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  • New emotions flooded her.

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  • Tears flooded her eyes and coursed down her cheeks unchecked.

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  • Warmth flooded up her neck and she smiled.

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  • Relief flooded her as she saw the police tape around the area where she'd found the body.

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  • Alarms were sounding, and lights flooded the river and area around it.

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  • A myriad of emotions flooded over Dean as Corday spoke.

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  • Warm light flooded the cold room, and her breath caught.

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  • Warmth flooded her neck and face.

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  • deep in parts and can be flooded from neighbouring watercourses.

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  • The northern part of the Gran Chaco is partly wooded and swampy, and as the slope eastward is very gentle and the rivers much obstructed by sand bars, floating trees and vegetation, large areas are regularly flooded during rainy seasons.

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  • Her face flooded with warmth.

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  • "Never saw him before," I got out before a wave of nausea flooded in and I erupted again.

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  • Suddenly the room was flooded with light and Dean shaded his eyes as turned to see him standing there.

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  • (3) For clearing flooded mines.

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  • Confusion flooded Cynthia's mind, drowning her in doubt and questions.

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  • The world was flooded in some areas and on fire in others with still other parts blanketed in outright war.

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  • Suddenly, it stopped, and his own warm power flooded him.

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  • Reaching inside the door, he flipped the light switch and the room was flooded with light from a ceiling fan.

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  • Warmth flooded her neck and crawled up her cheeks.

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  • Tears flooded her eyes and spilled down her cheeks.

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  • And then realization flooded her face with horror.

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  • Relief flooded her, and she flung her arms around his neck.

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  • Relief flooded Linda's features as she saw Sofia.

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  • Images flooded her mind, Damian's, Claire's, Isac's.

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  • Tears flooded her eyes and she dug in her purse for a tissue.

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  • With the castle flooded by demons, she didn.t know where she could take the vial to keep it from Sasha when he woke.

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  • Images flooded her mind, Damian's, Claire's, Isac's.

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  • Warmth flooded up her neck and her heart hammered against her ribs.

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  • Warmth flooded up her neck and she avoided his eyes.

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  • Warmth flooded her entire body so quickly that it was almost painful.

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  • Warmth flooded up her neck.

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  • Warmth flooded her face and she tore her gaze from his.

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  • The The siege dykes were cut, the land flooded, but again and again and relief a relieving force was baulked in its attempts to reach of Leiden.

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  • and the counts of Cilli, flooded northern and western Hungary with Hussite mercenaries, one of whom, Jan Giszkra, she made her captain-general, while Wladislaus held the central and south-eastern parts of the realm.

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  • The image replayed itself in her mind, and guilt flooded her.

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  • The so-called Whittlesey Wash, in the neighbourhood of the town, is among several tracts in the fens which are perennially flooded.

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  • As a last resort the mine may be flooded with water.

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  • Mines may become flooded by the inrush of surface waters in times of great rainfall or sudden floods, or by the undermining of surface waters.

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  • The mine workings may also be flooded Flooding of by large bodies of underground water.

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  • This alluvial region, flooded in the rainy season, gives place about 9° N.

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  • Fields of wheat and other cereals rarely recover after a week's submergence, but orchards and many trees when at rest in winter withstand a flooded or water-logged condition of the soil for two or three weeks without damage.

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  • When the coal is fired by the blast of an explosion it is often necessary to isolate the mine completely by stopping up the mouths of the pits with earth, or in extreme cases it must be flooded with water or carbonic acid before the fire can be brought under.

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  • In 1799 Thomas Parker, of Alexandria, Virginia, laid out a village (which was named Alexandria) below the mouth of the Scioto, but as the ground was frequently flooded the village did not thrive, and about 1810 the inhabitants removed to Portsmouth.

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  • The most productive region is that on the east, which belongs to the valley of the Loire; the central districts are tolerably fertile but marshy, being often flooded by the Cher; while in the south and south-west there is a considerable extent of dry and fertile land.

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  • was first formed in 470 B.C. by the "synoecism" of the neighbouring villages, the river Ophis flowed through the midst of it, and the Spartan king Agesipolis dammed it up below the town and so flooded out the Mantineians and sapped their walls, which were of unbaked brick.

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  • It was begun in 1607 - a year when the city was completely flooded - but was not completed until 1789, and then it was found that the city was still subject to partial inundations, although an enormous sum of money and 70,000 lives of Indian labourers had been expended upon it.

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  • and remained flooded until 1634.

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  • In the rainy season this valley becomes a sea, flooded by the discharge of the Khanega; in summer the Arabs dig holes here which supply them with brackish water.

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  • Poas (8895), the scene of a violent eruption in 1834, begins a fresh series of igneous peaks, some with flooded craters, some with a constant escape of smoke and vapour.

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  • Besieged from May until October, it was at length relieved by the cutting of the dikes, thus enabling ships to carry provisions to the inhabitants of the flooded town.

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  • above the level of the lowest, and was flooded on an average once in every twenty-five years.

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  • It had been protected under the native kings by a system of dikes, which were added to under the earlier viceroys, but serious inundations in 1553 and 1580 flooded the city, and the latter suggested the relief of the highest lake, that of Zumpango, by a tunnel carrying its chief affluent into a tributary of the Panuco, and so to the Atlantic. This, however, was not then undertaken, and when mooted again in 1603 was opposed as certain to involve a heavy sacrifice of Indian life.

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  • "water," 12,139 ft.), so named in 1541 because it destroyed the forme(capital of Guatemala with a deluge of water from its flooded crater; and Pacaya (8390), a group of igneous peaks which were in eruption in 1870.

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  • More important is San Francisco Bay, situated about midway on the Pacific coast of the United States, the result of a moderate depression whereby a transverse valley, formerly followed by Sacramento river through the outermost of the Coast ranges, has been converted into a narrow straitthe Golden Gate and a wider intermont longitudinal valley has been flooded, forming the expansion of the inner bay.

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  • 10, by which date, by damming the lower reaches of the Yser and opening the sluices between Dixmude and Nieuport, a large flooded area was placed between the two armies.

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  • After suffering dreadfully from want of wafer and fuel they entered Kansu, having recrossed the flooded Hwang-ho, but it was not till January 1845 that they reached Tang-Kiul on the boundary.

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  • The Cabres called it the Paragua, because it flooded such a vast area of country.

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  • area, so little above sea level that much of it is periodically flooded.

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  • The wealth of the ancient Siphniotes was shown by their treasury at Delphi, where they deposited the tenth of their gold and silver; but, says the legend, they once failed to do this, and Apollo in his anger flooded their mines.

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  • These entertainments took place in the amphitheatre, which was flooded with water, or in specially constructed basins (also called naumachiae).

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  • In winter it is often so deeply covered with snow as to be well-nigh inaccessible, while in spring and autumn it is frequently flooded by the waters of a small brook which becomes a torrent after rain or a thaw.

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  • It is frequently flooded in winter and in consequence fever is prevalent.

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  • It is surrounded by a wall and deep dry ditch that can be flooded, and is encircled by orchards and gardens which extend all round for miles and even penetrate the heart of the town.

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  • They act the part of conductors when the land is to be flooded, and of main drains when it is to be laid dry.

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  • When the surface-water of a river is higher than the fields right and left, there is nothing easier than to breach the embankments and flood the fields - in fact, it may be more difficult to prevent their being flooded than to flood them - but in ordinary floods the Nile is never higher than all the bordering lands, and in years of feeble flood it is higher than none of them.

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  • The very much broader depression of the Danube is associated with the formation of the Alps, and was flooded by the sea during a part of the Miocene period.

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  • When the slope down which a river runs has become very slight, it is unable to carry the sediment brought from higher regions nearer its source, and consequently the lower portion of the river valley becomes filled with alluvial deposits; and since in times of flood the rush of water in the high regions tears off and carries down a greater quantity of sediment than usual, the river spreads this also over the lower valley where the plain is flooded, because the rush of water is checked, and the stream in consequence drops its extra load.

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  • The propaganda agencies of all the nations, and especially of the Central Powers, had flooded the mails, used the lecture platforms and organized their semiofficial press.

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  • The Federal Attorney-General, his assistant and the 88 U.S. district attorneys were flooded with silly complaints and beset by unofficial disloyalty hunters and amateur detectives, but kept their heads in most cases remarkably well, as did most of the judges.

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  • above sea-level, and the lower parts of the town are partially flooded in the rainy season.

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  • Sermons, pamphlets, letters from his tireless pen flooded the land, and Luther began to be the leader of a German revolt against Rome.

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  • The market was soon flooded with carelessly made and inferior wampum, but it continued to be circulated in the remote districts of New England through the 17th century, and even into the beginning of the 18th.

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  • The country was flooded with spies, and a special Russian police force was created, the expenses being charged to the Finnish treasury.

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  • The popular conception of Bolivia is that of an extremely rugged mountainous country, although fully three-fifths of it, including the Chiquitos region, is composed of low alluvial plains, great swamps and flooded bottomlands, and gently undulating forest regions.

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  • This region, like that of the north, is subject to periodical inundations in the summer months (November - March or even May), when extensive areas of level country are flooded and traffic is possible only by the use of boats.

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  • Often in the plateau country the dry underair absorbs the rain as it falls; and rarely in the Hopi country do flooded gullies " run through " to the Little Colorado.

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  • above the sea, are so level that the drainage does not carry off the water in the rainy season, and immense areas are flooded for months at a time.

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  • Only a few provisions were made, and those ineffectual, for the protection of the public: later in the same year the legislature passed an act for the suspension of specie payments until the 6th of May 1838, and the consequence was that the state was flooded with irredeemable paper currency.

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  • above the sea, and is flooded in a deep central depression by the waters of Lake Tsana.

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  • below the normal level of the plateau, has somewhat the aspect of a flooded crater.

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  • In the Valcea department, besides many other iodine, sulphur and mud baths, there are the state-supported spas of Calimanescii, Caciulata and Govora, situated among some of the finest Carpathian scenery Most famous of all is Sinaia, the summer residence of the Court; while important springs exist at Lake Sarat, near Braila; at Slanic, in the Prahova department, where flooded and abandoned salt-mines are fitted up as baths; at the Tekir Ghiol mere, near Constantza; and at Baltzatesti (Baltate,itii), in the Neamtzu (Neamtu) department, a favourite resort of invalids from many parts of eastern Europe.

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  • In 1903, however, the level rose and everywhere the land gained from the lake in the previous years was flooded.

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  • It forms the western boundary of the province of Gujarat, and when flooded during the rains unites the Gulfs of Cutch and Cambay, and converts the territory of Cutch into an island.

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  • The country was flooded with government spies and informers, whose efforts were seconded by such voluntary societies as the Association for preserving Liberty and Property against Republicans and Levellers, founded by John Reeves, the historian of English law.

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  • of which are yearly flooded to an average depth of about 3 ft.

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  • From its Coca branch to the mouth of the Curaray the Napo is full of snags and shelving sandbanks, and throws out numerous canos among jungle-tangled islands, which in the wet season are flooded, giving the river an immense width.

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  • The humiliation of the king and queen after their capture at Varennes; the compulsory acceptance of the constitution; the plain incompetence of the new Legislative Assembly; the growing violence of the Parisian mob, and the ascendency of the Jacobins at the Common Hall; the fierce day of the 20th of June (1792), when the mob flooded the Tuileries, and the bloodier day of the 10th of August, when the Swiss guard was massacred and the royal family flung into prison; the murders in the prisons in September; the trial and execution of the king in January (1793); the proscription of the Girondins in June, the execution of the queen in October - if we realize the impression likely to be made upon the sober and homely English imagination by such a heightening of horror by horror, we may easily understand how people came to listen to Burke's voice as the voice of inspiration, and to look on his burning anger as the holy fervour of a prophet of the Lord.

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  • A circle of forts and batteries defends the town and coast, and there is a permanent garrison of 7000 to 9000 men, while 30,000 men can be accommodated within the lines, and the province flooded from this point.

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  • According to some authorities, the moat was flooded during a siege by opening the aqueducts, which crossed the moat at intervals and conveyed water into the city in time of peace.

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  • These and the extensive mud flats and deltas at their mouths are often flooded, by which their fertility is increased, though at a heavy cost to the cultivator.

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  • Sometimes there were two or three circumvallations or even more, and where water was plentiful the ditch between was flooded.

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  • Besides the sterile and monotonous steppes, valuable only as pasture, and so sparsely populated that it is possible to travel for many hours without encountering any sign of human life except a primitive artesian well or a shepherd's hut, there are wide expanses of fen-country, regularly flooded in spring and autumn.

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  • After the peace of Aix-laners and Chapelle, France had been flooded from all quarters customs, of the civilized world, but especially from England, by a concourse of refined and cultured men well acquainted with her usages and her universal language, whom she had received sympathetically.

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  • Others are probably later, and indicate that prosperity continued here, as it did on the other side of the Pyrenees in Gaul, till the later days of the 4th centuryperhaps indeed not till the fatal winters night in 406-7 when the barbarians burst the Rhine frontier and flooded Gaul and even Spain with a deluge from which there was no recovery.

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  • from about 4000 B.C. 1 a wave of Semitic migration poured out of Arabia, and flooded Babylonia certainly, and possibly, more or less, Syria and Palestine also.

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  • When the Irrawaddy is at its height the lower portion of the town is flooded, and the country all round is a sheet of water, but usually for no very long time.

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  • Until 1874, when the existing municipality was constituted, the administration was in the hands of the local government, which devoted itself to raising the centre of the town above the river level, providing land fit for building purposes from the original swamp, which was flooded at spring-tides, and making roads, bridges, culverts and surface drains.

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  • During the rainy season (January and February), when the Jordan overflows its banks, the Zor is flooded, but when the water falls it produces rich crops.

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  • Warmth flooded her face as if it were a bold thing to say.

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  • Her face flooded with warmth.

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  • Reaching inside the door, he flipped the light switch and the room was flooded with light from a ceiling fan.

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  • Warmth flooded her neck and crawled up her cheeks.

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  • Confusion flooded Cynthia's mind, drowning her in doubt and questions.

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  • Tears flooded her eyes and spilled down her cheeks.

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  • And then realization flooded her face with horror.

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  • "Never saw him before," I got out before a wave of nausea flooded in and I erupted again.

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  • Warm light flooded the cold room, and her breath caught.

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  • The world was flooded in some areas and on fire in others with still other parts blanketed in outright war.

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  • Suddenly, it stopped, and his own warm power flooded him.

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  • Relief flooded her, and she flung her arms around his neck.

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  • Relief flooded Linda's features as she saw Sofia.

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  • Tears flooded her eyes and coursed down her cheeks unchecked.

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  • Tears flooded her eyes and she dug in her purse for a tissue.

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  • Relief flooded her as she saw the police tape around the area where she'd found the body.

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  • The image replayed itself in her mind, and guilt flooded her.

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  • With the castle flooded by demons, she didn.t know where she could take the vial to keep it from Sasha when he woke.

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  • Fury flooded him, and he started toward Jade.

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  • She flooded the studio with light, then pulled another blank canvas from the closet and perched it on her easel.

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  • A myriad of emotions flooded over Dean as Corday spoke.

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  • Whatever the cause, her heart did a flip-flop and warmth flooded her face.

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  • Warmth flooded her face as she stepped away from him.

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  • Color flooded her cheeks.

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  • Warmth flooded up her neck and her heart hammered against her ribs.

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  • Warmth flooded up her neck and she avoided his eyes.

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  • Warmth flooded up her neck and she smiled.

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  • Warmth flooded her entire body so quickly that it was almost painful.

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  • New emotions flooded her.

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  • Alarms were sounding, and lights flooded the river and area around it.

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  • The sun flooded in through the still-open drapes, announcing that the violent storm of the night before had fled out to sea.

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  • Suddenly the room was flooded with light and Dean shaded his eyes as turned to see him standing there.

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  • Warmth flooded up Carmen's neck.

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  • Warmth flooded up her neck.

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  • Heat flooded her face and she looked away.

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  • Warmth flooded her face and she tore her gaze from his.

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  • The cuff fell away, and magic flooded her.

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  • Fury flooded her at the taunt.

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  • Rage flooded him as he realized those who betrayed him - and Memon - had come as much from the north as from Tiyan.

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  • "I thought last night …" Warmth flooded her face and she smiled.

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  • Warmth flooded her cheeks as she remembered that she was going to kiss Alex.

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  • Warmth flooded her face again as she spoke.

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  • A warm flush slowly crept up her neck and flooded her face.

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  • Her fingers closed over the cool plastic, and the room flooded with light.

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  • Then memory flooded back with a sharp pain.

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  • Warmth flooded her neck and face.

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  • The captain gave the order to abandon ship as the water flooded the lower decks.

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  • I also feel that the deep adit is probably flooded to above roof level.

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  • atrocity following weeks refugees flooded out, many with tales to tell of appalling atrocities.

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  • For example, the Appalachian coal deposits formed about 300 million years ago in a low-lying basin that was alternately flooded and drained.

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  • According to reports of witnesses, roads in the southern part of Serbia continue to be flooded with tractors and trailers with household belongings.

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  • Last year, 75 of our customers ' homes were flooded internally with sewage due to nearby sewer blockages.

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  • Flames were coming out from #1 turret and I asked the boatswain if the magazine was flooded.

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  • It is an active volcano with a large flooded caldera open to the sea, which forms a natural harbor.

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  • The flooded crater of the southernmost island has a resident population of unnaturally large crocodiles.

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  • Widewater Salinity Page 31 December 2002 Six little dabchicks (=Little Grebes) are spotted repeatedly diving beneath the flooded Widewater Lagoon.

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  • dais in front with colored lights flooded over them and then round to the audience.

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  • devious routes to avoid the flooded roads.

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  • disastrous floods of 1999, for example, many of the towns along the Severn River were severely flooded.

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  • In a market flooded by generic, boring dross, it is games like this that can restore our faith in the industry.

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  • rolling low drumlins and flooded hollows linked by streams and the River Erne.

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  • The roads were flooded, we couldn't get down to the warmth and relative dryness of the plains.

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  • eel traps placed within flooded forest close to the water margin caught a surprising number of specimens.

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  • egrets fished in the flooded Widewater Lagoon (1.59 meters ).

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  • eventful journey on the flooded Road of Bones.

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  • But sadly he had a major plumbing fiasco, where pipes cracked and flooded his house.

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  • flooded caldera of this volcanic island.

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  • flooded quarries and gravel pits.

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  • flooded meadows.

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  • flooded deep valleys.

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  • flooded crater of the southernmost island has a resident population of unnaturally large crocodiles.

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  • further up the valley was flooded for 6 months or more in the winter because of the problems at the river mouth.

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  • gout of blood flooded over the golden fur.

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  • heavy rain can make a pond quickly overflow or be flooded out.

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  • The same flood of liberal humanism which has broken the back of the Church of England, flooded also across Western Catholicism.

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  • involved having to repeatedly cross flooded rivers.

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  • At least two Little Egrets were feeding in the flooded lagoon.

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  • A pair of Mal lards were on the flooded freshwater stream that ran parallel with the river south of Cuckoo's Corner.

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  • mailbox flooded with greetings.

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  • The Rocket House on Great Eye, seen here across the flooded marsh, survived this flood.

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  • Dromius sigma is found on muddy or peaty soils near standing water in fens, lowland marshes, flooded quarries and gravel pits.

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  • A Brief History of the Area The area around Glastonbury was once flooded marshland with dry areas of higher land.

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  • The Reverend Gilbert Scie leads a cleaning effort in his flooded neighborhood of Holy Cross, New Orleans.

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  • Look for signs of discoloring or staining to indicate blocked outfalls or flooded ditches.

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  • A flooded roadside area held numerous MALLARD, a few AMERICAN WIGEON and my first drake pintail of the trip.

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  • Army scuba diving teams in inflatable rafts had rescued around 244 people, including children, from flooded neighborhoods by mid-morning.

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  • heavy rain can make a pond quickly overflow or be flooded out.

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  • It's a nice day now, and I feel a bit less seedy than writing in a flooded underpass at 5am.

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  • The few patches of water linking the lake with the flooded forest were too shallow to allow any large fish to escape.

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  • silhouetted against the background of a white curtain flooded by the light of a new day.

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  • slough that ran along a flooded creek bed.

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  • stolen speedboats took her from her flooded neighborhood; stolen moving trucks brought her to the convention center.

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  • The major problem is that the display has flooded with a huge black splodge behind the screen.

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  • We walked a couple of miles out across the flooded steppe.

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  • W and down dip from the junction with the hauling level leads to a flooded stope, Blue Lake.

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  • The water flooded into control rooms and an electric substation causing damage to operating equipment.

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  • swamp forest and marshes had just become flooded.

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  • Unlike Hawaiian taro cultivation which is done in patches flooded with water, Samoans grow taro cultivation which is done in patches flooded with water, Samoans grow taro in unflooded but wet soil.

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  • Copper money, although virtually valueless, flooded the country and nearly all gold and silver coinage disappeared.

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  • Thus my fried aubergines were gorgeous and crisp and I could add just a little vinaigrette to my salad instead of it being flooded.

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  • Approaching Burnhill Junction, the track passes through a flooded cutting with marsh vegetation, such as the delicate marsh violet.

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  • After passing a flooded winze on the left, the adit reaches Williams Shaft which is solidly filled.

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  • The northern part of the Gran Chaco is partly wooded and swampy, and as the slope eastward is very gentle and the rivers much obstructed by sand bars, floating trees and vegetation, large areas are regularly flooded during rainy seasons.

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  • During this period the bank-note circulation was increased to $161,700,000, and two mortgage banks - the National Hypothecary Bank and the Provincial Mortgage Bank (of Buenos Aires) - flooded the country with $509,000,000 of cedulas (hypothecary bonds).

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  • The Central Plateau has probably been a land mass ever since this period, but the rest of the country was flooded by the Palaeozoic sea.

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  • They are flooded of ter rain, and in seasons of drought many of them, especially the tributaries of the Darling, become chains of ponds.

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  • The The siege dykes were cut, the land flooded, but again and again and relief a relieving force was baulked in its attempts to reach of Leiden.

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  • The country was flooded with Jesuits and friars, whose arguments were reinforced by quartering troops, veterans of the Indian wars in Mexico, on the refractory inhabitants.

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  • deep in parts and can be flooded from neighbouring watercourses.

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  • Logwood forests fringe all the lagoons and many parts of the seaboard, which are flooded during the rainy season.

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  • In 1541 the richest mine was hopelessly flooded; in the insurrection of Bohemia against Ferdinand I.

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  • of the dam became flooded, so that a complete examination of the archaeology of the district had to be carried out in order to save historical evidence from destruction.

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  • Where the marsh is open and grassy, flooded only at high tides or in rainy seasons, and the ground firm enough to bear cattle, it is used as range.

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  • The " buckshot clays " of the backlands, which are so stiff that they can scarcely be ploughed until flooded and softened, and are remarkably retentive of moisture, are ideal rice soil; but none of the alluvial lands has an underlying hardpan, and they cannot as a rule be drained sufficiently to make the use of heavy harvesting machinery possible.

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  • After 1868 the mines were again abandoned and flooded, the mining property being ruined during the civil war.

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  • The so-called Whittlesey Wash, in the neighbourhood of the town, is among several tracts in the fens which are perennially flooded.

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  • Large areas of these great river plains are annually flooded, the flood-plains of the Amazon extending nearly across the whole country and comprising thousands of square miles.

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  • A great part of the river systems of the country with their flooded areas are highly favourable to the development of reptilian life.

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  • In the northern temperate zone we find forests of a single species, others of three or four species; in this great tropical forest the habit of growth is solitary and an acre of ground will contain hundreds of species - palms, myrtles, acacias, mimosas, cecropias, euphorbias, malvaceas, laurels, cedrellas, bignonias, bombaceas, apocyneas, malpigias, lecythises, swartzias, &c. The vegetation of the lower river-margins, which are periodically flooded, differs in some particulars from that of the higher ground, and the same variation is to be found between the forests of the upper and lower Amazon, and between the Amazon and its principal tributaries.

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  • and the counts of Cilli, flooded northern and western Hungary with Hussite mercenaries, one of whom, Jan Giszkra, she made her captain-general, while Wladislaus held the central and south-eastern parts of the realm.

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  • (3) For clearing flooded mines.

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  • As a last resort the mine may be flooded with water.

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  • Mines may become flooded by the inrush of surface waters in times of great rainfall or sudden floods, or by the undermining of surface waters.

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  • The mine workings may also be flooded Flooding of by large bodies of underground water.

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  • This alluvial region, flooded in the rainy season, gives place about 9° N.

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  • Fields of wheat and other cereals rarely recover after a week's submergence, but orchards and many trees when at rest in winter withstand a flooded or water-logged condition of the soil for two or three weeks without damage.

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  • When the coal is fired by the blast of an explosion it is often necessary to isolate the mine completely by stopping up the mouths of the pits with earth, or in extreme cases it must be flooded with water or carbonic acid before the fire can be brought under.

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  • In 1799 Thomas Parker, of Alexandria, Virginia, laid out a village (which was named Alexandria) below the mouth of the Scioto, but as the ground was frequently flooded the village did not thrive, and about 1810 the inhabitants removed to Portsmouth.

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  • The most productive region is that on the east, which belongs to the valley of the Loire; the central districts are tolerably fertile but marshy, being often flooded by the Cher; while in the south and south-west there is a considerable extent of dry and fertile land.

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  • was first formed in 470 B.C. by the "synoecism" of the neighbouring villages, the river Ophis flowed through the midst of it, and the Spartan king Agesipolis dammed it up below the town and so flooded out the Mantineians and sapped their walls, which were of unbaked brick.

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  • It was begun in 1607 - a year when the city was completely flooded - but was not completed until 1789, and then it was found that the city was still subject to partial inundations, although an enormous sum of money and 70,000 lives of Indian labourers had been expended upon it.

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  • and remained flooded until 1634.

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  • In the rainy season this valley becomes a sea, flooded by the discharge of the Khanega; in summer the Arabs dig holes here which supply them with brackish water.

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  • Poas (8895), the scene of a violent eruption in 1834, begins a fresh series of igneous peaks, some with flooded craters, some with a constant escape of smoke and vapour.

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  • Besieged from May until October, it was at length relieved by the cutting of the dikes, thus enabling ships to carry provisions to the inhabitants of the flooded town.

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  • above the level of the lowest, and was flooded on an average once in every twenty-five years.

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  • It had been protected under the native kings by a system of dikes, which were added to under the earlier viceroys, but serious inundations in 1553 and 1580 flooded the city, and the latter suggested the relief of the highest lake, that of Zumpango, by a tunnel carrying its chief affluent into a tributary of the Panuco, and so to the Atlantic. This, however, was not then undertaken, and when mooted again in 1603 was opposed as certain to involve a heavy sacrifice of Indian life.

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  • "water," 12,139 ft.), so named in 1541 because it destroyed the forme(capital of Guatemala with a deluge of water from its flooded crater; and Pacaya (8390), a group of igneous peaks which were in eruption in 1870.

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  • It is here that an irrigation project, involving the diversion of some of the river water to the low plain, led to disaster in 1904, when the flooded river washed away the canal gates at the intake and overflowed the plain, drowning the newly established farms, compelling a railway to shift its track, and forming a lake (Salton Sea) which would require years of evaporation to remove (see COLORADO RIvER).

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  • More important is San Francisco Bay, situated about midway on the Pacific coast of the United States, the result of a moderate depression whereby a transverse valley, formerly followed by Sacramento river through the outermost of the Coast ranges, has been converted into a narrow straitthe Golden Gate and a wider intermont longitudinal valley has been flooded, forming the expansion of the inner bay.

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  • 10, by which date, by damming the lower reaches of the Yser and opening the sluices between Dixmude and Nieuport, a large flooded area was placed between the two armies.

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  • After suffering dreadfully from want of wafer and fuel they entered Kansu, having recrossed the flooded Hwang-ho, but it was not till January 1845 that they reached Tang-Kiul on the boundary.

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  • The Cabres called it the Paragua, because it flooded such a vast area of country.

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  • area, so little above sea level that much of it is periodically flooded.

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  • The wealth of the ancient Siphniotes was shown by their treasury at Delphi, where they deposited the tenth of their gold and silver; but, says the legend, they once failed to do this, and Apollo in his anger flooded their mines.

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  • These entertainments took place in the amphitheatre, which was flooded with water, or in specially constructed basins (also called naumachiae).

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  • In winter it is often so deeply covered with snow as to be well-nigh inaccessible, while in spring and autumn it is frequently flooded by the waters of a small brook which becomes a torrent after rain or a thaw.

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  • It is frequently flooded in winter and in consequence fever is prevalent.

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  • It is surrounded by a wall and deep dry ditch that can be flooded, and is encircled by orchards and gardens which extend all round for miles and even penetrate the heart of the town.

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  • They act the part of conductors when the land is to be flooded, and of main drains when it is to be laid dry.

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  • When the surface-water of a river is higher than the fields right and left, there is nothing easier than to breach the embankments and flood the fields - in fact, it may be more difficult to prevent their being flooded than to flood them - but in ordinary floods the Nile is never higher than all the bordering lands, and in years of feeble flood it is higher than none of them.

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  • The very much broader depression of the Danube is associated with the formation of the Alps, and was flooded by the sea during a part of the Miocene period.

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  • When the slope down which a river runs has become very slight, it is unable to carry the sediment brought from higher regions nearer its source, and consequently the lower portion of the river valley becomes filled with alluvial deposits; and since in times of flood the rush of water in the high regions tears off and carries down a greater quantity of sediment than usual, the river spreads this also over the lower valley where the plain is flooded, because the rush of water is checked, and the stream in consequence drops its extra load.

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  • The propaganda agencies of all the nations, and especially of the Central Powers, had flooded the mails, used the lecture platforms and organized their semiofficial press.

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  • The Federal Attorney-General, his assistant and the 88 U.S. district attorneys were flooded with silly complaints and beset by unofficial disloyalty hunters and amateur detectives, but kept their heads in most cases remarkably well, as did most of the judges.

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  • above sea-level, and the lower parts of the town are partially flooded in the rainy season.

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  • Sermons, pamphlets, letters from his tireless pen flooded the land, and Luther began to be the leader of a German revolt against Rome.

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  • The market was soon flooded with carelessly made and inferior wampum, but it continued to be circulated in the remote districts of New England through the 17th century, and even into the beginning of the 18th.

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  • The country was flooded with spies, and a special Russian police force was created, the expenses being charged to the Finnish treasury.

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  • The popular conception of Bolivia is that of an extremely rugged mountainous country, although fully three-fifths of it, including the Chiquitos region, is composed of low alluvial plains, great swamps and flooded bottomlands, and gently undulating forest regions.

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  • This region, like that of the north, is subject to periodical inundations in the summer months (November - March or even May), when extensive areas of level country are flooded and traffic is possible only by the use of boats.

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  • Often in the plateau country the dry underair absorbs the rain as it falls; and rarely in the Hopi country do flooded gullies " run through " to the Little Colorado.

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  • above the sea, are so level that the drainage does not carry off the water in the rainy season, and immense areas are flooded for months at a time.

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  • Only a few provisions were made, and those ineffectual, for the protection of the public: later in the same year the legislature passed an act for the suspension of specie payments until the 6th of May 1838, and the consequence was that the state was flooded with irredeemable paper currency.

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  • above the sea, and is flooded in a deep central depression by the waters of Lake Tsana.

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  • below the normal level of the plateau, has somewhat the aspect of a flooded crater.

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  • His sojourn in Europe fell exactly in the time when, in England, the reaction against the sentimental atheism of Shelley, the pagan sensitivity of Keats, and the sublime, Satanic outcastness of Byron was at its height; when, in the Catholic countries, the negative exaggerations of the French Revolution were inducing a counter current of positive faith, which threw men into the arms of a half-sentimental, half-aesthetic medievalism; and when, in Germany, the aristocratic paganism of Goethe was being swept aside by that tide of dutiful, romantic patriotism which flooded the country, as soon as it began to feel that it still existed after being run over by Napoleon's war-chariot.

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  • In the Valcea department, besides many other iodine, sulphur and mud baths, there are the state-supported spas of Calimanescii, Caciulata and Govora, situated among some of the finest Carpathian scenery Most famous of all is Sinaia, the summer residence of the Court; while important springs exist at Lake Sarat, near Braila; at Slanic, in the Prahova department, where flooded and abandoned salt-mines are fitted up as baths; at the Tekir Ghiol mere, near Constantza; and at Baltzatesti (Baltate,itii), in the Neamtzu (Neamtu) department, a favourite resort of invalids from many parts of eastern Europe.

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  • In 1903, however, the level rose and everywhere the land gained from the lake in the previous years was flooded.

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  • It forms the western boundary of the province of Gujarat, and when flooded during the rains unites the Gulfs of Cutch and Cambay, and converts the territory of Cutch into an island.

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  • The country was flooded with government spies and informers, whose efforts were seconded by such voluntary societies as the Association for preserving Liberty and Property against Republicans and Levellers, founded by John Reeves, the historian of English law.

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  • of which are yearly flooded to an average depth of about 3 ft.

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  • From its Coca branch to the mouth of the Curaray the Napo is full of snags and shelving sandbanks, and throws out numerous canos among jungle-tangled islands, which in the wet season are flooded, giving the river an immense width.

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  • The humiliation of the king and queen after their capture at Varennes; the compulsory acceptance of the constitution; the plain incompetence of the new Legislative Assembly; the growing violence of the Parisian mob, and the ascendency of the Jacobins at the Common Hall; the fierce day of the 20th of June (1792), when the mob flooded the Tuileries, and the bloodier day of the 10th of August, when the Swiss guard was massacred and the royal family flung into prison; the murders in the prisons in September; the trial and execution of the king in January (1793); the proscription of the Girondins in June, the execution of the queen in October - if we realize the impression likely to be made upon the sober and homely English imagination by such a heightening of horror by horror, we may easily understand how people came to listen to Burke's voice as the voice of inspiration, and to look on his burning anger as the holy fervour of a prophet of the Lord.

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  • A circle of forts and batteries defends the town and coast, and there is a permanent garrison of 7000 to 9000 men, while 30,000 men can be accommodated within the lines, and the province flooded from this point.

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  • According to some authorities, the moat was flooded during a siege by opening the aqueducts, which crossed the moat at intervals and conveyed water into the city in time of peace.

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  • These and the extensive mud flats and deltas at their mouths are often flooded, by which their fertility is increased, though at a heavy cost to the cultivator.

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  • Sometimes there were two or three circumvallations or even more, and where water was plentiful the ditch between was flooded.

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  • Besides the sterile and monotonous steppes, valuable only as pasture, and so sparsely populated that it is possible to travel for many hours without encountering any sign of human life except a primitive artesian well or a shepherd's hut, there are wide expanses of fen-country, regularly flooded in spring and autumn.

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  • After the peace of Aix-laners and Chapelle, France had been flooded from all quarters customs, of the civilized world, but especially from England, by a concourse of refined and cultured men well acquainted with her usages and her universal language, whom she had received sympathetically.

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  • Others are probably later, and indicate that prosperity continued here, as it did on the other side of the Pyrenees in Gaul, till the later days of the 4th centuryperhaps indeed not till the fatal winters night in 406-7 when the barbarians burst the Rhine frontier and flooded Gaul and even Spain with a deluge from which there was no recovery.

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  • from about 4000 B.C. 1 a wave of Semitic migration poured out of Arabia, and flooded Babylonia certainly, and possibly, more or less, Syria and Palestine also.

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  • When the Irrawaddy is at its height the lower portion of the town is flooded, and the country all round is a sheet of water, but usually for no very long time.

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  • Until 1874, when the existing municipality was constituted, the administration was in the hands of the local government, which devoted itself to raising the centre of the town above the river level, providing land fit for building purposes from the original swamp, which was flooded at spring-tides, and making roads, bridges, culverts and surface drains.

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  • During the rainy season (January and February), when the Jordan overflows its banks, the Zor is flooded, but when the water falls it produces rich crops.

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  • Army scuba diving teams in inflatable rafts had rescued around 244 people, including children, from flooded neighborhoods by mid-morning.

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  • Her power flooded through the scorched earth in a soothing wave of relief.

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  • It 's a nice day now, and I feel a bit less seedy than writing in a flooded underpass at 5am.

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  • About 110 million years ago, rising sea levels flooded southern England, and a shallow lagoon formed.

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  • The few patches of water linking the lake with the flooded forest were too shallow to allow any large fish to escape.

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  • A man 's figure is silhouetted against the background of a white curtain flooded by the light of a new day.

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  • My favorite spot was on small opening in the middle of a mile long cattail slough that ran along a flooded creek bed.

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  • More than 26,600 people were evacuated from flooded villages in southeastern portions of Luzon Island, the worst-hit area.

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  • Stolen speedboats took her from her flooded neighborhood; stolen moving trucks brought her to the convention center.

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  • The major problem is that the display has flooded with a huge black splodge behind the screen.

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  • We walked a couple of miles out across the flooded steppe.

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  • W and down dip from the junction with the hauling level leads to a flooded stope, Blue Lake.

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  • The water flooded into control rooms and an electric substation causing damage to operating equipment.

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  • When I arrived in December, the rainy season was well under way and the swamp forest and marshes had just become flooded.

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  • Unlike Hawaiian taro cultivation which is done in patches flooded with water, Samoans grow taro in unflooded but wet soil.

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  • The Earth is flooded with these tiny particles, without us ever noticing.

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  • Copper money, although virtually valueless, flooded the country and nearly all gold and silver coinage disappeared.

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  • Thus my fried aubergines were gorgeous and crisp and I could add just a little vinaigrette to my salad instead of it being flooded.

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  • Approaching Burnhill Junction, the track passes through a flooded cutting with marsh vegetation, such as the delicate marsh violet.

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  • After passing a flooded winze on the left, the adit reaches Williams Shaft which is solidly filled.

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  • The inept plumber only made things worse; now our whole basement is flooded!

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  • This is our twenty-eighth consecutive day of rain! The ground is soggy and roads are flooded everywhere.

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  • Up until recently, each instrument was produced by a only few trusted manufacturers, but in the past 20 years the market has been flooded with instruments in all price ranges.

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  • The marketplace is flooded with a wide range of brands and models of wireless routers, each potentially offering something unique over its competition.

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  • While the damage could be slight, unless you know the exact circumstances surrounding the water damage, the furniture could come from a flooded warehouse.

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  • Methane is produced when rice fields are flooded.

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  • These days, the market is flooded with digital SLR cameras and an increasing amount of hobby photographers have been snapping them up.

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  • Now, the market is flooded with digital cameras for photographers with varying skill levels, and the industry continues to expand.

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  • Fans frantically flooded the arena with phone calls wondering if Miley's show was going to be canceled because of the fatal tour bus accident.

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  • More currently, however, brick-and-mortar universities as well as purely online schools have flooded the marketplace with a myriad of options.

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  • Consequently, dozens of religious organizations have flooded the market with cruises designed to teach married couples how to strengthen their relationship with God and enhance their commitment to one other.

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  • The market is flooded with pet items, some of which are necessary while others are not.

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  • These bog farms are large beds or wetland areas that can easily be flooded manually.

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  • If you're basement is damp or has ever flooded, it's a good idea to contact a home inspector, preferably one who specializes in basement or foundation waterproofing problems.

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  • The ring became popular and reproductions soon flooded the market.

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  • The influence of Art Deco could be seen early in the movement by inexpensive furniture pieces that flooded the market.

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  • Authentic antique hat pins can be difficult to find and the market is flooded with reproductions.

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  • Microsoft is taking the necessary precautions to ensure their new mobile platform succeeds in a competitive smartphone industry flooded with iPhones and Blackberry devices.

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  • Children from families with multiple problems flooded the child welfare system.

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  • No one should swim alone or play along flooded streams or streets.

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  • Legend has it that in 1909, Marcel Proust bit into a Madeleine and his mind was flooded with memories of his childhood.

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  • You don't want to sacrifice your sex life for a room that is too docile and restive because you flooded it with only yin colors.

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  • The site also has special collections such as National Cemeteries, Woodman of the World, Flooded Cemeteries, and California Missions searches.

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  • The real estate market became flooded with supply, even as demand decreased further due to continued interest rate increases.

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  • They may be most noticeable during the first three months, when the woman's body is flooded with hormones.

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  • The flood, which occurred when a dirt dam collapsed, flooded the entire large town of Johnstown.

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  • When hundreds of calls flooded the CONAD operations center, the organization initiated Santa radar in the spirit of holiday cheer.

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  • Craigslist is a big site, and depending on the city, an ad poster can be flooded with dozens if not hundreds of responses in her or her email inbox.

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  • That chamber is then flooded with hydrogen and hydrocarbon gases at a precise combination of temperature, pressure, and chemical formula that will induce a unique "rain" of carbon to fall onto the chip.

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  • This flooded Europe with rough diamonds and within a few months the talented Antwerp craftsmen were again creating top quality gemstones, better than ever before because of the techniques that they had developed.

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  • Unfortunately, the Internet is flooded with stories about people who have had trouble trying to cancel free trial mail order subscription services, so use caution when signing up for free service subscriptions.

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  • Soon the company was flooded with orders for the shoe that purported health benefits.

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  • The darkness of Stefan's life flooded their relationship, forcing Elena to choose to be away from Stefan.

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  • Combining topics important to everyday women with appearances from celebrities, it is hoped to be a successful addition to an already flooded market of talk shows catered to women in production.

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  • TLC executives say viewers have flooded the network praising the couple for inspiring kids who also have Spondylo-Epiphyseal Dysplasia.

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  • The elderly Weir lost her expeditionary force when the city flooded.

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  • When the series ended with Number Six's escape from The Village in episode 17, the ending was so ambiguous that TV stations were flooded with phonecalls from viewers wanting to know what the hell just happened here.

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  • The screech of a TIE Fighter (Twin Ion Engine) was unlike anything movie goers had ever witnessed when swarms of Star Wars' TIE fighters first flooded movie screens in massive numbers.

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  • There's nothing like the thrill of signing up for a new social site and having your inbox flooded with requests for "friends."

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  • Fury flooded him, and he started toward Jade.

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  • She flooded the studio with light, then pulled another blank canvas from the closet and perched it on her easel.

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  • Whatever the cause, her heart did a flip-flop and warmth flooded her face.

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  • Warmth flooded her face as she stepped away from him.

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  • Color flooded her cheeks.

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  • The sun flooded in through the still-open drapes, announcing that the violent storm of the night before had fled out to sea.

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  • Warmth flooded up Carmen's neck.

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  • Heat flooded her face and she looked away.

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  • The cuff fell away, and magic flooded her.

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  • Fury flooded her at the taunt.

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  • Warmth flooded her cheeks as she met his gaze.

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  • "I thought last night …" Warmth flooded her face and she smiled.

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  • Warmth flooded her cheeks as she remembered that she was going to kiss Alex.

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  • Warmth flooded her face again as she spoke.

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  • A warm flush slowly crept up her neck and flooded her face.

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  • Her fingers closed over the cool plastic, and the room flooded with light.

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  • Then memory flooded back with a sharp pain.

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  • During this period the bank-note circulation was increased to $161,700,000, and two mortgage banks - the National Hypothecary Bank and the Provincial Mortgage Bank (of Buenos Aires) - flooded the country with $509,000,000 of cedulas (hypothecary bonds).

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  • The Central Plateau has probably been a land mass ever since this period, but the rest of the country was flooded by the Palaeozoic sea.

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  • They are flooded of ter rain, and in seasons of drought many of them, especially the tributaries of the Darling, become chains of ponds.

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  • The country was flooded with Jesuits and friars, whose arguments were reinforced by quartering troops, veterans of the Indian wars in Mexico, on the refractory inhabitants.

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  • Logwood forests fringe all the lagoons and many parts of the seaboard, which are flooded during the rainy season.

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  • In 1541 the richest mine was hopelessly flooded; in the insurrection of Bohemia against Ferdinand I.

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  • of the dam became flooded, so that a complete examination of the archaeology of the district had to be carried out in order to save historical evidence from destruction.

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  • Where the marsh is open and grassy, flooded only at high tides or in rainy seasons, and the ground firm enough to bear cattle, it is used as range.

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  • The " buckshot clays " of the backlands, which are so stiff that they can scarcely be ploughed until flooded and softened, and are remarkably retentive of moisture, are ideal rice soil; but none of the alluvial lands has an underlying hardpan, and they cannot as a rule be drained sufficiently to make the use of heavy harvesting machinery possible.

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  • After 1868 the mines were again abandoned and flooded, the mining property being ruined during the civil war.

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  • Large areas of these great river plains are annually flooded, the flood-plains of the Amazon extending nearly across the whole country and comprising thousands of square miles.

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  • A great part of the river systems of the country with their flooded areas are highly favourable to the development of reptilian life.

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  • In the northern temperate zone we find forests of a single species, others of three or four species; in this great tropical forest the habit of growth is solitary and an acre of ground will contain hundreds of species - palms, myrtles, acacias, mimosas, cecropias, euphorbias, malvaceas, laurels, cedrellas, bignonias, bombaceas, apocyneas, malpigias, lecythises, swartzias, &c. The vegetation of the lower river-margins, which are periodically flooded, differs in some particulars from that of the higher ground, and the same variation is to be found between the forests of the upper and lower Amazon, and between the Amazon and its principal tributaries.

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  • Warmth flooded her cheeks as she met his gaze.

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  • And feeling the bright light that flooded the whole place and the warm air heated by the crowd, Natasha little by little began to pass into a state of intoxication she had not experienced for a long while.

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  • The genuine as well as the false paper money which flooded Moscow lost its value.

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