How to use Fly in a sentence

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  • We can't naturally fly, so we make airplanes.

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  • They let him fly back to Virginia.

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  • I have a feeling you're getting ready to fly the coop.

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  • You could fly down after work on Friday.

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  • The band played "Fly Me to The Moon".

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  • Tomorrow night we fly up north.

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  • She'll drive Howie's car back to Boston and leave the car at the airport and fly out this evening.

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  • Fly down on Friday and we can put this whole thing in a file cabinet by the weekend.

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  • My mother wouldn't hurt a fly.

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  • I was there and really helped him fly the kites.

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  • Even a bird is smart enough to push the fledgling out of the nest when it fails to fly on its own.

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  • My sister is supposed to fly into Fayetteville later today.

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  • A fly lighted on the baby's cheek, and he brushed it away.

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  • So, if we had the wings, and could escape the Gargoyles, we might fly to that rock and be saved.

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  • As they had no wings the strangers could not fly away, and if they jumped down from such a height they would surely be killed.

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  • She knew better than to relax around her father, whose hand was likely to fly at the drop of a hat.

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  • In many genera of Lampyridae the female can fly as well as the male; among these are the South European "fireflies."

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  • He has given you wings with which to fly through the air.

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  • It is most perplexing and exasperating that just at the moment when you need your memory and a nice sense of discrimination, these faculties take to themselves wings and fly away.

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  • In almost all climes the tortoise and the frog are among the precursors and heralds of this season, and birds fly with song and glancing plumage, and plants spring and bloom, and winds blow, to correct this slight oscillation of the poles and preserve the equilibrium of nature.

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  • No, it would be best to fly out and then lease a car for a month.

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  • Tomorrow he would make arrangements to fly back to Arkansas and drive his car back.

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  • Forced to fly to France, he there, at Lyons, in 1245, convened a council, which enforced his condemnation of the emperor.

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  • You do not know the relief of brushing away a fly that has bitten you, nor the delight of eating delicious food, nor the satisfaction of drawing a long breath of fresh, pure air.

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  • The bees circle round a queenless hive in the hot beams of the midday sun as gaily as around the living hives; from a distance it smells of honey like the others, and bees fly in and out in the same way.

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  • In and out of the hive long black robber bees smeared with honey fly timidly and shiftily.

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  • My parents, now residing in Florida, would attend the ceremony along with my older brother and his family who would fly in from Seattle, Oregon.

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  • Maybe I should fly out and talk to Howie in person.

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  • One chore remained before I'd do so though I was as nervous as a fly on a fry pan about it.

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  • His shirt was untucked and Dean glanced at his fly, wondering if he'd been caught using a tree for a call of nature.

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  • She turned her back to him, hoping he.d fly off in his pterodactyl form or disappear into the depths of the forest as a jaguar.

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  • Surely he didn't expect her to hop on a plane and fly down there with him.

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  • The run was eight feet high and had a top, so they wouldn't fly out and nothing would get in.

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  • Surely he had heard the gravel fly when her car had stopped.

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  • I wanted a bird to remind you of Bird Song, and that you're gonna fly back here real soon.

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  • Was Fitzgerald's fly open when you saw him?

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  • He'd been disappointed that she wasn't there when he woke or to fly with him to Tim's Montana home.

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  • They want to know if you could fly down and back for a day.

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  • Tomorrow they would fly back to Arkansas and for once she wasn't ready to go.

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  • She asked if I thought Martha would fly out for the funeral or memorial service.

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  • Randy had been told before school about the telephone call from Norfolk and she had dismissed his offer to fly down with her.

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  • It would take her as long to drive to Fayetteville as it would for him to fly there from Tulsa.

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  • Plus, we have powers formerly attributed to the ancient gods; we can fly, talk to people in other places, and see what is happening elsewhere.

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  • The back of his skull buzzed harder until he wondered if his scalp was about to spin off and fly away.

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  • After a while he found it necessary to fly from the Mahommedan court and join the main body of the English at Falta.

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  • Many pretty little finches fly about the maize-fields and fruit-gardens, and a little green parakeet is met with as l;.igh as 12,000 ft.

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  • If the Gargoyles can unhook the wings then the power to fly lies in the wings themselves, and not in the wooden bodies of the people who wear them.

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  • He knelt on the ground and closed his eyes, seeking out the writhing darkness of his demon side.  If the demons had the power to transform and fly, he could access his demon powers, too, even if the Immortal side of him was bound by Death's underworld.     "Berries," Toby commanded the tree before him.

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  • Henry II., duke of Brunswick, then took command of the troops of the league, and after Albert had been placed under the imperial ban in December 1553 he was defeated by Duke Henry, and compelled to fly to France.

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  • Under such conditions the pillar begins to yield, and fragments of mineral fly off with explosive violence, exactly as a specimen of rock will splinter under pressure in a testing machine.

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  • A brave general Uguccione and an ambitious man, he captured Lucca and defeated the Florentines and their allies from Naples at Montecatini in 1315, but the following year he lost both Pisa and Lucca and had to fly from Tuscany.

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  • The tip of the proboscis is armed with a complicated series of chitinous teeth and rasps, by means of which the fly is enabled to pierce the skin of its victim; as usual in Diptera the organ is closed on the upper side by the labrum, or upper lip, and contains the hypopharynx or common outlet of the paired salivary glands, which are situated in the abdomen.

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  • He made himself conspicuous by issuing a pamphlet in justification of the iconoclasts who devastated Flanders in 1566, and on Alva's arrival next year had to fly the country.

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  • In this case the wings fly the bird.

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  • Do not let your child fly a kite near electricity pylons.

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  • But the pupa hangs from the surface by means of paired respiratory trumpets on the prothorax, the dorsal thoracic surface, where the cuticle splits to allow the emergence of the fly, being thus directed towards the upper air.

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  • They are beautiful objects in the autumn woods; Amanita muscaria, the fly fungus, formerly known as Agaricus muscarius, being especially remarkable by its bright red cap covered with white warts.

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  • One day Voltaire sent his orders, &c., back; the next Frederick returned them, but Voltaire had quite made up his mind to fly.

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  • If the glass is very badly annealed, the lenses made from it may fly to pieces during or of ter manufacture, but apart from such extreme cases the optical effects of internal strain are not readily observed except in large optical apparatus.

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  • For twelve years he successfully resisted the Assyrians; but the failure of his allies in the west to act in concert with him, and the overthrow of the Elamites, eventually compelled him to fly to his ancestral domains in the marshes of southern Babylonia.

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  • Etanna conspired with the eagle to fly to the highest heaven.

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  • When the king began to hint at the recall of Piero de' Medici, whose envoys had gained his ear, the signory ordered the citizens to be ready to fly to arms. The proposal was dropped, but Charles demanded an immense sum of money before he would leave the city; long discussions followed, and when at last he presented an insolent ultimatum the syndics refused to accept it.

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  • Dara in person took the field against his brothers, but was defeated and compelled to fly.

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  • The fly shuttle was also apparently first introduced at Providence in 1788.

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  • Swedenborg knew that the machine would not fly, but suggested it as a start and was confident that the problem would be solved.

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  • The two families to which special attention has been paid are the Aphidae or plant-lice (" green fly ") and the Coccidae or scale-insects.

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  • They fly about from July till October, living upon the sap of the vine, which is sucked up by the rostrum from the leaves or buds.

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  • While yet a young man (212) he forced his neighbour Syphax, prince of western Numidia, who had recently entered into an alliance with Rome, to fly to the Moors in the extreme west of Africa.

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  • The tsetse fly (Glossing morsitans) infests several districts; the sand-flea has been imported from the west coast.

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  • Some Cretaceous or Upper Jurassic rocks occur in the basin of the Fly river.

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  • Most of western British New Guinea consists of recent superficial deposits, in the basin of the Fly river.

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  • Ceratochelys insculpta of the Fly river, a chelonian peculiar to New Guinea, is remarkable in having its nearest affinities (as have the Papuan tortoises) with South American species.

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  • On the banks of the Fly river d'Albertis observed at least two widely differing types, those on its upper course bearing some resemblance to the tribes of the eastern coast.

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  • On the other hand they appear and vanish 15, exercise miraculous powers", and fly 17.

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  • On June r 1, 1762, Emile was condemned by the parlement of Paris, and two days previously Madame de Luxembourg and the prince de Conti gave the author information that he would be arrested if he did not fly.

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  • When cultivated in greenhouses liliums are subject to attack from aphides (green fly) in the early stages of growth.

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  • Lichtenstein has established the fact that from the egg of the Aphis of Pistachio galls, Anopleura lentisci, is hatched an apterous insect (the gall-founder), which gives birth to young Aphides (emigrants), and that these, having acquired wings, fly to the roots of certain grasses (Bromus sterilis and Hordeum vulgare), and by budding underground give rise to several generations of apterous insects, whence finally comes a winged brood (the pupifera).

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  • These last issuing from the ground fly to the Pistachio, and on it deposit their pupae.

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  • On the Hessian fly, Cecidomyia destructor, Say, the May brood of which produces swellings immediately above the joints of barley attacked by it, see Asa Fitch, The Hessian Fly (Albany, 1847), reprinted from Trans.

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  • In 1863 he.took part in the Polish rebellion, and was compelled to fly to Paris, where he only returned in 1871.

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  • Mark, in one of his fits of jealousy, banishes Tristan and Iseult from the court; the two fly to the woods, where they lead an idyllic life, blissfully happy in each other's company.

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  • This action made him so hated by the mob that he had to fly for his life in the disguise of a priest.

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  • He led a force from Kabul, met Ayub's army close to Kandahar, and the complete victory which he there won forced Ayub Khan to fly into Persia.

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  • The wood of the fly honeysuckle is extremely hard, and the clear portions between the joints of the stems, when their pith has been removed, were stated by Linnaeus to be utilized in Sweden for making tobacco-pipes.

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  • Solemn and gay dances were frequent, and a sport called the bird-dance excited the admiration of foreigners for the skill and daring with which groups of performers dressed as birds let themselves down by ropes wound round the top of a high mast, so as to fly whirled in circles far above the ground.

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  • Nevertheless, the fact, commented upon by several observers, that even here an infected fly is only infectious for a comparatively short period suggests that this species of fly, at any rate, is not the true alternate host in which the life-cycle of that particular Trypanosome is completed.

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  • Certain individuals of a particular character form definite rounded cysts in the rectum of the fly; in this condition, the only sign of Trypanosome structure is afforded by the two nuclei, which remain separate.

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  • Haakon, therefore, stirred up strife between Snorri's kinsman Sturla and Snorri, who had to fly from Reykjaholt in 1236; and in 12 3 7 he left the country and went back to Norway.

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  • Frederick, whose authoritative temper was at once offended by the independent tone of the Arnoldist party, concluded with the pope a treaty of alliance (October 16, 1152) of such a nature that the Arnoldists were at once put in a minority in the Roman government; and when the second successor of Eugenius III., the energetic and austere Adrian IV.(the Englishman, Nicholas Breakspear), placed Rome under an interdict, the senate, already rudely shaken, submitted, and Arnold was forced to fly into Campania (1155).

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  • The balloon in the absence of wind can only rise and fall in a vertical line; the flying creature can fly in a horizontal plane in any given direction.

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  • No machine, however light and powerful, will ever fly whose travelling surfaces are not properly fashioned and properly applied to the air.

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  • If a bird attempts to fly in a calm, the wings must be made to smite the air after the manner of.

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  • If two boys attempt to fly a kite in a calm, the one must hold up the kite and let go when the other runs.

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  • If the wings did not themselves fly forward, they could not possibly cause the body of the bird to fly forward.

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  • In the 1 96th proposition of his work (De motu animalium, Leiden, 1685) he states that " If the expanded wings of a bird suspended in the air shall strike the undisturbed air beneath it with a motion perpendicular to the horizon, the bird will fly with a transverse motion in a plane parallel with the horizon."

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  • Several inventors succeeded in making models fly by the aid of aeroplanes and screws, as, e.g.

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  • William was supported by the Zeelanders and Ada was forced to fly to England.

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  • On the first day, which celebrated the union of Adonis and Aphrodite, their images were placed side by side on a silver couch, around them all the fruits of the season, "Adonis gardens" in silver baskets, golden boxes of myrrh, cakes of meal, honey and oil, made in the likeness of things that creep and things that fly.

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  • Before he was ten his sports were interrupted by fits of remorse and despair; and his sleep was disturbed by dreams of fiends trying to fly away with him.

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  • Ascending the Zambezi, he, however, found no place free from the tsetse fly, and therefore resolved to discover a route to the interior from either the west or east coast.

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  • In some districts the tsetse fly causes great havoc. The most interesting of the endemic insectivora is the Chrysochloris or " golden mole," so called from the brilliant yellow lustre of its fur.

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  • Kabul and Kandahar were occupied; and Shere Au was forced to fly, and soon afterwards died.

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  • Answer Bobby Hatfield 12 Who penned the autobiography Banana's Can't Fly?

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  • Several of the lochs contain brown trout, which will rise to the well placed fly.

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  • The fly visual system will be described as a simple but robust and efficient example of visuomotor coordination, before considering vision in primates.

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  • Dave is the FIRST other person I have seen fly a copter in real life!

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  • The sepals fly back to expose a white single corolla which forms a perfect bell.

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  • Ray learned to fly gliders at Usworth Aerodrome some time later and gained his glider pilot 's license at the age of 16.

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  • Players can fly much closer to planetary bodies; where space stations can hang in low planetary orbits.

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  • Although global demand will be affected, easyJet believes that low-cost airlines will be more resilient, particularly if they fly point-to-point within Europe.

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  • Would my son who has chicken pox be able to fly?

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  • Tiny parasitic wasps hatch from these cards and fly off to parasitise whitefly pupae.

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  • I half expected him to fly into an uncontrollable rage over a slip of the tongue.

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  • Just at that point of time, if fame not lie, On his left hand twelve reverend owls did fly.

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  • Cast caution aside with the fisher king of San Diego For most people, fly fishing conjures images of tranquil riverbanks and tweeds.

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  • A tide of traffic sweeps along the ring road, pigeons fly about over town, along with the odd carrion crow.

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  • Considerable numbers of beetle and fly species associated with rather rotten rubbish and waste were recovered from Roman deposits at One Poultry.

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  • From that day to this, it has enjoyed the distinction of being the only village in Scotland to fly the saltire continuously.

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  • Fly Flot £ 19.99 Fly Flot black suede slingback sandal.

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  • We're surprised to see a sandpiper fly down the canal and land at the water's edge.

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  • Care must be taken to avoid Fly Strike in animals with urine scald or sticky bottom.

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  • Small flocks of herons started to fly into roost soon to be followed by flock after flock of brilliantly colored scarlet Ibis.

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  • Thousands of birds regularly scavenge on the site and then fly across the residential areas leaving waste deposits.

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  • It's an experience we'll never forget, watching scuds fly overhead.

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  • It's a weird free feeling to just fly around in an aircraft almost serene.

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  • Usually they fly in short " v " shaped formations with other V shapes tucked into the slipstream.

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  • They also had the exciting opportunity to fly the simulator at the USAF Base at Mildenhall.

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  • It's a 3D glider simulator, which you can fly trough the air.

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  • In Russian Bars, artists fly through the air with spectacular somersaults, landing on bars perched on the sturdy shoulders of catchers.

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  • Bud wants to become a spaceman, so he can fly into space and prove Space Monsters exist.

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  • His latest mission is to fly a spaceship with a trans-dimensional drive.

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  • One was seeing the space shuttle fly over my school, the other was seeing the Challenger disaster on Newsround.

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  • To kill a sparrow or to have one fly into a house is considered unlucky too.

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  • We watch them feed for a short while but they are very easily spooked and soon fly off upstream and into the distance.

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  • Hyn knew that he had named the stallion well and even through the toughest terrain, the beast seemed to fly.

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  • Beedrill fly at incredibly high speeds and they attack using the large venomous stingers on their forelegs and tails.

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  • Richard McConnel who recently learned the sit fly position with Louis seems stuck in it now.

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  • The fully trained envelope stuffer sneaks off for expensive lunches, trips to the golf course, learning to fly aeroplanes etc.

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  • Although the Hunter was the first aircraft to fly supersonic, the P1 was the first to break the sound barrier in level flight.

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  • It is suffused with " magic realism " a folk surrealism in which people fly and mysterious juxtapositions are the norm.

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  • Thorpe park are building a giant fly swat (call the slammer) in 2005, no coasters.

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  • The big trout trigger points on this fly are the trailing pheasant tail legs, which identify this fly to the fish.

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  • You can then make the fly taut by tugging on adjustable webbing buckles around the side.

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  • In the morning, when he looked at the picture, he saw a fly on the man's nose.

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  • It was a good place for a fly, and I never thought of spoiling your picture.

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  • If a fly lands on it, the fly is shooed off.

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  • They fly hither and thither in my thought like blind birds beating the air with ineffectual wings.

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  • The latter raises the moss and bark gently with his knife in search of insects; the former lays open logs to their core with his axe, and moss and bark fly far and wide.

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  • He took the lighted pipe that was offered to him, gripped it in his fist, and tapped it on the floor, making the sparks fly, while he continued to shout.

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  • The old man was still sitting in the ornamental garden, like a fly impassive on the face of a loved one who is dead, tapping the last on which he was making the bast shoe, and two little girls, running out from the hot house carrying in their skirts plums they had plucked from the trees there, came upon Prince Andrew.

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  • The bees do not fly in the same way, the smell and the sound that meet the beekeeper are not the same.

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  • The advantage to the fly of its deceptive resemblance to the bee is theoretically perfectly evident and practically can be demonstrated by experiment.

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  • The aphis, or " green fly," must also be destroyed; tobacco may be used.

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  • This explains the sequence of events in the case of a Saprolegnia-mycelium radiating from a dead fly in water.

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  • Those parts nearest the fly and best supplied develop barren hyphae only; in a zone at the periphery, where the products of putrefaction dissolved in the water form a dilute but easily accessible supply, the zoosporangia are developed in abundance; oogonia, however, are only formed in the depths of this radiating mycelium, where the supplies of available food materials are least abundant.

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  • The hyphae will also dissolve their way through a lamella of collodion, paraffin, parchment paper, elder-pith, or even cork or the wing of a fly, to do which it must excrete very different enzymes.

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  • Chamois-shooting is most successfully pursued when a number of hunters form a circle round a favourite feeding ground, which they gradually narrow; the animals, scenting the hunters to windward, fly in the opposite direction, only to encounter those coming from leeward.

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  • Numerous ocean-going liners, most of which fly the Brazilian or the Argentine flag, ply on the Paraguay and the Parana; smaller vessels ascend the tributary streams, which are also utilized for floating lumber down to the ports.

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  • To a man of Johnson's strong understanding and irritable temper, the silly egotism and adulation of Boswell must have been as teasing as the constant buzz of a fly.

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  • The Nationalists therefore stormed the platform, and the president and ministers had to fly into their private rooms to escape personal violence, until the Czechs came to their rescue, and by superiority in numbers and physical strength severely punished Herr Wolf and his friends.

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  • Much damage is done by the olive fly.

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  • Domestic animals include the horse and donkey in the plateaus, but baggage animals are rare in the coast-lands, where the tsetse fly is found.

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  • In 1743 Othman Bey, who had governed with wisdom and moderation, was forced to fly from Egypt by the intrigues of two adventurers, Ibrahim and Rilwgn Bey, who, when their scheme had succeeded, began a massacre of beys and others thought to be opposed to them; they then proceeded to govern Egypt jointly, holding the two offices mentioned above in alternate years.

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  • An attempt made by one of the pashas to rid himself of these two persons by a coup detat signally failed owing to the loyalty of their armed supporters, who released Ibrahlm and Rilwan from prison and compelled the pasha to fly to Constantinople.

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  • Here he met one Salib Bey, who had injuries to avenge on Khalil Bey, and the two organized a force with which they returned to Cairo and defeated KhalII, who was forced to fly to Iaifla, where for a time he concealed himself; eventually, however, he was discovered, sent to Alexandria and finally strangled.

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  • In 1766, after the death of his supporter the grand vizier Raghib Pasha, he was again compelled to fly from Egypt to Yemen, but in the following year he was told that his party at Cairo was strong enough to permit of his return.

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  • Murad Bey attempted to resist, but was easily defeated; and he with Ibrahim decided to fly to Upper Egypt and await the trend of events.

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  • The decisive battle of Pavia, which gave Lombardy into the hands of the emperor, compelled Bandello to fly; his house at Milan was burnt and his property confiscated.

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  • Misunderstandings among the leaders led to the total failure of the revolt, and Mackenzie was forced to fly to the United States with a price on his head.

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  • Grand Rapids manufactures carpet sweepers - a large proportion of the whole world's product, - flour and grist mill products, foundry and machine-shop products, planing-mill products, school seats, wood-working tools, fly paper, calcined plaster, barrels, kegs, carriages, wagons, agricultural implements and bricks and tile.

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  • Sand-flies are common, and in the eastern forests the tiny pium fly (Trombidium, sp.?) is a veritable pest.

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  • At the end of fourteen months Gaiseric raised the siege of Hippo; but Boniface was forced to fly to Italy, and the city afterwards fell into the hands of the Vandals.

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  • That it could fly is certain, and the feet show it to have been well adapted to arboreal life.

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  • In 42 B.C., however, the tyrant of Tyre encroached upon Galilean territory and in 40 B.C. Herod had to fly for his life before the Parthians.

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  • He tried to tempt the wearied Greeks on the banks of the Beas with schemes of conquest in the rich south-eastern provinces; but, having personally offended their leader, he had to fly the camp (326 B.C.).

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  • He had a ship near in which he had previously attempted to fly, but being cast back by unfavourable winds he returned to his villa, saying, " Let me die in the country which I have often saved."

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  • Any quaternion may now be expressed in numerous simple forms. Thus we may regard it as the sum of a number and a line, a+a, or as the product, fly, or the quotient, be-', of two directed lines, &c., while, in many cases, we may represent it, so far as it is required, by a single letter such as q, r, &c.

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  • This was a digression of a new kind, if anything can be called a digression in a work the plan of which is to fly off at a tangent whenever and wherever the writer's whim tempts him.

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  • The island gave the title of earl to Thomas Boyd, who married the elder sister of James III., a step so unpopular with his peers that he had to fly the country, and the title soon afterwards passed to the Hamiltons.

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  • Specimens of eight and ten pounds weight have been taken by rod and fly fishermen from the Big Laramie river.

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  • Advised to fly immediately to Bohemia, he succeeded in reaching Hirschau, only 25 m.

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  • The Spanish fly is also occasionally found in the south of England.

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  • Of these the most remarkable is the Telini "fly" of India (Mylabris cichorii), the range of which extends from Italy and Greece through Egypt and central Asia as far as China.

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  • The Phylloxera vastatrix is an insect belonging to the green fly tribe, which destroys the roots and leaves of the growing plant by forming galls and nodosities.

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  • When a fly is captured, the viscid excretion becomes strongly acid and the naturally incurved margins of the leaf curve still further inwards, rendering contact between the insect and the leaf-surface more complete.

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  • A man of profound ability and singular force of character, he acted a leading part in the complications preceding the fall of the Tokugawa shogunate, and was obliged to fly from Kioto accompanied by his coadjutor, Prince Sanjo.

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  • Nigel attempted to maintain himself in his see by force of arms, but he was forced to fly to the empress at Gloucester.

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  • In Rhodesia and on the east coast the tsetse fly is found and termites are widely distributed.

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  • They are unable to fly till nearly two years old, and continue for a considerable time after taking wing to roost and hunt with their parents.

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  • By preference the condor feeds on carrion, but it does not hesitate to attack sheep, goats and deer, and for this reason it is hunted down by the shepherds, who, it is said, train their dogs to look up and bark at the condors as they fly overhead.

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  • The large amount of salt in the water makes both fauna and flora of the lake scanty; there are a few algae, the larvae of an Ephydra and of a Tipula fly, specimens of what seems to be Corixa decolor, and in great quantities, so as to tint the surface of the water, the brine shrimp, Artemia salina (or gracilis or fertilis), notable biologically for the rarity of males, for the high degree of parthenogenesis and for apparent interchangeableness with the Branchipus.

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  • To fly has always been an object of ambition with man; nor will this occasion surprise when we remember the marvellous freedom enjoyed by volant as compared with non-volant animals.

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  • These creatures, however varied in form and structure, all fly according to one and the same principle; and this is a significant fact, as it tends to show that the air must be attacked in a particular way to ensure flight.

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  • Insects and bats have no feathers, and yet fly well.

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  • As, however, the animals referred to do not actually fly, but merely dart into the air and there sustain themselves for brief intervals, they afford no real support to the theory.

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  • As illustrative examples of the form of wings alluded to, those of the beetle, bee and fly may be cited - the pinions in those insects acting as helices, or twisted levers, and ' Revue des tours scientifiques de la France et del' Etranger, 1869.

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  • Pulleys are also built up of wrought iron and steel, and can then be constructed entirely free from internal stress; they are thus much lighter and stronger, and are not liable to fly to pieces like cast iron if they break.

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  • It feeds on small fish and on the animal refuse that floats on the sea, eating to such excess at times that it is unable to fly and rests helplessly on the water.

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  • Thomas had been given time to fly, and his followers had endeavoured to persuade him to do so.

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  • Finding that the rest of the plan had miscarried, Buckinghams retainers melted away from him, and he was forced to fly.

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  • Richard, however, refused to fly, and was slain, fighting to the last, along with the duke of Norfolk and a few other of his more desperate partisans.

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  • The Scots crossed the Tweed, and Charless army was Scottish well pleased to fly before them.

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  • In 1614 the pasha of Damascus moved against him with a large force, and compelled him to fly from Syria.

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  • Finally the king and queen resolved to fly to the army of the East, which the marquis de Bourne had in some measure kept under discipline.

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  • He had several warnings, but either through over-confidence or weariness of life he scorned to fly.

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  • Sturla was born and brought up in prosperous times, but his manhood was passed in the midst of strife, in which his family fell one by one, and he himself, though a peaceful man who cared little for politics, was more than once forced to fly for his life.

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  • In 1903 Sweden finally renounced its claims. Wismar still retains a few relics of its old liberties, including the right to fly its own flag.

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  • These are the spirits which, taking up their abode in a village, cause disease and death; and to escape from such attacks the inhabitants may fly the village for good, and, by dwelling scattered in the recesses of the forest for a time before choosing a new site, they hope to throw their enemy off their trail.

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  • In the Fly River region, kava, prepared from Piper methysticum, is drunk without any of the ceremonial importance associated with it in Polynesia.

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  • On the deck high crates are built for the reception of some thousands of pieces of pottery for conveyance annually to the Fly River district to exchange for sago.

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  • Papuan weapons are the bow and arrow (in the Fly River region, the north and north-east coasts); a beheading knife of a sharp segment of bamboo; a shafted stone club - rayed, disk shaped or ball-headed (in use all over the island); spears of various forms, pointed and barbed; the spear-thrower (on the Finsch coast); and hardwood clubs and shields, widely differing in pattern and ornamentation with the district of their manufacture.

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  • In the insurrection of 1889 he was compelled to fly from the island and take refuge in Greece; after tranquillity was restored, he returned and was elected a member for Canea to the Cretan Assembly.

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  • In his youth he shot a supernatural crane, and can always fly about in its feathers, like Odin and Loki in Scandinavian myth.

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  • Indra is also referred to as a ram in the Veda, and in one myth this ram could fly, like the Greek ram of the fleece of gold.

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  • The tsetse fly, whose bite is fatal to all domestic animals, is common in many districts of South and East Africa.

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  • This is constituted by the tsetse fly, which renders a pastoral life absolutely impossible throughout large tracts in central and southern Africa.

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  • There was no longer a single great fief in France to which the malcontents could fly for refuge.

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  • The grand duke was forced to fly, the "tree of liberty" was set up, and a provisional government on French lines established.

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  • The chief pests are mosquitoes, termites and the serut, a brown fly about the size of a wasp, with a sharp stab, which chiefly attacks cattle.

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  • The reading of this manifesto, drawing attention to the absolute power claimed by the popes, was received in Rome with such evidences of approval that Gregory was compelled to fly to Viterbo.

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  • The absence of sea-birds, due to the absence of fish, probably accounts for the story that no birds could fly over it.

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  • The Chaldaean usurper was compelled to fly, and Bel-ibni was appointed king of Babylon in his place.

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  • In 1500, when Cesare Borgia fell on Romagna with violence and fraud, this Malatesta shared the fate of other petty tyrants and had to fly for his life.

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  • He it was who, when Zeus had changed his wife into a fly, and swallowed her, broke open the god's head and let out his daughter Athena.

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  • They already had the tickets to fly to Texas while Jonathan was off school for Christmas vacation.

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  • He would fly to Los Angeles and transfer for the short hop north to Santa Barbara.

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  • I invented a tale on the fly about writing a magazine article about some of the more humorous entries.

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  • Do you plan to fly out to the funeral if she passes away?

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  • The weather's shitty so you'd better stop by your place and pick up some clothes in case you get stuck and can't fly back tonight.

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  • What were you trying to do, little yellow butterfly … fly?

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  • His lips brushed hers again, the light pressure nonetheless making her pulse fly faster.

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  • Once the flies start hatching, the fish respond by surface feeding, then dry fly fishing becomes the epitome of sport for most anglers.

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  • In the hands of a show pilot this model will fly smooth pattern style aerobatics with ease & astonish spectators with freestyle routines.

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  • Yes, low cost airlines are now starting to fly to Croatia!

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  • Repair attempts failed and the aircraft was unable to fly that day, so passengers spent the night at various Manchester airport hotels.

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  • There will be a range of prizes for the winners including a shotgun, fly fishing outfit and a hunting air rifle package.

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  • The designer of five airships and the first man to fly an airship from England to France.

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  • We fly into the mountain airstrip at Lukla and trek north along the banks of the Dudh Kosi river.

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  • So using an altimeter without making errors requires constant alertness and repeated calculations, all done " on the fly " .

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  • Does the plane I fly have a 2 nd altimeter?

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  • An incredible sixteen thousand flaming arrows were let fly by a team overseen by special effects supervisor Neil Corbould.

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  • The pure fly ash being sent to Sheffield is the most toxic product of the incinerator.

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  • Fly traps with a bait attractant may prove useful in dealing with localized problems.

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  • These settings can be altered at any time, allowing you to fly purely by using the autopilot.

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  • Another highlight arrives with ' Shy Fly ', speedy rock music with clashing cymbals, rumbling bass and decent lead guitar.

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  • Inevitably, predators such as aquatic beetles fly in and lay their eggs.

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  • At present there are just two main biomes -- each with four segments -- that eerily resemble the magnified eyes of a fly.

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  • In Stunt Plane you must fly a biplane through different.. .

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  • From my early cruising, I feel little bitterns have got used to boats and don't fly out so often now.

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  • An adult carrot fly is a very small black fly which has been described as " a low flying miniature cruise missile " .

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  • The site has details on the research projects being carried out, which include blueberry, strawberry, grapes, vegetables and fruit fly.

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  • Judy Garland once told us that if we followed the yellow brick road we could fly with the pretty little bluebirds beyond the rainbow.

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  • Here's how you can make your own cross-shaped boomerang - and it's safe enough to fly indoors!

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  • The Bintley twist was to have some Wilis - the ghosts of jilted brides - fly literally about the place.

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  • I caught three little brownies out of that little spot in front of him, then gave him my fly.

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  • He arrives in time for the May fly hatch in order to catch brown trout.

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  • I can fly recon, but I'm not bulletproof, so if I'm spotted I get shot at.

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  • Furthermore, the plane can only fly at maximum 19 000 feet â which makes the ride very bumpy indeed, especially at mid-day.

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  • The heaviest bird to fly is the kori bustard which can weigh as much as 18kg.

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  • Fly over the waterfall and enter the cave from which the water flows.

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  • Pliny describes a model of a four-horse chariot made out a piece of ivory smaller than a fly's wing.

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  • When the puffin chick hatches, it is fed by the parents until it is ready to fly.

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  • They fly only in sunshine and rarely settle more than a meter above the ground, its wings are always kept closed at rest.

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  • The organizing committee aims to give the Dutch or European way of fly fishing for pike a central place.

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  • Crocus banaticus & fly crocus banaticus & fly Crocus time is here again.

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  • The Red Dragon of Wales and the cloven Celtic cross of Cadw now fly from the Edwardian castles.

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  • Sealed with a kiss It's that time of year again - time to let Cupid 's arrow fly.

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  • At long last after a somewhat diffident introduction with transport and tanker aircraft Royal Auxiliary Air Force aircrew are now to fly Tornado aircraft.

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  • Once airborne pilots should fly away from the hill so as to minimize any disturbance to stock or other users.

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  • Eventually he was drugged up enough for us to fly home where he spent a week in hospital having a huge back abscess drained.

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  • The heaviest nymph goes in the middle with a lighter fly on both the point and the top dropper.

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  • There are also rewards for those who wish to fish dry fly under the right conditions.

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  • The fishing is for brown and some rainbow trout using up-stream dry fly and nymph.

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  • Fiona was best friends with Ronnie and together they formed a hip-hop duo, Fresh & Fly.

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  • Viscid silk also needs to absorb the kinetic energy of the fly, corresponding to a high value.

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  • I leave each fly 24 hours (despite the name ' 5-minute epoxy ' ).

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  • See how falconers pick up birds, tie the falconers knot and fly birds to the fist.

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  • Fly Whisk On display in the Museum is a fan-like object made of ostrich feather.

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  • It switched the drive FET in the fly back generator directly and monitored the output voltage via a comparator.

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  • There is much research still to be done into this species, and I urge any keen fly fisher to have a go.

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  • Dry Fly ' Dry Fly ' is a passionate fly fisher who, unusually, fishes dry fly exclusively and with no exceptions.

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  • What salmon fisher has never had a fly in the back of his head, or at least, in his hat?

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  • In reality, the fly fisher needs to know only a few reliable knots.

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  • Where fly fishers could sit & pass the time of day without mentioning, bag limits boobies & blobs.

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  • It was amended with the rule that bait fishers will give way to fly anglers.

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  • Our coarse fisherman had yet to catch a coarse fish on the fly.

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  • In the 21st Century the company still build quality bamboo fly fishing rods.

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  • Over the past fifty years I have used dozens of fly fishing rods.

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  • Adam, Swansea, Wales I fly the union flag from my desk at work.

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  • I notice you have two flagpoles above No 10, will you fly the flag?

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  • The ordinary citizen can already fly the national flag anytime they like from a vertical flagpole without the need to request consent from anyone.

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  • A catch and drive saw flanker Redford Pennycook touch down for a try, which fly half Tommy Hayes was unable to convert.

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  • Tongan international flanker Johnny Tuamoheloa is now at Worcester and fly half Dave Harvey has returned to Australia after a spell with Coventry.

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  • A sixth fatality involved a newly fledged juvenile which was found grounded unable to fly.

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  • Do not fly over people (including other fliers ), animals, buildings or cars.

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  • Sheep farmers, forced to dip sheep in organophosphates to control skin boring pests called warble fly, have suffered serious health problems.

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  • The engineering and environmental benefits of using fly ash are investigated for each sector.

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  • This report by Irene Smith reviews recent information on land uses for coal fly ash.

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  • Barry is married with two grown up children and enjoys watching most sports but is a keen fly fisherman.

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  • The legend says that he was an experienced fly fisherman working as an engineer for NASA.

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  • Over the last twenty years the fishery has been developed as a paradise for the discerning fly fisherman.

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  • The three laboratories had previously discovered that fruitless is the master gene controlling the male fruit fly 's elaborate six-step courtship ritual.

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  • Back to top flying You are allowed to fly a glider from the age of 16.

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  • Activity on the cliffs has diminished as young guillemots and Razorbills have left the nest - before they can fly!

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  • A parachute fly has a hackle that is wound horizontally around the vertical wing post.

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  • The fly half added the two extra points from in front of the posts to make the score 24-10.

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  • The road was rugged, but still we seemed to fly over it with a feverish haste.

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  • Sparks will fly when their schooling in swords and sorcery comes head-to-head!

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  • The fly ash and the bottom ash from incineration (depending on the waste composition) can contain heavy metals.

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  • Can I fly the helicopter or the jumbo jet?

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  • A peacock herl body would seem essential to the success of a grayling fly tied in traditional style.

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  • Electronically hijacking the WTC Attack Aircraft Joe Vialls examines what REALLY caused the 9/11 aircraft to fly into the World Trade Center More.. .

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  • We returned at dusk and watched a magnificent rhinoceros hornbill fly in to roost.

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  • What about your pet's natural instincts to burrow, forage or fly?

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  • Three reefs in the main, and a small jib made us fly into the increasing waves.

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  • You then fly the ship to another planet and push the joystick down to land there.

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  • I let it fly and stripped fast, the GT turned, went for the fly and turned away at the last millisecond.

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  • I changed the tail fly for a large muddler minnow, greased it up and skated it across the surface.

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  • PhD projects are available for students interested in studying morphogenesis in cell culture or in a developmental context in the fly.

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  • A a tsetse fly B a tick bite C a female anopheles mosquito D a male mosquito For help have a look here.

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  • We were able to tag along and visit the command bunker and then watch a fly past by a P51 mustang and a Harvard.

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  • Air Pacific also fly nonstop from LAX to NAN, but that's 11 and a half hours of flying.

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  • Try taking a fly fringe and attaching it to the nose band so it hangs over the horse's nostrils.

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  • Fly tipping on the increase Fly tipping is becoming much more noticeable in the Stour Valley.

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  • You will also be taught how to fly a square parachute, allowing you to enjoy the canopy flight as well as the freefall.

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  • In addition, the attacking planes would fly low, strafing the emergency personnel with machine gun fire.

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  • When an insect lands on a sundew, its legs and wings get caught on the sticky tipped tentacles like flies on fly paper.

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  • Then one of the warriors let a dart fly from his hand, so that it pierced all too deeply Ethelred's noble thegn.

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  • Loves to fly in wooded glades where tall flowering thistles abound rests at night among the foliage of trees.

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  • The fly tippers always dump their rubbish away from their home.

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  • She finds Greg mending a fence which has been damaged by fly tippers.

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  • Mother Nature - freshly picked magic mushrooms, poppies, fly agaric toadstools, datura, morning glory seeds.

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  • They now also fly transatlantic to Washington DC and Chicago.

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  • A female common blue feeds on birdsfoot trefoil by the rocky path nearby while two male common blues fly over the open ground.

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  • So we've been investigating the early events in fly infection using fluorescent trypanosomes.

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  • In this way we hope to find out where hybrid trypanosomes first appear during the complex migratory route of T. brucei in the fly.

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  • Wild turkeys, however, can fly for short bursts.

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  • Try to make your breast feel like your fly by using body undulation as in (12 ).

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  • Those restrictions remain, and today it is a criminal offense to fly the union jack from a boat.

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  • Media Lounge's almost unnatural energy levels make the interview fly by.

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  • Venus fly trap!

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