How to use Middle in a sentence

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  • I shall be there by the middle of September.

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  • The rod was bent in the middle so that it could be turned as with a crank.

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  • What was he doing out here alone in the middle of the desert?

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  • Who's that running on the middle of the bridge?

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  • Several of the beefy men living in the house were in the grassy, well-lit courtyard, sparring with swords, knives, and other weaponry that looked like it came straight out of the Middle Ages.

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  • She approached the window, amazed at the snow, until her gaze fell to a figure kneeling like a dark gargoyle in the middle of the white lawn.

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  • It was to see my native village in the light of the Middle Ages, and our Concord was turned into a Rhine stream, and visions of knights and castles passed before me.

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  • One was of medium height and slender, an older man with sharp green eyes the color of forest moss who seemed out of place in the middle of the room.

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  • And in the middle was a rough table with benches around it instead of chairs.

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  • I don't want to be in the middle of your feud.

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  • Her curtains were down to seal away the sunlight, and she was curled up in a ball in the middle of her bed with her back to the door.

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  • We are somewhere in the middle of the earth, and the chances are we'll reach the other side of it before long.

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  • He paused in the middle of the lawn that stretched between the house and the massive garage.

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  • Folks don't fall into the middle of the earth and then get back again to tell of their adventures--not in real life.

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  • Didn't stop to think we might be in the middle of helping when you sucked us dry?

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  • Back toward the middle of the house she went and down into the foyer.

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  • Han nodded, and Damian trotted into the 20,000-square-foot mansion in the middle of the Arizona desert he called home.

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  • Why am I stuck in the middle?

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  • Natasha was standing in the middle of the drawing room, emaciated, with a pale set face, but not at all shamefaced as Pierre expected to find her.

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  • His short hair had evidently just been brushed, but one lock hung down in the middle of his broad forehead.

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  • Here he was, apologizing on Julie's behalf, in the middle of the night.

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  • The object sitting in the middle of the table made his blood run cold.

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  • Each checker has a hole in the middle in which a brass knob can be placed to distinguish the king from the commons.

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  • By the middle of April, for I made no haste in my work, but rather made the most of it, my house was framed and ready for the raising.

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  • But my house occupied so sunny and sheltered a position, and its roof was so low, that I could afford to let the fire go out in the middle of almost any winter day.

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  • The latter, a fresh, rosy officer of the Guards, irreproachably washed, brushed, and buttoned, held his pipe in the middle of his mouth and with red lips gently inhaled the smoke, letting it escape from his handsome mouth in rings.

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  • Lavrushka turned all the bedding over, looked under the bed and under the table, searched everywhere, and stood still in the middle of the room.

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  • This Marshal was Count Ilya Rostov, and in the middle of May Prince Andrew went to visit him.

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  • Nicholas, in his old lady's dress over which he had belted his hussar overcoat, stood in the middle of the sleigh, reins in hand.

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  • The side horses, pressing against the shafts of the middle horse, sank in the snow, which was dry and glittered like sugar, and threw it up.

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  • It was in the middle of the afternoon, but the skies were dark grey.

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  • They were in the middle of the desert in New Mexico.

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  • In the middle stood what were probably a king and a queen.

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  • He thought she would give him her hand as usual; but she, stepping up to him, stopped, breathing heavily, her arms hanging lifelessly just in the pose she used to stand in when she went to the middle of the ballroom to sing, but with quite a different expression of face.

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  • As they left the tavern in the twilight of the dawn, Rostov and Ilyin both glanced under the wet and glistening leather hood of the doctor's cart, from under the apron of which his feet were sticking out, and in the middle of which his wife's nightcap was visible and her sleepy breathing audible.

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  • Unexpectedly, in the middle of the service, and not in the usual order Natasha knew so well, the deacon brought out a small stool, the one he knelt on when praying on Trinity Sunday, and placed it before the doors of the sanctuary screen.

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  • He glanced at the dirty innyard in the middle of which soldiers were watering their lean horses at the pump while carts were passing out of the gate.

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  • In front of the bed, a dark cave had opened in the middle of her room, swallowing the wall where the door had been.

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  • The clingy cold of the shadow world disappeared, and she was left standing in the middle of her apartment.

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  • Witnessing the gaping hole to the shadow world form in the middle of the real world was unsettling.

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  • She froze in the middle of the in-between place.

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  • She didn't want to be stuck in the middle when one of them snapped.

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  • Wiping her eyes, she pored through the rest of the paperwork, growing cold despite her wool coat in the middle of her warm apartment.

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  • The death dealer stared at her, much larger in her small living room than he was in the middle of the street.

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  • She turned and gasped, heart leaping to see the death dealer lingering like the shadow he was in the middle of her living room.

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  • She stepped out of his embrace, the two of them freezing in the middle of the dance floor like rocks in a flowing creek.

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  • Your mate dumped you on me in the middle of the night.

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  • He paused at one room toward the middle of the hall and pushed it open.

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  • There were wide eighteenth- century ball gowns, women in little black dresses, one in a fifties poodle skirt, and several in dark dresses with ornate brocade on the bodice, like that of wealthy Middle Age royalty.

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  • The maître d' looked at her skeptically, as if the woman passing in a revealing Middle Eastern belly dancing costume ahead of her was normal and jeans were not.

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  • The door cracked in the middle beneath the second blow, and she went sailing once again.

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  • All of them were located in the middle of a sea.

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  • Kris and a few of his Immortals were surrounded in the middle of the park while demons darted from the forest to attack pockets of Immortals.

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  • A pyre had been built in the middle of the cobblestone courtyard to burn the bodies of the demons before nightfall, when they.d come back alive.

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  • Daniela led them to the men.s wing, where one sweaty, bloodied Immortal was standing outside of Sasha.s room while the other stood guard over Jade, who was hogtied in the middle of the small courtyard around which the men.s wing was situated.

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  • He could look straight into the courtyard of the men.s wing, and the furious Daniela standing in the middle staring at him.

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  • Maybe one of them will fall somewhere in the middle of your man-scale.

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  • The dual moons seemed to hover somewhere in the middle of the air of a massive chasm, just like the dozen or so hulking spaceships, whose dark grey skins reflected like skins of massive grey whales in the moonlight.

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  • Kiera stared, unable to fathom she'd been ejected into the middle of space to die.

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  • He led her to a bench in the middle of the house and glanced at an awaiting servant, who darted away.

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  • In the middle of the queen's throne was a low stone box she mistook at first glance to be the world's most uncomfortable lumbar support.

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  • Evelyn stood in the middle of the room.

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  • Evelyn waited at the edge of another group, in the middle of which was Romas.

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  • And the only reason you remember dreams is if you wake up in the middle of them.

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  • But who gets up in the middle of the night?

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  • Effie stood in the middle of the room, as if enthralled and after all the smiles and appropriate handshakes, took a deep breath and closed her eyes.

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  • Alarm clocks ringing in the middle of the night, ghosts walking around, everyone hopping into someone else's bed, half the people wanting to kill the other half!

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  • I suppose you've got a good reason why you tried to beat the brains out of a guy holding an ice ax, in the middle of the street with a bunch of people watching.

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  • Having a child nowadays is tough enough but jumping in in the middle of the game is bewildering.

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  • Stopping her seemed not to enter Dean's mind as she placed a chair in the middle of the room, looking up to make sure it was directly beneath the hanging brass fixture.

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  • Me standing there half naked, Gladys screaming her fool head off, Edith's body hanging in the middle of the room....

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  • Right in the middle stood a cute little redhead about to make her shot.

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  • In the middle of the table sat an exquisite fall floral arrangement.

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  • The women delved into small talk, and as Jackson turned, he noticed Connor standing stone still in the middle of the room, staring at Elisabeth.

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  • She sang right in the middle of every pitch and had a lovely vibrato.

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  • She was in the middle of every pitch and fully supported each note.

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  • It was all a ploy to get the ranch, and Bordeaux was right in the middle.

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  • She was in the middle of an unfamiliar, tall hallway.

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  • With a whoop, she twirled in the middle of the shadow world.

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  • He appeared to be in the middle of recording things again.

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  • But you sent him into the middle of Hell for thousands of years.

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  • If you don't mark 'em all with rocks we're going to miss a turn on the way out and end up god-knows-where in the middle of the earth someplace.

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  • Ten minutes later, Lydia Larkin answered her door dressed in very tight and very small white shorts with a red elastic thing that covered only her breasts and nothing of the acres of skin in the middle.

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  • Play the middle monkey—see no evil.

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  • Deidre stopped in the middle of the sidewalk, feeling very exposed to the blaring world.

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  • Gabriel's attention was caught on a faint green glow on a table in the middle of the stacks of dead bodies.

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  • These in the middle, I'm guessing about, Tamer said, circling half the images he'd drawn.

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  • We're starting in the middle.

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  • On a mission to ensure there was a clean slate between his mate and Darkyn, Gabriel waited in the middle of Deidre's old apartment for the Dark One to arrive.

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  • His mate was curled into a tight ball in the middle of her bed, on top of the covers.

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  • Wynn stopped in the middle of the hallway.

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  • He'd been in the middle of deciding which of his collection of knives he was going to use to kill the goddess once and for all when the noise started.

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  • Dr. Wynn stood in the middle of his office.

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  • Samantha stood at 5'10 with caramel colored skin and curly jet-black hair that fell to the middle of her back.

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  • A chair sat in the middle of the living room with a 'Happy Birthday' balloon tied to it.

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  • What if I need blood in the middle of dinner?

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  • In the middle, Elisabeth sat in a metal chair, barely conscious.

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  • I meant living out here in the middle of nowhere with questionable transportation and no way to get help.

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  • The middle of a snowstorm was no time to give birth.

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  • She was standing in the middle of the dairy, scowling, when he emerged from the barn.

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  • She opened her eyes and gasped as Alex took the broom away and pulled her into the middle of the room.

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  • Striking a match, she dropped it into the middle and gently blew on the flame.

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  • The truck isn't in the middle of the road.

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  • Nerves made her movements clumsy while her mind sought some forgotten information about a threat great enough to rouse the Undersecretary and his staff in the middle of the night.

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  • He took each side of her collar and pulled, the effortless movement ripping the black uniform down the middle.

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  • He wasn't sure what it was about this woman that made him think thoughts he normally didn't in the middle of a warzone.

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  • Lana never thought she'd end up in the middle of a forest, defended by the PMF against those who seemed to want to start a second East-West civil war.

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  • She continued walking down the middle of the road.

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  • That this one was in the middle of a town—even a tiny one—made her nervous.

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  • Lana froze, hoping they didn't notice the lone figures in the middle of the field.

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  • It was clear and cool outside of Gabe's small cottage in the middle of a possessed jungle.  Rhyn felt the sense that someone else was there once more and looked around.  Assuming the feeling has something to do with his magic, Rhyn shook it off once more.  He opened the front door without knocking, already sensing it was empty.  Gabe had left in a hurry.  The wardrobe near his bed was open and his walls were missing many of the weapons Rhyn had seen last time.

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  • He paused in the middle of the cool shadow world gazing at the portals.

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  • Ully obeyed.  They crept through the hallways, avoiding any that seemed crowded.  Toby followed the directions he saw in his memories and led them to a small chamber near the center of the fortress.  They entered and closed the door, seeing the open portal hovering in the middle.  He took Ully's hand, and they stepped into it.

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  • We arrived at the high school, and Lara and Ivy took off for the middle school next door.

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  • He considered warning the Indian night clerk that they had a real winner wandering out on the sand in the middle of the night but discarded the idea.

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  • If an airplane crashes in the middle of the ocean and someone is listed as a passenger on it, it's pretty simple, even if there's never a body.

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  • The ol' boys at the station are about split down the middle but we're not privy to Byrne's lifestyle and I suppose that's the key.

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  • Byrne's description was far too common to stand out but no one recalled a man hurriedly leaving the city in the middle of the night, Tuesday-Wednesday.

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  • It's the middle of the night.

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  • Now, tell me what's going on or so help me God I'll dump your ass right here in the middle of the square!

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  • Some guy out on a yacht with his family spotted the body floating in the middle of the bay and hauled it in like Hemingway's fish.

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  • The word is someone did in Wassermann over on the Eastern Shore and the tide carried him out in the middle of the Chesapeake.

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  • I'm thankful she and Randy didn't come home in the middle of it.

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  • It's out in the middle of nowhere, just off the inter­state.

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  • How do you ditch a motor home in the middle of Kansas?

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  • Thank God it didn't appear she had been contacted by her husband, but something was seri­ously wrong and Dean was smack-dab in the middle of it.

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  • The last thing David Dean had wanted to do was to climb back in his tired automobile and drive to Philadelphia in the middle of the night.

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  • The mornings and evenings had been packed with chores, but there was usually time during the middle of the day to enjoy some time outside.

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  • I'm hot and tired, and I'm right in the middle of something.

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  • Surely second thoughts didn't come abruptly in the middle of a peaceful ride, or tie a persons' insides in knots.

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  • Sooner or later she and Alex would run smack into the middle of something unpleasant.

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  • He smiled, grabbing her hand, turning it palm up and planting a soft kiss in the middle.

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  • I didn't want to disturb you in the middle of chores, so I called the land line.

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  • We're in the middle of an electrical storm.

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  • She threw the egg at him and it landed square in the middle of his forehead.

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  • When she entered, Darian stood in the middle of the foyer, surveying the vamps staring at him like the god he was.

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  • She stopped in front of him and placed her fingertips in the middle of his chest.

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  • In the middle is an apple tree marked with a ring of stones.

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  • When he opened his eyes, the three of them stood in the middle of the city.

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  • A table had been placed in the middle, and Jonathan sat at it, disguised as a man with graying hair.

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  • My middle name is Natalie and Alex's middle name is Matthew.

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  • Her stomach rolled a warning as nausea gripped her middle.

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  • You take care of yourself and call me any time - even if it's in the middle of the night.

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  • She stopped, suddenly aware that she was in the middle of the field.

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  • You come out here from California all alone and rent you a place in the middle of nowhere.

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  • One minute they seemed to be driving in the middle of nowhere, and then they would come into a little town.

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  • Poised in the middle of turning a page, she froze.

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  • He woke in the middle of the night to check on her as he did every night.

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  • He'd never been to the middle of the city, mainly because it was walled off and guarded.

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  • In the middle of the white bed, she looked small.

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  • His cat nuzzled one leg as he stood, thinking hard, in the middle of his bright condo.

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  • Even the guy's boxers were neatly folded into squares that sat in the middle of the drawer.

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  • He appeared in the middle of the White God's compound and began walking.

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  • They paused beside the ring in the center, where the two at its middle had stopped to stare at him.

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  • As with the girl yesterday, this one stood in the middle of the hallway, lost.

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  • I'm, uh, in the middle of work right now.

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  • Like the vamp-cat, Jessi's cousins had gone from panicked at being kidnapped in the middle of the night to content on the compound.

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  • He didn't want her anywhere near the Original Other or Jonny but was almost certain she'd figure out how to get herself in the middle somehow.

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  • A peek over her shoulder revealed him standing in the middle of the room, under the light.

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  • She smelled the ocean on the air and was surprised to see the strange stone cottage perched in the middle of a field hedged by a stone wall.

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  • It had been afternoon when she left the West Coast, and it was clearly in the middle of the night here.

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  • Standing in the middle of a dirt road, god-knew-where, stuck between the bristling Black God and Original Other, Jessi couldn't imagine her situation getting worse.

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  • Vico held God to be the ruler of the world of nations, but ruling, not as the providence of the middle ages by means of continued miracles, but as He rules nature, by means of natural laws.

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  • Vico undoubtedly considered the poetic wisdom of the Middle Ages to be different from that of the Greeks and Romans, and Christianity to be very superior to the pagan religion.

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  • Although planned in the shape of a cross, with a square and tower in the middle, the arms of the cross are not straight, the constructor holding the ingenious opinion that, in order to prevent little towns from being taken in at a glance, their streets should be crooked.

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  • Aguilar "of the Frontier" was so named in the middle ages from its position on the border of the Moorish territories, which were defended by the castle of Anzur, now a ruin; but the spacious squares and modern houses of the existing town retain few vestiges of Moorish dominion.

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  • Throughout the middle ages, moreover, the word alba was somewhat loosely used.

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  • In the Armenian and Coptic rites the vestment is often elaborately embroidered; in the other rites the only ornament is a cross high in the middle of the back, save in the case of bishops of the Orthodox Church, whose sticharia are ornamented with two vertical red stripes (7rorayof, " rivers").

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  • The nucleus of the city is built on a ridge of rock (Mount Sceberras) which runs like a tongue into the middle of a bay, which it thus divides into two harbours, the Grand Harbour to the east and the Marsamuschetto to the west, which are subdivided again by three other peninsulas into creeks.

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  • In 1803 Palgrave was articled to a firm of solicitors, but was called to the bar at the Middle Temple in 1827.

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  • The numerous concordats concluded towards the middle of the 19th century with several of the South American republics either have not come into force or have been denounced and replaced by a more or less pacific modus vivendi.

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  • In the middle of September he was seriously ill.

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  • Here you find articles in the encyclopedia on topics related to the Middle East.

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  • Another church is the Annexkirche, formerly a convent of the Minorites; this dates from the middle of the 15th century.

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  • It is upon a small island in the middle of this tank that the Golden Temple is now situated.

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  • Zimbabwe was probably the distributing centre for the gold traffic carried on in the middle ages between subjects of the Monomotapa and the Mahommedans of the coast.

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  • He may, in fact, be called the father of modern pathology, for his view, that every animal is constituted by a sum of vital units, each of which manifests the characteristics of life, has almost uniformly dominated the theory of disease.since the middle of the 59th century, when it was enunciated.

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  • This is the reassertion of a principle which the middle ages had lost sight of - that knowledge, if it is to have any value, must be intelligence, and not erudition.

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  • It dashes at once into the middle of the subjects with the examination of a problem which had baffled the ancients, and seems as if it were tossed at the heads of the French geometers as a challenge.

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  • The Roman emperors recognized it as a free state, and in the middle ages it was called Stampalia, and belonged to the noble Venetian family of Quirini.

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  • In the middle ages Ostia regained something of its importance, owing to the silting up of the right arm of the Tiber.

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  • His opportunity seemed to have come when, in the middle of the 16th century, the Order of the Sword broke up, and the possession of Livonia was fiercely contested between Sweden, Poland and Denmark.

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  • Ecclesiastically the place was dependent on Altham till after the middle of the 19th century.

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  • But the most remarkable memorial of the middle ages that exists in all this district is the monastery of Sumelas, which is situated about 25 m.

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  • In the United Kingdom the regular bowling season extends from May day till the end of September or the middle of October.

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  • As a child she had already believed herself to have visions; these now became more frequent, and her records of these "revelations," which were tanslated into Latin by Matthias, canon of Linkoping, and by her confessor, Peter, prior of Alvastra, obtained a great vogue during the middle ages.

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  • This influence was due not only to his publications, but also to the "school" or classes for the training of clergymen which he conducted for many years at his home and from which went forth scores of preachers to every part of New England and the middle colonies (states).

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  • Gold mines were worked in antiquity in the Drin valley, and silver mines in the Mirdite region were known to the Venetians in the middle ages.

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  • The large number of Slavonic local names in Albania, even in districts where no trace of a Slavonic population exists, bears witness to the extensive Servian and Bulgarian immigrations in the early middle ages, but the original inhabitants gradually ousted or assimilated the invaders.

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  • The Roman Catholic Ghegs appear to have abandoned the Eastern for the Western Church in the middle of the 13th century.

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  • Harvest generally extends from the middle of August to near the end of September.

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  • Selecting any part and calling it the middle part, the two parts next it are called the adjacent parts and the remaining two parts the opposite parts.

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  • The rules then are sine of the middle part = product of tangents of adjacent parts = product of cosines of opposite parts.

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  • Doughty preached in Virginia and Maryland in 1650-1659, and was the father of British Presbyterianism in the Middle Colonies.

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  • The wing-quills are brownish black, banded with mottled white, and those of the tail, except the middle pair, which are wholly greyish brown, are banded with mottled white at the base and the tip, but dark brown for the rest of their length.

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  • The drying-up process has been comparatively rapid since the middle of the 19th century, a town which in 1850 was on the southern margin of the lake being in 1905 over 20 m.

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  • The southern basin of Chad is described under the Shari, which empties its waters into the lake about the middle of the southern shore, forming a delta of considerable extent.

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  • Lake Chad is supposed to have been known by report to Ptolemy, and is identified by some writers with the Kura lake of the middle ages.

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  • Joalland, reached the lake from the middle Niger, continuing his journey round the north end to Kanem.

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  • Avranches, an important military station of the Romans, was in the middle ages chief place of a county of the duchy of Normandy.

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  • It is only from the middle of the I9th century that close attention has been.

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  • It is found in European streams, and is caught by anglers, being also a favourite in aquariums. The well-known and important industry of "Essence Orientale" and artificial pearls, carried on in France and Germany with the crystalline silvery colouring matter of the bleak, was introduced from China about the middle of the 17th century.

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  • That according to which they were set up at Munich was in the main suggested by Cockerell; in the middle of each pediment was a figure of Athena, set well back, and a fallen warrior at her feet; on each side were standing spearmen, kneeling spearmen and bowmen, all facing towards the centre of the composition; the corners were filled with fallen warriors.

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  • Corn from middle Russia for Astrakhan is transferred from the railway to boats at Tsaritsyn; timber and wooden wares from the upper Volga are unloaded here and sent by rail to Kalach; and fish, salt and fruits sent from Astrakhan by boat up the Volga are here unloaded and despatched by rail to the interior of Russia.

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  • Wallace, this author is of opinion that marsupials did not effect an entrance into Australia till about the middle of the Tertiary period, their ancestors being probably opossums of the American type.

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  • Fore feet with two or three of the middle toes of nearly equal size, and provided with strong, sharp, slightly curved claws, the other toes rudimentary.

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  • First toe represented by a minute rudiment of a metacarpal bone; the fourth by a metacarpal and two small phalanges without a claw, and not reaching the middle of the metacarpal of the third; fifth entirely absent.

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  • About the middle of the 12th century the country was subdued by the duke of Saxony, Henry the Lion, who founded a bishopric at Ratzeburg, and after Henry's fall in 1180 it formed part of the smaller duchy of Saxony, which was governed by Duke Bernhard.

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  • This name shabattu was certainly applied to the 15th day of the month, and am nuh libbi could mean "day of rest in the middle," referring to the moon's pause at the full.

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  • But among the Greeks themselves the two works of Pheidias which far outshone all others, and were the basis of his fame, were the colossal figures in gold and ivory of Zeus at Olympia and of Athena Parthenos at Athens, both of which belong to about the middle of the 5th century.

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  • Till middle life he was also lieutenant-general in Aragon for his brother and predecessor Alphonso V., whose reign was mainly spent in Italy.

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  • South Sea Islanders and other coloured races, numbering probably about 15,000, were in 1906 to be found principally in Queensland, but further immigration of Pacific Islanders to Australia is now restricted, and the majority of those in the country in 1906 were deported by the middle of 1907.

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  • The affairs of a tribe were ruled by a council of men past middle age.

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  • From the middle of the 18th century the ancestors of Ferdinand de Lesseps followed the diplomatic career, and he himself occupied with real distinction several posts in the same calling from 1825 to 1849.

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  • Thus, 1 - x would represent the operation of selecting all things in the world except horned things, that is, all not horned things, and (1 - x) (1 - y) would give us all things neither horned nor sheep. By the use of such symbols propositions could be reduced to the form of equations, and the syllogistic conclusion from two premises was obtained by eliminating the middle term according to ordinary algebraic rules.

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  • This middle kingdom formed a long strip stretching across Europe from the North Sea to Naples, and embraced the whole of the later Netherlands with the exception of the portion on the left bank of the Scheldt, which river was made the boundary of West Francia.

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  • Had his successor been as prudent and able, he might have made a unified Netherlands the nucleus of a mighty middle kingdom, interposing between France and Germany, and a revival of that of the Carolingian Lothaire.

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  • Its foundation dates from the year 1030, while the nave is Romanesque of the middle of the 12th century, with much pointed work.

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  • During the whole of the middle ages Tournai was styled the "seigneurie de Tournaisis," and possessed a charter and special privileges of its own.

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  • We find in the Babylonian-Assyrian omen-texts special designations for the three main lobes of the sheep's liver - the lobus dexter, the lobus sinister and the lobus caudatus; the first-named being called "the right wing of the liver," the second "the left wing of the liver," and the third "the middle of the liver."

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  • Although the first definite endeavour to locate the Golden Chersonese thus dates from the middle of the 2nd century of our era, the name was apparently well known to the learned of Europe at a somewhat earlier period, and in his Antiquities of the Jews, written during the latter half of the 1st century, Josephus says that Solomon gave to the pilots furnished to him by Hiram of Tyre commands " that they should go along with his stewards to the land that of old was called Ophir, but now the Aurea Chersonesus, which belongs to India, to fetch gold."

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  • He summoned experienced teachers, Protestant as well as Catholic, from Germany, established middle and higher schools in all parts of the empire, superseded the antiquated textbooks and methods of instruction, and encouraged the formation of learned societies and the growth of a professional spirit and independence among the teachers.

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  • It was a popular opinion in the middle ages that extreme unction extinguishes all ties and links with this world, so that he who has received it must, if he recovers, renounce the eating of flesh and matrimonial relations.

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  • The whole residency is mountainous, but there are two main parallel ranges of peaks along the northern boundary and through the middle.

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  • Common throughout the northern and middle states and Canada, the red oak attains a large size only on good soils; the wood is of little value, being coarse and porous, but it is largely used for cask-staves; the bark is a valuable tanning material.

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  • Though entered as a student at Trinity College, Dublin, Tone gave little attention to study, his inclination being for a military career; but after eloping with Matilda Witherington, a girl of sixteen, he took his degree in 1786, and read law in London at the Middle Temple and afterwards in Dublin, being called to the Irish bar in 1789.

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  • It is situated on the canal from Bruges to Sluys (Ecluse), but in the middle ages a navigable channel or river called the Zwyn gave ships access to it from the North Sea.

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  • It was well known during the middle ages, and was largely used by William, archbishop of Tyre, for the first six books of his Belli sacri historic. In modern times its historical value has been seriously impugned, but the verdict of the best scholarship seems to be that in general it forms a true record of the events of the first crusade, although containing some legendary matter.

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  • In the middle ages Plautus was little regarded, and twelve of his plays (Bacchides - Truculentus) disappeared from view until they were discovered (in the MS. called D) by Nicholas of Troves in the year 1429.

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  • The county of Lingen, of which this town was the capital, was united in the middle ages with the county of Tecklenburg.

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  • Angelo, with sixteen antique columns in the interior, probably dates from the middle of the 6th century.

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  • It is hardly mentioned except by the geographers until the middle of the 6th century, when it was captured by Totila after a long siege.

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  • These processes stretch across the body cavity to be inserted in the dorsal and ventral middle lines.

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  • In the middle ages it was the seat of a large trade in linen.

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  • Steinheil communicated to the Göttingen Academy of Sciences in September 1838 an account of his telegraph, which had been constructed about the middle of the preceding year.

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  • When the key is in the middle position, that is, not making connexion with either the front or back contacts, the received currents pass through both coils of the relay and the rheostat; no interference is, however, felt from this extra resistance because, although the current is halved, it has double the effect on the relay, because it passes through two coils instead of one.

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  • An experimental printer constructed about the middle of 1908 by the British Post Office, operated successfully at the rate of 210 words (1260 letters) per minute.

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  • A pair of fine wires of iron and constantan are twisted together in the middle, and one pair of unlike ends are connected to a galvanometer.

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  • The secondary circuit of this transformer is cut in the middle and has a condenser inserted in it, and its ends are connected to the sensitive metallic filings tube or coherer as shown in fig.

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  • By the middle of 1905 a very large number of vessels had been equipped with the Marconi short distance and long distance wireless telegraph apparatus for intercommunication and reception of messages from power stations on both sides of the Atlantic, and the chief navies of the world had adopted the apparatus.

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  • In the middle ages Teignmouth was a flourishing port, able to furnish 7 ships and 120 mariners to the Calais expedition of 1347, and depending chiefly on the fishing and salt industries.

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  • He came from the upper middle class, his father, named Pietro Bernardone, being one of the larger merchants of the city.

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  • The Breisgau, originally a pagus or gau of the Frankish empire, was ruled during the middle ages by hereditary counts.

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  • The space thus included was known in ancient times as Venetia, a name applied in the middle ages to the well-known city; the eastern portion of it became known in the middle ages as the Frioul or Friuli.

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  • In the olive there is great variety of kinds, and the methods of cultivation differ greatly in different districts; in Ban, Chieti and Lecce, for instance, there are regular woods of nothing but olive-trees, while in middle Italy there are olive-orchards with the interspaces occupied by crops of variotis kinds.

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  • The duchies of Spoleto in the centre, and of Benevento in the south, inserted wedge-like into the middle of the peninsula, and enclosing independent Rome, were but loosely united to the kingdom at Pavia.

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  • The most marked proof of the change which came over Italy towards the middle of the I4th century is furnished by the companies of adventure.

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  • Therefore, after the middle of the century, this profession fell into the hands of natives.

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  • Meanwhile, throughout the middle ages, it had been the policy of Venice to refrain from conquests on the Italian mainland, and to confine her energies to commerce in the East.

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  • The brutalities of Austrias white coats in the north, the unintelligent repression then characteristic of the house of Savoy, the petty spite of the duke of Modena, the medieval obscurantism of pope and cardinals in the middle of the peninsula and the clownish excesses of Ferdinand in the south, could not blot out from the minds of the Italians the recollection of the benefits derived from the just laws, vigorous administration and enlightened aims of the great emperor.

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  • The masses were still more or less indifferent, but among the nobility and the educated middle Secret classes, cut off from all part in free political life, there societies, was developed either the spirit of despair at Italys The Car..

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  • His German sermons, of which seventy-one have been preserved, are among the most powerful in the language, and form the chief monuments of Middle High German prose.

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  • The progress of the archbishop's opinion towards that middle Protestantism, if it may be so called, which he did so much to impress on the formularies of the Church of England, was gradual, as a brief enumeration of the successive steps in that progress will show.

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  • Having dwelt in that egg for a year, that lord spontaneously by his own thought split that egg in two; and from the two halves he fashioned the heaven and the earth, and in the middle,the sky,and the eight regions (the points of the compass), and the perpetual place of the waters.

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  • Formally, Cicero adhered to the Academic 3 philosophy during its " middle " or almost sceptical period.

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  • Throughout the middle ages the sancta civitas Trevirorum abounded in religious foundations and was a great seat of monastic learning.

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  • In the Jewish speculations of the middle ages may be found curious forms of the doctrine of emanations uniting the Biblical idea of creation with elements drawn from the Persians and the Greeks.

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  • Isolated examples in the early middle ages of metropolitans dealing with their suffragan bishops by imprisonment in chains were extra-canonical abuses, connected with the perversion of Church law which treated the metropolitan (who originally was merely convener of the provincial synod and its representative during the intervals of sessions) as the feudal " lord " of his comprovincials.

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  • Exempt jurisdictions began with the monasteries and were matter of vehement discussion in the later middle ages.

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  • The French parlements, after the middle ages, discouraged them.

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  • The recursus ad principem, in some form or other of appeal or application to the sovereign or his lay judges, was at the end of the middle ages well known over western Europe.

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  • In the later middle ages these courts had jurisdiction over most questions, except indeed the then most important ones, those relating to real property.

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  • The " ordinary " ecclesiastical tribunals of the later middle ages still subsist in England, at least as regards the laity.

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  • In the more typical Lemuridae there are two pairs of upper incisor teeth, separated by a gap in the middle line; the premolars may be either two or three, but the molars, as in the lower jaw, are always three on each side.

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  • It is a fine example of a Jacobean mansion, with a beautiful fountain in the middle of the court-yard.

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  • In Alexandria about the middle of the 3rd century it was already 1 M von Rohr, Zeitschr.

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  • Some Churches still continued the three weeks' fast, but by the middle of the 5th century most of these divergences had ceased and the usages of Antioch-Constantinople and Rome-Alexandria had become stereotyped in their respective spheres of influence.

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  • In the middle ages, meat, eggs and milk were forbidden in Lent not only by ecclesiastical but by statute law; and this rule was enforced until the reign of William III.

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  • It was introduced into France in 1749, and appears to have been grown in Germany and Britain soon after the middle of the last century, if not earlier.

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  • In this well-known variety the young shoots are but slightly angled, and the branches in the second year become round; the deltoid short-pointed leaves are usually straight or even rounded at the base, but sometimes are slightly cordate; the capsules ripen in Britain about the middle of May.

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  • In the middle ages the nocturnal vigilia were, except in the monasteries, gradually discontinued, matins and vespers on the preceding day, with fasting, taking their place.

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  • The celebrated Gascoigne's powder, which was sold as late as the middle of the 19th century in the form of balls like sal prunella, consisted of equal parts of crabs' eyes," the black tips of crabs' claws, Oriental pearls, Oriental bezoar and white coral, and was administered in jelly made of hart's horn, but was prescribed by physicians chiefly for wealthy people, as it cost about forty shillings per ounce.

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  • The curious signs on the coloured carboys in chemists' windows, which were commonly to be seen until the middle of the 19th century, were signs used by the alchemists to indicate various chemical substances.

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  • In addition to these lines, all tadpoles show more or less distinctly a small whitish gland in the middle of the head between the eyes, the so-called frontal gland or pineal gland, which in early stages is connected with the brain.

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  • Its opening, the vent, is situated either on the middle line at the base of the tail, or on the right side, as if to balance the sinistral position of the spiraculum.

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  • They are of middle height and dark complexion, with generally straight nose, small round skull, small sharp chin and large full eyes, which are expressive, however, rather of cunning than intelligence.

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  • The whole of the middle lamella or originally formed cell-wall separating one from another disappears before the adult state is reached, so that the walls of the hydroids consist of a framework of lignified bars, with open communication between the cell cavities.

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  • Among Gymnosperms the secondary xylem is similarly simple, consisting of tracheids which act as stereom as well as hydrom, and a little amylom; while the phloem-parenchyma sometimes undergoes a differentiation, part being developed as amylom, part as proteid cells immediately associated with the sieve-tube, in other cases the proteid cells of the secondary phloem do not form part of the phloem-parenchyma, but occupy the top and bottom cellrows of the medullary rays, the middle rows consisting of ordinary starchy cells.

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  • History and Bibliography.The study of plant anatomy was begun in the middle of the seventeenth century as a direct result of the construction of microscopes, with which a clear view of the structure of plant tissues could be obtained.

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  • From this branches pass into the middle region of the cortex and ramify through the interior half of its cells.

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  • The few records during the middle ages are borne out by what is known of famines and pestilence.

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  • The middle ages saw geographical knowledge die out in Christendom, although it retained, through the Arabic translations of Ptolemy, a certain vitality in Islam.

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  • The earliest Arabian traveller whose observations have come down to us is the merchant Sulaiman, who embarked in the Persian Gulf and made several voyages to India and China, in the middle of the 9th century.

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  • This voyage of the middle of the 9th century deserves to be held in happy memory, for it unites the first Norwegian polar explorer with the first English collector of travels.

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  • The work of Marco Polo is the most valuable narrative of travels that appeared during the middle ages, and despite a cold reception and many denials of the accuracy of the record, its substantial truthfulness has been abundantly proved.

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  • The Lap- surface of the North American arch is sagged down- worth's wards in the middle into a central depression which fold= lies between two long marginal plateaus, and these theory.

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  • By the middle of the, 5th century there was hardly an active inquisitor left in the kingdom.

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  • Congress Street, the principal thoroughfare, extends along the middle of the peninsula north-east and south-west and from one end of it to the other, passing in the middle of its course through the shopping district.

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  • The Post Office, at the corner of Exchange and Middle streets, is of white Vermont marble and has a Corinthian portico.

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  • When the wing is folded the long glenoid surface of the head of the humerus is bordered above by the tuberculum externum or superius, in the middle and below by the tuberculum medium or inferius for the insertion of the coraco-brachialis posterior muscle.

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  • The three middle metatarsals become fused together into a cannon bone; the upper part of the third middle metatarsal projects behind and forms the so-called hypotarsus, which in various ways, characteristic of the different groups of birds (with one or more sulci, grooved or perforated), acts as guiding pulley to the tendons of the flexor muscles of the toes.

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  • The latter is, in comparison with mammals, represented by its middle portion only, the vermis; in a sagittal section it shows an extremely well developed arbor vitae, produced by the transverse, repeated folding of the whole organ.

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  • In many owls the right and left ears are asymmetrical, and this asymmetry affects the whole of the temporal region, all the bones which surround the outer and middle ear, notably the squamosal and the quadrate, so that the skull becomes lopsided, one ear being turned obliquely down, the other upwards.

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  • This so-called third, upper or posterior conch is not a true conch, nor is that of the vestibulum; only the middle one forms a scroll, and this corresponds to the only one of reptiles and the lower of the mammals.

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  • The heart lies in the middle line of the body, its long axis being parallel with that of the trunk.

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  • The interauricular septum is mostly entirely membranous; in the middle it is thinner, rather transparent, but there is no depression or fossa ovalis.

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  • Their numbers vary from one pair to seven, and they are inserted either upon the middle portion of the bronchial semi-rings (Mesomyodi), or upon the ends of these semi-rings where these pass into the inner tympaniform membrane (Acromyodi).

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  • The upper, wide opening of the duct is attached by elastic, peritoneal lamellae to the hinder margin of the left lung; the middle portion of the duct is glandular and thick-walled, for the deposition of the albumen; it is connected by a short, constricted " isthmus " (where the shell-membrane is formed) with a dilated " uterus " in which the egg receives its calcareous shell and eventual pigmentation.

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  • In the fens of East Anglia have been found two humeri, one of them immature, of a true Pelecanus, a bird now no longer inhabiting middle Europe.

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  • Baird, who distinguishes between Canadian, Alleghanian, Middle or Missourian, Californian and Alaskan provinces.

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  • By the "fathers," then, we understand the whole of extant Christian literature from the time of the apostles to the rise of scholasticism or the beginning of the middle ages.

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  • Jerome's work was continued successively by Gennadius of Marseilles, Isidore of Seville, and Ildefonsus of Toledo; the last-named writer brings the list down to the middle of the 7th century.

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  • Baber was above the middle height, of great strength and an admirable archer and swordsman.

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  • This spirit of do ut des will be found to go closely with the gift-theory of sacrifice, and to be especially characteristic of those religions of middle grade that are given over to sacrificial worship as conducted in temples and by means of organized priesthoods.

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  • The middle zone, called the caa.tinga or agreste region, has a drier climate and lighter vegetation.

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  • Many apparent puerilities, such as the counting of letters and the marking of the middle point of books, had a practical use in enabling copyists of MSS.

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  • Mention need only be made further of Isaac of Troki, whose anti-Christian polemic (1593) was translated into English by Moses Mocatta under the title of Faith Strengthened (1851); Solomon of Troki, whose Appiryon, an account of Karaism, was written at the request of Pufendorf (about 1700); and Abraham Firkovich, who, in spite of his impostures, did much for the literature of his people about the middle of the 19th century.

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  • It may be divided into three divisions, upper, lower and middle, each of which is distinguished by special physical features, and has played a conspicuous part in the world's history, retaining to the present day monumental evidence of the races who have lined its banks.

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  • The middle division, which extends from Samsat to Hit, is about 720 m.

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  • The middle Euphrates, from Samsat to Hit, is to-day an avenue of ruins, of which only the more conspicuous or important have been indicated here.

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  • It is not, however, until the middle of the 1st century B.C. that we have any detailed knowledge of pre-Roman Gaul.

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  • The end of the first interval of this length (counting from the piece of bunting) is marked by a bit of leather, the second by a cord with two knots, the third by one with three knots, and so on; the middle of each of these lengths (half-knot) is also marked by a cord with one knot.

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  • The city's central geographical position, its extensive' railway connexions, and its proximity to important coal-fields have combined to make it one of the principal industrial centres of the Middle West.

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  • In the Byzantine and early Romanesque periods it was an essential part of church furniture; but during the middle ages it was gradually superseded in the Western Church by the pulpit and lectern.

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  • The position of the ambo was not absolutely uniform; sometimes in the central point between the sanctuary and the nave, sometimes in the middle of the church, and sometimes at one or both of the sides of the chancel.

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  • These materials were used by a continuator who wrote in the middle of the 15th century, and who is identified with Walter Bower,' abbot of the monastery of Inchcolm.

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  • The fame of Boetius increased after his death, and his influence during the middle ages was exceedingly powerful.

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  • These works formed to a large extent the source from which the middle ages derived their knowledge of Aristotle.

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  • Whether he meant it so or not, the saint's argument became a programme and an apologia for the imperializing of the Western Church under the leadership of Rome during the middle ages.

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  • Moslems and Jews were applying Aristotelian philosophy to rigorously monotheistic faiths; Christianity had been encouraged by Platonism in teaching a trinity of divine persons, and Platonism of a certain order long dominated the middle ages as part of the Augustinian tradition.

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  • The tendency of the later middle ages is to add to the number of the doctrines with which philosophy cannot deal.

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  • Even in the middle ages there were not wanting those - the St Victors, Bonaventura - who sought to vindicate mystical if not moral redemption as the central thought of Christianity.

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  • Deism is, in fact, the Thomist natural theology (more clearly distinguished from dogmatic theology than in the middle ages, alike by Protestants and by the post-Tridentine Church of Rome) now dissolving partnership with dogmatic and starting in business for itself.

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  • The oldest tradition they possess refers to a time shortly after the overthrow of the Majapahit dynasty in Java, about the middle of the 15th century; but it has been supposed that there must have been Indian settlers here before the middle of the 1st century, by whom the present name, probably cognate with the Sanskrit balin, strong, was in all likelihood imposed.

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  • The middle schools are maintained by the state, which contributes 25% of the expenditure of the classical and technical schools, by the fees of the pupils (30%), and by donations from the zemstvos and municipalities.

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  • This swelling includes the Donets coal-measures and the middle granitic ridges which give rise to the rapids of the Dnieper.

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  • In the middle navigable part of its course, from Dorogobuzh to Ekaterinoslav, it is an active channel for traffic. It receives.

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  • It does not, however, prevail for long, and in the first half of September frosts begin on the middle Urals.

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  • Russia in the beginning of October, and are felt on the Caucasus about the middle of November.

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  • The temperature drops so rapidly that a month later, about October the oth on the middle Urals and November the 15th throughout Russia, the thermometer ceases to rise above the freezing-point.

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  • Chelyabinsk was linked by a transverse line with the middle Urals railway, which connects Perm, the head of navigation in the Volga basin, with Tyumen, the head of navigation on the Ob and Irtysh, passing through Ekaterinburg and other mining centres of the middle Urals.

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  • Nestor, an old monkish chronicler Origin of Kiev, relates that in the middle of the 9th century of the the Slav and Finnish tribes inhabiting the forest region around Lake Ilmen, between Lake Ladoga and the upper waters of the Dnieper, paid tribute to military adventurers from the land of Ras, which is commonly supposed to have been a part of Sweden.

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  • This change was, of course, popular among the lower and middle ranks of the landlord class, but was very displeasing to the great nobles.

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  • The middle classes, which were making other countries rich and powerful, existed only in an embryonic condition.

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  • In Finland the population is composed of Finnish-speaking and Swedish-speaking Protestants; the Baltic provinces are inhabited by German-speaking, Lettspeaking and Esth-speaking Lutherans; the inhabitants of the south-western provinces are chiefly Polish-speaking Roman Catholics and Yiddish-speaking Jews; in the Crimea and on the Middle Volga there are a considerable number of Tatarspeaking Mahommedans; and in the Caucasus there is a conglomeration of races and languages such as is to be found on no other portion of the earth's surface.

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  • In France the Revolution had been the work of the middle classes; in Russia an indigenous middle class has, comparatively speaking, no existence, the peasants forming the overwhelming majority of the population.'

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  • Of the middle class, moreover, a large proportion were Jews and Germans.

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  • At first it had seemed that the new birth of Russia would lead to a revival of pan-Slavism, directed not, Ne