Lose sentence example

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  • I lose some cattle every year.
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  • What could he do about it but lose more sleep?
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  • I lose to the others but win from you.
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  • I won't lose you again.
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  • Tonight, I lose him forever.
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  • I didn't want to lose you, but I didn't want you to be unhappy like mother either.
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  • Do you lose many cattle to wolves?
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  • "I don't know," Dorothy answered; "but it would hurt me dre'fully to lose you."
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  • I concluded that if I reported to your Serene Highness you might send me away or say that you knew what I was reporting, but then I shouldn't lose anything...
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  • They must understand that we can only lose by taking the offensive.
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  • You are causing me to lose the fruits of a campaign.
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  • If you win or lose, let it be on purpose.
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  • "He'd just shave his mustache off, maybe dye his hair and lose weight," Betsy grumbled.
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  • Damian was not one to lose control.
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  • He was about to lose all hope.
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  • She'll lose those, too.
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  • I don't lose deals, Wynn.
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  • I don't want to lose this feisty little jewel.
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  • How did you lose your deal? she asked Zamon.
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  • But he doesn't lose, does he?
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  • Then he made a sign to someone, and the torturing pain in his abdomen caused Prince Andrew to lose consciousness.
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  • He did not lose sight either of the welfare of his army or of the doings of the enemy, or of the welfare of the people of Russia, or of the direction of affairs in Paris, or of diplomatic considerations concerning the terms of the anticipated peace.
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  • If you have everything you have ever wanted, you have less to gain and more to lose by invading your neighbor.
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  • The tumultuous storm was beginning to lose some of its fury.
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  • The pain she was in or the situation where she might lose her soul in three days.
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  • When I talk about this future, a future in which machines will do more and more of the work people do now, I always get some variant of the same question: What about the people who lose their jobs to machines and don't have any other skills?
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  • I didn't lose either of you!
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  • So let's address it head-on: In this world of the future, do we lose our humanity?
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  • Bolkonski only tried not to lose touch with it, and looked around bewildered and unable to grasp what was happening in front of him.
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  • You weren't about to take a chance that you lose her, Gabriel said, sounding baffled.
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  • It was so hard to lose him, he was the best and kindest of friends, and I do not know what we shall do without him....
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  • I don't want to lose her and there's no way I'll endanger what we're doing.
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  • But how did one misplace or lose millions?
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  • The pain caused by his removal into the hut had made him groan aloud and again lose consciousness.
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  • Maybe he knew he was about to lose a good housekeeper.
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  • Don't lose faith in yourself.
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  • If a million people lose their jobs to a machine, then entrepreneurs start businesses that hire those people to do other things.
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  • Would misfortune make my Russians lose heart?...
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  • "I don't lose deals, Deidre," he repeated.
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  • I really thought I would lose my mind.
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  • Hence the second clock will gain or lose on the other.
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  • "You'll lose it if you don't," he said wisely, accustomed to helping Jonny help her search the house for keys, purses, and anything else she lost.
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  • Darian's popping in and out stressed her out, and she turned up the TV, trying to lose herself in a movie as she calmed.
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  • "I don't want to lose you already," she replied.
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  • Then you lose before you begin.
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  • He didn't lose at battle.
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  • He won't lose his mate, even if he chooses to kill her rather than give her up.
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  • In three days' time, she'd not only lose her soul, she'd lose Gabriel, too, this time for good.
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  • He.d never wanted to lose her, and he wasn.t about to back down now.
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  • That he might lose her was not a thought he had entertained before.
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  • It was stupid of me to lose it and act like a school kid.
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  • 1, where, however, we lose sight of Samuel and the prophecy.
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  • I don.t want to lose you, Katie.
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  • I don.t intend to lose it.
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  • And yet, Tiyan would not only fall into war, it would lose the bloodline and demon the warlords fought so hard to preserve!
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  • It is what he has to lose – his honor.
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  • Using perspective projection the spherical panorama would lose much of its phenomenal reality.
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  • I don't want you to lose anything, but you know I'd want to be with you even if we didn't have a dime to our name.
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  • He Traveled to the basement lab and perched next to Toni on a stool at a table bearing something that should've made him lose his appetite.
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  • She was the last to lose hope, and it was being forced to see how out of place she was in Gabriel's equation that finally broke her resolve.
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  • "I don't lose deals," Darkyn replied.
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  • Not if it means you lose her.
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  • She wasn't willing to lose him already, not after all she'd gone through to keep him.
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  • Darkyn doesn't lose deals.
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  • The dealers lose their souls when they come work for me.
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  • Maybe that tune will change when you lose your soul in four days.
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  • Because if she did, she'd lose what little she had left.
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  • "What did you lose?" he demanded.
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  • I still don.t want to lose you, but all I do is cause you trouble.
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  • I.d rather lose you as my mate than lose you forever.
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  • Kris wasn.t about to lose Hannah the same way.
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  • His honesty terrified her; he knew he wasn.t going to lose and didn.t care what she knew before he took her to Hell.
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  • She didn't want to lose the friend she regarded as a sister.
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  • In the end, the computer might win, but he suspected nishani would not lose the second round.
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  • Although totally unnerved, he knew he could not let himself lose it again, yet had to speak to her, see if he could figure her out.
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  • I guess my biggest reason is I don't want to lose her and let's face it, when I'm toothless and bald and she is still as beautiful as today, she's not going to want me.
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  • Tonight I started to lose control, and panicked.
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  • I don't think I could bear to lose you.
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  • Jackson could not bring himself to make eye contact, being certain he would lose it if he did.
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  • What I do know is I can't lose you.
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  • I can't lose her, Sarah.
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  • He doubted Samantha would have any information that would help, but felt they had nothing to lose and was eager to meet Elisabeth's best friend.
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  • Jackson considered running to Fairhaven and having her drive the car, but worried he might lose it and feed on an unsuspecting pedestrian along the way.
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  • We turned the chickens lose so they could fend for themselves.
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  • I couldn't stand to love a child and lose it.
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  • Carmen ate with her left hand, unwilling to let lose of Alex for one second.
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  • Did you lose anyone?
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  • I don't know what that thing is, but I would say not to lose it.
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  • The West won't lose this war a second time.
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  • She was about to lose her only tool.
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  • "Those are the most precious things in the world to me.  If you lose it, I'll kill you.  Quickly, though, because I do kinda like you," he said with dark humor.
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  • I got nothing to lose.
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  • "Don't lose it," he said.
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  • "It probably won't work.  If you're with me long, you'll find I have the worst luck ever.  But it's worth a try," Katie answered then muttered, "Not like I got anything else to lose."
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  • My fate is sealed, Rhyn.  I've got nothing to lose now.  If she comes back, I can distract her, give you until midnight.
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  • She didn't look convinced.  Kris moved away her, his anxiety and concern growing.  They'd come there to rescue one human and might just lose two.  He paced and gazed up the tree, unable to see Kiki.  He heard Hannah stir and glanced towards her.  She rose from her seat.
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  • "I can't lose her," he said, sweating with fear.  Kris started forward again, pursuing Hannah.
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  • Vinnie was beginning to lose his color.
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  • She added, "Leland Anderson's wife Marian says you're a schmuck for not solving the Byrne thing and causing her to lose her bet."
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  • When Cynthia saw the word "Morgue" in gold letters on the frosted window, Dean thought he was going to lose her completely.
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  • Dean folded his own long pants over the back of a chair, care­ful not to lose his pocket change.
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  • But if I don't get on with my life I'll lose my mind.
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  • It would be a shame to lose him after all our work.
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  • With every step toward the phone she told herself she shouldn't answer it – shouldn't lose her temper.
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  • At least we didn't lose electricity.
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  • She couldn't lose Alex.
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  • Watching his retreating back, it occurred to her once again that she might lose him over moral issues.
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  • If Alex tried to tell him what to do, Josh might lose his temper.
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  • I don't know what made me lose it like that.
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  • Last night you said you were feeling anxious because you no longer had a home and you were about to lose your name.
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  • What a shock it must have been for him to lose them both so suddenly.
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  • I have a bad feeling about this trip — like I'm going to lose you.
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  • Alex, please don't let me lose our baby.
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  • The baby ... did I lose it?
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  • What more can you lose?
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  • You don't want to lose him, so you're going to send him away?
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  • If she didn't face that nagging fear, she was going to lose the two people she cared about most — Alex and Jonathan.
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  • Let's not lose two children.
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  • Don't lose sleep and fester on it.
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  • I was so afraid I would lose you.
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  • She looked around, astounded by the beauty of the orchard, then realized she'd lose sight of Dustin once he crested the hill in the center of the orchard.
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  • When she saw him, she put her knife away but didn't lose the wariness.
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  • I can't lose her like I did Claire, Darian said quietly.
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  • "An Oracle—" "—has nothing to lose right now and doesn't mind breaking your rules."
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  • He had unfinished business with both women, and he wasn't about to let Jenn fight a battle she'd lose.
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  • Despite the danger outside the walls, tension released her shoulders when she'd gone far enough to lose sight of the city's walls.
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  • The demon said I would lose my ability to heal my people, since I broke the First Warlord's decree.
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  • She looked down once but snapped her head up, unwilling to lose control.
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  • How weak had she become to lose complete control?
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  • If I lose the kingdom and the warlord, it won't be to men like you or Memon.
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  • It's nice to have someone to bounce things off of, but don't lose yourself in her identity.
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  • She leaned over the stool, expecting to lose the little she had eaten for breakfast.
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  • She wasn't about to lose her temper again.
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  • While you were masterminding this manipulative plot, did you lose sight of your promise to protect me - or was that something else you planned on ditching?
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  • What do you have to lose?
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  • It is not what I have to lose.
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  • It is what he has to lose – his honor.
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  • It is a sad thing to lose a friend of so many years.
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  • As he had pointed out to Carmen, they could lose each other in an accident any time.
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  • When she refused to meet his gaze, he let lose a long impatient sigh.
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  • If you don't cage him now, you lose the ability to curb the animalistic side of him.
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  • The gem can be destroyed to release its magic, but by doing so, you lose all that remains of your mother and me.
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  • The playful challenge in her gaze stirred his competitive edge, the one that didn't lose and hated being out of control.
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  • "She does need to lose double-digit pounds," Laurencio said.
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  • It swallowed her senses, but she wasn't about to lose complete control to someone like Xander.
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  • One of you step back before I lose it.
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  • Jessi fought the sensations, not wanting to lose control, especially to him.
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  • He wasn't certain why it mattered, except that he wasn't about to lose this round to Damian or Jenn.
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  • Whoever you lost, you're just as scared you'll lose Jessi, if you let yourself fall for her.
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  • He was still debating whether or not he'd need to find a substitute for dinner, if he was going to lose this round with Jessi again.
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  • The fineness of the hair may perhaps be ascribed to some peculiarity in the atmosphere, for it is remarkable that the cats, dogs and other animals of the country are to 'a certain extent affected in the same way, and that they all lose much of their distinctive beauty when taken from their native districts.
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  • The original land-holding aristocracy, which had probably initiated and for a time monopolized commerce, was partly supplanted by prosperous upstarts, and with the general increase of prosperity began to lose its hold upon the community of artisans.
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  • John Aubrey, the antiquary, chronicles that the sisters of Sir John Suckling, the courtier-poet, once went to the bowling-green in Piccadilly, crying, "for fear he should lose all their portions."
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  • Boron fluoride also combines with ammonia gas, equal volumes of the two gases giving a white crystalline solid of composition BF 3 NH 3 i with excess of ammonia gas, colourless liquids BF 3.2NH 3 and BF 3.3NH 3 are produced, which on heating lose ammonia and are converted into the solid form.
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  • In all cases there is a general tendency for other forms of energy to be transformed into heat on account of the friction of rough surfaces, the resistance of conductors, or similar causes, and thus to lose availability.
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  • It was a serious thing to lose a document.
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  • In what is known as the " hybrid " form of recorder the permanent magnets are provided with windings of insulated copper wire; the object of these windings is to provide a means of " refreshing " the magnets by means of a strong current temporarily sent through the coils when required, as it has been found that, owing to magnetic leakage and other causes, the magnets tend to lose their power, especially in hot climates.
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  • The elder noble families die out or lose their preponderance~ In some cities, as notably in.
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  • He was described to Pepys on his acquiring office as "one of a broken sort of people that have not much to lose and therefore will venture all," and as "a beggar having £1Too or £1200 a year, but owes above £10,000."
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  • The student will rarely lose by reading Gifford Lectures; but it will not always be upon theism that he finds himself better informed.
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  • A further stage in evolution is that the muscle-cells lose their connexion with the epithelium and come to lie entirely beneath it, forming a sub-epithelial contractile layer, developed chiefly in the tentacles of the polyp. The of the evolution of the ganglioncells is probably similar; an epithelial cell develops processes of nervous nature from the base, which come into connexion with the bases of the sensory cells, with the muscular cells, and with the similar processes of other nerve-cells; next the nerve-cell loses its connexion with the outer epithelium and becomes a sub-epithelial ganglion-cell which is closely connected with the muscular layer, conveying stimuli from the sensory cells to the contractile elements.
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  • One class g g of polyps, the dactylozoids of branching in the Plumularia-type; (dz), lose their mouth and compare with fig.
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  • P. Baglioni, who had been given estates but feared to lose them, joined forces to conspire against the Borgias.
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  • Deposition of a bishop by a synod, or of a priest or deacon by his bishop, is to take effect even pending an appeal, and a cleric continuing his functions after sentence in first instance is to lose all right of appeal.
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  • Any bishop, priest or deacon " importuning " the emperor, instead of exerting his right of appeal to synods, is to lose all right of appeal and never to be restored or pardoned.
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  • The sportive lemurs (Lepidolemur) are smaller than the typical species of Lemur, and the adults generally lose their upper incisors.
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  • They then gradually lose the power of growth, the oldest ones or those facthest from the apex parting with it first, and they pass gradually over into the condition of the permanent tissues.
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  • Some halophytes tend - to lose their succulence when cultivated in a nonsaline soil; and some non-halophytes tend to become succulent when cultivated in a salty soil; there is, it need scarcely be stated, little or no evidence that such characters are transmitted.
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  • The effect can also be demonstrated experimentally: thus it has been observed that a xerophyte grown in moist air will lose its characteristic adaptive features, and may even assume those of a hygrophyte.
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  • She was reported to have said that she cared not to lose France, England and her own country for him, and would go with him to the world's end in a white petticoat ere she left him.
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  • In the first case prayer will 'be accompanied with disinterested homage, praise and thankgiving, and will in fact tend to lose its distinctive character of entreaty or petition, passing into a mystic communing or converse with God.
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  • Veins of amethystine quartz are apt to lose their colour on the exposed outcrop.
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  • And the circumstances of his conquest were such that the true Normans among his following could not possibly lose themselves among the existing inhabitants of the island, while everything tended to make them lose themselves among their fellow-adventurers of other races, among whom, by the time the conquest was ended, they could hardly have been even a dominant element.
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  • In Sicily then the circumstances of the conquest led the Norman settlers to remain far more distinct from the older races of the land than they did in England, and in the end to lose themselves, not in those older races of the land, but in the settlers of other races who accompanied and followed them.
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  • Nor do the people work on the holidays of the church, the number of days they lose in this way amounting to nearly one-third of the whole year.
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  • Spiritualism has been accused of a tendency to produce insanity, but spiritualistic sittings carried on by private persons do not appear to he harmful provided those who find in themselves "mediumistic" powers do not lose their self-control and exercise these powers when they do not desire to do so, or against their better judgment.
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  • In the north it is due to the fact that the winds from the Pacific lose most of their moisture, especially in winter, on the western slopes of the Sierra Nevada; in the south it is due to the fact that the region lies in a zone of calms, and light, variable winds.
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  • It has been found to lose about 8% of its weight by drying.
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  • Only protonotaries and domestic prelates are for life; the others lose their dignity at the death of the pope who appointed them.
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  • " As the little water-drop poured into a large measure of wine seems to lose its own nature entirely and to take on both the taste and the colour of the wine; or as iron heated red-hot loses its own appearance and glows like fire; or as air filled with sunlight is transformed into the same brightness so that it does not so much appear to be illuminated as to be itself light - so must all human feeling towards the Holy One be self-dissolved in unspeakable wise, and wholly transfused into the will of God.
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  • 17 1915 Stamboliiski accompanied the other leaders of the Opposition to the palace, and, in a forcible speech and later in personal conversation, he warned the King with characteristic brusquerie that if he again plunged the country into war it would end in disaster and that he would lose his throne, if not his head.
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  • In common with other sciences, economics makes use of " abstractions"; but if for some problems we employ symbolic processes of reasoning, we must keep clearly in view the limits of their significance, and neither endow the symbols with attributes they can never possess, nor lose sight of the realities behind them.
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  • To add to his troubles he had the misfortune to lose his only son at the age of 37.
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  • The doctrine of the restoration appeared necessary because the spirit, in spite of its inherent freedom, cannot lose its true nature, and because the final purposes of God cannot be foiled.
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  • He did so with masterly skill and swiftness, and the triumphs of Ulm and Austerlitz hid from view the disaster of Trafalgar; and the only official reference to that crushing defeat was couched in these terms: "Storms caused us to lose some ships of the line after a fight imprudently engaged" (speech to the Legislature, 2nd of March 1806).
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  • But when she touched the mainland she at once became possessed of a frontier which could be attacked, and found herself compelled either to expand in self-defence or to lose the territory she had acquired.
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  • It is a peculiarity of the cotton-plant to lose a great many of its blooms and bolls.
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  • The crusading states had been founded by adventurers who thirsted for gain; and the primitive appetite did not lose its edge with the progress of time.
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  • That bread and wine should become flesh and blood and yet not lose the properties of bread and wine was, he held, contradictory to reason, and therefore irreconcilable with the truthfulness of God.
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  • It was a time of rapid expansion, marked by great missionary fervour, and may be called the Circuit Period, for even after the circuits were grouped into districts in 1821 they did not lose their privilege of missionary initiative.
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  • The imams do not form a priestly sect; they generally have other occupations, such as teaching in a school or keeping a shop, and may at any time be dismissed by the warden, in which case they lose the title of imam.
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  • The pronunciation of s was originally unvoiced: in English it is often used for the voiced sound as well, compare lose with loose, house with houses.
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  • Bloodhounds quest slowly and carefully, and when they lose the scent cast backwards until they recover the original trail and make a fresh attempt to follow it.
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  • His writings, which are chiefly theological and controversial, are largely formed of charges to his clergy, and sermons on different topics; but, though valuable and full of thought, they lose some of their force by the cumbrous German structure of the sentences, and by certain orthographical peculiarities in which the author indulged.
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  • He was now free to follow his own course of studies and began to lose his love for company, unless it were with those who were drawn like himself to religion.
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  • This mode has some disadvantages attending it; such sheets are difficult to handle; the crustaceous species are liable to have their surfaces rubbed; the foliaceous species become so compressed as to lose their characteristic appearance; and the spaces between the sheets caused by the thickness of the specimen permit the entrance of dust.
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  • The syn-aldoximes or treatment with acetyl chloride readily lose water and yield nitriles; the anti-aldoximes as a rule are acetylated and do not yield nitriles.
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  • On the other hand, the Russians, once their fatherland was invaded, became dominated by an ever-growing spirit of fanaticism, and they were by nature too obedient to their natural leaders, and too well inured to the hardships of campaigning, to lose their courage in a retreat.
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  • The enemy, having everything to gain and nothing to lose thereby, agreed finally to a six weeks' suspension of arms. This was perhaps the gravest military error of Napoleon's whole career, and his excuse for it, " want of adequate cavalry," is the strongest testimony as to the value of that arm.
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  • The severity with which Henry treated the last rebels was regarded as a blot upon his fame; but the only case of merely vindictive punishment was that of the poet Luke de la Barre, who was sentenced to lose his eyes for a lampoon upon the king, and only escaped the sentence by committing suicide.
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  • This practically closed Wellington's operations for the year 1810, his policy now being not to lose men in battle, but to reduce Massena by hunger and distress.
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  • In their natural condition the marekanite spheres are doubly refracting, but when they have been heated and very slowly cooled they lose this property and no longer exhibit any tendency to sudden disintegration.
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  • In 1521 Sultan Suleiman took it from the Hungarians, and from that year it remained in Turkish possession until 1688, when the Austrians captured it, only to lose it again in 1690.
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  • From 1 739 to 1789 the Turks were again its masters, when, in that last year, the Austrians under General Laudon carried it by assault, only to lose it again in 1792.
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  • The seeds readily lose their vitality, and on this account need special care in transport.
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  • Tubes are generally made up around mandrels, and allowed throughout the curing to remain imbedded i n p u lverized French chalk, which affords a useful support for many articles that tend to lose their shape during the process.
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  • Catholicism increasingly took for granted that a man imperilled his soul by thinking for himself; Protestantism replied that he could certainly lose it, if he left his thinking to another.
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  • Through or near this gap flow northwards in parallel courses the rivers Heri-rud (Tejend) and Murghab, until they lose themselves in the desert of Kara-kum.
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  • Now iron, nickel and cobalt all lose their magnetic quality when heated above certain critical temperatures which vary greatly for the three metals, and it was suspected by Faraday 3 as early as 1845 that manganese might really be a ferromagnetic metal having a critical temperature much below the ordinary temperature of the air.
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  • Violent accusations followed, indignantly repudiated; a diplomatic correspondence ensued, and a demand was made, and supported by the grand duke, for an apology, which the professor refused to make, preferring rather to lose his chair.
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  • These aldols generally lose the elements of water readily and pass into unsaturated compounds; aldol itself on distillation at ordinary atmospheric pressure gives crotonaldehyde, CH 3 � CH: CH.
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  • He could be broken but never bent, and his rude frankness accorded with his hard, sombre face, and alienated men's sympathies though it did not lose him their respect.
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  • Later, in his article " Chromatics " in the supplement to the 5th edition of this encyclopaedia, he shows that the colours " lose the mixed character of periodical colours, and resemble much more the ordinary prismatic spectrum, with intervals completely dark interposed," and explains it by the consideration that any phasedifference which may arise at neighbouring striae is multiplied in proportion to the total number of striae.
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  • It was the birthplace of Colonel Ephraim Elmer Ellsworth (1837-1861), the first Federal officer to lose his life in the Civil War.
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  • Such objects might be imitated in other materials and by successive copying lose their identity, or their first meaning might be otherwise forgotten, and they would ultimately exercise a purely decorative function.
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  • In the formation of these the tissues break down, and in course of time lose their characteristic histological features.
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  • These observers maintain that the cells from some cause lose, or may never have had developed, their functional activity, and thus FIG.
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  • The older Bel did not, however, entirely lose his standing.
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  • Thus it came about not only that classifications of disease based on superficial likeness - such as jaundice, dropsy, inflammation - were broken up, and their parts redistributed, but also that even more set diseases began to lose their settlements, and were recognized as terms of series, as transitory or culminating phases of perturbations which might be traced to their origins, and in their earlier stages perhaps withstood.
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  • Owing to a variety of causes Jacobitism began to lose ground after the accession of George I.
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  • He supposed that the filaments of water which graze along the sides of the pipe lose a portion of their velocity; that the contiguous filaments, having on this account a greater velocity, rub upon the former, and suffer a diminution of their celerity; and that the other filaments are affected with similar retardations proportional to their distance from the axis of the pipe.
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  • After a year's imprisonment in the Tower Prynne was sentenced by the star chamber on the 17th of February 1634 to be imprisoned for life, and also to be fined f5000, expelled from Lincoln's Inn, rendered incapable of returning to his profession, degraded from his degree in the university of Oxford, and set in the pillory, where he was to lose both his ears.
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  • At Ioo° C. the crystals lose 6 of their molecules of water; the remaining molecule goes off at 250°, a temperature which lies close to that at which the salt begins to decompose.
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  • The poor landowner, likely to lose all that he had from one kind of oppression or another, went to the great landowner, his neighbour, whose position gave him immunity from attack or the power to prevent official abuses, and begged to be protected.
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  • It is easy to lose one's bearings by over-emphasizing the importance of variation and exception.
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  • After his death, however, they quarrelled with the Fatimite rulers of Egypt (969) and began to lose their influence.
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  • The Andes lose their majestic height to the northward; and beyond Cerro Pasco the eastern chain sinks into a lower range between the Huallaga and Ucayali.
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  • The simple distillation of sea-water, and the production thereby of a certain proportion of chemically fresh water, is a very simple problem; but it is found that water which is merely evaporated and recondensed has a very disagreeable flat taste, and it is only after long exposure to pure atmospheric air, with continued agitation, or repeated pouring from one vessel to another, that it becomes sufficiently aerated to lose its unpleasant taste and smell and become drinkable.
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  • Arrived at this stage of development, the Annals now began to lose their primitive character, and henceforward became more and more indistinguishable from the Chronicles.
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  • But before accepting this conclusion as final, one must not lose sight of the fact that the so-called chiaroscuro engraving was at the height of its use in Italy at the same time that embassies from thc Christians in Japan visited Rome, and that it is thus possiblc that the suggestion at least may have been derived from Europe.
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  • The latter wished for more fasting, the prohibition of second marriages, a frank, courageous profession of Christianity in daily life, and entire separation from the world; the bishops, on the other hand, sought to make it as easy as possible to be a Christian, lest they should lose the greater part of their congregations.
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  • It crystallizes in prisms, which lose their water of crystallization at 160° C. The tellurates of the alkali metals are more or less soluble in water, those of the other metals being very sparingly or almost insoluble in water.
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  • Thus a comet may be encountered in the morning dawn or evening twilight, and without such an adjunct the astronomer may lose the whole available opportunity for observation in the vain endeavour to find a suitable comparison-star.
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  • Practically the difficulty of making these diaphragms for the different powers of the exact required equality is insuperable; but, if the observer is content to lose a certain amount of light, we see no reason why they may not readily be made slightly less.
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  • As a matter of experience, it is found that caking coals lose that property when exposed to the action of the air for a lengthened period, or by heating to about 300° C., and that the dust or slack of non-caking coal may, in some instances, be converted into a coherent coke by exposing it suddenly to a very high temperature, or compressing it strongly before charging it into the oven.
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  • His devotion, indeed, to the ideal of international socialism caused him, at the outbreak of the World War, to lose touch not only with British public feeling in general, but even with the sentiment of the Labour party which he led.
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  • During the last century and a half before the Christian era, the school, as it might be called, began to break up and to lose its individuality.
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  • The ecclesiastical rulers, however, were to lose their possessions if they abandoned the old faith.
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  • From this point of his career, when he had reached the age of forty, we lose sight of him almost wholly.
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  • In the freer atmosphere of Holland the exiles lose the antithetical attitude, with its narrowing and exaggerative tendency, and gain breadth and balance in the assertion of their distinctive testimony.
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  • At too° they lose all their water, and on further heating fuse at 843°.
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  • Eastern Washington, too, usually has a mild temperature, but occasionally some regions in this part of the state are visited by a continental extreme, and as the winds from the ocean lose most of their moisture in passing over the Cascades, the climate is either dry or arid according to elevation.
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  • In 1886 his opposition to the Central Asian Military railway caused him to lose his seat in the council.
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  • Many of the smaller streams in the Black Hills lose their waters in their lower courses through seepage and evaporation.
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  • This lasts into February, when the northerly current begins to lose strength, and the gradual heating of the land produces local sea breezes from the gulf along the coast-line.
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  • Notwithstanding its defects, Froude's History is a great achievement; it presents an important and powerful account of the Reformation period in England, and lays before us a picture of the past magnificently conceived, and painted in colours which will never lose their freshness and beauty.
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  • The grizzly bear is said to lose this power of climbing in the adult stage.
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  • The church, however, never attained any greater development, but on the contrary continued to lose adherents from century to century.
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  • They lose their validity unless confirmed within two months by the Parliament which subsequently meets.
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  • He must have died before 246, in which year his sister Claudia was fined for publicly expressing a wish that her brother Publius could rise from the grave to lose a second fleet and thereby diminish the number of the people.
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  • The great obstacle in the way of this, the only true solution of the difficulty, was the opposition of the Lithuanian magnates, who feared to lose the absolute dominancy they possessed in the grand-duchy if they were merged in the szlachta of the kingdom.
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  • They lose their facile cleavage and become hard, dark-coloured, slightly lustrous rocks, which have a splintery character or break into small cuboidal fragments.
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  • The commissioners feared that, so long as Greek was a sine qua non at the universities, these schools would be cut off from direct connexion with the universities, while the universities would in some degree lose their control over a portion of the higher culture of the nation.
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  • It did not, however, lose its independence, but became an ally of Rome, as is shown by an inscription, probably of the 2nd century B.C., in which it is recorded that the ambassadors of Tibur successfully cleared themselves before the Roman senate of a suspicion that they were acting contrary to their treaty with Rome.
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  • The last stage is reached when, in the highest tension and concentration, beholding in silence and utter forgetfulness of all things, it is able as it were to lose itself.
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  • He proposed the convocation of a national congress, but was overthrown by a conspiracy of Spaniards under one Yermo, who feared that they would lose their privileged position through severance from Spain.
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  • The rivers of Bechuanaland are, with few exceptions, intermittent or lose themselves in the desert.
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  • Other alleged discoveries, such as' the construction of early Roman history out of still earlier ballads, have not been equally fortunate; but if every positive conclusion of Niebuhr's had been refuted, his claim to be considered the first who dealt with the ancient history of Rome in a scientific spirit would remain unimpaired, and the new principles introduced by him into historical research would lose nothing of their importance.
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  • Readers of Dante know the idea that the dead have no shadows; this was no invention of the poet's but a piece of traditionary lore; at the present day among the Basutos it is held that a man walking by the brink of a river may lose his life if his shadow falls on the water, for a crocodile may seize it and draw him in; in Tasmania, North and South America and classical Europe is found the conception that the soul - o-tab., umbra - is somehow identical with the shadow of a man.
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  • With the rise of species, deities and the cult of individual animals, the path towards anthropomorphization and polytheism is opened and the respect paid to animals tends to lose its strict animistic character.
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  • The twigs are densely clothed with flat spreading linear leaves of a fine glossy green above and glaucous beneath; in the old trees they become shorter and more rigid and partly lose their distichous habit.
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  • His lose was greatly felt in the war of 1866.
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  • In this line there is a tendency 'to lose the last upper molar, but in Prolagus, which ranges in the Pliocene from Sardinia and Corsica to Spain, and forms a side-branch, the corresponding lower tooth has likewise disappeared.
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  • As these moulting periods approach, the worms lose their appetite and cease eating, and at each period of change they are left undisturbed and free from noise.
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  • Even the position of the Solomon Islands was now in uncertainty, for the Spaniards, fearing lest they should lose the benefits expected to accrue from these discoveries, kept secret the narratives of Mendana and Quiros.
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  • Without war the world would stagnate and lose itself in materialism."
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  • 3 Surely with all the existing activity in the removal of causes of war, in the reduction to precise expression of the rules of law governing the relations of states with one another, in the creation of international judicatures for the application of these rules, in the concluding of treaties specifically framed to facilitate the pacific settlement of difficulties diplomacy may have failed to adjust, in the promotion of democratic civilian armies with everything to lose by war,!and all the other agencies which have been described above, the hope seems warranted that, in no distant future, life among nations will become still more closely assimilated to life among citizens of the same nation, with legislation, administration, reform all tending to the one great object of law, order and peace among men.
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  • " With a slit width equal to twice the normal one we lose 6% of resolution, but obtain twice the intensity of light.
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  • With a slit equal in width to eight times the normal one the purity is reduced to o 45R, so that we lose rather more than half the resolving power and increase the light 3.7 times.
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  • In consequence the question as to the connexion of the spectrum with the temperature of the gas seems to the present writer to lose some of its force.
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  • As in a choir all the resources of an individual voice are used to strengthen the general effect, so must the individual lose his life that he may find it, witnessing by his share in the common service of the church to the ultimate unity of knowledge and harmony of truth.
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  • He crossed over to England with the royal bride, but, unlike Thomas Cromwell, he did not lose the royal favour when the king repudiated Anne, and in 1541, having already refused the bishopric of Hereford, he became dean of Canterbury and in 1544 dean of York.
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  • The episcopate and the great monastic prelacies continued to lose their independence, as was shown by Honorius II.
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  • The Tharthar (Assyrian Tartar, in Tukulti-Ninib II.'s inscription) begins in the Sinjar range and runs southwards, to lose itself in the desert a little above the latitude of Hit.
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  • To save himself from the penalties of high treason, Patkul fled from Stockholm to Switzerland, and was condemned in contumaciam to lose his right hand and his head.
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  • On heating, the crystals lose water, swell up, and give the anhydrous sulphate, which, on further heating, gives alumina.
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  • Certain springs and geysers lose some of their energy at intervals, while others gain; certain geysers have become quiescent, but some new ones have been formed.
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  • The seeds should be kept in sacks or bags in a dry place, and if from plants which are rare, or liable to lose their vitality, they are advantageously packed for transmission to a distance in hermetically sealed bottles or jars filled with earth or moss, without the addition of moisture.
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  • But as the rays of light, even in passing through transparent glass, lose much of their energy, which is further weakened in proportion to the distance it has to travel, the nearer the plant can be placed to the glass the more perfectly will its functions be performed; hence the importance of constructing the roofs at such an angle as will admit the most light, especially sunlight, at the time it is most required.
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  • In ordinary cases the potting soil should be just so far removed from dryness that when a handful is gently pressed it may hang together, but may lose its cohesion when dropped.
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  • He did not, however, lose sight of his`true goal; he collected a large library, and, after the conclusion of the Seven Years' War, in 1763, he resumed more enthusiastically than ever the studies which had been partially interrupted.
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  • "We lose much in him," wrote Goethe after Lessing's death, "more than we think."
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  • Never for one moment did William lose heart or relax his efforts and vigilance; he felt that with the two maritime provinces secure the national cause need not be despaired of.
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  • Moreover Gregory strictly forbade monks to minister in parish churches, ordaining that any monk who was promoted to such ecclesiastical cure should lose all rights in his monastery and should no longer reside there.
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  • He had the misfortune to lose his father at the age of two.
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  • It was in Krushevats that the last Servian tsar, Lazar, assembled his army to march against the Turks, and lose his empire, at Kosovo, in 1389.
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  • Now in oxidizing, or introducing more oxygen, for instance, by means of a mixture of sulphuric acid and potassium bichromate, and admitting that oxygen acts on both compounds in analogous ways, the two alcohols may give (as they lose two atoms of hydrogen) CH 3 CH 2 COH and CH 3 C0 CH 3.
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  • This seems to be the case with molten sulphur, which, when heated, becomes dark-coloured and plastic; and also in the case of metals, which obtain or lose magnetic properties without loss of continuous structure.
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  • On the south-west they lose themselves in the sandy desert of Registan, which wraps itself round the plain of Kandahar, and forms another impassable barrier.
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  • In tropical countries, however, many trees lose their leaves in the dry season.
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  • Reversing his fathers policy, Otto resolved that the dukes should act in the strictest sense as his vassals, or lose their dignities.
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  • They turned from him and decided that the pope should be asked to judge Henry; that if, within a year, the sentence of excommunication were not removed, the king should lose his crown; and that in the meantime he should live in retirement.
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  • Three times he refused to appear, and early in 1180 sentence was pronounced against him; he was condemned to lose all his lands and to go into banishment.
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  • As for the electors, they had the strongest possible motive forresisting the papal claim, because if this were once admitted they would quickly lose their grcrwing importance in the state, Lastly, the cities which had stood behind the Empire in the most difficult crises of its contest with Rome were not likely to desert it now.
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  • The Protestants responded by demanding that they should lose nothing which they had held before 1618, when the war began.
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  • The plan would establish a normal fleet, and the Reichstag, having once assented, would lose all power of controlling the naval budget.
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  • The air-bladder may be so reduced as to lose its hydrostatic function and become subservient to a sensory organ, its outer exposed surface being connected with the skin by a meatus between the bands of muscle, and conveying the thermobarometrical impressions to the auditory nerves.
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  • They did not wish to lose the opportunity which now was open to them of winning influence over the administration.
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  • In spite of all the precautions they took and the contracts they made, the Egyptians could never quite rid themselves of the dread that their tombs might decay and their cult be neglected; and they sought therefore to obtain by prayers and threats what they feared they might lose altogether.
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  • The treasury could not afford to lose the land-tax, which it would naturally forfeit by the first two of the above occurrences, and we read of various expedients being tried to prevent this loss.
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  • Malet, telegraphed that if Colonel Hickss army is destroyed, the Egyptian government will lose the whole of the Sudan, unless some assistance from the outside is given, and advised the withdrawal to some post on the Nile.
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  • The few and peaceful traders who explored those northern waters were careful never to lose sight of the Saxon, Frisian and Frankish shores during their passage.
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  • Not stopping to reflect that in the angry and suspicious state of men's minds he was sure to lose as much in one direction as he would gain in the other, Justinian entered into the idea, and put forth an edict exposing and denouncing the errors contained in the writings of Theodore generally, in the treatise of Theodoret against Cyril of Alexandria, and in a letter of Bishop Ibas (a letter whose authenticity was doubted, but which passed under his name) to the Persian bishop Marls.
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  • The Azhar students not seldom enter government offices and even hold important administrative posts, but they never lose the stamp of their education - the narrow, unteachable spirit, incapable of progress, always lost in external details, and never able to grasp principles and get behind forms to the substance of a matter.
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  • We lose trace of the plot to slay him from the 10th of October 1 545 till the end of May 1546, the documents being missing; but on the 29th of May 1546 Beaton was cruelly murdered in his castle of St Andrews.
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  • The United States, asserting that expatriation is an inalienable right of man, maintains that, to lose his right to American protection, the emigrant who has been naturalized in the United States must have done that for which he might have been tried and punished at the moment of his departure; it claims to protect him against the exaction of what at that moment was merely a future liability ' Cf.
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  • The enforced adoption of new names makes it easy to lose the historical identity of many who really belonged to the Minster Anabaptists, and, on the other hand, has led to the classification of many with the Munster sect who had no real connexion with it.
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  • Often an inferior chief will give up his title to a younger man, yet he himself will lose but little by so doing.
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  • There were slaves in many islands, either persons conquered in war, or those who had Lecn condemned to lose their personal liberty on account of evil conduct.
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  • He was ennobled in 1802, and in 1804 the duke of Weimar, unwilling to lose him, doubled his meagre salary of 400 talers.
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  • They therefore sent a joint deputation of Pharisees and Herodians to entrap Him with a question as to the Roman tribute, in answering which He must either lose His influence with the people or else lay Himself open to a charge of treason.
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  • He who seeks to gain his life will lose it.
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  • Western Palestine is a region intersected by groups of mountain peaks and ranges, forming a southern extension of the Lebanon system and running southward till they finally lose themselves in the desert.
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  • Thus the inspirations of genius, appropriated by those who imperfectly appreciate their subtle beauty and quality, become hackneyed and lose their charm and interest.
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  • Washington (9 vols., New York, 1853-1854), and - the best - by Paul 3 "Jefferson, in 1789, wrote some such stuff about the will of majorities, as a New Englander would lose his rank among men of sense to avow."
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  • He must be perfectly unembarrassed in the service of God, not bound by the common ties of life, nor entangled by relationships, which if he transgresses he will lose the character of a man of honour, while if he upholds them he will cease to be the messenger, watchman and herald of the gods.
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  • The early stages of morphinism are marked by moral degeneration; the patient seems to lose all sense of right and wrong, and will lie most plausibly and even thieve to obtain the drug; personal disorderliness, disregard of time, neglect of business and decline of family affection become soon evident.
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  • Orthodoxy triumphed, never again to lose its place as the state religion.
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  • Only after the introduction of sin did man lose his spiritual body, and acquire the animal nature with its distinction of sex.
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  • The attacking divisions were beginning to lose their offensive value, and the reserves were insufficient.
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  • John refused; he was summoned to Paris before the royal judges, and failing to appear was sentenced at the end of April 1202 to lose all his fiefs.
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  • The word, " What shall it profit a man if he gain the whole world and lose his own soul?"
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  • And even after this event, whatever may have been the attitude of churchmen towards the old heathen poetry, the kings and warriors would be slow to lose their interest in the heroic tales that had delighted their ancestors.
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  • But he did not lose heart; at once he threw himself into the double duty, which now devolved on himself and Pusey, of counselling the many who had hitherto followed the movement, and who, now in their perplexity, might be tempted to follow their leader's example, and at the same time of maintaining the rights of the church against what he held to be the encroachments of the state, as seen in such acts as the Gorham judgment, and the decision on Essays and Reviews.
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  • To the north-west of the volcanic island of Zebayir the depth is less than 500 fathoms; the bottom of the channel rises to the ioofathom line at Hanish Island (also volcanic), then shoals to 45 fathoms, and sinks again in about the latitude of Mokha in a narrow channel which curves westward round the island of Perim (depth 170 fathoms), to lose itself in the Indian Ocean.
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  • The wines which remain for a long period in cask gradually lose alcohol and water by evaporation, and therefore become in time extremely concentrated as regards the solid and relatively non-volatile matters contained in them.
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  • Llewelyn was, however, foolish enough to lose the results of this very favourable treaty by intriguing with the de Montfort family, and in 1273 he became betrothed to Eleanor de Montfort, the old Earl's only daughter, a piece of political folly which may possibly in some degree account for Edward's harsh treatment of the Welsh prince.
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  • There was also a shortlived attempt to declare that even a clerk in lower orders should lose his clerical privileges on his marriage; but Boniface VIII.
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  • Thus, the species inhabiting Sumatra, Java and Borneo are almost always much smaller than the closely allied species of Celebes and the Moluccas; the species or varieties of the small island of Amboyna are larger than the same species or closely allied forms inhabiting the surrounding islands; the species found in Celebes possess a peculiar form of wing, quite distinct from that of the same or closely allied species of adjacent islands; and, lastly, numerous species which have tailed wings in India and the western islands of the Archipelago, gradually lose the tail as we proceed eastward to New Guinea and the Pacific.
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  • So Peter also seemed to have thought, for though Mons was decapitated and his severed head, preserved in spirits, was placed in the apartments of the empress, she did not lose Peter's favour, attended him during his last illness, and closed his eyes when he expired (February 28, 1725).
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  • Thus the world, and all definite existences contained in it, would lose their independence and disappear in the "indeterminate."
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  • A saturated solution of the hydroxide deposits on cooling a hydrated form Ba(OH) 2.8H 2 0, as colourless quadratic prisms, which on exposure to air lose seven molecules of water of crystallization.
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  • These crystals on heating to 130° C. lose the water of crystallization and leave a residue of the anhydrous peroxide.
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  • It is not unusual in bad seasons for a single grower to lose 30 per acre in one season.
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  • These precipitated oxychlorides on continued boiling with water lose all their chlorine and ultimately give a residue of antimony trioxide.
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  • Kalat is the " hub " or centre, from which radiate the Bolan, the Mulla and the southern Lora affluents; but the Lora drains also the Pishin valley on the north; the two systems uniting in Shorawak, to lose themselves in the desert and swamps to the west of Nushki, on the road to Seistan.
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  • It is now admitted that, apart from treaty, custom has established very few consular privileges; that perhaps consuls may be arrested and incarcerated, not merely on criminal charges, but for civil debt; and that, if they engage in trade or become the owners of immovable property, their persons certainly lose protection.
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  • A touch of the finger will then often reduce them to quiet; but if the hoop be expanded, the included grease is so far attenuated as to lose its effect.
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  • It is probable that all these cases of resistance of seeds, spores, &c., are to be connected with the fact that completely dry albumin does not lose its coagulability on heating to I Io° C. for some hours, since it is well known that completely ripe spores and dry heat are the conditions of extreme experiments.
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  • In Gram's method, however, only some bacteria retain the stain, while others lose it.
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  • Hence the Nestorians, who insisted upon the duality of the natures to such a degree as to lose sight of the unity of the person, and who rejected the term Theotokos, repudiated the decrees both of Ephesus and of Chalcedon, and upon the promulgation of the decrees of Chalcedon formally separated from the church.
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  • The chests need to be kept in a dry warehouse for a length of time, but ultimately the opium ceases to lose moisture to the shell, and the latter becomes extremely solid.
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  • Both streams run from west to east across the plain of Damascus, which owes to them much of its fertility, and lose themselves in marshes, or lakes, as they are called, on the borders of the great Arabian desert.
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  • Beyond the Atrek and other rivers watering the northern valleys a few brackish and intermittent rivers lose themselves in the Great Kavir, which occupies the central and western parts of the province.
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  • Nevertheless a comparison between Lucernaria and its close ally Haliclystus shows clearly that the absence of sense-organs in the former is the result of secondary reduction, so that a true medusa may lose its most characteristic feature.
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  • They therefore ordered Herbert not to lose sight of the enemy, but rather to fight if he could secure an advantage of position.
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  • On this view, the nauplius, while no longer regarded as reproducing an ancestral type, does not altogether lose its phylogenetic significance.
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  • But to push the equation of St Paul with Simon Magus further than we are forced to by the facts of the case is to lose sight of the real character of the Clementines as the counterblast of Jewish to Samaritan Gnosticism and to obscure the greatness of Simon of Gitta, who was really the father of all heresy, a character which has been erroneously attributed to Simon Magus.
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  • A woman does not lose nor a man acquire right to property by marriage, and a wife may manage, sell, or will her property without the assent of her husband.
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  • These prescriptions are marked by a conscientious classification based on considerations of material, size and number; but they lose themselves in an exaggerated casuistry.
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  • As for the reasoning powers in animals, the accounts of monkeys learning by experience to break eggs carefully, and pick off bits of shell, so as not to lose the contents, or of the way in which rats or martens after a while can no longer be caught by the same kind of trap, with innumerable similar facts, show in the plainest way that the reason of animals goes so far as to form by new experience a new hypothesis of cause and effect which will henceforth guide their actions.
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  • Narrow and deep clefts, through which descend mountain torrents to lose themselves in the sandy soil of the coast land, afford means of reaching the plateau, or the easier route through the Hawash valley may be chosen.
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  • The enemy were thoroughly routed, but Campbell lost the opportunity of pushing the victory home by forbidding Outram to cross the bridge in pursuit if he thought he would lose a "single man," and by sending the cavalry away from the environs of the city at the critical moment.
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  • Now, though a pure specialist may be an abstraction of the mind, the tendency of specialists in any department naturally is to lose sight of the whole in attention to the particular categories or modes of nature's working which happen to be exemplified, and fruitfully applied, in their own sphere of investigation; and in proportion as this is the case it becomes necessary for their theories to be co-ordinated with the results of other inquirers, and set, as it were, in the light of the whole.
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  • "Better to suffer and to die," he said, "than lose one shade of my moral and political character."
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  • But all such bodies appear to lose their distinctive properties when heated in a vessel which nearly encloses them, for in that case those radiations which they do not emit are either transmitted through them from the walls of the vessel behind, or else reflected from their surface.
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  • The country could not afford to lose the goodwill of the emperor of the French, at that time one of the most powerful factors in Europe - in July 1869 Bratianu, although immensely popular, found it necessary to resign office, and with him fell the rest of the cabinet.
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  • The esprit bourru by which he was at all times distinguished, and which he now displayed in his rather arrogant Excuse a Ariste, unfitted him for controversy, and it was of vital importance to him that he should not lose the outward marks of favour which Richelieu continued to show him.
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  • In general these rivers lose themselves in some vlei in the desert land.
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  • The deciduous plants lose their foliage in the dry season but revive with the winter rains.
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  • Many younger sons from the colony, with nothing to lose, left their homes with horse and rifle to join the republican forces.
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  • None of its streams reaches the sea, but all lose their waters by seepage or evaporation.
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  • It crystallizes in needles, which are easily soluble in alcohol, and 'v hen heated above 130° C. lose carbon dioxide and leave a residue of quinoline-fl-carboxylic acid.
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  • But as time goes on, the works gradually lose the character of commentaries on the text, and develop into expositions of the law as a whole.
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  • The lambs are weaned towards the end of June and the ewes run on the poorest pasture till August to lose surplus fat.
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  • Slaveholders were not footloose; they had all to lose if they should carry their blacks into Kansas and should nevertheless fail to make it a slave-state.
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  • Any one of the great princes of the house of Egbert who had reigned from 871 to 975, would have fought a winning fight with such resources, and it took nearly twenty years of, ~thelreds tried incapacity to lose the game.
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  • Williams favorites had all to lose by his death.
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  • Did not Sir William Stanley, the best paid of those who betrayed Richard III., afterwards lose his head for a deliberate plot to betray Henry VII.?
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  • They declared that they were no Puritans themselves, but that, with such a dearth of able ministers, it was not well to lose the services of any one who was capable of preaching the gospel.
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  • It was believed that Gladstone on more than one occasion desired to escape from a position which he disliked by resigning office, and that the resignation was only averted through a consciousness that the ministry could not afford to lose its most eloquent member.
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  • But it is very doubtful whether Napoleon did not lose more than he gained by this addition.
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  • But their former tributaries no longer run their full course: the glacier-fed Zarafshan dries up amid the gardens of Bokhara soon after emerging from the highlands; and the Tejen and the Murghab lose themselves in the recesses of the Kara-kum desert.
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  • He had gone frankly to the professional money-lenders, who made advances to him in a speculation on his success": they were to get their money back with large interest or lose it altogether.
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  • Another Reform Bill, memorable for driving certain good Liberals into a Cave of Adullam, broke up the new government in a few months; Disraeli contributing to the result by the delivery of opinions not new to him and of lasting worth, though presently to be subordinated to arguments of an inferior order and much less characteristic. "At this rate," he said in 1866,"you will have a parliament that will entirely lose its command over the executive, and it will meet with less consideration and possess less influence."
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  • That there was a master motive for this resolution may be taken for granted; and it is to be found in a belief that not to throw back the Russian advance then was to lose England's last chance of postponing to a far future the predominance of a great rival power in the East.
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  • Africa after peace was signed, only to lose Botha almost immediately and to find himself, by the sudden death of his leader and close friend, Prime Minister of the Union in Sept.
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  • On the whole the facts seem to be against this supposition, though we need not suppose that the gnathobase was very large or the rami undeveloped in the buccal parapodia which were destined to lose their mandibular features and pass in front of the mouth.
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  • We find ourselves, when we try, compelled to lose our positive ideas of finite spaces in the negative idea of Immensity or Boundlessness, and our positive ideas of finite times in the negative thought of Endlessness.
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  • Citizens with anything to lose were driven to act for themselves.
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  • Dumouriez succeeded in rousing the spirit of the French; he occupied the defiles of the forest of Argonne, thus causing the enemy to lose many valuable days, and when at last they turned his position, he retreated without loss.
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  • And they would lose a great part of their significance if they did not testify to the continued existence in a man's personality of motives and tendencies likely to influence his conduct in the future as they have already influenced it in the past.
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  • "They tye three knottes," says old Richard Eden, "on a strynge hangyng at a whyp. When they lose one of these they rayse tollerable wynds.
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  • He now only contends that " virtue deserves to be chosen for its own sake, and vice to be avoided, though a man was sure for his own particular neither to gain nor lose anything by the practice of either."
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  • As compared with the earlier assize it prescribes greater severity of punishment for criminal offences; arson and forgery were henceforth to be crimes about which the jurors are to enquire; and those who failed at the ordeal were to lose a hand as well as a foot.
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  • As he found them so he left them, lingering in Dublin long enough to lose his own crown.
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  • The consolidated rate was now paid by the occupier, who would profit by economy and lose by extravagance.
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  • He was asked the meaning of the cross of St John which he wore on his doublet, and replied that it was the sign of a small benefice which he held from the pope, and would lose if he were not back by the 1st of January.
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  • The practice of "dumping" must be fairly met; if foreign goods were brought into England to undersell British manufacturers, either the Fair Wages Clause and the Factory Acts and the Compensation Act would have to be repealed, or the workmen would have to take lower wages, or lose their work.
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  • He had learnt prudence and self-restraint in the troubled times of the regency, and did not lose his moderation in success.
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  • Moreover, he held that it would be of no advantage to Prussia to create a new German state; if Denmark were to lose the duchies, he desired that Prussia should acquire them, and to recognize the Augustenburg claims would make this impossible.
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  • Caustic potash and caustic soda are locally very irritating, and destroy the tissues, but lose this quality when combined with acids as in the case of their carbonates, bicarbonates and borax.
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  • At the same time the non-striped muscles slightly lose their tonicity, and when very large doses are given the haemoglobin of the blood becomes converted into the chocolate-coloured methaemoglobin.
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  • All cultivated hemp belongs to the same species, Cannabis saliva; the special varieties such as Cannabis indica, Cannabis chinensis, &c., owe their differences to climate and soil, and they lose many of their peculiarities when cultivated in temperate regions.
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  • In a place that operated on rigged deals where demons didn't seem to lose, she was certain anything she asked Darkyn for was going to cost her.
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  • The brutal reality was that he'd double-bound her to ensure he didn't lose – and not because any part of him was capable of affection.
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  • If you win or lose, let it be on purpose, he said.
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  • A pair of older boys stood atop a corner building with a water cannon, letting lose on the paraders with a stream from their high, seemingly secure position—until the fire truck proved its might by soaking them and their perch, to the delight of the crowd.
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  • Darkyn wanted more than for past-Death to lose her bet; he intended to guarantee she never again became the threat she was.
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  • You weren't about to take a chance that you lose her, Gabriel said, grappling with the reasoning behind the demon lord's actions.
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  • She also said if I didn't want to lose you, I'd better start acting more like the man you married and less like the frightened zombie you brought home from the hospital.
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  • Do you know what happens if you lose a wager to a deity? past-Death challenged.
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  • She cannot do what the nishani must to help Anshan, and once our people see her, they'll lose their faith in him.
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  • Her face flushed, but she didn't lose the look of resolution in her features.
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  • With every step toward the phone she told herself she shouldn't answer it – shouldn't lose her temper.
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  • I have a bad feeling about this trip — like I'm going to lose you.
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  • If she didn't face that nagging fear, she was going to lose the two people she cared about most — Alex and Jonathan.
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  • "An Oracle—" "—has nothing to lose right now and doesn't mind breaking your rules."
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  • In a vain attempt to lose some weight, I have taken to reading the labels on the food I buy.
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  • You ca n't abort a mare, Pa says, or you'll lose her.
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  • All who reach old age must lose their strength and become like him, feeble and gray.
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  • And because of this, we would therefore lose the inevitable relationships that naturally formed?
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  • The house will know where everything in it is; you will never again lose your keys or your child's favorite stuffed animal.
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  • In a world without scarcity, or that has scarcity at such a trivial level it is hardly noticeable, all the conventional theories and dogmas lose their meaning.
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  • Do not let us lose any time...
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  • Weyrother, with the gesture of a man too busy to lose a moment, glanced at Kutuzov and, having convinced himself that he was asleep, took up a paper and in a loud, monotonous voice began to read out the dispositions for the impending battle, under a heading which he also read out:
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  • As soon as historians of different nationalities and tendencies begin to describe the same event, the replies they give immediately lose all meaning, for this force is understood by them all not only differently but often in quite contradictory ways.
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  • We have one other small matter between us, but" past-Death smiled again "I don't lose.
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  • She.d lose her sister, her only family, and Rhyn hadn.t yet proven he could keep her safe.
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  • She didn.t want to lose him just yet.
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  • There was something about the warrior that warned her he didn't lose his battles.
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  • You're not going to lose me, I'm here and I'm not going anywhere.
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  • If he stayed, he'd lose her forever.
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  • You could lose me any time.
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  • Similar principles apply in infinite detail to the treatment of wind instruments, and we must never lose sight of them in speculating as to the reasons why the genius of Beethoven was able to carry instrumentation into worlds of which Haydn and Mozart never dreamt, or why, having gone so far, it left anything unexplored.
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  • However, one should never lose hope of beating a food addiction.
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  • The detachable antenna is easy to lose and it would be better with a solid one.
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  • Arcadia ego Brideshead did not make me lose my (rather desperate attempt at) faith.
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  • Slowly, the old land-owning aristocracy was beginning to lose ground to the abstract forces of money.
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  • Nor need a welfare attorney who becomes bankrupt lose their powers.
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  • Trying to be in control can sometimes backfire - you can lose what you might have gained.
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  • A couple of hours passed with nothing until I managed to lose a good barbel in a snag, last cast.
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  • Britain is about to lose that birthright of the law and with it, its nationhood.
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  • Blades usually lose their set before becoming blunt, by being trapped in the felling cuts of trees.
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  • In the last lesson we saw that atoms can lose or gain electrons to form ionic bonds.
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  • We rapidly lose interest in the mystery that shrouds the eponymous boogeyman.
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  • We may well hear more about this case, but if Debenhams do eventually lose it will at least make the bookkeeping easier.
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  • Why should a family lose a breadwinner and the company and its directors that committed this crime lose nothing?
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  • In the latest version you completely lose the locus of control, you have limited chances of stopping breakaways.
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  • Once you lose the Fatherhood of God, you soon lose the brotherhood of man.
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  • The only real way to lose weight is by eating fewer calories than your body burns in a given day.
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  • If they are on a base they have a catcher, but they can't see the bowler bowling and lose interest.
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  • Brazil ' s central bank loses $ 68m How do you lose $ 68m?
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  • He began to lose his focus and a lot of he general chitchat of the staff just washed over his head.
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  • Local papers that unfairly undermine local institutions to boost circulation will lose their readers ' trust.
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  • In the scenario above, the work library will clobber the home library, and you would lose the four new references.
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  • Page 387, fourth paragraph, lines 3-4 The earlier query did not lose it's joins predicate tho transitive closure - so.. .
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  • You could lose some traffic to your dot com competitor.
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  • Don't lose the blanky Comfort Blankets has revamped what must be the most popular brand of baby comforters.
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  • Now, changes recommended by the electoral commission mean his ward will lose at least 600 electors, most of them Protestants.
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  • A swing in the economic or political conjuncture suffices for such radicals to lose their bearings.
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  • Keeping areas contiguous with district areas would, however, lose the operational efficiency of common destinations.
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  • There were " Violent tornados of temper when he would lose himself " as Bond & Tobin put it, not continual aggravation.
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  • The visitors somehow contrived to lose 20 wickets in a day at a ground where the pitches are renowned for being batsmen friendly.
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  • In the intro section of the game there are a few more details on why the undercover cop seems to have nothing to lose.
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  • Patients can also lose their vocal cords, used to produce speech sounds.
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  • If a mermaid was to marry a fin man she would slowly lose her beauty, until she became an ugly crone.
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  • Lose yourself in a snowy forest, toast the occasion by a log fire, go cross-country skiing to work up an appetite.
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