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  • This is a fine meal, do you think?

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  • That would be fine with me.

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  • You keep it all in such fine condition.

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  • What you have on is fine, but if you want to freshen up and wear something else, go ahead.

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  • There was a fine line between being frugal and being a miser.

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  • It looks like a fine place to raise children.

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  • It wasn't like he was such a fine catch, either.

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  • A matching china cabinet held fine china, crystal and silverware.

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  • Lucy is a fine young lady.

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  • Think of what all the fine ladies would say.

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  • Fine, she could play too.

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  • That was fine with Dean.

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  • Only his idea of tempting her with a fine house hadn't worked.

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  • This was fine with Great Britain but not with Maine.

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  • Wasn't it fine when those Germans gave us lifts!

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  • Fine. Look, it's late.

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  • The Emperor began to breathe heavily and rapidly, his lower lip trembled, and tears instantly appeared in his fine blue eyes.

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  • You're a mighty fine cook, but it isn't safe out here for a woman.

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  • If Miss Sullivan wrote fine English, the beauty of Helen Keller's style would, in part, be explicable at once.

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  • There will be music and dancing, and many fine people will be there.

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  • We will avoid war because it is unprofitable; and while that is not a moral reason, any reason that brings peace is fine by me.

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  • Mother has a great many fine roses.

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  • The morning had been fine, but it was growing warm and sultry when at last we turned our faces homeward.

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  • You said he was fine when you came back upstairs!

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  • It is proved by my fine points.

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  • I thought of the big fire in the queen's kitchen, and knew that the cook would never allow a half-drowned child to be carried into that fine place.

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  • He was big and strong and soon became a fine sailor.

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  • I remembered the story of a conceited fellow, who, in fine clothes, was wont to lounge about the village once, giving advice to workmen.

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  • A fine supper was prepared, and the innkeeper himself waited upon his guest.

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  • It is a fine broad leaf to look on.

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  • It's fine to have high ideals about not going too far, but the reality of it is, it can happen before you realize what is happening.

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  • Everything is fine now.

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  • No one can have read Miss Keller's autobiography without feeling that she writes unusually fine English.

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  • A child of the muses cannot write fine English unless fine English has been its nourishment.

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  • James Collins' shanty was considered an uncommonly fine one.

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  • Early in the morning, while all things are crisp with frost, men come with fishing-reels and slender lunch, and let down their fine lines through the snowy field to take pickerel and perch; wild men, who instinctively follow other fashions and trust other authorities than their townsmen, and by their goings and comings stitch towns together in parts where else they would be ripped.

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  • Behind Prince Bagration rode an officer of the suite, the prince's personal adjutant, Zherkov, an orderly officer, the staff officer on duty, riding a fine bobtailed horse, and a civilian--an accountant who had asked permission to be present at the battle out of curiosity.

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  • Only I am sorry for the Emperor that he entrusts our fine army to such as he.

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  • Fine, but that's not what I asked.

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  • You two make a fine pair, you know that?

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  • My Betsy is fine looking woman, beautiful in my mind and in the eyes of most, but even I have to admit she lacks the room-stopping allure of Martha LeBlanc.

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  • No, no, this is fine.

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  • South Lowestoft has a fine esplanade, a park (Bellevue) and other adjuncts of a watering-place.

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  • The district is by no means devoid of fertility, the steep slopes facing the south enjoying so fine a climate as to render them very favorable for the growth of fruit trees, especially the olive, which is cultivated in terraces to a considerable height up the face of the mountains, while the openings of the valleys are generally occupied by towns or villages, some of which have become favorite winter resorts.

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  • Much has been done in keeping out the insects by fine wire netting placed on the windows and the doors of houses, especially in the railwaymens cottages.

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  • Yellow and red ochre mixed with grease are coarsely smeared over the bodies, grey in coarse patterns and white in fine patterns resembling tattoo marks.

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  • When the nematocyst is completely developed, the cnidoblast passes outwards so as to occupy a superficial position in the ectoderm, and a delicate protoplasmic process of sensory nature, termed the cnidocil (cn) projects from the cnidoblast like a fine hair or cilium.

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  • In addition, a fine of 150,000 golden gulden was levied on the city, and used to build the "Spanish Citadel" on the site of what is now the public park.

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  • They obeyed at once, and next served a fine large turbot on a silver platter, with drawn gravy poured over it.

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  • I'd show the people a fine sight, I can tell you.

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  • He was dressed in fine style and carried a small cane.

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  • In a fine Alfred Hitchcock movie called Notorious, the troubled character played by Ingrid Bergman gets very drunk at a party and asks Cary Grant to come for a drive.

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  • You revel in their fine thoughts.

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  • It is not necessary that one should be able to define every word and give it its principal parts and its grammatical position in the sentence in order to understand and appreciate a fine poem.

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  • Then, too, there is in German literature a fine reserve which I like; but its chief glory is the recognition I find in it of the redeeming potency of woman's self-sacrificing love.

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  • The weather is fine, and the air is full of the scent of strawberries.

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  • No innate genius can invent fine language.

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  • I do not wish to split hairs, to make fine distinctions, or set myself up as better than my neighbors.

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  • Yes, he is a fine fellow and a very kind relation.

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  • It's a fine place!

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  • Fine orders! was being repeated on different sides.

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  • You'll make a fine thing of it, deploying in sight of the enemy!

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  • I'm sorry, sorry for that fine fellow.

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  • General Armfeldt has proposed a splendid position with an exposed rear, or why not this Italian gentleman's attack--very fine, or a retreat, also good!

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  • A judge of horses and a sportsman, he had lately procured himself a large, fine, mettlesome, Donets horse, dun-colored, with light mane and tail, and when he rode it no one could outgallop him.

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  • And with such fine fellows to retreat and retreat!

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  • His face, despite its fine, rounded wrinkles, had an expression of innocence and youth, his voice was pleasant and musical.

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  • They'd make fine leg bands for us.

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  • Prince Sergey is a fine fellow and clever.

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  • Lisa thanked her for all the help and assured her that she would be fine.

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  • By tomorrow I'll be fine.

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  • Everything is going fine with the house.

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  • That's a fine thing to be telling me while you're working on my truck.

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  • He'll limp around for a week or so and then he'll be fine.

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  • I know what you're up to and thanks for the concern, but I'm fine now.

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  • Left-overs are fine.

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  • He managed without a housekeeper before she came, and he could get along fine now.

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  • When they questioned the mother of kidnap victim, she was fine, until she learned Youngblood was murdered.

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  • You certainly did a fine job raising her.

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  • Fine. Let him stay, but send out Quinn.

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  • Don't worry; everything will work out fine.

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  • You're all drugged up but they say you're going to be fine.

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  • At least, as far as I can See, he'll be fine.

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  • Fine. Let him sleep.

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  • Traci will be fine.

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  • I thought you did at first and I'll admit, I'm not completely certain things might not break bad, but for now, I'm fine.

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  • That's worked fine by me.

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  • His size was inadequate for any hopes of a serious basketball future but he was obviously a fine athlete.

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  • Fine. I can hardly wait to get elected so I can get rid of those two winners you hired before you bailed out.

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  • Yes. She sounded a bit sad—resigned, I guess, but she said everything was fine.

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  • Martha's going to be fine.

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  • A couple more slugs of this stuff and I'll be fine.

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  • Her fine hair tickled his chin.

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  • Fine. Just tell me I have no reason to be jealous.

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  • And one would be fine with me.

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  • Alex came through the surgery fine.

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  • Something wasn't right, yet the doctor insisted he was doing fine.

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  • Fine. Lay there and ignore me.

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  • Such a lady as you would enjoy the fine restaurants.

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  • Fine. What do you want?

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  • He can probably take you down to the underworld and you'll be fine.

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  • Yet, Wynn was fine.

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  • All he had to do was sell one of the original pieces of artwork displayed casually in the marble foyer and he'd be fine for years.

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  • Nothing made sense to her numbed mind, aside from the fragrant ocean, the fine sand that slid through her fingers like silk, and the warm-cool sensations caused by a combination of afternoon sun and sea breeze.

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  • He'd been trying to walk that fine line all night.

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  • Assuming she hadn't missed more fine print in her deal with Darkyn, she wanted to survive the removal of the tumor.

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  • Fine. Name your bet!

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  • She was quiet briefly, considering, before she said, "Fine. Sixty days."

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  • Fine. Then tell me you don't.

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  • We get along just fine.

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  • Fine, but if you start sounding suicidal, I'm going to slap you around.

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  • She is fine and that's all there is.

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  • A fine pavilion or kiosk, named de l'Etoile, has also survived.

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  • These were due to an enormous amount of exceedingly fine dust blown to a great height by that terrific explosion, and then universally diffused by the high atmospheric currents.

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  • It contains an Evangelical and five Roman Catholic churches, among them that of St Michael, a fine Gothic edifice.

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  • The statute, however, would not seem to have had much effect; for in spite of a proclamation of Queen Elizabeth in 1560 imposing a fine of £ 20 for each offence on butchers slaughtering animals during Lent, in 1563 Sir William Cecil, in Notes upon an Act for the Increase of the Navy, says that "in old times no flesh at all was eaten on fish days; even the king himself could not have license; which was occasion of eating so much fish as now is eaten in flesh upon fish days."

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  • There is a fine Gothic Catholic church.

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  • After taking orders he went (1770) to Rome, where he obtained the degree of doctor of theology and common law, and devoted himself enthusiastically to the study of the fine arts, especially of architecture and painting.

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  • Kampen is surrounded by beautiful gardens and promenades in the place of the old city walls, and has a fine river front.

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  • The Roman Catholic Buitenkerk ("outer church") is also a fine building of the 14th century, with good modern panelling.

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  • The old council-chamber is wainscoted in black oak, and contains a remarkable sculptured chimney-piece (1545) and fine wood carving.

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  • In 1800 he settled at Westbury near Bristol, and began to determine star-places with a fine altitude and azimuth circle of 22 ft.

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  • Romans stands on an eminence on the right bank of the Isere, a fine stone result will be the inclusion of all Israel in the heritage of the messianic kingdom of Christ.

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  • The principal portal is a fine specimen of 12th-century Romanesque, and the lower part of the nave is of the same period; the choir and the transept are striking examples of the style of the 13th century.

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  • There was a flight of steps ascending to these doors, and beyond were two smaller doors encrusted with jewels - the rubies were particularly fine.

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  • Amethyst is a very widely distributed mineral, but fine clear specimens fit for cutting as ornamental stones are confined to comparatively few localities.

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  • But it took a good many years for them to grow as large and fine as they are now.

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  • His beautiful clothes were soaked with water, and his fine white collar and ruffles were soiled and dripping.

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  • My spirit could not reach up to his, but he gave me a real sense of joy in life, and I never left him without carrying away a fine thought that grew in beauty and depth of meaning as I grew.

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  • Several hundred books, including many fine ones, were sent to me in a short time, as well as money and encouragement.

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  • She has a fine head, and it is set on her shoulders just right.

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  • Often, when the weather is fine, we drive from four to six, or go to see her aunt at Ivy Green or her cousins in the town.

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  • He has two neighbours, who live still farther north; one is King Winter, a cross and churlish old monarch, who is hard and cruel, and delights in making the poor suffer and weep; but the other neighbour is Santa Claus, a fine, good-natured, jolly old soul, who loves to do good, and who brings presents to the poor, and to nice little children at Christmas.

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  • His fine eyes lit up with a thoughtful, kindly, and unaccustomed brightness, but he was looking not at his sister but over her head toward the darkness of the open doorway.

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  • That would be fine, gentlemen!

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  • A fine brindled cow with a large udder was attached to the cart behind.

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  • Your fine cords would soon get a bit rubbed, said an infantryman, wiping the mud off his face with his sleeve.

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  • You'd look fine, said a corporal, chaffing a thin little soldier who bent under the weight of his knapsack.

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  • It was already quite dark when Prince Andrew rattled over the paved streets of Brunn and found himself surrounded by high buildings, the lights of shops, houses, and street lamps, fine carriages, and all that atmosphere of a large and active town which is always so attractive to a soldier after camp life.

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  • After passing a chasseur regiment and in the lines of the Kiev grenadiers--fine fellows busy with similar peaceful affairs--near the shelter of the regimental commander, higher than and different from the others, Prince Andrew came out in front of a platoon of grenadiers before whom lay a naked man.

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  • It's fine! answered Sidorov, who was considered an adept at French.

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  • Fine young fellow! he said.

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  • Such a fine fellow must serve.

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  • Only on horse back and in the mazurka was Denisov's short stature not noticeable and he looked the fine fellow he felt himself to be.

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  • A fine fellow--your friend--I like him!

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  • It's a fine thing!

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  • Another pretext would be her snuff, which would seem too dry or too damp or not rubbed fine enough.

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  • Kiki wheezed for a long moment, then said, Yes, fine.

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  • Fine. I.ll send Toby out to check on you.

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  • Evelyn knew-- and Romas assured her-- Kiera would be fine.

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  • They were a handsome couple, the elegant woman's hair so fine and blonde it resembled white silk.

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  • I mentioned how this here place was a boarding house in the old days and now it's a fine bed and breakfast.

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  • They said they always heard Aunt Annie lived in a fine rooming house before she met up with Reverend Martin.

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  • I think you're remaining here is a fine idea.

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  • The sofa in the office would be fine and you could leave the door to your bedroom open, just a pinch.

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  • At the base they checked in with Fred and Donnie, who were doing fine without them, so they moved to even more challenging terrain.

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  • Piano George said they lost two fine black horses that slipped on the ice of the Sneffles road and I could hear the men talking loudly about it.

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  • He hadn't set eyes on the man since he'd decked him in front of his inn and that was fine in his book.

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  • Fine. Don't come whining to me if they blacklist you.

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  • Fine, but I'm not going to let him verbally abuse you.

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  • She's going to be fine, you know that.

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  • Lisa will be fine and there is nothing we can do about the past.

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  • The dining room table was set with a linen tablecloth under a handmade lace cover, fine china, Waterford crystal and brass chargers.

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  • No, no it's fine; I just can't imagine it tasting good.

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  • Yes, I'm fine, why?

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  • Fine, I thought I would start up stairs today.

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  • No, I'm sure he'll be fine soon, just needs some rest.

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  • No, I'll be fine, unless you'd rather do something else and meet me later.

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  • Elisabeth said, "I'm fine," while pointing to Jackson.

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  • Oh, he'll be fine.

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  • Fine, but I'm keeping this one.

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  • Fine, they were very understanding, said to take all the time I need.

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  • Fine. I am three hundred and twelve years old.

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  • Sure, that'll be fine.

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  • Fine, where the hell have you been?

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  • Fine. I'll see you in January then, love you.

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  • Alex sure picked a fine time to visit, didn't he?

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  • Last month you said it would be fine if he came up for a visit.

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  • Open enough to see that Josh would be a fine catch... for someone.

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  • When she left the dairy on her way to the house, Carmen was further convinced of Alex's love of fine things.

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  • It's fine to skimp on manners when it's just the two of us, but we don't have to look like complete rednecks in front of our guests.

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  • Fine goat herder you are.

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  • That sounds fine to me.

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  • He had become the perfect gentleman, and that suited her fine.

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  • Toast would be fine.

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  • I'm fine - and Alex doesn't even know I'm out here.

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  • He's more than fine.

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  • I'm fine, dear, really.

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  • I heard everything is fine out west, though.

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  • But you'll be fine here.

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  • Everything west of the river is fine.

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  • If it'll shut you up, fine.

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  • Really, it's fine Toby.

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  • Yeah. She's in Hell.  She's fine.

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  • She's with Ully and Toby.  They're fine.

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  • No. It was fine.

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  • Follow a mother's instincts and it'll come out just fine.

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  • It greatly improved Dean's frame of mind and he was in fine spirits when he reached his desk.

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  • That's one fine woman back there and quite a looker.

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  • Monica grumbled that Segal was more interested in selling papers than the truth so if he wanted to kill her that was fine with her.

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  • You're doing that just fine.

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  • It was a fine feeling indeed.

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  • Old Vinnie here is going to be fine as long as he keeps on singing.

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  • I asked if I can talk with him and she said sure, it's fine that I come out this evening.

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  • This celibacy thing is fine as far as it goes, but everything will change after they exchange vows.

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  • No, it's daylight and I can see all the squiggly little things in the grass just fine.

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  • Fine, but at least tell Bill about it – or let me tell him.

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  • If that's what you call jumping all over me, we're going to get along fine.

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  • She ran her fingers up his arm, tracing the large vein – feeling the fine dark hair.

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  • He lifted her chin with a curled index finger "Everything will be fine, sweetheart."

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  • If everything was going to be fine, then why did she feel like their world was ending?

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  • He was back — and he was fine.

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  • It took a while, but she finally convinced him she would be fine staying alone.

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  • I think you're doing just fine on your own.

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  • You're fine now, and it's time for me to move onto the next mission, she insisted.

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  • Fine. That's part of it.

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  • We'll be fine, Darian.

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  • It's fine if you do.

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  • No, no, I'm fine.

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  • We got along fine.

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  • That was fine with her.

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  • That's a fine thing to be telling us while we're riding out in the open like this.

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  • You're going to be fine.

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  • It's the fourth day and I feel fine.

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  • I'm sure you'll do fine without my help.

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  • He looked fine the way he was.

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  • If you want a cat, that's fine and if you don't want one, that's fine too.

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  • The stipulation on the passage of the money was fine with her.

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  • You're parents have spoiled you rotten with fine clothes and a cushion job.

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  • Camping equipment would be fine for her meager cooking needs.

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  • He glanced up and met her startled gaze with eyes the color of fine amber - not brown, not yellow, but an indistinct mixture of both.

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  • That would be fine.

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  • You didn't ruin my evening, and you're doing just fine.

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  • Just keep to your right on the main road and you'll get to the highway just fine.

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  • Fine. You chop the wood and I'll make us some iced tea.

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  • Sandwiches would have been fine.

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  • Everything will be fine.

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  • Fine if you don't want to be Tuesday.

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  • Her body shook, and she'd be bruised, but she was otherwise fine.

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  • Of the numerous churches in the city the most interesting are the Stiftskirche, with two towers, a fine specimen of 15th-century Gothic; the Leonhardskirche, also a Gothic building of the 15th century; the Hospitalkirche, restored in 1841, the cloisters of which contain the tomb of Johann Reuchlin; the fine modern Gothic church of St John; the new Roman Catholic church of St Nicholas; the Friedenskirche; and the English church.

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  • A large proportion of the most prominent buildings are clustered round the spacious Schlossplatz, with its fine promenades.

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  • The city contains a fine statue of Schiller, designed by Thorvaldsen; a bronze statue of Christopher, duke of Wurttemberg; a monument to the emperor William I.; an equestrian statue of King William I.

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  • If we examine such a substance as sugar we find that it can be broken up into fine grains, and these again into finer, the finest particles still appearing to be of the same nature as sugar.

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  • In 1708 he published his De ratione studiorum, in 1710 De antiquissima Italorum sapientia, in 1720 De universi juris uno principio et fine uno, and in 1721 De constantia jurisprudentis.

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  • The first of these, De uno et universi juris principio et fine uno, was subdivided into two parts; so like.

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  • The streets cross each other at right angles and afford fine vistas on every side.

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  • Ten days after he sealed the statutes, on the 12th of April 1443, Chicheley died and was buried in Canterbury cathedral on the north side of the choir, under a fine effigy of himself erected in his lifetime.

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  • Delaware is the seat of the Ohio Wesleyan University (co-educational), founded by the Ohio Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church in 1841, and opened as a college in 1844; it includes a college of liberal arts (1844), an academic department (1841), a school of music (1877), a school of fine arts (1877), a school of oratory (1894), a business school (1895), and a college of medicine (the Cleveland College of Physicians and Surgeons, at Cleveland, Ohio; founded as the Charity Hospital Medical College in 1863, and the medical department of the university of Wooster until 1896, when, under its present name, it became a part of Ohio Wesleyan University).

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  • His fine character and conscience earned him universal respect and confidence.

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  • But I was so shrewdly taxed with posing as a strong-minded woman and a philosopher that one fine day I said to myself, ` What, I wonder, is philosophy?'

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  • Ordinary observation of the landscape shows that there is another part, highly variable from day to day, and due to suspended matter, much of which is fine enough to scatter light of blue quality.

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  • So long as the precipitated particles are very fine, the light dispersed in a perpendicular direction is sky-blue and fully polarized.

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  • In place of its ancient fortifications Angouleme is encircled by boulevards known as the Remparts, from which fine views may be obtained in all directions.

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  • The crossing is surmounted by a dome, and the extremity of the north transept by a fine square tower over 160 ft.

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  • It is no less remarkable for its bright carmine attire, and an elongated crest of the same colour, than for its fine song.

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  • The speciality, however, is fine spinning, a process assisted by the damp climate.

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  • The old town contains one or two interesting churches, and commands a fine view.

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  • These fine jet droppers with a mixture of alcohol and water have proved very effective for balloon observations.

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  • It is thus customary in calculating diurnal inequalities either to take no account of days on which there is an appreciable rainfall, or else to form separate tables for " dry " or " fine " days and for " all " days.

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  • Gerdien's estimate of the convection current is for fine weather conditions.

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  • The difficulty is in accounting for the continuance in extensive fine weather districts of large positive charges in the atmosphere in face of the processes of recombination always in progress.

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  • When a mushroom is perfectly ripe and the gills are brown-black in colour, they throw down a thick dusty deposit of fine brown-black or purple-black spores; it is essential to note the colour.

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  • Less manure is used in these cellars than we generally see in the mushroom-houses of England, and the surface of each bed is covered with about an inch of fine white stony soil.

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  • The common mushroom (Agaricus campestris) is propagated by spores, the fine black dust seen to be thrown off when a mature specimen is laid on white paper or a white dish; these give rise to what is known as the "spawn" or mycelium, which consists of whitish threads permeating dried dung or similar substances, and which, when planted in a proper medium, runs through the mass, and eventually develops the fructification known as the mushroom.

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  • A layer of fine earth is then placed over the whole, and well beaten down, and the surface is covered with a thick coat of straw.

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  • In this last district, near the mouth of the old canal, stands a fine statue of Christopher Columbus, the gift of the empress Eugenie in 1870.

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  • Fina from his plans in 1468, and carved the fine marble altar, the original painting and gilding of which are still preserved.

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  • The cathedral contains other 14th-century and early Renaissance paintings, the former including some Passion scenes, the only certain work of Barna da Siena, and some fine choir stalls.

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  • The country round is fertile and well cultivated, and the place must have been one of considerable wealth before the T'aip'ing rebellion, as the ruins of many fine temples attest.

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  • The city has a fine court-house, a United States government building, a Carnegie library and a large auditorium.

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  • The glass industry began in Wheeling in 1821, and there a process was discovered by which in 1864 for soda ash bicarbonate of lime was substituted, and a lime glass was made which was as fine as lead glass; other factors contributing to the localization of the manufacture of glass here are the fine glass sand obtained in the state and the plentiful supply of natural gas for fuel Transportation and Commerce.

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  • Since 1731 it has been composed of the two towns of Clermont and Montferrand, now connected by a fine avenue of walnut trees and willows, 2 m.

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  • To the south lies the fine promenade known as the Jardin Lecoq.

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  • It was not completed, however, till the 19th century, when the west portal and towers and two bays of the nave were added, according to the plans of Violletle-Duc. The fine stained glass of the windows dates from the 13th to the 15th centuries.

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  • In some birds, such as the herons, certain down-feathers or plumulae break off into a fine dust as fast as they are formed and form tracts defined in size and situation and known as "powder-down patches."

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  • The forest products of the state include fine woods, rubber, ipecacuanha, sarsaparilla, jaborandi, vanilla and copaiba.

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  • The town hall, Athenaeum and museum are noteworthy buildings, the last having a fine biological collection.

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  • The name has a curious origin, which explains also the particular meaning of the adjective "spruce," neatly dressed, smart in appearance, fine.

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  • There are several fine public buildings, as the governor's palace, the new opera-house, the public library and museum of Maltese antiquities, and the auberges or lodges of the Knights of Malta (especially the Auberge de Castile) which are now used for military offices, club-rooms, and other purposes.

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  • The begum was charged with having abetted Chait Sing in his rebellion; and after the severest pressure applied to herself and her attendant eunuchs, a fine of more than a million sterling was exacted from her.

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  • A fixed fine, for example, operates very unequally on rich and poor.

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  • Stavanger commands a considerable tourist traffic. It is the starting-point of a favourite tour, embracing the fine valley of the Sand River, the great Lake Suldal and the Bratlandsdal.

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  • The Lyse Fjord, a branch of the Bukken Fjord, is a fine narrow inlet enclosed by precipitous mountains.

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  • Southward the coast becomes low, but northward it is steep and very fine, where the great spur of Flamborough Head projects eastward.

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  • In the old town of Bridlington the church of St Mary and St Nicholas consists of the fine Decorated and Perpendicular nave, with Early English portions, of the priory church of an Augustinian foundation of the time of Henry I.

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  • The angle between two objects, such as stars or the opposite limbs of the sun, was measured by directing an arm furnished with fine " sights " (in the sense of the " sights " of a rifle) first upon one of the objects and then upon the other (q.v.), or by employing an instrument having two arms, each furnished with a pair of sights, and directing one pair of sights upon one object and the second pair upon the other.

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  • Williamstown, the principal village, is a pleasant residential centre on the Green river; it is surrounded by beautiful scenery and its streets are shaded by some fine old trees.

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  • It contains many fine stone buildings.

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  • It is noted for the fine boxwood grown in the vicinity, is a port of call for Black Sea coasting steamers and carries on a considerable trade with Constantinople which might be increased were it not for the obstruction of the harbour by a bar.

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  • The scenery is fine, but wild and desolate in most parts, and of a kind that appeals rather to the northern genius than to the Italian, to whom, as a rule, Sardinia is not attractive.

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  • The mountains near Iglesias are also very fine.

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  • The south-west corner of the island was served by a direct road from Carales westward through Decimomannu (note the name Decimo, a survival, no doubt, of a Roman post-station ad decimum lapidem), where there is a fine Roman bridge over 100 yds.

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  • It contains some fine carvings, many interesting old tombs, and a monument of Jan Nieuwenhuizen, the founder of the Society for Public Welfare (Tot Nut van het Algemeen) in 1785.

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  • He assisted at the taking of Wareham, and shortly afterwards compounded for his estates by a fine of X500 from which, however, he was afterwards relieved by Cromwell.

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  • The collegiate church (Stiftskirche) dates from about 1340, and contains a number of fine ducal monuments.

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  • In its vicinity is the famous place of pilgrimage Maria-Besnyd, with a fine Franciscan monastery, which contains the tombs of the Grassalkovich family.

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  • The fine campanile of the church is 246 ft.

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  • It was enclosed by Humphrey, duke of Gloucester, and laid out by Charles II., and contains a fine avenue of Spanish chestnuts planted in his time.

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  • Gyula-Fehervar is the seat of a Roman Catholic bishop, and has a fine Roman Catholic cathedral, built in the 1 nth century in Romanesque style, and rebuilt in 5443 by John Hunyady in Gothic style.

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  • The brick and opus reticulatum facing of the walls is especially fine.

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  • In addition to this they prosecuted him on a charge of embezzlement, and imposed a fine of 50 talents.

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  • There is also fine sea-bathing at English Bay on the outskirts of the city.

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  • There are numerous tile-works and potteries of fine ware; and a considerable trade is carried on in anchovies and oysters caught in the Scheldt.

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  • At the entrance to the latter the senate erected, in his honour, a triumphal arch which is still extant - a fine simple monument with a single opening.

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  • The ruined church at Longpont (13th century) is the relic of an important Cistercian abbey; Urcel and Mont-Notre-Dame have fine churches, the first entirely in the Romanesque style, the second dating from the 12th and 13th centuries, to which period the church at Braisne also belongs.

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  • Of a Benedictine abbey dedicated to the same saints there remain a gatehouse and lodge, and a fine doorway.

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  • A fine bridge over the Trent, and the municipal buildings, were provided by Lord Burton.

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  • It contains some fine tapestry and portraits, and the Lee Pennyfamiliar to readers of Sir Walter Scott's Talisman-which was brought from Palestine in the 14th century by the Crusading knight, Sir Simon Lockhart.

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  • It is remarkable for its fine tower and chime of bells, and contains the splendid allegorical monument of William the Silent, executed by Hendrik de Keyser and his son Pieter about 1621, and the tomb of Hugo Grotius, born in Delft in 1583, whose statue, erected in 1886, stands in the market-place outside the church.

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  • A fine collection of mechanical models is connected with the polytechnic school.

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  • Among the principal buildings are the First National bank, the immense Union station and the Saint Vincent hospital; besides several fine office and school buildings (including the beautiful manual training high school) and churches.

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  • It commands a fine harbour, affording safe anchorage for the greater part of the year.

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  • Its chief town and the residence of the governor used to be Joshekan-Kali, a large village with fine gardens, formerly famous for its carpets (kali), but now the chief place is Maimeh, a little city with a population of 2500, situated at an elevation of 6670 ft., about 63 m.

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  • A picturesque avenue leads to the church of St Mary, principally Early English and Perpendicular, with remains of Norman work, having a lofty tower surmounted by a spire, and containing several fine monuments, tombs and brasses.

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  • In the vicinity are several fine mansions.

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  • Opposite the cathedral is a very fine round tower 100 ft.

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  • But Sulla in Greece and Fimbria in Asia defeated his armies in several battles; the Greek cities were disgusted by his severity, and in 84 he concluded peace, abandoning all his conquests, surrendering his fleet and paying a fine of 2000 talents.

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  • There is a fine park outside the town belonging to the duke of Arenberg, whose ancestor, Charles de Ligne, bought it from Henry IV.

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  • The parks are a fine feature of the city; by its charter a fixed percentage of all expenditures for public improvements must be used to purchase park land.

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  • The walls and ceiling of the fine Romanesque interior are covered with frescoes of 1570, subdued in colour and well suited to the character of the building; those of the octagonal cupola representing the Assumption of the Virgin are by Correggio, but much restored.

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  • In the sacristy are fine intarsias.

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  • The Madonna della Steccata (Our Lady of the Palisade), a fine church in the form of a Greek cross, erected between 1521 and 1539 after Zaccagni's designs, contains the tombs and monuments of many of the Bourbon and Farnese dukes of Parma, and preserves its pictures, Parmigiano's "Moses Breaking the Tables of the Law" and Anselmi's "Coronation of the Virgin."

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  • Francesco, probably the earliest Franciscan church in northern Italy (1230-1298; now a prison), is a Gothic building in brick with a fine rose-window.

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  • Its bright red beak, the bare bluish skin surrounding its large grey eyes, and the tufts of elongated feathers springing vertically from its lores, give it a pleasing and animated expression; but its plumage generally is of an inconspicuous ochreous grey above and dull white beneath, - the feathers of the upper parts, which on the neck and throat are long and loose, being barred by fine zigzag markings of dark brown, while those of the lower parts are more or less striped.

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  • It stands on a wooded hill, its botanical gardens commanding a fine view westward of the bay and rock of St Michel.

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  • The chestnut covers considerable areas in Prigord, Limousin and Beam; resinotis trees (firs, pines, larches, &c.) form fine forests in the Vosges and The indigenous fauna include the bear, now very rare but still found in the Alps and Pyrenees, the wolf, harbouring chiefly in the Cvennes and Vosges, but in continually decreasing areas; the fox, marten, badger, weasel, otter, the beaver in the extreme south of the Rhne valley, and in the Alps the marmot; the red deer and roe deer are preserved in many of the forests, and the wild boar is found in several districts; the chamois and wild goat survive in the Pyrenees and Alps.

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  • The environs of Creil (Oise) and Chteau-Landon (Seine-et-Marne) are noted for their freestone (pierre de taille), which is also abundant at Euville and Lrouville in Meuse; the production of plaster is particularly important in the environs of Paris, of kaolin of fine quality at Yrieix (1-Jaute-Vienne), of hydraulic lime in Ardche (Le Teil), of lime phosphates in the department of Somme, of marble in the departments of HauteGaronne (St Beat), Hautes-Pyrnes (Campan, Sarrancolin), Isre and Pas-de-Calais, and of cement in Pas-de-Calais (vicinity of Boulogne) and Isre (Grenoble).

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  • The other ministries with the largest outgoings were the ministry of war (the expenditure of which rose from 254 millions in 1895 to over 30 millions in 1995), the ministry of marine (103/4 millions in 1895, over 123/4 millionsin 1905), the ministry of public works (with an expenditure in 1905 of over 20 millions, 10 millions of which was assigned to posts, telegraphs and telephones) and the ministry of public instruction, fine arts and public worship, the expenditure on education having risen from 73/4 millions in 1895 to 93/4 millions in 1905.

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  • At Paris the cole Suprieure des Mines and the cole des Fonts et Chausses are controlled by the minister of public, works, the cole des Beaux-Arts, the cole des Arts Dcoratifs and the Conservatoire National de Musique et de Dclamation by the unr,ler-secretary for fine arts.

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  • In the provinces there are national schools of fine art and of music and other establishments and free subventioned schools.

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  • Among its interior adornments is an onyx font, some fine wood carving in the choir, and the silver doors to the shrines of its chapels.

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  • The municipal government is housed in an ancient tobacco factory converted to public uses, and a fine old Capuchin convent now serves as a public hospital.

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  • The Paseo, or public park, is distinguished for its fine trees and flowers.

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  • The four Gothic churches of St Nicholas,' St Mary, with a lofty steeple, St James and The Holy Ghost, and the fine medieval town hall, dating in its oldest part from 1306 and restored in 1882, are among the more striking buildings.

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  • It dyes silk and mordanted cotton a fine scarlet.

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  • The very fine torso of Athena in the Ecole des Beaux Arts at Paris, which has unfortunately lost its head, may perhaps best serve to help our imagination in reconstructing a Pheidian original.

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  • This town, which was laid out on an exceptionally fine site according to a scientific plan by the architect Hippodamus of Miletus, soon rose to considerable importance, and attracted much of the Aegean and Levantine commerce which had hitherto been in Athenian hands.

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  • Rhodes was again famous for its pottery in medieval times; this was a lustre ware at first imitated from Persian, though it afterwards developed into an independent style of fine colouring and rich variety of design.

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  • Flowing into the Pacific Ocean on the east coast there are some fine rivers, but the majority have short and rapid courses.

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  • In the Northern Territory are several fine rivers.

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  • The South Alligator river, flowing into Van Diemen's Gulf, is also a fine stream, navigable for over 30 m.

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  • A very fine freshwater fish is the Murray cod, which sometimes weighs Too lb; and the golden perch, found in the same river, has rare beauty of colour.

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  • The head hair is usually matted with grease and dirt, but when clean is fine and glossy.

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  • Messrs Hamilton Hume and Hovell set out from Lake George, crossed the Murrumbidgee, and,