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  • Taylor Lautner: He's been in show biz since childhood, but it was his grown-up role in the hugely popular Twilight series that made Lautner a heartthrob to teen girls (and even adult women) everywhere.

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  • It is available in a wide range of solid, printed, and plaid fabrics and used to make women’s pajamas that are essentially grown-up versions of childhood favorites in styles that never go out of fashion.

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  • It must have been tough for you, having grown up with all of this.

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  • Paul is an ex-athlete who's never grown up.

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  • She did take on guest roles on sitcoms such as Cybill and Boy Meets World, but it was her role in two television movies that gave audiences a more grown-up view of the young actress.

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  • Grown-up funk encompasses a great many categories, including retro-inspired artwork, geometric patterns, and imaginative prints, while childlike funk may include images of food, animals and or other kid-friendly objects.

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  • Stringing the tree with popcorn and opening the Advent calendar are terrific holiday traditions, but sometimes, having an assortment of creative adult Christmas games to play makes grown-up gatherings more festive.

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  • You are probably aware of Mary Jane shoes as a result of your childhood days, but adult Mary Jane shoes do exist combining a little bit of nostalgia with a grown-up shoe.

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  • Maybe he's grown up and changed; God knows I have but back in the day, he was a little piss head, always getting in fights, picking on little kids.

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  • She'd grown up never having seen death, and in the past week, she'd seen it in its most gruesome forms.

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  • Their lifestyle was less than he had grown up with, but in his estimation, it was better quality.

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  • He'd watched Damian's birth here, grown up here, met Claire here.

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  • It is of course quite possible that isolated cases of officers being put to death for their faith occurred during Maximinian's reign, and on some such cases the legend may have grown up during the century and a half between Maximinian and Eucherius.

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  • Concerning his second marriage, it suffices to say that the Baroness Imhoff was nearly forty years of age, with a family of grown-up children, when the complaisant law of her native land allowed her to become Mrs Hastings.

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  • The sources for the life of St Francis and early Franciscan history are very numerous, and an immense literature has grown up around them.

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  • The tradition, as in the case of the Targums, was again twofold; that which had grown up in the Palestinian Schools and that of Babylonia.

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  • A pueblo or villa called Branciforte, one of the least important of the Spanish settlements (now a suburb of Santa Cruz), was founded in the vicinity in 1797, and before the American conquest was merged with the settlement that had grown up about the mission.

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  • Once strongly fortified, it is now surrounded by wide boulevards, and new quarters have grown up on its outskirts.

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  • The plebs, like the English commons, contained families differing widely in rank and social position, among them those families which, as soon as an artificial barrier broke down, joined with the patricians to form the new older settlement, a nobility which had once been the whole people, was gradually shorn of all exclusive privilege, and driven to share equal rights with a new people which had grown up around it.

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  • Such hints as we have, while they set before us, just as at Rome, a state of things in which small landed proprietors are burthened with debt, also set before us the Attic demos as, largely at least, a body of various origins which had grown up in the city.

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  • It has grown up round the monastery or lavra of Troitsko-Sergiyevskaya.

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  • It was not till the 12th century that the mitre came to be regarded as specifically episcopal, and meanwhile the custom had grown up of granting it honoris causa to other dignitaries besides bishops.

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  • 4), and is now grown up and with a young child (ix.

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  • out in the English Channel, a seaport had grown up on a low peninsula.

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  • As soon as the march of conquest had reached its natural limit, slavery began to be modified; and when the empire was divided into the several states which had grown up under it, and the system of defence characteristic of the middle ages was substituted for the aggressive system of antiquity, slavery gradually disappeared, and was replaced by serfdom.

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  • When the work of conquest had been achieved, it could not be expected that a radical alteration should be suddenly wrought either in the social system which was in harmony with it, or even in the general ideas which had grown up under its influence.

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  • A similar residential quarter has also grown up on the N.E., where the line of the old fortifications has become a boulevard.

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  • Brandes first drew European attention to Nietzsche by his famous essay in 1889; since then an enormous literature has grown up round the subject.

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  • The town, which had grown up under the shadow of the almost impregnable castle, was first incorporated by Henry I.

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  • The old outworks have been partly demolished and replaced by modern forts, while suburbs have grown up round the inner walls and bastions.

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  • Outside the scientific world an immense mass of observation and experiment had grown up in relation to this subject.

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  • London has not grown up along formal lines; nor is any large part of it laid out according to the conceptions of a single generation.

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  • - London had hitherto grown up by the side of the Thames.

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  • The state had grown up around a sanctuary, the god of which was nominally its ruler, the human patesi being his viceregent.

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  • A Scythian power had grown up in the old kingdom of Ellip, to the east of Assyria, where Ecbatana was built by a " Manda " prince; Asia Minor was infested by the Scythian tribe of Cimmerian;, and the death of the Scythian leader Dugdamme (the Lygdamis of Strabo i.

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  • In the meantime another institution had grown up in this Franco-Roman society, which probably began and certainly assisted in another transformation of the same kind.

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  • The Wahhabi empire had now attained its zenith, a settled government was established able to enforce law and order in the desert and in the towns, and a spirit of Arabian nationality had grown up which bade fair to extend the Wahhabi dominion over all the Arab race.

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  • Very beautiful effects are thus produced, for the design seems to have grown up to the surface of the metal field rather than to have been planted in it.

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  • Salvius Julianus was entrusted by Hadrian with the task of reducing into shape the immense mass of law which had grown up in the edicts of successive praetors - thus taking the first step towards a code.

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  • It was founded in 1711 and has grown up round the palace built by Peter the Great in 1720; pop., 11,300.

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  • There had consequently grown up within the state a large artisan class, excluded from the old patrician gentes and therefore from the state cult: at the same time the beginnings of commerce had opened relations with neighbouring peoples.

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  • After political relations began to be established, the necessity of preserving a register of passing seasons and years would soon be felt, and the practice of recording important transactions must have grown up as a necessary consequence of social life.

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  • This fact having been fully demonstrated, acetylene dissolved in this way was exempted from the Explosives Act, and consequently upon this exemption a large business has grown up in the preparation and use of dissolved acetylene for lighting motor omnibuses, motor cars, railway carriages, lighthouses, buoys, yachts, &c., for which it is particularly adapted.

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  • The principles involved in it were lost sight of under the mass of spurious maxims on social order which had slowly grown up and stiffened into system.

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  • Spanish pride resented the interference of an alliance in which Spain had no part; Great Britain could not afford to allow any action to be taken which might end in the re-establishment of the old Spanish colonial system and the destruction of the considerable British trade, still nominally contraband, which had grown up with the colonies during the troubles.

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  • From President Monroe's declaration has grown up what is now known as the Monroe Doctrine, which, in substance, insists that America forms a separate system apart from Europe, wherein still existing European possessions may be tolerated, but on the understanding that no extension of them, and no establishment of European control over a nominally independent American state, will be allowed.

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  • Since the middle of the 19th century, in spite of the enactments of laws in Britain and elsewhere against the practice, there has been a recrudescence of belief in palmistry, and a new literature has grown up differing little in essence from the older.

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  • Until she became queen she never slept a night away from her mother's room, and she was not allowed to converse with any grown-up person, friend, tutor or servant without the duchess of Kent or the Baroness Lehzen, her private governess, being present.

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  • 8 seq.); on the contrary, the decisions of the sanctuary had grown up into a body of sacred law, which the priests administered according to a traditional precedent.

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  • Climate and soil are favourable: beet-root is grown up to an altitude of I, too ft.

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  • Many of these find their way to the great shipping-ports, where there have grown up establishments that trade in wild animals.

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  • The story of her marriage with her attached servant Lord Jermyn needs more confirmation than it has yet received to be accepted, but all the information which has reached us of her relations with her children points to the estrangement which had grown up between them.

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  • Barley is grown up to an altitude of 650o ft.

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  • square, and a separate quasi-municipal organization is usually provided for the villages which have grown up in many townships.

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  • The words "confirm" and "confirmation" are not used in the Bible in this technical sense, which has only grown up since the 5th century, and only in the Western churches of Christendom and in their offshoots, but the rite itself has been practised in the Church from the beginning.

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  • Though there is evidence of an early settlement in the neighbourhood, the town of Farnham (Ferneham) seems to have grown up round the castle of the bishops of Winchester, who possessed the manor at the Domesday Survey.

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  • The town is really a collection of villages that have grown up round the residence of the raja.

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  • In this same year a system of peonage that had grown up in the state attracted wide attention, and a Federal grand jury at a single term of court indicted a number of men for holding persons as "peons."

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  • The visible and visual signs are definitely connected with tactual experiences, and the association between them, which has grown up in our minds through custom or habit, rests upon, or is guaranteed by, the constant conjunction of the two by the will of the Universal Mind.

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  • This conception is traced in lines too firm to be those of a first essay; it had doubtless grown up as an integral part of the religious protest against the Hasmonaeans.

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  • Among the different methods which have grown up practically in our own time for the exclusion of war is neutralization.

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  • Alongside this neutralization has grown up a collateral institution, the purpose of which is in some respects similar.

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  • There are no large industries to attract the population to the towns; these, except Peshawar and Dera Ismail Khan, are either expansions of large agricultural villages or bazaars which have grown up round the many cantonments of the province.

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  • Having grown up within fortifications, where every foot of ground was precious, it is mostly, in spite of recent improvements, a labyrinth of narrow, tortuous, up-and-down streets, accommodating themselves to the irregularities of the ground, few of them fit for wheel carriages.

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  • The outstanding features of missionary work in the South Seas are (1) its remarkable success: cannibalism, human sacrifice and infanticide have been suppressed, civilization and trade have marvellously advanced; (2) the evangelical devotion of the natives themselves; (3) the need of continued European supervision, the natives being still in many ways little better than grown-up children.

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  • This design was happily abandoned, and around the Parco Nuovo has grown up a new quarter of wide streets, spacious gardens and private villas.

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  • In response to these appeals Anthony came forth and set himself to organize the life of the multitude of ascetics that had grown up around him.

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  • Its date is disputed, but the town dependent on it seems to have grown up during the 13th century, being first mentioned in 1290, when an inquisition states that the mayor has pesage of wool and cheese.

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  • In the 15th century B.C. it was considerably extended to the south in order to include a "new town" which had grown up there.

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  • The ambitious prelate, however, had gained great influence over Henry, who had grown up under the most diverse influences.

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  • A large Jewish literature in Greek had grown up since the translation of the Law in the 3rd century.

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  • Here the line of fortifications still marks the eastern limits of the city, though on the north large districts have grown up beyond the walls.

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  • It has grown up since 1830, above a sandy and pebbly shore, and has a pier 4 m.

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  • In other cases a more despotic monarchy has grown up - the prowess of one man leading to the subjugation of other clans.

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  • extensive new quarters have grown up within recent years, e.g.

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  • As a theologian his natural affinities were with Zwingli, with whom he shared the advantage of having grown up to the views of the Reformation, by the natural progress of his studies and religious life.

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  • In the canon of Pope Gelasius (494) George is mentioned in a list of those " whose names are justly reverenced among men, but whose acts are known only to God," a statement which implies that legends had already grown up around his name.

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  • In1877-1884the old town walls were demolished, a promenade and gardens taking their place, and since then a new quarter has grown up on the south side with a fine open place called the Emperor Charles's Plain.

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  • Although the heathen Angles had their own runic alphabet, it is unlikely that any poetry was written down until a generation had grown up trained in the use of the Latin letters learned from Christian missionaries.

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  • At the dawn of Greek history Mycenae is no longer the seat of empire; new empires, polities and civilizations have grown up - Sparta with its military discipline, Delphi with its religious supremacy, Miletus with its commerce and numberless colonies, Aeolis and Ionia, Sicily and Magna Graecia.

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  • The mixed type of government described by Homer - consisting of a king guided by a council of elders, and bringing all important resolutions before the assembly of the fighting men - does not seem to have been universal in Indo-European communities, but to have grown up in many different parts of the world under the stress of similar conditions.

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  • The numerous legends which have grown up round his name yield very little that can fairly be regarded as authentic. It seems that he carried on the democratic tradition of his house by helping to overthrow an oligarchic government which succeeded the tyranny in Agrigentum, and was invited by the citizens to become their king.

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  • The idea of plagiarism as a wrong is comparatively modern, and has grown up with the increasing sense of property in works of the intellect.

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  • The Constitution of Colorado declares the waters of its streams the property of the state, and a great body of irrigation law and practice has grown up about this provision.

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  • Since the occupation of La Calle by the French in 1836 a new town has grown up along the coast.

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  • For the world which has grown up will in turn decay.

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  • The Paiz do Vinho, on the Douro, and the Tagus near Abrantes, with their terraced bush-vines grown up the steep banks of the rivers, are often compared with the Rhine and the Elbe.

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  • No civil life or municipality seems, however, to have grown up outside its walls, as at York (Eburacum).

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  • Nowhere else could the youth of genius who was destined to impress a cosmopolitan stamp on medieval culture and to begin the modern era have grown up under conditions more favourable to his task.

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  • London gained its paramount importance from its favourable geographical position in respect of the rest of England on the one hand and the Continent on the other, and the populous district of the " home counties " owes its existence to that importance; whereas other populous districts have generally grown up at the point where some source of natural wealth, as coal or iron, lay to hand.

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  • By 1888 a new state of chaos had grown up as the result of the multiplication of bodies, and the new Redistribution Act of 1885 paved the way for a further reorganization of local matters by the Local Government Act of 1888, followed by that of 1894.

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  • The more modern quarter which has grown up at the southern foot of the hill has handsome broad boulevards and villas, many of them with beautiful gardens, filled with semis tropical plants.

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  • Again, many devices of civilization bear unmistakable marks of derivation from a lower source; thus the ancient Egyptian and Assyrian harps, which differ from ours in having no front pillar, appear certainly to owe this remarkable defect to having grown up through intermediate forms from the simple strung bow, the still used type of the most primitive stringed instrument.

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  • In 1685, the Bengal factors, driven to extremity by the oppression of the Mogul governors, threw down the gauntlet; and after various successes and hairbreadth escapes, purchased from the grandson of Aurangzeb, in 1696, the villages which have since grown up into Calcutta, the metropolis of India.

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  • The doctrine had, however, grown up in the earlier middle ages (about the time of the emperor Henry II., 1002-1024) that although the emperor was chosen in Germany (at first by the nation, afterwards by a small body of electors), and entitled from the moment of his election to be crowned in Rome by the pope, he could not use the title of emperor until that coronation had actually taken place.

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  • With the development of railways, and the extension of trade between Cape Colony and the Transvaal, there had grown up a closer relationship on political questions.

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  • The name of New Mills was given to it from a corn-mill erected on the Kinder in the hamlet of 011ersett, and is specially applied to the group of factories which have grown up round it.

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  • Empirical rules have grown up assigning to each district, according to its average rainfall, a particular number of days' supply, independently of any inflow, as the contents of the reservoir necessary to secure a given yield throughout the driest seasons.

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  • Further, the question as to how these elements may possibly have grown up in the general consciousness of mankind is assumed to be nonexistent or impossible.

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  • All these buildings are the genuine work of Sicilian art, the art which had grown up in the island through the presence of the two most civilized races of the age, the Greek and the Saracen.

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  • seemed to cover all the customs and practices which had grown up under the rule of the bureaucracy which had served Henry II.

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  • had been forgotten; the young earl of March had grown up into the most harmless and unenterprising of men, and the nation seemed satisfied with the new dynasty, whose first sovereign had shown himself, under much provocation, the most moderate and accommodating of constitutional monarchs.

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  • The critical literature which has grown up round his name is very extensive, from the time of Sainte-Beuve onwards, and only a few of the more important books need here be mentioned for reference on biographical and other details: F.

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  • How this religion may have grown up and come to be theirs will be considered later.

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  • Basil made ruthless war upon the system of immense estates which had grown up in Asia Minor and which his predecessor, Romanus I., had endeavoured to check.

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  • The town of Wolverhampton (Handone, Wolvernehamptone, Wollernehampton) seems to have grown up round the church of St Mary, afterwards the royal free chapel of Wolverhampton, probably founded in 996 by Wulfruna, widow of the earl of Northampton, who in that year endowed it with extensive lands.

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  • Here and there were large villages that had grown up about groups of houses surrounded by an earthen mound or rampart; similar groups enclosed in this manner were also to be found without any annexed hamlet.

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  • But during the atrocious holocausts formidable states had grown up around France, observing her and threatening her; and on the other hand, as on the morrow of the Hundred Years War, the lassitude of the country, the lack of political feeling on the part of the upper classes and their selfishness, led to a fresh abdication of the nations rights.

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  • A lively trade had grown up between Great Britain and the revolted colonies; but since this commerce, under the colonial laws of Spain, was technically illegitimate, it was at the mercy of the pirates, who preyed upon it under the aegis of the Spanish flag, without there being any possibility of claiming redress from the Spanish government.

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  • In most places they continued the system of government which had grown up under the Habe, the chiefs or emirs of the various states being, however, tributary to Dan Fodio.

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  • An extensive literature has grown up relating to these Laramie strata, for owing to the Tertiary aspect of the contained plants, geologists were slow to recognize that they could be truly contemporaneous and interbedded with others yielding Cretaceous animals.

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  • He may be said to have grown up with two mother-tongues, Swedish and German; at twelve he had mastered Latin, Italian and Dutch; and he learnt subsequently to express himself in Spanish, Russian and Polish.

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  • almond biscuits and more grown-up whispering took place.

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  • aura of mystery grown up around total solar eclipses?

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  • austere in comparison with what had grown up around it.

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  • backland development which had grown up to house the migrant poor who had drifted into the town.

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  • berate for the record tho, I am not berating the lack of material but the grown up styling of some of the clothes.

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  • So for years I looked forward to the time that I would be grown up & have bloaters for tea.

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  • broadleafwhere conifers once cut out the light, a dense copse of native broadleaves has grown up.

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  • Piccolino's grown-up contemporary dishes include lamb cutlets with Umbrian lentils and tomato salsa.

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  • Her existential dilemma is that she doesn't want to be a grown-up.

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

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  • Click here to visit Lavender Blue's website Little White Cottage A real haven for grown up girls who love all things truly gorgeous!

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  • I live with my wife and two grown-up sons in Medway, Kent, UK and I am a freelance graphic artist/designer by profession.

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  • Otherwise ask a grown-up to do it for you.

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  • That's if I survive his man-handling, to become a grown-up.

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  • By the way, you'll probably need a grown-up 's help with some of the equipment.

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  • Please don't try flint-knapping yourself unless you have a grown-up helping you out, you can get a very sharp edge!

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  • You catch any other grown-up saying they were sorry they had been angry.

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  • Be a proper grown-up for the first time in my life.

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  • grown-up daughters who work in London.

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  • grown-up sons from his first marriage.

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  • grown-up children, the youngest of whom Emily was quite prepared to occupy the cottage for a period of time.

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  • grown-up conversations about why music matters, about why the arts matter.

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  • grown-up kids, than a shop.

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  • grown-up debate on some interesting new themes.

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  • No Yes Step 12: please provide information about adults who live with you but pay no rent (often grown-up children ).

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  • A very grown-up account of Vaughan Williams's Sixth Symphony followed, taut from beginning to end.

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  • Some looking older, and definitely the kids now grown-up.

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  • There's no danger, I think, of children having things that are too grown-up foisted upon them.

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  • She got married and had three children, who have grown-up now and left home.

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  • The sisters had grown up with these strange happenings.

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  • Pete, Chef owner is a fourth generation hotelier, having grown up in South Africa.

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  • She lives in a wretched, filthy hovel with two grown up daughters whom she will not suffer to work or learn anything.

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  • My father, practically a communist, having grown up in Salford between the wars, voted liberal.

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  • But since we has grown up a bit, got mature, we n own up a bit, got mature, we n ow onl y throw them th e bre ads.

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  • recapture the friendly spirit he had felt in the small town where he had grown up.

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  • Jeremy has grown up with the marmalade sandwich eating bear thanks to his Mom who designed the first ever Paddington in 1972.

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  • school teacher, the couple have 3 grown up sons.

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  • scrubby vegetation that has grown up around the site provides the ideal conditions for these rather elusive birds.

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  • Married for over 30 years to Jill, a primary school teacher, the couple have 3 grown up sons.

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  • There's something for every child, from newly weaned to really quite grown up.

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  • I needed to be patient while the bitter coffee was drunk with the almond biscuits and more grown-up whispering took place.

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  • wretched, filthy hovel with two grown up daughters whom she will not suffer to work or learn anything.

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  • By about 1870 various small societies had grown up with the purpose of advancing the cause of women's suffrage, and in 1896 these were amalgamated under the name of the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies, Mrs. Fawcett in 1907 becoming the president of this movement.

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  • A grown-up daughter might wish to become a votary, perhaps in preference to an uncongenial marriage, and it seems that her father could not refuse her wish.

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  • Russia, more particularly at Ekaterinoslav, a very vigorous metallurgical industry has grown up since 1860 in conjunction with the iron and coal mining.

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  • The custom, moreover, had grown up of bestowing the coveted office of archdeacon on the provosts, deans and canons of the cathedral churches, and the archdeacons were thus involved in the struggle of the chapters against the episcopal authority.

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  • This elastic application renders it impossible in the following sketch of the history of ornithology to draw any sharp distinction between works that are emphatically ornithological and_those to which that title can only be attached by courtesy; for, since birds have always attracted far greater attention than any other group of animals with which in number or in importance they can be compared, there has grown up concerning them a literature of corresponding magnitude and of the widest range, extending from the recondite and laborious investigations of the morphologist and anatomist to the casual observations of the sportsman or the schoolboy.

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  • It is often forgotten that "extreme" ritual is no longer an "innovation" in the English Church; it has become the norm in a large number of parishes, and whole generations of Church people have grown up to whom it is the only familiar type of Christian worship. To attempt to "enforce the law" (whatever the law may be) would, therefore, seriously wound the consciences of a large number of people who are quite unconscious of having broken it.

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  • Bastia, the chief commercial town in Corsica, consists of the densely-populated quarter of the old port with its labyrinth of steep and narrow streets, and of a more modern quarter to the north, which has grown up round the new port.

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  • The class of humanists which had grown up in Italy during the 5th century, and whose influence had been spreading into Germany, France and England during the generation immediately preceding the opening of the Protestant revolt, represented every phase of religious feeling from mystic piety to cynical indifference, but there were very few anti-clericals among them.

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  • Generally several villages have grown up in the same " town," and some of the more populous " towns," usually those in which manufacturing has become more important than farming, have been incorporated as " cities "; thus either a town or a city may now include a farming country and various small villages.

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  • Here they fell in with the adherents of the new faith, grave, earnest men who professed to reform the abuses which had grown up in the Church; and a sense of equity as much as a love of novelty moved them, on their return home, to propagate wholesome doctrines and clamour for the reformation of their own degenerate prelates.

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  • This doctrine had grown up under Persian and Grecian rule, and no government that possessed or aimed at political independence could possibly show constant deference to the punctilios of the schoolmen.

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  • At Thurii, the colony newly planted on the Tarentine Gulf (see Pericles), the boy may have seen Herodotus, now a man in middle life, and a friendship may have grown up between them.

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  • Cardinal de Retzs red hat, or Madame de Longuevilles stool at the queens side; it was, as its name of Fronde indicates, a hateful farce, played by grown-up children, in several acts.

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  • Many of his poems are still read and loved by children as well as by grown up men and women.

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  • Little did the dusky children think that the puny slip with its two eyes only, which they stuck in the ground in the shadow of the house and daily watered, would root itself so, and outlive them, and house itself in the rear that shaded it, and grown man's garden and orchard, and tell their story faintly to the lone wanderer a half-century after they had grown up and died--blossoming as fair, and smelling as sweet, as in that first spring.

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  • The only young people remaining in the drawing room, not counting the young lady visitor and the countess' eldest daughter (who was four years older than her sister and behaved already like a grown-up person), were Nicholas and Sonya, the niece.

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  • Natasha was perfectly happy; she was dancing with a grown-up man, who had been abroad.

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  • She was sitting in a conspicuous place and talking to him like a grown-up lady.

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  • "Look at Papa!" shouted Natasha to the whole company, and quite forgetting that she was dancing with a grown-up partner she bent her curly head to her knees and made the whole room ring with her laughter.

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  • Don't forget that she has grown up and been educated in society, and so her position now is not a rosy one.

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  • When he read that sentence, Pierre felt for the first time that some link which other people recognized had grown up between himself and Helene, and that thought both alarmed him, as if some obligation were being imposed on him which he could not fulfill, and pleased him as an entertaining supposition.

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  • He felt that he had grown up and matured very much.

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  • So said the mothers as they watched their young people executing their newly learned steps, and so said the youths and maidens themselves as they danced till they were ready to drop, and so said the grown-up young men and women who came to these balls with an air of condescension and found them most enjoyable.

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  • I shall speak to him myself, said the countess, indignant that they should have dared to treat this little Natasha as grown up.

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  • Like all men who have grown up in society, Prince Andrew liked meeting someone there not of the conventional society stamp.

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  • That morning Petya was a long time dressing and arranging his hair and collar to look like a grown-up man.

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  • The stout man rose, frowned, shrugged his shoulders, and evidently trying to appear firm began to pull on his jacket without looking about him, but suddenly his lips trembled and he began to cry, in the way full-blooded grown-up men cry, though angry with himself for doing so.

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  • "If grown-up, distinguished men think so, it must be necessary and right," thought he.

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  • The grown-up members of the family, not to mention his wife, were pleased to have back a friend whose presence made life run more smoothly and peacefully.

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  • All the grown-up members of the family were assembled near the round tea table at which Sonya presided beside the samovar.

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  • Harris wished to recapture the friendly spirit he had felt in the small town where he had grown up.

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  • The scrubby vegetation that has grown up around the site provides the ideal conditions for these rather elusive birds.

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  • Comfortable grown-up dining is the deal amid the understated chic of one of London 's first boutique hotels.

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  • There 's something for every child, from newly weaned to really quite grown up.

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  • It is important that you continue to give your child small added responsibilities that make her feel more grown up and important.

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  • Your older child will feel even more grown up when he can commiserate with you.

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  • If I had had such a tool back when I gave birth to my daughter, she would probably have grown up with a different name.

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  • It may be in the child's best interests to remain in the neighborhood they have grown up in so that they can attend the same school.

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  • Those bright pink walls might be very appealing to a six year old but a ten year old may feel the color isn't grown-up enough.

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  • Framed posters can actually add a sleek, grown-up touch to any room.

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  • Differing from the original Curious, In Control is slightly more subtle, and perhaps, mature - a grown-up Curious, you might say.

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  • Hilton's newest fragrance has just hit store shelves, and it promises a slightly more grown up presence than its predecessors.

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  • Use abstract designs to keep the layout feeling grown-up.

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  • Most teens face this class with a mixture of excitement and dread: sure, it's kind of fun to talk about sex, but who wants to hear a grown up talking about sex?

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  • Give your son the space he needs to make one of many grown up choices that will be thrown at him during his time in junior high.

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  • They're probably suffering from some serious empty nest syndrome now that you're all grown up and gone, and so they are asserting their authority over you and acting super-parental (and annoying) to compensate.

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  • Girls who want more grown-up clothing often find what they like in the Juniors department.

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  • Parents might want to supervise what their daughter chooses when shopping; some of these styles are too grown-up.

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  • Most tweens feel grown up when given a Starbucks gift card, so that is another possibility.

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  • While not all parents will be able to afford a complete remodeling of their teenager's bedroom, there are many affordable ways to make a teen's room seem more grown up.

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  • Pre-teens are at an age where they want to be more grown up at times, but are also still children and enjoy childish things as well.

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  • Avoid teetering heels or grown up strappy sandals.

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  • For a young junior bridesmaid, try to avoid large dangling earrings and chokers, which tend to make young girls look too grown up.

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  • If you aren't designing a children's bathroom, but are seeking a more grown-up design that incorporates mermaids, there are options available out there.

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  • There's grown-up funky and there's kiddie funky.

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  • Girls' bedding themes can range from very juvenile for toddler-aged girls to more grown-up themes to carry your child into teenage years.

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  • It's easy to take a grown up approach to Christmas bedding, too.

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  • Though Affleck worked as a child actor, he's better know for more grown-up roles in such movies as School Ties, Dazed and Confused and Mallrats.

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  • From Harry Potter, to a more grown-up role on stage, Daniel Radcliffe has proven that he's a talented actor whose star is on the rise.

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  • I've grown up around classic cars and antiques.

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  • In 2006 Ricci proved that she is all grown up now with her portrayal of Rae in Black Snake Moan, a role which gave her several nude scenes.

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  • Hopefully, the young and promising actress learns from her and other rising stars' mistakes and begins behaving like a grown up and then, tells her parents to do the same.

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  • Child actors endear viewers with their charm and ability but they tend to become tabloid fodder once they've grown up.

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  • Here are some updates on child stars as they've grown up and chosen their own paths.

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  • He played younger brother Ben on TV's Growing Pains, but now that he's all grown up Jeremy Miller is not currently focused on acting.

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  • Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen became popular as cute young kids on Full House, but now many people wonder what the Olsen twins grown up are like.

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  • Along with adult responsibilities for the Olsen twins, grown up controversies and scandals have followed them into maturity.

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  • That was about as far as producers wanted to go with Punky Brewster grown up.

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  • Girls who like feeling grown up and want to dress themselves will love having the opportunity to do so every day.

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  • Dinosaur Farm: This site offers a dinosaur umbrella that is grown up enough for older kids.

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  • Generations of boys have grown up in Fruit of the Loom, and the name is synonymous with affordable, classic, quality underwear.

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  • The extensive product line allows your boys to start in Fruit of the Loom straight out of diapers, and continue periodically to move into new, more grown up styles of underwear that are all made by Fruit of the Loom.

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  • Many girls view footless tights as more grown up than the traditional, footed versions of tights.

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  • Parents who may have grown up with the detective dog themselves are now thrilled to find their kids love him too.

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  • Children are wearing increasingly grown-up clothes these days, but a pair of knee socks can make them look more kid-like.

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  • Whether you knew him as Cat Stevens or have grown up in the years since he changed his name to Yusuf Islam, this artist's music continues to live on for each generation.

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  • Fender Stratocaster Jr.: The Stratocaster is one of those fantasy guitars for grown up musicians, so your child will have a real jump on the competition by scoring one of these babies.

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  • Your 11 year old daughter may be ready for her first grown up jewelry.

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  • Juicy Couture's beautiful cupcake earrings perfectly mix this youthful energy with grown-up materials and style.

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  • Despite the fact that the grown-up version of these earrings has been retired, Juicy Couture is still offering cupcake earring designed for children.

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  • They specialize in clothes for glamorous grown-up women who want to look absolutely amazing at all times.

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  • Another very grown up plus size Easter dress is the Lemon Halter Dress with a fun above-knee cut.

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  • For even more grown up dresses, The Avenue always has a good selection of flattering frocks for women from size 14 to 32.

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  • Older members of society may want to turn their attention to other things than maintaining a house, especially if they have no children or their family has grown up and moved out.

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  • This is one of the most grown-up night vision goggle styles for children, and they're designed with children ages eight and up.

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  • Many children of the past couple of generations have grown up watching the Disney channel, and just as many dream of becoming part of it all.

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  • The current generation of college students has grown up on video games and many of them are very interested in the game field for their careers.

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  • Having grown up with the NHL franchise from EA, I started out with a preference for the classic controls in this hockey game.

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  • I have seen the owner have children and her children have, in turn, grown up and have taken my order.

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  • Katie found the perfect balance between baby-friendly, grown-up hair (short) and the sweet, girlish charm she was known for before she became "Mrs.

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  • She's not that teenage girl from Dawson's Creek anymore; she's a sophisticated, grown-up woman with a husband and a baby.

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  • Chances are, it will make her look like she's trying to be grown up and sophisticated, and that should be the bride's look.

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  • With a variety of styling options, the humble ponytail can be very grown up and sassy.

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  • Buns on both sides may look a little Swiss-Miss, but an asymmetrical updo is all grown up.

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  • For the July 2007 edition of Shape magazine, Hilary Duff, bikini-clad again, appeared on the cover in a hot red number, that effectively proved that little Lizzie McGuire is all grown up!

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  • If your child's desperate to look grown up in a bikini, but you'd rather she wore a one piece swimsuit, try dressing it up with a pretty swim skirt or one of the many swimsuit cover-ups on offer.

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  • Girls who have grown up with Dora now have a new way to interact with the beloved character.

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  • More popular with teen and grown-up crafters, Mr. Foster is a fun and witty sock monkey crafting kit.

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  • Ten years have gone by and their owner, Andy, has grown up and is ready to head off to college in three days.

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  • Kids instantly fell in love with them for many reasons, mainly because they could make believe they were grown-up while driving around their backyard in their own miniature battery powered vehicle.

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  • They had grown up during the difficult 1960s and had now come of age in the even-more-fraught 1970s and so now more than ever, the music and look that went with it spoke to them.

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  • These fun and flirty dresses translate well from childhood to adulthood with a few grown-up tweaks.

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  • Raincoats are available in many "grown-up" colors and cuts.

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  • Believe it or not, grown-up versions of some of your kids' favorite bedtime stories are some of the sexiest costumes around!

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  • Bellatrix LeStrange: Very much just for grown-up witches, but a scream nonetheless.

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  • Whether for children or for grown up activities, there are many simple ideas that can turn any ordinary day into an exciting adventure.

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  • But grown-up, responsible, people approach adult dating online with respect for their fellow daters.

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  • Grown-up daters know misunderstandings happen easily in email and instant messaging.

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  • Truly grown-up daters feel confident enough to end a bad date without future plans.

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  • For the children, they enjoy the seat-style as it allows them the opportunity to use the toilet, just like a grown up.

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  • For this reason, sites that are specifically designed for children are popping up all over the Internet, both original and those spun off from grown up sites like Yahoo!

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  • She describes herself as not knowing if she is a "kid or a grown-up", and that feeling comes through all the games on the site.

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  • If you were a fan of Saved by the Bell: The Junior High Years, you got to see her all grown up as Miss Carrie Bliss.

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  • Watching a certain television special or movie on a holiday can become a family tradition that can last for years after your children are grown up.

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  • You'll find two different brands here: the Steve Madden signature collection and the new "Steven" brand, which features Madden's slightly more grown-up line for Spring.Shoes are searchable by style.

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  • The flower detailing on the strap is utra-feminine, while the slight heel gives the shoe a more grown-up, sophisticated look.

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  • It's a flat, beaded shoe that goes everywhere from girly to grown-up, with blue jeans or dresses.

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  • Teva Shoes offers styles that are perfect for all outdoor enthusiasts, whether they are just starting out or have grown up on the trails.

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  • They offer boots in the grown-up styles like the Winterport and the Dakota Boot.

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  • With slip ons, it's simple to give them a feeling of being more grown up.

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  • You can buy shoes just like the ones you wore when you were ten years-old, but you can also find some for your grown up self.

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  • Don't worry, they still have grown-up flair.

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  • High heeled Mary Jane pumps are the grown up version of the little girl's classic patent leather shoe.

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  • Sparkle jelly shoes can add some whimsy to your footwear wardrobe, whether you're a child, teen or grown-up.

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  • You can't go wrong with these grown-up jelly shoes.

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  • The actress and her character have literally grown up on the screen.

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  • These families have been central to the show since its beginning, and the first generation of children are now grown up and forming their own families.

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  • Eventually, she does find him, all grown up as a young man.

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  • Kendall is now all grown up on the show and has been played by actress Alicia Minshew since January of 2002.

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  • It's stronger and more mature and grown up this year.

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  • Although access to Area 51 is extremely restricted, a whole cottage industry for tourists has grown up around the site.

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  • In fact, some of the best research has come from autistic children themselves, grown up and giving feedback on what has or has not worked with them.

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  • Once your children master the basics, they will be able to start on more grown-up crafts rather quickly.

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  • Think of collage crafts as a grown-up version of this activity.

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  • Pumpkin Patch Candles: This candle helps set the mood for a grown-up Halloween party.

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  • Although Father's Day craft ideas are often associated with children's projects, there are plenty of grown-up crafts for you to try as well.

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  • Or you can select a yarn like Heathers or Eco-Ways for grown-up versions.

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  • Kids will have fun coloring these cute apple characters, while grown-up crafters may want to try using them as scrapbook paper piecing patterns for fall and back to school layout themes.

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  • John Deere cross stitch is appealing to people who have grown up on the farm riding, and perhaps learning to drive, on John Deere tractors.

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  • We've all grown up hearing that fruits and vegetables are good for us.

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  • The kids are grown up and building families of their own.

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  • Forget the lace, ditch the yoke-nightgowns have grown up!

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  • You can wear them now; give them a grown-up twist.

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  • This adult-oriented websites sells costume wear for grown up playtime. 3 Wishes sells these pretty panties in a variety of colors and styles.

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  • Very Sexy®: This line is all grown up with racy animal prints and deep and muted colors.

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  • Training bras are usually a girl's first foray into grown-up lingerie.

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  • He's all grown up now (well, at least he's in his late teens), and the child play is over.

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  • In fact, for some people, the idea of just gathering a group of grown up friends together for chit chat, a few drinks and some birthday cake sounds like heaven.

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  • There are plenty of unique bat mitzvah invitations available, from girly to grown-up, and classic, elegant invitations are easy to find.

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  • Then give a list of just the proper grown up names to each game participant.

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  • However, this doesn't mean you are left without party game ideas for your next grown-up get together.

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  • Though The Hills still does very well in the ratings department and The City definitely has it's share of drama, Whitney's drama is a little bit more grown up than the high school he-said/she-said drama of Lauren.

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  • Another popular theory regarding Kate Gosselin's relationship with her parents is that, having grown up in a trailer park with little money, Kate is now trying to move away from her past.

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  • In Sorrells' case, she had grown up in foster care after being abandoned by her mother, who was struggling with heroin addiction.

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  • The first thing an older fan of the Harry Potter films will notice in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is just how grown up all of the kids have become.

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  • It is easy to suspect that it was planned that way, that The Hobbit was meant to develop an audience that would be grown up when the larger, denser work was ready for their consumption.

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  • He chances upon the Wild West Frontier-like settlement called Bartertown, that has grown up around a trading post.

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  • All baby boomers are intimately familiar with The Wizard of Oz, having grown up watching it on television yearly.

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  • Adults need grown-up skin solutions for their acne problems.

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  • Many of them are still in school and in many cases still in the communities where they've grown up.

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  • Installing a Christmas Countdown on your MySpace profile could be considered the grown-up version of counting down the number of "sleeps" until the Big Day.

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  • While few adults would use this as their primary email address, it can be a nice separation from the everyday business email that deals with grown-up stuff.

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  • In 1890 a feeling of considerable irritation had grown up among the Uitlanders at the various monopolies, but particularly at the dynamite monopoly, which pressed solely and with peculiar severity upon gold miners.

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  • Girls' tankinis can satisfy both girls and their parents: girls get to wear a more "grown-up" two-piece suit while parents can appreciate the coverage a tankini provides.

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