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eagerly Sentence Examples

  • The crowd moved eagerly from the balcony toward the porch.

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  • The next moment two bees flew eagerly in.

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  • The whole household, as if to atone for not having done it sooner, set eagerly to work at the new task of placing the wounded in the carts.

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  • She turned, eagerly absorbing his information.

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  • She rolled over to face him, sliding eagerly into his embrace.

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  • But the eagerly anticipated package was a gross disappointment.

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  • This idea was eagerly received.

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  • "I wondered if you were ever going to come back," she said, moving eagerly into step with him.

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

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  • She put down the geometry book and eagerly broke the seal of her letter.

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  • Pierre kept saying as he leaned toward her with his whole body and eagerly listened to her story.

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  • Her dark eyes fixed on Carmen, eagerly waiting for the rest of the story.

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  • The latter invited him to accompany him to Switzerland and Italy, a proposal which he eagerly accepted (1794) for the sake of the opportunity of furthering his studies in the fine arts.

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  • The next morning, after Cade left, she threw a roast in the oven and eagerly set to work on the family room.

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

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  • The energies flowing around her responded eagerly, and she molded and released them.

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  • Placing her hands over his, she eagerly returned his kiss.

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  • One day spent with the blind children made me feel thoroughly at home in my new environment, and I looked eagerly from one pleasant experience to another as the days flew swiftly by.

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  • In spite of his nearly useless arm, he eagerly helped with the chores.

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  • She dropped the package on the bed and eagerly tore back the brown paper wrapping.

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  • He drank it eagerly, looking with feverish eyes at the door in front of him as if trying to understand and remember something.

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  • I thought then that I was "making up a story," as children say, and I eagerly sat down to write it before the ideas should slip from me.

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  • Taran threw himself into the fight eagerly and was pleased when Allin joined him at his side.

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  • Belliard began talking loudly and eagerly to the generals of the suite around him.

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  • She eagerly informed the pair how she planned to attend tomorrow's ice festival activities, in search of first hand research for what was sure to be a winning chapter.

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  • Here I opened the bag, and she went through it eagerly, probably expecting to find something to eat.

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  • I wonder if she remembers how eagerly and gladly they spread their wings and flew away.

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  • But it was eagerly taken up by the antiGustavian press, and popular suspicion was especially aroused by a fable called "The Foxes" directed against the Fersens, which appeared in Nya Posten.

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  • When he leaned down to kiss her again, she eagerly returned his affection.

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  • She slipped eagerly into his arms and their lips met hungrily.

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  • Both were talking and listening too eagerly and too naturally, which was why Anna Pavlovna disapproved.

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  • `Their shape was often fantastic and they are now eagerly sought by collectors.

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  • They sat in a heavy flat-bottomed boat, each holding a long, crooked rod in his hands and eagerly waiting for "a bite."

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  • Her arms slid around his neck of their own volition and she eagerly returned his kiss.

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  • "But we're ALMOST on earth again," cried Dorothy, "for there is the sun--the most BEAU'FUL sun that shines!" and she pointed eagerly at the crack in the distant roof.

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  • The discoveries of Columbus awakened a spirit of enterprise in Spain which continued in full force for a century; adventurers flocked eagerly across the Atlantic, and discovery followed Sp aniards discovery in rapid succession.

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  • To many it has seemed a curious freak of Bruno's that he should have so eagerly adopted a view of thought like that of Lull, but in reality it is in strict accordance with the principles of his philosophy.

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  • Whenever we needed a few moments alone, a dog walk was suggested and eagerly accepted.

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  • She eagerly latched on to his comment, hoping to divert her own mind to something less disturbing.

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  • The Rostovs' footman rushed eagerly forward to help him off with his cloak and take his hat and stick.

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  • Carmen followed him out to the truck, eagerly allowing him to draw her into an embrace.

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  • As they were not a hereditary caste and enjoyed exemption from service in the field as well as from payment of taxes, admission to the order was eagerly sought after by the youth of Gaul.

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  • The discoveries of Copernicus were eagerly accepted by him, and he used them as the lever by which to push aside the antiquated system that had come down from Aristotle, for whom, indeed, he had a perfect hatred.

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  • The full lips curved into a shy smile as she stepped eagerly forward to meet him.

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  • In 1757 Voltaire came to reside at Lausanne; and although he took but little notice of the young Englishman of twenty, who eagerly sought and easily obtained an introduction, the establishment of the theatre at Monrepos, where the brilliant versifier himself declaimed before select audiences his own productions on the stage, had no small influence in fortifying Gibbon's taste for the French theatre, and in at the same time abating that "idolatry for the gigantic genius of Shakespeare which is inculcated from our infancy as the first duty of an Englishman."

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  • On the day of battle the soldiers excitedly try to get beyond the interests of their regiment, they listen intently, look about, and eagerly ask concerning what is going on around them.

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  • The progress of the war was eagerly followed, and only the reports most flattering to our army were circulated.

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  • Although himself a stranger to letters he welcomed scholars to his court and eagerly seconded the efforts of his brother Bruno to encourage learning; and while he neither feared nor shirked battle, he was always ready to secure his ends by peaceable means.

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  • Although himself a stranger to letters he welcomed scholars to his court and eagerly seconded the efforts of his brother Bruno to encourage learning; and while he neither feared nor shirked battle, he was always ready to secure his ends by peaceable means.

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  • The post of representative, and still more that of priest, was eagerly coveted and provided a scope for the ambitions which despotism usually crushes.

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  • Discouragement and weariness cast me down frequently; but the next moment the thought that I should soon be at home and show my loved ones what I had accomplished, spurred me on, and I eagerly looked forward to their pleasure in my achievement.

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  • He was now concerned only with the nearest practical matters unrelated to his past interests, and he seized on these the more eagerly the more those past interests were closed to him.

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  • Grabbing an armful of the hay they had packed around the supplies in each wagon, she dropped it on the sand and the mules eagerly began devouring it.

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  • After listening a few moments in silence, the count and his attendant convinced themselves that the hounds had separated into two packs: the sound of the larger pack, eagerly giving tongue, began to die away in the distance, the other pack rushed by the wood past the count, and it was with this that Daniel's voice was heard calling ulyulyu.

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  • Wherever we go, she asks eagerly for the names of things she has not learned at home.

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  • Everyone waited, so emphatically and eagerly did he demand their attention to his story.

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  • The officers said that either Napoleon or Murat was there, and they all gazed eagerly at this little group of horsemen.

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  • That coat-armour has been lavishly granted and often assumed without right, that the word "gentleman" has acquired various secondary senses, proves nothing; that is the natural result of a state of things in which the status of gentry carries with it no legal advantage, and yet is eagerly sought after on social grounds.

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  • The publication of my history fifteen years afterwards revived the memory of my first performance, and the essay was eagerly sought in the shops.

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  • In accordance with their settled policy the Rhodians eagerly supported the Romans when these made war upon Philip V.

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  • Having gone nearly three miles he at last met an acquaintance and eagerly addressed him.

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  • And not only was Napoleon not afraid to extend his line, but he welcomed every step forward as a triumph and did not seek battle as eagerly as in former campaigns, but very lazily.

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  • The hulls thus burned produced an ash containing an average of 9% of phosphoric acid and 24% of potash - a very valuable fertilizer in itself, and one eagerly sought by growers of tobacco and vegetables.

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  • This citadel, one of the "fetters of Greece," was eagerly contended for by the Macedonian pretenders after Alexander's death; ultimately it fell to Antigonus Gonatas, who controlled it through a tyrant.

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  • But it makes some difference to the future of a democratic state whether its leading men are eagerly on the look-out for something to revolutionize, or approach a constitutional change by the gradual processes of conviction and conversion.

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  • Standing among the crowd of peasants, Pierre recognized several acquaintances among these notables, but did not look at them--his whole attention was absorbed in watching the serious expression on the faces of the crowd of soldiers and militiamen who were all gazing eagerly at the icon.

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  • The reforms which it was to bring about were eagerly and impatiently demanded by the public. This great operation had to be effected without interrupting the public service, and the department had immediately to reduce and to simplify the charges for transmission throughout the kingdom.

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  • Immured in his castle at Pavia, accumulating wealth by systematic taxation and methodical economy, he organized the mercenary troops who eagerly took service under so good a paymaster; and, by directing their operations from his cabinet, he threatened the whole of Italy with conquest.

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  • Still he held on, making a national struggle in the national legislature, and relying very little upon the rights of States so eagerly grasped by Jefferson and Madison.

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  • Accepting the Jewish apocalypses as sacred books of venerable antiquity, they read them eagerly, and transferred their contents bodily to Christianity.

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  • Still he held on, making a national struggle in the national legislature, and relying very little upon the rights of States so eagerly grasped by Jefferson and Madison.

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  • All the time, his mind full of public questions, he discussed eagerly with the many men of distinction who came to his father's house.

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  • With this end in view he grasped eagerly at the proffered mediation of Russia, and without resigning the treasury sailed for Europe in May 1813.

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  • As such, they were eagerly welcomed by the clergy; for a single magistrate, sitting in secret without appeal, necessarily grasps at whatever will lighten his burden of responsibility.

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  • These cod are fed chiefly on mussels, and when the keeper approaches to feed them they may be seen rising to the surface in hundreds and eagerly seeking the edge.

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  • With this end in view he grasped eagerly at the proffered mediation of Russia, and without resigning the treasury sailed for Europe in May 1813.

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  • These cod are fed chiefly on mussels, and when the keeper approaches to feed them they may be seen rising to the surface in hundreds and eagerly seeking the edge.

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  • The firing died down and soldiers, talking eagerly, streamed out of a side street.

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  • Sonya too, all rosy red, clung to his arm and, radiant with bliss, looked eagerly toward his eyes, waiting for the look for which she longed.

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  • She melted into his arms, eagerly returning his warm kisses and welcoming the feel of his fingers as they searched for the zipper on the back of her dress.

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  • Around him, eagerly listening to his talk, a crowd of wounded and stretcher-bearers was gathered.

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  • In particular, they eagerly accepted the worship of "Augustus and Rome," devised by the first emperor as a bond of state religion connecting the provinces with Rome.

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  • His miracles were reported and eagerly believed everywhere; " from Poland, Hamburg and Amsterdam treasures poured into his court; in the Levant young men and maidens prophesied before him; the Persian Jews refused to till the fields.

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  • When three years old he read eagerly such works as Rapin's History and began the study of Latin.

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  • Jews seem to have entered eagerly into the larger intellectual life of the last three centuries before the beginning of our era.

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  • The suffering Magyar multitudes eagerly responded to these seductive teachings, and the result was a series of dangerous popular risings (the worst in 1433 and 1436) in which heresy and communism were inextricably intermingled.

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  • He was liberal to the papacy, and was greatly influenced by the eminent clerics with whom he eagerly associated.

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  • He could not separate his philosophical from his astrological studies, and caught eagerly at any fragment of antiquity which seemed to support his cherished delusions.

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  • Nevertheless the book was eagerly sought, and several editions of it appeared.4 Mention must be made of a medical treatise by Caspar Schwenckfeld, published at Liegnitz in 1603, under the title of Theriotropheum Silesiae, the fourth book of which consists of an " Aviarium Silesiae," and is the earliest of the works we now know by the name of fauna.

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  • Nevertheless the book was eagerly sought, and several editions of it appeared.4 Mention must be made of a medical treatise by Caspar Schwenckfeld, published at Liegnitz in 1603, under the title of Theriotropheum Silesiae, the fourth book of which consists of an " Aviarium Silesiae," and is the earliest of the works we now know by the name of fauna.

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  • But he recovered, scoffed at himself as usual, and prepared more eagerly than ever for the first performance of Irene, on the 16th of March.

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  • The death of Titus, if not hastened by foul means, was at least eagerly welcomed by his brother.

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  • He looked eagerly around, but saw only a squirrel frisking among the trees and a rabbit hopping across the road.

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  • It was eagerly welcomed by the Berlin mathematician, who had the generosity to withhold from publication his own further researches on the subject, until his youthful correspondent should have had time to complete and opportunity to claim the invention.

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  • At that time I eagerly absorbed everything I read without a thought of authorship, and even now I cannot be quite sure of the boundary line between my ideas and those I find in books.

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  • But the attention of the crowd--officials, burghers, shopkeepers, peasants, and women in cloaks and in pelisses--was so eagerly centered on what was passing in Lobnoe Place that no one answered him.

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  • His great desire for instruction, however, at last induced his family to send him back to Bergen, to his uncle, and there he remained, eagerly studying, until the destruction of that city by fire in 1702, when he was sent to the university of Copenhagen.

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  • She eagerly slid into his embrace and welcomed the warm lips that sought hers.

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  • She read it eagerly.

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  • Placing her hands over his, she eagerly returned his kiss.

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  • But it makes some difference to the future of a democratic state whether its leading men are eagerly on the look-out for something to revolutionize, or approach a constitutional change by the gradual processes of conviction and conversion.

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  • At first he occupied himself with ordinary routine work, but being far from satisfied with the scope which this afforded, he seized eagerly upon the opportunity for novel research, offered by Kirchhoff's discoveries in spectrum analysis.

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  • Her arms encircled his neck, and her lips met his eagerly.

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  • This time she responded passionately, returning his kiss eagerly.

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  • The old man read them eagerly.

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  • He strapped it on eagerly.

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  • His lips were warm, and they sought hers eagerly.

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  • But in 1753 he was eagerly engaged in having several of his improvements incorporated in a new press, and more than twenty years after was actively interested in John Walter's scheme of " logography."

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  • Franklin wrote a paper on the causes of earthquakes for his Gazette of the 15th of December 1737; and he eagerly collected material to uphold his theory that waterspouts and whirlwinds resulted from the same causes.

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  • He, at least, among the well-known scholars eagerly espoused Luther's cause, as he understood it.

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  • Such Homiliaria as were in use in England down to the end of the i 5th century were at the time of the Reformation eagerly sought for and destroyed, so that they are now extremely rare, and the few copies which have been preserved are generally in a mutilated or imperfect form.'

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  • At first he occupied himself with ordinary routine work, but being far from satisfied with the scope which this afforded, he seized eagerly upon the opportunity for novel research, offered by Kirchhoff's discoveries in spectrum analysis.

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  • In 1765 the regent Prince Xaver imported 300 merino sheep from Spain, and so improved the native breed by this new strain that Saxon sheep were eagerly imported by foreign nations to improve their flocks, and " Saxon electoral wool " became one of the best brands in the market.

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  • He was present, and is said to have played an important part at the passage of Susa in 1629, and also eagerly participated in the siege of Rochelle, which surrendered in the same year.

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  • In 88 war broke out with Mithradates, and Sulla was appointed by the senate to the chief command, which was eagerly desired by Marius.

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  • in 1 789 he eagerly espoused the democratic and anti-clerical mo p ement then sweeping over France.

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  • As heiress of the rich Burgundian domains her hand was eagerly sought by a number of princes.

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  • When the decision was known the populace, who had been eagerly waiting from early morning till night to hear the result, accompanied the members with torches and censers to their lodgings, and there was a general illumination of the city.

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  • Foreign chapmen eagerly competed for special privileges of Skanor and Falsterbo, and the Hanseatic merchants in particular aimed at obtaining a monopoly there.

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  • All this necessarily tended to make the ritual ministry of the priests more important than it had been in old times; but it was in the reign of Manasseh, when the sense of divine wrath lay heavy on the people, when the old ways of seeking Jehovah's favour had failed and new and more powerful means of atonement were eagerly sought for (Micah vi.

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  • He lived in close alliance with the Church, to which he was very generous, and entered eagerly into schemes for the conversion of his heathen neighbours.

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  • At the end of the 14th century we find all the great trade gilds established there, and the cloth manufactured at Cracow was eagerly sought after, from Prague to Great Novgorod.

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  • With his elder brother Wladislaus reigning over Bohemia and Hungary the credit of the Jagiellos in Europe had never been so great as it was now, and John Albert, bent upon military glory, eagerly placed himself at the head of what was to have been a great anti-Turkish league, but ultimately dwindled down to a raid upon Moldavia which ended in disaster.

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  • Her magnates, having already got all they could out of their own country, looked eagerly abroad for fresh El Dorados.

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  • In his theology he laid stress on the Gospel and on no sectarian opinions - he was, however, a pre-millenarianite - and he worked with men as much more "advanced" than himself as Henry Drummond, whom he eagerly defended against orthodox attack, and George Adam Smith.

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  • They have found themselves living in a new age of editiones principes, and have eagerly welcomed the first publication of Aristotle's Constitution of Athens (1891), Herondas (1891) and Bacchylides (1897), as well as the Persae of Timotheus of Miletus (5903), with some of the Paeans of Pindar (5907) and large portions of the plays of Menander (1898-1899 and 5907).

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  • On the approach of the imperial election of 1519, Joachim's vote was eagerly solicited by the partisans of Francis I., king of France, and by those of Charles, afterwards the emperor Charles V.

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  • In Germany, the Jesuits were eagerly welcomed as the only persons able to meet the Lutherans on equal terms. Only in France, among the countries which still were united with the Roman Church, was their advance checked, owing to political distrust of their Spanish origin, together with the hostility of the Sorbonne and the bishop of Paris.

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  • Two impressions, the quarto having possibly been completed by Schoeffer, arrived in England early in the summer of 1526, and were eagerly welcomed and bought.

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  • The first of a series of ephemerides, calculated on these principles, was published by him at Linz in 1617; and in that for 1620, dedicated to Baron Napier, he for the first time employed logarithms. This important invention was eagerly welcomed by him, and its theory formed the subject of a treatise entitled Chilias Logarithmorum, printed in 1624, but circulated in manuscript three years earlier, which largely contributed to bring the new method into general use in Germany.

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  • During his career at Dublin the works of Descartes and Newton were superseding the older text-books, and the doctrines of Locke's Essay were eagerly discussed.

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  • Sunt Cogitationes has been regarded by thinkers who profess themselves Berkeleians as the one proposition warranted by consciousness; the empiricism of his philosophy has been eagerly welcomed, while the spiritual intuition, without which the whole is to Berkeley meaningless, has been cast aside.

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  • During the French wars of aggression the Luneburg princes were eagerly courted by Louis XIV.

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  • More's was one of those highly susceptible natures which take more readily and more eagerly than common minds the impress of that which they encounter on their first contact with men.

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  • Accordingly many of them, while placing their hope for the future upon Messiah and His eagerly expected return in power, might seek assurance of present forgiveness of daily offences and cleansing of conscience in the old mediatorial system.

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  • Their chief importance, however, is that in Lapland and other northern countries they supply the winter food of the reindeer and other animals, who scrape away the snow and eagerly feed upon them.

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  • The navy chafed at its inactivity and looked eagerly for some outlet where it could get at grips with its enemy.

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  • It is not magnetic. It stands near the positive end of the list of elements arranged in electromotive series, being exceeded only by the alkalis and metals of the alkaline earths; it therefore combines eagerly, under suitable conditions, with oxygen and chlorine.

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  • Middleton in Calcutta, and Reginald Heber all over India, were eagerly using their opportunities.

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  • The handsome and accomplished youth, whose doings were eagerly reported by the English ambassador at Florence and by the spy, John Walton, at Rome, was now introduced by his father and the pope to the highest Italian society, which he fascinated by the frankness of his manner and the grace and dignity of his bearing.

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  • But all the more eagerly did he take advantage of Wallis's loose calumny to strike where he felt himself safe.

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  • It does not appear that up to this time the Pascal family had been contemners of religion, but they now eagerly embraced the creed, or at least the attitude of Jansenism, and Pascal himself showed his zeal by informing against the supposed unorthodoxy of a Capuchin, the Pere Saint-Ange.

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  • The name excited his curiosity, and he eagerly devoured hundreds of pages.

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  • They were eagerly read, widely circulated, and indeed impudently pirated, while they were still in the original form, and had a large sale when collected into volumes.

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  • of France, who eagerly seized this opportunity of profiting by the dissensions in the Empire and who stipulated for a definite reward.

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  • it needed strengthening, as, on the other side, the Roman Catholics, especially Albert, duke of Bavaria, were eagerly forwarding the progress of the older faith, which towards the end of this reign was restored in the important abbey of Fulda.

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  • The whole subject was as eagerly discussed throughout the country as in Frankfort.

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  • The Protestants eagerly sought out the writings which exposed and denounced the arrogance of the popes, while the Romanists attempted to counter them with the numerous lives of the saints.

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  • This step was favoured by the pope, and Ottakar, eagerly accepting the offer, strengthened his position by marrying Margaret, a sister of Duke Frederick II., and in return for his investiture promised his assistance to William of Holland.

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  • The idea of securing the Protestant succession by legitimizing Monmouth again took shape and was eagerly pressed on by Shaftesbury; at the time it seemed possible that success would wait on the audacity.

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  • When Lord Raglan definitely asked him for support, he gave it willingly and eagerly, sending his troops up at the double, and it must be remembered that several British divisions took no part in the action for the same reason that actuated Bosquet.

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  • As king of the Jews (37-4 B.C.) Herod was completely subject and eagerly subservient to his Roman masters.

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  • The Peloponnesian War, too, not only added a deeper interest to ordinary questions of policy, but also caused the relations of dissentient parties, of allied and belligerent states, of citizens and aliens, of bond and free, of Greeks and barbarians, to be eagerly debated in the light of present experience.

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  • 629 to 645, and everywhere throughout India he found the two faiths eagerly competing for the suffrages of the people.

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  • Mayor and Lightfoot, he established the Journal of Classical and Sacred Philology, and plunged eagerly into theological and patristic study.

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  • The optimates finally decided to support him for the consulship in order to keep out Catiline, and he eagerly embraced the " good cause," his affection for which from this time onward never varied, though his actions were not always consistent.

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  • The chief objection to enforced labour has been the difficulty in ensuring this; but the convict nowadays eagerly tries his best, because only thus can he win privileges while in prison and an earlier release from it.

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  • Basra was at that time full of fugitives from Kufa, Arabian chiefs who resented the arrogance of Mokhtar's adherents, and desired eagerly to regain their former position in Kufa.

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  • The soldiers of Irak, who did not love the governor, and disliked the prospect of a long and difficult war far from home, eagerly accepted the proposition of returning to Irak, and even proclaimed the dethronement of Abdalmalik, in favour of Ibn Ash`ath.

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  • Hajjaj foreboded evil, and prayed eagerly that he might die before Walid.

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  • Devoted to astronomy from his earliest years, he eagerly observed the heavens at a garret window with a telescope made by himself, and at nineteen began his career with the publication of a short work on the solar eclipse of the 5th of August 1766.

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  • The emergency suggested to some of the bishops the idea of a voluntary contribution, which was eagerly taken up by the noblemen and crown officials.

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  • Here he came into close relations with Vittoria Colonna, Contarini, Sadoleto, Bembo, Morone, Marco Antonio, Flaminio, and other scholars and leaders of thought; and many of the questions raised by the Reformation in Germany were eagerly discussed in the circle of Viterbo.

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  • Appointed by Governor Dennison one of three brigadiersgeneral of militia in 1860, he eagerly undertook the study of tactics, strategy and military history.

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  • He soon leapt into fame as an emotional revivalist preacher: his very ass became an object of popular adoration; and thousands of peasants eagerly took the cross at his bidding.

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  • The Hats eagerly caught at the opportunity of recovering the grand duchy and their own prestige along with it.

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  • Abroad the great national interests were eagerly sacrificed for the sake of a pension, and at home his personal ease and pleasure alone decided every measure, and the fate of every minister and subject.

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  • A dethroned sultan of Morocco, named Mulai Ahmad (Mahommed XI.), offered to acknowledge Portuguese suzerainty if he were restored to the throne by Portuguese arms, and Sebastian eagerly accepted these terms. The flower of his army was in Asia and his treasury was empty; but he contrived to extort funds from the " New Christians," and collected a force of some 18,000 men, chiefly untrained lads, wornout veterans, and foreign free-lances.

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  • Florianus, who had claimed to succeed his brother, was put to death by his own troops, and the senate eagerly ratified the choice of the army.

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  • Because of his fame as a frontier hero, of the circumstance that a part of his home at North Bend, Ohio, had formerly been a log cabin, and of the story that cider, not wine, was served on his table, Harrison was derisively called by his opponents the " log cabin and hard cider " candidate; the term was eagerly accepted by the Whigs, in whose processions miniature log cabins were carried and at whose meetings hard cider was served, and the campaign itself has become known in history as the "log cabin and hard cider campaign."

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  • He began to produce Satires, which were not printed, but eagerly passed from hand to hand; the first three are known to belong to 1593, the fourth to 1594, while the other three are probably some years later.

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  • He had formed a new and close friendship with Luca Pacioli of Borgo San Sepolcro, the great mathematician, whose Summa de aritmetica, geometrica, &c., he had eagerly bought at Pavia on its first appearance, and who arrived at the Court of Milan about the moment of the completion of the "Cenacolo."

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  • He learnt indeed on these lines eagerly wherever he could, and in learning imparted knowledge to others.

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  • He threw himself eagerly into the prosecution of the war in Spain, yet his tenure of office ended in resignation in circumstances which left him under deep discredit.

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  • "I want some mustard-seed," he said; and when the poor girl eagerly promised to bring some of so common a drug, he added, "you must get it from some house where no son, or husband, or parent or slave has died."

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  • He immediately became one of the most eagerly sought orators for the lyceum and college platform.

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  • In 1680 a body of marauders over 300 strong, well armed and provisioned, landed on the shore of Darien and struck across the country; and the cruelty and mismanagement displayed in the policy of the Spaniards towards the Indians were now revenged by the assistance which the natives eagerly rendered to the adventurers.

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  • They are eagerly drunk by the pilgrims, or when poured over the body are held to give a miraculous refreshment after the fatigues of religious exercise; and the manufacture of bottles or jars for carrying the water to distant countries is quite a trade.

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  • He was soon at war with Russia, and his aid was eagerly solicited by both England and Napoleon, anxious to checkmate one another in the East.

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  • But, two years before, he had accidentally fallen in with a Latin copy of Euclid, which he eagerly devoured; and at twelve he attacked Newton's Arithmetica universalis.

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  • Though an eclipse of the sun prevented his bringing with him more than a handful of troops, he overthrew the tyrant's far superior force on the ridge of Cynoscephalae; but wishing to slay Alexander with his own hand, he rushed forward too eagerly and was cut down by the tyrant's guards.

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  • When the imperial election of 1519 drew near, the elector's vote was eagerly solicited by the partisans of Charles (afterwards the emperor Charles V.) and by those of Francis I., king of France, and he appears to have received a large amount of money for the vote which he cast eventually for Charles.

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  • Similar commercial considerations determined the Chians in their attitude towards the Persian conquerors: in 546 they submitted to Cyrus as eagerly as Phocaea resisted him; during the Ionian revolt their fleet of too sail joined the Milesians in offering a desperate opposition at Lade (494).

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  • 655), than his whole kingdom eagerly accepted Christianity, and received missionaries, Irish and Northumbrian, from the victorious Oswio.

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  • This was the time of rapid development in the universities, where not only were the scholastic philosophy i~ and systematic theology eagerly studied, but figures, ~j1,iJlife appear like that of the great Roger Bacon, a scientific researcher of the first rank, whose discoveries in optics and chemistry caused his contemporaries to suspect him of magical arts.

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  • Moreover, his allies were giving him, no aid, though they had eagerly accepted his great subsidies.

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  • In November 1790 the town, which had long been eagerly expecting a manifesto from Burke's pen, was electrified by the Reflections on the Revolution in France, and on the proceedings in certain societies in London relative to that event.

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  • They reached Iceland and were eagerly read, many Rimur being founded on them.

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  • Under the searchlights of the new learning, the dictatorship of Ptolemy appeared no more inevitable than that of Aristotle; advanced thinkers like Domenico Maria Novara (1454-1504) promulgated sub rosa what were called Pythagorean opinions; and they were eagerly and fully appropriated by Nicolaus Copernicus during his student-years (1496-1505) at Bologna and Padua.

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  • and rice - which are not indigenous - are eagerly sought after.

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  • Other studies, however, besides those of law occupied him while in this city, and moved by the humanistic spirit of the age he eagerly developed his classical knowledge.

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  • During the earlier part of the 19th century the poem was eagerly scanned by the enemies of the Hohenzollerns, some of whom believed that the race would end with King Frederick William III., the representative of the eleventh generation of the family.

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  • He was cordially received, and eagerly listened to, but his imprudent ardour served but to injure his cause.

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  • Yet there seemed reason to expect that it would at least be interpreted in a liberal spirit, and Galileo's friends encouraged his imprudent confidence by eagerly retailing to him every papal utterance which it was possible to construe in a favourable sense.

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  • he gave place to Castelar, the eloquent Republican deputy, who was left unchecked by the recess, Cast elars threw all his most eagerly avowed principles to the Presidency.

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  • The fact that British honey is second to none for quality, and that the British market is eagerly sought by the bee-keepers of other nationalities, has of late impressed itself on the minds of thinking men.

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  • Thus Mehring is justly claimed as the originator of comb-foundation, though the value of his invention was less eagerly taken advantage of even in Germany than its merits deserved.

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  • It is therefore not surprising that he eagerly welcomed the opportunity of gaining the goodwill of Spain, and supported by all the means in his power the offer made by Marshal Prim that Prince Leopold of Hohenzollern should be chosen king of that country.

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  • He was gladly received by the king of Poland, and other neighbouring princes, welcomed by a large number of the people, and in 1348 invested with the margraviate by King Charles IV., who eagerly seized this opportunity to deal a blow at his enemy.

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  • Schmid in Jena, Buhle in Gottingen, Tennemann in Marburg, and Snell in Giessen, with many others, made it the basis of their philosophical teaching, while theologians like Tieftrunk, Staudlin, and Ammon eagerly applied it to Christian doctrine and morality.

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  • All the old charges against him were now revived and eagerly confirmed.

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  • She slipped eagerly into his arms and their lips met hungrily.

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  • Her dark eyes fixed on Carmen, eagerly waiting for the rest of the story.

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  • "I wondered if you were ever going to come back," she said, moving eagerly into step with him.

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  • She rolled over to face him, sliding eagerly into his embrace.

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  • She eagerly slid into his embrace and welcomed the warm lips that sought hers.

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  • She melted into his arms, eagerly returning his warm kisses and welcoming the feel of his fingers as they searched for the zipper on the back of her dress.

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

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  • Her arms encircled his neck, and her lips met his eagerly.

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  • This time she responded passionately, returning his kiss eagerly.

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  • Grabbing an armful of the hay they had packed around the supplies in each wagon, she dropped it on the sand and the mules eagerly began devouring it.

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  • She turned, eagerly absorbing his information.

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  • She dropped the package on the bed and eagerly tore back the brown paper wrapping.

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  • The next morning, after Cade left, she threw a roast in the oven and eagerly set to work on the family room.

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  • Whenever we needed a few moments alone, a dog walk was suggested and eagerly accepted.

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  • The energies flowing around her responded eagerly, and she molded and released them.

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  • The full lips curved into a shy smile as she stepped eagerly forward to meet him.

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  • She read it eagerly.

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  • But the eagerly anticipated package was a gross disappointment.

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  • The old man read them eagerly.

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  • She eagerly informed the pair how she planned to attend tomorrow's ice festival activities, in search of first hand research for what was sure to be a winning chapter.

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  • She eagerly latched on to his comment, hoping to divert her own mind to something less disturbing.

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  • Carmen followed him out to the truck, eagerly allowing him to draw her into an embrace.

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  • In spite of his nearly useless arm, he eagerly helped with the chores.

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

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  • He strapped it on eagerly.

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  • Taran threw himself into the fight eagerly and was pleased when Allin joined him at his side.

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  • When he leaned down to kiss her again, she eagerly returned his affection.

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  • Her arms slid around his neck of their own volition and she eagerly returned his kiss.

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  • His lips were warm, and they sought hers eagerly.

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  • ABC channel Detroit news money eagerly refunded!

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  • We eagerly looked forward to his virtuoso playing with the Old Rope String Band and the crazy on-stage antics.

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  • Gunners game off The eagerly anticipated home meeting of the Charlton women's team with title rivals Arsenal next Thursday has been postponed.

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  • At long last, the eagerly awaited day of opening drew near - Sunday 2nd October 1927.

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  • Now in its tenth year, over 900 people in the property industry are eagerly awaiting the season's biggest industry bash.

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  • bleared eyes, sparkling from amidst great rolls of red fat, swept eagerly over the girl's upturned face.

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  • The wolves had spent most of the night in their hiding place, whining eagerly whenever they'd heard a goat bleat.

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  • booksellers in faraway countries were instead eagerly awaited to put in an order.

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  • At Melford fair, good horses were scarce and eagerly sought after, cows started at low prices, fat bullocks in scant supply.

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  • clever trick " to cancel parking tickets was eagerly read.

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  • He is faithful and willing, in fact eagerly desirous, to see us go on to the end in victory.

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  • These seem to be eagerly devoured by most children aged eight to about 12 who encounter them.

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  • Epilepsy in your queue of no eagerly nodded available Valium diazepam.

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  • But of course we don't, and eagerly embrace old and new photos of the supernatural with as much gullibility as any Victorian.

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  • Time for a quick break, Tortilla & chocolate were eagerly consumed and lights fettled before setting off again.

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  • More first-hand accounts of, or scurrilous gossip about, these events are eagerly awaited and will be linked in.

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  • gutter press is eagerly pouring its racist gasoline.

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  • I have since become an ardent fan and am always eagerly awaiting every new installment.

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  • instalmentss the eagerly awaited final installment in the.. .

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  • jaded adult eyes â how eagerly they sound your praise, enthralled by every new surprise.

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  • Fluffy had been eagerly munching down the cat kibble, and there wasn't much left.

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  • long-suffering Odysseus ate and drank eagerly, for it was a long time since he'd tasted any food.

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  • He says; How can an award have been so maligned, but also so eagerly sought after?

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  • Their eagerly awaited game menu will include mallard, teal, pigeon, venison and later in the season, pheasant.

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  • One day, I found myself in Gloucester Record Office eagerly reading the microfiche of the Evenlode parish records.

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  • orphaned elephants eagerly running toward their daily mud bathes.

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  • This year, accompanied by the prize-winning pianist Jonathan Scott, his performance is as eagerly anticipated as ever.

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  • Within the church, cathedral preferments were eagerly sought after and their holders represented a recognized elite.

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  • All the way through The Sixth Sense you eagerly await revelation; shots of the depression pills and the cellar door demand explanation.

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  • They began issuing pamphlets, which I eagerly seized upon for information.

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  • The " clever trick " to cancel parking tickets was eagerly read.

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  • And so Eleanor's bosom became tranquil, and she set about her new duties eagerly and gratefully.

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  • The " clever trick " to cancel parking tickets was eagerly read.

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  • 6 The recluses of Port Royal seized it eagerly, discussed automatism, dissected living animals in order to show to a morbid curiosity the circulation of the blood, were careless of the cries of tortured dogs, and finally embalmed the doctrine in a syllogism of their logic, - No matter thinks; every soul of beast is matter: therefore no soul of beast thinks.

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  • In accordance with their settled policy the Rhodians eagerly supported the Romans when these made war upon Philip V.

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  • The principles of the French Revolution were at this time being eagerly embraced in Ireland, especially among the Presbyterians of Ulster, and two months before the appearance of Tone's essay a great meeting had been held in Belfast, where republican toasts had been drunk with enthusiasm, and a resolution in favour of the abolition of religious disqualifications had given the first sign of political sympathy between the Roman Catholics and the Protestant dissenters of the north.

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  • The reforms which it was to bring about were eagerly and impatiently demanded by the public. This great operation had to be effected without interrupting the public service, and the department had immediately to reduce and to simplify the charges for transmission throughout the kingdom.

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  • Immured in his castle at Pavia, accumulating wealth by systematic taxation and methodical economy, he organized the mercenary troops who eagerly took service under so good a paymaster; and, by directing their operations from his cabinet, he threatened the whole of Italy with conquest.

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  • He was liberal to the papacy, and was greatly influenced by the eminent clerics with whom he eagerly associated.

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  • The discoveries of Columbus awakened a spirit of enterprise in Spain which continued in full force for a century; adventurers flocked eagerly across the Atlantic, and discovery followed Sp aniards discovery in rapid succession.

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  • In particular, they eagerly accepted the worship of "Augustus and Rome," devised by the first emperor as a bond of state religion connecting the provinces with Rome.

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  • The post of representative, and still more that of priest, was eagerly coveted and provided a scope for the ambitions which despotism usually crushes.

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  • That coat-armour has been lavishly granted and often assumed without right, that the word "gentleman" has acquired various secondary senses, proves nothing; that is the natural result of a state of things in which the status of gentry carries with it no legal advantage, and yet is eagerly sought after on social grounds.

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  • By the common methods of discipline, at the expense of many tears and some blood, I purchased the knowledge of the Latin syntax," but manifestly, in his own opinion, the Arabian Nights, Pope's Homer, and Dryden's Virgil, eagerly read, had at this period exercised a much more powerful influence on his intellectual development than Phaedrus and Cornelius Nepos, "painfully construed and darkly understood."

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  • In 1757 Voltaire came to reside at Lausanne; and although he took but little notice of the young Englishman of twenty, who eagerly sought and easily obtained an introduction, the establishment of the theatre at Monrepos, where the brilliant versifier himself declaimed before select audiences his own productions on the stage, had no small influence in fortifying Gibbon's taste for the French theatre, and in at the same time abating that "idolatry for the gigantic genius of Shakespeare which is inculcated from our infancy as the first duty of an Englishman."

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  • The publication of my history fifteen years afterwards revived the memory of my first performance, and the essay was eagerly sought in the shops.

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  • His miracles were reported and eagerly believed everywhere; " from Poland, Hamburg and Amsterdam treasures poured into his court; in the Levant young men and maidens prophesied before him; the Persian Jews refused to till the fields.

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  • `Their shape was often fantastic and they are now eagerly sought by collectors.

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  • When three years old he read eagerly such works as Rapin's History and began the study of Latin.

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  • The death of Titus, if not hastened by foul means, was at least eagerly welcomed by his brother.

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  • All the time, his mind full of public questions, he discussed eagerly with the many men of distinction who came to his father's house.

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  • He grasped, moreover, at an early date the vital importance of oil fuel, and forwarded eagerly the arrangement by which oil was to be obtained for the navy from Persia.

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  • Though there is nothing to show that Fischer intended, by what is here said, to do anything else than illustrate more fully the marvellous interconnexion of different animals, or that he attached any realistic meaning to his metaphor, his words were eagerly caught up by the prophet of the new faith.

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  • The hulls thus burned produced an ash containing an average of 9% of phosphoric acid and 24% of potash - a very valuable fertilizer in itself, and one eagerly sought by growers of tobacco and vegetables.

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  • As they were not a hereditary caste and enjoyed exemption from service in the field as well as from payment of taxes, admission to the order was eagerly sought after by the youth of Gaul.

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  • Accepting the Jewish apocalypses as sacred books of venerable antiquity, they read them eagerly, and transferred their contents bodily to Christianity.

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  • He could not separate his philosophical from his astrological studies, and caught eagerly at any fragment of antiquity which seemed to support his cherished delusions.

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  • Jews seem to have entered eagerly into the larger intellectual life of the last three centuries before the beginning of our era.

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  • As such, they were eagerly welcomed by the clergy; for a single magistrate, sitting in secret without appeal, necessarily grasps at whatever will lighten his burden of responsibility.

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  • It was eagerly welcomed by the Berlin mathematician, who had the generosity to withhold from publication his own further researches on the subject, until his youthful correspondent should have had time to complete and opportunity to claim the invention.

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  • His great desire for instruction, however, at last induced his family to send him back to Bergen, to his uncle, and there he remained, eagerly studying, until the destruction of that city by fire in 1702, when he was sent to the university of Copenhagen.

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  • The suffering Magyar multitudes eagerly responded to these seductive teachings, and the result was a series of dangerous popular risings (the worst in 1433 and 1436) in which heresy and communism were inextricably intermingled.

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  • But he recovered, scoffed at himself as usual, and prepared more eagerly than ever for the first performance of Irene, on the 16th of March.

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  • But it was eagerly taken up by the antiGustavian press, and popular suspicion was especially aroused by a fable called "The Foxes" directed against the Fersens, which appeared in Nya Posten.

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  • The latter invited him to accompany him to Switzerland and Italy, a proposal which he eagerly accepted (1794) for the sake of the opportunity of furthering his studies in the fine arts.

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  • This citadel, one of the "fetters of Greece," was eagerly contended for by the Macedonian pretenders after Alexander's death; ultimately it fell to Antigonus Gonatas, who controlled it through a tyrant.

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  • Just then the Meletian schism, which arose over the relation of the orthodox to Arian bishops and to those baptized by Arians, distressed the church at Antioch (see Meletius Of ANTioex), and Jerome as usual eagerly joined the fray.

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  • The discoveries of Copernicus were eagerly accepted by him, and he used them as the lever by which to push aside the antiquated system that had come down from Aristotle, for whom, indeed, he had a perfect hatred.

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  • To many it has seemed a curious freak of Bruno's that he should have so eagerly adopted a view of thought like that of Lull, but in reality it is in strict accordance with the principles of his philosophy.

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  • But in 1753 he was eagerly engaged in having several of his improvements incorporated in a new press, and more than twenty years after was actively interested in John Walter's scheme of " logography."

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  • Franklin wrote a paper on the causes of earthquakes for his Gazette of the 15th of December 1737; and he eagerly collected material to uphold his theory that waterspouts and whirlwinds resulted from the same causes.

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  • He, at least, among the well-known scholars eagerly espoused Luther's cause, as he understood it.

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  • Such Homiliaria as were in use in England down to the end of the i 5th century were at the time of the Reformation eagerly sought for and destroyed, so that they are now extremely rare, and the few copies which have been preserved are generally in a mutilated or imperfect form.'

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  • In 1765 the regent Prince Xaver imported 300 merino sheep from Spain, and so improved the native breed by this new strain that Saxon sheep were eagerly imported by foreign nations to improve their flocks, and " Saxon electoral wool " became one of the best brands in the market.

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  • He was present, and is said to have played an important part at the passage of Susa in 1629, and also eagerly participated in the siege of Rochelle, which surrendered in the same year.

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  • In 88 war broke out with Mithradates, and Sulla was appointed by the senate to the chief command, which was eagerly desired by Marius.

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  • in 1 789 he eagerly espoused the democratic and anti-clerical mo p ement then sweeping over France.

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  • As heiress of the rich Burgundian domains her hand was eagerly sought by a number of princes.

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  • When the decision was known the populace, who had been eagerly waiting from early morning till night to hear the result, accompanied the members with torches and censers to their lodgings, and there was a general illumination of the city.

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  • At the same time intellectual life was enriched by a wealth of fresh views and new ideas, partly the result of the busy intercourse with the East to which the Crusades had given the first impetus, and which had been strengthened and extended by lively trade relations, partly of the revived study, eagerly pursued, of ancient philosophy and literature (see Renaissance).

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  • Foreign chapmen eagerly competed for special privileges of Skanor and Falsterbo, and the Hanseatic merchants in particular aimed at obtaining a monopoly there.

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  • All this necessarily tended to make the ritual ministry of the priests more important than it had been in old times; but it was in the reign of Manasseh, when the sense of divine wrath lay heavy on the people, when the old ways of seeking Jehovah's favour had failed and new and more powerful means of atonement were eagerly sought for (Micah vi.

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  • He lived in close alliance with the Church, to which he was very generous, and entered eagerly into schemes for the conversion of his heathen neighbours.

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  • At the end of the 14th century we find all the great trade gilds established there, and the cloth manufactured at Cracow was eagerly sought after, from Prague to Great Novgorod.

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  • With his elder brother Wladislaus reigning over Bohemia and Hungary the credit of the Jagiellos in Europe had never been so great as it was now, and John Albert, bent upon military glory, eagerly placed himself at the head of what was to have been a great anti-Turkish league, but ultimately dwindled down to a raid upon Moldavia which ended in disaster.

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  • Finally the poorer clergy, neglected by their bishops, and excluded from all preferment, took part with the szlachta against their own spiritual rulers and eagerly devoured and imparted to their flocks, in their own language, the contents of the religious tracts which reached them by divers ways from Goldberg and Konigsberg.

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  • Her magnates, having already got all they could out of their own country, looked eagerly abroad for fresh El Dorados.

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  • In his theology he laid stress on the Gospel and on no sectarian opinions - he was, however, a pre-millenarianite - and he worked with men as much more "advanced" than himself as Henry Drummond, whom he eagerly defended against orthodox attack, and George Adam Smith.

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  • They have found themselves living in a new age of editiones principes, and have eagerly welcomed the first publication of Aristotle's Constitution of Athens (1891), Herondas (1891) and Bacchylides (1897), as well as the Persae of Timotheus of Miletus (5903), with some of the Paeans of Pindar (5907) and large portions of the plays of Menander (1898-1899 and 5907).

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  • On the approach of the imperial election of 1519, Joachim's vote was eagerly solicited by the partisans of Francis I., king of France, and by those of Charles, afterwards the emperor Charles V.

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  • In Germany, the Jesuits were eagerly welcomed as the only persons able to meet the Lutherans on equal terms. Only in France, among the countries which still were united with the Roman Church, was their advance checked, owing to political distrust of their Spanish origin, together with the hostility of the Sorbonne and the bishop of Paris.

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  • Two impressions, the quarto having possibly been completed by Schoeffer, arrived in England early in the summer of 1526, and were eagerly welcomed and bought.

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  • The first of a series of ephemerides, calculated on these principles, was published by him at Linz in 1617; and in that for 1620, dedicated to Baron Napier, he for the first time employed logarithms. This important invention was eagerly welcomed by him, and its theory formed the subject of a treatise entitled Chilias Logarithmorum, printed in 1624, but circulated in manuscript three years earlier, which largely contributed to bring the new method into general use in Germany.

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  • During his career at Dublin the works of Descartes and Newton were superseding the older text-books, and the doctrines of Locke's Essay were eagerly discussed.

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  • Sunt Cogitationes has been regarded by thinkers who profess themselves Berkeleians as the one proposition warranted by consciousness; the empiricism of his philosophy has been eagerly welcomed, while the spiritual intuition, without which the whole is to Berkeley meaningless, has been cast aside.

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  • It was in crises of national anguish that men turned most eagerly to the prophecies, and sought to construe their teachings as a promise of speedy deliverance (see Apocalyptic Literature).

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  • During the French wars of aggression the Luneburg princes were eagerly courted by Louis XIV.

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  • More's was one of those highly susceptible natures which take more readily and more eagerly than common minds the impress of that which they encounter on their first contact with men.

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  • Accordingly many of them, while placing their hope for the future upon Messiah and His eagerly expected return in power, might seek assurance of present forgiveness of daily offences and cleansing of conscience in the old mediatorial system.

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  • Their chief importance, however, is that in Lapland and other northern countries they supply the winter food of the reindeer and other animals, who scrape away the snow and eagerly feed upon them.

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  • The navy chafed at its inactivity and looked eagerly for some outlet where it could get at grips with its enemy.

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  • It is not magnetic. It stands near the positive end of the list of elements arranged in electromotive series, being exceeded only by the alkalis and metals of the alkaline earths; it therefore combines eagerly, under suitable conditions, with oxygen and chlorine.

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  • Middleton in Calcutta, and Reginald Heber all over India, were eagerly using their opportunities.

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  • The handsome and accomplished youth, whose doings were eagerly reported by the English ambassador at Florence and by the spy, John Walton, at Rome, was now introduced by his father and the pope to the highest Italian society, which he fascinated by the frankness of his manner and the grace and dignity of his bearing.

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  • But all the more eagerly did he take advantage of Wallis's loose calumny to strike where he felt himself safe.

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  • At eighty-five, in the year 1673, he sent forth a translation of four books of the Odyssey (ix.-xii.) in rugged but not seldom happily turned English rhymes; and, when he found this Voyage of Ulysses eagerly received, he had ready by 1675 a complete translation of both Iliad and Odyssey (E.W.

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  • It does not appear that up to this time the Pascal family had been contemners of religion, but they now eagerly embraced the creed, or at least the attitude of Jansenism, and Pascal himself showed his zeal by informing against the supposed unorthodoxy of a Capuchin, the Pere Saint-Ange.

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  • The name excited his curiosity, and he eagerly devoured hundreds of pages.

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  • They were eagerly read, widely circulated, and indeed impudently pirated, while they were still in the original form, and had a large sale when collected into volumes.

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  • of France, who eagerly seized this opportunity of profiting by the dissensions in the Empire and who stipulated for a definite reward.

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  • it needed strengthening, as, on the other side, the Roman Catholics, especially Albert, duke of Bavaria, were eagerly forwarding the progress of the older faith, which towards the end of this reign was restored in the important abbey of Fulda.

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  • The whole subject was as eagerly discussed throughout the country as in Frankfort.

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  • The Protestants eagerly sought out the writings which exposed and denounced the arrogance of the popes, while the Romanists attempted to counter them with the numerous lives of the saints.

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  • This step was favoured by the pope, and Ottakar, eagerly accepting the offer, strengthened his position by marrying Margaret, a sister of Duke Frederick II., and in return for his investiture promised his assistance to William of Holland.

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  • The idea of securing the Protestant succession by legitimizing Monmouth again took shape and was eagerly pressed on by Shaftesbury; at the time it seemed possible that success would wait on the audacity.

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  • When Lord Raglan definitely asked him for support, he gave it willingly and eagerly, sending his troops up at the double, and it must be remembered that several British divisions took no part in the action for the same reason that actuated Bosquet.

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  • As king of the Jews (37-4 B.C.) Herod was completely subject and eagerly subservient to his Roman masters.

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  • The Peloponnesian War, too, not only added a deeper interest to ordinary questions of policy, but also caused the relations of dissentient parties, of allied and belligerent states, of citizens and aliens, of bond and free, of Greeks and barbarians, to be eagerly debated in the light of present experience.

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  • 629 to 645, and everywhere throughout India he found the two faiths eagerly competing for the suffrages of the people.

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  • Mayor and Lightfoot, he established the Journal of Classical and Sacred Philology, and plunged eagerly into theological and patristic study.

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  • The optimates finally decided to support him for the consulship in order to keep out Catiline, and he eagerly embraced the " good cause," his affection for which from this time onward never varied, though his actions were not always consistent.

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  • The chief objection to enforced labour has been the difficulty in ensuring this; but the convict nowadays eagerly tries his best, because only thus can he win privileges while in prison and an earlier release from it.

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  • Basra was at that time full of fugitives from Kufa, Arabian chiefs who resented the arrogance of Mokhtar's adherents, and desired eagerly to regain their former position in Kufa.

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  • The soldiers of Irak, who did not love the governor, and disliked the prospect of a long and difficult war far from home, eagerly accepted the proposition of returning to Irak, and even proclaimed the dethronement of Abdalmalik, in favour of Ibn Ash`ath.

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  • Hajjaj foreboded evil, and prayed eagerly that he might die before Walid.

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  • Devoted to astronomy from his earliest years, he eagerly observed the heavens at a garret window with a telescope made by himself, and at nineteen began his career with the publication of a short work on the solar eclipse of the 5th of August 1766.

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  • The emergency suggested to some of the bishops the idea of a voluntary contribution, which was eagerly taken up by the noblemen and crown officials.

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  • Here he came into close relations with Vittoria Colonna, Contarini, Sadoleto, Bembo, Morone, Marco Antonio, Flaminio, and other scholars and leaders of thought; and many of the questions raised by the Reformation in Germany were eagerly discussed in the circle of Viterbo.

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  • Appointed by Governor Dennison one of three brigadiersgeneral of militia in 1860, he eagerly undertook the study of tactics, strategy and military history.

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  • He soon leapt into fame as an emotional revivalist preacher: his very ass became an object of popular adoration; and thousands of peasants eagerly took the cross at his bidding.

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  • The Hats eagerly caught at the opportunity of recovering the grand duchy and their own prestige along with it.

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  • Abroad the great national interests were eagerly sacrificed for the sake of a pension, and at home his personal ease and pleasure alone decided every measure, and the fate of every minister and subject.

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  • A dethroned sultan of Morocco, named Mulai Ahmad (Mahommed XI.), offered to acknowledge Portuguese suzerainty if he were restored to the throne by Portuguese arms, and Sebastian eagerly accepted these terms. The flower of his army was in Asia and his treasury was empty; but he contrived to extort funds from the " New Christians," and collected a force of some 18,000 men, chiefly untrained lads, wornout veterans, and foreign free-lances.

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  • Florianus, who had claimed to succeed his brother, was put to death by his own troops, and the senate eagerly ratified the choice of the army.

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  • Because of his fame as a frontier hero, of the circumstance that a part of his home at North Bend, Ohio, had formerly been a log cabin, and of the story that cider, not wine, was served on his table, Harrison was derisively called by his opponents the " log cabin and hard cider " candidate; the term was eagerly accepted by the Whigs, in whose processions miniature log cabins were carried and at whose meetings hard cider was served, and the campaign itself has become known in history as the "log cabin and hard cider campaign."

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  • He began to produce Satires, which were not printed, but eagerly passed from hand to hand; the first three are known to belong to 1593, the fourth to 1594, while the other three are probably some years later.

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  • But we have to picture him as anon coming out and gathering about him a tatterdemalion company, and jesting with them until they were in fits of laughter, for the sake of observing their burlesque physiognomies; anon as eagerly frequenting the society of men of science and learning of an older generation like the mathematician Benedetto Aritmetico, the physician, geographer and astronomer Paolo Toscanelli, the famous Greek Aristotelian Giovanni Argiropoulo; or as out-rivalling all the youth of the city now by charm of recitation, now by skill in music and now by feats of strength and horsemanship; or as stopping to buy caged birds in the market that he might set them free and watch them rejoicing in their flight; or again as standing radiant in his rose-coloured cloak and his rich gold hair among the throng of young and old on the piazza, and holding them spellbound while he expatiated on the great projects in art and mechanics that were teeming in his mind.

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  • He had formed a new and close friendship with Luca Pacioli of Borgo San Sepolcro, the great mathematician, whose Summa de aritmetica, geometrica, &c., he had eagerly bought at Pavia on its first appearance, and who arrived at the Court of Milan about the moment of the completion of the "Cenacolo."

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  • He learnt indeed on these lines eagerly wherever he could, and in learning imparted knowledge to others.

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  • He threw himself eagerly into the prosecution of the war in Spain, yet his tenure of office ended in resignation in circumstances which left him under deep discredit.

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  • "I want some mustard-seed," he said; and when the poor girl eagerly promised to bring some of so common a drug, he added, "you must get it from some house where no son, or husband, or parent or slave has died."

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  • He immediately became one of the most eagerly sought orators for the lyceum and college platform.

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  • In 1680 a body of marauders over 300 strong, well armed and provisioned, landed on the shore of Darien and struck across the country; and the cruelty and mismanagement displayed in the policy of the Spaniards towards the Indians were now revenged by the assistance which the natives eagerly rendered to the adventurers.

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  • They are eagerly drunk by the pilgrims, or when poured over the body are held to give a miraculous refreshment after the fatigues of religious exercise; and the manufacture of bottles or jars for carrying the water to distant countries is quite a trade.

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  • He was soon at war with Russia, and his aid was eagerly solicited by both England and Napoleon, anxious to checkmate one another in the East.

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  • But, two years before, he had accidentally fallen in with a Latin copy of Euclid, which he eagerly devoured; and at twelve he attacked Newton's Arithmetica universalis.

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  • Though an eclipse of the sun prevented his bringing with him more than a handful of troops, he overthrew the tyrant's far superior force on the ridge of Cynoscephalae; but wishing to slay Alexander with his own hand, he rushed forward too eagerly and was cut down by the tyrant's guards.

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  • When the imperial election of 1519 drew near, the elector's vote was eagerly solicited by the partisans of Charles (afterwards the emperor Charles V.) and by those of Francis I., king of France, and he appears to have received a large amount of money for the vote which he cast eventually for Charles.

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  • Similar commercial considerations determined the Chians in their attitude towards the Persian conquerors: in 546 they submitted to Cyrus as eagerly as Phocaea resisted him; during the Ionian revolt their fleet of too sail joined the Milesians in offering a desperate opposition at Lade (494).

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  • 655), than his whole kingdom eagerly accepted Christianity, and received missionaries, Irish and Northumbrian, from the victorious Oswio.

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  • This was the time of rapid development in the universities, where not only were the scholastic philosophy i~ and systematic theology eagerly studied, but figures, ~j1,iJlife appear like that of the great Roger Bacon, a scientific researcher of the first rank, whose discoveries in optics and chemistry caused his contemporaries to suspect him of magical arts.

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  • Moreover, his allies were giving him, no aid, though they had eagerly accepted his great subsidies.

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  • In November 1790 the town, which had long been eagerly expecting a manifesto from Burke's pen, was electrified by the Reflections on the Revolution in France, and on the proceedings in certain societies in London relative to that event.

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  • They reached Iceland and were eagerly read, many Rimur being founded on them.

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  • Under the searchlights of the new learning, the dictatorship of Ptolemy appeared no more inevitable than that of Aristotle; advanced thinkers like Domenico Maria Novara (1454-1504) promulgated sub rosa what were called Pythagorean opinions; and they were eagerly and fully appropriated by Nicolaus Copernicus during his student-years (1496-1505) at Bologna and Padua.

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  • and rice - which are not indigenous - are eagerly sought after.

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  • Other studies, however, besides those of law occupied him while in this city, and moved by the humanistic spirit of the age he eagerly developed his classical knowledge.

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  • During the earlier part of the 19th century the poem was eagerly scanned by the enemies of the Hohenzollerns, some of whom believed that the race would end with King Frederick William III., the representative of the eleventh generation of the family.

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  • The appearance, in September 1604, of a new star in the constellation Serpentarius afforded him indeed an opportunity, of which he eagerly availed himself, for making an onslaught upon the Aristotelian axiom of the incorruptibility of the heavens; but he continued to conform his public teachings in the main to Ptolemaic principles, until the discovery of a novel and potent implement of research in the shape of the telescope placed at his command startling and hitherto unsuspected evidence as to the constitution and mutual relations of the heavenly bodies.

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  • He was cordially received, and eagerly listened to, but his imprudent ardour served but to injure his cause.

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  • Yet there seemed reason to expect that it would at least be interpreted in a liberal spirit, and Galileo's friends encouraged his imprudent confidence by eagerly retailing to him every papal utterance which it was possible to construe in a favourable sense.

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  • he gave place to Castelar, the eloquent Republican deputy, who was left unchecked by the recess, Cast elars threw all his most eagerly avowed principles to the Presidency.

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  • The fact that British honey is second to none for quality, and that the British market is eagerly sought by the bee-keepers of other nationalities, has of late impressed itself on the minds of thinking men.

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  • Thus Mehring is justly claimed as the originator of comb-foundation, though the value of his invention was less eagerly taken advantage of even in Germany than its merits deserved.

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  • It is therefore not surprising that he eagerly welcomed the opportunity of gaining the goodwill of Spain, and supported by all the means in his power the offer made by Marshal Prim that Prince Leopold of Hohenzollern should be chosen king of that country.

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  • He was gladly received by the king of Poland, and other neighbouring princes, welcomed by a large number of the people, and in 1348 invested with the margraviate by King Charles IV., who eagerly seized this opportunity to deal a blow at his enemy.

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  • Schmid in Jena, Buhle in Gottingen, Tennemann in Marburg, and Snell in Giessen, with many others, made it the basis of their philosophical teaching, while theologians like Tieftrunk, Staudlin, and Ammon eagerly applied it to Christian doctrine and morality.

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  • All the old charges against him were now revived and eagerly confirmed.

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  • "All right!" exclaimed Dorothy, eagerly.

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  • "Let's see the pigs," said Eureka, eagerly.

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  • Ozma was delighted and exclaimed, eagerly:

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  • There was now no one in the reception room except Prince Vasili and the eldest princess, who were sitting under the portrait of Catherine the Great and talking eagerly.

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  • As usual, he ate and drank much, and eagerly.

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  • Mademoiselle Bourienne jumped up eagerly.

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  • Several people came round the corner talking eagerly.

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  • All the way through The Sixth Sense you eagerly await revelation; shots of the depression pills and the cellar door demand explanation.

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  • They began issuing pamphlets, which I eagerly seized upon for information.

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  • And so Eleanor 's bosom became tranquil, and she set about her new duties eagerly and gratefully.

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  • A Visa Gift Purchasing Card is a prepaid card which most recipients will eagerly welcome.

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  • I eagerly anticipated its arrival and when it finally did arrive, I was not disappointed.

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  • You won't feel the urge to step in on all the decision making if it's being done as part of a package while you're just eagerly awaiting the big day in another country.

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  • Children who celebrate Christmas eagerly await this holiday every year.

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  • They quote their favorite lines from Homestar Runner and Happy Tree Friends while eagerly awaiting the next installment.

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  • While there are few organized activities, one treat many passengers eagerly anticipate is a round of silly beach games when the ship visits outlaying islands.

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  • Cappy (not to mention my other dogs Senny and Little Man), my friends and family wait eagerly for them.

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  • Players eagerly pumped quarters and stared in awe at the lush graphics available only on these machines.From the mid 1970's to the mid 1980's, arcade video games were at their peak.

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  • While gamers sit eagerly in their rooms making space for the gaming beast, retail stores around the country get ready for the boom.Our very own Gregory Thompson happens to work in the electronics department of a retail store.

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  • The value will be much less than a more common item that is eagerly sought by collectors.

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  • Games like the Civil War chess set are eagerly sought after for their beauty and fine craftsmanship.

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  • Likewise a book that has been unavailable will be eagerly sought after on the open market.

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  • If you still have the iPhone 3G and you're eagerly awaiting the new iPhone 4G, have a look at the iPhone 3G S to see if the differences are enough to make you want an upgrade.

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  • Thirst is increased: an older child asks for water, and a younger child drinks eagerly when offered a cup or spoon of water.

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  • Two of the following symptoms usually indicate some degree of dehydration: drinks eagerly, thirsty, restless, irritable, sunken eyes, or skin pinch goes back slowly.

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  • Many genealogists using Apple products eagerly awaited the release of Family Tree Maker Mac at the end of 2010.

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  • Once you have a realistic idea of styles that will benefit your hair type, you can eagerly look forward to many great hair days.

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  • Find a lender that is willing to walk you through the process and eagerly assist you with any questions or concerns you have regarding purchasing a mobile home.

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  • Family members and close friends of the couple are eagerly awaiting the baby's arrival.

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  • Women waiting for the arrival of a new baby eagerly await the signs of impending labor.

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  • The designer swimsuits section is always one of the most eagerly awaited parts of any catwalk show, and it's easy to see why: skimpy swimsuits show off supermodel physiques to perfection.

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  • Many young boys eagerly anticipate any sign of Emily Osment bikini pics.

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  • Most little girls eagerly look forward to swimsuit season.

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  • Guys and gals alike eagerly look forward to the Maxim swimsuit issue.

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  • Men the world over eagerly await the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition that comes out every year.

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  • The SI Swimsuit Edition is the most eagerly awaited issue of this popular magazine each year.

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  • Every year, sports fans (and even those who don't care much about sports) eagerly await a certain sports magazine's swimsuit issue and Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition 2009 is no exception.

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  • SI's swim issue is usually eagerly anticipated, and the model that makes the cover typically gets a significant boost to her career.

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  • It's certainly one of the most intriguing highlights, for everyone from red carpet reporters to women eagerly awaiting a glimpse of their favorite actress - and hoping to glean some inspiration for themselves in the process.

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  • When you first purchase a game and eagerly remove the wrapper, take out the instructions and store them inside of a file folder or a large vanilla envelope.

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  • From children eagerly looking forward to their birthday with excitement to adults looking to celebrate a birthday in sophisticated style, a birthday is always a day to be remembered.

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  • If you're one of those candle enthusiasts who eagerly anticipates the fall releases, find out which scents should be on your "must have" list.

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  • The children will excitedly point to the manger, shouting, "There!" and will watch eagerly for their next chance to participate.

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  • We have fought with our parents just to be together and now I don't know what I will say to my parents and to those who are eagerly waiting for our marriage.

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  • These scarves were modeled after those worn by Napoleon's soldiers, and the liberated women of the early 1900's eagerly adopted these somewhat masculine scarves.

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  • Of course, just because it's the very epitome of utilitarian style doesn't mean every man will eagerly grab one.

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  • Capricorn is one sign that will eagerly rise to any challenges Scorpio flings his way.

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  • This versatility gives the water bearer many opportunities to befriend very influential people who will eagerly open doors of opportunity for her.

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  • Virgo brings this element to Pisces and can assist her in creating the kind of life she wants; one she'll eagerly share with Virgo.

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  • Kids want to do what their peers do, and if classmates eagerly discuss last night's TV show, it is only natural that your children want to take part.

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  • Follwing the spectacular success of the Lord of the Rings trilogy, Jackson went on to make one of the most celebrated and most eagerly anticipated remakes in history.

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  • Many of the fans of the Twilight series are eagerly looking forward to New Moon, Eclipse and finally Breaking Dawn.

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  • Chanel devotees eagerly await the fall collections each year because they know this brand is going to showcase the latest in sexy fall shoes.

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  • Fans eagerly searched for word of her return (before, during and after the actress' stint on As The World Turns) and were very disappointed at her death on the show.

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  • The Daytime Emmy Award nominations are always eagerly anticipated.

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  • All of these character reprisals became major scoops for soap opera websites, where fans eagerly read and commented on the stories.

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  • Degrassi: The Next Generation spoilers are eagerly dissected by fans for news of their favorites.

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  • Eagerly, Seiko responded to what the company's horology engineers perceived as a mighty challenge.

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  • Certainly, a multitude of professional resume writers eagerly waits to collaborate with you and write your resume for a fee, ranging from under one hundred to several hundred dollars.

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  • This American Idol contestant walked away not only with the top prize on the show but also with a massive fan base who eagerly await his next moves.

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  • Still, many people want to be a part of the action on the show, and eagerly look forward to hearing Ramsay's diatribes first hand.

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