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  • The Medical School may be considered the only distinctively professional school in the city.
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  • In fact, there were special cases, like that of Synesius, in which a speculative reconstruction of distinctively Christian doctrines by Christian men was winked at.
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  • "This is Sam," a distinctively feminine voice replied.
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  • The conception of the Messiah may be Jewish: at all events it is not distinctively Christian.
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  • The suburbs extend along the shores of the bay for more than 10 m., but the part distinctively known as the " city " occupies a site about 3 m.
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  • Neotropical and distinctively Sonoran insects mingle with members of the Holoarctic fauna across a wide " transition zone " in North America.
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  • As just indicated there are three distinctively mountainous districts, various minor groups lying outside these.
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  • Oriente province is distinctively the mineral province of the island.
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  • It is popularly used of a relation between persons amounting to more than goodwill or friendship. By ethical writers the word has been used generally of distinct states of feeling, both lasting and spasmodic; some contrast it with "passion" as being free from the distinctively sensual element.
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  • The modern oriental open waistcoat finds its fellow in the jacket or bolero from ancient Crete, and seems to have been distinctively Aegean.
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  • As trousers were distinctively Persian - though the Persians had the reputation for borrowing Median and foreign dress (Herod.
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  • Later, Herodotus describes it as distinctively Scythian (vii.
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  • not distinctively theological; only the first part was completed, but extensive preparations were made for the others.
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  • The recent recovery of the Latin version is of singular interest, as showing that, even without the distinctively Christian additions and interpolations which our full form of the Teaching presents, it was circulating under the title Doctrina apostolorum?
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  • There is sufficient evidence that his family was of Croatian stock: a fact which throws light upon the distinctively Slavonic character of much of his music. He received the first rudiments of education from his father, a wheelwright with twelve children, and at an early age evinced a decided musical talent.
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  • Two side niches contain the earliest known mosaics of distinctively Christian subjects.
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  • There is a want of depth in Christian experience, in the power of realizing relative spiritual values in the light of the master principle involved in the distinctively Christian consciousness, such as could raise Clement above a verbal eclecticism, rather than comprehensiveness, in the use of Apostolic language.
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  • Impressive as is their witness to the persistence of the Apostolic teaching in its essential features, amidst all personal and local variations, perhaps the most striking thing about these writings is the degree in which they fail to appreciate certain elements of the Apostolic teaching as embodied in the New Testament, and those its higher and more distinctively Christian elements.'
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  • Ptolemy, who himself chiefly used the " Claws " (XnXai), speaks of it as a distinctively Chaldaean sign; 2 and it occurs as an extrazodiacal asterism in the Chinese sphere.
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  • Their language, the most distinctively Lao-Tai attribute which they have, plainly shows their very close relationship with the latter race and its present branches, the Shans (Tai Long) and the Ahom of Assam, while their appearance, customs, written character and religion bear strong evidence of their affinity with the Khmers.
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  • The eleventh census was taken under a law almost identical with that of the tenth, and extended through twenty-five large volumes, presenting a work almost as encyclopaedic, but much more distinctively statistical.
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  • As a sequel, the Bible Translation Society was founded in 1839 to issue versions embodying distinctively Baptist renderings.
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  • He was among the first distinctively American writers, and protested vigorously against intellectual thraldom to the mother-country.
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  • A study of the family names appearing on the census rolls of two prosperous and typical American counties, one distinctively urban and the other rural, in 1790 and I900, has confirmed the popular impression that the British element is growing little, and that the fastest reproducers to-day are the foreign elements that have become large in the immigration current in very recent decades.
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  • New York, Rhode Island, Massachusetts and New Hampshire in the eastern part of the country, Louisiana in the south, and New Mexico, Arizona, California and Montana in the western part are distinctively Roman Catholic states, with not less than 63% of these in the total church body.
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  • The First Distinctively Canadian Novel Was John Richardson'S (1796-1852) Wacousta (1832), A Stirring Tale Of The War Of 1812.
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  • When that life is exhibited, as it ought to be, in its distinctively heavenly character, it bears witness to the presence of a power in Christian men which no mere recollection of a past example, however heroic or beautiful, The Conception of Priesthood, p. 29.
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  • The south-west section is distinctively sandy.
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  • Little confidence can, however, be placed in the identification of Proteaceous or, indeed, of any distinctively Australian plants in Tertiary deposits in the northern hemisphere.
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  • Among other central thoughts in Comte's explanation of history are these: - The displacement of theological by positive conceptions has been accompanied by a gradual rise of an industrial regime out of the military regime; - the great permanent contribution of Catholicism was the separation which it set up between the temporal and the spiritual powers,; - the progress of the race consists in the increasing preponderance of the distinctively human elements over the animal elements; - the absolute tendency of ordinary social theories will be replaced by an unfailing adherence to the relative point of view, and from this it follows that the social state, regarded as a whole, has been as perfect in each period as the co-existing condition of humanity and its environment would allow.
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  • practical disuse of the distinctively Christian means of grace, as compared with those recognized by Judaism, and such conformity to the latter as would make the reproach of the Cross to cease (xiii.
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  • (now Peterborough), was accepted from Selden to Hallam as an historical fact, and knighthood was supposed, not only to have been known among the Anglo-Saxons, but to have had a distinctively religious character which was contemned by the Norman invaders.
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  • The need of this continent was also the means of creating the distinctively Anglican organization known as the Church Missionary Society.
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  • The stronghold of this last, the distinctively " Alpine " flora, is the region above the tree-limit.
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  • It is easy to understand that a form of monastic life thus emptied of distinctively Oriental features and adapted to the needs of the West.
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  • The territories occupied by peoples of distinctively Teutonic race and language are commonly designated as German, and in this sense may be taken to include, besides Germany proper (the subject of the present article), the German-speaking sections of Austria, Switzerland and Holland.
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  • A distinctively late Egyptian use of glass was for weights and vase-stamps, to receive an impress stating the amount of the weight or measure.
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  • In all these distinctively Buddhist verses the existing translations (of which Professor Max Miller's is the best known, and Dr Karl Neumann's the best) are inadequate and sometimes quite erroneous.
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  • Though considerable individual differences of type may be found in every village, the Berbers are distinctively a " white " race, and the majority would, if clad in European costume, pass unchallenged as Europeans.
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  • It was only natural then that some of those who professed to prepare young Athenians for public life should give to their teaching a distinctively political direction; and accordingly we find Isocrates recognizing teachers of politics, and discriminating them at once from those earlier sophists who gave popular instruction in the arts and from the contemporary eristics.
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  • The Theaetetus indeed, in which Plato essays to deal with them, is in the broad sense of the word logical, the first distinctively logical treatise that has come down to us.
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  • Their poor soils are distinctively sandy, those of the lowlands clayey; but these elements are usually found combined in rich loams characterized by the predominance of one or the other constituent.
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  • Other distinctively southern products (tobacco, &c.) are of no importance in Arkansas.
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  • On Santa Cruz Professor Joseph Le Conte found 248 species, nearly all of which are distinctively Californian, 48 being peculiar to the surrounding islands and 28 peculiar to Southern California.
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  • The oldest specimen of a distinctively Ionian alphabet is the famous inscription of the mercenaries of Psammetichus, in Upper Egypt, as to which the only doubt is whether the Psammetichus in question is the first or the second, and consequently whether the inscription is to be dated 01.40 or 01.47.
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  • It is the idea of tension or tonicity as the essential attribute of body, in contradistinction to passive inert matter, which is distinctively Stoic. The Epicureans leave unexplained the primary constitution and first movements of their atoms or elemental solids; chance or declination may account for them.
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  • The Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays of these weeks are the Ember days distinctively, the following Sundays being the days of ordination.
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  • There was a school of distinctively latitudinarian thought in the Church of England; others not unnaturally thought it better to extend the realm of the adiaphora beyond the sphere of Protestant ritual or the details of systematic divinity.
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  • Outside France, Germany and England, there were no great schools of thought distinctively deistic, though in most countries there is to be found a rationalistic anti-clerical movement which partakes of the character of deism.
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  • It is the union of these ideas with a hierarchical system, and with the temporal sovereignty of the head of that system in Tibet, which constitutes what is distinctively understood by the term Lamaism.
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  • In later times a Jewish element was added to the population, and under its influence were developed in all the cities of the kingdom, especially Tanais, societies of "worshippers of the highest God," apparently professing a monotheism which without being distinctively Jewish or Christian was purer than any found among the inhabitants of the Empire.
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  • The opinion is deeply rooted in modern as in ancient thought, that only a distinctively human element of the highest import can account for the severance between man and the highest animal below him.
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  • The most distinctively oriental title of the Greek Aphrodite is Urania, the Semitic " queen of the heavens."
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  • But the relapse was brief, and the Northampton revival, which had spread through the Connecticut valley and whose fame had reached England and Scotland, was followed in1739-1740by the Great Awakening, distinctively under the leadership of Edwards.
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  • DIONYSUS (probably = " son of Zeus," from Otos and vvvos, a Thracian word for " son "), in Greek mythology, originally a nature god of fruitfulness and vegetation, especially of the vine; hence, distinctively, the god of wine.
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  • To a slight extent it is possible to grow fruit of distinctively southern habitat, but even pears (a prominent and valuable crop) are uncertain in returns.
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  • 6a the several colleges, and which have jurisdiction over distinctively collegiate matters.
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  • There is nothing distinctively Turkish in the combination of crescent and star which appears on the Turkish national standard; the latter is shown by coins and inscriptions to have been an ancient Illyrian symbol, and is of course common in knightly and decorative orders.
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  • The most distinctively sacred books are called the forty-five Agamas, consisting of eleven Angas, twelve Upangas, ten Pakinnakas, six Chedas, four Mina-sutras and two other books.
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  • The west central portion has considerable irregularities of contour, and the north-west is distinctively hilly.
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  • A more distinctively Christian, and a more deeply moral, significance is given to the notion in the antithesis of " faith " and " works."
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  • This influence, so far as it has affected moral as distinct from political speculation, has been exercised primarily through the general conception of human progress; which, in Comte's view, consists in the ever growing preponderance of the distinctively human attributes over the purely animal, social feelings being ranked highest among human attributes, and highest of all the most universalized phase of human affection, the devotion to humanity as a whole.
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  • represented by slates, limestones and sandstones yielding a distinctively Silurian fauna.
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  • allure of outdated photography suggestive of distinctively Eastern European chic.
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  • The new menus incorporate appetizers, salads, entrees and desserts that reflect distinctively European and American tastes.
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  • Treat Your Feet comprises of three distinctively chunky ranges each available in 10 of the most popular colors including beiges, creams and golds.
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  • Distinctively Besson embraces a certain fetishism of style, developing a film language that is essentially colored, highly stylized, energetic and mysterious.
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  • It is this passive resistance which accounts, for example, for the comparative paucity and poverty of distinctively Scottish literature since the Union.
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  • Each sheet was distinctively marked to make sure the quires could not get muddled up.
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  • riseS rose through the ranks of the underground hip-hop scene with a distinctively organic vibe that was styled to connect with the common man.
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  • LAS rose through the ranks of the underground hip-hop scene with a distinctively organic vibe that was styled to connect with the common man.
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  • Taylor's theology was distinctively infra-lapsarian; it disagreed with Samuel Hopkins and Emmons in rejecting the theory of "divine efficiency" and in arguing that man can choose the right "even if he won't" - distinguishing like Edwards between natural ability and moral inability; it distinguished sensibility or susceptibility as something different from will or understanding, without moral qualities, to which the appeal for right choice may be made; and it made selflove (a term borrowed from Dugald Stewart, connoting the innocent love of happiness and distinct from selfishness) the particular feeling appealed to by the influences of the law and gospel.
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  • Thirdly, we have to record very considerable progress in our knowledge of distinctively morphological anatomy, i.e.
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  • It is not so easy to determine their relevance and usefulness in relation to distinctively modern problems, or to indicate within what limits their work is of permanent value, and we can only deal with these questions in their more general aspects.
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  • Ethics have become more distinctively a science, instead of an awkward hybrid between a science and an art; their business has been to investigate what moral conduct is, not to lay down the law as to what it ought to be.
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  • The family meal is sanctified by the offering of a portion of the food to the household numina: the chief events in the individual life, birth, infancy, puberty, marriage, are all marked by religious ceremonial, in some cases of a distinctively primitive character.
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  • His main idea was that the sacrament of the Lord's Supper was not the repetition of the sacrifice of Christ, but the faithful remembrance that that sacrifice had been made once for all; and his deeper idea of faith, which included in the act of faith a real union and communion of the faithful soul with Christ, really preserved what was also most valuable in the distinctively Lutheran doctrine.
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  • Euphratean exploration has so far brought to light no traces of ecliptical partition by the moon's diurnal motion, unless, indeed, zodiacal associations be claimed for a set of twenty-eight deprecatory formulae against evil spirits inscribed on a Ninevite tablet.4 The safest general conclusions regarding this disputed subject appear to be that the sieu, distinctively and unvaryingly Chinese, cannot properly be described as divisions of a lunar zodiac, that the nakshatras, though of purely Indian origin, became modified by the successive adoption of Greek and Chinese rectifications and supposed improvements; while the manazil constituted a frankly eclectic system, in which elements from all quarters were combined.
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  • He entered deeply into the distinctively Pythagorean number theory, particularly dwelling on the properties inherent in the decad - the sum of the first four numbers, consequently the fourth triangular number, the tetractys (see Vit.
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  • So far as we can judge from the inscriptions, Nippur did not enjoy at this time, or at any later period for that matter, political hegemony, but was distinctively a sacred city, important from the possession of the famous shrine of En-lil.
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  • North of the Sahara in Algeria and Morocco are the Libyans (Berbers, q.v.), a distinctively white people, who have in certain respects (e.g.
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  • Slightly diluted, it has a distinctively smokey taste, with a very clean finish.
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  • Cats are inherently mysterious animals, and so many of their habits such as scratching, kneading and perching are distinctively peculiar.
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  • Country decor with a distinctively American theme tends to come in patterns such as checks, stripes, and patchwork-inspired designs.
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  • Americana decor, like other country accents, tends to have a handmade look and feel, but with distinctively wholesome or American motifs such as stars, hearts, apples, and barns.
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  • Kids' bedding sets are distinctively bright, cheerful and often themed with a beloved cartoon or fairytale character.
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  • Whether your child wants a distinctively retro theme on a shirt, or one that is still competitive today, Junk Food may have just the right tee for your child.
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  • The higher rank males wore clothing that was distinctively marked whereas men who ranked low wore unmarked clothing.
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  • The best time of year to shop is when the autumn clothes are available, as corduroy is a distinctively autumnal fabric.
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  • Likewise, a cohort-2 Boomer coming of age in the late 60s-early 70s recalls soldiers returning from Vietnam, President Nixon's resignation, and even disco more distinctively than their predecessors.
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  • A solid black frame offsets this distinctively bold look.
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  • This look is distinctively cat shaped, so choose accordingly.
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  • Sleek and distinctively "artsy," these frames are sure to capture attention no matter where you go.
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  • Franklin Mint collectibles are always numbered and marked distinctively.
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  • Pook-a-Looz include toys and other items that are distinctively Disney but with a bit of a twist.
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  • This always grants Marc by Marc Jacobs bags a distinctively playful and retro appeal.
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  • A few seem to be created with the ladies in mind, while others have a distinctively masculine appeal.
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  • The advantage of making your own is that the bag can be customized with your name, favorite sayings and other information making it distinctively different than anyone else's.
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  • This site is one of the few that features distinctively "girl" games for school-aged girls.
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  • These distinctively red boots were meant to support a national program for young adults, and the footwear sold for about 150 US dollars a pair.
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  • Men in Black: While keeping aliens in order, Will Smith wears the distinctively quirky Hamilton Ventura.
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  • When you first try these mats you may notice a distinctively strong rubber-like smell.
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  • Many foods are distinctively used in the meals, such as kombu.
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  • Although it's not the same as lingerie from Paris, if you have some basic sewing skills and want to make something that is distinctively yours, French knickers are not difficult to construct.
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  • Using distinctively southern samples and lyrics, Outkast sounded like something completely new.
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  • The clothes they fashion out of rags have a distinctively Elizabethan look to them.
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  • One popular dish is satay, or barbecued meat served on bamboo skewers and distinctively seasoned.
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  • Distinctively Calebite are the stories of the eponym who, fearless of the " giants " of Palestine, gained striking divine promises (Num.
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  • During the excavations on the Acropolis at Athens, terminated in 1888, many potsherds of the Mycenaean style were found; but Olympia had yielded either none, or such as had not been recognized before being thrown away, and the temple site at Delphi produced nothing distinctively Aegean.
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  • That the eggs laid by birds should offer to some extent characters of utility to systematists is only to be expected, when it is considered that those from the same nest generally bear an extraordinary family likeness to one another, and also that in certain groups the essential peculiarities of the egg-shell are constantly and distinctively characteristic. Thus no one who has ever examined the egg of a duck or of a tinamou would ever be in danger of not referring another tinamou's egg or another duck's, that he might see, to its proper family, and so on with many others.
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  • The climate of Cuba is tropical and distinctively insular in characteristics of humidity, equability and high mean temperature.
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  • But it is important to notice that a parallel story (xx.) is without this distinctively Philistine background, and this variation is significant.
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  • The Augsburg Confession and Luther's Short Catechism may therefore be said to contain the distinctive principles which all Lutherans are bound to maintain, but, as the principal controversies of the Lutheran church all arose after the publication of the Augsburg Confession and among those who had accepted it, it does not contain all that is distinctively Lutheran.
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  • the vegetation is distinctively tropical, including among its economic products cacao, cotton, sugar, tobacco, rice, maize, yucca (also known as cassava and mandioca), peanuts, bananas, sweet potatoes, yams, arracacha (Conium moschatum, H.
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