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  • That sends you down another line of thought.

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  • She was near the line of what she was there to do, if not over it.

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  • She made sure her computer was solely a word processor with no on line capabilities so no one could ever hack into it.

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  • The line was silent for a few moments and then Mary let loose with a heavy sigh.

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  • "I'll keep her in line," Dusty assured him.

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  • "She sure isn't the biggest spoon in the soup line," Quinn muttered.

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  • The voice on the other end of the line responded dryly.

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  • As they walked back down the dune, she dragged her hand in a wavy line, trying to obliterate their tracks.

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  • The line had never been used.

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  • The announcement went on to describe what the young boy was wearing and listed a tip line phone number to call with information.

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  • He had fastened one end of the strap to a wheel of the buggy, and now he let the line dangle over the side of the house.

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  • The line down the highway blurred for a second and she realized she had nearly fallen asleep.

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  • His kiss was no more out of line than her response.

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  • There was a fine line between protecting and smothering, though.

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  • Being first in line one day meant being last in line the next.

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  • The four freight wagons pulled into a single line behind her.

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  • Her gaze tried to outrun the headlights and then followed the broken line on the highway as it leaped from the dark and shot forward, disappearing under the truck.

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  • "Betsy is on the extension line," I told him.

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  • She searched out other tip line numbers and the Warwick Police as well.

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  • We need a tip line that will guarantee what we say is taken seriously and acted upon with haste.

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  • A special tip line was established.

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  • Indeed, they sometimes dive below this line, as it were by mistake, and are undeceived.

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  • He paused only long enough to locate her, and then made a straight line for her.

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  • Above this line the head rises one and one-fourth inches.

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  • As my finger tips trace line and curve, they discover the thought and emotion which the artist has portrayed.

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  • "Second line... have you written it?" he continued dictating to the clerk.

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  • What she needed was a line item veto.

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  • His lips formed a hard line and his eyes turned cold.

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  • We conveyed the meager information to a national tip line, fearing it might be too little too late.

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  • She bends over her book with a look of intense interest, and as the forefinger of her left hand runs along the line, she spells out the words with the other hand; but often her motions are so rapid as to be unintelligible even to those accustomed to reading the swift and varied movements of her fingers.

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  • I caught fish with hook and line and pole.

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  • She then moved her finger to the next line with an expression of eager interest.

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  • That's the oldest line in the world.

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  • Instead of using our usual tip line, we conveyed the information directly to Detroit where the abduction took place.

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  • The country requires a minimum wage because workers paid below the poverty line have an added cost on society.

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  • There was a fine line between being frugal and being a miser.

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  • A line of cool fire remained.

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  • That was out of line.

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  • If someone were trying to get a line on the whereabouts of Vinnie Baratto, they would all have to exercise more caution driving to the Pocono hide­out.

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  • "In the movies that would be considered a very"—she annunciated each syllable—"pro-voc-a-tive line."

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  • Nothing had been stolen and after yesterday's encounter with the blue Ford, all agreed they had a line on the prime suspects.

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  • I chose not to teach her the tongue of our forefathers, for I intended her to start our line anew, without the taint of the creature.

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  • The Transandine line, designed to open railway communication between Buenos Aires and Valparaiso, was so far completed early in 1909 that on the Argentine side only the summit tunnel, 2 m.

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  • Cenis Tunnel) and via Dijon and Pontarlier (for the Simplon), and also has a direct line along the Mediterranean coast from Marseilles to Genoa via Toulon and Nice.

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  • Also, as we are masters of Ulm, we cannot be deprived of the advantage of commanding both sides of the Danube, so that should the enemy not cross the Lech, we can cross the Danube, throw ourselves on his line of communications, recross the river lower down, and frustrate his intention should he try to direct his whole force against our faithful ally.

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  • Another emissary rode to the Russian line to announce the peace negotiations and to offer the Russian army the three days' truce.

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  • Till the Tsar reached it, each regiment in its silence and immobility seemed like a lifeless body, but as soon as he came up it became alive, its thunder joining the roar of the whole line along which he had already passed.

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  • When she came to the line, "There's freedom at thy gates, and rest," she exclaimed: "It means America!

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  • Making another hole directly over it with an ice chisel which I had, and cutting down the longest birch which I could find in the neighborhood with my knife, I made a slip-noose, which I attached to its end, and, letting it down carefully, passed it over the knob of the handle, and drew it by a line along the birch, and so pulled the axe out again.

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  • His hussars were placed along the line in couples and he himself rode along the line trying to master the sleepiness that kept coming over him.

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  • Oh yes, in the skirmishing line... pass and watchword-- shaft, Olmutz.

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  • After passing some Austrian troops he noticed that the next part of the line (the Guards) was already in action.

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  • In historical works on the year 1812 French writers are very fond of saying that Napoleon felt the danger of extending his line, that he sought a battle and that his marshals advised him to stop at Smolensk, and of making similar statements to show that the danger of the campaign was even then understood.

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  • That part of the line was not entrenched and in front of it the ground was more open and level than elsewhere.

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  • In the disposition it is said first that the batteries placed on the spot chosen by Napoleon, with the guns of Pernetti and Fouche; which were to come in line with them, 102 guns in all, were to open fire and shower shells on the Russian fleches and redoubts.

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  • "Why's that fellow in front of the line?" shouted somebody at him again.

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  • Each day they changed positions in line so that no one ate the dust from all the wagons every day.

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  • When I assured him we were indeed speaking on a secure line he took a deep breath.

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  • There was silence on the line for a half minute.

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  • I caught MBTA Silver Line to South Station, for my 11:15 departure.

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  • She couldn't bear the thought of him returning to the troubled teen he'd been and tried to think of something to say to straddle the line between mothering him and letting him be his own person.

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  • Her residence was compliments of Janet O'Brien, one of a long line of Bird Song's temporary domestics.

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  • So these former farmers got jobs in factories, learned to repair equipment, solved problems, became line managers, suggested improvements to processes, and got paid for their effort.

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  • From the northwest angle of Nova Scotia, viz., that angle which is formed by a line drawn due north from the source of St. Croix River to the highlands; along the said highlands which divide those rivers that empty themselves into the river St. Lawrence ...

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  • I called her attention to the following line, and, although she knew only the three words, CAT, EAT and MOUSE, she caught the idea.

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  • I hardly ever failed, when I rambled through the village, to see a row of such worthies, either sitting on a ladder sunning themselves, with their bodies inclined forward and their eyes glancing along the line this way and that, from time to time, with a voluptuous expression, or else leaning against a barn with their hands in their pockets, like caryatides, as if to prop it up.

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  • He walked about in front of the line and at every step pulled himself up, slightly arching his back.

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  • The regimental commander, going up to the line himself, ordered the soldiers to change into their greatcoats.

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  • Having inspected the country opposite the Shevardino Redoubt, Napoleon pondered a little in silence and then indicated the spots where two batteries should be set up by the morrow to act against the Russian entrenchments, and the places where, in line with them, the field artillery should be placed.

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  • Was she pushing the good-kid, bad-kid behavior, the line between right and wrong, a bit too far?

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  • She could almost see him standing before his mirror practicing the line before going to the bars to pick up chicks.

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  • His lips thinned to a straight line.

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  • Immediately Howard was on the line.

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  • She knew that when she accepted the job so any complaint at this point would be out of line.

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  • For a minute she was afraid she had stepped over the line.

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  • At Mary's startled look, she was afraid she had stepped over the line.

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  • I was way out of line.

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  • Life was moving along rapidly with our singlehood sliding toward the finish line.

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  • It was your notes that Ben conveyed to the tip line.

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  • He had already returned by the time Martha called a national tip line.

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  • Martha too was exasperated as she sought the most responsive tip line.

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  • His deep breath echoed across the line.

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  • I was alone, back in New York, on a totally secure line.

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  • After a silent prayer, I telephoned the tip line.

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  • Martha cataloged the recordings and continued to provide clear and precise notes that either Betsy or I conveyed on the tip line.

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  • Can you find a filial connection on line?

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  • Do you think he's one of people we tipped about to the line?

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  • It's sometimes a he and sometimes a she on the line.

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  • There must be a lot of people answering a national tip line.

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  • Her boss said she was reasonable intelligent when we set her up as the main person answering your designated tip line.

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  • I went back to my computer to retrieve a phone number, then on to the secure phone line.

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  • There was a crackle on the line.

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  • Here, call me back on this land line.

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  • Let me put my man on the line.

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  • I related in detail what I'd learned on line.

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  • Heading south, near the Massachusetts line.

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  • If you want to eat, the line's out back.

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  • We don't start serving until five o'clock called one of a half dozen women setting out food on a steam line.

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  • He wrenched Sofi off the ground in a tight bear hug and deposited her on the other side of the gate line.

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  • It dead-ended at the cottage, surrounded by a stone fence line.

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  • I'll help you keep your woman in line.

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  • Did I screw up somewhere along the line?

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  • When the meal ended and the dishes were put to bed, the three withdrew to the parlor, now empty of guests who were either dining uptown or waiting in line to do so.

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  • Can you at least stay on the line?

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  • Dean was feeling more comfortable that Cynthia just needed time to get her priorities in line.

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  • "I imagine she'd have kept trying if the line was busy," Dean answered.

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  • He'd have all he could do to keep his own screaming nerves in line.

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  • "End of the line," Dean said as he studied Martha's map.

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  • When he was finished, the quiet continued to the point where he wondered if she were still on the line.

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  • It's a pain that I have to ask the voters for it, but I draw the line at the water fight.

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  • Then the line went dead.

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  • Not at the head of the line when brains were passed out, but basically a good slob.

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  • The two women chatted amicably, as if they'd known one another for a lifetime, with Cynthia pointing out the sights with a running line of commentary.

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  • He knew Cynthia would not look kindly on any direct line of questioning in the personal area of parentage.

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  • Dean turned away from the frightened woman and hurriedly tied one end of the line to the back bumper of his Jeep.

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  • He tried to hold the flashlight, but he needed both hands to secure the line.

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  • He bent down and retrieved the line.

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  • She sat down, clutching the line with both hands.

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  • He tied the line around Dean's waist with practiced fingers, keeping it below Dean's naked upper torso.

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  • One member of Mountain Rescue grabbed him under the arms while another unfastened his line, but he shook off their ministrations while he tried to focus on the activity going on around him.

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  • Dean's Jeep was at the uphill end of the line of cluttered vehicles and Lydia Larkin was long gone by the time he was free to leave.

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  • She unfastened the belt of her robe and hunched up, pushing it aside, letting it fall open just enough to expose an uninterrupted line of flesh from between her breasts, and down her torso and leg.

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  • Mr. Dean, would you please discuss the circumstances of your injury in the line of duty?

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  • Dean was glad to see Fred's line of reasoning stray away from the Dawkinses.

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  • Dean sensed Fred had finished his own web business before unhooking and was content to let the waiting line of users cool their respective heels.

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  • Paul was number three in the computer line, behind Brandon Westlake, and brother Joseph.

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  • She didn't want to talk whilst I was there, figuring maybe the line was tapped or something.

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  • By the time he was on line, introductions were over and a male voice was discussing the search for Patsy Boyd and Martha.

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  • "Welcome to the starting line," Dean said as they rocked away their frustrations.

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  • They soon reached an area where the street was sectioned off, and a line of white-topped tents lined the street.

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  • His thumb brushed her jaw line.

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  • Gabriel checked Cora's thoughts, relieved to find her clean and started down the line.

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  • He walked down the line to the nearest of the five the demons had approached with offers and paused before the Immortal with icy blue eyes.

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  • Gabriel went down the line.

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  • It's a hard line for me to walk.

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  • Fortunately, I'm not the one with my soul on the line.

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  • Irritated by her tone, he reached in and ran his hand down the line of her sweaters.

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  • What was on the line?

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  • Alex and Bill had run a water line to the hutches, so they had a constant supply of fresh water.

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  • Right now I'm having difficulty deciding where you'd draw the line.

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  • For a few seconds there was silence on the other end of the line.

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  • Yet there it was, big as life, walking across the field toward the tree line.

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  • He strode to his office and picked up the telephone receiver of the land line.

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  • She sat on the table in the exam room facing a line of backlit x-rays and cat scans on the wall.

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  • Skimming it, her gaze settled on the last line of the first page.

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  • You are close to crossing the line where you mess with the Future.

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  • He flung one of his knives at the tree line, not caring if he hit anything or not.

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  • "I'm going to guess you kill people for a living," she said, eyes on what was definitely a line of small throwing knives and was that a sword lining the thigh on the far side?

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  • Their faces were inches away, his fingers tracing a line of warm electricity down her jaw.

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  • I warned her about crossing the line.

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  • Somewhere along the line, you found Gabe and forced him to work for you as your number one assassin.

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  • Someone told me I had a long line of enemies.

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  • An hour later, Gabriel reached the last of the death-dealers in line, relieved yet troubled not to have found another traitor.

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  • He'd been trying to walk that fine line all night.

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  • "Katie, your kid's on line two!" one of the cooks shouted back to her.

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  • His gaze dropped to the thin, stubborn line that was her mouth and then to her scarf.

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  • His thumb traced the line of her jaw lightly, and heat skittered through her.

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  • His lips traced the line from her neck to her jaw with small, hot kisses, sending exquisite shivers through her.

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  • "Katie," Ully hissed, as if they were kids hiding under the porch and not in the obvious line of sight of everyone in the room.

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  • Next Megan took her to what looked like a large drug store, where she plucked a few items from a shelf filled with top of the line skincare products.

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  • His silver eyes were molten, his rugged jaw line shaded by two days. growth.

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  • No, I didn.t cross that line!

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  • There were two splashes of blood, one at the tree line and another nearer the castle.

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  • Once he crossed this line, he could never return.

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  • Treat them as you did her, and you.ll find they fall into line.

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  • He.d crossed the line.

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  • He.d thought he crossed the only line that mattered by selling out the Immortals but found there was another he wasn.t ready for.

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  • Katie moved quickly in the direction she indicated and found a line in front of the guestbook as Immortals wrote their names.

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  • "I.ve crossed that line," he muttered to himself and moved forward.

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  • "What line?" she asked.

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  • I take it this is his way of hooking me up with a man to keep me in line?

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  • At her entrance, those in the nearest circle with Ne'Rin ceased their activity and bowed, then stood in a line and waited.

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  • She shook her head as he closed the communication line with a click and concentrated on the scene before her.

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  • It's not like there's a long line waiting to buy that stuff.

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  • This girl's code, if it is in fact a code, is mostly one continuous line, with hardly any punctuation.

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  • With Bird Song being full, much as I'd like to get to know Miss Annie a little better, she'll have to wait in line.

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  • Dean dreamed of white-dressed hookers smiling and calling to a line of seven little miners who looked suspiciously like Snow White's benefactors.

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  • You'd be anchored on a line tied to a top bollard, secured in a harness.

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  • You're on a belayed line that is passed under one thigh and over the opposite shoulder so that it can be paid out, nice and smooth, a little at a time....

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  • You'll also need rope, not cut from your outside clothes line, but a couple of lengths of one-hundred and fifty feet each of 9 or 10mm line.

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  • But, to Dean, neither did a 10mm line, all that bound the scampering gnats they could see peppering the icy walls of the gorge.

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  • That, and given the fact she was in the wrong line when they were passing out brains makes me think we're missing something.

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  • I don't imagine she has a long line at her door.

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  • All he sees is one continuous line.

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  • Join the line, Dean thought.

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  • Piles of gear were stacked about while partners called out to those below, fed line and encouragement, while others watched, a number with anxious looks on their reddened faces as they looked downward.

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  • Someone cut the son of a bitch's line and I'm the one who's stuck trying to find out who did it.

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  • I was on the scene of Shipton's swan dive with Mountain Rescue but it happened inside the city line so it's the City of Ouray's territory.

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  • The pair tramped further to the next closest point where they could see his line of descent to the river far below.

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  • I can't really blame the ones that step over the line once in a while.

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  • No, whoever sliced Jerome Shipton's line did so after he'd partially descended.

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  • She won't answer, but just in case the law's got a tap on the line it'll keep 'em off base.

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  • I could collar a dozen perps and someone'd bitch because I didn't line 'em up in alphabetical order.

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  • In years long gone it was the rail bed for the line that ran to terminus in Ouray and now a favorite path for bikers.

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  • And, if she had cut the line earlier, it would have either been noticed by Shipton or he would have fallen the entire distance of more than a hundred feet from the edge to his certain death.

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  • Slowly she extracted the knife she'd found and with her long and lovely fingers began to methodically cut away at the line.

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  • There was a moment of realization as he understood her brave actions, and then a snap as the line let loose and he tumbled backwards like some mortally wounded game bird shot from the sky, arms outstretched, scream muffled in his mask.

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  • We can't say if she planned on killing him with it or was just protecting herself but later she used it to cut his line.

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  • Deep down, you still don't think Edith was the one who cut the line!

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  • Dean didn't answer but remembered Edith insisting it wasn't Dean who'd cut her husband's line.

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  • Maybe he didn't stop Edith Shipton from taking her own life and maybe he couldn't have done so if he'd tried, but the bottom line scrawled in bold print said he stood idly by while it happened.

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  • Janet, no whiz-kid, at least knew a good exit line and was out the door in a blink.

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  • You'd just loop your line through a set up or a fixed anchor and rappel down.

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  • Then you'd pull the free end of the line down to you.

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  • But you've retrieved your line.

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  • So, you think Jerome Shipton cut the line so it looked like someone was trying to kill him and then used the remaining portion to loop through an anchor so he could then rappel down?

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  • He sure didn't fall all the way down from where the line was cut and I doubt anyone cut the rope when he was half way down the cliff.

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  • No one would have seen him so he could have cut the line and then rappelled down, on a looped line, after Shipton fell.

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  • Dean wished he'd taken time to dress more warmly as he hurried down the penstock path toward where Shipton's severed line had been tethered.

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  • Dean leaned over and grasped the taut line that ran unseen over the edge.

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  • Shipton had used a gnarled cedar, years dead, as an anchor for his line.

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  • Dean tried to remember how Ryland had described the method of securing the other end of the line to the climber's body.

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  • He wound the line around his left hand twice while playing it out with his right hand.

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  • "Shipton!" he continued to yell as he paid out more of the line, moving down the short but near-vertical slope of snow-covered rock, his eyes fixed above on the receding bank of trees and safety.

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  • Water dripped from above and tiny snowballs cascaded down the slope, bouncing off his un-helmeted head and under his collar as his line scoured the bank of snow above him.

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  • Your line may not be safe!

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  • Each pull upward would require Dean to release his grasp on the line that secured him should he slip and fall backwards!

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  • You're line was cut!

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  • He closed his eyes briefly and began loosening his tight grip on the line, readying himself to rappel downward.

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  • The line burned across his shoulders and exposed neck.

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  • Shipton flailed out at him with his ax, missing his head by inches as Dean leaned sideways and frantically fumbled with his line to drop again.

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  • Shipton, sensing now that Dean had not simply fallen, began to work at the ring on his harness where his line was secured.

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  • Shipton swore and began to fumble with his line to rappel again, down to the now injured and trapped form hovering below him.

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  • As he was about to drop, Dean saw Shipton's half-severed line begin to part!

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  • "Don't," he screamed at Shipton, "the line's been cut!"

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  • Dean momentarily opened his eyes to the swaying end of the cut line across from him.

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  • The bottom line is Shipton killed his wife.

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  • "Both," Fred said, then added, "I suppose Edith did cut his line.

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  • He was vindictive by nature and—this is the 'guess' part—he cut his line and left my knife which he'd picked up from his wife's room.

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  • Edith had cut the line and he fell, injuring himself.

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  • Wouldn't Shipton have seen where she cut the line?

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  • Fortunate for him it was then near enough to the end of the line that his fall wasn't far enough to kill him.

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  • The fact that the other end was also cut must have looked like the natural end of the line.

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  • My guess is the missing piece of line fell into the river.

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  • He wanted to stay home in case the human got out of line, yet Sarah had insisted he leave for the night.

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  • The bottom line is, if this guy really loves you, he will find it in himself to accept you, fangs and all.

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  • He wanted to listen in when she talked to Skippy in case he got out of line, so hurried downstairs.

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  • I may have crossed a line there.

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  • Yes, we are a long line of art lovers.

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  • Not really, just enough to plink out a vocal line.

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  • She traced his jaw line from temple to chin with her index finger.

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  • They were quiet for a long time until Elisabeth propped up on her elbow, tracing his jaw line with her finger.

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  • He ran a finger along her jaw line.

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  • Elisabeth and Connor were both out of Victor's line of sight.

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  • Leaning forward, she examined a suspicious looking line at the side of her eye.

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  • Alex glanced down the line of stalls and quirked a brow at Carmen.

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  • Sure, he had stepped over the line, but hadn't she invited him by encouraging his attention?

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  • He traced her jaw line with a finger.

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  • I guess I was out of line, but...

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  • Pull back on the line, like this.

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  • She grabbed the line and pulled it toward them.

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  • Now that's a familiar line.

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  • I was out of line.

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  • His hands balled into fists and the knuckles turned as white as the line around his lips.

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  • A dark form moved at the edge of the tree line and when she shined the flashlight in that direction, the light reflected off more than one pair of eyes.

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  • She wandered along the fence line examining every post for possible weakness.

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  • Twenty acres and they were always at the fence line, poking their heads through to eat the brush on the other side.

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  • His lips spread into a grim line.

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  • The woman before him was younger than he expected and cute in an elfin way, with large eyes, a tapered chin, delicate jaw line, and expressive brow.

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  • Somehow, he'd moved back to the wood line.

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  • "No, it doesn't," he said softly.  He reached out to her.  His hands trailed down her soft cheek and tangled in her wayward curls.  With his index finger, he drew a line from her chin, down her neck, between her breasts and rested his hand on her belly, where the hatchling grew.

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  • "Up, above the tree line," Toby said, stretching towards the next one.

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  • He retraced his steps a few paces to assure he was on the soft dry sand above the high-tide line, carefully placed his towel down, sat on it and removed his shoes and socks.

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  • Rita Angeltoni, the token skirt, as she referred to herself, was usually there banging on her keyboard or answering the phone while keeping the quartet in line.

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  • It was a line of business World Wide didn't sell.

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  • Fred already used that line.

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  • Hunter connected him to an outside line before leaving to get them both coffee.

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  • "Yellow 42," said an anxious voice on the other line.

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  • Anderson's got the FBI on the line.

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  • With one motion he struck downward with his right arm and swung his left elbow with all his might on a level line at the man's jaw.

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  • Dean began to wonder if he was laying his pension on the line by not reporting the entire case in an official manner.

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  • He'd be walking a thin line facing disbarment if he related any privileged information.

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  • He had never in his life seen a horizon so cleanly defined, a pencil line drawn without a breath of haze.

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  • He was going to be camping down the line from me, but he had to leave.

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  • The emerging brightness of the new day, while inviting, did nothing to sort out the tangle of thoughts crowding his brain like the line of a snarled fishing reel.

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  • Fred O'Connor, in the company of Emma Blanding, was pass­ing out coffee and hot chocolate to the grateful line of chilled cyclists.

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  • There's still too many coincidences and things that don't add up and we'll probably never get the answers, but I agree—it looks like this is the end of the line if we can't locate him on this tour.

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  • He was still above the timberline, devoid of any trees that would impair visibility so it was clear enough to follow the road with its many switchbacks and curves traversing the mountain below him, a black line clinging to the side of the cliff like a pen­cil drawing.

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  • If you don't draw the line at the wedding date, then when do you draw it?

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  • She started to hang up, but the silent line perked her curiosity.

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  • Turn your cell phone on and ignore the land line.

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  • A water line had been run to the coop, and included heaters.

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  • When she spotted something below the tree line, she walked up to investigate.

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  • I want to check the fence line before I turn the buffalo into the north pasture.

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  • Maybe that was why he wanted to check the fence line.

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  • He was probably wondering where to draw the line.

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  • There wasn't going to be a line.

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  • Beyond the pond was a vivid green line of brush and trees, bordering the creek.

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  • He put an arm around her waist and pulled her to him possessively – much like claiming groceries after waiting a long time in line to pay for them.

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  • Actually, she only intended to ride along the forest line and see if there was any sign of deer.

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  • His lips thinned into a straight line as he focused on the food in his plate.

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  • She caught up with Brutus near the tree line and that was when she saw it – half hidden under a dead limb.

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  • On the way home Alex was unusually quiet, his lips a thin line and his jaw rigid.

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  • She was cleaning out the refrigerator when the land line rang in the office.

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  • The line was silent a moment.

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  • Across the field, two elk grazed on the hill below the tree line.

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  • Somewhere up there past the tree line were the four Elk Alex had coerced from the Game and Fish Commission.

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  • Unwilling to root for either animal, Carmen turned Ed back toward the tree line.

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  • I didn't want to disturb you in the middle of chores, so I called the land line.

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  • It was a warm morning, with the promise of spring lurking in the Easter lilies she had planted along the fence line.

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  • The line clicked, but she stood there holding the telephone.

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  • Alex had made arrangements in Houston to purchase a pair of Texas Longhorns, and he was scouting out some more fence line.

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  • Maybe she should tell him — keep the line of communication open.

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  • A thin white line formed around his lips.

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  • She tugged off the necklace around her neck, the one marking her as the last in her father's line.

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  • She joined a line of mostly men in front of a low stone table.

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  • She drew a line in the sand around the portal.

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  • To her regret, it was there: the leather necklace and its silver symbol that had marked her family line.

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  • She was the last in a long line of servants.

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  • His gaze went to the line above his.

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  • His eyes went past Claire for a moment, to the dark figure waiting by the tree line.

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  • To be sure of it, all females born into my line will be killed.

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  • Before his death, he admitted he didn't know what the curse was, only that none in our line must draw the curse.

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  • The line of warriors appeared to be holding.

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  • My father's line dies with me, Hilden.

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  • My line dies with me tonight!

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  • They reached the tree line and descended to the creek.

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  • Skirting around the guest house, she put Ed to a run until they reached the tree line.

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  • Somewhere along the line she had left herself behind.

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  • His gaze returned Carmen, following the line of the bodice and caressing her neck.

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  • Besides, we have a land line if he really wants to talk to me – and he obviously doesn't.

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  • To provide you with an heir - or to keep me in line?

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  • At the cabin, she washed a dress in the sink and hung it on the line to dry, taking pride in the fact that she was making do with what was available.

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  • No wisp of a woman is going to whip me into line.

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  • All that talk about purity - and I swallowed it hook, line and sinker.

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  • Xander came into her line of sight then.

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  • You don't seem to fit this line of work.

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  • Xander was enjoying his newfound status too much to sacrifice it now, especially when he had a line of women ready to please him.

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  • Too much was on the line for her to give up.

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  • Ingrid didn't tell you your job is to line up women for me?

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  • I won't line up women for you, Xander.

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  • A line went around the building to the mall and along one side.

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  • He sat, and the store employees made an attempt to organize a line for the customers.

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  • "No, really –" "Back of the line!" a woman barked at her.

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  • The store was packed, the line outside extending for a few hundred meters along the mall.

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  • A look at the line made her think she was going to be there all night.

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  • When she ducked out for lunch at noon, the line showed no signs of decreasing in size.

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  • She tossed her salad and stood in line to get him his coffee then walked across the parking lot to the Barnes and Noble.

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  • She rose and saw there was no end to the line.

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  • wide, and is here separated from the sources of the Faleme by a line of hills 2600 ft.

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  • of Halle by the main line to Bebra and Frankfort-on-Main.

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  • The Great Southern railway has a line to the seaward end of the pier, and affords direct communication with the interior of the colony.

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  • of this line belongs to Perthshire, the rest, forming the major portion, to Inverness-shire.

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  • The Mediterranean is all that remains of a great ocean which at an early geological epoch, before the formation of the Atlantic, encircled half the globe along a line of latitude.

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  • The last representative of the line, Idris IV., "El Wathik," was reduced to the possession of Marrakesh, where he was murdered by a slave in 1269.

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  • had much of the churchmanship of Godfrey and Baldwin I.; but he appears most decidedly as an incessant warrior, under whom the Latin domination in the East stretched, as Ibn al-Athir writes, in a long line from Mardin in the North to el-Arish on the Red Sea - a line only broken by the Mahommedan powers of Aleppo, Hamah, Horns and Damascus.

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  • If we consider a number of particles which all lie upon a primary ray, we see that the phases of the secondary vibrations which issue along this line are all the same.

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  • The main line of the Orleans railway passes through a tunnel beneath the town.

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  • The first line gives the mean value of the potential gradient, the second the mean excess of the largest over the smallest hourly value on individual days.

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  • If the actual crests of the excursions had been measured the figures in the second line would have been even larger.

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  • The third line gives the range of the regular diurnal inequality, the next four lines the amplitudes of the first four Fourier waves into which the regular diurnal inequality has been analysed.

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  • We know the line of this frontier which ran from the Main across the upland Odenwald to the upper waters of the Neckar and was defended by a chain of forts.

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  • Concessions have been obtained by the French government to build a line of railway from the Tongking frontier at the town of Laokay via Mengtsze to Yunnan-fu.

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  • It is bounded on the north-west by Ohio, from which it is separated by the Ohio river, on the north by Pennsylvania and Maryland, the Potomac river dividing it from the latter state; on the east and south-east by Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia, the boundary lines in the first two cases being meridians, in the last case a very irregular line following the crest of mountain ridges in places; and on the south-west by Virginia and Kentucky, the Big Sandy river separating it from the latter state.

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  • The Baltimore & Ohio railway leads in trackage: it enters the state with several lines at its northern end; its main line crosses this portion of the state from east to west, striking the Ohio at Parkersburg, and one of its lines (Ohio River railway) extends nearly the length of the state from Wheeling in the north through Parkersburg to Kenova in the south.

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  • The term properly implies a clear polytheistic conception of gods in contrast with men, while it recognizes that some men cross the dividing line.

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  • His handling of the elegiac couplet, and especially of its second line, deserves especial recognition.

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  • Communication between these two towns is maintained by a line of smaller boats, the distance being 517 m.

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  • in a straight line broken only by the mouths of the Don-Nai and Mekong.

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  • From Cape Ca-Mau to Rach-Gia it runs north for a distance of m., then north-west as far as Ha-Tien, where the boundary line between it and Cambodia meets the sea.

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  • It is served by the Atlantic Coast Line, the Seaboard Air line, the Southern, the New York, Philadelphia & Norfolk, the Chesapeake & Ohio, the Norfolk & Western, the Norfolk & Southern and the Virginian railways, by many steamship lines, by ferry to Portsmouth (immediately opposite), Newport News, Old Point Comfort and Hampton, and by electric lines to several neighbouring towns.

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  • The Norfolk and Portsmouth Belt Line encircles the two cities, and connects the various trunk lines.

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  • Ts'ingtao is connected by railway with Chinan Fu, the capital of the province; a continuation of the same line provides for a junction with the main Lu-Han (Peking-Hankow) railway.

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  • The line of the city walls can be distinctly traced for most of the circuit, but the actual remains of them are inconsiderable.

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  • Beyond the introduction of the spider line it is unnecessary to mention the various steps by which the Gascoigne micrometer assumed the modern forms now in use, or to describe in detail the suggestions of Hooke, 4 Wren, Smeaton, Cassini, Bradley, Maskelyne, Herschel, Arago, Pearson, Bessel, Struve, Dawes, &c., or the successive productions of the great artists Ramsden, Troughton, Fraunhofer, Ertel, Simms, Cooke, Grubb, Clarke and Repsold.

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  • The use of the spider line or filar micrometer 1 In 1782 (Phil.

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  • 2940, Dr Repsold proposed a method of meridian observing which consists in causing a web to follow the image of a star in transit by motions communicated by the observer's hands alone, whilst electrical contacts on the drum of the micrometer screw register on the chronograph the instants corresponding to known intervals from the line of collimation.

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  • For accurate measurement of the displacements of lines of stellar spectra which are produced by the relative motion of star and observer in the line of sight, a very beautiful instrument has been devised by Dr J.

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  • The method originally used by Huggins, who first conceived and proved the possibility of measuring stellar velocities in the line of sight, was to measure with a filar micrometer the displacement of some well-known line in a stellar spectrum relative to the corresponding line of a terrestrial spectrum.

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  • If then the screw-value in kilometres per second is known for the neighbourhood of each of the comparison lines employed, the radial velocity of the star can be independently derived directly from coincidences made in above manner in the neighbourhood of each comparison line.

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  • In 1742, after the extinction of the two senior lines of this family, the Sulzbach branch became the senior line, and its head, the elector Charles Theodore, inherited Bavaria in 1777.

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  • to Tirso (on the line between Macomer and Nuoro), and from Monti (on the line from Chilivani to Golfo degli Aranci) N.W.

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  • A fortnightly line also runs along the west coast of the island from Cagliari to Porto Torres.

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  • Its line is followed closely by the modern highroad and railway.

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  • A branch from this road ran to Olbia (followed closely by the modern highroad and railway also), and was perhaps the main line of communication, though the itineraries state that the road from Carales to Olbia ran through the centre of the island by Biora, Valentia, Sorabile (near Fonni) and Caput Thyrsi.

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  • of the latter place, so that they might belong to either line (see Olbia).

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  • Among Servian cities, Nish is only surpassed by Belgrade in commercial and strategic importance; for it lies at the point where several of the chief Balkan highroads converge, and where the branch railway to Salonica leaves the main line between Belgrade and Constantinople.

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  • Kyaukse town is situated on the Zawgyi River and on the Rangoon-Mandalay railway line, and is well laid out in regular streets, covering an area of about a square mile.

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  • The most carefully executed part is on the south and south-east, where the wall is decorated by a row of granite monoliths beneath which runs a double line of chevron ornament.

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  • It seems impossible to deny that the tendency of his principles and his arguments is mainly in the line of a metaphysical absolute, as the necessary completion and foundation of all being and knowledge.

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  • The first law affirms that every body, so far as it is altogether unaffected by extraneous causes, always perseveres in the same state of motion or of rest; and the second law that simple or elementary motion is always in a straight line.'

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  • Farther south-east, a line of sand dunes, covering the ruins of ancient villas, marks the coastline of the Roman period.

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  • Paris is served by the Vandalia, and the Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago & St Louis (New York Central system) railways; the main line and the Cairo division of the latter intersect here, and the city is the transfer point for traffic from the E.

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  • The whole is still enclosed by the Byzantine walls, which follow the line of the cliffs and are carried along the sea-face; and the upper part of the level, which is separated from the lower by an inner cross wall, forms the castle; while at the highest point, where a sort of neck is formed between the two valleys, is the keep which crowns the whole.

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  • apart in a horizontal line 15 ft.

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  • apart in a vertical line.

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  • A bowl that comes to rest on the central line, or within 6 in.

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  • apart, and straight lines are chalked from bowl to bowl across their back and front faces, and a jack is then deposited equidistant from each bowl and immediately before the front line.

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  • A bowl passing between the jack and either of the stationary bowls, and passing over the back line; or touching the jack, yet not trailing it past the first line, but itself crossing the back line; B I) 'B B ' S Feet---?

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  • or trailing the jack over the front line without crossing it itself, receives one point.

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  • A telpher line on his system was subsequently erected at Glynde in Sussex.

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  • 8 a to oxidize when sparked with oxygen, and on examining it spectroscopically he saw that the spectrum was not that of argon, but was characterized by a bright yellow line near to, but not identical with, the D line of sodium.

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  • This was afterwards identified with the D3 line of the solar chromosphere, observed in 1868 by Sir J.

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  • Certain stars and nebulae show a bright line helium spectrum.

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  • The following are the approximate wave-lengths of the most brilliant lines: When the discharge passes through helium at a pressure of several millimetres, the yellow line 5876 is prominent.

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  • At lower pressures the green line 4922 becomes more conspicuous.

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  • In the time of the Romans Rustchuk was one of the fortified points along the line of the Danube.

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  • Prytanis was also the name of a legendary king of Sparta of the Eurypontid or Proclid line.

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  • The department is served chiefly by the lines of the Northern railway; in addition, the main line of the Eastern railway to Strassburg traverses the extreme south.

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  • Alexander could communicate with his base only by the narrow line of the Hellespont, and ran the risk, if he went far from it, of being cut off altogether.

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  • Though Conrad was almost immediately assassinated, the crown did not 1 A branch of the line continued in Poitou during the 13th century, and ruled in LaMarche till 1303.

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