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Faced sentence examples

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  • Gabe faced the ocean.

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  • He tossed the stick away and faced her.

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  • Her voice lowered as she faced him.

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  • Spencer stopped and they all faced each other.

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  • He turned from the window and faced Señor Medena.

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  • Finally she faced him.

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  • If she could only reach him … She faced Two, the only thing between her and escape.

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  • Helene was faced by a new problem--how to preserve her intimacy with both without offending either.

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  • She beamed a smile and faced the street again.

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  • At the house, she turned her car around and parked so it faced the drive, ready to leave at a moment's notice.

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  • Alex rolled over and faced her.

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  • It was hard to believe this jovial man was the same angry man she had faced earlier that night.

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  • Xander faced him and crossed his arms, waiting.

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  • Instantly the Princess turned and faced him, and when he saw that she was picked the Prince stood still and began to tremble.

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  • Now, I'm faced with explaining why the past was full of war but somehow the future will not be.

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  • You are faced by one of two things," and the skin over his left temple puckered, "either you will not reach your regiment before peace is concluded, or you will share defeat and disgrace with Kutuzov's whole army."

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  • No one knew what the future held, but if they faced everything together, surely they would grow together.

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  • She was faced with three basic choices: Abortion; raise the child herself; or give the baby up for adoption.

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  • And the way you faced everything with a smile.

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  • Betsy and I faced a six hour return trip to New York.

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  • She faced the speaker and took a step back.

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  • He faced the small man with glowing green eyes.

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  • She faced him again.

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  • Wynn drew a deep breath and faced the smaller demon lord.

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  • Carmen turned around so that she faced him again.

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  • No one had come in through the door she faced.

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  • She reached the exit at the end of the hall and now faced a shorter hallway leading into what may have been a kitchen at one time.

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  • Whoever lived here had nothing personal to show, no pieces of his personality for her to dissect before she faced him.

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  • He stopped at the door and faced her.

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  • He faced the man, unable to help but feel surprised to see him without scars.

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  • Her evolving power told her more than she wanted to know, even before she faced him.

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  • She wasn't sure what she expected when she faced him, but it wasn't the gangly young man with large, uncertain brown eyes.

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  • She shoved the phone in her pocket and forced herself to smile as she faced Jonny, who'd been in training since shortly after she awoke.

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  • His rage simmered, yet he couldn't maintain the rage when faced with the sudden need to think.

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  • Sensing him, the large vamp stopped walking to the fortress built into the mountain and faced him.

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  • She faced her father, not expecting to see the small crowd of people on the other side of the monument.

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  • Yully faced him, unable to pull his power without touching him or reverse the drain he had on her.

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  • Damian turned down the stereo blasting trance music and faced her, crossing his arms as she closed the door.

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  • She hugged herself and faced him, agitated.

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  • Claire rose, the smile freezing on her face as she faced Sofia.

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  • He rose, as if on autopilot, turned, and faced the window.

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  • He faced her, eyes whirling madly.

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  • Deidre faced him, face warm.

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  • "Deidre?" he faced her fully.

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  • Gabriel faced the demon lord.

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  • Wynn faced her, alerted by the note in her voice.

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  • Deidre faced her curiously.

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  • There were four units in the building that faced the waterway and walking paths that wound along the banks of the river.

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  • She jumped and faced him.

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  • When she didn't answer, Deidre faced her.

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  • He faced her fully.

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  • Your tears would never stop if you were faced with the creature you were.

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  • The Dark One faced him.

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  • She dumped her omelet onto her plate and faced him, leaning against the counter to eat.

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  • She faced him, her pink face scrubbed clean.

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  • A trickle of relief went through him as he realized he was able to fix one of the many issues he faced.

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  • She faced him and slumped.

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  • I've faced enough in my time to take care of myself.

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  • She faced the ocean, the moon dangling low and large in the sky before her.

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  • She faced the class.

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  • Hannah faced Deidre, cool blue eyes assessing.

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  • Uncertain how to interpret the response, Deidre shook her head and faced the portal.

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  • Deidre faced the door, not at all prepared to see Gabriel.

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  • She faced the direction from which she'd come.

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  • Whatever she faced there was a million times better than whatever she faced away from him.

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  • At the unfamiliar voice, she faced the two men standing outside her kitchen.

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  • She'd faced the reality but held out some hope it wasn't inevitable.

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  • Deidre took a deep breath and faced the deity previously known as Death.

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  • She faced the goddess, rage streaking through her along with the terror of being mated to the Dark One.

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  • She faced the door, mind working quickly.

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  • Rhyn snorted and faced the corner, making out Gabriel's eyes, which gleamed darker than a night in Hell itself.

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  • He faced Sasha, recalling the years they'd spent together.

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  • He rose from his kneeling position and faced her.

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  • Katie faced him and saw that he was dressed like Gabriel, all in black.

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  • She faced him, suddenly overly aware of how small the room was and the fact that he leaned against the only way out.

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  • The windows all faced east, over another valley, and a terrace was decorated with dainty iron-scrolled chairs.

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  • At his quiet response, she faced him, searching his gaze.

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  • She squeezed her hand closed to hide the number and faced the forest, waiting for him to reappear.

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  • Rhyn faced the sarcophagus, surprised to see his father looked as he had when he last saw him thousands of years before.

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  • Rhyn faced his mother again.

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  • Rhyn snorted and faced Sasha, the brother charged with governing Australia, and the first to abandon the Council in favor of serving the Dark One.

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  • Katie faced Kris with a glare.

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  • "I feel like your life and Toby.s and Hannah.s would be better without me in it," she said and faced him.

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  • Sasha was quiet, and Jade faced him.

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  • He.d never faced a full-blooded demon and assassin at the same time before.

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  • Rhyn lowered himself into a fighting stance and faced off against the two.

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  • She.d faced Hell, and now Death.

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  • Hopefully, hopefully, that would be the largest obstacle Evelyn faced in explaining the situation to her.

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  • For one, she was no longer faced with dark grey.

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  • Faced with the reality of the situation, she paced in front of the door, arguing with herself.

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  • His gaze slid to the screen Ne'Rin faced.

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  • He faced her fully, studying her for a long moment.

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  • His words made her pause in the doorway, and she faced him, frowning.

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  • He faced her, his features dark, and addressed her.

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  • Would Dean ever make such irrational and illogical decisions if faced with a test of his love?

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  • He faced her and moved in close.

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  • She faced him and held his hands.

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  • Jackson ran his fingers through her hair, reflecting on the day and the new challenge they faced with her pack.

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  • The tears spilling over her lids when she faced him confirmed she knew what that 'something' was.

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  • She swung around and faced him.

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  • She faced him coolly, trying to control her temper.

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  • He stopped and faced her, frown deepening.

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  • It was easier to protect Angel from afar, before she knew what he was or faced the dangers he did daily.

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  • He faced her, and she realized how stupid it was to expect he'd do anything else but return to the fight.

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  • Instead of answering, he rose and faced her.

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  • Adrenaline shot through him as he faced the portal.

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  • At the same time, she knew whatever Rhyn faced outside the dreamscape was as bad as what awaited her, if not worse.

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  • This time, it faced her and pointed into another direction.  It beckoned for her to follow and turned around, starting off in the direction he indicated.

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  • He faced his dead mate.  Her blue eyes were large, and she looked tired.

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  • The death-dealer faced her then pulled a satchel over his head.  He handed it to her.  She took it and opened it.  There were two small pouches of cubes and nothing else.

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  • He faced the jungle.  The trees were battling demons, but one then a few then a dozen of the creatures escaped the jungle's grip to pursue.

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  • Kris's confident response rankled Rhyn.  He leaned his back against a tree and faced his eldest surviving brother.  "I promised Kiki I'd tell you something," he started.

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  • Gabe shifted finally and faced him.

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  • The living room and kitchen, which faced to the south, provided an exquisite view of the surrounding countryside.

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  • She clenched her hands, her arms rigid as she faced him.

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  • The buffalo cow faced them, her massive head swaying back and forth in warning.

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  • In that moment she faced the agonizing truth.

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  • Jenn faced the newcomer, surprised to see a small, grandfatherly man with brilliant green eyes standing near them.

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  • At Sofi's icy voice, Darian turned away from the safe and faced her.

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  • Darian faced the safe to hide his smile and continued searching.

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  • He faced the corner, weapons drawn.

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  • Darian drew a breath and faced the Other.

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  • He walked away, hesitated, and faced her again.

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  • Jenn faced him, one cold hand across her mouth to keep any other stupid secrets from spilling out.

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  • "I hear a Jenn-like lecture approaching," she said and crossed her arms as she faced him.

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  • Only when he'd been broken and faced his past had he been able to let go of his own demons.

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  • She faced the two.

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  • Jenn turned, knowing what was there before she faced it.

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  • Yully retreated, and Jenn faced the Other.

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  • She pushed herself up and faced him.

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  • He faced her as she spoke.

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  • She faced death on a daily basis.

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  • Memon faced him, and Taran met the dark gaze.

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  • It was a skit about the typical problems faced by both adults and students.

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  • She rolled over and faced his back.

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  • Carmen tensed as she faced him.

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  • Her hand gripped Carmen's as she faced him.

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  • She stood and faced him.

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  • He stopped abruptly and faced her, clutching her shoulders as he shook her slender frame.

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  • He reached out and tilted her chin so that she faced him.

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  • Of all the changes he faced, that was by far the most intimidating.

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  • Eden studied him then faced the dome marking the Grey God's palace.

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  • He lifted the Guardian over his shoulder and faced Gerry.

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  • Jessi faced the youth again and stepped away from him, his energy adding to her distress.

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  • Jonny faced her once more and pulled free a piece of paper from his pocket.

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  • Jessi faced him and pressed her back to the door to keep him from opening it, gazing up at him.

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  • Dusty grudgingly faced off against Sofi once more.

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  • Jessi faced him and stopped.

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  • The three were silent, though the one she faced appeared to be considering.

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  • The leader stopped and faced her, his buddies closing in behind her.

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  • He started the coffeemaker and faced her, folding his arms across his thick chest.

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  • Jessi watched Gerry strip off his shirt to reveal a lean, athletic frame and faced Xander.

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  • She wore headgear and boxing gloves and faced off against a man with the chiseled features of a Greek god, blond hair and sharp blue eyes.

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  • He unfolded his arms and faced her, studying her closely.

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  • She faced him once more.

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  • He faced her, studying her features.

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  • What bothered him: by making the choice he did, he was faced with a new set of consequences, ones he didn't quite know how to handle and definitely couldn't control.

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  • Jonny faced the Other.

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  • She was panicking; he saw it in her features, before she faced them.

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  • He was present with his pupil at the battle of Steinkirk, and "faced fire," says Marshal Luxembourg, "like a grenadier."

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  • His disappearance snapped the chief link with the heroic period, and removed from the helm of state a ruler of large heart, great experience and civil courage, at a moment when elements of continuity were needed and vital problems of internal reorganization had still to be faced.

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  • By the beginning of February the agitation had spread all over Italy, and the government was faced by the possibility of a strike which would paralyse the whole economic life of the country.

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  • On the inner side towards the Acropolis, this wall is faced with a portico of six Doric columns.

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  • The next important development in rail design originated in America, which, for the few lines that had been laid up to 1830, remained content with wooden bars faced with iron.

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  • The cathedral is faced with pale grey limestone, easily chiselled, but hardening on exposure.

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  • The elections of 1909 returned a strong Giolittian majority, but the Premier found himself faced with the necessity for renewing the steamship conventions which were about to lapse.

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  • historical criticism is faced with the established literary conclusions which, it should be noticed, place the Deuteronomic and priestly compilations posterior to the great changes at and after the fall of the northern monarchy, and, to some extent, contemporary with the equally serious changes in Judah.

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  • Nehemiah was faced with old abuses, and vehemently contrasted the harshness of the nobles with the generosity of the exiles who would redeem their poor countrymen from slavery.

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  • Being a Pharisee he faced the facts of Herod's power and warned the tribunal of the event, just as later he counselled the people to receive him, saying that for their sins they could not escape him.

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  • In that same year the Amsterdam community was faced by a serious problem in connexion with Spinoza.

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  • " We shall face the future as our ancestors would have faced it, without disquiet, without arrogance, but in solid and inflexible determination."

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  • The trade was enormously profitable, not only to the merchants but to the town, which levied a rigorous duty on all exports and imports; at the same time formidable risks had to be faced both from the desert-tribes and from the Parthians, and successfully to plan or convoy a great caravan came to be looked upon as a distinguished service to the state, often recognized by public monuments erected by " council and people " or by the merchants interested in the venture.

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  • Its extensive front faced the river, and had a lofty central gateway, flanked by smaller entrances, and by two octagonal towers rising to some height above the body of the building.

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  • He had faced difficult problems with independence and yet he had been able to inaugurate something of an " era of good feeling."

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  • Thus the Shiite caliphate became extinct: in the mosques of Cairo the name of the caliph of Bagdad was now used; and the long-disunited Mahommedans at last faced the Christians as a solid body.

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  • Under the Commonwealth he faced both ways, keeping his ecclesiastical preferment, but publishing from time to time pamphlets on behalf of the Church of England.

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  • Almost his last public act was a speech, on the 24th of April 1844, in New York City, against the annexation of Texas; and in his eighty-fourth year he confronted a howling New York mob with the same cool, unflinching courage which he had displayed half a century before when he faced the armed frontiersmen of Redstone Old Fort.

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  • On either side of the Dipylon the walls of Themistocles, faced on the outside by a later wall, have been traced for a considerable distance.

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  • The oldest stage-building was erected in the time of Lycurgus; it consisted of a rectangular hall with square projections (1rapauKs vca) on either side; in As= front of this was built in late Greek or early Roman times a stage with a row of columns which intruded upon the orchestra space; a later and larger stage, dating from the time of Nero, advanced still farther into the orchestra, and this was finally faced (probably in the 3rd century A.D.) by the " bema " of Phaedrus, a platform-wall decorated with earlier reliefs, the slabs of which were cut down to suit their new position.

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  • Another choragic monument was that of Thrasyllus, which faced a cave in the Acropolis rock above the Dionysiac theatre.

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  • The Stoa consisted of a series of 21 chambers, probably shops, faced by a double colonnade, the outer columns being of the Doric order, the inner unfluted, with lotus-leaf capitals; it possessed an upper storey fronted with Ionic columns.

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  • This was the problem that faced Ignatius, and in his endeavour to effect a needed reformation in the individual and in society his work and the success that crowned it place him among the moral heroes of humanity.

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  • Dish Faced.

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  • The square is faced with handsome buildings mainly in the Italian style.

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  • The line faced generally south-west towards the city, the reserve division under Major-General (Sir) John Moore on the right, the Guards brigade in the centre, and three other brigades on the left.

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  • After pointing out the immense difficulties which he had had to encounter owing to the absence of any regular accounts, and above all of any of " those statistics which constitute the soul, indeed the very life of a public administration," and that it was therefore impossible for him to pretend that he had been able to free himself altogether from the effects of the past, the minister continues, " every time we have endeavoured to have recourse to the previous elements of appreciation, we found ourselves faced by the chaos which characterized former years.

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  • The Allies and French now faced each other along the Douro to the Pisuerga.

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  • troops faced the French.

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  • Unfavourable weather, however, compelled him to leave this to Sir John Hope and Admiral Penrose, so returning to the Gave d'Oleron he crossed it, and faced Soult on the Pau (Feb.

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  • It is a huge ornate building with minarets and a lofty cupola faced with shining blue tiles.

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  • The test bar C C, which slides through holes bored in the yoke, is divided near the middle into two parts, the ends which come into contact being faced true and square.

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  • The sample has the form of a thin rod, one end of which is faced true; it is slipped into the magnetizing coil from above, and when the current is turned on its smooth end adheres tightly to the surface of the yoke.

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  • Neither was Natal faced with the Cape problem of a large half-caste population.

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  • But though he was thus able to carry the first reading of the new constitution by 227 to 93 votes, he was faced by the passive resistance of the great majority of Croats and Slovenes, who regarded with suspicion his " Great Serbian " and centralizing aims. It is significant that Protic, hitherto Pasic's most intimate associate, withdrew from the Radical party and from Parliament rather than sanction a constitution so inimical to provincial interests: while Trumbic, the foremost advocate of full national unity, recorded his vote against it.

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  • Upon that was raised a wall of rough rubble rudely faced with stone and flint, evidently a medieval work and about 22 ft.

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  • This linguistic evidence, which is of quite unusual force, has never yet been fairly faced by those who deny Luke's authorship of Acts.

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  • Summoning Siena, Pistoia and the Florentine exiles to their aid, they boldly faced their foe, but were defeated in 1254.

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  • About 1893 a satisfactory machine was ready, and a new series of troubles had to be faced, for it had to be launched at a certain initial speed, and in the face of any wind that might be blowing.

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  • It was a large quadrangular building of conglomerate, with a back wall faced with stucco, and stood open to the road.

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  • In the mills of the Californian type the stamp is a cylindrical iron pestle faced with a chilled cast iron shoe, removable so that it can be renewed when necessary, attached to a round iron rod or lifter, the whole weighing from 600 to 900 lb; stamps weighing 1320 lb are in use in the Transvaal.

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  • But there is always the possibility to be faced that Irenaeus drew his creed from Rome rather than Asia Minor.

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  • The "protocol king," as Christian was sometimes called, ascended the throne on Frederick's death in November 1863, and was at once faced by formidable difficulties.

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  • That night the German Seventeenth Army withdrew its two right corps in haste behind the Canal du Nord, where they again faced round for a renewed stand.

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  • Reserve) which faced the British Third Army had completed their withdrawal and held the fortified front from Sains on the Canal du Nord by Havrincourt to just S.

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  • - The Hindenburg line, which now faced the British armies, has been described in detail elsewhere; it will therefore suffice to say here that, together with the Ma.snieres-Beaurevoir line beyond it, it formed a fortified belt some four to six miles in depth, and was in all respects one of the most formidable defensive positions known to history.

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  • In view of the fact that the First and Third British Armies were faced with strong positions in the Canal du Nord and the Scheldt canal, which it was advisable to carry prior to the general attack on the Hindenburg line behind the latter obstacle, it was decided that these two armies should open their operations a day earlier than the Fourth Army, so as to draw off the German reserves from the front of that army, which had to deliver the main attack and was faced with the most formidable defences.

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  • It was hoped that the assembly of the attacking troops in the restricted zone opposite the crossing point, the rapid bridging of the dry canal, and the pushing forward of guns to cover the farther advance, and of reinforcements, ammunition and supplies to support it, could all be carried out with the necessary speed and security, although the difficulties to be faced were very great and the possible causes of contretemps numerous.

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  • When he left his dungeon he retired to a farm near San Casciano, and faced the fact that his political career was at an end.

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  • 13) to the right, the cushion C (which is faced with india-rubber) presses the paper ribbon (shown in fig.

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  • But he was ill-supported in his task of maintaining the Norman kingdom, faced with general apathy, and threatened by a baronial revolt, and, in addition, Richard Coeur-de-Lion, at Messina, 1190, threatened him with war.

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  • Wheeling to their left the pursuers drove hundreds of fugitives into the Danube, and Eugene was now pressing the army of Marsin towards Marlborough, who re-formed and faced northward to cut off its retreat.

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  • Most of these porticoes were of Roman period - the finest of them were erected, as we learn from inscriptions, by a lady named Epigone: one, which faced south, had a double colonnade, and was called the Bai-rn: close to it was a large exedra.

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  • The armies faced one another all night with their sentries fifty paces apart, but in the morning the Bavarians were found to have retreated.

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  • So, from the first, France was faced with another war against an affrighted and infuriated Europe, a war in which the big battalions would be on the side of the Seventh Coalition; and to oppose their vast armies, Napoleon only had in March the 150,000 men he had taken over from Louis XVIII when the Bourbon hurriedly quitted the throne.

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  • But the Iron Duke faced the situation unmoved.

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  • In Mesopotamia from 1915 onward the Ottoman Empire had been faced by serious British military operations, here, too, with various changes of fortune.

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  • The majority of the burghers rallied to his support, and on the 25th of May the two opposing forces faced one another on the banks of the Rhenoster.

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  • Thus while the armies in Manchuria faced one another with every appearance of confidence, behind them the situation was exceedingly grave for both parties.

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  • In the fighting of the 13th-16th of October the Russians gradually gave back as far as the line of the Sha-ho, the Japanese following until the armies faced roughly north and south on parallel fronts.

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  • The situation was often such that Parliament would not work, and the Government was faced with the alternative of stopping the machine of State or availing itself of emergency decrees.

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  • The bulk of industry found itself faced with the impossibility of disposing of the goods previously manufactured, and acted in consequence as best suited the interests of the moment: there were general dismissals of workmen, and enterprises were restricted or suspended.

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  • But the queen faced the new situation with her usual courage, devotion and strength of will.

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  • They are sometimes provided with doorways faced with stucco, and these have painted ornamentation.

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  • It is remarkable also that, contrary to the usual rule, he is commonly represented in Egyptian sculptures and paintings full faced instead of in profile.

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  • This is the remains of the raised platform of unbaked brick, faced with baked bricks and stone, on which stood the principal palaces and temples of the city, the cone at the N.W.

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  • It is a handsome mausoleum faced with blue and white glazed tiles, standing under the shade of some magnificent silver poplars.

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  • The surface is formed of cement moulded over metal gimmel-work, and arranged to form ledges and boulders, peaks and escarpments, and faced with coloured sand and paint.

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  • wide, and four storeys high; its outer walls are faced with sawn freestone.

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  • It seemed exceptional, for in addition to the usual reasons which justified the other belligerents in instituting official press bureaus and censors to control seditious utterances, the United States faced conditions unknown to them.

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  • Historians do not usually seem to perceive that Charles was faced by the old quarrel of church and state, in which " fair means " were seen to be unavailing, while " unfair means " only succeeded, after some thirty years, in breaking down the old Presbyterian spirit so much that, after 1688, the state could hold her own.

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  • In 1920 he and his executive were faced by the difficult problem of the refusal of Irish railwaymen to handle munitions of war; and the only solution he and they could suggest was that the Government should cease to send such munitions and that the Labour party should make an appeal to the Irish people - a solution which ministers, of course, could not accept.

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  • 15 In the case of the former, special each to its own science, Aristotle may be thought to hold that they are the product of the psychological mechanism, but are ascertained only when they have faced the fire of a critical dialectic and have been accepted from the point of view of the integral rationality of the system of concepts.

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  • It was because the aftermath of Newtonian science was so rich that the scientific faith of naturalism was able to retain a place besides its epistemological creed that a logician of the school could arise whose spirit was in some sort Baconian, but who, unlike Bacon, had entered the modern world, and faced the problems stated for it by Hume and by Newton.

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  • Though there is no evidence to show to whom the other two were dedicated, the fact that they faced west seems to imply that they were either dedicated to heroes or minor deities, or that they were treasuries.

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  • The account given in the Fourth Gospel suggests that the writer, faced with these various difficulties, assumed a double tradition: (1) that Joseph of Arimathaea, a wealthy disciple, buried the body of Christ; (2) that the person in question was Joseph of Arimathaea a "councillor," and solved the problem by substituting Nicodemus as the councillor; hence he describes both Joseph and Nicodemus (xix.

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  • All abutting joints in riveted work are faced to exact lengths and absolutely at right angles to the axis of the piece, and are spliced by scarf plates of proper dimensions adequately secured by rivets.

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  • He never, as long as he could write, was known to refuse his autograph, and so far was he from trying to protect himself from intruders that he rarely drew the blinds of his study windows at night, though that study was on the ground floor and faced the street.

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  • These outlets should be faced with mason work, and guarded with iron gratings.

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  • Two of the principal library buildings - the Peabody and the Enoch Pratt are faced with white marble.

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  • The Blue faced Wensleydales take their name from the Yorkshire dale of which Thirsk is the centre.

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  • One can hardly be surprised that Tertullian says that few faced such an ordeal.

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  • He had at least some share in the financial ability of Walpole, and it was not till he died in 1754 that the real difficulties of a system which was based on the avoidance of difficulties had fairly to be faced.

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  • Tracing the history of the world to the earliest date for which there is any kind of evidence, we are faced with the problem that for everything there is a prior something: the mind is unable to conceive an absolute beginning (" ex nihilo nihil ").

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  • Two theatres, on the eastern slope of the Acropolis, faced the bright waters of the Marmora, and a stadium was found on the level tract on the other side of the hill, close to the Golden Horn.

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  • The two inner enclosures were faced with enamelled tiles and represented hunting-scenes.

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  • Mr Bryce being appointed ambassador to Washington, ]lir Birrell faced the session of 1907 as chief secretary.

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  • Langhans, the post office and the museum of sculpture and painting, the latter faced by the Mende fountain.

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  • Two powers faced each other threateningly: the organized and malcontent Protestants; and the provincial governors, all great personages possessing an arifled following, theoretically agents of the king, but practically independent.

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  • Religious thinkers are faced by the problem of the Creator and the created, and the necessity for formulating a close relationship between God and man, the Infinite and Perfect with the finite and imperfect.

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  • In this the task that faced the government at the outset of the 20th century was sufficiently formidable.

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  • He was at once faced with two problems, very, opposite in their nature, which were destined to play a very conspicuous part in Spanish pelitics.

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  • A very large proportion of the inhabitants of Detroit own their homes: there are no large congested tenement-house districts; and many streets in various parts of the city are faced with rows of low and humble cottages often having a garden plot in front.

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  • His publications include After the War (1867), in which he gives his observations during a journey through the Southern States in 1866; Ohio in the War (2 vols., 1868); Some Consequences of the Last Treaty of Paris (1899); Our New Duties (1899); Later Aspects of Our New Duties (1899); Problems of Expansion (1900); The Greatest Fact in Modern History (1906), and How America faced its Educational Problem (1906).

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  • But Hamilton faced the necessity of revealing the true state of things with conspicuous courage, and the scandal only reacted on his accusers.

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  • 305-311), is built of brick and partly faced with sculptured marble.

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  • Broached in 1692 this matter was brought up again in 1698 when the emperor and his ministers, faced with the prospect of a fight over the Spanish succession, were anxious to conciliate Brandenburg.

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  • Throughout July and August the two armies faced each other immovably.

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  • He turned from the window and faced Señor Medena.

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  • The choice was a bold faced lie to the authorities or finding himself on Good Morning America and The Today Show as the notorious tipster.

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  • Something bad was going to happen when he faced Czerno.

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  • Deidre recognized the growl of the half-demon and faced him.

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  • Self-conscious in front of Gabriel's closest friend, Deidre faced him, tilting her head back to meet his liquid silver eyes.

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  • Rhyn.s voice lowered dangerously and he faced his brother.

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  • He'd known Gabe was likely going to suffer worse than any of them, once he faced Death's wrath.  There was regret mixed in with Gabriel's resignation.  They'd known each other long enough for Rhyn to suspect Death would finally succeed in what she'd been doing to Gabe all these years: She was about to win the battle to crush his soul.

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  • She gritted her teeth in pain and sucked in a breath as she started to fall again.  She glimpsed demons hovering a short distance away over an opening in the jungle.  They looked like massive, angry hornets before disappearing from her line of sight.  A branch grabbed her arm this time and threw her back over the treetops.  This time, she faced a different direction and saw a sprawling palace the size of a mall.

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  • "We're debating an alleged act of misconduct by one of our Guardians," Damian explained then faced the small man with purple eyes.

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  • With her own people under threat, she knew the choice Nilian's ruler faced.

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  • Paul was faced with deep ambivalence toward the prevailing culture.

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  • This brief overview encapsulates the dilemma that the BDA has faced over the past decade or so.

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  • We are faced with the yawning psychological abyss of patricide.

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  • However, Diocletian faced more than just administrative problems.

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  • Leon, listening aghast to a gleeful recital of his friend's probable fate, was ashen faced.

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  • The dilemma is perhaps akin to the maturity mismatch faced by economies laboring under 'original sin ' .

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  • We were faced with a choice of drinking the water and getting amoebic dysentery or spending a rough night suffering from thirst.

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  • Such frenzied attacks are typical behavior for many small carnivores faced with abundant ' prey ' .

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  • identifying cetaceans at sea is never easy; when watching from a ferry the observer is faced with some significant difficulties.

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  • A range of matching panels and interior units produced from high quality 18mm white melamine faced chipboard.

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  • Human neural circuitry was designed by natural selection to solve problems our ancestors faced during our evolutionary history.

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  • The new commandant of the Royal Marines School of Music and Richard, working as a team, faced a daunting task.

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  • With a full squad to choose from, the coaching team were faced with a selection dilemma prior to kick off.

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  • We have worked with employers to provide them with guidance on tackling work place discrimination faced by LGB people.

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  • In 1975 several PPU members faced a ten-week trial for distributing leaflets telling soldiers disillusioned with Northern Ireland duties how they might leave.

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  • I began to feel increasingly dissatisfied: I still faced financial crisis, yet no relief came.

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