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  • Some of them asked odd questions.

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  • Odd place for a meeting.

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  • An odd ringing sound punctuated the rumbling storm.

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  • She was tough but expressive, a combination he found odd but promising.

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  • No, but there's nothing odd about a Tom cat wandering off for a few days.

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  • Dusty studied him, an odd look crossing his face.

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  • The odd request made him pause.

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  • The odd request made him pause.

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  • What an odd thing to say at a time like this, he thought.

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  • The odd scent was closer, and she found herself breathing in deeply to try to capture it.

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  • Will it seem odd if I ask?

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  • There were odd wooden houses, with carved wooden flowers in the front yards.

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  • "Can I ask you something?" she called through the door, an odd note in her voice that made him pause as he pulled on the other boot.

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  • It twisted its odd little face to look at her and sniffed at her arm with its small trunk.

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  • He gazed at her for a long moment, an odd gleam in his eye.

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  • Jule felt the creature's presence disappear and dwelled on the odd arrangement.

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  • Her brow furrowed at the odd sentiment.

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  • Her brow furrowed at the odd sentiment.

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  • "No," he said without hesitation, accustomed to Darian's odd questions.

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  • His phone dinged, and he pulled it out to see the odd text message.

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  • Her body was weak but working, and there were more of the odd sugar cubes beside her pillow.

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  • Her body was weak but working, and there were more of the odd sugar cubes beside her pillow.

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  • The words struck her as odd, but she had trouble concentrating when the men launched into a three-way battle.

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  • And in it were some odd little pictures, which he never grew tired of looking at.

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  • "Water," he said, an odd note in his voice.

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  • An odd look crossed her face.

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  • Odd, coming from my best assassin.

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  • She dipped everything she tried-- from meat to casseroles with odd textures-- in the clear broth.

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  • An odd scratching sound came from the kitchen, like Evelyn's cat scratching at the door after it returned from its morning prowl.

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  • She dipped everything she tried-- from meat to casseroles with odd textures-- in the clear broth.

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  • He gave her an odd look and started down the hall, waving for her to follow.

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  • An odd look crossed her face.

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  • As if noticing him for the first time, Darian stared at Bianca's brother, an odd look crossing his face.

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  • It was an odd mix that warned him she'd not yet accepted her place in his world.

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  • She had her odd gifts with her and sat at the battle planner.

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  • "Very, very good," he said, an odd glow in his eyes as he gazed at the place where the plate had been.

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  • And handing back the odd bits he turned and went out.

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  • "No," she said, crossing her arms at the odd question.

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  • Kiera shook her head, perplexed by their odd invitation to stay with them.

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  • She sat across from Evelyn, who continued to give her the odd look, and clasped her hands together hard to keep them from shaking as they took off.

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  • Just her little fangs and the odd presence she found subtle but which apparently had a staggering effect on men.

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  • Having spent enough time on the ship to understand the odd society, she knew better than to charge in and handle what he would consider his duty.

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  • Miriam smiled, yet displayed a faraway look that seemed odd to Jackson.

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  • Wynn was looking at her again, an odd light in his eyes.

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  • You ever find it odd you feel comfortable waking up to find me here?

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  • I thought it odd none were found, but they didn't find the pilot or anyone else from the crash either.

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  • She shivered at the odd connection, the heat and warmth.

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  • She shivered at the odd connection, the heat and warmth.

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  • The odd energy flowing between them held them both in silence for a long moment before he spoke.

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  • An odd sense entered her mind, dulling her senses.

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  • All she could think about was seeing, touching, kissing A'Ran and experiencing the odd energy that ran between them.

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  • Rhyn watched him, even more curious after the odd interaction.

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  • Anger awoke her from the odd spell he seemed to cast over her.

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  • Anger awoke her from the odd spell he seemed to cast over her.

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  • "Actually, he said no relationships with Naturals," Rainy said, giving him an odd look.

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  • He liked watching her despite her odd actions.

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  • The odd little man was the loyal ally A'Ran considered him!

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  • This was an odd way of proving something, for, as every one can readily see, it proved nothing.

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  • He was a member of Congress for many years, and was noted for his odd manners and strong self- will.

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  • Thanks to Jenner, Nelmes, Blossom, and Phipps (which sounds like a rather odd law firm), today we have the word "vaccine."

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  • And worse yet, he felt a strange shiver of discomfit at Cynthia's odd reaction to Jerome Shipton's death.

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  • There was something odd about sending out messages that didn't go through normal channels.

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  • There was something odd about sending out messages that didn't go through normal channels.

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  • "Shame," he whispered, an odd note in his voice.

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  • "Shame," he whispered, an odd note in his voice.

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  • She'd been asked that question more than once while out and didn't understand it, unless it was some sort of odd Southern greeting.

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  • The odd tension was between them again, and she wondered what it was about her abductor that made her blood burn, especially when he was so unapproachable.

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  • When the work was finished, the old fishing boat looked rather odd, with a paddle wheel on each side which dipped just a few inches into the water.

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  • This accounted for the odd answers.

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  • The surburban town is an odd mix of decay and gentrification in its current state.

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  • Odd noises, moving objects and lights turning on and off are said to plague the haunted building.

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  • "Well, yes, in a sense," the lieutenant said, an odd note in his voice.

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  • "Well, yes, in a sense," the lieutenant said, an odd note in his voice.

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  • I thought that was odd.

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  • The thought struck her as odd.

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  • Gabe, does it ever strike you as odd that Death hasn't found us?

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  • The odd sense of someone following – a sign she now knew was the phantom trailing them - returned.

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  • Even odd, I'd guess.

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  • Odd, I didn't think a god could be traded.

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  • If her mind wasn't so scattered, she'd have thought it odd he expressed none of the surprise she expected.

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  • "You have an odd way of thanking the man who saved your life," he stated in a low growl.

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  • Its covers were loose, the pages within protruding at odd angles.

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  • They were an odd assortment.

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  • "And you said …" There was an odd edge in Gerry's voice.

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  • An odd thought crossed her mind.

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  • Jonny entered, his odd energy crackling around him.

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  • The odd sense made her uncomfortable.

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  • At odd hours of lessons she picked up a smattering of Latin, music and natural science, but most days were holidays and spent in country rambles and games with village children.

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  • From certain indications in the latter and the evidence of some odd leaves discovered by David Laing, it has been concluded that there was an earlier Edinburgh edition, which has been ascribed to Thomas Davidson, printer, and dated c. 1540.

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  • This odd animal is provided with a bill or beak, which is not, like that of a bird, affixed to the skeleton, but is merely attached to the skin and muscles.

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  • There are also an orphans' home, supported by the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, and a Carnegie library.

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  • The leaf trace of any given leaf rarely consists of a single bundle only (unifascicular); the number of bundles of any given trace is always odd; they may either be situated all together before they leave the stele or they may be distributed at intervals round the stele.

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  • It is very odd that modern authors have considered this proclamation as inconsistent with the Zoroastrian creed.

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  • According to this view, it is necessary to assume that, in all unsaturated compounds, two, or some even number of affinities are disengaged; and also that all elements which combine with an even number of monad atoms cannot combine with an odd number, and vice versa, - in other words, that the number of units of affinity active in the case of any given element must be always either an even or an odd number, and that it cannot be at one time an even and at another an odd number.

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  • Again, when tungsten hexachloride is converted into vapour it is decomposed into chlorine and a pentachloride, having a normal vapour density, but as in the majority of its compounds tungsten acts as a hexad, we apparently must regard its pentachloride as a compound in which an odd number of free affinities are disengaged.

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  • Soc., 18 93, 6 3, p. 465) states, that the melting-point of any odd member of a homologous series is lower than the melting-point of the even member containing one carbon atom less.

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  • King makes out five pairs and an odd one, and individualizes their respective functions as follows: - Three pairs are lateral, having their members limited to the sides of the shell; one pair are transmedians, each member passing across the middle of the reverse side of the shell, while the odd muscle occupies the umbonal cavity.

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  • 1 On the other hand, according to the Neue Freie Presse, it would have increased the number of electors from some million odd to 2,600,000, and the number of votes to 4,000,000; incidentally it would have largely increased the working-class representation.

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  • The problem of finding the sum of r terms is aided by graphic representation, which shows that the terms may be taken in pairs, working from the outside to the middle; the two cases of an odd number of terms and an even number of terms may be treated separately at first, and then combined by the ordinary method, viz.

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  • we obtain I, 4, 9, � � � This suggests that, if u n is the sum of the first n odd numbers, then u n = n 2 .

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  • The binomial theorem may, for instance, be stated for (x+a)n alone; the formula for (x-a)" being obtained by writing it as {x+(-)a} n or Ix+(- a) } n, so that (x-a) n =x"- 1)xn-laF...+(-)rn(r)xn-rar+..., where + (-) r means - or + according as r is odd or even.

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  • The enumeration of orders above given will enable the reader to form some conception of the progress of knowledge relating to the lower forms of life during the fifty odd years which intervened between Linnaeus and Lamarck.

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  • If on the other hand the number of zones be odd, the effects conspire; and the illumination (proportional to the square of the amplitude) is four times as great as if there were no obstruction at all.

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  • By the aid of photography it is easy to prepare a plate, transparent where the zones of odd order fall, and opaque where those of even order fall.

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  • hen d =a the general formula becomes sin' Zm7r Bm: B = (3), showing that, when m is even, B m vanishes, and that, when m is odd, B m: B =1/m272.

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  • There will be destruction by interference of the first, third and odd spectra generally; while the advantage gained in the spectra of even order is not in dispersion, nor in resolving power, but simply in brilliancy, which is increased four times.

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  • But a very slight relative displacement will cause the apparition of the odd spectra.

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  • Mag., 1837, 10, p. 364) was that any ray which suffered in traversing the plate a retardation of an odd number of half wave-lengths would be extinguished, and that thus the spectrum would be seen interrupted by a number of dark bars.

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  • It is evident that the effect at the focal point is the obliteration of the first and other spectra of odd order, so that as regards the spectrum of the first order we may consider that the two beams interfere.

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  • The two thousand odd rifles which had been distributed among the Uitlanders were then given up. With regard to the inducements to this step urged upon the reform committee by the high commissioner, it is only necessary to say with reference to the first that the grievances never were considered, and with reference to the second it subsequently appeared that one of the conditions of the surrender of Jameson's force at Doornkop was that the lives of the men should be spared.

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  • This strain runs throughout many of the occasional poems, and is not wanting in odd passages in Dunbar's contemporaries; and it has the additional interest of showing a direct historical relationship with the work of later Scottish poets, and chiefly with that of Robert Burns.

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  • Hippocrates, influenced as is thought by the Pythagorean doctrines of number, taught that they were to be expected on days fixed by certain numerical rules, in some cases on odd, in others on even numbers - the celebrated doctrine of "critical days."

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  • It has large compound leaves composed of four or five pairs, with a terminal odd one, of short-stalked, oblong, blunt, leathery leaflets, and inconspicuous green flowers.

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  • Northfield has a public library and the Minnesota Odd Fellows' Widows and Orphans Asylum.

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  • It is odd that this irregular poem, with its copious and varied music, its splendid sweep of emotion, its unfailing richness of texture - this poem in which Tennyson rises to heights of human sympathy and intuition which he reached nowhere else, should have been received with bitter hostility, have been styled "the dead level of prose run mad," and have been reproved more absurdly still for its "rampant and rabid bloodthirstiness of soul."

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  • Corsicana is the seat of the Texas state orphan home and of an Odd Fellows widows' and orphans' home, and has a Carnegie library.

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  • It has come to be fully accepted that when we use such a phrase as "the age of the world" we are dealing with a period that must be measured not in thousands but in millions of years; and that to the age of man must be allotted a period some hundreds of times as great as the five thousand and odd years allowed by the old chronologists.

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  • No one was able to guess, even in the vaguest way, the exact interpretation of these odd characters; but, on the other hand, no one could doubt that they constituted a system of writing, and that the piles of inscribed tablets were veritable books.

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  • Halting just short of this analysis, the Assyrian ascribed syllabic values to the characters of his script, and hence, instead of finding twenty odd characters sufficient, he required about five hundred.

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  • The chief faults of the book are obscurity, verbal conceits and a forced ingenuity which shows itself in grotesque puns, odd metres and occasional want of taste.

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  • In practice it restored the former range of papal reservations, and extended the papal right of appointment to all benefices (except the higher offices in cathedrals and collegiate churches) which fell vacant during the odd months.

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  • It is remarkable as being contrary to Roman surveyors' practice, according to which the basis of division is the intersection at right angles of the cardo and decumanus, which would give an even (not an odd) number of smaller squares.

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  • This will be seen by taking the mid-ordinate as the ordinate for which x = o, and noticing that the odd powers of x introduce positive and negative terms which balance one another when the whole area is taken into account.

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  • There are two classes of cases, according as m is even or odd; it will be convenient to consider them first for those cases in which the data are the bounding ordinates of the strips.

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  • (ii) If m is odd, the given ordinates are uo, ...

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  • are odd numbers.

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  • All city elections are held in odd numbered years.

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  • The whole series forms the series of odd harmonics.

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  • By similar methods, a circular plate may be made to exhibit nodal lines dividing the surface by diametral lines into four or a greater, but always even, number of sectors, an odd number being incompatible with the general law of stationary waves that the parts of a body adjoining a nodal line on either side must always vibrate oppositely to each other.

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  • Except when called in special session by the governor it meets (at Helena) on the first Monday of January in odd numbered years only, and the length of its session is limited by the constitution to sixty days.

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  • There is a kind of anticipation of the scientific spirit in the careful zeal with which he picks up odd aspects of mankind and comments upon them as he places them in his museum.

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  • A realization that the continuation of independent and rival corporations retarded growth eventually led to a compromise by which the two were united as two wards of the same village in 1839, the autonomy of each being still recognized by an odd arrangement whereby each maintained practically independent management of its finances and affairs.

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  • to the south-east is Hundwil, a village of 1523 inhabitants, where the Landsgemeinde of Ausser Rhoden meets in the odd years (in other years at Trogen) on the last Sunday in April.

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  • The formula shows that except for numbers of the form (3n 2 n) the number of partitions without repetitions into an odd number of parts is equal to the number of partitions without repetitions into an even number of parts, whereas for the excepted numbers these numbers differ by unity.

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  • Dadaya macrops (Sars, 1901), from South America and Ceylon, has a very large eye and an eye-spot fully as large, but it is a very small creature, odd in its behaviour, moving by jumps at the very surface of the water.

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  • Jeffrey's own contributions, according to a list which has the sanction of his authority, numbered two hundred, all except six being written before his resignation of the editorship. Jeffrey wrote with great rapidity, at odd moments of leisure and with little special preparation.

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  • The Months Now Consisted Of Twenty Nine And Thirty Days Alternately, To Correspond With The Synodic Revolution Of The Moon, So That The Year Contained 354 Days; But A Day Was Added To Make The Number Odd, Which Was Considered More Fortunate, And The Year Therefore Consisted Of 355 Days.

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  • The first of the forms which contains three disposable constants did good service in the hands of their authors, but breaks down in important cases when odd powers of s have to be introduced in addition to the even powers.

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  • In the same preface is included (a) the famous problem known by Pappus's name, often enunciated thus: Having given a number of straight lines, to find the geometric locus of a point such that the lengths of the perpendiculars upon, or (more generally) the lines drawn from it obliquely at given inclinations to, the given lines satisfy the condition that the product of certain of them may bear a constant ratio to the product of the remaining ones; (Pappus does not express it in this form but by means of composition of ratios, saying that if the ratio is given which is compounded of the ratios of pairs - one of one set and one of another - of the lines so drawn, and of the ratio of the odd one, if any, to a given straight line, the point will lie on a curve given in position), (b) the theorems which were rediscovered by and named after Paul Guldin, but appear to have been discovered by Pappus himself.

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  • On the other hand, if local elections are held on the " off " or odd year, and there be no national or state candidates, the voter feels much more free to select only those candidates whom he considers best qualified for the various offices.

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  • He was the "odd man" of the Fourth Party, apparently content to fetch and carry for his colleagues, and was believed to have no definite ambitions of his own.

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  • Some odd lots of skins arrive designated simply as "sundries," so no classification is possible, and this will account for the absence of a few names of skins of which the imports are insignificant in quantity, or are received direct by the wholesale merchants.

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  • The enormous quantities of pieces admit of good selection and where odd colours prevail in a lining it is dyed.

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  • elective); (2) the statement that Solon invented sortition for the office is put as the basis of a comparison (89ev, ern ye ov) and, therefore, may fairly be regarded as a hypothesis; (3) there is no indication that the change made in 487 B.C. was a return to an obsolete method, and on the same argument it is odd that Solon's alleged system should not have been revived at the end of the Tyranny.

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  • There are nine pairs of shortly-stalked leaflets (foliola, pinnae), and an odd one at the extremity.

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  • The five hundred and odd Latin hexameters under the title De mirabilibus Pecci (L.W.

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  • One other posthumous production also (besides the tract on Heresy before mentioned) may be referred to this, if not, as Aubrey suggests, an earlier time - the two thousand and odd elagiac verses in which he gave his 1 The De medio animarum statu of Thomas White, a heterodox Catholic priest, who contested the natural immortality of the soul.

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  • Many of the original Indian plantations were established on hill-sides, after the example of known districts in China, where hill slopes and odd corners are commonly occupied with tea-plants.

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  • Of the 300 odd territorial sovereignties under the Holy Empire only 39 survived, and these were readjusted on the traditional principles of compensations, rectification of frontiers and balance of power.

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  • This was exactly the kind of effect that Mahomet desired, and to secure it he seems even to have invented a few odd vocables, as ghislin (lxix.

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  • ~ t is operation was performed in the head, only the result being written down, and to facilitate it tables were drawn up of the division of 2 by odd numbers.

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  • (a) Table of the divisions of 2 by odd numbers from 3 to 99 (e.g.

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  • An odd incident precipitated the result.

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  • To the outer world the canton of Appenzell is best known by its institution of Landsgemeinden, or primitive democratic assemblies held in the open air, in which every male citizen (not being disqualified) over twenty years of age must (under a money penalty) appear personally: each half-canton has such an assembly of its own, that of Inner Rhoden always meeting at Appenzell, and that of Ausser Rhoden in the odd years at Hundwil (near Herisau) and in the even years at Trogen.

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  • The hair is sometimes worn plaited (choti), usually an odd number of thin plaits made into one large one, falling down the back and fastened at the end with ribbons.

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  • For the negative of the operator which turns a line through a given angle in a given plane will in all cases produce the negative of the original result, which is not the result of the reverse operator, unless the angle involved be an odd multiple of a right angle.

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  • Thus, in place of his general tri-quaternion we might deal with products of an odd number of point-plane-scalars (of form, uq+wr) which are themselves point-plane-scalars; and products of an even number which are octonions; the quotient of two point-plane-scalars would be an octonion, of two octonions an octonion, of an octonion by a point-plane-scalar or the inverse a point-plane-scalar.

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  • Supposing all the wheels to be in outside gearing, then, as each elementary combination reverses the direction of rotation, and as the number of elementary combinations m 1 is one less than the number of axes rn it is evident that if m is odd the direction of rotation is preserved, and if even reversed.

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  • In the former class he places supernatural beings (including men with man y as well as ghosts and spirits), blood, new-born children with their mothers, and corpses; which list might be considerably extended, for instance, by the inclusion of natural portents, and animals and plants such as are strikingly odd, dangerous or useful.

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  • It is often inaccurate, and it abounds in farfetched conceits and odd and pedantic features.

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  • Jakob Wallenberg (1746-1778) described a voyage he took to the East Indies and China under the very odd title of Min son pei galejan (" My Son at the Galleys "), a work full of humour and originality.

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  • The other leading verse-writers were Karl Vilhelm Bottiger (1807-1878), the son-in-law and biographer of Tegner, who, in addition to his lyrical poetry, chiefly of the sentimental kind, wrote an admirable series of monographs on Swedish men of letters; Johan Borjesson (1790-1866), the last of the Phosphorists, author of various romantic dramas; Vilhelm August Detlof von Braun (1813-1860), a humorous lyrist; " Talis Qualis," whose real name was Karl Vilhelm August Strandberg (1818-1877); Oscar Patrick Sturzen-Becker (181'- 1869), better known as " Orvar Odd," a lyrical poet who was also the author of a series of amusing sketches of everyday life; and August Teodor Blanche (1811-1868), the popular dramatist.

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  • and the corresponding axes parallel, then by changing the signs of x x, y, the values x',17; x', y' must likewise change their sign, but retain their arithmetical values; this means that the series are restricted to odd powers of the unmarked variables.

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  • xxvi.) "the numerical orders of the image," are consequently only odd powers; the condition for the formation of an image of the mth order is that in the series for and the coefficients of the powers of the 3rd, 5th.

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  • In the case of a terminating simple continued fraction the number of partial quotients may be odd or even as we please by writing the I last partial quotient, a n as a n - I +1.

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  • The numerators and denominators of the successive convergents obey the law p n g n _ l - pn-1qn = (- O n, from which it follows at once that every convergent is in its lowest terms. The other principal properties of the convergents are The odd convergents form an increasing series of rational fractions continually approaching to the value of the whole continued fraction; the even convergents form a decreasing series having the same property.

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  • Every even convergent is greater than every odd convergent; every odd convergent is less than, and every even convergent greater than, any following convergent.

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  • If we suppose alb to be converted into a continued fraction and p/q to be the penultimate convergent, we have aq-bp= +1 or -1, according as the number of convergents is even or odd, which we can take them to be as we please.

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  • In the case of a recurring continued fraction which represents N, where N is an integer, if n is the number of partial quotients in the recurring cycle, and pnr/gnr the nr th convergent, then p 2 nr - Ng2nr = (- I) nr, whence, if n is odd, integral solutions of the indeterminate equation x 2 - Ny 2 = I (the so-called Pellian equation) can be found.

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  • Complete periodicity is only attained after the passage of a pair of drops; and thus the odd series of drops pursues one path, and the even series another.

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  • He had some odd dislikes, and could find nothing in Aristophanes, Cervantes, Shelley, Scott, Miss Austen, Dickens.

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  • Thus we have the odd position that noiimena, or the contents of the intelligible world, are just the things to which thought can never penetrate.

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  • To the odd terminology of Donne's poetic philosophy Dryden gave the name of "metaphysics," and Johnson, borrowing the suggestion, invented the title of the "metaphysical school" to describe, not Donne only, but all the amorous and philosophical poets who succeeded him, and who employed a similarly fantastic language, and who affected odd figurative inversions.

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  • Among the public institutions are two general hospitals - St Joseph's (Roman Catholic) and Good Samaritan (controlled by the Protestant churches of the city) - the Eastern Lunatic Asylum (1815, a state institution since 1824), with 250 acres of grounds; a state House of Reform for Girls and a state House of Reform for Boys (both at Greendale, a suburb); an orphan industrial school (for negroes); and two Widows' and Orphans' Homes, one established by the Odd Fellows of Kentucky and the other by the Knights of Pythias of the state.

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  • On the 30th of September 1693 Millington wrote to Pepys that he had been to look for Newton some time before, but that " he was out of town, and since," he says, " I have not seen him, till upon the 28th I met him at Huntingdon, where, upon his own accord, and before I had time to ask him any question, he told me that he had writt to you a very odd letter, at which he was much concerned; added, that it was in a distemper that much seized his head, and that kept him awake for above five nights together, which upon occasion he desired I would represent to you, and beg your pardon, he being very much ashamed he should be so rude to a person for whom he hath so great an honour.

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  • The multiples of 2 (including 1.2) are called even numbers; other numbers are odd numbers.

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  • There are a Masonic Temple and buildings of the Elks and Odd Fellows.

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  • It was an odd commentary on parliamentary government that a Liberal ministry should be in power, and that Irish members should be in prison; and early in 1882 Gladstone determined to liberate the prisoners on terms. The new policyrepresented by what was known as the Kilmainham Treatyled to the resignation of the viceroy, Lord Cowper, and of Forster, and the appointnient of Lord Spencer and Lord Frederick Cavendish as their successors.

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  • For real figures we have the general theorem that imaginary intersections, &c., present themselves in conjugate pairs; hence, in particular, that a curve of an even order is met by a line in an even number (which may be = o) of points; a curve of an odd order in an odd number of points, hence in one point at least; it will be seen further on that the theorem may be generalized in a remarkable manner.

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  • A circuit is met by any right line always in an even number, or always in an odd number, of points, and it is said to be an even circuit or an odd circuit accordingly; the right line is an odd circuit, the conic an even circuit.

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  • And we have then the theorem, two odd circuits intersect in an odd number of points; an odd and an even circuit, or two even circuits, in an even number of points.

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  • An even circuit not cutting itself divides the plane into two parts, the one called the internal part, incapable of containing any odd circuit, the other called the external part, capable of containing an odd circuit.

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  • A non-singular cubic is simplex, consisting of one odd circuit, or it is complex, consisting of one odd circuit and one even circuit.

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  • It may be added that there are on the odd circuit three inflections, but on the even circuit no inflection; it hence also appears that from any point of the odd circuit there can be drawn to the odd circuit two tangents, and to the even circuit (if any) two tangents, but that from a point of the even circuit there cannot be drawn (either to the odd or the even circuit) any real tangent; consequently, in a simplex curve the number of tangents from any point is two; but in a complex curve the number is four, or none, - f our if the point is on the odd circuit, none if it is on the even circuit.

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  • It at once appears from inspection of the figure of a non-singular cubic curve, which is the odd and which the even circuit.

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  • The singular kinds arise as before; in the crunodal and the cuspidal kinds the whole curve is an odd circuit, but in an acnodal kind the acnode must be regarded as an even circuit.

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  • The eight or ten who remain upon the farm are employed in doing odd jobs, such as overhauling machinery, or helping the carpenter and blacksmith, or looking after the horses.

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  • When it was accomplished, the little knot of able men who came to the front did much in preserving the records of the past, while Odd and Hallgrim exhibit the noblest impulses of their time.

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  • The Latin Lives of St Olaf, Odd's in Latin (c. 1175), compiled from original authorities, and the Legendary Life, by another monk whose name is lost, are of the medieval Latin school of Sa mund to which Gunn]aug belonged.

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  • The post-classical literature falls chiefly under three heads - religious, literary and scientific. Under the first comes foremost the noble translation of the New Testament by Odd Gottskalksson, son of the bishop of Holar.

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  • Odd afterwards translated the Psalms, and several devotional works of the day, Corvinus's Epistles, &c. He was made lawman of the north and west, and died from a fall in the Laxa in Kios, June 1556.

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  • Three years after his death the first press was set up"in Iceland by John Matthewson, at Breidabolstad, in Hunafloe, and a Gospel and Epistle Book, according to Odd's version, issued from it in 1562.

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  • In 1584 Bishop Gudbrand, who had brought over a splendid fount of type from Denmark in 1575 (which he completed with his own hands), printed a translation of the whole Bible at Holar, incorporating Odd's versions and some books (Proverbs and the Son of Sirach, 1580) translated by Bishop Gizar, but supplying most of the Old Testament himself.

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  • Arngrim Jonsson's Brevis Commentarius (1593), and Crymogaea (1609), were the first-fruits of this movement, of which Bishops Odd, Thorlak and Bryniulf (worthy parallels to Parker and Laud) were the wise and earnest supporters.

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  • we have = a, 'l' a, b a', b'I a, b, c =ab', c' -Farb" a' b', c' b", c" b, c a", b" cn a, b, c, d a', b', c', d' a", b", c", d" a'" b in c'" d,n,, so on, the terms being all + for a determinant of an odd ord er, but alternately + and - for a determinant of an even order.

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  • considering the primitive arrangement of the columns as positive, then an arrangement obtained therefrom by a single interchange (inversion, or derangement) of two columns is regarded as negative; and so in general an arrangement is positive or negative according as it is derived from the primitive arrangement by an even or an odd number of interchanges.

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  • 'This implies the theorem that a given arrangement can be derived from the primitive arrangement only by an odd number, or else only by an even number of interchanges, - a of which may be easily obtained from the theorem (in fact a particular case of the general one), an arrangement can be derived from itself only by an even number of interchanges.] And this being so, each product has the sign belonging to the corresponding arrangement of the columns; in particular, a determinant contains with the sign + the product of the elements in its dexter diagonal.

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  • Gabriel Cramer, in a note to his Analyse des lignes courbes algebriques (1750), gave the rule which establishes the sign of a product as plus or minus according as the number of displacements from the typical form has been even or odd.

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  • 39, 40), the odd petal (vexillum) st is superior, FIG.

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  • while the odd sepal is inferior.

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  • The legislature meets biennially, in odd numbered years, on the first Monday in January, and the length of the session is limited by a provision that the members shall be paid four dollars a day, besides an allowance for travelling expenses, not to exceed 75 days; whenever the governor calls an extra session they are not paid for more than 20 days.

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  • I thought that was odd.

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  • No, but there's nothing odd about a Tom cat wandering off for a few days.

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  • "No," he said without hesitation, accustomed to Darian's odd questions.

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  • As if noticing him for the first time, Darian stared at Bianca's brother, an odd look crossing his face.

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  • An odd ringing sound punctuated the rumbling storm.

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  • Jule felt the creature's presence disappear and dwelled on the odd arrangement.

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  • "Very, very good," he said, an odd glow in his eyes as he gazed at the place where the plate had been.

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  • "Actually, he said no relationships with Naturals," Rainy said, giving him an odd look.

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  • His phone dinged, and he pulled it out to see the odd text message.

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  • It was an odd mix that warned him she'd not yet accepted her place in his world.

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  • Dusty studied him, an odd look crossing his face.

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  • An odd sense entered her mind, dulling her senses.

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  • The odd scent was closer, and she found herself breathing in deeply to try to capture it.

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  • Wynn was looking at her again, an odd light in his eyes.

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  • Just her little fangs and the odd presence she found subtle but which apparently had a staggering effect on men.

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  • She'd been asked that question more than once while out and didn't understand it, unless it was some sort of odd Southern greeting.

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  • "Can I ask you something?" she called through the door, an odd note in her voice that made him pause as he pulled on the other boot.

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  • Odd place for a meeting.

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  • She took his hand but didn't look at him, the odd melancholy stirring his instincts once more.

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  • Odd, coming from my best assassin.

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  • Rhyn watched him, even more curious after the odd interaction.

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  • The name was black against a band the color of red wine, both intricate and bold, with odd characters etched into the edges of the band.

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  • He gave her an odd look and started down the hall, waving for her to follow.

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  • He gazed at her for a long moment, an odd gleam in his eye.

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  • "No," she said, crossing her arms at the odd question.

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  • The words struck her as odd, but she had trouble concentrating when the men launched into a three-way battle.

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  • You ever find it odd you feel comfortable waking up to find me here?

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  • Don.t you find it odd he was so quick to come on to you?

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  • Kiera shook her head, perplexed by their odd invitation to stay with them.

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  • They had six legs with little pads for feet instead of toes and claws, a delicate snout not quite the length of an anteater's lined with fine hairs and tiny teeth used to vacuum up mold, dust, and dirt that was its main food source, and an odd habit of climbing walls with hidden suckers in its padded feet.

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  • It twisted its odd little face to look at her and sniffed at her arm with its small trunk.

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  • Having spent enough time on the ship to understand the odd society, she knew better than to charge in and handle what he would consider his duty.

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  • The odd energy flowing between them held them both in silence for a long moment before he spoke.

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  • She forgot about the tarantula-cats and watched the meteor shower again, protected from the chill of evening by his body heat and the odd energy running between them.

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  • He liked watching her despite her odd actions.

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  • She was independent, an odd contrast given that she was far too delicate to defend herself if left to face the planet's dangers on her own.

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  • She had her odd gifts with her and sat at the battle planner.

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  • She was tough but expressive, a combination he found odd but promising.

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  • The odd tension was between them again, and she wondered what it was about her abductor that made her blood burn, especially when he was so unapproachable.

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  • Mansr's parting warning, that she must voluntarily accept her role and Anshan as her home, had struck him as odd, for why would she not when he honored her with the greatest honor ever bestowed upon a non-ruling Anshan?

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  • "Water," he said, an odd note in his voice.

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  • An odd scratching sound came from the kitchen, like Evelyn's cat scratching at the door after it returned from its morning prowl.

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  • The odd little man was the loyal ally A'Ran considered him!

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  • She sat across from Evelyn, who continued to give her the odd look, and clasped her hands together hard to keep them from shaking as they took off.

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  • All she could think about was seeing, touching, kissing A'Ran and experiencing the odd energy that ran between them.

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  • Dean motioned to the odd assortment of apparatus that surrounded the young man.

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  • And worse yet, he felt a strange shiver of discomfit at Cynthia's odd reaction to Jerome Shipton's death.

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  • What an odd thing to say at a time like this, he thought.

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  • Miriam smiled, yet displayed a faraway look that seemed odd to Jackson.

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