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  • The battle of Lund was, relatively to the number engaged, one of the bloodiest engagements of modern times.

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  • And reciprocally, whatever may be the absolute rights of the ecclesiastical society over the appointment of its dignitaries, the administration of its property, and the government of its adherents, the exercise of these rights is limited and restricted by the stable engagements and concessions of the concordatory pact, which bind the head of the church with regard to the nations.

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  • On sea the Athenians, after two minor engagements, gained a decisive victory which enabled them to blockade Aegina.

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  • Burton was the scene of several engagements in the Civil War, when its large trade in clothing and alabaster was practically ruined.

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  • He returned on the 19th of April, and on the 23rd was sent to Oxfordshire to prevent a junction between Charles and Prince Rupert, in which he succeeded after some small engagements and the storming of Blechingdon House.

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  • He is obliged to give a guarantee for the fulfilment of his engagements.

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  • In February 1831 these provinces rose, raised the red, white and green tricolor (which henceforth took the place of the Carbonarist colors as the Italian flag), and shook off the papal yoke with surprising ease.1 At Parma too there was an outbreak and a demand for the constitution; Marie Louise could not grant it because of her engagements with Austria, and, therefore, abandoned her dominions.

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  • By the seizure and sale of Church lands, by th sale of state railways, by economy to the bone and on onc supreme occasion by an appeal to taxpayers to advance a years quota of the land-tax, he had met the most pressing engagements of that troublous period.

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  • de Giers in October 1891, when the Russian statesman was apprised of the entirely defensive nature of Italian engagements under the triple alliance.

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  • While engagements contracted by Depretis in regard to public works had more than ~n1anciaj neutralized the normal increase of revenue from taxation, the whole credit of the state had been affected by the severe economic and financial crises of the years 1889-1893.

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  • Never would he retire to rest until he had fulfilled his definite engagements to those who had served him.

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  • 1 In February 1566 Bothwell, in spite of his previous matrimonial engagements - and he had also been united by "handfasting" to Janet Betoun of Cranstoun Riddell - married Jane, daughter of George Gordon, 4th earl of Huntly.

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  • He participated with his regiment in various engagements during General Don Carlos Buell's campaigns in Kentucky and Tennessee in 1862 and 1863; took part in General W.

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  • This step paralysed the movements of Colonel Vassos, who after a few slight engagements with the Turks remained practically inactive in the interior.

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  • The powers, however, reiterated their decision to maintain the status quo, and increased their military and naval forces; the Greek flag was hauled down at Canea and Candia, and some desultory engagements with the insurgents took place, the international troops co-operating with the native gendarmerie.

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  • The house of Holkar remained faithful to its engagements with the British government, and its position as a feudatory of the empire was maintained.

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  • His first French play, Les Engagements du hasard, was acted in 1647.

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  • The fall in prices was aggravated, first by the unpropitious weather and deficient harvest of the years 1816, 1817, and still more by the passing in 181 9 of the bill restoring cash payments, which, coming into operation in 1821, caused serious embarrassment to all persons who had entered into engagements at a depreciated currency, which had now to be met with the lower prices of an enhanced one.

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  • The Bourbons of Naples had broken their treaty engagements with Napoleon, though in this matter they were perhaps as much sinned against as sinning.

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  • With his Palmyrene troops, 4 strengthened by what was left of the Roman army corps, he took the offensive against Shapur, defeated him at Ctesiphon, and in a series of brilliant engagements won back the East for Rome.

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  • During the latter part of the War of Independence Peekskill was an important outpost of the Continental Army, and in the neighbourhood several small engagements were fought between American and British scouting parties.

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  • to become a candidate for the throne of Poland; for the engagements into which he entered in order to secure the support of the emperor Charles VI.; for the shameless and ill-timed tergiversations of Saxony during the wars of the Austrian Succession; for the intrigues which entangled the electorate in the alliance against Frederick the Great, which led to the Seven Years' War; and for the waste and want of foresight which left the country utterly unprepared to resist the attack of the king of Prussia.

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  • In spite of his numerous engagements, Burnell found time to aggrandize his bishopric, to provide liberally for his nephews and other kinsmen, and to pursue his cherished but futile aim of founding a great family.

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  • In the early periods of the history of other countries this seems to have been the case even where the dog was esteemed and valued, and had become the companion, the friend and the defender of man and his home; and in the and century of the Christian era Arrian wrote that "there is as much difference between a fair trial of speed in a good run, and ensnaring a poor animal without an effort, as between the secret piratical assaults of robbers at sea and the victorious naval engagements of the Athenians at Artemisium and at Salamis."

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  • The nature of the engagements to go and work on the plantations was not fully explained to them, and they were hired for periods exceeding the legal term.

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  • The dissertation, written mostly in ill-health and in snatches of time taken from his parliamentary engagements, was published in 1831.

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  • But after a series of stubbornly contested engagements, the Austrian general, Philippovic, entered Serajevo on the 19th of August, and ended the campaign on the 10th of September, by the capture of Bihac in the north-west, and of Klobuk in Herzegovina.

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  • In order to assist the young kingdom of Bulgaria, which could only with great difficulty and with much damage to its resources have found means to indemnify Turkey for this serious breach of treaty engagements, the Russian government intervened, and proposed as compensation to the Turkish government the deferment for forty years of the annual payment (£T350,000) of the 1877 war indemnity.

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  • After a series of indecisive engagements Venice broke from the league and, under the mediation of France, concluded a treaty with the Porte practically on the basis of uti possidetis (March 7, 1 573).

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  • In spite of the emperor Alexander's engagements to the Grand Alliance and the ideal of European peace, this was no easy matter; for the murder of the patriarch was but the culmination of a whole series of grievances accumulated since the Treaty of Bucharest.

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  • engagements were binding, and then proceeded to abrogate this particular engagement.

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  • interested had arrived at an understanding as to the modifications to be introduced in the treaty, and by a convention concluded with Turkey on the 4th of June 1878 England had undertaken to defend the Asiatic dominions of the sultan by force of arms, provided that his majesty carried out all the necessary reforms, to be agreed upon later, and assigned to England the island of Cyprus, which was however to be restored if Turkey fulfilled her engagements as to reforms and if Russia gave back to her Kars, Ardahan and Batum.

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  • Peace once restored, some attempt was made by Turkey in the direction of complying with her engagements to institute reform.

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  • Davout, however, had left a garrison of 1800 men in Regensburg, who delayed the junction of the Austrian wings until the 10th inst., and on the same day the emperor, having now reunited his whole right wing and centre, overwhelmed the covering detachments facing him in a long series of disconnected engagements lasting forty-eight hours, and the archduke now found himself in danger of being forced back into the Danube.

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  • Napoleon, however, failed to allow for the psychology of his opponents, who, utterly indifferent to the sacrifice of life, refused to be drawn into engagements to support an advance or to extricate a rearguard, and steadily withdrew from every position when the French gained touch with them.

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  • Wellington now assumed the offensive, and, in a series of engagements, drove the French back (Aug.

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  • On the i i th and 12th of Battles December there were engagements of a less severe before character, and finally on the 13th of December Soult B, or Battles ayonne of with 35,000 men made a vehement attack up the the Nive, right bank of the Nive against Hill, who with about Dec. 10-13, 14,000 men occupied some heights from Villefranque 1813.

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  • Their bands under Ignaty Malchewsky, Michael Pac and Prince Charles Radziwill ravaged the land in every direction, won several engagements over the Russians, and at last, utterly ignoring the king, sent envoys on their own account to the principal European powers.

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  • During his two and a half years of service under Cochrane, the young midshipman witnessed more than fifty engagements, and had much experience of service on the coast of Spain in the early stage of the Peninsular War, in the attack on the French squadron in the Roads (April 1809) and in the Walcheren expedition.

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  • After several preliminary engagements Sherman on the 26th and 27th of June made repeated unsuccessful attempts to drive the Confederates from their defences at Kenesaw Mountain; he then resorted to a flanking movement which forced the Confederate general to retire (July 2) toward Atlanta.

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  • Carinus was successful in several engagements, and at the battle on the Margus (Morava), according to one account, the valour of his troops had gained the day, when he was assassinated by a tribune whose wife he had seduced.

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  • The garrison, though already weakened by privation and sickness, made a stubborn resistance, and after one of the fiercest engagements of the war, repulsed the attack at Caesar's Camp and Wagon Hill with severe loss to the enemy, itself having 500 casualties.

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  • The district contains several old hill forts, the scenes of many engagements during the Mahratta wars.

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  • Of the last two engagements he wrote accounts, viz.

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  • The war ended, after many indecisive engagements, in 1468, through the intervention of Pope Paul II.

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  • Sheik Mubarak and his allies continued their advance, defeated Ibn Rashid in two engagements on the 22nd of July and the 26th of September 1904, and drove him back on his capital, Hail.

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  • On his death several claimants disputed the succession; ultimately his son Fesal was recognized by the British government, and was granted a subsidy from British-Indian revenues, in consideration of which he engaged not to cede any of his territory without the consent of the British government; similar engagements have been entered into by the tribes who occupy the south coast from the borders of Oman westward to the straits of Bab-el-Mandeb.

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  • This and two other engagements as a teacher of mathematics secured him an income of some £400 a year.

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  • In the greater politics of Germany, Baden, between 1850 and 1866, was a consistent supporter of Austria; and in the war of 1866 her contingents, under Prince William, had two sharp engagements with the Prussian army of the Main.

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  • During the campaign of 1866 he received the command of an army consisting of four army corps; he was assisted by General von Blumenthal, as chief of the staff, but took a very active part in directing the difficult operations by which his army fought its way through the mountains from Silesia to Bohemia, fighting four engagements in three days, and showed that he possessed genuine military capacity.

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  • Jehan Parisot de la Valette had participated in the defence of Rhodes, and in many naval engagements.

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  • Nevertheless, they harassed Turkish commerce and made booty in minor engagements throughout the 16th and 18th centuries, and they took part as an allied Christian power in the great victory of Lepanto.

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  • The obligations involved in the act of homage were more general than those associated with the oath of fealty, but they provided a strong moral sanction for more specific engagements.

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  • He served in the armies of Belgium, Portugal and Spain, distinguishing himself in many engagements.

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  • Jagerndorf suffered severely during the Thirty Years' War, and was the scene of engagements between the Prussians and Austrians in May 1745 and in January 1779.

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  • These were dealt with in a series of engagements, but it was not till June 1899 that Colonel J.

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  • On the 1st of September, however, Khosrev succeeded in effecting a junction with Ibrahim off Budrun, and two indecisive engagements followed with the united Greek fleet on the 5th and loth.

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  • History has 1 Pretficz won no fewer than 70 engagements over the Tatars.

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  • The visit of the allied sovereigns to England and the pressing engagements of the emperor Alexander and Lord Castlereagh delayed the congress until the autumn, when all Europe sent its representatives to accept the hospitality of the impoverished but magnificent Austrian court.

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  • About 1689 his health, never very strong, began to fail seriously and he gradually withdrew from his public engagements, ceasing his communications to the Royal Society, and advertising his desire to be excused from receiving guests, "unless upon occasions very extraordinary," on Tuesday and Friday forenoon, and Wednesday and Saturday afternoon.

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  • The pastor is paid for his pastoral work, and receives his Sunday fee just as a stranger does; his Sundays from home he fills up at the request of deacons of other churches, and it is a breach of connexional etiquette for a minister to apply for engagements, no matter how many unfilled Sundays he may have.

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  • Deacons and preachers make engagements seven or eight years in advance.

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  • On the 7th of October the various divisions concentrated at Bressuire, took Chatillon after two bloody engagements, and defeated the Vendeans at Cholet, Beaupreau and La Trem blaye.

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  • in 1740 Fleury by a diplomatic quibble found an excuse for repudiating his engagements, when he found the party of war supreme in the king's counsels.

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  • The transformation was complete in 174 B.C., when Tiberius Sempronius Gracchus, after the conquest of Sardinia, placed in the temple of Matuta a map commemorative of the campaign, containing a plan of the island and the various engagements.

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  • C. In the first part of the action Greene was successful Eutaw after a desperate conflict; in the pursuit, however, P P > > Springs the Americans failed to dislodge the British from a stone house which they held, and their severe loss in both engagements was over 500 men.

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  • He was present at all the engagements fought during 1792-1794, especially distinguishing himself at the battle of Raclawice, when he was General Rymkiewicz's adjutant.

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  • Other cases of regulation by treaty are certain contractual engagements which have been entered into by states for the preservation of the status quo of other states and territories.

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  • - During the Thirty Years' War the neighbourhood of Freiburg was the scene of a series of engagements between the French under Louis de Bourbon, duc d'Enghien (afterwards called the great Conde), and Henri de la Tour d'Auvergne, vicomte de Turenne, and the Bavarians and Austrians commanded by Franz, Freiherr von Mercy.

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  • In 1294, and again in 1303, they laid themselves under an obligation, previously to the election, to subscribe to the political engagements which each promised rigorously to observe in the event of his becoming pope.

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  • In general, these engagements bore upon the limitation of the number of cardinals, the prohibition to nominate new ones without previous notification to the Sacred College, the sharing between the cardinals and the pope of certain revenues specified by a bull of Nicholas IV., and the obligatory consultation of the consistories for the principal acts of the temporal and spiritual government.

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  • During the great trade "boom" of 1905 there was a good deal of buying by exporters in advance of their indents because manufacturers continued to contract engagements which threatened to exclude dilatory buyers.

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  • The fort and the settlement were named in honour of General William Jenkins Worth (1794-1849), a native of Hudson, New York, who served in the War of 1812, commanded the United States forces against the Seminole Indians in 1841-1842, served under both General Taylor and General Scott in the Mexican War, distinguishing himself at Monterey (where he earned the brevet of major-general) and in other engagements, and later commanded the department of Texas.

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  • The De jure praedae further demonstrates that Grotius was originally determined to this subject, not by any speculative intellectual interest, but by a special occasion presented by his professional engagements.

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  • Their engagements usually lasted through life, but sometimes only for a specified period or during the continuance of specified circumstances, and they were always ratified by oath, occasionally reduced to writing in the shape of a solemn bond and often sanctified by their reception of the Eucharist together.

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  • It seems likely enough therefore that there should grow up bodies of knights banded together by engagements of fidelity, although free from monastic obligations; wearing a uniform or livery, and naming themselves after some special symbol or some patron saint of their adoption.

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  • Three engagements, on the 10th of August, 11th of September and 28th of September, led to no decisive result.

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  • Here he continued his multifarious labours; but the church seems to have decreased, and his many engagements and bulky correspondence interfered seriously with his pulpit work, and with the discipline of his academy, where he had some 200 students to whom he lectured on philosophy and theology in the mathematical or Spinozistic style.

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  • In 1807 several engagements took place in the vicinity between the French and Russians.

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  • Bergen (formerly Bjørgvin) was founded by King Olaf Kyrre in 1070-1075, and rapidly grew to importance, the Byfjord becoming the scene of several important engagements in the civil wars of subsequent centuries.

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  • The Jesuits resisted the transference, and it was only after several engagements that they were defeated by the combined forces of Spain and Portugal.

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  • Varinius followed, but was defeated in several engagements and narrowly escaped being taken prisoner.

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  • Annual engagements are entered into by the cultivators, under a system of pecuniary advances, to sow a certain quantity of land with poppy, and the whole produce in the form of opium is delivered to government at a fixed rate.

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  • This was partly due to the fact that the Saxons had not, like the other German confederations, aduke who, whenbeaten, could be held responsible for the engagements forced upon him as the representative of his subjects.

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  • For fifty years the main efforts of Louis were directed to defending his kingdom from the inroads of his Slavonic neighbors, and his detachment from the rest of the Empire necessitated by these constant engagements towards the east, gradually gave both him and his subjects a distinctive character, which was displayed and emphasized when, in ratifying an alliance with his half-brother, the West-Frankish king, Charles the Bald, the oath was sworn in different tongues.

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  • At the beginning of 1849 it was the scene of several engagements between the Austrians and Hungarians; and later in the year it was several times taken and retaken by the Russians and Hungarians.

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  • Turkey agreed to do this, but the insurgents required a guarantee from the Powers that Turkey would keep her engagements.

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  • The British were the one power in India that was too strong for him, and as soon as he realized that fact he was unwaveringly loyal to his engagements with them.

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  • The khalifas army, reduced to an insignificant number, after several unsuccessful engagements withdrew to the west of the Nile, where it was attacked, on the 24th of November 1899, after a forced march by Colonel Wingate, and annihilated.

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  • Syria was immediately overrun by Saif addaula, but he was defeated by KafUr in two engagements, and was compelled to recognize the overlordship of the Egyptian viceroy.

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  • The Carmathians were gradually forced to retreat from Egypt and then from Syria by some successful engagements, and by the judicious use of bribes, whereby dissension was sown among their leaders.

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  • After a short time he returned at the head of an army, and some engagements ensued, in the last of which Shirkas Bey met his end by drowning; Dhul-Fiqar was himself assassinated in.

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  • Similar declarations and engagements were made by Germany, Austria and Italy.

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  • Frederick, son of Christian of Augustenburg, ref using to be bound by his father's engagements, entered Holstein and, supported by the Estates and the German diet, proclaimed himself duke.

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  • Nine general engagements were fought with varying fortunes, though the place and date of two of them have not been recorded.

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  • Belisarius, despatched from Constantinople with a large fleet and army, landed without opposition, and destroyed the barbarian power in two engagements.

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  • He made some engagements with publishers, though no one would take Sartor Resartus, and returned to Craigenputtock in the spring of 1832.

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  • This killed the trade at Muscat; the French Government, who had claimed that the Sultan's proclamation was inconsistent with his treaty engagements with them, accepted the accomplished fact with good grace after lengthy diplomatic negotiations, and the trade was by 1913 almost dead, except at the N.

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  • In co-operation with Hoche and the army of the Moselle, Pichegru, now general of division and in command of the army of the Rhine, had to reconquer Alsace and to reorganize the disheartened troops of the republic. They succeeded; Pichegru made use of the élan of his soldiers to win innumerable small engagements, and with Hoche forced the lines of Haguenau and relieved Landau.

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  • It was found impossible, after many interviews, to obtain from Habibullah his consent to any addition to or variation of the terms of the assurance given by the British government in 1880, with which he professed himself entirely satisfied, so that the treaty finally settled in March 1905 went no further than a formal confirmation of all engagements previously concluded with the amir's predecessor.

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  • Engagements, sometimes yearly, sometimes for a term of years, were entered into with the zamindars to pay a lump sum for the area over which they exercised control.

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  • For more than twenty years these temporary engagements continued, and received the sanction of Warren Hastings, the first titular governor-general of India.

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  • The Madras Government was accordingly instructed to enter into permanent engagements with zamindars, and, where no zamindars could be found, to create substitutes out of enterprising contractors.

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  • He is charged with being, under these orders, the only governor-general who diminished the area of British territory, and with violating engagements by abandoning the Rajput chiefs to the tender mercies of Holkar and Sindhia.

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  • An English squadron approached Naples and occupied the island of Procida, but after a few engagements with the Republican fleet commanded by Caracciolo, an ex-officer in the Bourbon navy, it was recalled to Palermo, as the Franco-Spanish fleet was expected.

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  • But no important engagements took place, and when Napoleon escaped from Elba, Murat suddenly returned to the allegiance of his old chief.

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  • Ferdinand succeeded in getting a reactionary ministry appointed, and dissolved parliament in May 1815, after concluding a treaty with Austria - now freed by Murat's defection from her engagements with him - for the recovery of his mainland dominions by means of an Austrian army paid for by himself.

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  • He was scarcely beyond the frontiers, however, before he repudiated his engagements, as exacted by force.

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  • He took part in all the principal engagements of the Great Northern War.

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  • It is unnecessary to trace in detail the gradual conquest of the islands, or the hundreds of engagements, often small, between the rebels and the Americans.

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  • Notwithstanding the rigour of the season, Harlan retraced his steps, and Nicephorus was compelled to observe his engagements.

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  • The engagements of the advisers were not renewed.

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  • It has been put forward by Russia in justification of her repudiation of the clauses of the Treaty of Paris neutralizing the Black Sea, and of her engagements as to Batoum contained in the Treaty of Berlin.

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  • The London protocol of 1871, with a view to prevent such abuses, lays down, perhaps a little too broadly, " that it is an essential principle of the law of nations that no power can liberate itself from the engagements of a treaty, nor modify the stipulations thereof, unless with the consent of the contracting powers, by means of an amicable arrangement."

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  • He also published, in 1891, Treaties, &c., concluded between Great Britain and Persia, and between Persia and Foreign Powers; and, in 1896, a similar work on treaties with China The treaties affecting British India are officially set out, with historical notes, in A Collection of Treaties, Engagements and Sannuds relating to India and Neighbouring Countries, by C. V.

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  • After several engagements the Neapolitans were forced to retire, and eventually agreed to the treaty of Casalanza by which Murat was to abandon the kingdom; but the Neapolitan officers retained their rank under Ferdinand IV.

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  • After a series of bloody engagements (Aug.

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  • Furthermore, they undertook the charge of private education, opening schools which displaced the medieval system of instruction, and taking engagements as tutors in the families of despots, noblemen and wealthy merchants.

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  • After the fall of the Western Empire in 476 there is no doubt that Childeric regarded himself as freed from his engagements towards Rome.

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  • After a series of successful engagements he accepted a bribe from the enemy to withdraw.

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  • Thus in 1907-1908, 1551 men were serving on a 12-year colour engagement, 24,856 on a term of 7 years colours and 5 reserve, 3589 on a 6 and 6 term, 3449 on 3 and 9 engagement, 45 2 9 for other terms, out of a total of 37,974 recruits or soldiers signing fresh engagements.

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  • He was one of the commission of six who drew up the "Confession of Faith" and the "First Book of Discipline," and during the struggle with Queen Mary was often employed on important engagements.

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  • Minor engagements, such as rearguard actions and holding attacks, have consequently often taken place about them, notably in the campaign of 1796-97.

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  • To ensure an income that would meet its foreign engagements, the government collected the nitrate and iodine taxes and import duties in gold.

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  • In the various engagements throughout the conflict more than r o,000 lives were lost, and the joint expenditure of the two governments on military preparations and the purchase of war material exceeded 10,000,000 sterling.

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  • Ali Murad reigned over Persia until 1785, and carried on a successful war with Aga Mahommed in Mazandaran, defeating him in several engagements, and occupying Teheran a,nd Sari.

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  • Reprisals and engagements followed with varied success; and the crown prince of Persia, after a demonstration in Shirvan, returned to Tabriz.

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  • vizier, Var Mahommed, had broken those engagements and pledges on the strength of which Fath Ali Shah had withdrawn his troops.

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  • Considerable delay ensued, but the outcome of the whole proceedings was not only acceptance but fulfilment of all the engagements contracted.

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  • He was present at the engagements of Larga and Kaluga, and at the storming of Silistria.

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  • Hostilities began in December 1880, and eventually a series of engagements ended in the rout (Feb.

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  • After the first engagements this resolution was further weakened; and when, after a British reverse at Ingogo (Feb.

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  • between 1803 and 1854 (Cape Blue Book, 1857); Engagements subsisting between (Great Britain) and any States or Native Tribes in S.

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  • The eldest of these, Count Antal (1676-1722), distinguished himself in the war against Rakoczy in 1703, but changed sides in 1704 and commanded the left wing of the Kuruczis at the engagements of Nagyszombat (1704) and Vereskii (1705).

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  • On the 22nd the first serious engagements took place in front of Adrianople.

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  • On its left the cavalry division, after several engagements on the 19th, 10th and 21st about Vaisa and Tashli-Muselim, found itself strongly opposed at and E.

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  • On the 27th the Bulgarian wheel began, but instead of its being carried out on a fixed pivot, the pivot itself was allowed to advance eastward, so that, instead of presenting a united line, the Bulgarians formed a loose echelon, left in advance, which led to successive instead of simultaneous engagements.

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  • Being transferred to the department of South-west Virginia, he fought a number of minor engagements in eastern Tennessee, and in January 1865 became secretary of war for the Confederate States.

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  • In the Civil War, Winchester, because of its position in the lower Shenandoah Valley, played a great part, and was several times the scene of engagements between the Union and Confederate forces - in 1862, Jackson's actions of Kernstown and Winchester; in the Gettysburg campaign, the capture of a Union garrison by Ewell (14-15 June 1863); and in Sheridan's campaign of 1864 the battle of Winchester or Opequon (Sept.

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  • The Dutch engaged the services of about fifty Englishmen under Captain John Underhill, a hero of the Pequot War, and in 1644 the Indians were defeated in several engagements, but a general peace with them was not established until the 30th of August 1645.

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  • In the state were fought some of the most important engagements of the war.

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  • The French government regarded the appointment of Palmerston as a certain sign of renewed hostilities, and they availed themselves of a despatch in which Palmerston had put forward the name of a Coburg prince as a candidate for the hand of the young queen of Spain, as a justification for a departure from the engagements entered into between M.

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  • Simultane of preference accorded to France could be opposed to that of Belgium; and on the 29th of April the French minister took note, in the name of the French government, of this interpretation of the right of preference, in so far as such interpretation was not contrary to pre-existing international engagements.

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  • The important engagements fought near the town on the 27th and 28th of June 1866 opened Bohemia to the victorious Prussians.

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  • The effect of these engagements at the very outset of the war, occurring as they did within Cape Colony, was to offer every inducement to a number of the frontier colonial Boers to join their kinsmen of the republics.

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  • final engagements were included between that prince and the British government.

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  • After several indecisive engagements, Caesar took the camp of Cassivelaunus, who was obliged to make peace on condition of paying tribute and giving hostages.

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  • By refusing supplies they would put it out of the kings power to fulfil his engagements to that army, anti it would immediately pursue its onward march to claim its rights.

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  • When the king of Spain actually died in 1700, William seemed to have no authority in England whatever; and Louis was therefore encouraged to break his engagements, and to accept the whole of the Spanish inheritance for his grandson, who became Philip V.

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  • The Liberals could see no more than that he appeared to be committed to international engagements, the logical outcome of which might beas an orator of the Opposition put itthat Cossacks would be encamped in Hyde Park for the purpose of overawing the House of Commons.

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  • Three years later these and various other engagements were consolidated into a systematic plan for the administration of the Baroda territory, under a prince with a revenue of three-quarters of a million sterling, perfectly independent in all internal matters, but practically kept on his throne by subsidiary British troops.

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  • He renewed his attack in the following year (1832), but after several minor engagements, in most of which he was successful, he was defeated (21st of July) at Wisconsin Heights on the Wisconsin river, opposite Prairie du Sac, by Michigan volunteers under Colonels Henry Dodge and James D.

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  • Notwithstanding his manifold engagements, he found time to attend to the tenderer affections; for it was during his residence at Strassburg that he married, in August 1540, Idelette de Bure, the widow of one Jean Stordeur of Liege, whom he had converted from Anabaptism.

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  • The principal engagements fought within the state were Camden (Aug.

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  • The practice of giving land as a beneficium to a grantee who swore personal allegiance to the grantor had persisted, and by his capitularies Charlemagne had made these personal engagements, these contracts of immunityhitherto not transferable, nor even for life, but quite conditionalregular, legal, even obligatory and almost indissoluble.

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  • He only let him depart when he had sworn in the treaty of Pronne to fulfil the engagements made at Conflans and Saint-Maur to assist in person at the subjugation of rebellious Liege, an.d to give Champagne as an appanage to his ally the duke of Berry.

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  • At all events, when the kingdom had been reconquered from the Spaniards and religious strife ended, in order to fulfil his engagements, Henry IV.

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  • He was present at the engagements of Hort and Hatvan, converted the doubtful fight of Tap16-Bicsk into a victory, and fought with irresistible elan at the bloody battle of Isaszeg.

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  • In the year 1635 he served under the prince of Orange in Holland, and fought with credit and received many wounds during engagements in the Low Countries and in Italy.

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  • Out of thirteen engagements he won eleven and lost two.

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  • During the revolution of 1842 Campeche was the scene of many engagements between the Mexicans and people of Yucatan.

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  • C. Tait, afterwards archbishop of Canterbury), with three other senior tutors, denounced it as "suggesting and opening a way by which men might violate their solemn engagements to the university."

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  • The frequent wars among them gave the pirates numerous opportunities of breaking their engagements, of which they never failed to take advantage.

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  • air-to-air aircraft engagements.

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  • An attestation made under this section shall be in accordance with standards for attestation made under this section shall be in accordance with standards for attestation engagements issued or adopted by the Board.

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  • Catering for every occasion including bar mitzvahs, anniversaries, birthdays, engagements, cocktail parties, receptions and dinners.

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  • Again, there were German air attacks and engagements with Italian destroyers and torpedo boats.

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  • To see Chris's speaking engagements, click here.

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  • foreword of the book, Biddy Chambers tells how the book is made up from selections from Oswald's various speaking engagements.

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  • Keywords can also fit well into speaking engagements scripts or audiotapes scripts as well as audience handouts.

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  • oratorio engagements in Britain and Germany as well as lots of auditions!

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  • repertoire spans 500 years, but specializes in costumed performances of 16th Century music, with some paid engagements.

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  • Gary is available for live presenting and awards hosting, as well as conference and after-dinner speaking engagements.

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  • His first free-lance engagements were with the Praetorius Consort with whom he both sang and played renaissance woodwind.

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  • After a series of victorious engagements he was taken prisoner and subjected to severe torture, which dislocated his limbs.

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  • Its rule was associated in the popular mind with severe administration; hostility to the democratic elements represented by Garibaldi, Crispi, Depretis and Bertani; ruthless imposition and collection of taxes in order to meet the financial engagements forced upon Italy by the vicissitudes of her Risorgimento; strong predilection for Piedmontese, Lombards and Tuscans, and a steady determination, not always scrupulous in its choice of means, to retain executive power and the most important administrative offices of the state for the consorteria, or close corporation, of its own adherents.

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  • Ignorant of the assurance conveyed to France by Lord Granville that the Gladstone cabinet would respect the engagements of the Beaconsfield-Salisbury administration, Cairoli, in deference to Italian public opinion, endeavoured to neutralize the activity of the French consul Roustan by the appointment of an equally energetic Italian consul, Macci.

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  • Various engagements were fought in the attempt to prevent this movement, including the actions of Farquhar's Farm and Nicholson's Nek on the 30th (see Transvaal).

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  • But Lukacs had no choice but to apply in the first instance to Mr Kossuth and his friends, and these, suspecting an intention of crushing their party by entrapping them into unpopular engagements, rejected his overtures.

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  • The French government - fearing to displease the other powers by following up its conquest, and hampered in particular by its engagements towards England, yet conscious that the only means of putting an end to the piracy was to remain - decided provisionally in favour of that intermediate system, called restricted occupation, which consisted in occupying merely the principal seaports and awaiting events.

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  • Several minor engagements with half-breeds or Indians preceded the final struggle at Batoche, where Gabriel Dumont, Riel's military lieutenant, had skilfully entrenched his forces.

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  • In 1189 Frederick Barbarossa of Germany sought and obtained leave to lead his troops on the third crusade through the Byzantine territory; but he had no sooner crossed the border than Isaac, who had meanwhile sought an alliance with Saladin, threw every impediment in his way, and was only compelled by force of arms to fulfil his engagements.

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  • Bergen (formerly Bjørgvin) was founded by King Olaf Kyrre in 1070-1075, and rapidly grew to importance, the Byfjord becoming the scene of several important engagements in the civil wars of subsequent centuries.

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  • He was joined by the Bructeri and other neighboring tribes, but being defeated by Petilius Cerealis (afterwards consular legate in Britain) at Vetera and in other engagements gave up the struggle and arranged a capitulation in AD.

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  • The peace of San Stefano violated the engagements made by Russia, and Andrassy was therefore compelled to ask for a credit of 60 million gulden and to mobilize a small portion of the army; the money was granted unanimously in the Hungarian Delegation, though the Magyars disliked a policy the object of which appeared to be not the defence of Turkey against Russia, but an agreement with Russia which would give Austria compensation at the expense of Turkey; in 1 See General Le Brun, Souvenirs militaires (1866-1870, Paris, 1895); also, Baron de Worms, op. cit., and the article on Beust.

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  • The difference proceeded almost to the point of war; but at the last moment Ranjit Singh gave way, and for the future faithfully observed his engagements with the British, whose rising power he was wise enough to gauge.

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  • had not fulfilled the engagements by which Frederick William's recognition of the Pragmatic Sanction had been secured, Prussia was freed from her obligation.

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  • In co-operation with Hoche and the army of the Moselle, Pichegru, now general of division and in command of the army of the Rhine, had to reconquer Alsace and to reorganize the disheartened troops of the republic. They succeeded; Pichegru made use of the élan of his soldiers to win innumerable small engagements, and with Hoche forced the lines of Haguenau and relieved Landau.

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  • To fulfil the engagements accepted in Berlin and the conditions under which independence had been granted to Servia, railways had to be constructed within a certain time, and the government had also to pay to the Turkish landlords in the newly acquired districts an equitable indemnity for their estates, which were divided among the peasants.

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  • The gazettes from which the old prince first heard of the defeat at Austerlitz stated, as usual very briefly and vaguely, that after brilliant engagements the Russians had had to retreat and had made their withdrawal in perfect order.

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  • Yesterday I learned that, despite the loyalty with which I have kept my engagements with Your Majesty, your troops have crossed the Russian frontier, and I have this moment received from Petersburg a note, in which Count Lauriston informs me, as a reason for this aggression, that Your Majesty has considered yourself to be in a state of war with me from the time Prince Kuragin asked for his passports.

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  • The choir 's repertoire spans 500 years, but specializes in costumed performances of 16th Century music, with some paid engagements.

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  • There are some specifically designed to be given for engagements.

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  • Length of Stay: Consider other obligations and engagements bear the time if your honeymoon to help accurately gauge just how long you and your sweetheart can stay in paradise.

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  • TT: I'd love to get my business to a point where I have the flexibility and freedom to travel, and continue my speaking engagements, and see more of the world.

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  • The source, who wasn't named, accused Kepcher or becoming a prima donna and considered non-work related duties such as public speaking engagements, more important than her job working for "The Donald."

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  • In addition to speaking engagements, Kepcher has written a book, Carolyn 101: Business Lessons from 'The Apprentice's' Straight Shooter and has agents handling her many media requests.

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  • When it comes to engagements though, he is old school all the way, asking Ashlee's father Joe for permission to marry his daughter before asking Ashlee herself.

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  • The Julia Roberts biography includes many celebrity relationships, including marriages and engagements.

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  • Colors may not be the best for business engagements, but if you're going to a social event, by all means, choose a suit that you feel best represents who you are.

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  • This might be more convenient for out-of-town guests or those with prior engagements who may still want to stop by for a quick hello.

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  • Disney theme parks are a great place to celebrate any special occasion: graduations, weddings, engagements, reunions, and other special moments.

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  • If you are a doctor that will be frequently visiting overseas for conferences and other engagements, it may be prudent to get a world phone, an unlocked phone, or even a dual SIM smartphone.

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  • Whatever the reason and skepticism aside, Matt has made a great impact on the Internet generation, and continues to do so with his speaking engagements and enduring online charm.

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  • Natural colors are best if you are hesitant about changing hair colors or if you need a more conservative look for work, school, or other social engagements.

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  • Punctuality is part of the German culture, and it applies to work, dinner parties, and other engagements.

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  • Whether you're celebrating someone's marriage or just going to a cocktail party, they've got you covered with suggestions that reflect the usual attire for those types of engagements.

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  • Perfect for evening engagements, their Abby lace dress in black, $70 and available in sizes XS-XXL, is a nod to retro glamour without being overly revealing.

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  • Most engagements last between twelve and eighteen months, during which time the couple can budget appropriately for a more expensive diamond ring to accompany the wedding ceremony.

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  • Generally, only the very wealthy, celebrities, and royalty hold elaborate affairs to celebrate engagements.

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  • Parties celebrating engagements are naturally more laid-back than bridal showers or other wedding-oriented events, and they should focus on both individuals rather than just the bride-to-be or groom-to-be.

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  • Anti-Commercialism: Some individuals see the commercialism of engagements and weddings - expensive jewelry, clothes, parties, etc. - as the propagation of a cliché lifestyle and societal expectations rather than a true romantic commitment.

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  • Diamond ring designs aren't just for weddings, engagements, and anniversaries.

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  • Bell Jewels: Bell Jewels carries an excellent selection of chocolate diamond rings appropriate for engagements, including a lovely .56 karat solitaire priced just under $700 and 1.03 karat solitaire priced just under $1,700.

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  • Look at love poems from classic and modern poets for any poems that can be used for engagements.

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  • Browse the wedding planning and engagement sections at the library and bookstores to find poems specifically designed for engagements.

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  • Engagement Rings and Things: The site provides some classic love poems that can be used for engagements and weddings.

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  • Poetry Online: The Poetry Online site provides a large collection of famous love poems that can be used for engagements.

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  • Over the years, couples began to announce their own engagements and throw their own engagement parties.

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  • Other Types of Public Engagement Announcements: Couples can verbally announce engagements at public gatherings of family and friends.

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  • Common places to announce engagements include engagement parties, Christmas parties, Valentine's day parties and church gatherings.

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  • As engagements and engagement parties become more tailored to the individual circumstances of a newly engaged couple, the expectations regarding gifts at engagement parties are not as clear cut as in the past.

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  • Engagement parties for long engagements may occur a year before a wedding.

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  • Email: Most online methods of announcing engagements will be emailed at least as an attachment.

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  • Announcement cards are the traditional formal way to inform relatives and friends about engagements.

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  • Newspaper engagement notices are another way for couples to announce engagements to the general public.

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  • In today's computer-driven society, more couples are using the Internet to announce engagements to the people that they regularly talk to online.

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  • Templates, graphics, ecards and streaming videos allow couples to choose many different ways to creatively announce engagements online in either a fancy or casual manner.

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  • Free Wedding Toasts: The site has some free toasts for wedding and engagements.

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  • This is highlighted by the growing popularity of informal get togethers to celebrate wedding engagements.

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  • In jewelry, admirers of Celtic culture and art have chosen friendship rings, promise rings, engagements rings and wedding bands in a Celtic theme.

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  • Just like not all engagements result in marriage, not all promises result in engagements, but at the time the ring is given, the sentiment is there.

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  • Since Twilight is so popular, many fan couples may be contemplating a Twilight engagement ring for engagements or promise symbols.

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  • Unfortunately, it is a fact of life that some engagements are broken.

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  • Weddings and engagements are full of etiquette rules, but it can be difficult to figure out exactly how to return a ring after a broken engagement.

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  • Greeting cards are created for a variety of occasions including, but not limited to every major holiday, birthday, congratulations, birth of a baby, engagements, marriages, divorces, getting jobs, losing a job, moving and arriving.

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  • Although Francis is best known for her role as Laura Spencer, she has also appeared on All My Children, Loving and Days of Our Lives in and around her return engagements with General Hospital.

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  • They keep the increasingly chaotic modern world on time for important business engagements or life-changing personal events.

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  • Kim, along with her mother, Eileen Miller, talk about autism in speaking engagements.

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  • Offer your services for speaking engagements at local clubs, business organizations and community centers.

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  • The use of more extensive resumes are reserved for those with a long list of accomplishments, leadership qualifications, publications, speaking engagements or technical ability to demonstrate.

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  • When you are finally selling information and being invited to public speaking engagements, you'll have only invested time, but that time will be worth the value of a PR campaign.

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  • Natalie White initially boasted about how her life had not changed much after winning Survivor: Samoa, but it was not long before she began busying herself with pubic speaking engagements and other appearances.

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  • Does the upperclass live frivolous lives involving many changes of clothing and elaborate social engagements, with conventions that one contravenes at one's peril?

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