Direction Sentence Examples

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  • She faced the direction from which she'd come.

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  • Isn't this the direction technology inevitably is heading?

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  • A faint pulse of life came from the direction of the gym.

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  • But I take direction from upstairs.

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  • Are we moving in the direction of the solution now?

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  • The police sometimes don't even hear the entire tip... just enough to lead them in the right direction, and find the person.

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  • I was just able to turn in the other direction and be gone.

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  • They came from the same direction as the phone.

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  • Howie continued to look to us for direction while remaining adamant we exclude so much as mention of what we were doing to anyone outside our group.

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  • He needed direction to brush his teeth and was perfectly willing to accept it.

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  • She turned in my direction.

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  • Harmony met him in the woods, coming from the direction of the palace.

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  • His head flew off in one direction while his body dropped.

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  • Sheriff Fitzgerald hardly gave Dean enough time to exit his vehicle before tearing off up the street in the direction of the mountain road.

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  • If you could point me in the right direction, I'll be on my way.

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  • The horse lifted its head and nickered in the direction of the path.

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  • Any idea why the currents run the direction they do in the lake?

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  • Rostov rode in the direction pointed out to him, in which he saw turrets and a church.

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  • Every step must be in the right direction.

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  • Everyone was supposed to ride out in a different direction, but Bordeaux never left her side.

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  • We caught two intersection videos of the van traveling in the direction of route 154.

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  • He didn't want to tread in that direction, so he changed the subject.

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  • Instincts took her in the direction of the stream, and she reached the top of a shallow ravine in whose valley the stream flowed.

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  • The esaul looked in the direction Denisov indicated.

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  • Maybe I can put you in the right direction.

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  • It gave her no real direction as to where to go.

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  • She twisted her head to see the jumbled outlines of the small army of vamps running toward them from the direction of the burning mountain.

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  • I asked, pointing in the direction from which the heat came.

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  • Rostov spurred his horse, called to Sergeant Fedchenko and two other hussars, told them to follow him, and trotted downhill in the direction from which the shouting came.

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  • He saw over the mist that in a hollow between two hills near the village of Pratzen, the Russian columns, their bayonets glittering, were moving continuously in one direction toward the valley and disappearing one after another into the mist.

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  • The marshals and generals, who were nearer to the field of battle but, like Napoleon, did not take part in the actual fighting and only occasionally went within musket range, made their own arrangements without asking Napoleon and issued orders where and in what direction to fire and where cavalry should gallop and infantry should run.

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  • But whether Helen stays at home or makes visits in other parts of the country, her education is always under the immediate direction and exclusive control of her teacher.

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  • That was probably why Bordeaux had instructed each of them to take a separate direction.

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  • There are tests I could conduct that would give us direction and maybe some answers but he refuses to even discuss them.

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  • We're just pointing the police in a direction.

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  • She twisted to face the direction from which it had come, expecting to see Gabriel.  Nothing was there.  The jungle around her fell suddenly still, and the possessed branches stopped in place, as if watching her.

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  • Not once did he look in their direction.

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  • She looked to Howie before answering, as if looking for direction.

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  • He's sought out anyone he thinks might lead him in the right direction.

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  • She rubbed her head and glared at him, watching as he followed his father in the direction where both sky and sea darkened into blackness.

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  • It's ten miles from nowhere, in every direction.

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  • It was still light enough to see across the gorge when an opening in the trees allowed, but the long swing to the far end of valley was away from the direction the vehicle had driven and blocked from sight by the curve of the canyon.

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  • Dean motioned toward Lydia's direction.

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  • I'm not even sure now the siren came from the same direction.

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  • Maybe we're aging this skeleton in the wrong direction.

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  • For the first time since taking over the underworld, he had a small semblance of direction.

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  • The round tub was luxurious, and her thoughts turned a different direction.

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  • I set up the chain of events millennia ago and knew if I could push her enough in one direction, she'd go peacefully over the edge, he said.

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  • The cry startled those around her, and she glanced back at the kid, who stared in her direction.

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  • He led her toward Jared's direction.

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  • Jared.s senses were more acute than his, and he turned to face the direction of the castle.

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  • It was after his adrenaline tapered off that he smelled blood, and he trotted down a path in the direction of the scent.

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  • He returned to the castle, stopping at the sound of commotion from the direction of the forest before he reached the entrance.

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  • The sounds of fighting from the direction of the castle made Jade sweat.

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  • Tensing, Jade turned to face the direction of the demon.s voice.

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  • Katie moved quickly in the direction she indicated and found a line in front of the guestbook as Immortals wrote their names.

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  • Her attention turned to a different direction, the way they.d come from the beach.

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  • She heard footsteps from the direction of the conference room and offered a smile as Ne'Rin rounded the corner.

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  • Nishani glanced in the direction he indicated and returned a wary gaze to him.

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  • He grabbed her arm, pulling her in another direction.

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  • The animal started to move again, this time in her direction.

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  • His hands might be soft, but he was capable of dealing with whatever came in his direction.

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  • I'd not remembered that tidbit when Jackson first questioned me, but even now, I was reluctant to move his inquiry in that direction.

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  • Instead, he continued in another direction.

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  • My high speed was spotted by a patrol car coming in the opposite direction.

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  • I grasped a large hammer in my hand while Molly cowered in a corner at my direction.

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  • Assistance might come from their direction, but any favor from the Council would cost him dearly in another way.

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  • Several more warriors stood at intersections like gargoyles, moving only to point in the direction she needed to go.

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  • The men around her moved silently into every direction, and Mansr lifted his chin in a silent command for her to go.

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  • She stumbled in the direction he pushed her, horrified.

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  • She looked in the direction where orange and red lights had bloomed earlier.

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  • Just as they had reversed their direction, Edith Shipton passed them, driving down the mountain, not speeding but too fast by Dean's conservative standards.

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  • I ain't even gonna point her in the right direction to the library, much less do her work for her.

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  • Unfortunately, most of the motels that remained open in the winter season were located in that direction.

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  • We have no idea which direction they headed.

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  • She checked the first stall to see if more hay was needed and called instructions without looking in his direction.

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  • From the corner of her eye she saw Katie give Alex a poisonous look, but Carmen walked out without looking in his direction.

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  • A dark form moved at the edge of the tree line and when she shined the flashlight in that direction, the light reflected off more than one pair of eyes.

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  • The forms were getting braver, darting out from the trees and then retreating when she flashed the light in that direction.

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  • She grabbed the pitchfork and poked it in his direction, screaming as she did so.

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  • It got hung up on a stump and she had to yank from another direction to dislodge it.

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  • Lana's gaze lingered in its direction, her heart quickening.

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  • She waited for some assurance or direction.

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  • His eyes took in their surroundings as more flares went up, this time only a street away in each direction.

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  • Brady turned in the direction indicated and yanked open the door to a dark room with a glowing red floor.

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  • The general's stride quickened as he exited the medical facilities towards the direction both women had gone.

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  • She plugged her ears, watching as the missiles distracted the men into one direction while the laser strike knocked them dead.

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  • The scent of burnt metal and flesh soon followed, then chaos as Elise and Dan moved away from her, each going in the opposite direction under the cover of smoke.

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  • Another man dropped, this time from Dan's direction.

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  • She heard the sounds of a physical scuffle and another shot from Dan's direction.

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  • Another snap of branches from a different direction.  Katie whirled in time to see the shadow of someone – or something – disappearing behind a thick tree.

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  • He hauled her up with a glance in the direction she indicated.

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  • This time, it faced her and pointed into another direction.  It beckoned for her to follow and turned around, starting off in the direction he indicated.

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  • Katie heard Deidre's footsteps stop abruptly and turned around.  The woman was facing the opposite direction.

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  • Death didn't come.  Darkness fell, and Rhyn waited.  He paced and stretched, imagining there would be some kind of a struggle.  At long last, he forced himself to admit she wasn't coming.  No one could've overlooked the blow he dealt her underworld.  The trees all around them had died off with a tear forming in the earth that led in the direction of the palace.

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  • Norfolk wants to clean this up and they're looking for direction on which way to lean.

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  • A stack of file folders was neatly arranged on one side, while a half-dozen pens, all facing in the same direction, were perfectly centered on the desk blotter.

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  • He circled the block, approached from the other direction, and parked up the block.

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  • I don't know if she can help very much but she may be able to steer you in the right direction.

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  • If it were me, I'd go in the opposite direction.

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  • The chemical smell suggested they were going in the right direction.

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  • Dean lifted her in his arms and slowly picked his way up the beach in the direction from which he'd come, half staggering through the soft sand.

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  • There were two occupants and the driver had glanced in his direction before turning away.

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  • I got 'em going in the right direction now.

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  • That was the direction he was headed.

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  • Let's say he pointed us in the right direction.

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  • Dean adjusted his position slightly, leaning in the direction of the door.

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  • Finally there had been direction in her life that had nothing to do with money - animals that had nothing to do with food on the table.

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  • At least they were going in the same direction now.

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  • Princess stopped, staring in the same direction.

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  • One step in her direction, and that was all she needed.

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  • Xander's gaze settled on her as he emerged from the direction of his room.

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  • The first step taken in this direction was in 1900 when a law was passed which laid down that the colonies were to provide for their own civil expenditure.

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  • In 1907-8 the Canaanite Jericho was excavated under the direction of Prof. Sellin of Vienna.

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  • Another closely connected problem is that of locating or ascertaining the direction of the sending station.

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  • With increase of speeds this matter has become important as an element of comfort in passenger traffic. As a first approximation, the centre-line of a railway may be plotted out as a number of portions of circles, with intervening straight tangents connecting them, when the abruptness of the changes of direction will depend on the radii of the circular portions.

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  • They are nearly always placed transversely, across the direction of the lines, the longitudinal position such as was adopted in connexion with the broad gauge on the Great Western in England having been abandoned except in special cases.

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  • At stations the points that give access to sidings are generally arranged as trailing points with respect to the direction of traffic on the main lines; that is, trains cannot pass direct into sidings, but have to stop and then run backwards into them.

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  • At double-line junctions trains passing over the diamond crossings evidently block traffic going in the opposite direction to that in which they are travelling.

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  • The position of the main buildings - ticket offices, waiting and refreshment-rooms, parcels offices, &c. - relative to the direction of the lines of rails may be used as a means of classifying terminal stations.

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  • The first great fact to be noticed is that the planets revolve around the sun in the same direction.

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  • We have thus grounds for believing that the original nebula will separate into a series of rings all revolving in the same direction with a central nebulous mass in the interior.

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  • In this way we account most simply for the uniformity in the direction in which the planets revolve, and for the mutual proximity of the planes in which their orbits are contained.

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  • He was summoned from his seclusion in 1871 to become the first holder of the newly founded professorship of Experimental Physics in Cambridge; and it was under his direction that the plans of the Cavendish Laboratory were prepared.

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  • It is connected by the Zederik and Merwede canals with Amsterdam, and steamers ply hence in every direction.

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  • Since the outbreak in May 1896 the Greek government had loyally co-operated with the powers in their efforts for the pacification of the island, but towards the close of the year a secret society known as the Ethnike Hetaeria began to arrogate to itself the direction of Greek foreign policy.

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  • There are four formations of Cretaceous strata in Mississippi, defined by lines having the same general direction as the one just described.

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  • The first steps were taken in that direction just after the close of the proprietary period in 1729, but the work was not completed until 1815.1 The first permanent English colony in North Carolina was established at Albemarle on the Chowan river about 1660 by people from Virginia.

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  • The first influence of Boehme was in the direction of an obscure religious mysticism.

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  • The general inclination of the country is towards the north, in which direction most of the streams of the state flow, while others, passing through the Vindhya ranges, flow to the Nerbudda.

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  • The object of these movements will be appreciated when it is remembered that, if the pollen-masses retained the original direction they had in the anther in which they were formed, they would, when transported by the insect to another flower, merely come in contact with the anther of that flower, where of course they would be of no use; but, owing to the divergences and flexions above alluded to, the pollen-masses come to be so placed that, when transplanted to another flower of the same species, they come in contact with the stigma and so effect the fertilization of that flower.

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  • There are, it is true, mountain ranges which are formed of folded beds; but in many cases the direction of the chains is different from that of the folds, so that the ranges must owe their elevation to other causes; and the folds, moreover, are of ancient date, for the most part Archaean or Palaeozoic. The configuration of the region is largely due to faulting, trough-like or tray-like depressions being formed, and the intervening strips, which have not been depressed, standing up as mountain ridges.

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  • In the winter similar consequences ensue, in a negative direction, from the prolonged loss of heat by radiation in the long and clear nights - an effect which is intensified wherever the surface is covered with snow, or the air little charged with vapour.

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  • The cyclones of the Bay of Bengal appear to originate over the Andaman and Nicobar islands, and are commonly propagated in a north-westward direction, striking the east coast of the Indian peninsula at various points, and then often advancing with an easterly tendency over the land, and passing with extreme violence across the delta of the Ganges.

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  • But they were absorbed by the direction of military and political combinations, and by intrigues for the preservation of their own power; and, even allowing for all this, they failed to evince the civil capacity which might have been anticipated.

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  • But the main axis of the transverse upheavals would appear to be continued in a north-eastern direction in the Andi and other parallel ranges of Daghestan, as stated under Caucasus.

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  • But some change in this direction is necessary both in the interests of the science itself and of its practical utility.

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  • Under their direction steady advance was made on the side which Bonaparte saw to be all important; a sortie of part of the British, Spanish and Neapolitan forces on the 30th of November was beaten back with loss, General O'Hara, their commander, being severely wounded and taken prisoner.

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  • The promulgation of the Concordat (18th of April 1802) and the institution of what was in all but name a state religion tended strongly in the same direction, the authority of the priests being generally used in support of the man to whom Chateaubriand applied the epithet "restorer of the altars."

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  • He promoted the union of the Greek and Latin Churches as far as possible, but his efforts in this direction bore no permanent fruit.

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  • It is obvious that the final moral ideal is not realized in any body of civic institutions actually existing, but the same analysis which demonstrates this deficiency points out the direction which a true development will take.

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  • The explanation has to be sought in another direction.

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  • His natural parts were excellent; and a strong bias in the direction of abstract thought, and mathematics in particular, was noticeable at an early date.

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  • Great as were the services of Buffon to ornithology in one direction, those of a wholly different kind rendered by John m.

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  • Macleay indeed never pretended to a high position in this branch of science, his tastes lying in the direction of Entomology; but few of their countrymen knew more of birds than did Swainson and Vigors; and, while the latter, as editor for many years of the Zoological Journal, and the first secretary of the Zoological Society, has especial claims to the regard of all zoologists, so the former's indefatigable pursuit of Natural History, and conscientious labour in its behalf-among other ways by means of his graceful pencil-deserve to be remembered as a set-off against the injury he unwittingly caused.

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  • Still De Blainville made some advance in a right direction, as for instance by elevating the parrots' and the pigeons as " Ordres," equal in rank to that of the birds of prey and some others.

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  • Consequently his labours had attained to a certain degree of completeness in this direction, and it may therefore be expedient here to name the different groups which he thus thought himself entitled to consider established.

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  • Considering the extent of their materials, which was limited to the bodies of such animals as they could obtain from dealers and the several menageries that then existed in or near London, the progress made in what has since proved to be the right direction is very wonderful.

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  • The sternum has no keel, and ossifies from lateral and paired centres only; the axes of the scapula and cora.coid have the same general direction; certain of the cranial bones have characters very unlike those possessed by the next order - the vomer, for example, being broad posteriorly and generally intervening between the basisphenoidal rostrum and the palatals and pterygoids; the barbs of the feathers are disconnected; there is no syrinx or inferior larynx; and the diaphragm is better developed than in other birds.'

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  • The result is that the plain is being gradually extended in an easterly direction, and cities like Ravenna, Adria and Aquileia, which were once seaports, lie now many miles inland.

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  • As at the Malamocco entrance so at the Lido, two moles were run out in a south-westerly direction; the westerly is about 2 m., the easterly about 3 m.

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  • This expansion of the trade of Venice resulted in the rapid development of the wealthier classes, with a growing tendency to draw together for the purpose of securing to themselves the entire direction of Venetian politics in order to dominate Venetian commerce.

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  • To secure for themselves the command of trade the leading commercial families resolved to erect themselves into a close gild, which should have in its hands the sole direction of the business concern, the exploitation of the East.

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  • Another consideration drove her in the same direction.

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  • These had an infinitely wider renown in their day, but modern criticism has restored the balance in his favour, and is even in danger of erring in the opposite direction.

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  • In the same direction the government is traversed by two ranges of hills separated by the Bug, ramifications of the Avratynsk heights.

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  • He also devoted considerable attention to the German languages, and his researches in this direction attracted the favourable notice of Leibnitz.

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  • Therefore mackerel generally swim in a straightforward direction, deviating sidewards only when compelled, and rarely turning about in the same spot.

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  • The probable reason for the wall-lines being concentric is that lines passing over the radii as nearly as possible at right angles are the shortest that can be laid on; they therefore use up a smaller quantity of silk and take a shorter time to spin than threads crossing the radii in any other direction; and at the same time they afford them the greatest possible support compatible with delicacy and strength of construction.

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  • This is effected by the so-called habit of "ballooning" practised by very young spiders, which float through the air, often at great altitudes, in the direction of the prevalent winds.

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  • Efforts have been made in the same direction in Egypt, West Africa, &c.

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  • The explanation of this change in the direction of indices of steadiness cannot be proved to consist in any peculiarity in the supplies of recent years.

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  • A system of parallel ranges of mountains, culminating in the Chinese Chang pai Shan, " the long white mountains," on the Korean frontier, runs in a north-easterly direction from the shores of the Gulf of Liao-tung.

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  • Of these the Sungari, which is the largest, rises on the northern slopes of the Chang pai Shan range, and runs in a north-westerly direction to its junction with the Nonni, from which point it turns north-east until it empties itself into the Amur.

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  • Next in importance to these rivers are the Liao and Ya-lu, the former of which rises in Mongolia, and after running in an easterly direction for about 400 m.

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  • He was a strong Lutheran and exercised a powerful influence in that direction as court preacher in Dresden and as president of the Protestant consistory at Munich.

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  • These slight differences in level, however, are found to have a most powerful effect in the direction already mentioned.

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  • As such a novum salutis genus, the Crusades connect themselves with the history of the penitentiary system; as the foreign policy of the Church they belong to that clerical purification and direction of feudal society and its instincts, which appears in the institution of "God's Truce" and in chivalry itself.

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  • The main army turned to the N.E., in the direction of Caesarea (in order to bring itself into touch with the Armenian princes of this district), and then marched southward again to Antioch.

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  • Conrad, related by marriage to Manuel, decided in favour of the land route, which Manuel desired because it brought the Crusade more under his direction, and because, if the route by sea were followed, Roger of Sicily might be able to divert the crusading ships against Constantinople.

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  • The history of the Fourth Crusade is a history of the predominance of the lay motive, of the attempt of the papacy to escape from that predominance, and to establish its old direction of the Crusade, and of the complete failure of its attempt.

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  • Like the First Crusade, the Fourth Crusade also - in its personnel, but not its direction - was a French enterprise; and its leading members were French feudatories like Theobald of Champagne (who was chosen leader of the Crusade), Baldwin of Flanders (the future emperor of Constantinople), and the count of Blois.

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  • In every direction can be seen luxuriant valleys through which rivers thread their silvery way, wild chasms, magnificent waterfalls - that of Maletsunyane has an unbroken leap of over 600 f t.

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  • The Territory is administered, under the direction of the governor, by a resident commissioner, who is also the chief judicial officer.

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  • The blood fluid does not flow in any definite direction; its movements are largely influenced by those of the muscular body-wall.

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  • The change in seriousness of purpose between the Eclogues and the Georgics of Virgil was in a great measure the result of the direction given by the statesman to the poet's genius.

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  • The coil is so situated that, in its zero position when no current is passing through it, the plane of the coil is parallel to the direction of the lines of force of the field.

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  • If there be two parallel wires through which currents are passing, then these wires are drawn together if the currents are in the same direction and pressed apart if they are in opposite directions.

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  • If a current is passed through the fixed coil and movable coil in series with one another, the movable coil tends to displace itself so as to bring the axes of the coils, which are normally at right angles, more into the same direction.

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  • The Florida Keys, a chain of islands extending in a general south-westerly direction from Biscayne Bay, are included in the state boundaries, and the city of Key West, on an island of the same name, is the seat of justice of Monroe county.

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  • Maclaurin was the first to introduce into mechanics, in this discussion, the important conception of surfaces of level; namely, surfaces at each of whose points the total force acts in the normal direction.

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  • For the greater part of its course it flows in a south-westerly direction, but near Pertuis gradually bends N.W.

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  • The missionary movement which until his day had been almost independent of control, largely carried on by schismatic Irish monks, was brought under the direction of Rome.

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  • Physically Moravia may be described as a mountainous plateau sloping from north to south, just in the opposite direction of the adjoining Bohemia plateau, which descends from south to north, and bordered on three sides by mountain ranges.

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  • The reservoir is supplied by a conduit of 6th-century tiles connected with an early stone aqueduct, the course of which is traceable beneath the Dionysiac theatre and the royal garden in the direction of the Upper Ilissus.

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  • The walls of the city, now built under the direction of Themistocles, embraced a larger area than the previous circuit, with which they seem to have coincided at the Dipylon Gate on the north-west where the Sacred Way to Eleusis was joined by the principal carriage route to the Peiraeus and the roads to the Academy and Colonus.

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  • Here a series of excavations, carried out by the British School in 1896-1897 under the direction of Cecil Smith, revealed the foundations of an extensive Greek building, the outlines of which correspond with those of a gymnasium; it possessed a large bath or cistern, and was flanked on two sides by water-courses.

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  • The French Ecole d'Athenes, founded in 1846, is under the scientific direction of the Academie des Inscriptions et Belleslettres.

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  • Another danger may come when minuteness of direction takes away the wholesome sense of responsibility.

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  • Labour questions were entrusted to a separate department, the Direction du Travail, and the pension and insurance office was also raised to the status of a "direction."

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  • As in his active career he had wrought organic changes in the ordering, direction and control of fleets, so by his historic studies, pursued after his retirement, he helped greatly to effect, if he did not exclusively initiate, an equally momentous change in the popular, and even the professional, way of regarding sea-power and its conditions.

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  • Owing to the precipitous character of the east coast few rivers of any size find their way to the sea in that direction.

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  • On his return to Russia he was created a boyar of the first class and entrusted with the direction of the foreign office, with the title of "Guardian of the great Tsarish Seal and Director of the great Imperial Offices."

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  • The first step in this direction was effected by the co-ordination of Gay Lussac's observations on the combining volumes of gases.

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  • Examination of the absorption spectra of coloured compounds shows that certain groupings displace the absorption bands in one direction, and other groupings in the other.

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  • It may be generally inferred that an increase in molecular weight is accompanied by a change in colour in the direction of the violet.

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  • We have already seen that temperature and pressure exercise considerable influence in this direction.

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  • Lehmann and (2) polymorphs in which the transformation proceeds in one direction only - termed " monotropic."

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  • Many instances have been recorded where substitution has effected a deformation in one particular direction, the crystals of homologous compounds often exhibiting the same angles between faces situated in certain zones.

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  • The hydroxyl group also resembles the methyl group in its morphotropic effects, producing, in many cases, no change in symmetry but a dimensional increase in one direction.

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  • A similar change, in one direction only, characterizes benzoic acid and salicylic acid.

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  • Lohengrin was, in fact, produced at Weimar under Liszt's direction on the 28th of August 1850.

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  • Magnificent preparations were made; it was rehearsed 164 times, 14 times with the full orchestra; and the scenery and dresses were placed entirely under the composer's direction.

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  • Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg, first sketched in 1845, was completed in 1867 and first performed at Munich under the direction of Hans von Billow on the 21st of June 1868.

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  • The district as a whole is grooved by a main depression, running from north to south along the valleys of St John, Thirlmere, Grasmere and Windermere, surmounting a pass (Dunmail Raise) of only 783 ft.; while a secondary depression, in the same direction, runs along Derwentwater, Borrowdale, Wasdale and Wastwater, but here Sty Head Pass, between Borrowdale and Wasdale, rises to 1600 ft.

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  • One has hitherto supposed that he was related to the Mediterraneans, the race to which the Bronze Age Greeks and Italians belonged; but this supposed connexion may well break down in the matter of skull form, as the Hittite skull, like that of the modern Anatolian, probably inclined to be brachycephalic. whereas that of the Mediterranean inclined in the other direction, And now the Bohemian Assyriologist Prof. Hrozny has brought forward evidence s that the cuneiform script adopted by the Hittites from the Mesopotamians expressed an Indo-European tongue, nearly akin to Latin!

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  • In Greek, where I is the twentieth letter of the alphabet, or, if the merely numerical and p are excluded, the eighteenth, another form 1 or S according to the direction of the writing is also widespread.

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  • It projects horizontally forwards from the head in the form of a cylindrical or slightly tapering, pointed tusk, composed of ivory, with a central cavity reaching almost to the apex, without enamel, and with the surface marked by spiral grooves and ridges, running in a sinistral direction.

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  • Occasionally both left and right tusks are developed, in which case the direction of the grooves is the same in both.

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  • Thus Pizigano's map of 1367 extends as far east as the Gulf of Persia, whilst the Medicean map of 1356 (at Florence) is remarkable on account of a fairly correct delineation of the Caspian, the Shari river in Africa, and the correct direction given to the west coast of India, which had already been pointed out in a letter of the friar Giovanni da Montecorvino of 1252.

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  • Immediately south of the Jebel Sangeli are the comparatively fertile Jidali and Gebi districts or river valleys - the Gebi flowing east in the direction of Ras Hafun, while the Jidali has a southerly course towards the Wadi Nogal.

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  • As a rule also the catacombs had 111 more than one entrance, and frequently communicated with an arenaria or sand-quarry; so that while one entrance was carefully watched, the pursued might escape in a totally different direction by another.

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  • In each direction the country falls away in a succession of minor undulations, the summits of the ridges being occupied by the streams and bayous.

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  • As early as December 1862 the Union military government, at President Lincoln's direction, had ordered elections for Congress, and the men chosen were admitted in February 1863.

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  • The cooled gases are then led into towers where they meet a stream of water coming in the contrary direction.

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  • In a series of observations of winds about one half have been found to indicate a direction from north-east or east.

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  • Next, proceeding from this region in an easterly direction, are the Neogene freshwater formations, filling up the greatest part of the north-east of Bosnia, as also a zone of flysch intermingled with several strips of eruptive rock.

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  • Still further in the same direction is a third system at Kerlescan (Place of Burning), composed of 262 stones, which are distributed into thirteen lines, terminated by an irregular circle, and altogether extend over a distance of 1000 ft.

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  • The production of salt is also under the direction of the public debt administration.

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  • Under the deposed sultan the Civil List Administration had encroached in every direction not only on the revenues properly accruing to the state, but upon private and upon state property in most parts of the empire.

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  • It is not expected that military expenditure can be much reduced, except in the direction of supply contracts, which have been the cause in the past of iniquitous waste of means.

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  • A large and remunerative export trade in salt to India is now established, whereas formerly not one grain found its way there; the first steps in this direction were taken in 1892 when works were begun to place the great rock-salt salines of Salif, on the coast of the Red Sea, on a commercial footing.

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  • The direction of the police, formerly left to the Janissaries, was formed into a ministry, and a body of gendarmerie was instituted.

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  • Peace once restored, some attempt was made by Turkey in the direction of complying with her engagements to institute reform.

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  • The emperor was, moreover, imperfectly acquainted with the degree of preparation of his adversaries' designs, and when he dictated his preliminary orders he was still unaware of the direction that the allies' advance would assume.

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  • With horses only just recovering from an epidemic, they proved quite unequal to the task of catching the Cossacks, who swarmed round them in every direction, never accepting an engagement but compelling a constant watchfulness for which nothing in their previous experience had sufficiently prepared the French.

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  • Kutusov had been very slow in exploiting his success of the 24th and indeed had begun the pursuit in a false direction; but about the 2nd of November, headquarters of the French being at Vyazma, the Cossacks became so threatening that the emperor ordered the army to march (as in Egypt) in hollow square.

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  • Meanwhile the Russians and Prussians had concentrated all available men and were moving on an almost parallel line, but somewhat to the south of the direction taken by the French.

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  • At length becoming impatient he advanced a portion of his army towards Blucher, who fell back to draw him into a trap. Then the news reached him that Schwarzenberg was pressing down the valley of the Elbe, and, leaving Macdonald to observe Blucher, he hurried back to Bautzen to dispose his troops to cross the Bohemian mountains in the general direction of KOnigstein, a blow which must have had decisive results.

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  • About noon the 2nd of February Napoleon attacked them, but the weather was terrible, and the ground so heavy that his favourite artillery, the mainstay of his whole system of warfare, was useless and in the drifts of snow which at intervals swept across the field, the columns lost their direction and many were severely handled by the Cossacks.

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  • The general advanced guard of all arms now followed immediately behind the cavalry screen and held the enemy in position, while the remainder of the army followed at a day's march in a " bataillon carree " ready to manoeuvre in any required direction.

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  • Under the direction of Napoleon ten times as many were equipped.

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  • The two great domes above the tombs, the four lofty minarets and part of the facade of this shrine, are overlaid with gold, and from whatever direction the traveler approaches Bagdad, its glittering domes and minarets are the first objects which meet his eye.

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  • In 1751 Lars Dalager, a Danish trader, took some steps in this direction from Frederikshaab.

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  • Feilden notes as suggestive that, though the explorers have not met with this formation on the northern shores of Greenland, yet it was observed that a continuation of the direction of the known strike of the limestones of Feilden peninsula, carried over the polar area, passes through the neighbourhood of Spitsbergen, where the formation occurs, and contains certain species identical with those of the Grinnell Land rocks of this horizon.

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  • Perhaps the etymology ought to be sought in quite another direction, namely, in the likeness to Suomi.

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  • In the interval he had had the general direction of the naval side of the Greek struggle for freedom.

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  • The construction of the temple of Angkor Vat dates probably from the first half of the 12th century, and appears to have been carried out under the direction of the Brahman Divakara, who enjoyed great influence under the monarchs of this period.

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  • Four mountain chains cross the island in a west to east direction.

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  • Glacial action determined the direction and character of the rivers, made numerous swamps, and, by scouring out rock basins, damming rivers and leaving morainal hollows, determined the character and formation of the lakes, of which Minnesota has upwards of io,000, a number probably exceeding that of any other state in the Union.

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  • Hope having joined him through Avila, and magazines having been formed at Benavente, Astorga and Lugo, in case of retreat in that direction, he moved forward, and on the 13th of December approached the Douro, at and near Rueda east of Toro.

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  • But finding it impracticable to operate in that direction, he left Hill on the west side and crossed at Grenade below Toulouse (April 3).

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  • The Ark of the Law, in the Jewish synagogue, is a chest or cupboard containing the scrolls of the Torah (Pentateuch), and is placed against or in the wall in the direction of Jerusalem.

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  • There is a new general hospital at Eppendorf, outside the town on the north, built on the pavilion principle, and one of the finest structures of the kind in Europe; and at Ohlsdorf, in the same direction, a crematorium was built in 1891 in conjunction with the town cemeteries (370 acres).

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  • It flows in a south-easterly direction for 170 m., and then adheres closely to a nearly easterly course for 500 m.

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  • An enormous development of agricultural resources has taken place within the Brahmaputra basin of late years, chiefly in the direction of tea cultivation, as well as in the production of jute and silk.

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  • He pointed out that it followed that the electric forces did not cause the interchanges between the opposite parts of the dissolved molecules but only controlled their direction.

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  • Interchanges must be supposed to go on whether a current passes or not, the function of the electric forces in electrolysis being merely to determine in what direction the parts of the molecules shall work their way through the liquid and to effect actual separation of these parts (or their secondary products) at the electrodes.

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  • On the theory that the phenomena are wholly due to unequal ionic velocities this result would mean that the cation like the anion moved against the conventional direction of the current.

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  • That a body carrying a positive electric charge should move against the direction of the electric intensity is contrary to all our notions of electric forces, and we are compelled to seek some other explanation.

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  • Let an electromotive force exactly equal to that of the cell be applied to it in the reverse direction.

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  • When the applied electromotive force is diminished by an infinitesimal amount, the cell produces a current in the usual direction, and the ordinary chemical changes occur.

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  • If the external electromotive force exceed that of the cell by ever so little, a current flows in the opposite direction, and all the former chemical changes are reversed, copper dissolving from the copper plate, while zinc is deposited on the zinc plate.

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  • An electromotive force is therefore set up in this direction, and, if we can calculate the change in available energy due to the processes of the cell, we can foretell the value of the electromotive force.

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  • In ordinary cases possible changes in the concentrations only affect the electromotive force by a few parts in a hundred, but, by means such as those indicated above, it is possible to produce such immense differences in the concentrations that the electromotive force of the cell is not only changed appreciably but even reversed in direction.

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  • A current will flow for a while in the reverse direction; the system of plates and acidulated water through which a current has been passed, acts as an accumulator, and will itself yield a current in return.

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  • To pass a steady current in the direction opposite to this electromotive force of polarization, the applied electromotive force E must exceed that of polarization E', and the excess E - E' is the effective electromotive force of the circuit, the current being, in accordance with Ohm's law, proportional to the applied electromotive force and represented by (E - E')/ R, where R is a constant called the resistance of the circuit.

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  • Just opposite the citadel, in a north-westerly direction, half-an-hour by steamer across the Danube, lies the Hungarian town of Semlin.

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  • Their bands under Ignaty Malchewsky, Michael Pac and Prince Charles Radziwill ravaged the land in every direction, won several engagements over the Russians, and at last, utterly ignoring the king, sent envoys on their own account to the principal European powers.

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  • The whole body of Welsh laws was published in one volume by Aneurin Owen under the direction of the commissioners on the public records as Ancient Laws and Institutes of Wales (London, 1841).

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  • They may be traced from the Tian-shan to the Arctic Circle, and have an east-north-easterly direction in lower latitudes and a north-easterly direction farther north.

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  • On the other hand, there are on the western outskirts of the plateau a few mountain chains which take a direction at right angles to the above (that is, from north-west to south-east), and parallel to the great line of upheavals in south-west Asia.

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  • The orography of this alpine region is very imperfectly known; but the chains have a predominant direction from south-west to north-east.

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  • Owing to this twinning and the general direction of their courses, the rivers of Siberia offer immense advantages for inland navigation, not only 'from north to south but also from west to east.

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  • It was supposed at that time that this line would form part of the projected trans-Siberian railway; but it was finally decided, in 1885, to give a more southerly direction to the railway and to continue the Moscow-Samara line to Ufa, Zlatoust in the Urals, and Chelyabinsk on the west Siberian prairies, at the head of one of the tributaries of the Ob.

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  • A little below the town of Glarus the river, keeping its northerly direction, runs through the alluvial plain which it has formed, towards the Walensee and the Lake of Zurich.

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  • On issuing from the Lake of Zurich the Linth alters its name to that of "Limmat," it does not appear wherefore, and, keeping the north-westerly direction it had taken from the Walensee, joins the Aar a little way below Brugg, and just below the junction of the Reuss with the Aar.

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  • They mention that it is never done suddenly or by jerks, as the valves are at first always pushed to one side several times and back again on each other, at the same time opening gradually in the transverse direction till they rest opposite to one another and widely apart.

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  • The long straight lines of works which stretched to the plateau of the Michelsberg and formed the outworks of the main fortress on the left bank of the Danube were purchased in 1900 by the municipal authorities, in order to be levelled and laid out in streets for the extension of the town in this direction.

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  • Galicia is traversed by mountain ranges, sometimes regarded as a continuation of the Cantabrian chain; and its surface is further broken in the east by the westernmost ridges of that system, which, running in a south-westerly direction, rise above the basin of the Mino.

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  • Among other rivers having a westerly direction may be mentioned the Tambre, the Ulla and the Lerez or Ler, which falls into the Atlantic by estuaries or rigs called respectively Ria de Muros y Noya, Ria de Arosa and Ria de Pontevedra.

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  • Hitherto from Oxford its course, though greatly winding, has lain generally in a southerly direction, but it now bends eastward, and breaches the chalk hills in a narrow gap, dividing the Chilterns from the downs of Berkshire or White Horse Hills.

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  • Winding in a south-easterly direction, it passes Eton and Windsor (434),(434), Datchet (412), Staines (36), Chertsey (32), Shepperton (30) and Sunbury (262), receiving the Coln from the left at Staines, and the Wey from the right near Shepperton.

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  • In 1856 he accepted the direction of the schools of the East, and was thus for the first time brought into contact with the Mahommedan world.

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  • This resolution of the original wave is the well-known "Principle of Huygens," and by its means he was enabled to prove the fundamental laws of optics, and to assign the correct construction for the direction of the extraordinary ray in uniaxial crystals.

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  • Glanvill's first work (a passage in which suggested the theme of Matthew Arnold's Scholar Gipsy), The Vanity of Dogmatizing, or Confidence in Opinions, manifested in a Discourse of the shortness and uncertainty of our Knowledge, and its Causes, with Reflexions on Peripateticism, and an Apology for Philosophy (1661), is interesting as showing one special direction in which the new method of the Cartesian philosophy might be developed.

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  • Annual parallax is the angle between the direction in which a star appears from the earth and the direction in which it appears from the centre of the sun.

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  • The fifth method consists in observing the displacement in the direction of the sun, or of one of the nearer planets, due to the motion of the earth round the common centre of gravity of the earth and moon.

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  • Magnetism may be imparted to a bar of hardened steel by stroking it several times from end to end, always in the same direction, with one of the poles of a magnet.

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  • We ourselves will not delay to appear among our people in that Capital and in other parts of our realm for consultation, and for the direction of all our levies, both those now barring the enemy's path and those freshly formed to defeat him wherever he may appear.

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  • Aren't you headed in the wrong direction?

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  • He didn't bother to point out that Bala Cynwyd, Cece Baldwin's address, was near Philadelphia, the opposite direction from Parkside.

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  • DeLeo was all ears now and even Harrigan wandered over in Dean's direction.

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  • Her heart sinking, she looked in the direction of her home.

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  • Her thoughts went in a different direction.

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  • His strikes were hard and fast and seemingly from every direction.

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  • With effort, she forced herself up and threw a dagger in the direction of the Other.

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  • Jonny hadn't given them any direction, she assessed.

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  • She'd been acting standoffish since he sought her out at Damian's direction.

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  • Not entirely satisfied, Darian started in the opposite direction.

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  • Jenn gazed in his direction for a long moment, unable to place the dry humor in his voice.

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  • Jenn chose a direction and paused at the first intersection to listen for anyone approaching.

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  • If anything happens to me, go that direction.

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  • A sound from the direction of the fighting made his heart slow.

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  • She threw herself down to avoid the second, sent another knife in its direction to distract it, and leapt up, dancing and twisting through the lightning streams.

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  • The woman's features were flushed, the man gesturing in Taran's general direction.

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  • Finally, he landed a sharp blow to his horse's rump and made the beast dart in the direction he wanted.

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  • She turned in the direction of the creaky voice, unable to shake her unease.

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  • The voice was closer, from a different direction.

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  • She listened, glancing in the newest direction of his voice.

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  • His gaze traveled the length of the glowing forest to the walls and settled in the direction of the magic Springs.

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  • He looked in the direction of the Springs, unable to see them but calmed to know they were there.

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  • Gerald was easy to talk to and his conversation generally led her in the direction she needed to go.

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  • What she wanted was his direction.

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  • He'd get over these butterflies about letting her run the business when he discovered she could do it without his direction.

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  • The children needed structure and direction in their lives.

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  • She rolled over and smoothly converted to a backstroke in the opposite direction.

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  • Even now she wouldn't be sure which way to go back to the cabin if the twine didn't indicate the direction.

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  • The steady tread of some large animal continued in her direction - a mountain lion?

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  • She held her breath, waiting for him to start in her direction.

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  • She heard him approach from the direction of the stairs some time later.

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  • So he nudged the scales back in the right direction, sometimes pushing evil, sometimes good, sometimes pissing off both.

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  • He heard raised voices from the direction of the front door.

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  • He was frowning and glancing back at Laurencio for direction.

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  • Furious and freaked out, she grabbed her purse and strode out the front door, just as Xander came into sight through the glass doors from the direction of the beach.

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  • Finally, she started in one direction.

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  • Without even looking in their direction, he replied instantly.

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  • He was looking her direction, impossible to read.

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  • She glanced in his direction, only to find him gone again.

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  • He was staring into the dark, though not in her direction.

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  • It rippled with lightening and spread fast, soon blocking the moon before it rolled outward in every direction.

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  • Xander spun and headed the direction of the Grey God.

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  • Much in this direction is said by Lotze in various passages of his writings; anything complete, however, on the subject is wanting.

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  • The Indian flying-squirrel (P. oral) leaps with its parachute extended from the higher branches of a tree, and descends first directly and then more and more obliquely, until the flight, gradually becoming slower, assumes a horizontal direction, and finally terminates in an ascent to the branch or trunk of the tree to which it was directed.

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  • Under his direction the building for the Astor library was erected, and to the library he gave about $550,000, including a bequest of $200,000.

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  • With marvellous energy he kept in his own hands the direction of the whole government.

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  • At Kufstein, down to which point it has still pursued a north-easterly direction, it breaks through the north Tirol limestone formation, and, now keeping a northerly course, enters at Rosenheim the Bavarian high plateau.

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  • Hence the Mediterranean region is characteristically one of winter rains, the distinctive feature becoming less sharply defined from south to north, and the amount of total annual fall increasing in the same direction.

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  • On the other hand, that the direction of complete polarization should be independent of the refracting power of the matter composing the cloud has been considered mysterious.

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  • Of course, on the theory of thin plates, this direction would be determined.

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  • These forces have the same period and direction as the undisturbed luminous vibrations themselves.

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  • On account of the smallness of the particles, the forces acting throughout the volume of any individual particle are all of the same intensity and direction, and may be considered as a whole.

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  • In the first place, there is necessarily a complete symmetry round the direction of the force.

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  • We may now investigate the mathematical expression for the disturbance propagated in any direction from a small particle upon which a beam of light strikes.

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