Middle sentence examples

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

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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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  • I shall be there by the middle of September.

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

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

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

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

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

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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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  • There was a desk in the middle of the room with voluminous piles of paper and notebooks.

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  • On the other hand, when the issue finally came to a head, she would have been in the middle of it all anyway.

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  • Cindy, that's forty miles out in the middle of nowhere.

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  • He looked small in the middle of the foyer, and he wore an insincere smile like he might any other piece of easily removable clothing.

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  • A pot-bellied stove in the middle of the main room provided the main heat in the two-bedroom room cottage.

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  • Boris paused in the middle of the room, looked round, brushed a little dust from the sleeve of his uniform, and going up to a mirror examined his handsome face.

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  • Carmen, I don't think you really want in the middle of this.

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

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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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  • His middle name is Google.

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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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  • She beat a hasty retreat down the hallway, and paused breathlessly in the middle of her bedroom.

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  • He turned off the shower before lifting her and setting her on her feet in the middle of the bathroom.

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  • He wouldn't let someone like her get stuck in the middle of their war.

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  • The pale, dark-haired youth was drenched, but it was the wild look on his face that made her stop in the middle of the foyer and watch him pace with agitated energy.

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  • He answered brusquely and deposited her things in the middle of the room.

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

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

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  • She'll wake up in the middle of the night, wide awake.

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  • I am in the middle of it right now - only I don't know what I'm in the middle of.

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  • Cynthia Turley was in the middle of cleaning his favorite table when he walked through the diner door.

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  • "Natasha, you'd better lie in the middle," said Sonya.

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  • Deidre clenched her fists as the four surrounded her in the middle of the hallway.

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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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  • He checked himself in the middle of the sentence, lowered his eyes to avoid seeing her unpleasantly irritated and irresolute face, and said:

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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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  • This one guy, I was his cell mate for a few months about the middle of my stretch; he was plain different.

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  • They seemed to be falling right into the middle of a big city which had many tall buildings with glass domes and sharp-pointed spires.

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  • The crowds of men who merely spoke the Greek and Latin tongues in the Middle Ages were not entitled by the accident of birth to read the works of genius written in those languages; for these were not written in that Greek or Latin which they knew, but in the select language of literature.

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  • I know a woodchopper, of middle age, who takes a French paper, not for news as he says, for he is above that, but to "keep himself in practice," he being a Canadian by birth; and when I ask him what he considers the best thing he can do in this world, he says, beside this, to keep up and add to his English.

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  • He had a habit of stopping short in the middle of his talk and gazing intently with his laughing, kindly eyes.

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  • She cautiously took one step and then another, and found herself in the middle of a small room containing baggage.

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  • You've got a good job as a middle man, but don't let it go to your head.

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  • You'd be happier taking care of a rambling old house in the middle of nowhere?

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  • Just bit his … actually, it was his arm, right in the middle of his forearm.

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  • You've been dropped into the middle of a war no human knows about.

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  • The next one that whispers must come out and stand in the middle of the floor.

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  • One day, a tornado comes, lifts up your trailer with everyone in it, flies it around the world to the poorest nation on earth, and drops it in the middle of the village.

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  • In the middle of this fresh tale Pierre was summoned to the commander in chief.

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  • About the middle of the Arbat Street, near the Church of the Miraculous Icon of St. Nicholas, Murat halted to await news from the advanced detachment as to the condition in which they had found the citadel, le Kremlin.

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  • She was the middle of two sisters, but Mom fussed over their baby brother.

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  • We're starting in the middle.

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  • In the middle of the room a short handsome general with a red face was dancing the trepak with much spirit and agility.

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  • with Turkish (the present Bashkirs); the Bulgars, whose origin still remains doubtful, on the middle Volga and Kama; and to the S.E.

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  • In middle Russia the winters are both longer and harder, and agriculture is consequently carried on under greater difficulties.

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  • He was alone in the middle of a field.

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  • On seeing Pierre he grew confused at first, but noticing embarrassment on Pierre's face immediately grew bold and, staggering on his thin legs, advanced into the middle of the room.

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  • Ben can fall asleep in the middle of a conversation.

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  • 1932 was between world wars, in the middle of the depression.

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  • Lottie Lynn Summerfield was abducted from her home in the middle of night.

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  • In the middle of the circle was a large teardrop-shaped flower garden.

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  • Darkyn was like a housecat that dragged in beheaded birds and left them in the middle of the floor for its owner.

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  • While Pierre, standing in the middle of the room, was talking to himself in this way, the study door opened and on the threshold appeared the figure of Makar Alexeevich, always so timid before but now quite transformed.

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  • Why am I stuck in the middle?

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

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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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  • 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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  • In July they are pushed farther towards the N., and cross the Gulf of Bothnia, while another series of cyclones sweep across middle Russia, between 50° and 55° N.

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  • At the same time he felt that above his face, above the very middle of it, some strange airy structure was being erected out of slender needles or splinters, to the sound of this whispered music.

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  • Now and then he met Russians with anxious and timid faces, and Frenchmen with an air not of the city but of the camp, walking in the middle of the streets.

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  • He glanced through it, then read it again, and then again, and standing still in the middle of the room he raised his shoulders, stretching out his hands, with his mouth wide open and his eyes fixed.

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  • He became confused in his speech and stopped in the middle of what he was saying.

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  • "Come, Anna Makarovna," Pierre's voice was heard saying, "come here into the middle of the room and at the word of command, 'One, two,' and when I say 'three'... You stand here, and you in my arms--well now!

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  • In 1812 it reaches its extreme limit, Moscow, and then, with remarkable symmetry, a countermovement occurs from east to west, attracting to it, as the first movement had done, the nations of middle Europe.

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  • It was the middle of the day, and Alex never took a nap.

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  • But if I'm supposed to avoid the subject, don't act like I'm in the middle of some deceitful act when I try.

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  • She wondered what would be worth the investment, but didn't want to wind up in the middle of a feud.

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  • I opened each somewhere in the middle and held it flat on the table after recording the title and page number.

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  • It was Delaware, in the middle of nowhere and I watched the house for hours before I took my prize.

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  • When the coldness released her, she stood in the middle of a large conference hall.

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  • Cody, sprawled in the middle of the street after being hit by a car, blood trickling from his skull into a nearby storm drain.

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  • Then, about the middle of the day, it began to grow dark.

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  • Her speech lacks variety and modulation; it runs in a sing-song when she is reading aloud; and when she speaks with fair degree of loudness, it hovers about two or three middle tones.

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  • In the middle of the reading, the Uhlan interrupted Denisov.

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  • Susie's ears had an unusual fold in the middle so they basically pointed downward.

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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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  • "You really are locked out," she said, stopping in the middle of the shadow world.

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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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  • 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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  • Deidre stopped in the middle of the busy sidewalk, too angry at the idea of losing her friend and doctor to care when someone jostled by her.

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

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

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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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  • "No, just …" running out on you in the middle of the day after all you've done to help me.

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

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  • the middle of the floor and trudged to his room with a yawn.

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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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  • 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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  • "I'll put her on my middle list, not the short one," he grumbled.

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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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  • 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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  • Weren't they in the middle of an argument?

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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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  • Not in the middle of a 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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  • "Do you know any other reason to go to a motel in the middle of the day?" he asked, harshly.

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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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  • "I'll bet Billie said it was all a big mistake just before they dropped him in the middle of the bay," Dean answered.

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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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  • "So you just thought you'd take a walk in the middle of a huge snowstorm?" he asked.

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

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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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  • "Jessi," the power in Damian's voice stopped Jessi somewhere in the middle of the two.

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  • can ascend to Kayes from the beginning of June to the middle of November; steamers drawing 4 ft.

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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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  • He had to steer a middle course between the extremes represented by the Carbonari on the one hand and the Sanfedisti on the other, and he consistently refused to employ the cruel and inquisitorial methods in vogue under his successors.

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  • The language of her country novels is the genuine patois of middle France rendered in a literary form.

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  • Gregorovius, Rome in the Middle Ages, trans.

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  • Between them they rendered into Hebrew all the chief Jewish writings of the middle ages.

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  • Certain of the molar teeth of the middle of the series in both elephants and mastodons have the same number of principal ridges; those in front having fewer, and those behind a greater number.

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  • It was not until the middle of the 18th century that experiments due to Benjamin Franklin showed that the electric phenomena of the atmosphere are not fundamentally different from those produced in the laboratory.

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  • The parts of a mushroom consist chiefly of stem and cap; the stem has a clothy ring round its middle, and the cap is furnished underneath with numerous radiating coloured gills.

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  • For this latter purpose he had chosen as his thesis the constitution of the free Lombard cities in the middle ages, the province in which he was destined to do most for the scientific study of history.

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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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  • When this occurred is not known; boundary stones of 135 B.C. exist, which divide the territory of Ateste from that of Patavium and of Vicetia, showing that the former extended from the middle of the Euganean hills to the Atesis (mod.

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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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  • Similarly, place the star's image in the middle of the webs moved by Y.

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  • In 1241 Adelasia, heiress of Gallura and Logudoro, was married as her third husband to Enzio, the natural son of Frederick II., who received the title of king of Sardinia from his father, but fell into the hands of the Bolognese in 1249, and 3 Three inscriptions of the middle of this century, set up by the iipXcov Zap8'vias with the title protospatarius, are illustrated by A.

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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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  • MEMEL, or Niemen, a river of Russia and Prussia, rising in the middle of the Russian government of Minsk at an altitude of 580 ft.

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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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  • This became blocked in the middle ages, but was reopened by Paul V.

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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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  • CAMBALUC, the name by which, under sundry modifications, the royal city of the great khan in China became known to Europe during the middle ages, that city being in fact the same that we now know as Peking.

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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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  • His ritual code (xliii.-xlvi.), which in elaborateness stands midway between that of Deuteronomy and that of the middle books of the Pentateuch (resembling most nearly the code of Lev.

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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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  • e?Howa, ide n ndon Winter, with cold but clear and bracing weather, usually sets in about the middle of November, and ends with March.

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

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  • 2) with descending smoke flue suitable for hospitals and public rooms, where it might be fixed in the middle of the apartment.

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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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  • total 46 - and in having the teeth generally developed upon an insectivorous rather than a carnivorous pattern, the upper middle incisors being larger and inclined forward, the canines relatively smaller, and the molars with broad crowns, armed with prickly tubercles.

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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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  • 5) the fore-feet have the three middle toes well developed, the third slightly larger than the second, the fourth somewhat shorter, provided with long, strong, slightly curved, pointed claws.

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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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  • pair of large cutting incisors situated close to the middle line, and one great, cutting, compressed premolar, on each side above and below.

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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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  • rainfall band circles across the continent through the middle of the Northern Territory, embraces the entire centre and south-west of Queensland, with the exception of the extreme south-western angle of the state, and includes the whole of the interior of New South Wales to a line about 200 m.

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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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  • That line of more than 1800 m., having its southern extremity at the head of Spencer Gulf, its northern at Port Darwin, in Arnheim Land, passes Central Mount Stuart, in the middle of the continent, S.

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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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  • Gregorovius, History of Rome in the Middle Ages, trans.

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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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  • but in the middle section, is only 41° F.

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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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  • The British oak grows well in the northern and middle states of America; and, from the superiority of the wood to that of Q.

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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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  • 5, 6 and 7, Anterior middle and posterior pairs of phagocytic organs.

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

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  • - Although the history of practical electric telegraphy does not date much further back than the middle of the, 9th century, the idea of using electricity for telegraphic purposes is much older.

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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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  • 28, and the levers are adjusted so that the left-hand one moves a, b, c and punches a row of holes across the paper (group i in the figure), the middle one moves b only and punches a centre hole (2 in the figure), while the right-hand one moves a, b, d, e and punches O p p Oa Oa' Ob Od 0?

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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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  • BERTOLD VON REGENSBURG (c. 1220-1272), the greatest German preacher of the later middle ages, was a native of Regensburg, and entered the Franciscan monastery there.

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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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  • above the sea, in a fertile but somewhat marshy district, which in the middle ages was very malarious.

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  • AARD-WOLF (earth-wolf), a South and East African carnivorous mammal (Proteles cristatus), in general appearance like a small striped hyena, but with a more pointed muzzle, sharper ears, and a long erectile mane down the middle line of the neck and back.

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  • long); Middle Andaman (59 m.); South Andaman (49 m.); Baratang, running parallel to the east of the South Andaman for 17 m.

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  • from the Middle Andaman; and Rutland Island (11 m.).

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  • Four narrow straits part these islands: Austin Strait, between North and Middle Andaman; Homfray's Strait between Middle Andaman and Baratang, and the north extremity of South Andaman; Middle (or Andaman) Strait between Baratang and South Andaman; and Macpherson Strait between South Andaman and Rutland Island.

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  • coast of the Middle Andaman; the Labyrinth Island off the S.W.

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  • The hills rise, especially on the east coast, to a considerable elevation: the chief heights being in the North Andaman, Saddle Peak (2400 ft.); in the Middle Andaman, Mount Diavolo behind Cuthbert Bay (1678 ft.); in the South Andaman, Koiob (1505 ft.), Mount Harriet (1193 ft.) and the Cholunga range (1063 ft.); and in Rutland Island, Ford's Peak (1422 ft.).

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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 speculative writings of the middle ages, including those of the schoolmen, we find no progress towards a more accurate and scientific view of nature.

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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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  • 486 ordered the execution of similar repairs, the success of which is recorded in inscriptions, but in the middle ages it was abandoned and impassable, and was only renewed by Pius VI.

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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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  • STRELITZ (Strjeltsi), a body of Russian household troops originally raised by the tsar Ivan the Terrible in the middle of the 16th century.

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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 diameter, and with the shoots or young branches more or less angular; the glossy deltoid leaves are sharply pointed, somewhat cordate at the base, and with flattened petioles; the fertile catkins ripen about the middle of June, when their opening capsules discharge the cottony seeds which have given the tree its common western name; in New England it is sometimes called the "river poplar."

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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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  • The early histological researches of botanists led them to the recognition of the vegetable cell, and the leading writers in the middle of the ~9th century pointed out the probable identity of Von Mohls protopiarm with the sarcode of zoologists.

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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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  • 150) concentrated in his writings the final outcome of all Greek geographical learning, and passed it across the gulf of the middle ages by the hands of the Arabs, Ptolemy.

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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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  • 320) and in the other ecclesiastics to denounce the spherical theory of the middle earth as heretical.

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  • 2 The period of the early middle ages is dealt with in Beazley's Dawn of Modern Geography (London; part i., 1897; part ii., 1901; part iii., 1906); see also Winstedt, Cosmos Indicopleustes (1910).

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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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  • practical way during the darkest period of the middle ages.

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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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  • term which appears to have been introduced by Linnaeus, and was reinvented as a substitute for the cosmography of the middle ages by Professor Huxley.

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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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  • wide, has four rows of trees, a roadway for heavy vehicles in the middle, and a driveway for carriages on either side.

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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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  • 5) were supposed to have the maxillopalatines united across the middle line, either directly or by the inter FIG.

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  • a membranous, or ossified, tube which rises from a pneumatic foramen in the os articulare, on the median side of the articulation, and passes upwards between the quadrate and lateral occipital bone, opening into the cavity of the middle ear.

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  • - A cervical vertebra from the middle of the neck of a Fowl; natural size.

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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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  • 3.) The middle ear communicates with the mouth by the Eustachian tubes, which pass between the basisphenoid and basioccipital bones, and unite upon the ventral side of the sphenoid, a little behind its articulation with the pterygoids, where they open into the mouth cavity by a short membranous duct.

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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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  • (I) The right and left carotids converge towards the middle and extend up the neck, imbedded in a furrow along the ventral surface of the cervical vertebrae.

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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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  • There remains but one logical way, namely, to distinguish as follows: - (i) Passeres anisomyodi, in which the syrinx muscles are unequally inserted, either on the middle or on one end of the semi-rings, either dorsal or ventral.

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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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  • COLCHICUM, the Meadow Saffron, or Autumn Crocus (Colchicum autumnale), a perennial plant of the natural order Liliaceae, found wild in rich moist meadow-land in England and Ireland, in middle and southern Europe, and in the Swiss Alps.

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  • and in the case of a writer like Tertullian who left the Church in middle life, are we to admit certain of his works into our patrology and refuse a place to others ?

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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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  • about 1136), was a mathematician, astronomer and philosopher much studied in the middle ages.

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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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