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hanging Sentence Examples

  • It was always hanging on our wall.

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  • No wonder he keeps hanging around.

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  • "He's a mess," she said to me after hanging up the phone.

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  • I considered hanging up but for some reason delayed.

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  • As in, there are the two of you being lovey-dovey and happy, and me hanging out by the bushes.

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  • I added a thank-you before hanging up.

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  • Jared exclaimed, hanging his hands through the bars in his cell.

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  • This one showed a determined kitty hanging from a tree branch and always made her smile, even when she was hung-over.

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  • Curious, A'Ran neared, hanging back as his other two sisters approached.

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  • Popping it open, she started hanging their things in the closet.

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  • Hanging on to this place and working it like a cowboy.

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  • Earlier, I've walked the perimeter of the property and noted multiple places of easy access, via trees, with low hanging limbs.

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  • You guys talk about spending overnights, hanging from a hammock sling, half way up some cliff on the other side of the world!

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  • Me standing there half naked, Gladys screaming her fool head off, Edith's body hanging in the middle of the room....

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  • Me standing there half naked, Gladys screaming her fool head off, Edith's body hanging in the middle of the room....

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  • Thanks to the delay caused by this crossing of the wolf's path, the old dog with its felted hair hanging from its thigh was within five paces of it.

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  • Or you wouldn't be hanging out here.

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  • A 55-gallon barrel stood in one corner with rags hanging over the edge.

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  • I was simply hanging upside down too long.

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  • Dean thought about the pictures, especially the one of Dickinson Faust standing next to his Jeep, with the woman's sweater hanging over the seat.

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  • And try not to dream about hanging women.

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  • Inside the coup, she dumped the pellets into the hanging feeder.

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  • Inside the coup, she dumped the pellets into the hanging feeder.

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  • Her enormous figure stood erect, her powerful arms hanging down (she had handed her reticule to the countess), and only her stern but handsome face really joined in the dance.

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  • Jonathan was watching them, his mouth hanging open.

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  • There's this God-given gift hanging up there like a paper moon that only the five of us can make happen.

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  • The click of A'Ran hanging up was audible.

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  • I was reaching for his hanging suit when I heard an automobile roll up the driveway.

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  • Hanging on to this place and working it like a cowboy.

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  • She fingered the small teal evening purse hanging around her wrist, where her cell phone was.

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  • She pivoted around, as far as her seatbelt allowed, practically hanging over the seat as she looked out the back window.

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  • "What brought you back?" was the next question, and Dorothy's eye rested on an antlered head hanging on the wall just over the fireplace, and caught its lips in the act of moving.

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  • Anatole kept on refilling Pierre's glass while explaining that Dolokhov was betting with Stevens, an English naval officer, that he would drink a bottle of rum sitting on the outer ledge of the third floor window with his legs hanging out.

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  • Then she slipped down among the flowerpots on the other side of the tubs and stood, hanging her head.

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  • All became silent and turned to look at the pale tear-worn Anna Mikhaylovna as she entered, and at the big stout figure of Pierre who, hanging his head, meekly followed her.

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  • "Wait a bit, here's a letter for you," said the old man suddenly, taking a letter addressed in a woman's hand from a bag hanging above the table, onto which he threw it.

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  • For not dilly-dallying and not hanging to a woman's apron strings.

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  • Kutuzov sat up with one leg hanging down from the bed and his big paunch resting against the other which was doubled under him.

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  • "Look out, your soles will fly off!" shouted the red-haired man, noticing that the sole of the dancer's boot was hanging loose.

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  • I don't want a shadow hanging over him.

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  • That was the last thing she remembered until she opened her eyes again and found all three of them hanging over her.

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  • For a few moments the car hung there, the back half solidly on the ground, the front hanging precariously over the cliff.

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  • In fact, they appeared to be hanging on her every word – waiting impatiently for the answer.

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  • He glanced at her then back, hanging up the phone.

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  • There, amid a cluster of floats, Boy Scouts and ballerinas, four of Fred's lady friends were in the final stages of hanging bunting about a beautiful old touring car whose vintage or name Dean couldn't identify.

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  • Her hands were rubbing her sweater absently, her silver-white hair long and loose, hanging almost to the small of her back.

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  • A nurse was hanging an IV on the other bed and glanced up.

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  • But if he hadn't killed Logan that night, what was he doing hanging around a dead body?

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  • Nothing safer than hanging out with someone who can.t be killed.

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  • Her hands were rubbing her sweater absently, her silver-white hair long and loose, hanging almost to the small of her back.

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  • Nothing safer than hanging out with someone who can.t be killed.

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  • Under the cloud of war, it is humanity hanging itself on a cross of iron.

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  • In fact, it's likelier that kids of that day were forbidden by proper parents from hanging out at the Globe Theater.

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  • Walking so fast that it created a breeze that caught the loose hair hanging down her back, she turned her ankle slipping off her sandals.

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  • Molly woke me with a rib crushing hug as she pointed to a single star-like dot of light gloriously hanging above us!

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  • Stopping her seemed not to enter Dean's mind as she placed a chair in the middle of the room, looking up to make sure it was directly beneath the hanging brass fixture.

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  • You made your feelings for Alex clear at the wedding - hanging all over each other and making eyes at each other across the room.

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  • She was hanging from the stanchion and suffocating.

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  • He put pressure on his injured leg with a grimace but gestured towards the unconscious soldier hanging between two others.

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  • Lana opened her wardrobe and looked at the fed uniforms hanging within.

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  • Lights blinded him and there were several blurry faces hanging over his.

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  • The warehouse had been divided up with hanging blankets into a maze of hallways and personal rooms.

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  • The lanterns hanging from the warehouse ceiling were all lit.

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  • The tree obliged and lowered one of the low hanging branches to Toby's level.  He plucked a few of the red, tart berries and popped them in his mouth.

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  • Rhyn opened the door, surprised to find the jailer's room empty.  He'd expected Jared at least.  He closed the door quietly behind him.  He snatched the talisman hanging near the door, the one that freed inmates from their cells.  He ignored the quickening of his pulse as he entered the familiar cell block.

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  • Hanging my head, I walked back to my room, and climbed in bed.

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  • She thanked him again and wished him a safe return trip before hanging up.

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  • "That's why I'm hanging on to it," Hunter answered.

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  • As Dean began to search the cards, a teenaged boy entered with a girl no more than 16 or 17 hanging on his arm.

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  • Fred came in just as Dean was hanging up.

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  • Before Dean finished hanging up his coat, pouring a cup of over-brewed coffee and settling in his chair, Rita Angeltoni dropped a pile of telephone messages on his desk.

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  • Fred was still hanging on to the trashcan when the bartender, two painters and Dean, still nursing his head and his elbow, reached him.

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  • Dean felt ill at ease in Cynthia Byrne's bedroom, spying on her world, seeing the small rainbow of dresses hanging in her closet, sharing space with suits and shirts looking as if they were awaiting the return of Jeffrey Byrne.

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  • Without the specter of Jeffrey Byrne hanging over him, Dean could have enjoyed the festivities even more.

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  • He left the sentence hanging and winked at her.

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  • Brutus came running out of nowhere, his tail curled in its alert position and his big tongue hanging out.

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  • She lifted her brows and lowered the receiver, hanging up again.

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  • He left the sentence hanging, as if it were too horrible to put into words.

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  • He left the sentence hanging.

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  • He shut the door and shucked his coat, hanging it on the chair before turning to her with open arms.

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  • He pushed away his breakfast dishes and stared out the patio doors at the low hanging clouds.

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  • Ten O'clock found her hanging over the telephone, her cell phone on her hip.

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  • Not with this unsolved issue hanging over their head.

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  • In his hand were the two booties, with their tassels hanging.

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  • He left and walked through the snowstorm to the Realtor sign hanging at the end of the long driveway.

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  • Jenn sucked in deep breaths, hanging onto Darian's words.

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  • Never again would he come running up to meet her, his big tongue hanging out as he gave her a huge doggie smile.

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  • In a moment Alex slid over the edge of the bluff, hanging on to a rope.

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  • He stared at her, his mouth hanging open for a moment.

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  • I have some hanging plants I've been trying to get rid of that would look great on your front porch.

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  • The sun was bathing the cabin in orange by the time she had finished cleaning and hanging her clothes.

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  • Megan stood and smiled a genuine welcome as Clara emerged from the car, carrying two large hanging plants.

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  • Within seconds, the woman was hanging off of Xander's arm, throwing herself at him.

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  • Toni was hanging off Xander while Laurencio snapped a flurry of pictures.

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  • You definitely don't want him finding out you're hanging out with me, Jenn said.

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  • You hanging in there?

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  • velutinus, a slender, ringless, hollow-stemmed, blackgilled fungus, common in gardens and about dung and stumps; it is about the size of a mushroom, but thinner in all its parts and far more brittle; it has a black hairy fringe hanging round the edge of the cap when fresh.

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  • Visitors are shown the "Church of the Annunciation" with caves (including a fragment of a pillar hanging from the ceiling, and said to be miraculously supported) which are described as the scene of the annunciation, the "workshop of Joseph," the "synagogue," and a stone table, said to have been used by Christ.

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  • A small light sphere hanging from the end of 30 or 40 ft.

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  • In this case the chain is not coiled, but simply passes over the lifting wheel, the free end hanging loose.

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  • 19 depicts a combination of a traveller and a hanging jib crane.

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  • This arrangement is still employed, a hook being attached to the switch lever so that the mere hanging up of the telephone puts the bell in circuit.

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  • At Saluzzo in Piedmont there is a stock with hanging ears, arched face and tall stature, kept for its dairy qualities; and in the Biellese the merino breed is maintained by some of the larger proprietors.

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  • According to Sharp, all Dermestid larvae probably feed on dried animal matters; he mentions one species that can find sufficient food in the horsehair of furniture, and another that eats the dried insect-skins hanging in old cobwebs.

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  • Mirabeau first set to work to get the sentence of death still hanging over him reversed, and by his eloquence not only succeeded in this but got M.

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  • Even in summer cold and thick fogs are often seen hanging over the rivers, and clinging to the lower parts of the hills, and hoar-frosts are by no means unknown even in June and July.

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  • Mill remarks that the uncertainty hanging over the very elements of moral and social philosophy proves that the means of arriving at the truth in those sciences are not yet properly understood.

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  • Another aphis of importance is the woolly aphis (Schizoneura lanigera) of the apple and pear: it secretes tufts of white flocculent wool often to be seen hanging B D E humuli).

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  • The gnat larva, for example, breathes at the tail-end, hanging head-downwards from the surface-film.

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  • 7) already speaks of the earth as " hanging upon nothing."

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  • The English setter should have a silky coat with the hair waved but not curly; the legs and toes should be hairy, and the tail should have a bushy fringe of hairs hanging down from the dorsal border.

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  • Even the careless Charles was moved to issue an order to the colony which effectually stopped the hanging of the Quakers for their religion, though it by no means put an end to the persecution of the body in New England.

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  • The greater part of the animal is covered with long brown hair, thick, matted and curly on the shoulders, so as to give the appearance of a hump, but elsewhere straight and hanging down - that of the sides, back and haunches reaching as far as the middle of the legs and entirely concealing the very short tail.

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  • The Russians had not waited for the formal declaration of war; and on the very day that this was notified by the hanging out of the horse-tails before the Seraglio at Constantinople a Russian army under Marshal Munnich stormed the ancient wall that guarded the isthmus of the Crimea.

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  • a large piece of stuff with a hole for the head to go through, hanging in ample folds round the body.

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  • An Orthodox bishop, vested for the holy liturgy, wears over his cassock - (i) the rnxcipcov, or alb (q.v.); the E7nrpay,Acov, or stole (q.v.); (3) the a narrow stuff girdle clasped behind, which holds together the two vestments above named; (4) the E7 n, uaviexa, liturgical cuffs, corresponding, possibly, to the pontifical gloves of the West;' (5) the i 7rtyovarcov, a stiff lozengeshaped piece of stuff hanging at the right side by a piece of riband from the girdle or attached to the o-AKKos, the equivalent of the Western maniple (q.v.); (6) the like the Western dalmatic (q.v.), worn instead of the 4acv6Acov, or chasuble; (7) the c?µocp6pcov, the equivalent of the Western pallium (q.v.).

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  • orarium, see Stole) hanging over his left shoulder.

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  • The washed product contains in its pores a notable proportion of water, which is removed by hanging the rubber for some days in a warm room.

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  • 7), so called from the seal-like scars on the rhizome of stems of previous seasons, the hanging flowers of which contain no honey, but are visited by bees for the pollen.

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  • There is but one cactus indigenous to Natal; it is found hanging from perpendicular rocks in the midlands.

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  • It ' The crowning atrocities, which the Magyars have never wholly forgiven, were the shooting and hanging of the " Arad Martyrs " and the execution of Batthyany.

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  • Most interesting of these is the dagger or sword, always very short, save in the latest graves, and distinguished by a heart-shaped guard marking the juncture of hilt and blade; its sheath is also characteristic, having a triangular projection on one side and usually a separate chape: these peculiar forms were necessitated by a special way of hanging the dagger from two straps that it might not interfere with a rider's movements.

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  • A considerable length of the toga was allowed to hang from the left shoulder; the remainder was passed round the body so as to rise like a baldric (balteus) from the right hip to the left shoulder, being folded over in front (the fold was called sinus), then brought round the back of the neck so that the end fell over the right shoulder; the hanging portion on the left side was drawn up through the sinus, and bulged out in an umbo (Plate, fig.

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  • While it is always desirable to provide large working-places, the size of the working-place is limited by the thickness and Size of strength of the overlying beds forming the roof Working- or hanging wall of the mine.

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  • This plan has the advantage of requiring little or no timbering when the mineral is strong enough to stand well in the pillars and when the hanging wall is good.

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  • catena, a chain), in mathematics, the curve assumed by a uniform chain or string hanging freely between two supports.

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  • To give a simple instance, hanging to the stereographic projection by putting tan 20=x, ill give a possible state of motion of the axis of the body; and the otion of the centre may then be inferred from (22).

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  • Local intercommunication is provided by an electric tramway line and a novel hanging railway - on the Langen mono-rail system - suspended over the bed of the river, with frequent stations.

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  • It may be the Spanish word for the hanging branches of a vine which strike root in the ground, or the name may have been given from a species of bearded fig-tree.

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  • In other species of the genus the seed germinates on a branch, and the seedling produces clasping roots, and roots which grow downwards hanging like stout cords, and ultimately reaching the ground.

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  • The so-called water cabbage (Pistia Stratiotes) is a floating plant widely distributed in the tropics, and consisting of rosettes of broadish leaves several inches across and a tuft of roots hanging in the water.

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  • hanging by a chain.

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  • in diameter, hanging from a cross-bar connected with the pit-head framing at the surface, and attached to a similar bar at the bottom, which are kept straight by a stretching weight of from 30 cwt.

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  • The casing is held from turning by weights hanging on an attached arm.

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  • P and p may be measured directly by leading the belt round two freely hanging guide pulleys, one in the tight, the other in the slack part of the belt, and adjusting loads on them until a stable condition of running is obtained.

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  • It has no legend, but merely a cross hanging from it.

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  • When cordite replaced black powder, and the gun sights and all in front of the gun were no longer obscured by hanging clouds of smoke, it became a desideratum, and, as the automatic sight, it was reintroduced by Sir G.

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  • hanging in two loose bands over the breast; at the present day, according to the Greek rite, the two bands are firmly sewn together, while in the Armenian, Syrian and Coptic rites they have even been amalgamated into a single broad strip with an opening at the top for the head.

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  • The diaconal stole was and continues to be worn usually hanging over the left shoulder, the ends falling straight down before and behind.

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  • These ties are jointed to the hanging chains by pins 20 in.

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  • One half ring is rigidly attached to the tie and one to the hanging chain, so that the wear due to any movement is distributed over the length of the pin.

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  • The commonest method of sacrifice was by hanging the victim on a tree; and in the poem Hdvamfil the god himself is represented as sacrificed in this way.

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  • BES, or Besas (Egyp. Bes or Besa), the Egyptian god of recreation, represented as a dwarf with large head, goggle eyes, protruding tongue, shaggy beard, a bushy tail seen between his bow legs hanging down behind (sometimes clearly as part of a skin girdle) and usually a large crown of feathers on his head.

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  • The festivals at which the hanging of oscilla took place were: (1) The Sementivae Feriae, or sowing festivals, and the Paganalia, the country festivals of the tutelary deities of the pagi; both took place in January.

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  • This has led to the generally accepted conclusion that the custom of hanging these oscilla represents an older practice of expiating human sacrifice.

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  • For the rest of his life Santa-Anna was hanging on the outskirts of Mexico, endeavouring to find an opening to renew his old adventures.

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  • by rail from Algiers is Bufarik (the " hanging well "); pop. 5980.

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  • Till the 18th century the gigantic figures of Axayacatl and his son Montezuma were to be seen carved in the porphyry hill of Chapultepec, but these as well as the hanging gardens have been destroyed, and only the groves of ahuehuete (cypress) remain of the ancient beauties of the place.

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  • The mouth begins as a funnel, continued into a narrow pharynx, which in Flosculariaceae is prolonged intoa slender tube hanging From C. T.

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  • - a, Stephanoceros eichornii in gelatinous tube; b, Acyclus inquietus in gelatinous tube, with eggs; c, Floscularia coronetta in gelatinous tube, with eggs; d, A psilus bucinedax, showing lateral (distal) antennae funnel of mouth hanging into enormous crop, stomach at apical end with gastric glands, anus on postero-ventral surface, large coiled kidneys at proximal end, uniting into median duct; e, Melicerta ringens in tube; f, same, proximal end enlarged, showing a pellet in the cup proximal to the paired lateral antennae; g, Melicerta janus, tube formed of faecal pellets.

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  • Oral funnel produced into a fine tube hanging freely into a pharyngeal cup, containing the uncinate trophi.

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  • Hanging Rock, Ninety-Six, Rocky Mount and other affairs brought their prowess and devotion into notice.

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  • This was Goran Persson, born about 1530, who had been educated abroad in Lutheran principles, and after narrowly escaping hanging at the hands of Gustavus Vasa for some vile action entered the service of his son.

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  • Both British breeds, as well as those from abroad, are frequently ornamented with two tassel-like appendages, hanging near together under the throat.

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  • The Maltese goat has the ears long, wide and hanging down below the jaw.

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  • But when the Agape on one side and paganism on the other receded into a dim past, owing to the enhanced sacrosanctity of the Eucharist and because of the severe edicts of the emperor Theodosius and his successors, the psychological background fell away, and the Eucharist was left isolated and hanging in the air.

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  • The valley floors always join at accordant levels, as is the habit among normally subdued mountains; they thus contrast with glaciated mountains such as the Alps and the Canadian Rockies, where the laterals habitually open as hanging valleys in the side slope of the main valleys.

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  • In New Mexico, if glaciers were formed at all in the high valleys, they were so small as not greatly to modify the more normal forms. In central Colorado and Wyoming, where the mountains are higher and the Pleistocene glaciers were larger, the valley heads were hollowed out in well-formed cirques, often holding small lakes; and the mountain valleys were enlarged into U-shaped troughs as far down as the ice reached, with hanging lateral valleys oii the way.

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  • Lake Chelan, long and narrow, deep set between spurless ridges with hanging lateral valleys, and evidently of glacial origin, ornaments one of the eastern valleys.

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  • The official dress of the acolyte, according to Ordo V., was a close-fitting linen garment (camisia) girt about him, a napkin hanging from the left side, a white tunic, a stole (orarium) and a chasuble (planeta) which he took off when he sang on the steps of the ambone.

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  • That end of each which lies in front of the ovary is called the fimbriated extremity, and has a number of fringes (fimbriae) hanging from it; one of the largest of these is the ovarian fimbria and is attached to the upper or tubal pole of the ovary.

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  • For the landscape gardener, the larch is a valuable aid in the formation of park and pleasure ground; but it is never seen to such advantage as when hanging over some tumbling burn or rocky pass among the mountains.

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  • He wore a goune like an artist's goune with hanging sleeves."

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  • The flat frame is the most gentle in its usage of the silk, but is most costly in labour; whilst the circular frame, being more severe in its action, is not suitable for the thoroughly degummed silks, but on the other hand is best for silks containing much wormy matter, because the silk hanging down into the combing teeth is thoroughly cleansed of such foreign matter, which is deposited under the machine.

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  • On the whole it seems probable that the system of moving electrons, which according to a modern theory constitute the atom, is not directly concerned in thermal radiation which would rather be due to a few more loosely connected electrons hanging on to the atom.

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  • In front was often a hanging panel of embroidered cloth (the frontal; but frontals of wood, ornamented with carving or enamel, &c., are also to be found).

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  • A small body hanging by a string, at rest relatively to the earth, moves relatively to this base uniformly in a circle; that is to say, with constant acceleration directed towards the earth's axis.

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  • The knights then dressed him in distinctive garments, and they then mounted their horses and rode to the hall where the candidate was to receive knighthood; his future squire was to ride before him bareheaded bearing his sword by the point in its scabbard with his spurs hanging from its hilt.

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  • Devoted, however, as were the labours of Boniface and his disciples, all that he and they and the emperor Charlemagne after them achieved for the fierce untutored world of the 8th century seemed to have been done in vain when, in the 9th " on the north and north-west the pagan Scandinavians were hanging about every coast, and pouring in at every inlet; when on the east the pagan Hungarians were swarming like locusts and devastating Europe from the Baltic to the Alps; when on the south and south-east the Saracens were pressing on and on with their victorious hosts.

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  • Both blocks and baskets are usually suspended from the roof of the house, hanging free, so that no accumulation of water is possible.

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  • The payment of rent, customs or duty at regular intervals; a "hanging gale" is an arrear of rent left over after each successive "gale" or rent day.

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  • Close to this an archway crosses the road, bearing a Perpendicular building known as the hanging chapel.

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  • The hanging chapel afterwards became a masonic hall.

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  • All over the forest spread lianas, or monkey-ropes, their usual position being that of immense festoons hanging from tree to tree.

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  • Large Blacks are exceedingly docile, and the ears, hanging well forward over the eyes, contribute materially to a quietness of habit which renders them peculiarly adapted to field grazing.

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  • The Palazzo Municipale, built by Rocco Lurago at the end of the 16th century, once the property of the dukes of Turin, has a beautiful entrance court and a hanging terraced garden fronting a noble staircase of marble which leads to the spacious council chamber.

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  • Sometimes it is a loosely-fitting shutter or windowframe, a hanging drawer-handle, or a lamp-shade which will rattle; the timbers in a roof may creak, or a group of wine-glasses with their rims in contact may chatter.

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  • kaftan, which has hanging sleeves, and reaches nearly to the ankles.

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  • The stone vases were at first of cylindrical forms, with a foot, and ears for hanging.

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  • On two Panathenaic prize vases in the British Museum are figures of racing bigae, in which, contrary to the description given above, the driver is seated with his feet resting on a board hanging down in front close to the legs of his horses.

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  • There fell the king, riddled with arrows, his left hand hanging helpless, his neck deeply gashed by a bill-stroke.

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  • A popular book, Jus Populi Vindicatum (1669), demanded the restoration of the covenants, which meant civil war, the hanging of the bishops, and even applauded assassination by men who had " a call," like Phinehas.

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  • The negotiations were constantly disturbed by Jacobite intrigues with France in favour of James VIII.; by Scottish adherence to the Act of Security, which might give Scotland a king other than a Hanoverian in succession to Anne; and by the hanging of an Englishman, Captain Green, for piracy on a lost Scottish vessel (1705).

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  • The plant is monoecious, producing the staminate (male) flowers in a large feathery panicle at the summit, and the (female) dense spikes of flowers, or " cobs," in the axils of the leaves below, the long pink styles hanging out like a silken tassel.

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  • very large round the waist and hanging in folds, is worn by Pathans, Baluchis, Sindis, Multanis, &c.

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  • The skirt is called lhenga or ghagrc. It is worn mostly in Rajputana hanging in full flounces to the knee or a little below.

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  • MATTING, a general term embracing many coarse woven or plaited fibrous materials used for covering floors or furniture, for hanging as screens, for wrapping up heavy merchandise and for other miscellaneous purposes.

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  • In the case of a chain hanging freely under gravity it is usually convenient to formulate the conditions of equilibrium of a finite portion PQ.

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  • It is a classical problem in the calculus of variations to deduce the equation (9) from the condition that the depth of the centre of gravity of a, chain of given length hanging I I between fixed points must be catenary; it determines the scale of the curve, all cate } stationary (~ 9).

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  • Thus in the case of a weight hanging by a spiral spring the work required to increase the length by x is Vf~Kxdx = 4Kx, whence 3/4Muf + 4Kxi=const., as is easily verified from preceding results.

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  • hanging from a point C of a string ACB whose ends A, B are fixed.

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  • It must suffice here to consider the small oscillations of a chain hanging vertically from a fixed extremity.

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  • Not as heretics, by burning, but as traitors, by hanging, drawing and quartering.

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  • Under this head fall the following: - Fasting, or abstention from certain meats and drinks; denial of sexual instinct; subjection of the body to physical discomforts, such as nakedness, vigils, sleeping on the bare ground, tattooing, deformation of skull, teeth, feet, &c., vows of silence to be observed throughout life or during pilgrimages, avoidance of baths, of hair-cutting and of clean raiment, living in a cave; actual self-infliction of pain, by scourging, branding, cutting with knives, wearing of hair shirts, fire-walking, burial alive, hanging up of oneself by hooks plunged into the skin, suspension of weights by such hooks to the tenderer parts of the body, self-mutilation and numerous other, often ingenious, modes of torture.

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  • But Danby purposely delayed; an impeachment was hanging over his head, and anything which took men's minds off that was welcome.

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  • Gallt, in North Wales a steep slope; in South Wales a hanging wood - Galltyfyrddin, Penyrallt.

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  • under the hanging but fixed horizontal plane, called the platen, which gave the necessary impress when screwed down by the aid of the movable bar.

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  • "The articles manufactured from jute are principally (I) gunny bags; (2) string, rope and cord; (3) kampa, a net-like bag for carrying wood or hay on bullocks; (4) chat, a strip of stuff for tying bales of cotton or cloth; (5) dola, a swing on which infants are rocked to sleep; (6) shika, a kind of hanging shelf for little earthen pots, &c.; (7) dulina, a floor-cloth; (8) beera, a small circular stand for wooden plates used particularly in poojahs; (9) painter's brush and brush for white-washing; (io) ghunsi, a waist-band worn next to the skin; (II) gochh-dari, a hair-band worn by women; (12) mukbar, a net bag used as muzzle for cattle; (13) parchula, false hair worn by players; (14) rakhi-bandhan, a slender arm-band worn at the Rakhi-poornima festival; and (15) dhup, small incense sticks burned at poojahs."

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  • Similarly the Jewish synagogues have each their eternal lamp; while in the religion of Islam lighted lamps mark things and places specially holy; thus the Ka`ba at Mecca is illuminated by thousands of lamps hanging from the gold and silver rods that connect the columns of the surrounding colonnade.

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  • Heriot (De Bry's Collection of Voyages), in his report on Virginia, describes a plant under the same name "with roots as large as a walnut and others much larger; they grow in damp soil, many hanging together as if fixed on ropes; they are good food either boiled or roasted."

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  • The folds are part of an extensive system arranged as if in a festoon hanging southwards between Peshawar and Mount Ararat, but with the outer folds looped up at Sibi so as to form the subsidiary festoon of the Suliman and Bugti Hills.

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  • The botryoidal formations hanging by thousands in Mary's Vineyard resemble mimic clusters of grapes, as the oulopholites resemble roses.

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  • There are numerous varieties of this plant in cultivation, one of the most remarkable of which is the variety pendula, with long, flexible, hanging, cord-like branches; it was discovered in Japan about 1776 by Carl Peter Thunberg, a pupil of Linnaeus, who made valuable collections at the Cape of Good Hope, in the Dutch East Indies and in Japan.

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  • Suppose the chain hanging between A and B to be of very great length, then the tension at A or B will be very great.

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  • - The various phases of germination of spores of Bacillus ramosus (Fraenkel), as actually observed in hanging drops under very high powers.

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  • If a rodlet in a hanging drop of.

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  • - Stages in the development of spores of Bacillus ramosus (Fraenkel), in the order and at the times given, in a hanging drop culture, under a very high power.

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  • - Stages in the formation of a colony of a variety of Bacillus (Proteus) vulgaris (Hauser), observed in a hanging drop. At I I A.M.

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  • Stanhengist, hanging stones), a circular group of huge standing stones (see Stone Monuments), situated on Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire, England, about 7 m.

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  • 4) a structure is found termed a velarium (Ve), which is a flap hanging down from the margin of the umbrella, and which consists of a fold of the subumbral ectoderm containing endodermal canals.

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  • on the loftiest summits, and east of Oshten the crest of the main range is capped with perpetual snow and carries many hanging glaciers, while larger glaciers creep down the principal valleys.

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  • In like manner magic still exists in the civilized world as a survival from the savage and barbaric times to which it originally belongs, and in which is found the natural source and proper home of utterly savage practices still carried on by ignorant peasants in Great Britain, such as taking omens from the cries of animals, or bewitching an enemy by sticking full of pins and hanging up to shrivel in the smoke an image or other object, that similar destruction may fall on the hated person represented by the symbol (Tylor, Primitive Culture, ch.

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  • A person sentenced to death may choose one of two methods of execution - hanging or shooting.

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  • A similar construction is followed for flat roofs, the grades being generally formed in the girder and beam construction, and a flat ceiling secured by hanging from them, with steel straps, a light tier of ceiling beams. The floor beams are tied laterally by rods in continuous lines placed at or above their neutral axis.

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  • In 1872 appeared Three Books of Song, containing translated as well as original pieces, in 1873 Aftermath and in 1875 The Mask of Pandora, and other Poems. Among these "other poems" were "The Hanging of the Crane," "Morituri Salutamus" and "A Book of Sonnets."

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  • The former story has been connected with the sailors' custom of hanging vine leaves, ivy and bunches of grapes round the masts of vessels in honour of vintage festivals.

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  • The feeling caused by the hanging cf these men was deepened by the circumstances of the execution - for the scaffold on which the rebels were simultaneously swung, broke down from their united weight and the men were afterwards hanged one by one.

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  • The Graptoloidea have also been regarded by some as benthonic organisms. A more prevalent view, however, is that the majority were pseudo-planktonic or drifting colonies, hanging from the underside of floating seaweeds; their polyparies being each .suspended by the nema in the earliest stages of growth, and, in later stages, some by the nemacaulus, while others became adherent above by means of a central disk or by parts of their dorsal walls.

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  • It is divided into three main districts, Upper, Middle and Lower Barmen, and is connected, throughout its length, with Elberfeld, by railway, tramway, and a suspended trolley line, hanging over the bed of the Wupper.

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  • In works of art he is generally represented with a large knife, the instrument of his martyrdom, or, as in Michelangelo's "Last Judgment," with his own skin hanging over his arm.

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  • - Blastoidea without interambulacral groups of hydrospire-folds hanging into the thecal cavity.

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  • - A suture, and hanging down into the thecal cavity as Eu blast o i d, respiratory organs (hydrospires).

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  • against the East Anglian insurgents, defeating them at the skirmish of North Walsham, and hanging the local leader Geoffrey Lister, who had declared himself king of the commons (June 25, 1381).

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  • 10, 1414) and hanging most of his lieutenants.

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  • Special adaptations for climbing are exhibited by both pairs of limbs in opossums, and for hanging to boughs in sloths.

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  • In this region occurred the Sioux uprising of 1862, and from this point operations were carried on which eventually resulted in the subjugation of the Indians and the hanging, at Mankato, in December 1862, of 38 leaders of the revolt.

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  • Two curious epithets in this connexion deserve notice: Xvy03Eo a ("bound with withies"), derived from the legend that the image of Artemis Orthia was found in a thicket of withies, which twined round it and kept it upright (Xi yos is the agnus castus, and points to Artemis in her relation to women); and Cura-yxop. vr 7 ("the suspended"), probably a reference to the custom of hanging the mask or image of a vegetation-divinity on a tree to obtain fertility (Farnell, Cults of the Greek States, ii.

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  • Rassam found remains of irrigation works here it might well be the site of the Hanging Gardens.

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  • The Nationalist leader seemed to stand higher than ever, but the writ in the divorce proceedings, brought by Captain O'Shea against his wife, with the Irish leader as co-respondent, was hanging over him.

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  • "On the contrary, when the Assembly is hanging over the precipice, I shall cut the rope."

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  • To the hanging of the brave garrison of Granson the Swiss responded by terrible reprisals at Granson and at Morat (March to June 1476); while the people of Lorraine finally routed Charles at Nancy on the 5th of January 1477, the duke himself falling in the battle.

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  • From Nancy he marched against the Swiss, hanging and drowning the garrison of Granson in spite of the capitulation.

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  • "The humanity of Christ was the bait; the fish, the devil, snapped at it, and was left hanging on the invisible hook, Christ's divinity" (iii.

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  • In the catacombs Christ is never represented hanging on the cross, and the cross itself is only portrayed in a veiled and hesitating manner.

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  • Statues of Christ, especially of him hanging on the cross, inspired the greatest horror and indignation; and this is why none of the graven images of Christ, common before the outbreak of the movement, survive.

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  • or S.E.; in this band of weak rocks were several sheets of hard igneous rock (trap) inclined from the horizontal several degrees, and so resistant that they were not removed but remained to form the " trap ridges " such as West Rock Ridge near New Haven and the Hanging Hills of Meriden.

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  • But Brunhild is ill content; though she saw Siegfried do homage to Gunther at Isenstein she is not convinced, and believes that Siegfried should have been her husband; and on the bridal night she vents her ill humour on the hapless Gunther by tying him up in a knot and hanging him on the wall.

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  • She left the sentence hanging, but he simply turned back to the window.

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  • Popping it open, she started hanging their things in the closet.

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  • I don't want a shadow hanging over him.

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  • Jonathan was watching them, his mouth hanging open.

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  • That was when Mom and Señor Medena started hanging out together anyway - the first time.

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  • That was the last thing she remembered until she opened her eyes again and found all three of them hanging over her.

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  • The peek hole revealed Allen standing on the porch, a cigarette hanging from his lips.

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  • For a few moments the car hung there, the back half solidly on the ground, the front hanging precariously over the cliff.

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  • Walking so fast that it created a breeze that caught the loose hair hanging down her back, she turned her ankle slipping off her sandals.

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  • A 55-gallon barrel stood in one corner with rags hanging over the edge.

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  • In fact, they appeared to be hanging on her every word – waiting impatiently for the answer.

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  • By noon she had the pictures and mirrors on the walls and was hanging the curtains when Cade came in.

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