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  • Alfonso looked to be a year or so older than Jonathan.

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  • It took them another thirty minutes or so to find the burned out shell of the car.

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  • In an hour or so the storm would abate and they could leave.

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  • The conversation was over - or so she thought.

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  • The house sits more than a mile off the snow plow route, so sometimes I'm snowed in for a week or so.

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  • He'll limp around for a week or so and then he'll be fine.

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  • After he came out of the coma, he underwent a year or so of therapy.

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  • The town was fairly large with a dozen or so business buildings on each side of the street but, as I said, most were closed.

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  • It rang a dozen or so times before I half-fell down the stairs and located it.

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  • I put aside a dozen or so that looked promising but that was all.

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  • Give me an hour or so and a number where I can call you.

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  • I don't know how long I remained unconscious; probably only a minute or so.

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  • Then I read about this other murder, maybe after I was in a year or so.

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  • My batteries are low-- think I can Travel in an hour or so.

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  • She hadn't expected it to form so fast or so strong.

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  • I'll probably be gone until noon or so.

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  • Sprinkled in the assortment of oldies were a few exceptions—two couples both named Dawkins, and Pumpkin Green, a young man taking a break from his cross country hike to California in support of the homeless, or so he claimed.

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  • They made me wait an hour or so knowing what was coming.

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  • The Lucky Pup is one of a dozen or so digs scattered around his property up in Governor's Basin.

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  • The woman listened patiently, or so Dean assumed by her silence.

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  • Bird Song was empty, or so they thought, when they returned.

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  • There was polite applause, a little less then followed Fitzgerald's words, or so thought Dean.

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  • He was around Ouray for ten years or so.

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  • So far, except for stomach growls an hour or so before mealtime, Dean wasn't complaining.

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  • He'll be back in twenty minutes or so.

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  • It was a week or so before his car was found.

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  • Everything he did was to help her, or so he thought.

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  • Marriage was supposed to cool that passion, or so they said.

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  • Got word the inevitable is coming in three months or so.

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  • Yes. I plan on moving in a month or so.

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  • The dual moons seemed to hover somewhere in the middle of the air of a massive chasm, just like the dozen or so hulking spaceships, whose dark grey skins reflected like skins of massive grey whales in the moonlight.

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  • Had she been that smitten or so desperate to leave?

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  • I suspect the new Mrs. Martin passed on sometime a year or so later, after the last letter.

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  • Fred had left a half hour earlier, to see Miss Worthington, about some business, or so he claimed.

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  • Ryland was the last to leave, or so Dean thought.

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  • Jackson was thrilled at the thought of spending a decade or so at his favorite home, claiming North America to be fresh and new.

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  • I thought maybe a half hour or so before guests arrive.

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  • Elisabeth was in a whirlwind for the first hour or so.

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  • We will have to leave in ten years or so anyway.

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  • They won't for a day or so.

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  • He had tried to teach her to play the piano many times through the years, but she always became bored within a week or so of practice and gave up.

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  • A dozen or so of the PMF soldiers were present.

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  • You could always wait a few weeks or so to see if they disable the security.

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  • Not far.  I saw the palace when I climbed a tree.  Maybe a day or so.

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  • A Mr. Edwin Mayer hoped to be able to sneak him in at that time, or so squeaked his nasal-voiced secretary.

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  • Now, tell me what's going on or so help me God I'll dump your ass right here in the middle of the square!

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  • Something had gone awry, or so the twins found out a day or two later, although Vinnie swore everything went according to plan and they hadn't done anything wrong.

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  • They draw a lottery from the 4,000 or so who want to ride.

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  • I might get a Longhorn cow in a month or so.

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  • I'll only be gone a day or so.

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  • It'll be an hour or so.

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  • A crew was supposed to be out in the next week or so to do the work, but she wanted to measure the windows for curtains.

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  • He didn't write in it the last month or so before his death, but look at his last entry.

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  • That was a good thing – or so he kept telling himself.

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  • and reaching back a mile or so from the river to highlands which rise to a height of 400 ft., with Mt Ida (240 ft.

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  • The building societies and financial institutions in receipt of deposits, or so many of them as were on an unsound footing, failed at an early period of the depression, so also did the weaker banks.

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  • Every twenty years or so (last in 1889 and 1905) the Fete des Vignerons is held here by an ancient gild of vinedressers, and attracts much attention.

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  • With this apparatus some of Marconi's earliest successes, such as telegraphing across the English Channel, were achieved, and telegraphic communication at the rate of fifteen words or so a minute established between the East Goodwin lightship and the South Foreland lighthouse, also between the Isle of Wight and the Lizard in Cornwall.

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  • In Sicily and the provinces of Reggio, Catanzaro, Cosenza and Lecce this tree flourishes without shelter; as far north as Rome, Aquila and Teramo it reqtiires only the slightest protection; in the rest of the peninsula itruns the risk of damage by frost every ten years or so.

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  • They range from a millimetre or so (smaller species of Aeolosoma) to 6 ft.

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  • If we take the mere popular view of what is meant by the " old Political Economy," that is, that a generation or so ago economics was comprised in a neatly rounded set of general propositions, universally accepted, which could be set forth in a question we have really to determine is how we can make the best use of the accumulated knowledge of past generations, and to do that we must look more closely into the economic science of the 10th century..

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  • In the Desmognathae, the vomer is either abortive or so small as toy disappear from the skeleton.

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  • - Towards the close of the 15th century Venetian architecture began to feel the influence of the classical revival; but, lying far from Rome and retaining still her connexion with the East, Venice did not fall under the sway of the classical ideals either so quickly or so completely as most Italian cities.

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  • Of the two-score or so of families most prominent in the first century hardly one retained place in the similar list for the early years of the second.

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  • In addition to the rare elements mentioned above, there are a score or so more whose existence is doubtful.

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  • Finally, the plankton (and again the vegetable forms in particular) are practically restricted to the upper hundred fathoms or so of the sea.

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  • If, however, it be now subjected for an hour or so to a temperature of 140° C., a combination occurs, and vulcanized caoutchouc is the result.

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  • After a month or so the plates are converted to a more or less considerable depth into crusts of white lead.

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  • A is the upper end of a glass tube, half a metre or so in length, which is clamped in a vertical position.

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  • But the truth was that the Boers thought they stood to gain by fighting, while the British, though not expecting war, and acting up till the last month or so on the assumption that serious military preparations were either unnecessary or sufficiently unlikely to be necessary to make them politically inexpedient, had with no less confidence committed themselves to a policy which was impracticable on peaceful terms.

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  • It is practically synonymous with the word council (q.v.); concilium is used in the same technical sense by Tertullian c. 200, and auvoSos a century or so later in the Apostolic canons.

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  • Every twenty-four hours or so the flow of juice may be conveniently stopped, and, after all the impurities have subsided, the superincumbent clear liquor may be decanted by a cock placed at the side of the cone for the purpose, and the vessel may be washed out.

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  • As a general rule the ripe proglottides are detached in chains and replaced by others which in their turn become detached, the process being repeated for a year or so until the worm weakens and is cast out.

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  • After being pared off the turf is allowed to dry for a fortnight or so and is then placed in small heaps a yard or two wide at the base, a little straw or wood being put in the middle of each heap, which is then lighted.

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  • A century or so later it was created a duchy.

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  • - The anterior maxillary teeth are deeply grooved, or so folded as to appear hollow or perforated.

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  • The above method is especially useful for the determinations of very small capacities of the order of Ioo electrostatic units or so and upwards.

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  • The superiority of the empire was a mechanical one, and during the two centuries or so that the exarchate lasted it lost ground.

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  • (2) More common are the auriferous quartz-reefs - veins or masses of quartz containing gold in flakes visible to the naked eye, or so finely divided as to be invisible.

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  • Certainly no other has so many acres of improved land, or so large a proportion - from 85 to 90% - of its land subject to cultivation.

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  • " In the same way, a theory that some particular substance, say water, is homogeneous and continuous may be a good working theory up to a certain point, but may fail when we come to deal with quantities so minute or so attenuated that their heterogeneity of structure comes into prominence.

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  • Throughout the dry or cool season the wind blows steadily and almost uninterruptedly (except for an hour or so forenoon and afternoon) from the south-east.

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  • It had all been said before in the various protests of which we have spoken, and very recently by Ulrich von Hutten in his Dialogues, but no one had put the case so strongly, or so clearly, before.

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  • The beam is released and in the course of a second or so takes up a certain position dependent on the relative weights of the coin and counterpoise.

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  • The ectoderm loses entirely the ciliation which it had in the planula and actinula stages and commonly secretes on its external surface a protective or supporting investment, the perisarc. Contrasting with this, the anthopolyp is generally of s q uat form, the diameter often exceeding the height; the peristome is wide, a hypostome is lacking, and the ectoderm, or so much of it as is exposed, i.e.

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  • But a month or so later Cromwell was made earl of Essex, Gardiner's friend, Bishop Sampson, was sent to the Tower, and Barnes reverted to Lutheranism.

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  • The next thirty years or so were spent in various wars and expeditions.

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  • A score or so of other names are given by Samuel Purchas.

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  • There probably never was a viceroy so unpopular among Anglo-Indians or so popular with the natives.

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  • In this connexion, however, as well as on other grounds, it is a significant fact that within twenty years or so after the death of Justin, which probably occurred circa A.D.

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  • If, however, a theodolite, fitted with a telescope which can rotate about a horizontal axis and having an altitude circle, is employed, so that when observing a transit the altitude of the sun or star can be read off, then the time need only be known to within a minute or so.

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  • No one will be so foolish or so unjust as to hold Leo XIII.

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  • He, not unnaturally, includes both curassows and turkeys in one category, calling both " Pavos " (peafowls); but he carefully distinguishes between them, pointing out among other things that the latter make a wheel (hacen la rueda) of their tail, though this was not so grand or so beautiful as that of the Spanish " Pavo," and he gives a faithful though short description of the turkey.

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  • The harbour formed by the Bay of Tangier is an extensive one, the best Morocco possesses, and good in all weathers except during a strong east wind, but vessels of any size have to anchor a mile or so out as the shore to the west is shallow and sandy, and to the east, rocky and shingly.

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  • Many gardeners are still afraid to disturb an unsuitable subsoil, but experienced growers have proved that by bringing it up to the surface and placing plenty of manure in the bottoms of the various trenches, the very best results are attained in the course of a season or so.

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  • in height; while smaller areas of an acre or so should have the principal walls 12 and the side walls io ft.

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  • At one time thousands of buffalo skins were obtainable and provided material for most useful coats and rugs for rough wear in cold regions, but to-day only a herd or so of the animals remain, and in captivity.

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  • It is probable that the whole phenomenon of isomerism is due to the possibility that compounds or systems which in reality are unstable yet persist, or so slowly change that practically one can speak of their stability; for instance, such systems as explosives and a mixture of hydrogen and oxygen, where the stable form is water, and in which, according to some, a slow but until now undetected change takes place even at ordinary temperatures.

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  • Like our Scottish stags at the rutting season, they roar loudest in cold frosty nights; but on no occasions are their voices to be heard in such perfection, or so intensely powerful, as when two or three troops of strange lions approach a fountain to drink at the same time.

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  • The Luapula, which leaves Bangweulu at its most southern point, is about a mile wide at the outflow, but soon narrows to 300 or so yds.

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  • 63) an earthquake, which affected all the neighbouring towns, vented its force especially upon Pompeii, a large part of which, including most of the public buildings, was either destroyed or so seriously damaged as to require to be rebuilt (Tac. Ann.

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  • For contemporary history and also for the century or so which preceded the lifetimes of their authors these writings are fairly trustworthy, but beyond this they are little more than collections of legends.

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  • Never before or after was the island so united or so independent.

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  • The history of these Greek dynasties is for us almost a blank, and for estimating the amount and quality of Hellenism in Bactria during the 180 years or so of Macedonian and Greek rule, we are reduced to building hypotheses upon the scantiest data.

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  • In scarcely any country was the result so rapid or so brilliant.

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  • Place this close to the eye, and an inch or so behind it place another piece of paper with a fine needle-hole in it.

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  • At one end is an insulated plate P kept at a potential of 200 volts or so above the earth by a battery.

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  • For many purposes a gravitational system of measurement is most natural; thus we speak of a force of so many pounds or so many kilogrammes.

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  • The coast of Sweden is not indented with so many or so deep fjords as that of Norway, nor do the shores of the Gulf of Bothnia, the Baltic and the Cattegat share in the peculiar Coast..

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  • It rejected nearly all the royal measures outright, or so modified them that Gustavus himself withdrew them.

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  • The consequence was that nearly all the royal propositions were either rejected outright or so modified that Gustavus himself withdrew them.

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  • (2) By far the majority of the described species (over woo) fall into the three genera - Micro- coccus (about 400), Bacillus (about 200) and Bactridium (about 150), so that only a quarter or so of the forms are selected out by the other genera.

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  • Ciliary movements, which undoubtedly contribute in bringing the surface into contact with larger supplies of oxygen and other fluids in unity of time, are not so rapid or so extensive when compared with other standards than the apparent dimensions of the microscopic field.

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  • at right angles, and the bones of the elbow and wrist making a quarter of a turn or so during extension and the same amount during flexion.

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  • long, in the hope that when the speed reached a certain point it would leave the rails, but it was prevented from rising more than an inch or so by four arms, or outriggers, furnished with wheels, which projected from its sides and ran under an inverted wooden upper or safety track outside the railway track proper.

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  • The object of this section is to give a physical description of England and Wales according to natural regions, which usually follow the geology of the country very closely; although the relationship of configuration and geology is not so simple or so clearly marked as in Scotland.

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  • The keeping of swine in a dwelling-house, or so as to be a nuisance, is made an offence punishable by a penalty in an urban district, as also is the suffering of any waste or stagnant water to remain in any cellar, or within any dwelling-house after notice, and the allowing of the contents of any closet, privy or cesspool to overflow or soak therefrom.

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  • Such examples show the importance of placing any rain-gauge, so far as possible, upon a plane surface of the earth - horizontal, or so inclined that, if produced, especially in the direction of prevailing winds, it will cut the mean levels of the area whose mean rainfall is intended to be represented by that gauge.

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  • Owen, Godbolt's Reports, 432), but unbound by any particular constitutions of council or pope; unless those constitutions had been " received " here by English councils, or so recognized by English courts (secular or spiritual) as to become part of the ecclesiastical custom of the realm.

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  • " I may confidently affirm," wrote John Fell, the dean of Christ Church, to Lord Sunderland, " there is not any one in the college who has heard him speak a word against, or so much as censuring, the government; and, although very frequently, both in public and private, discourses have been purposely introduced to the disparagement of his master, the earl of Shaftesbury, he could never be provoked to take any notice, or discover in word or look the least concern; so that I believe there is not in the world such a master of taciturnity and passion."

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  • At the same time it took care to show that none was so obscure or so impotent as to be safe when its policy was to destroy.

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  • be sought a mile or so farther to the S.E., where were found most of the inscriptions of which the place of discovery is certain.

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  • No district in Ireland has a rainfall so heavy as that of large portions of the Highlands of Scotland, or so light as that of several large districts in the east of Great Britain.

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  • It is undoubted that a great increase of population set in towards the close of the 18th century and continued during the first 40 years or so of the 19th.

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  • But vassalage could only be a cause of disintegration, not of unity, and that this disintegration did not at once spread indefinitely was due to the dozen or so great military commands Flanders, Burgundy, Aquitaine, &c.which Charles the Bald had been obliged to establish on a strong territorial basis.

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  • There are at least 64 trees and at least 77 shrubs growing native in the state; but of their joint number a mere half-dozen or so can be classed as strictly endemic. Small woods of broad-leaf trees (and red cedars) grow very generally along all the water-courses of the state; and coniferous species grow along Pine Ridge and the Wild Cat Mountains.

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  • The art of these countries is mainly geometrical, and allows only of monograms crowned with laurels, of peacocks, of animals gambolling amid foliage, of fruit and flowers, of crosses which are either svastikas of Hindu and Mycenaean type, or so lost in enveloping arabesques as to be merely decorative.

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  • The gestational carrier was prepared and ready to receive the fertilized eggs, so it would happen in the next day or so.

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  • Yes Sir, at least for a week or so.

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  • There's a theory he may have spent time behind bars and been released a year or so ago and started up again.

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  • Therefore, sometimes what he said was unintelligible or so quiet we had difficulty even hearing.

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  • A dozen or so shabbily dressed men and one elderly woman, similarly attired stood around outside.

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  • The rain had quit for the day, though the tropical storm spinning around in the Gulf guaranteed another week or so of sporadic storms.

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  • Sprinkled in the assortment of oldies were a few exceptions—two couples both named Dawkins, and Pumpkin Green, a young man taking a break from his cross country hike to California in support of the homeless, or so he claimed.

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  • How about I explain in boring scientific jargon for thirty minutes or so at a couple of hundred bucks an hour?

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  • He had a church here for ten years or so and his wife Anne was 'a well-respected lady of social importance,' at least according to a newspaper article I found, and a paragraph in the local history.

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  • The sound stopped in a minute or so but a three AM recurrence woke them enough to hold a brief conversation on the source of the nocturnal noise, a conversation repeated at four AM, by which time the couple were fully awake.

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  • She had never met a man so brazen, or so sexy.

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  • That was a good thing – or so he kept telling himself.

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  • This brief overview encapsulates the dilemma that the BDA has faced over the past decade or so.

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  • Fine hair can be removed by gentle agitation and decanting, before leaving a further 4 hours or so in some biological detergent.

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  • amylopectin molecule contains a million or so residues, about 5% of which form the branch points.

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  • All they have to do is manage for a day or so among the strange customs without offending anybody.

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  • bibulous personal photographer and court jester] only puts in a guest appearance every four weeks or so.

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  • Thursday was spent cleaning some oily bilges, and re-instating the engine cooling system that I stripped down a week or so ago.

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  • The first 15 or so was quite bitty in the second half, not a lot came off for City.

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  • Stir in 1and half tbsp caster sugar (fine sugar) and simmer gently for 10 minutes or so stirring to prevent sticking.

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  • Thirdly, my Russian comrade 's Earl Gray Smokers will get a rejig from me in the next month or so.

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  • Few writers of fiction have been so exact or so conscientious as he was regarding his facts.

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  • After a month or so the skin becomes very crusty.

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  • Unfortunately, not all his students are so diligent or so capable as their tutor.

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  • disbanded after a year or so.

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  • If you have a baker's dozen or so of good poems, why spread them thin, or sit on them?

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  • But the massive rise in the last two years has led economists to predict a sharp slowdown over the next year or so.

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  • Large circular encampment About 60 feet or so in diamater, this circular encampment is simply a forest glade with a few canvas tents.

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  • What were the 140 or so little pits found by earlier excavators used for?

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  • Now herself 30yrs old If you are serious about learning falconry 2 or so days is not enough.

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  • Many people take an antispasmodic medicine for a week or so at a time to control pain when bouts of pain flare-up.

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  • loosen the girth and leave the saddle in place for five minutes or so.

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  • use a glass cutter to cut round the pane an inch or so from the frame.

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  • Instead of concrete feed towers and 100 or so grotesque concrete pens, I now see slender young cherry trees and limes.

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  • gullythe past week or so there have been lots of ski descents down many of the climbing gullies... !

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  • half dozen or so of his books as all are superb.

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  • half inch or so gap around in the inside, it's no big deal.

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  • The ranch has a large corral with a dozen or so hapless cattle for the tourists ' sport - some with large horns.

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  • Whilst my car was having its annual MOT, I spent a happy hour in Beaconsfield a week or so ago.

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  • Knock it off now or so help me God I'll come down and beat the hell out of the both of you!

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  • adjust the humidity further if you like and stay in 10 or so minutes again.

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  • Companies House have recently introduced measures to prevent corporate identity theft or so called ' Company Hijacking ' .

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  • iguanodon bernissartensis In 1878 a group of thirty or so fully articulated dinosaur skeletons were found in a coal mine at Bernissart, Belgium.

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  • There is nothing so evil or so inconsiderable but God can work by it.

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  • index on microfiche, to marriages and christenings in the 900 or so parishes in Scotland.

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  • The Prince of Wales, at a private investiture at Buckingham Palace some 3 years or so ago was created Lord of the Isles.

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  • lapse of taste, he was silent for a minute or so.

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  • As often as not the films so lauded are likely to be quite forgotten in a year or so.

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  • At the top of the Little Tower the Great Tower suddenly looms ahead with only 50 meters or so mild scrambling to its base.

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  • luminaryt meeting there, somewhat earlier, attracted 100 or so people, including many sf luminaries.

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  • Some archeological testing of the site for the new structure found that it was largely made-up ground of the last century or so.

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  • Even so, when we got Macs at 1990 or so we were still not as late as some kids and teen mags.

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  • An hour or so later I discovered his footprints in some mud outside a small marble Mausoleum.

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  • I'm still narked I missed the.com domain name by 4 days or so tho ' .

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  • The children and young people usually perform the nativity play a week or so before.

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  • We're 96 behind with 30 overs of batting or so to overs of batting or so to overhaul that deficit.

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  • Every summer a dozen or so babies die after being left in hot cars while their parents play pachinko.

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  • Information: I have been experiencing pelvic pain on and off for a year or so.

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  • NOVACON banquet attendees were stricken by a mysterious plague: 15 or so people report feeling ill afterward.

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  • For the past 10 or so years the riverbank has been neglected and dense planting has prevented angling from many of the swims.

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  • pleasantryt people, or so Dave told her, but they never wanted to do more than exchange pleasantries, or occasionally talk tactics.

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  • The squares, moreover, are not nearly so crowded or so populous as the streets and the other parts of the city.

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  • porphyritic intermediate intrusive rock with aligned feldspar phenocrysts to 1cm or so long.

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  • Twice we came across rapids, and in each case made a portage of half a mile or so to avoid them.

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  • But this time he had made something much more powerful, however completely harmless, or so he thought.

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  • This is not always the case and many simple probates are finished quite easily in a month or so.

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  • The tree can remain productive for 100 years or so.

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  • If you already have rhubarb it will appreciate being divide every five years or so.

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  • Seen from High Pike itself it's just a gentle swell in the moorland a mile or so to the southwest.

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  • Say, that we'd understated our projected turnover this year by a million quid or so.

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  • Weekly supplies for the 100,000 or so bottled water coolers in use in the UK is adding tons of CO2 into the atmosphere.

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  • It deals both with benevolent beings which have no circle of worshippers or so limited a circle as to be below the rank of gods, and with malevolent beings of all kinds.

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  • If, however, it be now subjected for an hour or so to a temperature of 140° C., a combination occurs, and vulcanized caoutchouc is the result.

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  • One cubic centimetre of soil taken within a foot or so from the surface contains from II to 2 millions of bacteria of many different kinds, as well as large numbers of fungi.

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  • Thus a common nuisance cannot be pardoned while it remains unredressed, or so as to prevent an abatement of it.

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  • are thus enumerated: (1) any premises in such a state as to be a nuisance or injurious to health; (2) any pool, ditch, gutter, watercourse, privy, urinal, cesspool, drain or ashpit so foul or in such a state as to be injurious to health; (3) any animal so kept as to be a nuisance or injurious to health; (4) any accumulation or deposit which is a nuisance or injurious to health; (5) any house or part of a house so overcrowded as to be dangerous or injurious to the health of the inmates, whether or not members of the same family; (6) any factory, workshop or workplace not already under the operation of any general act for the regulation of factories or bakehouses not kept in a cleanly state or not ventilated in such a manner as to render harmless as far as practicable any gases, vapours, dust or other impurities generated in the course of the work carried on therein that are a nuisance or injurious to health, or so overcrowded while work is carried on as to be dangerous or injurious to the health of those employed therein; (7) any fireplace or furnace which does not as far as practicable consume the smoke arising from the combustible used therein, and which is used for working engines by steam or in any mill, factory, dye-house, brewery, bakehouse or gas work, or in any manufacturing or trade process whatsoever; and (8) any chimney not being the chimney of a private dwelling-house sending forth black smoke in such quantity as to be a nuisance.

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  • But never had she felt so grieved for him or so much afraid of losing him.

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  • Most of the 600 or so rattan species are Asian in origin, although a few grow in West Africa and Australia.

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  • Certain traffic regulations to allow this, issued a week or so ago had been rescinded when the war started.

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  • So everything is rosy on the home front, or so it seems.

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  • A hundred yards or so away, there 's a slow-moving queue to enter the Tower grounds.

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  • Cervical smear screening for women should be done every two years or so from the age of first sexual activity onwards.

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  • On closer inspection however this idea was shattered by the noisy greetings of some ten or so spaniel type dogs of varying ages.

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  • This week You wo n't want anything too physically strenuous for a day or so.

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  • Seen from High Pike itself it 's just a gentle swell in the moorland a mile or so to the southwest.

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  • Say, that we 'd understated our projected turnover this year by a million quid or so.

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  • In 1980, Alan H Guth proposed that a release of energy happened in the first minute or so of the universe 's existence.

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  • This is important for parents to note, as their breastfed baby may measure at the lower ends of the growth chart during his first year or so.

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  • Breastfed babies typically need to eat every two hours or so.

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  • Measuring for a nursing bra a week or so after giving birth may be a bad idea because your breasts are most likely engorged during this period.

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  • If your baby is old enough for fruit juices, you might want to increase her intake for a day or so.

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  • Her tummy is small, and she'll need to eat every two hours or so.

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  • They are rather made by vineyards to be enjoyed within two years or so of bottling.

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  • Digital camcorders use a great deal of power, which is why batteries normally only last an hour or so before needing a recharge.

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  • This is not an option for those who need the latest and greatest, but you can find some real bargains if you don't mind merchandise a year or so out of date.

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  • While in a major retailer that specializes in frames, like Micheal's, or in a big box retailer looking for frames, you will undoubtedly have a hundred or so choices.

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  • Instead of getting one built frame, you can usually get 10 or so ready-made frames for the same price.

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  • A basic strategy to getting your iPod Mini is to watch the item until the last few hours or so in order to be competitive enough to possibly win.

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  • They will wait for a week or so before making you an offer and then even wait to mail you a check if you accept the offer.

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  • When there is a great deal, Newegg will typcially limit the amount one person can buy, but usually this is five or so.

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  • Almost anyone can head out in a motorboat on the weekend, but if you want to learn to sail, you'll need to take lessons and make sure you can control the boat so you aren't injured or so you don't drift out to sea.

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  • If that fails, you may have to give him a bath every week or so.

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  • An ounce or so of lime juice will be plenty for a single serving, but you can feel free to use a bit more if you prefer.

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  • That's great if you plan ahead by a month or so for a big trip, but if you want to head out of town for a last-minute getaway, you may need to leave your points behind.

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  • Temporary alimony will be ordered as a way to compensate the recipient for contributing to the other spouse's business or so that he or she could get established in a career.

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  • According to Clivir.com, the number of people seeking a divorce has gone down over the past 30 years or so.

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  • After all, a bargain's a bargain and knowing that you might be able to get a great deal on furniture in nine months or so may give you some incentive to hang on to what you have until then.

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  • For very old sofas, you might not be too lucky (of course, you should always give it a shot), but sofas purchased within the last half decade or so will probably result in a fruitful search for new cushions.

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  • Hooker furniture is actively involved in supporting the North Carolina and Virginia communities , where the company's 800 or so employees live and work.

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  • The chlorinator will require new pucks to be added every 12 weeks or so depending on usage as well.

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  • Rotate the rug every six months or so to spread wear and tear evenly over the rug.

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  • A year or so ago, though, I was gifted with a tube of Prescriptives Lash Envy mascara and haven't looked back since.

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  • That's a lofty claim, since most products tend to vanish within an hour or so.

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  • Shape your eyebrows: To avoid the chance of little red bumps due to plucking, shape your eyebrows 5 days or so before your wedding.

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  • After a decade or so of people carrying around digital cameras that can fit in their pockets, two things happened.

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  • If when pinched between your thumb and index finger the muscle part of the meat feels fleshy, it still needs another minute or so in the broiler.

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  • Meditation is another great way to calm the mind and can be done simply by finding a comfortable place to sit and concentrating on one specific thought for a period of 15 minutes or so.

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  • The overall health benefits of exercise have become well-known, particularly in the last decade or so.

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  • Hide alarm clocks everywhere in the school, such as teachers' desks, cafeteria tables, lockers, ceiling tiles, heating/air conditioning vents, etc. Set the clocks so that each one goes off about five minutes or so after another one.

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  • As you age, your period will become a regular monthly cycle, but for the first few years or so you might not get it every month and you may only have light bleeding.

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  • The players pick a category, like animals, fruits, candy bars or so on.

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  • I would add that this is especially in the first year or so when you are getting grounded in the diet.

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  • My girlfriend at the time was also concerned, but hey, everybody was doing it, or so I assumed.

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  • Increased aggression may also be a problem for a short period of time, usually up to a week or so after quitting.

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  • I would quit a day or two, a week or so and "bam!"

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  • Organic cotton will get wet, but it won't billow or cling and it will dry quickly and be mold-resistant - although you will have to toss it in the wash probably every other month or so.

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  • This is one pop superstar who expanded on her natural assets with a little cosmetic help, or so the rumor goes.

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  • In an attempt to once and for all shed the 150 or so extra pounds that her body was carrying, she underwent gastric bypass surgery.

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  • Granted, she had a baby a year earlier, but even a year or so after her daughter was born, Wilson still needed to shed 40 pounds.

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  • And it took a long time to shed those pounds -- except for the last 25 or so.

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  • When the rumors that 38-year old Mariah and 27 year old Nick secretly wed at her home in the Bahamas surfaced a day or so ago, no one believed it to be true.

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  • Sutherland is expected to turn himself into the NYPD within the next day or so to face assault charges.

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  • He took a few other digs at Montag, and was done with his segment - or so he thought.

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  • Come on now, the man was just paid $45 million dollars, so he's out of work for the next six months or so.

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  • The best time to purchase a springtime dress is the week or so before Easter.

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  • Store in a cool, dark place, checking every year or so to make sure it's in pristine condition.

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  • Instead, consider hitting the stores once a week or so to see if there are any sales and clearances going on.

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  • The vessels used for private cruises are smaller ships and yachts, designed to carry a dozen or so passengers.

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  • Other Boxers are black, or so darkly brindled that they appear black.

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  • Get up and take them out early in the morning and then about once an hour for the first day or so.

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  • We exercise her after work for about an hour or so during the week days, and for a few hours on the weekends.

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  • I am on my last week or so of training my sister's wonderful dog Gomez, that we all have fallen in love with.

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  • Mature bushes are 3 feet or so high and rather more through.

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  • Dumortieri; but the leaves are broader, the flowers about the same size, closer, and paler in color, and with a distinct cylindrical tube half an inch or so long.

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  • There is first the Narrow-leaved Phillyraea (P. angustifolia), 15 feet or so in height, with long narrow leaves which may be small and narrow, as in rosmarinifolia, a fine dwarf evergreen from Italy.

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  • Iris Korolkowi - Of this the leaves are tall, narrow, and upright, the scape, which is about 1 foot or so high, bearing two large flowers of delicate shades of grey and brown, and beautifully veined.

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  • The flowers are quite distinct in aspect from those of the Spanish Iris, and appear a fortnight or so later.

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  • The trusses are small but exceedingly graceful, composed of flowers 2 inches or so across, white or rosy-lilac, freely spotted with dark red on the upper petals.

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  • By removing the point of growth so soon as the young plant is established in September, and again six weeks or so later, bushy plants having six or eight shoots result, and towards the end of the year should be potted into 5-inch pots.

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  • Above the handsome five-parted leaves, and rising to 4 feet or so high, the tall panicles of creamy-white flowers produce an effect not unlike that of a giant Meadow Sweet.

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  • The best known species is R. purpurea, with richly colored flowers on stems 9 inches or so high.

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  • Cuttings of recent growth of 3 inches or so long are the best, and if made to a joint in the usual way and inserted in sandy soil in a cold frame, will, if kept close and fairly moist, root to almost cent. per cent.

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  • Spatlum (Lewisia) - Remarkable and beautiful Rocky Mountain plants, allied to Portulaca, L. rediviva being very dwarf, 1 inch or so high, with a small tuft of narrow leaves, from the centre of which the flower-stalks arise.

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  • Clethra Canescens - An erect deciduous bush, 4 feet or so high, native of China and Japan, whence it was introduced about 1870.

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  • It reaches a height of 15 feet in a few years, growing in the form of a broad based cone, with its lower branches but a foot or so from the ground.

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  • The variety serotina is interesting from blooming a month or so after all the other Kniphofias are over; its flowers are greenish-yellow, occasionally tinged with red.

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  • Toss your compost every week or so to increase air flow through the pile.

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  • The top four inches or so should be compost.

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  • Pinks don't mind being a little dry, but they should be watered once a week or so if it isn't raining regularly.

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  • Don't despair if your soil is very sandy, filled with so much clay you could start a pottery, or so hard-packed from construction that you need a pick axe to even turn a spadeful of earth.

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  • If you just want enough berries for snacking, one container of about a dozen or so plants will produce berries for sweet treats.

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  • If that top inch is moist, hold off on watering for another day or so.

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  • Most plants tolerate a pH anywhere from 5.5 to 7.5, but certain plants such as gardenias, azaleas, and blueberries like soil that's acidic, or close to 5.5 or so.

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  • Give your vegetable plants full sun and plenty of water if it hasn't rained in a week or so.

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  • A dozen or so bass tabs are also provided here for all the fans of Duff McKagan out there.

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  • The chart is limited, only having 15 or so chords, and is a great reference for beginning players to carry with them.

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  • After you finish painting the ceiling (if necessary), work the walls by rolling within a half-inch or so of the ceiling, and finish off the top of the area with a brush.

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  • If you can, air your bedding in the sun once a month or so.

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  • A little bit of soap can be used when things are really messy, but just a tiny squirt that amounts to a quarter of a teaspoon or so is all that is needed to gently get baby clean.

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  • They are the perfect nitrogen rich addition to your compost pile, assuming you allow them to dry for a day or so before adding them to the heap.

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  • A dress will range from about £500 to £1000 or so.

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  • About once a week (or as directed) give your plants an organic fertilizer to keep the nutrients in the soil.Adding a thick mulch to the top two inches or so of the pot will help the soil retain moisture as well.

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  • Commit to spending an hour or so each day pulling these small intruders out of your organic garden.

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  • The mattress pad should be aired in the sunshine every two months or so.

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  • Keep in mind that there may be a hefty fee if you want to withdraw funds from the plan during the first 10 years or so.

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  • However, for others, the build-up and first signs of menopause can begin up to two years or so before the final menstrual cycle.

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  • You don't need a large wardrobe, but should focus instead on buying a few good pieces every season or so to mix with your other standards.

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  • It's best to try to save yourself from making two smaller orders if you remotely suspect you'll need more than the first 100 or so.

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  • If they are not treated properly, it is recommended to replace them every six months or so.

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  • Further, the contact holder should be replaced about every three months or so.

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  • In the past ten or so years, the contact lens wearers have taken the bull by the horns, so to speak, when it came down to saving money on contact lenses.

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  • Be prepared to pay more than the typical $10.00 or so for drugstore reading glasses, of course, since they will be made just for your eyes and are not a "one size fits all" fix.

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  • They created the first lenses in 1961, but the brand did not become popular until about 1975; it took another five or so years for Vuarnet to become a hit in the United States and Canada.

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  • The max you'll probably find a 360 for is $349 or so.

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  • Despite the issues, I found this game to be addicting for 5 hours or so.

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  • At the very least it lends an opportunity for a new generation of gamers to experience a portion of the joy this game brought upon its release five or so years ago.

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  • Maybe I had something set wrong or I could have fixed that, but I didn't want to play this game for another minute after an hour or so.

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  • The first half dozen or so times I tried the final stage on Easy Mode, I felt there was no way that I would ever complete it.

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  • I'm sure with some patience I could make a decent one, but I quit after 30 minutes or so in order to play the actual game.

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  • And this all happens in just the first hour or so of play.

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  • Usually, machines like these have a limited maximum usage, like 50 discs or so.

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  • Gun's graphics are pretty average, now that the Xbox is probably in it's final year or so.

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  • Ninja Gaiden is back and better than ever, or so I've heard, since I never really played the first one.

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  • For instance, Falcon will turn into a missle-slinging robot; Wang Tang changes into some insanely fast martial artist capable out a thousand hits per second... or so it seems when you're getting your butt kick by him.

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  • There's plenty of variety to enjoy, and to complete the entire story mode -- depending on how well you do -- will take about 10 hours or so.

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  • Seaman does take a good time investment, around 30 minutes or so a day for a healthy Seaman, but what you get is a somewhat satisfying game that will either impress you or give you the jeebies or it could do both.

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  • It costs a few cents (up to a dollar or so if you choose the extras), so keep that in mind when setting your price.

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  • Zone38: One of the coolest features about this site is that there is a video game font preview tool that will let you see what your text would look like with any of the ten or so fonts that the site houses.

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  • In this way, you may need to check in on a daily basis or so to see how they are doing.

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  • While the online version does end after a dozen or so levels, it's still fun to play through several times.

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  • It starts off somewhat tight but begins to open with welcoming arms after a half hour or so.

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  • These devices can usually chill a full bottle of wine from room temperature to serving temperature in about 20 minutes or so.

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  • Kent Rosenblum always has done a Vintner's Cuvee for the last 20 or so years.

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  • Remember to bring a jacket and dress in layers-cellars are kept at a chilly 55 degrees or so!

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  • You can buy a crystal bowl-shaped vessel that ranges in price from $5 to $95 or so and anywhere in between.

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  • While falling short of telling you how much to spend or not, I would just recommend that you not spend over $30 or so if this is your first attempt at trying to nail down some Pinot Noir descriptions.

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  • They come in sheets with eight or so to a sheet so you will have plenty to practice with.

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  • A good Disston saw might have sold for three dollars or so in the 1930s; but today, that antique saw could well be worth over one hundred dollars or more to a modern collector.

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  • Kerosene was the fuel of choice for most homes after 1850 or so.

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  • While you will not be trekking a thousand miles of icy wilderness, the hour or so you spend behind the dogs will give you a taste of real life in the frozen north.

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  • If you're not in a hurry to buy the latest and greatest the minute it comes out, then prepare to do some research over the first month or so to monitor how the new cell phone is doing.

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  • Cervix-A small, cylindrical structure about an inch or so long and less than an inch around that makes up the lower part and neck of the uterus.

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  • Parents should be alert for complaints from their children of dizziness or other states of mental confusion that do not spontaneously resolve within a minute or so.

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  • People generally recover without antibiotic treatment, although they may feel tired for a week or so after the active symptoms subside.

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  • Celebrate birthdays a week or so before the birthday, if the birthday is really the date of separation from the natural parent.

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  • But, if you bought a large jar of pickled beets at the store, you could probably get a half dozen or so eggs in the jar.

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  • If you offer assistance to the family, follow-up with them a day or so later to see what you can do to help.

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  • Place books horizontally in a stack with the binding facing outward or so the straight edges and the corners are facing toward the ceiling and floor.

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  • However, over the past 80 or so years, Norelco has developed several shavers that are arguably easier and produce a closer shave than most razors that utilize actual razor blades and require water and shaving cream.

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  • You can also request a trial hair styling, where the hairdresser does a practice style a week or so ahead of time.

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  • The 50 or so laser pulses needed to treat the area were finished in less than three minutes, and the client removed her goggles.

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  • It's important to note that this is a high maintenance look; regular fringe trims are necessary every month or so.

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  • Long hair: Long hair can easily weigh itself down, especially with a day or so of skipped shampoo.

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  • Compare three or so lenders; if they're all giving you the same response, you can probably safely assume that "Yes, my rate would improve," or "No, I should wait for a better time."

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  • During the first week or so after your baby is born, it isn't necessary to give him a tub bath, particularly if his umbilical cord hasn't fallen off, and he has been circumcised.

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  • As long as the date the doctor estimates for conception is within a week or so of ovulation, there really isn't anything to be concerned about.

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  • For home use, it's only been in the last decade or so that individuals could purchase embroidery sewing machines.

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  • It fully covers the rear and front, and rises up to an inch or so below the belly button.

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  • Hold one end at the corner, and leave about a foot or so (if you have a traditional-sized sarong) hanging on the other side.

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  • Both of these have been around for half a century or so and are still welcome gifts for nearly any child.

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