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  • I've cut enough here for supper.
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  • Placing it in a little plate, he cut it up in small pieces.
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  • A knife is an instrument to cut with.
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  • Now cut me a piece of that pie.
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  • "Take us there," Jonny cut her off.
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  • She cut her explanation off short as Cade pulled into the drive.
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  • But didn't you cut it almost too short?
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  • She was relieved when an older gentleman cut in.
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  • The first rope was cut.
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  • Mr. Thomas Morley was admitted with a gunshot wound to his leg, sustained, according to him, when he was mugged in an alley while taking a short cut to his car.
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  • He cut off the conversation with a hearty laugh.
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  • Our fugitives returned, the battalions re-formed, and the French who had nearly cut our left flank in half were for the moment repulsed.
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  • He's been in northern Florida since we cut him loose.
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  • The whole cut impressed me as if it were a cave with its stalactites laid open to the light.
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  • One soldier, in his fear, uttered the senseless cry, "Cut off!" that is so terrible in battle, and that word infected the whole crowd with a feeling of panic.
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  • She was, as always at evening parties, wearing a dress such as was then fashionable, cut very low at front and back.
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  • Dad had taken a short cut then.
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  • "You never said a lot of things," she cut him off shortly.
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  • Cut it out, Howie!
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  • I dutifully trekked back through the ranks, lying that I'd been cut off.
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  • I cut him off.
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  • Frankly, when you cut through all the flowery words, he was a first-class con man—a rascal.
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  • If the forest is cut off, the sprouts and bushes which spring up afford them concealment, and they become more numerous than ever.
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  • It was cut up at the top, within reach of where it was tied off.
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  • Maybe she cut the rope ahead of time.
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  • Where is the country's champion, the Moore of Moore Hill, to meet him at the Deep Cut and thrust an avenging lance between the ribs of the bloated pest?
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  • "What a nice figure the policeman must have cut, my dear!" shouted the count, dying with laughter.
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  • It will be cut off, said he.
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  • If Kutuzov decided to remain at Krems, Napoleon's army of one hundred and fifty thousand men would cut him off completely and surround his exhausted army of forty thousand, and he would find himself in the position of Mack at Ulm.
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  • They were cut off from the line of retreat on the left by the French.
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  • However inconvenient the position, it was now necessary to attack in order to cut a way through for themselves.
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  • His hearers expected a story of how beside himself and all aflame with excitement, he had flown like a storm at the square, cut his way in, slashed right and left, how his saber had tasted flesh and he had fallen exhausted, and so on.
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  • Curving her arms, Natasha held out her skirts as dancers do, ran back a few steps, turned, cut a caper, brought her little feet sharply together, and made some steps on the very tips of her toes.
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  • Dolokhov cut him short, as if to remind him that it was not for him to jest.
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  • He cut Bolkonski short.
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  • I felt a sharp sting as the blade cut.
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  • She stuck it in her mouth and cut it again.
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  • Heavy brush had totally obscured the entrance until someone had quite recently cut and pulled away the branches, exposing the opening.
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  • Dean started to reply, but she cut him off.
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  • "This isn't a good time," he answered, but she cut him off.
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  • Let's cut out this spy stuff and talk about the real world.
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  • I could cut the tension between you two with a knife.
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  • I used machinery to cut the pieces.
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  • I don't suppose you're here to cut me a break?
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  • His knife cut through her jumper, slicing into her skin.
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  • "Cut the shit, Sasha," Kris snapped.
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  • Kevin's cut was hefty, but she didn't care: she was a real artist!
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  • The Uncompahgre Gorge, a deep and narrow cut in the rock of the San Juan Mountains, hugged in its confines, a river of the same name.
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  • The next opportunity proved to be the same jeep road cut off where they'd first seen Edith speaking with the man in the second car, which was now nowhere in sight.
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  • We only paid— Claire cut her off and repeated the amount.
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  • He hoped she wasn't going to play a King Solomon and cut the damn thing in half but he withdrew a Swiss Army knife from his pocket.
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  • You'll also need rope, not cut from your outside clothes line, but a couple of lengths of one-hundred and fifty feet each of 9 or 10mm line.
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  • She's certainly a cut above the usual—lady of the night.
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  • The man cut him off.
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  • He then highlighted the conversation, adding, He cut it off just when it was getting interesting.
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  • Dean cut her off.
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  • Let's just say his climbing rope was cut, nearly all the way through.
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  • I don't suppose you happen to know how this knife got up in the ice park, next to the cut end of a rope?
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  • And just where was Mrs. Dean when Jerome found himself on the short end of a cut rope?
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  • Someone cut the son of a bitch's line and I'm the one who's stuck trying to find out who did it.
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  • The way I see it, someone from Bird Song cut his rope.
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  • They called in CBI when they heard about the cut rope and smelled a major problem.
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  • She cut the rope, then high-tailed it back to the bridge.
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  • She could have partially cut it.
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  • Dean supposed this was his idea of being subtle while trying to cut off the open path.
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  • Why don't you cut down on the troops here?
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  • Someone cut that rope, but it wasn't me.
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  • Whoever cut that rope managed to do so without being seen.
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  • The rope was cut at the top, within reach of where it was fastened.
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  • Either Jerome Shipton would have seen the cut and not used the rope, or he would have fallen so far he'd be whispering to Lucifer, not Jake Weller.
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  • Why couldn't whoever cut the rope have just dropped the knife by mistake?
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  • They cut me out of the investigation.
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  • He banged himself up fairly badly—broke a couple of ribs, did something to his knee and leg, whacked his head pretty good and cut up his face.
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  • And, if she had cut the line earlier, it would have either been noticed by Shipton or he would have fallen the entire distance of more than a hundred feet from the edge to his certain death.
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  • The bitch cut his rope so she could grab Donald.
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  • You'll never even hear him scream when I cut his balls off.
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  • Slowly she extracted the knife she'd found and with her long and lovely fingers began to methodically cut away at the line.
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  • Do you think Donnie cut the rope?
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  • Do you think he'd tell you he cut the rope if you asked him?
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  • That's why maybe he didn't cut the rope.
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  • Her body had been cut free and moved to the downstairs to await a hearse from Montrose.
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  • We can't say if she planned on killing him with it or was just protecting herself but later she used it to cut his line.
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  • Or maybe he honestly thought it was you who cut him loose.
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  • She cut his rope, figuring on hooking back up with that Ryland fellow but then his girlfriend showed up and in no uncertain terms pointed out why that was a dead end.
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  • I don't care if she cut her husband's rope or not.
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  • Deep down, you still don't think Edith was the one who cut the line!
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  • I don't much give a flying you-know-what who cut her husband's rope as long as no one is blaming me, or any of us.
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  • It doesn't mean he cut the rope.
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  • Does that mean that Donnie did cut the rope?
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  • Dean didn't answer but remembered Edith insisting it wasn't Dean who'd cut her husband's line.
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  • Cynthia obliging cut a piece—a second piece for Dean after he frowned—a third as she joined them.
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  • So, you think Jerome Shipton cut the line so it looked like someone was trying to kill him and then used the remaining portion to loop through an anchor so he could then rappel down?
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  • He sure didn't fall all the way down from where the line was cut and I doubt anyone cut the rope when he was half way down the cliff.
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  • He himself could have cut the rope—the short end they found tied up top— set up a second rappel at a nearby spot and gone down on it.
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  • No one would have seen him so he could have cut the line and then rappelled down, on a looped line, after Shipton fell.
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  • Edith cut my rope but she didn't do a very good job, did she?
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  • You're line was cut!
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  • "Don't," he screamed at Shipton, "the line's been cut!"
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  • Dean momentarily opened his eyes to the swaying end of the cut line across from him.
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  • The suicide note cut off any reason for investigation.
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  • I don't believe Jerome beat her when she showed up Sunday morning all bruised and cut.
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  • "Both," Fred said, then added, "I suppose Edith did cut his line.
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  • He was vindictive by nature and—this is the 'guess' part—he cut his line and left my knife which he'd picked up from his wife's room.
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  • Shipton cut a short section of rope and left it up there so it would look like someone cut it when he was part way to the bottom.
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  • Edith had cut the line and he fell, injuring himself.
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  • Doesn't it make more sense that the whole bit about the cut rope was Shipton's sole doing?
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  • Wouldn't Shipton have seen where she cut the line?
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  • She didn't cut the rope all the way through, but enough that it wouldn't bear her husband's full weight.
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  • "Edith cut the rope too close to the end so he didn't fall far enough to be killed," she said.
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  • When Shipton looped the rope to descend, after he faked cutting it, Edith's cut was then positioned differently.
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  • The rope was cut.
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  • The fact that the other end was also cut must have looked like the natural end of the line.
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  • Remember, the police were sure the rope was cut when Shipton was part way down.
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  • She cut both ropes!
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  • I guessed the second rope might be cut, putting Shipton in serious danger.
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  • Dean remembered the Ride the Rockies bike tour, when he had fallen, nearly killing himself, but put his bruised and cut body back on a bike, just to finish.
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  • Jackson knew he had his work cut out for him in order to be back in less than three hours.
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  • I cut it with Belvedere, big improvement.
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  • Jackson heard Elisabeth say, "Ouch. Oh no, I cut myself."
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  • I'm going to have to cut both of you.
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  • Jackson knew this would not be as cut and dried as she made it sound.
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  • Sarah, please, cut me some slack here.
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  • Jackson retrieved the roast, cut two chops from it, and held one out to her while sitting on a stool.
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  • Cut the shit, Jackson.
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  • Thoughts cut across his mind like razors.
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  • He had his work cut out for him, though.
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  • You know how he hates to be cut out of the herd.
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  • His black curly hair was cut short, every hair in place, and his angular jaws were freshly shaven.
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  • A western cut shirt made the most of his broad shoulders.
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  • What are you doing running around here like a chicken with its head cut off?
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  • "We're not engaged," she cut him off sharply, "practically or otherwise."
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  • She cut the strings and pulled a few leaves from a new bale of alfalfa hay.
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  • If we're cut off, I'll call back immediately.
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  • We've been rather cut off from the rest of the world.
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  • Shaking with fear for Brady, she watched them cut through the skin grafts and transfuse blood then jump his heart.
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  • You are cut out for politics and betrayal.
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  • I think I could cut it away.  I've tried taking off my shoe and maneuvering my foot every which way.
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  • "I'll stay with you until we can see well enough to cut you free," she said.
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  • We'll cut you free.  I'm sick of this shit.
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  • The cut healed itself in seconds.
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  • The roots around Deidre's left foot snapped free.  Katie shoved it aside before it could change its mind and started on the roots around her right foot.  Deidre moved her foot with a look of pain.  She rubbed her ankle, and Katie cut her arm again.
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  • "Kris, I think I – " She was cut off by a shout.
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  • "Gabe!" the angel cried.  Katie pressed back against the wall of the palace.  The demons gathered around them, and she saw the flash of Gabe's weapons as he tried to cut a path through the creatures towards them.  The death-dealer went down as three demons dog-piled him.
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  • Imagine me giving Cindy Byrne a call and telling her she's cut off, at least until ol' Jeff floats in?
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  • The 32-year-old detective with bright red crew cut and opened-collar sports shirt looked as if nothing short of a catastrophe would cause him a lick of concern.
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  • Now, can we cut out all this shit and....
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  • "'Cept this time it didn't," Baratto cut in.
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  • Dean started to say something but Winston cut him off.
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  • Her added weight, though slight, caused the parking lot gravel to cut even deeper into his aching feet.
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  • Art Farmer was blowing trumpet with the Horace Silver quintet in a piece called "Moon Rays" that Fred wouldn't have lis­tened to on his own unless someone cut off his ears.
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  • No. We were sort of cut off before I could ask for one.
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  • Said he'd cut it on his tow bar.
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  • Randy cut the call short, telling the young lady his mother hadn't returned and he was awaiting her call.
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  • We have our work cut out for us.
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  • I have my work cut out for me, don't I?
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  • They took their place at the cake, Alex holding her hand steady as she cut the first piece of cake.
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  • He made a precision cut through the meat.
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  • It was too late to heat up the oven and bake the chicken, so she cut it up and fried it.
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  • Oh, you cut me to the core.
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  • Jonathan slid off the swing and took a short cut through the house to the chicken coup.
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  • He didn't go the way they did but cut through an alley towards the center of the city.
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  • If you try to escape, a dozen guards will cut you down before you reach the city wall.
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  • Your cut was shallow.
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  • Rather than cut her, he bound their arms with a long strip of leather as was tradition.
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  • He pondered his bandaged forearm, where he cut himself when he intended to take her as his mate.
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  • The northern territories had been all but cut off, but the southern routes - -where most of her army was ineffectively positioned - -were open.
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  • I know that's why her arm was cut, that she wouldn't mate with you.
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  • It smelled of musty parchment pages that were cut in different sizes and poorly bound.
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  • She cut him off with effort.
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  • He gritted his teeth, not wanting to think of how long she'd cut herself to gather so much.
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  • "That phrase usually comes out of your mouth right before you do something really st…" He cut the sentence short and turned to Ed.
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  • Hazel eyes held a hint of humor all the time, and his auburn hair had a stylish cut.
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  • I still don't want you to cut up your clothes, but if what I buy you to wear isn't what you want, you're old enough to select your own clothing.
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  • Well, a nice clean cut young man was asking questions about you at the store yesterday.
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  • With side to side swings, he quickly cut a small area of grass.
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  • As the whip came across the grass, it lay over neatly, cut sharply by the whip.
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  • She found a hand saw in the shed and cut down several small trees and some sumac bushes.
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  • The heat of the sun had withered the cut foliage and it was unsightly.
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  • An unbelievable amount of blood was pumping from a tiny cut on her hand.
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  • He examined the cut and patted her on the shoulder.
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  • I'm glad to see you got something out of it besides a cut hand and the scare of your life.
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  • It should have been cut down years ago.
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  • Her tone could have cut through a six-foot thick lead wall.
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  • The sharpness of his words cut through her thin armor of righteousness.
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  • He was instantly at her side, examining the painful cut on her leg.
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  • It's just a stupid little cut.
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  • Cut a few trails, clear around the pool of water - maybe enlarge it and get some ducks.
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  • The sharp masculine voice cut their game short.
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  • "I know," he cut in tersely.
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  • Did she cut him free as he was?
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  • She was quickly cut off from Xander by the adoring masses and forced to push her way through the crowd to follow him.
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  • When a stranger claimed his hospitality, Procrustes compelled him, if he was tall, to lie down on the short bed, and then cut off his extremities to make him fit.
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  • She cut off her hair and sent it to Musset as a token of penitence, but Musset, though he still flirted with her, never quite forgave her infidelity and refused to admit her to his deathbed.
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  • There are even records of an Anaphothrips, when cut off from its normal vegetable foodsupply, becoming cannibalistic and feeding on its own species.
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  • On being cut or broken the flesh of a true mushroom remains white or nearly so, the flesh of the coarser horse mushroom changes to buff or sometimes to dark brown.
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  • On the day of the funeral Peter addressed to Alexius a stern letter of warning and remonstrance, urging him no longer to resemble the slothful servant in the parable, and threatening to cut him off, as though he were a gangrenous swelling, if he did not acquiesce in his father's plans.
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  • To mitigate a steep ascent, a central carriage-way, 200 yds, long, is cut along the main street to a depth of 15 ft., the opposite terraces being connected by a bridge.
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  • On the arrival of the news that Hyder had descended from the highlands of Mysore, cut to pieces the only British army in the field, and swept the Carnatic up to the gates of Madras, he at once adopted a policy of extraordinary boldness.
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  • The walls of the dwellings are entirely cut out of the natural rock.
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  • These furrows have apparently been cut in situ with a very accurate engine; for not the slightest departure from parallelism can be detected in any of the movable webs relative to the fixed webs.
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  • In the Barbargia the men have a white shirt, a black or red waistcoat and black or red coat, often with open sleeves; the cut and decorations of these vary considerably in the different districts.
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  • For widows or deep mourning the peculiar cut of the local costume is preserved, but carried out entirely in black.
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  • They are small grottos cut in the rock.
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  • The first consists of cutting up the various fabrics and materials employed into shapes suitable for forming the leaves, petals, &c.; this may be done by scissors, but more often stamps are employed which will cut through a dozen or more thicknesses at one blow.
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  • Monk cut short these deliberations and forced on the Restoration without condition.
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  • The mainland in the north and east is highly mountainous and forest-clad, and the lower portion is cut up into numerous islands by a network of tidal creeks.
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  • You cannot in the actual man cut soul and body asunder; they interpenetrate in every member.
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  • The only difference was that the tsar had cut himself off from them, and they were not even to communicate with him except on extraordinary and exceptional occasions.
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  • They are propagated by cuttings, or from the leaves, which are cut off and pricked in welldrained pots of sandy soil, or by the scales from the underground tubes, which are rubbed off and sown like seeds, or by the seeds, which are very small.
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  • Alexander could communicate with his base only by the narrow line of the Hellespont, and ran the risk, if he went far from it, of being cut off altogether.
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  • To cut Alexander's communications with the rear, Darius now committed the error of entangling his large force in the mountain defiles.
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  • Theodosius, after a two days' fight, gained the victory by the treachery of one of Arbogast's generals, sent to cut off his retreat.
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  • One end of each pipe is plain, so that it may be cut to any desired length; pipes with shaped ends obviously must be obtained in the exact lengths required.
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  • Dispensations, and also the one-year voluntariat, which had become a short cut for the so-called intellectual class to employment in the civil service rather than a means of training reserve officers, were abolished.
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  • Held between the thumb and fingers of the right hand, they are used as tongs to take up portions of the food, which is brought to table cut up into small and convenient pieces, or as means for sweeping the rice and small particles of food into the mouth from the bowl.
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  • Their restoration was somewhat drastic, the ancient parts being cut away to allow of additions in marble, and the new parts treated in imitation of the ancient weathering.
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  • In others, as the thylacine, it is rudimentary, being shed or absorbed before any of the other teeth have cut the gum, and therefore functionless.
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  • In addition to this replacement of a single pair of functional teeth in each jaw, it has been discovered that marsupials possess rudimentary tooth-germs which never cut the gum.
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  • The Greeks held out for a considerable time, but had finally to surrender, probably from want of food, to Simon Maccabaeus, who demolished the Acra and cut down the hill upon which it stood so that it might no longer be higher than the Temple, and that there should be no separation between the latter and the city.
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  • N.N.E., on the opposite side of the Pulwar, rises a perpendicular wall of rock, in which four similar tombs are cut, at a considerable height from the bottom of the valley.
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  • Below the town of Bergerac it enters the department of Gironde, where at Libourne it is joined by the Isle and widens cut, attaining at its union with the Garonne 45 m.
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  • From this town we have a very interesting though brief inscription dating probably from early in the 3rd century B.C.; it is cut upon a small bronze plate (now in the Naples Museum), which must have once been fixed to some votive object, dedicated to the god Declunus (or the goddess Decluna).
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  • The fungus is cut into slices and then steeped in a solution of nitre.
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  • These forests were formerly very thick, but they are now greatly thinned by the Turks, who cut them down and take no care to plant others in their place.
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  • North of the Murchison, Mount Augustus and Mount Bruce, with their connecting highlands, cut off the coastal drainage from the interior; but no point on the north-west coast reaches a greater altitude than 4000 feet.
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  • At the age of puberty the lad was tattooed or scarred with gashes cut in back, shoulders, arms and chest, and the septum of the nose was pierced.
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  • Probably owing to the same cause, there is less cut stone in the walls, the Palenque builders using plaster to obtain smooth surfaces.
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  • A body of some 2000 men drawn principally from Antwerp were cut to pieces at Austruweel (March 13, 1567), and their leader John de Marnix, lord of Thouseule, slain.
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  • The The siege dykes were cut, the land flooded, but again and again and relief a relieving force was baulked in its attempts to reach of Leiden.
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  • Minerals remained for the most part unworked, though the profitable coal fields and oil wells in Ferghana were used when disturbances in Trans-Caspia cut Turkestan off from the Baku oil, on which it relies entirely for its industrial life.
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  • Vermont is a portion of the plateau-like New England upland, broken by mountain ranges, individual mountains and high hills, rising above the general upland surface, and by deep narrow valleys, cut below that surface.
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  • The white pine had been much cut off by 1890 and it is no longer commercially important.
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  • 5, Seed cut lengthwise.
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  • The alternate leaves are more or less deeply sinuated or cut in many species, but in some of the deciduous and many of the evergreen kinds are nearly or quite entire on the margin.
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  • To Algernon Sidney, who refused to take part in proceedings on the plea that neither the king nor any man could be tried by such a court, Cromwell replied, "I tell you, v e will cut off his head with the crown upon it."
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  • Cromwell was outmanoeuvred and in a perilous situation, completely cut off from England and from his supplies except from the sea.
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  • There it was hanged on a gallows, and in the evening taken down, when the head was cut off and set up upon Westminster Hall, where it remained till as late as 1684, the trunk being thrown into a pit underneath the gallows.
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  • The mean depth over this ridge is about 250 fathoms, and the maximum depth nowhere reaches 500 fathoms. The main basin of the Atlantic is thus cut off from the Arctic basin, with which the area north of the ridge has complete deep-water communication.
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  • The communication between the Atlantic and Arctic basins being cut off, as already described, at a depth of about 300 fathoms, the temperatures in the Norwegian Sea below that level are essentially Arctic, usually below the freezing-point of fresh water, except where the distribution is modified by the surface circulation.
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  • The North Atlantic being altogether cut off from the Arctic regions, and the vertical circulation being active, this movement is here practically non-existent; but in the South Atlantic, where communication with the Southern Ocean is perfectly open, Antarctic water can be traced to the equator and even beyond.
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  • He was, however, sentenced to be hanged on the 12th of November; but on the nth he cut his throat with a penknife, and on the 19th of November 17 9 8 he died of the wound.
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  • In order to see whether the heat came out of the chips he compared the capacity for heat of the chips abraded by the boring bar with that of an equal quantity of the metal cut from the block by a fine saw, and obtained the same result in the two cases, from which he concluded that "the heat produced could not possibly have been furnished at the expense of the latent heat of the metallic chips."
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  • If he stole the seed, rations or fodder, the Code enacted that his fingers should be cut off.
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  • The real children, if any, were usually consenting parties to an arrangement which cut off their expectations.
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  • After the " final splice," as it is termed, between these ends has been made, the bight, made fast to a slip rope, is lowered overboard, the slip rope cut, and the cable allowed to sink by its own weight to its resting-place on the sea bed.
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  • The motion communicated to rollers by the pencil serves to cut resistance in or out of the two line circuits which are connected to the rollers, and thus two independent variable line currents are obtained.
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  • Hence, by inserting a break-and-make key in the circuit of the battery, coil or dynamo, the uniform noise or hum in the telephone can be cut up into periods of long and short noises, which can be made to yield the signals of the Morse alphabet.
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  • The secondary circuit of this transformer is cut in the middle and has a condenser inserted in it, and its ends are connected to the sensitive metallic filings tube or coherer as shown in fig.
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  • To send signals the continuous or nearly continuous train of waves must be cut up into Morse signals by a key, and these are then heard as audible signals in the telephone.
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  • In some cases when a magneto-generator is employed for calling purposes the coil of the machine is automatically cut out of circuit when it is not in action, and is brought into circuit when the handle is turned by the operation of a centrifugal or other arrangement.
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  • - Cephalotus follicularis, showing ordinary leaves and pitchers, the right hand one cut open to show internal structure.
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  • - Spadix of Arum niaculatum from which the greater part of the spathe has been cut away.
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  • The whole of this portion of Central Italy is a hilly country, much broken and cut up by the torrents from the mountains, but fertile, especially in fruit-trees, olives and vines; and it has been, both in ancient and modern times, a populous district, containing many small towns though no great cities.
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  • This has been due to speculation, to the unrestricted pasturage of goats, to the rights which many communes have over the forests, and to some extent to excessive taxation, which led the proprietors to cut and sell the trees and then abandon the ground to the Treasury.
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  • Pisa and Perugia were threatened with extinction, and Florence dreaded the advance of the Visconti arms, when the plague suddenly cut short his career of treachery and conquest in the year 1402.
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  • The masses were still more or less indifferent, but among the nobility and the educated middle Secret classes, cut off from all part in free political life, there societies, was developed either the spirit of despair at Italys The Car..
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  • He might yet have cut off Radetzky on his retreat, or captured Mantua, which was only held by 300 men.
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  • Cairolis premiership was, however, destined to be cut short by an atte~npt made upon the kings life in November 1878, during a royal visit to Naples, by a miscreant named Passanante.
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  • Venice was cut off from the mainland for two days and all the public services were suspended.
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  • In point of fact, as we look to history, we find that theism has been much simplified and cut down.
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  • In order to provide employment for his soldiers, Corbulo made them cut a canal from the Mosa (Meuse) to the northern branch of the Rhine, which still forms one of the chief drains between Leiden and Sluys, and before the introduction of railways was the ordinary traffic road between Leiden and Rotterdam.
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  • In the south the body is slightly cut by women with small flakes of glass or quartz in zigzag or lineal patterns downwards.
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  • In the north it is deeply cut by men with pig-arrows in lines across the body.
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  • The living tissues at the surface are cut off from the underlying dead portions by horizontal partitions termed tabulae, which are formed successively as the coenosteum increases in age and size.
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  • No gastric pouches; the numerous tentacles arise direct from the stomach, into which also the peronial canals open, so that the ring-canal is cut up into separate festoons.
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  • A visit to southern Italy, where many of the princes did homage to the emperor, was cut short by the death of the pope, to whose chair Otto then appointed his former tutor Gerbert, who took the name of Sylvester II.
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  • The older road crossed the back of the promontory at the foot of which Terracina stands; in imperial times, probably, the rock was cut away perpendicularly for a height of 120 ft.
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  • The fifth canon provides that those, whether clerics or laymen, who are cut off from communion in any particular province are not to be admitted thereto elsewhere.
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  • A letter like this, clear cut in its thought, teeming with ideas emanating from an unique religious experience, and admirably adjusted to known situations, bears on the face of it the marks of genuineness even without recourse to the unusually excellent external attestation.
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  • In the stem, segments are successively cut off from the sides of the tetrahedron, and b~ their subsequent division the body of the stem is produced.
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  • - are cut off from the end of the prism turned towards the body o the stem.
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  • Segments are then cut if from the outer sides of these initial cells.
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  • They are accompanied by intercellular channels serving for the conduction of oxygen to, and carbon dioxide from, the living cells in the interior of the wood, which would otherwise be cut off from the means of respiration.
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  • The complex system of dead and dying tissues cut off by these successive periderms, together with the latter themselves in fact, everything outside the innermost phellogen, constitutes what is often known botanically as the bark of the tree.
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  • We see herein the reason for the great subdivision of the body, with its finely cut twigs and their ultimate expansions, the leaves, and we recognize that this subdivision is only an expression of the need to place the living substance in direct relationship with the environment.
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  • This pressure leads to the filling of the vessels of the wood of both root and stem in the early part of the year, before the leaves have expanded, and gives rise to the exudation of fluid known as bleeding when young stems are cut in early spring.
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  • When these conditions are present, the course of the growth of a cell appears to be the following: The young cell, immediately it is cut off from its fellow, absorbs water, in consequence of the presence in it of osmotically active substances.
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  • But the case is obviously different where a plant dies because some essential organ or tissue tract has been destroyed, and other parts have suffered because supplies are cut offe.g.
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  • If a mass of living plant-tissue is cut, the first change observed is one of color: the white flesh of a potato or an apple turns biown as the air enters, and closer examination shows that cell walls and contents are alike affected.
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  • The cut cells die, and oxidized products are concerned in the change of color, the brown juices exuding and soaking into the cell-walls.
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  • The next change observable after some hours is that the untouched cells below the cut grow larger, push tip the dead surface, and divide by walls tangential to it, with the formation of tabloid cork-cells.
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  • If a piece of bark and cortex are torn off, the occlusion takes longer, because the tissues have to creep over the exposed area of wood; and the same is true of a transverse cut severing the branch, as may be seen in any properly pruned tree.
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  • If a clean cut remains clean, the cambium and cortical tissues soon form callus over it, and in this callusregenerative tissuenew wood, &c., soon forms, and if the wound was a small one, no trace is visible after a few years.
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  • The companion cells are cut off from the same cells as those which unite to form the sieve tube.
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  • The tropics of Cancer and Capricorn cut off with surprising precision (the latter somewhat less so) the tropical from the north and south temperate zones..
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  • In the Old World the boreal zone is almost sharply cut off and afforded no means of escape for the Miocene vegetation when the climate became more severe.
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  • The sub-region is probably sharply cut off from the Intermediate.
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  • But Decius, who had succeeded in surrounding them and hoped to cut off their retreat, refused to entertain their proposals.
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  • If the continuous, unbroken, horizontal extent of land in a continent is termed its trunk,' and the portions cut up by inlets or channels of the sea into islands and peninsulas the limbs, it is possible to compare the continents in an instructive manner.
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  • As the main valley deepens, the tributary streambeds are deepened also, and gradually cut their way headwards, enlarging the area whence they draw their supplies.
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  • Ummanigas afterwards assisted in the revolt of Babylonia under Samassum-yukin, but his nephew, a second Tammaritu, raised a rebellion against him, defeated him in battle, cut off his head and seized the crown.
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  • When, however, Dbllinger and his school in their turn started the Old Catholic movement, Frohschammer refused to associate himself with their cause, holding that they did not go far enough, and that their declaration of 1863 had cut the ground from under their feet.
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  • Rashdall - we surely cut down Christianity to the limits of theism.
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  • The main streets run north and south and are cut by the Avenida Central; nearly all the streets are narrow and crooked.
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  • Occasionally the massive material is cut and polished for decorative purposes, though the application in this direction is far less extensive than that of malachite.
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  • A boyar of Nizhniy-Novgorod who allowed himself to criticize the new order of things, and attributed the change to the influence of the Greek princess, had his tongue cut out.
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  • Where the way was formed on the level, drains were cut on each side of the intended line, and were intersected here and there by cross drains, by which the upper part of the moss was rendered dry and firm.
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  • In connexion with a railway many bridges have also to be constructed to carry public roads and other railways over the line, and for the use of owners or tenants whose land it has cut through (" accommodation bridges ").
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  • The Locher rack, employed on the Mount Pilatus railway, where the steepest gradient is nearly I in 2, is double, with vertical teeth on each side, while in the Strub rack, used on the Jungfrau line, the teeth are cut in the head of a rail of the ordinary Vignoles type.
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  • The increased loading space required in the sheds is obtained by multiplying the number and the length of lines and platforms; sometimes also there are short sidings, cut into the platforms at right angles to the lines, in which wagons are placed by the aid of wagon turn-tables, and sometimes the wagons are dealt with on two floors, being raised or lowered bodily from the ground level by lifts.
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  • In these the central bar which connects the two end links has screw threads cut upon it,;and by means of a lever can be turned so as either to shorten the coupling and bring the vehicles together till their buffers .are firmly pressed together, or to lengthen it to permit the end link to be lifted off the hook.
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  • Wherever possible the lines were constructed in open cutting, to ensure adequate ventilation; and where this was not possible they were built by a method suggestively named " cut and cover."
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  • (For the details of the shield and method of its operation, see Tunnel.) By means of the shield Greathead cut a circular hole at a depth ranging from 40 to 80 ft.
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  • In like manner in the purification of lepers two birds were used; the throat of one was cut, the living bird dipped in the blood mingled with water and the leper sprinkled; then the bird was set free to carry away the leprosy.
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  • Barley meal 1 was strewn on its neck, and a lock of hair cut from its forehead and burned.
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  • The animal was then clubbed, its throat cut and the altar sprinkled with its blood.
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  • Finally the body was skinned and cut up and the god's share burned on the altar.
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  • An officiant at once struck it with his axe and another cut its throat; then all save the one who struck the first blow partook of its flesh.
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  • At Deir el Bahri we see that the animal had its throat cut in Mahommedan fashion; it lay on its side, the legs tied together; the heart was taken out, then the liver; the burnt sacrifice was hardly known.
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  • When cut open, it displays an infinity of tiny leaf-buds and stems, and at intervals there exudes from it an aromatic resin, which from its astringent properties is used by the shepherds as a vulnerary, but has not been converted to any commercial purpose.
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  • Grindal indeed attempted a reform of the ecclesiastical courts, but his metropolitical activity was cut short by a conflict with the arbitrary temper of the queen.
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  • The strange contrast between the succession of dynasties and kings cut off by assassination in the northern kingdom, ending in the tragic overthrow of 721 B.C., and the persistent succession through three centuries of the seed of David on the throne of Jerusalem, as well as the marvellous escape of Jerusalem in 701 B.C. from the fate of Samaria, must have invested the seed of David in the eyes of all thoughtful observers with a mysterious and divine significance.
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  • In one courtyard of this temple are deposited the celebrated ten stone drums which bear poetical inscriptions commemorative of the hunting expeditions of King Suan (827-781 B.C.), in whose reign they are believed, though erroneously, to have been cut; and in another stands a series of stone tablets on which are inscribed the names of all those who have obtained the highest literary degree of Tsin-shi for the last five centuries.
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  • The cypress, which grows no more when once cut down, was regarded as a symbol of the dead, and perhaps for that reason was sacred to Pluto; its branches were placed by the Greeks and Romans on the funeral pyres and in the houses of their departed friends.
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  • At last Maximian had their heads cut off (c. 287-300).
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  • " In those days Yahweh began to cut short " (or, altering the text, " to be angry with ") " Israel."
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  • A squadron of cavalry despatched by Fadus took them alive, cut off the head of Theudas and brought it to Jerusalem.
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  • His attempts to crush all such disturbers of the peace were cut short by his death in his second year of office.
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  • According to him the word was first used on the 27th of December 1641 by a disbanded officer named David Hide, who during a riot is reported to have drawn his sword and said he would "cut the throat of those round-headed dogs that bawled against bishops."
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  • Along the eastern border of this delta, and southward of it, along the Mississippi itself, extends a belt of hills or bluffs (sometimes called "cane-hills"), which is cut by deep ravines and, though very narrow in the north, has in the south an average width of about to m.
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  • From the extreme south most of the merchantable timber had been cut, but immediately north of this there were still vast quantities of valuable long-leaf pine; in the marshes of the Delta was much cypress, the cotton-wood was nearly exhausted, and the gum was being used as a substitute for it; and on the rich upland soil were oak and red gum, also cotton-wood, hickory and maple.
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  • Within the nest, the leaves are cut into very minute fragments.
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  • It is drained by the Doce, Mucury, Jequitinhonha and Pardo, which have their sources on the eastern slopes of the Espinhago and cut their way through the Aymores to the sea.
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  • Where the lowlands are highly cultivated they are adorned with planted wood, and where they are cut off from rain they are nearly completely desert.
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  • C, Small portion of the nephridium of Glycera siphonostoma, showing the canal cut through, and the solenocytes on the outer surface.
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  • It is possible that this represents the syphon or supplementary intestine of Capitellidae, which has been shown to develop as a groving of the intestine ultimately cut off from it.
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  • Unable to dislodge the Illinois, the Pottawattomies cut off their escape and let them die of starvation.
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  • The Carboniferous or "Mountain" Limestone is the oldest formation in the county; its thickness is not known, but it is certainly over 2000 ft.; it is well exposed in the numerous narrow gorges cut by the Derwent and its tributaries and by the Dove on the Staffordshire border.
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  • A series of black shales with nodular limestones, the Pendleside series, rests upon the Mountain Limestone on the east, south and north-west; much of the upper course of the Derwent has been cut through these soft beds.
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  • In the latter form old trees, the summer pruning of which has been neglected, are apt to acquire an undue projection from the wall and become scraggy, to avoid which a portion of the old spurs should be cut out annually.
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  • When horizontal trees have fallen into disorder, the branches may be cut back to within 9 in.
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  • From the head of a dying person Proserpine was supposed to cut a lock of hair which had been kept sacred and unshorn through life.
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  • It appears to have been a Greek custom to cut a lock of hair from a dead man's head, and hang it outside of the house door, in token that there was a corpse in the house.
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  • At harvest the corn was cut high on the stalk with short sickles and put up in sheaves, after which it was carried to the threshing-floor and there trodden out by the hoofs of oxen.
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  • Scare off the birds, harrow up the weeds, cut down all that shades the crop. Ploughs, waggons, threshing-sledges, harrows, baskets, hurdles, winnowing-fans are the farmer's implements.
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  • The arable land was divided into two or, more usually, three fields, which were cut up into strips bounded by balks and allotted to the villagers in such a way that one holding might include several disconnected strips in each field - a measure designed to prevent the whole of the best land falling to one man.
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  • The corn harvest naturally follows: rye and wheat were usually shorn, and barley and oats cut with the scythe.
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  • " In Somersetshire," he says, " they do shere theyr wheat very lowe; and the wheate strawe that they purpose to make thacke of, they do not threshe it, but cut off the ears, and bynd it in sheves, and call it rede, and therewith they thacke theyr houses."
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  • From the third edition of Hartlib's Legacie we learn that clover was cut green and given to cattle; and it appears that this practice of soiling, as it is now called, had become very common about the beginning of the 18th century, wherever clover was cultivated.
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  • Rye is perhaps more largely grown as a green crop to be fed off by sheep, or cut green for soiling, in the spring months.
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  • His position in the India Office, where alone he did work enough for most men, cut him off from entering parliament; but he laboured hard though ineffectually to influence the legislature from without by combating the disposition to rest and be thankful.
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  • Or it may be the result of economic agnosticism, combined with unwillingness to cut adrift from old moorings.
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  • In Switzerland and parts of Germany, where it is collected in some quantity for commerce, a long strip of bark is cut out of the tree near the root; the resin that slowly accumulates during the summer is scraped out in the latter part of the season, and the slit enlarged slightly the following spring to ensure a continuance of the supply.
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  • Its great value to the English forester is as a "nurse" for other trees, for which its dense leafage and tapering form render it admirably fitted, as it protects, without overshading, the young saplings, and yields saleable stakes and small poles when cut out.
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  • - Male of Littorinaz littoralis, Lin., removed from its shell; the mantle-skirt cut along its right line of attachment and thrown over to the left side of the animal so as to expose the organs on its inner face.
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  • It has not been cut into.
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  • - Female of Purpura lapillus removed from its shell; the mantleskirt cut along its left line of attachment and thrown over to the right side of the animal so as to expose the organs on its inner face.
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  • Its superficial extent is seen when the folds covering the shell are cut away and the shell removed; the external surface forms a triangle with its base bordering the pericardium, and its apex directed posteriorly and reaching to the lefthand posterior corner of the shell-chamber.
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  • When the pericardium is cut open from above in an animal otherwise entire, the anterior face of the kidney is seen forming the posterior wall of the pericardial chamber; on the deep edge of this face, a little to the left of the attachment of the auricle to the floor of the pericardium, is seen a depression; this depression contains the opening from the pericardium into the kidney.
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  • Indeed, along with other serious checks in Spain, which involved the conquest of that land, it cut through the wide meshes of his policy both in Levantine, Central European and commercial affairs.
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  • The House of Habsburg now ceded Salzburg and the Inn-Viertel to Napoleon (for his ally, the king of Bavaria); a great portion of the spoils which Austria had torn from Poland in 1795 went to the grand duchy of Warsaw, or Russia; and the cession of her provinces Carinthia, Carniola and Istria to the French empire cut her off from all access to the sea.
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  • He would never give up Holland; rather than do that, he would cut the dykes and give back that land to the sea.
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  • On his arrival at Rochefort (3rd of July) he found that British cruisers cut off his hope of escape.
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  • 1908, for instance, he rebuked Lord Cromer for uttering grave words of warning, and ridiculed the bare possibility of an Anglo-German conflict in arms. Early in 1909 he had assisted Mr. Lloyd George in the Cabinet in his unsuccessful endeavour to cut down Mr.
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  • He developed this line of argument when moving the second reading of the Home Rule bill in April, and at Dundee in the autumn outlined a general policy under which England would be cut up into self-governing areas.
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  • (The feelers and legs are cut short.) years; (2) certain stages of the life that are naturally " resting stages " may be in exceptional cases prolonged, and that to a very great extent; in this case no food is taken, and the activity of the individual is almost nil; (3) the life of certain insects in the adult state may be much prolonged if celibacy be maintained; a female of Cybister roeselii (a large water-beetle) has lived five and a half years in the adult state in captivity.
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  • On the 4th of July 1708 he cut in two the line of the Russian army, 6 m.
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  • The word mutzen, to dock, cut off, which first appears in the 14th century, does not help much, though the name of another vestment akin to the almuce - the mozzetta - has been by some traced to it through the Ital.
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