In-front-of sentence example

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  • The little car pulled out in front of them.
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  • He parked the truck in front of the house and headed down the hill.
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  • The one in front of him passed out.
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  • Did you chew her out in front of everyone?
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  • So you kissed me in front of her.
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  • It was like standing in front of a bonfire.
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  • The man with purple eyes knelt in front of her.
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  • A car was parked in front of me, an old Ford.
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  • On Christmas Eve, we sit in front of the fire and take turns reading Christmas stories.
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  • Two large men stood in front of the door across the hall.
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  • I told him a big fat lie in front of you this past weekend.
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  • Jonny stopped in front of him and stared.
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  • He parked the truck in front of the courthouse and turned to her, dragging a paper from his pocket.
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  • "He killed, like, six or seven guys right in front of me," she said.
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  • Sometimes the answer is right in front of you.
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  • Darkyn moved in front of him.
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  • When they finally got on the plane, she and Jonathan had a window seat - Jonathan in front of her.
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  • How could he do such a thing in front of Jonathan... and where was Jonathan?
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  • She planted both on the nightstand in front of Lisa.
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  • I know you would stand beside me - maybe even in front of me with the intent of protecting me.
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  • I was surprised to notice the vehicle lent to Howie was no longer parked in front of his door.
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  • She looked away fast for fear of the sizzling blue gaze and dropped to her knees in front of Darian, pulling his hands from his face to see the wound.
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  • He sat on the ottoman in front of her, reaching out to tuck her hair behind her ear.
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  • He came back from a trip down there one time and was upset because he said Uncle Fabrice treated him like a dunce in front of customers.
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  • Candy spilled across the coffee table and a glass bowl was shoved in front of her mouth.
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  • There was already a sizable gap between her wagon and the one in front of her.
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  • Her legs felt like posts, but she drug one foot in front of another until the ground under her feet seemed to change.
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  • The hairs on the back of his neck rose as she stopped in front of one and pushed the door open.
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  • He Traveled to the common area of the newbie barracks, where Bianca lay on her stomach across the couch in front of the TV.
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  • Though she didn't want to in front of him, Deidre started crying.
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  • Maybe they would both think about it before they jumped at each other next time - especially in front of the children.
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  • The lint he tucked back into his pocket, and the ring he tossed on the table in front of Adrienne.
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  • They halted in front of a dome shaped dwelling with a grass cover.
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  • The stage came to a halt in front of the station, and people drifted by, satisfying their curiosity about its occupants.
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  • It looks like he killed the parents in broad daylight, in the front yard, maybe in front of the child.
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  • "Toni, send your Traveler to grab the driver in the Camaro down the street," Dusty said, returning his gaze to the charred building in front of him.
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  • Awhile later, the sound of furniture crashing against the tile floor startled her, and she sat up from where she'd been dozing in front of the TV.
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  • Dusty asked, eyes going from his dinner to the mangled creature on the table in front of them.
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  • Jonny was sprawled on the floor in front of the TV, asleep.
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  • Both their gazes returned to the two figures talking quietly in front of their father's grave.
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  • He didn't move as she stopped in front of him.
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  • He was off with a jog and a wave, leaving the Deans in front of Bird Song.
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  • Because there's nobody standing in front of this desk screaming at me to do something, that's why.
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  • He spoke in front of Maria's uncomprehending presence, although statements like "Martha, no" were readily understood.
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  • A full wine glass sat in front of the seat.
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  • Toby had fallen asleep in front of the fireplace.
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  • He crossed to Katie and sat on the ottoman in front of her.
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  • The white Hummer limo made it up the snowy slope and slowed as it crossed the cleared cobblestone drive in front of the castle.
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  • Before she could respond, Kris strode from the doorway down the path, stopping in front of the two approaching.
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  • Henri nodded, his fingers flying over the keyboard in front of him.
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  • She was pacing the hall in front of the dining area when Hannah emerged a short time later carrying a large tote.
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  • He.d paced in front of her chamber at some point every day for three weeks, wanting to tell her something, anything, to make her want to stay.
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  • He couldn.t figure out what the hell the puny human in front of him wanted.
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  • A massive creature with black fur and fangs paused in front of the open door, sniffing the air.
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  • Kiki followed him through to the basements, and Rhyn stopped in front of the door to his father.s crypt.
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  • Katie moved quickly in the direction she indicated and found a line in front of the guestbook as Immortals wrote their names.
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  • Gabriel stared at the portal in front of him.
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  • He stared at the ground in front of him, heartsick.
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  • Gabriel bent to whisper something to Katie and then moved in front of him.
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  • Jared squatted in front of him, looking more bruised than the last time he saw him.
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  • She relaxed into the comfortable black desk chair in front of her computer, wondering if Romas had told Evelyn of the half a dozen kids he expected.
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  • She stopped in front of it, adrenaline making her heart quicken.
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  • Faced with the reality of the situation, she paced in front of the door, arguing with herself.
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  • Kiera approached the door in two quick steps, waved her bracelet in front of one then the second access pad, and pushed the door to hurry it.
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  • After a surprised pause, she waved her bracelet in front of the internal access pad.
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  • "Not for onset of war," he responded, and waved his own wrist in front of the access pad.
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  • On her walks at Lover's Lane near Evelyn's row house, she'd often seen couples entranced by the rhythmic movement of waves stand at a railing, the man's arms wrapped around the woman in front of him, his chin on her head.
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  • His woman hurried forward to the hall but stopped in front of him, her intelligent eyes flashing with anger.
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  • Two of his sisters were waiting, composed and serene in their dark clothing with hands clasped in front of them.
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  • She blocked clumsily at first but ordered herself not to look weak in front of such a man and focused hard.
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  • A'Ran wasn't as controlling as Romas, from what she knew of him, and she couldn't help feeling as drawn to the picture in front of her as she was to the man himself.
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  • Kiera concentrated on her movements rather than the silent form across from her, intent on not looking like a fool in front of a master warrior.
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  • There was a pedestal in front of them and the man, Rev. Martin, had his hand resting on what Dean assumed was a bible.
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  • He stood in front of them and shouted, I mean you no harm.
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  • He snapped his fingers in front of her eyes.
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  • She placed the platter in front of Elisabeth, whose nose already sniffed the air.
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  • Jackson turned the camera on, placed it in front of her and stood behind her with his hands on her shoulders, feeling tension in them.
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  • Sneering at Jackson in disgust, Victor stood in front of Elisabeth and began hitting her, first with open hand and then backhand, sending her head flailing from side to side.
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  • It's fine to skimp on manners when it's just the two of us, but we don't have to look like complete rednecks in front of our guests.
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  • The stove was beginning to warm so she lay the kid down in front of it on some towels.
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  • His attention was riveted on her as he altered his course to stop at the table in front of her.
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  • A long hour later, the team waited at gunpoint in front of a mega-secured facility.
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  • She had a laser gun, even if she couldn't hit a target two feet in front of her.
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  • The man in front of her spun her and gripped her neck with one hand.
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  • Memories of almost being raped, of Brady killing someone in front of her … Her chest seized, and she dropped to her knees.
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  • Restless, she rose and paced in front of the safe.
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  • Brady paused in front of her, meeting her gaze.
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  • She couldn't shoot a greencar if it was in front of her.
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  • Brady gazed at the screen in front of him, unable to decipher the symbols and colors.
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  • The forest was growing dark when he reached the tree to find the angel sitting in front of a dead fire, shaking with cold.
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  • Maybe you were in front of it!
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  • The beautiful woman in front of him rose on her tiptoes as if to kiss him.
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  • A small dirt hole was in front of the obelisk where she'd dug up the necklace.
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  • Snow fell heavier, until she could barely see the next tree in front of her.
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  • After a short search, she found a small cave and scaled the boulders in front of it.
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  • "You hate the cold," the Grey God said, squatting in front of her.
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  • When he didn't move, she approached and stopped in front of him, looking up at him.
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  • She bit her lip, not wanting to make yet another scene in front of the waiting warriors.
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  • She whirled away and paused in front of the bathing basin, a sigh robbing her frame of tension.
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  • When dawn lit up the sky in front of her, she cried.
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  • They stopped in front of a wooden door in the earth.
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  • Taran threw himself onto his back in front of the fire, exhausted.
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  • The iron wall was open in front of Sirian's cell.
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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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  • Jonny stepped in front of her.
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  • The modes of life and standards of comfort and morality in north Italy and in Calabria are widely different; the former being far in front of the latter.
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  • She relaxed and pressed her bare legs into the sand in front of her.
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  • "You're…" Megan trailed off, as if debating what to say while trying to figure out what was standing in front of her.
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  • His grip was warm and firm, as it had been the day he prevented her from falling on her face in front of Romas's relations.
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  • "You may enter, uncle," Talal said, and stopped in front of the war quarters.
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  • She waved her band in front of the access pad to her room and entered, crossing to grab her sketch book.
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  • Nishani followed him from the bustling, warm banquet room to the cool courtyard in front of the house beneath a full sky of suns.
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  • He stepped aside and she waved her band in front of the access door.
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  • The thick stone door behind her slid closed, and there was a pause before another door opened in front of her.
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  • Kiera rose and turned away, wondering how her friend was so clueless while standing in front of her painting of A'Ran.
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  • I shouldn't have been so stupid as to not be able to see that what I wanted was right in front of me.
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  • His view of her sweat pants in front of him were like a sack of footballs being dragged back to the locker room after a high school scrimmage.
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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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  • Cynthia dropped the bundle on the sofa and held the dress up in front of the woman.
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  • Edith ignored him and sat back on the sofa, the dress still spread in front of her.
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  • Once more, she held the dress in front of herself.
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  • "Not in the slightest.  You put Gabe in my old cell," he said, stopping in front of it.
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  • "Go inside," Deidre said, stopping in front of Katie.
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  • He heard Hannah crying and smelled the unmistakable scent of human blood before he took a step onto the block.  He strode down the block and paused in front of Hannah's cell.  She was curled up on the bed, sobbing.  When he looked at the cell across from her, he saw why.  Jared stood in the cell, covered in blood.  The cell looked as if a human had exploded, and Rhyn saw a pile of bones Jared had gnawed clean then stacked neatly.
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  • She pulled up in front of a brownstone.
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  • In the morning, I stood in front of the mirror getting ready for school.
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  • When we got back home, I plopped myself down in front of the TV and watched it for the rest of the day.
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  • The deck was furnished with wicker furniture, two chairs fac­ing each other and a sofa with a coffee table in front of it.
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  • For the first hour of his trip to the airport, Dean's vision was restricted to two red eyes of the taillights in front of him, glaring out of a haze as thick as chowder.
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  • As soon as Dean was clear, the other car pulled in, stopping in front of the garage.
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  • A stack of books rested in front of her and she sipped a cup of black coffee.
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  • He eschewed the pulpit and stood in front of the altar, looking like a caricature of Ichabod Crane, gaunt and gangling, but the words from his mouth were pure silver.
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  • As the congregation filed out the door, Dean was surprised to see attorney Arthur Atherton, Ethel Rosewater's partner and Vinnie Baratto's lawyer, rise from two rows in front of him.
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  • It was my big mouth mentioning Byrne in front of Baratto that caused most of this problem but God knows what an open investi­gation would unfairly do to Cynthia Byrne.
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  • "Listen," said Dean, with a handkerchief in front of the mouthpiece, "I hear you're looking for Jeffrey Byrne."
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  • Some money turned up missing and I made a stupid off-hand comment in front of him about a connec­tion to Scranton where your husband had visited.
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  • The vision disappeared in a moment, after someone stepped in front of Dean and helped him steady his legs and rise to his feet.
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  • Immediately he spotted her and ran to her side, squatting in front of her.
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  • He was standing in front of the mirror in his jeans and an athletic undershirt, shaving with a disposable razor.
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  • He watched her all the while, and when she leaned forward to place his plate in front of him, his sultry gaze lifted to hers.
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  • He stopped in front of her, his expression exasperated as he gazed down at her.
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  • When she lifted her head, a horse stood in front of her.
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  • He dropped a leg off the window seat to make room for her and she sat down in front of him.
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  • Maybe he didn't know she was making him look like a fool in front of his friends.
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  • She joined a line of mostly men in front of a low stone table.
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  • She stopped finally in front of the dwelling that had been hers.
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  • Her mother and father-in-law sat in front of the crushed structure, hunched over while their sobs reaching her ears.
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  • Dustin darted in front of her, pushing his way through the crowd.
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  • Jenn stared at them numbly then dug a hole in front of the monument with shaking fingers.
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  • His eyes went to the still man in front of Jenn.
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  • He crossed to the seat in front of Damian's desk and propped his feet up on the desk.
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  • The only part of his life that had been good lay beyond the gateway in front of him.  No, he told himself.
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  • Damian crouched in front of her, his hand on her stomach.
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  • They Traveled to see Jonny pacing in front of Jenn's window.
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  • She stopped in front of one at last, taking in the cuneiform writing.
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  • She sat in front of the obelisk, staring at all that remained of her family history.
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  • She stopped and stepped back into the hallway, too preoccupied to notice Jonny standing in front of his door.
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  • She stopped in front of him and placed her fingertips in the middle of his chest.
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  • He paused in front of her and turned to face the walls.
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  • He closed the door and crossed to her, kneeling in front of her.
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  • I don't always agree with his views on how to raise children either, but we don't contest each other in front of the children.
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  • There was nothing unusual about him kissing her goodbye or calling her sweetheart, but he had never done so in front of guests.
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  • Carmen placed a cup of coffee in front of Felipa and then settled into a chair opposite her.
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  • Without warning, a peccary and her two babies burst from the brush and darted immediately in front of Ed.
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  • Now they were arguing in front of family as well as guests.
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  • If she openly admired him in front of her prospective employer, what would she do when she was alone with him?
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  • Maybe he thought she looked too good to be gallivanting around in front of the guests – particularly Rob.
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  • I'm not doing that much and … she paused as he stopped in front of her and looked up at him.
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  • Actually, he had done a pretty good job of humiliating her in front of her guest and hired help.
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  • He picked the pieces up and laid them on the counter in front of her.
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  • Two more people came into the room and Alex gently pulled her in front of him to make room for them.
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  • Finally he kneeled in front of her so that their eyes were on the level.
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  • What could I do without making a scene in front of our customers?
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  • Of course, Clarissa was careful about what she said in front of the boss.
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  • It was tempting to denounce him in front of everyone, but that would be childish.
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  • A young boy stopped his bicycle in front of the store and his thongs slapped bare heals as he entered.
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  • As she climbed the porch steps she noticed something lying in front of the door.
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  • Do you know there was a huge snake waiting for me right there in front of the door yesterday when I came home?
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  • Megan watched as he stood in front of the mirror and shaved.
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  • He arrived in the kitchen with his shirt on and smiled as he sank to the bench in front of the plate she had filled for him.
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  • Turning first one way and then the other in front of the mirror, she tried to decide what it was about the dress that Denton found so objectionable.
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  • She glanced at the book in front of her, an idea forming in her mind.
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  • Not in words, but how do you think it made me feel when you defied me in front of everyone?
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  • Justin stopped in front of him, still holding her hand captive.
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  • I wouldn't say that in front of Megan if I was you.
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  • They exited into the hallway, and she closed the door behind her, standing protectively in front of it.
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  • It's been my experience that watching people get killed in front of you tends to leave you more traumatized than functional, and I need you functional.
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  • A janitor was mopping down the hall, and she stood once more in front of the closed door to Ashley's room.
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  • Jessi rang the doorbell four times, nervously pacing in front of the closed door.
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  • He realized what bothered him: If the unassuming woman turned out to be some sort of well-disguised assassin, he'd never know or sense her, until she was in front of him.
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  • She felt like she was at the zoo, standing in front of the cage of a hungry lion.
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  • The woman rolled out of bed, unconcerned with being naked in front of a stranger.
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  • Xander dropped his feet from the other chair and hauled her in front of him, then yanked her belt to bring her into his lap.
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  • The spiraculum is median and opens far back, in front of the vent.
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  • Wren also designed a colonnade to enclose a large piazza forming a clear space round the church, somewhat after the fashion of Bernini's colonnade in front of St Peter's, but space in the city was too valuable to admit of this.
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  • But the condition was attached that he should walk in front of her and not look back until he had reached the upper world.
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  • One end of the hippodrome was semicircular, and the other end square with an extensive portico, in front of which, at a lower level, were the stalls for the horses and chariots.
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  • Many birds possess a more or less well developed cross-joint in front of the frontals and lacrymals, perhaps best developed in Anseres and Psittaci.
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  • In the Russian Orthodox Church the term "ambo" is used of the semicircular steps leading to the platform in front of the iconostasis, but in cathedrals the bishop has an ambo in the centre of the church.
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  • The anchorage at Monrovia is safe, and with some expenditure of money a smooth harbour could be made in front of Grand Basa.
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  • Workmen are killed and injured in this way, both while on duty and when going to and from their work; passengers, with or without right, go in front of trains at stations and at highway crossings at grade level; and trespassers are killed and injured in large numbers on railways everywhere, at and near stations, at crossings, and out on the open road, where they have no shadow of right.
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  • These engines have a pole projecting horizontally in front of them, or are attached to a " polecar " having such a pole.
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  • The method of working is for the pole to be swung out behind a number of wagons; one engine is then started and with its pole pushes the wagons in front of it until their speed is sufficient to carry them over the points, where they are diverted into any desired siding.
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  • Yahweh now becomes the supreme deity of the Hebrew people, and an ark analogous to the Egyptian and Babylonian arks portrayed on the monuments' was constructed as embodiment of the rumen of Yahweh and was borne in front of the Hebrew army when it marched to war.
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  • The spectra of the stars he obtained by using, outside the object-glass of his telescope, a large prism, through which the light passed to be brought to a focus in front of the eye-piece.
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  • Disciplined troops as they were, they resisted the temptation to escape Ferrara's fire by breaking out to the front; but the whole Spanish line was enfiladed, and on the left of it the papal troops, who were by no means of the same quality, filled up the ditch in front of their breastworks and charged forward, followed by all the gendarmerie.
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  • In the Orthorrhapha, in the pupae of which the appendages of the perfect insect are usually visible, the pupa-case generally splits in a straight line down the back near the cephalic end; in front of this longitudinal cleft there may be a small transverse one, the two together forming a T-shaped fissure.
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  • The funnel, which is not large, appears to open, as a rule at least, into the segment in front of that which bears the external orifice.
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  • One set lies in front of the diaphragm, which is the most anterior and complete septum, the rest having disappeared or being much less developed.
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  • In Acanthobdella, however, the testes of each side of the body have grown together to form a continuous band, which extends in front of external pore.
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  • The palace of the emir, in front of which is a large open space, is in the Fula quarter in the south-east of the city.
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  • All of these are to be regarded as primitively post-oral, but in the course of development the mouth moves back to the mandibular segment, so that the first three somitesocular, antennal and intercalary - lie in front of it.
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  • The female genital opening usually lies in front of the eighth abdominal segment, the male duct opens on the ninth.
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  • A median process, known as the hypopharynx or tongue, arises from the floor of the mouth in front of the labium, and becomes most variously developed or specialized in different insects.
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  • The vagina usually opens in front of the eighth abdominal sternite.
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  • One of these is the ocular segment, in front of the antennal, and behind the primitive preoral segment.
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  • Leopardo was also the creator (1505) of the three handsome bronze sockets in front of St Mark's which held the flagstaffs of the banners of Cyprus, Morea and Crete, when the republic was mistress of those territories.
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  • The principal Mahommedan public buildings, erected by subsequent governors and now in ruins, are the Katra and the Lal-bagh palace - the former built by Sultan Mahommed Shuja in 1645, in front of the chauk or market place.
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  • These glands are represented externally by a special plate, the cribellum, which lies in front of the ordinary spinning mamillae, and by a comb of short bristles, the calamistrum, placed in the penultimate segment of the left of the last pair.
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  • Metanemertini, in which the nervous system lies inside the dermal muscles in the parenchyma; the mouth lies in front of the level of the brain; the proboscis as a ru'e bears stylets; the intestine nearly always has a caecum.
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  • At the circular insertion of the proboscis in front of the brain the muscular fibres belonging to the anterior extremity of the body and those connected with the proboscis are very intimately interwoven, forming a strong attachment.
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  • It stretches forward as far as the brain, and in Carinella is again continued in front of it, whereas in the Heteronemertines the innervation of the anterior extremity of the head, in front of the brain, takes the form of more definite and less numerous branching stems. The presence of this plexus in connexion with the central stems, sending out nervous filaments amongst the muscles, explains the absence, in Pro-, Mesoand Heteronemertines, of separate and distinct peripheral nerve stems springing from the central stems innervating the different organs and body-regions, the only exceptions being the L.N.
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  • The anterior opening, the mouth, is situated ventrally, close to the tip of the head and in front of the brain in the Metanemertini, somewhat more backward and behind the brain in the other Nemertines.
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  • Anteriorly it finally communicates with the lacunae just mentioned, which surround the oesophagus, bathe the posterior lobes of the brain, pass through the nerve ring together with the proboscidian sheath, and are generally continued in front of the brain as a lacunar space in the muscular tissue, one on each side.
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  • There are large lacunae in the head in front of the ganglia.
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  • At the Hindu Festival of Dasara, which lasted nine days from the new moon of October, tents made of canvas or booths made of branches were erected in front of the temples.
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  • For this feat he was made a baron, and in 1808 he was promoted general of division by Napoleon on the field of battle in front of Madrid.
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  • By the side of the niche was the pulpit (minbar), and sometimes in front of the latter a platform (dikka) raised on columns, from which chapters from the Koran were read to the people.
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  • As a rule, the mosques of India followed the normal plan, with a great central court and aisles round and a prayer chamber in front of the Mecca wall, which in India is always at the west end.
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  • A figure placed on the right of a symbol only affects the symbol to which it is attached, but when figures are placed in front of several symbols all are affected by it, thus 2H 2 SO 4 means H 2 SO 4 taken twice.
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  • Fir trees and branches from the neighbouring forest are collected and planted in front of the houses, so that for a few hours Hasselt has the appearance of being restored to its primitive condition as a wood.
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  • In some strains the coloured portion extends in front of the fore legs, leaving only a ring of white round the neck.
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  • At this moment the Prussians were actually on parade and ready to move off to attack, but just then the " evil genius " of the Prussian army, von Massenbach, an officer of the Headquarter Staff, rode up and claiming to speak with the authority of the king and commander-in-chief, induced Hohenlohe to order his troops back to camp. Of all this Napoleon saw nothing, but from all reports he came to the conclusion that the whole Prussian army was actually in front of him, and at once issued orders for his whole army to concentrate towards Jena, marching all night if need be.
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  • Hohenlohe had determined to drive the French into the ravine at daybreak, but had no idea as to the numbers in front of him.
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  • Soult's army (about 79,000), in three entrenched lines, stretched from the sea in front of St Jean de Luz along commanding ground to Amotz and thence, behind the river, to Mont Mondarin near the Nive.
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  • Directly west of the town hall is the new Stadthaus, the chief police station of the town, in front of which is a bronze statue of the burgomaster Karl Friedrich Petersen (1809-1892), erected in 1897.
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  • But it is necessary to remember, in the light of recent discoveries, that the sixth prosomatic pair of appendages is carried on the seventh somite of the whole series, there being two prosthomeres or somites in front of the mouth, the first carrying the eyes, the second the chelicerae; also that the first mesosomatic or genital somite is not the seventh or even the eighth of the whole series of somites which have been historically present, 1 See the article Arthropoda for the use of the term " prosthomere."
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  • The Composition of the Head (that is to say, of the anterior part of the prosoma) with especial Reference to the Region in Front of the Mouth.
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  • The single pair of palpiform appendages in front of the mouth has been found in one instance to be antenniform, whilst the numerous post-oral appendages in the same genus were bi-ramose.
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  • This telson may enlarge, it may possibly even become internally and sternally developed as partially separate somites, and the tergum may remain without trace of somite formation, or, as appears to be the case in Limulus, the telson gives rise to a few well-marked somites (mesosoma and two others) and then enlarges without further trace of segmentation, whilst the chitinous integument which develops in increasing thickness on the terga as growth advances welds together the unsegmented telson and the somites in front of it, which were previ ously marked by separate tergal thickenings.
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  • (After Beecher, from Zittel.) retained as a rudimentary, separate, detached somite in front of the mesosoma, or disappears altogether (excalation).
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  • The meeting of the coxae of all the prosomatic limbs in front of the pentagonal sternum; the space for a genital operculum; the pair of pectens, and the absence of any evidence of pulmonary stigmata are noticeable in this specimen.
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  • Like most other young animals, fox-cubs are exceedingly playful, and may be seen chasing one another in front of the mouth of the burrow, or even running after their own tails.
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  • The oak and sycamore in front of Birnam House, the famed twin trees of Birnam, are believed to be more than 1000 years old, and to be the remnant of the wood of Birnam which Shakespeare immortalized in Macbeth.
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  • A fountain, after the original design of that in the quadrangle of Linlithgow Palace, was erected in front of the entrance by the prince consort.
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  • To Italy was assigned the northern half of the Dalmatian mainland as far as Cape Planka, and all the islands save Krk (Veglia) and Rab (Arbe) in the N., Solta and Brazza in front of Spalato, and the few which lie to the south of Meleda.
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  • In experiment under ordinary circumstances it makes no difference whether the collecting lens is in front of or behind the diffracting aperture.
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  • One of these, of width equal, say, to one-tenth of an inch, is inserted in front of the object-glass, and the telescope, carefully focused all the while, is drawn gradually back from the grating until the lines are no longer seen.
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  • At other parts of the field the effect is the same, in accordance with the principle known as Babinet's, whether the imaginary screen in front of the object-glass is generally transparent but studded with a number of opaque circular disks, or is generally opaque but perforated with corresponding apertures.
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  • If a telescope be employed there is a distinction to be observed, according as the half-covered aperture is between the eye and the ocular, or in front of the object-glass.
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  • If, however, the half-covered aperture be in front of the object-glass, the phenomenon is magnified as a whole, and the desirable relation between the (unmagnified) dispersion and the aperture is the same as without the telescope.
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  • Obelisks were usually raised on pedestals of cubical form resting on one or two steps, and were set up in pairs in front of the entrance of temples.
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  • The west end was formed by a wall, on which stood four columns between antae; but the main entrance to this western compartment was through a large and very ornate doorway on the north; and a large Ionic portico, consisting of four columns in the front, and one in the return on each side, was placed in front of this door.
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  • As the Scots were forced back, a part of Dacre's force closed upon the other flank, and finally Dacre himself, boldly neglecting an almost intact Scottish division in front of him, charged in upon the rear of King James's corps.
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  • About the same time, the force in front of De la Rey and Kemp in the west being depleted to find the troops for larger operations, the Boers made a fierce surprise attack on Colonel Kekewich's column at Moedville, in which Kekewich was wounded and his troops hard pressed for a time.
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  • The helm bar is a roll of cloud that forms in front of it, to leeward.
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  • When the object was only to hold up the hair from the neck, the o-¢Evbovn was used, which, as its name implies, was in the form of a sling; but in this case it was called more particularly 67reQBov¢EVbovrt, as a distinction from the sphendone when worn in front of the head.
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  • Then when once across the stream it was discovered that unlike the normal slopes in the district the hillside in front of them showed a slight convexity under cover of which they were able to re-form in regular order.
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  • News had now been received of the arrival of Austrian reinforcements by rail at the capital both from Hungary and Italy, and of the preparation of a strong line of provisional defences along the Florisdorf position directly in front of Vienna.
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  • Ventral fins below or in front of the pectorals, the pelvic bones posterior to the clavicular symphysis and only loosely attached to it by ligament.
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  • The front of the castle is formed by five massive towers: behind it are two walled courtyards, to the north of the easternmost of which is the well-guarded main entrance to the plateau of Epipolae (narrower minor entrances are to be seen on both the north and the south sides) communicating by a long underground passage with the inner ditch in front of the castle proper.
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  • Below London Bridge the river is embanked for a short distance in front of the Tower of London, and above Westminster Bridge the Albert Embankment extends for nearly 1 m.
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  • The Marble Arch was intended as a monument to Nelson, and first stood in front of Buckingham Palace, being moved to its present site in 1851.
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  • Provision was made in the design, by Sir Aston Webb, for the extension of the Mall to open upon Trafalgar Square, through gateways in a semicircular range of buildings to be occupied by government offices, and for a wide circular space in front of the Palace, with a statue of the Queen by Thomas Brock in its centre.
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  • A statue of the duke of Cambridge, by Captain Adrian Jones, was unveiled in 1907 in front of the War Office, Whitehall.
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  • The defeat suffered by the Suvla troops on the 9th was in reality decisive in so far as the new area was concerned; but, even so, the invaders who had set foot there tried yet again on the 10th to wrest the heights in front of them out of Osmanli keeping.
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  • This workman stands upon a platform in front of special furnaces which, from their shape and purpose,.
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  • A full account of the process of blowing crown-glass will be found in all older books and articles on the subject, so that it need only be mentioned here that the glass, instead of being blown into a cylinder, is blown into a flattened sphere, which is caused to burst at the point opposite the pipe and is then, by the rapid spinning of the glass in front of a very hot furnace-opening, caused to expand into a flat disk of large diameter.
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  • The width of the sheet or plate is regulated by moving guides which are placed in front of the roller and are pushed along by it, while its thickness is regulated by raising or lowering the roller relatively to the surface of the table.
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  • The rolled sheet is left on the castingtable until it has set sufficiently to be pushed over a flat iron plate without risk of distortion; meanwhile the table has been placed in front of the opening of one of the large annealing kilns and the slab of glass is carefully pushed into the kiln.
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  • The anomalous position of the stamens in front of the petals is explained by the abortion or non-development of an outer row of stamens, indications of which are sometimes seen on the hypogynous disk encircling the ovary.
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  • By this means they were enabled to capture the island of Giglio, and, attacking the Pisan harbour, carried off its chains, bore them in triumph to Florence, and suspended them in front of the baptistery, where they remained until 1848.
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  • If we hold a common reading lens (a magnifying lens) in front of a lamp or some other bright object and at some distance from it, and if we hold a sheet of paper vertically at a suitable distance behind the lens, we see depicted on the paper an image of the lamp. This image is inverted and perverted.
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  • After discussing the structure of the eye he gives an experiment in which the appearance of the reversed images of outside objects on a piece of paper held in front of a small hole in a darkened room, with their forms and colours, is quite clearly described and explained with a diagram, as an illustration of the phenomena of vision.
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  • He discloses as a great secret the use of a concave speculum in front of the aperture, to collect the rays passing through it, when the images will be seen reversed, but by prolonging them beyond the centre they would be seen larger and unreversed.
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  • There is good anchorage throughout the entire channel separating the island from the mainland, except in the Ly-ee-mun Pass, where the water is deep; the best anchorage is in Hong-Kong roads, in front of Victoria, where, over good holding ground, the depth is 5 to 9 fathoms. The inner anchorage of Victoria Bay, about a m.
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  • With 12,500 men of all arms the Marshal held in front of him over 40,000 of the enemy.
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  • On the piazza in front of the church is Donatello's magnificent equestrian statue of Erasmo da Narni, the Venetian general (1438-1441).
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  • His forces on the Marchfeld were drawn up in front of the bridges facing north, with their left in the village of Aspern (Gross-Aspern) and their right in Essling (or Esslingen).
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  • In the meanwhile nearly all the French infantry posted between the two villages and in front of the bridges had been drawn into the fight on either flank.
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  • Hence, if a prism is placed in front of the eye with its base towards the nose, a ray of light falling upon it will be bent inwards, and seem to come from a point farther out from the axis of vision.
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  • If a suitable prism is placed in front of the eyes the double vision may be prevented.
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  • In hypermetropia the retina is in front of the principal focus of the eye.
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  • In appearance tsetse are somewhat narrow-bodied flies, with a prominent proboscis, which projects horizontally in front of the head, and with the wings in the resting position closed flat one over the other like the blades of a pair of scissors.
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  • A number of fine sculptures were found in the square in front of the cathedral in 1890, and architectural fragments belonging to some public building.
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  • In some all the teeth are nearly of the same size; others possess in front of the jaws (Lycodonts) or behind in the maxillaries (Diacrasterians) a tooth more or less con spicuously larger than the rest; whilst others again are distinguished by this larger posterior tooth being grooved along its outer face.
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  • Doliophis intestinalis of Indo-China has enormously developed poison glands, which extend down the whole anterior third of the body, in front of the heart.
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  • After passing the altar, it turns to the left again at right angles, and so enters the space in front of the temple.
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  • On the 14th of May 1861 he was appointed colonel of the 13th U.S. Infantry, a new regiment, and was soon assigned to command a brigade in General McDowell's army in front of Washington.
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  • All the space behind the mirror will become dark, and all the space in front of the mirror will acquire an exalted illumination.
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  • She was a celebrated dancer and courtesan, who, in the full flower of her beauty and guilty sovereignty over the youth of Antioch, was suddenly converted by the influence of the holy bishop Nonnus, whom she had heard preaching in front of a church which she was passing with her gay train of attendants and admirers.
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  • This Pirene originally had a two-storey facade of Roman fashion made of limestone, but, before the time of Pausanias, it had received a covering of marble which has now fallen off, but has left traces of itself in the holes drilled into the limestone, in the rough hacking away of the half columns, and in the numerous marble fragments which lay in front of the facade.
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  • It was built up in front of a more simple Greek fountain-structure which consisted of seven cross-walls placed under the edge of the stratum forming the upper terrace.
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  • Public monuments are few, but include a statue of Queen Victoria (1903) and a South African War memorial (1905) in front of the city hall; the Albert Memorial (1870), in the form of a clock-tower, in Queen Street; a monument to the same prince in High Street; and a statue in Wellington Place to Dr Henry Cooke, a prominent Presbyterian minister who died in 1868.
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  • The image was made of felt and cloth, and similar images of his wife and children were set on his left hand and in front of him.
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  • Arrived at the summit, Bredow sounded "line to the front," but at that moment a storm of French bullets swept down on them, and the men, no longer to be restrained, dashed forward, before the line could be completed, almost due east against long lines of infantry and artillery which they now saw for the first time about 1200 yards in front of them.
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  • The advanced guard of the Allies under General (Lord) Cadogan promptly crossed the Scheldt and annihilated an outlying body of French troops, and Cadogan established himself on the ground he had won in front of the French centre.
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  • He had been in communication with Monk for some time, and on Monk entering London with his army (3rd February 1660) Lenthall met him in front of Somerset House.
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  • 10 A screen of wire gauze, placed in front of the segment through which the fainter star is viewed, was, employed by Bessel to equalize the brilliancy of the images under observation.
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  • An arrangement, afterwards described, has been fitted in modern heliometers for placing the screen in front of either segment by a handle at the eye-end.
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  • Gill introduced a powerful auxiliary to the accuracy of heliometer measures in the shape of a reversing prism placed in front of the eye-piece, between the latter and the observer's eye.
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  • If Struve had employed a properly proportioned double circular diaphragm, fixed symmetrically with the axis of the telescope in front of the divided lens and turning with the micrometer, it is probable that his report on the instrument would have been still more favourable.
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  • In 1876 a statue of Servetus was erected by Don Pedro Gonsalez de Velasco in front of his Instituto Antropologico at Madrid; in 1903 an expiatory block was erected at Champel; in 1907 a statue was erected in Paris (Place de la Mairie du XIV e Arrondissement); another is at Aramnese; another was prepared (1910) for erection at Vienne.
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  • In medieval architecture the term is applied on the European continent to that portion of a chancel, which, enclosed with a railing or balustrade in front of the altar, is devoted to the celebration of the Holy Eucharist; this in England is generally known as the presbytery.
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  • The plan of the temple may be supposed to have included a colonnaded court in front of the present facade, and pylon towers at the entrance; but these were never built, probably for lack of funds.
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  • On either side of this centre was the cavalry in two long lines, while in front of the centre and close to the right at Liitzen were the two batteries of heavy artillery.
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  • In certain species of mylodon the front pair of teeth in each jaw is placed some distance in front of the rest and has the crown surface obliquely bevelled by From Owen.
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  • The atmosphere of the whole town is, indeed, dominated by the memory of Goethe and Schiller, whose bronze statues, by Rietschel, grouped on one pedestal (unveiled in 1857) stand in front of the theatre.
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  • Thereafter, whatever befell, the allied armies would resolutely press forward towards Paris, affording each other mutual support, and with the tremendous weight of troops at their disposal thrust back Napoleon upon his capital, force him to fight in front of it, and drive him when defeated within its works.
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  • The frontier in front of Leuze and Binche was watched by the DutchBelgian light cavalry.
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  • The frontier in front of Binche, Charleroi and Dinant was watched by the Prussian outposts.
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  • He was in front of a force of unknown strength which appeared resolved to stand its ground, his men were tired, and the cannon-thunder to his right rear proclaimed clearly that Grouchy had not made much headway on the Fleurus road.
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  • Meanwhile two long hours had been wasted on the right whilst Grouchy and Vandamme deliberated over their plan of action in front of the Prussian brigade at Gilly; and it was not until the emperor himself again reached the front, about 5.30 P.M., that vigour replaced indecision.
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  • The right wing, under Grouchy, had come to a halt in front of Fleurus.
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  • He at once wrote to Ney saying that these could only be some of Wellington's troops, and that Ney was to concentrate his force and crush what was in front of him, adding that he was to send all reports to Fleurus.
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  • Napoleon ordered Ney to master Quatre Bras, and added that the emperor would attack the corps which he saw in front of him.
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  • The two chiefs, surveying the French army in their front, considered that no serious force was in front of Quatre Bras, and Wellington terminated the interview with the conditional promise that he would bring his army to Blucher's assistance at Ligny, if he was not attacked himself.
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  • Immediately afterwards, hearing that Ney had 20,000 men in front of him, he sent the "pencil-note" by General La Bedoyere which directed Ney to detach D'Erlon's corps to Ligny.
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  • He used a low ridge to screen his main June defensive position, exposing comparatively few troops in front of the crest.
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  • As D'Erlon's troops advanced the Dutch-Belgian brigade in front of the ridge, which had been subjected to an overwhelming fire from the 80 French guns at close range, turned about and retired in disorder through the main position.
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  • The lex parieti faciundo, an interesting inscription of 105 B.C. relating to some building works in front of the temple of Serapis, shows that Puteoli had considerable administrative independence, including the right to date such a public document by the names of its own magistrates.
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  • A common called the Stray, of 200 acres, secured by act of parliament from ever being built upon, stretches in front of the main line of houses, and on this account Harrogate, notwithstanding its rapid increase, has retained much of its rural charm.
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  • 3 the issue of the war was decided at the great battle of Lule Burgas, in which the Turkish army was heavily defeated, and retreated in disorder to the Chatalja lines, in front of Constantinople.
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  • If a second card with a narrow slit in it is held in front of the first, the slit running from the centre outwards, the wave motion is still more evident.
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  • Stationary waves are formed in the air in the dust-tube if the length is rightly adjusted by the closely-fitting piston, and the lycopodium dust collects at the nodes in little heaps, the first being at the fixed end and the last just in front of the piston on the sounder.
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  • On the other side the ist Army was at Feng-hwang-cheng with one brigade detached on the roads on either hand, the left being therefore in front of the Takushan division and facing the Fenshuiling.
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  • Oku renewed the attack next day, but found only a rearguard in front of him, and without following up the retiring Russians he again halted for six days before proceeding to Haicheng to effect a junction with the 4th Army (Nozu), which meantime had won a number of minor actions and forced the passage of the mountains at Fenshuiling South.'
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  • Wire entanglements were disposed in repeated lines in front of the defences, but they were not of a strong type.
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  • The Russian line in front of Mukden from the Hun-ho, through the Putilov and Novgorod hills on the Sha-ho, to the mountains, was 47 m.
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  • Here the larger houses had platforms in front of them forming terraces at different levels descending towards the river.
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  • In addition to the statues in Juneau Park there is a statue of Kosciusko in the park of that name; one of Washington and a soldiers' monument on Grand Avenue; a statue of Henry Bergh in front of the city hall; one of Robert Burns in the First Ward Park, and, in Washington Park, a replica of Ernst Rietschel's Schiller-Goethe monument in Jena, given to the city in 1908 by the Germans of Milwaukee.
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  • According to an alternative explanation, the heavenly Ram, placed as leader in front of the flock of the stars, merely embodied a spontaneous figure of the popular imagination.
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  • He was accorded a public funeral, and a statue was erected to his memory in front of the Rostra.
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  • Within this circuit there are various open areas - the spacious Ippodromo in front of the citadel, the public gardens in the north-east of the city, the Piazza Grande in front of the cathedral, and the Piazza Reale to the south of the palace.
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  • Bartholdi, stands in front of the castle; and in the Place d'Armes is the bronze group "Quand Meme" by Antonin Mercie, in memory of Thiers and of Colonel Pierre Marie Aristide Denfert-Rochereau (1823-1878), commandant of the place during the siege.
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  • The German batteries, as more guns arrived, were extended from left to right, and on the 13th of December the Bosmont was captured, ground being also gained in front of Bellevue.
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  • Here Stonewall Jackson lay with a small force, and in front of him at the outlet of the valley was Banks, while Fremont threatened him from West Virginia.
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  • Butler and the Army of the James at the same time won some successes in front of the Richmond works.
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  • Grant lay in front of the Army of northern Virginia with 125,000 men, and when active operations began Lee had no resource but to try and escape to the southwest in order to join Johnston.
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  • The larva for a time swims freely in the sea-water, having a circlet of cilia round the body in front of the mouth, forming the velum.
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  • This peculiar little inhabitant of the steppes and desert regions of Turkestan and Persia, by rubbing the imbricating scales upon each other, produces a shrill cricket-like noise, whilst sitting at night in front of its hole in the ground.
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  • As in all Arachnida there is only a single pair of appendages in front of the mouth, and these were onebranched, long and filiform and acted as antennae.
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  • Those genera, like Paradoxides, Olenus, Asaphus, Phillipsia and others, in which this groove cuts the posterior edge of the head-shield on the inner side of its angle are referred to the Opisthoparia; those, like Dalmanites and Phacops, in which it cuts the lateral border in front of the posterior angle, belong to the Proparia.
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  • On the north side, in front of the high altar, is another somewhat similar throne for the use of the king.
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  • When the ice of the last glacial epoch had retreated so far that Its front lay on a northward slope, belonging to the drainage area of the Great Lakes, bodies of water accumulated in front of the ice margin, forming glacio-marginal lakes.
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  • The ether three sides are occupied by the episcopal and municipal palaces, and the Palazzo Piccolomini; the last, resembling the Palazzo Rucellai at Florence, is the finest, and in front of it is a beautiful fountain.
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  • In addition the church of the Rosary, a rich building in the Byzantine style, was erected in front of and below the basilica from 1884 to 1889.
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  • His house still exists, and his tomb, a sarcophagus supported by four short columns of red marble, stands in front of the church.
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  • To the left of the vena cava is the Spigelian lobe, which lies in front of the bodies of the tenth and eleventh thoracic vertebrae, the lesser sac of peritoneum, diaphragm and thoracic aorta intervening.
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  • - Viewof the two muscle is in front of the mouth and .
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  • The special gland of the musk-deer, which has made the animal so well known, and has proved the cause of unremitting persecution to its possessor, is found in the male only, and is a sac about the size of a small orange, situated beneath the skin of the abdomen, the orifice being immediately in front of the preputial aperture.
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  • That end of each which lies in front of the ovary is called the fimbriated extremity, and has a number of fringes (fimbriae) hanging from it; one of the largest of these is the ovarian fimbria and is attached to the upper or tubal pole of the ovary.
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  • Cavity of body Cavity of cervix elevation in front of the pubic bones caused by a mass of fibrofatty tissue; the skin over it is covered by hair in the adult.
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  • A little above the globus major a few scattered tubules are found in children in front of the cord; these form the rudimentary structure known as the organ of Giraldes or paradidymis.
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  • In common with all other Coelomata, the Mollusca are at one period of life possessed of a prostomium or region in front of the mouth, which is the essential portion of the " head," and is connected with the property of forward locomotion in a definite direction and the steady carriage of the body (as opposed to rotation of the body on its long axis).
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  • The teeth are secreted by a small number of cells at the closed end of the caecum, the basal membrane by a transverse row of cells in front of these.
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  • It now passes to the veliger phase, a definitely molluscan form, in which the disproportion between the area in front of the ciliated circlet and th