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  • She handed him the wine bottle.

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  • She retrieved them from her purse and handed them to him.

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  • "A man told me to give you this-" and she handed Natasha a letter.

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  • She handed me a pad and pencil.

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  • And go along with you... go, and he continued to put on the uniform the valet handed him.

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  • He handed the glasses to the chief and spoke to him in their language.

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  • Then he handed it back to his wife and said:--

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  • He took the bag of money and handed it to the merchant.

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  • Tikhon caught it and handed it to a footman.

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  • They told her where the barn was and how she should stand and listen, and they handed her a fur cloak.

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  • Slowly carrying the full cups into the living room, she handed one to Alex.

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  • He looked through them and then handed them back without comment.

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  • Carmen detached Matthew from her nipple and handed him to Alex, who sat down beside her.

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  • Alex handed him the cream and sat down in his chair.

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  • The nurse handed her a thin blanket and pointed to the phone.

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  • He gave the reins to a Cossack, took off and handed over his felt coat, stretched his legs, and set his cap straight.

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  • He set the tray down on the table and handed a steaming cup of coffee to Señor Medena.

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  • She handed him a baggie with an egg, sausage, and cheese sandwich.

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  • Having found what she was looking for in the reticule she handed it to Natasha.

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  • Joseph, his valet, handed him his sabretache and saber, and they all went out into the vestibule.

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  • After dinner, when the footman handed coffee and from habit began with the princess, the prince suddenly grew furious, threw his stick at Philip, and instantly gave instructions to have him conscripted for the army.

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  • Pulling out a tissue he handed it to her.

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  • Quinn didn't look pleased but he handed her the spatula and started for the door.

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  • Martha handed her the phone and I could tell by the look that quickly appeared on her face, it was not good news.

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  • She handed me the newspaper.

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  • She poured it nearly full and handed it to me.

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  • Florence Nightingale handed me an enclosed cup with a straw.

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  • "I'll miss you too," she said as I dialed Julie's number and handed her the phone.

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  • Molly looked close to tears when she returned and handed me the instrument.

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  • He handed back my cell.

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  • He handed me the room key.

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  • She handed it to him.

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  • When they reached Mr. Johnson's house, the old man politely handed him the turkey and turned to go.

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  • He half rose, meaning to go round, but the aunt handed him the snuffbox, passing it across Helene's back.

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  • Not till midwinter was the count at last handed a letter addressed in his son's handwriting.

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  • "But don't hurt my little horse!" said the Alsatian good-naturedly to Rostov when the animal was handed over to the hussar.

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  • Connie handed the purse to Lisa, who immediately found her house keys.

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  • Brandon handed a small sack to Rachel.

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  • The furniture - it was handed down to my mother and she left it to me.

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  • Cade handed her the cat and cuffed her playfully.

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  • Cade handed her a towel and gently rubbed her back.

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  • She handed them to Howard, who watched her face with a puzzled expression.

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  • She handed him a light blue shirt.

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  • Alex handed the reins to a caretaker and dusted himself off as he headed for the gate.

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  • Who had handed it to her?

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  • Dulce handed Carmen a picture, her face a study of emotion, but her lips revealing nothing.

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  • He handed the doll to Carmen.

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  • Carmen handed Destiny the doll and she wrapped it in her arms.

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  • Tammy's tiny fingers coaxed a cookie from the package, giggled as she handed it to Lisa.

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  • The driver handed him an envelope and hopped into the car.

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  • He handed her the pictures and mail.

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  • He handed her a plate of scrambled eggs and toast.

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  • Brandon scowled at his mother as he handed her the tray of fried chicken.

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  • Davis handed her a scalding cup of coffee, his chocolate gaze scrutinizing - probably searching for some indication of congeniality.

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  • We're short handed so you wind up taking care of your own team and wagon.

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  • She handed Bordeaux a plate full of flapjacks she had been keeping warm by the fire and poured some honey over the top.

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  • Noticing Bordeaux was the only one who didn't have coffee, she poured another cup and handed it to him.

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  • Pete drank the rest of his coffee and handed the cup to Cassie.

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  • She shrugged and handed him her canteen, accepting the full one he offered.

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  • He handed her the glasses.

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  • She closed the tin and handed it back to him.

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  • He handed Dusty the knife and pulled off the high-collared vest to expose his throat.

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  • "I don't know what she's talking about," he said with a grimace and handed the phone to her before striding out.

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  • Linda returned with two hotdogs and handed one to each of them.

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  • She replaced the necklace and handed the credit card to the salesperson.

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  • Traci handed her a small pile of her clothing.

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  • He handed the device to her.

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  • Dean took a pencil and paper from the night stand and handed it to her.

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  • After she handed the stub-pencil map back to him, she repeated her question.

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  • He handed both to Martha and glanced up at the ceiling.

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  • Dean handed Fitzgerald the photocopy of Martha's drawing and comments she and Cynthia had made.

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  • "Sit. Have a drink," Dean said as he filled Fred's glass to the top and handed it to him.

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  • She immediately came out, a note in one hand and SB, Fred's stuffed owl gift in the other and handed her husband the paper.

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  • He picked up the telephone and handed it to her.

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  • She gave a shiver and handed it back to Dean.

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  • Fred examined the small bone and handed it back to Cynthia who gingerly dropped it into a small crystal jewelry box on her bureau.

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  • Dean handed the phone to his wife as the light went on like in the comic books—a flashing bulb of inspiration.

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  • Dean pulled his flashlight from his pocket, handed it to her, and turned away.

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  • He handed it to Harold who read it and passed it on to the others.

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  • Groucho couldn't wait to leave and after a call-us-if-you-hear-anything speech, he handed out a business card to each of the Deans.

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  • She handed Cynthia the package she was holding.

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  • When he handed her the drink, he could see she was shaking.

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  • After greeting the group with a hearty wave, he proudly handed a surprised Cynthia Dean a wad of bills.

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  • She handed Deidre the teacup and saucer.

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  • Cora handed her a purse and sunglasses.

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  • He handed it back.

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  • He pealed Destiny from his neck and handed her to Carmen, his voice softening as he spoke to Destiny.

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  • He handed the phone to Carmen.

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  • When he handed her the tablet, she read the shaky handwriting.

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  • She handed him the tablet and he laboriously wrote something again.

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  • Scribbling something down, he handed it to her.

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  • The expression on his face as he handed the translation to her said he needed the confidence that moment provided.

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  • Alex handed her the basket of eggs and closed the coop door.

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  • She took it and handed him a five dollar bill.

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  • As she spoke, she pulled the iPad loose and handed it to Gabe.

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  • One of the kids handed her a handful of cotton balls while another put a doll in her lap.

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  • Tamer took it then handed it back.

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  • Gabe handed him the soul compass he'd found on the demon's body.

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  • He handed her a business card and left.

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  • She handed him the towel.

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  • He gave her an amused look, then poured her three shots worth of whiskey and handed it to her.

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  • She took the glasses from him and downed them one at a time, then handed them back.

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  • He handed out a note.

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  • The beautiful woman pulled a card from her small purse and handed it to her.

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  • When the midmorning sun grew too hot, she lowered her weapon and handed it to the boy beside her.

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  • Talal handed a translator to Ne'Rin, who accepted it and motioned for them to sit.

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  • He handed her one sword.

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  • He took the sketch pad she handed him and awkwardly pushed the pages around, unaccustomed to a book.

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  • One handed her a water canteen, and she drank long and deep, not stopping even when another took her arm and pulled her forward.

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  • She handed Evelyn a small bowl of water and then moved to Kiera, handing her a translator.

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  • Before stooping to retrieve them, she handed three one hundred dollar notes to Cynthia.

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  • Then, impishly, handed her the underwear as well.

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  • Dean caught the look on Fred's face as Edith handed the items to Claire.

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  • "Enter Rev. Martin," she said with a sigh as she handed him the page.

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  • She turned to Fred and handed him her latest translations of Annie Quincy's diary.

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  • Later, after Dean had performed his night-closing duties and undressed, his wife handed him the results of her latest efforts.

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  • It was a scene from another time as Dean's friend and his smiling wife handed the reins to the urban couple.

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  • Cynthia handed her the latest transcribed pages of the notebook.

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  • Priscilla handed the Weller a coffee cup without being asked, a sure sign the sheriff was a regular.

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  • Weller ignored the question and handed Dean a sheaf of papers.

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  • As soon as Jake Weller left, Cynthia questioned her husband about the candidate filing papers Weller handed him.

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  • He handed Sarah hers, sat close, and put his arm around her, planting a gentle kiss on her temple.

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  • As she left the car, he said, "Don't forget your winnings" and handed her a wad of thousand dollar bills.

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  • Jackson handed her a box.

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  • She made small adjustments on some easels as he handed her the drink.

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  • Sarah handed him his two glasses.

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  • She handed him the blood.

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  • She walked around the car and handed him the keys.

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  • He handed her a coffee.

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  • They dressed and Elisabeth handed him the folder.

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  • As he handed Consuelo hers, he gave her a peck on the cheek, "You are one smokin' hot Belle."

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  • He handed it to him.

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  • Jackson handed Connor his blood.

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  • Jackson handed him the keys.

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  • He obliged and handed it to her.

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  • I know you think he was high handed about it, but as your guardian, it was his responsibility to encourage you to get a good education.

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  • Carmen glanced up as Katie handed her the potatoes.

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  • She handed the hen to him and stood.

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  • She made a job of searching through the cabinet for the cat food and avoided his gaze as she handed him the box.

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  • She handed him the book and he followed her into the barn, flipping through the pages.

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  • He chuckled and handed her the reins.

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  • She handed Ed a clump of hay and he delicately plucked it from her fingers.

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  • He handed her a bag with her micro and her personal vault.

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  • Brady began to sort what supplies they needed and handed off a list to another soldier.

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  • He withdrew the micro and handed it to her.

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  • Dan handed the tracker to Elise, who tapped the screen, pensive.

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  • "We're looking for someone," Elise said and handed him her micro, which displayed Lana's picture.

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  • Gabriel handed her the food and water gummy cubes she'd first had in Hell.

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  • He handed the demon a small pouch that contained the concentrated magic of Hell.  One pouch wasn't enough to break through Death's weakened barriers, but three would.

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  • "This is for the underworld, and this you will know when to use," Darkyn said.  He handed the shapeshifter a pouch identical to the one he'd given the other shapeshifting demon and a small talisman on a chain.

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  • Rhyn started the fire again and sat beside Toby.  He handed him the bag of clothing and food.  Toby withdrew the clothing skeptically.

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  • Rhyn ripped it open with his teeth and handed it back.

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  • Gabriel glanced at her and straightened.  He handed her more food and water cubes then motioned for her to seat herself by the fire.

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  • The death-dealer faced her then pulled a satchel over his head.  He handed it to her.  She took it and opened it.  There were two small pouches of cubes and nothing else.

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  • She handed the pale woman a food and water cube and popped two of her own.  Standing, she waded into the brush where she'd thrown the knife.  It glinted in the morning light.  Katie swiped it, glad the trees didn't have a taste for metal as well as Immortal sustenance.

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  • Chernak handed a thick folder to Dean, smiling at Mayer as if he were waiting to be introduced.

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  • Fred reached for the newspaper, tapping a small article with his fingers as he handed it to Dean.

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  • Finally, he turned and reached beneath the counter and handed Dean a box containing hundreds of cards.

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  • There was a pause after she stood up and handed him the paper.

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  • He handed his Visa card back to the cashier.

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  • He handed the old man ten dollars and was handed a slip of paper with the phone number from the rental sign Mrs. Glass was apparently an early riser and answered the phone on the second ring.

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  • After a few seconds he handed the detective the telephone.

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  • He opened to the article and handed it to Fred, explaining how Jeffrey Byrne had circled the request for informa­tion.

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  • She leaned down and handed the other piece of cake to Katie.

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  • Lori came in and handed cake to Joan, Mary and Alice.

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  • He forked a steak off the serving tray and handed the tray to her.

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  • Alex handed his phone to Carmen.

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  • They talked for a few minutes, and after they were done, she closed the phone and handed it back to Alex.

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  • She handed another dish to Carmen.

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  • She was silent a moment while she rinsed another plate and handed it to Carmen.

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  • Jonathan reached out and handed her the tiny booties.

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  • He handed her his phone.

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  • If something happens, I'll contact you, he said and handed her his phone.

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  • She pulled it off and handed it to him.

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  • "Have another cheeseburger," he said and handed a plate to her.

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  • She pulled it free and handed it to Jenn.

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  • With her other hand, she handed Yully a knife.

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  • She withdrew the broken shaft of an arrow from a pocket and handed it to him.

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  • Taran handed off the horse to a stable hand and turned to watch as Sirian took Rissa's arm, leading her into a squat stone building at the center of the fortress.

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  • His father joined him and handed him his wooden practice sword.

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  • He handed it to the youth, who tried hard not to smile in pleasure.

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  • She withdrew a bladder and handed it to him.

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  • Taran handed him the bladder.

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  • She handed Dandy to Rob and Random to Aaron, introducing the horses by name.

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  • She handed the jar to Rob and grinned.

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  • "You know," Carmen began as she handed a sandwich to Destiny.

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  • Jonathan grinned and handed him the potatoes.

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  • "Are you ready?" he asked as Gerald handed her the nest.

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  • He handed her a book.

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  • Carmen leaned down and handed him the gun.

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  • Megan handed her the list.

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  • Clara took a can from the shelf and handed it to him.

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  • She handed the whip to Megan.

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  • Donning her bathing suit, she emerged from the bathroom and handed the bottle of fingernail polish to Keaton.

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  • He gulped the rest of his tea and handed her the empty glass.

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  • He handed the ball of twine to her.

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  • He handed Todd to Sylvia and stood.

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  • She handed them over.

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  • Finally, he pulled the shirt off over his head and handed it to her.

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  • She placed it on a tray with the creamer and sugars then handed it to Gerry.

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  • He handed the iPad to her.

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  • He handed her his mug.

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  • He handed her the iPad and accepted the keys.

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  • A couple minutes later, he handed it to her.

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  • Long ago, they were handed down from fathers to the eldest son of a House.

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  • Jessi dug the keys out of her purse and handed them over.

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  • He smiled at the small woman who reached for the cat and handed it over.

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  • Denouncing the temporal power of the pope he implored the emperor to deliver Italy, and especially Rome, from their oppressors; but, heedless of his invitations, Charles kept him in prison for more than a year in the fortress of Raudnitz, and then handed him over to Clement, who had been clamouring for his surrender.

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  • A papal bull having also been obtained, on the 28th of August 1425, the archbishop, in the course of a visitation of Lincoln diocese, executed his letters patent founding the college, dedicating it to the Virgin, St Thomas Becket and St Edward the Confessor, and handed over the buildings to its members, the vicar of Higham Ferrers being made the first master or warden.

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  • In 1494 he was again in the Netherlands, where he led an expedition against the rebels of Gelderland, assisted Perkin Warbeck to make a descent upon England, and formally handed over the government of the Low Countries to Philip. His attention was next turned to Italy, and, alarmed at the progress of Charles VIII.

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  • The last time he saw the queen was on the 1st of February 1650, when he handed to her the statutes he had drawn up for the proposed academy.

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  • Though it never ceased to influence individual thinkers, it had handed on to Condillac its popularity with the masses.

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  • With regard to the relations between the Church and the civil power, Calvin was opposed to the Zwinglian theory whereby all ecclesiastical power was handed over to the state.

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  • On the 21st of January Dr Saenz Pena at last perceived that his position was untenable, and he handed in his resignation.

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  • In 1878 it agreed to spend 20,000,000 in purchasing and completing a number of these lines, some of which were handed over to the great companies, while others were retained in the hands of the government, forming the system known as the Chemins de Fer de lEtat.

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  • The Common wealth is empowered to retain one-fourth of the net revenue from customs and excise, the balance must be handed back to the states.

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  • were handed over to the grammarian Tyrannion, who took copies of them, on the basis of which the peripatetic philosopher Andronicus of Rhodes prepared an edition of Aristotle's works.

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  • With some difficulty Gabinius restored order, and in 54 handed over the province to his successor, M.

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  • The child was at first handed over to the care of the Hours, or the nymph Melissa and the centaur Cheiron.

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  • A terrible struggle took place for the possession of his body, until Apollo rescued it from the Greeks, and by the command of Zeus washed and cleansed it, anointed it with ambrosia, and handed it over to Sleep and Death, by whom it was conveyed for burial to Lycia, where a sanctuary (Sarpedoneum) was erected in honour of the fallen hero.

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  • Cromwell furnished 6000 men with a fleet to join in the attack upon Spain in Flanders, and obtained as reward Mardyke and Dunkirk, the former being captured and handed over on the 3rd of October 1657, and the latter after the battle of the Dunes on the 4th of June 1658, when Cromwell's Ironsides were once more pitted against English royalists fighting for the Spaniards.

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  • On his return, the principal must give a receipt for what was handed over to him.

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  • This bride-price was usually handed over by her father to the bride on her marriage, and so came back into the bridegroom's possession, along with her dowry, which was her portion as a daughter.

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  • A fourth of this sum was to be handed to the communes to be employed on works of beneficence or education as soon as a surplus was obtained from that part of the annuity assigned for the payment of monastic pensions; and in Sicily, 209 communes entered on their privileges as soon as the patrimony was liquidated.

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  • These he handed over to the pope, of Rome.

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  • The duchy of Lucca was given to Marie Louise of BourbonParma, who, at the death of Marie Louise of Austria, would return to Parma, when Lucca would be handed over to Tuscany.

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  • On the 19th Leboeuf handed Venetia over to the Venetian representatives, and at the plebiscite held on the 21st and 22nd, 647,246 votes were returned in favor of union with Italy, only 69 against it.

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  • While leaving intact the general houses of the various confraternities (except that of the Jesuits), the bill abolished the Religious corporate personality of religious orders, handed over Bill, their schools and hospitals to civil administrators, placed their churches at the disposal of the secular clergy, and provided pensions for nuns and monks, those who had families being sent to reside with their relatives, and those who by reason of age or bereavement had no home but their monasteries being allowed to end their days in religious houses specially set apart for the purpose.

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  • As regards the Brahmanas of the Rigveda, two of such works have been handed down, the Aitareya and the Kaushitaki (or Sankhayana)-Brahmanas, which have a large amount of their material in common.

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  • says that the lands of convicted felons shall be handed over to the lords of such lands and not kept by the king beyond a year and a day.

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  • Halliwell-Phillipps, and was handed over to the trustees of the birthplace in 1876.

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  • If a heretic in the Inquisition asked for absolution, he could receive it, but subject to a life imprisonment; but if his repentance were but feigned he could be at once condemned and handed over to the civil power for execution.

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  • 9); in the rabbinic literature "the fathers" are the more eminent of the earlier rabbis whose sayings were handed down for the guidance of posterity.

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  • The line is traced through biblical teachers to Ezra, the first of the Sopherim or scribes, who handed on the charge to the "men of the Great Synagogue," a much-discussed term for a body or succession of teachers inaugurated by Ezra.

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  • In March 1890 General Tajes handed over the presidency to Herrera y Obes, a clever but unscrupulous man, who filled every official post with his own friends and ensured the return of his supporters to the chamber.

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  • The pre-eminence so handed on may be of any kind, from substantial political power to mere social respect and precedence.

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  • The peer holds a great position, endowed with substantial powers and privileges, and those powers and privileges are handed on by hereditary succession.

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  • But they are handed on only to one member of the family at a time.

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  • Finally, a great number of artels on the stock exchange, in the seaports, in the great cities, during the great fairs and on railways have grown up, and have acquired the confidence of tradespeople to such an extent that considerable sums of money and complicated banking operations are frequently handed over to an artelshik (member of an artel) without any receipt, his number or his name being accepted as sufficient guarantee.

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  • In course of time there were two important changes in this respect: (a) the offerings of bread and wine were commuted for money, with which bread and wine were purchased by the church-officers; (b) the offerings were sometimes handed to the deacons and by them taken to the bishop at the altar, and sometimes, as at Rome, the bishop and deacons went round the church to collect them.'

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  • In Hyginus's version of the legend, founded apparently on a tragedy by some follower of Euripides, Antigone, on being handed over by Creon to her lover Haemon to be slain, was secretly carried off by him, and concealed in a shepherd's hut, where she bore him a son Macon.

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  • He was attracted to it by his hatred of moderation and what he called "respectability" in any shape - a characteristic of which some amusing instances have been handed down.

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  • But the history which the Judaean writers have handed down is influenced by the later hostility between Judah and Samaria.

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  • On the 27th of April 1899 a new autonomous constitution was voted by a constituent assembly, and in the following June the local administration was handed over to Cretan officials by the international authorities.

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  • As these districts had originally been Afghan, they were transferred to British authority by the treaty of Gandamak in 1879, although nominally they had been handed over to Kalat forty years previously.

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  • The Judas legend, however, never really became popular, whereas that of Oedipus was handed down both orally and in written national tales (Albanian, Finnish, Cypriote).

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  • The Oedipus legend was handed down to the period of the Renaissance by the Roman and its imitations, which then fell into oblivion.

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  • At the same time Darius fell ill and called his son to his deathbed; Cyrus handed over all his treasures to Lysander and went to Susa.

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  • As a rule they are orderly and law-abiding, but traditions of plunder have been handed down to them from early times, and many of them retain the predatory instincts of their forefathers.

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  • Another reform was the substitution for the corvee of a tax in money levied on the whole province, the construction of roads being handed over to contractors, by which means Turgot was able to leave his province with a good system of roads, while distributing more justly the expense of their construction.

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  • He also contemplated a thorough-going reform of the ferme generale, but contented himself, as a beginning, with imposing certain conditions on the leases as they were renewed - such as a more efficient personnel, and the abolition for the future of the abuse of the croupes (the name given to a class of pensions), a reform which Terray had shirked on finding how many persons in high places were interested in them, and annulling certain leases, such as those of the manufacture of gunpowder and the administration of the messageries, the former of which was handed over to a company with the scientist Lavoisier as one of its advisers, and the latter superseded by a quicker and more comfortable service of diligences which were nicknamed" turgotines."He also prepared a regular budget.

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  • As the attendance at his classes continually increased - pagans thronging; to him as well as Christians - he handed over the beginners to his friend Heracles, and took charge of the more advanced pupils himself.

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  • The Lord accepted the offering, and after using the napkin handed it back to her with the image of His face miraculously impressed upon it.

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  • Anspach and Bayreuth were also to be handed over to Bavaria, it now being the aim of Napoleon to aggrandize the South German princes who had fought on his side in the late war.

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  • The manor in 1242 was handed over to the Scottish king who held it till 1295, when Edward I.

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  • Then his papers were handed over to his friend and successor Professor Burmeister, now and for many years past of Buenos Aires, who, with meister.

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  • On the 17th of October Napoleon handed Venice over to Austria by the peace of Campo Formio, and between 1798 and 1814 she passed from France to Austria and Austria to France till the coalition of that latter year assigned her definitely to Austria.

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  • One result of the Russo-Japanese War was the evacuation of Manchuria by the Russians, which, after the conclusion of peace in 1905, was handed over by Japan to China.

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  • Soon after came the gradual process by which the circuits handed over their mission-work to a central Connexional Committee.

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  • "The Brill" was one of the four Dutch towns handed over to Queen Elizabeth in 1584 as security for English expenses incurred in aiding the Dutch.

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  • Fighting with the Arabs followed, and in 1889 the company handed over their settlement to the German imperial government.

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  • In the following year Sophia handed over Hesse to her son Henry (1244-1308), who, remembering the connexion of Hesse and Thuringia, took the title of landgrave, and is the ancestor of all the subsequent rulers of the country.

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  • It was thus that when Rome became a world-empire, it found to some extent the forms of government ready made, and took over from the Hellenistic monarchies a tradition which it handed on to the later world.

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  • His lands in France were handed over to his eldest son Charles, who governed them with the consent of the new king Charles VI.

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  • In 1904 negotiations were opened with the mullah by the Italians, and by arrangement with the sultan of Obbia and the sultan of the Mijertins the territory between Ras Aswad and Ras Bowen, which was claimed by both parties, was handed over to the mullah.

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  • is Trevecca, where Howel Harris, one of the founders of Welsh Methodism, was born in 1713, and where in 1752 he established a communistic religious "family" of about a hundred persons; their representatives in 1842 handed over the property to the Welsh Calvinistic Methodist connexion, who in that year opened there a theological college, and in 1874 added to it a Harris memorial chapel.

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  • The inscription confirms in every respect the Buddhist story, and makes it certain that, at the time when it was put up, the tradition now handed down in the books was current at the spot.

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  • Io) - the results of observation and experience were handed down orally.

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  • The government of the country was then handed over to the imperial ministry of finance; but the bureaucratic methods of the finance ministers, Baron von Hoffmann and Joseph de Szlavy, resulted only in the insurrection of 1881-82.

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  • After the war with Russia, in order to obtain credit from the Imperial Ottoman Bank and local financiers, who refused any further accommodation unless their previous and further advances were amply secured, revenues known as the " six indirect contributions " were handed over to a committee of local bankers (by decree of Nov.

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  • To this council, with these extended powers, was handed over the absolute administration, collection and control of the " six indirect contributions " above enumerated, for the benefit of the bondholders, and in addition, it was to encash for the same purpose bills on the customs, to be drawn half-yearly in its favour by the minister of finance, amounting annually to £T180,000, representing the tax on Tumbeki (£TSo,000) and the surplus revenue of Cyprus (£T130,000); and the Eastern Rumelian annuity, originally fixed at £T245,000, but gradually reduced by force of circumstances, until after frequent suspensions of payment it reached in 1897 the level of £T114,000, and has, since the declaration of Bulgarian independence, been definitely stopped.

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  • There were further handed over, under the Muharrem decree, to the public debt council, the tribute of Bulgaria, the amount of which has never even been fixed, but as compensation for which the tobacco tithe up to a yearly amount of £Tioo,000 was ceded to the council in the same conditions as the " six indirect contributions "; the proportional shares (generally known as the " contributive 1 For simplicity's sake, the lottery bonds having a special treatment different from that of the rest of the loans, these groups, when the new bonds of the reduced debt were exchanged against the old bonds of the original loans, became " series " thus: Series A, group i.; series B, group ii.;.

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  • Any surplus of revenue beyond that necessary to provide 4% interest and I% sinking fund was to be handed over to the government.

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  • The first series (54,000,000 francs or £2,160,000), was duly handed over to the concessionaires in 1903, and was floated in Berlin at 86.4% realizing the sum of £1,868,000.

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  • sellors were sold to Russia, had sailed to Alexandria and handed over the fleet to Mehemet Ali.

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  • His ambassador, accordingly, handed in at Constantinople a formal demand for the restitution of the Catholics in all their property and rights.

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  • Henceforward the retreat of the army became practically a headlong flight, and on the 5th of December, having reached Smorgoni and seeing that nothing further could be done by him at the front, the emperor handed over the command of what remained to Murat, and left for Paris to organize a fresh army for the following year.

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  • Konigsberg thus became untenable, and Murat fell back to Posen, where on the 10th of January he handed over his command to Eugene Beauharnais and returned to Paris.

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  • Gratian acquiesced in their choice; reserving for himself the administration of the Gallic provinces, he handed over Italy, Illyria and Africa to Valentinian and his mother, who fixed their residence at Milan.

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  • He was specially identified with measures concerning trusts and railways, and had a leading part in drafting the so-called Esch-Cummins bill under which the Government in 1920 handed back to private control the railways of the United States.

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  • entrusted to his son Dagobert, subject to the guardianship of Pippin and Arnulf (623-629), and which Dagobert in his turn handed on to his son Sigebert (634-639), under the guardianship of Cunibert, bishop of Cologne, and Ansegisel, mayor of the palace.

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  • In 1393 he regained Cherbourg, which had been handed over by Charles II.

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  • Thus though it insisted on the exclusive canonicity of the 24 books, it claimed the possession of are oral law handed down from ivloses, and just as the apocryphal books overshadowed in certain instances the canonical scriptures, so often the oral law displaced the written in the regard of Judaism.

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  • Kassala was captured from the dervishes by an Italian force under Colonel Baratieri on the 17th of July 1894 and by the Italians was handed over on Christmas day 1897 to Egypt.

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  • The report of this commission was then handed over to a committee of cardinals, who pronounced unanimously for the nullity of the orders in question.

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  • The gas and electric lighting is in the hands of private firms. The administration of the park, the city improvements and the water and sewerage departments have been handed over to boards and trusts.

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  • About ioo,000 people assembled, and a deputation handed to Mr Justh, the president of the Chamber, a monster petition in favour of universal suffrage.

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  • On the 28th (the same day on which the Czechoslovak Republic was born in Prague) the military command in Zagreb handed over its authority to the National Council, and next day the diet proclaimed the independence of Croatia from Hungary, and assumed control of Fiume.

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  • 1921, when at the instance of the Supreme Council it was handed over to Hungary.

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  • That which we term the Record of the Past comprises the " taboos,' the customs, the traditions, the beliefs, the knowledge which are handed on by one generation to another independently of organic propagation.

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  • To the mere tradition preserved by memory and handed on by speech was then added the written record and its later multiplication by the mechanical arts of printing, by which it acquired permanence and universal distribution.

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  • Educability, defects or excellences, or peculiarities of mind or body, can be handed on from parent to offspring by protoplasmic continuity in reproduction.

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  • But the results of education cannot be so handed on.

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  • On the tenth, being asked the object of his visit, he handed the letter to the king, whose first plan for complying with it was to send him to slay the Chimaera, a monster which was devastating the country.

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  • This board in 1910 handed over its duties to the harbour and railway board of the Union.

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  • The balance handed over to the Union government was £1,015,000.

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  • The government of the state was handed over to the triumvirate on the 8th of August and was continued in their name until May 1883, when Kruger was elected president.

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  • Jameson and his men were conveyed to Pretoria as prisoners, and subsequently handed over to the high commissioner (Sir Hercules Robinson, who had succeeded Sir Henry Loch in June 1895).

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  • This was notably the case with some of the Aristotelian writings, so that in this field, as in some others, the Syriac writers handed on the torch of Greek thought to the Arabs, by whom it was in turn transmitted to medieval Europe.

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  • Escaping from the field of battle Conradin reached Rome, but acting on advice to leave the city he reached Astura, where he was seized and handed over to Charles of Anjou.

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  • To Pretoria Dr Jameson and his troopers were brought prisoners (January 1896) after the fight at Doornkop (to be handed over in few days to the British government), and thither also were brought the Reform Committee prisoners from Johannesburg.

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  • In Palestine he quarrelled with Richard I., king of England, captured him on his homeward journey and handed him over to the emperor Henry VI.

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  • Oertel finds an explanation of this want of complete celldifferentiation, loss of function, and acquired vegetative activity in the non-homogeneous character of the nuclear chromatin elements of the cell, and maintains that the different properties of the cell are carried and handed down by the different orders of chromatin loops.

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  • In 1406 it fell under the sway of Cabrino Fondulo, who received with great festivities both the emperor Sigismund and Pope John XXIII., the latter on his way to the council at Constance; he, however, handed it over to Filippo Maria Visconti in 1419.

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  • When wounded and made prisoner, he discovers the true beauty of the lady: when she leaves him, he is handed over to Heaviness.

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  • At the close of 1897 Zululand, in which Tongaland had been incorporated, was handed Natal.

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  • From the hemispherical shape the mass of glass is now gradually blown into the form of a short cylinder, and then the pipe with the adherent mass of glass is handed.

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  • When Prithi Chand represented that he ought to have received the turban bound on Guru Arjan's head in token of succession to his father, Arjan meekly handed it to him, without, however, bestowing on him the guruship. The Sikhs themselves soon revolted against the exactions of Prithi Chand, and prayed Arjan to assert himself else the seed of the True Name would perish.

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  • The English dialect in which the Anglo-Saxon laws have been handed down to us is in most cases a common speech derived from West Saxon - naturally enough as Wessex became the predominant English state, and the court of its kings the principal literary centre from which most of the compilers and scribes derived their dialect and spelling.

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  • The hostility he encountered in the propagation of these new religious ideas after his return to Khorasan in 1052 and Sunnite fanaticism compelled him at last to flee, and after many wanderings he found a refuge in Yumgan (about 1060) in the mountains of Badakshan, where he spent as a hermit the last decades of his life, and gathered round him a considerable number of devoted adherents, who have handed down his doctrines to succeeding generations.

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  • Gamaliel's son, Simon, long after his father's death, and after the persecutions under Hadrian, inherited his office, which thenceforward his descendants handed on from father to son.

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  • Ralph Lane, the first governor of Virginia, and Sir Francis Drake brought with them in 1586, from that first American possession of the English crown, the implements and materials of tobacco smoking, which they handed over to Sir Walter Raleigh.

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  • The inland telegraph service dates from 1864, when a short line from Callao to Lima was constructed, and state ownership from 1875, when the government assumed control of all lines within the republic, some of which were subsequently handed over to private administration.

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  • The agreement between Chile and Bolivia, by which the disputed provinces were to be handed over to the latter country if Chilean possession was recognized, was also a stumbling-block, a strong feeling existed among Peruvians against this proceeding.

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  • Regarding the remainder of his life little is known, and the accounts handed down are contradictory, but he appears to have spent the most of it in retirement at his estate near Porto.

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  • In 1814 it was restored to Germany and in 1816 it was handed over to the grand duke of Hesse; it remained, however, a fortress of the German confederation and was garrisoned by Prussian and Austrian troops.

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  • Soon after 1301 the Seljuk amirs overran the whole of the Hermus and Cayster valleys, and a fort on the citadel of Sardis was handed over to Aragonese period.

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  • It was from it that Kossuth issued his famous proclamation (11th August 1849), and it was here that he handed over the supreme military and civil power to G6rgei.

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  • Part of it was handed over by Pompey to client princes: the coast-land east of the Halys (except the territory of Amisus) and the hill-tribes of Paryadres were given, with Lesser Armenia, to the Galatian chief Deiotarus, with the title of king; Comana was left under the rule of its high-priest.

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  • He frequently signs his works, and a great number of names have been thus handed down during the past two centuries.

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  • At the close of 1906 this road was handed over to a joint-stock company with a capital of 20 millions sterling, the government contributing 10 millions in the form of the road and its associated properties; the public subscribing 2 millions, and the company being entitled to issue debentures to the extent of 8 millions, the princ~pal and interest of these debentures being officially guaranteed.

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  • After two years' control Tudor handed over the review to the club, then styled the North American Club, whose most active members were E.

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  • The Berlin publisher Nicolai founded the Bibliothek der schonen Wissenschaften, and afterwards handed it over to C. F.

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  • Selkirk afterwards told Mrs Daniel that he had handed over his papers to Defoe.

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  • Either they were altogether forbidden to partake of the sacrament, or the holy wafer was handed to them on the end of a stick, while a receptacle for holy water was reserved for their exclusive use.

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  • Athens was temporarily pacified by assurances that Amphipolis would be handed over to her later on.

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  • Having defeated the enemy, Amphitryon put Comaetho to death and handed over the kingdom of the Taphians to Cephalus.

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  • The philological analysis of Wolf and his successors had raised doubts as to the very existence of Homer, and at one time the main current of scholarly opinion had set strongly in the direction of the belief that the Iliad and the Odyssey were in reality but latter-day collections of divers recitals that had been handed down by word of mouth from one generation to another of bards through ages of illiteracy.

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  • His Strategica seems to have been highly esteemed by the Roman emperors, and to have been handed down by them as a sort of heirloom.

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  • By politic management Trajan was able to represent the diminution as a sort of discount for immediate payment, while the civilians had to wait a considerable time before their full due was handed to them.

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  • During the Thirty Years' War it was occupied alternately by the Imperialists and the Swedes, the latter of whom handed it over to Brandenburg.

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  • In 799 the Balearic Islands had been handed over to Charles, and a long warfare was carried on both by sea and land between Frank and Saracen until 810, when peace was made between the emperor and El-Hakem, the emir of Cordova.

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  • In 1633 Constance resisted successfully an attempt of the Swedes to take it, and, in 1805, by the treaty of Pressburg, was handed over by Austria to Baden.

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  • accused him of treachery, and he took refuge with Charles the Bold, duke of Burgundy; but the duke handed him over to the king and he was beheaded in 1475.

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  • He was then handed over to the secular arm, and immediately led to the place of execution, the council meanwhile proceeding unconcernedly with the rest of its business for the day.

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  • If that literature was to be a power in the world, it must be handed down to posterity in a form capable of being understood.

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  • Education and similar matters are thus all conducted on the Prussian model; a previous convention had already handed over military affairs to Prussia.

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  • By the beginning of the 3rd century, and perhaps earlier, appeals to the emperor in civil cases were handed over by him to be dealt with by the praefect.

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  • The principality, which he thus carved out for himself, was occupied, on his death, by Erispoe, duke of Brittany; by him it was handed down to his successors, in whose hands it remained till the beginning of the 10th century.

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  • Hugh the Abbot succeeded him in the countship of Anjou as in most of his other duties, and on his death (886) it passed to Odo, the eldest son of Robert the Strong, who, on his accession to the throne of France (888), probably handed it over to his brother Robert.

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  • Finally, in 114 9, after crushing a last attempt at revolt, he handed over the duchy to his son Henry "Curtmantel," who received the investiture at the hands of the king of France.

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  • But the Greenland colony was obscure, the country was believed to form part of Europe, and the records of the farther explorations were contained in sagas which were only rediscovered by modern scholarship. Throughout the middle ages, legendary tales of mythical lands lying in the western ocean - the Isle of St Brandan, of Brazil and Antilia - had been handed down.

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  • Prussian corps at Gembloux, the emperor directed Marshal Grouchy, to whom he handed over the command of this force, to "proceed to Gembloux."

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  • Unfortunately the statistics of population thus collected were subordinated to the fiscal interests of the inquiry, and no record has been handed down relating to the population of the city and its neighbourhood.

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  • Ban Jellacic, though loyal to the Emperor, had given expression to their aspirations towards unity as early as 1848; but Francis Joseph handed over the Croats and Serbs to Magyar domination (1867), and Dalmatia, the territory of the Austrian Croats, had been neglected by Vienna for years past; thus it was not till the years immediately preceding the war that it was rapidly developed by the construction of ports and railways and the encouragement of tourist traffic. The Slovenes, who inhabited Carinthia and Carniola, had less grounds for discontent, for the barren Karst had been afforested at the expense of the state; but though they were at the very gate of Serbia, they suffered from a shortage of meat, for Hungary obstructed the traffic in livestock in the interests of her great territorial magnates, and Austria bore the brunt of this.

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  • Since the last election in the spring of 1908 the Bohemian Diet had been unworkable, eventually owing to obstruction on the part of the Germans, who saw themselves handed over hopelessly to the Czech majority, until a rearrangement of the voting groups (curiae) should afford them protection against Czech oppression.

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  • Before Christmas she made her usual journey to Osborne, and there on the 2nd of January she received Lord Roberts on his return from South Africa and handed to him the insignia of the Garter.

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  • It is impossible to separate this fusion of law and equity, this union of all the higher courts into one supreme tribunal, from the construction of a single home for this great institution; and the opening of the Royal Courts in the Strand in the year 1882, when Queen Victoria personally presided in her one supreme court, and handed over the care of the building to Lord Selborne, as her chancellor and as the head of this great body, was impressive as an outward and visible sign of the silent revolution, which owed more to Lord Selborne than to any other individual.

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  • The representation thus handed down (in the verses of Aratus) has been thought to tally best with the state of the sky about 2000 B.C.; 12 and the mention of a polestar, for which Eudoxus was rebuked by Hipparchus, seems, as W.

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  • It was at this juncture that the Greek government, reinforced by a fresh loan from Europe, handed over the chief command at sea to Lord Cochrane (earl of Dundonald, q.v.), and that of the land forces to General (afterwards Sir Richard) Church, both Miaoulis and Karaiskakis consenting without demur to serve under them.

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  • A Settlement Commission, organized in 1901, decided the ownership of lands, and, on completion, handed over its work to a Land Registration Department.

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  • Tavoy, with the rest of Tenasserim, was handed over to the British at the end of the first Burmese war in 1824.

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  • The 50,000 roubles presented to him by the emperor as a parting gift he at once handed to the Pavlovsk Institute for the education of the daughters of poor gentlemen.

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  • In 1799 already the first attempts were made to reestablish it, and in 1803 the church of St Germain was handed over to the Romanists.

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  • The name is derived from the formal Protestatio handed in by the evangelical states of the empire, including some of the more important princes and 14 imperial cities, against the recess of the diet of Spires (1529), which decreed that the religious status quo was to be preserved, that no innovations were to be introduced in those states which had not hitherto made them, and that the mass was everywhere to be tolerated.

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  • This double conception of salvation and of the means thereto was handed down to the Church of subsequent generations and became fundamental in its thought.

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  • The Western Church accepted the decisions of Nicaea, Chalcedon and Constantinople, and so the doctrines of the Trinity and of the two natures in Christ were handed down as orthodox dogma in West as well as East.

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  • At the council of Nicaea, and at the ecumenical councils which followed, the idea of an infallible episcopate giving authoritative and permanent utterance to apostolic and therefore divine truth, found clear expression, and has been handed down as a part of the faith of the Catholic Church both East and West.

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  • Thus the lord who handed over a living was a simonist, and so too was the king who invested a bishop. On this question the battle began.

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  • 13), and such a priest naturally handed down his place to his posterity (Judges xviii.

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  • They possess immunity, but may be handed over to the ordinary courts by resolution of the House to which they belong.

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  • Although known for centuries, they have seldom been mentioned by writers on playing-cards, and the rules have for the most part been handed down orally.

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  • the Massoretic. 'This text was the work of a special gild of trained scholars called Massoretes (main 'Sys) or " masters of tradition " (n p 7 or less correctly n-m), 1 whose aim was not only to preserve and transmit the consonantal text which had been handed down to them, but also to ensure its proper pronunciation.

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  • It is not a priori improbable that the year of the central event from which the Christian Church dated her own existence should have been noted in the apostolic age and handed down to the memory of succeeding generations; and the evidence does go some way to suggest that we have in favour of A.D.

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  • Enough is raised, however, besides the amount handed over to the government, to enable the schools, roads, harbours and public works of every kind to be maintained at a standard which compares very favourably with other parts of Spain.

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  • His instructions were for some time handed down orally, but were subsequently committed to writing, and formed the twelve books of Tages, containing a complete system of Etruscan lore.

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  • However, when Shere Ali in 1878 fled before the British, he handed over the government to Yakub, who, on his father's death in the following February, was proclaimed amir, and signed a treaty of peace with the British at Gandamak.

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  • His enemies in Rome accused him of treachery, and Cato even proposed that he should be handed over to the Germans.

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  • A system of emanations of this kind, in its purest form, is set forth in the expositions coming from the school of Basilides, which are handed down by Irenaeus, while the propositions which are set forth in the Philosophumena of Hippolytus as being doctrines of Basilides represent a still closer approach to a monistic philosophy.

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  • Both the systems which are handed down under his name by Irenaeus and Hippolytus, that of emanations and the monistic-evolutionary system, represent further developments of his ideas with a tendency away from dualism towards monism.

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  • His father, then prince of Prussia, was out of favour with Frederick the Great and entirely under the influence of his mistress; and the boy, handed over to tutors appointed by the king, lived a solitary and repressed life which tended to increase the innate weakness of his character.

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  • Smile Etienne Guimet, born at Lyons on the 26th of June 1836, succeeded him in the direction of the factory, and founded the Musee Guimet, which was first located at Lyons in 1879 and was handed over to the state and transferred to Paris in 1885.

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  • He handed the government of the city back to the family of Mausolus, as represented by Ada, sister of the latter.

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  • He conducted the trial with marked partiality and malevolence, condemned the maid to imprisonment for life, and then, under pressure from the populace and the English, had recourse to fresh perfidies, declared Joan a relapsed heretic, excommunicated her, and handed her over to the secular arm on the 30th of May 1431.

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  • By way of enforcing this point Paul repeats the tradition he had received direct from the Lord, and already handed on to the Corinthians, of how " the Lord Jesus on the night in which he was betrayed " (not necessarily the night of Passover) " took bread and having given thanks brake it and said, This is my body, which is for your sake; this do in remembrance of me.

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  • And this rite too the evil demons by way of imitation handed down in the mysteries of Mithras.

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  • According to the Fihrist, Mani made use of the Persian and Syriac languages; but, like the Oriental Marcionites before him, he invented an alphabet of his own, which the Fihrist has handed down to us.

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  • Another old explanation was that fines and taxes were at one time paid in figs, wine and oil, and those who collected such payments in kind were called sycophants because they "presented," publicly handed them over to the state.

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  • The numbers, whether of kings or of years, cannot have been handed down to us correctly by the Greek writers.

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  • All his numerous other treatises have perished, save one, and we have only their titles handed down, with general indications of their contents, by later writers, especially Pappus.

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  • The lordship of Blumenegg was added in 1804, but in 1805 all these lands were handed over, by virtue of the peace of Pressburg, to Bavaria, which in 1814 gave them all back, save Hoheneck.

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  • There is no mention of it in al-Anbari's work, and it is in itself somewhat improbable, as in al-Asma`i's time the schools of Kufa and Basra were in sharp opposition one to the other, and Ibn al-A`rabi in particular was in the habit of censuring al-Asma`i's interpretations of the ancient poems. It is scarcely likely that he would have accepted his rival's additions to the work of his step-father, and have handed them on to Abu `Ikrima with his annotations.

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  • But to their disgust, when the peace of Aix-la-Chapelle was made in 1748, this conquest was handed back to France.

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  • In the 18th century the corporation, a close body, declined, its duties being performed by the vestry, and in 1789 the one survivor resigned and handed over the town papers to the bishop. Farnham sent representatives to parliament in 1311 and 1460, on both occasions being practically the bishop's pocket borough.

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  • The abbe handed them over to a bookseller named Mariette, who resold part of them to Baron Hohendorf.

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  • Londonderry had been on the eve of starting for the conference at Vienna, and the instructions which he had drawn up for his own guidance were handed over by Canning, the new foreign secretary, to Wellington, who proceeded in September to Vienna, and thence in October to Verona, whither the conference had been adjourned.

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  • In June 984 the infant king was handed over by Henry to the care of the two empresses; but the masterful will of Theophano soon obtained the upper hand, and until the death of the Greek empress, on the 15th of June 991, Adelaide had no voice in German affairs.

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  • Shortly after his father's death in 1740, some of Blacklock's poems began to be handed about among his acquaintances and friends, who arranged for his education at the grammar-school, and subsequently at the university of Edinburgh, where he was a student of divinity.

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  • 1665), became duke of Luneburg-Celle; and at this time he handed over Calenberg, which he had ruled since his father's death, to his second brother, George William (d.

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  • The religious tales deal mostly with the Mary Legends, and have been handed down to us in three collections: (i.) The Adgar's collection.

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  • " The maintenance of universal peace and a possible reduction of the excessive armaments which weigh upon all nations, represent, in the present condition of affairs all over the world, the ideal towards which the efforts of all governments should be directed," were the opening words of the Note which the Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Count Mouraviev, handed to the diplomatic representatives of the different powers suggesting the first Hague Conference.

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  • The only account of his life handed down to us is that of Julius Capitolinus, one of the Scriptores Historiae Augustae.

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  • It was preserved in MS. during the reign of Elizabeth, and handed down in copies, many of which were carelessly made.

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  • The mythic and religious legends of the people were preserved in chants, handed down from generation to generation; and in like poetic form was kept the knowledge of the people of botany, medicine and other sciences.

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  • He too was lodged in the castle in 1569, and after three years' imprisonment was handed over to the English, by whom he was beheaded at York in 1572.

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  • Of this view the part which was not Aristotle's, the state of " universalia ante rem," was due to the Neoplatonists, who interpreted the " separate forms " of Plato to be ideas in intellect, and handed down their interpretation through St Augustine to the medieval Realists like Aquinas, who thus combined Neoplatonism with Aristotelianism.

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  • Later, the Variata of 1540 became the creed of the lVlelanchthonians and even of the Crypto-calvinists; so the framers of the Formula of Concord, promulgated in 1580, returned to the text handed in at the Diet.

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  • For this Achior is punished ley being handed over to the Israelites, who lead him to the governor of Bethulia.

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  • They are seldom found in graves, however, whether owing to the custom of heriots or to the fact that, on account of their relatively high value, they were frequently handed on from generation to generation as heirlooms. Greaves are not often mentioned.

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  • During the Hundred Days he once more entered Napoleon's service, and, after Waterloo, as minister of foreign affairs under the executive commission, it was he who signed the convention of the 3rd of July 1815, by which Paris was handed over to the allies.

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  • They despised riches not less than pleasure; neither poverty nor wealth was observable among them; at initiation every one gave his property into the common stock; every member in receipt of wages handed them over to the funds of the society.

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  • They may have found in some places a soil already prepared by more ancient tenets which had been preserved in spite of th'e persecution of the official Church, and handed down from the period of primitive Christianity.

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  • Gyraldus, writing in 1540 (Libellus de re nautica), misunderstanding this reference, declared that this observation of the direction of the magnet to the poles had been handed down as discovered "by a certain Flavius."

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  • As to Gregory's political pretensions, zealous theorists were quick to transform them into legal principles; and though his immediate successors, somewhat deafened by the disturbance which they had aroused, seem to have neglected them at first, they were handed on to more distant heirs and reappeared in future struggles.

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  • (1265-1268) an agreement was concluded by which Sicily was handed over to the brother of St Louis, and the victories of Benevento (1266) and Tagliacozzo (1267) assured the triumph of the Guelph party and enabled the Angevins to plant themselves definitely on Neapolitan soil.

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  • He consequently withdrew all judicial affairs from the Congregations, and handed them over to the two tribunals, now revived, of the Rota and the papal Signatura; all affairs concerning the discipline of the sacraments were entrusted to a new Congregation of that name; the competency of the remaining Congregations was modified, according to the nature of the affairs with which they deal, and certain of them were amalgamated with others; general rules were laid down for the expedition of business and regarding personnel; in short, the work of Sixtus V.

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  • At the same time Philo did not invent all the nonsense which he has handed down; he drew upon various sources, Greek and Egyptian, some of them ultimately of Babylonian origin, and incidentally he mentions matters of interest which, when tested by other evidence, are fairly well supported.

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  • Its internal government, however, was handed over to its ancient rulers upon the payment of a heavy tribute to the conquerors.

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  • As Gautier himself admits, the feudal system made it difficult to separate the woman's person from her fief: instead of the freedom of Christian marriage on which the Church in theory insisted, lands and women were handed over together, as a business bargain, by parents or guardians.

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  • At the peace of Adrianople (1829) the place was definitely assigned to Walachia; but before giving it up, the grand-duke Michael of Russia razed the citadel, and in this ruinous condition it was handed over to the Walachians.

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  • 9 But the devoted Anskar (801-865) went forth and sought out the Scandinavian Viking, and handed on the torch of self-denying zeal to others, who saw, after the lapse of many years, the close of the monotonous tale of burning churches and pillaged monasteries, and taught the fierce Northman to learn respect for civilized institutions.

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  • It is well known that this name (rocos) was given on account of practical ability; and in accordance with this we find that Thales had been occupied with civil affairs, and indeed several instances of his political sagacity have been handed down.

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  • Many anecdotes, amusing rather than instructive, are related of him, which have been handed down by Diogenes Laertius and other writers.

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  • At the close of that war it was handed over to Austria; and under Austria it remained till the Napoleonic campaign of 1796.

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  • One turning-point in the rivalry was the treaty of Utrecht (1713), by which France gave up to Savoy the districts (all forming part of the Dauphine, and lying on the Italian slope of the Alps) of Exilles, Bardonneche, Oulx, Fenestrelles, and Chateau Dauphin, while Savoy handed over to France the valley of Barcelonnette, situated on the western slope of the Alps and forming part of the county of Nice.

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  • After treating in vain for a marriage between one of his sons and Mary, daughter and heiress of Charles the Bold, duke of Burgundy, Albert handed over the government of Brandenburg to his eldest son John, and returned to his Franconian possessions.

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  • But they were compelled to abandon all claim to the Spanish Netherlands, which were formally handed over to the United Provinces, as trustees, to be by them, after the conclusion of a satisfactory barrier treaty, given up to the emperor, of European politics.

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  • Belgium was regarded too much in the light of an annexed territory, handed over to Holland as compensation for the losses sustained by the Dutch in the revolutionary and Napoleonic wars.

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  • On the 5th of November their combined fleets sailed for the coast of Holland, and, on the 18th, a French army of 60,000 men, under the command of Marshal Gerard, crossed the Belgian frontier to besiege French Antwerp. The Dutch garrison capitulated on the 23rd of December, and on the 31st the town was handed over to the Belgians, and the French troops withdrew across the frontier.

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  • Its resistance was punished by the destruction of its walls and the banishment of its town councillors to Etruria, while their lands were handed over to Roman colonists.

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  • They in their turn handed the city over to the French, but the imperial forces succeeded in retaking it by storm (1636).

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  • still continued to be active; but in 1184 he handed over the regency to Raymund of Tripoli, and in 1185 he died.

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  • The plan of the city is rectangular, and the streets intersect at right angles, a peculiarity handed down from Roman times, though the area enclosed by the medieval walls is larger than that of the Roman town,, which occupied the eastern portion of the present one.

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  • As already suggested, it cannot be allowed that Hobbes falls into any regular succession from Bacon; neither can it be said that he handed on the torch to Locke.

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  • Charles, on his part, solemnly, craved pardon for the murder of John the Fearless through the mouth of the dean of the church in Paris, and handed over to the duke the counties of Macon, Auxerre, Bar-sur-Seine and Ponthieu, and the towns on and near the Somme (Roye, Montdidier, Peronne), reserving the option of redeeming the Somme towns for 400,000 gold crowns.

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  • On the 12th of April 1465 Philip handed over to his son the entire administration of his 1 This was the singular vow known as "the vow of the pheasant," from the fact that Philip placed his hand solemnly on a pheasant, which had been brought to him by his herald, and vowed that he would fight the Turks and challenge their sultan to single combat.

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  • The votingpaper, furnished with an official stamp, must be placed in an envelope by the elector in a compartment set apart for the purpose in the polling room, and, thus enclosed, be handed by him to the presiding officer.

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  • Henry of Bavaria was handed over to the keeping of the bishop of Utrecht and Carinthia received another duke.

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  • At the same time he handed in the formal protest of Prussia to the federal diet.

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  • These Danish subjects of Germany have elected one member to the Reichstag, whose duty is to demand that they should be handed over to Denmark.

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  • In Prussia, by the Lex Huene, from 1885 to 1895, all that sum paid to Prussia, so far as it exceeded 15 million marks, was handed over to the local authorities in relief of rates.

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  • At the 25th session (4th December 1563) this committee of the council was reported to have completed its work, but as the subject did not seem (on account of the great number and variety of the books) to admit of being properly discussed by the council, the result of its labours was handed over to the pope (Pius IV.) to deal with as he should think proper.

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  • The rite was appointed by Christ, and has been handed down from generation to generation by the boni homines.

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  • Just as at the third scrutiny the early catechumen passed a last examination in the Gospels, Creed and Lord's Prayer, so after their year of abstinence the credens receives creed and prayer; the allocution with which the elder "handed on" this prayer is preserved, and of it the Abbe Guiraud remarks that, if it were not in a Cathar ritual, one might believe it to be of Catholic origin.

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  • Gradually the officials, high and low, subjected to an elaborate system of checks, refused to take any responsibility whatever; and the minutest administrative questions were handed up, through all the stages of the bureaucratic hierarchy, to be shelved and forgotten in the imperial cabinet.

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  • That Sicily and Africa were once joined we know only from modern scientific research; that Sicily and Italy were once joined is handed down in legend.

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  • He thus formed a dominion which has been divided, united and handed over from one prince to another oftener than any other state in Europe, but whose frontier has hardly changed at all.

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  • No administrative records were handed over, and very little machinery remained.

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  • In 1798 the city was captured by the French, who were driven out in 1801 by the Turkish and English forces, the city being handed over to the Turks.

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  • To them were handed over 1000 Turks and Circassians to be trained as officers, who later took command of 30,000 Sudanese.

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  • On the 26th of December 1897 the Italian troops handed over Kassala to Colonel Parsons, RA.

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  • Moreover, some 10,000,000, being accumulated surpluses in the hands of the Caisse after meeting the charges of the debt, were handed over to the Egyptian tceasury.

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  • The French emperor, however, preferred to keep Parga, as a convenient gate into the Balkan peninsula, and it remained in French occupation until March 1814, when the Pargiots rose against the garrison and handed the fortress over to the British to save it from falling into the hands of Ali, who had bought the town from the French commander, Cozi Nikolo, and was closely investing it.

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  • On the 17th of October the charter, which the king had sworn to observe twelve years before, was solemnly handed back to him at the palace, Frederick III.

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  • Thence he was handed over to Cardinal Beaton, who had him burnt at St Andrews on March 1.

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  • Designs intended to be cut on wood, on the other hand, were usually drawn by the artist on the block and handed over for cutting to a class of workmen- Formschneider or Briefmaler - especially devoted to that industry.

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  • Bosnia and Herzegovina were handed over to Austrian administration; under a subsequent convention with Turkey, Austria sent troops into the sanjak of Novibazar.

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  • The administration of the fund was handed over to a body of trustees, who devote the annual income (L100,000) partly to the payment of students' fees and partly to buildings, apparatus, professorships and research.

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  • Under the act of 1899 the University College of Dundee was incorporated with St Andrews University, and Queen Margaret College became a part of the university of Glasgow, the buildings and endowments, used for women students exclusively, being handed over to the University Court.

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  • Thus the Dalriadic Scots had handed on the gift of Irish Christianity, with such literature as accompanied it in the shape of Latin, and reading and writing, to the northern English from Forth to Humber.

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  • He was taken near Glasgow, in his own country, and handed over to England by Sit John Menteith, sheriff of Dumbartonshire.

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  • In June Angus had prepared forces to punish the Border raiders, and James, rightly or wrongly, seems to have suspected that he was to be handed over bodily to his royal uncle.

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  • His possessions were handed over to Bothwell.

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  • They sat at long tables, the elders read the words of institution and prayed, and passed a loaf round from which each broke off a bit and ate, the wine being handed round in flagons.

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  • For a generation or two the books so put together were handed down by memory, though probably written memoranda were also used.

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  • This is very suggestive as to the way in which the earliest Buddhist records were gradually built up. The suttas came first embodying, in set phrases, the doctrine that had to be handed down.

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  • These were handed on, from mouth to mouth, in the small companies of the brethren or sisters.

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  • Thus land is handed down through successive generations under the nominal control of the recognized head of the clan.

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  • At the end of the season the net amount of cheese produced by milk from each cow is handed over to the owner of that particular cow, and is carried down by him to his home in the valley from the hut (a small building on four stone legs to secure the contents from mice) wherein the cheeses have been stored since they were made - this hut is called a Speicher.

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  • On arriving at the Galapagos Islands the flag of Ecuador was replaced by that of Japan and the vessel handed over to the representatives of that nation sent for the purpose.

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  • On the 31st of August 1901 General Alfaro peacefully handed over the presidency to his elected successor, General Leonidas Plaza.

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  • To the 4th century also perhaps belongs a series of apocalyptic pieces and homilies which have been handed down under the name of Ephraem.

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  • One of the most interesting apocalypses is the Jewish History of Daniel, handed down in Persian.3 This whole type of prophecy reached the West above all through the Pseudo-Methodius, which was soon translated into Latin.

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  • The natural consequence of this, indeed, was that when they declined, even as laymen, to be reconciled to the Church, they were handed over to the secular power to be burned.

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  • It shows us the Lord Jesus entering on the mission predicted by the Baptist without declaring Himself to be the Messiah; attracting the multitudes in Galilee by His healing power and His unbounded sympathy, and at the same time awakening the envy and suspicion of the leaders of religion; training a few disciples till they reach the conviction that He is the Christ, and then, but not till then, admitting them into the secret of His coming sufferings, and preparing them for a mission in which they also must sacrifice themselves; then journeying to Jerusalem to fulfil the destiny which He foresaw, accepting the responsibility of the Messianic title, only to be condemned by the religious authorities as a blasphemer and handed over to the Roman power as a pretender to the Jewish throne.

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  • In 1569 Barnim handed over his duchy to his grand-nephew, John Frederick, and died at Stettin on the 2nd of June 1573.

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  • Though he received a large income, he was so improvident that he was frequently in want, and on the 22nd of February 1822 the legislature of Maryland passed a remarkable resolution - the only one of the kind in American history - requiring every lawyer in the state to pay an annual licence fee of five dollars, to be handed over to trustees appointed "for the appropriation of the proceeds raised by virtue of this resolution to the use of Luther Martin."

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  • I, 4) and by him handed over to Andromachus (Curtius iv.

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  • Baron de Rothschild has invested large sums in Jewish colonies, but at the commencement of the present century he handed over their administration to the Jewish Colonization Association.

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  • Monumental works, such as his statue of Queen Victoria at Winchester and his work at Windsor, may be handed down as his greatest achievements, but judged as art metal-work, his smaller productions, such as the centrepiece presented by the army and navy to Queen Victoria on her Jubilee, have been more important.

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  • They were thirty-four in number, among which was an albino, and had been sent to that institution, together with a few other animals, by order of Marshal Forey, who was appointed commander-in-chief of the French expeditionary force to Mexico after the defeat of General Lorencez at Puebla (May 5th, 1862), and returned to France at the end of 1863, after having handed over the command to Marshal (then General) Bazaine.

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  • The form of the iota, and even the style of ornamentation, has been handed down unaltered from the earliest times.

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  • The indigenous methods of smelting the ore, which are everywhere the same, and have been handed down unchanged through countless generations, yield a metal of the finest quality in a form well suited to native wants.

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  • received Bombay from Portugal as part of the Infanta Catherine's dowry, but effective possession was not taken until 1665, and in 1668 Charles handed the island over to the company.

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  • The provinces of Allahabad and Kora, forming the lower part of the Doab, were handed over to Shah Alam himself, who in his turn granted to the company the diwani or financial administration of Bengal, Behar and Orissa, together with the Northern Circars.

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  • On the 26th he met Victor Emmanuel at Teano and hailed him king of Italy, and subsequently handed over his conquests to him.

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  • The difficulty of securing proper officials gradually resulted in the more important civil functions being handed over to the friars, who frequently exercised a benevolent despotism.

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  • Having handed over the duties of government to David, the Steward escaped from the battle of Neville's Cross in 1346, and was again chosen regent while the king was a captive in England.

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  • The official history of the Omayyads, as it has been handed down to us, is coloured by Abbasid feeling to such an extent that we can scarcely distinguish the true from the false.

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  • Neoplatonism had accepted the Aristotelian logic with its sharper definition than anything handed down from Plato, and, except the logic of the Sceptics, there was no longer any rival discipline of the like prestige.

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  • His influence on his successors has rather lain in the general stimulus of his enthusiasm for experience, or in the success with which he represents the cause of nominalism and in certain special devices of method handed down till, through Hume or Herschel, they affected the thought of Mill.

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  • It is deservedly, nevertheless, that Mill's applied logic has retained its pride of place amid what has been handed on, if in modified shape, by writers, e.g., Sigwart, and Professor Bosanquet, whose theory of knowledge is quite alien from his.

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  • When the tablets containing the vows to be offered for the welfare of the state during the next lustrum were handed to him, he left the duty of reciting them to Tiberius, saying that he would not take vows which he was never destined to perform.

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  • The priest now throws some grains of rice upon the heads of the married pair in token of wishing them abundance; bouquets of flowers are handed to the assembled guests, and rosewater is showered upon them.

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  • On his refusal, he was handed over to his superiors and imprisoned in the citadel of Amiens and afterwards at Vincennes.

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  • Poetry, philology, philosophy all flourished under his encouragement, and his name was handed down to posterity as the first of the many Spanish Jews who combined diplomatic skill with artistic culture.

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  • This mysterious language, despite the existence of more than 6000 inscriptions, and the publication in 1892 of a book written in the language and handed down to us by the accident of its use to pack an Egyptian mummy, remains as obscure as ever, but apparently it underwent very great phonetic changes at an early period, so that the voiced mutes B, D, G disappeared.

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  • The Council of Trent, while it commands all bishops to teach "the sound doctrine of purgatory handed down by the venerable fathers and sacred councils," bids them exclude from popular addresses all the "more difficult and subtle questions relating to the subject which do not tend to edification."

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  • A couple is said to be right or left handed with reference to the observer, according to the direction in which it tends to turn the body, and is a driving couple or a resisting couple according as its tendency is with or against that of the actual rotation.

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  • On the one hand, it seemed to follow from the existence of such a family that Homer was a mere " eponymus," or mythical ancestor; on the other hand, it became easy to imagine the Homeric poems handed down orally in a family whose hereditary occupation it was to recite them, possibly to add new episodes from time to time, or to combine their materials in new ways, as their poetical gifts permitted.

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  • Arguments have been founded upon the descriptions of the blind singers in the Odyssey, with their songs inspired directly by the Muse; upon the appeals of the poet to the Muses, especially in such a place as the opening of the Catalogue; upon the Catalogue itself, which is a kind of historical document put into verse to help the memory; upon the shipowner in the Odyssey, who has " a good memory for his cargo," &c. It may be answered, however, that much of this is traditional, handed down from the time when all poetry was unwritten.

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  • In 1093 they surrendered their island to the bishop of St Andrews in return for perpetual food and clothing, but Robert, who was bishop in 1144, handed over all their vestments, books, 2 and other property, with the island, to the newly founded Canons Regular, in which probably the Culdees were incorporated.

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  • At the very time his father died, the news was on its way to Constantinople that the Turkish army had been signally defeated at Nezib by that of the rebel Egyptian viceroy, Mehemet Ali; and the Turkish fleet was at the same time on its way to Alexandria, where it was handed over by its commander, Ahmed Pasha, to the same enemy, on the pretext that the young sultan's advisers were sold to Russia.

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  • On the outbreak of the Catilinarian conspiracy, Antonius was obliged to lead an army into Etruria, but handed over the command on the day of battle to Marcus Petreius, on the ground of ill-health.

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  • The cathedral churches of St Giles, Edinburgh, and of Brechin and Dunblane, the abbey church of Paisley and the Church of the Holy Trinity, St Andrews, have been restored; and the abbey of Iona, handed over to the Church of Scotland by the duke of Argyll, is now once more fitted up for worship.

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  • Even after the discussion of the case with Bacon, he would not give his opinion until the others had handed in theirs.

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  • On the 30th of April his " confession and humble submission " 9 was handed in.

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  • In the first place, natural antagonism might be looked for from the two opposed sects, the one of whom, in despair of knowledge, maintained that all science was impossible; while the other, resting on authority and on the learning that had been handed down from the Greeks, declared that science was already completely known, and consequently devoted their energies to methodizing and elaborating it.

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  • He took part in Cleomenes' second expedition to Aegina, on which ten hostages were seized and handed over to the Athenians for safe custody: for this he narrowly escaped being surrendered to the Aeginetans after Cleomenes' death.

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  • She accordingly stabbed herself with a dagger, which she then handed to him with the words, "Paetus, it does not hurt" (Paete, non dolet; see Pliny, Epp. iii.

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