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  • When Alex lowered her to the ground, she jerked her hand free and marched off to the house.
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  • Destiny wandered off to her room to play.
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  • Abruptly, he dropped her hand and turned away, marching off to his car.
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  • She finished her breakfast with little conversation and saw Sarah and Tammy off to church.
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  • He turned and marched off to the house.
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  • Yancey stalked off to his chair, muttering something under his breath.
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  • Nowadays they cart them off to some baby sitter they hardly know, just to get the kids out of their hair.
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  • It seemed that she had barely dropped off to sleep, before someone was pounding on her door.
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  • Would it be such an imposition to take just one day off to go see my parents?
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  • Turning on one heal, she stalked off to her wagon.
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  • Three empty bedrooms were closed off to the heat, as well as a full bath that looked as though it hadn't been used in years.
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  • Betsy nodded, gave me a kiss, and trotted off to follow our hosts.
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  • I hope I pop off to someplace fascinating!
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  • Our internal electrical system works by using cells that have built up electrical gradient or energy that can be given off to other cells by direct transfer.
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  • She was several miles from where she was supposed to be, off to meet a boy.
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  • I trudged through a boring day, knowing I'd return to an empty apartment as Betsy was off to Los Angeles for the entire week.
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  • Can Howard have an hour off to show me around Keene before I leave?
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  • "My turn," Julie said as she dashed off to the John.
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  • Merrill Cooms new project, After, got off to a start the week we first met Julie.
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  • When I returned Molly was off to bed.
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  • She seemed to understand and was off to walk Bumpus while I filled in Betsy on my conversation.
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  • I've pulled off to the side of the road to prepare for visitors.
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  • She ran off to her room, with Betsy following her.
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  • Now my two treasures are secure behind me as I'm off to my wooded sanctuary.
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  • Suspecting he'd just driven Sofi's healer completely catatonic, he peeled her soaked sweater and jeans off to display matching pink underwear.
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  • Bianca's drowsy cat warmed one of her thighs, and it hopped off to hide beneath the table opposite her.
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  • They didn't drive long, and the car pulled off to the side of the road.
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  • As dawn broke, they reached the turn off to the safe house.
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  • "What reason is there behind falling for a woman and watching her get shipped off to live with the Dark One?" he asked bitterly.
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  • Fred O'Connor was off to the post office, but before leaving, he ceremoniously presented Martha with thirty dollars and a smothering hug.
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  • "I'm off to shoot hoops with a kid I met at the hot spring pool," he said.
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  • Loaded with pastry, he was soon headed off to the park with his typical youthful enthusiasm.
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  • By the time Dean finished listing the information, Fred was gone and Cynthia was off to read in their quarters.
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  • After they dragged Jen off to confession, the Calvias would stick around and rent the church for the wedding—if Randy was still alive.
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  • Fred, a casual helper, was off to the courthouse, but even without him they finished early.
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  • The other guests, embarrassed to see their host so humiliated and wanting no part of a Dawkins brawl, murmured excuses and toddled off to bed.
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  • Mr. Dean wished he felt a modicum of confidence in himself as the three drifted off to sleep—David and Cynthia Dean, with SB, the Bird Song owl, snuggled next to them.
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  • The vehicle rambled over a large boulder, skidding off to the left before Westlake wrenched the wheel and righted it.
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  • He explained he was off to the Langstroms' for supper.
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  • The Deans found themselves alone on the front porch, with only Mrs. Lincoln for company, as Fred was off to the library for more research.
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  • By the time the Deans returned, most of Bird Song's guests had scattered off to the continuing Fourth of July happenings.
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  • I went off to college and messed around some—did all the stuff you're supposed to do at that age—but when I came back home ten years later, Paul's wife had died.
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  • They told him no, and with a wave, he was off to commiserate with his protégés.
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  • His eye caught something off to the side, but it was quickly gone as the darkness returned.
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  • Sounds right if he got that gal in trouble and dragged her off to God-knows-where.
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  • She was off to the library to meet with a book club; she commented that her heart wasn't in it with Martha still missing.
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  • Most of the lodgers were about their daily activities, with Fred off to the post office, Maria doing her duties with her usual exuberance, and the Deans hovering close by.
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  • Before you walked off to betray me to Darkyn.
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  • They were sealed off to him.
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  • He liked trying to get a rise out of her, and he really did want to know where they stood in her mind and whether or not he had to worry about her running off to make more deals with Darkyn.
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  • Jonathan hurried off to bible class and it was Carmen's turn to help out with the infants, so she took Destiny with her.
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  • Then I'm off to tell Gabriel his mate is stuck in Hell.
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  • First off, request the morning off to go to court tomorrow.
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  • There were two beds in the room and a single bathroom off to one side along with a small living area.
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  • She wasn.t expecting his ministrations—however rough and sloppy they were—or his mouthing off to Kris.
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  • That didn.t stop her from being angry at the man who would dump her sister off to deal with the hell she.d gone through.
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  • Given his guard of four warriors and his unfriendly gaze, maybe she should be grateful someone wrenched her arm off to get her away from him.
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  • You kidnap me, trick me into marrying you, dump me here alone without Evelyn or even a pad of paper, with instructions for your sisters to give me behavioral training, and run off to fight some battle somewhere else.
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  • "I'm off to the library," he said as he buttoned his coat.
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  • Janet finished her chores and hurried off to her afternoon soaps.
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  • She was promptly chased away by the mourning women and sulked off to her spot in the window.
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  • Dean found the deep powder beyond his limited abilities and Donald Ryland seemed content to stay with him and ski the packed trails, sometimes cutting off to test the moguls and deeper snow at the trail's edge.
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  • Where's Fred off to?
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  • It was his turn to hear measured breathing beside him as Cynthia drifted off to sleep.
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  • In fact, I'm off to try my hand at ice climbing for the day.
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  • Well, I'm off to learn how to shinny up icicles.
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  • Fred emerged long enough to pass on breakfast, a sure sign the widow Worthington had fed him, and he was off to do his morning research.
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  • The building sat amid a cluster of cottonwoods that had grown there for an old man's lifetime, while a weather-beaten barn stood off to the side, showing its tired age.
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  • "Are you off to Miss Worthington's again?" he asked.
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  • "Donnie's going to sleep with Ryland tonight," Shipton said with a smile, as if he was sending the boy off to a slumber party.
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  • Donnie ran off to Ryland's room.
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  • She's off to Hawaii to visit her daughter, but you and me have got more important things to do.
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  • The Quincys are out, taking pictures around town and then off to the library.
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  • She 'ta-ta'ed a greeting, and was off to dinner.
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  • He gave her a hug back and then, at Martha's enthusiastic invitation was off to see her new room.
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  • As she scooted off to do homework, he plunked down at the table, looking perplexed.
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  • Naw. They drove off to the south.
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  • Jerome Shipton was scarcely a dozen feet lower, off to his left.
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  • That's why I ran off to the ice park.
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  • Fred was off to Miss.
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  • She moved off to examine the other windows as Dean knelt to do her bidding.
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  • It consisted of a restaurant area, a large serpentine shaped bar and another room off to the side with two pool tables and a jukebox.
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  • She smacked his arm and took off to get ready for Connor's arrival.
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  • Jackson grabbed a cup of coffee and hurried off to shower.
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  • Connor stumbled off to the pantry.
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  • He was so tuned in to Elisabeth's voice, that just by scanning a piece of music, he knew where to change the composition to compliment her, and where to back off to let her shine.
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  • I was just getting off to sleep when you turned the light on.
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  • It shot off the counter, hitting the block wall and bouncing off to roll across the floor and stop at Carmen's feet.
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  • I'm off to another meeting.
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  • I only took it off to shower, and that was only because I was afraid that the water might ruin it.
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  • Sackler and DeLeo were packing up, off to follow a lead on the whereabouts of a forger of Social Security checks who had been working overtime in recent months.
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  • DeLeo and Sackler were off to Philadelphia chasing down evi­dence on their check thieves.
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  • Hunter stood off to one side, nodding as if to say he too had done the same thing.
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  • At last he heard a noise off to his right, a sigh or a moan in the blackness.
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  • Dean felt a pang of guilt for not put­ting the day to better use but figured he deserved a little time off to reconnoiter.
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  • Dean moseyed off to set up his tent while Fred tried to call Mrs. Porter one more time.
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  • Naw. Just drop you off to give me enough time to get out of here.
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  • He finally agreed and took the day off to drive me and the money back to my place and we crept out of there.
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  • A Red Tailed Hawk soared overhead, banking off to the left and then right, searching for a rabbit or squirrel bold enough to show itself.
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  • She dashed off to her room to retrieve it.
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  • I wondered where you got off to.
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  • And you haven't mated him off to some powerful House?
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  • Vara spoke off to the side with a warrior-like man in plain clothing of earthy colors.
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  • He dropped his hands and turned away, striding off to join the party.
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  • Snatching some clothes, she dashed off to the bathroom.
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  • After all, her decision to run off to Arkansas might have convinced Keaton that she was something of a daredevil.
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  • I'm off to hunt.
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  • He passed the girl in his arms off to Jule, fury rising.
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  • But life on a farm was not to his liking, and at sixteen he left home and set off to make a living in some other way.
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  • She found the maestro towards the end of 1837 dispirited by a temporary eclipse of popularity and in the first stage of his fatal malady, and carried him off to winter with her in the south.
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  • His wife joined him at Thorn in December, but in April 1712 a peremptory ukaz ordered him off to the army in Pomerania, and in the autumn of the same year he was forced to accompany his father on a tour of inspection through Finland.
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  • It was in the latter temple that the statue of the god by Myron stood; it had probably been carried off to Carthage, was given to the temple by P. Scipio Africanus from the spoils of that city and aroused the cupidity of Verres.
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  • In the year 597 (being then, probably, not far from thirty years of age) he was carried off to Babylonia by Nebuchadrezzar with King Jehoiachin and a large body of nobles, military men and artisans, and there, it would seem, he spent the rest of his life.
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  • In 1892 the number of live sheep shipped for foreign ports was 40,000; in 1898 the export reached a total of 577,813, which in 1901 fell off to 25,746.
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  • A few weeks later his eldest son, Philip William, count of Buren, a student at the university of Louvain, was kidnapped and carried off to Madrid.
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  • Soon a bundle goes off to ~ the first leaf.
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  • The object is to allow sufficient water to drain off to the westward for the due irrigation of the land, while the Hillah bed still retains the main volume of the stream, and is navigable to the sea.
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  • He endorsed the claims of Maximilian of Bavaria to the electoral dignity, and was rewarded with the gift of the Heidelberg library, which was carried off to Rome.
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  • His sons were slain before his eyes, and he himself was blinded and carried off to Babylon after a reign of eleven years.
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  • 3-9, where the two brothers carried off to Egypt and Babylon respectively would seem to be Jehoahaz and his nephew Jehoiachin).
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  • fusca and other species, and carry off to their own nests pupae from which workers are developed that live contentedly as slaves of their captors.
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  • The north-eastern portion of this range is of great altitude, and separates the headwaters of the Oxus, which run off to the Aral Sea, from those of the Indus and its Kabul tributary, which, uniting below Peshawar, are thence discharged southward into the Arabian Sea.
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  • above the sea; thence it extends to the north-west to Ararat, which rises to upwards of 17,000 ft., from the vicinity of which the Euphrates flows off to the south-west, across the high lands of Armenia.
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  • From it the Oxus, or Amu, flows off to the west, and the Jaxartes, or Syr, to the north, through the Turki state of Khokand, while to the east the waters run down past Kashgar to the central desert of the Gobi, uniting with the streams from the northern slope of the Tibetan plateau that traverse the principalities of Yarkand and Khotan, which are also Turki.
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  • In northern India the greatest difference does not exceed 40°; and it falls off to about 15 ° at Calcutta, and to about 10° or 12 °at Bombay and Madras.
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  • The district is traversed by the Madras and Southern Mahratta railways, meeting on the eastern border at Guntakal junction, where another line branches off to Bezwada.
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  • As she was gathering flowers with her playmates in a meadow, the earth opened and Pluto, god of the dead, appeared and carried her off to be his queen in the world below.
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  • In 1867 a part of Cumberland was set off to form the township of Woonsocket.
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  • Three years later Demetrius set off to reconquer the eastern provinces from the Parthians, leaving Queen Cleopatra tr) maintain his cause in Syria.
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  • Told off to serve in the army of Nice, he was detained by a special order of the commissioners of the Convention, Saliceti and Gasparin, who, hearing of the severe wound sustained by Dommartin, the commander of the artillery of the republican forces before Toulon, ordered Bonaparte to take his place.
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  • The grey column is surmounted by a fine bronze lion of Byzantine style, cast in Venice for Doge Ziani about 1178 (this was carried off to Paris by Napoleon in 1797, and sent back in pieces in 1816; but in 1893 it was put together again); and in 1329 a marble statue of St Theodore, standing upon a crocodile, was placed on the other column.
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  • In this new country it was her duty to sacrifice to the goddess all strangers; and as her brother Orestes came to search for her and to carry off to Attica the image of the goddess, she was about to sacrifice him, when a happy recognition took place.
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  • Treatment of Settled Soap. - The upper layer having been removed, the desired soap is ladled out or ran off to a crutcher, which is an iron pan provided with hand or mechanical stirring appliances.
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  • The process has gone on till now nothing is left except what General Cunningham found and rescued and carried off to Calcutta.
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  • Urgent messages were sent off to the Commissary von Goethe (the poet), at Weimar for permission to requisition food and firewood.
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  • At this moment the Prussians were actually on parade and ready to move off to attack, but just then the " evil genius " of the Prussian army, von Massenbach, an officer of the Headquarter Staff, rode up and claiming to speak with the authority of the king and commander-in-chief, induced Hohenlohe to order his troops back to camp. Of all this Napoleon saw nothing, but from all reports he came to the conclusion that the whole Prussian army was actually in front of him, and at once issued orders for his whole army to concentrate towards Jena, marching all night if need be.
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  • On the 20th of August the Allies, strengthened by the arrival of two more brigades (4000 men), occupied some heights north of Vimiera (Vimeira or Vimeiro) where the roads branch off to Torres Vedras and Mafra.
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  • He signed the Covenant, and was told off to suppress the opposition to the popular cause which arose around Aberdeen and in the country of the Gordons.
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  • There is not any burden that some would not gladlier post off to another than the charge and care of their religion.
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  • He was the favourite of Eos, the dawn-goddess, who loved him and carried him off to Delos; but the gods were angry, and would not be appeased till Artemis slew him with her arrows (Odyssey, V.
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  • The same infatuated passion for mining speculation which had characterized the Spanish settlers in South America now began to actuate the Portuguese; labourers and capital were drained off to the mining districts, and Brazil, which had hitherto in great measure supplied Europe with sugar, sank before the competition of the English and French.
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  • With great activity he set off to the central provinces of Minas and Sao Paulo to suppress disaffected movements and direct the revolution.
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  • Alarmed at length at the ground gained by this idea in the provinces, the emperor set off to Minas to stir up the former enthusiasm in his favour from recollections of the independence, but was coldly received.
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  • Discontented officers in the army and navy rallied to this idea, and a conspiracy was organized to depose the emperor and declare a republic. On the 14th of November 1889 the palace was quietly surrounded, and on the following morning the emperor and his family were placed on board ship and sent off to Portugal.
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  • about Faizabad, in the centre of Badakshan, but tailing off to iioo at Kunduz, in Kataghan, where it merges into the flat plains bordering the Oxus.
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  • If the slit be narrow, so that the arc is short, the intensity is constant over a wide range, and does not fall off to an important extent until the discrepancy of the extreme phases reaches about a quarter of a period.
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  • Lord Elgin carried off to London, about 1801-1803, one of the columns of the east portico and one of the caryatides; these were replaced later by terra-cotta casts.
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  • Despite the treachery of Elfric, the English were victorious; and the Danes sailed off to ravage Lindsey and Northumbria.
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  • Clery and some brigades were sent to Natal; Gatacre with less than a brigade, instead of a division, was despatched to Queenstown, Cape Colony; while Lord Methuen, with a division, was sent off to relieve Kimberley.
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  • Not far off to the south-east is the amphitheatre, probably erected by Augustus when he founded a colony at Syracuse; it is partly cut in the rock and partly built.
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  • He was kept in confinement a fortnight, and was then packed off to England in accordance with his own request.
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  • At nightfall the very few guns still to go were hurried off to the jetties.
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  • The work of removing stores, war material, animals and personnel was to be carried out on successive nights, the fighting force ashore was to be gradually reduced, the front line of trenches was to be held up till the very last - the final night being fixed provisionally for the 8th-9th - and the detachments vacating it were to hurry straight off to the beaches.
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  • The second line of the French came on, only to be engulfed in the melee; its leaders, like those of the first line, were killed or taken, and the commanders of the third sought and found their death in the battle, while their men rode off to safety.
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  • The scums then settle down to the bottom of the cone, whence they are run off to the scum tank.
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  • The latter are circular or rectangular vessels, holding from 500 to 1500 gallons each, according to the capacity of the factory, and fitted with steam coils at the bottom and skimming troughs at the top. In them the syrup is quickly brought up to the boil and skimmed for about five minutes, when it is run off to the service tanks of the vacuum pans.
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  • Any sand or heavy matter in suspension is allowed to fall to the bottom of the pan into the " sandbox " before the melted sugar is run off to the cloth filters.
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  • In 1698 she was unceremoniously sent off to the Pokrovsky monastery at Suzdal for refusing to consent to a divorce, though it was not till June 1699 that she disappeared from the world beneath the hood of sister Elena.
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  • In the south of Arabia 'Ali succeeded in establishing his own governor in Yemen, though the government treasure was carried off to Mecca.
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  • His reign, which was uneventful, except for an attempt to check the accumulation of landed property, was terminated by his own sons, Stephen and Constantine, who in 944 carried him off to the island of Prote and compelled him to become a monk.
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  • It is shut off to the east and south by the Sierra Maestra.
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  • He had set off to secure an ally against Louis, and he came back from his expedition with a crown on his head and a new nation at his back, united in its detestation of popery and of France.
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  • were cantoned almost on the battlefield of the 18th, between Caulre Farm and Roncourt, ready to move off to the left and support the X.
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  • Five hundred gun's and 45 tanks were detailed off to assist.
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  • She had sheered off to starboard about 7:15 P.M., and the " Glasgow," which continued to follow in the wake of the " Good Hope," had to ease down to avoid masking her fire.
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  • Such an one could never have so represented the life of Christ - a child persecuted by a dragon and carried off to God's throne.
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  • About the beginning of the 19th century the inhabitants of Syra numbered only about 1000; whenever a Turkish vessel appeared they made off to the interior and hid themselves.
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  • After Colonel Ternan's departure on leave the three companies who had joined Macdonald broke out into revolt in the Nandi district (East Africa) and set off to Uganda, looting the countries they passed through.
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  • Talleyrand arrived in London on the 24th of January 1792, and found public opinion so far friendly that he wrote off to Paris, "Believe me, a rapprochement with England is no chimera."
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  • But hardly had the Young and Middle Guard marched off to reinforce Vandamme and Gerard, when Vandamme sent word that a hostile column, over 30,000 strong, was threatening the French left (in reality this was D'Erlon's corps).
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  • But dissensions broke out between the Aragonese and Catalans and the Neapolitans, and Alphonso had Caracciolo arrested; whereupon Joanna, fearing for her own safety, invoked the aid of Sforza, who with difficulty carried her off to Aversa.
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  • On drawing a violin bow across the edge, the pendulums are thrown off to a considerable distance, and falling back are again repelled, and so on.
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  • The queen witnessed the wedding from the private pew or box of St George's Chapel, Windsor, but she wore the deep mourning which she was never wholly to put off to the end of her life, and she took no part in the festivities of the wedding.
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  • The English officers, who in vain tried to rally them, themselves only just escaped by scrambling into their boats and putting off to the war-vessels, whose guns checked the pursuit and enabled a remnant of the fugitives to escape.
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  • He collected a splendid library of about 300,000 volumes and 15,000 manuscripts, which he bequeathed to the Polish nation; but it was afterwards carried off to St Petersburg, where it formed the foundation of the imperial public library.
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  • One of his commanders, Luis Vaes de Torres, struck off to the north-west, coasted along the south of the Louisiade Archipelago and New Guinea, traversed the strait which bears his name between New Guinea and Australia, and reached the Philippines.
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  • From this simple nerve fibres are given off to the body-wall, especially 4uk t A, x °C FIG.
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  • broken up, and the fragments kept to be carried off to Ghazni..
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  • The annual yield of gold in the Appalachian belt had fallen off to about $500,000 in value, that of California had risen to $36,000,000, and was rapidly approaching the epoch of its culmination (1851I 853).
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  • In 1639 a portion of the territory was set off to form the town of Rowley, and in 1764 about 647 acres were set off and incorporated as the town of Newburyport.
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  • He was carried off to prison, where he was detained for some time, and from which he was released only by the favour of the sheriff, whose sympathies he had succeeded in enlisting.
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  • 5) says that his grand-parents were Christian captives from Sadagolthina in Cappadocia, who had been carried off to the lands beyond the Danube in the Gothic raid of 264, and became so naturalized that the boy received a Gothic name, Wulfila (Little Wolf).
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  • He had before wooed her in vain, and now carried her off to Mount Haemus, where they lived as king and queen of the winds, and had two sons, Zetes and Calais, and two daughters, Cleopatra and Chione (Apollodorus iii.
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  • Alone, in the disguise of a page, she slipped out of the castle at midnight, and rode off to meet him at a tower two miles distant, whence they fled together to Dunbar.
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  • The damping of all absorbent surfaces, such as the floors or bare walls, &c., is frequently necessary several times a day in the growing season, so as to keep up a humid atmosphere; hence the advantage of laying the floors a little rounded, as then the water draws off to the sides against the kerbstone, while the centre remains dry for promenaders.
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  • 37, in which a shows a young plant, the head of which has been taken off to form a cutting, and whose buds are ready to break into young shoots.
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  • The class of tender annuals, being chiefly grown for greenhouse decoration, should be treated much the same as soft-wooded plants, being sown in spring, and grown on rapidly in brisk heat, near the glass, and finally hardened off to stand in the greenhouse when in flower.
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  • The pot plants are overhauled in the autumn, the roots pruned, a layer being cut off to allow new soil to be introduced.
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  • Their hulks and bomb-vessels were supported by batteries on Zealand; but, as the water is shallow for a long distance from the shore, these defences were too far off to render them effectual aid on the south end of their line.
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  • A company, the Gesellschaft fr deutsche Kolonization, was founded early in 1884 by Dr Carl Peters, who with two companions went off to the east coast of Africa and succeeded in November of that year in negotiating treaties with various chiefs on th~ mainland who were alleged to be independent of Zanzibar.
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  • They include a theatre in partial preservation, but they have been mostly carried off to Sivri-Hissar, which is largely built out of them.
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  • At his death (May 8th, 1238) at Damascus, his son Abfl Bakr was appointed to succeed with the title Malik al-AdilSaif al-din; but his elder brother Malik al-Salil~t Najm al-dIn Ayyub, having got possession of Damascus, immediately started for Egypt, with the view of adding that country to his dominions: meanwhile his uncle Ismail, prince of Hamath, with the prince of Horns, seized Damascus, upon hearing which the troops of Najm al-din deserted him at Nablus, when he fell into the hands of Malik al-N~ir, prince of Kerak, who carried him off to that city and kept him a prisoner there for a time; after which he was released and allowed to return to Nablus.
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  • But they were met by a large force under the three great ealdormen of Mercia, Wilts and Somerset, and forced to head off to the north-west, being finally overtaken and blockaded at Buttington, which some identify with Buttington Tump at the mouth of the Wye, others with Buttington near Welshpool.
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  • The European graveyard has repeatedly been the scene of outrages perpetrated, it is believed, by natives from the mainland of Borneo, the graves being rifled and the hair of the head and other parts of the corpses being carried off to furnish ornaments to weapons and ingredients in the magic philtres of the natives.
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  • On the first of January 1836 he was attached to the suite of Alexander, and in 1845 was again ordered off to the Caucasus and again most brilliantly distinguished himself, especially in the attack on Shamyl's stronghold, for which he received the order of St George.
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  • Antoine de Chabannes, who was to be the instrument of the plot, revealed it to Charles, and Louis was mildly punished by being sent off to Dauphine (1447).
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  • Mamun, being at Tarsus, received from the governor of Bagdad the report of the tribunal, and ordered that the culprits should be sent off to him.
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  • Another of the king's secretaries at this time, though in a less confidential relation, was a friend and contemporary of Perez, named Juan de Escovedo, who, however, after the fall of Tunis in 1574, was sent off to supersede Juan de Soto as secretary and adviser of Don John of Austria, thus leaving Perez without a rival.
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  • The earliest victim was an attendant named Barisch, employed in the pathological laboratory of the Vienna General Hospital, and told off to look after the animals and bacteriological apparatus devoted to the investigation of plague, cultures of which had been brought from India by the medical commissioners sent by the Royal Academy of Science in 1897.
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  • This percentage drops gradually, and when it is reduced to about 3% the temperature of the apparatus is lowered, by the admission of air, to about 350° C., and the air stream containing the small percentage of chlorine is led off to a second cylinder of pills, which have just been treated with ammonium chloride vapour and are ready for the hot air current.
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  • The Little Iliad and the Phocais, according to the Herodotean life, were composed by Homer when he lived at Phocaea with a certain Thestorides, who carried them off to Chios and there gained fame by reciting them as his own.
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  • In a twinkling they would be off to some spiritual Wonderland, where no confessor could bring them to book.
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  • Subsequently under constant attacks it declined, and in 1837 the population amounting to 6000 was carried off to Kandahar.
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  • The shipments to the United Kingdom, however, which reached a maximum in 1820, when over half a million gallons were imported, has fallen off to one-tenth of that amount, and the consumption in these islands was barely 20,000 gallons in 1906.
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  • At this point a road branched off to Saena (Siena).
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  • Kurdish beys and sheiks have much influence in the town and wild mountain districts adjoining, while the Sasun mountains, the scene of successive Armenian revolutions of late years, are not far off to the west.
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  • Chile was the largest producer in 1869 with 54,867 tons; but in 1899 her production had fallen off to 25,000 tons.
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  • Long before the work had come to the hands of the public Schopenhauer had rushed off to Italy.
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  • In that year it reached a maximum of 18,031,957 tons; it then fell off to 13,098,341 tons in 1887, rose in the two years following to nearly 15,000,000, fell to little over 11,000,000 in 1892-1893, rose fairly steadily to 14,461,330 in 1899, stood in 1900 at 14,028,208 tons of a value of £4224,400, and then showed a further fall and rise, until in 1905 the tonnage was 14,590,703, and the value £ 3,482,184.
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  • of loo companies (told off to garrisons, siege train and heavy field batteries) and 8 batteries mountain guns; the Corps of Royal Engineers, organized into mounted field troops, field companies, fortress, telegraph, railway, searchlight, balloon, wireless companies and bridging train; the Army Service Corps, divided into transport, supply, mechanical-transport and other companies and sections; the Royal Army Medical Corps of 35 companies; the Army Ordnance Corps; the Army Veterinary Corps; Army Post Office Corps (formed on mobilization only) and Army Pay Corps.
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  • The army troops, divisions and mounted brigades consist of 56 regiments of yeomanry; 14 batteries and 14 ammunition columns R.H.A., 151 batteries and 55 ammunition columns R.F.A., 3 mountain batteries and ammunition column, and 14 heavy batteries and ammunition columns R.G.A.; 28 field companies, 29 telegraph companies, railway battalion, &c., R.E.; 204 battalions infantry (including to of cyclists, the Honourable Artillery Company, and certain corps of the Officers' Training Corps training as territorials); 60 units A.S.C.; 56 field ambulances, 23 general hospitals and 2 sanitary companies R.A.M.C. Told off to the defended seaports are 16 groups of garrison artillery companies and 58 fortress and electric light companies R.E.
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  • On the 20th of July 1741 war was formally declared against Russia; a month later the Diet was dissolved and the Hat landtmarskalk set off to Finland to take command of the army.
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  • In 1904 the production was increased to 19,999,324 bushels, but in 1905 it fell off to 15,771,477 bushels.
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  • As the slag thus formed flows off to the sides of the scorifier, the assay clears and the melted metallic lead forms an "eye" in the middle.
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  • He was compelled to surrender to Nebuchadrezzar and was carried off to Babylon (597 B.C.).
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  • He impressed every one as a man of extraordinary acuteness and originality; and these solid gifts were set off to the highest advantage by quickness of thought and speech, a lucid style, wit and poetic fancy, and a social warmth which made him delightful as a friend and companion.
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  • An allied force of 37 British sail of the line, under command of the earl of Torrington (Arthur Herbert), and of 2 2 Dutch under C. Evertsen, was at anchor under the headland, while a French fleet of over 70 sail, commanded by the comte de Tourville, was anchored some miles off to the south-west.
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  • In these there was an increase per cent of 14.2 in 1811-1821, which fell off to 2.8 in 1841-1851.
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  • Alviano, who was visiting the king when the Swiss appeared before Melegnano, hurried off to bring thither his own army.
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  • For this offence they were condemned to ten years' imprisonment with hard labour on the roads, and on the 9th of May they were publicly stripped of their uniforms and marched off to gaol.
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  • It was then thought that, if the sepoys mutinied, they would march off to Delhi, and Wheeler contented himself by throwing up a rude entrenchment round the hospital barracks, where he thought that the Europeans would be safe during the first tumult of a rising.
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  • Thus during the Eleusinia they were told off to fetch the sacred objects from Eleusis and to escort the image of Iacchus on the sacred way.
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  • Having seen his family off to England, Livingstone left Cape Town on the 8th of June 1852, and turning north again reached Linyante, the capital of the Makololo, on the Chobe, on the 23rd of 11ay 1853, being cordially received by Sekeletu and his people.
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  • A small patrol of military was cut off to a man.
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  • Here a cross-road, running over the hill to join the main Medina road from the western gate, turns off to the west by the pass of Kada, the point from which the troops of the Prophet stormed the city (A.H.
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  • The gauge has a plain dial, marked off to indications given by the application of standard tons and cwts.; it could probably be read to about 2% of the load weighed.
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  • The Sahyadri, or Western Ghats, also throw off to the eastward the two principal rivers of the Madras Presidency, the Godavari and the Kistna.
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  • Some few received their pay in hard cash, and went off to other wars; but the large majority, Breton.
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  • Seeing his opportunity, Henry left his brothers body unburied, rode straight off to Winchester with a handful of companions, and seized the royal treasure.
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  • That same night he made a second attempt to escape from England and this time succeeded in getting off to Flanders.
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  • Everything settled down so peacefully that when the prince took the cross, and went off to the Crusatles in 1270, no trouble followed.
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  • Norfolk, who had been designated to lead the expedition to Guienne, declared that though he was ready to follow his master to Flanders in his capacity of marshal, he would not be drafted off to Gascony against his own will.
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  • But, while the meeting was still going on, Tyler went off to the Tower with a part of his horde, entered the fortress unopposed, and murdered the unhappy chancellor, Archbishop Sudbury, the treasurer, and several victims more.
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  • The whole of the upper and middle classes, with few exceptions, clung together in a fierce spirit of resistance; and the mass of the lower classes, especially in the country, were too well off to wish for change.
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  • Names may also be used for the different forms of infinite branches, but we have first to consider the distinction of hyperbolic and parabolic. The leg of an infinite branch may have at the extremity a tangent; this is an asymptote of the curve, and the leg is then hyperbolic; or the leg may tend to a fixed direction, but so that the tangent goes further and further off to infinity, and the leg is then parabolic; a branch may thus be hyperbolic or parabolic as to its two legs; or it may be hyperbolic as to one leg and parabolic as to the other.
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  • If a line S2 cut an arc aa at b, so that the two segments ab, ba lie on opposite sides of the line, then projecting the figure so that the line Sl goes off to infinity, the tangent at b is projected into the asymptote, and the arc ab is projected into a hyperbolic leg touching the asymptote at one extremity; the arc ba will at the same time be projected into a hyperbolic leg touching the same asymptote at the other extremity (and on the opposite side), but so that the two hyperbolic legs may or may not belong to one and the same branch.
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  • Along the Swedish coast a deep channel runs northward from outside the island of Oland; this is entirely cut off to the south and east by a bank which sweeps eastward and northward from near Karlskrona, and on which the island of Gotland stands, but it communicates at its northern end with the Gotland deep, and near the junction opposite Landsort is the deepest hole in the Baltic (420 metres = 2 3 o fathoms).
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  • Idas claimed the whole of the booty as the victor in a contest of eating, and drove the cattle off to Messene.
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  • It was carried off to Rome by Caligula, restored by Claudius, and again carried off by Nero.
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  • long, branches off to the north-west, affording a waterway to Lagos.
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  • Poseidon carried Pelops off to Olympus, where he dwelt with the gods, till, for his father's sins, he was cast out from heaven.
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  • When Conde and Valenciennes had been taken, the British went off to assail Dunkirk and the Prussians retired into Luxemburg.
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  • From Velestino another line branches off to the west by Phersala (Pharsalos), Domokos (Thaumaki), Karditsa, and Trikkala (Trika), to Kalabaka (Aeginium), where the upper valley of the Salambria is entered.
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  • Here the Via Cassia was joined by the Via Ciminia, passing east of the Lacus Ciminius, while a road branched off to Ferentum.
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  • The constitution also provides for the establishment of a new county, " whenever one-third of the qualified electors within the area of each section of an old county proposed to be cut off to form a new county shall petition the governor .for the creation of a new county," whereupon the governor " shall order an election within a reasonable time thereafter," and if two-thirds of the voters vote " yes," the General Assembly at the next session shall establish the new county, provided that no section of a county shall be cut off without the consent of two-thirds of those voting in such section; that no new county " shall contain less than one one hundred and twenty-fourth part of the whole number of inhabitants of the state, nor shall it have less assessed taxable property than one and one-half millions of dollars, nor shall it contain an area of less than four hundred square miles "; and that " no old county shall be reduced to less area than five hundred square miles, to less assessed taxable property than two million dollars, nor to a smaller population than fifteen thousand inhabitants."
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  • Clerks were told off to prepare a list of the prisoners' names, but after forty days constant toil they had exhausted their writing materials without finishing their task.
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  • Finding himself in command of a squadron which represented practically the whole of Japan's naval forces, he refused to acquiesce in the deposition of the Shogun, his liege lord, and, steaming off to Yezo (1867), proclaimed a republic and fortified Hakodate.
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  • If, however, we fix the points lying towards the margin of the field of view, the diaphragm gradually cuts off more and more of the rays which were necessary to fill the pupil, and in consequence the brightness gradually falls off to zero.
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  • One line goes north to Nish in Servia, where it meets the main line (Paris-Vienna-Constantinople) of the Oriental railways; another, after following the same route as far as Uskiib in Macedonia, branches off to Mitrovitza in Albania; the extension of this line to Serajevo in Bosnia was projected in 1908 in order to establish direct communication between Austria and Salonica.
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  • Bordeaux slid off to greet a withered old man.
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  • Betsy was off to Washington, D.C. for a week, followed by a ten day stint in Chicago.
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  • Martha was toddled off to bed for her final night under Bird Song's ancient eaves, the doors locked and pajamas donned before Dean resurrected the question of Fred's curious reaction to the jury summons.
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  • After they dragged Jen off to confession, the Calvias would stick around and rent the church for the wedding—if Randy was still alive.
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  • Mr. Dean wished he felt a modicum of confidence in himself as the three drifted off to sleep—David and Cynthia Dean, with SB, the Bird Song owl, snuggled next to them.
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  • Exiting the parked Jeep, they climbed the rocky trail a few yards further, looking off to the left, the direction where the mine should have been located.
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  • I went off to college and messed around some—did all the stuff you're supposed to do at that age—but when I came back home ten years later, Paul's wife had died.
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  • They told him no, and with a wave, he was off to commiserate with his protégés.
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  • I.m off to see Kris.
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  • She wasn.t expecting his ministrations—however rough and sloppy they were—or his mouthing off to Kris.
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  • It sounds like some English gothic—a naive waif married off to tyrannical older man who holds her hostage in a golden cage and beats her into submission!
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  • Mrs. Martin is off to a WCTU meeting in Montrose and Joshua rented a sleigh at the Union Livery that just opened.
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  • Seems she took off to take care of Janet, but I guess Janet made a miraculous recovery.
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  • The last sound to reach his ears as he dropped off to sleep was the hum of the vacuum cleaner competing with the twang of Merle Haggard on the disc player.
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  • The marriage did not get off to a very auspicious start.
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  • It was off to Fleetwood by the tram to the Freeport shopping complex.
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  • The meeting got off to a lively start with the first motion proposing the abolition of the Men's Officer.
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  • You need to help scrat to collect acorns first off to survive the winter.
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  • adoration of the shepherds, with the Annunciation cut off to the left (oops ).
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  • Rob Greaves and Billy Root got us off to a quick start before Rob was run out for 14, leaving him somewhat aggrieved.
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  • This reformed cloud moved off to the SE leaving thin altocumulus and cirrus much as before.
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  • So I set off to The Shepherds Bush Empire the other day to make partial amends.
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  • Failing to do so, the family were carried off to Al-Kufa, and treated with shocking barbarity.
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  • I'm off to buy a blender now so I'll leave you with Innocent's summary of their Little Book of Drinks.
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  • Right - off to a riverside boozer to drink away the majority of my £ 130 winnings for Sir Percy in the Derby.
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  • After a champagne brunch it's off to the races.
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  • Guest page: Steve's visit to Phuket My old dive buddy cleared off to Phuket, Thailand for a few week diving.
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  • built-up area, a minor road called Well House Lane turns off to the left.
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  • During her degree, she took a year off to work as a golf caddy in Japan.
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  • Cromwell wanted to split the Protestant cantons of Switzerland off to join a Protestant League, with England at its head.
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  • My husband woke up, we had a chat then he went off to catch some catfish.
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  • So well fed and watered we headed off to spot some more cetaceans with Susie's warnings ringing in our ears.
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  • We then set off to find the most excellent chandlery.
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  • After a short and frantic chase, one trail veered off to the right and the other continued straight ahead.
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  • choked with sand, apart from a tiny rift off to the left.
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  • A Tree Pipit sang off to one side and a few choughs passed over at height.
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  • They just chug them down then rush off to the showers or home, wrong, wrong, wrong!
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  • This is a huge cirque - views off to snow mounts south - all empty bar me.
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  • clamber up on dads back to get a better view whilst mother has gone off to find something to eat.
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  • Are you off to Molineux tomorrow to watch the clarets take on Wolves in our first away game of the season?
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  • Flying off to a warmer climate - a fun site which calculates for you the air pollution caused by any flight route you choose.
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  • Will and I then set off to brave the Fierce Ladies, storm clouds gathered and a deluge poured down upon the mountains.
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  • To hear a cockerel crowing as you set off to work is heralded as an omen of good luck for the day.
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  • We were going where the streets were paved in gold and loveable cockneys - we were off to London.
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  • Seem unlikely that adverse effects who live off to Harrison cole.
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  • comely maid Catalina (Nadine Velazquez ), they set off to right more wrongs.
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  • After a quick confab to decide on the course of action, our super sleuths set off to rescue the guests.
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  • cowardly lion, and they all head off to see the wizard.
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  • cowbell solo of'Move on', the tambourine wielding antipodeans get off to a poor start as bemusement spreads.
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  • crossing a small river there is a short track leading off to the right at the far side.
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  • There should be a steep cwm below and just off to your north, if so you are at point 30.
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  • I really believe you have to have time off to be creative, which is why I don't have a darkroom.
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  • These works are much defaced, the hewn stones having been carried off to make field dikes.
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  • He storms off to his room, still defiant.
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  • Carolyn has also become a bit of a globetrotter and jets off to various far flung destinations with her mom.
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  • Donna stars, he has worked his backside off to make it on to the big stage.
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  • The Happy tugboat doorplate is waiting to sail you off to exciting lands.
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  • You don't want to turn up on someone's doorstep to find they've run off to Spain for the week!
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  • Others kill dragons, or set off to find the Holy Grail.
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  • duty an employe entitled to time off to perform public duties?
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  • dwindlethis beam dwindling slowly in my rear view mirror at the weekend, I drove off to find the World Cup.
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  • A few Cattle egrets were seen flying off to their feeding grounds.
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  • Here to-day, up and off to somewhere else to-morrow!
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  • TONY BLAIR has swanned off to Tuscany, accompanied by the massive entourage that his delusions of presidential grandeur demand.
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  • evaporated off to produce syrup again.
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  • Today, for fear of its desecration, Stonehenge is usually shut off to public access on midsummer's eve.
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  • At this point I had taken my rather fabulous shoes off to assist my dancing like a tosser.
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  • This time we were off to the Trowbridge folk festival.
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  • festivitye rushes off to prepare for the evening's festivities.
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  • August 8th Telsa disappeared off to London, so I took the opportunity not to eat fish fingers.
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  • fortifyfortified, we moved off to take up a position about a mile away.
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  • gallivanting off to other planets?
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  • galloping off to Mudbury, to the Doctor's house there.
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  • get off to a good start.
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  • getarvin Addy got the visitors off to an impressive start, hitting the basket from long range from the first offense of the game.
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  • goode best thing to do is either grass over any beds you can or fence them off to keep your child away.
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  • negative goodwill should be written off to P&L in the periods expected to benefit from the associated assets.
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  • M off to work; I have a rather grim morning, or at least a tiring one.
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  • gybe off to the other side of the course.
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  • hallway with doors leading off to kitchen, lounge, two bedrooms, bathroom with WC, separate WC, walk in cupboard.
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  • spacious hallway with doors leading off to kitchen, lounge, two bedrooms, bathroom with WC, separate WC, walk in cupboard.
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  • hasten slowly, warns BL Hat Trick hits the north Hats off to Panama!
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  • headed off to bed... these two guys had know idea what was around the corner.
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  • Can't stop to chat, I'm off to burn some heretics.
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  • hewn stones having been carried off to make field dikes.
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  • right ho, I'm off to put that tape together for the sweetest girl while I am in the mood.
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  • Jensen was given chance to recover but eventually hobbled off to be replaced by Jason Euell.
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  • hobbled off to nuns cross, where we camped down for the night.
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  • hollyas off to see the Hollies for the second time in 9 days for the last gig of the spring run.
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  • just hoofed off to the nearest town to get the camera crew & Chris piping hot Starbucks coffees.
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  • hornyh nothing to do for the summer holidays, they set off to find the horniest boys and hottest sex in Europe.
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  • This event seems to have cooled the hotheads in Forfar, because very few went off to fight in the '45.
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  • In fact he goes off to fetch them, and returns with C. E says hurray!
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  • hurry off to the place where it's being held.
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  • hustled off to be plied with sherry at the local rectory.
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  • His talent was recognized by American impresario Colonel Bateman who promptly whisked him off to the Lyceum Theater where he made his name.
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  • This got off to a rather inauspicious start with the recording of ' Revolution ' .
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  • In terms of popular music the decade got off to a very inauspicious start.
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  • The next day it was off to meet the in-laws for the first time.
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  • insoluble salt is filtered off to separate it from the solution, washed with pure water to remove any residual salt solution.
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  • He takes her off to a hotel for a romantic interlude.
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  • Anyway, I took myself off to the local ironmongers.
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  • jostle he went off to the bar with the order, pushing his way through the jostling crowd.
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  • Soir: M cooks kedgeree & off to yoga.
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  • kingfishers today, the last just before we turned off to moor at the Boathouse.
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  • Ziggy's back is so badly lacerated he has to take time off to recover.
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  • limped off to be replaced by David Graham, the ex Torquay player who has scored several times against us over the years.
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  • lumbered off to the east, onto the former Great Northern route to the coast.
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  • Ian scowls at me for a moment then stalks off to perform the heimlich maneuver on some bloke choking on a hog roast.
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  • She was also manhandled and dragged off to a cell.
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  • had some martini from the glasses we bought Roz and then set off to the chinese near by.
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  • The defrost setting just pulses the microwaves on and off to allow time for these bursts of cooking to even out.
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  • I assume you know Paul is not talking about going off to become a missionary or a minister.
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  • Ian and David played well but Klim got off to a somewhat nervy start.
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  • Then it's off to 4 top nightspots to work off all those calories, with VIP entrance into each venue.
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  • nip off to the pub now.
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  • Milton batted first and things got off to a bad start, Milton losing both openers with just 7 runs on the board.
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  • orchestra rehearsal didn't exactly get me off to the best start.
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  • One group went off to do orienteering during the morning, enabling them to learn how to use a map and compass.
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  • A gravel path ran off to the left of the drive alongside this wall, snaking toward an old wooden outbuilding.
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  • Lyon (25) got recs off to a good start against the bowling of former West Indies Test fast bowler Reon King.
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  • solvent celt Jan 12 2006, 12:09 AM My understanding is that you are entitled to apply set off to any dealings.
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  • spandex suits, off to do battle with demons.
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  • I do not think that is true, but we cannot deny that we are off to a shaky start.
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  • stepdaughter's boyfriend did tho ', so they'll be off to see it together.
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  • On the other hand, Morton acts her socks off to add subtext, raw emotion and a true sense of desperation.
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  • I'm now trying to get some cleaning done before I head off to offer succor to my own therapy clients.
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  • Every morning, he dons his pinstripe suit and bowler hat and sets off to catch the train to work.
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  • Marlin sets off to look for Nemo, joined by Dory, a regal blue tang with a short memory span.
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  • To find out more, I'm off to get my pension, Talking in the queue will help relieve the tension.
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  • The best thing to do is either grass over any beds you can or fence them off to keep your child away.
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  • We've had a good day so I'm blogging quickly, then off to nurse my sore throat and make some wedding tiaras.
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  • Went off to the pub at lunchtime and felt a bit tipsy!
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  • Or, if you're already familiar with Yahoo Discussion groups, just toddle off to their website and join there.
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  • tornado strikes, and she's off to Oz.
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  • traipsed off to the White Horse to discuss the day's cricket.
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  • Two additional sidings eventually transpired on the ' ' down ' ' side, trailing off to the west of the platforms.
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  • The do-gooders continued to protest despite reports flooding in from around the country of regular truants being hauled off to school by shocked parents.
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  • then trundle off to your local garden center for some alpine plants.
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  • The plasma membrane envelopes the particle and buds off to form an intracellular vesicle, the phagosome.
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  • Everyone else - warm positive and happy vibes coming your way Well, off to sit on my hands so I don't scratch!
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  • The May Strasbourg session got off to a slightly wobbly start.
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  • England's strongest xi would see the return of Flintoff despite the suspicion he could do with more time off to recharge the batteries.
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  • For the scholars of the King's Hall were what we should call fellows, as may be seen by the appoint - ment to the hall on the 3rd of April 1360 of Nicholas of Drayton, B.C.L.,and John Kent,B.A., instead of two scholars who had gone off to the French wars without the warden's leave (Cal.
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  • The official valuation of imports, which is arbitrary and incorrect, was $164,569,884 gold in 1889, fell off to $67,207,780 in 1891, but gradually increased to $ 2 05, 1 54,4 20 in 1905.
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  • Though the islands are under the equator, the climate is not intensely hot, as it is tempered by cold currents from the Antarctic sea, which, having followed the coast of Peru as far as Cape; Blanco, bear off to the N.W.
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  • pipe and bubbles into the melted sulphur and water; the specific gravity of which is greatly diminished, so that it rises to the surface through the outer pipes; it is then run off to settling tanks.
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  • There are several forms of worker in these species, some with enormous heads, which remain in the underground nests, while their smaller comrades scour the country in search of suitable trees, which they ascend, biting off small circular pieces from the leaves, and carrying them off to the nests.
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  • In northern India the greatest difference does not exceed 40°; and it falls off to about 15 ° at Calcutta, and to about 10° or 12 °at Bombay and Madras.
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  • On the 31st of July, therefore, at Barere's suggestion, it was decreed that the woods of the Vendee should be burnt, the harvest carried off to safe places in rear of the army, the cattle seized, the women and children concentrated in camps in the interior, and that every male from the age of sixteen in the neighbouring regions should be called upon to take arms. Further, on the 1st of August, the troops that had formed the garrison of Mainz, which were unavailable against foreign enemies by the terms of their capitulation to the Austrians, were ordered to Vendee.
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  • In another version, Paris, on his voyage to Troy with Helen, was driven ashore on the coast of Egypt, where King Proteus, upon learning the facts of the case, detained the real Helen in Egypt, while a phantom Helen was carried off to Troy.
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  • The stock is headed off by an oblique transverse cut as shown at a, a slice is then pared off the side as at b, and on the face of this a tongue or notch is made, the cut being in a downward direction; the scion c is pared off in a similar way by a single clean sharp cut, and this is notched or tongued in the opposite direction as the figure indicates; the two are then fitted together as shown at d, so that the inner bark of each may come in contact at least on one side, and then tied round with damp soft bast as at e; next some grafting clay is taken on the forefinger and pushed down on each side so as to fill out the space between the top of the stock and the graft, and a portion is also rubbed over the ligatures on the side where the graft is placed, a handful of the clay is then taken, flattened out, and rolled closely round the whole point of junction, being finished off to a tapering form both above and below, as shown by the dotted line f.
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  • Thus a shoot will grow more vigorously whilst waving in the air than when nailed close to the wall; consequently a weak shoot should be left free, whilst its stronger antagonist should be restrained; and a luxuriant shoot may be retarded for some time by having its tender extremity pinched off to allow a weaker shoot to overtake it.
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  • The story that he was struck blind for slandering Helen in a poem and afterwards recovered his sight when, in consequence of a dream, he had composed a palinode or recantation (in which he declared that only Helen's phantom had been carried off to Troy), is told by Plato (Phaedrus 243 A.), Pausanias (iii.
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  • This percentage drops gradually, and when it is reduced to about 3% the temperature of the apparatus is lowered, by the admission of air, to about 350° C., and the air stream containing the small percentage of chlorine is led off to a second cylinder of pills, which have just been treated with ammonium chloride vapour and are ready for the hot air current.
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  • When a field is ridged in the line of the greatest ascent of the ground, there is an obvious convenience in adopting the furrows as the site of the drains; but wherever this is not the case the drains must be laid off to suit the contour of the ground, irrespective of the furrows altogether.
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  • VIA CASSIA, an ancient high-road of Italy, leading from Rome through Etruria to Florentia (Florence); at the 11th mile the Via Clodia (see Clodia, Via) diverged north-north-west, while the Via Cassia ran to the east of the Lacus Sabatinus and then through the place now called Sette Vene, where a road, probably the Via Annia, branched off to Falerii, through Sutrium (where the Via Ciminia, running along the east edge of the Lacus Ciminius, diverged from it, to rejoin it at Aquae Passeris, north of the modern Viterbo 1), Forum Cassii, Volsinii, Clusium and Arretium, its line being closely followed by the modern highroad from Rome to Florence.
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  • In the past, impetuous young men would drop out of college and run off to join the army.
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  • Inspired, perhaps, by Master Gobbler's success, we carried off to the woodpile a cake which the cook had just frosted, and ate every bit of it.
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  • "You are off to the war, Prince?" said Anna Pavlovna.
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  • All along the sides of the road fallen horses were to be seen, some flayed, some not, and broken-down carts beside which solitary soldiers sat waiting for something, and again soldiers straggling from their companies, crowds of whom set off to the neighboring villages, or returned from them dragging sheep, fowls, hay, and bulging sacks.
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  • Well, are you off to the front?
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  • Prince Andrew galloped off to execute the order.
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  • He folded it up without reading it and reread his father's letter, ending with the words: "Gallop off to Korchevo and carry out instructions!"
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  • "Where are they off to now?" thought Rostov.
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  • The victorious huntsman rode off to join the field, and there, surrounded by inquiring sympathizers, recounted his exploits.
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  • But Rostov went off to his squadron without waiting for tea.
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  • "We'll clear it out for you in a minute," said Timokhin, and, still undressed, ran off to clear the men out of the pond.
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