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  • You're doing a great job.
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  • It's great and I love it.
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  • But you went to great lengths to help her.
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  • There was a great famine in Rome.
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  • The Watcher's eyes went around his study, as if this was his first visit in a great while.
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  • Well, have you heard the great news?
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  • As we move toward that future, it is a great tragedy that the experiences of all the people of the past are lost to us.
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  • They were both great kids with a marvelous future.
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  • A Paul Weber crossed in and out of the great north on the dates I ran.
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  • He was the first great American painter.
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  • Denisov, having given his name, announced that he had to communicate to his Serene Highness a matter of great importance for their country's welfare.
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  • Inside of the great kitchen, beside the fire, the men were shouting and laughing; for the blacksmith had finished his song, and it was very pleasing.
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  • There's a great view up here but it's hazy.
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  • I want a great deal, Count!
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  • They counted them and were surprised to find that not one lamb of the great flock of seven hundred was missing.
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  • The "man of great merit," despite his desire to obtain the post of director, could not refrain from reminding Prince Vasili of his former opinion.
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  • One day he was in the midst of a great battle.
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  • They saw that all these fables taught some great truth, and they wondered how Aesop could have thought of them.
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  • You look great in pink.
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  • One day King Astyages planned to make a great feast for the lad.
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  • Suddenly there was a great wind.
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  • A hawk made a wide swing across the grassland and then suddenly dived, jerking up at the last second, its great wings straining as it pumped back into the air with added weight.
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  • Then with great labor he began to widen the passageway.
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  • I belong to Bailum & Barney's Great Consolidated Shows--three rings in one tent and a menagerie on the side.
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  • They saw a mass of tough green vines all matted together and writhing and twisting around like a nest of great snakes.
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  • One day the Mice met to talk about the great harm that she was doing them.
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  • There are great storms on the sea.
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  • A great many people came.
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  • This letter would be of great use to you.
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  • If he reports that our losses were great, it is not true; perhaps about four thousand, not more, and not even that; but even were they ten thousand, that's war!
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  • You've taken a great deal off my shoulders, and I appreciate it.
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  • She jogged after him with great effort as he strode through the maze.
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  • I have great news!
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  • Barclay de Tolly tried to command the army in the best way, because he wished to fulfill his duty and earn fame as a great commander.
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  • His arrest had caused great indignation.
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  • Government is a great achievement of civilization.
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  • I'm having a great time.
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  • We found the demon when we took this land near the great cliffs.
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  • They agreed to this plan, and when they reached the great square Jim drew the buggy into the big door of the domed hall.
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  • No; she's a yellow hen, and a great friend of mine.
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  • In it were many great cities; and from one end of it to the other there were broad fields of grain and fine pastures for sheep and cattle.
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  • He would soon become a captain and then perhaps a great admiral.
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  • On the last day, the great army which Coriolanus had led from Antium was drawn up in battle array.
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  • Many great men were glad to call him their friend, and even kings asked his advice and were amused by his fables.
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  • Imagine a thousand new arts, none of which are even invented yet, each with a thousand new great masters.
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  • I never lost a jot of my delight in this great park.
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  • The great halls were full.
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  • She said her only consolation was the fact that the princess allowed her to share her sorrow, that all the old misunderstandings should sink into nothing but this great grief; that she felt herself blameless in regard to everyone, and that he, from above, saw her affection and gratitude.
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  • He stood a little behind the governor and held himself with military decorum through the service, meditating on a great variety of subjects.
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  • The wages weren't all that great, but deducting rent, utilities and groceries from her present salary, it wound up being a good deal more.
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  • My wife was a great friend of your mother's.
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  • Betsy is great at research and Martha works with Howie, assembles the tips and can deliver them.
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  • At the same instant he was dazzled by a great flash of flame, and immediately a deafening roar, crackling, and whistling made his ears tingle.
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  • There were a great many ladies and some of Nicholas' Moscow acquaintances, but there were no men who could at all vie with the cavalier of St. George, the hussar remount officer, the good-natured and well-bred Count Rostov.
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  • Great place for a getaway lodge, isn't it?
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  • Great. Now how do you say go wash up for supper?
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  • Great way to start a discussion.
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  • I have a great deal of sense!
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  • She rolled her eyes, once again a test subject to the great overlord of the Immortals.
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  • Great. I need a refill.
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  • Under the Tahirids (820-872) it became a flourishing town and rose to great importance during the Samanids (874-999).
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  • His home was in the country not far from a great forest.
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  • One day King Solomon was sitting on his throne, and his great men were standing around him.
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  • One day, to the great joy of all, some ships arrived from another country.
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  • People are highly versatile, great at learning new things, naturally curious, and naturally enjoy new things.
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  • On the ninth of August Prince Vasili at Anna Pavlovna's again met the "man of great merit."
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  • She has great taste.
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  • It's always changing but it has great holding power.
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  • Here, easy accessibility, great ice in a deep, narrow gorge, facilities close by and a park run by people who understood the sport and emphasized safety, made for an ideal package.
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  • I bet you'd be great at it.
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  • Great to see you!
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  • The woman, a buxom blonde about forty, Dean guessed, was clothed in a fashion magazine outfit, designed for après snow bunny activity, not actually doing anything in the great outdoors.
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  • In his mind's eye Dean could picture climbers rappelling downward in great lunges, covering many feet in long swings, reaching the bottom in but a few mad leaps into space.
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  • Great, how about a match while we wait?
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  • Great I know just the place.
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  • Great, I'll be ready.
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  • In 1667 he supported the bill for prohibiting the importation of Irish cattle, on the ground that it would lead to a great fall of rents in England.
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  • In the other great measure of the Cabal ministry, Charles's Declaration of Indulgence, he concurred.
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  • For affixing the great seal to this declaration he was threatened with impeachment by the Commons.
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  • On the 2nd of November he opened the great attack by proposing an address declaring the necessity for the king's dismissing James from his council.
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  • Shaftesbury was the first great party leader in the modern sense, and the founder of modern parliamentary oratory.
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  • There are great forests in the vicinity.
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  • Woman, in her wasted life, in her hurried death, here stands appealing to the society that degrades her, with a combination of eloquence and poetry, of forms of art at once instantaneous and permanent, and with great metrical energy and variety.
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  • Boston is now a great city, but at that time it was only a little town.
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  • You are only a very little boy, and you will learn a great deal as you grow bigger.
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  • He raised his gun and fired at the great beast.
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  • Henry, the Duke of Richmond, made war upon him and defeated him in a great battle.
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  • Then, to his great joy, a ship came near and anchored in the little harbor.
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  • Give father and mother a great deal of love and many hugs and kisses for me.
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  • To distract his thoughts he drove that day to the village of Vorontsovo to see the great balloon Leppich was constructing to destroy the foe, and a trial balloon that was to go up next day.
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  • It was a time of great tumult, and the gateway between the two realms was sealed away for eternity, he explained.
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  • She'd taken great pleasure in stuffing it there.
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  • The tallest looked a great deal like Andre, the deceased Immortal she.d met a short time before he was killed.
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  • You take great precautions to safeguard Toby, and yet, you rejected your own brother?
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  • All kinds of people to meet, great food.
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  • They battled with great vigor and exaggeration to the cheering of the three younger boys until one turned and noticed her.
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  • The chance for physical harm was too great.
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  • There were a great many things she could think of that would be dramatic issues to her.
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  • That nishani was beautiful was no great disappointment to him!
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  • Kiera climbed to her feet, barely caught herself from hitting the fountain with the next great tremor of the ground, and bolted for the door.
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  • Like, who would even consider leaving a great guy like him?
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  • I think it's great being active even after you've got a few grey hairs.
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  • No. It's great here.
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  • He knew she really wanted to tell him everything she had learned about Elisabeth, which was probably a great deal.
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  • It seems like you two have a great relationship.
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  • Nerves made her movements clumsy while her mind sought some forgotten information about a threat great enough to rouse the Undersecretary and his staff in the middle of the night.
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  • Don't the place look great?
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  • It's a great school.
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  • They looked great to me.
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  • A large variety of materials have been used in their manufacture by different peoples at different times - painted linen and shavings of stained horn by the Egyptians, gold and silver by the Romans, rice-paper by the Chinese, silkworm cocoons in Italy, the plumage of highly coloured birds in South America, wax, small tinted shells, &c. At the beginning of the 8th century the French, who originally learnt the art from the Italians, made great advances in the accuracy of their reproductions, and towards the end of that century the Paris manufacturers enjoyed a world-wide reputation.
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  • In 1890 appeared The Development of Theology since Kant, and its Progress in Great Britain since 1825, which was written for publication in England.
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  • Favoured by its proximity to two great waterways and by its two ports, Nisaea on the Saronic and Pegae on the Corinthian Gulf, Megara took a prominent part in the commercial expansion of Greece from the 8th century onwards, and for two hundred years enjoyed prosperity out of proportion to the slight resources of its narrow territory.
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  • In the ensuing party struggles the city passed under a tyrant, Theagenes (about 640), whose rule was too brief to produce great changes.
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  • Putnam gave the rope a quick jerk and his friends pulled him out in great haste.
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  • Daniel Webster lived to become a famous orator and a great statesman.
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  • One day there was a great storm.
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  • He was the chief ruler of that great city.
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  • Such too, to a greater or less extent, is the condition of the operatives of every denomination in England, which is the great workhouse of the world.
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  • It is surprising how many great men and women a small house will contain.
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  • Here, at the extreme left flank, Bennigsen talked a great deal and with much heat, and, as it seemed to Pierre, gave orders of great military importance.
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  • Great. I'd like the name of the caterer you used.
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  • Hey, that's a great idea.
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  • It has the bay window, great natural light.
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  • Elisabeth looked up, ready to say, 'That's a great idea.'
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  • Well, I had a great time, but Elisabeth isn't too happy with the outcome.
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  • She seemed concerned, yet said, "I think that's a great idea."
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  • Jackson laughed, "Great, I'll see you tomorrow."
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  • They finished one day before the full moon, and all stood admiring their accomplishment as Elisabeth said, I'm going to do some great work here.
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  • The simplicity of vocal sheet music encouraged Jackson to improvise a great deal.
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  • Great. A little tingly, like my senses are heightened somehow.
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  • He leered at Elisabeth, arched his eyebrows with a lascivious grin, then stretched with great exaggeration.
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  • He gets along great with the goats.
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  • Great. He can tell me all your secrets.
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  • His movements were restrained and fluid, effortless like those of a great cat.
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  • He watched her face, sensing she was hiding a great deal.
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  • Lana was a gentle soul; the secret must have been great if she left behind that many people to die!
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  • She couldn't imagine even one of the genetically altered warriors healing so quickly from an impact great enough to create the deep scars on his face!
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  • He was great with detail—always by hand.
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  • Not for a minute—but it's a great story.
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  • After apologizing for the late hour, she again thanked him for a great day.
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  • Crouched astride a bike was a great place to think and he surely needed training with his July week in Iowa getting closer all the time.
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  • It was as if this separation was by miles only, and not the great chasm created by the disap­pearance of Jeffrey Byrne.
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  • Instead, he set­tled for a postcard to her and one to her son, each with a bland "Having a great time" message.
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  • But I gotta tell ya it's great for relaxing the muscles.
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  • The FBI didn't do such a great job before that.
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  • She turned to greet the Great Pyrenees dog that had guarded the goat heard so faithfully.
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  • It isn't as if the old one was so great.
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  • She told me numerous times what a great lover he was – like I wanted to know, she added sarcastically.
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  • Alex took great pride in protecting her.
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  • He simply complemented her on another great meal and went to feed the buffalo before it got dark.
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  • In fact, their differences had been so great that she hadn't taken his interest seriously at first.
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  • I've got some friends that thought it sounded like a great getaway for a vacation.
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  • Ed snorted and side-stepped as the Great Pyrenees guard dog slid to a stop beside them.
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  • You'd make a great daddy.
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  • On the other hand, I have nothing but great memories of this house.
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  • Finally he took a slow breath and let it out, his shoulders drooping as if under some great load.
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  • Who would have guessed that a seven-year-old would make such a great companion?
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  • She's in a great deal of danger.
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  • What peace she'd found in the familiar orchard fled as she looked at the charred, crumbling ruins of the once great city that lay beyond the wall.
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  • It had to hold some great significance to her.
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  • The great wordsmith is quiet.
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  • I know you're there, lying in a tree like one of the great cats you track.
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  • A quiet breeze traveled between massive wooden doors opened on both sides of the great hall.
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  • He closed his eyes and imagined himself to be one of the great cats he tracked in the forest.
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  • There were a great many children whose cheerful voices and tiny forms darted by him several times.
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  • Was he named after the great warrior from the far east?
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  • Its power is great - -it makes me giddy!
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  • When the moon is at its highest, see that she's brought to me in the great hall for the ceremony.
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  • Memon requires your attendance in the great hall.
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  • Taran returned to the great hall.
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  • Avoiding the possessed king, Taran took his place directing the great hall's activities.
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  • Taran obeyed but didn't eat, his eyes darting around the great hall.
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  • Taran tore out of the great hall, followed closely by the madman, whose agitated demon swam visibly beneath his skin.
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  • The great hall was filled with Tiyan warriors, Vara's men, and Dierdirien's warriors.
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  • I will make you great, Sirian.
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  • No. I'm sure it looks great.
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  • A bird came and brought a great big worm.
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  • Great, now she had stepped all over his ego.
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  • Felipa was beautiful and had a great personality.
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  • Their great hulking forms and throaty grunts enhanced the theme of western frontier.
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  • It also crossed her mind that pilfering through his things to get information about something for which he had sworn to be silent would be a great invasion of his privacy.
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  • It was great to be home again as a family unit.
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  • We had a Great Pyrenees, but he died about a month ago.
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  • I think it's great that the entire family is together with this new experience.
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  • I thought she'd be a great addition.
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  • He'd like to get a stock dog like the Great Pyrenees Carmen had.
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  • When are you going to make me a great uncle?
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  • It would make a great honeymoon cabin.
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  • I have some hanging plants I've been trying to get rid of that would look great on your front porch.
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  • Great. I'll use it in here.
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  • It was one thing when she knew he was giving her the gem, which she thought only held great power.
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  • The most important ruins are those of the great basilica.
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  • In the succeeding century it was connected with Carthage by a great highway.
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  • It lies in the densely populated district in the north-east of the county, between Stalybridge and Ashton-under-Lyne, and is served by the London & North Western and Great Central railways.
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  • To the former he owes his appreciation of exact investigation and a complete knowledge of the aims of science, to the latter an equal admiration for the great circle of ideas which had been diffused by the teaching of Fichte, Schelling and Hegel.
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  • Considerations of this latter kind will naturally present themselves in the two great departments of cosmology and psychology, or they may be delegated to an independent research under the name of religious philosophy.
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  • The actual result of his personal inquiries, the great idea which lies at the foundation of his philosophy, we know.
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  • By understanding and combining what was great and valuable in those divided and scattered endeavours, he became the true successor of Leibnitz.
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  • The work of blockade, and of harassing the Confederates on the coast and the rivers of the Atlantic seaboard, called for much service in boats, and entailed a great deal of exposure.
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  • The royal library contains about 400,000 printed volumes, including one of the largest collections of Bibles in the world, and also about 20,000 MSS., many of great rarity.
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  • In 1734 he was appointed under-secretary of state, and he soon gained a position of great personal influence with George II.
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  • It was famous in Greek mythology, and is frequently mentioned by the great poets, especially by Sophocles.
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  • Among other characteristics of these animals may be noticed the great length of the neck and limbs, the complete absence of lateral toes and the long and tufted tail.
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  • The tongue is remarkable for its great length, measuring about 17 in.
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  • The great interest in connexion with a dwarf West African race of elephant is in relation to the fossil pigmy elephants of the limestone fissures and caves of Malta and Cyprus.
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  • As regards general form, the most distinctive feature is the great relative length of the tail, which reaches the hocks, and is donkey-like rather than deer-like in form.
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  • The true home of this deer has never been ascertained, and probably never will be; all the few known specimens now living being kept in confinement - the great majority in the duke of Bedford's park at Woburn, Bedfordshire.
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  • In a variety of ways it does a great deal of social service similar to that of gilds of help. Its administration has always been in the hands of laymen, and it works through local "conferences" or branches, the general council having been suspended because it declined to accept a cardinal as its official head.
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  • In 1502 Warham was consecrated bishop of London and became keeper of the great seal, but his tenure of both these offices was short, as in 1504 he became lord chancellor and archbishop of Canterbury.
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  • Dalton lived in a period marked by great advances in experimental chemistry.
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  • Dalton himself made many analyses with the purpose of establishing his views, but his skill as an analyst was not very great.
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  • Such analyses, which do not always admit of great accuracy, have been confirmed by a few carefully planned experiments in which two components were brought together under very varied conditions, and the resulting compound analysed.
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  • He devoted many years to carrying out a project for organizing the fur trade from the Great Lakes to the Pacific Ocean, and thence by way of the Hawaiian Islands to China and India.
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  • Below Bakel the river passes through flatter country and presents a series of great reaches.
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  • He was no follower of their ideas, indeed often opposed to them; but he derived from Bacon an increasing stimulus towards the investigation of certain great problems of history and philosophy, while Grotius proved valuable in his study of philosophic jurisprudence.
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  • Soon after his mind began to give way, but during frequent intervals of lucidity he made new corrections in his great work, of which a third edition appeard in 1744, prefaced by a letter of dedication to Cardinal Trojano Acquaviva.
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  • Marsyas found it, and having acquired great skill in playing it, challenged Apollo to a contest with his lyre.
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  • The Great Southern railway has a line to the seaward end of the pier, and affords direct communication with the interior of the colony.
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  • His talents and amiability soon won him great popularity, especially among the peasants.
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  • It was a time when, under able leaders, a great national party was beginning the struggle for reform against the stagnant Austrian government.
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  • Immediately after his release Kossuth married Teresa Meszleny, a Catholic, who during his prison days had shown great interest in him.
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  • With the autumn of 1847 the great opportunity of his life came.
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  • Unfortunately Poland profited little or nothing by this great triumph, and now that she had broken the back of the enemy she was left to fight the common enemy in the Ukraine with whatever assistance she could obtain from the unwilling and unready Muscovites.
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  • He made great contributions to the knowledge of Saadia, and planned a complete edition of Saadia's works in Arabic and French.
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  • He collaborated with his father in the great edition of Saadia and the edition of Abu-1Walid, and also produced a number of important editions of other Arabic writers.
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  • Returning to Rome about April 1344 he worked for three years at the great object of his life, the restoration of the city to its former position of power.
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  • In great state the tribune moved through the streets of Rome, being received at St Peter's with the hymn Veni Creator Spiritus, while in a letter the poet Petrarch urged him to continue his great and noble work, and congratulated him on his past achievements, calling him the new Camillus, Brutus and Romulus.
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  • He wrote letters to the cities of Italy, asking them to send representatives to an assembly which would meet on the 1st of August, when the formation of a great federation under the headship of Rome would be considered.
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  • A world where political action was represented in such guise was ripe for overthrow, or could only be saved by a great mental reformation."
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  • He was received with great rejoicings and quickly regained his former position of power.
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  • The principal part of the city lies between these two streams, with its great plaza in the centre.
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  • In late versions this legend was expanded and varied, the martyrdom was connected with a refusal to take part in a great sacrifice ordered at Octodurum and the name of Exsuperius was added to that of Mauritius.
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  • After him the chief power north of the Tyne came into the hands of a certain Eadulf of Bamburgh, who did not take the kingly title, but accepted the overlordship of Alfred the Great perhaps in 886.
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  • In 937 a great fleet and army were brought together by Constantine and Anlaf, the son of Sihtric, another Norwegian chieftain who had allied himself with the Scots, helped by Anlaf Godfreyson from Ireland.
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  • This office existed in the German kingdom of Otto the Great, and about this time it appears to have become an appanage of the archbishopric of Mainz.
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  • The cruciform church of St Mary, with a central tower and short spire, is in great part Early English, with Perpendicular additions; but considerable traces of a Norman building were revealed during a modern restoration.
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  • It was his reckless drunkenness which ultimately ruined him in the estimation of Peter the Great, despite his previous inestimable services.
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  • But the "bosses" of the Republican party in three great States - New York, Pennsylvania and Illinois - were determined that he should be renominated.
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  • But the energy and enterprise of Evagoras soon roused the jealousy of the Great King, and relations between them became strained.
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  • This investigator just missed a great discovery, for he did not consider the spherical forms to be living organisms but compared them with starch granules.
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  • In 1897 Buchner submitted yeast to great pressure, and isolated a nitrogenous substance, enzymic in character, which he termed "zymase."
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  • It is only necessary to bear in mind the great part played by sterilization in the laboratory, and pasteurization on the fermentation industries and in the preservation of food materials.
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  • In the United Kingdom the employment of brewery yeasts selected from a single cell has not come into general use; it may probably be accounted for in a great measure by conservatism and the wrong application of Hansen's theories.
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  • The Mediterranean is all that remains of a great ocean which at an early geological epoch, before the formation of the Atlantic, encircled half the globe along a line of latitude.
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  • Cold dry winds, often of great violence, occur in the Rhone valley (the Mistral), in Istria, and Dalmatia (the Bora), and in the western Caucasus.
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  • But he made a system of his own by combining the teaching of his master with parts of the doctrines of others, and with mysticism imbibed from the great teacher Ghazali.
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  • They were not assailed by a great religious movement, but destroyed piecemeal by the revolt of tribes and districts.
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  • At the time of the Spanish conquest Subtiaba was the residence of the great cacique of Nagrando, and contained an important Indian temple.
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  • Of recent years great strides have been made in the culture of new varieties of water-lilies in the open air.
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  • From Edessa Baldwin conducted continual forays against the Mahommedan princes; and in the great foray of 1104, in which he was joined by Bohemund, he was defeated and captured at Balich.
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  • Leo treated the Uniate Greeks with great loyalty, and by bull of the 18th of May 1521 forbade Latin clergy to celebrate mass in Greek churches and Latin bishops to ordain Greek clergy.
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  • The revolutionary and imperial epoch had seen a great development of Italian patriotism, and Santarosa was aggrieved by the great extension given to the Austrian power in Italy in 1815, which reduced his own country to a position of inferiority.
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  • During the brief predominance of his party Santarosa showed great decision of character.
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  • Briicke also brought forward an experiment of great importance, in which he showed that gum mastic, precipitated from an alcoholic solution poured into a large quantity of water, scatters light of a blue tint.
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  • A strength such that there is a delay of 4 or 5 minutes before any effect is apparent will be found suitable, but no great nicety of adjustment is necessary.
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  • Hiero asked him to give an illustration of his contention that a very great weight could be moved by a very small force.
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  • This latter family contains the great majority of the order.
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  • Ancyra was the centre of the Tectosages, one of the three Gaulish tribes which settled in Galatia in the 3rd century B.C., and became the capital of the Roman province of Galatia when it was formally constituted in 25 B.C. During the Byzantine period, throughout which it occupied a position of great importance, it was captured by Persians and Arabs; then it fell into the hands of the Seljuk Turks, was held for eighteen years by the Latin Crusaders, and finally passed to the Ottoman Turks in 1360.
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  • In 1402 a great battle was fought in the vicinity of Angora, in which the Turkish sultan Bayezid was defeated and made prisoner by the Tatar conqueror Timur.
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  • There are mines of silver, copper, lignite and salt, and many hot springs, including some of great repute medicinally.
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  • It is divided by the Croal, a small tributary of the Irwell, into Great and Little Bolton, and as the full name implies, is surrounded by high moorland.
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  • Although of early origin, its appearance, like that of other great manufacturing towns of the vicinity, is wholly modern.
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  • The manor of Little Bolton seems to have been, at least from Henry III.'s reign, distinct from that of Great Bolton, and was held till the 17th century by the Botheltons or Boltons.
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  • On the 28th of May 1644, however, it was attacked by Prince Rupert and Lord Derby, and stormed with great slaughter.
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  • Among the great glaciers which stream from the peak the most noteworthy are those of Bossons and Taconnaz (northern slope) and of Brenva and Miage (southern slope).
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  • The ascent from Chamonix is now frequently made in summer (rarely in winter also), but, owing to the great height of the mountain, the view is unsatisfactory, though very extensive (Lyons is visible).
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  • Chauveau points to the reduction in the 12-hour term as compared to the 24-hour term on the Eiffel Tower, and infers the practical disappearance of the former at no great height.
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  • At great heights free balloons seem necessary.
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  • At several stations enjoying a wide prospect the dissipation has been observed to be specially high on days of great visibility when distant mountains can be recognized.
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  • That great separation of positive and negative electricity sometimes takes place during rainfall is undoubted, and the charge brought to the ground seems preponderatingly negative.
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  • The frequency and intensity of thunderstorms are unquestionably greater in the Rocky Mountain than in the New England states, but the difference is not so great as the statistics at first sight suggest.
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  • In this instance there seems little difference in the hour of maximum, the distinguishing feature being the great concentration of thunderstorm occurrence at Agustia between noon and 6 P.M.
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  • The conspicuous maximum in 1901 and great drop in 1902 in Hungary are also shown by the statistics as to the number of days of thunder.
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  • Nicephorus, who needed large sums to strengthen his military force, set himself with great energy to increase the empire's revenue.
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  • Three weeks after the battle he, still provost of St Giles, was admitted a burgess of Edinburgh, his father, the "Great Earl," being then civil provost of the capital.
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  • Douglas's longest, last, and in some respects most important work is his translation of the Aeneid, the first version of a great classic poet in any English dialect.
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  • The true mushroom itself is to a great extent a dung-borne species, therefore mushroom-beds are always liable to an invasion from other dung-borne forms. The spores of all fungi are constantly floating about in the air, and when the spores of dung-infesting species alight on a mushroom-bed they find a nidus already prepared that exactly suits them; and if the spawn of the new-comer becomes more profuse than that of the mushroom the stranger takes up his position at the expense of the mushroom.
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  • The dangerous principle is a narcotic, and the symptoms are usually great nausea, drowsiness, stupor and pains in the joints.
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  • The equable temperature of these cellars and their freedom from drought is one cause of their great success; to this must be added the natural virgin spawn, for by continually using spawn taken from mushroom-producing beds the potency for reproduction is weakened.
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  • It is by many esteemed as the best of all the edible fungi found in Great Britain.
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  • She would, doubtless, have made a model tsaritsa of the pre-Petrine period, but, unfortunately, she was no fit wife for such a vagabond of genius as Peter the Great.
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  • Equally friendly were the great boyar families.
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  • By some such process of reasoning as this must the idea of changing the succession to the throne, by setting aside Alexius, have first occurred to the mind of Peter the Great.
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  • Brownhills, Burntwood and Chase Town, Great Wyrley, Hednesford, Hammerwich, and Pelsall are townships or villages of the mining population.
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  • In spite of the hostile attitude of the great majority of the bishops, Bishop de' Ricci issued on the 31st of July a summons to a diocesan synod, which was solemnly opened on the 18th of September.
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  • The state is divided into two distinct physiographic provinces; the Alleghany Plateau on the west, comprising perhaps two-thirds of the area of the state, and forming a part of the great Appalachian Plateau Province which extends from New York to Alabama; and the Newer Appalachians or Great Valley Region on the east, being a part of the large province of the same name which extends from Canada to Central Alabama.
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  • Petroleum and natural gas also occur in the plateau rocks in great quantities.
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  • Immediately before the Civil War, petroleum was discovered in shallow wells near Parkersburg, and there was a great rush of prospectors and speculators to the Little Kanawha Valley.
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  • Natural facilities for transportation, afforded by the Ohio river and its branches, the Monongahela, at the northern end of the state, and the Little Kanawha and the Great Kanawha, are of special value for the shipment of lumber and coal.
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  • On the 23rd of August 1480, the college being completed, the great west window being contracted to be made after the fashion of that at All Souls' College, a new president, Richard Mayhew, fellow of New College, was installed on the 23rd of August 1480, and statutes were promulgated.
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  • A great variety of industries is carried on, the chief being the manufacture of semolina and other farinaceous foods, confectionery, preserved fruit and jams, chemicals and rubber goods.
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  • But whether the great gods of polytheism were really transfigured ancestors is very doubtful.
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  • The place has become an important junction of the Great North of Scotland railway system.
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  • We shall suppose they did it upon great consideration and weighing of the matter, and it would be very strange and very ill if we should disturb and set aside what has been the course for a long series of times and ages."
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  • The northern slope of this great plateau is drained by the AraguayaTocantins, Xingu, Tapajos and Guapore-Mamore-Madeira, which flow northward, and, except the first, empty into the Amazon; the southern slope drains southward through a multitude of streams flowing into the Parana and Paraguay.
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  • At this time all this inland region was considered a part of Sao Paulo, but in 1748 it was made a separate capitania and was named Matto Grosso ("great woods").
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  • His father, Johann Reinhold Forster, a man of great scientific attainments but an intractable temper, was at that time pastor of the place; the family are said to have been of Scottish extraction.
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  • Beit Jibrin is in the centre of a district of great archaeological interest.
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  • The discovery of large quantities of gold in Otago in 1861 and the following years brought prosperity, a great " rush " of diggers setting in from Australia.
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  • His position rather than any personal qualities enabled him to play an important part in a great crisis of European politics.
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  • After that day he underwent great personal risk in saving fugitives; in particular, he saved the life of the count of Champcenetz, the governor of the Tuileries, who was his personal enemy, at the request of Mrs Elliott.
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  • On the main promontory, with Valletta, stands the suburb Floriana; Fort St Elmo, with a lighthouse, stands on the extremity of the promontory; the suburb Sliema lies on the point which encloses the Marsamuschetto harbour; Fort Ricasoli on the opposite point enclosing the east, Grand, or Great Harbour.
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  • The dock and victualling yards occupy together an area of some i oo acres spread over the shores on both sides of those arms of the great harbour known as "Dockyard" and "French" creeks, the dockyard being partly on the former, but principally on the latter creek.
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  • These dukes all bore the name of Godfrey (Godefroy) and the fifth of them was the great crusader.
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  • The great influence of Lord Clive was also exercised on his behalf.
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  • Among his companions on his voyage round the Cape were the Baron Imhoff, a speculative portrait-painter, and his wife, a lady of some personal attractions and great social charm, who was destined henceforth to be Hastings's lifelong companion.
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  • The wazir of Oudh had fallen into arrears in the payment due for the maintenance of the Company's garrison posted in his dominions, and his administration was in great disorder.
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  • In physical appearance, Hastings "looked like a great man, and not like a bad man."
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  • No Englishman ever understood the native character so well as Hastings; none ever devoted himself more heartily to the promotion of every scheme, great and small, that could advance the prosperity of India.
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  • It is the largest peanut market in the world, is in a great truck-gardening region, and makes large shipments of cotton (822,930 bales in 1905), oysters, coal, fertilizers, lumber, grain, fruits, wine, vegetables, fish and live stock.
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  • Stavanger commands a considerable tourist traffic. It is the starting-point of a favourite tour, embracing the fine valley of the Sand River, the great Lake Suldal and the Bratlandsdal.
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  • Southward the coast becomes low, but northward it is steep and very fine, where the great spur of Flamborough Head projects eastward.
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  • On his marriage in 1823 with Elizabeth, daughter of Dawson Turner of Great Yarmouth, he had become a Christian, and had changed his name to Palgrave, the maiden name of his wife's mother.
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  • The site is one of great natural strength and remarkable beauty, though quite unlike that of other Greek cities in Sicily.
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  • These include the mutual distances of some of the stars in the Pleiades, a few observations of the apparent diameter of the sun, others of the distance of the moon from neighbouring stars, and a great number of measurements of the diameter of the moon.
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  • Beyond the introduction of the spider line it is unnecessary to mention the various steps by which the Gascoigne micrometer assumed the modern forms now in use, or to describe in detail the suggestions of Hooke, 4 Wren, Smeaton, Cassini, Bradley, Maskelyne, Herschel, Arago, Pearson, Bessel, Struve, Dawes, &c., or the successive productions of the great artists Ramsden, Troughton, Fraunhofer, Ertel, Simms, Cooke, Grubb, Clarke and Repsold.
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  • In 938 it was given by the German king, Otto I., the Great, to Arnulf's brother, Bertold I., with greatly reduced privileges.
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  • He was a great source of strength to the Habsburgs until his death in 12 9 4.
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  • This doctrine, rather political than theological, was a survival of the errors which had come into being after the Great Schism, and especially at the council of Constance; its object was to put the Church above its head, as the council of Constance had put the ecumenical council above the pope, as though the council could be ecumenical without its head.
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  • From 1701 to 17 21 Collier was employed on his Great Historical, Geographical, Genealogical and Poetical Dictionary, founded on, and partly translated from, Louis Moreri's Dictionnaire historique, and in the compilation and issue of the two volumes folio of his own Ecclesiastical History of Great Britian from the first planting of Christianity to the end of the reign of Charles II.
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  • The great difference is in the attitude towards the Lord's Supper, the Reformed or Calvinistic Churches repudiating not only transubstantiation but also the Lutheran consubstantiation.
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  • Then Chalier became the orator and leader of the Jacobins of Lyons, and induced the other revolutionary clubs and the commune of his city to arrest a great number of Royalists in the night of the 5th and 6th of February 1793.
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  • The death without direct heirs of Duke John William in 1609 led to serious complications in which almost all the states of Europe were concerned; however, by the treaty of Xanten in 1614, Cleves passed to the elector of Brandenburg, being afterwards incorporated with the electorate by the great elector, Frederick William.
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  • He showed great heroism in the defence of Sparta against Epaminondas immediately before the battle of Mantineia (362).
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  • George himself as a boy of fourteen took part in the great battle of Lipan, which marks the downfall of the more advanced Taborites.
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  • He is associated with the fame of his great contemporary Rab (Abba Araka q.v.).
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  • It was at Naissus that Constantine the Great was born in A.D.
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  • The city was again rebuilt, suffered again at the hands of the Mongols (1269) and from another great earthquake (1280), and never again rose to its former greatness.
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  • Frederick's great merit was that during his reign the Aragonese dynasty became thoroughly national and helped to weld the Sicilians into a united people.
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  • For some time he did not co-operate very cordially with Great Britain.
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  • Towards the end of the r8th century Mannheim attained great celebrity in the literary world as the place where Schiller's early plays were performed for the first time.
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  • In its park there are a great number of stags and wild boars.
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  • The growth of the plant is slow, and its durability proportionately great, its death being determined generally by that of the tree on which it has established itself.
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  • But he was a patron of learning and, like most prelates of his age, a great architect.
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  • On the 18th of August 1477, by his marriage at Ghent to Mary, who had just inherited Burgundy and the Netherlands from her father Charles the Bold, duke of Burgundy, he effected a union of great importance in the history of the house of Habsburg.
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  • Simple in his habits, conciliatory in his bearing, and catholic in his tastes, he enjoyed great popularity and rarely made a personal enemy.
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  • Finally from a comparative study of several ruins it was established that the plan and construction of Zimbabwe are by no means unique, and that this site only differs from others in Rhodesia in respect of the great dimensions and the massiveness of its individual buildings.
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  • The "Acropolis" is in some ways more remarkable than the great kraal which has just been described.
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  • Artists have been known to use the left hand in the hope of checking the fatal facility which practice had conferred on the right; and if Hood had been able to place under some restraint the curious and complex machinery of words and syllables which his fancy was incessantly producing, his style would have been a great gainer, and much real earnestness of object, which now lies confused by the brilliant kaleidoscope of language, would have remained definite and clear.
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  • Artisans came from a great distance to view and honour the image of t