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crowd

crowd Sentence Examples

  • The crowd began to cheer.

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  • The crowd began to cheer.

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  • The crowd had dispersed, so they turned toward the only hotel in town.

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  • I grabbed a hot dog with sauerkraut at a stand nearby and watched the theater crowd exit the latest block buster show.

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  • Her gaze passed over the faces in the crowd across the street.

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  • The crowd cheered as one and the parade began.

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  • Several people in the crowd rushed at the coachman.

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  • A dozen of them smashed together and tumbled to the ground, and seeing his success Jim kicked again and again, charging into the vegetable crowd, knocking them in all directions and sending the others scattering to escape his iron heels.

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  • Dean looked around the crowd but couldn't spot her.

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  • Most of the boys she dated would never have thought of practicing the age-old custom of walking around the car to open her door, or guiding her through the crowd with a gentle hand on one elbow.

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  • "Wooo!" was the response from the crowd, and Len's blush deepened.

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  • "If there's a gal in the crowd, Fred will find her," Dean commented as Fred joined them.

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  • In another flash of lightning, she saw a form dart from the hallway, around the stunned crowd, towards her.

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  • He took her hand and led her through the crowd at a steady pace.

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  • Then a little man jumped out of the basket, took off his tall hat, and bowed very gracefully to the crowd of Mangaboos around him.

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  • She faced her father, not expecting to see the small crowd of people on the other side of the monument.

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  • The crowd erupted in cheers and applause.

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  • It gives you a hint why the whole crowd wants to carve up Mr. Baratto a piece at a time.

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  • The crowd was respectable although it looked smaller due to the large size of the building.

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  • I drove over to Greenbriar Road 'cause I figured I'd take a peek before I informed the Washington crowd of suits I had access to the place.

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  • See, here's an officer jammed in too-- different voices were saying in the crowd, as the men looked at one another, and all pressed toward the exit from the bridge.

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  • Dolokhov who was in the midst of the crowd forced his way to the edge of the dam, throwing two soldiers off their feet, and ran onto the slippery ice that covered the millpool.

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  • The crowd was screaming, the torches blinding.

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  • Bianca jogged after the two, who raced towards a small crowd at the opened gate of the compound.

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  • The wagons escorted by the hussars drew up to the picket ropes and a crowd of hussars surrounded them.

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  • Punishment and fear were not; nor were threatening words read On suspended brass; nor did the suppliant crowd fear The words of their judge; but were safe without an avenger.

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  • Again the crowd of members of the suite and street gazers (among whom was Rostov) moved nearer to the Emperor.

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  • When the crowd began to break up in earnest, she took her husband's arm and led him to their kitchen where a chicken pot pie was still bubbling on the table.

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  • When the crowd began to break up in earnest, she took her husband's arm and led him to their kitchen where a chicken pot pie was still bubbling on the table.

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  • The crowd moved on again.

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  • On his way home from Vorontsovo, as he was passing the Bolotnoe Place Pierre, seeing a large crowd round the Lobnoe Place, stopped and got out of his trap.

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  • Jule rose and maneuvered through the crowd and down the small hall.

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  • The crowd seemed clustered at one particular spot.

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  • Kiera made her way through the crowd to an area with far fewer people.

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  • His advisors and mates dressed in well-made clothing edged with silver, denoting their rank among the shouting crowd in rags.

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  • The crowd of people really had made the house stuffy.

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  • Order them not to crowd together.

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  • The crowd jeered more loudly at their approach.

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  • He took her arm and led her through the crowd into the night.

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  • Count Ilya, again thrusting his way through the crowd, went out of the drawing room and reappeared a minute later with another committeeman, carrying a large silver salver which he presented to Prince Bagration.

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  • It was at first impossible to enter the drawing-room door for the crowd of members and guests jostling one another and trying to get a good look at Bagration over each other's shoulders, as if he were some rare animal.

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  • He wriggled through the crowd to her, looking past her at the chasm and the woman sobbing beside it.

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  • In spite of the inclement weather, there was a large crowd of bathers frolicking in the earth-warmed water of the million-gallon facility when Dean dislodged his passengers.

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  • He felt an obligation to Ethel Rosewater but by the looks of the crowd his presence was unnecessary.

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  • The warriors with her closed around her, blocking some of the crowd from sight.

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  • "Wait one, Brady," Larry responded then bellowed at the crowd of aides-de-camp Brady knew regularly surrounded him.

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  • A moment later everyone had drawn up round the crowd of dogs.

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  • It was busy enough; she might be able to lose him if she made it to a crowd of people.

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  • She reached Evelyn and Romas and forced herself not to crowd them.

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  • He had a crowd control baton the size of her hand that expanded with a touch to the thumb pad.

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  • She reached Evelyn and Romas and forced herself not to crowd them.

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  • The children who crowd these grimy alleys, half-clad and underfed, shrink away from your outstretched hand as if from a blow.

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  • A man walked calmly through the crowd, strange red tattoos glowing all over his body, similar to the tattoos she'd seen on David Kingsly's neck when he invited her to the gala.

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  • She stared at him dumbly until the crowd forced her toward the exit.

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  • A lean figure in a gray business suit stepped out of a crowd of new arrivals.

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  • Still the cannon balls continued regularly to whistle and flop onto the ice and into the water and oftenest of all among the crowd that covered the dam, the pond, and the bank.

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  • Dean glanced at his watch and threaded his way through the crowd to the bar, hoping Cynthia had not given up.

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  • The auction crowd could wait a little longer for his chauffeuring gig.

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  • A man and a woman in their prime stood before them, and the light murmuring of the crowd hushed.

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  • Dean stepped to the sidewalk and waited for Cynthia to emerge from the church, but when she did, a crowd of friends and well wishers surrounded her, with the Mayer-the-leech encircling her shoulder with his scummy arm.

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  • Jenn grabbed Dustin's hand and pulled him through the crowd, out of the enclosed space where the walls crumbled.

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  • An instant later he suddenly backed toward the crowd of Mangaboos and kicked out his hind legs as hard as he could.

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  • He towered head and shoulders over the mostly female crowd and leaned with deceptive casualness that radiated danger against one of the pillars in the food court.

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  • After lunch, photographer Brandon Westlake took the opportunity to show a montage of his recent shots, first on the parlor coffee table, and then, as the crowd increased, he presented a full-fledged slide show.

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  • One of Fred's nameless cohorts buttonholed Dean as he stepped from his vehicle, and by the time he extricated himself from her verbal grasp, the blonde was lost in the crowd at the park.

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  • Jennifer Radisson, in spite of her height and eye catching blonde hair, was quickly lost in the happy crowd that clogged the sidewalks.

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  • By the time the Deans arrived, the crowd was already several deep, the hoses drawn, and the early participants chatting nervously.

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  • As if on cue, the crowd began to break up, with cheerful groups moving to various positions around the circle.

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  • The crowd had grown since Dean's Thursday trip, both in numbers of climbers and spectators.

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  • The man seemed to consider, aware of the small crowd whose attention was drawn to the group.

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  • The place catered to the espresso crowd but Dean acquiesced.

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  • Andy Sackler and Dean responded to a call crosstown at Ralph's Barber Shop, where they found a crowd milling around the sidewalk and a half dozen customers seated inside.

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  • Willoughby's was old hardwood and brass under 70 years of bad breath and nicotine, catering to a tenth the crowd of bygone days.

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  • The man seemed to consider, aware of the small crowd whose attention was drawn to the group.

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  • Having forced his way out of the crowd of fugitives, Prince Andrew, trying to keep near Kutuzov, saw on the slope of the hill amid the smoke a Russian battery that was still firing and Frenchmen running toward it.

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  • For a moment the crowd stood still, but then it made another rush forward.

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  • She stepped into the crowd with Evelyn, who was soon spirited away by Lishana.

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  • I was downstream, on the other side of the bridge, watching Penny and by the time I noticed the crowd and got there, they were getting ready to haul Shipton out.

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  • I was downstream, on the other side of the bridge, watching Penny and by the time I noticed the crowd and got there, they were getting ready to haul Shipton out.

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  • Then the crowd cheered lustily and Dorothy hugged the kitten in her arms and told her how delighted she was to know that she was innocent.

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  • As often happens, the horses of a convoy wagon became restive at the end of the bridge, and the whole crowd had to wait.

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  • And there," he pointed to a sutler's tent, "they crowd in and sit.

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  • Crossing a road they descended a steep incline and saw several men lying on the ground; they also met a crowd of soldiers some of whom were unwounded.

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  • In front of them rows of gray cloaks were already visible through the smoke, and an officer catching sight of Bagration rushed shouting after the crowd of retreating soldiers, ordering them back.

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  • In spite of the trampling of the French gendarmes' horses, which were pushing back the crowd, Rostov kept his eyes on every movement of Alexander and Bonaparte.

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  • Alexander and Napoleon, with the long train of their suites, approached the right flank of the Preobrazhensk battalion and came straight up to the crowd standing there.

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  • Almost every time a new carriage drove up a whisper ran through the crowd and caps were doffed.

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  • The Emperor passed on to the drawing room, the crowd made a rush for the doors, and several persons with excited faces hurried there and back again.

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  • She and the countess and Sonya were standing by themselves as in the depths of a forest amid that crowd of strangers, with no one interested in them and not wanted by anyone.

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  • The huntsmen assembled with their booty and their stories, and all came to look at the wolf, which, with her broad-browed head hanging down and the bitten stick between her jaws, gazed with great glassy eyes at this crowd of dogs and men surrounding her.

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  • And feeling the bright light that flooded the whole place and the warm air heated by the crowd, Natasha little by little began to pass into a state of intoxication she had not experienced for a long while.

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  • Natasha remarked to her father who had also risen and was moving through the crowd toward the actress.

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  • With a sinking heart, wretched as she always was now when she found herself in a crowd, Natasha in her lilac silk dress trimmed with black lace walked- -as women can walk--with the more repose and stateliness the greater the pain and shame in her soul.

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  • Count Rostov at the back of the crowd was expressing approval; several persons, briskly turning a shoulder to the orator at the end of a phrase, said:

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  • Glinka, the editor of the Russian Messenger, who was recognized (cries of "author! author!" were heard in the crowd), said that "hell must be repulsed by hell," and that he had seen a child smiling at lightning flashes and thunderclaps, but "we will not be that child."

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  • The crowd drew up to the large table, at which sat gray-haired or bald seventy-year-old magnates, uniformed and besashed almost all of whom Pierre had seen in their own homes with their buffoons, or playing boston at the clubs.

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  • With an incessant hum of voices the crowd advanced to the table.

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  • There was a rustling among the crowd and it again subsided, so that Pierre distinctly heard the pleasantly human voice of the Emperor saying with emotion:

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  • Hey? shouted Rostov, coming up to the crowd with quick steps.

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  • Maine is a place that spoils vacationers with many food choices that stand out among the crowd.

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  • It caters to a crowd that knows what they want in sushi, so its tasting menus tend toward the sophisticated.

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  • Pierre, swaying his stout body, advanced, making way through the crowd and nodding to right and left as casually and good-naturedly as if he were passing through a crowd at a fair.

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  • Even at ten o'clock, when the Rostovs got out of their carriage at the chapel, the sultry air, the shouts of hawkers, the light and gay summer clothes of the crowd, the dusty leaves of the trees on the boulevard, the sounds of the band and the white trousers of a battalion marching to parade, the rattling of wheels on the cobblestones, and the brilliant, hot sunshine were all full of that summer languor, that content and discontent with the present, which is most strongly felt on a bright, hot day in town.

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  • "What is this?" thought Prince Andrew approaching the crowd of soldiers.

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  • Suddenly a cannon ball hissed so low above the crowd that everyone ducked.

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  • One soldier, in his fear, uttered the senseless cry, "Cut off!" that is so terrible in battle, and that word infected the whole crowd with a feeling of panic.

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  • Would this disorderly crowd of soldiers attend to the voice of their commander, or would they, disregarding him, continue their flight?

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  • It's all up now! he was told in Russian, German, and Czech by the crowd of fugitives who understood what was happening as little as he did.

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  • The crowd, pushing forward desperately, squeezed together, moved a few steps, and again stopped.

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  • The ice bore him but it swayed and creaked, and it was plain that it would give way not only under a cannon or a crowd, but very soon even under his weight alone.

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  • I'm just tired of the labels we slap on people who think independent of the 'in' crowd.

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  • With long strides, he started toward her, pushing his way through the crowd.

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  • She found a chair jammed against the wall and stepped on it to see the crowd.

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  • She didn't see her brother's bleached hair and familiar face anywhere in the crowd.

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  • Fell in with the wrong crowd.

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  • She turned to see the hall in disarray, a mist darker than night slowly creeping through the crowd.

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  • If Damian knew the woman trying to crawl back into his bed had helped murder his brother, her husband… She couldn't see him over the crowd.

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  • She waved her hand around the crowd.

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  • He kept an eye out for Billy Langstrom, whom he still hoped to talk to, but he spotted neither him nor Pumpkin Green in the crowd.

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  • Smile and toss 'em to the crowd.

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  • The six ladies-in-waiting of the Dean for Sheriff brigade cupped their hands and booed the competition, to the delight of the crowd.

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  • Dean agreed as he and Cynthia were caught up in the dispersing crowd.

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  • Dean was amazed at the size of the crowd.

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  • There followed a buzz in the crowd.

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  • Cora began weaving through the crowd.

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  • one would know she didn't belong among the blue bloods in this crowd.

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  • She'd lost Hannah in the crowd.

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  • Her gaze took in the crowd.

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  • "You guys got any whiskey?" she asked, trailing him through the crowd.

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  • She kept her eyes on the couple instead of the crowd.

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  • Tables and pillows stretched as far as she could see to create a massive circle she assumed was large enough to seat the crowd.

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  • Her eyes caught movement at the edge of the crowd.

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  • Kiera nodded, content to hide from the crowd.

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  • Then he added, "If it is in code, we're the wrong crowd for trying to break it."

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  • He's one of these type A personality guys who's always wound up tighter than a spring—wears whatever face suits the crowd.

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  • Poncho's was a staple for the twenty-something crowd.

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  • Hers was the kind of beauty that made a man notice her in a crowd full of beauties, or a god spot her from others gathered in his orchard for a celebration of his twenty-seventh birthday.

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  • Dustin darted in front of her, pushing his way through the crowd.

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  • He released her and leaned forward to hear her over the bellowing crowd.

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  • The crowd's sudden roar made her flinch.

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  • Angry voices wove in and out of the crowd's jeering and the ringing of her ears.

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  • Hilden moved through the crowd directly to the table and took up a protective position behind Rissa, watching without interfering.

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  • He wove through the crowd, peering between his eyelashes before he reached the main table where Hilden stood.

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  • She was half listening to him while she watched Denton reluctantly leave Clarissa and glance around the crowd.

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  • His eyes spotted the form he sought, and he wove his way through the crowd, trailing her down a quiet side street.

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  • His dinner was searching the crowd for someone.

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  • She and her friends fell away as he moved into the crowd, towards the blonde.

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  • He pointed out a Barnes and Noble, and she was shocked to see the crowd outside the store.

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  • She was quickly cut off from Xander by the adoring masses and forced to push her way through the crowd to follow him.

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  • It took twenty minutes for him to weave his way through the crowd to the autograph table.

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  • He joined a small crowd of people gathered around the unmistakable body of Xander and his friend, Jule.

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  • Xander caught her eye over the crowd.

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  • Jule wound his way through the crowd, smiling politely at the women who placed manicured hands on his arm to stop him.

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  • He rested his elbows on the railing and leaned over to see the small crowd spilling out of the doors onto the beach.

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  • His attention turned to the crowd below the balcony.

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  • Even seated, he was drawing a crowd.

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  • They leaned against the railing, Gerry facing the crowd and Jessi facing the sky and sea.

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  • Xander took her hand and led her through the crowd into the house, ignoring anyone who tried to talk to him.

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  • Dressed in full armour and attended by the papal vicar, Cola headed a procession to the Capitol; here he addressed the assembled crowd, speaking "with fascinating eloquence of the servitude and redemption of Rome."

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  • In 1798, when the French occupied Rome, Consalvi was imprisoned in the castle of St Angelo, together with other papal officials, in retaliation for the murder of General Duphot; a proposal to whip him through the streets was defeated by the French general in command, but, after three months' confinement, he was deported with a crowd of galley slaves to Naples, and his property was confiscated as that of "an enemy of the Roman republic."

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  • The fish crowd round him and pay homage.

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  • In their hurry to obtain wealth, this crowd of office-mongers from the provinces lent themselves to all kinds of bribery and corruption.

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  • The modern Wagnerian conductor is apt to complain that Beethoven, in his four-bar phrase, drowns a melody which lies in the weakest register of the clarinet by a crowd of superfluous notes in oboes, horns and flutes.

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  • Finding the usual crowd of beggars before St Peter's, he exchanged his clothes with one of them, and experienced an overpowering joy in spending the day begging among the rest.

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  • The contrast between the new regime and the ancient tradition of the city was curiously illustrated in 1818 by a scene described in Metternich's Memoirs, when, before the opening of the congress, Francis I., emperor of Austria, regarded by all Germany as the successor of the Holy Roman emperors, knelt at the tomb of Charlemagne amid a worshipping crowd, while the Protestant Frederick William III.

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  • 155), the crowd shouted, "This is the father of the Christians" 2; but the words were probably prompted by the Jews, who took a prominent part in the martyrdom, and who naturally viewed Polycarp in the light of a great Christian rabbi, and gave him the title which their own teachers bore.

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  • " My timid reserve was astonished by the crowd and tumult of the school; the want of strength and activity disqualified me for the sports of the play-field..

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  • " In London," says he, " I was lost in the crowd; I ranked with the first families in Lausanne, and my style of prudent expense enabled me to maintain a fair balance of reciprocal civilities..

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  • One authority says of the crowd which gathered there: "They had the hair of their heads very few of them longer than their ears, whereupon it came to pass that those who usually with their cries attended at Westminster were by a nickname called Roundheads."

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  • Quite recently, another mode of budding has been described in Trypanosyllis gemmipara, where a crowd of some fifty buds arising symmetrically are produced at the tail end of the worm.

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  • The author bespeaks the favour of those to whom he addresses himself in the following significant terms: - " Neither shall I affright you with hedging, ditching, marling, chalking, paring and burning, draining, watering and such like, which are all very good improvements indeed, and very agreeable with the soil and situation of East Lothian, but I know ye cannot bear as yet a crowd of improvements, this being only intended to initiate you in the true method and principles of husbandry."

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  • Evidence in support of this view is sought for in the accounts in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle and elsewhere, where the decisions of the witan were received with loud expressions of approval or of disapproval by an assembled crowd, and it is argued that this is a survival from an earlier age, when all the freemen attended the witan.

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  • But the attendance of the crowd can be otherwise explained.

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  • On the 12th of July 1789 Camille, leaping upon a table outside one of the cafes in the garden of the_ Palais Royal, announced to the crowd the dismissal of their favourite.

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  • He descended amid the embraces of the crowd, and his cry "To arms!"

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  • In his violence, bound as he was, he tore his clothes into shreds, and his bare shoulders and breast were exposed to the gaze of the surging crowd.

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  • For the rest his classification demands no particular remark; but that in a work of this kind he had the courage to recognize, for instance, such a fact as the essential difference between swallows and swifts lifts him considerably above the crowd of other ornithological writers of his time.

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  • In 1392 a law put an end to riding in the Merceria, on account of the crowd, and all horses and mules were obliged to carry bells to warn foot-passengers.

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  • In 1770, on the 5th of March, in a street brawl, a number of citizens were killed or wounded by the soldiers, who fired into a crowd that were baiting a sentry.

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  • The final settlement of a " future " settlement contract involved usually a crowd of persons, and the of " differ= passage of large sums of money backwards and for e"ces."

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  • This would be so if people acted independently and without guidance, but actually they are sometimes misled by published advice and movements in the market intended to deceive them, and, even when they are not, they watch each other's attitudes and tend to act as a crowd.

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  • Many delicious stories are told of his presence of mind and the skilful appeals which he made to the better feeling of the crowd.

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  • Nor is it possible to mention here all the intrigues and quarrels that arose during three and a half years among the crowd of prelates, monks, doctors, simple clerks, princes and ambassadors composing this tumultuous assembly - perhaps the greatest congress of people the world has ever seen.

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  • But the French army was already completely out of hand, and the degree to which the panic of a crowd can master even the strongest instinct of the individual is shown by the conduct of the fugitives who crowded over the bridges, treading hundreds under foot, whilst all the time the river was easily fordable and mounted men rode backwards and forwards across it.

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  • The people, headed by John Lizka (1376-1424), threw the burgomaster and several town-councillors, who were the instigators of this outrage, from the windows and they were immediately killed by the crowd.

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  • His lucid style and the perfection of his experimental demonstrations drew to his lectures a crowd of enthusiastic scholars, on whom he impressed the importance of applied science by conducting them round the factories and workshops of the city; and he further found time to hold weekly "colloquies" on physical questions at his house with a small circle of young students.

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  • of a crowd of small compass needles (representative of magnetic molecules) is proportional to the 1.6th power of the aggregate maximum magnetic moment before or after completion of the cycle.

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  • His grave was surrounded by a large crowd of mourners, among whom were Gladstone, Bright, Milner Gibson, Charles Villiers and a host besides from all parts of the country.

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  • But he had no sooner mounted the steps leading to the entrance than the crowd, which had followed him all the way beating him with sticks and umbrellas, made a rush at him, knocked him down, and kicked and trampled him to death.

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  • All round and about this line of descent there was a crowd of varying forms branching off more or less widely from the main stem, different kinds of commendation, different forms of precarium, some of which varied greatly from that through which the fief descends, and some of which survived in much the old character and under the old name for a long time after later feudalism was definitely established.'

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  • long, with a narrow space between, had been erected in front of the palace, and five hundred soldiers kept a wide circle clear of the crowd.

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  • In winter, for example, when the northern monsoon begins to blow, numbers of denizens of the Sea of Okhotsk swim southward to the more genial waters of north Japan; and in summer the Indian Ocean and the Malayan archipelago send to her southern coasts a crowd of emigrants which turn homeward again at the approach of winter.

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  • The crowd, which collected on so shocking a discovery, took up the idea that he had been strangled by the family to prevent him from changing his religion, and that this was a common practice among Protestants.

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  • Thus when Tromp appeared "at the back of the Goodwins" with a fleet of 80 war-ships and a crowd of merchant vessels on the 29th of November, Blake was not in a position to engage him with any assured prospect of success.

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  • The great event of this visit took place on the succeeding Christmas Day, when Charles on rising from prayer in St Peter's was crowned by Leo and proclaimed emperor and Augustus amid the acclamations of the crowd.

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  • Catherine's policy provoked a crowd of pamphlets, the most celebrated being the Discours inerveilleux de la vie, actions et deportemens de la seine Catherine de Medicis, in which Henri Estienne undoubtedly collaborated.

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  • Towards the end of the century the heretical Sikh Guru, Ram Rai, expelled from the Punjab, sought refuge in the Dun and gathered round him a crowd of devotees.

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  • Melanchthon, who was for a moment carried away by the movement, partook, with several of his students, of the communion under both kinds, and on Christmas Eve a crowd invaded the church of All Saints, broke the lamps, threatened the priests and made sport of the venerable ritual.

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  • symbolizing, "a vain crowd of contrary and warring opinions"; and again9 as "vain people"; both phrases being based on a mistaken etymology of the name Balaam.

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  • Like all quacks they gather a crowd of slaves, children, women and idlers.

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  • Jesus withdraws to the Judaean desert, but soon returns, six days before Passover, to Bethany; Mary anoints Him, a crowd comes to see Him and Lazarus, and the hierarchs then plan the killing of Lazarus also.

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  • " and the crowd prefers Barabbas.

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  • The latter were slower, and hampered by the crowd of damaged battleships, store-ships and colliers; before 5 they were in the greatest confusion, which was presently increased by the battleship squadron, now turned back and heading W.

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  • - The external forces acting on a bridge may be classified as follows: (t) The live or temporary load, for road bridges the weight of a dense crowd uniformly distributed, or the weight of a heavy wagon or traction engine; for railway bridges the weight of the heaviest train likely to come on the bridge.

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  • - A dense crowd of people may be taken as a uniform load of 80 to 120 lb per sq.

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  • But in recent times the weight of traction engines and wagons which pass over bridges has increased, and this kind of load generally produces greater straining action than a crowd of people.

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  • In Switzerland roads are divided into three classes according to their importance, and the following loads are prescribed, the designer having to provide sufficient strength either for a uniformly distributed crowd, or for a heavy wagon anywhere on the roadway: - In England still larger loads are now provided for.

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  • This took place on the night of the 22nd of April 1826; but a mistaken order threw the ranks of the Greeks into disorder, and the Turks entered the town pell-mell with the retreating crowd.

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  • Though it is perhaps needlessly long, the thread of the story is never lost amid a crowd of details; every incident is made subordinate to the general idea, appears in its appropriate place, and contributes its share to the perfection of the whole.

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  • The quantity of work which he turned out is enormous, for the fifteen large volumes which contain 'his ' Norman Conquest, his unfinished History of Sicily, his William Rufus (1882), and his Essays (1872-1879), and the crowd of his smaller books, are matched in amount by his uncollected contributions to periodicals.

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  • They began in 1860 at the funeral of the widow of General Sobinski, killed in 1830, and on the 27th of February 1861 they led to the so-called Warsaw massacres, when the troops fired on a crowd which refused to disperse.

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  • At the moment when the university of Paris was, by the absence of its rivals, placed in complete control of the education of France, she found herself driven to defend the principles of classical education against a crowd of assailants.

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  • "The whole of the advantages and disadvantages of the different employments of labour and stock must, in the same neighbourhood, be either perfectly equal or continually tending to equality"; if one had greatly the advantage over the others, people would crowd into it, and the level would soon be restored.

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  • But after cremation came in a mourning procession of servants and chiefs carrying the body to the funeral pyre to be burnt by the demondressed priests, after which the crowd of wives and slaves were exhorted to serve their lord faithfully in the next world, were sacrificed and their bodies burnt.

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  • (A) There are two broad divisions: (I) all animals of a given species are sacred, perhaps owing to the impossibility of distinguishing the sacred few from the profane crowd; (2) one or a fixed number of a species are sacred.

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  • Danh-gbi has numerous wives, who until 1857 took part in a public procession from which the profane crowd was excluded; a python was carried round the town in a hammock, perhaps as a ceremony for the expulsion of evils.

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  • The true art of life is to crowd as much enjoyment as possible into every moment.

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  • With an imposing force he returned to the Forum, and at the foot of the Capitol encountered Galba, who, alarmed by vague rumours of treachery, was making his way through a dense crowd of wondering citizens towards the barracks of the guard.

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  • Pechlin undertook to crowd the fatal masquerade with accomplices, but took care not to be there personally.

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  • This he did with safety in the face of a large and threatening crowd, and thus dealt the mutineers a heavy blow.

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  • A crowd of 6000 persons gathered, and Hodson with marvellous coolness ordered them to disarm, which they proceeded to do.

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  • He sent the princes on with an escort of ten men, while with the remaining ninety he collected the arms of the crowd.

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  • On galloping after the princes he found the crowd once more pressing on the escort and threatening an attack; and fearing that he would be unable to bring his prisoners into Delhi he shot them with his own hand.

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  • This is the most bitterly criticized action in his career, but no one but the man on the spot can judge how it is necessary to handle a crowd; and in addition one of the princes, Abu Bukt, heir-apparent to the throne, had made himself notorious for cutting off the arms and legs of English children and pouring the blood into their mothers' mouths.

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  • Surrounded by a crowd of slaves, mistresses and flatterers, he permitted his empire to be administered by unworthy favourites, while he squandered the money wrung from his provinces on costly buildings and expensive gifts to the churches of his metropolis.

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  • "He relieved the poor wheresoever he came, so that flies flock not thicker to spilt honey than beggars constantly crowd about him" (Fuller).

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  • This division contains the palace of the ruler of Tiryns, a building which shows careful and skilful construction, elaborate decoration, and a well-arranged plan, suitable to the wants1 of a wealthy autocratic chief, who lived in a manner which partly recalls the luxury of an Oriental king, and also resembled the feudal state of a medieval baron, surrounded by a crowd of vassals.

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  • The remarkable area of gold-mining industry which lies to the north-east of Gartok is reached by another route from Leh, which, crossing the Chang la close to Leh, passes by Rudok at the eastern extremity of Lake Pangong in a south-easterly direction, running north of the great mountain masses which crowd round the Indus sources.

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  • Around the Anglo-Saxon magnates were collected a crowd of retainers and dependants of all ranks and conditions; and there is evidence enough to show that among them were some called cnihtas who were not always the humblest or least considerable of their number.'

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  • The tips of unripened wood should be cut back about one-third their length at an outwardly placed bud, and the chief pruning thereafter required will be to cut away inwardly directed shoots which cross or crowd each other and tend to confuse the centre of the tree.

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  • was raised in the midst of a motley but increasing crowd.

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  • A vast crowd on hearing this collected outside, and finally burst into the prison, seized the two brothers and literally tore them to pieces.

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  • The earliest extant account of a liturgical celebration of Palm Sunday is that given in the Peregrinatio Silviae (Eleutheriae),' which dates from the 4th century and contains a detailed account of the Holy Week ceremonies at Jerusalem by a Spanish lady of rank The actual festival began at one o'clock with a service in the church on the Mount of Olives; at three o'clock clergy and people went in procession, singing hymns, to the scene of the Ascension; two hours of prayer, singing and reading of appropriate Scriptures followed, until, at five o'clock the reading of the passage from the Gospel telling how "the children with olive branches and palms go to meet the Lord, and cry: ` Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord '" gave the signal for the crowd to break up, and, carrying branches of olive and palm, to conduct the bishop, in eo typo quo tune Dominus deductus est, 2 with cries of "Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord!"

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  • 12) with their ascending and descending buckets disappeared, and with it the cosmopolitan crowd of busy miners working like ants at the bottom of the pit.

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  • A crowd of small writers had vainly attempted to rival Addison.

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  • War was evidently impending; and the ministers seem to have thought that the eloquence of Johnson might with advantage be employed to inflame the nation against the opposition at home, and against the rebels beyond the Atlantic. He had already written two or three tracts in defence of the foreign and domestic policy of the government; and those tracts, though hardly worthy of him, were much superior to the crowd of pamphlets which lay on the counters of Almon and Stockdale.

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  • A crowd of small settlements from the old Phoenicia, settlements for trade rather than for dominion, factories rather than colonies, grew up on promontories and small islands all round the coast (Thuc. vi.

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  • Town after town was delivered, first Messana, then Syracuse, then a crowd of others.

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  • began about 1570 B.C., taking what seems to be the utmost interval that it permits, 220 years have to contain a crowd of kings of whom nearly 100 are already known by name from monuments and papyri, while fresh names are being added annually to the long list; the shattered fragments of the last columns in the Turin Papyrus show space for 150 or perhaps _____ - 180 kings of this period, apparently with ~asted Petrie out reaching the XVIIth Dynasty.

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  • Riding along the Jager Strasse one day, he saw a crowd of people.

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  • No sooner were the words spoken, which spread instantly, than there rose from the whole crowd one universal huzzah of joy.

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  • When carbon-assimilation is active, starch-granules crowd upon the surface of the pyrenoid and completely obscure it from view.

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  • During the first half of the 19th century wholesale clearances had been effected in many districts, and the crofters were compelled either to emigrate or to crowd into areas already congested, where, eking out a precarious living by following the fisheries, they led a hard and miserable existence.

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  • There had been an intention of holding some mock trial of Riccio, but the fury of the crowd overcame them: Riccio was dragged from Mary's table and fell under more than fifty dagger wounds.

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  • He had very little adaptability in dealing with his fellows; the crowd, as a crowd, fired his enthusiasm, but he was unable to cope with the individuals that composed it.

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  • At this moment a crowd came up to ask the fulfilment of his annual act of grace, the pardon of a prisoner at the Passover.

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  • Luther nailed ninety-five theses on the church door on that day, the 1st of November 1517, when the crowd could see and read them.

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  • The Church responded, and under Peter's leadership a motley crowd, principally of French origin, set out in 1096 for the Holy Land.

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  • Instead of driving to the Capitol in a coach and six, he walked without a guard or servant from his lodgings - or, as a rival tradition has it, he rode, and hitched his horse to a neighbouring fence - attended by a crowd of citizens.

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  • Its particular importance consists in the fact that the stars, bright as well as faint, crowd towards this plane.

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