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  • battle-axe, pouring out great store of costly jewels and gold.

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  • Serpents adorned with necklaces of jewels wisdom.

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  • Serpents adorned with necklaces of jewels wisdom.

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  • There was a flight of steps ascending to these doors, and beyond were two smaller doors encrusted with jewels - the rubies were particularly fine.

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  • In the north-west chamber was a woman's skeleton, and she had her jewels, mostly of Greek work.

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  • Felipa pulled the hair up and used combs with amethyst jewels on them, giving the impression of long hair.

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  • His property was confiscated - his jewels, furniture and ready money were estimated to amount to £120,000 - he was degraded from the grandeeship and exiled to the Philippines.

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  • His property was confiscated - his jewels, furniture and ready money were estimated to amount to £120,000 - he was degraded from the grandeeship and exiled to the Philippines.

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  • by Pope Julius II., and the jewels restored to Scotland on the death (1807) of Cardinal York, the last of the Stuarts.

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  • Henry received the proffered assistance gratefully, and in return for the king's kindness subsequently left by his will certain British crown jewels in his possession to the prince regent.

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  • This breast ornament finds analogies in the royal and high priestly dress of Egypt, and in the six jewels of the Babylonian king. ?

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  • The shrine was magnificently adorned with the gold and silver and jewels offered by the pious.

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  • The shrine was magnificently adorned with the gold and silver and jewels offered by the pious.

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  • He seems to have been in London during the last weeks of Charles I., from whom he is said to have received his watch and some jewels which had ornamented the ebony case in which he kept his Bible.

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  • In 1589 he obtained in Geneva and Berne sums sufficient to raise an army of mercenaries for Henry III., partly by the sale of jewels, among them the "Sancy" diamond which in 1835 found its way to the Russian imperial treasure, and partly by leading the Swiss to suppose that the troops were intended for serious war against Savoy.

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  • When the king went forth to war thirteen great crosses made of gold and jewels were carried in wagons before him as his standards, and each was followed by 10,000 knights and 100,000 footmen.

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  • Queen Edith's crown had a plain circlet with, so far as can be determined, four crosses of pearls or gems on it, and a large cross patee rising from it in front, and arches of jewels or pearls terminating in a large pearl at the top. A valuation of these ancient crowns was made at the time of the Commonwealth prior to their destruction.

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  • When asked to show her jewels she presented her sons, and on her death a statue was erected to her memory inscribed, "Cornelia, the mother of the Gracchi."

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  • included the return of the jewels plundered by his father, and another campaign had to be fought before his submission was obtained.

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  • They are now in the Cluny Museum at Paris, having been purchased for £40oo, the intrinsic value of the gold, without reckoning that of the jewels and precious stones, being not less than £600.

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  • She tried to assuage all feuds; in an inventory of her jewels she left many of them to Darnley, in case she and her child did not survive its birth.

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  • Women, inflamed by his words, gave up their jewels and luxurious apparel, and young men married courtesans in the hope of reclaiming them.

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  • Women, inflamed by his words, gave up their jewels and luxurious apparel, and young men married courtesans in the hope of reclaiming them.

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  • The caliph was so well pleased with these jewels that he bought them and paid the merchant a large sum of money.

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  • It was better than any jewels he could buy her, because it meant something to him!

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  • The needle a being suspended between the jewels, and the needle b being held in the clamp, the cross-arm carrying the reading microscopes and the needle b is rotated till the ends of the needle a coincide with the cross-wires of the microscopes.

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  • " I do not find," he said, " that St Peter ever appeared in public loaded with gold and jewels, clad in silk, mounted on a white mule, surrounded by soldiers and followed by a brilliant retinue.

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  • These latter bore (obverse) a Nepalese emblem surrounded by eight fleurons containing the eight sacred Buddhist jewels, and (reverse) an eight-petalled flower surrounded by eight fleurons containing the names of the eight jewels in Tibetan characters.

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  • At night she took a graceful and affectionate leave of her attendants, distributed among them her money and jewels, wrote out in full the various legacies to be conveyed by her will, and charged her apothecary Gorion with her last messages for the king of Spain.

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  • Bort (or Boart) is the name given to impure crystals or fragments useless for jewels; it is also applied to the rounded crystalline aggregates, which generally have a grey colour, a rough surface, often a radial structure, and are devoid of good cleavage.

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  • The Regent or Pitt diamond is a magnificent stone found in either India or Borneo; it weighed 410 carats and was bought for £20,400 by Pitt, the governor of Madras; it was subsequently, in 1717, bought for £80,000 (or, according to some authorities, £ 135,000) by the duke of Orleans, regent of France; it was reduced by cutting to '3614 carats; was stolen with the other crown jewels during the Revolution, but was recovered and is still in France.

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  • The Dresden Green, one of the Saxon crown jewels, 40 carats, has a fine apple-green colour.

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  • The Florentine, 1331 carats, one of the Austrian crown jewels, is a very pale yellow.

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  • According to E, Moses with Aaron is to demand from Pharaoh the release of Israel, which will be effected in spite of his opposition; in assurance thereof the promise is given that they shall serve God upon this mountain; moreover, the people on their departure are to borrow raiment and jewels from their Egyptian neighbours.

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  • Their departure from Egypt is deliberate; the people have time to borrow raiment and jewels from their neighbours.

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  • The Florentine, 1331 carats, one of the Austrian crown jewels, is a very pale yellow.

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  • Their departure from Egypt is deliberate; the people have time to borrow raiment and jewels from their neighbours.

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  • 3386) contains an inventory of the jewels with which Isis had been endowed by Spanish devotees.

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  • 2 Her interest in state matters was only occasional, and secondary to the pre-occupations of court festivities, masks, progresses, dresses, jewels, which she much enjoyed; the court being, says Wilson - whose severity cannot 1 Fasti S.

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  • About this time Gloucester made another attempt to deprive Beaufort of his see, and it was argued in the council that as a cardinal he could not hold an English bishopric. The general council was not inclined to press the case against him; but the privy council, more clerical and more hostile, sealed writs of praemunire and attachment against him, and some of his jewels were seized.

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  • 3386) contains an inventory of the jewels with which Isis had been endowed by Spanish devotees.

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  • His prestige as a minister, already injured by these two blows, suffered further during the autumn and winter from the cattledriving agitation in Ireland, which he at first feebly criticized and finally strongly denounced, but which his refusal to utilize the Crimes Act made him powerless to stop by the processes of the "ordinary law"; and the scandal arising out of the theft of the Dublin crown jewels in the autumn of 1907 was a further blot on the Irish administration.

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  • The " breastplate of judgment " was set with twelve jewels engraved with the names of the tribes; the foreordained covering of the semidivine being in the garden of the gods bore the same number of stones (Ezek.

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  • retrotabulum (modernized retabulum) was applied to an architectural feature set up at the back of an altar, and generally taking the form of a screen framing a picture, carved or sculptured work in wood or stone, or mosaic, or of a movable feature such as the famous Pala d'Oro in St Mark's, Venice, of gold, jewels and enamels.

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  • Like the statue of St Agatha of Catania to-day, her image was loaded with jewels, and an inscription of Cadiz (C.I.L.

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  • The framework of this crown, bereft of its jewels, is in the possession of Lady Amherst of Hackney.

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  • Many of the sapphires are shipped to Switzerland for watch jewels and for bearings.

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  • the briefest sketch of her life can omit to notice that happy instinct or intuition which led her, when all others had heard with incredulity the scheme of Columbus, to recall the wanderer to her presence with the words, "I will assume the undertaking for my own crown of Castile, and am ready to pawn my jewels to defray the expenses of it, if the funds in the treasury should be found inadequate."

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  • It was stolen from the French crown jewels with the Regent and was never recovered.

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  • It was stolen from the French crown jewels with the Regent and was never recovered.

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  • Some of the gems had been carried by gentle waves to the edges of the lake and deposited away from the bulk of the jewels.

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  • The treasury of St Mark's contains a magnificent collection of church plate and jewels.

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  • It shows, however, that the upper ornament was of fleurons set with jewels.

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  • It is contained in a rock-crystal shrine, encased in silver, and is vested in full pontifical robes blazing with jewels.

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  • It weighs 1944 carats, is of a somewhat yellow tinge, and is among the Russian crown jewels.

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  • female figures, the artists trust more and more to swelling breasts and towering chignons, and load the neck with constantly accumulating jewels.

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  • A third army, commanded by Malik Kafur, a Hindu renegade and favourite of Ala-ud-din, penetrated to the extreme south of the peninsula, scattering the unwarlike Dravidian races, and stripping every Hindu temple of its accumulations of gold and jewels.

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  • The blind kings gradual revelation, under horrible torture, of the place of concealment of his several jewels and treasures, and his deportation and death (of the injuries thus received, at Damghan, en route to Mazandaran), must be classed among the darkest records of Oriental history.

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  • general whose possession of the crown jewels enabled him, after the defeat of his army at Kazvin, to secure his personal safety and obtain a government; of Hosain Kuli Khan) the shahs brother, which was compromised by the mothers intervention; and of Mahommed, son of Zaki Khan, Zend, who was defeated on more than one occasion in battle, and fled into Turkish territory.

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  • Having gone to England in 1792 to endeavour to raise money on her jewels, she was on her return accused before the Revolutionary Tribunal of having dissipated the treasures of the state, conspired against the republic, and worn, in London, "mourning for the tyrant."

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  • Now it is the abode of the jewellers and ivory-workers of Delhi, but the jewels are seldom valuable and the carving has lost much of its old delicacy.

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  • For fifty-eight days Nadir Shah remained in Delhi, and when he left he carried with him a treasure in money amounting, at the lowest computation, to eight or nine millions sterling, besides jewels of inestimable value, and other property to the amount of several millions more.

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  • distant, in Little Conjeeveram, is the Varadaraja-swami Vaishnava temple, also containing a hall of pillars, beautifully carved, and possessing a wonderfully rich treasury of votive jewels.

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  • The monks possess a library, in which are kept valuable jewels belonging to the Cantacuzene family.

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  • But during the greater part of his reign he was the puppet of the magnates and kept in such penury that he was often obliged to pawn his jewels to get proper food and clothing.

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  • But, my father, when a man has found a treasure, it is his duty to offer the most precious of the jewels to his father first.

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  • Jacob ben Asher is known as the Baal ha-turim (literally "Master of the Rows") from his chief work, the four Turim or Rows (the title is derived from the four Turim or rows of jewels in the High Priest's breastplate).

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  • plained that, at a riot, in which his house had been attacked, he had lost jewels, furniture and papers which he alleged to be worth more than 30,000.

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  • Paul embellished the costume of the cardinals, collected jewels for his own adornment, provided games and food for the Roman people and practically instituted the carnival.

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  • Farnese could get no regular supplies of money from the king for the payment of the soldiery, and he had to pledge his own jewels to meet the demand.

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  • Although she showed great tact in her dealings with the queen, Catherine drove her from the court after Henry's death, and forced her to restore the crown jewels and to accept Chaumont in exchange for Chenonceaux.

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  • Although already married to the virtuous and charming Archduchess Giovanna of Austria, he seduced the fair Venetian and loaded her with jewels, money and other presents.

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  • The cross of her rosary was snatched from her hand one day, and when returned it was made of jewels more brilliant than diamonds, visible, however, to her alone.

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  • he has not a penny in the world, nor can borrow a single penny, because all his jewels and his plate that he can spare, and those which he must of necessity keep, are pledged to lie in pawn."

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  • At the close of the year, or in the first days of 1581, he fled to France carrying with him the crown jewels, which included many valuable diamonds.

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  • By promising to cede the Portuguese colony of Brazil to her, and by the sale of part of his jewels, Antonio secured means to fit out a fleet manned by Portuguese exiles and French and English adventurers.

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  • de Sancy, from whom it was purchased by Sully and included in the jewels of the crown.

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  • The identification of them with the jewels of the breastplate and on the shoulders of the high priest (which apparently has the authority of Josephus) is unwarranted; other ancient guesses are equally baseless.

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  • The states-general were silenced and the royal prerogative increased; the royal domains were extended, and the wealth of the crown was augmented; additions were made to the revenue by the sale of municipal charters and patents; and taxation became heavier, since Charles set no limits to the gratification of his tastes either in the collection of jewels and precious objects, of books, or of his love of building, examples of which are the renovation of the Louvre and the erection of the palace of Saint Paul in Paris.

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  • Though to death he was wounded he struck so strong a stroke That from the shattered shield-rim forthwith out there broke Showers of flashing jewels; the shield in fragments lay.2 Then reproaching them for their cowardice and treachery, Siegfried fell dying "amid the flowers," while the knights gathered round lamenting.

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  • Felipa pulled the hair up and used combs with amethyst jewels on them, giving the impression of long hair.

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  • It was better than any jewels he could buy her, because it meant something to him!

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  • Some of the gems had been carried by gentle waves to the edges of the lake and deposited away from the bulk of the jewels.

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  • The warriors were just as dirty, but the wealthy members of the clan wore silks and jewels like gaudy flowers.

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  • battlements of rubies, your gates of sparkling jewels, and all your walls of precious stones.

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  • casket of valuable jewels.

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  • She also gave her jewels to be inserted into a new chalice.

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  • Square Favor Box with Jewels These gorgeous favor boxes have jewels on gold color wires on the lids and contain confectionery of your choice.

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  • crown jewels " .

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  • double crossGarnett wonders who is double-crossing whom when he gets involved with five Middle East notables and some very valuable jewels.

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  • encrusted with jewels.

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  • The hummingbird feeders which are also on the balcony mean you get to see these tiny hovering jewels just inches away.

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  • gleaming jewels exploding out of the coal-black damp night that had magically come alive.

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  • For too long, many jewels of art in mental health have been denied public showing.

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  • hummingbird feeders which are also on the balcony mean you get to see these tiny hovering jewels just inches away.

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  • There is an identical bowl without the later addition of encrusted jewels in the Topkapi Saray collection.

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  • He attempts to steal jewels which are hidden in an ancient idol.

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  • Its then I come across the phrase tessera: past the mosque where shoes light up / the pavement like undiscovered jewels.

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  • It may seem strange that the earliest Masonic jewels were from continental Brethren.

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  • The pal leaped off when a policeman appeared and it transpired he had a pocket full of stolen jewels.

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  • Pamper your database ' crown jewels ' with hardware RAID.

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  • jillions of jewels.

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  • For too long, many jewels of art in mental health have been denied public showing.

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  • lotus blossom with eight petals, resting on a bed of jewels.

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  • Masonic jewels were from continental Brethren.

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  • precious jewels would be hidden among various dishes and their contents.

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  • priceless jewels & a beautiful princess.

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  • Other symbols - such as the Crown Jewels and coronation regalia - are unique objects which exert a powerful fascination.

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  • It is a precious vessel set with jewels, and so resplendent as to eclipse the lights of the hall.

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  • The Crown Jewels, magnificent Tudor tapestries, coronation robes, royal doll's houses - the collections in our care really are unique.

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  • She captured a French schooner with 40 tons of cocoa and jewels valued at 12,000 pieces of eight.

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  • I would never stoop to bow down to a god of stone or an idol of wood or jewels!

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  • Arthur was standing, and the jewels in his crown shone like bright stars above the countless throng.

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  • worm larvae in vitrines lined with gold dust and tiny particles of jewels.

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  • His prestige as a minister, already injured by these two blows, suffered further during the autumn and winter from the cattledriving agitation in Ireland, which he at first feebly criticized and finally strongly denounced, but which his refusal to utilize the Crimes Act made him powerless to stop by the processes of the "ordinary law"; and the scandal arising out of the theft of the Dublin crown jewels in the autumn of 1907 was a further blot on the Irish administration.

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  • Then the pope resorted to pawning palace furniture, table plate, jewels, even statues of the apostles.

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  • There was a flight of steps ascending to these doors, and beyond were two smaller doors encrusted with jewels - the rubies were particularly fine.

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  • In the Roman Catholic Church mitres are divided into three classes: (1) Mitra pretiosa, decorated with jewels, gold plates, &c.; (2) Mitra auriphrygiata, of white silk, sometimes embroidered with gold and silver thread or small pearls, or of cloth of gold plain; (3) Mitra simplex, of white silk damask, silk or linen, with the two falling bands behind terminating in red fringes.

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  • He seems to have been in London during the last weeks of Charles I., from whom he is said to have received his watch and some jewels which had ornamented the ebony case in which he kept his Bible.

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  • The treasury of St Mark's contains a magnificent collection of church plate and jewels.

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  • The chief luxuries of the ancient world, silks, jewels, pearls, perfumes, incense and the like, were drawn from India, China and southern Arabia.

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  • He was at Warsaw when his master died in 1733, and he secured a hold on the confidence of the electoral prince, Frederick Augustus, who was at Dresden, by laying hands on the papers and jewels of the late ruler and bringing them promptly to his successor.

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  • Two of Lassalle's comrades succeeded in carrying off the casket, which contained the lady's jewels, from the baroness's room at an hotel in Cologne.

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  • by Pope Julius II., and the jewels restored to Scotland on the death (1807) of Cardinal York, the last of the Stuarts.

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  • In the north-west chamber was a woman's skeleton, and she had her jewels, mostly of Greek work.

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  • The " breastplate of judgment " was set with twelve jewels engraved with the names of the tribes; the foreordained covering of the semidivine being in the garden of the gods bore the same number of stones (Ezek.

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  • This breast ornament finds analogies in the royal and high priestly dress of Egypt, and in the six jewels of the Babylonian king. ?

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  • 8 The two jewels also engraved with the names of the tribes in a suitable setting, worn upon the shoulder (see p. 102, c.), served, like the twelve mentioned, for a memorial before the Deity, effectively bringing them to remembrance, without any action on the part of the bearer, and thus tacitly involving supernatural intervention as amulets are regularly expected to do.

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  • retrotabulum (modernized retabulum) was applied to an architectural feature set up at the back of an altar, and generally taking the form of a screen framing a picture, carved or sculptured work in wood or stone, or mosaic, or of a movable feature such as the famous Pala d'Oro in St Mark's, Venice, of gold, jewels and enamels.

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  • The chronicle of the Sinhalese kings, the Mahavamsa, however, asserts that mirrors of glittering glass were carried in procession in 306 B.C., and beads like gems, and windows with ornaments like jewels, are also mentioned at about the same date.

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  • included the return of the jewels plundered by his father, and another campaign had to be fought before his submission was obtained.

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  • Neither class cared to bestow jewels upon their persons, but neither spared thought or expense in the embellishment of the object they most loved.

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  • Like the statue of St Agatha of Catania to-day, her image was loaded with jewels, and an inscription of Cadiz (C.I.L.

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  • 2 Her interest in state matters was only occasional, and secondary to the pre-occupations of court festivities, masks, progresses, dresses, jewels, which she much enjoyed; the court being, says Wilson - whose severity cannot 1 Fasti S.

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  • When the king went forth to war thirteen great crosses made of gold and jewels were carried in wagons before him as his standards, and each was followed by 10,000 knights and 100,000 footmen.

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  • They are now in the Cluny Museum at Paris, having been purchased for £40oo, the intrinsic value of the gold, without reckoning that of the jewels and precious stones, being not less than £600.

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  • It shows, however, that the upper ornament was of fleurons set with jewels.

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  • Queen Edith's crown had a plain circlet with, so far as can be determined, four crosses of pearls or gems on it, and a large cross patee rising from it in front, and arches of jewels or pearls terminating in a large pearl at the top. A valuation of these ancient crowns was made at the time of the Commonwealth prior to their destruction.

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  • The framework of this crown, bereft of its jewels, is in the possession of Lady Amherst of Hackney.

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  • Many of the sapphires are shipped to Switzerland for watch jewels and for bearings.

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  • the briefest sketch of her life can omit to notice that happy instinct or intuition which led her, when all others had heard with incredulity the scheme of Columbus, to recall the wanderer to her presence with the words, "I will assume the undertaking for my own crown of Castile, and am ready to pawn my jewels to defray the expenses of it, if the funds in the treasury should be found inadequate."

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  • Ornaments of gold and silver, and jewels of polished quartz and green chalchihuite were worn - not only the ears and nose but the lips being pierced for - ornaments.

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  • When asked to show her jewels she presented her sons, and on her death a statue was erected to her memory inscribed, "Cornelia, the mother of the Gracchi."

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  • battle-axe, pouring out great store of costly jewels and gold.

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  • The same monarch entered Dublin in 1394 with 30,000 bowmen and 4000 cavalry, bringing with him the crown jewels; but after holding a parliament and making much courtly display before the native chieftains, on several of whom he conferred knighthood, he returned to England.

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  • Henry received the proffered assistance gratefully, and in return for the king's kindness subsequently left by his will certain British crown jewels in his possession to the prince regent.

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  • In 1589 he obtained in Geneva and Berne sums sufficient to raise an army of mercenaries for Henry III., partly by the sale of jewels, among them the "Sancy" diamond which in 1835 found its way to the Russian imperial treasure, and partly by leading the Swiss to suppose that the troops were intended for serious war against Savoy.

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  • The needle a being suspended between the jewels, and the needle b being held in the clamp, the cross-arm carrying the reading microscopes and the needle b is rotated till the ends of the needle a coincide with the cross-wires of the microscopes.

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  • " I do not find," he said, " that St Peter ever appeared in public loaded with gold and jewels, clad in silk, mounted on a white mule, surrounded by soldiers and followed by a brilliant retinue.

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  • These latter bore (obverse) a Nepalese emblem surrounded by eight fleurons containing the eight sacred Buddhist jewels, and (reverse) an eight-petalled flower surrounded by eight fleurons containing the names of the eight jewels in Tibetan characters.

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  • At night she took a graceful and affectionate leave of her attendants, distributed among them her money and jewels, wrote out in full the various legacies to be conveyed by her will, and charged her apothecary Gorion with her last messages for the king of Spain.

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  • It is contained in a rock-crystal shrine, encased in silver, and is vested in full pontifical robes blazing with jewels.

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  • Bort (or Boart) is the name given to impure crystals or fragments useless for jewels; it is also applied to the rounded crystalline aggregates, which generally have a grey colour, a rough surface, often a radial structure, and are devoid of good cleavage.

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  • It weighs 1944 carats, is of a somewhat yellow tinge, and is among the Russian crown jewels.

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  • The Regent or Pitt diamond is a magnificent stone found in either India or Borneo; it weighed 410 carats and was bought for £20,400 by Pitt, the governor of Madras; it was subsequently, in 1717, bought for £80,000 (or, according to some authorities, £ 135,000) by the duke of Orleans, regent of France; it was reduced by cutting to '3614 carats; was stolen with the other crown jewels during the Revolution, but was recovered and is still in France.

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  • The Dresden Green, one of the Saxon crown jewels, 40 carats, has a fine apple-green colour.

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  • According to E, Moses with Aaron is to demand from Pharaoh the release of Israel, which will be effected in spite of his opposition; in assurance thereof the promise is given that they shall serve God upon this mountain; moreover, the people on their departure are to borrow raiment and jewels from their Egyptian neighbours.

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  • He also wrote monographs on The Portraits and Jewels of Mary Stuart (1906) and James VI.

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  • About this time Gloucester made another attempt to deprive Beaufort of his see, and it was argued in the council that as a cardinal he could not hold an English bishopric. The general council was not inclined to press the case against him; but the privy council, more clerical and more hostile, sealed writs of praemunire and attachment against him, and some of his jewels were seized.

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  • An appeal to Austria met with little success, for the offences of the Uskoks were outweighed by their services against the Turks; while, if Minucci may be trusted, a share of their spoils, in silk, velvet and jewels, went to the ladies of the Archducal Court of Graz, where the matter was negotiated.

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  • From this wedding, disturbed by quarrels over the queen's jewels and dowry, was to result the union of the crowns on the head of Margaret's great-grandson, James VI., after a century of tragedies and turmoil.

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  • She tried to assuage all feuds; in an inventory of her jewels she left many of them to Darnley, in case she and her child did not survive its birth.

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  • 4) says that Godiva, who founded a religious house at Coventry in 1040, left a string of jewels, on which she had told her prayers, that it might be hung on the statue of the Blessed Virgin.

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  • The Moors are temperate in their diet and simple in their dress, though among the richer classes of the towns the women cover themselves with silks, gold and jewels, while the men indulge to excess their love of fine horses and splendid arms. The national fault is gross sensuality.

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  • The gorgeous Pala d'oro, still in St Mark's at Venice, a gold retable covered with delicate reliefs and enriched with enamels and jewels, was the work of Byzantine artists during the 11th century.

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  • In silver-work the proportion of new art designs exhibited by dealers and others is still relatively small; but jewellers, except when setting pure brilliants and pearls, are becoming more inclined to make their jewels of finely modelled gold and enamel enriched with precious and semi-precious stones, than of gems merely held together by wholly subordinate settings.

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  • female figures, the artists trust more and more to swelling breasts and towering chignons, and load the neck with constantly accumulating jewels.

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  • A third army, commanded by Malik Kafur, a Hindu renegade and favourite of Ala-ud-din, penetrated to the extreme south of the peninsula, scattering the unwarlike Dravidian races, and stripping every Hindu temple of its accumulations of gold and jewels.

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  • But it was found that there were no funds in the treasury to satisfy their inordinate demands, and they were obliged to be contented with one-half the stipulated sums, which, after many difficulties, were paid in specie and in jewels, with the exception of 584,905 rupees.

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  • His tomb was discovered in 1653, when numerous precious objects, arms, jewels, coins and a ring with a figure of the king, were found.

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  • Thus, externally, he is surrounded by all the splendour of sovereignty; on his head he wears a great and resplendent crown, with a high circular centrepiece; he is clothed in gold and jewels; round him is a brilliant court, composed of his submissive servants.

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  • The blind kings gradual revelation, under horrible torture, of the place of concealment of his several jewels and treasures, and his deportation and death (of the injuries thus received, at Damghan, en route to Mazandaran), must be classed among the darkest records of Oriental history.

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  • general whose possession of the crown jewels enabled him, after the defeat of his army at Kazvin, to secure his personal safety and obtain a government; of Hosain Kuli Khan) the shahs brother, which was compromised by the mothers intervention; and of Mahommed, son of Zaki Khan, Zend, who was defeated on more than one occasion in battle, and fled into Turkish territory.

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  • Having gone to England in 1792 to endeavour to raise money on her jewels, she was on her return accused before the Revolutionary Tribunal of having dissipated the treasures of the state, conspired against the republic, and worn, in London, "mourning for the tyrant."

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  • Now it is the abode of the jewellers and ivory-workers of Delhi, but the jewels are seldom valuable and the carving has lost much of its old delicacy.

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  • For fifty-eight days Nadir Shah remained in Delhi, and when he left he carried with him a treasure in money amounting, at the lowest computation, to eight or nine millions sterling, besides jewels of inestimable value, and other property to the amount of several millions more.

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  • distant, in Little Conjeeveram, is the Varadaraja-swami Vaishnava temple, also containing a hall of pillars, beautifully carved, and possessing a wonderfully rich treasury of votive jewels.

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  • The monks possess a library, in which are kept valuable jewels belonging to the Cantacuzene family.

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  • But during the greater part of his reign he was the puppet of the magnates and kept in such penury that he was often obliged to pawn his jewels to get proper food and clothing.

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  • But, my father, when a man has found a treasure, it is his duty to offer the most precious of the jewels to his father first.

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  • Jacob ben Asher is known as the Baal ha-turim (literally "Master of the Rows") from his chief work, the four Turim or Rows (the title is derived from the four Turim or rows of jewels in the High Priest's breastplate).

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  • plained that, at a riot, in which his house had been attacked, he had lost jewels, furniture and papers which he alleged to be worth more than 30,000.

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  • Paul embellished the costume of the cardinals, collected jewels for his own adornment, provided games and food for the Roman people and practically instituted the carnival.

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  • Thus he rewarded the patriotism of the Danish ladies who sacrificed all their jewels to pay the heavy ransom exacted from him by his captors, the Jomsborg pirates, by enacting a law whereby women were henceforth to inherit landed property in the same way as their male relatives.

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  • Farnese could get no regular supplies of money from the king for the payment of the soldiery, and he had to pledge his own jewels to meet the demand.

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  • Although she showed great tact in her dealings with the queen, Catherine drove her from the court after Henry's death, and forced her to restore the crown jewels and to accept Chaumont in exchange for Chenonceaux.

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  • Although already married to the virtuous and charming Archduchess Giovanna of Austria, he seduced the fair Venetian and loaded her with jewels, money and other presents.

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  • The cross of her rosary was snatched from her hand one day, and when returned it was made of jewels more brilliant than diamonds, visible, however, to her alone.

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  • he has not a penny in the world, nor can borrow a single penny, because all his jewels and his plate that he can spare, and those which he must of necessity keep, are pledged to lie in pawn."

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  • At the close of the year, or in the first days of 1581, he fled to France carrying with him the crown jewels, which included many valuable diamonds.

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  • By promising to cede the Portuguese colony of Brazil to her, and by the sale of part of his jewels, Antonio secured means to fit out a fleet manned by Portuguese exiles and French and English adventurers.

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  • de Sancy, from whom it was purchased by Sully and included in the jewels of the crown.

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  • The identification of them with the jewels of the breastplate and on the shoulders of the high priest (which apparently has the authority of Josephus) is unwarranted; other ancient guesses are equally baseless.

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  • The states-general were silenced and the royal prerogative increased; the royal domains were extended, and the wealth of the crown was augmented; additions were made to the revenue by the sale of municipal charters and patents; and taxation became heavier, since Charles set no limits to the gratification of his tastes either in the collection of jewels and precious objects, of books, or of his love of building, examples of which are the renovation of the Louvre and the erection of the palace of Saint Paul in Paris.

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  • Though to death he was wounded he struck so strong a stroke That from the shattered shield-rim forthwith out there broke Showers of flashing jewels; the shield in fragments lay.2 Then reproaching them for their cowardice and treachery, Siegfried fell dying "amid the flowers," while the knights gathered round lamenting.

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  • Yesterday, when I was digging in it, I found a box full of gold and jewels.

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  • Beside this I got a rare mess of golden and silver and bright cupreous fishes, which looked like a string of jewels.

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  • Also lodged in the Tower are the Crown Jewels including all the regalia used by British monarchs at their coronation.

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  • It is a precious vessel set with jewels, and so resplendent as to eclipse the lights of the hall.

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  • She captured a French schooner with 40 tons of cocoa and jewels valued at 12,000 pieces of eight.

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  • I would never stoop to bow down to a god of stone or an idol of wood or jewels !

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  • Worn as crosses, cameos and jewels suspended from ribbons or chains.

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  • Arthur was standing, and the jewels in his crown shone like bright stars above the countless throng.

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  • The scientist and artist Hubert Duprat has placed Caddis worm larvae in vitrines lined with gold dust and tiny particles of jewels.

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  • Oat Atkinson (OA): Our cards are handmade and very simple in design, and are embellished with glitter, jewels, buttons, ribbon, and other 3-D elements.

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  • While we decorate occasionally with body shimmer, they use these jewels and decorations to finish off their look.

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  • However, following the age-old beauty advice that green eyes benefit from browns and lavenders, I selected Expert Wear Eye Shadow Trio in the shade Crown Jewels for my review.

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  • Bratz Diamonz Glam - Beat the clock to get the diamonds by matching jewels and earning points.

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  • Then, embellish the layout with border stripes, ribbon stickers and jewels.

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  • Second, the bodice of the gown is very form-fitting and features jewels all along its base for even further enhancement.

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  • You could also add rhinestones, jewels, and other items to your dress to make it ghetto fabulous.

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  • Flats with girly details such as quilting, jewels, or bows are cute and can even take you into the fall.

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  • It does not need to be expensive jewels, just beautiful pieces that look lovely.

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  • At many "black-tie" weddings women are especially bedecked and bedazzled in black sequins and jewels.

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  • Iridescent powders, cornelli lace, basket weave, or latticework designs, blown sugar pearls or jewels, and unique cake texturization can all create individualized looks for your cake.

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  • Purchasing matching necklaces with the varied colors of jewels will give a look of uniformity and individuality simultaneously, which will look great not only on their necks, but in the photos too.

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  • Small glass slipper figurines, perhaps with colored accent jewels that coordinate with the bridal party dresses.

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  • While you can get married in many areas of town, this company most recommends North Myrtle Beach, with its extremely lenient marriage laws and its reputation for being one of the "hidden jewels" of the East Coast.

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  • Hot glue sequins or plastic jewels to a simple pin back to create the medallions.If the reception will also be held outdoors, ensure there is enough seating both in rows for the wedding and also around the tables at the reception.

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  • Most Indian brides wear some type of headdress that has jewels coming to a point in the middle of the forehead.

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  • When brushed with apricot jam and placed upside down, they glitter like jewels and present a fantastic contrast to an iced white or ivory cake.

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  • Simmons is no stranger to reality television either -- he and his family are the stars of A&E's Gene Simmons: Family Jewels.

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  • Add embellishments like buttons, glitter, sequins, ribbons, and small jewels to tee shirts to create a unique shirt that your kids will love designing and wearing.

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  • Details-Dresses may or may not have embellishments, such as rhinestones, jewels, crystals, embroidery, pearls or colorful beads.

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  • Satin, silk, or taffeta is often considered fancy, as are dresses covered in jewels or rhinestones.

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  • In addition, add beautiful flowers, vines and a few sparkly jewels to the dress.

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  • This 16-day voyage allows you to experience the jewels of European history, culture, art, and architecture.

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  • Eventually these head rounds evolved to become both crowns made from precious metals and jewels and vegetative wreaths made to hang on the wall.

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  • The reality show Gene Simmons Family Jewels is a hit on A&E, and the band keeps current by including their music in Rock Band and Guitar Hero.

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  • Often credited with popularizing costume jewelry, Coco Chanel subverted the haute jewelry scene by creating pieces that combined real jewels along with glass stones, rhinestones, faux pearls, and colored synthetic stones.

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  • A simple ring without the addition of jewels or other embellishments may be purchased for around $50.

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  • Made from inexpensive materials in fun shapes and colors, costume jewelry allows jewelry lovers to adorn themselves with beautiful jewels without breaking the bank.

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  • The low price tag makes it possible to collect a wide variety of costume jewels for different outfits, moods, and looks.

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  • The aim of this type of jewelry was to create pieces that looked as close to the real thing as possible but were more accessible to those without much money to spend on jewels.

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  • These jewels were not just for those who couldn't afford the real thing, though - women at all economic levels enjoyed showing off their costume jewels.

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  • Some jewels are sensitive to light and heat or being bumped into other objects.

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  • Is price or perceived value your main criteria, or do you choose your jewels according to what pleases your eye?

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  • Step back into the world of the ancient Celts, and learn how their beliefs and their jewels are intertwined.

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  • Until that point, a well-dressed woman would only be seen wearing fine jewelry, but Chanel showed that a woman could be fashionably dressed and express her individuality with fun, faux jewels as well.

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  • Jewels for Me - this website advertises that all of the products are made in the United States.

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  • The spiders looked realistic in shape but were made entirely of jewels and gold.

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  • This style of jewelry box accommodates all those jewels and glittery baubles.

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  • However, if your suit is the focus of your outfit, keep your jewels and purse more low-key.

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  • There are many retirement jewels out there, but unless you are personally acquainted with them, you may never discover all that these small towns and communities have to offer.

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  • Create combos of vanishing jewels and play to your heart's content.

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  • Rather than swapping two adjacent jewels to create matching set of three, you slide entire rows and columns of fuzzy friends to form matches.

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  • It's so addictive, swapping adjacent gems and jewels!

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  • Some may challenge you to swap adjacent jewels to create matching sets of three or more.

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  • But to make the playing field even, you have opportunities to gather jewels which increase your ships shields and turbo capabilities.

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  • An elegant, put-together style to complement that gorgeous dress, those sky-high heels and the glittering jewels is something every woman strives to perfect on her big night.

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