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endless Sentence Examples

  • The choices are endless, the hunt so exciting.

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  • The shell is likewise most beautiful in its endless shapes and variations.

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  • At daybreak, however, those nearing the town at the Dorogomilov bridge saw ahead of them masses of soldiers crowding and hurrying across the bridge, ascending on the opposite side and blocking the streets and alleys, while endless masses of troops were bearing down on them from behind, and an unreasoning hurry and alarm overcame them.

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  • Its origin and character have given rise to endless surmises.

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  • And yet, like an unruly child, she had rebelled, causing him endless worry and stress.

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  • "You may have endless energy as a dead man, but I don't," she told him.

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  • She inclined her head to indicate the endless sand, broken only by an occasional yucca or chickweed.

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  • Rolling away from him, she sorted through endless subjects before finally falling asleep.

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  • Nights were sleepless bouts of coughing, and days were endless hours of work.

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  • An advantage of the endless system is that the cars may be delivered at regular intervals.

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  • Extended body has no limits to its extent, though the power of God has divided it in lines discriminating its parts in endless ways.

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  • Beside, clothes introduced sewing, a kind of work which you may call endless; a woman's dress, at least, is never done.

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  • From the bridge they had a view of endless lines of moving baggage trains before and behind them.

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  • The details are endless, the results delightful.

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  • An endless vista stretched before me, and I panted to start upon my way.

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  • Any one who has tried to write knows what Miss Keller owes to the endless practice which Miss Sullivan demanded of her.

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  • Dean never ceased to marvel at the difference of high mountain snow from the heavy, wet precipitation of the East and the endless problems it caused with man and auto.

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  • Sense-knowledge is an endless process, inconsistent with the requirements of thought.

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  • I'm sure some trusting farm folk will leave a door unlocked or a window open for my pleasure, for my endless possibilities.

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  • Valentine, which was published in the same year, indicated that it was but the first chapter in a life of endless adventures, and that the imagination which turned the crude facts into poetry, and the fancy which played about them like a rainbow, were inexhaustible.

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  • "It is almost impossible to describe the colour of the marten, except in general terms, without going into the details of the endless diversities occasioned by age, sex, season, or other incidents.

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  • The manufactured goods are either removed gradually from a constant source of heat by means of a train of small iron trucks drawn along a tramway by an endless chain, or are placed in a heated kiln in which the fire is allowed gradually to die out.

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  • We have then to think of a full universe of matter (and matter = extension) divided and figured with endless variety, and set (and kept) in motion by God; and any sort of division, figure and motion will serve the purposes of our supposition as well as another.

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  • Those who had lived evil lives were thrust down into Tartarus, where they suffered endless torments.

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  • Pain and sin must have been reduced to a minimum by God; though they are so ingrained in the finite that we have to make up our minds even to the endless sin and endless punishments of hell.

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  • The throttle-valve is opened or closed by turning a grooved vertical pulley by means of an endless cord, called the telegraph, passing round another pulley fixed upon the " headache-post," and is thus under the control of the driller working in the derrick.

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  • This immigration was also stimulated by the terrible condition of western Europe between 987 and 1060, when it was visited by an endless succession of bad harvests and epidemics.

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  • In the endless rope system the rope runs from a grip wheel on the driving engine to the end of the line, round a return sheave, and thence back to the engine.

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  • - and, above all, hill crest after hill crest in seeming endless succession.

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  • To the right, where the Kaluga road turns near Neskuchny, endless rows of troops and carts stretched away into the distance.

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  • As we never can hit the bull's eye, we must have literally endless opportunities of aiming at it, so as to get indefinitely nearer the central spot.

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  • 3 Leibnitz's doctrine of continuity necessarily led him in the same direction; and, of the infinite multitude of monads with which he peopled the world, each is supposed to be the focus of an endless process of evolution and involution.

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  • The state is interested in the commercial railway venture as a matter of public policy, and because it can confer or withold the right of eminent domain, without which the railway builder would be subjected to endless annoyance and expense.

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  • "His divinity is a fire,which,under proper restraints, confers endless blessings; but if rashly touched, or allowed to break bounds, it burns or destroys what it touches.

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  • Knowing the almost endless complexity of organic structures, realizing that man himself with all the mystery of his life and consciousness must be included in any explanation of the origin of living things, they preferred to regard living things as something apart from the rest of nature, specially cared for, specially created by a Divine Being.

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  • At that meeting he was struck for the first time by the endless variety of men's minds, which prevents a truth from ever presenting itself identically to two persons.

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  • In this last form an endless band of hard iron wires passes slowly round two wooden pulleys driven by clockwork.

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  • They were weary of a means of pacification which produced endless wars abroad and misery at home.

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  • There is an endless amount of stone, very little of which is hard enough to be good for building material, the greatest part being a soft coralline limestone.

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  • ideas of symmetry, so different from ours, from a close study of nature and her processes in the attainment of endless variety.

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  • The huge, endless bivouac that had previously resounded with the crackling of campfires and the voices of many men had grown quiet, the red campfires were growing paler and dying down.

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  • Despite its superior weapons and mode of warfare, the German east Baltic colony was constantly in danger of being overborne by the endless assaults of the dogged aborigines, whose hatred of the religion of the Cross as preached by the knights is very intelligible; and in 1218 Bishop Albert of Riga was driven to appeal for assistance to King Valdemar.

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  • The aquatic habit of many larvae is associated with endless beautiful adaptations for respiration.

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  • Revelations concerning the last things and the future lot, whether bliss or woe, of human souls, promises for true believers, threatenings for misbelievers, his firm confidence as to the future triumph of the good - such are the themes continually dwelt on with endless variations.

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  • Above all, the dentition, which exhibits almost endless modifications, in most cases is difficult to ascertain and to appreciate in its subtle distinctions.

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  • Despite its superior weapons and mode of warfare, the German east Baltic colony was constantly in danger of being overborne by the endless assaults of the dogged aborigines, whose hatred of the religion of the Cross as preached by the knights is very intelligible; and in 1218 Bishop Albert of Riga was driven to appeal for assistance to King Valdemar.

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  • The other old Greek cities, as well as those of medieval Italy and Germany, would supply us with endless examples of the various ways in which privileged orders arose.

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  • The endless tergiversations and depredations of the emperor speedily induced Matthias to declare war against him for the third time (1481), the Magyar king conquering all the fortresses in Frederick's hereditary domains.

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  • The history of Pomerania, as distinct from that of Pomerellen, consists mainly of an almost endless succession of divisions of territory among the different lines of the ducal house, and of numerous expansions and contractions of territory through constant hostilities with the elector of Brandenburg, who claimed to be the immediate feudal superior of Pomerania, and with other neighbouring rulers.

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  • In the relative development and shape of the various segments of the leg there is almost endless variety, dependent on the order to which the insect belongs, and the special function - walking, running, climbing, digging or swimming - for which the limb is adapted.

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  • These fisher towns on the eastern and south-eastern coasts of Fifeshire furnish artists with endless subjects.

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  • This, which has long been recognized as a class-reaction, is obviously capable of endless variation.

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  • " No endless duration is our goal, but complete repose in the perfect satisfaction which the will finds when it has reached the significance, the influence, and the value at which it is aiming " (p. 83).

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  • " No endless duration is our goal, but complete repose in the perfect satisfaction which the will finds when it has reached the significance, the influence, and the value at which it is aiming " (p. 83).

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  • Holiness, " the perfect accordance of the will with the moral law," demands an endless progress; and " this endless progress is only possible on the supposition of an endless duration of the existence and personality of the same rational being (which is called the immortality of the soul)."

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  • He was shut thi in the fortress of Varignano, and after endless discussions as to Au jether he should be tried or not, the question was settled by an To ii hetti amnesty.

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  • This inquiry is further complicated by (c), where the history of Israel and Judah, as related in Judges and I Samuel, has caused endless perplexity.

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  • You could even use them to decorate cupcakes - the list is endless.

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  • The possibilities are endless!

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  • Death had her pick of badasses from every generation of man and creature, and she wooed every one with the promise of endless riches and the ability to leave when they chose.

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  • The stars didn't shine quite so bright in the immortal world, and the sky didn't seem as endless.

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  • The forests literally swarm with insects of all kinds, from cicadae to beautiful butterflies, and from stickand leaf-insects to endless.

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  • The plum curculio (Conotrachelus nenuphar, Herbst) in America causes endless harm in plum orchards; curculios in Australia ravage the vines and fruit trees (Orthorrhinus klugii, Schon, and Leptops hopei, Bohm, &c.).

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  • The variety of their shapes is endless.

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  • He also wrote Lectures on the Philosophy of History (1856), in which he applied to history the doctrine of organic evolution; Discourses and Essays (1856); A Manual of Church History (2 vols., 1857), a translation of Guericke; A History of Christian Doctrine (2 vols., 1863); Theological Essays (1877); Literary Essays (1878); Commentary on the Epistle to the Romans (1879); The Doctrine of Endless Punishment (1885); and he edited Coleridge's Complete Works (7 vols., New York, 1894).

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  • As an administrator Philip had all the vices of his type, that of the laborious, self-righteous man, who thinks he can supervise everything, is capable of endless toil, and jealous of his authority, and who therefore will let none of his servants act without his instructions.

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  • This agent has been applied in various ways, in machines which either imitate the action of the collier by cutting with a pick or make a groove by rotating cutters attached to an endless chain or a revolving disk or wheel.

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  • Endless chain system.

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  • Endless rope system on the ground.

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  • Endless rope system overhead.

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  • For the endless chain system, which is much used in the Wigan district, a double line of way is necessary, one line for full and the other for empty tubs.

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  • The endless rope system may be used with either a single or double line of way, but the latter is more generally advantageous.

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  • The endless rope system overhead is substantially similar to the endless chain.

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  • Meanwhile Williams, amid endless difficulties, with a mere handful of men, had managed to keep the two factions from civil war, though fighting had actually occurred in Buddu and in the Sese Islands.

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  • Of the Mexican and Central American sculpture and architecture a competent judge says that Yucatan and the southern states of Mexico are not rich in sculptures, apart from architecture; but in the valley of Mexico the human figure, animal forms, fanciful life motives in endless variety, were embodied in masks, yokes, tablets, calendars, cylinders, disks, boxes, vases and ornaments.

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  • The fillets are placed on an endless chain which moves slowly through the furnace, returning underneath.

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  • He had been the target of constant attack during his life, and his personal foibles, careless dress and mental eccentricities were the theme of endless ridicule.

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  • They made and used an endless variety of bone tools.

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  • The rotation of the mercury is detected and measured by means of a small vane of platinum wire immersed in it, the shaft of this vane being connected by an endless screw with a counting mechanism.

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  • This last is geared to the shaft of the armature by an endless screw, and the number of revolutions of the armature is reckoned by the counting-dials, which are ' See Electrician, 41, 112, and Journ.

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  • Valdemar now gave full play to his endless energy.

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  • Dass lived here in quietude, with something of the honours and responsibilities of a bishop, brought up his family in a God-fearing way, and wrote endless reams of verses.

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  • He has left endless memoranda lucidly setting forth the pros and cons of every course of action; but there are few indications of the line which he actually recommended when it came to a decision.

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  • The sources and authorities for Burghley's life are endless.

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  • This view of existence as an endless and concomitant sowing and reaping is accepted by learned and unlearned alike as accounting for those inequalities in human life which might otherwise lead men to doubt the justice of God.

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  • Prayers and other formulas have been copied down by Sahagun and other chroniclers, of endless prolixity, but not without occasional touches of pathos.

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  • When the peneplain was uplifted the weaker strata were worn down almost to a lowland of a second generation, while the resistant sandstones, of which there a1~- three chief members, retained a great part of their new-gained altitude in the form of long, narrow, even-crested ridges, well deserving of the name of Endless Motintains given them by the Indians, but here and there bending sharply in peculiar zigzags which give this Alleghany section of the mountains an unusual individuality.

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  • The Gulf of St Lawrence with its much indented shores and the coast of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick supply endless harbours, the northern ones closed by ice in the winter, but the southern ones open all the year round; and on the Pacific British Columbia is deeply fringed with islands and fjords with well-sheltered harbours everywhere, in strong contrast with the unbroken shore of the United States to the south.

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  • The Garton artificial fertilization experiments have shown endless deviations from the ordinary type, ranging from minute seeds with a closely adhering husk to big berries almost as large as sloes and about as worthless.

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  • the endless duration of the Davidic dynasty is set forth as part of Yahweh's plan.

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  • The frame is capable of being raised into contact with travelling combs, affixed to an endless belt placed round two metal rollers about 6 ft.

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  • He meant an unintelligent, unconscious, restless, endless will.

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  • Endless masses of tall weeds, belonging to a few species, cover the face of the country - large Cruciferae, Cynareae and Umbelliferae - also large quantities of liquorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra and echinata) and Lagonychium, and the white ears of the Imperata.

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  • Meanwhile Mesopotamia continued to be crossed and recrossed by the endless marches of the Assyrian kings (such as Adad-nirari, Shalmaneser I.

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  • On the plateau of Tarnowitz the working and smelting of metals is the predominant industry, and in the neighbourhood of Beuthen, Konigshiitte and Gleiwitz there is an almost endless succession of iron-works, zincfoundries, machine-shops and the like.

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  • By way of expiation for their crime the Danaides were condemned to the endless task of filling with water a vessel which had no bottom.

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  • Such are the various pieces of evidence obtained from an endless number of instances.

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  • The good knight is bound to endless fantastic courtesies towards men and still more towards women of a certain rank; he may treat all below that rank with any decree of scorn and cruelty.

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  • The doctrine of eternal punishment has been opposed on many grounds, such as the disproportion between the offence and the penalty, the moral world should prepare itself for the descent of the and religious immaturity of the majority of men at death, the diminution of the happiness of heaven involved in the knowledge of the endless suffering of others (Schleiermacher), the defeat of the divine purpose of righteousness and grace that the continued antagonism of any of God's creatures would imply, the dissatisfaction God as Father must feel until His whole family is restored.

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  • Shedd, Doctrine of Endless Punishment (New York, 1886); F.

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  • The bitter and well-balanced rivalry between the nobles and the people, and the endless danger to which it exposed the city 'owing to the fact that the nobles were always ready to claim the protection of their feudal chief, the emperor, brought to the front two noble families as protagonists of the contending factions - the Torriani of Valsassina, and the Visconti, who derived their name from the office of delegates which they had held under the archbishops.

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  • He felt himself a foreigner among foreigners, and his favourite scheme, the subject of endless intrigues with the Austrian cabinet and the immediate cause of Frederick II.'s League of Princes (Fiirstenbund) of 1785, was to exchange Bavaria for the Austrian Netherlands and the title of king of Burgundy.

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  • C, D, Sheaves carrying the endless chain of moulds.

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  • It consists essentially of a series of thin-walled moulds, BB, carried by endless chains past the lip of a great ladle A.

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  • After his endless tossing about, this seemed a promise and place of repose.

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  • (six truck loads); these are rapidly hoisted to the surface, where their contents are automatically dumped into side-tipping trucks, and these in turn are drawn away in a continual procession by an endless wire rope along the tram lines leading to the vast " distributing floors."

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  • 381-4) where it has the epithet Ercar6p. ruXos, "hundred-gated," probably derived in the first place from the gateways of its endless temples, though perhaps.

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  • almost endless, and, as these are in mdst cases of bronze, they aregenerally in perfect preservation.

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  • Epicureanism generally was content to affirm that whatever we effectively feel in consciousness is real; in which sense they allow reality to the fancies of the insane, the dreams of a sleeper, and those feelings by which we imagine the existence of beings of perfect blessedness and endless life.

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  • A step higher than these is the rude water-wheel, with earthen pots on an endless chain running round it, worked by one or two bullocks.

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  • In Prussia therefore the older provinces came under the Prussian Code, the Rhine provinces had French law, the newly annexed provinces had endless variety, and in part of Pomerania considerable elements of Swedish law still remained, a relic of the long Swedish occupation.

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  • is considerable, the whole of the north and north-east coast from the Bay of Castellammare round to Catania is an endless succession of orchards, in which oranges, citrons and lemons alternate with olives, almonds, pomegranates, figs, carob trees, pistachios, mulberries and vines.

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  • The civil war that followed his death, the endless revolutions of Agrigentum, where the weaker side did not scruple to call in Christian help, hindered any real Saracen occupation of eastern Sicily.

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  • This opinion will be endorsed by any European who reads through the book with an impartial spirit and some knowledge of the language, without taking into account the tiresome effect of its endless iterations.

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  • The procedure in scientific excavation is directed to collecting and interpreting all the information that can he obtained from the excavation as to the history and nature of the site explored, be it town, temple, house, cemetery or individual grave, wasting no evidence that results from it touching the endless problems which scientific archaeology affordswhether in regard to arts and crafts, manners and customs, language, history or beliefs.

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  • Another, of the Eloquent Peasant whose ass had been stolen, was only a framework to the rhetoric of endless petitions.

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  • Therefore he seems to me a very foolish man, and very wretched, who will not increase his understanding while he is in the world, and ever wish and long to reach that endless life where all shall be made clear.

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  • Figures of the Virgin and Child, of the apostles and evangelists, the fathers of the Church, the saints and martyrs, with illustrations of sacred history and the Apocalypse, were supplied in endless repetition to satisfy the cravings of a pious and simple-minded people.

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  • Like other masterpieces, they suggest much more than they clearly express, and endless meanings have been, rightly or wrongly, read into them by posterity.

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  • Middleton, with Archbishop Sharp, misgoverned the country, established a high court of commission, exiled the fiercest preachers to Holland, whence they worked endless mischief by agitation and a war of pamphlets; irritated the Covenanting shires, Fife and the south-west, by quartering troops on them to exact fines for Nonconformity, and so caused, during a war with Holland, the Pentland Rising (November 1666).

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  • The Jacobites surrounding James in Rome never ceased to weave at the endless tissue of their plot, but in Scotland nothing more substantial than the drinking of loyal healths was done, between the flight of Lockhart of Carnwath, the manager of the party, and the years of 1737-1744.

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

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  • The amir's factories at Kabul for arms and ammunition are said to turn out about 20,000 cartridges and 15 rifles daily, with 2 guns per week; but-the arms thus produced are very heterogeneous, and the different varieties of cartridge used would cause endless complications.

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  • Rabus loc. cit.) would be endless.

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  • The six independent quantities, or co-ordinates, which serve to specify the position of a rigid body in space may of course be chosen in an endless variety of ways.

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  • These co-ordinates may be chosen in an endless variety of ways, but their number is determinate, and expresses the number of degrees of freedom of the system.

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  • Such screws are commonly called endless screws.

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  • The ordinary position of a pair of endless screws is with their axes at right angles to each other.

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  • To make the teeth of a pair of endless screws fit correctly and work smoothly, a hardened steel screw is made of the figure of the smaller screw, with its thread or threads notched so as to form a cutting tool; the larger screw, or wheel, is cast approximately of the required figure; the larger screw and the steel screw are fitted up in their proper relative position, and made to rotate in contact with each other by turning the steel screw, which cuts the threads of the larger screw to their true figure.

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  • Wrapping connectors for communicating continuous motion are endless.

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  • The length L of an endless belt connecting a pair of pulleys whose effective radii are r,, r,, with parallel axes whose distance apart is c, is given by the following formulae, in each of which the first term, containing the radical, expresses the length of the straight parts of the belt, and the remainder of the formula the length of the curved parts.

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  • The term is used in Bombay, Madras and Bengal to denote a considerable number of castes of moderate respectability, the higher of whom are considered ` clean ' Sudras, while the precise status of the lower is a question which lends itself to endless controversy."In northern and north-western India, on the other hand," the grade next below the twice-born rank is occupied by a number of castes from whose hands Brahmans and members of the higher castes will take water and certain kinds of sweetmeats.

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  • 46-48," He who does not willingly cause the pain of confinement and death to living beings, but desires the good of all, obtains endless bliss.

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  • The Rajputs with all their endless ramifications form a large portion of the population.

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  • In this new form of bobbin, the armature consisted of a ring of iron wire wound over with an endless coil of wire and connected to a commutator consisting of copper bars insulated from one another.

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  • The sheets were severed by knives placed on the cylinders, and when cut were carried by grippers and tapes; and delivery was made by means of automatic metal fingers fixed upon endless belts at such distances apart as to seize each sheet in succession as it left the last printing cylinder.

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  • The number of works dealing with primitive religion is endless.

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  • From these fragments we learn that the beginning or first principle (apxii, a word which, it is said, he was the first to use) was an endless, unlimited mass (i.irecpov), subject to neither old age nor decay, and perpetually yielding fresh materials for the series of beings which issued from it.

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  • Such time as the officials could spare from the main object of enriching themselves by extortion and corruption was given up to endless official and religious ceremonies and to petty disputes of etiquette and precedence.

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  • They have advice for every contingency in life, and can say with precision when a man has been defiled, and how he may be cleansed again; they possess an endless stock of formulae for prayer, and of sentences which serve for l~rotection against evil spirits and may be turned to purposes of magic.

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  • But, above all, the Greek cities with their endless feuds and violent internal factions, were incessant in their appeals for intervention.

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  • The uses to which all the parts and products of the bamboo are applied in Oriental countries are almost endless.

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  • The wealth of crystals is, however, surprising, and these are of endless variety and fantastic beauty.

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  • In the preface to his fifth book he excuses his trenching on the region of political history on the ground of his desire to spare his readers the disgust which perusal of the endless disputes of the bishops could not fail to excite, and in that to his sixth book he prides himself on never having flattered even the orthodox bishops.

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  • The sentences soon attained immense popularity, ultimately becoming the text-book in almost every theological school, and giving rise to endless commentaries, over 180 of these being written in England.

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  • The death of Gall and other powerful friends, however, exposed him to bitter enmity and persecution from about 1812, and he had to answer endless accusations in the consistorial courts.

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  • In later installations, under the 1895 patent, the anodes are placed horizontally on a porous tray resting within the solution above an endless silver band revolving, also horizontally, over rollers placed near the ends of a long shallow tank.

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  • Equestrian seals of barons and knights; the seals of ladies of rank; the armorial seals of the gentry; and the endless examples, chiefly of private seals, with devices of all kinds, sacred and profane, ranging from the finely engraved work of art down to the roughly cut merchant's mark of the trader and the simple initial letfer of the yeoman, typical of the time when everybody had his seal.

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  • It has been the theme of endless critical rhapsodies, among which that of Pater is perhaps the most imaginative as it is the best known.

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  • Among the Franciscans themselves it has been the occasion of endless strife, and has been kept alive only by dint of successive reforms and fresh starts, each successful for a time, but doomed always, sooner or later, to yield to the inexorable logic of facts.

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  • His guardians, Cardinal Bak6cz and Count George of Brandenburg-Anspach, shamefully neglected him, squandered the royal revenues and distracted the whole kingdom with their endless dissensions.

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  • Even their trivialities have their use; their endless anecdotes respecting the personal habits of the subjects of their biographies, if valueless to the historian, are most acceptable to the archaeologist, and not unimportant to the economist and moralist.

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  • In January 1873 the party got among the endless spongy jungle on the east of Lake Bangweulu, Livingstone's object being to go round by the south and away west to find the "fountains."

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  • A pulley carried on a rotating shaft and connected to another pulley on a second shaft by an endless band consisting of a flat belt, rope, chain or similar connector serves for the transmission of power from the one shaft to the other and is known as a driving pulley; while combinations of pulleys or "sheaves," mounted in fixed or movable frames or "blocks," constitute mechanisms used to facilitate the raising of heavy weights.

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  • In English practice there are as many separate endless ropes as there are pairs of grooves in the two pulleys to be connected, but in cases of American practice the rope is continuously wound round the two pulleys, and the free end passes over a pulley mounted on a movable weighted carriage to adjust the tension.

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  • An endless chain B, passing through guides C and D, encircles these pulleys and the single loose pulley E of the lower block, as indicated.

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  • With this arrangement a single revolution of the upper sheave causes the endless chain to wind up the chain on one side by an amount irD, and to unwind an amount Ord on the other side, and in consequence the lower sheave is raised by 7r(D - d)/2.

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  • An objection to this form of block is the great length of the endless chain, which may drag on the ground and pick up dirt and grit, and thereby interfere with the smooth working of the mechanism.

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  • The principle of reason and consequent, the necessity of thinking each given fact of perception as conditioned, impels understanding towards an endless series of identical propositions, the records of successive comparisons and abstractions.

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  • The gently rolling prairie surface is diversified by an endless succession of broad plains, isolated hills and ridges, and moderate valleys.

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  • It crops out in the bluffs in endless quantities, and is easily worked.

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  • Into the endless skirmishes and negotiations which followed the raising of the question of Toulouse it would be fruitless to enter.

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  • A belief spread in England that Marlborough wished the endless prolongation of the war for his own selfish ends.

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  • " The attempt to conceive it is like the attempt positively to conceive immensity or eternity: we are involved in an endless, ultimately incomprehensible, regress.

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  • As no regular budget was attempted, as accounts were not kept, and as audit was unknown, the opportunities for fraud and embezzlement were endless.

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  • "The Lapps," says Castren, "have had the misfortune to come into close contact with foreign races while their language was yet in its tenderest infancy, and consequently it has not only adopted an endless number of foreign words, but in many grammatical aspects fashioned itself after foreign models."

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  • The island was first made known to " the world " by this book and by the sketch of Unno von Troil, a Swede, who accompanied Sir Joseph Banks to Iceland in 1772, and afterwards wrote a series of " letters " on the land and its literature, &c. This tour was the forerunner of " an endless series of " travels," of which those of Sir W.

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  • All classes delight in hearing or intoning the endless romances which celebrate the feats of their national heroes; for every true Serb lives as much in the past as in the present, and medieval wars still constantly furnish themes of new legends and ballads.

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  • His plans for remodelling Europe had a certain generosity and grandeur; but internal difficulties forced him into endless manoeuvre and temporization, which led to his ruin.

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  • Early man, living in a state of endless warfare, naturally believes that his gods also have their battles.

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  • Heaven and Earth, united in an endless embrace, produced children which never saw the light.

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  • Extensive miniature woods of heaths are found in almost endless variety and covered throughout the greater part of the year with innumerable blossoms in which red is very prevalent.

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  • After endless intrigues, however, the duke, hemmed in by three different armies, had in his turn to submit (788), and all Italy was now subject to Charlemagne.

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  • Thus the Fetkoopers (Fatmongers) of Oostergoo had endless feuds with the Schieringers (Eelfishers) of Westergoo.

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  • whose sons fought among themselvesand the endless conflicts between Leon and Castile, rendered the only formidable Christian kingdom powerless.

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  • All business was conducted by correspondence, and with a final reference to the king, and the result was naturally endless delay.

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  • But originally they existed in infinitesimally small fragments of themselves, endless in number and inextricably combined throughout the universe.

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  • Applying the same method of careful observation to the sun and planets, and later to some of the constellations and to many of the fixed stars, it will be apparent that the body of observations noted must have grown in the course of time to large and indeed to enormous proportions, and correspondingly the interpretations assigned to the nearly endless variations in the phenomena thus observed.

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  • While in a general way the reign of law and order in the movements of the heavenly bodies was recognized, and indeed must have exercised an influence at an early period in leading to the rise of a methodical divination that was certainly of a much higher order than the examination of an animal's liver, yet the importance that was laid upon the endless variations in the form of the phenomena and the equally numerous apparent deviations from what were regarded as normal conditions, prevented for a long time the rise of any serious study of astronomy beyond what was needed for the purely practical purposes that the priests as "inspectors" of the heavens (as they were also the "inspectors" of the sacrificial livers) had in mind.

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  • The changes in the colour and forms of flowers thus produced are endless.

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  • In 1185 the Normans of Sicily took Thessalonica after a ten days' siege, and perpetrated endless barbarities, of which Eustathius, then bishop of the see, has left an account.

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  • For some three years the negotiations went on, but at last after endless parleying, on the 9th of April 1609, a truce for twelve years was concluded.

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  • And there is no originality in it; only endless permutations and combinations of doctrines already known and accepted.

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  • She inclined her head to indicate the endless sand, broken only by an occasional yucca or chickweed.

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  • The choices are endless, the hunt so exciting.

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  • The possibilities are endless!

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  • "Possibilities... Endless," is the slogan on the state's license plates.

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  • I'm sure some trusting farm folk will leave a door unlocked or a window open for my pleasure, for my endless possibilities.

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  • It would be endless torture for Deidre.

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  • Rolling away from him, she sorted through endless subjects before finally falling asleep.

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  • Death had her pick of badasses from every generation of man and creature, and she wooed every one with the promise of endless riches and the ability to leave when they chose.

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  • Dean never ceased to marvel at the difference of high mountain snow from the heavy, wet precipitation of the East and the endless problems it caused with man and auto.

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  • By the time he chose a car and waited at endless sets of lights, it would have taken longer to drive than using vampire speed.

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  • Nights were sleepless bouts of coughing, and days were endless hours of work.

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  • "You may have endless energy as a dead man, but I don't," she told him.

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  • The stars didn't shine quite so bright in the immortal world, and the sky didn't seem as endless.

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  • And yet, like an unruly child, she had rebelled, causing him endless worry and stress.

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  • He let the conversation digress into endless discussions about "character."

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  • Together, they provide all the characters and props children need to invent endless adventures.

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  • Now in the war's aftermath they had masses of redundant aircraft with a seemingly endless supply of spares.

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  • The filter then becomes an endless source of calm, clean air.

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  • Another source of endless amusement to us greenkeeping folk is the quality of ladies ' golf.

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  • Or try Wordsmith, which will generate endless anagrams for you.

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  • babble endless nonsense.

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  • Balloon animals, balloon bouquets, balloon animals, balloon bouquets, balloon decorations - the uses of balloons at a party are endless.

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  • We drew lots of blanks, went up endless blind alleys.

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  • blooming flowers in an endless array.

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  • In contrast to the Windsor's who expect and demand seemingly endless bowing and scraping.

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  • He has the vampire buster yellow robes seen in Mr Vampire, and a seemingly endless supply of magic swords.

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  • PUNCTUALITY: Always punctual, organized, has endless capos, plectrums, leads and fx pedals.

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  • No point endless green tomato chutney for peeps that can't stand the sight of the stuff.

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  • The film is erotic, dangerous and features sumptuous cinematography, as each frame features an endless amount of detail.

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  • Endless days in the white marble colonnades of Heaven, endless kneeling to the Emperor, endless loss, endless nothingness.

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  • comedynation's corner theaters attracted 85 million people a week for 25-cent viewings of an endless array of cheery musicals and screwball comedies.

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  • commissar of the 60th army reported 17,000 liberated prisoners; he saw " endless human masses " of released prisoners.

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  • These are a few of the endless items we can beautifully decorate inside a balloon.

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  • balloon animals, balloon bouquets, balloon decorations - the uses of balloons at a party are endless.

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  • defenseless animals, you leave endless suffering in your wake!

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  • Writing, deals with alienation provided by language; or what may be called the endless delirium of language.

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  • dingbat fonts will provide an almost endless source and variety of material.

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  • A bizarre LP which causes endless distress in our house.

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  • The wreck diver may get bored with endless soft corals however beautiful they are.

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  • drives the helpline crazy with endless questions about problems like dropping crumbs down the keyboard.

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  • dryalt water never properly dries out, the list is endless.

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  • easy reach will be spoilt with the endless shores of the Algarve.

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  • electronic publishingus, " the possibilities are endless " for electronic scholarly publishing (" Recent Trends " ).

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  • There are seemingly endless shots of the inside of bars, which pan around to show people dancing.

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  • The freedoms of our present society allow an almost endless variety of lifestyles.

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  • In fact the range of things you can do with an image in digital form is virtually endless.

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  • Feeling his way along the rough walls, he made his way down the apparently endless slope.

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  • Sony Ericsson T300 - ... full-color display enhances the image of your phone and makes the possibilities to customize your phone practically endless.

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  • This would mean setting the stage for a fresh period of turmoil and a potentially endless succession of wars.

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  • Conclusions The flexibility of the Microcosm model makes the possibilities endless.

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  • endless repetition?

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  • endless stream of lives; in fact, there are several unique ways in which you can cause him to die.

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  • endless possibilities pending on the style of your Wedding.

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  • endless fascination for him.

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  • endless succession of wars.

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  • endless speculation is possible about the role these fascinating stones played in the life of the Neolithic people.

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  • The list of American style goodies to start the day seems endless.

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  • The list of deficits that impact upon them can appear endless, although not all will show all deficits.

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  • As soon as you start looking at individual cases, the process can become endless.

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  • Endless variety makes Angus a haven for the outdoor enthusiasts.

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  • They are designed to sound tough while imposing no constraint on his ability to ride an endless escalator of taxing and spending.

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  • The songs atrophied until they were flimsy excuses for endless displays of guitar prowess.

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  • On the horizon you could see an endless expanse of emptiness.

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  • It was always the same, she was an endless fascination for him.

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  • It is all about flavor, and vinaigrettes provide the perfect backdrop for endless flavor combinations.

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  • Not only that, you will save £ ' s on needless crashes and prevent endless frustration.

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  • garbed men marching through endless corridors seems very Kafka!

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