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  • Rhyn wanted to destroy the letter.

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  • We know it is easier to destroy than to create.

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  • A long time ago, there was a battle so horrible it threatened to destroy the whole universe.

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  • Whatever you don't destroy, we will.

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  • If it should continue so long as to cause the seeds to rot in the ground and destroy the potatoes in the low lands, it would still be good for the grass on the uplands, and, being good for the grass, it would be good for me.

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  • You won't destroy the people?

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  • You win your battles or they destroy you!

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  • She said we have to destroy it, too.

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  • We don't know who can, but we know who can destroy our efforts.

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  • My neighbors will be fortunate if I don't destroy them next.

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  • We have no reason to believe they will destroy you.

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  • Her untaught, unsatisfied hands destroy whatever they touch because they do not know what else to do with things.

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  • Do this, or I will burn Rome and destroy all its people.

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  • I was getting ready to destroy the world.

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  • Couldn't destroy this awful place.

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  • Something must've happened to destroy whatever kept them locked.

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  • That assumption would destroy the possibility of the existence of laws, that is, of any science whatever.

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  • The funny thing is, the Watcher told me that any Original Being that was set free would destroy the world.

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  • She must destroy the demon.

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  • Such apparently slight causes destroyed Greece and Rome, and will destroy England and America.

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  • I'll destroy it if you try to take it.

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  • Sasha and the Dark One will destroy everything they can.

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  • Lilith was trying to destroy the Council.

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  • Because it is cheaper to destroy than create, advances in technology increase our ability to destroy.

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  • You came to me to destroy those who have wronged you.

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  • Too afraid to challenge him, she watched him destroy everything.

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  • They wouldn't destroy their world any more than you would.

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  • It was ready to march upon the city and destroy it.

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  • Kris remained where he was, aware they'd destroy each other if allowed.

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  • The Horsemen controlled and activated space weapons with the capability to destroy a country.

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  • So did de Tocqueville, touring nineteenth-century America, when he wrote that "All those who seek to destroy the liberties of a democratic nation ought to know that war is the surest and shortest means to accomplish it."

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  • If in a thousand years even one man in a million could act freely, that is, as he chose, it is evident that one single free act of that man's in violation of the laws governing human action would destroy the possibility of the existence of any laws for the whole of humanity.

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  • More even than this, in your wickedness you destroy the peaceful homes of your clients!

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  • To the men who fought against the rising truths of physical philosophy, it seemed that if they admitted that truth it would destroy faith in God, in the creation of the firmament, and in the miracle of Joshua the son of Nun.

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  • The mines were rigged, and he'd never wanted to think he'd need to destroy his home in order to rid it of the blight affecting it.

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  • The only way was to destroy herself.

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  • She looked too sweet to be someone about to destroy the fabric between the immortal and mortal worlds, even if he did sense some sort of dark secret in her gaze.

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  • I don't vish to destroy my men for your pleasure!

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  • Then came an order to retreat to Sventsyani and destroy any provisions they could not carry away with them.

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  • The French have destroyed my home and are on their way to destroy Moscow, they have outraged and are outraging me every moment.

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  • Mison might try to blow A'Ran up, or the Council change its mind, or A'Ran would destroy everything to win his war, even if it meant losing her.

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  • He felt the urge to destroy it, not save it.

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  • They cannot destroy me when I will determine which world survives.

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  • Ivan had stopped at Tver, to murder St Philip, while on his way to destroy the second wealthiest city in his tsardom - Great Novgorod.

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  • The Colony would destroy us.

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  • Deception is one of its chief means, and one of the great arts of skilful generalship is to deceive in order to destroy.

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  • The most straightforward is to physically destroy an adversary's computers or critical network nodes.

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  • Fascists can counter the malicious propaganda to destroy friendly relations with Germany by using this fact.

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  • Yes, we should recognize how human ways of thinking can destroy the biosphere.

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  • This bitmap uses its own memory, so you can destroy the original bitmap without affecting the converted one.

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  • The ability of humanity to destroy is now exponentially higher.

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  • They cannot destroy the strong, but they can inflict significant damage.

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  • No, neither death nor anything else can destroy it.

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  • Lives she'd helped destroy.

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  • You cannot destroy this place or start a war with me before four days have passed.

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  • If you loved her enough to destroy the world for her, then you know the pain Kris has been through twice.  Hell cannot hold a candle to that kind of pain.

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  • I'd destroy everything to get you back.

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  • I want my mate back, and I will destroy anyone in my path.

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  • The first tore the two worlds apart; the second would destroy one of them.

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  • I'm telling you that Darian is about to destroy one world.

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  • I don't know what's true about Darian destroying a world, but the Others would do everything they could to destroy ours.

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  • I'll destroy every Guardian on this planet if you don't bring me the answer I want.

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  • So I was right in thinking it's better they—or Jonny—kills me, before you destroy our world to get to them.

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  • They can choose to go home, before the Others destroy the mortal world.

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  • It is evil and would destroy us if it could, but in a host who is pure, it can do no harm.

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  • All the while, he plotted to destroy all she loved.

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  • Only mankind would consider the ability to destroy the earth, a sign of intelligence - and call it civilization.

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  • You won't let anyone – even him – destroy it.

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  • Send your people there to destroy them, if it pleases you.

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  • His power will be strong enough to destroy a world soon.

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  • It'll destroy his comfort zone.

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  • Someone like you would destroy what little self-esteem she does have.

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  • You didn't destroy the world?

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  • The Ku Klux movement in its wider aspects was the effort of the first class to destroy the control of the second class.

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  • The fleets passed on opposite tacks, and the Dutch tried to destroy their enemy with fire-ships without success.

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  • To destroy the first 6 multiply by 1- 0006 giving 1000063361744, and multiplying successively by i- 00006 and 1-.

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  • The treaties made with the Christians were soon violated, and it seemed as if Islam would destroy itself.

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  • A score of shifting principalities, each ready to help the Christians to destroy the others, took the place of the caliphate.

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  • He'd never forget his single run-in with one of the Others, a group of Watchers working to destroy the mortal world in favor of an immortal one.

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  • Kris, you have enough immortals to destroy Rhyn again?

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  • He'll destroy you and then the rest of humanity.

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  • What small maternal instincts a demon could have had led her to destroy the man who took her son; then she in turn was killed by Andre.

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  • It was one thing to feed Kris and the Immortals here to the demons, another thing to give the demons a tool they could use to destroy all Immortals, if not humanity, too.

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  • I thought the stories of your barbaric forefathers threatening to destroy Anshan were bluffs.

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  • Then you should know the only way to destroy a vampire is with a wooden stake to the heart...unless of course, it is the full moon and you happen upon a werewolf.

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  • You must avoid mixing your blood with his and kill any whose does, or the creature will continue to destroy your people.

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  • He won't ally with anyone who wants to destroy Landis.

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  • The man meant to rule Tiyan - -and her own heart - -was someone she had to escape, lest the demon destroy him as it would her!

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  • I know if I am too weak to destroy it, it will kill them both when it tries to take her, for no female is meant to be the Warlord of Tiyan.

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  • A menace to the worlds that would destroy then be destroyed?

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  • With his magic intact, he can destroy a world.

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  • There is an ethical imperative not to destroy the wonderful diversity of life on Earth.

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  • This picture shows me using the autoclave to destroy the cultures which had grown on the agar plates during incubation.

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  • Philip's plan being to destroy the beachhead then retire before the Japanese could gather what were felt to overwhelming forces.

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  • Of course, there are real fears that the National Scrapie Plan will destroy valuable sheep breeding bloodlines.

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  • Some products cause the workers to destroy their own nest, for example sugar based liquid bait containing borax.

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  • Blast the pirates with a full broadside from your cannons to earn extra points, or lure them onto the reefs to destroy them.

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  • It seems to achieve this by inhibiting those factors which destroy cartilage.

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  • This foe confounding Thy land, desiring to lay waste the whole world, rises against us; these lawless men are gathered together to overthrow Thy kingdom, to destroy Thy dear Jerusalem, Thy beloved Russia; to defile Thy temples, to overthrow Thine altars, and to desecrate our holy shrines.

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  • The enemy is advancing to destroy Russia, to desecrate the tombs of our fathers, to carry off our wives and children.

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  • He knew that it was a lost battle and that the least accident might now--with the fight balanced on such a strained center--destroy him and his army.

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  • You'll destroy everything, Rhyn, and for what?

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  • Mom always said jealousy would destroy a marriage quicker than anything.

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  • I've managed to destroy all of your dreams.

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  • At least he couldn't destroy the rocky cave.

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  • If Jonny found out, if the Others grab me, they'll use me to destroy Darian.

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  • She heard his words but couldn't quite digest that Darian would knowingly destroy any world.

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  • As Grey God, he's destined to destroy a world.

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  • And if I can't protect my world, I'll find a way to destroy him.

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  • All but Yully and … Jonny, who had told Jenn that Darian was going to destroy a world.

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  • Darian wanted to destroy him, but he needed to know where his little brother was first.

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  • It yearns to be free again to destroy.

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  • Her words struck his core, and for a moment he was blinded by the incensed need to destroy any such threat.

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  • To destroy her, I need to attack from without and within Tiyan.

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  • I would destroy Memon, something you cannot do for them!

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  • How was the simple assurance that he would not kill her assurance enough that he would not destroy everything else to get to her?

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  • You'll destroy it as you did Landis!

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  • We can destroy this world and return to yours to rule.

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  • The Others wouldn't spare the realm in their attempt to destroy their enemies, and Jonny wasn't yet able to grasp his role in the mess.

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  • Xander probably could, but it might destroy mankind.

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  • Just had to destroy the world.

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  • Acid oxidizing agents, however, completely destroy them.

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  • Siqueira's expedition ended in failure, owing partly to the aggressive attitude of the Portuguese, partly to the very justifiable suspicions of the Malays, and he was presently forced to destroy one of his vessels, to leave a number of his men in captivity, and to sail direct for Portugal.

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  • Dangers from abroad would destroy the centrifugal forces at home, and the Union would be saved.

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  • Gregory persuaded Tiridates to destroy the last relics of the old paganism, and carried out in the religious sphere his sovereign's policy of detaching Great Armenia from the Sassanid realm and allying it with the GraecoRoman empire and civilization.

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  • When Bedmar took up this appointment, Venice had just concluded an alliance with France, Switzerland and the Netherlands, to counterbalance the power of Spain, and the ambassador was instructed to destroy this league.

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  • The attempt failed and its author was caught and executed, but while t appeared at first to destroy Napoleons Italian sympathies and led to a sharp interchange of notes between Paris and Turin, the emperor was really impressed by the attempt and by Orsinis letter from prison exhorting him to intervene in Italy.

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  • Even before Magna Carta was signed he had set to work to destroy it, and he now turned to this task with renewed vigour.

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  • The so-called "pure" acid is applied to infected living tissues, especially to tuberculous sinuses or wounds, after scraping them, in order to destroy any part of the tuberculous material still remaining.

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  • So much of the expense of the handling, both of freight and of passengers, was independent of the length of the journey that a mileage rate sufficiently large for short distances was unnecessarily burdensome for long ones, and was bound to destroy long-distance traffic, if the theory were consistently applied.

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  • Nine years after the death of Theodoric Justinian sent an army to destroy the Gothic monarchy and restore Italy to the empire.

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  • Nicanor threatened to destroy the Temple if the priests would not deliver Judas into his hands.

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  • Such deceivers, according to Josephus, did no less than the murderers to destroy the happiness of the city.

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  • The dialectic of the school proved stronger to preserve than the edge of the sword to destroy.

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  • When Zeus had resolved to destroy all mankind by a flood, Deucalion constructed a boat or ark, in which, after drifting nine days and nights, he landed on Mount Parnassus (according to others, Othrys, Aetna or Athos) with his wife.

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  • In 1317 John de Lilleburn, who was holding the castle of Knaresburgh for Thomas duke of Lancaster against the king, surrendered under conditions to William de Ros of Hamelak, but before leaving the castle managed to destroy all the records of the liberties and privileges of the town which were kept in the castle.

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  • The first blow struck at the Order, if it did not destroy its power immediately, ruined its prestige for ever.

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  • The caterpillars of the leopard moth (Zeuzera pyrina) and of the goat moth (Cossus ligniperda) sometimes bore their way into the trunks and destroy the sap channels.

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  • Lime and marl are mentioned as common manures, and the former was sometimes spread on the surface to destroy heath.

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  • At the same time, the revolution in the means of transport and communication has destroyed, or is tending to destroy, local markets, and closely interwoven all the business of the world.

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  • If only people can be got to believe in them, a few abstract principles are quite enough to destroy an institution which it has taken centuries to create.

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  • On the passing of the act of parliament in 1545 enabling the king to dissolve chantries and colleges, Parker was appointed one of the commissioners for Cambridge, and their report saved its colleges, if there had ever been any intention to destroy them.

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  • It is to be observed that, before the punishment was inflicted, evidence was forthcoming which brought home the outrage of Nivose to the royalists; but this was all one to Bonaparte; his aim was to destroy the Jacobin party, and it never recovered from the blow.

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  • Napoleon at Tilsit resembles Polyphemus seeking to destroy Ulysses.

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  • This burlesquing of things universally held sacred, though condemned by serious-minded theologians, conveyed to the child-like popular mind of the middle ages no suggestion of contempt, though when belief in the doctrines and rites of the medieval Church was shaken it became a ready instrument in the hands of those who sought to destroy them.

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  • Napoleon was determined to destroy the oligarchical government, and seized the pretext that Venice was hostile to him and a menace to his line of retreat while engaged in his Austrian campaign of 1797.

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  • Copies were smuggled into England but were suppressed by the bishops, and William Warham, archbishop of Canterbury, even bought up copies on the Continent to destroy them.

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  • So, too, does it appear that ants are entirely immune to the attacks of Ichneumonidae, which destroy hosts of other insects and of spiders by laying their eggs upon their bodies.

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  • It is a voracious creature, and unchecked will often totally destroy a crop. In former years the annual damage done by it in the United States was assessed at £4,000,000 to £6,000,000.

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  • It was commanded by Pedro Menendez de Aviles (1523-1574), one of whose aims was to destroy the Huguenot settlement.

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  • For a time the Borinquenos, aided by Caribs from the neighbouring islands, threatened to destroy all vestiges of white occupation in Porto Rico, but in the end the Spaniards prevailed.

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  • Later on Augustus removed the inhabitants to his new town Augustodunum (Autun), to destroy the free native traditions.

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  • At the end of this time Satan is to be let loose again for a short season; he will prepare a new onslaught, but God will miraculously destroy him and his hosts.

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  • It tended to destroy the power of self-command, and exposed the master to the baneful influences of flattery.

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  • Of other agricultural crops those of fruits are of greatest importance - bananas (which are planted about once in three years), pine-apples (planted about once in five years), coco-nuts, oranges, &c. The coco-nut industry has long been largely confined to the region about Baracoa, owing to the ruin of the trees elsewhere by a disease not yet thoroughly understood, which, appearing finally near Baracoa, threatened by 1908 to destroy the industry there as well.

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  • The peculiar two-wheeled carts of the country, carrying enormous loads of 4 to 6 tons, destroy even the finest road.

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  • Similar carts, slightly lighter, used in the cities, quickly destroy any paving but stone block.

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  • Wishing to make this important privilege permanent, Russia by secret articles of the Treaty of Bucharest had secured the cession of this district, in return for an undertaking to destroy the forts of Kilia and Izmail on the Danube.

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  • These walls all fell into decay long since; at places they were used as brick quarries, and finally the great reforming governor, (1868-1872), Midhat Pasha, following the example set by many European cities, undertook to destroy them altogether and utilize the free space thus obtained as a public park and esplanade.

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  • Wellington fell back before him down the left bank, ordering up Rowland Hill's force from the Badajoz road, the peasantry having been previously called upon to destroy their crops and retire within the lines of Torres Vedras.

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  • In order that the current should be maintained, and the electromotive force of the cell remain constant during action, it is necessary to ensure that the changes in the cell, chemical or other, which produce the current, should neither destroy the difference between the electrodes, nor coat either electrode with a non-conducting layer through which the current cannot pass.

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  • The idea seems to have been first suggested to her by the French ambassador, La Chetardie, who was plotting to destroy the Austrian influence then dominant at the Russian court.

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  • More dreaded than the frosts are the terrible burans or snowstorms, which occur in early spring and destroy thousands of horses and cattle that have been grazing on the steppes throughout the winter.

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  • The earliest form is not attested here, that Nero had not really been slain, but would speedily return and destroy his enemies.

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  • The liquor sodii ethylatis is a powerful caustic and is used to destroy small naevi and warts.

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  • The explosive used should be of such a character as to throw out or detach masses of rock without much splintering, which would destroy the blocks for slate-making.

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  • But in point of fact the function of the new prophecy was not to preserve but to destroy Israel, if Israel still meant the actual Hebrew nation, with its traditional national life.

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  • The displacement of the mountain block may still be in progress, for severe earthquakes have happened in the depression next east of the range; that of Owens Valley in 1870 was strong enough to have been very destructive had there been anything in the desert valley to destroy.

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  • A few bananas and (especially from Oahu) pineapples of fine quality are exported; since 1901 the canning of 3 The entomological department of the Hawaii Experiment Station undertakes " mosquito control," and in 1905-1906 imported top-minnows (Poeciliidae) to destroy mosquito larvae.

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  • He was convinced that there was a conspiracy to suppress and destroy everything Scottish.'

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  • In the Peloponnesian War the Thebans, embittered by the support which Athens gave to the smaller Boeotian towns, and especially to Plataea, which they vainly attempted to reduce in 431, were firm allies of Sparta, which in turn helped them to besiege Plataea and allowed them to destroy the town after capture (427).

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  • Lipsius had been reconciled to the Church of Rome; Casaubon was supposed to be wavering; but Scaliger was known to be hopeless, and as long as his supremacy was unquestioned the Protestants had the victory in learning and scholarship. A determined attempt must be made, if not to answer his criticisms, or to disprove his statements, yet to attack him as a man, and to destroy his reputation.

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  • Though we know that much has perished, the four Indexes of the 16th century give some idea of the rich repertory of the popular theatre, and of the efforts necessary to destroy it; moreover, the Spanish Index of 1559, by forbidding autos of Gil Vicente and other Portuguese authors, is interesting evidence of the extent to which they were appreciated in the neighbouring country.

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  • The presence of foreign germs, which may gain the upper hand and totally destroy the flavours of butter and cheese, has led to the search for those particular forms to which the approved properties are due.

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  • He also showed that the development of artificial immunity is attended by the appearance of phagocytosis; also, when an anti-serum is injected into an animal, the phagocytes which formerly were indifferent might move towards and destroy the bacteria.

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  • The revolt of the Jews under Trajan, and earthquakes in the time of Constantius and Constantine the Great helped in turn to destroy it.

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  • When she was seized with apoplexy he was free to destroy the will by which she left the crown to Alexander, if any such will was ever made.

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  • The Lombards who, after they had occupied the lands and cities of Upper Italy, still went on sending forth furious bands to plunder and destroy where they did not care to stay, never were able to overcome the mingled fear and scorn and loathing of the Italians.

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  • So wrote Pope Stephen IV., at the end of their rule, when stirring up the kings of the Franks to destroy them.

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  • But Latin influences were not strong enough to extinguish the Lombard name and destroy altogether the recollections and habits of the Lombard rule; Lombard law was still recognized, and survived in the schools of Pavia.

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  • It may be employed to destroy warts or small growths, to reduce exuberant granulations or it may be applied to bites.

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  • They destroy the young buds, shoots and fruits, and attack the young plants in their most delicate organs.

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  • The Hindus believe he has appeared (I) as a fish, (2) as a tortoise, (3) as a hog, (4) as a monster, half man half lion, to destroy the giant Iranian, (5) as a dwarf, (6) as Rama, (7) again as Rama for the purpose of killing the thousand-armed giant Cartasuciriargunan, (8) as Krishna, (9) as Buddha.

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  • They allege that the tenth Avatar has yet to occur and will be in the form of a white-winged horse (Kalki) who will destroy the earth.

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  • Its chief use is as an anthelmintic to destroy the Ankylostoma duodenale.

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  • He made an effort to destroy the memory of the sage from off the earth, consigning to the flames all the ancient books from which he drew his rules and examples, (save one), and burying alive hundreds of scholars who were ready to swear by his name.

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  • Pfleiderer in pointing out the similarities of James and the Shepherd of Hermas declares it to be "certain that both writings presuppose like historical circumstances, and, from a similar point of view, direct their admonitions to their contemporaries, among whom a lax worldly-mindedness and unfruitful theological wrangling threatened to destroy the religious life."

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  • These small particles or larger communities are subject to accidents, internal or external, which destroy them, immediately or slowly, and thus life ceases; or they may wear out, or become clogged by the products of their own activity.

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  • It will be formed naturally, for instance, in cases when one barbarous community conquers another, but it is not able to destroy entirely the latter or to treat its members as mere chattels.

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  • These spiders are very much larger and more venomous than the largest of the Lycosidae, and in the Southern states of North America the species of wasps that destroy them have been called tarantula hawks.

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  • He could destroy, but he could not create, and other people benefited by his exploits.

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  • Those who reap this harvest destroy all the weeds of sorrow."

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  • These orders were, at first, that the Amaxosa were to destroy their fat cattle.

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  • The victors carried off the "black stone," which was not restored for twentytwo years, and then only for a great ransom, when it was plain that even the loss of its palladium could not destroy the sacred character of the city.

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  • At this time unshorn lambs are dipped and dosed with one of Cooper's tablets of sulphur-arsenic dip material to destroy internal parasites.

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  • But it must not be forgotten that there was also a tinge of purely political discontent about the rising; the insurgents everywhere proclaimed their intention to destroy traitors, of whom the most generally condemned were the chancellor, Archbishop Sudbury, and the treasurer, Sir Robert Hailes, the two persons most responsible For the levy of the poll-tax.

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  • Between 1475 and 1483 he called only one single parliament, and that was summoned not to give him advice, or raise him money, but purely and solely to attaint his brother of Clarence, whom he had resolved to destroy.

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  • The Sepoys thought that their caste would be destroyed if they touched the fat of the sacred cow or unclean pig; they were even persuaded that the British government wished to destroy their caste in order to facilitate their conversion to Christianity.

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  • Some of these addresses, which were published in the Moniteur, spoke of London as an assassins den, and invited the emperor to give his troops the order to destroy it.

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  • In 1612 Gustavus Adolphus caused the inhabitants to destroy their town lest it should fall into the hands of the Danes; but it was rebuilt soon after, and in 1620 received special privileges from the king.

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  • The perchloride, sulphate and pernitrate are strongly astringent; less extensively they are used in chronic discharges from the vagina, rectum and nose, while injected into the rectum they destroy worms.

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  • It was probably shortly after this battle that the Thebans used their new predominance to destroy Thespiae and drive its people into exile.

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  • In most of the pro v i nces the peasants rose and stormed and burnt the houses of the seigneurs, taking peculiar care to destroy their title-deeds.

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  • Knowing the slight foundation of its power the government deliberately sought to destroy all whose birth, political connexions or past career might mark them out as leaders of opposition.

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  • At the same time it took care to show that none was so obscure or so impotent as to be safe when its policy was to destroy.

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  • His friend St Just, a younger and fiercer man, resolved to destroy both.

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  • As the plough is ill-suited to the rugged surface of the land, the ground is usually turned up with the spade, care being taken not to destroy the roots of the grass, as hay is the principal crop. Horses and cows are few, and the cows give little milk, in consequence of the coarse hay upon which they are fed.

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  • This hedonism, however, is not confined to the self (egoistic), but involves a due regard to the pleasure of others, and is, therefore, distinguished further as universalistic. Lastly, Sidgwick returns to the principle that no man should act so as to destroy his own happiness, and leaves us with a somewhat unsatisfactory dualism.

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  • The holy cities had been recovered from the Wahhabis, and Ibrahim's task was to follow them into the desert of Nejd and destroy their fortresses.

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  • But in the later, he takes only one pair, and subsequently Elohim blesses Noah and makes a covenant never again to destroy all flesh by a flood.

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  • If we reinterpret the history of the family and its descent into Egypt, and belittle its increase into a nation, and if we figure to ourselves a more gradual occupation of Palestine, we destroy the entire continuity of history as it was understood by those who compiled the biblical history, and we have no evidence for any confident reconstruction.

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  • They had overrun Bavaria in the very year of its subjugation by Charlemagne (788), and it took an eight-years struggle to destroy the robber stronghold.

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  • Neither the prayers nor the threats of Richelieu, who wished indeed to destroy Spain but not Catholicism, nor the death of Gustavus Adolphus at Llltzen (1632), could repair the evils caused by this immoderate ambition.

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  • The main objects that he set before himself were, firstly, the maintenance of order; secondly, the reform of local government, so as to destroy the power of the Caciques and educate the people in their privileges and responsibilities.

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  • He had looked at the empire from the colonial point of view, in a way only possible in a colonial atmosphere; and at home some of his colleagues had gone a long way, behind the scenes, to destroy one of the very factors on which the question of a practical scheme for imperial commercial federation seemed to hinge.

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  • Bismarck depended for his position solely on the confidence of the king, and the necessity for defending himself against the attempts to destroy this confidence added greatly to the suspiciousness of his nature.

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  • In autumn all horses that have been grazing should be dosed with some vermifuge to destroy the worms that are invariably present, and thus prevent colic or an unthrifty or anaemic state.

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  • The services rendered by Eugene at the time of the coup d'etat of Brumaire (1799) and during the Consulate (1799-1804) served to establish his fortunes, despite the efforts of some of the Bonapartes to destroy the influence of the Beauharnais and bring about the divorce of Josephine.

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  • Now he saw the land of his ideal destroy and ruin the land of his birth; he beheld the German no longer as a priest, but as an invader.

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  • Caustic potash and caustic soda are locally very irritating, and destroy the tissues, but lose this quality when combined with acids as in the case of their carbonates, bicarbonates and borax.

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  • The nature of these antitoxic substances is not definitely known, but they combine with and destroy the poisons.

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  • Parasiticides or anti-parasitics destroy parasites; the terms are usually restricted to those acting on skinparasites as contrasted with intestinal ones.

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  • But a moment's examination of the sculptures is enough to destroy this hypothesis.

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  • He defends them against Zeus, who, in accordance with a widely diffused mythical theory, desires to destroy the human race and supplant them by a new and better species, or who simply revenges a trick in which men get the better of him.

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  • The Grey God will destroy us all, brother.

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  • Some sort of immortal creatures called Guardians are trying to destroy humanity.

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  • Did he really destroy Anshan?

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  • If they are unable to destroy him, they will assign soldiers to shadow his every move to prevent him from creating more vampires.

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  • The Exemplars destroy all his vampires...

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  • He dropped to the ground, unable to stabilize the raging power within him or release it to destroy everything around him as he planned.

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  • She would face that fear — ferret it out and destroy it.

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  • Your king wishes to destroy Tiyan.

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  • Speedferries will, in addition, have an absolute discretion to jettison, land, destroy or render innocuous any goods such as those described above.

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  • Apparently when they came to the Basilica in Bethlehem they refused to destroy it because of a mosaic depicting the adoration of the Magi.

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  • Curie Temperature The temperature above which thermal agitation is sufficient to randomize the orientation of magnetic grains & destroy any previous common alignment.

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  • The air defenses fail to destroy a single enemy aircraft.

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  • The peas had passed this test. ¦ Cooking GM food will not necessarily destroy allergens.

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  • And I will strike down upon thee with great vengeance and furious anger those who attempt to poison and destroy my brothers.

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  • These enable any pilot, however inexperienced, to destroy the asteroids threatening the mining bases.

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  • Hard kill means will damage or destroy the target system, and are thus a means of inflicting attrition.

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  • An involuntary bailee must not wrongfully dispose of the chattels or take any positive steps to damage or destroy them.

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  • It must be rejected - it will destroy the collegiality upon which our profession depends.

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  • Pallot J ' Did the Stolypin Land Reform destroy the peasant commune?

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  • He has in the past tried to destroy English cricket by writing a poorly thought out report on the future of English cricket.

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  • A few days later, when he discovered the deception, he was ready to destroy the lot of them.

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  • If they want to follow these demigods, this will destroy them, their parents and future generations.

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  • She showed violent displeasure against our baptized Quaker, saying, " God had showed her, he would destroy all outward things.

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  • It simply cannot overcome the selfish desires of its own citizens, even when those desires threaten to destroy the whole king- Dom.

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  • Through thine intercessions thou dost destroy the snares of our enemies.

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  • The most intelligent military can destroy the enmity within the enemy Maharishi explained the logic of prevention.

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  • No; the great freethinker, with his genuine ability and honesty, does not in practice destroy Christianity.

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  • It would destroy the concept of the Union if member states could go off on legislative frolics of their own.

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  • These cells start to destroy other cells, treating them like invading germs rather than part of the body.

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  • Allow to thoroughly dry - this will also help to destroy any germs left behind by the flood.

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  • The only way to destroy a tank is to throw a frag grenade into the gunner's hatch.

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  • Some studies show that HIV makes hep C destroy the liver faster than it does in people who have hep C alone.

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  • An atomic holocaust can begin which will destroy a lot.

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  • In fact, they were plans to destroy it and unleash the imprisoned demonic hordes on Shannara itself.

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  • In autoimmune hypothyroidism, antibodies destroy thyroid gland cells preventing the gland from being able to release normal amounts of thyroid hormones.

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  • Even today calving icebergs plowing across the seafloor destroy everything in their path.

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  • The old rabbi was asked why God didn't just destroy all idols instead of merely telling people not to worship them.

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  • But the Tomb you've gotta destroy seems impregnable.

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  • The Moslem objective seems to be simply to destroy the infidel.

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  • Calder failed miserably to destroy the French, nor even inflict very serious damage on them.

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  • To destroy it for money, a simple number with no intrinsic value, is an act of collective insanity.

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  • Na + and ca 2+ ions can destroy the low density structuring in a cooperative manner.

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  • Quot said Jim into the charter eigsti with the to destroy the.

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  • Campaigners claim the houses will destroy the local environment, damage the welsh language.

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  • The threat we face today is that of religious fundamentalist lunatics who want to either control the whole world or destroy it.

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  • Tears, nasal secretions and tissue fluids contain lysozymes which destroy invading ' foreign ' material.

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  • Cast your spells of attack or protection and destroy the other mages to become a master of magic.

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  • The lungs ' defense cells attempt to destroy the asbestos particles, but the body's defense mechanisms are unable to break them down.

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  • He set out to find dyes that would destroy other infectious microbes within the body.

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  • Some white blood cells can produce special chemicals called antibodies that destroy microorganisms.

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  • And we must not mishandle issues of secondary significance in such a way that we destroy the unity that God has created.

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  • This does not help the racing engine, that might destroy a viscosity modifier in minutes of high speed running.

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  • It may be just in bits and pieces, a squeeze of the railroad which will sap morale and destroy its potential.

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  • When large multiples are brought into small areas, they often destroy what we are trying to create.

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  • Monoclonal antibodies used as a treatment may for example destroy the blood cells that are causing myositis.

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  • The combs 33 teeth remove and destroy even the very smallest nits without pulling, cutting or hurting the hair.

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  • The main reason for this is that any disclosure of the invention may destroy novelty and hence render the invention non-patentable.

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  • Indian farmers were often forced to destroy other crops in order to grow opium for the company the Indian cotton industry suffered badly.

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  • Such drugs rapidly destroy the pool of infecting organisms.

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  • The Vatican tends to resist such overtures, on the basis that a subsequent explanation in medical terms could destroy all notion of miracles.

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  • Filters that are in working order catch paper dust and destroy ozone.

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  • Maybe if Team Rocket got enough together they could destroy the ozone layer and finally do something evil.

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  • Provided the rendering is carried out in a satisfactory manner at sufficiently high temperature to destroy all pathogens then it becomes less objectionable.

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  • Rarely, patients are affected by conditions that destroy the pituitary.

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  • They sought to destroy the French Protestants or the French Huguenots.

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  • It threatens to destroy this government's reputation for economic prudence.

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  • Researchers used the technique to destroy a section of liver tissue in anesthetized rats.

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  • Yes, sometimes each extra kilo may destroy individual's self- reliance.

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  • The burning pain now running rife could surely soon destroy our life.

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  • They destroy our souls by removing us from our soul's only rightful source.

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  • The DESTROY method for each driver should implicitly call rollback to undo any uncommitted changes.

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  • We cannot at once keep sacred the miracle of existence and hold sacrosanct the capacity to destroy it.

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  • There are enough whores around, he reasons why do I want to destroy this sanctuary?

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  • You must use your mystical winged scarab to shoot magical spheres and destroy the approaching colored spheres by making matches of three or more.

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  • I have known cases where officers have asked forensic scientists to destroy evidence.

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  • But shame can destroy a person's self-worth if left unattended.

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  • From that snake a poisonous snake will be born, a fiery serpent to destroy you!

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  • Therefore the only effectual way to destroy slugs is to sow lime, in dust, and not slaked.

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  • In the process, the French managed to destroy forests and other natural resources, and the result was a disastrous economic slump.

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  • Rather than having allowed her experiences to destroy her, her pain has become a spearhead for change.

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  • Gradually over the years the powerful establishment propaganda machine has managed to destroy the word spiritualism.

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  • It will also destroy fungi spores giving freedom from rust.

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  • Marching his legions west to destroy the Druid strongholds, the Roman governor has left the cities of eastern Britain wide open.

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  • If you have a really tatty castle destroy it!

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  • Well, Brown weaves them into a modern-day suspense thriller about attempts to discover or destroy evidence of our " true " history.

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  • Be not righteous overmuch; neither make thyself over wise; why shouldst thou destroy thyself?

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  • Methods to deter and destroy vampires also vary greatly.

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  • Some now began to undress, and three of them stripped naked to look over their clothes to destroy the vermin.

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  • It is possible to buy over the counter products to treat verrucas, which slowly destroy the thickened skin.

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  • In the latest test, to destroy a dummy warhead fired from Alaska, the interception missile never even got off the ground.

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  • If this scheme goes ahead it will destroy the character of the most historic section of the Leeds city center waterfront.

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  • What if his successor refused to tread in his father's footsteps or, still worse, tried to destroy his father's work?

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  • Cabot had urged the feasibility of opening an easier channel for trade with the interior of Peru through the river Plate and its tributaries, than that by way of the West Indies and Panama; and now that his views were able to be realized, the interests of the merchants of Seville and of Lima, who had secured a monopoly of the trade by the route of the isthmus, were allowed to destroy the threatened rivalry of that by the river Plate.

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  • As he maintains that probability may and ought to be our guide in life, he is content with proving in the first chapter of the Analogy that " a future life is probable from similar changes (as death) already undergone in ourselves and in others, and from our present powers, which are likely to continue unless death destroy them."

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  • The imagination that death will destroy these powers is unfounded, because (1) " this supposes we are compounded, and so discerptible, but the contrary is probable " on metaphysical grounds (the indivisibility of the subject in which consciousness as indivisible inheres, and its distinction from the body) and also experimental (the persistence of the living being in spite of changes in the body or even losses of parts of the body); (2) this also assumes that " our present living powers of reflection " must be affected in the same way by death " as those of sensation," but this is disproved by their relative independence even in this life; (3) " even the suspension of our present powers of reflection " is not involved in " the idea of death, which is simply dissolution of the body," and which may even " be like birth, a continuation and perfecting of our powers."

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  • Taxes are not sufficiently proportioned to what the land may reasonably be expected to produce, nor sufficient allowance made for the exceptional conditions of a southern climate, in which a few hours bad weather may destroy a whole crop. The Italian agriculturist has come to look (and often in vain) for action on a large scale from the state, for irrigation, drainage of uncultivated low-lying land, which may be made fertile, river regulation, &c.; while to the small proprietor the state often appears only as a hard and inconsiderate tax-gatherer.

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  • Unfortunately the spread of cultivation is fatal to these oases (they are often called " islands " by the inhabitants); the axe and the plough ruthlessly destroy them.

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  • They occupy and destroy the red corpuscles, converting the haemoglobin into melanin; they multiply in the blood by sporulation, and produce accessions of fever by the liberation of a toxin at the time of sporulation (Ross).

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  • Webster, supported by William Pinkney and William Wirt, argued in February 1819, (I) that the power to establish a bank was to be implied from the general power given to Congress to administer the financial affairs of the nation, and was a means of administering the finances which was appropriate and within the discretion of Congress; (2) that "the power to tax is the power to destroy," and that a state had not the constitutional power to impose a tax upon any instrumentality of the government of the United States.

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  • But place the crushed fruit or the wounded animal under conditions which preclude the presence or destroy the life of the germ, and again no change takes place; the grape juice remains sweet and the wound clean.

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  • Not only does exposure to heat sufficient to coagulate protein matter destroy life, by demolishing Life con- the molecular structure upon which life depends; but ditioned all vital activity, all phenomena of nutritive growth, by tern' movement and reproduction are possible only be- perature.

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  • In many low organisms, such as the spores of bacteria, the thick, non-conducting wall may preserve the living protoplasm from subjection to external temperatures below freezing point, or above boiling point, but all the evidence goes to show that applications of such cold or heat, if prolonged or arranged so as to penetrate to the living matter, destroy life.

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  • With proper support from Bavaria the Hanoverians could perhaps have escaped intact; but the Bavarians considered that their allies (about 20,000) were strong enough by themselves to destroy whichever of the converging Prussian columns tried to bar their way, and actually the Hanoverian general v.

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  • A fresh epoch was, however, inaugurated by Ergamenes, a contemporary of Ptolemy Philadelphus, who is said to have massacred the priests at Napata, and destroyed sacerdotal influence, till then so great that the king might at the priests' order be compelled to destroy himself; Diodorus attributes this measure to Ergamenes' acquaintance with Greek culture, which he introduced into his country.

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  • He would rather die, he exclaimed, or become the slave of Russia, than not destroy his rebellious vassal.

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  • The venom is destroyed by reagents which precipitate prdteids in an insoluble form, or which destroy them, e.g.

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  • One is to kill the phylloxera itself; another, to destroy it along with the infected vines, and plant fresh and healthy plants; the third, to adapt the secular therapeutics of nature, and to introduce American vines which a long acquaintance with the phylloxera has made immune of its ravages.

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  • When the sepulchral chamber was opened in 1873 by Bauchetet, a French engineer officer, clear evidence was found that at some remote period the tomb had been rifled and an attempt made to destroy it by fire.

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  • It is probable that one explanation - namely, that of protection - covers all cases of ant-mimicry; and this explanation lies in all probability in the immunity from the attacks of most insectivorous enemies that ants enjoy, and especially from predaceous wasps of the family Pompilidae which annually destroy thousands upon thousands of spiders to feed their larvae; and since more than one observer has testified to the fear and abhorrence these wasps have of ants, it is needless to look farther for the benefit ant-mimicry is to spiders.

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  • Crude bauxite is ground, lightly calcined to destroy organic matter, and agitated under a pressure of 70 or 80 lb per sq.

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  • To destroy the red spider, syringe the plants copiously at night, and splash the paths with water.

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  • Horace Greeley having addressed a public letter to him complaining of "the policy you seem to be pursuing with regard to the slaves of the rebels," the president replied on the 22nd of August, saying, "My paramount object is to save the Union, and not either to save or destroy slavery.

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  • The scheme alarmed the Coalition, which saw that universal suffrage might destroy not only the hegemony of the Magyar nobility and gentry in whose hands political power was concentrated, but might, by admitting the non-Magyars to political equality with the Magyars, undermine the supremacy of the Magyar race itself.

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