How to use In-front-of in a sentence

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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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  • A car was parked in front of me, an old Ford.

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  • The man with purple eyes knelt in front of her.

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  • Two large men stood in front of the door across the hall.

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  • On Christmas Eve, we sit in front of the fire and take turns reading Christmas stories.

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  • Sometimes the answer is right in front of you.

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  • Jonny stopped in front of him and stared.

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  • Darkyn moved in front of him.

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  • I told him a big fat lie in front of you this past weekend.

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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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  • I know you would stand beside me - maybe even in front of me with the intent of protecting me.

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  • She planted both on the nightstand in front of Lisa.

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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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  • There was already a sizable gap between her wagon and the one in front of her.

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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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  • 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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  • Candy spilled across the coffee table and a glass bowl was shoved in front of her mouth.

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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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  • 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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  • Though she didn't want to in front of him, Deidre started crying.

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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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  • 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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  • He snapped his fingers in front of her eyes.

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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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  • Maybe you were in front of it!

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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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  • 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 stage came to a halt in front of the station, and people drifted by, satisfying their curiosity about its occupants.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • They stopped in front of a wooden door in the earth.

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  • The iron wall was open in front of Sirian's cell.

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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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  • Not in words, but how do you think it made me feel when you defied me in front of everyone?

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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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  • The large basin of drinking-water in front of the exedra was fed thence, and served to associate the name of Herodes with a benefit of the highest practical value.

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  • By the development of a ciliated ring just in front of the mouth the embryo becomes a trochosphere.

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  • Unlike Java, Sumatra has a series of considerable islands (Nias Islands, Mentawi Islands, &c.) arranged like outworks in front of the west coast, which faces the open Indian Ocean.

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  • Layer upon layer of clay is deposited by the sea in front of the dikes, until new fringe has been added to the coast-line on which sea grasses begin to grow.

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  • The South Beveland (1862-1866) canal connects the East and West Scheldt; similarly in South Holland the Voorne canal unites the Haringvliet with the New Maas, which does not allow the passage of large vessels above Brielle; whilst owing to the banks and shallows in front of Hellevoetsluis the New Waterway was cut to Rotterdam.

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  • On the west bank of the huge colossi of Memnon marked the entrance of his funerary temple, a magnificent building which was afterwards destroyed, and the great lake of Birket Habu was dug and embanked in front of his brick palace at the extreme south.

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  • But the way in which they usually diverge just over and in front of the eye has suggested the more probable idea, that they serve to guard these organs from thorns and spines while hunting for fallen fruits among the tangled thickets of rattans and other spiny plants.

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  • The little square in front of the church is surrounded by Gothic palaces of the Doria family.

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  • The Piazza Ferrari, a large irregular space, is the chief focus of traffic and the centre of the Genoese tramway system; it is embellished with a fine equestrian statue of Garibaldi, unveiled in 1893, which stands in front of the Teatro Carlo Felice.

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  • Most of these animals were of small size, and many had long upper canines, like those of the existing Hydrelaphus; while in all there was no depression for a gland in front of the eye.

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  • At a given moment one of these compartments is burning and at its full temperature; the air for combustion is drawn in through one or more compartments behind it which have just finished burning, and is thereby strongly heated; the products of combustion pass away through one or more compartments in front of it and heat their contents before they are subjected to actual combustion.

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  • The shores are for the most part low, with few islands in front of them, and culti vation comes down almost to the tide-line.

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  • Vast vertical walls of rock shoot up to a height of 600 ft., cut by their perpendicular joints into quadrangular piers and projections, some of which stand out alone as cathedral-like islets in front of the main cliff.

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  • He is generally naked; his right leg rests on a rock or the prow of a ship; he carries a trident in his hand, and is gazing in front of him, apparently out to sea; sometimes he is standing on the water, swinging his trident, or riding in his chariot over the waves, accompanied by his wife Amphitrite, the Nereids and other inhabitants of the sea.

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  • Here the metacarpals and metatarsals have partially united to form cannonbones, the skull has assumed the elongated form characteristic of modern camels, with the loss of the first and second pairs of upper incisors, and the development of gaps in front of and behind each of the next three teeth, that is to say, the third incisor, the canine and the first cheek-tooth.

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  • The carved totem posts of the Haida, standing in front of the heavily framed houses, or at a little distance from them, represent the coats of arms of the respective families of the tribes and generally exhibit designs treated in a bold and original manner, highly conventionalized but always recognizable in their purport by any one familiar with the distinctive marks of the animal forms portrayed.

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  • These separate enclosed seats are properly reserved for the clergy, and more usually the choir are seated in open benches in front of the stalls.

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  • On its south side stands the walled town of Ting-hai, in front of which is the principal harbour.

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  • On the northern side of this terrace, between the second temple and the Cyclopean supporting wall, a long stoa or colonnade runs from east to west abutting at the west end in structures which evidently contained a well-house and waterworks; while at the eastern end of this stoa a number of chambers were erected against the hill, in front of which were placed statues and inscriptions, the bases for which are still extant.

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  • The dwelling-places of the natives are usually small huts of the simplest constuction, used chiefly as sleeping apartments; the day is spent in an open space in front of the hut protected from the sun by a roof of palm or other leaves.

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  • Tufa is also found in the lowest part of the city towards the sea in front of the few houses that have been discovered; and in the very high banks that surround them, as also in the lowest part of the theatre, there are plainly to be seen earth, sand, ashes, fragments 3 C.I.L.

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  • This square is distinguished for a uniform and nearly completed line of colonnades in front of the buildings surrounding it.

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  • In 1899 the Uruguayan government entered into a contract for the dredging of the bay, the construction of two long breakwaters, the dredging of a channel to deep water, and the construction of a great basin and docks in front of the city.

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  • The line chosen by Krauss ran from south of Rovereto in front of Col Santo to the Borcola Pass; thence along the rim of the Arsiero plateau, north of the Posina and east of the Upper Astico; thence north-eastward across the Val d'Assa to Monte Mosciagh, and thence northward to the old frontier.

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  • These images would be short lines of light; but a plano-cylindrical lens is placed with its axis horizontal just in front of the recording surface.

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  • Along the south-eastern margin, in front of the Taurus, stands a line of great volcanoes, stretching from Kara-Dagh to Argaeus.

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  • The ridges in front of it rose steeply, and were strongly held by the Italians, whose position, however, suffered from two grave drawbacks.

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  • On other occasions also Vamacharis commonly offer animal sacrifices, usually one or more kids; the head of the victim, which has to be severed by a single stroke, being always placed in front of the image of the goddess as a blood-offering (bali), with an earthen lamp fed with ghee burning above it, whilst the flesh is cooked and served to the guests attending the ceremony, except that of buffaloes, which is given to the low-caste musicians who perform during the service.

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  • Section in front of mouth; the right and left sides are transposed.

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  • The perforated pharynx terminates some distance in front of the atriopore.

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  • Usually the sides of the carapace are strangely produced into a mock rostrum in front of the ocular lobe, be it oculiferous or not.

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  • Finland was on the whole prosperous and progressive, and his statue in the great square in front of the cathedral and the senate house in Helsingfors testifies to the regard in which his memory is cherished by his Finnish subjects.

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  • It consisted of a fixed horseshoe armature wound over with insulated copper wire in front of which revolved about a vertical axis a horseshoe magnet.

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  • If there be refraction at a collective spherical surface, or through a thin positive lens, 0' 2 will lie in front of O' 1 so long as the angle u2 is greater than u 1 (" under correction "); and conversely with a dispersive surface or lenses (" over correction ").

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  • The thyroid gland, which is situated in front of the neck, yields a secretion which passes into the blood and there tends to maintain a state of moderate dilatation in the blood-vessels and of oxidization in the tissues, so that the circulation remains good and the body-heat and muscular activity remain well maintained.

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  • The " crowd of lights " described by Paulinus as crowning the altar were either grouped round it or suspended in front of it; they are represented by the sanctuary lamps of the Latin Church and by the crown of lights suspended in front of the altar in the Greek.

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  • When the second division of the nerve is affected the pain is chiefly in the cheek and upper jaw, the painful points being immediately below the lower eyelid, over the cheek bone, and about the upper lip. When the third division of the nerve suffers the pain affects the lower jaw, and the chief painful points are in front of the ear and about the chin.

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  • The coast is lined with low dunes or sandhills, in front of which lie the large littoral lakes or lagoons named the Frisches Haff and the Kurisches Haff.

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  • It is clear, then, that in front of the Himalaya there is a great depression, but as yet there is no indication that this depression was ever beneath the sea.

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  • After a time a new fault originated at the foot of the sub-Himalayan zone thus raised, which now became part of the Himalaya themselves, and a new sub-Himalayan chain was formed in front of the previous one.

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  • In the case of water the whole of the surface in front of the needle moves with it, while on the other hand the dust floating on alcohol is scarcely disturbed until the needle actually strikes it.

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  • The waves then travel along with the body at a constant distance in front of it.

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  • Hence at a certain distance in front of the body there is a series of waves which are stationary with respect to the body.

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  • In front of this is a double series of stationary waves, the gravitation waves forming a series increasing in wave-length with their distance in front of the body, and the surface-tension waves or ripples diminishing in wave-length with their distance from the body, and both sets of waves rapidly diminishing in amplitude with their distance from the body.

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  • Beyond them a road branches to the right, sweeping round in a broad curve to the space in front of the temple of Apollo.

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  • To the east of the space in front of the temple was an oblong building of two chambers, with a colonnade on each side but not in front; this may have been the Prytaneum or some other official building; beyond it is the most interesting and characteristic of all the monuments of Delphi.

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  • Leaving only a few troops in front of Verria and of the Greek 5th Div.

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  • On the 22nd the first serious engagements took place in front of Adrianople.

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  • Wodan promised to give victory to those whom he should see in front of him at sunrise.

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  • The fine bay in front of the city, affording a safe and commodious harbour, is formed by an island stretching along the south of it.

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  • It will be sufficient here to define them as Arthropoda for the most part of aquatic habits, having typically two pairs of antenniform appendages in front of the mouth and at least three pairs of post-oral limbs acting as jaws.

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  • The " growing point " of the trunk is, in fact, situated in front of this region, and, when the full number of somites has been reached, the unsegmented part remaining forms the telson of the adult.

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  • Sometimes they are applied, as in the Copepoda, to the limb-bearing and limbless regions of the trunk, while in other cases, as in the Phyllopoda, they denote, respectively, the regions in front of and behind the genital apertures.

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  • In the nauplius larva they lie rather at the sides than in front of the mouth, and their basal portion carries a hook-like masticatory process which assists the similar processes of the mandibles in seizing food.

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  • At successive moults the somites increase in number, new somites being added behind those already differentiated, from a formative zone in front of the telsonic region.

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  • Even in those which have most fully retained the primitive order of development, as in the Penaeidea and Euphausiidae, the last pair of abdominal appendages make their appearance in advance of those immediately in front of them.

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  • His political career was by no means so creditable, and it has been said of him that he had character only in front of the enemy.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • She glanced at the book in front of her, an idea forming in her mind.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • There are large lacunae in the head in front of the ganglia.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 that behind it is very greatly increased, so that the former is now simply an emarginated region of the head fringed with cilia.

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  • On the 23rd of September Wellesley supposed himself to be still some miles from the enemy; he suddenly found that the entire forces of Sindhia and the raja of Berar were close in front of him at Assaye.

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  • Massena followed, but was checked completely in front of the lines.

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  • Soult had to move southwards to live, and the English were again more than a match for the enemy in front of them.

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  • Both revolts were in progress when the Bab, with one of his devoted disciples, was brought from his prison at Chihriq to Tabriz and publicly shot in front of the arg or citadel.

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  • The custom-house occupies a considerable part of the shore-line in front of the old city, and has a protected basin for the discharge of lighters.

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  • On the other hand, the American forms, which have one pair of large chisel-like incisors in the lower jaw, also possess a lower canine, and show no marked gap in front of the cheek-teeth, nor any indication of the characteristic rodent backwards movement of the lower jaw.

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  • Eight or more slivers are put behind the first drawing head, conveyed through the fallers and made into one sliver in front of the machine.

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  • A steep slope, vineyards, low stone walls and abatis had all to be surmounted, under a galling fire from the Bavarian musketeers, before the Army of France found itself, breathless and in disorder, in front of the actual entrenchments of the crest.

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  • Turenne's advanced guard appeared from the Glotter Tal only to find a stubborn rearguard of cavalry in front of the abbey.

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  • The clergy, now Roman officials, vested in the robes of the civil dignitaries, took their seats in the apse of the basilica where the magistrates were wont to sit, in front of them the holy table, facing the congregation.

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  • Here he reared a continuous rampart with a ditch in front of it, fair-sized forts, probably a dozen in number, built either close behind it or actually abutting on it, and a connecting road running from end to end.

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  • Maintaining its eastern course from the Apure, the main stream finds its way along the southern side of the delta, where it is called the Corosimi river, and enters the sea at the Boca Grande; but in front of the Tortola island, at the beginning of the Corosimi and too m.

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  • The thing cannot be done unless we adopt in some form Faraday's ingenious solution, by causing the current, in some part of its course, to divide into two channels, one on each side of the magnet, in such a way that during the revolution of the magnet the current is transferred from the channel in front of the magnet to the channel behind it, so that the middle of the magnet can pass across the current without stopping it, just as Cyrus caused his army to pass dryshod over the Gyndes by diverting the river into a channel cut for it in his rear.

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  • Horizontal rays of light entering at the top were reflected by a prism down the tube and focussed on to a sheet of paper in front of the helmsman inside the submarine.

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  • The most remarkable feature of Laraish is its fine large market-place inside the town with a low colonnade in front of very small shops.

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  • Under this hall is a chamber, which, as an inscription on its walls shows, served as a treasury in the 2nd century B.C. In front of this temple an obelisk was erected in the reign of Claudius, fragments of which still exist.

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  • This armature plate revolved in front of a field plate carrying two pieces of tin-foil backed up by larger pieces of varnished paper.

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  • The studs on the armature plate were charged inductively by being connected for a moment by a neutralizing wire as they passed in front of the field plates, and then gave up their charges partly to renew the field charges and partly to collecting combs connected to discharge balls.

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  • As in other molluscs the coelom is represented by a large pericardial cavity, situated above the intestine posteriorly, and a generative sac which is single and median and situated in front of the pericardium, except in the Nuttalochiton hyadesi, where the gonads are in a similar position, but are paired.

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  • Both the openings are close together, the external opening being just in front of the principal gill near the posterior end of the body.

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  • The labial commissure gives off a subradular commissure which also bears two ganglia, these being in close relation to a special sense-organ called the subradular organ, an epithelial projection with nerve-endings, lying in front of the radula and probably gustatory in function.

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  • The antennae are straight, and inserted upon the head just in front of the eyes; they are 11-jointed, and serrated or toothed in the inside.

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  • The elytra, however, are comparatively long narrow structures which occupy a position in front of the wings, of which they may be regarded as forming the anterior parts.

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  • Models on the aeroplane screw type may be propelled by two screws, one fore and one aft, rotating in opposite directions; and in the event of only one screw being employed it may be placed in front of or behind the aeroplane.

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  • The king's army was grouped in front of the village, facing in the direction of Milan, with a small stream separating it from the oncoming Swiss.

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  • A little in front of the tomb, on the left and right, are smaller mounds over the graves of his son and grandson, from the latter of whom we have the remarkable treatise called The Doctrine of the Mean.

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  • He was killed in the fighting in front of Marietta, while reconnoitring near Pine Mountain, Georgia, on the 14th of June 1864.

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  • The eastern crescent includes by far the largest as well as the oldest portion of Naples - the ports, the arsenal, the principal churches, &c. The best-known thoroughfare is the historic Toledo (as it is still popularly called, though the official name is Via Roma) which runs almost due north from the Piazza (Largo) del Plebiscito in front of the Palazzo Reale, till, as Strada Nuova Di Capodimonte, crossing the Ponte della Sanita (constructed by Murat across the valley between Santa Teresa and Capodimonte), it reaches the gates of the Capodimonte palace.

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  • In the Celtic tonsure (tonsure of St John, or, in contempt, tonsure of Simon Magus) all the hair in front of a line drawn over the top of the head from ear to ear was shaven (a fashion common among the Hindus).

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