Figure sentence example

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  • We can't figure it out.
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  • She's smart enough to figure out what to do.
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  • The sun made long shadows of her figure as she walked to the house.
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  • A tall figure lounged against a huge oak tree beside the trail.
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  • Her figure was not as well developed as Alondra or Dulce, but she looked nice in the style and color.
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  • We'll figure out what to do when we're all together.
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  • Once someone knows how to make a factory that can produce 48,000 pins a day with ten people, someone else can figure out how to make one that makes 100,000 a day with five people.
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  • We figure he's still in the east.
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  • She screamed when she saw a figure at her bedroom window and her father chased him.
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  • I don't know what the odds are, but I figure god is responsible for both - don't you think?
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  • "Well, this was a figure of a cat," said Jim, "and she WENT down, anyhow, whether she climbed or crept."
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  • She stood, frozen with fear as his dark figure moved past her.
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  • Well, he has a home office and he goes there pretty often, but I can't figure out what he's doing.
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  • I can just imagine what a funny figure that policeman cut!
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  • When she reminded him that he was going over the thousand-dollar figure he had thrown out, he merely shrugged.
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  • He made a striking figure, so tall and lean.
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  • A tall figure darkened the doorway and she looked up to find Cade watching her.
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  • "I'll figure it out on my own," he said resolutely.
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  • Liberty is a gigantic figure of a woman in Greek draperies, holding in her right hand a torch....
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  • As she stepped off the walk to cross an alley, a lean figure stepped out of the saloon.
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  • He surveyed her slender figure with obvious appreciation.
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  • She watched his tall figure move gracefully down the hall, forcing unwelcome warmth to crawl up her neck.
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  • I also recited "Laus Deo," and as I spoke the concluding verses, he placed in my hands a statue of a slave from whose crouching figure the fetters were falling, even as they fell from Peter's limbs when the angel led him forth out of prison.
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  • The machine will figure this out as it collects more data and incorporates more variables, and then experiments on people to see which combinations of factors work the best.
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  • He wasn't to that point yet, and he had to figure out just how to protect the woman from the man she considered her own father.
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  • While she was outside having a pity party, he was trying to figure out what he'd done wrong.
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  • I figure he must have something in mind after he graduates this spring.
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  • (Strictly speaking, Daniel Cooper was one figure of the anglaise.)
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  • I just can't figure her.
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  • Roxanne had everything; beauty, a good figure, and a sweet personality.
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  • Another figure emerged from the night to stand beside Len.
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  • His bloodshot gaze wandered over her figure in a way that made her regret leaving her beach robe in the house.
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  • She glanced up as a figure approached, and her smile was genuine.
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  • The black figure of a sentinel stood on the bridge.
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  • Then the scientific race of the century was on, with this goal: to figure out how DNA conveyed genetic information.
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  • He thinks that he makes a fine figure when he waits on you.
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  • Sometimes, I have to figure it out.
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  • You figure out how to make your widget from this new plastic.
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  • Twenty-one rubles, he said, pointing to the figure twenty-one by which the total exceeded the round sum of forty-three thousand; and taking up a pack he prepared to deal.
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  • The figure cut by the new French ambassador.
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  • Each of us received a six figure hiring bonus.
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  • I've been trying to figure this guy's route.
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  • It was not the dress, but the face and whole figure of Princess Mary that was not pretty, but neither Mademoiselle Bourienne nor the little princess felt this; they still thought that if a blue ribbon were placed in the hair, the hair combed up, and the blue scarf arranged lower on the best maroon dress, and so on, all would be well.
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  • "To 'climb down' is sometimes used as a figure of speech," remarked the Wizard.
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  • "No it can't be, that would be too extraordinary," and at the very moment she thought this, the face and figure of Prince Andrew, in a fur cloak the deep collar of which covered with snow, appeared on the landing where the footman stood with the candle.
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  • One fair-haired young soldier of the third company, whom Prince Andrew knew and who had a strap round the calf of one leg, crossed himself, stepped back to get a good run, and plunged into the water; another, a dark noncommissioned officer who was always shaggy, stood up to his waist in the water joyfully wriggling his muscular figure and snorted with satisfaction as he poured the water over his head with hands blackened to the wrists.
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  • Her eyes" (Nicholas looked at his partner) "are blue, her mouth coral and ivory; her figure" (he glanced at her shoulders) "like Diana's...."
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  • On reaching the vestibule Natasha saw a tall figure in a fur coat unwinding his scarf.
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  • He only heard Dolokhov's hurried steps, and his figure came in view through the smoke.
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  • In the middle of a figure he beckoned to Rostov who was passing:
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  • Speranski's whole figure was of a peculiar type that made him easily recognizable.
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  • Dusty was going to kill all these people if he didn't figure out how to fix them.
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  • Can you fancy the figure he cut?...
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  • Rostov was talking merrily to his two friends, one of whom was a dashing hussar and the other a notorious duelist and rake, and every now and then he glanced ironically at Pierre, whose preoccupied, absent-minded, and massive figure was a very noticeable one at the dinner.
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  • His huge figure, with arms hanging down and with a puckered, though smiling face, moved after Willarski with uncertain, timid steps.
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  • He heard footsteps in the darkness and a black figure appeared.
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  • The high-shouldered figure of Zherkov, familiar to the Pavlograds as he had but recently left their regiment, rode up to the colonel.
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  • He kept closing his eyes and then again looking at the fire, which seemed to him dazzlingly red, and at the feeble, round-shouldered figure of Tushin who was sitting cross-legged like a Turk beside him.
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  • Now they drew close to the fox which began to dodge between the field in sharper and sharper curves, trailing its brush, when suddenly a strange white borzoi dashed in followed by a black one, and everything was in confusion; the borzois formed a star-shaped figure, scarcely swaying their bodies and with tails turned away from the center of the group.
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  • At first she heard only Metivier's voice, then her father's, then both voices began speaking at the same time, the door was flung open, and on the threshold appeared the handsome figure of the terrified Metivier with his shock of black hair, and the prince in his dressing gown and fez, his face distorted with fury and the pupils of his eyes rolled downwards.
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  • In the figure in which he had to choose two ladies, he whispered to Helene that he meant to choose Countess Potocka who, he thought, had gone out onto the veranda, and glided over the parquet to the door opening into the garden, where, seeing Balashev and the Emperor returning to the veranda, he stood still.
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  • His whole short corpulent figure with broad thick shoulders, and chest and stomach involuntarily protruding, had that imposing and stately appearance one sees in men of forty who live in comfort.
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  • Kutuzov noticed Pierre's figure and the group gathered round him.
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  • A tall thin bow-legged figure strolled around the side of the house.
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  • Cassie glanced at the familiar figure and then gasped.
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  • I could see a figure on a horse in the distance coming toward me.
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  • Together with that sound came a solitary human cry from the gateway and amid the smoke appeared the figure of a bareheaded man in a peasant's coat.
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  • The rider, whose figure seemed familiar to Rostov and involuntarily riveted his attention, made a gesture of refusal with his head and hand and by that gesture Rostov instantly recognized his lamented and adored monarch.
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  • The same happy, rapturous faces turned to the shaggy figure of Denisov.
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  • He fired at another figure trying to force its way into the circle.
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  • Something was placed over her nose and mouth and after a silent struggle; a stocky figure carried the child downstairs.
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  • He named a figure that surprised us by being far less than we'd guessed.
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  • They might just figure I'm a whack case or worse yet, want to round you up and stuff you in their back office.
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  • Just before Howie was ready to give up, he was startled by a figure he'd not heard enter the house!
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  • Let's hope he doesn't figure you can't go back more than a day or two.
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  • The best I can figure, he never left California before his arrest so that's where I'm concentration.
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  • He should walk away, leave her to figure things out, and finish what he needed to this morning.
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  • She looked unsettled at the idea of leaving her lab and looked around, as if trying to figure out what to take.
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  • Dusty braced himself and turned to face the grandfatherly figure with a smile and emerald eyes standing in the corner.
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  • She squinted towards the blazing buildings to see a dark figure half-trotting, half-limping towards them.
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  • The black, hairy, snub-nosed face of Vaska Denisov, and his whole short sturdy figure with the sinewy hairy hand and stumpy fingers in which he held the hilt of his naked saber, looked just as it usually did, especially toward evening when he had emptied his second bottle; he was only redder than usual.
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  • They forgot that the frightened face and the figure could not be altered, and that however they might change the setting and adornment of that face, it would still remain piteous and plain.
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  • He now saw clearly the figure of a red-haired gunner with his shako knocked awry, pulling one end of a mop while a French soldier tugged at the other.
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  • Pierre recognized him at once by his peculiar figure, which distinguished him from everybody else.
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  • The officers gazed with surprise at Pierre's huge stout figure and listened to his talk of Moscow and the position of our army, round which he had ridden.
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  • How do you figure I owe you anything?
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  • I can't figure out who owns this house or who has the money.
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  • He was a tall dark figure in the night, as he stood looking down at her.
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  • If you figure out a way to do this all day and still make the ranch turn a profit, you could make a fortune teaching your method at seminars.
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  • A tall lean figure entered the diner and she froze – Cade.
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  • From the porch we could see the huddled figure of Howie Abbott sitting under a large red umbrella on the edge of the pier.
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  • I came downstairs and tried to figure out what happened and then I talked to Ben and it calmed me down.
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  • Besides his height and stoutness, and the strange morose look of suffering in his face and whole figure, the Russians stared at Pierre because they could not make out to what class he could belong.
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  • Turning, she stared at her figure.
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  • How do you figure?
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  • The shadowy figure disappeared into an alcove.
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  • I'd hoped not to have to do this, but I can't wait for you to figure it out.
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  • He was driving … Jule skipped through the details of Yully's car.… Another figure followed them.
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  • "I can't tell if they have faith we'll figure this out, or if they're secretly hoping we don't," Damian admitted.
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  • The creature walking away from her wanted something, and she couldn't figure out what.
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  • And I can't wait for Jonny to figure out how to do his job.
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  • If I have a doctor's note saying I'm under their care, isn't that good enough until they figure it out?
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  • She's started having symptoms that the doctors can't figure out what's wrong.
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  • Something was really wrong in Europe, and he needed to figure out what, before the European front was overrun by vamps.
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  • You figure out how to train one?
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  • True, they had eternity to figure each other out, but he didn't want her turning cold like Dusty or jaded like Jule.
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  • The doc can't figure out what happened.
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  • "If you're as smart as I suspect, you've probably used your gift to figure out where I am," he said.
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  • She approached the window, amazed at the snow, until her gaze fell to a figure kneeling like a dark gargoyle in the middle of the white lawn.
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  • "There's a lotta shit about our world you'll figure out," he promised her.
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  • She braced herself against the memories running through his head and the confusion as he tried to figure out where he was.
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  • She was trying hard to keep her fear away so she could figure out this new world.
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  • She had to figure out what she was missing fast and how permanent it was to be an Immortal mate.
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  • Deidre tried to figure out what it was she was supposed to say.
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  • Death was a dark, towering, muscular figure in the living area of her apartment, clothed in black and wearing an expression that mirrored what she felt.
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  • I've been trying to figure him out for the past few days and have no clue.
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  • "You'll figure it out," he said.
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  • "I have to figure this out," she murmured.
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  • I'll figure it out way before our deal is up, she said, rolling her eyes.
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  • "Let me figure it out," she repeated.
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  • You know I couldn't figure out how to turn on the shower?
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  • I knew he'd figure out something.
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  • When did you figure out I was your mate?
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  • I'm trying to figure out how I can want to be with him but not stomach what he does as the Dark One.
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  • Rhyn watched him go, wondering just what his brother was planning, and how he.d figure it out before Katie was hung on the wall next to his mother.
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  • The figure denoting the general average yield per acre of any class of crop needs readjustment after every successive harvest.
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  • "As soon as I figure out what they are, I'll take care of that," Darian shot back.
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  • While Pierre, standing in the middle of the room, was talking to himself in this way, the study door opened and on the threshold appeared the figure of Makar Alexeevich, always so timid before but now quite transformed.
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  • Paul, who appeared to be the elder brother, was a robust figure who never closed his mouth even while eating.
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  • I figure them bones is another matter.
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  • That would take some research by Fred and his stalwarts, if Dean could figure a way to distance that investigation from Fred's court-dictated jury duty restrictions.
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  • As Dean rolled his Jeep down the main street of Ouray, he caught sight of a familiar figure with a rounded haircut.
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  • As Dean neared the structure, a figure emerged from the building.
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  • Maybe figure where my life's going from here.
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  • Dean stared at the woman's near crumpled figure.
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  • Suddenly the beam caught a figure crouched ahead.
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  • She paused, trying to figure out what to tell him.
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  • He loved touching her and loved even more watching her try to figure out what to do about it.
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  • Deidre had never seen him like this, as a quietly commanding figure, capable of lethal force one moment and gentle kisses the next.
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  • Her eyes rested on the figure of a girl representing the humans.
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  • Deidre sought to figure out what it was about the currents and subtle movement that kept her in place when she wanted to return to the castle, where it was warm.
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  • He heard two of the Immortals shouting from down a nearby hall and saw the dark figure duck into a doorway.
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  • Silently, he strode down the hallway after the figure he saw.
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  • Though he possessed nowhere near the level of power he used to, he was still able to sense the figure cowering in a corner.
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  • He went to the window opposite the figure and closed his eyes, then whipped the curtain open.
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  • The figure's arm was raised to block the blinding light.
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  • The smooth lines of the dress flattered her petite figure, but more important was the fact that Alex liked it.
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  • As she stepped out into the bright sunlight, a tall figure caught her attention.
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  • Alex opened the passenger door and climbed into the car, his attention equally divided between the retreating figure and Carmen.
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  • If I had a figure like yours, I'd use it.
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  • There was nothing wrong with Katie's figure except that she was a little over weight.
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  • When she modeled them in front of the mirror, they did things to her figure she never would have guessed.
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  • We've got to figure out this shit, he told the female death-dealer beside him.
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  • I can't figure out how they're tracking the dead.
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  • We're trying to figure out what Darkyn is doing planting a shape-shifter demon on the mortal realm, Rhyn said, referring to the demon lord who wanted both their heads on pikes.
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  • He came back to search the body of Logan Myers and figure out what it was that Rhyn wanted him to know.
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  • I can't figure out how they're beating us.
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  • Would it help him figure out how to deal with Deidre?
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  • You'll have to figure out the rest, first.
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  • If what Wynn said was true, Gabriel needed as much time as he could find to figure out how to save her.
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  • He had to figure out a way to do it in a way he was able to recover from, if she survived.
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  • She poured herself some more, struggling to figure out what she was missing.
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  • Very. I can tell but it takes men longer to figure out that stuff.
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  • She turned to face the figure.
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  • Dressed in black, he was an imposing figure, even in the cavernous room.
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  • "Katie said you'd figure that out," Deidre murmured.
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  • Darkyn wins now if you don't figure out this simple truth.
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  • Definitely some advice from someone who understood make-up better and a real hair stylist who could figure out how to un-pink hair.
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  • Would it have been easier on you if you heard it from either a complete stranger or someone you can't quite figure out?
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  • I was trying to figure out what was there, not to remove it, but to ensure no one else could either.
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  • "Did Andre figure anything out?" she asked in a level voice.
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  • "Which is …" "You'll figure it out."
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  • He'd figure something out.
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  • I know what really happened, and I hoped others would figure it out.
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  • Ully might figure something else out.
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  • She refused to send him to school or to go to work, determined to figure out what insanity was going on under her roof.
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  • "I, uh, dropped your blood sample," he said with a glance at the figure with his back toward them both.
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  • Jade straightened, eyeing the dark figure with bright eyes.
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  • She closed her eyes, telling herself she'd survive this and figure out how to get the hell out of there, even if it meant bartering with the monsters on her cell block.
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  • This time, Rhyn couldn't figure out why the creature wanted a human so badly he'd bring her here yet didn't seem eager about her becoming his mate.
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  • "I'll figure it out," she replied.
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  • The creatures had reached the top of the stairs and were looking around, trying to figure out which way she'd gone.
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  • "You're…" Megan trailed off, as if debating what to say while trying to figure out what was standing in front of her.
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  • When her mind had cleared and her body no longer thrummed with need, she tried to figure out what the hell had happened.
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  • "Either we get an emergency five minutes or you figure out how to make it work longer," Kris said.
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  • "He's almost there," he replied, facing the bright figure that was Death.
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  • You'll just have to figure it out on your own.
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  • Gabriel was right --he had to figure it out before he lost his mate.
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  • I.ve got a lot to figure out.
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  • She suspected Kris might override his promise to let her go in five weeks, if Ully couldn.t figure it out.
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  • A dark figure in the snow-covered park area caught her attention.
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  • "Okay, so you.re taking me and someone else, but this still doesn.t help me figure out what to do!" she said.
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  • All he needed was to figure out how to win a game of strategy he didn.t know how to play, before his time was up and he lost the only thing that mattered.
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  • She.d have to pray Rhyn didn.t drop by her mind when she thought of it, or when she was trying to figure out what to do.
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  • Hell toughened him up, yet this was one challenge he couldn.t figure out.
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  • He couldn.t figure out what the hell the puny human in front of him wanted.
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  • What I can.t figure out is why he came here.
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  • He.d have to figure out what to do with the wounded man.
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  • If they can.t figure out what Sasha did about the vial, they.ll need her and Ully.
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  • "If you don.t figure it out in sixty seconds, I.m going to Hell," he said and began pacing again.
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  • Didn.t Sasha.s lab figure it out?
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  • It wasn.t hard to figure out why he did it after so long refusing to become Death.s slave, Darkyn answered.
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  • I.ll figure something out, Kris said.
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  • Stunned, Kiera tried to figure out what to say as they both looked expectantly at her.
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  • Kiera would figure things out soon, especially once Evelyn got her into this new world and its customs.
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  • Excited to see that even this world had video games, she sat in the chair behind the buttons and screen, studying all three in an attempt to figure out how the game worked.
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  • "You can't figure her out," she said.
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  • She set the knife down on the edge and circled the fountain again until she'd reviewed all three of the pictographs where the female figure held a dagger.
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  • One headed for her, and she turned to run, only to collide with a large figure at her back.
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  • One female figure moved forward, wrapping a shawl around Evelyn's shoulders and placing a translator on her ear.
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  • The craft door opened, and a figure strode out.
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  • Time to figure out what we're running here, a house for haunted women or just a house for 'hunted' women!
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  • But even when I figure out all the substitutions, deciphering the entire notebook will be a long project.
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  • The state boys figure I'm too close to you to be what somebody calls 'objective'.
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  • "I figure the killer planted the knife, just to throw the cops off the trail," Fred said as he slumped on the edge of the bed.
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  • He considered switching a digit and feigning a mistake but he knew these guys would figure he was hiding something and be all the more aggressive when they questioned Cynthia.
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  • He then added, "Or do you figure it's tapped?"
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  • He named his salary, a figure that surprised Dean.
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  • We figure it's her choice if she wants to take the big trip.
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  • The way I figure it, Edith took the knife the night when she first tried on the dress.
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  • Fred nodded his head, scribbled on his pad, and asked, "You figure the note's a confession, of sorts?"
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  • If I had tried to figure it out logically, things might have fallen into place.
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  • I realize in most ways Edith isn't deserving of too much sympathy, but I still think of her as a tragic figure.
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  • "Every time I come up these stairs, I look up to see if a white-dressed figure is standing at the top," he said.
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  • There, in the fog of semi-darkness, stood a white-clad figure, smiling down at him.
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  • She had long blonde hair like spun silk, a perfectly proportioned figure and blue-green eyes that made you feel you were looking into the sea.
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  • Because she wants to give you some time to figure out that you two can make this work.
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  • Men let it rest for a while, then figure out whether to nurse it back to health or kill it.
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  • He should be controlling this situation by now; not sitting here trying to figure out what the hell was happening.
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  • Although totally unnerved, he knew he could not let himself lose it again, yet had to speak to her, see if he could figure her out.
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  • Don't you think we owe it to ourselves to figure out what all this means?
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  • Instead I'm here trying to figure out how this could have happened.
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  • As they approached Jackson's car, he said, "I'm going to need some time to absorb all this before I can even begin to figure out what to do."
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  • We'll figure this out somehow.
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  • He sat for a minute trying to figure out how to fix things, but came up empty.
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  • Well, I have a whole year to figure that one out.
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  • I suggest we concentrate on you feeling better before trying to figure this out.
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  • We have another month to figure it out.
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  • The way I figure it, he's more in love with the idea of having a woman worship him than he is with me.
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  • They figure Josh is tough competition - but do you really think Josh could scare them off if they knew you were interested?
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  • Two occupied stalls and he couldn't figure out where to put the water.
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  • Anyway, I didn't figure I'd be running the farm for a while.
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  • A tall lean figure stepped into the room and cool gray eyes surveyed her.
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  • Her heart skipped a beat as a lean figure in a business suit entered the room.
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  • They figure if it makes money, it must be a wise business choice.
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  • As she lifted the hay and turned, a figure moved in the hay on the floor.
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  • Sometimes it's kind of hard to figure you out, though.
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  • "I can't figure you," Gerald said, moving away from the wall.
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  • They'll figure it out as soon as they see the news.
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  • "Tim, helo!" a dark figure shouted from the awaiting shuttle.
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  • You figure out how to deal with the supply issue?
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  • We can't figure out who we're fighting.
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  • No one here understood that they were surrounded by an enemy even Brady couldn't figure out yet.
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  • Greenie's holed up in the hub trying to figure out what to do.
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  • How would he figure it out?
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  • They gazed at each other for a long moment, and he tried to figure out what was going through her thoughts.
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  • "I think someone did figure it out, or it wouldn't have gone up in smoke at all," Brady replied.
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  • I'm trying to figure you out.
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  • Someone as bright as she was would figure out a way to get somewhere safe.
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  • We'll figure out which route she took and track her.
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  • Brady focused on the micro, trying to figure out where Lana might've gone.
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  • Brady scanned the surrounding forest again, trying to figure out which way Lana had gone.
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  • We're trying to figure out which path she took.
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  • We have someone from Harvard here who can't figure out the generator.
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  • The rest, she'd figure out when she got there.
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  • This is the kind of thing Lana could figure out.
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  • It's taking three so-called experts way too long to figure it out.
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  • A figure appeared from the forest between her and the river.
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  • Be careful.  I mean that.  We'll figure out something.
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  • "Andre. He's …" She turned as she spoke to see the figure had vanished.
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  • A moment later, a thin figure entered the room.  The last of the shapeshifters created, this one was a mirror image of the mad scientist, Ully.
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  • We'll figure something out.
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  • "That's what I can't figure out," Kiki admitted.
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  • Maybe.  In any case, whatever you felt for Jade, you have to figure out how to get over it.  You have your mate.  I've been waiting for mine for a lifetime.
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  • Kris blinked, trying to figure out what the deity wanted.
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  • Unable to sleep without knowing the truth, Toby huddled beneath the jungle leaves and stretched his senses until he found Katie.  He couldn't put her in more danger, if there was something wrong with Ully.  She was close enough for him to find when he needed to.  If he kept some distance between him and Katie, he could figure out what was wrong with Ully without endangering her more.
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  • Her thoughts went to Rhyn then Hannah then the past few weeks as she sought to figure out where she'd gone wrong.
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  • Nothing I can't handle.  I have Kiki, Tamer, and Erik on lockdown.  A week without food, and they're happy to help.  Kiki is running most things, until I figure them out.
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  • "You're all the family I got now.  I got a long way to go to figure out how to be a proper Death," Gabe said, looking again at the lake.
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  • I don't know anything about the case, but I know it would take a room full of CPA's to figure out how many cups of coffee you guys owe each other.
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  • She named a salary figure close to the small amount Dean drew from the Parkside Police Department.
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  • He could imagine the difficulty in supporting a fam­ily of three on the figure.
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  • Fred possessed a full head of snow-white hair, carried himself ramrod straight and was a familiar sight and well-liked figure about town.
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  • Some of the guys figure a dumb trick like a midnight swim ain't so surprising for a Yankee with a snoot full.
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  • I surely don't know what you guys figure you'll find as many times as you've looked around.
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  • There was also a small sheet of white paper listing 11.2 gallons of gas purchased in Aberdeen, Maryland, a mileage figure and the amount of the purchase.
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  • The latest entry dated Monday showed a mileage figure and the starting point of Parkside, Pennsylvania.
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  • Fourth and Oak were just as desolate as Ninth and Locust, but as soon as Dean stopped the car, a disheveled figure jumped from the darkness and clawed at the passenger door until Dean reached over and opened it.
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  • They'd figure the poor kid would get all kinds of razing in school and all.
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  • I'm hard pressed to figure why any man in his right mind would dump her.
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  • You don't know what to do so you take the next day off when you're sober, find some quiet motel and try and figure out what you've got or what to do with the stuff.
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  • There in the blur of a passing auto and mirrored in descending waves of rain was the huddled figure of Cynthia Byrne stumbling across the parking lot toward the road and the beach beyond.
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  • Suddenly a flash of lightening illuminat­ed the crouched figure of Cynthia Byrne several yards away.
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  • Dean maneuvered the still-unconscious figure beneath the covers, tucking the blanket as tightly as he dared.
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  • He gazed down upon her now-peaceful figure.
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  • I figure it like this.
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  • When Dean replaced the phone and glanced up, the tall figure of Jonathan Winston was standing next to his desk, smiling down and, as usual, impeccably dressed.
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  • They'll figure out it wasn't me.
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  • He could figure the gas he'd have used and written his own receipt when he filled up the motor home, stop­ping after filling the tank part way.
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  • Well, the way I see it, he's gotta figure the motor home is hot.
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  • "Figure he's going west," Fred called.
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  • The car ain't due back at the garage 'til tomorrow but we gotta figure some way of returning it or they're gonna get miffed.
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  • "The way I figure it," Fred said, "We look for a blue '89 pick­up with a Mallard camper on the back.
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  • He slid in behind another biker and followed the crouched figure evenly, absentmindedly match­ing the rider stride for stride for several miles as he pondered his course of action.
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  • She was a gorgeous creature in her early twenties with a figure that would make a monk sigh.
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  • I figure we just set up this tent right on the other site and pull his stuff inside.
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  • People will figure they reassigned the site.
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  • There's one thing I can't figure.
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  • Dean only had a brief glance at the rider, not enough to even tell if the helmeted figure was a man or a woman, much less recognize the person.
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  • It was a brief lapse of concentration from his purpose at hand, catching the yellow-clad figure flowing through the curves and bends below him.
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  • For a moment his gaze lingered on her slender figure as she walked into the kitchen.
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  • Actually, 250 combined pounds would be a fairly accurate figure.
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  • As she walked through the screened porch, a tall figure stepped out of the evening shadows.
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  • I can't figure you.
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  • If he hadn't done so, she might not have seen the lean figure lounging against the tree.
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  • When she lifted her head, a figure in the doorway caught her attention.
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  • I'll figure it out later.
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  • I couldn't figure out his fascination with her at the time.
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  • The barn door groaned as it swung shut, exposing the figure leaning against the wall.
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  • A lean figure in a gray business suit stepped out of a crowd of new arrivals.
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  • I'd better figure on building a pen close to the house to quarantine the Longhorns in.
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  • Right now she needed him as a husband, not a father figure.
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  • Why did he have to wait until her figure started to fall apart before he complained about seldom seeing her in a dress?
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  • He gets a little caught up in the role of head of the household, and becomes a parental figure as well.
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  • Lori was hard to figure though.
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  • Another woman lay on the ground near the youth named Damian, her shapely figure, porcelain complexion, and auburn hair indicating her beauty even in her sleep.
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  • Somehow, they lessened her pain again, as if the strange figure before her wrapped them in magic before placing them in her head.
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  • Once a god then a slave, he was just starting to figure out who he was now.
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  • He's in Europe trying to figure out how to pick up the pieces, Damian said.
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  • Darian remained for another long moment before Traveling to the nearest town, determined to figure out what was going on.
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  • She'd figure out his weakness and hold onto that knowledge for when she needed it.
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  • She'd stopped trying to figure out why Xander tormented her every day.
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  • As soon as I figure out how, I will, he said simply.
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  • Soon, I'll figure out how to do more than track your kind.
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  • Darkness swallowed him before he could figure it out.
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  • I've Seen some things … and there are some things so up in the air right now, I can't figure out what it means.
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  • Darian lingered, unable to figure out exactly what was wrong.
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  • When he figured out how to do it without also ending up dead, he'd figure out what had fallen between him and Jenn.
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  • Darian felt the magic of the world bombard him, both welcoming home the man that had been its king and trying to figure out what he now was.
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  • He'd have to figure out how to start a conversation she didn't want to have.
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  • Your fortune cookies forget to tell you I'd figure out what you didn't tell me about Jenn?
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  • Enough time for me to figure out what Jonny's doing with the Others.
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  • If that's not the answer, then you'll figure it out, Jenn, and you'll do it in two days.
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  • His eyes went past Claire for a moment, to the dark figure waiting by the tree line.
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  • Before the moment when she saw the book, she hadn't wanted to connect the spectral figure of her mind with the very real man before her.
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  • Taran glanced toward the darkened figure near the door.
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  • The demon sensed it, even as she struggled to figure out where he was.
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  • Something was troubling him and he was trying to figure out the best way to approach it.
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  • That wasn't very nice, I guess, but you always tried to hide your figure – though I can't for the life of me figure out why.
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  • Actually, she had never tried to hide her figure.
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  • The knit pants hugged her figure, but they were comfortable and stretched when she did.
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  • She might as well figure on getting that cell phone for Jonathan.
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  • Alex glanced up as a tall figure stepped through the door.
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  • If they can figure a way to smoke without getting it in my eyes and lungs, they can smoke themselves to death for all I care.
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  • He's already an important figure in the state of California.
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  • A tall balding figure moved into the room.
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  • As near as she could figure, it was more than half full - all she would need.
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  • I think I can figure it out.
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  • You figure taking care of one more critter is no big deal?
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  • A tall figure emerged from the brush and she gasped with relief.
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  • She scrambled to her feet, gaping at the tall figure in the doorway.
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  • We can't quite figure out what.
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  • Did Jonny figure that out and plan to use her against him?
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  • I'll wait to fire you until I figure out why you're working for me in the first place.
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  • Silently, he began to think he wasn't going to tolerate the ghost in his house long enough for him to figure out what was going on.
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  • She stood in the doorway to his room for a long moment, trying to figure out how the hell he knew so much about her.
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  • You'll figure it out, he said.
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  • Jessi wasn't able to figure out how Jonny, Xander and Gerry were connected, except that they had to be.
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  • You're saying that, instead of treating him like I do my teenage cousins, I should pretend I'm dealing with a five-year-old who's convinced his stick figure drawing is a masterpiece.
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  • While appealing, it would ruin his chances to figure out what Jessi was hiding.
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  • After the round shape was introduced, the one side was always inscribed with the figure of a ship's prow, and the other with the double head of Janus.
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  • This figure, also known as the vesica piscis, is common in ecclesiastical seals and as a glory or aureole in paintings of sculpture, surrounding figures of the Trinity, saints, &c. The figure is, however, sometimes referred to the almond, as typifying virginity; the French name for the symbol is Amande mystique.
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  • It is suggested that Hylas was a harvest deity and that the ceremony gone through by the Kians was a harvest festival, at which the figure of a boy was thrown into the water, signifying the dying vegetation-spirit of the year.
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  • He was not cast in a heroic mould, and he had no desire to figure at the stake; like Cecil, and Elizabeth herself, he had a great respect for authority, and when his time came he could consistently impose authority on others.
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  • - Streptoneura In this division the torsion of the visceral mass and visceral commissure is at its maximum, the latter being twisted into a figure of eight.
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  • Our figure of the nervous system of Aplysia does not give the small pair of buccal ganglia which are, as in all glossophorous Molluscs, present upon the nerves passing from the cerebral region to the odontophore.
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  • The figure (fig.
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  • To the right (in the figure) of the rectal peduncle is seen the deeply invaginated shell-gland ss, with a secretion sh protruding from it.
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  • In the figure the cord of the left side is seen, marked re.
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  • It was said that the male figure represented Christ, and that the group had been set up in recognition of the miraculous cure.
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  • The folly of the monarchs of the Holy Alliance in Europe gained for the writings of Montholon and Las Cases (that of Gourgaud was not published till 1899) a ready reception, with the result that Napoleon reappeared in the literature of the ensuing decades wielding an influence scarcely less potent than that of the grey-coated figure into whose arms France flung herself on his return from Elba.
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  • 7.-Faience Figure Of The Goddess, With Serpent Attributes, Cnossus.
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  • 6.-Faience Figure Of Female Votary Of Snake-Goddess, Cnossus.
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  • The chief object of the author, who had been naturalist to the Niger Expedition, and curator to the Museum of the Zoological Society of London, was to figure the animals contained in its gardens or described in its Proceedings, which until the year 1848 were not illustrated.
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  • The original project was apparently to give a figure and ()Udall.
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  • 5 It is significant that notwithstanding this he did not figure the pterylosis of any one of them, and the thought suggests itself that, though his editor assures us he had convinced himself that the group must be here shoved in (eingeschoben is the word used), the intrusion is rather due to the necessity which Nitzsch, in common with most men of his time (the Quinarians excepted), felt for deploying the whole series of birds into line, in which case the proceeding may be defensible on the score of convenience.
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  • Moreover, Dr Cornay's, scheme was not given to the world with any of those adjuncts that not merely please the eye but are in many cases necessary, for, though on a subject which required for its proper comprehension a series of plates, it made even its final appearance unadorned by a single explanatory figure, and in a journal, respectable and wellknown indeed, but one not of the highest scientific rank.
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  • Men's minds began to figure to themselves the original type of some well-marked genus or family of birds.
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  • The service opened with a procession of Old Testament characters, prophets, patriarchs and kings, together with heathen prophets, including Virgil, the chief figure being Balaam on his ass.
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  • His figure was crooked, his limbs shrunken; his hair hung in dishevelled locks over his haggard countenance.
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  • Over each, at a much higher level, is a colossal figure of an archangel - Raphael, Michael and Gabriel.
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  • In the Malay Peninsula the blood of a murdered man must be put in a bottle and prayers said over; after seven days of this worship a sound is heard and the operator puts his finger into the bottle for the polong, as the demon is called, to suck; it will fly through the air in the shape of an exceedingly diminutive female figure, and is always preceded by its pet, the pelesit, in the shape of a grasshopper.
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  • In the American Presbyterian church he was a prominent figure; he worked for union with the Congregationalists and with the Dutch Reformed body; and at the synod of 1786 he was one of the committee which reported in favour of the formation of a General Assembly and which drafted "a system of general rules for.
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  • HANUMAN, in Hindu mythology, a monkey-god, who forms a central figure in the Ramayana.
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  • Some idea of the enormous damage wrought by the collective attacks of individually small and weak animals may be gathered from the fact that a conservative estimate places the loss due to insect attacks on cotton in the United States at the astounding figure of $60,000,000 (£12,000,000) annually.
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  • This company, it is said, helped to attract the brokers back to the spinners, and an informal understanding was arrived at that the buying broker should not figure both as agent and principal in the same transaction.
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  • Purchases for " speculation " remain in the market and therefore figure again in the sales.
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  • In his later years his small alert figure was one of the most distinguished in the society of Berlin, and every honour open to a man of letters was conferred upon him.
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  • Other houses of the Brothers of Common Life, otherwise called the "Modern Devotion," were in rapid succession established in the chief cities of the Low Countries and north and central Germany, so that there were in all upwards of forty houses of men; while those of women doubled that figure, the first having been founded by Groot himself at Deventer.
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  • In 1904 the value of foreign imports had risen to -'2,7 57,962, but the exports amounted to {1,742,859 only, the comparatively low figure being accounted for by the Russo-Japanese war.
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  • The legend has been followed by modern historians; but in point of fact Peter is a figure of secondary importance.
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  • The great figure in the siege was naturally Bohemund (who had also been the hero of Dorylaeum).
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  • We may conceive of the Third Crusade under the figure of a number of converging lines, all seeking to reach a common centre.
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  • THE CID, the favourite hero of Spain, and the most prominent figure in her literature.
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  • Statement, 1903, p. 227 with figure facing).
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  • The paragraph (and the original book) concludes with a sustained and impressive figure, in which the failing body of the old man is compared to a house falling into decay: first, the bodily organs (xii.
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  • In later times the tendency was to regard Memnon as a real historical figure.
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  • The name Marguerite was common in the Valois dynasty, and during the 16th century there were three princesses, all of whom figure in the political as well as in the literary history of the time, and who have xvii.
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  • of that poem the figure of Sloth is represented as saying "I can nou,te perfitly my pater-noster, as the prest it syngeth: But I can rymes of Robyn Hood and Randolf Erle of Chestre."
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  • The polar equation is r= I -f - 2 cos 0 and the form of the curve is shown in the figure.
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  • A figure placed on the right of a symbol only affects the symbol to which it is attached, but when figures are placed in front of several symbols all are affected by it, thus 2H 2 SO 4 means H 2 SO 4 taken twice.
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  • Usually, when the symbols of the elements are written or printed with a figure to the right, it is understood that this indicates a molecule of the element, the symbol alone representing an atom.
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  • Equally certain is a second observation of a general character that the epic originating as the greater portion of the literature in Assur-bani-pal's collection in Babylonia is a composite product, that is to say, it consists of a number of independent stories or myths originating at different times, and united to form a continuous narrative with Gilgamesh as the central figure.
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  • There can be no doubt that Eabani, who symbolizes primeval man, was a figure originally entirely independent of Gilgamesh, but his story was incorporated into the epic by that natural process to be observed in the national epics of other peoples, which tends to connect the favourite hero with all kinds of tales that for one reason or the other become embedded in the popular mind.
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  • The figure of the giant who is supposed to have once held the Hazelbosch under his terror is paraded on this occasion as the "lounge man."
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  • The former method, usually called the " natural scale," may be described as " international," for it is quite independent of local measures of length, and depends exclusively upon the size and figure of the earth.
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  • This figure, corresponding to the four hundred years of Egyptian bondage, occurs also in the Talmud (Sanhedrin 99a).
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  • Already in the later Avesta he has become a half-mythical figure, the last in the series of heroes of east Iranian legend, in the arrangement of which series priestly influence is unmistakably evident.
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  • Ormazd in his exalted majesty is the ideal figure of an Oriental king.
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  • But the Buddha is now forgotten there, and the bas relief is reverenced only for the figure of the mother, who has been turned into a tutelary deity of the place.
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  • 8, 17), and that a Persian figure.
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  • Special commissioners were to have concurrent jurisdiction with the U.S. circuit and district courts and the inferior courts of Territories in enforcing the law; fugitives could not testify in their own behalf; no trial by jury was provided; i The precise amount of organization in the Underground Railroad cannot be definitely ascertained because of the exaggerated use of the figure of railroading in the documents of the "presidents" of the road, Robert Purvis and Levi Coffin, and of its many "conductors," and their discussion of the "packages" and "freight" shipped by them.
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  • By 1796 the issues had reached the enormous figure of 45,500,000,000 francs, and even this gigantic total was swollen still more by the numerous counterfeits introduced into France from the neighbouring countries.
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  • Of the rarer woods particular mention may be made of curly pine, yielding a wood of beautiful figure and polish; magnolia, hard, close-grained, of fine polish and of great lasting qualities; and cypress, light, strong, easily worked and never-rotting.
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  • Passing now to the examination of the budget, it should be observed that the method of estimating the revenues - a matter of great difficulty owing to the previous want of method - is described by Laurent as follows: " For every nature of receipts the total effective collections for the five last known years were set out, the averages were taken of these and the increase or decrease of the yearly average of those same years was worked out and added to or deducted from the figure previously obtained.
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  • Timur's army is said to have numbered 200,000, Bayezid's force to have amounted to about half that figure, mostly seasoned veterans.
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  • So desperate had been their resistance that the Prussians unanimously stated Davout's strength at double the actual figure.
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  • These last already appear in miniatures of the 9th century; from the II th onwards they predominated; and in the 13th century they ousted all other forms. Originally plain, the crook was from the lath century onwards often made in the form of a snake (5), which in richer staves encircled the Lamb of God or the representation of a figure.
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  • Since the 13th century the snake, under Gothic influence, developed into a boldly designed tendril set with leaves, which usually encircled a figure or group of figures, and the knob dividing shaft and crook into an elegant chapel (6 and 7).
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  • In the Public Square is a soldiers' and sailors' monument consisting of a granite shaft rising from a memorial room to a height of 125 ft., and surmounted with a figure of Liberty; in the same park, also, is a bronze statue of Moses Cleaveland, the founder of the city.
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  • Both sexes wear the langouti or loincloth, which the men supplement with a short jacket, the women with a long scarf draped round the figure or with a long clinging robe.
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  • That he was the most attractive figure of a man of letters in his generation is admitted; and the acknowledged fascination of his character was deepened, and was extended over an extremely wide circle of readers, by the publication in 1899 of his Letters, which have subdued even those who were rebellious to the entertainment of his books.
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  • ANTHIM THE IBERIAN, a notable figure in the ecclesiastical history of Rumania.
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  • If the black ions move twice as fast as the white ones, the state of things after the passage of a current will be represented by the lower part of the figure.
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  • When twenty-one years of age he composed a treatise on the figure of the earth, and the reputation which he soon acquired led to his appointment by the king of Sardinia to the professorship of philosophy in the college of Casale.
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  • Towards the latter part of 1904 the price of fine Para reached a high level and then considerably declined, reaching in 1907-8 a lower figure than had been recorded since 1900.
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  • This figure reached an average of 18,250 in 1873-1877, and from about 1880 until the discontinuance of the system in 1900 an average of 20,000 persons were annually exiled to Siberia.
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  • He was the leading figure at the Imperial Conference in London of 1907.
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  • A similar six-rayed system of cracks, bisecting the angles between the rays of the previous set, is produced when a blunt punch is gradually pressed against a sheet of mica; this is known as the "pressure figure."
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  • As to artistic representations of the goddess, we have first the rude figure which seems to be a copy of the Palladium; secondly, the still rude, but otherwise more interesting, figures of her, as e.g.
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  • On the expiration of his term Van Buren retired to his estate at Kinderhook, but he did not withdraw from politics or cease to be a figure of national importance.
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  • Every symmetric function denoted by partitions, not involving the figure unity (say a non-unitary symmetric function), which remains unchanged by any increase of n, is also a seminvariant, and we may take if we please another fundamental system, viz.
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  • If we wish merely to enumerate those whose partitions contain the figure 0, and do not therefore contain any power of a as a factor, we have the generator ze 1-z2.1-z3.1-z4....1-z0.
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  • After a long period of dry weather the natural flow has been known to fall considerably below 200,000,000 gallons, whilst, on the other hand, in the rainy winter season, the flow in 1894 rose for a short time to as high a figure as 20,000,000,000 gallons, and the ordinary flow in winter months may be put down as 3,000,000,000 gallons.
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  • From his views on centrifugal force he deduced the oblate figure of the earth, estimating its compression, however, at little more than one-half its actual amount.
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  • 812), also known as Guillaume Fierabrace, St Guillaume de Gellone, and the Marquis au court nez, was the central figure of the southern cycle of French romance, called by the trouveres the geste of Garin de Monglane.
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  • Le Couronnement Looys, already mentioned, Le Charroi de Nimes (12th century) in which Guillaume, who had been forgotten in the distribution of fiefs, enumerates his services to the terrified Louis, and Aliscans (r2th century), with the earlier Chanrun, are among the finest of the French epic poems. The figure of Vivien is among the most heroic elaborated by the trouveres, and the giant Rainouart has more than a touch of Rabelaisian humour.
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  • It is to be distinguished from an archaic figure still visible, carved in the northern side of the mountain near Magnesia, to which tradition has given the name of Niobe, but which is really intended for Cybele.
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  • After a few repetitions of the reversal, the process becomes strictly cyclic, the upward and downward curves always following with precision the paths indicated in the figure.
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  • units in the case illustrated in the figure), an operation which is performed by simply reversing, the direction of the maximum magnetizing current a few times.
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  • The closed figure a c d e a is variously called a hysteresis curve or diagram or loop. The area f HdB enclosed by it represents the work done in carrying a cubic centimetre of the iron through the corresponding magnetic cycle; expressed in ergs this work is I HdB.
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  • It is not known whether the turmae contained a fixed number of equites; there is no doubt that, in assigning the public horse, Augustus went far beyond the earlier figure of ' Soo.
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  • The figure B also shows the peculiar neural investiture formed by the cerebral arteries in Limulus and the derivation from this of the arteries to the limbs, III, IV, VI, whereas in Scorpio the latter have a separate origin from the anterior aorta.
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  • in the outline figure of the dorsal view of Limulus (fig.
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  • The followers of Credner are literalists; the opposite school of moderns includes some literalists (as Duhm), while others (like Hilgenfeld, and in a modified sense Merx) adopt the old allegorical interpretation which treats the locusts as a figure for the enemies of Jerusalem.
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  • 4 seq.) would be inconceivably lame if a literal army was already concealed under the figure of the locusts.
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  • The other physical features of the great day, the darkening of the lights of heaven, are a standing figure of the prophets from Amos v.
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  • The second group represents, first, the birth of Mithras; then the god nude, cutting fruit and leaves from a fig-tree in which is the bust of a deity, and before which one of the winds is blowing upon Mithras; the god discharging an arrow against a rock from which springs a fountain whose water a figure is kneeling to receive in his palms; the bull in a small boat, near which again occurs the figure of the animal under a roof about to be set on fire by two figures; the bull in flight, with Mithras in pursuit; Mithras bearing the bull on his shoulders; Helios kneeling before Mithras; Helios and Mithras clasping hands over an altar; Mithras with drawn bow on a running horse; Mithras and Helios banqueting; Mithras and Helios mounting the chariot of the latter and rising in full course over the ocean.
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  • Salt, which does not figure in the list of exports, is produced along the coast between Pernambuco and Cape St Roque.
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  • high, surmounted by a colossal figure of Viscount Melville, Pitt's first lord of the Admiralty, rises from the centre of St Andrew Square.
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  • The Scottish dead in the American Civil War are commemorated in a monument bearing a life-sized figure of Abraham Lincoln and a freed slave.
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  • Playfair (1789-1857), but it was not till 1883 that the building was completed by the dome, crowned by the bronze figure of Youth bearing the torch of Knowledge, on the facade in South Bridge Street.
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  • In the 17th century we find Ludovico Sergardi (Quinto Settano), a Latinist and satirical writer of much talent and culture; but the most original and brilliant figure in Sienese literature is that of Girolamo Gigli (1660-1722), author of the Gazzettino, La Sorellina di Don Pilone, Il Vocabolario cateriniano and the Diario ecclesiastico.
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  • The bulk of these exports are to the Transvaal and neighbouring countries, and previously figure as imports, other exports, largely wool and hides, are first imported from the Transvaal.
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  • But the outstanding figure in the controversies of the first half of the 12th century is Abelard.
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  • But his brilliant ability and restless activity made him the central figure in the dialectical as in the other discussions of his time.
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  • From that time Cobden became a conspicuous figure in Manchester, taking a leading part in the local politics of the town and district.
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  • figure Sigismund may have cut as emperor in Germany, as king of Hungary he claims our respect, and as king of Hungary he should be judged, for he ruled her, not unsuccessfully, for fifty years during one of the most difficult crises of her history, whereas his connexion with Germany was at best but casual and transient.
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  • But he pointed out also that the question of a separate bank did not actually figure in the act of 1867, and that it could not be introduced into it, more especially since the capital article of the ministerial programme, i.e.
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  • Legendre, in 1783, extended Maclaurin's theorem concerning ellipsoids of revolution to the case of any spheroid of revolution where the attracted point, instead of being limited to the axis or equator, occupied any position in space; and Laplace, in his treatise Theorie du mouvement et de la figure elliptique des planetes (published in 1784), effected a still further generalization by proving, what had been suspected by Legendre, that the theorem was equally true for any confocal ellipsoids.
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  • Finally, in a celebrated memoir, Theorie des attractions des spheroides et de la figure des planetes, published in 1785 among the Paris Memoirs for the year 1782, although written after the treatise of 1784, Laplace treated exhaustively the general problem of the attraction of any spheroid upon a particle situated outside or upon its surface.
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  • In the figure of the earth, the theory of attractions, and the sciences of electricity and magnetism this powerful calculus occupies a prominent place.
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  • Laplace's first separate work, Theorie du mouvement et de la figure elliptique des planetes (1784), was published at the expense of President Bochard de Saron.
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  • When the series is theoretically continuous, the theoretical graph will be a continuous figure of which the lines actually drawn are ordinates.
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  • The upper boundary of this figure will be a line of some sort; it is this line, rather than the figure, that is sometimes called the " graph."
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  • Von Baer, however, has another place in the history of zoology, being the first and most striking figure in the introduction of embryology into the consideration of the relations of animals to one another.
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  • If the angular interval between the components of a double line be half as great again as that supposed in the figure, the brightness midway between is 1802 as against 1.0450 at the central lines of each image.
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  • 5) is QQ'- QS = BD sec 4:,(I - cos SQQ') = BD sec cI)(1 +cos 20) = 2BD cos 4); from which it follows that an error of given magnitude in the figure of a surface is less important in oblique than in perpendicular reflection.
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  • If we consider for the present only the primary plane of symmetry, the figure is reduced to two dimensions.
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  • The women had flowing robes, tall pointed caps, and veils descending over most of the figure.
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  • marmouset (meaning "of a gross figure"), and used to designate the small tropical American monkeys classed by naturalists in the family Hapalidae (or Chrysothricidae).
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  • Among the mixed and other coloured races in the census returns figure 1592 Bushmen, 3597 Hottentots and 1147 Koranna; these people are found chiefly in the southwestern regions and are remnants of the true aboriginal population.
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  • 12-17) the bow is introduced as a sign of the covenant between God and man, a figure without a parallel in the other accounts.
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  • Thus "the great unknown" from the Oberland is the ideal character, "who illustrates how God does his work for the world and for the church through a divinely trained and spiritually illuminated layman," just as William Langland in England about the same time drew the figure of Piers Plowman.
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  • The English supply increased, with some oscillations, to between six and seven thousand tons annually in the period 1840-1860, when it suddenly rose to about io,000 tons, and this figure was fairly well sustained until about 1890, when a period of depression set in; the yield for 1900 was 4336 tons, and for 1905 about 4200 tons.
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  • This depicts the journey of the soul from heaven to earth, its life in the body, and its final return to the heavenly home, under the figure of a Parthian prince who is sent from the court of his parents to the land of Egypt to fetch the serpent-guarded pearl; after a time of sloth and forgetfulness he fulfils his quest, and returns triumphant and again puts on the heavenly robe.
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  • Looking at the question then from the point of view of sexual selection it would seem that a stage in the progress of human society is marked by the discovery that concealment affords a greater stimulus than revelation; that the fact is true is obvious, - even to modern eyes a figure partially clad appears far more indecent than a nude.
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  • the figure of Artemis on the vase shown in Greek Art, fig.
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  • Both are represented on a small bronze figure in the British Museum (fig.
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  • 20), the female figure reclining on the lid wears a Greek chiton of a thin white material, with short sleeves fastened on the outside of the arm, by means of buttons and loops; a himation of dark purple thick stuff is wrapped round her hips and legs; on her feet are sandals, consisting of a sole apparently of leather, and attached to the foot and leg with leather straps; under the straps are thin socks which do not cover the toes; she wears a necklace of heavy pendants; her ears are pierced for ear-rings; her hair is partly gathered together with a ribbon at the roots behind, and partly hangs in long tresses before and behind; a flat diadem is bound round her head a little way back from the brow and 2 The tutulus was worn at Rome by the flaminica.
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  • 11, male figure to r.); or, if greater freedom were desired, it was passed under the right arm-pit.
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  • He was thereupon elected an associate of the Royal Academy, and more than justified the selection by his "Teucer" of the following year, a bronze figure of extraordinary distinction which, bought for the Chantrey collection, is now in the National (Tate) Gallery of British Art.
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  • From that time until 1900 the dominating figure in the town was that of the president - Paul Kruger.
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  • Karyokinetic figure, the one centrosome much larger than the other.
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  • It was no doubt owing to his position as the second figure of the triad that enabled him to survive the political eclipse of Nippur and made his sanctuary a place of pilgrimage to which Assyrian kings down to the days of Assur-bani-pal paid their homage equally with Babylonian rulers.
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  • But the most prominent figure in Byzantine medicine is that of Paul of Aegina (Paulus Aegineta), who lived probably in the early part of the 7th century.
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