How to use Interest in a sentence

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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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  • He understood it was in their best interest to protect humanity.

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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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  • 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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  • Obviously they thought she was upset by Michael's interest in another girl.

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  • But at least you had my best interest in mind.

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  • It was a day full of interest for me.

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  • Already people are taking a deep interest in Helen.

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  • Darian's interest was piqued.

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  • Fred displayed a tad more interest in the mysterious find than the prior evening.

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  • His greatest interest obviously lay some distance down that path into the woods.

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  • He spoke of what he knew might interest the old lady and that she could understand.

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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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  • This gratifies the child's love of approbation and keeps up her interest in 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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  • 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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  • And this simple reflection suddenly destroyed all the interest Prince Andrew had felt in the impending reforms.

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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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  • You're awfully nosy not to have any real interest in this stuff.

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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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  • 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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  • Martha showed little interest and had said hardly a word.

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  • He always has our best interest in mind.

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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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  • 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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  • That was a pretty good indication of interest - or lack thereof.

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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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  • She focused on him in interest, wondering what Death could possibly need from her.

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  • The more I have a personal vested interest in your success, the better.

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  • I wouldn't ask but I think it's in your best interest to do so.

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  • I have an interest in the outcome.

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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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  • 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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  • She focused on him in interest.

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  • My husband always looks out for my best interest.

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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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  • He's got an interest in her.

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  • Its interest, however, is historical.

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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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  • 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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  • The whole interest was concentrated on Rostov.

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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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  • 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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  • Quinn, who remained silent most of the morning, showed increased 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • In spite of the predominating interest in stock-raising, intensive cultivation of the soil is practicable where the water supply is sufficient.

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  • All fines collected under the penal laws, all escheats and 2% of the receipts of toll roads and bridges go into the school fund, which is invested in state and Federal securities and the interest apportioned among the counties according to their school population.

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  • There are several brasses of interest.

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  • The mosaics of the choir (547) are due to Justinian, and, though inferior in style, are remarkable for their splendour of colouring and the gorgeous dresses of the persons represented, and also for their historical interest, especially the scenes representing the emperor and the empress Theodora presenting offerings.

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  • It was also used in the calculation of rates of interest.

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  • The subject has a special interest for Italy, which is devastated by malaria, and Italian science has contributed materially to the solution of the problem.

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  • A more general and practical interest attaches to the insects which act as their intermediate hosts.

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  • Owen Roe professed to be acting in the interest of Charles I.; but his real aim was the complete independence of Ireland, while the AngloNorman Catholics represented by the council desired to secure religious liberty and an Irish constitution under the crown of England.

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  • Christian teachers, especially those who had a leaning towards Gnostic speculations, took an interest in natural history, partly because of certain passages of Scripture that they wanted to explain, and partly on account of the divine revelation in the book of nature, of which also it was man's sacred duty to take proper advantage.

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  • The bird fauna is of considerable interest, the finest species of the upper zone being an eagle-owl, met with at 14,000 ft.

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  • The recent discovery of a bloodsucking maggot, which is found in native huts throughout the greater part of tropical and subtropical Africa, and attacks the inmates when asleep, is of great interest.

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  • In 1867 she accompanied the emperor to Budapest, s nd took much interest in tile reconciliation with the Magyars.

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  • It is a new source which is here suddenly introduced, belonging apparently to a history of the Temple; it throws no light upon the relations between Judah with its priests and Israel with its prophets, the circumstances of the regency under the priest Jehoiada are ignored, and the Temple reforms occupy the first place in the compiler's interest.

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  • They took a keen interest in all the political vicissitudes of the Oriental world.

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  • What does distinguish Hebrew prophecy from all others is that the genius of a few members of the profession wrested this vulgar but powerful instrument from baser uses, and by wielding it in the interest of a high morality rendered a service of incalculable value to humanity.

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  • This interest and the popular tone of the history may be combined with the fact that the literature does not take us into the midst of that world of activity in which the events unfolded themselves.

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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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  • 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 in Anna Pavlovna's drawing room he considered an important step up in the service, and he at once understood his role, letting his hostess make use of whatever interest he had to offer.

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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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  • The conversation turned on the contemporary gossip about those in power, in which most people see the chief interest of home politics.

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  • And so he thought it necessary to take an interest in these things and to question Pierre.

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  • A good idea is to either take a guide into the field when trying to identify snakes, or to memorize the details of a few species that are of interest before setting out.

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  • If you can't interest the family in the sights, you're sure to succeed with a warm, delicious bowl of lobster or clam bisque at one of the many seaside restaurants.

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  • Tour lighthouses, play in the ocean, visit an aquarium, or stroll the boardwalk for amusements, food stands and a hundred points of interest.

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  • The interest of the writers is as usual in the religious history; they were indifferent to, or perhaps rather ignorant of, the strict order of events.

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  • The perplexing relation between the admittedly late compilations and the actual course of the early history becomes still more intricate when one observes such a feature as the late interest in the Israelite tribes.

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  • An interest in the past is not necessarily confined to any one age, and the critical view that the biblical history has been compiled from relatively late standpoints finds support in the still later treatment of the events - in Chronicles as contrasted with Samuel-Kings or in Jubilees as contrasted with Genesis.'

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  • It is his sacred duty and his private interest to beget children and to train them to take his place.

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  • When Aretas intervened in the interest of Hyrcanus and defeated Aristobulus, the usurper of his brother's inheritance, the people accepted the verdict of battle, sided with the victor's client, and joined in the siege of Jerusalem.

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  • The excessive demands made upon the Jews forbade a fair rate of interest.

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  • In The Ever Green, being a Collection of Scots Poems wrote by the Ingenious before 1600, Ramsay had another purpose, to reawaken an interest in the older national literature.

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  • It has the "mixed" faults which make the greater poem of his Scots successor, Thomson, a "transitional" document, but these give it an historical, if not an individual, interest.

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  • He revived the interest in vernacular literature, and directly inspired the genius of his greater successors.

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  • He had no scholarly interest in the past, and he never hesitated to transform the texts when he could give contemporary "point" to a poem; but his instinct was good, and he did much to stimulate an ignorant public to fresh enjoyment.

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  • North of the central court is a domestic quarter presenting analogies with that of Cnossus, but throughout the later building there was a great dearth of the frescoes and other remains such as invest the Cnossian palace with so much interest.

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  • In contrast to the palace of Phaestus, the contents of the royal villa proved exceptionally rich, and derive a special interest from the fact that the catastrophe which overwhelmed the building belongs to a somewhat earlier part of the Late Minoan age than that which overwhelmed Cnossus and Phaestus.

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  • Besides, he obtained a controlling interest in the Western Union Telegraph Company, and after 1881 in the elevated railways in New York City, and was intimately connected with many of the largest railway financial operations in the United States for the twenty years following 1868.

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  • There are no public buildings of any importance,, and the only places of interest are the bazars, which extend fully a mile in length, and consist of substantially built ranges of shops covered with roofs.

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  • The revenue derived from the sales and leases of this land constitutes an endowment fund upon which the state as trustee pays 6% interest.

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  • In 1880 the state assumed liability for the full amount plus interest, and this balance, $544,061.23, now constitutes an endowment fund, upon' which the state pays 6% interest.

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  • The $7,000,000 saved in this manner has doubtless been more than offset by the additional interest charges on subsequent loans, due to the loss of public confidence.

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  • The state government, through its Department of Agriculture, takes an active interest in the introduction of modern agricultural methods, and in the promotion of diversified farming; in 1899 it established the Edgecombe and in 1902 the Iredell test farm.

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  • The remainder, $12,805,000, and all arrears of interest were repudiated outright.

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  • His interest in the navy meanwhile continued.

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  • He took great interest in music and painting, and added to the collection of art treasures at Dresden.

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  • Email your interest and qualifications to "admin at lovetoknow.com" - Howard

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  • Whereas Plato's main problem had been the organization of the perfect state, and Aristotle's intellect had ranged with fresh interest over all departments of the knowable, political speculation had become a mockery with the extinction of free political life, and knowledge as such had lost its freshness for the Greeks of the Roman Empire.

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  • Succeeding begums have taken a great interest in the work of governing the state, which they carried on with marked success.

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  • The chief object of interest is the church of Sainte-Anne (once the cathedral), the building of which was begun about the year 1056 on the site of a much older edifice, but not completed until the latter half of the 17th century.

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  • In the restoration of the outlines of ancient and medieval geography in Asia Sven Hedin's discoveries of the actual remains of cities which have long been buried under the advancing waves of sand in the Takla Makan desert, cities which flourished in the comparatively recent period of Buddhist ascendancy in High Asia, is of the very highest interest, filling up a blank in the identification of sites mentioned by early geographers and illustrating more fully the course of old pilgrim routes.

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  • From that point southwards the river becomes the boundary between the Shan States and Tongking for some 200 m., the channel of the river defining the limits of occupation (though not entirely of interest) between French and British subjects.

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  • Though longer chronologically than the annals of Europe, it is less eventful, less diversified and offers fewer personalities of interest.

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  • It is only of recent years that the writings of Schopenhauer and the researches of many distinguished orientalists have awakened some interest in Asiatic philosophy.

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  • There was no attempt to overwhelm whole empires by pouring into them masses of troops, but commerce was combined with territorial acquisition, and a continuity of European interest secured by the presence of merchants and settlers.

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  • It is only with his incarceration in the Temple on the 13th of August 1792, that his history, apart from that of his parents, becomes of interest.

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  • The widespread interest taken in Louis XVII.

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  • If this were an attempt to steer a middle course his true actions could not have been kept secret long, and as it is implied that the Philistines subsequently acquiesced in David's sovereignty in Hebron, it is not easy to see what interest they had in embroiling him with the men of Judah.

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  • The interest of the narratives is now directed away from the Philistines to the decaying fortunes of Saul's house.

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  • As heir-apparent he collected a bodyguard, and studiously courting personal popularity by a pretended interest in the administration of kingly justice, ingratiated himself with the mass.

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  • Then his interest was aroused by some letters on botany which fell into his hands, and from botany he turned to the study of the classic poets, and to the writing of verses himself.

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  • He had one daughter, Anne, who married John Damer, son of Lord Milton, and who inherited a life interest in Strawberry Hill under the will of Horace Walpole.

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  • Of the ecclesiastical buildings of Holborn that of first interest is the chapel of St Etheldreda in Ely Place, opening from Holborn Circus.

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  • The northern portion of this, below the castle hill, is the older, while the part near the shore consists mainly of modern buildings of no great interest.

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  • In 1908 Stamboliiski headed the Agrarian protest against the Declaration of Independence, as being in the interest of the dynasty rather than of the people.

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  • The province is officially divided into the three districts of Stralsund, Stettin and Koslin, but more historical interest attaches to the names of Vorpommern and Hinterpommern, or Hither and Farther Pomerania, the former being applied to the territory to the west, and the latter to that to the east of the Oder.

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  • The language of the prose Lancelot is good, easy and graceful, but the adventures lack originality and interest, and the situations repeat themselves in a most wearisome manner.

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  • He also took an active interest in the reform and reorganization of the system of taxation, and in the opening of the country to trade.

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  • The taking of interest was at first forbidden, but that prohibition is not now insisted upon.

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  • The fine old palace of the Caraffa family, once dukes of Maddaloni, the old college now named after Giordano Bruno, and the institute for the sons of soldiers are the chief points of interest.

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  • Its chief interest is the beautiful remains of the Priory of St John, founded in 1230 by John Bisset of the Aird, for Cistercian monks.

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  • Though he took a keen interest in the personal side of politics he has no claim to be considered a judge of character.

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  • About the same time a visit of Jerome to Aquileia led to a close friendship between the two, and shortly after Jerome's departure for the East Rufinus also was drawn thither (in 372 or 373) by his interest in its theology and monasticism.

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  • In the autumn of 397 Rufinus embarked for Rome, where, finding that the theological controversies of the East were exciting much interest and curiosity, he published a Latin translation of the Apology of Pamphilus for Origen, and also (398-99) a somewhat free rendering of the 7rep1 apXwv (or De Principiis) of that author himself.

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  • He advocated freedom of the corn trade, reduction of the number of religious communities, and deprecated regulation of the interest on loans.

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  • An instrument of higher interest, the stereoscope, which, though of much later date (1849-1850), may be mentioned here, since along with the kaleidoscope it did more than anything else to popularize his name, was not, as has often been asserted, the invention of Brewster.

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  • The first sign we have of his interest in economics is a letter (1749) on paper money, written to his fellow student the abbe de Cice, refuting the abbe Terrasson's defence of Law's system.

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  • In 1769 he wrote his Memoire sur les prrts a interet, on the occasion of a scandalous financial crisis at Angouleme, the peculiar interest of which is that in it the question of lending money at interest was for the first time treated scientifically, and not merely from the ecclesiastical point of view.

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  • At Steetley, near Worksop, is a small Norman chapel, with apse, restored from a ruinous condition; Youlgrave church, a building of much general interest, has Norman nave pillars and a fine font of the same period, and Normanton church has a peculiar Norman corbel table.

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  • Of Richmond's public buildings, several have great historic interest.

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  • Lee's family, has been occupied, since 1893, by the Virginia Historical Society (organized 1831; reorganized 1847) as the repository of a valuable library and collection of portraits of historical interest.