Firmly Sentence Examples

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  • She shut the door firmly and walked away.

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  • His fingers closed around her arm and he firmly pulled her back.

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  • She swung her legs around and firmly planted her feet on the ground before accepting the hand he offered.

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  • He had by that statement firmly established his position for the future.

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  • He pushed off once again, committed firmly to the pursuit.

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  • Dark splotches hindered her vision and she paused, planting a hand firmly on the counter for support.

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  • When Janet told him she was going to home-school Martha, Weller suggested rather firmly it might be a good idea if Martha went back to a more formal setting.

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  • Jenn closed the door firmly and drew a deep breath before facing her awaiting surveillance team.

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  • Katie dashed off and was back seconds later, frantically pushing it firmly into place.

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  • He came out from behind the chairs, clasped his partner's hand firmly, threw back his head, and advanced his foot, waiting for the beat.

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  • She gripped his chin firmly and lifted it to what light was in the hut.

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  • He shook his head firmly.

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  • He planted his feet firmly and made ready to spring.

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  • A strong hand gripped her arm, gently but firmly pulling her out onto the open area on the verandah.

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  • He established himself firmly in Tyre (refusing admission to Guy, the king of Jerusalem); and from it he both sent appeals for aid to Europe - which largely contributed to cause the Third Crusade - and despatched reinforcements to the crusaders, who, from 1188 onwards, were engaged in the siege of Acre.

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  • He kept one hand, in which he clasped his tobacco pouch, inside the bosom of his dressing gown and held the stem of his pipe firmly with the other.

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  • She planted her hands firmly on his desk and met his gaze with surprising composure.

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  • One of Natalie's fingers twisted a curly blond lock while the other hand held a thumb firmly in her mouth.

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  • An attempt made by his uncles to dislodge him proved unsuccessful, and no sooner was the young sovereign firmly settled than he began to meditate an extension of his own dominions.

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  • The first arrow planted itself firmly in the rump of Sirian's spirited grey.

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  • Local sentiment was firmly against complete consolidation.

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  • Pierre tried several times to speak, but, on one hand, Prince Vasili did not let him and, on the other, Pierre himself feared to begin to speak in the tone of decided refusal and disagreement in which he had firmly resolved to answer his father-in-law.

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  • On returning home Petya announced resolutely and firmly that if he was not allowed to enter the service he would run away.

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  • Her first glance at Nicholas' face told her that he had only come to fulfill the demands of politeness, and she firmly resolved to maintain the tone in which he addressed her.

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  • Natasha declared of the very affairs in the immense importance of which she firmly believed.

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  • But when truth conquered, theology established itself just as firmly on the new foundation.

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  • The latter was holding firmly on Coni Zugna and the Passo di Buole, and neither here nor on Pasubio could the repeated attacks of the Austrian right make any impression.

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  • Conrad thought that his line in the east was firmly held.

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  • Gradually, however, the exception of villenage became firmly settled.

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  • It may be said to be a process of unification, whereby the centres of volition, consciousness and active memory are systematically shifted upwards from the lower to the higher "principles" until they have become firmly established in the "Buddhi," or "sixth principle."

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  • He adhered firmly to the Augustinian doctrine of Predestination, and on the 30th of May 1703 he was arrested at Brussels at the instance of the archbishop of Malines, and ordered to subscribe the condemnation of the five sentences of Jansen.

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  • It is not to be understood as marking the introduction into the principalities of the Greek element, which had already established itself firmly in both provinces, to both of which Greek princes had been appointed before the 18th century.

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  • To-day the recognition of the earliest fossil-bearing rocks, below the Llandeilo formation of Murchison, as belonging to the Cambrian system, and the threefold subdivision of the system according to palaeontological evidence, may be regarded as firmly established.

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  • Next day the reserves arrived, and the line was firmly established.

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  • They established themselves firmly in their reserve lines, and repulsed another attack, the last, on Christmas Day.

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  • Though the Brahman, who by this time had firmly secured his supremacy over the kshatriya, or noble, in matters spiritual as well as in legislative and administrative functions, would naturally be the prime mover in this regulation of the social 4 Thus, in Berar," there is a strong non-Aryan leaven in the dregs of the agricultural class, derived from the primitive races which have gradually melted down into settled life, and thus become fused with the general community, while these same races are still distinct tribes in the wild tracts of hill and jungle."Sir Alfred C. Lyall, As.

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  • Not even a dispensation obtained by some means from the imperial chancery, not even the power of the Church could avail to break the chain of servitude."It can hardly be gainsaid that these artificial arrangements bear a very striking analogy to those of the Indian caste-system; and if these class restrictions were comparatively short-lived on Italian ground, it was not perhaps so much that so strange a plant found there an ethnic soil less congenial to its permanent growth, but because it was not allowed sufficient time to become firmly rooted; for already great political events were impending which within a few decades were to lay the mighty empire in ruins.

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  • Touched by Italian influences, enriched and fortified by the new learning, Spanish genius walked firmly forward on its own path.

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  • Himself not a political partisan, he held the two natural parties apart, and prevented party contest, until the government had become too firmly established to be shaken by them.

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  • The rich low-lying lands of Morganwg and Gwent were thus firmly occupied, nor were they ever permanently recovered by the Welsh princes; and such natives as remained were kept in subjection by the almost impregnable fortresses of stone erected at Caerphilly, Cardiff, Cowbridge, Neath, Kidwelly and other places.

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  • With the Tudor dynasty firmly seated on the throne, a number of constitutional changes intended to place Welsh subjects on a complete social and political equality with Englishmen have to be recorded.

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  • To diminish the number of the privileged was impossible, but false claims to exemption were firmly resisted, and the unjust direct taxation was lightened by an increase of the indirect taxes, from which the privileged could not escape.

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  • On the near side of the staple was a vertical pillar, termed the arbor, the lower end of which was inserted into the staple at the top of the shoulder - the upper end passing through a top-plate, which being screwed on to the upper part of the staple held it firmly.

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  • The column rules were made tapering towards the feet of the type, and the type was securely locked in on these beds so that it could be held firmly in the required position to form a complete circle, thus allowing the cylinder to revolve at a greater speed than Applegath's, which was polygonal.

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  • This must be carefully done so as to make them stand squarely and firmly on their Lase, in order that they may not rock and give a slur in printing.

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  • In 1672 Saint-Mars proposes - the significance of this action is discussed later - to allow Dauger to act as "valet" to Lauzun; Louvois firmly refuses, but in 1675 allows him to be employed as valet to Fouquet, and he impresses upon Saint-Mars the importance of nobody learning about Dauger's "past."

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  • In the early part of the 113th century the Ahoms or Ahams, from northern Burma and the Chinese frontiers, poured into the eastern districts of Assam, founded a kingdom, and held it firmly for several centuries.

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  • The Scottish hierarchy, by this time corrupt and even profligate, saw the twofold danger and met it firmly.

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  • He held aloof till the empress Anne was firmly established on the throne as autocrat.

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  • The former generally consists of a hard and compact mass of rounded, scratched and sometimes polished stones firmly embedded in a powder of crushed rock.

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  • Christianity was by this time firmly established throughout most of Sweden, its chief strength being in Vestergotland.

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  • At his death in 338, imfnediately before the final catastrophe, the empire to all appearances was more powerful and more firmly established than it had been since the days of Xerxes.

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  • Shortly afterwards he returned, firmly established his power, and extended the Khwarizm Empire as far as Jand on the Sihun.

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  • The skull has a remarkably narrow and pointed muzzle and much inflated auditory bullae; while the two halves of the lower jaw are firmly welded together at their junction, thus effectually preventing the scissor-like action of the lower incisors distinctive of Macropus and its immediate allies.

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  • The long vault has a certain keynote of its own, which, when firmly struck, excites harmonics, including tones of incredible depth and sweetness.

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  • Zeus being firmly seated on his throne as the result of the slaying of the dragon by Orestes, the theological significance of the myth is forgotten, and the identifications Zeus-Agamemnon and GaiaClytaemnestra are abandoned.

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  • For many years the entire product seems to have been disposed of in the neighbourhood, but about 1809 the goods began to find more distant markets, and by 1825 the industry was firmly established on a prosperous XII.

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  • The Celts had firmly' established themselves by the 7th century B.C. and we know not how long before, the Bituriges (whose name survives in Berri) being the dominant tribe.

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  • The first Turkish position was broken through in one place, but progress was arrested by flanking machine-gun fire and counterstrokes, and everywhere the Turks held their third position firmly.

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  • For after the death of himself and of his wives Buddhism gradually decayed, and was subjected by succeeding kings to cruel persecutions; and it was not till more than half a century afterwards, under King Kir Song de Tsan, who reigned 740-786, that true religion is acknowledged by the ecclesiastical historians to have become firmly established in the land.

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  • Prolonged negotiations ensued, and an attempt was made to establish a constitutional system which, while satisfying the claims of the Bohemians, would yet have firmly connected them with the other lands ruled by the house of Habsburg.

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  • The deposited copper should be firmly adherent and bright rosy red in colour.

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  • Several appeals, however, made to Catesby to allow warning to be given to certain individuals were firmly rejected.

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  • This spirited policy restored the waning prestige of the Hat party and firmly established their anti-Muscovite system.

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  • But to him belongs the merit of having, most probably without knowing what had already been done, enunciated a complete account of its theory, and of thus having firmly established it as a means by which the chemical constituents of celestial bodies can be discovered through the comparison of their spectra with those of the various elements that exist on this earth.

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  • Soon after that prince had firmly established his power as nominal guardian and protector of his nephew Gian Galeazzo but really as usurping ruler of the state, he revived a project previously mooted for the erection of an equestrian monument in honour of the founder of his house's greatness, Francesco Sforza, and consulted Lorenzo dei Medici on the choice of an artist.

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  • The tempera vehicle, perhaps including new experimental ingredients, did not long hold firmly to its plaster ground, nor that to the wall.

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  • He looks too old for his years, but quite unbroken; the character of a veteran sage has fully imprinted itself on his countenance; the features are grand, clear and deeply lined, the mouth firmly set and almost stern, the eyes strong and intent beneath their bushy eyebrows, the hair flows untrimmed over his shoulders and commingles with a majestic beard.

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  • By means of the stinging nettle-cells or nematocysts with which the tentacles are thickly covered, living organisms of various kinds are firmly held and at the same time paralysed or killed, and by means of longitudinal muscular fibrils formed from the cells of the ectoderm the tentacles are contracted and convey the food to the mouth.

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  • Though the ranks of the priesthood were for ever firmly closed against intruders, a man of lay birth, a Kshatriya or Vaisya, whose mind revolted against the orthodox creed, and whose heart was stirred by mingled zeal and ambition, might find through these irregular orders an entrance to the career of a religious teacher and reformer.

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  • Towards the morning he asked whether any one had any doubt about the Buddha, the law or the society; if so, he would clear them up. No one answered, and Ananda expressed his surprise that amongst so many none should doubt, and all be firmly attached to the law.

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  • To Sir George was also due the first attempt, missionary effort apart, to educate the Kaffirs and to establish British authority firmly among them, a result which the self-destruction of the Amaxosa rendered easy.

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  • The division of the colonists into those who favoured the Boer states and those firmly attached to the British connexion was reflected, to the detriment of the public weal, in the parties in the Cape parliament.

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  • The coupling is effected by firmly clamping the ends of the beams upon the top and bottom respectively of a loop of watch - spring, which is tightly stretched round the casting carrying the pan, as is shown in the end view in fig.

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  • This rod is continued upwards by a pair of thin nickel bands which are led right and left over two horizontal cylinders, round which they partly wrap, and to which they are firmly 'attached.

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  • The lower ends of these bands pass round the under side of the end portions of the cylinders, wrapping close round them, and are firmly attached to them.

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  • In some corals the septa are solid imperforate plates of calcite, and their peripheral ends are either firmly welded together, or are united by interstitial pieces so as to form imperforate theca.

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  • During the Carolingian epoch the custom grew up of granting these as regular heritable fiefs or benefices, and by the 10th century, before the great Cluniac reform, the system was firmly established.

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  • But it was not till after the Mussulman power was firmly established in northern India that the Mahommedan sovereigns of Delhi attempted the conquest of the south.

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  • An entirely different meaning ("sponger") became attached to the word from the character introduced into the Middle and New Comedy, first by Alexis, and firmly established by Diphilus.

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  • It is by means of the hypostome that ticks pierce the integument and firmly adhere to the host whose blood they suck for food.

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  • In the Ixodidae the capitulum is not overlapped by a forward extension of the dorsal area, which is smooth and firmly chitinized either in front or all over; the palpi are usually modified, that is to say, their second and third segments are usually excavated internally to form a sheath for the hypostome; there is a distinct sucker beneath the claws and the difference between the sexes is well marked, the males having the dorsal integument thickly and continuously chitinized, whereas in the females only its anterior portion bears a chitinous plate, the rest of the integument being soft to admit of its distension by the blood which is imbibed in quantity by members of this sex.

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  • Governor Walker stood firmly against this iniquitous scheme; he saw that slavery was, otherwise, doomed, but he thought Kansas could be saved to the Democratic party though lost to slavery.

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  • There was never any serious danger, but the fact that under the new rgime baronial rebellion was possible, despite of all Williams advantages over other feudal kings, and despite of the fact that the rebels were hardly yet settled firmly into their new estates, had a sinister import for the future of England.

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  • The people called it the shameful peace of Northampton, and firmly believed that he had been bribed by the Scots.

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  • The king seemed firmly seated on his throneso much so that in 1395 he had found leisure for a long expedition to Ireland, which none of his ancestors had visited since King Rkhard John.

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  • But when the earl changed his politics and f6ught on the Lancastrian side at St Albans in 1455, the baron at once became a strenuous adherent of the duke, adhered firmly to the white rose and died by the axe for its cause.

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  • Such was the body which firmly grasped the control over every branch of the administration.

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  • The statesmen by whom it was established and continued saw in Russia a power which, unless firmly kept within bounds, would dominate Europe; more particularly that it would undermine and supersede British authority in the East.

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  • He well knew that concerted action of the powers was impossible,, as the English government had firmly resolved not to meddle with French affairs.

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  • Weary of revolution, men sought no more than to be wisely and firmly governed.

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  • The ovary adheres firmly to the seed in the interior, so that on examining a longitudinal section of the grain by the microscope the outer layer is seen to consist of epidermal cells, of which the uppermost are prolonged into short hairs to cover the apex of the grain.

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  • This has since been the headquarters of the congregation, and here Mechithar died in 1749, leaving his institute firmly established.

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  • Hume concedes that a compact is the natural means of peace fully instituting a new government, and may therefore be properly regarded as the ground of allegiance to it at the outset; but he urges that, when once it is firmly established the duty of obeying it rests on precisely the same combination of private and general interests as the duty of keeping promises; it is therefore absurd to base the former on the latter.

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  • It was about this time that the Milesian kingdom of Tara was firmly established.

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  • The wall was formed of long stout poles placed in a circle close to one another, with their ends fixed firmly in the ground.

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  • The spaces between were closed in with rods (usually hazel) firmly interwoven.

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  • On the coast from Bray to Dundalk, and by the navigable rivers of the east and south coasts, the Norman put his iron foot firmly down.

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  • Conrad then travelled through his dominions, received tribute from tribes dwelling east of Saxony, and by his journey "bound the kingdom most firmly in the bond of peace, and the kingly protection."

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  • The Arabs had established themselves firmly on the coast, and thence made continual slave-raids into the interior, penetrating later to the Congo.

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  • No longer firmly rooted in the soil, the monarchy was helpless before local powers which confronted it, seized upon the land, and cut off connection between throne and people.

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  • France had not escaped any of these conflicts; but Philip the Fair was the initiator or the instrument (it is difficult to say which) who was to put an end to both imperial and theocratic dreams, and to the international crusades; who was to remove the political axis from the centre of Europe, mueh to the benefit of the western monarchies, now definitely emancipated from the feudal yoke and firmly organized against both the Church and the barons.

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  • Instead of reducing the southern provinces of France, the Spaniards were driven from the strong fortresses that guarded the Pyrenees, and the French advanced almost to the Ebro; and at the same time the British were utilizing the war to extend their colonial power and were establishing more firmly that maritime supremacy which the Spanish government had been struggling for almost a century to overthrow.

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  • Although no obstinate adherent of antiquated forms and prejudices, he firmly upheld the fundamental truths of Christianity.

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  • Mr Chamberlain had a very difficult part to play, in a situation dominated by suspicion on both sides, and while he firmly insisted on the rights of Great Britain and of British subjects in the Transvaal, he was the continual object of Radical criticism at home.

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  • The shaft gradually tapers below and is firmly welded to the radius.

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  • He was already an elderly man, with a firmly established reputation, when he became a bishop. As an ecclesiastical statesman he showed the same fiery zeal and versatility of which he had given proof in his academical career; but the general tendency of modern writers has been to exaggerate his political and ecclesiastical services, and to neglect his performances as a scientist and scholar.

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  • In 1834 the independent power of the Kurds in Armenia was greatly curtailed; and risings under Bedr Khan Bey in 1843, and Sheik Obeidullah in 1880, were firmly suppressed.

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  • The object can be held firmly on the stage plate B by cramps C. On the lower side of the stage plate are the condenser and the diaphragms, and the illuminating mirror J is held by a rod D fixed to the stage plate.

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  • The emperor's power seemed more firmly established than ever, when suddenly the news reached him that Parma, a stronghold of the imperial authority in the north, had been surprised, while the garrison was off its guard, by the Guelphs.

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  • To secure his position he at once entered into relation with the Normans, now firmly established in southern Italy, and later in the year the new alliance was cemented at Melfi, where Nicholas II., accompanied by Hildebrand, Cardinal Humbert and the abbot Desiderius of Monte Cassino, solemnly invested Robert Guiscard with the duchies of Apulia, Calabria and Sicily, and Richard of Aversa with the principality of Capua, in return for 'oaths of fealty and the promise of assistance in guarding the rights of the Church.

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  • Firmly seated on his throne, Nicholas proceeded to fill up the gaps in his education by studying the condition of his empire.

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  • He groaned and pulled her firmly against his body, his kiss becoming passionate.

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  • I assume you know the terms, since it was sealed with your power, past-Death said firmly.

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  • We cleared Naturals out of the area within five miles of you, Gerry said firmly.

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  • Spots at this time were made from small circular pieces of black plaster which were firmly affixed to the cloth.

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  • Their lives were still firmly aground on the mud of the Greek culture in which they had been brought up.

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  • The female louse lays around 6 eggs a day, firmly attached to the hair shaft close to the scalp.

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  • He is also a proud man who firmly believes he can engineer happiness for his family by sheltering them from his own emotions.

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  • Tony's musical roots, however, are firmly in traditional bluegrass.

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  • There is no former owner's bookplate inside, no writing inside, and all pages are firmly attached to the very solid spine.

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  • Lack of demand at these price levels has applied the brakes firmly to property asking prices.

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  • Always use a proper candleholder and make sure the candle fits firmly inside it.

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  • The guide cannula will be held firmly in place using dental cement and protected by a stainless steel ring.

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  • By the event of the first great cataclysm, Atlantis was firmly established in many areas of the Earth.

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  • The regional caudillos remained firmly in control, and what Mexico had in the way of'state institutions' were concentrated still in Mexico City.

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  • Yet Bev's dry, sometimes caustic sense of humor remains firmly in place.

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  • The heading to the next chapter would then appear on the paper, a line being drawn firmly underneath it.

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  • On the one hand the ruling coalition is firmly committed to economic reforms.

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  • The Treaty parties remain firmly committed to a system that is still effective in protecting their essential Antarctic interests.

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  • He believes that the irreducible complexity of cellular structures point firmly to them having been designed.

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  • In the first, firmly bonded surface contaminants are removed using a clay bar and a lubricant.

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  • I am firmly convinced that the union of the two nations will considerably raise the standard of living of both parts.

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  • This firmly positions gun criminality as a specific area of investigation and strategic development.

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  • The top scales fall away, giving the impression of severe dandruff, whilst the bottom scales remain firmly attached to the scalp.

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  • A state sponsoring such a threat will doubtless go to enormous lengths to ensure that plausible deniability is firmly in place.

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  • This book is firmly theological, warmly devotional, and eminently practical.

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  • In polyesters, permanent dipole permanent dipole interactions can also occur, which holds the polymer chains together more firmly.

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  • The use of these tissues should be firmly discouraged.

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  • Despite the hunting ban, they're firmly looking at a relegation dogfight.

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  • With extracellular domains of the integrins linked to matrix proteins, a cell is firmly attached to the external matrix.

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  • We are honored that their contributions will now be firmly embedded in the history of the Trust.

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  • Also make sure that the wood is firmly fixed so that it does n't judder as the saw is used.

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  • Omneya Abdel Kawy against Alison Waters, two former top class juniors now firmly established at the top of the women's game.

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  • This time, however, flex the knee of the rear leg, whilst still keeping the heel pressed firmly on to the floor.

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  • The government must firmly tackle the laggards " [Spokes 73] .

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  • Sony is setting its sites firmly on the business market with the release of the VAIO TX Series, its latest ultraportable laptop.

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  • He also firmly rejected liberalism, including liberty of cult and expression, and rejected any unqualified belief in progress (77-80 ).

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  • Most of his work is firmly set in his native county and combines melodrama with earthly realism.

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  • With Hilliard, the portrait miniature became firmly established in English culture.

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  • Many of their applications utilize the ability of these particles to stay firmly attached to oil-water interfaces, thus forming particle monolayers.

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  • The global non-proliferation norm has been firmly established - and it has been reaffirmed in your last two review conferences.

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  • Unlike with creeping thistle, the feathery pappus is attached firmly to the seed.

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  • Firmly established as a breed in Lincolnshire by the 1750s, it can justly claim parentage of every improved Longwool type in the world.

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  • Cytology has now become firmly established in the field of cellular pathology with the Society in the forefront of developments in the United Kingdom.

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  • Sprinkle and press the crushed peppercorns firmly over both sides of each steak.

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  • The pontoon thus firmly founded, the dredging gear would work from a stable platform.

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  • Firmly pressed against mother's promiscuity is square to its start to take.

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  • This ' naive realist ' view places the authority of science firmly in the techniques involved in the method of inquiry itself.

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  • But if they do not, your attempts elsewhere may be firmly rebuffed.

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  • Chalemie's version is firmly routed in this comic tradition.

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  • The pin itself, where the belt clip is attached, is firmly sewn inside the leather.

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  • They do not grow on the skin, rather they stay firmly attached to the underlying joint or tendon sheath.

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  • Rather than taking a neutral stance, Thames Valley Police have come down firmly on the side of the university.

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  • Ladders & Scaffolds · make sure stepladders are completely opened and positioned with all four legs firmly stabilized and supported.

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  • Special Information for Snowboarders The front leg must be firmly tethered to the board by a safety strap.

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  • I put my foot down firmly on the pedal and pushed the throttles forward.

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  • The mount rests firmly on a large, adjustable aluminum tripod with accessory tray.

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  • A foundation that was firmly underpinned by its geology collections.

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  • Finally, Anastasia is firmly attached to the rotating bondage rack, where she is given the violet wand treatment of her life.

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  • Social care practice in this domain in the UK is firmly wedded, in principle at least, to developing evidence-based services.

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  • Examples might be shrink wrapping or plastic sheeting firmly covering the package or packages.

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  • He was, however, zealous in firmly establishing the political power of the Holy See; he made it unquestionably supreme in Italy; he successfully restored the papal power in France; and he secured a prominent place in the history of culture.

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  • Two pins q, r, with spiral springs coiled round them, pass loosely through holes in the forks k, 1, and keep the bearings of the heads in and n firmly pressed against the ends of the micrometer box.

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  • Seven years later (1580), when the new colony had been firmly established, Juan de Garay proceeded southwards, and made the third attempt to build a city on the site of Buenos Aires; and despite the determined hostility of the Querendi Indians he succeeded in finally gaining a complete mastery over them.

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  • At the close of the nth century the system of feudal states had been firmly established in the Netherlands under stable dynasties hereditary or episcopal, and, despite the The continual wars between them, civilization had begun to crusades.

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  • Hence, when opportunity offered firmly to establish Italian predominance in the central Mediterranean by an occupation of Tunisia, they found themselves deprived of those confidential relations with the central powers, and even with Great Britain, which might have enabled them to use the opportunity to full advantage.

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  • They were, moreover, a race skilful in flattery, given to the study of eloquence, so that the very boys were orators, a race altogether unbridled unless held firmly down by the yoke of justice.

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  • A small space is left between the end of one rail and that of the next, in order to allow for expansion in hot weather, and at the joint the two are firmly braced together by a pair of fish-plates (fig.ri).

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  • It would almost have come to a rupture, since both parties held firmly to their standpoint, had not a new persecution arisen under the emperor Valerian, which threw all internal quarrels into the background in face of the common danger.

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  • But the age of the ghetto (q.v.) had set in too firmly for immediate amelioration to be possible.

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  • All this we can now perceive to have no relation to history, but at the time it may have made the subjugation of the Roman less bitter to feel that he was not after all bowing down before a race of barbarian upstarts, but that his Amal sovereign was as firmly rooted in classical antiquity as any Julius or Claudius who ever wore the purple.

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  • A seed of " Sea Island cotton " is covered with long hairs only, which are readily pulled off, leaving the comparatively small black seed quite clean or with only a slight fuzz at the end, whereas a seed of " Upland " or ordinary American cotton bears both long and short hairs; the former are fairly easily detached (less easily, however, than in Sea Island cotton), whilst the latter adhere very firmly, so that when the long hairs are pulled off the seed remains completely covered with a short fuzz.

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  • At a banquet given in honour of the German emperor's birthday in Pretoria in January 1895, Kruger referred in glowing terms to the friendship of Germany for the Transvaal, which in the future was to be more firmly established than ever.

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  • Escoiquiz was far too firmly convinced of his ingenuity and merits to conceal the delusions and follies of himself and his associates.

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  • Holding firmly to the principle, voi16wv cb'cr c 197Tpoi., he did not allow himself to remain inactive in the presence of disease; he was not a merely " expectant " physician; as Sydenham puts it, his practice was " the support of enfeebled and the coercion of outrageous nature."

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  • When Titus Oates began his pretended revelations in 1678 Sacheverell was among those who most firmly believed in the existence of a Popish plot.

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  • After about a second from the time of the final release of the beam, the forceps E again close and the hanger D is held firmly in its new position.

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  • Richmond, though no longer of paramount importance, was no less firmly held than Petersburg, and along the whole long line fighting went on with little interruption.

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  • Waagen's law of mutation, or the appearance of new parts or organs so gradually that they can be perceived only by following them through successive geologic time stages, appears to be directly contradictory to the saltation principle; it is certainly one of the most firmly established principles of palaeontology, and it constitutes the contribution par excellence of this branch of zoology to the law of evolution, since it is obvious that it could not possibly have been deduced from comparison of living animals but only through the long perspective gained by comparison of animals succeeding each other in time.

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  • His chief idea was to revive the world-dominion of the popedom, but first to secure the independence and prestige of the Holy See on the basis of a firmly established and independent territorial sovereignty.

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  • The demand was politely but firmly refused, and Bismarck, judging that the moment had come for applying the match to the powder magazine, published an edited version of the telegram from the king describing the episode, a version which without the addition of a single word turned the refusal into an insult.

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  • He firmly believed, however, in the lawfulness of his claims; and although his father had recognized the Pragmatic Sanction, whereby the hereditary dominions of Charles VI.

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  • The surfaces of the cylinders are roughened with a sand blast to increase the areas and make the deposited metals adhere more firmly.

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  • Florus and Eutropius abridged him; Orosius extracted from him his proofs of the sinful blindness of the pagan world; and in every school Livy was firmly established as a textbook for the Roman youth.

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  • His dauntless courage, his perseverance, and his earnestness at length prevailed, and he had the satisfaction, before he died, of seeing his favourite system of church polity firmly established, not only at Geneva, but in other parts of Switzerland, and of knowing that it had been adopted substantially by the Reformers in France and Scotland.

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  • After the Athenian debacle, the Segestans turned to Carthage; but when Hannibal in 409 B.C. firmly established the Carthaginian power in western Sicily, Segesta sank to the position of a dependent ally, and was indeed besieged by Dionysius in 397, being at last relieved by Himilco.

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  • The squares are cut out, so that the men stand in them firmly.

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  • Mortemart, Hippolyte's friend, addressed him firmly.

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  • Problem is some of the black adhesive from the vinyl tiles is stuck firmly onto the quarry tiles.

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  • Unfortunately the prospect of selling virtual West Cornwall holidays lies firmly in the realm of science fiction.

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  • I replaced this adjustable bracket with a fixed bracket that firmly anchored the back of the seat in its rearward position.

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  • Chalemie 's version is firmly routed in this comic tradition.

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  • We rested that night in a sandy cove, the boat firmly secured to a rocky outcrop.

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  • Doors must be shut firmly behind them to prevent anyone gaining unauthorized access to an area.

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  • Hook seems to have been firmly in the ' sphere of influence ' of Selby Abbey.

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  • Ladders & Scaffolds · Make sure stepladders are completely opened and positioned with all four legs firmly stabilized and supported.

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  • Gently but firmly push the suppository into the rectum, pointed end first.

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  • This windscreen plunges down to the bonnet meeting the wide grille with the Citroen emblem firmly embalmed which those lovely teardrop light clusters flank.

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  • Brazil " firmly " rejected the idea that multilateral disarmament and nonproliferation treaties could be based " solely on verification ".

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  • If your rabbit urinates on the floor, say " No " firmly but without shouting and gently put your bunny in his tray.

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  • Press the timber firmly against the wall and wiggle about to push the lines of adhesive flat against the wall.

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  • The St George 's cross has now been firmly wrested away from the far right.

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  • If she continues to get out of her crib, lead her gently but firmly back to her bed and tell her she must stay there till the morning.

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  • If you have a baby handy, you can place his little foot on a stamp pad, and then place his foot firmly on the card.

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  • He, along with many of his colleagues, firmly believes that time spent guiding a baby through the usage of a computer is very beneficial.

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  • Self-fasteners allow the swaddle's "wings" to stay firmly in place, and this preemie swaddle wrap will adjust as your baby grows.

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  • Likewise, the clip itself should be able to firmly attach to the child's clothing without coming loose if pulled or tugged by a baby or toddler and should be large enough that if it were to come loose, the child would not choke on it.

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  • The high chair should rest firmly on the floor.

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  • Then, once you have ensured that the battery exhaust tube is open and serviceable, firmly replace the battery caps and test the battery with either a hydrometer or voltmeter.

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  • If you see him squat or spray, take him firmly to the litter box and set him in it.

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  • Put them around the room the tree is in, and when you see your cat going near the tree, say "NO" firmly and loud enough for your cat to hear.

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  • Push the stuffing (and a little catnip if you are using it) firmly into the shape.

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  • Put safety first by making sure that all ribbons and embellishments are firmly attached and are large enough that your cat cannot swallow them.

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  • To obtain the most juice from this citrus fruit, make sure it is stored at room temperature, and roll it firmly over a hard surface prior to cutting it in half.

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  • With a prepaid debit card, the spending limit is firmly established.

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  • This allows the user to sit with her back pressed firmly up against the surface of the chair, with all areas of the back supported.

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  • To activate the filter change indicator, press firmly on the right side of the white oval on top of the filter.

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  • Once you are confident the frame is in place, press it firmly to the surface of the mirror to place it permanently.

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  • Actually, once the border is up and glued firmly in place, why not relax and admire your handiwork.

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  • I firmly believe it is never the product, only the tool.

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  • Lush Cosmetics are firmly against testing products on animals, working to prevent the cruel and unnecessary treatment of animals for the sake of beauty.

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  • Place the bottom of the brush handle on a hard surface, such as a vanity or bathroom counter, and tap down firmly once or twice.

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  • Frankly, even I, beauty obsession firmly intact, could do with something like that.

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  • Be sure to cover the whole area with aluminum foil that is firmly taped down.

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  • It holds your camera securely and firmly while allowing for adjustments.

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  • Be that as it may, scientists recently discovered 4,000-year-old noodles in China, which firmly cements China as the originator of the noodle.

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  • Place the straws on a cookie sheet that has parchment paper on it and press the ends of the straws firmly onto the parchment so they don't unwind as they bake.

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  • Just press the paper backing firmly onto your embellishment, then peel it off.

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  • Put a sheet of scrap paper over your design, then run over it with a brayer, two or three times, to help the powder stick more firmly.

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  • These types of lifts are great for beginners and children since there is nothing other than stepping on it and holding firmly to the grip until you get off.

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  • You can even go outside and meditate while focusing on a tree, thinking about its roots firmly planted in the earth and its branches reaching to new heights.

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  • She is firmly dedicated to making herself ridiculous for your amusement.

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  • If you're not quite daring enough to buy that super short dress or your parents firmly say no, then you can always add some interesting accessories to make your outfit stand out.

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  • Loosen the husks from the top of the corn, leaving them firmly attached at the base.

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  • Line up the stamp with the paper, and then press it down firmly.

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  • However, most altered images of Hollywood's finest are done with the photographer or editor's tongue planted firmly in his cheek.

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  • No Patrick Swayze biography would be complete without the two roles that placed him firmly on the A-list in Hollywood.

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  • First, to check the binding, make sure the book cover is firmly attached.

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  • To do this, hold the paw firmly and push on the pad to extend the nail.

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  • So, if your dog is not used to having his nails trimmed or is frightened, simply begin slowly and hold his toes firmly for 15-30 seconds during practice sessions.

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  • For example, if your pet was jumping on you or a guest, firmly force your dog into the sitting position and hold him there for a moment until he relaxes.

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  • Gently but firmly remove as much wax and dirt as possible.

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  • The best way to correct your dog is to catch him in the act and yell "NO" very loudly and firmly.

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  • However, I firmly believe euthanasia should always be a last resort, not a first solution.

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  • Attach to the plywood by drilling two screws on each end of the lumber so it is firmly secured.

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  • It roots firmly, by means of strong woody fibres, and prefers peaty soil mingled with shale or rough gravel, and shady humid positions, such as are afforded by a high rock garden with a north aspect, or by the shelter of a north wall.

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  • The midrib is prolonged into a stout wiry tendril, which holds on firmly to anything it once clasps.

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  • It is self-supporting, and will attach itself firmly and climb to the tops of high walls-a useful quality.

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  • Place one plant in each pocket and add as much soil as you need to gently but firmly plant the strawberries in each pocket.

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  • Place your asparagus crowns in the furrows about two feet apart and cover with two to three inches of soil pressed firmly around the plants.

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  • Fill in the hole with soil and press down firmly around the root area to remove air pockets.

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  • Along the way, the author also offers suggestions for examining the braces and making sure the bridge is firmly attached.

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  • The pressure from the roller will help to ensure that the tile is firmly attached to the subfloor.

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  • Position drywall tape along the seam and press firmly so that the tape sinks into the compound.

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  • Click in the second row by sliding the tongue into the groove and firmly pressing them together until the second row lies flat.

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  • Depending on the age of the tiles, this glue could come up quickly with little residue, or it could be hard and firmly cemented to the substrate.

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  • Place the clip with the bend in the "L" at the front edge of the gutter and mold the clip around the screen and gutter by pressing down firmly with your fingertips.

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  • This holds the end of the bracelet firmly while the knotting takes place and this stops the bracelet from twisting or being pulled out of shape.

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  • Hold onto the narrow end and pull the knot firmly up to your collar.

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  • Tighten the knot and move it up toward the neck until it's firmly in place.

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  • While most men seem to understand that a fine restaurant isn't the place to wear a sports cap, a lot of guys still eat in any kind of dining establishment with hats planted firmly on their heads.

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  • Grasp the top of the sock firmly; use rubber gloves or other assistive devices if extra gripping power is necessary.

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  • Point your toes while inserting your foot firmly into the sock.

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  • This new unity firmly established the "narcoleptic tetrad" as the definitive diagnostic criteria for narcolepsy.

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  • When they are placed correctly, press them down firmly to push the excess water out and dab them off with a lint-free cloth.

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  • They should have an elastic band that holds the goggles firmly on your face, even when you are running and jumping.

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  • The coaster trains seat riders four across and hydraulic T-bar restraints with grab bars firmly secure riders while keeping an open, airy design that enhances the ride's speed and power.

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  • Secure the camera as firmly as possible to minimize jostling for a smoother video.

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  • The system may have gotten off on a bit of a rocky start, but the Xbox 360 is now firmly established among the online gaming community.

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  • She is also very demanding, firmly requesting presents and gifts from Overlord.

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  • The two contenders are HD-DVD and Blu-ray, and Sony has come down firmly in the latter camp.

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  • There's enough free-roaming gameplay, nutty stunts and contraptions to keep any gamer's tongue planted firmly in cheek.

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  • Atkins and Company firmly established and well known for their high quality saws.

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  • When the testicle is not held firmly in place it can twist, creating a kink in the spermatic cord.

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  • Efforts to console may be futile, though holding the child firmly and speaking with soothing words may facilitate the return to deep sleep.

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  • If the mark begins bleeding, parents should apply pressure firmly to control the bleeding.

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  • All throw rugs should be removed unless they are firmly attached to the floor.

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  • Secure styles show a child consistently connected to the primary caregiver, with a firmly established sense of trust and a nurturing response; however, insecure styles of attachment have features of instability.

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  • While his artistic life is firmly rooted in America, the roots of his birthplace shine through in his precise style of dancing that has thrilled audiences for decades.

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  • Once the count is firmly in place, you're ready to start moving.

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  • Be sure that these items are firmly secured no matter what type of dancing you will do - a missing piece can be quite noticeable on a night when details are carefully observed.

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  • Tug the hair firmly and quickly to remove, trying to pull it straight out from the follicle rather than at an angle that will cause more irritation.

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  • Grasp individual hair firmly, taking care not to grip multiple hairs at once.

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  • Pull hair out firmly in the direction of its growth for smooth removal that does not break the hair.

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  • The formulators of Nioxin hair products firmly believe that healthy hair can only grow from a healthy, well-nourished scalp.

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  • Cut the hair above the elastic so it is held together firmly after cutting.

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  • Some of the hairstyles and fashions have been resurrected years later, while others have stayed firmly where they belong in the annals of style history.

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  • Look in the mirror; grab a few strands of hair firmly between thumb and forefinger, point scissors downward and snip to desired length.

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  • A structure accepts your hair and the extensions and holds them firmly in place.

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  • Any choice to outsource should be made with these factors firmly in mind.

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  • Because dollar bills are essentially made of fabric, they have less fold "memory" than other types of paper, so be sure to press your creases firmly.

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  • Press firmly on the folds, then pull down the bottom of the boat so that it stands up on its own.

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  • For best results when making money origami, fold the paper firmly.

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  • Crease firmly, especially if you need to unfold that particular step.

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  • Fold one sheet of 8.5 x 11 paper in half lengthwise and press firmly to form a sharp crease.

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  • She is also viewed as a down-to-earth person and not caught up in all things Hollywood, even though her career is firmly entrenched in the movie capitol.

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  • However, if you don't want to take any chances, simply adhere firmly to the avoidance tips to save yourself from any unfortunate bikini moments.

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  • They're fast becoming one of the most popular styles of swimwear around, with the bikini bottom being pushed firmly into second place.

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  • Well, you may not turn into an Olympic swimmer overnight, but if you have your sights set firmly on winning that gold medal, a swim club is a very good place to start.

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  • Without using the headband, press the goggles firmly against your eyes and let go.

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  • With your goals of what kind of swim trunks you're looking for firmly in place, it's time to see what products are available to purchase, as well as where to buy those items.

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  • With these tips firmly in mind, it's time to shop for slenderizing bathing suits.

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  • If your child's hair does become tangled in a Zhu Zhu Pet wheel, the manufacturer suggests stopping the wheel by holding it firmly and then turning off the toy's motor by pressing its button.

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  • Leave it firmly in place and then cover the orange with royal blue.

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  • To get out, put your feet firmly on the pavement first, knees together, before pulling the rest of yourself out.

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  • Attention will already be firmly directed in that area, but a "wow!" necklace will make a statement that's fashionable on top of just purely sexy.

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  • The show featured Snuggies for adults, kids and dogs and seemed to be much enjoyed by those who kept their tongues firmly in their cheeks.

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  • Be sure that the shaving unit is firmly in place or it could cause damage to the shaver the next time you use it.

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  • If the handle is pressed too rapidly or firmly, it can break off the appliance.

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  • I consider soap making to be more firmly rooted in formulas than candle making.

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  • Be sure that all candles are firmly secured so there is no danger of falling, particularly if the candle holders are glass.

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  • The stand must be strong enough to hold the weight of the artificial Christmas tree and the weight of the ornaments firmly in place.

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  • To create your own beaded ornaments, hold your ornament by the hanging loop if there is one, or create your own in a Styrofoam ball by pushing the center of a six-inch length of ribbon firmly into the ball with a sewing pin.

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  • Adhere one side to the circumference of your ornament, then peel the outside protective strip off and press the top strip of the fringe firmly onto the tape, with the right side (the more finished looking side) of the fringe facing you.

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  • Make sure that all pieces are firmly attached, since a determined baby is surprisingly strong.

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  • Whichever you use, attach an elastic strap to keep it firmly in place.

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  • Your hand should grab firmly, but not uncomfortably.

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  • Not all Americans support the Iraq war, but most people are firmly behind the troops.

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  • Employ Smart Communication - No means no, say it firmly and clearly.

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  • If you feel uncomfortable about the situation, don't be afraid to end communications politely but firmly.

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  • You want the other person to know firmly that it's over, so talk it out and you'll both feel better in the end.

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  • It will accompany you to the office or to the store, it will be held firmly in your hands as you vacillate over expensive electronic purchases.

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  • We work with Career Wardrobe because I firmly believe in helping other women succeed both personally and professionally.

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