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  • She placed the dish in the rack and glanced at Katie.

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  • Carmen accepted the outstretched hand and placed a foot in the vacated stirrup.

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  • She placed no blame on Martha for remaining here.

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  • She placed the letter inside and lifted the flag.

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  • The snow lying deep on the earth dotted with young pines, and the very slope of the hill on which my house is placed, seemed to say, Forward!

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  • She quietly lifted it and placed it on her lap.

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  • After the execution Pierre was separated from the rest of the prisoners and placed alone in a small, ruined, and befouled church.

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  • Some one was drawing water and my teacher placed my hand under the spout.

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  • Giddon was carrying a wooden box, which he carefully placed in the trunk.

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  • A sinking man who clutches at another and drowns him; or a hungry mother exhausted by feeding her baby, who steals some food; or a man trained to discipline who on duty at the word of command kills a defenseless man-- seem less guilty, that is, less free and more subject to the law of necessity, to one who knows the circumstances in which these people were placed, and more free to one who does not know that the man was himself drowning, that the mother was hungry, that the soldier was in the ranks, and so on.

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  • When Cade came into the kitchen she placed a cup of hot chocolate and a saucer of cinnamon toast before him.

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  • Removing his hands from the wall, he placed them on her shoulders, pulling her closer.

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  • She methodically placed the children's magazine on the table beside the chair, avoiding his gaze.

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  • He placed a cool canteen on her lap.

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  • The prisoners were placed in a certain order, according to the list (Pierre was sixth), and were led to the post.

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  • She was sitting in an armchair placed sideways, screening the light of the candle from him, and was knitting a stocking.

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  • "Come back to me, Jonny," she whispered, crying as she placed her hands on his face.

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  • When he had been placed on his camp bed he lay for a long time motionless with closed eyes.

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  • When he had parted from Malvintseva Nicholas wished to return to the dancing, but the governor's little wife placed her plump hand on his sleeve and, saying that she wanted to have a talk with him, led him to her sitting room, from which those who were there immediately withdrew so as not to be in her way.

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  • In spite of this he was placed that day with the other arrested suspects, as the separate room he had occupied was required by an officer.

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  • His hussars were placed along the line in couples and he himself rode along the line trying to master the sleepiness that kept coming over him.

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  • She folded the buffalo robe and placed it on the sand.

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  • "Hold 'em, Dusty," Damian shouted and placed his hands on the wall.

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  • Gabriel placed a large hand on her back.

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  • Morel, the orderly, brought some hot water in a saucepan and placed a bottle of claret in it.

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  • Prince Andrew answered all his questions reluctantly but reasonably, and then said he wanted a bolster placed under him as he was uncomfortable and in great pain.

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  • The woman's husband, a short, round- shouldered man in the undress uniform of a civilian official, with sausage-shaped whiskers and showing under his square-set cap the hair smoothly brushed forward over his temples, with expressionless face was moving the trunks, which were placed one on another, and was dragging some garments from under them.

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  • His face probably looked very terrible, for the officer said something in a whisper and four more uhlans left the ranks and placed themselves on both sides of Pierre.

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  • Then he took out a knife, cut something, closed the knife, placed it under the head of his bed, and, seating himself comfortably, clasped his arms round his lifted knees and fixed his eyes on Pierre.

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  • His expression was sober as he placed a hand on the counter on each side of her.

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  • A small round table and two chairs were placed in a corner near the doorway to the family room, providing a view of the fireplace.

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  • He went to the newbie wing, where Jonny was placed, and rapped on the door.

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  • Government buildings were converted into silos to hold the abundance, as other countries in the region placed orders for massive amounts of these seeds.

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  • It was not the dress, but the face and whole figure of Princess Mary that was not pretty, but neither Mademoiselle Bourienne nor the little princess felt this; they still thought that if a blue ribbon were placed in the hair, the hair combed up, and the blue scarf arranged lower on the best maroon dress, and so on, all would be well.

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  • Paper rattled and then something was placed on the skin under her ear.

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  • He folded the newspaper and placed it on the lamp stand.

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  • Sealing the letter, she took a stamp from her purse and placed it on the envelope.

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  • After he left, she lifted one of the suitcases and placed it on the bed.

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  • She placed the form in front of her on the counter and began filling it out.

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  • Quinn's settings placed Howie within a block and a half of the hotel.

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  • She scooted forward and placed her hands on either side of his face.

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  • He placed the sword in a rack with others and exited into the night.

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  • He messed with it for a few minutes then reassembled it and placed it on the table.

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  • She sent the text then tucked the phone in her pocket, praying they could track her with the tag Toni placed there.

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  • Carefully, he shifted her and placed Trinka's orb in his pocket.

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  • She placed the medallion around her neck and admired it in the mirror, vowing not to think of the man whose presence plagued her.

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  • Yully eased away as he placed it around her neck.

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  • He scooped her up and placed her on the bed, his gaze sweeping over her tiny, shapely frame.

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  • He sealed his skin around the tube, forced the flow downward, and placed his hands on her, forcing her body to accept his blood.

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  • He cut her shirt open while it charged and placed the paddles against her chest.

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  • She placed her hand in his.

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  • She placed a checkmark next to the first of her ideas for learning to use her power.

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  • He placed his bloodied wrist to her mouth.

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  • "Thank you, Damian," she whispered and placed a small kiss on his elbow.

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  • She braced herself and placed her palm against his.

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  • She placed her hand atop his, assessing him.

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  • He placed the ring on his finger, his body buzzing with lust and anticipation.

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  • The rest was blocked, as if a dam was placed there.

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  • He placed her on the table and retreated, shaking his head and swiping at the air around him, as if plagued by bees.

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  • He placed the necklace in Damian's hand and closed it gently.

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  • Darian placed her behind Dustin and climbed behind Rainy.

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  • He placed his hands on Damian's face.

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  • She placed her hands on his face and pulled him closer, hugging him.

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  • The Watcher placed both hands on his head.

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  • Deidre's hand went to her neck, where Darkyn had placed a slender collar.

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  • He placed her hand at his neck.

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  • With his other hand, he removed the slender collar he had placed around her neck when she arrived.

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  • To emphasize his words, he lifted her hand and placed it over his heart.

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  • The images he placed in her mind were of her arching beneath him, crying out his name, while he drank from her.

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  • She placed her hand on his heart.

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  • Leaning into him, she sighed when he placed his thumb at her lips.

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  • He placed a knife at her neck.

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  • "Like I couldn't …" she placed a hand over his heart "…even the first day, when I thought I had a chance to leave.

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  • She released her breath and placed it in the small pocket of her dress.

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  • He opened the bottom drawer, placed it in the back beneath his never used shorts and closed it with a slam.

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  • The young college-aged waitress inserted the tack, placed a quarter beneath it for weight and sounded a horn to call attention.

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  • She stopped to catch her breath and placed her hand on his arm.

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  • When at last they arrived at the trail's end, Westlake parked, placed a rock behind his wheel, and held out his polka-dot umbrella.

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  • He placed the bone atop Cynthia's jewelry box on their bureau and climbed into bed.

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  • On impulse she opened the small crystal box where they'd placed the bone.

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  • It was senseless to look elsewhere, as both had been present when Cynthia placed the small fragment in the cut glass enclosure.

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  • He wiggled out of his shirt and placed it over the boy's lifeless face and sat down to wait.

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  • Printed brochures, gratis from Myrtle Somebody whose brother-in-law was a printer, were placed about town by tiny Tonya, an eight-year-old Latina waif hired by Fred for five bucks.

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  • Cora placed an omelet before her with a fork.

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  • Stunned, Deidre placed a hand to her neck and lifted it away.

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  • Gabriel drained the bowl of water and placed the souls in his pocket.

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  • Gabriel knew they were loyal before he placed hands on their heads based on their body language.

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  • He placed his hand on the assassin's head.

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  • He lifted Destiny from the rug in her room where she had fallen asleep and gently placed her in her bed.

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  • Stepping into the room, he took the book from a limp hand and placed it quietly on the night stand.

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  • His gaze shifted to Destiny and he placed the cup on the granite bar.

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  • She placed the roast in a pan and reached for a knife to trim the fat off of it.

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  • Carmen sighed as she placed a plate on the table.

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  • Reaching down, he placed one arm behind her knees and the other around her back, gently lifting her into his arms.

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  • She placed her hands on the window and leaned her forehead against the cool glass.

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  • They visited for a little while and then Alex placed a hand over the wound.

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  • He carried her back to their room and gently placed her on the bed.

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  • He gathered the last of the eggs and placed them in the basket she held.

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  • He reached out to her and placed a hand on her forehead.

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  • She placed her bag on the ground and approached him.

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  • Katie didn't move as Wynn placed a hand on her stomach.

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  • He watched the emerald form then placed it in his pocket before returning his attention to the demons.

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  • He placed the soul on the ground beside him and drew his remaining knife.

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  • Deidre returned to the kitchen and placed her wineglass in the sink.

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  • Darkyn strode to them and placed his hand on one.

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  • Death smiled serenely and placed her small hand on the book.

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  • He moved the sword off her favorite chair without answering and placed it on the trench stretched across her couch.

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  • She ignored them and placed the cup on the table before him, then set down her own.

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  • Toby chewed on the crackers she'd placed before him, crumbs and chunks going all over his pj's.

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  • He snatched the whiskey from her hand and placed their glasses on a table.

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  • He snatched both hands in one of his, balancing her with his body as he placed his other hand against her forehead.

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  • You will send me home, and you'll remove Toby, Gabriel, and every other interference you placed in my life, down to the scuff marks in the hallway, which I know

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  • She shook her head, trying to clear it of the fog he'd placed there.

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  • She tossed back the whiskey, meeting his gaze only when he placed his hand across the top of the carafe.

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  • He leaned forward and placed the glass on the table.

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  • When we placed Toby with you, we altered the minds of those in your immediate family circle.

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  • She placed her wrist to Rhyn's mouth, willing him to awaken, to drink her.

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  • She placed warm rustic bread, whipped honey butter, and water before her.

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  • Important distinction, Rhyn replied and pulled out a chair from the table on which the candle was placed.

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  • One placed a sleep patch on her ear to prevent her from waking and scooped her up while the other grabbed the last suitcase out of her bedroom.

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  • She placed a dark grey device the size of a small button on her earlobe like an earring.

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  • "Neat little things," Evelyn said with some excitement as she placed hers on the chair's slender arm.

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  • He is placed in a room where he must stay, unless someone frees him.

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  • Kiera almost missed it as she thought of where the cats had been placed.

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  • Disturbed, he folded the leaf and placed it in his pocket.

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  • She placed it in her pocket, ignoring Leyon's look.

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  • She placed the dress over the back of the sofa with care and rose.

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  • Cynthia surmised that when they did appear, they were oversights on the part of the writer who unconsciously placed them as if she were writing in a normal, un-coded fashion.

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  • Stopping her seemed not to enter Dean's mind as she placed a chair in the middle of the room, looking up to make sure it was directly beneath the hanging brass fixture.

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  • He recalled none of this, nor his damaged body being placed on a litter at the narrow edge of the cascading water and lifted upward from the depth of the inaccessible gorge to the penstock path above.

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  • The drawing room had crystal cylinder vases strategically placed all around, filled with large parrot tulips of every shade.

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  • Pieces were hung on the walls with down lighting, and brass easels were strategically placed around the room.

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  • Elisabeth smiled as she placed her hand on his shoulder.

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  • She placed the bags on the counter.

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  • He placed the tray across her lap.

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  • After a while he placed it on the floor and stood up.

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  • He stepped behind Elisabeth's stool, placed his hands on her shoulders, and kissed the top of her head.

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  • She placed her hand over his.

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  • She glanced down, taking a moment to compose herself, and then placed her hand over Jackson's.

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  • He placed the ring on her finger and they sat holding each other admiring it.

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  • She placed the platter in front of Elisabeth, whose nose already sniffed the air.

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  • He carried the sleeping wolf upstairs, placed her on the bed, and then pulled a chair up to wait.

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  • Jackson turned the camera on, placed it in front of her and stood behind her with his hands on her shoulders, feeling tension in them.

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  • She placed one hand in his hair and the other on his chest.

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  • She placed her head back on his chest.

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  • Slicing the end of the envelope open with one smooth movement, he placed the letter opener back where it belonged and shoved the drawer shut.

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  • He carefully folded the letter and placed it back in the envelope.

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  • Rinsing it, he placed it in the dishwasher and shut the door.

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  • She placed the dishes on the counter beside the sink.

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  • She placed a bouquet of brightly colored flowers on the table.

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  • He placed the box in his cargo pocket and joined the two teams in the chilly predawn morning.

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  • The medic and another man placed the injured soldier on a portable litter and rose, ready.

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  • All of the weapons controllers had been taken from their positions all over the world and placed here, disguised as lesser systems.

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  • If well placed, it could wipe out the government.

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  • He gripped her trembling arm and placed the seal on her wrist.

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  • Brady placed her on it and gripped the handle, walking towards the road.

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  • Whoever kept her from falling swept her off her feet and placed her again on the hospital bed.

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  • God help me, I hope it's soon, Elise responded, stuffing the meds the doc placed on his desk into a tactical bag.

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  • He pulled a laser gun from his boot and placed it at her temple.

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  • When he'd gotten Donovan's blood off her, Brady lifted her and placed her in his bed.

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  • Dan hopped onto a boulder and placed his hand on the wall.

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  • Lana flipped on her micro and placed the keypad on top of it.

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  • You've been like a daughter to me, Lana, and I placed you in the best hands I could.

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  • The Horsemen was the tongue in cheek name given to the government program that placed a series of devices across the world, both in enemy and friendly countries.

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  • Lana drew a deep breath and placed the clothing in the round dryer in the linen closet before returning to the living room.

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  • The emerops facilities were placed strategically, with one never more than two days from the next closest depot.

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  • She changed and placed her micro and vault into her pockets then followed Kelli out of the warehouse, through the front office space and into the street.

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  • She placed it on the ground and watched Jack wolf down the rest.

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  • Some people dug trenches while others placed pipes in the trenches and covered them again with dirt.

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  • She moved to the nearest empty crate and placed the baby inside it.

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  • She placed the laser gun against it.

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  • Brady's body was placed on the helo, and Lana climbed in with him while Dan and Elise stayed with Jack.

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  • Toby was silent, knowing a normal Immortal could never understand.  He didn't yet have the full power of a real guardian angel, but he should've been able to do more than … nothing.  Angels were placed with human mothers so they could understand the creatures they were meant to take care of.  Human mothers raised them as their own, yet none of his human mothers had gone to the extent Katie did to try to protect him.

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  • As Toby watched, Ully stuck his hand out of the cell and placed it on the wall.

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  • "Shit!" she shouted and flung the knife into the nearby brush.  "This placed is cursed!"

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  • He placed the talisman on the door frame of Hannah's cell.  The door opened.

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  • He retraced his steps a few paces to assure he was on the soft dry sand above the high-tide line, carefully placed his towel down, sat on it and removed his shoes and socks.

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  • From a pay phone in the lobby of the large building, he placed a call to the Parkside Police Department.

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  • She thanked him and placed it in her purse.

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  • The license plate had been removed but Dean had a tracer placed on the vehicle identification number, a procedure that would take a couple of days.

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  • Someone pitched a jacket to the man who carefully placed it behind Dean's head.

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  • He was assisted up the slope to the vehicle of a tour monitor and placed in the back seat.

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  • After the drinks were placed before them, he changed the subject.

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  • She placed the plates on the table and looked up at him, her smile sad.

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  • After Alex finished talking to Bill, she sat down beside him and placed her elbows on the table, resting her chin in her hands.

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  • He leaned down and placed the eggs inside the refrigerator and straightened, gazing down at her.

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  • He placed the cheese on the shelf and lifted his brows.

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  • It was a peaceful scene made so much more beautiful by the addition of strategically placed outbuildings.

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  • She reached over and placed her hand over his.

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  • The waitress arrived with their food and placed it before them.

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  • "OK, it was a poor joke," Carmen concluded as she took the rinsed dish and placed it in the dishwasher.

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  • Alex gathered her clothes and calmly placed them back in the drawer.

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  • He carefully placed the knife across his plate.

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  • He had placed the little box containing the tiny body in the grave and planted the flowers.

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  • He placed his hand over hers.

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  • She placed her fingers over his mouth.

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  • He carefully stood and gently placed Destiny in her bassinet.

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  • Jenn placed the blade of a knife between her teeth and pried the window of her bathroom open.

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  • He placed the bullet in a small pouch at his waist and left the ruins, dusting himself off.

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  • With a sigh, she placed her hand in his and closed her eyes.

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  • She stopped in front of him and placed her fingertips in the middle of his chest.

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  • He placed something small in her palm.

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  • She placed it in his hand.

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  • He placed the unsettling book on a table and crossed the chamber, watching the book as if it might decide to walk away on its own.

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  • "If…" He gazed down at her and placed a dagger against his chest.

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  • Uneasy, he placed it across the chamber on the table once more.

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  • He placed his weapons on a pillow and tossed himself into the bed, at once sinking into the soft comfort.

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  • The unseen creature placed a plate of food beside her.

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  • Memon presided over all before him, at times as still as the statues lining the halls and at times barking orders for more wine or shouting at servants who placed food wrong on the tables.

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  • He snatched her before she went under and dragged her back to the shallow waters, carefully maneuvering her upper body onto the small boulder Hilden had placed earlier.

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  • A table had been placed in the middle, and Jonathan sat at it, disguised as a man with graying hair.

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  • He had been placed in the center of a controversy he couldn't resolve.

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  • She set one steaming cup on a coaster beside him and placed hers on the window sill.

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  • Next he removed the vest and placed it neatly beside the jacket.

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  • Katie placed a bowl of mashed potatoes on the table and paused, hands on her hips as she gave Carmen an exasperated look.

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  • Katie methodically placed the margarine on the table.

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  • He didn't answer until he had it placed.

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  • Finally he placed the cup carefully on the table.

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  • Together they lifted Brutus from the wheelbarrow and placed him in the hole.

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  • When he was done, he placed the mattock and shovel in the wheelbarrow and wheeled them down to the barn for her.

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  • He placed a foot in the stirrup and grabbed the saddle horn.

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  • Carmen placed a cup of coffee in front of Felipa and then settled into a chair opposite her.

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  • She placed another clip and came to the point.

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  • She placed another clip and then glanced up to find Gerald watching her.

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  • She placed the last clip and stood back, surveying the outdoor dining area.

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  • She placed the carved chicken on the table and looked him in the eye.

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  • She placed the folded towels in the basket and set it on the floor, turning back to face Alex as he answered.

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  • She placed the skillet on the stove and turned the burner on to dry it thoroughly.

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  • Alex stood and placed the book on her nightstand.

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  • Carmen glanced up from the rock she had placed and nodded.

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  • Placing some eggs into a saucepan she ran enough water to cover them and placed them over a fire on the stove.

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  • He poured a cup of coffee and placed it beside her food.

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  • Megan rinsed a pan and placed it on a towel beside the sink.

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  • The stranger placed silk-lined gloves on the ground and removed her cloak.

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  • Her body wouldn't be placed in a funeral pyre or surrounded by family and friends who bore her gifts one last time.

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  • He placed the cloak over her body and covered her face, not wanting to get dirt in her dark hair.

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  • Its spells were hidden to him, until he placed it around his neck.

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  • The walls were covered in suede, she realized as she placed a hand against one.

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  • She placed the shirt in the bowl.

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  • She placed it on a tray with the creamer and sugars then handed it to Gerry.

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  • She placed her hand on his.

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  • His chin rested on her head as he placed the mug on the table.

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  • Xander placed the iPad on the table.

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  • She was so excited, her hands trembled as she placed them on the steering wheel before starting it.

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  • Jessi retreated behind the counter, placed the coffee in front of him and sat behind him.

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  • He placed the bags on the counter.

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  • Jule wound his way through the crowd, smiling politely at the women who placed manicured hands on his arm to stop him.

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  • He placed his hands on the railing and gazed into the distance, pensive.

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  • Jessi absently picked it up and placed it in a corner.

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  • He lifted her and placed her on a firm bed.

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  • Relenting, she dug the phone from her pocket and placed it in his hand.

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  • Jessi carefully placed Ashley's project in a corner of the box, praying her cousin was alive to finish it one day.

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  • She placed it down.

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  • Eadred placed Northumbria in the hands of a certain Osulf, who is called high-reeve at Bamburgh.

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  • On Ascension Day 1528 he committed an outrage on the sacrament carried in procession; he was placed in the pillory, had his tongue bored, and was banished from Delft for three years.

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  • In Africa they were successful in expelling the garrisons placed in some of the coast towns by the Norman kings of Sicily.

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  • in 1882 - recognized the anomalous position in which he would have been placed had he accepted the proposal, and declined the proffered honour.

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  • The British government obtained no satisfactory answer to its remonstrances, and Sir Robert Hart, finding himself placed in a subordinate position after his long service, retired in July 1907.

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  • If on the other hand he was short, he was placed on the long bedstead and his limbs pulled out until he died from exhaustion.

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  • Her statue by Clesinger was placed in the foyer of the Theatre Frangais in 1877.

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  • Giovanni's younger brother Giuliano was placed at the head of the republic, but the cardinal actually managed the government.

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  • He had named them Roman patricians; the latter he had placed in charge of Florence; the former, for whom he planned to carve out a kingdom in central Italy of Parma, Piacenza, Ferrara and Urbino, he had taken with himself to Rome and married to Filiberta of Savoy.

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  • It is picturesquely placed on the river Kent, and is irregularly built.

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  • Landing at Nice on the 24th of June 1848, he placed his sword at the disposal of Charles Albert, and, after various difficulties with the Piedmontese war office, formed a volunteer army 3000 strong, but shortly after taking the field was obliged, by the defeat of Custozza, to flee to Switzerland.

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  • On the outbreak of war in 1859 he was placed in command of the Alpine infantry, defeating the Austrians at Casale on the 8th of May, crossing the Ticino on the 23rd of May, and, after a series of victorious fights, liberating Alpine territory as far as the frontier of Tirol.

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  • By early writers the word was generally given as an equivalent of the Linnaean Loxia, but that genus has been found to include many forms not now placed in the same family.

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  • But Zeus descended to her in a shower of gold, and she gave birth to Perseus, whereupon Acrisius placed her and her infant in a wooden box and threw them into the sea.

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  • A layer of fine earth is then placed over the whole, and well beaten down, and the surface is covered with a thick coat of straw.

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  • Rather than face this ordeal Alexius fled to Vienna and placed himself under the protection of his brother-in-law, the emperor Charles VI., who sent him for safety first to the Tirolean fortress of Ahrenberg, and finally to the castle of San Elmo at Naples.

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  • Its publication placed him in the first rank of contemporary poets, and amongst other things procured him admission to the literary circle of Maecenas.

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  • It may be assigned to 25 B.C. The dates of the publication of the rest are uncertain, but none of them was published before 24 B.C., and the, last not before 16 B.C. The unusual length of the second one (1402 lines) has led Lachmann and other critics to suppose that it originally consisted of two books, and they have placed the beginning of the third book at ii.

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  • When, as occasionally happened, a fifth was added, this was placed on the breast just below the neck opening.

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  • The roof must not be quite flat, for a slight fall is necessary in its upper surface to allow water to drain away into gutters placed at convenient points.

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  • At an early date Hastings was placed in charge of an aurang or factory in the interior, where his duties would be to superintend the weaving of silk and cotton goods under a system of money advances.

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  • At the same time a settlement of the land revenue on leases for five years was begun, and the police and military systems of the country were placed upon a new footing.

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  • The government monopolies of opium and salt were then for the first time placed upon a remunerative basis.

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  • For the measurement of wider stars he invented his lamp-micrometer, in which the components of a double star observed with the right eye were made to coincide with two lucid points placed io ft.

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  • They are placed at a distance apart less than the focal length of a, so that the wires of the micrometer, which must be distinctly seen, are beyond b.

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  • is placed on one side or other of the stars.

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  • Other astronomers use the two distance-measuring webs, placed at a convenient distance apart, for position wires.

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  • I, 2 and 3), used to bolt the head of one of the screws, and the instrument was provided with a slipping piece, giving motion to the micrometer by screws acting on two slides, one in right ascension, the other in declination, so that " either of the, webs can be placed upon either component of a double star with ease and certainty (Mem.

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  • The object glass of the micrometer-microscope is placed midway between the plane of the photographic plate and the plane of the micrometer webs.

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  • of machine it is necessary to have regard to the fact that the screw is placed at one side of the slide, as in fig.

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  • When Henry the Lion, duke of Saxony and Bavaria, was placed under the imperial ban in 1180, Otto's services were rewarded by the investiture of the dukedom of Bavaria at Altenburg.

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  • The olive oil produced is mainly mixed with that from Genoa or Provence, and placed on the market under the name of the latter.

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  • 6, Augustus, owing to the frequent disturbances, took them over and placed them under a praefectus.

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  • 78, and placed it under an imperial procurator as praefectus.

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  • In 1888 the Smith Observatory was built at Geneva, being maintained by William Smith, and placed in charge of Dr William Robert Brooks, professor of astronomy in Hobart College.

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  • Cooper was at once placed on the privy council, receiving also a formal pardon for former delinquencies.

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  • On the death of Southampton, Ashley was placed on the commission of the treasury, Clifford and William Coventry being his principal colleagues.

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  • A truce was concluded in 1317, but as the Sicilians helped the north Italian Ghibellines in the attack on Genoa, and Frederick seized some Church revenues for military purposes, the pope (John XXII.) excommunicated him and placed the island under an interdict (1321) which lasted until 1 335.

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  • to the east, so placed to avoid the disturbance of instruments which would be occasioned by the iron used in the principal building.

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  • A fort had already been placed there during the Roman siege of Capua, in order, with Puteoli, to serve for the provisioning of the army.

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  • In 1705 Cartesianism was still subject to prohibitions from the authorities; but in a project of new statutes, drawn up for the faculty of arts at Paris in 1720, the Method and Meditations of Descartes were placed beside the Organon and the Metaphysics of Aristotle as text-books for philosophical study.

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  • square surrounded by colonnades, in which were placed the offices of the various collegia or guilds of boatmen, raftmen and others, which had a special importance at Ostia; the names of the guilds may still be read in inscriptions in the mosaic pavements of the chambers.

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  • Ivan intervened in 1558 and quickly captured Narva, Dorpat and a dozen smaller fortresses; then, in 1560, Livonia placed herself beneath the protection of Poland, and King Sigismund II.

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  • I), the object is to draw as near as possible to the jack, the player's bowl passing outside of two other bowls placed 5 ft.

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  • apart, and then a jack is placed in front of them, 15 in.

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  • Having circulated a prophecy that the son of Apollo was to be born again, he contrived that there should be found in the foundations of the temple to Aesculapius, then in course of construction at Abonouteichos, an egg in which a small live snake had been placed.

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  • 3) are often combined in one tank placed at a point above the level of circulation.

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  • The pipes have specially shaped ends between which a rubber collar is placed, the joint being held together by clips.

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  • Indirect radiators are placed beneath the floor of the apartment to be heated and give off heat through a grating.

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  • Radiators should not be fixed directly on to the main heating pipe, but always on branches of smaller diameter leading from the flow pipe to one end of the radiator and back to the main return pipe from the other end; they may then be easily controlled by a valve placed on the branch from the flow pipe.

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  • 12 the cylinder is placed in proximity to the boiler; this is the usual and most effective method, but it may be placed some distance away if desired.

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  • The tank is placed above the level of the topmost draw off, and often in a cupboard which it will warm sufficiently to permit of its being used as a linen airing closet.

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  • An alternative plan is to pass the water through pipes placed in a steam chest.

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  • A water pipe of copper or wrought iron is passed through a cylinder in which gas or oil heating burners are placed.

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  • in diameter, and the smallest 2 in., are wrapped in asbestos, felt and other non-conducting materials, and are placed in wooden tubes laid under ground like water and gas pipes.

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  • In 1614 appeared the work which in the history of British science can be placed as second only to Newton's Principia.

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  • When Napier published the Canonis Descriptio England had taken no part in the advance of science, and there is no British author of the time except Napier whose name can be placed in the same rank as those of Copernicus, Tycho Brahe, Kepler, Galileo, or Stevinus.

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  • i shows the slips corresponding to the numbers 2, o, 8, 5 placed side by side in contact with one another, and next to them is placed another slip containing, in squares without diagonals, the first nine digits.

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  • of not more than ten digits) which can be formed by the top digits of the bars when placed side by side.

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  • At twelve the boy was placed on the foundation of St Paul's School (then in St Paul's Churchyard), and in his nineteenth year he obtained an open scholarship at Balliol.

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  • It is now placed in the family Cariamidae of Gruiform bird.

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  • This university was founded in 1621 and the university of Buenos Aires in 1821, but although Bonpland and some other European scientists were members of the faculty of Buenos Aires in its early years, neither there nor at Cordoba was any marked attention given to the natural sciences until President Sarmiento (official term, 1868-1874) initiated scientific instruction at the university of Cordoba under the eminent German naturalist, Dr Hermann Burmeister (1807-1892), and founded the National Observatory at Cordoba and placed it under the direction of ' There are two distinct statistical offices compiling immigration returns and their totals do not agree, owing in part to the traffic between Buenos Aires and Montevideo.

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  • Dr Burmeister was afterwards placed in charge of the provincial museum of Buenos Aires, and devoted himself to the acquisition of a collection of fossil remains, now in the La Plata museum, which ranks among the best of the world.

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  • After the conclusion of the peace with Brazil, the Unitarians placed themselves under the leadership of General Juan de Lavalle, the victor of Ituzaingo.

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  • Celman, acting upon the advice of General Roca, who recognized the strength of public opinion in the outbreak, placed his resignation in the hands of congress on the 31st of.

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  • After some time spent in travel and a successful lecturing tour in Norway and Sweden, he settled in Copenhagen, and produced a series of novels and collections of short stories, which placed him in the front rank of Scandinavian novelists.

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  • In 1905 they were placed at 4,431,000.

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  • His English practice had as yet been scanty, but in 1737 a single speech in a jury trial of note placed him at the head of the bar, and from this time he had all he could attend to.

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  • Its early - Protestant sympathies placed it on the side of Sweden during the Thirty Years' War, and in 1628 it successfully resisted a siege of eleven weeks by Wallenstein, who had sworn to take it "though it were chained to heaven."

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  • But a reserve squadron was placed behind the centre under the marquess of Santa Cruz, and the eight lumbering galeasses were stationed at intervals in front of the line to break the formation of the Turks.

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  • There are also remains of a third pediment, which may have been produced in competition, but never placed on the temple.

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  • The plan of the temple is chiefly remarkable for the unsymmetrically placed door leading from the back of the cella into the opisthodomus.

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  • In the upper jaw the first two with crowns having a triangular free surface; the last small, simple, narrow and placed transversely.

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  • The tail is rudimentary, the first hind-toe opposable, the first pair of upper incisors very large, but the second and third either absent or small and placed partially behind the larger pair; and only five pairs of cheek-teeth in each jaw.

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  • io) with the first toe placed far back, large and broad, the second and third (united) toes considerably smaller than the other two; the fourth the largest.

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  • The two lower incisors are long, very slender, sharp-pointed and horizontally placed.

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  • All the other teeth are simple, conical, minute and placed at considerable and irregular intervals apart in the jaws, the number appearing to vary in different individuals and even on different sides of the jaw of the same indi viduals.

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  • Nebuchadrezzar placed in the city a garrison which appears to have been quartered on the western hill, while the eastern hill on which were the Temple and the city of David was left more or less desolate.

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  • He built a citadel called the Acra to dominate the town and placed in it a strong garrison of Greeks.

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  • Other writers again have placed the Acra on the eastern side of the hill upon which the church of the Holy Sepulchre now stands, but as this point was probably quite outside the city at the time of Antiochus Epiphanes, and is at too great a distance from the Temple, it can hardly be accepted.

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  • Within the city the principal streets have been roughly paved, and iron bars placed across the narrow alleys to prevent the passage of camels.

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  • The sequel to this phase is placed in the reign of Solomon, when David's old priest Abiathar, sole survivor of the priests of Shiloh, is expelled to Anathoth (near Jerusalem), and Zadok becomes the first chief priest contemporary with the foundation of the first temple (1 Kings ii.

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  • In 1613 he led a large army against his persecutor, on whose murder by two of his officers that year Bethlen was placed on the throne by the Porte, in opposition to the wishes of the emperor, who preferred a prince who would incline more towards Vienna than towards Constantinople.

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  • A curious property is to be observed when a crystal of pharmacosiderite is placed in a solution of ammonia - in a few minutes the green colour changes throughout the whole crystal to red; on placing the red crystal in dilute hydrochloric acid the green colour is restored.

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  • yvvacKE70v, from yvvi i, woman), that part in a Greek house which was specially reserved for the women, in contradistinction to the "andron," the men's quarters; in the larger houses there was an open court with peristyles round, and as a rule all the rooms were on the same level; in smaller houses the servants were placed in an upper storey, and this seems to have been the case to a certain extent in the Homeric house of the Odyssey.

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  • "Gynaeconitis" is the term given by Procopius to the space reserved for women in the Eastern Church, and this separation of the sexes was maintained in the early Christian churches where there were separate entrances and accommodation for the men and women, the latter being placed in the triforium gallery, or, in its absence, either on one side of the church, the men being on the other, or occasionally in the aisles, the nave being occupied by the men.

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  • Jarrah timber is nearly impervious to the attacks of the teredo, and there is good evidence to show that, exposed to wear and weather, or placed under the soil, or used as submarine piles, the wood remained intact after nearly fifty years' trial.

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  • This sum represents the interest payable on government loans placed outside Australia, mainly in England, and the income from British and other capital invested in the country; the former may be estimated at £7,300,000 and the latter £8,000,000 per annum.

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  • Rough sculptures, too, were found, and two large square mounds formed of loose stones, and yet perfect parallelograms in outline, placed due east and west.

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  • Among some tribes a circular grave was dug and the body placed in it with its face towards the east, and a high mound covered with bark or thatch raised over it.

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  • On the Lower Murray the body is placed on a platform of sticks and left to decay.

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  • At the beginning of 1860, when the excitement of the gold discoveries was wearing off, five of the states had received from the home government the boon of responsible government, and were in a position to work out the problem of their position without external interference; it was not, however, until 1890 that Western Australia was placed in a similar position.

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  • of Syracuse had placed there about 470 B.C., owing to the same cause.

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  • Finally in 924 Lorraine passed in the reign of Henry the Fowler under German (East Frankish) overlordship. Henry's son, Otto the Great, owing to the disordered state of the country, placed it in 953 in the hands of his able brother, Bruno, archbishop of Cologne, for pacification.

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  • The so-called Latin crusade of 1203 placed the imperial crown of Constantinople on the head of Baldwin of Flanders.

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  • Two other bastards were placed on the episcopal throne of Liege, an illegitimate brother on that of Cambrai.

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  • three councils - the Council of State, the Privy Council and the Council of Finance, but in reality all power had been placed by Philip in the hands of three confidential councillors styled the Consulta - Barlaymont, president of the Council of Finance, Viglius, president of the Privy Council, and Antony Perrenot, bishop of Arras, better known by his later title as Cardinal Granvelle.

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  • The primatial see was placed at Malines (Mechlin), having under it Antwerp, Hertogenbosch, Roermond, Ghent, Bruges, and Ypres constituting the Flemish province; the second archbishopric was at Cambray, with Tournay, Arras, St Omer, and Namur, - the Walloon province; the third at Utrecht, with Haarlem, Middleburg, Leeuwarden, Groningen and Deventer, - the northern (Dutch) province.

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  • These great magnates, all of them Knights of the Fleece and men of peculiar weight and authority in the country, were disgusted to find that, though nominally councillors of state, their advice was never asked, and that all power was placed in the hands of the Consulta.

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  • William, Egmont, and Hoorn therefore placed themselves at the head of a league of nobles against Granvelle (who had become cardinal in 1561) with the object of undermining his influence and driving him from power.

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  • He was made commander-in-chief of both the military and naval forces with supreme authority, and in his hands was placed the final appointment to all political and judicial posts and to vacant city magistracies.

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  • By the time the third stage, which placed the seat of soul-life in the brain, was reached through the further advance of anatomical knowledge, the religious rites of Greece and Rome were too deeply incrusted to admit of further radical changes, and faith in the gods had already declined too far to bring new elements into the religion.

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  • The shafts are placed so close together that in many instances they are divided by only a couple of feet of solid ground, but at their bases a considerable amount of gallery work has been excavated, though it is possible that this was done by miners who came after the people who originally sank the shafts.

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  • In 1874 the Malay state of Perak was placed under British protection by a treaty entered into with its sultan; and this eventually led to the inclusion in a British protectorate of the neighbouring Malay States of Selangor, Sungei Ujong, the cluster of small states called the Negri Sembilan and Pahang, which now form the Federated Malay States.

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  • In 1826 he described the prismatically-coloured films of metal, known as Nobili's' rings, deposited electrolytically from solutions of lead and other salts when the anode is a polished iron plate and the cathode is a fine wire placed vertically above it.

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  • The distance between the oaks depends upon the growth intended before thinning the young wood; usually they are placed from 8 to 12 ft.

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  • The egg-shaped acorns are placed singly or two together on short stalks; they are in most years sparing].y produced, but are occasionally borne in some abundance.

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  • His campaigns of 1648 and 1651 placed him still higher as a great commander.

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  • At Dijon his compositions attracted the attention of an inspector, who had him placed (1814) in the normal school, Paris.

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  • The cups are placed symmetrically on the end of the arms, and it is easy to see that the wind always has the hollow of one cup presented to it; the back of the cup on the opposite end of the cross also faces the wind, but the pressure on it is naturally less, and hence a continual rotation is produced; each cup in turn as it comes round providing the necessary force.

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  • The great advantage of the tube anemometer lies in the fact that the exposed part can be mounted on a high pole, and requires no oiling or attention for years; and the registering part can be placed in any convenient position, no matter how far from the external part.

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  • It might appear at first sight as though one connexion would serve, but the differences in pressure on which these instruments depend are so minute, that the pressure of the air in the room where the recording part is placed has to be considered.

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  • It was given about the end of the 18th century as based on some experiments, but with a footnote stating that little reliance could be placed on it.

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  • were removed to Rome in 1892 and placed in the basilica of S.

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  • A metal vessel was placed in a calorimeter and air forced into it, the amount of energy expended in compressing the air being measured.

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  • To test this two vessels similar to that used in the last experiment were placed in the same calorimeter and connected by a tube with a stop-cock.

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  • On repeating the experiment when the two vessels were placed in different calorimeters, it was found that heat was absorbed by the vessel containing the compressed air, while an equal quantity of heat was produced in the calorimeter containing the exhausted vessel.

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  • An intelligent creature, or "demon," possessed of unlimited powers of vision, is placed in charge of each door, with instructions to open the door whenever a particle in A comes towards it with more than a certain velocity V, and to keep it closed against all particles in A moving with less than this velocity, but, on the other hand, to open the door whenever a particle in B approaches it with less than a certain velocity v, which is not greater than V, and to keep it closed against all particles in B moving with a greater velocity than this.

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  • s, Opening of segmental tubes (placed by mistake on the dorsal instead of the ventral surface).

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  • Where, however, there are a number of cranes all belonging to the same installation, and these are placed so as to be conveniently worked from a central power station, and where the work is rapid, heavy and continuous, as is the case at large ports, docks and railway or other warehouses, experience has shown that it is best to produce the power in a generating station and distribute it to the cranes.

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  • Barrel cranes are usually fitted with band brakes, consisting of a brake rim with a friction band placed round it, the band being tightened as required.

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  • The same effect can be produced by shortening the back leg by a screw placed in the direction of its length.

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  • boiler is so placed as also to form part of the counterbalance.

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  • Dock-side jib cranes for working general cargo are almost always made portable, in order to enable them to be placed in correct position in regard to the hatchways of the vessels which they serve.

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  • The hydraulic lifting cylinders are placed inside the revolving steel mast or post, and the cabin for the driver FIG.

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  • rails placed on the bridge girders.

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  • It is practically a traveller mounted on high legs, so as to permit of its being travelled on rails placed on the ground level, instead of on an elevated gantry.

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  • They are of two kinds: (I) those in which the motive power and lifting gear are self-contained on the crab; and (2) those in which the motive power is placed in a fixed position.

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  • This death penalty was also fixed for such conduct as placed another in danger of death.

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  • ] movements of small pieces of paper marked with the letters of the alphabet and placed under the ends of the wires.

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  • Between a shoulder, a, in the iron bolt and a shoulder in the porcelain cup, c, is placed an indiarubber ring, which forms a yielding washer and enables the cup to be screwed firmly to the bolt, while preventing FIG.

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  • " test pillars " are placed for the purpose of enabling possible faults to be accurately located.

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  • The coated wire is treated in the same way as the copper strand - the die D, or another of the same size, being placed at the back of the cylinder and a larger one substituted at the front.

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  • It is then placed in a tank of water and kept at a certain fixed temperature, usually 75° F., until it assumes approximately a constant electrical state.

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  • of the deep-sea cables within the first twelve years, placed the probable life of a cable as low as fifteen years, but the weeding out of unserviceable types of construction, and the general improvement in materials, have by degrees extended that first estimate, until now the limit may be safely placed at not less than forty years.

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  • In this apparatus electric A B C currents are generated by turning a handle (placed in front of the instrument), which is geared, in the instru ment.

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  • It differs from the open circuit in only requiring one battery (although, as in the figure, half of it is often placed at each end), in having the re circuit ceiving instrument between the line and the key, and in having the battery continuously to the line.

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  • By a modification of the bridge method, applied with excellent results by Dr Muirhead to submarine work, condensers are substituted for a and b, one being also placed in the circuit between P and Q.

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  • A large number of such sheets are prepared and placed together, one over the other, the end of the strip of the first sheet being connected with the beginning of the strip of the second, and so on to the last sheet, the whole representing the conductor of the cable.

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  • In the Wheatstone automatic apparatus three levers are placed side by side, each acting on a set of small punches and on mechanism for feeding the paper forward a step after each operation of the levers.

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  • A totally reflecting prism placed inside the glass cylinder projects the light which penetrates the film upon a selenium cell situated at the end of the cylinder.

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  • The short leg of the siphon tube dips into an insulated ink-bottle, so' that the ink it contains becomes electrified, while the long leg has its open end at a very small distance from a brass table, placed with its surface parallel to the plane in which the mouth of the leg moves, and over which a slip of paper may be passed at a uniform rate, as in the spark recorder.

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  • The ink is electrified by a small induction electrical machine E placed on the top of the instrument; this causes it to fall in very minute drops from the open end of the siphon tube upon the brass table or the paper slip passing over it.

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  • In 1890 Liverpool was placed in direct telegraphic communication with Hamburg and Havre, and London with Rome.

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  • Canal system of flow lines of current through the sea, and these might be detected by any other ships furnished with two plates dipping into the sea at stem and stern, and connected by a wire having a telephone in its circuit, provided that the two plates were not placed on the same equipotential surface of the original current flow lines.

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  • In 1885 Preece and Heaviside proved by experiments made at Newcastle that if two completely insulated circuits of square form, each side being 440 yds., were placed a quarter of a mile apart, telephonic speech was conveyed from one to the other by induction, and signals could be perceived even when they were separated by 1000 yds.

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  • Each line terminated in an earth plate placed in the sea.