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  • Martha returned with a pile of diapers in hand.
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  • Back at the apartment, he paused at the door, key in hand.
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  • Cade was standing in the doorway, coffee mug in hand.
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  • Quinn, surprised we were still clinging to our project, slumped down in an easy chair, journals in hand.
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  • With sandwich in hand she went back on line and located a missing girl.
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  • My wife and I stopped at a closed filling station in Connecticut and with Martha's notes in hand I attempted to phone the authorities.
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  • She returned in an instant, glass in hand.
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  • Detective came up to us, his phone in hand.
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  • It wasn't the first time and they had the situation in hand.
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  • She made her way to a coffee shop and sat at a table in the darker end of the shop, hot cocoa in hand.
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  • He sat her down on the couch and sat down across from her with the knife in hand.
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  • Maria was already on the stairs, dust rag and mop in hand.
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  • Tamer descended, one cracked tablet in hand.
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  • As soon as she sat, another woman in similar robes with a flushed face appeared, serving tray in hand.
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  • Jade had freed himself during his thrashing and launched out of the door, machete in hand as he flung himself on Kris.
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  • The third, the youngest, hurried toward the door, translator in hand as he had ordered.
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  • She turned, leaving the room, the notebook in hand.
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  • Dean glanced up the street to see Donnie and Martha coming toward them, hand in hand.
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  • Only Mrs. Lincoln roamed the halls, purring for a pat, as Franny and Ryland walked hand in hand to his room.
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  • They walked upstairs hand in hand.
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  • Sarah stood and they headed to the holding room, hand in hand.
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  • He wrapped his arms around the brunette as she rose with the object in hand.
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  • Elise turned away and stormed off, supplies in hand.
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  • Brady straightened, the baton in hand.
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  • He hesitated and then held out a hand.  She took it.  His warm hands were rough and large.  He squeezed hers.  He led her away from the courtyard and lights into the dark night.  They walked hand in hand for a few moments, alone under the full moon.  She'd walked with him before, but this night, it was different.  She felt the shift between them.
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  • Ms. Nightingale murmured a room number and motioned down a hall crowded with bodies like the day after Gettysburg while white-coated figures strolled among the moaning, clip boards in hand With wide-eyed Fred following behind, Dean ran the gauntlet until he found the room, a small office packed with five men and a lot of smoke, three of them in Philadelphia Police uniforms.
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  • She followed the plan, had the picture in-hand and was locking the door to the house when Brutus wandered up with a bloody muzzle.
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  • She rose as she spoke, gloves in hand.
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  • She returned with Ashley, who had a shoebox in hand.
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  • Xander was waiting at one table, mug of coffee in hand.
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  • 12 He had several writings in hand during the early years of his residence in Holland, but the main work of this period was a physical doctrine of the universe which he termed The World.
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  • The latter enterprise Alexander designed to conduct in person; under his supervision was prepared in Babylon an immense fleet, a great basin dug out to contain 1000 ships, and the watercommunications of Babylonia taken in hand.
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  • A part of the revenue of confiscated church lands was allotted to the maintenance of schools, and the question of national education was seriously taken in hand by the Commonwealth.
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  • Meantime the development of the coast region had been taken in hand.
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  • They are forty-eight in number, and on them Magna Carta was based, the work of converting them into a charter, which was regarded as a much more binding form of engagement, being taken in hand immediately.
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  • After completing these reductions, Airy made inquiries, before engaging in any theoretical investigation in connexion with them, whether any other mathematician was pursuing the subject, and learning that Hansen had taken it in hand under the patronage of the king of Denmark, but that, owing to the death of the king and the consequent lack of funds, there was danger of his being compelled to abandon it, he applied to the admiralty on Hansen's behalf for the necessary sum.
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  • In addition to these, notwithstanding government opposition, a series been given to the effort for improvement, and that the question had been seriously taken in hand by the imperial administration and the Duma.
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  • While in this question he went hand in hand with Cornelius, bishop of Rome, his strict attitude in the matter of baptism by heretics brought him into serious conflict with the Roman bishop Stephen.
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  • 15); and Zerubbabel is the one to take in hand and complete the great undertaking (Zech.
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  • His successors, the Diadochi, carried on his work, but Antiochus Epiphanes was the first who deliberately took in hand to deal with the Jews.
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  • Though they saw the enemy advancing upon them sword in hand they remained at worship untroubled and were slaughtered as they poured libation and burned incense, for they put their own safety second to the service of God.
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  • Christianity was introduced in the 12, th century, a bishopric. being founded in the Island of Wollin, and its advance went rapidly hand in hand with the Germanizing of the district.
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  • (Akhenaton), the decoration of this incomplete work was taken in hand by Tutenkhamun and Haremhib.
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  • This style originated, indeed, in a long experience of the profoundest dramatic impulses; but as a habit it does not seem, like the greatest things in art, the one inevitable treatment of the matter in hand.
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  • At length in 1833 the ministry of Earl Grey took the question in hand and carried the abolition with little difficulty, the measure passing the House of Commons on the 7th of August, 1833 and receiving the Royal assent on the 28th.
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  • Various administrative reforms were in hand in 1910-1911, by which it was expected considerably to reduce the credits demanded by the finance ministry - especially those in connexion with the holy cities.
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  • With the two previous loans above mentioned, £T5,50o,000 capital liabilities were paid off, the work of reorganization had made considerable progress, and £T2,000,000 remained in hand at the beginning of1910-1911to continue it.
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  • Meanwhile he had also prepared a fresh line of retreat towards Bohemia, and, certain now of having his men in hand for the coming battle, he quietly awaited events.
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  • The reconnaissance of the river was at once taken in hand by the French upon their arrival in Vienna, and a point opposite the island of Lobau selected for the crossing.
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  • Before the invasion was taken in hand as a serious policy, there had been at least a profession of a belief that the flotilla could push across the Channel during a calm.
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  • The lamb thus drained of blood was to be roasted and entirely consumed by the Israelites, who should be ready with loins girded, shoes on feet and staff in hand so as to be prepared for the exodus.
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  • It should be eaten with loins girded, shoes on feet, and staff in hand because in haste.
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  • This kingdom was to be gradually realized on earth, the transformation of physical nature gcing hand in hand with the ethical transformation of man.
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  • A fresh arbitration might have to be entered on to decide (I) what the law was, (2) whether it applied to the matter in hand.
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  • Under " legal differences" may be ranged such as are capable of being decided, when once the facts are ascertained, by settled, recognized rules, or by rules not settled nor recognized, but (as in the " Alabama " case) taken so to be for the purpose in hand.
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  • The chief feature of the administration of Dr Campos Salles was the statesmanlike ability with which various disputes with foreign powers on boundary questions were seriously taken in hand and brought to a satisfactory and pacific settlement.
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  • While the danger was still impending he took in hand the compilation of Domesday Book.
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  • But his limited resources, and, above all, the proved incapacity of the militia in the field, compelled him instantly to take in hand the vital question of army reform.
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  • The same centralizing tendency was shown in the administrative and judicial reforms taken in hand by the diet of 1722.
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  • In 1842, the works of Laplace being nearly out of print, his widow was about to sell a farm to procure funds for a new impression, when the government of Louis Philippe took the matter in hand.
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  • It is highly significant that Jelacic as Ban of Croatia went hand in hand with the newly elected Serb-patriarch Rajacic: that Croats and Serbs, including many volunteers from the principality of Serbia, fought side by side against Hungary, and that the poet-prince-bishop Peter II.
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  • Special studies of small families or orders of animals with this object in view were taken in hand by many zoologists.
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  • Another department taken in hand was that of education; and the success which attended the opening of schools in the refugee camps was most striking.
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  • Probably (as Duval suggests) the use of Syriac in these regions went hand in hand with the spread of the monophysite doctrine, for the liturgies and formulas of the Jacobite Church were composed in Syriac. Similarly the spread of Nestorian doctrines throughout the western and southwestern regions of the Persian Empire was accompanied by the ecclesiastical use of a form of Syriac which differed very slightly indeed from that employed farther west by the Jacobites.
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  • The 2nd and 4th Austrian corps found themselves all at once threatened in flank and rear by heavy masses of Prussian infantry, the leading brigades of the crown prince's army, and they began to withdraw towards the centre of their position in ordered brigade masses, apparently so intent on keeping their men in hand that they seem never to have noticed the approach of the Prussian reserve artillery of the Guard which (under Prince Kraft zu Hohenlohe-Ingelfingen) was straining forward over heavy soil and through standing corn towards their point of direction, a clump of trees close to the tower of the church of Chlum.
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  • In spite of heavy losses the Austrians were perhaps better in hand and more capable of resuming the battle next morning than the victors, for they were experienced in war, and accustomed to defeat, and retired in good order in three organized columns within easy supporting distance of each other.
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  • That certain Fellows of the College of Physicians (especially in gynaecology) have personally taken operative procedures in hand is some good omen that in time the unreal and mischievous schism between medicine and surgery may be bridged over.
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  • The construction of large storage reservoirs was recommended, and this work was put in hand jointly by the New River, West Middlesex and Grand Junction companies at Staines on the Thames.
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  • William Rufus inherited from his father a love for building, and in the year 1097 he exacted large sums of money from his subjects with the object of carrying on some of the undertakings he had in hand.
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  • - has been adopted by him as suitable to the subject in hand.
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  • But he would seem in some degree to have adapted his manner of writing to the subjectmatter in hand.
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  • These banks enjoyed the privilege of issuing currency notes to the amount of three times the cash in hand without regard to their commercial liabilities.
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  • But as early as 1549 Cranmer had in hand " Articles of Religion " to which he required all preachers and lecturers to subscribe.
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  • There was no real deficiency of ammunition and stores in the fortress, and provisions for forty days were reported in hand.
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  • 15 the preliminary measures were taken in hand.
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  • After the annexation commercial enterprise set in at once, hand in hand with political administration.
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  • Enghien had only 1500 of his foot in hand next day.
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  • The Guard and Milhaud were in hand at Fleurus.
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  • " The Brownist and the Barrowist go hand in hand together."
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  • These matters therefore were taken in hand.
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  • In the South artificial grassing went on for a time hand in hand with cereal-growing, which by 1876 seemed likely to develop on a considerable scale, thanks to the importation of American agricultural machinery, which the settlers were quick to utilize.
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  • He had the gift of living for the work in hand without feeling the distraction of other interests.
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  • The completion of the harbour works, making Brussels a seaport by giving sea-going vessels access thereto, was taken in hand in 1897.
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  • Similarly an absent-minded man is said to be "abstracted," as paying no attention to the matter in hand.
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  • That the agent was acting entirely on his own responsibility may be doubted; for within a few months Erasmus had decided to betake himself to Basel, bearing with him Seneca and Jerome, the latter to be incorporated in the great edition which Johannes Amerbach and Froben had had in hand since 15ro.
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  • The latter, on the contrary, must have grown in importance with the unification and progress of the nation, and in all probability the consolidation of the priesthood into one class went hand in hand with a consolidation of legal tradition.
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  • After some negotiations, an interview took place between him and Mr (afterwards Sir) Lepel Griffin, the diplomatic representative at Kabul of the Indian government, who described Abdur Rahman as a man of middle height, with an exceedingly intelligent face and frank and courteous manners, shrewd and able in conversation on the business in hand.
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  • The time of the Ashtarkhanides had been for the most part a time of dissolution and decay; fanaticism and imbecility went hand in hand.
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  • The Reformation quickened men's interest in the Scriptures to an extraordinary degree, so that, notwithstanding the adverse attitude adopted by the Roman Church at and after the council of Trent, the translation and circulation of the Bible were taken in hand with fresh zeal, and continued in more systematic fashion.
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  • The Old Testament of the Early Version was, according to the editors (Preface, p. xvii.), taken in hand by one of Wycliffe's coadjutors, Nicholas de Herford.
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  • It is small wonder, therefore, if a revision was soon found necessary and actually taken in hand within a few years of the completion of the Earlier Version.
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  • The work was taken in hand at once, and pressed steadily forward to completion.
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  • The terms of the agreement were that a synodal decree should give an absolute assurance that the work of reformation would be taken in hand immediately after the election; reforms, on which all the nations were already united, were to be published before the election; and the mode of the papal election itself was to be determined by deputies.
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  • The exiled abbe Vincenzo Gioberti championed an Italian confederacy under the presidency of the pope; hand in hand with the unity of the nation should go the unity of the faith.
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  • - In Africa, as in the South Seas, mission work has gone hand in hand with geographical discovery.
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  • They rode out in state together, and if he kept cap in hand as a subject she would snatch it from him and clap it on his head again; while in graver things she took all due or possible care to gratify his ambition, by the insertion of a clause in their contract of marriage which made their joint signature necessary to all documents of state issued under the sign-manual.
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  • It was taken in hand as early as 1872, but as a revision of the constitution was necessary, no change was actually carried out till 1887.
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  • Malou at once took in hand the schools question.
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  • This remarkable debut excited much attention, and, on the recommendation of Francois Arago, he took in hand the theory of Mercury, producing, in 1843, vastly improved tables of that planet.
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  • Spartacus, who had stabbed his horse before the battle, fell sword in hand.
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  • About thirty other government projects were taken - in hand under the new Reclamation Service, in some cases involving highly interesting engineering problems, as in the Uncompahgre Project in Colorado.
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  • During this reign the work of conquering and Germanizing the Slavonic tribes east of the Elbe was seriously taken in hand under the lead of Albert the Bear and Henry the Lion, and the foundation of the margraviate of Brandenburg by Albert tended to make life and property more secure in the north-east of Germany.
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  • With as little delay as possible he formed an imperial cabinet, and there were hopes that, as his appointment was generally approved both by the sovereigns and the people, more rapid progress would,be made with the great and complicated work in hand.
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  • The elections of 1878, by weakening the Liberal parties, enabled Bismarck also to take in hand the great frnancial reform which he had long contemplated.
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  • Municipal ownership does not prevail to any extent, and in the larger cities the powers of certain great corporations have tended to cause friction, but such matters as the provision of electric power and light are gradually being taken in hand both by the municipalities and by the province, and a railway and municipal board appointed by the local legislature has certain powers over the railways and electric tramlines.
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  • There was in hand at the same time a naval programme to build 12 armourclads, 5 second-class cruisers, 6 third-class cruisers, and a number of torpedo boats.
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  • The result of these and other laws was an improvement in financial conditions, which enabled the government at last to take in hand the long-delayed task of reforming the currency.
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  • The Caisse was authorized, after payment of the coupons on the debt, to make good out of their balance in hand the difference between the authorized expenditure and the non-assigned revenue.
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  • The very necessary reform of the native tribunals was then taken seriously in hand.
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  • The next two works taken in hand were historical, the Universal History of Orosius and Bede's Ecclesiastical History of the English People.
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  • During his year of office, the heroism with which he worked hand in hand with his old enemy, Bishop Strachan, in fighting an attack of cholera, did not prevent him from winning much unpopularity by his officiousness, and in 1835 he was not re-elected either as mayor or alderman.
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  • The sculptures have been mostly published in hand copy, not facsimile, by Mariette in his Abydos, i.
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  • Owen had a greater plot in hand.
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  • Languages should be taught, like the mother tongue, by conversation on ordinary topics; pictures, object lessons, should be used; teaching should go hand in hand with a happy life.
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  • His death, in the beginning of the battle, decided the fate of Mus`ab, who was slain sword in hand by a Shiite of Kuf a.
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  • She answered that, if he was confident in the justice of his cause, he must die sword in hand.
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  • His son Yahya, still a youth, fled to Balkh in Khorasan, but was discovered at last and hunted down, till he fell sword in hand under Walid II.
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  • Hand in hand with these reactionary measures came two others, one against Jews and Christians, one against the Shiites.
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  • Army prematurely, as he wished to keep a " mass of manoeuvre " in hand against the possibility of a break-through by the Austrians; but by June 2 he felt himself master of the situation.
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  • His recourse to such logical analysis as would meet the requirements of the problem in hand 2 is not rare.
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  • It throws light on many phases of the search for truth, upon the plain man's claim to start with a subject which he knows whose predicate which he does not know is still to be developed, or again upon his use of the negative form of judgment, when the further determination of his purposive system is served by a positive judgment from without, the positive content of which is yet to be dropped as irrelevant to the matter in hand.
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  • The defeat of Marcus Lollius, the legate commanding on the Rhine, by a horde of German invaders, seems to have determined Augustus to take in hand the whole question of the frontiers of the empire towards the north, and the effective protection of Gaul and Italy.
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  • Statics of a Particle.By a particle is meant a body whose position can for the purpose in hand be sufficiently specified by a mathematical point.
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  • To find the pressure exerted by a bar AB on the pin A we compound with the force in AB given by the diagram a force equal to P. Conversely, to find the pressure of the pin A on the bar AB we must compound with the force given by the diagram a force equal and opposite to P. This question arises in practice in the theory of three-jointed structures; for the purpose in hand such a structure is sufficiently represented by two bars AB, BC. The right-hand figure represents a portion of the force-diagram; in particular ZX represents the pressure of AB on B
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  • Hand in hand with the development of a disagreeable bitter taste there is a precipitation of colouring matter and the formation of certain disagreeable secondary constituents.
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  • As a rule, the supply considerably exceeds the demand, and the stock in hand at the present time amounts to roughly four years' consumption of finished wine, but to this must be added the stock existing in cask, which is considerable.
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  • Good roads are maintained connecting the more important towns, and when the harbour at Famagusta was undertaken the construction of a railway from that port to Nicosia was also put in hand.
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  • In Babylonia, however, learning still flourished, and with Rab Ashi (352-427) the arranging of the present framework of the Gemara may have been taken in hand.
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  • President Montt then took in hand the question of a reform of the currency, the abolition of inconvertible paper money, and the re-establishment of a gold basis as the monetary standard of the republic. This reform of the currency became the keynote of the president's policy during the remainder of his term of office.
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  • Measures were, however, promptly taken for succouring the people, who had been driven from their homes, and the task of restoration was vigorously taken in hand.
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  • Garrett took in hand the reform of the stage, moved by a desire to exile the translations on which the playhouses had long subsisted.
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  • He is said to have died (27 B.C.) almost pen in hand.
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  • Still doubtful of the real situation on the Greek front, Prince Alexander, in agreement with Putnik, was determined not to fight the battle of Monastir till he should have all his forces in hand.
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  • From this time forward, state, municipal and private enterprise have worked hand in hand to make the capital cosmopolitan.
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  • Owing, however, to the failure of the company, the work was taken in hand by the state, and the line opened in 1878.
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  • In Paris the Burgundians were hand in hand with the corporation of the butchers, who were the leaders of the Parisian populace.
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  • The roasting is carried on in hand and mechanical reverberatory furnaces, and occasionally in muffle-furnaces.
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  • Alone of the gods besides Helios, she witnessed the abduction of Persephone, and, torch in hand (a natural symbol for the moon's, light, but see Farnell), assisted Demeter in her search for her daughter.
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  • Francis and his gendarmes were the outpost line of the French army, and remained all night mounted, lance in hand and helmet on head.
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  • Happily Tso K`iu-ming took it in hand to supply those events, incorporating also others with them, and continuing his narratives over some additional years, so that through him the history of China in all its states, from year to year, for more than two centuries and a half, lies bare before us.
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  • But again he could not get leave to complete the task in hand.
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  • In time, however, it was realized that iron by itself is not fire-proof, but requires to be protected by means of fire-resisting coverings; but as soon as satisfactory forms of these were invented their development progressed hand in hand with that of iron and steel forms and combinations.
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  • In the spring-time there is a festival in which the men and women from neighbouring settlements move about in gay clothing hand in hand and singing songs.
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  • It was the breed which Robert Bakewell took in hand in the 18th century, and greatly improved by the exercise of his skill and judgment.
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  • "Isaiah" in the Temple Bible was finished, but not revised, when he died; and he also had in hand the volume on Isaiah for the International Critical Commentary; to which must be added a mass of articles contributed to The Imperial Bible Dictionary, The Encyclopaedia Britannica, and the chief religious reviews.
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  • A strong reaction set in in the following century, and persecution of the Protestants went hand in hand with the ravages of war in hastening the political, intellectual and agricultural decline of the district.
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  • For a space he was to be duke as well as king; but thi.s meant merely thathe would have two wars, not one, in hand ere long.
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  • Even then he did not take the conquest in hand himself, but merely sanctioned a private adventure of some of his subjects.
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  • In the last period of his life he was more set on defending what he already enjoyed, and perfecting the details of administration in his reahns, than on taking new adventures in hand.
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  • Nor did Edwards relations with the more remote states of the continent lead to any important results, though he had many treaties and alliances in hand.
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  • He was an enlightened patron of the new learning, and was inclined to take vigorous measures in hand for the pruning away of the abuses of the church.
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  • But the members who favored the king, and who formed a considerable minority, wished to see a certain liberty of religious thought, together with a return under a modified Episcopacy to the forms of worship which prevailed before Laud had taken the church in hand.
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  • The place where the ceremony was performed was not fixed, but selected with a view to the matter in hand.
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  • On his return he took in hand to heal with the Hasmonaeans, and in 25 B.C. the old intriguers, their victims like Mariamne, and all pretenders were dead.
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  • The while he did so sedition took courage and flourished exceedingly, so that to pacify Ireland the constable went hand in hand with the legislator.
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  • The disestablishment of the Irish Church, the privileged position of which had long been condemned by public opinion, was then decreed (1869) and the land question was next taken in hand (1870).
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  • A botanical station was opened in 1894, and the cultivation of American and Egyptian cotton was taken in hand in 1902.
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  • Hand in hand with this process went a serious diminution in the number of full citizens, who had numbered 8000 at the beginning of the 5th century, but had sunk by Aristotle's day to less than r000, and had further decreased to 700 at the accession of Agis IV.
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  • Such vassals gave themselves utterly to the lord who guarded them, working for him sword or pickaxe in hand.
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  • In short, we are always concerned to examine the adequacy of the evidence for the purpose in hand.
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  • Right wing agitators were on their way to attack the venue, presumably with some determination given the precautions that were now in hand.
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  • In the heroic epoch of the revolution the Bolsheviks went hand in hand with genuinely revolutionary anarchists.
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  • Settle into one of the old leather armchairs with a Society glass in hand.
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  • Similarly, I replaced the flat spring which was rather too beefy for the job in hand.
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  • As things stand, a draw in the game City have in hand will put the bluebirds in the playoff zone.
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  • The Worthing women had a full minute in hand over reigning champions Arena 80 in the senior womenâs race with Phoenix taking third spot.
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  • A very sweet little rare panda figurine in in hand painted china, perfect for displaying in your vintage chic or retro chic interior.
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  • However, returning to the problem in hand which is to compute the accurate numerical derivative of a given external function.
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  • Even smoking dope has less effect on your ability to concentrate on the task in hand.
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  • In this standardization, one of the hallmarks of civilization, mathematical exactitude and specialized skill go hand in hand.
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  • Better pay must go hand in hand with new working practices, providing they are not exploitative.
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  • The Captain of the gun is shown with outstretched lanyard in hand waiting for the order to " commence firing " .
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  • Diploma in hand For recent college grads in particular, the news is even worse.
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  • The jobs in hand included six gunboats and the contract for Westminster Bridge in London, which was built in 1862.
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  • Work is now in hand to ensure that they are effectively implemented.
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  • Or sometimes you'll see a jock with an iPod or BlackBerry in hand.
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  • Increased prosperity has gone hand in hand with poverty.
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  • His martial arts prowess is enhanced by the suit, making him a deadly opponent in hand to hand combat.
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  • Work is also in hand with the IT department to add a reference to the notice on all the filing receipts.
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  • Out of the haze walked the most realistic looking Master Chief ever imagined, assault rifle in hand.
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  • A handsome rogue of a man called, say, Gary, approaches the crowded counter, burger in hand.
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  • Answer: You should try to score a heart ruff in hand.
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  • Seniors: Shows up at a morning exam in sweats with a cap on and a box of pop tarts in hand.
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  • With unsually cigarette in hand and her golden tresses piled high, she contemplates her future with equanimity.
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  • Repair to cover damaged by Vandals is in hand.
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  • England have a lead of 367 with seven second-innings wickets in hand.
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  • We played some really good rugby with the forward dominating the scrum and making excellent yardage with ball in hand.
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  • Little was known of the history of the empire of Trebizond until the subject was taken in hand by Professor Fallmerayer of Munich, who discovered the chronicle of Michael Panaretus among the books of Cardinal Bessarion, and from that work, and other sources of information which were chiefly unknown up to that time, compiled his Geschichte des Kaiserthums von Trapezunt (Munich, 1827).
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  • In the meeting of the crusaders on the 22nd of July, some few voices were raised in support of the view that a "spiritual vicar" should first be chosen in the place of the late patriarch of Jerusalem (who had just died in Cyprus), before the election of any lay ruler was taken in hand.
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  • It should be noted that the matter in hand was, from the point of view of water transport, somewhat facilitated by the British Government's determination to hold on to Helles for the present, as nearly all the lighters, boats, etc., in naval charge could consequently be gathered at Anzac and Suvla.
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  • Strabo (p. 665) informs us that the federation, composed of twenty-three cities, was governed by a council (KotvOv ovvEbpwv) which assembled from time to time at that city which was most convenient for the purpose in hand.
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  • The sole tangible asset of the campaign was ~ the possession of Harfleur, the gate of Normandy, a second Calais in its advantages when future invasions were taken in hand.
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  • Anna Pavlovna smiled and promised to take Pierre in hand.
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  • We'll take you in hand.
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  • The officers don't keep them in hand.
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  • When the officers had emptied and smashed their glasses, Kirsten filled others and, in shirt sleeves and breeches, went glass in hand to the soldiers' bonfires and with his long gray mustache, his white chest showing under his open shirt, he stood in a majestic pose in the light of the campfire, waving his uplifted arm.
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  • Pierre had the air of a man preoccupied with considerations which had no connection with the matter in hand.
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  • Prince Andrew got up and went on tiptoe up to the little bed, wineglass in hand.
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  • But he scowled at her angrily though also with suffering in his eyes, and stooped glass in hand over the infant.
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  • Nicholas, in his old lady's dress over which he had belted his hussar overcoat, stood in the middle of the sleigh, reins in hand.
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  • Oh, when he takes it in hand himself, things get hot... by heaven!...
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  • I had Moscow firmly in hand.
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  • He took off his wet felt cloak in a corner of the room, and without greeting anyone went up to Denisov and began questioning him about the matter in hand.
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  • Check the last quinquennial inspection to ensure all recommended works have been put in hand.
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  • I began to run at once toward this fire, revolver in hand.
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  • She will make a super in-hand prospect or first ridden pony.
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  • The depiction implies passive inertia on the part of the congregation who heard this message, rosaries in hand.
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  • Situated on the shores of Loch Carron, it is a working pottery that specializes in hand thrown table wear and commissioned pieces.
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  • By the end of the first year he had traveled throughout Italy, sketchbook in hand.
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  • All achieved with a tenner in hand from my budget for my wedding outfit.
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  • Technological optimism, scientific medical advances and Christian triumphalism went hand in hand.
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  • Underwhelmed by the lack of choice they picked one and took it to the counter, cold hard cash in hand.
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  • That is why it is important to only unwrap what paper you need for the job in hand.
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  • He tells you, that the matter with which he is charged, has all the urgency of a matter in hand.
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  • Repair to cover damaged by vandals is in hand.
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  • Under the interested gaze of several well-fed cows and their offspring, Leon took the wizard in hand.
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  • Champion In Hand at BSPS winter woolies show in December.
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  • We walked hand in hand through this workday world.
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  • Please have your passport and boarding pass in hand to expedite the boarding line.
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  • You want to have all the underwear, socks and daily clothes in hand before focusing on a pretty dress or jumper.
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  • To get the best store prices, shop on a Sunday or Monday afternoon with coupons in hand.
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  • Just make sure the item works and that you have it in-hand before you send your money, so you don't get taken advantage of by scammers.
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  • Cocktails and celebrations go hand in hand.
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  • Specifically, it is a good idea for those who have the ability to pay off a lump sum of debt in hand.
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  • Do plan to have the necessary lump sum payment in hand to apply toward the debt.
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  • If, for example, you receive a tax refund, you may wish to contact your creditors and negotiate a settlement offer since you have money in hand.
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  • Cardholders can take the cheques into any American Express banking center and get cash in hand.
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  • The holidays go hand in hand with the rich colors seen in Old World style design.
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  • The weathered look goes hand in hand with French farmhouse designs.
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  • If you want to capture the coveted rocker chic style, smoky eyes go hand in hand with sky high stilettos and biker jackets.
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  • Stress and work seem to, at times, go hand in hand.
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  • Sometimes, it's easier to have a catalog in hand then to search through things on the Internet.
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  • Making the decision to lose weight hand in hand with a doctor ensures you are safe all the way through the process.
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  • Once the invitations are in-hand, a wedding invitation template can be chosen, usually for free, from several invitation companies that have websites.
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  • Bamboo plants and wedding favors go hand in hand for many couples.
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  • Addiction and recovery are two terms that should go hand in hand.
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  • In this case, style and function go hand in hand.
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  • It's not the water in Hollywood that gives everyone perfect skin, teeth, noses, and bodies; celebrities and plastic surgery seem to go hand in hand.
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  • Smoking in Hollywood was once as common as breathing, with almost every major star seen with cigarettes in hand.
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  • Gone are the days when you could show up at the dock with suitcase in hand hoping to negotiate your way on board for next to nothing.
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  • If pets can provide this kind of therapeutic influence on strangers, there's no reason our own dogs shouldn't provide some of the same benefits for us, as long as we make sure the situation is properly in hand.
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  • The company sees this move as a way to educate the public about how nutrition and healthcare can work hand in hand to give pets a greater chance of living longer, healthier lives.
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  • Choosing a slate tile for your backsplash should be done with a piece of your counter in hand.
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  • Form and function go hand in hand with monorail lights; look into them for your home today.
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  • Materials can have lead times of up to 12 weeks and contractors may have other jobs lined up; have everything in hand before you begin to make the most of the time you have.
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  • Easy to Pack: Some travel jewelry boxes or jewelry organizers are packed in hand luggage and as such it is important that they are compact and easily stored.
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  • To sell jewelry from home, you will need to have everything in hand before you start showing your product.
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  • With a fresh idea in hand the brothers went home, printed up a days worth of t shirts with the Jake logo and their coined phrase, "Life is Good," and the rest, they say, is history.
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  • Groom: This goes hand in hand with a makeover - but also goes a step beyond.
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  • When you think about how much time your kids spend with toys in hand (or in bed next to them, or even occasionally in their mouths if the kids are quite young) it becomes obvious that their toys should be as natural as possible.
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  • Organic beef and food safety go hand in hand.
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  • Though comfort and sexiness don't always go hand in hand (just ask anyone who's stepped out in a pair of fabulous-yet-thoroughly-painful heels), more often than note it's quite possible to find something that easily meets both requirements.
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  • Red roses, red nighties and red hot romance go hand in hand.
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  • Choose a focal point: This goes hand in hand with recognizing your best features.
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  • Quotes that make you smile can help remind you that retirement and humor go hand in hand.
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  • Whether it is outdoors during the summer or indoors throughout the year, children and swimming go hand in hand.
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  • You could be in and out in as little as 30 minutes with glasses in hand.
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  • The words "Chanel" and "classic" go hand in hand.
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  • To choose the correct strength, go shopping with a newspaper in hand.
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  • If you don't need a free trial pair, your shopping options are wide open as long as you have a prescription in hand.
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  • Once you've got your prescription in hand you can order in the office or search for the best deal.
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  • These often outrageously styled glasses go hand in hand with everything else that Cavalli does; pushing the envelope of what is hip by adding risqué touches and lavish embellishments is what Cavalli has always done best.
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  • They claim to be the number one recommended brand by doctors when it comes to working hand in hand with your prescription eyewear.
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  • Having your entire budget in hand can help in making wise purchases.
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  • The old stereotype of a teenage boy hiding in his mother's basement with a video game controller in hand is a thing of the past.
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  • Usually addiction and wasteful video game spending go hand in hand.
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  • Two modes that go hand in hand are Character Creation mode and Chronicles of the Sword mode.
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  • Sparkling wines and New Year's go hand in hand.
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  • All it takes is a little preparation of the ingredients and cooking utensils once you have the campfire tripod in hand.
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  • Religious development often goes hand in hand with moral development.
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  • Socializing and exercising go hand in hand with the fun, upbeat choreography found in country western dance.
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  • Finish your drink before you hit the dance floor, as a drink in hand can lead to speedy intoxication and poor judgment.
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  • Feng shui and the Golden Ratio work hand in hand since the former is just as dependent upon balance.
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  • As you research your family's history, you'll find that public records and genealogy go hand in hand.
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  • Great style and a commitment to the planet go hand in hand at an Aveda Organic Hair Salon.
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  • They go hand in hand with a strand of pearls and are the perfect styling choice for those seeking an elegant and formal way to wear their hair.
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  • Though almost any high-quality flat iron will do the trick, Sedu long hairstyles and effortless glamour always go hand in hand.
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  • Platinum blonde and chic brunette hues work hand in hand with the simple lines of a bob hairstyle.
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  • I do not like to read anything without a pen in hand and I found myself making notations in the margins of questions for my eldest daughter Janell to answer.
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  • Before clicking on the "Apply Now" tab, applicants should have a recent resume and driver's license in hand.
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  • Having a pre-approval in hand increases your chances for success in buying an investment property.
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  • Take the piece of origami paper in hand and fold it in half so that the top edge matches the bottom edge.
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  • Diabetes and pregnancy sometimes go hand in hand.
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  • Walking: Walking and labor induction can go hand in hand.
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  • Not only are the prices beyond reasonable, but the convenience of being able to shop in your pj's with a hot cup of cocoa in hand is simply too irresistible to forego!
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  • Good health and a bikini-ready body go hand in hand.
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  • If you visit a spa, complement your plush robe with a swim turban while you sit beside the swimming pool with a cool drink in hand.
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  • Enjoy your summer at the beach under a colorful beach umbrella, or poolside with a drink in hand -- your look will say chic and sophisticated.
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  • While it's clear that swimmers and Speedos go hand in hand with one another, what is often surprising is the sheer variety of swimsuits that the company offers!
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  • Statement jewelry and maxi dresses somehow go hand in hand.
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  • Many printable board games are available for download on a variety of websites, and it takes only a few minutes to get copies in hand.
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  • As such they will not be allowed onto planes in hand luggage.
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  • It encourages the sale of magazines through pre-sale or in-hand sales of magazines priced up to 90 percent off cover prices.
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  • Handshakes are another key factor in hand body language.
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  • When it comes to asking the questions, however, don't approach your lover with a list in hand as though it were an interrogation.
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  • Waiting and love do not go hand in hand.
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  • Arrange a car or limo service to pick her up and drive her to your home, where you will be in a suit with roses in hand.
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  • Freelance writing and email cover letters almost go hand in hand these days.
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  • For many, celiac disease and elimination diet go hand in hand.
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  • Designer Rebekka Leigh, for example, specializes in hand crafted designed from faux furs.
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  • For the woman who wants a little extra flair in her travel bags, carry on luggage and print designs go hand in hand.
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  • Hobo bags in both the Sondra Roberts and SR Squared lines feature the classic slouchy and soft hobo shape with durable straps that allow the bags to be carried in hand or slung over the shoulder.
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  • Sincerity and honesty go hand in hand for Scorpios; they will literally detest you if they find even a whiff of dishonesty about you.
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  • Preventing obesity in children and treating it often go hand in hand.
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  • For anyone who watches TV or shows up to the theater early, it is clear that movies and advertising sales go hand in hand with one another.
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  • It's a combination of traits not often found in footwear, but comfort, eco-friendliness and impeccable construction go hand in hand at Born shoes.
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  • Part trend, part function, faux fur snow boots go hand in hand with blustery weather.
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  • These two exotic body piercings go hand in hand.
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  • Frequently, full body or body suit tattoos go hand in hand with other types of body modification.
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  • In some premeditated bodysuits, body modification goes hand in hand.
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  • This style works hand in hand with fairy or gothic design ideas.
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  • Education and fun go hand in hand when you expose your child to appropriate learning toys for autistic kids.
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  • Fortunately, repetitive behaviors are easier to recognize and often go hand in hand with obsessive traits.
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  • Strategic sales and marketing plans go hand in hand.
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  • Going hand in hand with disease prevention is weight control from regular exercise.
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  • You should approach the insurance companies with this information in hand in order to get some basic quotes.
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  • Do you really imagine yourself in a lace teddy, curled up on the sofa with that mug in hand?
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  • Victoria's Secret goes hand in hand with the idea of incredibly sexy-and sometimes barely-there-lingerie.
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  • Candie's Cotton Dots Bra: This bra proves that cotton and fashionable style can go hand in hand.
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  • Fruity drinks and the beach go hand in hand.
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  • Multi-award winning composer John Williams and Star Wars theme music go hand in hand.
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  • If you've ever used an aromatherapy skin care product, you know that relaxation and great skin go hand in hand.
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  • Acne and oily skin care treatments don't always go hand in hand.
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  • Public relations and blogging go hand in hand in 21st century society.
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  • However, you're almost always better off to have the equipment or clothing in hand to make sure you are getting the best gear for the best price.
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  • They began the long descent, hand in hand.
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