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  • Towers and temples are the luxury of princes.

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  • She relaxed in the luxury of leather seat covers and a smooth ride, content simply to watch him drive.

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  • The luxury of one class is counterbalanced by the indigence of another.

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  • Ethel lived in the pride of Parkside, a new six-story luxury apartment building southeast of town.

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  • At this time the state had been brought to the brink of ruin by the growth of avarice and luxury; there was a glaring inequality in the distribution of land and wealth, and the number of full citizens had sunk to 700, of whom about roc practically monopolized the land.

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  • What is the nature of the luxury which enervates and destroys nations?

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  • If he pushes back, the Original Other won't have the luxury of options for taking the gem.

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  • The barons alternated between the extravagances of Western chivalry and the attractions of Eastern luxury: they returned from the field to divans with frescoed walls and floors of mosaic, Persian rugs and embroidered silk hangings.

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  • You will find sleeping to be an unnecessary luxury as well.

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  • In the days of its independence it issued an important series of coins, and in luxury it vied with Capua.

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  • There Jerome, though frequently rebuked by the emperor, displayed his fondness for luxury, indulged in numerous amours and ran deeply into debt.

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  • She wondered what a life surrounded by those with the luxury to care for one another was like.

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  • The splendour and luxury of the court of Philip surpassed that of any contemporary sovereign.

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  • But his whole reign is a time of continuous decay; the original force of the Persians had been exhausted in luxury and intrigues, and the king, though personally brave and good-natured, was quite dependent upon his favourites and his harem, and especially upon his mother Parysatis.

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  • The two latter pictures were marked by the rhythm of line and luxury of colour which are among the most constant attributes of his art, and may be regarded as his first dreams of Oriental beauty, with which he afterwards showed so great a sympathy.

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  • This speaks to the fabulous wealth of this country and how our expectation of material possessions has risen so fast that we have redefined poverty to include what once were deemed luxury items.

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  • From time immemorial the great mass of the people have lived in absolute ignorance of luxury in any fo:m and in the perpetual presence of a necessity to economize.

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  • To the conservatives, known subsequently as Old Ritualists or Old Believers, this marked the beginning of the reign of Antichrist (was not 666 the number of the Beast?); but they continued the struggle, conservative opposition to the Westernizing policy of the tsars, which was held responsible for the introduction of Polish luxury and Latin heresy, giving it a political as well as a religious character.

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  • The newlyweds spent the night at a local luxury hotel-- also an arrangement made by Kiera-- and she was left alone in the row house full of boxes.

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  • On the other hand, the absence of leaven may recall primitive practice before its introduction as a domestic luxury; sacral rites generally keep alive primitive custom.

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  • Equally extensive, but less important in the political sphere, were the Papal States and Veneti, the former torpid under the obscurantist rule of pope and cardinals, the latter enervated by luxury and the policy of unmanly complaisance long pursued by doge and council.

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  • The French found Moscow abandoned but with all the organizations of regular life, with diverse branches of commerce and craftsmanship, with luxury, and governmental and religious institutions.

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  • Machiavelli calls luxury, simony and cruelty the three dear friends and handmaids of the same pope.'

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  • Nor was the wealth and luxury of Mexico and surrounding regions without a corre sponding development of art.

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  • French wines and luxury brands are appreciated by connoisseurs (another French concept) everywhere.

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  • The department of Seine, comprising Paris and its suburbs, which has the largest manufacturing population, is largely occupied with the manufacture of dress, millinery and articles of luxury (perfumery, &c.), but it plays the leading part in almost every great branch of industry with the exception of Average Production (Thousands of Basins.

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  • Rank has accounted for much, and ceremonial dress - the apparel Romans, naturally left its mark, and there have been ages of increasing luxury followed by periods of reaction, with a general levelling and nationalization on religious grounds (Judaism, Islam).

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  • They made civilization in times of adversity and want, not in the relative luxury and stability we enjoy today.

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  • Throughout Europe it continued to be a costly luxury and article of medicine only, till the increasing use of tea and coffee in the 18th century brought it into the list of principal food staples.

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  • Though Balashev was used to imperial pomp, he was amazed at the luxury and magnificence of Napoleon's court.

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  • It was Thursday evening and Dean showered and drove over to Ethel Rosewater's luxury apartment where the preliminaries seemed to move along even quicker than usual.

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  • The merchant princes and social leaders of the time are painted with elaborate show of luxury in the canvases of Copley.

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  • Man has invented, not only houses, but clothes and cooked food; and possibly from the accidental discovery of the warmth of fire, and the consequent use of it, at first a luxury, arose the present necessity to sit by it.

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  • She endeavoured unsuccessfully to eke out her irregularly paid allowance by those expedients to which reduced gentlewomen are driven - fancywork and painting fans and snuff-boxes; she lived in a garret and was often unable to allow herself the luxury of a fire.

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  • The Romans did not encourage navigation and commerce with the same ardour as their predecessors; still the luxury of Rome, The which gave rise to demands for the varied products Romans.

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  • By his own example of simplicity of life, he put to shame the luxury and extravagance of the Roman nobles and initiated in many respects a marked improvement in the general tone of society.

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  • They provided a splendid, rigidly mounted, equatorial stand, fitted with every luxury in the way of slow motion, and scales for measuring the displacement of the segments were read by powerful micrometers from the eye-end.

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  • Nomadic life is recognized by Arabian writers themselves as possessing a relative superiority, and its characteristic purity of manner and its reaction against corruption and luxury are not incompatible with a warlike spirit.

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  • 1912 he submitted that naval power to the Germans was a luxury; it was existence to the English, it was expansion to them.

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  • Passages in his poem attest his familiarity with the pomp and luxury of city life, with the attractions of the public games and with the pageantry of great military spectacles.

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  • From the highest to the lowest - with the important exception of the priests - the new age of luxury wiped out the earlier simplicity.

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  • The change, wrote General Walker, which produced this falling off from the traditional rate of increase of about 3% per annum, was that from the simplicity of the early times to comparative luxury; involving a rise in the standard of living, the multiplication of artificial necessities, the extension of a paid domestic service, the introduction of women into factory labor.2 In his opinion the decline in the birth-rate coincidently with the increase of immigration, and chiefly in those regions where immigration was greatest, was no mere coincidence; nor was such immigrant invasion due to a weakening native increase, or economic defence; but the decline of the natives was the effect of the increase of the foreigners, which was a shock to the principle of population among the native element.

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  • He was haughty and cruel, rapacious and given to luxury; he was neither a general nor an administrator.

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  • From the time of Mimnermus this form seems to have presented itself as the most natural vehicle for the poetry of pleasure in an age of luxury, refinement and incipient decay.

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  • Frivolous, selfish, avaricious and fond of luxury, she used her influence, during the different periods when she was invested with the regency, not for the public welfare, but mainly in her own personal interest.

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  • No better representative of the true old hardy Roman type, little softened by either luxury or education, had come to the head of affairs since the days of Marius.

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  • In her taste for art and her love of magnificence and luxury, Catherine was a true Medici; her banquets at Fontainebleau in 1564 were famous for their sumptuousness.

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  • had amounted to £50,000 only; and in asking L70,000 the government had judged that things could be done with suitable luxury, but without waste.

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  • On the other are such figures as the Hebrew prophets, distinguished by their hairy garment and by their denunciation of the luxury of both sexes.

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  • Tradition depicts him as a worthy successor to his father, and represents a state of luxury and riches impressive to all who were familiar with the great Oriental courts.

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  • At first the luxury of mummification was reserved for the king, who was identified with Osiris and was buried with an abundance of ritual and magic words.

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  • "Fifty pounds a year," he declared, "and bread and water were luxury compared with what I suffer."

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  • Luxury and drinking were to be suppressed, the universities, especially the divinity schools, reorganized, &c.

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  • So wealthy did Cracow become at last that Casimir the Great felt it necessary to restrain the luxury of her citizens by sumptuary ordinances.

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  • He does not hesitate to introduce occasionally satirical remarks on the luxury of the times, which he compares, to its disadvantage, with the simplicity of the old Polish life.

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  • The luxury and immorality of the life of Baiae under both the republic and the empire are frequently spoken of by ancient writers.

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  • With growth in popular esteem came increase in material wealth, leading to luxury and worldliness.

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  • I have found it a singular luxury to talk across the pond to a companion on the opposite side.

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  • These birds, highly prized from the first, reprobated by the moralist, and celebrated by more than one classical poet, in the course of time were brought in great number to Rome, and ministered in various ways to the luxury of the age.

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  • Having sold all his property except his library - to him equally a necessary and a luxury - Gibbon repaired to Lausanne in September 1783, and took up his abode with his early friend Deyverdun, now a resident there.

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  • Cereals are imported from the Black Sea and Danube ports, ready-made clothing from Austria and Germany, articles of luxury from Austria and France, and cotton textiles from England.

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  • Whoever camps for a week in summer by the shore of a pond, needs only bury a pail of water a few feet deep in the shade of his camp to be independent of the luxury of ice.

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  • That admiration for an empire of more than two hundred millions of men, where not one had the right to call himself free; that effeminate philosophy which has more praise for luxury and pleasures than for all the virtues; that style always elegant and never energetic, reveal at the most the elector of Hanover's slave."

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  • Hotel amenities include an outdoor swimming pool, a public hot tub, luxury bedding, and in-room microwaves and refrigerators.

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  • Six Royal and Presidential Villas with private swimming pools and garden offer the ultimate in luxury accommodation.

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  • Speaking to our reporter aboard his new luxury yacht moored in the Azores, Mr Galloway again refuted these accusations.

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  • acquisitive group recently forked out £ 21 million for luxury jeweler Mappin & Webb.

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  • Another luxury deal handled by Cavendish was the sale of jewelry chain Mappin & Webb to the highly acquisitive Icelandic investor Baugur.

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  • With a choice of luxury frames in either wood, gold or silver this is an exceptional personalized present she'll utterly adore.

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  • luxury afloat: Blithe Spirit is a beautiful 58 ' semi traditional narrowboat for self drive river and canal holidays.

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  • He's the cabin boy on board the luxury airship, the Aurora.

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  • Scarcity of alpacas and demand for their luxury fiber has kept alpaca breeding and sales strong around the world.

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  • Of hit tv luxury chest in chips was recently summer center Andrew.

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  • At Vivian Villa your choice could be a room, a self catering studio or a luxury apartment for four people.

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  • I don't think she has that luxury.

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  • If he was hard and exacting in the matter of taxes, he spent them in the defence and improvement of his dominions, not in idle show or luxury.

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  • 87); his court was famed for its luxury; and the extent to which phil-Hellenic tendencies prevailed at this time in Sidon is shown by the royal sarcophagi, noble specimens of Greek art, which have been excavated in the necropolis of the city.

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  • Between Israel and Phoenicia the relations naturally were close; the former provided certain necessaries of life, and received in exchange articles of luxury and splendour (Ezek xxvii.

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  • Against luxury and moral corruption he indulges in declamations, which are so frequent that (like those of Seneca) they at last pall upon the reader; and his rhetorical flourishes against practically useful inventions (such as the art of navigation) are wanting in good sense and good taste (xix.

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  • She introduced Italian elegance and luxury into the austere court of Cracow and exercised no inconsiderable influence on affairs.

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  • To judge from the works of art and inscriptions of this period (338 to 90 B.e.), it must have been for the place a time of prosperity, and even luxury.

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  • With them the providing of this necessary covering became the first purpose of their toil; subsequently it grew into an object of barter and traffic, at first among themselves, and afterwards with their neighbours of more temperate climes; and with the latter it naturally became an article of fashion, of ornament and of luxury.

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  • The history of furs can be read in Marco Polo, as he grows eloquent with the description of the rich skins of the khan of Tatary; in the early fathers of the church, who lament their introduction into Rome and Byzantium as an evidence of barbaric and debasing luxury; in the political history of Russia, stretching out a powerful arm over Siberia to secure her rich treasures; in the story of the French occupation of Canada, and the ascent of the St Lawrence to Lake Superior, and the subsequent contest to retain possession against England; in the history of early settlements of New England, New York and Virginia; in Irving's Astoria; in the records of the Hudson's Bay Company; and in the annals of the fairs held at Nizhniy Novgorod and Leipzig.

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  • He married Jezebel, the daughter of the king of Sidon, and the alliance was doubtless the means of procuring him great riches, which brought pomp and luxury in their train.

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  • Scholars will pay little heed to the charges of rapacity, extortion, pomp and luxury made against Paul by the authors of this letter.

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  • Philip was a great lover of pomp and luxury and a friend of letters, being the patron of Georges Chastelain, Olivier de la Marche and Antoine de la Salle, and the founder of the collection of MSS.

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  • On the contrary, weapons are seldom found, at any rate in graves, the objects in which bear witness to a life of extraordinary luxury.

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  • Innocent was one of the best Avignon popes and filled with reforming zeal; he revoked the reservations and commendations of his predecessor and prohibited pluralities; urged upon the higher clergy the duty of residence in their sees, and diminished the luxury of the papal court.

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  • Tobacco is the great luxury of the men of all classes in Egypt, who begin and end the day with it, and generally smoke all day with little intermission.

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  • He paid exceptionally high prices for Mamelukes, many of whom were sold by their Mongol parents to his agehts, and accustomed them to greater luxury than was usual under his predecessors.

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  • In some parts of America, and even of India (among the Todas), salt was first introduced by Europeans; and there are still parts of central Africa where the use of it is a luxury confined to the rich.

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  • The great cities of Flanders also, with their world-wide commerce and longestablished eminence in the arts, presented aspects of more splendid civic pomp and luxury.

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  • Love of luxury, pomp and finery is their chief characteristic. Taken as a whole, the Fula race is distinguished by great intelligence, frankness of disposition and strength of character.

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  • The history of the new dynasty is marked by perpetual strife and the development of luxury and the liberal arts, in place of the old-fashioned austerity of thought and manners.

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  • The ample revenues which his predecessors had consumed in pomp and luxury he diligently applied to the establishment of hospitals; and the multitudes who were supported by his charity preferred the eloquent discourses of their benefactor to the amusements of the theatre or of the circus.

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  • The case was different when the Jews were dispersed through the new Greek kingdoms, and lived in cities like Jerusalem and Alexandria, centres of wealth and luxury, inhabited by mixed populations; this form of debauchery then became commoner and better organized.

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  • The pentateuchal laws relating to women belong to the country rather than to town life (note the picture of feminine luxury in Isa.

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  • The durability and the extraordinary ductility and pliancy of gold, its power of being subdivided, drawn out or flattened into wire or leaf of almost infinite fineness, have led to its being used for works where great minuteness and delicacy of execution were required; while its beauty and rarity have, for the most part, limited its use to objects of adornment and luxury, as distinct from those of utility.

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  • Owing to the growth of the spirit of luxury, a considerable demand arose for magnificent articles of gold and silver plate.

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  • The number of baths is remarkable, and gives some idea of the luxury of the place in Roman times.

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  • Thorough-bred horses always remained to him a necessary luxury.

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  • In the highlands of Kabul edible rhubarb is an important local luxury.

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  • The truly devout Moslems on the other hand were scandalized by the growing luxury which relaxed the austere morals of the first Moslems, and this also was imputed to Othman.

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  • - Hisham was a wise and able prince and an enemy of luxury, not an idealist like Omar II., nor a worldling like Yazid II., but more like his father Abdalmalik, devoting all his energy to the pacification of the interior, and to extending and consolidating the empire of Islam.

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  • The missionaries were charged with the task of undermining the authority of the Omayyads, by drawing attention to all the injustices that took place under their reign, and to all the luxury and wantonness of the court, as contrasted with the misery of many of their subjects.

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  • But with the increasing luxury after Mansur, the thirst for money became universal, and the number of honest officials lessened fast.

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  • The most shameless bribery and the robbery of the well-to-do went together with the most extravagant luxury.

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  • The world was never completely cast out; indeed the Church became the scene for ambition and the home of luxury and pleasure.

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  • Too jealous of each other to combine, and too demoralized by luxury to resist, they fell an easy prey to Lydia; and when the Lydian kingdom ended with the capture of Sardis by Cyrus, 546 B.C. they passed, almost without resistance, to Persia.

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  • Its citizens lived in such luxury that Aeneas Sylvius (Pope Pius II.) has left it on record that a simple burgher of Nuremberg was better lodged than the king of Scotland.

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  • The magnificence of its mosques and other public buildings, the number of its schools, and the extent of its warehouses shed lustre on the city; but wealth and luxury began to undermine its prosperity, and its ruin was hastened by the conduct of the Moslem refugees from Spain.

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  • When Sweden descended to her natural position as a second-rate power the French alliance became too costly a luxury.

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  • Like him he had little inclination to the orthodox church, and favored Mazdak, the founder of a communistic sect which had made headway among the people and might be used as a weapon against the nobles, of whom Mazdak demanded that they should cut down their luxury and distribute their superfluous wealth.

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  • This feeling explains his detestation of foreign manners and superstitions, his loathing not only of inhuman crimes and cruelties but even of the lesser derelictions from selfrespect, his scorn of luxury and of art as ministering to luxury, his mockery of the poetry and of the stale and dilettante culture of his time, and perhaps, too, his indifference to the schools of philosophy and his readiness to identify all the professors of stoicism with the reserved and close-cropped puritans, who concealed the worst vices under an outward appearance of austerity.

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  • But the prevailing impression we carry away after reading him is that in all his early satires he was animated by a sincere and manly detestation of the tyranny and cruelty, the debauchery and luxury, the levity and effeminacy, the crimes and frauds, which we know from other sources were then rife in Rome, and that a more serene wisdom and a happier frame of mind were attained by him when old age had somewhat allayed the fierce rage which vexed his manhood.

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  • As in the 16th century immense quantities of bullion were imported by the treasury, and were lavished upon war, luxury and the Church, while agriculture and manufactures continued to decline, and the countryside was depopulated by emigration to Brazil.

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  • It was named in honour of the emperor Tiberius, and rapidly increased in luxury and art, on entirely Greek models.

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  • The concentration upon the city of a large garrison flushed with victory, and eager to emulate the vanquished foe in works of peace, and vie with them in luxury, was an incentive to Berliners to put forth all their energy.

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  • From this time, with the exception of occasional public appearances, he gave himself up to elegant luxury, with which he combined a sort of dilettante pursuit of philosophy, literature and art.

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  • He was fond of pleasure and luxury,.

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  • He was one of the most popular men in Rome, partly for his skill in poetry and music, partly for his love of luxury and generosity.

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  • Salt is a luxury; "he eats salt" being said of a spendthrift.

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  • In puritanical circles, from which plays and novels were strictly excluded, that effect was such as no work of genius, though it were superior to the Iliad, to Don Quixote or to Othello, can ever produce on a mind accustomed to indulge in literary luxury.

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  • Hence such filter beds, as they were even then called, were regarded as a luxury rather than as a necessity, and it was never suspected that, notwithstanding the absence of chemical improvement in the water, changes did take place of a most important kind.

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  • His private life was grave and seemly, his court did not sin by luxury or extravagance.

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  • Against the vice and luxury, indeed, little objection was likely co be brought.

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  • He was indifferent to luxury, and sought to make life, not commodious nor soft, but high and dignified in a refined way.

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  • The latter part of the third book is taken up with a dissertation upon luxury and the sumptuary laws intended to check it, which is probably a dislocated portion of the second book.

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  • If so, parliament was told that temporal possessions ruin the church and drive out the Christian graces of faith, hope and charity; that the priesthood of the church in communion with Rome was not the priesthood Christ gave to his apostles; that the monk's vow of celibacy had for its consequence unnatural lust, and should not be imposed; that transubstantiation was a feigned miracle, and led people to idolatry; that prayers made over wine, bread, water, oil, salt, wax, incense, altars of stone, church walls, vestments, mitres, crosses, staves, were magical and should not be allowed; that kings should possess the jus episcopale, and bring good government into the church; that no special prayers should be made for the dead; that auricular confession made to the clergy, and declared to be necessary for salvation, was the root of clerical arrogance and the cause of indulgences and other abuses in pardoning sin; that all wars were against the principles of the New Testament, and were but murdering and plundering the poor to win glory for kings; that the vows of chastity laid upon nuns led to child murder; that many of the trades practised in the commonwealth, such as those of goldsmiths and armourers, were unnecessary and led to luxury and waste.

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  • Jak Upland (John Countryman) took the place of Piers Ploughman, and upbraided the clergy, and especially the friars, for their wealth and luxury.

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  • For himself he prized above all things the wisdom that is virtue, and in the task of producing it he endured the hardest penury, maintaining that such life was richer in enjoyment than a life of luxury.

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  • The Fijian's chief table luxury was human flesh, euphemistically called by him "long pig," and to satisfy his appetite he would sacrifice even friends and relatives.

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  • The foreign articles of luxury (dress, ornaments, wine, &c.) required by them were brought to the great oenachs or fairs held periodically in various parts of the country.

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  • Avarice, luxury and the glaring inequality in the distribution of wealth, threatened to bring about the speedy fall of the state if no cure could be found.

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  • Dagoberts victories over Samo, king of the Slays along the Elbe, and his subjugation of the Bretons and the Basques, maintained the prestige of the Frankish empire; while the luxury of his court, his taste for the fine arts (ministered to by his treasurer Eloi i), his numerous achievements in architectureespecially the abbey of St Denis, burial-place of the kings of Francethe brilliance and the power of the churchmen who surrounded him and his revision of the Salic law, ensured for his reign, in spite of the failure of his plans for unity, a fame celebrated in folksong and ballad.

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  • Despite the influence of Sully, a convinced agrarian because of his horror of luxury and love of economy, Henry IV.

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  • As the country districts could yield nothing more, it became necessary to demand money from the Parisians and from the citizens of the various towns, and to search out and furbish up old disused edictsedicts as to measures and scales of pricesat the very moment when the luxury and corruption of the parvenus was insulting the poverty and suffering of the people, and exasperating all those officials who took their functions seriously.

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  • After Colberts day, when the crutches lent by privilege were removed, his achievements lost vigour; industries that ministered to luxury alone escaped decay; the others became exhausted in struggling against the persistent and teasing opposition of the municipal bodies and the bourgeoisieconceited, ignorant and terrified at any innovationand against the blind and intolerant policy of Louis XIV.

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  • Disease and famine; crushing imposts and extortions; official debasement of the currency; bankruptcy; state prisons; religious and political inquisition; suppression of all institutions for the safe-guarding of rights; tyranny by the intendants; royal, feudal and clerical oppression burdening every faculty and every necessary of life; monstrous and incurable luxury; the horrible drama of poison; the twofold adultery of Madame de Montespan; and the narrow bigotry of Madame de Maintenon-~--all concurred to make the end of the reign a sad contrast with the splendour of its beginning.

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  • Half the people in the kingdom were dying of hunger, while the court was insulting poverty by its luxury and waste; and from 1750 onwards political ferment was everywhere manifest.

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  • From 1770 onwards lived side by side with this king, rather than at his side, the archduchess Marie Antoinette of Austria one of the very graceful and very frivolous women Ma,* who were to be found at Versailles, opening to life A~7,i,toa like the flowers she so much loved, enamoured of pleasure and luxury, delighting to free herself from the formalities of court life, and mingling in the amusements of society; lovable and loving, without ceasing to be virtuous.

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  • a second Rome was arising, with its forum, its triumphal arches, its shows and parades; and in this new Rome of a new Caesar fancy, elegance and luxury, a radiance of art and learning from the age of Pericles, and masterpieces rifled from the Netherlands, Italy and Egypt illustrated the consular peace.

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  • The pomp and luxury of the nouveaux riches were displayed in the salons of the good Josephine, the beautiful Madame Tallien, and the divine Juliette Rcamier.

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  • Not, as was at first thought by some, specially the Israelites, but all those tribes of land-hungry nomads (" Hebrews ") who were attracted by the wealth and luxury of the settled regions, and sought to appropriate it for themselves.

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  • It is said, but some historians doubt the story, that, instead of leading a life of asceticism, he spent his revenues in furthering his own luxury and enjoyment.

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  • Strange, all this luxury and no cell phone.

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  • He spun, surprised his pragmatic brother would compare an existence in Hell to one of luxury and freedom.

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  • I am grateful for small mercies and the luxury of a western lifestyle.

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  • Strong design and high standards are not a luxury to be employed in the hope of awards, accreditations or design community kudos.

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  • The backpacker did not have a penchant for luxury travel.

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  • A slump in grain prices combined with big increases in the price of luxury items put pressure on the lifestyle of the feudal aristocracy.

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  • Luxury, high quality aromatherapy products just for you!

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  • Browse through our list of luxury and budget downtown 5th Arrondissement hotels to get the 5th arrondissement hotels to get the 5th Arrondissement hotel accommodation of your choice.

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  • Ice cream was then a great luxury in the post-war austerity of Hyde.

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  • The 1920s marked the era in which Lincoln would distinguish itself as the premier American luxury automobile.

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  • barefoot luxury - there are snakes round here - more rustic desert chic.

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  • You could be enjoying the luxury of a newly designed fitted bathroom within two weeks from now.

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  • The Wisteria Room has private use of a large luxury bathroom with a spa-bath.

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  • Di Vapor are a supplier of cutting edge luxury computerized bathroom products including whirlpool TV bathtubs!

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  • The Sands is the luxury beachfront all suite resort, located on famous Grace Bay Beach.

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  • Private pools, outdoor showers and Egyptian bed linen boost the luxury quotient.

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  • The White Company Buy luxury bed linen, bedding and quality home accessories from The White Company's Online Store.

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  • The last of the twin-engined biplanes, the Dragonfly, was designed for luxury touring and expected to appeal to the rich.

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  • Luxury organic black pepper The top grade black pepper, rarely found in the UK.

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  • American black walnut reappears here to underline the luxury of the finish.

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  • The luxury of hand-painted silk fabric creates beautiful artwork, and when viewed at different angles, gives a unique brilliance of color.

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  • Sleeps 4. Detached two bedroomed luxury bungalow of traditional Highland style.

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  • This sustainable lodge consists of luxury wooden cabanas with hanging terrace beds.

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  • We will then transfer to the famed Masai Mara staying at a lovely luxury tented camp within the park.

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  • EUROPE TOURISM Canvas Holidays - Are the pioneers of the self drive camping holiday and work with a number of luxury campsites across Europe.

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  • The park offers superb self-catering caravans and luxury pine lodges available all year, and touring and camping facilities from March to October.

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  • To lean back against cushions covered in knitted cashmere or smooth velvet pile is to indulge in luxury.

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  • The ferry back was a modern luxury fast catamaran, with really, really nice toilets.

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  • Luxury residences, self-catered chalets, simple apartments, plus short breaks & hotels.

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  • A luxury ski chalet with hot tub in the most stunning location offering the perfect place for a wonderful winter or summer holiday.

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  • Wedding Car Fleet With luxury chauffeur driven Bentley, Rolls Royce, Mercedes-Benz S Class or luxury MPV's to choose from.

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  • We made the reservation online with the Luxury Weekend package which included buffet breakfast and late checkout.

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  • We specialize in personalized baby gift box, and luxury christening gifts.

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  • A taste of luxury with glass concertina door leading to double shower with tiled surround.

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  • Luxury vacation condo rentals for rent by owner on the island paradise of Siesta Key near Sarasota, Florida.

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  • All kitchen appliances included. £ 175,000: Luxury three bedroom, two bathroom condo in downtown Key West.

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  • Forty floors above, rise the luxury condominiums of The Residences, with the finest views of Miami.

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  • Our turnover makes [luxury brand conglomerate] LVMH's look like it's a corner shop.

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  • Luxury accommodation in a converted 17th-century convent includes 79 rooms, with nine junior and nine loft suites, a swimming pool and spa.

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  • converted luxury farmhouses and barns abound in Devon, for that really private romantic getaway.

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  • Or you could opt for a satin boned corset complete with lace-up back, combining luxury with security.

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  • Luxury large holiday cottage to rent at youth hostel prices.

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  • New Mercedes CL breaks cover This is the new Mercedes CL luxury coupe, which goes on sale in the UK next spring.

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  • Invasion caused a our Caribbean luxury cruise sixth trip.

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  • Seen from a speeding luxury cruiser, Mallorca looked enticing.

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  • Massage into the palm of dry hands or sweep over feet, push back cuticles, rinse under water for instant spa luxury.

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  • Heritage style bedrooms tastefully decorated to add a bit of luxury to your stay.

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  • Browse through our list of luxury and budget downtown New Delhi hotels to get the New Delhi hotel accommodation of your choice.

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  • Duvet Naturewarm luxury duvet Naturewarm luxury duvets are filled with pure sheep's wool and give all the warmth and comfort associated with natural wool.

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  • elitist attitude which is rapidly becoming a luxury in a world of threatened habitats and species?

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  • Bodas - Bodas makes beautiful everyday underwear - lingerie which looks like a luxury but is affordable and made for wearing everyday.

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  • fifth wheel on a car - nice to have, but something of a luxury.

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  • five-star luxury Stirling hotels.

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  • Ayr harbor is a point of historical interest and the south side has recently been redeveloped to include luxury flats.

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  • Our self catering luxury mobile homes are set amidst beautiful pine forest.

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  • The Range Rover was introduced to the market as a luxury road going 4x4.

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  • Several rooms feature four-poster or brass beds along with luxury spa baths.

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  • From Spanish galleons to modern warships, from local fishing boats to luxury cruisers - all can be found at easy diving depths.

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  • Their superbly finished cashmere garments convey the feel of luxury.

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  • Over 200 passengers on board the Sea Princess luxury cruise ship were struck down by the norovirus bug, a form of viral gastroenteritis.

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  • Hawaii private vacation rental villas and luxury vacation... luxury vacation getaway in Hawaii - with all the amenities.

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  • To mark the occasion you will also go home with a complimentary luxury goody bag.

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  • gourmet dining is promised, part of the luxury standard for all classes of service.

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  • grandeur of the stately building sets the scene for utter luxury.

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  • Think unique: a secluded, luxury resort in Bali set amidst acres of lush tropical greenery.

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  • Camomile The Old Rectory Ruan Lanihorne A gorgeous, stylishly furnished, luxury ground floor self catering apartment.

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  • Summerwood Guest House A luxury guesthouse offering stylish accommodation for the discerning traveler.

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  • There are loads of hotels to choose from to suit every pocket from the budget hacienda to 6 star luxury resorts.

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  • Yucatan's hammocks are as ubiquitous as its ants, even in luxury hacienda hotels.

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  • automatic headlights provide the luxury of never having to panic half way through the day that you have left your lights on.

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  • The top prize is a weekend away at a luxury health spa in the UK.

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  • SCOTLAND ON SUNDAY (October 9 2005) WEEKEND PASS / Scotland's larder luxury hideaway!

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  • From holiday cottages to luxury villas, seaside apartments to country hideaways.

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  • RetroTouring offers self-drive hire of classic sports cars and luxury vehicles from their base in Fort William.

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  • At the side of the search list is a ' sponsored link ' offering a link to a database of luxury holiday hotels.

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  • It has the feel of a luxury stately home.

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  • honeymoon destinations in fabulous Hawaii, ultimate romance & luxury.

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  • A luxury honeymoon is the perfect opportunity for the holiday of a lifetime.

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  • Grange hotels is a chain of private luxury hotels in London.

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  • The architects like to think of their creations as the first luxury houseboats to rent in Europe and it's easy to understand why.

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  • Relax in the warmth of our luxury hydrotherapy pool.

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  • The capital of the Bahamas is on Nassau, an island of tremendous vibrancy where luxury hotels have hosted some very illustrious guests.

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  • Ostensibly these were designed to restrict importation of foreign luxury materials to protect English industry.

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  • These combine luxury ingredients blended from the finest quality plant oils.

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  • Luxury ski lodges provide accommodation for up to two dozen inhabitants in very restful bedrooms, both with private en-suite bath and loo.

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  • interior refurbished to match the exacting standards expected of a luxury country house.

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  • intimacy of a luxury townhouse hotel with the historic charm of a listed building.

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  • The Abbey combines the intimacy of a luxury townhouse hotel with the historic charm of a listed building.

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  • Many customers still prefer the unique fit and comfort of luxury knitwear with raglan sleeves (see below ).

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  • A world of ever faster change makes lifelong learning a necessity, not a luxury.

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  • By flying in by helicopter or pulling up in a luxury limo.

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  • Cars for Stars Ipswich - 0845 226 4207 Luxury American stretched limousines for hire and chauffeur driven cars within the IP postcode areas.

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  • Launched in 1923, this transatlantic luxury liner was the most advanced design of her time.

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  • At the rear of the ground floor a luxury lingerie department is housed in a 5 meter high quintessential Italian glass covered courtyard.

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  • Upmarket safaris offer overnight stays in luxurious game lodges and luxury tented camps.

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  • You can chose to stay in luxury African safari lodges or budget national parks accommodation.

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  • Ideal second home, caravans through to luxury lodges available.

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  • Eight bedrooms provide classic understated luxury with private balconies overlooking the lush gardens.

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  • luxury detached Victorian villa is set in a peaceful part of Torquay with its own beautiful private.. .

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  • The opportunities range from royal banquets to the pampered luxury enjoyed in our private health clubs.

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  • Gleneagles is a byword for unashamed luxury, unrivaled golf and leisure facilities and legendary hospitality.

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  • The chalet also boasts the added luxury of a sauna.

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  • Glide in unsurpassed luxury through a rich tapestry of countries and cultures aboard the legendary Eastern and Oriental Express.

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  • Sheila's inn was sheer luxury compared to that!

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  • This is a stunning, romantic island resort offering sophisticated barefoot luxury, surrounded by glorious natural beauty.

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  • Yet, despite its opulent luxury, the hotel has a disturbing history it omits to mention in its glossy brochures.

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  • luxury villa with 6 bedrooms for up to 12 people, staffed with Cook.

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  • luxury yachts and holiday homes in Monaco.

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  • luxury cruise business adds 200 million pounds to the local economy every year.

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  • Mar Hall Hotel and Spa Mar Hall Hotel and Spa is a 5 star luxury hotel located just outside Glasgow.

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  • Denia: 5 bedroom luxury villa with pool near Montgo National Reserve 2006: Good availability.

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  • While this definition is based on American market MSPs, it can be used globally to identify luxury marques.

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  • This special event will be held in a luxury marquee.

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  • Add that touch of luxury to your camping experience with one of Stan's great selection of self-inflating mattresses.

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  • Its plant produces fabric for luxury menswear brands like Italian Ermenegildo Zegna, German Hugo Boss and British Alfred Dunhill.

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  • mocha Coffee Bean - Luxury mocha coffee ice cream with chocolate coffee beans.

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  • monogrammed towels and bathrobes complete the luxury hotel ambiance.

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  • Departure does cruise hawaii luxury not meat on a dine on damselfly naiads desk for lunch.

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  • Kauai Vacation Condos - oceanfront Rentals - Princeville Vacation on the beautiful north shore of Kauai Hawaii at Akamai Vacation Rentals luxury oceanfront condos.

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  • offering luxury accommodation.

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  • Storing data off-site has suddenly moved from luxury to necessity.

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  • In the words of one strictly orthodox headteacher: ' Special needs are a luxury.

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  • so overburdened do these women feel that six out of 10 want to abandon their careers for a life of luxury.

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  • You can shop for everything from out-of-print books to vacation packages to luxury cars to collectibles.

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  • pampered luxury enjoyed in our private health clubs.

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  • Beautifully hand crafted wooden paneling and Italian marble add to the sense of dignified luxury.

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  • At the same time, however, wealthy patrons demanded a wider range of luxury goods.

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  • Some signs of luxury since my last visit, gold embroidered napkins, & the old mother in yellow silk pelisse lined with fur.

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  • The family live in a luxury penthouse in the city center.

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  • Fed up, he drunkenly steals his unfriendly wifes (an uncredited Courtney Cox) luxury car and drives it into a multi-car pileup.

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  • The property comprises two double bedrooms, luxury bathroom, integrated kitchen and reception with a terrace overlooking the plaza.

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  • Beautifully packaged in a luxury white gift box and tied with our gorgeous pink polka dot ribbon.

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  • pool terrace make this a luxury rental.

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  • We cornered the most glamorous girls on the island for a luxury poolside sequence complete with bikinis.

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  • Savile Row Company Luxury womens shirts in herringbone, colored, plain poplin or pastel stripes with feminine detailing.

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  • Perched in an elevated position, these award winning cottages offer the ultimate in self catering luxury.

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  • However, I had no luxury of having anything high potassium.

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  • This beautifully soft velvet baby pouch brings a touch of luxury to carrying your baby.

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  • New Skys Property Club partners Fairline Andalucia have luxury powerboats available for sale or charter now you can sail the Med in style!

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  • redevelop the building into three ' luxury ' apartments.

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  • refurbished 4 bedroom Luxury Villa, 4 Key rating.

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  • refurbish the entire interior to a luxury modern standard.

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  • Luxury villa holiday rentals in Cyprus Coral Bay, Paphos.

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  • The former luxury residence of a Jackpot Pools Winner, has today lost none of its Magic!

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  • The many beautiful rooms, including the luxury riverside wing are all tastefully furnished.

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  • The new Lexus is the first luxury sports saloon to employ hybrid technology.

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  • luxury sauna & spa pool, Shire horses, friendly farm animals & children's play area.

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  • Saunas in our luxury garden saunas in our luxury garden sauna range are equipped with a changing room.

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  • Breathe deeply and inhale the scents of citrus and olive trees in the tranquil landscaped garden surrounding this beautifully appointed luxury villa.

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  • Once the country home of a Glasgow tea merchant this is now a stunning 4 star luxury seafront hotel.

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  • sleek luxury sedan of the early come back with tides in the.

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  • Crown Gardens offers stylish luxury self catering accomodation in central Brighton.

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  • I should have thought a middle class family would have been living in the lap of luxury on a small sherry at Christmas.

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  • wooden shutters on a simple hinge would have been the height of luxury.

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  • Some upmarket ski operators have a number of exclusive luxury ski chalets available to lease in most the Slovenian skiing villages.

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  • Here you can relax in luxury, surrounded by lush pastures, breathing air that will induce blissful slumber in the most confirmed insomniac.

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  • We also specialize in luxury gifts from our exquisite gift range.

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  • sponsored link ' offering a link to a database of luxury holiday hotels.

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  • luxury staterooms for cab Travel Dreams to the flowed freely for.

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  • An endless horizon of forest clad hills and mountain peaks and all from the luxury of Ocean view stateroom.

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  • All eleven exquisite properties have been finished to the highest specifications and provide sumptuous, luxury accommodation.

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  • They sell luxury tableware, home furnishings, quality cooking accessories, crystal and glassware, and more.

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  • Instead, invest in large cushions in embroidered, tapestry or faux fur and suede for ultimate luxury.

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  • toiletryRY 2006: Advertising graphics campaign for newly extended product range for luxury toiletries retailer Molton Brown.

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  • For a luxury treatment, apply a light moisturizing cream before using the mask and finish with a gentle toner.

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  • touch of luxury for your special event are at the heart of what we offer.

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  • tranquilizeo time to engage in the luxury of cooling off or to take the tranquilizing drug of gradualism.

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  • The satellites themselves have a completely new tweeter, which has been ' borrowed ' from KEF's luxury Q Range speakers.

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  • ultimate in luxury, the Cumbrian Lodge has had much thought put into its development.

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  • unabashed luxury.

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  • Beside the usual bargains there were special cut-rate " comers " for the opening week - simply unbeatable prices on luxury items.

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  • uncial script - a luxury script using large, rounded letterforms.

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  • understated luxury with private balconies overlooking the lush gardens.

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  • unheard of luxury.

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  • Other cars available including white Rolls Royce Silver Shadow with cream leather upholstery - simply the ultimate in luxury travel.

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  • The Land Rovers they produced a million miles away from the luxury Rover saloons, being of a strictly utilitarian nature.

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  • valet a luxury car each day.

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  • Damask Velvet Writing Set Keep your very special stationary in this superb luxury velour covered box.

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  • velvet baby pouch brings a touch of luxury to carrying your baby.

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  • Villa in Lucca with pool Large luxury villa in Lucca with pool Large luxury villa with 6 bedrooms for up to 12 people, staffed with Cook.

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  • This brand new luxury 4 bedroomed villa is set in a commanding position overlooking Kalkan, the sea and Taurus Mountains.

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  • Cala D'or holiday villas and apartments: Villas and apartments for rental in Cala D'or from 1 bedroom apartments to luxury 5 berdoom villas.

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  • Whether you want a villa in Spain or a luxury spanish villa in Spain or a luxury spanish villa.

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  • The lucky winners will pick up prizes of complimentary meal vouchers or luxury food hampers presented by local restaurants and businesses.

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  • This model has a luxury washroom incorporating a separate shower cubicle.

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  • We are delighted to present an outstanding holiday resort of luxury waterfront villas at Sands Beach Villas Resort.

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  • Redundant mills are being converted into ' luxury waterside apartments ' .

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  • Roseland Holiday Cottages Small personally run agency offering luxury waterside & country cottages on the beautiful Roseland Peninsula, South Cornwall.

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  • wealthy patrons demanded a wider range of luxury goods.

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  • Now they are paid a tiny pittance to grow luxury goods for export to rich westerners.

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  • A relatively new introduction from the US the ' ' fifth wheeler ' ' - is the latest in luxury trailers.

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  • Friday 24th February 2006 A taste for luxury could be on collision course with financial wherewithal - to a marked degree.

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  • The family room with a wealth of original beams consists of two ' zones ' plus a luxury en-suite whirlpool bathroom.

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  • Case studies may include: Managing a luxury charter yacht.

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  • Leo's lively interest in art and literature, to say nothing of his natural liberality, his nepotism, his political ambitions and necessities, and his immoderate personal luxury, exhausted within two years the hard savings of Julius II., and precipitated a financial crisis from which he never emerged and which was a direct cause of most of the calamities of his pontificate.

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  • Causes of this were (I) the peace-loving luxury (born of commercial wealth and contact with Oriental life) of the great Ionian cities of Asia; (2) the tameness with which they submitted first to Lydia and to Persia, then to Athenian pretensions, then to Sparta, and finally to Persia again; (3) the decadence and downfall of Athens, which still counted as Ionian and had claimed (since Solon's time) seniority among " Ionian " states.

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  • The palace of Trebizond was famed for its magnificence, the court for its luxury and elaborate ceremonial, while at the same time it was frequently a hotbed of intrigue and immorality.

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  • Moreover, the luxury with which they surrounded themselves, and the restaurant which they had annexed to their club, seemed to mock the misery of the half-starved proletariat, and added to the suspicion with which they were viewed, especially after the popular triumphs of the 20th of June and the 10th of August 1792 (see French Revolution).

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  • Wounded soldiers, returned to Paris, reported that he was living let-bas, " in Oriental luxury," and complained that, since their defeat had been due either to his treason or his incompetence, he should have been either guillotined "like other generals" or superseded.

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  • According to this view the enervating luxury of Palestinian culture almost destroyed the lofty ideal monotheism inculcated in the desert, and after the fall of the northern tribes (latter part of the 8th cent.) Judah is naturally regarded as the sole heir.

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  • Though reared in the height of luxury he at once determined to restore the traditional institutions of Lycurgus, with the aid of Lysander, a descendant of the victor of Aegospotami, and Mandrocleidas, a man of noted prudence and courage; even his mother, the wealthy Agesistrata, threw herself heartily into the cause.

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  • (8) Excavated tombs, of either the pit or the grotto kind, in which the dead were laid, together with various objects of use and luxury, without cremation, and in either coffins or loculi or simple wrappings.

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  • In the more considerable of the elegiac fragments which have survived, he ridicules the doctrine of the migration of souls (xviii.), asserts the claims of wisdom against the prevalent athleticism, which seemed to him to conduce neither to the good government of states nor to their material prosperity (xix), reprobates the introduction of Lydian luxury into Colophon (xx.), and recommends the reasonable enjoyment of social pleasures (xxi.).

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  • The wealth and luxury of successive generations, the monotonous routine of life, the separation of the educated class from the higher work of the world, have produced their enervating and paralysing effect on the mainsprings of poetic and imaginative feeling.

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  • The removal of the papal court from Rome to Avignon, however, not only reduced its prestige but increased the pope's chronic financial embarrassments, by cutting off the income from his own dominions, which he could no longer control, while the unsuccessful wars waged by John XXII., the palace building and the notorious luxury of some of his successors, served enormously to augment the expenses.

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  • In certain romances, the Perlesvaus and Diu Crone, he is a veritable roi fainéant, overcome by sloth and luxury.

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  • His contempt of luxury, his avoidance of hyperbole and dislike of excessive ceremony, his protection to commerce and consideration for his soldiers, the reluctance with which he assumed the crown almost at the close of his reignall these would have been praiseworthy in another man; but on his death the memory of his atrocious tyranny alone survived.

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  • The Aeneid of Virgil, the Fasti of Ovid, suited well with his own restoration of the ancient temples, his revival of such ancient ceremonies as the Ludi Saeculares, his efforts to check the unRoman luxury of the day, and his jealous regard for the purity of the Roman stock.

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  • He fostered wealth by the steady encouragement of industry and by drastic legislation against idleness, luxury and vice; and the highest prosperity of the Corinthian handicrafts may be assigned to the period of his rule (see Corinth).

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  • The rich have always had this luxury.

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  • What if everyone on the planet had that luxury?

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  • Now all of a sudden your children are raised in what seems to everyone to be the lap of luxury.

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  • James 's is a luxury townhouse hotel ideally located in a quiet street in London 's premier location.

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  • The former luxury residence of a Jackpot Pools Winner, has today lost none of its Magic !

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  • Now your family can spend as much time as they want at the beach, catered to in ultra luxury resort hotel style.

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  • Luxury voyage ace istanbul rome paris orleans is the by tv Cruise Lady and.

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