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  • Mary, on the other hand, was vocal about her opinion of Cade, even to the point of stating that he would be the greatest catch of the century - no doubt, even an exaggeration in Mary's mind.

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  • Before that, a company out of Denver started the dig, back around the turn of the century.

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  • There were lots of rooming houses but we have no idea how Bird Song was utilized at the turn of the century.

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  • In the latter half of the century large colonies of Tosks were planted in the Morea by the despots of Mistra, and in Attica and Boeotia by Duke Nerio of Athens.

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  • The development of the pastoral industry of Argentina from that time to the end of the century was remarkable.

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  • By the end of the century nearly the whole of Rajputana had been virtually subdued by the Mahrattas.

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  • The works at Vinovo, which had fame in the f 8th century,, came to an untimely end in 1820; those of Castelli (in, Ares the Abruzzi), which have been revived, were supplanted f~t by Charles III.s establishment at Capodimonte, I7~ which after producing articles of surprising execution was closed before the end of the century.

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  • From Mohl down to the eighth decade of the century the study of anatomy was entirely in the hands of a group of German.

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  • At the end of the century Isaac ben Moses, called Profiat Duran (Efodi), is chiefly known as an antiChristian controversialist (letter to Me'ir Alguadez), but also wrote on grammar (Ma`aseh Efod) and a commentary on the Moreh.

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  • The town dates from 1637, when it was located at the foot of the Cerro Santo and was called Nueva Barcelona; it reached a state of much prosperity and commercial importance before the end of the century.

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  • In 1549 they spread into Great Poland; in the latter half of the century they opened many voluntary schools, and were joined by many of the nobility; and the result was that by 1609, when Rudolph II.

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  • But in the north of England and in Scotland the edge-rail was held in greater favour, and by the third decade of the century its superiority was generally established.

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  • The active measures taken then and later reduced their numbers greatly, so that towards the end of the century they became scarce, but, as in the case of the sister island, the date of their final disappearance cannot now be ascertained.

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  • Since the beginning of the century the work of Deasy in western Tibet has been well extended by Dr M.

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  • But the Civil War and the subsequent political disturbances intervened to prevent the continuance of this progress, and the agriculture of the end of the century seems to have relapsed into stagnation.

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  • a quarter in 1851, but the years from 1852 to 1875 were the most prosperous of the century.

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  • The scientific and mechanical improvements of the first half of the century were widely adopted, while the prices of the protectionist period showed little decline.

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  • With the incoming of the last decade of the century there seemed to be some justifiable hopes of the dawn of better times, but they were speedily doomed to disappointment.

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  • About the middle of the century restrictions upon the press began to disappear.

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  • The supplies continued to be small up to the end of the century.

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  • The active growth of the petroleum industry of the United States began in 1859, though in the early part of the century the petroleum of Lake Seneca, N.Y., was used as an embrocation under the name of " Seneca oil," and the "American Medicinal Oil" of Kentucky was largely sold after its discovery in 1829.

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  • The equalization of classes was already far advanced when towards the end of the century a nobleman of the Alcmaeonid family, named Cleisthenes, who had taken the chief part in the final expulsion of the tyrants, acquired ascendancy as leader of the commons.

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  • Her development since the Persian wars had been extremely rapid, but did not reach its climax till the latter part of the century.

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  • By the middle of the century Athens was again the leading power in Greece.

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  • No preacher of the century had this mastery over his audience.

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  • Tafia rum and a waxy, sticky sugar syrup subsequently became important products; but not until the end of the century were the means found to crystallize sugar and so give real prosperity to the industry.

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  • between those born in Cuba and those born in Spain), the question of annexation to the United States or possibly to some other power, the plotting for independence, all go back to the early years of the century.

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  • The Yurak Samoyedes are courageous and warlike; they offered armed resistance to the Russian invaders, and it is only since the beginning of the century that they have paid tribute.

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  • The chief name of the century is that of Gerbert (died as Pope Silvester II.

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  • And it is significant of this that the ablest and most cultured representative of the second half of the century was rather an of historian of opinion than himself a philosopher or a John Salisbury.

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  • Two names stand apart from the others of the century - Raimon Lull (1234-1315) and Roger Bacon (1214-1294).

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  • Owen not only occupied himself with the dissection of rare animals, such as the Pearly Nautilus, Lingula, Limulus, Protopterus, Apteryx, &c., and with the description and reconstruction of extinct reptiles, birds and mammals - following the Cuvierian tradition - but gave precision and currency to the morphological doctrines which had taken their rise in the beginning of the century by the introduction of two terms, " homology " and " analogy," which were defined so as to express two different kinds of agreement in animal structures, which, owing to the want of such " counters of thought," had been hitherto continually confused.

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  • Kolliker (Development of Cephalopods, 1844), Remak (Development of the Frog, 1850), and others had laid the foundations of this knowledge in isolated examples; but it was Kovalevsky, by his accounts of the development of Ascidians and of Amphioxus (1866), who really made zoologists see that a strict and complete cellular embryology of animals was as necessary and feasible a factor in the comprehension of their relationships as at the beginning of the century the coarse anatomy had been shown to be by Cuvier.

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  • Near the end of the century Sonora and Sinaloa were divided into two districts, in 1767 the Jesuit missions were secularized, in 1779 the government of the province was definitely organized by Caballero de Croix, and in 1783 Arizpe became the provincial capital.

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  • In the wars of the end of the century it was a place of deposit for French and Spanish corsairs.

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  • But his avowed followers formed a small and discredited sect, which, in England at least, can be clearly traced in the latter part of the century.

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  • The influence of Harvey's discovery began to be felt before the middle of the century.

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  • In England the brilliancy of the early part of the century in practical medicine was hardly maintained to the end, and presented, indeed, a certain contrast with the remarkable and unflagging progress of surgery in the same period.

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  • The discovery by Richard Bright (1789-1858) of the disease of the kidneys known by his name proved to be one of the most momentous of the century.

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  • During the first half of the 19th century the position of the City Corporation had somewhat fallen in public esteem, and some of the most influential men in the city were unconnected with it, but a considerable change took place in the latter half of the century.

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  • During the greater part of the 18th century there was a serious check to the increase of population, but at the end of the century a considerable increase occurred, and in the middle of the 19th century the enormous annual increase became particularly marked.

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  • Their wars exhausted the country, and before the end of the century it was in the greatest decay.

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  • In 1760 the manufacture of silk was introduced, and dyeing with Turkey-red in 1780; but it was not till the end of the century that its industries developed into importance under the influence of Napoleon's continental system, which barred out British competition.

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  • The Gothland association received in 1237 trading rights in England, and shortly after the middle of the century it also secured privileges in Flanders.

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  • But with the extension of the East and West trade beyond the confines of the Baltic, this association by the end of the century was losing its position of leadership. Its inheritance passed to the gradually forming union of towns, chiefly those known as Wendish, which looked to Lubeck as their head.

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  • In the year 1278 they had entrusted the erection of their fine Campo Santo to Niccola and Giovanni Pisano, by whom the architectural part of it was completed towards the end of the century.

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  • There was a decline in mining enterprise after the revolt of the colonists against Spanish rule, owing to the unsettled state of the country, and this decline continued in some measure to the end of the century.

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  • In 1846 about 50 whaling vessels sailed from Rhode Island ports; but by the close of the century the industry had become practically extinct.

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  • The life of Martineau was so essentially the life of the thinker, and was so typical of the century in which he lived and the society within which he moved, that he can be better understood through his spoken mind than through his outward history.

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  • There is hardly a name or a movement in the religious history of the century which he did not touch and illuminate.

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  • The reviews rapidly increased in number towards the end of the century.

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  • Among the other magazines which ran out a brief existence before the end of the century was the Philadelphia Political Censor or Monthly Review (1796-1797) edited by William Cobbett.

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  • During the first half of the century France has little of importance to show in periodical literature.

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  • The movement of ideas at the close of the century may best be traced in the Annales politiques, civiles, et litteraires (1777-1792) of Linguet.

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  • From 1728 to 1734 a Bibliotheque italique, and towards the end of the century the Bibliotheque britannique (1796-1815), dealing with agriculture, literature, and science, in three separate series, were published at Geneva.

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  • The, most eminent preacher of the century was Bernard of Clairvaux (1091-1153), esteemed alike by gentle and simple, and summing up the popular scholastic and mystical types of preaching.

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  • Towards the close of the century comes John Wycliffe and his English travelling preachers, who passed the torch to Hus and the Bohemians, and in the next age Savonarola, who was to Florence what Jeremiah had been to Jerusalem.

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  • In the United States the rate of increase per decade was as follows: In England and Wales the rural population increased in the aggregate during the first half of the 19th century, but at a gradually diminishing rate; in the second half of the century the population declined with varying regularity, until the decennium 1891-1900, when there was an increase.

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  • At the close of the century Dilawar Khan, the builder of the Lat Masjid, who had been appointed governor in 1399, practically established his independence, his son Hoshang Shah being the first Mahommedan king of Malwa.

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  • The result of the contest was never in doubt, however, for the geological evidence, once it had been gathered, was unequivocal; and by about the middle of the century it was pretty generally admitted that the age of the earth must be measured by an utterly different standard from that hitherto in vogue.

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  • When, nearer the end of the century (1481-1495), King pitch, and brand themselves with the sign of the cross in token of their baptism "(Libro del conocimiento de todos reynos, &c., printed at Madrid, 1877).

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  • Three abortive Anglo-American invasions during the first few years of the century indicated the future trend of events.

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  • Towards the end of the century the heretical Sikh Guru, Ram Rai, expelled from the Punjab, sought refuge in the Dun and gathered round him a crowd of devotees.

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  • From the side of literature the way was prepared for it by the genius of Coleridge, Wordsworth and Carlyle; from the side of morals and politics by the profound discontent of the constructive spirit of the century with the disintegrating conceptions inherited from utilitarianism.

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  • But the latter half of the century witnessed a series of remarkable revivals, and first in Bavaria, under the influence of Louis I.

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  • Mr Fraser, who:was an unsuccessful candidate for the presidency in 1896, was the son of a Presbyterian minister, who had acted as a minister in the Dutch Reformed Church since the middle of the century.

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  • In the middle ages Arezzo was generally on the Ghibelline side; it succumbed to Florence in 1289 at the battle of Campaldino, but at the end of the century recovered its strength under the Tarlati family.

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  • The tonnage of vessels clearing from Batavia to countries beyond the archipelago had increased from 879,000 tons in 1887 to nearly 1,500,000 tons by the end of the century.

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  • Until 1811 the Calvinistic Methodists had no ministers ordained by themselves; their enormous growth in numbers and the scarcity of ministers to administer the Sacrament - only three in North Wales, two of whom had joined only at the dawn of the century - made the question of ordination a matter of urgency.

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  • One of the most prominent personages of the century was Gerbert of Aurillac, who, after teaching at Tours and Fleury, became abbot of Bobbio, archbishop of Reims, and ultimately pope under the name of Silvester II.

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  • Both of these were ably represented in the first half of the century by Bentley himself, while, in the twenty years between 1782 and 1803, the verbal criticism of the tragic poets of Athens was the peculiar province of Richard Porson (1759-1808), who was born in the same year as F.

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  • During the rest of the century the leading landmarks are the three royal commissions known by the names of their chairmen: (1) Lord Clarendon's on nine public schools, Eton, Winchester, Westminster, Charterhouse, Harrow, Rugby, Shrewsbury, St Paul's and Merchant Taylors' (1861-1864), resulting in the Public Schools Act of 1868; (2) Lord Taunton's on 782 endowed schools (1864-1867), followed by the act of 1869; and (3) Mr Bryce's on secondary education (1894-1895).

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  • With the middle of the century we reach a considerable writer in Justin Martyr.

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  • The sifting out of these was proceeding steadily and gradually, and by the end of the century it may be regarded as complete.

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  • It is therefore not surprising, though a piece of great good fortune, that there should be still extant a list of the New Testament books that may be roughly dated from the end of the century.

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  • Towards the close of the century the buccaneers extended their activity to the Pacific, but naturally added little to general knowledge.

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  • William Dampier, however, making various voyages in 1690-1705, explored the coasts of Australia and New Guinea, and at the opening of the century both the French and the Dutch showed some activity.

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  • Visited in 1873 and 1878 the colony was found in excellent order, but by the end of the century it was stated that intermarriage was bringing a deterioration of intellect, morals and energy, and that the islanders would probably drift into imbecility.

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  • Much work was done with the gradual introduction of improved methods during the last forty years of the century.

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  • A further testimony to the activity which prevailed in the field of Biblical lore is the fact that at the close of the century probably about the year r000 - the Gospels were rendered anew for the first time in the south of Eng land.

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  • Towards the close of the century the Old Testament found a translator in iElfric (q.v.), the most eminent scholar in the close.

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  • Before the middle of the century Richard Rolle, the hermit of Hampole 1349), turned into English, with certain additions and omissions, the famous Commentary on the Psalms by Peter Lombard.

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  • In the last part of the, 9th century its decline was rapid, not only because of the increasing scarcity of whales, but because of the introduction of the mineral oils, and by the end of the century whaling had ceased to be of any economic importance.

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  • At the opening of the century not only all the great European powers of to-day but also even Spain and Turkey exceeded the United States in numbers; at its close only Russia.

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  • This growth has been irregular, but was at a maximum about the middle of the century.

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  • From the middle of the 17th century the smelting of this metal began to be of importance in Massachusetts Bay and vicinity, and by the close of the century there had been a large number of ironworks established in that colony, which, for a century after its settlement, was the chief seat of the iron manufacture in America, bog ores, taken from the bottom of the ponds, being chiefly used.

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  • In five years from the discovery of gold at Coloma on the American river, the yield from the auriferous belt of the Sierra Nevada had risen to an amount estimated at between sixty-five and seventy millions of dollars a year, or five times as much as the total production of this metal throughout the world at the beginning of the century.

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  • At many points in the Appalachian belt attempts had been made to work mines of copper and lead, but with no considerable success, About the middle of the century extensive works were erected at Newark, New Jersey, fo1~ the manufacture of the oxide of zinc for paint; about 1100 tons were produced in 1852.

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  • With This Correction The Rule Of Intercalation Is As Follows: Every Year The Number Of Which Is Divisible By 4 Is A Leap Year, Excepting The Last Year Of Each Century, Which Is A Leap Year Only When The Number Of The Century Is Divisible By 4; But 4000, And Its Multiples, 8000, 12,000, 16,000, &C. Are Common Years.

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  • As 1600 Was A Leap Year, The First Correction Of The Julian Intercalation Took Place In 1700; Hence, Taking C To Denote The Number Of The Century As Before, The Correction Becomes (C 16) (C 416) W, Which.

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  • The Mexican adventure is mentioned by Acosta, but all trace of the culture had died out before the end of the century.

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  • In the case of the second and third there are indications, though slight ones, that he held the view of their composition and authorship which was common from the last quarter of the century onwards (see Mark, Gospel Of, and Luke, Gospel oF), but he has made the largest use of our first Gospel.

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  • 1255), and about the close of the century the eastern portion of the choir was rebuilt in the Decorated style.

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  • At the end of the century Magnus Maximus, .claiming to be emperor, withdrew many troops from Britain and a later pretender did the same.

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  • Not much later a considerable portion of northern Gaul fell into the hands of the Franks, and before the middle of the century the eastern part was occupied by the Burgundians.

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  • The chief events of the latter part of the century were the conquest of the eastern part of Britain by the Angli, the invasion of Italy by the Ostrogoths and the complete subjugation of northern Gaul by the Franks.

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  • Before the end of the century Bohemia also and Lower Austria, together with the whole of the basins of the Drave and the Save, had become Slavonic countries.

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  • His active prosecution of the second task made the Rovere pope, in the eyes of Italian patriots, the hero of the century.

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  • About the middle of the;century Magadha passed under the sway of the Pal kings of Bengal.

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  • The Portuguese were the first to establish trading posts on the island, but at the end of the century they were driven out by the Dutch.

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  • But the full significance of his work on the theological side was not at the time perceived, and justice has barely been done to the admirable manner in which he reduced the theological disputes of the century to their ultimate elements.

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  • The earlier writers of the century were content to follow French tradition.

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  • Many other Latin editions were printed before the end of the century.

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  • But towards the end of the century a period of decline set in, which ran its course in increasing volume throughout the 14th century.

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  • It is therefore reasonable to suppose that the book was composed not later than the first half of the 2nd century B.C.,or (if we give the looser meaning to hair ros) even before the beginning of the century.

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  • 112), makes two incidental references to Bacon's writings, but never mentions Bacon as he mentions Galileo, Kepler, Harvey, and others (De corpore, ep. ded.), among the lights of the century.

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  • The consequence was that, when not spending himself in vain attempts to solve the impossible problems that have always waylaid the fancy of self-sufficient beginners, he took an interest only in the elements of geometry, and never had any notion of the full scope of mathematical science, undergoing as it then was (and not least at the hands of Wallis) the extraordinary development which made it before the end of the century the potent instrument of physical discovery which it became in the hands of Newton.

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  • It was not till the middle of the century that the English began to use tea, and they also received their supplies from Java till in 1686 they were driven out of the island by the Dutch.

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  • During the closing years of the century the amount brought over seems to have been, on the average, about 20,000 lb a year.

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  • As the 18th century progressed the use of tea in England rapidly increased, and by the close of the century the rate of consumption exceeded an average of 2 lb per person per annum, a rate in excess of that of to-day of all people except those of Mongol and Anglo-Saxon origin.

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  • In Upper Burma three productive irrigation works were planned at the opening of the century - the Mandalay, the Shwebo, and the Mon canals, of which the first was estimated to cost -Rx.323,280, and to irrigate 72,000 acres.

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  • The great overthrow of the Saxons took place about 772773, and by the end of the century Charlemagne had extended his conquests to the border of the Danes.

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  • The great developments of the century and a half before Alexander set the Greek people in a very different light before the world.

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  • In many places the sea has encroached; even in the 19th century entire villages were destroyed, but during the last twenty years of the century systematic efforts were made to secure the coast by groynes and embankments.

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  • During the last decade of the century it ranged between 19.5 per thousand in 1891 and 15.1 in 1898 (17.4 in 1900).

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  • About the end of the century the southern Picts of Galloway, and tribes farther north, were partially converted by St Ninian, from the candida casa of Whithern.

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  • In the course of the century it was conquered by the Pathans and formed part of the Pathan kingdom of Bengal.

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  • Both capitals multiplied their population by nine in the first nine decades of the century.

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  • In the end of the century Buddhism got the upper hand, but under Yuen-tsung (713-755) the church recovered its prestige, and Kiho, a new missionary, arrived.

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  • Since the beginning of the century the conviction had been gaining ground that Goethe's mission was accomplished, that the day of his leadership was over; but here were two works which not merely re-established his ascendancy, but proved that the old poet was in sympathy with the movement of letters, and keenly alive to the change of ideas which the new century had brought in its train.

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  • Before the close of the century the statutes of Lubeck were adopted by most Baltic towns having a German population, and Visby protested in vain against the city on the Trave having become the court of appeal for nearly all these cities, and even for the German settlement in Russian Novgorod.

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  • The industry suffered depression owing to the indigo riots of 1860 and the emancipation of the peasantry by the Land Act of 1859; but in the closing decade of the century it received a much more disastrous blow from the invention of the German chemists.

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  • A shrine or image of St Mary (Our Lady of Willesden) was in the 15th century an object of pilgrimage, but by the middle of the century following the ceremonies had fallen into abuse, and the shrine was suppressed.

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  • In the first years of the century a little clique at Philadelphia became alarmed at the increase of the "money power," and at the growing perils to democracy.

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  • On the one hand, early in the igth century Herbart started the view that a categorical judgment is never a judgment of existence, but always hypothetical; on the other hand, in the latter part of the century Brentano started the view that all categorical judgments are existential.

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  • This mishap rendered a treaty, which had been concluded in 1774 with the sultan of Brunei, practically a dead letter, and by the end of the century British influence in Borneo was to all intents and purposes at an end.

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  • In the last years of the century (1799-1800) there was a new epidemic in Syria and Egypt, where it affected the French and afterwards the English army.

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  • The general results of the two movements in Europe have been thus summarised by Dr Sundbarg: Differences tend to be smoothened out, of course, in dealing with a population so large and varied as that of a continent, but the figures suffice to show the contrast between the early part of the century and the period following the great migratory movements to the new goldfields.

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  • At the close of the century the knowledge of Greece and Rome had been reappropriated and placed beyond the possibility of destruction; the chasm between the old and new world had been bridged; medieval modes of thinking and discussing had been superseded; the staple of education, the common culture which has brought all Europe into intellectual agreement, was already in existence.

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  • The church, which was built at a cost of £50,000, was specially adapted for congregational worship and was mentioned by an architectural journal as one of the hundred remarkable buildings of the century.

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  • Up to the beginning of the 19th century it was filled with hovels and stables; these were subsequently cleared out, and at the end of the century the building was restored, and now serves as a national theatre.

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  • Bishop Thomas, who died in 1443, wrote many political songs; and a number of narrative poems date from the close of the century.

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  • He was the first writer Kellgren of the end of the century in Sweden, and the second undoubtedly was Karl Gustaf of Leopold' (1756-1829),.

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  • But in the middle of the century the natural beds had been almost exhausted and the system of government control, letting "parks" to private tenants, and artificial cultivation was instituted.

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  • At the close of the century Samuel Rogers endeavoured to resuscitate the neglected form in his "Epistle to a Friend" (1798).

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  • Before the close of the century the London Missionary Society entered the field.

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  • In 1853 the work of constructing a proper system of roads was undertaken, and by the end of the century all the larger towns were linked together by the main or " royal " highways to which the " district " and " municipal " roads were subsidiary.

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  • Perhaps the truest and most feeling human documents of the century are the five epistles written by Marianna Alcoforado (q.v.) known to history as the Letters of a Portuguese Nun.

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  • Notwithstanding their demerits, however, his comedies held the stage from 1760 until the end of the century.

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  • In the second half of the century there was a presidio at Tubac (whose name first appears 1752) and some half-dozen pueblos de visita, including the Indian settlement of Tucson.

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  • Yet while the seed they sowed was taking deep root in France and in Germany, the English deists, the most notable men of their time, were soon forgotten, or at least ceased to be a prominent factor in the intellectual life of the century.

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  • This was further increased during the Civil War, but after the close of that war it was rapidly diminished and finally was extinguished in the last decade of the century.

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  • In the younger line the first prince born in a new century is numbered I., and the numbers follow on until the end of the century when they begin again.

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  • The first half of the century (apart from the scientific activity of Pertz, Guizot, &c.) was largely dominated by the romanticists, with their exaggeration of the individual.

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  • In the middle of the century two men sought to incorporate in their philosophy the physical basis which Hegel had ignored in his spiritism - recognizing that life is conditioned by an environment and not an abstraction for metaphysics.

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  • (Raad-Pensionaris) of Holland, for two decades held in his hands all the threads of administration, and occupied the same position of undisputed authority in the councils of the land as Oldenbarneveldt had done at the beginning of the century.

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  • In 1881 the walls of a very large courtyard were constructed by building a braced cage of iron and filling the panels with masonry, a system of construction which had been used in the early part of the century for a tall shot-tower erected in the city of New York.

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  • It was often reprinted in Spanish; and before the close of the century had also been translated into Latin, Italian, French and English, an English translation being by J.

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  • Claimed in 1708 as a fief of the empire by Joseph I., it was governed for the greater part of the century by the Austrians.

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  • And when at the middle of the century the other great mendicant orders of Carmelites and Austin Friars, and also Servites arose their propagation showed that the possibilities of the mendicant movement had not been exhausted by the Dominicans and Franciscans.

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  • By the middle of the century the Spanish power was fairly established, and flourishing communities arose along the coasts, and in the table-lands of Cundinamarca formerly occupied by the Muiscas.

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  • It was not till the middle of the century that the custom of allowing the author two shares in the profits during the first run of the piece was observed, and even then revivals profited him nothing.

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  • Towards the beginning of the century the first Oireachtas was held in Dublin; it was the equivalent of the Welsh Eisteddfod, and became an annual event, and from this time forward the movement (which had now added to its aims a new clause - the support of Irish industries) began to go forward of its own momentum.

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  • Near the end of the century persistent stories of a North-west Passage caused the Spanish rulers to plan further explorations of the Pacific coast, so as to forestall other nations in the discovery of the alleged new route and thus retain their monopoly of the South Sea (Pacific Ocean).

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  • The history of the century and a half that follows is very obscure; short-lived Saka dynasties succeeded one another until, about 388, the country was conquered by the Guptas of Magadha, who kept a precarious tenure of it till about 470, when their empire was destroyed by the White Huns, or Ephthalites, who, after breaking the power of Persia and assailing the Kushan kingdom of Kabul, poured into India, conquered Sind, and established their dominion as far south as the Nerbudda.

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  • After the discovery of their true nature there was a slow development, and at the end of the century a notable boom in the fields.

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  • The Wycliffite movement, the one coudition phenomenon which at the beginning of the century of the seemed to give some promise of better things, had cOunuzv.

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  • For the last two-thirds of the century the various London chronicles, the work of laymen, are much more important than anything which was produced in the religious houses.

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  • was but a foretaste of the discrepancy between the Commons and the nation, which was to prove the marked feature of the middle of the century now opening.

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  • Even with all the experience of the century which followed, the relations between a mother country and her colonies are not easy to arrange.

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  • In the middle of the century it applied itself :0 practical problems affecting the employment of industry.

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  • In four years, from 1845 to 1849, its population decreased from 8,295,000 to 7,256,000, or by more than a million persons; and the decline which took place at that time went on to the end of the century.

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  • In Scotland, the Presbyterian Churchmainly under the guidance of DrChalmers, one of the most eloquent preachers of the century was simultaneously engaged in a contest with the state on the subject of ecclesiastical patronage.

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  • Thus the last year of the century closed in disappointment and gloom.

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  • The death of the queen thus occurred immediately after the close of the century over so long a period of which her reign had extended.

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  • A brief revival of the St Albans school towards the end of the century is seen in the Chronicon Angliae and the works of T.

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  • Yet in a few months the whole fabric had fallen, and the Whigs were thrown into opposition for the rest of the century.

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  • During the last thirty-two years of the century the house fell a prey to one of those bitter and unappeasable family feuds which are the ruin of great Indian families.

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  • The increase during the 19th century was 27,000, while at least 15,600 Icelanders emigrated to America, chiefly to Manitoba, from 1872 to the close of the century.

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  • In 1849 to 1855 the annual average exported was 1480 tons; whereas at the close of the century (in 1899) it amounted to 11,339 tons and 68,079 barrels of oil, valued at L276,596.

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  • From being, at the beginning of the 19th century, a mere village in an agricultural district, the place grew rapidly in population owing to the abundance of its coal and iron ore, and the population of the whole parish (which was only 1486 in 1801) increased tenfold during the first half of the century.

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  • Yet the attrition if slow was sure, and by the end of the century the proportion of land belonging to Roman Catholics was probably not more than one-tenth of the whole.

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  • Embassies were sent from the Portuguese stations inland to Melle to open up trade with the interior, but about the middle of the century this trade - apparently mostly in gold and slaves - declined.

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  • At the end of the century the river was known as the resort of banished men and fugitives from Portugal and Spain.

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  • Towards the close of the century they begin to figure much more prominently in Frankish writings.

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  • They consolidated the floating debt proper in the shape of a 4% stock redeemable in 40 years, of which 70,000,000 was issued in 1882 by Seor Camacho, the greatest Spanish financier of the century.

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  • Patricii (c. 1185) of Henri de Salterey, which brings her activity down almost to the close of the century.

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  • To the latter part of the century belongs the activity of Edessa's bishop Jacob, whose chronicle is unfortunately lost.

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  • The development of the western section along the Mississippi was rapid after the beginning of the century.

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  • art nouveau buildings dating back to the turn of the century.

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  • Published in 1960, the poem was an immediate best seller and heralded as ' the verse autobiography of the century ' .

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  • His researches have covered all of the numerous county avifaunas, which by the turn of the century covered the whole country.

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  • barbarity of the century.

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  • At the end of the century the waistline rose and the poke bonnet evolved.

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  • Copper Cottage - Hayle - A turn of the century cottage with beamed ceiling & open fire in the lounge.

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  • centigrade by the end of the century.

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  • The latter was chosen as one of the 100 most important books of the century by the left-leaning political newsletter counterpunch.

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  • The latter part of the century saw a decline in demand for black crape.

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  • decadent atmosphere of high society at the start of the century is wonderfully drawn.

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  • Membership of the group grew from a few dozen In the 1940s to around 700 at the turn of the century.

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  • enduring appeal has led to them being named Icons of the Century by the entertainment bible Variety.

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  • From the middle of the century with the development of the creamware body, pierced ware became increasingly fashionable.

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  • This introduces the problem of the position of British Freemasons within the political context of the century governed by Walpole.

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  • Advances in chemistry at the turn of the century had produced fulminates of silver and mercury: explosives which detonated when struck.

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  • Freud's diagnosis of conversion hysteria, for example, was common at the turn of the century.

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  • As the Government's own chief scientific advisor has noted, Antarctica may be the only inhabitable continent by the end of the century.

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  • innovate in terms of technical skill and style throughout the 2nd half of the century.

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  • Everyone in Japan was getting jaded about games by the turn of the century.

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  • At the turn of the century the harbor defenses at Cork were being rebuilt to take breech loading artillery.

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  • The dominant role played at the beginning of the century became quite marginal by the outbreak of World War II.

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  • nouveau buildings dating back to the turn of the century.

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  • opulent splendor of Paris at the turn of the century for your Christmas Party.

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  • Hoax - superb fanzine dedicated almost completely to pranks & hoaxes, from schoolboy pranks to the greatest hoaxes of the century.

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  • To make matters worse, by the end of the century English privateers were capturing increasing numbers of Portuguese ships carrying pepper.

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  • privyone who has experienced outdoor privies must consider indoor sanitation to be the blessing of the century.

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  • At the start of the century such demands would have been judged proper solely to the closeted capacities of millwrights and turners.

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  • schoolboy pranks to the greatest hoaxes of the century.

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  • sloppy Fielding, Hume surviving the drop of the century in the gully.

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  • sportswomancKay, however, sits alongside the world's greatest sportswomen of the century.

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  • steelwork design led to awards for its efficiency but sadly toward the end of the century the cladding was failing.

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  • It was restored eleven years later, but by the end of the century it was finally subjugated to the ultimate will of Parliament.

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  • thorough examination of French politics at the turn of the century.

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  • tyrant of the century.

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  • The Reformed Presbytery of North America was reconstituted by two ministers from Ireland in 1798; it became a synod of three presbyteries in 1809 and a general synod in 1823; in the first decade of the century the presbytery required all members to free their slaves.

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  • of our knowledge of the structure and course of the vascular strands of the higher plants (IJeber den Bau und die Anordnung der Gefssbundel bei den Stamm und Wurzel der Phanerogamen, Beitrage zur wissenschaftlichen Botanik, Heft i., Leipzig, 1859); to the second the establishment of the sound morphological doctrine of the central cylinder of the axis as the starting-point for the consideration of the general arrangement of the tissues, and the first clear distinction between primary and secondary tissues (Botanische Zeitung, 186I and 1863); to the last the putting together of the facts of plant anatomy known up to the middle of the eighth decade of the century in that great encyclopaedia of plant anatomy, the Vergleichende Anatomie der Vegetationsor gene bei den Phanerogamen und Farnen (Stuttgart, 1876; Eng.

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  • In the latter half of the century another Norfolk farmer, Thomas William Coke of Holkham, earl of Leicester, 1.13 a (1752-1842), figures as a pioneer of high-farming.

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  • 1673) and grandson Cornelius, and before the end of the century turned out a Zee-Spiegel of 108 charts (1623), an Atlas novus (Nieuwe Atlas), 1642, enlarged in the course of time until it consisted of 12 folio volumes containing hundreds of maps.

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  • At the outset the followers of Newman and Pusey were more concerned with doctrine than with ritual; but it was natural that a reassertion of Catholic teaching should be followed by a revival of Catholic practice, and by the middle of the century certain "Ritualists," pleading the letter of the Ornaments Rubric in the Prayer Book, had revived the use of many of the pre-Reformation vestments.

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  • To him was indirectly due, in the main, that troubling of the Realistic waters which resulted in so many modifications of the original thesis; and his own somewhat eclectic ruling on the question in debate came to be tacitly accepted in the schools, as the ardour of the disputants began to abate after the middle of the century.

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  • Fortunately Germany, which at the beginning of the century was delivered over to Brownism and vitalism and was deaf to Bichat, was rescued from this sort of barrenness by the brilliant experimental work of Claude Bernard and Pasteur in France - work which, as regards the attenuated virus, was a development of that of Edward Jenner, and indeed of Schwann, Robert Koch worthily following Pasteur with his work on the bacillus of anthrax and with his discovery of that of tuberculosis; and by the cellular doctrine and abundant labours in pathology of Virchow.

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  • In the 19th century the discovery and decipherment of the Assyrian inscriptions gave a slight glance into the relations between Arabs and Assyrians from the 8th century B.C. But the great contribution of the century to the early history of Arabia was the collecting and translating of numerous early Arabian inscriptions (cf.

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  • During the - latter part of the century its monarchs were en- of gaged in a bloody struggle with a powerful religious political party, the Huguenots, who finally won a toleration which they continued to enjoy until the revocation of the edict of Nantes in 1685.

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  • In Order To Adapt It To The Gregorian Calendar, We Must First Add The To Days That Were Left Out Of The Year 1582; In The Second Place We Must Add One Day For Every Century That Has Elapsed Since 1600, In Consequence Of The Secular Suppression Of The Intercalary Day; And Lastly We Must Deduct The Units Contained In A Fourth Of The Same Number, Because Every Fourth Centesimal Year Is Still A Leap Year.Q Denoting, Therefore, The Number Of The Century (Or The Date After The Two Right Hand Digits Have Been Struck Out) By C, The Value Of L Must Be Increased By 10 (C 16) (6 C L = 7M 3 X (4 X) W Io (C 16) (C 4 16) W; That Is, Since 3 To =13 Or 6 (The 7 Days Being Rejected, As They Do Not Affect The Value Of L), L=7M 6 X () W _ 16) (_ L _ 6)W; This Formula Is Perfectly General, And Easily Calculated.

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  • The decades, which were continued by Diogo do Couto, a more critical writer and a clear and correct stylist, must be considered the noblest historical monument of the century (see Barros).

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  • He chose his subjects from the national history, and began with the Auto de Gil Vicente, in which he resuscitated the founder of the theatre, and followed this up with other prose plays, among which the Alfageme de Santarem takes the palm; finally he crowned his labours by Frei Luiz de Sousa, a tragedy of fatality and pathos and one 'of the really notable pieces of the century.

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  • In 1875 the London Argand, giving a duty of 3.2 candles illuminating power per cubic foot of ordinary 16 candle gas, was looked upon as the most perfect burner of the day, and little hope was entertained that any burner capable of universal adoption would surpass it in its power of developing light from the combustion of coal gas; but the close of the century found the incandescent mantle and the atmospheric burner yielding six times the light that was given by the Argand for the consumption of an equal volume of gas, and to-day, by supplying gas at an increased pressure, a light of ten times the power may be obtained.

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  • Then the scientific race of the century was on, with this goal: to figure out how DNA conveyed genetic information.

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  • Including photographs depicting children at the turn of the century participating in various seaside amusements.

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  • Both batsman rode their luck and benefited from some sloppy fielding, Hume surviving the drop of the century in the gully.

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  • Heather McKay, however, sits alongside the world 's greatest sportswomen of the century.

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  • The steelwork design led to awards for its efficiency but sadly toward the end of the century the cladding was failing.

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  • A thorough examination of French politics at the turn of the century.

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  • It was Stalin, the most odious tyrant of the century.

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  • There are even yearbooks dating back to the turn of the century and those that feature photos of famous people.

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  • Grab a cup of coffee from Starbucks, and get back in the hunt for the elusive deal of the century.

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  • It can be built by hand or purchased fairly cheaply from companies that still sell the metal lawn chairs and the tables many Americans remember from the middle of the century.

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  • Tin ceilings were created in response to the expensive and heavy plasterwork ceilings that were in vogue before the turn of the century.

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  • Today in France you can find a modern boutique full of crystal fountains and the best in merchandise sold beautifully just as it was at the turn of the century.

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  • Even more astounding is the fact that the turn of the century tidal wave of new technology made it possible for scrappers to reap the benefits of free materials.

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  • Fiddler on the Roof: This well loved musical about three young women coming of age in the Ukraine is probably one of the best known musicals of the century.

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  • In 1997, People magazine named Michael one of the most intriguing people of the century.

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  • He is the top goal scorer of all time, and was named Football Player of the Century by the International Federation of Football History and Statistics.

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  • Keep these details in mind - and you'll be well on your way to hosting the party of the century.

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  • The element of bare flesh was introduced around the turn of the century at the tea parties of socialite ladies.

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  • Sharpen your skills, hone your senses and devour the competition in the showdown of the century.

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  • The gimmick of those clips and the rest of the nudity didn't hide the fact the gameplay was horrible and BMX XXX quickly faded onto the lists of Worst Games of the Century.

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  • Old Singer sewing machines were in full production by the turn of the century and with the increasing number of machines being produced, they changed the scheme used in assigning serial numbers.

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  • Do your homework before you buy, and you may find the deal of the century!

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  • By the turn of the century they wanted a "Carrie" in the hopes of replicating the tumbling curls of Sex and the City's lead character.

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  • The St. Regis Hotel chain actually began on San Francisco's rival coast, as a luxury hotel in New York at the turn of the century.

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  • With over 100 species of plants to discover, the San Francisco Botanical Garden was originally planted at the turn of the century to represent a traditional Northern California redwood forest community.

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  • In addition to offering more coverage, these beautifully patterned suits with matching sun hats recall the turn of the century and are truly special.

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  • The turn of the century brought about new freedom in swim wear choices.

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  • It isn't intentional; it's just that one undeveloped Gemini is chaotic, but two of them paired together creates the super storm of the century.

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  • Affluent people at the turn of the century carried around gold pocket watches, and they have also been used by people with jobs that were necessary for a city's functionality.

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  • Spell check is considered by many to be one of the best tools of the century.

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  • Today's hats are very similar to the Boston style ones that were popular around the turn of the century.

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