Important Sentence Examples

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  • I had to talk over a very important matter with him.

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  • What's important is that you're alive.

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  • What could possibly be more important to us than saving lives?

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  • Our credibility is important to us.

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  • He asks you to come to him at once on a very important matter.

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  • At the moment he was one of the most important people in her life.

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  • Is it really important?

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  • Then he just makes all the important decisions - and you have no input?

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  • You are more important to me than having children.

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  • Why was it suddenly so important to be attractive?

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  • Prince Vasili, who still occupied his former important posts, formed a connecting link between these two circles.

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  • That's why more current dates are more important and far easier to verify.

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  • They can't understand that all those feelings they prize so--all our feelings, all those ideas that seem so important to us, are unnecessary.

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  • In Prince Andrew's eyes Speranski was the man he would himself have wished to be--one who explained all the facts of life reasonably, considered important only what was rational, and was capable of applying the standard of reason to everything.

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  • The day after the review, Boris, in his best uniform and with his comrade Berg's best wishes for success, rode to Olmutz to see Bolkonski, wishing to profit by his friendliness and obtain for himself the best post he could--preferably that of adjutant to some important personage, a position in the army which seemed to him most attractive.

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  • He was meeting Helene in Vilna after not having seen her for a long time and did not recall the past, but as Helene was enjoying the favors of a very important personage and Boris had only recently married, they met as good friends of long standing.

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  • You don't know how important you are to me, how much you've done for me....

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  • Kutuzov made a grimace and sent an order to Dokhturov to take over the command of the first army, and a request to the duke--whom he said he could not spare at such an important moment--to return to him.

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  • This was Raevski, who had spent the whole day at the most important part of the field of Borodino.

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  • At that very time, in circumstances even more important than retreating without a battle, namely the evacuation and burning of Moscow, Rostopchin, who is usually represented as being the instigator of that event, acted in an altogether different manner from Kutuzov.

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  • Mavra Kuzminichna concluded that he was a very important man.

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  • It is natural for a man who does not understand the workings of a machine to imagine that a shaving that has fallen into it by chance and is interfering with its action and tossing about in it is its most important part.

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  • But these were only suppositions, which seemed important to the younger men but not to Kutuzov.

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  • But there were more important things to think about at the moment.

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  • It's not only Quinn and his machines that are important; I need guidance even more.

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  • I just hope there isn't something truly important she's trying to tell us but is too afraid to say.

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  • If you think it's important.

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  • I think that there are very few important communications made through it.

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  • What news! how much more important to know what that is which was never old!

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  • To be so sent meant not only a reward but an important step toward promotion.

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  • Some, as if unwilling to distract her from an important occupation, came up to her for a moment and made haste to go away, refusing to let her see them off.

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  • At the time of the meeting at Tilsit he asked the names of those who had come with Napoleon and about the uniforms they wore, and listened attentively to words spoken by important personages.

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  • The sleeve of his coat kept slipping down and he always carefully rolled it up again with his left hand, as if it were most important that the sinewy white arm he was flourishing should be bare.

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  • But now it seemed to him that that meeting had had in it something very important and poetic.

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  • But he also knew (or rather felt at the bottom of his heart) that by resigning himself now to the force of circumstances and to those who were guiding him, he was not only doing nothing wrong, but was doing something very important--more important than anything he had ever done in his life.

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  • In their attitude toward him could still be felt both uncertainty as to who he might be – perhaps a very important person – and hostility as a result of their recent personal conflict with him.

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  • Prince Andrew dimly realized that all this was trivial and that he had more important cares, but he continued to speak, surprising them by empty witticisms.

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  • Only Count Orlov-Denisov with his Cossacks (the least important detachment of all) got to his appointed place at the right time.

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  • It seemed to him that he was thinking of nothing, but far down and deep within him his soul was occupied with something important and comforting.

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  • Can a man so important and necessary to society be also my husband?

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  • Is being in control so important that you're willing to sacrifice the happiness of your only son?

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  • This thing happens to be very important to me.

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  • If it's that important to you, I'll find some one to take care of the ranch.

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  • Money is important... but didn't you find it ... exciting?

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  • I'm sure if he sees how important this is to you, he'll relent.

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  • She couldn't take everything this trip, but she had the most important stuff.

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  • I considered this suggestion carefully, then I told Mr. Rhoades that I should be proud and glad to have wise friends to whom I could always turn for advice in all important matters.

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  • She now tells stories in which the imagination plays an important part.

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  • He had a brilliant position in society thanks to his intimacy with Countess Bezukhova, a brilliant position in the service thanks to the patronage of an important personage whose complete confidence he enjoyed, and he was beginning to make plans for marrying one of the richest heiresses in Petersburg, plans which might very easily be realized.

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  • Peronskaya was pointing out to the countess the most important people at the ball.

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  • Having finished speaking to her, the Emperor looked inquiringly at Balashev and, evidently understanding that he only acted thus because there were important reasons for so doing, nodded slightly to the lady and turned to him.

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  • Boris was thus the first to learn the news that the French army had crossed the Niemen and, thanks to this, was able to show certain important personages that much that was concealed from others was usually known to him, and by this means he rose higher in their estimation.

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  • Ah yes, there was something else important, very important, that I was keeping till I should be in bed.

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  • Someone, a very important personage judging by the haste with which way was made for him, was approaching the icon.

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  • He tried to pass either in front of them or to the right or left, but there were soldiers everywhere, all with the same preoccupied expression and busy with some unseen but evidently important task.

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  • For instance, Pierre's return was a joyful and important event and they all felt it to be so.

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  • You must be someone important.

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  • Why are the words so important?

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  • You have to decide if it's important enough to speak up.

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  • We know how important it is to you.

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  • It's not really important.

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  • This new stuff is too important.

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  • This is an important night, and I want to mark it as such.

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  • The past isn't important to me.

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  • Now that is important.

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  • Victor drawled, "Hmm, seems your pet is important to you… I believe you both know the lovely Cassandra."

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  • Jackson pinched her cheek and hummed, "Apparently your happiness is more important to him than his own."

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  • I know, but having the family's support is more important to me.

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  • If it's that important to him, why don't you just sell the goats?

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  • I remember when it's important enough.

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  • She walked through the gateway and imagined herself as important as the White God walking into his palace.

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  • Suspecting he'd missed something important, Darian joined them in the office area.

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  • Someone who could love her and understand how important it was that she remained her own person.

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  • How you handle this is important, Darian.

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  • We've both learned important lessons about ourselves.

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  • More important, she wasn't going to gain experience by leaving it all to him.

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  • Yet from the beginning, too many important facts had been shrouded in secrecy.

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  • That's what is most important.

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  • So what was this important situation that forced you to break that promise?

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  • To him it was something to occupy her mind, not something important - like his work.

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  • It's important to me – even if it isn't important to you.

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  • If Sam was going to take care of the horses, it was important that she know which ones to be cautious with.

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  • Why was it suddenly so important to do this her way?

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  • If it's so important to you, I'll interview more people.

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  • The shoulder protested when she put an arm around Destiny, but right now Destiny was more important.

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  • His exact words weren't important – especially because they weren't true.

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  • What could be more important than their marriage?

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  • Maybe. Do you think honor is more important to him than an heir?

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  • Alex was living proof that an heir was more important to Senor Medena than honor.

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  • I wouldn't want to miss anything important.

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  • I don't know how important it is, but at least this time you haven't been excluded.

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  • If this dog is what you want, it isn't important who gave it to you – and you don't need to ask me before you put another animal on this place.

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  • Alex had been attuned to her silent wants and needs because it was important to him.

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  • It wasn't important whether you were right or wrong.

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  • He hadn't realized how important a mother could be in a grown man's life until she died last year.

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  • He's already an important figure in the state of California.

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  • Some of the guests might be important to his future in politics and he was dressed to impress.

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  • For some reason, his respect was important - even crucial.

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  • In the time that she had known him, he had given no indication that he was impressed by money or people with important positions.

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  • Your life is important to me, more so than the amount of pain I must put you through to sustain it, she replied.

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  • It's important he's there and you're not.

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  • What's important is that you recognize you are into this thing.

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  • The most important ruins are those of the great basilica.

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  • Though the controversy went on, its most important result had already been achieved in the silencing of Convocation, for that body, though it had just "seemed to be settling down to its proper work in dealing with the real exigencies of the church" when the Hoadly dispute arose, did not meet again for the despatch of business for nearly a century and a half.

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  • The lower, or south-eastern, part contains both the small group of streets belonging to old Stuttgart, and also the most important part of the new town.

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  • He was one of the leaders of the emeutes of the 20th of June and the 10th of August 1792, played an important part in the formation of the revolutionary commune which assured the success of the latter coup, and was made procureur of the commune.

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  • A very important distinction is to be found in the conformation of the trunk, which, as shown in fig.

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  • Further, the skin is stated to be much less rough, with fewer cracks, while a more important difference occurs in the trunk, which lacks the transverse ridges so distinctive of the ordinary African elephant, and thereby approximates to the Asiatic species.

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  • The most important of these are the greater tolerance by the African animal of sunlight, and the hard nature of its food, which consists chiefly of boughs and roots.

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  • In February 1532 he protested against all acts concerning the church passed by the parliament which met in 1529, but this did not prevent the important proceedings which secured the complete submission of the church to the state later in the same year.

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  • It is easy to see that such conclusions ignore important distinctions, and are, indeed, to a large extent an abuse of language.

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  • It lies in the open valley of the Trent, at a short distance from the river, and near the important Trent Junction on the Midland railway system.

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  • Considering the wide differences between the two groups in the size and external characters, and in the mode of life, including the mode of feeding, it is indeed surprising that in every important organ the two groups should show a fundamental morphological identity.

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  • Albert sought to play an important part in European affairs.

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  • He collaborated with his father in the great edition of Saadia and the edition of Abu-1Walid, and also produced a number of important editions of other Arabic writers.

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  • It is an important station on the Oudh & Rohilkhand railway, with a junction for Aligarh.

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  • Local winds form an important feature in nearly all the coast climates of the Mediterranean, especially in winter, where they are primarily caused by the rapid change of temperature from the sea to the snow-clad hinterlands.

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  • Meaning in general the "king's court," it is difficult to define the curia regis with precision, but it is important and interesting because it is the germ from which the higher courts of law, the privy council and the cabinet, have sprung.

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  • Next to the grandmother, the most important person in the household at Nohant was Deschatres.

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  • Other important structural features are mentioned below.

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  • The only important industry is carpet-weaving at Kir-sheher and Kaisarieh.

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  • Soon after he was engaged on an important embassy to Germany, the result of which was the treaty of Ulm, signed July 1620.

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  • The more important of the suburbs lie towards the east, where the promontory joins the main plateau, of which it forms the north-western extremity.

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  • The countship of Angouleme dated from the 9th century, the most important of the early counts being William Taillefer, whose descendants held the title till the end of the 12th century.

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  • A large number of cotton mills furnish the chief source of industry; printing, dyeing and bleaching of cotton and calico, spinning and weaving machine making, iron and steel works, and collieries in the neighbourhood, are also important.

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  • The earliest form of the name is Bodleton or Botheltun, and the most important of the later forms are Bodeltown, Botheltunle-Moors, Bowelton, Boltune, Bolton-super-Moras, B olton-in-yeMoors, Bolton-le-Moors.

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  • Lemstrbm believed atmospheric electricity to play an important part in the natural growth of vegetation, and he assigned a special role to the needles of fir and pine trees.

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  • Douglas's longest, last, and in some respects most important work is his translation of the Aeneid, the first version of a great classic poet in any English dialect.

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  • Douglas is in all important respects even more of a medievalist than his contemporaries; and, like Henryson and Dunbar, strictly a member of the allegorical school and a follower, in the most generous way, of Chaucer's art.

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  • With the exception of railway shops, there are no important industrial establishments.

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  • The woollen manufactures, dating from the close of the 16th century, are the most important in Scotland, though now mainly confined to the weaving of tweeds.

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  • The Alleghany Plateau consists of nearly horizontal beds of limestone, sandstone and shales, including important seams of coal; inclines slightly toward the north-west, and is intricately dissected by extensively branching streams into a maze of narrow canyons and steep-sided hills.

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  • The coal beds are of enormous extent, and constitute an important element in the wealth of the state.

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  • Among the most important trees of this area are the white and chestnut oaks, the black walnut, the yellow poplar, and the cherry, the southern portion of the state containing the largest reserve supply.

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  • Ginseng is an important medicinal plant.

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  • Stock-raising is an important industry, especially in the eastern part of the state.

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  • It also has important fisheries.

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  • The most important internal industries are in wool and frozen meat.

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  • His position rather than any personal qualities enabled him to play an important part in a great crisis of European politics.

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  • The many important objects found in these excavations are preserved in the local museum.

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  • Clive showed his appreciation of Hastings's merits by appointing him in 1758 to the important post of resident at the court of Murshidabad.

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  • During his three years of office as resident he was able to render not a few valuable services to the Company; but it is more important to observe that his name nowhere occurs in the official lists of those who derived pecuniary profit from the necessities and weakness of the native court.

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  • One of the most important manufacturing industries is grading, roasting, cleaning and shelling peanuts (in 1905 valued at $791,760).

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  • The fisheries are important - for herring, mackerel, sprats, cod, salmon, lobsters and anchovies.

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  • The most important export is fish, other items being seaweed, marble, preserved foods, butter and margarine and infusorial earth.

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  • Palgrave's most important work is his History of Normandy and England, which appeared in four volumes (London 1851-1864), and deals with the history of the two countries down to 1101.

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  • The most famous remains of the ancient city are the temples, the most important of which form a row along the low cliffs at the south end of the city.

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  • It will be sufficient to describe those forms with which the most important work has been done, or which have survived the tests of time and experience.

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  • Their absolute freedom from diffraction, the perfect control of the illumination and thickness of the lines, and the accuracy with which it will be possible to construct scales for zone observations will be important features of the new method.

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  • In 1329 the most important division of the Wittelsbach lands took place.

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  • To the south of Terranova there is no harbour of any importance on the east coast (the Gulf of Orosei being exposed to the E., and shut in by a precipitous coast) until Tortoli is reached, and beyond that to the Capo Carbonara at the south-east extremity, and again along the south coast, there is no harbour before Cagliari, the most important on the island.

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  • Pietro, forms a more or less protected basin, upon the shores of which are several small harbours (the most important being Carloforte), which are centres of the export of minerals and of the tunny fishery.

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  • In the mountain villages the parish priest takes the lead among his people, and is not infrequently the most important person.

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  • The sardine fishery, which might also be important, at present serves mainly for local consumption.

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  • The most important minerals are lead and zinc, obtained in lodes in the forms of galena and calamine respectively.

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  • The island contains a very large number of important prehistoric monuments.

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  • Sometimes they occupy the approaches to tablelands, the narrowest points of gorges, or the fords of rivers; sometimes almost inaccessible mountain tops or important points on ridges; and it may be noticed that, where two important nuraghi are not visible from one another, a small one is interpolated, showing that there was a system of signalling from one to another.

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  • There are signs of trade with Etruria as early as the 7th century B.C. The Carthaginians made it into an important grainproducing centre; and the Romans set foot in the island more than once during the First Punic War.

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  • In 1830 and 1831 he took part in the Dutch campaign in Belgium, and in 1844, after being promoted to the rank of general, was sent on an important mission to the Dutch East Indies to inquire into the state of their military defences.

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  • One of the most important subjects is that of church property.

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  • Papers by him have appeared in the mathematical journals of Italy, France, Germany and England, and he has published several important works, many of which have been translated into other languages.

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  • The ancient Roman city Naissus was mentioned as an important place by Ptolemy of Alexandria.

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  • In 1443 the allied armies of the Hungarians under Hunyady and the Servians under George Brankovich, retook it from the Turks, but in 1456 it again came under Turkish dominion, and remained for more than 300 years the most important Turkish military station on the road between Hungary and Constantinople.

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  • Nishapur was an important place during the 5th century, for Yazdegerd II.

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  • The An pass, an important trade route, rises to a height of 4664 ft.

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  • The king set out for Rome to secure his coronation, but Venice refused to let him pass through .her territories; and at Trant, on the 4th of February 1508, he took the important step of assuming the title of Roman Emperor Elect, to which he soon received the assent of pope Julius II.

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  • He also made important contributions to the mathematical theory of electrodynamics, and in papers published in 1845 and 1847 established mathematically the laws of the induction of electric currents.

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  • But in addition to bringing forward a fundamental and philosophical view of morbid processes, which probably contributed more than any other single cause to vindicate for pathology the place which he claimed for it among the biological sciences, Virchow made many important contributions to histology and morbid anatomy and to the study of particular diseases.

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  • The only plain in the rugged little country was the White Plain, in which was situated the only important town, Megara.

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  • His own contributions to this periodical were numerous and important.

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  • Vulcan was the most important - perhaps in early times the only - deity worshipped at Ostia, and the priesthood of Vulcan was held sometimes by Roman senators.

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  • It is mentioned in 354 B.C. as a trading port, and became important as a naval harbour during the Punic Wars.

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  • The Italian government, to whom the greater part of it now belongs, laid bare many of the more important buildings in 1880-1889; but much was left undone.

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  • It is in a rich farming region, of which Indian corn and oats are important products, and has a large trade.

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  • The distinction between these two was made emphatic by Aquinas, who is at pains, especially in his treatise Contra Gentiles, to make it plain that each is a distinct fountain of knowledge, but that revelation is the more important of the two.

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  • He was now sent on an important mission to India; he left England in September 1769, but the ship in which he sailed was lost at sea late in 1770 or early in 1771.

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  • It is important to notice that Baumgarten's first work preceded those of Burke, Diderot, and P. Andre, and that Kant had a great admiration for him.

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  • Two important educational establishments are the Indian Institute for the education of civil service students for thecolonies, to which is attached an ethnographical museum; and the Royal Polytechnic school, which almost ranks as a university, and teaches, among other sciences, that of diking.

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  • Birmingham also has important lumber interests.

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  • The most important are those on Madame de Montausier (1672), which gained him the membership of the Academy, the duchesse d'Aiguillon (1675), and, above all, Marshal Turenne (1676).

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  • The most important and interesting remains, however, are those of Dodona.

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  • The town-house is also a noteworthy building and contains large and important archives.

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  • It is still the most important trade centre in eastern Asia Minor.

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  • The family name of the principal branch of this tribe is Abu Sin, and Gedaref, an important town in the centre of the Shukria country, was formerly called Suk Abu Sin.

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  • There are several interesting limestone caverns, and Sylvan Lake, in the high mountain district, is an important resort.

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  • In addition to the encyclical letter, nineteen resolutions were put forth, and the reports of twelve special committees are appended upon which they are based, the subjects being intemperance, purity, divorce, polygamy, observance of Sunday, socialism, care of emigrants, mutual relations of dioceses of the Anglican Communion, home reunion, Scandinavian Church, Old Catholics, &c., Eastern Churches, standards of doctrine and worship. Perhaps the most important of these is the famous "Lambeth Quadrilateral," which laid down a fourfold basis for home reunion - the Holy Scriptures, the Apostles' and Nicene creeds, the two sacraments ordained by Christ himself and the historic episcopate.

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  • So far as the organization of the Anglican Church is concerned, the most important outcome of the conference was the reconstruction of the Central Consultative Body on representative lines (54-56); this body to consist of the archbishop of Canterbury and seventeen bishops appointed by the various Churches of the Anglican Communion throughout the world.

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  • Steamers run from Grand Rapids, through Lake Winnipeg, up Red river to the city of Winnipeg, important locks having been constructed on the river at St Andrews.

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  • While these early traders used the canoe and the York boat,' yet the steam-boat played an important part in the early history of the region from 1868 till 1885, when access from the United States was gained by steamers down the Red River.

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  • His eldest son Alexander, who succeeded him in 1 454, was provost of Edinburgh in 1 455, 1 457 and 1469; he was knighted and held various important court offices under successive monarchs; at the time of his death in 1473 he was master of the household to James III.

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  • He also was provost of Edinburgh at various times, and it is a remarkable instance of the esteem in which the lairds of Merchiston were held that three of them in immediate lineal succession repeatedly filled so important an office during perhaps the most memorable period in the history of the city.

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  • The Annales were first published in 1554, but many important passages were omitted in this edition, as they reflected on the Roman Catholics.

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  • He spoke at an important meeting upon this question in London on the 10th of June 1864, which laid the ground for the University Tests Act of 1871.

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  • Denver is an important railway centre, being served by nine railways, of which the chief are the Atchison, ' Topeka & Santa Fe; the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy; the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific; the Denver & Rio Grande; the Union Pacific; and the Denver, North-Western & Pacific, Denver lies on the South Platte river, at an altitude exactly m.

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  • The fisheries are important and some 600 smacks belong to the port.

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  • Besides the Shari, the only important stream entering Lake Chad is the Waube or Yo (otherwise the Komadugu Yobe), which rises near Kano, and flowing eastward enters the lake on its western side 40 m.

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  • He became (1756-1759) the leading spirit of Nicolai's important literary undertakings, the Bibliothek and the Literaturbriefe, and ran some risk (which Frederick's good nature obviated) by somewhat freely criticizing the poems of the king of Prussia.

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  • Avranches, an important military station of the Romans, was in the middle ages chief place of a county of the duchy of Normandy.

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  • The Adige has a course of about 220 m., and, after the Po, is the most important river in Italy.

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  • The most important orders were the Ku Klux Klan and the Knights of the White Camelia.

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  • It has two important branches - at the south-west the Gulf of Aden, connecting with the Red Sea through the strait of Bab-elMandeb; and at the north-west the Gulf of Oman, connecting with the Persian Gulf.

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  • It is rough in form and the author shows no power of discriminating between important and unimportant events; yet the chronicle is an excellent authority for the history of Saxony during the reigns of the emperors Otto III.

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  • Climate and a fertile soil have been important elements in this growth.

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  • Both of these men made important contributions to science, and rendered an inestimable service to the country, not only through their publications but also through the interest they aroused in scientific research.

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  • Tramway lines, which date from 1870, are to be found in all important towns.

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  • The export, moreover, of live sheep and of frozen mutton to Europe has become an important factor in the trade of Argentina.

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  • The continual encroachments of the Portuguese at length led the Spanish government to take the important step of making Buenos Aires the seat of a viceroyalty with jurisdiction over the territories of the present republics of Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay and the Argentine Confederation (1776).

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  • The coast, constantly encroaching on the sea by reason of the alluvium washed down by the rivers of the Pyrenees and Cvennes, is without important harbours saving that of Cette, itself continually invaded by the sand.

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  • The most important French lake is that of Grand-Lieu, between Nantes and Pairnbceuf (Loire-Infrieure), which presents a surface of 17,300 acres.

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  • In north and central Franee the chief trees are the oak, the beech, rare south of the Loire, and the hornbeam; less important varieties are the birch, poplar, ash, elm and walnut.

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  • There were, moreover, other and broader oscillations which raised or lowered extensive areas withbut much crumpling of the strata, and to these are due some of the most important breaks in the geological series.

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  • Before these alterations the relations between the state and the Roman Catholic communion, by far the largest and most important in France, were chiefly regulated by the provisions of the Concordat of 1801, concluded between the first consul, Bonaparte, and Pope Pius VII.

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  • The greatest number of Jews is to be found at Paris, Lyons and Bordeaux, while the departments of the centre and of the south along the range of the Cvennes, where Calvinism flourishes, are the principal Protestant localities, Nimes being the most important centre.

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  • All the Maize - - - 1,39 more important questions of church discipline and all decisions regulating the doctrine and practice of the church are dealt with by the synods.

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  • Market-gardenin is an important industry in the regions round Paris, Amiens an Angers, as it is round Toulouse, Montauban,Avignon and in southern France generally.

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  • Colsa, grown chiefly in the lower basin of the Seine (SeineInfrieure and Eure), is the most important of the oil-producing plants, all of which show a diminishing acreage.

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  • The environs of Creil (Oise) and Chteau-Landon (Seine-et-Marne) are noted for their freestone (pierre de taille), which is also abundant at Euville and Lrouville in Meuse; the production of plaster is particularly important in the environs of Paris, of kaolin of fine quality at Yrieix (1-Jaute-Vienne), of hydraulic lime in Ardche (Le Teil), of lime phosphates in the department of Somme, of marble in the departments of HauteGaronne (St Beat), Hautes-Pyrnes (Campan, Sarrancolin), Isre and Pas-de-Calais, and of cement in Pas-de-Calais (vicinity of Boulogne) and Isre (Grenoble).

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  • There are important zinc works at Auby and St Amand (Nord) and Viviez (Aveyron) and Noyelles-Godault (Pas-de-Calais); there are lead works at the latter place, and others of greater irirportance at Couron (Loire-Infrieure).

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  • Sardine preserving is an important industry at Nantes and other places on the west coast.

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  • Railways.The first important line in France, from Paris to Rouen, was constructed through the instrumentality of Sir Edward Blount (1809-1905), an English banker in Paris, who was afterwards for thirty years chairman of the Ouest railway.

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  • Important changes were also made in the provisions and administration of military law.

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  • Other important training institutions are the staff college (cole suprieure de Guerre) which trains annually 70 to 90 selected captains and lieutenants; the musketry school of Chlons, the gymnastic school at Joinville-le-Pont and the schools of St Maixent, Saumur and Versailles for the preparation.

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  • Besides the important harbours already referred to, the French fleet has naval bases at Oran in Algeria, Bizerta in Tunisia, Saigon in Cochin China and Hongaj in Tongking, DiegoSuarez in Madagascar, Dakar in Senegal, Fort de France in Martinique, Nouma in New Caledonia.

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  • The most important free institution in this class is the cole des Sciences Politiques, which prepares pupils for the civil services and teaches a great number of political subjects, connected with France and foreign countries, not included in the state programmes.

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  • The colonial minister is assisted by a number of organizations of which the most important is the superior council of the colonies (created by decree in 1883), an advisory body which inclUdes the senators and deputies elected by the colonies, and delegates elected by the universal suffrage of all citizens in the colonies and protectorates which do not return members to parliament.

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  • The surrounding country produces tobacco of a very superior quality, and to the tobacco industry, introduced in 1872, the growth of Winston is chiefly due; the manufacture of flat plug tobacco here is especially important.

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  • It became an important Seljuk town, and late in the 14th century passed into Ottoman hands.

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  • The Anecdota Graeca (1829-1833) and Anecdota Nova (1844) are important for Byzantine history and the Greek grammarians.

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  • During Somerset's protectorate he entered public life and was made a secretary of state, being sent on an important diplomatic mission to Brussels.

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  • But his original work was also important.

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  • His power was formerly of great extent, but he has now practically no important duty to exercise except that of chairman of the Dover harbour board.

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  • It is found in European streams, and is caught by anglers, being also a favourite in aquariums. The well-known and important industry of "Essence Orientale" and artificial pearls, carried on in France and Germany with the crystalline silvery colouring matter of the bleak, was introduced from China about the middle of the 17th century.

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  • Market gardening is an important industry.

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  • To the west of the Sheep Gate there were two important towers in the wall, called respectively Meah and Hananeel.

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  • Herod again raised the city to the position of an important capital, restoring the fortifications, and rebuilding the Temple from its foundations.

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  • The next important epoch in building construction at Jerusalem was about 460, when the empress Eudocia visited Palestine and expended large sums on the improvement of the city.

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  • Amongst the more important buildings for ecclesiastical and philanthropic purposes erected to the north of the city since 1860 are the Russian cathedral, hospice and hospital; the French hospital of St Louis, and hospice and church of St Augustine; the German schools, orphanages and hospitals; the new hospital and industrial school of the London mission to the Jews; the Abyssinian church; the church and schools of the Church missionary society; the Anglican church, college and bishop's house; the Dominican monastery, seminary and church of St Stephen; the Rothschild hospital and girls' school; and the industrial school and workshops of the Alliance Israelite.

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  • It is an important military cantonment and sanatorium, being the headquarters of a brigade in the second division of the northern army corps.

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  • Of Porzio's other works, the Storia d'Italia (from 1547 to 1552), of which only the first two books have survived, is the most important.

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  • The symmetrical diaminophenazine is the parent substance of the important dyestuff toluylene red or dimethyldiaminotoluphenazine.

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  • The older records utilized by the Deuteronomic and later compilers indicate some common tradition which has found expression in these varying forms. Different religious standpoints are represented in the biblical writings, and it is now important to observe that the prophecies of Hosea unmistakably show another attitude to the Israelite priesthood.

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  • This conception of the Sabbath, however, necessarily underwent an important modification when the local sanctuaries were abolished under the "Deuteronomic" reform, and those sacrificial rites and feasts which in Hosea's time formed the essence of every act of religion were limited to the central altar, which most men could visit only at rare intervals.

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  • From this time forward the new moons, which till then had been at least as important as the Sabbath and were celebrated by sacrificial feasts as occasions of religious gladness, fall into insignificance, except in the conservative temple ritual.

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  • The observance of such days was a bar to attending even to important diplomatic business or setting out on a journey Such nubattu days fell on the 3rd, 7th and 16th of the intercalary month of Elul, and were noted as the nubattu of Marduk and his consort.

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  • He was in communication all his life with the leading contemporary statesmen, so that his correspondence is one of the most interesting and important of historical documents.

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  • The belief in human immortality in some form is almost universal; even in early animistic cults the germ of the idea is present, and in all the higher religions it is an important feature.

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  • A future life for him is important, because our happiness in it may depend on our present conduct; and therefore our action here should take into account the reward or punishment that it may bring on us hereafter.

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  • It is important to observe that in resting the fame of Pheidias upon the sculptures of the Parthenon we proceed with little evidence.

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  • Even now with every possible hindrance in the way of cultivation it is an important centre of fruit-growing.

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  • The coronation of Birger Jarlsson Valdemar took place in the cathedral in 1251; and in the reign of Gustavus Vasa several important diets were held in the town.

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  • The vertical relief of the land above the ocean is a very important factor in determining the climate as well as the distribution of the fauna and flora of a continent.

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  • With the exception of Tasmania there are no important islands belonging geographically to Australia, for New Guinea, Timor and other islands of the East Indian archipelago, though not removed any great distance from the continent, do not belong to its system.

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  • The Brisbane river, falling into Moreton Bay, is important chiefly from the fact that the city of Brisbane is situated on its banks.

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  • There are also several extremely valuable soft timbers, the principal being red cedar (Cedrela Toona), silky oak (Grevillea robusta), beech and a variety of teak, with several important species of pine.

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  • The red gum forests of the Murray valley and the pine forests bordering the Great Plains are important and valuable.

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  • Other important crops grown are - maize, 324,000 acres; oats, 493,000 acres; other grains, 160,000 acres; hay, 1,367,000 acres; potatoes, 119,000 acres; sugar-cane, 141,000 acres; vines, 65,000 acres; and other crops, 422,000 acres.

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  • Although the timbers of commercial value are confined practically to the eastern and a portion of the western coastal belt and a few inland tracts of Australia, they constitute an important national asset.

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  • Trout may now be taken in many of the mountain streams. At one time whaling was an important industry on the coasts of New South Wales and Tasmania, and afterwards on the Western Australian coasts.

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  • The first important discovery was made in 1882, when gold was found in the Kimberley district; but it was not until a few years later that this rich and extensive area was developed.

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  • Gold is obtained chiefly from quartz reefs, but there are still some important alluvial deposits being worked.

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  • The first important mine, the Kapunda, was opened up in 1842.

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  • The more important mines are those of Cobar, where the Great Cobar mine produces annually nearly 4000 tons of refined copper.

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  • The most important tin-mines in Queensland are in the Herberton district, south-west of Cairns; at Cooktown, on the Annan and Bloomfield rivers; and at Stanthorpe, on the border of New South Wales.

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  • The most important discovery of coal in the state, so far, is that made in the bed of the Collie river, near Bunbury, to the south of Perth.

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  • Lines of steamers connect Australia with London and other British ports, with Germany, Belgium, France, Italy, Japan, China, India, San Francisco, Vancouver, New York and Montevideo, several important lines being subsidized by the countries to which they belong, notably Germany, France and Japan.

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  • By these means, the unknown region of Mid Australia was simultaneously entered from the north, south, east and west, and important additions were made to geographical knowledge.

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  • Of the several attempts to cross Western Australia, even Major Warburton's expedition, the most successful, had failed in the important particular of determining the nature of the country through which it passed.

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  • The next important expedition was differently conducted.

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  • Amongst the more important explorations may be ranked those of Tietkins in 1889, of Lindsay in 1891, of Wells in 1896, of Hiibbe in 1896, and of the Hon.

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  • Taking the states as a whole, agrarian legislation has been the most important subject that has engrossed the attention of their parliaments, and every state has been more or less engaged in tinkering with its land laws.

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  • In 1888 the last important conference on the Chinese question was held in Sydney and attended by delegates from all the states.

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  • In 1889 an important step towards federation was taken by Sir Henry Parkes.

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  • In 1873 there was an important rise in wages, in the following year there was a further advance, and another in 1876; but in 1877 wages fell back a little, though not below the rate of 1874.

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  • In 1882 there was a very important advance in wages; carpenters received 11s.

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  • The events of these three years taught the Labour leaders that a parliamentary party was of little practical influence unless it was able to cast on all important occasions a solid vote, and to meet the case a new method was devised.

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  • The other ideal, typified by the South Australian party, differs from this in one important respect.

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  • Naturally, however, as the ideals of the members of the party are the same, the members of the Labour party will be generally found voting together on all important divisions, the chief exception being with regard to free trade or protection.

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  • The strikes of the years 1890 and 1892 are just as important on account of their political consequences as from the direct gains or losses involved.

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  • The award of the court is thus the equivalent of the determination of a special board in Victoria, and deals with the same questions, the most important of which are the minimum rates of wages and the number of working hours per week.

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  • He was also the author of important papers in which he extended to complex quadratic forms many of Gauss's investigations relating to real quadratic forms. After 1864 he devoted himself chiefly to elliptic functions, and numerous papers on this subject were published by him in the Proc. Lond.

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  • The raising of cattle, pigs and sheep is a fairly important branch of industry throughout the duchy; horses are bred in Kamburg.

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  • There are salt-works at Salzungen and Neusulza, the former the most important in Thuringia; and the mineral water of Friedrichshall is well known.

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  • Calbayog has an important export trade in hemp, which is shipped to Manila.

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  • Its most important feature is a large stucco bas-relief, occupying a central position on the back wall of the sanctuary.

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  • Apellicon's chief pursuit was the collection of rare and important books.

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  • To a certain extent these works embody the more important discoveries of their author.

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  • The department of agriculture has an experiment station, established by the state in 1896, in which important experiments in cotton breeding have been carried on.

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  • The Gallo-Celtic tribes bore the general appellation of Belgae, and among these the Nervii, inhabiting the district between the Scheldt and the Sambre were at the date of Caesar's invasion, 57 B.C., the most warlike and important.

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  • Alexander Ghent had fallen into the hands of John Casimir, Farnese and under his armed protection a fierce and intolerant governor= Calvinism reigned supreme in that important city.

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  • On his arrival he reinstated Hyrcanus in the high-priesthood at Jerusalem, suppressed revolts, introduced important changes in the government of Judaea, and rebuilt several towns.

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  • The "wisdom" personified by the moon-god is likewise an expression of the science of astrology in which the observation of the moon's phases is so important a factor.

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  • Here, too, he published, in 1531, his most important work, the Chronica, Zeitbuch and Geschichtsbibel, largely a compilation on the basis of the Nuremberg Chronicle (1493), and in its treatment of social and religious questions connected with the Reformation, exhibiting a strong sympathy with heretics, and an unexampled fairness to all kinds of freedom in opinion.

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  • In England materialism has been endemic, so to speak, from Hobbes to the present time, and English materialism is more important perhaps than that of any other country.

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  • The former of these two appendixes plays an especially important part in hepatoscopy, and, according to its shape and peculiarities, furnishes a good or bad omen.

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  • Past experience constituted another important factor in establishing the interpretation of signs noted.

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  • The town is an important agricultural centre, its fairs for sheep and ponies in particular being well attended.

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  • No other important event was associated with the castle, of which not a stone is now standing.

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  • Close by are the ruins of the castle of Sobroso, which played an important part in the medieval civil wars.

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  • These were followed by his most important work, the History of France (5 vols., 1858-1868).

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  • The state's lumber trade was important until 1890, when the white pine was nearly exhausted, although there were still spruce and hemlock.

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  • The white pine had been much cut off by 1890 and it is no longer commercially important.

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  • Hay and forage are the most important crops, and Vermont grasses for grazing have been favourably known since the close of the 18th century.

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  • There are important quarries in Franklin (disambiguation)|Franklin county (at Swanton), the stone being a dark Chazy limestone, in which pink and red ("jasper," "lyonnaise" and "royal red") marbles of Cambrian age are found.

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  • Only less important and only less early to be established in Vermont was the quarrying of granite, which began in 1812, but which has been developed chiefly since 1880, largely by means of the building of "granite railroads" which connect each quarry with a main railway line - a means of transportation as important as the logging railways of the Western states and of Canada.

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  • Other important granite quarries are near Williamstown, Dummerston, Berlin and Woodbury.

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  • Slate-quarrying and cutting is carried on in the south-western part of the state, in Rutland county; there are important quarries at Fair Haven, Poultney, Castleton, Wells and Pawlet.

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  • The first important industry of the state was "rafting" lumber from Vermont through Lake Champlain and the Richelieu and St Lawrence rivers to Quebec. Burlington became a great lumber market for a trade moving in the direction of Boston after the Richelieu river was blocked to navigation and railway transportation began, and in 1882 Burlington was the third lumber centre in the United States.

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  • Mountain streams furnish important water-power, and the typical factory of Vermont has long been a sawmill run by a water-wheel.

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  • The more important township officials are a moderator, a board of selectmen, a clerk, a treasurer and a superintendent of schools.

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  • One important variation, however, was a clause in the bill of rights providing for the abolition of slavery, Vermont being the first state in America to take such action.

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  • Aston Lower Grounds, adjoining the park, contain an assembly hall, and the playing field of the Aston Villa Football Club, where the more important games are witnessed by many thousands of spectators.

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  • Einstein's work is so important and has proved fertile in so many various branches of physics that it is not possible to do more than enumerate a few of the most salient papers.

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  • He published in 1797 the important book Die Griechen and Romer, which was followed by the suggestive Geschichte der Poesie der Griechen and Romer (1798).

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  • Among later residents commemorated is Edward Lloyd, who was the first person to show the value of esparto grass for the manufacture of paper, and thus started an industry which is one of the most important in Algeria.

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  • The cultivation of this tree in Europe forms one of the most important branches of the forester's art.

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  • An important product of oak woods is the bark that from a remote period has been the chief tanning material of Europe.

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  • Phellos, a rather large tree found on swampy land in the southern states, is the most important of this group; its timber is of indifferent quality.

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  • His most important works were published posthumously.

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  • He was thus important as the precursor of Malebranche and Spinoza.

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  • He supported stoutly the extreme party of opposition to the king, but did not take the lead except on a few less important occasions, and was apparently silent in the debates on the Petition of Right, the Grand Remonstrance and the Militia.

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  • Possession of the king's person now became an important consideration.

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  • The special form of government was not the important point, but its possibility and its acceptability.

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  • Religious toleration was granted, but with the important exception that some harsh measures were enacted against Anglicans and Roman Catholics, to neither of whom was liberty of worship accorded.

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  • Cromwell's policy in this instance was not overturned at the Restoration, and the great Jewish immigration into England with all its important consequences may be held to date practically from these first concessions made by Cromwell.

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  • This gave them not merely greater steadiness, but, what was far more important, the power of rallying and reforming for a second effort.

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  • The town has an important woollen trade and possesses dyeing and fulling mills.

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  • The Kabul (ancient Kophes), which is the most important (although not the largest) river in Afghanistan, rises at the foot of the Unai pass leading over the Sanglakh range, an offshoot of the Hindu Kush towards Bamian and Afghan Turkestan.

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  • At Bonn he took an important part in preparing the Durchmusterung of the northern heavens.

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  • The important silk industry, however, began to revive about 18go, and dairy farming is prosperous; but the condition of the vilayet is far less unsettled than that of Macedonia, owing partly to the preponderance of Moslems among the peasantry, and partly to the nearness of Constantinople, with its Western influences.

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  • The main railway from Belgrade to Constantinople skirts the Maritza and Ergene valleys, and there is an important branch line down the Maritza valley to Dedeagatch, and thence coastwise to Salonica.

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  • Grant threw the whole weight of his great influence in favour of confederation, and his oratory played an important part in securing the success of the movement.

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  • At a time when many encyclopedias have capsulated and condensed important knowledge, the 11th edition is generally much more in-depth and thorough on its topics.

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  • In the municipality of Berhampur is included the remnant of the once important, but now utterly decayed city of Cossimbazar.

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  • The important T Lents of 1617 and 1618 at Grenoble were a prelude to a still more important apostolate in Paris, "the theatre of the world," as St Vincent de Paul calls it.

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