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Entertained sentence examples

  • His dark, dry humor left her entertained – and baffled.

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  • I haven't been so entertained in years.

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  • In Petersburg they were provincials, and the very people they had entertained in Moscow without inquiring to what set they belonged, here looked down on them.

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  • The expectation entertained in many III.; ac- quarters that great legislative changes would at once of be made in a liberal sense was not realized.

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  • Because Cade was so reclusive and entertained controversial ideas, he was a target for that kind of gossip.

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  • Entertained by her pep talk with the flowers, Deidre reached her towering apartment building a short time later and paused to collect the mail.

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  • Sure, and you haven't entertained a single romantic thought about him?

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  • Gabriel smiled, entertained as much by the story as he was by Cora's visible exasperation.

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  • Once, long ago, her father had entertained a friend from the mountains - an old army buddy from northern Arizona.

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  • She laughed, entertained at her own joke.

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  • I'd rather have entertained my house guest than listened to his sniveling and begging but alas, I do what I have to do.

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  • The teens entertained him, but he really wanted some more time to work on Jessi.

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  • Entertained by her exasperation, Xander's anger subsided.

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  • Her character, as depicted in the poems, is not an attractive one; but she seems to have entertained a genuine affection for her lover.

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  • As for lodging, it is true they were but poorly entertained, though what they found an inconvenience was no doubt intended for an honor; but as far as eating was concerned, I do not see how the Indians could have done better.

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  • The best thing a man can do for his culture when he is rich is to endeavor to carry out those schemes which he entertained when he was poor.

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  • Vera, having decided in her own mind that Pierre ought to be entertained with conversation about the French embassy, at once began accordingly.

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  • Sometimes, he kept himself entertained by forecasting what happened without letting himself peek at the details.

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  • Felipa entertained the guests in the morning and Carmen joined them after lunch.

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  • Xander almost smiled, entertained by her thoughts.

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  • Damian was cautiously entertained while the corner of Dusty's lips curved up.

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  • Addresses were presented to him at Southampton, Birmingham and other towns; he was officially entertained by the lord mayor of London; at each place he pleaded the cause of his unhappy country.

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  • The cardinal grosbeak, or Virginian nightingale, Cardinalis virginianus, claims notice here, though doubts may be entertained as to the family to which it really belongs.

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  • He seems, however, not to have been contented with this position, and to have entertained the design of putting an end to the dependent kingdoms. At all events we hear of no kings of the Hwicce after about 780, and the kings of Sussex seem to have given up the royal title about the same time.

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  • During the dull day, in the course of which he was entertained by his elderly hosts and by the more important of the visitors (the old count's house was crowded on account of an approaching name day), Prince Andrew repeatedly glanced at Natasha, gay and laughing among the younger members of the company, and asked himself each time, What is she thinking about?

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  • While the band was on break, Eduardo entertained them with some Spanish guitar.

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  • Traffic was light and Molly kept us entertained with her chatter.

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  • Gabriel hugged her tight, entertained and enjoying the feel of her in his arms.

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  • That he might lose her was not a thought he had entertained before.

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  • I haven't given you enough to keep the office entertained for a while?

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  • He jabbed him in the arm, entertained by his unflappable friend's discomfort.

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  • I think I might've entertained her until she grew tired of me.

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  • "Are you lecturing me again?" he asked, entertained.

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  • "My two trusted advisors, neither of whom trusts the other," Memon said, entertained.

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  • "Just like you've sworn to quit every day this week so far," he said, entertained.

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  • Xander glanced at the kid, entertained.

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  • It is at this period that Ranke believes Maximilian to have entertained the idea of a universal monarchy; but whatever hopes he may have had were shattered by the death of his son Philip and the rupture of the treaty of Blois.

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  • A breach with pope Julius followed, and at this time Maximilian appears to have entertained, perhaps quite seriously, the idea of seating himself in the chair of St Peter.

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  • Immediately on his arrival, the stranger was clothed and entertained, and no inquiry was made as to his name or antecedents until the duties of hospitality had been fulfilled.

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  • in 1607, but the château in which the duke of Arenberg of the 18th century entertained Voltaire no longer exists.

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  • When ministers and elders are associated in the membership of a church court their equality is admitted; no such idea as voting by orders is ever entertained.

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  • Presbyterian principles and ideas were entertained by many of the leading ecclesiastics in England during the reign of Edward VI.

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  • Great expectations were entertained of the ability of President Pellegrini to establish a sound administration, and he succeeded in forming a ministry which gave general satisfaction throughout the country.

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  • The only idea of a god known to be entertained by them seems to be that of the Euahlayi and Kamilaori tribe, Baiame, a gigantic old man lying asleep for ages, with his head resting on his arm, which is deep in the sand.

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  • This expedition put an end to the hope, so long entertained, that it was possible to obtain a direct and practicable route for stock between Kimberley and Coolgardie gold-fields; and it also proved that, with the possible exception of small isolated patches, the desert traversed contained no auriferous country.

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  • Few people south of the Balkans dreamed that Bulgaria could be anything but a Russian province, and apprehension was entertained of the results of the union until it was seen that Russia really and entirely disapproved of it.

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  • This result was most satisfactory to all the best elements in the country, and great hopes were entertained that the 1909.

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  • On the 23rd of April 1698 he entertained the tsar, Peter the Great, at Wimbledon.

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  • 851) which accurately represents the view entertained of this people by mariners down to modern times.

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  • Early in 984 the king was seized by Henry II., the Quarrelsome, the deposed duke of Bavaria, who claimed the regency as a member of the reigning house, and probably entertained the idea of obtaining the kingly dignity himself.

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  • Of the genuineness of the work no doubts are now entertained.

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  • Baeyers hypothesis was entertained by botanists partly because it explained the gaseous interchanges accompanying photosynthesis.

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  • Cicero, who entertained a high opinion of Deiotarus, whose acquaintance he had made when governor of Cilicia, undertook his defence, the case being heard in Caesar's own house at Rome.

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  • At one moment the idea of emancipating all the serfs was entertained, but the project was speedily abandoned, because it would have alienated the nobles - the only class on which Catherine could rely for support.

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  • Driven by contrary winds to take shelter in the Seine, the refugees passed the winter in the Netherlands, and in April 1608 proceeded to Rome, where they were welcomed and hospitably entertained by Pope Paul V., and where Tyrconnel died the same year.

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  • He himself had always refrained from exacting the usual provision which other governors had claimed; indeed, he had readily entertained over 150 officials and dependants at his table, apart from casual refugees (Neh.

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  • The failure of the hopes entertained of Sabbatai Zebi (q.v.) had plunged the Jewries of the world into despair.

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  • In 1429, instigated by the emperor Sigismund, whom he magnificently entertained at his court at Lutsk, Witowt revived his claim to a kingly crown, and Jagiello reluctantly consented to his cousin's coronation; but before it could be accomplished Witowt died at Troki, on the 27th of October 1430.

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  • was royally entertained on the 3rd of August 1617, and afterwards presented the seven incorporated trades with a silver gun to encourage the craftsmen in the practice of musketry.

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  • The boy's talents justified the ambitious hopes which his parents entertained of his future.

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  • Disappointed after his return to England in 1788 in the hope which he had entertained, through a misapprehension of something said by Lord Lansdowne, of taking a personal part in the legislation of his country, he settled down to the yet higher task of discovering and teaching the principles upon which all sound legislation must proceed.

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  • The hopes which have been from time to time entertained, that his suggestions for the improvement of its form and expression were about to receive the attention which they deserved, have hitherto been disappointed.

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  • Derby, however, was always royalist in sympathy, and did not finally surrender till 1646; in 1659 it rebelled against Richard Cromwell, and in 1745 entertained the young Pretender.

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  • The Valentine Museum is in a house on Eleventh and Clay Streets, in which Aaron Burr was entertained while he was on trial, and which with $50,000 and his collections was devised to a board of trustees in 1892.

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  • of Germany was entertained there in 1539.

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  • For a time this breed attracted much attention, and sanguine expectations were entertained that it would prove of national importance.

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  • The progress of steam cultivation has not justified the hopes that were once entertained in the United Kingdom concerning this method of working implements in the field.

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  • These fears were justified, in so far as those who entertained them shut their eyes to everything new and assumed an attitude of no compromise.

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  • No doubt can be entertained that the greater part of the inner layer corresponds to the mesoderm of more ordinary embryos, for the coelomic pouches, the germ-cells, the musculature and the vascular system all arise from it.

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  • With all this, perhaps on account of all this, L'Herminier's efforts did not 4 Considerable doubts were at that time entertained in Paris as to the existence of the Apteryx.

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  • More dimly still visions of what the first bird may have been like could be reasonably entertained; and, passing even to a higher antiquity, the reptilian parent whence all birds have sprung was brought within reach of man's consciousness.

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  • " Current futures " would be affected more than "spot" by this impression as to the relation of " spot" to a conceived normal price for the year, and they might therefore be expected to drop more than "spot" when this impression was at all widely entertained.

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  • First, he made a number of leathern tubes the ends of which he contrived to fix among the joists and flooring of a fine upper-room in which Zeno entertained his friends, and then subjected it to a miniature earthquake by sending steam through the tubes.

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  • After a short interval Cambaceres was, by the constitution of December 1799, appointed second consul of France - a position which he owed largely to his vast legal knowledge and to the conviction which Sieyes entertained of his value as a manipulator of public assemblies.

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  • Fears were entertained, and even the friends of the viceroy to some extent shared them, that he was not equal to the crisis.

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  • It was only the chronologists and historians of the church who, following Julius Africanus, made use of apocalyptic numbers in their calculations, while court theologians like Eusebius entertained the imperial table with discussions as to whether the dining-hall of the emperor - the second David and Solomon, the beloved of God - might not be the New Jerusalem of John's Apocalypse.

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  • As to the canonicity and apostolic authorship of the Johannine Apocalypse no doubts were ever entertained in the West; indeed an Apocalypse of Peter was still retained in the canon in the 3rd century.

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  • Fines were laid upon ..all who entertained these people or were present at their meetings.

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  • Dr Peckard, vice-chancellor of the university of Cambridge, who entertained strong convictions against the slave trade, proposed in 1785 as subject for a Latin prize dissertation the question, " An liceat invitos in servitutem dare."

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  • He used to invite the contadini who had served Cosimo to a banquet on the day of Saints Cosimo and Damiano (the patron saints of the Medici), and entertained them with music and singing.

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  • Samaria thus lay within the grasp of Josiah, who may have entertained hopes of forming an independent power of his own.

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  • Among the most famous were the expedition undertaken by Diego de Ordaz, whose lieutenant Martinez claimed to have been rescued from shipwreck, conveyed inland, and entertained at Omoa by "El Dorado" himself (1531); and the journeys of Orellana (1540-1541), who passed down the Rio Napo to the valley of the Amazon; that of Philip von Hutten (1541-1545), who led an exploring party from Coro on the coast of Caracas; and of Gonzalo Ximenes de Quesada (1569), who started from Santa Fe de Bogota.

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  • Meanwhile the sultan's whole efforts were directed towards the reform of the country; the newly-instituted militia was in every respect a success; it grew in numbers, and hopes were entertained that it would gain popularity.

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  • But the wars with Russia and other Christian powers, and the different risings of the Greeks and Servians, helped to stimulate the feelings of animosity and contempt entertained towards them by the ruling race; and the promulgation of the Tanzimat undoubtedly heralded for the subject nationalities the dawn of a new era.

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  • As soon as a suspension of arms (to i 5th of August) had been agreed to, Napoleon hastened to withdraw his troops from the dangerous position they occupied with reference to the passes leading over the mountains from Bohemia, for he entertained no doubt now that Austria was also to be considered as an enemy.

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  • There is much to be said in favour of the view entertained by some entomologists that the structural and developmental characteristics of may-flies are sufficiently peculiar to warrant the formation for them of a special order of insects, for which the names Agnatha, Plectoptera and Ephemeroptera have been proposed.

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  • When he entered the divinity school he was an orthodox Unitarian; when he left it, he entertained strong doubts about the infallibility of the Bible, the possibility of miracles, and the exclusive claims of Christianity and the Church.

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  • at Scone 1705) - entertained the Old Pretender for three weeks in 1716, and his son received Prince Charles Edward in 1746.

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  • In 1804 he became Minister; in 1807 he was named count, and in 1809 he received the title of duc de Bassano, an honour which marked the sense entertained by Napoleon of his strenuous toil, especially in connexion with the diplomatic negotiations and treaties of this period.

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  • The regard entertained by the natives for Caramuru (signifying man of fire) induced them to extend a hospitable welcome to his countrymen, and for a time everything went on well.

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  • Not long after the conclusion of the war of1899-1902the close commercial relations between the Transvaal and Natal led to suggestions for a union of the two colonies, but these suggestions were not seriously entertained.

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  • Arriving in Lycia, he was received as a guest and entertained for nine days.

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  • How he built a church and got into trouble in so doing at Ferney, how he put "Deo erexit Voltaire" on it (1760-61) and obtained a relic from the pope for his new building, how he entertained a grand-niece of Corneille, and for her benefit wrote his well-known "commentary" on that poet, are matters of interest, but to be passed over briefly.

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  • The king and Later his brother had long entertained designs against the city, history of and for the purpose of crushing them two pretexts were the cor- set up-(I) that a new rate of market tolls had been levied poration.

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  • The meaning was soon enlarged to include any place where travellers could be lodged or entertained, and also by transference the person who provided lodgings, and so one who goes on before a party to secure suitable lodgings in advance.

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  • - The Dardanelles campaign of 1915 was brought about by a desire entertained during the early stages of the World War by the Allied Governments, and especially by the British Government, that communications should be opened up from the Mediterranean into the Black Sea.

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  • Hamilton, however, still entertained hopes of effecting some improvement in his position in this area.

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  • His friend Peter Bertius, who pronounced his funeral oration, closed it with these words: "There lived a man whom it was not possible for those who knew him sufficiently to esteem; those who entertained no esteem for him are such as never knew him well enough to appreciate his merits."

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  • Following Wallin's route across the desert by Mean and Jauf, Palgrave and his companion, a Syrian Christian, reached Hail in July 1862; here they were hospitably entertained by the amir Talal, nephew of the founder of the Ibn Rashid dynasty, and after some stay passed on with his countenance through Kasim to southern Nejd.

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  • Shammar was crossed without difficulty, and the party was welcomed by the amir and hospitably entertained for a month, after which they travelled northwards in company with the Persian pilgrim caravan returning to Kerbela and Bagdad.

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  • In Coolidge's Tavern (still standing) Washington was entertained on his New England tour in 1789; and in a house recently moved from Mt Auburn Street to Marshall Street the Committee of Safety met in 1775.

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  • Wylde conjectures that it had become unsuitable for a royal seat by having acquired the status of a sacred city, and thus affording sanctuary to criminals and political offenders within the chief church and a considerable area round it, where there are various houses in which such persons can be lodged and entertained.

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  • His policy was still carried on; and when the law of the separation of church and state was passed, all the leaders of the Radical parties entertained him at a noteworthy banquet in which they openly recognized him as the real originator of the movement.

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  • This idea was certainly entertained to some extent at the time, and derives some colour of justification from words of Defoe's, but there seems to be no serious foundation for it.

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  • It was not, however, by his equals in station that the first feeling was likely to be entertained.

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  • was received and magnificently entertained by Lord Seymour, whose mansion forms the oldest part of Marlborough College.

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  • The articles of Shaftesbury's religious creed were few and simple, but these he entertained with a conviction amounting to enthusiasm.

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  • He entertained hopes of arranging some form of local government which should sufficiently meet Nationalist hopes; and with this in view appointed an eminent AngloIndian, Sir Antony (afterwards Lord) Macdonnell, who was known to be a decided Home Ruler, to the permanent secretaryship in 1902, giving him at the same time greater authority and wider scope than is usually conferred on a civil servant.

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  • Edward entertained his royal captive very magnificently, and in 1359 concluded with him the treaty of London, by which John surrendered so much that the French repudiated the treaty.

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  • An evidence of the good use he made of his means, as well as of the kindliness of his character, is furnished by the fact that he entertained as a guest for a whole month a scientific adversary, Adriaan van Roomen, and then paid the expenses of his journey home.

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  • At the same time he royally entertained the people and no less royally rewarded his brave officers.

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  • Charles seriously entertained the idea of conquering Constantinople, though various complications hindered him from realizing it.

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  • As soon as the hope of the living Nero could no longer be entertained, the way was prepared for this transformation of the myth.

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  • When acetylene was first introduced on a commercial scale grave fears were entertained as to its safety, it being represented that it had the power of combining with certain metals, more especially copper and silver, to form acetylides of a highly explosive character, and that even with coal gas, which contains less than i %, such copper compounds had been known to be formed in cases where the gas-distributing mains were composed of copper, and that accidents had happened from this cause.

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  • Here he entertained many distinguished visitors, including Lafayette.

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  • 2 It is possible also to explain the alleged absence of reference to the notion entertained by many writers of later time that the Areopagitic council was instituted by Solon - a notion partly explained also by the desire of political thinkers to ascribe to Solon the making of a complete constitution.

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  • Finding in 1379 that the king entertained suspicions of his fidelity to him, he resolved to give up his constable's sword and retire to Spain.

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  • In 1589 Greenwood and Barrow composed " A true Description out of the Word of God of the visible Church," which represents the ideal entertained in their circle.

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  • This, and the movements of the 4th Army, which had set its face towards Haicheng and no longer seemed to be part of a threat on Liao-Yang, led to the idea being entertained at Kuropatkin's headquarters that the centre of gravity was shifting to the south.

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  • The many floating and fragmentary notes of various dates that have found a place in the account of his reign in the book of Kings (q.v.) show how much Hebrew tradition was occupied with the monarch under whom the throne of Israel reached its highest glory; and that time only magnified in popular imagination the proportions of so striking a figure appears from the opinions entertained of him in subsequent writings.

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  • She reviewed the departing regiments; she entertained the wives and children of the Windsor soldiers who had gone to the war; she showed by frequent messages her watchful interest in the course of the campaign and in the efforts which were being made throughout the whole empire; and her Christmas gift of a box of chocolate to every soldier in South Africa was a touching proof of her sympathy and interest.

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  • The idea of the existence of separate sexes in plants was entertained in early times, long before separate male and female organs had been demonstrated.

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  • The production of dates in Egypt, by bringing two kinds of flowers into contact, proves that in very remote periods some notions were entertained on the subject.

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  • These important discoveries mark a new epoch in embryology, and may be said to be the foundation of the views now entertained, which were materially aided by the subsequent elucidation of the process of cytogenesis, or cell-development, by Schleiden, Schwann, Mohl and others.

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  • Since the period, a century ago, when Dalton and his contemporaries constructed from this idea a scientific basis for chemistry, the progress of that subject has been wonderful beyond any conception that could previously have been entertained; and the atomic theory in some form appears to be an indispensable part of the framework of physical science.

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  • Thus the high hopes entertained by Casimir at the beginning of the war had not been realized.

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  • He encouraged the Teutonic Order to rebel against Poland; he entertained at his court antiPolish embassies from Moscow; he encouraged the Tatars to ravage Lithuania; he thwarted Casimir's policy in Moldavia.

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  • came as a great relief to the Protestants, who entertained high hopes of his son and successor.

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  • landed at Waterford, and came to Dublin and held his court there in a pavilion of wickerwork where the Irish chiefs were entertained with great pomp, and alliances entered into with them.

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  • Waterford, whence he marched through the counties of Kilkenny and Wicklow, and subsequently arrived in Dublin, where he remained a fortnight, sumptuously entertained by the provost, as the chief magistrate of the city was then called, till intelligence of the invasion of his kingdom by Bolingbroke recalled him to England.

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  • With a retinue of about 700 persons, entertained in Italy at the pope's expense, he reached Ferrara early in March 1438.

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  • Among interesting landmarks are the Federal Inn (1763),(1763), in which President Washington was entertained in 1794, and which has been used as a banking house since 1814; the old county gaol (1770), used as such until 1848; and the site of the "Hessian Camp," where some of the prisoners captured during the War of Independence were confined.

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  • Similar doubts have also been entertained with regard to the African bush-pigs or river-hogs, but from geographical considerations alone these are but regarded as representing a separate genus, Potamochoerus, although they are nearly allied to the verrucosus group of Sus.

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  • The cellarer's buildings were near the west end of the nave, in which ordinary visitors of the middle class were hospitably entertained.

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  • entertained the emperor Alexander of Russia, and that Leopold I., king of the Belgians, was married to the princess Louise.

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  • Various proposals on the part of Canada for a renewal of the reciprocity were not entertained.

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  • In that year the empress died, and a few weeks afterwards he married secretly a Princess Dolgoruki, with whom he had already entertained intimate relations for some years.

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  • In 1548 he took the degree of master of arts; but in the same year he found it necessary to leave England on account of the suspicions entertained of his being a conjurer; these were first excited by a piece of machinery, which, in the Pax of Aristophanes, he exhibited to the university, representing the scarabaeus flying up to Jupiter, with a man and a basket of victuals on its back.

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  • This was accomplished by the convention of Trencsen (1335), confirmed the same year at the brilliant congress of Visegrad, where all the princes of central Europe met to compose their differences and were splendidly entertained during the months of October and November.

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  • The effect of this was no doubt to enhance the sense generally entertained of the value of the four Gospels.

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  • Innocent VI., in fact, entertained the thought of visiting Rome; but age and illness prevented his doing so.

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  • For some time he entertained serious thoughts of reformation; but the matter was first postponed and then forgotten.

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  • For this reason Leo, from the very first, entertained no genuine desire for the selection either of Charles V.

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  • According to Prince Bismarck's own account of the matter, as given in his Gedanken and Erinnerungen, these negotiations were initiated by the chancellor, who, between the 5th and 9th of November 1870, entertained pourparlers with Archbishop Ledochowski on the question of the territorial interests of the pope.

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  • For a moment the idea was entertained of giving way to the opposition and deferring a decision in the matter, or, in the manner of the fathers in the Council of Trent, adjourning it to the Greek kalends.

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  • This was at the time regarded merely as a formality imposed by circumstances, and one not to be seriously entertained; but it became more and more evident that the recovery of the temporalities was the real mainspring of Leo's whole policy.

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  • She had always entertained a quiet contempt for the French writers whom she flattered and pensioned, and who served her as an advertising agency in the west.

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  • Amid much that he disapproved, what he specially took exception to as heretical and blasphemous was the doctrine entertained as to the nature of this divine light, the fruition of which was the supposed reward of hesychastic contemplation.

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  • In the form of their solemn inauguration too, as we have noticed, the spurs together with the sword were always employed as the leading and most characteristic ensigns of knighthood.5 With regard to knights banneret, various opinions have been entertained as to both the nature of their dignity and the qualifications they were required to possess for receiving it at different periods and in different countries.

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  • The second of these essays opens with the striking remark, "There can scarcely be a doubt entertained respecting the reducibility of all elastic fluids of whatever kind, into liquids; and we ought not to despair of effecting it in low temperatures and by strong pressures exerted upon the unmixed gases"; further, after describing experiments to ascertain the tension of aqueous vapour at different points between 32° and 212° F., he concludes, from observations on the vapour of six different liquids, "that the variation of the force of vapour from all liquids is the same for the same variation of temperature, reckoning from vapour of any given force."

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  • Analogies have been pointed out between Chytridiaceae and unicellular algae, such as Chlorosphaeraceae, Protococcaceae, "Palmellaceae," &c., some of which are parasitic, and suggestions may be entertained as to possible origin from such algae.

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  • Jovian entertained a great regard for Athanasius, whom he reinstated on the archiepiscopal throne, desiring him to draw up a statement of the Catholic faith.

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  • Not counting the craftsmen employed in merely manual labour, Aldo entertained as many as thirty of these Greek assistants in his family.

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  • Cicero calls Ahala's deed a glorious one, but, whether Maelius entertained any ambitious projects or not, his summary execution was an act of murder, since by the Valerio-Horatian laws the dictator was bound to allow the right of appeal.

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  • They offered to pay for the territory in dispute, but the treaty gave them no right of purchase, and the proposal was not entertained.

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  • Returning to his own people he found them chafing under the yoke of the Roman governor, Quintilius Varus; he entertained for them hopes of freedom, and cautiously inducing neighbouring tribes to join his standard he led the rebellion which broke out in the autumn of A.D.

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  • Since the Rambler had ceased to appear, the town had been entertained by a journal called the World, to which many men of high rank and fashion contributed.

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  • I cannot conceive, he said, that the idea of an Anglo-German war should be seriously entertained by sensible people in either country.

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  • Mahomet seems for a while to have entertained the thought of adopting al-Rahman as a proper name of God, in place of Allah, which was already used by the heathens.'

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  • The feeling entertained by large numbers even of the educated class of Egyptians was strikingly illustrated by the terms of an anonymous letter received by Lord Cromer in May 1906.

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  • He entertained fantastic ambitions, such as the annihilation of the Turks, the conquest of Egypt, the transporting of the Holy Sepulchre to Italy, the accession of his nephew to the throne of France.

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  • Here he was found by Nausicaa, who supplied him with clothes and took him to her father's palace, where he was hospitably entertained.

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  • But the other professors rose in arms, forbade him to enter the mosque, and in 1879 procured his exile on the pretext that he entertained democratic and revolutionary ideas.

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  • In 1880 he entertained Mr Gladstone at Dalmeny, and during the "Mid Lothian campaign" he had much to do with the stage-management of the demonstrations.

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  • The declaration of war with Spain and the certainty of war with France promised to the Jacobites good fishing in turbid waters; and they entertained futile hopes of enlisting Argyll with his potent clan.

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  • Visiting America on a lecture tour in 1864, he received an enthusiastic welcome, and was entertained at a public banquet in New York.

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  • The few old friends, including the grand-duke Charles Alexander, who continued regularly to visit the house, were entertained with kindly hospitality by Baron Walther; Wolfgang refused to be drawn from his isolation even by the advent of royalty.

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  • A Portuguese expedition, undertaken about the same time, failed to find the archipelago, and want of means frustrated the project of conquest entertained by a grandson of Alnhonso X.

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  • The stories of his having swooned after signing the brief, and of having lost hope and even reason, are too absurd to be entertained.

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  • Cannon, were adopted on the 14th of February 1890; they provided that every member must vote, unless pecuniarily interested in a measure, that members present and not voting may be counted for a quorum, and that no dilatory motion be entertained by the speaker.

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  • Shere Ali, the amir, who had been hospitably entertained by Lord Mayo, was found to be favouring Russian intrigues.

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  • Its axioms, such as the law of contradiction, belong to first philosophy, but the doctrine as a whole falls neither under 'this head nor yet, though the thought has been entertained, under that of mathematics, since logic orders mathematical reasoning as well as all other.

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  • The earl spent large sums on restoring the castle and grounds, and here in July 1575 he entertained Queen Elizabeth at "excessive cost," as described in Scott's Kenilworth.

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  • It was originally intended that this should eventually be extended across the territory to Cowie Harbour (Sabuko Bay) on the east coast, but the extraordinary engineering difficulties which oppose themselves to such an extension, the sparse population of the territory, and the failure of the existing line to justify the expectations entertained by its designers, combine to render the prosecution of any such project highly improbable.

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  • The progress of reflection is especially shown in the higher ideas entertained regarding the gods.

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  • He never returned to practice, but came back to London to be entertained by the bench and bar of England at a banquet in the Inner Temple Hall on the 30th of June 1883.

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  • During the agitation the church was much occupied with the question of her own defence, and after it died down, various schemes were entertained for the improvement of her position without and within.

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  • Whether or not this plan was in contemplation before he undertook the Irish expedition is not evident, though even outsiders at that time entertained some suspicions, but there can be no doubt of the treasonable character of the negotiations carried on in Ireland.

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  • United States of America.-The first Baptist Church in America was that founded in the Providence settlement on Narragansett Bay under the leadership of Roger Williams. Having been sentenced to banishment (October 1635) by the Massachusetts Court because of his persistence in advocating separatistic views deemed unsettling and dangerous, to escape deportation to England he betook himself (January 1636) to the wilderness, where he was hospitably entertained.

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  • The designation suggests that these were "cave-dwellers," but although many caves and hollows have been found about Petra (and also in Palestine), this tradition probably "serves only to express the idea entertained by later generations concerning their predecessors" (Noldeke).

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  • After this victory Philip entertained the idea of coming to terms with Charles V.

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  • Doubts were long entertained whether the Dihong could be justly regarded as the continuation of the Tsangpo, but these were practically set at rest by the voyage of F.

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  • He, or his fifty impious sons, entertained Zeus and set before him a dish of human flesh; the god pushed away the dish in disgust and either killed the king and his sons by lightning or turned them into wolves (Apollodorus iii.

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  • His friends came to visit him in his lodgings, as well as others attracted by his reputation - Leibnitz among the rest - and were courteously entertained, but Spinoza preferred not to accept their offers of hospitality.

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  • In 1675 we learn from his correspondence that he entertained the idea of publishing the Ethics, and made a journey to Amsterdam to arrange matters with the printer.

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  • ,That he never entertained the thought of conquering the whole Persian Empire is certain.

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  • utterly secluded as Persis and Atropatene; and the Arsacids entertained the less thought of opposition as they were destitute of an independent national basis.

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  • The aristocratic republic quailed before such an enterprise, though Lucullus, at the height of his successes, entertained the thought (Plut.

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  • The Batavian Republic entertained very liberal views as to the administration of the country, but they had little opportunity for giving them effect.

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  • The acquisition of Bechuanaland by Great Britain was the essential preliminary to the development of the schemes which Rhodes entertained for the extension of British rule into Central Africa.

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  • The refusal of the German Emperor to receive him extinguished alike his political influence and all hopes that the Boers might still have entertained of help from foreign governments.

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  • the old inhabitants entertained sanguine hopes of recovering their former rights.

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  • The prince always entertained the greatest regard for his tutor, and after his accession bestowed upon him the highest titles and honours,culminating in the consulship (379).

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  • The desire which he entertained to visit India, in order to penetrate all the doctrines of the Buddhist philosophy, and to perfect the collections of Indian books which existed in China, grew irresistible, and in August 629 he started upon his solitary journey, eluding with difficulty the strict prohibition which was in force against crossing the frontier.

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  • reproducing itself had been entertained.

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  • We shall not err in supposing that we have here (what we find nowhere else) an authentic expression of the feeling entertained by a majority of the Roman senate concerning Stilicho.

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  • Ecc. Latin) was based, according to Bede, on information received from Arculf, a French bishop, who, on his return from the Holy Land, was wrecked on the west coast of Britain, and was entertained for a time at Iona.

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  • There he entertained the poet Vondel, the scholar Barlaeus, 1 Constantin Huygens, Vossius, Laurens Reael and others.

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  • To this tract the name of Nova Caesarea, or New Jersey, was given, as the same name had been given in a patent to Carteret issued in 1650, to " a certain island and adjacent islets" near Virginia, in America, which were never settled - in honour of Carteret, who governed the isle of Jersey in1643-1651and there entertained Prince Charles during his exile from England.

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  • Christian also entertained Erasmus, with whom he discussed the Reformation, and let fall the characteristic expression: "Mild measures are of no use; the remedies that give the whole body a good shaking are the best and surest."

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  • He chose to accept the latter, journeyed in February 1341 to Naples, was honourably entertained by the king, and, after some formal disputations on matters touching the poet's art, was sent with magnificent credentials to Rome.

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  • Queen Mary was received at the castle in 1562, and Prince Charles Edward was entertained four days before the battle of Culloden.

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  • of France in i 560 Darnley was sent into that country by his mother, who hoped that he would become king of England on Elizabeth's death, and who already entertained the idea of his marriage with Mary, queen of Scots, the widow of Francis, as a means to this end.

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  • 3) that Simon Magus had entertained the people of Antioch on a sacrificial ox, and so subjected them to the evil influence of demons.

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  • It has to be borne in mind that Linnaeus, plainly as he recognized the likeness of the higher simian and the human types, does not seem to have entertained the thought of accounting for this similarity by common descent.

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  • In June 1560 he entertained Cecil and Dr Nicholas Wotton on their way to Edinburgh.

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  • The pope, travelling by way of Florence and discussing there the great new scheme of the Laurentian library, entertained the idea of giving the commission to Leonardo; but Michelangelo came in hot haste from Rome and succeeded in securing it for himself.

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  • The chief agents in their dispersal were the Doctor Orazio Melzi who possessed them in the last quarter of the 16th century; the members of a Milanese family called Mazzenta, into whose hands they passed in Orazio Melzi's lifetime; and the sculptor Pompeo Leoni, who at one time entertained the design of procuring their presentation to Philip II.

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  • He continued for some years in favour with the king, who made him a knight of the Garter; but, having killed a man in a passion, he fled abroad and was entertained at the court of the emperor Maximilian, and afterwards at that of Philip, king of Castile, when resident in the Low Countries before his departure for Spain.

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  • Philip, having been driven on the English coast when going to take possession of his Spanish kingdom, was entertained at Windsor by Henry VII., to whom he promised to deliver up the fugitive on condition that his life should be spared.

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  • The following extracts from articles published in 1882 will illustrate, better than anything else, the ambition entertained by some of the promoters of this remarkable organization.

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  • At St Alban's the abbot took the lord's seat, in the centre of the high table, and was served on silver plate, and sumptuously entertained noblemen, ambassadors and strangers of quality.

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  • He was entertained in France, and was taken by Maximilian to attend the funeral of the emperor Frederick III.

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  • Although Tiberius is said to have received the news of his death with indifference, there is no reason to suppose that he had any hand in it; indeed, he seems to have entertained a genuine affection for his son.

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  • On Harthacnuts death he was succeeded not by any Danish prince but by his half-brother Edward, the elder son of ~thelred and Emma, whom he had entertained at his court, and Edward had apparently designated as his heir, for he had no Cnfessor.

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  • If it is not so, the government is inclined to proscribe unpopular opinion, and to forget that new opinions by which the greatest benefits arc likely to be conferred are certain at first to be entertained by a very few, and are quite certain to be unpopular as soon as they come into collision with the opinions of the majority.

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  • Newton he entertained a confident belief in Providence, founded not on any tenuous inference, but on personal feeling.

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  • Near what is now known as Red Banks there was a populous village of Winnebago, which welcomed and entertained him.

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  • he who judges by the command of God), sixth of the Fatimite caliphs (third in Egypt), began to reign; and during the next twenty-five years he indulged in a tyranny at once so terrible and so fantastic that little doubt can be entertained of his insanity.

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  • The design of constructing a code of ecclesiastical laws was entertained during the period of the Reformation, but never carried into effect.

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  • Here he entertained the many distinguished friends, literary and political, who had been drawn to him by his "Curiosities" and other ingenious works, and here his son Benjamin also had their acquaintance and conversation.

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  • A belief in its potency as a charm continued to be entertained throughout medieval times; and even to the present day in Italy it is worn as a preservative from the evil eye, and by females as a cure for sterility.

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  • Two diverse views of the morphology of the fertile spike in these plants have been entertained.

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  • The officers of the Gardes du Corps entertained the officers of the Flanders regiment and of the Versailles National Guard at dinner in the palace.

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  • In 1889 he entertained at Hissarlik a committee of archaeological experts, deputed to examine B6tticher's absurd contention that the ruins represented not a city, but a cremation necropolis; and he was contemplating a new and more extensive campaign on the same site when, in December 1890, he was seized at Naples with an illness which ended fatally on the morning of Christmas Day.

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  • Hipparchus and Ptolemy entertained the same large organic designs; they worked on similar methods; and as the outcome, their performances fitted so accurately together that between them they re-made celestial science.

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  • Donegal, and hopes have been entertained of the re-discovery of gold in Co.

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  • A few days later, on the 8th of March 1889, Parnell was entertained at dinner by the Eighty Club, Lords Spencer and Rosebery being present; and he was well received on English platforms when he chose to appear.

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  • Next day the visitors were entertained by Lord Salisbury at Hatfield, the duke of Devonshire, Mr Balfour, Mr Goschen and Mr Chamberlain being present.

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  • It was at Gnesen that Boleslaus in the year l000 entertained Otto III.

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  • They manage their own affairs without any written laws, the project once entertained of providing them with a formal constitution being deemed unnecessary.

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  • Religion may here be defined as the conception of divine, or at least supernatural powers entertained by men in moments of gratitude or of need and distress, in hours of weakness, when, as Homer says, "all folk yearn after the gods."

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  • First (as Arnobius and Eusebius reminded their heathen opponents), the allegorical explanations are purely arbitrary, depend upon the fancy of their author, and are all equally plausible and equally unsupported by evidence.6 Secondly, there is no proof at all that, in the distant age when the myths were developed, men entertained the moral notions and physical philosophies which are supposed to be " wrapped up, " as Cicero says, " in impious fables."

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  • It may also be claimed for the honey extractor that it does away with the objection entertained by many persons to the use of honey, by enabling the apiarist to remove his produce from the honey-combs in its purest form untainted by crushed brood and untouched by hand.

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  • Of the rulers who had submitted to Ismail, Nair Mimr, the mek of Shendi, had been compelled to follow in the suite of the Egyptians as a sort of hostage, and this man entertained deep hatred of the pasha.

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  • On the 13th of February 1902 he was presented with an address in a gold casket by the city corporation, and entertained at luncheon at the Mansion House, an honour not unconnected with the strong feeling recently aroused by his firm reply (at Birmingham, January II) to some remarks made by Count von Billow, the German chancellor, in the Reichstag (January 8), reflecting the offensive allegations current in Germany against the conduct of the army in South Africa.

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  • Madame Necker entertained the chief leaders of the political, financial and literary worlds of Paris, and her Fridays became as greatly frequented as the Mondays of Madame Geoffrin, or the Tuesdays of Madame Helvetius.

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  • But against this notion, which has been entertained by some scholars, Lane has remarked with justice that, much as MSS.

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  • In the 18th century it came into the possession of the farmer-general Claude Dupin (1684-1769), who entertained the most distinguished people in France within its walls.

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  • A belief has been entertained that Wilson might have started earlier and saved the town, but this is quite groundless.

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  • Sundry remains from Belgium, as to the identification of which doubts are still entertained, have been regarded by M.

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  • entertained Trajan on his way back to Syria (Dio Cass.

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  • Felipa bought Jonathan and Destiny something inexpensive to keep them entertained and then fed them all lunch in the mall.

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  • Gabriel faced his friend, entertained at Rhyn's apparent restlessness.

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  • His dark, dry humor left her entertained – and baffled.

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  • Katie smiled, amused despite the rain, thunder and bugs.  The woman was as unique as she'd claimed to be, at once easily entertained and melancholy.  Katie couldn't quite keep up with Deidre's odd mixture of emotions, but she pitied the woman, who seemed more lost in her own world than anything.

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  • He waited for the Guardian to arrive, entertained by the idea that Jessi denied him verbally while yielding to him physically.

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  • He frequently came in contact with his employer and entertained for him strong friendship and deep respect, which was fully reciprocated by Tunstall.

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  • His whole manner was suggestive of the blasé nonchalance of a Sultan about to be entertained by the court acrobat.

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  • anyone with an ounce of soul to fail to be entertained, moved or provoked by his writing.

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  • apprehension of danger seems to have been entertained.

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  • You've entertained, helped, maybe even befriended me over these last few months.

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  • An audience of 22 were entertained most royally in the Village Hall by a delightful evening of festive carols.

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  • During the interval we shall be entertained by a comedian.

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  • I suspect these phones are aimed at the bored rail commuter, looking for something to keep him entertained.

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  • declared unfit for active service after a serious illness, but entertained troops all over the world.

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  • dignitaryd is also entertained the various dignitaries at the official opening of the new swimming pool in a few weeks time.

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  • The Big Band ably entertained the diners at HMS Dalriada, with plenty of Dinner Jazz - nice!

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  • dittyvice, an instantly likeable band, who entertained us with some groovy pop ditties.

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  • entertained the kids from the minute they walked through the door.

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  • entertained by a magician, and Father Christmas made a surprise guest appearance to hand out presents.

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  • entertained by musicians from Cults Academy.

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  • entertained by a singer.

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  • We were royally entertained this evening by our President Peter Jones.

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  • From just £ 125 you can relax knowing your younger guests are being thoroughly entertained at your wedding!

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  • I caught the late night showing, expecting to be mildly entertained.

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  • Visitors from northern England and Scotland were richly entertained with indoor concerts, outdoor band music and, of course, the music hall.

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  • entertained at public banquets, attended large gatherings, and had long private interviews with leading statesmen.

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  • entertained for hours.

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  • entertained for a little while.

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  • fantasyne he'd entertained erotic fantasies about for years.

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  • professor fiddlesticks entertained the children with juggling and tricks, and a face painter was also on hand to brighten up the day.

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  • As time went on, he sang with another D.C. group, Physical Wonder, and even entertained folks as a nimble MJ imitator.

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  • forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.

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  • freedmanea of admitting the freedmen to an equal participation in civil and political rights was not entertained in any part of the South.

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  • A bouncy castle and mini funfair kept the children entertained, while stressed out parents could unwind with a choice of free complementary therapies.

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  • guests entertained.

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  • halftime interval saw us entertained by some Norton youngsters taking penalties.

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  • Paul Sinha, a pioneering Asian comic and regular headliner at UK comedy clubs, entertained guests.

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  • We also have an excellent onboard music system to keep you entertained should the weather prove inclement.

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  • kos town also has some historical sites to keep you entertained if the pubs, clubs and beach don't.

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  • All the children were entertained by a magician, and Father Christmas made a surprise guest appearance to hand out presents.

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  • match ball and Hammill entertained us with his ball skills.

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  • visited the Mausoleum of Chiang Kai-shek where we were entertained by the elaborate changing of the guard ceremony.

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  • The children entertained some of the other children by playing the recorder and singing a medley of the Bardâs work.

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  • Albion usually play their home midweek games on Tuesday, but Gillingham entertained Southend United yesterday at the Priestfield Stadium.

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  • offbeat humor left us all thoroughly entertained.

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  • The school pageant was based on children's games from the past and the crowds were entertained with a display involving the whole school.

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  • October 22 nd 1919 Foxearth ex-service men were entertained to an excellent repast in the schoolroom, a company of 60 sat down.

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  • JUNE 1896 Mrs Fiennes entertained the Scripture Union and the children to tea in the small schoolroom at Milton Keynes.

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  • Do you remember lunch in the basement restaurant where we were entertained by a singer.

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  • Jack entertained the spectators whilst Mrs Gregory pointed out how well balanced he was for his age.

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  • He loved the brothers, entertained strangers and worked together with the teachers of the truth for the truth.

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  • It doesn't really help that there isn't enough suspense in the story to keep people entertained.

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  • During World War II he was declared unfit for active service after a serious illness, but entertained troops all over the world.

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  • I still retained some feelings of purity, and I entertained the deepest veneration for Angela.

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  • In the early days the abbot of Fountains would have presided as host, but later entertained distinguished visitors in a private chamber.

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  • walk in the footsteps of the kings and queens who have been entertained at Hedingham.

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  • youngsters entertained.

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  • Other celebrities who figure in the Lettres under a transparent disguise are Liszt and Mme d'Agoult (known to literature as Daniel Stern), whom she met in Switzerland and entertained for some months at Nohant.

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  • These studies marked stages of her development, and as her mind matured she abandoned the idea of a convent which for a year or two she had entertained, and added to the enthusiasm for a republic which she had imbibed from her earlier studies not a little of the cynicism and the daring which the later authors inspired.

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  • At a very early age he entertained an exalted idea of his own divine authority, and his studies were largely devoted to searching in the Scriptures and the Slavonic chronicles for sanctions and precedents for the exercise and development of his right divine.

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  • 15) that in the Synoecism of Theseus (see Athens) the Prytanea of all the separate communities were joined in the central Prytaneum of Athens as a symbol of the union; foreign ambassadors and citizens who had deserved especially well of the state were entertained in the Prytaneum as public guests.

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  • in 1607, but the château in which the duke of Arenberg of the 18th century entertained Voltaire no longer exists.

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  • But heavy expenses had been incurred in putting down revolutionary movements in various parts of the provinces, and war with Chile a corru t government, and hopes were entertained p g p was threatened upon the question of a dispute concerning the boundaries between the two republics.

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  • Neither the opposition of Lord Palmerston, who considered the projected disturbance as too radical not to endanger the commercial position of Great Britain, nor the opinions entertained, in France as well as in England, that the sea in front of Port Said was full of mud which would obstruct the entrance to the canal, that the sands from the desert would fill the trenches - no adverse argument, in a word, could dishearten Ferdinand de Lesseps.

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  • Bela reached the apogee of his political greatness in 1264 when, shortly after his crushing defeat of the Servian king, Stephen Urosh, he entertained at his court, at Kalocsa, the ambassadors of the newly restored Greek emperor, of the kings of France, Bulgaria and Bohemia and three Tatar mirzas.

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  • The probability of the conclusion of a new Franco-Italian treaty was small, both on account of the protectionist spirit of France and of French resentment at the renewal of the triple alliance, but even such slight probability vanished after a visit paid to Bismarck by Crispi (October 1887) within three months of his appointment to the premiership. Crispi entertained no a priori animosity towards France, but was strongly convinced that Italy must emancipate herself from the position of political dependence on her powerful neighbor which had vitiated the foreign policy of the Left.

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  • This provision caused grave doubts to be entertained as to the canonical position of this statutory official principal.

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  • In 181o the diocesan official of Paris entertained the cause between Napoleon and Josephine, and pronounced a decree of nullity (Migne, ubi sup. s.v.

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  • Some of the more oppressive measures of the previous reign were abolished; the clergy, the nobles and the merchants were exempted from corporal punishment; the central organs of administration were modernized and the Council of the Empire was created; the idea of granting a constitution was academically discussed; great schemes for educating the people were entertained; parish schools, gymnasia, training colleges and ecclesiastical seminaries were founded; the existing universities of Moscow, Vilna and Dorpat were reorganized and new ones founded in Kazan and Kharkov; the great work of serf-emancipation was begun in the Baltic provinces.

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  • Probably most persons who have studied the subject would now be inclined to go this length; and there is some evidence, notably in connexion with the trances of an American medium, Mrs Piper,' which has convinced some good observers that the hypothesis of occasional communication from deceased persons must be seriously entertained.

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  • The Valentine Museum is in a house on Eleventh and Clay Streets, in which Aaron Burr was entertained while he was on trial, and which with $50,000 and his collections was devised to a board of trustees in 1892 by Mann S.

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  • Yet Clement entertained high hopes for Catholicism; he laboured for a union with the Greek Church, and was ready to facilitate the return of the Protestants of Saxony.

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  • xxxi.) have finally disposed of the supposition, long entertained, that Goujon died during the St Bartholomew massacre in 1572.

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  • The Guanches, now extinct as a distinct people, appear, from the study of skulls and bones discovered, to have resembled the Cro-Magnon race of the Quaternary age, and no real doubt is now entertained that they were an offshoot of the great race of Berbers which from the dawn of history has occupied northern Africa from Egypt to the Atlantic. Pliny the Elder, deriving his knowledge from the accounts of Juba, king of Mauretania, states that when visited by the Carthaginians under Hanno the archipelago was found by them to be uninhabited, but that they saw ruins of great buildings.

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  • He bought a vigna in the Borgo near the Vatican, and thereon erected a sumptuous palace after designs by Bramante; and it was here, in the summer of 1503, that he entertained the pope and Cesare Borgia at a banquet that went on till nightfall despite the unhealthy season of the year, when ague in its most malignant form was rife.

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  • At Copenhagen they were entertained by the king and queen, and after much feting, returned to Gravesend: this adventure served to cheer the poet, who had been in low spirits since the death of his favourite brother Charles, and who now entered upon a phase of admirable vigour.

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  • Napier held his Moslem ally in great esteem, and entertained a very high opinion of his political acumen and chivalry as a leader and soldier.

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  • Carus seems to have belied the hopes entertained of him on his accession, and to have developed into a morose and suspicious tyrant.

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  • His letters (especially Ep. 45) are full of outcries against his enemies and of indignant protestations that he had done nothing unbecoming a Christian, that he had taken no money, nor gifts great nor small, that he had no delight in silken attire, sparkling gems or gold ornaments, that no matron moved him unless by penitence and fasting, &c. His route is given in the third book In Rufinum; he went by Rhegium and Cyprus, where he was entertained by Bishop Epiphanius, to Antioch.

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  • Casimir began by tying the hands of the Teutonic Order by the truce of Thorn; he induced the king of Bohemia to relinquish his claims to the Polish throne by consenting to leave him a free hand in Silesia (conference of Trencsen, early in 1335); and subsequently he attended the celebrated congress of Visegrad (November 12December 3, 1 335), where Charles Robert entertained him and the king of Bohemia magnificently.

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  • He went to Constantinople, and Justinian, who entertained his complaint, sent him back to Rome, but Vigilius was ultimately able to banish his rival to Pandataria, where the rest of his life was spent in obscurity.

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  • The second of these essays opens with the striking remark, "There can scarcely be a doubt entertained respecting the reducibility of all elastic fluids of whatever kind, into liquids; and we ought not to despair of effecting it in low temperatures and by strong pressures exerted upon the unmixed gases"; further, after describing experiments to ascertain the tension of aqueous vapour at different points between 32° and 212° F., he concludes, from observations on the vapour of six different liquids, "that the variation of the force of vapour from all liquids is the same for the same variation of temperature, reckoning from vapour of any given force."

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  • The objection entertained by many natives to entering hospitals or to altering their traditional methods of cure renders these diseases much more malignant and fatal than they would be in other circumstances.

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  • Such proposals could not be entertained by Great Britain; and as the sultan remained obstinate the British ambassador on the 3rd of May presented a note to the Porte requiring compliance with the British proposals within ten days.

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  • His unrivalled and various learning, his dialectical expertness, and his massive judgment, rendered him a formidable antagonist; but the respect entertained for him by his opponents was chiefly aroused by his recognized love of truth and superiority to personal considerations.

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  • He held monks strictly to the performance of their vows; took care to satisfy himself of the fitness of candidates for bishoprics; enjoined regular catechetical instruction, greater simplicity in preaching, and greater reverence in worship. The moral teaching of the Jesuits incurred his condemnation (1679) (see Liguori), an act which the society never forgave, and which it partially revenged by forcing, through the Inquisition, the condemnation of the quietistic doctrines of Molinos (1687), for which Innocent entertained some sympathy (see MoLINOs).

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  • Both high commissioner and the imperial government were hopeful that Kruger might even yet be induced to modify his policy; the Uitlanders now entertained no such hope and they prepared to appeal to arms to obtain redress of their grievances.

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  • In 1875 the London Argand, giving a duty of 3.2 candles illuminating power per cubic foot of ordinary 16 candle gas, was looked upon as the most perfect burner of the day, and little hope was entertained that any burner capable of universal adoption would surpass it in its power of developing light from the combustion of coal gas; but the close of the century found the incandescent mantle and the atmospheric burner yielding six times the light that was given by the Argand for the consumption of an equal volume of gas, and to-day, by supplying gas at an increased pressure, a light of ten times the power may be obtained.

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  • Religion may here be defined as the conception of divine, or at least supernatural powers entertained by men in moments of gratitude or of need and distress, in hours of weakness, when, as Homer says, " all folk yearn after the gods."

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  • When the latter came to be made king at Shechem, the old religious centre (see Abimelech), hopes were entertained that a more lenient policy would be introduced.

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  • Pelageya Danilovna began to recognize the mummers, admired their cleverly contrived costumes, and particularly how they suited the young ladies, and she thanked them all for having entertained her so well.

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  • While the film does keep adults and kids relatively entertained, it also drifts into both lame slapstick and sappy sentimentality.

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  • It does n't really help that there is n't enough suspense in the story to keep people entertained.

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  • Re-live history as you walk in the footsteps of the kings and queens who have been entertained at Hedingham.

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  • A ski kindergarten is also available to keep youngsters entertained.

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  • Toys and Books-You'll want to keep your little one as occupied and entertained as possible.

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  • Children not only need to be entertained, but it also good to incorporate the tasks of daily life into a child's activities.

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  • Your ferret will have the safety of a cage with all of the bells and whistles to keep them entertained and comfortable.

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  • Offering them the best toys and cages for them to live in will keep the ferret and the owner entertained.

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  • Videos for cats can help keep your feline entertained when you have other things to do.

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  • Now you get to read the sentiments, be entertained and have a keepsake all in one!

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  • For my last cat tip, I wanted to leave you with a fun winter project that will help your cat stay entertained, fit and happy during the long winter months ahead.

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  • You can add different tiers, cat condos, or window perches to keep your pet entertained for hours.

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  • Once you get past the number of menus to get to the games at Mothergoose.com, you'll find some nice, easy arcade games to keep your child amused and entertained.

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  • These types of online games can keep children entertained for hours, and they also provide many important lessons for the youngsters who play them.

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  • Players create their Sims, buy a house, get a job and work on keeping their Sims entertained, happy and clean while also paying their bills.

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  • Keeping a balance of playing games online and playing games away from the computer is a good way to ensure children stay entertained.

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  • The Shrek Belch game caters to the child who is entertained by off-color humor.

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  • They should provide enough activities and some incentives to keep your virtual pet happy and you entertained.

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  • Not only is there enough to keep your pet entertained, there's plenty to keep you busy as well.

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  • Ski Resort might not possess the vertical rise of the behemoths in Colorado, Utah or Wyoming, but there is plenty of terrain, and a host of activities to keep the family entertained and interested.

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  • Desktop games are a lot less complicated than other gaming products out there, but they still have a way of keeping people entertained.

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  • But some young children need to be entertained.

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  • Today's teens are accustomed to being entertained, so you'll have to be creative when planning these activities.

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  • While keeping kids entertained for a few hours might seem easy, sometimes it isn't.

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  • If you let the children choose what they want to do, then they will feel important and they will be more entertained by whatever activity they choose.

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  • Also, it is important to keep the children you are watching happy and entertained.

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  • The older a child is when you are babysitting, the easier it is to keep them entertained.

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  • The reason why older teens tend to make more money babysitting is because they can sometimes drive the children places, such as the zoo, to keep them entertained.

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  • If you need to keep six or more kids entertained inside, try one of these fun games.

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  • Some hostesses will start them as a way to keep the guests entertained until the guest of honor arrives.

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  • Elegant table decorations can keep your guests entertained and interested, even with a spooky wedding theme.

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  • Here are just a few that have both shocked and entertained fans.

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  • Maxim - The online version of this men's magazine features a gallery with plenty of slideshow categories to keep you entertained.

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  • Cruises to Mexico offer an exciting array of onboard activities to keep everyone interested and entertained.

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  • Dogs love variety just as much as we do, so Kong offers several models to keep your pet entertained.

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  • Your friends will certainly be entertained by the artwork, whether it's from your two-legged or four-legged kids!

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  • There are also ways to keep your busy working dog quietly entertained that will encourage him to lie down.

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  • There are a few things that you can do to keep your working dog entertained that do not involve running, bounding, barking, jumping, spinning, and all of his other normal activities.

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  • You visit your local dog supply in search of a few toys to keep Fido entertained.

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  • If you're tired of wasting your money, consider investing in one of these nearly indestructible dog toys to keep your pet entertained for more than a day.

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  • Providing your dog with items that he is allowed to chew will keep him entertained and out of trouble.

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  • Buy a few toys or rawhide bones to keep her entertained when she arrives along with a water and food bowl specifically for her.

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  • Keeping your pup in a crate with safe chewing toys, such as indestructible plastic chew toys, can protect your belongings and help keep your pet entertained when you can't be there to supervise him.

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  • The duo entertained themselves by playing covers of other artists and interacting with their audience.

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  • A variety of fun activities can be done with the elderly that keep seniors engaged and entertained.

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  • Since the park first opened in 1971, it has entertained and thrilled millions of guests, and millions more enjoy its rides, shows, and other attractions each year..

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  • Camp Snoopy - This fun area will keep the kids entertained with child-sized rides and characters from the famous Peanuts comic strip.

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  • This theme park destination is just a stone's throw from both Chicago and Milwaukee, and provides rides, shows, food and water park fun to keep all ages entertained.

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  • With a combination of frightful shows, scarier rides, and enough special events to keep everyone in your family entertained, it's a no-fail way to celebrate Halloween.

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  • If you're a Marvel superhero fan, it's a game that will keep you interested and entertained.

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  • Realistically, you can't possibly expect very much from Care Bears: The Care Quests, but this colorful title will keep pre-schoolers entertained at least for a little while.

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  • A few upset customers due to a lack of snacks will be better than losing a larger number who haven't been fed or entertained.

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  • It's a decent little snack that should keep you entertained between meatier role-playing offerings.

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  • Whereas other rhythm games may simply try to keep you entertained with an extensive playlist, flashy graphics, and so forth, Elite Beat Agents adds in a little something extra.

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  • Once you have beaten the game, there are many unlockables for the next time you play such as: 5 new costumes with different powers, super hard mode (God Mode), new levels, and new scenes that will keep you entertained for hours.

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  • If the 85 tracks included in the Guitar Hero 5 song list are not enough to keep you entertained, it is also possible to purchase additional tracks as downloadable content.

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  • Are you truly entertained when you can beat a game with an invincibility cheat?

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  • Its innovative style is enough to keep you entertained until the end, but if you're looking for a challenge you'll have to play through the game more than once.

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  • They'll definitely keep you entertained when screaming across the finish line isn't enough.

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  • While playing against a friend will probably bring you the most joy, pain, and any variety of other emotions, there is also a good selection of game modes that will keep you entertained as you challenge computer-controlled opponents.

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  • The dog still has to be fed, entertained, and walked.

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  • While downloading games, Gametap will keep you entertained by playing little videos for you.

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  • Filled with new areas and plot twists, while retaining elements and characters from Pokemon Ruby and Sapphire, this game will keep you entertained with hours of fun.

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  • Provide a lot of shows to keep guests entertained.

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  • A combination of Space Invaders and BrickBreaker, this alien blasting video game will keep you entertained for hours.

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  • Wii Sports and Wii Sports Resort are different sports mini-games like bowling, archery and skydiving to keep you entertained.

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  • And of course, there's a good selection of mini games to keep you entertained between multiplayer sessions.

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  • Microsoft entertained both teams for a couple of weeks and eventually began developing the Xbox.

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  • There's no denying that Nintendo has a lot of fantastic franchises that have entertained us over the years.

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  • Cubis 2 is a fun, addictive little game that will keep you entertained for quite a while.

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  • This was actually the first sparkling wine served at the White House and served when President Nixon entertained the Chinese Premier.

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  • Whether they are commercially made or made with love by some long-ago grandfather, these boats have entertained children for decades.

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  • Make sure that you have plenty of power to keep you in touch and entertained with an extra battery pack.

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  • Still, they can be a source for a gem or two to keep you entertained.

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  • This is a tool for keeping yourself entertained between classes, on public transportation, and more.

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  • A growing proliferation of mobile television is likely, because people want to be entertained on the go.

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  • These can keep you entertained while waiting at the subway station, sitting in the dentist's office, or just any other situation where you have a few minutes to spare.

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  • Prepare to be entertained not only by your iTunes collection, but also the never-ending supply of talk and music via the Internet.

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  • To stay entertained on the go, you may want to consider a nice set of headphones so you don't disturb your seatmates on the subway train.

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  • The witty website TVgasm also reports weekly recaps of the show, with plenty of punchy commentary to keep you in the loop and entertained at the same time.

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  • The site uses games and songs to keep children entertained and learning.

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  • Each lesson focuses on phonemic awareness while keeping children entertained with the antics of on screen characters.

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  • Kids are very entertained by the process of turning a simple piece of paper into a work of art.

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  • While Astor originally entertained friends and relatives at the St. Regis, the site quickly became a hot spot for the world's elite.

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  • Additionally, it is articulated with a firing launcher, keeping kids entertained.

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  • Your child may well be entertained for hours with this pirate ship.

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  • Polly Pocket has entertained little girls for many years, and the next generation will continue to love all that Polly has to offer.

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  • Plastic toy soldiers have entertained children for generations, and while competition from high-tech toys may have knocked these tiny figures from the top of many children's toy lists, they continue to remain popular action figures today.

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  • Girls are especially entertained by dressing up these dolls in a variety of outfits.

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  • Wooden alphabet blocks have entertained kids for decades.

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  • The toy helps to keep kids entertained and practicing longer with sounds effects and music.

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  • Take your time in choosing the right iCarly toys for your iCarly fan and be ready to be entertained by your child's enjoyment.

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  • Playing Memory match on the computer is a great way to keep kids entertained.

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  • Many websites offer versions beyond those listed above to constantly keep you challenged and entertained while playing the game.

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  • Dig out this game on a rainy day or during a long weekend for some good old-fashioned fun that has entertained generations from around the world.

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  • Especially during the winter months, when many families are forced to endure inclement weather, kids' Christmas games can be an excellent distraction to keep them entertained.

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  • If your dog keeps the family entertained, consider dressing him as a clown, like this colorful costume from Costumes Inc.. A cheerleader costume is another appropriate choice for a fun-loving pet.

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  • Court Jesters entertained the King and Queen as well as the court.

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  • It has lots of fun features, including personality tests and quizzes created by members, which keep members entertained while helping them find a match.

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  • Their website advertises more than 350 visitors a night each weekend, sure to be enough to keep everyone entertained.

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