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pierce

pierce Sentence Examples

  • This time, she felt his fangs pierce her neck and jerked.

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  • They have never been known to charge and pierce the bottom of ships with their weapons, as the swordfish does.

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  • Numbers of rivers pierce or flow in wild gorges between its spurs.

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  • Longfellow - which was built in1785-1786by General Peleg Wadsworth (1748-1829), a soldier of the War of Independence, a representative in Congress from 1793 to 1807, and the grandfather of the poet; was given by Longfellow's sister, Mrs Anne Longfellow Pierce (1810-1901) to the Maine Historical Society; and contains interesting relics of the Wadsworth and Longfellow families, and especially of the poet himself.

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  • The sea breeze seemed to pierce her skull and ruffle through her brain.

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  • Soon after the outbreak of the war with Mexico, in 1846, Pierce enlisted as a private at Concord, but soon (in February 1847) became colonel of the Ninth Regiment (which joined General Winfield Scott at Pueblo on the 6th of August 1847), and later (March, 1847) became a brigadier-general of volunteers.

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  • The basin thus presents interesting problems. The existence of wide valleys where the small upper waters of the Cherwell, Evenlode and Coln now flow, the occurrence of waterborne deposits in their beds from the northwest of England and from Wales, and the fact that the Thames, like its lower southern tributaries which pierce the North Downs, has been able to maintain a deep valley through the chalk elevation at Goring, are considered to point to the former existence of a much larger river, in the system of which were included the upper waters of the present Severn, Dee and other rivers of the west.

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  • The bite, however, of any spider, strong enough to pierce the skin, may give rise to a certain amount of local inflammation and pain depending principally upon the amount of poison injected.

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  • In 1850 Pierce became president of a convention assembled at Concord to revise the constitution of his state, and used his influence to secure the removal of those provisions of the constitution of 1792 which declared that only Protestants should be eligible for higher state offices.

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  • Firdousi accepted the challenge, and the three poets having previously agreed upon three rhyming words to which a fourth could not be found in the Persian language, 'Ansari began "Thy beauty eclipses the light of the sun"; Farrakhi added "The rose with thy cheek would comparison shun"; 'Asjadi continued "Thy glances pierce through the mailed warrior's johsun"; 1 and Firdousi, without a moment's hesitation, completed the quatrain "Like the lance of fierce Giv in his fight with Poshun."

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  • The tip of the proboscis is armed with a complicated series of chitinous teeth and rasps, by means of which the fly is enabled to pierce the skin of its victim; as usual in Diptera the organ is closed on the upper side by the labrum, or upper lip, and contains the hypopharynx or common outlet of the paired salivary glands, which are situated in the abdomen.

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  • dentaries; some of the vertebrae in the lower region of the neck have strongly developed hypapophyses (not provided with a cap of enamel, as has often been asserted), which are directed forwards and pierce the oesophagus.

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  • The earth would drop from beneath his feet and the sun pierce his soul.

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  • They feed entirely by suction, and the majority of the species pierce plant tissues and suck sap. The leaves of plants are for the most part the objects of attack, but many aphids and scale-insects pierce stems, and some go underground and feed on roots.

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  • from the coast it is intercepted by a lone line of dunes, which it fails to pierce and is thus deflected southwards, flowing in this direction for nearly 170 m.

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  • On seeing this, Pierre moved forward with his breast toward the swords, meaning them to pierce it.

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  • Pierce, The Physical Review, July 1907, March 1909, on crystal rectifiers for electric oscillations.

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  • ~Vhen the pattern is lightly traced, he uses his knife delicately; when the lines are strong and the shadows heavy, he makes the point pierce deeply.

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  • Taran drew the bow back and released the arrow, watching it pierce the unconscious woman's chest.

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  • He knew her on sight, felt the connection pierce his tanned hide and rattle his bones.

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  • He knew her on sight, felt the connection pierce his tanned hide and rattle his bones.

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  • In 1792 Mrs Sarah Pierce made one of the first efforts toward the higher education of women in the United States by opening in Litchfield her Female Seminary, which had an influential career of about forty years, and numbered among its alumnae Harriet Beecher Stowe, Mrs Marshall O.

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  • He was again a representative in the state legislature in 1851, became an associate justice of the supreme court of Massachusetts in 1852, and during the administration (1853-1857) of President Pierce, was attorneygeneral of the United States.

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  • When it had become known that the colony was within the territory of the New England Council, John Pierce, in 1621, procured from that body a grant which made the colonists its tenants.

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  • If a thin cellulose membrane is interposed between the lamellae, the hyphae nevertheless turn chemotropically from the one lamella to the other and pierce the cellulose membrane in the process.

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  • A year later Pierce surrendered this and procured another, which in effect made him proprietor of the colony, but he was twice shipwrecked and was forced to assign to the adventurers his second patent.

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  • Pierce, The Freedmen's Bureau (Iowa City, 1904); Report of the Joint Committee on Reconstruction (Washington, 1866); W.

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  • TACOMA, a city and sub-port of entry, and the county-seat of Pierce county, Washington, U.S.A., on Commencement Bay of Puget Sound, at the mouth of Puyallup river, about 80 m.

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  • Examples are- guruh, a rumbling noise, gumuruh, to make such a noise; tunjuk, to point, telunjuk, the forefinger; chuchuk, to pierce, cheruchuk, a stockade.

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  • The Cuban policy of Presidents Pierce and Buchanan (during 1853-1861) was vainly directed to acquiring the island.

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  • Pierce was the youngest man who had as yet been elevated to the presidency.

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  • In 1853 he accepted the position of secretary of war in the cabinet of President Pierce, and for four years performed the duties of the office with great distinction and with lasting benefit to the nation.

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  • Only the Zsil, the Aluta and the Bodza or Buzeu pierce the Transylvanian Alps, and flow into the Danube outside Hungary.

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  • His father, Benjamin Pierce (1757-1839), served in the American army throughout the War of Independence, was a Democratic member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives from 1789 to 1803, and was governor of the state in 1827-1829.

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  • Before the object can pierce the dense lower strata of air its material is usually exhausted, but on rare occasions it withstands the fiery ordeal, and fragments of the original mass fall upon the earth.

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  • Before the object can pierce the dense lower strata of air its material is usually exhausted, but on rare occasions it withstands the fiery ordeal, and fragments of the original mass fall upon the earth.

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  • After retiring from the presidency Pierce returned to Concord, and soon afterwards went abroad for a three years' tour in Europe.

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  • FRANKLIN PIERCE (1804-1869), fourteenth president of the United States, was born at Hillsborough, New Hampshire, on the 23rd of November 1804.

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  • of the abdominal pleura) which when pressed together form a tube whose point can pierce the surface film and convey air to the hindmost spiracles which are alone functional in the adult.

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  • Both sexes among the natives pierce the lobes of the ear for ornaments.

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  • Many parasitic hyphae put out minute lateral branches, which pierce the cell-wall of the host and form a peg-like (Trichosphaeria), sessile (Cystopus), or stalked (Hemileia), knot-like, or_a B FIG.

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  • The larvae are active and well-armoured, upon the whole of the ' ` campodeiform " type, but destitute of cerci; they are predaceous in habit, usually with slender, sickle-shaped mandibles, wherewith they pierce various insects so as to suck their juices.

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  • Other flies of this group have the inquiline habit, laying their eggs in the galls of other species, while others again pierce the cuticle of maggots or aphids, in whose bodies their larvae live as parasites.

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  • Between 1850 and 1860 coal was found on the Stilaguamish river (Snohomish county) and on the Black river (near Seattle) and in 1863 at Gilman (King county); but it was not until between 1880 and 1885, when the Green river field in King county and the Roslyn mines in Kittitas county were opened, that commercial production became important: the output was 3,024,943 tons (valued at $6,690,412) in 1908, when nearly onehalf (1,414,621 tons) of the total was from Kittitas county and most of the remainder from the counties of King (931,643 tons) and Pierce (551,678 tons).

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  • Diabases pierce to Devonian rocks, and olivine rocks appear as dykes amidst the Triassic deposits.

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  • Although Pierce during his term in the Senate had severely criticized the Whigs for their removals of Democrats from office, he himself now adopted the policy of replacing Whigs by Democrats, and the country acquiesced.

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  • to a line passing through the northern portions of Pierce, Wayne, Liberty, Bryan 1 According to the usual nomenclature, the branch flowing S.W.

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  • Diabases pierce to Devonian rocks, and olivine rocks appear as dykes amidst the Triassic deposits.

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  • Frost-cracks, scorching of bark by sun and fire, &c., anc wounds due to plants which entwine, pierce or otherwise materially injure trees, &c., on a large scale.

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  • As it approaches the Atlantic, the Orange, in its efforts to pierce the mountain barrier which guards the coast, is deflected north and then south, making a loop of fully 90 m., of which the two ends are but 38 m.

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  • Pierce then studied law, and in 1827 was admitted to the bar and began to practise at Hillsborough.

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  • Pierce received °2 J4 electoral votes, and General Winfield Scott, his Whig opponent, only 42.

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  • Pierce had no scruples against slavery, and opposed anti-slavery agitation as tending to disrupt the Union.

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  • That such enzymes are formed in the protoplasm is evident from the behaviour of hyphae, which have been observed to pierce cell-membranes, the chitinous coats of insects, artificial collodion films and layers of wax, &c. That a fungus can secrete more than one enzyme, according to the materials its hyphae have to attack, has been shown by the extraction of diastase, inulase, trehalase, invertase, maltase, raffinase, malizitase, emulsin, trypsin and lipase from Aspergillus by Bourquelot, and similar events occur in other fungi.

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  • The city has a large jobbing trade, a coal supply from rich deposits in Pierce county, and abundant water-power from swift mountain streams, which is used for generating electricity for municipal and industrial use.

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  • Marshall Ward showed that the hyphae of Botrytis pierce the cell-walls of a lily by secreting a cytase and dissolving a hole through the membrane.

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  • Marshall Ward showed that the hyphae of Botrytis pierce the cell-walls of a lily by secreting a cytase and dissolving a hole through the membrane.

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  • As an avowed expansionist, Pierce sympathized with the filibuster government set up in Nicaragua by William Walker, and finally accorded it recognition.

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  • When the Democratic national convention met at Cincinnati in June 1856, Pierce was an avowed candidate for renomination, but as his attitude on the slavery question, and especially his subserviency to the South in supporting the pro-slavery party in the Territory of Kansas, had lost him the support of the Northern wing of his party, the nomination went to James Buchanan.

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  • Pierce was not a great statesman, and his fame has been overshadowed by that of Benton, Calhoun, Clay and Webster.

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  • Bartlett's Franklin Pierce (Auburn, New York, 1852), and Nathaniel Hawthorne's Franklin Pierce (Boston, 1852), are two "campaign" biographies, and are very eulogistic. J.

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  • Cooley's Review of the Administration of General Pierce (New York, 1854) and Anna E.

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  • Cooley's Review of the Administration of General Pierce (New York, 1854) and Anna E.

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  • This conception is expressed in George Eliot's lines: ", O, may I join the choir invisible Of those immortal dead who live again In minds made better by their presence: live In pulses stirred to generosity, In deeds of daring rectitude, in scorn For miserable aims that end with self, In thoughts sublime that pierce the night like stars, And with their mild persistence urge man's search To vaster issues."

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  • iii.; Gee's Elizabethan Clergy; Birt's Elizabethan Religious Settlement; and Pierce's Introduction to the Marprelate Tracts (1909).

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  • Pierce.

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  • A portion of Pierce's correspondence has been published in the American Historical Review, x.

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  • Carroll's Review of Pierce's Administration (Boston, 1856) are hostile anti-administration tracts.

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  • The best accounts of Pierce's administration are to be found in James Schouler's History of the United States, vol.

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  • 34 (1900); Bernard, "On some Different Cases of Germination," Gardener's Chronicle (1900); Pierce, Publ.

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  • But by the proposal to pierce a railway tunnel of about 16 m.

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  • In this speech, delivered in the state House of Representatives, Lincoln charged Pierce, Buchanan, Taney and Douglas with conspiracy to secure the Dred Scott decision.

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  • Those of the upper jaw are directed upwards from their bases, so that they never enter the mouth, but pierce the skin of the face, thus resembling horns rather than teeth; they curve backwards, downwards, and finally often forwards again, almost or quite touching the forehead.

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  • After four years of retirement spent in the practice of his profession, he was appointed by President Pierce minister to Great Britain in 1853.

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  • Douglas as the author of the bill, and to President Pierce as the executive who was called upon to enforce it.

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  • Accord ' This " manifesto," which was bitterly attacked in the North, was agreed upon (October 18, 1854) by the three ministers after several meetings at Ostend and at Aix-la-Chapelle, arranged in pursuance of instructions to them from President Pierce to " corn-, pare opinions, and to adopt measures for perfect concert of action in aid of the negotiations at Madrid " on the subject of reparations demanded from Spain by the United States for alleged injuries to American commerce with Cuba.

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  • The sea-cloud conceals from view the other islands, except those whose mountains pierce through it.

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  • Through these, again, pierce other granites in dikes or lava flows, and overlying the whole are limestones of Cretaceous and Tertiary age, themselves cut through by later volcanic eruptions.

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  • His acceptance of the nomination, however, earned him the enmity of the southern Democrats, who prevented his appointment by Pierce as secretary of state and as minister to France in 1853.

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  • See Judah P. Benjamin, by Pierce Butler (Philadelphia, 1907, with a good bibliography).

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  • The naturalism of which we have been speaking found free utterance now in the fabliaux of jongleurs, lyrics of minnesingers, tales of trouveres, romances of Arthur and his knights - compositions varied in type and tone, but in all of which sincere passion and real enjoyment of life pierce through the thin veil of chivalrous mysticism or of allegory with which they were sometimes conventionally draped.

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  • His name was again prominent before the Democratic convention of 1852, which, however, finally nominated Franklin Pierce.

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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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  • Amongst the loose tissue of the leaf numerous transparent threads are shown; these are the mycelial threads or spawn of the fungus; wherever they touch the leaf-cells they pierce or break down the tissue, and so set up decomposition, as indicated by the darker shading.

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  • The germinating spores are not only able to pierce the leaves and stems of the potato plant, and so gain an entry to its interior through the epidermis, but they are also able to pierce the skin of the tuber, especially in young examples.

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  • Among the most surprising features of cave scenery are the vertical shafts that pierce through all levels, from the uppermost galleries, or even from the sink-holes, down to the lowest floor.

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  • President Pierce offered him the position of minister to Spain, but he declined it.

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  • Pierce learned in the summer of 1860 that there was gold in Idaho.

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  • Brighton, Eastbourne, Dover, Chatham, or in the gaps where rivers from the centre pierce the Chalk ring, as at Guildford, Rochester, Canterbury, Lewes and Arundel.

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  • Besides the Bokovoi Khrebet several other short subsidiary ranges branch off from the main range at acute angles, lifting up high montane glens between them; for instance, the two ranges in Svanetia, which divide, the one the river (glen) Ingur from the river (glen) Tskhenis-Tskhali, and the other the river (glen) TskhenisTskhali from the rivers (glens) Lechkhum and Racha.Down all these glens glacier streams descend, until they find an opportunity to pierce through the flanking ranges, which they do in deep and picturesque gorges, and then race down the northern slopes of the mountains to enter the Terek or the Kuban, or down the southern versant to join the Rion or the Kura.

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  • Pierce's Memoir and Letters of Charles Sumner (4 vols., Boston, 1877-1893).

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  • In the Democratic convention at Baltimore, in 1852, Marcy was a prominent candidate for the presidential nomination, and from 1853 to 1857 he was secretary of state in the cabinet of President Pierce.

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  • Marcy died at Ballston Spa, New York, on the 4th of July 1857, a: short time after the close of Pierce's administration.

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  • It is by means of the hypostome that ticks pierce the integument and firmly adhere to the host whose blood they suck for food.

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  • Poles are chiefly in Milwaukee, Manitowoc and Portage counties, Belgians and Dutch in Brown and Door counties, German Swiss in Green, Fond du Lac, Winnebago, Buffalo and Pierce counties, and Bohemians in Kewaunee county, where they form almost 50% of the population.

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  • From this the blood passes into two lateral vessels which pierce the coelomic septum (s.), the right vessel proceeding on the anterior side of the oesophagus, as shown in fig.

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  • In 1848 he actively supported Martin van Buren, the Free Soil candidate, for the presidency, and in 1852 he supported Franklin Pierce, but soon afterwards helped to organize the new Republican party, and presided at its preliminary convention at Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, in February 1856.

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  • There are also found in both regions numerous masses of igneous rocks, both plutonic and volcanic, in some places of considerable extent, which pierce through and overflow the earlier formations.

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  • There are two ancient burying-grounds; the oldest, on Park Street, dates from about 1642 and contains the graves of ancestors of four presidents - Cleveland, Benjamin Harrison, Franklin Pierce and Garfield - and a granite obelisk to the memory of Loammi Baldwin (1744-1807).

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  • This time, she felt his fangs pierce her neck and jerked.

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  • The sea breeze seemed to pierce her skull and ruffle through her brain.

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  • The earth would drop from beneath his feet and the sun pierce his soul.

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  • Taran drew the bow back and released the arrow, watching it pierce the unconscious woman's chest.

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  • Upon impact, a shaped charge that can pierce light armor is detonated.

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  • armourlongbow could also pierce armor at ranges of more than 250 yards.

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  • Society's massive bulk will undoubtedly be shocked - short, sharp surges will pierce the delicate skin of the moral majority.

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  • Dirty salwar kameez flap from open doors and gaping windows; dark eyes pierce the sunlight from faces hidden by black burkas.

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  • Now pierce holes in the polystyrene ball using an apple corer.

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  • dumdum (bullet) which managed to pierce it would be splayed like a dumdum bullet and cause a large messy entry wound.

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  • equinoctial sun pierce the two spiral carvings with daggers of light.

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  • But the rough husk was not ill to pierce, and only added gusto to the kernel.

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  • heist film with Pierce Brosnan?

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  • jostleough Pierce headed the jostling pack into Gerards, Smith dived ahead at the Hairpin moments later.

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  • pierce the gloom, shadowy long fingers of doom.

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  • pierce armor at ranges of more than 250 yards.

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  • pierce through to Jesus ' identity by his own cleverness.

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  • pierce, Nevada has a certain attitude about piercing the corporate veil, which is why major corporations domicile in Nevada.

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  • sarcastic wit worthy of David Hyde Pierce on his best day.

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  • using a screwdriver or similar tool, gently pierce truck bolt holes in the tape from above.

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  • To prevent shrinkage pierce the bottom pastry with the prongs of a fork.

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  • The hip-hop star believes he is the perfect person to replace Pierce Brosnan as the suave spy.

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  • If you're looking to wear a timepiece just like Pierce Brosnan as 007, this is the most common.

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  • tooth mole's long canine teeth are sharp and pierce the hard outer skeleton of insect prey.

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  • unscrew the cap - use the cap to pierce the seal.

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  • Seymour was a conservative on national issues and supported the administrations of Pierce and Buchanan; he advocated compromise to avoid secession in 1860-1861; but when war broke out he supported the maintenance of the Union.

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  • This conception is expressed in George Eliot's lines: ", O, may I join the choir invisible Of those immortal dead who live again In minds made better by their presence: live In pulses stirred to generosity, In deeds of daring rectitude, in scorn For miserable aims that end with self, In thoughts sublime that pierce the night like stars, And with their mild persistence urge man's search To vaster issues."

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  • de Lesseps to pierce the isthmus of Suez.

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  • That there are defects in the logical process as here outlined to account for the curious rite constitutes no valid objection to the theory advanced, for, in the first place, primitive logic in matters of belief is inherently defective and even contradictory, and, secondly, the strong desire to pierce the mysterious future, forming an impelling factor in all religions - even in the most advanced of our own day - would tend to obscure the weakness of any theory developed to explain a rite which represents merely one endeavour among many to divine the intention and plans of the gods, upon the knowledge of which so much of man's happiness and welfare depended.

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  • Pierce, The Physical Review, July 1907, March 1909, on crystal rectifiers for electric oscillations.

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  • Pierce, " Experiments in Resonance in Wireless Telegraphy," Physical Review, September 1904, April 1905, March 1906; G.

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  • Frost-cracks, scorching of bark by sun and fire, &c., anc wounds due to plants which entwine, pierce or otherwise materially injure trees, &c., on a large scale.

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  • Longfellow - which was built in1785-1786by General Peleg Wadsworth (1748-1829), a soldier of the War of Independence, a representative in Congress from 1793 to 1807, and the grandfather of the poet; was given by Longfellow's sister, Mrs Anne Longfellow Pierce (1810-1901) to the Maine Historical Society; and contains interesting relics of the Wadsworth and Longfellow families, and especially of the poet himself.

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  • iii.; Gee's Elizabethan Clergy; Birt's Elizabethan Religious Settlement; and Pierce's Introduction to the Marprelate Tracts (1909).

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  • Firdousi accepted the challenge, and the three poets having previously agreed upon three rhyming words to which a fourth could not be found in the Persian language, 'Ansari began "Thy beauty eclipses the light of the sun"; Farrakhi added "The rose with thy cheek would comparison shun"; 'Asjadi continued "Thy glances pierce through the mailed warrior's johsun"; 1 and Firdousi, without a moment's hesitation, completed the quatrain "Like the lance of fierce Giv in his fight with Poshun."

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  • The bite, however, of any spider, strong enough to pierce the skin, may give rise to a certain amount of local inflammation and pain depending principally upon the amount of poison injected.

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  • Examples are- guruh, a rumbling noise, gumuruh, to make such a noise; tunjuk, to point, telunjuk, the forefinger; chuchuk, to pierce, cheruchuk, a stockade.

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  • They have never been known to charge and pierce the bottom of ships with their weapons, as the swordfish does.

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  • from the coast it is intercepted by a lone line of dunes, which it fails to pierce and is thus deflected southwards, flowing in this direction for nearly 170 m.

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  • The Cuban policy of Presidents Pierce and Buchanan (during 1853-1861) was vainly directed to acquiring the island.

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  • The basin thus presents interesting problems. The existence of wide valleys where the small upper waters of the Cherwell, Evenlode and Coln now flow, the occurrence of waterborne deposits in their beds from the northwest of England and from Wales, and the fact that the Thames, like its lower southern tributaries which pierce the North Downs, has been able to maintain a deep valley through the chalk elevation at Goring, are considered to point to the former existence of a much larger river, in the system of which were included the upper waters of the present Severn, Dee and other rivers of the west.

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  • As it approaches the Atlantic, the Orange, in its efforts to pierce the mountain barrier which guards the coast, is deflected north and then south, making a loop of fully 90 m., of which the two ends are but 38 m.

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  • In 1853 he accepted the position of secretary of war in the cabinet of President Pierce, and for four years performed the duties of the office with great distinction and with lasting benefit to the nation.

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  • Only the Zsil, the Aluta and the Bodza or Buzeu pierce the Transylvanian Alps, and flow into the Danube outside Hungary.

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  • Both sexes among the natives pierce the lobes of the ear for ornaments.

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  • Pierce, The Freedmen's Bureau (Iowa City, 1904); Report of the Joint Committee on Reconstruction (Washington, 1866); W.

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  • The tip of the proboscis is armed with a complicated series of chitinous teeth and rasps, by means of which the fly is enabled to pierce the skin of its victim; as usual in Diptera the organ is closed on the upper side by the labrum, or upper lip, and contains the hypopharynx or common outlet of the paired salivary glands, which are situated in the abdomen.

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  • ~Vhen the pattern is lightly traced, he uses his knife delicately; when the lines are strong and the shadows heavy, he makes the point pierce deeply.

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  • dentaries; some of the vertebrae in the lower region of the neck have strongly developed hypapophyses (not provided with a cap of enamel, as has often been asserted), which are directed forwards and pierce the oesophagus.

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  • Other flies of this group have the inquiline habit, laying their eggs in the galls of other species, while others again pierce the cuticle of maggots or aphids, in whose bodies their larvae live as parasites.

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  • They feed entirely by suction, and the majority of the species pierce plant tissues and suck sap. The leaves of plants are for the most part the objects of attack, but many aphids and scale-insects pierce stems, and some go underground and feed on roots.

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  • of the abdominal pleura) which when pressed together form a tube whose point can pierce the surface film and convey air to the hindmost spiracles which are alone functional in the adult.

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  • He was again a representative in the state legislature in 1851, became an associate justice of the supreme court of Massachusetts in 1852, and during the administration (1853-1857) of President Pierce, was attorneygeneral of the United States.

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  • When it had become known that the colony was within the territory of the New England Council, John Pierce, in 1621, procured from that body a grant which made the colonists its tenants.

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  • A year later Pierce surrendered this and procured another, which in effect made him proprietor of the colony, but he was twice shipwrecked and was forced to assign to the adventurers his second patent.

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  • Between 1850 and 1860 coal was found on the Stilaguamish river (Snohomish county) and on the Black river (near Seattle) and in 1863 at Gilman (King county); but it was not until between 1880 and 1885, when the Green river field in King county and the Roslyn mines in Kittitas county were opened, that commercial production became important: the output was 3,024,943 tons (valued at $6,690,412) in 1908, when nearly onehalf (1,414,621 tons) of the total was from Kittitas county and most of the remainder from the counties of King (931,643 tons) and Pierce (551,678 tons).

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  • Numbers of rivers pierce or flow in wild gorges between its spurs.

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  • Samuel Bell Levi Woodbury David Lawrence Morril Benjamin Pierce John Bell Benjamin Pierce Matthew Harvey Joseph Morrill Harper (acting) Samuel Dinsmoor William Badger.

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  • FRANKLIN PIERCE (1804-1869), fourteenth president of the United States, was born at Hillsborough, New Hampshire, on the 23rd of November 1804.

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  • His father, Benjamin Pierce (1757-1839), served in the American army throughout the War of Independence, was a Democratic member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives from 1789 to 1803, and was governor of the state in 1827-1829.

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  • Pierce then studied law, and in 1827 was admitted to the bar and began to practise at Hillsborough.

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  • Soon after the outbreak of the war with Mexico, in 1846, Pierce enlisted as a private at Concord, but soon (in February 1847) became colonel of the Ninth Regiment (which joined General Winfield Scott at Pueblo on the 6th of August 1847), and later (March, 1847) became a brigadier-general of volunteers.

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  • In 1850 Pierce became president of a convention assembled at Concord to revise the constitution of his state, and used his influence to secure the removal of those provisions of the constitution of 1792 which declared that only Protestants should be eligible for higher state offices.

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  • Pierce received °2 J4 electoral votes, and General Winfield Scott, his Whig opponent, only 42.

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  • Pierce was the youngest man who had as yet been elevated to the presidency.

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  • Although Pierce during his term in the Senate had severely criticized the Whigs for their removals of Democrats from office, he himself now adopted the policy of replacing Whigs by Democrats, and the country acquiesced.

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  • Pierce had no scruples against slavery, and opposed anti-slavery agitation as tending to disrupt the Union.

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  • As an avowed expansionist, Pierce sympathized with the filibuster government set up in Nicaragua by William Walker, and finally accorded it recognition.

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  • When the Democratic national convention met at Cincinnati in June 1856, Pierce was an avowed candidate for renomination, but as his attitude on the slavery question, and especially his subserviency to the South in supporting the pro-slavery party in the Territory of Kansas, had lost him the support of the Northern wing of his party, the nomination went to James Buchanan.

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  • After retiring from the presidency Pierce returned to Concord, and soon afterwards went abroad for a three years' tour in Europe.

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  • Pierce was not a great statesman, and his fame has been overshadowed by that of Benton, Calhoun, Clay and Webster.

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  • A portion of Pierce's correspondence has been published in the American Historical Review, x.

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  • Bartlett's Franklin Pierce (Auburn, New York, 1852), and Nathaniel Hawthorne's Franklin Pierce (Boston, 1852), are two "campaign" biographies, and are very eulogistic. J.

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  • Irelan's History of the Life, Administration and Times of Franklin Pierce (Chicago, 1888), being vol.

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  • Carroll's Review of Pierce's Administration (Boston, 1856) are hostile anti-administration tracts.

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  • The best accounts of Pierce's administration are to be found in James Schouler's History of the United States, vol.

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  • In 1792 Mrs Sarah Pierce made one of the first efforts toward the higher education of women in the United States by opening in Litchfield her Female Seminary, which had an influential career of about forty years, and numbered among its alumnae Harriet Beecher Stowe, Mrs Marshall O.

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  • TACOMA, a city and sub-port of entry, and the county-seat of Pierce county, Washington, U.S.A., on Commencement Bay of Puget Sound, at the mouth of Puyallup river, about 80 m.

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  • The city has a large jobbing trade, a coal supply from rich deposits in Pierce county, and abundant water-power from swift mountain streams, which is used for generating electricity for municipal and industrial use.

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  • The larvae are active and well-armoured, upon the whole of the ' ` campodeiform " type, but destitute of cerci; they are predaceous in habit, usually with slender, sickle-shaped mandibles, wherewith they pierce various insects so as to suck their juices.

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  • to a line passing through the northern portions of Pierce, Wayne, Liberty, Bryan 1 According to the usual nomenclature, the branch flowing S.W.

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  • In Physma, Arnoldia, Phylliscum and other genera the gonidia are killed sooner or later by special hyphal branches, haustoria, which pierce the membrane of the algal cell, penetrate the protoplasm and absorb the contents (fig.

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  • Synalissa, Micarea, the haustoria pierce the membrane, but do not penetrate the protoplasm (fig.

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  • Many parasitic hyphae put out minute lateral branches, which pierce the cell-wall of the host and form a peg-like (Trichosphaeria), sessile (Cystopus), or stalked (Hemileia), knot-like, or_a B FIG.

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  • That such enzymes are formed in the protoplasm is evident from the behaviour of hyphae, which have been observed to pierce cell-membranes, the chitinous coats of insects, artificial collodion films and layers of wax, &c. That a fungus can secrete more than one enzyme, according to the materials its hyphae have to attack, has been shown by the extraction of diastase, inulase, trehalase, invertase, maltase, raffinase, malizitase, emulsin, trypsin and lipase from Aspergillus by Bourquelot, and similar events occur in other fungi.

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  • If a thin cellulose membrane is interposed between the lamellae, the hyphae nevertheless turn chemotropically from the one lamella to the other and pierce the cellulose membrane in the process.

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  • 34 (1900); Bernard, "On some Different Cases of Germination," Gardener's Chronicle (1900); Pierce, Publ.

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  • But by the proposal to pierce a railway tunnel of about 16 m.

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  • In this speech, delivered in the state House of Representatives, Lincoln charged Pierce, Buchanan, Taney and Douglas with conspiracy to secure the Dred Scott decision.

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  • Those of the upper jaw are directed upwards from their bases, so that they never enter the mouth, but pierce the skin of the face, thus resembling horns rather than teeth; they curve backwards, downwards, and finally often forwards again, almost or quite touching the forehead.

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  • After four years of retirement spent in the practice of his profession, he was appointed by President Pierce minister to Great Britain in 1853.

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  • Douglas as the author of the bill, and to President Pierce as the executive who was called upon to enforce it.

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  • Accord ' This " manifesto," which was bitterly attacked in the North, was agreed upon (October 18, 1854) by the three ministers after several meetings at Ostend and at Aix-la-Chapelle, arranged in pursuance of instructions to them from President Pierce to " corn-, pare opinions, and to adopt measures for perfect concert of action in aid of the negotiations at Madrid " on the subject of reparations demanded from Spain by the United States for alleged injuries to American commerce with Cuba.

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  • The sea-cloud conceals from view the other islands, except those whose mountains pierce through it.

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  • Through these, again, pierce other granites in dikes or lava flows, and overlying the whole are limestones of Cretaceous and Tertiary age, themselves cut through by later volcanic eruptions.

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  • His acceptance of the nomination, however, earned him the enmity of the southern Democrats, who prevented his appointment by Pierce as secretary of state and as minister to France in 1853.

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  • See Judah P. Benjamin, by Pierce Butler (Philadelphia, 1907, with a good bibliography).

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  • The naturalism of which we have been speaking found free utterance now in the fabliaux of jongleurs, lyrics of minnesingers, tales of trouveres, romances of Arthur and his knights - compositions varied in type and tone, but in all of which sincere passion and real enjoyment of life pierce through the thin veil of chivalrous mysticism or of allegory with which they were sometimes conventionally draped.

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  • The Gadsden Purchase (see Gadsden, James), concluded on the 30th of December 1853, and proclaimed by President Pierce on the 30th of June 1854, added to the Territory an area of 45,535 sq.

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  • His name was again prominent before the Democratic convention of 1852, which, however, finally nominated Franklin Pierce.

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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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  • Amongst the loose tissue of the leaf numerous transparent threads are shown; these are the mycelial threads or spawn of the fungus; wherever they touch the leaf-cells they pierce or break down the tissue, and so set up decomposition, as indicated by the darker shading.

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  • The germinating spores are not only able to pierce the leaves and stems of the potato plant, and so gain an entry to its interior through the epidermis, but they are also able to pierce the skin of the tuber, especially in young examples.

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  • Among the most surprising features of cave scenery are the vertical shafts that pierce through all levels, from the uppermost galleries, or even from the sink-holes, down to the lowest floor.

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  • President Pierce offered him the position of minister to Spain, but he declined it.

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  • Pierce learned in the summer of 1860 that there was gold in Idaho.

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  • Brighton, Eastbourne, Dover, Chatham, or in the gaps where rivers from the centre pierce the Chalk ring, as at Guildford, Rochester, Canterbury, Lewes and Arundel.

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  • Besides the Bokovoi Khrebet several other short subsidiary ranges branch off from the main range at acute angles, lifting up high montane glens between them; for instance, the two ranges in Svanetia, which divide, the one the river (glen) Ingur from the river (glen) Tskhenis-Tskhali, and the other the river (glen) TskhenisTskhali from the rivers (glens) Lechkhum and Racha.Down all these glens glacier streams descend, until they find an opportunity to pierce through the flanking ranges, which they do in deep and picturesque gorges, and then race down the northern slopes of the mountains to enter the Terek or the Kuban, or down the southern versant to join the Rion or the Kura.

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  • Pierce's Memoir and Letters of Charles Sumner (4 vols., Boston, 1877-1893).

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  • In the Democratic convention at Baltimore, in 1852, Marcy was a prominent candidate for the presidential nomination, and from 1853 to 1857 he was secretary of state in the cabinet of President Pierce.

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  • Marcy died at Ballston Spa, New York, on the 4th of July 1857, a: short time after the close of Pierce's administration.

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  • It is by means of the hypostome that ticks pierce the integument and firmly adhere to the host whose blood they suck for food.

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  • Poles are chiefly in Milwaukee, Manitowoc and Portage counties, Belgians and Dutch in Brown and Door counties, German Swiss in Green, Fond du Lac, Winnebago, Buffalo and Pierce counties, and Bohemians in Kewaunee county, where they form almost 50% of the population.

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  • From this the blood passes into two lateral vessels which pierce the coelomic septum (s.), the right vessel proceeding on the anterior side of the oesophagus, as shown in fig.

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  • In 1848 he actively supported Martin van Buren, the Free Soil candidate, for the presidency, and in 1852 he supported Franklin Pierce, but soon afterwards helped to organize the new Republican party, and presided at its preliminary convention at Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, in February 1856.

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  • There are also found in both regions numerous masses of igneous rocks, both plutonic and volcanic, in some places of considerable extent, which pierce through and overflow the earlier formations.

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  • There are two ancient burying-grounds; the oldest, on Park Street, dates from about 1642 and contains the graves of ancestors of four presidents - Cleveland, Benjamin Harrison, Franklin Pierce and Garfield - and a granite obelisk to the memory of Loammi Baldwin (1744-1807).

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  • He aproaches life at the fort with a dry sarcastic wit worthy of David Hyde Pierce on his best day.

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  • Using a screwdriver or similar tool, gently pierce truck bolt holes in the tape from above.

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  • To prevent shrinkage pierce the bottom pastry with the prongs of a fork.

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  • Pierce and Salma Hayek sizzle in the Caribbean heat.

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  • The hip-hop star believes he is the perfect person to replace Pierce Brosnan as the suave spy.

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  • Pierce Brosnan could return as James Bond despite saying he had quit as the role of the suave spy.

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  • If you 're looking to wear a timepiece just like Pierce Brosnan as 007, this is the most common.

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  • Pierce the squash 6 times with the tines of a large fork.

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  • The mole 's long canine teeth are sharp and pierce the hard outer skeleton of insect prey.

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  • To open: - unscrew the cap - use the cap to pierce the seal.

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  • Some neighboring cities include Palm City, Florida Ridge, Fort Pierce and Palm Bay.

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  • Pierce Marshall filed a lawsuit against Anna claiming that she had no right to any of the estate since she was not mentioned in her deceased husband's will.

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  • The case battle rages on, although Pierce Marshall passed away in June, 2006.

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  • In 2001, Radcliffe appeared for the first time on film with Pierce Brosnan in The Tailor of Panama.

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  • In 2005, when Pierce Brosnan had finished his stint as James Bond in the popular movie series, it was rumored that Clive Owen would be the actor to replace him.

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  • Pierce Marshall, was the sole heir of his estimated $1.6 billion dollar fortune.

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  • Pierce Marshall, Anna Nicole Smith and her son Daniel have died.

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  • Despite her fame, she won only one Oscar in her career, Best Actress, for playing the title role in the 1945 film Mildred Pierce.

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  • Even dog nails that are kept trimmed can still snag or pierce fabrics not designed to withstand this type of wear.

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  • The sister necklace reflects the teasing fun of siblings because on the back of the pendant is scrolled in pierce writing, "Prankster Secret-Keeper Roommate Borrower Lender Chaperone Friends."

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  • These two-piece pendants are created in a brushed finish and have a heart motif that is pierce scrolled with the words, "live well, laugh often, love much".

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  • However, there is evidence that suggests that Samuel Pierce invented them in 1775.

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  • Dr. John Borsch, Jr. made improvements upon Benjamin Franklin/Samuel Pierce's bifocal lenses by making them thinner and more attractive.

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  • Being born in the 80's, I wasn't old enough to appreciate James Bond movies until 1995's Goldeneye with Pierce Brosnan, and so Brosnan will always be the James Bond to me.

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  • Speaking of multiplayer, one of biggest draws on the N64 was Goldeneye 007, featuring Pierce Brosnan as James Bond.

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  • Unfortunately, this pest carries Pierce's Disease, which can decimate an entire vineyard in a few short years.

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  • Gene Pierce, Eastman Beers, Edward Dalrymple, and Howard Kimball founded Glenora Wine Cellars in 1977 on the site of an old sheep barn.

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  • Crampons have spikes that pierce the snow or ice and allow the hiker to walk on frozen ground.

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  • Although seemingly safe because it does not pierce the skin, henna tattoos using black henna, a paste that contains parahenylenediamine, can actually be dangerous when absorbed into the skin of some people.

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  • Enumerators, indexers and transcribers can often misspell a name; Pearce can become Pierce, Merill may be Merril or Merrill, and Lewis may be Louis.

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  • It is made of metal and consists of a short blade and a small metal tooth that is used to pierce the can lid.

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  • The respected lawyers of Franklin Pierce University constructed this informational web page.

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  • Pierce lightly with a fork and bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 10 to 12 minutes before adding the filling.

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  • Another popular style is the GG Pierce done in Champagne.

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  • Circle of Magic by Tamora Pierce - The Circle of Magic books are about four young children who are brought together by the magical powers the possess.

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  • Pierce: Dressy but still down-to-earth, the Pierce is a great out-and-about shoe that features all the comfort of a slip-on and all the pizzazz of a glamorous heel.

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  • Tina Sloan (ex-Lillian Raines, GL) - As Katherine Pierce, Sloan played a grieving widow who consulted with Guya for spiritual guidance.

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  • The Return - Damon and Stefan realized that Katherine Pierce had returned.

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  • In addition to Elena, Dobrev also portrays Katherine Pierce, a five hundred year old vampire and maker of Elena's suitors Damon (Somerhalder) and Stefan (Paul Wesley).

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  • Pierce the heart with an arrow to symbolize love or passion.

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  • The exception to this statement are shops that are located within malls and use piercing guns to pierce ears - these places (such as the Piercing Pagoda are specialized stores.

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  • The reason for this is that few people have an anti-tragus that is thick enough to pierce.

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  • It is illegal in many states to pierce any part of the body other than lobes with a piercing gun, so avoid piercers who advertise this practice.

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  • This creates the look of a piercing which can be used on virtually any skin, including many previously unpiercable or difficult to pierce areas.

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  • Surface piercings are piercings which do not pierce through a particular body part.

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  • The piercer uses hooks to pierce through specific parts of the body; these hooks are attached to pulleys or another mechanism and used to lift the piercee off of the ground for a period of time.

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  • A piercing needle is used to pierce deep under the skin; jewelry is inserted into these deep piercings.

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  • It's simply not possible to pierce this veil.

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  • Use a long, sharp chef's knife with the blade pointed toward the head, pierce the lobster's head about an inch or inch and a half below its eyes, in the center of its body.

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  • In 2008, the popular stage show was re-invented a s a feature length film starring Meryl Streep, Colin Firth, Pierce Brosnan, Amanda Seyfried and Stellan Skarsgard.

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  • The city of Fort Pierce, Florida is a historic and beautiful waterfront community that offers countless opportunities for any Fort Pierce web design company.

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  • Learn more about why Fort Pierce is an exciting and lucrative web design market.

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  • Fort Pierce web design businesses flourish in Fort Pierce because of its proximity to so many bustling industrial, scientific and commercial centers.

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  • The location makes Force Pierce web design firms geographically located in a way to serve multiple major clients located all throughout the southern tip of Florida.

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  • The following are a few examples of the major cities located within driving distance to Fort Pierce, providing web designers who live in Fort Pierce with countless opportunities to expand their client base.

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  • Orlando, Florida is only a two hour drive North from Fort Pierce, and has a number of major companies and employers located there such as Walt Disney World, Wal-Mart, Universal Orlando, and Adventist Health System, just to name a few.

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  • Fort Lauderdale, Florida is only two hours South, and also presents numerous client opportunities for Fort Pierce web design experts.

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  • Being so centrally located with so many of Florida's largest bustling industries nearby makes Fort Pierce a prime location for Fort Pierce web design experts to set up shop and grow a very successful business.

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  • The following businesses are currently the top professional firms or individuals that offer web design in Fort Pierce.

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  • J-Net Solutions was founded by Jonathan Smith and Brandon Smith of Fort Pierce.

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