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notorious Sentence Examples

  • Her life was notorious for intrigue and perfidy.

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  • As a port it was notorious for its smuggling and illicit trade.

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  • Two other sons, Rocco and Cristoforo, both of them notorious rakes, were killed in brawls.

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  • He is notorious for his wilful exaggeration, both in narrative and numerical statements.

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  • From the 17th century until modern times this was notorious as a home of crime and poverty.

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  • His Orphelin de la Chine, performed at Paris in 1755, was very well received; the notorious La Pucelle appeared in the same year.

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  • He was appointed introducer of ambassadors on the 12th of October 1671, and it became notorious that whoever had a petition to present or a place to ask for must apply to him.

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  • The popes themselves were notorious offenders.

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  • Until the close of the 18th century Dalkey was notorious for the burlesque election of a "king," a mock ceremony which became invested with a certain political importance.

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  • Both Kuragin and Dolokhov were at that time notorious among the rakes and scapegraces of Petersburg.

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  • Cesare was Alexander's favourite son, and it was for him that the pope's notorious nepotism was most extensively practised.

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  • Rostov was talking merrily to his two friends, one of whom was a dashing hussar and the other a notorious duelist and rake, and every now and then he glanced ironically at Pierre, whose preoccupied, absent-minded, and massive figure was a very noticeable one at the dinner.

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  • None came close to the successful track record of those tips identified as coming from the notorious Psychic Tipster.

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  • Even the nuns of Geneva were notorious for their conduct."

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  • We nicknamed him the Phoenix, which is notorious for not only rising from ashes but also for taking down everyone and everything around them in flames.

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  • This was Dolokhov, an officer of the Semenov regiment, a notorious gambler and duelist, who was living with Anatole.

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  • To him Davout was not merely a French general, but a man notorious for his cruelty.

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  • The disorders of his early years were notorious, and were a common subject of gossip. In the spring of 1767 he left Oxford and joined his father on the continent during a tour in France and Italy.

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  • Such larvae, and also many with soft cuticle and swollen abdomen - those of the notorious "Colorado beetle," for example - feed openly FIG.

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  • His action as trustee for the notorious Greek Loan in 1824 was at least not delicate, and was the ground of charges of downright dishonesty.

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  • His brother, Sir John Lenthall, who, it was said, had too much influence with him, was notorious for his extortions as keeper of the King's Bench prison.

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  • The Sea of Okhotsk, separated from the Pacific by the Kurile Archipelago and from the Sea of Japan by the islands of Sakhalin and Yezo, is notorious as one of the worst seas of the world, owing to its dense fogs and its masses of floating ice.

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  • At his death in 1786 he was succeeded by his son Charles, the notorious "Jockey of Norfolk," the big, coarse, generous, slovenly, hard-drinking Whig of whom all the memoirwriters of his age have their anecdotes.

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  • Some of the most daring spirits waged war on their conquerors from Clissa in Dalmatia, and afterwards from Zengg in maritime Croatia, where they formed the notorious pirate community of the Uskoks.

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  • He was the son of General Count Nicholas Muraviev (governor of Grodno), and grandson of the Count Michael Muraviev, who became notorious for his drastic measures in stamping out the st Polish insurrection of 1863 in the Lithuanian provinces.

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  • In a fine Alfred Hitchcock movie called Notorious, the troubled character played by Ingrid Bergman gets very drunk at a party and asks Cary Grant to come for a drive.

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  • It is one of a small cluster named by the Portuguese "Ladrones" or Thieves, on account of the notorious habits of their old inhabitants.

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  • He soon began to give proofs of the violence for which he afterwards became notorious; when in 1497 his brother Giovanni, duke of Gandia, was murdered, the deed was attributed, in all probability with reason, to Cesare.

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  • The inhabitants are notorious for fanaticism and lawlessness, and Europeans are usually greeted with vile epithets.

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  • Liu Yung-fu, the notorious Black Flag general, and the back-bone of the resistance, sought refuge in flight.

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  • Liu Yung-fu, the notorious Black Flag general, and the back-bone of the resistance, sought refuge in flight.

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  • it was notorious as a resort of pirates, while some of the ironfounders of the district were suspected of secretly supplying Spain with ordnance.

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  • The name Tyburn (q.v.) was notorious chiefly as applied to the gallows which stood near the existing junction of Edgware Road and Oxford Street (Marble Arch).

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  • But his predilections in favour of the revolutionists were notorious, and the mob seized the occasion to burn his chapel and sack his house at Fairhill.

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  • In England this power was frequently employed during the 18th century and was confirmed by the Post Office Act of 1837; its most notorious use being, perhaps, the opening of Mazzini's letters in 1844.

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  • The notorious licentiousness of the sect was the carrying out of their theory into practice.

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  • In 1713 he had become somewhat notorious from his vigorous pamphleteering attack on the fashion of drinking healths, especially "to the glorious and immortal memory."

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  • Towards the close of his life, he had to fight against his own son, Thomas de Marie, who in 1115 succeeded him, subsequently becoming notorious for his deeds of violence in the struggles between the communes of Laon and Amiens.

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  • The unrest in France in the years1795-1797resulted mainly from the harshness, incompetence and notorious corruption of the five Directors who, after the 13th of Vendemiaire 1795, practically governed France.

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  • His activity was so notorious that he was exiled from court, but was consoled by a canonry at Toledo.

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  • A copy of the book was sent to the Prussian minister of education, Karl Albert Kamptz (1769-1849), the notorious hunter of democrats.

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  • He became specially notorious because of a curious controversy that arose concerning the amulets which Eybeschiitz was suspected of issuing.

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  • There is a legend that William Pitt the younger thought of her; the somewhat notorious lover of Mlle de Lespinasse, Guibert, a cold-hearted coxcomb of some talent, certainly paid her addresses.

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  • This countess of Dysart (afterwards duchess of Lauderdale) was a famous beauty of the period, and notorious both for her amours and for her political influence.

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  • Many parts of the state are wild and hilly, inhabited by a large Mina population, formerly notorious as a race of robbers.

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  • It should, however, in fairness be added that only notorious bloodsuckers, or obstinately resisting noblemen, were destroyed in this way.

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  • It is notorious, however, on the coasts that a Malay gang on board a ship invariably gets the better of any fight which may arise between it and the Chinese crew.

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  • Close by the park there stood, until the 19th century, a house believed to have belonged to the notorious Bishop Bonner, the persecutor of Protestants in the reign of Mary; his name is still attached to a street here.

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  • The inapplicability of many laws passed for the Peninsula - all of which under a constitutional system would apply to Cuba as to any other province, unless that system be modified - was indeed notorious; and Cuban opinion had repeatedly, through official bodies, protested against laws thus imposed that worked injustice, and had pleaded for special consideration of colonial conditions.

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  • To these seven groups, which are included under the general appellation of Malissori, or "highlanders," may be added the Malsia of Dibra, who extend to the west and north of that town, and form a large separate group; they are notorious for their fierce lawless character, and maintain themselves by plundering the Bulgarian peasants in their neighbourhood.

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  • In 1548 Vermigli was appointed regius professor of divinity at Oxford, in succession to the notorious Dr Richard Smith, and was incorporated D.D.

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  • It again, however, became the resort of pirates, and the names of many of the worst of these ruffians are associated with New Providence; the notorious Edward Teach, called Blackbeard, who was afterwards killed in action against two American ships in 1718, being chief among the number.

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  • the notorious "Tweed ring" of New York City.

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  • Some of them were notorious evillivers.

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  • The dean of faculty at this time, Lockhart, afterwards Lord Covington, a lawyer notorious for his harsh demeanour, in the autumn of 1757 assailed Wedderburn with more than ordinary insolence.

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  • As tribune of the people in 61 B.C., he was chiefly instrumental in securing the acquittal of the notorious Publius Clodius when charged with having profaned the mysteries of Bona Dea (Cicero, Ad.

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  • The venality of the electors became notorious.

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  • An Indian proverb avers that "one native of Bundelkhand commits as much fraud as a hundred Dandis" (weighers of grain, and notorious rogues).

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  • His successor succeeded in further aggrandizing the Bundela state, but he is represented to have been a notorious plunderer, and his character is further stained by the assassination of the celebrated Abul Fazl, the prime minister and historian of Akbar.

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  • This ascendancy he abused by numerous acts of piracy which made him notorious throughout Greece; but his real purpose in building his navy was to become lord of all the islands of the archipelago and the mainland towns of Ionia.

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  • He and his adherents were outlawed; no one was to print, sell or read any of his writings, " since they are foul, harmful, suspected, and come from a notorious and stiff-necked heretic."

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  • This is true of the supreme crime of heresy, which in the notorious case of Servetus was only an expression of rules laid down over a thousand years earlier in the Theodosian Code.

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  • In August 1889, as a result of a ruling in the course of the Sharon-Hill litigation, a notorious conspiracy case, he was assaulted in a California railway station by Judge David S.

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  • South Dakota long bore a notorious reputation for the laxity of its divorce laws.

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  • An act of 1907, ratified by popular vote in the election of 1908, raised the term of residence under which a person could apply for divorce from six months to one year, and provided that all cases should be tried openly at the regular term of court; and since the passage of this law Sioux Falls has ceased to be notorious for its divorce colony from other states.

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  • Matters were soon ripe for foreign intervention, and the notorious Cyril of Alexandria, in whom the antagonism between the Alexandrian and Antiochene schools of theology,' as well as the jealousy between the patriarchate of St Mark and that of Constantinople, found a determined and unscrupulous exponent, did not fail to make use of the opportunity.

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  • In 1699 Batavia was visited by a terrible earthquake, and the streams were choked by the mud from the volcano of Gunong Salak; they overflowed the surrounding country and made it a swamp, by which the climate was so affected that the city became notorious for its unhealthiness, and was in great danger of being altogether abandoned.

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  • By his will he founded the Boyle lectures, for proving the Christian religion against "notorious infidels, viz.

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  • This "Puttkammer regime" was intensely unpopular; it was attacked in the Reichstag not only by Radicals like Richter and Rickert, but by National Liberals like Bennigsen, and when the emperor Frederick III., whose Liberal tendencies were notorious, succeeded to the throne, it was clear that it could not last.

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  • During the Reformation period Miihlhausen became notorious as one of the chief seats of the Anabaptists.

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  • At this moment a notorious fraud was perpetrated on the Stock Exchange by an uncle of his and by other persons with whom he habitually acted in his speculations.

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  • The class of traders who made a living by disreputable means and attempted to keep a monopoly of the island on which they settled, became notorious under the name of " beachcombers," and for each of the many dark chapters in Polynesian history there must have been many more unwritten.

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  • Meanwhile the labour traffic, which had been initiated, so far as the, Pacific islands were concerned, by an unsuccessful attempt in 1847 to employ New Hebridean labourers on a settlement near the present township of Eden in New South Wales, had attained considerable proportions, had been improperly exploited and, as already indicated, had led the natives to retaliation, sometimes without discernment, a notorious example of this (as was generally considered) being the murder of Bishop Patteson in 1871.

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  • Bryant's (or Bryan's) Station, near Lexington, was besieged in August 1782 by about 600 Indians under the notorious Simon Girty, who after raising the siege drew the defenders, numbering fewer than 200, into an ambush and in the battle of Blue Licks which ensued the Kentuckians lost about 67 killed .and 7 prisoners.

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  • 1854).1 Two filibustering expeditions at this time - one by William Walker, afterwards notorious in Nicaragua, in tower California 1 Santa Anna tried to get back to politics in Mexico after Maximilian's fall, without success.

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  • Gregory Nazianzen tells us that his father was a fuller, and that he himself soon became notorious as a parasite of so mean a type that he would "sell himself for a cake."

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  • Of Pisindalis, her son and successor, little is known; but Lygdamis, who next attained to power, is notorious for having put to death the poet Panyasis and caused Herodotus, the greatest of Halicarnassians, to leave his native city (c. 457 B.C.).

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  • Here his vicious practices became notorious, and in 1772 he was condemned to death at Aix for an unnatural offence, and for poisoning.

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  • In applying to the total population of 1790 the rate of growth shown since 1790 by the white people of the South, this rate, for the purpose of the above compirtations, is taken in its entirety only up to 1870, and thereafterin view of the notorious lesser birth-rate since that year in the North and Westonly one half of the rate is used.

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  • If Oscar did not actively assist the Opposition on this occasion, his disapprobation of his father's despotic behaviour was notorious, though he avoided an actual rupture.

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  • The rest surrendered or were hunted down, the fate of Chitu, one of the most notorious, being to perish in a tiger's den.

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  • This is the most bitterly criticized action in his career, but no one but the man on the spot can judge how it is necessary to handle a crowd; and in addition one of the princes, Abu Bukt, heir-apparent to the throne, had made himself notorious for cutting off the arms and legs of English children and pouring the blood into their mothers' mouths.

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  • But his incapacity was so notorious that the conduct of affairs was entrusted to a council of state, consisting of Prince Metternich (q.v.) with other ministers, and two archdukes, Louis and Francis Charles.

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  • The petty sultans who exercised authority were notorious slave traders.

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  • On the death of the emperor the turbulent citizens of Rome renewed their outrages, and the pope himself was strangled by order of Crescentius, the son of the notorious Theodora, who replaced him by a deacon called Franco.

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  • In 1580 he was removed to Wisbeach Castle, and there exercised such an influence of charity and peace among his fellow-prisoners that was remembered when, in after years, the notorious Wisbeach Stirs broke out under the Jesuit Weston.

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  • His necessitous condition was so notorious that the clergy in convocation voted him a present of f5000.

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  • His reputation for sacrilege, increased five years later by the abolition of many monasteries, became notorious when the formation of the kingdom of Italy (1861) took away all the dominions of the pope except the patrimony of Peter, thereby reducing the papal provinces from twenty to five, and their population from over 3,000,000 to about 685,000.

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  • The hatred openly avowed for her in England was due as much to her own activity in the interest of France as to her notorious rapacity.

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  • That Peter both hated and dreaded her was notorious.

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  • From 1771 to 1873 Wiesbaden was a notorious gambling resort; but in the latter year public gambling was suppressed by the Prussian government.

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  • The Pontine Marshes (q.v.) included in the latter division, were drained, according to the plan of Bolognini, by Pius VI., who restored the ancient Via Appia to traffic; but though they have returned to pasture and cultivation, their insalubrity is still notorious.

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  • It was not until the 4th of May 1877, when the peril from reactionary intrigues was notorious, and the clerical party had begun a campaign for the restoration of the temporal power of the pope, that he delivered his famous speech denouncing "clericalism" as "the enemy."

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  • The notorious Jack Sheppard, wearied of Wild's exactions, at last refused to deal with him, whereupon Wild secured his arrest, and himself arrested Sheppard's confederate, "Blueskin."

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  • The ambitions of Prussia were notorious, and Austria had no wish to see her rival still further strengthened by ~ the annexation of the duchies.

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  • A second protagonist of error, this time of Gentile philosophic criticism directed against fundamental Judaism, is Apion, the notorious anti-Jewish Alexandrine grammarian of Peter's day; while the role of upholder of astrological fatalism (Genesis) is played by Faustus, father of Clement, with whom Peter and Clement debate at Laodicea.

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  • His last years of office were embittered by the discussions on a matter notorious at the time, namely, the affairs of the banking-house of W.

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  • The civil dissensions of Egypt were notorious at the tilDe.

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  • Ali was angered by the refusal to surrender Parga and justly suspicious of the ambitions which this refusal implied; he could not feel himself secure with the Ionian Islands and the Dalmatian coast in the hands of a power whose plans in the East were notorious, and he was glad enough to avail himself of Napoleon's reverses in 1812 to help to rid himself of so dangerous a neighbor.

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  • He gave new information about the continental career of the Young Pretender in Pickle the Spy (1897), an account of Alastair Ruadh Macdonell, whom he identified with Pickle, a notorious Hanoverian spy.

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  • Apart from their control of public education, their power was enhanced by their efforts to better the position of women, and by their notorious leniency in the matter of punishments.

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  • The name of Agnes Darer was for centuries used to point a moral, and among the unworthy wives of great men the wife of Darer became almost as notorious as the wife of Socrates.

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  • A bishop and a deacon were sent to accuse the archbishop, and presented to him a list of charges, in which pride, inhospitality and Origenism were brought forward to procure the votes of those who hated him for his austerity, or were prejudiced against him as a suspected heretic. Four successive summonses were signified to Chrysostom, but he indignantly refused to appear until four of his notorious enemies were removed from the council.

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  • - obviously it is regarded as a notorious social evil.

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  • The Moplahs of Malabar are notorious for repeated outbreaks of bloody fanaticism.

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  • Paul Jones, the notorious buccaneer, served his apprenticeship at the port, which in 1778 he successfully raided, burning three vessels.

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  • Such was the weakness of the caliph that a notorious robber, named Hamdi, obtained immunity for his depredations by a monthly payment of 25,000 dinars.

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  • Its inhabitants, though unknown to Arab tradition, made themselves notorious in the adjacent Roman provinces.

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  • Shebbeare (1709-1788), a violent party writer of the day, for a libel against the government contained in his notorious Letters to the People of England, which were published in the years 1756-1758.

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  • The epidemic of 18 34183 5 was not less destructive than many of those notorious in history; but in1844-1845the disease disappeared.

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  • Earthquakes are frequent all over the peninsula, but especially in the south-east and west, where the Maeander valley and the Gulf of Smyrna are notorious seismic foci.

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  • She was notorious for her profligacy, avarice and ambition, and exercised a complete ascendancy over her weak-minded husband, with the help of his all-powerful freedmen.

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  • His heterodoxy soon became notorious, and in 1710 he was deprived of his professorship and expelled from the university.

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  • One of the most notable of these radical anti-ecclesiastical movements was that of the Zwickau prophets, (Marcus Stiibner, Nikolaus Storch and Thomas Munzer): the most vigorous and notorious that of the Munster Anabaptists.

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  • It is, in fact, as notorious an example of over-successful acclimatization as the rabbit, but in Hutton and Drummond's recent work on the New Zealand animals (London, 1905) it is not regarded in this light, considering that some very common exotic birds were needed to keep down the insects, which it certainly did.

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  • against Russia, though, during the autumn of 1807, it was notorious that the tsar was preparing to attack the grand duchy.

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  • It is also notorious for its many witchcraft trials.

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  • After the insurrection of 1865, he created a special bulwark for his defence, and invented that secret police which grew into the notorious "Third Section" of the emperor's own chancery, and while it lasted, was the most dreaded power in the empire.

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  • Many of these found their way to Crete, and becoming porters, &c. in Canea and Candia, were notorious for turbulence and fanaticism.

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  • In the Transvaal the burghers of British origin were about equal in number with those of Dutch origin, and the fairly even balance of parties might be held to be a guarantee against retrogression; in the Orange River Colony it was notorious that the grant of selfgovernment meant handing over the control of the country not simply to the Boers, but to that section of them which since the war had exhibited the greatest racial bitterness.

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  • Among his friends was the notorious Andrew Bowes of Gibside, to the patronage of whose house the rise of the Scott family was largely owing.

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  • The chancellorship was given to him professedly on account of his notorious anti-Catholic zeal.

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  • In April 1806, for example, only one Republican deputy was returned, although it was notorious that the Republican party could command a majority in many constituencies.

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  • After many years of notorious " boss " rule, the city in 1896 elected a reform mayor.

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  • Putney Heath was formerly notorious as a resort of highwaymen and duellists.

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  • Crowned in St Peter's on the 31st of August at the age of sixty-three, he entered upon the lonely path of the reformer_ His programme was to attack notorious abuses one by one; but in his attempt to improve the system of granting indulgences he was hampered by his cardinals; and reducing the number of matrimonial dispensations was impossible, for the income had.

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  • His first case was the defence of a notorious robber and murderer.

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  • He had nine children, six of whom, three sons and three daughters, survived him, amongst them the future emperor Gaius and the notorious Agrippina, the mother of Nero.

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  • After 1897 he devoted himself to his law practice, being prominently associated with appeals in several notorious criminal trials.

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  • His first refuge was in Wei, a part of the present Ho-nan, the marquis of which received him kindly; but he was a weak man, ruled by his wife, a woman notorious for her accomplishments and wickedness.

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  • Quinet's Parisian professorship was more notorious than fortunate, owing, it must be said, to his own fault.

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  • Of his numerous mistresses the most notorious was Jane Shore.

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  • A Persian force invited by the notorious Pheretima, mother of Arcesilaus III., in revenge for Barcan support of a rival faction, sacked it towards the close of the 6th century and deported a number of its inhabitants to Bactria.

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  • An Early English crypt remains beneath the neighbouring parish church of St John, where the notorious deception of the "Cock Lane Ghost," in which Johnson took great interest, was exposed.

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  • A prison erected here at this period gave place later to the House of Detention, notorious as the scene of a Fenian outrage in 1867, when it was sought to release certain prisoners by blowing up part of the building.

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  • He is called in one book the most notorious of profligates; in another, the brand plucked from the burning.

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  • It is notorious among engineers that retaining walls designed in accordance with the well-known theory of conjugate pressures in earth are unnecessarily strong, and this arises mainly from the assumption that the earth is merely a loose granular mass without any such adhesion.

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  • This pope was notorious for nepotism, and was responsible for introducing his nephew, Rodrigo Borgia, afterwards Pope Alexander VI., to Rome.

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  • By 1492 he had become sufficiently notorious to attract the attention of King Henry's government and of foreign sovereigns.

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  • In this account nothing is said of confession; but it would appear that in early days the sins were made known to the congregation, and in notorious cases they would take the initiative and expel the offender.

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  • Moreover, the idea of corporate responsibility and discipline was overshadowed by that of medicine for the individual soul, though public penance was still often exacted, especially in cases of notorious crime, as when Henry II.

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  • His notorious sympathy with the peasantry further alienated the official classes and landed gentry, and his campaign against enclosures brought him into conflict with the strongest forces of the time.

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  • An eminently safe and scholarly archbishop was found in Matthew Parker, who had not made himself notorious by resistance to authority even under Mary.

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  • In The each parliament the main question at issue between, ~IusIon the Commons and the crown was the Exclusion Bill, by which the Commons sought to deprive the duke of York of his inheritance; and it was notorious that the leaders of the movement wished the crown to descend to the kings illegitimate son, the duke of Monmouth.

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  • This was due not so much to the notorious corruption of the representative system as to the fact that it represented social and economic conditions that were rapidly passing away.

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  • The king was generally loathed, not so much for his viceswhich would have been, in this case as in others, condoned in a more popular monarchbut for the notorious meanness and selfishness of his character.

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  • His defence of the notorious edict of July 9, 1788, issued by the Prussian minister for ecclesiastical affairs, Johann Christoph von Wollner (1732-1800), the object of which was to enforce Lutheran orthodoxy, might with greater justice be cited as a sign of the decline of his powers and of an unfaithfulness to his principles.

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  • The Kurirs, a wandering and thieving tribe, the Kamais, professional burglars, and the Baruds, cattle-stealers and highwaymen, are notorious among the criminal classes.

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  • Early in the 18th century the Scottish gipsies found a congenial home on the Roxburghshire side of the Cheviots; and at a later period the Scottish border became notorious for a hundred years as offering hospitality to runaway couples who were clandestinely married at Gretna Green, Coldstream or Lamberton.

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  • As the preparations of the Jacobins had been notorious, some Rng of the isi fOth of measures of defence had been taken.

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  • Many notorious bad characters had managed to creep into posts of influence and used their position to wreak personal vengeance or to enrich themselves at the expense of the public or the public treasury.

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  • The Fijians were formerly notorious for cannibalism, which may have had its origin in religion, but long before the first contact with Europeans had degenerated into gluttony.

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  • Maelmorda was restored to his kingdom, Sigtrygg received Brian's daughter in marriage, whilst Brian took to himself the Dublin king's mother, the notorious Gormflaith, who had already been divorced by Maelsechlainn.

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  • A trader who is even suspected of dealing with such a victim of tyranny may be ruined by the mere imputation; his customers shun him from fear, and he is obliged to get a character from some notorious leaguer.

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  • It was a notorious place for smuggling under the Embargo Acts of 1807 and 1808.

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  • BERTRAND BARERE DE VIEUZAC (1755-1841), one of the most notorious members of the French National Convention, was born at Tarbes in Gascony on the 10th of September 1755.

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  • In the beginning of the 14th century it was notorious for its piracies.

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  • By 1640 the feebleness of the monarchy was so notorious that it began to fall to pieces.

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  • could not venture to refuse; the queen was alienated by Godoys notorious infidelities; and in March 1798 he was compelled to resign his office.

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  • The latter and a strong and influential body of Conservatives, chiefly young politicians, dissented from the easy-going views of Romero Robledo and of Canovas on the expediency of reforms to correct the notorious and old-standing abuses and corruption of the municipalities, especially of Madrid.

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  • The delimitation (1903-1904) of the frontier between the Sudan and Abyssinia enabled order to be restored in a particularly lawless region, and slave-raiding on a large scale ended in that quarter with the capture and execution of a notorious offender in 1904.

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  • The influence he gained at length aroused the anxiety of the authorities, and in May 1881 a certain Abu Saud, a notorious scoundrel, was sent to Abba Island to bring the sheikh to Khartum.

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  • The town of Bougie was then the most notorious haunt of these "skimmers of the sea."

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  • This port was so much the most formidable that the name of Algerine came to be used as synonymous with Barbary pirate, but the same trade was carried on, though with less energy, from Tripoli and Tunis - as also from towns in the empire of Morocco, of which the most notorious was Salli.

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  • The notorious fondness of the Athenians for litigation increased his power; and the practice of "sycophancy" (raking up material for false charges; see Sycophant), enabled him to remove those who were likely to endanger his ascendancy.

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  • But, after delays which involved the loss of much precious time, the British government refused (13th of March) to sanction the appointment, because Zobeir had been a notorious slave-hunter.

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  • The Catholic party, upheld by the empress, would not appoint an unfrocked seminarist, a notorious heretic, to a chair of Biblical exegesis.

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  • It is only just to record that, although Malatesta's intrigue with Isotta had long been notorious to all, and he had never sought to conceal it, no one ever accused her of either direct or indirect complicity in her lover's crimes.

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  • None came close to the successful track record of those tips identified as coming from the notorious Psychic Tipster.

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  • The choice was a bold faced lie to the authorities or finding himself on Good Morning America and The Today Show as the notorious tipster.

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  • While I expressed my disappointment, he reminded me our culprit had a notorious habit of frequently changing stolen plates.

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  • We nicknamed him the Phoenix, which is notorious for not only rising from ashes but also for taking down everyone and everything around them in flames.

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  • androgynous looks and get up have earned Brian Molko quite a reputation for being notorious.

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  • Was a " double " killed instead of the notorious bandit John Dillinger outside a Chicago theater in 1934?

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  • barbiturate sleeping tablets are notorious for causing dreadful nightmares, and even hallucinations, in elderly folk.

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  • Mrs. Needham, for example, was a notorious bawd who died three days after being pilloried in 1731.

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  • Too notorious to reclaim her own birthright, Boudica strives instead to return her daughters to their heritage.

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  • Black Shirts in the 1930s including the notorious headline ' Hurrah for the Blackshirts ' .

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  • It supported Mosley's fascist Black Shirts in the 1930s including the notorious headline ' Hurrah for the Blackshirts ' .

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  • It drops down to Eamont Bridge which was a notorious bottleneck in the early 60s.

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  • General Slobodan Milosevic: Achieved fame by standing up to the notorious braggart and military buffoon Wesley Clark in Yugoslavia.

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  • In February 2005, actions to recover loss allegedly caused by the notorious vitamins cartel were settled out of court.

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  • In this respect, the key role of the six county's notorious Special Branch will not inspire confidence outside of unionist quarters.

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  • Private firms contracted to local councils have been notoriously corrupt, but the arms sector is equally notorious for overcharging the government.

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  • Picked up by one of the more notorious pirate ships, Connor soon finds himself wielding a cutlass.

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  • There are notorious examples of public art, such as those entered for the Turner prize, which cause derision or outrage.

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  • Rubin seeks to go beyond a mere chronicle of the most notorious host desecration episodes.

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  • Her son also became a brilliant painter - unfortunately, he was also one of Montmartre's most notorious drunkards.

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  • The girls were shot dead - innocent victims caught up in a bloody feud between two notorious street gangs.

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  • The site of Harris's notorious mill and mill pond is beyond and partly below the Roman way flyover.

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  • quantum mechanics suffers from the notorious measurement problem, a problem which demands one or another interpretation of the quantum formalism.

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  • These men were notorious freebooters, famed for their cunning and bravery, and often for their generosity.

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  • Only Monnie fails to get the point so Lizzie has to explain to her about Toni's husband Sean, a notorious gangster.

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  • Such a notorious gunslinger as Blair didn't want to close off any options with a country he considers deadly and dangerous.

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  • haunted vaults, home of the notorious, violent and misogynistic South Bridge Poltergeist.

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  • Once a meeting place of the notorious hellfire Club - now a great way to spend a day with the family.

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  • Trivia: Plummer has the blood of a notorious highwayman in his veins.

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  • That event is well documented, and is certainly in the style of the Marquis, who was a notorious hooligan.

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  • The US is notorious for the lack of protection afforded to animals incarcerated on factory farms.

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  • I was thinking about purchasing my first jag and wanted to steer clear of models that are notorious for electrical problems.

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  • In the USA the notorious antisemite Austin App and the right-wing libertarian Harry Elmer Barnes were publishing revisionist tracts.

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  • madrigal writer, Cathedral organist and a notorious blasphemer when drunk!

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  • It's an opportunity for 250 international arms companies to try and flog their wares to the notorious Indonesian military.

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  • The case was a notorious miscarriage of justice in Scotland.

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  • Pegg plays Don Chaney, a somewhat notorious mobster, and he brings this character alive well.

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  • Dr. Crippen Crippen is one of the most notorious murderers in the history of Scotland Yard.

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  • In his time, however, he was as notorious for his rampant nepotism and brutal Realpolitik.

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  • Peter Singer is of course somewhat notorious in the bioethics field for his outspoken advocacy of euthanasia.

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  • There were many false starts, two of which were particularly notorious.

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  • She sought to purify, beautify, and internationalize Taoyuan County, once notorious for problems of waste disposal and money politics.

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  • The only difficult case involved the now notorious Fr Brendan Smyth.

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  • Wentworth beats him to the draw and leaves on his forehead the seal of The Spider, an already notorious killer of criminals.

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  • Tubman's activities became so notorious that plantation owners offered a $ 40,000 reward for her capture.

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  • notorious womanizer, the breakdown of his move to Liverpool in 1972 is one of the game's enduring urban legends.

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  • notorious murderers in the history of Scotland Yard.

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  • notorious bottleneck in the early 60s.

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  • Mr Allawi's new cabinet members became notorious for the amount of time they spent out of the country.

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  • But most famous - or perhaps I should say notorious - of all was the Austin Allegro.

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  • Newman portrays notorious outlaw Billy the Kid in director Arthur Penn's first feature, " The Left-Handed Gun " (1958 ).

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  • overchargefirms contracted to local councils have been notoriously corrupt, but the arms sector is equally notorious for overcharging the government.

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  • perturbed at the thought of venturing into the notorious slums.

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  • Wintour is such a notorious fur pimp that she was presented with an award by the Fur Council of Canada.

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  • The St. Barbe, on the homeward voyage, had been seized by the notorious pirate, and scuttled near the Nash Sands.

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  • In addition, the notorious prison at Kidal (a symbol of the years of repression) was closed in 1997.

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  • The Crowby Crawler, a notorious serial rapist, is back on the streets with a mob of baying vigilantes at his heels.

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  • reive area was home to some of the most notorious reiving families, including the Armstrongs and Elliots.

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  • Beside AMERY, another notorious British civilian renegade was directly involved in the BFC.

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  • It was the same notorious argument used by the Socialist Workers Party when it opposed republicanism being included in the policies of Respect.

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  • He joined Drexel Burnham Lambert just months before the notorious junk bond scandals broke.

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  • Sinbad (voiced by Brad Pitt) is the most daring and notorious rogue ever to sail the seven seas.

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  • A sewerage system was built in the 1840s but notorious slums of the West Quarter remained until the 1930s.

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  • Samuel Drybutter, a retailer of luxury goods, was a notorious Sodomite, and is discussed in my essay on The Macaroni Club.

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  • These serious messages were enlivened by introductory shots of Progress crossing the Channel and closed with Chris Coburn sporting his now notorious yellow sou'wester!

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  • Many people lost everything they owned, and the affair became one of the most notorious financial swindles in history.

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  • This peculiar stroke which abruptly terminated his notorious debating career should give readers cause to ponder.

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  • What would be thought of a tribunal which convicted a notorious thief of petty larceny on such evidence as this?

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  • The Gold Cup - Raffles resolves to prove to everyone that he is not the notorious jewel thief.

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  • Visual censuses unless undertaken in entirely open country are notorious for producing significant underestimates of the true population number.

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  • Hear about our legendary haunted vaults, home of the notorious, violent and misogynistic South Bridge Poltergeist.

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  • At the car park they swoop, carting away some of London's most notorious villains.

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  • The Kapitan Khlebnikov continues north into Baffin Bay, battling the notorious gyre (circular current) of ice that thwarted early whalers.

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  • The shipbuilding yards of La Seyne have, however, been axed, closing the book on a centuries-old and at times notorious industry.

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  • The exposed position of the bay, and the diversity of its currents, have rendered it notorious for its storms.

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  • GAIUS VERRES (c. 120-43 B.C.), Roman magistrate, notorious for his misgovernment of Sicily.

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  • This major was notorious as "Robin the Devil," and his story is told in Scott's Rokeby.

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  • To these seven groups, which are included under the general appellation of Malissori, or "highlanders," may be added the Malsia of Dibra, who extend to the west and north of that town, and form a large separate group; they are notorious for their fierce lawless character, and maintain themselves by plundering the Bulgarian peasants in their neighbourhood.

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  • Even the nuns of Geneva were notorious for their conduct."

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  • In England this power was frequently employed during the 18th century and was confirmed by the Post Office Act of 1837; its most notorious use being, perhaps, the opening of Mazzini's letters in 1844.

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  • His gluttony and drunkenness were notorious, and he was an athlete of great prowess.

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  • He became specially notorious because of a curious controversy that arose concerning the amulets which Eybeschiitz was suspected of issuing.

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  • The venality of the electors became notorious.

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  • The notorious licentiousness of the sect was the carrying out of their theory into practice.

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  • He is notorious for his wilful exaggeration, both in narrative and numerical statements.

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  • Cesare was Alexander's favourite son, and it was for him that the pope's notorious nepotism was most extensively practised.

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  • He soon began to give proofs of the violence for which he afterwards became notorious; when in 1497 his brother Giovanni, duke of Gandia, was murdered, the deed was attributed, in all probability with reason, to Cesare.

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  • At his death in 1786 he was succeeded by his son Charles, the notorious "Jockey of Norfolk," the big, coarse, generous, slovenly, hard-drinking Whig of whom all the memoirwriters of his age have their anecdotes.

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  • It should, however, in fairness be added that only notorious bloodsuckers, or obstinately resisting noblemen, were destroyed in this way.

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  • COUNCIL OF CHALCEDON, the fourth ecumenical council of the Catholic Church, was held in 451, its occasion being the Eutychian heresy and the notorious "Robber Synod" (see Eutyches and Ephesus, Council Of), which called forth vigorous protests both in the East and in the West, and a loud demand for a new general council, a demand that was ignored by the Eutychian Theodosius II., but speedily granted by his successor, Marcian, a "Flavianist."

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  • Such larvae, and also many with soft cuticle and swollen abdomen - those of the notorious "Colorado beetle," for example - feed openly FIG.

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  • He was appointed introducer of ambassadors on the 12th of October 1671, and it became notorious that whoever had a petition to present or a place to ask for must apply to him.

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  • Their leniency, which was notorious, alienated the king or probably furnished him with a pretext for breaking with them.

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  • His sister Drusilla had broken the Law by her marriage with Felix; and his own notorious relations with his sister Berenice, and his coins which bore the images of the emperors, were an open affront to the conscience of Judaism.

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  • Very many ants live by preying upon various insects, such as the British " red ants " with well-developed stings (Myrmica rubra), and the notorious " driver ants " of Africa and America, the old-world species of which belong to Dorylus and allied genera, and the new-world species to Eciton (fig.

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  • Her life was notorious for intrigue and perfidy.

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  • From the 17th century until modern times this was notorious as a home of crime and poverty.

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  • Until the close of the 18th century Dalkey was notorious for the burlesque election of a "king," a mock ceremony which became invested with a certain political importance.

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  • The unrest in France in the years1795-1797resulted mainly from the harshness, incompetence and notorious corruption of the five Directors who, after the 13th of Vendemiaire 1795, practically governed France.

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  • But his predilections in favour of the revolutionists were notorious, and the mob seized the occasion to burn his chapel and sack his house at Fairhill.

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  • Two other sons, Rocco and Cristoforo, both of them notorious rakes, were killed in brawls.

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  • As a port it was notorious for its smuggling and illicit trade.

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  • A copy of the book was sent to the Prussian minister of education, Karl Albert Kamptz (1769-1849), the notorious hunter of democrats.

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  • It is notorious, however, on the coasts that a Malay gang on board a ship invariably gets the better of any fight which may arise between it and the Chinese crew.

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  • In 1713 he had become somewhat notorious from his vigorous pamphleteering attack on the fashion of drinking healths, especially "to the glorious and immortal memory."

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  • The frequency with which even the most highly cultivated strains produce degenerate offspring is notorious, and is probably the reason for the profound belief in telegonic action asserted by most breeders.

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  • The inapplicability of many laws passed for the Peninsula - all of which under a constitutional system would apply to Cuba as to any other province, unless that system be modified - was indeed notorious; and Cuban opinion had repeatedly, through official bodies, protested against laws thus imposed that worked injustice, and had pleaded for special consideration of colonial conditions.

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  • The domestic problem, the problem of discontent in the island, had become acute by 1850, and from this time on to 1868 the years were full of conflict between liberal and reactionary sentiment in the colony, centreing about the asserted connivance of the captains-general in the illegal slave trade (declared illegal after 1820 by the treaties of 1817 and 1835 between Great Britain and Spain), the notorious immorality and prodigal wastefulness of the government, and the selfish exploitation of the colony by Spaniards and the Spanish government.

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  • It again, however, became the resort of pirates, and the names of many of the worst of these ruffians are associated with New Providence; the notorious Edward Teach, called Blackbeard, who was afterwards killed in action against two American ships in 1718, being chief among the number.

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  • Some of the most daring spirits waged war on their conquerors from Clissa in Dalmatia, and afterwards from Zengg in maritime Croatia, where they formed the notorious pirate community of the Uskoks.

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  • But no armed manifestation of revolt had taken place until the lawless and savage conduct of the Janissaries, who had made themselves masters of the country, assisted by the notorious governor of Vidin, Pasvan Oglu, 2 Text in Martens, Recueil, 2nd series, vol.

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  • There is a legend that William Pitt the younger thought of her; the somewhat notorious lover of Mlle de Lespinasse, Guibert, a cold-hearted coxcomb of some talent, certainly paid her addresses.

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  • it was notorious as a resort of pirates, while some of the ironfounders of the district were suspected of secretly supplying Spain with ordnance.

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  • The Sea of Okhotsk, separated from the Pacific by the Kurile Archipelago and from the Sea of Japan by the islands of Sakhalin and Yezo, is notorious as one of the worst seas of the world, owing to its dense fogs and its masses of floating ice.

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  • The popes themselves were notorious offenders.

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  • His action as trustee for the notorious Greek Loan in 1824 was at least not delicate, and was the ground of charges of downright dishonesty.

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  • Towards the close of his life, he had to fight against his own son, Thomas de Marie, who in 1115 succeeded him, subsequently becoming notorious for his deeds of violence in the struggles between the communes of Laon and Amiens.

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  • professed to identify him as a notorious rogue and robber of Kent.

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  • The name Tyburn (q.v.) was notorious chiefly as applied to the gallows which stood near the existing junction of Edgware Road and Oxford Street (Marble Arch).

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  • Close by the park there stood, until the 19th century, a house believed to have belonged to the notorious Bishop Bonner, the persecutor of Protestants in the reign of Mary; his name is still attached to a street here.

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  • This countess of Dysart (afterwards duchess of Lauderdale) was a famous beauty of the period, and notorious both for her amours and for her political influence.

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  • His financial legislation was careful and considerate; his laws' as to the customs and the corn tithes were accepted and maintained under the Roman government, and one of the many bad acts of the notorious Verres, according to Cicero, was to set them aside (Cic. In Verr.

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  • The most notorious of that school in England, Francis Anthony (1550-1623), never quotes Paracelsus, but relies upon Arnald de Villanova and Raimon Lull.

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  • His Orphelin de la Chine, performed at Paris in 1755, was very well received; the notorious La Pucelle appeared in the same year.

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  • Many parts of the state are wild and hilly, inhabited by a large Mina population, formerly notorious as a race of robbers.

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  • The inhabitants are notorious for fanaticism and lawlessness, and Europeans are usually greeted with vile epithets.

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  • It is one of a small cluster named by the Portuguese "Ladrones" or Thieves, on account of the notorious habits of their old inhabitants.

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  • In 1548 Vermigli was appointed regius professor of divinity at Oxford, in succession to the notorious Dr Richard Smith, and was incorporated D.D.

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  • The disorders of his early years were notorious, and were a common subject of gossip. In the spring of 1767 he left Oxford and joined his father on the continent during a tour in France and Italy.

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  • His activity was so notorious that he was exiled from court, but was consoled by a canonry at Toledo.

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  • In 1743 he was elected heir to the throne of Sweden by the "Hat" faction in order that they might obtain better conditions of peace from the empress Elizabeth, whose fondness for the house of Holstein was notorious (see Sweden, History).

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  • It is notorious that the Italians who emigrate to the United States largely return.

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  • His brother, Sir John Lenthall, who, it was said, had too much influence with him, was notorious for his extortions as keeper of the King's Bench prison.

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  • He was the son of General Count Nicholas Muraviev (governor of Grodno), and grandson of the Count Michael Muraviev, who became notorious for his drastic measures in stamping out the st Polish insurrection of 1863 in the Lithuanian provinces.

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  • The " song " of the male cicads is notorious and the structures by which it is produced have already been described (see also Cicada).

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  • An Indian proverb avers that "one native of Bundelkhand commits as much fraud as a hundred Dandis" (weighers of grain, and notorious rogues).

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  • His successor succeeded in further aggrandizing the Bundela state, but he is represented to have been a notorious plunderer, and his character is further stained by the assassination of the celebrated Abul Fazl, the prime minister and historian of Akbar.

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  • The Danish rule had, during the centuries following the Reformation, gradually brought Iceland to the verge of economic ruin; the ancient Parliament of the island, which had degenerated to a mere shadow, had been abolished in 1800; all the revenue of Iceland went into the Danish treasury, and only very small sums were spent for the good of the island; but worst of all was the notorious monopoly which gave away the whole trade of Iceland to a single Danish trading company.

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  • This ascendancy he abused by numerous acts of piracy which made him notorious throughout Greece; but his real purpose in building his navy was to become lord of all the islands of the archipelago and the mainland towns of Ionia.

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

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  • He and his adherents were outlawed; no one was to print, sell or read any of his writings, " since they are foul, harmful, suspected, and come from a notorious and stiff-necked heretic."

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  • This is true of the supreme crime of heresy, which in the notorious case of Servetus was only an expression of rules laid down over a thousand years earlier in the Theodosian Code.

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  • In August 1889, as a result of a ruling in the course of the Sharon-Hill litigation, a notorious conspiracy case, he was assaulted in a California railway station by Judge David S.

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  • The deficiencies in such returns are gross and notorious, but the census office feels obliged to seek for them and to report what it finds, however incomplete or incorrect the results may be.

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  • South Dakota long bore a notorious reputation for the laxity of its divorce laws.

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  • An act of 1907, ratified by popular vote in the election of 1908, raised the term of residence under which a person could apply for divorce from six months to one year, and provided that all cases should be tried openly at the regular term of court; and since the passage of this law Sioux Falls has ceased to be notorious for its divorce colony from other states.

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  • If any one desires to appreciate the intellectual plane and the power - of this Ultramontane habit of thought, he will find ample material in the performances of the notorious swindler Leo Taxil under Leo XIII., and in the acceptance of his blasphemous effusions by the highest ranks of the clergy.

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  • Matters were soon ripe for foreign intervention, and the notorious Cyril of Alexandria, in whom the antagonism between the Alexandrian and Antiochene schools of theology,' as well as the jealousy between the patriarchate of St Mark and that of Constantinople, found a determined and unscrupulous exponent, did not fail to make use of the opportunity.

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  • In 1699 Batavia was visited by a terrible earthquake, and the streams were choked by the mud from the volcano of Gunong Salak; they overflowed the surrounding country and made it a swamp, by which the climate was so affected that the city became notorious for its unhealthiness, and was in great danger of being altogether abandoned.

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  • Some of them were notorious evillivers.

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  • By his will he founded the Boyle lectures, for proving the Christian religion against "notorious infidels, viz.

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  • This "Puttkammer regime" was intensely unpopular; it was attacked in the Reichstag not only by Radicals like Richter and Rickert, but by National Liberals like Bennigsen, and when the emperor Frederick III., whose Liberal tendencies were notorious, succeeded to the throne, it was clear that it could not last.

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  • During the Reformation period Miihlhausen became notorious as one of the chief seats of the Anabaptists.

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  • At this moment a notorious fraud was perpetrated on the Stock Exchange by an uncle of his and by other persons with whom he habitually acted in his speculations.

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  • The class of traders who made a living by disreputable means and attempted to keep a monopoly of the island on which they settled, became notorious under the name of " beachcombers," and for each of the many dark chapters in Polynesian history there must have been many more unwritten.

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  • Meanwhile the labour traffic, which had been initiated, so far as the, Pacific islands were concerned, by an unsuccessful attempt in 1847 to employ New Hebridean labourers on a settlement near the present township of Eden in New South Wales, had attained considerable proportions, had been improperly exploited and, as already indicated, had led the natives to retaliation, sometimes without discernment, a notorious example of this (as was generally considered) being the murder of Bishop Patteson in 1871.

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  • Bryant's (or Bryan's) Station, near Lexington, was besieged in August 1782 by about 600 Indians under the notorious Simon Girty, who after raising the siege drew the defenders, numbering fewer than 200, into an ambush and in the battle of Blue Licks which ensued the Kentuckians lost about 67 killed .and 7 prisoners.

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  • Gregory Nazianzen tells us that his father was a fuller, and that he himself soon became notorious as a parasite of so mean a type that he would "sell himself for a cake."

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  • Of Pisindalis, her son and successor, little is known; but Lygdamis, who next attained to power, is notorious for having put to death the poet Panyasis and caused Herodotus, the greatest of Halicarnassians, to leave his native city (c. 457 B.C.).

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  • Here his vicious practices became notorious, and in 1772 he was condemned to death at Aix for an unnatural offence, and for poisoning.

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  • In applying to the total population of 1790 the rate of growth shown since 1790 by the white people of the South, this rate, for the purpose of the above compirtations, is taken in its entirety only up to 1870, and thereafterin view of the notorious lesser birth-rate since that year in the North and Westonly one half of the rate is used.

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  • If Oscar did not actively assist the Opposition on this occasion, his disapprobation of his father's despotic behaviour was notorious, though he avoided an actual rupture.

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  • The rest surrendered or were hunted down, the fate of Chitu, one of the most notorious, being to perish in a tiger's den.

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  • This is the most bitterly criticized action in his career, but no one but the man on the spot can judge how it is necessary to handle a crowd; and in addition one of the princes, Abu Bukt, heir-apparent to the throne, had made himself notorious for cutting off the arms and legs of English children and pouring the blood into their mothers' mouths.

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  • But his incapacity was so notorious that the conduct of affairs was entrusted to a council of state, consisting of Prince Metternich (q.v.) with other ministers, and two archdukes, Louis and Francis Charles.

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  • The petty sultans who exercised authority were notorious slave traders.

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  • On the death of the emperor the turbulent citizens of Rome renewed their outrages, and the pope himself was strangled by order of Crescentius, the son of the notorious Theodora, who replaced him by a deacon called Franco.

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  • In 1580 he was removed to Wisbeach Castle, and there exercised such an influence of charity and peace among his fellow-prisoners that was remembered when, in after years, the notorious Wisbeach Stirs broke out under the Jesuit Weston.

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  • His necessitous condition was so notorious that the clergy in convocation voted him a present of f5000.

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  • The dean of faculty at this time, Lockhart, afterwards Lord Covington, a lawyer notorious for his harsh demeanour, in the autumn of 1757 assailed Wedderburn with more than ordinary insolence.

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  • As tribune of the people in 61 B.C., he was chiefly instrumental in securing the acquittal of the notorious Publius Clodius when charged with having profaned the mysteries of Bona Dea (Cicero, Ad.

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  • His reputation for sacrilege, increased five years later by the abolition of many monasteries, became notorious when the formation of the kingdom of Italy (1861) took away all the dominions of the pope except the patrimony of Peter, thereby reducing the papal provinces from twenty to five, and their population from over 3,000,000 to about 685,000.

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  • The hatred openly avowed for her in England was due as much to her own activity in the interest of France as to her notorious rapacity.

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  • That Peter both hated and dreaded her was notorious.

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  • From 1771 to 1873 Wiesbaden was a notorious gambling resort; but in the latter year public gambling was suppressed by the Prussian government.

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  • The Pontine Marshes (q.v.) included in the latter division, were drained, according to the plan of Bolognini, by Pius VI., who restored the ancient Via Appia to traffic; but though they have returned to pasture and cultivation, their insalubrity is still notorious.

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  • Not far off are the Doone Valley, part of the vale of the East Lyn, here called Badgeworthy water, once the stronghold of a notorious band of robbers and famous through R.

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  • It was not until the 4th of May 1877, when the peril from reactionary intrigues was notorious, and the clerical party had begun a campaign for the restoration of the temporal power of the pope, that he delivered his famous speech denouncing "clericalism" as "the enemy."

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  • The notorious Jack Sheppard, wearied of Wild's exactions, at last refused to deal with him, whereupon Wild secured his arrest, and himself arrested Sheppard's confederate, "Blueskin."

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  • The ambitions of Prussia were notorious, and Austria had no wish to see her rival still further strengthened by ~ the annexation of the duchies.

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  • A second protagonist of error, this time of Gentile philosophic criticism directed against fundamental Judaism, is Apion, the notorious anti-Jewish Alexandrine grammarian of Peter's day; while the role of upholder of astrological fatalism (Genesis) is played by Faustus, father of Clement, with whom Peter and Clement debate at Laodicea.

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  • His last years of office were embittered by the discussions on a matter notorious at the time, namely, the affairs of the banking-house of W.

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  • The civil dissensions of Egypt were notorious at the tilDe.

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  • Ali was angered by the refusal to surrender Parga and justly suspicious of the ambitions which this refusal implied; he could not feel himself secure with the Ionian Islands and the Dalmatian coast in the hands of a power whose plans in the East were notorious, and he was glad enough to avail himself of Napoleon's reverses in 1812 to help to rid himself of so dangerous a neighbor.

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  • He gave new information about the continental career of the Young Pretender in Pickle the Spy (1897), an account of Alastair Ruadh Macdonell, whom he identified with Pickle, a notorious Hanoverian spy.

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  • Apart from their control of public education, their power was enhanced by their efforts to better the position of women, and by their notorious leniency in the matter of punishments.

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  • The name of Agnes Darer was for centuries used to point a moral, and among the unworthy wives of great men the wife of Darer became almost as notorious as the wife of Socrates.

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  • A bishop and a deacon were sent to accuse the archbishop, and presented to him a list of charges, in which pride, inhospitality and Origenism were brought forward to procure the votes of those who hated him for his austerity, or were prejudiced against him as a suspected heretic. Four successive summonses were signified to Chrysostom, but he indignantly refused to appear until four of his notorious enemies were removed from the council.

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  • - obviously it is regarded as a notorious social evil.

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  • In 64 he made himself notorious for the orgies arranged by him in the Basin of Agrippa, and was suspected of incendiarism in connexion with the great fire, which, after having subsided, broke out afresh in his Aemilian gardens.

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  • The Moplahs of Malabar are notorious for repeated outbreaks of bloody fanaticism.

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  • Paul Jones, the notorious buccaneer, served his apprenticeship at the port, which in 1778 he successfully raided, burning three vessels.

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  • Such was the weakness of the caliph that a notorious robber, named Hamdi, obtained immunity for his depredations by a monthly payment of 25,000 dinars.

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  • Its inhabitants, though unknown to Arab tradition, made themselves notorious in the adjacent Roman provinces.

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  • Shebbeare (1709-1788), a violent party writer of the day, for a libel against the government contained in his notorious Letters to the People of England, which were published in the years 1756-1758.

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  • The epidemic of 18 34183 5 was not less destructive than many of those notorious in history; but in1844-1845the disease disappeared.

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  • Earthquakes are frequent all over the peninsula, but especially in the south-east and west, where the Maeander valley and the Gulf of Smyrna are notorious seismic foci.

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  • She was notorious for her profligacy, avarice and ambition, and exercised a complete ascendancy over her weak-minded husband, with the help of his all-powerful freedmen.

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  • His heterodoxy soon became notorious, and in 1710 he was deprived of his professorship and expelled from the university.

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  • One of the most notable of these radical anti-ecclesiastical movements was that of the Zwickau prophets, (Marcus Stiibner, Nikolaus Storch and Thomas Munzer): the most vigorous and notorious that of the Munster Anabaptists.

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  • Their most notable representative was Robert Cooke, but they were more notorious for heretical views as to the Virgin Mary (see Anabaptists) than for their anti-paedobaptist position.

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  • It is, in fact, as notorious an example of over-successful acclimatization as the rabbit, but in Hutton and Drummond's recent work on the New Zealand animals (London, 1905) it is not regarded in this light, considering that some very common exotic birds were needed to keep down the insects, which it certainly did.

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  • against Russia, though, during the autumn of 1807, it was notorious that the tsar was preparing to attack the grand duchy.

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  • But indeed the whole of this intermediate period is full of dark subterranean plots and counterplots, still inexplicable, as, for instance, the hideous Fersen murder (June 20, 1 810) (see Fersen, Hans Axel Von) evidently intended to terrorize the Gustavians, whose loyalty to the ancient dynasty was notorious.

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  • It is also notorious for its many witchcraft trials.

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  • After the insurrection of 1865, he created a special bulwark for his defence, and invented that secret police which grew into the notorious "Third Section" of the emperor's own chancery, and while it lasted, was the most dreaded power in the empire.

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  • Many of these found their way to Crete, and becoming porters, &c. in Canea and Candia, were notorious for turbulence and fanaticism.

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  • In the Transvaal the burghers of British origin were about equal in number with those of Dutch origin, and the fairly even balance of parties might be held to be a guarantee against retrogression; in the Orange River Colony it was notorious that the grant of selfgovernment meant handing over the control of the country not simply to the Boers, but to that section of them which since the war had exhibited the greatest racial bitterness.

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  • Among his friends was the notorious Andrew Bowes of Gibside, to the patronage of whose house the rise of the Scott family was largely owing.

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  • The chancellorship was given to him professedly on account of his notorious anti-Catholic zeal.

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  • In April 1806, for example, only one Republican deputy was returned, although it was notorious that the Republican party could command a majority in many constituencies.

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  • After many years of notorious " boss " rule, the city in 1896 elected a reform mayor.

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  • Putney Heath was formerly notorious as a resort of highwaymen and duellists.

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  • Crowned in St Peter's on the 31st of August at the age of sixty-three, he entered upon the lonely path of the reformer_ His programme was to attack notorious abuses one by one; but in his attempt to improve the system of granting indulgences he was hampered by his cardinals; and reducing the number of matrimonial dispensations was impossible, for the income had.

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  • His first case was the defence of a notorious robber and murderer.

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  • He had nine children, six of whom, three sons and three daughters, survived him, amongst them the future emperor Gaius and the notorious Agrippina, the mother of Nero.

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  • After 1897 he devoted himself to his law practice, being prominently associated with appeals in several notorious criminal trials.

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  • His first refuge was in Wei, a part of the present Ho-nan, the marquis of which received him kindly; but he was a weak man, ruled by his wife, a woman notorious for her accomplishments and wickedness.

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  • Quinet's Parisian professorship was more notorious than fortunate, owing, it must be said, to his own fault.

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  • Of his numerous mistresses the most notorious was Jane Shore.

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  • A Persian force invited by the notorious Pheretima, mother of Arcesilaus III., in revenge for Barcan support of a rival faction, sacked it towards the close of the 6th century and deported a number of its inhabitants to Bactria.

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  • An Early English crypt remains beneath the neighbouring parish church of St John, where the notorious deception of the "Cock Lane Ghost," in which Johnson took great interest, was exposed.

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  • A prison erected here at this period gave place later to the House of Detention, notorious as the scene of a Fenian outrage in 1867, when it was sought to release certain prisoners by blowing up part of the building.

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  • The father of this Vlad had himself been notorious for his ferocity, but his son, during his Turkish sojourn, had improved on his father's example.

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  • He is called in one book the most notorious of profligates; in another, the brand plucked from the burning.

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  • It is notorious among engineers that retaining walls designed in accordance with the well-known theory of conjugate pressures in earth are unnecessarily strong, and this arises mainly from the assumption that the earth is merely a loose granular mass without any such adhesion.

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  • This pope was notorious for nepotism, and was responsible for introducing his nephew, Rodrigo Borgia, afterwards Pope Alexander VI., to Rome.

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  • By 1492 he had become sufficiently notorious to attract the attention of King Henry's government and of foreign sovereigns.

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  • In this account nothing is said of confession; but it would appear that in early days the sins were made known to the congregation, and in notorious cases they would take the initiative and expel the offender.

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  • Moreover, the idea of corporate responsibility and discipline was overshadowed by that of medicine for the individual soul, though public penance was still often exacted, especially in cases of notorious crime, as when Henry II.

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  • His notorious sympathy with the peasantry further alienated the official classes and landed gentry, and his campaign against enclosures brought him into conflict with the strongest forces of the time.

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  • An eminently safe and scholarly archbishop was found in Matthew Parker, who had not made himself notorious by resistance to authority even under Mary.

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  • In The each parliament the main question at issue between, ~IusIon the Commons and the crown was the Exclusion Bill, by which the Commons sought to deprive the duke of York of his inheritance; and it was notorious that the leaders of the movement wished the crown to descend to the kings illegitimate son, the duke of Monmouth.

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  • This was due not so much to the notorious corruption of the representative system as to the fact that it represented social and economic conditions that were rapidly passing away.

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  • The king was generally loathed, not so much for his viceswhich would have been, in this case as in others, condoned in a more popular monarchbut for the notorious meanness and selfishness of his character.

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  • His defence of the notorious edict of July 9, 1788, issued by the Prussian minister for ecclesiastical affairs, Johann Christoph von Wollner (1732-1800), the object of which was to enforce Lutheran orthodoxy, might with greater justice be cited as a sign of the decline of his powers and of an unfaithfulness to his principles.

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  • The Kurirs, a wandering and thieving tribe, the Kamais, professional burglars, and the Baruds, cattle-stealers and highwaymen, are notorious among the criminal classes.

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  • The barbarous tortures and executions which rendered Khiva notorious in the East are no longer heard of; and the continual appeals of the khojas for "holy" war against their rivals find no response.

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  • Early in the 18th century the Scottish gipsies found a congenial home on the Roxburghshire side of the Cheviots; and at a later period the Scottish border became notorious for a hundred years as offering hospitality to runaway couples who were clandestinely married at Gretna Green, Coldstream or Lamberton.

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  • As the preparations of the Jacobins had been notorious, some Rng of the isi fOth of measures of defence had been taken.

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  • Many notorious bad characters had managed to creep into posts of influence and used their position to wreak personal vengeance or to enrich themselves at the expense of the public or the public treasury.

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  • The Fijians were formerly notorious for cannibalism, which may have had its origin in religion, but long before the first contact with Europeans had degenerated into gluttony.

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  • Maelmorda was restored to his kingdom, Sigtrygg received Brian's daughter in marriage, whilst Brian took to himself the Dublin king's mother, the notorious Gormflaith, who had already been divorced by Maelsechlainn.

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  • A trader who is even suspected of dealing with such a victim of tyranny may be ruined by the mere imputation; his customers shun him from fear, and he is obliged to get a character from some notorious leaguer.

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  • It was a notorious place for smuggling under the Embargo Acts of 1807 and 1808.

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  • BERTRAND BARERE DE VIEUZAC (1755-1841), one of the most notorious members of the French National Convention, was born at Tarbes in Gascony on the 10th of September 1755.

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  • In the beginning of the 14th century it was notorious for its piracies.

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  • By 1640 the feebleness of the monarchy was so notorious that it began to fall to pieces.

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  • could not venture to refuse; the queen was alienated by Godoys notorious infidelities; and in March 1798 he was compelled to resign his office.

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  • The latter and a strong and influential body of Conservatives, chiefly young politicians, dissented from the easy-going views of Romero Robledo and of Canovas on the expediency of reforms to correct the notorious and old-standing abuses and corruption of the municipalities, especially of Madrid.

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  • The delimitation (1903-1904) of the frontier between the Sudan and Abyssinia enabled order to be restored in a particularly lawless region, and slave-raiding on a large scale ended in that quarter with the capture and execution of a notorious offender in 1904.

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  • The influence he gained at length aroused the anxiety of the authorities, and in May 1881 a certain Abu Saud, a notorious scoundrel, was sent to Abba Island to bring the sheikh to Khartum.

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  • The town of Bougie was then the most notorious haunt of these "skimmers of the sea."

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  • This port was so much the most formidable that the name of Algerine came to be used as synonymous with Barbary pirate, but the same trade was carried on, though with less energy, from Tripoli and Tunis - as also from towns in the empire of Morocco, of which the most notorious was Salli.

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  • The notorious fondness of the Athenians for litigation increased his power; and the practice of "sycophancy" (raking up material for false charges; see Sycophant), enabled him to remove those who were likely to endanger his ascendancy.

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  • But, after delays which involved the loss of much precious time, the British government refused (13th of March) to sanction the appointment, because Zobeir had been a notorious slave-hunter.

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  • The Catholic party, upheld by the empress, would not appoint an unfrocked seminarist, a notorious heretic, to a chair of Biblical exegesis.

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  • It is only just to record that, although Malatesta's intrigue with Isotta had long been notorious to all, and he had never sought to conceal it, no one ever accused her of either direct or indirect complicity in her lover's crimes.

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  • The Crowby Crawler, a notorious serial rapist, is back on the streets with a mob of baying vigilantes at his heels.

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  • The area was home to some of the most notorious reiving families, including the Armstrongs and Elliots.

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  • Beside AMERY, another notorious British civilian renegade was directly involved in the BFC.

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  • It was the same notorious argument used by the Socialist Workers Party when it opposed republicanism being included in the policies of Respect.

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  • He joined Drexel Burnham Lambert just months before the notorious junk bond scandals broke.

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  • Sinbad (voiced by Brad Pitt) is the most daring and notorious rogue ever to sail the seven seas.

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  • A sewerage system was built in the 1840s but notorious slums of the West Quarter remained until the 1930s.

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  • Samuel Drybutter, a retailer of luxury goods, was a notorious sodomite, and is discussed in my essay on The Macaroni Club.

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  • These serious messages were enlivened by introductory shots of Progress crossing the Channel and closed with Chris Coburn sporting his now notorious yellow sou'wester !

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  • The Jewish sweatshops of the Leylands became notorious for their overcrowded houses, long hours of work and low pay.

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  • Many people lost everything they owned, and the affair became one of the most notorious financial swindles in history.

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  • This peculiar stroke which abruptly terminated his notorious debating career should give readers cause to ponder.

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  • Visual censuses unless undertaken in entirely open country are notorious for producing significant underestimates of the true population number.

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  • Part of a notorious Queens Park play area went up in smoke in the latest vandalism attack.

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  • At the car park they swoop, carting away some of London 's most notorious villains.

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  • The Kapitan Khlebnikov continues north into Baffin Bay, battling the notorious gyre (circular current) of ice that thwarted early whalers.

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  • The shipbuilding yards of La Seyne have, however, been axed, closing the book on a centuries-old and at times notorious industry.

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  • Toddlers are notorious for feeling fine one second and running a full-blown fever the next.

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  • Toddlers are notorious for garnering the reputation of being difficult and temperamental.

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  • Find documents and signatures from presidents, world leaders, famous athletes and notorious criminals.

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  • Prices fluctuate between this period and are notorious for rising 7-14 days before the takeoff date.

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  • Glocks, for example, are notorious for being reliable.

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  • Walmart is notorious for offering mind-blowing Black Friday deals like laptops for under two hundred dollars, HD televisions for under three hundred dollars and similar doorbusters and for 2010, the trend continues.

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  • The ridiculously low prices on these items are for one day only and in recent years, this event has become as notorious as the traditional Black Friday.

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  • Credit unions are notorious for offering great interest rates on all their products.

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  • Styrofoam is notorious for filling up our landfills.

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  • Oxygen is the most notorious free radical.

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  • Brown recluse spiders and black widow spiders are the most notorious poisonous spiders.

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  • Black bears are notorious consumers of berries and may be foraging among the same bushes you want to visit.

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  • The stage is notorious for paling the skin with its glaring lights, and so a little blush goes a long way in the performing arts.

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  • Gwen Stefani is notorious for wearing red lipstick.

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  • Flea markets: Flea markets are notorious for selling makeup products that have passed their expiration date.

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  • Stage lights are notorious for making individuals sweat.

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  • Battery life-Olympus' line of waterproof cameras are notorious for having mediocre to poor battery life.

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  • Of course, since children are notorious for their short attention spans, don't expect your child to spend hours creating the perfect layout.

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  • Teen girls are notorious for talking about boys.

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  • Bridesmaid dresses are notorious for their unattractiveness.

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  • Tahiti and her Islands, located in the South pacific, are notorious for fostering romance.

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  • Probably one of the first and most notorious celebrity outings is that of the dashing Rock Hudson.

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  • But the notorious video vixen swears that their relationship is purely platonic; she's only being a friend in his time of need.

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  • Comedian Jay Leno is one of the most notorious celebrity car collectors.

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  • Tobey Maguire has several hobbies, but his most notorious is tournament poker.

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  • Besides doing something at the wrong time, celebrities are also notorious for saying the wrong things in front of photographers, fans and even the media.

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  • TMZ.com - TMZ has built an empire on celebrity gossip, and is notorious for snagging celebrity gossip as it unfolds.

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  • New York Post - The notorious Page Six gives all of the latest headlines, photos and celebrity sightings that hungry fans are looking for.

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  • Hefner, the notorious ladies man and editor of Playboy magazine, was well-known for his entourage of girlfriends.

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  • Four people were stabbed at Sean Combs produced Notorious B.I.G. bio-pic Notorious premiere.

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  • The Brooklyn stabbing wasn't the only violent incident related to the Notorious premiere.

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  • Angelina Jolie is certainly famous for her acting roles, but she is almost notorious for her personal life.

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  • He's also become a bit notorious for a video that surfaced on the Internet, featuring him drunk and attempting to eat a cheeseburger.

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  • Biggie Smalls, also known as Notorious B.I.G., was also killed in a drive-by shooting.

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  • Kanye West - Notorious for his acerbic tongue and shameless rants, this hip hop star has telephobia, a fear of phones.

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  • The celebrities mentioned above are just the more notorious ones.

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  • Toddlers are notorious for establishing their newly found independence, and you can help foster this in your child by letting him have some say in his new duds.

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  • Toddler sizes are notorious for fitting differently depending upon the size.

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  • Knock-offs: Your first instinct may be to purchase those knock-off articles sold on street corners and in notorious knock-off districts, like Chinatown.

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  • Clearance sales: Stores like Target and Kohl's are notorious for taking drastic markdowns at the end of each season, making them great places to find some awesome deals on tee shirts and other clothing items.

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  • Janie and Jack is notorious for its adorable preppy designs.

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  • Popular stores like Kohl's, Target, JC Penney and Sears are notorious for making drastic markdowns during various times of the year.

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  • However, party schools have a notorious reputation for allowing (and sometimes, even encouraging) gratuitous alcohol use among undergraduates, even those who are not of the legal drinking age.

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