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curiously Sentence Examples

  • She looked at it curiously, then at Damian.

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  • Yully looked around curiously, not recognizing the sloping hill before them.

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  • Curiously enough, it never occurred to me to call Greek patronymics "queer."

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  • The names of the engravers who cut his designs are not known, and in fact the reputation of these craftsmen is curiously subordinated to that of the designers in all Japanese work of the kind.

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  • Helga turned to look at her curiously, and she forced herself forward.

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  • Her hands were soon roaming his body curiously, resting on his jaw and trailing along his neck.

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  • Curiously enough, the absence of eyes struck me more than all the other defects put together.

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  • A few people acknowledged Cassie, and glanced curiously at Darcie.

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  • Lana looked up curiously, wondering if the military was doing maneuvers.

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  • He peered at the Original Immortal curiously then looked up at her.

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  • "Do you still have those issues?" she asked curiously, rolling onto her side to face him.

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  • Curiously enough, however, they differ from the cephalic Molluscan eye in the fact that, as in the vertebrate eye, the filaments of the optic nerve penetrate the retina, and are connected with the re surfaces of the nerve-end cells nearer the lens instead of with the opposite end.

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  • Curiously, Buddhism itself is ruled by the ghost or shadowy remainder of belief in transmigration - Karma.

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  • But it is equally plain that the Ophite nucleus has from time to time received very numerous and often curiously perverted accretions from Babylonian Judaism, Oriental Christianity and Parsism, exhibiting a striking example of religious syncretism.

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  • She watched him curiously, wondering if he planned on wiping off her offending fingerprints.

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  • Cobalt, curiously enough, was found to be quite unaffected by tensile stress.

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  • Curiously enough, after his death Becket was the one of all his plays which enjoyed a great success on the boards.

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  • I perceive that you are curiously constructed, and that if you cannot breathe you cannot keep alive.

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  • It retains a curiously carved screen, and the black marble tomb of Queen Elizabeth's physician, Marwood, who attained the age of 105.

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  • Then they began to wander merrily about searching for nuts, climbing trees, peeping curiously into the empty birds' nests, and playing hide and seek from behind the trees.

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  • She looked at him curiously, and he rolled his shoulders back, prepping himself physically for the verbal discussion to come.

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  • She saw Prince Vasili's face, serious for an instant at the sight of her, but immediately smiling again, and the little princess curiously noting the impression "Marie" produced on the visitors.

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  • Besides, the flowers are curiously wanting in fragrance.

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  • It has four Evangelical churches, two with curiously leaning, lead-covered spires; an old town-hall; a gymnasium; and several philanthropic and religious institutions.

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  • Curiously enough the cottage, a stone building, built by the same duke for Jean Jacques Rousseau, still stands in the park, while the ducal residence was burnt down by the sans-culottes.

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  • Curiously enough the cottage, a stone building, built by the same duke for Jean Jacques Rousseau, still stands in the park, while the ducal residence was burnt down by the sans-culottes.

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  • In his Westminster review of Whately's Logic in 1828 (invaluable to all students of the genesis of Mill's logic) he appears, curiously enough, as an ardent and brilliant champion of the syllogistic logic against highfliers such as the Scottish philosophers who talk of "superseding" it by "a supposed system of inductive logic."

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  • The basin of the Thames is of curiously composite character.

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  • Curiously, Apotheosis is used by the Latin Christian poet, Prudentius (c. 400), as the title of a poem defending orthodox views on the person of Christ and other points of doctrine - the affectation of a decadent age.

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  • Curiously enough in Italy - and particularly in Rome - the external conditions were better.

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  • The only speech made by him during his three years in parliament that was listened to with impatience was, curiously enough, his speech in favour of counteracting democracy by providing for the representation of minorities.

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  • Curiously, Apotheosis is used by the Latin Christian poet, Prudentius (c. 400), as the title of a poem defending orthodox views on the person of Christ and other points of doctrine - the affectation of a decadent age.

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  • - In Leibnitz we find, if not a doctrine of evolution in the strict sense, a theory of the world which is curiously related to the modern doctrine.

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  • Filicales and Gymnosperms, and known as the Cycadofihices, a group in which, curiously enough, the reproductive organs remained undiscovered for some time after the anatomy of the vegetative organs was sufficiently well known to afford clear evidence of their true affinities.

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  • These holes are of various depths up to about 40 ft., and of curiously regular form.

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  • This division of the Vertebrata into hot and cold blooded is a curiously retrograde step, only intelligible when we reflect that the excellent entomologist had no real comprehension of vertebrate morphology; but he makes some atonement for the blunder by steadily upholding the class distinctness of the Amphibia.

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  • Trambusti, curiously, finds confirmatory evidence of this in the division of cells in sarcoma.

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  • His passion for intrigue is curiously illustrated by his letter to the tsarevich: Alexius at Vienna, assuring his "future sovereign" of his devotion, and representing his sojourn in England as a deliberate seclusion of a zealous but powerless well-wisher.

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  • The staple type has black glaze showing little lustre, and in choice varieties this is curiously speckled and pitted with red.

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  • On Rusthall Common about a mile from the town is the curiously shaped mass of sandstone known as the Toad Rock, and a mile and a half south-west is the striking group called the High Rocks.

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  • His intentions were made known only to a privileged few, and these, curiously, were not his colleagues.

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  • The walls are curiously constructed of massive blocks of ice which terminate in cliff-like towers.

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  • A third colour-phase, the "erythristic" or red, is represented by the sandy cat, the female of which takes the form of the "tortoise-shell," characterized, curiously enough, by the colour being a blend of black, white, and sandy.

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  • Trees and curiously shaped stones were also worshipped, and artificial pillars of wood or stone.

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  • Somewhat curiously, but very naturally, Enoch the son of Cain is confused with the Enoch who was translated to heaven - an error which the author of the Old English Genesis avoids, though (according to the existing text) he confounds the names of Enoch and Enos.

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  • A third colour-phase, the "erythristic" or red, is represented by the sandy cat, the female of which takes the form of the "tortoise-shell," characterized, curiously enough, by the colour being a blend of black, white, and sandy.

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  • Trees and curiously shaped stones were also worshipped, and artificial pillars of wood or stone.

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  • The tongue is so serviceable a member (taking all sorts of shapes, just as is wanted),--the teeth, the lips, the roof of the mouth, all ready to help, and so heap up the sound of the voice into the solid bits which we call consonants, and make room for the curiously shaped breathings which we call vowels!

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  • The contrast between this low zone and the upper zone of rich vegetation (above about Boo ft.) is curiously marked.

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  • Other remains of pre-Conquest date are the chancel arches in the churches of Marston Montgomery and of Sawley; and the curiously carved font in Wilne church is attributed to the same period.

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  • Curiously enough, Vienna has for a long time turned its back, so to speak, on the magnificent waterway of the Danube, the city being built about '1 m.

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  • c. 7 he incidentally discusses what would become of a stone if it were dropped down a hole, pierced right through the earth, and, curiously enough, decides that it would stay in the centre.

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  • Of the more conventional side of Late Minoan life a graphic illustration is supplied by the remains of miniature wall paintings found in the palace of Cnossus, showing groups of court ladies in curiously modern costumes, seated on the terraces and balustrades of a sanctuary.

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  • A remarkable feature of this quarter is a small council chamber with a gypsum throne of curiously Gothic aspect and lower stone benches round.

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  • The war which broke out early in October 1806 (sometimes known as the war of the Fourth Coalition) ran a course curiously like that of 1805 in its main outlines.

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  • The considerable village of Grasmere lies beautifully at the head of the lake of that name; and above Esthwaite is the small town of Hawkshead, with an ancient church, and picturesque houses curiously built on the hill-slope and sometimes spanning the streets.

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  • He wavered curiously in his ecclesiastical views, and ended by helping the persecutors of the Monophysite Church, to which he himself had belonged.

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  • The solitary seed has no perisperm or albumen, but has two large and curiously crumpled cotyledons concealing the plumule, the leaves of which, even at this early stage, show traces of pinnae.

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  • The solitary seed has no perisperm or albumen, but has two large and curiously crumpled cotyledons concealing the plumule, the leaves of which, even at this early stage, show traces of pinnae.

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

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  • of the 2nd edition (1574) (Italian version), in which are given two versions, differing curiously from one another, but without any prefatory matter or explanation.

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  • It is a square building with Ionic colonnades and a central dome, like an ancient temple, but curiously unlike a Roman villa.

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  • "Sofi says you can heal," he said curiously.

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  • Bianca looked at her curiously.

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  • Pierre trailed them at a distance just out of earshot, and Linda looked at her curiously.

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  • "Hello?" she took the phone and asked curiously.

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  • Damian trotted from the stairs toward the courtyard and paused, looking at her curiously.

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  • Why? she asked curiously.

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  • She looked at him curiously.

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  • Deidre faced her curiously.

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  • Light flared suddenly behind her, and she turned curiously.

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  • "Gabriel raised you?" she asked curiously.

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  • Her eyes lit up when she saw him, and he went to them curiously.

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  • "Why are you laughing?" she asked curiously.

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  • It was Darkyn's turn to tilt his head curiously.

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  • At the tight words, she looked at him curiously.

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  • Deidre glanced at the angel curiously.

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  • Ully looked over at the child and jaguar curiously.

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  • Megan looked at her curiously.

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  • They looked her over curiously.

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  • Damian sat back, waiting curiously.

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  • "Have you ever thought of redecorating?" she asked curiously.

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  • She whirled to see Xander place it to his ear and listen curiously.

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  • Yours is impossible, Jenn said curiously.

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  • "Why didn't you get rid of it?" she asked curiously.

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  • Jessi met the Oracle's gaze curiously.

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  • She studied him curiously.

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  • Chocolate or dove-colored grounds with delicate diapers in gold and engobe; brown or black faience with white, yellow and pink designs incised or in relief; pottery curiously and deftly marbled by combinations of various colored clays these and many other kinds are to be found, all, however, presenting one common feature, namely, skilful finger-moulding and a slight roughening of the surface as though it had received the impression of coarse linen or crape before baking.

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  • The same characteristics are curiously illustrated in his moral works.

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  • notably Martinique, Guadaloupe and Santa Lucia, where it is known as the "Fer de Lance"; Mexicans call it "rabo de hueso" or bone-tail, on account of the curiously coloured and spike-like tip of the tail.

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  • But the only name of first rank in preaching is that of Augustine, and even he is curiously unequal.

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  • Their position is curiously akin to that outlined by William Chillingworth in his famous work The Religion of Protestants (1637-1638).

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  • Curiously enough, the synod refused to believe that the heretical confession it refuted was actually by a former patriarch of Constantinople; yet the proofs of its genuineness seem to most scholars overwhelming.

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  • This Persian title became in later times the special designation of the Kushan kings and is curiously parallel to the use of Arabic and Persian titles (padishah, sultan, &c.) by the Ottoman Turks.

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  • ' Curiously enough, the Rabbinical (Yalkut) identification of Balaam with Laban, Jacob's father-in-law, has been revived.

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  • In the smaller and remoter communities it not uncommonly happened that the minister was totally unqualified to undertake the work of preaching; and though, as is curiously shown by the case of Rome (Sozomen, Hist.

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  • The sheep-like saiga, Saiga tatarica, of the Kirghiz steppes stands apart from all other antelopes by its curiously puffed and trunk-like nose, which can be wrinkled up when the animal is feeding and has the nostrils opening downwards.

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  • Elands and kudus appear to have been represented in India during the Pliocene; the European Palaeoreas of the same age seems to be intermediate between the two, while Protragelaphus is evidently another European representative of the group. Helicophora is another spiral-horned European Pliocene antelope, but of somewhat doubtful affinity; the same being the case with the large Criotherium of the Samos Pliocene, in which the short horns are curiously twisted.

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  • Curiously enough, the allies do not appear to have decided upon the course to be taken in case they were surprised, as they virtually were, and their system of intercommunication - if system it can be called - was most imperfect.

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  • If their character was approved they were taught during the winter months, when work was slack, for a space of three or four years; after that they were sent for two years to serve as menial assistants at a nunnery for women, which curiously enough existed in a recess of the valleys.

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  • Its streets are for the most part narrow and irregular, and contain many old houses with overhanging upper storeys and richly and curiously adorned wooden facades.

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  • Other buildings are the Gothic church of St James, with curiously carved altars and beautiful stained-glass windows, and containing in the Toppler chapel the tomb of the burgomaster, Heinrich Toppler; the 15th-century church of St Wolfgang; the Franciscan church; and five other churches.

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  • This time the Poles came to the rescue of the Government in its hour of need, by getting a form of standing order approved which rendered obstruction somewhat more difficult, and in this, curiously enough, they were helped by the Czechs; for obstruction had brought even them into an impasse, since their financial requirements had not been met.

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  • His tastes were curiously limited.

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  • Beneath the guidance of a dynasty of princes which, curiously enough, was supplied by the least civilized portion of this congeries of nationalities,, the nascent republic gradually grew into a power which subjugated its former oppressors and, viewed externally, seemed to bear upon it the promise of empire.

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  • Curiously enough, these champions of orthodoxy borrowed the name, which has stuck to them ever since, from their "dogheaded" adversaries.

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  • The flowers are mostly heavy and drooping, petals brightly coloured, the edges being curiously notched and waved.

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  • His sarcophagus, curiously sculptured with palms, fishes, &c., is preserved.

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  • It is curiously interrupted by a fortnight of dry weather, known as the Veranillo de San Juan, in June.

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  • On the other hand the multitude of native American languages suggested that the migration to America took place after the building of the tower of Babel, and Siguenza arrived at the curiously definite result that the Mexicans were descended from Naphtuhim, son of Mizraim and grandson of Noah, who left Egypt for Mexico shortly after the confusion of tongues.

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  • either separately or in conjunction with a fragmentary Southern Version of the Pauline Epistles, Peter, James and 1 John in a curiously compiled volume, evidently made, as the prologue tells us, by a brother superior for the use and edification of an ignorant " sister," or woman vowed to religion.

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  • Curiously enough a selenodont type is, however, apparent in those of the imperfectly known Egyptian Geniohyus of the Upper Eocene, the earliest species which can be included in the family.

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  • The next year, in circumstances curiously like those which were repeated when the French expedition under Marchand menaced Britain in Egypt by seeking to establish a post on the Upper Nile, George Washington, a young Virginian officer, was sent to drive the French from their Fort Duquesne on the Ohio river, where now stands Pittsburgh.

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  • The Dodge Club (1869), A Humorous Book Of Travel, Appeared, Curiously Enough, A Few Months Before Innocents Abroad.

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  • Curiously enough, although little is made of it, this distinction, absent from the earlier books, is present in the final book H of the Eudemian Ethics (cf.

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  • The Little Church (15th century) was demolished in 1883, except for a portion of the nave and the old tower and steeple, from which the bells curiously project.

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  • Curiously enough this is also approximately the ratio of the displacements found by Humphreys in the trunk series, the side branch and main branch in the order named, in cases where these displacements have been measured.

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  • By this desertion his self-esteem, one of his strongest passions, though curiously united with singular sincerity and humility, was doubtless hurt to the quick; but the wound inflicted was of a deeper and deadlier kind, for it confirmed him finally in his despair of the world's gradual amelioration, and established his tendency towards supernaturalism.

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  • Curiously enough, he supposes that by making mind a universal attribute of matter he has made his philosophy not materialism, but monism.

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  • Curiously enough, his follower G.

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  • But his principal work was Historiae Philippicae in forty-four In the trogon of Cuba, Prionotelus, they are most curiously scooped out, as it were, at the extremity, and the lateral pointed ends diverge in a way almost unique among birds.

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  • Curiously enough in Gen.

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  • Each egg is contained in a separate, curiously formed, seed-like capsule, provided with a lid which is raised to allow the escape of the newly-hatched insect.

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  • But it is almost as unquestionable that the name was originally applied to the bird which we know as the guinea-fowl, and there is no doubt that some authors in the 16th and 17th centuries curiously confounded these two species.

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  • Schizanthus pinnatus: hardy, I to 2 ft., purple-lilac, prettily blotched; curiously lobed flowers.

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  • Schizopetalon Walkeri: hardy, i ft., white, sweet-scented at night; curiously fringed petals.

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  • Mesha took the city, slew its people in honour of Chemosh, and dragged before the god the altar-hearth (or the priests ?) of D-v-d-h (apparently a divine name, but curiously similar to David).

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  • Then the saga relates that one morning a large number of men in skin canoes came paddling toward them and landed, staring curiously at them: "They were swarthy men and ill-looking, and the hair of their heads was ugly; they had large eyes and broad cheeks."

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  • Intellectually bold in the extreme, he was curiously timid in ordinary life, and is said to ha`e had a horror of ghosts.

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  • The eggs are very remarkable objects, curiously unlike those of other birds; and their shell looks as if it were of highly-burnished metal or glazed porcelain, presenting also various colours, which seem to be constant in the particular species, from pale primrose to sage-green or light indigo, or from chocolate brown to pinkish orange.

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  • From all these circumstances it curiously happened that the sovereign who did more than almost any other to raise the royal power, was also the sovereign who, more than any other, wrought its decay.

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  • None the less this was the occasion for the first proceedings against the Catholics, and curiously enough the campaign began in Bavaria.

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  • It has a fine facade of six arches, and the capitals of the supporting pillars are very curiously carved.

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  • free from government interference; but, curiously enough, the movements, in Bohemia, Croatia and elsewhere, for the revival of the national literatures and languages - which were to issue in the most difficult problem facing the Austrian government at the opening of the 10th century - were encouraged in exalted circles, as tending to divert attention from political to purely scientific interests.

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  • It is curiously misdescribed by Jerome, who never can have seen it, as "Apologeticum pro Christianis contextum philosophorum sententiis."

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  • North America possesses nearly as many; but, curiously enough, the geographical difference of coloration is just the reverse of what it is in Europe - the species with a deep rufous breast, S.

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  • Thus ~ is lir, face;, a vase of ointment, is mrii.t, ointment; ~ is wdb, turn, Much investigation is still required to establish the origins of the values of the signs; in some cases the connection between the pictures and the primary values seems to be curiously remote.

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  • In the first three or four years of the 16th century, we find Diirer in his graverwork still contending with the problems of the nude, but now with added power, though by methods which in different subjects contrast curiously with one another.

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  • Dordrecht presents a picturesque appearance with its busy quays and numerous canals and windmills, its quaint streets and curiously gabled houses.

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  • The horizontal stratification of some of these masses gives them a curiously architectural aspect, further increased by the effect of the numerous vertical joints by which the rock is cleft into buttresses and recesses along the fronts of the precipices and into pinnacles and finials along the summits.

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  • It has an interesting and beautiful church (the Marien Kirche), with four spires (of which that on the transept is curiously crooked), built in the 13th century, and restored in 1876-1879; also several other ancient buildings, notably the town-hall, the Fiirstenhof (now administrative offices), and the Hexenthurm.

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  • 25 seq.), and the deity Sedek is curiously associated with the names of the Jerusalem priests Zadok, Jehozadak (cf.

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  • She, curiously, is the kuata or " go-between," even though her services are only employed in the respectable task of arranging marriages.

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  • The dialogue form was used merely to secure an undress manner of approach to his subject; there was no attempt at the dramatic. The book reflects curiously Lowell's mind at this time, for the conversations relate only partly to the poets and dramatists of the.

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  • Huge walls were erected at the edges of the ancient terrace, the courts of the temple were filled with houses and streets, and the ziggurat itself was curiously built over in a cruciform shape, and converted into an acropolis for the fortress.

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  • Inference, curiously enough, falls under the technical side of dialectic concerned with knowledge in process or becoming, a line of cleavage which Ueberweg has rightly characterized as constituting a rift within Schleiermacher's parallelism.

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  • Curiously veined veneers are obtained from the roots; and the root-shoots are largely employed in the making of crates, coalcorves or baskets, hurdles, withs and bands, whip-handles and other objects.

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  • Curiously enough, an old authority tells us that the people of Lesbos were directed to throw a virgin into the sea to Poseidon, and the hero who vainly tried to save her reappeared years later with a wonderful cup of gold (Hartland, iii.

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  • Curiously, Ireland in ancient Erse poetry was often called "Fodla" or "Bauba," and these were the wives of the other two kings in the legend.

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  • On the other hand, Professor Spiegelberg, 3 writing soon after Professor Breasted, says that investigation has not as yet furnished proof that the Phoenician alphabet is of Egyptian origin, though he admits that in some respects the development of the two alphabets, both without vowel signs, is curiously parallel.

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  • The scenery of the Thuringian portion of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt attracts many visitors annually, the most beautiful spots being the gorge of the Schwarza and the lovely circular valley in which the village of Schwarzburg nestles at the foot of a curiously isolated hill, crowned by the ancient castle of the princely line.

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  • Their confusing effect, for modern readers, is increased by a curiously irrelevant prologue.

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  • External evidence does not reach back so far, and the internal evidence is curiously indecisive.

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  • The larva is curiously asymmetrical, as many as fourteen gill-clefts appearing in an unpaired series on the right side, while the mouth is a large orifice on the left side, the anus being median.

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  • Curiously enough, the name "Sabian" was used by theMeccanidolaters to denote Mahomet himself andhisMoslem converts, apparently on account of the frequent ceremonial ablutions which formed a striking feature of the new religion.

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  • In 1609 he wrote the noble panegyric, In felicem memoriam Elizabethae, and the curiously learned and ingenious work, De Sapientia Veterum; and completed what seems to have been the Redargutio Philosophiarum, or treatise on the " idols of the theatre."

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  • 3 Bacon's conduct in this matter has been curiously misrepresented.

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  • Along with these works may be classed the curiously learned piece, De Sapientia Veterum, in which he works out a favourite idea, that the mythological fables of the Greeks were allegorical and concealed the deepest truths of their philosophy.

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  • In Egypt the relation was curiously reversed; the earth-god Keb was the husband of Nut, the sky, represented sometimes as a woman, overarching the earth and supported on hands and feet, sometimes as a gigantic cow, upheld on the outstretched hands of Shu, the atmosphere.

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  • To give a connected account of his views is difficult; their full development should be studied in relation with his life-history, the stages of which are curiously parallel to his theory of the progress of man, the fall, the trial, the perfection.

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  • Verses II, 19 (dearth of food), 20 (danger in the field, starvation in the house) agree curiously with Neh.

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  • Here and there Fenelon carries his philanthropy to lengths curiously prophetic of the age of Rousseau - fervid denunciation of war, belief in nature and fraternity of nations.

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  • These he developed along lines of his own, where Christian Neoplatonism curiously mingles with theories of chivalry and disinterestedness, borrowed from the precieuses of his own time.

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  • Cleveland's Cabinet and Marion's Avenue, each a mile long, are adorned by myriads of gypsum rosettes and curiously twisted crystals, called "oulopholites."

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  • This Mr Moberly curiously misrepresents as action against Wykeham.

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  • Caesar curiously intimates that, though Varro did his best for Pompey from a sense of duty, his heart was really with the other leader.

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  • More remarkable still, animals inoculated with such " attenuated " bacilli proved to be curiously resistant to the deadly effects of subsequent inoculations of the non-attenuated form.

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  • There is no doubt that both Gargantua and Pantagruel were popular names of giants in the Middle Ages, though, curiously enough, no mention of the former in French literature much before Rabelais's time has been traced.

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  • Here and there persons are glanced at, while the whole scenery of his birthplace and its neighbourhood is curiously worked in; but for the most part the satire is typical rather than individual, and it is on the whole a rather negative satire.

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  • The Neubaukirche, or university church, curiously unites a Gothic exterior with a Classical interior.

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  • Curiously enough, the first novel to be translated was the " Ethiopic History " of Bishop, Heliodorus.

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  • Curiously enough, there is not a single novel in the Rumanian literature with a sustained plot; none which presents a study of the development of human character amid the multifarious vicissitudes of life.

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  • The takin, which may be compared in size to a Kerry cow, is a clumsily built brute with yellowish-brown hair and curiously curved horns, which recall those of the South African white-tailed gnu.

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  • As a "marine painter"- more properly as a painter of subjects in which water must have some part, and as curiously expert in the rendering of all that goes upon the sea, and as the painter too of the green banks of tidal rivers and of the long-stretched beach, with crinolined Parisienne noted as ably as the sailor-folk - Boudin stands alone.

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  • It is probably the only instance in which a masonry dam has slipped upon its foundations, and also the only case in which a masonry dam has actually overturned, while curiously enough there is every probability that the two circumstances had no connexion with each other.

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  • An account of the Passion, with a curiously perverted chronology, the object of which was to justify the length of the Passion-tide fast, is entirely revised for this reason (v.

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  • Curiously enough, it is from Schleiermacher's philosophical ethics that a threefold division - the Chief Good, Virtues, and Duty or the Law - passed into almost all text-books of Christian Ethics, till recently a rebellion rose against it on the ground of redundancy and overlapping.

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  • The tendency to retain the original name of an old and comprehensive group for one of the fragments into which such group becomes divided by the advance of knowledge - instead of keeping the name for its logical use as a comprehensive term, including the new divisions, each duly provided with a new name - is most curiously illustrated in the history of the word physiology.

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  • And Martineau is curiously unsympathetic to the universal and social aspect of morality with which evolutionary and idealist moral philosophers are so largely occupied.

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  • Filelfo's life at Milan curiously illustrates the multifarious importance of the scholars of that age in Italy.

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  • The importance of their heliacal risings, or first visible appearances at dawn, for the purposes both of practical life and of ritual observance, caused them to be systematically noted; the length of the year was accurately fixed in connexion with the annually recurring Nile-flood; while the curiously precise orientation of the Pyramids affords a lasting demonstration of the high degree of technical skill in watching the heavens attained in the third millennium B.C. The constellational system in vogue among the Egyptians appears to have been essentially of native origin; but they contributed little or nothing to the genuine progress of astronomy.

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  • Of the many speeches perhaps the most striking was that of Senator Henry C. Lodge, who, curiously enough in the circumstances, prefaced his eloquent appreciation of the services rendered to the American cause by France by a brilliant sketch of the way in which the French had been driven out of North America by England and her colonists combined.

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  • The later Syriac, curiously enough, has behmoth, - apparently the behemoth of Job transformed into a bird.

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  • Thus Bernard is a Platonist and yet the representative of a "return to Nature" which curiously anticipates the humanism of the early Renaissance.

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  • - containing many curiously shaped caves and archways which attract large numbers of visitors.

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  • There are various cultivated forms - cristata has the ends of the fronds and the pinnae finely crested, and corymbifera has curiously forked and crested fronds.

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  • The oldest, in its present form, is the Paulinerkirche, built in 1229-1240, and restored in 1900, with a curiously grooved cloister; the largest in the inner town is the Thomaskirche, with a high-pitched roof dating from 1496, and memorable for its association with J.

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  • He came into notice first as an opponent of Pericles, to whom his advanced ideas were naturally unacceptable, and in his opposition somewhat curiously found himself acting in concert with the aristocrats, who equally hated and feared Pericles.

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  • Hamburg and its neighbourhood produces, curiously enough, at present the largest amount of palm-nut oil.

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  • The spores of this genus are curiously winged, and intermediate in size between the microspores and megaspores of Lepidostrobus; the question of homospory or heterospory is not yet decided.

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  • A few people acknowledged Cassie, and glanced curiously at Darcie.

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  • "Sofi says you can heal," he said curiously.

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  • The Guardians glanced at her curiously.

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  • Bianca looked at her curiously.

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  • Yully looked around curiously, not recognizing the sloping hill before them.

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  • Darian's own power seemed to grow every time she knocked him down, and Jule looked at the Grey God curiously.

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  • She looked at it curiously, then at Damian.

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  • Pierre trailed them at a distance just out of earshot, and Linda looked at her curiously.

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  • "Hello?" she took the phone and asked curiously.

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  • Damian trotted from the stairs toward the courtyard and paused, looking at her curiously.

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  • Why? she asked curiously.

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  • She looked at him curiously.

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  • Deidre faced her curiously.

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  • Light flared suddenly behind her, and she turned curiously.

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  • "Gabriel raised you?" she asked curiously.

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  • Her eyes lit up when she saw him, and he went to them curiously.

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  • Her hands were soon roaming his body curiously, resting on his jaw and trailing along his neck.

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  • "Why are you laughing?" she asked curiously.

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  • It was Darkyn's turn to tilt his head curiously.

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  • At the tight words, she looked at him curiously.

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  • Deidre glanced at the angel curiously.

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  • Ully looked over at the child and jaguar curiously.

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  • Helga turned to look at her curiously, and she forced herself forward.

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  • Megan looked at her curiously.

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  • They looked her over curiously.

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  • She looked at him curiously, and he rolled his shoulders back, prepping himself physically for the verbal discussion to come.

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  • Lana looked up curiously, wondering if the military was doing maneuvers.

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  • He peered at the Original Immortal curiously then looked up at her.

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  • Damian sat back, waiting curiously.

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  • "Do you still have those issues?" she asked curiously, rolling onto her side to face him.

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  • "Have you ever thought of redecorating?" she asked curiously.

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  • She watched him curiously, wondering if he planned on wiping off her offending fingerprints.

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  • She whirled to see Xander place it to his ear and listen curiously.

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  • Yours is impossible, Jenn said curiously.

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  • "Why didn't you get rid of it?" she asked curiously.

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  • Jessi met the Oracle's gaze curiously.

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  • She studied him curiously.

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  • Curiously, very few people get worked up about this UK situation compared to the numbers who wax indignant about European fraud.

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  • Curiously absent from this list is any sort of longing for those experiences that the computer cannot easily supply.

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  • Let's go babe " said Sion and she followed curiously.

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  • Curiously, although the 6 people had binocs round their necks, not one thought to use them immediately.

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  • Anita Shreve - All He Ever Wanted Curiously bloodless, given sexual passion is its theme, but reasonably well-written with a cliff-hanging plot.

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  • My duck salad Bombay which, curiously, came without salad, was rather dry and the king prawn brochette tasteless.

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  • Curiously, I also seem to recall that pizza's were relatively cheap.

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  • conger (eel) is an altogether harder wreck, with many inquisitive congers that just curiously eye you as you swim past their lairs.

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  • Curiously, however, the basic properties of these materials (band gap, elastic constants, piezoelectric constants) are not well known.

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  • The Graveyard curiously isolated in its position, seems to have no obvious continuance elsewhere in Lancaster Hole.

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  • But Scannell is curiously detached from the children whose shocking futures he anticipates.

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  • Indeed, this undue exaltation of the state authority curiously enough postulates a sort of servitude, of slavishness on the part of man.

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  • The recent glut of books on the post-Roman period has curiously neglected them.

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  • Curiously, the Government had also built a vast, very expensive mental hospital in the bush nearby.

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  • Curiously, both streams, in the Neoplatonic and the Epicurean schools, became inimical to science and western understandings of religion.

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  • Baz was curiously both very shy and extremely inquisitive.

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  • OK they have substantially more funding but they're definitely institutional rather than this curiously detached body that is BUGS.

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  • Entitled ' Little Princess ' the figure is curiously seen wearing a jester 's hat.

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  • And there, growing out above the well, a curiously misshapen thorn tree.

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  • Certainly the AIDS industry has been curiously muted in the UK these past several years.

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  • Writers Forum, his curiously old-fashioned sounding imprint, brought out more than a 1000 items during his lifetime.

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  • Curiously, however, nothing is shown on the 1st edition os map.

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  • For such a world icon the study of handaxes has remained curiously parochial.

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