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floated Sentence Examples

  • The scent of jasmine floated from the bathing chamber.

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  • Sarah floated down the stairs with Connor in tow.

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  • A golden leaf floated down in the cool morning mist and joined a carpet of others under the tree.

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  • Most of them rested in piles at the bottom of the lake while some floated in the water.

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  • He hasn't floated in, has he?

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  • He tossed it in the air, and it dissipated into sparkles that floated upward.

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  • He probably floated out on the tide.

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  • It was Lydia's trailing smoke that floated it to life.

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  • The sense of being protected, safe, floated through her.

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  • The sense of being protected, safe, floated through her.

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  • Sarah floated into the room as Jackson took Elisabeth's coat.

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  • Sarah floated into the room as Jackson took Elisabeth's coat.

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  • A few floated away until caught by another current while others settled nearby.

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  • I'm not sure who started that story, but it floated around here for my last two years of high school.

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  • That guy Byrne's body floated in.

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  • In mounting, the specimen is floated out in a flat white dish containing sea-water, so that foreign matter may be detected, and a piece of paper of suitable size is placed under it, supported either by the fingers of the left hand or by a palette.

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  • For the more delicate species, such as the Callithamnia and Ectocarpi, it is an excellent plan to place a small fruiting fragment, carefully floated out in water, on a slip of mica of the size of an ordinary microscopical slide, and allow it to dry.

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  • In America, crude petroleum was at first transported in iron-hooped barrels, holding from 40 to 42 American gallons, which were carried by teamsters to Oil Creek and the Allegheny River, where they were loaded on boats, these being floated down stream whenever sufficient water was present - a method leading to much loss by collision and grounding.

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  • Each day fleecy clouds floated across the sky and occasionally veiled the sun, but toward evening the sky cleared again and the sun set in reddish-brown mist.

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  • Dvina, and the Pripet, both very important for navigation - as well as several smaller tributaries on which rafts are floated; on the left the Sozh, the Desna, one of the most important rivers of Russia, navigated by steamers as far as Bryansk, the Sula, the Psiol and the Vorskla.

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  • Dvina, and the Pripet, both very important for navigation - as well as several smaller tributaries on which rafts are floated; on the left the Sozh, the Desna, one of the most important rivers of Russia, navigated by steamers as far as Bryansk, the Sula, the Psiol and the Vorskla.

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  • Light boats and rafts are floated at all points, and steamers ply on its lower portion; its estuary has important fisheries.

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  • in maximum breadth, capable of holding a vessel of 17,500 tons and draught not exceeding 29 ft., so constructed and equipped that in time of need (war) it could be floated down to Cuxhaven.

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  • This company, which was not actually floated till 1887, was destined to exercise a disastrous influence upon the fortunes of the state.

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  • In addition to goods thus conveyed, enormous quantities of timber are floated down the Elbe; the Ix.

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  • Among the lesser manufactures are lumber and timber products (value in 1905, $5,610,772), most of the raw material being floated down on rafts from Wisconsin and Minnesota.

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  • The top of the buggy caught the air like a parachute or an umbrella filled with wind, and held them back so that they floated downward with a gentle motion that was not so very disagreeable to bear.

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  • Dorothy and the buggy had floated slowly down stream with the current of the water, and the others made haste to join her.

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  • Thoughts that had not entered her mind for years--thoughts of a life free from the fear of her father, and even the possibility of love and of family happiness--floated continually in her imagination like temptations of the devil.

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  • But unlike the floating package that danced among the rocks, the tin had not floated away.

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  • A ripple of cold energy floated through her head and made her shiver.

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  • They moved slowly to the bank on which she stood, bumped into the dirt wall and floated to nestle into piles at the bottom.

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  • The surface of the pond was as smooth as glass, reflecting a small fluffy cloud as it floated across the inky sky.

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  • He floated on the updraft of air off the water and then drifted to the beach below, changing into his human form as he landed with a gentle thud on rocky sand.

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  • David Dean felt a momentary twinge of the here-we-go-agains that floated by on the wings of his wife's question.

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  • They'd floated away from the church of his slumber and refused to make a second appearance.

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  • Its rapid current does not permit of extensive navigation, but timber rafts are floated down from above Innsbruck.

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  • Garibaldi and a few followers, including his devoted wife Anita, after vainly attempting to reach Venice, where the tricolor still floated, took refuge in the pine forests of Ravenna; the Austrians were seeking him in all directions, and most of his legionaries were captured and shot.

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  • The American warship "Nipsic" was cast upon the beach, but was afterwards floated and saved.

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  • Teak timber is floated down the rivers to the Madras coast.

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  • I had sat there many times of old before the ship was built that floated his family to America.

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  • Yully floated several feet off the ground, radiating power.

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  • You asked about a con named Willard Humphries a while back and I told you he was out of prison and floated off in the breeze.

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  • Instead of preparing to face off the vamp, she floated upwards.

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  • The Little Kanawha, which has also been improved, serves chiefly for the transportation of logs which are floated down to the Ohio.

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  • Notwithstanding this, much timber is floated down, and the Panlaung is navigable for small boats all the year round.

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  • This was performed with great success, and the vessel was floated off with the evening tide.

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  • His head and lyre floated " down the swift Hebrus to the Lesbian shore," where the inhabitants buried his head and a shrine was built in his honour near Antissa.

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  • The river is navigable for 770 m.; grain and a variety of goods conveyed from the upper Kama are floated down, while furs, fish and other products of the sea are shipped up the river to be transported to Cherdyn on the Kama.

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  • The Onega, which flows into Onega Bay, has rapids; but timber is floated down in spring, and fishing and some navigation are carried on in the lower portion.

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  • of Minsk, leaves Russia at Yurburg, and enters the Kurisches Haff; rafts are floated upon it almost from its.

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  • The place has an active trade, especially in grain and in the timber floated down from the Black Forest by the Rhine and the Ysel; the industries include tanning, weaving, and oil and paper manufactures.

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  • Scale-mosses are mounted in the same way, or may be floated out in water like sea-weeds, and dried in white blotting paper under strong pressure before gumming on paper, but are best mounted as microscopic slides, care being taken to show the stipules.

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  • The first series (54,000,000 francs or £2,160,000), was duly handed over to the concessionaires in 1903, and was floated in Berlin at 86.4% realizing the sum of £1,868,000.

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  • Timber is also exported, being floated in large quantities down the Lule.

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  • These were to be redeemed in December 1910, together with the £9,000,000 worth issued in 1909, out of the £20,000,000 loan agreed on in principle with the French government; but in view of the opposition in Paris to the idea of advancing money to a member of the Triple Alliance, it was doubtful whether the loan would ever be floated.

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  • One of the most interesting features of the Rhine navigation is afforded by the huge rafts of timber that are floated down the river.

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  • The Jews and Armenians are engaged in a brisk trade with Odessa, to which they send corn, wine, spirits and timber, floated down from Galicia, as well as with the interior, to which they send manufactured wares imported from Austria.

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  • As no scaffolding could be used for the centre spans, the girders were built on shore, floated out and raised by hydraulic presses.

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  • (2) The Britannia and Conway bridges were built on staging on shore, lifted by pontoons, floated out to their position between the piers, and lastly lifted into place by hydraulic presses.

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  • Most of the so-called Burma teak exported from Moulmein is floated down from Siamese territory.

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  • Under his guidance the fifth Liberty Loan was floated in April 1919.

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  • A male flower has floated alongside a female and one of its anthers, which have opened to set free the pollen, is in contact with a stigma.

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  • The material as mined usually does not contain more than 20 to 50% of graphite: the ore has therefore to be crushed and the graphite floated off in water from the heavier impurities.

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  • The point at which the instrument floated in distilled water was marked to° by Cartier, and 30° on Cartier's scale corresponded to 32° on Baume's.

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  • Bailak Kibdjaki, also, an Arabian writer, shows in his Merchant's Treasure, a work given to the world in 1282, that the magnetized needle, floated on water by means of a splinter of wood or a reed, was employed on the Syrian seas at the time of his voyage from Tripoli to Alexandria (1242), and adds:"They say that the captains who navigate the Indian seas use, instead of the needle and splinter, a sort of fish made out of hollow iron, which, when thrown into the water, swims upon the surface, and points out the north and south with its head and tail" (Klaproth, Lettre, p. 57).

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  • The Arab traders in the Levant certainly used a floating compass, as did the Italians before the introduction of the pivoted needle; the magnetized piece of iron being floated upon a small raft of cork or reeds in a bowl of water.

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  • A needle touched by it, and floated by a stick on water, turns its point towards the pole-star, and a light being placed near the needle on dark nights, the proper course is known (Hist.

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  • Bonham Carter with two officers and four petty officers had got on a Carley raft and floated down the canal.

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  • Even timber cannot be floated down it without the assistance of elephants.

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  • Most of the weight of the instrument is floated on mercury contained in three troughs (c, c, c) which form part of the cast-iron base.

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  • Only light boats (galary) are floated down this broad, shallow stream, whose flat and open valley is often inundated.

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  • Its tributary, the Narew (250 m.), brings the forest-lands of Byelovyezh in Grodno into communication with Poland, timber being floated down from Surazh and light boats from Tykocin in Lomza.

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  • Still, large amounts of corn, wool and timber are floated down, especially after its confluence with the Black Hancza.

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  • N., and thence floated down to the seaports on Arosa Bay.

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  • The prosperity of Drammen depends mainly on the timber trade; and saw-milling is an active industry, the logs being floated down the river from the upland forests.

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  • It was encouraged by the news from Italy, where, on the 25th of July, Radetzky had won the battle of Custozza, and on the 6th of August the Austrian standard once more floated over the towers of Milan.

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  • At Skutskar at the mouth of the Dal river are wood-pulp and saw mills, dealing with the large quantities of timber floated down the river; and there are large wood-yards in the suburb of Bomhus.

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  • First of all living things was Re; rid told how he arose as a naked babe from a lotus-flower floated on the primeval ocean Nun.

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  • Other prosperous industries are the manufacture of lumber and timber products (the raw material being floated down the Mississippi.

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  • Timber also is floated down the Dniester.

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  • This float dips into a tank filled with mercury so that practically the entire instrument is floated by the mercury, leaving only sufficient pressure on the bearings to ensure that the pivots will remain in contact with them.

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  • The difficulties of relief friction could probably be best overcome by a large hollow cylinder concentric with the polar axis fixed near the centre of gravity of the whole instrument and floated in mercury, on the plan adopted in the Mount Wilson 60-in.

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  • The town is also the centre of the tallow trade with Warsaw; considerable quantities of timber are floated down to this place.

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  • Other articles of commerce are rye, rye-flour, wheat, oats and buckwheat, which are sent partly up the Dnieper to Pinsk, partly by land to Odessa and Berislav, but principally to Ekaterinoslav, on light boats floated down during the spring floods.

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  • The sal tree yields the most important timber; the finest logs are cut in the Khairagarh jungles and floated down the Gogra to Bahramghat, where they are sawn.

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  • The case of a stranded ship and cargo often gives rise to difficulty as to whether the cost of operations to lighten the ship, and afterwards to get her floated, should be treated as G.A.

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  • Over 6,000,000 trees are cut every year to be floated to thirty large saw-mills.

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  • In the north vast quantities of timber are floated down the great rivers, and the lesser streams are used as floating-ways by the provision of flumes and dams. The millowners either own forests, or lease the right of cutting, or buy the timber when cut, in the Crown or private forests.

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  • On the Bothnian coast there is a port at or near the mouth of each great river, where the timber floated down from the interior is both worked and exported.

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  • Stevenson of London is said to have floated for seven hours without finding its end.

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  • The course of events is more easily followed if one of the pieces of glass constitutes the bottom, or a side, of the vessel containing the mercury.] In many experiments bodies are floated on the surface of water in order that they may be free to move under the action of slight horizontal forces.

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  • Ampere floated a voltaic battery with a coil of wire in its circuit in order to observe the effects of the earth's magnetism on the electric circuit.

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  • In 1851 the river was diverted eastward into a new channel (called the New Cut) and its old channel was locked and floated, thereby forming the North Dock with an area of 112 acres and a half-tide basin 500 yards long covering 22 acres.

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  • Navigation extends as far up as Dorogobuzh, where the depth is about 12 ft., and rafts are floated down from the higher reaches.

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  • Here a cable, stretched across the river, catches all the timber, which is then made up into rafts and floated down to Kado, near Moulmein, where the revenue is collected.

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  • (I) In the Korra/30s Si òu43 t4 cw shallow saucers (4143a4a) were floated in a basin or mixing-bowl filled with water; the object was to sink the saucers by throwing the wine into them, and the competitor who sank the greatest number was considered victorious, and received the prize, which consisted of cakes or sweetmeats.

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  • An expedition was sent from England in May, under the command of Richard Nicolls, and in the following August the English flag floated over New Amsterdam.

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  • The principal trade is in grain, timber (floated down the Argesh) and fish.

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  • Loving him, believing in his powers, passionately desiring for him a successful career, but clinging with both hands to the old forms of faith from which he floated away, this solitary, intense woman did as much as any one to form, by action and reaction, the mind and character of the young Emerson.

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  • Lumber is floated down the rivers of the Carpathian watershed to the Danube, and so exported to Turkey and Bulgaria; casks, shaped planks and petroleum drums go chiefly to Austria and Russia.

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  • Cantacuzene as prime minister, and in May floated the conversion loan, already described.

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  • Hideous forms floated before him.

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  • To alarm the British force at Philadelphia the Americans floated kegs charged with gunpowder down the Delaware river towards that city, and the British, alarmed for the safety of their shipping, fired with cannon and small arms at everything they saw floating in the river.

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  • The earth, as a rule, is supposed to have grown out of some original matter, perhaps an animal, perhaps an egg which floated on the waters, perhaps a fragment of soil fished up out of the floods by a beast or a god.

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  • There are also flour mills, tanneries (United States Leather Co.), patent medicine, furniture, coffin woodenware and wagon factories, knitting and spinning mills, planing mills, and sash, door and blind factories - the lumber being obtained from logs floated down the river and by rail.

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  • The inhabitants are engaged chiefly in woodcutting, raftmaking and quarrying, and most of the timber is floated down 1 to Holland.

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  • West of the Irrawaddy there is a regular series of ranges, enclosing the basins of the Kaukkwe, Mosit, Indaw and other streams, down which much timber is floated.

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  • Larger rounded lumps of pumice, found in the clay, have probably floated to their present situations, and sank when decomposed, all their cavities becoming filled with sea water.

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  • I'm not sure who started that story, but it floated around here for my last two years of high school.

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  • You asked about a con named Willard Humphries a while back and I told you he was out of prison and floated off in the breeze.

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  • He tossed it in the air, and it dissipated into sparkles that floated upward.

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  • Her hair glowed as if it were on fire, and she floated, her slender form clad in simple leggings and a tunic.

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  • Instead of preparing to face off the vamp, she floated upwards.

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  • It was Lydia's trailing smoke that floated it to life.

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  • But unlike the floating package that danced among the rocks, the tin had not floated away.

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  • A ripple of cold energy floated through her head and made her shiver.

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  • Most of them rested in piles at the bottom of the lake while some floated in the water.

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  • They moved slowly to the bank on which she stood, bumped into the dirt wall and floated to nestle into piles at the bottom.

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  • A few floated away until caught by another current while others settled nearby.

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  • The surface of the pond was as smooth as glass, reflecting a small fluffy cloud as it floated across the inky sky.

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  • His body contorted, and agony floated through him as the sixty seconds of being whatever he'd been was up and he changed again.

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  • He floated on the updraft of air off the water and then drifted to the beach below, changing into his human form as he landed with a gentle thud on rocky sand.

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  • The shadow world…she staggered and floated through it, hauling him with her toward a pulsing portal that grew blurry fast.

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  • David Dean felt a momentary twinge of the here-we-go-agains that floated by on the wings of his wife's question.

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  • Dean tuned Fred to the off position until his stepfather floated back to reality and continued.

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  • Sarah floated down the stairs with Connor in tow.

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  • He felt nothing as he floated in the dark of his mind, until sudden, hot pain tore through him.

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  • He hasn't floated in, has he?

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  • They'd floated away from the church of his slumber and refused to make a second appearance.

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  • That guy Byrne's body floated in.

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  • He probably floated out on the tide.

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  • Whole fields were yellow with buttercups or white with the ghosts of dandelions whose tiny parachutes floated off, seeking fertile fields in which to propagate.

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  • A golden leaf floated down in the cool morning mist and joined a carpet of others under the tree.

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  • Yully floated several feet off the ground, radiating power.

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  • The scent of jasmine floated from the bathing chamber.

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  • His remark punctured a hole in her thin armor and she exploded, slamming the papers onto her desktop so hard that one of the pages floated to the floor.

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  • It is a fossil ammonite - an extinct mollusk that floated through the seas in its coiled shell.

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  • buoyed by the success of the operating system, the company was floated in 1986, raising $ 61 million.

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  • decomposed snail floated out with the ginger beer.

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  • The specter, after listening for a moment, joined in the mournful dirge; and floated out upon the bleak, dark night.

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  • As the barrel floated downstream, its flames gradually being extinguished, the summer sun was overcome.

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  • embattled walls floated the national colors of Russia.

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  • floated a free-kick into the area which Mark Odom headed across goal but John McMahon's diving header went narrowly wide.

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  • Against Chesterfield a perfectly floated free kick from Danny Bartley found an unmarked Toshack to power a header past their keeper.

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  • free kick on the left was floated into the box.

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  • Experiment 2 used potentially intransitive verbs in sentences like The boat floated down the river (and) sank.

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  • leaned over the railing a red hair fell from her head and floated softly down, absorbed by the land.

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  • The Lord Narayana floated on this ocean and from his navel there grew the lotus or the cosmic tree.

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  • Looking rather miffed, he floated away - luckily his ego was more bruised than his body!

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  • The SciFi Channel floated a four-hour miniseries of the new Battlestar Galactica to gage reaction, and it came back favorably.

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  • nearly naked people floated past on roller blades reading the LA Times.

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  • These floated away, together with flower petals, forming a carpet over the water.

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  • On its highest pinnacle floated a large red flag with a yellow sickle and hammer in one corner.

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  • Mr Speaker, Members, I am aware that the idea of giving every schoolchild a commemorative memento has been floated.

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  • When the bottle was poured a partly decomposed snail floated out.

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  • suffuseunding and suffusing all, warmth and compassion floated, a beautiful compelling brown.

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  • Three months Later... John used telekinesis to switch off the small screen that floated across the room from him.

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  • Its rapid current does not permit of extensive navigation, but timber rafts are floated down from above Innsbruck.

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  • Garibaldi and a few followers, including his devoted wife Anita, after vainly attempting to reach Venice, where the tricolor still floated, took refuge in the pine forests of Ravenna; the Austrians were seeking him in all directions, and most of his legionaries were captured and shot.

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  • The Little Kanawha, which has also been improved, serves chiefly for the transportation of logs which are floated down to the Ohio.

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  • Notwithstanding this, much timber is floated down, and the Panlaung is navigable for small boats all the year round.

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  • Considerable quantities of timber are floated down the Memel, and large amounts of corn shipped down it and its navigable tributary the Viliya.

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  • This was performed with great success, and the vessel was floated off with the evening tide.

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  • The tricolour which floated triumphantly over all the strongholds of Italy early in the year, at its close waved only over Genoa, wher Massna prepared for a stubborn defence.

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  • e by subsequent confession of Mancini,then characterized the attitude of the central powers; but he was opposed to any formal alliance, lest it might arouse French resentment, while the new Franco-Italian treaty was still unconcluded, and the foreign loan for the abolition of the forced currency had still to be floated.

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  • His head and lyre floated " down the swift Hebrus to the Lesbian shore," where the inhabitants buried his head and a shrine was built in his honour near Antissa.

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  • The river is navigable for 770 m.; grain and a variety of goods conveyed from the upper Kama are floated down, while furs, fish and other products of the sea are shipped up the river to be transported to Cherdyn on the Kama.

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  • The Onega, which flows into Onega Bay, has rapids; but timber is floated down in spring, and fishing and some navigation are carried on in the lower portion.

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  • of Minsk, leaves Russia at Yurburg, and enters the Kurisches Haff; rafts are floated upon it almost from its.

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  • Light boats and rafts are floated at all points, and steamers ply on its lower portion; its estuary has important fisheries.

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  • The American warship "Nipsic" was cast upon the beach, but was afterwards floated and saved.

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  • In America, crude petroleum was at first transported in iron-hooped barrels, holding from 40 to 42 American gallons, which were carried by teamsters to Oil Creek and the Allegheny River, where they were loaded on boats, these being floated down stream whenever sufficient water was present - a method leading to much loss by collision and grounding.

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  • The place has an active trade, especially in grain and in the timber floated down from the Black Forest by the Rhine and the Ysel; the industries include tanning, weaving, and oil and paper manufactures.

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  • In mounting, the specimen is floated out in a flat white dish containing sea-water, so that foreign matter may be detected, and a piece of paper of suitable size is placed under it, supported either by the fingers of the left hand or by a palette.

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  • For the more delicate species, such as the Callithamnia and Ectocarpi, it is an excellent plan to place a small fruiting fragment, carefully floated out in water, on a slip of mica of the size of an ordinary microscopical slide, and allow it to dry.

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  • Scale-mosses are mounted in the same way, or may be floated out in water like sea-weeds, and dried in white blotting paper under strong pressure before gumming on paper, but are best mounted as microscopic slides, care being taken to show the stipules.

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  • The first series (54,000,000 francs or £2,160,000), was duly handed over to the concessionaires in 1903, and was floated in Berlin at 86.4% realizing the sum of £1,868,000.

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  • in maximum breadth, capable of holding a vessel of 17,500 tons and draught not exceeding 29 ft., so constructed and equipped that in time of need (war) it could be floated down to Cuxhaven.

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  • A magnet attached to a cork and [[[Terminology And Principles]] floated upon water will set itself with its axis in the magnetic meridian, but it will be drawn neither northward nor southward; the forces acting upon the two poles have therefore no horizontal resultant.

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  • Timber is also exported, being floated in large quantities down the Lule.

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  • These were to be redeemed in December 1910, together with the £9,000,000 worth issued in 1909, out of the £20,000,000 loan agreed on in principle with the French government; but in view of the opposition in Paris to the idea of advancing money to a member of the Triple Alliance, it was doubtful whether the loan would ever be floated.

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  • This company, which was not actually floated till 1887, was destined to exercise a disastrous influence upon the fortunes of the state.

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  • In addition to goods thus conveyed, enormous quantities of timber are floated down the Elbe; the Ix.

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  • One of the most interesting features of the Rhine navigation is afforded by the huge rafts of timber that are floated down the river.

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  • 18) and then forwarded by Epaphroditus, who fell sick after he reached the capital; news of this again floated back to Philippi, and subse quently Paul heard of the Philippians' concern (ii.

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  • In 1905 a loan of £600,000 was floated in Germany for additions to the navy.

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  • Then for the first time a public works loan was floated in the home market, and about 300,000 of the total thus obtained passed into the hands of the railway bureau, which at once undertook the building of a road from KiOto to the shore of Lake Biwa, a work memorable as the first line built in Japan without foreign assistance.f During all this time private enterprise had remained wholly inactive in the matter of railways, and it became a matter of importance to rouse the people from this apathetic attitude.

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  • Teak timber is floated down the rivers to the Madras coast.

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  • The junction took place at 1 P.M., and as the sea was too heavy for boats, the mail was floated to the " Good Hope."

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  • Among the lesser manufactures are lumber and timber products (value in 1905, $5,610,772), most of the raw material being floated down on rafts from Wisconsin and Minnesota.

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  • Lumber rafts are floated down the Bistritza to the Sereth, and so on to Galatz.

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  • The Jews and Armenians are engaged in a brisk trade with Odessa, to which they send corn, wine, spirits and timber, floated down from Galicia, as well as with the interior, to which they send manufactured wares imported from Austria.

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  • As no scaffolding could be used for the centre spans, the girders were built on shore, floated out and raised by hydraulic presses.

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  • (2) The Britannia and Conway bridges were built on staging on shore, lifted by pontoons, floated out to their position between the piers, and lastly lifted into place by hydraulic presses.

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  • Most of the so-called Burma teak exported from Moulmein is floated down from Siamese territory.

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  • Under his guidance the fifth Liberty Loan was floated in April 1919.

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  • A male flower has floated alongside a female and one of its anthers, which have opened to set free the pollen, is in contact with a stigma.

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  • The material as mined usually does not contain more than 20 to 50% of graphite: the ore has therefore to be crushed and the graphite floated off in water from the heavier impurities.

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  • The point at which the instrument floated in distilled water was marked to° by Cartier, and 30° on Cartier's scale corresponded to 32° on Baume's.

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  • Bailak Kibdjaki, also, an Arabian writer, shows in his Merchant's Treasure, a work given to the world in 1282, that the magnetized needle, floated on water by means of a splinter of wood or a reed, was employed on the Syrian seas at the time of his voyage from Tripoli to Alexandria (1242), and adds:"They say that the captains who navigate the Indian seas use, instead of the needle and splinter, a sort of fish made out of hollow iron, which, when thrown into the water, swims upon the surface, and points out the north and south with its head and tail" (Klaproth, Lettre, p. 57).

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  • The Arab traders in the Levant certainly used a floating compass, as did the Italians before the introduction of the pivoted needle; the magnetized piece of iron being floated upon a small raft of cork or reeds in a bowl of water.

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  • A needle touched by it, and floated by a stick on water, turns its point towards the pole-star, and a light being placed near the needle on dark nights, the proper course is known (Hist.

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  • Bonham Carter with two officers and four petty officers had got on a Carley raft and floated down the canal.

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  • Even timber cannot be floated down it without the assistance of elephants.

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  • Most of the weight of the instrument is floated on mercury contained in three troughs (c, c, c) which form part of the cast-iron base.

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  • Only light boats (galary) are floated down this broad, shallow stream, whose flat and open valley is often inundated.

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  • Its tributary, the Narew (250 m.), brings the forest-lands of Byelovyezh in Grodno into communication with Poland, timber being floated down from Surazh and light boats from Tykocin in Lomza.

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  • Still, large amounts of corn, wool and timber are floated down, especially after its confluence with the Black Hancza.

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  • N., and thence floated down to the seaports on Arosa Bay.

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  • The prosperity of Drammen depends mainly on the timber trade; and saw-milling is an active industry, the logs being floated down the river from the upland forests.

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  • It was encouraged by the news from Italy, where, on the 25th of July, Radetzky had won the battle of Custozza, and on the 6th of August the Austrian standard once more floated over the towers of Milan.

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  • At Skutskar at the mouth of the Dal river are wood-pulp and saw mills, dealing with the large quantities of timber floated down the river; and there are large wood-yards in the suburb of Bomhus.

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  • First of all living things was Re; rid told how he arose as a naked babe from a lotus-flower floated on the primeval ocean Nun.

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  • Other prosperous industries are the manufacture of lumber and timber products (the raw material being floated down the Mississippi.

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  • Timber also is floated down the Dniester.

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  • This float dips into a tank filled with mercury so that practically the entire instrument is floated by the mercury, leaving only sufficient pressure on the bearings to ensure that the pivots will remain in contact with them.

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  • The difficulties of relief friction could probably be best overcome by a large hollow cylinder concentric with the polar axis fixed near the centre of gravity of the whole instrument and floated in mercury, on the plan adopted in the Mount Wilson 60-in.

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  • The town is also the centre of the tallow trade with Warsaw; considerable quantities of timber are floated down to this place.

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  • Other articles of commerce are rye, rye-flour, wheat, oats and buckwheat, which are sent partly up the Dnieper to Pinsk, partly by land to Odessa and Berislav, but principally to Ekaterinoslav, on light boats floated down during the spring floods.

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  • The sal tree yields the most important timber; the finest logs are cut in the Khairagarh jungles and floated down the Gogra to Bahramghat, where they are sawn.

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  • The case of a stranded ship and cargo often gives rise to difficulty as to whether the cost of operations to lighten the ship, and afterwards to get her floated, should be treated as G.A.

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  • Over 6,000,000 trees are cut every year to be floated to thirty large saw-mills.

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  • In the north vast quantities of timber are floated down the great rivers, and the lesser streams are used as floating-ways by the provision of flumes and dams. The millowners either own forests, or lease the right of cutting, or buy the timber when cut, in the Crown or private forests.

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  • On the Bothnian coast there is a port at or near the mouth of each great river, where the timber floated down from the interior is both worked and exported.

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  • Stevenson of London is said to have floated for seven hours without finding its end.

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  • The course of events is more easily followed if one of the pieces of glass constitutes the bottom, or a side, of the vessel containing the mercury.] In many experiments bodies are floated on the surface of water in order that they may be free to move under the action of slight horizontal forces.

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  • Ampere floated a voltaic battery with a coil of wire in its circuit in order to observe the effects of the earth's magnetism on the electric circuit.

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  • In 1851 the river was diverted eastward into a new channel (called the New Cut) and its old channel was locked and floated, thereby forming the North Dock with an area of 112 acres and a half-tide basin 500 yards long covering 22 acres.

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  • Navigation extends as far up as Dorogobuzh, where the depth is about 12 ft., and rafts are floated down from the higher reaches.

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  • Here a cable, stretched across the river, catches all the timber, which is then made up into rafts and floated down to Kado, near Moulmein, where the revenue is collected.

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  • (I) In the Korra/30s Si òu43 t4 cw shallow saucers (4143a4a) were floated in a basin or mixing-bowl filled with water; the object was to sink the saucers by throwing the wine into them, and the competitor who sank the greatest number was considered victorious, and received the prize, which consisted of cakes or sweetmeats.

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  • An expedition was sent from England in May, under the command of Richard Nicolls, and in the following August the English flag floated over New Amsterdam.

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  • The principal trade is in grain, timber (floated down the Argesh) and fish.

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  • Loving him, believing in his powers, passionately desiring for him a successful career, but clinging with both hands to the old forms of faith from which he floated away, this solitary, intense woman did as much as any one to form, by action and reaction, the mind and character of the young Emerson.

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  • Lumber is floated down the rivers of the Carpathian watershed to the Danube, and so exported to Turkey and Bulgaria; casks, shaped planks and petroleum drums go chiefly to Austria and Russia.

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  • Cantacuzene as prime minister, and in May floated the conversion loan, already described.

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  • Hideous forms floated before him.

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  • To alarm the British force at Philadelphia the Americans floated kegs charged with gunpowder down the Delaware river towards that city, and the British, alarmed for the safety of their shipping, fired with cannon and small arms at everything they saw floating in the river.

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  • The earth, as a rule, is supposed to have grown out of some original matter, perhaps an animal, perhaps an egg which floated on the waters, perhaps a fragment of soil fished up out of the floods by a beast or a god.

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  • There are also flour mills, tanneries (United States Leather Co.), patent medicine, furniture, coffin woodenware and wagon factories, knitting and spinning mills, planing mills, and sash, door and blind factories - the lumber being obtained from logs floated down the river and by rail.

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  • The inhabitants are engaged chiefly in woodcutting, raftmaking and quarrying, and most of the timber is floated down 1 to Holland.

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  • West of the Irrawaddy there is a regular series of ranges, enclosing the basins of the Kaukkwe, Mosit, Indaw and other streams, down which much timber is floated.

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  • Larger rounded lumps of pumice, found in the clay, have probably floated to their present situations, and sank when decomposed, all their cavities becoming filled with sea water.

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  • He looked up joyfully at the baby when the nurse brought it to him and nodded approval when she told him that the wax with the baby's hair had not sunk in the font but had floated.

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  • On its highest pinnacle floated a large red flag with a yellow sickle and hammer in one corner.

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  • Mr Speaker, Members, I am aware that the idea of giving every schoolchild a commemorative memento has been floated.

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  • When the bottle was poured a partly decomposed snail floated out.

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  • Surrounding and suffusing all, warmth and compassion floated, a beautiful compelling brown.

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  • Three months Later... John used telekinesis to switch off the small screen that floated across the room from him.

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  • Being set free from the alcohol prison felt so good that I just floated through life.

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  • While all laminate floors are virtually scratch resistant, easy to care for and can be floated over an older floor during installation, there are a few comparison points to be aware of when making your choice.

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  • From the beginning of time, children have probably floated leaves, sticks, and bits of wood in puddles and ponds.

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  • Nothing much changed for close to a hundred years, and then German manufacturers developed a tin boat with a clockwork interior that not only floated but moved on its own through the water.

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  • Insects can be floated out of the ear by pouring warm (not hot) mineral oil, olive oil, or baby oil into the ear canal.

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  • A single candle can be floated in a small votive holder for a fresh and contemporary look.

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  • As they played back the recorded video, an apparition appeared and floated around in a circle.

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  • She floated to the top of the hospital room, and then floated over treetops while looking down upon beings and people, including her grandmother.

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  • She finally entered a tunnel and floated toward a peaceful light.

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  • Eventually, Interscope Records noticed the group and floated the idea of adding a pop music component to the act.

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  • From Goodfellas to The Godfather trilogy to The Sopranos, it seems like people can't get enough mob related viewing options, so it is no surprise that a mob family reality show is something that gets floated in many a development meeting.

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  • Her hair glowed as if it were on fire, and she floated, her slender form clad in simple leggings and a tunic.

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  • His body contorted, and agony floated through him as the sixty seconds of being whatever he'd been was up and he changed again.

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  • The shadow world…she staggered and floated through it, hauling him with her toward a pulsing portal that grew blurry fast.

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  • Dean tuned Fred to the off position until his stepfather floated back to reality and continued.

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  • He felt nothing as he floated in the dark of his mind, until sudden, hot pain tore through him.

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  • His remark punctured a hole in her thin armor and she exploded, slamming the papers onto her desktop so hard that one of the pages floated to the floor.

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  • Considerable quantities of timber are floated down the Memel, and large amounts of corn shipped down it and its navigable tributary the Viliya.

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  • The tricolour which floated triumphantly over all the strongholds of Italy early in the year, at its close waved only over Genoa, wher Massna prepared for a stubborn defence.

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  • A magnet attached to a cork and [[[Terminology And Principles]] floated upon water will set itself with its axis in the magnetic meridian, but it will be drawn neither northward nor southward; the forces acting upon the two poles have therefore no horizontal resultant.

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  • Large quantities of timber are floated down the Ilz.

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  • Then for the first time a public works loan was floated in the home market, and about 300,000 of the total thus obtained passed into the hands of the railway bureau, which at once undertook the building of a road from KiOto to the shore of Lake Biwa, a work memorable as the first line built in Japan without foreign assistance.f During all this time private enterprise had remained wholly inactive in the matter of railways, and it became a matter of importance to rouse the people from this apathetic attitude.

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  • The junction took place at 1 P.M., and as the sea was too heavy for boats, the mail was floated to the " Good Hope."

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  • Lumber rafts are floated down the Bistritza to the Sereth, and so on to Galatz.

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  • Large quantities of timber are floated down the Ilz.

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  • In 1905 a loan of £600,000 was floated in Germany for additions to the navy.

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