Occurrence Sentence Examples

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  • In some tropical stations, at certain seasons of the year, thunder is almost a daily occurrence.

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  • Certain acid fermentations are of common occurrence.

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  • When mushrooms are gathered for sale by persons unacquainted with the different species mistakes are of frequent occurrence.

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  • As Hestia had her home in the prytaneum, special temples dedicated to her are of rare occurrence.

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  • With reference to their chemical physiology, the gelatinization of the cell-wall, which is so marked a feature, is doubtless attributable to the occurrence along with cellulose of pectic compounds.

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  • The occurrence of characteristic algae at different levels constituting the zones to which reference has already been made, is probably in part an expression of the fact that different species vary in the capacity to resist desiccation from exposure.

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  • Some Siphonales (Codium) give rise to proteid crystalloids, and they are of constant occurrence among Florideae.

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  • One of the most interesting features of the Scottish development of the Permian system is the occurrence of intercalated bands of contemporaneously erupted volcanic rocks in the Carron, Nithsdale and Ayrshire.

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  • The Lower Oolite is distinguished by the occurrence in it of some coal-seams, one of which, 31 ft.

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  • Co-operation of the two factors appears to supply a causal theory of the occurrence of evolution; the suggestion of their co-operation and the comparison of the possible results with the actual achievements of breeders in producing varieties were the features of Charles Darwin's theoretical work which made it a new beginning in the science of biology, and which reduced to insignificance all earlier work on the theory of evolution.

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  • So long as we confine our attention to one or two individuals, we fail to detect any order in the occurrence of variations; but when we examine large numbers we find that it is possible to arrange them in an orderly series, which can be easily and simply described.

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  • The analogy possibly may be extended to such cases as the occurrence of flora or fauna with alpine characters on the summits of mountains separated by broad zones of tropical climate.

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  • It is plain that whilst the existence of variation can be demon strated and the occurrence of evolution established by induction and deduction, the part played by selection must remain largely theoretical.

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  • Divorce was an easy matter, and of frequent occurrence; but, as a rule, a divorced wife would not marry again without the consent of her former husband.

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  • In some islands human sacrifices were of frequent occurrence; in others they were offered only on very rare and exceptional occasions, when the demand was made by the priests for something specially valuable.

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  • The prevalence of elephantiasis and the occurrence of leprosy, for instance, in Hawaii, would seem to point at least in some places to a racial taint, due perhaps to the unbridled licentiousness of past generations.

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  • As soon as the news of his banishment spread through the city, the astonishment of the people was quickly exchanged for a spirit of irresistible fury, which was increased by the occurrence of an earthquake.

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  • The occurrence of anchovies in the English Channel has been carefully studied at the laboratory of the Marine Biological Association at Plymouth.

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  • It is noteworthy that a molar from the Tertiary of India has been referred to Agriochoerus, a determination which if correct probably indicates the occurrence of Oreodonts in the unknown Tertiary deposits of Central Asia.

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  • This island is composed of micro-granite with riebeckite, of great interest on account of the rare occurrence of this type in Britain.

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  • The German portion of the peninsula is generally similar to that of western Jutland, the main difference lying in the occurrence of islands (the North Frisian) off the west coast in place of sand-bars and lagoons.

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  • Erratic blocks are of frequent occurrence in south Jutland.

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  • The largest occurrence of natural soda hitherto known is that in 'Owen's Lake and other salt lakes situated in eastern California.

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  • The Upper Trias has been definitely identified by the occurrence of Halobia and other fossils; while in the higher beds of the series marine forms belonging to the middle and upper Jurassic have been found.

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  • Among themselves the Afghans are quarrelsome, intriguing and distrustful; estrangements and affrays are of constant occurrence; the traveller conceals and misrepresents the time and direction of his journey.

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  • The history of the Afghan countries under the Mongols is obscure; but that regime must have left its mark upon the country, if we judge from the occurrence of frequent Mongol names of places, and even of Mongol expressions adopted into familiar language.

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  • It is not unlikely that such changes have in past time occurred; and if so an explanation is afforded of the occurrence of allied forms of freshwater dolphins (Platanista) and of many other animals in the two rivers and in the Brahmaputra.

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  • One of the most interesting facts in the history of the Gondwana series is the occurrence near the base (in the Talchir group) of large striated boulders in a fine mud or silt, the boulders in one place resting upon rock (of Vindhyan age) which is also striated.

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  • Over the greater part of this region rain is of rare occurrence; and not infrequently more than a year passes without a drop falling on the parched surface.

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  • The Philippines, politically speaking, and the Philippines, zoologically speaking, are not identical areas; Balabac, Palawan and the Calamianes being characterized by the occurrence of numerous Bornean forms which are conspicuously absect from the remaining islands.

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  • Other discoveries include a few new squirrels and bats, and the occurrence of a lemur (Nycticebus tardigradus) in Tawi Tawi.

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  • The occurrence of change, either periodic or irregular, in the colour of individual stars, has been suspected by many observers; but such a colour-variability is necessarily very difficult to establish.

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  • Gaol deliveries were of rare occurrence, even when tardy trial ended in acquittal release was delayed until illegal charges in the way of fees had been satisfied.

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  • The first contains cases of the occurrence of the quality under investigation, colour, e.g., or heat, in varying combinations.

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  • The chief geological formations of Buru are crystalline slate near the north coast, and more to the south Mesozoic sandstone and chalk, deposits of rare occurrence in the archipelago.

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  • The Latin term " tractatus," and its derivatives, though of occasional occurrence in this sense from the 13th century onwards, only began to be commonly so employed, in lieu of the older technical terms " conventio publica," or " foedus," from the end of the r7th century.

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  • Individuals reproduce unexpectedly the traits of earlier ancestors, and ethnologists and criminologists frequently explain by "atavism" the occurrence of degenerate species of man; but the whole subject is complicated by other possible explanations of such phenomena, included in the scientific study of normal "variation."

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  • It is true that these fossils are not invariably present in every occurrence of Cambrian strata, but this fact notwithstanding, the threefold division holds with sufficient constancy.

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  • The common occurrence of red strata has been cited in support of this view.

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  • In 1438-1439 the plague was in Germany, and its occurrence at Basel was described by Aeneas Sylvius, afterwards Pope Pius II.

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  • In Paris about this time plague was an everyday occurrence, of which some were less afraid than of a headache (Borgarucci).

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  • The sudden reversal of that long process is therefore a very remarkable occurrence.

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  • The first case is the singular occurrence of three deaths at Vienna in October 1898.

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  • The next occurrence of special interest is the appearance of plague in Portugal in 1899, after an absence of more than 200 years.

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  • Flexner and C. Hunter Stewart, pointing out that the evidence, so far from showing that Mr Haffkine's laboratory was to blame, made it clear to those acquainted with bacteriological work that it could have had nothing to do with the occurrence.

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  • Returning to the court of Uzbeg, at Sarai on the Volga, he crossed the steppes to Khwarizm and Bokhara; thence through Khorasan and Kabul, and over the Hindu Kush (to which he gives that name, its first occurrence).

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  • These examples will show that mere statistics of the occurrence of words prove little, and that we must begin by looking to the subject and character of each poem.

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  • He is the first to introduce the name of Attila, and dates the occurrence 453.

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  • As a rule this disease is due to a lack of tannin (hence its more frequent occurrence in white wines).

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  • Confirmation of this is afforded by the occurrence in the mountains of Java of a pariah-like dog which has reverted to an almost completely wild condition; and likewise by the fact that the old voyagers met with dogs more or less similar to the dingo in New Guinea, New Zealand and the Solomon and certain other of the smaller Pacific islands.

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  • The flamens were held to be elected for life, but they might be compelled to resign office for neglect of duty, or on the occurrence of some ill-omened event (such as the cap falling off the head) during the performance of their rites.

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  • Basic copper phosphates are of frequent occurrence in the mineral kingdom.

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  • Copper carbonates are of wide occurrence in the mineral kingdom, and constitute the valuable ores malachite and azurite.

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  • It is not meant that for three centuries the dirge-writers had nothing else to sing of; much less, that they sang of the fall of Jerusalem (presupposed by our book) before its occurrence.

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  • An unfortunate occurrence soon after the close of the revolution brought strained relations for a short period between the governments of the United States and Chile.

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  • A massacre of Persians at Kerbela might have seriously complicated the dispute, but, after a first burst of indignation and call for vengeance, an expression of the regret of the Ottoman government was accepted as a sufficient apology for the occurrence.

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  • Crime was rampant, highwaymen terrorized the roads, footpads infested the streets, burglaries were of constant occurrence, river thieves on the Thames committed depredations wholesale.

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  • In later times, the lectisternium became of constant (even daily) occurrence, and was celebrated in the different temples.

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  • Steps were taken to prevent the occurrence of any further conflicts, and an agreement defining the frontier was signed in January .1895.

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  • The pain is generally localized, but may come to extend beyond the immediate area of its first occurrence.

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  • It might be mistaken for pleurisy or some inflammatory affection of the lungs; but the absence of any chest symptoms, its occurrence independently of the acts of respiration, and other considerations well establish the distinction.

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  • They may be propagated by seed (though owing to the rare occurrence of fruit, this method is seldom applicable), by division and by cuttings.

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  • The element is a constituent of many mineral sulphides, some of which are of sufficiently frequent occurrence to rank as ores of silver.

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  • The occurrence of Ordovician rocks was first established by Dun at Tomingley, 33 m.

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  • An occurrence of Upper Cretaceous beds occurs in the coastal district at Nimbin on the Richmond river.

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  • Besides the nauplius and the zoea there are many other types of Crustacean larvae, distinguished by special names, though, as their occurrence is restricted within the limits of the smaller systematic groups, they are of less general interest.

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  • The duties of a coroner are limited to the holding of inquiries into cases of death from causes suspected to be other than natural, and to a few miscellaneous duties of comparatively rare occurrence, such as the holding of inquiries relating to treasure trove, and acting instead of the sheriff on inquiries under the Lands Clauses Act, &c., when that officer is interested and thereby disabled from holding such inquiries.

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  • In July grass fires are of common occurrence, and frequently sweep over a great expanse of country.

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  • Storms of extreme violence, accompanied by torrential rain, and in rare instances by hailstones, are of not uncommon occurrence.

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  • The state of involuntary trance, sometimes mistaken for death, is a similar occurrence.

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  • The occurrence of the words "Achademia Leonardi Vinci" on certain engravings, done after his drawings, of geometric "knots" or puzzle-patterns (things for which we have already learned his partiality), helped to give currency to this impression not only in Italy but in the North, where the same engravings were copied by Albrecht Diirer.

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  • The epoch was characterized by cold wet climate, by the supposed existence of Man of the Olom type, that is, nearly as dolichocephalous as the Neanderthal type, but with superciliary ridges flat, and frontal bones high, and by the occurrence of the musk-ox, the horse, the cave-bear, Rhinoceros tichorhinus and the mammoth.

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  • The frequent occurrence of more than two pollen-sacs and the equally common occurrence of additional ovules have been regarded by some authors as evidence in favour of the view that ancestral types normally possessed a greater number of these organs than are usually found in the recent species.

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  • A point of anatomical interest is the occurrence in the vascular bundles of the cotyledons, scale-leaves, and elsewhere of a few centripetally developed tracheids, which give to the xylem-strands a mesarch structure such as characterizes the foliar bundles of cycads.

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  • From an evolutionary point of view, it is of interest to note the occurrence of filicinean and cycadean characters in the maidenhair tree.

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  • A raucaria Bidwillii, the occurrence of small foliage-leaves, which have functioned as bud-scales, at intervals on the shoots affords a measure of seasonal growth.

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  • The occurrence of long and short shoots is a characteristic feature of many conifers.

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  • The long linear leaves of some species of Podocarpus, in which the lamina is traversed by a single vein, recall the pinnae of Cycas; the branches of some Dacrydiums and other forms closely resemble those of lycopods; these superficial resemblances, both between different genera of conifers and between conifers and other plants, coupled with the usual occurrence of fossil coniferous twigs without cones attached to them, render the determination of extinct types a very unsatisfactory and frequently an impossible task.

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  • The occurrence of buds in the axils of carpellary scales may, however, simply mean that buds, which are (C and D after Worsdell.) FIG.

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  • A striking feature in the roots of several genera, excluding the Abietineae, is the occurrence of thick and somewhat irregular bands ofthickening on the cell-walls of the cortical layer next to the endodermis.

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  • The presence of hypodermal fibres is another feature worthy of note, but the occurrence of these elements is too closely connected with external conditions to be of much systematic value.

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  • The occurrence of short tracheids in close proximity to the veins is a characteristic of coniferous leaves; these elements assume two distinct forms - (I) the short isodiametric tracheids (transfusion-tracheids) closely associated with the veins; (2) longer tracheids extending across the mesophyll at right angles to the veins, and no doubt functioning as representatives of lateral veins.

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  • It has been suggested that transfusion-tracheids represent, in part at least, the centripetal xylem, which forms a distinctive feature of cycadean leaf-bundles; these short tracheids form conspicuous groups laterally attached to the veins in Cunninghamia, abundantly represented in a similar position in the leaves of Sequoia, and scattered through the so-called pericycle in Pinus, Picea, &c. It is of interest to note the occurrence of precisely similar elements in the mesophyll of Lepidodendron leaves.

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  • One of the bestknown anatomical characteristics of the genus is the occurrence of numerous spindle-shaped or branched fibres with enormouslythickened walls studded with crystals of calcium oxalate.

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  • It is the commonest of minerals, and is met with in a great variety of forms and with very diverse modes of occurrence.

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  • Numerous other faces have been observed on crystals of quartz, but they are of rare occurrence.

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  • Faces of prisms other than m are also small and of exceptional occurrence.

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  • The idea of providing a university and free local schools as parts of a public school system occurs in the constitution of 1820 (and in the Acts of Congress that prepared the way for statehood), and the occurrence is noteworthy; but the real beginnings of the system scarcely go back further than 1850.

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  • The ancient Bohemian chronicler Cosmas of Prague gives a very picturesque account of this semi-mythical occurrence.

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  • If the spot spectrum is compared with that of the chromosphere it appears that the lines of most frequent occurrence in the latter are those least affected in the spot, and the high level chromospheric lines not at all; the natural interpretation is that the spot is below the chromosphere.

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  • Of course we are unable to say whether such a region is an actuality in the sun, on the earth it is an exception and transient, but the greater the dimensions of the body the more probable is its occurrence.

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  • Portions of his correspondence have been printed at various times, and inedited letters from him are of frequent occurrence in public libraries.

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  • To one in his position this thought would be so very natural, that we need not hesitate to accept the fact of its occurrence as related in the oldest records.

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  • Pasteur that the occurrence of abiogenesis in the microscopic world was disproved as much as its occurrence in the macroscopic world.

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  • This is not an infrequent occurrence, and arises from the tendency on the part of manufacturers to make balances so extremely sensitive that they are on the verge of in - stability.

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  • Ordinary sulphuric acid, H 2 SO 4, may be prepared by dissolving sulphur trioxide in water, a reaction accompanied by a great evolution of heat; by the gradual oxidation of an aqueous solution of sulphur dioxide, a fact which probably explains the frequent occurrence of sulphuric acid in the natural waters rising in volcanic districts; or by deflagrating a mixture of sulphur and nitre in large glass bells or jars, absorbing the vapours in water and concentrating the solution.

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  • If any prime occurs more than once, it is usual to write the number of times of occurrence as an index; thus 144=2X2X2X2X3X3=24 32.

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  • Being accidental in their occurrence, they belonged to the auguria oblativa, and their interpretation was not a matter for the augurs, unless occurring in the course of some public transaction, in which case they formed a divine veto against it.

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  • The existence of paired caeca was previously known in a few armadillos and anteaters, but Dr Mitchell has shown that they are common in these groups, while he has also recorded their occurrence in the hyrax and the manati.

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  • The occurrence of one aberrant group (Solenodon) in the West Indies is, however, noteworthy.

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  • It is, however, important to mention that an extinct South American insectivore, Necrolestes, has been referred to the family last mentioned; and even if this reference should not be confirmed in the future, the occurrence of a representative of the order in Patagonia is a fact of considerable importance in distribution.

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  • In addition to the occurrence of their fossil remains almost throughout the world, the former wide range of the tapirs is attested by the fact of their living representatives being confined to such widely sundered areas as Malaysia and tropical America.

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  • The seasonal changes in the distribution of the bank-waters in different parts of the coast are too complex to be briefly explained; their relations to the times of occurrence of various fisheries of the region present many remarkable features, which have been investigated in recent years by the Swedish Commission.

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  • The older view was that it was a fertile segment of the leaf; and though its ventral position presents a difficulty, this must be regarded as a possible explanation; the occasional occurrence of sporangia on the lamina in Botrychium has been regarded as supporting it.

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  • Shipwrecks were of common occurrence, and occasionally the number of disasters was appalling.

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  • Crystals of arsenic belong to the rhombohedral system, and have a perfect cleavage parallel to the basal plane; natural crystals are, however, of rare occurrence, and are usually acicular in habit.

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  • The general occurrence of jasper-bearing rocks is of interest, as these are always present in the ancient pressure-altered sedimentary formations of America and Europe.

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  • Some unfossiliferous conglomerates, sandstones and dolomites in South Africa and on the west coast are considered to belong to the Cambrian, Ordovician and Silurian formations, but merely from their occurrence beneath strata yielding Devonian fossils.

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  • Now Fresnel's formulae were obtained by assuming that the incident, reflected and refracted vibrations are in the same or opposite phases at the interface of the media, and since there is no real factor that converts cos T into cos (T+p), he inferred that the occurrence of imaginary expressions for the coefficients of vibration denotes a change of phase other than 7r, this being represented by a change of sign.

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  • On the other hand, the appearance of the new moon earlier than was expected was regarded as an unfavourable omen - prognosticating in one case defeat, in another death among cattle, in a third bad crops - not necessarily because these events actually took place after such a phenomenon, but by an application of the general principle resting upon association of ideas whereby anything premature would suggest an unfavourable occurrence.

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  • There appears to be evidence that some species are occasionally or normally oviparous, and in the supposed oviparous species the oviduct opens at the end of a papilla called from its supposed function an ovipositor, but the oviparity has not yet been certainly proved as a normal occurrence.

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  • Naturally there are no great river-basins or extensive plains, but one of the features of the island is the frequent occurrence, not only along the coasts, but at various heights inland, of beautiful stretches of level ground often covered with the richest pastures.

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  • An elderly woman in a nearby farm house heard a car stop, an unusual occurrence in so remote an area.

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  • The front door bell chimed away the Dean's reverie, an unusual occurrence when no new lodgers were expected.

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  • She liked him even less after that occurrence and chose to hide in the conference room every day after that, unwilling to deal with him again.

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  • Arrested slumber was becoming a common occurrence in David Dean's bedroom.

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  • It is an every day occurrence now.

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  • Demonstrations of thousands of people, including many anarchists, against the vicious and violent reaction from the state became a regular occurrence.

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  • The first occurrence of such words in the text is marked by an asterisk (* ).

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  • Details are provided on bovine babesiosis and bovine anaplasmosis, including cause, occurrence and spread, clinical signs, treatment and control.

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  • A common occurrence in freeze injury is to observe an initial green-up of the annual bluegrass followed by a rapid death.

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  • We asked a premium bonds boffin to calculate the odds against such an occurrence.

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  • Just as any event has a buildup, a specific time of occurrence, then an aftermath, so it is with aspects.

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  • To search for any occurrence of teapot coffeepot enter " teapot coffeepot " .

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  • The Hawaiian coot was listed on October 13th 1970 (35 Federal Register 1607) Occurrence of Hawaiian Coot in the Hawaiian Islands.

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  • Apparently, it is a regular occurrence for children to set off the alarm, usually by activating the smoke detectors.

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  • This may go some way to explain the partial drift cover in the region and the widespread occurrence of rock cored drumlins.

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  • Further analysis will establish whether the polymorphic nature of these segmental duplications affects the occurrence of this disorder.

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  • The primary endpoint was a combined endpoint of the occurrence of either a non-fatal MI (including silent MI) or death from CHD.

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  • The Common Green Grasshopper is a strong flier which would explain its occurrence in Shoreham town.

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  • This shows that negative inmate behavior is a rare occurrence even in simulations using generalizations from organizational research.

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  • In early years, the commonest occurrence was the development of severe opportunistic infections with death a likely outcome.

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  • Hence, I am morally obligated to see to its occurrence.

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  • It allows people to regain weight in a controlled environment to minimize the occurrence of potentially life-threatening complications such as re-feeding syndrome.

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  • Caution Deleting one occurrence of a repeating event deletes all occurrences.

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  • Or replace just the third occurrence of a cell address in some cells ' formulas?

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  • There will be at least ten paintings for sale, which is a rare occurrence.

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  • Siege warfare, waged to win a castle or a walled town or city, was a frequent occurrence during the Middle Ages.

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  • My buggy was also annoyingly prone to breaking down, not an unusual occurrence by all reports.

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  • This is a regular occurrence in the life of an Afghan woman.

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  • Apparently the odds were in my favor that this was a freak occurrence and in all probability would never happen again.

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  • Both Susan and Val were obviously delighted but thought it was probably a one-off occurrence.

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  • The occurrence of this habitat type under such conditions is thought to reflect the highly oceanic climate of Cornwall.

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  • It is found that the occurrence of absorption pulsations is increased during episodes of high solar wind speed.

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  • It was hypothesized that occurrence of these symptoms would increase on stopping smoking would predict relapses to smoking.

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  • Occurrence, development, and losses associated with silver scurf and black dot on Colorado potatoes.

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  • The occurrence and distribution in the United Kingdom of antibodies to parainfluenza 3 and infectious bovine rhinotracheitis viruses in bovine sera.

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  • The opportunity to play sleuth is an amazingly frequent occurrence.

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  • However if urine stains are a common occurrence then one of the larger sizes will be more economical.

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  • Sadly we also have to repair damage caused by vandalism which is a regular occurrence.

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  • This view may receive some support from the occurrence of a dwarf form of the African elephant in the Congo; and if we regard the latter as a subspecies of Elephas africanus, it seems highly probable that a similar position will have to be assigned to the pigmy European fossil elephants.

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  • The alleged occurrence in the same beds of marsupials allied to the thylacine is based on remains now more generally regarded as referable to the creodont carnivores (see Creodonta).

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  • Nor has the continent, as a whole, in recent times been subjected to any violent earth tremors; though in 1873, to the north of Lake Amadeus, in central Australia, Ernest Giles records the occurrence of earthquake shocks violent enough to dislodge considerable rock masses.

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  • The occurrence of a large number of common roots proves them to be derived from one source, but the great variety of dialects - sometimes unintelligible between tribes separated by only a few miles - cannot be explained except by supposing a vast period to have elapsed since their first settlement.

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  • As early as January 1893 a conflict had occurred between the police and the populace, in which several men, women and children were killed, an occurrence used by the agitators further to inflame the populace.

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  • There is a further problem; whether monotheism is of very early occurrence.

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  • Under these circumstances, only one alternative was left for those who denied the occurrence of evolution; namely, the supposition that the characteristic animals and plants of each great province were created, as such, within the limits in which we find them.

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  • We may note the universal Li occurrence on the lower surface of the thallus of fixing ver and absorbing rhizoids in accordance with the terrestrial Worts.

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  • There is no evidence that carbon monoxide is ever produced, indeed there are strong reasons for disbelieving in its occurrence.

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  • The discovery of the widespread occurrence of this mycorhizal symbiosis must be neld to be one of the most important results of research upon the nutritive processes of plants during the closing decade of the 19th century.

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  • The processes of putrefaction may be alluded to as affording an instance of such a power in the vegetable organisms. At the same time it must be remembered that the secretion of enzymes by Bacteria is of widespread occurrence.

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  • In one sense, the accumulation of humus and peat is a biological factor, as it is related to the work of organisms in the soil; but the occurrence or otherwise of these organisms in the soil is probably related to definite edaphic and climatic conditions.

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  • It has since been shown by other observers that this double fertilization Occurs in many other Angiosperms, both Dicotyledons and Monocotyledons, so that it is probably of general occurrence throughout the group (see ANGIOSPERMS).

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  • The Notice of Accidents Act of 1884, which obliges employers of labour to report to the Board of Trade, when "there occurs in any employment " as defined by the schedule of the act, " any accident which causes to any person employed therein, either loss of life or such bodily injury as to prevent him on any one of the three working days next after the occurrence of the accident from being employed for five hours on his ordinary work," affects railways in course of construction, but not, as a rule, otherwise.

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  • It was probably his son or nephew (for the relationship is uncertain, the genealogies of the O'Neills being rendered obscure by the contemporaneous occurrence of the same name in different branches of the family) Hugh O'Neill, lord of Tyrone, who was styled "Head of the liberality and valour of the Irish."

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  • As a preliminary to the transit of Mercury in 1743, which he personally observed, he issued a map of the world showing the varied circumstances of its occurrence.

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  • She is the mother of Ur, the personified fire of hell, who in anger and pride made a violent onset on the world of light (compare the similar occurrence in the Manichaean mythology), but was mastered by Hibil and thrown in chains down to the "black water," and imprisoned within seven iron and seven golden walls.

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  • The occurrence in the hypermetamorphic Coleoptera (see supra) of a campodeiform preceding an eruciform stage in the life-history is most suggestive.

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  • If a tenant become bankrupt, his interest passes to his trustee in bankruptcy - unless, as is frequently the case, the lease makes the occurrence of that contingency determine the lease.

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  • A lease terminates (i.) by the expiration of its term or by advantage being taken by the party in whose favour it is stipulated, of a " break " in the term; (ii.) by the occurrence of an " irritancy " of ground of forfeiture, either conventional, or statutory, e.g.

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  • The first occurrence of the word is said to be in a treatise of Julius Firmicus, an astrological writer of the 4th century, but the prefix al there must be the addition of a later copyist.

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  • They contain, under the title Doctrine of Democritus, a fairly methodical treatise in ten books comprising the Argyropoeia and Chrysopoeia of the pseudo-Democritus, with many receipts for colouring metals, making artificial precious stones, effecting the diplosis or doubling of metals, &c. They give illustrations of the apparatus employed, and their close relationship to the Greek is attested by the frequent occurrence of Greek words and the fact that the 1 An alchemistical work bearing the name of Ostanes speaks of a divine water which cures all maladies - an early appearance of the universal panacea or elixir of life.

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  • We are now in a position to give an expanded definition of instinctive behaviour as comprising those complex groups of co-ordinated acts which, though they contribute to experience, are, on their first occurrence, not determined by individual experience; which are adaptive and tend to the well-being of the individual and the preservation of the race; which are due to the co-operation of external and internal stimuli; which are similarly performed by all members of the same more or less restricted group of animals; but which are subject to variation, and to subsequent modification under the guidance of individual experience.

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  • Drought is of common occurrence.

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  • A set of cardinal numbers have an order of magnitude, often called the order of the set because of its insistent obviousness to us; but, if they are the numbers drawn in a lottery, their time-order of occurrence in that drawing also ranges them in an order of some importance.

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  • The d modification is of the commonest occurrence, the other forms being only known as synthetic products; for this reason it is usually termed glucose, simply; alternative names are dextrose, grape sugar and diabetic sugar, in allusion to its right-handed optical rotation, its occurrence in large quantity in grapes, and in the urine of diabetic patients respectively.

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  • He further treated in a masterly manner of echoes and the mixture of sounds, and explained the phenomenon of grave harmonics as due to the occurrence of beats so rapid as to generate a musical note.

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  • Griesbach mentions the occurrence of some small bivalves in the shales of Greytown, but Anderson failed to find any fossils.

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  • That the amplitude of the secondary wave should vary as r1 was to be expected from considerations respecting energy; but the occurrence of the factor A1, and the acceleration of phase, have sometimes been regarded as mysterious.

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  • The occurrence of the factor (Xr)- 1, and the necessity of supposing the phase of the secondary wave accelerated by a quarter of an undulation, were first established by Archibald Smith, as the result of a comparison between the primary wave, supposed to pass on without resolution, and the integrated effect of all the secondary waves (§ 2).

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  • We may also consider here cases of sublimation wherein a solid vaporizes and the vapour condenses without the occurrence of the liquid phase.

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  • Vibracula are of less frequent occurrence than avicularia, with which they may coexist as in Scrupocellaria, where they occur on the backs of the unilaminar branches.

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  • The ' The curious but apparently well-attested fact of the occurrence in England, near Poole, in June 1851, of a male bird of this species (Zoologist, pp. 3601, 3654) has been overlooked by several writers who profess to mention all cases of a similar character.

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  • The inquiline habit (" cuckoo-parasitism "), when one species makes use of the labour of another by invading the nest and laying her eggs there, is of frequent occurrence among Hymenoptera; and in some cases the larva of the intruder is not content with taking the store of food provided, but attacks and devours the larva of the host.

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  • Distortion of the ocean surface may also arise from meteorological causes, and be periodic or unperiodic in its occurrence, but it does not amount to more than a few feet at the utmost.

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  • In compliance with this feeling a royal edict (January 18, 1409) was issued, by which, in alleged conformity with Paris usage, and with the original charter of the university, the Bohemian "nation" received three votes, while only one was allotted to the other three "nations" combined; whereupon all the foreigners, to the number of several thousands, almost immediately withdrew from Prague, an occurrence which led to the formation shortly afterwards of the university of Leipzig.

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  • A Bes-like mask was found by Petrie amongst remains of the twelfth dynasty, but the earliest occurrence of the god is in the temple of the queen Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahri (c. 1500 B.C.), where he is figured along with the hippopotamus goddess as present at the queen's birth.

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  • The recension (see Driver, Notes on the Hebrew Text of Me Books of Samuel, p. 52) is characterized by the substitution of synonyms for the words originally used by the Septuagint, and by the frequent occurrence of double renderings, but its chief claim to critical importance rests on the fact that " it embodies renderings not found in other MSS.

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  • It crystallizes in the cubic system, and well-developed crystals are of common occurrence; the usual form is the cube or the cubo-octahedron (fig.).

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  • The first is the occurrence of mimicry only in the female sex.

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  • Moissan has produced the diamond artificially, by allowing dissolved carbon to crystallize out at a high temperature and pressure from molten iron, coupled with the occurrence in meteoric iron, has led Sir William Crookes and others to conclude that the mineral may have been derived from deep-seated iron containing carbon in solution (see the article GEM, Artificial).

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  • On the other hand, the occurrence in meteoric stones, and the experiments mentioned above, show that the diamond may also crystallize from a basic magma, capable of yielding some of the metallic oxides and ferro-magnesian silicates; a magma, therefore, which is not devoid of oxygen.

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  • Finally, then, both experiment and the natural occurrence in rocks and meteorites suggest that diamond may crystallize not only from iron but also from a basic silicate magma, possibly from various rocks consisting of basic silicates.

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  • But very often refreshment is undoubtedly obtained from such narcotic sleep. It may be supposed that in the latter case the effect of the drug has been to ensure occurrence of that second predisposing factor mentioned above, of that withdrawal of sense impulses from the nerve centres that serves to usher in the state of sleep. In certain conditions it may be well worth while by means of narcotic drugs to close the portals of the senses for the sake of thus obtaining stillness in the chambers of the mind; their enforced quietude may induce a period in which natural rest and repair continue long after the initial unnatural arrest of vitality due to the drug itself has passed away.

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  • Halite may occur as a sublimate on lava, as at Vesuvius and some other volcanoes, where it is generally associated with potassium chloride; but its usual mode of occurrence is in bedded deposits, often lenticular, and sometimes of great thickness.

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  • The unexpected occurrence of these worms in pools and puddles, often in great numbers, has given rise to myths about showers of worms. They occasionally make their way into the human stomach with the drinking-water and are vomited; but this is a case of pseudo-parasitism - they are no true parasite of man.

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  • Amongst these, the most important is fever with increased protein metabolism, attended with disturbances of the circulatory and respiratory systems. Nervous symptoms, somnolence, coma, spasms, convulsions and paralysis are of common occurrence.

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  • Their occurrence within these zones follows statistically a uniform law (see Aurora).

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  • The southern or African province is distinguished chiefly by the abundance of plants which have their true home in North Africa (a fact explained hy the geologically recent land connexiun of Spain with that continent), but is also remarkable for the occurrence within it of numerous Eastern plants (natives of Syria and Asia Minor), and plants belonging to South Africa and the Canaries, as well as natives of tropical America which have become naturalized here (see Agriculture).

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  • But at noon the adjutant of the regiment came into Rostov's and Denisov's dugout with a grave and serious face and regretfully showed them a paper addressed to Major Denisov from the regimental commander in which inquiries were made about yesterday's occurrence.

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  • What produced this extraordinary occurrence?

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  • As the incidence of purpura haemorrhagica is very low, its occurrence cannot be ruled out completely.

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  • That 's a fairly rare occurrence in this business.

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  • The Code is aimed at pig farmers and provides a ' best practice ' guide to preventing the occurrence of salmonella in pig farms.

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  • These worms live in the small intestine of dogs Toxocara canis worms taken from one dog Breed Occurrence There are no specific breed predispositions.

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  • These worms live in the small intestine of cats Electron Microscope Image Breed Occurrence There are no specific breed predispositions.

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  • A great deal of controversy has arisen when there is the often occurrence of archeologists digging up grave sites and tearing apart sacred areas.

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  • Since the occurrence of BSE and vCJD, bovine thymus tissue should not be used in schools.

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  • I was wrong (a not uncommon occurrence).

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  • Feeling unsettled at university is a fairly common occurrence, and you have already begun to overcome the problem by facing up to it.

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  • We have used this unique data set to examine how occurrence rates of magnetic clouds vary with solar latitude and activity.

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  • Identical Twins - The random occurrence of an egg splitting in two after fertilization produces identical twins.

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  • According to the March of Dimes and the National Center for Health Statistics, the past 20 years has shown a dramatic increase in the occurrence of multiple births in the United States.

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  • In generations past, this occurrence was typically deemed a "crib death."

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  • Front straps with cotton backing-By providing comfort and added support, the cotton backing on these straps lessens the occurrence of over-stretching.

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  • You will most likely be forced to buy a refurbished iPod Mini since it will be a very rare occurrence to find one new.

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  • Make afternoon playtime a regular occurrence so your cat gets into a routine your can live with.

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  • Have you ever seen a cat born with two faces? it's a fairly rare occurrence, but it happens.

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  • Visit FTC.gov to file a complaint about the occurrence.

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  • If this occurs, take steps to report the occurrence.

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  • In the early part of the last century, divorce was not a common occurrence.

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  • Permanent spousal support is a rare occurrence.

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  • Over the last 30 years, the occurrence of category 4 and 5 hurricanes has nearly doubled.

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  • Air pollution comes from many sources, so there are many ways to reduce its occurrence.

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  • In the field of glamour work, retouching is a common occurrence.

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  • For some a jaunt to the nearest one is an everyday occurrence, often taking away its existence as gourmet.

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  • When you start to feel like you are losing your mind - a common occurrence during this time of year - take a break and do some quick stress relievers.

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  • It may seem strange, but facing down a robber (hopefully, a onetime occurrence) is much less stressful on the body than constantly having to cook dinner for a family of four (an everyday occurrence).

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  • When the nerve impulses send the signals to your brain, it is unable to tell the difference of an imagined or real situation or occurrence.

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  • While many high school students, regardless of the educational institution, find themselves in and out of the principal's office, Catholic high school girls in trouble are a pretty common occurrence.

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  • Coupons are another common occurrence with chain craft stores.

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  • While this may seem like a common occurrence among some celebrities, this is Mel Gibson, church goer and family man.

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  • While both singers and their representation maintained that it was a malfunction, many speculated that the occurrence of the reveal with the lyrics "gonna have you naked by the end of this song" was no coincidence.

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  • Children love to run outside in slipper socks if they get the chance, and these shoes will decrease the occurrence of damage.

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  • You sound protective of him and while that's not an entirely bad thing, you may not have taken him out into the world enough to accept the hustle and bustle as an everyday normal occurrence.

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  • A simple case of kennel cough will clear up on its own over time, provided that there is no occurrence of secondary infections.

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  • That situation seems to have been a one time occurrence.

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  • It is an extremely rare occurrence to walk into a band's rehearsal and see all the musicians reading along with tablature.

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  • Long-distance runners and athletes use them to reduce the occurrence of leg cramps and lessen the risk of injuries.

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  • An incident is an occurrence that doesn't rise to the level of an accident, but that either affects or could affect safety.

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  • Using this medium is a common occurrence in homes, libraries, schools and businesses worldwide.

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  • This is a very unusual occurrence, however.

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  • As perimenopause draws to an end, during the last couple of years symptoms may increase in occurrence and/or intensity.

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  • The doctor can help you determine if these are night terrors and if there is anything you can do to minimize their occurrence.

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  • Healthy habits include proper diet and exercise, both of which can help you sleep better, lessening the occurrence of snoring.

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  • Dreaming is a mysterious occurrence that continues to baffle researchers because it is fleeting.

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  • These metals are one hundred percent nickel free in order to prevent the occurrence of allergic reactions.

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  • Getting absorbed in a game is a common occurrence at any age.

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  • Often lactose intolerance is a natural occurrence that cannot be avoided.

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  • Nursemaid's elbow is a common occurrence in children from the ages of one to four or five.

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  • Bracing and immobilization is usually not required if this is the first occurrence of this condition.

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  • Osteoarthritis is a common occurrence in adults.

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  • Nearly one third (32%) of all adolescents are estimated to suffer from adjustment disorders during teenage years as opposed to a rate of occurrence of only 10 percent among adults.

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  • For example, for a child who has always had daycare or babysitters, having caregivers other than his or her mother is a normal occurrence, so having a caregiver is not likely to be terribly stressful.

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  • One of the primary measurements used in diagnosing adjustment disorder is the occurrence of the stress-causing event within the past three months.

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  • Since there is also no known way to prevent the occurrence of these stressors, prevention seems impossible.

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  • Grief reaction-The normal depression felt after a traumatic major life occurrence such as the loss of a loved one.

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  • Lying is considered by most child development specialists to be a natural developmental occurrence in childhood.

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  • Relaxation following attempts to suppress the occurrence of tics may result in an increased frequency of tics.

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  • This is frequently done after an occurrence of torsion, both to the torsed testis and the unaffected testis.

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  • The most common occurrence was that the supervising adult knew the child was in or near the water but was distracted long enough for the child to drown.

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  • While the placement and occurrence of freckles varies, most people who have freckles have them on obvious telltale areas that are prone to sun exposure, such as the face, arms, hands and the back.

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  • Along with this growth is the occurrence of identity theft among the social bookmarking users.

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  • Lt. General Edmund Gregory, Quartermaster General, noted that this was a common occurrence during peacetime, and that when the soldiers went back into battle the U.S. had to start by re-designing the uniform.

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  • The day started with Fred meeting Dean at the breakfast table, a most unusual occurrence.

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  • Alex and Gerald talked around and over the bobbing heads of children on their laps as if it were an everyday occurrence.

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  • They failed, however, in both attempts; and in the latter, owing to the darkness, and to the occurrence of a violent storm which suddenly swelled the torrents in the ravines, their force was thrown into inextricable confusion, and they were compelled to abandon their camp and make the best of their escape from the country.

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  • The investigations of Lord Rayleigh and Sir William Ramsay had shown that indifference to chemical reagents did not sufficiently characterize an unknown gas as nitrogen, and it became necessary to reinvestigate other cases of the occurrence of "nitrogen" in nature.

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  • It is also interesting to note that fossil remains indicate the former occurrence of thylacines and Tasmanian devils on the Australian mainland.

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  • The occurrence in the Santa Cruz beds of Patagonia of fossil marsupials allied to the living Caenolestes has been mentioned above.

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  • In addition to the cell types described, it is a very common occurrence in these bulky forms for rhizoid-like branches of the cells to grow out, mostly from the cells at the periphery of the medulla, and grow down between the cells, strengthening the whole tissue, as in the Rhodophyceae.

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  • The Fungi that have been discovered taking part in the union include Eurotium, Pythiam, Boletus, A garicus, Lactarias, Penscillium and many others of less frequent occurrence.

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  • His argument as to the narrowness of the sea between West Africa and East Asia, from the occurrence of elephants at both extremities, is difficult to understand, although it shows that he looked on the distribution of animals as a problem of geography.

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  • The method included a recognition of the causes and effects of phenomena as well as the mere fact of their occurrence, and for the first time the importance of the vertical relief of the land was fairly recognized.

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  • The iris is in most young birds at first brown or dull-coloured, but with maturity attains often very bright tints which add considerably to the charm of the bird; sexual dimorphism is in this respect of common occurrence.

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  • It is with a full knowledge of these difficulties in the way of investigation that they maintain that unmistakably genuine phenomena are of constant occurrence.

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  • The wings in nearly all species have a dappled or speckled appearance, owing to the occurrence of blotches on the front margin and to the arrangement of the scales covering the veins in alternating light and dark patches (Austen).

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  • Industrial relations with Egypt are also marked by the occurrence of a series of finds of pottery and other objects of Minoan fabric among the remains of the XVIIIth, XIIth and even earlier dynasties, while the same seafaring enterprise brought Egyptian fabrics to Crete from the times of the first Pharaohs.

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  • From such causes the physical conditions of a large part of Asia, and the history of its population, have been very greatly influenced by the occurrence of the mass of mountain above de Iiima- scribed, which includes the Himalaya and the whole tayan elevated area having true physical connexion with that boundary.

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  • Among the more remarkable phenomena of the hotter seas of Asia must be noticed the revolving storms or cyclones, which are of frequent occurrence in the hot months in the Indian Ocean and China Sea, in which last they are known under the name of typhoon.

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  • The occurrence of mammals of the Marsupial order in the Molucca Islands and Celebes, while none have been found in the adjacent islands of Java and Borneo, lying on the west of Wallace's line, or in the Indian region, shows that the margin of the Australian region has here been reached.

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  • The connexion with Africa is marked by the occurrence of many genera common to Africa and India, and confined to those two regions, and similarities of form are not uncommon there in cases in which the genera are not peculiar.

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  • It is therefore obviously much thicker than the clitellum in the limicolous forms. The position of the clitellum, which is universal in occurrence, varies much as does the number of component segments.

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  • The main distinction is the occurrence in the tissue of the fruit, or beneath the rind, of clusters of cells filled with hard woody deposit in the case of the pear, constituting the "grit," while in the apple no such formation of woody cells takes place.

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  • Isolated outbreaks are of common occurrence, and from the totals for Great Britain given in Table XXII.

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  • The occurrence of weevils - among the most specialized of the Coleoptera - in Triassic rocks shows us that this great order of metabolous insects had become differentiated into its leading families at the dawn of the Mesozoic era, and that we must go far back into the Palaeozoic for the origin of the Endopterygota.

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  • Barytes is of common occurrence in metalliferous veins, especially those which yield ores of lead and silver; some of the largest and most perfect crystals of colourless barytes were obtained from the lead mines near Dufton in Westmorland.

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  • These theories endeavour to discover the means by which the exceptional occurrence is brought about; but the explanation is merely hypothetical, and we are not helped in conceiving the mode of the divine activity in the working of miracles.

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  • Having discussed the possibility and necessity of miracles for the divine revelation, we must now consider i,whether there is sufficient historical evidence for their occurrence.

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  • The occurrence of commercially valuable petroleum is, however, comparatively limited, hitherto exploited deposits being confined to rocks younger than the Cambrian and older than the Quaternary, while the majority of developed oilfields have been discovered north of the equator.

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  • The main supplies have been obtained from strata unbroken and comparatively undisturbed, but the occurrence of anticlinal or terrace structure, however slightly marked or limited in extent, exerts a powerful influence on the creation of reservoirs of petroleum.

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  • The operation of drilling is frequently interrupted by the occurrence of an accident, which necessitates the use of fishing tools.

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  • Although petroleum wells in Russia have not the depth of many of those in the United States, the disturbed character of the strata, with consequent liability to caving, and the occurrence of hard concretions, render drilling a lengthy and expensive Drilling in operation.

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  • With respect to the sense organs of the Nemertines, we find that eyes are of rather constant occurrence, although many Heteronemertines living in the mud appear to be blind.

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  • This last occurrence ended his title of second consul; it was replaced by that of arch-chancellor of the Empire.

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  • The day of its dedication (August i) corresponded with the birthday of Claudius, which explains the frequent occurrence of Spes on the coins of that emperor.

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  • With one exception already alluded to, no dates are given, and events are not always taken up in the order of their occurrence.

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  • Changes of the first and second kind, according to our views of the constitution of molecules, are probably of very rare occurrence; in fact, chemical action appears almost always to involve the occurrence of both these kinds of change, for, as already pointed out, we must assume that the molecules of hydrogen, oxygen and several other elements are diatomic, or that they consist of two atoms. Indeed, it appears probable that with few exceptions the elements are all compounds of similar atoms united together by one or more units of affinity, according to their valencies.

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  • A new and energetic spirit was introduced by Scheele; among other discoveries this gifted experimenter isolated and characterized many organic acids, and proved the general occurrence of glycerin (Olsiiss) in all oils and fats.

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  • Intermolecular transformations-migrations of substituent groups from one carbon atom to anotherare of fairly common occurrence among oxy compounds at elevated temperatures.

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  • This is of constant occurrence in classical pianoforte music, in which thick chords are subjected to polyphonic laws only in their top and bottom notes, while the inner notes make a solid mass of sound in which numerous consecutive fifths and octaves are not only harmless but essential to the balance of tone.

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  • Whether we should deduce from its common occurrence in Babylonia the existence of an Elamite population there in early times, later displaced by the Sumerians, we do not know.

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  • Four instances have, however, been recorded of its occurrence on the British coasts, one on the coast of Norfolk in 1588, one in the Firth of Forth in 1648, one near Boston in Lincolnshire in 1800, while a fourth entangled itself among rocks in the Sound of Weesdale, Shetland, in September 1808.

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  • The occurrence was of course attributed to poison, although quite without foundation, being merely due to malaria, at that time very prevalent in Rome.

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  • In North America about thirty species and twice as many geographic races (subspecies) are known, and the occurrence of several distinct fossil forms shows that the genus has long been established.

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  • It was now essentially an animal den, the occasional visits of man being indicated by the rare occurrence of flintimplements.

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  • The palm branch, which is also of frequent occurrence, is not an indisputable mark of the last resting-place of a martyr, being found in connexion with epitaphs of persons dying natural deaths, or those prepared by persons in their lifetime, as well as in those of little children, and even of pagans.

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  • By the patient study of the behaviour of precocious young birds, such as chicks, pheasants, ducklings and moorhens, it can be readily ascertained that such modes of activity as running, swimming, diving, preening the down, scratching the ground, pecking at small objects, with the characteristic attitudes expressive of fear and anger, are so far instinctive as to be definite on their first occurrence - they do not require to be learnt.

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  • An important feature is the occurrence in some species (Ptychoderidae) of paired longitudinal pleural or lateral folds of the body which are mobile, and can be approximated at their free edges so as to close in the dorsal surface, embracing both the median dorsal nerve-tract and the branchial grooves with the gill-pores, so as to form a temporary peri-branchial and medullary tube, open behind where the folds cease.

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  • The development of Balanoglossus takes place according to two different schemes, known as direct and indirect, correlated with the occurrence in the group of two kinds of ova, large and small.

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  • For a comparative study of the occurrence of the ark in the various deluge myths, in the present edition, see Deluge; Cosmogony; Babylonia And Assyria.

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  • America its natural occurrence appears to be limited to west of the Andes, but the tree is abundant in Mexico, Guatemala and Nicaragua.

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  • The commercially valuable micas of Canada and Ceylon are mainly phlogopite (q.v.), which has a rather different mode of occurrence.

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  • The climate of Bankura is generally healthy, the cold season being bracing, the air wholesome and dry, and fogs of rare occurrence.

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  • The basin thus presents interesting problems. The existence of wide valleys where the small upper waters of the Cherwell, Evenlode and Coln now flow, the occurrence of waterborne deposits in their beds from the northwest of England and from Wales, and the fact that the Thames, like its lower southern tributaries which pierce the North Downs, has been able to maintain a deep valley through the chalk elevation at Goring, are considered to point to the former existence of a much larger river, in the system of which were included the upper waters of the present Severn, Dee and other rivers of the west.

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  • No purely astronomical enterprise was ever carried out on so Transits of P large a scale or at so great an expenditure of money and labour as was devoted to the observations of these transits, and for several years before their occurrence the astronomers of every leading nation were busy in discussing methods of observation and working out the multifarious details necessary to their successful application.

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  • The occurrence of such a series of Tertiary deposits appears to be unknown elsewhere.

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  • The genus Pelecanus as instituted by Linnaeus included the 1 This caution was not neglected by the prudent, even so long ago as Sir Thomas Browne's days; for he, recording the occurrence of a pelican in Norfolk, was careful to notice that about the same time one of the pelicans kept by the king (Charles II.) in St James's Park, had been lost.

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  • Hail storms are of frequent occurrence in the Carpathians.

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  • On the other land, the lateness of occurrence of any particular mathematical idea is usually closely correlated with its intrinsic difficulty.

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  • The occurrence of negative quantities does not, however, involve the conception of negative numbers.

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  • Thus the occurrence of blind animals in caves and in the deep sea was a fact which Darwin himself regarded as best explained by the atrophy of the organ of vision in successive generations through the absence of light and 1 Weismann, Vererbung, &c. (1886).

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  • The occurrence of sin 4 as a factor in (6) shows that the relative intensities of the primary light and of that diffracted in the direction B depend upon the condition of the former as regards polarization.

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  • Messrs Barnes and Baker were subsequently released, and in due course made their report on the occurrence.

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  • The citizens were so pleased at this unexpected occurrence that they willingly lent the king £¦000 in 1488, which he required for military preparations against France.

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  • In the article on Mineral Deposits the distribution and mode of occurrence of the useful minerals and ores are fully discussed.

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  • The fleet returned in April 1684, and a few months after, upon a vacancy occurring in the see of Bath and Wells, Ken, now Dr Ken, was appointed bishop. It is said that, upon the occurrence of the vacancy, Charles, mindful of the spirit he had shown at Winchester, exclaimed, "Where is the good little man that refused his lodging to poor Nell?"

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  • Jerablus was confidently identified with Carchemish (but without positive proof to this day), and the occurrence of Hamathite monuments there was held to confirm the Hittite theory.

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  • The occurrence of the broad tapeworm in man is often associated with anaemia of a most severe type.

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  • The suspicion of some earlier scholars that the Praefatio and the Versus might be a modern forgery is refuted by the occurrence of the word vitteas, which is the Old Saxon fittea, corresponding to the Old English fitt, which means a "canto" of a poem.