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  • He dug the keys out of his pocket.

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  • He dug the keys out of his pocket.

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  • She dug it out of her pocket.

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  • All the good stuff here has been dug out already.

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  • He dug in his pocket.

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  • Cheered by the sight of food, Deidre dug in.

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  • As if in answer to her question, he dug a tin from his shirt pocket and handed it to her.

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  • She felt disappointed when he released her hand and dug in his pocket for the house key.

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  • He swung his ice ax into the wall in front of him, dug in the toes of his crampons and began to ascend toward Dean.

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  • He dug in his pocket and produced two keys on their original ring.

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  • I dug this out of a box of electronics upstairs and programmed it to be your new phone.

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  • She hated it and bitched at him the whole time she dug into his body.

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  • His fingers dug into her breast as he eagerly nursed.

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  • It was very bitter, but they wandered about the fields seeking it and dug it out with their sabers and ate it, though they were ordered not to do so, as it was a noxious plant.

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  • No; she just dug her claws into the wood and climbed down the sides of this house to the ground.

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  • I had dug out the spring and made a well of clear gray water, where I could dip up a pailful without roiling it, and thither I went for this purpose almost every day in midsummer, when the pond was warmest.

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  • Her tiny fingernails dug into his hand as she eagerly nursed.

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  • Kris crossed to his burnt-out bedchamber and dug through a trunk in the closet.

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  • She pressed the front of her body against the building, dug her fingertips into indents in the stone, and slid her foot along the roughened ledge to the right, stepping slowly and forcing her head up.

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  • Instead of listening to him, she dug out the water-breathers and life vests, each packaged in small plastic containers the size of her hand.

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  • He squatted and took some of the freshly dug soil in his hand, crushing the lumps and letting the dust run through his fingers.

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  • "Nothing today," Adrena said as Cynthia dug in her purse for the box key.

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  • She dug out the envelope from the funeral home and tore it in half.

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  • I poured cement in the hole he dug under the hen house.

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  • I built dams of pebbles, made islands and lakes, and dug river-beds, all for fun, and never dreamed that I was learning a lesson.

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  • She dug her fingers into the soft sand, avoiding his eyes.

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  • She dug through the pockets in her jeans and pulled out the stash of one dollar bills she'd been given for trips to the candy machine down the hall.

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  • Deidre dug in her heels before she reached him.

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  • Tears flooded her eyes and she dug in her purse for a tissue.

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  • She dug through one and withdrew a thick pad of paper and pack of pencils.

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  • He dug deeper into the pile of cement blocks and ashes before him.

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  • With great focus, she dug through the undergarments in the dresser and chose a set that matched, like human-Deidre did.

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  • She guided the crying woman inside to her library and dug through the small satchel near her favorite chair.

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  • Sofia slipped on oversized flip-flops Traci dug out of one of the closets.

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  • I put the knife right against the left cheek of his butt and dug it in.

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  • Deidre dug through her purse as she walked and pulled out her cell, thrilled to see she had battery power.

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  • He dragged her through it, and she dug her heels in.

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  • There, he tossed his suitcase in the back and dug in his pockets for the keys.

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  • Brady grunted in response and dug into the steak on the plate before him.

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  • "Ow," Toby muttered.  Ully's fingers dug into his shoulder.  The Immortal didn't look as if he had that amount of strength in him.

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  • She dug it out of her pocket and opened it.

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  • I dug in a tub of iced beer and Quinn and I toasted the two cans as we sat back on Adirondack chairs to enjoy the late afternoon.

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  • In my time too; the war brought some money in and coal was getting dug so's there was jobs.

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  • We don't know what he might have dug up.

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  • She cleaned him up then took a shower and dug out musty clothing from a trunk at the bottom of one wardrobe.

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  • We all dug in.

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  • She scraped bones from a plate into a hole she had dug in the sand.

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  • Some hunter's dog had probably dug it out.

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  • Several Mangaboos came forward with glass spades and dug a hole in the ground.

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  • It was made of two white pine logs dug out and pinned together, and was cut off square at the ends.

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  • Leaf radish grows best in a light, well-drained soil, which has had manure dug in for another crop the season before.

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  • Another surprise arose, when the earthworks ditch was dug in the local limestone basement rock.

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  • The formation was dug down slightly where it had become rucked up and then the sleepers were laid out.

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  • Wells must be dug, pipes laid and skeptic tanks built in great numbers if the aims are to be realized.

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  • In the Oldham area, relatively shallow pits were dug due to flooding problems.

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  • Shovel pit testing holes are dug over a grid system which is used for all the survey techniques we are using on the farm.

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  • For they have dug a pit to take me, and laid snares for my feet.

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  • The first sod of earth will be dug by Ward Member Cllr Neil Bell.

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  • Many comments were given after the area of ground had been dug over but the stainless steel spades came up trumps every time.

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  • Cnoc nan Uamh - Simon Brooks with support from Fraser Simpson and John Heathcote dug his way into the static sump in May.

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  • When the holidays finally hit, needless to say, ma dug my little stocking stuffer.

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  • Pools are periodically dug in selected dune slacks on the Sefton Coast in order to provide habitat for threatened species including lesser bearded stonewort.

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  • Shafts were dug at the higher level down to the terminus of the branch which was situated inside a short tunnel.

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  • The rabbit and ham terrine appeared in its large earthenware dish, to be dug into and served at the table.

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  • At first our only shelters were a few shallow trenches dug in the garden, close to the building.

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  • Got a good sized patch dug over at the cost of a few sciatic twinges.

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  • If the crop has gone woody, water the area with a liquid fertilizer or manure once it has been dug in.

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  • Coal that is near the surface is dug out of the ground with special machines.

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  • Tym said he felt "honored" to be helping a Hurricane Katrina victim get back on her feet and dug right into his task, which was very similar to last week's task for him.

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  • If you are interested in playing a SpongeBob-themed online game that is based on the arcade game Dig Dug, the Dan-Dare.org website is the place for you.

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  • In introducing it where it is scarce, to transplant it successfully large sods containing the strong creeping roots must be dug up, and planted in light soil; if peaty, so much the better.

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  • A trench was dug three and a half feet wide, four feet eight inches deep, and eight feet long.

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  • His lips crushed down on hers, bruising them as his fingers dug into her shoulders.

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  • Sofi dug her heels into the ground.

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  • He dug change out of his bike bag and dialed his number but he might as well have saved his time.

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  • Molly dug through her purse to retrieved a familiar brownish cube, like the ones Katie'd eaten to stay alive in Hell.

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  • A small dirt hole was in front of the obelisk where she'd dug up the necklace.

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  • He dug out his black notebook from the depths of a desk drawer and held it out to her.

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  • He dug into the hard earth with his fingertips and sagged against one wall, panting.

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  • He tracked them back to the fence and found where they had dug under it.

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  • His fingers dug into her arms and she cried out involuntarily.

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  • Megan dug some coins and her calling card from her purse.

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  • Megan dug around in her purse for some change.

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  • He dug his dirty hands into the depths of the folded cloak, relishing the feel of it, then hugged it.

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  • She reached for her purse and dug around for her phone, intent on telling the cousins to pack.

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  • Jessi dug the keys out of her purse and handed them over.

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  • He loved how complicated it was while suspecting she dug herself a grave, one he wasn't going to be able to help her avoid without her telling him what was going on.

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  • Relenting, she dug the phone from her pocket and placed it in his hand.

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  • Jessi dug out the round, flat red crystal.

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  • The latter are dug up with the tusks; the left one being generally employed in this service, and thus becoming much more worn than its fellow.

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  • They are said to have been dug by King Nawrahta in 1092.

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  • The latter enterprise Alexander designed to conduct in person; under his supervision was prepared in Babylon an immense fleet, a great basin dug out to contain 1000 ships, and the watercommunications of Babylonia taken in hand.

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  • Among some tribes a circular grave was dug and the body placed in it with its face towards the east, and a high mound covered with bark or thatch raised over it.

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  • The Roman Watling Street crossed Shooter's Hill, and a Roman cemetery is supposed to have occupied the site of the Royal Arsenal, numerous Roman urns and fragments of Roman pottery having been dug up in the neighbourhood.

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  • The "pit amber" was formerly dug in open works, but is now also worked by underground galleries.

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  • It has even been supposed that amber passed from Sicily to northern Europe in early times - a supposition said to receive some support from the fact that much of the amber dug up in Denmark is red; but it must not be forgotten that reddish amber is found also on the Baltic, though not being fashionable it is used rather for varnish-making than for ornaments.

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  • deep is dug into the slope of a hill, and the sides are coated with a wall of stone.

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  • b, Antenna of male; c, antenna swollen tail-ends black with the contained food-material, are often dug up in numbers in well-manured fields.

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  • Large pits are dug across the line of advance of these great insect armies to stop them when in the larval or wingless stage, and even huge bonfires are lighted to check their flight when adult.

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  • A trench was dug in the soft upper mud until the stratum of stiff blue clay was reached.

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  • It is said that at Echigo in Japan, old wells, supposed to have been dug several hundred years ago, are existent, and that a Japanese history - called Kokushiriyaku, states that " burning water " was obtained in Echigo about A.D.

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  • Near the Manikarnika ghat is the well held to have been dug by Vishnu and filled with his sweat; great numbers of pilgrims bathe in its venerated water.

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  • At Thebes, New York has also carried out work at Qurnet Murra`i and Sheikh `Abd el Qurna, as well as at Dra t Abul Neqqa and Deir el Bahri, 55 where the Earl of Carnarvon, assisted by Mr. Howard Carter, has also dug with remarkable success, recovering some of the most beautiful relics of the art of the XII.

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  • George Low (1747-1795), the naturalist and historian of Orkney, who made a tour through Shetland in 1774, described a Runic monument which he saw in the churchyard of Crosskirk, in Northmavine parish (Mainland), and several fragments of Norse swords, shield bosses and brooches have been dug up from time to time.

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  • Another unfrequent mode of interment was in graves like those of modern times, dug in the floor of the galleries (Marchi, u.s., ta y.

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  • A trench was dug, in which a fire was lighted; a victim was sacrificed, and its blood poured into the trench; the body, upon which incense and fruits, honey and wine were thrown, was then cast into the fire.

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  • Window glass exposed to alkaline vapours often shows a thin iridescent surface film which is supposed to be due to crystallization; the same change is found in pieces of Roman glass which have been dug out of the ruins of Pompeii.

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  • Roman bricks, dug up in the fortress, bear the inscription, Legio IV.

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  • After the capture of Carthage by Scipio (146 B.C.) this territory was erected into a Roman province, and a trench, the fossa regia, was dug to mark the boundary of the Roman province of Africa and the dominions of the Numidian princes.

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  • The skulls dug up in Scythic graves throw no light on the question, some being round and some long.

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  • Coal appears to have been first discovered in the neighbourhood of Bronkhorst Spruit between the Wilge and Olifants rivers, where it was so near the surface that farmers dug it up for their own use.

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  • of canal were dug, 5 to 62 ft.

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  • Skates made of bones have been dug up in this district.

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  • Reinforced by parts of the two Bulair divisions the Turks delivered vigorous counter-attacks on the 26th; but these were beaten off, and on that day and on the morrow the Australasian troops dug themselves in so thoroughly that by the night of the 27th-28th the position which they had taken Up, such as it was, was reasonably secure.

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  • On the other hand, the Turks, who were commanded by Essad, had likewise dug themselves in, and they could bring an effective artillery fire to bear on the Anzac trenches from three sides, the prospect of the landing force making any effective progress under the awkward conditions of ground in which it found itself was remote, and Birdwood's contingents had in reality been even less successful than had those detailed for Helles as regards securing an adequate area on the enemy's shores before the defence gathered strength.

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  • Coal, fireclay and blue and red brick clay are dug in the neighbourhood; and there are also market gardens.

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  • In this neighbourhood fragments and lumps of glass are still constantly being dug up, and analysis proves that the glass contains a considerable proportion of magnesia.

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  • This field has been identified, and pieces of crucible and fragments of glass have been dug up. There is another deed, dated 1300, which mentions one William " le verir " of Chiddingfold.

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  • No shelter had been provided for the inmates: the first arrivals made rude sheds from the debris of the stockade; the others made tents of blankets and other available pieces of cloth, or dug pits in the ground.

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  • guanos, bone-meal and all other organic materials, which are spread over or dug or ploughed into the land for the benefit of farm and' garden crops, is bound up with the action of these minute living beings.

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  • The material is dug from neighbouring pits or sometimes from the fields which are to be improved, and applied in autumn and winter.

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  • It is a very old town, having received civic rights in the 13th century, and from time to time Roman remains and other antiquities have been dug out of the sands.

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  • The town walls were strengthened, new wells dug, gardens planted, mosques and schools built.

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  • The roots are dug up in Mexico throughout the year, and are suspended to dry in a net over the hearth of the Indians' huts, and hence acquire a smoky odour.

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  • Wells are dug in their beds, and the fertility of the valleys is thus maintained.

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  • From this harbour to Osaka Japans waist measures onl 77 m., and as the great lake of Biwa and some minor sheets of wate break the interval, a canal may be dug to join the Pacific and th Sea of Japan.

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  • Before them all was a tribe of immigrants who appear to have crossed from north eastern Asia at an epoch when the sea had not yet dug broad channels between the continent and the adjacent islands.

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  • The part in greatest favour among hunters is the hump, which, if cut off whole and roasted just as it is in the skin, in a hole dug in the ground, would, I think, be difficult to match either for juiciness or flavour."

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  • The gravel is dug by hand and thrown in at the upper end, the stones kept back being removed at intervals by two men with four-pronged steel forks.

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  • At the nearest point to the city was laid out the harbour, Lechaeum, a basin dug far into the shore and joined with the city by long walls.

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  • In the first year's work twenty-one trial trenches were dug in the hope of finding a clue to its position.

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  • Another trench dug across the deep indentation to the E.

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  • Here the trenches dug by the Persians during the last siege were still in a fair state of preservation; they were within a stone's-throw of the walls.

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  • His dominions contained the monstrous ants that dug gold and the fish that gave the purple; they produced all manner of precious stones and all the famous aromatics.

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  • 154 seq.), we have an evident jumble in the writer's mind between the Asiatic and the African location of Prester John; among other matters it is stated that Prester John and the Nubians dug a chapel out of the rock under Calvary in honour of the three kings: "et vocatur illa capella in partibus illis capella Nubiyanorum ad reges in praesentem diem, sed Sarracini..

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  • In 1874 a statue of Commodus was dug up at Rome, in which he is represented as Hercules - a lion's skin on his head, a club in his right and the apples of the Hesperides in his left hand.

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  • The mines of Maharajpur, Rajpur, Kimera and Gadasia have been famous for magnificent diamonds; and a very large one dug from the last was kept in the fort of Kalinjar among the treasures of Raja Himmat Bahadur.

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  • Kauri gum still holds its place as an export, over £500,000 worth being dug up annually.

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  • The terremare (so named from the marly soil of which they are composed) appear as mounds, sometimes of very considerable extent, which when dug into disclose the remains and relic beds of the ancient settlements.

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  • The relic was dug up on the Aventine in 1705, and is now in the Louvre.

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  • Tulips flourish in any good garden soil that has been deeply dug or trenched and manured the previous season.

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  • potatoes and hemp. Copper and lignite are mined, and turf is dug.

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  • The bear is traditionally associated with Bern in Switzerland, and in 1832 a statue of Artio, a bear goddess, was dug up there.

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  • There is a small dock, and phosphate of lime is extensively dug in the neighbourhood and exported for use as manure.

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  • The early settlers in west Pennsylvania also found that some unknown people had dug pits several feet in depth around the oil springs apparently for the purpose of collecting the oil.

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  • The hill from which the earth is dug is a dry mound, void of vegetation, beside the village of Kotschinos, and about two hours from the site of Hephaestia.

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  • Division, or partition, is usually resorted to in the case of tufted growing plants, chiefly perennial herbs; they may be evergreen, as chamomile or thrift, or when dormant may consist only of underground crowns, as larkspur or lily-of-thevalley; but in either case the old tufted plant being dug up may be divided into separate pieces, each furnished with roots, and, when replanted, generally starting on its own account without much check.

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  • Manure that is to be used for the crop should be broken up as fine as possible, for the more completely manure of any kind can be mixed with the soil the better the crop will be, and, of course, if it is dug or ploughed in in large unbroken lumps it cannot be properly commingled.

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  • Flower-beds on light soils may be dug up so as to forward the work of the coming busy spring season.

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  • - Asparagus, rhubarb, spinach, &c., should be uncovered, and the beds hoed or dug lightly.

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  • Hyacinths, tulips and other spring bulbs may be dug up, dried and placed away for next fall's planting, and their places filled with bedding plants, such as coleus, achyranthes, pelargoniums, and the various white and coloured leaf plants.

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  • All vegetable roots not designed to be left in the ground during the winter should be dug up, such as beets, carrots, parsnips, sweet potatoes, &c. The cabbage, cauliflower and lettuce plants grown from seed sown last month should be pricked out in cold frames.

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  • All vegetable roots that are yet in the ground, and not designed to be left there over winter, must be dug up in this latitude before the middle of the month or they may be frozen in.

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  • The drainage channels which were dug for the various crater lakes in the neighbourhood of Rome are also interesting in this regard.

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  • He died soon after, probably of fever, and his body was buried under the river-bed of the Busento, the stream being temporarily turned aside from its course while the grave was dug wherein the Gothic chief and some of his most precious spoils were interred.

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  • On the west bank of the huge colossi of Memnon marked the entrance of his funerary temple, a magnificent building which was afterwards destroyed, and the great lake of Birket Habu was dug and embanked in front of his brick palace at the extreme south.

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  • deep are dug for each plant, and refilled loosely - then the seedlings are carefully placed in them.

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  • A deep moat was dug outside it by Tukulti-Inaristi or Tukulti-Masu (about 1270 B.C.), and it was further defended on the land side by a salkhu or outwork.

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  • In the ordinary English system of upward or drainage irrigation, ditches are dug all round the field.

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  • As the river daily fell, of course the water in the canals fell too, and since they were never dug deep enough to draw water from the very bottom of the river, they occasionally ran dry altogether in the month of June, when the river was at its lowest, and when, being the month of greatest heat, water was more than ever necessary for the cotton crop. Thus large tracts which had been sown, irrigated, weeded and nurtured for perhaps three months perished in the fourth, while all the time the precious Nile water was flowing useless to the sea.

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  • The eastern canal was never dug at all until Nile.

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  • The western, or Behera, canal was dug, but within its first 50 m.

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  • Moreover, in the meantime the eastern, or Tewfikia, canal was dug and supplied with the necessary masonry works for a distance of 23 m., to where it fed the network of old canals.

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  • of new canal were dug, and nearly 300 m.

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  • In the report for 1907 of the Reclamation Service it was stated that it had dug 1881 m.

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  • That following the old Tanitic channel is called the canal of Al-Moizz, the first Fatimite caliph who ruled in Egypt, having been dug by his orders, and the latter bears the name of the canal of Abu-l-Muneggi, a Jew who executed this work, under the caliph Al-Amir, in order to water the province called the Sharkia.

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  • The existing canal was dug in 1863 to supply fresh water to the towns on the Suez Canal.

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  • He paid considerable attention to sheep-breeding and agriculture, and by a canal which he had dug from Fuah to Alexandria not only assisted commerce but brought 100,000 feddans under cultivation.

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  • This is dug out, and after being dried on floors heated by flues is ready for burning.

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  • Tiryns was dug again by the German Institute (until 1914), Phylakopi in Melos (1912) and the Kamares Cave in Crete (1913) by the British School at Athens, who also began in 1920 a further excavation on the acropolis of Mycenae.

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  • The Italian occupation of Rhodes in 1911 was followed by a general exploration of the island, in the course of which some graves were opened in the Mycenaean cemetery of Ialysos, which had been dug in 1868-72, and important material is said to have been obtained.

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  • A Geometric cemetery was dug by the Germans at Tiryns, and their finds have been accurately published (1912).

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  • A tumulus and cist graves were dug containing weapons, fibulae, and pottery of sub-Mycenaean type like that previously found at Theotoku.

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  • Halae in Locris was dug by Americans in 1911.

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  • Two tumuli were dug in the necropolis of Bin Tepe without result.

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  • On elevated ground near the harbour are the remains of a Roman fort guarding the entrance to the Tyne, where numerous coins, portions of an altar, and several sculptured memorial stones have been dug up, and testify to its occupation for a considerable period.

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  • In the 18th century, under the hetman Oginsky, a canal was dug to connect the Shchara with the Dnieper.

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  • Sulphur is said to be found at Herat, dug from the soil in small fragments, but the chief supply comes from the Hazara country and from Pirkisri, on the confines of Seistan, where there would seem to be a crater, or fumarole.

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  • Gypsum is found in large quantities in the plain of Kandahar, being dug out in fragile coralline masses from near the surface.

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  • Wells were to be dug and trees planted along the roads; a system of medical aid was established throughout his kingdom and the conquered provinces, as far as Ceylon, for both man and beast.

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  • Roads had been built and gun positions prepared, and reservoirs made for water; trenches had been dug and strong redoubts constructed at various important points, though the defensive system was not completely finished when the enemy attacked at Caporetto.

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  • Those intended for storing should be dug up as soon as they are fairly ripe, unless they are attacked by the disease, in which case they must be taken up as soon as the murrain is observed; or if they are then sufficiently developed to be worth preserving, but not fully ripe, the haulms or shaws should be pulled out, to prevent the fungus passing down them into the tubers; this may be done without disturbing the tubers, which can be dug afterwards.

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  • 'the crop is not dug, up until it has come to maturity.

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  • But it leaves a connected line of desert route between Nushki and Seistan, which is open in all ordinary seasons, to the south, and this route has been largely developed, posts or serais having been established at intervals and wells having been dug.

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  • The dead are buried in the hut; a square grave is dug in which the body is arranged in a sitting position with the hands tied behind the back.

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  • A line of "pottes" (military pits) had been previously dug to give additional protection to the front, which extended for about one mile from wing to wing.

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  • Moreover, Christian revenged himself upon the dead as well as upon the living, for Sten Sture's body was dug up and burnt, as well as the body of his little child.

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  • In 1574, during the pontificate of Gregory XIII., a stone was dug up in the island of the Tiber bearing the inscription - " Semoni Sango Deo Sacrum Sex.

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  • So he bade that a tomb should be dug by his disciples and that he should be buried in it.

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  • were dug in 1718-1731, and others in1861-1886having an aggregate length of 101 m.

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  • 9 contains tools and weapons of the Neolithic period such as are dug up on European soil; they are evident relics of ancient populations who used them till replaced by metal.

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  • At Leighton Buzzard they are dug on a large scale for various purposes.

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  • The presence of petroleum, indicated by many ancient workings in the shape of shallow hand- (dug wells, can be traced continuously at the foot of the Transylvanian Alps, from Turnu Severin into Bukovina.

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  • Unless such places are carefully dug out or re-puddled before the work of filling is resumed, the percolation may increase along the vertical plane where it is greatest, by the erosion and falling in of the clay roof, as in the other cases cited.

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  • Inter- cast-lead pipes, but they were regarded as luxuries, mittent supply, not as necessaries, and gave way to cheaper conduits made, as pump barrels had long been made, by boring out tree trunks, which are occasionally dug up in a good state of preservation.

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  • per acre on loose soils to £io an acre on the most tenacious soils, the rate of wages and the cost of the pipes, the depth of the trenches and the ease with which they can be dug, all influencing the cost of the process.

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  • A complete system of canals was planned, that of Briare partly dug.

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  • But the cisterns which you have dug for yourselves are broken and profitless to you.

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  • falls, dug to discomfit the English cavalry.

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  • But in the Protestant districts neither age nor sex was spared; even the dead were dug up and burnt.

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  • At the same time, and as part of the same general plan, a canal, the Dortmund-Ems Canal, was dug to connect the river (from Munster) with Herne in the Westphalian coal-field.

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  • were actually dug, and cost altogether f3,728,750.

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  • His first conspicuous act as chancellor was a masterly defence in the Reichstag of German action in China, a defence which was, indeed, rendered easier by the fact that Prince Hohenlohe had - to use his own words - "dug a canal" for the flood of imperial ambition of which warning had been given in the famous "mailed fist" speech.

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  • In 1878 he dug unsuccessfully in Ithaca, and in the same year and the following resumed work at Hissarlik, and summed up his results in a discursive memoir, Ilios, upon which a sequel, Troja, issued in 1884, after Wilhelm D6rpfeld, associated in 1882, had introduced some archaeological method into the explorations, was a considerable improvement.

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  • Canals were dug throughout the country and a great reservoir excavated near the capital.

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  • The clay dug from the moat served to make the bricks of the wall, which had loo gates, all of bronze, with bronze lintels and posts.

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  • Seasoned flints from the land, having been long exposed to the atmosphere, are preferred to flints freshly dug from the chalk pits.

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  • This bread is made by burying the materials for months, till the mass is thoroughly fermented and homogeneous, when it is dug up and cooked by baking or steaming.

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  • When building a chief's house a slave was buried alive in the hole dug for each foundation post.

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  • The former supply most of the peat, and some of the tree-trunks dug out of them have been found so flexible from immersion that they might be twisted into ropes.

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  • Potatoes cannot be kept very long, but there was no attempt to keep them at all; they were left in the ground, and dug as required.

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  • The rice is threshed by being beaten in bundles on stones set upright on the threshing-floor; and when beaten out the grain is stored by the Hova in rice-pits dug in the hard red soil, but by the coast tribes in small timber houses raised on posts.

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  • Among the Hova and Betsileo the old villages were always built for security on the summits of lofty hills, around which were dug several deep fosses, one within the other.

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  • A canal was first dug round the lake for the reception of the water and the accommodation of the great traffic which had previously been carried on.

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  • The red clay is frequently dug for brick-making.

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  • Gypsum is dug in the Isle of Axholme, whiting is made from the chalk near the shores of the Humber, and lime is made on the Wolds.

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  • Pits are dug about 2 ft.

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  • His fingers dug into her breast as he eagerly nursed.

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  • Connie's determination softened and she dug in her purse, coming up with a pencil and an old grocery receipt.

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  • She smiled mischievously as she kicked off her shoes and dug her toes into the soft cool dust.

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  • She felt disappointed when he released her hand and dug in his pocket for the house key.

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  • She dug it out of her pocket and opened it.

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  • He dug in his pocket.

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  • She scraped bones from a plate into a hole she had dug in the sand.

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  • She dug her fingers into the soft sand, avoiding his eyes.

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  • As if in answer to her question, he dug a tin from his shirt pocket and handed it to her.

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  • "Nothing today," Adrena said as Cynthia dug in her purse for the box key.

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  • He dug in his pocket and produced two keys on their original ring.

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  • His lips crushed down on hers, bruising them as his fingers dug into her shoulders.

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  • He squatted and took some of the freshly dug soil in his hand, crushing the lumps and letting the dust run through his fingers.

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  • I dug in a tub of iced beer and Quinn and I toasted the two cans as we sat back on Adirondack chairs to enjoy the late afternoon.

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  • We all dug in.

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  • In my time too; the war brought some money in and coal was getting dug so's there was jobs.

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  • We don't know what he might have dug up.

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  • She dug through the pockets in her jeans and pulled out the stash of one dollar bills she'd been given for trips to the candy machine down the hall.

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  • I dug this out of a box of electronics upstairs and programmed it to be your new phone.

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  • Sofi dug her heels into the ground.

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  • She cleaned him up then took a shower and dug out musty clothing from a trunk at the bottom of one wardrobe.

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  • She dug it out of her pocket.

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  • She guided the crying woman inside to her library and dug through the small satchel near her favorite chair.

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  • She snatched her satchel and dug out Linda and Traci's numbers.

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  • Sofia slipped on oversized flip-flops Traci dug out of one of the closets.

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  • Deidre dug in her heels before she reached him.

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  • All the good stuff here has been dug out already.

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  • I put the knife right against the left cheek of his butt and dug it in.

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  • With great focus, she dug through the undergarments in the dresser and chose a set that matched, like human-Deidre did.

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  • His gaze dropped to the trench he had dug around the bush.

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  • Tears flooded her eyes and she dug in her purse for a tissue.

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  • She dug out the envelope from the funeral home and tore it in half.

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  • Cheered by the sight of food, Deidre dug in.

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  • Deidre dug through her purse as she walked and pulled out her cell, thrilled to see she had battery power.

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  • Anxious to be out of the Immortal stronghold, Deidre dug through her clothes to find the warmest she packed.

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  • She pressed the front of her body against the building, dug her fingertips into indents in the stone, and slid her foot along the roughened ledge to the right, stepping slowly and forcing her head up.

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  • Katie dug in, unconcerned with the woman's silence while there was food in front of her.

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  • Dessert was a slice of five different kinds of pies, and she dug into everything, eating fast.

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  • Molly dug through her purse to retrieved a familiar brownish cube, like the ones Katie'd eaten to stay alive in Hell.

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  • "The consensus is that Sasha dug his own grave," Kiki said.

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  • "I brought you something to cheer you up," she said and dug the vial of blood out of her pocket.

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  • He pushed the wreckage around and dug his notebook out of the mess.

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  • Kris crossed to his burnt-out bedchamber and dug through a trunk in the closet.

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  • He dragged her through it, and she dug her heels in.

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  • She dug through one and withdrew a thick pad of paper and pack of pencils.

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  • He swung his ice ax into the wall in front of him, dug in the toes of his crampons and began to ascend toward Dean.

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  • She hated it and bitched at him the whole time she dug into his body.

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  • I poured cement in the hole he dug under the hen house.

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  • There, he tossed his suitcase in the back and dug in his pockets for the keys.

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  • Some hunter's dog had probably dug it out.

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  • Instead of listening to him, she dug out the water-breathers and life vests, each packaged in small plastic containers the size of her hand.

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  • Brady grunted in response and dug into the steak on the plate before him.

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  • The entrance under the facility was hastily dug but the tunnel running beneath the facility had thick metal walls and concrete floors and was lit by battery-operated lanterns.

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  • Some people dug trenches while others placed pipes in the trenches and covered them again with dirt.

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  • "Ow," Toby muttered.  Ully's fingers dug into his shoulder.  The Immortal didn't look as if he had that amount of strength in him.

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  • He dug change out of his bike bag and dialed his number but he might as well have saved his time.

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  • And what would her opinion be of the guy who dug up this enlightening news and brought it to her doorstep?

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  • After flipping through a Ladies' Home Journal and read­ing the jokes in a Reader's Digest, he dug deeper into the pile.

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  • Her tiny fingernails dug into his hand as she eagerly nursed.

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  • Jenn stared at them numbly then dug a hole in front of the monument with shaking fingers.

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  • He dug deeper into the pile of cement blocks and ashes before him.

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  • Pulling a knife free, she dug into the dry ground, not expecting to find the treasure she'd buried so long ago.

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  • A small dirt hole was in front of the obelisk where she'd dug up the necklace.

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  • He dug out his black notebook from the depths of a desk drawer and held it out to her.

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  • He dug into the hard earth with his fingertips and sagged against one wall, panting.

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  • He tracked them back to the fence and found where they had dug under it.

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  • His fingers dug into her arms and she cried out involuntarily.

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  • Megan dug some coins and her calling card from her purse.

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  • Megan dug around in her purse for some change.

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  • He dug his dirty hands into the depths of the folded cloak, relishing the feel of it, then hugged it.

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  • He dug for hours, until the shallow grave was nonetheless large enough for his mother.

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  • She reached for her purse and dug around for her phone, intent on telling the cousins to pack.

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  • Jessi dug the keys out of her purse and handed them over.

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  • He loved how complicated it was while suspecting she dug herself a grave, one he wasn't going to be able to help her avoid without her telling him what was going on.

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  • Relenting, she dug the phone from her pocket and placed it in his hand.

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  • Jessi dug out the round, flat red crystal.

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  • The fossil measured 24 inches by 18 inches by 10 inches and had been dug up on the site.

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  • ammunition dump and slit trenches were dug.

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  • A ditch about 2m deep was dug, with picks made of deer antlers.

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  • artefact3 a pond was dug, and these excavations unearthed some fascinating artifacts, including 13th century pottery, leather and textile.

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  • barn owl nest boxes were erected and an otter chamber holt dug.

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  • In the first phase a round barrow was created with material dug from two ditches to either side of the mound.

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  • A choked bedding plane leads off from here at -1 m depth and this could possibly be dug.

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  • bloodstained history, still they kept the home fires burning, still they dug for victory.

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  • The majority dug in on the eastern bank, but Bessonov and 1st Company were ordered to hold the bridgehead on the western bank.

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  • We then dug up potatoes and picked broad beans for tea, but actually had pasta - LOL.

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  • A fox earth can be an enlarged rabbit burrow, a dug out under a tree or similar.

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  • He dug a trench and found a cist that had already been opened and cleaned of contents.

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  • Here you'll get to experience the dawn chorus in a dug out canoe in the mangrove creeks of the River Gambia.

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  • Here you'll get to experience the dawn chorus in a dug out canoe in the mangrove creeks of the River Gambia.

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  • Cases have been dug up in recent years on his own family croft.

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  • digpprox 9 " of soil was dug out, in order to get a good solid sub soil base.

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  • digupposedly they dug up the corpses of Kurds killed by Saddam in the 80s.

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  • Dig Trench The trench is dug using a swivel bucket digger on hire from Hughes Rail.

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  • drenched in water, even dug a trench around it to hold water.

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  • dug out.

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  • dug up recently?

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  • dug over.

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  • dug through for about 8m in some major excavations.

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  • The garden was used as an ammunition dump and slit trenches were dug.

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  • The woman said she kicked him and dug her false fingernails into his skin in a bid to fight him off.

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  • foliage of the shrub has been removed, the root was dug out.

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  • Deeply dug foxholes, caves, tunnels, or storm drains provide good protection.

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  • They searched harder and dug heavier for tracks on this second volume, with a musical spectrum spanning from raw funk to gritty soul.

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  • Determined to plow her own furrow she dug herself deeper into a hole.

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  • gigantic statue of some heathen deity was dug up in the parish in 1847, carved in stone.

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  • By summer I have cleared a small glade of land, torn out every stubborn stump, dug up every clinging root.

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  • Her son even dug a grave in the garden.

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  • heathen deity was dug up in the parish in 1847, carved in stone.

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  • Some of us have our moorings tied and our foundations dug deep, and our desires are not heavenly.

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  • Two barn owl nest boxes were erected and an otter chamber holt dug.

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  • In particular, an oil tanker channel dug in the late 1960s cuts a deep wound across the shallow lagoon.

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  • leaden pipes and conduits, leading from the hospital to the priory, have been dug up in the fields.. .

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  • Lias floor was laid in 1984 to replace an earth floor that was constantly dug by treasure seekers.

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  • liquoricealso known as wild licorice, as children in the north dug up the underground stems and chewed them.

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  • They dug a bit further to the outside loo & an old man was in the toilet laughing his head off.

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  • An oil drum dug into the ground is my long drop compost loo.

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  • We dug a hole in the soil and then we planted the marigolds and put soil around them.

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  • Samphire Hoe is a new piece of England created from 4.9 million cubic meters of chalk marl dug to create the Channel Tunnel.

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  • Wherever metals could be found they dug mines and built mazy cities full of mechanical marvels.

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  • It is dug using a mattock to strip the turf and break up the hardest ground and a spade to dig out the earth.

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  • Dug at them a bit at lunchtime, but didn't have time to do anything meaningful toward fixing them, maybe tomorrow.

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  • During the 13th century the de Clinton family dug the moat and settled on the land, giving their name to the estate.

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  • The adorable puppy Fune played with the limbs, buried the brains and dug out bullets.

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  • leaf radish grows best in a light, well-drained soil, which has had manure dug in for another crop the season before.

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  • Another surprise arose, when the earthworks ditch was dug in the local limestone basement rock.

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  • sceptic must be dug, pipes laid and skeptic tanks built in great numbers if the aims are to be realized.

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  • In the Oldham area, relatively shallow pits were dug due to flooding problems.

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  • shovel pit testing holes are dug over a grid system which is used for all the survey techniques we are using on the farm.

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  • A hole is dug into the ground making a channel to allow molten slag to escape.

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  • For they have dug a pit to take me, and laid snares for my feet.

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  • sod of earth will be dug by Ward Member Cllr Neil Bell.

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  • Many comments were given after the area of ground had been dug over but the stainless steel spades came up trumps every time.

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  • Pools are periodically dug in selected dune slacks on the Sefton Coast in order to provide habitat for threatened species including lesser bearded stonewort.

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  • The rabbit and ham terrine appeared in its large earthenware dish, to be dug into and served at the table.

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  • At first our only shelters were a few shallow trenches dug in the garden, close to the building.

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  • Got a good sized patch dug over at the cost of a few sciatic twinges.

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  • If the crop has gone woody, water the area with a liquid fertilizer or manure once it has been dug in.

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  • The latter are dug up with the tusks; the left one being generally employed in this service, and thus becoming much more worn than its fellow.

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  • They are said to have been dug by King Nawrahta in 1092.

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  • The latter enterprise Alexander designed to conduct in person; under his supervision was prepared in Babylon an immense fleet, a great basin dug out to contain 1000 ships, and the watercommunications of Babylonia taken in hand.

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  • Gold is washed out of the sands of the Vitim and the Olekma, and tusks of the mammoth are dug out of the delta.

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  • Among some tribes a circular grave was dug and the body placed in it with its face towards the east, and a high mound covered with bark or thatch raised over it.

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  • The Roman Watling Street crossed Shooter's Hill, and a Roman cemetery is supposed to have occupied the site of the Royal Arsenal, numerous Roman urns and fragments of Roman pottery having been dug up in the neighbourhood.

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  • The "pit amber" was formerly dug in open works, but is now also worked by underground galleries.

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  • It has even been supposed that amber passed from Sicily to northern Europe in early times - a supposition said to receive some support from the fact that much of the amber dug up in Denmark is red; but it must not be forgotten that reddish amber is found also on the Baltic, though not being fashionable it is used rather for varnish-making than for ornaments.

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  • deep is dug into the slope of a hill, and the sides are coated with a wall of stone.

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  • b, Antenna of male; c, antenna swollen tail-ends black with the contained food-material, are often dug up in numbers in well-manured fields.

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  • A cutting, or cut, is simply a trench dug in a hill or piece of rising ground, wide enough at the bottom to accommodate one or more pairs of rails, and deep enough to enable the line to continue its course on the level or on a moderate gradient.

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  • Large pits are dug across the line of advance of these great insect armies to stop them when in the larval or wingless stage, and even huge bonfires are lighted to check their flight when adult.

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  • A trench was dug in the soft upper mud until the stratum of stiff blue clay was reached.

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  • It is said that at Echigo in Japan, old wells, supposed to have been dug several hundred years ago, are existent, and that a Japanese history - called Kokushiriyaku, states that " burning water " was obtained in Echigo about A.D.

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  • sq., was dug down the centre of the mound.

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  • Near the Manikarnika ghat is the well held to have been dug by Vishnu and filled with his sweat; great numbers of pilgrims bathe in its venerated water.

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  • At Thebes, New York has also carried out work at Qurnet Murra`i and Sheikh `Abd el Qurna, as well as at Dra t Abul Neqqa and Deir el Bahri, 55 where the Earl of Carnarvon, assisted by Mr. Howard Carter, has also dug with remarkable success, recovering some of the most beautiful relics of the art of the XII.

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  • Another legend, alluded to in a speech by the emperor Claudius (fragments of which were discovered on a bronze tablet dug up at Lyons in 1524), represented him as an Etruscan soldier of fortune named Mastarna, who attached himself to Caeles Vibenna (Caelius Vivenna), the founder of an Etruscan city on the Caelian Hill (see also Tacitus, Annals, iv.

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  • George Low (1747-1795), the naturalist and historian of Orkney, who made a tour through Shetland in 1774, described a Runic monument which he saw in the churchyard of Crosskirk, in Northmavine parish (Mainland), and several fragments of Norse swords, shield bosses and brooches have been dug up from time to time.

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  • Another unfrequent mode of interment was in graves like those of modern times, dug in the floor of the galleries (Marchi, u.s., ta y.

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  • A trench was dug, in which a fire was lighted; a victim was sacrificed, and its blood poured into the trench; the body, upon which incense and fruits, honey and wine were thrown, was then cast into the fire.

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  • Window glass exposed to alkaline vapours often shows a thin iridescent surface film which is supposed to be due to crystallization; the same change is found in pieces of Roman glass which have been dug out of the ruins of Pompeii.

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  • Roman bricks, dug up in the fortress, bear the inscription, Legio IV.

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  • After the capture of Carthage by Scipio (146 B.C.) this territory was erected into a Roman province, and a trench, the fossa regia, was dug to mark the boundary of the Roman province of Africa and the dominions of the Numidian princes.

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  • The skulls dug up in Scythic graves throw no light on the question, some being round and some long.

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  • Coal appears to have been first discovered in the neighbourhood of Bronkhorst Spruit between the Wilge and Olifants rivers, where it was so near the surface that farmers dug it up for their own use.

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  • of canal were dug, 5 to 62 ft.

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  • Skates made of bones have been dug up in this district.

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  • Reinforced by parts of the two Bulair divisions the Turks delivered vigorous counter-attacks on the 26th; but these were beaten off, and on that day and on the morrow the Australasian troops dug themselves in so thoroughly that by the night of the 27th-28th the position which they had taken Up, such as it was, was reasonably secure.

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  • On the other hand, the Turks, who were commanded by Essad, had likewise dug themselves in, and they could bring an effective artillery fire to bear on the Anzac trenches from three sides, the prospect of the landing force making any effective progress under the awkward conditions of ground in which it found itself was remote, and Birdwood's contingents had in reality been even less successful than had those detailed for Helles as regards securing an adequate area on the enemy's shores before the defence gathered strength.

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  • Coal, fireclay and blue and red brick clay are dug in the neighbourhood; and there are also market gardens.

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  • In this neighbourhood fragments and lumps of glass are still constantly being dug up, and analysis proves that the glass contains a considerable proportion of magnesia.

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  • This field has been identified, and pieces of crucible and fragments of glass have been dug up. There is another deed, dated 1300, which mentions one William " le verir " of Chiddingfold.

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  • No shelter had been provided for the inmates: the first arrivals made rude sheds from the debris of the stockade; the others made tents of blankets and other available pieces of cloth, or dug pits in the ground.

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  • guanos, bone-meal and all other organic materials, which are spread over or dug or ploughed into the land for the benefit of farm and' garden crops, is bound up with the action of these minute living beings.

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  • The material is dug from neighbouring pits or sometimes from the fields which are to be improved, and applied in autumn and winter.

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  • It is a very old town, having received civic rights in the 13th century, and from time to time Roman remains and other antiquities have been dug out of the sands.

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  • The town walls were strengthened, new wells dug, gardens planted, mosques and schools built.

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  • The roots are dug up in Mexico throughout the year, and are suspended to dry in a net over the hearth of the Indians' huts, and hence acquire a smoky odour.

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  • Wells are dug in their beds, and the fertility of the valleys is thus maintained.

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  • From this harbour to Osaka Japans waist measures onl 77 m., and as the great lake of Biwa and some minor sheets of wate break the interval, a canal may be dug to join the Pacific and th Sea of Japan.

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  • Before them all was a tribe of immigrants who appear to have crossed from north eastern Asia at an epoch when the sea had not yet dug broad channels between the continent and the adjacent islands.

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  • The part in greatest favour among hunters is the hump, which, if cut off whole and roasted just as it is in the skin, in a hole dug in the ground, would, I think, be difficult to match either for juiciness or flavour."

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  • The gravel is dug by hand and thrown in at the upper end, the stones kept back being removed at intervals by two men with four-pronged steel forks.

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  • At the nearest point to the city was laid out the harbour, Lechaeum, a basin dug far into the shore and joined with the city by long walls.

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  • In the first year's work twenty-one trial trenches were dug in the hope of finding a clue to its position.

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  • Another trench dug across the deep indentation to the E.

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  • Here the trenches dug by the Persians during the last siege were still in a fair state of preservation; they were within a stone's-throw of the walls.

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  • His dominions contained the monstrous ants that dug gold and the fish that gave the purple; they produced all manner of precious stones and all the famous aromatics.

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  • 154 seq.), we have an evident jumble in the writer's mind between the Asiatic and the African location of Prester John; among other matters it is stated that Prester John and the Nubians dug a chapel out of the rock under Calvary in honour of the three kings: "et vocatur illa capella in partibus illis capella Nubiyanorum ad reges in praesentem diem, sed Sarracini..

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  • In 1874 a statue of Commodus was dug up at Rome, in which he is represented as Hercules - a lion's skin on his head, a club in his right and the apples of the Hesperides in his left hand.

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  • The mines of Maharajpur, Rajpur, Kimera and Gadasia have been famous for magnificent diamonds; and a very large one dug from the last was kept in the fort of Kalinjar among the treasures of Raja Himmat Bahadur.

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  • Kauri gum still holds its place as an export, over £500,000 worth being dug up annually.

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  • The terremare (so named from the marly soil of which they are composed) appear as mounds, sometimes of very considerable extent, which when dug into disclose the remains and relic beds of the ancient settlements.

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  • The relic was dug up on the Aventine in 1705, and is now in the Louvre.

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  • Tulips flourish in any good garden soil that has been deeply dug or trenched and manured the previous season.

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  • potatoes and hemp. Copper and lignite are mined, and turf is dug.

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  • The bear is traditionally associated with Bern in Switzerland, and in 1832 a statue of Artio, a bear goddess, was dug up there.

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  • There is a small dock, and phosphate of lime is extensively dug in the neighbourhood and exported for use as manure.

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  • The early settlers in west Pennsylvania also found that some unknown people had dug pits several feet in depth around the oil springs apparently for the purpose of collecting the oil.

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  • 172 sq.); on one day in each year a priestess performed the due ceremonies, and a waggon-load of earth was dug out.

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  • The hill from which the earth is dug is a dry mound, void of vegetation, beside the village of Kotschinos, and about two hours from the site of Hephaestia.

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  • Division, or partition, is usually resorted to in the case of tufted growing plants, chiefly perennial herbs; they may be evergreen, as chamomile or thrift, or when dormant may consist only of underground crowns, as larkspur or lily-of-thevalley; but in either case the old tufted plant being dug up may be divided into separate pieces, each furnished with roots, and, when replanted, generally starting on its own account without much check.

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  • Manure that is to be used for the crop should be broken up as fine as possible, for the more completely manure of any kind can be mixed with the soil the better the crop will be, and, of course, if it is dug or ploughed in in large unbroken lumps it cannot be properly commingled.

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  • Flower-beds on light soils may be dug up so as to forward the work of the coming busy spring season.

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  • - Asparagus, rhubarb, spinach, &c., should be uncovered, and the beds hoed or dug lightly.

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  • Hyacinths, tulips and other spring bulbs may be dug up, dried and placed away for next fall's planting, and their places filled with bedding plants, such as coleus, achyranthes, pelargoniums, and the various white and coloured leaf plants.

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  • All vegetable roots not designed to be left in the ground during the winter should be dug up, such as beets, carrots, parsnips, sweet potatoes, &c. The cabbage, cauliflower and lettuce plants grown from seed sown last month should be pricked out in cold frames.

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  • All vegetable roots that are yet in the ground, and not designed to be left there over winter, must be dug up in this latitude before the middle of the month or they may be frozen in.

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  • The drainage channels which were dug for the various crater lakes in the neighbourhood of Rome are also interesting in this regard.

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  • He died soon after, probably of fever, and his body was buried under the river-bed of the Busento, the stream being temporarily turned aside from its course while the grave was dug wherein the Gothic chief and some of his most precious spoils were interred.

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  • Waes ° Antwer nthals Hazebrk S Qudenard Leuze Roeulx aine 5eratn dug e11eS v,u ?

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  • On the west bank of the huge colossi of Memnon marked the entrance of his funerary temple, a magnificent building which was afterwards destroyed, and the great lake of Birket Habu was dug and embanked in front of his brick palace at the extreme south.

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  • deep are dug for each plant, and refilled loosely - then the seedlings are carefully placed in them.

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  • A deep moat was dug outside it by Tukulti-Inaristi or Tukulti-Masu (about 1270 B.C.), and it was further defended on the land side by a salkhu or outwork.

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  • In the ordinary English system of upward or drainage irrigation, ditches are dug all round the field.

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  • As the river daily fell, of course the water in the canals fell too, and since they were never dug deep enough to draw water from the very bottom of the river, they occasionally ran dry altogether in the month of June, when the river was at its lowest, and when, being the month of greatest heat, water was more than ever necessary for the cotton crop. Thus large tracts which had been sown, irrigated, weeded and nurtured for perhaps three months perished in the fourth, while all the time the precious Nile water was flowing useless to the sea.

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  • The eastern canal was never dug at all until Nile.

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  • The western, or Behera, canal was dug, but within its first 50 m.

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  • Moreover, in the meantime the eastern, or Tewfikia, canal was dug and supplied with the necessary masonry works for a distance of 23 m., to where it fed the network of old canals.

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  • of new canal were dug, and nearly 300 m.

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  • In the report for 1907 of the Reclamation Service it was stated that it had dug 1881 m.

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  • That following the old Tanitic channel is called the canal of Al-Moizz, the first Fatimite caliph who ruled in Egypt, having been dug by his orders, and the latter bears the name of the canal of Abu-l-Muneggi, a Jew who executed this work, under the caliph Al-Amir, in order to water the province called the Sharkia.

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  • The existing canal was dug in 1863 to supply fresh water to the towns on the Suez Canal.

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  • He paid considerable attention to sheep-breeding and agriculture, and by a canal which he had dug from Fuah to Alexandria not only assisted commerce but brought 100,000 feddans under cultivation.

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  • This is dug out, and after being dried on floors heated by flues is ready for burning.

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  • Tiryns was dug again by the German Institute (until 1914), Phylakopi in Melos (1912) and the Kamares Cave in Crete (1913) by the British School at Athens, who also began in 1920 a further excavation on the acropolis of Mycenae.

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  • The Italian occupation of Rhodes in 1911 was followed by a general exploration of the island, in the course of which some graves were opened in the Mycenaean cemetery of Ialysos, which had been dug in 1868-72, and important material is said to have been obtained.

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  • A Geometric cemetery was dug by the Germans at Tiryns, and their finds have been accurately published (1912).

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  • A tumulus and cist graves were dug containing weapons, fibulae, and pottery of sub-Mycenaean type like that previously found at Theotoku.

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  • Halae in Locris was dug by Americans in 1911.

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  • Two tumuli were dug in the necropolis of Bin Tepe without result.

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  • On elevated ground near the harbour are the remains of a Roman fort guarding the entrance to the Tyne, where numerous coins, portions of an altar, and several sculptured memorial stones have been dug up, and testify to its occupation for a considerable period.

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  • He concealed them under a Phrygian cap; but the secret was discovered by his barber, who, being unable to keep it, dug a hole in the ground and whispered into it "Midas has the ears of an ass."

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  • In the 18th century, under the hetman Oginsky, a canal was dug to connect the Shchara with the Dnieper.

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  • Sulphur is said to be found at Herat, dug from the soil in small fragments, but the chief supply comes from the Hazara country and from Pirkisri, on the confines of Seistan, where there would seem to be a crater, or fumarole.

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  • Gypsum is found in large quantities in the plain of Kandahar, being dug out in fragile coralline masses from near the surface.

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  • Wells were to be dug and trees planted along the roads; a system of medical aid was established throughout his kingdom and the conquered provinces, as far as Ceylon, for both man and beast.

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  • ng /(' Z) s a l Il I!l l/ll JIM 1 11 111 1111 11111 n The form of the ogam alphabet made it easy to carve hastily; hence in the old sagas, when a hero is killed we find the common formula, '` His grave was dug and his stone was raised, and his name was written in ogam."

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  • Roads had been built and gun positions prepared, and reservoirs made for water; trenches had been dug and strong redoubts constructed at various important points, though the defensive system was not completely finished when the enemy attacked at Caporetto.

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  • Those intended for storing should be dug up as soon as they are fairly ripe, unless they are attacked by the disease, in which case they must be taken up as soon as the murrain is observed; or if they are then sufficiently developed to be worth preserving, but not fully ripe, the haulms or shaws should be pulled out, to prevent the fungus passing down them into the tubers; this may be done without disturbing the tubers, which can be dug afterwards.

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  • 'the crop is not dug, up until it has come to maturity.

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  • But it leaves a connected line of desert route between Nushki and Seistan, which is open in all ordinary seasons, to the south, and this route has been largely developed, posts or serais having been established at intervals and wells having been dug.

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  • The dead are buried in the hut; a square grave is dug in which the body is arranged in a sitting position with the hands tied behind the back.

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  • A line of "pottes" (military pits) had been previously dug to give additional protection to the front, which extended for about one mile from wing to wing.

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  • The arm which reaches the sea at Fiumicino is a canal, dug by Claudius and improved by Trajan (see Portus), which partially silted up in the middle ages, and was reopened for navigation by Paul V.

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  • Moreover, Christian revenged himself upon the dead as well as upon the living, for Sten Sture's body was dug up and burnt, as well as the body of his little child.

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  • In 1574, during the pontificate of Gregory XIII., a stone was dug up in the island of the Tiber bearing the inscription - " Semoni Sango Deo Sacrum Sex.

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  • So he bade that a tomb should be dug by his disciples and that he should be buried in it.

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  • were dug in 1718-1731, and others in1861-1886having an aggregate length of 101 m.

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  • 9 contains tools and weapons of the Neolithic period such as are dug up on European soil; they are evident relics of ancient populations who used them till replaced by metal.

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  • At Leighton Buzzard they are dug on a large scale for various purposes.

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  • The presence of petroleum, indicated by many ancient workings in the shape of shallow hand- (dug wells, can be traced continuously at the foot of the Transylvanian Alps, from Turnu Severin into Bukovina.

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  • Unless such places are carefully dug out or re-puddled before the work of filling is resumed, the percolation may increase along the vertical plane where it is greatest, by the erosion and falling in of the clay roof, as in the other cases cited.

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  • Inter- cast-lead pipes, but they were regarded as luxuries, mittent supply, not as necessaries, and gave way to cheaper conduits made, as pump barrels had long been made, by boring out tree trunks, which are occasionally dug up in a good state of preservation.

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  • per acre on loose soils to £io an acre on the most tenacious soils, the rate of wages and the cost of the pipes, the depth of the trenches and the ease with which they can be dug, all influencing the cost of the process.

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  • A complete system of canals was planned, that of Briare partly dug.

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  • But the cisterns which you have dug for yourselves are broken and profitless to you.

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  • falls, dug to discomfit the English cavalry.

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  • But in the Protestant districts neither age nor sex was spared; even the dead were dug up and burnt.

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  • At the same time, and as part of the same general plan, a canal, the Dortmund-Ems Canal, was dug to connect the river (from Munster) with Herne in the Westphalian coal-field.

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  • were actually dug, and cost altogether f3,728,750.

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  • His first conspicuous act as chancellor was a masterly defence in the Reichstag of German action in China, a defence which was, indeed, rendered easier by the fact that Prince Hohenlohe had - to use his own words - "dug a canal" for the flood of imperial ambition of which warning had been given in the famous "mailed fist" speech.

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  • In 1878 he dug unsuccessfully in Ithaca, and in the same year and the following resumed work at Hissarlik, and summed up his results in a discursive memoir, Ilios, upon which a sequel, Troja, issued in 1884, after Wilhelm D6rpfeld, associated in 1882, had introduced some archaeological method into the explorations, was a considerable improvement.

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  • Canals were dug throughout the country and a great reservoir excavated near the capital.

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  • The clay dug from the moat served to make the bricks of the wall, which had loo gates, all of bronze, with bronze lintels and posts.

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  • Seasoned flints from the land, having been long exposed to the atmosphere, are preferred to flints freshly dug from the chalk pits.

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  • This bread is made by burying the materials for months, till the mass is thoroughly fermented and homogeneous, when it is dug up and cooked by baking or steaming.

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  • When building a chief's house a slave was buried alive in the hole dug for each foundation post.

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  • The former supply most of the peat, and some of the tree-trunks dug out of them have been found so flexible from immersion that they might be twisted into ropes.

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  • Potatoes cannot be kept very long, but there was no attempt to keep them at all; they were left in the ground, and dug as required.

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  • The rice is threshed by being beaten in bundles on stones set upright on the threshing-floor; and when beaten out the grain is stored by the Hova in rice-pits dug in the hard red soil, but by the coast tribes in small timber houses raised on posts.

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  • Among the Hova and Betsileo the old villages were always built for security on the summits of lofty hills, around which were dug several deep fosses, one within the other.

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  • A canal was first dug round the lake for the reception of the water and the accommodation of the great traffic which had previously been carried on.

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  • The red clay is frequently dug for brick-making.

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  • Gypsum is dug in the Isle of Axholme, whiting is made from the chalk near the shores of the Humber, and lime is made on the Wolds.

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  • Pits are dug about 2 ft.

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  • The pond was my well ready dug.

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  • Then they rode downhill and uphill, across a ryefield trodden and beaten down as if by hail, following a track freshly made by the artillery over the furrows of the plowed land, and reached some fleches * which were still being dug.

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  • The adorable puppy Fune played with the limbs, buried the brains and dug out bullets.

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