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  • Fires at stations or involving injury to.

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  • These opposed a national resistance to the Macedonians, the fires of which were fanned by the Brahmins, but still the strong arm of the western people prevailed.

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  • Fires in trains.

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  • Fires in trains.

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  • Its fires are not volcanic, but result from the combustion of coal some distance underground, giving off much smoke and steam; geologists estimate that the burning has been going on for at least 800 years.

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  • the rites based on the sruti or revelation - requiring at least three sacrificial fires and a number of priests, as distinguished from the grihya (domestic) or smarta (traditional) rites, supposed to be based on the smriti or tradition, which are performed on the house-fire and dealt with in the Grihya-sutras.

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  • The setting up, by a householder, of a set of three sacrificial fires of his own constitutes the first ceremony of the former class, the Agny-adhana (or (?) Agny-adheya).

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  • It fires when heated in air, and dissolves in acids to form uranous salts.

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  • He has retreated and ordered the rearguard to kindle fires and make a noise to deceive us.

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  • Now that he'd tasted the fires that burned in her voluptuous body, no other woman could ever so satisfy him.

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  • From it the other two fires, the anavaniya, or offering fire, and the dakshinagni, or southern fire, used for certain special purposes, are taken.

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  • Even the beggars outside the thick, bulletproof glass of the main gate were quiet, their small fires dark.

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  • She closes her eyes when she fires.

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  • Beside the spit were two kettles over smaller fires.

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  • Fires ignited near the south gate as his men attacked groups of Memon's advisors and the warriors that had been invited into the hold for the feast.

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  • The first set relate as usual to the hour of commencement, the second to the hours of occurrence of lightning causing fires.

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  • Gas fires, as a substitute for the open coal fire, have many points in their favour, for they are conducive to cleanliness, they need but little attention, and the heat is easily controlled.

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  • The first of the three fires laid down is the garhapatya, or householder's fire, so called because, though not taken from his ordinary house-fire, but as a rule specially produced by friction, it serves for cooking the sacrificial food, and thus, as it were, represents the domestic fire.

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  • The principal other ceremonies of this class are the new and full moon offerings, the oblations made at the commencement of the three seasons, the offering of first-fruits, the animal sacrifice, and the Agnihotra, or daily morning and evening oblation of milk, which, however, is also included amongst the grihya, or domestic rites, as having to be performed daily on the domestic fire by the householder who keeps no regular set of sacrificial fires.

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  • The retorts are charged with molten sulphur from an upper reservoir, which is kept at the requisite temperature by means of the lost heat of the retort fires.

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  • (4) The necessary rites included (a) the establishment of the fires, friction being.

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  • (On the largest of these lions is cut a runic inscription recording an attack on the Piraeus in the 11th century by Norse warriors of the Varangian guard, under Harold Hardrada, afterwards - s047 - king of Norway.) The arsenal suffered frequently and severely from fires, the worst being those of 1509 and 1569; yet such was the wealth of Venice that in the following year she put upon the seas the fleet that crushed the Turks at Lepanto in 1571.

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  • The squib is lowered after the torpedo, and, when exploded by the descent of the weight, fires the charge.

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  • In the fourth Lateran council of 1215 Innocent found his opportunity to rekindle the flickering fires.

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  • 2 The art of the sapper and miner, the use of siege instruments like the mangonel, and the employment of various "fires" as missiles, were all known among the Mahommedans; and in all these respects the Franks learned from their enemies.

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  • These were the classes the Primitive Methodists tried to reach, and in doing so they found themselves between two fires.

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  • The sulphur fires, and a fine blue pigment is obtained.

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  • Pursuant to this order, they were distributed among the public baths, of which there was a large number in the city, where, for six months, they served to supply the fires.

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  • Towards nightfall Napoleon reached the scene, and the Russians being now clear the troops began to enter, but already fires were observed in the farther part of the city.

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  • The danger of loss from forest fires, such as that of 1894, emphasized the necessity of forest preservation, and resulted (1895) in the creation of a special state department with a forest commissioner and five wardens with power to enforce upon corporations and individuals a strict observance of the forestry laws, the good effects of the law being evidenced by the fact that the fire losses in forest lands for the first twelve years of its operation averaged only $31,000 a year.

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  • each head of a family, paid the same sum, arrived at by dividing the local contingent of the taille by the number of fires.

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  • Heating or exposure to sunlight reduces it to the red oxide; it fires when ground with sulphur, and oxidizes ammonia to nitric acid, with the simultaneous formation of ammonium nitrate.

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  • Thus caught between two fires the casuists developed a highly ingenious method, not unlike that of the Roman Stoics, for eviscerating the substance of a rule while leaving its shadow carefully intact.

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  • The valleys and coast belt, though practically free from malarial fever, are hot and humid, and fires in dwelling houses are seldom required even in the coolest months; the lower plateaus are cool and the air dry; the uplands are bracing and often very cold, with snow on the ground in winter.

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  • The Australian Eucalyptus and Casuarina in great variety, and many other imported trees, including syringas, wattles, acacias, willows, pines, cypress, cork and oak all thrive when properly planted and protected from grass fires.

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  • It sometimes fires on contact with strong sulphuric acid, especially when slightly warmed.

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  • The dedications of many of the churches indicate their great age, but the constant fires in London destroyed these buildings.

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  • The efficiency of such ventilating furnaces is low, and they cannot safely be used in mines producing fire-damp. They are sometimes the cause of underground fires, and they are always a source of danger when by any chance the ventilating current becomes reversed, in which case the products of combustion, containing large quantities of carbon dioxide, will be drawn into the mine to the serious danger of the men.

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  • In addition mining operations are subject to interruption and added expense from explosions, mine fires, flooding, and the caving-in of the workings.

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  • Mine fires may originate from ordinary causes, but in addition they may result from the explosion of fire-damp or from the accidental lighting of jets of fire-damp issuing from the coal.

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  • Underground fires may sometimes be .extinguished by direct attack with water.

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  • Mine fires may sometimes be reached by bore-holes sunk for the purpose from the surface, and the burning workings below filled by flushing with culm and water.

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  • Before the glass is introduced, the annealing kiln is heated to dull red by means of coal fires in grates which are provided at the ends or sides of the kiln for that purpose.

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  • Great care is necessary to protect it from rain, and it must if necessary be placed in a barn in which fires may be required during wet weather.

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  • In fire curing the tobacco is hung in the barn, and, after it has become of a rich yellow colour, slow fires, producing a gradual increase in temperature up to about 150° F., are lighted on the floor and maintained for four or five days.

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  • In flue curing, also known as the Virginian cure, fires are set outside the barn; and the heat led in iron pipes or flues, into the building are under the suspended tobacco, which is placed there quite fresh from the field.

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  • The estates are usually very large, and are divided up into fields which are cultivated in rotation, each field being given several years' rest after producing one crop. The tobacco is air-cured, fires being only employed during continuous wet weather, and the process of curing occupies four or five weeks.

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  • aocusts appear in great swarms and do much damage; fires are lighted at night to attract them, and large quantities are caught and eaten by the poorer people.

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  • The glare of these seemed to the allies to betoken the familiar device of lighting fires previous to a retreat, and thus confirmed them in the impression which Napoleon's calculated timidity had given.

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  • In the war of the Spanish Succession he would willingly have remained neutral, but found himself between two fires, forced first to recognize Philip V., then driven by the emperor to recognize the Archduke Charles.

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  • Tribal traditions declare they migrated from the St Lawrence region together with the Ottawa and Potawatomi, with which tribes they formed a confederacy known as "The Three Fires."

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  • Such sympathy with youthful hope, in union with industry and intelligence, shows that Comte's dry and austere manner veiled the fires of a generous social emotion.

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  • When his ministry began its fires were slowly dying down, though the embers still glowed.

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  • The earthquake occurred early in the morning of December 28, and so far as Messina was concerned the damage was done chiefly by the shock and by the fires which broke out afterwards; the seismic wave which followed was comparatively innocuous.

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  • The town was given municipal privileges by Gustavus Adolphus in 1620, but is modern in appearance, having been rebuilt after fires in 1860 and 1865.

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  • it was still low, but the glare of the fires kindled in the British cruisers offered a sufficient target.

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  • Coals richer in hydrogen, on the other hand, are more useful for burning in open fires - smiths' forges and furnaces - where a long flame is required.

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  • Underground fires are not uncommon accidents in coal-mines.

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  • 630 F), it became the custom for the soldiers to sing them round the camp fires at night, the polemarch rewarding the best singer with a piece of flesh.

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  • They remained severely orthodox in the doctrines of the Fathers - the Trinity, the Incarnation, the plenary inspiration of the Bible - and they condemned those who rejected their teachings to a hell whose fires they were not tempted to extenuate.

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  • Ordinary consciousness ignores these " latent fires "; ordinary discussion brings them to light and divides men into factions and parties over them; philosophy not because it denies but because it acknowledges the law of non-contradiction as supreme is pledged to seek a point of view from which they may be seen to be in essential harmony with one another as different sides of the same truth.

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  • No evidence of smelting ores with fluxes is offered, but casting from metal melted in open fires is assumed.

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  • smouldering fires of his old energy flamed out once more and Napoleon began a rapid pursuit of the cavalry screen, which crumpled up and decamped as he advanced, yet all his efforts were powerless to entangle the Anglo-Dutch rearguard to such an extent that Wellington must turn back to its assistance.

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  • Fires in 1719, 17 2 7 and 1814 destroyed the ancient buildings, and it is now a town built in modern style with wide and regular streets.

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  • Prairie fires or spontaneous combustion have ignited many coal seams. Some have already burnt out; others still emit smoke and sulphurous fumes from the crevices in the hillsides, and through the fissures may be seen the glowing coal and rock.

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  • The forests suffer great damage from fires, occasioned in part by the custom of burning up the grass every autumn, and in part by incendiarism.

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  • According to Humboldt's theory there is a deep rent in the earth's crust about the 19th parallel through which at different periods the underground fires have broken at various points between the largest of this class, and has the town and port of Carmen at its western extremity.

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  • In the valleys of some of these denuded slopes oak and pine are succeeding the tropical species where fires have given them a chance to get a good foothold.

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  • Hornaday, Camp Fires on Desert and Lava (London, 1908); Alex.

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  • Before the shrines reeking with the stench of slaughter the eternal fires were kept burning, and on the platform stood the huge drum, covered with snakes' skin, whose fearful sound was heard for miles.

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  • re-kindle the fires of the land, the sacred fire on the teocalli of the war-god blazed up again, and the people began with feasting and rejoicing the new cycle.

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  • The schools were extensive buildings attached to the temples, where from an early age boys and girls were taught by the priests to sweep the sanctuaries and keep up the sacred fires, to fast at proper seasons and draw blood for penance, and where they received moral teaching in long and verbose formulas.

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  • yellow birch, sugar maple and beech have to a considerable extent supplanted spruce, white pine and hemlock, and that wherever forest fires have occurred there is much bird cherry, yellow birch and aspen.

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  • It suffered much from fires and other disasters, and from 1846 onward was used as a barracks and a military hospital; it has now, however, been cleared out and restored.

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  • Prairie fires, both of natural and artificial origin, are also a contributive cause; for young trees are exterminatedby fires, but annual plants soon reappear.

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  • On the other hand, the lightning is not associated with him in literature or cult, and his connexion with volcanic fires is so close as to suggest that he was originally a volcano-god.

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  • Among several churches in this quarter of the city is the cathedral (Gustavii Domkyrka), a cruciform church founded in 1633 and rebuilt after fires in 1742 and 1815.

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  • When these fires occur while the trees are full of sap, a curious mucilaginous matter is exuded from the half-burnt stems; when dry it is of pale reddish colour, like some of the coarser kinds of gum-arabic, and is soluble in water, the solution resembling gumwater, in place of which it is sometimes used; considerable quantities are collected and sold as " Orenburg gum "; in Siberia and Russia it is occasionally employed as a semi-medicinal food, being esteemed an antiscorbutic. For burning in close stoves and furnaces, larch makes tolerably good fuel, its value being estimated by Hartig as only one-fifth less than that of beech; the charcoal is compact, and is in demand for iron-smelting and other metallurgic uses in some parts of Europe.

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  • Though less superstitious than the Tahitians, the idolatry of the Sandwich Islanders was equally barbarous and sanguinary, as, in addition to the chief objects of worship included in the mythology of the other islands, the supernatural beings supposed to reside in the volcanoes and direct the action of subterranean fires rendered the gods objects of peculiar terror.

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  • He therefore bought back the sheets, says Calamy, for an old song, bound them and sold them in his own shop. This in turn was complained of, and he had to beg pardon on his knees before the council-table; and the remaining copies were sentenced to be "bisked," or rubbed over with an inky brush, and sent back to the kitchen for lighting fires.

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  • Thus the Church beyond the Danube, which had not been extinguished on Ulfilas's withdrawal, began to grow once more, and once more had to undergo the fires of persecution.

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  • Some believers, he taught, may pass through purgatorial fires; and this middle class may be helped by the sacraments and the alms of the living.

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  • Care should be taken to allow sufficient room to properly manipulate the fires and to store fuel.

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  • The management of the furnaces is relatively easy, and consists in adapting the volume and intensity of the fires to particular needs.

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  • It involves the keeping clean of flues, ashpits and especially the fires themselves.

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  • Where coke or ordinary hard coal are used, the removal of clinkers should be done systematically, and the fires stirred.

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  • Anthracite coal fires should not be stirred more than is absolutely necessary, and should not be fed in driblets.

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  • They require more draught than coke fires, but care must be taken not to give too much, as excessive heat is likely to melt or soften the fire-bars.

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  • A moist genial atmosphere too is essential, a point requiring unremitting attention on account of the necessity of keeping up strong fires.

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  • Where the walls are heated, assist the maturing of peaches and nectarines, and the ripening of the young wood for next year, by fires during the day.

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  • Sow a few kidney beans for an early forced crop. Expel damp, and assist the ripening of late grapes and peaches with fires during the day.

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  • Vigilance and extra hot fires will have to be kept up when the thermometer falls to 34° or 35° in the parlour or conservatory.

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  • It occupies both banks of the Motala, the wide and rapid emissary of lake Vetter, close to its outlet in the Bravik, an inlet of the Baltic. Having been burned by the Russians in 1719 and visited by further fires in 1812, 1822 and 1826, the whole town has a modern appearance, with wide and regular streets.

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  • German culture, after a short revival, perished once more amid the smoke of the fires kindled by Conrad of Marburg and his fellow inquisitors.

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  • The town is modern, having suffered from fires in 1866, 1870 and 1880.

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  • Some of the quaint old houses which have escaped the numerous fires that have visited the town are elaborately adorned with wood-carving.

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  • The material for the conflagration in Austria was thus all prepared when in February 1848 the fall of Louis Philippe fanned into a blaze the smouldering fires of revolution throughout Europe.

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  • Empedocles of Acragas is best known from the legends of his miracles and of his death in the fires of Aetna; but he was not the less philosopher, poet and physician, besides his political career.

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  • The supposed figures of glass-blowers in early scenes are really those of smiths, blowing their fires by means of reeds tipped with clay.

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  • After the siege had continued many days, Khorshld gave orders to cannonade and bombard the town.; and for six days his commands were executed with little interruption, the citadel itself also lying between two fires.

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  • Falling back towards their companions, they found the bye-streets closed; and in that part of the main thoroughfare called Bain alKasrain they were suddenly placed between two fires.

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  • In the afternoon of the 12th, fires, which were the work of incendli~ries, began to break out in the best quarters of Alexandria; and the town was left to murder and pillage till the following day, when a party of bluejackets and marines was landed at about 3 P.M.

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  • Owing to the flimsy construction of its buildings Guayaquil has been repeatedly burned, the greater fires occurring in 1707, 1764, 1865, 1896 and 1899.

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  • The fires of hell and the shades of purgatory, which are the constant background of Dante's "Paradiso," were present to Luther from childhood.

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  • But in historical times the association of this god with conflagrations becomes very apparent; when Augustus organized the city in regiones and vici to check the constant danger from fires, the magistri vicorum (officers of administrative districts) worshipped him as Volcanus quietus augustus (C.I.L.

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  • To this fact it owes its immunity from the forest fires which wreak frightful havoc among the surrounding forests.

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  • and its extreme breadth 124 ft.; but in the 14th, 15th and 17th centuries it suffered greatly from repeated fires, and after the last of these the nave was completely abandoned and soon became a heap of ruins.

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  • The ancient origin of Staden is apparent in the narrow and winding streets, though the individual houses are not very old, owing to the ravages of frequent fires.

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  • It is even related that, in his zeal for uniformity of creed, Ardashir wished to extinguish the holy fires in the great cities of the empire and the Parthian vassal states, with the exception of that which burned in the residence of the dynasty.

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  • The political ferment caused by the entrance of the French into Spain extended to these islands, and the ignorant populace began to suspect that Arago's movements and his blazing fires on the top of Mount Galatzo were telegraphic signals to the invading army.

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  • 2 That is, King Philip's War, the Boston fires of 1676, when Mather's church and home were burned, and 1679, the threatened introduction of Episcopacy, and the general spiritual decay of the country.

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  • Between December 1849 and June 1851 seven " great " fires, destroying in the aggregate property valued at twenty or twenty-five millions of dollars, swept the business district.

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  • Owing to the frequent fires the private buildings of Salzburg are comparatively modern; and the existing houses, lavishly adorned with marble, are, like many of the public buildings, monuments of the gorgeous taste of the archbishops of the 17th and 18th centuries.

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  • The grease is melted over fires kindled at the cavern's mouth, run into earthen pots, and preserved for use in cooking as well as for the lighting of lamps.

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  • The state maintains a Forest Commission whose chief concern' is to control the fires and thereby give value to private holdings.

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  • Being apprehensive that the French centre would tack and pass this gap so as to put him between two fires, he kept a long way off so as to be free to manoeuvre against them if they made the attempt.

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  • In the meantime the French ships, ahead of the leading Dutchman, succeeded in turning to windward and putting part of Evertsen's squadron between two fires.

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  • His principal works were Right Methods of Preventing Fires Mills (1881); Distribution of Products (1885); Industrial Progress of the Nation (1889); Taxation and Work (1892); Science of Nutrition (loth ed., 1898).

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  • These relate to obstructions Hackney and nuisances in streets, fires, places of public resort, hackney carriages and public bathing.

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  • The state makes large appropriations for preventing and extinguishing forest fires, and in 1903 established a department of forestry in the university of Maine.

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  • In July grass fires are of common occurrence, and frequently sweep over a great expanse of country.

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  • Thus the modern Hindu, though using civilized means for lighting his household fires, retains the savage " fire-drill " for obtaining fire by friction of wood when what he considers pure or sacred fire has to be produced for sacrificial purposes; while in Europe into modern times the same primitive process has been kept up in producing the sacred and magical " need-fire," which was lighted to deliver cattle from a murrain.

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  • The minds of the native regiments quartered there were maddened by rumours of the defilement which the new Minie cartridges would entail upon them, and incendiary fires broke out in the lines.

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  • In 1702, 1718 and 1767, it suffered severely from fires; in 1719 was plundered by the Persians; and in 1830 the cholera swept away a large number of its people.

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  • Tierra del Fuego was discovered by Fernando de Magellan in 1520, when he sailed through the strait named after him, and called this region the " Land of Fire," either from now extinct volcanic flames, or from the fires kindled by the natives along parts of his course.

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  • Inigo Jones designed a magnificent new palace for James I., but only the banqueting hall was completed (1622), and this survived several fires, by one of which (1697) nearly the whole of the rest of the palace was destroyed.

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  • He warned his hearers against the fires of concupiscence, anger, ignorance, birth, death, decay and anxiety; and taking each of the senses in order he compared all human sensations to a burning flame which seems to be something it is not, which produces pleasure and pain, but passes rapidly away, and ends only in destruction.3 Accompanied by his new disciples, the Buddha walked on to Rajagaha, the capital of King Bimbisara, who, not unmindful of their former interview, came out to welcome him.

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  • He was revered by the people cleaving to their altars and their fires, and his birthdays were calendared as festivals, on which greetings were sent to him by young and old.

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  • In some primitive holy shrines the bones and ashes of the victims sacrificed were allowed to accumulate, and upon this new fires were kindled.

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  • The lessened ravages of prairie fires have facilitated artificial afforesting, and many cities, in particular, are abundantly and beautifully shaded.

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  • Forest fires have been numerous and exceedingly destructive in Wisconsin; the loss of timber and other property from this cause in 1908 was about $9,000,000.

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  • Wisconsin had several times been visited by disastrous forest fires.

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  • by charter of 1254-1255 granted the burgesses their town at an annual fee farm rent of 26 marks, of which they were acquitted in 1318 and 1327 " on account of the robberies and fires inflicted on them by the Scots."

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  • It is in a letter from Gibraltar to the same hand that we read of his two canes - "a morning and an evening cane" - changed as the gun fires.

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  • In 1535, 1636, 1723 and 1796 Klagenfurt suffered from destructive fires, and in 1690 from the effects of an earthquake.

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  • Though the fires of martyrdom were never lighted in Iceland, the story of the easily accepted Reformation is not altogether Y P g a pleasant one.

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  • The streets are broad, opportunity for improvement having been given by fires in 1844 and 1854; the houses are mostly of wood.

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  • In Lemnos an annual festival of the Cabeiri was held, lasting nine days, during which all the fires were extinguished and fire brought from Delos.

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  • This decree placed the Jansenists between two fires; for although the five propositions only represented one side of Jansen's teaching, it was recognized by both parties that the whole question was to be fought out on this issue.

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  • Save in rare instances, however, they have long ceased to be shifting dunes; for, with the cessation of prairie fires and the increase of settlement, they have become well grassed over and stable; although sand-draws, and even occasional " blow-outs" scooped by the winds in the summits or sides of the hills are still characteristic landmarks.

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  • His pictures are in many public collections: among them are "A Cosy Corner," in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; "At the Inn," in the Union League Club, New York; and "Between two Fires," in the Tate Gallery, London.

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  • Many fires in cotton and woollen mills have been caused thereby.

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  • Latterly the erection of masonry buildings, instead of plank houses, has been insisted on in the central portion of the city, with the result that fires have decreased in number.

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  • His other publications included Pharmacopee universelle (1697), Traite universel des drogues simples (1698), Traite de l'antimoine (1707), together with a number of papers contributed to the French Academy, one of which offered a chemical and physical explanation of underground fires, earthquakes, lightning and thunder.

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  • Now that he'd tasted the fires that burned in her voluptuous body, no other woman could ever so satisfy him.

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  • Even the beggars outside the thick, bulletproof glass of the main gate were quiet, their small fires dark.

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  • She closes her eyes when she fires.

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  • Beside the spit were two kettles over smaller fires.

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  • But the convenience of a nice weekly roll in the hay without the threat of future com­plications and long-term commitments appealed to both and kept the fires of the strange partnership smoldering.

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  • Camp fires from Landis's men and allies made the forest canopy glow in patches as far as he could see.

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  • Fires ignited near the south gate as his men attacked groups of Memon's advisors and the warriors that had been invited into the hold for the feast.

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  • accelerants used to start fires.

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  • And in the next cycle rule 5 is chosen and fires, with (happy Alison) removed from the working memory.

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  • Suppose rule 4 fires, and (bad-mood Alison) is added to the working memory.

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  • ambienceival you will discover a discreet haven with open log fires that create a homely ambiance.

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  • antitank missiles provide long-range fires but are limited by rate of fire and time of flight.

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  • Reduce the number of fires caused by arson each year.

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  • arson fires are lit.

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  • ash from volcanic eruptions or forest fires, sea salt particles or Saharan dust.

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  • The oak beamed lounge with log fires in winter provides room to relax.

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  • electric blankets cause more than 5,000 fires a year.

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  • bloodstained history, still they kept the home fires burning, still they dug for victory.

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  • DIY, bonfires, building work Bonfires, needless to say, can cause fires.

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  • Three months later Engels fires off a whole broadside against the SDP right wing in the form of his Critique of the Erfurt program.

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  • Plumes of white smoke rose from lamb brochettes sizzling on open fires.

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  • Once the boys are inside, he fires a grenade into the mine entrance, causing a cave-in and trapping the boys.

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  • A Red Indian chief, with full Feather headdress, walks out of His wigwam, and fires an Arrow at the moon.

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  • chock blocks are to drive the fans and the new relay to turn off the power when the HV trip fires.

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  • The former fires red tails to cherry bursts with red pistils whilst the latter provides red and blue mines bursting into silver chrysanthemums.

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  • In the old days, not so long ago, a lot of people used to burn coke on their fires.

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  • All modern conveniences, Aga cookers, open fires, central heating.

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  • Cozy log fires crackle in the winter, filling the air with wonderful scents of wood smoke.

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  • Here he founded a temple dedicated to Minerva and placed the rein inextinguishable fires.

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  • deviation spottings are measured to the nearest 5 mils for area fires and 1 mil for precision fires.

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  • The number of fires increased, and became more disastrous to life and property.

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  • In fact in 1998 alone 2913 children were killed or injured in house fires with many more being permanently disfigured through burning or scalding.

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  • Natural production of dusts include ash from volcanic eruptions or forest fires, sea salt particles or Saharan dust.

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  • The ensuing explosion then caused fires to start in two nearby tanks, with a combined capacity of around 700,000 liters.

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  • Carbon dioxide or dry powder extinguishers should be used for ether fires.

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  • Automatic fire extinguishers Fires in cars are very rare.

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  • faulty wiring could cause fires or electric shocks, which may end in disaster.

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  • In this mode, the camera fires a fill-in flash to illuminate your subject and give you balanced lighting.

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  • Its traditional, cozy and friendly interior and roaring log fires attract both locals and visitors alike.

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  • The oak beamed lounge with log fires in winter provides room to relax.

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  • Small fires can be attacked with dry powder fire extinguishers.

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  • Open fires Always put a fireguard round an open fire.

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  • forged in the fires of the post-punk explosion.

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  • forged in the fires of the post-punk explosion.

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  • Bolton Abbey station in a slight frost with the fires going.

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  • fryer fires.

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  • Our peasants are like their mountains, rich in grace and green gaiety, but with the fires beneath.

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  • Fires can be cause in this way and rats can even gnaw through pipes, causing flooding.

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  • Fifty years ago a series of great fires took place, which made terrible havoc on five separate occasions.

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  • Early dwellings had their fires in an open hearth on the floor, in the middle of the main room.

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  • hearth fires are kept alight all night.

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  • For example, several fires may have happened in an aging housing estate where officers suspect people are using paraffin heaters.

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  • With Indirect gas or fuel oil the burner fires into a semi-sealed stainless steel heat exchanger over which the recirculating hot air passes.

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  • hot platee the raging wood fires of the 60s with red hot steel plates supported on bricks.

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  • Some defenders of the official story have claimed that the fires were indeed very big, turning the buildings into " towering infernos.

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  • inglenook fires in the 13th century Great Hall.

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  • smoke inhalation from fires started by candles resulted in 16% of visits to A&E units.

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  • The god of wine grows jealous of his art, He only fires the head, but Hyde the heart.

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  • kindled fires in the stained windows, their rich colors sent out glowing sparks of light.

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  • kindlealso broke up pieces of real coal, logs and kindling for the fires, log baskets and coal scuttles.

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  • Muirburn warning after weekend of fires Police are urging landowners to take care when burning heather on their land.

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  • He fires several missiles at the side causing a landslide which blocks the Hood's way.

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  • lighting of beacon or signal fires for centuries.

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  • It's time Esso woke up to the horror of climate change, and stopped fue l ling the fires of global warming.

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  • It's full of Nelson memorabilia and interesting oldie worldly rooms and in winter has roaring log fires.

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  • log fires in winter provides room to relax.

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  • The mighty mangonel is fully ballasted & fires... & breaks apart.

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  • At last, " at the hour when the fires burn red, " they came to a place where was a german man-of-war.

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  • But the fires burn out of control, destroying the Anglo-Saxon minster and killing many Normans.

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  • moorland vegetation on bare peat damaged by fires.

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  • These properties have fires a fourth the weapons Neal the top of.

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  • overloaded sockets or faulty wiring could cause fires or electric shocks, which may end in disaster.

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  • overwatching fires during the extraction.

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  • oxyacetylene equipment, leakage of acetylene from faulty hoses or hose connections is the most common cause of fires.

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  • The report mentions that 26% of all fires were caused by fat or oil catching fire and 16% by grill pans.

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  • The Moors for the Future restoration work falls into three main areas: The establishment of moorland vegetation on bare peat damaged by fires.

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  • powder extinguisher near the main door should make it possible for you to tackle most small fires.

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  • PC Nick Busby A probationer who recently swapped fighting fires for fighting crime has been named Thames Valley Police's Probationer of the year.

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  • AMMO: Power Cells PRIMARY: Fires an explosive like projectile.

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  • quench the burning fires, The fires consume the falling snow.

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  • Then they had race riots followed by fires, then floods and great demographic changes caused by immigration.

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  • race riots followed by fires, then floods and great demographic changes caused by immigration.

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  • Produced by smoldering fires, carbon monoxide reduces concentrations of reactive atmospheric chemicals called hydroxyl radicals that remove methane from the air.

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  • regenerate following brush fires.

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  • This is coupled with a gas based fire retardant that is environmentally friendly, to put out fires instantly, without damaging equipment.

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  • retarded growth and caused many heath fires.

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  • We have stayed here and enjoyed the real fires, great breakfasts, and comfortable room.

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  • Success over the next seven weeks is what fires and finances Irish Rugby.

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  • A lizard man fires a gun at a giant scorpion.

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  • The cast fires on all cylinders and is aided by a fine witty script which crackles with pathos.

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  • Fires, deliberately set by local people, sweep through the ground story in the dry season, from February onwards.

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  • Compared to the car fires on Saturday night, the rest of the weekend was fairly sedate.

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  • The concept of hell and its eternal fires seems too severe a punishment for any arbitrary decision.

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  • Log fires, four poster bedrooms, private gardens, fishing, walking, clay pigeon shooting, archery.

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  • singge fires were going all night and both sides sang carols.

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  • The research experiments have shown that ionization type smoke detectors reacted faster for all research fires than optical type smoke detectors.

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  • The houses had open fires, which were very smoky.

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  • It might have come from the center of the world, this smoke, where the fires of the ages still smolder.

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  • soot from the open fires would compound the problems of cleaning.

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  • spaceship pilot then fires his rocket motor for about 80 seconds, reaching Mach 3 in a vertical climb.

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  • On the invasion of Italy there were scores of small craft crossing the straits all with their little fires flickering in the dark.

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  • Test Facility This fires the strobe at the flick of a switch and does not require the strobe to be attached to a camera.

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  • Large areas have been burnt by uncontrolled forest fires and uneven regeneration of the forest renders the park particularly susceptible to any disturbance.

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  • tending the altar fires, and offering prayers to Mithra at dawn, noon and dusk.

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  • waste thinners or gasoline must NOT be used to light fires or assist burning.

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  • Only fragments of them survived the fires of the eventually triumphant Catholic Church.

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  • turmoil caused by this simple gesture roused great fires.

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  • There were two house fires last Saturday night, both attributed to leaving candles unguarded for the Indian festival of Diwali.

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  • unguarded machinery or fires.

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  • whittleitain the Boy Scouts took on folk ideas: camping, building fires, whittling sticks.

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  • Optical Optical alarms are more effective at detecting slow-burning fires, like overheated electrical wiring.

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  • wonted fires.

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  • The first set relate as usual to the hour of commencement, the second to the hours of occurrence of lightning causing fires.

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  • These opposed a national resistance to the Macedonians, the fires of which were fanned by the Brahmins, but still the strong arm of the western people prevailed.

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  • Heating may be effected by one of the following systems, or installations may be so arranged as to combine the advantages of more than one method: open fires, closed stoves, hot-air apparatus, hot water circulating in pipes at low or at high pressure, or steam at high or low pressure.

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  • The old form of open fire is certainly wasteful of fuel and the loss of heat u the fires.

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  • Gas fires, as a substitute for the open coal fire, have many points in their favour, for they are conducive to cleanliness, they need but little attention, and the heat is easily controlled.

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  • Its fires are not volcanic, but result from the combustion of coal some distance underground, giving off much smoke and steam; geologists estimate that the burning has been going on for at least 800 years.

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  • Enormous quantities of natural hay were allowed every year to rot or be destroyed by bush fires, and the bountiful provision made by nature to carry them over the seasons of dry weather absolutely neglected; so that when the destructive season of 1902 fell upon them, over a large area of territory there was no food for the stock.

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  • above tide-level), great fires were kindled at the news of the repeal of the Stamp Act, of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence, and of the surrenders of Burgoyne and Cornwallis; beacon fires were burned during the American War of Independence; an "observatory" for tourists was built at an early date; and in 1885 the Blue Hill Observatory for meteorological investigation was established by Abbott Lawrence Rotch (b.

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  • the rites based on the sruti or revelation - requiring at least three sacrificial fires and a number of priests, as distinguished from the grihya (domestic) or smarta (traditional) rites, supposed to be based on the smriti or tradition, which are performed on the house-fire and dealt with in the Grihya-sutras.

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  • The setting up, by a householder, of a set of three sacrificial fires of his own constitutes the first ceremony of the former class, the Agny-adhana (or (?) Agny-adheya).

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  • The first of the three fires laid down is the garhapatya, or householder's fire, so called because, though not taken from his ordinary house-fire, but as a rule specially produced by friction, it serves for cooking the sacrificial food, and thus, as it were, represents the domestic fire.

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  • From it the other two fires, the anavaniya, or offering fire, and the dakshinagni, or southern fire, used for certain special purposes, are taken.

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  • The principal other ceremonies of this class are the new and full moon offerings, the oblations made at the commencement of the three seasons, the offering of first-fruits, the animal sacrifice, and the Agnihotra, or daily morning and evening oblation of milk, which, however, is also included amongst the grihya, or domestic rites, as having to be performed daily on the domestic fire by the householder who keeps no regular set of sacrificial fires.

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  • An inundation of the Tiber swept away a large part of Rome, destroying fields, drowning cattle, and causing a famine (162); then came earthquakes, fires and plagues of insects; the soldiers in Britain tried to induce their general Statius Priscus to proclaim himself emperor; finally, the Parthians under Vologaeses III.

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  • It is the common result of fires passing alongtoo rapidly to burn the trees; and thin-barked treeshornbeam, beech, firs, &c. may exhibit it as the results of sunburn, especially when exposed to the south-west after the removal of shelter.

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  • Destructive fires laid it waste in 1 4 80, 1644, 1656, 1687 and 1789.

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  • The retorts are charged with molten sulphur from an upper reservoir, which is kept at the requisite temperature by means of the lost heat of the retort fires.

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  • Fires at stations or involving injury to.

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  • (4) The necessary rites included (a) the establishment of the fires, friction being.

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  • Mounds of bones marked his road, witnesses of devastations which other historians record in detail; Christian prisoners, from Germany, he found in the heart of "Tartary" (at Talas); the ceremony of passing between two fires he was compelled to observe, as a bringer of gifts to a dead khan, gifts which were of course treated by the Mongols as evidence of submission.

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  • (On the largest of these lions is cut a runic inscription recording an attack on the Piraeus in the 11th century by Norse warriors of the Varangian guard, under Harold Hardrada, afterwards - s047 - king of Norway.) The arsenal suffered frequently and severely from fires, the worst being those of 1509 and 1569; yet such was the wealth of Venice that in the following year she put upon the seas the fleet that crushed the Turks at Lepanto in 1571.

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  • The squib is lowered after the torpedo, and, when exploded by the descent of the weight, fires the charge.

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  • In the fourth Lateran council of 1215 Innocent found his opportunity to rekindle the flickering fires.

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  • 2 The art of the sapper and miner, the use of siege instruments like the mangonel, and the employment of various "fires" as missiles, were all known among the Mahommedans; and in all these respects the Franks learned from their enemies.

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  • These were the classes the Primitive Methodists tried to reach, and in doing so they found themselves between two fires.

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  • (On Beltane fires and other apparent points of connexion with Baal it may suffice to refer to Aug.

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  • The sulphur fires, and a fine blue pigment is obtained.

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  • Pursuant to this order, they were distributed among the public baths, of which there was a large number in the city, where, for six months, they served to supply the fires.

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  • Towards nightfall Napoleon reached the scene, and the Russians being now clear the troops began to enter, but already fires were observed in the farther part of the city.

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  • The danger of loss from forest fires, such as that of 1894, emphasized the necessity of forest preservation, and resulted (1895) in the creation of a special state department with a forest commissioner and five wardens with power to enforce upon corporations and individuals a strict observance of the forestry laws, the good effects of the law being evidenced by the fact that the fire losses in forest lands for the first twelve years of its operation averaged only $31,000 a year.

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  • In September 1894 disastrous forest fires, starting in the neighbourhood of Hinckley in Pine county, destroyed that village and several neighbouring towns, causing the death of 418 people, rendering 2200 others homeless, and devastating about 350 sq.

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  • each head of a family, paid the same sum, arrived at by dividing the local contingent of the taille by the number of fires.

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  • Heating or exposure to sunlight reduces it to the red oxide; it fires when ground with sulphur, and oxidizes ammonia to nitric acid, with the simultaneous formation of ammonium nitrate.

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  • Thus caught between two fires the casuists developed a highly ingenious method, not unlike that of the Roman Stoics, for eviscerating the substance of a rule while leaving its shadow carefully intact.

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  • To English sailors St Elmo's fires were known as " corposants " (Ital.

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  • The valleys and coast belt, though practically free from malarial fever, are hot and humid, and fires in dwelling houses are seldom required even in the coolest months; the lower plateaus are cool and the air dry; the uplands are bracing and often very cold, with snow on the ground in winter.

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  • The Australian Eucalyptus and Casuarina in great variety, and many other imported trees, including syringas, wattles, acacias, willows, pines, cypress, cork and oak all thrive when properly planted and protected from grass fires.

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  • It fires when heated in air, and dissolves in acids to form uranous salts.

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  • It sometimes fires on contact with strong sulphuric acid, especially when slightly warmed.

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  • The dedications of many of the churches indicate their great age, but the constant fires in London destroyed these buildings.

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  • The efficiency of such ventilating furnaces is low, and they cannot safely be used in mines producing fire-damp. They are sometimes the cause of underground fires, and they are always a source of danger when by any chance the ventilating current becomes reversed, in which case the products of combustion, containing large quantities of carbon dioxide, will be drawn into the mine to the serious danger of the men.

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  • In addition mining operations are subject to interruption and added expense from explosions, mine fires, flooding, and the caving-in of the workings.

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  • Mine fires may originate from ordinary causes, but in addition they may result from the explosion of fire-damp or from the accidental lighting of jets of fire-damp issuing from the coal.

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  • Underground fires may sometimes be .extinguished by direct attack with water.

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  • Mine fires may sometimes be reached by bore-holes sunk for the purpose from the surface, and the burning workings below filled by flushing with culm and water.

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  • The forests of Burma, therefore, are now strictly preserved by the government, and there is a regular forest department for the conservation and cutting of timber, the planting of young trees for future generations, the prevention of forest fires, and for generally supervising their treatment by the natives.

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  • Before the glass is introduced, the annealing kiln is heated to dull red by means of coal fires in grates which are provided at the ends or sides of the kiln for that purpose.

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  • Great care is necessary to protect it from rain, and it must if necessary be placed in a barn in which fires may be required during wet weather.

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  • In fire curing the tobacco is hung in the barn, and, after it has become of a rich yellow colour, slow fires, producing a gradual increase in temperature up to about 150° F., are lighted on the floor and maintained for four or five days.

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  • In flue curing, also known as the Virginian cure, fires are set outside the barn; and the heat led in iron pipes or flues, into the building are under the suspended tobacco, which is placed there quite fresh from the field.

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  • The estates are usually very large, and are divided up into fields which are cultivated in rotation, each field being given several years' rest after producing one crop. The tobacco is air-cured, fires being only employed during continuous wet weather, and the process of curing occupies four or five weeks.

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  • aocusts appear in great swarms and do much damage; fires are lighted at night to attract them, and large quantities are caught and eaten by the poorer people.

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  • The glare of these seemed to the allies to betoken the familiar device of lighting fires previous to a retreat, and thus confirmed them in the impression which Napoleon's calculated timidity had given.

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  • In the war of the Spanish Succession he would willingly have remained neutral, but found himself between two fires, forced first to recognize Philip V., then driven by the emperor to recognize the Archduke Charles.

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  • Tribal traditions declare they migrated from the St Lawrence region together with the Ottawa and Potawatomi, with which tribes they formed a confederacy known as "The Three Fires."

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  • Such sympathy with youthful hope, in union with industry and intelligence, shows that Comte's dry and austere manner veiled the fires of a generous social emotion.

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  • When his ministry began its fires were slowly dying down, though the embers still glowed.

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  • The earthquake occurred early in the morning of December 28, and so far as Messina was concerned the damage was done chiefly by the shock and by the fires which broke out afterwards; the seismic wave which followed was comparatively innocuous.

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  • The town was given municipal privileges by Gustavus Adolphus in 1620, but is modern in appearance, having been rebuilt after fires in 1860 and 1865.

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  • it was still low, but the glare of the fires kindled in the British cruisers offered a sufficient target.

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  • Coals richer in hydrogen, on the other hand, are more useful for burning in open fires - smiths' forges and furnaces - where a long flame is required.

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  • Underground fires are not uncommon accidents in coal-mines.

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  • 630 F), it became the custom for the soldiers to sing them round the camp fires at night, the polemarch rewarding the best singer with a piece of flesh.

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  • They remained severely orthodox in the doctrines of the Fathers - the Trinity, the Incarnation, the plenary inspiration of the Bible - and they condemned those who rejected their teachings to a hell whose fires they were not tempted to extenuate.

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  • Ordinary consciousness ignores these " latent fires "; ordinary discussion brings them to light and divides men into factions and parties over them; philosophy not because it denies but because it acknowledges the law of non-contradiction as supreme is pledged to seek a point of view from which they may be seen to be in essential harmony with one another as different sides of the same truth.

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  • No evidence of smelting ores with fluxes is offered, but casting from metal melted in open fires is assumed.

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  • smouldering fires of his old energy flamed out once more and Napoleon began a rapid pursuit of the cavalry screen, which crumpled up and decamped as he advanced, yet all his efforts were powerless to entangle the Anglo-Dutch rearguard to such an extent that Wellington must turn back to its assistance.

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  • Fires in 1719, 17 2 7 and 1814 destroyed the ancient buildings, and it is now a town built in modern style with wide and regular streets.

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  • Prairie fires or spontaneous combustion have ignited many coal seams. Some have already burnt out; others still emit smoke and sulphurous fumes from the crevices in the hillsides, and through the fissures may be seen the glowing coal and rock.

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  • Red deer (Cervus elaphus barbarus), which differ from the typical European species only in the fact that the second tine is absent from their antlers, a peculiarity which they share with the red deer of Spain and Corsica, are still found in the forest of Beni Saleh in the department of Constantine, but are being exterminated by forest fires and poaching Arabs.

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  • The forests suffer great damage from fires, occasioned in part by the custom of burning up the grass every autumn, and in part by incendiarism.

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  • According to Humboldt's theory there is a deep rent in the earth's crust about the 19th parallel through which at different periods the underground fires have broken at various points between the largest of this class, and has the town and port of Carmen at its western extremity.

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  • In the valleys of some of these denuded slopes oak and pine are succeeding the tropical species where fires have given them a chance to get a good foothold.

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  • Hornaday, Camp Fires on Desert and Lava (London, 1908); Alex.

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  • Before the shrines reeking with the stench of slaughter the eternal fires were kept burning, and on the platform stood the huge drum, covered with snakes' skin, whose fearful sound was heard for miles.

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  • From the terrace could be seen seventy or more other temples within the enclosure, with their images and blazing fires, and the tzompantli or " skull-place," where the skulls of victims by tens of thousands were skewered on cross-sticks or built into towers.

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  • re-kindle the fires of the land, the sacred fire on the teocalli of the war-god blazed up again, and the people began with feasting and rejoicing the new cycle.

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  • The schools were extensive buildings attached to the temples, where from an early age boys and girls were taught by the priests to sweep the sanctuaries and keep up the sacred fires, to fast at proper seasons and draw blood for penance, and where they received moral teaching in long and verbose formulas.

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  • yellow birch, sugar maple and beech have to a considerable extent supplanted spruce, white pine and hemlock, and that wherever forest fires have occurred there is much bird cherry, yellow birch and aspen.

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  • From the belief in the survival of the dead arose the practice of offering food, lighting fires, &c., at the grave, at first, maybe, as an act of friendship or filial piety, later as an act of worship (see Ancestor Worship).

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  • It suffered much from fires and other disasters, and from 1846 onward was used as a barracks and a military hospital; it has now, however, been cleared out and restored.

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  • Prairie fires, both of natural and artificial origin, are also a contributive cause; for young trees are exterminatedby fires, but annual plants soon reappear.

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  • It is true that many of these ranges are characterized by the rounded tops and the rather evenly slanting, waste-covered slopes which ncrmally result from the long-continued action of the ordinary agencies of erosion; that they bear little snow in summer and are practically wanting in glaciers; that forests are often scanty on the middle and lower slopes, the mord so because of devastation by fires; and that the general impression of great altitude is much weakened because the mountains are seen from a base which itself is 5000 or 6000 ft.

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  • On the other hand, the lightning is not associated with him in literature or cult, and his connexion with volcanic fires is so close as to suggest that he was originally a volcano-god.

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  • Among several churches in this quarter of the city is the cathedral (Gustavii Domkyrka), a cruciform church founded in 1633 and rebuilt after fires in 1742 and 1815.

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  • When these fires occur while the trees are full of sap, a curious mucilaginous matter is exuded from the half-burnt stems; when dry it is of pale reddish colour, like some of the coarser kinds of gum-arabic, and is soluble in water, the solution resembling gumwater, in place of which it is sometimes used; considerable quantities are collected and sold as " Orenburg gum "; in Siberia and Russia it is occasionally employed as a semi-medicinal food, being esteemed an antiscorbutic. For burning in close stoves and furnaces, larch makes tolerably good fuel, its value being estimated by Hartig as only one-fifth less than that of beech; the charcoal is compact, and is in demand for iron-smelting and other metallurgic uses in some parts of Europe.

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  • Though less superstitious than the Tahitians, the idolatry of the Sandwich Islanders was equally barbarous and sanguinary, as, in addition to the chief objects of worship included in the mythology of the other islands, the supernatural beings supposed to reside in the volcanoes and direct the action of subterranean fires rendered the gods objects of peculiar terror.

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  • He therefore bought back the sheets, says Calamy, for an old song, bound them and sold them in his own shop. This in turn was complained of, and he had to beg pardon on his knees before the council-table; and the remaining copies were sentenced to be "bisked," or rubbed over with an inky brush, and sent back to the kitchen for lighting fires.

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  • Thus the Church beyond the Danube, which had not been extinguished on Ulfilas's withdrawal, began to grow once more, and once more had to undergo the fires of persecution.

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  • Some believers, he taught, may pass through purgatorial fires; and this middle class may be helped by the sacraments and the alms of the living.

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  • Care should be taken to allow sufficient room to properly manipulate the fires and to store fuel.

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  • The management of the furnaces is relatively easy, and consists in adapting the volume and intensity of the fires to particular needs.

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  • It involves the keeping clean of flues, ashpits and especially the fires themselves.

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  • Where coke or ordinary hard coal are used, the removal of clinkers should be done systematically, and the fires stirred.

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  • Anthracite coal fires should not be stirred more than is absolutely necessary, and should not be fed in driblets.

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  • They require more draught than coke fires, but care must be taken not to give too much, as excessive heat is likely to melt or soften the fire-bars.

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  • A moist genial atmosphere too is essential, a point requiring unremitting attention on account of the necessity of keeping up strong fires.

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  • Where the walls are heated, assist the maturing of peaches and nectarines, and the ripening of the young wood for next year, by fires during the day.

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  • Sow a few kidney beans for an early forced crop. Expel damp, and assist the ripening of late grapes and peaches with fires during the day.

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  • Vigilance and extra hot fires will have to be kept up when the thermometer falls to 34° or 35° in the parlour or conservatory.

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  • It occupies both banks of the Motala, the wide and rapid emissary of lake Vetter, close to its outlet in the Bravik, an inlet of the Baltic. Having been burned by the Russians in 1719 and visited by further fires in 1812, 1822 and 1826, the whole town has a modern appearance, with wide and regular streets.

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  • Elsewhere, there were sacred fires kindled by the aid of magical invocations (e.g.

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  • German culture, after a short revival, perished once more amid the smoke of the fires kindled by Conrad of Marburg and his fellow inquisitors.

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  • The town is modern, having suffered from fires in 1866, 1870 and 1880.

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  • Some of the quaint old houses which have escaped the numerous fires that have visited the town are elaborately adorned with wood-carving.

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  • The material for the conflagration in Austria was thus all prepared when in February 1848 the fall of Louis Philippe fanned into a blaze the smouldering fires of revolution throughout Europe.

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  • Empedocles of Acragas is best known from the legends of his miracles and of his death in the fires of Aetna; but he was not the less philosopher, poet and physician, besides his political career.

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  • The supposed figures of glass-blowers in early scenes are really those of smiths, blowing their fires by means of reeds tipped with clay.

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  • After the siege had continued many days, Khorshld gave orders to cannonade and bombard the town.; and for six days his commands were executed with little interruption, the citadel itself also lying between two fires.

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  • Falling back towards their companions, they found the bye-streets closed; and in that part of the main thoroughfare called Bain alKasrain they were suddenly placed between two fires.

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  • In the afternoon of the 12th, fires, which were the work of incendli~ries, began to break out in the best quarters of Alexandria; and the town was left to murder and pillage till the following day, when a party of bluejackets and marines was landed at about 3 P.M.

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  • Owing to the flimsy construction of its buildings Guayaquil has been repeatedly burned, the greater fires occurring in 1707, 1764, 1865, 1896 and 1899.

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  • The fires of hell and the shades of purgatory, which are the constant background of Dante's "Paradiso," were present to Luther from childhood.

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  • The original manuscript first belonged to Montmerque, and then passed into the possession of Le Roux de Lincy, who prepared an annotated edition; unfortunately this material, together with the original MS., was lost in the incendiary fires which took place under the Commune (1871).

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  • But in historical times the association of this god with conflagrations becomes very apparent; when Augustus organized the city in regiones and vici to check the constant danger from fires, the magistri vicorum (officers of administrative districts) worshipped him as Volcanus quietus augustus (C.I.L.

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  • To this fact it owes its immunity from the forest fires which wreak frightful havoc among the surrounding forests.

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  • and its extreme breadth 124 ft.; but in the 14th, 15th and 17th centuries it suffered greatly from repeated fires, and after the last of these the nave was completely abandoned and soon became a heap of ruins.

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  • The ancient origin of Staden is apparent in the narrow and winding streets, though the individual houses are not very old, owing to the ravages of frequent fires.

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  • It is even related that, in his zeal for uniformity of creed, Ardashir wished to extinguish the holy fires in the great cities of the empire and the Parthian vassal states, with the exception of that which burned in the residence of the dynasty.

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  • The political ferment caused by the entrance of the French into Spain extended to these islands, and the ignorant populace began to suspect that Arago's movements and his blazing fires on the top of Mount Galatzo were telegraphic signals to the invading army.

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  • 2 That is, King Philip's War, the Boston fires of 1676, when Mather's church and home were burned, and 1679, the threatened introduction of Episcopacy, and the general spiritual decay of the country.

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  • Between December 1849 and June 1851 seven " great " fires, destroying in the aggregate property valued at twenty or twenty-five millions of dollars, swept the business district.

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  • Owing to the frequent fires the private buildings of Salzburg are comparatively modern; and the existing houses, lavishly adorned with marble, are, like many of the public buildings, monuments of the gorgeous taste of the archbishops of the 17th and 18th centuries.

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  • The grease is melted over fires kindled at the cavern's mouth, run into earthen pots, and preserved for use in cooking as well as for the lighting of lamps.

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  • The state maintains a Forest Commission whose chief concern' is to control the fires and thereby give value to private holdings.

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  • Being apprehensive that the French centre would tack and pass this gap so as to put him between two fires, he kept a long way off so as to be free to manoeuvre against them if they made the attempt.

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  • In the meantime the French ships, ahead of the leading Dutchman, succeeded in turning to windward and putting part of Evertsen's squadron between two fires.

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  • His principal works were Right Methods of Preventing Fires Mills (1881); Distribution of Products (1885); Industrial Progress of the Nation (1889); Taxation and Work (1892); Science of Nutrition (loth ed., 1898).

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  • These relate to obstructions Hackney and nuisances in streets, fires, places of public resort, hackney carriages and public bathing.

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  • The state makes large appropriations for preventing and extinguishing forest fires, and in 1903 established a department of forestry in the university of Maine.

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  • In July grass fires are of common occurrence, and frequently sweep over a great expanse of country.

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  • Thus the modern Hindu, though using civilized means for lighting his household fires, retains the savage " fire-drill " for obtaining fire by friction of wood when what he considers pure or sacred fire has to be produced for sacrificial purposes; while in Europe into modern times the same primitive process has been kept up in producing the sacred and magical " need-fire," which was lighted to deliver cattle from a murrain.

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  • The minds of the native regiments quartered there were maddened by rumours of the defilement which the new Minie cartridges would entail upon them, and incendiary fires broke out in the lines.

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  • In 1702, 1718 and 1767, it suffered severely from fires; in 1719 was plundered by the Persians; and in 1830 the cholera swept away a large number of its people.

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  • Tierra del Fuego was discovered by Fernando de Magellan in 1520, when he sailed through the strait named after him, and called this region the " Land of Fire," either from now extinct volcanic flames, or from the fires kindled by the natives along parts of his course.

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  • Inigo Jones designed a magnificent new palace for James I., but only the banqueting hall was completed (1622), and this survived several fires, by one of which (1697) nearly the whole of the rest of the palace was destroyed.

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  • He warned his hearers against the fires of concupiscence, anger, ignorance, birth, death, decay and anxiety; and taking each of the senses in order he compared all human sensations to a burning flame which seems to be something it is not, which produces pleasure and pain, but passes rapidly away, and ends only in destruction.3 Accompanied by his new disciples, the Buddha walked on to Rajagaha, the capital of King Bimbisara, who, not unmindful of their former interview, came out to welcome him.

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  • He was revered by the people cleaving to their altars and their fires, and his birthdays were calendared as festivals, on which greetings were sent to him by young and old.

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  • In some primitive holy shrines the bones and ashes of the victims sacrificed were allowed to accumulate, and upon this new fires were kindled.

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  • The lessened ravages of prairie fires have facilitated artificial afforesting, and many cities, in particular, are abundantly and beautifully shaded.

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  • Forest fires have been numerous and exceedingly destructive in Wisconsin; the loss of timber and other property from this cause in 1908 was about $9,000,000.

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  • Wisconsin had several times been visited by disastrous forest fires.

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  • by charter of 1254-1255 granted the burgesses their town at an annual fee farm rent of 26 marks, of which they were acquitted in 1318 and 1327 " on account of the robberies and fires inflicted on them by the Scots."

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  • It is in a letter from Gibraltar to the same hand that we read of his two canes - "a morning and an evening cane" - changed as the gun fires.

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  • In 1535, 1636, 1723 and 1796 Klagenfurt suffered from destructive fires, and in 1690 from the effects of an earthquake.

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  • Though the fires of martyrdom were never lighted in Iceland, the story of the easily accepted Reformation is not altogether Y P g a pleasant one.

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  • The streets are broad, opportunity for improvement having been given by fires in 1844 and 1854; the houses are mostly of wood.

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  • In Lemnos an annual festival of the Cabeiri was held, lasting nine days, during which all the fires were extinguished and fire brought from Delos.

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  • This decree placed the Jansenists between two fires; for although the five propositions only represented one side of Jansen's teaching, it was recognized by both parties that the whole question was to be fought out on this issue.

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  • Save in rare instances, however, they have long ceased to be shifting dunes; for, with the cessation of prairie fires and the increase of settlement, they have become well grassed over and stable; although sand-draws, and even occasional " blow-outs" scooped by the winds in the summits or sides of the hills are still characteristic landmarks.

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  • His pictures are in many public collections: among them are "A Cosy Corner," in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; "At the Inn," in the Union League Club, New York; and "Between two Fires," in the Tate Gallery, London.

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  • Many fires in cotton and woollen mills have been caused thereby.

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  • Latterly the erection of masonry buildings, instead of plank houses, has been insisted on in the central portion of the city, with the result that fires have decreased in number.

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  • His other publications included Pharmacopee universelle (1697), Traite universel des drogues simples (1698), Traite de l'antimoine (1707), together with a number of papers contributed to the French Academy, one of which offered a chemical and physical explanation of underground fires, earthquakes, lightning and thunder.

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  • Of course the sun did not shine, but we had great open wood fires in the rooms, which were all very sweet with roses and other flowers, which were sent to me from distant friends; and fruits of all kinds from California and other places.

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  • Surely not more warmth of the same kind, as more and richer food, larger and more splendid houses, finer and more abundant clothing, more numerous, incessant, and hotter fires, and the like.

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  • We thought it was far south over the woods--we who had run to fires before--barn, shop, or dwelling-house, or all together.

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  • We talked of rude and simple times, when men sat about large fires in cold, bracing weather, with clear heads; and when other dessert failed, we tried our teeth on many a nut which wise squirrels have long since abandoned, for those which have the thickest shells are commonly empty.

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  • In the right stage of the weather a pond fires its evening gun with great regularity.

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  • Fogs and rains and warmer suns are gradually melting the snow; the days have grown sensibly longer; and I see how I shall get through the winter without adding to my wood-pile, for large fires are no longer necessary.

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  • It'll be worse if he fires the bridge.

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  • Soldiers scattered over the whole place were dragging logs and brushwood and were building shelters with merry chatter and laughter; around the fires sat others, dressed and undressed, drying their shirts and leg bands or mending boots or overcoats and crowding round the boilers and porridge cookers.

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  • Fires were lighted and the talk became more audible.

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  • The sound of voices, the tramping feet, the horses' hoofs moving in mud, the crackling of wood fires near and afar, merged into one tremulous rumble.

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  • Over there, where the shouting came from, a fire flared up and went out again, then another, and all along the French line on the hill fires flared up and the shouting grew louder and louder.

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  • Rostov, still looking round toward the fires and the shouts, rode with the sergeant to meet some mounted men who were riding along the line.

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  • Having descended the hill at a trot, he no longer saw either our own or the enemy's fires, but heard the shouting of the French more loudly and distinctly.

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  • Dolgorukov was still insisting that the French had retreated and had only lit fires to deceive us.

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  • The fires and shouting in the enemy's army were occasioned by the fact that while Napoleon's proclamation was being read to the troops the Emperor himself rode round his bivouacs.

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  • The officers were hurriedly drinking tea and breakfasting, the soldiers, munching biscuit and beating a tattoo with their feet to warm themselves, gathering round the fires throwing into the flames the remains of sheds, chairs, tables, wheels, tubs, and everything that they did not want or could not carry away with them.

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  • As soon as an Austrian officer showed himself near a commanding officer's quarters, the regiment began to move: the soldiers ran from the fires, thrust their pipes into their boots, their bags into the carts, got their muskets ready, and formed rank.

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  • Armfeldt says our army is cut in half, and Paulucci says we have got the French army between two fires; Michaud says that the worthlessness of the Drissa camp lies in having the river behind it, and Pfuel says that is what constitutes its strength; Toll proposes one plan, Armfeldt another, and they are all good and all bad, and the advantages of any suggestions can be seen only at the moment of trial.

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  • On two sides black curling clouds of smoke rose and spread from the fires.

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  • He asked whether the Russians had not withdrawn, and was told that the enemy's fires were still in the same places.

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  • Napoleon walked about in front of his tent, looked at the fires and listened to these sounds, and as he was passing a tall guardsman in a shaggy cap, who was standing sentinel before his tent and had drawn himself up like a black pillar at sight of the Emperor, Napoleon stopped in front of him.

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  • Out of the windows of the Senate House the soldiers threw chairs into the Square for fuel and kindled fires there.

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  • In cellars and storerooms similar men were busy among the provisions, and in the yards unlocking or breaking open coach house and stable doors, lighting fires in kitchens and kneading and baking bread with rolled-up sleeves, and cooking; or frightening, amusing, or caressing women and children.

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  • In peacetime it is only necessary to billet troops in the villages of any district and the number of fires in that district immediately increases.

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  • On the fourth day fires broke out on the Zubovski rampart.

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  • He did not then realize the significance of the burning of Moscow, and looked at the fires with horror.

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  • "That will teach them to start fires," said one of the Frenchmen.

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  • With regard to legal matters, immediately after the fires he gave orders to find and execute the incendiaries.

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  • In the twilight saddled horses could be seen, and Cossacks and hussars who had rigged up rough shelters in the glade and were kindling glowing fires in a hollow of the forest where the French could not see the smoke.

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  • They beat the tattoo, called the roll, had supper, and settled down round the fires for the night--some repairing their footgear, some smoking pipes, and some stripping themselves naked to steam the lice out of their shirts.

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  • The snows quench the burning fires, The fires consume the falling snow.

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  • Then they had race riots followed by fires, then floods and great demographic changes caused by immigration.

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  • Produced by smoldering fires, carbon monoxide reduces concentrations of reactive atmospheric chemicals called hydroxyl radicals that remove methane from the air.

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  • Meanwhile, the Israel-Palestine and the Israel-Lebanon problem fires radicalism further, and gives electoral success to Hamas and Hezbollah.

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  • This makes sense, as heathers are known for their ability to regenerate following brush fires.

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  • This is coupled with a gas based fire retardant that is environmentally friendly, to put out fires instantly, without damaging equipment.

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  • Recent rains greatly helped countryside as earlier dry weather had retarded growth and caused many heath fires.

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  • We have stayed here and enjoyed the real fires, great breakfasts, and comfortable room.

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  • Success over the next seven weeks is what fires and finances Irish rugby.

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  • A lizard man fires a gun at a giant scorpion.

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  • The cast fires on all cylinders and is aided by a fine witty script which crackles with pathos.

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  • Fires, deliberately set by local people, sweep through the ground story in the dry season, from February onwards.

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  • Compared to the car fires on Saturday night, the rest of the weekend was fairly sedate.

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  • The concept of hell and its eternal fires seems too severe a punishment for any arbitrary decision.

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  • Log fires, four poster bedrooms, private gardens, fishing, walking, clay pigeon shooting, archery.

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  • Natural forest fires also provide much charred wood, which many birds enjoy sifting through.

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  • Huge fires were going all night and both sides sang carols.

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  • The research experiments have shown that ionization type smoke detectors reacted faster for all research fires than optical type smoke detectors.

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  • The houses had open fires, which were very smoky.

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  • It might have come from the center of the world, this smoke, where the fires of the ages still smolder.

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  • The soot from the open fires would compound the problems of cleaning.

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  • The spaceship pilot then fires his rocket motor for about 80 seconds, reaching Mach 3 in a vertical climb.

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  • On the invasion of Italy there were scores of small craft crossing the straits all with their little fires flickering in the dark.

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  • Test Facility This fires the strobe at the flick of a switch and does not require the strobe to be attached to a camera.

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  • Outside there is a line of 5 open fires where suckling pigs are being slow roasted.

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  • Chalet features include log fires, en suite bedrooms Jacuzzi.

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  • Large areas have been burnt by uncontrolled forest fires and uneven regeneration of the forest renders the park particularly susceptible to any disturbance.

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  • They were instrumental in the ceremonies, tending the altar fires, and offering prayers to Mithra at dawn, noon and dusk.

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  • Waste thinners or gasoline must NOT be used to light fires or assist burning.

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  • Only fragments of them survived the fires of the eventually triumphant Catholic Church.

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  • Yet deep inside me the turmoil caused by this simple gesture roused great fires.

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  • There were two house fires last Saturday night, both attributed to leaving candles unguarded for the Indian festival of Diwali.

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  • These include working at heights near open water or around unguarded machinery or fires.

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  • Examples of these included patients ' drying their clothes in front of the fire, smoking in bed, young children and unguarded fires.

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  • In Britain the Boy Scouts took on folk ideas: camping, building fires, whittling sticks.

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  • A table is also presented which lists the most significant single fires in urban / rural wildfire disasters of Australia and California.

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  • Optical Optical alarms are more effective at detecting slow-burning fires, like overheated electrical wiring.

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  • Old experiences may have but little fire in their ashes, tho often in their ashes live their wonted fires.

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  • The children did not understand the magnitude of the fires, so an adult had to explain how important it was to be prepared to leave home quickly.

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  • This can help to avoid fires and injuries.

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  • A semi-automatic holds more bullets and fires easily but tends to jam more often than the revolver, which is simpler in nature, holds fewer bullets, and does not jam (as long as it is in good shape).

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  • I found out how important an emergency plan is due to the unprecedented fires we recently had here in California.

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  • Luckily for us, the fires were located miles away from our home, so we weren't in any immediate danger, but the situation could have changed very quickly with those strong winds.

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  • They are surprised to learn that in fact, the use of the sun for household heating and lighting fires goes back to the Greeks and Romans.

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  • There are two major causes of natural pollution: smoke from forest fires, and the dust carried by the wind.

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  • Air pollution can be difficult to monitor because it comes from so many different sources, including factories, cars and trucks, fires, and spreading dust or chemicals.

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  • The use of ash from fires and crushed berries and fruits for color created outlines of animals and birds are still visible in archeological discoveries around the world.

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  • The camera's flash exposure lock button, which fires a test flash before the actual exposure, is the final step in getting the perfect exposure setting for every image.

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  • Your therapist may suggest some things that you can due to cool the angry fires simmering in your mind such as taking a time out or using relaxation techniques such as yoga and meditation.

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  • They created fire extinguisher foam from the soybean which was quite effective at putting out gasoline and oil fires.

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  • "Mark was supposed to watching out for fires.

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  • Burns: Children of smokers are far more likely to suffer burns from random accidents as well as house fires.

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  • Courses in building design for homeland security teach these professionals about designing buildings to withstand blasts, fires and other threats.

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  • In the last week we have lived through the largest fires in the history of California.

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