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delayed Sentence Examples

  • The final secularization was delayed till 1819.

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  • The final secularization was delayed till 1819.

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  • The delayed conversation indicated he was talking on the telephone.

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  • A blowing snow storm delayed our flight north.

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  • We delayed a decision until we'd discussed our shutting down with the others.

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  • He smiled up at her and delayed telling her about the call.

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  • His flight was delayed and the power went off at the house.

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  • There was a fender bender in the town square that delayed me but I wasted little time racing up the Surry road.

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  • In this minute the farmers ascribed all their troubles to one cause, namely, the absence of a representative government, which had been repeatedly asked for by them while still living in Cape Colony and as often denied or delayed, and concluded by a protest against the occupation of any part of their territory by British troops.

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  • She accordingly delayed a year.

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  • The unrest in Zululand delayed action being taken on the commission's report.

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  • "Delayed" was posted next to all flights headed south.

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  • Charles's departure from Saxony was delayed for twelve months by a quarrel with the emperor.

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  • Charles's departure from Saxony was delayed for twelve months by a quarrel with the emperor.

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  • But the music was delayed until the strange incident of a message from the emperor of Brazil encouraged Wagner to complete it in 18J9.

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  • My flight was delayed an hour so my early wake up was in vain.

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  • Exiting traffic from the fireworks delayed his progress, but as he turned in front of Bird Song both Fred and Cynthia were on the porch to greet him.

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  • I am sorry to say that our train was delayed in several places, which made us late in reaching New York.

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  • He knew she was on borrowed time given the alcohol's delayed reaction.

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  • In the center Tushin's forgotten battery, which had managed to set fire to the Schon Grabern village, delayed the French advance.

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  • "Get in," said Kutuzov, and noticing that Bolkonski still delayed, he added: "I need good officers myself, need them myself!"

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  • But that we may not be delayed, you shall be digging the bait meanwhile.

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  • The attack on Persia was delayed by the assassination of Philip in 336, and it needed some fighting before the young Alexander had made his position secure in Macedonia and Greece.

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  • The world continued in its delayed movement, and they turned to watch the battling duo.

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  • Fred O'Connor looked peeved that Dean delayed the interro­gation by taking time to discuss biking.

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  • The Revolution of 1868 in Spain promised such salutary changes for the Antilles as the introduction of political parties, the restoration of representation in the Spanish Cortes, and the enfranchisement of the slaves; but the imprudent "Insurrection of Lares," and other outbreaks of 1867-68, delayed these anticipated reforms. The reactionaries feared separation from the mother country.

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  • Davout, however, had left a garrison of 1800 men in Regensburg, who delayed the junction of the Austrian wings until the 10th inst., and on the same day the emperor, having now reunited his whole right wing and centre, overwhelmed the covering detachments facing him in a long series of disconnected engagements lasting forty-eight hours, and the archduke now found himself in danger of being forced back into the Danube.

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  • Fred O'Connor looked peeved that Dean delayed the interro­gation by taking time to discuss biking.

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  • Thick mist and driving rain delayed the I.

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  • From the pretense of illness, from his daughter's distress, and by the embarrassed faces of Sonya and Marya Dmitrievna, the count saw clearly that something had gone wrong during his absence, but it was so terrible for him to think that anything disgraceful had happened to his beloved daughter, and he so prized his own cheerful tranquillity, that he avoided inquiries and tried to assure himself that nothing particularly had happened; and he was only dissatisfied that her indisposition delayed their return to the country.

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  • The conflict about St Pierre (Lostenia) was one of the most bloody of the war; but for hours Hill maintained his ground, and finally repulsed the French before Wellington, delayed by his pontoon bridge over the Nive having been swept away, arrived to his aid.

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  • His trial was delayed until November 1908, and it was not until March 1909 that judgment was given, the court finding him guilty only on the minor charge of harbouring rebels.

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  • Just as the negotiations were re-opened, however, the questions were further complicated and their settlement delayed by the attack of the British ship " Leopard upon the American frigate " Chesapeake."

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  • The consolidation of the new State was seriously delayed by the prolonged dispute with Italy and by the fact that for nearly two years after the Armistice the danger of an armed conflict could not be overlooked.

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  • While trying to feed his army he omitted to fight it, and, with the chance of overwhelming the Prussians by one great effort of marching, he delayed the necessary orders till too late, and the Prussian II.

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  • Betsy was awake when I returned home and wanted to know what delayed me.

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  • They initiated a system of obstruction which hampered and delayed the traffic without alto gether suspending it.

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  • He sent his wife to England, but delayed his own return in the vain hope that another appointment might be made.

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  • The pacification of the island, however, was delayed by the presence of the Turkish troops and the inability of the powers to agree in the choice of a new governorgeneral.

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  • Delayed during the autumn months in Poland by the tardy arrival of reinforcements from Pomerania, it was not till November 1707 that Charles was able to take the field.

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  • On the 26th of September, its deployment beyond the mountains was complete, and as Napoleon did not know of Mack's intention to stay at Ulm and had learned that the Russian advance had been delayed, he directed his columns by the following roads on the Danube, between Donauworth and Ingolstadt, so as to be in a position to intervene between the Austrians and the Russians and beat both in detail.

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  • The British admiral, delayed by contrary winds, had not been able to start from the entry to the Straits of Gibraltar till the 1 r th of May..

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  • The application, unaccountably long delayed, of this principle to the microscope by H.

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  • Both appear to have been delayed in transmission, for the former only reached the crown prince's quarters at 2 a.m.

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  • The next morning they woke late and were again delayed so often that they only got as far as Great Mytishchi.

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  • The rights of the Six Nations to all this territory were purchased at Albany, New York, by the Susquehanna Company in 1754, but the work of colonization was delayed for a time by the Seven Years' War.

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  • On his release he had promised he would maintain the treaty of Arras and withdraw from the Netherlands; but he delayed his departure for nearly a year and took part in a punitive campaign against his captors and their allies.

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  • In the colony itself General Baldissera, who had replaced General Saletta, delayed the movement against Mangash desired by Menelek.

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  • The harbour is good and secure, and is much frequented by vessels delayed in the Elbe by unfavourbale weather.

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  • They'd delayed in Ouray just long enough to attend the auction and planned to leave immediately afterward for their next stop, the Grand Canyon.

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  • Cynthia had received a phone call from the Boston sisters telling her their flight was delayed and they weren't now expected until late afternoon.

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  • You see, you have merely delayed my rule.

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  • The pair was further delayed securing a rental car, and it was after 5:00 by the time the two tired travelers pulled away from the airport grounds.

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  • Gascoigne was killed at the battle of Marston Moor on the 2nd of July 1644, in the twenty-fourth year of his age, and his untimely death was doubtless the cause that delayed the publication of a discovery which anticipated, by twenty years, the combined work of Huygens, Malvaison, Auzout and Picard in the same direction.

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  • Xavier was seized with fever soon after his arrival, and was delayed by the failure of the interpreter he had engaged, as well as by the reluctance of the Portuguese to attempt the voyage to Canton for the purpose of landing him.

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  • In 1109 she was betrothed to the emperorelect, Henry V., and was sent to Germany, but the marriage was delayed till 1114.

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  • He knew she was on borrowed time given the alcohol's delayed reaction.

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  • Just delayed en route.

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  • The audience included the Dawkinses, still in residence after an airplane mechanical problem delayed them yet another day.

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  • He delayed supporting the infantry till too late, and was repulsed; he allowed the royal army to march past his outposts; and a fortnight afterwards, without any attempt to prevent it, and greatly to Cromwell's vexation, permitted the moving of the king's artillery and the relief of Donnington Castle by Prince Rupert.

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  • One account says that it was caused by a broken bridge which delayed the Conqueror's advance to the north, but this is known to have been at Ferrybridge, three miles away; a second says that the new name was derived from a Norman town called Pontfrete, which, however, never existed; and a third that it was caused by the breaking of a bridge in 1153 on the arrival of the archbishop of York, St William,.

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  • I considered hanging up but for some reason delayed.

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  • It's like we try to do good and theses unintended side effects occur; the deputy sheriff in Alabama, that Youngblood jerk in California, plus the parents murdered just so the discovery of their child's abduction would be delayed.

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  • School was never so much as delayed.

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  • I know you want to discuss your trip to Norfolk and I hated to see the poor young man delayed.

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  • It wasn't the time or place, but the subject was opened and the confrontation could no longer be delayed.

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  • Russia now remained the only unconquered power on the continent, and it was evident that the final struggle with her could not be long delayed.

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  • This rejuvenation of the notion of radicals rapidly gained favour; and the complete fusion of the radical theory with the theory of types was not long delayed.

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  • The heavy rain, which had delayed the commencement of the action, had swollen the Bistritz so as to check their advance and thus postpone the decision, whilst the mist and driving rain hid the approaching troops from the Austrian gunners, whose shells burst almost harmlessly on the sodden ground.

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  • In pathological cell-division it happens occasionally that the segmentation of the cytoplasm is delayed beyond that of the mitotic network.

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  • It is in this department, from its abstruseness and complexity, that we should expect the advance of anatomy and physiology - normal and morbid - to be most delayed.

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  • It was probably abhorrence of such measures that converted Thomas Reynolds from a conspirator to an informer; at all events, by him and several others the authorities were kept posted in what was going on, though lack of evidence producible in court delayed the arrest of the ringleaders.

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  • For while the expected " end of the age " delayed, persecutions abounded.

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  • In the centre, the defective arrangements of the allied staff had delayed the 4th column (Kolowrat), the line of march of which was crossed by Liechtenstein's cavalry moving in the opposite direction.

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  • An open breach was only delayed by the desire of both kings to fulfil the crusading vows which they had recently taken.

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  • His voyage was delayed by storms, and he appears to have been perplexed as to the safest route.

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  • The French cuirassiers made repeated charges on the flank of Rosenberg's force, and for long delayed the assault, and in the villages Lannes with a single division made a heroic and successful resistance, till night ended the battle.

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  • Railways.It is easy to understand that an enterprise like railway construction, requiring a great outlay of capital with returns long delayed, did not at first commend itself to the Japanese, who were almost entirely ignorant of co-operation as a factor of business organization.

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  • The high bailiff refused to make a return, and the confirmation of Fox's election was delayed by the somewhat mean action of the ministry.

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  • The Confederates concentrated above 40,000 men at Corinth and advanced on Pittsburg Landing with a view to beating Grant before Buell's arrival, but their concentration had left them only a narrow margin of time, and the advance was further delayed by the wretched condition of the roads.

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  • That the day of Yahweh is delayed in such a state of things is but a new proof of His unchanging love (iii.

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  • Villehardouin had hardly returned when Thibault fell sick and died; but this did not prevent, though it somewhat delayed, the enterprise of the crusaders.

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  • The French ambassador, de la Haye, had delayed bringing him the customary gifts, with the idea that he would, like his predecessors, speedily give place to a new grand vizier; Kuprili was bitterly offended, and, on pretext of an abuse of the immunities of diplomatic correspondence, bastinadoed the ambassador's son and cast him and the ambassador himself into prison.

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  • The provision of a new graving dock adjoining the Alexandra was delayed in October 1905 by a subsidence of the ground during its construction.

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  • Meanwhile a third panic broke out which delayed the preliminary movements and it was now growing dark in the ravine.

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  • One cannot avoid the suspicion that in this instance the Hebrew chronicler purposely phrased his account to convey the impression that Sennacherib's tragic end was but the slightly delayed culmination of the punishment inflicted for his attack upon the "chosen people."

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  • Want of power, or other obstacles, delayed the final extinction of tolerated Mahommedanism in all parts of Spain, but by 1525 it was everywhere suppressed.

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  • Thus answers to his inquiries were delayed.

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  • A storm which scattered both fleets delayed their meeting till the 25th of July.

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  • The Romans punished massacre by massacre, and the complete suppression of the insurrection was long delayed, but the Jews made no great stand against disciplined troops.

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  • Trajan, who had no children, had continually delayed to settle the succession to the throne, though Pliny in the "Panegyric" had pointedly drawn his attention to the matter, and it must have caused the senate much anxiety.

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  • i.; that the walls had been destroyed and the gates burnt down; that some external opposition (with which, however, Ezra did not have to contend) had been successful; that the main object of Ezra's mission was delayed for twelve years, and, finally, that only through Nehemiah's energy was the work of social and religious reorganization successful.

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  • Meanwhile the civil tribunal at Vienne had ordered (17th June) that he be fined and burned alive; the sentence of the ecclesiastical tribunal at Vienne was delayed till 23rd December.

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  • The Civil War and Reconstruction delayed the execution of the plan, and the university of Texas was not opened until September 1883.

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  • So long was the publication delayed that it was generally believed that Temple Franklin had sold all the papers to the British government; a French version, Memoires de la vie privie (Paris, 1791), was retranslated into English twice in 1793 (London), and from one of these versions (by Robinson) still another French version was made (Paris, 1798).

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  • Necessaries had been delayed in the attempt to import steamers from the coast before the railway was made.

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  • To its founder is traced by some the origin of the term "blarney," since he delayed by persuasion and promises the surrender of the castle to the lord president.

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  • Gustavus's hopes of an early decision were frustrated by the fog, which delayed the approach and deployment of the Swedes.

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  • These indispensable works delayed the publication of the principal collection, but tended to give it a more solid basis and a strictly scientific stamp. In 1887 appeared vol.

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  • Gerard's advance had been delayed owing to the commander of his leading division deserting with his staff to the Prussians.

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  • This unnecessary delay was aggravated further by a fire that broke out in Wavre and delayed the march.

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  • By the craft of Hera, his foe through life, his birth was delayed, and that of Eurystheus, son of Sthenelus of Argos, hastened, Zeus having in effect sworn that the elder of the two should rule the realm of Perseus.

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  • Oku had to start at the earliest possible moment, even though operations against Port Arthur were thereby delayed for a week or two.

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  • Even the reform of taxation carried out in the autumn of 1915 (modification of the inheritance and donations duty and the taxation on insurance policies and legal charges) cannot be regarded strictly as war taxes, as they had been planned a considerable time before the outbreak of the war and had only been delayed by the inability of Parliament to continue its work.

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  • The political events of 1848-1849, however, delayed his appearance in his new chair.

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  • It was then announced that John of Antioch had been delayed on his journey and could not appear for some days; he, however, is stated to have written politely requesting that the opening of the synod should not be delayed on his account.

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  • He was delayed, and used the interval to spend two or three months at Oxford, where he found John Colet lecturing on the Epistle to the Romans.

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  • Again, however, he made the mistake of attacking a fortress, which delayed his advance for a month, and gave John Casimir time to collect an army for the relief of the besieged.

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  • The visit of the allied sovereigns to England and the pressing engagements of the emperor Alexander and Lord Castlereagh delayed the congress until the autumn, when all Europe sent its representatives to accept the hospitality of the impoverished but magnificent Austrian court.

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  • In a large number of cases this had only been delayed by so constructing the houses that they were used both as dwellings and as chapels at one and the same time.

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  • Here too the expectation of the near return of Christ doubtless delayed for a number of years the desire and need for written compositions.

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  • The final victory was no doubt a little delayed.

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  • Elizabeth delayed the breach as long as she could, probably because she knew that war meant taxation, and that taxation was the most prolific parent of revolt.

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  • Its realization was delayed by the wars that devastated the country down to the overthrow of Maximilian, but the leaven was at work, and with the return of peace a marked increase in the number of primary and secondary schools was noted.

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  • The Old Testament had been " long since " completed, but " for lacke of good meanes " (Preface to the New Testament), its appearance was delayed till 1609-1610, when it was published at Douai.

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  • As no attempt was made to stop him in the Straits of Gibraltar, he passed them on the 16th of May, and though the rawness of his crews and his own error in wasting time in pursuit of prizes delayed his passage, he reached the mouth of the Delaware on the 8th of July unopposed.

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  • But financial difficulties, combined with civil and religious convulsions, long delayed the accomplishment of his desires.

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  • The transoceanic invasion progressed slowly through the 17th and ~8th centuries, delayed by the head winds of a rough ocean which was crossed only in slow sailing vessels, and by the rough backwoods of the Appalachians, which retarded the penetration of wagon roads and canals into the interior.

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  • His proclamation at Pamplona, however, did not take place till March of the following year, and his coronation was delayed until May 1273.

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  • He had the support of a Spanish army under General Cuesta; but his movements were delayed by the neglect of the Spanish government, and Soult was able to collect a large force for the purpose of falling upon the English line of communication.

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  • In 1839 a steamship service along the coast was opened, but direct communication with Europe was delayed until 1850, and with the United States until 1865.

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  • The inevitable crisis was delayed until the stormy year 1848, when the king probably saved his crown by hastily giving back the constitution of 1833.

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  • Owing to different circumstances the conference was delayed till the autumn of 1889.

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  • The coveted peerage was not long delayed.

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  • Actual conquest was, however, delayed.

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  • Progress was delayed too by the great revolt of Boadicea and a large part of the nominally conquered Lowlands.

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  • When mixed the concrete is carried at once to the position required, and if the matrix is quick-setting Portland cement this operation must not be delayed.

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  • Fortunately too for him, the Swedish government delayed hostilities in Scania till February 1644, so that the Danes were able to make adequate defensive preparations and save the important fortress of Malmo.

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  • Though rivalry between European Powers led to many public works being delayed, through the action of the public Sanitary Association the streets, which are narrow and crooked, have been re-paved as well as cleaned and partially lighted, and several new roads have been made outside the town.

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  • Any who expect to get early cabbage, cauliflower, lettuce or radishes, while planting or sowing is delayed until the time of sowing tomato and egg plant in May, are sure to be disappointed of a full crop. Frequent rotation of crops should be practised in the vegetable garden, in order to head off insects and diseases; and also to make the best use of the land.

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  • Pelargoniums, pinks, monthly roses and all the half-hardy kinds of flowering plants should be planted early, but coleus, heliotrope and the more tender plants should be delayed until the end of the month.

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  • The patriot party sided with the French, but for various reasons the conquest of the country was delayed until 1795.

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  • was delayed by the Hundred Days' campaign, which for a short time threatened its very existence.

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  • rutilans, among the Ascomycetes) in which, however, the actual fusion (normally, in a sexual process, occurring immediately after association) is delayed until the formation of the basidium.

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  • The Ashanti delayed war until their preparations were complete, whilst the Gold Coast officials appear to have thought the risk of hostilities remote.

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  • The date of the final settlement was in all probability delayed by the activity of Nelson, and his belief that a British fleet was the best negotiator in Europe.

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  • The passport being delayed, he offered to reveal to Walsingham a dangerous conspiracy, but the latter sent no reply, and meanwhile the ports were closed and none allowed to leave the kingdom for some days.

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  • Delayed by the war with Fran.ce and Turkey, the diet for the settlement of the religious difficulty did not meet at Augsburg until February 1555.

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  • greatly annoyed the Habsburgs and delayed his own m~an ii.

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  • The supreme issue was, however, delayed for a few weeks by the intervention of Napoleon, who, urged on by the loud alarm of the French people at the prospective aggrandizement of Prussia, attempted to detach Italy.

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  • But progress was delayed by Jordan's rebellion and by the absence of Roger in his brother's wars.

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  • of England; in 1483 he was appointed bishop of Aberdeen, although his consecration was delayed for four years; and he was sent on missions to England, both before and after the death of Richard III.

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  • The fleet was, as it chanced, delayed by a storm in the Bay of Navarino, and rough fortifications were put up by the sailors on the promontory of Pylos.

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  • 1888) has so far unfortunately been delayed.

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  • The commander marched from Syria through El- Arish, easily took Farama or Pelusitim, and thence proceeded to Bilbeis, where he was delayed for a month; having captured this place, he proceeded to a point on the Nile called Umm Dunain, the siege of which also occasioned him some difficulty.

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  • The conclusion in 1838 of a commercial treaty with Turkey, negotiated by Sir Henry Bulwer (Lord Dalling), struck a deathblow to the system of monopolies, though the application of the treaty to Egypt was delayed for some years.

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  • Lord Palmerston was opposed to this project, and the British opposition delayed the ratification of the concession by the Porte for two years.

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  • The railway, delayed by the construction of the big bridge over the Atbara, was opened to the Blue Nile opposite Khartum, 187 m.

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  • Warned by Frederick, Keith escaped; but Katte delayed his flight too long, and a court-martial decided that he should be punished with two years' fortress arrest.

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  • He was interested in many things, and threw himself with ardour into whatever he took up; he contrived schemes quickly, and pushed them on with an energy which usually made them succeed when no long time was needed, for, if a project was delayed, there was a risk of his tiring of it and dropping it.

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  • Civil obstacles have hitherto delayed its adoption by the metropolitan of India.

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  • The district of Southland was surveyed in 1841, but was reported unfavourable, and settlement was delayed till 1857.

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  • At Glasgow on the 5th of December he again outlined a Liberal programme, this and other speeches all leading to the assumption that his return to active co-operation with the Liberal party in the general election - which could not be long delayed - was fairly certain.

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  • His death on the 13th of February 1907 not only prevented the publication in systematic form of his own important researches, but also delayed the appearance of much that had been left in MS. by H.

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  • After obtaining this Gardiner returned home; but early in the following year, 1529, when proceedings were delayed on information of the brief in Spain, he was sent once more to Rome.

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  • Jesus retires northwards to Caesarea Philippi, and appears henceforth to devote Himself entirely to the instruction of his disciples, who needed to be prepared for the fatal issue which could not long be delayed.

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  • His capture of a convoy of military stores at one of the two places called Ballyneety between Limerick and Tipperary, delayed the siege of the town till the winter rains forced the English to retire.

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  • It is not a little curious that the obvious improvement of trans ferring the declination axis as well as the declination-clamp to the telescope end of the declination axis was so long delayed; we can explain the delay only by the desire to retain the declination circle as a part of the counterpoise.

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  • excommunicated him because he delayed the crusade which he had promised to undertake; and although he sailed the following year, and concluded a treaty with the sultan of Egypt whereby the kingdom of Jerusalem was re-established, the pope was not satisfied and sent an army into Neapolitan territory.

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  • But he was dissatisfied with his treatment at the hands of Francis, who was mean about payment, and he resented the king's behaviour in connexion with Savona, which he delayed to hand back to the Genoese as he had promised; consequently on the expiry of Doria's contract we find him in the service of the emperor Charles V.

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  • Gaol deliveries were of rare occurrence, even when tardy trial ended in acquittal release was delayed until illegal charges in the way of fees had been satisfied.

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  • The transoceanic invasion progressed slowly through the 17th and 18th centuries, delayed by the head winds of a rough ocean which was crossed only in slow sailing vessels, and by the rough " backwoods " of the Appalachians, which retarded the penetration of wagon roads and canals into the interior.

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  • The stubborn resistance of the garrison delayed Ibrahim's progress; and, meanwhile, wild rumours went abroad as to Mehemet Ali's intentions.

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  • His coming was delayed, in part by the opposition of demons, in part by the failure of the people to obey the law.

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  • It is believed that such souls continue to be members of the Church of Christ; that they are helped by the suffrages of the living - that is, by prayers, alms and other good works, and more especially by the sacrifice of the Mass; and that, although delayed until "the last farthing is paid," their salvation is assured.

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  • The purpose of the company was to build up a profitable commercial and agricultural community; but the hostility of the natives, unfavourable climatic conditions and the character of the colonists delayed the growth of the new community.

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  • But Danby purposely delayed; an impeachment was hanging over his head, and anything which took men's minds off that was welcome.

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  • The queen delayed the appointment, and Bacon's fortunes, as they then stood, could ill brook delay.

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  • The judges took no notice of the intimation, proceeded at once to give judgment, and sent a letter in their united names to the king announcing what they had done, and declaring that it was contrary to law and to their oath for them to pay any attention to a request that their decision should be delayed.

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  • James then entered at great length into the case, censuring the judges for the offensive form of their letter, and for not having delayed judgment upon his demand, which had been made solely because he was himself a party concerned.

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  • The fine was in effect remitted by the king; imprisonment in the Tower lasted for about days; a general pardon (not of course covering the parliamentary censure) was made out, and though delayed at the seal for a time by Lord Keeper Williams, was passed probably in November 1621.

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  • The Riksdag, however, delayed coming to a decision, and contented itself by earmarking money for an insurance fund.

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  • Those who are able to read the history in the light of what occurred later may perhaps be convinced that no policy whatever initiated after 1766 could have prevented or even materially delayed the declaration of American independence; but to the politicians of that time the coming event had not yet cast so dark a shadow before as to paralyse all action, and if any man could have allayed the growing discontent of the colonists and prevented the ultimate dismemberment of the empire, it would have been Lord Chatham.

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  • Want of transport resources, however, delayed the preparations till the third week in March 1913, when - parts of the 3rd, 9th and 4th Divs.

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  • The death of Ribas delayed the execution.

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  • He requested aid from his Bohemian subjects, and this was granted by the Rosenberg faction, while Romital and his party purposely delayed sending any forces to Hungary.

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  • He was delayed by a mutiny off the coast of Spain, but reached the island of Lanzarote in July.

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  • Attila, who knew the difficulty that he should have in feeding his immense army if his march was further delayed, turned again to the north-east, was persuaded by the venerable bishop Lupus to spare the city of Troyes, but halted near that place in the Catalaunian plains and offered battle to his pursuers Aetius and Theodoric. The battle which followed - certainly one of the decisive battles of the world - has been.

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  • When at last she was ready to sail she was delayed by contrary winds.

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  • But his voyage being delayed by contrary winds he was finally compelled to return without accomplishing his wish.

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  • Fortunately, however, for him, he broke his leg on the journey, and his arrival was thus delayed till the news of Queen Mary's death freed him from further danger.

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  • An offer of help from Nepal had been accepted in July, and now Jung Bahadur, the prime minister of Nepal, was advancing with io,000 Gurkhas to aid in the operations againt Lucknow; but the lateness of his arrival delayed the opening of the siege until the 2nd of March 1858.

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  • The pope's death and Caesar's own downfall were not destined to be long delayed.

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  • ad eundem at Oxford) quitted Temple, who had, he considered, delayed too long in obtaining him preferment.

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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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  • After the treachery of the French commander of this expedition a spirit of unity and despairing energy seemed reawakened in them; but this could not avert and scarcely delayed the rapidly approaching extinction of the community.

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  • The sacrifice and visit to Mecca may, however, be delayed till the 11th, 12th or 13th.

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  • The peace between Spain and the United Provinces was signed on the 26th of June 1714, but the conclusion of the one between Spain and Portugal was delayed until the following February.

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  • The beginning of railway building in Oregon was delayed a few years by a contest between parties desiring a line on the east side of the Willamette river and parties desiring one on the west side.

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  • The printing of his observations was delayed by disputes about their ownership; but they were finally issued from the Clarendon Press, Oxford, in two folio volumes (1798, 1805).

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  • Nearly a month later black-face lambs are marked and the eild sheep are shorn - the shearing of mulch ewes being delayed till the second week of July.

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  • But it was often delayed until the deathbed, for the primitive idea that mortal sins committed after baptism were sins against the Holy Spirit and unforgivable, still influenced men, and survived among the Cathars up to the 14th century.

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  • As his embarkation was further delayed for ten weeks he published A Continuation of the Rev. Mr Whitefield's Journal during the Time he was delayed in England by the Embargo.

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  • Matildas adherents were already in the field in Normandy; in England their rising was only delayed for a few months.

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  • Drakes singeing of Philips beard in Cadiz harbour in 1587 delayed the expedition for a year, and a storm again postponed it in the early summer of 1588.

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  • volution would have been long delayed.

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  • The Turks, entrenched at Plevna, delayed the Russian advance; and it was only towards the close of 1877 that Plevna at last fell and Turkish resistance collapsed.

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  • The Hay-Herran Treaty of January 1903, providing that the United States take over the Panama Canal was not ratified by the Colombian Congress, possibly because it was hoped that settlement might be delayed until the concession to the company expired, and that then the payment from the United States would come directly to the Colombian government; and the Congress, which had been specially called for the purpose - there was no regular legislative government in Bogota in1898-1903- adjourned on the 31st of October.

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  • The appearance of the Atlas coelestis, corresponding to the British Catalogue, was delayed until 1729.

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  • Prussia declared war against France, and the duke of Brunswick was chosen to command the allied forces, but various causes delayed action.

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  • Thomas Henderson (1798-1844) had indeed measured the larger displacements of a Centauri at the Cape in 1832-1833, but delayed until 1839 to publish his result.

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  • Even then he was long delayed by the want of monitors with which to oppose the ironclad vessels of the enemy.

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  • The Bishop of Lincoln" it was decided in 1890 that the singing of the Agnus Dei in English by the choir during the administration of the Holy Communion, provided that the reception of the elements be not delayed till its conclusion, is not illegal in the Church of England.

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  • After similar trouble it was also registered by the provincial parlements, the last to take this step being the parlement of Rouen, which delayed the registration until 1609.

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  • The lad was just over fifteen and the co-habitation of the couple was wisely delayed; but he died on the 2nd of April following.

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  • Philips divorce from Ingeborg of Denmark, who appealed successfully to Pope Innocent III., merely delayed the inevitable conflict.

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  • was at first delayed by differences with England.

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  • corps were delayed by stormy weather, Bragg reinforced Longstreet, and telegraphic communication between Grant and the Federals at Knoxville had already ceased.

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  • During 713 and 714 the north was subdued to the foot of the mountains, and when Miis and Tank were recalled to Damascus by the caliph the progress of the Moslems was not delayed.

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  • In consequence, the author was violently attacked and his inevitable, preferment was delayed.

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  • Carlo Zeno had long since been ordered to return, but the slowness and difficulty of communication and movement under 14th century conditions delayed his reappearance.

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  • The sultan delayed his answer.

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  • the urgent preparations for flight are delayed in vv.

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  • in May 1610 and the death of the head of the Evangelical Union, the elector palatine, Frederick IV., in the following September, which prevented, or rather delayed, a great European war.

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  • The delayed conversation indicated he was talking on the telephone.

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  • A blowing snow storm delayed our flight north.

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  • Betsy was awake when I returned home and wanted to know what delayed me.

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  • I considered hanging up but for some reason delayed.

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  • It's like we try to do good and theses unintended side effects occur; the deputy sheriff in Alabama, that Youngblood jerk in California, plus the parents murdered just so the discovery of their child's abduction would be delayed.

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  • We delayed a decision until we'd discussed our shutting down with the others.

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  • There was a fender bender in the town square that delayed me but I wasted little time racing up the Surry road.

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  • My flight was delayed an hour so my early wake up was in vain.

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  • The world continued in its delayed movement, and they turned to watch the battling duo.

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  • He had delayed mentioning the subject, knowing the old man, who devoured crime in the printed form and imagined it everywhere else, would stomp all over this real dilemma like a peasant in a wine vat.

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  • "The trial's delayed until the fifth," Fred said.

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  • They'd delayed in Ouray just long enough to attend the auction and planned to leave immediately afterward for their next stop, the Grand Canyon.

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  • Exiting traffic from the fireworks delayed his progress, but as he turned in front of Bird Song both Fred and Cynthia were on the porch to greet him.

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  • The audience included the Dawkinses, still in residence after an airplane mechanical problem delayed them yet another day.

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  • He smiled up at her and delayed telling her about the call.

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  • School was never so much as delayed.

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  • Dean allowed Gladys to devour a platoon-size breakfast while he delayed bringing up the awkward question of the late-night alarm.

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  • Cynthia had received a phone call from the Boston sisters telling her their flight was delayed and they weren't now expected until late afternoon.

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  • Just delayed en route.

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  • He delayed mentioning Edith's visit to his room as if that encounter deserved its own time and chapter in this bizarre scenario.

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  • You see, you have merely delayed my rule.

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  • I know you want to discuss your trip to Norfolk and I hated to see the poor young man delayed.

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  • "Delayed" was posted next to all flights headed south.

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  • The pair was further delayed securing a rental car, and it was after 5:00 by the time the two tired travelers pulled away from the airport grounds.

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  • His flight was delayed and the power went off at the house.

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  • It wasn't the time or place, but the subject was opened and the confrontation could no longer be delayed.

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  • The phone calls elicited either no response or a delayed response days later.

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  • She may be delayed in acquiring the vocabulary of her classmates.

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  • PROCEDURE: A 4-year-old male underwent PRT for neuroblastoma of the right adrenal gland, following chemotherapy and delayed surgical resection.

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  • I was glad to stumble upon this site as I am new to the delayed food allergy plagued world.

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  • arrived at the airport at 14:00 in time to catch the slightly delayed flight back to Gatwick.

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  • We will take any payment we make for delayed baggage from the amount of any claim if your baggage is permanently lost.

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  • boiler flue, crammed up against the porch, prevented contracts being exchanged on the house and substantially delayed its sale.

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  • The PA system announces: Bing bong The train about to depart from platform 22 is the delayed 0815 to Retford bing bong.

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  • These include celibacy, delayed marriage, contraception and abortion.

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  • Net family income at age 33 was lower for both teenage mothers and fathers than for those who delayed childbearing.

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  • Delayed childbearing - first-time buyers are starting their families later than during the 1980s.

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  • She has asthma and in 1955 had cholera which delayed growth.

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  • Two journeys on underground - one delayed - I'm a frustrated commuter.

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  • convicted rapist winning four thousand pounds worth of compensation because his second appeal was delayed.

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  • cumbersome process has already delayed decisions.

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  • delayed the onset, but eventually it would have overcome the effect of the nicotine.

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  • delayed gastric emptying, reduced bowel motility.

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  • The proteins were cleaved by chemical or enzymatic digestion to produce peptide maps, which were analyzed by pulsed delayed extraction MALDI-MS.

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  • The chairman of Lothian NHS Board, Brian Cavanagh said there is no simple solution to reducing the problem of delayed discharges.

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  • dropped by parachute and seemed to have a delayed fuse.

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  • The actual removal was delayed over the Christmas period while seating was restricted in the area affected by dry rot.

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  • Radio signals bounce off obstacles like buildings, adding a delayed faint echo to the intended signal.

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  • Men may experience difficulty in getting or keeping an erection, or delayed ejaculation.

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  • Risk Factors All predicative characteristics for acute emesis should be considered a risk factor for delayed.

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  • The teachers approved of this system, and always delayed entry into the classroom to allow the erasure.

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  • Problems during the esophageal phase of swallowing indicated gastric reflux and delayed mobility in the lower esophagus.

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  • This problem has been reported in some areas where more evacuees than expected have arrived or the extra deliveries have been delayed.

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  • We are fully aware of the application by the Russian federation of a revised delayed draft plan for destruction of its chemical weapons.

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  • fistula closure does not occur, but it should be delayed for at least 3 months.

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  • Boat owners should be aware that pleasure craft may be delayed by up to two hours whilst the temporary pedestrian footbridge is erected.

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  • Gastrointestinal system Vomiting, delayed gastric emptying, reduced bowel motility.

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  • Delayed graft function is associated with reduced length of graft survival.

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  • Delayed gratification is almost a forgotten concept, except where women are concerned.

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  • Alcohol - this may cause you to have a " delayed hypo " the next day.

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  • Conditions included postoperative ileus, delayed onset muscle soreness, migraine, influenza, asthma, rheumatic conditions and osteoarthritis.

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  • The Council cannot be held responsible for entries lost, delayed or rendered illegible.

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  • delayed by high ranking indecision and Allied bombing raids, it simply ran out of time.

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  • instalment of ALF can include: An emergency short-term loan where your first student loan installment has been delayed beyond the start of term.

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  • Our flight was delayed and we reached Porto Sani well past midnight, rather jaded.

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  • Those Clubs responsible for a late kickoff shall be fined £ 5.00 per minute delayed.

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  • Well, because Alan and Steven manage the libertines it kinda delayed things with our contract.

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  • However, a resumption of the protracted litigation which has surrounded Bula delayed the sale process.

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  • With minimally delayed drum loops setting the stage, the duo weaves an organic web of various acoustic instruments on top.

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  • It hadn't been reloaded when the airline staff retrieved the luggage of the delayed passengers from Peking.

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  • The insurance covers you from door to door against loss caused by missed or delayed trains, lost luggage or journey cancelation.

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  • In the process, some of the energy of excitation is re-emitted as delayed luminescence, while the rest is dissipated as heat.

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  • Mab treatment appears to have delayed the onset of clinical disease indefinitely.

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  • The opportunity for Mexican farmers and society to benefit from biotech maize has been unnecessarily delayed.

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  • makeshift striker delayed a shot the advancing Howie did well to block with his legs.

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  • methanol poisoning can be delayed for several hours.

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  • Temperatures remained relatively mild throughout the month, with only four mornings later in the month where ground frost delayed course openings.

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  • The most noticeable feature of the Strong PB model is the much delayed onset of a, then, much stronger take-up phase.

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  • The mice fed the drug cocktail lived substantially longer, and had a delayed onset of nerve and muscle deterioration.

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  • overspend in the maintenance budget last year, the work was delayed.

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  • parenteral opioids cause delayed gastric emptying, which may already have been impeded by labor itself.

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  • penaltye you do not incur penalties for delayed payments Once a Direct Debit mandate is signed payments are made automatically on your behalf.

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  • We investigate an inverted pendulum on a cart subject to a delayed feedback control force which tries to balance the pendulum.

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  • Delayed spontaneous bladder perforation - no particular intestinal segment is more predisposed.

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  • Delayed Travel Holiday Abandonment Up to £ 1,000 (excluding insurance premiums) £ 25 5ii.

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  • If your arrival time is going to be delayed then please let the proprietor know so that the room can be kept for you.

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  • propyl parahydroxybenzoate which may cause allergic reactions (possibly delayed ).

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  • With respect to the study on delayed puberty, members noted with interest the possibility that lead can affect hormonal systems.

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  • The coldest March for a decade has delayed the onset of spring and provided limited scope for further aquifer recharge.

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  • It is highly regrettable that the Council's way forward has been further delayed.

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  • repetitive organ riff is augmented by heavily delayed and sporadically panned lead guitar.

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  • This latest embarrassing setback follows news last month that well testing at another Siberian field would be delayed due to melting permafrost.

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  • As the bridegroom was delayed, they all slumbered and slept.

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  • stump removal on Palewell Park delayed due to access problems.

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  • Yet such synchronicity between vessels was not always easy to enforce, leading to messages being delayed or else going unheard.

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  • territoryrmer colonial territories delayed several years after independence before they joined the Fund.

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  • The Scottish army delayed by floods following a sudden thaw.

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  • Greater use of Regulations instead of Directives would increase the transparency of the legislation and avoid difficulties arising from delayed or incorrect transposition.

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  • The spread of a new technology is delayed until the leading adopters have overcome teething troubles.

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  • It is reported that some monozygotic twins have problems in establishing their identity and experience delayed language development and problems forming other relationships.

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  • underway to determine which children do not outgrow this pattern of delayed speech.

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  • There is a somewhat unseemly haste in the way he takes up her refrain to excuse his delayed recognition of his errors.

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  • Tires for folders and other small wheelers Here at last is the long delayed report on tires for small wheeled cycles.

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  • Gascoigne was killed at the battle of Marston Moor on the 2nd of July 1644, in the twenty-fourth year of his age, and his untimely death was doubtless the cause that delayed the publication of a discovery which anticipated, by twenty years, the combined work of Huygens, Malvaison, Auzout and Picard in the same direction.

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  • In France the adhesion was rapid, and the publication was only delayed b, some bishops in consequence of the disastrous war with 1'russia.

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  • The rights of the Six Nations to all this territory were purchased at Albany, New York, by the Susquehanna Company in 1754, but the work of colonization was delayed for a time by the Seven Years' War.

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  • On his release he had promised he would maintain the treaty of Arras and withdraw from the Netherlands; but he delayed his departure for nearly a year and took part in a punitive campaign against his captors and their allies.

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  • The natural phenomena of Switzerland, and the political complications in the Valtellina, where the Catholic inhabitants had thrown off the yoke of the Grisons and called in the Papal and Spanish troops to their assistance, delayed him some time; but he reached Venice in time to see the ceremony of the doge's wedlock with the Adriatic. After paying his vows at Loretto, he came to Rome, which was then on the eve of a year of jubilee - an occasion which Descartes seized to observe the variety of men and manners which the city then embraced within its walls.

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  • The assassination of Philip delayed the blow, for it immediately made the base, Macedonia, insecure, and in such an enterprise, plunging into the vast territories of the Persian empire, a secure base was everything.

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  • She was still in England at the Revolution, having delayed her return to Portugal to prosecute a lawsuit against the second earl of Clarendon, formerly her chamberlain.

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  • He delayed supporting the infantry till too late, and was repulsed; he allowed the royal army to march past his outposts; and a fortnight afterwards, without any attempt to prevent it, and greatly to Cromwell's vexation, permitted the moving of the king's artillery and the relief of Donnington Castle by Prince Rupert.

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  • In the colony itself General Baldissera, who had replaced General Saletta, delayed the movement against Mangash desired by Menelek.

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  • They initiated a system of obstruction which hampered and delayed the traffic without alto gether suspending it.

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  • He sent his wife to England, but delayed his own return in the vain hope that another appointment might be made.

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  • In the indirect or coenogenetic method of budding, the first two members of the sequence exhibited by Cunina change places, and the umbrella is formed first, the manubrium next, and then the tentacles; the actual mouthperforation being delayed to the very last (fig.

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  • The harbour is good and secure, and is much frequented by vessels delayed in the Elbe by unfavourbale weather.

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  • Russia now remained the only unconquered power on the continent, and it was evident that the final struggle with her could not be long delayed.

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  • France and Austria opened their first lines in 1828; Belgium, Germany, Russia, Italy and Holland in the succeeding decade; Switzerland and Denmark in 1844, Spain in 1848, Sweden in 1851, Norway in 1853, and Portugal in 1854; while Turkey and Greece delayed till 1860 and 1869.

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  • Xavier was seized with fever soon after his arrival, and was delayed by the failure of the interpreter he had engaged, as well as by the reluctance of the Portuguese to attempt the voyage to Canton for the purpose of landing him.

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  • In 1109 she was betrothed to the emperorelect, Henry V., and was sent to Germany, but the marriage was delayed till 1114.

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  • The pacification of the island, however, was delayed by the presence of the Turkish troops and the inability of the powers to agree in the choice of a new governorgeneral.

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  • It was said that the prophet Nathan commanded the execution of this plan to be delayed for a generation; but David received at the same time a prophetic assurance that his house and kingdom should be established for ever before Yahweh.

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  • Why the war with Babylon, which had become inevitable, was delayed until 539, we do not know.

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  • Delayed during the autumn months in Poland by the tardy arrival of reinforcements from Pomerania, it was not till November 1707 that Charles was able to take the field.

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  • The Revolution of 1868 in Spain promised such salutary changes for the Antilles as the introduction of political parties, the restoration of representation in the Spanish Cortes, and the enfranchisement of the slaves; but the imprudent "Insurrection of Lares," and other outbreaks of 1867-68, delayed these anticipated reforms. The reactionaries feared separation from the mother country.

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  • This rejuvenation of the notion of radicals rapidly gained favour; and the complete fusion of the radical theory with the theory of types was not long delayed.

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  • But the music was delayed until the strange incident of a message from the emperor of Brazil encouraged Wagner to complete it in 18J9.

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  • The attack on Persia was delayed by the assassination of Philip in 336, and it needed some fighting before the young Alexander had made his position secure in Macedonia and Greece.

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  • One account says that it was caused by a broken bridge which delayed the Conqueror's advance to the north, but this is known to have been at Ferrybridge, three miles away; a second says that the new name was derived from a Norman town called Pontfrete, which, however, never existed; and a third that it was caused by the breaking of a bridge in 1153 on the arrival of the archbishop of York, St William,.

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  • On the 26th of September, its deployment beyond the mountains was complete, and as Napoleon did not know of Mack's intention to stay at Ulm and had learned that the Russian advance had been delayed, he directed his columns by the following roads on the Danube, between Donauworth and Ingolstadt, so as to be in a position to intervene between the Austrians and the Russians and beat both in detail.

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  • Davout, however, had left a garrison of 1800 men in Regensburg, who delayed the junction of the Austrian wings until the 10th inst., and on the same day the emperor, having now reunited his whole right wing and centre, overwhelmed the covering detachments facing him in a long series of disconnected engagements lasting forty-eight hours, and the archduke now found himself in danger of being forced back into the Danube.

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  • The British admiral, delayed by contrary winds, had not been able to start from the entry to the Straits of Gibraltar till the 1 r th of May..

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  • The conflict about St Pierre (Lostenia) was one of the most bloody of the war; but for hours Hill maintained his ground, and finally repulsed the French before Wellington, delayed by his pontoon bridge over the Nive having been swept away, arrived to his aid.

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  • In this minute the farmers ascribed all their troubles to one cause, namely, the absence of a representative government, which had been repeatedly asked for by them while still living in Cape Colony and as often denied or delayed, and concluded by a protest against the occupation of any part of their territory by British troops.

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  • His trial was delayed until November 1908, and it was not until March 1909 that judgment was given, the court finding him guilty only on the minor charge of harbouring rebels.

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  • The unrest in Zululand delayed action being taken on the commission's report.

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  • Just as the negotiations were re-opened, however, the questions were further complicated and their settlement delayed by the attack of the British ship " Leopard upon the American frigate " Chesapeake."

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  • The consolidation of the new State was seriously delayed by the prolonged dispute with Italy and by the fact that for nearly two years after the Armistice the danger of an armed conflict could not be overlooked.

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  • The application, unaccountably long delayed, of this principle to the microscope by H.

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  • While trying to feed his army he omitted to fight it, and, with the chance of overwhelming the Prussians by one great effort of marching, he delayed the necessary orders till too late, and the Prussian II.

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  • Both appear to have been delayed in transmission, for the former only reached the crown prince's quarters at 2 a.m.

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  • Thick mist and driving rain delayed the I.

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  • The heavy rain, which had delayed the commencement of the action, had swollen the Bistritz so as to check their advance and thus postpone the decision, whilst the mist and driving rain hid the approaching troops from the Austrian gunners, whose shells burst almost harmlessly on the sodden ground.

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  • In pathological cell-division it happens occasionally that the segmentation of the cytoplasm is delayed beyond that of the mitotic network.

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  • It is in this department, from its abstruseness and complexity, that we should expect the advance of anatomy and physiology - normal and morbid - to be most delayed.

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  • It was probably abhorrence of such measures that converted Thomas Reynolds from a conspirator to an informer; at all events, by him and several others the authorities were kept posted in what was going on, though lack of evidence producible in court delayed the arrest of the ringleaders.

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  • For while the expected " end of the age " delayed, persecutions abounded.

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  • In the centre, the defective arrangements of the allied staff had delayed the 4th column (Kolowrat), the line of march of which was crossed by Liechtenstein's cavalry moving in the opposite direction.

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  • All was turmoil and confusion, the crowd frantic. And, although Rondinelli had not come, the signory sent angry messages to ask why the Dominicans delayed the trial.

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  • An open breach was only delayed by the desire of both kings to fulfil the crusading vows which they had recently taken.

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  • His voyage was delayed by storms, and he appears to have been perplexed as to the safest route.

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  • The French cuirassiers made repeated charges on the flank of Rosenberg's force, and for long delayed the assault, and in the villages Lannes with a single division made a heroic and successful resistance, till night ended the battle.

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  • Railways.It is easy to understand that an enterprise like railway construction, requiring a great outlay of capital with returns long delayed, did not at first commend itself to the Japanese, who were almost entirely ignorant of co-operation as a factor of business organization.

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  • The high bailiff refused to make a return, and the confirmation of Fox's election was delayed by the somewhat mean action of the ministry.

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  • The Confederates concentrated above 40,000 men at Corinth and advanced on Pittsburg Landing with a view to beating Grant before Buell's arrival, but their concentration had left them only a narrow margin of time, and the advance was further delayed by the wretched condition of the roads.

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  • That the day of Yahweh is delayed in such a state of things is but a new proof of His unchanging love (iii.

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  • Villehardouin had hardly returned when Thibault fell sick and died; but this did not prevent, though it somewhat delayed, the enterprise of the crusaders.

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  • The French ambassador, de la Haye, had delayed bringing him the customary gifts, with the idea that he would, like his predecessors, speedily give place to a new grand vizier; Kuprili was bitterly offended, and, on pretext of an abuse of the immunities of diplomatic correspondence, bastinadoed the ambassador's son and cast him and the ambassador himself into prison.

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  • The provision of a new graving dock adjoining the Alexandra was delayed in October 1905 by a subsidence of the ground during its construction.

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  • Meanwhile a third panic broke out which delayed the preliminary movements and it was now growing dark in the ravine.

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  • One cannot avoid the suspicion that in this instance the Hebrew chronicler purposely phrased his account to convey the impression that Sennacherib's tragic end was but the slightly delayed culmination of the punishment inflicted for his attack upon the "chosen people."

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  • Want of power, or other obstacles, delayed the final extinction of tolerated Mahommedanism in all parts of Spain, but by 1525 it was everywhere suppressed.

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  • Thus answers to his inquiries were delayed.

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  • A storm which scattered both fleets delayed their meeting till the 25th of July.

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  • The Romans punished massacre by massacre, and the complete suppression of the insurrection was long delayed, but the Jews made no great stand against disciplined troops.

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  • Trajan, who had no children, had continually delayed to settle the succession to the throne, though Pliny in the "Panegyric" had pointedly drawn his attention to the matter, and it must have caused the senate much anxiety.

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  • i.; that the walls had been destroyed and the gates burnt down; that some external opposition (with which, however, Ezra did not have to contend) had been successful; that the main object of Ezra's mission was delayed for twelve years, and, finally, that only through Nehemiah's energy was the work of social and religious reorganization successful.

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  • Meanwhile the civil tribunal at Vienne had ordered (17th June) that he be fined and burned alive; the sentence of the ecclesiastical tribunal at Vienne was delayed till 23rd December.

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  • The Civil War and Reconstruction delayed the execution of the plan, and the university of Texas was not opened until September 1883.

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  • So long was the publication delayed that it was generally believed that Temple Franklin had sold all the papers to the British government; a French version, Memoires de la vie privie (Paris, 1791), was retranslated into English twice in 1793 (London), and from one of these versions (by Robinson) still another French version was made (Paris, 1798).

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  • Necessaries had been delayed in the attempt to import steamers from the coast before the railway was made.

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  • To its founder is traced by some the origin of the term "blarney," since he delayed by persuasion and promises the surrender of the castle to the lord president.

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  • Gustavus's hopes of an early decision were frustrated by the fog, which delayed the approach and deployment of the Swedes.

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  • These indispensable works delayed the publication of the principal collection, but tended to give it a more solid basis and a strictly scientific stamp. In 1887 appeared vol.

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  • Gerard's advance had been delayed owing to the commander of his leading division deserting with his staff to the Prussians.

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  • This unnecessary delay was aggravated further by a fire that broke out in Wavre and delayed the march.

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  • By the craft of Hera, his foe through life, his birth was delayed, and that of Eurystheus, son of Sthenelus of Argos, hastened, Zeus having in effect sworn that the elder of the two should rule the realm of Perseus.

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  • Oku had to start at the earliest possible moment, even though operations against Port Arthur were thereby delayed for a week or two.

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  • Even the reform of taxation carried out in the autumn of 1915 (modification of the inheritance and donations duty and the taxation on insurance policies and legal charges) cannot be regarded strictly as war taxes, as they had been planned a considerable time before the outbreak of the war and had only been delayed by the inability of Parliament to continue its work.

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  • The political events of 1848-1849, however, delayed his appearance in his new chair.

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  • It was then announced that John of Antioch had been delayed on his journey and could not appear for some days; he, however, is stated to have written politely requesting that the opening of the synod should not be delayed on his account.

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  • He was delayed, and used the interval to spend two or three months at Oxford, where he found John Colet lecturing on the Epistle to the Romans.

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  • Again, however, he made the mistake of attacking a fortress, which delayed his advance for a month, and gave John Casimir time to collect an army for the relief of the besieged.

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  • The visit of the allied sovereigns to England and the pressing engagements of the emperor Alexander and Lord Castlereagh delayed the congress until the autumn, when all Europe sent its representatives to accept the hospitality of the impoverished but magnificent Austrian court.

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  • In a large number of cases this had only been delayed by so constructing the houses that they were used both as dwellings and as chapels at one and the same time.

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  • Here too the expectation of the near return of Christ doubtless delayed for a number of years the desire and need for written compositions.

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  • The final victory was no doubt a little delayed.

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  • Elizabeth delayed the breach as long as she could, probably because she knew that war meant taxation, and that taxation was the most prolific parent of revolt.

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  • Its realization was delayed by the wars that devastated the country down to the overthrow of Maximilian, but the leaven was at work, and with the return of peace a marked increase in the number of primary and secondary schools was noted.

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  • The Old Testament had been " long since " completed, but " for lacke of good meanes " (Preface to the New Testament), its appearance was delayed till 1609-1610, when it was published at Douai.

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  • As no attempt was made to stop him in the Straits of Gibraltar, he passed them on the 16th of May, and though the rawness of his crews and his own error in wasting time in pursuit of prizes delayed his passage, he reached the mouth of the Delaware on the 8th of July unopposed.

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  • But financial difficulties, combined with civil and religious convulsions, long delayed the accomplishment of his desires.

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  • The transoceanic invasion progressed slowly through the 17th and ~8th centuries, delayed by the head winds of a rough ocean which was crossed only in slow sailing vessels, and by the rough backwoods of the Appalachians, which retarded the penetration of wagon roads and canals into the interior.

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  • His proclamation at Pamplona, however, did not take place till March of the following year, and his coronation was delayed until May 1273.

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  • He had the support of a Spanish army under General Cuesta; but his movements were delayed by the neglect of the Spanish government, and Soult was able to collect a large force for the purpose of falling upon the English line of communication.

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  • In 1839 a steamship service along the coast was opened, but direct communication with Europe was delayed until 1850, and with the United States until 1865.

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  • The inevitable crisis was delayed until the stormy year 1848, when the king probably saved his crown by hastily giving back the constitution of 1833.

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  • Owing to different circumstances the conference was delayed till the autumn of 1889.

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  • The coveted peerage was not long delayed.

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  • Actual conquest was, however, delayed.

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  • Progress was delayed too by the great revolt of Boadicea and a large part of the nominally conquered Lowlands.

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  • When mixed the concrete is carried at once to the position required, and if the matrix is quick-setting Portland cement this operation must not be delayed.

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  • Fortunately too for him, the Swedish government delayed hostilities in Scania till February 1644, so that the Danes were able to make adequate defensive preparations and save the important fortress of Malmo.

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  • On the day following they were graciously received by the queen, who undertook to sign a bond for their security, but delayed the subscription till next morning under plea of sickness.

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  • Though rivalry between European Powers led to many public works being delayed, through the action of the public Sanitary Association the streets, which are narrow and crooked, have been re-paved as well as cleaned and partially lighted, and several new roads have been made outside the town.

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  • Any who expect to get early cabbage, cauliflower, lettuce or radishes, while planting or sowing is delayed until the time of sowing tomato and egg plant in May, are sure to be disappointed of a full crop. Frequent rotation of crops should be practised in the vegetable garden, in order to head off insects and diseases; and also to make the best use of the land.

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  • Pelargoniums, pinks, monthly roses and all the half-hardy kinds of flowering plants should be planted early, but coleus, heliotrope and the more tender plants should be delayed until the end of the month.

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  • The patriot party sided with the French, but for various reasons the conquest of the country was delayed until 1795.

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  • was delayed by the Hundred Days' campaign, which for a short time threatened its very existence.

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  • rutilans, among the Ascomycetes) in which, however, the actual fusion (normally, in a sexual process, occurring immediately after association) is delayed until the formation of the basidium.

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  • (See § 121.) In this form the system is rather inflexible, for if the supply of ingots is delayed the pits grow unduly cool, so that the next ensuing lot of ingots either is not heated hot enough or is delayed too long in soaking.

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  • The Ashanti delayed war until their preparations were complete, whilst the Gold Coast officials appear to have thought the risk of hostilities remote.

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  • The date of the final settlement was in all probability delayed by the activity of Nelson, and his belief that a British fleet was the best negotiator in Europe.

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  • The passport being delayed, he offered to reveal to Walsingham a dangerous conspiracy, but the latter sent no reply, and meanwhile the ports were closed and none allowed to leave the kingdom for some days.

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  • Delayed by the war with Fran.ce and Turkey, the diet for the settlement of the religious difficulty did not meet at Augsburg until February 1555.

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  • greatly annoyed the Habsburgs and delayed his own m~an ii.

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  • The supreme issue was, however, delayed for a few weeks by the intervention of Napoleon, who, urged on by the loud alarm of the French people at the prospective aggrandizement of Prussia, attempted to detach Italy.

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  • But progress was delayed by Jordan's rebellion and by the absence of Roger in his brother's wars.

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  • of England; in 1483 he was appointed bishop of Aberdeen, although his consecration was delayed for four years; and he was sent on missions to England, both before and after the death of Richard III.

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  • The fleet was, as it chanced, delayed by a storm in the Bay of Navarino, and rough fortifications were put up by the sailors on the promontory of Pylos.

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  • 1888) has so far unfortunately been delayed.

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  • The commander marched from Syria through El- Arish, easily took Farama or Pelusitim, and thence proceeded to Bilbeis, where he was delayed for a month; having captured this place, he proceeded to a point on the Nile called Umm Dunain, the siege of which also occasioned him some difficulty.

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  • The conclusion in 1838 of a commercial treaty with Turkey, negotiated by Sir Henry Bulwer (Lord Dalling), struck a deathblow to the system of monopolies, though the application of the treaty to Egypt was delayed for some years.

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  • Lord Palmerston was opposed to this project, and the British opposition delayed the ratification of the concession by the Porte for two years.

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  • The railway, delayed by the construction of the big bridge over the Atbara, was opened to the Blue Nile opposite Khartum, 187 m.

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  • Warned by Frederick, Keith escaped; but Katte delayed his flight too long, and a court-martial decided that he should be punished with two years' fortress arrest.

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  • He was interested in many things, and threw himself with ardour into whatever he took up; he contrived schemes quickly, and pushed them on with an energy which usually made them succeed when no long time was needed, for, if a project was delayed, there was a risk of his tiring of it and dropping it.

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  • Civil obstacles have hitherto delayed its adoption by the metropolitan of India.

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  • The district of Southland was surveyed in 1841, but was reported unfavourable, and settlement was delayed till 1857.

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  • At Glasgow on the 5th of December he again outlined a Liberal programme, this and other speeches all leading to the assumption that his return to active co-operation with the Liberal party in the general election - which could not be long delayed - was fairly certain.

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  • His death on the 13th of February 1907 not only prevented the publication in systematic form of his own important researches, but also delayed the appearance of much that had been left in MS. by H.

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  • After obtaining this Gardiner returned home; but early in the following year, 1529, when proceedings were delayed on information of the brief in Spain, he was sent once more to Rome.

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  • Jesus retires northwards to Caesarea Philippi, and appears henceforth to devote Himself entirely to the instruction of his disciples, who needed to be prepared for the fatal issue which could not long be delayed.

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  • His capture of a convoy of military stores at one of the two places called Ballyneety between Limerick and Tipperary, delayed the siege of the town till the winter rains forced the English to retire.

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  • It is not a little curious that the obvious improvement of trans ferring the declination axis as well as the declination-clamp to the telescope end of the declination axis was so long delayed; we can explain the delay only by the desire to retain the declination circle as a part of the counterpoise.

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  • excommunicated him because he delayed the crusade which he had promised to undertake; and although he sailed the following year, and concluded a treaty with the sultan of Egypt whereby the kingdom of Jerusalem was re-established, the pope was not satisfied and sent an army into Neapolitan territory.

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  • But he was dissatisfied with his treatment at the hands of Francis, who was mean about payment, and he resented the king's behaviour in connexion with Savona, which he delayed to hand back to the Genoese as he had promised; consequently on the expiry of Doria's contract we find him in the service of the emperor Charles V.

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  • Gaol deliveries were of rare occurrence, even when tardy trial ended in acquittal release was delayed until illegal charges in the way of fees had been satisfied.

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  • The transoceanic invasion progressed slowly through the 17th and 18th centuries, delayed by the head winds of a rough ocean which was crossed only in slow sailing vessels, and by the rough " backwoods " of the Appalachians, which retarded the penetration of wagon roads and canals into the interior.

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  • On the 9th of January 1776 Paine published a pamphlet entitled Common Sense, a telling array of arguments for separation and for the establishment of a republic. His argument was that independence was the only consistent line to pursue, that "it must come to that some time or other"; that it would only be more difficult the more it was delayed, and that independence was the surest road to union.

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  • The stubborn resistance of the garrison delayed Ibrahim's progress; and, meanwhile, wild rumours went abroad as to Mehemet Ali's intentions.

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  • His coming was delayed, in part by the opposition of demons, in part by the failure of the people to obey the law.

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  • It is believed that such souls continue to be members of the Church of Christ; that they are helped by the suffrages of the living - that is, by prayers, alms and other good works, and more especially by the sacrifice of the Mass; and that, although delayed until "the last farthing is paid," their salvation is assured.

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  • The purpose of the company was to build up a profitable commercial and agricultural community; but the hostility of the natives, unfavourable climatic conditions and the character of the colonists delayed the growth of the new community.

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  • But Danby purposely delayed; an impeachment was hanging over his head, and anything which took men's minds off that was welcome.

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  • The queen delayed the appointment, and Bacon's fortunes, as they then stood, could ill brook delay.

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  • The judges took no notice of the intimation, proceeded at once to give judgment, and sent a letter in their united names to the king announcing what they had done, and declaring that it was contrary to law and to their oath for them to pay any attention to a request that their decision should be delayed.

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  • James then entered at great length into the case, censuring the judges for the offensive form of their letter, and for not having delayed judgment upon his demand, which had been made solely because he was himself a party concerned.

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  • The fine was in effect remitted by the king; imprisonment in the Tower lasted for about days; a general pardon (not of course covering the parliamentary censure) was made out, and though delayed at the seal for a time by Lord Keeper Williams, was passed probably in November 1621.

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  • The Riksdag, however, delayed coming to a decision, and contented itself by earmarking money for an insurance fund.

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  • The projected invasion of Ireland was delayed through want of funds till it was too late; Hyde's mission to Spain, in the midst of Cromwell's successes, brought no assistance, and Charles now turned to Scotland for aid.

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  • Those who are able to read the history in the light of what occurred later may perhaps be convinced that no policy whatever initiated after 1766 could have prevented or even materially delayed the declaration of American independence; but to the politicians of that time the coming event had not yet cast so dark a shadow before as to paralyse all action, and if any man could have allayed the growing discontent of the colonists and prevented the ultimate dismemberment of the empire, it would have been Lord Chatham.

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  • Want of transport resources, however, delayed the preparations till the third week in March 1913, when - parts of the 3rd, 9th and 4th Divs.

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  • The death of Ribas delayed the execution.

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  • He requested aid from his Bohemian subjects, and this was granted by the Rosenberg faction, while Romital and his party purposely delayed sending any forces to Hungary.

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  • He was delayed by a mutiny off the coast of Spain, but reached the island of Lanzarote in July.

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  • Attila, who knew the difficulty that he should have in feeding his immense army if his march was further delayed, turned again to the north-east, was persuaded by the venerable bishop Lupus to spare the city of Troyes, but halted near that place in the Catalaunian plains and offered battle to his pursuers Aetius and Theodoric. The battle which followed - certainly one of the decisive battles of the world - has been.

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  • When at last she was ready to sail she was delayed by contrary winds.

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  • But his voyage being delayed by contrary winds he was finally compelled to return without accomplishing his wish.

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  • Fortunately, however, for him, he broke his leg on the journey, and his arrival was thus delayed till the news of Queen Mary's death freed him from further danger.

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  • An offer of help from Nepal had been accepted in July, and now Jung Bahadur, the prime minister of Nepal, was advancing with io,000 Gurkhas to aid in the operations againt Lucknow; but the lateness of his arrival delayed the opening of the siege until the 2nd of March 1858.

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  • The pope's death and Caesar's own downfall were not destined to be long delayed.

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  • ad eundem at Oxford) quitted Temple, who had, he considered, delayed too long in obtaining him preferment.

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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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  • The country, however, was again ravaged by the retiring troops, quarters of Jassy and Bucharest burnt, and the complete evacuation delayed till 1824, when the British government again remonstrated with the Porte (see Eastern Question; Greece; Ypsilanti; Alexander).

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  • After the treachery of the French commander of this expedition a spirit of unity and despairing energy seemed reawakened in them; but this could not avert and scarcely delayed the rapidly approaching extinction of the community.

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  • The sacrifice and visit to Mecca may, however, be delayed till the 11th, 12th or 13th.

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  • The peace between Spain and the United Provinces was signed on the 26th of June 1714, but the conclusion of the one between Spain and Portugal was delayed until the following February.

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  • The beginning of railway building in Oregon was delayed a few years by a contest between parties desiring a line on the east side of the Willamette river and parties desiring one on the west side.

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  • The printing of his observations was delayed by disputes about their ownership; but they were finally issued from the Clarendon Press, Oxford, in two folio volumes (1798, 1805).

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  • Nearly a month later black-face lambs are marked and the eild sheep are shorn - the shearing of mulch ewes being delayed till the second week of July.

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  • But it was often delayed until the deathbed, for the primitive idea that mortal sins committed after baptism were sins against the Holy Spirit and unforgivable, still influenced men, and survived among the Cathars up to the 14th century.

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  • As his embarkation was further delayed for ten weeks he published A Continuation of the Rev. Mr Whitefield's Journal during the Time he was delayed in England by the Embargo.

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  • Matildas adherents were already in the field in Normandy; in England their rising was only delayed for a few months.

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  • Drakes singeing of Philips beard in Cadiz harbour in 1587 delayed the expedition for a year, and a storm again postponed it in the early summer of 1588.

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  • volution would have been long delayed.

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  • The Turks, entrenched at Plevna, delayed the Russian advance; and it was only towards the close of 1877 that Plevna at last fell and Turkish resistance collapsed.

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  • The Hay-Herran Treaty of January 1903, providing that the United States take over the Panama Canal was not ratified by the Colombian Congress, possibly because it was hoped that settlement might be delayed until the concession to the company expired, and that then the payment from the United States would come directly to the Colombian government; and the Congress, which had been specially called for the purpose - there was no regular legislative government in Bogota in1898-1903- adjourned on the 31st of October.

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  • controversy are pursued with a copious expenditure of acute reasoning and polished irony, was delayed till 1699, in which year Stillingfleet died.

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  • The appearance of the Atlas coelestis, corresponding to the British Catalogue, was delayed until 1729.

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  • Prussia declared war against France, and the duke of Brunswick was chosen to command the allied forces, but various causes delayed action.

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  • Thomas Henderson (1798-1844) had indeed measured the larger displacements of a Centauri at the Cape in 1832-1833, but delayed until 1839 to publish his result.

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  • Even then he was long delayed by the want of monitors with which to oppose the ironclad vessels of the enemy.

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