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disturb

disturb Sentence Examples

  • I didn't mean to disturb you.

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  • I didn't want to disturb him.

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  • Even the pre-dawn glow creeping into the room failed to disturb him.

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  • I didn't want to disturb you in the middle of chores, so I called the land line.

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  • "I hope I do not disturb you," he said.

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  • She closed the top drawer slowly, so as not to disturb the stacks of boxers.

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  • Darian started towards the stairwell then stopped, not wanting to disturb Jenn after their long night.

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  • Both lay awake, trying not to disturb the other while neither slept until hours after the sun finally slipped around the corner to the other side of the world.

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  • In this connexion we may note that the disturbances, mainly royalist but sometimes Jacobinical, in several districts of France enabled Bonaparte to propose the establishment in the troubled districts of special tribunals for the trial of all offences tending to disturb the general peace.

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  • May I? he added in a low voice so as not to disturb the vicomte who was continuing his story.

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  • "No, why disturb the old fellow?" said the countess.

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  • Irritated he continued to disturb her peace, she leveled a glare on him.

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  • on taking an oath never again to disturb Algeria.

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  • I hope the scavengers won't disturb her grave.

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  • "Don't disturb the souls," Gabriel ordered.

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  • He joined them on the porch, licking an ice cream and pulling over the fourth rocker so as not to disturb Mrs. Lincoln, who gazed longingly at the dripping vanilla.

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  • He joined them on the porch, licking an ice cream and pulling over the fourth rocker so as not to disturb Mrs. Lincoln, who gazed longingly at the dripping vanilla.

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  • She did it gently, as if not to disturb the victim.

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  • was suggested by 0111vier; the paragraph asserting that France would not allow a foreign power to disturb to her own detriment the actual equilibrium of Europe was inserted by the emperor.

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  • Unwilling to disturb his solitary mood, Jenn leaned back against a pillar and watched.

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  • The transition from blue to orange or red at sunset is usually through green, but exceptional conditions may easily disturb the normal state of things.

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  • Its presence contributes to the dark colour of many basalts and other basic rocks, and may cause them to disturb the compass.

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  • But more than this, these wild dreams about the glorious kingdom of Christ began to disturb the organization which the churches had seen fit to introduce.

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  • They disturb the order here.

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  • No. Policing authorities at all levels are smart enough to accept the tips gratefully and not dig to disturb the source.

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  • I'll think it's Belfair's space car and wake up at once and not disturb a soul!

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  • "I did go through it," he said, not wanting to disturb emotions he'd buried long ago.

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  • Even Gladys Turnbull's alarm must have been muffled enough not to disturb his slumber.

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  • He considered fighting the hunger, not wanting to disturb Elisabeth who slept soundly with her head on his chest.

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  • It should be said that any double-case watch with the crystal removed serves well enough for a blind person whose touch is sufficiently delicate to feel the position of the hands and not disturb or injure them.

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  • I don't want to disturb her...just make sure she's staying there.

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  • Sozomen relates that Alexander only interfered after being charged with remissness in leaving Arius so long to disturb the faith of the church.

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  • Sozomen relates that Alexander only interfered after being charged with remissness in leaving Arius so long to disturb the faith of the church.

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  • "I have never made an effort," he says, "and never propose to make an effort; I have never countenanced an effort, and never mean to countenance an effort, to disturb the arrangement as originally made, by which the various States came into the Union."

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  • We shall suppose they did it upon great consideration and weighing of the matter, and it would be very strange and very ill if we should disturb and set aside what has been the course for a long series of times and ages."

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  • The god and his viceregent, the king, had long ceased to disturb tenancy, and were content with fixed dues in naturalia, stock, money or service.

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  • Here the sun will for ever shine, and all the pious and faithful will live a happy life, which no evil power can disturb, in the eternal fellowship of Ormazd and his angels.

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  • This, however, does not disturb the tenor of the following arguments.

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  • It need scarcely be said that these restricted approaches give littlc access to the storms which disturb the seas outside.

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  • As compared with copaiba in this connexion cubebs has the advantages of being less disagreeable to take and somewhat less likely to disturb the digestive apparatus in prolonged administration.

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  • Nor let the obvious and first hand meaning of what I said about my flesh and blood disturb you when you hear it.

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  • Here the sun will for ever shine, and all the pious and faithful will live a happy life, which no evil power can disturb, in the eternal fellowship of Ormazd and his angels.

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  • This, however, does not disturb the tenor of the following arguments.

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  • In character the Indians are, as a rule, peaceable, though conscious of their numerical superiority and at times driven to join in the revolutions which so often disturb the course of local politics; they are often intensely religious, but with a few exceptions are thriftless, indolent and inveterate gamblers.

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  • I shall not disturb him, my friend...

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  • Differences of temperature and atmospheric pressure must disturb this equilibrium, but the movements of both ocean and atmosphere lead to a high degree of uniformity in both envelopes as regards their gaseous constitutions.

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  • Blumenthal returned and read the letter, and without troubling to disturb his chief he dealt with the matter himself in what is certainly one of the most remarkable documents ever issued in a grave crisis by a responsible staff officer.

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  • Castlereagh had left Vienna with the hope that the powers would solemnly guarantee their territorial settlement and promise to make collective war on whoever dared to disturb it.

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  • In any case of potential difference measurement it is essential not to disturb the potential difference being measured; hence it follows that in electrokinetic voltmeters the wire connecting the two points of which the potential difference is to be measured must be of very high resistance.

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  • Storage for eight months did not disturb the density of the chemically extracted gas, nor had the silent electric discharge any influence upon either quality.

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  • Moreover, although they interrupt the folding of the zone in which they occur, they do not disturb it: they do not, in fact, rise through the zone, but lie upon it like unconformable masses - in other words, they rest upon a thrust-plane.

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  • Many gardeners are still afraid to disturb an unsuitable subsoil, but experienced growers have proved that by bringing it up to the surface and placing plenty of manure in the bottoms of the various trenches, the very best results are attained in the course of a season or so.

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  • It then became necessary to disturb the repose of the whole army to counter the enemy's intentions.

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  • The petty ills of life do not disturb his equanimity.

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  • We must, however, assume that the charge Q is so small that it does not sensibly disturb the original electric field, and that the dielectric constant of the insulator is unity.

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  • Yielding to the inevitable, but not forgetting to announce a brilliant victory in a bulletin, he sent his troops into winter quarters along the Passarge and down the Baltic, enjoining on his corps commanders most strictly to do nothing to disturb their adversary.

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  • They cover their houses late every autumn with fresh mud, which, freezing when the frost sets in, becomes almost as hard as stone, so that neither wolves nor wolverines can disturb their repose.

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  • In character the Indians are, as a rule, peaceable, though conscious of their numerical superiority and at times driven to join in the revolutions which so often disturb the course of local politics; they are often intensely religious, but with a few exceptions are thriftless, indolent and inveterate gamblers.

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  • The next day, when the sitting began, one of the ministers, Count Falkenhayn, a Clerical who was very unpopular, moved " That any member who continued to disturb a sitting after being twice called to order could be suspended - for three days by the president, and for thirty days by the House."

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  • Yielding to the inevitable, but not forgetting to announce a brilliant victory in a bulletin, he sent his troops into winter quarters along the Passarge and down the Baltic, enjoining on his corps commanders most strictly to do nothing to disturb their adversary.

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  • As compared with copaiba in this connexion cubebs has the advantages of being less disagreeable to take and somewhat less likely to disturb the digestive apparatus in prolonged administration.

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  • It was thought advisable for me to have my examinations in a room by myself, because the noise of the typewriter might disturb the other girls.

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  • He determined that Cuba should not be taken over by the United States, as all Europe expected it would be, and an influential section of his own party hoped it would be, but should be given every opportunity to govern itself as an independent republic; by assuming supervision of the finances of San Domingo, he put an end to controversies in that unstable republic, which threatened to disturb the peace of Europe; and he personally inspired the body of administrative officials in the Philippines, in Porto Rico and (during American occupancy) in Cuba, who for efficiency and unselfish devotion to duty compare favourably with any similar body in the world.

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  • But Alexander soon found partisans among the German clergy, hitherto the most loyal of the emperors friends; and Frederick retaliated by driving the offending prelates from their sees, a proceeding which tended to disturb the peace of the land.

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  • The desire not to disturb the emperor's Diamond Jubilee year by untoward scenes doubtless contributed to calm political passion, and it was celebrated in 1908 with complete success.

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  • But his plays - with the exception of The Witch of Edmonton, in which he doubtless had a prominent share - too often disturb the mind like a bad drel n which ends as an unsolved dissonance; and this defect is a sup

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  • Tikhon knew that neither the son's arrival nor any other unusual event must be allowed to disturb the appointed order of the day.

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  • They came to disturb my life--and there is not much of it left.

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  • But his plays - with the exception of The Witch of Edmonton, in which he doubtless had a prominent share - too often disturb the mind like a bad drel n which ends as an unsolved dissonance; and this defect is a sup

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  • Orders were given that no one should be allowed to disturb their interview, but Richelieu entered by the unguarded chapel door.

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  • We may note at once how these new figures disturb the historical balance.

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  • "For the Church of England," he there says, "I am persuaded that the constant doctrine of it is so pure and orthodox, that whosoever believes it, and lives according to it, undoubtedly he shall be saved, and that there is no error in it which may necessitate or warrant any man to disturb the peace or renounce the communion of it.

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  • The foundation of the Mongolian empire in the beginning of the 13th century did not disturb the position of the Nestorian church; but the revival of the Mahommedan power, which was coincident with the downfall of the Mongolian empire, was pregnant with disaster for her.

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  • She closed the top drawer slowly, so as not to disturb the stacks of boxers.

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  • solemnly blessed in order that the powers of evil may not disturb the bodies of the faithful departed; thus, too, the blessing of bells gives them a special power against evil demons.

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  • An elongated body like a ship has c 2 -c 1 positive, and the couple N tends to disturb the axial movement and makes it unstable, so that a steamer requires to be steered by constant attention at the helm.

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  • Most of the hardy bulbs will do well enough in the border, care being taken not to disturb them while leafless and dormant.

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  • Work which will disturb insulation board, lagging or sprayed asbestos must be carried out by licensed asbestos contractors.

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  • So problems only arise when building or repair work is being done which would disturb a colony of roosting bats.

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  • Washing her hands in the kitchen sink so that she wouldn't disturb him, she sneaked a peak in the refrigerator.

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  • A council of the army accordingly established itself in opposition to the parliament, and demanded on the 6th of April a justification and confirmation of former proceedings, to which the parliament replied by forbidding meetings of the army council without the permission of the protector, and insisting that all officers should take an oath not to disturb the proceedings in parliament.

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  • But consistently with the practice which has always prevailed in India, there is a large field of law in Burma which the British government has not attempted to disturb.

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  • The peculiarity of the instrument consists in the stream of water, as it enters the hydrometer chamber, being made to impinge against a disk of metal, by which it is broken into drops, thus liberating the steam, which would otherwise disturb the instrument.

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  • It does not appear that there was much suspicion of the garbling which had been practised - garbling not unusual at the time, and excused in this case by the fact of a lull in the troubles of Port Royal and a great desire on the part of its friends to do nothing to disturb that lull.

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  • The buildings, which are of stone and sun-dried bricks, are mostly low, on account of the earthquakes which frequently disturb the region.

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  • While the removal of ancient jealousies among the European powers interested in Egypt helped to smooth the path pursued by the Egyptian administration under the guiding hand of Great Britain, the intrigues of the Turks and movement, the danger of a revival of Moslem fanaticism threatened during 1905-1906 to disturb the peace of the country.

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  • No further serious attempts were made to disturb the frontier, of which the most southerly outpost was at once advanced to Sarras.

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  • opposite league, for he saw at once that the ruin of the Netherlands would disturb the balance of power in the north by giving an undue preponderance to England and Sweden.

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  • But Mary's heart was in the expedition and in the overthrow of Huntly; she was in the hands of her brother, to whom she had secretly given the earldom of Murray, coveted by Huntly, whose good faith she had never believed in, and whose power was apt to trouble the state and disturb her friendly relations with England.

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  • This impression is confirmed by the Gospels of St Matthew and St Luke, which though they add much fresh material do not disturb the general scheme presented by St Mark.

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  • of that followed by Scott on the " Discovery " expedition, the reason being to get the smooth Barrier ice beyond the influence of the great pressure ridges which disturb the surface near the mountains.

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  • The offer was couched in flattering terms, and conveyed an express assurance of "the largest freedom of speech in philosophy, which the prince is confident that you will not misuse to disturb the established religion."

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  • Since the electrical repulsion of the balls is equal to C 2V2 4 12 sin 2 0 dynes, where C = r is the capacity of either ball, and this force is balanced by the restoring force due to their weight, Wg dynes, where g is the acceleration of gravity, it is easy to show that we have _ 21sin 0 r " tan V 8 r as an expression for their common potential V, provided that the balls are small and their distance sufficiently great not sensibly to disturb the uniformity of electric charge upon them.

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  • The most important is the chromatic difference of aberration of the axis point, which is still present to disturb the image, after par-axial rays of different colours are united by an appropriate combination of glasses.

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  • The probability is that Herod built an entirely new city; in fact, the circumstance that it was necessary to disturb an ancient graveyard proves that there were here no buildings previously.

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  • He also calculated the effect of surface-tension on the propagation of waves on the surface of a liquid, and determined the minimum velocity of a wave, and the velocity of the wind when it is just sufficient to disturb the surface of still water.

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  • The general effect of Livy's narrative is no doubt a little spoilt by the awkward arrangement, adopted from his authorities, which obliges him to group the events by years, and thus to disturb their natural relations and continuity.

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  • There were no more De la Poles who could advance even the most shadowy pretensions to disturb the Tudor dynasty.

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  • But in order that the action may be complete the initial resistance to percolation of water at every part of the soil must be such that the motion of the water through it shall be insufficient to disturb the water-borne mineral and organic particles lodged on the surface or in the interstices of the soil.

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  • It is essential that during the working of the filter the water should be so supplied that it will not disturb the surface of the sand.

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  • I was apt to suspect there might be some cause or other unknown to me which might disturb the sesquialteral proportions, for the influences of the planets one upon another seemed not great enough, though I imagined Jupiter's influence greater than your numbers determine it.

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  • The facts are ill recorded, but it is safe to presume that intriguers who wished to disturb the government of Henry VII.

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  • Preparations which are not acid, or are only slightly acid, such as reduced iron, dialysed iron, the carbonate and scale preparations, do not disturb the digestion.

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  • Desert as they will, so long as they do not disturb western districts.

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  • "A man of ardent character, sanguine, courageous, speculative, fortunate, with a temper which no disappointment could disturb" (so Lord Beaconsfield described him), he soon made the beginnings of a handsome fortune and turned country gentleman.

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  • His description of his grandfather recurs to us: "A man of ardent character, sanguine, courageous and fortunate, with a temper which no disappointment could disturb."

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  • The immense mass of material has not yet been thoroughly sifted; and the passions of that age still disturb the judgment of the historian.

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  • Similarly, though like other men he will be subject to bodily pain, this will not cause him mental grief or disquiet, as his worst agonies will not disturb his clear conviction that it is really indifferent to his true reasonable self.

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  • Nay, it would even be found that the habit of philosophical reflection often operated adversely to the attainment of this end, by developing the thinker's selfconsciousness, so as to disturb that normal relation to external objects on which the zest of ordinary enjoyment depends.

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  • Instead, it possesses an army of placemen and officials; but these being mainly recruited from the peasantry, do not disturb the prevailing social equality.

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  • What "actually happens" as distinct from all that seems to happen, when two reals A and B are together is that, assuming them to differ in quality, they tend to disturb each other to the extent of that difference, at the same time that each preserves itself intact by resisting, as it were, the other's disturbance.

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  • This will disturb the resistance balance by an amount which can be measured by the deflection of the galvanometer, or by the change of the shunt-box, S, required to restore the balance.

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  • He was too well acquainted with the domestic politics of the Peninsula to suppose that Carlism could ever do more than disturb for a while the tranquillity of Spain.

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  • While the Greek mythology described the Titans as "enchained once for all in their dark dungeons" yet Prometheus' threat remained to disturb the tranquillity of the Olympian Zeus.

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  • In some cases the substances actually enter into a chemical combination with the protoplasm, which may be temporary or (much less frequently) permanent; in other cases they seem simply to modify or disturb the usual chemical activity of the cells.

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  • Several disputes which threatened to disturb the peace of the Empire was settled through his mediation, and he compelled the citizens of Magdeburg to do homage to him.

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  • "I hope I do not disturb you," he said.

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  • I didn't mean to disturb you.

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  • I hope the scavengers won't disturb her grave.

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  • I inform the campground caretakers when I stop, I have an ill wife aboard, so don't disturb us.

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  • No. Policing authorities at all levels are smart enough to accept the tips gratefully and not dig to disturb the source.

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  • I put Howie's cell on buzzer so it wouldn't disturb them.

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  • I didn't want to disturb him.

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  • Even the pre-dawn glow creeping into the room failed to disturb him.

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  • "I did go through it," he said, not wanting to disturb emotions he'd buried long ago.

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  • Unwilling to disturb his solitary mood, Jenn leaned back against a pillar and watched.

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  • Irritated he continued to disturb her peace, she leveled a glare on him.

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  • Both lay awake, trying not to disturb the other while neither slept until hours after the sun finally slipped around the corner to the other side of the world.

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  • She did it gently, as if not to disturb the victim.

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  • "Don't disturb the souls," Gabriel ordered.

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  • They disturb the order here.

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  • I don't want to disturb her...just make sure she's staying there.

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  • I'll think it's Belfair's space car and wake up at once and not disturb a soul!

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  • Even Gladys Turnbull's alarm must have been muffled enough not to disturb his slumber.

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  • He considered fighting the hunger, not wanting to disturb Elisabeth who slept soundly with her head on his chest.

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  • Washing her hands in the kitchen sink so that she wouldn't disturb him, she sneaked a peak in the refrigerator.

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  • I didn't want to disturb you in the middle of chores, so I called the land line.

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  • Darian started towards the stairwell then stopped, not wanting to disturb Jenn after their long night.

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  • How do I go about getting a license to disturb a badger set?

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  • How do I go about getting a license to disturb a badger set?

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  • If once burgled, then every little sound at night would disturb you.

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  • careful not to disturb other users.

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  • Toxic substances may disturb normal cell function, damage cell membranes, interfere with enzyme and immune systems and RNA and DNA activity.

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  • You must not disturb the forming curd in any way during this period.

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  • There is no need to disturb the roots just plant the whole lot in the ground and the pots will gradually disintegrate.

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  • disturb the tranquility of this remote spot.

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  • disturb a badger set?

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  • disturb the slumber of feelings that have died.

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  • disturb nesting birds.

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  • large ductwork ensures that the high air volume will not disturb the product.

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  • Only a very small electric pulse is needed to disturb the equilibrium.

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  • faerie tale for adults, the story asks us to enjoy the very elements that it uses to disturb us.

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  • illegal to disturb an otter whether it is in its holt or not.

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  • kingfisher nest sites do not disturb the immediate area close by.

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  • lorry movement of a large number of heavy lorries across the common will further disturb the flocks.

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  • Nowadays, only sheep and the occasional railroad rambler disturb the tranquility of this remote spot.

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  • Only £ 8.48 Tell a friend More Info Do Not Disturb Kit Create some sizzle in your nights with this silky seduction restraint kit.

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  • skylark nest site do not disturb the immediate area close by.

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  • Pain is something that often disturb sleep especially as we get older.

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  • I won't disturb the slumber of feelings that have died.

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  • thoughtless actions of people who would disturb our love.

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  • Small imperfections disappear, and even higher frequency undulations seem not to disturb it at all.

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  • The solution to the problem is simple - just don't disturb the program which generates the waveform.

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  • Please do not trespass as habitat is under severe threat and it is easy to hike in noxious weeds and to disturb nesting birds.

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  • He looked at the girl, strove to collapse game online Yahoo consider her impersonally, for her youthful beauty began to disturb him.

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  • The transition from blue to orange or red at sunset is usually through green, but exceptional conditions may easily disturb the normal state of things.

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  • We shall suppose they did it upon great consideration and weighing of the matter, and it would be very strange and very ill if we should disturb and set aside what has been the course for a long series of times and ages."

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  • The god and his viceregent, the king, had long ceased to disturb tenancy, and were content with fixed dues in naturalia, stock, money or service.

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  • On the 31st of August of the same year the long period of mutual suspicion between Great Britain and Russia was closed by a convention for an amicable settlement of all questions likely to disturb the relations of the two Powers in Asia generally, including the demarcation of Persia into spheres of influence (see Persia: History).

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  • In 1 535 a sort of compromise was brought about between himself and the Reformers, he promising not to disturb the peace of the church and they not to treat him as a disturber.

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  • was suggested by 0111vier; the paragraph asserting that France would not allow a foreign power to disturb to her own detriment the actual equilibrium of Europe was inserted by the emperor.

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  • Its presence contributes to the dark colour of many basalts and other basic rocks, and may cause them to disturb the compass.

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  • In this connexion we may note that the disturbances, mainly royalist but sometimes Jacobinical, in several districts of France enabled Bonaparte to propose the establishment in the troubled districts of special tribunals for the trial of all offences tending to disturb the general peace.

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  • But more than this, these wild dreams about the glorious kingdom of Christ began to disturb the organization which the churches had seen fit to introduce.

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  • It then became necessary to disturb the repose of the whole army to counter the enemy's intentions.

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  • solemnly blessed in order that the powers of evil may not disturb the bodies of the faithful departed; thus, too, the blessing of bells gives them a special power against evil demons.

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  • Differences of temperature and atmospheric pressure must disturb this equilibrium, but the movements of both ocean and atmosphere lead to a high degree of uniformity in both envelopes as regards their gaseous constitutions.

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  • A council of the army accordingly established itself in opposition to the parliament, and demanded on the 6th of April a justification and confirmation of former proceedings, to which the parliament replied by forbidding meetings of the army council without the permission of the protector, and insisting that all officers should take an oath not to disturb the proceedings in parliament.

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  • Orders were given that no one should be allowed to disturb their interview, but Richelieu entered by the unguarded chapel door.

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  • Blumenthal returned and read the letter, and without troubling to disturb his chief he dealt with the matter himself in what is certainly one of the most remarkable documents ever issued in a grave crisis by a responsible staff officer.

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  • But consistently with the practice which has always prevailed in India, there is a large field of law in Burma which the British government has not attempted to disturb.

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  • An elongated body like a ship has c 2 -c 1 positive, and the couple N tends to disturb the axial movement and makes it unstable, so that a steamer requires to be steered by constant attention at the helm.

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  • It need scarcely be said that these restricted approaches give littlc access to the storms which disturb the seas outside.

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  • The petty ills of life do not disturb his equanimity.

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  • We must, however, assume that the charge Q is so small that it does not sensibly disturb the original electric field, and that the dielectric constant of the insulator is unity.

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  • We may note at once how these new figures disturb the historical balance.

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  • "For the Church of England," he there says, "I am persuaded that the constant doctrine of it is so pure and orthodox, that whosoever believes it, and lives according to it, undoubtedly he shall be saved, and that there is no error in it which may necessitate or warrant any man to disturb the peace or renounce the communion of it.

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  • They cover their houses late every autumn with fresh mud, which, freezing when the frost sets in, becomes almost as hard as stone, so that neither wolves nor wolverines can disturb their repose.

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  • He determined that Cuba should not be taken over by the United States, as all Europe expected it would be, and an influential section of his own party hoped it would be, but should be given every opportunity to govern itself as an independent republic; by assuming supervision of the finances of San Domingo, he put an end to controversies in that unstable republic, which threatened to disturb the peace of Europe; and he personally inspired the body of administrative officials in the Philippines, in Porto Rico and (during American occupancy) in Cuba, who for efficiency and unselfish devotion to duty compare favourably with any similar body in the world.

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  • The foundation of the Mongolian empire in the beginning of the 13th century did not disturb the position of the Nestorian church; but the revival of the Mahommedan power, which was coincident with the downfall of the Mongolian empire, was pregnant with disaster for her.

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  • Castlereagh had left Vienna with the hope that the powers would solemnly guarantee their territorial settlement and promise to make collective war on whoever dared to disturb it.

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  • on taking an oath never again to disturb Algeria.

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  • In any case of potential difference measurement it is essential not to disturb the potential difference being measured; hence it follows that in electrokinetic voltmeters the wire connecting the two points of which the potential difference is to be measured must be of very high resistance.

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  • Nor let the obvious and first hand meaning of what I said about my flesh and blood disturb you when you hear it.

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  • The peculiarity of the instrument consists in the stream of water, as it enters the hydrometer chamber, being made to impinge against a disk of metal, by which it is broken into drops, thus liberating the steam, which would otherwise disturb the instrument.

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  • Storage for eight months did not disturb the density of the chemically extracted gas, nor had the silent electric discharge any influence upon either quality.

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  • Its language now recalls that of Canute or Alfred, now anticipates that of our own day; on the one hand common right is to be done to all, as well poor as rich, without respect of persons; on the other, elections are to be free, and no man is by force, malice or menace, to disturb them.

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  • Moreover, although they interrupt the folding of the zone in which they occur, they do not disturb it: they do not, in fact, rise through the zone, but lie upon it like unconformable masses - in other words, they rest upon a thrust-plane.

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  • Many gardeners are still afraid to disturb an unsuitable subsoil, but experienced growers have proved that by bringing it up to the surface and placing plenty of manure in the bottoms of the various trenches, the very best results are attained in the course of a season or so.

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  • Most of the hardy bulbs will do well enough in the border, care being taken not to disturb them while leafless and dormant.

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  • It does not appear that there was much suspicion of the garbling which had been practised - garbling not unusual at the time, and excused in this case by the fact of a lull in the troubles of Port Royal and a great desire on the part of its friends to do nothing to disturb that lull.

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  • But Alexander soon found partisans among the German clergy, hitherto the most loyal of the emperors friends; and Frederick retaliated by driving the offending prelates from their sees, a proceeding which tended to disturb the peace of the land.

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  • The next day, when the sitting began, one of the ministers, Count Falkenhayn, a Clerical who was very unpopular, moved " That any member who continued to disturb a sitting after being twice called to order could be suspended - for three days by the president, and for thirty days by the House."

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  • The desire not to disturb the emperor's Diamond Jubilee year by untoward scenes doubtless contributed to calm political passion, and it was celebrated in 1908 with complete success.

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  • The buildings, which are of stone and sun-dried bricks, are mostly low, on account of the earthquakes which frequently disturb the region.

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  • While the removal of ancient jealousies among the European powers interested in Egypt helped to smooth the path pursued by the Egyptian administration under the guiding hand of Great Britain, the intrigues of the Turks and movement, the danger of a revival of Moslem fanaticism threatened during 1905-1906 to disturb the peace of the country.

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  • No further serious attempts were made to disturb the frontier, of which the most southerly outpost was at once advanced to Sarras.

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  • opposite league, for he saw at once that the ruin of the Netherlands would disturb the balance of power in the north by giving an undue preponderance to England and Sweden.

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  • But Mary's heart was in the expedition and in the overthrow of Huntly; she was in the hands of her brother, to whom she had secretly given the earldom of Murray, coveted by Huntly, whose good faith she had never believed in, and whose power was apt to trouble the state and disturb her friendly relations with England.

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  • This impression is confirmed by the Gospels of St Matthew and St Luke, which though they add much fresh material do not disturb the general scheme presented by St Mark.

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  • of that followed by Scott on the " Discovery " expedition, the reason being to get the smooth Barrier ice beyond the influence of the great pressure ridges which disturb the surface near the mountains.

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  • The offer was couched in flattering terms, and conveyed an express assurance of "the largest freedom of speech in philosophy, which the prince is confident that you will not misuse to disturb the established religion."

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  • Since the electrical repulsion of the balls is equal to C 2V2 4 12 sin 2 0 dynes, where C = r is the capacity of either ball, and this force is balanced by the restoring force due to their weight, Wg dynes, where g is the acceleration of gravity, it is easy to show that we have _ 21sin 0 r " tan V 8 r as an expression for their common potential V, provided that the balls are small and their distance sufficiently great not sensibly to disturb the uniformity of electric charge upon them.

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  • The most important is the chromatic difference of aberration of the axis point, which is still present to disturb the image, after par-axial rays of different colours are united by an appropriate combination of glasses.

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  • The probability is that Herod built an entirely new city; in fact, the circumstance that it was necessary to disturb an ancient graveyard proves that there were here no buildings previously.

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  • He also calculated the effect of surface-tension on the propagation of waves on the surface of a liquid, and determined the minimum velocity of a wave, and the velocity of the wind when it is just sufficient to disturb the surface of still water.

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  • The general effect of Livy's narrative is no doubt a little spoilt by the awkward arrangement, adopted from his authorities, which obliges him to group the events by years, and thus to disturb their natural relations and continuity.

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  • There were no more De la Poles who could advance even the most shadowy pretensions to disturb the Tudor dynasty.

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  • But in order that the action may be complete the initial resistance to percolation of water at every part of the soil must be such that the motion of the water through it shall be insufficient to disturb the water-borne mineral and organic particles lodged on the surface or in the interstices of the soil.

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  • It is essential that during the working of the filter the water should be so supplied that it will not disturb the surface of the sand.

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  • I was apt to suspect there might be some cause or other unknown to me which might disturb the sesquialteral proportions, for the influences of the planets one upon another seemed not great enough, though I imagined Jupiter's influence greater than your numbers determine it.

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  • The facts are ill recorded, but it is safe to presume that intriguers who wished to disturb the government of Henry VII.

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  • Preparations which are not acid, or are only slightly acid, such as reduced iron, dialysed iron, the carbonate and scale preparations, do not disturb the digestion.

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  • Desert as they will, so long as they do not disturb western districts.

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  • "A man of ardent character, sanguine, courageous, speculative, fortunate, with a temper which no disappointment could disturb" (so Lord Beaconsfield described him), he soon made the beginnings of a handsome fortune and turned country gentleman.

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  • His description of his grandfather recurs to us: "A man of ardent character, sanguine, courageous and fortunate, with a temper which no disappointment could disturb."

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  • The immense mass of material has not yet been thoroughly sifted; and the passions of that age still disturb the judgment of the historian.

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  • Similarly, though like other men he will be subject to bodily pain, this will not cause him mental grief or disquiet, as his worst agonies will not disturb his clear conviction that it is really indifferent to his true reasonable self.

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  • Nay, it would even be found that the habit of philosophical reflection often operated adversely to the attainment of this end, by developing the thinker's selfconsciousness, so as to disturb that normal relation to external objects on which the zest of ordinary enjoyment depends.

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  • Instead, it possesses an army of placemen and officials; but these being mainly recruited from the peasantry, do not disturb the prevailing social equality.

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  • The curve has important mechanical relations, in particular it is the orbit of a particle moving under the influence of a central force which varies inversely as the square of the distance of the particle; this is the gravitational law of force, and the curve consequently represents the orbits of the planets if only an individual planet and the sun be considered; the other planets, however, disturb this orbit (see Mechanics).

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  • What "actually happens" as distinct from all that seems to happen, when two reals A and B are together is that, assuming them to differ in quality, they tend to disturb each other to the extent of that difference, at the same time that each preserves itself intact by resisting, as it were, the other's disturbance.

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  • This will disturb the resistance balance by an amount which can be measured by the deflection of the galvanometer, or by the change of the shunt-box, S, required to restore the balance.

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  • He was too well acquainted with the domestic politics of the Peninsula to suppose that Carlism could ever do more than disturb for a while the tranquillity of Spain.

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  • While the Greek mythology described the Titans as "enchained once for all in their dark dungeons" yet Prometheus' threat remained to disturb the tranquillity of the Olympian Zeus.

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  • In some cases the substances actually enter into a chemical combination with the protoplasm, which may be temporary or (much less frequently) permanent; in other cases they seem simply to modify or disturb the usual chemical activity of the cells.

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  • Several disputes which threatened to disturb the peace of the Empire was settled through his mediation, and he compelled the citizens of Magdeburg to do homage to him.

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  • Only £ 8.48 Tell a friend More Info Do Not Disturb Kit Create some sizzle in your nights with this silky seduction restraint kit.

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  • If aware of skylark nest site do not disturb the immediate area close by.

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  • Pain is something that often disturb sleep especially as we get older.

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  • The additional electrodes disturb the flow of gases around the spark plug tip and performance may even be reduced.

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  • I grew very angry with the thoughtless actions of people who would disturb our love.

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  • Small imperfections disappear, and even higher frequency undulations seem not to disturb it at all.

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  • He made no attempt to disturb the British warships at anchor only a short distance from shore.

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  • The solution to the problem is simple - just do n't disturb the program which generates the waveform.

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  • Please do not trespass as habitat is under severe threat and it is easy to hike in noxious weeds and to disturb nesting birds.

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  • He looked at the girl, strove to collapse game online yahoo consider her impersonally, for her youthful beauty began to disturb him.

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  • If your baby happens to fall asleep, you don't want to disturb her by taking her out of those warm clothes.

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  • If your idea of fun is staying up late by the campfire, you might want to ask to be in a more remote area so you don't disturb the early risers.

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  • An infant will require your attention often, sometimes during the night, and this will disturb your older child's sleep.

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  • Later she apologized and said that it's "...an artist's job to disturb..." and lectured her audience about tolerance.

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  • Contemporary advertising favors smoothed, youthful surfaces, and it employs its own techniques, including image manipulation, to ensure that bodily ideals do not "disturb" us with signs of imperfection.

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  • Be careful not to disturb the roots of your good plants.

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  • Don't feel too badly if you accidentally disturb her elaborate web.

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  • Take care not to disturb the actual root ball but remove any pebbles, sticks or other unwanted items so the soil is clean.

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  • Multi-colored: Too many colors can disturb the eye and make your legs look thicker due to various colors on your lower half.

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  • Make it your "Do not disturb" zone for reading, sipping tea or unwinding.

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  • The key benefit to using the sound machines was the fact that they blocked out other noises that would otherwise disturb sleep.

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  • Always store wines with their labels up so that you can see what is inside the bottle without having to disturb it while it ages.

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  • If you do spot a bear in the distance, and the bear does not see you, do not attract its attention or disturb it in anyway.

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  • To stay entertained on the go, you may want to consider a nice set of headphones so you don't disturb your seatmates on the subway train.

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  • You can even turn on a "do not disturb" message, view your inbox, and listen to voice mails.

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  • Once the wound has been cleared of foreign material and washed, it should be gently blotted dry, with care not to disturb the blood clot.

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  • If symptoms disturb the child's sleep and interfere with school and play, a doctor should be consulted to determine a course of treatment.

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  • Kicking the sand while walking through shallow areas that may be inhabited by stingrays will disturb the water, causing the animal to move before it can be stepped on.

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  • Kidney infections, a narrowing of the arteries that carry blood to the kidneys, called renal artery stenosis, and other kidney disorders can disturb the salt and water balance.

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  • Even if it does not prevent a person from falling asleep, it may disturb sleep during the night.

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  • Should one of these appear during adolescence, it will disturb the normal progress of puberty.

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  • Toxic points-areas of localized infections such as dental abscesses or infected tonsils-may disturb the normal neutralization and weaken the cellular defenses in pregnant mothers and in children.

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  • If it is it will be distracting and disturb your sleep.

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  • Flashbulbs will disturb everyone involved and most likely upset the baby.

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  • Bubble bath can easily cause itchiness and irritation because it can disturb the pH levels in the vagina.

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  • Plus, it's so quiet it won't disturb a cat's mid-afternoon nap or a dog's beauty sleep.

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  • Whatever the reason, they have hung out the "do not disturb" sign.

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  • Another is blocking off certain times as "Do Not Disturb" sessions so that projects can be worked on.

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  • Be careful not to disturb the carpet fibers too much, since they can be very delicate.

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  • Be careful not to disturb the carpet fibers too much, since they can be very delicate.

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  • Don't push it all the way in and be careful not to disturb the track.

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  • Women's pajamas come in a periwinkle organza hatbox and include a "Do Not Disturb" sign, a personalized gift card and a lavender-scented sachet.

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  • In addition to these group games, it is wise to provide several board games for slumber parties so guests who stay awake longer have fun things to do that won't disturb sleepier guests.

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  • Keep the noise level moderate so any emergency calls can be easily heard and so the party does not disturb neighbors.

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  • Even today, many Scandinavians will not disturb an area that may be inhabited or visited by elves, including elf mounds or elf circles - rings of small mushrooms or areas where dancing elves flatten the grass.

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  • Be careful not to scrub your face too vigorously or disturb existing pimples.

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