Persistent Sentence Examples

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  • He was completely obsessed by one persistent thought.

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  • Ignoring the persistent ring, she put the chicken in the oven and closed the door.

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  • The "epitheca" noticed above is in this case the persistent frontal membrane.

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  • For a long time she remained true to Artemis and rejected all suitors, but Meilanion at last gained her love by his persistent devotion.

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  • In the last months of his life, under the influence of a great national disaster, the conscientious, persistent autocrat began to suspect that his system was a mistake, but he still clung to it obstinately.

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  • All the companies, except the Nord, have at one time or another had to take advantage of the guarantee, and the fact that the Ouest had been one of the most persistent and heavy borrowers in this respect was one of the reasons that induced the government to take it over as from the 1st of January 1909.

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  • But the persistent demand produced a supply; and the honour of identification with Prester John, after hovering over one head and another, settled for a long time upon that of the king of the Nestorian tribe of Kerait, famous in the histories of Jenghiz under the name of Ung or Awang Khan.

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  • It has more than one advantage over the meadow mushroom in its extreme commonness, its profuse growth, the length of the season in which it may be gathered, the total absence of varietal forms, its adaptability for being dried and preserved for years, and its persistent delicious taste.

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  • A shopkeeper with red pimples on his cheeks near the nose, and a calm, persistent, calculating expression on his plump face, hurriedly and ostentatiously approached the officer, swinging his arms.

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  • Fate was getting more persistent.

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  • Whatever national unity the Hindu peoples possessed came from the persistent and penetrating influence of the Brahman caste.

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  • In Bosnia the persistent attempts of the Magyar princes to root out the stubborn, crazy and poisonous sect of the Bogomils had alienated the originally amicable Bosnians, and in 1353 Louis was compelled to buy the friendship of their Bar Tvrtko by acknowledging him as king of Bosnia.

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  • Allergies are usually more persistent than the common cold.

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  • The map or diagram of which Leonardo Dati in his poem on the Sphere (Della Spera) wrote in 1422 " un T dentre a uno 0 mostra it disegno " (a T within an 0 shows the design) is one of the most persistent types among the circular or wheel maps of the world.

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  • With changes of the pressures of the blood in arteries, veins or capillaries, and in the heart itself and its respective chambers, static changes are apt to follow in these parts; such as degeneration of the coats of the arteries, due either to the silent tooth of time, to persistent high blood pressures, or to the action of poisons such as lead or syphilis.

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  • We know only that to his persistent attempts thereafter to get his proposed verdict accepted by the people, came their fatal answer, " Thou art not Caesar's friend," and that at last he unwillingly ascended the bema (in this case a portable judgmentseat, brought for the day outside the Praetorium), and in such words as Ibis ad crucem" delivered Him to be crucified."

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  • After the beginning of recovery from the viral illness, the affected person suddenly becomes more ill again, with the development of persistent vomiting.

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  • In advanced stages, the patient will suffer persistent coughing, breathlessness, and fever.

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  • In extreme cases, they may show aggression by purse snatching, muggings, or robbery, or in less overt ways by persistent truancy, lying, and vandalism.

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  • Moreover, the body cavity of the rotifers is a primitive archicoele; the persistent or accrescent cleft between epiblast and hypoblast, traversed by mesenchymal muscular bands.

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  • It is easy to understand from this figure how the wing always flying forwards furnishes a persistent buoyancy.

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  • One of the most extraordinary and persistent myths of medieval natura history, dating back to the 12th century at least, was the cause of transferring to these organisms the name of the barnack or bernacle goose (Bernicla branta).

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  • Even in her dream she knew it, so why the persistent desire?

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  • Don't ignore persistent catheter blockage, it should be investigated.

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  • It must seem to Tony Blair that he is under a particularly persistent curse.

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  • Europe's persistent reluctance puts the Turks in a quandary.

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  • Alternatively, a fast heartbeat that is persistent is called tachycardia.

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  • A persistent sore throat or raised temperature or both.

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  • Prolonged breastfeeding in infants for six to 12 months has been shown to reduce the child's likelihood for developing persistent asthma.

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  • Research indicates that persistent otitis media in the first three years of life does not have an adverse effect on development.

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  • A common cause of persistent crying in infants is colic, which is caused by gastrointestinal distress.

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  • Symptoms of congenital torticollis are a painless mass on the neck appearing during the first two months of life and a persistent tilt of the head to one side for no other apparent reason.

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  • Although unexpected or persistent bleeding from anywhere is a warning sign of cancer and should be investigated, nosebleeds are rarely a sign of serious illness.

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  • When a child is excessively shy, when shyness is persistent and results in high levels of anxiety in social settings and leads to social withdrawal and parents feel that their child is unhappy being shy, they should seek professional help.

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  • Persistent elevated levels of bilirubin in the body can place infants at risk of neurotoxicity or bilirubin-induced neurologic dysfunction (BIND).

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  • It is similar to major depressive disorder, but dysthymia is chronic, long-lasting, persistent, and mild.

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  • A doctor should be consulted whenever a child has a persistent joint pain that does not go away after resting the joint for a few days.

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  • Persistent pain in the joint may keep children temporarily from playing sports.

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  • There is nothing wrong with this slightly verdant coloring, but there are some people who do not like green eggs and can be rather persistent in their refusal to try them.

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  • This will take some practice and you may have a few false starts, but if you are persistent, you'll learn and soon find the correct remedies or cures found in element principles.

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  • Due to this expert doctors recommend that any adult experiencing persistent, nonspecific musculoskeletal pain should be screened for a vitamin D deficiency.

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  • It was early perceived by Huxley, Cope and many others that Cuvier's broad belief in a universal progression was erroneous, and there developed the distinction between " persistent primitive types " (Huxley) and " progressive types."

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  • Starting with the stem forms the descendants of which have passed through either persistent or changed habitats, we reach the underlying idea of the branching law of Lamarck or the law of divergence of Darwin, and find it perhaps most clearly expressed in the words "adaptive radiation" (Osborn), which convey the idea of radii in many directions.

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  • This was the principal outcome of Mason's persistent efforts to establish his rights to the land; for although he succeeded in procuring the appointment of officers who supported his claims, and although decrees were issued in his favour, the tenants, who contended that they had profited nothing from what his grandfather had done or that they were on lands which Wheelwright had bought from the Indians, resisted the enforcement of those decrees.

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  • After a long silence in the face of severe and persistent criticism, Strachan made a general reply in a very able speech in the legislative council in March 1828.

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  • On the death of his father, James Stuart (whose affairs he had managed during the last five years of his life), Henry made persistent attempts to induce Pope Clement XIII.

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  • In all rodents the upper incisors resemble the lower ones in growing uninterruptedly from persistent pulps, and (except in the hare group, Duplicidentata) agree with them in number.

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  • The most singular feature in connexion with the history of silk is the persistent efforts which have been made by monarchs and other potentates to stimulate sericulture within their dominions, efforts which continue to this day in British colonies, India and America.

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  • Within these are six stamens, a hairy ovary surmounted by two feathery styles which ripens into the fruit (grain), and which is invested by the husk formed by the persistent glume and pale.

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  • Persistent efforts have also been made to introduce Polynesian islanders, as being of a cognate race with the Hawaiians, but the results have been wholly unsatisfactory.

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  • He supposes that the law of evolution is deducible from the law of persistent force, and includes in force what is now called energy.

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  • Lastly, when a theory of the world supposes a noumenal power, a resistent and persistent force, which results in an evolution, defined as an integration of matter and a dissipation of motion, which having resulted in inorganic nature and organic nature, further results without break in consciousness, reason, society and morals, then such a theory will be construed as materialistically as that of Haeckel by the reader, whatever the intention of the author.

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  • The disclosures before the Parnell Commission, the O'Shea divorce proceedings, the downfall of Mr Parnell and the disruption of the Irish party, assisted him in his task; but the fact remains that by persistent courage and undeviating thoroughness he reduced crime in Ireland to a vanishing point.

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  • The upper incisors have persistent pulps, and are curved longitudinally, forming a semicircle as in rodents; they are, however, not flattened from before backwards as in that order, but prismatic, with an antero-external, an anterointernal and a posterior surface, the first two only being covered with enamel; their tips are consequently not chisel-shaped, but sharp-pointed.

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  • The lower incisors have long tapering roots, but not of persistent growth; and are straight, directed somewhat forwards, with awlshaped, tri-lobed crowns.

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  • The persistent belief on the part of the narrators in the genuineness of their previsions indicates that in some cases there may be a hallucination of memory, analogous to the well known feeling of "false recognition."

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  • During the critical years of Mr Chamberlain's crusade (1903-1906) he made himself the chief spokesman of the Liberal party, delivering a series of speeches in answer to those of the tariff-reform leader; and his persistent following and answering of Mr Chamberlain had undoubted effect.

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  • Although the rocks throughout the Southern Uplands have a persistent northeasterly and south-westerly strike, and though this trend is apparent in the bands of more rugged hills that mark the outcrop of hard grits and greywackes, nevertheless geological structure has been much less effective in determining the lines of ridge and valley than in the Highlands.

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  • In a survey of the vernacular literature of Scotland it is advantageous to keep in mind that there are two main streams or threads running throughout, the one literary in the higher sense, expressing itself in " schools " of a more artificial or academic type; the other popular, also in the better sense of that term, more native, more rooted in national tradition, more persistent and conversely less bookish in fashion.

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  • Another period of want followed, and it was only by persistent solicitation that Heyne was able to obtain the post of under-clerk in the count's library, with a salary of somewhat less than twenty pounds sterling.

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  • The sepals are leafy and persistent; the corolla is generally divided into a longer or shorter tube and a limb which is spreading, as in primrose, or reflexed, as in Cyclamen; in Soldanella it is bell-shaped; in Lysimachia the tube is often very short, the petals appearing almost free; in Glaux the petals are absent.

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  • The Hohenstaufen kings refused to admit this claim; hence the persistent hostility of the popes and the calling in of foreign potentates and armies.

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  • The persistent prominence which astrology continued to enjoy down to the border-line of the scientific movement of our own days, and which is directly traceable to the divination methods perfected in the Euphrates valley, is a tribute to the scope and influence attained by the astral theology of the Babylonian and Assyrian priests.

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  • The recidivist class is for those previously sentenced to penal servitude or whose record shows them to have been guilty of grave and persistent crime.

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  • Thereafter the Spaniards maintained a fitful intercourse with Brunei, varied by not infrequent hostilities, and in 1645 a punitive expedition on a larger scale than heretofore was sent to chastise Brunei for persistent acts of piracy.

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  • In no field, perhaps, was the centrifugal tendency of the Greeks more persistent than in such matters.

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  • Plague appears to have been equally persistent and destructive on the mainland in southern China during the period indicated, but no accurate details are available.

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  • These are suspended to the muscular bodywall by a double membrane, called the ligamentum denticulatum, which forms at once the roof of the atrial chamber and the floor of a persistent portion of the original body-cavity or coelom (the dorsal coelomic canal on each side of the pharynx).

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  • No food passes into the hepatic caecum, which has been definitely shown on embryological and physiological grounds to be the simplest persistent form of the vertebrate liver.

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  • This notochord represents the persistent primordial skeletal axis which, in the higher Craniata (though not so in the lower), gives way by substitution to the segmented vertebral column.

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  • Chiefly by his persistent efforts a Ten Hours' Bill was carried in 1847, but its operation was impeded by legal difficulties, which were only removed by successive Acts, instigated chiefly by him, until legislation reached a final stage in the Factory Act of 1874.

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  • His phlegmatic and persistent egotism, his sacrifice of truth and honour to self-interest, his acquiescence in the worst conditions of the world, if only he could use them for his own advantage, combined with the glaring discord between his opinions and his practice, form a character which would be contemptible in our eyes were it not so sinister.

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  • The name of one of them, Thomas Conway, an Irish soldier of fortune from the French service, is attached to what is called "Conway's Cabal," a scheme for superseding Washington by General Horatio Gates, who in October 1777 succeeded in forcing Burgoyne to capitulate at Saratoga, and who had been persistent in his depreciation of the commander-in-chief and in intrigues with members of Congress.

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  • To a large extent retting continues to be conducted in the primitive fashions above described, although numerous and persistent attempts have been made to improve upon it, or to avoid the process altogether.

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  • By means of the grist tax (which he had proposed in 1865, but which the Menabrea cabinet had passed in 1868), and by other fiscal expedients necessitated by the almost desperate condition of the national exchequer, he succeeded, before his fall from power in 1873, in placing Italian finance upon a sound footing, in spite of fierce attacks and persistent misrepresentation.

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  • On his arrival in Sweden, however, he tried to gain time by provisionally confirming what had been done; but the aggressiveness of the Protestant faction and the persistent usurpations of Duke Charles (the Riksdag of 1595 proclaimed him regent though the king had previously refused him that office) made a civil war inevitable.

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  • From 1818 to 1834 he represented various constituencies in parliament, where he was chiefly prominent for his persistent efforts to relieve the disabilities of the Jews.'

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  • In the rat-kangaroos, or kangaroo-rats, as they are called in Australia, constituting the sub-family Potoroinae, the first upper incisor is narrow, curved, and much exceeds the others in length; the upper canines are persistent, flattened, blunt and slightly curved, and the first two premolars of both jaws have large, simple, compressed crowns, with a nearly straight or slightly concave free cutting-edge, and both outer and inner surfaces usually marked by a series of parallel, vertical grooves and ridges.

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  • But this criterion was open to the persistent attacks of Epicureans and Academics, who made clear (t) that reason is dependent upon, if not derived from, sense, and (2) that the utterances of reason lack consistency.

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  • However, the younger Stoics endeavoured to meet the assaults of their persistent critic Carneades by suggesting various modes of testing a single presentation, to see whether it were consistent with others, especially such as occurred in groups, &c.; indeed, some went so far as to add to the definition " coming from a real object and exactly corresponding with it " the clause " provided it encounter no obstacle."

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  • Persistent traditions have greatly exaggerated the former prosperity of the old South-west.

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  • With anarchy among themselves and so precarious a hold on the country, hated by the Italian population and by the Catholic clergy, threatened also by an alliance of the Greek empire with their persistent rivals the Franks beyond the Alps, they resolved to sacrifice their independence and elect a king.

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  • It is to be remarked that the standing figure of the bishop in episcopal seals, of the abbot in monastic seals and of the lady in ladies' seals, which was so persistent from the 12th century onwards, proved to be the happy cause of the maintenance of the elegant oval shape in examples of these classes, wherein some of the best balanced designs are to be found.

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  • When at last he reached his destination, he found little difficulty in effecting the settlement of the disturbed provinces, notwithstanding Piso's violent and persistent opposition.

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  • Rounded hills, level meads and persistent flat-topped ridges, composed of rocks of varying structure, rise to about the same level and give the impression that they are the remnants of a former continuous surface.

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  • In passing from the Sitkan district westward toward Kodiak and the Aleutians the climate becomes even more equable, the temperature a little lower and the rainfall somewhat less; 1 the fogs at first less dense, especially near Cook Inlet, where the climate is extremely local, but more and more persistent along the Aleutians.

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  • By persistent trapping and shooting, its numbers have now been considerably reduced, with the result, however, of making it exceedingly wary, so that it is not readily caught in any trap with which it has had an opportunity of becoming acquainted.

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  • But he had no real power, and his political importance lay in his persistent opposition to Beaufort and the councillors of his party.

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  • By his vast expenditure, ascribable not only to his wars in Italy, his incessant embassies, and the necessity of defending himself in the Comtat Venaissin against the incursions of the adventurous Raymond of Turenne, but also to his luxurious tastes and princely habits, as well as by his persistent refusal to refer the question of the schism to a council, he incurred general reproach.

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  • To this peculiar fruit the term caryopsis has been applied (more familiarly " grain "); it is commonly furrowed longitudinally down one side (usually the inner, but in Coix and its allies, the outer), and an additional covering is not unfrequently provided by the adherence of the persistent palea, or even also of the flowering FIG.

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  • The persistent bracts (glume and pale) afford an additional protection to the fruit; they protect the embryo, which is near the surface, from too rapid wetting and, when once soaked, from drying up again.

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  • Aristida and Stipa are large and widely distributed genera, occurring especially on open plains and steppes; the conspicuously awned persistent flowering glume forms an efficient means of dispersing the grain.

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  • Its physiological effects are much more persistent and injurious than sulphuretted hydrogen, producing temporary paralysis of the olfactory nerves and inflammation of the mucous membrane.

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  • Nevertheless, 85 men of the native cavalry regiment, driven to despair by the persistent rumours of the danger to their caste, refused on the 24th of April to accept their cartridges.

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  • Small tuberous shoots, comparable on a large scale with the bulbils of Lycopodium Selago, are occasionally produced in the axils of some of the persistent leaf-bases; these are characteristic of sickly plants, and serve as a means of vegetative reproduction.

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  • The name Retinospora, therefore, does not stand for a true genus, but denotes persistent young forms of Juniperus, Thuja, Cupressus, &c., in which the small scaly leaves of ordinary species are replaced by the slender, needle-like leaves, which stand out more or less at right angles from the branches.

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  • A persistent but apparently later tradition asserts that he died in prison after severe beating, because he refused to obey al-Mansur's command to act as a judge (cadi, gadi).

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  • When, however, in September the English (under the earl of Salisbury) invested Orleans, the key to the south of France, she renewed her efforts with Baudricourt, her mission being to relieve Orleans and crown the dauphin at Reims. By persistent importunity, the effect of which was increased by the simplicity of her demeanour and her calm assurance of success, she at last prevailed on the governor to grant her request; and in February 1429, accompanied by six men-at-arms, she set out on her perilous journey to the court of the dauphin at Chinon.

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  • It is very difficult to understand how far there was truth in the persistent accusations made against the prince-bishop of Alexandria.

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

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  • Top columnal a persistent proximale, often fusing with IBB, which are frequently atrophied in the adult.

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  • He devoted himself to persistent reading and study, combined with congenial society.

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  • John, the new kings only surviving brother, had been declared Lord of Ireland by his father in 1185, but Henry had been forced to remove him for persistent misconduct, and had left him nothing more than a titular sovereignty in the newly conquered island.

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  • Indeed for some time his persistent prosperity provoked the indignant surprise of those who believed him to be under a curse.

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  • The succession of failures in America, culminating in Cornwallis's surrender at Yorktown in October 1781, wearied the nation, and at length the persistent and powerful attacks of the opposition began to tell.

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  • Dreams of conquests and extension had long been abandoned, and the pressing question of the time was how to repel the persistent assaults of Persia and the barbarians upon the frontiers of the realm, and so retain the dominion inherited from the valour of the past.

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  • They are sometimes puzzling, often speculative; yet nearly all that is obscure in them becomes clear, much apparent contradiction disappears, when read by these persistent unvarying lights.

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  • It would appear as if the latter was more suited to the conditions of the existing flora, and many of the specific forms within it may rather be regarded as recently evolved than as simply persistent.

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  • Some ferns have a longer or shorter erect stem often clothed by the persistent bases of the leaves; in others the stem creeps on the surface of the substratum or is subterranean.

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  • Where the formation is extensive and persistent as in the cork-oak, a thick covering of cork is formed.

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  • After the advent to power of Dr Vladan Georgevich (October 1897) persistent and successful efforts were made to improve the country's financial and economic condition.

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  • Matters went from bad to worse when persistent rumours were set in motion that Queen Draga had succeeded in persuading King Alexander to proclaim one of her two brothers heir-apparent to the throne.

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  • His persistent recommendation, in fact, of English methods and instruments contributed effectively to the reform of French practical astronomy, and constituted the most eminent of his services to science.

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  • Halophila, Enhalus and Thalassia are submerged maritime plants found on tropical coasts, mainly in the Indian and Pacific oceans; Halophila has an elongated stem rooting at the nodes; Enhalus a short, thick rhizome, clothed with black threads resembling horse-hair, the persistent hard-bast strands of the leaves; Thalassia has a creeping rooting stem with upright branches bearing crowded strap-shaped leaves in two rows.

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  • Burnet's book naturally aroused much opposition, and there were persistent rumours that the MS. had been unduly tampered with.

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  • The generally one-seeded nut-like fruit is associated with the persistent often hardened or greatly enlarged bracts forming the so-called cupule which gives the name to the group. The group is subdivided as follows, and these subdivisions are now generally regarded either as distinct natural orders or the first two as sub-orders of one natural order.

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  • He became indeed "doux entete" (gentle but obstinate) as his mother called him, persistent in his ideas and always ready to return to them, though at the same time yielding and drawing back before the force of circumstances.

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  • The Portuguese gave names to most of the capes, but made no persistent attempts at colonization.

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  • The pain in the stomach is persistent, and cramps in the calves of the legs add to the torture.

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  • At the close of this troubled century peace descends upon exhausted passions; and amidst the choir of young and ardent voices celebrating the national reconciliation, the tocsin no longer sounds its sinister and persistent bass.

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  • After Colberts day, when the crutches lent by privilege were removed, his achievements lost vigour; industries that ministered to luxury alone escaped decay; the others became exhausted in struggling against the persistent and teasing opposition of the municipal bodies and the bourgeoisieconceited, ignorant and terrified at any innovationand against the blind and intolerant policy of Louis XIV.

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  • She was blamed for her friendship with the comtesse de Polignac, who loved her only as the dispenser of titles and positions; and when weary of this persistent begging for rewards, she was taxed with her preference for foreigners who asked nothing.

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  • The meute of the 20th of June, a burlesque which, but for the persistent good-humour of Louis XVI., might have become a tragedy, alarmed but did not overthrow the monarchy.

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  • In self- defence against this continuance of the policy and the The 13th personnel of the Conventiona modern Long Parliament the royalists, persistent street-fighters and masters in the sections after the suppression of the daily indemnification of forty sous, attempted the insurrection of the 13th Vendmiaire (October 5, 1795), which was easily put down by General Bonaparte.

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  • But thanks to the past influence of the Girondin party, who had caused the war, and of the regicides of the Mountain, this peace not only ratified the conquest of Belgium, the left bank of the Rhine and Santo Domingo, but paved the way for fresh conquests; for the old spirit of domination and persistent hostility to Austria attracted the destinies of the Revolution definitely towards war.

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  • Alessandro Achillini, the persistent philosophical adversary of Pomponazzi, both at Padua and subsequently at Bologna, attempted, along with other moderate but not brilliant Averroists, to accommodate their philosophical theory with the requirements of Catholicism.

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  • Persistent Donatists were no longer merely heretics; they were rebels and incurred the confiscation of their church property and the forfeiture of their civil rights.

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  • This theory must be taken into consideration as a factor in accounting for the persistent hold which even at the present day astrology still maintains on many minds.

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  • At various times France, Denmark, Austria and Great Britain all had more or less shadowy rights to the islands, the Danes being the most persistent in their efforts to occupy the group, until in 1869 they relinquished their claims in favour of the British, who at once began to put down the piracies of the islanders, and established a penal settlement, numbering in all about 350 persons, in Nancowry harbour.

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  • The persistent emphasis upon such features as the rejection of Saul, his enmity towards David, the latter's chivalry, and his friendship for Jonathan, will partly account for the present literary intricacies; and, on general grounds, traditions of quite distinct origin (Calebite or Jerahmeelite; indigenous Judaean; North Israelite or Benjamite) are to be expected in a work now in post-exilic form.'

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  • Bracts are occasionally persistent, remaining long attached to the base of the peduncles, but more usually they are deciduous, falling off early by an articulation.

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  • The existence or non-existence of an articulation determines the deciduous or persistent nature of the calyx.

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  • A corolla which is continuous with the axis and not articulated to it, as in campanula and heaths, may be persistent, and remain in a withered or marcescent state while the fruit is ripening.

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  • A gamopetalous corolla falls off in one piece; but sometimes the base of the corolla remains persistent, as in Rhinanthus and Orobanche.

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  • When the pistil consists centa; s,withered style and of several separate carpels, or is stigma; c, persistent calyx.

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  • In Tuscany particularly the Inquisition made persistent efforts to suppress them; Florence afflicted them with severe laws, but failed to rouse the populace against them.

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  • The cortex, often sharply differentiated into sclerotic and parenchymatous zones, is bordered externally by the persistent leaf-bases.

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  • The majority of Mesozoic stems agree in external appearance with those of recent species of Encephalartos, Macrozamia, and some other genera; the trunk is encased in a mass of persistent petiole-bases separated from one another by a dense felt or packing of scaly ramenta.

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  • Microsauria, nearest the reptiles, with persistent notochord completely surrounded by constricted cylinders on which the neural arch rests.

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  • Branchiosauria, nearest to the true batrachians; with persistent non-constricted notochord, surrounded by barrel-shaped, bony cylinders formed by the neural arch above and a pair of intercentra below, both these elements taking an equal share in the formation of a transverse process on each side for the support of the rib.

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  • The persistent decisions of the councils against the heretics at this period - in particular, those of the council of Tours (1163) and of the oecumenical Lateran council (1179) - had scarcely more effect.

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  • On the other hand, maybe Tessa got cold feet when she realized how persistent Dulce would be.

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  • She spent the next half hour in the dim lighting of the car fixing her makeup with Pierre's persistent pointers.

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  • For a moment his persistent grip reminded her of another time when he had overpowered her.

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  • Dean was forced to quiet the persistent instrument before hesitant Janet could muster enough courage to voice her reply.

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  • Not to mention tossing persistent mutation and cancer-causing chemicals into our ship's air and water recyclers.

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  • The study showed that an ingredient of chocolate called theobromine was more effective at stopping persistent coughs than the leading cough medicine codeine.

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  • Harassment Putting people in fear of violence; also continual, persistent attacks causing alarm or distress.

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  • A persistent cookie is a small text file stored on your hard drive for an extended period of time.

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  • Persistent Love The people violated the covenant, we read in verse 20, violated it repeatedly and grossly.

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  • The defendant was Joseph BRADLEY, and he was summoned for wife desertion, persistent cruelty and neglect of wife and child.

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  • Nevertheless, I believe William is guilty less of downright dishonesty than of a persistent lack of understanding.

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  • Opinion polls over many years have shown a persistent public distaste for giving up the pound in favor of the euro.

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  • The modified P. fluorescens cultures are killed by heat pasteurization and provides a persistent biopesticide preparation that degrades much slower in sunlight than Bt.

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  • In any case, the framework provides functionality for making navigational objects persistent.

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  • That Sunday afternoon, once the unusually persistent headache had cleared, I staggered in to try the food.

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  • Spate conditions have been remarkably persistent in the English lowlands; in part, this reflects unprecedented groundwater levels.

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  • The POI convention provides a simple means of assigning ` relatively persistent ' global identifiers within the Internet's ` http ' namespace.

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  • We shall be left with a very persistent range of strange occurrences which even the MOD now shows signs of uneasily recognizing.

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  • She is the kind of person ministers dread because they are so persistent.

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  • An unusual form of strangles is recognized which produces flu-like symptoms and often becomes persistent in a yard.

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  • Three patients (5 %) had persistent, uncontrolled, local disease.

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  • Symptoms progressively restrict a person's ability to breathe and include persistent coughing, wheezing, excessive production of phlegm and ongoing shortness of breath.

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  • Patients also face a long-term risk of getting persistent swelling or ulcers in their leg.

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  • They are known as POPs, or persistent organic pollutants.

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  • We find extremely long-lived modes of spin precession, named ' persistent precessing domains ' (PPD) at the lowest achievable temperatures.

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  • The reason for this persistent adherence to old and debunked pseudoscience, is that it sells books.

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  • Three very pretty purple shells with persistent comet trails exploded overhead (video clip 1 below ).

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  • At first, I did not see much of an improvement with the persistent facial redness.

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  • Many people with persistent rhinitis say they have a ' persistent cold ' .

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  • Persistent rhinitis Persistent rhinitis means that rhinitis symptoms continue long-term.

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  • This is the third case reported of a patient with persistent mullerian duct syndrome and bilateral seminoma.

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  • Secondly, we need higher fines, heavier license endorsements and bans for persistent speeders.

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  • Repeated USS abdomen revealed persistent oedematous gall bladder along with mild splenomegaly.

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  • In addition to the persistent, non-pathogenic BVDV, a pathogenic strain can always be isolated with mucosal disease.

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  • Bearing that in mind I should touch on the persistent and often torrential downpour that we hardy souls had to endure.

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  • Nobody wants persistent troublemakers or individuals who are ' worse for wear ' ruining a night out for everyone else.

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  • He states that in the case of persistent truancy, it is the system which is at fault, not the pupil.

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  • However, despite a raft of punitive measures designed to bring persistent truants to book, the problem refuses to go away.

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  • It covers paroxysmal, persistent and permanent AF, considers AF developing after surgical procedures, and offers advice on haemodynamically unstable AF.

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  • Due to persistent vandalism at the present site this kind of activity isn't possible.

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  • The patient may experience periodic elevations of liver enzymes and persistent viremia for several years.

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  • Paths and drives In March apply a proprietary path weedkiller containing a mixture of herbicides with contact and persistent action.

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  • Appearing at the elective diet of 1674 at the head of 6000 veterans he overawed every other competitor, and despite the persistent opposition of the Lithuanians was elected king on the 21st of May.

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  • Jowett's loyalty to those who were prosecuted on this account was no less characteristic than his persistent silence while the augmentation of his salary as Greek professor was withheld.

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  • Notwithstanding the protection afforded by sand-dunes and earthen embankments backed by stones and timber, the Frisian Islands are slowly but surely crumbling away under the persistent attacks of storm and flood, and the old Frisian proverb "de nich will diken mut wiken" (" who will not build dikes must go away") still holds good.

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  • In Leptolinae the actinula becomes the sessile polyp which has acquired the power of budding and producing individuals either of its own or of a higher rank; it represents a persistent larval stage and remains in a sexually immature condition as a neutral individual, sex being an attribute only of the final stage in the development, namely the medusa.

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  • But it is indisputable that Brewster was earlier in the field than Fresnel; that he described the dioptric apparatus in 1812; that he pressed its adoption on those in authority at least as early as 1820, two years before Fresnel suggested it; and that it was finally introduced into British lighthouses mainly by his persistent efforts.

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  • But, apart from Georgia, historical interest in Caucasia centres in the long and persistent attempts which the Russians made to conquer it, and the heroic, though unavailing, resistance offered by the mountain races, more especially the Circassian and Lesghian tribes.

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  • Charlock is a most persistent cruciferous weed, but if sprayed when young with the solution named it is killed, the corn plants being uninjured.

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  • Sodium gives an intense and persistent yellow flame; lithium gives a carmine coloration, and may be identified in the presence of sodium by viewing through a cobalt glass or indigo prism; from potassium it may be distinguished by its redder colour; barium gives a yellowishgreen flame, which appears bluish-green when viewed through green glass; strontium gives a crimson flame which appears purple or rose when viewed through blue glass; calcium gives an orange-red colour which appears finch-green through green glass; indium gives a characteristic bluish-violet flame; copper gives an intense emerald-green coloration.

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  • The investigation of the figure of equilibrium of a rotating fluid mass engaged the persistent attention of Laplace.

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  • The persistent attempt of the South African Republic to assert its full independence, culminating in a formal denial of British suzerainty, made it additionally incumbent on Great Britain to carry its point as to the Uitlander grievances, while, from Mr Kruger's point of view, the admission of the Uitlanders to real political rights meant the doom of his oligarchical regime, and appeared in the light of a direct menace to Boer supremacy.

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  • Influenza, again, was well known to us in 1836-1840, yet clinical observers had not traced out those sequels which, in the form of neuritis and mental disorder, have impressed upon our minds the persistent virulence of this infection, and the manifold forms of its activity.

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  • In central New York it is not uncommon for snow to accumulate to the depth of 3 or 4 ft., and yet this is not persistent.

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  • The persistent hostility of Venice is partially attributable to her constant fear lest Louis should inherit the crown of Naples and thus threaten her trade and her sea-power from two sides simultaneously.

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  • Scepticism is deprived of its persistent argument if it is seen that, while our individual experiences are to be judged by their coherence with the context of experience in general, experience as a whole does not admit of being judged by reference to anything beyond itself.

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  • In the second place, having declared the noumenal power, which causes phenomena, or conscious affections, to be unknowable, and having left anybody who pleased to make it a god and an object of religion, he proceeds to describe it as if it were known force, and known in two respects as persistent and as resistant force.

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  • Their interest on the formal side is retrospective, but it is possible to find even in the persistent reiteration of medieval sentiment and methods, a fresh feeling for nature, and a lyrical quality of later timbre.

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  • By means of negotiations instigated and prosecuted with great perseverance by the university of Paris and the Inquisition, and through the persistent scheming of Pierre Cauchon, the bishop of Beauvais - a Burgundian partisan, who, chased from his own see, hoped to obtain the archbishopric of Rouen - she was sold in November by John of Luxemburg and Burgundy to the English, who on the 3 rd of January 1431, at the instance of the The Porte St Honore where Joan was wounded stood where the Comedic Francaise now stands.

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  • William could be pitiless when provoked; to punish the men of the North for persistent rebellion and the destruction of his garrison at York, he harried the whple countryside from the Aire to the Tees with such remorseless ferocity that it did not recover its ancient prosperity for centuries.

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  • In some cases the foliage is preserved in situ; more often, however, especially in the main stem and larger branches, S.C. /,???_ A the leaves had been shed, leaving behind them their scars and persistent bases, on which the characteristic sculpturing of the Lepidodendroid surface depends.

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  • Now all of a sudden, ideas were persistent.

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  • It was more than a year before she alluded to the subject again, and when she did return to it, her questions were numerous and persistent.

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  • Three very pretty purple shells with persistent comet trails exploded overhead (video clip 1 below).

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  • Similarly, Israel has been exiled for gross misconduct - idolatry, immorality, persistent refusal to hear YHWH calling her back to obedience.

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  • Europe 's persistent reluctance puts the Turks in a quandary.

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  • Many people with persistent rhinitis say they have a ' persistent cold '.

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  • Even substandard persistent world games have this effect, but no single-player games do.

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  • Within a cell a strong persistent updraft of warm moist air is maintained as air enters the forward right flank at low altitude.

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  • Due to persistent vandalism at the present site this kind of activity is n't possible.

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  • And other factors do not appear to favor persistent mild westerlies.

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  • Although usually affable, Alyssa was unapologetically persistent in her unpopular opinion.

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  • As a baby grows, his skin will toughen, but while infants are still in the newborn stage, persistent diaper rashes can both inflame and break the skin.

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  • It's distressing for parents to see the same rash reappearing and worsening, despite their persistent wipe and cream efforts.

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  • I will try to stop him by laying him down or snuggling with him, but he remains persistent and climbs back up on top of me only to start kneading again.

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  • We have tried removing her from the lap each time she starts this pattern, but she is persistent and just climbs up in the lap again, and again, and again.

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  • Spot became healthier, the gloss to his coat returned and even persistent fleas took flight.

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  • Turks are excellent hunters and will track down and destroy the most persistent moth.

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  • Be persistent yet polite, and if the customer service representative you speak to is unwilling to help you should ask to speak to a supervisor.

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  • For example, if you have persistent acne, be sure you are using the right blemish-fighting products for your skin type.

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  • The angry exchange of words in the workplace doesn't have to escalate into a persistent feud.

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  • It's usually not serious and often clears up on its own, but if you have a really persistent case, talk to your doctor to see if there's a treatment that will work for you.

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  • Persistent rumors of break-ups dogged the pretty pair until their secret wedding on October 5, 2004.

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  • Joey Fatone finally agreed to dance after the persistent producers asked him three times.

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  • With the persistent rumors surrounding Jolie - about her weight, international adoptions and relationship with Brad Pitt - she has developed a thick skin.

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  • Twiggy set in motion a persistent downward spiral in celebrity clothing sizes.

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  • However, you should still be able to find jobs for college students if you're persistent.

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  • Vendors can be extremely persistent and polite refusal is necessary.

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  • Persistent dog skin problems can drive both canines and their owners up the wall.

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  • This illness rarely has any other symptoms other than a persistent, dry, honking cough.

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  • Puppies need fair and consistent training to learn the things you want them to know, so be persistent and your pup will eventually learn that biting is unwelcome behavior.

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  • The stem is about 2 1/2 feet high, round, slightly flattened at the top, the color a purplish-green, much hidden by persistent withered sheaths.

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  • The leaves are partially persistent, glaucous beneath and sometimes above.

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  • The leaves (and stems) are densely covered with long soft hairs, and often take a fine color in autumn, which is increased by the persistent crimson seed-clusters.

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  • Kniphofia Tysoni - A handsome new variety, with persistent strong foliage of a soft glaucous shade, each left measuring 3 feet or more in length and 3 1/2 inches wide at base, tapering to a fine point; the edges of leaf finely serrated.

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  • You'll need to be persistent and patient; unique lap steel guitars don't come up for grabs very often.

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  • However, if you are persistent you can find what you are looking for.

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  • Organic gardens require a lot of maintenance in the beginning as you learn what insects and problems are persistent in your area of the country and your own personal garden.

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  • Persistent exposure to stress can lead to insomnia.

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  • The organization offers insight into the statistics and the problems associated with persistent nightly snores.

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  • Oregon Health and Science University features a podcast that addresses possible social ramifications of persistent snores.

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  • If nasal stuffiness is persistent, consider investing in a full face mask that covers mouth and nose.

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  • Being forced to stay awake or a persistent inability to sleep can leave a person as impaired as imbibing too much alcohol.

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  • Persistent, chronic snoring can be indicative of a more serious sleep disorder.

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  • Sleep apnea, which is potentially fatal, is a common cause of severe and persistent snoring.

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  • Persistent snoring always requires medical evaluation to rule out serious health issues.

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  • Persistent snoring requires a medical evaluation and diagnosis.

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  • Persistent daytime fatigue coupled with frequent nighttime waking are symptoms associated with several sleep disorders, you should consult your physician who can refer you to a sleep study for a proper diagnosis.

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  • For persistent cramps, particularly those associated with muscle fatigue and strains such as too much walking, poor shoes or overexertion, you should use a combination of heat and cold to relieve the muscle cramp.

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  • Persistent insomnia from anxiety may cause health complications and it should also be discussed.

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  • Persistent use of over-the-counter sleep medications may lead to drug tolerance.

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  • Hypersomnia is a sleep disorder that causes the affected person to experience persistent episodes of sleepiness during the day.

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  • It is characterized by a persistent lack of energy and sleepiness during the day.

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  • Sometimes, all it takes is a quick reset of the console, but other times, the problem can be more persistent and pervasive.

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  • You can get a DSi for considerably less if you remain patient and persistent.

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  • Mortal Kombat is also well-known for a number of wacky "easter eggs" that could be found by persistent (and lucky) users.

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  • Only if you're patient and persistent can you find a good background image.

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  • That said, most of the villagers are pretty dense, so you'll need to be somewhat persistent, but the rewards are well worth it.

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  • Be persistent and vigilant, and you will surely find this Nintendo game in stock.

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  • Bears are clever, persistent, strong, and have an incredible sense of smell.

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  • Thrombocytopenia-A persistent decrease in the number of blood platelets usually associated with hemorrhaging.

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  • Symptoms of nursemaid's elbow include immediate pain in the injured arm, refusal or inability to move the injured arm, creating a condition called pseudo-paralysis, persistent crying, refusal to play, and anxiety.

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  • Sometimes, pieces can be aspirated into the lungs, and even though breathing returns to normal, wheezing, chest pain, persistent cough, and pneumonia can develop within a few days due to the foreign body in the lung.

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  • Depression and depressive disorders (unipolar depression) are mental illnesses characterized by a profound and persistent feeling of sadness or despair and/or a loss of interest in things that once were pleasurable.

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  • Children with semiconsciousness, persistent diarrhea, jaundice, or low blood sodium levels have a poorer prognosis.

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  • Fifty to seventy-five percent of children diagnosed with CD also have ADHD, a disorder characterized by a persistent pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity.

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  • Chronic pain refers to pain that persists after an injury heals, cancer pain, pain related to a persistent or degenerative disease, and long-term pain from an unidentifiable cause.

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  • Serious cases of periodontal disease may be persistent, but they can usually be controlled.

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  • Use of the drug is persistent despite personal problems caused by the effects of the substance on the self or others.

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  • Gender identity disorder (GID)-A strong and lasting cross-gender identification and persistent discomfort with one's biological gender (sex) role.

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  • Severe persistence of primary reflexes indicates predominantly persistent physical problems.

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  • Since recent studies have demonstrated that repetition of these reflexes seems to eventually inhibit them, parents can work with the infant by assisting with the repetition of persistent reflexes.

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  • Late onset antisocial behaviors are less persistent and more likely to be discarded as a behavioral strategy than those that first appear in early childhood.

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  • Early screening of at-risk children is critical to deterring development of a persistent pattern of antisocial behavior.

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  • Older students who already exhibit a persistent pattern of antisocial behavior can be helped with intensive individualized services that may involve community mental health agencies and other outside intervention.

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  • However, studies also indicate that ECE produces persistent gains on achievement test scores, along with fewer occurrences of being held back a grade and being placed in special education programs.

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  • In children, if the lymphadenitis is severe or persistent, the doctor may need to rule out mumps, HIV, tumors in the neck region, and congenital cysts that resemble swollen lymph nodes.

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  • Social phobia-An anxiety disorder characterized by a strong and persistent fear of social or performance situations in which the individual might feel embarrassment or humiliation.

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  • Persistent back pain, cramping, abdominal tightening, or pelvic pressure occurs.

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  • A family doctor should be called whenever a cat scratch or bite fails to heal normally or is followed by a persistent fever or other unusual symptoms such as long-lasting bone or joint pain.

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  • Persistent sleepiness and sleep attacks are the hallmarks of this condition.

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  • Persistent vomiting or diarrhea (which can occur in a partial blockage) can result in dehydration.

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  • To qualify for the diagnosis of sleep disorder, the condition must be a persistent problem, cause the patient significant emotional distress, and interfere with his or her social, academic, or occupational functioning.

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  • Stereotyped-Having a persistent, repetitive, and senseless quality.

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  • Impulsive actions, persistent feelings of boredom or emptiness, and intense anger outbursts are other traits of this disorder.

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  • An appointment should be made with a healthcare provider or a mental health professional if a child has persistent symptoms of a personality disorder.

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  • Teens with life course persistent behaviors act out in violent ways from early childhood on, in a variety of situations.

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  • In rare cases, a persistent sore throat may point to more serious conditions, such as rheumatic fever or pneumonia.

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  • The reaction may be persistent and severe, requiring extensive medical treatment and hospitalization.

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  • In rare cases, an individual may fail to clear the bacteria from the intestinal tract; the result is a persistent carrier state.

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  • Pica is the persistent craving and compulsive eating of non-food substances.

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  • In order for the diagnosis of pica to be made, there must be a history of persistent consumption of a non-food substance continuing for a minimum period of one month.

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  • These infections, which can usually be traced to contaminated catheters or intravenous devices, cause persistent high fever.

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  • If older than 12 months, the child has persistent thrush.

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  • Postoperative complications are common, including wound infections and lack of healing, persistent sepsis and bowel necrosis, and a serious internal bleeding disorder known as disseminated intravascular coagulation.

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  • Although the causes of addiction remain the subject of ongoing debate and research, many experts as of 2004 considered addiction to be a brain disease, a condition caused by persistent changes in brain structure and function.

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  • Parental concerns Post-concussion syndrome can be very frustrating, because the symptoms are persistent and can affect the child's ability to perform in school or other activities.

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  • Symptoms are frequent and so are persistent infections, particularly of the respiratory system.

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  • When these characteristics are present in a child to an extreme, when they are persistent and when they interfere with healthy development, a diagnostic evaluation with a licensed physician or mental health professional is recommended.

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  • Dehydration can result from loss of fluids through persistent vomiting and diarrhea; it is one of the most frequent and serious complications of food poisoning.

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  • Dehydration can be a complication of severe cases with persistent vomiting and/or diarrhea.

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  • Any unexplained abdominal pain accompanied by persistent vomiting or diarrhea, whether or not a food source is suspected, should be reported to the doctor.

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  • The infection usually develops in children and adolescents whose ears are exposed to persistent, excessive moisture.

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  • Although all age groups are affected by otitis externa, children, adolescents, and young adults whose ears are exposed to persistent, excessive moisture develop the infection most often.

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  • They usually are associated with a tumor or kidney stones that block the flow of urine and often are persistent infections caused by drug-resistant organisms.

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  • A healthcare professional should be contacted if a child experiences persistent abdominal distention, is unable to have normal bowel movements, or exhibits other symptoms of ileus.

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  • Persistent abdominal pain and chronic or prolonged constipation are also reasons to call the doctor.

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  • While normal fears tend to be experienced in phases and tend to be outgrown by adulthood, abnormal fears are those that are persistent and recurrent or fears that interfere with daily activities for at least a month.

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  • The pain associated with cancer, persistent and degenerative conditions, and neuropathy, or nerve damage, is included in the chronic category.

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  • There are often no symptoms of HIV in infants, but within a few months most infants who are infected show signs of opportunistic infections such as failure to thrive, chronic thrush, and persistent diarrhea.

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  • Infants who develop polio or persistent viral infections, however, have a poorer prognosis.

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  • Persistent or recurrent nausea and vomiting should be checked by a doctor.

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  • Persistent, unexplained, or recurring nausea and vomiting can be symptoms of a variety of serious illnesses.

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  • The doctor should be consulted if a child has lost a significant amount of weight without trying, has persistent diarrhea, or has any other signs of PEM.

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  • Patients with certain symptoms, including semiconsciousness, persistent diarrhea, jaundice, and low blood sodium levels, have a poorer prognosis than other patients.

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  • Obsession-A persistent image, idea, or desire that dominates a person's thoughts or feelings.

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  • Harassment-The persistent annoying, attacking, or bothering of another person.

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  • Allergy skin testing may be performed, especially if the doctor suspects the child's symptoms are persistent.

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  • There has been a life-threatening asthma attack or severe, persistent asthma.

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  • Rickets is a severe bone disorder causes by persistent vitamin D deficiency.

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  • Citronella votive candles can help to keep pesky and persistent bugs away when you are outdoors.

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  • While it's natural to feel sad when you're lonely, persistent sadness may be a sign of depression.

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  • You're very persistent and can handle rejection well.

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  • Journalists must be patient and persistent in their pursuit of a story, as well as always working to improve their craft.

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  • The people who succeed in the world of freelance writing are people who are persistent and don't give up.

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  • You’ve got to be determined and persistent, letting rejections roll off your back.

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  • It is not a new-found gum, for in ancient times it was used in folk medicine to treat things like persistent cough, and was also used as a laxative and, oddly enough, also to treat diarrhea.

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  • The goat is persistent and has the stamina to go the distance.

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  • As a fixed sign, Taurus is persistent and determined.

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  • Despite our comparative wealth in relation to the rest of the world, poverty in the United States remains a persistent problem.

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  • You just have to be persistent when it comes to coming up with a design that you can not only live with but one that you will love forever.

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