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of-a-kind Sentence Examples

  • They're one of a kind.

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  • Either way, the words were the product of a kind heart.

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  • Quarrels of a kind only too common among exiles followed; the Hungarians were especially offended by his claim still to be called governor.

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  • The scenery is fine, but wild and desolate in most parts, and of a kind that appeals rather to the northern genius than to the Italian, to whom, as a rule, Sardinia is not attractive.

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  • In the absence, however, of any relics of a kind which might lead to the identification of the ancient miners, their nationality and origin are matters which must continue to be mere questions of speculation and conjecture.

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  • Francis Bacon expressed his conviction that heat consists of a kind of motion or "brisk agitation" of the particles of matter.

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  • A complex apocentric modification of a kind which we cannot imagine to have been repeated independently, and which is to be designated as uniradial, frequently forms a new centre around which new diverging modifications are produced.

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  • in the case of Dionaea muscipula we find a two-lobed lamina, the two lobes being connected by a midrib, which can play the part of a kind of hinge.

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  • The standard of life of the ordinary well-to-do middle class in England, for example, includes not only food, clothing and shelter of a kind different in many respects from that of a similar class in other countries and of other classes in England, but a highly complicated mechanism, both public and private, for ministering to these primary needs, habits of social intercourse, educational and sanitary organization, recreative arrangements and many other elements.

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  • As regards the theory, it may be pointed out: (I) that the nature or cosmical miracles - feeding of the five thousand, stilling of the storm, withering of the fig-tree - are as wellattested as the miracles of healing; (2) that many of the diseases, the cure of which is reported, are of a kind with which moral therapeutics could not effect anything; 1 (3) that Christ's own insight regarding the power by which he wrought His works is directly challenged by this explanation, for He never failed to ascribe His power to the Father dwelling in Him.

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  • He was said to be the inventor of a kind of flying-machine, a wooden pigeon balanced by a weight suspended from a pulley, and set in motion by compressed air escaping from a valve.'

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  • After the promulgation of the reforms, the judicial duties of the Imperial Divan, which with other functions also exercised those of a kind of supreme court of appeal, were transferred to the Sheikh-ul-Islam.

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  • To overthrow the ecclesiastical hierarchy, to deprive the clergy of all their privileges, to reduce the pope to the rank of a kind of president of a Christian republic, which governs itself, or rather submits to the government of Caesar - such is the dream formed in 1324 by two masters of the university of Paris.

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  • "Fritillary" is also the name of a kind of butterfly.

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  • Jealous of the exclusive claims of the Roman Church, he procured a further condemnation at Rome of the "Association for the Promotion of the Unity of Christendom," which advocated prayers for the accomplishment of a kind of federal union between the Roman, Greek and Anglican Churches, and in a pastoral letter he insisted on the heretical assumption implied in such an undertaking.

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  • As no time had been fixed for this operation to cease, it amounted to an unlimited increase of a kind of currency that circulated at a nominal value much above its real value.

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  • The striking discovery was, in 1903, made by the same investigators that the spontaneous luminosity of radium gives a spectrum of a kind never before obtained without the aid of powerful excitation, electrical or thermal.

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  • of the calamities that were to come upon Jerusalem, no details occur of a kind to suggest that it had actually taken place.

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  • The constitution also provides for the formation of a kind of privy council (Staatsrat), consisting of the cabinet ministers and other members appointed by the king.

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  • The Specula Melitensis Encyclica (1638) gives an account of a kind of calculating machine of his invention.

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  • Gallala, to the south, is noted for the manufacture of a kind of white pottery, much prized..

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  • He was also the author of a kind of play - a mystery we may term it, and productions of this sort seem to have been common in Poland from a very early time - entitled Life of Joseph in Egypt.

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  • When a layman found himself in doubt, his duty was not to consult his conscience, but to take the advice of his confessor; while the confessor himself was bound to follow the rules laid down by the casuistical experts, who delivered themselves of a kind of "counsel's opinion" on all knotty points of practical morality.

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  • There is no doubt that the marriages of heathen times were often of a kind which could not be permitted after the adoption of Christianity.

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  • Here it had a great vogue, and under the influence of the innate Asiatic love of asceticism it tended to assume ale form of strange austerities, of a kind not found in Egyptian monachism in its best period.

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  • The ornamentation is of the conventionalized plant type: gold is freely used, and enamel, of a kind different from the Roman enamel used later in Germany, is applied to weapons and ornaments.

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  • Lessing, who as a youth of twenty came to Berlin in 1 749, composed enthusiastic odes in his honour, and Gleim, the Halberstadt poet, wrote of him as of a kind of demi-god.

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  • He attempted no subjects at all commensurate with those of his great woodcuts, but contented himself for the most part with Madonnas, single figures of scripture or of the saints, some nude mythologies of a kind wholly new in northern art and founded upon the impressions received in Italy, and groups, sometimes bordering on the satirical, of humble folk and peasants.

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  • The dull treatise of John of Ireland (q.v.) lays claim to originality of a kind.

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  • The stag, according to the same work, was taken by means of a kind of wooden trap (iroSoarpa(3n), which attached itself to the foot.

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  • But while the patrician disabilities were of a kind that had gained in importance with the lapse of centuries, these privileges, even if still retained, had become merely formal in the second half of the republican period.

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  • - Examinations may test (i.) knowledge, or, more exactly, the power of restating facts and arguments of a kind that may be learnt by rote; (ii.) the power i See E.

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  • On this basis Bradley developed a theory of the Absolute which, while not denying that it must be conceived of spiritually, insisted that its spirituality is of a kind that finds no analogy in our self-conscious experience.

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  • Swine are numerous but they are of a kind known in the United States as " razorbacks."

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  • It has been said by a trustworthy authority,' "We are convinced also that severe labour on public works is most beneficial in teaching criminals habits of industry and training them to such employments as digging, road-making and brick-making - work of a kind which cannot be carried on in separate confinement."

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  • Whereas, then, a particular judgment is a belief that some, a universal judgment is a belief that all, the individuals of a kind or total of similar individuals, are similarly determined, whether they are known or unknown individuals.

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  • Accordingly, though he regards logic as formal, its forms come into relation to objectivity in some sort even within the logical field itself, while when taken in the setting of his system as a whole, its formal character is not of a kind that ultimately excludes psychological and metaphysical reference, at least speculatively.

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  • From this principle arise problems of a kind which will be referred to in treating of Trains of Mechanism.

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  • The story of the Wooden Horse is not only unknown to the Iliad, but is of a kind which we can hardly imagine the poet of the Iliad admitting.

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  • But he was certainly not ignorant of what may be called a deductive method, and of a kind of hypothesis.

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  • The best rippler, or apparatus for separating the seed capsules from the branches, consists of a kind of comb having, set in a wooden frame, iron teeth made of round-rod iron i ths of an inch asunder at the bottom, and half an inch at the top, and 18 in.

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  • " the Good Mind " of Ahura Mazda; or the Bodhisattva Avalokitegvara, who vowed not to enter into final peace till every creature had received the saving truth; sometimes supreme, like Brahma, or Prajapati (" lord of creatures ") in the early Brahmanic theology; or Adi Buddha, or the Zervan Akarana, " boundless time," of a kind of Persian gnosticism; or the Oths whose worship appears among other syncretistic cults of the Roman empire.

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  • Rattlesnakes, owls and weasels are commonly found in the burrows; but their presence is no indication of the existence of a kind of "happy family" arrangement, the snakes, at any rate, preying on the young marmots.

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  • The remedy which Solon adopted was of a kind that we are accustomed to consider as purely modern.

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  • The hills consist of a kind of granite and of beds of red sandstone, the disintegration of which has given a darkcoloured ferruginous soil of moderate fertility.

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  • And though there was a complete remedy just coming into notice, in the Evangelical revival, it was not of a kind that commended itself to Butler, whose type of mind was opposed to everything that savoured of enthusiasm.

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  • In the older districts there is a countless variety of narrow gloomy streets, many of them steep. The houses are mostly five or six storeys high, are covered with stucco made of a kind of pozzolana which hardens by exposure, and have large balconies and flat roofs.

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  • But in the great Sala dell' Asse (or della Torre) abundant traces of Leonardo's own hand were found, in the shape of a decoration of intricate geometrical knot or plait work .combined with natural leafage; the abstract puzzle-pattern, of a kind in which Leonardo took peculiar pleasure, intermingling in cunning play and contrast with a pattern of living boughs and leaves exquisitely drawn in free and vital growth.

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  • More than one-third of the district lies under jungle, which yields gum, medicinal fruit and nuts, edible fruits, lac, honey and the blossoms of the mahuci tree (Bassia latifolia), which are eaten by the poorer classes, and used for the manufacture of a kind of spirit.

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  • But in higher Crustacea the cephalic " tagma " is extended, and more somites are added to the fusion, and their appendages adapted as jaws of a kind.

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  • In short, More's Platonism appears to be really as hedonistic as Hobbism; only the feeling to which it appeals as ultimate motive is of a kind that only a mind of exceptional moral refinement can habitually feel with the decisive intensity required.

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  • In April 1921, a special session of the Southern (Canton) Parliament elected him to be President of the Chinese Republic, his supporters declaring the Canton " Military Government " to be the only lawfully constituted government in the country; but the influence of these Cantonese " Constitutionalists " over the other southern provinces had then become almost insignificant, and the " Military Government," prohibited by the Foreign Powers from interfering with the revenues of the Maritime Customs, was confronted by financial problems of a kind which threatened not only its reforming activities but its continued existence.

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  • Rice of a kind not much appreciated in Persia, but much esteemed in Gilan and Russia, is largely cultivated and a quantity valued at about £120,000 was exported to Russia during 1904-1905.

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  • The cavity in the ground is represented by a pit of square or rectangular section lined with brick or stone of a kind not readily acted on by heat, about ]qor 2 ft.

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  • atrocity exhibition are disaster stories of a kind.

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  • Mr. Larkin has been credited with ability of a kind and with moving eloquence.

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  • Both these forms of production are of a kind not likely to excite local trade jealousy.

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  • The Little Purple bead Company LLC - Unique one of a kind handcrafted beaded jewelry!

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  • At the end of Word War I nationalism used to be of a kind that is today called patriotism.

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  • The prosecution of such inquiries is beginning to make unnecessary much ingenious speculation of a kind that was prominent from r880 to 'goo; much futile effort has been wasted in the endeavour to find on Darwinian principles special " selection-values " for phenomena the universality of which places them outside the possibility of having relations with the particular conditions of particular organisms. On the other hand, many of those who have been specially successful in grouping diverse phenomena under empirical generalizations have erred logically in posing their generalizations against such a vera causa as the preservation of favoured individuals and races.

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  • The Thomist compromise - or even the more sceptical view of "two truths " - has the merit of giving filling of a kind to the formula " supernatural revelation " - mysteries inaccessible to reason, beyond discovery and beyond comprehension.

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  • It was followed by the concession of additional privileges to the Christians of the island and of a kind of constitutional government and other reforms embodied in what is known as the " Organic Statute " of 1868.

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  • In the following year .another set of hints - of a kind so different that probably no one then living would have thought it possible that they should ever be brought in correlation with those of Nitzsch - are contained in a memoir on Fishes contributed to the tenth volume of the Annales du Museum d'histoire naturelle of Paris by Etienne Geoffroy St-Hilaire in 1807.1 Here we have it stated as a general truth (p. too) that young birds have the ' sternum formed of five separate pieces - one in the middle, being its keel, and two " annexes " on each side to which the ribs are .articulated - all, however, finally uniting to form the single " breast-bone."

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  • Recently, however, a well-known sugar maker in Germany has altered his battery in such manner that instead of having to open a large door below the cells in order to discharge them promptly, he opens a comparatively small valve and, applying compressed air at the top of the cell, blows the whole contents of spent slices up a pipe to the drying apparatus, thus saving not only a great deal of time but also a great deal of labour of a kind which is both arduous and painful, especially during cold weather.

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  • In this expression the first line may be supposed to represent the energy (or part of the energy) of s similar molecules of a kind which we shall call the first kind, the terms 2 (mu 2 +mv 2 +mw 2) being the kinetic energy of translation, and the remaining terms arising from energy of rotation or of internal motion, or from the energy, kinetic and potential, of small vibrations.

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  • It is enough to formulate a few general considerations of a kind to orientate and guide inquirers.

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  • Pennant, whose information, collected there in 1769, was of a kind to provoke further inquiry, while Daniel (Rural Sports, iii.

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  • The meaner sort are covered with mats which they make of a kind of bulrush, and are also indifferently tight and warm, but not so good as the former....

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  • It was an old-fashioned saber of a kind no longer in general use.

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  • Scrapbooks make wonderful, unique baby gifts, and since no two scrap books are the same, your gift will certainly be one of a kind!

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  • By learning the techniques of building log furniture and using finished pieces and projects as guidelines, you create log furniture that is truly unique and one of a kind.

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  • By mixing and matching various pieces and colors, you can make your room have a one of a kind appearance.

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  • Many of the pillows available for sale on etsy are one of a kind.

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  • All Caron face powder, Rose and other scents and tones included, are manufactured in a one of a kind workshop in the heart of Paris, and is only available in a minimal amount of stores.

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  • The Red Dolly has large selection of one of a kind vintage clothing, from prom dresses to outerwear.

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  • Further, because the dress is a one of a kind (similar to what celebrities wear on the red carpet), there's no chance that someone else will be wearing the same dress as you.

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  • Mossy Oak style fabric cut to fit any style of prom dress pattern can make a one of a kind gown.

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  • Uniqueness: With many lower cost dresses online, some of them are one of a kind or vintage pieces.

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  • Getting married in the Grand Canyon is definitely a one of a kind experience.

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  • If you're tired of dragging yourself through the toy store aisle every time your daughter is invited to a birthday party, encourage her to create a gift that is one of a kind.

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  • A natural stone vanity is a one of a kind vanity; no one else will have a vanity top with the same color markings.

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  • Independent wire artists and jewelers often sell their one of a kind pieces in this sort of venue.

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  • A one of a kind piece of jewelry helps to demonstrate your individuality and can make a dramatic statement.

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  • Many independent jewelers can create one of a kind pieces of jewelry at surprisingly competitive prices.

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  • Many natural gemstone rings are handcrafted with a designer or artisan creating a one of a kind ring that is specifically designed to show off a single gemstone.

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  • A dress shirt is truly one of a kind in that regard.

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  • Etsy.com is another place where you might be able to locate one of a kind metal contact lens cases with silver finishes.

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  • Early clothing, then, may be one of a kind.

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  • You can choose a celebrity inspired design or a one of a kind wig made especially for you.

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  • Cheetah or diamond patterns can be done on the sides or back of the head to create a one of a kind statement.

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  • Consider adding glitter, butterflies or Swarvoski crystals to make your clip truly one of a kind.

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  • If you'd like, use non-conventional materials to make your bikini truly one of a kind.

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  • But in addition to boasting unique styles and designs, Tulio is one of the few companies that will allow custom color designs, so you can guarantee that the suit you are wearing is one of a kind.

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  • Dig out old clothing, hats, makeup, etc., and create a one of a kind costume for free!

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  • By making your own masquerade or Mardi Gras mask rather than purchasing a store bought design, you'll ensure your mask will be one of a kind.

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  • It's best not to try to enter a contest with a rented gown unless you know it's a one of a kind and hasn't been seen there before.

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  • Michelangelo Stanchi- This Italian designer is passionate about designing one of a kind jewelry.

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  • These one of a kind rings are often cherished family heirlooms that have been handed down from generation to generation.

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  • These couples desire a one of a kind bridal set that is unique and original.

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  • Keep in mind that these wedding rings are one of a kind and if you take too long to ponder your purchase, it could end up belonging to someone else.

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  • Verragio creates intricate, one of a kind engagement rings from platinum, palladium, white, or yellow gold.

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  • However, even with all those choices, you may want a ring that's one of a kind.

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  • Usually, these rings are individually made, so they are one of a kind.

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  • One of the advantages of making your own purse is the ability to choose any type or color of material you'd like, making for a one of a kind handbag unlike anyone else's.

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  • Because the possibilities are endless, this is a great way to find a one of a kind purse that shows off your personality.

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  • The wearer of my bags already knows she's carrying something rare and unique; producing pieces that are nearly one of a kind takes it a step further.

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  • Moreover, each planet in the solar system is also representative of a kind of energy that is matched to a particular zodiac sign.

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  • No matter what type of doll, almost every little girl enjoys putting together clothes and accessories to create one of a kind fashion.

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  • Custom cakes: The Food Network's Ace of Cakes and TLC's Cake Boss have created their own demand for unique, one of a kind custom cake creations.

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  • Pamela Anderson shoes have a one of a kind feel, but if you can't find any, it's easy to dupe the look.

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  • Costing a hefty $7,590, this watch is one of a kind.

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  • If you're not in the market to buy one of their cookbooks, you'll be happy to know that visiting a store often yields you one of a kind recipes that feature their newest products.

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  • If you'd prefer something one of a kind or handmade, give Etsy.com a look.

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  • For a true overview of Battlestar Galactica schematics, it's important to look at Cylon War history to understand why Galactica was one of a kind.

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