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  • One stroke of luck, however, fell to him before his downfall.
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  • Walpole bent before the storm and abandoned the measure; but Chesterfield was summarily dismissed from his stewardship. For the next two years he led the opposition in the Upper House, leaving no stone unturned to effect Walpole's downfall.
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  • The Guelph and popular element which constituted the force and prosperity of Florence was hostile to Pisa, and led to its downfall.
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  • Even now, when his authority was at its highest, when his fame filled the land, and the vast cathedral and its precincts lacked space for the crowds flocking to hear him, his enemies were secretly preparing his downfall.
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  • It is necessary now to glance at the growth of German influence in the Ottoman Empire as being closely connected with the Turkish downfall.
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  • His daughter Servilia, who was charged with having consulted the sorcerers, professedly in regard to her father's fate, but in reality with evil designs against the emperor, was involved in his downfall.
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  • Thus the congress of Vienna failed to institute any new system for securing the stability of the European polity, nor did it recognize those new forces of liberty and nationality which had really caused Napoleon's downfall.
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  • He was not, however, destined to compass the downfall of the Sullan regime; the crisis of the Slave War placed the Senate at the mercy of Pompey and Crassus, who in 70 B.C. swept away the safeguards of senatorial ascendancy, restored the initiative in legislation to the tribunes, and replaced the Equestrian order, i.e.
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  • Nothing more was accomplished until after the downfall of Maximilian, and with a liberal subsidy from the Mexican government the Ferrocarril Mexicano was pushed to its completion in 1873.
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  • The results of this infirmity of purpose are written large on the history of Prussia from the treaty of Luneville in 1801 to the downfall that followed the campaign of Jena in 1806.
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  • Untaught by experience, he resumed his course of selfish tyranny over Christians and heathen alike, and raised the irritation of the populace to such a pitch that when, on the accession of Julian, his downfall was proclaimed and he was committed to prison, they dragged him thence and killed him, finally casting his body into the sea (24th of December 361).
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  • After the downfall of Oldenbarneveldt the office of lands'- advocate was abolished, and a new post, tenable for five years only, was erected in its place with the title of Raad-Pensionaris, or Pensionary of the Council, usually called by English writers.
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  • The attempts of the Federalist party to create a system of internal taxation was a leading cause of its downfall.
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  • He filled the posts successively of censeur royale (1766) and of inspector general of the domains of the crown (1768); he was also one of the chief advisers of the chancellor Maupeou, took part in his struggle against the parlements, and shared in his downfall in 1774.
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  • Bignon, after a short imprisonment at the hands of the allies, returned to France in time to witness the downfall of Napoleon.
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  • Three weeks after his coronation Martin excommunicated the Greek emperor and all his subjects, and allied himself with Charles of Anjou and the Venetians to compass his downfall.
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  • Until 1871 the surplus derived from the colonial budget had been turned into a deficit, and the necessity of imposing fresh taxes to meet the war expenses has led to the downfall both of individual ministries and of cabinets.
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  • Though discountenanced by the ministry, the violence of the Ultra-clericals compassed its downfall.
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  • He helped to bring about the downfall of James II.
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  • A few months later the attempt of Passanante to assassinate King Humbert at Naples (12th of December 1878) caused his downfall, in spite of the courage displayed and the severe wound received by him in protecting the king's person on that occasion.
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  • The immediate cause of Henrys downfall, however, was not his failure to appear in Italy, but his refusal to restore some lands to the bishop of Halberstadt, and it was on this charge that he was summoned before the diet.
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  • After 1526 the downfall of Hungary left Ragusa free; and about this time a great development of art and literature, begun in the 15th century and continued into the 17th, earned for the city its title of the "South Slavonic Athens."
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  • It was the union of the agrarian with the nationalist movements that made the downfall of the Austrian system inevitable.
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  • He shortly afterwards received permission from the Porte to invade Syria, with the view of punishing All Beys supporter ~ahir, and left as his deputies in Cairo Ismgil Bey and Ibrahim Bey, who, by deserting All at the battle of Salihia, had brought about his downfall.
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  • Such was Alexander's mood when the downfall of Napoleon left him the most powerful sovereign in Europe.
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  • In 1806 Magdeburg was taken by the French and annexed to the kingdom of Westphalia, but it was restored to Prussia in 1814, on the downfall of Napoleon.
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  • The muse reassures her, and prophesies the downfall of the tyrant.
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  • It proclaims the downfall of institutions, and compares the present blind security to the days of Noah and of Lot: a few only shall escape the coming overthrow.
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  • The decision caused so much discontent in the Transvaal that it brought about the downfall of President Pretorius and his party; and Thomas Francois Burgers, an educated Dutch minister, resident in Cape Colony, was elected to succeed him.
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  • When the downfall of Burgers was assured and annexation offered itself as the alternative resulting from his downfall, it is true that Kruger opposed it.
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  • This rejection of the advances of the Uitlandersby whose aid he could have built up a free and stable republic - led to his downfall, though the failure of the Jameson Raid in the first days of 1896 gave him a signal opportunity to secure the safety of his country by the grant of real reforms. But the Raid taught him no lesson of this kind, and despite the intervention of the British government the Uitlanders' grievances were not remedied.
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  • He was a member of the Comite de Siirete Generale, and contributed to the downfall of the Girondists.
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  • In Palestine, on the other hand, the downfall of the old monarchies and the infusion of new blood gave fresh life to the land.
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  • When the emperor's downfall appeared imminent, Tigellinus deserted him, and with Nymphidius Sabinus brought about the defection of the praetorians.
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  • After the great man's retirement he entered Parliament as a Liberal Unionist at a byelection in 1895 for Warwick and Leamington - a seat which he held till the Unionist downfall in 1906, returning, however, to the House a few months after the general election as member for St.
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  • But the downfall of Buddhism 'De cline seems to have resulted from natural decay, and from h ismdd- new movements of religious thought, rather than from any general suppression by the sword.
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  • The Afghans of Ghor thus rose to power on the downfall of the Turks of Ghazni.
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  • His early ambition was to conquer the Mahommedan kings of Bijapur and Golconda, who, since the downfall of Vijayanagar, had been practically supreme over the south.
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  • The rapid and signal downfall of the Dutch colonial empire is to be explained by its short-sighted commercial policy.
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  • The first state to escheat to the British government was Satara, which had been reconstituted by Lord Hastings on the downfall of the peshwa Baji Rao in 1818.
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  • The proof that prussic acid contains hydrogen but no oxygen was a most important support to the hydrogen-acid theory, and completed the downfall of Lavoisier's oxygen theory;, while the isolation of cyanogen was of equal importance for the subsequent era of compound radicles in organic chemistry.
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  • The artificiality of the limit to the articulation of species was one of the points to which the downfall of Aristotle's influence was largely due.
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  • That impatience of authority to which we owe the Renaissance, the Reformation and the birth of Nationalism, is not stilled by the downfall of Aristotle as the nomen appellativum of the schools.
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  • At the downfall of Robespierre, Paine was restored to his seat in the convention, and served until it adjourned in October 1795.
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  • In the downfall of Jerusalem, the experiences of the exile in Babylon, and the return to Judaea, the nation was transformed into a church.
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  • The Dorians apparently were without an alphabet, and consequently when Phoenician traders and pirates occupied the place left vacant by the downfall of Minos's empire, the people of the island, and of the sea coasts generally, adopted from them the Phoenician alphabet.'
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  • On the downfall of Napoleon in 1814 Du Pont became secretary to the provisional government, and on the restoration he was made a councillor of state.
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  • The downfall of the town was accelerated by the illiberal policy of its patrician rulers; and the French Revolution reduced it to such a degree that in 1796 it offered itself and its territories to the king of Prussia on condition that he would pay its debts.
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  • Upon the downfall of the Puritan Commonwealth in the mother country (1660) numerous grievances were presented to King Charles II.
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  • Bernard de Mandeville's Fable of the Bees is unique in that it describes the downfall of an ideal commonwealth.
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  • The downfall of Servia in 1389 left the city without a guardian, and, after being seized and abandoned by Venice and Hungary in turn, it passed under Venetian rule in 1420.
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  • The downfall of the great Greek city sealed the fate of Hellenism in the countries east of the Euphrates.
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  • Agesilaus' success was largely due to Lysander, who hoped to find in him a willing tool for the furtherance of his political designs; in this hope, however, Lysander was disappointed, and the increasing power of Agesilaus soon led to his downfall.
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  • In the troubles that followed Nearchus attached himself to Antigonus, under whom he held the government of his old provinces of Lycia and Pamphylia, and probably therefore shared in the downfall (301) of that monarch.
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  • After the disastrous result of the World War, bringing with it the downfall of the Habsburg Monarchy, it is still more difficult to answer the question whether the path pursued by Aehrenthal in foreign affairs was the right one.
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  • He contributed more than any other man to bring about the downfall and the third partition of Poland, for which he was magnificently recompensed.
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  • In his resistance to the great movement for the exclusion of James from the succession, Charles was aided by moderate men such as Halifax, who desired only a restriction of James's powers, and still more by the violence of the extreme exclusionists themselves, who headed by Shaftesbury brought about their own downfall and that of their cause by their support of the legitimacy and claims of Charles's natural son, the duke of Monmouth.
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  • Besides continuing the great history, he undertook and carried out, during the years between the downfall of Louis Philippe and the final establishment of Napoleon III., an enthusiastic Histoire de la revolution francaise.
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  • After the downfall of Athens at the end of the Peloponnesian War the Thebans, finding that Sparta intended to protect the states which they desired to annex, broke off the alliance.
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  • For nearly forty years he fought against every improvement in law, or in the constitution - calling God to witness, on the smallest proposal of reform, that he foresaw from it the downfall of his country.
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  • The marriage, celebrated in 1666, caused the downfall both of Castello Melhor and of the king.
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  • Pombal liberated the monarchy from clerical domination, and thus unwittingly opened the door to those " French principles," or democratic ideas, which spread rapidly after his downfall in 1 777 .
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  • It was natural, therefore, that in the series of stormy debates, protracted through several years, that ended in the downfall of Walpole, his eloquence should have been one of the strongest of the forces that combined to bring about the final result.
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  • When Andronicus was dethroned (1328) by his grandson Andronicus III., Gregoras shared his downfall and retired into private life.
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  • - In 568 Alboin, king of the Langobards, with the women and children of the tribe and all their possessions, with Saxon allies, with the subject tribe of the Gepidae and a mixed host of other barbarians, descended into Italy by the great plain at the head of the Adriatic. The war which had ended in the downfall of the Goths had exhausted Italy; it was followed by famine and pestilence; and the government at Constantinople made but faint efforts to retain the province which Belisarius and Narses had recovered for it.
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  • Italy was and ever has been a land of cities; and, ever since the downfall of Rome and the decay of the municipal system, the bishops of the cities had really been at the head of the peaceful and industrial part of their population, and were a natural refuge for the oppressed, and sometimes for the mutinous and the evil doers, from the military and civil powers of the duke or count or judge, too often a rule of cruelty or fraud.
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  • The year 1620, which witnessed the downfall of Bohemian independence, also marks the beginning of a period of decline of the national tongue, which indeed later, in the 18th century, was almost extinct as a written language.
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  • In 1846 he was returned to the Chamber of Deputies for Herault, but the revolution of 1848 drove him into private life, from which he only emerged after the downfall of the Empire, when in February 1871 he was returned to the National Assembly.
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  • In spite of her talent for government she went far to hasten the empire's, downfall by her unbounded extravagance, and made the dynasty unpopular by her open profligacy, which went unpunished but for one short term of banishment.
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  • There, in the great cathedral school of Notre-Dame, he sat for a while under the teaching of William of Champeaux, the disciple of St Anselm and most advanced of Realists, but, presently stepping forward, he overcame the master in discussion, and thus began a long duel that issued in the downfall of the philosophic theory of Realism, till then dominant in the early Middle Age.
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  • The pope's death and Caesar's own downfall were not destined to be long delayed.
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  • When the Wilson scandals occasioned the downfall of Grevy in December 1887, Carnot's high character for integrity marked him out as a candidate for the presidency, and he obtained the support of Clemenceau and of all those who objected to the candidatures of men who have been more active in the political arena, so that he was elected by 616 votes out of 827.
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  • When, however, Rhodes was invited to take office after the downfall of the Sprigg ministry, he asked the Bond leaders to meet him and discuss the situation.
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  • The cause of the downfall of the dynasty, splendid and enlightened as any of its predecessors, was the system of governing by means of great feudatories, which also proved fatal to the Solanki rajas of Anhilvada.
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  • When Ursicinus lost his office and the favour of Constantius, Ammianus seems to have shared his downfall; but under Julian, Constantius's successor, he regained his position.
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  • With its downfall the war party in England, which was led by the prime minister, increased in violence.
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  • During the exile many occasional fasts were doubtless observed by the scattered communities, in sorrowful commemoration of the various sad events which had issued in the downfall of the kingdom of Judah.
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  • The consequence of these measures was the downfall of the provisional government set up by the Russophil party at Sofia.
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  • In his later days the west Goths threw off his yoke, and, on the invasion of the Huns, rather than witness the downfall of his kingdom he is said by Ammianus Marcellinus to have committed suicide.
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  • After a few years of peace and prosperity there came another attack upon the proprietors which culminated in the revolution of 1719 and the downfall of proprietary rule.
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  • In his very triumph appeared the ultimate cause of his downfall.
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  • This was the decree of the state, and it had the effect of making him a martyr in the eyes of the populace and of bringing about the downfall of the ministry.
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  • Brandt showed that white arsenic was the calx of this element, and after the downfall of the phlogiston theory the views concerning the composition of white arsenic were identical with those which are now held, namely that it is an oxide of the element.
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  • The movement from the south, which seems to account for a considerable cycle of the patriarchal traditions, belongs to the age after the downfall of the Israelite and(later)the Judaean monarchies when there were vital political and social changes.
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  • Though the crimes of Nero and the catastrophes which resulted from his downfall, provoked the troubles of the year A.D.
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  • In the reaction which followed his downfall royalty inherited the financial administration which the states had set up to check extravagance.
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  • Thanks to him, the duke of Enghien (Louis de Bourbon, afterwards prince of Cond), appointed commander-in-chief at the age of twentytwo, caused the downfall of the renowned Spanish infantry at Rocroi; and he discovered Turenne, whose prudence tempered Conds overbold ideas.
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  • In the following year Charles involved himself in a series of difficulties and struggles which ultimately brought about his downfall.
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  • In Andalusia the downfall of the Almorvides had War with opened the way to the Almohdes, or followers of theAlmothe Mabdi, an even more bigoted religious sect than hades, the other.
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  • The episode of the Spanish marriages forms an important incident in the history of Europe; for it broke the entente cordiale between the two western Liberal powers and accelerated the downfall of the July monarchy in France.
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  • The singular weakneas of the government revealed by this abdication of part of the essential functions of the civil power would have led to its speedy downfall, but for the truce cried during the festivities connected with the marriage of the king with Princess Victoria Eugnie Ena of Battenberg, which took place on the 31st of May.
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  • Its downfall was ultimately due to the development of the crisis in Morocco.
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  • This peace was treated by Jansenist writers as a triumph; really it was the beginning of their downfall.
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  • On the downfall of the Napoleonic regime Eugene retired to Munich, where he continued to reside, with the title duke of Leuchtenberg and prince of Eichstadt.
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  • With the downfall of; the Maccabean dynasty, however, the older idea revived in the 1st cent.
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  • The thought should make him frenzied to plot Memon's downfall.
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  • There were problems in addition to the deadly intrigues that led to their downfall.
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  • Downfall of liberalism The ascendancy of Classical Liberalism throughout Europe in 1850 proved to be illusory.
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  • In the dream he saw the bard Zanzibar and believes that Zan is a traitor and caused the downfall of the city.
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  • However, the film's ultimate downfall is the climax, toward which the tale has been heading for some 90 minutes.
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  • But some in the opposition say the move is more likely to inflame political rivalries than hasten the downfall of Saddam Hussein.
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  • From here, They are safe to develop Their theories, gain new converts, and plot the downfall of Their enemies.
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  • They cobbled the evidence together, which was later to prove the downfall of Sam Cole.
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  • Only seven years later further events in the north caused the downfall of the English King.
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  • Isn't that just what happened in Baghdad, following the downfall of Saddam Hussain?
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  • All are happy to see the downfall of Saddam.
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  • One of the reasons for their eventual downfall was their love of publicity.
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  • It is our urgent task to accelerate its inevitable downfall.
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  • The plot brought to life the story of the first Russian cosmonaut and his subsequent downfall.
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  • How did the Tories contribute to their own downfall?
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  • Only big downfall is you are stuck with original amount of fused circuits.
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  • He would prefer to die than hear the jeers of people rejoicing at his downfall.
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  • He'll always gild the lily, wherein lies his downfall.
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  • This is certainly a major downfall of the RM model, but not neural solutions to natural language processing in general.
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  • The massive public outcry in Britain was led by Roebuck, the MP for Sheffield and caused Aberdeen's downfall.
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  • It is actually quite compelling viewing in the end... Downfall The last days of Adolf Hitler in his bunker in Berlin.
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  • Causes of this were (I) the peace-loving luxury (born of commercial wealth and contact with Oriental life) of the great Ionian cities of Asia; (2) the tameness with which they submitted first to Lydia and to Persia, then to Athenian pretensions, then to Sparta, and finally to Persia again; (3) the decadence and downfall of Athens, which still counted as Ionian and had claimed (since Solon's time) seniority among " Ionian " states.
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  • The power of the Flemish cities rose to its height during the ascendancy of Jacques van Artevelde (1285-1345), the famous citizen-statesman of Ghent, but after his downfall the mutual jealousies of the cities undermined their strength, and with the crushing defeat of Roosebeke (1382) in which Philip van Artevelde perished, the political greatness of the municipalities had entered upon its decline.
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  • Here it must suffice to say that the uncertainty caused by his policy in 1813-1814 had no small share in embarrassing Napoleon and in precipitating the downfall of his power in Italy.
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  • By his championship of the national policy he had raised up formidable foes abroad without securing a single friend or supporter at home, 6 and his fidelity to the national interests was now, through a very mean and ignoble act of personal spite, to be the occasion of his downfall.
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  • In 1815, during the Hundred Days, he took up his duties reluctantly at the bidding of Napoleon; and after the second downfall of his master, he felt the brunt of royalist vengeance, being for a time exiled from France.
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  • The democratic constitution, which had been supplanted for a while by a government of oligarchs, but was restored in 403 after the latter's misrule had brought about their own downfall (see Critias, Theramenes, Thrasybulus), henceforth stood unchallenged by the Greeks.
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  • When, ex ruler of Tabriz, and one of Jenghiz Khan's lieutenants, the Seljukian Empire was at the point of dissolution, most of its feudatory vassals helped rather than hindered its downfall in the hope of retaining their fiefs as independent sovereigns.
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  • The attempt was futile, Bagdad was besieged and taken, and from that time until their final downfall the Abbasid caliphs were mere puppets, while the real rulers were successively the Turkish guard, the Buyids and the Seljuks.
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  • Following up the downfall of the Zulu power after the British conquest in 1879, several parties of Boers began intriguing with the petty chiefs, and in May 1884, in the presence of io,000 Zulus, they proclaimed Dinizulu, the son of Cetywayo, to be king of Zululand (see Zululand).
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  • He naturally shared Harley's downfall; and, though the loss of his salary might seem a poor reward for his constant support of the Hanoverian claim, it was little more than his ambiguous, not to say trimming, position must have led him to expect.
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  • The committee of the great powers which, since the downfall of Napoleon, had succeeded to the authority which he had usurped in Europe (see Europe: History), was for the few years of its unbroken existence fully occupied with the task of preserving the "European Confederation" from the peril to its peace of renewed revolutionary outbreaks.
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  • Soon after the events of April, Talaat Bey, destined to fame as a sinister figure largely responsible for the downfall of the Ottoman Empire, became Minister of the Interior as one of the Committee's nominees in the Government.
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  • Passing from this particular vein of sceptical or semi-sceptical thought, we find, as we should expect, that the downfall of Scholasticism, and the conflict of philosophical theories and religious confessions which ensued, gave a decided impetus in 16th to sceptical reflection.
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  • On the downfall of Napoleon the great powers determined to create in the Low Countries a powerful state, and by the treaty of London (June 14, 1814) the Belgians were united with the Dutch William I., king of the Netherlands (see William king of the Netherlands).
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  • Ionian maritime enterprise opened a new way over Sinope.5 The downfall of the Phrygian monarchy can be dated with comparative accuracy.
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  • But we know from the prophecies of Jeremiah and Zephaniah that Syria and Palestine were really invaded by northern barbarians in 626 B.C., and it is probable that this invasion was the principal cause of the downfall of the Assyrian empire (see Media and Persia: Ancient History).
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  • He answered them first in figurative language, speaking of the certain downfall of a kingdom or a family divided against itself, and of the strong man's house which could not be looted unless the strong man were first bound.
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  • This breach was widened when Flacius began to make personal attacks on Augustus, to prophesy his speedy downfall, and to incite Duke John Frederick to make an effort to recover his rightful position.
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  • In1898-1900he produced a historical trilogy, Struensee, tracing the career of the minister from his early years as a doctor in Altona to his final downfall.
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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 attacked with relentless vigour the short-lived monarchy of Amadeus, and contributed to its downfall.
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  • Yet the "moral alliance" of Europe, as Count Nesselrode called it, though it failed to secure the permanent harmony of the powers, was an effective instrument for peace during the years immediately following the downfall of Napoleon; and it set the precedent for those periodical meetings of the representatives of the powers, for the discussion and settlement of questions of international importance, which, though cumbrous and inefficient for constructive work, have contributed much to the preservation of the general peace (see EUROPE: History).
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  • But the Catholics feared that the Italian national movement, when once started, would entail the downfall of the papacy; and in opposition to the emperor's Italian advisers, Arese and Prince Jerome Napoleon, they pitted the empress, who was frivolous and capricious, but an ardent Catholic. Napoleon III.
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  • He maintained dictatorial control over all levels of government until his downfall shortly after obvious rigging of the 1960 election.
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  • The bread was well-cooked and not soggy in the middle which can often be the downfall of a lot of bread-based starters.
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  • Vishneva, a refined actress, was splendid in the title role, and convincingly portrayed Manon from her innocence to her final downfall.
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  • Most specifically, the subservient relationship with George Bush has been the real cause of Tony Blair 's downfall.
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  • Hubris leads to the downfall of many celebrities and polititians.
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  • Blinded by hubris, the terrorist refused to acknowledge that his downfall was approaching.
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  • Blinded by hubris, the terrorist refused to acknowledge that his downfall was approching.
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  • The downfall of the large company was catastrophic.
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  • The abasement of the past was her downfall of today.
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  • My mother likes to say a man of conceit will be his own downfall when I get too full of myself.
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  • Just as there are many advantages to such a form of measurement, there is also a downfall.
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  • The downfall to buying from the store is pricing and selection.
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  • Impulsive shopping sprees are the downfall of those who have trouble managing their money.
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  • One downfall is that it will highlight any imperfections on surfaces.
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  • The only downfall is that you can't personally sample each scent, so online perfume shopping is best when you have a particular fragrance in mind.
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  • The only downfall I discovered with this product was in its ability to control my oil.
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  • While there are risks in performing an intervention with a loved one, at some point you have to ask yourself if you're willing to continue watching the addict's downfall.
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  • It was this downfall as a singer that forced Simpson into acting.
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  • The downfall is celebrities often make the adoption process seem quick and easy.
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  • The couple's marriage lasted for a little over two years, and they had two children together, but to most it seemed like the downfall of their marriage was imminent.
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  • As with other famous faces, a celebrity scandal has been his downfall.
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  • Belts and toggles may look great, but if your child is too young to manipulate them, then they could be considered a downfall of the coat.
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  • One downfall to selecting a Christian cruise, however, is finding one that is only one day long.
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  • Yet this same adaptability can be their downfall, especially if you neglect winterizing potted strawberry plants properly.
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  • The only downfall of these shades is that they are no longer being produced.
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  • The biggest downfall when it comes to photochromics is their lack of an ability to darken in cars (unless you drive a convertible, of course).
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  • The only downfall here is that only people from select countries can shop online.
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  • The only downfall is the lack of lens colors; most are gray or amber.
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  • Maybe casting a sexy actress (Kristanna Loken) as BloodRayne in order to see her in tight outfits seemed like a good idea at the time, but the probable downfall was casting Meat Loaf.
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  • Many consumers prefer the stability that fixed rates offer, but these rates also have a downfall.
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  • The only downfall is that you won't be able to find them in stores.
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  • Disgraced politicians in particular can make a good costume out of a suit and an appropriate prop related to their downfall.
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  • Since writing is a solitary occupation, professional freelance writers often find that loneliness is the biggest downfall of their career choice.
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  • These lending practices would lead to their downfall, as the King became envious of their power and wealth, and when the Knights Templar refused to lend the King any more money, he decided to end the Knights Templar forever.
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  • Yet there is a downfall to BOGO coupons.
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  • The downfall to technology's genius and its limitless accessibility is that just about anyone can create a website and post random information.
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  • One downfall to the LG is that instead of entering a street destination address, you'll find your destination more easily by searching for the city first and then the street address.
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  • The manufacturer downfall in leasing is the inability to actually determine the end value or residual value at the completion of those leases.
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  • Another downfall is found in the lack of truly certified individuals.
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  • However, this lust for success may,in the end, prove to be their ultimate downfall.
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  • The Empire, for which Darth Vader exercises his badness, grew out of the downfall of a democratic republic, and one man, the Emperor, rules with no constraints on his authority.
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  • Here, Griffin, in an excess of hubris, tests his experiment on himself, and it proves to be his downfall.
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  • This invader downfall is reminiscent of the fate of many indigeous peoples of the New World, felled by Old World diseases brought by colonizers, only Wells turns it on its head.
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  • Others believe that mechanized automation is the downfall of civilizations as theorized in movies like Terminator and more recently, Eagle Eye.
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  • The downfall of the temporal power was hailed throughout Italy with unbounded enthusiasm.
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  • After the final downfall of Waterloo, she took up her residence at Rome, where Pope Pius VII.
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  • Thus the downfall of the monarchy and of the ancient cults have been nearly fatal to some of the more beautiful birds; feather ornaments, formerly worn only by nobles, came to be a common decoration; and many species (for example the Hawaiian gallinule, Gallinula sandwicensis, which, because of its crimson frontal plate and bill, was said by the natives to have played the part of Prometheus, burning its head with fire stolen from the gods and bestowed on mortals) have been nearly destroyed by the mongoose, or have been driven from their lowland homes to the mountains, such being the fate of the mamo, mentioned above, and of the Sandwich Island goose (Bernicla sandwicensis), which is here a remarkable example of adaptation, as its present habitat is quite arid.
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  • The disclosures before the Parnell Commission, the O'Shea divorce proceedings, the downfall of Mr Parnell and the disruption of the Irish party, assisted him in his task; but the fact remains that by persistent courage and undeviating thoroughness he reduced crime in Ireland to a vanishing point.
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  • It was the Revolution, which at one moment seemed finally to have engulfed the papacy, which in fact preserved it; Febronianism, as a force to be seriously reckoned with, perished in the downfall of the ecclesiastical principalities of the old Empire; Gallicanism perished with the constitutional Church in France, and its principles fell into discredit with a generation which associated it with the Revolution and its excesses.
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  • In 1904 appeared the third volume, La Renaissance de Petal, in which the author describes the efforts of the Capetian kings to reconstruct the power of the Frankish kings over the whole of Gaul; and goes on to show how the clergy, the heirs of the imperial tradition, encouraged this ambition; how the great lords of the kingdom (the "princes," as Flach calls them), whether as allies or foes, pursued the same end; and how, before the close of the 12th century, the Capetian kings were in possession of the organs and the means of action which were to render them so powerful and bring about the early downfall of feudalism.
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  • By the treaty of Tilsit in 1807 it was annexed to the kingdom of Westphalia, but came again to Prussia on the downfall of Napoleon.
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  • Among his numerous writings may be mentioned Lives of the Saints, Discourses on the Seven Sacraments, and especially his sermons preached before the diet, in which he lashed the Poles for their want of patriotism and prophesied the downfall of the country.
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  • Fox's India Bill led to the downfall of the Coalition ministry in 1783.
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  • He retired into what Bright called the "Cave of Adullam," and opposed the bill in a series of brilliant speeches, which raised his reputation as an orator to its highest point and effectually caused the downfall of the government.
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  • They hastened Mancinis downfall (17th June 1885), and prepared the advent of count di Robilant, who three months later succeeded Mancini at the Italian Foreign Office.
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  • After the downfall of Mary, Bothwell's good treatment came to an end, and on the 16th of June 1573 he was removed to the castle of Dragsholm or Adelersborg in Zealand.
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  • With a party of congressmen he visited the Philippines on a tour of inspection July-September 1905, and in September 1906, on the downfall of the Cuban republic and the intervention of America, he took temporary charge of affairs in that island (September - October).
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  • After the downfall and murder of Stilicho (408), the result of palace intrigues, the emperor was under the control of incompetent favourites.
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  • In the north the pendulum swung back once more and the French reoccupied Milan in April, causing the downfall of the Sforzas, much to Alexander's gratification.
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  • The period between the downfall of Roman power, late in the 5th century, and the growth of a Bosnian state, in the i ith, is poorer in antiquities.
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  • In November 1898 he was elected president of the senate, and in June 1900 succeeded in forming a "Cabinet of pacification" after the Obstructionist crisis which had caused the downfall of General Pelloux.
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  • Then the Jews and the Asiatic nations in general are introduced trembling at the imminent downfall of the Babylonian empire.
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  • The downfall of Prussia left Austria the sole hope of Germany and of Europe.
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  • In The Downfall Matilda Fitz Walter escapes from the persecution of King John by following her lover to Sherwood Forest, where they took the names of Robin Hood and Maid Marian, and lived apart until they could be legally united.
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  • Occasionally two or three years may pass without any rainfall; then may come floods after a heavy downfall of a few weeks.
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  • The inhabitants of the Cape Bon Peninsula show evident signs of Greek blood arising from Greek invasions, which began in prehistoric times and finished with the downfall of the Byzantine Empire in North Africa.
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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 was young and beautiful, and supplied a centre round which those who wished the downfall of the favourite grouped themselves.
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  • George himself as a boy of fourteen took part in the great battle of Lipan, which marks the downfall of the more advanced Taborites.
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  • The downfall of Rosas was at last brought about by the instrumentality of Justo Jose de Urquiza, who as governor of Entre Rios, had for many years been one of his strongest supporters.
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  • The same year witnessed the downfall of Napoleon's persistent enemy, Gustavus IV.
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  • It divided the Whigs into "Cotton Whigs" and "Conscience Whigs," and in time led to the downfall of the party.
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  • He had to deal with the Wilson scandal which had led to President Grevy's downfall, and with the revisionist agitation of General Boulanger.
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  • The downfall of the Moslem aristocracy resulted in an important administrative change: Serajevo, which had long been the commercial centre of the country, and the jealously guarded stronghold of the nobles, superseded Travnik as the official capital, and the residence of the vali.
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  • The craft survived the downfall of the Roman power, and a native industry was developed.
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  • The excitement caused at Paris by an unimportant reverse of the French troops at Lang-son caused his downfall (30th of March 1885), but the treaty of peace with China (9th of June 1885) was his work.
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  • Together with almost all his countrymen he welcomed the meeting of the states-general in 1789 as the downfall of a despotism hostile to Great Britain.
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  • The queen's health was visibly breaking, and the Tory ministers could only look forward to their own downfall on the accession of the elector of Hanover.
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  • He was instrumental in the establishment of the Revolutionary Tribunal and contributed to the downfall of the Girondists.
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  • In 1814, however, Boni fell into the hands of the British, who retained it for two years; but by the European treaties concluded on the downfall of Napoleon it reverted to its original colonizers.
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  • Within a few weeks they had procured the downfall of Kiamil Pasha, the first Grand Vizier of the constitutional period.
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  • Letizia lived to witness the glory and the downfall of her great son, surviving Napoleon I.
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  • He lost his reason on the downfall of Poland, and died after eleven years' insanity in 1807.
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  • After the downfall of the Peloponnesian princes (1460) Phrantza retired to the monastery of Tarchaniotes in Corfu.
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  • Hence to harmonize such difficulties with belief in God's righteousness, it had to take account of the role of such empires in the counsels of God, the rise; duration and downfall of each in turn, till finally the lordship of the world passed into the hands of Israel, or the final judgment arrived.
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  • Accordingly the Dual State was involved in a common downfall, and in the three partitions of 1772, 1792 and 1795 to which it was subjected at the hands of Russia, Prussia and Austria, Lithuania fell a prey to Russia and Prussia.
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  • This is interrupted by the tidings of Mordred's treachery, and Lancelot, taking no part in the last fatal conflict, outlives both king and queen, and the downfall of the Round Table.
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  • With the rise of the Turkish body-guard under Mamun's successor, Mo`tassim, began the downfall of the Abbasid dynasty, and with it of the Abbasid capital, Bagdad.
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  • Upon this apparently trifling question arose a controversy which lasted many years, occupied several universities, and led to the interposition of personages no less important than the pope and the emperor, but which is thought to have largely contributed to the final downfall of the Arabian medicine.
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  • In Germany the enterprise came to an end almost entirely with the downfall of Napoleon I.; but in France, where at first more scientific and economical methods of working were introduced, the manufacturers were able to keep the industry alive.
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  • A little later (January 1657) he suppressed with ruthless severity a rising of the spahis; a certain Sheik Salim, leader of the fanatical mob of the capital, was drowned in the Bosporus; and the Greek Patriarch, who had written to the voivode of Wallachia to announce the approaching downfall of Islam, was hanged.
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  • The Jews prayed for his recovery and lamented him, The Gentile soldiers exulted in the downfall of his dynasty, which they signalized after their own fashion.
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  • Dusty gave Damian a cool look, and he heard the unspoken warning about women being the downfall of mankind.
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