Market-place sentence example

market-place
  • His statue stood in its market-place.
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  • In the market-place, side by side, are two houses wherein two important historical events are said to have taken place - in the "Gasthaus zum Barbarossa" Frederick Barbarossa signed the peace of Constance (1183), while in the house named "zum Hohen Hafen" the emperor Sigismund invested Frederick of Hohenzollern with the mark of Brandenburg (1417).
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  • The walls survive, indeed, only in isolated fragments, but the narrow winding streets of the older part of the town, and the market-place surrounded by houses with high-pitched gables and roofs are very picturesque.
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  • The picture is regarded as the masterpiece of Lucas Cranach, who lived for a time at Weimar, in the Briick'sches Haus on the market-place.
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  • It remains the centre and market-place for the produce of the Nile valley for a considerable distance.
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  • An altar, furnished with lamps, was placed before the statue; the inquirer, after lighting the lamps and offering incense, placed a coin in the right hand of the god; he then whispered his question into the ear of the statue, and, stopping his own ears, left the market place.
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  • - There are very few towns with a population of over 10,000 inhabitants in Siam, the majority being merely scattered townships or clusters of villages, the capitals of the provinces (muang) being often no more than a few houses gathered round the market-place, the offices and the governor's residence.
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  • A monument to the statesman stands in the market-place.
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  • In 1773 a piece hall was erected and for many years served as a market-place for the manufacturers and merchants of the district.
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  • There are a first-class hospital, with a Lady Dufferin hospital attached; a handsome market-place, and an Anglo-vernacular school.
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  • In the broad market-place is a great statue of King Alfred, executed by Count Gleichen and unveiled in 1877; for Wantage is famous as the birthplace of the king in 849.
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  • There is a handsome cathedral; and the Tomas Terry theatre (given to the city by the heirs of one of the millionaire sugar planters of the jurisdiction), the governor's house (1841-1844), the military and government hospitals, market place and railway station are worthy of note.
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  • The church of St Andrew is mainly Perpendicular, but has Early English portions; it contains several ancient monuments and brasses, and flanks the market-place, with its modern cross.
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  • Its only ornaments are the old market-place and the gardens formed by the purchase in 1825 of a seat called the Hof.
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  • The most remarkable feature of Laraish is its fine large market-place inside the town with a low colonnade in front of very small shops.
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  • In some of the older streets European shops have replaced the picturesque native cupboards; drinking dens have sprung up at many of the corners, while telephones and electric light have been introduced by private companies, and European machinery is used in many of the corn-mills, &c. The main thoroughfare leads from Bab el Marsa (Gate of the Port) to the Bab el Sok (Gate of the Market-place) known to the English as Port Catherine.
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  • Behind the exchange is the great market-place, built on vaulting over a canal, and containing a bronze statue of Erasmus, who was born in Rotterdam in 1467.
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  • The market-place (now Piazza Garibaldi) contains the Gothic Palazzo Vecchio or Broletto; close by are the cathedral (1614) and a small baptistery of 1340, rebuilt in 1898.
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  • There are several quaint old houses, with high gables, in the market-place, in the middle of which stand a Roland column, of about 1445, and a bronze figure known as the Butterjungfer (butter-girl), of uncertain origin and meaning, but now regarded as the palladium of the town.
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  • Statues both of Johnson and Boswell are in the market-place at Lichfield.
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  • The badge of Rostock is the figure 7; and a local rhyme explains that there are 7 doors to St Mary's church, 7 streets from the market-place, 7 gates on the landward side and 7 wharves on the seaward side of the town, 7 turrets on the town-hall, which has 7 bells, and 7 linden trees in the park.
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  • In the market-place his "declaration," drawn up by Ferguson, was read aloud.
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  • The main streets run from the angles of the triangular market-place, in which stands the market cross, dated 1642, but probably much older.
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  • The market-place and a few public buildings were excavated in 1890-1891, but nothing of importance was found.
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  • With this pretended sanction he legalized polygamy, and himself took four wives, one of whom he beheaded with his own hand in the market-place in a fit of frenzy.
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  • The setting up in 1895 in the market-place in Altdorf of a fine statue (by the Swiss sculptor Richard Kissling) of Tell and his son, and the opening in 1899 just outside Altdorf of a permanent theatre, wherein Schiller's play is to be represented every Sunday during the summer months, show that the popular belief in the Tell legend is still strong, despite its utter demolition at the hands of a succession of scientific Swiss historians during the 19th century.
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  • It has a somewhat ancient appearance and possesses a spacious market-place.
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  • The principal buildings are the church of St Hilda, with a picturesque old tower; the town hall in the market-place, exchange, customhouse, mercantile marine offices, public library and museum, grammar school, marine school, master-mariners' asylum and seamen's institute.
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  • Portions of the old walls survive, but the greater part of the former circumvallation has been converted into promenades and gardens, outside which a modern town has sprung up. The finest of its squares are the market-place and the so-called Sand.
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  • The market place is a fine square.
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  • A practical rule for avoiding these is also given: " In general let every student of nature take this as a rule, that whatever his mind seizes and dwells upon with particular satisfaction is to be held in suspicion."' The third class are the Idola Fori, idols of the market-place, errors arising from the influence exercised over the mind by mere words.
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  • The town is situated on the left bank of the Jed, the main streets running at right angles from each side of the central market-place.
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  • The old town (High Buxton) stands a little above the new, and consists of one wide street, and a considerable market-place with an old cross.
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  • Karl Wilhelms (1815-1873), the composer of "Die Wacht am Rhein," was born here, and there is a memorial of him in the market-place.
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  • Apart from the legends of Arthur and his limestone block (shown in the market-place), the first event of note in its history is its connexion with the de Grey de Ruthyn family (the first lord died 1 353).
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  • The only open spaces are the market-place and two other squares, one of which, facing the citadel, is adorned with a granite column erected (1818) in commemoration of the defeat of Napoleon I.
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  • The principal market-place in the city (Piazza del Mercato) has taken possession of the arena of the ancient amphitheatre, the outer arches of which can still be seen in the surrounding buildings.
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  • At first he preached in the parish church of St John, but this soon growing too small for him he addressed the people in the market-place from the church tower.
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  • The county-hall and town-hall, overlooking a broad market-place, are the principal public buildings.
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  • Within the walls, which had a circumference of six miles, were villages separated by fields, several royal palaces, a market-place and a large square containing the barracks.
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  • The centre of the old town and indeed of the entire community of Prague is the town hall (staromestska radnice), which is surrounded by the market-place, the scene of the execution of the Bohemian patriots in 1621.
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  • In the market-place opposite the town hall is situated the ancient T`-n church, memorable as having been the religious centre of the Hussite movement.
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  • A chapel connected with the so-called Tyn or market-place of the German traders stood here from the earliest times, but the present building was begun in the 14th century, and completed in the 15th during the reign of George of Podebrad.
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  • It possesses castle erected in 1565 and now used as barracks, an ancient town hall, a church with an excellent organ, a high-grade school, an orphan asylum, and in the market-place a statue of the margrave Charles II.
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  • Immediately to the south of the fortress was the principal market-place of the town, surrounded by porticoes on its four sides, and hence named the Tetrastoon.
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  • Komotau was originally a Czech market-place, but in 1252 it came into the possession of the Teutonic Order and was completely Germanized.
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  • The public buildings and institutions include a guildhall (1826), a free grammar school and a large market-place.
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  • In the first half of the 17th century the site of the garden was laid out as a square by Inigo Jones, with a piazza on two sides; and as early as 1656 it was becoming a market place for the same commodities as are now sold in it.
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  • In the first place we have to observe that philosophy has now passed definitely from the market-place into the lectureroom.
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  • The market-place is shaded by a fine avenue of bombax and other wide-spreading trees.
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  • He accordingly surrendered to the Russian general Demitrius Buturlin (1790-1849), by whom he was handed over to the Austrians, who shot him in the market-place of Arad a few days later.
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  • In time the villages dependent on a chartered city, as they grew to be towns themselves, fotight for, and in many cases won, emancipation, which they then sought to have confirmed by the king and proceeded to symbolize by setting up their own gallows in the market-place.
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  • His residence in the Market Place was converted into a Cowper Museum a hundred years after his death, in 1900.
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  • Ajax then became an Attic hero; he was worshipped at Athens, where he had a statue in the market-place, and the tribe Aiantis was called after his name.
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  • In the market-place here Dr Johnson stood hatless in the rain doing voluntary penance for disobedience to his father.
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  • The leader was condemned to death in the emir's court and executed in the market place of Sokoto, and the incident was chiefly interesting for the display of loyalty to the British administration which it evoked on all sides from the native rulers.
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  • Of the Cistercian priory, founded about 1165 by Cospatric of Dunbar, and destroyed by the 1st earl of Hertford in 1545, which stood a little to the east of the present market-place, no trace remains; but for nearly four hundred years it was a centre of religious fervour.
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  • Also well accustomed Inn called the Angel situated in the market place.
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  • Situated in the upper part of the castle bailey it has long been a natural market place.
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  • To celebrate the bicentenary a water pump was erected in the small market place in Westgate where he preached the Methodist doctrine.
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  • The Market Place has interesting shops, many with original Georgian facades, and large areas of free parking with original cobblestones.
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  • Leamington Spa operates in an increasingly competitive market place.
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  • Bingham Town Center The Market Place area is severely congested due to lack of enforcement of illegal parking.
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  • We will give farmers a fairer deal in the market place.
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  • Going out three hours later he saw some more men standing idle in the market place.
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  • In a crowded market place I didn't think a new player would offer anything ⦠well ⦠erm ⦠new.
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  • The livestock market and butchers ' shambles used to take place in the market place and the yards of the inns along Sun Street.
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  • Water supply had been improved by the sinking of ten new wells and the provision of a great water tank in the market place.
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  • The popes cause and the emperors cause were of comparatively little moment to Italian burghers; and the names of Guelph and Ghibelline, which before long began to be heard in every street, on every market-place, had no meaning for them.
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  • The eastern façade overlooking the market-place was built in 1595-1628, in the Renaissance style, with three tiers of columns.
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  • The following is in brief the sequence of events: In 560 B.C. Peisistratus drove into the market-place, showed to an indignant assembly marks of violence on himself and his mules, and claimed to be the victim of assault at the hands of political enemies.
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  • The statement that the little stream Pactolus which flowed through the market-place rolled over golden sands is probably little more than a metaphor, due to the wealth of the city to which the Greeks of the 6th century B.C. resorted for supplies of gold; but trade and the organization of commerce were the real sources of this wealth.
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  • In the great market place in the centre of the city are gathered together the larger number of the most interesting buildings, including the quaint old Fleshers' Hall, built by Lieven de Key in 1603, and now containing the archives; the town hall; the old Stadsdoelen, where the burgesses met in arms; the Groote Kerk, or Great Church; and the statue erected in 1856 to Laurenz Janszoon Koster, the printer.
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  • After an obstinate resistance the town was taken by the besiegers on the 24th of June 1535, and in January 1536 Bockholdt and some of his more prominent followers, after being cruelly tortured, were executed in the market-place.
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  • Bakers', butchers', shoemakers' stalls were grouped together in the market-place to facilitate control, and with the same object in view a master was appointed for each craft as its responsible representative.
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  • The town, with the exception of the Altstadt, is regularly built, but within its area are numerous open grounds and public squares, which prevent the regularity of its plan degenerating into monotony: the market-place, with the colossal bronze statue of the elector John William, the parade, the Allee Strasse, the Konigs Allee, and the Kunigs Platz may be specially mentioned.
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  • After a scandalous four months duel between this simple innocent girl and a tribunal of crafty malevolent ecclesiastics and doctors of the university of Paris, Joan was burned alive in the old market-place of Rouen, on the 3oth of May 1431 (see JoAN OF ARc).
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  • This highly purified CLA is the strongest of its kind on the market place.
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  • Description of the Business This vacancy provides a fantastic opportunity to work with Charles Wells in repositioning the business in the local market place.
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  • For well over half a century a black dog has been poised over a streak of lightning in the center of Bungay Market Place.
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  • Many of these mutuals continue to thrive today, playing a distinct role in the market place.
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  • Now associated with eBay, this online market place offers a large selection with an easy search engine.
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  • Etsy.com, an online market place for crafters, is another place where you can find used Cricut cartridges.
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  • There are many styles of gem stone silver rings in today's ever-growing jewelry market place.
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  • Other shopping venues to check include the handmade market place Etsy, Overstock.com and Amazon.com.
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  • The photographs taken at the market place are particularly good because you get to see a close-up of the star's black bikini top.
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  • While at one time the main way to sell candles was through craft fairs or markets, today they can also be sold online through a personal website or via an online market place such as eBay or Etsy.
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  • The Internet presents a world wide market place and it is possible to find many unusual and unique items including some great ideas for talking clocks for children and novelty alarm clocks.
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  • Over recent years one trend that has been of great concern to the watch industry is the number of fake watches that are entering the market place.
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  • This is an international market place where buyers and sellers from around the world can meet.
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  • Lotze can be said to have brought philosophy out of the lectureroom into the market-place of life.
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  • It contains three churches, a spacious market-place and various educational and benevolent institutions.
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  • It is irregularly built, with narrow streets, but has a spacious market-place.
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  • It is remarkable for its fine tower and chime of bells, and contains the splendid allegorical monument of William the Silent, executed by Hendrik de Keyser and his son Pieter about 1621, and the tomb of Hugo Grotius, born in Delft in 1583, whose statue, erected in 1886, stands in the market-place outside the church.
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  • After the fall of Drogheda Cromwell sent a few troops to relieve Londonderry, and marched himself to Wexford, which he took on the 11th of October, and where similar scenes of cruelty were repeated; every captured priest, to use Cromwell's own words, being immediately "knocked on the head," though the story of the three hundred women slaughtered in the market-place has no foundation.
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  • In the market-place is the market cross, said to date from 958, and a beautiful Renaissance fountain, the Petersbrunnen, erected in 1595.
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  • The eastern façade overlooking the market-place was built in 1595-1628, in the Renaissance style, with three tiers of columns.
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  • It always had a prince, no doubt, but he was engaged by formal contract without much attention being paid to hereditary rights, and he was merely leader of the troops, while all the political power remained in the hands of the civil officials and the Vetche, a popular assembly which was called together in the market-place, as occasion required, by the tolling of the great bell.
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  • In the middle of the market-place stands the old town hall, with red tower and cupola, known from its situation as the Mid Steeple, built by Tobias Bachup of Alloa (1708).
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  • The principal Mahommedan public buildings, erected by subsequent governors and now in ruins, are the Katra and the Lal-bagh palace - the former built by Sultan Mahommed Shuja in 1645, in front of the chauk or market place.
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  • In the large market place is the statue of the Prussian king Frederick William I., erected in 1824, and there is a war memorial on the Friedrich Wilhelm Platz.
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  • In the centre was the Agora of Hippodamus; on the western margin of the Cantharus harbour extended the emporium, or Digma, the centre of commercial activity, flanked by a series of porticoes; at its northern end, near the entrance to the inner harbour, was another Agora, on the site of the modern market-place, and near it the µa?cp l OTOa, the corn depot of the state.
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  • The body of Queen Eleanor rested here for a night on its journey to Westminster, and a cross, of which there is now no trace, was subsequently erected in the market-place.
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  • The Attic bouleutae took the oath by Athena Boulaia; at Sparta she was ayopaia, presiding over the popular assemblies in the market-place; in Arcadia µnXavZTts, the discoverer of devices.
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  • But it was one thing to enunciate such magnificent theories in a lecture, and quite another to apply them in the market-place.
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  • He is said to have been poisoned (December 29, 1606) by his chancellor, Mihaly Katay, who was hacked to bits by Bocskay's adherents in the market-place of Kassa.
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  • The town itself consists of a mass of one-storeyed stone houses, each surmounted by a little dome, clustering round the market-place with its mosque and minaret.
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  • The Renaissance town-hall in the spacious market-place dates from 1570; it contains a library and a collection of antiquities.
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  • Thus in Nuremberg a regular saffron inspection was held, and in the 15th century we read of men being burned in the market-place along with their adulterated saffron, while on another occasion three persons convicted of the same crime were buried alive.
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  • In the market-place are two remarkable crosses covered with rude carvings, and assigned by some to the 7th century, being similar to those at Monasterboice and elsewhere in Ireland.
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  • This act by tradition happened on the market-place, where in 1895, at the foot of an old tower (with rude frescoes commemorating the feat), there was set up a fine bronze statue (by Richard Kissling of Zurich) of Tell and his son.
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  • Warned by a hurried sign by Hamud that his life was in danger, Mahommed at once attacked Bandar, stabbed him and took possession of the citadel; a general massacre of all members of the house of Ibn Rashid followed, and next day Mahommed appeared with his cousin Hamud in the market-place of Hail, and announced his assumption of the amirship. A strong and capable ruler, he soon established his authority over all northern and western Nejd, and in 1872 the opportunity arrived for his intervention in the east.
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