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faint

faint Sentence Examples

  • Her heartbeat was faint and slow.

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  • He winked with a faint smile, and she relaxed.

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  • "I'm not lucky enough to die," he said with a faint smile.

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  • He smelled like a heady mix of male musk and something so faint and sweet, it made her want to press her face to the skin of his chest for a better smell.

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  • Everyone was staring at her as if they expected her to faint or something.

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  • Dawn lined the horizon in faint yellow.

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  • Dawn lined the horizon in faint yellow.

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  • His lips held a faint smile and his eyes twinkled.

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  • Julie looked ready to faint and kept casting glances at Betsy.

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  • She smelled something faint, familiar.

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  • Here, some light vial the living room picture window provided a faint outline of fixtures and furniture.

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  • Sasha gave a faint smile.

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  • And suddenly remembering his intention he grew dizzy and felt so faint that he leaned against the fence to save himself from falling.

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  • Crackling is much better than that faint wheezing.

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  • A faint floral smell, however, it couldn't be perfume.

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  • The sense of satisfaction was there again, along with the faint smile that made Gabriel furious.

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  • "You don't believe that," she said with a faint smile.

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  • The air was filled with quiet, serious discussions and with the faint scents of war: sweat and weapons.

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  • No one will fault you for taking that one step further and cleaning house, Dr. Wynn said with a faint smile.

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  • A notebook lay on the table next to a few scrolls, an ancient manuscript and another block of stone with carvings too faint for Gabe to read.

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  • A notebook lay on the table next to a few scrolls, an ancient manuscript and another block of stone with carvings too faint for Gabe to read.

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  • His faint smile contained sadness.

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  • "Just as I may suppose you to be deluded," said Pierre, with a faint smile.

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  • He'd reached to the main Jeep road from the faint trail to the Lucky Pup when a sound broke the stillness of dusk.

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  • She smelled of woman, a husky, sweet, faint scent.

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  • In one corner a piano perched silently, and the embers of a fire still cast a faint glow from a massive fireplace.

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  • In his place was his father-- Prince Andrew--and his father had neither shape nor form, but he existed, and when little Nicholas perceived him he grew faint with love: he felt himself powerless, limp, and formless.

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  • The kid struggled weakly, voicing a faint cry.

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  • A strange energy ran between them, as if she could absorb the faint stream of his magic.

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  • It was past nine when Alex and Josh paid their bills, and the faint sound of thunder met them at the door.

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  • I heard the faint sound of a phone ringing downstairs.

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  • His faint smile said otherwise.

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  • "You're good," Dusty answered with a faint smile.

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  • Prince Andrew sat in another room, faint with fear lest the baby should be drowned in the font, and awaited the termination of the ceremony.

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  • Her voice was so faint, he thought he'd misheard.

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  • She rolled her eyes at him again, and he offered another faint smile before she left.

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  • He tilted his head to the side, observing her with a faint smile.

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  • She had done nothing but cry, complain and faint since this ordeal had begun.

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  • "I win this round," Darkyn said, a faint smile on his face.

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  • Pulling Alex's pillow from the bed, Carmen caught the faint whiff of his cologne.

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  • The bandage was taken off his eyes and, by the faint light of the burning spirit, Pierre, as in a dream, saw several men standing before him, wearing aprons like the Rhetor's and holding swords in their hands pointed at his breast.

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  • Winter mountain driving was not for the reckless or faint of heart, but the Deans were neither.

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  • Winter mountain driving was not for the reckless or faint of heart, but the Deans were neither.

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  • "I'll assume that's a yes," he said with a faint smile.

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  • She felt faint and stepped back into the main house, near tears.

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  • She removed the translator and replaced it, satisfied at the faint hum indicating it was working once more.

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  • He managed a faint smile before wobbling and sliding to his knees.

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  • I had to feel for the rails with my toe; but I was not afraid, and got on very well, until all at once there came a faint "puff, puff" from the distance.

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  • A faint pulse of life came from the direction of the gym.

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  • The faint, sweet scent was close.

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  • Beautiful and slender, she offered a faint smile.

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  • I'm flattered, he replied with one of his faint smiles.

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  • Pierre hid his face, from which a faint smile forgot to fade though his features now expressed horror and fear.

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  • "Thank you," she said with a faint smile.

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  • Dusty shook his head, though Damian saw his faint smile.

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  • The faint scent was there, pulling her.

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  • Gabriel's attention was caught on a faint green glow on a table in the middle of the stacks of dead bodies.

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  • A faint smile escaped despite his dark mood.

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  • He found one, but it beat faint and thready.

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  • Instead, a faint memory began to play.

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  • Except she was suddenly hungry again, the faint, sweet scent winding through her senses.

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  • She met his gaze and held it, her pupils dilating and a faint flush spreading across her features.

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  • For the rest of the long afternoon, perhaps, my meditations are interrupted only by the faint rattle of a carriage or team along the distant highway.

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  • Sometimes, on Sundays, I heard the bells, the Lincoln, Acton, Bedford, or Concord bell, when the wind was favorable, a faint, sweet, and, as it were, natural melody, worth importing into the wilderness.

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  • It is a faint intimation, yet so are the first streaks of morning.

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  • A little flock of these titmice came daily to pick a dinner out of my woodpile, or the crumbs at my door, with faint flitting lisping notes, like the tinkling of icicles in the grass, or else with sprightly day day day, or more rarely, in spring-like days, a wiry summery phe-be from the woodside.

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  • I was as much affected by the faint hum of a mosquito making its invisible and unimaginable tour through my apartment at earliest dawn, when I was sitting with door and windows open, as I could be by any trumpet that ever sang of fame.

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  • A soft breeze carried a faint familiar odor, but it was gone before she could identify it.

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  • Sofia gave a faint smile and held out her hand, palm up.

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  • The faint silvery warblings were heard over the partially bare and moist fields from the bluebird, the song sparrow, and the red-wing, as if the last flakes of winter tinkled as they fell!

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  • The abandoned campfires were burning themselves out in the faint morning light.

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  • It was faint, but sounded like the Watcher's.

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  • "Tim, you're not going to order Brady to marry me," she said with a faint smile.

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  • Only now in the stillness of the night, reading it by the faint light under the green shade, did he grasp its meaning for a moment.

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  • It's a carnivore's fantasy of meat toppings, and not for the faint of heart.

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  • Julie looked ready to faint and kept casting glances at Betsy.

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  • Her heartbeat was faint and slow.

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  • Blood left her head so fast that for a moment she thought she would faint.

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  • Surely she wasn't going to faint.

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  • If Brockville is the Alder's Bridge I saw I'll probably faint.

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  • I thought Martha would faint.

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  • Her phone began to ring again as she slid into a dead faint.

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  • The forest was cold, the rustle of pine trees against one another faint.

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  • Effie put her hand to her chest, as if she might faint.

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  • Edith shut her eyes and Dean thought for a moment she might once again faint.

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  • Too late she realized she was going to faint.

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  • Tim's smile was faint.

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  • The sounds of fighting grew faint and then disappeared.  The stream wound through the jungle until it reached a small waterfall that fed into a massive lake whose black surface reflected the stars and moon.  Katie slid down the hill beside the waterfall to the lake's edge, uncertain what to do.  Gabriel hadn't mentioned the stream ending or the lake.

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  • A faint smile, the first sign of human emotion, crossed its face.

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  • The words were faint but firm in the same tone Katie had taken with him in the dreamland.

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  • It has nothing to do with living in Andre's shadow your whole life and now having the chance to prove yourself, she said with a faint smile.

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  • "Please help me!" came the faint response.

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  • If I don't get some food, I'll faint or die or something.

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  • The faint smell of his cologne was disturbing and she stepped back.

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  • The faint smell of disinfectant soap was washed away by expensive cologne.

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  • Even men faint at them.

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  • "It'll be easier to get my way when Xander isn't here," she said with a faint smile.

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  • His faint smile softened the words.

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  • His words were choppy and faint.

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  • "We serve Sirian at Rissa's command, though there are some in the kingdom who do not think the Warlord should be a woman," Allin clarified with a faint smile.

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  • He breathed deeply, more interested in detecting the faint smell of the warlord.

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  • She froze at the faint voice, unable to determine if it was the demon who spoke.

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  • His brows lifted and a faint smile touched the corners of his lips.

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  • He lifted a brow, a faint smile on his lips.

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  • Dark specks in her eyes gave her a short warning and she glanced up at Alex, feeling the faint coming on.

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  • He moved off on a faint trail and she followed.

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  • Was she going to faint?

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  • Her skin was warm still, her breathing faint.

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  • His faint smile was far from promising.

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  • A faint smile crossed his features, before he returned his attention to his sparring partner.

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  • Her warm body was pressed against his, the faint glow of the crystal emanating from its place tangled in her hair.

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  • Side-by-side, they didn't look much alike: his was a deep, rich ruby hue with a faint glow.

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  • (924-931) has a faint personality.

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  • A faint light being thrown on the outside of the silvered plate, there appear bright lines in the field of view.

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  • "The kittens," observes a lady writer, "are born absolutely white, and in about a week a faint pencilling comes round the ears, and gradually all the points come.

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  • Only faint outlines can be traced of the condition of Rajputana previous to the invasion of Upper India by the Mahommedans, and these indicate that the country was subject for the most part to two or three powerful tribal dynasties.

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  • In countries of uniform surface or faint relief, roads and railways may be constructed in any direction without regard to the configuration.

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  • We see indeed faint traces of distinction among the patricians themselves, which may lead us to guess that the equality of all patricians may have been won by struggles of unrecorded days, not unlike those which in recorded days brought about the equality of patrician and plebeian.

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  • But these grants and sales led to distinctions within the ranks of the noble order, like those of which we get faint glimpses among the Roman patricians.

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  • by the faint swelling of the Uvaly, the watershed between the Arctic Ocean and the Volga basin.

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  • The outlook appeared indeed far darker to Jeremiah than it seemed more than a century before to Isaiah in the evil days of Jotham and Ahaz, " when the whole head was sick and the whole heart faint " (Isa.

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  • Apollinare Nuovo gives some faint idea of the palace.

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  • He arranges a selection from his observations on the nebulae in such a way as to give great plausibility to his view of the gradual transmutation of nebulae into stars Herschel begins by showing us that there are regions in the heavens where a faint diffused nebulosity is all that can be detected by the telescope.

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  • In the first group, we have to notice the titration of a cyanide with silver nitrate, when a milkiness shows how far the reaction has gone; the titration of iron with permanganate, when the faint pink colour shows that all the iron is oxidized.

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  • 1-28), and of which the earthly man is a faint copy.

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  • It crystallizes in colourless plates or needles, which melt at 99° C. Its solutions in alcohol and ether have a faint blue fluorescence.

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  • Owing to the difficulties inherent in determining the position of so faint an object among a great number of stars, the results have taken about ten years to work out.

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  • It is found (Bourne, 24) that some species of scorpion faint at a temperature of 4 0 0 Cent.

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  • 2 will be faint; outside the band there will be perceptible darkening until the second bow comes into view.

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  • Outside the cone of 54° there will be faint illumination; within it, no secondary rays will be transmitted to the eye.

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  • There was some faint excuse for Frederick's wrath.

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  • would render even a faint tint conspicuous.

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  • Its aqueous solution has a faint sweet taste, and is dextro-rotatory, the rotation of a fresh solution being about twice that of an old one.

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  • Their cries are faint squeaks and grunts.

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  • Spencer recognizes successively likenesses and unlikenesses among phenomena (the effects of the Unknowable), which are segregated into manifestations, vivid (object, nonego) or faint (subject, ego), and then into space and time, matter and motion and force, of which the last is symbolized for us by the experience of resistance, and is that out of which our ideas of matter and motion are built.

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  • They are - normally hard and remain so, even at a faint red heat; much deeper cuts can therefore be taken at a high speed without blunting the tool.

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  • pennanti, on the other hand, there is a pair of faint additional lateral white stripes, making five in all, and the under-surface of the tail is uniformly whitish olive.

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  • The two waves, therefore, being in opposite phases, neutralize one another, and the result is a faint sound.

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  • Distinct in time of war, the power of the chief may be fluctuating and faint in time of peace; even in time of war it may be subject to the authority of a council.

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  • A faint smell of acetylene may be perceived during the oxidation in moist air; this is probably due to traces of calcium carbide.

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  • Detection and Estimation.-Most calcium compounds, especially when moistened with hydrochloric acid, impart an orange-red colour to a Bunsen flame, which when viewed through green glass appears to be finch-green; this distinguishes it in the presence of strontium, whose crimson coloration is apt to mask the orange-red calcium flame (when viewed through green glass the strontium flame appears to be a very faint yellow).

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  • When pure, sodium dioxide has a faint yellowish tinge, but on exposure it whitens (W.

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  • It is a colourless gas, possessing a faint pungent smell and a slightly acid taste.

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  • gegen, opposite, and schein, shine), an extremely faint luminescence of the sky, seen opposite the direction of the sun.

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  • The New Testament joins on not to the post-exile prophets, who are only faint echoes of earlier seers, but to Jeremiah's great idea of the new covenant in which God's law is written on the individual heart, and the community of faith is the fellowship of all to whom He has thus spoken.

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  • sort of faint attempt to be a religious nation as well as a Church felt very painfully the want of a direct message from God in critical times such as the prophets of old had been wont to bring.

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  • Needless to say this faint hope was not borne out by results.

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  • The amount of hydrocyanic acid in a solution may be determined by adding excess of caustic potash and a small quantity of an alkaline chloride, and running into the dilute solution standard silver nitrate until a faint permanent turbidity (of silver chloride) is produced, that is, until the reaction, 2KNC+AgNO 3 = KAg(NC) 2 - -KNO 3, is completed.

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  • Here and there faint depressions occur, occupied by marshy sloughs, or floored with a rich black soil of pestglacial origin.

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  • Nearer the Great Lakes the till sheets are trenched only by the narrow valleys of the large streams; marshy sloughs still occupy the faint depressions in the till plains, and the associated moraines have abundant small lakes in their undrained hollows: hence these drift sheets are of late Pleistocene origin.

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  • The individual becomes faint, and the faintness keeps on increasing; and there are pain and tenderness in the liver-region.

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  • The largest and southernmost, a broad belt extending from the " fall-line " to a line passing through Clarkesville, Habersham county, Cartersville, Bartow county and Buchanan, Haralson county (approximately), is known as the Piedmont Belt or Plateau, being a region of faint relief eroded on highly complicated crystalline rocks.

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  • It contains, in addition to tannin, a peculiar principle called larixin, which may be obtained in a pure state by distillation from a concentrated infusion of the bark; it is a colourless substance in long crystals, with a bitter and astringent taste, and a faint acid reaction; hence some term it larixinic acid.

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  • He divides phenomena into impressions and ideas, vivid and faint, object and subject, non-ego and ego, outer and inner, physical and psychical, matter and spirit; all of which are expressions of the same antithesis among phenomena.

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  • The salts have a faint pink colour, and show a faint absorption spectrum; the spark spectrum is brilliant and well characterized.

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  • Harassed by severe bodily ailments, encompassed by a raging tumult of religious conflict and persecution, and aware that the faint hopes of better times which seemed to gild the horizon of the future might be utterly darkened by a failure either in the constancy of his courage or in his discernment and discretion, he exerted his eloquence with unabating energy in the furtherance of the cause he had at heart.

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  • Although the Bab g (4) g Y lonian religion presents a very gloomy view of the world of the dead, it is not without a few faint glimpses of a hope that a few mortals at least may gain deliverance from the dread doom.

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  • To purify the oxide, it is dissolved in dilute hydrochloric acid until the acid is neatly neutralized, the solution is cooled, filtered, and baryta water is added until a faint permanent white precipitate of hydrated barium peroxide appears; the solution is now filtered, and a concentrated solution of baryta water is added to the filtrate, when a crystalline precipitate of hydrated barium peroxide, Ba0 2 8 H 2 0, is thrown down.

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  • The prepared leaves have a faint odour and bitter taste; and to preserve their properties they must be kept excluded from light in stoppered bottles.

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  • It is a colourless liquid, with a faint aromatic smell, and boils at 206° C. On oxidation with nitric acid it is converted into benzaldehyde, whilst chromic acid oxidizes it to benzoic acid.

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  • The ordinary colour of aurora is white, usually with a distinct yellow tint in the brighter forms, but silvery white when the light is faint.

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  • Many of the auroral lines seen in any single aurora are exceedingly faint, so that even their relative positions are difficult to settle with high precision.

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  • The kingdom had no foreign possessions; yet faint survivals of the days of Agathocles and Roger lingered on.

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  • There is, however, considerable variation in the nature of the membrane in different species; thus the cell-wall of Oedogonium, treated with sulphuric acid and iodine, turns a bright blue, while the colour is very faint in the case of Spirogyra, the wall of which is said to consist for the most part of pectose.

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  • This group is particularly rich in bright stars, and is full of nebulosity, but there are fewer faint stars than in equal areas of the surrounding sky; the central star is Alcyone (3rd magnitude); PleIone and Atlas are also of the 3rd magnitude.

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  • The spirit of beauty breathes in every line; a sense of music and of colour is everywhere abundant; the reader moves, as it were, under a canopy of apple-blossom, over a flower-starred turf, to the faint harmony of virginals.

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  • And over all hangs the faint atmosphere of medievalism, of an England of green gardens and grey towers, of a London "small and white and clean," of chivalry and adventure in every brake.

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  • They are sunk in a paganism which seems to embrace some faint reflexion of Greek mythology, Zoroastrian principles and the tenets of Buddhism, originally gathered, no doubt, from the varied elements of their mixed extraction.

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  • But at the same time none but the Herschels have swept the whole sky for the discovery of faint nebulae; and FIG.

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  • At this stage collapse may set in, the patient become faint, the limbs twitch, the radical pulse become imperceptible, and unconsciousness supervene.

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  • - From time to time a star, hitherto too faint to be noticeable, blazes out and becomes a prominent object, and then slowly fades into obscurity.

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  • Since that time nine novas have appeared, which have attained naked-eye visibility; and in recent years a number of very faint objects of the same class have been detected.

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  • per second, and rendering luminous as it reached them the particles of a pre-existing nebula, whose own light had been too faint to be visible.

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  • It .consists of four principal stars and two faint companions.

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  • Thus each cluster seems to consist of two kinds of stars, which we may distinguish as bright and faint; the bright stars are all approximately of one standard size, and the faint stars of another standard size and brightness.

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  • As a rule contrasted colours are shown by pairs having a bright and a faint component which are relatively wide apart; brilliant white stars frequently have a blue attendant - this is instanced in the case of Regulus and Rigel.

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  • Thus the faint companion of Sirius is of nearly the same mass.

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  • Recently the proper motions of faint stars have been determined by comparing photographs of the same region of the sky, taken with an interval of a number of years.

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  • Most of the above investigators, besides giving a general result, have determined the apex separately for bright and faint stars, for stars of greater or less proper motion, and in some cases for stars of Sirian and Solar spectra.

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  • Its particular importance consists in the fact that the stars, bright as well as faint, crowd towards this plane.

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  • stars are in general much less intrinsically luminous than Type I., so that the stars known to be of this type must be comparatively near us, for otherwise they would appear too faint to have their spectra determined.

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  • Plutarch in his Life of Lycurgus (c. 4) repeats this story, with the addition that there was already a faint report of the poems in Greece, and that certain detached fragments were in the possession of a few persons.

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  • Although the greater part may be fairly even, some pages, or portions of pages, would show up too strongly, the impress almost cutting through the paper, while in other portions the impression would be so faint that it could hardly be seen.

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  • Yet there were faint indications of coming fame, and the eagerness with which each new tribute from critic and admirer was welcomed is both touching and amusing.

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  • some faint analogue of non-intellectual consciousness.

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  • The first faint glimmerings of medieval Spanish history begin with ALPHONSO III.

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  • - In 568 Alboin, king of the Langobards, with the women and children of the tribe and all their possessions, with Saxon allies, with the subject tribe of the Gepidae and a mixed host of other barbarians, descended into Italy by the great plain at the head of the Adriatic. The war which had ended in the downfall of the Goths had exhausted Italy; it was followed by famine and pestilence; and the government at Constantinople made but faint efforts to retain the province which Belisarius and Narses had recovered for it.

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  • The titration is complete when the blue colour is so faint that it is almost imperceptible after the flask has been vigorously shaken.

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  • The Lun-Yii, or Analects, " Discourses and Dialogues," is a compilation in which many of his disciples must have taken part, and has great value as a record of his ways and utterances; but its chapters are mostly disjecta membra, affording faint traces of any guiding method or mind.

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  • Philosophy seeking knowledge for its own sake; morality, manifested in the sense of truth, right, and virtue; and religion, the belief in and communion with superhuman powers ruling and pervading the universe, are human characters, of which it is instructive to trace, if possible, the earliest symptoms in the lower animals, but which can there show at most only faint and rudimentary signs of their wondrous development in mankind.

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  • The landingplace selected was Mulkutto (Zula), on Annesley Bay, the point of the coast nearest to the site of the ancient Adulis, and we are told that "the pioneers of the English expedition followed to some extent in the footsteps of the adventurous soldiers of Ptolemy, and met with a few faint traces sir R obert of this old-world enterprise" C. R.

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  • It has been supposed that in the case of the plant seeds and still more in that of the animals, the condition of anabiosis was merely one in which the metabolism was too faint to be perceptible by ordinary methods of observation, but the elaborate experiments of W.

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  • Lithium is detected by the faint yellow line of wave-length 6104, and the bright red line of wave-length 6708, shown in its flame spectrum.

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  • Moreover, while the faint markings on the foals born after hybrids completely disappeared with the foals' coat, the stripes on the three pure-bred colts persisted.

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  • His nature was essentially poetic, and his life the greatest of his poems. Those who knew only the poems he wrote could form but a faint notion of the harmony, the sweetness, the manliness and the tenderness of that which he lived.

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  • with faint hopes of the crown of England.

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  • On the other hand, those substances which either are good reflectors or good transmitters, are not so luminous at the same temperature; for instance, melted silver, which reflects well, is not so luminous as carbon at the same temperature, and common salt, which is very transparent for most kinds of radiation, when poured in a fused condition out of a bright red-hot crucible, looks almost like water, showing only a faint red glow for a moment or two.

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  • Hale and Adams have shown that the spectrum contains, besides a strong linespectrum of titanium, a faint banded spectrum which is that of titanium oxide, and a second banded part remarked by Newall has been identified by A.

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  • It is virtually identical with a group known as the " yellow stars," of which the most prominent examples are Capella, Pollux and Arcturus; this is not the most numerous group, however; more than one half of all the stars whose spectra are known belong to a simpler type in which the metallic lines are faint or absent, excepting hydrogen and sometimes helium, which declare themselves with increased prominence.

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  • It would by contracting or dilating become more brisk, or faint, and by the loss of many Rays, in some cases very obscure and dark; but I could never see it changed in specie.

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  • in Arthur's own land, these memories had died out, or at most survived only as the faint echo of historic tradition.

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  • Rosin is a brittle and friable resin, with a faint piny odour; the melting-point varies with different specimens, some being semi-fluid at the temperature of boiling water, while others do not melt till 220 or 250° F.

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  • He shows elaborately how the pleasures and pains of " imagination, ambition, self-interest, sympathy, theopathy, and the moral sense " are developed out of the elementary pleasures and pains of sensation; by the coalescence into really complex but apparently single ideas of the " miniatures " or faint feelings which the repetition of sensations contemporaneously or in immediate succession tends to produce in cohering groups.

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  • achromatic. The Jovian system has been reinforced by three remote and extremely faint members, two Perrine.

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  • sions be secured of such faint objects as nebulae, tele scopic comets, and the immense majority of stars, or of the dim ranges of stellar and nebular spectra.

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  • One is the existence of dark and bright regions, irregular in form, on its surface; the other is the complete illumination of the lunar disk when seen as a crescent, a faint light revealing the dark hemisphere.

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  • The identity of the earliest inhabitants of Gaul is veiled in obscurity, though philologists, anthropologists and archaeologists are using the glimmer of traditions collected by ancient historians to shed a faint twilight upon that remote C past.

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  • It is a colourless liquid having a faint smell resembling that of benzene and boiling at 84° C. In its chief properties it very much resembles benzene, being readily brominated, sulphonated, and nitrated; also, the side chains in the alkyl thiophens are readily oxidized to carboxyl groups.

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  • The tracheae are minute tubes exhibiting a faint transverse striation which is probably the indication of a spiral fibre.

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  • ZODIACAL LIGHT, a faint illumination of the sky, surrounding the sun and elongated in the direction of the ecliptic on each side of the sun.

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  • The only source of doubt as to the validity of the conclusion that this is really the zodiacal light arises from the possibility that, after the close of the ordinarily recognized twilight, there may be a faint illumination arising from the reflection of light by the very rare upper atmosphere, shown by the phenomena of meteors to extend some hundred miles or more above the earth's surface.

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  • Intimately connected with this band and with the zodiacal light is the Gegenschein, or counter-glow, a faint illumination of the sky in the region opposite the sun, which may generally be seen by a trained eye when all the conditions are favourable., Unfavourable conditions are moonlight, nearness to the Milky Way, and elevation of the light above the horizon (and therefore a depression of the sun below the horizon) of less than 20°, and the presence in the region of any bright planet.

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  • Its light is so faint and diffuse that it is impossible to assign dimensions to it, except to say it covers a region of several degrees in extent.

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  • The legendary kings are but faint echoes of the kings of Biainas; the story of Semiramis and Ara is but another form of the myth of Venus and Adonis; and tradition has clothed Tigranes, the reputed friend of Cyrus, with the transient glory of the opponent of Lucullus.

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  • Amongst gamopetalous plants several of our largest living families, including Campanulaceae, Labiatae, Solanaceae and Primulaceae, are still missing; and of Boragineae, Scrophularineae, Gentianeae and Caprifoliaceae there are only faint and doubtful indications.

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  • It is of a dark brownish-green colour, and has a faint peculiar odour and but a slight taste.

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  • Alex said, a faint smile touching the corners of his mouth.

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  • A faint smile was on his lips and in his eyes.

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  • Crackling is much better than that faint wheezing.

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  • Pulling Alex's pillow from the bed, Carmen caught the faint whiff of his cologne.

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  • His lips held a faint smile and his eyes twinkled.

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  • Everyone was staring at her as if they expected her to faint or something.

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  • A faint smile twisted his dark features and one brow arched quizzically.

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  • Blood left her head so fast that for a moment she thought she would faint.

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  • She held a faint resemblance to Tammy.

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  • A soft breeze carried a faint familiar odor, but it was gone before she could identify it.

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  • She had done nothing but cry, complain and faint since this ordeal had begun.

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  • In one corner a piano perched silently, and the embers of a fire still cast a faint glow from a massive fireplace.

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  • Surely she wasn't going to faint.

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  • I heard the faint sound of a phone ringing downstairs.

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  • If Brockville is the Alder's Bridge I saw I'll probably faint.

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  • I thought Martha would faint.

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  • Here, some light vial the living room picture window provided a faint outline of fixtures and furniture.

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  • "You don't believe that," she said with a faint smile.

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  • "You're good," Dusty answered with a faint smile.

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  • Sofia gave a faint smile and held out her hand, palm up.

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  • "As long as it's not tagged by anyone else, I don't give a shit," he said with a faint smile and took the battery out.

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  • It was faint, but sounded like the Watcher's.

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  • "I'm not lucky enough to die," he said with a faint smile.

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  • A strange energy ran between them, as if she could absorb the faint stream of his magic.

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  • A faint pulse of life came from the direction of the gym.

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  • "Thank you," she said with a faint smile.

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  • Her phone began to ring again as she slid into a dead faint.

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  • Dusty shook his head, though Damian saw his faint smile.

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  • "These Oracles are dangerous," Dusty said with a faint smile.

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  • Instead, a faint memory began to play.

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  • He smelled like a heady mix of male musk and something so faint and sweet, it made her want to press her face to the skin of his chest for a better smell.

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  • The faint, sweet scent was close.

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  • The faint scent was there, pulling her.

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  • Except she was suddenly hungry again, the faint, sweet scent winding through her senses.

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  • She smelled something faint, familiar.

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  • "I win this round," Darkyn said, a faint smile on his face.

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  • She sighed and breathed in the scent of his warm skin and the lingering, faint smell of blood.

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  • He'd reached to the main Jeep road from the faint trail to the Lucky Pup when a sound broke the stillness of dusk.

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  • "I'll assume that's a yes," he said with a faint smile.

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  • Gabriel's attention was caught on a faint green glow on a table in the middle of the stacks of dead bodies.

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  • The sense of satisfaction was there again, along with the faint smile that made Gabriel furious.

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  • His faint smile contained sadness.

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  • No one will fault you for taking that one step further and cleaning house, Dr. Wynn said with a faint smile.

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  • Beautiful and slender, she offered a faint smile.

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  • I'm flattered, he replied with one of his faint smiles.

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  • The forest was cold, the rustle of pine trees against one another faint.

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  • Sasha gave a faint smile.

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  • She met his gaze and held it, her pupils dilating and a faint flush spreading across her features.

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  • He winked with a faint smile, and she relaxed.

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  • She removed the translator and replaced it, satisfied at the faint hum indicating it was working once more.

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  • She felt faint and stepped back into the main house, near tears.

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  • She smelled of woman, a husky, sweet, faint scent.

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  • He tilted his head to the side, observing her with a faint smile.

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  • The air was filled with quiet, serious discussions and with the faint scents of war: sweat and weapons.

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  • A faint smile escaped despite his dark mood.

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  • She rolled her eyes at him again, and he offered another faint smile before she left.

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  • Effie put her hand to her chest, as if she might faint.

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  • Edith shut her eyes and Dean thought for a moment she might once again faint.

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  • He found one, but it beat faint and thready.

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  • A faint floral smell, however, it couldn't be perfume.

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  • Maybe it was the faint smell of expensive cologne, or the feel of his warm hand through her blouse, or even the fact that it had been so long since anyone had taken an interest in her work.

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  • It was past nine when Alex and Josh paid their bills, and the faint sound of thunder met them at the door.

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  • The kid struggled weakly, voicing a faint cry.

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  • Too late she realized she was going to faint.

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  • Tim's smile was faint.

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  • Her voice was so faint, he thought he'd misheard.

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  • He managed a faint smile before wobbling and sliding to his knees.

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  • "Tim, you're not going to order Brady to marry me," she said with a faint smile.

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  • His faint smile said otherwise.

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  • The sounds of fighting grew faint and then disappeared.  The stream wound through the jungle until it reached a small waterfall that fed into a massive lake whose black surface reflected the stars and moon.  Katie slid down the hill beside the waterfall to the lake's edge, uncertain what to do.  Gabriel hadn't mentioned the stream ending or the lake.

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  • A faint smile, the first sign of human emotion, crossed its face.

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  • The words were faint but firm in the same tone Katie had taken with him in the dreamland.

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  • It has nothing to do with living in Andre's shadow your whole life and now having the chance to prove yourself, she said with a faint smile.

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  • "Please help me!" came the faint response.

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  • If I don't get some food, I'll faint or die or something.

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  • Cynthia let out a gasp and wilted like a flower in a furnace; a dead faint.

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  • The faint smell of his cologne was disturbing and she stepped back.

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  • The faint smell of disinfectant soap was washed away by expensive cologne.

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  • Even men faint at them.

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  • "It'll be easier to get my way when Xander isn't here," she said with a faint smile.

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  • His faint smile softened the words.

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  • His words were choppy and faint.

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  • "We serve Sirian at Rissa's command, though there are some in the kingdom who do not think the Warlord should be a woman," Allin clarified with a faint smile.

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  • He breathed deeply, more interested in detecting the faint smell of the warlord.

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  • She froze at the faint voice, unable to determine if it was the demon who spoke.

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  • His brows lifted and a faint smile touched the corners of his lips.

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  • He lifted a brow, a faint smile on his lips.

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  • Dark specks in her eyes gave her a short warning and she glanced up at Alex, feeling the faint coming on.

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  • He moved off on a faint trail and she followed.

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  • Was she going to faint?

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  • Now that Denton and Clarissa were openly dating, the friction had been oiled down to a faint squeak.

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  • Her skin was warm still, her breathing faint.

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  • His faint smile was far from promising.

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  • She refused to give into the sex appeal that made grown women faint in front of him.

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  • A faint smile crossed his features, before he returned his attention to his sparring partner.

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  • Her warm body was pressed against his, the faint glow of the crystal emanating from its place tangled in her hair.

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  • Side-by-side, they didn't look much alike: his was a deep, rich ruby hue with a faint glow.

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  • Their live performances easily matching their name, often ending in complete anarchy - not a place for the faint hearted.

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  • Achilles tendon rupture surgery (not for the faint hearted!

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  • This appears to me faint sketch of a system of Salvation which does not affront our reason and humanity.

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  • Distant and faint gamma-ray burst afterglows will appear as tiny smudges of light even to the powerful UVOT.

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  • Upper and lower tangent arcs and a faint 22º halo.

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  • Fodd bynnag, nid faint o Arian sy'n cael ei wario yw testun y ddadl hon.

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  • These unusual emissions enabled astronomers to pinpoint these two faint stars among the myriad of other faint stars in the cluster.

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  • At the same time a faint hissing sound became audible.

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  • The faint of heart should be prepared for the brutal, barbaric beatings that Christ endures.

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  • During the outburst event, the normally faint star suddenly brightened, becoming 600,000 times more luminous than our Sun.

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  • Low mass, faint, brown dwarfs have also been found in the Pleiades.

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  • On closer inspection there is some faint irregular calcification in the suprasellar region.

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  • Weak and faint from the assassin's dagger, the emergency came upon the dying caliph unprepared.

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  • When she returned the room was silent again, save for the faint crepitation of his chair and the occasional clink of a bottle.

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  • cloudless by midnight with an exceptionally brilliant Hale-Bopp comet - two tails visible (the second very faint ).

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  • There was only half a line about it to give a faint clue.

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  • It works on the principle that a healthy cochlea will produce a faint echo when stimulated with sound.

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  • Cassini - Nasa Saturn lies in the faint constellation of Cancer, the Crab, close to the Beehive Cluster.

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  • contradiction of sinners against himself least you be wearied & faint in your minds.

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  • I feel faint, I go now to take a 3/4 solution of Earl Gray, 2 park drives and hot buttered crumpet.

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  • Figure 7. An isolated dinoflagellate cyst showing some faint surface coccolith molds.

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  • damning with faint praise?

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  • And once again -- after the violets faded -- I noticed the faint smell of puppy diarrhea.

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  • A sudden drop in your blood pressure could cause you to become dizzy, faint, or have a heart attack or stroke.

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  • dopey guards realize that the treasure has gone and both faint.

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  • Radio signals bounce off obstacles like buildings, adding a delayed faint echo to the intended signal.

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  • excitement in the air, tinged with a faint feeling of panic!

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  • They may also cause you to feel dizzy or faint or cause facial flushing.

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  • faint at the sight of a fox.

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  • faint whiff of fried potatoes.

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  • faint glimmer of hope.

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  • faint glow from torches onboard their prey long against the cold backdrop of night.

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  • faint praise?

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  • faint echoes of Genesis in the quiet of the opening passages.

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  • faint white wisp, something very much like a small cloud, was drifting along the beach.

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  • White dwarfs are much too faint to be seen directly with the naked eye.

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  • In our Solar System the remaining dust scatters sunlight to create an extremely faint glow called the zodiacal light.

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  • The corona is very faint relative to the main body of the sun.

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  • Stone Age, Bronze Age and Iron Age all left their mark, however faint, on the area.

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  • faint when he was working in the fields.

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  • They tend to lower the blood pressure, which can make people feel faint.

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  • The image of shades is because these dead souls have grown faint through the absence of God's light in Hell.

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  • Thus Jupiter appears faint whilst the Moon itself is slightly over exposed.

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  • faint of heart.

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  • faint with hunger on the causeway of a hamlet.

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  • A lightly floral nose with an apple and lime palate, there are also faint notes of the tropical.

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  • Look outside the main bow to see a faint secondary fogbow produced by two internal reflections inside the fog droplets.

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  • galaxye celestial blood hounds have an impressive tally of celestial pray with countless faint galaxies in their kennel.

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  • No; one faint red glimmer cheered us from a window where the lattice was in good repair.

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  • immortal glory was almost within their grasp; but they were too faint to clutch it.

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  • The dwarf remained seeing the faint glow from torches onboard their prey long against the cold backdrop of night.

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  • Holly Acland goes groovy at a.k.a. West End restaurant a.k.a. is not for the faint hearted.

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  • The very faint circular arc could be a 23 or 22° halo.

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  • The image, however, also shows a faint circular halo beneath the arc.

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  • By four we could hear the faint hiss of breakers on the shore.

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  • All is silent save for the faint hum of well inflated tires on the dry road.

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  • Corners bumped, a little faint browning, owner's initials (dated 1858) on contents page, good.

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  • jangle enough a faint jangling of bell could be heard.

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  • lower the blood pressure, which can make people feel faint.

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  • For example: i) the Extension of the radio luminosity function to very faint sources; do new populations of source exist?

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  • Although they are faint meteors, they can be seen with the naked eye and come in large numbers.

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  • May appear milky, like faint lines or streaks, colored or reflective.

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  • Suddenly there was a faint murmur, for at the upper end of the hut a dark form was seen slowly to arise.

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  • Narrow bandpass filters also take out sky glow emission lines which also helps to improve the visual contrast of very faint nebulae.

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  • Sweeping the area with a pair of binoculars brings all manner of objects into view, rich star clusters and some faint nebulosity.

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  • SCULLY: You don't detect a faint floral odor?

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  • off-white body with faint golden hue; pink nose leather.

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  • A: Faint memories of a delightfully old-fashioned Arthur Mee's Children's Encyclopedia.

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  • peeling wallpaper behind the door had also been marked, with faint traces of handwriting hidden beneath the sodden edges.

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  • perk up a bit, I asked her what she had experienced shortly before feeling faint.

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  • The faint lines, called Brillouin peaks, are caused by light being inelastically scattered by acoustic phonons in the glass.

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  • VLA observations of V4334 Sgr (Sakurai's Object) provided images of the associated faint planetary nebula.

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  • And Iacob sod pottage: and Esau came from the field, and hee was faint.

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  • Or perhaps he's being cleverer than all of us, and trying to motivate Magic Daps by faint praise.

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  • A faint rasp of steel on leather came from Bukama doing the same.

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  • The laser-etched reticle is evenly illuminated by a red LED, with illumination variable from bright to faint.

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  • All that could be heard of his speaking voice was a faint rumble rather like that of a distant fart.

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  • This can appear as faint pale dry areas, sometimes scaly, on the cheeks of children.

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  • scrawny man who had no real signs of life except for a faint green glow smoldering behind his eyes.

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  • scud across a bright moon it is often surrounded by a bright disk and faint colored rings, a lunar corona.

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  • A faint tremble, a slight shiver, had seemed to run through the still bones of the ship.

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  • skittered down a turn, a faint sound reached his ears.

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  • A faint smile played about the corners of his mouth... .

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  • There was a faint smudge of scarlet below the pressure lock.

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  • Near-infrared spectroscopy of very faint galaxies very close to bright QSOs at 1 z 4 can be achieved with Gemini.

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  • The constellation is made of faint stars and has very little to offer the amateur astronomer.

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  • If there was a road, I could not make it out in the faint starlight.

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  • Darwin will be able to separate the bright starlight from the faint planet light by performing a technique called ' nulling interferometry ' .

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  • I have to admit, I too have felt the faint stirrings of patriotic pride.

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  • In a small town on the South Coast of the United Kingdom there are the first faint stirrings of the revolution.

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  • Nodules can be a good source of whole fossils - they are rounded pale gray stones, often with faint horizontal striations in them.

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  • In our Solar System the remaining dust scatters sunlight to create an extremely faint glow called the zodiacal light.

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  • Flew 800-1,000 m.p.h. at 1-2,000 ' altitude, leaving a faint swath.

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  • swishing noise, faint sparks, white particles.

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  • The deep voice ceased its booming chant and all he could hear was a faint patter followed by dull thuds directly above him.

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  • I could see a faint tinge of color steal back in.

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  • tiptoes down the narrow wooden corridor Making the faint squeak echo inside her.

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  • At full strength the nose is subtle but interesting with vanilla, toffee bonbons, peat smoke and faint Parma violets.

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  • wakeful shepherd, tending his flocks, beholds from the mountain's top the first faint morning beam ere cometh the risen day.

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  • The peeling wallpaper behind the door had also been marked, with faint traces of handwriting hidden beneath the sodden edges.

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  • Not for the faint hearted this ironing board is rather weighty.

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  • There is not even a faint whiff of fried potatoes.

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  • Oh, for the flimsy pensioners and truculent barrow boys of yesteryear - whither the legions of faint hearted English whimsy?

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  • (924-931) has a faint personality.

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  • A faint light being thrown on the outside of the silvered plate, there appear bright lines in the field of view.

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  • "The kittens," observes a lady writer, "are born absolutely white, and in about a week a faint pencilling comes round the ears, and gradually all the points come.

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  • But for this system hepatoscopy, the theoretic basis of which as above set forth falls within the sphere of ideas that belong to primitive culture, would have passed away as higher stages of civilization were reached; and as a matter of fact it plays no part in the Egyptian culture or in the civilization of India, while among the Hebrews only faint traces of the primitive idea of the liver as the seat of the soul are to be met with in the Old Testament, among which an allusion in the indirect form of a protest against the use of the sacrificial animal for purposes of divination in the ordinance (Exodus xxix.

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  • Only faint outlines can be traced of the condition of Rajputana previous to the invasion of Upper India by the Mahommedans, and these indicate that the country was subject for the most part to two or three powerful tribal dynasties.

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  • In countries of uniform surface or faint relief, roads and railways may be constructed in any direction without regard to the configuration.

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  • We see indeed faint traces of distinction among the patricians themselves, which may lead us to guess that the equality of all patricians may have been won by struggles of unrecorded days, not unlike those which in recorded days brought about the equality of patrician and plebeian.

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  • But these grants and sales led to distinctions within the ranks of the noble order, like those of which we get faint glimpses among the Roman patricians.

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  • by the faint swelling of the Uvaly, the watershed between the Arctic Ocean and the Volga basin.

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  • The outlook appeared indeed far darker to Jeremiah than it seemed more than a century before to Isaiah in the evil days of Jotham and Ahaz, " when the whole head was sick and the whole heart faint " (Isa.

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  • Apollinare Nuovo gives some faint idea of the palace.

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  • He arranges a selection from his observations on the nebulae in such a way as to give great plausibility to his view of the gradual transmutation of nebulae into stars Herschel begins by showing us that there are regions in the heavens where a faint diffused nebulosity is all that can be detected by the telescope.

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  • In the first group, we have to notice the titration of a cyanide with silver nitrate, when a milkiness shows how far the reaction has gone; the titration of iron with permanganate, when the faint pink colour shows that all the iron is oxidized.

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  • 1-28), and of which the earthly man is a faint copy.

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  • It crystallizes in colourless plates or needles, which melt at 99° C. Its solutions in alcohol and ether have a faint blue fluorescence.

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  • Owing to the difficulties inherent in determining the position of so faint an object among a great number of stars, the results have taken about ten years to work out.

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  • It is found (Bourne, 24) that some species of scorpion faint at a temperature of 4 0 0 Cent.

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  • Three collinear stars ?', c and 3 Orionis constitute the "belt of Orion"; of these E, the central star, is of the ist magnitude, 3 of the 2nd, while Orionis is a fine double star, its components having magnitudes 2 and 6; there is also a faint companion of magnitude io.

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  • 2 will be faint; outside the band there will be perceptible darkening until the second bow comes into view.

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  • Outside the cone of 54° there will be faint illumination; within it, no secondary rays will be transmitted to the eye.

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  • There was some faint excuse for Frederick's wrath.

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  • would render even a faint tint conspicuous.

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  • Its aqueous solution has a faint sweet taste, and is dextro-rotatory, the rotation of a fresh solution being about twice that of an old one.

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  • Their cries are faint squeaks and grunts.

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  • Spencer recognizes successively likenesses and unlikenesses among phenomena (the effects of the Unknowable), which are segregated into manifestations, vivid (object, nonego) or faint (subject, ego), and then into space and time, matter and motion and force, of which the last is symbolized for us by the experience of resistance, and is that out of which our ideas of matter and motion are built.

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  • They are - normally hard and remain so, even at a faint red heat; much deeper cuts can therefore be taken at a high speed without blunting the tool.

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  • pennanti, on the other hand, there is a pair of faint additional lateral white stripes, making five in all, and the under-surface of the tail is uniformly whitish olive.

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  • This enabled the observer to make exposures of any desired length, and, through the cumulative action of light on extremely sensitive surfaces, to obtain permanent accurate pictures of celestial objects so faint as to be completely invisible to the eye, even when aided by the most powerful telescopes.

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  • The scene in the garden is without the agony of Gethsemane; a faint echo of this historic anguish appears in the scene with the Greeks four days earlier, and even that peaceful appeal to, and answer of, the Father occurs only for His followers' sakes.

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  • The two waves, therefore, being in opposite phases, neutralize one another, and the result is a faint sound.

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  • Distinct in time of war, the power of the chief may be fluctuating and faint in time of peace; even in time of war it may be subject to the authority of a council.

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  • A faint smell of acetylene may be perceived during the oxidation in moist air; this is probably due to traces of calcium carbide.

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  • Detection and Estimation.-Most calcium compounds, especially when moistened with hydrochloric acid, impart an orange-red colour to a Bunsen flame, which when viewed through green glass appears to be finch-green; this distinguishes it in the presence of strontium, whose crimson coloration is apt to mask the orange-red calcium flame (when viewed through green glass the strontium flame appears to be a very faint yellow).

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  • When pure, sodium dioxide has a faint yellowish tinge, but on exposure it whitens (W.

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  • It is a colourless gas, possessing a faint pungent smell and a slightly acid taste.

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  • gegen, opposite, and schein, shine), an extremely faint luminescence of the sky, seen opposite the direction of the sun.

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  • The New Testament joins on not to the post-exile prophets, who are only faint echoes of earlier seers, but to Jeremiah's great idea of the new covenant in which God's law is written on the individual heart, and the community of faith is the fellowship of all to whom He has thus spoken.

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  • sort of faint attempt to be a religious nation as well as a Church felt very painfully the want of a direct message from God in critical times such as the prophets of old had been wont to bring.

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  • Needless to say this faint hope was not borne out by results.

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  • The amount of hydrocyanic acid in a solution may be determined by adding excess of caustic potash and a small quantity of an alkaline chloride, and running into the dilute solution standard silver nitrate until a faint permanent turbidity (of silver chloride) is produced, that is, until the reaction, 2KNC+AgNO 3 = KAg(NC) 2 - -KNO 3, is completed.

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  • Here and there faint depressions occur, occupied by marshy sloughs, or floored with a rich black soil of pestglacial origin.

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  • Nearer the Great Lakes the till sheets are trenched only by the narrow valleys of the large streams; marshy sloughs still occupy the faint depressions in the till plains, and the associated moraines have abundant small lakes in their undrained hollows: hence these drift sheets are of late Pleistocene origin.

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  • The individual becomes faint, and the faintness keeps on increasing; and there are pain and tenderness in the liver-region.

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  • The largest and southernmost, a broad belt extending from the " fall-line " to a line passing through Clarkesville, Habersham county, Cartersville, Bartow county and Buchanan, Haralson county (approximately), is known as the Piedmont Belt or Plateau, being a region of faint relief eroded on highly complicated crystalline rocks.

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  • It contains, in addition to tannin, a peculiar principle called larixin, which may be obtained in a pure state by distillation from a concentrated infusion of the bark; it is a colourless substance in long crystals, with a bitter and astringent taste, and a faint acid reaction; hence some term it larixinic acid.

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  • He divides phenomena into impressions and ideas, vivid and faint, object and subject, non-ego and ego, outer and inner, physical and psychical, matter and spirit; all of which are expressions of the same antithesis among phenomena.

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  • Nevertheless, as he believes all the time that everything knowable throughout the whole world of evolution is phenomena in the sense of subjective affections of consciousness, and as he applies Hume's distinction of impressions and ideas as a distinction of vivid and faint states of consciousness to the distinction of ego and non-ego, spirit and matter, inner and outer phenomena, his philosophy of the world as knowable remains within the limits of phenomenalism.

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  • The salts have a faint pink colour, and show a faint absorption spectrum; the spark spectrum is brilliant and well characterized.

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  • Harassed by severe bodily ailments, encompassed by a raging tumult of religious conflict and persecution, and aware that the faint hopes of better times which seemed to gild the horizon of the future might be utterly darkened by a failure either in the constancy of his courage or in his discernment and discretion, he exerted his eloquence with unabating energy in the furtherance of the cause he had at heart.

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  • Although the Bab g (4) g Y lonian religion presents a very gloomy view of the world of the dead, it is not without a few faint glimpses of a hope that a few mortals at least may gain deliverance from the dread doom.

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  • To purify the oxide, it is dissolved in dilute hydrochloric acid until the acid is neatly neutralized, the solution is cooled, filtered, and baryta water is added until a faint permanent white precipitate of hydrated barium peroxide appears; the solution is now filtered, and a concentrated solution of baryta water is added to the filtrate, when a crystalline precipitate of hydrated barium peroxide, Ba0 2 8 H 2 0, is thrown down.

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  • The prepared leaves have a faint odour and bitter taste; and to preserve their properties they must be kept excluded from light in stoppered bottles.

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  • It is a colourless liquid, with a faint aromatic smell, and boils at 206° C. On oxidation with nitric acid it is converted into benzaldehyde, whilst chromic acid oxidizes it to benzoic acid.

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  • The ordinary colour of aurora is white, usually with a distinct yellow tint in the brighter forms, but silvery white when the light is faint.

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  • Many of the auroral lines seen in any single aurora are exceedingly faint, so that even their relative positions are difficult to settle with high precision.

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  • The kingdom had no foreign possessions; yet faint survivals of the days of Agathocles and Roger lingered on.

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  • There is, however, considerable variation in the nature of the membrane in different species; thus the cell-wall of Oedogonium, treated with sulphuric acid and iodine, turns a bright blue, while the colour is very faint in the case of Spirogyra, the wall of which is said to consist for the most part of pectose.

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  • This group is particularly rich in bright stars, and is full of nebulosity, but there are fewer faint stars than in equal areas of the surrounding sky; the central star is Alcyone (3rd magnitude); PleIone and Atlas are also of the 3rd magnitude.

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  • The spirit of beauty breathes in every line; a sense of music and of colour is everywhere abundant; the reader moves, as it were, under a canopy of apple-blossom, over a flower-starred turf, to the faint harmony of virginals.

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  • And over all hangs the faint atmosphere of medievalism, of an England of green gardens and grey towers, of a London "small and white and clean," of chivalry and adventure in every brake.

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  • They are sunk in a paganism which seems to embrace some faint reflexion of Greek mythology, Zoroastrian principles and the tenets of Buddhism, originally gathered, no doubt, from the varied elements of their mixed extraction.

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  • in diameter when viewing faint objects, we obtain the rule that the minimum magnifying power which can be efficiently employed is five times the diameter of the object-glass expressed in inches.`'- The defects of the Galilean and Kepler telescopes are due to the chromatic and spherical aberration of the simple lenses of which they are composed.

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  • But at the same time none but the Herschels have swept the whole sky for the discovery of faint nebulae; and FIG.

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  • At this stage collapse may set in, the patient become faint, the limbs twitch, the radical pulse become imperceptible, and unconsciousness supervene.

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  • - From time to time a star, hitherto too faint to be noticeable, blazes out and becomes a prominent object, and then slowly fades into obscurity.

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  • Since that time nine novas have appeared, which have attained naked-eye visibility; and in recent years a number of very faint objects of the same class have been detected.

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  • per second, and rendering luminous as it reached them the particles of a pre-existing nebula, whose own light had been too faint to be visible.

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  • It .consists of four principal stars and two faint companions.

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  • Thus each cluster seems to consist of two kinds of stars, which we may distinguish as bright and faint; the bright stars are all approximately of one standard size, and the faint stars of another standard size and brightness.

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  • As a rule contrasted colours are shown by pairs having a bright and a faint component which are relatively wide apart; brilliant white stars frequently have a blue attendant - this is instanced in the case of Regulus and Rigel.

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  • Thus the faint companion of Sirius is of nearly the same mass.

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  • Recently the proper motions of faint stars have been determined by comparing photographs of the same region of the sky, taken with an interval of a number of years.

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  • Most of the above investigators, besides giving a general result, have determined the apex separately for bright and faint stars, for stars of greater or less proper motion, and in some cases for stars of Sirian and Solar spectra.

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  • Its particular importance consists in the fact that the stars, bright as well as faint, crowd towards this plane.

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  • stars are in general much less intrinsically luminous than Type I., so that the stars known to be of this type must be comparatively near us, for otherwise they would appear too faint to have their spectra determined.

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  • Plutarch in his Life of Lycurgus (c. 4) repeats this story, with the addition that there was already a faint report of the poems in Greece, and that certain detached fragments were in the possession of a few persons.

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  • Although the greater part may be fairly even, some pages, or portions of pages, would show up too strongly, the impress almost cutting through the paper, while in other portions the impression would be so faint that it could hardly be seen.

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  • Yet there were faint indications of coming fame, and the eagerness with which each new tribute from critic and admirer was welcomed is both touching and amusing.

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  • some faint analogue of non-intellectual consciousness.

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  • The first faint glimmerings of medieval Spanish history begin with ALPHONSO III.

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  • - In 568 Alboin, king of the Langobards, with the women and children of the tribe and all their possessions, with Saxon allies, with the subject tribe of the Gepidae and a mixed host of other barbarians, descended into Italy by the great plain at the head of the Adriatic. The war which had ended in the downfall of the Goths had exhausted Italy; it was followed by famine and pestilence; and the government at Constantinople made but faint efforts to retain the province which Belisarius and Narses had recovered for it.

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  • The titration is complete when the blue colour is so faint that it is almost imperceptible after the flask has been vigorously shaken.

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