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  • We haven't discussed giving it up; only taking a short leave to have our baby.

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  • If you are pleased enough about your victory, you will grant me leave to show you.

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  • Fitzgerald still had not reported to Denver but it was now thought he'd taken a few days of leave to sort things out.

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  • The next day we were supposed to leave to go back home, so we just did.

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  • The second battle he would leave to his sisters: teaching his lifemate how to behave according to dhjan standards.

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  • granted leave to Torquemada to rehabilitate the condemned, and withdrew practically all concessions hitherto made and paid for at Rome.

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  • Unable to bear up against the Dominican's fiery denunciations, the sovereigns, three months after the fall of Granada, issued a decree ordering every Jew either to embrace Christianity or to leave the country, four months being given to make up their minds; and those who refused to become Christians to order had leave to sell their property and carry off their effects.

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  • this difficulty was overcome by paving or " causewaying " the road up to the level of the top of the flanges, but 1 " Another thing that is remarkable is their way-leaves; for, when men have pieces of ground between the colliery and the river, they sell leave to lead coals over their ground " (Roger North).

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  • Two years later, however, he obtained leave to continue his studies at Glasgow University.

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  • was content to leave to the patriarch.

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  • On being released, the young count obtained leave to accompany as a volunteer the French expedition to Corsica.

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  • In 1775 he was removed to the castle of Joux, to which, however, he was not very closely confined, having full leave to visit in the town of Pontarlier.

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  • culture of classical ages was slightly more developed in Greece so far as the husbandman of Greece and Rome was less able to leave to nature the fertilization of the soil.

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  • Metternich persuaded the tsar and the king of Prussia to make a declaration that the allies would leave to Napoleon the "natural boundaries" of France - the Rhine, Alps, Pyrenees and Ocean.

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  • But Ortiz proved a friend and presented them to Paul III., who gave them leave to go to Palestine to preach the Gospel, bestowing upon them abundant alms. He likewise gave licence for those not yet priests to be ordained by any catholic bishop on the title of poverty.

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  • The French navy being left unemployed during the minority of Louis XIV., Duquesne obtained leave to offer his services to the king of Sweden, who gave him a commission as vice-admiral in 1643.

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  • Finally, to enable them to work their mines to their full capacity, the Rand houses asked for leave to import Chinese labourers.'

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  • Wood, who had been given leave to make a diversion in northern Zululand, on the 28th of March occupied Hlobane (Inhlobane) mountain.

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  • Spent with weakness and fatigue he asked leave to rest his head on his companion's lap, and quickly fell into a quiet sleep. As Niccolini tells us, the martyr's face became serene and smiling as a child's.

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  • On hearing that the sentence was commuted to life-long imprisonment, he declared that the pardon was harder than the punishment, and vainly petitioned for leave to serve his king for the rest of his life as a common soldier.

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  • His father was now very ill, and after much difficulty Sidney obtained leave to come to England in the autumn of 1677.

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  • At the suggestion of a friend, James Batt, he applied to his patron for leave to go to Paris University.

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  • After a year's service he obtained leave to return to England, and after many adventures and narrow escapes in a journey through hostile territory he embarked for Guernsey, and thence for England.

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  • In 1700 he asked leave to resign his living in favour of his son Anders Dass, but this was not permitted; in 1704, however, Anders became his father's chaplain.

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  • And a certain Pharisee, a chief priest, whose name was Levi, met them and said to the Saviour, Who gave thee leave to walk in this place of purification, and to see these holy vessels when thou hast not washed nor yet have thy disciples bathed their feet?

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  • There might have been good reason, from Wellington's point of view, for condemning Canning's treaty of London; but when, in consequence of this treaty, the battle of Navarino had been fought, the Turkish fleet sunk, and the independence of Greece practically established, it was the weakest of all possible courses to withdraw England from its active intervention, and to leave to Russia the gains of a private and isolated war.

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  • If an application is made for leave to withdraw a petition, copies of the affidavits in support are to be delivered to him; and he is entitled to be heard and to call evidence in opposition to such application.

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  • An application for leave to withdraw a petition must be supported by affidavits from all the parties to the petition and their solicitors, and by the election agents of all of the parties who were candidates at the election.

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  • in 1189 granted the burghers leave to choose their bailiffs and a justice to hold the pleas of the crown within the borough, freedom from the obligation of duel, freedom of passage and pontage through England, free warren, fishery and custom as in the time of Henry I., and other privileges.

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  • But in 1184 Geoffrey of Brittany and John combined with their father's leave to make war upon Richard, now the heir-apparent.

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  • 3 Enfeebled by illness, Grattan's strength gave way when he rose to speak, and he obtained leave to address the House sitting.

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  • It was in the power of Austria to crush Prussia and to put an end to the dual influence in the Confederation which experience had proved to be unworkable; she preferred to re-establish a discredited system, and to leave to Prussia time and opportunity to gather strength for the inevitable conflict.

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  • Although a picture sign may at times have embarrassed the skilled native reader by offering a choice of fixed values or functions, it was never intended to convey merely an idea, so as to leave to him the task of putting the idea into his own words.

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  • Moses and the elders ask leave to go three days' journey into the wilderness to sacrifice to Yahweh, a request which is met by an increase of the burdensome work of brick-making: henceforward the Israelites have to provide their own straw.

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  • It is in the Boethius that the oft-quoted sentence occurs: " My will was to live worthily as long as I lived, and after my life to leave to them that should come after, my memory in good works."

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  • Doing what they falsely accused James of having done, they sent, or obtained from England leave to send, members of their party to intrigue with Henry VII.

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  • 885-87, unsuccessful that is so far as the city itself was concerned; but the invaders received an indemnity for raising the siege and leave to pass beyond Paris into Burgundy.

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  • Wiseman displayed calmness and courage, and immediately penned an admirable Appeal to the English People (a pamphlet of over 30 pages), in which he explained the nature of the pope's action, and argued that the admitted principle of toleration included leave to establish a diocesan hierarchy; and in his concluding paragraphs he effectively contrasted that dominion over Westminster, which he was taunted with claiming, with his duties towards the poor Catholics resident there, with which alone he was really concerned.

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  • Presently we find an offer of discipleship met by the warning that " the Son of Man " is a homeless wanderer; and then the stern refusal of a request for leave to perform a father's funeral rites.

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  • He had seen his figure in a dream; and so he sacrificed to God according to his direction, inspected the book of Daniel, and gave them - and at their request the Jews of Babylon and Media - leave to follow their own laws.

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  • He was thrifty and anxious to leave to his son a full treasury.

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  • But even in this field the competition of the oil-engine and the gas-engine is too formidable to leave to the air-engine more than a very narrow chance of employment.

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  • In return Anne gave her support to William's government, though about this time, in 1696 - according to James, in consequence of the near prospect of the throne - she wrote to her father asking for his leave to wear the crown at William's death, and promising its restoration at a convenient opportunity.'

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  • This was done, and, recognizing the difficulties of the situation, the king gave him leave to travel abroad, and allowed him still to retain his revenues as dean of Exeter.

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  • He replied that he was willing and had the pope's leave to meet any deputies anywhere.

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  • The Talmud discusses and formulates rules upon points which other religions leave to the individual; it inculcates both ceremonial and spiritual ideas, and often sets up most lofty ethical standards.

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  • As to Natal and Zululand, there was a disposition to leave to the new government the task of dealing with the natives there but both the Transvaal and Natal adopted an Asiatic exclusion policy which gave rise to much friction.

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  • where a salvor is justified in detaining a British vessel, the master may obtain leave to depart by going with the salvor before the consul, who, after hearing evidence as to the service rendered and the proportion of ship's value and freight claimed, fixes the amount for which the master is to give bond and security.

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  • John XXII., however, condemned the doctrine and excommunicated its supporters, some of whom were so convinced of the necessity of evangelical poverty for a truly Christian life that they denounced the pope when he refused them leave to practise it as Antichrist.

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  • Years before, when he was very ill, and Tze-lu asked leave to pray for him, he expressed a doubt whether such a thing might be done, and added, " I have prayed for a long time."

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  • The furniture and accessories of the chamber, very simply conceived, have been rendered with scrupulous exactness and distinctness; yet they leave to the human and dramatic elements the absolute mastery of the scene.

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  • When, in the last decade of the 19th century, works of thorough architectural investigation and repair were undertaken in that building under the superintendence of Professor Luca Beltrami, a devoted foreign student, Dr Paul Muller-Walde, obtained leave to scrape for traces of Leonardo's handiwork beneath the replastered and whitewashed walls and ceilings of chambers that might be identified with these.

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  • But again he could not get leave to complete the task in hand.

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  • The Poles avoided an encounter in the open field, but harried the Germans so successfully around Breslau that the plain was covered with corpses, which Henry had to leave to the dogs on his disastrous retreat; hence the scene of the action was known as "the field of dogs."

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  • Owing to ill-health he applied for leave to reside at Wickham, and in 1712 he removed to London on the plea of poverty, intending to pursue a literary career.

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  • I see I have made myself a slave to philosophy, but if I get free of Mr Lucas's business, I will resolutely bid adieu to it eternally, excepting what I do for my private satisfaction, or leave to come out after me; for I see a man must either resolve to put out nothing new, or to become a slave to defend it."

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  • On the 30th of April 1689 he moved for leave to bring in a bill to settle the charters and privileges of the university of Cambridge, just as Sir Thomas Clarges did for Oxford at the same time, and he wrote a series of letters to Dr Lovel, the vice-chancellor of the university, on points which affected the interests of the university and its members.

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  • We are not accurately informed how Whiston obtained possession of this work; but it is stated by one of the editors of the English edition " that Mr Whiston, thinking it a pity that so noble and useful a work should be doomed to a college confinement, obtained leave to make it public."

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  • He even took the hazardous step of separating ecclesiastical courts and lay courts, giving the church leave to establish separate tribunals of her own, a right which she had never possessed in Saxon England.

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  • Soon after he began to press for leave to hold a national synod, and when it was denied him, spoke out boldly on the personal vices as well as the immoral policy of the king.

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  • He could not spare attention for the matter, but gave Dermot leave to enlist auxiliaries among the turbulent barons of the South Welsh Marches.

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  • With a charter from the king giving him leave to set up the English banner on all the lands he might discover, the Bristol Genoese trader John Cabot successfully passed the great sea in 1497, and discovered Newfoundland and its rich fishing stations.

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  • In the war which ensued, the British troops who invaded Zulu territory met with a severe reverse; and, though the disaster1was ultimately retrieved by Lord Chelmsford, the war involved heavy expenditure and brought little credit to the British army, while one unfortunate incident, the death of Prince Napoleon, who had obtained leave to serve with the British troops, and was surprised by the Zulus while reconnoitring, created a deep and unfortunate impression.

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  • His friends obtained his leave to return in 1621.

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  • His first speech on his return to England was a warning (March 17, 1773) that the props of good government were beginning to fail under the systematic attacks of unbelievers, and that principles were being propagated that would not leave to civil society any stability.

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  • While strongly discouraging the arbitrary multiplication of public or private fasts, the English Church seems to leave to the discretion of the individual conscience every question as to the manner in which the fasts she formally enjoins, are to be observed.

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  • Ordered by the doctors to take a sea voyage, he obtained leave to go to Persia and correct his Persian New Testament, whence he wished to go to Arabia, and there compose an Arabic version.

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  • In 1622 Coen obtained leave to resign his post and return to Holland, but in his absence great difficulties had arisen with the English at Amboina (the so-called massacre of Amboina), and in 1627 under pressure from the directors of the East India Company he again returned as governor-general to Batavia.

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  • He applied for leave to visit his paternal territory, but Philip would not permit him.

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  • The provincial of her order now gave her leave to remove and take charge of her sisterhood.

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  • The Arab, though he produced Mahommedanism, was the least fanatical of the followers of the Prophet, Character of and was not only willing but desirous to leave to all Arab Rule.

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  • granted leave to the Benedictines of St.

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  • We haven't discussed giving it up; only taking a short leave to have our baby.

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  • If you are pleased enough about your victory, you will grant me leave to show you.

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  • Fitzgerald still had not reported to Denver but it was now thought he'd taken a few days of leave to sort things out.

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  • The next day we were supposed to leave to go back home, so we just did.

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  • The second battle he would leave to his sisters: teaching his lifemate how to behave according to dhjan standards.

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  • I beg to ask leave to withdraw the amendment.

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  • Applicants who are refused asylum may be granted ' exceptional leave to remain ' .

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  • beg to ask leave to withdraw the amendment.

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  • compassionate leave to their line manager.

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  • Add the stock and ginger cordial and leave to simmer for 20 minutes.

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  • dryprinkle in the dried yeast, stir and leave to froth for 15 minutes.

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  • fondue dish and leave to cool.

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  • Now he has been given a fortnight's unpaid leave to return to the political fray.

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  • Madame Souza and her faithful hound Bruno leave to track them down.

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  • The Home Office either grants indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) or Humanitarian Protection to the asylum seeker.

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  • An application for nationality can only be made after a person had indefinite Leave to Remain for a period of at least 12 months.

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  • Having been granted indefinite leave to remain, he applied to Portsmouth CC as homeless.

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  • Bring up to the boil, then reduce heat and leave to simmer until red lentils and sweet potato are very tender.

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  • microwave oven for two minutes or leave to warm on a radiator or water heater.

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  • microwave for 3½ minutes, leave to stand for 2 minutes then turn out.

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  • Simply heat in a microwave oven for two minutes or leave to warm on a radiator or water heater.

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  • New fathers are entitled to up to 10 days paid paternity leave to be taken three months either side of the birth.

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  • Pour in the coconut milk and stock, scatter in the green peppercorns, and leave to simmer until the vegetables are fully tender.

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  • Add some anhydrous potassium carbonate to the ethoxyethane solution, and leave to stand until it is clear.

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  • precious to leave to the responsibility of the few.

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  • The vision of the future is too precious to leave to the responsibility of the few.

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  • Remove can from the saucepan and leave to reach room temperature.

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  • sizzle until sizzling then remove from heat and leave to get cold.

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  • Spears and swords of iron we leave to whose who, alas, consider human blood and swine 's blood of well-nigh equal value.

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  • For the security of the world we will leave to our children, we urge the United States to ratify the treaty.

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  • Then add vanilla, coffee & bicarbonate of soda, leave to one side.

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  • The logical conclusion which should be drawn from my rather verbose statement I leave to my readers to draw.

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  • vision of the future is too precious to leave to the responsibility of the few.

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  • Pour the sherry, brandy and orange zest and juice over and leave to soak for 30 minutes.

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  • Chicheley told the pope in 1 443, in asking leave to retire from the archbishopric, that he was in his eightieth year.

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  • He was unable, owing to the opposition of the divines and of the merchants, to secure the full recognition of the right to reside in England of the former who had for some time lived in small numbers and traded unnoticed and untroubled in the country; but he obtained an opinion from two judges that there was no law which forbade their return, and he gave them a private assurance of his protection, with leave to celebrate their private worship and to possess a cemetery.

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  • St Francis concurred in these measures, and, three years later, even requested that those who, as he said, "follow their heresy, rather as a party than a religion," should be ordered either to conform or to leave their country, with leave to sell their goods.

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  • granted leave to Torquemada to rehabilitate the condemned, and withdrew practically all concessions hitherto made and paid for at Rome.

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  • Unable to bear up against the Dominican's fiery denunciations, the sovereigns, three months after the fall of Granada, issued a decree ordering every Jew either to embrace Christianity or to leave the country, four months being given to make up their minds; and those who refused to become Christians to order had leave to sell their property and carry off their effects.

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  • this difficulty was overcome by paving or " causewaying " the road up to the level of the top of the flanges, but 1 " Another thing that is remarkable is their way-leaves; for, when men have pieces of ground between the colliery and the river, they sell leave to lead coals over their ground " (Roger North).

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  • Two years later, however, he obtained leave to continue his studies at Glasgow University.

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  • was content to leave to the patriarch.

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  • On being released, the young count obtained leave to accompany as a volunteer the French expedition to Corsica.

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  • In 1775 he was removed to the castle of Joux, to which, however, he was not very closely confined, having full leave to visit in the town of Pontarlier.

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  • culture of classical ages was slightly more developed in Greece so far as the husbandman of Greece and Rome was less able to leave to nature the fertilization of the soil.

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  • It is a comparatively simple thing to state the question to which we want an answer, but extremely difficult to define the exact nature of the evidence which will constitute a good answer; easy enough to say we must try hypothesis after hypothesis, and test each one by an appeal to the facts, but a man may easily spend his life in this sort of thing and still leave to his descendants nothing more than a legacy of rejected hypotheses.

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  • Metternich persuaded the tsar and the king of Prussia to make a declaration that the allies would leave to Napoleon the "natural boundaries" of France - the Rhine, Alps, Pyrenees and Ocean.

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  • But Ortiz proved a friend and presented them to Paul III., who gave them leave to go to Palestine to preach the Gospel, bestowing upon them abundant alms. He likewise gave licence for those not yet priests to be ordained by any catholic bishop on the title of poverty.

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  • The French navy being left unemployed during the minority of Louis XIV., Duquesne obtained leave to offer his services to the king of Sweden, who gave him a commission as vice-admiral in 1643.

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  • But it may be taken as an illustration of the instinctive confidence which Cobden through life inspired in those with whom he came into contact, that Messrs Fort consented to leave to these untried young men a large portion of their capital in the business.

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  • Bright also attempted to address the House, but, after a sentence or two delivered in a tremulous voice, he was overpowered with emotion, and declared he must leave to a calmer moment what he had to say on the life and character of the manliest and gentlest spirit that ever quitted or tenanted a human form.

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  • Finally, to enable them to work their mines to their full capacity, the Rand houses asked for leave to import Chinese labourers.'

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  • Wood, who had been given leave to make a diversion in northern Zululand, on the 28th of March occupied Hlobane (Inhlobane) mountain.

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  • Spent with weakness and fatigue he asked leave to rest his head on his companion's lap, and quickly fell into a quiet sleep. As Niccolini tells us, the martyr's face became serene and smiling as a child's.

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  • It was probably after this that he was allowed to present himself at court, and his contemporaries took a malicious glee in telling how "when, with some difficulty, he obtained leave to kiss the king's hand he, out of guilt, fell backward, as he was kneeling."

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  • On hearing that the sentence was commuted to life-long imprisonment, he declared that the pardon was harder than the punishment, and vainly petitioned for leave to serve his king for the rest of his life as a common soldier.

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  • On June 17 1907 a promising speech from the throne opened the first universal suffrage Parliament and promised " to leave to the peoples as a secure heritage the integrity of their national territories"; "to solve the language question.

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  • His father was now very ill, and after much difficulty Sidney obtained leave to come to England in the autumn of 1677.

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  • At the suggestion of a friend, James Batt, he applied to his patron for leave to go to Paris University.

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  • After a year's service he obtained leave to return to England, and after many adventures and narrow escapes in a journey through hostile territory he embarked for Guernsey, and thence for England.

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  • Permission was given for dancing, archery, leaping, vaulting and other harmless recreations, and of "having of May games, Whitsun ales and morris dances, and the setting up of May-poles and other sports therewith used, so as the same may be had in due and convenient time without impediment or neglect of divine service, and that women shall have leave to carry rushes to church for the decorating of it."

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  • In 1700 he asked leave to resign his living in favour of his son Anders Dass, but this was not permitted; in 1704, however, Anders became his father's chaplain.

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  • And a certain Pharisee, a chief priest, whose name was Levi, met them and said to the Saviour, Who gave thee leave to walk in this place of purification, and to see these holy vessels when thou hast not washed nor yet have thy disciples bathed their feet?

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  • There might have been good reason, from Wellington's point of view, for condemning Canning's treaty of London; but when, in consequence of this treaty, the battle of Navarino had been fought, the Turkish fleet sunk, and the independence of Greece practically established, it was the weakest of all possible courses to withdraw England from its active intervention, and to leave to Russia the gains of a private and isolated war.

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  • In 1189 Frederick Barbarossa of Germany sought and obtained leave to lead his troops on the third crusade through the Byzantine territory; but he had no sooner crossed the border than Isaac, who had meanwhile sought an alliance with Saladin, threw every impediment in his way, and was only compelled by force of arms to fulfil his engagements.

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  • If an application is made for leave to withdraw a petition, copies of the affidavits in support are to be delivered to him; and he is entitled to be heard and to call evidence in opposition to such application.

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  • An application for leave to withdraw a petition must be supported by affidavits from all the parties to the petition and their solicitors, and by the election agents of all of the parties who were candidates at the election.

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  • in 1189 granted the burghers leave to choose their bailiffs and a justice to hold the pleas of the crown within the borough, freedom from the obligation of duel, freedom of passage and pontage through England, free warren, fishery and custom as in the time of Henry I., and other privileges.

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  • But in 1184 Geoffrey of Brittany and John combined with their father's leave to make war upon Richard, now the heir-apparent.

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  • 3 Enfeebled by illness, Grattan's strength gave way when he rose to speak, and he obtained leave to address the House sitting.

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  • It was in the power of Austria to crush Prussia and to put an end to the dual influence in the Confederation which experience had proved to be unworkable; she preferred to re-establish a discredited system, and to leave to Prussia time and opportunity to gather strength for the inevitable conflict.

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  • Although a picture sign may at times have embarrassed the skilled native reader by offering a choice of fixed values or functions, it was never intended to convey merely an idea, so as to leave to him the task of putting the idea into his own words.

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  • Moses and the elders ask leave to go three days' journey into the wilderness to sacrifice to Yahweh, a request which is met by an increase of the burdensome work of brick-making: henceforward the Israelites have to provide their own straw.

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  • It is in the Boethius that the oft-quoted sentence occurs: " My will was to live worthily as long as I lived, and after my life to leave to them that should come after, my memory in good works."

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  • Doing what they falsely accused James of having done, they sent, or obtained from England leave to send, members of their party to intrigue with Henry VII.

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  • 885-87, unsuccessful that is so far as the city itself was concerned; but the invaders received an indemnity for raising the siege and leave to pass beyond Paris into Burgundy.

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  • Wiseman displayed calmness and courage, and immediately penned an admirable Appeal to the English People (a pamphlet of over 30 pages), in which he explained the nature of the pope's action, and argued that the admitted principle of toleration included leave to establish a diocesan hierarchy; and in his concluding paragraphs he effectively contrasted that dominion over Westminster, which he was taunted with claiming, with his duties towards the poor Catholics resident there, with which alone he was really concerned.

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  • Presently we find an offer of discipleship met by the warning that " the Son of Man " is a homeless wanderer; and then the stern refusal of a request for leave to perform a father's funeral rites.

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  • He had seen his figure in a dream; and so he sacrificed to God according to his direction, inspected the book of Daniel, and gave them - and at their request the Jews of Babylon and Media - leave to follow their own laws.

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  • He was thrifty and anxious to leave to his son a full treasury.

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  • But even in this field the competition of the oil-engine and the gas-engine is too formidable to leave to the air-engine more than a very narrow chance of employment.

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  • In return Anne gave her support to William's government, though about this time, in 1696 - according to James, in consequence of the near prospect of the throne - she wrote to her father asking for his leave to wear the crown at William's death, and promising its restoration at a convenient opportunity.'

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  • This was done, and, recognizing the difficulties of the situation, the king gave him leave to travel abroad, and allowed him still to retain his revenues as dean of Exeter.

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  • He replied that he was willing and had the pope's leave to meet any deputies anywhere.

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  • The Talmud discusses and formulates rules upon points which other religions leave to the individual; it inculcates both ceremonial and spiritual ideas, and often sets up most lofty ethical standards.

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  • As to Natal and Zululand, there was a disposition to leave to the new government the task of dealing with the natives there but both the Transvaal and Natal adopted an Asiatic exclusion policy which gave rise to much friction.

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  • where a salvor is justified in detaining a British vessel, the master may obtain leave to depart by going with the salvor before the consul, who, after hearing evidence as to the service rendered and the proportion of ship's value and freight claimed, fixes the amount for which the master is to give bond and security.

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  • John XXII., however, condemned the doctrine and excommunicated its supporters, some of whom were so convinced of the necessity of evangelical poverty for a truly Christian life that they denounced the pope when he refused them leave to practise it as Antichrist.

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  • Years before, when he was very ill, and Tze-lu asked leave to pray for him, he expressed a doubt whether such a thing might be done, and added, " I have prayed for a long time."

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  • The furniture and accessories of the chamber, very simply conceived, have been rendered with scrupulous exactness and distinctness; yet they leave to the human and dramatic elements the absolute mastery of the scene.

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  • When, in the last decade of the 19th century, works of thorough architectural investigation and repair were undertaken in that building under the superintendence of Professor Luca Beltrami, a devoted foreign student, Dr Paul Muller-Walde, obtained leave to scrape for traces of Leonardo's handiwork beneath the replastered and whitewashed walls and ceilings of chambers that might be identified with these.

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  • But again he could not get leave to complete the task in hand.

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  • The Poles avoided an encounter in the open field, but harried the Germans so successfully around Breslau that the plain was covered with corpses, which Henry had to leave to the dogs on his disastrous retreat; hence the scene of the action was known as "the field of dogs."

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  • Owing to ill-health he applied for leave to reside at Wickham, and in 1712 he removed to London on the plea of poverty, intending to pursue a literary career.

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  • I see I have made myself a slave to philosophy, but if I get free of Mr Lucas's business, I will resolutely bid adieu to it eternally, excepting what I do for my private satisfaction, or leave to come out after me; for I see a man must either resolve to put out nothing new, or to become a slave to defend it."

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  • On the 30th of April 1689 he moved for leave to bring in a bill to settle the charters and privileges of the university of Cambridge, just as Sir Thomas Clarges did for Oxford at the same time, and he wrote a series of letters to Dr Lovel, the vice-chancellor of the university, on points which affected the interests of the university and its members.

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  • We are not accurately informed how Whiston obtained possession of this work; but it is stated by one of the editors of the English edition " that Mr Whiston, thinking it a pity that so noble and useful a work should be doomed to a college confinement, obtained leave to make it public."

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  • He even took the hazardous step of separating ecclesiastical courts and lay courts, giving the church leave to establish separate tribunals of her own, a right which she had never possessed in Saxon England.

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  • Soon after he began to press for leave to hold a national synod, and when it was denied him, spoke out boldly on the personal vices as well as the immoral policy of the king.

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  • This conduct forced Alexanders hand, and he gave Becket leave to excommunicate his enemies.

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  • He could not spare attention for the matter, but gave Dermot leave to enlist auxiliaries among the turbulent barons of the South Welsh Marches.

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  • With a charter from the king giving him leave to set up the English banner on all the lands he might discover, the Bristol Genoese trader John Cabot successfully passed the great sea in 1497, and discovered Newfoundland and its rich fishing stations.

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  • In the war which ensued, the British troops who invaded Zulu territory met with a severe reverse; and, though the disaster1was ultimately retrieved by Lord Chelmsford, the war involved heavy expenditure and brought little credit to the British army, while one unfortunate incident, the death of Prince Napoleon, who had obtained leave to serve with the British troops, and was surprised by the Zulus while reconnoitring, created a deep and unfortunate impression.

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  • His friends obtained his leave to return in 1621.

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  • His first speech on his return to England was a warning (March 17, 1773) that the props of good government were beginning to fail under the systematic attacks of unbelievers, and that principles were being propagated that would not leave to civil society any stability.

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  • While strongly discouraging the arbitrary multiplication of public or private fasts, the English Church seems to leave to the discretion of the individual conscience every question as to the manner in which the fasts she formally enjoins, are to be observed.

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  • Ordered by the doctors to take a sea voyage, he obtained leave to go to Persia and correct his Persian New Testament, whence he wished to go to Arabia, and there compose an Arabic version.

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  • In 1622 Coen obtained leave to resign his post and return to Holland, but in his absence great difficulties had arisen with the English at Amboina (the so-called massacre of Amboina), and in 1627 under pressure from the directors of the East India Company he again returned as governor-general to Batavia.

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  • He applied for leave to visit his paternal territory, but Philip would not permit him.

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  • The provincial of her order now gave her leave to remove and take charge of her sisterhood.

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  • The Arab, though he produced Mahommedanism, was the least fanatical of the followers of the Prophet, Character of and was not only willing but desirous to leave to all Arab Rule.

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  • granted leave to the Benedictines of St.

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  • I'll ask leave to go to the front, this may be my only chance of seeing the Emperor.

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  • 'Grant leave to retire to his country seat to an old man who is already in any case dishonored by being unable to fulfill the great and glorious task for which he was chosen.

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  • Rostov, who felt his friend's absence very much, having no news of him since he left and feeling very anxious about his wound and the progress of his affairs, took advantage of the armistice to get leave to visit Denisov in hospital.

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  • But to judge what is best--conscription or the militia--we can leave to the supreme authority....

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  • He had nothing to do in Moscow, but he had noticed that everyone in the army was asking for leave to visit Moscow and had something to do there.

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  • For leave to sit by their wattle they demanded contributions of fuel.

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  • For the security of the world we will leave to our children, we urge the United States to ratify the treaty.

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  • The wife then applied in South Africa for leave to sue her husband for restitution of conjugal rights or for divorce.

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  • Remove can from the saucepan and leave to reach room temperature.

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  • Cook until sizzling then remove from heat and leave to get cold.

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  • Sprinkle the gelatine over the surface and leave to soften for a few minutes.

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  • Spears and swords of iron we leave to whose who, alas, consider human blood and swine 's blood of well-nigh equal value.

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  • Then add vanilla, coffee & bicarbonate of soda, leave to one side.

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  • The logical conclusion which should be drawn from my rather verbose statement I leave to my readers to draw.

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  • Pour the sherry, brandy and orange zest and juice over and leave to soak for 30 minutes.

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  • The professor decided to take a few months of sabbatical leave to do research in Asia.

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  • If you have an activity on your list that you'd rather leave to tomorrow, sit down with it for 30 minutes to an hour and time yourself.

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  • So now we leave to go our separate ways.

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  • Even though a cruise may be the most prominent part of the vacation, visitors should not neglect the many fascinating sights of Palm Springs before they leave to board their ship.

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  • If you do take them to the cottage, be sure to do a very thorough vacuuming before you leave to gather loose fur and dander from the floor, furniture and curtains.

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  • You will want to test it out at home before you leave to make sure it is comfortable for Fido and that, in fact, it does work for your dog.

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  • I want a world I am proud to leave to my children.

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  • Avoid the temptation to set the stained tablecloth aside or to only partially remove a stain on a rug and then waiting until your guests leave to finish the stain removal process.

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  • Employers aren't shocked when employees leave to pursue different career opportunities.

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  • State laws vary, but you should usually be paid your vacation time and back pay anywhere from the day you leave to thirty days after.

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  • Another problem for borrowers of the lender-insured mortgage is having something to leave to your heirs.

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  • Some companies are flexible, allowing that leave to start when the woman goes into labor.

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  • This is your leave to take care of yourself and your baby.

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  • Why didn't Cinderella just get up and leave to start a life of her own?

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  • You won't necessarily have to change your shoes when you get to the office or before you leave to go home.

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  • This is no feat to leave to someone who is afraid of heights or is uncomfortable carrying large pieces of metal up a ladder.

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  • Still, you can often buy bras and panties in different levels of transparency, depending on how much you want to leave to the imagination.

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  • Despite his success on the show, McCartney decided to leave to focus on his music career.

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  • Eventually, when they declare an armistice, the Cylons leave to build a new life for themselves.

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  • Some say she was asked to leave to make room for Jeri Ryan who played Seven of Nine.

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