Interest sentence example

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  • There was little interest in another round of Monopoly.
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  • Somehow it failed to interest me.
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  • We understand that you can, in theory, save and save and save and then live off the interest of your savings forever.
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  • I lost track of time until Alex came along and revived my interest in the ranch.
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  • They didn't show any interest in the bones.
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  • There are a few creatures I've collected over the years that interest me.
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  • With Mademoiselle Bourienne's help the princess had maintained the conversation very well, but at the very last moment, just when he rose, she was so tired of talking of what did not interest her, and her mind was so full of the question why she alone was granted so little happiness in life, that in a fit of absent-mindedness she sat still, her luminous eyes gazing fixedly before her, not noticing that he had risen.
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  • He understood it was in their best interest to protect humanity.
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  • Obviously they thought she was upset by Michael's interest in another girl.
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  • Elderly Brandon Westlake, the only single oldie, failed to engage Cynthia's interest in his day's activities, a high country wildflower photo shoot in Governor's Basin.
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  • I know you've been preoccupied, but everyone else has noticed his interest in you.
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  • But at least you had my best interest in mind.
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  • "Thank goodness," Quinn said with a sigh Betsy harbored more interest in the subject than the rest of us.
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  • Already people are taking a deep interest in Helen.
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  • Fred displayed a tad more interest in the mysterious find than the prior evening.
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  • It was a day full of interest for me.
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  • To some extent, we have this in the form of high taxes on cigarettes, which are seen to have negative externalities, and a home interest deduction on income taxes, as home ownership is viewed as having positive social good.
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  • He spoke of what he knew might interest the old lady and that she could understand.
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  • His greatest interest obviously lay some distance down that path into the woods.
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  • Darian's interest was piqued.
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  • "Something tells me it's in your best interest to help me regain my power," Jule noted.
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  • This gratifies the child's love of approbation and keeps up her interest in things.
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  • I remember how unbearable I used to find the inquisitiveness of my friends' children; but I know now that these questions indicate the child's growing interest in the cause of things.
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  • They hardly gave one another time to ask questions and give replies concerning a thousand little matters which could not interest anyone but themselves.
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  • Martha asked, showing the first glimmer of interest since being told of her forced departure.
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  • I enjoy those freedoms much like an interest payment or dividend, and I call it "my right" to free speech.
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  • He was quiet long enough to rouse her interest, and she glanced up to determine the cause of his silence.
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  • She was very much excited when we went upstairs; so I tried to interest her in a curious insect called a stick-bug.
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  • It was very sweet to see the children's eager interest in Helen, and their readiness to give her pleasure.
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  • And this simple reflection suddenly destroyed all the interest Prince Andrew had felt in the impending reforms.
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  • That was a pretty good indication of interest - or lack thereof.
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  • There was interest in his glowing red eyes, and she rested the palms of her hands on the knives at her belt.
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  • She focused on him in interest, wondering what Death could possibly need from her.
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  • You're awfully nosy not to have any real interest in this stuff.
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  • The sheds where the corn was stored, the stable where the horses were kept, and the yard where the cows were milked morning and evening were unfailing sources of interest to Martha and me.
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  • To be able to read for one's self what is being willed, thought and done in the world--the world in whose joys and sorrows, failures and successes one feels the keenest interest--that would indeed be a happiness too deep for words.
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  • She is no ordinary child, and people's interest in her education will be no ordinary interest.
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  • "It will interest you," said he.
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  • She was forming a habit of using people who expressed interest in her – Connie, Howard, Len and now Yancey.
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  • She sent to Bartlesville for information on the pediatrics ward and hinted at interest in a job there.
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  • It was strange how he could blush at praise, but watch with unabashed interest while she nursed their child.
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  • While we kidded about selling Howie out for a million buck reward, the increased outside interest in our activities was a serious matter.
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  • The sounds of sparring in the courtyard drew no interest this morning.
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  • Martha showed little interest and had said hardly a word.
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  • I wouldn't ask but I think it's in your best interest to do so.
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  • The more I have a personal vested interest in your success, the better.
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  • The beads were sewed in the right place and I could not contain myself for joy; but immediately I lost all interest in the doll.
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  • Nor did she cry when he was gone; but for several days she sat in her room dry-eyed, taking no interest in anything and only saying now and then, "Oh, why did he go away?"
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  • In such a state of affairs, whatever your ultimate plans may be, the interest of Your Majesty's service demands that the army should be rallied at Smolensk and should first of all be freed from ineffectives, such as dismounted cavalry, unnecessary baggage, and artillery material that is no longer in proportion to the present forces.
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  • Could it be that his stoic personality was the very thing that kept her interest perked?
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  • A flare of interest was in Darkyn's black gaze, one that made her realize he wasn't leaving until he was finished with her.
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  • What's the Dawkinses' interest in all this?
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  • He always has our best interest in mind.
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  • Some become so wealthy, in fact, they can live off the interest (the productivity) of their assets, not just their own labor.
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  • The child's eagerness and interest carry her over many obstacles that would be our undoing if we stopped to define and explain everything.
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  • I think it is her joyous interest in everything and everybody.
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  • Helen has the vitality of feeling, the freshness and eagerness of interest, and the spiritual insight of the artistic temperament, and naturally she has a more active and intense joy in life, simply as life, and in nature, books, and people than less gifted mortals.
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  • To be sure, I take the keenest interest in everything that concerns those who surround me; it is this very interest which makes it so difficult for me to carry on a conversation with some people who will not talk or say what they think, but I should not be sorry to find more friends ready to talk with me now and then about the wonderful things I read.
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  • Who does not remember the interest with which, when young, he looked at shelving rocks, or any approach to a cave?
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  • Sometimes one of those great cakes slips from the ice-man's sled into the village street, and lies there for a week like a great emerald, an object of interest to all passers.
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  • The interest and the conversation are about costume and manners chiefly; but a goose is a goose still, dress it as you will.
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  • It appears so to us because we see only the general historic interest of that time and do not see all the personal human interests that people had.
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  • Sarah asked the question with genuine interest.
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  • They snuck around and found my name and began to push me, claiming public interest, national security, and all that bull shit.
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  • She held her breath and stayed still, praying their interest was passing, and they'd move on.
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  • When her son Randy, visiting Bird Song over his Christmas college break, had expressed an interest in the sport, she had a fit.
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  • Now, consider the child that lives off the interest payments of all the money her parents saved.
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  • I feel a genuine interest in the animals themselves, because they are real animals and not caricatures of men.
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  • The whole interest was concentrated on Rostov.
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  • He shut his eyes, rubbed his forehead as if to rid himself of all interest in what he had read, and listened to what was passing in the nursery.
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  • It was plain that Balashev's personality did not interest him at all.
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  • That did not interest him.
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  • Sarah silently watched her son with what appeared to be amused interest.
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  • At least they had one common interest.
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  • Yet as the world began to open beyond her little circle, she realized that he had been open about his interest all along.
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  • So he thought it was all about Howard and a love interest.
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  • Worst of all was the façade of romantic interest.
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  • Quinn, who remained silent most of the morning, showed increased interest.
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  • I encouraged him to enroll at nearby Boston University in hopes he'd find an interest.
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  • New local acquaintances never questioned us about work and we displayed no interest in anything pertaining to crime or mayhem.
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  • How did the call center respond to the flood of interest?
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  • She was much too cautious and expressed no interest.
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  • "What happened to you?" the vamp asked, leaning forward in interest.
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  • Jennifer, ignorant to the significance of the second entrance, expressed little interest in the opening.
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  • I can't answer that for sure, but don't you think their sudden interest in the property and the discovery of the bones is quite a coincidence?
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  • He had an interest in a plumbing supply store his brother Ralph operated.
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  • After much discussion, they agreed on the wording: I understand you have an interest in the Lucky Pup mine in Ouray County, Colorado and may be anxious about what was found therein.
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  • Dean crossed his fingers that bureaucracy would take some time in unsnarling its spaghetti of red tape and Martha would remain in a back corner of their interest.
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  • It's a conflict of interest, she said with some exasperation.
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  • He started to sketch something, paused then leaned forward with more interest and continued.
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  • I have an interest in the outcome.
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  • Deidre saw more than interest in them.
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  • Her eyes traveled with intent interest over his face and followed the trail of her fingers down his neck.
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  • She wasn't expecting his gentleness or the level of his interest in exploring her body, a combination that rendered her breathless before her clothes were off.
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  • Darkyn did have an interest in Deidre.
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  • She focused on him in interest.
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  • Deidre stared with renewed interest at the woman she created.
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  • Carmen had shown little interest in their financial status.
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  • The rest he had built in investments – other than what was in the special savings account drawing interest until he could decide whether to return it or accept the responsibility that went with it.
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  • She had chosen him partly for his ability to assume control while keeping everyone's best interest in mind... and partly because he aroused a passion she never knew existed.
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  • You're welcome to come see her as long as we feel that it is in everyone's best interest.
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  • From the moment she met him, her heart had betrayed interest in him, even when she denied it.
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  • My husband always looks out for my best interest.
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  • Speaking of preying on those weaker than you, I have an interest in your … patient.
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  • Daniela folded her hands in her lap, her irritation at him replaced by interest.
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  • There was genuine uneasiness in her voice that drew his interest.
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  • "How weird?" he asked, interest on his face.
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  • Wynn leaned forward, interest on his face.
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  • He neared, assessing her with a level of interest that made her uncomfortable.
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  • What is of interest to you: the tumor in her head is formed around a soul.
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  • Sasha left without even a smartass remark, and Rhyn rose, gazing with interest across the hall.
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  • The woman turned, interest then puzzlement on her serene, chiseled features.
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  • "It's an interesting tattoo," another said with forced interest.
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  • "This might interest you more," Kris said in a cold voice.
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  • "He looks so un-dead-dead," Death said, a rare trace of interest in her sweet voice.
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  • I guess you no longer interest me, since you.re just another of my slaves.
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  • His gaze flared with heated interest.
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  • Tamer sat up with interest.
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  • She saw a full range of eye colors, though she noticed with some interest that blue or green eyes were unnaturally clear-- unlike her Mediterranean, green-blue-grey gaze.
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  • I read Rachael's letter again but her words tell nothing of interest.
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  • Ryland gave no indication of having any interest in furthering his relationship with the mother of his out-of-wedlock son.
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  • Claire didn't express any interest in Annie's clothing earlier.
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  • Some guy, who obviously had more interest in her than the art, got a little touchy-feely.
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  • I don't know, guess I never took an interest.
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  • How he expected to achieve that by feigning interest in the goats was a mystery, but at least he cared enough to make an effort.
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  • You could say they were used for leverage if the country trounced too far on our generosity or refused to take into account our national interest when they acted up.
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  • Mr. Tim was staring at her in surprise, Brady in intense interest.
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  • "You did take an unusual interest in Rhyn," Gabe said.
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  • It was your interest in him.
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  • Hardly.  She's not capable of acting anyone's interest but her own.  And, if I don't try to get you out of here, she'll still take you and your baby's souls.
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  • Rhyn hesitated, unable to shake the disturbing sense that Katie's interest came from her resolve that this was the last time they'd see each other.
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  • But the new Death is her lover.  That makes her someone of interest to me.
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  • Fred's level of interest was sky-high when he learned Dean had been assigned the Byrne disappearance.
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  • They alternated discussing what was hap­pening in their lives while the other nodded, injecting a polite one word answer occasionally, just to properly pretend interest.
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  • The prin­cipal located the boy, who willingly answered Dean's questions once he learned his own activities were of no interest to the police.
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  • Now why do you suppose he'd interest them?
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  • He brushed off the idea it could be Byrne and justified his interest as only appeasing his elderly stepfather.
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  • Dean grabbed his coat, glad to be doing something that took his mind off Vinnie Baratto, Arthur Atherton and the fact he and Cynthia Byrne were items of interest to some very nasty people.
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  • Additionally, his agenda was questionable—his interest was more in a reward than anything else.
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  • They ended up in the living room, watching a baseball game in which neither had a lick of interest.
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  • Gibbons would have been suspicious if you told him to keep quiet about your interest in Corbin.
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  • Paul shook his hand, but Josh suddenly found interest in the dust on his boots.
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  • From the first time he saw a photo of her, she had held his interest.
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  • Maybe that was why Josh had never shown much interest in her then.
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  • Monday morning while she was feeding the horses, Brutus was watching the hills with unusual interest.
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  • Katie tells me you aren't showing much interest in the wedding plans.
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  • It was strange how something like those diamond earrings could stir her interest in the wedding, but it did.
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  • I can't believe you're questioning his interest in you.
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  • His interest seemed to increase when she clutched the sheets to conceal her state of undress.
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  • Yet, if his interest in her was fading, surely he wouldn't be so concerned about Josh.
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  • He didn't explain his interest.
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  • In fact, their differences had been so great that she hadn't taken his interest seriously at first.
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  • I thought you wanted to go, but when you declined, I decided I must have misinterpreted your interest.
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  • Ninety-five percent of the time her decisions put his best interest to mind – even above her own.
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  • Such a beautiful day would normally have put her in good spirits, but she did the chores without interest.
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  • Was it medical interest that drew him closer, or an interest in the baby?
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  • Jonathan's interest in horses was genuine.
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  • Alex had instructed Carmen to put the insurance benefit in a money market where it would draw interest until Lori had time to recover.
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  • The dark lust was gone, though his gaze still carried too much interest.
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  • The Vamp watched, interest on his features as the two women fought.
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  • As Katie had pointed out, if she had shown a healthy interest, she would have detected something.
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  • She still wanted horses, but how could she tell him that she had stolen his dream – that the safari was her greatest interest now?
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  • According to Alex, Gerald had expressed interest several years ago – when the summer cottage thing was only an idea.
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  • He obviously had an interest in the safari as well.
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  • Someone had to act in Brutus' interest.
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  • Some people don't know the difference between being friendly and indicating personal interest.
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  • Surely he didn't think her interest in the safari was feigned.
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  • His interest in the goat dairy had brought him to her in the beginning.
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  • Without a doubt they shared an interest in animals.
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  • Even so, shared interest didn't define their relationship.
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  • Surely he didn't think Gerald had an interest in her.
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  • It was an overall combination of respect and interest.
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  • In fact, a young single girl might be exactly what they needed to inject more interest in the tour – and Felipa was an excellent rider.
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  • Did he think that Aaron's only interest in Felipa was monetary?
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  • It was nice having someone who could talk knowledgably about the animals – someone who not only understood their interest, but shared it.
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  • Between veterinary school and the animal safari that had been Alex's dream, it should have been no surprise that they had common interest.
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  • I thought it said volumes about his interest in you.
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  • Hearing that she once had a goat dairy might have piqued his interest, though.
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  • His interest was obvious, so he merely smiled.
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  • Clara thought the stranger's interest was personal, but she couldn't be farther from the truth.
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  • But no - if his intentions were ill willed, he would hardly have expressed his interest to an obvious town gossip.
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  • Yesterday she had alienated the only person in Arkansas who had shown the slightest interest in her plight.
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  • At least he was considerate enough not to comment on her obvious interest in his physique.
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  • If only she could be certain his interest wasn't inspired by thoughts of monetary gain.
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  • If his interest in her was feigned, what harm was there in playing along?
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  • Each evening Justin dropped by on his way home, and each day she was more convinced that his interest in her was genuine.
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  • Startled by his interest, she looked towards the stairs.
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  • She didn't have the patience or interest to be a real personal assistant.
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  • Something told her that the interest of a man … creature like him was not a good thing.
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  • Interest crossed the youth's face.
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  • Both of them had an interest in Xander's life, one out of spite and the other out of a sense of shared history.
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  • You have no interest in Xander.
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  • The same skill you have that we would help you learn to use is also of interest to those we are trying to protect humans from.
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  • She realized his interest in her wasn't likely to be passing, not if she snared his curiosity.
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  • She didn't know how much time she had before Xander's interest became too hard to shake.
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  • After all, he'd shown no real interest in her, aside from sleeping with her.
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  • Would that satisfy his interest in her?
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  • The idea she might really be of interest to someone as enthralling and terrifying as Xander was almost too good to be true.
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  • He was torn again between frustration and the kind of interest that came from trying to capture a ghost.
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  • That the godling with the hormones of a teen might have more of an interest in the girl never crossed Xander's mind.
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  • Her gaze flew up to his, interest flaring in her eyes a moment before she shook her head.
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  • He's got an interest in her.
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  • Lotze's historical position is of much interest.
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  • The great interest in connexion with a dwarf West African race of elephant is in relation to the fossil pigmy elephants of the limestone fissures and caves of Malta and Cyprus.
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  • In this connexion it is of interest to note that, both in the Mediterranean islands and in West Africa, dwarf elephants of the African type are accompanied by pigmy species of hippopotamus, although we have not yet evidence to show that in Africa the two animals occupy actually the same area.
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  • Of more general interest, however, are his labours in pure mathematics, which appear for the most part in Crelle's Journal from 1828 to 1858.
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  • Immediately after his release Kossuth married Teresa Meszleny, a Catholic, who during his prison days had shown great interest in him.
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  • He continued to take a keen interest in art and science.
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  • The only point of interest on the banks is the cavern, near the mouth of the Alder, in which Prince Charles Edward concealed himself for a time after the battle of Culloden.
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  • The city confers the title of marquis on the Osorio family, the ruins of whose palace, sacked in 1810 by the French, are still an object of interest.
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  • Two medieval castles rise above the town, and there are some churches of interest.
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  • He was appointed inspector-general of higher education in 1876, and after his election as life senator in 1881 he continued to take an active interest in educational questions, especially as affected by compulsory military service.
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  • Within the town the streets are often dark and narrow, and, apart from the cathedral and the hotel de ville, the architecture is of little interest.
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  • After this, Peter seemed for a time to take no further interest in Alexius.
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  • The renewal of interest in classical literature was shown in the prohibition of the study of sophistry by any scholar under the age of eighteen, unless he had been pronounced proficient in grammaticals.
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  • The three large stones known as "The King's Grave," a hill-fort, and cairns are of interest to the antiquary.
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  • By his translation (from the English) of the Sakuntala of Kalidasa (1791), he first awakened German interest in Indian literature.
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  • Beit Jibrin is in the centre of a district of great archaeological interest.
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  • He won the good-will of his employers by devoting himself to the improvement of their manufacturing business, and he kept his hands clean from the prevalent taint of pecuniary transactions with the nawab of the Carnatic. One fact of some interest is not generally known.
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  • The centre of interest now shifts to the India House and to the British parliament.
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  • Foundations of other buildings are to be seen in other parts of the site, but of little interest.
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  • Institutions possessing a special character are the monti frumentarii, public grain deposits, founded for the purpose of supplying peasant proprietors with seed corn, debts being paid in kind with interest after harvest.
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  • These works are all profusely illustrated, some by Albrecht Diirer, and in the preparation of the woodcuts Maximilian himself took the liveliest interest.
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  • On the death of her husband in 1811 Mrs Hood removed to Islington, where Thomas Hood had a schoolmaster who appreciated his talents, and, as he says, "made him feel it impossible not to take an interest in learning while he seemed so interested in teaching."
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  • At Rennes Descartes found little to interest him; and, after he had visited the maternal estate of which his father now put him in possession, he went to Paris, where he found the Rosicrucians the topic of the hour, and heard himself credited with partnership in their secrets.
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  • New friends gathered round him who took a keen interest in his researches.
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  • Once only do we find him taking an interest in the affairs of his neighbours, - to ask pardon from the government for a homicide.'
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  • The majority of them are addressed to Mersenne, and deal with problems of physics, musical theory (in which he took a special interest), and mathematics.
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  • Queen Christina was not yet twenty, and took a lively if a somewhat whimsical interest in literary and philosophical culture.
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  • At Leiden, Utrecht, Groningen, Franeker, Breda, Nimeguen, Harderwyk, Duisburg and Herborn, and at the Catholic university of Louvain, Cartesianism was warmly expounded and defended in seats of learning, of which many are now left desolate, and by adherents whose writings have for the most part long lost interest for any but the antiquary.
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  • On his visit to Toulouse in 1665, with a mission from the Cartesian chiefs, his lectures excited boundless interest; ladies threw themselves with zeal and ability into the study of philosophy; and Regis himself .was made the guest of the civic corporation.
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  • Apart from the great interest of his philosophical work, Lazarus was pre-eminent among the Jews of the so-called Semitic domination in Germany.
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  • The 13th earl of Eglinton also set an example of active interest which many magnates emulated.
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  • The Ethiopic versions are of great interest as a striking example of literary "accommodation."
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  • The theological interest which attaches to the idea of the preAaronic king-priest in these typical applications is practically independent of the historical questions suggested by the narrative of Gen.
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  • Archbishop Longley said in his opening address, however, that they had no desire to assume "the functions of a general synod of all the churches:in full communion with the Church of England," but merely to "discuss matters of practical interest, and pronounce what we deem expedient in resolutions which may serve as safe guides to future action."
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  • He had two brothers who served and died in India, and he never ceased to take a deep and practical interest in Indian affairs.
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  • But his interest in theology had not abated, and his thoughts found an outlet in".occasional preaching.
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  • The origin of Presbyterianism is a question of historical interest.
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  • After the Irish rebellion of 1641 the Protestant interest for a time was ruined.
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  • The interest accruing from it is added to the yearly sustentation contributions, and forms a central fund for ministerial support.
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  • An interest and importance belong to this sea as forming part of the chief highway between Europe and India.
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  • Both of these men made important contributions to science, and rendered an inestimable service to the country, not only through their publications but also through the interest they aroused in scientific research.
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  • The greater development of railway construction between 1885 and 1891 was due, principally, to the dubious concessions of interest guarantees by the Celman administration, and also to the fever of speculation.
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  • In these circumstances the state agreed to guarantee the interest on the capital, the sums it paid in this way being regarded as advances to be reimbursed in the future with interest at 4%.
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  • The following table, referring to lines of general interest, indicates the development of railways after 1885: ___________
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  • Narrow gauge and normal gauge railways of local interest covered 3905 m.
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  • It assigns its quota of taxes (contingent) to each arrondissement, authorizes the sale, purchase or exchange of departmental property, superintends the management thereof, authorizes the construction of new roads, railways or canals, and advises on matters of local interest.
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  • A consolidation was effected in 1793, but the lavish issue of assignats destroyed whatever advantage might have accrued, and the debt was again dealt with by a law of the pth of Vendmiaire year VI: (27th of September 1797), the annual interest paid yearly to creditors then amounting to 40,216000 francs (~i,6oo,ooo).
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  • The authorized colonial loans, omitting Algeria and Tunisia, during the period 1884f 904 amounted to 19,200,000, the sums paid for interest and sinking funds on loans varying from 600,000 to 800,000 a year.
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  • From this time the chief interest of his career lies in his judicial work, but he did not wholly dissever himself from politics.
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  • In the midst of Charles's debauched and licentious court, she lived neglected and retired, often deprived of her due allowance, having no ambitions and taking no part in English politics, but keeping up rather her interest in her native country.
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  • Walmer Castle was for long the official residence of the lord warden, but has, since the resignation of Lord Curzon in 1903, ceased to be so used, and those portions of it which are of historic interest are now open to the public. George, prince of Wales (lord warden, 1903-1907), was the first lord warden of royal blood since the office was held by George, prince of Denmark, consort of Queen Anne.
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  • The archaeological interest of Aegina is centred in the well-known temple on the ridge near the northern corner of the island.
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  • Of more interest is the imperfectly known Wynyardia, from older Tertiary beds in Tasmania, which apparently presents points of affinity both to phalangers and dasyures.
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  • One remarkable discovery, however, of general interest, was the outcome of a long series of delicate weighings and minute experimental care in the determination of the relative density of nitrogen gas - undertaken in order to determine the atomic weight of nitrogen - namely, the discovery of argon, the first of a series of new substances, chemically inert, which occur, some only in excessively minute quantities, as constituents of the 1 The barony was created at George IV.'s coronation in 1821 for the wife of Joseph Holden Strutt, M.P. for Maldon (1790-1826) and Okehampton (1826-1830), who had done great service during the French War as colonel of the Essex militia.
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  • Lord Rayleigh had an interest in abnormal psychological investigations, and became a member and vice president of the Society for Psychical Research.
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  • The moral interest, which is so decisive on this question in the case of Kant, dominates Bishop Butler also.
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  • The Devonian system includes a complex series of deposits, which are of most interest in eastern Australia.
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  • The Myrmecobius of Western Australia is a bushy-tailed ant-eater about the size of a squirrel, and from its lineage and structure of more than passing interest.
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  • Hardly of less scientific interest is the Port Jackson shark (Heterodontus).
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  • This sum represents the interest payable on government loans placed outside Australia, mainly in England, and the income from British and other capital invested in the country; the former may be estimated at £7,300,000 and the latter £8,000,000 per annum.
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  • In several of the states, New South Wales and South Australia proper, the railways yield more than the interest paid by the government on the money borrowed for their construction.
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  • Although the financial operations of the Commonwealth and the states are quite distinct, a statement of the total revenue of the Australian Commonwealth and states is not without interest as showing the weight of taxation and the different sources from which revenue is obtained.
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  • In northern Queensland, also, there were several explorations about this period, with results of some interest.
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  • Before coming, however, to the history of federation, and the evolution of the Labour party, we must refer briefly to some other questions which have been of general interest very soon after the gold discoveries, the European miners objecting strongly to the presence of these aliens upon the diggings.
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  • Its existence was well-nigh forgotten by the people of Australia until the occurrence of its biennial meetings, and even then but slight interest was taken in its proceedings.
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  • The council held eight meetings, at which many matters of intercolonial interest were discussed.
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  • Although the bill drawn up by the convention of 1891 was not received by the people with any show of interest, the federation movement did not die out; on the contrary, it had many enthusiastic advocates, especially in the colony of Victoria.
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  • Imagining that this would interest Hertz and be successfully attacked by him, Helmholtz specially drew his attention to it, and promised him the assistance of the Institute if he decided to work on the subject; but Hertz did not take it up seriously at that time, because he could not think of any procedure likely to prove effective.
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  • A widow has a dower interest in one-third of her husband's real estate unless barred by a jointure or an agreement.
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  • The revenues for educational purposes are derived mainly from a state tax of 8 on the general list, from local taxes, and from the interest on the permanent school fund, which (including the money paid to Vermont by the United States government when a portion of the treasury surplus was distributed among the states in 1837) amounted in 1908 to $1,120,218.
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  • The public buildings of chief interest are the kasbah, the government offices (formerly the British consulate), the palaces of the governor-general and the archbishop - all these are fine Moorish houses; the "Grand" and the "New" Mosques, the Roman Catholic cathedral of St Philippe, the church of the Holy Trinity (Church of England), and the Bibliotheque Nationale d'Alger - a Turkish palace built in 1799-1800.
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  • The chief place of interest to the antiquary is Devenish Island in Lough Erne, about 2 m.
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  • Nearly akin to these are several other forms of little but botanical interest; not _ far removed is the black or dyer's oak, F rom Isotschy op. c i t.
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  • Amongst the places of interest round Marienbad is the basaltic rock of Podhorn (2776 ft.), situated about 3 m.
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  • His chief interest from the first, however, lay in the religious question.
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  • Cromwell's moderate counsels created distrust in his good faith amongst the soldiers, who accused him of "prostituting the liberties and persons of all the people at the foot of the king's interest."
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  • "God's interest in the world," he declared, "is more extensive than all the people of these three nations.
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  • Green, however, continued to edit it in the Calhoun interest until 1835, and gave vigorous support to that leader's nullification views.
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  • Debts do not, as a general rule, carry interest, but such an obligation may arise either by agreement or by mercantile usage or by statute.
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  • We have from him one mythological burlesque, the Amphitruo, and several plays dealing with domestic subjects like the Captivi, Cistellaria, Rudens, Stichus and Trinummus; but most of his plays depend for their main interest on intrigue, such as the Pseudolus, Bacchides, Mostellaria.
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  • The ruins still visible on the site bear the name of Palaea Fokia, but they are of little interest.
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  • The formation of the Pinacoteca Vannucci has impaired the interest of several churches but in others it remains undiminished.
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  • In the interest of euphony some harmonious sound is needed to bridge the great gap which almost always exists between the bass and the upper instruments, but this filling out must be of the softest and most atmospheric kind.
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  • With the exception of the dockyards and fortifications there are few objects of interest.
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  • Rajputana is of great archaeological interest, possessing some fine religious buildings in ruins and others in excellent preservation.
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  • To the temple came the poor farmer to borrow seed corn or supplies for harvesters, &c. - advances which he repaid without interest.
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  • If the crop failed, payment was deferred and no interest could be charged for that year.
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  • Pledges were often made where the intrinsic value of the article was equivalent to the amount of the debt; but antichretic pledge was more common, where the profit of the pledge was a set-off against the interest of the debt.
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  • Interest was rarely charged on advances by the temple or wealthy landowners for pressing needs, but this may have been part of the metayer system.
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  • Interest was charged at very high rates for overdue loans of this.
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  • A man might make his wife a settlement by deed of gift, which gave her a life interest in part of his property, and he might reserve to her the right to bequeath it to a favourite child, but she could in no case leave it to her family.
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  • All other daughters had only a life interest in their dowry, which reverted to their family, if childless, or went to their children if they had any.
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  • Its grey houses have a neglected, almost a dilapidated appearance, from the friable stone of which they are constructed; and there are no buildings of antiquarian interest or striking architectural beauty, except, perhaps, the ruined citadel and the remnants of the town walls.
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  • The years' working of the whole telephone system of the Post Office showed a balance of £451,787 after payment of the working expenses, while the estimated amount required to provide for depreciation of plant and interest at 3 per cent.
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  • But if the epithet is intended to designate an animal that takes an interest in its rider so far as a beast can, that in some way understands his intentions, or shares them in a subordinate fashion, that obeys from a sort of submissive or halffellow-feeling' with his master, like the horse or elephant, then I say that the camel is by no means docile - very much the contrary.
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  • There was no branch of knowledge in which he did not take an absorbing interest, no polite art which he did not cultivate and encourage.
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  • The cura tori or curatoli (factors) receive 40 a year, with a slight interest in the profits; the stockmen hardly earn in money and kind 13; the muleteers and underworkmen get between 5 to 8, plus firewood, bread and oil; irregular workmen have even lower wages, with a daily distribution of bread, salt and oil.
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  • The revenue was about 3,600,000; after deduction of taxes, interest on debts, expenses of management, &c., 2,080,000.
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  • The Monti frumentarii or co-operative corn deposits, which lend seed corn to farmers, and are repaid after harvest with interest in kind, numbered f615 in 1894, and possessed apatrimonyof~24o,ooo.
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  • The monastic buildings required for public purposes have been made over to the communal and provincial authorities, while the same authorities have been entrusted with the administration of the ecclesiastical revenues previously set apart for charity and education, and objects of art and historical interest have been consigned to public libraries and museums. By these laws the reception of novices was forbidden in the existing conventual establishments the extinction of which had been decreed, and all new foundations were forbidden, except those engaged in instruction and the care of the sick.
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  • The rest was made up of capital and interest.
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  • It is proportional, and is collected by deduction from salaries and pensions paid to servants of the state, where it is assessed on three-eighths of the income, and from interest on consolidated stock, where it is assessed on the whole amount; and by register in the cases of private individuals, who pay on three-fourths of their income, professional men, capitalists or manufacturers, who pay on one-half or nine-twentieths of their income.
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  • Of the expenditure a large amount is absorbed by interest on debt.
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  • ~x ndl- The sum paid in interest on debt amounted to 17,640,000
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  • Communal revenues are drawn from the proceeds of communal property, interest upon capital, taxes and local dues.
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  • In addition, the communes have a right to levy a, surtax not exceeding 50% of the quota levied by the state upon lands and buildings; a family tax, or fuocatico, upon the total incomes of families, which, for fiscal purposes, are divided into various categories; a tax based upon the rent-value of houses, and other taxes upon cattle, horses, dogs, carriages and servants; also on licences for shopkeepers, hotel and restaurant keepers, &c.; on the slaughter of animals, stamp duties, one-half of the tax on bicycles, &c. Occasional sources of interest are found in the sale of communal property, the realization of communal credits, and the contraction of debt.
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  • Expenditure amounted to 3,768,888, of which the principal items were 760,000 for roads and bridges, 520,000 for lunatic asylums, ~4o,ooo for foundling hospitals, 320,000 for interest on debtand 200,000 for police.
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  • Lombardy was, roughly speaking, divided between two parties, the one headed by Pavia professing loyalty to the empire, the other headed by Milan ready to oppose its claims. The municipal animosities of the last quarter of a century gave substance to these factions; yet neither the imperial nor, the anti-imperial party had any real community of interest with Frederick.
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  • Equally contemptible in its political results and void of historical interest was the brief visit of John of Bohemia, son of Henry VII., whom the Ghibellines next invited to assume their leadership. He sold a few privileges, conferred a few titles, and recrossed the Alps in 1333.
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  • In the reign of this pope Francis was released from his prison in Madrid (1526), and Clement hoped that he might still be used in the Italian interest as a counterpoise to Charles.
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  • The new pope, who while bishop of Imole had evinced a certain interest in Liberalism, was a kindly man, of inferior intelligence, who thought that all difficulties could be settled with a little good-will, some reforms and a political amnesty.
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  • The annuity payable to the pope has, for instance, been made subject to quinquennial prescription, so that in the event of tardy recognition of the law the Vatican could at no time claim payment of more than five years annuity with interest.
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  • Ferrara, successor of Scialoja, met a like fate; but Count Cambray-Digny, finance minister in the Menabrea cabinet of 1868-1869, driven to find means to cover a deficit aggravated by the interest on the Venetian debt, succeeded, with Sellas help, in forcing a Grist Tax Bill through parliament, though in a form of which Sella could not entirely approve.
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  • Under the stress of the appalling financial conditions represented by chronic deficit, crushing taxation, the heavy expenditure necessary for the consolidation of the kingdom, the reform of the army and the interest on the pontifical debt, Sella, on the 11th of December 1871, exposed to parliament the financial situation in all its nakedness.
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  • The serious feature of the situation lay less in the income than in the intangible expenditure, namely, the vast sums required for interest on the various forms of public debt and for pensions.
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  • More important than all was the interest of the Roman curia, composed almost exclusively of Italians, to retain in its own hands the choice of the pontiff and to maintain the predominance 01 the Italian element and the Italian spirit in the ecclesiastical hierarchy.
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  • In November he occupied York in the prince's interest, returning to London to meet William on the 26th of December.
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  • Of especial interest in this respect are the numerous myths and legends scattered through these works.
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  • The chief interest, however, attaching to the Brahmanas is doubtless their detailed description of the sacrificial system as practised in the later Vedic ages; and the information afforded by them in this respect should be all the more welcome to us, as the history of religious institutions knows of no other sacrificial ceremonial with the details of which we are acquainted to anything like the same extent.
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  • Finally, it is of some interest to note that Chr.
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  • An investigator, pledging himself to no beliefs - even perhaps one who definitely disbelieves and rejects theism - may yet interest himself in tracking out the psychology of religion.
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  • It is philosophy harnessed to a practical and religious interest.
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  • Theism can take but little interest in this peculiar type of free will doctrine, or again in Epicurus's professed admission of the existence of gods - made of atoms: inhabiting the spaces between the worlds; Stoicism.
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  • 6 A further point is of some interest.
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  • MacTaggart; Lotze's immediate convictions are matter of interest to a biographer but to no one else.
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  • The first, a religious romance of remarkable interest, may owe its preservation to the charm of its style, the others to the accident that they were attributed by mistake to a famous apostle.
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  • It is a poem, of no great interest, on the life of the Buddha.
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  • In 1788 Lieutenant Bligh of the "Bounty" spent some time at Tahiti, to which island the historical interest now passes.
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  • Ayala's rupture with the Moderates was now complete, and in 1857, through the interest of O'Donnell, he was elected as Liberal deputy for Badajoz.
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  • Evidence of the intense interest taken by American visitors in Stratford is seen in the memorial fountain and clock-tower presented in 1887, and in a window in the church illustrating scenes from the Incarnation and containing figures from English and American history.
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  • The interest with which we regard the latter no longer turns upon the details of the structuie of its trunk, limbs and roots, to which the living substance of the more superficial parts was subordinated.
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  • This well-marked sub-region has a deeper interest than the botanical.
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  • Each country is described with particular regard to its people as well as to its surface, and the prominence given to the human element is of special interest.
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  • The narratives Pacific of such men as Woodes Rogers, Edward Davis, George Shelvocke, Clipperton and William Dampier, can never fail to interest, while they are not without geographical value.
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  • But a romantic interest attaches to the wreck of the " Wager," one of Anson's fleet, on a desert island near Chiloe, for it bore fruit in the charming narrative of Captain John Byron, which will endure for all time.
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  • A well-developed river system has in fact many equally important and widely-separated sources, the most distant from the mouth, the highest, river or even that of largest initial volume not being necessarily of greater geographical interest than the rest.
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  • For several years Wakefield continued to direct the New Zealand Company, fighting its battles with the colonial office and the missionary interest, and secretly inspiring and guiding many parliamentary committees on colonial subjects, especially on the abolition of transportation.
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  • The cathedral is of great historic and architectural interest.
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  • The scenery in and about the city is noted for its picturesqueness, and this, with its delightful summer climate and historic interest, attracts a large number of visitors during the summer season.
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  • In Portland's architecture, both public and private, there is much that is excellent; and there are a number of buildings of historic interest.
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  • The islands of the Canaries, Madeira and the Azores belong to the Mediterranean province, and offer some peculiarities of great interest.
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  • But Philip Howard, the son and heir, succeeded to the ancient earldom of Arundel in 1580, on the death of his maternal grandfather, while the Lord Lumley, his uncle by marriage, surrendered to him his life interest in the castle and honour of Arundel.
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  • Alfred Langdon Elwyn has edited Letters by Washington, Adams, Jefferson and Others, Written During and After the Revolution, to John Langdon of New Hampshire (Philadelphia, 1880), a book of great interest and value.
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  • In after life he retained a lively feeling of interest in Winchester school, and remembered with admiration and profit the regulative tact of Dr Goddard, and the preceptorial ability of Dr Gabell, who were successively head-masters during his stay there.
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  • His interest also in public matters was incessant, especially ecclesiastical questions, and such as bore upon the social welfare and moral improvement of the masses.
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  • The object of both was to collect all halakhoth having a practical importance, omitting all those which owing to circumstances no longer possess more than an academic interest, and excluding the discussions on them and all agada.
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  • They begin with Mar Rab Sheshna (7th century) and continue to Hai Gaon, who died in 1038, and are full of historical and literary interest.
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  • His account of his travels and his letters are also of great interest.
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  • In November 1895 he himself formed a cabinet of a pronouncedly radical type, the main interest of which was attached to its fall, as the result of a constitutional crisis arising from the persistent refusal of the senate to vote supply.
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  • There are also two large chapels, containing altars, ornaments, &c., in rock-salt, a room called the dancing saloon (Tanzsaal), where the objects of interest found in the mines are kept; the Kronleuchtersaal, and the chamber Michatovice are also worth mention.
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  • Its interest, however, is historical.
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  • In 1891, when the debt of the republic amounted to $87,789,973, or about £18,678,710, the government suspended payment of interest, and an arrangement was made with the bondholders.
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  • At the same time the interest guaranteed to the railway companies was reduced from 7 to 32%.
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  • For other areas we have often no description of the procedure at all, but merely the briefest outline of the actual process of slaughter, and we are ignorant whether the form of the rite is in reality simple (either from a loss of primitive elements or from never having advanced beyond the stage at which we find it), or whether the absence of detail is due to the inattention or lack of interest of the observer.
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  • The Narrenschiff of Sebastian Brant was essentially German in conception and treatment, but his hundred and thirteen types of fools possessed, nevertheless, universal interest.
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  • The antiquarian remains are of interest.
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