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  • The children played and they all talked for a while longer.

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  • They were beans cheerfully returning to their wild and primitive state that I cultivated, and my hoe played the Ranz des Vaches for them.

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  • I played the vampire in a summer stock production.

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  • I played the vampire in a summer stock production.

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  • My teacher and I played it for hours at a time.

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  • I played dumb but I figured my phone lines were tapped and big brother had his eye on me twenty-four, seven.

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  • Then you've played your part well, daughter.

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  • We've skated around saying nothing since Ben played us Mr. Cooms' conversation.

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  • As it is we have played at war--that's what's vile!

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  • The boy played on the grass near by.

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  • Before I could respond, my cell phone played a Chopin etude.

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  • He had used her and she had played right into his hands.

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  • He went after it, and she played with her toys all day.

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  • He was amused at whatever game he played as he closed the distance between them once more.

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  • The scene played over and over in her thoughts, growing stronger until he was as vivid during daylight as he had been at night.

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  • Damian's home videos played, intertwined with those of others, until a wave of power washed over her.

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  • Damian's home videos played, intertwined with those of others, until a wave of power washed over her.

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  • He took the boy on his knee, played with him, and looked round at Princess Mary.

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  • We played back our conversation with crossed fingers and not a small dose of nervousness.

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  • I should have played dumb but instead I remained silent, a sure tell as the poker players say.

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  • He tried to block that day from his mind as he played out the coiled rope from over his shoulder and moved backwards down the slope.

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  • Finally, Howie reluctantly agreed to wait a couple of days and see how the situation played out.

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  • We braced our ladder against the wall and played a game of numbers to see who would the first to climb.

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  • Each instrument--now resembling a violin and now a horn, but better and clearer than violin or horn--played its own part, and before it had finished the melody merged with another instrument that began almost the same air, and then with a third and a fourth; and they all blended into one and again became separate and again blended, now into solemn church music, now into something dazzlingly brilliant and triumphant.

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  • The radio channel played nonsensical songs from the 60's in a barely successful mission to lift her spirits.

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  • I played dumb but I don't think he's satisfied with all my answers.

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  • When she woke, shortly before Alex arrived, she played quietly with a doll while Carmen prepared supper.

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  • His eyes crinkled and a smile played at the corners of his mouth.

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  • Shadows played across the delicate, pert features.

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  • She held no sway in what happened or played no larger part in their twisted doings.

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  • The hot rays of the sun beat down vertically and a fresh soft wind played with the hair of the bared heads and with the ribbons decorating the icon.

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  • Toll, who in this battle played the part of Weyrother at Austerlitz, galloped assiduously from place to place, finding everything upside down everywhere.

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  • Amusement twinkled in his eyes and played with the corners of his mouth.

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  • I re played the recording of our aborted final session and had judged it incorrectly when I first listened.

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  • The sky began to dim, and she played with the magic, adrenaline speeding the power's flow through her.

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  • In high school and college, she played co-ed soccer and basketball.

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  • Whether it was the wine he had drunk, or an impulse of frankness, or the thought that this man did not, and never would, know any of those who played a part in his story, or whether it was all these things together, something loosened Pierre's tongue.

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  • Cats wrestled and played around them while D'Ryn's strict oversight of his and Gage's actions could not be shaken.

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  • His memories and thoughts played like home videos, similar to those of her mate, Damian, and his adopted brothers.

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  • Cassie played with a fold in her dress.

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  • It was just a silly game— unless of course, you'd played it like Randy Byrne.

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  • He'd played a hand in sentencing the sweet human to Hell.

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  • She didn't know what he was, but if he routinely played with the lives of puny humans and bought assassinations…

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  • In the 2004 incarnation of the film, he was played by thirty-one-year-old Patrick Wilson.

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  • A smile touched the corners of his mouth and played in the laugh lines beside his eyes.

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  • He wondered if Death would.ve been more lenient if he stayed home with her and played nice instead of spending half his day in the mortal world.

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  • Realization played across her mind, echoed in a puzzled smile dancing across her face.

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  • Mountain winters were always a surprise to lowlanders and easterners, where the chemistry of moisture played games that produced slush and wet snow, not the sparkling crystals so soft a broom could clear a foot-deep snowfall with a few swishes.

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  • I had slept little as Jerome Jones' band played its brass near till dawn at The Gold Belt.

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  • He wondered if Death would.ve been more lenient if he stayed home with her and played nice instead of spending half his day in the mortal world.

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  • Realization played across her mind, echoed in a puzzled smile dancing across her face.

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  • They played with the lambs in the field and saw no human being but the shepherd.

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  • And what was played was a fugue--though Petya had not the least conception of what a fugue is.

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  • He played along with her banter but it was interesting to see he was savoring everything she said like the good wine we were sharing.

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  • He recognized one of the orbs she'd played with.

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  • I played in a heavy metal band, I did some off-off-off Broadway gigs, and lots of road company stuff.

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  • Caleb and me—when he and his family stayed here at Bird Song—we played a lot together.

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  • She wondered if twelve-year-old boys played with stuffed animals.

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  • She wondered if twelve-year-old boys played with stuffed animals.

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  • And while he isn't sure exactly where it was staged, there's a possibility he might have been in the same theatrical company that played Ouray, went broke and left their gear in storage.

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  • She played the Code the same way she played each of us.

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  • Deidre clenched her fists, uncertain what game the deity played with her.

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  • Emotions of all kinds played across her face as the night progressed.

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  • They played the National air called "The Oz Spangled Banner," and behind them were the standard bearers with the Royal flag.

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  • They wore white uniforms with real diamond buttons and played "What is Oz without Ozma" very sweetly.

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  • We have surmised the future widening of the gap between the rich and poor, and looked at how that has played out in history.

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  • In the 1960 version of the film, he was played by a thirty-one-year-old Laurence Harvey.

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  • We played games, and ate ice-cream and cake and fruit.

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  • After breakfast I played with dolls short.

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  • "My part is played out," said Prince Andrew.

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  • After she had played a little air with variations on the harp, she joined the other young ladies in begging Natasha and Nicholas, who were noted for their musical talent, to sing something.

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  • The tune, played with precision and in exact time, began to thrill in the hearts of Nicholas and Natasha, arousing in them the same kind of sober mirth as radiated from Anisya Fedorovna's whole being.

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  • played "Uncle" once more, running his fingers skillfully over the strings, and then he stopped short and jerked his shoulders.

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  • So naturally, simply, and gradually--just as he had come from Turkey to the Treasury in Petersburg to recruit the militia, and then to the army when he was needed there--now when his part was played out, Kutuzov's place was taken by a new and necessary performer.

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  • But the once proud and shrewd rulers of France, feeling that their part is played out, are even more bewildered than he, and do not say the words they should have said to destroy him and retain their power.

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  • She sat down and played with them a little, but the thought of her husband and his unreasonable crossness worried her.

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  • But those glances expressed something more: they said that she had played her part in life, that what they now saw was not her whole self, that we must all become like her, and that they were glad to yield to her, to restrain themselves for this once precious being formerly as full of life as themselves, but now so much to be pitied.

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  • In history we find a very similar progress of conviction concerning the part played by free will in the general affairs of humanity.

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  • Darian had quieted as the scenes of his violent demise played through her dreams.

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  • I have never played with words again for the mere pleasure of the game.

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  • I played with many little girls and we had fun.

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  • She played with her dolls more than usual, and would have nothing to do with me.

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  • When we first played this game two or three days ago, she showed no ingenuity at all in finding the object.

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  • At length, as I leaned with my elbow on the bench one day, it ran up my clothes, and along my sleeve, and round and round the paper which held my dinner, while I kept the latter close, and dodged and played at bopeep with it; and when at last I held still a piece of cheese between my thumb and finger, it came and nibbled it, sitting in my hand, and afterward cleaned its face and paws, like a fly, and walked away.

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  • Destiny's voice came reassuringly from the bathroom as she played.

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  • He smiled to himself, enjoying the game they always played.

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  • She wasn't going to fall for whatever trick they played.

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  • She played them against each other and betrayed them both to Sasha.

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  • Sasha wasn.t that stupid, though Kris wondered what game his brother played.

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  • The trio, at Fred's direction, had played an ice-breaking game of pretending the backgrounds of the various other dinners.

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  • We know you and your good buddy Jake Weller played it fast and loose last summer when that guy Glick got killed.

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  • But Monday, the dance master played a different tune—a beautiful Viennese waltz of warm air and sunshine that teased of spring, still months in the future.

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  • They had played out this scene many times–way too many for his liking.

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  • He missed the days when they played wingman for each other.

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  • He played on for about an hour.

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  • As her eyes began to glass over, he played softer until she started to nod off.

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  • She smiled, thinking of the many times they played "Wingman" for each other and all the times he had nursed her through heartache.

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  • He was about to ask if she played, but she was already appreciating the ceiling."My God, that's hand carved."

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  • It played through the whole house and the studio.

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  • The music still played throughout the house, and the studio was far enough away from the living room so noise wasn't an issue.

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  • He considered the first night they met and how differently it would have played out if he had caught up to her in the parking lot.

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  • Jackson set up the bar and Connor played gopher for everyone.

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  • The band played "Fly Me to The Moon".

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  • He played all his most personal compositions, and continued to create new works inspired by her.

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  • A smile played at the corners of his mouth and danced in his eyes.

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  • They played everything from cards to Clue, and the conversation was dominated by childhood memories shared between Alex and Katie.

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  • The dark gaze softened and a smile played at the corners of his mouth.

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  • The soft voice and the little dimple that played at the corner of her mouth when she teased him... she was so beautiful – and so utterly unaware of her charm.

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  • He'd either played everyone around him like the politician he was, or he'd simply seized on an opportunity that she and Brady created.

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  • Played right into Darkyn's hands.

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  • They were on the same team, only Cummings rode the bench and Byrne was the star—he played shortstop.

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  • We played high school football—at least Vinnie played—I mostly sat.

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  • I didn't know you played football.

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  • I spent two years on the bench and never played a down until the last game of my jun­ior year.

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  • The federal agent was interested to learn Vinnie and Dean had played sports together, but Dean put to early rest any misconcep­tion about his prowess on the playing field.

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  • I know, because the twins always went up to Scranton on Wednesday night 'cause that's when this country and western band they liked played.

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  • Fred O'Connor immediately took charge and played the woman like an old harmonica.

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  • He played that boom, boom, boom classical music all the time.

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  • As soon as he had lost the tail, he was sorry, sorry he'd played games and ditched it instead of trying to find out who was following him.

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  • Rita would convey the message to Jonathan Winston as well allowing Dean to temporarily duck having to explain to the FBI why he played cowboy and lost the tail instead of getting the plate number.

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  • It was funny; he knew who blew horn with Coltrane, who played bass for Mulligan and even remembered the date Gerry's set was recorded—August 1955.

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  • I'm truly sorry but I'm not sure how it could have played out a whole lot better.

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  • He had a son who was a hot shot baseball player and I played two years in the minors.

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  • It played out as smooth as an old harmonica the way we had it figured too.

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  • Then we played tag across the country chasing Byrne.

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  • I'm a bit fuzzy on some of the details but I'm sure Jeffrey Byrne is dead and you played his part so well, even Jonathan Winston never considered he was chasing someone else.

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  • When her gaze shifted to Alex, his eyes were warm and a smile played at the corners of his mouth.

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  • She played with the lamb for a little while longer, unconcerned when both straps fell.

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  • Carmen played with them outside until they started fighting.

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  • She had played in the creek with Lori and Josh, and finally she had met Alex there.

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  • She played along with him.

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  • The two of them played soccer almost every night.

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  • Talia played with the pendant.

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  • Were the gardens where he was born and the beach where he played as a child still there?

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  • But part of her knew Darian would not only excel at the games she played with people; he'd push back.

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  • He played to win.

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  • Darian looked at Xander, unable to determine what game the Original Being played.

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  • He'd left her sleeping and assumed she'd given up whatever game she played.

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  • He barely noticed the others as Carmen played her part.

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  • Until then he could only wait and see how things played out.

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  • The evening slipped by and when the band took a break, special requests were played on a stereo.

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  • Alex swept her gracefully around the room again while the band played "The Last Waltz."

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  • Jonathan's band played a few country and western songs.

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  • Then he obviously realized what Alex was doing and a smile played at the corners of his mouth.

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  • It wasn't her money and she hadn't played any part in building the fortune.

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  • Her gaze dropped to Megan's ringless hand and a smile played at the corners of her mouth.

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  • A slight smile played at the corners of his mouth.

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  • His eyes were twinkling, but only the ghost of a smile played around his mouth.

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  • He toyed with her since she arrived and unapologetically played the part of the egotistical, chauvinistic pig he was.

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  • Satisfaction bloomed within her at the thought that she had to be one of the few people he'd ever met over the thousands of years that was immune to the strange mind games he played with others.

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  • A television played somewhere, and light outlined the frame of one door.

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  • His muscular frame was tense, and moonlight played across his chiseled features.

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  • He was one of the leaders of the emeutes of the 20th of June and the 10th of August 1792, played an important part in the formation of the revolutionary commune which assured the success of the latter coup, and was made procureur of the commune.

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  • The Mercians, however, recovered their independence in 658, and from this time onward Northumbria played little part in the history of southern England.

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  • At the Buckholdt conference in August 1536 he played a mediating part.

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  • It is only necessary to bear in mind the great part played by sterilization in the laboratory, and pasteurization on the fermentation industries and in the preservation of food materials.

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  • Valentine, which was published in the same year, indicated that it was but the first chapter in a life of endless adventures, and that the imagination which turned the crude facts into poetry, and the fancy which played about them like a rainbow, were inexhaustible.

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  • The king of Spain wrote to his ambassador at Rome "that His Holiness had hitherto played a double game and that all his zeal to drive the French from Italy had been only a mask"; this reproach seemed to receive some confirmation when Leo X.

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  • Played in double time the tune was a favourite march in the Revolutionary armies, until it was forbidden by Napoleon, on becoming First Consul.

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  • The title-page of the piece, which was printed by Thomas Colwell in 1575, states that it was played not long ago at Christ's College, Cambridge, and was "made by Mr S.

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  • The part played by equity in the development of law is admirably illustrated in the well-known work of Sir Henry Maine on Ancient Law.

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  • The part he played during the summer of 1789 is one of the most debated points in the history of the Revolution.

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  • The wazir now bethought him that he had a good opportunity for satisfying an old quarrel against the adjoining tribe of Rohillas, who had played fast and loose with him while the Mahratta army was at hand.

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  • Their mother, loving the latter most, avenged his death by murdering her son, and the people, horrified at her act, revolted and murdered both her and King Gorboduc. This legend was the subject of the earliest regular English tragedy which in 1561 was played before Queen Elizabeth in the Inner Temple hall.

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  • The swan played a part in classical mythology as the bird of Apollo, and in Scandinavian lore the swan maidens, who have the gift of prophecy and are sometimes confused with the Valkyries, reappear again and again.

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  • In the 4th century Megara recovered some measure of prosperity, but played an insignificant part in politics, its only notable move being the participation in the final conflict against Philip II.

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  • Strangely enough, it is not recorded what part Trachis played in the defence of Thermopylae against Xerxes.

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  • In the extensive grounds there is accommodation for all kinds of games: the final tie of the Association Football Cup and other important football matches are played here, and there are also displays of fireworks and other attractions.

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  • His face had a sinister, troubled expression; but an enigmatical smile played perpetually around his lips.

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  • It is not quite easy to see why he abandoned this successful policy in order to hasten on a war with Sparta, and neither the Corcyrean alliance nor the Megarian decree seems justified by the facts as known to us, though commercial motives may have played a part which we cannot now gauge.

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  • had them constructed for his own pleasure at Whitehall Palace, and was wont to back himself when he played.

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  • So eminently respectable a person as John Evelyn thought no harm in bowling for stakes, and once played at the Durdans, near Epsom, for £io, winning match and money, as he triumphantly notes in his Diary for the 14th of August 1657.

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  • On the European continent the game can scarcely be said to be played on scientific principles.

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  • When John Evelyn was in Paris in 1644 he saw it played in the gardens of the Luxembourg Palace.

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  • In this picture three men are represented as having played a bowl, while the fourth is in the act of delivering his bowl.

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  • On all good greens the game is played in rinks of four a side, there being, however, on the part of many English clubs still an adherence to the old-fashioned method of two and three a side rinks.

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  • The skip plays last, and directs his men from the end that is being played to.

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  • The weakest player in the four is invariably played in the second place (the "soft second").

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  • The leader having played his first bowl, the opposing leader will play his first and so on.

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  • In English practice the leader is entitled to a second throw if he fail to roll a On Scottish greens the game of points is frequently played, but it is rarely seen on English greens.

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  • In no case must the stationary bowls be touched, or the semicircle crossed by the trailed jack or played bowls.

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  • The played bowl must itself run into the ditch without touching either of the stationary bowls.

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  • While the Tigris never played the same role historically as the Euphrates, numerous remains of antiquity are to be seen along its course.

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  • It played an important part in the Russo-Turkish Wars of 1828-29, 1853-54 and 1877-78.

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  • In the last quarter of the 12th century the two brothers Amalric and Guy, sons of Hugh the Brown, played a considerable part in the history of the Latin East.

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  • In 1823 Weber's Euryanthe is recorded as having been played in Vienna at a' 437' 5, and in 1834 Kreutzer's Nachtlager at a' 440.

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  • They played a brilliant part in the War of Independence (1821-1829), and to-day supply the Greek army with its best soldiers.

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  • The second Fronde was largely her work, and in it she played the most prominent part in attracting to the rebels first Conde and later Turenne.

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  • While these early traders used the canoe and the York boat,' yet the steam-boat played an important part in the early history of the region from 1868 till 1885, when access from the United States was gained by steamers down the Red River.

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  • Dohm to publish in 1781 his epoch-making work, On the Civil Amelioration of the Condition of the Jews, a memorial which played a great part in the triumph of tolerance.

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  • whether run by steam, water-power or other motive forces, has played a great part in the promotion of industry; the increase in the amount of steam horse-power employed in industrial establishments is, to a certain degree, an index to the activity of the country as regards manufactures.

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  • It was first employed by the Milanese in 1038, and played a great part in the wars of the Lombard league against the emperor Frederick Barbarossa.

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  • Philomelion was probably a Pergamenian foundation on the great Graeco-Roman highway from Ephesus to the east, and to its townsmen the Smyrniotes wrote the letter that describes the martyrdom of Polycarp. Cicero, on his way to Cilicia, dated some of his extant correspondence there; and the place played a considerable part in the frontier wars between the Byzantine emperors and the sultanate of Rum.

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  • A serious breach with Russia followed, which was widened by the part which the prince subsequently played in encouraging the national aspirations of the Bulgarians.

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  • In the repulse of Xerxes it is possible that the Aeginetans played a larger part than is conceded to them by Herodotus.

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  • The " castle of Istakhr " played a conspicuous part several times during the Mahommedan period as a strong fortress.

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  • During a long and active life, he played many parts: professor of mathematics at the Elphinstone college (1854) founder of the Rast Goftar newspaper; partner in a Parsi business firm in London (1855); prime minister of Baroda (1874); member of the Bombay legislative council (1885); M.P. for Central Finsbury (1892-1895), being the first Indian to be elected to the House of Commons; three times president of the Indian National Congress.

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  • CLUB OF THE FEUILLANTS, a political association which played a prominent part during the French Revolution.

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  • His great-grandson, Charles, son of Philip of Artois, count of Eu, and Marie of Berry, played a conspicuous part in the Hundred Years' War.

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  • It is as yet difficult to determine the part which Rhodes played in prehistoric days during the naval predominance of the neighbouring island of Crete; but archaeological remains dating from the later Minoan age prove that the early Aegean culture maintained itself there comparatively unimpaired until the historic period.

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  • KASSITES, an Elamite tribe who played an important part in the history of Babylonia.

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  • 4, 10, 15, &c.) to burn the processus pyramidalis of the liver, which played a particularly significant role in hepatoscopy, calls for special mention.

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  • Close by are the ruins of the castle of Sobroso, which played an important part in the medieval civil wars.

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  • Grant threw the whole weight of his great influence in favour of confederation, and his oratory played an important part in securing the success of the movement.

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  • Here, with Mme Guerin as the leading comedy actress, she played the great tragic love parts for more than thirty years, dying on the i 5th of May 1698.

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  • It never again played a prominent part in Ionian history, and is rarely mentioned.

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  • Dammartin is historically important as the seat of a countship of which the holders played a considerable part in French history.

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  • It is sometimes suggested that the 'cello part is best omitted and these works played as violin sonatas.

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  • In the time of Bach such writing was beautifully suited to enliven the dry glitter of the harpsichord, and Bach's duets for clavier and violin seem to have been sometimes played as trios with a violoncello playing from the clavier bass.

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  • Haydn's numerous examples of independent violoncello melodies are almost all either marked solo or written for such small orchestras that they would be played as solos.

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  • Such matters cannot be decided off-hand by the mere fact that tremolos are characteristic of orchestras: the question is whether in individual cases they have not a special character when played by single players.

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  • In 1831 Wheatstone by his " magic lyre" experiment showed that, when the sounding-boards of two musical instruments are connected together by a rod of pine wood, a tune played on one will be faithfully reproduced by the other.

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  • To Heribert is attributed the invention of the Carroccio, which played so singular and important a part in the warfare of Italian cities.

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  • of Naples, who played no prominent part in Italian affairs.

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  • But from this time forward they laid down their arms, and played the game of warfare by the aid of mercenaries.

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  • When the Visconti dynasty ended by the dukes death in 1447, he pretended to espouse the cause of the Milanese republic, which was then re-established; but he played his cards so subtly as to make himself, by the help of Cosimo de Medici in Florence, duke de facto if not de jure.

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  • The conquest was easy; but, when it came to a partition, Ferdinand played his ally false.

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  • Whatever parts the Italians themselves played in the succeeding quarter of a century, the game was in the hands of French, Spanish and German invaders.

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  • played a perilous game; but the stakes were high, and he fancied himself strong enough to guide the tempest he evoked.

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  • Scepticism, with which P. Bayle had played as a historian - he amused himself, too, with praising the Manichaean solution of the riddle of the universe - became a serious power in the history of philosophy with the advent of David Hume.

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  • He played a conspicuous part in the modern doctrine of evolution.

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  • In this season fasting played a part, but it was not universally nor rigorously enforced.

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  • The titles of these juvenile performances, which were played by amateurs, were Salga por donde saliere, Me voy a Sevilla and La Corona y el Punal.

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  • The Orphic poems also played an important part in the controversies between Christian and pagan writers in the 3rd and 4th centuries after Christ; pagan writers quoted them to show the real meaning of the multitude of gods, while Christians retorted by reference to the obscene and disgraceful fictions by which the former degraded their gods.

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  • The working of it is not at all completely understood at present, nor can we say exactly what is the part played by the pigment and what is the rfile of the protoplasm of the plastid.

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  • The part played by man also counts for much.

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  • It was at one time thought that the centrosomes played an important part in the fertilization of plants, but recent researches seem to indicate that this is not so.

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  • Useful and suggestive as they often are, teratological facts played, at one time, too large a part in the framing of morphological theories; for it was thought that the monstrous form gave a clue to the essential nature of the organ assuming it.

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  • Both were in turn replaced by the Lower Mesozoic flora, which again is thought to have had its birth in the hypothetical Gondwana land, and in which Gymnosperms played the leading part formerly taken by vascular Cryptogams. The abundance of Cycadean plants is one of its most striking features.

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  • Certain ancient stringed instruments were played with a plectrum or plucker made of the quill of a bird's feather, and the word has thus been used of a plectrum made of other material and differing in shape, and also of an analogous object for striking the strings in the harpsichord, spinet or virginal.

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  • In the, 4th century Aix, now a free city of the Holy Roman Empire, played a conspicuous part, especially in the league which, between 1351 and 1387, kept the peace between the Meuse and the Rhine.

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  • It is situated on the Trnava, and has played an important role in the ecclesiastical history of Hungary.

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  • In the same year he published Ober die Freiheit der Wissenschaft, in which he maintained the independence of science, whose goal was truth, against authority, and reproached the excessive respect for the latter in the Roman Church with the insignificant part played by the German Catholics in literature and philosophy.

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  • It may be divided into three divisions, upper, lower and middle, each of which is distinguished by special physical features, and has played a conspicuous part in the world's history, retaining to the present day monumental evidence of the races who have lined its banks.

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  • Though outside foreign affairs he played but a small part in the period of Liberal opposition between 1895 and 1905, he retained public confidence as one who was indispensable to a Liberal administration.

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  • Among the later followers of Basilides, actual magic played a determining part.

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  • Though he was again deputy in 1827 he played no part in public affairs, and resigned in 1829.

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  • It is this political rather than religious spirit which also underlies the repressive attitude of the government, and of the Orthodox Church as the organ of the government, towards the various dissident sects (Raskolniki, from raskol, schism), which for more than two centuries past have played an important part in the popular life of Russia, and, since the political developments of the end of the 19th and early years of the zoth century, have tended to do so more and more.

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  • The principality which was to become the nucleus of the future Russian empire was not Novgorod with its democratic institutions, but its eastern neighbour Moscow, in which the popular assembly played a very insignificant part, and the supreme law was the will of the prince.

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  • The zemski sobor, which had played a considerable part in the struggle of the tsars against the great boyars in the 17th century, had met but once since the days of Peter the Great.

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  • As queen-mother she played the part of a mediator between her sons and political parties.

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  • While the ark carried with Israel's host symbolized His presence in their midst, He was also known to be present in the cloud which hovered before the host and in the lightning ('esh Yahweh or " fire of Yahweh ") and the thunder (kol Yahweh or " voice of Yahweh ") which played around Mount Sinai.

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  • The new name nabhi' became necessary to express this function of more exalted significance, in which human personality played its larger role.

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  • 22) played no part in Mosaic religion.

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  • Of one part of the argument of this work Fiske wrote in the preface of one of his later books (Through Nature to God, 1899): "The detection of the part played by the lengthening of infancy in the genesis of the human race is my own especial contribution to the Doctrine of Evolution."

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  • It was at Strassburg that he published his remarkable volume La Cite antique (1864), in which he showed forcibly the part played by religion in the political and social evolution of Greece and Rome.

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  • In 1747 he was accredited to Copenhagen as Russian minister, but a few months later was transferred to Stockholm, where for the next twelve years he played a conspicuous part as the chief opponent of the French party.

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  • After the capture of Zara, however, he joined the crusaders, and played a great part in all the events which followed till the capture of Constantinople by the Latins in 1204.

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  • The part played by Egypt proper in the ensuing anti-Assyrian combinations is not clearly known; with a number of petty dynasts fomenting discontent and revolt, there was an absence -of cohesion in that ancient empire previous to the rise of the Ethiopian dynasty.

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  • Later, when the people of Antioch rose against the king, Jonathan despatched a force of 3000 men who played a notable part in the merciless suppression of the insurrection.

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  • In fear of reprisals Antipas (or Antipater), the Idumaean, his counsellor, played on the fears of Hyrcanus and persuaded him to buy the aid of the Nabataean Arabs with promises.

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  • As time went on, a more progressive policy intervened, the special form of Jewish oath was abolished in 1846, and in 1848, as a result of the revolutionary movement in which Jews played an active part, legislation took a more liberal turn.

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  • The sistrum is played also by beating it with a metal stick.

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  • In a deposit at Kahun, belonging to Early the XIIth Dynasty, c. 2000 B.C., were already found E relations imported polychrome vases of " Middle Minoan " with fabric. In the same way the important part played by Egypt.

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  • He played an active part in the stirring church politics of the period, and was twice moderator of the kirk, and a member of the commission of inquiry into the condition of the university of St Andrews (1583).

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  • North Carolinians fought under Washington at Brandywine and Monmouth and played a still more important part in the Southern campaigns of 1778-1781.

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  • In the coronation of the emperor, more particularly, the mitre played a part.

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  • For nearly twenty years he dominated the government of Pennsylvania, and also played a very prominent part in national affairs.

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  • and Japan themselves may be said to fall within this sphere, in view of the part which Buddhism has played in their development.

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  • (d) The great part which central Asian tribes have played in history is obscured by the absence of any common name for them.

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  • Tradition has probably confused Benjamite risings with Absalom's misguided enterprise; the parts played by Shimei and Meribbaal, at all events, are extremely suggestive.

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  • Coloman was twice married, (1) in 1097 to Buzella, daughter of Roger, duke of Calabria, the chief supporter of the pope, and (2) in 1112 to the Russian princess, Euphemia, who played him false and was sent back in disgrace to her kinsfolk the following year.

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  • Since the days of Adolf of Holstein and Henry the Lion, a movement of German colonization, in which farmers from the Low Countries, merchants from Lubeck, and monks of the Cistercian Order all played their parts, had been spreading German influence from the Oder to the Vistula, from the Vistula to the Dwina - to Prague, to Gnesen, and even to Novgorod the Great.

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  • In the Eleusinian mysteries Proserpine no doubt played an important part.

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  • Her insular position, continuity of political development and freedom from domestic broils played an important part in bringing about a steady and continuous growth of industry and manufactures for several generations before the modern era.

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  • Milford Haven itself, designated by the Welsh Aberdaugleddau, as the estuary of the united East and West Cleddy rivers, has played an important part on several occasions in the course of history.

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  • Family influences also played their part in this transformation.

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  • DESMOULINS, LUCIE SIMPLICE CAMILLE BENOIST (1760-1794), French journalist and politician, who played an important part in the French Revolution, was born at Guise, in Picardy, on the 2nd of March 1760.

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  • The goddess sometimes appears with doves, as uranic, at others with snakes, as chthonic. In the ritual fetishes, often of miniature form, played a great part: all sorts of plants and animals were sacred: sacrifice (not burnt, and human very doubtful), dedication of all sorts of offerings and simulacra, invocation, &c., were practised.

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  • This may, however, be due to the fact that their contact with civilization was so short; the Yue-Chi and Turks had had some commerce with more advanced races before they played any part in political history, but the Ephthalites appear as raw barbarians, and were annihilated as a nation in little more than a hundred years.

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  • From this point a large area of open water was seen which was believed to be an "open Polar Sea," a chimera which played an important and delusive role in subsequent explorations.

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  • For curious instances of the part played by the ass in medieval church festivals see the article Fools, Feast Of.

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  • One house which was thus distinguished had risen to a leading place in the city and before long played no small part in the world's history.

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  • The President, however, frequently played an active role in the conferences necessary to secure general agreement, as on Aug.

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  • The part played by the Brothers of Common Life in the religious and educational movements of the time may be studied in Ludwig Pastor's History of the Popes from the close of the Middle Ages, or J.

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  • Nurhachu played with skill and daring the role which had been played by Jenghiz Khan more than three centuries before in Mongolia.

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  • The " wild-cat " wells, sunk by speculators on untested territory or on lands which had not previously proved productive, played an important part in the earlier mapping out of the petroleum fields.

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  • Jerusalem, like Rome, had the shadow of a mighty name to lend prestige to its ruler; and as residence in Rome was one great reason of the strength of the medieval papacy, so was 1 Before he left, Raymund had played in Jerusalem the same part of dog in the manger which he had also played at Antioch, and had given Godfrey considerable trouble.

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  • This explains the part played by Richard I.

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  • By the spring of 1200, owing to Innocent's exertions, a new Crusade was in full progress, especially in France, where Fulk of Neuilly played the part once played by Peter the Hermit.

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  • Events played into their hands.

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  • A great part was played in the history of Israel by the state of Aram Dammesek, i.e.

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  • Nagykanizsa once ranked as the second fortress of Hungary, and consequently played an important part during the wars with the Turks, who, having gained possession of it in 1600, held it until, in 1690, after a siege of two years, it was recovered by the Austrian and Hungarian forces.

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  • It is impossible here to describe in detail his relations to Napoleon, and the part which he played in the drawing up of the Civil Code, later on called the Code Napoleon.

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  • The marching band had one percussion player who played the triangle.

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  • If, then, those contents do not represent the knowledge of Jaber, and if the contents of other Latin translations which there is reason to believe are really made from the Arabic, show little, if any, advance on the knowledge of the Alexandrian Greeks, evidently the part played by the Arabs must be less, and that of the Westerns greater, than Gibbon is prepared to admit.

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  • Leake (Topography of Athens and the Demi, 2nd ed., 1841) brought the descriptive literature to an end and inaugurated the period of modern scientific research, in which German archaeologists have played a distinguished part.

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  • He voted for the death of Louis XVI., without appeal or delay, but played no noticeable part in the Convention.

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  • Germanicia-Marasion played a great part in Byzantine border warfare: Heraclius was there in A.D.

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  • The problem could obviously be completely solved only when the composition of the air, and the parts played by its components, had been determined.

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  • By its aid the molecule is represented as a collection of atoms connected together by valencies in such a manner that the part played by each atom is represented;.

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  • The part played by conscience in relation to general moral laws and particular cases will vary according to the view taken of the character of the general laws.

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  • the royal Hypaspistae) played a great part in the first wars of the successors, and covered themselves with infamy by their betrayal of Eumenes.

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  • Historically, his importance lies in the fact that he was the first to propound socialism as a practical policy, and the father of the movements which played so conspicuous a part in the revolutions of 1848 and 1871.

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  • Charles was a man of great ability, possessing popular manners and considerable eloquence, but he was singularly unscrupulous, a quality which was revealed during the years in which he played an important part in the internal affairs of France.

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  • The student of English constitutional history will observe the success with which Friends have, by the mere force of passive resistance, obtained, from the legislature and the courts, indulgence for all their scruples and a legal recognition of their customs. In American history they occupy an important place because of the very prominent part which they played in the colonization of New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

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  • Chandernagore has played an important part in the European history of Bengal.

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  • The actual role of intermediary was played by the pious queen Hutaosa.

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  • KABBALAH (late Hebrew kabbdlah, gabbalah), the technical name for the system of Jewish theosophy which played an important part in the Christian Church in the middle ages.

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  • A feature of greater interest is the extraordinary part which this theosophy played in the Christian Church, especially at the time of the Renaissance.

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  • 1 Jewish theosophy, then, with its good and evil tendencies, and with its varied results, may thus claim to have played no unimportant part in the history of European scholarship and thought.

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  • In the original formation of the island volcanic disturbances and coral growth played some part; but there are only very slight superficial evidences in the island of former volcanic activity.

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  • The school did not produce an extensive literature, but it played an important part in resisting an exaggerated Augustinianism by reasserting the freedom of the will and the continued existence of the divine image in human nature after the fall.

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  • Because of its situation and its importance as a railway junction, Corinth played an important part in the western campaigns of the Civil War.

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  • These magnates played a considerable part in the politics of south-eastern Europe; see especially their correspondence with the Venetian Republic, given by Shafarik, Acta archivi Veneti, &c.

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  • Avlona played an important part in the wars between the Normans and the Byzantines, during the iith and 1 2th centuries.

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  • The seat of the exilarch or resh galutha was transferred from Pumbedita(Pumbeditha or Pombeditha) inBabylonia to Bagdad, which thus became the capital of oriental Judaism; from then to the present day the Jews have played no mean part in Bagdad.

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  • Mme de Stael was not a persona rata at court, but she seems to have played the part of ambassadress, as she played most parts, in a rather noisy and exaggerated manner, but not ill.

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  • 15 9 2), and Peter Vok, who played a very large part in Bohemian history.

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  • In 479 he was re-elected strategus, and invested with special powers as commander of the Athenian contingent at Plataea; he is also said to have judiciously suppressed a conspiracy among some oligarchic malcontents in the army, and to have played a prominent part in arranging for the celebration of the victory.

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  • The two authors of this book played a most active part in the Roman Revolution.

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  • His chief public triumph was the important part he played in bringing about the conclusion of the commercial treaty between France and Great Britain in 1860.

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  • Theatrical performances were introduced into the city in the 17th century, and 1678 is the date of the first opera, which was played in a house in the Gdnsemarkt.

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  • Peg Woffington played Lady Randolph, a part which found a later exponent in Mrs Siddons.

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  • This leads us to examine more closely the part played by water in the electrolysis of aqueous solutions.

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  • Brechin Castle played a prominent part in the Scottish War of Independence.

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  • In English history the system of appanages never played any great part, and the term is now properly applied only to the appanages of the crown: the duchy of Cornwall, assigned to the king's eldest son at birth, or on his father's accession to the crown, and the duchy of Lancaster.

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  • Her connexion with the trial of Orestes, the introduction of a milder form of punishment for justifiable homicide, and the institution of the court TO HaXXa54, show the important part played by her in the development of legal ideas.

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  • The story of the slaying of Medusa by Athena, in which there is no certain evidence that she played a direct part, explained by Roscher as the scattering of the storm-cloud, probably arose from the fact that she is represented as wearing the Gorgon's head as a badge.

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  • to make an attempt to reconcile the church with the republic. He invited the officers of the Mediterranean squadron to lunch at Algiers, and, practically renouncing his monarchical sympathies, to which he clung as long as the comte de Chambord was alive, expressed his support of the republic, and emphasized it by having the Marseillaise played by a band of his Peres Blanes.

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  • In this narrower sense the word has played a great part in ethical systems, which have spoken of the social or parental "affections" as in some sense a part of moral obligation.

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  • occasionally visited Pembroke, notably in 1172, and until the close of the Wars of the Roses, both town and castle played a prominent part in the history of Britain.

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  • Ballod's Lettish troops played a minor part on this front.

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  • Berulle also played an important part as a statesman.

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  • Parliament (which re-assembled on the 7th of May) and the heads of the army came to an agreement to effect his dismissal; and in the subsequent events Richard appears to have played a purely passive part, refusing to make any attempt to keep his power or to forward a restoration of the monarchy.

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  • For a time Maret betook himself to journalism; but he played a useful part in the negotiations for a peace with Great Britain which went on at Lille during the summer of 1797, until the victory of the Jacobins at Paris in the coup d'etat of Fructidor (Sept.

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  • Barrackpur played an important part in the two Sepoy mutinies of 1824 and 1857, but the details of these belong to the general history of British rule in India.

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  • Some of the political writers have played an important part in moulding public opinion on certain questions, as in the case of A.

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  • The important part which the inhabitants of Sao Paulo have played in the history of Brazil has been already adverted to.

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  • The numerous bowling-greens are regularly frequented and are among the best in Scotland - the first Australian team of bowlers that visited the mother country (in 1901) pronouncing the green in Lutton Place the finest on which they had played.

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  • Cricket is played by the university students, at the schools, and by private clubs, of which the Grange is the oldest and best.

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  • In winter the game of curling is played on Duddingston Loch, and Dunsappie, St Margaret's Loch, Lochend and other sheets of water are covered with skaters.

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  • A prominent part in the War of Independence was played by the Maniates or Mainotes, the inhabitants of the rugged peninsula formed by the southern part of Taygetus.

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  • Adalia played a considerable part in the medieval history of the Levant.

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  • Doveri and erected in 1816, although modern, has an historic interest as the work of an academy dating from the 16th century, called the Congrega de' Rozzi, that played an important part in the history of the Italian comic stage.

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  • During the next two years he published five shorter satires, all of which were well received by the public. The great event of 1721 was the erection of the first Danish theatre in GrOnnegade, Copenhagen; Holberg took the direction of this house, in which was played, in September 1722, a Danish translation of L'Avare.

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  • Smellekamp (a man who subsequently played a part in the early history of the Transvaal and Orange Free State), concluded a treaty with the volksraad assuring them of the protection of Holland.

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  • For the question of franchise reform which played so great a part in the AustroHungarian crisis of1909-1910'see' History, below.

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  • The Hungarian government, in fact, had played into his hands.

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  • This procrastinating policy played into the hands of the extremists; for supplies had not been voted, and the question of the credits for the expenditure incurred in connexion with the annexation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, increasingly urgent, placed a powerful weapon in the hands of the Magyars, and made it certain that in the autumn the crisis would assume an even more acute form.

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  • The earls of the Beauchamp line played a great part in English history.

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  • chords that Richelieu played.

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  • The fresh deadlock that ensued was by no means distasteful to Rome, which drew encouragement from Wilson'.s,;, .ncreasing impotence at :;home and, therefore played for time.

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  • Lord's, as it is called, is the headquarters of the M.C.C. (Marylebone Cricket Club), the governing body of the game; here are played the home matches of this club and of the Middlesex County Cricket Club, the Oxford and Cambridge, Eton and Harrow, and other well-known fixtures.

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  • His dramatic works, which were produced at the Bairro Alto theatre between 1733 and 1738, include the following comedies, all played by marionettes: - D.

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  • 21 - the my will be that part of the orchestra which played the melody to be sung, virtually corresponding, mutatis mutandis, to what we now call the choir organ, and we need not complicate the compilation of the Psalter by postulating an altogether unnecessary " Director's Psalter."

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  • The part played by Count Frederick V., titular king of Bohemia, during the Thirty Years' War induced the emperor Ferdinand II.

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  • It is customary to ascribe their successes to the power of the breech-loader, but there were actions in which it played no part, cavalry versus cavalry encounters, and isolated duels between batteries which gave the Prussian gunners a confidence they had not felt when first crossing the frontier.

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  • The part played by the thyroid body in the internal economy of the organism has also received much attention.

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  • Although we have not reached a stage of certainty regarding their origin, function and destiny, recent investigations have brought forward evidence to elucidate the importance of the part played by the different cells in the various types of the inflammatory process.

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  • Seldom has it happened, since the discovery of the law of gravity, that so profound an impression has been made upon the scientific world at large as by the revelation of the part played by germ-life in nature; seldom has any discovery been fraught with such momentous issues in so many spheres of science and industry.

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  • The Academy, founded in 1818, played an important part in the early educational history of the province, and still enjoys a high reputation.

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  • When the Athenian fleet under Nicias, Alcibiades and Lamachus was at Rhegium in Italy, after the discovery of the trick that had been played by the Segestans, the question for the commanders was whether they should seek to strengthen themselves by fresh alliances on the spot or strike the blow at once.

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  • Fermentation, which was supposed to take place in the stomach, played an important part in the vital processes.

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  • To the discovery of the parts played in disease by thrombosis and embolism we have referred above.

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  • Politically the Rhine has always played a great part.

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  • In his literature it has played a prominent part from the Nibelungenlied to the present day; and its weird and romantic legends have been alternately the awe and the delight of his childhood.

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  • He addresses him as an equal; he expresses sympathy with the prominent part he played in public life, and admiration for his varied accomplishments, but on his own subject claims to speak to him with authority.

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  • He worked fairly, played fairly, lived comfortably, made good and lasting friends.

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  • was played first at, Lille in that year;_) it did not appear in Paris till August next year, and Merope not till 1743.

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  • Large gatherings of spectators are attracted to the first-class cricket matches played at Lord's ground, St John's Wood, by the Marylebone Club and the Middlesex County teams, Eton College against Harrow School, and Oxford against Cambridge University; to the Kennington Oval for the matches of the Surrey club, and the Leyton ground for those of the Essex club.

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  • In the Crystal Palace grounds the final match for the English Association Football cup is generally played, and huge crowds from both the metropolis and the provinces witness the game.

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  • Fashionable society takes its pastimes at such centres as the grounds of the Hurlingham and Ranelagh clubs, at Fulham and Barnes respectively, where polo and other games are played; and Rotten Row, the horse-track in Hyde Park, is the favourite resort of riders.

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  • Besides these authorities, the London County Council, the Board of Trade, the Admiralty, the Metropolitan and City Police, police of riparian boroughs, Kent and Essex Fisheries Commissioners, all the dock companies and others played some part in the government and public services of the port.

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  • The exceptions are, of course, notable, and have played an important part in the military history of Asia from time immemorial.

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  • Hartshorne and Dillon have drawn attention to the important part played by the little Ligurian town, Altare, as a centre from which glass-workers migrated to all parts of Europe.

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  • of Hillah), Nippur (Niffer) - where stood the great sanctuary of El -lil, the older Bel - Uruk or Erech (Warka) and Larsa (Senkera) with its temple of the sun-god, while eastward of the Shatt el-Hai, probably the ancient channel of the Tigris, was Lagash (Tello), which played an important part in early Babylonian history.

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  • - The decipherment of the inscriptions of the XVIIIth Theban Dynasty led, before the middle of the 19th century, to the discovery of the important part played in the Syrian campaigns of Tethmosis (Thothmes) III.

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  • Bonif ace died in 1052, and in the following year the margraviate passed to his daughter, the famous The countess Matilda, who ruled for forty years and played a prominent part in the history of Italy in that period.

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  • The literary value of the Meistersinger poetry was hardly in proportion to the large part it played in the life of the German towns of the 15th and 16th centuries.

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  • They are important because they played a prominent role in the social life of England, especially as eleemosynary institutions, down to the time of their suppression in 1547 Religious gilds, closely resembling those of England, also flourished on the continent during the middle ages.

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  • In fact it played a more conspicuous role in the small boroughs than in the large ones.

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  • On the continent of Europe the medieval gild merchant played a less important role than in England.

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  • Those who escaped capture by Timur fled to the mountains of Kurdistan, and the community that had played so large a part in Mesopotamian history for a thousand years was thus shattered.

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  • Not merely because of its central commercial position, but because of its width of view, its political insight, and its constant insistence on the necessity of union, this counter played a leading part in Hanseatic policy.

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  • Though municipal in its outlook, it is valuable for the general history of the kingdom, owing to the important part which London played in the agitation against the misrule of Henry III.

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  • 1545), all of whom played important parts in the history of Germany.

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  • 10 seq., where a number of places in this quarter are mentioned together (in connexion with the war in Philistia), and their names played upon in a way that could hardly have suggested itself to any but a man of the district.

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  • The people of Rhode Island played a prominent part in the struggle for independence.

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  • His Queen Mary, the first of these chronicle-plays was published in 1875, and played by Sir Henry Irving at the Lyceum in 1876.

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  • This old factory has also played its part in the civil wars of the country since 1840, becoming a fortress whenever Queretaro became involved in military operations.

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  • It is the seat of a Greek-Orthodox bishop, and possesses a Greek-Orthodox theological seminary, two training schools for teachers - one Hungarian, and the other Rumanian - and a conservatoire for music. The town played an important part in the Hungarian revolution of 1848-49, and possesses a museum containing relics of this war of independence.

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  • The new fortress, built in 1763, although small, was formidable, and played a great role during the Hungarian struggle for independence in 1849.

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  • The part she played has been variously judged, and is not yet completely elucidated.

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  • Hence a need was soon felt e ~ of something to dispel the pessimism of the No, and that something took the form of comedies played in the interludes of the No and called Kyogen (mad words).

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  • Even Shakespeare has been played by these amateurs, and the abundant wit of the Japanese is on the way to enrich the stage with modern farces of unquestionable merit.

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  • The Yamato-Tosa artists painted in all styles, but that which was the speciality of the school, to be found in nearly all the historical rolls bequeathed to us by their leaders, was a lightly-touched outline filled in with flat and bright body-colors, in which verdigris-green played a great part.

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  • But although the capital of Japan formerly played only an insignificant part in Japanese ceramics, modern Tokyo has an important school of artist-artisans.

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  • Favourites, too, without governing entirely for him, played an important part in his reign.

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  • He played a conspicuous part in the year 1870-1871, being appointed to command the armies of the Southern States, General Blumenthal again being his chief of the staff; his troops won the victory of Worth, took an important part in the battle of Sedan, and later in the siege of Paris.

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  • He continued, however, to take the side of the dissenters in the questions affecting religious liberty, which played such a prominent part towards the close of Anne's reign.

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  • This piece was played after the fall of the Terror, but the fratricide of Timoleon became the text for insinuations to the effect that by his silence Joseph de Chenier had connived at the judicial murder of Andre, whom Joseph's enemies alluded to as Abel.

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  • Naevius tried to use the theatre, as it had been used by the writers of the Old Comedy of Athens, for the purposes of political warfare, and thus seems to have anticipated by a century the part played by Lucilius.

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  • The inhabitants of Lebanon have at no time played a conspicuous part in history.

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  • All three were renowned warriors and played a prominent part in David's history.

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  • Elsner recognized, in 1846, the part played by the atmosphere, and in 1879 Dixon showed that bleaching powder, manganese dioxide, and other oxidizing agents, facilitated the solution.

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  • Five of his sons played some part in the history of their time, these being Edward the Black Prince, Lionel of Antwerp, duke of Clarence, John of Gaunt, duke of Lancaster, Edmund of Langley, afterwards duke of York, and Thomas of Woodstock, afterwards duke of Gloucester.

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  • Corps for disobedience, the king thanked Manteuffel warmly for the part he had played, and then turned to the young brigadier who had disobeyed orders and congratulated him on having twice distinguished himself in the first fortnight of the war.

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  • Considering the important part played by the Egyptian sojourn of the Hebrews, as narrated in the Scriptures, it was certainly not an overenthusiastic prediction that the Egyptian monuments when fully investigated would divulge important references to Joseph, to Moses, and to the all-important incidents of the Exodus; but half a century of expectant attention in this direction has led only to disappointment.

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  • But, considering the fulness of the contemporary Egyptian records of the XIXth dynasty that are already known, it becomes increasingly doubtful whether the Hebrews in Egypt played so important a part in history, when viewed from the Egyptian standpoint, as their own records had seemed to imply.

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  • To trace in any detail the fortunes of Herat would be to write the modern history of the East, for there has hardly been a dynastic revolution, or a foreign invasion, or a great civil war in Central Asia since the time of the prophet, in which Herat has not played a conspicuous part and suffered accordingly.

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  • The important part played by the residual air in the globe had also been deduced by Osborne Reynolds from observing that on turning off the light, the vanes came to rest very much sooner than the friction of the pivot alone would account for; in fact, the rapid subsidence is an illustration of Maxwell's great theoretical discovery that viscosity in a gas (as also diffusion both of heat and of the gas itself) is sensibly independent of the density.

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  • Licinius, played an excellent Maecenas to his Augustus.

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  • The most important part, however, which this type of instrument seems to have played in the history of astronomy arises from the fact that one of them was in the possession of Bessel at Konigsberg during the time when his new observatory there was being built.

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  • The memory of these humiliations played their part in developing later the autocratic ideas of Louis.

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  • Louis was singularly well fitted by his physical and intellectual gifts for the role of Grand Monarque and he played it to perfection.

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  • In the steps that led to these wars and in their conduct the egotistic ambition and the vanity of the king played an important part; though he never showed real military skill and took no share in any military operations except in certain sieges.

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  • Until the 4th century B.C. it was a dependency of Orchomenus, and at all times it played but a subordinate part in Boeotian politics.

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  • Thereupon, in March 1831, Laffitte resigned, begging pardon of God and man for the part he had played in raising Louis Philippe to the throne.

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  • The doctrine that matter can be divided into, or regarded as composed of, discrete particles (termed " atoms " by early writers, and " molecules " by modern ones) has at all times played an important part in metaphysics and natural science.

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  • ascended the throne he made Du Prat chancellor of France, in which capacity he played an important part in the government.

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  • and Queen Charlotte, was played at Drury Lane on the 15th of April 1740; and he became a wellknown frequenter of theatrical circles.

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  • Garrick subsequently accompanied a party of players from the same theatre to Ipswich, where he played his first part as an actor under the name of Lyddal, in the character of Aboan (in Southerne's Oroonoko).

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  • There remains some obscurity as to the end of their liaison.) From September 1742 to April 1745 he played at Drury Lane, after which he again went over to Dublin.

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  • The old marshal vainly endeavoured to keep his own, Progressists within bounds in the Cortes of 1854-1856, and in the great towns, but their excessive demands for reforms and liberties played into the hands of a clerical and reactionary court and of the equally retrograde governing classes.

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  • Lentulus played a prominent part in the recall of Cicero from exile, and although a temporary coolness seems to have arisen between them, Cicero speaks of him in most grateful terms. From 56-53 Lentulus was governor of the province of Cilicia (with Cyprus) and during that time was commissioned by the senate to restore Ptolemy XI.

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  • In order to serve Indian interests he played off British, Spanish and American interests against one another, but before he died he saw that he was fighting in a losing cause, and, changing his policy, endeavoured to provide for the training of the Muscogees in the white man's civilization.

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  • He at once became a dominant factor in New York politics, and for the next quarter of a century he played a leading role in the history of the commonwealth.

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  • More important is the prominent part played by the Kenite (or Midianite) father-in-law of Moses, whose help and counsel are related in Exod.

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  • In the great work of reconstruction of France now begun by the First Consul, Talleyrand played no unimportant part.

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  • The city was reconstituted after the battle of Leuctra and under its statesman Lycomedes played a prominent part in organizing the Arcadian League (370).

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  • The conflicts between Catholics and Protestants speedily merged into the chronic political rivalries, domestic and foreign, which distracted the European states; and religious considerations played a very important part in diplomacy and war for at least a century and a half, from the diet of Augsburg in 1530 to the English revolution and the league of Augsburg, 1688-89.

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  • 1298), played an unimportant part in German history.

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  • Leibnitz's principle of the " nisi intellectus ipse " was expanded by him into a demon stration the completest yet effected by philosophy of the part played by the subject not merely in the manipulation of the material of experience but in the actual constitution of the object that is known.

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  • Nor is it possible at any point in knowledge to prove the existence of a merely given in whose construction the thinking subject has played no part nor a merely thinking subject in whose structure the object is not an organic factor.

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  • Her officers and troops also played an important part in the Crown Point and second Louisburg expedition (1758).

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  • The hermandades have played a conspicuous part in the history of Spain.

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  • Somewhat later the evidence becomes fuller, and much valuable light is thrown upon the part which the Philistine coast played in the political history of Palestine.

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  • 6, and, for the part played by Damascus, the later vicissitudes under the Nabataeans (Josephus, Ant.

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  • The monasteries, however, played a great part in the educational side of the Carolingian revival; and certainly from that date schools for boys destined to live and work in the world were commonly attached to Benedictine monasteries.

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  • Another important event was the action of the government as regards the question of arbitration between Great Britain and Venezuela, in which Richard Olney, the secretary of state, played a somewhat aggressive part.

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  • It played a considerable part in the wars of Holland with the Frisians.

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  • This "Carnot wall," and, in general, Carnot's principle of active defence, played a great part in the rise of modern fortification.

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  • At the beginning of the 19th century a revival of the popularity of this instrument took place, and quartets were played on four sets of pipes of different sizes and pitch.

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  • Its castle, erected by Birger Jarl in the 13th century, played an important part in the early annals of Sweden; and no fewer than twenty diets or important assemblies were held either in the castle or in the town.

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  • The counterrevolution was chiefly the outcome of religious zeal played upon by the Mahommedan Union.

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  • Acclimatization, indeed, had played a chief part in the settlement of New Zealand.

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  • Again in Tobit a leading part is played by Raphael, " one of the seven holy angels."

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  • Agrippa played a conspicuous part in the war against Lucius, brother of Mark Antony, which ended in the capture of Perusia (40).

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  • His energy and ability were conspicuous in the disastrous battle of Chancellorsvine (q.v.); and at Gettysburg the part played by the III.

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  • This solid played an all-important part in the geometry and cosmology of the Greeks.

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  • The two piano keys played together provided a good example of resonance.

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  • After his release in 1830 he commenced the publication of his prison compositions, of which the Ester was played at Turin in 1831, but immediately suppressed.

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  • But afloat, had Makarov survived, it would have been played to the end, and Togo's fleet would have been steadily used up. One day, indeed (May 15th), two of Japan's largest battleships, the " Hatsume " and the " Yashima," came in contact with free mines and were sunk.

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  • And, to mention a point of a different kind, the parts played by different sections among the Jewish people are such as might be expected.

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  • He made himself practically independent in Saxony, played an important part in the affairs of the Empire, and is said to have refused the German throne in 911.

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  • Frederick was a member of the family of Wettin, which since his day has played a prominent part in the history of Europe, and he owed his new dignity to the money and other assistance which he had given to the emperor during the Hussite war.

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  • In connexion with the installation of the ark considerable space is devoted to the arrangements for the maintenance of the temple-service, upon which the earlier books are silent, and elaborate notices of the part played by the Levites and singers give expression to a view of the history of the monarchy which the book of Kings does not share.'

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  • In disputes between states, arbitration has long played an important part (see [[International arbitration).

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  • The Reformation found many early adherents here, and the town played an important part during the religious wars of the 17th century.

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  • The question was repeatedly raised as to why the prime minister did not take advantage of this patriotic spirit to obtain a corresponding parliamentary demonstration; but it had surprised him, as it had many, and he shrank from the serious responsibility which would have resulted if the experiment had turned out badly; the aged Emperor's need of quiet, and the conviction that the Reichsrat, if summoned ad hoc, would, as for so long before, be of no active use, also played their part.

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  • From the time of the queen's marriage the crown played an increasingly active part in the affairs of state.

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  • The dispute with the United States concerning the "Trent" affair of 1861 will always be memorable for the part played in its settlement by the queen and the prince consort.

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  • He was present, and is said to have played an important part at the passage of Susa in 1629, and also eagerly participated in the siege of Rochelle, which surrendered in the same year.

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  • Three of the tombs illustrate one of the darkest periods in Egypt's history, when the princes of Siut played a leading part in the struggle between Heracleopolis and Thebes (Dyns.

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  • The part which he played during the Hundred Days (1815) was also insignificant.

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  • The town played an important part in the war between Russia and Turkey in 1 8 77-7 8, as the chief centre of the Russian invasion.

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  • Dutrochet towards the middle of the century, and Liebig's application of chemistry to agriculture and physiology put beyond question the parts played by the atmosphere and the soil in the nutrition of plants.

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  • In 1602 the Dutch East India Company was incorporated, and for nearly two centuries this organization played the chief part in the history of the archipelago.

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  • At the same time a piece was cut off the park to prevent the undue contraction of the Place by the necessary bringing forward of the palace, and the pits which played a certain part in the revolution of 1830 when the Dutch defended the park for a few days against the Belgians were filled up. The Palais de la Nation was constructed between 1779 and 1783, also during the Austrian period.

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  • Two cadet branches of the house of Conde played an important part: those of Soissons and Conti.

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  • (2) The Feriae Latinae; in this case games were played, among them swinging (oscillatio); cf.

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  • The Girondists played into their hands.

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  • Some of its constituent territories, however, notably Bohemia and the lands of the Bohemian crown (Moravia, Silesia, Lusatia) enjoyed, up to the year 1620, many centuries of independent existence and played an important, sometimes a dominating, part in the political and religious history of central Europe.

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  • On several occasions he displayed his hatred of the people, although it is stated that he subsequently played the part of mediator.

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  • As early as the 11th century Kruschwitz, Growth the old Polish capital, and Gnesen, the metropolitan of the see, were of considerable importance, and played a Towns.

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  • But the flighty and ignorant szlachta not only were incapable of any sustained political action, but they themselves unconsciously played into the hands of the enemies of their country by making the so-called liberum veto an integral part of the Polish constitution.

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  • Alexander, exaggerating the part he had played in the final struggle, and with some vague idea of nationality in his brain, demanded that the whole of Poland should be added to the Russian dominions.

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  • He played a conspicuous part in the insurrection at Milan in 1848, and also at Rome in 1849, where he had a seat in the National Assembly.

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  • Bryennius successfully defended the walls of Constantinople against the attacks of Godfrey of Bouillon (1097); conducted the peace negotiations between Alexius and Bohemund, prince of Antioch (ll08); and played an important part in the defeat of Malik-Shah, the Seljuk sultan of Iconium (1116).

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  • PATIENCE, the name given to certain card-games played by a single person.

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  • The part played by the gunboats on the upper Mississippi had been most conspicuous, as had been the operations of Farragut's heavier ships in the lower waters of the same river.

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  • Hence field fortifications played an unusually prominent part, time and material being available as a rule for works of solid construction.

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  • From that time he played a losing game.

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  • is no exception to this statement: archaeology has made probable the historic reality of Chedorlaomer, which some critics had previously divined; it has not proved the historical reality of the patriarch Abraham or the part played by him in the story, which some critics, whether rightly or wrongly, had questioned.

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  • Whatever may be the ultimate decision on these intricate questions, the Fourth Gospel in any case played a very important part in the history of the Church and of Christian theology.

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  • They did not greatly differ from the 1550 edition of Stephanus, but historically are important for the great part they played in spreading a knowledge of the Greek text, and as supplying the text which the Elzevirs made the standard on the continent.

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  • Meanwhile the white traders in Fiji had played an intimate part in the internal political affairs of the group, and in 1858 King Thakombau, being threatened with reprisals by the American consul on account of certain losses of property which he had sustained, asked for British protection, but did not obtain it.

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  • In the first county council elections for Carnarvonshire he played a strenuous part on the Radical side, and was chosen an alderman; and in 1890, at a by-election for Carnarvon Boroughs, he was returned to parliament by a majority of 18 over a strong Conservative opponent.

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  • BALIOL, the name of a family which played an important part in the history of Scotland.

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  • Since Phoenician intercourse was in later times supposed to have played an important part in the development of Crete, Minos is sometimes called a Phoenician.

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  • Thus in the history of science Neoplatonism has played a part and rendered services of which Plotinus or Iamblichus or Proclus never dreamt.

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  • He played an important part at the council of Perth (1432) in the defence of Scottish rights.

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  • With the growing anarchy of the capital many of its members resigned and fled, and their places could not be filled up. Roederer himself has left in his Chronique des cinquante jours (1832) an account of the pitiable part played by the directory of the department in the critical period between the 10th of June and the 10th of August 1792.

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  • Above all we can see from the original sources of the Mandaean religion, which also represents a branch of Gnosticism, how great a part the sacraments played in the Gnostic sects (Brandt, Mandciische Religion, p. 96 seq.).

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  • Another characteristic feature of the Gnostic conception of the universe is the role played in almost all Gnostic systems by the seven world-creating powers.

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  • We are at first inclined to think of Christianity itself, but it is certainly most improbable that at the time of the rise of Christianity the Babylonian teaching about the seven planet-deities governing the world should have played so great a part throughout all Syria, Asia Minor and Egypt, that the most varying sections of syncretic Christianity should over and over again adopt this doctrine and work it up into their system.

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  • In almost all systems an important part is played by the Great Mother (µiirnp) who appears under the most varied forms (cf.

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  • It is certainly true that in some way an essential part in the formation of the myth has been played by the sun-god, who daily descends into darkness, to rise from it again victoriously.

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  • A part was also played in this movement by a free theology which arose within the Church, itself a kind of Gnosticism which aimed at holding fast whatever was good in the Gnostic movement, and obtaining its recognition within the limits of the Church (Clement of Alexandria, Origen).

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  • Common to all these is the dominant position assumed by the " Seven " (headed by Ialdabaoth); the heavenly world lying above the spheres of the Seven is occupied by comparatively few figures, among which the most important part is played by the µ rrlp, who is sometimes enthroned as the supreme goddess in heaven, but in a few systems has already descended from there into matter, been taken prisoner, &c. Numerous little groups are distinguished from the mass, sometimes by one peculiarity, sometimes by another.

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  • As is related in the legends, Quetzalcoatl came into the land to teach men to till the soil, to work metals and to rule a well-ordered state; the two gods played their famous match at the ball-game, and Tezcatlipoca persuaded the weary Quetzalcoatl to drink the magic pulque that sent him roaming to the distant ocean, where he embarked in his boat and disappeared from among men.'

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  • That during and after the settlement of 1815 Frederick William played a very secondary part in European affairs is explicable as well by his character as xI.

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  • Partisans found that havoc had been played with their proof texts.

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  • Considering the part he played in this transaction, Walsingham was fortunate to escape the fate which the queen with calculated indignation inflicted upon Davison.

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  • He watched attentively the role played by Russia, and soon observed how much to the interest of France, a good entente with this power would be.

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  • brucei) in cattle and horses laid low with nagana or the tsetse-fly disease; and this worker subsequently demonstrated, in a brilliant manner, the essential part played by the tsetse-fly in transmitting the parasites.

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  • It was early an important stronghold which played an important part in the wars against the English and the Religious Wars.

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  • If this be true, the southern district will furnish a good illustration of an advanced stage of the cycle of arid erosion, in which the exportation of waste from enclosed depressions by the wind has played an important part.

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