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likely Sentence Examples

  • It was likely a deer trail.

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  • "It's not the only answer, but it's the most likely," Sofi replied.

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  • More than likely she was taking them out for a morning treat.

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  • Which would be most likely to cut his fingers?...

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  • Wherever they went, they were likely to be interrupted.

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  • They probably had a lot to discuss and most likely were not alone.

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  • It is the most likely event to occur.

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  • If not for Yully's fading energy, Jule would've stayed to make sure Damian's version of chat resembled his and not Dusty's, who was more likely to shoot first and discuss later.

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  • She knew better than to relax around her father, whose hand was likely to fly at the drop of a hat.

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  • Maybe he was trying to protect her, but more likely he was simply trying to conceal the problem.

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  • She turned her back on him in blatant disregard he wasn't likely to misinterpret.

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  • He trusted Sofia to either of the two men before him and knew Dusty was the more likely of the two to shoot first and ask questions later if she was threatened.

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  • He trusted Sofia to either of the two men before him and knew Dusty was the more likely of the two to shoot first and ask questions later if she was threatened.

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  • While she'd most likely be out on the job, he'd case the place, now that his detective hat was fitting so well.

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  • The La Cumbre one; that sound most likely; do you have a phone number?

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  • But it is quite likely you will need fewer workers.

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  • More likely the latter.

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  • We will discuss the molecular machines called nanites—tiny, molecular-sized robots that will swim around in your body fighting disease, repairing damage, and alerting you to problems (and will likely dramatically increase the human lifespan).

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  • As we get better at killing, we don't seem less likely to.

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  • "Very likely," acknowledged the Woggle-Bug.

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  • More than likely it was born of self-preservation.

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  • More likely it stemmed from the fact that she had not gone to the house yet.

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  • Very likely he has stopped to take care of them.

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  • More than likely that bear was far away by now, but Alex wasn't one to take unnecessary chances.

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  • If it happens to be blue, and you tell her so triumphantly, she is likely to answer, Thank you.

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  • It seems to me it's looking more likely they're not even involved in Martha's bones.

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  • It will passively recognize you by recognizing your face or your voice or your breathing pattern or the pattern of your footsteps or, most likely, your scent.

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  • It did sound like an interesting job, and she wasn't likely to see Brandon anyway.

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  • These spires were like great spear-points, and if they tumbled upon one of them they were likely to suffer serious injury.

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  • I have no doubt that time discriminates between the good and the bad; and when at last I shall plant, I shall be less likely to be disappointed.

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  • She evidently thought mothers were more likely to know about babies of all sorts.

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  • It was recognized as the flu, although records describe conditions which were highly likely to have been polio.

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  • The greater part of what my neighbors call good I believe in my soul to be bad, and if I repent of anything, it is very likely to be my good behavior.

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  • He wasn't like Dustin, who seemed more likely to kill a stranger than talk to one.

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  • You would know before you received a treatment how likely it was to work for you—not merely how likely it was to work for the larger population, but for you.

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  • But he didn't wake, and each day that passed made it less likely that he would come out of the coma.

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  • More than likely the unidentified rider was only another drifter.

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  • Not that she was likely to see him again - especially out here in the desert, hundreds of miles from their little Texas ranch.

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  • That was as close to praise as she was likely to get from him and she smiled her appreciation.

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  • "Yes, it is very likely that I shall be killed tomorrow," he thought.

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  • More than likely the bear had been attracted by the molasses in the grain.

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  • More than likely he was concerned that she would start a scene.

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  • Why Quinn wasn't voted the least likely to land the school's prom queen beauty, I'll never know.

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  • More than likely Alex didn't want to hear any more about danger, though.

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  • She was happy to be functional, though that wasn't likely going to last long.

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  • She was happy to be functional, though that wasn't likely going to last long.

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  • Most likely the doctor.

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  • If the police investigated in an orderly way and took their time the victim would most likely be harmed or killed.

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  • That would be the most likely place the bear would go.

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  • I don't think this is likely, though.

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  • More than likely the correction was to prevent her from being embarrassed.

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  • If she hadn't grown out of it in twenty-one years, she wasn't likely to.

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  • Somehow the latter seemed more likely with Cade.

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  • He couldn't remember when he'd last had a full five hours of his own, and he knew he wasn't likely to get another break for a while.

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  • Of the two, Dusty was more likely to call him to the floor when he crossed into his business.

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  • I think it is likely that the answers to almost all our medical problems could be found in the data we may already be collecting.

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  • It often left them partially paralyzed, in wheelchairs or iron lungs (a term that's now all but forgotten and will likely send younger readers to Wikipedia).

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  • However, the company likely won't choose this outcome because the $10 cost of cleanup is not paid by the company but by society.

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  • Maybe you will agree it to be possible, but after reading this chapter, you will likely think it is improbable.

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  • I think it's highly likely - especially given the circumstances.

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  • The number of pharmaceutical patents issued in 2010 was also more than fifty thousand—also an all-time record, and also likely to be broken again and again in the years to come.

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  • Given that inequalities in income are likely to grow, how I can I contend that we will see an end of poverty?

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  • The hungrier people were ... the less likely they were to run away.

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  • We all saw what happened on 9/11, and it is likely similar acts will occur in the future.

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  • It was beyond Wynn's control, but maybe, somehow, another deity was able to save Deidre from Darkyn, who was not likely to be merciful, even to his mate.

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  • If you love "Western medicine" and think all acupuncturists are "quacks," then you are not likely to heed (or even appreciate) your friend's well-meaning efforts to get you to drink your own urine for its health benefits.

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  • Toward morning all these dreams melted and merged into the chaos and darkness of unconciousness and oblivion which in the opinion of Napoleon's doctor, Larrey, was much more likely to end in death than in convalescence.

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  • Very likely it would be splendid, but it will never come about...

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  • All of this means examples of atrocities by the government or by the mob are increasingly likely to be documented and publicized.

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  • A ruddy and lusty old dame, who delights in all weathers and seasons, and is likely to outlive all her children yet.

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  • If I should soon bring this meditation to an end, would another so sweet occasion be likely to offer?

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  • After all, the practical reason why, when the power is once in the hands of the people, a majority are permitted, and for a long period continue, to rule, is not because they are most likely to be in the right, nor because this seems fairest to the minority, but because they are physically the strongest.

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  • More likely so they can stay in the black.

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  • Let us write her a letter at once, and she'll come here and all will be explained, or else, my dear boy, let me tell you it's quite likely you'll have to suffer for it.

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  • Betsy lined up two likely abductions and she was anxious to get started, Quinn had already performed his part, setting his apparatus appropriately for a rural Iowa location where a twelve year old boy had gone missing.

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  • The trail couldn't have been a road... more likely a wash.

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  • This will likely not ever be perfect, but any insight it can offer us is a gain.

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  • Bagration knew that as the distance between the two flanks was more than six miles, even if the messenger were not killed (which he very likely would be), and found the commander-in-chief (which would be very difficult), he would not be able to get back before evening.

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  • "Just seems more likely," Fred answered.

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  • I discovered many a site for a house not likely to be soon improved, which some might have thought too far from the village, but to my eyes the village was too far from it.

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  • He had grown accustomed when going into action to think about anything but what would seem most likely to interest him--the impending danger.

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  • Alex would likely be home for lunch and she wanted to bake a chicken.

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  • Given that, I consider it highly likely that people will share their Digital Echo.

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  • A likely thing, killing a fox our dogs had hunted!

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  • But finals are coming up, and we're likely to be distracted...

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  • If she couldn't keep up she would likely get him killed.

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  • It's more than likely that you'll feel overwhelmed with all the entertainment choices the city has to offer.

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  • There's a bunch of run away kids; I could try to pick the most likely but none of them look promising.

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  • More than likely, it was a load off his mind as well.

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  • Others, as most legislators, politicians, lawyers, ministers, and office-holders, serve the state chiefly with their heads; and, as they rarely make any moral distinctions, they are as likely to serve the devil, without intending it, as God.

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  • The slight reproach to which the virtue of patriotism is commonly liable, the noble are most likely to incur.

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  • Cassie, your father should be the one to tell you this, but since you're not likely to give him the chance, I'll tell you.

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  • The trio finally called it a night with the likely hood of restful sleep a pipe dream.

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  • "It's the saute, most likely," she added with a smile.

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  • He'd likely be away with Jule for quite a while.

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  • He'd never thought of being locked out of the underworld as an advantage, but the soul Darkyn wanted wasn't likely one of those in the lakes on the mortal world.

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  • For some reason that didn't seem likely.

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  • Every chain of events starts with one push, a catalyst, the perfect mix of different elements that craft a path and make an outcome more likely.

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  • She'd likely never speak to Gabe again after this night.

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  • She'll likely take your arrangement.

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  • Meaning the soul of the deity we know is likely somewhere else.

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  • Wynn was as likely as past-Deidre to make a deal with the Dark One.

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  • It's likely not too far down the road.

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  • Who was she more likely to side with?

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  • "Not likely," he replied.

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  • We learned that those outside of this circle are less likely to be concerned about the appearance of the child.

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  • The more he watched, the less likely this seemed.

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  • She moved closer to Ully, even while knowing the skinny nerd was the least likely to defend her.

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  • Kris has a scientist named Ully who would.ve likely been given the vial.

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  • stairs, she ran as fast as she could without stumbling, aware of what likely followed them.

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  • His eyes took in the different people as he sought out Hannah before realizing she had likely gone to the Caribbean with her sister.

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  • Romas had then been given the painful job of explaining to Kisolm that Kiera would most likely not meld well with their traditions, and Kisolm would have to be disappointed.

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  • Kiera stood aside, not as much out of deference but out of sudden realization that if she didn't, the man was likely to run her over.

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  • Nishani pounded a fist on the table and made a loud sound that was most likely a curse on her planet.

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  • "Romas is not likely to allow that, nishani," he responded.

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  • Likely, but Ne'Rin would have killed you all without a second thought, as his father did the rest of their family.

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  • It was Donnie who found the combination "8M2" and guessed it was most likely a replacement for "THE."

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  • While her writing demonstrates education, most likely her background ill equipped her for the practical realities of the real world.

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  • I'd even feel terrible about myself after I'd done it and most likely be devastated.

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  • Finding women there meant the risk of seeing them again would be minimal, since they were most likely traveling on business.

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  • Alex wasn't likely to be much help with the farm, but it wouldn't do any good to argue the point with Katie.

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  • "Not likely," he said She shrugged and turned toward the kitchen again.

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  • Some love struck girl is likely to take you up on it.

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  • More than likely their marriage would be strained at times, but he couldn't picture it ever being dull.

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  • It was not likely for the paths of a soldier and a member of the political elite to cross paths, but he was the closest thing she had ever had to a friend since leaving her home at the age of four.

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  • Brady was more likely to kill Guardian and steal his chocolate than be Guardian.

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  • There was no electricity in this part of the state, and looters would've likely taken everything.

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  • The grisly scene leading to the condos likely dissuaded anyone from visiting, she rationalized.

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  • "Your condo was likely broken into," Mrs. Watson said after the long pause.

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  • In any case, my husband, Mike—who was voted to be the liaison with the soldiers—isn't likely to let it happen.

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  • There were likely some nasty security features on the other side of the Mississippi left over from the East-West Civil War.

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  • Even if the sweet woman had killed a man to save him, she was likely just as angry at him as she was at Tim.

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  • Gabriel cursed under his breath.  He had no way of knowing what kind of test a deity like Death could create, but it wasn't likely to be good.  While he had full faith in Rhyn, he also knew better than to trust the petite woman in white standing in his dream.

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  • He didn't have three more days' worth of control.  The idea he'd likely explode before Death delivered Katie made him feel fear, an emotion he hated and hadn't felt until responsible for the life of someone he cared about.

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  • I'm more likely to know than you, mortal.

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  • If it sank up there, it'd most likely float up to the surface after a few days or a week and then drift back down this way with the tide.

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  • Ol' Vinnie was a hell of a jock but not 'the most likely' at anything but getting in trouble.

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  • The last thing you want to do is walk into a police station with a cou­ple of suitcases of what's most likely stolen money.

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  • It's most likely the girl from his office, Cece what's-her-name.

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  • He most likely told his attorney.

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  • If you keep leaving him sexually frustrated, he's likely to start looking for a substitute.

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  • The longer you stay here, the more likely it is that something will happen that you'll regret.

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  • More than likely it will at least be uncomfortable.

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  • More than likely, he did too.

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  • That was enough for the two of them, but they would likely have guests.

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  • So why do you think it isn't likely it was Brutus?

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  • More than likely he'd get the latter.

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  • Josh wasn't likely to be back before Alex returned.

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  • If I heat this stuff up one more time, it's likely to get tough.

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  • Renovating the old house wasn't a necessity, and if Alex wanted money spent on it, he would likely initiate it on his own.

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  • More than likely, Alex did.

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  • He would likely use her desire for a biological child as a ploy.

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  • He wasn't likely to be caught unprepared in the wild country that surrounded their house.

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  • Even if she were still interested in Josh, she would never cheat on Alex — nor was it likely that Josh would cheat on Lori.

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  • Most likely he had arranged it that way when he thought they were going to get married.

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  • More than likely his mind was going a mile a minute like hers was.

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  • It doesn't seem likely, but then again, we really don't know where his loyalties are.

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  • That's much more likely.

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  • If the Others wanted to find a way to keep the Grey God from assuming his role as the Gatekeeper between immortal and mortal worlds, they'd likely find her a good target.

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  • No, but some outcomes are more likely than others.

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  • If you don't take the next step down that path, you'll likely regret the outcome.

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  • As the lower ranking of the married couple, the name of Jenn's betrothed was added to her family's record, indicating he was likely the son of another servant.

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  • "The northern is our most likely avenue, more so because we have an ally in the mountains," Hilden replied.

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  • She wasn't likely to stay alive long enough to see with her own eyes.

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  • More likely they would have thought he was leading their daughter astray.

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  • Not likely – nor could she forgive herself.

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  • Carmen wasn't about to argue and it wasn't likely that Felipa would either.

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  • Likely he was feeling emotional about it and using work as an excuse.

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  • That didn't seem likely.

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  • He wasn't likely to travel hundreds of miles to address the issue, though.

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  • "Not likely," Carmen said.

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  • More likely he would do as he wished and then tell his father how things stood.

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  • His father knew a lot more than Alex was giving him credit for, and likely so did Gerald.

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  • More than likely some of the things on her list would have to be purchased elsewhere.

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  • It was far more likely that Dad had sent him.

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  • More likely Clara wanted to ask questions, but if she said no it might be construed as unfriendly.

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  • His air of cool confidence was more than likely the result of frequent business contacts - one of Denton's colleagues?

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  • More than likely they'll be swimming on top of the water in plain sight.

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  • More than likely she didn't want to know.

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  • It isn't likely, though - for the simple reason that the odds of a tornado hitting any specific spot once are slim.

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  • If he moved to California, that meant their paths would more than likely cross now and then.

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  • Of all the White God's brothers, Dusty was the one most likely to understand Xander's position.

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  • "Someone who can break your arm with one hand isn't someone you'll likely disappoint," he continued.

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  • They got out, and she lingered, sighing in happiness at the pleasure she was likely never to experience again after this week.

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  • There were several beautiful women; he'd likely not need her help finding women the rest of the week.

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  • Sleeping with you is not a way out, and involving my seventeen-year-old cousin will not make me more likely to sleep with you!

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  • I think he's more likely to eat a sidekick.

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  • She realized his interest in her wasn't likely to be passing, not if she snared his curiosity.

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  • It was likely why Jessi changed her mind so many times about last night.

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  • I figured you'd want someone like Jenn: More likely to stand a chance if she fought you.

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  • She was debating whether there was a polite way to tell him she was done with his game and how likely he was to stalk her and the cousins, until he got what he wanted.

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  • Admitting these were likely the last few minutes of her life, she was filled with regret.

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  • An isolated tree occupying an exposed position is, it should be remembered, much more likely to be struck than the average tree in the midst of a wood.

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  • But it is more likely, as suggested by Richard Chandler (Life of Waynflete, 1811), that it was some Yorkist attack on him in progress in the papal court, to meet which he appointed next day 19 proctors to act for him.

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  • When in 1706 the Austrian party appeared likely to gain the upper hand, Portocarrero was led by spite and vexation to go over to them.

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  • 6 448 seems the most likely date.

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  • After 445 Athens was hardly in a position to summon such a congress, and would not have sent to envoys out of 20 to northern and central Greece, where she had just lost all her influence; nor is it likely that the building of the Parthenon (begun not later than 447) was entered on before the congress.

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  • Violation of the duties of hospitality was likely to provoke the wrath of the gods; but it does not appear that anything beyond this religious sanction existed to guard the rights of a traveller.

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  • The category Austria-Hungary should be fairly well complete, although it's likely there are places missing that aren't in any category.

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  • Only where the cities were held by garrisons in the Persian service, garrisons composed mainly of Greek mercenaries, was the liberator likely to meet with any resistance.

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  • No particulars are known of his last illness, but it seems likely that death came upon him rather suddenly at,last.

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  • When war was regarded as likely the martinella was attached to the door of the church of Santa Maria in the Mercato Nuovo in Florence and rung to warn both citizens and enemies.

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  • On the whole it is most likely that the Temple was erected by Solomon on the same spot as is now occupied by the Dome of the Rock, commonly known as the Mosque of Omar, and, regard being had to the levels of the ground, it is possible that the Holy of Holies, the most sacred chamber of the Temple, stood over the rock which is still regarded with veneration by the Mahommedans.

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  • It may mean the day which puts a stop to the week's work, but this is less likely.

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  • No certain cure has been or is likely to be discovered for their poison, but in less serious cases strychnine has been used with advantage.

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  • Baker and Smith of the Sydney Technical College, have brought to light many other valuable products likely to prove of commercial value.

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  • 31 a strength of the flocks, great improvements in the quality and weight of fleeces, this item is likely to show permanent advancement.

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  • Imagining that this would interest Hertz and be successfully attacked by him, Helmholtz specially drew his attention to it, and promised him the assistance of the Institute if he decided to work on the subject; but Hertz did not take it up seriously at that time, because he could not think of any procedure likely to prove effective.

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  • According to local tradition he was buried at Cefn-y-bedd ("the ridge of the grave") close by, but it is more likely that his headless trunk was taken to Abbey Cwmhir.

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  • It seemed likely that the whole of the north would be laid open and the royalists be able to march upon London and join Charles and Hopton there.

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  • You must get men of a spirit that is likely to go as far as gentlemen will go or you will be beaten still."The royalists were fighting for a great cause.

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  • In 17 9 4 the United Irishmen, persuaded that their scheme of universal suffrage and equal electoral districts was not likely to be accepted by any party in the Irish parliament, began to found their hopes on a French invasion.

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  • On the other hand it is hardly likely that all his comedies (which greatly exceeded in number the extant twenty) were produced during the last twenty years of his life.

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  • Min was especially a god of the desert routes on the east of Egypt, and the trading tribes are likely to have gathered to his festivals for business and pleasure, at Coptos (which was really near to Neapolis, Kena) even more than at Akhmim.

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  • Finally, it may be noted that many immoral acts, such as the use of false weights, lying, &c., which could not be brought into court, are severely denounced in the Omen Tablets as likely to bring the offender into " the hand of God " as opposed to " the hand of the king."

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  • Thomson (Lord Kelvin) at a meeting of the Philosophical Society of Glasgow in 1854, because its greater flexibility renders it less likely to damage the insulating envelope during the manipulation of the cable.

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  • It is not a system likely to have general application.

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  • The Adige, formed by the junction of two streams—the Etsch or Adige proper and the Eisak, both of which belong to Tirol rather than to Italy—descends as far as Verona, where it enters the great plain, with a course from north to south nearly parallel to the rivers last described, and would seem likely to discharge its waters into those of the Po, but below Legnago it turns eastward and runs parallel to the Po for about 40 m., entering the Adriatic by an independent mouth about 8 m.

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  • Their mutual jealousies, combined with the prestige of the empire, and possibly with the selfishness of the pope, who had secured his own position, and was not likely to foster a national spirit that would have threatened the ecclesiastical supremacy, deprived the Italians of the only great opportunity they ever had of forming themselves into a powerful nation.

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  • We must arm, he said, since we have overturned the papal throne, and he pointed to France as the quarter from which attack was most likely to come.

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  • Nicotera, minister of the interior, began his administration of home affairs by a sweeping change in the personnel of the prefects, sub-prefects and public prosecutors, but found himself obliged to incur the wrath of his supporters by prohibiting Radical meetings likely to endanger public order, and by enunciating administrative principles which would have befitted an inveterate Conservative.

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  • The Tripoli hinterland, however, was in danger of being absorbed by other powers having large African interests; the Anglo-French declaration of the 21st of March 1899 in particular seemed likely to interfere with Italian activity.

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  • The full implications of the group of ideas require, and are likely to receive, much attention in the immediate future of biological investigation, but it is enough at present to point out that until the more obvious lines of inquiry have been opened out much more fully, we cannot be in a position to guess at the existence of a residuum, for which such a metaphysical conception as bathmism would serve even as a convenient disguise for ignorance.

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  • 33, 4), (2) that he died of a chronic stomachic disease; the latter is perhaps the most likely.

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  • The fact that a voluntary society with limited funds must contest the illegal decisions of local councils, without government support, seems likely to render this portion of the act of 1908 a dead letter.

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  • The terrible losses sustained by whole communities of farmers, planters, foresters, &c., from plant diseases have naturally stimulated the search for remedies, but even now the search is too often conducted in the spirit of the believer in quack medicines, although the agricultural world is awakening to the fact that before any measures likely to be successful can be attempted, the whole chain of causation of the disease must be investigated.

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  • In many cases, however, monstrosities of flowers have been shown to be due to the irritating action of minute insects or Fungi, and others are known which, although induced by causes unknown to us, and regarded as internal, would not be likely to survive in the wild condition.

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  • So far only is it possible to speak with certainty, but it is permissible to take a few steps into the twilight of dawning knowledge and indicate the chief subdivisions which are likely to be established in the great crust-hollow and the great crust-heap. The boundary between these should obviously be the mean surface of the sphere.

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  • We do not know, and are not likely to know, how religion first arose, and the probability is that many springs went to feed that immense river.

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  • It is said that in his earliest boyhood Andrea was, like Giotto, put to shepherding or cattle-herding; this is not likely, and can at any rate have lasted only a very short while, as his natural genius for art developed with singular precocity, and excited the attention of Francesco Squarcione, who entered him in the gild of painters before he had completed his eleventh year.

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  • of the Norman kings at Palermo and Monreale and Cefalu and Messina are in style simply Saracenic; they were most likely the work of Saracen builders; they were beyond doubt built after Saracenic models.

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  • This Norman form of Romanesque most likely had its origin in the Lombard buildings of northern Italy.

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  • To form a true understanding of what is strictly implied in the word "nobility," in its social as opposed to a purely moral sense, it is needful to distinguish its meaning from that of several words with which it is likely to be confounded.

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  • On the whole it seems most likely that, while the kernel of the Roman plebs was rural or belonged to the small towns admitted to the Roman franchise, the Attic demos, largely at least, though doubtless not wholly, arose out of the mixed settlers who had come together in the city, answering to the p rotKot of later times.

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  • As the whole coastline of Liberia thus fronts the sea route from Europe to South Africa it is always likely to possess a certain degree of strategical importance.

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  • It seems likely that Peisistratus, to please his supporters, originated the City-Dionysia.

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  • The Russian emperors, having established themselves as heads of the Church and the Holy Synod as a state department, were not likely willingly to tolerate their existence.

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  • It is likely that they were outside the town, but stood in a sacred enclosure.

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  • The intervening distance, through country exceedingly unhealthy for white men, and therefore promising no traffic except raw materials, does not seem a likely field for rapid railway extension.

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  • The act of 1871 further renders it obligatory upon every railway company to send notice to the Board of Trade in the case of (1) any accident attended with loss of life or personal injury to any person whatsoever; (2) any collision where one of the trains is a passenger train; (3) any passenger train or part of such train leaving the rails; (4) any other accident likely to have caused loss of life or personal injury, and specified on that ground by any order made from time to time by the Board of Trade.

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  • If, on the other hand, the company is of opinion that the suggestions of the inspecting officer are not likely to prove beneficial, or are for any reason unadvisable, it is at liberty to reject them, the responsibility of doing so resting entirely upon itself.

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  • On some of the earlierEnglish main lines no curves were constructed of a less radius than a mile (80 chains), except at places where the speed was likely to be low, but in later practice the radius is sometimes reduced to 40 or 30 chains, even on high-speed passenger lines.

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  • In regard to fencing and precautions at level-crossings, less rigid requirements may be enforced than with standard railways; and in some cases where trains are likely to be few, it has been provided that the normal position of the gates at crossings shall be across the line.

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  • soothed, so that it might be more acceptable to the gods and less likely to do an injury after its death, when its spirit was set free.

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  • This latter idea was the more likely to arise, as the gift theory of sacrifice is closely associated with that of the god as the ruler or king to whom man brings a tribute, just as he had to appear before his earthly king bearing gifts in his hands.

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  • It is not likely that he would write in support of Cardinal Beaton's policy, and the dialect is an exaggerated form of Latinized Middle Scots, differing materially from the language of the Compendious Book.

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  • Gibbon was eight-and-thirty when he entered parliament; and the obstacles which even at an earlier period he had not had courage to encounter were hardly likely to be vanquished then.

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  • It seems, however, most likely that the periods of time required for such changes are immense and that the changes accomplished in only a century or two are absolutely inappreciable.

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  • The genus with which Anopheles is most likely to be confounded is Culex, which is the commonest of all mosquitoes, has a world-wide distribution, and is generally a greedy blood-sucker.

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  • At a later period, when the Church had learnt to look with suspicion upon devotional books likely to provoke the scoffing of some and lead others into heresy, a work of this kind could hardly meet with her approval.

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  • He was on Catherine's side during the revolution of 1762, but his jealousy of the influence which the Orlovs seemed likely to obtain ovlr the new empress predisposed him to favour the proclamation of his ward the grand duke Paul as emperor, with Catherine as regent only.

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  • But he did not foresee the complications which were likely to arise from Russia's interference in the domestic affairs of Poland.

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  • Assuming then the leadership of the constitutional opposition, he combated the alliance between the Di Rudini cabinet and the subversive parties, criticized the financial schemes of the treasury minister, Luzzatti, and opposed the "democratic" finance of the first Pelloux administration as likely to endanger financial stability.

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  • The party may have thought that Jannaeus was likely to bring the dynasty to an end.

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  • The people whom they directed were called out to fight, at the bidding of an alien, for this and that foreigner who seemed most powerful and most likely to succeed.

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  • It appears likely that no part of this great central Asiatic desert is less than 2000 ft.

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  • to aid in the reform of the calendar; and there he died, most likely of the plague, on the 6th of July 1476.

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  • Their finances were indeed excellent; they kept regular accounts, and had already developed the modern principle of separating the civil list from the expenses of the government; but when they brought the tables of moneychangers into the temple, they were doing as the Templars had done before them, and were likely to suffer as the Templars had suffered.

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  • The pear-stock, having an inclination to send its roots down deeper into the soil, is the best for light dry soils, as the plants are not then so likely to suffer in dry seasons.

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  • The nitric acid is most likely taken up chiefly as nitrate of lime, but probably as nitrate of potash also, and it is significant that the high nitrogen-yielding clover takes up, or at least retains, very little soda.

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  • Every manor composing these great fiefs was likely to be affected by the policy or the character of the administration of the feudal lord, and he, again, by the policy or the difficulties, the strength or the weakness, of the central government.

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  • The Wealth of Nations is one of the great books of the world, many of the sayings of which are likely to be more frequently quoted in the future than they have been in the 19th century.

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  • There has been no revolution in economic science, and is not likely to be any.

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  • It is much more likely than not that some principle which for the moment seems new, some distinction which we may flatter ourselves has not been observed before, has been pointed out over and over again by previous writers, although, owing to special circumstances, it may not have received the notice it deserved.

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  • Whatever the cause, the complete restatement of economic theory, which some heroic persons demand, is clearly impossible, except on conditions not likely to be realized in the immediate future.

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  • The former causes maybe considered partly permanent, partly temporary; but those of a permanent character are likely to increase in force, and those of a temporary character will leave a deposit in the shape of an addition to the normal expenditure of the central government.

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  • The extension of government functions appeared much more likely to continue than to be checked.

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  • This, again, is a movement much more likely to extend than to be checked.

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  • Other books dealing with special subjects are likely to take a very high place in economic literature.

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  • At any rate, he spoke at Guildhall on Lord Mayor's Day in a worthy manner; admitting that the growth of the German navy was a main factor in British construction, and pointing out that no power was better able to bear the strain or less likely to fail than Great Britain.

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  • The bishop died, however, in great poverty, and it seems likely that his collection was dispersed immediately after his death.

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  • size compared with the thorax or abdomen, but in the embryo it On the whole it seems likely that the endoderm is represented in forms a much larger portion of the body than it does in the adult.

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  • Thus it became possible for almost any diligent reader without much chance of error to refer to its proper place nearly every bird he was likely to meet with.

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  • This same year (1832) saw the beginning of the marvellous series of illustrated ornithological works by which the name of John Gould is likely to be always remembered.

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  • It may be convenient here to deal with the theory of the Quinary System, which was promulgated with great zeal by its upholders during the end of the first and early part of the second quarter of the 19th century, and for some years seemed likely to carry all before it.

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  • Thus he (prompted very likely by Macgillivray) wrote: " I believe the time to be approaching when much of the results obtained from the inspection of the exterior alone will be laid aside; when museums filled with stuffed skins will be considered insufficient to afford a knowledge of birds; and when the student will go forth, not only to observe the habits and haunts of animals, but to preserve specimens of them to be carefully dissected" (Ornith.

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  • Physiology may one day very likely assist the systematist; but it must be real physiology and not a sham.

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  • Some of the native cottons are of fair quality, but Egyptian cotton appears likely to be best suited for growing for export.

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  • The results of these and similar attempts led to the conclusion that efforts to improve the indigenous cottons were most likely to be rewarded with success.

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  • In the future Korea may become an important source of supply for Japan, especially if, as appears likely, Korea proves suited to the cultivation of American cotton.

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  • The second is that spinners being required to give attention to two distinct classes of problems would be less likely as a body to become complete masters of either.

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  • The third, which is not distinct in principle from the two preceding, is that such limited speculation in cotton buying on the part of spinners worried with other matters would not be likely to steady the cotton market in any high degree.

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  • If the author or promoter of the work is one of the emperors, it is most likely to be Antoninus Caracalla.

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  • It was in the year 1260 when it first seemed likely that any results definitely affecting the course of the Crusades would flow from the action of the Mongols.

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  • Nothing is more likely than that Christianity gained adherents among the Therapeutae, and that their institutions were adapted to the new religion, just as they seem to have been borrowed by the Jews from the Egyptians.

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  • It is more likely that the cleansing power of soap is due to the inherent property of its solution to emulsionize fats.

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  • The .modern "balm of Gilead" or "Mecca balsam," an aromatic gum produced by the Balsamodendron opobalsamum, is more likely the Hebrew mor, which the English Bible wrongly renders "myrrh."

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  • It is more likely that he heard one of Plato's followers, inasmuch as Plato died when he was only four years old, if the above dates are correct.

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  • Most of the measures were rejected and the whole plan seemed likely to fail, when the situation was changed by the death of President Taylor and the accession of Millard Fillmore on the 9th of July 1850.

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  • Where a solution is likely to change in composition on keeping, such as potassium permanganate, iodine, sodium hydrate, &c., it is necessary to check or re-standardize it periodically.

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  • With iodine compounds, iodic acid is likely to be formed, and hence the solution must be reduced with sulphurous acid before precipitation with silver nitrate.

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  • But it is much more likely that Wagner would then have found his artistic difficulties too formidable to let the ideas descend to us from Walhalla and the Hall of the Grail at all.

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  • Such work deserves more recognition than it is ever likely to get.

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  • The letter is very likely referred to in Col.

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  • And this inflammation of the damaged tissues is very likely to cause mortification.

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  • 139), called that letter san which the Ionian Greeks called sigma; san seems more likely to be an attempt to reproduce the Semitic name.

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  • the three likely candidates for the Holy See were Cardinals Borgia, Ascanio Sforza and Giuliano della Rovere; at no previous or subsequent election were such immense sums of money spent on bribery, and Borgia by his great wealth succeeded in buying the largest number of votes, including that of Sforza, and to his intense joy he was elected on the Loth of August 1492, assuming the name of Alexander VI.

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  • That the former is the more likely we shall see presently.

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  • From a geographical point of view nothing is more likely, for the takin forms a type confined to Eastern Asia (Tibet and Szechuen), and it would be reasonable to expect that, like so many other peculiar forms from the same region, they should have representatives on the American side of the Pacific. (R.

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  • They were worth from 8 to 15% more, a fact due to the hope that in case of a counter-revolution they would be less likely to be discredited.

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  • In recent years there has been an immigration of Italians into Louisiana, which seems likely to prove of great social and economic importance.

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  • But he rightly felt that the social catastrophe would be most likely to break out in Russia, as the worst governed and the least civilized country.

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  • The sultan determined henceforth to appoint Greeks to the principalities as more likely to be subservient to his will than the natives hitherto appointed.

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  • Judging from the title of her book Dix annees d'exil, it should be put at 1804; judging from the time at which it became pretty clear that the first man in France and she who wished to be the first woman in France were not likely to get on together, it might be put several years earlier.

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  • cap. 2), though it is likely that Eusebius had no other authority than the works of Clement.

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  • 3) would render it likely that Clement left Alexandria on that occasion.

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  • The letter implies that he was known to the Antiochians, and that it was likely he would be still better known.

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  • It is, however, likely that this formation occurs in Greenland, for in Dana Bay, Captain Feilden found a species of Spirifera and Productus mesolobus or costatus, though it is possible that these fossils represent the " Ursa stage " (Heer) of the Lower Carboniferous.

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  • But many hold that his letters and essays are finer contributions to pure literature, and that on these exquisite mixtures of wisdom, pathos, melody and humour his fame is likely to be ultimately based.

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  • Germany and Russia had, temporarily at all events, withdrawn from the cooperation, but France came in for the first time in 1920, and it was understood that the United States was likely to join in the scheme of investigation.

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  • It seems likely that the coelomic pore-canals were originally excretory organs, but in the existing Enteropneusta the pore-canals (especially the collar canals) have, as we have seen, acquired new functions or become vestigial, and the function of excretion is now mainly accomplished by a structure peculiar to the Enteropneusta called the glomerulus, a vascular complex placed on either side of the anterior portion of the stomochord, projecting into the proboscis-coelom.

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  • Writing to Soult from Austria, Napoleon had placed the corps of Ney and Mortier under his orders, and said: "Wellesley will most likely advance by the Tagus against Madrid; in that case, pass the mountains, fall on his flank and rear, and crush him."

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  • The reason is that interment appears not to have been practised by the river-drift hunters, and the only bones likely to be found would be those accidentally preserved in caves or rock-shelters.

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  • The place of his burial was a matter of dispute in early Ireland, but it seems most likely that he was interred at Saul.

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  • In Africa it seems probable that the production of rubber from vines is likely to be entirely superseded in process of time, and replaced by the plantations of trees which are already being established in those districts in which careful experiment has determined the kind of rubber tree best adapted to the locality.

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  • and Central America is still the principal source of the rubber supply of the world, and is likely to continue to be so for many years to come.

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  • Although the cost of transport from the remote forest regions of some districts is a serious consideration, this is not likely to be operative in reducing production until there has been a considerable and permanent fall in price, by which time new areas in those countries in which planting is now taking place will probably have come into bearing.

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  • It was formerly thought to be only an autumnal or wintervisitor to Britain, but later experience has proved that, though there may very likely be an immigration in the fall of the year, it breeds in nearly all the English counties to Yorkshire, and abundantly in those nearest to London.

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  • " By those nine treaties," he said, " we have, I hope, dealt with all the questions that are likely to arise between the United States and Canada - questions relating to boundary; questions relating to the disposal and the use of boundary waters; questions relating to the fisheries in the international waters where the two countries adjoin one another; questions relating to the interests which we have in sealing in the Behring Sea, and many other matters."

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  • Is it likely that a prophet would begin a complaint against Chaldaean tyranny (admittedly central in the prophecy) by complaining of that wickedness of his fellow-countrymen which seems partly to justify it ?

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  • It is not likely, as many scholars have thought, that Akkad was ever used geographically as a distinctive appellation for northern Babylonia, or that the name Sumer denoted the southern part of the land, because kings who ruled only over Southern Babylonia used the double title "king of Sumer and Akkad," which was also employed by northern rulers who never established their sway farther south than Nippur, notably the great Assyrian conqueror Tiglath pileser III.

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  • The most likely distance of the sun may be stated in round numbers as 9 3,000,000 miles.

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  • The second includes definitions of technical terms in common use, together with so much of the elementary theory as is necessary for understanding the experimental work described in subsequent portions of the article; a number of formulae and results are given for purposes of reference, but the mathematical reasoning by which they are obtained is not generally detailed, authorities being cited whenever the demonstrations are not likely to be found in ordinary textbooks.

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  • Later papers 7 give the results of a more minute examination of those specimens which were remarkable for very low and very high permeabilities, and were therefore likely to be of commercial importance.

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  • The twelve who replaced the council of nine (as these had previously replaced the council of the nobles) consisted - both as individuals and as a party - of ignorant, incapable, turbulent men, who could neither rule the state with firmness nor confer prosperity on the republic. They speedily broke with the nobles, for whose manoeuvres they had at first been useful tools, and then split into two factions, one siding with the Tolomei, the other, the more restless and violent, with the Salimbeni and the noveschi (partisans of the nine), who, having still some influence in the city, probably fomented these dissensions, and, as we shall see later on, skilfully availed themselves of every chance likely to restore them to power.

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  • Dinizulu protested his loyalty to the British, nor was it likely that he viewed with approval the action of Bambaata, a comparatively unimportant and meddlesome chief.

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  • His relative, noting the lad's passionate addiction to study, solemnly warned him, against indulging such a taste, as likely to prove a fatal obstacle to his success in commercial life.

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  • The new sovereign was a lad of eighteen, who for the present was likely to be the mere mouthpiece of Schwarzenberg's policy.

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  • It is more than likely that he was indebted to earlier writers, whom he omits to mention, and whose works are now lost; nevertheless, but for this work, we should be led to assume that algebra was almost, if not entirely, unknown to the Greeks.

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  • If a character of much longer standing (certain properties of height, length, breadth, colour, &c.) had not become fixed and congenital after many thousands of successive generations of individuals had developed it in response to environment, but gave place to a new character when new moulding conditions operated on an individual (Lamarck's first law), why should we suppose that the new character is likely to become fixed and transmitted by mere heredity after a much shorter time of existence in response to environmental stimulus ?

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  • It is not likely that such a result will ever be fully attained in practice; but the case is worth stating, in order to show that there is no theoretical limit to the concentration FIG.

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  • It is probable that the Iranian element was stronger among the Sarmatae, whose power extended as the ruling clan of the Scyths became extinct; but it is quite likely that they in their turn were officered by some new horde from upper Asia.

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  • It is true that laws prohibiting slavery were in existence, but the Boer who periodically took up arms against his own appointed government was not likely to be, nor was he, restrained by laws.

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  • Men who would not pay taxes to their own appointed governments, and who were daily expecting to be allowed to return to that condition of anarchy which they had come to regard as the normal order of things, were not likely to respond willingly to the tax-gatherer's demands.

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  • On paper the scheme had everything to recommend it as the expedient most likely to bring about the desired end.

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  • So far as regards criminal offences, the maxim as to ignorantia juris admits of no exception, even in the case of a foreigner temporarily in England, who is likely to be ignorant of English law.

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  • It is also likely enough that they did not consider sensible matter to be a vehicle worthy to contain divine effluence and holy virtues, and knew that such rites were alien to early Christianity.

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  • It is hardly likely that the Thonraki of the 10th century would have rejected water-baptism and yet have retained unction with holy oil; this Gregory Magistros attests they did, but he is an unreliable witness.

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  • 2 This seems more likely than the alternative view that it was of elliptical shape and was folded before being put on.

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  • It is much more likely, as Verworn alleges, that the nerves which influence the characteristic function of any tissue regulate thereby the metabolism of the cells in question - in other words, that every nerve serves as a trophic nerve for the tissues it supplies.

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  • Quite likely the amyloid may be a combination of the substance with a proteid.

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  • The administration of the civil and criminal law involves frequent relations with medicine, and the professional subjects most likely to arise in that connexion, together with a summary of causes celebres, are formed into the department of Medical Jurisprudence.

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  • Reinhard, who considered Arthur O'Connor "a far abler man," accurately read the character of Lord Edward Fitzgerald as that of a young man "incapable of falsehood or perfidy, frank, energetic, and likely to be a useful and devoted instrument; but with no experience or extraordinary talent, and entirely unfit to be chief of a great party or leader in a difficult enterprise."

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  • Lord Rosebery, who until a short time before had seemed likely to co-operate, alone held aloof.

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  • Jerome followed, often carelessly, the accounts contained in the lost work of Suetonius De Viris Illustribus, written about two centuries after the death of Lucretius; and, although it is likely that Suetonius used the information transmitted by earlier grammarians, there is nothing to guide us to the original sources.

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  • A work characterized by such strength, consistency and continuity of thought is not likely to have been composed "in the intervals of madness" as Jerome says.

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  • Cicero, by his professed antagonism to the doctrines of Epicurus, by his inadequate appreciation of Lucretius himself and by the indifference which he shows to other contemporary poets, seems to have been neither fitted for the task of correcting the unfinished work of a writer whose genius was so distinct from his own, nor likely to have cordially undertaken such a task.

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  • Both were likely to make bad blood, for the latter was, under the mask of easy verse, a satire on contemporary French literature, especially on J.

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  • The London County Council maintains a number of industrial schools and reformatories, both in London and in the country, for children who have shown or are likely to be misled into a ii phaa- tendency towards lawlessness.

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  • Remains of Roman villas are found in Southwark, which was evidently a portion of Londinium, and it therefore hardly seems likely that a bridge-building people such as the Romans would remain contented with a ferry.

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  • This will increase the cost of boring and will render the holes more likely to swerve from the true direction.

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  • In extreme cases the results from boring are likely to be untrustworthy and misleading unless the work is done on such a scale that the cost becomes prohibitory.

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  • In the case of such altered deposits surface exploration alone is likely to be misleading, and it is important to push the underground exploration far enough to reach the unaltered part of the deposit, or at least deep enough to make it certain that there is a sufficient quantity of altered or enriched ore to form the basis of profitable mining operations.

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  • It is probable that the carbon monoxide seriously affects the general health and vitality of the men, and renders them more likely to succumb to phthisis.

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  • As the staff fully foresaw, the enemy would exert greater vigilance than had been the case while the withdrawals had been in progress from the northern areas, these having given the Ottoman authorities warning of what was likely to happen.

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  • Indeed it is easier to explain some of the differences between the Acts and St Paul's Epistles on this assumption than on that of authorship by a writer who would have felt more dependent upon the information which might be gathered from those Epistles, and who would have been more likely to have had a collection of them at hand, if his work was composed c. A.D.

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  • It seems more likely that he had a good many distinct oral traditions for this part of the history and that he used them freely, sometimes substituting them for passages of the Marcan document, sometimes altering the latter in accordance therewith.

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  • It seems likely that French traders ascended the river as far as the site of the present city in the first half of the sixteenth century, and according to some writers a temporary trading post was established here about 1540.

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  • Since 1894 the country has been practically undisturbed, and large numbers of Kachins are enlisted, and ready to enlist in the military police, and seem likely to form as good troops as the Gurkhas of Nepal.

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  • Dredging for gold, however, seems likely to prove very profitable and gold dust is found in practically every river in the hills.

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  • The Babylonian god Ea, however, is more likely to be meant.

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  • By some authors it is referred to the eagles, by others to the buzzards, and by others again to the hawks; but possibly the first of these alliances is the most likely to be true.

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  • With regard to his death, he is said to have been thrown into the sea by Alcibiades, whom he had attacked in one of his plays, but it is more likely that he died fighting for his country.

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  • The best results from extraction by diffusion have been obtained in Java, where there is an abundance of clear, good water; but in the Hawaiian Islands, and in Cuba and Demerara, diffusion has been abandoned on several well mounted estates and replaced by double and triple crushing; and it is not likely to be resorted to again, as the extra cost of working is not compensated by the slight increase of sugar produced.

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  • He was ordained priest at Rome, and was, even before the end of 1550, mentioned as a likely candidate for the cardinal's hat.

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  • Soils containing less than 25% of potash are likely to need special application of potash fertilizers to give good results, while those containing as much as.

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  • Similarly soils with less than i% of nitrogen are likely to be benefited by applications of nitrogenous manures.

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  • If the soil is allowed to become dry and pulverized, rain is likely to run off or " puddle the surface without penetrating it more than a very short distance.

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  • The shade-grown tobacco was, however, hardly likely for making wrappers to be excelled by any tobacco in the world.

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  • Fortunately, however, the small amounts of any of them that are likely to be found in commercial zinc are not for most purposes very deleterious.

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  • The poor landowner, likely to lose all that he had from one kind of oppression or another, went to the great landowner, his neighbour, whose position gave him immunity from attack or the power to prevent official abuses, and begged to be protected.

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  • If now, in addition to his own expenses, the soldier must provide a horse and its keeping, the system was likely to break down altogether.

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  • When conditions so changed that government could free itself from its dependence on the baron, feudalism disappeared as the organization of society; when a professional class arose to form the judiciary, when the increased circulation of money made regular taxation possible and enabled the government to buy military and other services, and when better means of intercommunication and the growth of common ideas made a wide centralization possible and likely to be permanent.

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  • This very likely formed the nucleus of a book which bore the name of that sheik and was much read in the 3rd century from the Flight.

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  • It is not likely that the Avars, living in their "ring" encampments, destroyed the Roman municipium; and Becs, the Hungarian name for Vienna to this day, is susceptible of a Slavonic interpretation only, and would seem to indicate that the site had been occupied in Slavonic times.

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  • This date, then, is a likely lower limit for Hermas's revision of his earlier prophetic memoranda, and their publication in a single homogeneous work, such as the Shepherd appears to be.

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  • In cases where the condenser is likely to become plugged there is a pipe by means of which live steam can be injected into the condenser.

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  • It is likely that the name was differently understood in different periods and.

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  • There is no evidence to show that the Vincent who was sub-prior of this foundation in 1246 is the encyclopaedist; nor indeed is it likely that a man of such abnormally studious habits could have found time to attend to the daily business routine of a monastic establishment.

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  • When Eusebius placed MwpavIel near Eleutheropolis it is not likely that he is thinking of Mareshah (Maresa), for he speaks of the former as a village and of the latter as a ruin 2 m.

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  • The investigations of Japanese botanists are adding constantly to the above number, and it is not likely that finality will be reached for some time.

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  • For a moment, when the tide of Western civilization swept over Japan, the NO seemed likely to b permanently submerged.

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  • The Tokyo decorators are not likely, therefore, to change their present methods immediately.

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  • This new departure reached its climax in the Tokugawa mausolea of Yedo and NikkO, which are enriched by the possession of the most splendid applications of lacquer decoration the world has ever seen, nor is it likely that anything of comparable beauty and grandeur will be again produced in the same line.

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  • of danger; or by beating him out of the jungle with a line of elephants, the guns being stationed at the points where he is most likely to break cover.

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  • It is most likely that Mist had found out that Defoe was a government agent and quite probable that he communicated his knowledge to other editors, for Defoe's journalistic employment almost ceased about this time, and he began to write anonymously, or as "Andrew Moreton."

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  • For most of these, however, we have no authority but Lee's own impressions of style, &c.; and consequently, though the best qualified judges will in most cases agree that Defoe may very likely have written them, it cannot positively be stated that he did.

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  • Such a theory must be mythical in form, and, after gods have arisen, is likely to be a theogony (0E6s, god) as well as a cosmogony (Babylonia, Egypt, Phoenicia, Polynesia).

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  • This arrangement, though short-lived, is significant of the decay of the political influence of the Eupatridae, and it is not likely that they recovered, even in practice, any real control of the government.

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  • The word will well bear this sense in the two passages in which Sophocles (Electra, 162, 859) applies it to Orestes; and it is likely enough that after the disappearance of the old Eupatridae as a political corporation, the name was adopted in a different sense, but not without a claim to the distinction inherent in the older sense, by one of the oldest of the clans.

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  • It would seem, indeed, that any process by which the particles of two metals are intimately mingled and brought into close contact, so that diffusion of one metal into the other can take place, is likely to result in the formation of an alloy.

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  • Thus far Latin literature, of which the predominant characteristics are dignity, gravity and fervour of feeling, seemed likely to become a mere vehicle of amusement adapted to all classes of the people in their holiday mood.

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  • It was not, however, by his equals in station that the first feeling was likely to be entertained.

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  • These sculptures, which are in rough limestone, most likely belong to the earlier building, as their surface is in a better state of preservation than could be possible if they had been long exposed to the air.

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  • The lower courses are left rough and were most likely hidden.

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  • In the circumstances Frederick William's intervention in European affairs was not likely to prove of benefit to Prussia.

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  • He was hampered, however, by want of funds, and his counsels were distracted by the affairs of Poland, which promised a richer booty than was likely to be gained by the anti-revolutionary crusade into France.

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  • The influence that Rosicrucianism had in the modernizing of ancient Freemasonry early in the 18th century must have been slight, if any, though it is likely that as the century advanced, and additional ceremonies were grafted on to the first three degrees, Rosicrucian tenets were occasionally introduced into the later rituals.

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  • Some authorities indeed consider, and very likely with good reason, that this was the site of the Etruscan city, and that the Piano di Civita, which lies further inland and commands but little view of the sea, was only occupied in Roman times.

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  • On the other side, it is said that the men who are doing well at home are the ones least likely to emigrate, because they have least to gain.

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  • Moreover, the creed is quoted by his rival Avitus, bishop of Vienne 490-523, who quotes clause 22, as from the Rule of Catholic Faith, but was not likely to value a composition of Caesarius so highly.

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  • If the creed-phrases needed sharpening against the revived Nestorian error of the Adoptianists, it is scarcely likely to have been written during the generation following the condemnation of Nestorius in 431.

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  • This is a subject which has grown in importance and is likely to grow further.

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  • The very intensity of that phase of modern thought which declaims fervently against all creeds, and would maintain what George Eliot called " the right of the individual to general haziness," is likely to draw all Christian thinkers nearer to one another in sympathy through acceptance of the Apostles' Creed as the common basis of Christian thought.

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  • They probably represent an old population perhaps connected with some Caucasus stock; in spite of the resemblance of the name Taurisci they are not likely to be Celts.

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  • To the west, beyond the theatre, one might find the temple of Athena Chalinitis and the fountain Lerna, and somewhere near Glauce, the Odeum and the tomb of Medea's children; but it is more likely that they have disappeared.

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  • No official receives a salary; he has certain districts made over to him, and he may get what he can out of them; a certain portion of his gains he is compelled to send to the durbar; and the more he extorts and the more he sends to his superior, the longer his tenure of office is likely to be."

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  • Dingli adapted a considerable portion of the Napoleonic Code in a series of Malta Ordinances, but stopped short at points likely to cause agitation.

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  • probabilior, more likely), which holds that when there is a preponderance of evidence on one side of a controversy that side is presumably right.

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  • It was argued by Andrew Lang that Wood was likely to show these letters to Lennox; and that as Lennox follows Moray's version of Mary's long and murderous letter, and does not follow Letter II., the murderous letter (a forgery) was then part of the dossier of Mary's accusers.

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  • Henderson prefers the hypothesis that Lennox had lost Crawford's notes; and that the identities are explained by the "remarkably good memories of Crawford and Mary, or by the more likely supposition that Crawford, before preparing his declaration for the conference" (at Westminster, December 1568) "refreshed his memory by the letter."

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  • But the distinctions between many of these rest on comparatively slight characters, and it is likely that TER21...-.

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  • Nothing is more likely than that the princes of the "Christian families" who had got possession of the throne of northern Abyssinia should have wished to strengthen themselves by a connexion with European Christendom, and to establish relations with Jerusalem, then in Christian hands.

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  • The arrangements for this purpose vary, of course, with the amount of work to be done with one fixing of the machinery; where it is likely to be used for a considerable time, the drum and brake are solidly constructed, and the ropes of steel or iron wire carefully guided over friction rollers, placed at intervals between the rails to prevent them from chafing and wearing out on the ground.

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  • Coal dust alone, without any gas, may cause a dangerous explosion if ignited by a blown-out shot; but such cases are likely to be exceptional.

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  • p. 21) leave little room for doubt as to their origin, which, when the cryptogamic habit and common range of their putative parents, the former unknown to the author last-named, is considered, will seem to be still more likely.

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  • The most that can be said is that the names have lingered in the Jordan valley in a vague tradition - very likely helped by, if not entirely due to, literary accounts of the catastrophe - just as has the name of Lot himself in the Arab name of the Dead Sea.

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  • The situation was critical, for the hard-won domains of the house of Capet seemed likely to fall to pieces during a minority.

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  • This distinction is probably the most fundamental one, and itself supports a conclusion which is, on other grounds, becoming more and more likely, namely, that these two divisions are not related phylogenetically; but have, on the contrary, a radically different origin.

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  • According to a later version, he was a lame schoolmaster, sent by the Athenians as likely to be of the least assistance to the Spartans (Justin iii.

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  • If they attempt to leave they are guilty of crimen laesae majestatis, and are likely to be burned.

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  • Attempts to estimate the width of the gulf separating the Church of England in Elizabeth's time from the corresponding institution as it existed in the early years of her father's reign are likely to be gravely affected by personal bias.

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  • Nor is the impression which its enunciation in Kant made, likely to have been lightened in this country by the connexion that was sure to be traced between Berkeleyanism and the new teaching or by the form which the doctrine received at the hands of T.

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  • On behalf of the older it may be confidently affirmed that no solution is likely to find general acceptance which involves the rejection of the conception of unity and intelligible order as the primary principle of our world.

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  • As little from the side of knowledge is it likely that any theory will find acceptance which reduces all thought to a process of analysis and the discovery of abstract identity.

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  • Any attempt here to anticipate what the course of an idealism inspired by such a spirit of caution and comprehension is likely to be cannot but appear dogmatic.

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  • The solution here suggested is probably more likely to meet with opposition from the side of Idealism than of Pragmatism.

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  • If there be any truth in this suggestion it seems likely that the last word of idealism, like the first, will prove to be that the type of the highest reality is to be sought for not in any fixed Parmenidean circle of achieved being but in an ideal of good which while never fully expressed under the form of time can never become actual and so fulfil itself under any other.

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  • In the intervening period the assessed valuation of realty in Boston increased more than 100%, while that of personalty slightly diminished (the corresponding figures for the entire United States from 1860 to 1890 being 172% and 12%), yet the most competent business and expert opinions regarded the true value of personalty as at least equal to and most likely twice as great as that of realty.

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  • It is in this direction, which is being actively followed up in the dominions and colonies, that the production of alcohol for use in internal-combustion engines is most likely to advance so far as the British Empire is concerned.

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  • Its manufacture from carbide is only possible where very cheap power is available, and its conversion from the quantities of ethylene removable from coal and coke-oven gas, even should a cheap process be worked out, is not likely to add very materially to the world's liquid-fuel supplies.

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  • If so, these are likely one day to crystallize into full dogmas; and, even while not yet " declared," they have the same claim upon faith.

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  • As Herberstein had travelled in Poland, it is probable that he had seen both species alive, and the drawings were most likely executed under his own direction.

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  • Corps (Lobau), to save it, if possible, from a harassing countermarch, as it appeared likely that it would only be wanted for the march to Brussels.

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  • Efforts have been almost unceasingly made since 1872 by statistical experts in periodical conference to bring about a general understanding, first, as to the subjects which may be considered most likely to be ascertained with approximate accuracy at a census, and secondly - a point of scarcely less importance - as to the form in which the results of the inquiry should be compiled in order to render comparison possible between the facts recorded in the different areas.

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  • The standard set up by eminent statisticians, therefore, may be taken to represent an ideal, not likely to be attained anywhere under present conditions, but towards which each successive census may be expected to advance.

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  • It was violently opposed as "subversive of the last remains of English liberty" and as likely to result in "some public misfortune or an epidemical distemper."

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  • Then, again, as to the scope of the inquiry, the administrative purposes for which information is thus collected vary greatly in the different countries, and the inquiry, too, has to be limited to what the conditions of the locality allow, and the population dealt with is likely to be able and willing to answer.

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  • But manufacturers are likely to suspect the objects.

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  • In the South artificial grassing went on for a time hand in hand with cereal-growing, which by 1876 seemed likely to develop on a considerable scale, thanks to the importation of American agricultural machinery, which the settlers were quick to utilize.

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  • A less likely view is that the " angels " are the human representatives of the churches, the bishops or chief presbyters.

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  • At times he seemed likely to succeed, but amid the violent oscillations.

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  • It has been usual to represent him as a mere boy at this time, but of late years various considerations have been pointed out which make it more likely that he was a young_ man.

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  • When the interval between a flash and a report is measured, the personal equations for the two arrivals are, in all probability, different, that for the flash being most likely less than that for the sound.

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  • In the first case the waves are more likely to reach and be perceived by an observer level with the source, while in the second case they may go over his head and not be heard at all.

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  • ix.) used a string loaded at the middle point so that the higher tones were several octaves above the fundamental, and so not likely to be mistaken for it; he found that with 37 vibrations per second a very weak sensation of tone was heard, but with 34 there was scarcely anything audible left.

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  • And it is not so likely that Mark should have mistaken it for a distinct incident as that an editor of his Gospel should have done so.

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  • The predisposing circumstances which affected Montaigne were thus likely to incline him to scepticism, to ethical musings on the vanity of life and the like.

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  • - The external forces acting on a bridge may be classified as follows: (t) The live or temporary load, for road bridges the weight of a dense crowd uniformly distributed, or the weight of a heavy wagon or traction engine; for railway bridges the weight of the heaviest train likely to come on the bridge.

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  • an hour is likely to reach 40 to 50% for girder spans of less than 50 ft.

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  • All that can be done is to assume a set of loads likely to produce somewhat severer straining than any probable actual rolling loads.

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  • As compared with copaiba in this connexion cubebs has the advantages of being less disagreeable to take and somewhat less likely to disturb the digestive apparatus in prolonged administration.

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  • Briefly, the duty of maintaining industries was made obligatory, and in the last resort the military authorities were empowered to take them over, though this was not likely to happen as long as the high prices continued and the Government supplied raw materials.

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  • He may fairly be regarded as the founder of the system of state education in India, and he probably did more than any other Indian administrator to further every likely scheme for the promotion of native education.

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  • Whether in form addressed to Diognetus, the tutor of Marcus Aurelius, as a typical cultured observer of Christianity, or to some other eminent person of the same name in the locality of its origin, or, as seems more likely, to cultured Greeks generally, personified under the significant name "Diognetus" ("Heaven-born," cf.

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  • Louis Philippe and Guizot had planned the marriage of the duke of Montpensier with the infanta Louisa of Spain, younger sister of Queen Isabella, who, it was thought at the time, was not likely ever to have children.

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  • The queen must say that she cannot view without alarm possible consequences of another year of agitation on the Irish Church, and she would ask the archbishop seriously to consider, in case the concessions to which the government may agree should not go so far as he may himself wish, whether the postponement of the settlement for another year may not be likely to result in worse rather than in better terms for the Church.

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  • He was, however, less likely than most men to endure the position of second in command, and in 1740 he became tutor at Lyons to the children of M.

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  • 14 Its design was most likely to serve as a sort of thema coeli at the time of the birth of Caesarion.

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  • The peaceful internal development of Siam seemed also likely to be favoured by the events that were taking place outside her frontiers.

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  • In the grand duchy the forest has almost entirely disappeared, but owing to the compulsory law of replanting in Belgium this fate does not seem likely to attend the Belgian Ardennes.

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  • For the collection of data he necessarily relied upon the labours of a corps of assistants, and the publications named represent, properly speaking, an encyclopaedia rather than a unified history; but as a storehouse of material their value is great and is likely to be enduring.

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  • Lilies, however, are not a conspicuous feature in the flora of Palestine, and the red anemone (Anemone coronaria), with which all the hill-sides of Galilee are dotted in the spring, is perhaps more likely to have suggested the figure.

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  • No successor of Chrysostom was likely to receive much good-will from the nephew and successor of Theophilus of Alexandria.

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  • And this is no doubt the right date, for works written by Jews in the 2nd century would not be likely to become current in the Christian Church.

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  • It is very likely also that he was concerned in the drawing up of the Legis Actiones published by Flavius.

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  • The obvious objection to this view is that a work of such importance, composed at so comparatively late a date, is scarcely likely to have perished so completely as to leave no trace; if there were one poet held as an authority, the name of that poet would surely have been mentioned.

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  • In her thirteenth year her brother promised her in marriage to Alphonso of Portugal, but she firmly refused to consent; her resistance seemed less likely to be effectual in the case of Pedro Giron, grand master of the order of Calatrava and brother of the marquis of Villena, to whom she was next affianced, when she was delivered from her fears by the sudden death of the bridegroom while on his way to the nuptials in 1466.

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  • Dupuy's new cabinet would be strong enough to reconcile public opinion to such a result; but, to the surprise of outside observers, it was no sooner discovered how the judges were likely to decide than M.

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  • A single compiler is not likely to have introduced double recensions of one and the same psalm (as Ps.

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  • Men who imagined that they might at any moment be caught up to meet the Lord in the air were not likely to take steps for the instruction of the generations that might come after them.

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  • Gregory's notation is more generally used, and Scrivener's, though still followed by a few English scholars, is likely to become obsolete.

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  • which are likely to be discovered.

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  • Weiss (Das Neue Testament, Leipzig, 1894-1900), but the method followed in this is so subjective and pays so little attention to the evidence of the versions that it is not likely to be permanently important.

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  • It is difficult to see how texts, geographically so wide apart as the Old Latin and Old Syriac would seem to be, are likely to agree in error, but it is certainly true that some readings found in both texts seem to have little probability.

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  • But the confusion in question would only be possible, or at any rate likely, if there really was a census at the time of the Nativity; and it is no more improbable that Herod should have held, or permitted to be held, a local census than that Archelaus of Cappadocia in the reign of Tiberius (Tacitus, Ann.

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  • The balance of internal evidence - copyists being more likely to accentuate than to diminish the precision of a note of time - inclines, like the balance of external evidence, against the article.

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  • Nor was her legitimacy ever legally established; but after Jane Seymour's death, when Henry seemed likely to have no further issue, she was by act of parliament placed next in order of the succession after Edward and Mary and their issue; and this statutory arrangement was confirmed by the will which Henry VIII.

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  • Each of them he thought likely to extend to two large quarto volumes, and on both he expended an unusual amount of enthusiasm and energy.

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  • It seems likely, as St Aymour suggests, that two towns, the native Segesta and the Roman fortress called by Strabo /bract 'Ipoupcov, ultimately united under the single name of Siscia.

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  • On the other hand, it is by no means impossible that the distinction drawn by Bede was based solely on the names Essex (East Seaxan), East Anglia, &c. We need not doubt that the Angli and the Saxons were different nations originally; but from the evidence at our disposal it seems likely that they had practically coalesced in very early times, perhaps even before the invasion.

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  • Another idea which has haunted the older metrologists, but is still less likely, is the connexion of various measures with degrees on the earth's surface.

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  • This formation of the Greek system (25) is only an inference from the facts yet known, for we have not sufficient information to prove it, though it seems much the simplest and most likely history.

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  • Such theories, as we have noticed, are extremely likely to be only approximations in ancient times, even if recognized then; and our data are quite inadequate for clearing the subject.

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  • By the theory of maris 1/5 of 20.6 cubed is 1755; by maris = Assyrian talent, 1850, in place of 1850 or 1980 stated above; hence the more likely theory of weight, rather than cubit, connexion is nearer to the facts.

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  • By the theory (18) of 2 metretes = cube of the 18.67 cubit from the 12.45 foot, the cotyle would be about 25.4, within 0.4; but then such a cubit is unknown among measures, and not likely to be formed, as 12.4 is (3/5)ths of 20.6.

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  • The tema is the same name as the large wheat measure (35), which was worth 30,000 to 19,000 grains of copper, according to Ptolemaic receipts and accounts (Rev. Eg., 1881, 150), and therefore very likely worth to utens of copper in earlier times when metals were scarcer.

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  • But the fraction 1/128, or a continued binary division repeated seven times, is such a likely mode of rude subdivision that little stress can be laid on this.

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  • Probably the 129 and 224 systems coexisted in the country; but on the whole it seems more likely that 129 or rather 258 grains was the Hebrew shekel before the Ptolemaic times -- especially as the 100 shekels to the mina is paralleled by the following Persian system (Hultsch) --

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  • and, considering that the two Hebrew cubits are the Babylonian and Persian units, and the volumes are also Babylonian, it is the more likely that the weights should have come with these.

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  • More likely then the 147 and 129 units originated independently in Egypt and Babylonia.

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  • Such seems the most likely history of it, and this is in exact accord with the full original weight of each system.

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  • As the personal friend of the Russian emperor his influence in the councils of the Allies was likely to be of great service.

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  • It is here distinctly stated that some Scotsman in the year 1594, in a letter to Tycho Brahe, gave him some hope of the logarithms; and as Kepler joined Tycho after his expulsion from the island of Huen, and had been so closely associated with him in his work, he would be likely to be correct in any assertion of this kind.

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  • But Caesar, for party reasons, was bound to oppose the execution of the conspirators; while Crassus, who shared in the accusation, was the richest man in Rome and the least likely to further anarchist plots.

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  • But it is not likely that such is the case.

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  • As one of the Aztec chiefs at the time of the founding of their city was called Tenoch, it is likely that from him was derived the name Tenochtitlan or " Stone-cactus place."

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  • The great drainage scheme which completed the works of the 17th century by taking out the surplus waters of the southern lakes of the valley of Mexico was devised in 1856, begun under Maximilian, proceeded with intermittently till 1885, then taken up with improved plans, practically completed by 1896, and inaugurated in 1900; 2 the harbour of Vera Cruz was finished in 1902; the Tehuantepec railway, likely to prove a formidable rival to any interoceanic canal, was opened on the 24th of January 1906.

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  • To Cornwallis he wrote in May: "Had you intimated the probability of your intention, I should certainly have endeavoured to stop you, as I did then as well as now consider such a move likely to be dangerous to our interests in the Southern Colonies."

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  • This direct mode of transmission is most likely a secondary acquirement.

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