How to use Dying in a sentence

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  • Rissa was dying too fast.

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  • No one else can touch the gem without dying instantly.

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  • He is dying and you leave me alone with him!

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  • Assuming she's not still dying of a tumor.

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  • I think he feels guilty for wanting to leave his dying girlfriend.

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  • His friend was dying and instead of getting the support he needed from his family, he had been sworn to silence.

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  • It was the scream of a soul dying.

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  • He heard the unquenchable life in a dying woman.

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  • On grounds of policy and morality alike the act was quite indefensible; but it is perhaps some palliation of his perjury that it was committed to satisfy the last urgent wish of a dying man, and that he alone remained true to the nine days' queen when the others who had with him signed Edward's device deserted her.

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  • The Raskol was threatened with extinction by the gradual dying out of its priests, which led to a further schism within itself, into the Popovshchina (with priests) and the Bezpopovshchina (without priests).

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  • The fierce family feud only terminated when Matthew was murdered by agents of Shane in 1J58; Conn dying about a year later.

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  • Dying unmarried, when the earldom therefore became extinct, Charles was succeeded as Viscount O'Neill by his brother John Bruce Richard (1780-1855), a general in the British army; on whose death without issue in 1855 the male line in the United Kingdom became extinct.

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

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  • On the 7th of August Baillie had written that he had heard that Henderson was dying " most of heartbreak."

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  • He was left an orphan at an early age, his mother dying in 1880 and his father four years later.

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  • Ptolemy Apion meanwhile, dying in 96, had bequeathed the Cyrenaica to Rome.

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  • He did not enjoy it long, dying on the 28th of February 1869.

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  • The in-between place where Jake's drugs put her were filled with horrifying visions of Cody and other strangers dying while Dr. Czerno screamed at her to return to him in his inhuman computer voice.

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  • This stout young man was an illegitimate son of Count Bezukhov, a well-known grandee of Catherine's time who now lay dying in Moscow.

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  • But besides this, even if, admitting the remaining minimum of freedom to equal zero, we assumed in some given case--as for instance in that of a dying man, an unborn babe, or an idiot--complete absence of freedom, by so doing we should destroy the very conception of man in the case we are examining, for as soon as there is no freedom there is also no man.

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  • She didn't like seeing someone else suffer the way she did every time she thought of Cody or Jake or others dying.

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  • Good. Still won't let me live down almost dying.

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  • Not more than a few minutes could have elapsed, and yet there he lay – possibly dying.

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  • There's nothing else on the planet that forces you to really see and accept who you are as the day the doctor says you're dying.

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  • No one wanted a dying girlfriend, especially when she'd flat out refused to marry him.

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  • Living for three years after a diagnosis of dying in a month weird?

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  • She couldn't … couldn't bear the thought of another friend dying because of her!

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  • Accustomed to the thought of dying, she viewed the option of living as …weird.

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  • She didn't believe for one minute he was going to find a way to prevent her from dying in three months.

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  • Wynn, is it true Gabriel can prevent me from dying now?

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  • He was gentle, the man who made love to a woman he thought was dying.

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  • You're in denial about dying.

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  • I've lived with the idea of dying for so long, I'm kinda freaked out by the alternative, she admitted.

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  • There was no uncertainty about dying.

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  • The logical side of her understood that Darkyn's offer of fixing her was a better option than dying on the operating table.

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  • Unlikely, since he only gets one, unless he planned on dying dead soon.

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  • People around him had a way of dying horribly, and he wasn.t entirely sure what to do about it, now that it mattered.

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  • Even thinking of her made him feel as though his insides were burning and dying.

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  • I looked through the whole month of January but there was nothing about a girl named Annie dying.

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  • I took too much blood, she's dying.

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  • The air funneling up from the snow-covered hollows was frigid and the little doeling was dying of hypothermia.

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  • She tried not to think of the Guardian dying.

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  • Instinct and fury blinded him.  He felt the dagger sink into flesh and struck again, only to find himself flying backwards through the air.  Rhyn shouted something at him, but Kris couldn't hear him, not with the memory of both Lilith and Hannah dying.

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  • He promised a dying friend that he wouldn't reveal his health status.

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  • With all that going on, and your loyalty to a dying friend, you were so overwhelmed that you didn't know which way to turn.

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  • He did the minimum required to keep Charles from dying.

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  • We were at the bedside of my mother, and she was dying.

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  • George Sand soon tired of her new love, and even before she had given him his conge was dying to be on again with the old.

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  • His father, dying in the following year, commended him to the care and favour of his brother and successor, Henry III., who faithfully fulfilled the charge.

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  • The curious customs, too, of which older writers tell us, are gradually dying out.

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  • His parents dying during his infancy, he was brought up by his uncle, Sir Isaac Tillard.

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  • Three years later, on the 18th of March 1584, while playing at chess, he suddenly fell backwards in his chair and was removed to his bed in a dying condition.

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  • His dying boast, that "no Athenian had put on mourning through his doing," perhaps refers to his forbearance towards his political rivals, whom he refused to ruin by prosecution.

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  • The Sakai population is dying out, and must eventually disappear.

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  • Some Gnostics sprinkled the heads of the dying with oil and water to render them invisible to the powers of darkness; but in the East generally, where the need to compete with the Cathar sacrament of Consolatio was less acutely felt, extreme unction is unknown.

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  • Here, with Mme Guerin as the leading comedy actress, she played the great tragic love parts for more than thirty years, dying on the i 5th of May 1698.

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  • The magneto system itself is dying out.

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  • Mary Thy Mother stopped at the foot of the Cross, but poverty mounted it with Thee and clasped Thee in her embrace unto the end; and when Thou wast dying of thirst, as a watchful spouse she prepared for Thee the gall.

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  • After a prolonged struggle of thirty years, they wrested the whole island from tile Saracens; and Reger, dying in 1101, bequeathed to his son Roger a kingdom in Calabria and Sicily second to none in Europe for wealth and magnificence.

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  • Dying in 1387, he transmitted Naples to his son Ladislaus, who had no children, and was followed in 1414 by his sister Joan II.

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  • Herein he was aided by the troops of Facino Cane, who, dying opportunely at this period, left considerable wealth, a welltrained band of mercenaries, and a widow, Beatrice di Tenda.

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  • Cranmer stood by the dying bed of Edward as he had stood by that of his father, and he there suffered himself to be persuaded to take a step against his own convictions.

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  • Passing to later times, we can watch a theory of monotheism rising, and dying down again, during what our scholars distinguish as the Brahmanical period of Indian religion.

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  • Green calls this king, had not, however, given up the struggle, and he was still in the field when he was taken ill, dying in Newark castle on the 19th of October 1216.

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  • The complex system of dead and dying tissues cut off by these successive periderms, together with the latter themselves in fact, everything outside the innermost phellogen, constitutes what is often known botanically as the bark of the tree.

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  • The dying back of the twigs of trees and shrubs is a frequent case.

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  • The dying back of twigs may be brought about by many causes.

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  • The older types of Gymnosperms are inelastic and dying out.

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  • The breathing becomes shallow, the drug killing, like nearly all neurotic poisons (alcohol, morphia, prussic acid, &c.), by paralysis of the respiratory centre, and the patient dying in a state of coma.

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  • He took up his residence in Avila, where he had built a convent; and here he resumed the common life of a friar, leaving his cell in October 1497 to visit, at Salamanca, the dying infante, Don Juan, and to comfort the sovereigns in their parental distress.

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  • He spent the rest of his life in retirement, dying at Wellington on the 16th of May 1862.

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  • But he was allowed to linger in his prison until 1595 when he died, the sight of his wife and children being cruelly refused to the dying man.

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  • It is no dwelling of the dead nor part of the lower world, but distinguished heroes are translated thither without dying, to live a life of perfect happiness.

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  • In the end something like a Sicilian nation did arise; but it arose rather by the dying out of several of the elements in the country, the Norman element among them, than by any such fusion as took place in England.

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  • He killed Berenice and, dying in 51, bequeathed the kingdom to his eldest son, aged ten years, who was to take as wife his sister Cleopatra, aged seventeen.

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  • Then followed in rapid succession the Twenty-seven Sermons (1651), "for the summer half-year," and the Twenty-five (1653), "for the winter half-year," The Rule and Exercises of Holy Living (1650), The Rule and Exercises of Holy Dying (1651), a controversial treatise on The Real Presence..

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  • Holy Dying was perhaps even more popular.

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  • His most popular works, The Liberty of Prophesying, Holy Living, and Holy Dying have been often reprinted.

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  • From the head of a dying person Proserpine was supposed to cut a lock of hair which had been kept sacred and unshorn through life.

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  • It is suggested that Hylas was a harvest deity and that the ceremony gone through by the Kians was a harvest festival, at which the figure of a boy was thrown into the water, signifying the dying vegetation-spirit of the year.

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  • When she knew that she was dying Mary sent for the lords of the Congregation, with whom she pleaded for the maintenance of the French alliance.

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  • He was a representative in Congress, however, from 1873 to 1882, and was governor of Georgia in 1882-1883, dying in office, at Atlanta, on the 4th of March 1883.

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  • Willughby, the younger of the two, and at first the other's pupil, seems to have gradually become the master; but, he dying before the promise of his life was fulfilled, his writings were given to the world by his friend Ray, who, adding to them from his own stores, published the Ornithologia in Latin in 1676, and in English with many emendations in 1678.

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  • The last seven of its fourteen volumes include the Class A y es, and the first part of them appeared in 1809, but, the original author dying in 1815, when only two volumes of birds were published, the remainder was brought to an end in 1826 by his successor, who afterwards became well known as an entomologist.

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  • The custom, indeed, so far from dying out, was adopted by the barbarian conquerors and spread among the Christian Goths in Spain, Franks in Gaul, Alemanni in Germany, and Anglo-Saxons in Britain.

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  • The republic entrusted the work to the Florentine Verrocchio, who dying before the statue was completed begged the government to allow his pupil Lorenzo di Credi to carry it to a conclusion.

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  • This grand-duke had some trouble with his Landlag, but, dying on the 16th of June 1848, he left his son, Louis III.

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  • Stilicho and Serena were named guardians of the youthful Honorius when the latter was created joint emperor in 394 with special jurisdiction over Italy, Gaul, Britain, Spain and Africa, and Stilicho was even more closely allied to the imperial family in the following year by betrothing his daughter Maria to his ward and by receiving the dying injunctions of Theodosius to care for his children.

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  • Dagobert had at first consented to the dying Godfrey's wish that Baldwin should be his successor; but when Godfrey died he saw an opportunity too precious to be missed, and opposed Baldwin, counting on the support of Bohemund, to whom he sent an appeal for assistance.

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  • This was the last serious attempt at a Crusade on behalf of the dying kingdom of Jerusalem which was made in the West; and its collapse was quickly followed by the final extinction of the kingdom.

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  • He seems to have touched at the island of Tortugas, so named on account of the large number of turtles found there, and to have landed at several places, but many of his men succumbed to disease and he himself was wounded in an Indian attack, dying soon afterward in Cuba.

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  • He was more fortunate, however, in his later military career, and continued in the service until the general peace of 1763, after which he lived the life of an ordinary courtier and man of fashion in Paris, dying on the 4th of July 1787.

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  • His dying agonies were shortened by an Italian soldier, who mercifully plunged a sword into his body.

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  • Dying in 1275, he was succeeded by his grandson Humphrey VII.

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  • The dying Siegfried calls on Briinnhilde to awaken, and asks " Who hath locked thee again in sleep?"

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  • The object here is to secure the succession in the event of the supreme king's dying whilst his heir is an infant.

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  • Dying in 1243, he was succeeded as lord of Connaught by his son Richard, and then (1248) by his younger son Walter, who carried on the family warfare against the native chieftains, and added greatly to his vast domains by obtaining (c. 1255) from Prince Edward a grant of "the county of Ulster," in consequence of which he was styled later earl of Ulster.

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  • Mr Crowe, consul-general in the island, in 1885, stated that " the institution was rapidly dying, - that in a year, or at most two, slavery, even in its then mild form, would be extinct."

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  • The palm branch, which is also of frequent occurrence, is not an indisputable mark of the last resting-place of a martyr, being found in connexion with epitaphs of persons dying natural deaths, or those prepared by persons in their lifetime, as well as in those of little children, and even of pagans.

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  • As for Mahmud, the news of the disaster reached Constantinople when he was unconscious and dying.

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  • In October, after Waterloo, she set out for Italy, not only for the advantage of her own health but for that of her second husband, Rocca, who was dying of consumption.

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  • He lived, however, for many years thereafter, dying of old age at Franklin on the 23rd of September 1840.

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  • He was sent on the 26th of June 1683 to the Tower, and, looking upon himself as a dying man, betook himself wholly to preparation for death.

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  • In November 1865 he returned again to Göttingen, but, although he was able to live through the winter, and even to work a few hours every day, it became clear to his friends, and clearest of all to himself, that he was dying.

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  • From the dying animal sprang the life of the earth, although Ahriman sent his emissaries to prevent it.

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  • Dying at Rouen in 1439, he left by Isabel, widow of Richard Beauchamp, earl of Worcester, a son, Earl Henry, who was created duke of Warwick, 1445, and is alleged, but without authority, to have been crowned king of the Isle of Wight by Henry VI.

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  • Willaert, dying in 1562, was succeeded by Cipriano di Rore, on whose removal to Parma in 1565 Zarlino was elected choirmaster.

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  • On the 20th of March 1905 he shot himself in the head, dying of the wound two days later.

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  • After his death in 289 comes another miserable and obscure period of revolution and despotism, in which Greek life was dying out; and but for the brief intervention of Pyrrhus in 278 Syracuse, and indeed all Sicily, would have fallen a prey to the Carthaginians.

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  • When the news of Ibrahim's overwhelming victory at Nessib (June 24, 1839) reached Constantinople, Mahmud lay dying and unconscious.

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  • The old Arabian war spirit was dying.

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  • Catherine of Siena is said to have saved Father Matthew from dying of the plague, but in this case it is rather the healer than the healed who was strong in faith.

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  • Fra Domenico exulted in the thought of dying by his master's side; Fra Silvestro, on the contrary, raved with despair.

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  • Dressed as a peasant (or a fool), he departs (his mother, in some versions, dying of grief), and comes to the king's court.

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  • He visited Spain in 1799, was exiled, and returned in 1815, dying at Valencia on the 11th of April 1817.

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  • When his ministry began its fires were slowly dying down, though the embers still glowed.

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  • A serious difference of opinion with the chancellor regarding the proposal for a marriage between Prince Alexander of Battenberg and the princess Victoria of Prussia was arranged by the intervention of Queen Victoria, who visited Berlin to see her dying son-in-law.

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  • He now began to fulfil the promise of his "Cimabue," and by such pictures as "Paolo e Francesca," "The Star of Bethlehem," "Jezebel and Ahab taking Possession of Naboth's Vineyard," "Michael Angelo musing over his Dying Servant," "A Girl feeding Peacocks," and "The Odalisque," all exhibited in 1861-1863, rose rapidly to the head of his profession.

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  • They cannot endure captivity, dying in the course of two or three days, even when kept in capacious tanks.

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  • Several of these additions were due to the archduke Maximilian, who ruled Tirol from 1490 onwards, becoming emperor in 1493 and dying in 1519.

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  • A member of the upper house throughout the reign of Louis Philippe, he was driven into private life by the establishment of the Second Republic, but lived to see the Coup d'etat and to rally to the government of Louis Napoleon, dying in Paris on the 5th of February 1852.

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  • Ochino was at once cited, but was deterred from presenting himself at Rome by the warnings of Peter Martyr and of Cardinal Contarini, whom he found at Bologna, dying of poison administered by the reactionary party.

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  • When it subsided the ship was still afloat, but she was nothing but a gutted hull lighted by a dying glare, and she fired no more.

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  • Speaker of the senate, John Collins dying in 1822.

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  • Speaker of senate, Haslett dying in 1823.

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  • Her two sons, at their dying father's request, were entrusted to the guardianship of Augustus, to whom she bore no children.

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  • The earliest zeal has passed away and heathen ways of thought and life are tolerated and practised at Pergamum and Ephesus, and faith is dying or dead at Laodicea and Sardis.

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  • Many of these were not pure Shakespeare; and he is credited with the addition of a dying speech to the text of Macbeth.

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  • Dying in 1332, Frederick was succeeded by his son, John II., who, after one of his brothers had died and two others had entered the church, ruled his lands in common with his brother Albert.

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  • When Louis was dying in 840, he sent the imperial insignia to Lothair, who, disregarding the various partitions, claimed the whole of the Empire.

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  • While dying, a print of the Leonidas, one of his favourite subjects, was submitted to him.

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  • The ministers received food and clothing from the contributions of the people, but also worked with their hands; the result of this was that they were very ignorant, and also were grasping after bequests from the dying.

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  • Sybel did not live to write the account of the war with France, dying at Marburg on the 1st of August 1895.

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  • The rate of loss of energy was calculated from the rate of dying down of the vibration.

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  • Returning from his campaign tour, he went immediately to the bedside of his dying wife, and for some weeks had practically no sleep at all.

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  • The language is so complete that the dog, pig, crow and other common or unclean animals are all expressed by special words, while the actions of royalty, such as eating, sleeping, walking, speaking, bathing, dying, are spoken of in words quite distinct from those used to describe similar actions of ordinary people.

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  • In consequence of an attack on the empress of Russia, he was compelled to leave Poland, and accordingly made a tour in Italy, France, America, and England, dying at Marseilles at the early age of thirty-three.

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  • He was a delicate child, and, his father dying in r850, his mother attended herself to his education.

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  • The South Wales clergy who regularly itinerated were dying out; the majority of those remaining itinerated but irregularly, and were most of them against the change.

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  • The use, however, of the " graduation houses " is dying out, as both their construction and their maintenance are expensive.

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  • Once more in Russia, far from the fascination of Metternich's personality, the immemorial spirit of his people drew him back into itself; and when, in the autumn of 1825, he took his dying empress for change of air to the south of Russia, in order - as all Europe supposed - to place himself at the head of the great army concentrated near the Ottoman frontiers, his language was no longer that of " the peace-maker of Europe," but of the Orthodox tsar determined to take the interests of his people and of his religion "into his own hands."

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  • The "black despair" which Shakespeare has cast round his dying hours appears to be without historical foundation.

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  • His works included A Dialogue on Dying Well (1603), a translation from the Italian; Restitution of Decayed Intelligence in Antiquities concerning the English Nation, dedicated to James I.

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  • The epithet ha-zaken (" the elder"), which usually accompanies his name, proves him to have been a member of the Sanhedrin, and according to a trustworthy authority Hillel filled his leading position for forty years, dying, therefore, about A.D.

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  • They went to London in the summer of 1834, and took a house at 5 (now 24) Cheyne Row, Chelsea, which Carlyle inhabited till his death; the house has since been bought for the public. Irving, who had welcomed him on former occasions, was just dying, - a victim, as Carlyle thought, to fashionable cajoleries.

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  • Two of his brothers were taken in Galloway and hanged at Carlisle, while King Edward, a dying man, lay with a great army at Carlisle, or at the neighbouring abbey of Lanercost.

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  • Bruce slipped into Ayrshire and defeated de Valence at Loudon Hill; so Edward, a dying man, began to move against him with his whole force.

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  • The second son of King Robert, Albany, was appointed governor, his father being in ill-health and dying in 1390.

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  • France was helpless, the tumult of Ambroise alarmed the Guises for their own lives and power, and the regent, long in bad health, was dying in Edinburgh castle.

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  • The old Jacobites were dying out; James never had a minister who was not baited by three-fourths of the party, and denounced as a favourite at best, at worst a traitor; and the Cause would have sunk into ashes but for the promise of his eldest son, Prince Charles.

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  • As such they supposed the" dying out "must mean the dying out of a" soul "; and endless were the discussions as to whether this meant eternal trance, or absolute annihilation, of the" soul."It is now thirty years since the right interpretation, founded on the canonical texts, has been given, but outside the ranks of Pali scholars the old blunder is still often repeated.

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  • He lived henceforth in seclusion at Chilton in Wiltshire, dying on the 28th of July 1675.

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  • His vigour had been slowly declining for some time, and he sank gradually during the autumn, dying on the 3rd of October 1896.

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  • Dampness and a close atmosphere are essential to the growth of dry rot, and it is under these conditions that it spreads most quickly, the fungus soon dying when exposed to the fresh air.

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  • Jesus had stood forth as the strong healer and helper of men; it was bewildering to hear Him speak of dying.

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  • To the minority of strict Jews he was therefore " the abomination of desolation standing where he ought not "; but the majority he carried with him and, when he was dying (165 B.C.) during his eastern campaigns, he wrote to the loyal Jews as their fellow citizen and general, exhorting them to preserve their present goodwill towards him and his son, on the ground that his son would continue his policy in gentleness and kindness, and so maintain friendly relations with them (2 Macc. ix.).

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  • Winthrop's history in New England was very largely that of the Massachusetts colony, of which he was twelve times chosen governor by annual election, serving in 1629-1634, 1637-1640, in 1642-1644, and in 1646-1649, and dying in office.

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  • Most of them are of a primitive type and appear to be dying out.

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  • If any mishap befall the queen, the workers can sometimes keep the community from dying out.

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  • He then ordered leathern covers to be thrown upon the dying men, and had the banquet served upon them.

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  • While the Abbasid dynasty was thus dying out in shame and degradation, the Fatimites, in the person of Mo'izz li-din-allah (or Mo`izz Abu Tamin Ma'add) ("he who makes God's religion victorious"), were reaching the highest degree of power and glory in spite of the opposition of the Carmathians, who left their old allegiance and entered into negotiations with the court of Bagdad, offering to drive back the Fatimites, on condition of being assisted with money and troops, and of being rewarded with the government of Syria and Egypt.

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  • When the medical attendant declares the case hopeless a priest advances to the bed of the dying man, repeats sundry texts of the Zend-Avesta, the substance of which tends to afford him consolation, and breathes a prayer for the forgiveness of his sins.

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  • As a result of the inquiry the committee held it to be proved that "between deaths and apparitions of the dying person a connexion exists which is not due to chance alone."

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  • The earliest legend as to his later labours, one of Syrian origin, places them in the Parthian kingdom, where it represents him as dying a natural death at Hierapolis (= Mabog on the Euphrates).

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  • Dying in 1420, Albany was succeeded as regent by his son, Murdoch.

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  • The epidemic of 1563-1564 in London and England was very severe, a thousand dying weekly in London.

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  • In 21 experiments out of 38, 55% of healthy rats living in flea-proof cages have contracted plague after receiving fleas collected from rats either dead or dying of septicaemic plague; consequently it is proved the rat flea can transmit plague from rat to rat.

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  • The disease begins to be active in late autumn or the beginning of winter, and reaches its height in February or March, dying down in the summer.

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  • When the great Aryan immigration from Europe commenced is unknown, but it was dying out in the 11th and 10th centuries B.C. In Phrygia the Aryans founded a kingdom, of which traces remain in various rock tombs, forts and towns, and in legends preserved by the Greeks.

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  • The prologue to Luke's Gospel itself implies the dying out of the generation of eye-witnesses as a class.

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  • Wiglaf enters the barrow, and returns to show the dying king the treasures that he has found there.

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  • Hence also sick persons are frequently conveyed long distances to a sacred river to heal them of their maladies; and for a dying man to breathe his last at the side of the Ganges is devoutly believed to be the surest way of securing for him salvation and eternal bliss.

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  • The toxic symptoms have already been detailed, the patient usually dying from arrest of the renal functions.

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  • Abandoning the cause of the Welfs, he fought for Conrad against them, and in 1152 the dying king advised the princes to choose Frederick as his successor to the exclusion of his own young son.

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  • The main duties of the parish priest are to offer the sacrifice of the mass (q.v.), to hear confessions, to preach, to baptize and to administer extreme unction to the dying.

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  • Dying in 1903, Leo XIII.

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  • The latter feeling ultimately triumphed; he condescended to accept in the dying days of Grenville's cabinet, and to retain through the "lutestring" administration of Lord Rockingham - "pretty summer wear," as Townshend styled it, "but it will never stand the winter" - the highly paid position of paymaster-general, refusing to identify himself more closely with its fortunes as chancellor of the exchequer.

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  • Just before he died, says his secretary, Tobias Lear, he felt his own pulse; his countenance changed; the attending physician placed his hands over the eyes of the dying man, "and he expired without a struggle or a sigh."

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  • That baptism or washing with water is the outward manifestation of dying unto sin and walking in newness of life; and therefore in no wise appertaineth to infants."

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  • He recalls the mourning in the doomed city; the children dying of hunger in the streets; the prophets deluding the people with vain hopes.

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  • The central block, in imitation of the emperor Jahangir's tomb, contains the bed on which the Guru, after dying at will and coming back to life several times, ultimately died outright; it is an object of great veneration.

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  • Since that event he had himself reigned supreme in Herat, and, dying in 1851, was succeeded by his son Said Mahommed.

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  • John's son Donald, sometimes called "gentle Lochiel," joined Charles Edward, the Young Pretender, in 1745, was wounded at Culloden, and escaped to France, dying in the same year as his father.

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  • The same symbolism is intended by the lighted tapers which must accompany the Host whenever it is carried in procession, or to the sick and dying.

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  • To the unaided eye the disease is seen as purplish brown or blackish blotches of various sizes, at first on the tips and edges of the leaves, and ultimately upon the leaf-stalks and the larger stems. On gathering the foliage for examination, especially in humid weather, these dark blotches are seen to be putrid, and when the disease takes a bad form the dying leaves give out a highly offensive odour.

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  • The consul collects the property (including arrears of wages) of British seamen or apprentices dying abroad, and remits to H.M.

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  • It was his discernment that selected Wolfe to lead the attack on Quebec, and gave him the opportunity of dying a victor on the heights of Abraham.

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  • He survived his inauguration only one month, dying on the 4th of April 1841, and being succeeded by the vicepresident, John Tyler.

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  • Among the Germans the prevalent tongue is Low German, but the North Frisians on the west coast of Schleswig and the North Sea islands (about 19,000 in all) still speak a Frisian dialect, which, however, is dying out.

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  • He reigned little more than a year, dying on the 26th of December 1458, and was succeeded by his nephew Francis II., son of his brother Richard, count of Etampes.

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  • The father seems to have been an energetic, visionary man, who, dying while his only son was a little lad, left to his family no better provision than a lawsuit against the municipality of the town of Aix It was at Aix, which figures as Plassans in so many of his novels, that the boy received the first part of his education.

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  • The act of 1890 also forbids the keeping for more than forty-eight hours of the body of a person who has died of infectious disease in a room used at the time as a dwelling-place, sleeping-place or workshop. It provides for the bodies of persons dying of infectious diseases in a hospital being removed only for burial, and gives power to justices in certain cases to order bodies to be buried.

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  • His election to the papacy, on the 29th of October 1591, was brought about by Philip II., who profited little by it, however, inasmuch as Innocent soon succumbed to age and feebleness, dying on the 30th of December 1591.

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  • In 517 B.C. two scions of one of the principal houses in Lu joined the company of his disciples in consequence of the dying command of its chief; and being furnished with the means by the marquis of the state, he made a visit with them to the capital of the kingdom.

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  • Children dying within the month were called chrisom-children " or " chrisoms," and up to 1726 such entries occur in bills of mortality.

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  • This work, the Biathanatos, is an attempt to show that "the scandalous disease of headlong dying," to which Donne himself in his unhappy moods had "often such a sickly inclination," was not necessarily and essentially sinful.

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  • His aged mother, who had lived in the Deanery, survived him, dying in 1632.

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  • King Francis, then at his court of St Germain-en-Laye, is said to have wept for the loss of such a servant; that he was present beside the death-bed and held the dying painter in his arms is a familiar but an untrue tale.

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  • In 347 the dying philosopher nominated his nephew to succeed him as scholarch, and the choice was ratified by the school.

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  • He did not long survive his return home, dying in 1222.

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  • At a later period he talked of "dying of rage, like a poisoned rat in a hole"; for some time, however, he was buoyed up by feeble hopes of a restoration to England.

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  • The word is used in a liturgical sense for an office commending the souls of the dying and dead to the mercies of God.

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  • The dying off of older branches and the vigorous growth of shoots nearer the apex of the stem produce a form of tree illustrated by the stone pine of the Mediterranean region (Pinus Pinea), which Turner has rendered familiar in his " Childe Harold's Pilgrimage " and other pictures of Italian scenery.

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  • In all he governed the islands thirty-eight years, dying in 1827.

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  • He also was discovered by Radulescu, who published his first and best known poem, " The Dying Virgin."

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  • He was buried in Bunhill Fields; and many Puritans, to whom the respect paid by Roman Catholics to the reliques and tombs of saints seemed childish or sinful, are said to have begged with their dying breath that their coffins might be placed as near as possible to the coffin of the author of the Pilgrim's Progress.

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  • He survived the publication four years, dying on the 15th of January 1623, labouring for his country to the last.

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  • Feeling that he was dying, and careful lest Chunda should be reproached by himself or others, he said to Ananda, "After I am gone tell Chunda that he will receive in a future birth very great reward; for, having eaten of the food he gave me, I am about to die; and if he should still doubt, say that it was from my own mouth that you heard this.

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  • So deeply did the words or the impressive manner of the dying teacher work upon Subhadra that he asked to be admitted at once, and Gotama granted his request.

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  • Above all, his polemic is directed against the dying heresies of the 3rd century; and he writes with an absence of constraint which is not the language of one who lives amidst violent controversies or who is conscious of being in a minority.

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  • The Inquisition interfered, and the dying king was driven mad among them.

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  • To the same class belong the treatise To Ablavius, against the tritheists; On Faith, against the Arians; On Common Notions, in explanation of the terms in current employment with regard to the Trinity; Ten Syllogisms, against the Manichaeans; To Theophilus, against the Apollinarians; an Antirrhetic against the same; Against Fate, a disputation with a heathen philosopher; De anima et resurrectione, a dialogue with his dying sister Macrina; and the Oratio catechetica magna, an argument for the incarnation as the best possible form of redemption, intended to convince educated pagans and Jews.

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  • Parliament was beginning tO quarrel with the royal prerogative, particularly when expressed in the grant of monopolies, and even Mountjoys success in Ireland (1602-1603) failed to revive popular enthusiasm for the dying queen.

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  • His second son Maurice was ancestor of the Berkeleys of Stoke Giffard, whose descendant, Norborne Berkeley, claimed the barony of Botetourt and had a summons in 1764, dying without issue in 1770.

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  • But it was not yet safe to kick up heels in face of the dying lion.

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  • Seven months after the birth of Augustus, Colonel De Morgan brought his wife, daughter and infant son to England, where he left them during a subsequent period of service in India, dying in 1816 on his way home.

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  • From this time De Morgan rapidly fell into ill-health, previously almost unknown to him, dying on the 18th of March 1871.

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  • Look for declining statesmanship, inferior aptitude, genius dying off.

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  • When Myrtilus claimed his promised reward, Pelops flung him into the sea near Geraestus in Euboea, and from his dying curse sprang those crimes and sorrows of the house of Pelops which supplied the Greek tragedians with such fruitful themes (Sophocles, Electra, 505, with Jebb's note).

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  • Dying in 1496, he was succeeded by his cousin, Duke Eberhard II., who, however, was deposed after a short reign of two years.

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  • No men were permitted to reside in their country; but once a year, in order to prevent their race from dying out, they visited the Gargareans, a neighbouring tribe.

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  • We thus reach the paradox that the true art of living is really an " art of dying " as far as possible to mere sense, in order more fully to exist in intimate union with absolute goodness and beauty.

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  • It was he that secured and put into order the vast mass of fragmentary tradition that was already dying out in his day.

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  • Styrmi Karason, a contemporary of Snorri's, dying in 1245, was a distinguished churchman (lawman twice) and scholar.

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  • Affection and a firm belief in a future state, in which the exact condition of the dying is continued, are the Fijians' own explanations of the custom, once universal, of killing sick or aged relatives.

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  • The comparison of the will unable to act between two equally balanced motives to an ass dying of hunger between two equal and equidistant bundles of hay is not found in his works, and may have been invented by his opponents to ridicule his determinism.

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  • Lady Margaret Burnet was dying when he left England, and in Holland he married a Dutch heiress of Scottish descent, Mary Scott.

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  • One source represents him as dying in Ireland, but the circumstances are quite obscure.

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  • Essex struggled on for more than three years, seeing his friends gradually drop away, and dying ruined and unsuccessful.

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  • A married woman may hold, acquire and dispose of property as if she were single, and the descent of the estate of a husband dying intestate is the same as that of a wife dying intestate, the survivor being entitled to onethird of the estate if there are one or more children, and to one-half of the estate if there are no children or other lineal descendants.

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  • In the 4th century there was a veritable renaissance in Gaul, the Intel- last outburst of a dying flame, which yet bore witness lectual also to the general decadence.

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  • August I589 by a Jacobin monk, Jacques Clement; with his dying breath he designated the king of Navarre as his successor.

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  • Half the people in the kingdom were dying of hunger, while the court was insulting poverty by its luxury and waste; and from 1750 onwards political ferment was everywhere manifest.

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  • The rewards to which the dying Mattathias points his sons are all for this life.

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  • At last the French party, which hoped to save their monarchy from partition by securing the support of France, persuaded the dying king to leave his kingdom by will to the duke of Anjou, the grandson of Louis XIV., and of Maria Teresa, daughter of Philip IV.

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  • After his return to Madrid the king showed himself in public less than usual, but it was clear to all who came in contact Death of with him that he was dying.

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  • The most serious disease with which the bee-keeper has to contend is that commonly known as " bee-pest " or " foul brood," so called because of the young brood dying and rotting in the cells.

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  • Cowper lingered on, dying on the 25th of April 1800.

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  • Full of good works, and of social interest and influence, the baroness lived to the great age of ninety-two, dying at her house in Stratton Street, Piccadilly, on the 30th of December 1906, of bronchitis.

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  • Hugh Clapperton, an Englishman, was at Sokoto in 1823 and again in 1827, dying there on the 13th of April of that year.

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  • The Magyars had, however, to pay dearly for this crowning victory, the hero dying of plague in his camp three weeks later (11th August 1456).

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  • Business misfortunes having caused his father's bankruptcy, and his mother dying in 1768, young, Hamilton was thrown upon the care of maternal relatives at St Croix, where, in his twelfth year, he entered the countinghouse of Nicholas Cruger.

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  • Quietus sacked the city, Abgar perhaps dying in the flames, and made the state tributary.

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  • Though to death he was wounded he struck so strong a stroke That from the shattered shield-rim forthwith out there broke Showers of flashing jewels; the shield in fragments lay.2 Then reproaching them for their cowardice and treachery, Siegfried fell dying "amid the flowers," while the knights gathered round lamenting.

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  • The authorities were passive, and although some courageous persons actually rescued the victim at an early stage and concealed him in a friendly house, the bloodthirsty mob soon discovered his refuge and were about to force an entrance, when the dying man surrendered to save his deliverer's property.

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  • Dying in 1385 at the age of eighty, he left two sons - Carlo, who became lord of Rimini, and Pandolfo, who had Fano for his share.

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  • The eldest, Galeotto (1411-1432), was an ascetic, gave little or no attention to public business, and, dying early, bequeathed the state to his brother Sigismondo Pandolfo.

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  • He's out in California holding hands with some old lady he doesn't even remember while kids are dying and this bastard keeps running around stalking us!

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  • An Oracle must be blood bound to her master to be of any use and keep you from dying from the Transformation.

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  • His mate was allegedly no longer dying of a tumor, even if he couldn't figure out what secrets she hid, and his newfound independence left him wary of the Immortal Laws but no longer enslaved by them.

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  • You prevent one from dying, bring the other back from the dead-dead, combine their souls and release her from Hell.

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  • Not more than a few minutes could have elapsed, and yet there he lay – possibly dying.

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  • We have more of an immunity to dying than normal humans.

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  • She couldn't … couldn't bear the thought of another friend dying because of her!

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  • Accustomed to the thought of dying, she viewed the option of living as …weird.

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  • Meanwhile, I'm dying and my world keeps crashing.

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  • He wanted them to be on Anshan together and bring peace and life to the dying planet.

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  • She mimicked Annie from the beginning—wearing the white dress—dying her hair—candles in the room.

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  • He puffed himself up, the scrawny body of a juvenile who hadn't thought to carry more wood to a dying fire.

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  • What the hell, it wasn't fatal and couldn't be worse than dying of thirst.

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  • It must have been terrible for you – having to make a promise to a dying friend like that.

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  • And so it fell to Mary Tealby, a penniless divorcee dying of cancer, to try to remedy the situation through sheer perseverance.

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  • Are you really willing, in your land of extortionate inadequate health coverage, to watch women dying from botched backstreet abortions?

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  • Thousands of women resorted to back-street abortionists, permanently damaging their health or dying.

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  • Desensitization offers an effective cure for sting anaphylaxis, but three quarters of those dying from sting anaphylaxis had not previously reacted to stings.

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  • Four percent of all patients dying in tertiary care hospitals in Europe have invasive aspergillosis.

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  • Assisted dying Advance directives often become confused with the euthanasia and assisted dying Advance directives often become confused with the euthanasia and assisted suicide debate.

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  • Except at the times when he's playing a dying asthmatic.

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  • I remember him once singing a snatch from the bothy ballad The Dying Ploughboy.

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  • Of this Earl little is known; he held the barony for only five years, dying in 1744.

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  • Because you came along I made it to my dying husband's bedside before he passed away.

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  • Special guests at the show included AS I LAY DYING and once beloved.

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  • It is said that Christianity is dying on its feet in its own birthplace.

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  • Derek trudged up the hill through the dying bracken.

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  • Britannia story and cried over them dying.

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  • I read SB the Boudicca Britannia story and cried over them dying.

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  • Weak and faint from the assassin's dagger, the emergency came upon the dying caliph unprepared.

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  • I still feel really bad about watching Survival and laughing with my mom at the dying catfish.

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  • He shares his insights, as a hospice chaplain into the fundamental needs of human connection and how he connects with dying people.

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  • The capital's snake charmers have already been dying out.

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  • You are forced by your own psychological cowardice to believe impossibilities for fear of actually dying when you die.

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  • The genre is not so much debased as deflated - wedded to the dying fall.

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  • On the other side are most of the dying liberal Protestant denominations.

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  • The other problem affecting alders is crown dieback, which results in the tree dying from the top downwards.

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  • And it got worse for them in the dying seconds when defender Michael Howard was sent off following a dust-up with Craig Faulconbridge.

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  • The Assisted dying for the Terminally Ill Bill is set to receive its second reading in the House of Lords in May.

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  • Also informed by his appearence on at the ICA on the panel debate dying of Consumption and lecturing at the Royal Institution.

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  • Tall mixed species hedge forms the northern boundary with scrub encroachment, including elm which is dying out.

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  • The dying embers of the 2006 turf Flat season will share the spoils at Newmarket on October 28 with jump racing at Wetherby.

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  • See the striking lines, the stirring verse and the reflection like the last embers of a dying winter fire!

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  • My Life Story's dying notes were from the final encore of the moving ballad ' Angel ' .

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  • These are a transient intracellular form, either rapidly infecting new erythrocytes to complete the erythrocytic cycle, or dying.

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  • Some believed that a baby dying in Original Sin risked the possibility of spending eternity in limbo.

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  • Russians dead or dying in the terrible famine of 1921.

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  • Her first novel, Dying Fall was published in 1995 and she has since gone on to write fourteen more.

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  • The footsteps of the little company were dying away down the deserted street, when a sudden frenzy of desire took possession of me.

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  • The use of the velar fricative is dying out all over the place.

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  • The daughter of a Turkish provincial governor, she came to Hilla in the dying days of the Ottoman Empire.

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  • The Puritan believed only in congregational baptism and would not necessarily baptize a dying child believing in the efficacy of prevenient grace.

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  • Meanwhile, Angelina made an emotional trip to Los Angeles so Shiloh Nouvel could meet her dying grandmother.

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  • Marriage Either parent can appoint a guardian to act in the event of both parents dying.

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  • It's the very special dying process that turns plain white cotton hanks into Rowan's unique Denim yarn.

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  • Even then Blake was within sight of dying, had any of us had the hardihood to face the fact.

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  • I have seen many dying; but none whose face wore an air so heavenly.

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  • Spores carried in the air land on dead or dying trees and produce hyphae which ramify through the wood.

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  • The prayer had come to be almost inarticulate, like the dying moan of a wounded beast in the forest.

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  • Whether you are pruning live, dying or dead branches, always leave the branch collar intact.

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  • The government will allocate my estate fairly dying without a valid will is called " dying intestate " .

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  • Dying without a Will A person who dies without making a Will or without making a valid Will, dies intestate.

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  • At the core it is simple maths - many more people are being born than are dying.

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  • In addition, Dying to Learn, exposes the myth that access to condoms increases promiscuity among young people.

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  • A carpet was drawn across the ghastly spectacle, and the tyrant resumed his feast over the still quivering limbs of the dying.

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  • From the moment you get your Mini Racetrack, you'll be dying to spread out on the carpet and get racy.

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  • Or maybe the whole thing just reeks of the barbaric... Will this stop people dying for things they believe in?

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  • Yet it seems reprehensible, particularly for Americans, to declare hopelessness on behalf of people dying of a treatable disease.

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  • In the dying minutes of the old year revelry was at its height and the crowded ballroom presented a happy scene.

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  • By 1896 large numbers of cattle and wild ruminants were dying on both banks of the Zambesi River.

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  • Recommended Reading - ' Tears at Night ' The author, Andrew Robinson, is a young seminarian dying of cancer.

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  • It is difficult to see why anyone, other than dying victims, would wish to resolve this situation quickly.

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  • His quiet unseen ministry among the sick, the elderly and the dying brought solace and hope to many.

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  • In the dying minutes stand-in captain Derek Townsley's shot whistled past the top right-hand corner.

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  • Gigante died in November 2001 but his campaign for renewed excavation, far from dying with him, gathered strength.

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  • Several months later he got an urgent summons to an infirmary, where a woman, dying of cancer, wanted to see him.

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  • Animals that appear unusually tame may be dying of rabies.

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  • Third Worldood praying for people dying in a third-world country - there's no God to help them, only people.

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  • The plant was also used in dying clothes, giving a crimson tinge to linen cloth.

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  • Clusters of honey-coloured toadstools appear close to dying trees or shrubs in late summer or autumn.

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  • The number dying from the disease has almost tripled in the past 30 years to 9,500 in 1998.

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  • Mary can remember Pat Shaw dressing up in a pink tutu doing 'The Dance of the Dying Duck ' .

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  • Comments No, I don't think typography is dying.

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  • Sought out by the dying Lord Merton, she is taken to his estate in the Northern Isles where the Folk are particularly unruly.

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  • Speeches of dying men are wont to be received with much veneration and reverence, especially the charge of dying friends.

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  • Tagetes will flower in Winter but to keep whitefly away it is the dying flowers that are needed - these give off vapors.

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  • For example, in countries where filarial worms were once very common, lots of people were dying of the parasite infections.

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  • The latter dying soon afterwards (January 1514) in Wigtownshire, where he had gone as justiciar, and his son having been killed at Flodden, the succession fell to Gavin's nephew Archibald (6th earl).

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  • Manson and Bancroft suggested that the second host of the parasite is the mosquito or gnat, and for a long time it was thought that they were conveyed to man by the mosquito dying after laying her eggs in water, the larval nematodes escaping from her body and being swallowed by man.

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  • Thus there is no solution of the conflict between passion on the one side, and law, duty and religion on the other; and passion triumphs, in the dying words of "the student struck blind and mad by passion" - "0, I bleed fast!

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  • At the latter place he spent his last years with a married granddaughter, the wife of a surgeon, Thomas Harris, dying there on the iith of December 1737, at the age of ninety-four.

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