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  • The climate is one of great extremes of heat and cold, with a dry winter and a usually wet summer, the prevailing wind of winter being N.W.

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  • The greatest extremes recorded were - 15° F.

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  • Hence this part of the country has a cold winter climate, so that while the mean summer temperature of Milan is higher than that of Sassari, and equal to that of Naples, and the extremes reached at Milan and Bologna are a good deal higher than those of Naples, the mean winter temperature of Turin is actually lower than that of Copenhagen.

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  • The extremes of heat and cold in Chih-li are very marked.

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  • Those were extremes, no doubt, but they are not what is most important.

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  • Since the death of Mirabeau no one had appeared who could strike the happy mean and enforce his will on the extremes on either side.

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  • During a period of twenty years, from January 1887 to December 1906, extremes of temperature at Biloxi, on the coast, ranged from 1 ° F.

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  • Extremes range from 106 ft.

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  • The simplest of all coverings is the loin-cloth characteristic of warm climates, and a necessary protection where there are trying extremes of temperature.

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  • The extremes of heat and cold are very great.

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  • Owing to its physical configuration Baden presents great extremes of heat and cold.

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  • At Elko, Elko county, in the N.E., the mean temperature for the year is 46° F.; for the winter (December, January and February) it is 26°, with extremes reported of 73° and - 42°; the mean temperature for the summer (June, July and August) is 69°, with extremes of 108° and 20°.

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  • At Hawthorne, Esmeralda county, in the S.W., the mean temperature for the year is 54 0; for the winter it is 36°, with extremes of 69° and - 6°; the mean temperature for the summer is 72°, with extremes of 102° and 32°.

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  • Flies seem capable of adapting themselves to extremes of cold equally as well as to those of heat, and species belonging to the order are almost invariably included in the collections brought back by members of Arctic expeditions.

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  • The climate is generally such as to secure the population the necessaries of life without severe labour; the extremes of heat and drought are such as to render the land unsuitable for pasture, and the people everywhere subsist by cultivation of the soil or commerce, and live in settled villages or towns.

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  • Of these 6, the two first to be considered are very plainly separable and represent the extremes of Polychaete organization.

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  • The waters near shore are shoal, and as there are few harbours of refuge of easy access navigation is dangerous in heavy storms. Around the lake the climate is equable, for, though the winter is cold and the summer hot, the waters of the lake modify the extremes, the mean temperature varying from 40° to 54° F.

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  • He had to steer a middle course between the extremes represented by the Carbonari on the one hand and the Sanfedisti on the other, and he consistently refused to employ the cruel and inquisitorial methods in vogue under his successors.

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  • Although liable to great extremes of temperature, and to a very scanty rainfall, the district is not unhealthy.

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  • In the same way glass can be rendered more or less fusible, and its stability can be increased both in relation to extremes of temperature and to the chemical action of solvents.

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  • types, may be distinguished, and these, with the two extremes of brown coal or lignite and anthracite, form a perfectly continuous series.

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  • Extremes of temperature have ranged from - 36° F.

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  • The climate is very severe, with great extremes of heat and cold.

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  • The Realists held that universals alone have substantial reality, existing ante res; the Nominalists that universals are mere names invented to express the qualities of particular things and existing post res; while the Conceptualists, mediating between the two extremes, held that universals are concepts which exist in our minds and express real similarities in things themselves.

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  • - The climate over the greater part of the country varies between extremes of heat and cold, the thermometer ranging between 90° F.

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  • The custom of dwelling, for part of the day at least, in booths, is still kept up by orthodox Jews, who have temporary huts covered with branches erected in their courtyards, and those who are not in possession of a house with a backyard often go to pathetic extremes in order to fulfil the law by making holes in roofs, across which branches are placed.

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  • More than four-fifths of the total area sown to cane in the island is in the three provinces of Santa Clara, Matanzas and Oriente (formerly Santiago), the former two representing two-thirds of the area and three-fourths of the crop. The majority of the sugar estates are of an area less than 3000 acres, and the most common area is between 1500 and 2000 acres; but the extremes range from a very small size to 60,000 acres.

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  • In his 5th symphony he introduced 3 trombones and extended both the upper and lower extremes of the windband by a piccolo and a double bassoon.

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  • The mean annual temperature is 47.5° F.; the average range of extremes per year during the decade ending with 1900 was 136° F., while the greatest extremes recorded are from - 43° F.

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  • As a rule flies are of small or moderate size, and many, such as certain blood-sucking midges of the genus Ceratopogon, are even minute; as extremes of size may be mentioned a common British midge, Ceratopogon varius, the female of which measures only 14 millimetre, and the gigantic Mydaidae of Central and South America as well as certain Australian robber-flies, which have a body 1-11n.

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  • Sydney was the centre of the disturbance, and the city was in a state of industrial siege, feeling running to dangerous extremes.

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  • The opinions of present-day economists appear to fluctuate between these two extremes.

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  • Every one was weary of the war, and many felt that it would be unwise to push Napoleon and the French nation to extremes.

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  • Its depth, together with its porous nature, makes the fertile soil of Iowa capable of withstanding the extremes of wet and dry remarkably well, and it is perhaps true that, taken as a whole, no other state in the Union has a superior soil for agriculture.

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  • The climate is trying, showing great extremes of temperature (20° F.

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  • In general the climate of New York is typical of that of northern United States, a climate of extremes, hot in summer, and cold in winter, and yet healthful, stimulating, and, on the whole, not disagreeable.

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  • The climate is generally dry, although less so on the mountains and in the Flathead river basin than on the Great Plains, and is subject to sudden changes and to great extremes of temperature; but the temperature varies more than the amount of precipitation.

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  • On the Great Plains a range of extremes within a year from - 40° F.

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  • The winters are long and marked by exceedingly low temperatures, but as they are the driest season of the year, the extremes are not so disagreeable as they would be in a more humid region.

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  • As a result, the extremes of heat and cold are not as great as those in most inland cities.

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  • The mean monthly temperatures vary between 20 in January and 70° in July, with extremes of loo° and - 25° The mean annual precipitation is 31.4 in.

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  • There are no mountains, forests or large bodies of water to moderate the extremes of summer and winter, and the uniformity of topography makes the ranges of temperature for different parts of the state very nearly the same.

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  • Although enervating, the climate of Siam, as is natural from the position of the country, is not one of extremes.

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  • Protection from violent draught and shelter from extremes of heat and cold are necessary, but in most cases the choice is best left to the animals themselves, and the most successful arrangements consist of free exposure to the open air, with access to warmth and shelter.

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  • Although the west section is generally much the cooler in summer, yet both of the greatest extremes recorded since 1891 were at points not far apart in Western Maryland: 109° F.

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  • Between these extremes there would be many shades and degrees of ignorance and knowledge.

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  • The truth seems to rest midway between these extremes.

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  • It can be said confidently that the truth is between these two extremes (though in what exact year it is not easy to say), as will be evident from a consideration of the arguments urged, which in each case appear less to prove one extreme than to disprove its opposite.

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  • The first missionary journey may have begun in 47 or 48; the arrival of Festus may have taken place in the summer of 58 or of 59; the two years of the Roman imprisonment recorded in the last chapter of Acts may have ended in the spring of 61 or 62; and the dates which fall in between these extremes are liable to the same variation.

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  • The island regions of the Pacific are everywhere characterized by uniform high air-temperatures; the mean annual range varies from 1° to 9° F., with extremes of 24° to 27°, and the diurnal range from 9° to 16°.

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  • Owing to the proximity of two oceans, and the varied configuration of the surface of Costa Rica, an area of a few square miles may exhibit the most striking extremes of climate; but, over the entire country, it is possible to distinguish three climatic zones - tropical, temperate and cold.

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  • Between these extremes were the small farmers of the" Barrens" 2 in Kentucky and of the Piedmont Region in Virginia.

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  • The climate, although healthy, is very changeable, with great extremes of temperature and heavy rainfall, especially in the summer.

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  • In some localities the characteristic types of the two climatic extremes, the palm and the pine, are to be found growing side by side.

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  • The greatest extremes of temperature occur in the deep mountain valleys where it sometimes rises to 102° F.

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  • or below in winter; higher up on the mountains it is never so warm and along the sea-coast both extremes are considerably less.

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  • It is with respect to this number of segments that respectively constitute the pygidium and the midregion of the body that Trilobites differ most markedly from each other; and it is a singular fact that the extremes in structural organization in this particular to be met with in the Trilobita are found side by side in strata of Cambrian age.

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  • In many cases, at any rate, this indicates a difference in sexuality; and it is particularly necessary to bear this factor in mind when considering the avian Trypanosomes, where, perhaps, the extremes of form are to be met with.

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  • Cities are few and far apart, and the climate is one of extremes of heat and cold.

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  • The ground colour of the jaguar varies greatly, ranging from white to black, the rosette markings in the extremes being but faintly visible.

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  • The Lima (Ohio)-Indiana, the Illinois, the Mid-Continent (Kansas, Oklahoma and northern Texas) and the Gulf (Texas and Louisiana) fields produce oils containing more or less of sulphur and asphalt between the extremes of the two other fields just mentioned.

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  • In his casuistical works he was a diligent compiler, whose avowed design was to take a middle course between the two current extremes of severity and laxity.

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  • Liguori's great achievement lay in steering a middle course between these various extremes.

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  • Though the climate of the plains is one of extremes and often of rather sudden changes, it is brisk and invigorating and of particular value for persons affected with lung troubles.

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  • Born In 1784, And Brought Up Among Reminiscent Eye Witnesses Of The Old Regime, He Was An Eager Listener, With A Wonderful4 Memory And Whole Hearted Pride In The Glories Of His Race And Family, A Kindly Seigneur, Who Loved And 'Was Loved By All His Censitaires, A Keen Observer Of Many Changing Systems, Down, To The Final Confederation Of 1867, And A Man Who Had Felt' Both Extremes Of Fortune (Memoires, 1866).

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  • for Pacific American and Australian; about midway between these two extremes we find Indian and Argentine, the greatest bulk coming at about the 15s.

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  • Here, for the first time in logical literature, subject and predicate suddenly appear as terms, or extremes, with the verb of being (r6 e bat) or not being (re) 1.6 that) completely disengaged from both, but connecting them as a copula.

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  • Between the two extremes stood the discontented Moderates, who indulged freely in grumbling without knowing how the unsatisfactory state of things was to be remedied.

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  • For some years the emperor, with his sound common-sense and dislike of exaggeration, held the balance fairly between the two extremes; but long years of uninterrupted labour, anxiety and disappointment weakened his zeal for reform, and when radicalism assumed more and more the form of secret societies and revolutionary agitation, he felt constrained to adopt severe repressive measures.

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  • His views imply a cultivated intelligence well versed in practical affairs, opposing to the extremes of both nominalism and realism a practical common sense.

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  • This point of view was carried to extremes by those who discarded all real study, and based their treatment on rules of thumb.

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  • "Mean" as a substantive has the following principal applications; it is used of that quality, course of action, condition, state, &c., which is equally distant from two extremes, as in such phrases as the "golden (or happy) mean."

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  • The greatest recorded extremes of local rainfall for a year within the larger islands range from 12 to 300 in.

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  • Extremes meet; and those who believe only in body and those who believe only in mind, have an equal right to the equivocal term " monist."

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  • wide (the extremes being used on the one hand for children's cots or ship bunks and on the other for old-fashioned four-posters), which may be either plain or twilled, bleached, unbleached or half-bleached; (2) a grey calico, heavier than a shirting, sent largely to China and other markets, usually 36 in.

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  • The mean annual temperature decreases to the north-westward on the Alleghany plateau, but on the Erie plain, in the extreme north-west, Lake Erie exerts its moderating influence, the mean temperature rises, and extremes shorten.

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  • At Philadelphia the mean temperature in winter (December, January and February) is 34°, the mean temperature in summer (June, July and August) is 74°, and the range of extremes here for a long period of years ending with 1907 was within 103° and 6°.

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  • At Huntingdon, Huntingdon county, in the Juniata Valley, the winter mean is 30°, the summer mean 71°, and within the period from 1888 to 1907 extremes ranged from 104° to 23°.

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  • During the period from 1875 to 1905 inclusive, extremes within the state ranged from 107° at York, York county, in July 1901, to - 42° at Smithport, McKean county, in January 1904.

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  • Holding moderate religious views, he deprecated alike the extremes represented by Puritanism and Roman Catholicism.

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  • They owe their capacity to live under the most inhospitable conditions to the dual nature of the organism, and to their capacity to withstand extremes of heat, cold and drought without destruction.

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  • Though so little sensitive to drought and extremes of temperature lichens appear to be very easily affected by the presence in the air of noxious substances such as are found in large cities or manufacturing towns.

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  • The climate, influenced by the high elevation, is characterized by long and severe winters and short summers with great diurnal extremes of temperature.

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  • Extremes have ranged from 96° in July to - 35° in February.

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  • In their simplest form, they are merely a row of slender stakes of larch or other wood driven into the ground, and connected by a slight rod or fillet at top. The use of iron rails has now been almost wholly discontinued on account of metallic substances acting as powerful conductors of both heat and cold in equal extremes.

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  • Protect stage auriculas and hyacinths from extremes of every description of weather; and tulips from hoar-frosts and heavy rains.

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  • The extremes of density of population are found in the provinces of North Holland and South Holland on the one hand, and Drente on the other.

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  • But, intermediate in richness between these two extremes, the iron ores mined to-day and these 2 and 3% ores, there is an incalculably great quantity of ore capable of mechanical concentration, and another perhaps vaster store of ore which we do not yet know how to concentrate mechanically, so that the day when a pound of iron in the ore will cost as much as a pound of copper in the ore costs to-day is immeasurably distant.

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  • Again in the "Queen's Megaron" in the east wing of the Great Palace it was found that the exposure of the remains to the violent extremes of Cretan weather must soon prove fatal to them.

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  • As women are debarred from exercising the spiritual functions of the ministry, it follows that nuns have to devote themselves either to a more purely contemplative life, or else to a more wholly active one, than is usual among the orders of men, who commonly, in virtue of their priesthood, have been able to find a mixed form of life between the two extremes.

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  • While in this phase he wrote his novels Yeast and Alton Locke, in which, though he pointed out unsparingly the folly of extremes, he certainly sympathized not only with the poor, but with much that was done and said by the leaders in the Chartist movement.

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  • But the winter extremes go far below this range: during the prevalence of north-east winds the thermometer drops to -20°, or even lower, on the surrounding steppes, while on the Ust-Urt plateau a temperature of -30 is not uncommon.

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  • The extremes of cold and heat are, as recorded in the ten years 1895-1905, 7 in Konigsberg and 93 ifl Heidelberg (the hottest place in Germany).

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  • The climate of Sheng-king is marked by extremes of heat and cold.

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  • Between the two extremes there was variation not only between city and city, but, no doubt, in one and the same city at different times.

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  • With regard to some suras, it may be doubtful whether they ought to be reckoned amongst the middle group, or with one or other of the extremes.

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  • At first all seemed to go badly, as the British officers despised the enemy, and the sepoys were unaccustomed to mountain warfare, and thus alternate extremes of rashness and despondency were exhibited.

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  • (extremes), with its fantastic coast-line indented by fjords and projecting into long spits or promontories, may be considered as the nucleus of the kingdom, inasmuch as it contains the capital, Copenhagen, and such important towns as Roskilde, Slagelse, Korsor, Naestved and Elsinore (Helsingor).

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  • These are the summer and winter portions of the year, and an important result of the prevalence of these winds, with their accompanying rains, which are coincident with the annual extremes of temperature, is to imprint a more strictly insular character on the climate, by moderating the heat of summer and the cold of winter.

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  • The climate of Illinois is notable for its extremes of temperature.

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  • The warm winds which sweep up the Mississippi Valley from the Gulf of Mexico are responsible for the extremes of heat, and the Arctic winds of the north, which find no mountain range to break their strength, cause the extremes of cold.

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  • The range of extremes is considerably greater in the N.

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  • than in the S.; for example, at Winnebago extremes have ranged from - 26° F.

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  • He lays special stress on the point that abstract ideas when held in their abstraction are almost interchangeable with their opposites - that extremes meet, and that in every true and concrete idea there is a coincidence of opposites.

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  • The change of plan explains, although it may not exculpate, the formlessness and loose construction of the work, its extremes of realistic detail and poetic allegory.

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  • On the maritime-plain the mean annual temperature is 70° F., the normal extremes being about 50° to about 90°.

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  • German and Austrian workers had for years shown more energy than originality, but they have recently embraced the newest English developments and carried them to extremes of exaggeration.

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  • The temperature is nearly constant in southern India the whole year round, but in northern India, where the extremes of both heat and cold are greatest, the variation is very large.

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  • At Manila the mean annual temperature is about 80° F., the range of mean monthly temperature 6.48°, from 77° in January to 83.48° in May; and the range of extremes (during the period from 1881 to 1902) 39.96° from 60.08° in January 1881 to Ioo 04° in May 1889.

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  • - France has devoted very considerable attention to prison matters and is now practising the two extremes of treatment, the strict cellular isolation of the Belgian system and the penal exile or transportation which was long the English rule.

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  • In the United States the policy varies between the two extremes of making prisoners self-supporting and of leaving them in idleness so that the whole weight of expense falls upon the state.

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  • Each inference contains three terms. In syllogistic inference the subject of the conclusion is the minor term, and its predicate the major term, while between these two extremes the term common to the two premises is the middle term, and the premise containing the middle and major terms is the major premise, the premise containing the middle and minor terms the minor premise.

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  • Between these extremes there is room for a third theory, empirical yet providing a knowledge of the really necessary.

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  • In the first place, it tends to take up an intermediate position between the extremes of Kant and Hegel.

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  • An old error that we may have a valid syllogism from merely negative premises (ex omnibus negativis), long ago answered by Alexander and Boethius, is now revived by Lotze, Jevons and Bradley, who do not perceive that the supposed second negative is really an affirmative containing a " not " which can only be carried through the syllogism by separating it from the copula and attaching it to one of the extremes, thus: The just are not unhappy (negative).

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  • At any rate it may be said that generally speaking the maximum, minimum and mean temperatures of points of approximately equal altitude are respectively but slightly different in northern or southern California.2 Death Valley surpasses for combined heat and aridity any meteorological stations on earth where regular observations are taken, although for extremes of heat it is exceeded by places in the Colorado desert.

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  • Between these two extremes the chief cones, proceeding southwards, are: the Maribios chain, comprising El Viejo (5840 ft.), Santa Clara, Telica, Orota, Las Pilas,'Axosco, Momotombo (4127 ft.), all crowded close together between the Bay of Fonesca and Lake Managua; Masaya or Popocatepac (which was active in 1670, 1782, 1857 and 5902, and attains a height of 2972 ft.), and Mombacho (4593 ft.), near Granada; lastly, in Lake Nicaragua the two islands of Zapatera and Ometepe or Omotepec with its twin peaks Ometepe (5 6 43 ft.) and Madera.

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  • Observations made at Greytown in 1890 showed the extremes of temperature to be 89° Fahr.

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  • The climate of the district is liable to extremes, being very cold in the winter and excessively hot in the summer.

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  • The climate shows great extremes of heat in summer and of cold in winter, when fierce north and north-west winds blow across the plains.

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  • Extremes ranged, however, from an absolute maximum of 104° to an absolute minimum of - 15°.

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  • The climate of Virginia is generally free from extremes of heat and cold.

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  • In striving to imitate the rugged strength and independence of their master Socrates, they went to such extremes as rather to caricature him.

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  • As soon as the stock has been kept a sufficient time to pass through all the ordinary extremes of climate, a number of the hardiest may be removed to the more remote station, and the same process gone through, giving protection if necessary while the stock is being increased, but as soon as a large number of healthy individuals are produced, subjecting them to all the vicissitudes of the climate.

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  • Between these extremes the following actual average temperatures have been observed at certain stations from north' to south which are appropriately grouped for the purpose of comparison (heights above sea-level following each name) Jockmock (850 ft.), at the foot of the lake-chain on the Little Lule River-29.7°; and Haparanda (30 ft.), at the head of the Gulf of Bothnia-32.4°.

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  • In general terms it may be said that the extremes of temperature are not so great as in corresponding latitudes of the northern hemisphere, because of the greater expanse of water in comparison with the land areas, the summers being cooler and the winters warmer.

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  • In most constitutional countries the procedure is somewhat of a mean between the extremes of the United Kingdom and the United States.

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  • The introduction of the clinical thermometer, which allows us to ascertain exactly the amount to which the temperature rises in fever or to which it is reduced by antipyretic measures, is to the physician like the compass to the sailor, and allows him to steer safely between two extremes.

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  • In either case they would not be subjected, at least in their growing season, to the same extremes of heat, cold and drought as plants growing on inland plains.

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  • North of the railway line, hedged in between Afghanistan and the plains of the Indus, stretch the long ridges of rough but picturesque highlands, which embrace the central ranges of the Suliman system (the prehistoric home of the Pathan highlander), where vegetation is often alpine, and the climate clear and bracing and subject to no great extremes of temperature.

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  • The climate of British Baluchistan is dry and bracing - even exhilarating - but the extremes of temperature lead to the development of fever in very severe forms. On the whole it is favourable to European existence.

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  • In a period of 32 years, ending December 1903, the extremes of temperature were 29° and 100° F.; the highest monthly average 6 5°, the lowest 46°; the average for January, March, June, September and December, respectively 5 o °, 54°, 59°, 61°, and 51° F.

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  • Between these extremes the diversity in vegetable life is as great as that of climate and soil.

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  • Enduring hardily great extremes of heat and moisture, it is throughout the arid South-west the most important, and in many localities the only important, native tree.

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  • The somewhat different question of the resistance of ripe spores or cells to extremes of heat and cold has received attention.

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  • In health the blood and internal tissues are bacterium-free; after death they offer a most suitable pabulum for various bacteria; but between these two extremes lie states of varying liability to infection.

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  • Hence the necessity of avoiding extremes; too much and too little are alike evils.

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  • On the other hand, the prevailing winds of the upper peninsula being northwesterly, the lakes have little effect on the temperature there; and so, while in the south-west the extremes are not great, in the rest of the state they have ranged within two years from 104° F.

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  • When York's protectorate was ended by Henry's recovery in January 1455, Margaret, not content with the restoration of Somerset and her other friends to liberty and office, pushed her politics to extremes.

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  • These records of temperature afford a striking illustration of the moderating influence of the ocean upon the extremes of summer and winter.

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  • The climate is rather subject to extremes, the mean temperature for the year, at Kishinev, being 50° Fahr., of January 27°, and of July 72°.

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  • From the first he displayed rare ability as a debater, his inspiring and yet amiable personality attracted hosts of admirers, while his extraordinary tact and temper disarmed opposition and enabled him to mediate between extremes without ever sacrificing principles.

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  • Extremes of temperature are not so great as farther inland in the same latitude; for the summer heats are tempered by the sea and the cool north winds, and the winter cold is so constant as to be less severely felt than the changing temperature of more southern districts.

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  • these two extremes.

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  • These figures show that tolerably mild winters (as a whole, apart from the extremes of cold already indicated) are followed by cool summers, both seasons being accompanied by overcast skies, constant and sudden changes from fair to foul weather; while fogs, mists, rains, snows and high winds (prevailing throughout the year) endanger the navigation of the intricate inland channels.

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  • Temperatures as high as 100° to 105° and as low as - 20° or - 30° are recorded locally almost every year, and the maximum range of extremes shown by the records is from 116° at Marble Hill, Bollinger county, in July 1901, to - 40° at Warsaw, Benton county, in February 1905.

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  • The two-season division rules in the departments of Santander and Antioquia, but without the extremes of humidity and aridity characteristic of the eastern plains.

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  • Its chief characteristics are the dryness and clearness of the atmosphere and the considerable daily range in temperature; whilst nevertheless the extremes of heat and cold are rarely encountered.

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  • The climate of the northern plains is similar to that of the Karroo, but the extremes of cold and heat are greater.

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  • In the New Red Sandstone, the Greensand and the upper Chalk, we find the opposite extremes; while the igneous rocks are for the most part only permeable in virtue of the open fissures they contain.

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  • Owing to its greater elevation the southern portion of Oregon experiences greater extremes of temperature than the northern.

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  • of the Cascades the climate is of a continental type, with much greater ranges of temperature than in the W., although in a few low valleys, as at the Dalles, the extremes are somewhat modified.

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  • At Astoria, near the mouth of the Columbia river, the mean annual temperature is 52° F., with extremes recorded of 97° and 10°; but at Silver Lake, in the Great Basin region, while the mean annual temperature is 44°, the highest and lowest ever recorded are respectively 104° and - 32°.

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  • This method was carried to ruthless extremes by the Inquisition, but was by no means unknown in countries in which this institution never gained a foothold; as in England, where torture was practised, though never legalized, for this purpose.

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  • Extremes of heat and cold occur, but as a rule the winters are dry and mild, while the summer heats are tempered by the perpetual prairie breezes, and the summer nights are usually cool and refreshing.

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  • The absolute extremes were 116° and - 34°.

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  • Unfortunately for England his ambition was to be tile mirror of chivalry rather than a model administrator He took up and abandoned great enterprises with equal levity; he was reckless in the spending of money; and in times of trouble he was careless of constitutional precedent, and apt to push his prerogative to extremes.

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  • Disarmed, however, by the dukes frank submission they wisely resolved not to push him to extremes, and the first council which was appointed to act for the new monarch was a sort of coalition ministry in which Lancasters followers as well as his foes were represented.

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  • But he had that quality which Aristotle places high among the virtues - the noble mean of Magnificence, standing midway between the two extremes of vulgar ostentation and narrow pettiness.

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  • In point of bodily size mammals present a greater range of variation than is exhibited by any other living terrestrial animals, the extremes in this respect being displayed by the African elephant on the one hand and certain species of shrewmice (whose head and body scarcely exceed an inch and a half in length) on the other.

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  • Within a period of thirty-eight years, from 1870 to 1908, extremes at Milwaukee ranged from 100° to - 25°, while at La Crosse, on the western border and less than 60 m.

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  • The greatest extremes recorded at regular observing stations range from 1 i 1 ° at Brodhead, in Green county and near the southern border, on the list of July 1901 to - 48° at Barron, in Barron county in the north-western part of the state, on the 10th of February 1889.

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  • Anyway, we must remember that radical theology had gone to much greater extremes in denial (Anomaeans - the Son unlike the Father).

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  • The climate is characterized by great extremes and a wide range of temperature, not only between summer and winter, but sometimes also in the course of twenty-four hours.

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  • This was a changing England, and one that Disraeli could govern on terms of mutual satisfaction; but not if the reviving "spirit of the country" ran to extremes of selfassertion.

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  • Such a view is almost diametrically opposed to Bentham's conception of normal human existence; the newer utilitarianism of Mill represents an endeavour to find the right middle path between the two extremes.

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  • The climate of Servia is on the whole mild, though subject to the extremes characteristic of inland Eastern countries.

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  • The atoll has an exceedingly healthy climate, and might well be used as a sanatorium for phthisical patients, the temperature never reaching extremes.

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  • in any part of Ireland, whereas over the larger part of the eastern slope of Great Britain it is some 3° lower; and in July the extremes in Ireland are 59° in the north and 62° in Kilkenny.

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  • At Charleston, for example, the mean winter temperature is 51° F., the mean summer temperature 81° F., the mean annual temperature 66° F., and the range of extremes from 104° F.

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  • The range of extremes increases to 108° F.

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  • The greatest range of extremes in the state is from I° F.

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  • Extremes for the various sections range only from 53.4 in.

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  • A more accurate verification of these relations, both at high and low extremes of temperature, has become possible of late years owing to the development of the theory and application of the platinum resistance thermometer.

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  • As regards temperature, the heart of the table-land is characterized by extremes as great as are to be met in almost any part of central Europe.

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  • The first zone is that of the table-land, with the greater part of the Ebro basin, This is the zone of the greatest extremes of temperature.

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  • In this zone the extremes of temperature are less, though the summers here also are warm, and the winters decidedly cool, especially in the north-east.

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  • Between these two extremes the other parts and organs of the body were distributed among the remaining signs of the zodiac, the neck being assigned to the Bull, the shoulders and arms to the Gemini (or twins), the breast to Cancer, the flanks to Leo, the bladder to Virgo, the buttocks to the Balance, the pubis to the Scorpion, the thighs to Sagittarius, the knees to Capricorn, and the limbs to Aquarius.

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  • The length of the Douro, which is greater than that of any other Iberian river except the Tagus and Guadiana, is probably about 485 m.; but competent authorities differ widely in their estimates, the extremes given being 420 and 507 m.

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  • Cope (16) regarded the Apoda as the extremes of a line of degeneration from the Salamanders, with Amphiuma as one of the annectent forms. In the opinion of P. and F.

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  • The climate of Connecticut, though temperate, is subject to sudden changes, yet the extremes of cold and heat are less than in the other New England states.

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  • However, during a period of fifty-four years (1854-1908) the records show a range of extremes from - 30° at Erasmus, Cumberland county, in February 1899, to 107° at several places in July 1901.

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  • The climate of the island, everywhere accessible to the influence of the sea, is maritime-tropical, the temperature ranging generally between 77° and 80° F., the extremes being about 90° and 70° F., only on the higher mountains falling during the night to 54° or 55° F.

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  • Cynthia was appalled that Fitzgerald would go to such extremes to intimidate Lydia if everything the woman said was true.

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  • She has been taken to extremes most parents - even adoptive ones - will never have to confront.

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  • We are hoping to produce automated annotations that in style are between these 2 extremes.

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  • In between these extremes you will find groundbreaking activity in many traditional areas for structural biology.

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  • Not only are these extremes, they are mutually contradictory.

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  • cramped cages where they rarely have any shelter from the extremes of the Romanian weather.

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  • Climate change, river flow extremes and fluvial erosion - scenarios for England and Wales.

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  • Such characters are not altogether exceptional in heroic Spain; it is a land of extremes.

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  • urinary calcium excretion at extremes of sodium intake in normal man.

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  • Argument of extremes The argument of extremes simply extrapolates each side of the argument to the point where they become unreal.

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  • The Master accepts things as they are, and out of compassion avoids extravagance, excess and the extremes.

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  • The right path is obviously to avoid the extremes.

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  • Excessively low rates can push up asset prices to ridiculous extremes and create bubbles.

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  • Effects of temperature extremes (hot and cold ).

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  • Each year there were crises - increasing weather extremes, crop failures, outbreaks of violence, things going wrong, problems escalating.

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  • extremes of temperature achieved between the readings.

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  • extremes of the weather by the large flowering trees.

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  • extremes of emotions, violence and suppression?

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  • extremes of pH, the presence of toxic materials, excess rubble and stone or contamination from organic materials.

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  • frail patients or at the extremes of ages.

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  • helmsman contrary, several of the best helmsmen in the next championships sailed boats that were extremes of each type.

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  • hobby as with all absorbing hobbies, some people take things to extremes.

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  • illogical to assume that the middle ground between these extremes is untenable in practice.

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  • My Dark Life and The Bridge I Burned are both miniature pop masterpieces at opposite extremes of Costello's musical approach.

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  • Currently, many regions seem to lie midway between Holocene extremes.

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  • nihilism of punk into sonic and melodic extremes that evoked everything from dub reggae to Stockhausen.

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  • operable in weather extremes from -40°C to 58°C.

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  • oscillated between extremes of optimism and gloom.

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  • He has, I think, pretty persuasive arguments against both these extremes.

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  • probabilistic forecasting of weather and climate extremes.

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  • Given the extremes of Victorian prudery over anything bodily, let alone sex, this would make ideal " entertainment " material.

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  • Two areas of exposed vegetated shingle occur at the extremes of the barrier.

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  • You people take the anti-war stance to rediculous extremes.

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  • Britain has a changeable but relatively temperate climate without extremes of cold and heat.

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  • This modern stylish sports timepiece has been designed to endure the extremes of a 21st century sporting lifestyle.

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  • most turners will need to draw a line somewhere between the two extremes.

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  • vegetated shingle occur at the extremes of the barrier.

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  • The mean winter temperature for Sassari for1871-1900was 48° F., the mean summer temperature 73° F., while the mean of the extremes reached in each direction were 99° F.

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  • For the same reason, together with its northern aspect, the climate is humid and temperate, unlike that of the inland regions, which are exposed to great extremes of heat in summer and cold in winter.

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  • to the most southerly point of the island of Tierra del Fuego in 55° 2' 30" S., while its extremes of longitude are 53° 40' on the Brazilian frontier and 73° 17' 30" W.

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  • From the Celts has been derived the gay, brilliant and adventurous temperament easily moved to extremes of er,thiisi~cm snd t-lenrpgcg-,n whwh combined with logical and organizing faculties of a high order, the heritage from the Latin domination, and with the industry, frugality and love of the soil natural in an agricultural people go to make up the national character.

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  • Extremes of temperature have ranged from - 36° F.

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  • On the other hand, the aerial environment presents considerable danger to the young and tender parts, where the protoplasts are most exposed to extremes of heat, cold, wet, &c. These must in some way be harmonized.

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  • Finally the mountain valley, with its patches of cultivable soil on the alluvial fans of tributary torrents, its narrow pastures on the uplands only left clear of snow in summer, its intensified extremes of climates and its isolation, almost equal to that of an island, has in all countries produced a special type of brave and hardy people, whose utmost effort may bring them comfort, but not wealth, by honest toil, who know little of the outer world, and to whom the natural outlet for ambition is marauding on the fertile plains.

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  • The serial number of these nerves depends chiefly upon the length of the neck, the extremes being represented by Cypselus (loth-14th cervical) and Cygnus (22nd-24th), the usual numbers of the common fowl being the 13th-17th nerves.

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  • At Elko, Elko county, in the N.E., the mean temperature for the year is 46° F.; for the winter (December, January and February) it is 26°, with extremes reported of 73° and - 42°; the mean temperature for the summer (June, July and August) is 69°, with extremes of 108° and 20°.

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  • At Hawthorne, Esmeralda county, in the S.W., the mean temperature for the year is 54 0; for the winter it is 36°, with extremes of 69° and - 6°; the mean temperature for the summer is 72°, with extremes of 102° and 32°.

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  • The southern latitude, the low elevation and the proximity to the Gulf of Mexico produce in southern Mississippi a rather mild and equable climate, but to the northward the extremes increase.

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  • During a period of twenty years, from January 1887 to December 1906, extremes of temperature at Biloxi, on the coast, ranged from 1 ° F.

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  • The greatest extremes recorded were - 15° F.

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  • Extremes have ranged from - 19° F.

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  • The mean annual temperature of Ohio is about 51° F.; in the N., 49.5°, and in the S., 53.5° But except where influenced by Lake Erie the temperature is subject to great extremes; at Coalton, Jackson county, in the S.E.

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  • part of the state, the highest recorded range of extremes is from 104° to - 38° or 142°; at Wauseon, Fulton county, near the N.W.

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  • - The climate over the greater part of the country varies between extremes of heat and cold, the thermometer ranging between 90° F.

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  • Since the semitropical and sub-tropical zones are nearer the course of the Gulf Stream, and are swept by the trade winds, their temperatures are more uniform than those of the zones of southern climate; indeed, the extremes of heat (103° F.) and cold (13° F.) are felt in the region of southern climate.

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  • The waters near shore are shoal, and as there are few harbours of refuge of easy access navigation is dangerous in heavy storms. Around the lake the climate is equable, for, though the winter is cold and the summer hot, the waters of the lake modify the extremes, the mean temperature varying from 40° to 54° F.

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  • Mimetic posture-dances (Shosagoto) were always introduced as interludes; past and present indiscriminately contributed to the playwrights subjects; realism was carried to extremes; a revolving stage and all mechanical accessories were supplied; female parts were invariably taken by males, who attained almost incredible skill in these simulations; a chorusrelic of the Nochanted expositions of profound sentiments or thrilling incidents; and histrionic talent of the very highest order was often displayed.

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  • His criticism is apt to assume a tone of moral censure when he has to deal with certain extremes of human thought - scepticism in philosophy, atheism in religion and democracy in politics.

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  • to 56° in the N., and the extremes of heat and cold are 103° in the summer and - 17° in the winter.

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  • As to the absolute extremes of surface temperature, Sir John Murray points out that 90° F.

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  • During a period of twenty-six years (from January 1882 to December 1908) the greatest extremes that were recorded in the state by the United States Weather Bureau were 113° at El Paso in June 1883 and - 16° at Amarillo, Potter county, in the Panhandle, in February 1899; within the same period the extremes at Galveston ranged only from 98° to 8°.

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  • The mean annual temperature is 47.5° F.; the average range of extremes per year during the decade ending with 1900 was 136° F., while the greatest extremes recorded are from - 43° F.

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  • The climate is trying, showing great extremes of temperature (20° F.

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  • On the Great Plains a range of extremes within a year from - 40° F.

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  • The mean monthly temperatures vary between 20 in January and 70° in July, with extremes of loo° and - 25° The mean annual precipitation is 31.4 in.

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  • Although the west section is generally much the cooler in summer, yet both of the greatest extremes recorded since 1891 were at points not far apart in Western Maryland: 109° F.

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  • The island regions of the Pacific are everywhere characterized by uniform high air-temperatures; the mean annual range varies from 1° to 9° F., with extremes of 24° to 27°, and the diurnal range from 9° to 16°.

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  • The greatest extremes of temperature occur in the deep mountain valleys where it sometimes rises to 102° F.

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  • At Philadelphia the mean temperature in winter (December, January and February) is 34°, the mean temperature in summer (June, July and August) is 74°, and the range of extremes here for a long period of years ending with 1907 was within 103° and 6°.

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  • At Huntingdon, Huntingdon county, in the Juniata Valley, the winter mean is 30°, the summer mean 71°, and within the period from 1888 to 1907 extremes ranged from 104° to 23°.

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  • During the period from 1875 to 1905 inclusive, extremes within the state ranged from 107° at York, York county, in July 1901, to - 42° at Smithport, McKean county, in January 1904.

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  • Extremes have ranged from 96° in July to - 35° in February.

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  • But the winter extremes go far below this range: during the prevalence of north-east winds the thermometer drops to -20°, or even lower, on the surrounding steppes, while on the Ust-Urt plateau a temperature of -30 is not uncommon.

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  • Between these two extremes is every conceivable gradation, embracing aquatic and terrestrial herbs, creeping, erect or climbing in habit, shrubs and trees, and representing a much greater variety than is to be found in the other subdivision of seed-plants, the Gymnosperms.

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  • than in the S.; for example, at Winnebago extremes have ranged from - 26° F.

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  • On the maritime-plain the mean annual temperature is 70° F., the normal extremes being about 50° to about 90°.

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  • At Manila the mean annual temperature is about 80° F., the range of mean monthly temperature 6.48°, from 77° in January to 83.48° in May; and the range of extremes (during the period from 1881 to 1902) 39.96° from 60.08° in January 1881 to Ioo 04° in May 1889.

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  • Observations made at Greytown in 1890 showed the extremes of temperature to be 89° Fahr.

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  • Extremes ranged, however, from an absolute maximum of 104° to an absolute minimum of - 15°.

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  • Between these extremes the following actual average temperatures have been observed at certain stations from north' to south which are appropriately grouped for the purpose of comparison (heights above sea-level following each name) Jockmock (850 ft.), at the foot of the lake-chain on the Little Lule River-29.7°; and Haparanda (30 ft.), at the head of the Gulf of Bothnia-32.4°.

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  • In a period of 32 years, ending December 1903, the extremes of temperature were 29° and 100° F.; the highest monthly average 6 5°, the lowest 46°; the average for January, March, June, September and December, respectively 5 o °, 54°, 59°, 61°, and 51° F.

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  • On the other hand, the prevailing winds of the upper peninsula being northwesterly, the lakes have little effect on the temperature there; and so, while in the south-west the extremes are not great, in the rest of the state they have ranged within two years from 104° F.

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  • The climate is rather subject to extremes, the mean temperature for the year, at Kishinev, being 50° Fahr., of January 27°, and of July 72°.

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  • Temperatures as high as 100° to 105° and as low as - 20° or - 30° are recorded locally almost every year, and the maximum range of extremes shown by the records is from 116° at Marble Hill, Bollinger county, in July 1901, to - 40° at Warsaw, Benton county, in February 1905.

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  • At Astoria, near the mouth of the Columbia river, the mean annual temperature is 52° F., with extremes recorded of 97° and 10°; but at Silver Lake, in the Great Basin region, while the mean annual temperature is 44°, the highest and lowest ever recorded are respectively 104° and - 32°.

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  • The absolute extremes were 116° and - 34°.

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  • Within a period of thirty-eight years, from 1870 to 1908, extremes at Milwaukee ranged from 100° to - 25°, while at La Crosse, on the western border and less than 60 m.

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  • The greatest extremes recorded at regular observing stations range from 1 i 1 ° at Brodhead, in Green county and near the southern border, on the list of July 1901 to - 48° at Barron, in Barron county in the north-western part of the state, on the 10th of February 1889.

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  • in any part of Ireland, whereas over the larger part of the eastern slope of Great Britain it is some 3° lower; and in July the extremes in Ireland are 59° in the north and 62° in Kilkenny.

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  • At Charleston, for example, the mean winter temperature is 51° F., the mean summer temperature 81° F., the mean annual temperature 66° F., and the range of extremes from 104° F.

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  • The range of extremes increases to 108° F.

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  • The greatest range of extremes in the state is from I° F.

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  • However, during a period of fifty-four years (1854-1908) the records show a range of extremes from - 30° at Erasmus, Cumberland county, in February 1899, to 107° at several places in July 1901.

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  • The climate of the island, everywhere accessible to the influence of the sea, is maritime-tropical, the temperature ranging generally between 77° and 80° F., the extremes being about 90° and 70° F., only on the higher mountains falling during the night to 54° or 55° F.

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  • Most turners will need to draw a line somewhere between the two extremes.

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  • However, epoxy bonding is less reliable, and temperature cycling over wide temperature extremes can weaken the bond.

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  • The most popular choices of wood are pine or walnut, which offer the two extremes in pricing.

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  • In between the two extremes are Mattes, Satins, Velvets and Frosts.

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  • If you're into extreme snowfalls, check out the National Snowfall and Snow Depth Extremes Data for information about which parts of the country get the most snow.

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  • Lucky bamboo thrives best in bright but indirect sunlight and away from temperature extremes such as heating or cooling vents.

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  • Unique shower curtains are taking bathroom décor to new extremes.

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  • A good breeder will try to avoid breeding for extremes, and will refrain from breeding a dog with scrambled teeth or an incorrect jaw.

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  • Here in California, we suffer from other extremes, but having Ruthie in rural Minnesota gives me a different perspective on the world than I had before.

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  • These extremes in temperatures inspired the company's unique Coolaroo fabric and many of their products including the dog beds.

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  • Most gardeners choose an approach somewhere between these extremes.

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  • If you have problems with humidity in the room, or it experiences extremes in temperature, try going with a door material other than wood.

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  • Another important purpose of attic insulation is to protect your home from heat extremes in the summer, when hot summer days can make your air conditioner work overtime if you don't have some protection from the relentless sun overhead.

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  • It has a higher effectiveness, withstands weather extremes that have an adverse effect on fiberglass, and is often made from more than 75 percent recycled materials.

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  • Life was full of extremes in the Seventies and so were people's moods.

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  • Extremes Outerwear: Harsh conditions call for cozy outerwear.

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  • Prepare for weather: If you live in a climate that suffers extremes of heat or cold, it is best to prepare for the weather while your garden is in the planning stages.

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  • They also design fireproof gloves, special combat/racing/environmental extremes footwear, and more.

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  • Somewhere in between these extremes are the emerging action role playing video games.

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  • Grapes grown in Eastern Oregon are heartier due to the extremes in temperature during the summer and winter.

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  • Remember to keep your rocker out of direct sunlight and away from extremes in temperature.

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  • Because of this, there are many excellent camping facilities available, ranging from the most primitive of backcountry spots to resort-quality RV spots that can accommodate the biggest rigs, and everything in between the two extremes.

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  • Try to find the best compromise between the two extremes if possible, though most cell phone charms are sold with a string already attached.

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  • Spasticity may be aggravated by temperature extremes, humidity, skin problems such as a pressure ulcer or ingrown toenail, bladder or bowel problems, infections, and sometimes tight clothing.

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  • Sandberg, David E. et al. "Height and Social Adjustment: are Extremes a Cause for Concern and Action?"

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  • These personalities have great difficulty with their own sense of identity and often experience the world in extremes, viewing experiences and others as either "black" or "white."

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  • Symptoms of food-borne botulism typically appear within 18 to 36 hours of eating contaminated food, with extremes of four hours to eight days.

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  • The remaining 55 percent of newborns fall between the extremes of shyness and boldness.

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  • Bipolar depression or bipolar disorder (sometimes called manic depression) refers to a condition in which people experience two extremes in mood.

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  • Lengths between those two extremes can all be considered medium.

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  • Medium hair combines the best of both extremes: it is generally fast to style and there are a wide range of style options suitable for the length.

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  • The most popular colors of 2009 hit both extremes of the chart of hair colors: light and dark.

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  • It's best to avoid putting the hair through any extremes of temperature, as these dolls are usually quite delicate.

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  • After all, being able to take things to extremes is half the fun of dressing up!

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  • This example illustrates the type of social extremes that interracial couples may face while trying to integrate their lifestyles and heritages.

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  • Check for any extremes in the way he/she responds.

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  • Guys might also vacillate between two extremes.

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  • This falls within the two extremes of buying an engagement ring 'off the shelf' and having an engagement ring completely custom made.

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  • Just face it, you like your mirror reflection and although an ego is a healthy component to a person's makeup, some Leos take this side to extremes.

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  • Pisces's characteristics are extensive, and this sign can often run to extremes.

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  • The combination of Pisces paired with Pisces, much like the sign itself, can be one of extremes; these two might feel they've made a soul mate connection since they both seem to understand each other's emotional nature.

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  • At a location filled with death and the extremes of human emotion, it is no wonder the Merger has up to 32 reported apparitions within its walls.

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  • Both types of shoes are definitely man shoes, but opposite extremes.

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  • When something is popular, you can almost guarantee that it will be recreated or redone to extremes.

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  • When the weird becomes normal, the weird has to go to greater extremes in order to compete.

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  • You obviously want somewhere in between these two extremes, and the only way to figure that out is to keep trying.

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  • Since grills are typically stored outdoors, they are subject to the effects of the elements, including extremes in temperature and exposure to moisture.

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  • The 3-Day Diet is an excellent example of the dangerous extremes to which people who are desperate to lose weight will go to achieve their goals.

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  • While there are extremes to this type of diet regime, there are ways to gain the benefits of a cleansing diet without the severely uncomfortable and dangerous side effects.

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  • When choosing a diet plan, remember that extremes don't encourage follow through.

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  • They not only watch what they eat, but they often go to extremes to lose the weight.

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  • L.L. Bean: This site has two flannel gowns that are almost at opposite extremes.

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  • Upstairs Maid is a babydoll set to extremes with an abbreviated sheer babydoll, panty, hat and wristlets.

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  • The Renaissance brought a new focus on womanly curves, and women went to unnatural extremes to achieve the perfect hourglass figure.

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  • In all weather extremes, it doesn't disrupt the flow of the skin's breathing and it wicks away moisture, so everyone is guaranteed the best possible sleep.

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  • Those are the two extremes of sexy stockings.

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  • The love affair in this song isn't built to last, but it does capture the thrills and extremes of teenage crushes, summer flings and first loves.

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  • While your toga party probably shouldn't be taken to the extremes shown in the movie, you can still have a lot of fun with the idea and not get anyone kicked out of school or wind up in jail.

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  • She quickly earned a reputation for being hard on the contestants while pushing them to extremes with their exercise routines.

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  • Carter maintained a healthy balance between the two extremes and kept both contingents happy until Duchovny left the series in 2001.

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  • extremes we find various transitional forms: an active larva, as described above, but with four-segmented, single-clawed legs, as among the rove-beetles and their allies; the body well armoured, but slender and worm-like, with very short legs as in wireworms and mealworms (figs.

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  • Everywhere the winter is cold and the summer hot, both varying in their duration, but differing relatively little in the extremes of temperature recorded.

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  • In practice every line is a compromise between these two extremes, arrived at by carefully balancing a large number of varying factors.

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  • Generally speaking, it may be characterized as a climate of extremes on the Armenian highlands, in the Kura valley and in northern Caucasia, and as maritime and genial in Lenkoran, on the Black Sea coastlands, and in the valley of the Rion.

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  • The produce of barley, like that of oats, is less irregular than that of wheat, the extremes for barley being 80, 794,000 bushels (1890) and 62,453,000 bushels (1904), and those for oats 190,863,000 bushels (1894) and 161,17 5,000 bushels (1901).

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  • The average elevation of the state above the sea is about 850 ft., but extremes vary from 425 ft.

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  • the Great Miami and Little Miami rivers have uniform falls through basins that are decidedly rolling and that contain the extremes of elevation for the entire state.

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  • The mean annual temperature of Ohio is about 51° F.; in the N., 49.5°, and in the S., 53.5° But except where influenced by Lake Erie the temperature is subject to great extremes; at Coalton, Jackson county, in the S.E.

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  • part of the state, the highest recorded range of extremes is from 104° to - 38° or 142°; at Wauseon, Fulton county, near the N.W.

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  • The prevailing winds in most parts are westerly, but sudden changes, as well as the extremes of temperature, are caused mainly by the frequent shifting of the wind from N.W.

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  • Since the semitropical and sub-tropical zones are nearer the course of the Gulf Stream, and are swept by the trade winds, their temperatures are more uniform than those of the zones of southern climate; indeed, the extremes of heat (103° F.) and cold (13° F.) are felt in the region of southern climate.

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  • Pettersson further deduces sharp extremes of climate and great temperature contrasts.

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  • The climate though subject to extremes of heat and cold is healthy; in winter the roads are often closed by snow.

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  • The two opposing theories express at bottom, in the phraseology of their own time, the radical divergence of pantheism and individualism - the two extremes between which philosophy seems pendulum-wise to oscillate, and which may be said still to await their perfect reconciliation.

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  • There are no great extremes of either heat or cold, and a number of the towns and cities, especially Newport and Narragansett Pier, have become noted summer resorts.

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  • to 56° in the N., and the extremes of heat and cold are 103° in the summer and - 17° in the winter.

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  • As to the absolute extremes of surface temperature, Sir John Murray points out that 90° F.

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  • During a period of twenty-six years (from January 1882 to December 1908) the greatest extremes that were recorded in the state by the United States Weather Bureau were 113° at El Paso in June 1883 and - 16° at Amarillo, Potter county, in the Panhandle, in February 1899; within the same period the extremes at Galveston ranged only from 98° to 8°.

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  • At the same time extremes during the four most critical crop months, from the 1st of May to the 1st of September, have ranged from 6.75 in.

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  • The yellowing and subsequent casting of leaves, for instance, is a very general symptom of disease in plants, and may be induced by drought, extremes of temperature, insufficient or excessive illumination, excess of water at the roots, the action of parasitic Fungi, insects, worms, &c., or of poisonous gases, and so forth; and extreme caution is necessary in.

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  • Every plant is constrained to carry Out its functions of germination, growth, nutrition, reproduction, &c., between certain limits of temperature, and somewhere between the extremes of these limits each function finds ao optimum temperature at which the working of the living machinery is at its best, and, other things being equal, any great departure from this may induce pathological conditions; and many disasters are due to the failure to provide such suitable temperaturese.g.

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  • Between these two extremes, Magnified 20 times.

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  • Extremes have ranged from - 19° F.

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  • There is much malaria in the wooded districts of the east and on the higher campos, where the daily extremes of temperature are great, lung and bronchial diseases are common.

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  • There are, however, anatomical and histological differences to be seen at any rate at the extremes between the undoubted nephridia of Goodrich, Meyer and Lankester, and the coelomoducts of the same authors.

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