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painful

painful Sentence Examples

  • It'll be a slow, painful death.

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  • For her, losing them was painful enough, but losing a mate - that would be agonizing.

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  • Is it painful when you turn into a wolf?

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  • He was instantly at her side, examining the painful cut on her leg.

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  • His lack of response sent a painful flush into her neck.

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  • It is too painful for her!

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  • Hilda died in 680 after a painful illness lasting for seven years.

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  • Hilda died in 680 after a painful illness lasting for seven years.

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  • She tried the foot again and found that it was less painful this time.

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  • Rocking back and forth, head bowed, Edith began to touch herself, her cheek, her arms, her body, again and again, as if indicating where she had been struck but unable to utter the painful words.

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  • It was hard and painful, but good, very good! said Natasha.

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  • It felt like a sudden and painful swelling.

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  • When Pierre reached the fire and heard Platon's voice enfeebled by illness, and saw his pathetic face brightly lit up by the blaze, he felt a painful prick at his heart.

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  • Evidently Natasha needed to tell that painful yet joyful tale.

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  • Some find it painful and some don't.

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  • It was unpleasant to Prince Andrew to meet people of his own set in general, and Pierre especially, for he reminded him of all the painful moments of his last visit to Moscow.

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  • For the first time the memory wasn't painful, but a reminder that despite all odds, something magical had happened between them.

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  • He flushed joyfully yet with painful distress.

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  • She examined her palms, already red and painful from the unaccustomed exercise.

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  • Nothing she had gone through in the last month had been more painful than watching him struggle to regain composure now.

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  • The words were too painful, and by the predatory stillness of the man across from her, she was terrified of what he'd do if she said it again.

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  • When he saw Natasha he waved his arms despairingly and burst into convulsively painful sobs that distorted his soft round face.

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  • After a painful struggle I yielded to my fate; I sighed as a lover, I obeyed as a son; my wound was insensibly healed by time, absence, and the habits of a new life."

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  • There was no point in discussing that painful subject.

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  • It was painful to picture her there.

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  • They carefully guarded their open wounds from any rough and painful contact.

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  • A painful doubt filled her soul.

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  • The passing of Josh was painful enough to everyone as it was.

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  • He liked giving a painful lash on the neck to some peasant who, more dead than alive, was already hurrying out of his way.

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  • When I find my work particularly difficult and discouraging, she writes me letters that make me feel glad and brave; for she is one of those from whom we learn that one painful duty fulfilled makes the next plainer and easier.

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  • For the first time the memory of how he reacted when she told him she was pregnant wasn't a painful one.

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  • He refused to release her, instead pushing her into a painful run up the beach, over the sandbags, and out of immediate danger.

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  • A light knock at his door distracted him from both painful thoughts.

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  • It was sad and painful for him to talk to Tikhon who did not understand him.

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  • What many children think of with dread, as a painful plodding through grammar, hard sums and harder definitions, is to-day one of my most precious memories.

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  • She paused, surprised how painful the thought was of never being in his arms again.

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  • Little Nicholas cried because his heart was rent by painful perplexity.

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  • Fury lit his insides as he regarded her easy dismissal for one of the most painful events of his life.

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  • I spared no one, but their fates were as painful as I was able to make them.

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  • She did not know why she had to, she knew the meeting would be painful, but felt the more convinced that it was necessary.

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  • Dean could only guess how painful so strong a blast directed at your body—and sometimes head—must feel.

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  • "I'll make it less painful than usual," the pale man said.

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  • He focused straight ahead, painful memories bombarding him.

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  • Blood rushed to her head in a painful flush and one hand shot to her mouth.

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  • Returning to London early in November, he found it necessary to consult his physicians for a symptom which, neglected since 1761, had gradually become complicated with hydrocele, and was now imperatively demanding surgical aid; but the painful operations which had to be performed did not interfere with his customary cheerfulness, nor did they prevent him from paying a Christmas visit to Sheffield Place.

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  • If not for the painful sunlight, she would've looked up at the hushed note in his voice.

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  • Look, just tell the gathering how painful it is to have missed all those good times by not remembering this lovely woman everyone says is such a saint.

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  • I absolutely must see him, however painful it may be for me.

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  • She gazed up at him in the dim light, summoning the courage to address a painful subject.

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  • With painful dejection he awaited the end of this action, in which he regarded himself as a participant and which he was unable to arrest.

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  • The movement brought a painful awareness of how stiff her muscles were becoming.

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  • I wanted you to suffer a long, painful death and was willing to do whatever it took to make that a reality.

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  • Romas had then been given the painful job of explaining to Kisolm that Kiera would most likely not meld well with their traditions, and Kisolm would have to be disappointed.

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  • His words were accompanied by a squeeze on her arm painful enough to make her gasp.

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  • She lay with her hands and head across his chest heaving painful, soul-shattering sobs.

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  • This appeal produced a painful impression.

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  • Stamboliiski was then condemned to imprisonment for life, and was kept in strict and painful confinement from Sept.

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  • To continue the strife when Wellington was firmly established on the line of the Garonne, and Lyons and Bordeaux had hoisted the Bourbonfleur de lys, was seen by all but Napoleon to be sheer madness; but it needed the pressure of his marshals in painful interviews at Fontainebleau to bring him to reason.

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  • His professional success was not great; his manner was violent, his appearance unattractive, and his speech impaired by a painful stammer.

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  • In his mind, a painful process was going on which he could not bring to a conclusion.

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  • This memory carried him sadly and sweetly back to those painful feelings of which he had not thought lately, but which still found place in his soul.

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  • Nothing she had ever experienced in her life was more painful than that moment, knowing his pain and not being able to say a thing to help.

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  • Painful as it might be, she was going to have to write any plans that included Justin out of her future.

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  • But Princess Mary experienced a painful rather than a joyful feeling--her mental tranquillity was destroyed, and desires, doubts, self-reproach, and hopes reawoke.

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  • Once she turned him and helped him through the painful first weeks, he abandoned her.

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  • Painful relations between father and son, quite apart from the personal antipathies already existing, were therefore inevitable.

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  • During the sojourn in Botany Bay the crew had to perform the painful duty of burying a comrade - a seaman named Forby Sutherland, who was in all probability the first British subject whose body was committed to Australian soil.

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  • Indeed, as one of the acutest and most sympathetic of his critics has remarked, the deep and settled grudge he has betrayed towards every form of Christian belief, in all the writings of his maturity, may be taken as evidence that he had at one time experienced in his own person at least some of the painful workings of a positive faith.

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  • During the sojourn in Botany Bay the crew had to perform the painful duty of burying a comrade - a seaman named Forby Sutherland, who was in all probability the first British subject whose body was committed to Australian soil.

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  • Doubtless the work of the past few months does seem like a triumphal march to him; but then people seldom see the halting and painful steps by which the most insignificant success is achieved.

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  • She flinched at the painful reminder.

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  • That Kiera's warrior was at least willing to do something so painful gave her some hope for her friend.

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  • Her heart resumed beating with a painful surge when Justin's attention returned to Denton.

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  • In short, it became only too evident that there was no royal road to national prosperity, and that Russia, like other nations, must be content to advance slowly and laboriously along the rough path of painful experience.

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  • That might be painful, considering where Mr. Dean was shot!

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  • After a quick supper of pastrami and fruit at Uncle Sally's Galley, Dean pedaled 27 hard miles, working up a good sweat and a painful case of shin splints.

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  • Her personal charms were not potent enough to wean Charles away from the society of his mistresses, and in a few weeks after her arrival she became aware of her painful and humiliating position as the wife of the selfish and licentious king.

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  • In the quiet of a country town, far removed from actual contact with painful scenes, but on the edge of the whirlwind raised by the Fugitive Slave Bill, memory and imagination had full scope, and she wrote for serial publication in The National Era, an anti-slavery paper of Washington, D.C., the story of "Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life among the Lowly."

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  • Painful as that was it was not that which tormented Pierre at the moment.

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  • His slain brother's wife had always been a painful sight for him, the reminder of his brother and a happier time before the Schism.

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  • This is painful, but, loving my benefactor and sovereign, I submit.

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  • Her heart attempted a painful escape through her throat.

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  • He intended it as a joke, but the memory it resurrected was painful.

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  • Maybe it resurrected memories that were unpleasant - even painful.

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  • Immediately after that thought came another - more painful.

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  • Her neck was tender and swallowing was painful.

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  • She plodded on, willing herself to take each step, not thinking of the miles to go, but merely getting through one more painful step.

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  • If doing this would be too painful...

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  • Seeing Gabriel was painful.

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  • The truth was so painful.

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  • It was clean but showed fresh blood, and the abrasion looked painful.

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  • Doing the right thing was painful.

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  • Rhyn growled a painful laugh, appreciative of the death dealer's dark humor.

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  • Her ribs were sore but no longer painful.

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  • They had stayed close by their homes, watching unseen, for a few years, until it became too painful.

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  • It was still painful.

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  • Will it be painful?

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  • Warmth flooded her entire body so quickly that it was almost painful.

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  • Since it's your first time, I assume you want to know if it will be painful.

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  • Carmen turned on him, warmth shooting up her neck so quickly that it was painful.

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  • Finally he broached a subject almost as painful.

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  • Her implication that a lost love was the cause of a lost life was painful.

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  • A retaliating slap would have been less painful.

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  • When he was made cognizant of the charges against Catherine Howard, his duty to communicate them to the king was obvious, though painful.

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  • " Talmida," "initiated") or priest is ordained by a bishop and two priests or by four priests after a long and extremely painful period of preparation.

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  • The bite, for example, of large species of the family Aviculariidae, sometimes called Mygales, and sometimes, but erroneously, known as tarantulas, species which have fangs half an inch long and as sharp as needles and a considerable quantity of poison, may be very painful, though seldom serious provided the health of the patient be good.

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  • Though the history of the Congo Free State affords a painful contrast to the philanthropic professions of its founder, in other parts of the continent the establishment of protectorates by Great Britain, France and Germany was followed by strenuous, and largely successful, efforts to put down slave raiding.

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  • 1 During the twelve years that followed Morse was engaged in a painful struggle to perfect his invention and secure for it a proper presentation to the public. In poverty he pursued his new enterprise, making his own models, moulds and castings, denying himself the common necessaries of life.

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  • This did not suit him, but from March 1883 to July 1884 he was at home at a charming house called La Solitude, above Hyeres; this was in many ways to be the happiest station in the painful and hurrying pilgrimage of Stevenson's life.

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  • Strauss as the typical "Philistine of culture"; his revolt against the fashion of pessimism to demand a new and more robust affirmation of life, not merely although, but because, it is painful.

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  • Pedro de Goes obtained a grant of the captaincy of Parahyba between those of Sao Vicente and Espirito Santo; but his means were too feeble to enable him to make head against the aborigines, and the colony was broken up after a painful struggle of seven years.

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  • Probably the foremost among them is Sigismund Justh, who died prematurely in the midst of his painful attempt at reconciling French " realistic " modes of thought with what he conceived to be Magyar simplicity (A puszta konyve, " The Book of the Puszta," prairie of Hungary; A Peitz legenddja, " The Legend of Money "; Gdnyo Julcsa, " Juliet Ganyo "; Fuimus).

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  • With this stand for principle, however, his main work, as a great link in the transition of the Gospel from its Jewish to its universal mission, reached its climax; and Acts transfers its attention wholly to Paul, after explaining how their roads parted under rather painful circumstances (xv.

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  • Not only was the breach not repaired, but long afterwards Comte, as we have said, with painful ungraciousness took to calling the encourager of his youth by very hard names.

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  • One incident of this painful episode is worth mentioning.

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  • His health continued poor, and a fistula in the eye, from which he had suffered from early childhood, and to cure which he had undergone a number of painful operations, continued to trouble him.

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  • On the 6th of May 1791 occurred the painful scene in the House of Commons, in which Burke renounced his friendship. In 1792 there was some vague talk of a coalition between him and Pitt, which, came to nothing.

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  • The painful wound is speedily discoloured and swollen.

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  • Despite the most painful conditions, national defence began to be organized at first in the form of volunteers and afterwards by regular troops.

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  • Despite the strong and graphic touches here and there, exhibiting the impression which the beauty of sea and land, the splendour of Constantinople, the magnitude of the effete but still imposing Greek power, made on him, there is not only an entire absence of dilation on such subjects as a modern would have dilated on (that was to be expected), but an absence likewise of the elaborate and painful description of detail in which contemporary trouveres would have indulged.

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  • This problem engaged the attention of British as well as continental mathematicians; and its proposal gave rise to a painful quarrel with his brother Jean.

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  • The French retreat to the Rhine was painful and costly, and Montecucculi then passed that river at Mainz and made for Trier.

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  • In the painful episode of the imprisonment and death of his firstborn son, Don Carlos, Philip behaved honourably.

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  • His position was a painful one, and he longed to get back to Magdeburg, but was persuaded by Luther to stay.

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  • So salvation was to him not a painful progress toward a goal to be reached by the sacraments and by right conduct, but a state in which man found himself so soon as he despaired absolutely of his own efforts, and threw himself on God's assurances.

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  • In 1827 he resigned some of his professorial work, but continued in active duty until in the autumn of 1845 he was seized with a painful illness, which proved fatal on the 11th of March 1846.

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  • 2 9-33); and if the earlier detailed accounts of Judaean heathenism were repulsive, so the tragic account of the fate of Jerusalem was a painful subject upon which the chronicler's age did not care to dwell (contrast 2 Kings xxiv.

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  • Painful toil shall be the lot of man; subjection and pangs that of woman.

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  • We know with how much truth, fulness and decision, and with how much tact and delicacy, the queen, aided by Prince Albert, took a principal part on behalf .of the nation in the painful question of the Spanish marriages."

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  • It is difficult to say to what we are to ascribe his immunity from painful consequences.

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  • Though ammonium chloride has certain irritant properties which may disorder the stomach, yet if its mucous membrane be depressed and atonic the drug may improve its condition, and it has been used with success in gastric and intestinal catarrhs of a subacute type and is given in doses of io grains half an hour before meals in painful dyspepsia due to hyperacidity.

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  • It is men's opinions or unwarranted judgments about things, say the sceptics, which betray them into desire, and painful effort and disappointment.

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  • is portrayed, for the most part, as a state of unrest and painful yearning.

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  • Although exhibiting considerable tameness, it seems incapable of attachment, and when not properly fed, or when irritated, is apt to give painful evidence of its ferocity.

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  • From the death of his mother in 1784, and that of Miss Douglas in 1788, his health declined, and after a painful illness he died on the 17th of July 1790.

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  • It is also added to cough mixtures, when the cough is of the dry, painful kind, which serves no purpose, as nothing is expectorated.

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  • An asceticism so strict and painful as that demanded by Manichaeism could only be practised by few; hence the religion must have abandoned all attempts at an extensive propaganda had it not conceded the principle of a twofold morality.

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  • Painful as were the circumstances connected with this rebellion, it is certain that the united action of the different provinces in suppressing it tended to consolidate Canadian sentiment, and the short military campaign had the effect of fixing public attention upon the immense fertile territory then being opened up.

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  • Abscess of the Gall-bladder gives rise to a painful, tender swelling near the cartilage of the ninth rib of the right side.

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  • " War " he says " is not, and never can be a mere passionless discharge of a painful duty.

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  • Turenne's march (August 3rd, 1644) was slow and painful, as had been anticipated, and late in the afternoon, on passing Wittnau, he encountered the enemy.

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  • The case was characteristic of the whole Catholic monarchical party, which, owing to the pope's interference in French politics, became disintegrated and dissolved, a fate that was all the more painful seeing that the Ralliement failed to influence the course of events.

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  • This first success of Faraday in electro-magnetic research became the occasion of the most painful, though unfounded, imputations against his honour.

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  • When the case was tried, the assembly held that the charge of heresy was based on a misunderstanding, but that "by want of due care in his mode of statement he had given some ground for the painful impressions which had existed."

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  • Barcelona was formerly surrounded by a strong line of ramparts, and defended, or more correctly, overawed by a citadel on the north-east, erected in 1715 by Philip V.; but these fortifications being felt as a painful restriction on the natural development of the city, were, in spite of the opposition of the central government, finally abolished by the local authorities in 1845.

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  • Now insects that possess noxious attributes, and the same is true of other animals, usually have a conspicuous warning coloration which appeals to the eyes of enemies and helps them to remember more easily the cause of an unpleasant experience, helps in fact to establish a psychical association between a particular style of coloration and a nasty taste or a painful wound.

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  • The capture of three British frigates one after another caused a painful impression in Great Britain and stimulated her to greater exertions.

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  • In his youth he occupied the painful position of an heir apparent who was carefully excluded from all share in government by the jealousy of his parents, and the prevalence of a royal favourite.

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  • But he had to be constantly guarded, his acquaintances were hampered from seeing him, and he was the victim of a painful disease, of which he died on the 1st of April 1894.

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  • In the spring of 1775 Hume was struck with a tedious and harassing though not painful illness.

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  • It is not painful but leaves ugly scars.

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  • It is painful to relate that twice in the course of the year which followed the publication of this great work he was arrested and carried to sponging-houses, and that he was twice indebted for his liberty to his excellent friend Richardson.

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  • He carried out the principle of association into the analysis of the complex emotional states, as the affections, the aesthetic emotions and the moral sentiment, all which he endeavoured to resolve into pleasurable and painful sensations.

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  • The discussions of the next few years served to make clearer than before the practical workings of the constitution of the United States as a shield and support of slavery; and Garrison, after a long and painful reflection, came to the conclusion that its pro-slavery clauses were immoral, and that it was therefore wrong to take an oath for its support.

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  • In 1729 declining health obliged him to resign the chairs of chemistry and botany; and he died, after a lingering and painful illness, on the 23rd of September 1738 at Leiden.

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  • Two painful interviews followed with the wife for whom he bore no love, and who for him could feel no respect; another imploring letter was sent to the king, and abject protestations and beseechings.

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  • A conscientious desire to unearth the facts, and the effort of extracting from the dullest records the materials for graphic pictures, made the process of production excessively painful.

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  • A journal written at the same time gives a painful record of her sufferings, and after her death made Carlyle conscious for the first time of their full extent.

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  • to) The gist of it, omitting a few repetitions, is as follows: "There are two aims which he who has given up the world ought not to follow after - devotion, on the one hand, to those things whose attractions depend upon the passions, a low and pagan ideal, fit only for the worldly-minded, ignoble, unprofitable, and the practice on the other hand of asceticism, which is painful, ignoble, unprofitable.

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  • Birth is attended with pain, decay is painful, disease is painful, death is painful.

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  • Union with the unpleasant is painful, painful is separation from the pleasant; and any craving unsatisfied, that too is painful.

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  • In brief, the five aggregates of clinging (that is, the conditions of individuality) are painful.

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  • During what is relatively a very brief period deeper inquiry and newer knowledge have forced a slow, painful but steady readjustment of religious convictions.

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  • The zeal and self-sacrificing devotion which some of these establishments, and their inmates, display, and their noble labours on behalf of the country, its people and its history throw into yet more painful relief the actions and attitudes of some of their fellow-Christians.

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  • For eight years he tabulated with painful accuracy the earliest and latest appearance of thirty-seven vegetables in the Washington market.

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  • In his diplomacy with Napoleon and Great Britain Jefferson betrayed a painful incorrigibility of optimism.

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  • Morphine is a sheet anchor in the later stages of cancer and other painful diseases, rendering the life of the patient one of comparative comfort.

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  • This period of almost unbroken solitude is of a painful character, and its duration has therefore been wisely limited.

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  • There is no real reason to doubt that the painful news fell on Moawiya unexpectedly, and that he, as mightiest representative of the Omayyad house, regarded as his own the duty of avenging the crime.

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  • " Painful Mountain," Pers.

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  • On the 17th Vergniaud presided at the Convention, and it fell to him, labouring under the most painful excitement, to announce the fatal result of the voting.

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  • There are also two kinds of ants, the semut dpi (" fire ant") and the semut ldda (" pepper ant"), whose bites are peculiarly painful.

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  • Her position was now a very critical and painful one.

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  • This number is likely to be rather too low than too high, since of the 6432 deaths from spotted fever many were probably really from plague, though not declared so to avoid painful restrictions.

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  • In contact with the skin it produces painful wounds.

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  • His unconquerable cheerfulness becomes itself almost religious in the last chapters of the Natural Theology, considering that they were written during the intervals of relief from the painful complaint which finally proved fatal to him.

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  • Thereafter the part becomes warm and painful, owing to marked local vascular dilatation.

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  • There was hardly an early council, great or small, that did not condemn this custom, as well as the other one, still more painful to think of, of self-emasculation.

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  • So ends this painful episode, which has given rise to the most severe condemnation of Bacon, and which still presents great and perhaps insuperable difficulties.

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  • painful path of conversion.

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  • The poet does not describe the events of the siege, nor the horrors of the capture, but the painful experience of subjection and tyranny which followed.

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  • His father being a convert to Christianity, Uriel was brought up in the Roman Catholic faith, and strictly observed the rites of the church till the course of his inquiries led him, after much painful doubt, to abandon the religion of his youth for Judaism.

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  • Cruelty is not a Persian vice; torture and punishments of an unusual and painful nature being part of their judicial system.

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  • Difficulties on the route; dissensions between Emin and the authorities in German East Africa, and misunderstandings on the part of both; epidemics of disease in Emin's force, followed by a growing spirit of mutiny among his native followers; an illness of a painful nature which attacked him - all these gradually undermined Emin's courage, and his diaries at the close of 1891 reflect a gloomy and almost hopeless spirit.

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  • Sulphur waters are chiefly used for painful and stiff joints, chronic skin disease, and chronic catarrhal affections.

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  • In this, as in all forms of neuralgia, there are certain localities where the pain is more intense, these "painful points," as they are called, being for the most part in those places where the branches of the nerves emerge from bony canals or pierce the fascia to ramify in the skin.

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  • When the second division of the nerve is affected the pain is chiefly in the cheek and upper jaw, the painful points being immediately below the lower eyelid, over the cheek bone, and about the upper lip. When the third division of the nerve suffers the pain affects the lower jaw, and the chief painful points are in front of the ear and about the chin.

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  • The specially painful points are chiefly at the commencement of the nerve as it issues from the spinal canal, and at the extremities towards the front of the body, where it breaks up into filaments which ramify in the skin.

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  • The specially painful points are about the knee and ankle joints; besides which a feeling of numbness is experienced throughout the whole limb.

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  • on their way to virtue, making painful efforts towards it.

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  • At length, on his urgent prayer, the king reluctantly permits him to pass the limits of the palace, after having taken all precautions to keep painful objects out of sight.

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  • After two years of painful search and much buffeting by demons he finds Barlaam.

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  • The physical cause which rendered this effort so painful probably accounts for the infrequency of his appearances in parliament, as well as for much that is otherwise inexplicable in his subsequent conduct.

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  • In 1809, after his defeat by Sir John Moore, he invadedPortugal and took Oporto, but, busying himself with the political settlement of his conquests in the French interests and, as he hoped, for his own ultimate benefit as a possible candidate for the throne, he neglected to advance upon Lisbon, and was eventually dislodged from Oporto by Sir Arthur Wellesley, making a painful and almost disastrous retreat over the mountains.

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  • "Gall," meaning a sore or painful swelling, especially on a horse, may be the same word, derived from an early use of the word as meaning "poison."

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  • During the spring and summer months the prevalence of fierce cutting winds, which are shaped by the conformation of the valleys into blasts as through a funnel, following the strike of the valleys either up or down, makes travelling painful and existence in camp most unpleasant.

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  • His favourite amusements were, one after another, relinquished, though not without many painful struggles.

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  • His first great work, Lectures on Quaternions (Dublin, 1852), is almost painful to read in consequence of the frequent use of italics and capitals.

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  • In these relations a man will have pleasure, even though it may result in painful and even fatal consequences.

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  • This teacher, as he tells us, "by the severity of his logic, the gravity and weight of his words, turned me by degrees, and not without resistance, from the beaten path of Condillac into the way which has since become so easy, but which was then painful and unfrequented, that of the Scottish philosophy."

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  • This time his imprisonment was long and painful, and on two occasions he was compelled to draw lots for his life with his fellow-captives.

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  • Penitents, therefore (as a rule), were excused the painful ordeal of public humiliation, but performed their penances in secret; only at the end they were publicly reconciled by the bishop. This was at Rome and Milan appointed to be done on the Thursday before Easter, and gradually became a regular practice, the same penitent year after year doing penance during Lent, and being publicly restored to communion in Holy Week.

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  • Scrope he had been smitten with a painful disorder, Faction in which his enemies declared to be the punishment the court.

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  • The progress of the great struggle was watched with painful attention in England.

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  • From the Amazon the Napo is navigable for river craft up to its Curaray branch, a distance of about 216 m., and perhaps a few miles farther; thence, by painful canoe navigation, its upper waters may be ascended as far as Santa Rosa, the usual point of embarkation for any venturesome traveller who descends from the Quito tableland.

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  • The rest of the story is equally simple, but more painful.

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  • At the court of Austria, too, which was accused of having cynically sacrificed the hero, it produced a painful impression, and Metternich, when he visited Paris on the occasion of the marriage of the archduchess Marie Louise to Napoleon, was charged to remonstrate with the emperor.

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  • It cannot in fact be denied that from one point of view human freedom is strictly relative, a possession to be won only after painful effort, exhibiting itself in its entirety only in supreme moments when the self is unswayed by habit, and out of full knowledge makes an individual and personal choice.

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  • For as for poverty, painful toil, disrepute, and such evils as men dread most, these, he argued, were positively useful as means of progress in spiritual freedom and virtue.

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  • Accordingly, in the Republic he has no objection to trying the question of the intrinsic superiority of philosophic or virtuous' life by the standard of pleasure, and argues that the philosophic (or good) man alone enjoys real pleasure, while the sensualist spends his life in oscillating between painful want and the merely neutral state of painlessness, which he mistakes for positive pleasure.

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  • is the sole ultimate good, and pain the sole evil; that no pleasure is to be rejected except for its painful consequences, and no pain to be chosen except as a means to greater pleasure; that the stringency of all laws and customs depends solely on the legal and social penalties attached to their violation; that, in short, all virtuous conduct and all speculative activity are empty and useless, except as contributing to the pleasantness of the agent's life.

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  • He considers actions solely in respect of their pleasurable a nd painful consequences ex ected or actual; and he P q, P actual; school.

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  • Like Price he holds that an action is not good unless done from a good motive, and that this motive must be essentially different from natural inclination of any kind; duty, to be duty, must be done for duty's sake; and he argues, with more subtlety than Price or Reid, that though a virtuous act is no doubt pleasant to the virtuous agent, and any violation of duty painful, this moral pleasure (or pain) cannot strictly be the motive to the act, because it follows instead of preceding the recognition of our obligation to do it.'

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  • He holds that it is through our moral consciousness that we know that we are free; in the cognition that I ought to do what is right because it is right and not because I like it, it is implied that this purely rational volition is possible; that my action can be determined, not " mechanically," through the necessary operation of the natural stimuli of pleasurable and painful feelings, but in accordance with the laws of my true, reasonable self.

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  • Again, the argument that " conduct is good or bad according as its total effects are pleasurable or painful," and that ultimately " pleasure-giving acts are life-sustaining acts," seems to involve Spencer in a multitude of unverified assumptions and contradictory theories.

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  • He assumes throughout that the pleasant is the opposite of what is painful, and seems unaware of the difficulty of determining by means of terms so highly abstract the specific character of moral action.

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  • The discharges from the bowels succeed each other with great frequency, and the painful feeling of pressure downwards (tenesmus) becomes so intense that the patient is constantly desiring to defecate.

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  • Although the constitutional disturbance is at first comparatively slight, it increases with the advance of the disease, and febrile symptoms come on attended with urgent thirst and scanty and painful flow of urine.

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  • Another painful controversy was that with Sebastien Castellio (1515-1563), a teacher in the Genevan school and a scholar of real distinction.

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  • Amid many sufferings, however, and frequent attacks of sickness, he manfully pursued his course; nor was it till his frail body, torn by many and painful diseases - fever, asthma, stone, and gout, the fruits for the most part of his sedentary habits and unceasing activity - had, as it were, fallen to pieces around him, that his indomitable spirit relinquished the conflict.

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  • Though she deprecated excess of ascetic severity in others, she scourged herself habitually, and wore a peculiarly painful haircloth.

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  • freeholders, and other factors have combined to form a story which makes painful reading from whatever point of view, social or political, it be regarded.

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  • " With fatal and painful precision," Gladstone told the House of Commons on the 28th of January, Coercion.

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  • His prison at Ham was unhealthy, and physical inactivity was painful to the prince, but on the whole the regime imposed upon him was mild, and his captivity was lightened by Alexandrine Vergeot, "la belle sabotiere," or Mdlle Badinguet (he was later nicknamed Badinguet by the republicans).

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  • Mrs Langloh Parker, of course, was not initiated (indeed, no white man has gone through the actual and very painful rites), but confidences were made to her with great secrecy.

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  • With a little water it forms arsenic oxychloride, AsOCl, and with excess of water it is completely decomposed into hydrochloric acid and white arsenic. It combines directly with ammonia to form a solid compound variously given as AsCl3.3NH3 or 2AsCl3.7NH3, or AsCl3.4NH3 Arsenic trifluoride, AsF3, is prepared by distilling white arsenic with fluorspar and sulphuric acid, or by heating arsenic tribromide with ammonium fluoride; it is a colourless liquid of specific gravity 2.73, boiling at 63° C; it fumes in air, and in contact with the skin produces painful wounds.

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  • But the history of France during the 11th and 12th centuries does not entirely consist of these painful struggles of the Capet dynasty to shake off the fetters of feudalism.

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  • Richelieu, therefore, passed his time in safeguarding himself from his rivals and in spying upon them; his suspicious nature, rendered still more irritable by his painful practice of a dissimulation repugnant to his headstrong character, making him fancy himself threatened more than was actually the case.

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  • Thus when some presentations tend to force a presentation into consciousness, and others at the same time tend to drive it out, that presentation is the seat of painful feeling; when, on the other hand, its entrance is favoured by all, pleasure results.

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  • Domestic afflictions combined with numerous and painful infirmities to embitter his old age.

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  • The early 'nineties were marked by an economic collapse of false values, and succeeding years by a painful recovery of stable conditions.

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  • The climate is healthy except in summer; the " Aleppo button " (see Bagdad, vilayet), a painful boil, is common.

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  • These conditions were very painful to him, for Savoy was the hereditary home of his family, and he was greatly attached to Princess Clothilde and disliked the idea of marrying her to a man who gave little promise of proving a good husband.

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  • Gratitude, in the tsar's opinion, should have made her neutral if not friendly; the revelation of her ingratitude came upon him with the shock of a painful surprise.

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  • In a way he dreaded telling her the news - seeing that painful indecision in her eyes.

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  • He intended it as a joke, but the memory it resurrected was painful.

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  • For her, losing them was painful enough, but losing a mate - that would be agonizing.

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  • Maybe it resurrected memories that were unpleasant - even painful.

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  • Immediately after that thought came another - more painful.

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  • For the first time the memory of how he reacted when she told him she was pregnant wasn't a painful one.

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  • It felt like a sudden and painful swelling.

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  • Her heart attempted a painful escape through her throat.

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  • The movement brought a painful awareness of how stiff her muscles were becoming.

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  • His lack of response sent a painful flush into her neck.

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  • Her neck was tender and swallowing was painful.

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  • Nothing she had ever experienced in her life was more painful than that moment, knowing his pain and not being able to say a thing to help.

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  • She plodded on, willing herself to take each step, not thinking of the miles to go, but merely getting through one more painful step.

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  • If doing this would be too painful...

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  • Look, just tell the gathering how painful it is to have missed all those good times by not remembering this lovely woman everyone says is such a saint.

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  • Dusty didn't have to ask who; he knew Darian's painful history, thousands of years as a slave to the sadistic Black God.

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  • Darian hadn't been able to look away from the Black God, whose hand was clenched with painful tightness around Bianca's forearm.

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  • If not for the painful sunlight, she would've looked up at the hushed note in his voice.

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  • A light knock at his door distracted him from both painful thoughts.

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  • His slain brother's wife had always been a painful sight for him, the reminder of his brother and a happier time before the Schism.

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  • The words were too painful, and by the predatory stillness of the man across from her, she was terrified of what he'd do if she said it again.

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  • Fury lit his insides as he regarded her easy dismissal for one of the most painful events of his life.

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  • Seeing Gabriel was painful.

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  • The truth was so painful.

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  • Dean could only guess how painful so strong a blast directed at your body—and sometimes head—must feel.

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  • It was clean but showed fresh blood, and the abrasion looked painful.

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  • That might be painful, considering where Mr. Dean was shot!

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  • For the first time the memory wasn't painful, but a reminder that despite all odds, something magical had happened between them.

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  • It'll be a slow, painful death.

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  • I wanted you to suffer a long, painful death and was willing to do whatever it took to make that a reality.

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  • Doing the right thing was painful.

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  • She flinched at the painful reminder.

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  • Rhyn growled a painful laugh, appreciative of the death dealer's dark humor.

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  • The memories collided and tortured him, replaying with painful detail.

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  • Her ribs were sore but no longer painful.

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  • "I'll make it less painful than usual," the pale man said.

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  • Romas had then been given the painful job of explaining to Kisolm that Kiera would most likely not meld well with their traditions, and Kisolm would have to be disappointed.

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  • That Kiera's warrior was at least willing to do something so painful gave her some hope for her friend.

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  • His words were accompanied by a squeeze on her arm painful enough to make her gasp.

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  • Rocking back and forth, head bowed, Edith began to touch herself, her cheek, her arms, her body, again and again, as if indicating where she had been struck but unable to utter the painful words.

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  • Once she turned him and helped him through the painful first weeks, he abandoned her.

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  • They had stayed close by their homes, watching unseen, for a few years, until it became too painful.

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  • It was still painful.

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  • It was painful to picture her there.

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  • He heaved with painful sobs, rendering speech impossible.

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  • Is it painful when you turn into a wolf?

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  • Will it be painful?

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  • He focused straight ahead, painful memories bombarding him.

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  • She lay with her hands and head across his chest heaving painful, soul-shattering sobs.

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  • She tried the foot again and found that it was less painful this time.

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  • Warmth flooded her entire body so quickly that it was almost painful.

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  • After a quick supper of pastrami and fruit at Uncle Sally's Galley, Dean pedaled 27 hard miles, working up a good sweat and a painful case of shin splints.

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  • Blood rushed to her head in a painful flush and one hand shot to her mouth.

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  • Since it's your first time, I assume you want to know if it will be painful.

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  • Some find it painful and some don't.

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  • Carmen turned on him, warmth shooting up her neck so quickly that it was painful.

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  • There was no point in discussing that painful subject.

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  • Finally he broached a subject almost as painful.

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  • Her implication that a lost love was the cause of a lost life was painful.

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  • The passing of Josh was painful enough to everyone as it was.

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  • Nothing she had gone through in the last month had been more painful than watching him struggle to regain composure now.

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  • She examined her palms, already red and painful from the unaccustomed exercise.

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  • He was instantly at her side, examining the painful cut on her leg.

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  • Her heart resumed beating with a painful surge when Justin's attention returned to Denton.

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  • A retaliating slap would have been less painful.

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  • Painful as it might be, she was going to have to write any plans that included Justin out of her future.

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  • She gazed up at him in the dim light, summoning the courage to address a painful subject.

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  • I spared no one, but their fates were as painful as I was able to make them.

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  • She paused, surprised how painful the thought was of never being in his arms again.

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  • That was a particularly callous act, which left her left hand painful and badly bruised.

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  • The dubbing is technically accurate - it matches the lip movements - which means that it is painful to listen to.

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  • Major test of hips, knees and ankles but worth every painful aftermath.

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  • No matter how painful, the birds cannot escape the caustic alkali.

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  • Symptoms include a swollen, painful ankle with possible bruising due to ruptured blood vessels.

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  • Also, the crystals can cause occasional attacks of very painful swelling (pseudogout, or acute pyrophosphate arthritis ).

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  • being overweight doesn't help the condition as it places stress on painful joints, particularly hips, knees and feet.

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  • bikini line I tried was also much less painful than waxing.

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  • Cruel Site of the Day - This site features a cruel site for the day - ranging from the painful to the downright bizarre.

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  • Some victims see blood seeping through the skin, which can result in painful blisters.

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  • The operation is intensely painful, typically performed without anesthesia, in unhygienic conditions with razor blades, knives or even broken glass.

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  • bruised rib, which is still a trifle painful.

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  • The major, and most painful conditions include bunions, blisters and sores, ingrown toenails, cracks and fungus.

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  • Surgical correction may be required for painful bunions or for severe circulatory problems.

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  • Animal protein is high in sulfur which can leach calcium from the bones and form painful kidney stones.

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  • carious teeth a child had the more likely they were to suffer a painful episode.

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  • One dog was observed to have an infected carpus and elbow and appeared to have a very painful fracture.

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  • The site itself is somewhat chaotic to navigate: scrolling down the index page is probably the least painful option.

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  • chokehome she was finally able to cry and it came in painful, choking sobs like coughing up ice cubes.

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  • clunky interface, shoddy graphics, and painful learning cycle, there is a glimmer of something truly great.

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  • coccyx pain The back of the seat in many office chairs has a slight raise, exerting pressure on the painful area.

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  • What you can do portable computers don't have to be painful.

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  • Affected horses will usually move with their heels landing first to try to avoid concussion to the painful toe region.

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  • The pupil will tightly constrict in a painful eye.

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  • MS patients who use cannabis report a soothing of the painful muscle spasms and improved muscle coordination.

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  • Why do I get painful cramp in my legs?

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  • leg cramps - many pregnant women suffer from painful attacks of cramp in their calf muscles.

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  • They sting in self defense using their tail sting which in most cases is very painful rather than life threatening.

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  • How do you manage someone with painful bilateral hips with 30 degrees fixed flexion deformity.

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  • This lecture will explore the medical, ethical and philosophical issues underling these painful human dilemmas.

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  • disappear when my life became so painful and tearful?

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  • discrrelations were seen between painful disk herniation and job strain and painful disk herniation and smoking.

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  • Plus, your stomach won't have any problems absorbing it, which eliminates painful cramps or stomach discomfort!

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  • disintegrates into utter painful chaos.

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  • Now I was pleased to be thinking of my homeward journey even tho I was a bit dispirited by my painful condition.

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  • displeasepid changes of structure are highly displeasing; the effort to keep aware of them can be quite painful.

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  • I made excuses for him: he came from a broken home, he had been through a painful divorce.

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  • doleful sound of painful moans.

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  • Shall I show you a commerce that will save you from a painful doom?

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  • eager to impress, it was painful.

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  • efficacious than placebo and may occasionally be useful for painful osteoarthritic joints where they can be rubbed on as necessary.

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  • ejaculation problems, priapism (painful persistent erection ), and infertility.

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  • The painful results of my indiscipline with my hammer invite inner growth, which is the only enduring gift of the tool.

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  • A priapism is a long-lasting, usually very painful erection of the penis that lasts for several hours or much longer.

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  • exclamation of painful surprise.

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  • Painful wound characterized by the presence of pus, odor and excessive exudate which is often green in color.

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  • Severe and debilitating fatigue, painful muscles and joints, disordered sleep, gastric disturbances, poor memory and concentration are commonplace.

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  • The meticulously painted works typically depict anonymous human beings adorned with leather straps, painful shoes or using objects associated with sexual fetish.

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  • Inch by painful inch, she dragged herself through the broken rock fissures.

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  • flannel held against the swollen painful cheeks is soothing.

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  • However, sexual excitement stimulates the production of lubricating fluids, so prolonged foreplay can help prevent painful intercourse.

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  • While this air may cause the sensation of abdominal fullness, it should not be painful.

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  • gyratewe have all seen those painful videos where dancers are reduced to ant-like creatures gyrating on distant stages.

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  • The effect of small velcro cloud static on some of those mullet haircuts was painful even to behold.

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  • halting delivery is painful to watch and I'm squirming in my seat.

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  • haunting tune encapsulates the painful fight for freedom with the voice of a few well chosen notes.

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  • Shingles A painful skin rash due to the virus herpes zoster.

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  • Progress is halting and painful, but also triumphant and often blackly humorous.

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  • Chondroitin can result in problems ranging from painful benign prostate hyperplasia to deadly prostate cancer.

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  • They also had a distinctly different pattern of brain activity compared to when they were not hypnotized and experienced the painful heat.

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  • Stress can be defined as a perceived inability to cope with an unpleasant or painful life situation.

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  • The restraint and sudden exposure of their necks must be stressful, and the neck incision must be painful.

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  • Many women also find sex has become painful because of damage done during delivery, and some are left infertile.

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  • Diets filled with cereal fiber also may help prevent diabetes and a painful intestinal inflammation called diverticular disease.

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  • An ordinary mole is not usually itchy or painful.

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  • Joint problems Osteoarthritis or rheumatoid disease can cause stiff painful joint problems Osteoarthritis or rheumatoid disease can cause stiff painful joints with loss of range of movement which can cause problems with function.

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  • joke perpetrated on believers to make them feel better about life being a struggle, sometimes brutal and painful.

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  • labial surface (front) of the tooth and he subsequently suffered painful symptoms.

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  • leach calcium from the bones and form painful kidney stones.

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  • liquidatega's development was halted for over a year during the slow, painful process of liquidating the parent company.

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  • cervical lymphadenopathy - tender or painful lymph nodes: Including involvement of the posterior cervical lymph nodes in 60% .

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  • Stonewall Jackson said: " The hardships of forced marches are often more painful than the dangers of battle.

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  • melee attack is painful.

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  • But without it, cryptococcal meningitis and oral thrush are the painful fates awaiting many people infected with HIV.

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  • It is also used to treat sunstroke and painful menstruation.

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  • menstruation in women with endometriosis, or very painful periods.

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  • merciful release from a painful illness.

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  • The Egyptians were not merciful to them in all their painful work.

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  • misfire from start to finish, a painful example of why the law of diminishing returns usually applies to sequels.

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  • For the painful bone crises, analgesics (pain relief ), usually intravenous morphine, were the only choice.

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  • mullet haircuts was painful even to behold.

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  • It is also used to treat a painful condition of the face called trigeminal neuralgia.

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  • They are used to treat trigeminal neuralgia, a very painful condition in which blood vessels press on nerves.

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  • Details such as these were designed to explain the painful circumstances that first led him to take opium.

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  • He was visiting an osteopath this week to try to find a cure to the painful injury.

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  • This is shotgun shooting off road karts group outdoor activities without the noise, bruises and painful go karting outdoor recoils.

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  • Female pelvic organs Symptoms of painful periods Cramping lower abdominal pains are the most common symptom.

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  • painful to contemplate and to record.

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  • painful to watch the process (!

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  • painful to listen to.

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  • painful to touch.

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  • painful muscular spasms.

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  • painful stimuli, left pupil reactive to light, right not visible due to local trauma.

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  • painful urination, diarrhea and rectal irritation or bleeding.

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  • painful cramps in the arms or legs.

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  • painful diabetic neuropathy Average dosage: 200 mg 2-4 times daily.

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  • painful contraction or soreness in her womb.

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  • The first session saw the squad pound out the miles and burn their thigh muscles on the excruciatingly painful sand dunes.

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  • The symptoms result from an accumulation of uric acid crystals in the joints, causing an intensely painful inflammatory reaction.

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  • It was acutely painful to Leslie to be photographed in a major Gwent newspaper wearing a traditionally ludicrous hat.

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  • Running was fine but anything which required me to bend my legs into any sort of position suddenly became agonizingly painful.

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  • For their size, they can be extremely painful.

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  • I found it unbearably painful to look at them.

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  • As time went by the knee became quite painful on exercise and started to swell a little.

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  • This will prove painful to your privates in the hungover morning.

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  • At the time, these things may seem too painful to go through and so are not done.

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  • The Stylish option also brings an expandable divided gusset, which sounds particularly painful.

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  • palliative radiotherapy to the painful area of his spine.

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  • Don't you know that every time we meet the thoughts of the final parting will become more painful?

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  • pinching nerves in the neck can be very painful.

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  • Hebrews 12, the other great chapter on this subject, says this: No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful.

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  • poultices for painful swellings and tumors.

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  • There was a painful hollow in my chest as if my fairytale princess had left me.

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  • Although some companies are going through painful readjustments, unemployment remains low and the need for skilled workers remains strong.

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  • Reactions can range from mild redness to severe painful blistering.

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  • reflux of acid from the stomach may cause inflammation in the food pipe, which can be very painful.

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  • In my case, this took the form of a bruised rib, which is still a trifle painful.

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  • rusty sword will do - slow and painful!

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  • sensation of abdominal fullness, it should not be painful.

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  • Painful as it is, our vote is for war. _______________________________________________ sent via the discussion list of the Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq.

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  • shaly slope mostly on my bottom not too painful but rather lacking in decorum!

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  • The resulting abscess then ruptures spontaneously leaving a painful discharging sinus.

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  • Mouth ulcers are small painful sores that occur on the tongue or the lips and cheeks.

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  • Baclofen is used by intrathecal pump to treat the painful spasms of cerebral palsy.

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  • How can I run with a painful heel spur?

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  • The use of a normal stethoscope for more than a few minutes becomes painful!

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  • sublingual spray being developed in the UK has shown some promise for relieving painful symptoms.

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  • Nothing can ruin your vacation faster than painful sunburn.

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  • In severe cases cysts and painful swellings can then develop.

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  • The skin appears red and slightly swollen and the burn is almost always painful.

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  • swollen, painful ankle with possible bruising due to ruptured blood vessels.

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  • Tai chi practices - keeps muscles from weakening and becoming more painful.

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  • tai chi practices - keeps muscles from weakening and becoming more painful.

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  • tentacles of the jellyfish (on my chest ), the sting was VERY painful.

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  • But, about 1 in 4 males who get mumps over the age of 12 develop a painful swollen testis.

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  • Oral sex can spread genital herpes to the mouth and throat and cause very painful tonsillitis.

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  • Baby bottle tooth decay can cause painful toothaches which can hinder eating.

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  • They are used to treat trigeminal neuralgia, a very painful condition in which blood vessels press on nerves.

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  • It is also used to treat a painful condition of the face called trigeminal neuralgia.

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  • Progress is halting and painful, but also triumphant and often blackly humorous.

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  • artificial turf will tend to give painful friction burns in equivalent situations.

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  • Back legs held awkwardly to allow for their distended udders, they make their painful way around the ring.

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  • unable to afford treatment for both, she made an impossibly painful choice.

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  • Like nothing I've ever read before, completely unputdownable and - despite its painful subject matter - an unremitting joy.

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  • Despite the painful memories of his rule, he had appeared untouchable in Chile even for many years after democracy took over in 1990.

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  • In coastal areas there can also be painful results from standing on sea urchins or contact with the spines of certain fish.

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  • This causes a red very painful eye, with poor visual acuity.

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  • Vulcan neck pinch sounds painful, but, if it might just work, worth a try...?

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  • The magically empowered lashes seek your supple skin hungrily and form painful pulsating welts and bleeding wounds!

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  • whirlpool spa bathing routine can offer real relief from painful symptoms.

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  • wise to remember that carelessness could result in one of these painful conditions.

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  • Shingles A painful skin rash due to the virus herpes zoster.

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  • Painful relations between father and son, quite apart from the personal antipathies already existing, were therefore inevitable.

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  • This appeal produced a painful impression.

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  • Her personal charms were not potent enough to wean Charles away from the society of his mistresses, and in a few weeks after her arrival she became aware of her painful and humiliating position as the wife of the selfish and licentious king.

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  • It is painful, therefore, to find him in his subsequent Epitome classing Nestorius as a heretic, and speaking of him with the utmost hostility.

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  • When he was made cognizant of the charges against Catherine Howard, his duty to communicate them to the king was obvious, though painful.

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  • In the quiet of a country town, far removed from actual contact with painful scenes, but on the edge of the whirlwind raised by the Fugitive Slave Bill, memory and imagination had full scope, and she wrote for serial publication in The National Era, an anti-slavery paper of Washington, D.C., the story of "Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life among the Lowly."

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  • In short, it became only too evident that there was no royal road to national prosperity, and that Russia, like other nations, must be content to advance slowly and laboriously along the rough path of painful experience.

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  • Indeed, as one of the acutest and most sympathetic of his critics has remarked, the deep and settled grudge he has betrayed towards every form of Christian belief, in all the writings of his maturity, may be taken as evidence that he had at one time experienced in his own person at least some of the painful workings of a positive faith.

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  • After a painful struggle I yielded to my fate; I sighed as a lover, I obeyed as a son; my wound was insensibly healed by time, absence, and the habits of a new life."

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  • Returning to London early in November, he found it necessary to consult his physicians for a symptom which, neglected since 1761, had gradually become complicated with hydrocele, and was now imperatively demanding surgical aid; but the painful operations which had to be performed did not interfere with his customary cheerfulness, nor did they prevent him from paying a Christmas visit to Sheffield Place.

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  • Stamboliiski was then condemned to imprisonment for life, and was kept in strict and painful confinement from Sept.

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  • To continue the strife when Wellington was firmly established on the line of the Garonne, and Lyons and Bordeaux had hoisted the Bourbonfleur de lys, was seen by all but Napoleon to be sheer madness; but it needed the pressure of his marshals in painful interviews at Fontainebleau to bring him to reason.

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  • His professional success was not great; his manner was violent, his appearance unattractive, and his speech impaired by a painful stammer.

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  • " Talmida," "initiated") or priest is ordained by a bishop and two priests or by four priests after a long and extremely painful period of preparation.

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  • The bite, for example, of large species of the family Aviculariidae, sometimes called Mygales, and sometimes, but erroneously, known as tarantulas, species which have fangs half an inch long and as sharp as needles and a considerable quantity of poison, may be very painful, though seldom serious provided the health of the patient be good.

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  • Let the young man enjoy all the pleasures of youth, putting away everything painful, before the time comes when his bodily powers decay and he can enjoy nothing."To relieve the apparent Epicureanism of this passage, an editor has inserted reminders of the vanity of youthful pleasures, and admonitions to remember God and His judgment.

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  • The less conciliatory attitude towards the Italian government was resumed in an encyclical addressed to the Italian clergy (5th August 1898), in which he insisted on the duty of Italian Catholics to abstain from political life while the papacy remained in its "painful, precarious and intolerable position."

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  • Though the history of the Congo Free State affords a painful contrast to the philanthropic professions of its founder, in other parts of the continent the establishment of protectorates by Great Britain, France and Germany was followed by strenuous, and largely successful, efforts to put down slave raiding.

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  • 1 During the twelve years that followed Morse was engaged in a painful struggle to perfect his invention and secure for it a proper presentation to the public. In poverty he pursued his new enterprise, making his own models, moulds and castings, denying himself the common necessaries of life.

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  • This did not suit him, but from March 1883 to July 1884 he was at home at a charming house called La Solitude, above Hyeres; this was in many ways to be the happiest station in the painful and hurrying pilgrimage of Stevenson's life.

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  • Strauss as the typical "Philistine of culture"; his revolt against the fashion of pessimism to demand a new and more robust affirmation of life, not merely although, but because, it is painful.

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  • Pedro de Goes obtained a grant of the captaincy of Parahyba between those of Sao Vicente and Espirito Santo; but his means were too feeble to enable him to make head against the aborigines, and the colony was broken up after a painful struggle of seven years.

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  • Serious students in Portugal and abroad welcomed the book as an historical work of the first rank, for its evidence of careful research, its able marshalling of facts, its learning and its painful accuracy, while the sculptural simplicity of the style and the correctness of the diction have made it a Portuguese classic. The first volume, however, gave rise to a celebrated controversy, because Herculano had reduced the famous battle of Ourique, which was supposed to have seen the birth of the Portuguese monarchy, to the dimensions of a mere skirmish, and denied the apparition of Christ to King Affonso, a fable first circulated in the 15th century.

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  • Probably the foremost among them is Sigismund Justh, who died prematurely in the midst of his painful attempt at reconciling French " realistic " modes of thought with what he conceived to be Magyar simplicity (A puszta konyve, " The Book of the Puszta," prairie of Hungary; A Peitz legenddja, " The Legend of Money "; Gdnyo Julcsa, " Juliet Ganyo "; Fuimus).

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

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  • With this stand for principle, however, his main work, as a great link in the transition of the Gospel from its Jewish to its universal mission, reached its climax; and Acts transfers its attention wholly to Paul, after explaining how their roads parted under rather painful circumstances (xv.

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  • Not only was the breach not repaired, but long afterwards Comte, as we have said, with painful ungraciousness took to calling the encourager of his youth by very hard names.

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  • One incident of this painful episode is worth mentioning.

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  • His health continued poor, and a fistula in the eye, from which he had suffered from early childhood, and to cure which he had undergone a number of painful operations, continued to trouble him.

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  • On the 6th of May 1791 occurred the painful scene in the House of Commons, in which Burke renounced his friendship. In 1792 there was some vague talk of a coalition between him and Pitt, which, came to nothing.

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  • The painful wound is speedily discoloured and swollen.

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  • Despite the most painful conditions, national defence began to be organized at first in the form of volunteers and afterwards by regular troops.

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  • Despite the strong and graphic touches here and there, exhibiting the impression which the beauty of sea and land, the splendour of Constantinople, the magnitude of the effete but still imposing Greek power, made on him, there is not only an entire absence of dilation on such subjects as a modern would have dilated on (that was to be expected), but an absence likewise of the elaborate and painful description of detail in which contemporary trouveres would have indulged.

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  • This problem engaged the attention of British as well as continental mathematicians; and its proposal gave rise to a painful quarrel with his brother Jean.

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  • The French retreat to the Rhine was painful and costly, and Montecucculi then passed that river at Mainz and made for Trier.

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  • But a sudden thaw imperilled his force and he had to make a painful retreat along the dykes to Utrecht.

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  • laborious and painful operations against the careful English and the ubiquitous guerrilleros.

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  • In the painful episode of the imprisonment and death of his firstborn son, Don Carlos, Philip behaved honourably.

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  • His position was a painful one, and he longed to get back to Magdeburg, but was persuaded by Luther to stay.

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  • We now appreciate too thoroughly the intricacy of the medieval Church; its vast range of activity, secular as well as religious; the inextricable interweaving of the civil and ecclesiastical governments; the slow and painful process of their divorce as the old ideas of the proper functions of the two institutions have changed in both Protestant and Catholic lands: we perceive all too clearly the limitations of the reformers, their distrust of reason and criticism - in short, we know too much about medieval institutions and the process of their disintegration longer to see in the Reformation an abrupt break in the general history of Europe.

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  • So salvation was to him not a painful progress toward a goal to be reached by the sacraments and by right conduct, but a state in which man found himself so soon as he despaired absolutely of his own efforts, and threw himself on God's assurances.

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  • In 1827 he resigned some of his professorial work, but continued in active duty until in the autumn of 1845 he was seized with a painful illness, which proved fatal on the 11th of March 1846.

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  • 2 9-33); and if the earlier detailed accounts of Judaean heathenism were repulsive, so the tragic account of the fate of Jerusalem was a painful subject upon which the chronicler's age did not care to dwell (contrast 2 Kings xxiv.

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  • Painful toil shall be the lot of man; subjection and pangs that of woman.

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