Far-and-wide sentence examples

  • The fame of Cluny spread far and wide.

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  • Many had come from far and wide just to see the Spitfire which appeared at 15.08.

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  • He sent far and wide in search of manuscripts, rescuing many treasures from the charge of ignorant and neglectful monks.

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  • You'll find links to databases far and wide related to famliy history and genealogy.

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  • Year after year the raids went on under a succession of leaders - Heriold, Roruk, Rolf, Godfrey - and far and wide there was pillaging, burning, murder and slavery.

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  • The language of government and trade is English, which is understood far and wide throughout Liberia.

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  • His extreme liberalism prevented his opposing the spread of Socialist doctrines preached far and wide by Benjamin Constant.

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  • His influence, however, extended from the Limpopo to the borders of Cape Colony, and through the ravages of Swangendaba and Mosilikatze the terror of the Zulu arms was carried far and wide into the interior of the continent.

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  • Popular acclamation made him an object of devotion; the municipality erected a noble shrine for his body, and his fame as saint and traveller had spread far and wide before the middle of the century, but it was not till four centuries later (1755) that the papal authority formally sanctioned his beatification.

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  • Famous as the one stone structure is in that stoneless region, the post became known far and wide amongst the hordes of the steppe as Sar-kel or the White Abode.

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  • The clouds of steam condensed to copious torrents, which, mingling with the fine ashes, proiced muddy streams that swept far and wide over the plains, aching even to the foot of the Apennines.

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  • These proceedings were never forgotten in Asia Minor, and the report of them spread far and wide.

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  • While the English colonies were slowly digging their way, taking firm hold of the soil, and growing in numbers, from the sea to the Alleghanies, French missionaries and explorers had ranged far and wide.

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  • His style of speaking was dry and uninteresting; but the matter of his lectures was so practical and his teaching so sound that students were attracted in crowds to his lecture-room, and the reputation of the Göttingen historical school spread far and wide.

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  • But the guerilla tactics of the wily klepht were powerless against Ibrahim, who marched northward, and, avoiding Nauplia for the present, seized Tripolitsa, and made this the base from which his columns marched to devastate the country far and wide.

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  • Paulsen q.v.), who spread panpsychism far and wide in his Einleitung in die Philosophie.

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  • The Bogomils wore garments like mendicant friars and were known as keen missionaries, travelling far and wide to propagate their doctrines.

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  • Zealous missionaries carried their doctrines far and wide.

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  • The edifice was not carried up to the height originally intended, but the magnificent dome, which recalls the finest examples in Italy, is conspicuous far and wide.

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  • Under Ottos leadership the Thuringians joined the rising, which soon spread far and wide.

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  • above the sea are mere remnants of a continuous sheet of red sandstone that once spread far and wide over the western Highlands.

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  • A large portion of the Great Army refused to be bound by the peace of Wedmore, made some further attempts on England which were frustrated by Alfred's powerful new-built fleet, and then sailed to the continent and spread devastation far and wide.

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  • During the twenty-six years of his reign he carried his warlike expeditions far and wide.

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  • But such scepticism is unjustifiable in view of the perfect unanimity with which, in spite of variations of detail, all Portuguese writers from the beginning of the 16th century onwards reiterated the assertion that there was a powerful rule known far and wide by that title.

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  • Abandoning all reserve, Vergniaud delivered one of the great orations of his life, depicting the misfortunes of the peasantry in language of such combined dignity, pathos and power that his fame as an orator spread far and wide.

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  • marched to encounter him, but was himself defeated and slain, and his country ravaged far and wide.

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  • None the less Mani found means to diffuse his creed far and wide over the whole empire.

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  • No small part of the literature and science of the Mahommedan Arabs came from Nestorian teachers, and Nestorian Christianity spread far and wide through Asia (see Nestorius and Nestorians).

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  • The most remarkable geographical feature of Seistan generally, in the modern acceptation of the term, is the Hamun, which stretches far and wide on the north, west and south, but is for a great part of the year dry or a mere swamp. It is a curious feature in the physical conformation of northern and western Afghanistan that none of the rivers flow to the sea, but that the Helmund and all the other rivers of western Afghanistan empty themselves into these lagoons, which spread over thousands of square miles.

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  • 12mo, Paris, 1704-1712); the publication was an event in literary history, the influence of which can be traced far and wide.

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  • He would betray her, and he would kill her, but she suspected even he was not brave enough to cross the king of Landis, whose cruelty was known far and wide.

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  • azalea bushes flower spectacularly each spring and attract visitors from both far and wide.

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  • As we have seen with the recent tsunami disaster, when tragedy strikes, its impacts are felt far and wide.

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  • Many had come from far and wide just to see the spitfire which appeared at 15.08.

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  • Boundless as ocean tide Rolling in fullest pride Through the world far and wide Let there be light!

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  • Idrisi, the best known of the Arabian geographical authors, after travelling far and wide in the first half of the 12th century, settled in Sicily, where he wrote a treatise descrip tive of an armillary sphere which he had constructed for Roger II., the Norman king, and in this work he incorporated all accessible results of contemporary travel.

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  • His style of speaking was dry and uninteresting; but the matter of his lectures was so practical and his teaching so sound that students were attracted in crowds to his lecture-room, and the reputation of the Göttingen historical school spread far and wide.

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  • Moreover, besides the various orders of friars, there were the lay Tertiaries that arose and spread far and wide in connexion with the Franciscans and other mendicants, and the similar institute of the Humiliati (see Tertiaries).

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  • We now know this city to have belonged to the middle pre-Mycenaean period, long' prior to the generation of Homer's Archaeans; but Schliemann far and wide proclaimed it "Troy," and was backed by Gladstone and a large part of the European public. Trying to resume his work in February 1874, he found himself inhibited by the Ottoman government, whose allotted share of the gold treasure had not been satisfactory, and it was not till April 1876 that he obtained a firman.

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  • The latter raises the moss and bark gently with his knife in search of insects; the former lays open logs to their core with his axe, and moss and bark fly far and wide.

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  • Boundless as ocean tide Rolling in fullest pride Through the world far and wide Let there be light !

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  • Perhaps she had to kiss quite a few frogs before finding her true prince, or maybe he searched far and wide to find the princess of his dreams.

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  • It's impossible to guess how far and wide the swine flu outbreak will reach, but there is definitely the potential for the disease to affect other reality TV programs.

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  • While retailers far and wide carry coats in larger sizes, it's unlikely that they share the same distinctive qualities as their high-end counterparts.

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  • You don't have to search far and wide to find cute kids' bikinis each year.

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  • Each style offers covers that will fit any range of check designs, so you won't have to look far and wide for a cover that will accommodate your checks.

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  • We've collected all of the top sites for Beyonce downloads so you don't have to search far and wide to get your hands on this popular 2009 hit for Beyonce.

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  • Intent on finding an elixir that that could magically restore vim and vigor, he sailed far and wide in search of his dream.

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  • Instead of following up his victories, Abu Gemaiza retired to Dar Tama to augment his army, to which thousands flocked as the news of his achievements spread far and wide.

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