Gave-up sentence example

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  • The phone rang ten times before Lisa gave up.
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  • Finally she put down her fork and gave up the pretense.
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  • Deidre gave up everything to be with you.
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  • Maybe Josh finally gave up what he always assumed would be his.
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  • So, you gave up on feeding and bought three suits you don't want?
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  • He had tried to teach her to play the piano many times through the years, but she always became bored within a week or so of practice and gave up.
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  • Alex gave up trying to fit the picture into the gap in the box and laid it on top of it.
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  • He gave up everything to be with her, and they died quite old, holding hands even in the end.
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  • Finally, as wide awake as a kid on Christmas morning, he gave up the ghosts and dressed, intent on making the trip for the sole satisfaction of punching out Vinnie Baratto.
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  • Besides, whoev­er was there followed me when I finally gave up and left.
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  • Are you going to be happy a few years from now, knowing what you gave up?
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  • She gave up trying to wipe the moisture from her hands.
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  • She sipped her coffee a few times and finally gave up.
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  • Many times people gave up trying and adopted – only to immediately become pregnant.
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  • You never gave up on me.
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  • At last, he gave up trying to make up for it with food and rose from the table.
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  • Bullshit. You gave up everything for her.
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  • Refreshed and clean, she made herself a sandwich of lunch meat and scratched her way through half of a novel before she gave up and went to the bathroom to search for some kind of ointment.
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  • There she finally gave up and sat down, burying her face in her hands.
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  • If the stranger really did take him away from this place, he didn't want to go alone, with nothing to remind him of the woman who gave up her life for him.
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  • The woman I gave up the immortal world for?
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  • After an hour, she gave up and sat in the living area, drinking coffee.
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  • They were the only words that came to her mind a few seconds before she gave up trying to resist the effect he had on her.
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  • There is nothing human about me, Jessi, nothing good, except for the reminder I wear around my neck of the only person who ever gave up her life for me.
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  • For an instant Descartes seems to have concurred in the plan of purchasing a post at Chatellerault, but he gave up the idea, and settled in Paris (June 1625), in the quarter where he had sought seclusion before.
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  • While he was engaged upon some pieces for the convent of the Dominican friars, he made the acquaintance of Savonarola, who quickly acquired great influence over him, and Bartolommeo was so affected by his cruel death, that he soon after entered the convent, and for some years gave up his art.
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  • In December 1189, by the treaty of Canterbury, Richard gave up all claim to suzerainty over Scotland in return for 10,000 marks, the treaty of Falaise being thus definitely annulled.
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  • Sindhia gave up the district of Ajmere to the British, and the pressure of the great Mahratta powers upon Rajputana was permanently withdrawn.
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  • Educated at Toronto University, he became a lecturer in English at the Toronto Collegiate Institute and held that post until 1885, when he gave up teaching for journalism, being editor and proprietor of the Lindsay Warder from 1885 to 1897.
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  • He was educated for the law, but gave up his profession on the death of his father, and devoted four years to the study of literature, philosophy and science.
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  • They gave up their property and travelled to Soissons (Noviodunum, Augusta Suessionum), where they supported themselves by shoemaking and made many converts to Christianity.
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  • Charles's ambition aimed at wider fields, and when Margaret, countess of Flanders, asked help of the French court against the German king William of Holland, by whom she had been defeated, he gladly accepted her offer of the county of; Hainaut in exchange for his assistance (1253); this arrangement was, however, rescinded by Louis of France, who returned from captivity in 1254, and Charles gave up Hainaut for an immense sum of money.
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  • Educated at the Ecole Polytechnique, Gramont early gave up the army for diplomacy.
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  • Like his greater contemporary, Pomponazzi, he was a lecturer on medicine at Pisa (1546-1552), and in later life gave up purely scientific study for speculation on the nature of man.
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  • He determined to treat prisoners captured from submarines, in view of their breaches of the laws of war, with more severity than ordinary prisoners; but the Germans retaliated harshly on the most noteworthy English prisoners in their hands, and Mr. Balfour, on succeeding Mr. Churchill, gave up this discrimination.
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  • Finally, by the peace of Lyons (1601), he gave up all territories beyond the Rhone, but his possession of Saluzzo was confirmed.
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  • The Enabling Act was passed on the 30th of April 1802, the first state legislature met on the 1st of March 1803, the Territorial judges gave up their offices on the 15th of April 1803, and the Federal senators and representatives took their seats in Congress on the 17th of October 1803.
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  • He was determined not to give up the search for Franklin, and in spite of ill-health travelled through the States lecturing to obtain funds, and gave up his pay for twenty months.
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  • They also annexed a certain fertile portion of Basuto territory, and finally terminated the strife by a treaty at Thaba Bosigo, by which Moshesh gave up the tract of territory taken by the Boers and professed himself a subject of the Free State.
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  • Somewhere in that region he desired to make a permanent settlement, but he was abandoned by most of his followers and gave up his attempt in 1561.
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  • He assisted others who came to him for spiritual advice; and seeing the fruit reaped from helping his neighbour, he gave up the extreme severities in which he had delighted and began to take more care of his person, so as not needlessly to offend those whom he might influence for good.
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  • Owing to failing health he gave up his lectures in 1904, and in May 1906 resigned his mastership, in which he was succeeded by James Leigh Strachan-Davidson, who had previously for some time, as senior tutor and fellow, borne the chief burden of college administration.
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  • By the former Austria gave up Belgrade and the places on the right bank of the Save and the Danube which she had gained by the treaty of Passarowitz, together with the Austrian portions of Walachia.
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  • Lestocq was, meanwhile, driven through Konigsberg (which surrendered on the r 5th) on Tilsit, and now that he was no longer supported by the Russians, the Prussian commander gave up the struggle.
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  • In 1769 his tragedy of The Fatal Discovery had a run of nine nights; Alonzo also (1773) had fair success in the representation; but his last tragedy, Alfred (1778), was so coolly received that he gave up writing for the stage.
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  • In 1878 he gave up his law practice and devoted the rest of his life to study and travel.
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  • And at the end of March Loisy gave up his lectureship, as he declared, "on his own initiative, in view of the pacification of minds in the Catholic Church."
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  • In 1623 Ralph Salvin tried to regain the manor of Doncaster from the mayor and burgesses, who, fearing that the case would go against them, agreed to pay about £3000, in return for which he gave up his claim to all the manors in the soke.
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  • Panda gave up to Natal all the territory between the Buffalo and Tugela rivers, now forming Klip River county.
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  • Buller then gave up the fight.
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  • When women gave up the use of the toga, they adopted the stola, a long tunic with a border of a darker colour (instita) along the lower edge; the neck also sometimes had a.
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  • He was educated for the priesthood, but, after taking minor orders, gave up the idea of becoming a priest, and chose an administrative career.
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  • When in 1843 the British succeeded the Boers as masters of Natal they entered into a treaty with Panda, who gave up to the British the country between the upper Tugela and the Buffalo rivers, and also the district of St panda.
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  • Being much excited by the first events of the Revolution, he gave up his desk to enter a printer's office, and by 1791 he was overseer of the printing department of the Moniteur.
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  • The New York College for the Training of Teachers became its Teachers' College of Columbia; a Faculty of Pure Science was added; the Medical School gave up its separate charter to become an integral part of the university; Barnard College became more closely allied with the university; relations were entered into between the university and the General, Union and Jewish theological seminaries of New York City and with Cooper Union, the Metropolitan Museum of Fine Arts and the American Museum of Natural History; and its faculty and student body became less local in character.
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  • From that time he gave up all worldly learning and laboured solely to expound spiritual things.
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  • Early in 1774, on the advice of his friend Charles Victor de Bonstetten, he gave up this post and became tutor in the Tronchin family at Geneva.
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  • Others were "Elijah in the Wilderness" (1879), "Elisha raising the Son of the Shunammite" (1881) and a design intended for the decoration of the dome of St Paul's Cathedral, "And the Sea gave up the Dead which were in it" (1892), now in the Tate Gallery, and the terrible "Rizpah" of 1893.
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  • With 90,000 men Sherman drove Johnston before him, and when Lee surrendered to Grant Johnston also gave up the struggle.
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  • In the war between France and Spain after the accession of Henry IV., he took the Spanish side, and at the peace of Lyons (1601), although he gave up all his territories beyond the Rhone, his possession of Saluzzo was confirmed.
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  • Savoy French became a French province, and, although the Pied montese troops resisted bravely for four years in the face of continual defeats, Victor at last gave up the struggle as hopeless, signed the armistice of Cherasco, and died soon afterwards (1796).
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  • They also to some extent gave up their nomadic life and became civilized.
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  • When the German nation rose against the French yoke, in 1813, Korner gave up all his prospects at Vienna and joined Liitzow's famous corps of volunteers at Breslau.
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  • Thanks to his father's excellent advice, he gave up writing doggerel verse (much of which had been printed by his brother and sold on the streets) and turned to prose composition.
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  • After a year and a half in London, Franklin was persuaded by a friend named Denham, a Quaker merchant, to return with him to America and engage in mercantile business; he accordingly gave up printing, but a few days before sailing he received a tempting offer to remain and give lessons in swimming - his feats as a swimmer having given him considerable reputation - and he says that he might have consented " had the overtures been sooner made."
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  • These settlements were of three kinds: (1) where the earlier inhabitants were extirpated or expatriated, and the settlers occupied the whole territory; (2) where the settlers occupied allotments in the midst of a conquered people; and (3) where the inhabitants gave up portions of land to settlers in return for certain pecuniary concessions.
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  • Kuropatkin wished to continue the offensive, but his corps commanders offered so much opposition to a further offensive that he at last gave up the idea.
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  • Determining to enter active politics, he gave up his legal studies without qualifying for the bar, and in 1881 was elected to the New York legislature as a regular Republican, although in opposition to the "boss" of the assembly district for which he was a candidate.
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  • Einhard, the friend and biographer of Charles, sums up this struggle as follows: - " It is hard to say how often the Saxons, conquered and humbled, submitted to the king, promised to fulfil his commands, delivered over the required hostages without delay, received the officials sent to them, and were often rendered so tame and pliable that they gave up the service of their heathen gods and agreed to accept Christianity.
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  • For a year before the peace of Altranstadt in 1706, when Augustus gave up the crown of Poland, Saxony was occupied by a Swedish army, which had to be supported at an immense expense.
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  • The duke of Hildburghausen gave up his lands entirely for Altenburg and became duke of Saxe-Altenburg; the duke of Coburg exchanged Saalfeld for Gotha and became duke of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha; and the duke of Saxe-Meiningen received Hildburghausen, Saalfeld and some other territories, and added Hildburghausen to his title.
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  • It was said of him at the time that he gave up all his energies to love, friendship and learning.
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  • On Napoleon's second abdication Jerome proceeded to Wurttemberg, was threatened with arrest unless he gave up his wife and child, and was kept under surveillance at Goppingen; finally he was allowed to proceed to Augsburg, and thereafter resided at Trieste, or in Italy or Switzerland.
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  • In 1878 he gave up his duties as professor, which then fell to the most conspicuous of his pupils, Robert de Lasteyrie.
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  • This work, with other essays, brought him into conflict with the authorities of the church, in consequence of which he gave up theology as his professional study and chose that of philosophy.
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  • In 1892, however, the precise year in which France gave up her system of commercial treaties, some moderation was brought about in Germany's protective system by commercial treaties with Austria, Italy, Belgium, Switzerland, and shortly afterwards with Russia.
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  • In 1873 De la Rue gave up active work in astronomy, and presented most of his astronomical instruments to the university observatory, Oxford.
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  • From that time he gave up his life to study and scientific research, and soon took a prominent place in the band of inquirers, known as the "Invisible College," who devoted themselves to the cultivation of the "new philosophy."
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  • Some damage was done to the houses of Belfort, but the garrison was not intimidated, and their artillery replied with such spirit that after some days the German commander gave up the bombardment.
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  • In 1860 he gave up business and devoted himself to city missionary work.
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  • In return for a vague recognition of the sovereignty of France in Africa, this treaty gave up to the amir the whole of western Algeria.
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  • France reserved to herself only Oran and its environs, Mazagran, Algiers and the Metija; she gave up Tlemcen and the Titeri beylik.
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  • Soon afterwards William George became headmaster of an elementary school in Manchester, but after the birth of his eldest son David his health failed, and he gave up his post and took a small farm near Haverfordwest.
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  • His parents gave up their purpose for a time.
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  • But in 1798 he gave up this appointment and travelled in Great Britain, spending a year at Edinburgh studying agriculture and physical science.
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  • In 996 he accompanied the emperor to Rome, and there gave up his post and entered the monastery of SS.
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  • As regards the British farmer, it does not appear as if he had improved his position; for he has to send his wheat to greater distances, owing to the collapse of many country millers or their removal to the seaboard, while railway rates have fallen only to a very small extent; again the farmer's wheat is worth only half of what it was formerly; it may be said that the British farmer has to give up one bushel in nine to the railway company for the purpose of transportation, whereas in the 'seventies he gave up one in eighteen only.
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  • Placing Ottakar under the ban of the empire, Rudolph besieged Vienna and compelled Ottakar in November 1276 to sign a treaty by which he gave up Austria and the neighbouring duchies, retaining for himself only Bohemia and Moravia.
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  • But, on the news of Louis Philippe's acceptance of the crown, he gave up the contest and began a dignified retreat to the sea-coast, followed by his suite, and surrounded by the infantry, cavalry and artillery of the guard.
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  • Rivalry developed with the village of Ripon, and the community gave up its charter at the close of 1850, dividing property valued at $40,000 among the shareholders.
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  • Adiutrix for work elsewhere, it recalled both governor and legion, and gave up the more northerly of his nominal conquests.
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  • In 1871 its preservation as an open space was insured after several years' dispute, when the lord of the manor gave up his rights.
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  • In 1681 he gave up office, and retired to Hamburg, where he died on the 11th of May 1686.
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  • After the proprietors subscribed £5000 for the protection of the colony the assembly momentarily gave up its contest for a tax on the proprietary estates and consented to pass a money bill, without this provision, for the expenses of the war.
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  • And finally, all her entreaties failed to prevent the abdication of Philip, who in 1724 gave up the throne to his heir, and retired to the palace of La Granja.
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  • After much delay and grumbling he fulfilled his bargain with Leopold and gave up Schwiebus in 1695.
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  • One turning-point in the rivalry was the treaty of Utrecht (1713), by which France gave up to Savoy the districts (all forming part of the Dauphine, and lying on the Italian slope of the Alps) of Exilles, Bardonneche, Oulx, Fenestrelles, and Chateau Dauphin, while Savoy handed over to France the valley of Barcelonnette, situated on the western slope of the Alps and forming part of the county of Nice.
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  • Continuing their rotation, the positively charged carrier gave up its positive charge by touching a little knob attached to the positive field plate, and similarly for the negative charge carrier.
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  • The carriers which were touched under the influence of the positive field plate passed on and gave up a portion of their negative charge to increase that of the negative field plate; in the same Nichol= FIG.
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  • The studs on the armature plate were charged inductively by being connected for a moment by a neutralizing wire as they passed in front of the field plates, and then gave up their charges partly to renew the field charges and partly to collecting combs connected to discharge balls.
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  • Having completed his education at the university of Edinburgh, where he was distinguished in mathematics, Robert was induced to enter a banking-house in order to acquire a practical knowledge of business, but his ambition was really academic. In 1769 he gave up business pursuits and accepted the rectorship of Perth academy.
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  • The Romans also gave up all their interests in the kingdom of Armenia, and abandoned its Christian prince Arsaces to the Persians.
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  • When Pascal was about seven years old his father gave up his official post at Clermont, and betook himself to Paris.
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  • Otto gave up the practice of retaining the duchies either in his own hands or in those of relatives.
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  • The honors of the ensuing war were with Henry, and when peace was made in 1006 Boleslaus gave up Bohemia, but the struggle was soon renewed and neither side had gained any serious advantage when peace was again made in 1013.
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  • Maria Theresa never gave up the hope of winning back Silesia, and, in order to secure this object, she laid aside the jealousies of her house, and offered to conclude an alliance with France.
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  • A moderate party arose among the Poles which accepted their position as Prussian subjects, gave up all hopes of an immediate restoration.
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  • He was economical, and gave up a third of his civil list in order to help forward the task of establishing an equilibrium in the annual budget, and he was always ready from his large private fortune to help forward all schemes for the social or industrial progress of the country.
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  • After some years of wandering he gave up his more energetic propaganda, contenting himself with advising those who sought him out.
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  • Austria gave up all hope of regaining her position in Germany; Germany disclaimed all intention of acquiring the German provinces of Austria.
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  • Austria, therefore, during these years completely gave up the principle of free trade, and adopted a nationalist policy similar to that which prevailed in Germany.
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  • The concordat of 1855 had given the The Church complete freedom in the management of all Liberals ecclesiastical affairs; there was full liberty of inter- and the course with Rome, the state gave up all control over concordat.
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  • Parliament was dissolved in the summer, and Taaffe, by private negotiations, first of all persuaded the Bohemian feudal proprietors to give the Feudalists, who had long been excluded, a certain number of seats; secondly, he succeeded where Potocki had failed, and came to an agreement with the Czechs; they had already, in 1878, taken their seats in the diet at Prague, and now gave up the policy of " passive resistance," and consented to take their seats also in the parliament at Vienna.
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  • After two years he gave up his cautious policy and took a bold move.
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  • The emperors never gave up their claims to Sicily or their hopes of recovering it.
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  • This might have been urged with justice before the Thirty Years' Truce (447); but by that truce Athens gave up all her conquests in Greece proper except Naupactus and Plataea, while her solitary gains in Amphipolis and Thurii were compensated by other losses.
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  • Bredahl gave up literature in despair to become a peasant farmer, and died in poverty.
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  • In 1803 he gave up his business and, joined by a number of friends, began to systematize his plans.
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  • Meanwhile Napoleon, little deterred by the Russian autocrat's youthful idealogy, never gave up hope of detaching him from the coalition.
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  • In later life, he gave up speculative thought and turned to scientific research, especially in mathematics, physics and astronomy.
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  • He began at Göttingen with the study of chemistry, and this so arrested his attention that he gave up the journey to Persia.
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  • He finally gave up his tutorship in July 1824, and for a time tried to find employment in London.
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  • In Ayrshire the figure varied from 5 to 20%; for Dumfriesshire 16% was given as a fair average, but here too the distressed farmer was compelled to admit that if he gave up his holding there were others ready to take it.
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  • In 1629 the town was taken by Louis XIII., and by the peace of Alais the Huguenots gave up their right to places de secrete (garrison towns) and other privileges.
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  • He tried with the other Paris mayors to mediate between Versailles and the hotel de Tulle, but failed, and accordingly resigned his mayoralty and his seat in the Assembly, and temporarily gave up politics; but he was elected to the Paris municipal council on the 23rd of July 1871 for the Clignancourt quartier, and retained his seat till 1876, passing through the offices of secretary and vice-president, and becoming president in 1875.
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  • After his baptism (about 370) by Meletius, the bishop of Antioch, he gave up all his forensic prospects, and buried himself in an adjacent desert, where for nearly ten years he spent a life of ascetic self-denial and theological study, to which he was introduced by Diodorus, bishop of Tarsus, a"famous scholar of the Antiochene type.
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  • About sixteen such chambers were combined in such manner that the fresh gas passed into that chamber which had been the longest time at work and in which the bleaching-powder was nearly finished, and so forth until the gas, now all but entirely exhausted, reached the last-filled chamber in which it met with fresh lime and there gave up the last of the chlorine.
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  • For five years the king braved all anathemas, but about 1002 he gave up Bertha and married Constance, daughter of a certain Count William, an intriguing and ambitious woman, who made life miserable for her husband, while the court was disturbed by quarrels between the partisans of the two queens.
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  • The king yielded at all points; gave up the "Somme towns" in Picardy, for which he had paid 200,000 gold crowns, to Philip the Good, thus bringing the Burgundians close to Paris and to Normandy.
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  • In the spring of the following year he gave up his seat at the admiralty on being appointed to the command of the Channel Fleet; and in that capacity he witnessed the partial, and prevented the total, destruction of the French fleet in Basque Roads, on the 12th of April 1809.
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  • Thomas at Mill Springs (January 9, 1862), he was censured and gave up his command.
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  • On the other hand, no doubt Athens in 403 B.C. officially adopted the Ionic alphabet and gave up the old Attic alphabet.
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  • This business he gave up about 1767 in order to devote himself to the construction of the spinning frame.
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  • The Confession of Faith contains no approval of any system of church government, and when she adopted it in 1647 the kirk gave up her old confession in which the principles at least of true church order are laid down.
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  • In accepting in 1645 the Westminster Directory of Public Worship she tacitly gave up her own liturgy which had been in use till recently, and committed herself to a bald and uninviting order of worship, in which no forms of prayer were allowed to be used.
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  • The long roll of charges made upon the r9th of April finally decided him; he gave up all idea of defence, and wrote to the king begging him to show him favour in this emergency.'
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  • Women, inflamed by his words, gave up their jewels and luxurious apparel, and young men married courtesans in the hope of reclaiming them.
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  • Several generations ago they gave up eating beef, and they are now completely Hinduized, except in a few remote recesses of Assam.
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  • Finland he at once gave up for lost.
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  • On Savaric's death his successor gave up the joint bishopric and allowed the monks to elect their own abbot.
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  • When, again, he met Wordsworth in 1797, the two poets freely and sympathetically discussed Spinoza, for whom Coleridge always retained a deep admiration; and when in 1798 he gave up his Unitarian preaching, he named his second child Berkeley, signifying a new allegiance, but still without accepting Christian rites otherwise than passively.
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  • At last the Boer commandos gave up the struggle and on the 31st of May 1902 their leaders signed articles of peace at Pretoria.
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  • But, though he soon gave up this design, he remained at the university until 1519.
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  • Acting upon the instructions of Castelar, Jovellar gave up the filibuster vessels, and those of the crew and passengers who had not been summarily shot by General Burriel.
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  • John Scott's year of grace closed without any college living falling vacant; and with his fellowship he gave up the church and turned to the study of law.
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  • 9, however, after the destruction of Varus's army, the Romans gave up their attempt to extend their frontier to the Elbe.
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  • From 1855 to 1860 he was pastor of a new Unitarian society in Jersey City, where he gave up the Lord's Supper, thinking that it ministered to self-satisfaction; and it was as a radical Unitarian that he became pastor of another young church in New York City in 1860.
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  • After four years of this work he suddenly gave up his chair, left home and family and gave himself to an ascetic life.
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  • In 1891 he gave up what had been the main work of his life to accept an undertaking that was even nearer his heart, the principalship of the theological college at Bala.
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  • His father, Jerome Quinet, had been a commissary in the army, but being a strong republican and disgusted with Napoleon's usurpation, he gave up his post and devoted himself to scientific and mathematical study.
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  • On the advice of this great pianist, he gave up his Edinburgh appointments, which had quite worn him out, and settled in Florence in order to compose.
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  • Lord Leven gave up the battle as lost and rode away to Tadcaster.
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  • Thenceforward he gave up politics.
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  • For a short time he practised as a doctor in ' Wales, but gave up his profession in order to continue his philosophical studies in Germany and France.
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  • He gave up his post in 1868, and, after a lecturing tour in the United States, joined the staff of the Daily News as leader-writer in 1870.
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  • Of his professional earnings, the small sum for which, as we have seen, he gave up his offices, and the expression of Fontenelle that he practised "sans gout et sans succes," are sufficient proof.
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  • Some thought he was dead, but he recovered, and from that time took regular food and gave up his severe penance, so much so that his five disciples soon ceased to respect him, and leaving him went to Benares.
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  • A commercial treaty signed between the two countries on the same day provided that each should allow the other the most favoured nation treatment, while each gave up the claim to the indiscriminate seizure of shipping which had been practised during the war.
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  • Ottavio had been made lord of Camerino in 1540, but he gave up that fief when his father became duke of Parma.
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  • Hicks's teachings on slavery had impressed both James and Lucretia; in 1830 James gave up a lucrative cotton commission business that he might not profit from the products of slave labour; and both took an active part in the campaign against slavery.
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  • When they gave up the project it was taken up by the Berlin Academy, which had recently completed the collection of Greek inscriptions edited by Boeckh.
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  • And as the legal manumission dissolved a son's previous agnatic relationships, so, too, the person baptized gave up father and mother, &c., and became one of a society of brethren the bond between whom was not physical but spiritual.
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  • After a short period he gave up his commercial career, and in 1770 became a member of the council for the duchies of Julich and Berg, in which capacity he distinguished himself by his ability in financial affairs, and his zeal in social reform.
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  • When Cousin thus set himself to vindicate those points by reflection, he gave up the obvious advantage of his other position that the realities in `question are given us in immediate and spontaneous apprehension.
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  • At last in the winter of 1013-1014, more as it would seem from sheer disgust at their kings cowardice and incompetence than Canute because further resistance was impossible, the English gave up the struggle and acknowledged Sweyn as king.
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  • By this treaty King Edward formally gave up his claim to the French throne, which he had always intended to use merely as an asset for barter, and was to receive in return.
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  • From the first he showed a sober and grave bearing; he reconciled himself to all his enemies, gave up his youthful follies, and became a model king Hi according to the ideas of his day.
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  • As matter of fact, the Reformed churches in no case gave up the custom of observing fast days, though by some churches the number of such days was greatly reduced.
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  • This arrangement could not be made; Lord Derby therefore gave up the attempt to form a ministry and Lord Palmerston came in.
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  • Many members of the Right gave up the struggle and emigrated, or at least withdrew from attendance, so that the Left became supreme.
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  • Montmorin gave up the portfolio of foreign affairs on the 31st of October and was succeeded by De Lessart.
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  • By the peace of Kna.red (1613) Gustavus Adolphus gave up the Swedish claim to Finmark; and in 1751 mutual renunciations brought the relations of Swedish and Norwegian (Danish) Lapland to their present position.
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  • In 1864 he was appointed to help Professor Geddes with his Greek classes, but he gave up the vacations to philosophical work.
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  • In April 1388 he was made archbishop of York, and, when Richard declared himself of age in 1389, he gave up the office of chancellor, to which, however, he returned in 1391.
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  • In order to disinherit his own family, Boffille de Juge gave up the countship of Castres to his brother-in-law, Alain d'Albret (1494).
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  • He gave up the psychological hedonism of Mill, and adopted instead a position which may be described as ethical hedonism, according to which the criterion of goodness in any given action is that it produces the greatest possible amount of pleasure.
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  • He had just passed the altar of the god, when he fell, and with a groan gave up the ghost (October 322 B.C.).
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  • On the death of Plotinus, as he gave up the ghost, a snake glided from under his bed into a hole in the wall."
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  • The monarchical principle no longer sufficed to ensure social discipline; the fear of lorfeiting the grant became the only powerful guarantee of obedience, and as this only applied to his personal vassals, Charlemagne gave up his claim to direct obedience from the test of the people, accepting the mediation of the counts, lords and bishops, who levied taxes, adjudicated and administered in virtue of the privileges of patronage, not of the right of the state.
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  • He gave up his personal right of distributing the fiefs and honors which were the price of adherence, and thus lost for the Carolingians the free disposal of the immense territories they had gradually usurped; they retained the over-lordship, it is true, but this over-lordship, without usufruct and without choice of tenant, was but a barren possession.
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  • 3 In October 1876 Gordon left the Equatorial Provinces and gave up his appointment.
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  • A treaty of peace between the two kings was signed in 1365, by which Charles of Navarre gave up Mantes, Meulan and the county of Longueville in exchange for Montpellier.
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  • It was characteristic of the man that, as soon as he thought his fortune sufficient, he gave up his post of farmergeneral, and retired to an estate in the country, where he employed his large means in the relief of the poor, the encouragement of agriculture and the development of industries.
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  • He withdrew in 1794 from society; next year he gave up all his classes but one public lecture on logic or metaphysics; and in 1797, before the removal of the interdict on his theological teaching, he ceased altogether his public labours, after an academic course of fortytwo years.
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  • From 1877 to 1886 he was principal of Airedale College, Bradford, a post which he gave up to become the first principal of Mansfield College, Oxford.
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  • Maury thus gave up an internationally famous and outstanding career when confederates like Lee and yankees like Grant were not known and he remained with his state of Virginia.
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  • He didn't join them, but he was clearly enjoying watching them, even laughing once when Destiny gave up her home run to chase down the ball.
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  • She completed peeling another potato and rinsed it before Claudette finally gave up on a response with an audible sigh.
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  • Unless … you gave up your bond but she didn.t give up hers.
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  • Many times people gave up trying and adopted – only to immediately become pregnant.
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  • Such ringing as was done was mainly on the front six as the tenor clapper gave up the ghost soon after we began.
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  • The mother went on a parenting course and learned cookery and her husband gave up his job to help her.
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  • In fairness City never gave up hope and never stopped working, with Hoskins and Smith up front being especially deserving of praise.
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  • Tatchell: I gave up my religious faith for a number of reasons.
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  • I gave up the best pension scheme ever invented to brew beer.
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  • I gave up smoking on Monday and feel a bit listless in a way.
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  • In 1889 Elgar gave up the post of organist, after which he would compose but little more music for the catholic liturgy.
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  • I never gave up hope but I did feel so damn lousy.
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  • She gave up eating ice cream completely and found other ways to treat herself, such as getting a manicure.
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  • They gave up their possessions, put on a saffron robe, shaved their head, and became mendicants or wandering monks.
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  • In 1906 Mary gave up her job as a teacher and became the full-time organizer of the WSPU in Leeds.
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  • But little recked they of this who now gave up their dead.
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  • He obtained his master's certificate, and after 20 years skippering vessels he gave up the sea and became a shipowner.
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  • Farmers who gave up early have gone to urban slums.
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  • The backup video player pondered it and then spewed bits of tape about and gave up even more finally.
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  • He gave up soccer but kept fit playing squash and cycling.
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  • The band gave up all chemical and herbal stimulants at Daevid's insistance, and plunged into a free tour of Engand.
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  • She gave up huge chunks of our national veto in negotiating the ' Single European Act ' ten years later.
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  • James concluded a shameful treaty, by which, in exchange for being left undisturbed in Aragon and promised possession of Sardinia and Corsica, he gave up Sicily to the Church, for whom it was to be held by the Angevins (1295).
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  • Drake's discoveries extended from Cape Mendocino to 48° N., in which latitude he gave up his quest, sailed across the Pacific and reached the Philippine Islands, returning home round the Cape of Good Hope in 1580.
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  • Lord Carteret refused to sell and continued to hold a one-eighth undivided share until 1744, when he gave up his claim in return for a large strip of land in North Carolina lying between latitude 35° 34' and the Virginia line (36° 30').
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  • In 31 B.C. Octavius gave up Numidia, or Africa Nova, to King Juba II.
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  • At the Disruption of 1843 Duff sided with the Free Church, gave up the college buildings, with all their effects, and with unabated courage set to work to provide a new institution.
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  • 255): Carthage in her struggle with Rome was at last driven to levy oppressive tribute, whereupon the Maltese gave up the Punic garrison to Titus Sempronius under circumstances described by Livy (xxi.
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  • After 1830 he contributed to different newspapers - Le Constitutionnel, Le National and the Courrier francais - until 1833, when he gave up politics in order to devote himself to the history of ancient philosophy, undertaking a translation of Aristotle,which occupied him the greater part of his life (1837-1892).
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  • He was joined by the Bructeri and other neighboring tribes, but being defeated by Petilius Cerealis (afterwards consular legate in Britain) at Vetera and in other engagements gave up the struggle and arranged a capitulation in AD.
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  • He began at Göttingen with the study of chemistry, and this so arrested his attention that he gave up the journey to Persia.
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  • From 1833 to 1848 - when he gave up playing in public - he was greeted with frantic applause as the prince of pianists.
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  • In 1253 he sent a further list of the first words (principia) of the complementary constitutions and decretals; but the result was practically nil and the popes gave up this system of successive additions.
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  • The people of his country had made him their king; but as soon as he had made good laws for them he gave up his crown.
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  • I find I get on faster, and do better work with Mr. Keith than I did in the classes at the Cambridge School, and I think it was well that I gave up that kind of work.
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  • Again, when I hid the spool, she looked for it in a little box not more than an inch long; and she very soon gave up the search.
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  • We were closed for three years but we never, ever gave up hope of resurfacing again as a hospital.
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  • He obtained his master 's certificate, and after 20 years skippering vessels he gave up the sea and became a shipowner.
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  • He gave up the worldly sophistication of a great city for an uncertain life wandering the Middle East.
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  • He gave up the worship of angels, the adoring presence of angels for the spittle of men.
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  • The band gave up all chemical and herbal stimulants at Daevid 's insistance, and plunged into a free tour of Engand.
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  • "No, we don't know why the birth parents gave up their baby, but we are so happy they did!"
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  • He gave up corporate life and decided to pursue a career in interior design.
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  • My mom gave up her career as a teacher so that she could home school us, and my dad found a new job as well.
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  • Tiger Woods gave up his amateur status in August of 1996.
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  • According to Us magazine, she also gave up carbs, and was eating fish, vegetables and doing yoga.
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  • While Aames and his son gave up their wallets, there was only $15 cash between them.
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  • Ryan O'Neal once said that he used to propose marriage to Farrah constantly, but then just gave up because she thwarted all of his proposals and refused to marry him.
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  • After the move to Connecticut, Stewart gave up her career as a stock broker and focused instead on the renovations needed in the family's new home.
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  • Phyllis gave up her award-winning career in journalism and picked up the fashion gauntlet.
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  • In closed adoptions, mothers gave up parental rights immediately after birth.
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  • Our forefathers gave up their hopes and dreams for the United States so that we can live in a country of freedom.
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  • In true entrepreneurial fashion Darrow never gave up and continued making them by hand and selling from his home.
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  • In this exclusive LTK interview, Dr. Kevin Emery, on awakening psychic abilities, discusses how he gave up a corporate life to become a spiritual teacher and medical intuitive.
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  • So for his sake, she gave up Bo and prepared to marry the D.A.
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  • Luis eventually must rescue her from the asylum to which she is committed, they adopt a new child, but Maria never gives up hope of finding the son she gave up for adoption.
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  • Season two of Life Unexpected revisits the lives of Cate and Baze and the daughter Cate gave up for adoption Lux.
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  • She lands a job as a bartender, where she meets Claudia Joy, a mother of two girls, who gave up a future career in law when she married her husband Colonel Michael Holden.
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  • As a young man, he gave up his music career to become an actor, and appeared in his first telenovela, Para toda la vida, at the age of 19.
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  • She gave up the girl for adoption, believing it was the right thing to do.
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  • Theater didn't really cut it for Cook when he hit college, so he gave up the scholarship and changed his major to graphic design - he graduated with a degree in that field in 2006.
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  • Pee Wee initially gave up his criminal activities and concentrated on his acting, but during the reunion episode of the show, viewers found out that Pee Wee had recently been shot.
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  • Their true story is that they are two sisters who gave up their day jobs to follow their dreams and open a bakery.
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  • Suzette Snider is a former makeup and design artist who gave up her career to raise her children.
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  • She gave up on school at age 16, but a few years later set her sights on hairdressing.
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  • She even gave up a relationship when her fiancé demanded that she choose between him and the puppets.
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  • After six years running the modeling agency, Sobschak gave up that business to focus on event and wedding planning fulltime.
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  • Lt. Karl "Helo" Agathon - This Electronic Countermeasures Officer was supposed to be last seen on Caprica, after he gave up his seat on the Raptor to save Baltar.
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  • Finally, after a half hour of tossing and turning he gave up.
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  • Sitting, she gave up on the jammed seatbelt after a few useless tugs.
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  • She wasn't certain how he could say such a thing about the woman who gave up everything for him.
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  • After eleven pairs of shoes, two stray dogs who gave up on me, and a girl friend who skipped off with a coal truck driver in West Virginia, here I am.
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  • This time her responses were limited to nods and grunts and he finally gave up.
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  • Beats me why he gave up.
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  • She gave up her power, her domain, and her entire life for this opportunity.
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  • I even gave up my power, my domain, everything.
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  • So much I gave up everything to be right here, right now.
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  • What if he couldn't have been with her unless he gave up his underworld and power?
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  • Gabriel gave up his soul to help Rhyn and would do it again, especially seeing how strong their bond had become.
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  • Twelve hours and forty three souls later, Gabriel gave up on the icons.
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  • There was no one else but you, and I gave up.
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  • Unless … you gave up your bond but she didn.t give up hers.
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  • Once she gave up her bond and accepted another, she belonged to him.
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  • After trying Cynthia one more time, he gave up and returned to Bird Song.
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  • The telephone in faraway Indiana rang, first in their agreed sequence, then twenty times before Dean gave up and turned out the light.
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  • She gave up her attempt at relaxing, and abandoned the lawn chair.
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