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glimpses Sentence Examples

  • She saw glimpses of the early morning battle.

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  • She saw glimpses of the early morning battle.

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  • But from such glimpses of early Attic history as we can get the union of the Attic towns would seem to have been completed before the constitutional struggle began.

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  • But the real interest of his work lies, first, in the incidental glimpses it affords all through of the history of his.

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  • Our first glimpses of authentic Roman history set before us two orders in the same state, one of which is distinguished from the other by many exclusive privileges.

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  • We have glimpses of Varro at this time in the Letters of Cicero.

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  • Among them are the sagas of Thorgils and Haflidi (I118-1121), the feud and peacemaking of two great chiefs, contemporaries of Ari; of Sturla (1150-1183), the founder of the great Sturlung family, down to the settlement of his great lawsuit by Jon Loptsson, who thereupon took his son Snorri the historian to fosterage, - a humorous story but with traces of the decadence about it, and glimpses of the evil days that were to come; of the Onundar-brennusaga (1185-1200), a tale of feud and fire-raising in the north of the island, the hero of which, Gudmund Dyri, goes at last into a cloister; of Hrafn Sveinbiornsson (1190-1213), the noblest Icelander of his day, warrior, leech, seaman, craftsman, poet and chief, whose life at home, travels and pilgrimages abroad (Hrafn was one of the first to visit Becket's shrine), and death at the hands of a foe whom he had twice spared, are recounted by a loving friend in pious memory of his virtues, c. 1220; of Aron Hiorleifsson (1200-1255), a man whose strength, courage and adventures befit rather a henchman of Olaf Tryggvason than one of King Haakon's thanes (the beginning of the feuds that rise round Bishop Gudmund are told here), of the Svinefell-men (1248-1252), a pitiful story of a family feud in the far east of Iceland.

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  • Jule was quiet, trying hard to remember something from before the Schism besides brief glimpses of Darian and Damian.

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  • Only now and again do we catch fugitive and increasingly doubtful glimpses of him and his work.

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  • Burt, The Attractions of Brattleboro, Glimpses of Past and Present (Brattleboro, 1866).

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  • Not a few saints were rewarded for their fasting by glimpses of the beatific vision.

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  • Of these school-days Charles Lamb has given delightful glimpses in the Essays of Elia.

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  • Hagerty, Commissioner of Immigration; North Dakota: A Few Facts concerning its Resources and Advantages (Bismarck, 1892), prepared by the Commissioner of Agriculture and Labour; Glimpses of North Dakota (Buffalo, 1901), published by the North Dakota Pan-American Exposition Company; The Story of the Prairies; or, The Landscape Geology of North Dakota (Chicago, 1902), by D.

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  • Through the smoke glimpses could be caught of something black--probably men--and at times the glint of bayonets.

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  • Yet it may generally be allowed that a strain of nobility, of which we occasionally catch illuminating glimpses, extorts from time to time an all-forgiving admiration.

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  • Although the Bab g (4) g Y lonian religion presents a very gloomy view of the world of the dead, it is not without a few faint glimpses of a hope that a few mortals at least may gain deliverance from the dread doom.

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  • With the exception of one or two glimpses of him that we obtain from authentic historical documents, the recorded events of his later as of his earlier life rest on no more certain authority than that of Blind Harry.

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  • She saw glimpses of his shared history with Damian and Dustin and of a time before meeting them that was too dark for her to see clearly.

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  • But as yet he had only glimpses of a logical method which should invigorate the syllogism by the co-operation of ancient geometry and modern algebra.

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  • Soon afterwards his fancy kindled with the first glimpses into Oriental history, the wild " barbaric " charm of which he never ceased to feel.

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  • Further, during the years of His public ministry more glimpses of His inner life are given us than in either Matthew or Mark.

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  • among them the Vinland sagas, also a Norwegian work of the 13th century, called Speculum regale (The King's Mirror), and some papal letters, give interesting glimpses of the life of this colony.

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  • But during the first nineteen months of my life I had caught glimpses of broad, green fields, a luminous sky, trees and flowers which the darkness that followed could not wholly blot out.

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  • The horses showered the fine dry snow on the faces of those in the sleigh--beside them sounded quick ringing bells and they caught confused glimpses of swiftly moving legs and the shadows of the troyka they were passing.

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  • But in spite of this he continued to struggle desperately forward, and from between the backs of those in front he caught glimpses of an open space with a strip of red cloth spread out on it; but just then the crowd swayed back--the police in front were pushing back those who had pressed too close to the procession: the Emperor was passing from the palace to the Cathedral of the Assumption--and Petya unexpectedly received such a blow on his side and ribs and was squeezed so hard that suddenly everything grew dim before his eyes and he lost consciousness.

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  • Seen from Strathmore or the Firth of Clyde the Highlands present well-defined masses of hills abruptly rising from the Lowland plains, and from any of the western islands their sea front resembles a vast rampart indented by lochs and rising to a uniform level, which sinking here and there allows glimpses of still higher summits in the interior.

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  • The trails pass through wooded areas and marshland, offering glimpses of a variety of plants and animals, such as great blue herons, barred and great horned owls, redheaded woodpeckers, red-tailed hawks, kestrels and turkey vultures.

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  • But these grants and sales led to distinctions within the ranks of the noble order, like those of which we get faint glimpses among the Roman patricians.

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  • At the same period he founded the abbey of Fulda, as a centre for German monastic culture, placing it under the Bavarian Sturm, whose biography gives us so many picturesque glimpses of the time, and making its rule stricter than the Benedictine.

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  • He at the same time shows the Greeks that their own greatest philosophers and poets recognized the unity of the divine Being, and had caught glimpses of the true nature of God, but that fuller light had been thrown on this subject by the Hebrew prophets.

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  • The difference between the two, in Clement's judgment, was that the Greek philosophers had only glimpses of the truth, that they attained only to fragments of the truth, while Christianity revealed in Christ the absolute and perfect truth.

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  • Neither by geometrical, nor physical, nor metaphysical principles had he succeeded in reaching and grasping the infinite and the spiritual, or in elucidating their relation to man and man's organism, though he had caught glimpses of facts and methods which he thought only required confirmation and development.

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  • Both sides failed in their chief enterprises, and the main interest of the story comes from the glimpses which we get of the Sicel states.

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  • The strict military discipline of the school lay heavily on Schiller, and intensified the spirit of rebellion, which, nurtured on Rousseau and the writers of the Sturm and Drang, burst out in the young poet's first tragedy; but such a school-life had for a poet of Schiller's temperament advantages which he might not have known had he followed his own inclinations; and it afforded him glimpses of court life invaluable for his later work as a dramatist.

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  • Our earliest glimpses of India disclose two races struggling for the soil, the Dravidians, a dark-skinned race of aborigines, and the Aryans, a fair-skinned people, descending from Legends.

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  • The Baluch Siwaliks afford us strange glimpses into a recent geological past, when the same gigantic mammals roamed along the foot of these wild hills as once inhabited the tangled forests below the Himalaya.

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  • St Patrick himself in his Confession makes mention of monks in Ireland in connexion with his mission, but the few glimpses we get of the monastic life of the decades immediately following his death prove that the earliest type of coenobium differed considerably from that known at a later period.

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  • The view from the summit extends northward as far as the Grampians, with occasional glimpses of Ben Nevis; westward to Jura in the Atlantic; south-westward to Arran in the Firth of Clyde; southward to Tinto Hill, the Lowthers and Cairnsmore; and eastward to Edinburgh Castle and Arthur's Seat.

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  • He sat behind a low desk, with a few jottings on slips of paper, or textbooks marked on the margin, before him, and delivered an extemporaneous address, opening up the subject by partial glimpses, and with many anecdotes or familiar illustrations, till a complete idea of it was presented.

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  • He at the same time shows the Greeks that their own greatest philosophers and poets recognized the unity of the divine Being, and had caught glimpses of the true nature of God, but that fuller light had been thrown on this subject by the Hebrew prophets.

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  • The Baluch Siwaliks afford us strange glimpses into a recent geological past, when the same gigantic mammals roamed along the foot of these wild hills as once inhabited the tangled forests below the Himalaya.

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  • The Cycle of Spring (1917), Sacrifice (1917), and other plays; the novels, The Home and the World (1919), The Wreck (1921); as well as a volume of letters, Glimpses of Bengal (1921), and the short stories Hungry Stones German East Africa Tanganyika Territory) Scale.]: 7.500,000 0 50 100, 50 Boundary 19141Le r ial921 Railways - - - Roads - - - - - (1916) and Mashi (1918); and republished lectures, Sadhana, or the Realization of Life (1913), Nationalism (1917), Personality (1917).

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  • The speech Against Pancleon illustrates the intimate relations between Athens and Plataea, while it gives us some picturesque glimpses of Athenian town life.

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  • Jule was quiet, trying hard to remember something from before the Schism besides brief glimpses of Darian and Damian.

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  • She saw glimpses of his shared history with Damian and Dustin and of a time before meeting them that was too dark for her to see clearly.

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  • As fast as Kris ran, he couldn't catch her.  He grew more baffled when she seemed to pull ahead of him without any sign of the exhaustion she'd showed when they stopped.  Desperation could motivate, and so could fear for her sister.  He pushed himself harder to catch her.  Thunder boomed overhead.  Forms he assumed were demons swooped above the canopy, casting shadows.  He caught glimpses of fur and wings through leaves and ran until his chest was heaving.  Hannah remained ahead of him, though he realized he was beginning to gain on her.  He had to reach her before the demons did and swept her away, as they had Kiki.

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  • Amid the noisy, bustling, modern cityscape there are still glimpses of the country's past in traditional dress and temples.

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  • enticew ' our fathers ' might have helped the weather, which only allowed us enticing glimpses of silvery views to the west.

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  • fragmentary glimpses of the creature force the audience to use their imagination.

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  • glimpses of the estuary across the countryside.

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  • glimpses of sunshine but the temperature did not rise above 4C, it become overcast later.

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  • glimpses of the sun.

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  • The whole basement is fronted by our unique railings giving tantalizing glimpses into the domestic quarters.

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  • At night, swirling mist reveals glimpses of its shadowy past.

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  • Except for occasional glimpses of life among the other workers, the majority of diary entries remain of the " nothing new " variety.

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  • The studios are increasingly providing behind-the-scenes glimpses at the making of new releases.

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  • A slightly raised decking area is perfect for alfresco dining and gives sea glimpses through the houses to the bay below.

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  • Leafy hills, sleepy hamlets, with glimpses of brooding mountains beyond.

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  • intriguing glimpses into medieval life.

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  • At night, swirling mist reveals glimpses of its shadowy past.

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  • It boosts Verlaine's unjustly neglected status as a pop craftsman and offers up tantalizing glimpses of his mad genius.

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  • From roadside glimpses so far, I'd dismissed all horror-film notions of vodou.

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  • By chance he finally glimpses the elusive creature - a beautiful sea nymph, who has crossed into our world from her own.

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  • These fleeting glimpses of the world around show normal lives continuing oblivious to the nuclear threat.

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  • overcast at dawn but some early glimpses of sunshine marked the beginning of a clearance by 09 GMT.

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  • Hulk's diary As with much of the best comedy, there are glimpses of real pathos here.

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  • swirling mist reveals glimpses of its shadowy past.

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  • trek through the muddy rainforest we reached our first look out for glimpses of Jacquot.

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  • versatile of actors, will give us glimpses into his long career.

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  • But as yet he had only glimpses of a logical method which should invigorate the syllogism by the co-operation of ancient geometry and modern algebra.

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  • Although the ritualistic discussions of the Brahmanas are for the most part of a dry and uninteresting nature to an even greater degree than is often the case with exegetic theological treatises, these works are nevertheless of considerable importance both as regards the history of Indian institutions and as "the oldest body of Indo-European prose, of a generally free, vigorous, simple form, affording valuable glimpses backwards at the primitive condition of unfettered Indo-European talk" (Whitney).

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  • Our first glimpses of authentic Roman history set before us two orders in the same state, one of which is distinguished from the other by many exclusive privileges.

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  • But from such glimpses of early Attic history as we can get the union of the Attic towns would seem to have been completed before the constitutional struggle began.

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  • But these grants and sales led to distinctions within the ranks of the noble order, like those of which we get faint glimpses among the Roman patricians.

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  • Soon afterwards his fancy kindled with the first glimpses into Oriental history, the wild " barbaric " charm of which he never ceased to feel.

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  • At the same period he founded the abbey of Fulda, as a centre for German monastic culture, placing it under the Bavarian Sturm, whose biography gives us so many picturesque glimpses of the time, and making its rule stricter than the Benedictine.

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  • The difference between the two, in Clement's judgment, was that the Greek philosophers had only glimpses of the truth, that they attained only to fragments of the truth, while Christianity revealed in Christ the absolute and perfect truth.

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  • Further, during the years of His public ministry more glimpses of His inner life are given us than in either Matthew or Mark.

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  • Only now and again do we catch fugitive and increasingly doubtful glimpses of him and his work.

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  • Neither by geometrical, nor physical, nor metaphysical principles had he succeeded in reaching and grasping the infinite and the spiritual, or in elucidating their relation to man and man's organism, though he had caught glimpses of facts and methods which he thought only required confirmation and development.

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  • Burt, The Attractions of Brattleboro, Glimpses of Past and Present (Brattleboro, 1866).

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  • Hagerty, Commissioner of Immigration; North Dakota: A Few Facts concerning its Resources and Advantages (Bismarck, 1892), prepared by the Commissioner of Agriculture and Labour; Glimpses of North Dakota (Buffalo, 1901), published by the North Dakota Pan-American Exposition Company; The Story of the Prairies; or, The Landscape Geology of North Dakota (Chicago, 1902), by D.

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  • The Cycle of Spring (1917), Sacrifice (1917), and other plays; the novels, The Home and the World (1919), The Wreck (1921); as well as a volume of letters, Glimpses of Bengal (1921), and the short stories Hungry Stones German East Africa Tanganyika Territory) Scale.]: 7.500,000 0 50 100, 50 Boundary 19141Le r ial921 Railways - - - Roads - - - - - (1916) and Mashi (1918); and republished lectures, Sadhana, or the Realization of Life (1913), Nationalism (1917), Personality (1917).

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  • Yet it may generally be allowed that a strain of nobility, of which we occasionally catch illuminating glimpses, extorts from time to time an all-forgiving admiration.

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  • Although the Bab g (4) g Y lonian religion presents a very gloomy view of the world of the dead, it is not without a few faint glimpses of a hope that a few mortals at least may gain deliverance from the dread doom.

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  • With the exception of one or two glimpses of him that we obtain from authentic historical documents, the recorded events of his later as of his earlier life rest on no more certain authority than that of Blind Harry.

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  • among them the Vinland sagas, also a Norwegian work of the 13th century, called Speculum regale (The King's Mirror), and some papal letters, give interesting glimpses of the life of this colony.

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  • The speech Against Pancleon illustrates the intimate relations between Athens and Plataea, while it gives us some picturesque glimpses of Athenian town life.

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  • Both sides failed in their chief enterprises, and the main interest of the story comes from the glimpses which we get of the Sicel states.

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  • Seen from Strathmore or the Firth of Clyde the Highlands present well-defined masses of hills abruptly rising from the Lowland plains, and from any of the western islands their sea front resembles a vast rampart indented by lochs and rising to a uniform level, which sinking here and there allows glimpses of still higher summits in the interior.

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  • The strict military discipline of the school lay heavily on Schiller, and intensified the spirit of rebellion, which, nurtured on Rousseau and the writers of the Sturm and Drang, burst out in the young poet's first tragedy; but such a school-life had for a poet of Schiller's temperament advantages which he might not have known had he followed his own inclinations; and it afforded him glimpses of court life invaluable for his later work as a dramatist.

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  • But the real interest of his work lies, first, in the incidental glimpses it affords all through of the history of his.

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  • Our earliest glimpses of India disclose two races struggling for the soil, the Dravidians, a dark-skinned race of aborigines, and the Aryans, a fair-skinned people, descending from Legends.

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  • Not a few saints were rewarded for their fasting by glimpses of the beatific vision.

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  • Of these school-days Charles Lamb has given delightful glimpses in the Essays of Elia.

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  • We have glimpses of Varro at this time in the Letters of Cicero.

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  • Among them are the sagas of Thorgils and Haflidi (I118-1121), the feud and peacemaking of two great chiefs, contemporaries of Ari; of Sturla (1150-1183), the founder of the great Sturlung family, down to the settlement of his great lawsuit by Jon Loptsson, who thereupon took his son Snorri the historian to fosterage, - a humorous story but with traces of the decadence about it, and glimpses of the evil days that were to come; of the Onundar-brennusaga (1185-1200), a tale of feud and fire-raising in the north of the island, the hero of which, Gudmund Dyri, goes at last into a cloister; of Hrafn Sveinbiornsson (1190-1213), the noblest Icelander of his day, warrior, leech, seaman, craftsman, poet and chief, whose life at home, travels and pilgrimages abroad (Hrafn was one of the first to visit Becket's shrine), and death at the hands of a foe whom he had twice spared, are recounted by a loving friend in pious memory of his virtues, c. 1220; of Aron Hiorleifsson (1200-1255), a man whose strength, courage and adventures befit rather a henchman of Olaf Tryggvason than one of King Haakon's thanes (the beginning of the feuds that rise round Bishop Gudmund are told here), of the Svinefell-men (1248-1252), a pitiful story of a family feud in the far east of Iceland.

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  • St Patrick himself in his Confession makes mention of monks in Ireland in connexion with his mission, but the few glimpses we get of the monastic life of the decades immediately following his death prove that the earliest type of coenobium differed considerably from that known at a later period.

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  • The view from the summit extends northward as far as the Grampians, with occasional glimpses of Ben Nevis; westward to Jura in the Atlantic; south-westward to Arran in the Firth of Clyde; southward to Tinto Hill, the Lowthers and Cairnsmore; and eastward to Edinburgh Castle and Arthur's Seat.

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  • He sat behind a low desk, with a few jottings on slips of paper, or textbooks marked on the margin, before him, and delivered an extemporaneous address, opening up the subject by partial glimpses, and with many anecdotes or familiar illustrations, till a complete idea of it was presented.

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  • The glimpses of terror were far more frightening than the shambling monsters of today.

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  • Starting in 1980 Gary Larson became known the world over for giving us glimpses into sublime genius, with a liberal sprinkling of cows.

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  • On the way into Bandar we saw glimpses of the sultan 's palace, with a gold dome glistening through the leafy grounds.

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  • After an hour-long trek through the muddy rainforest we reached our first look out for glimpses of Jacquot.

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  • In a highly acclaimed one-man show, Saeed Jaffrey, that most versatile of actors, will give us glimpses into his long career.

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  • This style creates a see-through effect so when you hang the mirror on your wall, the paint color of your wall becomes part of the overall design of the seashells with glimpses of the colored wall peeking through.

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  • Glimpses: These shadows are a less-shiny, lightweight cousin of the Glimmer product.

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  • A less shiny cousin of the Glimmer product, Glimpses are a lightweight shadow.

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  • Bunratty Castle and Folk Park A premiere attraction in Ireland, visitors can enjoy the 15th century castle and the 19th century village, including glimpses of life in another time.

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  • Regardless of the direction you're traveling, you'll be able to catch glimpses of the breathtaking scenery surrounding the basin.

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  • Recently, while on a winter vacation in Miami with husband Deryck Whibley, photographers caught glimpses of her in two different bikinis.

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  • The Tease look, with its mesh pattern, is also a very beautiful swimsuit, but keep in mind that it's mesh; this means that glimpses and peeks of the body are readily available.

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  • Here you'll also find styles with tiny cut out patterns in the fabric that give the illusion of more coverage while still offering titillating glimpses of skin beneath the swimsuit.

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  • These styles are not sheer, but they do provide tantalizing glimpses of flesh while still keeping you covered.

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  • To cover more time without plowing through all the details of your day-to-day life, you may add glimpses of your childhood that show how your amazing character came to be.

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  • Star Trek, coming out in 2009, gives us glimpses of the officers before they were officers.

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  • Haunted places tease the imagination with glimpses of something beyond our known world.

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  • To see the latest trends, check out Dan Post's look book, which gives images of stylish ways to wear the boots as well as glimpses of how to wear them with the most recent fashions of the season.

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  • Whether checking out a message board, a soap opera magazine or watching the video clip of what's coming next offered at the end of the episode, previews give fans glimpses into what the future holds for their favorite storylines.

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  • Toni's Spoilers offer fans glimpses of upcoming episodes of The Young and the Restless and more.

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  • The show is unique in its personal glimpses into the chef's life and his struggle with weight.

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  • Most lace lingerie is designed with a bit of stretch, so it will hug your curves and give tiny glimpses of skin in a beautiful pattern.

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  • Interspersed between the glimpses of the past and the walk toward the future are clips from a live performance by Rascal Flatts.

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  • Reality TV wedding shows offer funny, unusual, or detailed glimpses into real life weddings and all of the planning and prep work that goes into them.

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