Losing sentence example

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  • Worse, she was losing her grip on the magic within her.

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  • Losing Josh was like losing a brother.

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  • It's tough losing a father.

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  • She never thought she had a chance of losing this round.

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  • I've been losing some good ones.

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  • She already sensed she was fighting a losing battle.

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  • For her, losing them was painful enough, but losing a mate - that would be agonizing.

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  • Was he being sarcastic, or was he still miffed about the losing the mules?

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  • When he finished the chores, he swallowed three aspirins and went outside to shovel the accumulating snow, hoping further activity might dissipate the anger he felt, not only at Shipton, but at himself for losing it in so public and childish manner.

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  • Freed from worry about losing a job they do not enjoy, encouraged to follow their dreams and passions, I believe most will want to do just that.

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  • This time, Dusty was going to kill her for losing his car.

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  • Voices prevented her from losing herself to her pain.

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  • Losing a soul was always a possibility.

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  • He.d never risk losing something so valuable!

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  • You don't pick losing start-ups to invest in, why aren't they after you?

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  • You know, when I was down in that room losing my mind, you said something that made me start to see things differently.

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  • She moved close to the bars and sat, never losing his gaze, then tilted her head and let out a soft whimper.

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  • I have seen her through some pretty nasty heartache, but honestly, I'm not confident she could survive losing you, and now she won't have to.

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  • The last thing he needed was Connor losing it from too much human scent his first time out.

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  • To tell the truth, I did it because I was pissed off at him over my losing Annie.

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  • The camera isn't worth anything but she's really disturbed at losing her pictures.

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  • She had to wait for the right moment, when she wouldn't risk losing him.

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  • I feel like I'm winning my battles but losing the war.

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  • I don't think you're losing the war.

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  • The only danger he saw of losing his mate – again – was if she had any outstanding debt to Darkyn.

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  • She cried as if she was losing him.

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  • Deidre felt the sense of losing it again.

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  • She willed herself there, concentrating hard to keep from losing the connection.

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  • She was silent, surprised as much by his information as she was by the turning of her stomach at the thought of losing Rhyn.

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  • After all his sacrifices, after losing Lilith and Katie to Rhyn, he wasn.t sure what he.d do if Hannah chose someone other than him as her mate.

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  • I.m losing patience with you, my pet.

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  • Like his sisters and advisors, he was losing faith that his nishani existed.

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  • If A'Ran had mated with a proper nishani, we'd not be losing this war.

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  • Mison might try to blow A'Ran up, or the Council change its mind, or A'Ran would destroy everything to win his war, even if it meant losing her.

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  • I need to tell you something that is going to change everything for you, and I am so afraid of losing you, I just don't know how.

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  • Well, we don't have to worry about him losing it and feeding on mom.

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  • She finally turned to him, and by the set of her jaw he knew he was fighting a losing battle.

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  • Marching thirty miles that stormy night across roadless hills, with his hungry, ill-shod soldiers, and losing a third of his men as stragglers by the way, Bagration came out on the Vienna-Znaim road at Hollabrunn a few hours ahead of the French who were approaching Hollabrunn from Vienna.

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  • He carried close to his leg a narrow unsheathed sword (small, curved, and not like a real weapon) and looked now at the superior officers and now back at the men without losing step, his whole powerful body turning flexibly.

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  • Other columns after losing half their men were retreating in disorderly confused masses.

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  • It would be different if you grudged losing a laborer--that's how I regard him--but you want to cure him from love of him.

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  • The French losses were almost equal to ours, but very early we said to ourselves that we were losing the battle, and we did lose it.

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  • I knew I was losing control and I should have stopped then.

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  • You could lie and tell him Humphries said it wasn't really his fault and his mother was just upset at losing a daughter.

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  • I've been afraid of losing him my whole life.

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  • It was good that Cora had faith in Gabriel when he was losing death dealers who no longer believed in him.

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  • Every time the subject of your father came up, you got defensive and I backed off because I was afraid of losing you.

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  • It's the only deal I ever lost that I didn't mind losing.

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  • But I wouldn't want to take a chance on losing you.

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  • No reason except the fact that she was losing a lot of sleep.

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  • She didn't want to think about losing the man who made her feel something so strong for the first time in her life.

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  • Gods, but he could smell her sweet scent!  Her large eyes seemed to see right through him.  He feared reaching out, in case she slid through his fingers like smoke.  He'd lost her in life; he wasn't going to risk losing her in his dreams.  He could imagine closing the distance between them, sweeping her up into his arms, and making love to her on the beach.

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  • No one more than me.  I've got to deal with losing him and trying to manage you all.

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  • Will you promise to protect Hannah, Toby and everyone else, even if it means losing me?

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  • He was losing time to find her.

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  • Both were in their late 30's, losing their hair, gaining a mid-section and happily married.

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  • He appar­ently was given a whiff of the bigs in a losing September when a few fortunate minor leaguers get a peek of how the other side lives.

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  • She didn't seem shocked at losing her business associate.

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  • You loved me enough to risk losing me, and almost did, just because it was the right thing to do.

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  • For a moment the idea of totally losing her identity was a frightening reality.

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  • And Dad, worn out from working the farm all day; disgruntled by years of fighting a losing battle with nature - of never having enough money to take care of his family properly.

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  • I want to adopt Jonathan, but I'm afraid of losing him.

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  • We've lost one child already and I don't think I could stand losing Jonathan as well.

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  • She wasn't about to go through losing someone she cared about or letting Darian go through his loss again.

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  • But doing so also meant sacrificing her independence and the risk of losing everything that meant something to her, a potential lifetime of pain.

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  • For the first time in her life, she thought she'd found someone she wasn't sure she could challenge without losing herself in the game.

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  • The idea of losing herself to Darian was more appealing than she expected.

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  • He didn't know if she still yearned for her husband during a time when marriages among servants were arranged, but there was nothing that could soothe the ache a mother felt at losing her child.

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  • Could you live through losing Damian?

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  • I'm losing vamps right and left to them.

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  • That she'd had a god off balance for so long—and it took losing her magic for him to finally score—was an accomplishment.

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  • She couldn't let it stop her now, though this kind of fear was far different than that of losing her life or failure on a mission.

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  • She was losing blood fast, her movements growing heavy.

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  • Her chest grew almost too tight to breathe at the thought of losing him so soon.

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  • Panic rose within him at the thought of losing his little brother, especially now that Damian was a father.

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  • He was too wise to risk losing her before he learned her secrets.

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  • He didn't need the distraction of worrying about the queen while trying to prevent them from losing the war!

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  • Somehow I think I'll wind up on the losing side no matter what happens.

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  • If you're so concerned about losing money, why don't you just give it up?

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  • Losing him was no longer a possibility.

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  • The only thing I'm worried about is losing you.

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  • Why would he be worried about losing her?

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  • Why was he so concerned about losing her?

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  • Xander rubbed his face, agitated at losing his dinner and his night of fun.

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  • The thought of losing her job on the first day made her eyes water.

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  • Losing her temper wasn't going to get her anywhere, especially now that she knew he was trying to provoke her.

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  • You won't risk losing it to sue me, he said and reached for her injured arm.

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  • Losing his family at such an early age, I understand why, she said, thoughts on her cousins.

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  • He hated any feeling, especially the ones that told him he wasn't going to be able to live with losing Jessi.

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  • Unable to sort through why he was so close to losing it, he wiped the blood from his face onto his arm and trailed her.

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  • Rarely losing touch of earth, and sometimes of the earth earthy, she is still at heart a spiritualist.

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  • Of the immigrant arrivals for the forty-seven years given, 1,331,536 were Italians, 4 1 4,973 Spaniards, 170,293 French, 37,953 Austrians, 35,435 British, 30,699 Germans, 25,775 Swiss, 19,521 Belgians, and the others of diverse nationalities, so that Argentina is in no danger of losing her Latin character through immigration.

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  • In this way the medusa sinks from an independent per sonality to an organ of the polyp-colony, becoming a so-called medusoid gonophore, or bearer of the reproductive organs, and losing gradually all organs necessary for an independent existence, namely those of sense, locomotion and nutrition.

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  • The speaker seeks to make intelligible the appearance of art and contrivance in the world as a result of a natural settlement of the universe (which passes through a succession of chaotic conditions) into a stable condition, having a constancy in its forms, yet without its several parts losing their motion and fluctuation.

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  • He formed a comprehensive theory of the variations of climate with latitude and season, and was convinced of the necessity of a circulation of water between the sea and rivers, though, like Plato, he held that this took place by water rising from the sea through crevices in the rocks, losing it .s dissolved salts in the process.

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  • After losing most of his companions he himself and the rest perished in a rapid on the Niger at Busa, having been attacked from the shore by order of a chief who thought he had not received suitable presents.

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  • By this time Dozsa was losing control of the rabble, which had fallen under the influence of the socialist parson of Czegled, Lorincz Meszaros.

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  • Losing them it might sink into a lifeless theory.

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  • In this way we can reconcile the fact that the sun is certainly losing heat with the fact that the change in temperature has not been large enough to be perceived within historic times.

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  • It includes an immense high and broken plateau which spreads from south-west to north-east, losing in width and altitude as it advances north-east.

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  • The Manchus and Mongols are chiefly Buddhist, with letters derived from the ancient Syriac. The Manchus are now said to be gradually falling under the influence of Chinese civilization, and to be losing their old nomadic habits, and even their peculiar language.

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  • A powerful but not disinterested ally was found in the king's uncle, Agesilaus, who hoped to rid himself of his debts without losing his vast estates.

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  • The chief adviser of Theodoric, the East Gothic king in Italy, he accepted with ardour that monarch's great scheme, if indeed, he did not himself originally suggest it, of welding Roman and Goth together into one harmonious state which should preserve the social refinement and the intellectual culture of the Latin-speaking races without losing the hardy virtues of their Teutonic conquerors.

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  • Other enemies and rivals also joined in the attack, and for some time Firdousi's position was very precarious, though his pre-eminent talents and obvious fitness for the work prevented him from losing his post.

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  • Events had shown that, even after losing half a million of men in Russia, he was a match for her and Prussia combined.

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  • The autocrat felt cramped and chafed on all sides by the necessity of posing as a constitutional sovereign; and, while losing something of the old rigidity, he lost very much of the old energy, both in thought and action.

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  • Here it becomes encysted, and losing its boring apparatus and claw-bearing processes remains for a time quiescent.

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  • It belongs to the group of old Slavonic states which have preserved their nationality while losing their political independence.

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  • About the same time Martin Luther was in the full course of his protest against the papal supremacy and had already burnt the pope's bull at Worms. The two opponents were girding themselves for the struggle; and what the Church of Rome was losing by the defection of the Augustinian was being counterbalanced by the conversion of the founder of the Society of Jesus.

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  • The university of Paris had reached its zenith at the time of the council of Constance (1418), and was now losing its intellectual leadership under the attacks of the Renaissance and the Reformation.

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  • In 1199-1201 he was supporting in turn Cathal Carrach and Cathal Crovderg for the native throne, but he was expelled from Limerick in 1203, and, losing his Connaught, though not his Munster estates, died in 1205.

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  • In a pitched battle fought on the 10th of January 1904 at Jidballi in the Nogal country the enemy were routed, losing over loon men in killed alone, while the British loss in killed and wounded was 58.

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  • As native influences, however, began to reassert themselves in the Nile valley, Alexandria gradually became an alien city, more and more detached from Egypt; and, losing much of its commerce as the peace of the empire broke up during the 3rd century A.D., it declined fast in population and splendour.

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  • The interesting nomadic tribe of Karagasses, in the Sayan mountains, is disappearing; the few representatives are rapidly losing their anthropological.

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  • Seneca even made the discussion of such problems into a regular discipline, claiming that their concrete character gave an interest in morality to those who had no love for abstractions; while they prevented those who had from losing themselves in the clouds.

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  • The German volunteers, forming about 15%, had to evacuate according to the armistice of July 3, losing the advantages of the Dec. agreement.

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  • In the care and defence of her young the vixen displays extraordinary solicitude and boldness, altogether losing on such occasions her accustomed timidity and caution.

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  • The Boers had firearms, the Zulus their assegais only, and after a three hours' fight the Zulus were totally defeated, losing thousands killed, while the farmers' casualties were under 1 Captain Allen Francis Gardiner (1 79418 5 1) left Natal in 1838, subsequently devoting himself to missionary work in South America, being known as the missionary to Patagonia.

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  • On the night of the 23rd of May Smith made an unsuccessful attack on the Boer camp, losing his guns and fifty men killed and wounded.

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  • After losing many men the Great King comes back to the place where he crossed the Danube, finds the Ionians still guarding the bridge in spite of the attempts of the Scyths to make them desert, and safely re-enters his own dominions.

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  • According to the hypothesis of Waldeyer and Thiersch there is perfect equilibrium between the normal epithelium and its supporting structure, the connective tissue, but with advancing age this balance is upset owing to the connective tissue gradually losing its restraining power.

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  • At mid-day next day the Zulu army made a desperate attack, lasting over four hours, on Wood's camp at Kambula; the enemy - over 20,000 strong - was driven off, losing fully 1000 men, while the British casualties were 18 killed and 65 wounded.

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  • Unfortunately the national art is losing its distinctive type through contact with western civilization.

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  • Processes of annealing, or very gradual cooling, are intended to relieve these strains, but such processes are only completely effective when the cooling, particularly through those ranges of temperature where the glass is just losing the last traces of plasticity, is extremely gradual, a rate measured in hours per degree Centigrade being required.

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  • Above the level of the ground-water the soil is kept moist by capillary attraction and by evaporation of the water below, by rainfall, and by movements of the ground-water; on the other hand, the upper layers are constantly losing moisture by evaporation from the surface and through vegetation.

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  • But with the extension of the East and West trade beyond the confines of the Baltic, this association by the end of the century was losing its position of leadership. Its inheritance passed to the gradually forming union of towns, chiefly those known as Wendish, which looked to Lubeck as their head.

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  • It was not so much the value of Tacna and Arica that put difficulties in the way of a settlement as the fact that the national pride of the Peruvians ill brooked the idea of permanently losing all claim to this section of country.

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  • He had valued more than anything else a teacher's influence over other minds, and as he began to feel that he was losing it he grew jealous of the success of those who had outgrown this influence.

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  • By repeated hammering and polishing the expert obtains such control of the wood-grain pattern that its sinuosities and eddies seem to have developed symmetry without losing anything of their fantastic grace.

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  • Since the establishment of the privileged province they have lost the Ottoman support which used to compensate for their numerical inferiority as compared with the Christians; and they are fast losing also their old habits and distinctiveness.

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  • One of the greatest difficulties in the treatment of gold by amalgamation, and more particularly in the treatment of pyrites, arises from the so-called " sickening " or " flouring " of the mercury; that is, the particles, losing their bright metallic surfaces, are no longer capable of coalescing with or taking up other metals.

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  • The 6th Corps only was severely shaken, the 4th (the best in the whole army), though it had fought hard twice within fortyeight hours, losing nearly 30% of its strength, was still well in hand, and the 3rd, 2nd and Imperial Guards were almost intact.

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  • At three o'clock in the afternoon, Dahlberg leading the way, the army reached Grimsted in Laaland without losing a man.

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  • There is also a great seasonal change in appearance and colour in this squirrel, owing to the ears losing their tufts of hair and to the bleaching of the tail.

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  • The body is continually losing mass by the loss of individual molecules in this way, and this explains the process of evaporation.

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  • Eugene was now closely engaged with the elector of Bavaria, and both sides were losing heavily.

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  • In order to serve Indian interests he played off British, Spanish and American interests against one another, but before he died he saw that he was fighting in a losing cause, and, changing his policy, endeavoured to provide for the training of the Muscogees in the white man's civilization.

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  • Englishmen, wandering inland and losing their way, have been found and brought back by them.

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  • That city, founded by Alexander the Great about the time when Greece, in losing her national independence, lost also her intellectual supremacy, was in every way admirably adapted for becoming the new centre of the world's activity and thought.

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  • The paper failed in less than three weeks, the printers losing only $50 or $60 by the experiment.

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  • On the 27th cf November, after losing 12,000 men, the assault was abandoned.

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  • In the Baltic, where the water is gradually losing its saline constituents, thus becoming less adapted for the development of marine species, the herring continues to exist in large numbers, but as a dwarfed form, not growing either to the size or to the condition of the North-Sea herring.

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  • Af ter losing the commander in the Philippines and discovering Borneo, the two surviving ships reached the Moluccas late in 1520.

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  • But the Romanists (who form 13% of the electors) are steadily growing in numbers and in influence, while the Christian Catholics are losing ground rapidly, the highest number of votes received by a candidate for the conseil superieur having fallen from 2003 in 1874 to 806 in 1890 and 507 in 1906, while they are abandoning the country churches (some were lost as early as 1892) which they had taken from the Romanists in the course of the Kulturkampf.

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  • Losing with the dissolution of the Western Empire its position as the state church, it became itself a new empire, the heir of the glory and dignity of Rome, and the greatest influence making for the peace and unity of the western world.

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  • After a very severe struggle he was repulsed with the loss of a quarter of his men, Jackson's divisions suffering even more severely and losing nearly all their generals and colonels.

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  • Again want of support checked the Federals and the fight became stationary, both sides losing many men.

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  • Still, Lee was losing men, few it is true, but most precious, since it was impossible to replace them, while the North poured unlimited numbers into the Federal camps.

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  • From that time he played a losing game.

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  • The government had been losing ground in the country, and Mr Lloyd George and Mr Winston Churchill were conspicuously in alliance in advocating the use of the budget for introducing drastic reforms in regard to licensing and land, which the resistance of the House of Lords prevented the Radical party from effecting by ordinary legislation.

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  • But while thus gaining power in one direction, the Society was losing it in another.

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  • Losing his cause, he appealed to the parlement of Paris, and it, to decide the issue raised by Ricci, required the constitutions of the Jesuits to be produced in evidence, and affirmed the judgment of the courts below.

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  • The rivers of Canada, except the St Lawrence, are losing their importance as means of communication from year to year, as railways spread over the interior and cross the mountains to the Pacific; but from the point of view of the physical geographer there are few things more remarkable than the intricate and comprehensive way, in which they drain the country.

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  • They made use of no intercalation, and by losing a fourth of a day every year, the commencement of the year went back one day in every period of four years, and consequently made a revolution of the seasons in 1461 years.

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  • Even this function is losing its significance.

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  • As yet no means are known which call so much into action as a great war, that rough energy born of the camp, that deep impersonality born of hatred, that conscience born of murder and cold-bloodedness, that fervour born of effort in the annihilation of the enemy, that proud indifference to loss, to one's own existence, to that of one's fellows, to that earthquake-like soul-shaking which a people needs when it is losing its vitality."

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  • When the molecule is losing energy the intensity of each kind of radiation depends principally on the rapidity with which it can be renewed by molecular impacts.

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  • The real causes, however, which kept the government in office, were gradually losing their validity.

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  • In the Straits his ship suffered heavily, losing 130 officers and men.

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  • After annexation, the city of Ferrara sank rapidly from her perhaps artificial prosperity to the dead level, losing two-thirds of her population in the process.

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  • Near at hand are the ruins of Cranii, which afford fine examples of Greek military architecture; and at the west side of the harbour there is a curious stream, flowing from the sea, and employed to drive mills before losing itself in caverns inland.

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  • After some successes he was defeated by Tilly at Hochst in June 1622; then, dismissed from Frederick's service, he entered that of the United Provinces, losing an arm at the battle of Fleurus, a victory he did much to win.

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  • The little treatise became widely popular, gaining rather than losing popularity in the 18th century.

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  • It was secularized in 1803 and was given to Prussia, and after losing it for a few years that country regained it by the settlement of 1815.

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  • The destroyer "North Star" losing her bearings in the smoke had emerged from the smoke screen and coming under a heavy fire was reduced to a sinking condition.

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  • It was also necessary to give the fine charcoal a thin coating of calcium oxide by soaking it in lime-water, for the temperature was so high that unless it was thus protected it was gradually converted into graphite, losing its insulating power and diffusing the current through the lining and walls of the furnace.

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  • Professor Delitzsch estimated that i oo,000 Jews had embraced Christianity in the first three quarters of the i 9th century; and Dr Dalman of Leipzig says that " if all those who have entered the Church and their descendants had remained together, instead of losing themselves among the other peoples, there would now be a believing Israel to be counted by millions, and no one would have ventured to speak of the uselessness of preaching the Gospel to the Jews."

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  • This brittleness has therefore in general to be mitigated or " tempered," unfortunately at the cost of losing part of the hardness proper, by reheating the hardened steel slightly,

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  • C. Fuller, who succeeded Sir Donald Stewart as chief commissioner early in 1905, was able to report in the following year that among the Ashanti suspicion of the "white man's" ulterior motives was speedily losing ground.

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  • We thus see that radium is continually losing matter and energy as electricity; it is also losing energy as heat, for, as was observed by Curie and Laborde, the temperature of a radium salt is always a degree or two above that of the atmosphere, and they estimated that a gramme of pure radium would emit about 100 gramme-calories per hour.

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  • Even in these purely secular affairs, moreover, his timidity and indecision prevented him from pursuing a consistent policy; and his ill fortune, or his lack of judgment, placed him, as long as he had the power of choice, ever on the losing side.

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  • In 1201 he went on a diplomatic mission to Philip Augustus of France, and in 1202 he returned to England to keep the kingdom in peace while John was losing his continental possessions.

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  • In 1522 it received the arms and title of ciudad, and its church was made the cathedral of the island (Baracoa losing the honour).

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  • He was attacked by 1200 tribesmen and utterly routed, losing 4 Krupp guns, 2 machine guns and 3000 rifles.

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  • He arrived on the 7th of August and captured it by storm, the dervishes losing 250 killed and 50 prisoners.

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  • The 21st Lancers gallantly charged a body of 2000 dervishes which was unexpectedly met in a khor on the left flank, and drove them westward, the Lancers losing a fifth of their number in killed and wounded.

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  • The 16th-century methods were specially fitted for highly developed music when words were few and embodied ideas of such important emotional significance or finality that they could be constantly repeated without losing force.

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  • But the relations of Philo- pure thought, losing their inwardness, appear as relations of of space and time; the abstract development of thought sophy nature.

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  • The metal-work of China and Japan, so pleasantly naïve and inexpensive, though becoming undesirably modified as to design through contact with European buyers, is losing none of its matchless technique, which indeed in Japan is still being developed.

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  • It seemed impossible to admit that an animal which lives for years without losing its gills, and is able to propagate in that state, could be anything but a perfect form.

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  • Artillery could make little impression upon the massive walls of mud, but at last a breach was effected by mining, and the city was taken by storm, thus losing its general reputation throughout India for impregnability, which had threatened to become a political danger.

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  • The stars are known to be continually losing enormous quantities of energy by radiating their heat into space.

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  • This appeal has been called by a European scholar "one of the unworthiest comedies of the whole world's history," accepting the report of very partial Arabic writers that it happened when the Syrians were on the point of losing the battle.

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