How to use Is-a in a sentence

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  • This is a fine meal, do you think?

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  • Carmen is a very good cook.

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  • No, it is a welcome home party - for you and Alex.

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  • It is a beautiful day, but yesterday it was cold.

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  • When you want a baby so bad, the first morning of sickness is a blessing.

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  • Alex is a lot like his father in some ways.

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  • I know, sweetheart, and that is a comfort, but it won't be that bad.

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  • Carmen is a good wife.

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  • Maybe a little time to yourself is a good idea.

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  • Yes, there is a light on North Street.

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  • This is a little out of my league.

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  • He sure is a nice guy.

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  • For every tragedy, there is a possible happy ending.

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  • Dad is a donor.

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  • Anyway, what is a man's role?

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  • All I want is a chance to speak my piece.

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  • Less than a days' march north of here is a lava field.

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  • All he wants is a housekeeper.

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  • I guess being reclusive is a poor way to make friends.

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  • All I want is a small place of my own.

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  • No, I simply think there is a proper way to do things, and humans have a habit of doing what pleases them at the moment, not what is best for the future.

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  • There is a chest of drawers and a three-quarter bed in the attic.

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  • And tomorrow is a long day.

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  • Russie is a lost cause.

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  • The last thing I want is a half-dozen little brats running around here tearing things up.

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  • For all you gadabouts and tourists used to driving hither and yon, a weekend trip to New England is a piece of cake.

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  • Martha is a trauma nurse in a large Boston hospital.

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  • The guy is a story and a half.

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  • Maybe the dream is a good thing, a peek at the past?

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  • California is a long way from West Virginia, Betsy.

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  • Hard life is a short life, for most folks around here.

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  • Space-time in simple terms is a mathematical model that combines space and time into a single continuum.

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  • The LeBlanc's house is a tiny cape cod, on a dead end street in south Peabody, a Boston bedroom community.

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  • What we need is a plan but let's give it until tomorrow to clear our minds.

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  • What we need is a leader.

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  • There is a marked similarity to them.

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  • I can vouch for myself but going out on the limb for someone else is a whole different ball game.

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  • We're plodding along but the guy's attorney is a bear.

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  • But this woman is a different situation.

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  • This is a serious matter.

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  • There is a lovely beach that stretches miles along the blue Atlantic.

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  • On the record, tell the public this; you've been led to believe the psychic tipster is a woman of an age able to collect social security.

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  • Aldo is a big man and couldn't fit through the portal and by the time he went around to the door, the trespasser was gone.

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  • This is phone is a throw away but I'm not even sure how good it is.

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  • He's the only one who is a direct threat and that's due to our coming so close to getting him in the past.

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  • Blast Publishing Company is a stupid name for a stupid publication.

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  • Motherhood is a driving force.

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  • She drank herself blotto because her husband is a shithead.

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  • No, but Vermont is a small state so everything is relatively close.

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  • Howie is a very good guy who helps catch the bad ones.

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  • All I lack is a playmate to call my own.

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  • He didn't spend much time at the hospital because the step father is a prune and he snubbed Julie.

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  • This is a lovely home, so spacious and nicely decorated.

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  • There is a fireplace in the living room, with a cozy rocker next to it.

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  • Howie is a mess over what that relative told him about his sister.

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  • She is a mother to the beautiful young girl I saw walking the family dog.

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  • Taking two prizes is a challenge but the ultimate reward will be worth the aggravation!

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  • The woman is a feisty one but her daughter is such a beauty I'm obliged to keep mommy alive for at least a short time until we are locked in the privacy of my refuge.

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  • While she mourned Howie's passing she is a survivor and always has been.

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  • She has begun seeing someone; a young man who does grounds keeping work at the Country Club and is a half dozen years her junior.

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  • You've done many foolish things, kiri, but stepping between me and a vamp is a first.

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  • Mine is a very brutal world, he said.

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  • This is a nightmare waiting to happen, she said with a sigh and a hot glare at Toni.

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  • Darian is a disaster.

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  • Preferably if the friend is a doctor?

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  • I think a kid is a while down the road!

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  • Death is a part of the risk we take.

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  • Your pity is a weakness.

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  • Everyone associated with your target is a weak point.

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  • His is a sordid history.

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  • What is a double-bond?

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  • Caring for someone is a vulnerability.

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  • Pink is a good color on you.

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  • Darkyn is a poised predator.

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  • He is a fearless opportunist who has always wanted to be a god, and the deal was unofficial.

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  • Eternity is a long time to go unsatisfied.

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  • Martha is a straight kid.

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  • This is a big deal.

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  • My mind is a mess.

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  • I keep trying to tell myself that her not telephoning is a good sign.

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  • It's hard to say there's no connection with the bones until we're sure there is a third Dawkins, who he or she is, and what the suit is all about.

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  • Faust is a divorce lawyer.

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  • Maybe there is a tie there.

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  • That alone is a point in her favor.

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  • Like marriage is a big deal?

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  • Pumpkin is a bit kooky, but I believe him.

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  • This is a public lodging place, remember?

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  • The woman is a criminal!

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  • Fitzgerald will prove we're seeing each other and anything you say is a lie to protect your lover.

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  • Sex is a whole different ball game when it's not my idea.

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  • Here. This is a little something by way of thanks.

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  • After all, it is a murder in your jurisdiction.

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  • The Lucky Strike tin is a common one, but some containers sell for a whole lot more than that.

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  • But the gun is a little frightening, Dean said.

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  • Lydia is a bit— sexually aggressive.

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  • This is a Keurig.

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  • Yes, there is a way to kick you out of your position.

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  • It is a shame to involve the innocent in such dealings.

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  • I don't know if this is a message or something else.

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  • Connection is a strong word.

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  • How is a sociopathic deity better at ruling the underworld than a compassionate human? he returned with no heat.

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  • There is a way through Hell?

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  • Verify there is a portal through Hell to our underworld, Gabriel instructed Landon.

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  • A private deal is a private deal.

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  • Every last one of you is a sociopath.

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  • If it means that much to you, there is a way.

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  • I don't know if there is a specialist closer.

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  • Your wife is a beautiful woman.

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  • Now is a good time.

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  • If there is a Logan still?

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  • Not fearing for my life is a total turn on, she retorted.

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  • The Council is a mess.

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  • Or maybe, incomplete is a better word.

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  • This is a game your predecessor played very well.

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  • Toby is a guardian angel.

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  • The records I alone can read with my magic are in this hallway, which is a pain in the ass when it comes to searching for things.

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  • What exactly is a Sanctuary?

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  • You must understand there is a reason behind what I ask of you that will not become clear for some time.

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  • You said there is a weakness to the castle that will render the ground no longer sacred.

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  • Hannah, you have to trust me when I tell you jumping out that window is a better death than what this thing will do to you!

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  • The art is a bonus, he said with a wink.

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  • The rest is a lot to think about.

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  • God, this is a horrible dream!

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  • But she is a poor nishani.

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  • I know you are tired, but there is a place I'd like to show you.

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  • This is a camisole.

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  • Yup. Bird Song is a small inn and I'd know.

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  • I think you're remaining here is a fine idea.

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  • And we both know if Shipton is a beater, chances are good she'll just keep on taking it, until he kills her or gets what he wants.

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  • But, please, I'll pay whatever you feel is a fair price.

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  • I have to tell you, Mr. Ryland is a damned sight more pleasant than bossy Miss Quincy, the sister from hell.

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  • Shipton is a devil.

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  • Like I said, the whole situation is a real mess.

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  • Donnie Ryland is a very intelligent young boy, with a disability.

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  • It's very romantic, even if the language is a bit stilted.

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  • But this is a real find!

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  • Our little Annie is a call girl!

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  • Unfortunately, 'No Trespassing' is a more familiar sign to this sport, than this one.

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  • Ouray Ice Park, Inc. is a non-profit corporation and runs exclusively on the donations of sponsor members.

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  • They say ice climbing is a dangerous sport, so remember you all, be careful out there, you hear?

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  • So, he's a jerk—but that doesn't mean everything he says is a lie.

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  • It is a large house, devoid of boarders, though a weathered sign offers such accommodations.

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  • Shipton is a son of a bitch in anyone's book.

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  • But 'gazillion' is a bit heavy.

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  • There is a spring in my step and a note on my lips, until I realize the awful truth of my situation and am forced to hold back my tears.

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  • Your face is a mess.

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  • The logical answer is a child—Donnie or Martha, picking it up out of curiosity.

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  • It seems her aunt is a bit under the weather, again.

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  • Edith is a very manipulative woman.

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  • This is a suicide and you guys don't handle suicides, remember?

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  • Annie is a guest, at least in spirit!

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  • Heaven is a perfectly marvelous place.

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  • Buying fountain pen ink now-a-days is a little tricky.

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  • I wouldn't be surprised the Shipton marriage was a disaster from the start and Donnie's silence is a result of that tension.

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  • How can anyone be that macho, or stupid is a better word!

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  • Remember, Annie is a friendly ghost!

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  • To the Norwood Catacombs, there is a hidden chamber where the Exemplars meet.

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  • You know this is a huge shock for him and it's going to take time for him to adjust.

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  • She is a kind, gentle soul and would never hurt you.

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  • Of course, this whole day is a secret.

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  • Someday, when there is a concert, I would love to take you to Tanglewood.

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  • Now, that my friend is a good reason for wanting to turn.

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  • There is a very good reason for that.

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  • Jackson is a bit under the weather.

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  • I assume you being so warm is a wolf thing?

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  • Yes, my metabolism is a lot faster than a human, so my temperature runs about a hundred and two degrees.

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  • Jackson is a real bore, he's Dracula every single year, ughh.

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  • Jackson glanced at the sheet music then at her through dark lashes "This is a far cry from 'Happy Birthday'."

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  • Elisabeth chuckled, "I swear, there is a breeze when she enters and leaves a room."

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  • There is a situation I need your help with.

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  • Because she is a witch.

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  • Every year, the full moon in January is the Wolf Moon and there is a three day festival that all werewolves attend… kind of our high holiday.

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  • That is a promise.

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  • You know that is a very real possibility.

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  • I think there is a bit of a difference.

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  • My brother is a wild card.

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  • My daughter is a lucky woman.

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  • Jackson and Elisabeth led the newlyweds outside as Jackson explained, This is a little late.

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  • That is a very good question.

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  • Maybe the reality is a lot better than what you imagine.

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  • And this is a special occasion.

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  • A marriage is a partnership, not a dictatorship.

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  • Touching, but don't you think your concern is a little belated?

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  • Alex is a guest here, and I'd appreciate it if you'd keep that in mind the next time you show up.

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  • Alex is a veterinarian, and Katie lives less than five miles away.

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  • Alex is a hugger.

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  • The guards have shot another dozen people around the perimeters, and our sensors indicate there is a small camp of some sort housing over a hundred survivors nearby and another one with several hundred at the bottom of the mountain, she said.

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  • Under the seat is a box with vests and water-breathers.

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  • This is a bunker city.

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  • This is a dream.

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  • We both know this is a suicide mission.

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  • Interesting.  The angel is a guest.  As long as you do what I want, he'll remain unharmed.

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  • He is not, but he is a warrior worthy of her attention in battle.  The Immortals always say, at least they understand Darkyn.

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  • You think Gabriel is a demon?

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  • Raid is a bit of an overstatement.

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  • When there is a problem at work, he keeps it to himself or mini­mize it.

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  • Jeff is never sick and is a real stickler for that sort of thing.

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  • Besides," he added, looking around, "the place is a mess."

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  • Mr. O'Connor is a doll.

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  • The 'case' is a police matter if it's a case at all.

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  • The whole damn thing is a mistake.

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  • But the description of Cleary is a dead ringer for Byrne.

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  • According to the National Weather Service, this is a doozy of a storm.

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  • You know, this is a man's worst nightmare.

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  • Randy and Jen know about the first, but the other is a sur­prise to everyone!

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  • All we have is a few unan­swered questions and circumstantial evidence.

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  • Pat is a pretty androgynous name.

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  • Drunk is a relative term.

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  • Iowa is a fun tour while 'Ride the Rockies' takes some serious training.

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  • But a blue truck is a start, that's all I'm saying.

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  • We got his picture—even if it is a few years old—and my money says he hasn't changed much.

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  • The swim-bit is a hoot and a holler.

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  • Colorado is a big state.

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  • All I'd need is a little DNA and Byrne would certainly be cooperative.

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  • Alex is a good boy.

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  • This is a good one.

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  • And a veterinarian is a doctor.

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  • Anger is a passion, Carmen.

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  • He really is a gentle and loving person.

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  • But it is a big deal.

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  • Ten thousand is a lot of money.

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  • There is a lady down in Texas who has a Longhorn cow she wants to sell.

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  • Magic is a child's interpretation of a miracle, or anything they can't understand.

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  • This is a baby, Carmen.

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  • It sure is a big one.

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  • There is a big difference here.

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  • Mother, the apothecary is a good idea.

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  • Yeah, it is a good idea.

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  • Darian is a Guardian first and foremost.

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  • The moon is a fickle lover, like a beautiful woman…she gives her whole heart but once a month and leaves you before dawn…why fear you the night?

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  • What threat is a blind man to you?

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  • We defeated the last of our enemies - -tonight is a feast in my honor, only none save my uncle and I know it was the beast who saved us all!

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  • This is a very important day.

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  • It is a part of me.

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  • If so, the demon is a child.

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  • All you need is a little confidence.

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  • I just love to do the Cha Cha and Alex is a Prince!

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  • This is a hauntingly familiar conversation to have in this barn.

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  • Jonathan is a good boy.

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  • This gate isn't locked because the stable is a buffer.

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  • Yes, but I think Gerald is a little worse for wear.

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  • Rob is a bit of a show-off, is he not?

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  • Yes, I believe he is a bit of a clown.

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  • He is a quiet man.

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  • This Rob, he is a good man?

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  • This is a marriage, Carmen, not a dictatorship.

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  • It is a simple thing.

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  • Felipa is a nice girl.

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  • This is a stanchion.

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  • But it is a girl.

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  • It is a sad thing to lose a friend of so many years.

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  • This is a sad time to see you.

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  • Oh. I suppose the atmosphere is a little depressing around here right now.

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  • If there is a snake under it, that puts a rock between you and the snake.

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  • Why anyone would cultivate that nasty habit is a mystery to me.

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  • Henry is a good salesman and you know it.

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  • Marriage is a big step.

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  • What you need is a husband.

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  • Love is a romantic notion.

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  • This one is a begonia, the other one is a coleus.

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  • A car is a classic.

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  • This is a makeshift meal at best.

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  • I don't have a radio or a TV, and I have no trouble believing he is a private type of person.

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  • Your father is a successful business man, and according to Sylvia, Denton is destined for the same.

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  • Only one is a predator.

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  • There is a reason your Sight brought you here and no further.

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  • This is a real vamp.

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  • But she is a lot like you.

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  • The third is a newly discovered low-level healer in Detroit.

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  • You're saying that, instead of treating him like I do my teenage cousins, I should pretend I'm dealing with a five-year-old who's convinced his stick figure drawing is a masterpiece.

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  • Sex is a bonus.

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  • Really useful, given that Xander is a master at messing with people's minds.

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  • My sister-in-law is a Healer.

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  • Charles up there is a Tracker.

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  • They are close to being equal, with the exception that Jonny is a teenager and can't control his power yet.

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  • You being pissed at me is a turn on.

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  • So, we're staying put until the kid is a year old.

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  • A secret is a lie on some level.

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  • This is a bracelet, and this one will be a necklace.

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  • Noteworthy among the buildings within the ancient citadel is a small tetrastyle temple, variously ascribed to Jupiter and Minerva, the portico supported by six monolithic columns of cippolino, four being in front.

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  • It is a bluish-black powder which at high temperatures decomposes into the metal, dioxide and oxygen.

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  • It is a dark brown powder.

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  • Appended to this volume is a complete list of Lotze's writings, compiled by Professor Rehnisch of Gottingen.

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  • In the centre of the Schlossplatz is the lofty jubilee column, erected in 1841 in memory of the king of Wurttemberg, William I., and in the courtyard of the old palace is a bronze equestrian statue of Duke Eberhard the Bearded.

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  • The African elephant is a very different animal from its Asiatic cousin, both as regards structure and habits; and were it not for the existence of intermediate extinct species, might well be regarded as the representative of a distinct genus.

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  • If 127 parts of iodine, which is an almost black solid, and loo parts of mercury, which is a white liquid metal, be intimately mixed by rubbing them together in a mortar, the two substances wholly disappear, and we obtain instead a brilliant red powder quite unlike the iodine or the mercury; almost the only property that is unchanged is the weight.

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  • The discovery of this law is due to Dalton; it is a direct deduction from his atomic theory.

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  • He is a beneficent and venerable old man of the sea, full of wisdom and skilled in prophecy, but, like Proteus, he will only reveal what he knows under compulsion.

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  • His favourite dwelling-place is a cavern in the depths of the Aegean.

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  • Of these, Thetis and Amphitrite rule the sea according to the legend of different localities; Galatea is a Sicilian figure, who plays with and deludes her rustic lover of the shore, Polyphemus.

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  • There is a good deal of variation in the colour of the fur, the prevailing tint being grey.

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  • Weissenfels is a place of considerable antiquity, and from 1656 till 1746 it was the capital of the small duchy of Saxe-Weissenfels, a branch of the electoral house of Saxony, founded by Augustus, second son of the elector John George I.

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  • The harbour is protected by forts and there is a garrison in the town.

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  • As prepared by the reduction of the oxide it is a grey powder.

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  • It is a brown coloured powder which is stable in air, but gives a higher oxide when heated.

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  • It is a brown-black powder soluble in hydrochloric acid, chlorine being simultaneously liberated.

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  • It is a black amorphous powder soluble in concentrated sulphuric and hydrochloric acids, and when in the moist state readily oxidizes on exposure.

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  • The chief, whose title is Rana, is a Rajput of the Sisodhyia clan, connected with the Udaipur family.

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  • There is a trade in yellow berries and mohair.

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  • There is a factory for pressing cotton.

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  • There is a manufacture of tape in the town, and lead-mining and stone-quarrying are carried on in the neighbourhood; relics of the Roman working of the lead mines have been discovered.

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  • It is a lonely lake, situated in extremely wild surroundings at a height of 1153 ft.

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  • It is supposed by some that Saccharomyces is a very degraded Ascomycete, in which the Torula condition has become fixed.

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  • In Sicily and southern Italy the Sirocco occurs at all seasons; it is a dry, dusty wind from south-east or south-west.

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  • El-`Azariyeh is a poor village of about thirty families, with few marks of antiquity; there is no reason to believe that the houses of Mary and Martha and of Simon the Leper, or the sepulchre of Lazarus, still shown by the monks, have any claim to the names they bear.

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  • There is a special cultivation of hops in the district north-west of 's Hertogenbosch.

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  • But there is a limit to love-making, and George Sand, always practical, set to work to provide the means of living.

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  • She is a thorough woman, but with none of the pettinesses, subterfuges, and mental reservations of her sex; she loves wide vistas and boundless horizons and instinctively seeks them out; she is concerned for universal happiness and takes thought for the improvement of mankind - thelastinfirmity and most innocent mania of generous souls.

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  • Cousin dedicated to him the fourth volume of his translation of Plato, and the long dedication is a compressed biography.

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  • It is a matter of common observation that the blue of the sky is highly variable.

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  • It is a sufficient answer to remark that on this theory the blue would reach its maximum development in the colour of the setting sun.

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  • A strength such that there is a delay of 4 or 5 minutes before any effect is apparent will be found suitable, but no great nicety of adjustment is necessary.

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  • This is the moment to examine whether there is a more complete polarization in a direction somewhat oblique; and it is found that with 0 positive there is, in fact, a direction of more complete polarization, while with 0 negative the polarization is more imperfect than in the perpendicular direction itself.

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  • In the first place, with a given size of particles, the direction of complete polarization indicated by (23) is a function of the colour of the light, the value of 0 being 3 or 4 times as large for the violet as for the red end of the spectrum.

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  • The fact that at this stage the polarization is a maximum, when the angle through which the light is turned exceeds a right angle, is the more worthy of note, as the opposite result would probably have been expected.

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  • There is a story that he constructed a burning mirror which set the Roman ships on fire when they were within a bowshot of the wall.

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  • The church of the Holy Trinity, the oldest part of which dates from about 1 200, is a Gothic building with five aisles and a square tower.

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  • There is a large weekly market for grain, and annual horse and cattle fairs.

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  • The hotel de ville, also by Abadie, is a handsome modern structure, but preserves two towers of the château of the counts of Angouleme, on the site of which it is built.

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  • It is a centre of the paper-making industry, with which the town has been connected since the 14th century.

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  • This is a formation form Med.

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  • Owing to observational difficulties, the exact measure of success attained is a little difficult to gauge, but it seems fairly certain that raindrops usually carry a charge.

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  • There is a difficulty in reconciling observed values of the ionization with the results obtained from balloon ascents as to the variation of the potential with altitude.

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  • Firefly is a term popularly used for certain tropical American click-beetles (Pyrophorus), due to their power of emitting light.

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  • It is a clear case of an ancient frontier laid out in American fashion.

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  • The Palice of Honour, his earliest work, is a piece of the later type of dream-allegory, extending to over 2000 lines in ninelined stanzas.

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  • That Douglas undertook this work and that he makes a plea for more accurate scholarship in the translation have been the basis of a prevalent notion that he is a Humanist in spirit and the first exponent of Renaissance doctrine in Scottish literature.

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  • The mushroom usually grown in gardens or hot-beds, in cellars, sheds, &c., is a distinct variety known as Agaricus hortensis.

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  • The dangerous principle is a narcotic, and the symptoms are usually great nausea, drowsiness, stupor and pains in the joints.

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  • The mushroom is a semi-deliquescent fungus which rapidly falls into putridity in decay, whilst the champignon dries up into a leathery substance in the sun, but speedily revives and takes its original form again after the first shower.

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  • It is a small bitter species common in upland pastures and fir plantations early in the season.

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  • In the area of the Newer Appalachian Mountains, the eastern Panhandle region has a forest similar to that of the plateau district; but between these two areas of hardwood there is a long belt where spruce and white pine cover the mountain ridges.

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  • The bituminous coal of West Virginia is a particularly good coking coal, and in 1905, 1906, 1907 and 1908 West Virginia ranked second (to Pennsylvania) among the states of the Union in the amount of coke manufactured; the Flat Top district is the principal cokemaking region.

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  • For each school district there is a board of education consisting of a president and two commissioners, each elected for a term of four years, one commissioner every two years.

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  • Banbridge is a entirely modern town.

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  • Clermont has several handsome squares ornamented with fountains, the chief of which is a graceful structure erected by Bishop Jacques d'Amboise in 1515.

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  • There is a statue of General Louis Charles Desaix de Veygoux in the Place de Jaude.

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  • On the bank of the Tiretaine there is a remarkable calcareous spring, the fountain of St Allyre, the copious deposits of which have formed a curious natural bridge over the stream.

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  • Possibly there is a trace of ancestor worship even here; but the two usages have diverged.

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  • Charlottesville is a trade centre for the surrounding country; among its manufactures are woollen goods, overalls, agricultural implements and cigars and tobacco.

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  • It is a sack-like tunic of white linen, with narrow sleeves and a hole for the head to pass through, and when gathered up round the waist by the girdle (cingulum) just clears the ground.

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  • Where the ritual, as in most cases, is a revival of pre-Reformation.

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  • In the Armenian and Coptic rites the vestment is often elaborately embroidered; in the other rites the only ornament is a cross high in the middle of the back, save in the case of bishops of the Orthodox Church, whose sticharia are ornamented with two vertical red stripes (7rorayof, " rivers").

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  • The primary and secondary schools of the town are excellent, and there is a small training college for state teachers.

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  • The conseil prive is a deliberative body under the presidency of the lieutenant-governor, composed of colonial officials together with two native members.

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  • On Rennes Island in the fjord, over against the town, there is a Cheviot sheep-breeding farm under government auspices.

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  • The Lyse Fjord, a branch of the Bukken Fjord, is a fine narrow inlet enclosed by precipitous mountains.

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  • There is a chalybeate spring.

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  • Just outside the south wall is a Roman necropolis, with massive tombs in masonry, and a Christian catacomb, and a little farther south a tomb in two stories, a mixture of Doric and Ionic architecture, belonging probably to the 2nd century B.C., though groundlessly called Dimensions in English feet.

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  • It is a matter of regret that Fontana's suggestion was unknown to him.

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  • There is a hole in the webframe which smoothly fits the larger cylinder at /3', and another which similarly fits the smaller cylinder at -y'.