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daring

daring Sentence Examples

  • Sofia stared up at him, not daring to hope he'd help her.

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  • "Why would you want me to wear something so daring, darling?" she asked with a smile.

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  • She saw the thaw from the cactus daring anyone to touch him to the man she'd spoken to on the phone.

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  • She saw the thaw from the cactus daring anyone to touch him to the man she'd spoken to on the phone.

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  • What better place to be a bit more daring in life than on another planet?

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  • Her gaze remained steady, daring him to do as he imagined.

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  • Not daring to look round and without looking round, he was ecstatically conscious of his approach.

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  • David's daring spirit might very well lead him to visit his wife even after his first flight.

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  • The Malays of the coast are a maritime people, and were long famous for the daring character of their acts of piracy.

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  • The Malays of the coast are a maritime people, and were long famous for the daring character of their acts of piracy.

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  • While I followed them shopping I never imagined I'd be allotted the opportunity accomplish a daring strike so successfully and leave without a trace!

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  • God is my witness, I didn't know-" he repeated, stressing the word "God" so unnaturally and so unpleasantly that Princess Mary stood with downcast eyes not daring to look either at her father or at Natasha.

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  • Can it be possible? she thought, not daring to look at his face, but still feeling his eyes gazing at her.

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  • But the little girl gave the angry kitten such a severe cuff that it jumped down again without daring to scratch.

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  • Though privateering was carried on by the French with daring and a considerable measure of success, it did not put an appreciable check on the growth of British merchant shipping.

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  • The ancient guediks have not been abolished, the government not daring to deprive them of their privileges; but since the Tanzimat no new ones have been created, industry being declared free.

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  • By their sufferings no less than by their deeds of daring, her citizens showed themselves to be sublime, devoted and disinterested, winning the purest laurels which give lustre to Italian story.

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  • He savored and toyed with her simultaneously, daring her to unleash the desire burning through her body.

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  • The hatred felt for him by Germans found expression in a daring attempt to murder him made by a well-bred youth named Staps on the 12th of October.

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  • But the most remarkable and daring application of the theory was to account for the phenomena of organic life, especially in animals and man.

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  • writings of Spencer embody the spirit of Descartes in the knowledge of our own day, and may be regarded as the Principes de la philosophic of the 19th century; while, whatever hesitation may not unfrequently be felt by less daring minds in following Haeckel in many of his speculations, his attempt to systematize the doctrine of evolution and to exhibit its influence as the central thought of modern biology, cannot fail to have a far-reaching influence on the progress of science.

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  • The Church of Rome has discouraged these daring tactics in favour of the more cautious and probably more defensible positions of Aquinas.

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  • The timidity of the Danish admiral Ulrik C. Gyldenldve, and the daring of Charles, who forced his nervous and protesting admiral to attempt the passage of the eastern channel of the Sound, the dangerous flinterend, hitherto reputed to be unnavigable, enabled the Swedish king to effect a landing at Humleback in Sjaelland (Zealand), a few miles north of Copenhagen (Aug.

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  • Sometimes a daring little fish slips between my fingers, and often a pond-lily presses shyly against my hand.

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  • At one time, as in the case of Blechingdon, they would perform strange exploits worthy of the most daring hussars; at another their speed and tenacity paralyses armies.

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  • Other webspinning spiders (Tegenaria) have somewhat similar habits; and the male of the park-web spider (Atypus), one of the Mygalomorphae, taps the walls of the tubular web of the female before daring to bite a hole in it and descend into her burrow.

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  • With Fisk in August 1869 he began to buy gold in a daring attempt to "corner" the market, his hope being that, with the advance in price of gold, wheat would advance to such a price that western farmers would sell, and there would be a consequent great movement of breadstuffs from West to East, which would result in increased freight business for the Erie road.

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  • Soult Passage of expected the passage of the Douro to be attempted the Douro, near its mouth, with fishing craft; but Wellesley, by May 12,1809, a daring surprise, crossed (May 12) close above Oporto, and also by a ford higher up. After some fighting Oporto was taken, and Soult driven back.

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  • In 1840 he performed a feat of extraordinary personal daring, travelling all the way along the barren sea-coast of the Great Australian Bight, from Spencer Gulf to King George Sound.

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  • Nevertheless the mountain tribes who inhabited the higher parts of the Caucasus were still independent, and their subjugation cost Russia a sustained effort of thirty years, during the course of which her military commanders were more than once brought almost to the point of despair by the tenacity, the devotion and the adroitness and daring which the mountaineers displayed in a harassing guerilla warfare.

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  • By a night march of unexampled daring and difficulty Ney succeeded in breaking through the Russian cordon, but when he regained touch with the main body at Orcha only Boo of his 6000 men were still with him (2 ist).

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  • By the advice of Prokesch-Osten and Ebtvos, he paid a visit in the following June to London; there his daring adventures and linguistic triumphs made him the lion of the day.

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  • They touched the summits of daring and devotion, if they also sank into the deep abysms of shame.

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  • His strategy at Dundee and Inverlochy, his tactics at Aberdeen, Auldearn and Kilsyth furnished models of the military art, but above all his daring and constancy marked him out as the greatest soldier of the war, Cromwell alone excepted.

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  • The English commander, thus foiled, executed a daring and skilful march round the enemy's flank, and on the 9th drew up for battle in rear of the hostile army.

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  • With the melting of the ice the more daring spirits dashed into the new current with such ardour that for them all traditions, all institutions, were thrown into hotchpot; even elderly and sober physicians took enough of the infection to liberate their minds, and, in the field of the several diseases and in that of post-mortem pathology, the hollowness of classification by superficial resemblance, the transitoriness of forms, and the flow of processes, broke upon the view.

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  • In 1803 he was in command of the "Enterprise," which formed part of Commodore Preble's squadron in the Mediterranean, and in February 1804 led a daring expedition into the harbour of Tripoli for the purpose of burning the U.S. frigate "Philadelphia" which had fallen into Tripolitan hands.

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  • This daring and well-judged move brought on the Four Days' Battle of the ist, 2nd, 3rd and 4th of June (O.S.).

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  • imparted a self-reliant enthusiasm to his countrymen, formed them into an army, and organized them as a political community; his mountaineer infantry, though limited in numbers, proved desperately courageous; his cavalry was daring and ubiquitous.

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  • Nurhachu played with skill and daring the role which had been played by Jenghiz Khan more than three centuries before in Mongolia.

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  • Some of the most daring spirits waged war on their conquerors from Clissa in Dalmatia, and afterwards from Zengg in maritime Croatia, where they formed the notorious pirate community of the Uskoks.

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  • Skin-grafting and regeneration of bone are among not the least remarkable applications of pathological principles to the combat with disease in recent times; and in this connexion may also be mentioned the daring acts of surgery for the relief of tumours of the brain, rendered practicable by improved methods of localization.

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  • If there had been no fighting daring these autumn months worthy of mention, much creditable work had been carried out by the invaders in respect to developing communications and to improving jetties and landing-places, especially at Suvla.

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  • Its first period had passed: when the partisans themselves, amazed at their own boldness, feared every minute to be surrounded and captured by the French, and hid in the forests without unsaddling, hardly daring to dismount and always expecting to be pursued.

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  • (2) Raymond of Sabunde's Liber naturae sive creaturarum (1434-36) bears also the title Theologia Naturalis - but not from the author's own hand,3 though his introduction to the book in question, the Prologue, put upon the Index at Rome for its daring, describes the " book of nature " as " connatural to us," in contrast with the " supernatural" book, the Bible, which belongs to the clerics.

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  • (2) Raymond of Sabunde's Liber naturae sive creaturarum (1434-36) bears also the title Theologia Naturalis - but not from the author's own hand,3 though his introduction to the book in question, the Prologue, put upon the Index at Rome for its daring, describes the " book of nature " as " connatural to us," in contrast with the " supernatural" book, the Bible, which belongs to the clerics.

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  • 1 479, after his daring escape from Edinburgh Castle, the duke of Albany concealed himself within its walls, until he contrived to sail for France.

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  • had long regretted the enfranchisement of St Mark's from the rule of the Lombard Dominicans, and now, having seen a transcript of one of Savonarola's denunciations of his crimes, resolved to silence this daring preacher.

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  • 532), the original and daring plans for the church of St Sophia in Constantinople, which strikingly displayed at once his knowledge and his ignorance.

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  • In 1684 he commenced the career of professor of natural law at Leipzig, and soon attracted attention by his abilities, but particularly by his daring attack upon traditional prejudices, in theology and jurisprudence.

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  • If you're daring, then modify textures a little for more creativity.

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  • The Monza labor exchange then took the initiative of proclaiming a general strike throughout Italy (September 15th) as a protest against the government for daring to maintain order.

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  • the black or double-horned rhinoceros, common in central Ogaden; leopards, abundant in many districts, and daring - they have given their name to the Webi Shebeli (" River of the Leopards "); panthers; spotted and striped hyenas (the latter rare); foxes, jackals, badgers and wild dogs; giraffes and a great variety of antelopes.

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  • In 1686 his famous allegory of Rome and Geneva, slightly disguised as the rival princesses Mreo and Eenegu, in the Relation de file de Borneo, gave proof of his daring in religious matters.

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  • Under their able leader, Sivaji, these daring freebooters plundered in every direction, nor could all Aurangzeb's efforts avail to subdue them.

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  • A similar feeling is shown by them as colorists, and, though sometimes eccentric and daring in their contrasts, they never produce discords in their chromatic scale.

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  • It was not the good fortune of Johnston to acquire the prestige which so much assisted Lee and Jackson, nor indeed did he possess the power of enforcing his will on others in the same degree, but his methods were exact, his strategy calm and balanced, and, if he showed himself less daring than his comrades, he was unsurpassed in steadiness.

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  • Daring, Kritische Geschichte der allgemeinen Principien der Mechanik, Abschnitt (ii.

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  • Perfect for winter, they produce a bold, almost daring look that is certainly not for the timid.

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  • He was compelled to take to flight with very few companions, but his great personal courage and daring struck the army of his opponents with such dismay that they again returned to their allegiance and Baber regained his kingdom.

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  • Soult and Marmont having begun to move to relieve the garrison, the assault was delivered on the night of the 7th of April, and Siege of though the assailants failed at the breaches, the Badajoz, carnage at which was terrible, a very daring escalade March 17 to of one of the bastions and of the castle succeeded, Apr117, 1812.

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  • 212) tells how he was chastised by Odysseus for daring to abuse the commander-in-chief.

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  • The latter, a man of inferior ability and daring, sold Pisa to the count of Virtu, receiving in exchange 200,000 florins, Piombino, and the islands of Elba, Pianosa and Monte Cristo.

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  • Soult and Marmont having begun to move to relieve the garrison, the assault was delivered on the night of the 7th of April, and Siege of though the assailants failed at the breaches, the Badajoz, carnage at which was terrible, a very daring escalade March 17 to of one of the bastions and of the castle succeeded, Apr117, 1812.

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  • At the time however when active operations began the 42nd Division and one of the French divisions could 1 The chief naval incidents of this month were: - a raid by the Turkish destroyer " Demir Hissar " which sank the British transport " Manitou " on March 16, but had to be blown up next day off Chios to avoid capture; an attempt of the British submarine E15 to enter the Straits, which led to her being forced ashore (April 16) and in the sequel to her destruction by a daring boat's crew from the " Majestic " (April 18); bombardments of the defences of Smyrna on March 28, April 6 and April 22; and operations at Gaza and El Arish on the Syrian coast by the French battleship " St.

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  • This conception is expressed in George Eliot's lines: ", O, may I join the choir invisible Of those immortal dead who live again In minds made better by their presence: live In pulses stirred to generosity, In deeds of daring rectitude, in scorn For miserable aims that end with self, In thoughts sublime that pierce the night like stars, And with their mild persistence urge man's search To vaster issues."

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  • Being greatly outnumbered, Howe had to stand on the defensive, but he baffled the French admiral at Sandy Hook, and defeated his attempt to take Newport in Rhode Island by a fine combination of caution and calculated daring.

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  • Har Govind was a hunter and eater of flesh, and encouraged his followers to eat meat as giving them strength and daring.

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  • At this period an exact knowledge of the depths of the ocean off after the beginning of the south-west monsoon to a minimum assumed an unlooked-for practical importance from the daring in August, the total range being 92 in.

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  • The attempt also of the daring highwayman Maternus to seize the empire was betrayed; but at last Eclectus the emperor's chamberlain, Laetus the praefect of the praetorians, and his mistress Marcia, finding their names on the list of those doomed to death, united to destroy him.

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  • At times he showed qualities as a guerillero quite equal to those of the Carlists, like Zumalacarregui and Cabrera, by his daring marches and surprises.

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  • His priests, and his officials civil and military, gave the French king many daring explorers.

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  • In 1792 he acted as financial agent in a daring attempt to secure the escape of the king and queen from Paris.

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  • This incident suggests two reflections - first that raids or attacks in rear of the " centre of operations " are valueless, however daring, and second that had Zasulich, in his determination to be worthy of his knighthood, concentrated for battle, the presence of the Madritov detachment on the field would have prevented the lamentable and costly misunderstandings of the retreat on Hamatan.

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  • It may be urged in his favour that the general circumstances of the time, where they did not produce reckless and foolhardy daring, almost necessarily produced a somewhat excessive caution.

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  • It was in 1455 during this war that the knight Kunz von Kaufungen carried into execution his daring plan of stealing the two sons of the elector Frederick, Ernest and Albert, but he was only momentarily successful, the princes soon escaping from his hands.

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  • She excelled in the delivery of the risky prologues and epilogues which were the fashion, and the poet wrote for her some specially daring examples.

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  • So secure in public favour did the book in time become, that the council of Trent, unable to suppress it and not daring to overlook it, ordered the preparation of a castrated edition.

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  • He was, however, a desultory student, and in 1870 was advised to go to the little village of Martinhoe, in Devon, for quiet reading, but distinguished himself more by his daring climbs after seagulls' eggs and his engineering skill in cutting a pathway along precipitous cliffs to some caves.

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  • Their daring grew with their numbers, and at last they came to be a constant annoyance to all their neighbours, both Christian and Mussulman, frequently involving Poland in dangerous and unprofitable wars with the Ottoman Empire.

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  • In this war, which resembles in character, and in its striking vicissitudes, the English War of the Roses at the end of the 15th century, Abdur Rahman soon became distinguished for ability and daring energy.

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  • In the central theatre (Kentucky), the only event of importance was a daring reconnaissance of the Confederate fort at Columbus on the Mississippi by a small force under Brigadier-General U.

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  • McDowell, instead of marching to join McClellan, was ordered to the Valley to assist in "trapping Jackson," an operation which, at one critical moment very near success, ended in the defeat of Fremont at Cross Keys and of McDowell's advanced troops at Port Republic (June 8-9) and the escape of the daring Confederates with trifling loss.

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  • At last, after many trials and failures, Grant took a daring step. The troops with their supplies marched round through a network of lakes and streams to a point south of Vicksburg; Admiral Porter's gunboats and the transports along with them "ran" the batteries.

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  • Grant's endurance and daring had won what was perhaps the greatest success of the war.

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  • Burnside and the new Army of the Ohio had now cleared east Tennessee and occupied Knoxville (September 2), and meanwhile Rosecrans by a brilliant movement, in which he displayed no less daring in execution than skill in planning, once more manoeuvred Bragg out of his position and occupied Chattanooga.

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  • After this the ironclad retired upstream, where she was eventually destroyed in the most daring manner by a boat's crew under Lieutenant W.

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  • In 1800 he was appointed to the command of the "Speedy" brig, a small vessel in which he gained a great and deserved reputation as a daring and skilful officer.

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  • His capture of the Spanish frigate "Esmeralda" (40) in the harbour of Callao, on the 5th of November 1820, was an achievement of signal daring.

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  • No one ever excelled him in daring and resource as a naval officer, but he suffered from serious defects of character, and even those who think him guiltless of the charge on which he was convicted in 1814 must feel that he had his own imprudence and want of self-command to thank for many of his misfortunes.

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  • But the Confederates, marching swiftly up the Valley, slipped between the converging columns of Fremont from the west and McDowell from the east, and concluded a most daring campaign by the victorious actions of Cross Keys and Port Republic (8th and 9th of June).

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  • After his victory over Banks at Cedar Mountain, near Culpeper, Virginia, Jackson led the daring march round the flank of General Pope's army, which against all theoretical rules ended in the great victory of second Bull Run.

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  • Ancient myths are admitted without undergoing analysis; the most naïve realism alternates with daring efforts at spiritualizing.

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  • The common soldiers were promoted for acts of daring, and the children of chiefs were regularly trained to war, and initiated by being sent into battle with veterans, with whose aid the youth took his first prisoner, but his future rise depended on how many captives he took unaided in fight with warlike enemies; by such feats he gained the dignity of wearing coloured blankets, tassels and lip-jewels, and reached such military titles as that of " guiding eagle."

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  • Solemn and gay dances were frequent, and a sport called the bird-dance excited the admiration of foreigners for the skill and daring with which groups of performers dressed as birds let themselves down by ropes wound round the top of a high mast, so as to fly whirled in circles far above the ground.

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  • On the other hand, daring and skilful leaders such as Francis Marion and Thomas Sumter kept the spirit of resistance alive by their sudden attacks and surprises of British outposts.

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  • He was the finest swordsman in the army, and possessed that daring recklessness which is the most useful quality of leadership against Asiatics.

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  • He first attracted public attention by his conduct in the parliament of 1504, by his daring opposition to the king's demand for money.

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  • He distinguished himself in the expedition to Santo Domingo in many fights, and especially in a daring reconnaissance with few men into the heart of the enemy's lines, for which he got the cross with laurels of San Fernando.

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  • His daring is illustrated by the story that he came by night to the temple of Athene "of the Brazen House" at Sparta, and there set up his shield with the inscription, "Dedicated to the goddess by Aristomenes from the Spartans."

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  • The first to explore any portion of the mighty river was the reckless and daring adventurer Ordaz.

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  • It would be both presumptuous and premature to pass a final verdict upon the value and success of a policy to which, whatever else be said, must be accorded a certain meed of praise for its daring.

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  • Chivalry again in its military aspect not only encourages the love of war for its own sake without regard to the cause for which war is waged, it encourages also an extravagant regard for a fantastic show of personal daring which cannot in any way advance the objects of the siege or campaign which is going on.

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  • Driven by persecution from Moravia, hunted into mountain-caves and forests, they had scarcely secured a place of refuge in Saxony before, " though a mere handful in numbers, yet with the spirit of men banded for daring and righteous deeds, they formed the heroic design, and vowed the execution of it before God, of bearing the gospel to the savage and perishing tribes of Greenland and the West Indies, of whose condition report had brought a mournful rumour to their ears.

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  • The result of this daring ride was a ten days' fever, after which she removed by short stages to Craigmillar, where a proposal for her divorce from Darnley was laid before her by Bothwell, Murray, Huntly, Argyle and Lethington, who was chosen spokesman for the rest.

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  • Dunkirk, as a nest of freebooters who preyed upon Dutch commerce, was made the objective of a daring offensive campaign in 1600 by the orders of the States-General under the influence of Oldenbarneveldt in the teeth of the opposi tion of the stadholders Maurice and William Louis .

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  • Mr Lee edited in 1902 the Oxford facsimile edition of daring always, and he never hesitated to take the gravest risks.

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  • "Philip was not a man of violent initiative, the planner of daring and fateful operations; otherwise there 1 Wenck, P .

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  • The most powerful of the Belgian poets, Emile Verhaeren, is the most daring in his technical methods of expressing bizarre sensation, and has been called the " poet of paroxysm."

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  • What were then called reports were rather appeals to the passions; in Saint-Just's hands they furnished the occasion for a display of fanatical daring, of gloomy eloquence, and of undoubted genius; and - with the shadow of Robespierre behind him - they served their turn.

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  • After this daring step retreat was impossible, and with Luther.

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  • The class to which Hutten and his friend, Franz von Sickingen, a daring and ambitious Rhenish baron, belonged, was that of the small feudal tenants in chief, the Ritterschaft or knights of the Empire.

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  • His irrespressible and often daring humour, together with his frank distaste for much conventional religious phraseology, was a stumbling-block to some pious people.

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  • It was at this very period - the close of the 15th and commencement of the 16th century - that the genius and daring of a Genoese mariner, Christopher Columbus, gave to Spain that new world, which might have become the possession of his native state, had Genoa been able to supply him with the ships and seamen which he so earnestly entreated her to furnish.

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  • Alike more daring and more cruel than any ruler before him, he made the island the seat of a greater power than any of them.

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  • In 1311 Bruce carried the war into England, seconded by the most audacious if the least skilled of his captains, his daring brother Edward.

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  • On the 2nd of April 1571 Mary's party lost Dumbarton castle, which Crawford of Jordanhill took by a daring night surprise; and Archbishop Hamilton, a prisoner, was hanged without trial.

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  • But this man, as the first that was distinguished there in this manner, after enduring what was likely to follow an act so daring, preserved his mind, calm and serene, until the moment when his spirit fled."

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  • The finest adventure of the first winter at Cape Evans was the daring journey in solstitial darkness via Hut Point to Cape Crozier and back by Dr. Edward A.

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  • Tired of the excesses committed by these Turks, the people of Bagdad beat or killed as many of them as they could lay hands on, and Motasim, not daring to act with severity against either his guard or the citizens, took the course of quitting the city.

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  • His daring march had alarmed the Goths for Ravenna, and induced them to raise the siege of Rome; but he himself was now shut up in Rimini, and on the point of being forced by famine to surrender.

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  • In 1877-1878 Denis Kearney (1847-1907), an Irish drayman and demagogue of considerable force and daring, headed the discontented.

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  • Not daring to return to Delhi, he remained about Honore and other cities of the western coast, taking part in various adventures, among others the capture of Sindabur (Goa), and visiting the Maldive Islands, where he became kazi, and married four wives, and of which he has left the best medieval account, hardly surpassed by any modern.

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  • It is this daring faith in divine illumination that brings the Zwickau teachers most nearly into touch with the Anabaptists.

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  • They speak of the "breathing time" which they have had of late, and their hope that God would, as they say, "incline the magistrates' hearts so for to tender our consciences as that we might be protected by them from wrong, injury, oppression and molestation"; and then they proceed: "But if God withhold the magistrates' allowance and furtherance herein, yet we must, notwithstanding, proceed together in Christian communion, not daring to give place to suspend our practice, but to walk in obedience to Christ in the profession and holding forth this faith before mentioned, even in the midst of all trials and afflictions, not accounting our goods, lands, wives, children, fathers, mothers, brethren, sisters, yea, and our own lives, dear unto us, so that we may finish our course with joy; remembering always that we ought to obey God rather than men."

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  • About this time Philip adopted the reformed faith, of which he was afterwards the zealous and daring defender.

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  • The works of Marquart, Untersuchungen zur Geschichte von Eran (2 pts., I896I905), abound ir daring theories and must be used with caution.

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  • Pedro in Oporto from July 1832 to July 1833, when the duke of Terceira and Captain Charles Napier, who had succeeded Sartorius, effected a daring and successful diversion which resulted in the capture of Lisbon (July 24, 1833).

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  • Crime was never again so brazen and daring, and 1856 marks also the beginning of political reform.

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  • parts the waters of the Gila and the Little Colorado, it often has an elevation of 1000 to 2000 ft., and the ascent is impracticable through long distances to the most daring climber.

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  • The Sententiae show the influence of Abelard, both in method and arrangement, but lack entirely the daring of Sic et Non.

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  • Using a manoeuvre which was destined to become a familiar practice of strategy in the World War, but, at that date and in that country of mountains and primitive communications, was conspicuously daring and novel, they transferred Kutinchev's I.

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  • His next and best-known work, Divine Legation of Moses demonstrated on the Principles of a Religious Deist (2 vols., 1737-1741), preserves his name as the author of the most daring and ingenious of theological paradoxes.

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  • His address before the graduating class of the divinity school at Cambridge, in 1838, was an impassioned protest against what he called "the defects of historical Christianity" (its undue reliance upon the personal authority of Jesus, and its failure to explore the moral nature of man as the fountain of established teaching), and a daring plea for absolute selfreliance and a new inspiration of religion.

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  • The Kung family, however, became reduced, and by-and-by its chief representative moved from Sung to Lu, where in the early part of the 6th century we meet with Shuh-liang Heih, the father of Confucius, as commandant of the district of Tsow, and an officer renowned for his feats of strength and daring.

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  • His attack was vigorous and daring, and the victory was one of the most complete and important ever won by the Austrian arms. Formerly it was often stated that the battle of Zenta was fought against express orders from the court, that Eugene was placed under arrest for violating these orders, and that a proposal to bring him before a council of war was frustrated only by the threatening attitude of the citizens of Vienna.

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  • But as the duke of Vendome, a much abler general, replaced the captive, the incursion, daring though it was, proved anything but advantageous to the Austrians.

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  • After once more passing several rivers in presence of the French army, and executing one of the most skilful and daring marches he had ever performed, the latter appeared before the entrenched camp at Turin, which place the French were now besieging with an army eighty thousand strong.

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  • Donne excels in brief flashes of wit and beauty, and in sudden daring phrases that have the full perfume of poetry in them.

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  • His architectural and engineering projects were of a daring which amazed even the fellow-citizens of Alberti and Brunelleschi.

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  • Bolingbroke's daring spirit, however, recoiled from no extreme, and, fortunately for Swift, he added so much of his own to the latter's MS. that the production was first delayed and then, upon the news of Anne's death, immediately suppressed.

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  • Its cathedral of St Pierre, in some respects the most daring achievement of Gothic architecture, consists only of a transept and choir with apse and seven apse-chapels.

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  • The buccaneers, in fact, constituted a mercenary navy, ready for employment against the power of Spain by any other nation, on condition of sharing the plunder; and they were noted for their daring, their cruelty and their extraordinary skill in seamanship.

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  • From 1671 to 1685 is the time of the greatest daring, prosperity and power of the buccaneers.

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  • The brilliant exploits begun by the sack of Leon and Realejo by the English under Davis have, even in their variety and daring, a sameness which deprives them of interest, and the wonderful confederacy is now seen to be falling gradually to pieces.

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  • daring example in existence of the employment of the arch principle.

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  • Whatever may be thought of this daring theory, it seems clear that, while there is some doubt as to whether such an act as Winkelried's was possible at Sempach, taking into account the known details of the battle, there can be none as to the utter lack of any early and trustworthy evidence in support of his having performed that act in that battle.

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  • In 43, the year of the triumvirate of Octavius, Antony, and Lepidus, he was proscribed along with the murderers of Caesar, and, not daring to show himself in Italy, he put himself at the head of a fleet manned chiefly by slaves or proscribed persons, with which he made himself master of Sicily, and from thence ravaged the coasts of Italy.

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  • Headed by the earl of March, William Courtenay, bishop of London, The and Sir Peter de la Mare, the daring speaker of the Good House of Commons, the dukes enemies began their ~ campaign by accusing the kings ministers and favorites of corruption.

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  • By timely and daring intervention Scotland.

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  • Marie Tudor (1833),(1833), his next play, was hardly more daring in its Shakespearean defiance of historic fact, and hardly more triumphant in its Shakespearean loyalty to the everlasting truth of human character and passion.

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  • The unfinished poems, Dieu and La Fin de Satan, are full to overflowing of such magnificent work, such wise simplicity of noble thought, such heroic and pathetic imagination, such reverent and daring faith, as no other poet has ever cast into deathless words and set to deathless music. Les Jumeaux, an unfinished tragedy, would possibly have been the very greatest of his works if it had been completed on the same scale and on the same lines as it was begun and carried forward to the point at which it was cut short for ever.

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  • 1 One of the most daring deeds of exploration ever known in South America was done by the engineer A.

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  • If Abelard stands for the intellectual daring of scholasticism, Lombard represents its other pole - interest in piety, i.e.

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  • The success of this insolently clever novel, the immediate introduction of its author to the great world, and the daring eccentricities of dress, demeanour, and opinion by which he fixed attention on himself there, have always been among the most favourite morsels of Disraeli's history.

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  • (Epiphanes) and even to the embassy of Popillius Laenas in 168 B.C. when that haughty Roman humiliated the Syrian king by drawing a circle round him with his cane, and daring him to step out of it till he had given him an answer.

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  • Large, " round-about " common sense, intellectual strength directed by a virtuous purpose, not subtle or daring speculation sustained by an idealizing faculty, in which he was deficient, is what we find in Locke.

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  • But although Green's loyalty to the primary facts of the moral consciousness prevented him from constructing a rationalistic system of morals based solely upon the conclusions of metaphysics, it was perhaps inevitable that the revival of interest in metaphysics so prominent in his own speculations should lead to a more daring criticism of ethical first principles in other writers.

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  • Under these disadvantageous circumstances, it is scarcely surprising that the heliocentric theory, while admired as a daring speculation, won its way slowly to acceptance as a truth.

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  • They are daring sailors, and in small canvas boats of their own building voyage to Nightingale and Inaccessible islands.

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  • More able than Turgot, though a man of smaller ideas, he abrogated the edicts registered by the lits de justice; and unable Necker, or not daring to attack the evil at its root, he thought 1781.

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  • At the beginning of 1849 he was appointed commander of the 3rd army corps in the middle Theiss, and quickly gained the reputation of being the bravest man in the Magyar army, winning engagement after engagement by sheer dash and daring.

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  • Rodriguez San Pedro, for making concessions to the teaching orders, while the archbishops of Burgos and Santiago de Compos~ella fulminated against the government for daring to tax the congregations.

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  • For three months it existed without daring to put forward a programme.

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  • He held that this world will pass away with its pleasures, as there can be no real improvement in it, for the devil continues in it to ply his daring and seductive devices (vii.

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  • He was a soldier of infinite personal courage and daring, of striking military energy, initiative and resource; a high, pure and single character, dwelling much in the region of the unseen.

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  • Giovanni the Lame (Sciancato), a man of a daring impetuosity only equalled by his ugliness, had proved so useful a general to Giovanni da Polenta of Ravenna as to win in reward the hand of that potentate's beautiful daughter, known to history as Francesca da Rimini.

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  • A daring soldier, he distinguished himself at the battle of the Taro against the French; but his tyranny made him hated by his subjects.

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  • While I followed them shopping I never imagined I'd be allotted the opportunity accomplish a daring strike so successfully and leave without a trace!

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  • He wasn't sure how well Czerno was tracking her, but the Black God's men had grown daring enough to tear apart her apartment.

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  • His leather vest revealed arms and chest completely covered in colorful, vivid tattoos, his whole visage daring anyone to challenge him.

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  • Sofia stared up at him, not daring to hope he'd help her.

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  • What better place to be a bit more daring in life than on another planet?

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  • "Why would you want me to wear something so daring, darling?" she asked with a smile.

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  • Her gaze remained steady, daring him to do as he imagined.

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  • He savored and toyed with her simultaneously, daring her to unleash the desire burning through her body.

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  • What had fate in store for these daring adventurers?

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  • Rather, our prayers can be confident, daring, even audacious.

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  • A very skilled navigator, Mathy showed real audacity, coolness and daring, and he seemed unstoppable.

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  • bikini sets to match and a range of cute hotpants or longer shorts for the less daring!

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  • From about that date his method becomes much broader - one might almost say more brutal - and his color more vivid and daring.

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  • He now lies at the lord chamberlain 's, not daring to have himself carried to his apartments at the palace.

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  • But like the iron chancellor, Lenin too was a man of the most tenacious, unshakeable and daring will.

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  • The single thing that's always attracted me--and I'm sure countless others--to football is daring, flair and goals.

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  • daring to criticize the King, Herod.

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  • daring to breathe, she slowly lifted the lid.

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  • daring to speak about the conditions under which asylum seekers are living in the Glasgow YMCA.

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  • daring to suggest that a hung parliament would be a good thing.

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  • daring to believe that the dream might come true.

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  • daring to venture any further.

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  • daring escapade I recently read some reminiscences of Cunliffe Hynes, the novelist.

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  • daring bank raid.

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  • daring robberies â true crime is big bucks.

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  • daring stunts are even now in preparation.

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  • daring feats that I would like to carry out in the future.

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  • daring escape under cover of darkness, some 100 days later.

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  • At the first meeting, and scarcely daring to hope for permission, I asked if I might see the documents.

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  • Then, hardly daring to breathe, she slowly lifted the lid.

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  • Supper: M, greatly daring, makes fish pie.

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  • Years ago it was considered rather daring to open the bidding on 12 points.

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  • The whole stunt smacked of a cheap attempt to position Channel 4 as a truly daring broadcaster once again.

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  • Tony is quite daring; he gives it a shot.

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  • There are plenty of boxes to smash through and ramps to jump, if you're feeling daring.

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  • To escape she attacked the stern destroyer, HMS Daring.

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  • daring escapade I recently read some reminiscences of Cunliffe Hynes, the novelist.

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  • The ship made a daring escape under cover of darkness, some 100 days later.

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  • Many dream of doing a wide range of daring exploits or emulating famous sports men.

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  • frightened eyes, hardly daring to breathe.

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  • See Tigger demonstrate his tumbling skills, speak fun phrases, hear wacky sound effects, see him perform daring cartwheels and funny handstands.

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  • In terms of visual daring there's nothing else in the family hatchback segment to match the Civic's radical styling.

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  • The description for each of the men doing the daring holdups was different.

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  • It was supposedly impregnable, but Joab made a daring assault via the water shaft, and the city fell.

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  • particularly impressive was John's daring approach to making.

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  • Daring, utterly original and possessing a keen intelligence, Jim Sclavunos ' The Vanity Set demands your immediate attention.

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  • His bold and daring plan is to hold a leprechaun to ransom.

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  • midshipmanhered with due form into the midshipmen's berth of the Daring.

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  • Daring, utterly original and possessing a keen intelligence, Jim Sclavunos ' The Vanity Set demands your immediate attention.

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  • It's hard to know what to do now there's no Eliot daring to preach about eating a peach.

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  • Story of the daring raids that saw the award of 11 Victoria Crosses.

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  • Show no fear in the face of vicious fire flights, nail-biting recon missions and daring rescues behind enemy lines.

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  • April 24 th 1850 On Wednesday night a daring robbery was committed at the house of Mr Ridgewell a farmer of Wickham St Pauls.

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  • Sinbad (voiced by Brad Pitt) is the most daring and notorious rogue ever to sail the seven seas.

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  • Food is more daring than average: think smoked sprats, cuttlefish risotto or spiced beef with pickled walnuts.

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  • No doubt more daring stunts are even now in preparation.

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  • PSP LED covers Now comes the slightly tricky stage, depending on how daring you are.

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  • Those daring to speak of such things are still mostly considered unworthy of a serious hearing, or openly scorned.

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  • The one string's daring notes uprise Against the storm as if they sought the skies.

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  • I expect they will have used digital wizardry to produce some ersatz evidence of daring dos with which to impress us.

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  • These studies marked stages of her development, and as her mind matured she abandoned the idea of a convent which for a year or two she had entertained, and added to the enthusiasm for a republic which she had imbibed from her earlier studies not a little of the cynicism and the daring which the later authors inspired.

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  • He was a skilled knight and a daring huntsman, and although not a great general, was intrepid on the field of battle.

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  • The stranger, Isaac Beeckman, principal of the college of Dort, offered to do so into Latin, if the inquirer would bring him a solution of the problem, - for the advertisement was one of those challenges which the mathematicians of the age were accustomed to throw down to all corners, daring them to discover a geometrical mystery known as they fancied to themselves alone.

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  • But the most remarkable and daring application of the theory was to account for the phenomena of organic life, especially in animals and man.

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  • This conception is expressed in George Eliot's lines: ", O, may I join the choir invisible Of those immortal dead who live again In minds made better by their presence: live In pulses stirred to generosity, In deeds of daring rectitude, in scorn For miserable aims that end with self, In thoughts sublime that pierce the night like stars, And with their mild persistence urge man's search To vaster issues."

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  • In 1840 he performed a feat of extraordinary personal daring, travelling all the way along the barren sea-coast of the Great Australian Bight, from Spencer Gulf to King George Sound.

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  • At one time, as in the case of Blechingdon, they would perform strange exploits worthy of the most daring hussars; at another their speed and tenacity paralyses armies.

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  • By their sufferings no less than by their deeds of daring, her citizens showed themselves to be sublime, devoted and disinterested, winning the purest laurels which give lustre to Italian story.

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  • The Monza labor exchange then took the initiative of proclaiming a general strike throughout Italy (September 15th) as a protest against the government for daring to maintain order.

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  • The Church of Rome has discouraged these daring tactics in favour of the more cautious and probably more defensible positions of Aquinas.

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  • writings of Spencer embody the spirit of Descartes in the knowledge of our own day, and may be regarded as the Principes de la philosophic of the 19th century; while, whatever hesitation may not unfrequently be felt by less daring minds in following Haeckel in many of his speculations, his attempt to systematize the doctrine of evolution and to exhibit its influence as the central thought of modern biology, cannot fail to have a far-reaching influence on the progress of science.

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  • He was compelled to take to flight with very few companions, but his great personal courage and daring struck the army of his opponents with such dismay that they again returned to their allegiance and Baber regained his kingdom.

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  • In the first he extemporized in succession a Latin poem, a daring onslaught on Aristotelian ignorance, and an oration in praise of ignorance.

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  • With Fisk in August 1869 he began to buy gold in a daring attempt to "corner" the market, his hope being that, with the advance in price of gold, wheat would advance to such a price that western farmers would sell, and there would be a consequent great movement of breadstuffs from West to East, which would result in increased freight business for the Erie road.

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  • David's daring spirit might very well lead him to visit his wife even after his first flight.

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  • Being greatly outnumbered, Howe had to stand on the defensive, but he baffled the French admiral at Sandy Hook, and defeated his attempt to take Newport in Rhode Island by a fine combination of caution and calculated daring.

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  • imparted a self-reliant enthusiasm to his countrymen, formed them into an army, and organized them as a political community; his mountaineer infantry, though limited in numbers, proved desperately courageous; his cavalry was daring and ubiquitous.

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  • Nevertheless the mountain tribes who inhabited the higher parts of the Caucasus were still independent, and their subjugation cost Russia a sustained effort of thirty years, during the course of which her military commanders were more than once brought almost to the point of despair by the tenacity, the devotion and the adroitness and daring which the mountaineers displayed in a harassing guerilla warfare.

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  • The hatred felt for him by Germans found expression in a daring attempt to murder him made by a well-bred youth named Staps on the 12th of October.

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  • 1912 he made a daring incursion into Ulster, in order to advocate Home Rule at Belfast; but he was wise enough to give up his original intention of making the Ulster Hall, with its Orange and Protestant associations, the scene of his meeting, and also to represent the Government plan as an integral part of parliamentary devolution.

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  • The timidity of the Danish admiral Ulrik C. Gyldenldve, and the daring of Charles, who forced his nervous and protesting admiral to attempt the passage of the eastern channel of the Sound, the dangerous flinterend, hitherto reputed to be unnavigable, enabled the Swedish king to effect a landing at Humleback in Sjaelland (Zealand), a few miles north of Copenhagen (Aug.

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  • Other webspinning spiders (Tegenaria) have somewhat similar habits; and the male of the park-web spider (Atypus), one of the Mygalomorphae, taps the walls of the tubular web of the female before daring to bite a hole in it and descend into her burrow.

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  • Nurhachu played with skill and daring the role which had been played by Jenghiz Khan more than three centuries before in Mongolia.

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  • They touched the summits of daring and devotion, if they also sank into the deep abysms of shame.

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  • 532), the original and daring plans for the church of St Sophia in Constantinople, which strikingly displayed at once his knowledge and his ignorance.

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  • the black or double-horned rhinoceros, common in central Ogaden; leopards, abundant in many districts, and daring - they have given their name to the Webi Shebeli (" River of the Leopards "); panthers; spotted and striped hyenas (the latter rare); foxes, jackals, badgers and wild dogs; giraffes and a great variety of antelopes.

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  • The natives are daring cragsmen.

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  • Some of the most daring spirits waged war on their conquerors from Clissa in Dalmatia, and afterwards from Zengg in maritime Croatia, where they formed the notorious pirate community of the Uskoks.

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  • The ancient guediks have not been abolished, the government not daring to deprive them of their privileges; but since the Tanzimat no new ones have been created, industry being declared free.

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  • By a night march of unexampled daring and difficulty Ney succeeded in breaking through the Russian cordon, but when he regained touch with the main body at Orcha only Boo of his 6000 men were still with him (2 ist).

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  • Though privateering was carried on by the French with daring and a considerable measure of success, it did not put an appreciable check on the growth of British merchant shipping.

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  • Soult Passage of expected the passage of the Douro to be attempted the Douro, near its mouth, with fishing craft; but Wellesley, by May 12,1809, a daring surprise, crossed (May 12) close above Oporto, and also by a ford higher up. After some fighting Oporto was taken, and Soult driven back.

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  • In 1803 he was in command of the "Enterprise," which formed part of Commodore Preble's squadron in the Mediterranean, and in February 1804 led a daring expedition into the harbour of Tripoli for the purpose of burning the U.S. frigate "Philadelphia" which had fallen into Tripolitan hands.

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  • 212) tells how he was chastised by Odysseus for daring to abuse the commander-in-chief.

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  • Daring, Kritische Geschichte der allgemeinen Principien der Mechanik, Abschnitt (ii.

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  • His strategy at Dundee and Inverlochy, his tactics at Aberdeen, Auldearn and Kilsyth furnished models of the military art, but above all his daring and constancy marked him out as the greatest soldier of the war, Cromwell alone excepted.

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  • In 1684 he commenced the career of professor of natural law at Leipzig, and soon attracted attention by his abilities, but particularly by his daring attack upon traditional prejudices, in theology and jurisprudence.

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  • In 1687 he made the daring innovation of lecturing in German instead of Latin, and in the following year published a monthly periodical (Scherzhafte and ernsthafte, verniinftige and einfdltige Gedanken ilber allerhand lustige and niitzliche Bucher and Fragen) in which he ridiculed the pedantic weaknesses of the learned, taking the side of the Pietists in their controversy with the orthodox, and defending mixed marriages of Lutherans and Calvinists.

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  • The 16th century boasts the names of Bernardino Fungai, Guidoccio Cossarelli, Giacomo Pacchiarotto, Girolamo del Pacchia and especially Baldassare Peruzzi (1481-1537), who while especially celebrated for his frescoes and studies in perspective and chiaroscuro was also an architect of considerable attainments (see Rome); Giovanni Antonio Bazzi, otherwise known as 11 Sodoma (1477-1549), who, born at Vercelli in Piedmont, and trained at Milan in the school of Leonardo da Vinci, came to Siena in 1504 and there produced some of his finest works, while his influence on the art of the place was considerable; Domenico Beccafumi, otherwise known as Micharino (1486-1550), noted for the Michelangelesque daring of his designs; and Francesco Vanni.

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  • The English commander, thus foiled, executed a daring and skilful march round the enemy's flank, and on the 9th drew up for battle in rear of the hostile army.

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  • In 1686 his famous allegory of Rome and Geneva, slightly disguised as the rival princesses Mreo and Eenegu, in the Relation de file de Borneo, gave proof of his daring in religious matters.

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  • Skin-grafting and regeneration of bone are among not the least remarkable applications of pathological principles to the combat with disease in recent times; and in this connexion may also be mentioned the daring acts of surgery for the relief of tumours of the brain, rendered practicable by improved methods of localization, as well as operations upon the serous cavities for diseased conditions within them or in their vicinity.

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  • With the melting of the ice the more daring spirits dashed into the new current with such ardour that for them all traditions, all institutions, were thrown into hotchpot; even elderly and sober physicians took enough of the infection to liberate their minds, and, in the field of the several diseases and in that of post-mortem pathology, the hollowness of classification by superficial resemblance, the transitoriness of forms, and the flow of processes, broke upon the view.

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  • At the time however when active operations began the 42nd Division and one of the French divisions could 1 The chief naval incidents of this month were: - a raid by the Turkish destroyer " Demir Hissar " which sank the British transport " Manitou " on March 16, but had to be blown up next day off Chios to avoid capture; an attempt of the British submarine E15 to enter the Straits, which led to her being forced ashore (April 16) and in the sequel to her destruction by a daring boat's crew from the " Majestic " (April 18); bombardments of the defences of Smyrna on March 28, April 6 and April 22; and operations at Gaza and El Arish on the Syrian coast by the French battleship " St.

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  • If there had been no fighting daring these autumn months worthy of mention, much creditable work had been carried out by the invaders in respect to developing communications and to improving jetties and landing-places, especially at Suvla.

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  • Har Govind was a hunter and eater of flesh, and encouraged his followers to eat meat as giving them strength and daring.

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  • Under their able leader, Sivaji, these daring freebooters plundered in every direction, nor could all Aurangzeb's efforts avail to subdue them.

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  • The latter, a man of inferior ability and daring, sold Pisa to the count of Virtu, receiving in exchange 200,000 florins, Piombino, and the islands of Elba, Pianosa and Monte Cristo.

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  • By the advice of Prokesch-Osten and Ebtvos, he paid a visit in the following June to London; there his daring adventures and linguistic triumphs made him the lion of the day.

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  • burg, trying one plan after another without result, until at last after months of almost hopeless work his perseverance was crowned with success - a success directly consequent upon a strange and bizarre campaign of ten weeks, in which his daring and vigour were more conspicuous than ever before.

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  • had long regretted the enfranchisement of St Mark's from the rule of the Lombard Dominicans, and now, having seen a transcript of one of Savonarola's denunciations of his crimes, resolved to silence this daring preacher.

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  • A similar feeling is shown by them as colorists, and, though sometimes eccentric and daring in their contrasts, they never produce discords in their chromatic scale.

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  • It was not the good fortune of Johnston to acquire the prestige which so much assisted Lee and Jackson, nor indeed did he possess the power of enforcing his will on others in the same degree, but his methods were exact, his strategy calm and balanced, and, if he showed himself less daring than his comrades, he was unsurpassed in steadiness.

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  • 1 479, after his daring escape from Edinburgh Castle, the duke of Albany concealed himself within its walls, until he contrived to sail for France.

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  • This daring and well-judged move brought on the Four Days' Battle of the ist, 2nd, 3rd and 4th of June (O.S.).

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  • At this period an exact knowledge of the depths of the ocean off after the beginning of the south-west monsoon to a minimum assumed an unlooked-for practical importance from the daring in August, the total range being 92 in.

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  • The attempt also of the daring highwayman Maternus to seize the empire was betrayed; but at last Eclectus the emperor's chamberlain, Laetus the praefect of the praetorians, and his mistress Marcia, finding their names on the list of those doomed to death, united to destroy him.

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  • At times he showed qualities as a guerillero quite equal to those of the Carlists, like Zumalacarregui and Cabrera, by his daring marches and surprises.

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  • His priests, and his officials civil and military, gave the French king many daring explorers.

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  • In this materialistic or quasi-materialistic system Daring finds room for teleology; the end of Nature, he holds, is the production of a race of conscious beings.

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  • In 1792 he acted as financial agent in a daring attempt to secure the escape of the king and queen from Paris.

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  • This incident suggests two reflections - first that raids or attacks in rear of the " centre of operations " are valueless, however daring, and second that had Zasulich, in his determination to be worthy of his knighthood, concentrated for battle, the presence of the Madritov detachment on the field would have prevented the lamentable and costly misunderstandings of the retreat on Hamatan.

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  • It may be urged in his favour that the general circumstances of the time, where they did not produce reckless and foolhardy daring, almost necessarily produced a somewhat excessive caution.

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  • It was in 1455 during this war that the knight Kunz von Kaufungen carried into execution his daring plan of stealing the two sons of the elector Frederick, Ernest and Albert, but he was only momentarily successful, the princes soon escaping from his hands.

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  • She excelled in the delivery of the risky prologues and epilogues which were the fashion, and the poet wrote for her some specially daring examples.

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  • So secure in public favour did the book in time become, that the council of Trent, unable to suppress it and not daring to overlook it, ordered the preparation of a castrated edition.

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  • He was, however, a desultory student, and in 1870 was advised to go to the little village of Martinhoe, in Devon, for quiet reading, but distinguished himself more by his daring climbs after seagulls' eggs and his engineering skill in cutting a pathway along precipitous cliffs to some caves.

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  • Their daring grew with their numbers, and at last they came to be a constant annoyance to all their neighbours, both Christian and Mussulman, frequently involving Poland in dangerous and unprofitable wars with the Ottoman Empire.

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  • In this war, which resembles in character, and in its striking vicissitudes, the English War of the Roses at the end of the 15th century, Abdur Rahman soon became distinguished for ability and daring energy.

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  • In the central theatre (Kentucky), the only event of importance was a daring reconnaissance of the Confederate fort at Columbus on the Mississippi by a small force under Brigadier-General U.

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  • McDowell, instead of marching to join McClellan, was ordered to the Valley to assist in "trapping Jackson," an operation which, at one critical moment very near success, ended in the defeat of Fremont at Cross Keys and of McDowell's advanced troops at Port Republic (June 8-9) and the escape of the daring Confederates with trifling loss.

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  • On the 26th of August the daring flank march of Jackson's corps ended at Manassas Station (see Bull Run).

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  • At last, after many trials and failures, Grant took a daring step. The troops with their supplies marched round through a network of lakes and streams to a point south of Vicksburg; Admiral Porter's gunboats and the transports along with them "ran" the batteries.

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  • Grant's endurance and daring had won what was perhaps the greatest success of the war.

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  • Burnside and the new Army of the Ohio had now cleared east Tennessee and occupied Knoxville (September 2), and meanwhile Rosecrans by a brilliant movement, in which he displayed no less daring in execution than skill in planning, once more manoeuvred Bragg out of his position and occupied Chattanooga.

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  • After this the ironclad retired upstream, where she was eventually destroyed in the most daring manner by a boat's crew under Lieutenant W.

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  • In 1800 he was appointed to the command of the "Speedy" brig, a small vessel in which he gained a great and deserved reputation as a daring and skilful officer.

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  • His capture of the Spanish frigate "Esmeralda" (40) in the harbour of Callao, on the 5th of November 1820, was an achievement of signal daring.

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  • No one ever excelled him in daring and resource as a naval officer, but he suffered from serious defects of character, and even those who think him guiltless of the charge on which he was convicted in 1814 must feel that he had his own imprudence and want of self-command to thank for many of his misfortunes.

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  • But the Confederates, marching swiftly up the Valley, slipped between the converging columns of Fremont from the west and McDowell from the east, and concluded a most daring campaign by the victorious actions of Cross Keys and Port Republic (8th and 9th of June).

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  • After his victory over Banks at Cedar Mountain, near Culpeper, Virginia, Jackson led the daring march round the flank of General Pope's army, which against all theoretical rules ended in the great victory of second Bull Run.

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  • Ancient myths are admitted without undergoing analysis; the most naïve realism alternates with daring efforts at spiritualizing.

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  • In France, Madame de Pompadour was their enemy because they had refused her absolution while she remained the king's mistress; but the immediate cause of their ruin was the bankruptcy of Father Lavalette, the Jesuit superior in Martinique, a daring speculator, who failed, after trading for some years, for 2,400,000 francs and brought ruin upon some French commercial houses of note.

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  • The common soldiers were promoted for acts of daring, and the children of chiefs were regularly trained to war, and initiated by being sent into battle with veterans, with whose aid the youth took his first prisoner, but his future rise depended on how many captives he took unaided in fight with warlike enemies; by such feats he gained the dignity of wearing coloured blankets, tassels and lip-jewels, and reached such military titles as that of " guiding eagle."

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  • Solemn and gay dances were frequent, and a sport called the bird-dance excited the admiration of foreigners for the skill and daring with which groups of performers dressed as birds let themselves down by ropes wound round the top of a high mast, so as to fly whirled in circles far above the ground.

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  • On the other hand, daring and skilful leaders such as Francis Marion and Thomas Sumter kept the spirit of resistance alive by their sudden attacks and surprises of British outposts.

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  • He was the finest swordsman in the army, and possessed that daring recklessness which is the most useful quality of leadership against Asiatics.

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  • He first attracted public attention by his conduct in the parliament of 1504, by his daring opposition to the king's demand for money.

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  • He distinguished himself in the expedition to Santo Domingo in many fights, and especially in a daring reconnaissance with few men into the heart of the enemy's lines, for which he got the cross with laurels of San Fernando.

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  • His daring is illustrated by the story that he came by night to the temple of Athene "of the Brazen House" at Sparta, and there set up his shield with the inscription, "Dedicated to the goddess by Aristomenes from the Spartans."

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  • For, first, their compasses are exactly like ours, and they buy them of Europeans as much as they can, scarce daring to meddle with their needles themselves.

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  • The first to explore any portion of the mighty river was the reckless and daring adventurer Ordaz.

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  • It would be both presumptuous and premature to pass a final verdict upon the value and success of a policy to which, whatever else be said, must be accorded a certain meed of praise for its daring.

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  • Chivalry again in its military aspect not only encourages the love of war for its own sake without regard to the cause for which war is waged, it encourages also an extravagant regard for a fantastic show of personal daring which cannot in any way advance the objects of the siege or campaign which is going on.

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  • Driven by persecution from Moravia, hunted into mountain-caves and forests, they had scarcely secured a place of refuge in Saxony before, " though a mere handful in numbers, yet with the spirit of men banded for daring and righteous deeds, they formed the heroic design, and vowed the execution of it before God, of bearing the gospel to the savage and perishing tribes of Greenland and the West Indies, of whose condition report had brought a mournful rumour to their ears.

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  • The result of this daring ride was a ten days' fever, after which she removed by short stages to Craigmillar, where a proposal for her divorce from Darnley was laid before her by Bothwell, Murray, Huntly, Argyle and Lethington, who was chosen spokesman for the rest.

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  • On the rzth of June Knollys wrote to Cecil at once the best description and the noblest panegyric extant of the queen of Scots - enlarging, with a brave man's sympathy, on her indifference to form and ceremony, her daring grace and openness of manner, her frank display of a great desire to be avenged of her enemies, her readiness to expose herself to all perils in hope of victory, her delight to hear of hardihood and courage, commending by name all her enemies of approved valour, sparing no cowardice in her friends, but above all things athirst for victory by any means at any price, so that for its sake pain and peril seemed pleasant to her, and wealth and all things, if compared with it, contemptible and vile.

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  • Adept as she was in the most exquisite delicacy of dissimulation, the most salient note of her original disposition was daring rather than subtlety.

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  • Dunkirk, as a nest of freebooters who preyed upon Dutch commerce, was made the objective of a daring offensive campaign in 1600 by the orders of the States-General under the influence of Oldenbarneveldt in the teeth of the opposi tion of the stadholders Maurice and William Louis .

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  • The daring invasion of Napoleon, however, afforded the Dutch and Belgian contingents of the allied army the opportunity to fight side by side under the command of William, prince of Orange, eldest son of the new king, who highly distinguished himself by his gallantry at Quatre Bras, and afterwards at Waterloo where he was wounded (see William king of the Nether lands).

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  • Mr Lee edited in 1902 the Oxford facsimile edition of daring always, and he never hesitated to take the gravest risks.

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  • "Philip was not a man of violent initiative, the planner of daring and fateful operations; otherwise there 1 Wenck, P .

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  • The most powerful of the Belgian poets, Emile Verhaeren, is the most daring in his technical methods of expressing bizarre sensation, and has been called the " poet of paroxysm."

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  • What were then called reports were rather appeals to the passions; in Saint-Just's hands they furnished the occasion for a display of fanatical daring, of gloomy eloquence, and of undoubted genius; and - with the shadow of Robespierre behind him - they served their turn.

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  • After this daring step retreat was impossible, and with Luther.

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  • The class to which Hutten and his friend, Franz von Sickingen, a daring and ambitious Rhenish baron, belonged, was that of the small feudal tenants in chief, the Ritterschaft or knights of the Empire.

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  • His irrespressible and often daring humour, together with his frank distaste for much conventional religious phraseology, was a stumbling-block to some pious people.

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  • It was at this very period - the close of the 15th and commencement of the 16th century - that the genius and daring of a Genoese mariner, Christopher Columbus, gave to Spain that new world, which might have become the possession of his native state, had Genoa been able to supply him with the ships and seamen which he so earnestly entreated her to furnish.

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  • Alike more daring and more cruel than any ruler before him, he made the island the seat of a greater power than any of them.

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  • The winter of 428-427 was marked by the daring escape of half the Plataean garrison under cover of a stormy night, and by the capitulation of Mytilene, which was forced upon the oligarchic rulers by the democracy.

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  • In 1311 Bruce carried the war into England, seconded by the most audacious if the least skilled of his captains, his daring brother Edward.

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  • On the 2nd of April 1571 Mary's party lost Dumbarton castle, which Crawford of Jordanhill took by a daring night surprise; and Archbishop Hamilton, a prisoner, was hanged without trial.

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  • But this man, as the first that was distinguished there in this manner, after enduring what was likely to follow an act so daring, preserved his mind, calm and serene, until the moment when his spirit fled."

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  • The finest adventure of the first winter at Cape Evans was the daring journey in solstitial darkness via Hut Point to Cape Crozier and back by Dr. Edward A.

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  • Tired of the excesses committed by these Turks, the people of Bagdad beat or killed as many of them as they could lay hands on, and Motasim, not daring to act with severity against either his guard or the citizens, took the course of quitting the city.

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  • Secondly, it does not content itself with the mere formulae of thinking, but pushes forward to theories of method, knowledge and science; and it is a hopeful sign to find this epistemological spirit, to which England was accustomed by Mill, animating German logicians such as Lotze, Daring, Schuppe, Sigwart and Wundt.

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  • His daring march had alarmed the Goths for Ravenna, and induced them to raise the siege of Rome; but he himself was now shut up in Rimini, and on the point of being forced by famine to surrender.

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  • In 1877-1878 Denis Kearney (1847-1907), an Irish drayman and demagogue of considerable force and daring, headed the discontented.

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  • Not daring to return to Delhi, he remained about Honore and other cities of the western coast, taking part in various adventures, among others the capture of Sindabur (Goa), and visiting the Maldive Islands, where he became kazi, and married four wives, and of which he has left the best medieval account, hardly surpassed by any modern.

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  • It is this daring faith in divine illumination that brings the Zwickau teachers most nearly into touch with the Anabaptists.

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  • They speak of the "breathing time" which they have had of late, and their hope that God would, as they say, "incline the magistrates' hearts so for to tender our consciences as that we might be protected by them from wrong, injury, oppression and molestation"; and then they proceed: "But if God withhold the magistrates' allowance and furtherance herein, yet we must, notwithstanding, proceed together in Christian communion, not daring to give place to suspend our practice, but to walk in obedience to Christ in the profession and holding forth this faith before mentioned, even in the midst of all trials and afflictions, not accounting our goods, lands, wives, children, fathers, mothers, brethren, sisters, yea, and our own lives, dear unto us, so that we may finish our course with joy; remembering always that we ought to obey God rather than men."

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  • About this time Philip adopted the reformed faith, of which he was afterwards the zealous and daring defender.

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  • The works of Marquart, Untersuchungen zur Geschichte von Eran (2 pts., I896I905), abound ir daring theories and must be used with caution.

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  • Pedro in Oporto from July 1832 to July 1833, when the duke of Terceira and Captain Charles Napier, who had succeeded Sartorius, effected a daring and successful diversion which resulted in the capture of Lisbon (July 24, 1833).

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  • Crime was never again so brazen and daring, and 1856 marks also the beginning of political reform.

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  • parts the waters of the Gila and the Little Colorado, it often has an elevation of 1000 to 2000 ft., and the ascent is impracticable through long distances to the most daring climber.

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  • The Sententiae show the influence of Abelard, both in method and arrangement, but lack entirely the daring of Sic et Non.

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  • Using a manoeuvre which was destined to become a familiar practice of strategy in the World War, but, at that date and in that country of mountains and primitive communications, was conspicuously daring and novel, they transferred Kutinchev's I.

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  • His next and best-known work, Divine Legation of Moses demonstrated on the Principles of a Religious Deist (2 vols., 1737-1741), preserves his name as the author of the most daring and ingenious of theological paradoxes.

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  • Successful aviation meetings were held, among other places, at Reims, Juvisy, Doncaster and Blackpool; and at Blackpool a daring flight was made in a wind of 40 m.

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  • His address before the graduating class of the divinity school at Cambridge, in 1838, was an impassioned protest against what he called "the defects of historical Christianity" (its undue reliance upon the personal authority of Jesus, and its failure to explore the moral nature of man as the fountain of established teaching), and a daring plea for absolute selfreliance and a new inspiration of religion.

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  • The Kung family, however, became reduced, and by-and-by its chief representative moved from Sung to Lu, where in the early part of the 6th century we meet with Shuh-liang Heih, the father of Confucius, as commandant of the district of Tsow, and an officer renowned for his feats of strength and daring.

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  • His attack was vigorous and daring, and the victory was one of the most complete and important ever won by the Austrian arms. Formerly it was often stated that the battle of Zenta was fought against express orders from the court, that Eugene was placed under arrest for violating these orders, and that a proposal to bring him before a council of war was frustrated only by the threatening attitude of the citizens of Vienna.

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  • But as the duke of Vendome, a much abler general, replaced the captive, the incursion, daring though it was, proved anything but advantageous to the Austrians.

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  • After once more passing several rivers in presence of the French army, and executing one of the most skilful and daring marches he had ever performed, the latter appeared before the entrenched camp at Turin, which place the French were now besieging with an army eighty thousand strong.

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  • Donne excels in brief flashes of wit and beauty, and in sudden daring phrases that have the full perfume of poetry in them.

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  • His architectural and engineering projects were of a daring which amazed even the fellow-citizens of Alberti and Brunelleschi.

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  • Bolingbroke's daring spirit, however, recoiled from no extreme, and, fortunately for Swift, he added so much of his own to the latter's MS. that the production was first delayed and then, upon the news of Anne's death, immediately suppressed.

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  • Its cathedral of St Pierre, in some respects the most daring achievement of Gothic architecture, consists only of a transept and choir with apse and seven apse-chapels.

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  • The buccaneers, in fact, constituted a mercenary navy, ready for employment against the power of Spain by any other nation, on condition of sharing the plunder; and they were noted for their daring, their cruelty and their extraordinary skill in seamanship.

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  • From 1671 to 1685 is the time of the greatest daring, prosperity and power of the buccaneers.

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  • The brilliant exploits begun by the sack of Leon and Realejo by the English under Davis have, even in their variety and daring, a sameness which deprives them of interest, and the wonderful confederacy is now seen to be falling gradually to pieces.

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  • Whatever may be thought of this daring theory, it seems clear that, while there is some doubt as to whether such an act as Winkelried's was possible at Sempach, taking into account the known details of the battle, there can be none as to the utter lack of any early and trustworthy evidence in support of his having performed that act in that battle.

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  • In 43, the year of the triumvirate of Octavius, Antony, and Lepidus, he was proscribed along with the murderers of Caesar, and, not daring to show himself in Italy, he put himself at the head of a fleet manned chiefly by slaves or proscribed persons, with which he made himself master of Sicily, and from thence ravaged the coasts of Italy.

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  • Headed by the earl of March, William Courtenay, bishop of London, The and Sir Peter de la Mare, the daring speaker of the Good House of Commons, the dukes enemies began their ~ campaign by accusing the kings ministers and favorites of corruption.

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  • By timely and daring intervention Scotland.

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  • Marie Tudor (1833),(1833), his next play, was hardly more daring in its Shakespearean defiance of historic fact, and hardly more triumphant in its Shakespearean loyalty to the everlasting truth of human character and passion.

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  • The unfinished poems, Dieu and La Fin de Satan, are full to overflowing of such magnificent work, such wise simplicity of noble thought, such heroic and pathetic imagination, such reverent and daring faith, as no other poet has ever cast into deathless words and set to deathless music. Les Jumeaux, an unfinished tragedy, would possibly have been the very greatest of his works if it had been completed on the same scale and on the same lines as it was begun and carried forward to the point at which it was cut short for ever.

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  • 1 One of the most daring deeds of exploration ever known in South America was done by the engineer A.

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  • If Abelard stands for the intellectual daring of scholasticism, Lombard represents its other pole - interest in piety, i.e.

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  • The success of this insolently clever novel, the immediate introduction of its author to the great world, and the daring eccentricities of dress, demeanour, and opinion by which he fixed attention on himself there, have always been among the most favourite morsels of Disraeli's history.

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  • (Epiphanes) and even to the embassy of Popillius Laenas in 168 B.C. when that haughty Roman humiliated the Syrian king by drawing a circle round him with his cane, and daring him to step out of it till he had given him an answer.

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  • Large, " round-about " common sense, intellectual strength directed by a virtuous purpose, not subtle or daring speculation sustained by an idealizing faculty, in which he was deficient, is what we find in Locke.

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  • But although Green's loyalty to the primary facts of the moral consciousness prevented him from constructing a rationalistic system of morals based solely upon the conclusions of metaphysics, it was perhaps inevitable that the revival of interest in metaphysics so prominent in his own speculations should lead to a more daring criticism of ethical first principles in other writers.

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  • Under these disadvantageous circumstances, it is scarcely surprising that the heliocentric theory, while admired as a daring speculation, won its way slowly to acceptance as a truth.

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  • They are daring sailors, and in small canvas boats of their own building voyage to Nightingale and Inaccessible islands.

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  • More able than Turgot, though a man of smaller ideas, he abrogated the edicts registered by the lits de justice; and unable Necker, or not daring to attack the evil at its root, he thought 1781.

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  • At the beginning of 1849 he was appointed commander of the 3rd army corps in the middle Theiss, and quickly gained the reputation of being the bravest man in the Magyar army, winning engagement after engagement by sheer dash and daring.

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  • Not satisfied with explaining adverse texts, he met his opponents with unwise audacity on their own ground, and endeavoured to produce scriptural confirmation of a system which seemed to the ignorant many an incredible paradox, and to the scientific few a beautiful but daring innovation.

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  • Rodriguez San Pedro, for making concessions to the teaching orders, while the archbishops of Burgos and Santiago de Compos~ella fulminated against the government for daring to tax the congregations.

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  • For three months it existed without daring to put forward a programme.

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  • He held that this world will pass away with its pleasures, as there can be no real improvement in it, for the devil continues in it to ply his daring and seductive devices (vii.

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  • He was a soldier of infinite personal courage and daring, of striking military energy, initiative and resource; a high, pure and single character, dwelling much in the region of the unseen.

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  • Giovanni the Lame (Sciancato), a man of a daring impetuosity only equalled by his ugliness, had proved so useful a general to Giovanni da Polenta of Ravenna as to win in reward the hand of that potentate's beautiful daughter, known to history as Francesca da Rimini.

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  • A daring soldier, he distinguished himself at the battle of the Taro against the French; but his tyranny made him hated by his subjects.

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  • Petya rode beside him, longing to look round to see whether or not the French were running after them, but not daring to.

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  • Story of the daring raids that saw the award of 11 Victoria Crosses.

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  • Show no fear in the face of vicious fire flights, nail-biting recon missions and daring rescues behind enemy lines.

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  • April 24 th 1850 On Wednesday night a daring robbery was committed at the house of Mr Ridgewell a farmer of Wickham St Pauls.

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  • Sinbad (voiced by Brad Pitt) is the most daring and notorious rogue ever to sail the seven seas.

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  • BBC D-Day: On 6 June, 1944, the Allies began the liberation of Europe with the most daring seaborne invasion in history.

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  • Food is more daring than average: think smoked sprats, cuttlefish risotto or spiced beef with pickled walnuts.

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  • His sister, Elsa, was a daring trapeze artiste.

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  • PSP LED covers Now comes the slightly tricky stage, depending on how daring you are.

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  • A troop of cavalry, under Major Beresford, entered the district, and the daring colliers strove to unhorse the soldiers.

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  • Those daring to speak of such things are still mostly considered unworthy of a serious hearing, or openly scorned.

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  • The one string 's daring notes uprise Against the storm as if they sought the skies.

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  • I expect they will have used digital wizardry to produce some ersatz evidence of daring dos with which to impress us.

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  • You're probably not going to be using yours to do daring leaps off the sides of hills in competitions, though.

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  • Daring color combinations are appropriate in Bohemian rooms when they are well planned.

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  • Go with a light pale or take a daring plunge and paint your kitchen walls a rich emerald color.

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  • However, the more daring fashion lover can test her knowledge by running a search for both "fashion games" and "fashion and makeup quizzes".

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  • Daring, sexy and a little bit mysterious, So Sexy perfume is a limited edition scent launched in 2007.

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  • If you're daring, flaunt a bold eye shadow in the daytime hours by wearing minimal other cosmetics and a neutral lipstick.

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  • Combine this with your favorite shade of lipstick, or even try a new shade that you normally would not try just to be daring.

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  • The company's color palette ranges from candy pinks, buttercup yellows and girlish greens to daring shades of purple, midnight black and electric blue.

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  • If you're daring, send your pet into the Ice Caves, where magical effects may occur, increasing its magic and health points.

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  • The innovative nature of these multi-cultural dishes is often daring and unusual.

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  • Even if the dress is daring, it will seem more modest if it is worn with sensible heels, classic jewelry, and other modest fashion accessories.

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  • I see a thousand of you, laughing, daring me.

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  • Finding a daring prom dress for under $200 might seem like an impossible task, but there are many dresses that are extreme and do not cost a lot of money.

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  • What makes a prom dress daring can vary from teenager to teenager.

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  • One person's daring might seem tame to another.

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  • What a parent thinks is daring can also be different than what a teen daughter thinks is daring.

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  • If you're not quite daring enough to buy that super short dress or your parents firmly say no, then you can always add some interesting accessories to make your outfit stand out.

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  • If you have a limited budget for a prom dress, then finding a daring prom dress for under $200 would be a good solution.

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  • Keep in mind that even a mildly daring dress can be enhanced by adding some slits, rips, or unusual beading.

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  • Shops don't always carry the more daring dresses, because there may not be as much of a market for these pieces.

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  • Or, you may just want to make a splash with a daring and different cake.

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  • Because the majority of the cake is black and white, a splash of color becomes a dramatic statement and a daring design variation.

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  • By incorporating your personal flair into your wedding dress design through colors, unique styles, and daring accessories, you can have a fun, funky, and memorable wedding ensemble.

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  • Couples with a daring fashion sense can choose a combination that reflects their sense of style and the season.

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  • Having a wedding in the skies of Las Vegas is a great way for daring brides and grooms to make memories on their wedding day.

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  • For those of you who hesitate to introduce animal prints into an otherwise conventional décor, there are lots of ways to introduce the zebra pattern from bold and daring to subtle and subdued.

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  • If you're ready to take the plunge into something a little more daring or you're just a huge animal enthusiast, animal print decor is a fun way to express your wild side.

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  • Pair a red sheet with something saucy and daring, like a leopard print comforter and complementary pillowcases.

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  • Key jewelry pieces included dagger necklaces, edgy earrings and large brass knuckle rings that struck a balance between sophisticated and daring.

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  • The dots can range from daring to dainty, as seen during their fashion resurgence in 2000.

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  • For such people, a world adventure travel cruise may be a more exciting and daring option to explore the seas.

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  • Wear a watch: Men's clothing isn't always particularly daring or exciting-especially for work.

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  • The words are tongue-in-cheek, a kind of daring flirtation - the description of the Cowboy Casanova in Underwood's song was not very flattering.

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  • For the more daring man, this footwear is also available in brown, taupe, and burgundy.

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  • A lacy bra or pair of thong underwear can make you feel daring and bold.

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  • You can find lace, Lycra and ruffled thongs in styles that are daring and designed for a fuller figure.

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  • With styles ranging from modestly mild to seductively daring, there are Italian full figure bras for every occasion and every mood.

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  • Be daring in Fredericks of Hollywood's sexy back keyhole design; the Get Cheeky Tanga style panty is available in 12 striking colors up to size 2X.

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  • A few versatile pieces of plus size intimate apparel can transform your lingerie wardrobe from casual and conservative to downright daring and sexy.

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  • You can be practical or a little daring.

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  • The jeweled empire waist dress has a very daring crossover open neckline, three-quarter sleeves and a jeweled empire waist.

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  • Ramp up your fashion voltage meter with sizzling metallic fabrics in daring cutaway O-ring styles or opt for sweetly sexy halter and tube dresses.

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  • Daring first-time brides sometimes choose to wear bold colors in lieu of this traditional choice; informal dresses are often shades other than the traditional white as well.

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  • Goth Black Corset Laced Mini Dress is a daring ensemble that features split angel sleeves that are light and flowing.

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  • This is a daring move because the corset will have to fit over the dress of your choice.

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  • You'll be the center of attention in an outfit this daring, so make sure your attitude matches your tough and sexy exterior.

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  • The clothing items in this group are for daring girls only!

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  • Plus size halter top dresses come in an array of styles ranging from classically sophisticated to dangerously daring.

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  • Necklines for plus size halter dresses vary; some are quite daring while others are modest.

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  • Vixen Visions offers a daring number in gold.

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  • If you're looking for something a bit less expensive and with a slightly more modern edge, Starlets and Harlots has a reasonable selection of mostly black-and-white dresses from which to choose, many with very daring low cuts.

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  • Ample Pleasure has the market covered when it comes to lingerie on the daring and practical ends of the spectrum.

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  • Are you the daring type who would like to show everything, or the modest type who prefers to keep some things left to the imagination?

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  • There are body stockings with bows and lace for the girly girls, and even straight fishnet for the more daring.

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  • Whether you are looking for the flirty dainty look with bows and lace, an opaque look that is completely sheer, or a more daring look that reveals the breast and is crotchless, Hips and Curves is the store you have been looking for.

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  • Be daring and dress up those curves with body stockings from FantasiaWear.

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  • Though a range of basic, everyday bras is essential, a more daring style (or two) doesn't go amiss.

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  • In addition to the many basic bras, panties and other undergarments a woman likely has crowding her lingerie drawer, a few more daring items may show up from time to time.

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  • For something even more daring, go to Feeling USA where you can find a backless chemise in black with red lace trim.

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  • Black tie is an occasion when wearing something a little sexy or daring is considered appropriate as long as it is formal length.

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  • Square neck camisoles are a popular option to wear under a suit jacket, as a layering piece or, if you are daring, they can be worn alone for a sexy look.

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  • Red is not only daring and sexy, but can look elegant and sophisticated as well.

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  • If you are in the mood for something more daring, try Great Glam, which has a dress called Stoke the Heat.

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  • For the very daring, this sheer black teddy features red satin ribbons tied in bows over the cups and crotch, all of which are also trimmed in black lace ruffles.

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  • Classic numbers can be worn to more events, while the sassier options let you be a little daring for that special occasion.

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  • Whether you choose one that's cute and sweet or something daring and dangerous, it is going to be a memorable time.

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  • The garments are simple enough for the strictest minimalist, yet stylish enough for the most daring diva.

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  • When the cruise ship visits a port, Disney also provides options for adults-only excursions that include a wide range of activities from the daring, like parasailing, to private tours for those looking for a little less adventure.

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  • Thrills and daring ventures are what define this powerful subculture of wildly talented athletes.

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  • The Fly Girls collection is designed for the daring female members of this subculture who defy "cookie-cutter culture".

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  • These lenses are both vibrant and daring!

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  • Strike: Strike could be called "cobra" for its daring frame--the design tapers from a framed style into a delicate "frameless" style.

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  • If you're feeling a little daring, and color is your style, you can also view the Lennon Polarized Mirrored Sunglasses from Rogue.

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  • Versace is unique in mixing colors that are bold and daring.

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  • This concern with success can also lead them to try daring activities beyond their abilities, so they need to be monitored especially carefully.

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  • Many dance schools teach this as traditional samba, and exhibitions often feature elaborate turns, leaps and other daring moves.

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  • Uranus named his sons Titans (meaning "straining ones") for daring to do this to him.

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  • Tigi products are made for the daring diva who takes her hair into her own hands!

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  • No one can accuse you of not being daring.

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  • This unisex style can be perfect for any guy with a bit of style and daring in his personality and fashion, letting him truly make a statement about who he is.

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  • Needless to say, it requires a touch of daring to really pull off a look that is as heavily styled as these.

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  • Get the Look: The mohawk can be styled straight up from the middle of the scalp with shaved sides, or one can opt for tall, 9" liberty spikes for a daring and deciding punk statement.

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  • Dying your hair the right shade of pink to match your dress may seem daring and distinctive, but it may also keep you from enjoying the prom if funky hair colors are not permitted.

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  • A daring girl, such as hot topic 2009 mom Kate Gosselin, might even spike the back of a tapered bob for a sharp look.

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  • While the maintenance of an angled bob is not for everyone, the classic yet daring shape is an excellent choice for the trendsetter who craves a little excitement.

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  • This classic 70s cut is daring and glamorous all at once and never goes out of style.

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  • Daring takes on Chinese favorites are the course of the day at this highly popular and critically acclaimed Mission District restaurant.

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  • For something a little out of the ordinary, an OJ Flower Bikini with full top is daring, but adorable, while a Wacky Waikiki bikini with pull-on skirt allows you extra coverage if you want to hit the shops after swimming.

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  • Hence, this exotic and bold mixture of lace ruffles and leopard combined with a plunging neckline throws the terms "daring", "sexy", and "Cirque de Soleil" into a single swimwear model.

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  • It's hard to believe there was once a time when bikinis were considered very daring.

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  • You can be as daring as you like in your video, and the main thing to remember is to have fun..

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  • It is in fact a bandeau one piece with a daring low cut out hole under the halter strap and an open back.

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  • Thong/G-string Bikini - For all of the exhibitionists at heart and those with a daring spirit, a thong or G-string body paint bikini can look so real you may have trouble detecting the actual paint.

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