Ear sentence examples

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  • She whispered in my ear, you won't believe it.

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  • She pressed her ear to the door.

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  • Lisa put the phone back to her ear, still watching Yancey cautiously.

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  • He turned a deaf ear when they pressed for details.

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  • "Let's continue to play it by ear," I responded.

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  • He leaned in to her, brushed his lips against her ear and whispered, "I've got a closet full of Caracenis and Brionis at home."

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  • He stood and lifted Destiny, putting an ear to her chest.

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  • There had been several dozen mistranslations from the small translator attached to her ear lobe.

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  • Jenn checked his eyes and lowered her ear to his mouth to make sure he was breathing.

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  • The Emperor, frowning slightly, bent his ear forward as if he had not quite heard.

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  • He cupped his hand to her ear so she could hear over the howl of the rising wind.

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  • Keeping the phone to her ear, she continued walking.

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  • A little bird had already sung the good news in my ear; but it was doubly pleasant to have it straight from you.

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  • "I love you," he whispered against her ear, nuzzling it.

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  • When his warm lips pressed against the soft area behind her ear, she abandoned the knife and turned around, expecting to see a twinkle in his eyes and a smile on his lips.

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  • Wear this above your left ear if the answer is no - right if the answer is yes.

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  • She danced around him, running her hands over him, at times tickling his ear with a sexy whisper.

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  • clout round the ear.

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  • "I probably shouldn't have come back to Miami," she said into the phone pressed to her ear, wishing she could talk to him without the butterflies in her stomach.

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  • A half hour later, with Dean never having removed the phone from his ear, they were ready to leave for the airport.

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  • He brought his face to her ear and whispered, "You are beautiful."

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  • Every night she dreamed about him - about the way his voice sounded when her ear was on his chest.

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  • One ear was torn half off and his fur was bloody around the collar.

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  • Vinnie Baratto came out of the motel, suitcase in hand, a smile from ear to ear.

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  • The bullet of your thought must have overcome its lateral and ricochet motion and fallen into its last and steady course before it reaches the ear of the hearer, else it may plow out again through the side of his head.

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  • Tucking her hair behind her ear, he murmured, "It's going to be a long week."

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  • She lifted her lips to his ear, and through tears, whispered, "Promise you'll play for me often."

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  • She snuggled close, her ear close enough to hear.

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  • He rose and began pacing the room as Dean stopped by and proceeded to bend Dean's ear how this was the day he and Paulette were to receive a firm offer on the Lucky Pup property.

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  • The fingers around her mouth and neck maneuvered her head to the side until her ear was near her shoulder to expose the delicate area before both fell away.

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  • When Boris and Anna Pavlovna returned to the others Prince Hippolyte had the ear of the company.

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  • His chest was warm against her ear, and she drew loose shapes against his skin, beyond intrigued by the smoothness.

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  • She tapped the ear piece as the conversation around picked up but the words faded in and out of translation.

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  • With her lips touching his ear, Elisabeth whispered, "I don't know how to live without you."

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  • She touched the subcutaneous communications implant behind her right ear, which activated the communications net, and rolled onto her back.

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  • She itched to grab her micro or tap her ear and respond.

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  • Once Dean introduced himself, he sat with the phone several inches from his ear, unable to inject a word as she built up her tirade.

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  • A vein in the young man's long thin neck swelled like a cord and went blue behind the ear, and suddenly his face flushed.

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  • She didn't see Damian until afternoon, when he strolled into the library from sparring, ear to a cell phone.

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  • Supper was pancakes—Dean cooking, and Fred complaining and serving Cynthia, who still had a phone glued to her ear.

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  • The inner ear canal should not be too heavily coated.

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  • caress the ear with gentle harmonies.

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  • cartilaginous structure from behind the ear.

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  • As the vibrations from the bones in the middle ear enter the cochlea, they cause the fluid to move.

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  • The inner ear consists of an organ called the cochlea, which is shaped like a snail's shell.

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  • The inner ear, which contains the cochlea - the hearing organ - and the vestibular organs - the organs of balance.

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  • cochlea in the inner ear.

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  • Do not wear dog or cat flea collars on your ankles or cattle ear tags on your shoes to ward off harvest mite larvae.

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  • A good ear, patience, long-term commitment, ability to get on with people from a variety of backgrounds.

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  • Then I took the cotton wool out of my left ear and put some into my right ear instead.

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  • If it has been, a probe covered with soft cotton wool is used to gently dry out the ear canal.

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  • This type of receiver inset provides inductive coupling to certain types of behind the ear ' hearing aid.

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  • The black on the face extends to below the eye and covers the ear coverts and the lores.

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  • The Project offers all kinds of help - from a listening ear to practical assistance with the tasks of everyday living.

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  • I hope we can lend an ear to what Oxford has to tell us about the roles a Proctor can fulfill.

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  • The hair cells in your inner ear don't know the difference!

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  • Have a sympathetic ear you can ask the uk are.

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  • The bones of the middle ear have also begun to harden.

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  • In fact, my right ear started to feel so cold that I thought for a bit it had frostbite.

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  • fullness in the affected ear.

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  • fungicide ear spray.

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  • BOR syndrome is caused by mutations in the Eya1 gene, which has an important role in the developing inner ear.

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  • irritation of the skin in the ear.

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  • The few times Howie was out of ear shot, the rest of us gossiped about his love life like back fence crones but failed to reach a consensus.

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  • Jenn touched the earpiece tucked in her ear, frowning.

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  • Cynthia scrunched close to Dean's ear, trying to hear the conversation, and offered a word or two as well.

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  • The sword implanted next to the downed man's ear, and her small gasp drew the attention of the observers.

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  • He wrapped one arm around her and touched her ear with his other hand, depositing a translator there.

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  • Jackson scratched his ear and the dog sat, enjoying the attention.

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  • In your ear there are the semicircular canals which are linked to muscular co-ordination.

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  • "It flew a hair's breadth past my ear," said the adjutant.

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  • "You didn't tell me," Betsy said, hands on her hips, and out of ear shot of the others.

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  • I'll try to locate a sympathetic ear from down here.

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  • She removed the ear piece and replaced it.

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  • If I say, "Where is baby's other ear?" she points it out correctly.

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  • To have one's ear pulled by the Emperor was considered the greatest honor and mark of favor at the French court.

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  • He deserved more than the sympathetic ear she had been lending him lately.

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  • Maybe I can get a friend or two to put a bug in his ear to back off.

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  • He stood in the center, one phone at his ear while he texted on another.

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  • Looking back, she couldn't help but think they were being followed.  The sense was unlike any other: the hairs on the back of her neck stood up, and someone's warm breath brushed the back of one ear.  She saw nothing other than the trees in the dark and started forward again.

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  • The count put his ear to the keyhole and listened.

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  • He took Carmen by the hand and leaned close to her ear.

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  • As he swung her around, he spoke into her ear.

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  • Jehoash, it is said, turned away from Yahweh after the death of Jehoiada and gave heed to the Judaean nobles, " wrath came upon Judah and Jerusalem for their guilt," prophets were sent to bring them back but they turned a deaf ear.

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  • The water is very cold for most of the ear and can cause cramps and lead to drowning if not careful.

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  • This is when a small muscle in the ear, which is also controlled by the 7th cranial nerve, stops working temporarily too.

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  • The trigeminal nerve is exposed by performing a craniotomy (small hole in the skull behind the ear ).

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  • cuff around the ear ' do not adequately express what I actually mean.

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  • custom-made earplugs Earplugs can also be custom-made to give a better fit in your ear canal.

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  • ITE - In The Ear ' Easy to Handle ' These are usually custom-made, self-contained units that fill the contour within the ear.

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  • Ears with two rows form a flat ear; those with six rows form a roughly cylindrical ear.

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  • deaf ear ' with ' wielding a big stick ' .

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  • deaf in the glue ear.

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  • Just 10cm in front of them levels can reach 120 decibels which is the equivalent of holding a smoke alarm to your ear!

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  • decibels in each ear because of damage to your inner ear.

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  • ear discomfort, red tympanic membranes, or fever alone are NOT specific diagnostic criteria.

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  • Yup, the steel stick got a tad out of control and the tip caught the poor old doggy just behind one ear.

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  • She was taken to the Royal London where she was treated for perforated ear drums and cuts and grazes.

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  • At its best, Interpol have become The Strokes, but at its worst it sounds totally dysfunctional and confusing on the ear.

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  • ear infection aged only sixteen.

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  • Those with pierced ears may wear studs only, these to be in the lower ear lobe maximum of one per ear.

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  • ear protectors because of motor noise.

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  • earing ear defenders but what about my neighbors?

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  • ear plugs are firmly in place, jump straight to the five worst albums here ): 11.

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  • Observation of hearing ability is indicated for children with glue earing ability is indicated for children with glue ear, in whom some hearing loss is common.

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  • Deliver me in thy righteousness, and cause me to escape: incline thine ear unto me, and save me.

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  • Mind you, this is a disk that almost does manage to make a silk purse out of a sow's ear!

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  • A build-up of fluid in the middle ear after a cold can also cause mild earache but this fluid usually drains away by itself.

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  • You may have an earache or a feeling of fullness in your ear.

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  • Unless your doctor or ear specialist has prescribed eardrops, or you are using earplugs, you should never put anything in your ears.

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  • Sound waves enter the ear canal and cause the eardrum to vibrate.

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  • Some people have a partial eardrum or no ear drum at all.

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  • The middle ear bones work together like this: Sound enters your ears and makes the eardrum vibrate.

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  • Quiet clicking sounds are played into the ear through a small earpiece whilst baby sleeps.

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  • Adjust tightness of earring in each ear using clean tissue to hold earring in each ear using clean tissue to hold earring.

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  • Hearing aids push earwax further back into the ear canal therefore it accumulates and creates a wax plug.

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  • Parental smoking and asthma and middle ear effusion; allergic diseases during infancy.

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  • electrode array inserted in the inner ear.

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  • There is a small risk associated with tattooing, electrolysis, ear piercing and acupuncture.

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  • Skin piercing The skin piercing activities which are controlled by registration are Acupuncture Tattooing Ear piercing electrolysis A fee is required.

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  • Infection - Bacterial endocarditis has been reported in unwell patients with indwelling needles in the ear.

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  • Whatever happened to having the board eraser thrown at you or a quick clip round the ear?

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  • eraser thrown at you or a quick clip round the ear?

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  • These kids need eye candy on a HUGE screen and surround sound ear damage.

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  • flea collars on your ankles or cattle ear tags on your shoes to ward off harvest mite larvae.

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  • Unlike her, I play by ear and that organ gets a little forgetful at times.

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  • frequencyral the ear is less sensitive at low frequencies.

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  • Breast fed babies are less likely to suffer many serious illnesses including gastroenteritis, respiratory and ear infections, eczema and asthma as children.

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  • glue ear clears up on its own.

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  • gradual in onset and can be prevented by wearing appropriate ear protection.

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  • A grain of anger or a grain of suspicion produces strange acoustical effects, and makes the ear greedy to remark offense.

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  • grinning from ear to ear with delight.

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  • Hearing noticeably better Many children with glue ear do not need grommets.

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  • grommets in the ear in theater, and can be useful for some ear work in the clinic also.

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  • grommets for glue ear looked at just that point.

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  • Think of thrash, grunge and metal bands that have an ear for a good melody, thoughtful lyrics and the occasional string section.

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  • You can also use ear cleaner fluid to help get the gunk out easier.

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  • Complete with padded headband, dual swiveling ear cups these headphones also offer excellent levels of comfort.

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  • Getting brown's ear support quot ward notes worries ross henry an accident be.

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  • high priest's servant, and cut off his right ear.

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  • Big Themes/Standout Tracks John David Webster has an ear for a good melody, and many of these songs are instantly hummable.

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  • Pull back husks on each ear of corn, leaving husks attached at base.

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  • His voice has such a pure yet slightly husky quality and is very easy and pleasing on the ear.

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  • impertinent fellow whispered something in her ear, and she answered in the same way.

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  • Our own rather meager English greetings seem skimpy, if not impolite, to the African ear.

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  • Hearing problems such as deafness or glue ear can make it hard for a child to follow instructions and make them appear inattentive.

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  • He was in a mess, had terrible ear and teeth problems and was also incontinent.

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  • inexpert ear, the Donegal accents (like Ulster, only softer) were well done.

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  • inner ear don't know the difference!

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  • I wondered more and more, while Burke's masterly speech rolled on in mighty surges of eloquence, how it was that King George and his ministers could have turned a deaf ear to his warning prophecy of our victory and their humiliation.

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  • Mr. Chamberlin initiated me into the mysteries of tree and wild-flower, until with the little ear of love I heard the flow of sap in the oak, and saw the sun glint from leaf to leaf.

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  • The ear may be regarded, fancifully, as a lichen, Umbilicaria, on the side of the head, with its lobe or drop.

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  • At the same moment Natasha, without drawing breath, screamed joyously, ecstatically, and so piercingly that it set everyone's ear tingling.

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  • "Where are the others?" a voice growled in my ear as my assailant dragged me backwards out of the room toward the front of the house.

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  • By the time Dean strolled by a few moments later, red-faced Fitzgerald was getting an ear full from a half dozen tourists and an elderly local, known for his unwavering opinions and surly disposition.

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  • There are monsters and big men with funny … At that point her talking became too quick for the translator hooked on Evelyn's ear to keep up.

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  • It was the only open and cultivated field for a great distance on either side of the road, so they made the most of it; and sometimes the man in the field heard more of travellers' gossip and comment than was meant for his ear: "Beans so late! peas so late!"--for I continued to plant when others had begun to hoe--the ministerial husbandman had not suspected it.

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  • He hit the ground with a grunt, one ear ringing and his face stinging from pelting, hot debris.

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  • She even caught herself touching her ear to keep from sliding her finger behind it to the subcutaneous net implant.

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  • He removed her translator from her ear as promised after a stern warning about not speaking to anyone.

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  • Paper rattled and then something was placed on the skin under her ear.

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  • Once she woke when something tugged under her ear.

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  • He leaned forward, as if to say something in her ear.

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  • Lisa put the receiver back to her ear.

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  • Bordeaux whispered in her ear.

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  • With a trembling hand, she lifted the flower and tucked it behind her right ear.

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  • She picked the flower up and poked it over her left ear.

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  • He glanced at the flower over her ear.

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  • He held a phone to his ear.

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  • Quinn bent close to his wife and whispered something in her ear.

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  • Any chance you could get his ear?

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  • I queued my way past three minions before the stern voice growled, Reagan' in my ear.

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  • He sat on the ottoman in front of her, reaching out to tuck her hair behind her ear.

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  • Dusty clipped the earpiece to his ear.

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  • Jenn's voice was quiet in Dusty's ear.

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  • He touched her automatically, stroking the side of her face and tucking errant curls behind her ear.

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  • Her heart pounding, Jenn moved forward and whispered into Jonny's ear.

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  • She cringed at the thick forearm brushing her ear.

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  • He lowered his head to her ear.

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  • Play, he whispered into her ear.

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  • His other arm wrapped around her while his breath was hot against her ear.

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  • After fumbling in her pocket, she found a book of matches and lit the cigarette she had stuck behind her ear.

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  • "You don't get to tell me what to do anymore," he whispered against her ear.

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  • Leaning his head close, he whispered into Carmen's ear.

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  • She leaned forward, speaking into his ear.

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  • He motioned for her to hurry up, and when she walked by him he leaned over, speaking softly into her ear.

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  • Finally he hugged her and spoke softly into her ear.

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  • "Quiet," he whispered into her ear.

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  • Kiera removed the translator from her ear.

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  • He started past her, then paused, returning to her side to remove the translator from her ear.

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  • He reached out to her, placing the translator on her ear.

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  • One female figure moved forward, wrapping a shawl around Evelyn's shoulders and placing a translator on her ear.

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  • When Dean rushed into Bird Song, Cynthia was standing in the hall, the phone at her ear.

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  • "Shhh," she hissed in his ear.

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  • He brushed her hair behind her ear.

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  • Jackson brought his lips to her ear.

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  • She held one up to an ear.

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  • She brushed her lips up to his ear.

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  • The scream that came through made Elisabeth pull the phone away from her ear.

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  • Elisabeth licked it, then stood, allowing him to pet the side of her head and ear.

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  • Jackson put his index finger to his ear.

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  • "I promise" He brushed his lips across her ear.

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  • Jackson couldn't help but bring his lips to her ear.

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  • Sliding an arm across the back of Carmen's chair, he leaned close, speaking softly in her ear.

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  • Jack padded to her and thrust his moist nose into her ear.

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  • He touched the device behind his ear.

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  • Lastly, I examined a brown freckle of mine near my left ear.

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  • He smiled from ear to ear.

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  • Inside, a white-jacketed attendant, who looked like a high­schooler, casually checked Dean's credentials while Cynthia wait­ed, not quite out of ear shot.

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  • He covered one ear against Dolly.

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  • Dean said as the others returned to work, Rita shaking her head in disgust and Harrigan trying to talk on the phone by sticking a fin­ger in one ear.

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  • The voice sound­ed nervous to Dean's ear.

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  • The phone slammed in his ear like a truck backfiring.

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  • He covered one ear to mute the passing traffic.

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  • She pulled the phone away from her ear and glared at it.

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  • She lifted the receiver back to her ear.

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  • He gently stroked her hair, his voice soft and close to her ear.

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  • Katie cupped a soap sud clad hand to her ear.

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  • He kissed the top of her head and leaned down, whispering in her ear.

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  • "Alex?" she cuddled the phone to her ear and spoke softly into the receiver.

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  • He forced her close, lips brushing her ear and making her shiver.

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  • You can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear.

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  • His voice was low at her ear.

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  • "Hello?" she said as she dressed with the phone to her ear.

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  • When he was able to do so privately, he leaned down and whispered in Carmen's ear.

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  • He touched her neck, softly tracing a finger from below her ear all the way down to the swell of her breasts.

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  • Alex leaned down and whispered softly in her ear.

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  • She lifted the receiver to her ear.

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  • He pulled her close, whispering softly in her ear.

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  • He lowered his head until his hot breath tickled her ear.

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  • His whisper was barely audible, even as his lips moved against her ear.

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  • She whirled to see Xander place it to his ear and listen curiously.

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  • He paid her last warning no heed and kissed her neck from beneath her ear to her collarbone.

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  • He tucked an errant curl behind her ear, enjoying the brush of her soft skin.

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  • "So all these people have magical powers," she said as they passed a muscular man jogging with his ear buds in.

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  • "We need to talk," he said against her ear.

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  • By Dr Paul Matschie several races of the African elephant have been described, mainly, as already mentioned, on certain differences in the shape of the ear.

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  • The relatively small size of the ear is one of the most distinctive characteristics of the dwarf race.

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  • The faith which he put in the Chinese made him turn a deaf ear to the warnings which he received of the threatening Boxer movement in 1900.

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  • I heard a voice murmur in my ear.

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  • To Thackeray her diction recalled the sound of village bells falling sweetly and softly on the ear, and it sent a shiver through John Stuart Mill, like a symphony of Haydn or Mozart.

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  • After a time they lent a ready ear to detailed allegations of corruption brought against him by his old enemy Nuncomar.

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  • But, still clinging to the groundless belief, for which British statesmen had, of late at least, afforded Turkey no justification, that Great Britain at all events would support him, he obstinately refused to give ear to the pressing requests of the Powers that the necessary reforms should be instituted.

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  • The hindrance, however, to the general development of trade which the act involved aroused at once loud complaints, tO which Cromwell turned a deaf ear, continuing to seize Dutch ships trading in forbidden goods.

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  • There seems no good reason why in modern performances the pianoforte should not be used for the purpose; if only accompanists can be trained to acquire the necessary delicacy of touch, and can be made to understand that, if they cannot extemporize the necessary polyphony, and so have to play something definitely written for them, it is not a mass of interesting detail which they are to bring to the public ear.

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  • The slave, who struck a freeman or denied his master, lost an ear, the organ of hearing and symbol of obedience.

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  • The apparatus used at the other end of the line to render the effects of this action perceptible to the eye or ear, is called the receiving apparatus or instrument.

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  • In this manner the signals are read by ear.

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  • The sensation of sound is produced by rapid fluctuation in the pressure of the atmosphere on the tympanum of the Charac- ear.

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  • Words spoken to the telephone at one end could be heard by holding the telephone to the ear at the other.

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  • To obviate the inconvenience of placing the telephone to the mouth and the ear alternately, two telephones were commonly used at each end, joined either parallel to each other or in series.

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  • This man, I trow, has got the right sow by the ear."

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  • All the Malagasy lemurs, which agree in the structure of the internal ear, are now included in the family Lemuridae, confined to Madagascar and the Comoro Islands, which comprises the great majority of the group. The other families are the Nycticebidae, common to tropical Asia and Africa, and the Tarsiidae, restricted to the Malay countries.

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  • Till recently the aye-aye was regarded as representing a family by itself - the Chiromyidae; but the discovery that it resembles the other lemurs of Madagascar in the structure of the inner ear, and thus differs from all other members of the group, has led to the conclusion that it is best classed as a subfamily (Chiromyidae) of the Lemuridae.

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  • Hayim Vital reports that on his death-bed Luria said to his disciples: " Be at peace with one another: bear with one another: and so be worthy of my coming again to reveal to you what no mortal ear has heard before."

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  • The proOtic encloses between it and the lateral occipital the fenestra ovalis, into which fits the columella of the ear.

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  • a membranous, or ossified, tube which rises from a pneumatic foramen in the os articulare, on the median side of the articulation, and passes upwards between the quadrate and lateral occipital bone, opening into the cavity of the middle ear.

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  • The outer opening of the ear is, with rare exceptions, concealed by feathers, which are often rather stiff, or modified into bristles.

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  • In many owls the right and left ears are asymmetrical, and this asymmetry affects the whole of the temporal region, all the bones which surround the outer and middle ear, notably the squamosal and the quadrate, so that the skull becomes lopsided, one ear being turned obliquely down, the other upwards.

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  • 3.) The middle ear communicates with the mouth by the Eustachian tubes, which pass between the basisphenoid and basioccipital bones, and unite upon the ventral side of the sphenoid, a little behind its articulation with the pterygoids, where they open into the mouth cavity by a short membranous duct.

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  • As regards the inner ear, the endolymphatic duct ends in a closed saccus, imbedded in the dura mater of the cranial cavity.

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  • They thought that it was not sufficient to trust to the ear alone, to determine the principles of music, as did practical musicians like Aristoxenus, but that along with the ear, physical experiments should be employed.

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  • But this difficulty was soon removed by the pupil's diligence; the very exigencies of his situation were of service to him in calling forth all his powers, and he studied the language with such success that at the close of his five years' exile he declares that he " spontaneously thought " in French rather than in English, and that it had become more familiar to " ear, tongue and pen."

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  • The city's charitable institutions include the Memorial (1903), Virginia Sheltering Arms (1889) and St Luke's hospitals, the Retreat for the Sick (1877), the Eye, Nose, Ear and Throat Infirmary (1880), the Confederate Soldiers' Home (1884), supported jointly by the state and the city, a Home for Needy Confederate Women (1900), the City Almshouse and Hospital, and several orphanages and homes for the aged.

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  • An ear of another type is found in the swollen second segment of the feeler in many male gnats and midges, the cuticle between this segment and the third forming an annular drum which is connected with numerous nerveendings, while the fine bristles on the more distal segments vibrate in response to the note produced by the humming of the female.

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  • B, Section through compound eye (after Miall and Denny); C, organs of smell in cockchafer; (after Kraepelin); D, a, b, sensory pits on cercopods of golden-eye fly; c, sensory pit on palp of stone-fly (after Packard); E, sensory hair (after Miall and Denny); F, ear of long-horned grasshopper; a, Front shin showing outer opening and air-tube; b, section (after Graber); G, ear of locust from within (after Graber).

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  • Howe, and for association with Laura Bridgman and Helen Keller; the Massachusetts school for idiotic and feebleminded children (1839); and the Massachusetts charitable eye and ear infirmary (1824), all receive financial aid from the commonwealth, which has representation in their management.

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  • Reaping is usually performed by the aid of a curious little knife which severs each ear of grain separately.

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  • Numerous less distinguished adepts also practised the art, and sometimes were so successful in their deceptions that they gained the ear of kings, whose desire to profit by the achievements of science was in several instances rewarded by an abundant crop of counterfeit coins.

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  • He had long had the ear of the Chamber in matters of social legislation, and after the Panama scandals had discredited so many politicians his influence grew.

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  • The only illogical point in his system is that the beauty of his dreamlike chords depends not only on his artful choice of a timbre that minimizes their harshness, but also on the fact that they enter the ear with the meaning they have acquired through centuries of harmonic evolution on classical lines.

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  • ear and Lat.

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  • auris with the Gothic auso and Lithuanian auris, " ear."

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  • The sheepdogs and collies are still further removed from the wolf type, and have the tip of the ear pendent.

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  • Button Ear.

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  • The skin of the ear.

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  • Rose Ear.

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  • Where the tip of ear turns back, showing interior.

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  • Tulip Ear.

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  • An erect or pricked ear.

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  • In 1656, 1657 and 1658 laws were passed to prevent the introduction of Quakers into Massachusetts, and it was enacted that on the first conviction one ear should be cut off, on the second the remaining ear, and that on the third conviction the tongue should be bored with a hot iron.

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  • p. 43) In music he held that the notes of the scale are to be judged, not as the Pythagoreans held, by mathematical ratio, but by the ear.

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  • had stood that served to render ineffectual others of his encyclicals, in which he dealt earnestly and effectively with matters in which orthodox Protestants had a sympathetic interest with him and might otherwise have lent an ear to his counsels.

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  • The eye is small, and the external ear represented by a minute aperture, scarcely larger than would be made by a pin, about 2 in.

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  • Up till his thirtieth year he dabbled in verse, but he had little ear for metrical music, and he lacked the spiritual impulsiveness of the true poet.

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  • It is a sonorous speech, pleasant to the ear.

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  • " His knowledge, acquired both from books and by the ear, was immense, and he took every opportunity of increasing it.

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  • On the 19th of July 1866 he was working at his last unfinished investigation on the mechanism of the ear.

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  • By some naturalists many of these local forms are regarded as specifically distinct, but it seems better and simpler to class them all as local phases or races of a single species primarily characterized by the white tip to the tail and the black or dark-brown hind surface of the ear.

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  • The y ear is divided into two seasons, summer, which begins in October and ends in March, and winter, which fills up the rest of the year.

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  • Stephen contrived to hold his own by adroitly contracting an alliance with the powerful Neapolitan Angevins who had the ear of the pope; but Ladislaus (q.v.) was so completely caught in the toils of the Kumanians, that the Holy See, the suzerain of Hungary, was forced to intervene to prevent the relapse of the kingdom into barbarism, and the unfortunate Ladislaus perished in the crusade that was preached against him.

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  • It might, perhaps, have gone hard with him if his counsel had been strictly followed, as he confessed to have had from his thirty-seventh year a friendly demon, who, if properly invoked, touched his right ear when he purposed doing what was wrong, and his left when he meditated doing good.

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  • So persistently does the human ear rebel against the division of the tetrachord into two greater tones and a leimma or hemitone, as represented by the fractions 9, 9, 26, that, centuries before the possibility of reconciling the demands of the ear with those of exact science was satisfactorily demonstrated, the Aristoxenian school advocated the use of an empirical scale, sounding pleasant to the sense, in preference to an unpleasing tonality founded upon immutable proportions.

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  • Ear-rings (Evwrta, X¦o13ta, Exckt'7pES) of gold, silver, or bronze plated with gold, and frequently ornamented with pearls, precious stones, or enamel, were worn attached to the lobes of the ear.

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  • He is all sight, all mind, all ear (i.e.

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  • For the special pathological details of various diseases, see the separate articles on Parasitic Diseases; Neuro-Pathology; Digestive Organs; Respiratory System; Blood: Circulation; Metabolic Diseases; Fever; Bladder; Kidneys; Skin Diseases; EYE Diseases; Heart Disease; EAR, &c.; and the articles on different diseases and ailments under the headings of their common names.

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  • And it is not only the perceptions of eye or ear which tell, but also the association of concepts behind these adits of the mind.

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  • Acute inflammation of the ear, with its alarming extensions to the cerebral.

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  • When the king began to hint at the recall of Piero de' Medici, whose envoys had gained his ear, the signory ordered the citizens to be ready to fly to arms. The proposal was dropped, but Charles demanded an immense sum of money before he would leave the city; long discussions followed, and when at last he presented an insolent ultimatum the syndics refused to accept it.

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  • The etymology of the name, which to a Greek ear meant "swarthy-faced," is unknown, nor can we say why in official inscriptions of the Axumite dynasty the word is used as the equivalent of Habashat (whence the 1 For the topography and later history see Sudan and Abyssinia.

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  • Both sexes among the natives pierce the lobes of the ear for ornaments.

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  • The sense-organs are highly developed; the wing-membranes are exceedingly sensitive; the nose-leaf is also an organ of perception, and the external ear is specially modified to receive soundwaves.

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  • Lotio Rubra, the familiar "Red Lotion," a solution of zinc sulphate, is widely used in many catarrhal inflammations, as of the ear, urethra, conjunctiva, &c. There are also innumerable ointments.

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  • They may be characterized as very elongated reptiles without limbs (unless with tiny vestiges of posterior limbs), without eyelids and external ear openings, with the teeth anchylosed to the supporting bones, a bifid slender tongue which is telescoped into its basal half, and with a transverse vent.

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  • some of the fragments are fine, its attempt at scientific exposition approximates too closely to the manner of Erasmus Darwin to suit a modern ear.

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  • The latest form of poetry adopted from Greece and destined to gain and permanently to hold the ear of the world was the elegy.

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  • Thus, when it is said that the first y ear of the Incarnation corresponds to the first of the 195th Olympiad, we are to understand that it is only with respect to the last six months of that year that the correspondence takes place.

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  • It was so named from usually having an ear or handle on each side of the neck (diota).

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  • Other institutions receiving state aid, each governed by trustees appointed by the governor, are the Massachusetts general hospital at Boston, the Massachusetts charitable eye and ear infirmary at Boston, the Massachusetts homoeopathic hospital at Boston, the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts school for the blind at South Boston and the soldiers' home in Massachusetts at Boston.

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  • - Large Gold Human Figure, with a gold coco-flask in each hand; gold diadem, nose and ear ornaments, and chains on neck and legs.

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  • A bare gland-patch behind the ear serves to distinguish the oribis or ourebis, as typified by Oribia montana of the Cape; lateral hoofs being present and the face-pit large.

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  • Reedbuck, or rietbok (Cervicapra), are foxy-red antelopes ranging in size from a fallow-deer to a roe, with thick bushy tails, forwardly curving black horns, and a bare patch of glandular skin behind each ear.

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  • gremillet, scorpionne), the name popularly applied to the small annual or perennial herbs forming the genus Myosotis of the natural order Boraginaceae, so called from the Greek µus, a mouse, and oiis, an ear, on account of the shape of the leaves.

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  • All the flowers of each triplet of spikelets on both sides of the rachis are fertile and produce ripe fruits; hence the ear produces six longitudinal rows of grain.

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  • The central fruits of each triplet form two regular rows, but the lateral spikelets form not four straight single rows as in (ii.), but two regular double rows, the whole ear appearing irregularly four-rowed.

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  • Obalva80s, Palm, nris= "little ear"), the Latinized form of Odainath, the name of a famous prince of Palmyra, in the second half of the 3rd century A.D., who succeeded in recovering the Roman East from the Persians and restoring it to the Empire.

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  • We shall discuss the disturbance which is propagated from the source to the ear, and which there produces sound, and the modes in which various sources vibrate and give rise to the disturbance.

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  • In order that the ear may be affected by a sounding body there must be continuous matter reaching all the way from the body to the ear.

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  • We may easily realise its transmission through a solid by putting the ear against a table and scratching the wood at some distance, and through a liquid by keeping both ears under water in a bath and tapping the side of the bath.

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  • The pitch of a sound, the note which we assign to it, depends on the number of waves received by the ear per second.

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  • An observer with his ear to the tube noted the interval between the arrival of flash and sound.

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  • should be inaudible by an ear placed in the water.

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  • Until the vibrations of a source have a frequency in the neighbourhood of 30 per second the ear can hear the separate impulses, if strong enough, but does not hear a note.

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  • But the harmonics are most readily heard if we fortify the ear by an air cavity with a natural period equal to that of the harmonic to be sought.

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  • 24) with a large hole at one end of a diameter, at the other end of which the brass is drawn out into a short, narrow tube that can be put close to the ear.

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  • But a cardboard tube closed at one end, with the open end near the ear, will often suffice, and it may be tuned by more or less covering up the open end.

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  • According to Helmholtz, the ear probably contains within it a series of resonators, with small intervals between the periods of the successive members, while the series extends over the whole range of audible pitch.

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  • Each of them is supposed to have its own natural frequency, and to be set into vibration when the ear receives a train of waves of that frequency.

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  • § 388) thought that if the intensity of response by a given resonator in the ear to its own tone is taken as i, then its response to an equally loud tone a semitone different may be taken as about.

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  • The sensitiveness of the ear in judging of a given tone must then correspond to the accuracy with which it can judge of the mean.

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  • The orifice which is usually placed to the ear was enlarged and closed by a corrugated plate like that of an aneroid barometer, and the motion of this plate was indicated by means of a mirror which had one edge fixed, while the other was attached to a style fixed to the centre of the plate.

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  • It is remarkable that, as Lord Rayleigh says, " the streams of energy required to influence the eye and the ear are of the same order of magnitude."

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  • A practised ear easily discerns the coexistence of these various tones when a pianoforte or violin string is thrown into vibration.

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  • The membrana tympani or drum of the ear, has, in like manner and on the same principles, the property of repeating the vibrations of the external air which it communicates to the internal parts of the ear.

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  • 15 a Thus we learn that two musical notes, of the same pitch, conveyed to the ear through the air, will produce the effect of a single note of the same pitch, but of increased loudness, if they are in the same phase, but may affect the ear very slightly, if at all, when in opposite phases.

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  • If the ear be placed right above the centre of the plate, the sound will be scarcely audible.

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  • The reason of this is, that the segments of the plate AOD, BOC always vibrate in the same direction, but oppo sitely to the segments AOB, DOC. Hence, when the pasteboard is in its place, there are two waves of same phase starting from the two former segments, and reaching the ear after equal distances of transmission through the air, are again in the same phase, and produce on the ear a conjunct impression.

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  • But when the pasteboard is removed, then there is at the ear opposition of phase between the first and the second pair of waves, and consequently a minimum of sound.

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  • If a tuning-fork in vibration be turned round before the ear, four positions will be found in which A B it will be inaudible, owing to the mutual interference FIG.

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  • On interposing the hand between the ear and either prong of the fork when in one of those positions, the sound becomes audible, because then one of the two interfering waves is cut off from the ear.

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  • Taking the squares of the amplitude to represent the intensity or loudness of the sound which would be heard by an ear at the point, this is 4a 2 cos t ir(ni - n2)t =2a 2 {1 -cos 27r(n l - n2)t}, a value which ranges between o and 4a 2 with frequency .n1 - n2.

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  • As the interval between two tones, and consequently the number of beats, increases the effect on the ear becomes more and more unpleasant.

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  • But as the pitch of the one rises the beats become a jar too frequent to count, and only perhaps to a trained ear recognizable as beats.

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  • Formerly it was generally supposed that the Tartini tone was due to the beats themselves, that the mere variation in the amplitude was equivalent, as far as the ear is concerned, to a superposition on the two original tones of a smooth sine displacement of the same periodicity as that variation.

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  • Combination tones may be produced in three ways: (I) In the neighbourhood of the source; (2) in the receiving mechanism of the ear; (3) in the medium conveying the waves.

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  • If the tones had no existence outside the ear then resonators would not increase their loudness.

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  • But there is no doubt that it is very difficult to detect the summation tone by the ear, and many workers have doubted the possibility, notwithstanding the evidence of such an observer as Helmholtz.

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  • There can be no doubt that the ear is an unsymmetrical vibrator, and that it makes combination tones, in some such way as is here indicated, out of two pure tones.

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  • If we are to assume that the tones received by the ear are pure and free from partials, the loudness of the beattones would appear to show that Helmholtz's theory is not a complete account.

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  • But probably in practice there is not a sufficient interval between source and hearer for these tones to grow into any importance, and they can at most be only a small addition to those formed in the source or the ear.

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  • As a rule he is careless of definitely rhythmical cadence, though his sentences are always pleasant to the ear.

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  • An altar, furnished with lamps, was placed before the statue; the inquirer, after lighting the lamps and offering incense, placed a coin in the right hand of the god; he then whispered his question into the ear of the statue, and, stopping his own ears, left the market place.

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  • To the advances of the French government he at first turned a deaf ear, but when the rapprochement between the two countries was effected with little or no co-operation on his part, he utilized it for restraining France and promoting Russian interests.

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  • The system of music is elaborate but is not written, vocalists and instrumentalists performing entirely by ear.

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  • Among the charitable institutions are the City Hospital, Saint Michael's Hospital, Saint Barnabas Hospital, Saint James Hospital, the German Hospital, a Babies' Hospital, an Eye and Ear Infirmary, a City Dispensary, the Newark Orphan Asylum, a Home for Crippled Children, a Home for Aged Women and three day nurseries.

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  • A few days afterwards (June 26th or 27th) John of Antioch arrived, and efforts were made by both parties to gain his ear; whether inclined or not to the cause of his former co-presbyter, he was naturally excited by the precipitancy with which Cyril had acted, and at a conciliabulum of forty-three bishops held in his lodgings shortly after his arrival he was induced by Candidian, the friend of Nestorius, to depose the bishops of Alexandria and Ephesus on the spot.

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  • Luther spoke to the people and the ignorant; Erasmus had the ear of the educated class.

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  • In 1231 Henry lent an ear to those who asserted that the justiciar had secretly encouraged armed attacks upon the aliens to whom the pope had given English benefices.

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  • " Jesus saith, Thou hearest with one ear [but the other ear hast thou closed]."

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  • Among hospitals those of special general interest are the Steevens, the oldest in the city, founded under the will of Dr Richard Steevens in 1720; the Mater Misericordiae (1861),which includes a laboratory and museum, and is managed by the Sisters of Mercy, but relieves sufferers independently of their creed; the Rotunda lying-in hospital (1756); the Royal hospital for incurables, Donnybrook, which was founded in 1744 by the Dublin Musical Society; and the Royal Victoria Eye and Ear hospital, Adelaide Road, which amalgamated (1904) two similar institutions.

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  • But as early as 558 in Gaul the bread was arranged on the altar in the form of a man, so that one believer ate his eye, another his ear, a third his hand, and so on, according to their respective merits!

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  • The final act of the cult, the "exaltation" of the fig, with which Reinach compares the "exaltation" of the ear of corn by the hierophant at the Eleusinian mysteries, was performed by the sycophant.

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  • Like so many of his countryman he displayed great linguistic ability, and his quick ear caught up even peculiarities of dialect.

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  • To those who began to despair of success, and advised him to conclude peace on almost any terms so as to avoid greater disasters, he turned a deaf ear, and brought the campaign to a successful conclusion; but when his more headstrong advisers urged him to insist on terms which would probably have produced a conflict with Great Britain and Austria, he resolved, after some hesitation, to make the requisite concessions.

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  • At a meeting of the statesgeneral held at Orleans in the December following, the prince of Conde, after being arrested, was condemned to death, and extreme measures were being enacted against the Huguenots; but the deliberations of the Assembly were broken off, and the prince was saved from execution, by the king's somewhat sudden death, on the 5th of the month, from an abscess in the ear.

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  • The malleus and incus of the inner ear are separate.

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  • The malleus and incus cf the internal ear are united, and there is no transverse canal in the skull.

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  • Of these Ctenodactylus and Pectinator are characterized by the union of the incus and malleus of the internal ear, the free fibula and the almost rootless cheek-teeth.

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  • Amulets, seals, talismans, relics, ear or nose rings stamped with divine emblems or otherwise hallowed, communicate their holiness to the wearers and protect from the Adversary.

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  • Turning a deaf ear Rome.

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  • In return he was obliged to lend an ear to the proposals of France, and above all to those of Austria.

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  • Constantine, while strongly disposed at first to enforce the Nicene decrees, was gradually won to a more conciliatory policy by the influence especially of Eusebius of Caesarea and Eusebius of Nicomedia, the latter of whom returned from exile in 328 and won the ear of the emperor, whom he baptized on his death-bed.

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  • The actual centre was formed by the Homoii, who only spoke generally of a likeness (6,uotorns) of the Son to the Father; to the left of them were the Anomoii, who, with Arius, held the Son to be unlike WO Amos) the Father; to the right, the Homoiousians who, taking as their catchword " likeness of nature " (6Aot6rrls ear' ou61av), thought that they could preserve the religious content of the Nicene formula without having to adopt the formula itself.

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  • Sagemehl, in which the airbladder is connected with the ear by a chain of small bones (socalled Weberian ossicles).

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  • In these animals the eyeball and the fur of the body are unpigmented, but the tips of the ear pinnae and extremities of the fore and hind limbs, together with the tail, are marked by more or less well defined colour.

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  • A few seconds after each of these headlong descents a mysterious sound strikes his ear - compared by some to drumming, and by others to the bleating of a sheep or goat,' which sound evidently comes from the bird as it shoots downwards, and then only.

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  • 20 that the beloved disciple would not die before the second coming; while another legend (current in the 16th century) condemned Malchus, whose ear Peter cut off in the garden of Gethsemane (John xvii.

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  • He fired a pistol at the prince close to his head, and the ball passed under the right ear and out at the left jaw.

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  • William, now supreme in the States, while on land struggling with chequered success against the superior forces of the French, strove by his diplomacy, and not in vain, to gain allies for the republic. The growing power of France caused alarm to her neighbours, and Sweden, Denmark, Spain and the emperor lent a willing ear to the persuasions of the stadholder and were ready to aid his efforts to curb the ambition of Louis.

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  • Hirneola (Auricularia) Auricula-Judae is the well-known Jew's Ear, so named from the resemblance of the sporophore to a human ear.

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  • A few linings are made from entire skins and others are made from the quite white pieces, which in some instances are spotted with the black ear tips of the animals to resemble ermine.

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  • HERTHA, or NERTxvs, in Teutonic mythology, the goddess of fertility, "Mother Ear:h."

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  • The power and grandeur of these nocturnal concerts is inconceivably striking and pleasing to the hunter's ear."

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  • He was a man of the world as well as a divine, and in his sermons he exhibited a tact which enabled him at once to win the ear of his audience.

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  • The criminal code, based Cases t on that of Prussia anterior to 1870, was ear.

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  • The Large Black breed, which vies with the Large White breed for size, and is probably its superior as a bacon pig, has only since 1900 received national show-yard recognition; but there is ample evidence that, with its characteristic whole black colour with a mealy hue, length, fine hair and lop ear, the Large Black existed in the south of England for generations.

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  • The ball pierced the neck below the right ear and passed out at the left jaw-bone; but William ultimately recovered.

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  • From this time forward he had the ear of the House, and took effective part in the debates.

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  • The outer ear lies in a recess which can be closed tightly by a dorsal flap of skin.

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  • The belief in immortality, or perhaps rather the incapacity to grasp the notion of complete annihilation,, is traceable from the very ear]iest times: the simplest graves of the prehistoric period, when the corpses were committed to the earth in sheepskins and reed mats, seldom lack at least a few poor vases or articles of toilet for use in the hereafter.

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  • In the third place, some signs may be transferred to express another root having the same consonants as the first: thus ~, the ear, by a play upon words can express not only .f4m, hear, but also fdm, paint the eyes.

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