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disasters Sentence Examples

  • Although there were no great disasters, the new policy was not prolific in success.

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  • A series of disasters frustrated the gigantic scheme.

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  • But there were some naval disasters for which the public were not prepared.

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  • Siena was next at war for several years with Aldobrandino Orsini, count of Pitigliano, and with Jacopo Piccinini, and suffered many disasters from the treachery of its generals.

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  • By way of revenge, Aeschines endeavoured to fix the blame for these disasters upon Demosthenes.

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  • After the disasters of Mukden and Tsushima, and being threatened with internal disorder in European Russia, the tsar, early in June, accepted the mediation of the president of The the United States, and pour parlers were set on foot.

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  • In 1688 Mannheim, which had in the meantime recovered from its former disasters, was captured by the French, and in 1689 it was burned down.

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  • The canonical history has allowed only one great destruction of Jerusalem, and the disaster of 586 B.C. became the type for similar disasters, but how many there were criticism can scarcely decide.'

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  • In these stories Strindberg's fanatic hatred of womankind already makes its appearance, the disasters of the principal figures being precipitated by the selfishness and immorality of the women.

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  • The new temple heralded a new future; the mournful fasts commemorative of Jerusalem's disasters would become feasts; Yahweh had left the Temple at the fall of Jerusalem, but had now returned to sanctify it with his presence; the city had purged its iniquity and was fit once more to become the central sanctuary.

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  • The misfortunes of 1892 proved to be merely a preparation for the disasters of 1893, in which year occurred the most destructive drought within living memory.

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  • When the disasters of the American war had at last made a change of ministry necessary, and the king applied to the Whigs, through the intermediary of Lord Shelburne, Fox made a very serious mistake in persuading the marquess of Rockingham not to insist on dealing directly with the sovereign.

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  • There is little doubt that Josephus refers to the same events; but there is considerable confusion in his history of the Persian age, and when he places the schism and the foundation of the new Temple in the time of Alexander the Great (after the obscure disasters of the reign of Artaxerxes III.), it is usually supposed that he is a century too late.

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  • When, in 1643, the disasters falling on the monarchy on all sides led to the dismissal of Olivares, Philip had lost the power to devote himself to hard work.

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  • The conclusion of peace was welcomed by Selim as the opportunity for carrying out reforms, of which he thoroughly realized the necessity in every branch of the administration, and especially in the army, to whose defects the disasters of the state were due.

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  • Another consideration which largely conduced to the disasters of the retreat was Napoleon's postponement of any movement back from Moscow to the date of October 19th, and this is known to have resulted from his conviction that the tsar would give way as he had done at Tilsit.

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  • This must be accounted as high praise when it is remembered how much of the responsibility for these very disasters must be laid to Massenbach's account.

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  • Here and there hot-headed Zealots rose up to repeat the errors and the disasters of their predecessors.

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  • This agrees substantially with the independent records of Nehemiah, and unless we assume two disasters not widely separated in date - viz.

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  • After the disasters of the Bohemian campaign he wrote in confidence a humble letter to the Austrian general Konigsegg, who immediately published it.

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  • These perpetually occurring disasters entail a heavy expense on the government; and from the mere pecuniary point of view it would well repay them to call in the best foreign engineering skill available, an expedient, however, which has not commended itself to the Chinese authorities.

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  • By introducing genuine reforms for the benefit of officers and common soldiers alike, and by laying himself out for popularity in the most pronounced fashion - notably by his fire-eating attitude towards Germany in April 1887 in connexion with the Schnaebele frontier incident - Boulanger came to be accepted by the mob as the man destined to give France her revenge for the disasters of 1870, and to be used simultaneously as a tool by all the anti-Republican intriguers.

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  • Despite these disasters Burgoyne pushed south to Stillwater, where he was defeated by Gates's improvised army of continentals and militia in two battles on the 19.th of September (Freeman's Farm) and the 7th of October (Bemis's Height).

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  • Not long afterwards we find the citizens receiving the present of a gymnasium from Ptolemy, and building in his honour a stoa or portico; but the city never recovered altogether from the disasters of the siege, and Cicero describes it as almost deserted.

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  • It suffered much from fires and other disasters, and from 1846 onward was used as a barracks and a military hospital; it has now, however, been cleared out and restored.

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  • The country never recovered from these disasters, and under the Roman government fell into decay, to which the Social War, in which the Lucanians took part with the Samnites against Rome (90-88 B.C.) gave the finishing stroke.

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  • The Russian disasters had compelled Napoleon to withdraw some of his best troops from the Peninsula.

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  • To those who began to despair of success, and advised him to conclude peace on almost any terms so as to avoid greater disasters, he turned a deaf ear, and brought the campaign to a successful conclusion; but when his more headstrong advisers urged him to insist on terms which would probably have produced a conflict with Great Britain and Austria, he resolved, after some hesitation, to make the requisite concessions.

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  • The method of conquest was the establishment of small detached forts in strategic positions, each garrisoned by 500 or 1000 men, and it was accompanied by a full share of those disasters which vigorous barbarians always inflict on civilized invaders.

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  • To add to the disasters, the divorce of Henry VIII.

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  • Recovery from these disasters was retarded by the permanent diversion of trade to new centres like Leipzig and St Petersburg, and by a state of unsettlement due to the government's disregard of its guarantees to its Protestant subjects.

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  • The disasters and humiliations which befell Tyre during this and the foregoing period might suggest that its prosperity had been seriously damaged.

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  • It received a temporary check from the disasters of the Spanish-American War of 1898;1898; but less than a year later it paid about X55 0, 000 in industrial and commercial taxes, or more than r i% of the whole amount thus collected in the kingdom; and within five years it had become a port of regular call for thirty-five important shipping companies.

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  • On the 1st of June 1813 the capture of the U.S. frigate "Chesapeake" (38), by the British frigate "Shannon" (38), a vessel of equal force, counterbalanced the moral effect of previous disasters.

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  • Fortunately its embrittling effect on cast iron is very much less than on steel, so that the upper limit or greatest tolerable proportion of phosphorus, instead of being o.10 or better 0.08% as in the case of rail steel, may be put at 0.50% in case of machinery castings even if they are exposed to moderate shocks; at 1.60% for gas and water mains in spite of the gravity of the disasters which extreme brittleness here might cause; and even higher for castings which are not exposed to shock, and are so thin that the iron of which they are made must needs be very fluid.

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  • As a member of the league of the Rhenish cities which took its rise in the 13th century, Coblenz attained to great prosperity; and it continued to advance till the disasters of the Thirty Years' War occasioned a rapid decline.

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  • The Russian disasters in Manchuria at the beginning of 1905 were followed by an extraordinary demonstration of the emperor Williams ideas as to the world-wide dominion of the Hohenzollerns, in a sort of imperial progress in the East, made for the purpose of impressing the Mahommedan world with the power of Germany.

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  • He returned to Turkestan after the war, and in 1880 and 1881 further distinguished himself in retrieving the disasters inflicted by the Tekke Turkomans, captured Geok-Tepe, and, after much slaughter, reduced the Akhal-Teke country to submission.

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  • The first campaign, however, which he conducted in person was a dismal failure; the Turks followed the Austrian army, disorganized by disease, across the Danube, and though the transference of the command to the veteran marshal Loudon somewhat retrieved the initial disasters, his successes were more than counterbalanced by the alliance, concluded on the 3 1st of January 1790, between Prussia and Turkey.

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  • With the progressive disasters of the Russian arms, however, Austria grew bolder, and it was the ultimatum delivered by her to the emperor Alexander II.

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  • These disasters at Megara, Amphipolis and Delium left Athens with only one trump card - the possession of the Spartan hoplites captured in Sphacteria.

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  • He sent 10,000 men to help to suppress a rebellion in Crete, and conquered the greater part of the (Nile) Sudan; but an expedition of 11,000 men, sent to Abyssinia under Prince Hasan and Rateb Pasha, well equipped with guns and all essentials, was, in two successive disasters (1875 and 1876), practically destroyed.

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  • Though the early years of his reign were marked by numerous disasters, famine, pestilence and earthquake, of which the second seems to have been exceedingly serious, he reunited under his sway the whole of the empire which had belonged to his brother, and his generals conquered for him parts of Mesopotamia and Armenia, and in 1215 he got possession of Yemen.

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  • In fact the peace of Copenhagen came as a welcome break in an interminable series of disasters and humiliations.

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  • After the earlier disasters in 1870, he was appointed by the emperor first commandant of the troops of Chalons camp, and soon afterwards (Aug.

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  • His great treatise, in seven books, Adversus Gentes (or Nationes), on account of which he takes rank as a Christian apologist, appears to have been occasioned by a desire to answer the complaint then brought against the Christians, that the prevalent calamities and disasters were due to their impiety and had come upon men since the establishment of their religion.

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  • Having raised some troops he set out for Bohemia; but owing to the disasters which had just attended the English arms in France, he was induced to allow these soldiers to serve in the French war; and in February 1431 the death of Martin V.

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  • Protestantism, and the disasters of James V., with the regency of his widow, were to convert the majority of Scots to the English party.

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  • To avenge these disasters and recover the prisoners preparations were made in India on a fitting scale; but it was the 16th of April 1842 before General Pollock could relieve Jalalabad, after forcing the Khyber Pass.

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  • de la paix (1412-1413), but after the disasters of the campaign of Agincourt she retired to a convent.

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  • Internal disturbances of a religious and political character and external disasters had long ago shattered the empire of the Sassanids indeed, but the Iranians had not yet lost their patriotism.

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  • After the initial disasters, which can scarcely be laid at his door, Cadorna showed the qualities of a great leader.

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  • disasters of the war of the Swabian League in the 14th century.

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  • (1) See Noah Webster's History of Epidemic Diseases, 8vo (2 vols., London, 1800) (a work which makes no pretension to medical learning, but exhibits the history of epidemics in connexion with physical disasters - as earthquakes, famines, &c.); Lersch, Kleine Pest-Chronik (8vo, 1880) (a convenient short compendium, but not always accurate); "Athanasii Kircheri Chronologia Pestium" (to A.D.

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  • From these disasters the country never recovered, and the last traces of Western civilization disappeared with the enforced use of the Turkish language and the wholesale conversions to Islam under the earliest Osmanli sultans.

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  • But during Louis's latter years, when the War of the Spanish Succession had brought a rain of disasters thickly upon him, bigotry got the upper hand.

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  • For some years the country was subject to a practically arbitrary form of government, but the disasters of the Russo-Japanese War and the growing anarchy in Russia resulted in 1905 in a complete and peaceful victory for the defenders of the Finnish constitution.

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  • I I), although other traditions throw another light upon the attitude of Edom during these disasters.

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  • It was the cause of immense disasters to France; for after a promising beginning, both by land and sea, France suffered reverses which lost her both India and Canada and deprived her of the leading po s ition which she had so long held in Europe.

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  • Arica has been three times destroyed by tidal waves, and other small towns of the north Chilean coast have suffered similar disasters.

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  • The kingdom and its dependencies were also involved in the naval disasters which overtook Spain.

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  • The inherent weakness of the government, the vigour and eloquence of his opposition, and a series of military disasters abroad combined to rouse a public feeling of indignation which could not be withstood, and in December 1756 Pitt, who now sat for Okehampton, became secretary of state, and leader of the Commons under the premiership of the duke of Devonshire.

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  • The loss of her Canadian possessions was only one of a series of disasters suffered by France, which radically affected the future of Europe and the world.

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  • This crime of Stilicho alone is sufficient in the eyes of Rutilius to account for the disasters that afterwards befell the city, just as Merobaudes, a generation or two later, traced the miseries of his own day to the overthrow of the ancient rites of Vesta.

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  • The disasters of the war with Japan, and the rising tide of revolutionary agitation, compelled the government to think of appeasing popular discontent by granting administrative reforms, and the reform projects were revised and amended by the body over which M.

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  • In 1844, after the disasters of the Afghan war had shaken the prestige of British arms in India, no less than seven native regiments broke into open mutiny over grievances both real and fancied; and this time the old stern measures were not adopted to stamp out military disobedience.

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  • He relates the rise and persecution of a prophet and preacher, the catastrophe of a falling mountain and submergence of a great city, followed by a general inundation, and the claim of the prophet to have foretold these disasters; adding physical descriptions of the Euphrates river and the marvellous effects of sunset light on the Taurus range.

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  • Other disasters followed in quick succession.

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  • Within twenty years of his accession the disasters and calamities which had preceded his triumph had been forgotten, and the national life was running quietly in its old channels.

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  • Despite of all checks and disasters he remained active, self-confident and ambitious, and, since he had acquired a complete control over his father, he had ample opportunity to mismanage the political and military affairs of England.

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  • Warned by the disasters of Crecy and Poitiers, Charles V.

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  • The nation ascribed the series of disasters D~oHsi,Jestic which had filled the space from 1369 to 1375 entirely to the maladministration of Lancaster and the kings favorites, failing to see that it was largely due to the mere fact that England was not strong enough to hold down Aquitaine, when France was administered by a capable king and served by a great general.

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  • Of these the most pressing was the renewal of the French war; the truce had expired a few weeks before the death of The Edward III., and the new reign began with a series French of military disasters.

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  • An almost unbroken series of petty disasters marked the first three years of King Richard.

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  • To clear out the government, and punish those responsible for the late disasters, the commons of Kent rose in insurrection under a captain who called himself John Mortimer, though his real name seems to have been John Cade.

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  • In 1777 a British army under Burgoyne capitulated at Saratoga; and early in 1778 France, eager to revenge the disasters of the Seven Years War, formed an alliance with the revolted colonies as free and independent states, and was soon joined by Spain.

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  • The duke of Grafton went out, and Lord North became the head of a government, which lasted twelve years (1770-1782), and brought about more than all the disasters that Burke had foretold as the inevitable issue of the royal policy.

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  • after the disasters of the Seven Years' War, gravitated towards the court again and contributed, by his energy and eloquence, to uphold the tottering Hats for several years.

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  • On hearing of these disasters Lafayette found it necessary to retreat.

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  • His hatred of England and his desire to avenge the disasters of the Seven Years' War led to his support of the American States in the War of Independence, a step of which the moral and financial results had not a little to do with the Revolution of 1789.

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  • The war with Austria was for Turkey a succession of disasters.

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  • In the preceding spring Serbia had driven back the Austrian armies out of her territory; but now a fresh Austrian invasion was imminent, and Bulgaria was plainly bent on revenging herself for her disasters of 1913 by preparing to attack Serbia in the flank.

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  • Anson's squadron, which sailed later than had been intended, and was very ill-fitted, consisted of six ships, which were reduced by successive disasters to his flagship the "Centurion."

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  • Shipwrecks were of common occurrence, and occasionally the number of disasters was appalling.

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  • The Flemings, however, soon wearying of the oppressive administration of the French governor, Jacques de Chtillon, and the recrudescence of patrician domination, rose and overwhelmed the French chivalry at Courtrai (1302) a prelude to the coming disasters of the Hundred Years War.

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  • The war began, like every feudal war of that day, with a solemn defiance, and it was soon characterized by terrible disasters.

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  • The Black Death put the finishing touch to the military disasters and financial upheavals of this unlucky reign; though before his death in 1350 Philip VI.

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  • It caused a slackening of that spirit of communal initiative which had awakened in the midst of unprecedented disasters.

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  • He had traversed the fertile country of Flanders; he had visited the rich commercial and industrial republics of Bruges and Ghent, which had escaped the disasters of the Hundred Years War; and, finally, he had enjoyed a hospitality as princely as it was self-interested at Brussels and at Dijon, the two capitals, where he had seen the brilliancy of a court unique in Europe for the ideal of chivalric life it offered.

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  • Nevertheless, economic disasters, political circumstances and the personal government of Henry IV.

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  • The Girondins, discredited in Paris, multiplied their attacks upon Danton, now the master: they attributed the civil war and the disasters of the foreign campaign to the ?I~ despotism of the Paris Commune and the clubs; they the corn- accused Marat of instigating the September massacres; mane and they began the supreme struggle by demanding the a~d the election of a committee of twelve deputies, charged with ron e.

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  • A few more military disasters, royalist insurrections in the south, Chouan disturbances in Normandy, Orleanist intrigues and the end came.

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  • The popular hatred of Godoy was roused to passion by these disasters, and~Spain seemed to stand on the brink of revolution.

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  • Two days later Cesarini received the tidings that a fleet of galleys had set off for the Bosporus to prevent Murad (who, crushed by his recent disasters, had retired to Asia Minor) from recrossing into Europe, and the cardinal reminded the king that he had sworn to co-operate by land if the western powers attacked the Turks by sea.

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  • The battle of Sacile, where he fought against the Austrian army of the Archduke John, did not yield proofs of military talent on the part of Eugene or of Macdonald; but on the retreat of the enemy into Austrian territory (owing to the disasters of their main army on the Danube) Eugene's forces pressed them vigorously and finally won an important victory at Raab in the heart of the Austrian empire.

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  • calamitynot accept the burden of man-made disasters as it struggles to face natural calamities.

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  • Most of the fantastically talented people I know were disasters within the rigid confines of schools and universities.

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  • cosyn't get too cozy with that - there are enough disasters you can hit which do mean " Game Over, Man!

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  • Environmental disasters continue to occur all over the world, with unnecessary and badly designed dam projects including desertification and many other evils.

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  • natural disasters have been causing lots of problems recently.

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  • Natural or man-made disasters can prove devastating for an unprepared business.

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  • In Devon, Dartmoor prison built In Parliament: Series of mining disasters lead to the Coal mines inspection act.

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  • dispatch desk, the theme was Obstetric Disasters.

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  • There will be a need for such forbearance with xenografting as well as with cell therapies, if disasters are to be avoided.

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  • Serco's response to recent disasters demonstrated a great generosity of spirit.

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  • natural ' disasters are often wrongly blamed for causing famines.

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  • Our methodology offers not only refined dating techniques for these major Geological events, but also measures the minimum magnitude of these human disasters.

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  • reinsure political risks, natural disasters, economic and commercial risks as well as exchange risk rates.

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  • On 17 January 1994, one of the costliest natural disasters in United States history struck southern California.

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  • The Indian Ocean tsunami (tho caused by earth tectonics) showed how vulnerable the developing world is to massive natural disasters.

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  • It's best these gadget disasters are left untold.

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  • wildfire disasters of Australia and California.

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  • 17, 1672) whereby Poland ceded to the Porte the whole of the Ukraine with Podolia and Kamieniec. Aroused to duty by a series of disasters for which he himself was primarily responsible, Sobieski now hastened to the frontier, and won four victories in ten days.

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  • Improved methods are being adopted for protecting vines against disease, and the importation of American vines has now ensured immunity against a repetition of former disasters.

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  • But the tendency to ascribe the disasters of northern Israel to the priesthood (see esp. Hosea) takes another form when an inserted prophecy revokes the privileges of the ancient and honourable family, foretells its overthrow, and announces the rise of a new faithful and everlasting priesthood, at whose hands the dispossessed survivors, reduced to poverty, would beg some priestly office to secure a livelihood (i Sam.

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  • One of the most remarkable disasters was the loss of H.M.S.

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  • As a naval station, Cartagena suffered severely in 1898 from the maritime disasters of the SpanishAmerican War; and its commerce was much affected when, at the beginning of the same year, Porman, or Portman, a mining village on a well-sheltered bay about 11 m.

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  • Without intervening personally in French politics, he took a keen interest in the questions of administration and social reorganization arising from the fall of the imperialist regime and the disasters of the war.

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  • In the subsequent disasters of Israel (§ 15) we may perceive the growing supremacy of Judah, and the Assyrian inscriptions clearly indicate the dependence of Judaean politics upon its relations with Edom and Arab tribes on the south-east and with Philistia on the west.

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  • (see Artaxerxes), exclusively contained in biblical and in external tradition respectively, is of particular importance, since several biblical passages refer to disasters similar to those of 586 but presuppose different conditions and are apparently of later origin.

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  • It was deemed only natural that he should sympathize deeply with the disasters of the northern kingdom.

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  • The tsar, however, was determined to save Prussia if he could; and Napoleon after the first disasters in Spain saw it to be impossible to uproot the Hohenzollerns; while it was clearly to his interest to postpone the partition of Turkey until he had conquered Spain and Sicily.

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  • It speaks well for the patriotic devotion and discipline of her commons that Athens, weakened by plague and military disasters, should have withstood for so long the blows of her numerous enemies from without, and the damage inflicted by traitors within her walls (see Antiphon, Theramenes).

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  • During the war (see Zululand) Natal was used as the British base, and the Natal volunteers rendered valuable service in the campaign, which, after opening with disasters to the British forces, ended in the breaking of the Zulu power.

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  • Thus, in 1902by no means an abnormal yearstatistics show the following disasters owing to typhoons: casualties to human life, 3639; ships and boats lost, 3244; buildings destroyed wholly or partially, 695,062; land inundated, 1,071,575 acres; roads destroyed, 1236 m.; bridges washed away, 13, 685; embankments broken, 705 m.; crops damaged, 8,712,655 bushels.

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  • After the first disasters he undertook an ineffectual mission to Italy to implore the aid of his father-in-law; and after the fall of the Empire lived in comparative retirement until in 1879 the death of Napoleon III.'s son, the Prince Imperial (see XIII.

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  • The early disasters of the unlucky war of1675-1679were rightly attributed to the carelessness, extravagance, procrastination and general incompetence of De la Gardie and his high aristocratic colleagues.

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  • (See Germantown.) Howe's victorious progress in Pennsylvania was neutralized by disasters farther north.

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  • 65), burned by the Jews in revenge for the massacre at Caesarea, and again plundered and depopulated by Annius, the general of Vespasian; but, in spite of these disasters, it was still in the 2nd and 3rd centuries of the Christian era one of the wealthiest and most flourishing cities of Palestine.

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  • The threatened revolt of Hungary, and the actual revolt of Tirol and of the Netherlands (see Belgium: History) together with the disasters of the war with Turkey, forced him, before he died, to the formal reversal of the whole policy of reform.

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  • Uncompromisingly hostile as Michelet was to the empire, its downfall and the accompanying disasters of the country once more stimulated him to activity.

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  • He was restored by the peace of Westphalia, but it was to a depopulated and impoverished country, and he spent his remaining years in efforts to repair the disasters of the great war.

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  • It is empowered to ensure and reinsure political risks, natural disasters, economic and commercial risks as well as exchange risk rates.

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  • There were further disasters with Simon Randall ricocheting off a tree to find himself thirty yards behind his starting point.

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  • It 's best these gadget disasters are left untold.

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  • A table is also presented which lists the most significant single fires in urban / rural wildfire disasters of Australia and California.

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  • I would like to avoid catastrophic natural disasters at all cost.

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  • The hurricane seasons of the 1990s brought to light how vulnerable pets are in the event of natural disasters.

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  • Since that time, the committee has responded to other natural disasters and helps pet owners plan ahead for their evacuation strategy; this includes planning for their pets as well.

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  • Make certain your homeowners' policy will cover natural disasters that strike your region.

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  • The effects of global warming on the earth also affect human lives, as seen from the impact of increased natural disasters such as hurricanes.

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  • Some of the biggest environmental disasters are the plastic bags we receive at grocery and drugstores.

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  • Often, when people think of ocean pollution, images of massive oil spills or large chemical disasters spring to mind.

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  • Operation Fresh Start - This great organization is dedicated to rebuilding more sustainable communities in the aftermath of natural disasters like hurricanes and tornadoes.

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  • Video game violence has been accused of causing many human disasters.

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  • Characters can interact with televisions to watch them, get in beds to sleep in them, cook food in the kitchen (but not if they don't have a stove or a microwave) and they can even have disasters.

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  • Perhaps the best section, however, is the Beauty 911; a page that lays out, from chipped nails to spilled drinks, all the possible beauty disasters that may occur on prom night, including the best way to solve these pesky mishaps.

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  • However, along came a dress disaster, or shall I say five dress disasters.

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  • It comes with a price though, as the area is known for its natural disasters such as earthquakes, mudslides, and wildfires.

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  • Some of the more popular celebrity auctions in recent years have helped those affected by natural disasters, including Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and the Indonesia tsunami in 2004.

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  • From simple fashion miscues to disasters like Bjork's swan outfit and Lady Gaga's meat costume, the only question left is who will be next on the list of worst dressed celebrities?

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  • The Department of Homeland Security seeks to secure America from terrorist attacks and protect the country against disasters.

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  • Students who enter a career in homeland security also have the satisfaction of playing an important role in protecting the nation against terrorist attacks and other disasters.

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  • It covers biological weapons, terrorist attacks, natural disasters and leadership skills.

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  • Cruise ship disasters, whether portrayed in the movies or reported in sensational news stories, can be intimidating and even frightening to novice cruise passengers.

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  • Fortunately, disasters are rare and cruise ships have a variety of safety procedures and appropriate emergency equipment on board to deal with unusual situations quickly and efficiently.

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  • The idea of cruise ship disasters happening on your next oceangoing vacation can seem frightening, but in reality these incidents are rare and the cruise ship is well prepared to handle emergency situations.

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  • TDI dogs have worked with victims of disasters such as the Oklahoma City bombing, the September 11, 2001 attacks and Hurricane Katrina.

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  • If you have ever experienced some of the disasters that zippers can wreak at the most inopportune moments, you are probably well aware of the benefits of opting for other types of fasteners.

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  • Stock your car with the necessary first aid kits, tarps and the like, just in case any natural disasters were to occur.In addition, it's important to keep in mind that experts strongly advise against driving during an ash fall.

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  • Unlike classic pinball games, given that here the 'ball' is alive, players could control movement mid-flight allowing for slight directional changes to avoid irritating disasters.

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  • Natural disasters and an extended Iraq war have taken their toll on both national and family budgets.

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  • Unlike classic pinball games given that the 'ball' is in fact alive, players could control movement mid-flight allowing for slight directional changes to avoid irritating disasters.

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  • Superman must also prevent disasters, like burning buildings and the crashing arrival of meteors.

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  • Cases are usually made of rubber, neoprene, or leather and are designed to help the cell phone withstand an impact, protecting it from potential disasters like spilled liquids.

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  • School-age children have concrete fears, such being hurt, doing badly in school, dying, or natural disasters.

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  • Natural or man-made disasters can worsen underlying problems in sanitation and food safety.

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  • They usually are associated with poor personal hygiene, as may occur during war or natural disasters or in cold climates.

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  • The Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, is a relief organization of about 2,600 full-time employees for areas impacted by disasters.

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  • The agency works to prevent disasters, then responds and helps the affected citizens recover when disasters happen.

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  • They are only available to persons living in areas declared national disasters.

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  • Although you may have thought that there was no way to avoid any of the aforementioned disasters, there are a few tips that you can implement on your next bikini shopping trip to ensure that everything goes smoothly.

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  • It's a pretty rare two-piece that can withstand the impact of hitting the water at full speed and stay in place, although even one-piece bathing suits are not always immune to such disasters.

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  • Shakira has worked to assist victims of natural disasters, especially children, and has been very vocal in the need to grow and maintain quality education opportunities for children under all circumstances.

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  • From natural disasters such as Hurricane Katrina and the Japanese earthquake to flooding from spring rains, families lose furniture.

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  • Shortly after this first test, the organization faced one of the worst natural disasters in American history, the Johnstown Flood of 1889.

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  • One of the first disasters that the American Red Cross addressed was a forest fire in Michigan.

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  • The 1950's saw Red Cross evolve into a multi-tasking organization with significant enough infrastructure to sufficiently cover many disasters simultaneously.

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  • Millions continue to offer their money, time and efforts to help fellow citizens in times of war and natural disasters.

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  • Services are available to victims of single-family fires and those affected by large-scale disasters in Hennepin and Anoka counties.

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  • Americans have always rallied together and dealing with disasters has been at the forefront of volunteerism in America.

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  • This behavior is commonplace following other disasters, and there are plenty of crooks who operate fraudulent charities on an everyday basis as well.

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  • Grants are provided to help areas that have been declared disasters recover and rebuild.

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  • When financial disasters occur like a loss of savings, loss of a long time job or loss through fraud, a person may experience feelings of inadequacy or may feel like a failure.

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  • Keep in mind that your baby will grow out of his/her clothes at a faster rate than your diaper bag will deteriorate (barring unpremeditated spills and disasters).

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  • Earth Puzzle Learn about earthquakes and other natural disasters.

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  • John Cusak, Woody Harrelson, and Amanda Peet must contend with disasters like volcanic eruptions, bad hurricanes, and other weather-related events.

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  • Other factors individual to particular countries and regions, such as natural disasters, supply and demand, and consumption rates, also affect the cost of gas around the world.

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  • Disaster: Floods, fires, tornados, and other disasters are impossible to predict.

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  • Make sure you get a installation warranty covering disasters that may occur.

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  • Natural disasters occur everywhere, from floods in the Midwest, tornadoes in the central belt, earthquakes in California, to volcanic eruptions in the Pacific Northwest.

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  • You can learn the basics of writing, find critique partners, mentors, ask about publishers and agents, and possibly avoid career-devastating disasters.

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  • However, most businesses need a more detailed plan to handle disasters.

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  • These disasters may occur at multiple locations or affect the entire region.

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  • It will include disasters such as pandemic illnesses, earthquakes or fires.

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  • Try to stop these crafting disasters before they start by carefully reading through the instructions before you decide to do a craft.

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  • The overall cost of home insurance will vary depending on several other factors including the location of the home and the statistical probability of natural disasters within the area.

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  • Illness, injuries, death of a loved one, weather, and natural disasters are legit reasons.

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  • Churches are not immune to natural disasters and crimes, and especially in a state like California, it is important to have adequate insurance coverage for the church building and the people who work and volunteer there.

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  • Some locations in California are more susceptible to fires, floods, and other natural disasters than other locations.

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  • Other considerations landlords must take into account include natural disasters and lawsuits occurring as a result of an accident on the property.

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  • Many independent companies are good at what they do, and in large disasters you may have no choice.

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  • Damage brought about by most disasters is covered, however there are exceptions.

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  • Disasters like floods usually require a separate policy.

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  • After all, Los Angeles County residents have dealt with earthquakes, mudslides, fires and other disasters that have all resulted in devastating loss of personal property.

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  • This kind of business insurance is what you'll rely on to replace items that you lose as a result of covered occurrences, which typically include burglary or robbery, fire, or weather disasters.

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  • The policy also covers damage caused by accidents and natural disasters, and will pay for damage to the structure of the home, property inside the home, and injury.

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  • Others include natural disasters, such as lightning, tornadoes, and flooding.

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  • Belongings may not be thrown away, especially in cases of natural disasters such as flooding or a hurricane, until a representative of the company has inspected the damage.

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  • While your insurance should cover any damage from fire, flood, and other natural disasters, it will not likely protect their belongings or anything that doesn't belong to you.

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  • However, they sometimes get blind sided by a series of unfortunate events, such as natural disasters, a mass casualty event, or an unprecedented number of people going on long term disability.

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  • Comedian Ian Coburn, author of God is a Woman: Dating Disasters, was kind enough to entertain LoveToKnow with an interview on lingerie, himself, and provide a bit of useful but fun advice on lingerie.

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  • In God is a Woman: Dating Disasters I recall several.

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  • Episodes focus on families in dire straits or who have been victims of natural disasters, such as the 5th season of the show which helped out families affected by Hurricane Katrina.

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  • Many of them have suffered hardships such as illnesses, injuries, recent deaths of a parent or child, job losses, and natural disasters.

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  • It airs on The Style Network and helps people with their fashion disasters.

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  • Discovery worked with the Homeland Security Department and other disaster experts to develop a realistic environment that mirrors the world that people face in the wake of real life disasters.

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  • What Not to Wear is a TLC reality television show that makes over everyday people classified as "fashion disasters" by family, friends or coworkers.

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  • Everyone answers to quick-thinking Robert, who is constantly averting wedding day disasters.

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  • Simpson has been the target of much public criticism for her ditzy persona, fluctuating weight, and her fashion disasters.

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  • The David Tutera bio is the story of a celebrity wedding planner who became a celebrity himself after WE tv put him in front of the reality TV lens to rescue brides from potential nuptial disasters.

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  • Today scientists and biologists are working together to perfect robobees for cross pollination and to help find survivors after disasters.

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  • From end of the world tropes to plagues, diseases and disasters, the theme in science fiction is most often the central idea from which conflict or solution to the conflict arises.

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  • Terraforming and colonization come with inherent risks such as intergalactic war, alien encounters and natural disasters.

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  • But in the main his policy in 431-429 was sound, and the disasters of the war cannot fairly be laid to his charge.

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  • Recruiting and Strength.EJniversal compulsory service was adopted after the disasters of 1870-1871, though in principle it had been established by Marshal Niels reforms a few years before that date.

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  • The relations between the new emperor and the pope were ill defined; and this proved the source of infinite disasters to Italy and Europe in the sequel.

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  • As a general rule the annalists wrote in a spirit of uncritical patriotism, which led them to minimize or gloss over such disasters as the conquest of Rome by Porsena and the compulsory payment of ransom to the Gauls, and to flatter the people by exaggerated accounts of Roman prowess, dressed up in fanciful language.

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  • But the campaign of 1685 was a series of disasters, and when he sought help from the Turks at Nagyvarad they seized and sent him in chains to Belgrade, possibly because of his previous negotiations with Leopold, whereupon most of his followers made their peace with the emperor.

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  • Every plant is constrained to carry Out its functions of germination, growth, nutrition, reproduction, &c., between certain limits of temperature, and somewhere between the extremes of these limits each function finds ao optimum temperature at which the working of the living machinery is at its best, and, other things being equal, any great departure from this may induce pathological conditions; and many disasters are due to the failure to provide such suitable temperaturese.g.

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  • The movement came to a head, as a result of the disasters of the war with Japan, in 1904.

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  • But reverses followed quickly, and in the ensuing campaigns the British troops suffered the most severe disasters.

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  • There are a number of apparently related passages which, however, on internal grounds, are unsuitable to the present period, and when they show independent signs of a later date (in their present form), there is a very strong probability that they refer to such subsequent disasters.

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  • The sabbath, once a festival, had become more strictly observed, and when he found the busy agriculturists and traders (some of them from Tyre) pursuing their usual labours on that day, he pointed to the disasters which had resulted in the past from such profanation, and immediately took measures to put down the evil (Neh.

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  • Selim, the late sultan's nephew, who succeeded, made strenuous preparations for continuing the war, but his generals were incompetent and his army mutinous; expeditions for the relief of Bender and Akkerman failed, Belgrade was taken by the Austrians, Izmail was captured by Suvorov, and the fall of Anapa completed the series of Turkey's disasters.

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  • It has generally been forgotten that the utter want of march discipline in the French, and not the climatic conditions, was responsible for the appalling disasters which ensued.

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  • These disasters compelled the retreat of the whole Silesian army, and Napoleon, leaving Mortier and Marmont to deal with them, hurried back to Troyes with his main body to strike the flank of Schwarzenberg's army, which had meanwhile begun its leisurely advance, and again at Mormant on the 17th of February, Montereau the 38th and Mery the he inflicted such heavy punishment upon his adversaries that they fell back precipitately to Bar-sur-Aube.

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  • Financial embarrassments increased to an alarming extent; the emperor was compelled by the British government to make peace with Buenos Aires and to renounce the Banda Oriental; and to fill the sum of disasters Dom Miguel had treacherously usurped the crown of Portugal.

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  • On his return from exile, after the subsidence of the Tatar deluge, he found his kingdom in ashes; and his two great remedies, wholesale immigration and castle-building, only sowed the seeds of fresh disasters.

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  • It argued no ordinary foresight thus to recognize that Hungary's strategy in her contest with the Turks must be strictly defensive, and the wisdom of Sigismund was justified by the disasters which almost invariably overcame the later Magyar kings whenever they ventured upon aggressive warfare with the sultans.

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  • Yet God has not gone forth with them: the heathen have been victorious, blood has flowed like water round Jerusalem, the Temple has been defiled, and these disasters assume the character of a religious persecution.

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  • Absolute security is impossible, as is proved by the many and serious disasters under the most stringent laws and careful regulations that can be devised.

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  • Yet in spite of these disasters the republic was by no means crushed; it soon regained the suzerainty of many cities which had broken off all connexion with it after the expulsion of the duke of Athens, and purchased the overlordship of Prato from Queen Joanna of Naples, who had inherited it from the duke of Calabria.

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  • The rivalry of the Burgundians and Armagnacs brought terrible disasters upon France, and for many years afterwards the name of "Armagnacs" was bestowed upon the bands of adventurers who were as much to be feared as the Grandes Compagnies of the preceding age.

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  • At the height of his country's disasters he sought to confirm his own power by making terms with the Florentines, by yielding certain castles to Lucca, and by neglecting to conclude negotiations with the Genoese for the release of the prisoners, lest these should all prove more or less hostile to himself.

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  • He had married a wealthy Spanish lady named Therasia; this happy union was clouded by the death in infancy of their only child - a bereavement which, combined with the many disasters by which the empire was being visited, did much to foster in them that world-weariness to which they afterwards gave such emphatic expression.

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  • The disasters of the early part of the second Punic War revealed an unparalleled religious nervousness: portents and prodigies were announced from all quarters, it was felt that the divine anger was on the state, yet there was no belief in the efficacy of the old methods for restoring the pax deum.

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  • In that year he commanded the patriot forces in Rumelia, and though he failed to co-operate effectually with other chiefs, or with the foreign sympathizers fighting for the Greeks, he gained some successes against the Turks which were very welcome amid the disasters of the time.

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  • They knew that war with the Republic, which had recovered very rapidly from the disasters of the war of 1652-53, would be popular with the trading classes in England.

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  • But the precarious tenure of their possession had been deeply impressed on them by the disasters and humiliations they had undergone in these districts during the reign of Domitian.

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  • Thanks mainly to the support of the tsar and of England these schemes were foiled; and France emerged from her disasters with frontiers which were practically those of 1792.

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  • In the disasters which followed she maintained peace, while draining the land of men and money to aid her son in the East.

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  • His short administration was one of the most disgraceful and incompetent in English history, originating in an accident, supported only by the will of the sovereign, by gross corruption and intimidation, the precursor of the disintegration of political life and of a whole series of national disasters.

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  • The king of Saxony's faith in Napoleon was shaken by the disasters of the Russian campaign, in which 21,000 Saxon troops had shared; when, however, the allies invaded Saxony in the spring of 1813, he refused to declare against Napoleon and fled to Prague, though he withdrew his contingent from the French army.

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  • The disasters of the years1812-1813brought Napoleon to treat Pius VII.

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  • The divided state of German Protestantism, resulting from these theological differences, contributed in no small degree to the disasters of the Thirty Years' War, and various attempts were made to unite the two confessions.

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  • Those of them who survived or escaped the disasters of the retreat fled before the tsar's army and followed the fortunes of Napoleon in 1813 and 1814.

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  • In times of great national disasters he deserves to be remembered as a true patriot; but the spirit of his poetry is altogether unwholesome.

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  • Thrice Joash smote the Syrians - in accordance with the last words of the dying prophet - and Aphek in the Sharon plain, famous in history for Israel's disasters, now witnessed three victories.

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  • In Israel as in Judah the political disasters not only meant a shifting of population, they also brought into prominence the old popular and non-official religion, the character of which is not to be condemned because of the attitude of lofty prophets in advance of their age.

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  • Through some perfect storm of wars, downturns, and disasters, the once-sunny outlook turned dark.

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  • During this three-year period, conveniently named by the Chinese "The Three Years of Natural Disasters," no one really knows how many people died; estimates range from fifteen million to a high of more than forty-five million.

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  • And she burst into sobs with the despairing vehemence with which people bewail disasters they feel they have themselves occasioned.

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