Kept-on sentence example

kept-on
  • I'm pretty sure the prisoners are kept on the same floor as the warriors.
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  • If they kept on lashing at each other like this, their relationship would be torn to shreds.
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  • They navigated the jungle as fast as they could, catching themselves against trees as they slid through slippery piles of leaves and over fallen branches.  Katie ran until she was breathless.  Deidre kept on running, and Katie pushed her body forward.
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  • The droppings of stall-fed horses, or of such as have been kept on dry food, should be made use of.
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  • Fowls are kept on all farms and, though methods are still antiquated, trade in fowls and eggs is rapidly increasing.
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  • Stock usually belongs to the owner, and, even if kept on the half-and-half system, is usually bought by him.
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  • So far as Western Christendom is concerned the corrected calendar is now universally accepted, and Easter is kept on the same day, but it was not until 1752 that the Gregorian reformation of the calendar was adopted in Great Britain and Ireland.
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  • The crops can then be sown in due time, which in wet years, and with the usual teams of horses kept on a farm, is not always practicable.
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  • Besides Sundays there are six great feasts: (1) that of the New Year (Nauruz rabba), on the first day of the first month of winter; (2) Dehwa h' nina, the anniversary of the happy return of Hibil Ziva from the kingdom of darkness into that of light, lasting five days, beginning with the 18th of the first month of spring; (3) the Marwana, in commemoration of the drowned Egyptians, on the first day of the seoond month of spring; (4) the great five days' baptismal festival (pantsha), the chief feast, kept on the five intercalary days at the end of the second month of summer - during its continuance every Mandaean, male .and female, must dress in white and bathe thrice daily; (5) Dehwa d'daimana, in honour of one of the three hundred and sixty `Uthras, on the first day of the second month of autumn; (6) Kanshe Zahla, the preparation feast, held on the last day of the year.
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  • He kept on diligently collecting materials, and as he did so was constrained to modify some of the statements he had published.
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  • At Wheal Cock near St Just in Cornwall the protecting roof was so thin that holes bored for blasting more than once penetrated to the bed of the ocean, and wooden plugs were kept on hand to drive into such holes when this occurred.
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  • Don Felix de Azara wrote of one which he kept on a chain that it was "as gentle and playful as any kitten could be."
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  • While Constantine at the beginning of his reign (313) declared complete religious liberty, and kept on the whole to this declaration, yet he confined his favours to the orthodox hierarchical church, and even by an edict of the year 326 formally asserted the exclusion from these of heretics and schismatics.
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  • The St Fillan whose feast is kept on the 20th of June had churches dedicated to his honour at Ballyheyland, Queen's county, Ireland, and at Loch Earn, Perthshire.
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  • Fasts are to be kept on Wednesday and Friday, not Monday and Thursday, which are the fast days of "the hypocrites," i.e.
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  • The Russian cruisers kept on the right of their battleships, while the Japanese, very superior in speed, ran S., S.E.'
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  • It is true that nobody could have foreseen coming events; but things kept on occurring which counselled prudence, and threatened the economic situation from without.
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  • These certificates must be kept on file and lists of children employed must be posted by employers; labour inspectors receive monthly lists from local school boards of children receiving certificates; and children under 16 are not to work more than 10 hours a day or 60 hours a week, or between 7 p.m.
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  • Shorthorns and polled Angus are the commonest breeds of cattle; the sheep are mostly Cheviots and a Cheviot-Leicester cross, but the native sheep are still reared in considerable numbers in Hoy and South Ronaldshay; pigs are also kept on several of the islands, and the horses - as a rule hardy, active and small, though larger than the famous Shetland ponies - are very numerous, but mainly employed in connexion with agricultural work.
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  • Bees are principally kept on the Luneburger Heide, and the annual yield of honey is very considerable.
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  • The instrument is, of course, supported on a gimballed table, while the ship during the observations is kept on a fixed course.
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  • He kept on the best of terms, though a Protestant, with the Roman Catholic clergy and nobility, and his subsequent marriage with the daughter of the French king (9th of August 1832), and the contract that the children of the marriage should be brought up in the Roman Catholic faith, did much to inspire confidence in his good intentions.
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  • Fine breeds of horses and cattle are kept on the larger estates of the nobility, and cattle are exported to Austria.
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  • Their political constitutions were aristocratic; that is, the franchise was confined to the descendants of the original settlers, round whom an excluded body (Ffflos or plebs) was often growing up. The ancient kingship was perhaps kept on or renewed in some of the Siceliot and Italiot towns; but it is more certain that civil dissensions led very early to the rise of tyrants.
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  • A watch should be kept on rats at ports of arrival and on board ships from infected countries.
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  • Man and the actual universe kept on reasserting their rights and claims, announcing their goodliness and delightfulness, in one way or another; but they were always being thrust back again into Cimmerian regions of abstractions, fictions, visions, spectral hopes and fears, in the midst of which the intellect somnambulistically moved upon an unknown way.
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  • Here again it is most important that a sharp eye be kept on the materials used.
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  • Up to that time the exports of British home produce had kept on increasing with the imports, although at a lesser rate, and far inferior in aggregate value; but a change took place in the latter year.
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  • As to foreign relations, he received embassies from Europe and a deputation from the French East India Company; he sought to conciliate the Uzbegs by treating their refugee chiefs with unusual honor and sumptuous hospitality; he kept on good terms with Turkey; he forgave the hostility of a Georgian prince when brought to him a captive; and he was tolerant to all religionsalways regarding Christians with especial favor.
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  • With increasing difficulty it kept on till the spring of 1846, when a fire which destroyed its nearly completed "phalanstery" brought losses which caused, or certainly gave the final ostensible reason for, its dissolution.
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  • The first stage is the eradication of vicious habits: evil tendencies are to be corrected, and a guard kept on the corrupt propensities of the reason.
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  • His relations to the Lombard nobles were equally at variance with his professed patriotism; and, while still a housemate of Visconti and Correggi, he kept on issuing invectives against the tyrants who divided Italy.
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  • Sheep and cattle are raised extensively on ranches in the semi-arid regions, large herds of cattle are kept on lands too wet for cultivation in the western counties, and stock-raising and dairying have become important factors in the operation of many of the best farms. The acreage of wheat was 810,000 in 1909 and the crop was 16,377,000 bushels.
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  • A husband who wilfully abandons his wife, leaving her destitute, or who refuses to support her when he is able to do so, may be punished by imprisonment in the state prison not exceeding one year or in the county jail or workhouse not more than six months nor less than fifteen days, and for ten days, in the discretion of the judge, he may be kept on a bread and water diet.
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  • Three years later these and various other engagements were consolidated into a systematic plan for the administration of the Baroda territory, under a prince with a revenue of three-quarters of a million sterling, perfectly independent in all internal matters, but practically kept on his throne by subsidiary British troops.
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  • Only eight or ten are kept on a farm of this size throughout the year.
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  • A sharp look-out was kept on the doings Republican of the Republicans, whose arch-agitator, Ruiz and Carlist Zorilla, in Paris displayed unusual activity in his 1~~tr~.V~es.
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  • On non organic farms the norm is for four cows to be kept on the same area.
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  • It was not sustainable for Child Health to be kept on a central mainframe.
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  • John kept on staggering out of the drawing room to be sick (as I supposed ), which was somewhat off-putting.
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  • Billy says: the onus must be kept on Sinn Fein/IRA to deliver what they should have already.
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  • He must have meant it, as he was dressed in an ankle length overcoat which he kept on for the whole gig.
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  • Any ' mechanically propelled ' vehicle used or kept on a public road must display a valid tax disk.
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  • It was then kept on the 14th of February, forty days after Epiphany, the celebration of the Nativity (Christmas) not having been as yet introduced; the Armenians still keep it on this day, as " the Coming of the Son of God into the Temple."
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  • The clock kept on ticking.
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  • Anatole kept on refilling Pierre's glass while explaining that Dolokhov was betting with Stevens, an English naval officer, that he would drink a bottle of rum sitting on the outer ledge of the third floor window with his legs hanging out.
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  • She kept on lamenting and crying, continued the woman.
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  • "Adele tempted me: she kept on telling me to buy it," returned Pierre.
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  • Since then a body of soldiers has always been kept on guard to prevent a repetition of this mistake.
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  • Lone species, must be kept on its own or it will shred everything in sight.
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  • The voice-over was quite hard as we kept on stuttering at times and we had to start all over again.
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  • Once the embarrassment had subsided somewhat, he then added Mind you, I kept on being asked for a purpose-built building.
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  • A herd of 17 Welsh Black suckler cows are kept on the farm, the majority being pedigree cattle.
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  • A careful eye was kept on the supply of this key commodity to prevent unrest in the city in medieval times.
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  • These babies are kept on a ventilator and administered medicine.
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  • So, if your child receives a gift card for $50 and spends $49, that dollar is kept on the card.
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  • Divorce records are kept on file in county clerk's offices and are usually considered public records.
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  • In most cases the tray has to be kept on the teeth for at least 30 minutes.
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  • Couples who fill out the online application should be sure to bring their reference number to the Marriage Bureau, and should be aware the application will only be kept on file for 60 days.
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  • Records have been kept on file for centuries in most countries around the world in order to keep track of legal marriages.
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  • Beyonce, ever the professional, pushed her shirt down and just kept on singing.
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  • The prices are kept on the lower side because the dresses are mostly polyester.
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  • Keep your dog safe from this disease by having it tested annually and kept on a monthly heartworm preventative pill.
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  • The Greyhound either will be wearing a muzzle or be kept on a leash.
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  • It is usually considered difficult to grow, but it may be easily kept on dry banks in the rock garden in a firm bed of calcareous soil, or of loam mixed with broken limestone.
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  • Display the quote in a small picture frame that can be kept on a desk, either at work pre-retirement or at home afterwards.
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  • If you buy replacement parts from the same company consistently, a copy of your most current prescription and your insurance information should be kept on file to make ordering new CPAP masks simple.
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  • Pets are allowed in the campground, but must be kept on leash at all times, and can never be left unattended.
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  • Since pacifiers are lost frequently, several should be kept on hand.
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  • Children with DiGeorge syndrome should be kept on low-phosphorus diets.
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  • No formal statistics are kept on such attacks.
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  • It's important to note that you can only apply for employment with one Sears store at a time and that your completed application will be kept on file for 60 days.
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  • The lights are kept on all night to drive away Nian and to let the families enjoy an extended time together.
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  • The focus is kept on the top of the dress, so the bottom half is plain, which won't detract from the attention-grabbing top.
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  • They can be boots you wear on a snowy walk to the bus stop or kept on your feet all day.
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  • Even if the merchandise can't be kept on the floor on a regular basis, you'll probably be able to special order your favorite items.
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  • To get the most out of this exercise, make sure to keep your back slightly arched and leaning back just a little without swaying, as this makes sure the focus is kept on the right muscles the whole time.
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  • After that, the legal troubles just kept on coming with Napster, until finally, in March 2002, they paid the major record labels $26 million in back royalties, $10 million in future royalties, and shut its doors as a P2P trading site.
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  • In the wake of the success of The Wizard of Oz, Garland was kept on a near constant film schedule for MGM.
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  • Todd Oldham was kept on the show, but rather than hosting the show he became a teacher/mentor not unlike Tim Gunn's role in Project Runway.
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  • The PHP String Replace function is rather versatile and should be kept on hand for quick and easy use during web programming.
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