Lingered sentence examples

  • The Watcher lingered for a moment.

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  • Darkness lingered at the edges of her mind but refused to take her.

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  • Once again he lowered his head, but this time his lips lingered on hers, searching for a response.

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  • His unfinished question lingered in the silence between them.

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  • Gabriel's gaze lingered on the images playing before him.

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  • Poison lingered in him.

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  • I lingered most about the fireplace, as the most vital part of the house.

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  • And the same mischievous smile lingered for a long time on her face as if it had been forgotten there.

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  • My fingers lingered almost unconsciously on the familiar leaves and blossoms which had just come forth to greet the sweet southern spring.

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  • Between bites, Martha regaled the few late rising guests that lingered around the dining room with stories of her adventure and the bus window sights she'd visited.

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  • Though mainly but a humble route to neighboring villages, or for the woodman's team, it once amused the traveller more than now by its variety, and lingered longer in his memory.

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  • Her attention lingered on it for a moment before she wrote one more.

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  • Jule, whose soul had somehow lingered in her body when she'd touched him, and who had become the only man she'd ever felt safe around.

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  • I've lingered too long in one campground as well.

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  • After Maria left to return to her duties, the pair lingered at the kitchen table.

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  • His gaze lingered on her, as if he smelled her perfume and was trying hard to identify it.

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  • Her intent gaze lingered on him as they reached the house.

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  • His gaze lingered on the picture of Lana.

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  • Jackson lingered in the shower; bracing his hands on the wall, letting the water run on the back of his neck.

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  • If she didn't know better, she'd say whatever the poison was, it felt like what lingered in Jonny's body.

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  • Her scent lingered on his skin.

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  • The group lingered, peering into the store to watch the fire and the clerk.

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  • Rostov patted the horse's neck and then his flank, and lingered for a moment.

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  • His sweet smell and the feel of his soft skin lingered in her senses after she.d carried him from the forest.

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  • His dark gaze lingered on her before he stalked to the door.

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  • Her searching gaze lingered on him.

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  • She lingered in the room with the inkstand in her hand.

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  • With mournful pleasure she now lingered over these images, repelling with horror only the last one, the picture of his death, which she felt she could not contemplate even in imagination at this still and mystic hour of night.

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  • His touch lingered on bruises, and he retrieved a small tool when he reached the hem of her dress.

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  • His touch went down the side of her neck, lingered on her collarbone then continued down her arm.

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  • She spoke to him for several moments before his eyes rose and lingered on Kiera.

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  • His conversation with Evelyn lingered in his thoughts.

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  • Dokhturov went to Malo- Yaroslavets, but Kutuzov lingered with the main army and gave orders for the evacuation of Kaluga--a retreat beyond which town seemed to him quite possible.

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  • Kris's chamber was a burnt-out hull, and he lingered for a moment, regret in his belly.

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  • Damian's attention lingered on the image on Rainy's screen.

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  • Their bodies were slick with sweat, and she lingered in the afterglow, lost in the heat and silk of his skin.

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  • The sun lingered on the horizon, as if waiting for the closing clouds.

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  • His eyes lingered on her face for a moment, and then he held out his hand.

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  • Terenty, when he had helped him undress and wished him good night, often lingered with his master's boots in his hands and clothes over his arm, to see whether he would not start a talk.

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  • The way he kissed her and the way his gaze lingered on her every time they spoke was more than enough to convince her he was attracted to her.

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  • His eyes went over her perfect legs and lingered on her ass.

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  • He hadn't been sent to Hell yet, indicating no one had found his soul, but the thought lingered in the back of his mind.

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  • The cafeteria was four times the size of the one she was used to, and she lingered in the doorway, finally catching the attention of a convent member.

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  • His eyes scoured her face, lingered on the plump lips he had tasted, and glanced lower at the healthy bosom pressed to his chest.

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  • Mounting his horse again Prince Andrew lingered with the battery, looking at the puff from the gun that had sent the ball.

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  • His black eyes scoured her features and lingered on her lips.

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  • Her gaze lingered on a small bunch of colorful flowers hugging the base of a tree.

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  • Ne'Rin lingered, his hard gaze on Kiera.

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  • Lana's gaze lingered in its direction, her heart quickening.

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  • The scent of charred flesh and metal still lingered, and Lana covered her mouth and nose with her hand as she started forward again.

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  • Yully's eyes closed, and she focused hard on feeling something other than Jule, whose presence still lingered in her body.

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  • His hand lingered on her arm, and she rested her forehead against his fingers, comforted for the first time in months.

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  • His gaze lingered on the body of his half-brother.

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  • Her gaze lingered on Katie's face, which Katie knew was pale.

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  • Her hand lingered above the keypad of her wardrobe.

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  • When his fingers stopped their work, they lingered.

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  • Her gaze returned to the door and lingered.

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  • His gaze lingered, and he took in the beautiful doe brown eyes, deep set and large, framed by long eyelashes.

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  • His gaze lingered on her lips, but he didn't move.

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  • His gaze lingered before he strode towards his bedroom, determined to get a few hours of sleep.

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  • The poison she thought she'd cleared from his body lingered.

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  • His scent still lingered on her skin, even though she'd taken a shower earlier.

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  • Whatever lingered from his touch faded without disappearing.

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  • At last, she forced herself to lie down and tried not to think of the man named Jule, whose soul still lingered.

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  • Their gazes lingered before they returned to their conversations.

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  • She lingered outside her door, waiting for someone to attack her.

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  • His gaze lingered then went over her body.

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  • Wynn's gaze lingered on the only outlet home.

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  • Her gaze lingered on the remaining half a funnel cake.

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  • His gaze lingered on human-Deidre, and he was troubled by the memories of the time they spent together.

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  • Gabe knew Deidre had been there; her scent lingered.

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  • Reaching the lake, he tossed the souls he'd recovered from the demons into it and lingered.

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  • The room was straightened and the fish removed, though the scent of them lingered.

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  • His eyes traveled to her neck and lingered.

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  • More dark shadows lingered deep within the forest, watching over their leader.

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  • He had had his dream, and the beauty of it lingered.

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  • Any filly would be skittish about going into a stable where the ghost of another lingered.

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  • Kris lingered, deep in thought, until Hannah sought him out.  She still looked pale.

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  • Kris caught a glimpse of what looked like a shopping mall west of them.  His gaze lingered.

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  • She lingered for a minute giving me a look I had come to know as her please-try-to-fit-in-this-time look.

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  • For a moment his gaze lingered on her slender figure as she walked into the kitchen.

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  • The way his lips lingered and the feel of his warm breath on her neck sent a thrill of excitement through her body.

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  • It was a kiss that lingered in an exciting way.

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  • Yet her words lingered long after she left.

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  • His gaze lingered on her hand, where crimson blood was smeared.

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  • Jenn's gaze lingered on the unconscious man's body.

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  • Darian lingered, unable to figure out exactly what was wrong.

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  • The small town had only dirt roads, and his glanced lingered towards a farmers market under the awnings in the center, a couple of blocks away.

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  • The vulnerability she felt in the immortal world lingered.

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  • The moment her lips touched his, she lingered instead of moving away.

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  • Her scent still lingered in the air, and he could almost feel her hands on his body again, caressing him in a way that turned him from a god in control of himself into a fawning teenager.

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  • If he felt her tears, he said nothing, though his fingers lingered on her cheek.

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  • Her gaze lingered on the two women.

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  • Bianca's gaze lingered on where he'd been, sensing she wouldn't see him again for a long time.

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  • Her eyes lingered on it, emotions churning within her.

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  • The answer he wanted to give lingered at the forefront of his tongue.

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  • Taran's gaze lingered on the door before returning to Allin.

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  • His eyes lingered on her before he moved toward the largest of the maps on the wall before him.

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  • Taran's masculine, virile scent lingered in her clothes, on her skin.

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  • His gaze lingered on Vara, and he wondered if the rumors of the widening chasm between him and his father were true.

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  • Her gaze lingered on him before she strode to her apartments.

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  • His gaze fell and lingered on her wrapped forearm.

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  • His gaze lingered on Hilden.

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  • Taran's gaze lingered on her as he reached the foot of the stairwell.

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  • Vara's eyes lingered on the bladder.

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  • His gaze lingered on the fire.

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  • Despite feeling better rested than she could remember, she was unable to shake the sense of unease from the catacombs, as if Jame's magic lingered.

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  • Dark memories lingered like smoke after a fire.

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  • The room was stuffy and the smell of cigarette smoke still lingered.

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  • His casual regard lingered on her long legs and returned to her flushed face.

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  • Even more interested in what the Black God was doing, Xander lingered for a few minutes then left.

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  • It's way too… Her gaze lingered on it, and her face felt even hotter.

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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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  • His gaze lingered on the necklace.

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  • Her eyes lingered on Ashley's precious beads.

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  • Jessi's scent lingered in the air; he was only minutes behind her.

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  • He lingered for a moment.

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  • the people of the pagus or village, applied to the dwellers in the country where the worship of the old gods still lingered, when the people of the towns were Christians (but see Pagan for a more tenable explanation of that term).

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  • Torreya, now confined to North America and Japan, still lingered,- as did Ocotea, now profusely developed in the tropics, but in north temperate regions only existing in the Canaries: the evergreen oaks, so characteristic of the Miocene, were reduced to the existing Quercus hex.

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  • The first conception of the Decline and Fall arose as he lingered one evening amidst the vestiges of ancient glory.

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  • It lost, more and more, its influence and usefulness, and by 1817 was practically dead as a national party, although in Massachusetts it lingered in power until 1823.

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  • The Arab rule in Spain, which once threatened to overwhelm Europe and was turned back near Tours by Charles Martel, was distinguished by its tolerance and civilization, and lingered on till the 15th century.

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  • Yet the ghost of the Crusades still lingered.

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  • For several years he lingered in the south, his constitution finally broken.

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  • But she lingered on at Coppet, constantly hankering after Paris, and acknowledging the hankering quite honestly.

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  • Ulm is remarkable in the history of German literature as the spot where the Meistersinger lingered longest, preserving without text and without notes the traditional lore of their craft.

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  • This epoch, when grass grew even in High Street, long lingered in the popular memory as the " dark age."

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  • Farewell, King and Fynn made independent settlements at various parts of the bay, where a few Amatuli still lingered.

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  • The belated Scholastics who lingered beyond the last mentioned date served only as marks for the obloquy heaped upon the schools by the men of the new time.

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  • His fleet, too, lingered uselessly in the harbour, till after a defeat in which Eurymedon perished, though the simultaneous land attack was unsuccessful.

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  • Memories of these customs lingered even if the practice had died out.

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  • Jacobite traditions also lingered among the great families of the Scottish Highlands; the last person to suffer death as a Jacobite was Archibald Cameron, a son of Cameron of Lochiel, who was executed in 1 753.

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  • The Meistergesang reached its highest point in the 16th century; and it can hardly be said to have outlived that epoch, although the traditions of the Meistersinger schools lingered in south German towns even as late as the 19th century.

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  • Under their protection, the three remaining counters lingered on until their buildings were sold at Bergen in 1775, at London in 1852 and at Antwerp in 1863.

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  • It lingered nine years under the new editor, who was replaced in 1675 by the abbe de la Roque, and the latter in his turn by the president Cousin, in 1686.

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  • He lingered for some days in an almost unconscious state, and died on the 27th of January 1814.

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  • He lingered on the way in Italy and probably in Constantinople; but in 1148 he had arrived at Acre.

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  • After the continental ice sheet entirely disappeared from the state, local valley glaciers lingered in the Adirondacks and the Catskills.

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  • He destroyed the remnants of paganism that lingered on here, and by his preaching gained the rustic population to Christianity.

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  • For the next two and] twenty years Denmark's greatest statesman lingered out his life in a lonely state-prison, first in the fortress of Copenhagen, and finally at Munkholm on Trondhjem fiord.

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  • In the South Island they seem to have lingered much longer, possibly, according to H.

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  • of permanent success, though, feebly fed by French subsidies and French volunteers, it lingered on for four years, till finally suppressed in 1772.

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  • Yet, as often happens, the influence of tradition lingered long after it had been proved to be false; thus the R.V., instead of being an independent translation of the Hebrew text, is intended (with rare exceptions, as e.g.

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  • McClellan lingered north of Richmond, despite President Lincoln's constant demand that he should "strike a blow" with the force he had organized and taken to the Yorktown peninsula in April, until General Lee had concentrated 73,000 infantry in his front; then the Federal commander, fearing to await the issue of a decisive battle, ended his campaign of invasion in the endeavour to "save his army"; and he so far succeeded that on July 3 he had established himself on the north bank of the James in a position to which reinforcements and supplies could be brought from the north by water without fear of molestation by the enemy.

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  • Be it enough for our purpose to say that he thoroughly saturated his mind with the " new learning," first at Oxford, where in 1515 he was admitted to the degree of M.A., and then in Cambridge, where the fame of Erasmus still lingered.

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  • He worked slowly when in his study, and willingly lingered over research.

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  • The topography of the Orkneys is wholly Norse, and the Norse tongue, at last extinguished by the constant influx of settlers from Scotland, lingered until the end of the 18th century.

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  • The society spread in the eastern counties, in spite of repressive measures; it revived under the Commonwealth, and lingered into the early years of the 18th century; the leading idea of its "service of love" was a reliance on sympathy and tenderness for the moral and spiritual edification of its members.

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  • He lingered for a few years, working to the last, and died at Cairo on the 19th of January 1881.

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  • In south-eastern Europe also the Teutonic elements were swallowed up by the native and Slavonic populations, though a small remnant lingered in the Crimea until probably the 17th century.

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  • The hand-loom lingered longer here than in any other place in Scotland and is not yet wholly extinct.

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  • As late as 1230 human sacrifices were still being offered up in Prussia and Lithuania, and, in spite of all the efforts of the Teutonic Knights, idolatrous practices still lingered amongst the people, while amongst the Lapps, though successful missions had been inaugurated as early as 1335, Christianity cannot be said to have become the dominant religion till at least two centuries later.

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  • Christianity had lingered in Bavaria from Roman times; but a new era set in when Rupert, bishop of Worms, came to the county at the invitation of Duke Theodo I.

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  • He lingered at Avignon; but the French, compelled to hard measures by the English, refused to be satisfied; and Pope Benedict XIV., alarmed by the threat of a bombardment of Civita Vecchia, advised the prince to withdraw.

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  • He lingered in Scotland, publishing a few tracts, till the 27th of August 1619, when he sailed for Holland.

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  • Buddhism in Magadha never recovered from this blow; it lingered in obscurity for a while and then vanished.

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  • After his death in 548, however, the Frankish power in Germany sank to very minute proportions, a result due partly to the spirit of tribal independence which lingered among the German races, but principally to the paralysing effect of the unceasing rivalry between Austrasia and Neustria.

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  • Some traces of Roman Christianity ~sUan- still lingered in the Rhine valley and in southern Germany.

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  • Herein is a contrast between Sicily and Sardinia, where, according to a letter from Gregory to the empress Constantina, wife of the emperor Maurice (594-595), praying for a lightening of taxation in both islands, paganism still lingered (C. D.

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  • It would be rash to deny that traces of other dialects may not have lingered on; but Greek and Arabic were the two written tongues of Sicily when the Normans came.

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  • But Greek worship went on; at Messina it lingered till the 15th century (Pirro, Sicilia sacra, i.

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  • And, if any element, Latin or akin to Latin, had lingered on through Byzantine and Saracen rule, it would of course be attracted to the new Latin element, and would help to strengthen it.

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  • The kingdom had no foreign possessions; yet faint survivals of the days of Agathocles and Roger lingered on.

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  • Catholicism lingered longest in the cathedral chapters.

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  • The earliest Anabaptists of Zurich allowed that the Picardi or Waldensians had, in contrast with Rome and the Reformers, truth on their side, yet did not claim to be in their succession; nor can it be shown that their adult baptism derived from any of the older Baptist sects, which undoubtedly lingered in parts of Europe.

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  • 130-270) grew in importance and attracted the Arabian trade away from Petra, the latter declined; it seems, however, to have lingered on as a religious centre; for we are told by Epiphanius (c. A.D.

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  • Neither of these was a conspicuous success; they were too remote for effective supervision; and although they lingered on for some years they were finally abolished.

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  • It lingered through the 16th century and appears exceptionally even in the 17th.

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  • Those who declined were allowed a life-rent of their revenues and lingered on as a separate but ever-dwindling body till the beginning of the 14th century, when, excluded from voting at the election of the bishop, they disappear from history.

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  • Even in the middle ages, Nero was still the very incarnation of splendid iniquity, while the belief lingered obstinately that he had only disappeared for a time, and as late as the 11th century his restless spirit was supposed to haunt the slopes of the Pincian Hill.

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  • The influence of the Renaissance seems to have been tardy in penetrating into Wales itself, nor did the numerous ecclesiastical changes during the period of the Reformation cause any marked signs either of resentment or approval amongst the mass of the Welsh people, although some of the ancient Catholic customs lingered on obstinately.

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  • Yet the custom lingered sporadically in Germany and England until the last few years of the 13th century, though it seems to have died out earlier in France and Italy.

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  • It is stated in the saga that the Swedish kings were believed to have control over the seasons like their ancestor, the god Frey, and traces of this belief seem to have lingered in the country down to the times of Gustavus Vasa.

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  • Some national feeling may have lingered, but, substantially, every man in the country, of every hue, was benefited when the incubus of the tyranny of the Dutch East India Company was removed.

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  • The old dramatists came to write for the lower classes only, and though the school lingered on, its productions were performed solely by travelling companies at country fairs.

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  • In the interior, however, where the Peruvian admiral l'Iontero had formed a provisional government, the war still lingered, and in September 1882 a conference took place between the latter and President Campero, at which it was decided that they should hold out for better terms. But the Peruvians Recent was himself murdered in November 1872 and was history.

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  • It lingered on as applied to the Seventy 2 - by Irenaeus, Tertullian, Clement and Origenand even to Clement of Rome, by Clem.

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  • In central Europe it may have lingered somewhat longer in view of the evidence of the Salzburg MS. mentioned above.

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  • Meanwhile, on his way thither to urge his plea in person, Abelard had broken down at the abbey of Cluny, and there, an utterly fallen man, with spirit of the humblest, and only not bereft of his intellectual force, he lingered but a few months before the approach of death.

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  • In both these islands there lingered a definite tradition of a connexion with the cult of the oriental Aphrodite Urania, an epithet which will be referred to later.

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  • Loanda was left on the 10th of September 1854, but Livingstone lingered long about the Portuguese settlements.

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  • The war lingered on for a space on the continent; but Henry raised the siege of Rouen, which was being attacked by his eldest son and the king of France~ captured most of Richards castles in Poitou, and then received the, submission of his undutiful children.

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  • It lingered on in a subterranean fashion among a small class in the universities and the minor clergy, and had some adherents among the townsfolk and even among the peasantry.

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  • fact that the sect still lingered on.

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  • For a time, freedom in scholarship lingered in the younger rival of Alexandria, the school of Antioch; though speculation was never so strong there.

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  • Yet the spirit of revolt lingered in the west and broke out time after time.

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  • The common sense of Christendom gradually shook off these extravagances; but the reluctance to shed blood lingered long, and was hardly extinguished even by the growing horror of heresy.

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  • Of the vast Celtic empire which had dominated ~si~ Europe nothing now remained but scattered remnants in the farthest corners of the land, refuges for all the vanquished Gaels, Picts or Gauls; and of its civilization there lingered only idioms and dialectsGaelic, Pict and Gallic awhich gradually dropped out of use.

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  • Although Brune and Massna retrieved the fight at Bergen and Zurich, and although the Allies lingered on the frontier as Coup they had done after Valmy, still the fortunes of the ~rtaf of Directory were not restored.

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  • The father wa.s manifestly a man of great energy who cowed his unruly nobles by murder, forced the Orospedans to recognize his superiority, swept away the Suevic kingdom which had lingered in the north-west, and checked the raids of the Basques.

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  • Cowper lingered on, dying on the 25th of April 1800.

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  • Wherever Valmiki has condensed, Tulsi Das has expanded, and wherever the elder poet has lingered longest, there his successor has hastened on most rapidly.

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  • They lingered on into the 18th century, but only as a name, for their business was solely to export English products which, as English manufactures grew, were wanted at home.

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  • The White God's fiery gaze was pinned to the Original Vamp, who lingered over the Other's body.

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  • Damian's gaze lingered on the door after the Oracle fled.

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  • Carmen tried to stay optimistic, but a part of her mind lingered fearfully on the thought that he might remain in a coma the rest of his life.

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  • Rhyn.s eyes lingered on the body on the altar before he took in the seven statues of descending size surrounding the altar.

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  • Two other Immortals lingered in the aisle of interest to her, and she browsed the small selection of feminine hygiene products, aware they only stocked a few brands for the few Immortal mates who were human.

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  • Kris.s chamber was a burnt-out hull, and he lingered for a moment, regret in his belly.

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  • His gaze lingered on her, satisfied after years of rejecting lifemates chosen by his advisors and the Council, and even Ne'Rin's sister.

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  • His gaze lingered on the dual ranks, and he almost smiled.

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  • Any resentment that lingered from his betrayal melted away at the sight of what he'd been through to save her.

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  • Carmen and Alex were gradually repairing their relationship, but something new had raised its ugly head — a dark fear that lingered around the recliner.

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  • His eyes lingered on the small pool of blood on the white stone.

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  • His gaze dropped to his blood-soaked clothing and then lingered where her body had been.

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  • It's way too… Her gaze lingered on it, and her face felt even hotter.

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  • Unlike normal contrails behind commercial jets which dissipate quickly, these lingered for hours, came together and obscured the sky.

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  • The old one is useful for dating, tho plural pedal couplers lingered longer.

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  • The conditions at Nauheim seemed favorable, and they lingered there until well into September.

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  • heartland of the Scottish clans and it was here that the Jacobite cause lingered longest and with greatest force.

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  • lingered over their set.

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  • lingered for a while, even after the portal closed with a weird little pop.

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  • The hail lingered about for two or three days after, and seemed loth to leave.

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  • Nine Eider, 2 Little Gulls and a few Common scoter lingered off the Bill where 3 Red-throated Divers also passed by.

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  • theory, and the effect of Herodotus's hypothesis that the Nile must flow from west to east before turning north in order to balance the Danube running from west to east before turning south lingered in the maps of Africa down to the time of Mungo Park.'

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  • This reckoning of the year as beginning at Easter lingered in France till 1565, when, by an ordinance of Charles IX., the ist of January finally took its place.

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  • Attempting without success to persuade this lady to fly with him to America, Emmet lingered in the neighbourhood till the 25th of August, when he was apprehended by Major H.

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  • It was with these elements - fiercely antagonistic because so closely allied in character - that the battle of Christianity was really fought, and though, after its official adoption, the old religion lingered on as "paganism" and died hard at the end, it was really doomed from the moment when the Augustan revival had taken its irrecoverable bias in the direction of the emperorworship.

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  • The native languages of Asia Minor all ultimately gave way to Greek (unless Phrygian lingered on in parts till the Turkish invasions; see Mordtmann, Sitzungsb.

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  • After he had retired from public labours he lingered for some months, enduring the severest agony without a murmur, and cheerfully attending to all the duties of a private kind which his diseases left him strength to discharge.

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  • Oh Mother, I am seeing scenes which erstwhile lingered deep within the bounds of restless sleep.

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  • Nine Eider, 2 Little Gulls and a few Common Scoter lingered off the Bill where 3 Red-throated Divers also passed by.

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  • It lingered, shrouded in scaffolding, its future uncertain for five years.

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  • Their eyes encountered, lingered; and the beauty of her gaze seemed to stir him to the very wellspring of compassion.

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  • The middle notes lingered most of the day to create the romance on my skin.

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  • After repeated sniffs on my wrist, I was able to detect just a touch of the initial rose scent, but it just barely lingered - a surprising thing, considering how prominently used that note is.

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  • GYHST was known for its spicy floral fragrance that lingered for hours after washing hair and drying.

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  • Joseph stormed by Dean and Fred without a word, but Ginger lingered to finish her cigarette.

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  • His gaze lingered on a picture of Deidre on one wall.

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