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obvious

obvious Sentence Examples

  • In that moment of obvious joy, Alondra barely had an accent.

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  • The answer was as obvious as it was embarrassing.

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  • But it is obvious to me that we can end war.

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  • It was obvious that he didn't want to talk about his natural father.

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  • She was intruding, but it soon became obvious that Sarah wasn't going to sit down until everyone else was seated.

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  • One thing was obvious about Bordeaux.

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  • Connie stammered out a prim salutation, still staring at him, and Lisa blushed at Giddon's obvious amusement.

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  • It was obvious some changes were necessary.

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  • It will be so obvious, even you will see it.

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  • It will be so obvious, even you will see it.

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  • It was obvious the discussion, such as it had been, was over.

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  • He glanced down and noted her color with obvious confusion.

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  • Pierre's lip was completely insubordinate, and it was obvious he'd never worked for Dusty.

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  • It was obvious she remembered the scene.

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  • The night air was chilly on her bare arms and she shivered involuntarily, annoyed at herself because it looked like an obvious ploy.

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  • The other obvious fact was that Dulce didn't accept the inheritance issue.

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  • One incident was an obvious abduction in rural Delaware that occurred overnight.

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  • It was too dark to see his expression, but it was obvious he was watching her.

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  • And yet, this evening, the possibility was as obvious as it had not been that morning.

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  • She wanted to slap him, more because he was making it obvious how right Darkyn was.

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  • Even at a distance it was obvious that the man was much taller and he rode with a proud kind of grace that her father never possessed.

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  • While Molly was her usual quiet self, and perhaps a little nervous, it was obvious she was excited.

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  • He surveyed her slender figure with obvious appreciation.

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  • Finally I noticed a very obvious error in the sequence and for an instant I concentrated my attention on the lesson and tried to think how I should have arranged the beads.

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  • Betsy and I had both jumped to too obvious a conclusion.

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  • It was obvious that he wanted to clear the air, but couldn't decide where to start.

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  • Kris felt the intent gazes of both of his deputies, who left the obvious unvoiced.

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  • He turned and leaned back against the counter, surveying her with obvious distaste.

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  • She looked up at him and in spite of her obvious pain, actually smiled.

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  • Gazing at the obvious mass in her brain, she knew the results were bad, but were they worse?

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  • She hesitated, intimidated by his obvious displeasure.

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  • His attitude toward her did an about face so obvious that even Jonathan noticed.

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  • But all he said was so prettily sedate, and the naivete of his youthful egotism was so obvious, that he disarmed his hearers.

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  • It was obvious to Dean that nothing in Ouray went unobserved.

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  • The implication was as obvious as it was annoying.

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  • While he feigned nonchalance, it was obvious he was as proud as a kid with a new toy to show them what he'd discovered.

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  • He adored Sofia, that much was obvious, even if he wasn't really sure where—or who—he was most of the time.

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  • Standing there gazing up at him, it was obvious that he knew it too.

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  • Common sense tells us the obvious is usually where the truth rests and the obvious is either Fitzgerald or someone in the Dawkins family.

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  • Sarah replied amiably, ignoring his obvious annoyance.

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  • But these within the ice are not so numerous nor obvious as those beneath.

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  • She was not pretty, but it was obvious, even to Dean's untrained eye, that her attire, hair do, makeup and whole mien did not evolve from the poor side of the tracks.

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  • She softened at his obvious struggle.

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  • Mr. Rinehart regarded them both with obvious confusion.

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  • Were her feelings for Cade so obvious that he had detected them?

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  • Yet before the day was over, it was obvious that wasn't the case.

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  • We adults passed banalities back and forth while Howie opened wine, of an obvious expensive vintage us Gustefsons only admired.

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  • Ogling a spouse couldn't be a sin – especially when he derived such obvious pleasure from it.

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  • It was obvious no one was aware of me; I wasn't there to any of them.

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  • Sooner or later it would become obvious to Cade himself.

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  • The state of the count's affairs became quite obvious a month after his death, surprising everyone by the immense total of small debts the existence of which no one had suspected.

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  • The establishment of this simple and obvious law should be enough.

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  • His remark about how she looked in the swimsuit made it obvious that he saw her as something more than a baby sitter or maid.

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  • But then, that was obvious or she wouldn't have hired someone the way she did.

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  • Seeing them pass, Prince Vasili drew back with obvious impatience, while the princess jumped up and with a gesture of desperation slammed the door with all her might.

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  • To anyone who looks at the field of Borodino without thinking of how the battle was actually fought, this position, protected by the river Kolocha, presents itself as obvious for an army whose object was to prevent an enemy from advancing along the Smolensk road to Moscow.

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  • (Yes, I know that statement should earn the "Screamingly Obvious Statement of the Year Award," but bear with me.)

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  • Though there was no advantage in sending Friant's division instead of Claparede's, and even an obvious inconvenience and delay in stopping Claparede and sending Friant now, the order was carried out exactly.

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  • To her imaginative and inexperienced mind, it was obvious that he was doing their homework.

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  • "It's obvious he's not going to address the issue," Betsy grumbled as we spent our Saturday climbing nearby Mount Monadnock.

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  • When Dean first introduced himself, the young lady continued with her engaging smile until it became obvious she had no idea what he was saying—even after he sputtered the half-dozen words of Spanish he knew.

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  • Men of business, even farmers, thought only of solitude and employment, and of the great distance at which I dwelt from something or other; and though they said that they loved a ramble in the woods occasionally, it was obvious that they did not.

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  • Her intent was obvious, but Cynthia decided to play dumb.

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  • But as time progressed, his obvious reluctance to propose marriage presented a far more difficult problem.

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  • As she approached the barn, it was obvious that the door had been torn off its hinges.

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  • Her stammering made it obvious she'd taken at least some of the calls.

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  • This is particularly distinct to one standing on the middle of the pond in winter, just after a light snow has fallen, appearing as a clear undulating white line, unobscured by weeds and twigs, and very obvious a quarter of a mile off in many places where in summer it is hardly distinguishable close at hand.

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  • He did not even remember how formerly, on the strength of similar wretched logical arguments, it had seemed obvious that he would be degrading himself if he now, after the lessons he had had in life, allowed himself to believe in the possibility of being useful and in the possibility of happiness or love.

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  • As often happens when someone we have trusted is no longer before our eyes, it suddenly seemed quite clear and obvious to him that the sergeant was an impostor, that he had lied, and that the whole Russian attack would be ruined by the absence of those two regiments, which he would lead away heaven only knew where.

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  • At first she though exhaustion might be the cause, but when he started working longer hours, it was obvious that wasn't the case.

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  • "And have you brought little Nicholas?" he asked in the same slow, quiet manner and with an obvious effort to remember.

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  • One of the most obvious and advantageous departures from the so-called laws of war is the action of scattered groups against men pressed together in a mass.

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  • The higher the human intellect rises in the discovery of these purposes, the more obvious it becomes, that the ultimate purpose is beyond our comprehension.

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  • It was equally obvious that the group was uniform in their ability to poke fun at one another as well as an unsuspecting visitor.

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  • "Katie," Ully hissed, as if they were kids hiding under the porch and not in the obvious line of sight of everyone in the room.

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  • It was equally obvious that the group was uniform in their ability to poke fun at one another as well as an unsuspecting visitor.

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  • Langeron's objections were valid but it was obvious that their chief aim was to show General Weyrother--who had read his dispositions with as much self-confidence as if he were addressing school children--that he had to do, not with fools, but with men who could teach him something in military matters.

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  • As she entered the kitchen, it was obvious he had made coffee and eaten a bowl of dry cereal.

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  • But then, that was obvious.

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  • Need he make it so obvious?

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  • Was it so obvious?

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  • Good, he could explain why he wasn't available today, though it should be obvious.

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  • Is it that obvious?

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  • Make it messy and obvious.

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  • Effie announced with obvious pride.

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  • It was obvious Donald, and to a lesser extent Dean, would enjoy steeper, longer and more challenging runs.

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  • It was obvious she was petrified to venture anywhere near the edge.

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  • It was obvious he'd heard them.

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  • He too was troubled to distraction by Shipton's presence, enough to pass up such an obvious chance to pull Fred's leg.

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  • That Edgar Poe guy wrote a story about the obvious being overlooked.

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  • Dean couldn't help raising his eyebrows at the obvious lie but when he looked at her tear-stained face, he felt compassion.

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  • Dean pointed out the obvious reasons he was suspected of cutting the rope.

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  • Putting aside her obvious mental problems, Dean guessed she still possessed the ability to try and kill her husband.

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  • The obvious answer was to protect that person.

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  • Weller looked as if the answer should have been obvious.

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  • They both knew the other obvious answer.

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  • It was obvious he was composing; staff paper littered the piano, and he held a pencil between his teeth.

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  • Then how do you keep from being obvious to humans?

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  • He didn't leave a single detail out, hoping she would understand how obvious it was that she would not hurt him.

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  • That's obvious by the way he acts about the goats.

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  • Alex was an obvious six-year-old with two missing front teeth.

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  • Even from a distance it was obvious that his calculation was accurate.

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  • By the end of the meal, it was obvious that they had hit it off well together.

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  • One thing became obvious.

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  • It was obvious he was used to running things, but his help often became an attempt to take over the barn.

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  • As the days passed, it was obvious that Alex had fallen back into Katie's good graces.

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  • As she vaulted over the fence, the cause of Brutus's excitement became obvious.

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  • Alex raised his brows in obvious surprise.

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  • Brown eyes with long white lashes stared at Carmen with obvious curiosity.

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  • I'm afraid there aren't many people willing to look beyond the obvious in this circumstance.

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  • Mine is the most obvious choice.

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  • She accepted his report, not without obvious sadness but with business-like decorum and no sign of tears.

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  • How about considering the obvious?

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  • Gently laying Cynthia on his bed, he tried to revive her but it was obvious she would be in the land of dreams for quite some time.

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  • It was obvious that Cynthia was still feeling terrible.

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  • They searched the entire house, all the obvious places like the trash cans and counter tops, but found neither the letter nor the envelope.

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  • It became obvious early on that Dean wouldn't reach his des­tination by 7:00 and in fact the sun was beginning to set when he finally pulled into the crowded parking lot of The Sea Mist restau­rant.

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  • "I'm not sure most of the answers aren't obvious," Dean said in a level voice.

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  • That's obvious by the fact that she gave it up so easily.

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  • That was an obvious question.

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  • Beauty is obvious, but beyond that, I'd say innocence.

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  • It was obvious he had something on his mind.

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  • Alex worked hard all day, but it was obvious that he enjoyed it.

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  • The answer was obvious.

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  • Since the day they met, one thing had been obvious to her.

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  • It started out as a question, but the answer was obvious – so obvious that he didn't respond.

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  • They talked for over an hour, Mums gracefully avoiding the obvious.

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  • They invited Carmen to join, but it was obvious that their skills were far better and she would only hold them back.

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  • It was obvious that she already had enough on her plate.

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  • Her gaze brushed past him and rested on Aaron, who was eyeing the bison with obvious concern.

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  • Still, it was obvious to her that Alex didn't like Rob.

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  • Hopefully, it was obvious only to her.

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  • Reverting to jeans and T-shirt for working was an obvious change, but the change inside gave her a peace she had forgotten existed.

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  • At that point it was obvious that this was no longer play.

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  • His interest was obvious, so he merely smiled.

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  • Was it that obvious?

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  • Brush grew close to the drive, but it was obvious that someone had mown a swath down either side of the drive not long ago.

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  • But no - if his intentions were ill willed, he would hardly have expressed his interest to an obvious town gossip.

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  • The obvious cause of his hesitation was disinterest.

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  • At least he was considerate enough not to comment on her obvious interest in his physique.

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  • If it hadn't been for the obvious humor in his eyes, she would have sworn he was serious.

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  • It was obvious he was concerned she would be lost in the wilderness.

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  • As hard as she was laughing, squirming away would have been impossible, even if she had possessed the strength - and it was obvious she didn't.

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  • It's so obvious why this is the number one show right now.

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  • He didn't scare her the way Jonny did, and she wasn't certain why, beyond the obvious that he healed her.

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  • Or maybe she was right, and he was avoiding the obvious, because he couldn't quite handle the thought of being vulnerable to anyone.

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  • "It's kinda obvious, Ashley," Brandon said.

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  • "I'd believe you, if Sofi hadn't told me to look beyond the obvious with you," Damian continued.

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  • Apart from the atomic theory there is no obvious reason why this should be so.

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  • Here again, apart from this theory, there is no obvious reason why the composition of different substances should be related in so simple a way.

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  • The application of this is obvious.

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  • It is obvious that the aerial particles are illuminated not only by the direct solar rays, but also by light dispersed from other parts of the atmosphere and from the earth's surface.

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  • The first is most obvious in the scenes of quiet description and emotion in whose presentation he particularly excels.

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  • The obvious remedy is to make all measures on opposite sides of the fixed web before reversing in position-angle - a precaution, however, which no careful observer would neglect.

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  • The consecrated wafer shared by Lohengrin and the swan on their voyage is one of the more obvious means taken by the poet to give the tale the character of an allegory of the .relations between Christ, the Church and the human soul.

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  • On small greens play, for obvious reasons, generally takes place from each ditch.

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  • It is obvious that the points game demands an ideally perfect green.

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  • But the tale is not contemporary, and is an obvious copy of the story told of Jacques de Molay, grand-master of the Temple, and Philippe Le Bel.

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  • In fact, the four quarters of the moon supply an obvious division of the month; and, wherever new moon and full moon are religious occasions, we get in the most natural way a sacred cycle of fourteen or 1 See, further, E.

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  • For it is obvious that if each 7th day during the year was observed as above, it would, like our Sunday or a Jewish Sabbath, fall on a different day of the month in different months.

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  • On account of this, it has been suggested that in a forgotten past the Sakai were themselves the fashioners of the stone implements, and certain it is that all tools which have no representatives among the stone kelts are known to the Sakai by obvious corruptions of their Malayan names.

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  • The narrower term "orchestration" is applied to the instrumentation of orchestral music. Since the most obvious differences of timbre are in those of various instruments, the art which blends and contrasts timbre is most easily discussed as the treatment of instruments; but we must use this term with philosophic breadth and allow it to include voices.

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  • From the shape and position of the phagocytic organs it is obvious that they form admirable strainers through which the fluid of the body-cavity filters (figs.

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  • These methods are used in exceptional cases, but present the obvious difficulty of giving FIG.

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  • It is obvious that this apparatus might be used either as a transmitter or as a receiver, but that the effects must under ordinary circumstances be in either case extremely feeble.

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  • But when Conrad died, the electors chose his nephew Frederick, surnamed Barbarossa, who united the rival honors of Welf and Waiblingen, to succeed him; and it was soon obvious that the empire had a master powerful Fmder!ck of brain and firm of will.

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  • There was also the danger that Austria might join the allies first and Piedmont be, left isolated; but there were also strong arguments on the other side, for while the Radical party saw no obvious reason why Piedmont should fight other peoples battles, and therefore opposed the alliance, there was the risk that Austria might join the al]iance together with Piedmont, which would have constituted a disastrous situation.

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  • When he was made cognizant of the charges against Catherine Howard, his duty to communicate them to the king was obvious, though painful.

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  • Mill boldly affirmed that there might be remote realms in space where 2+2 did not make 4 but some different total, even empiricists may hestitate to concur; and yet Mill's assertion is at least the most obvious empiricist reading of the situation.

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  • He takes the line of separating the things of God from those of Caesar, and defends the traditional Protestant theology with obvious sincerity.

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  • an opening to the exterior S From a comparison of the two embryological types there can be no doubt on two points; first, that the pneumatophore and the protocodon are strictly homologous, and, therefore if the nectocalyx is comparable to the umbrella of a medusa, as seems obvious, the pneumatophore must be so too; secondly, that the coenosarcal axis arises from the ex-umbrella of the medusa and cannot be compared to a manubrium, but is strictly comparable to the " bud-spike " of a Narcomedusan.

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  • Taking into account existing animals and plants alone, it became obvious that they fell into groups which were more or less sharply separated from one another; and, moreover, that even See the " Historical Sketch " prefixed to the last edition of the Origin of Species.

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  • Such modified conditions have been termed apocentric. It is obvious that the mere apocentricity of a character can be no guide to the affinities of its possessor.

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  • It is well known that Darwin was deeply impressed by differences in flora and fauna, which seemed to be functions of locality, and not the result of obvious dissimilarities of environment.

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  • In its simplest form, this phrase implies such an obvious fact as that whatever be the future development of, say, existing cockroaches, it will be on lines determined by the present structure of these creatures.

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  • The full implications of the group of ideas require, and are likely to receive, much attention in the immediate future of biological investigation, but it is enough at present to point out that until the more obvious lines of inquiry have been opened out much more fully, we cannot be in a position to guess at the existence of a residuum, for which such a metaphysical conception as bathmism would serve even as a convenient disguise for ignorance.

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  • Cuvier's term in its wide extension, however, passed into general use; but, as the anatomy of the different forms became more fully known, the difficulty of including them under the common designation made itself increasingly obvious.

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  • The term Cryptogam is archaic, implying a hidden method of reproduction as compared with the obvious method represented by the flower of the Phanerogam; with the aid of a good microscope it is, however, easier to follow the process of fertilization.

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  • The internal tissues, either consisting of obvious hyphae or of pseudoparenchyma, may also serve as a storehouse of plastic food substances.

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  • Leaf-gaps are formed in essentially the same way as in the ferns, but when in the case of a plurifascicular trace the bundles are distributed at intervals round the cylinder it is obvious that several gaps must be formed as the different bundles leave the stele.

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  • Annuiar vessel, superficially obvious order through & I,~iterceiiuIar canal, the conjunctive tissue of the stele, 1.

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  • This however, may be due to irregularity of division and displacement of the cells by irregular tensions destroying the obvious layerec arrangement.

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  • In these the stele becomes obvious in transverse section at about the same level as that at which the first leaf-traces are developed.

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  • Where a large-celled pith is developed this often becomes obvious very early, and in some cases it appears to have separate initials situated below those of the hollow vascular cylinder.

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  • The separation of layers in the apical meristem of the root is usually very much more obvious than in that of the stem.

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  • When we consider, however, the great variability in those surroundings and the consequent changes a plant must encounter, it appears obvious that interaction ~nd adjustment between the plant and its environment must be constant and well balanced.

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  • For instance, a Fungus epidemic is impossible unless the climatic conditions are such as to favor the dispersal and germination of the spores; and when plants are killed off owi~ig to the supersaturation of the soil with water, it is by no means obvious whether the excess of water and dissolved materials, or the exclusion of oxygen from the root-hairs, or the lowering of the temperature, or the accumulation of foul products of decomposition should be put into the foreground.

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  • The dissemination of plant parasites is favored by many circumstances not always obvious, whence an air of mystery regarding epidemics was easily created in earlier times.

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  • We may often distinguish between primary symptoms and secondary or subordinate symptoms, but for the purposes of classification in an article of this scope we shall only attempt to group the various cases under the more obvious signs of disease exhibited.

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  • It is clear that in these cases the obvious symptomthe fluxis not the primary one.

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  • NecrosisA number of diseases the obvious symptoms of which are the local drying up and death of tissues, in many cases with secondary results on organs or parts of organs, may be brought together under this heading.

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  • arsh plants and land plants; and it seems equally obvious that F

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  • In endeavouring to trace the causation of adaptation, it is obvious that it must be due quite as much to properties inherent in the plant as to the action of external conditions; the plant must possess adaptive capacity.

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  • They endeavoured to define aspects of vegetation in which the forms exhibited an obvious adaptation to their climatic surroundings.

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  • The cause of such agreement is, according to Grisebach, shrouded in the deepest obscurity, but it finds its obvious and complete explanation in the descent from a common ancestor which he would unhesitatingly reject.

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  • This was accompanied by a vegetative organization of which there is no obvious foreshadowing.

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  • Water is another obvious means of transport.

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  • In the attempt that has been made to map out the land surface of the earth, probable community of origin has been relied upon more than the possession of obvious characters.

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  • Towards the end of 1700 the need for the act was obvious, if the country was to be saved from civil war.

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  • The reasons are obvious.

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  • Some method of subdivision is necessary, and the simplest and most obvious is that which breaks the whole into two great parts, the ante-Nicene and the post-Nicene.

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  • At all stages of religious development, however, and more especially in the case of the more primitive types of cult, prayer as thus understood occurs together with, and shades off into, other varieties of observance that bear obvious marks of belonging to the same family.

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  • Now the analogy between this change and the change from the Roman patriciate to the later Roman nobilitas is obvious.

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  • Such obvious features as the number of segments in the foot and the shape of the feeler were used by the early entomologists for distinguishing the great groups of beetles.

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  • These were the obvious channels of Russian colonization.

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  • For a large number of those who use a railway, competition in its more obvious forms does not and cannot exist.

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  • 27 the words " from Kemosh " stood after " great wrath " in the original document, as the phraseology seems bald without them, and the motives for their suppression are obvious.

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  • It is obvious from numerous passages that these prophetic gilds recognized the superior position and leadership of Samuel, or of any other distinguished prophet such as Elijah or Elisha.

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  • xvii.-xxvi.) is the most obvious product of that influence.

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  • of State Pap. England and Spain, Venetian and Foreign (1558-1559), p. 5 2 5 (an account full of obvious errors); Cotton MSS.

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  • To apply these discoveries to the malaria of man was an obvious step. In working out the details the Italian school have again taken a prominent part.

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  • Power by its very nature belongs to no one man but to a multitude of men; and the reason is obvious, since all men are born equal.

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  • length of reigns), and the difficulty felt in regard to the second and third is obvious in the attempts of the Jewish historian Josephus to provide a compromise.

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  • (b) Some fluctuation is obvious in the number, dates and extent of the deportations.

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  • So Haggai sees in Zerubbabel the representative of the 5 There is an obvious effort to preserve the continuity of tradition (a) in Ezra ii.

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  • A common ground for Judaism and Samaritanism is obvious, and it is in this obscure age that it is to be sought.

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  • the history of the northern monarchy), it is obvious that, apart from indigenous Judaean tradition, the southern groups which were ultimately enrolled in Judah would possess their own stock of oral and written lore.

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  • 70), it will be seen that the recurrence of similar causes leads to a similarity in the contemporary literary productions (with a reshaping of earlier tradition), the precise date of which depends upon delicate points of detail and not upon the apparently obvious historical elements.

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  • Some of the Puritans, but by no means all, wore the hair closely cropped round the head, and there was thus an obvious contrast between them and the men of fashion with their long ringlets.

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  • If his reason for taking refuge in Ishbaal's capital Mahanaim is not obvious, it is even more remarkable that he should have been received kindly by the Ammonites whom he had previously decimated.

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  • That the revolt of Sheba is in an impossible position is obvious.

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  • In the genital segments of Eudrilus the nephridia are present, but the funnels have not been found though they are obvious in other segments.

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  • The purely hereditary principle was of comparatively late growth, the outcome of obvious convenience, exalted under the influence of various forces into a religious or quasi-religious dogma.

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  • England's commercial relations with Charles V.'s subjects in the Netherlands put war with the emperor almost out of the question; and cool observers thought that England's obvious policy was to stand by while the two rivals enfeebled each other, and then make her own profit out of their weakness.

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  • The latter, besides its more obvious advantages, speedily freed large tracts of country from stagnant water and their inhabitants from ague, and prepared the way for the underground draining which soon after began to be practised.

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  • It seems obvious that the lighter and poorer soils would benefit more than the heavier or richer soils by the extended growth of leguminous crops.

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  • It is obvious from what he says that his inner life became very different after he threw off his father's authority.

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  • This obvious condition of scientific inquiry is very far from being completely realized even at the present time.

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  • But if the economist, while studying one side of man's activities, must also cultivate all other branches of human learning, it is obvious that no substantial progress can be made.

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  • It is at once obvious that we are dealing not with an abstract scheme of regulation in a hypothetical world, but with an act of parliament nominally in force for two hundred and fifty years, and applicable to a great variety of trades whose organization and history can be ascertained.

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  • In most cases the interpretation of the facts is far from obvious, and we have to try several hypotheses before we reach one which will bear the strain of a critical examination in the light of further evidence.

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  • It is obvious that no inquiry into commercial policy, or into such social questions as the housing of the poor, can be effective unless this deficiency is remedied.

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  • Other enemies and rivals also joined in the attack, and for some time Firdousi's position was very precarious, though his pre-eminent talents and obvious fitness for the work prevented him from losing his post.

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  • It is clear that, if we start from the condition of full eversion of the tube and watch the process of introversion, we shall find that the pleurecbolic variety is introverted by the apex of the tube sinking inwards; it may be called acrembolic, whilst conversely the acrecbolic tubes are pleurembolic. Further, it is obvious enough that the process either of introversion or of eversion of the tube may be arrested at any point, by the development of fibres connecting the wall of the introverted tube with the wall of the body, or with an axial structure such as the oesophagus; on the other hand, the range of movement of the tubular introvert may be unlimited or complete.

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  • To us, indeed, his conception of the universe, like that of Philo, seems a strange medley, and one may be at a loss to conceive how he could bring together such heterogeneous elements; but there is no reason to doubt that the harmony of all the essential parts of his system was obvious enough to himself.

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  • On a lower level as regards credibility stands the Memorial de SainteHelene, compiled by Las Cases from Napoleon's conversations with the obvious aim of creating a Napoleonic legend.

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  • Its obligations to other contemporary arts are many and obvious, especially in its later stages; but every borrowed form and motive undergoes an essential modification at the hands of the Aegean craftsman, and the product is stamped with a new character.

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  • It is obvious that the final moral ideal is not realized in any body of civic institutions actually existing, but the same analysis which demonstrates this deficiency points out the direction which a true development will take.

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  • Even apart from the impossibility of conceiving a whole of relations which are relations and nothing else (this objection is perhaps largely verbal), no explanation is given of the fact (obvious in experience) that the spiritual entities of which the Universe is composed appear material.

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  • It is obvious that the hatching of the young as a larva necessitates h After Heymons, Zeit.

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  • The most novel feature, and one the importance of which most ornithologists of the present day are fully prepared to admit, is the separation of the class A y es into two great divisions, which from one of the most obvious distinctions they present were called by its author Carinatae' and Ratitae, 2 according as the sternum possesses a keel (crista in the phraseology of many anatomists) or not.

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  • It is obvious that both these investigators had the genius for recognizing and interpreting the value of characters; but their labours do not seem to have met with much encouragement; and a general arrangement of the class laid by Blyth before the Zoological Society at this time 1 does not appear in its publications.

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  • But again Muller made his third " tribe " Picarii also to contain the Tyrannidae, of which mention has just been made, though it is so obvious as now to be generally admitted that they have no very intimate relationship to the other families with which they are there associated.

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  • Thus in 1198 the chapter of Paris suppressed its more obvious indecencies; in 1210 Pope Innocent III.

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  • The rapid formation of this land empire, and the obvious intention to expand, called the attention not only of Italy but of Europe to this power which seemed destined to become supreme in north Italy, and eventually led to the league of Cambrai for the dismemberment of Venice.

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  • in a season with no obvious special features favouring the pest.

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  • Taking Syria as the strip limited by the sea, the edge of the Hamad, the Taurus and the Sinaitic desert, we have a remarkably homogeneous geographical area with very obvious natural boundaries; but these, for various reasons, have proved very Scale, 1:7.soo.000

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  • In many cases it is obvious that the political antipathy of the natives to the Arabs has found expression in the formation of such sects.

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  • Two layers are specially obvious in its walls - the inner layer bordering the lumen being composed of smaller ciliated cells, the outer thicker one containing numerous granular cells and having a more glandular character.

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  • Such is Koheleth's view of life, and it is obvious that such a conception of an aimless cosmos is thoroughly non-Jewish, if we may judge Jewish thought by the great body of the extant literature.

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