How to use Holding in a sentence

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  • This time there would be no holding back.

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  • You're holding us up.

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  • They were holding hands.

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  • She started crying and holding her arms up to Carmen.

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  • I don't want to place anyone in harm's way by holding back information but Julie is part of this nightmare and I want to keep peace if possible.

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  • She leaned across him, holding his hat over the glasses as he had shown her.

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  • Still holding her hand, she walked Molly the rest of the way down the stairs.

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  • It said then concentrated on holding onto the book.

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  • She opened the door to find a little Mexican boy holding a package.

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  • Lon asked, holding out his hand.

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  • Relief made the tears she'd been holding begin to fall.

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  • It was half an hour later when she returned, holding Martha's hand as they entered the room.

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  • Dean changed the subject by holding up the shopping bag from his lap.

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  • Cynthia eventually bowed to Martha's sobs and crept into her room, spending most of the dark hours holding the grieving child.

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  • They crept forward, still holding hands although it was cumbersome to do so in the closeness of the passageway.

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  • We were so damned settled it was a given we'd be holding hands in our wheel chairs.

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  • Fred said, holding them up.

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  • He's like holding it over my head.

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  • Cynthia poked her head in later, wondering what was holding up Fred.

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  • She handed Cynthia the package she was holding.

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  • The clerk was holding an extinguisher, shaking and cursing it.

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  • With the second demon holding her, he closed the distance.

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  • You didn't seem to mind me holding you for hours last night on the beach.

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  • He was far too content holding the petite woman he didn't dare trust.

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  • She realized he was holding a tray of food.

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  • Deidre started down the trail, holding out her hands to the pine trees.

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  • Would he be holding her like he was, if he knew?

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  • She reminded herself if he did, he wouldn't be holding her.

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  • I'm holding my breath, hoping none of that shit comes back to bite me, he continued.

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  • She was barely holding her own tears.

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  • Harmony tossed her head towards the death dealer holding Darkyn's daughter.

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  • She was still holding it over his head.

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  • The breath she had been unconsciously holding escaped in a quick sigh.

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  • Instantly he was on top of her, holding her hands down.

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  • Destiny reached for her and Lori took her, holding her close.

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  • He booted it with his toe while holding the rifle at its head.

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  • He grabbed her around the waist and swept her into his arms, holding the basket behind her.

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  • Holding the bill made her hands sweat and her heart beat faster.

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  • The room of the Sanctuary where he materialized consisted of nothing more than a lectern holding a massive book possessed by a long-dead Oracle.

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  • Unlike Logan, this man wouldn't hesitate or complain about holding her on the days when the pain was too much.

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  • She was barely holding it together knowing about Death and the Immortals.

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  • Gabe asked, holding up the compass.

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  • He went to the only portal that glowed black --the portal to Hell --and stepped from the shadow world into the tiny, dark cell holding his friend.

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  • He would stay in this holding cell on the outskirts of Hell until Sasha figured out some new grueling punishment.

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  • She stood in the hallway, staring at the door slammed in her face, holding a fistful of papers she didn't know what to do with.

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  • Katie, you forgot your drink at the bar, Kris said, holding out the iced whiskey to her.

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  • You're holding up well.

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  • Her air supply cut off, she tore at the hand holding her until the skin on his arm fell away to reveal smooth, black skin more akin to a reptile's than a human's.

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  • Her eyes fell to the dark cell holding Rhyn.

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  • She dropped the hair she'd been holding up and wrapped the towel around her tightly.

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  • They made their way to a small group at one side of the bar and squeezed their way into a booth meant for four and already holding four.

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  • He seemed at once disgusted by the fact she was a difficult mortal blood monkey and yet primitively protective, holding her as she quaked after her run-in with a man who wanted to kill her.

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  • She stepped through masses of flesh and body parts, holding her mouth, until she

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  • Toby called, holding out the phone.

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  • He retrieved a small bottle of what looked like perfume and brought it back, holding it out to her.

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  • Jared changed to his human form and held up one hand, holding his back with the other.

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  • The demons couldn.t get near Sasha so long as he had the coffin holding his father.

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  • She whipped around to see Kris standing in the doorway, holding the door open as if debating whether to enter.

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  • He reached into his pocket and withdrew a small black pouch, pouring its contents—two green gems holding the dust of human souls—into his palm.

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  • His chest clenched, and he found himself holding his breath.

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  • I draw and paint, she said, flustered as his gaze stayed on the drawing of them holding hands.

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  • He was more interested in them holding hands and the look on her face, one of admiration.

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  • Caught between consciousness and darkness, she hung limply for a long time, until the man holding her flung her onto a hard floor.

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  • The next depicted the planet, the next a woman holding a knife, then the fountain, a plant, a river.

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  • The small chamber holding the battle planner was silent, and he waved the computer on, unable to hold himself up any longer.

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  • He could picture her, holding the hem of her gown, climbing onto the chair, perhaps even smiling, before kicking it away, and waiting the few agonizing moments until death took her hand and led her to its darkness.

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  • He looked up to see the boy standing above him, holding out a small spiral notebook.

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  • Cynthia followed her husband into the room, holding the Annie Quincy dress in front of her, with a bundle of under garments beneath her arm.

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  • After all, every occasion in the past when he'd gotten in deep do-do with the sheriff, it was for holding back information.

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  • What else are you holding back?

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  • Just then, Edith returned to the room, holding out three crisp one hundred dollar bills, which she thrust toward Claire who reached out and snatched them, without so much as a thank-you, stuffing them in her purse.

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  • Dean opened the door to a bearded man holding a small overnight bag.

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  • She stopped and smiled, holding out the edges of her white dress as if to show it off.

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  • I can't imagine trying to sleep with just a couple of little steel pegs hammered into the rock the only thing holding me from a couple of thousand foot drop!

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  • Gladys Turnbull button-holed two of the climbers and began holding court on one side of the room while devouring a logging crew's share of Cynthia's Toll House cookies.

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  • The teeth enable the climber to scale a vertical wall by holding to the ice while pulling yourself upward.

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  • It's always changing but it has great holding power.

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  • With exaggerated care Cynthia mounted the wooden catwalk atop the penstock, holding Dean's hand tightly.

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  • Cynthia turned on the balls of her feet, still holding the immense knife, waist-high, pointed directly at him.

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  • She turned, still holding the knife.

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  • Jerome Shipton passed Dean in the hall, holding the side of his head, and left the building as Dean hung up the phone.

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  • He caught up with Shipton on the sidewalk where the man was holding a handkerchief to the side of his head while loading gear to his vehicle and chuckling to himself.

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  • I suppose you've got a good reason why you tried to beat the brains out of a guy holding an ice ax, in the middle of the street with a bunch of people watching.

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  • He was holding court with Fred O'Connor in the parlor, a plate of potato chips and a tuna salad sandwich on his ample lap.

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  • They stood there together, holding each other, with her head against his chest, saying nothing, for what seemed like minutes.

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  • They sure didn't cremate the woman, naked as the day she was born, holding on to a fountain pen!

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  • A man opened the metal door and another entered with a tray holding two large, silver goblets.

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  • The man who opened the door pushed Jackson against the wall, holding him easily.

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  • The shopkeeper stood astounded, holding the two suits.

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  • Holding up the suit, she yelled, "Jackson, you will never wear this!"

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  • He thought about how it would feel to sit holding her on the lawn, listening to the Boston Pops.

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  • After eating, they walked some more, holding hands.

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  • Methinks you're holding out on me.

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  • Who's holding out now?

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  • No holding back… all in.

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  • If she had to spend time in the holding room, he wanted her to be as comfortable as possible.

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  • Will you help me get the holding room ready today?

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  • When Sarah returned with the groceries, she found Jackson in the holding room making the bed.

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  • Connor's description of being in the holding cell 'losing his mind and living a nightmare' accurately described his feelings.

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  • She was so warm, holding her felt like being out in the sun.

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  • After enjoying a leisurely lunch at a restaurant on the water, they walked barefoot on the beach holding hands.

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  • They released the heartache they had been holding in and were filled with unencumbered passion, melting into each other as they had the first time, but now neither held any secrets, and neither needed to maintain control.

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  • He took her to the holding cell.

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  • Still holding Jackson's hand, she brought her attention to his palm.

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  • Why do I get the feeling you're holding something back.

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  • The couple spent most of the day quiet, holding each other, staying connected.

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  • They walked in silence to the holding cell.

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  • He slunk down to the holding cell to face the music.

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  • Jackson grabbed Connor's shoulders, held his eyes and ordered, "Get Elisabeth and lock yourselves in the holding room, now."

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  • He pinned her beneath him, holding her arms above her head.

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  • Sarah stood and they headed to the holding room, hand in hand.

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  • The three sat in the kitchenette of the holding cell since Sarah refused to leave Connor, even for a minute.

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  • He found Sarah and Connor on the sofa in the holding cell.

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  • He placed the ring on her finger and they sat holding each other admiring it.

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  • Elisabeth was stoic, always holding her feelings close; and Emily was the effervescent, impulsive optimist.

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  • He sat on the bed, holding her hand to his cheek.

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  • She easily severed the chains holding her other arm and caught him by the neck.

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  • Josh didn't know about the horse ranch, and she wasn't about to tell him - not as long as he was holding the goats over her head like a club.

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  • Alex asked, holding out a hand to help her from the floor.

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  • She nodded, loosing the breath she had been unconsciously holding.

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  • She plopped down in the chair and pulled her socks off, holding her feet up to the stove.

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  • He pushed away from the couch and sauntered over to the stove, holding his hands over its warmth.

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  • Carmen sat up in the bed, holding the sheet securely over her gown.

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  • So why was he holding back?

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  • You're not doing so well at holding your man, either.

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  • Are you and Alex holding hands, here?

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  • What dark secret had he been holding from her that he would be forced to reveal if he knew how she felt about children?

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  • He gave up everything to be with her, and they died quite old, holding hands even in the end.

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  • Lana curled into a ball, holding her arm to her chest.

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  • Her gaze moved to the laser gun and then to the familiar man holding it.

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  • She released the breath she'd been holding and watched him, afraid he'd come back for something else.

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  • The quick wrap is easier, he instructed, holding up each of the products as he spoke.

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  • Brady raised his gun instead, aiming it at the man holding her.

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  • We were holding the world hostage?

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  • He reached into his pocket and withdrew the micro and Horsemen, holding them out to her.

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  • The helicopter lifted away before Brady had two feet in its belly, and the soldier holding her strapped her securely into a seat in the rear while the two of them stood with nonchalance in the center.

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  • We are all that's holding the world together along the river.

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  • He and his team are looking for this little girl, Charlie said, holding up his micro.

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  • It pointed to her other hand – the one holding food cubes - then to the trees.

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  • Finally, he broke through the thatch of branches and leaves blocking most of the sun.  The day was darkening.  In the distance, he saw the massive fortress that was Death's, and he saw the Lake of Souls he'd seen in angel memories.  He saw birds but couldn't see through the jungle to where Katie might be.  The branch holding him swayed in a heavy wind that smelled of rain.

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  • Toby hauled Katie up and tugged her forward.  Katie pulled free and grabbed Deidre just as the earth beneath her collapsed.  Katie slammed to the ground, holding Deidre as tightly as she could.

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  • She held up the hand holding the scenes of demons destroying the mortal world.

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  • In truth, it might not have altered my decision, but it's a little late for holding millennia-old grudges, Kris explained.

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  • He looked at it hard, not sure what to think about holding Kris's soul in his palm.

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  • The motel was an independent, adequate at best, barely holding its own against the national chains.

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  • Dean was down to 11 dollars and change, so he used his Visa card, holding his breath that it wasn't maxed-out while the clerk ran it through the recording machine.

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  • Tom DeLeo had the day off and Andy Sackler was back at the motel holding hands with Vinnie Baratto.

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  • But, if I were guessing, I'd say he's still holding out on us.

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  • Burgess stepped back, holding up his hand in a halting motion.

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  • They're holding a memorial service for Jeffrey Byrne next week.

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  • She finished the drink she was holding in one gulp and crossed to where he was standing.

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  • Although the heavy rain was holding off, there was a feeling it was only a matter of time before the full fury hit.

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  • When Dean returned to the motel, the adjoining doors were open and Cynthia Byrne sat on the edge of her bed with one hand holding a phone and the other with a wet face cloth pressed to her forehead.

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  • She caught up to him at the door, surprising him with the quiet of her bare feet on the carpet and gave him a hug from behind, burying her head against his back and holding on for a long while.

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  • When he returned, Fred was holding down a pad of paper with his elbow and writing with his free hand.

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  • But in spite of the old man's litany of failures, Dean suspected he was holding back some­thing important.

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  • While he had no business clogging up her life with a potpourri of unsubstantiated garbage, it was equally unfair to have a relation­ship while holding back the truth from someone you cared for.

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  • I'll be joining 'em—you'll be holding down the fort here in Parkside, Pennsylvania.

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  • Got it! he exclaimed, holding what Dean presumed were Cynthia's car keys.

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  • Mrs. Reynolds joined them, holding up a large plastic container.

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  • She swung out and at the precise moment, let go, holding her nose and plunging into the water feet first.

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  • She backed away from him, holding his gaze.

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  • They took their place at the cake, Alex holding her hand steady as she cut the first piece of cake.

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  • His arms rested loosely on her waist, his hands holding hers captive.

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  • The difficult task of rounding her up and holding her down wasn't his greatest concern about an examination.

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  • The line clicked, but she stood there holding the telephone.

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  • Let's go down to your old house and see how it's holding up.

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  • He mounted Ed and kicked his foot out of the stirrup, holding a hand down for her.

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  • He laughed shortly, still holding her in his arms.

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  • Ed was prancing sideways, the way he always did when Alex was holding him in.

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  • I thought about it and realized I was merely accepting it — and holding it over your head.

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  • There he sat, holding her in his arms as if she were a child.

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  • He cradled her in silence, holding her close.

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  • Finally he squeezed her hand, his gaze holding hers.

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  • Holding her head elevated, as Mums had instructed, he offered the bottle.

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  • The gateway between worlds is barely holding up.

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  • He turned to see Yully in the hallway outside the study, holding one of the dozen cats they'd adopted.

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  • When she neither rejected nor attacked him, he lay down beside her and wrapped an arm around her, holding her tightly against him.

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  • Darian tried hard not to think about holding her body against his in his own bed.

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  • Sofi dropped to her knees, holding her stomach.

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  • Yully moved away from him, holding out her arms as she drained the surrounding area of magic.

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  • Jenn was holding her own, even without her magic.

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  • He lifted his chin to the men holding Taran in place, and they released him.

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  • The line of warriors appeared to be holding.

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  • He hunched over the book, rereading every passage, holding his breath as he turned each page.

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  • Holding them out in front of her, she stepped forward until a boulder the size of her foot tripped her.

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  • Sirian staggered to his feet, holding his head.

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  • Vara hurried to close the iron door while Hilden rushed to the cell holding Memon.

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  • At that point Jonathan came into the kitchen with Matthew holding on to one hand and Natalie clinging desperately to the hand on his short arm.

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  • Was she holding him back?

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  • She stared at him for a moment, unconsciously holding her breath.

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  • Rob was holding a bloody cloth over his nose.

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  • It was Destiny this time, and Jonathan stood beside her, holding Matthew.

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  • How is Alondra holding up?

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  • She fell to her knees, still holding her ears, and a sob forced its way through her constricted throat.

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  • He took a jar lid from the cupboard and lit a match, holding it on the bottom of the candle until it began to melt.

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  • She slid her hands further back on the handle, as she had seen him holding it.

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  • After a moment he held her away from him and gazed down into her face, his eyes warm and still holding a touch of humor.

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  • And, he went on, holding up a hand when she started to protest.

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  • Justin stopped in front of him, still holding her hand captive.

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  • You have become the only thing holding him back.

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  • Of course the control freak would choose a pose where he was holding her down with the sheer size of his body, her hands pinned by her head.

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  • Xander was silent for a long moment, holding her gaze.

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  • He'd been holding her down when he put them on, puzzling her as to how he did put them on.

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  • Jessi panicked as the guy holding her whipped out a knife.

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  • She opened her mouth to scream, but the goon holding her clapped his hand over it.

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  • He kissed her shoulder and took her arms, holding her wrists over her head with one hand.

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  • I know you talk to him via texts, Xander said, holding out his hand to the woman beside him.

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  • Holding her was enough to calm him.

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  • No person holding a lucrative office under the state or the United States, no salaried officer of a railroad company, and no officer of any court of record is eligible for membership in either house.

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  • Although planned in the shape of a cross, with a square and tower in the middle, the arms of the cross are not straight, the constructor holding the ingenious opinion that, in order to prevent little towns from being taken in at a glance, their streets should be crooked.

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  • In 1832 he was knighted, and after serving as one of the municipal corporations commissioners, became deputykeeper of the public records in 1838, holding this office until his death at Hampstead on the 6th of July 1861.

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  • He now steadily pursued the design of the Restoration, but without holding any private correspondence with the king, and only on terms similar to those proposed in 1648 to Charles I.

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  • A wooden theatre was erected for the occasion, capable of holding 80,000 spectators.

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  • Proceedings of Seventh General Council of the Alliance of Reformed Churches holding the Presbyterian System (Washington, 1899).

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  • His system, while preserving the democratic theory by recognizing the congregation as holding the church power, was in practice strictly aristocratic inasmuch as the congregation is never allowed any direct use of power, which is invested in the whole body of elders.

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  • There were five presbyteries holding monthly meetings and annual visitations of all the congregations within their bounds, and coming together in general synod four times a year.

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  • In addition to the educational work done by the state, communes and private individuals, there exist in France a good many societies which disseminate instruction by giving courses of lectures and holding classes both for children and adults.

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  • Although holding an office of subordinate rank, he was the chief defender of the government in the House of Commons, and during the time that Pitt was in opposition had to bear the brunt of his attacks.

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  • The Barcoo or Cooper's Creek and its tributary streams were traced from the Queensland mountains, holding a south-westerly course to Lake Eyre in South Australia; the Flinders, the Gilbert, the Gregory, and other northern rivers watering the country towards the Gulf of Carpentaria were also explored.

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  • By its enactments, men holding heretical opinions were condemned to the stake, women to be buried alive.

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  • To his translation (1530) of a Latin Chronicle and Description of Turkey, by a Transylvanian captive, which had been prefaced by Luther, he added an appendix holding up the Turks as in many respects an example to Christians, and presenting in lieu of the restrictions of Lutheran, Zwinglian and Anabaptist sects, the vision of an invisible spiritual church, universal in its scope.

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  • Of the three sons of Count Franz, the eldest, Friedrich (1810-1881), entered the diplomatic service; after holding other posts he was in 1850 appointed president of the restored German Diet at Frankfort, where he represented the anti-Prussian policy of Schwarzenberg, and often came into conflict with Bismarck, who was Prussian envoy.

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  • By the common law of England a corpse is not the subject of property nor capable of holding property.

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  • If he bought property belonging to a feudal holding, or to a ward in chancery, he had to return it and forfeit what he gave for it as well.

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  • Teignmouth is not mentioned in the Domesday Survey, but in 1276 what is now West Teignmouth appears as a mesne borough held by the dean and chapter of Exeter; what is now East Teignmouth continuing with the bishop, who was accused in that year of holding in his manor a market which should be held in the borough.

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  • Words spoken to the telephone at one end could be heard by holding the telephone to the ear at the other.

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  • It should also here be noticed that the changes introduced into the holding of the fiefs, whether by altering their boundaries or substituting Frankish for Lombard vassals, were chief among the causes why the feudal system took no permanent hold in Italy.

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  • In November of this year he obtained a renewal of his pension of J350o a year from the post office which he was holding in 1 The title was taken, not from Leeds in Yorkshire, but from Leeds in Kent, 41 m.

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  • In artistic representations, Brahma usually appears as a bearded man of red colour with four heads crowned with a pointed, tiara-like head-dress, and four hands holding his sceptre, or a sacrificial spoon, a bundle of leaves representing the Veda, a bottle of water of the Ganges, and a string of beads or his bow Parivita.

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  • If all knowledge is drawn from experience, statements universal in form are but generalizations, holding within the limits of actual experience, or advanced beyond them at our peril.

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  • In fact, while holding firmly by the former, Bonnet more or less modified the latter in his later writings, and, at length, he admits that a " germ " need not be an actual miniature of the organism, hut that it may be merely an " original preformation " capable of producing the latter.4 But, thus defined, the germ is neither more nor less than the "particula genitalis" of Aristotle, or the "primordium vegetale" or " ovum " of Harvey; and the " evolution " of such a germ would not be distinguishable from " epigenesis."

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  • But it only applies to clerks holding preferment.

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  • Harnack, Julicher and McGiffert, however, agree with Lightfoot, Weiss, Zahn (and early tradition) in holding that the letter is wholly Pauline - a position which is proving more and more acceptable to contemporary scholarship.

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  • Educated at Harrow, Brasenose College, Oxford, and Göttingen, he was elected fellow of Brasenose and in 1884 keeper of the Ashmolean Museum at Oxford, holding this post till 1908.

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  • In the erect position of the leaf the lower side has its cells extremely turgid, and the pulvinus thus forms a cushion, holding up the petiole.

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  • Her hieratic and most general form was still lioness-headed, but a popular form, especially in bronze, was a cat-headed women, often holding in her right hand a lion aegis, i.e.

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  • The abbot seems to have held a market from very early times, and charters for the holding of markets and fairs were granted by various sovereigns from Edward I.

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  • But he felt that his real vocation was philosophy, and after holding for a short time an extraordinary professorship of theology, he became professor of philosophy in 1855.

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  • When, however, Dbllinger and his school in their turn started the Old Catholic movement, Frohschammer refused to associate himself with their cause, holding that they did not go far enough, and that their declaration of 1863 had cut the ground from under their feet.

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  • The Madonna is here depicted with various saints, the archangel Michael and St Maurice holding her mantle, which is extended over the kneeling Gianfrancesco Gonzaga, amid a profusion of rich festooning and other accessory.

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  • After holding a subordinate office (1876) in the department of public works, he became successively prefect of the Tarn (1882) and the Haute-Garonne (1885), and then returned to Paris to enter the ministry of the interior.

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  • He sets the Normans before us as a race specially marked by cunning, despising their own inheritance in the hope of winning a greater, eager after both gain and dominion, given to imitation of all kinds, holding a certain mean between lavishness and greediness - that is, perhaps uniting, as they certainly did, these two seemingly opposite qualities.

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  • The notion of holding land of the king became more prominent than the notion of personal service done to the king; but, as the land was held by the tenure of personal service, the actual relation hardly changed.

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  • But the connexion between nobility and the holding of land comes out in the practice by which the lord so constantly took the name of his lordship. It is in this way that the prefixes de and von, descriptions in themselves essentially local, have become in other lands badges of nobility.

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  • Those who would elsewhere have been counted as the nobility, the bearers of coat-armour bygood right, were hindered from forming a class holding any substantial privilege.

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  • And there is perhaps a reason of a deeper kind for holding Apologetics to the defensive.

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  • Thereafter he returned with seven war canoes, each holding a hundred warriors, priests, stone idols and sacred weapons, as well as native plants and animals.

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  • In this way German influence was enormously increased, and was represented by men of considerable capacity holding the highest official positions, such as Biren, Miinnich and Ostermann.

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  • The seats, holding two persons, are placed transversely on each side of the central passage, and have reversible backs, so that passengers can always sit facing the direction in which the train is travelling.

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  • In Great Britain the mineral trucks can ordinarily hold from 8 to io tons (long tons, 2240 lb), and the goods trucks rather less, though there are wagons in use holding 12 or 15 tons, and the specifications agreed to by the railway companies associated in the Railway Clearing House permit private wagon owners (who own about 45% of the wagon stock run on the railways of the United Kingdom) to build also wagons holding 20, 30, 40 and 56 tons.

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  • On the continent of Europe the average carrying capacity is rather higher; though wagons of less than io tons capacity are in use, many of those originally rated at io tons have been rebuilt to hold 15, and the tendency is towards wagons of 15-20 tons as a standard, with others for special purposes holding 40 or 45 tons.

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  • The rolling stock is constructed either for farm produce or heavy minerals, the latter holding io to 27 cub.

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  • Only a few years later, however, the council of Laodicea forbade the holding of agapes in churches.

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  • With very few exceptions only the name AP/AKHI (with various epithets) occurs on the coins of the Parthian kings, and the obverse generally shows the seated figure of the founder of the dynasty, holding in his hand a strung bow.

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  • In 1845 he entered the ministry of the Church of Scotland, and after holding several livings accepted the chair of divinity at Glasgow in 1862.

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  • The constitution as adopted limited the suffrage to adult white males, but this provision was annulled by the fifteenth amendment to the Federal constitution; and in 1880 amendments to the state constitution were adopted striking out the word " white " from the suffrage clause and adding a new article granting rights of suffrage and office holding without regard to race, colour or previous condition of servitude.

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  • A captain of landsknechts, Fabian by name, holding his long pike crosswise, brought it down with all his force upon the opposing spears, and at the cost of his life made a narrow gap through which the French broke into the mass of the enemy.

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  • Judah was probably holding aloof.

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  • In Germany at the same period the feudal system debarred the Jews from holding land, and though there was as yet no material persecution they suffered moral injury by being driven exclusively into finance and trade.

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  • He was ordained curate of Llandingat, Carmarthen, in 1874, and became warden and headmaster of the college, Llandovery, in 1875, holding this position until 1885, when he accepted the living of Carmarthen.

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  • In the 14th century it passed to the Courtenays, and in 1698 Sir William Courtenay was confirmed in the right of holding court leet, view of frankpledge and the nomination of a portreeve, these privileges having been surrendered to James II.

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  • In 1221 Falkes de Breaute, then custodian of the borough, rendered a palfrey for holding a three days' fair at the feast of All Saints, transferred in 1247 to the feast of St Margaret, and still held under that grant.

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  • The insurrection of dissenters (1708-1711), which was headed by Thomas Carey, who was deputy-governor while the trouble was brewing, was in opposition to the establishment of the Church of England; it was ultimately unsuccessful, the Church was established in 1711, a law was passed which deprived Quakers of the privilege of serving on juries or holding public office, and the establishment was continued until the War of Independence.

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  • He was not content with laying the blame at the door of the effete War Office, but deplored the apathetic way in which the Tsar passed the time at headquarters, without any clear political plan, holding on supinely to formalism and routine, yielding to the spasmodic interference of the Empress.

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  • When Lyons was taken by the army of the Convention in 1793, the father of Ampere, who, holding the office of juge de paix, had stood out resolutely against the previous revolutionary excesses, was at once thrown into prison, and soon after perished on the scaffold.

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  • He was indeed taken in June 1673 while holding a conventicle at Knockdow, and condemned by the privy council to 4 years and 3 months' imprisonment on the Bass Rock and a further 15 months in the Tolbooth at Edinburgh.

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  • His eldest son, George John James, succeeded as 5th earl; his second son was General Sir Alexander Hamilton-Gordon, K.C.B.; his third son was the Reverend Douglas Hamilton-Gordon; and his youngest son Arthur Hamilton, after holding various high offices under the crown, was created Baron Stanmore in 1893.

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  • In 1317 John de Lilleburn, who was holding the castle of Knaresburgh for Thomas duke of Lancaster against the king, surrendered under conditions to William de Ros of Hamelak, but before leaving the castle managed to destroy all the records of the liberties and privileges of the town which were kept in the castle.

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  • Armillary spheres occur in many old sculptures, paintings and engravings; and from these sources we know that they were made for suspension, for resting on the ground or on a table, for holding by a short handle, or either for holding or for resting on a stand.

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  • After holding the living of Wethersfield in Essex he became vicar of Finchingfield in the same county, and in 1636 was reported for " want of conformity."

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  • They are sincerely devout in religion, and feel an awe regarding "the holy Brahmans," holding the life and the person of a Brahman sacred, even though he be a criminal of the deepest dye.

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  • In both 1715 and 1745 Dumfries remained apathetic. Prince Charles Edward indeed occupied the town, holding his court in a building afterwards known as the Commercial Hotel, levying £2000 tribute money and requisitioning 1000 pairs of shoes for his Highlanders, by way of punishing its contumacy.

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  • In 1785 Bentham started, by way of Italy and Constantinople, on a visit to his brother, Samuel Bentham, a naval engineer, holding the rank of colonel in the Russian service; and it was in Russia that he wrote his Defence of Usury.

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  • It represented the goddess, standing in the stiff archaic style, holding a spear in her right hand, in her left a distaff and spindle or a shield.

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  • The arable land was divided into two or, more usually, three fields, which were cut up into strips bounded by balks and allotted to the villagers in such a way that one holding might include several disconnected strips in each field - a measure designed to prevent the whole of the best land falling to one man.

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  • But in nothing was this so apparent as in agriculture; the high prices of produce holding out a great inducement to improve lands then arable, to reclaim others that had previously lain waste, and to bring much pasture-land under the plough.

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  • The owner in fee and life tenant, the occupier, whether of large or of small holding, whether under lease, or custom, or agreement, or the provisions of the Agricultural Holdings Act - all without distinction have been involved in a general calamity."

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  • Though holding good within certain limits only, the law has been found immensely useful.

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  • In vain did Sieyes modify his scheme so as to provide for two consuls, one holding the chief executive powers for war, the other for peace.

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  • Besides holding his powers for life, he now gained the right of nominating his successor.

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  • Early in April he sought to gain the help of ioo,000 Austrian troops by holding out to Francis of Austria the prospect of acquiring Silesia from Prussia.

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  • In the Westminster Assembly a party holding this view included Selden, Lightfoot, Coleman and Whitelocke, whose speech (1645) is appended to Lee's version of the Theses; but the opposite view, after much controversy, was carried, Lightfoot alone dissenting.

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  • A richly caparisoned ass, on which was seated the prettiest girl in the town holding in her arms a baby or a large doll, was escorted with much pomp from the cathedral to the church of St Etienne.

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  • Skandagupta repelled an invasion in 455, but the defeat of the Persians in 484 probably stimulated their activity, and at the end of the 5th century their chief Toromana penetrated to Malwa in central India and succeeded in holding it for some time.

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  • The toleration edicts of Galerius and of Constantine and Licinius were published during his pontificate, which was also marked by the holding of the Lateran synod in Rome (313) at which Caecilianus, bishop of Carthage, was acquitted of the charges brought against him and Donatus condemned.

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  • Venice was soon made to feel the consequences of having become a mainland power, the difficulties entailed by holding possessions which others coveted, and the weakness of a land frontier.

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  • A municipal civil service commission of three members (holding office for three years) is chosen by the president of the board of education, the president of the city council, and the president of the board of sinking fund commissioners; the pay (if any) of these commissioners is set by each city.

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  • The library is supported almost entirely by municipal appropriations, though holding also considerable trust funds ($388,742 in 1905).

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  • Section 47 of the act gives the tenant the same rights to compensation as if his holding had been a holding under the Agricultural Holdings Act 1908 (vide supra).

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  • Compensation was given to market gardeners for unexhausted improvements by the Market Gardeners' Compensation Act 1895 and by the Agricultural Holdings Act 1906 for improvements effected before the commencement of that act on a holding cultivated to the knowledge of the landlord as a market garden, if the landlord had not dissented in writing to the improvements.

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  • A crofter is defined as " a tenant of a holding " - being arable or pasture land, or partly arable and partly pasture land - " from year to year who resides on his holding, the annual rent of which does not exceed £30 in money, and which is situated in a ` crofting parish.'

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  • A Crofters' Commission constituted under the acts has power to fix fair rents, and the crofter on renunciation of his tenancy or removal from his holding is entitled to compensation for permanent improvements.

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  • But the modern Land Acts have readjusted the relation between landlords and tenants, while the Land Purchase Acts have aimed at abolishing those relations by enabling the tenant to become the owner of his holding.

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  • He was opposed to the Covenant of the League of Nations, holding that " either the Covenant involves a surrender of national sovereignty and submits our future destiny to the League, or it is an empty thing, big in name, and will ultimately disappoint all of humanity that hinge its hopes upon it."

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  • Similarly there is a difference of opinion as to the conditions under which the organisms have been mineralized, some holding that the process has taken place at a high temperature and under great pressure; but the lack of practical evidence in nature in support of these views has led many to conclude that petroleum, like coal, has been formed at moderate temperatures, and under pressures varying with the depth of the containing rocks.

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  • Now, however, a miniature torpedo known as a go-devil squib, holding about a quart of nitroglycerin, and having a firing-head similar to that already described, is almost invariably employed.

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  • In America, crude petroleum was at first transported in iron-hooped barrels, holding from 40 to 42 American gallons, which were carried by teamsters to Oil Creek and the Allegheny River, where they were loaded on boats, these being floated down stream whenever sufficient water was present - a method leading to much loss by collision and grounding.

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  • These at first consisted of an ordinary truck on which were placed two wooden tub-like tanks, each holding about 2000 gallons; they were replaced in 1871 by the modern type of tank-car, constructed with a horizontal cylindrical tank of boiler plate.

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  • Such were the forces set in movement by Urban II., when, after holding a synod at Piacenza (March, 10 9 5), and receiving there fresh appeals from Alexius, he moved to Clermont, in the S.E.

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  • But the king had another force in addition to the feudal levy - a paid force of soudoyers, 2 holding fiefs, not of land, but of pay (fiefs de soudee).

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  • It was shortly after this that rumours began to spread of his holding heretical views regarding the sacrament of the eucharist.

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  • It is due to the memory of the judges of Lord Coke's time to say that, at any rate as regards contracts made in partibus transmarinis, the same rule appears to have been applied at least as early as 1544, the judges then holding that "for actions transitory abroad action may lie at common law."

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  • Under the name of "Anti-Masons" able leaders united those who were discontented with existing political conditions, and the fact that William Wirt, their choice for the presidency in 1832, was not only a Mason but even defended the Order in a speech before the convention that nominated him, indicates that simple opposition to Masonry soon became a minor factor in holding together the various elements of which the party was composed.

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  • In 1219 the prior secured the right of holding a court there for all crown pleas and of sitting beside the justices itinerant, .and this led to serious collision between the monks and burgesses.

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  • At Llanllaianau was found, in 1841, a stone coffin, holding a well-preserved skeleton of 71 ft.

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  • He was educated at Dedham grammar school and at Cambridge, and in 1868 became professor of engineering at Owens College, Manchester, holding that post for nearly 40 years.

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  • The scene where she is holding the clue to Theseus occurs on a very early vase in the British Museum.

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  • There is no strong reason for holding that the three were written from Caesarea.

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  • Ptolemy Ceraunus (the son of the first Ptolemy, and halfbrother of the reigning king of Egypt) seized the Macedonian throne, whilst Antiochus, the son of Seleucus, succeeded in holding together the Asiatic dominions of his father.

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  • Natives were employed, as we have seen, in the army, and Iranians are found under the Seleucids holding high commands, e.g.

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  • Scholars are very much divided as to the date of his life, some holding that he lived in the 6th century, others in the 7th or 8th.

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  • Commodian, Victorinus Pettavensis, Lactantius and Sulpicius Severus were all pronounced millennarians, holding by the very details of the primitive Christian expectations.

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  • Another big success was scored, and the National Dog Show Society was established for the purpose of holding a show of sporting dogs in Birmingham every winter.

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  • It is coming to be recognized that the growth of religious toleration owed much to the early Quakers who, with the exception of a few Baptists at the first, stood almost alone among Dissenters in holding their public meetings openly and regularly.

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  • On the murder of the 3rd earl (1333), his male kinsmen, who had a better right, by native Irish ideas, to the succession than his daughter, adopted Irish names and customs, and becoming virtually native chieftains succeeded in holding the bulk of the de Burgh territories.

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  • On the 9th of August Banks again encountered Jackson at Cedar Mountain, and, though greatly outnumbered, succeeded in holding his ground after a very sanguinary battle.

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  • This is why, besides the disciplinary measures which regulated the elections, the celebration of divine service, the periodical holding of diocesan synods and provincial councils, are found also decrees aimed at some of the "rights" by which the popes had extended their power, and helped out their finances at the expense of the local churches.

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  • If he abandoned his holding he was brought back and punished; and any one who received him had not only to restore him but to pay a penalty.

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  • There are several hundreds under 5 acres, but the average holding runs from 5 to 20 acres.

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  • At one time the land was held on the "runrig" system - that is, different tenants held alternate ridges - but now as a rule each holding is separate.

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  • St William's College, near the minster, was founded in 1453 as a college for priests holding chantries in the minster; its restoration as a church house and meeting-place for convocation was undertaken in 1906.

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  • He held this position till 1848, and worked with a remarkable intensity - holding teachers' conventions, delivering numerous lectures and addresses, carrying on an extensive correspondence, introducing numerous reforms, planning and inaugurating the Massachusetts normal school system, founding and editing The Common School Journal (1838), and preparing a series of Annual Reports, which had a wide circulation and are still considered as being "among the best expositions, if, indeed, they are not the very best ones, of the practical benefits of a common school education both to the individual and to the state" (Hinsdale).

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  • The two parts are distinguished by difference of style; the Hebrew principle of parallelism of clauses is employed far more in the first than in the second, which has a number of plain prose passages, and is also rich in uncommon compound terms. In view of these differences there is ground for holding that the second part is a separate production which has been united with the first by an editor, an historical haggadic sketch, a midrash, full of imaginative additions to the Biblical narrative, and enlivened by many striking ethical reflections.

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  • Strabo refers to a great cave in Trachonitis capable of holding 4000 robbers.

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  • But the government has always opposed this unconstitutional measure, holding that the suppression could only be effected by an organic law, and that it would necessarily involve a remodelling of the administrative organization.

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  • Its seems certain that the African element has been holding its own in the population totals since emancipation.

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  • The government of intervention at first directed its main effort simply to holding the country together, without undertaking much that could divide public opinion or seem of unpalatably foreign impulse; and later to the establishment of a few fundamental laws which, when intervention ceased, should give greater simplicity, strength and stability to a new native government.

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  • An order of a set of things is to be sought in that relation holding between members of the set which constitutes that order.

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  • Thus the rational number one, which we will denote by ' r, is not the cardinal number I; for t r is the relation I/I as defined above, and is thus a relation holding between certain pairs of cardinals.

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  • In January 1902 the German group holding the Anatolian railway concession was granted a further concession for extending that railway from Konia, then its terminus, through the Taurus range and by way of the Euphrates, Nisibin, Mosul, the Tigris, Bagdad, Kerbela and Nejef to Basra, thus establishing railway communication between the Bosporus and the Persian Gulf.

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  • Since the reconquest of Yemen by the Turks, they have made repeated attempts to subjugate Asir, but beyond occupying Kanfuda, and holding one or two isolated points in the interior, of which Ibha and Manadir are the principal, they have effected nothing.

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  • It is governed by a board of twelve regents, of whom the president of the university, the governor of the state and the state superintendent of public instruction are members ex officio, and the other nine, holding office for six years, are appointed by .the governor with the advice and consent of the senate.

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  • He reached Sparta on the day on which Orestes was holding the funeral feast over Aegisthus and Clytaemnestra.

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  • Before it landed, the French under Dupont, Moncey and Marshal Bessieres (75,000) had occupied parts of Biscay, Navarre, Aragon and the Castiles, holding Madrid and Toledo, while General Duhesme (14,000) was in Catalonia.

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  • As we have seen, Grotthus imagined that it was the electric forces which sheared the ions past each other and loosened the chemical bonds holding the opposite parts of each dissolved molecule together.

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  • After holding their own view for some years the four cities accepted the Confession of Augsburg, and were merged in the general body of Lutherans; but Zwingli's position was incorporated in the Helvetic Confession.

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  • The watery liquid known as rubber milk or latex is an emulsion consisting chiefly of a weak watery solution of proteids, carbohydrates and salts holding the liquid globules in suspension.

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  • Those who have not seen the animal in life, or who did not believe in the possibility of the valves crossing each other with a slight obliquity, would not consent to appropriating any of its muscles to that purpose, and consequently attributed to all the lateral muscles the simple function of keeping the valves in an opposite position, or holding them adjusted.

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  • After holding minor educational posts, he obtained in 1791, through the influence of Herder, the appointment of rector of the gymnasium at Weimar, where he entered into a circle of literary men, including Wieland, Schiller, and Goethe.