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crowded Sentence Examples

  • The men crowded together round the campfires.

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  • Where the street had been vacant during the day, they were crowded at night.

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  • Must be crowded here today.

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  • He strode through the crowded Egyptian street market, the Khan al-Khalili, one of the oldest markets in the world.

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  • Almost every dwelling on the narrow, crowded road was in pieces.

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  • Dawn and Random snorted and crowded close to Princess.

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  • I must have cried out as everyone crowded around the single viewing unit.

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  • The Quincys wandered into the crowded parlor.

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  • The other customers crowded the back with Deidre.

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  • Traci joined them, coffee in hand, and they merged into the crowded mall.

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  • The other customers crowded the back with Deidre.

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  • There were wounded in the yards, at the windows of the houses, and the streets were crowded with them.

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  • Jackson chose a bar that wouldn't be too crowded at this hour.

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  • There was a rest area at the summit already crowded with rid­ers.

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  • There was a rest area at the summit already crowded with rid­ers.

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  • This only means that the equipotential surfaces are crowded together, just as they are near the ridge of a house.

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  • She made her way to the hallway and breathed more easily in the less crowded space.

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  • The really diligent student in one of the crowded hives of Cambridge College is as solitary as a dervish in the desert.

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  • She stopped in the doorway of the main house leading onto the crowded lawn, aghast.

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  • She crowded Darkyn's mate.

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  • The room was crowded with small pieces of furniture, whatnots, cupboards, and little tables.

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  • Selyn crowded her, almost tripping them both by how close she was.

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  • The hussars and Cossacks crowded round the prisoners; one offered them clothes, another boots, and a third bread.

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  • In the country one sees only Nature's fair works, and one's soul is not saddened by the cruel struggle for mere existence that goes on in the crowded city.

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  • 'I opened my antechambers and they crowded in.'

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  • Several shopkeepers crowded round the officer.

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  • Jim and the buggy followed, the old cab-horse being driven by Zeb while the Wizard stood up on the seat and bowed his bald head right and left in answer to the cheers of the people, who crowded thick about him.

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  • It became obvious early on that Dean wouldn't reach his des­tination by 7:00 and in fact the sun was beginning to set when he finally pulled into the crowded parking lot of The Sea Mist restau­rant.

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  • It became obvious early on that Dean wouldn't reach his des­tination by 7:00 and in fact the sun was beginning to set when he finally pulled into the crowded parking lot of The Sea Mist restau­rant.

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  • His route to Philly looked like a drunkard's path, zigzagging a series of country roads that were at times crowded with local traffic.

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  • A great number of people crowded in front of the conflagration.

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  • Telluride's sixty-six trails, spread over more than a thousand acres, were an awesome change from the crowded slopes Dean had skied in the East in years gone by.

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  • The boy ran through the crowded marketplace, dodging merchants' carts and weaving through the patrons.

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  • After purchasing a conservative blouse and jeans of quality, she moved on to a less crowded grocery store than the budget one she usually used.

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  • Most crowded around banquet tables still laden with foods from the night.

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  • Most crowded around banquet tables still laden with foods from the night.

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  • But the soldiers, crowded together shoulder to shoulder, their bayonets interlocking, moved over the bridge in a dense mass.

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  • Normally, she'd leave before it got too crowded; her father preferred she avoided people altogether.

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  • The toddlers left Jack at her cheerful voice and crowded around the crate.

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  • Ully obeyed.  They crept through the hallways, avoiding any that seemed crowded.  Toby followed the directions he saw in his memories and led them to a small chamber near the center of the fortress.  They entered and closed the door, seeing the open portal hovering in the middle.  He took Ully's hand, and they stepped into it.

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  • I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself than be crowded on a velvet cushion.

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  • She walked from the hospital campus to a crowded sidewalk that ran beside a main street.

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  • The den was crowded with relatives – Morino's and Senor Medena's.

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  • He worked his way across the crowded room and knelt beside Alondra, putting a comforting arm around her shoulders.

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  • They are like the people whom they see every day, who prefer the crowded, noisy city to the quiet and freedom of the country.

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  • Their very numbers and their crowded and swift movement deprived them of that possibility and rendered it not only difficult but impossible for the Russians to stop this movement, to which the French were directing all their energies.

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  • The bar is very popular with its host of regular customers, and is particularly crowded on weekends.

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  • Still, it was crowded, and living out of a suitcase wasn't Carmen's idea of living.

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  • "What a fine fellow you are, friend!" said the Cossack to a convoy soldier with a wagon, who was pressing onto the infantrymen who were crowded together close to his wheels and his horses.

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  • And so he did not like Zdrzhinski's tale, nor did he like Zdrzhinski himself who, with his mustaches extending over his cheeks, bent low over the face of his hearer, as was his habit, and crowded Rostov in the narrow shanty.

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  • From the alighting board, instead of the former spirituous fragrant smell of honey and venom, and the warm whiffs of crowded life, comes an odor of emptiness and decay mingling with the smell of honey.

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  • He climbed in, maneuvering it through the crowded street.

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  • Pierre led them to the empty, well-lit helicopter hangar, where several men crowded around a still body on the hangar floor.

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  • The auction continued in full swing, the outdoor area crowded with bargain seekers, their acquired spoils piled high about them.

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  • She pulled onto the crowded street and drove with barely contained patience through the residential areas before flooring the car when she reached the highway.

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  • Everyone crowded to the window, the Englishman in front.

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  • At that moment the pitiful wailing of women was heard from different sides, the frightened baby began to cry, and people crowded silently with pale faces round the cook.

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  • The smoke of the guns mingled with this mist, and over the whole expanse and through that mist the rays of the morning sun were reflected, flashing back like lightning from the water, from the dew, and from the bayonets of the troops crowded together by the riverbanks and in Borodino.

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  • The free use of discords and of wider intervals, together with the influence of the florid elements of solo-singing, enlarged the bounds of choral expression almost beyond recognition, while they crowded into very narrow quarters the subtleties of 16th-, century music. These, however, by no means disappeared; :and such devices as the crossing of parts in the second Kyrie of Bach's B Minor Mass (bars 7, 8, 14, 15, 22, 23, 50) abundantly show that in the hands of the great masters artistic truths are not things which a change of date can make false.

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  • The yard was crowded with peasant carts, some loaded high and already corded up, others still empty.

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  • The restaurant can be crowded on weekend nights, but reservations are not accepted.

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  • Since this restaurant is always crowded, reservations are recommended.

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  • Elise did so grudgingly, taking in the PMF insurgents crowded around.

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  • The apartment was almost as she'd last seen it: comfortable and crowded with oversized furniture and rugs coating every carpeted space.

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  • The soldiers crowded against one another with terrified faces, and Denisov joined Nesvitski.

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  • Just as horses shy and snort and gather about a dead horse, so the inmates of the house and strangers crowded into the drawing room round the coffin--the Marshal, the village Elder, peasant women--and all with fixed and frightened eyes, crossing themselves, bowed and kissed the old prince's cold and stiffened hand.

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  • When they had crossed the Crimean bridge the prisoners moved a few steps forward, halted, and again moved on, and from all sides vehicles and men crowded closer and closer together.

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  • The French were making a stand there behind a wattle fence in a garden thickly overgrown with bushes and were firing at the Cossacks who crowded at the gateway.

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  • When the meal was over, I sought him out in the main room while the other crowded around the kitchen cleaning up.

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  • Everyone in the crowded room knew Pastor Humphries and treated him with the reverence as a visiting cardinal.

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  • He made his way through the crowded halls, grunting under the weight of the man.

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  • He tossed her an it's-all-right and, ignoring three more strangers in suits and the crowded parlor, went directly to the phone.

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  • There were two men behind him, and they crowded around to see her.

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  • Dean had allowed what he thought was plenty of time for the flight but the rental car area was slow and the entire airport was crowded with storm-delayed trav­elers.

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  • There were two men behind him, and they crowded around to see her.

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  • At three o'clock the Throne Room was crowded with citizens, men, women and children being eager to witness the great trial.

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  • I said, "No; because, if there were no death, our world would soon be so crowded with living creatures that it would be impossible for any of them to live comfortably."

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  • Though the view from my door was still more contracted, I did not feel crowded or confined in the least.

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  • Another company, a lucky one for not all the companies had vodka, crowded round a pockmarked, broad-shouldered sergeant major who, tilting a keg, filled one after another the canteen lids held out to him.

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  • The men, women, and children of the large peasant family crowded into the back room across the passage.

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  • It was around him that the people chiefly crowded, expecting answers from him to the questions that occupied all their minds.

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  • Several officers formed a group and some soldiers crowded round them.

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  • It was in a crowded, shady side of town, the type of place he'd go to hunt down dinner, if he wasn't a kept vamp.

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  • It was crowded but bright and cheerful and smelled of cinnamon.

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  • in length, thickly crowded with forking branches and opposite leaves, which are about 2 in.

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  • But in the ensuing summer, after a terrible outbreak of plague had ravaged the crowded city, the people became thoroughly demoralized.

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  • In 1631 the spahis of Asia Minor rose in revolt, in protest against the deposition of the grand vizier Khosrev; their representatives crowded to Constantinople, stoned the new grand vizier, Hafiz, in the court of the palace, and pursued the sultan himself into the inner apartments, clamouring for seventeen heads of his advisers and favourites, on penalty of his own deposition.

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  • In places the nematocysts may be crowded so thickly as to form a tough, supporting, " chondral " tissue, resembling cartilage, chiefly developed at the margin of the umbrella and forming streaks or bars supporting the tentacles (" Tentakelspangen," peronia) or the tentaculocysts (" Gehorspangen," otoporpae).

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  • I noticed they were getting crowded.

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  • With Jack beside her, the tiny compartment was crowded.

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  • She didn't write down the license info—she skips that stuff unless the place is crowded.

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  • Jessi didn't look at him, but her cousins crowded him.

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  • It's a bit crowded.

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  • Moratin's crowning triumph in original comedy was El Si las Ninas (1806), which was performed night after night to crowded.

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  • His great work, the forcing into common law of the principles of civil law, was unaccomplished; but Story says "he seemed about to accomplish [it]; for his arguments before the Supreme Court were crowded with the principles of the Roman Law, wrought into the texture of the Common Law with great success."

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  • A crowded native quarter built round a picturesque lake lies close to the river with the European quarter to the south of it.

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  • The nervous system is remarkably concentrated in some beetles, the abdominal ganglia showing a tendency to become shifted forward and crowded together, and in certain chafers all the thoracic and abdominal ganglia are fused into a single nervecentre situated in the thorax, - a degree of specialization only matched in the insectan class among the Hemiptera and some muscid flies.

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  • Secondly, he knew that the greater the proportion of the Athenians who were prosperously at work in the country and therefore did not trouble to interfere in the work of government the less would be the danger of sedition, whose seeds are in a crowded city.

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  • The Tell el-Amarna despatches are crowded with evidences of Canaanite forms and idioms impressed on the Babylonian language of these cuneiform documents.

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  • Few crowded neighbourhoods are visible, and the characteristic features of the scene which meets the eye are the upturned roofs of temples, palaces, and mansions, gay with blue, green and yellow glazed tiles, glittering among the groves of trees with which the city abounds.

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  • It is fortunate that the city is not close-built or crowded, for since the first advent of foreigners in Peking in 1860 nothing whatever had been done until 1900 to improve the streets or the drainage.

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  • During the insurrection which followed, the usual barbarities were committed on both sides; the Christians betook themselves to the mountains, and the Mussulman peasants crowded into the fortified towns.

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  • It is a poor and crowded district, and a large industrial population is employed in the riverside wharves and in potteries, glassworks and other manufactures.

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  • The ganglia are crowded at the posterior end of the body as in leeches, and there is much tendency to the obliteration of the coelom as in that group. Pterodrilus and Cirrodrilus bear a few, or circles of, external processes which may be branchiae; Bdellodrilus and Astacobdella have none.

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  • So that a leech in which only twenty-seven segments are apparent by the enumeration of the annuli, separate ganglia, nephridia, lines of sensillae upon the body, really possesses an additional seven lying behind that which is apparently the last of the series and crowded together into a minute space.

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  • Though it is crowded with incident, the main facts in the central decade of Bruce's life may be rapidly told.

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  • The Scottish bowmen followed up this advantage, and the fight became general; the English horse, crowded into too narrow a space, were met by the steady resistance of the Scottish pikemen, who knew, as Bruce had told them truly, that they fought for their country, their wives, their children, and all that freemen hold dear.

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  • 2 Herein are contained more than nine hundred coloured and more than one hundred uncoloured plates, which are crowded with the figures of birds, a large proportion of them reduced copies from other works, and especially those of Gould.

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  • Washington Street, still narrow, is perhaps the most crowded and congested thoroughfare in America.

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  • At Saqqara, opposite Memphis itself, the steppyramid of Zoser of the IIIrd Dynasty, several pyramids of the Vth and VIth Dynasties, and innumerable mastaba-tombs of the Old Kingdom, are crowded together in the cemetery.

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  • Throughout the course of his crowded and magnificent pontificate, Innocent III.

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  • It seems inconceivable, however, that any other site should have been preferred by the primitive settlers to the Acropolis, which offered the greatest advantages for defence; the Pnyx, owing to its proximity to the centres of civic life, can never have been deserted, and that portion which lay within the city walls must have been fully occupied when Athens was crowded during the Peloponnesian War.

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  • Before the campaign of 1812 she accompanied the emperor to Dresden; but after that scene of splendour misfortunes crowded upon Napoleon.

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  • These are generally crowded with bathers and worshippers, who come to wash away their sins in the sacred river Ganges.

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  • A flower dissected and gummed on the sheets will often retain the colour which it is impossible to preserve in a crowded inflorescence.

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  • By nightfall upwards of 100,000 men, encumbered with at least 20,000 wounded, were crowded together on the little island scarcely a mile square, short of provisions and entirely destitute of course of all hospital accessories.

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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 view of the three from the south, presenting a continuous river frontage of six miles, the river crowded with shipping and the densely packed houses surmounted by church towers - of which three are higher than the dome of St Paul's in London - is one of great magnificence.

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  • During the business hours (1-3 p.m.) the exchange is crowded by some 5000 merchants and brokers.

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  • The food passes into these lobes, which may be found crowded with diatoms, and without doubt a large part of the digestion is carried on inside the liver.

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  • He retained his old university habit of taking long walks with a congenial companion, even in London, and although he cared but little for what is commonly known as society - the society of crowded rooms and fragments of sentences - he very much liked conversation.

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  • Where the lines are crowded together, as in the neighbourhood of the poles, the force is greater (or the field is stronger) than where they are more widely separated; hence the strength of a field at any point can be accurately specified by reference to the concentration of the lines.

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  • Where the induction is high the lines will be crowded together; where it is weak they will be widely separated, the number per square centimetre crossing a normal surface at any point being always equal to the numerical value of B.

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  • A small group of Australian genera closely approach the order Juncaceae in having small crowded flowers with a scarious or membranous perianth; they include Xanthorrhoea (grass-tree or blackboy) and Kingia, arborescent plants with an erect woody stem crowned with a tuft of long stiff narrow leaves, from the centre of which rises a tall dense flower spike or a number of stalked flower-heads; this group has been included in Juncaceae, from which it is doubtfully distinguished only by the absence of the long twisted stigmas which characterize the true rushes.

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  • His labours were as various as they were incessant - now guiding the councils of the league, now addressing crowded and enthusiastic meetings of his supporters in London or the large towns of England and Scotland, now invading the agricultural districts and challenging the landlords to meet him in the presence of their own farmers, to discuss the question in dispute, and now encountering the Chartists, led by Feargus O'Connor.

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  • below the surface, and as they become crowded they should be taken up and replanted with a refreshment of the soil, at least every five or six years.

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  • The small inconspicuous flowers are generally more or less crowded in terminal or lateral clusters, the form of the inflorescence varying widely according to the manner of branching and the length of the pedicels.

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  • We see it exemplified in plant life in circumstances which are unnatural to the life of the plant, and the prevalence of certain constitutional tendencies among the inhabitants of crowded cities bears evidence to the same law.

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  • On the Thames below London Bridge, London appears in the aspect of one of the world's great ports, with extensive docks and crowded shipping.

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  • There are wharves and a large carrying trade in barges above this point, but below it the river is crowded with shipping, and extensive docks open on either hand.

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  • The banks were crowded with stairs for boats, and the watermen of that day answered to the chairmen of a later date and the cabmen of to-day.

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  • The examination of the air of metal mines has shown that in most cases it is much worse than the air of crowded theatres or other badly ventilated buildings.

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  • The bestowal of alms, offerings of rice to priests, the founding of a monastery, erection of pagodas, with which the country is crowded, the building of a bridge or rest-house for the convenience of travellers are all works of religious merit, prompted, not by love of one's fellowcreatures, but simply and solely for one's own future advantage.

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  • long, crowded by waterfowl not known before in that desert country.

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  • The losses which they sustained by land roused the Byzantines to indemnify themselves on the vessels which still crowded the harbour, and the merchantmen which cleared the straits; but this had the effect of provoking a war with the neighbouring naval powers.

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  • It is not necessary to the promotion of this manufacture that the spinners and weavers should be congregated in large towns, or united in crowded and unwholesome factories.

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  • Such is the effect of this combination of agricultural occupations with domestic manufactures that the farmers are more than competent to supply the resident population of the county with vegetable, though not with animal food; and some of the less crowded and less productive parts of Ulster receive from Armagh a considerable supply of oats, barley and flour.

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  • The small flowers are densely crowded on thick fleshy spikes, which are associated with, and often more or less enveloped by, a large leaf (bract), the so-called spathe, which, as in cuckoo-pint, where it is green in colour, Richardia, where it is white, creamy or yellow, Anthurium, where it is a brilliant scarlet, is often the most striking feature of the plant.

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  • These are followed by the inflorescence, a fleshy spadix bearing in the lower part numerous closely crowded simple unisexual flowers and continued above into a purplish or yellowish appendage; the spadix is enveloped by a leafy spathe, constricted in the lower part to form a chamber, in which are the flowers.

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  • Almost as the commands were given, the French suddenly opened an overwhelming long-range fire and their bullets swept like hail through the crowded mass of the German troops.

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  • had been crowded with wounded from the first, and now, owing to the persistent wet weather, smallpox and dysentery became epidemic. Towards the close of September rations had to be reduced, and the troops began slaughtering the cavalry horses for food.

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  • increase in size upwards, and at length become crowded, numerous and petaloid, forming a funnel-shaped blossom, the beauty of which is much enhanced by the multitude of conspicuous stamens which with the pistil occupy the centre.

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  • Inside and out, the whole of the temple is covered with scenes and inscriptions in crowded characters, of ceremonial and religious import; the decoration is even carried into a remarkable series of hidden passages and chambers or crypts made in the solid walls for the reception of its most valuable treasures.

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  • In spite of his weak health, an almost incredible amount of work was crowded into those years.

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  • The fleshy leaves are often reduced to a more or less cylindrical structure, as in the stonecrops (Sedum), or form closely crowded rosettes as in the house-leek (Sempervivum).

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  • They opened a Komensky school there without proper authorization, and when this was closed by the municipal authorities, they organized a demonstration of Czech women, who crowded with their children into the Parliament House.

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  • In the broad orographical disposition of the ranges there is considerable similarity between north Tibet and west Persia, in that in both cases the ranges are crowded together in the west, but spread out wider as they advance towards the east.

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  • At Portrush, the Lower Lias is seen on the shore, crowded with ammonites, but silicified and metamorphosed by invading dolerite.

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  • Filled with joy at their rescue from this attack, the citizens crowded to their cathedral, where Beza (then 83 years of age) bid them to sing the 124th Psalm which has ever since been sung.

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  • We hear of crowded Calvinist conventicles in Little Poland from 1545 onwards, and Calvinism continued to spread throughout the kingdom during the latter years of Sigismund I.

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  • Having been turned out of other churches, he had leased a plot of land in 1759, anticipating the final withdrawal of his license, in 1763, and a spacious building was erected to which the people crowded from all parts on Sacrament Sunday.

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  • The former, which is a somewhat less favourable method than the latter, is effected by air-currents, insect agency, the actual contact between stigmas and anthers in neighbouring flowers, where, as in the family Compositae, flowers are closely crowded, or by the fall of the pollen from a (From Darwin's by permission.) FIG.

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  • Anton Kerner has shown that crowded inflorescences such as those of Compositae and Umbelliferae are especially adapted for geitonogamy.

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  • In small flowers which are crowded at the same level or in flat flowers in which the stigmas and anthers project but little, slugs or snails creeping over their surface may transfer to the stigma the pollen which clings to the slimy foot.

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  • The small ova are crowded beneath the dorsal part of the valves.

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  • Evelyn's Diary covers more than half a century (1640-1706) crowded with remarkable events, while Pepys only deals with a few years of Charles II.'s reign.

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  • But there was one city of the East which, lying apart from the crowded highways of the world, had sunk to a mere provincial town, and yet possessed associations which the church of the 5th century felt herself powerless to eradicate.

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  • In spite of the value of land, Melbourne is not a crowded city.

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  • He was plainly an ancient deity of the race, for attributes of many kinds are crowded together in him.

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  • Temporary relief was administered in the shape of employment on roads and other works; and an emigration fund being raised, from 4000 to 5000 of the people in the most crowded districts were removed to Australia.

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  • His lectures began in February 1870, and were so crowded that they had to be given in the Sheldonian Theatre, and frequently were repeated to a second audience.

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  • Just as in Italy the common weal of the different republics which were crowded within the limited area of the peninsula required that no one of them should become so powerful as to threaten the independence of the others, so western Europe had a similar danger to counteract.

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  • The teeth form a continuous even series, the small canines being crowded between the incisors and premolars; the crowns of the cheek-series are tall (hypsodont), with a distinctive pattern of their own.

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  • Being thus radically at variance with the main current of the thought of his time, the failure of the commission he had undertaken was sooner or later inevitable; and shortly after the opening of his new church in Regent Square in 1827, he found that "fashion had taken its departure," and the church, "though always well filled," was "no longer crowded."

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  • He preached to crowded congregations, and, when Lord Shelburne acceded to power, not only was he offered the post of private secretary to the premier, but it is said that one of the paragraphs in the king's speech was suggested by him and even inserted in his words.

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  • The houses are rather crowded but only partially fill the walled area.

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  • Nothing," he adds, " is more likely than that in a crowded assembly a lady should accidentally have dropped her garter; that the circumstance should have caused a smile in the bystanders; and that on its being taken up by Edward he should have reproved the levity of his courtiers by so happy and chivalrous an exclamation, placing the garter at the same time on his own knee, as ` Dishonoured be he who thinks ill of it.'

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  • Three more shells hit the ship and caused heavy casualties in the crowded decks, but Motor Launch 55 8 (Lt.-Comm.

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  • In 1829 came representatives of the American Board, in 1836 Peter Parker began his medical mission, and on the opening of the Treaty Ports the old edicts were withdrawn, and other societies crowded in to a field more than ample.

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  • Care should be taken, however, not to hem in the garden by crowded plantations, shelter from the prevailing strong winds being all that is required, while the more open it is in other directions the better.

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  • In others (Polystichum angulare proliferum) the stipes below and the rachis amongst the pinnae develop buds, which are often numerous and crowded.

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  • The Carboniferous forerunners of the tiny club-moss were then great trees with dichotomously branching stems and crowded linear leaves, such as Lepidodendron (with its fruit cone called Lepidostrobus), Halonia, Lepidophloios and Sigillaria, the largest plants of the period, with trunks sometimes 5 ft.

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  • Compound sporophores arise when any of the branched or unbranched types of spore-bearing hyphae described above ascend into the air in consort, and are more or less crowded into definite layers, cushions, columns or other complex masses.

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  • us to cases where the main mass of the sporophore forms a supporting tissue of closely crowded or interwoven hyphae, the sporogenous terminal parts of the hyphae being found at the periphery or apical regions only.

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  • The harbour is crowded with picturesque timber-ships and fishing-smacks, and is bordered by quays.

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  • Under the Dutch the town prospered, and about 1778 an English traveller described it as a place of great trade, "a harbour filled with ships, streets crowded with merchants, and warehouses stored with goods from every part of Asia and Europe, marked the industry, the commerce, and the wealth of the inhabitants."

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  • The day, said The Times, " was crowded with rumours, alarms, contradictions, fears, hopes, resolves, uncertainties."

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  • The most conspicuous of these is the long, white alimentary canal, crowded with mud.

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  • 24, 25) often grotesquely crowded; but there is much observation shown and the figures are expressive.

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  • The Liberalism which he displayed as a member of Parliament and developed greatly in a crowded after-life was unlike the conventional Radicalism of the period.

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  • In Dictyota the oospheres arise singly in oogonia, crowded together in sori on the surface of the female plant.

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  • Great numbers of antheridia are usually crowded together, when the part is distinguishable by the absence of the usual red colour.

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  • They rolled down rocks upon their enemies as they crowded into the defile, and showered missiles on them from above.

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  • In descending order they embrace the following subdivisions, whose thickness in the district of Durness is estimated at about 2000 ft.: (e) limestones, dolomites and cherts, with numerous organic remains; (d) grit and quartzite, with Saltarella and Olenellus (Serpulite Grit); (c) calcareous shales and dolomites, with many annelid casts and sometimes Olenellus (Fucoid Beds); (b) Upper Quartzite, often crowded with annelid pipes (Pipe Rock Quartzite); (a) Lower Quartzite - their original upper limit can nowhere be seen, for they have been overridden by the Eastern Schists in those gigantic underground disturbances already referred to, by which these rocks, the Archean gneiss and Torridonian sandstone, were crumpled, inverted, dislocated and thrust over each other.

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  • not only summoned English but Irish levies, and knights of Hainault, Bretagne, Gascony and Aquitaine crowded to his standard.

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  • The Scottish archers charged with axe in hand, and the Scottish right front was protected by a mass of fallen English horses and fighting men; the rear ranks of the English, clogged and crowded, could not reach the foe, and the line of Scottish spears pressed steadily and slowly forward.

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  • at Bannockburn; his crowded division was broken by the English archers, and the king himself was wounded and captured.

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  • The Convention began business in August, crowded by persons not used to be present, and accepted a Knoxian " Confession of Faith."

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  • The first is the oldest and most crowded section, and is now devoted chiefly to the commercial and financial interests of the port; here are the custom house, merchants' exchange (Praga do Commercio), shipping offices, banks and wholesale houses.

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  • Here he gave himself up unreservedly to the new impressions which crowded on him, and he was soon at home among the German artists in Rome, who welcomed him warmly.

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  • This form of attack, and the flights of arrows discharged by the English (which flew with the wind), produced confusion in the crowded benches of the French vessels, which in most cases must have been little more than open boats.

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  • The industrial population is very densely crowded.

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  • Wherever he went, his lecture-room was crowded with admiring pupils, whose homage filled his purse and enhanced his reputation.

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  • They extend River from the Bay of Bengal on the east to the Afghan frontier and the Arabian Sea on the west, and contain the richest and most densely crowded provinces of the empire.

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  • The mutual gravitation of a large number of stars crowded in a comparatively small space must be considerable, and the individual stars must move in irregular orbits under their mutual attractions.

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  • His court was crowded with poets, whom he loaded with favours, even if they were Christians like Akhtal.

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  • Ships deserted by their sailors crowded the bay at San Francisco - there were 500 of them in July 1850; soldiers deserted wholesale, churches were emptied, town councils ceased to sit, merchants, clerks, lawyers and judges and criminals, everybody, flocked to the foothills.

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  • Between these two extremes the chief cones, proceeding southwards, are: the Maribios chain, comprising El Viejo (5840 ft.), Santa Clara, Telica, Orota, Las Pilas,'Axosco, Momotombo (4127 ft.), all crowded close together between the Bay of Fonesca and Lake Managua; Masaya or Popocatepac (which was active in 1670, 1782, 1857 and 5902, and attains a height of 2972 ft.), and Mombacho (4593 ft.), near Granada; lastly, in Lake Nicaragua the two islands of Zapatera and Ometepe or Omotepec with its twin peaks Ometepe (5 6 43 ft.) and Madera.

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  • Early in November with colder weather it began to decline; and in December there was so little fear of contagion that those who had left the city " crowded back as thick as they fled."

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  • When persons live crowded together in close contact, and when they are careless with regard to discharges of all kinds from patients, the risk is obviously much increased.

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  • Whenever the docket of this court is crowded, or there is a case upon it in which it is improper for a majority of the judges to sit, the General Assembly may provide for a special court of appeals, to be composed of not more than five nor less than three judges of the circuit courts and city courts, in cities having a population of 10,000 or more.

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  • At each of the great festivals, which to please him were for once crowded into a single year, he entered in regular form for the various competitions, scrupulously conformed to the tradition and rules of the arena, and awaited in nervous suspense the verdict of the umpires.

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  • Everywhere the imperial competitor was victorious, and crowded audiences importuned him to display his talents.

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  • But at this period no lecture-rooms were so crowded as those in which professors of antique literature and language read passages from the poets and orators, taught Greek, and commented upon the systems of philosophers.

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  • The main part of the town and the bazaars are crowded alongside the stream, while suburbs with scattered houses among orchards and gardens extend up two tributary streams. The houses are massive and well built of a soft volcanic tufa, and with their courtyards and gardens climbing up the hillsides afford a striking picture.

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  • The bazaars are crowded, covered across with branches in summer, and typical of a Kurdish town.

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  • Controversialists also crowded into the lists against it.

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  • But lords, ladies and burghers also crowded around his bed, and his colleague and his servant have severally transmitted to us the words in which his weakness daily strove with pain, rising on the day before his death into a solemn exultation - yet characteristically, not so much on his own account as for "the troubled Church of God."

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  • 431), describes the altar at the eucharist as " crowned with crowded lights," 2 and even mentions the " eternal lamp."3 For their use at baptisms we have, among much other evidence, that of Zeno of Verona for the West, 4 and that of Gregory of Nazianzus for the East.

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  • BAMBOO, the popular name for a tribe of grasses, Bambuseae, which are large, often tree-like, with woody stems. The stems spring from an underground root-stock and are often crowded to form dense clumps; the largest species reach 120 ft.

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  • In the last Martial imagines his friend wandering about discontentedly through the crowded streets of Rome, and undergoing all the discomforts incident to attendance on the levees of the great.

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  • Seditious journals were suppressed; gaols and fortresses were crowded with prisoners; the upper house, which was hostile to the dictator, was deprived of its judicial powers and reconstituted on a less democratic basis (as in 1826); the district and municipal councils were dissolved and replaced by administrative commissions nominated by the Crown (Jan.

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  • The summit of the Acropolis is crowded with public buildings, between the market place, which lies at the southern point, and the Royal Gardens on the north.

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  • When the conjugate axis of the hyperbola increases without limit, the loops of the nodoid are crowded on one another, and each becomes more nearly a ring of circular section, without, however, ever reaching this form.

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  • It is crowded picturesquely into several narrow confluent ravines.

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  • Egg-shaped mass of zoogloea of Beggiatoa roseo-persicina (Bacterium rubescens of Lankester); the gelatinous swollen walls of the large crowded cocci are fused into a common gelatinous envelope.

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  • It consists of three parts - the crowded Altstadt, on an island in the Eider; the Neuwerk, on the south bank of the river; and the Kronwerk, on the north bank.

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  • The irregular outline of the lake has been compared to the roughly drawn hand, palm at the S., thumb (exaggerated in breadth) pointing N.E., and the fingers (crowded together and drawn too small) reaching N.

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  • These books are based on study and observation; the novels are crowded with characters.

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  • Across the moors, on the western side of the anticline, the vast and dense population of the Lancashire coal-field is crowded in the manufacturing towns surrounding the great commercial centre, Manchester, which itself stands on the edge of the Triassic plain.

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  • The narrow strip of Greensands appearing from beneath the Chalk escarpment on its northern side is crowded with small towns and villages on account of the plentiful water-supply.

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  • Within the Chalk ring, and at the base of the steep escarpment, there is a low terrace of the Upper Greensand, seldom so much as a mile in width, but in most places crowded with villages scarcely more than a mile apart, and ranged like beads on a necklace.

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  • In Wales, for instance, the rivalry of the sects has multiplied chapel accommodation out of all proportion to the population; while everywhere it happens that churches, at one time crowded every Sunday, have been emptied by the shifting of population or other causes.

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  • Retail houses, wholesale houses, banks, tall office buildings, hotels, theatres and railway terminals are crowded into the angle, or "The Point," formed at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers, with Fifth Avenue as the principal thoroughfare, especially for the retail houses, and Fourth Avenue as the great banking thoroughfare.

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  • It is also frequently short, with the nodes crowded.

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  • They are solitary at each node and arranged in two rows, the lower often crowded, forming a basal tuft.

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  • (3 Spikelets crowded in two close rows, forming a one-sided spike or raceme with a continuous (not jointed) rachis.

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  • It is a poor and crowded district extending east and west of Kingsland Road, and has a large artisan population.

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  • On this narrow site Tyre was built; its 25,000 inhabitants were crowded into manystoreyed houses loftier than those of Rome; and yet place was found not only for the great temple of Melqarth with its courts, but for docks and warehouses, and for the purple factories, which in Roman times made the town an unpleasant place of residence (Strabo xvi.

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  • The male flowers of cycads are constructed on a uniform plan, and in all cases consist of an axis bearing crowded, spirally disposed sporophylls.

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  • Long and short shoots occur also in Cedrus and Larix, but in these genera the spurs are longer and stouter, and are not shed with the leaves; this kind of short shoot, by accelerated apical growth, often passes into the condition of a long shoot on which the leaves are scattered and separated by comparatively long internodes, instead of being crowded into tufts such as are borne on the ends of the spurs.

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  • The social fabric was built up not on the towns, but on the great landlords; and when the centre of gravity began to move, first of all in Italy, to the towns, and crowded populations began to be massed together in them, the parochial systems broke down under the weight of the new conditions, and the people were in a state of spiritual and moral no less than physical destitution.

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  • On the other hand, those Antinomians for whom his Calvinism is not strong enough, may study the Pilgrimage of Hephzibah, in which 1 He had resumed his pastorate in Bedford after his imprisonment of 1675, and, although he frequently preached in London to crowded congregations, and is said in the last year of his life to have been, of course unofficially, chaplain to Sir John Shorter, lord mayor of London, he remained faithful to his own congregation.

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  • On emerging from the cover afforded by the river-bed the British divisions, now crowded together, but still preserving their general line, came under a terrible fire from heavy guns and musketry.

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  • In Actinians the epithelio-muscular cells of the endoderm are crowded with yellow spherical bodies, which are unicellular plants or Algae, living symbiotically in the tissues of the zooid.

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  • The medullary portion is densely crowded with spicules of different shape from those in the cortex, and in some forms the spicules are cemented together to form a hard supporting axis.

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  • The hall of the Sorbonne was crowded as the hall of no philosophical teacher in Paris had been since the days of Abelard.

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  • P. Sladen, who divided the Euasterida into two orders: (I) Phanerozonia, with marginals large and highly developed, the supero-marginals and inferomarginals contiguous, with papulae confined to the dorsal surface, with ambulacrals well spaced and usually broad, adambulacrals prominent in the mouth-skeleton, with pedicellariae sessile; (2) Cryptozonia, with marginals inconspicuous and somewhat atrophied in the adult, the supero-marginals separated from the inferomarginals by intercalated plates, with papulae distributed over the whole body, with ambulacrals crowded and narrow, either ambulacrals or adambulacrals prominent in the mouth-skeleton, with pedicellariae stalked or sessile.

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  • In its smaller manifestation, this class of folding passes into "crumpling" or "puckering," where quite a large number of folds may be crowded into a single hand specimen.

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  • Among the monastic orders, whose crowded common life seems to have been particularly favorable to the spread of the plague, there were cases where a whole community, from the abbot down to the novices, perished.

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  • The people, destitute of other means of livelihood, crowded to the relief works.

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  • Indian miners were soon driven out of business and were nearly crowded out of their homes.

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  • The only noteworthy buildings are the large, crowded and well-furnished bazaars with leaden domes.

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  • The two genera of this group, Osmunda and Todea, have thick erect stems, covered with the closely crowded leaf bases.

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  • The number of persons arrested and imprisoned reached hundreds of thousands, of whom many died in their crowded and filthy jails.

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  • Worshippers crowded to the churches; the emigres returned by thousands; and Anti-Jacobin outbreaks, followed by massacre, took place in the south.

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  • At the base of each spikelet are two empty boat-shaped glumes or "chaff-scales," one to the right, the other to the left, and then a series of flowers, 2 to 8 in number, closely crowded together; the uppermost are abortive or sterile, - indeed, in some varieties only one or two of the flowers are fertile.

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  • They are crowded together and therefore rendered shorter and more frequent by the advance of their source, but drawn apart and lengthened by its recession.

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  • Halophila, Enhalus and Thalassia are submerged maritime plants found on tropical coasts, mainly in the Indian and Pacific oceans; Halophila has an elongated stem rooting at the nodes; Enhalus a short, thick rhizome, clothed with black threads resembling horse-hair, the persistent hard-bast strands of the leaves; Thalassia has a creeping rooting stem with upright branches bearing crowded strap-shaped leaves in two rows.

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  • The picturesque old town occupies an outlying ridge of the Croatian Karst; while the modern town, with its wharves, warehouses, electric light and electric trams, is crowded into the amphitheatre left between the hills and the shore.

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  • Upon this torus the parts of the flower are arranged in a crowded manner, usually forming a series of verticils, the parts of which alternate; but they are sometimes arranged spirally especially if the floral axis be elongated.

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  • These are usually densely crowded upon the thalamus, but in some instances, after apical growth has ceased in the axis, an elongation of portions of the receptacle by intercalary growth occurs, by which changes in the position of the parts may be brought about.

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  • Langendreer in Westphalia; Ostrau in Moravia), calcareous nodules, crowded with vegetable fragments of every kind, occur in certain mines embedded in the substance of the coal and representing its raw material in a petrified condition..

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  • In Asterophyllites., the generic distinction of which from Annularia is not always clear, the narrow linear leaves are in crowded whorls, and the ultimate branches distichously arranged; in the Calamocladus of Grand' Eury - characteristic of the Upper Coal Measures - the whorls are more remote, and the twigs polystichous in arrangement.

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  • The usually crowded leaf-cushions are spirally arranged, and present no obvious orthostichies, thus differing from those of Sigillaria.

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  • A number of hairy linear bracts enclose the whole; internal to these occur 12 to 20 crowded pinnate leaves (sporophylls), with their apical portions bent over towards the axis of the flower, the bases of the petioles being fused laterally into a disk surrounding the base of the conical receptacle.

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  • A flora consisting entirely, with a single doubtful exception, of Gymnosperms and Cryptogams gives place to one containing many flowering plants; and these increase so rapidly that before long they seem to have crowded out many of the earlier types, and to have themselves become the dominant forms. Not only do Angiosperms suddenly become dominant in all known plantbearing deposits of Upper Cretaceous age, but strangely enough the earliest found seem to belong to living orders, and commonly have been referred to existing genera.

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  • This difficulty will disappear as the strata become better known; but at present each of the silted-up lakes has to be studied separately, for we cannot expect so close a correspondence in their faunas and floras as is found in the more crowded and smaller basins in central Europe.

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  • These horrors were enacted by day, in a thoroughfare crowded with "respectable" citizens sheltered from the rain by umbrellas.

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  • During the busy season of rice-export, which lasts from the end of December to the middle of May, the pool forming the port of Rangoon presents almost as crowded a scene as the Hugli at Calcutta.

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  • He then dined at a restaurant, which he frequently changed, to avoid the influx of strangers, who crowded to see and hear him.

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  • is crowded with sculptures, in which there are three principal motives - the mask, the fret and the lattice.

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  • I noticed they were getting crowded.

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  • When the meal was over, I sought him out in the main room while the other crowded around the kitchen cleaning up.

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  • Everyone in the crowded room knew Pastor Humphries and treated him with the reverence as a visiting cardinal.

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  • I searched the faces at baggage claim, one of many in the crowded facility, but didn't spot her.

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  • I must have cried out as everyone crowded around the single viewing unit.

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  • She made her way to the hallway and breathed more easily in the less crowded space.

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  • He climbed in, maneuvering it through the crowded street.

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  • Some vamps raced out of the hall while others crowded around them, the Black God forgotten.

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  • Normally, she'd leave before it got too crowded; her father preferred she avoided people altogether.

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  • Traci joined them, coffee in hand, and they merged into the crowded mall.

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  • He made his way through the crowded halls, grunting under the weight of the man.

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  • Pierre led them to the empty, well-lit helicopter hangar, where several men crowded around a still body on the hangar floor.

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  • Selyn crowded her, almost tripping them both by how close she was.

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  • The auction continued in full swing, the outdoor area crowded with bargain seekers, their acquired spoils piled high about them.

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  • They bypassed crowded Yankee Boy Basin, one of the most beautiful and photographed wildflower destinations in the country.

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  • She crowded Darkyn's mate.

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  • Dawn and Random snorted and crowded close to Princess.

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  • She walked from the hospital campus to a crowded sidewalk that ran beside a main street.

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  • He strode through the crowded Egyptian street market, the Khan al-Khalili, one of the oldest markets in the world.

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  • She stopped in the doorway of the main house leading onto the crowded lawn, aghast.

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  • The independent—if the term isn't redundant— feline trotted into the crowded parlor, a mouse in her mouth, expecting the awe and adulation of the assembled group.

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  • Telluride's sixty-six trails, spread over more than a thousand acres, were an awesome change from the crowded slopes Dean had skied in the East in years gone by.

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  • The Quincys wandered into the crowded parlor.

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  • He tossed her an it's-all-right and, ignoring three more strangers in suits and the crowded parlor, went directly to the phone.

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  • Must be crowded here today.

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  • Jackson chose a bar that wouldn't be too crowded at this hour.

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  • At two in the morning, she was the only one to stir in the crowded condo community.

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  • Elise did so grudgingly, taking in the PMF insurgents crowded around.

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  • The apartment was almost as she'd last seen it: comfortable and crowded with oversized furniture and rugs coating every carpeted space.

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  • Where the street had been vacant during the day, they were crowded at night.

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  • Brady reached the intersection and saw the tunnel running perpendicular opened into a crowded underground city.

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  • The toddlers left Jack at her cheerful voice and crowded around the crate.

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  • With Jack beside her, the tiny compartment was crowded.

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  • Hannah was crying too hard to pay attention.  Ully led them into the antechamber, where Jared stood to one side with his arms crossed.  Toby crowded Ully, not liking the way the demon's eyes gleamed.

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  • Ully obeyed.  They crept through the hallways, avoiding any that seemed crowded.  Toby followed the directions he saw in his memories and led them to a small chamber near the center of the fortress.  They entered and closed the door, seeing the open portal hovering in the middle.  He took Ully's hand, and they stepped into it.

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  • Toby reappeared after a few minutes, tugging a reluctant Lakhna with him.  The otherworldly creature ducked and covered his head from the moon and crowded Toby as they crossed the courtyard.  Rhyn pointed to Kiki, and Lakhna cringed.  Rhyn was about to demand to know where Katie was when he heard her agitated voice.

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  • His route to Philly looked like a drunkard's path, zigzagging a series of country roads that were at times crowded with local traffic.

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  • Dean had allowed what he thought was plenty of time for the flight but the rental car area was slow and the entire airport was crowded with storm-delayed trav­elers.

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  • She didn't write down the license info—she skips that stuff unless the place is crowded.

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  • The food was passable, the price reasonable and the volume exces­sive, but none of these things were worth the constant hassle of fighting the warm weather throngs that habitually crowded the entrance, impatiently awaiting their chance to dine in "The shore's largest dispenser of the banquet of the sea."

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  • Dean felt awkward standing above her and leaned forward in order to carry on any semblance of a conversation above the din of the crowded room.

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  • Ms. Nightingale murmured a room number and motioned down a hall crowded with bodies like the day after Gettysburg while white-coated figures strolled among the moaning, clip boards in hand With wide-eyed Fred following behind, Dean ran the gauntlet until he found the room, a small office packed with five men and a lot of smoke, three of them in Philadelphia Police uniforms.

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  • More bikers crowded the small luncheonette, amid happy carefree chatter, all but Cynthia Byrne who sat alone at a table near the back.

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  • Still, it was crowded, and living out of a suitcase wasn't Carmen's idea of living.

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  • After purchasing a conservative blouse and jeans of quality, she moved on to a less crowded grocery store than the budget one she usually used.

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  • Almost every dwelling on the narrow, crowded road was in pieces.

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  • The den was crowded with relatives – Morino's and Senor Medena's.

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  • He worked his way across the crowded room and knelt beside Alondra, putting a comforting arm around her shoulders.

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  • The boy ran through the crowded marketplace, dodging merchants' carts and weaving through the patrons.

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  • She pulled onto the crowded street and drove with barely contained patience through the residential areas before flooring the car when she reached the highway.

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  • Jessi didn't look at him, but her cousins crowded him.

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  • It was in a crowded, shady side of town, the type of place he'd go to hunt down dinner, if he wasn't a kept vamp.

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  • It's a bit crowded.

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  • It was crowded but bright and cheerful and smelled of cinnamon.

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  • Word of advice: Don't fire a bazooka off in a crowded room.

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  • The doughty men who were to do the job were crowded around a glowing brazier which Dad had thoughtfully lit for them.

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  • Ever tried to read a broadsheet on a crowded train?

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  • Care to relax in style away from the crowded hustle bustle of UK airport's?

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  • bustle of the crowded main tourist resorts.

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  • campgrounds in the parks are crowded with people.

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  • capacious building was crowded.

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  • Using train services regularly I am well aware of the short comings of crowded, late or canceled services.

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  • The crowded harim, with its sanction of servile concubinage, was also an evil school for the rising generation.

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  • Filmed in the Supreme Court in Kabul in October 2002 the film depicts a crowded, rather run-down courtroom presided over by armed guards.

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  • Illucid moments from a crowded mind October 21, 2004 Implosion I find anagrams amusing (sad eh?

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  • eightyitions were very crowded for a long voyage and the lack of proper ventilation made conditions no easier, with temperatures reaching the eighties.

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  • Two young men and a woman entered the elevator with them, causing the confined space to become very crowded.

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  • I've read the fluent words you spoke in the crowded forum, O youth not unworthy of your fathers ' eloquence.

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  • The dedication, which followed evensong, was watched by a congregation who crowded the small church.

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  • The city achieves the feat of being cozy rather than crowded.

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  • TOUCH is the major trigger of swarming, ie it is contact between crowded individuals that makes them become gregarious.

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  • insanitary crowded dwellings of the poor in Bristol.

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  • john derbyshireit 's a day early large mirrors seemed crowded and.

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  • lakefront promenade can become crowded in the summer months.

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  • The rest of the Europeans crowded into the British legation for their own safety.

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  • The bar loafers crowded round him and shook him heartily by the hand.

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  • Friday night's club is " Garage ", while Saturday's is the more mainstream and crowded of the two nights.

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  • In a crowded marketplace, there is no place for one hit wonders; good design and good business are a longterm relationship.

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  • parliament building cruise experience holiday ship travel sightseeing busses found never crowded during ran into her.

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  • The beach is pretty pebbly and, on hte day we were there, pretty crowded.

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  • In a crowded market place I didn't think a new player would offer anything ⦠well ⦠erm ⦠new.

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  • The squares, moreover, are not nearly so crowded or so populous as the streets and the other parts of the city.

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  • A hundred years ago Mousehole was a bustling port, crowded with local fishing boats, landing pilchards.

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  • The bar was really crowded and loud so I suggested we go somewhere quieter to talk.

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  • SS The Emerald This solid and extensively refitted cruise liner offers pleasant and comfortable interiors and a crowded party ambiance.

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  • Fifty six journalists crowded into the basement room to hear about a sensational cabinet resignation.

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  • In the dying minutes of the old year revelry was at its height and the crowded ballroom presented a happy scene.

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  • Finally, board a traditional rickshaw to explore the narrow lanes of Old Delhi, with their crowded shopfronts and mass of people.

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  • A crowded ringside not evident at Whitebred sales for a number of years produced animated bidding resulting in a total clearance.

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  • A handsome rogue of a man called, say, Gary, approaches the crowded counter, burger in hand.

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  • The whole drift took place over a crowded queen scallop bed.

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  • Earlier this year, our team visited Hassan's home in the crowded slums of Kampala.

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  • On an uphill stretch, swarming with traffic and crowded by roadside construction, I clicked off the overdrive for a little more torque.

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  • Like a sneeze in a crowded subway, it's hard to find the human source of the latest viral infection.

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  • The noble suitors crowded round him speaking words of respect while plotting evil in the depths of their hearts.

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  • I suddenly realize that the room is crowded enough to crowd surf.

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  • Of course, the bedroom still feels a tad crowded.

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  • Mill Street also included a complex of crowded and dilapidated tenements offering accommodation to the poorest in society (Trinder 1982, 9 ).

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  • All the glee of a crowded thoroughfare had suddenly ceased.

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  • At six God renewed my strength to preach the glad tidings to a crowded audience at the Foundery.

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  • tipplehe early 19th century it was a crowded warren of little houses, workshops, shops and " tippling houses " .

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  • In a busy, crowded slaughterhouse environment where staff are untrained, sheep routinely escape the grasp of the stunning tongs.

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  • Too few guests and the atmosphere will seem unsociable; too many and it will be too crowded to circulate or dine comfortably.

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  • whoops with joy on getting the PIN right at a crowded checkout?

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  • This was done; but just as Heraclides was receiving his honour in a crowded assembly, he was seized with apoplexy, while the dishonest priestess perished at the same moment from the bite of a serpent.

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  • This only means that the equipotential surfaces are crowded together, just as they are near the ridge of a house.

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  • The buffgills are far apart (v), and in this they greatly differ from the somewhat crowded gills of the mushroom; the junction of the gills with the stem (w) also differs in character from the similar junction in the mushroom.

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  • dryophilus has sometimes been gathered in mistake for the champignon, but this too grows in woods where the champignon never grows; it has a hollow instead of a solid stem, gills crowded together instead of far apart, and flesh very tender and brittle instead of tough.

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  • in length, thickly crowded with forking branches and opposite leaves, which are about 2 in.

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  • But in the ensuing summer, after a terrible outbreak of plague had ravaged the crowded city, the people became thoroughly demoralized.

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  • Moratin's crowning triumph in original comedy was El Si las Ninas (1806), which was performed night after night to crowded.

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  • Upper incisors crowded together, cylindroidal, the first much larger than the others, with a bevelled cutting edge (fig.

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  • In 1631 the spahis of Asia Minor rose in revolt, in protest against the deposition of the grand vizier Khosrev; their representatives crowded to Constantinople, stoned the new grand vizier, Hafiz, in the court of the palace, and pursued the sultan himself into the inner apartments, clamouring for seventeen heads of his advisers and favourites, on penalty of his own deposition.

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  • The free use of discords and of wider intervals, together with the influence of the florid elements of solo-singing, enlarged the bounds of choral expression almost beyond recognition, while they crowded into very narrow quarters the subtleties of 16th-, century music. These, however, by no means disappeared; :and such devices as the crossing of parts in the second Kyrie of Bach's B Minor Mass (bars 7, 8, 14, 15, 22, 23, 50) abundantly show that in the hands of the great masters artistic truths are not things which a change of date can make false.

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  • In places the nematocysts may be crowded so thickly as to form a tough, supporting, " chondral " tissue, resembling cartilage, chiefly developed at the margin of the umbrella and forming streaks or bars supporting the tentacles (" Tentakelspangen," peronia) or the tentaculocysts (" Gehorspangen," otoporpae).

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  • Where the leaves are crowded, a given leaf-gap is not closed before the next ones appear, and the solenostele thus becomes split up into a number of segments, sometimes band-shaped or semilunar, sometimes isodiametric in cross-section (fig.

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  • If matters are propitious to the development of these buds, then a tuft of twigs is formed and no burr; but if the incipient twigs are also destroyed at an early stage, new buds are again formed, and in larger numbers than before, and the continued repetition of these processes leads to a sort of conglomerate woody mass of fused bud-bases, not dead, but unable to grow Out, and thus each contributing a crowded portion of woody material as it slowly grows.

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  • His great work, the forcing into common law of the principles of civil law, was unaccomplished; but Story says "he seemed about to accomplish [it]; for his arguments before the Supreme Court were crowded with the principles of the Roman Law, wrought into the texture of the Common Law with great success."

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  • A crowded native quarter built round a picturesque lake lies close to the river with the European quarter to the south of it.

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  • The nervous system is remarkably concentrated in some beetles, the abdominal ganglia showing a tendency to become shifted forward and crowded together, and in certain chafers all the thoracic and abdominal ganglia are fused into a single nervecentre situated in the thorax, - a degree of specialization only matched in the insectan class among the Hemiptera and some muscid flies.

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  • Secondly, he knew that the greater the proportion of the Athenians who were prosperously at work in the country and therefore did not trouble to interfere in the work of government the less would be the danger of sedition, whose seeds are in a crowded city.

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  • The Tell el-Amarna despatches are crowded with evidences of Canaanite forms and idioms impressed on the Babylonian language of these cuneiform documents.

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  • Few crowded neighbourhoods are visible, and the characteristic features of the scene which meets the eye are the upturned roofs of temples, palaces, and mansions, gay with blue, green and yellow glazed tiles, glittering among the groves of trees with which the city abounds.

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  • It is fortunate that the city is not close-built or crowded, for since the first advent of foreigners in Peking in 1860 nothing whatever had been done until 1900 to improve the streets or the drainage.

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  • During the insurrection which followed, the usual barbarities were committed on both sides; the Christians betook themselves to the mountains, and the Mussulman peasants crowded into the fortified towns.

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  • It is a poor and crowded district, and a large industrial population is employed in the riverside wharves and in potteries, glassworks and other manufactures.

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  • The ganglia are crowded at the posterior end of the body as in leeches, and there is much tendency to the obliteration of the coelom as in that group. Pterodrilus and Cirrodrilus bear a few, or circles of, external processes which may be branchiae; Bdellodrilus and Astacobdella have none.

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  • So that a leech in which only twenty-seven segments are apparent by the enumeration of the annuli, separate ganglia, nephridia, lines of sensillae upon the body, really possesses an additional seven lying behind that which is apparently the last of the series and crowded together into a minute space.

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  • Though it is crowded with incident, the main facts in the central decade of Bruce's life may be rapidly told.

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  • The Scottish bowmen followed up this advantage, and the fight became general; the English horse, crowded into too narrow a space, were met by the steady resistance of the Scottish pikemen, who knew, as Bruce had told them truly, that they fought for their country, their wives, their children, and all that freemen hold dear.

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  • 2 Herein are contained more than nine hundred coloured and more than one hundred uncoloured plates, which are crowded with the figures of birds, a large proportion of them reduced copies from other works, and especially those of Gould.

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  • Washington Street, still narrow, is perhaps the most crowded and congested thoroughfare in America.

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  • At Saqqara, opposite Memphis itself, the steppyramid of Zoser of the IIIrd Dynasty, several pyramids of the Vth and VIth Dynasties, and innumerable mastaba-tombs of the Old Kingdom, are crowded together in the cemetery.

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  • Throughout the course of his crowded and magnificent pontificate, Innocent III.

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  • It seems inconceivable, however, that any other site should have been preferred by the primitive settlers to the Acropolis, which offered the greatest advantages for defence; the Pnyx, owing to its proximity to the centres of civic life, can never have been deserted, and that portion which lay within the city walls must have been fully occupied when Athens was crowded during the Peloponnesian War.

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  • Before the campaign of 1812 she accompanied the emperor to Dresden; but after that scene of splendour misfortunes crowded upon Napoleon.

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  • These are generally crowded with bathers and worshippers, who come to wash away their sins in the sacred river Ganges.

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  • A flower dissected and gummed on the sheets will often retain the colour which it is impossible to preserve in a crowded inflorescence.

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  • By nightfall upwards of 100,000 men, encumbered with at least 20,000 wounded, were crowded together on the little island scarcely a mile square, short of provisions and entirely destitute of course of all hospital accessories.

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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 view of the three from the south, presenting a continuous river frontage of six miles, the river crowded with shipping and the densely packed houses surmounted by church towers - of which three are higher than the dome of St Paul's in London - is one of great magnificence.

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  • During the business hours (1-3 p.m.) the exchange is crowded by some 5000 merchants and brokers.

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  • The food passes into these lobes, which may be found crowded with diatoms, and without doubt a large part of the digestion is carried on inside the liver.

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  • He retained his old university habit of taking long walks with a congenial companion, even in London, and although he cared but little for what is commonly known as society - the society of crowded rooms and fragments of sentences - he very much liked conversation.

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  • Where the lines are crowded together, as in the neighbourhood of the poles, the force is greater (or the field is stronger) than where they are more widely separated; hence the strength of a field at any point can be accurately specified by reference to the concentration of the lines.

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  • Where the induction is high the lines will be crowded together; where it is weak they will be widely separated, the number per square centimetre crossing a normal surface at any point being always equal to the numerical value of B.

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  • A small group of Australian genera closely approach the order Juncaceae in having small crowded flowers with a scarious or membranous perianth; they include Xanthorrhoea (grass-tree or blackboy) and Kingia, arborescent plants with an erect woody stem crowned with a tuft of long stiff narrow leaves, from the centre of which rises a tall dense flower spike or a number of stalked flower-heads; this group has been included in Juncaceae, from which it is doubtfully distinguished only by the absence of the long twisted stigmas which characterize the true rushes.

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  • His labours were as various as they were incessant - now guiding the councils of the league, now addressing crowded and enthusiastic meetings of his supporters in London or the large towns of England and Scotland, now invading the agricultural districts and challenging the landlords to meet him in the presence of their own farmers, to discuss the question in dispute, and now encountering the Chartists, led by Feargus O'Connor.

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  • The dodder is a genus (Cuscuta) of leafless parasites with slender thread-like twining stems. The flowers stand singly in the leaf-axils or form few or many flowered cymose inflorescences; the flowers are sometimes crowded into small heads.

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  • below the surface, and as they become crowded they should be taken up and replanted with a refreshment of the soil, at least every five or six years.

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  • The small inconspicuous flowers are generally more or less crowded in terminal or lateral clusters, the form of the inflorescence varying widely according to the manner of branching and the length of the pedicels.

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  • We see it exemplified in plant life in circumstances which are unnatural to the life of the plant, and the prevalence of certain constitutional tendencies among the inhabitants of crowded cities bears evidence to the same law.

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  • On the Thames below London Bridge, London appears in the aspect of one of the world's great ports, with extensive docks and crowded shipping.

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  • There are wharves and a large carrying trade in barges above this point, but below it the river is crowded with shipping, and extensive docks open on either hand.

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  • The banks were crowded with stairs for boats, and the watermen of that day answered to the chairmen of a later date and the cabmen of to-day.

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  • The examination of the air of metal mines has shown that in most cases it is much worse than the air of crowded theatres or other badly ventilated buildings.

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  • The bestowal of alms, offerings of rice to priests, the founding of a monastery, erection of pagodas, with which the country is crowded, the building of a bridge or rest-house for the convenience of travellers are all works of religious merit, prompted, not by love of one's fellowcreatures, but simply and solely for one's own future advantage.

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  • long, crowded by waterfowl not known before in that desert country.

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  • The losses which they sustained by land roused the Byzantines to indemnify themselves on the vessels which still crowded the harbour, and the merchantmen which cleared the straits; but this had the effect of provoking a war with the neighbouring naval powers.

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  • It is not necessary to the promotion of this manufacture that the spinners and weavers should be congregated in large towns, or united in crowded and unwholesome factories.

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  • Such is the effect of this combination of agricultural occupations with domestic manufactures that the farmers are more than competent to supply the resident population of the county with vegetable, though not with animal food; and some of the less crowded and less productive parts of Ulster receive from Armagh a considerable supply of oats, barley and flour.

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  • The small flowers are densely crowded on thick fleshy spikes, which are associated with, and often more or less enveloped by, a large leaf (bract), the so-called spathe, which, as in cuckoo-pint, where it is green in colour, Richardia, where it is white, creamy or yellow, Anthurium, where it is a brilliant scarlet, is often the most striking feature of the plant.

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  • These are followed by the inflorescence, a fleshy spadix bearing in the lower part numerous closely crowded simple unisexual flowers and continued above into a purplish or yellowish appendage; the spadix is enveloped by a leafy spathe, constricted in the lower part to form a chamber, in which are the flowers.

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  • Almost as the commands were given, the French suddenly opened an overwhelming long-range fire and their bullets swept like hail through the crowded mass of the German troops.

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  • had been crowded with wounded from the first, and now, owing to the persistent wet weather, smallpox and dysentery became epidemic. Towards the close of September rations had to be reduced, and the troops began slaughtering the cavalry horses for food.

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  • increase in size upwards, and at length become crowded, numerous and petaloid, forming a funnel-shaped blossom, the beauty of which is much enhanced by the multitude of conspicuous stamens which with the pistil occupy the centre.

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  • Inside and out, the whole of the temple is covered with scenes and inscriptions in crowded characters, of ceremonial and religious import; the decoration is even carried into a remarkable series of hidden passages and chambers or crypts made in the solid walls for the reception of its most valuable treasures.

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  • With a wet, undrained subsoil and a large population of Indians and half-breeds living in crowded quarters, the death-rate has been notoriously high, though the completion of the Valley drainage works in 1900, supplemented by underground sewers in the better parts of the city, and by better sanitation, have recently improved matters.

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  • In spite of his weak health, an almost incredible amount of work was crowded into those years.

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  • The fleshy leaves are often reduced to a more or less cylindrical structure, as in the stonecrops (Sedum), or form closely crowded rosettes as in the house-leek (Sempervivum).

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  • They opened a Komensky school there without proper authorization, and when this was closed by the municipal authorities, they organized a demonstration of Czech women, who crowded with their children into the Parliament House.

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  • In the broad orographical disposition of the ranges there is considerable similarity between north Tibet and west Persia, in that in both cases the ranges are crowded together in the west, but spread out wider as they advance towards the east.

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  • At Portrush, the Lower Lias is seen on the shore, crowded with ammonites, but silicified and metamorphosed by invading dolerite.

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  • Filled with joy at their rescue from this attack, the citizens crowded to their cathedral, where Beza (then 83 years of age) bid them to sing the 124th Psalm which has ever since been sung.

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  • We hear of crowded Calvinist conventicles in Little Poland from 1545 onwards, and Calvinism continued to spread throughout the kingdom during the latter years of Sigismund I.

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  • Having been turned out of other churches, he had leased a plot of land in 1759, anticipating the final withdrawal of his license, in 1763, and a spacious building was erected to which the people crowded from all parts on Sacrament Sunday.

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  • The former, which is a somewhat less favourable method than the latter, is effected by air-currents, insect agency, the actual contact between stigmas and anthers in neighbouring flowers, where, as in the family Compositae, flowers are closely crowded, or by the fall of the pollen from a (From Darwin's by permission.) FIG.

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  • Anton Kerner has shown that crowded inflorescences such as those of Compositae and Umbelliferae are especially adapted for geitonogamy.

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  • In small flowers which are crowded at the same level or in flat flowers in which the stigmas and anthers project but little, slugs or snails creeping over their surface may transfer to the stigma the pollen which clings to the slimy foot.

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  • The small ova are crowded beneath the dorsal part of the valves.

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  • Evelyn's Diary covers more than half a century (1640-1706) crowded with remarkable events, while Pepys only deals with a few years of Charles II.'s reign.

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  • But there was one city of the East which, lying apart from the crowded highways of the world, had sunk to a mere provincial town, and yet possessed associations which the church of the 5th century felt herself powerless to eradicate.

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  • In spite of the value of land, Melbourne is not a crowded city.

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  • He was plainly an ancient deity of the race, for attributes of many kinds are crowded together in him.

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  • Temporary relief was administered in the shape of employment on roads and other works; and an emigration fund being raised, from 4000 to 5000 of the people in the most crowded districts were removed to Australia.

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  • His lectures began in February 1870, and were so crowded that they had to be given in the Sheldonian Theatre, and frequently were repeated to a second audience.

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  • Just as in Italy the common weal of the different republics which were crowded within the limited area of the peninsula required that no one of them should become so powerful as to threaten the independence of the others, so western Europe had a similar danger to counteract.

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  • The teeth form a continuous even series, the small canines being crowded between the incisors and premolars; the crowns of the cheek-series are tall (hypsodont), with a distinctive pattern of their own.

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  • Being thus radically at variance with the main current of the thought of his time, the failure of the commission he had undertaken was sooner or later inevitable; and shortly after the opening of his new church in Regent Square in 1827, he found that "fashion had taken its departure," and the church, "though always well filled," was "no longer crowded."

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  • He preached to crowded congregations, and, when Lord Shelburne acceded to power, not only was he offered the post of private secretary to the premier, but it is said that one of the paragraphs in the king's speech was suggested by him and even inserted in his words.

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  • The houses are rather crowded but only partially fill the walled area.

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  • If innumerable numbers of such crystals fall in any manner between the observer and the sun, light falling upon these crystals will be refracted, and the refracted rays will be crowded together in the position of minimum deviation (see Refraction Of Light).

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  • Nothing," he adds, " is more likely than that in a crowded assembly a lady should accidentally have dropped her garter; that the circumstance should have caused a smile in the bystanders; and that on its being taken up by Edward he should have reproved the levity of his courtiers by so happy and chivalrous an exclamation, placing the garter at the same time on his own knee, as ` Dishonoured be he who thinks ill of it.'

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  • Three more shells hit the ship and caused heavy casualties in the crowded decks, but Motor Launch 55 8 (Lt.-Comm.

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  • In 1829 came representatives of the American Board, in 1836 Peter Parker began his medical mission, and on the opening of the Treaty Ports the old edicts were withdrawn, and other societies crowded in to a field more than ample.

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  • Care should be taken, however, not to hem in the garden by crowded plantations, shelter from the prevailing strong winds being all that is required, while the more open it is in other directions the better.

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  • In others (Polystichum angulare proliferum) the stipes below and the rachis amongst the pinnae develop buds, which are often numerous and crowded.

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  • The Carboniferous forerunners of the tiny club-moss were then great trees with dichotomously branching stems and crowded linear leaves, such as Lepidodendron (with its fruit cone called Lepidostrobus), Halonia, Lepidophloios and Sigillaria, the largest plants of the period, with trunks sometimes 5 ft.

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  • Compound sporophores arise when any of the branched or unbranched types of spore-bearing hyphae described above ascend into the air in consort, and are more or less crowded into definite layers, cushions, columns or other complex masses.

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  • us to cases where the main mass of the sporophore forms a supporting tissue of closely crowded or interwoven hyphae, the sporogenous terminal parts of the hyphae being found at the periphery or apical regions only.

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  • The harbour is crowded with picturesque timber-ships and fishing-smacks, and is bordered by quays.

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  • Under the Dutch the town prospered, and about 1778 an English traveller described it as a place of great trade, "a harbour filled with ships, streets crowded with merchants, and warehouses stored with goods from every part of Asia and Europe, marked the industry, the commerce, and the wealth of the inhabitants."

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  • The day, said The Times, " was crowded with rumours, alarms, contradictions, fears, hopes, resolves, uncertainties."

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  • The most conspicuous of these is the long, white alimentary canal, crowded with mud.

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  • 24, 25) often grotesquely crowded; but there is much observation shown and the figures are expressive.

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  • The Liberalism which he displayed as a member of Parliament and developed greatly in a crowded after-life was unlike the conventional Radicalism of the period.

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  • In Dictyota the oospheres arise singly in oogonia, crowded together in sori on the surface of the female plant.

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  • Great numbers of antheridia are usually crowded together, when the part is distinguishable by the absence of the usual red colour.

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  • They rolled down rocks upon their enemies as they crowded into the defile, and showered missiles on them from above.

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  • In descending order they embrace the following subdivisions, whose thickness in the district of Durness is estimated at about 2000 ft.: (e) limestones, dolomites and cherts, with numerous organic remains; (d) grit and quartzite, with Saltarella and Olenellus (Serpulite Grit); (c) calcareous shales and dolomites, with many annelid casts and sometimes Olenellus (Fucoid Beds); (b) Upper Quartzite, often crowded with annelid pipes (Pipe Rock Quartzite); (a) Lower Quartzite - their original upper limit can nowhere be seen, for they have been overridden by the Eastern Schists in those gigantic underground disturbances already referred to, by which these rocks, the Archean gneiss and Torridonian sandstone, were crumpled, inverted, dislocated and thrust over each other.

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  • not only summoned English but Irish levies, and knights of Hainault, Bretagne, Gascony and Aquitaine crowded to his standard.

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  • The Scottish archers charged with axe in hand, and the Scottish right front was protected by a mass of fallen English horses and fighting men; the rear ranks of the English, clogged and crowded, could not reach the foe, and the line of Scottish spears pressed steadily and slowly forward.

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  • at Bannockburn; his crowded division was broken by the English archers, and the king himself was wounded and captured.

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  • The Convention began business in August, crowded by persons not used to be present, and accepted a Knoxian " Confession of Faith."

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  • The first is the oldest and most crowded section, and is now devoted chiefly to the commercial and financial interests of the port; here are the custom house, merchants' exchange (Praga do Commercio), shipping offices, banks and wholesale houses.

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  • Here he gave himself up unreservedly to the new impressions which crowded on him, and he was soon at home among the German artists in Rome, who welcomed him warmly.

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  • This form of attack, and the flights of arrows discharged by the English (which flew with the wind), produced confusion in the crowded benches of the French vessels, which in most cases must have been little more than open boats.

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  • The industrial population is very densely crowded.

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