Lights Sentence Examples

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  • I didn't know what to think when that police car rolled up with its lights blazing.

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  • The immense house was brilliant with lights shining through its lofty windows.

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  • Only not being able to see with all the lights in my eyes.

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  • Sofia's heart fluttered as she tried to take in the world of blinding lights and blurry colors.

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  • Deidre flipped on the lights in the bungalow and made herself stir fry with the fresh veggies she'd bought that day.

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  • Her eyes went to the strange red chili lights dangling around the edge of the kitchen.

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  • The lights were off.

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  • In some lights, viewed even from a hilltop, it is of a vivid green next the shore.

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  • This guy drives up, no lights, sees a car in the driveway so he must realize someone is home.

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  • When Dean saw the flashing lights behind him he was startled until he recognized the white Chevy Blazer, the sheriff's car, and his reaction turned from concern to a smile.

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  • The lights of Washington finally came into view.

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  • He reached a dark van and left, without lights before Howie could make out a plate number.

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  • She pulled her keys out of her purse and clicked the unlock button, mouth dry as the vehicle's lights blinked.

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  • Dorothy had a green streak through the center of her face where the blue and yellow lights came together, and her appearance seemed to add to his fright.

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  • In the ensuing darkness, red and blue lights flashed his shadow on the wet grass.

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  • As he turned, the lights of a silent ambulance bounced across the long stretch of pasture between the highway and the mangled car.

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  • The flames threw eerie lights into the sand around the wagons, but nothing moved.

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  • I wasn't speeding and I'm far too cautious not to have all my lights operating properly.

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  • The lights were on in the LeBlanc living room as I pulled into the drive.

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  • It was nearly midnight when the lights were extinguished and all was quiet.

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  • If I had a clue where the breaker box was located I'd have turned the lights on, not off!

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  • He immediately turned on his lights and made a quick U turn.

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  • As we made the turn into the mall I could see at least half dozen police cruisers, some with lights still spinning, parked helter-skelter near the entrance.

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  • He accelerated amid a spray of pebbles as he raced after the receding tail lights far up the road.

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  • I immediately knew where I was; on the carousel because I was spinning slowly around while blue and red lights revolved around the room.

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  • You know those Christmas lights that are shaped like red chili peppers?

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  • Katie Young looked at the speedometer, which read thirty-seven when the blue lights flared up behind her, jarring her out of the pre-coffee morning stupor.

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  • If I hadn't taken time to apply my sleeping solution to the rag, I'd have been in the process of taking them just as that police car with its flashing lights came rolling up!

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  • As we braked to a stop, an ambulance pulled forward, its lights ablaze.

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  • The lights were on.

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  • The lights in every house were on, the doors boarded up, and people somewhere were screaming.

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  • The orbs resembled marbles with colorful lights that danced.

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  • Out of the corner of his eye, he saw the brake lights of the woman's car as she drove down the driveway.

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  • He turned the lights in her room on low and set her down on the trunk at the bottom of her bed.

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  • Damian had a lot of cars, and she found the black BMW whose lights flashed when she clicked the key fob.

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  • Two obeyed and left the room filled with lights and computers.

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  • The lights were on, but shadows crawled from the corners and choked the lights until they were shriveled, glowing orbs.

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  • Damian flipped the lights on, and the three of them gathered at the table.

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  • Instead, she slipped into bed, and in spite of the early hour, doused the lights and asked that any talk wait until morning.

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  • He stumbled the last few steps onto the road and into a glare of lights and buzz of activity.

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  • A tow truck had already arrived and its flashing lights competed with a half dozen others while at least a dozen people moved about, with most of their activity directed downward.

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  • Acting Sheriff Fitzgerald moved out from behind the lights and strutted over to her.

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  • He thought she might be sleeping, but her place was ablaze with lights, and she met him at the door as if expecting him.

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  • Someone had figured out how to turn off the overhead lights that blinded her earlier.

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  • The only difference was the electricity powering lights in the heavy iron and wood chandeliers overhead and the intercom system installed into the walls beside each entrance.

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  • The lights were on and glowing, the television on quietly.

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  • It was parked in the driveway of the neighboring lot, where she'd seen no lights or activity all weekend.

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  • The glimmering lights were nestled among rocks and dirt.

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  • Deidre bought the lights she'd wanted for years.

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  • She spent a grueling hour putting up the string of red lights in the kitchen and stepped back to admire her work.

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  • The sight of the lights thrilled her, reminded her she needed to stop moping around and live her life like a glowing chili pepper.

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  • As if sensing Death was in the room, the string of lights fell away from the wall on one side.

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  • They saw a landscape with mountains and plains, lakes and rivers, very like those upon the earth's surface; but all the scene was splendidly colored by the variegated lights from the six suns.

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  • The same happenchance brought us the learning that children in schools with fluorescent lights get fewer cavities than those in schools with incandescent lighting.

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  • Oddly, it still seemed reasonable even as we coasted through three red lights to get home.

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  • It was already quite dark when Prince Andrew rattled over the paved streets of Brunn and found himself surrounded by high buildings, the lights of shops, houses, and street lamps, fine carriages, and all that atmosphere of a large and active town which is always so attractive to a soldier after camp life.

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  • They have gone to bed and put out their lights, your excellency.

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  • The lights spread farther and farther, probably along the line of the French camp.

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  • In the village through which they passed there were red lights and a cheerful smell of smoke.

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  • He reached back and tried to turn on the lights.

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  • I was dragged to my feet from behind by my captor as police burst through the door and the room ignited with the blinding glow of several flash lights.

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  • The scene was defined by a cluster of police cars and fire engines bathed in rotating lights.

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  • Someone knocked at the door before she could turn on more than the living room lights.

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  • Yully cracked the door open, suspecting the man named Jule was there even before she flipped on the lights.

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  • The lights were on in here, and Jonny's form lay in the center of about a hundred dead vamps.

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  • Jenn returned to her room and flipped on the lights.

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  • Gabriel had dumped her wine before starting to replace the lights.

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  • She found herself watching Gabriel as he stretched upwards to fix the lights.

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  • She wanted a life filled with chili pepper lights.

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  • Suddenly, the lights flickered and went out.

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  • The room was dark, the floor-to-ceiling windows displaying the incredible views of the Eiffel Tower, whose frame was outlined by lights against the dark Parisian sky She was about to step onto the balcony when a knock at the door drew her attention.

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  • It didn't explode into lights but fell to her side of the street.

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  • The lights went out.

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  • They began beating against their cell walls, and the lights flickered again.

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  • Ensconced lights glowed in the midday, and antique furniture, rare paintings, elegant marble sculptures befitting a museum, silk Persian rugs underfoot, and many other priceless displays of prestige lined the wide hall.

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  • The door was closed but lopsided in its frame while half the lights overhead were burnt out.

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  • A trickle of lights lit up on the wall to her right.

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  • When he disappeared around the corner, she returned to her thoughts and following the lights.

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  • She continued down the hall, watching the lights.

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  • She couldn't sleep, even when the computer turned her lights out in the only sign it was bedtime.

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  • Beyond a nearby mountain range, lights and explosions lit up both the sky and the air between earth and sky.

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  • Several figures awaited them, and she saw a low building with glowing lights in the distance.

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  • The lights dimmed as Jetr brought the viewer online.

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  • She looked in the direction where orange and red lights had bloomed earlier.

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  • He had been outside, atop a ladder, removing Christmas lights when the two checked in to Bird Song, the Dean's bed and breakfast.

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  • Dean remained in the room long enough to turn out the parlor lights and finish banking the fire.

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  • She added, Perhaps I'll find one of those clocks that just flashes lights!

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  • After filling the coffee pot and setting the timer, he began turning out the lights.

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  • The lights were out, but Cynthia was still awake, wondering what had taken him so long.

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  • I hope he turned the lights and siren on!

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  • Ryland made a beeline for his room, and the Quincy sisters tromped up the stairs, Effie giving a three-finger wave and Claire looking as if she'd punch out the lights of anyone who got in her way.

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  • As he came out of the trees and crossed the bridge, he passed the sheriff 's car and emergency vehicles, their bubble gum lights still turning red or blue in the thickening snow.

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  • Neither spoke until the lights of Montrose glowed through the snow.

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  • Yes, I did try to punch his lights out in front of half the town.

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  • First and foremost was an overwhelming urge to punch his lights out but past similar responses hadn't produced positive results.

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  • Dean paused to turn out the lights as his wife walked ahead of him toward their room.

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  • She watched his tail lights disappear down the road and wondered if she would ever see him again.

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  • At the door, she paused only long enough to flip on the yard and barn lights.

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  • Two more tugs and then she saw lights coming down the drive.

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  • Lights from lasers and muzzle fire spotted the forest below them before they reached an urban area, mostly dark with several patches of electricity.

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  • Her gaze settled on the lights, and she wondered how the elderly woman had electricity when no one else did.

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  • Lights blinded him and there were several blurry faces hanging over his.

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  • The buildings held lights and people, and the canal curved to the left, hiding the size of the city.

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  • Alarms were sounding, and lights flooded the river and area around it.

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  • He hesitated and then held out a hand.  She took it.  His warm hands were rough and large.  He squeezed hers.  He led her away from the courtyard and lights into the dark night.  They walked hand in hand for a few moments, alone under the full moon.  She'd walked with him before, but this night, it was different.  She felt the shift between them.

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  • They glimmered faintly, like lights shrouded by fog.

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  • Lights out is ten for you.

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  • Half an hour before lights out, I turned it off and went to the bathroom.

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  • By the time the man had finished, his night vision was better and he could make out the tiny necklace of lights in the distance, the Chesapeake Bridge-Tunnel that ran 17 miles to the Eastern shore.

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  • The downstairs lights were on, giving the house a welcoming glow.

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  • The lights down­stairs were off, so Fred too had retired.

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  • Later, partway through Act I, Dean asked, "Ethel, how come you always have sex with the lights out?"

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  • The first sign of the ground Dean spotted was a rain puddle reflecting the glow from the lights of the plane as the wheels touched the runway—one, two, three times before the tired air­craft glided to the taxiway.

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  • He had undressed and was in the bathroom splashing water on his booze-numbed face when the lights suddenly failed.

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  • Emergency lights were now on outside the motel, mak­ing the return trip easier once he reached the road.

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  • When Dean pulled into his drive he was surprised to see the lights on, as he'd expected Fred to be out for the evening.

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  • I'll get the lights and lock the door!

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  • The lights of a turning car caught the look in her eyes.

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  • In spite of the late hour, the lights at 422 Collingswood Avenue were still ablaze.

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  • The truck lights stayed on the door while she unlocked it, and for several minutes after she was inside with the door closed.

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  • The lights went out and the night was stark.

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  • The bake lights came on briefly as he slowed down for the bridge and then the truck disappeared into a cloud of tawny dust.

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  • The lights came on and he breathed a sigh of relief.

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  • At the door she stopped and watched his truck go down the road – watched the tail lights get bright as he stopped on the main road, and then watched them fade down the highway.

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  • He flipped on all the lights.

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  • She trotted until she was parallel to the lights then plunged into the deep snow, forcing her way into the forest.

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  • The curtains closed and the lights came on.

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  • He bought some battery powered lights to hang on the wagon and Gerald helped him pile hay on the wagon.

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  • The lights flickered and then darkness engulfed the cabin.

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  • A melted candle lay on the counter, a reminder of the storm, but the lights were working.

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  • After an awkward good-by, she watched the tail lights of his car disappear down the drive.

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  • The lights nearest him dimmed while the air around him shimmered, as if he was a mirage.

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  • The room was never fully illuminated by the red lights embedded in the ceiling.

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  • The cottage was dark, but she saw the lights of another house on down a long stretch of road that hugged a massive hill.

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  • The lights grew no closer, even when she quickened her pace.

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  • The city owns its water-supply system and owns and operates its gas plant; an electric plant, privately owned, lights the streets and many houses.

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  • In 1833 the Reformed Presbyterian Church divided into New Lights and Old Lights in a dispute as to the propriety of Covenanters exercising the rights of citizenship under the constitution of the United States.

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  • On the Ness two lighthouses have been built at different levels, the lights of which are visible at 13 and 16 m.

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  • The harbour of Port Blair is well supplied with buoys and harbour lights, and is crossed by ferries at fixed intervals, while there are several launches for hauling local traffic. On Ross Island there is a lighthouse visible for 19 m.

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  • In the Uniate Greek Catholic Church the "ambo" has become a table, on which are placed a crucifix and lights, before the doors of the iconostasis; here baptisms, marriages and confirmations take place.

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  • Later followed the appearance of lights; quasi-human voices; musical sounds, produced, it is said, without instruments; the "materialization" or presence in material form of what seemed to be human hands and faces, and ultimately of complete figures, alleged to be not those of any person present, and sometimes claimed by witnesses as deceased relatives; "psychography," or "direct writing and drawing," asserted to be done without human intervention; "spirit-photography," or the appearance on photographic plates of human and other forms when no counterpart was visible before the camera to any but specially endowed seers; 3 unfastening of cords and bonds; elongation of the medium's body; handling of red-hot coals; and the apparent passage of solids through solids without disintegration.

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  • But, while Robertson was in some measure the initiator of a movement, Prescott came to his task when the range of information was incomparably wider and when progress in sociologic theory had thrown innumerable convergent lights upon the progress of events.

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  • It was reserved for Finlay to depict, with greater knowledge and a juster perception, the lights and shades of Byzantine history.

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  • Nevertheless he makes some attempt at a systematic arrangement of birds, which, according to his lights, is far from despicable.

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  • The Palazzo Dario with its dedication, Urbis genio, the superb Manzoni-Montecuculi-Polignac, with its friezes of spread-eagles in low relief, and the Vendramini-Calergi or Non nobis palace, whose facade is characterized by its roundheaded windows of grouped twin lights between columns, are among the more important; though beautiful specimens, such as the Palazzo Trevisan on the Rio della Paglia, and the Palazzo Corner Reali at the Fava, are to be found all over the city.

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  • The city is well built, has many fine churches and good public buildings, street cars and electric lights.

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  • The municipal electric-lighting plant was in 1907 producing arc lights for $34 per arc, per year.

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  • The docks are provided with gas and electric lights, 18 steam cranes for loading and discharging vessels, a triple line of railway and a supply of fresh water.

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  • Polymitarcys virgo, which, though not found in England, occurs in many parts of Europe (and is common at Paris), emerges from the water soon after sunset, and continues for several hours in such myriads as to resemble snow showers, putting out lights, and causing inconvenience to man, and annoyance to horses by entering their nostrils.

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  • The freshness of the new field which was opened up to the imagination - so full of vivid lights and shadows, light-hearted fun, grinding hardship, stirring adventure, heroic action, warm friendships, bitter hatreds - was in exhilarating contrast to the world of the historical romancer and the fashionable novelist, to which the mind of the general reader was at that date given over.

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  • The other physical features of the great day, the darkening of the lights of heaven, are a standing figure of the prophets from Amos v.

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  • He has ever been the patron saint of Mediterranean sailors, who regard St Elmo's fire as the visible sign of his guardianship. The phenomenon was known to the ancient Greeks, and Pliny in his Natural History states that when there were two lights sailors called them Castor and Pollux and invoked them as gods.

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  • So far we have only considered rays of homogeneous light, and it remains to investigate how lights of varying refrangibilities will be transmitted.

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  • Iquique is a city of much commercial importance and is provided with banks, substantial business houses, newspapers, clubs, schools, railways, tramways, electric lights, telephone lines, and steamship and cable communication with the outside world.

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  • In memory of this the Jews burn both in synagogues and in houses on the first night of the festival one light, on the second two, and so on to the end (so the Hillelites), or vice versa eight lights on the first, and one less on each succeeding night (so the Shammaites).

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  • From the prominence of the lights the festival is also known as the "Festival of Lights" or "Illumination" (Talmud).

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  • Influenced by the prevailing philosophy of the day, they interpreted the phenomena of disease through its lights, and endeavoured from time to time to reduce the study of pathology to philosophical order when the very elements of philosophical order were wanting.

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  • The diseases of children have not lacked the renewed attention, the successful investigation, and the valuable new lights which have been given to other departments of medicine.

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  • He was a strong advocate of the groupflashing system as a means of differentiating lights, and invented an arrangement for carrying it into effect optically, his plan being first adopted for the catoptric light of the Royal Sovereign lightship, in the English Channel off Beachy Head.

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  • According to Sarum and Bangor, the thurible, as well as the lights, attended the Gospel to the lectern.

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  • An act of parliament enforced this in 1661; in 1684 Edward Heming, the inventor of oil lamps, obtained licence to supply public lights; and in 1736 the corporation took the matter in hand, levying a rate.

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  • The first parliament of Edward's reign gave all the lands and possessions of colleges, chantries, &c., to the king, when the different companies of London redeemed those which they had held for the payment of priests' wages, obits and lights at the price of £20,000, and applied the rents arising from them to charitable purposes.

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  • By the Lights on Vehicles Act 1907, all vehicles on highways in England and Wales must display to the front a white light during the period between one hour after sunset and one hour before sunrise.

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  • The air of a mine is vitiated by the presence of large numbers of men and animals and of numerous lights, each of which may consume as much air as a number of men.

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  • The use of matches and naked lights of any kind must be prohibited.

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  • Alms were often given even to non-gildsmen; lights were supported at certain altars; feasts and processions were held periodically; the funerals of brethren were attended; and masses for the dead were provided from the common purse or from special contributions made by the gildsmen.

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  • Gamarra, born at Cuzco in 1785, never accommodated himself to constitutional usages; but he attached to himself many loyal and devoted friends, and, with all his faults he loved his country and sought its welfare according to his lights.

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  • In morals it is evident that he was, according to his lights, a strictly honest and honourable man.

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  • The museum of the Accademia Etrusca, a learned body founded by Ridolfino Venuti in 1726, is situated in the Palazzo Pretorio; it contains some Etruscan objects, among which may be specially noted a magnificent bronze lamp with 16 lights, of remarkably fine workmanship, found in 1740, at the foot of the hill, two votive hands and a few other bronzes, and a little gold jewellery.

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  • Montanelli were leading lights became every day more influential.

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  • Where the gases are fiery, the use of protected lights or safety lamps (q.v.) becomes a necessity.

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  • The object of the test is to discover the resistance of the insulator I, that is, to determine how much current flows through this insulator by leakage under a certain electromotive force or voltage which must not be less than that which will be employed in practice when the electric lights supplied through these wires are in operation.

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  • The Russians, with the resources of the fleet at their disposal (just as at Sevastopol), used great numbers of machine guns and electric lights, and the available garrison at first was probably, including sailors, 47,000 men.

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  • For forty-six days before his trial he had been closely confined in a dungeon without lights, books or writing materials.

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  • In the remainder of the article referred to, Maxwell reviews the evidence for the necessity of an aether, from the fact that light takes time to travel, while it cannot travel as a substance, for if so two interfering lights could not mask each other in the dark fringes.

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  • It retained the altar, vestments and lights, but explained that they were not essential and might be dispensed with.

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  • It is used in the manufacture of carbon rods for arc lights, and for the negative element in the Bunsen battery.

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  • Perfectly black leopards, which in certain lights show the characteristic markings on the fur, are not uncommon, and are examples of melanism, occurring as individual variations, sometimes in one cub out of a litter of which the rest are normally coloured, and therefore not indicating a distinct race, much less a species.

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  • The phenomenon of dispersion shows that in dispersive media the velocity is different for lights of different wave-lengths.

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  • Over a large part of India there are carved representations of cobras (Nagas) or stones as substitutes; to these human food and flowers are offered and lights are burned before the shrines.

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  • But the appearance of Home's Lights and Shadows of Spiritualism (1877) had a prejudicial effect upon the propaganda, and Heliona P. Blavatsky (as she began to style herself) retired to India.

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  • The lights are hinged so that they can be turned completely back when necessary.

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  • The lights should be 2 in.

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  • So on throughout the year with other crops, this system of intercropping or overlapping of one crop with another is carried out in a most ingenious manner, not only under glass lights, but also in the open air.

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  • When severe frost prevails the lights or cloches are rarely taken off except to gather mature specimens; and no water is given directly overhead to the plants for fear of chilling them and checking growth.

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  • The initial expenses for frames, lights, cloches, mats and water-supply are in many cases prohibitive to men with the necessary gardening experience, while on the other hand those who have the capital lack the practical knowledge so essential to success.

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  • In trying to consolidate the forces of the Provinces for united action and to centralize its government, he undoubtedly did his best, according to his lights, for the national cause.

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  • The discovery of the yeast-conidia of these fungi, and their thorough investigation by Brefeld, have thrown new lights on the group, as also have the results elucidating the nature of the ordinary dark spores - smuts, bunt, &c. - which by their mode of origin and development are chlamydospores.

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  • Thus the apparatus is analogous to the common transformers used for inducing from currents of great electromotive force and small quantity, which carry energy through long distances, currents of great quantity and small electromotive force for incandescent lights and for welding.

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  • The graceful west front has a deeply recessed Early Pointed doorway, surmounted by traceried windows and, above these, by a handsome Decorated stained-glass window of fire lights.

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  • Brugsch, Francois Joseph Chabas and a number of lesser lights quickly followed.

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  • Taking his reign as a whole, it must be said that he looked upon his power rather as a trust than as a source of personal advantage; and the trust was faithfully discharged according to the best lights of his day.

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  • But we are guides on the path of righteousness, lights in the darkness, and bulwarks of Islam; we decide what is just or unjust and declare the right; through us the precepts of religion are maintained.

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  • Froude intended, in the same spirit, to give the shades as well as the lights in the portrait of his hero.

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  • Lights and Buoys.-In view of the difficulties attending navigation in the Gulf, and the impossibility of arranging with the Governments of the littoral for the provision of lights and buoys except on terms which would have greatly hampered shipping, the British Government, in view of the great preponderance of British shipping in the Gulf, has established since 1912 a very complete system of lights and buoys, the cost of which is shared in equal moieties by the Government of India and H.M.

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  • Shore lights and unlighted buoys have also been provided where necessary.

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  • It may be said generally that while Luther insisted on a service in the vernacular, including the singing of German hymns, he considered it best to retain most of the ceremonies, the vestments and the uses of lights on the altar, which had existed in the unreformed church, while he was careful to explain that their retention might be dispensed with if thought necessary.

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  • While the code, according to its own lights, aims at strict justice rather than charity, the Old Testa ment has reforming aims, and the religious, legislative and social ideals are characterized by the insistence upon a lofty moral and ethical standard.

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  • The priest lights a lamp of incense,.

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  • Outside the Church there are only the " broken lights " of man's philosophy and the vain efforts of weak human nature after virtue.

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  • To further the prosperity of the town a most liberal charter was granted to it, and in addition the trade of the port was artificially fostered by a decree requiring that every vessel navigating within sight of its lights should put in there.

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  • Although at various times he had helped to strengthen the law for the recovery of fugitive slaves, declining as secretary of state to aid Great Britain in the further suppression of the slave trade, and demanding the return of fugitives from Canada, yet he heartily supported the colonizing of the slaves in Africa, because slavery was the "deepest stain upon the character of the country," opposition to which could not be repressed except by "blowing out the moral lights around," and "eradicating from the human soul the light of reason and the law of liberty."

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  • The artist can accentuate the high lights or solids in the original drawing or photograph, and the stereotyper can emphasize points in the picture by thickening the plate in the parts necessary to stand out.

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  • Both groups were classical in taste, both worshipped the new lights in England and France.

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  • The two great lights of the Gothic school are Geijer, mainly in prose, and Tegner, in his splendid and copious verse.

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  • Tile choice was an admirable one; he was honest, hard-working, and liberal according to his lights; and the services of a loyal and capable adviser were secured for the new rgime.

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  • The Greeks and Romans, too, had their sacred fire and their ceremonial lights.

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  • The pagan custom of burying lamps with the dead conveyed no such symbolical meaning as was implied in the late Christian custom of placing lights on and about the tombs of martyrs and saints.

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  • There is, however, no evidence of any ceremonial use of lights in Christian worship during the first two centuries.

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  • As for lights in the churches, he adds that " in all the churches of the East, whenever the gospel is to be read, lights are lit, though the sun be rising (jam sole rutilante), not in order to disperse the darkness, but as a visible sign of gladness (ad signum laetitiae demonstrandum)."

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  • As to the question of "altar lights," however, it must be borne in mind that these were not placed upon the altar, or on a retable behind it, until the 12th century.

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  • In the Eastern Church, to this day, there are no lights on the high altar; the lighted candles stand on a small altar beside it, and at various parts of the service are carried by the lectors or acolytes before the officiating priest or deacon.

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  • The " crowd of lights " described by Paulinus as crowning the altar were either grouped round it or suspended in front of it; they are represented by the sanctuary lamps of the Latin Church and by the crown of lights suspended in front of the altar in the Greek.

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  • To trace the gradual elaboration of the symbolism and use of ceremonial lights in the Church, until its full development and systematization in the middle ages, would be impossible here.

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  • The burning of lights before the tombs P g g of martyrs led naturally to their being burned also before relics and lastly before images and pictures.

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  • A later development, however, by which certain lights themselves came to be regarded as objects of worship and to have other lights burned before them, was condemned as idolatrous by the synod of Noyon in 1344.10 The passion for symbolism extracted ever new meanings out of the candles and their use.

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  • For the Mass the rule is that there are six lights at High Mass, four at a missa cantata, and two at private masses.

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  • As symbols of light and joy a candle is held on each side of the deacon when reading the Gospel at Mass; and the same symbolism underlies the multiplication of lights on festivals, their number varying with the importance of the occasion.

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  • They differ from liturgical lights in that, whereas these must be tapers of pure beeswax or lamps fed with pure olive oil (except by special dispensation under certain circumstances), those used merely to add splendour to the celebration may be of any material; the only exception being, that in the decoration of the altar gas-lights are forbidden.

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  • In general the ceremonial use of lights in the Roman Catholic Church is conceived as a dramatic representation in fire of the life.

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  • On Easter Eve the new fire, symbol of the light of the newly risen Christ, is produced, and from this are kindled all the lights used throughout the Christian year until, in the gathering darkness (tenebrae) of the Passion, they are gradually extinguished.

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  • Thus, too, as " children of Light," candidates for ordination and novices about to take the vows carry lights when they come before the bishop; and the same idea underlies the custom of carrying lights at weddings, at the first communion, and by priests going to their first mass, though none of these are liturgically prescribed.

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  • Finally, lights are placed round the bodies of the dead and carried beside them to the grave, partly as symbols that they still live in the light lights.

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  • As a result of the Reformation the use of ceremonial lights was either greatly modified, or totally abolished in the Protestant Churches.

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  • The rush of the pilgrims to kindle their lights at it is so great, that order is maintained with difficulty by Mahommedan soldiers.

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  • This pronouncement, indeed, though it certainly condemns the use of ceremonial lights in most of its later developments, and especially the conception of them as votive offerings whether to God or to the saints, does not necessarily exclude, though it undoubtedly discourages, their purely symbolical use.'

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  • In this connexion it is worth pointing out that the homily against idolatry was reprinted, without alteration and by the king's authority, long after altar lights had been restored under the influence of the high church party supreme at court.

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  • The use of " wax lights and tapers " formed one of the indictments brought by P. Smart, a Puritan prebendary of Durham, against Dr Burgoyne, Cosin and others for setting up " superstitious ceremonies " in the cathedral " contrary to the Act of Uniformity."

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  • The use of ceremonial lights was among the indictments in the impeachment of Laud and other bishops by the House of Commons, but these were not based on the Act of Uniformity.

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  • From the Restoration onwards the use of ceremonial lights, though far from universal, was not unusual in cathedrals and collegiate churches.

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  • The discoveries that some species of nitrifying bacteria and perhaps pigmented forms are capable of carbon-assimilation, that others can fix free nitrogen and that a number of decompositions hitherto unsuspected are accom fished by Schizomycetes have ut thequestions of P Y Y, P d nutrition and fermentation in quite new lights.

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  • Where the host is carried in procession it is covered always by a canopy, and accompanied by lights.

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  • In this connexion the use of the processional cross, banners and lights has been largely revived.

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  • A conscientious man according to his lights, he took as his device the motto Pacluin serva, keep troth, which was afterwards inscribed on his tomb, and did his best to live up to it.

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  • He had given his realm good and strong governance; according to his lights he had striven to keep faith and to observe his coronation oath.

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  • They are sometimes puzzling, often speculative; yet nearly all that is obscure in them becomes clear, much apparent contradiction disappears, when read by these persistent unvarying lights.

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  • As vocalized in the Massoretic Hebrew text the names = "Lights and perfection."

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  • It lights the streets and public buildings, but makes no provision for commercial business.

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  • The street lighting is done partly from pole and arm lights, but largely from steel towers from ioo ft.

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  • Alex hung the lights across the front of the house and put the lighted nativity scene on the front lawn.

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  • The night was alive with flashing lights and cameras.

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  • He's really puzzled why the lights were turned off.

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  • She twisted in her seat to look back at the figures fighting in the bright motion sensor detection lights of the garage.

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  • All that was required on Dean's part was to remain standing upright and pick his path around obstacles while his position was monitored by blinding lights from below and above.

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  • Screw both men; she was getting her chili pepper lights.

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  • The brunet flipped the overhead lights on, and Gabriel flipped them off.

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  • I even remember Toby, the Masquerade, and some guy snatching me when the lights went down.

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  • By the time he chose a car and waited at endless sets of lights, it would have taken longer to drive than using vampire speed.

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  • The first sign of the ground Dean spotted was a rain puddle reflecting the glow from the lights of the plane as the wheels touched the runway—one, two, three times before the tired air­craft glided to the taxiway.

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  • At the door she stopped and watched his truck go down the road – watched the tail lights get bright as he stopped on the main road, and then watched them fade down the highway.

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  • Vamps poured out of the fortress into the snow, stopping to puzzle over the brilliant purple lights lancing across the treeline.

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  • Multi-colored strobe lights pulsed around the overcrowded, vampire-themed club while electronica drowned out most attempts at conversation.

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  • In anticipation for the arrival of the band, the stage came alive with strobe lights and atmospheric smoke.

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  • The police was inundated with calls from people who saw the unexplained lights on Saturday night.

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  • A-frame with navigation lights and boarding ladder.

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  • And they sit at the lights untill they turn amber, then pull forward one car length, before turning on red.

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  • However, if the lights go out, a beam of light from an acute angle makes these same particles visible.

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  • When leaving the workshop office or storeroom, disconnect appliances, turn off lights and close doors.

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  • It is an Integrated salt water aquarium system complete with filtration, lights and cabinet.

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  • Sound and lights are operated from a control position at the rear of the raked auditorium.

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  • Temporary lights illuminate the corners as we round the mezzanine balcony with its carved wooden balustrade.

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  • The vinyl version is like being led down into a dingy basement, with the lights off.

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  • Eduardo, 13, from Angola doesnât decorate his home with fairy lights and glass baubles at Christmas.

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  • The double bedroom contains a double bed with metal bedstead, bedside table and lights, hanging cupboard and chest of drawers.

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  • Avoid patio heaters and electric lights in the garden - use citronella beeswax or vegetable-based candles to deter insects.

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  • It had no blinker or clearance lights like a conventional plane.

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  • The Council's standard is to ensure 98% of the street lights, illuminated bollards, signs are working at any one time.

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  • Oh yeah head shop selling bongs, pipes, scales, dutch cannabis seeds, lights hydroponics books and scales.

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  • There is no tree in my house, no pine boughs, no lights, no decorations.

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  • At the time of attack the lights of the Red Cross Ship Newfoundland were visible, about 10 miles distant on the starboard bow.

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  • She lights a candle; takes a broom; sweeps under all the cupboards.

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  • I have been running with halogen bulbs in my tail lights for about 12 years now.

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  • For Zone VI cold lights which have a light sensor factory fitted, a connecting cable is included.

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  • Every thing was at the front, not many lights, lots of speakers covered in army camo ' netting.

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  • Back to Top Each campfire lights Anew Each campfire lights anew, the flame of friendship true.

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  • Two stories of three renewed leaded light casements of 3 lights.

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  • Back to the lights - I have some old maplin cathodes left over from times yonder.

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  • A police escort led the cavalcade through the heart of the city, with no hold ups for lights or intersections.

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  • In the upper lights of the south chancel window are angels of the Precious Blood swinging censers.

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  • The unique designs of these bold and finely crafted night lights make them perfect end table centerpieces.

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  • I've always adored how the small lights of the antique crystal chandelier illume the rich, peach chintz.

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  • One of their first pop videos involved working with frozen chickens for three days under the lights at Peter Gabriel's studio.

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  • You can find decorative lights in every shape and style, from hot chili peppers to classic tiny white lights.

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  • The airbox cover features an inset chrome console holding an LED display for the fuel gage, indicator lights and a clock.

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  • The lift went clunk, the lights started flashing, and the doors half-opened to show the lift stuck between floors.

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  • The headlight cluster incorporates four lights for perfect night riding vision.

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  • The lights come complete with a 12 month manufacturer's warranty.

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  • How wonderful it was to be able to switch on the lights indoor without worrying about pulling the blackout curtains.

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  • Philip Bradbury Glass Specializes in period etched glass, leaded lights and brilliant cut glass.

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  • Unlike the service spanner which lights up on your car dashboard, you simply cannot ignore an aviation warning light.

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  • Only damage caused by the L-R bumper was to break all rear lights one side and maybe a slight dent.

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  • The lights are not too bright or too dim, they are comfortable for the eyes.

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  • Internally the house benefits from brass halogen down lights throughout, and these are matched by brass dimmer switches and all electrical sockets.

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  • He arranges the ultra psychedelic dirge that is ' Lights ' and the swirling psych pop of ' Something New and Different ' .

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  • The next door on the right is a small 6 bed dormitory (with more wall lights ).

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  • Altering or replacing any of the windows and doors, including double-glazing and roof lights.

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  • He backs calls for a reduced speed limit, traffic lights and suggests curb edgings and a weight limit to stop heavy vehicles.

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  • The route to the cave entrance should be clearly marked by cairns, lights etc. in case of fog or darkness.

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  • The final scene became a little farcical toward the end as all matters were dispensed with rather too quickly and the lights dimmed.

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  • The Headteacher's chair looked suitably festive during the last week of term, complete with colored lights!

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  • It's now festooned with a merry looking garland of traffic lights, with broad three or four lane approaches from all directions.

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  • Time for a quick break, Tortilla & chocolate were eagerly consumed and lights fettled before setting off again.

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  • The tunnel was entered 30 yards from the golden fishplate, and its interior was inspected with the aid of Neptune's lights.

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  • The only lights available, either on the pier or in the post boat, were hand held flashlights.

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  • He left his car's roof rack of blue and red lights running, got a flashlight and got out to inspect the body.

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  • There are even helicopter flights from Penzance to see the lights from the sky.

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  • Any new floaters or flashing lights should be examined by a optometrist.

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  • There are double glazed French doors to the patio and garden, wall lights, television point, ceramic flooring and a telephone point.

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  • The traffic lights wouldn't, of course, be needed if they'd build the damned flyover.

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  • You will find the details about the lights with high f-numbers in chapter 3.10, and in the appendix.

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  • A lot of cars have their fog lights on when its not foggy, is it legal?

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  • They do absurd things like remove eyes, do therapy with colored lights, and remove severe pain by touching the forehead.

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  • The object (or objects) were groups of lights in a shallow triangular formation moving.

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  • In addition you can purchase a fountainhead with LED lights (click here ).

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  • Above is a rectangular window of two lights with hollow chamfers all in buff-yellow freestone.

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  • Lack of lights, helmets or indeed any caving gear whatsoever added a certain frisson to the trip.

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  • Central battered chimney stack flanked by 2 brick dormer gables with leaded lights.

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  • The process on vegetablesthe galley is us usually had the northern lights.

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  • Follow this road (passing Esso garage on the left) across traffic lights to the roundabout.

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  • Away from the lights, Dempsey made a perfect getaway - in contrast to fellow front row man Mayes.

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  • You should avoid glare on the screen from lights, lamps or windows.

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  • For example turning off lights that are not being used helps to reduce global warming.

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  • It's the most exciting development in lighting in the last 15 years bar none - even rotating gobos in moving lights!

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  • The ceiling is coved with recessed halogen down lights and there is a window above the sink overlooking the rear patio and garden.

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  • The 612 Scaglietti's twin xenon projector headlights also offer a beam that is far superior to traditional halogen lights.

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  • Riders of these flimsy appliances pay no heed to stop signs or red lights.

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  • Frazer & Friends left the rugged highlands of Scotland for the bright lights of London to set up a Country Rock Band.

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  • As darkness fell a few isolated lights dotted the opposite hillside but apart from that there was no evidence of other human activity.

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  • So did the holly and lights on the mirror.

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  • The front of the house has a climbing hydrangea and there are lantern lights and sensor lights.

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  • Add or change lights to provide more even illuminance.

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  • When we reached the plateau, we found a broad square, dimly illuminated by street lights, into which many streets converged.

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  • A little like the little impromptu " Turn Out The Lights " on " Bless It's Pointed Little Head " .

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  • Incandescent lights are horribly inefficient (especially the screw-in " grow bulb " type) and really not an acceptable option for plant growth.

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  • Suddenly the lights dimmed and there was music, terrible insipid, tinny music.

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  • During each trial the lights were turned off and I placed a sheet of film on the glass plate insulator, emulsion side up.

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  • Some of the smaller original ceiling lights also survive intact under the balcony.

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  • He wore a white jumpsuit with a belt with a long black buckle that had blinking red and green lights.