How to use Pleasant in a sentence

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  • It is very pleasant to live here in our beautiful world.

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  • There was a pleasant reception area.

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  • Pleasant as it was, they had to go back.

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  • Did you have a pleasant Christmas?

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  • Our room is pleasant and comfortable.

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  • Such a pleasant day and evening should have ended with a restful night and happy dreams, but it didn't.

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  • It was very pleasant out in the shady woods, and we all enjoyed the picnic very much.

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  • Alex was in a good mood and it was a pleasant trip - until Felipa made a comment about Tessa's visit the night before.

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  • It was a pleasant reminder of the innocent bride he once knew.

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  • So, when he was eighteen years old, he ran away from his pleasant home and went to sea.

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  • I had a very pleasant time at Brewster.

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  • It's so pleasant when you understand your true talents and realize your superiority makes you capable of near impossible goals.

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  • A little bird had already sung the good news in my ear; but it was doubly pleasant to have it straight from you.

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  • Here I sit, having to listen to a sobbing lady instead of being on my way to more pleasant chores.

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  • It wasn't a pleasant argument.

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  • He wished to help her and say something pleasant, but could think of nothing to say.

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  • It is so pleasant to learn about new things.

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  • Let's just chalk this up to a pleasant hour with a stranger.

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  • I think we all just want to make our new home as pleasant as possible.

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  • The prattle of the little ones and their pleasure in the stories I told them of elf and gnome, of hero and wily bear, are pleasant things to remember.

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  • In 1 774 the governor of Virginia, Lord Dunmore, himself led a force over the mountains, and a body of militia under General Andrew Lewis dealt the Shawnee Indians under Cornstalk a crushing blow at Point Pleasant at the junction of the Kanawha and the Ohio rivers, but Indian attacks continued until after the War of Independence.

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  • I learned how the sun and the rain make to grow out of the ground every tree that is pleasant to the sight and good for food, how birds build their nests and live and thrive from land to land, how the squirrel, the deer, the lion and every other creature finds food and shelter.

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  • I often think of the pleasant time we had all together in Boston last spring.

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  • Just then a pleasant looking woman in her sixties dressed in a western shirt and jeans approached the two.

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  • The woman appeared bright-eyed and pleasant, the warrior-husband unreadable.

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  • He could have stayed in the gym of Cortez-Montezuma High School but the weather was pleasant and he wanted to try out his newly pur­chased equipment under the western skies.

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  • It now remains my pleasant task to direct and mould the beautiful intelligence that is beginning to stir in the child-soul.

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  • In fact it will be quite pleasant for you.

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  • In the evening, when it is cool and pleasant, we would walk in the yard, and catch the grasshoppers and butterflies.

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  • We met Mr. Warner, the writer, Mr. Mabie, the editor of the Outlook and other pleasant people.

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  • Tim's voice was a pleasant distraction.

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  • Thus their evening began on a pleasant note and ended much the same.

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  • Of course I did not know what it was all about, but I enjoyed the pleasant odours that filled the house and the tidbits that were given to Martha Washington and me to keep us quiet.

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  • It was a pleasant escape from the dust and noise of the building going on above them.

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  • How may I direct your call? a pleasant voice answered.

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  • For a whole week it has been "cold and dark and dreary" in Tuscumbia, and I must confess the continuous rain and dismalness of the weather fills me with gloomy thoughts and makes the writing of letters, or any pleasant employment, seem quite impossible.

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  • Oct. 23, 1894. ...The school is very pleasant, and bless you! it is quite fashionable....

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  • They were pleasant spring days, in which the winter of man's discontent was thawing as well as the earth, and the life that had lain torpid began to stretch itself.

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  • It is pleasant, too, to note her thoughtfulness for little children, and her readiness to yield to their whims.

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  • Few pleasant memories lay behind him in that office.

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  • My Dear Young Friend--I was very glad to have such a pleasant letter on my birthday.

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  • The service was a most pleasant experience.

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  • They make a pleasant shade and the little birds love to swing to and fro and sing sweetly up in the trees.

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  • When it stormed before my bread was baked, I fixed a few boards over the fire, and sat under them to watch my loaf, and passed some pleasant hours in that way.

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  • When night came on he stopped at a pleasant roadside inn and asked for lodging.

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  • I think we shall have a beautiful time out in the cool, pleasant woods.

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  • Yes, it's a pleasant smell.

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  • You will have a pleasant journey.

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  • His assassin's gaze was bright and his face healthy, a pleasant surprise.

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  • The shop was pleasant, with comfortable easy chairs in the front, coffee counter in the center and tables to the rear.

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  • The rest of the ride was pleasant.

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  • Both have fleshy caps, whitish, moist and clammy to the touch; instead of a pleasant odour, they have a disagreeable one; the stems are ringless, or nearly so; and the gills, which are palish-clay-brown, distinctly touch and grow on to the solid or pithy stem.

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  • While he didn't look anything other than pleasant, she felt his tension in the shimmering air around him.

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  • I think it is so pleasant to make everybody happy.

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  • But when the bright, pleasant autumn days came, and I felt strong again I began to think about the sketch.

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  • You see, it is not very pleasant to write all about one's self.

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  • We had a quiet but very pleasant time in Hulton.

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  • Housework was a pleasant pastime.

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  • In a pleasant spring morning all men's sins are forgiven.

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  • Besides it was pleasant, after his reception by the Austrians, to speak if not in Russian (for they were speaking French) at least with a Russian who would, he supposed, share the general Russian antipathy to the Austrians which was then particularly strong.

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  • It's a pleasant but no-frills greasy spoon with a relaxed atmosphere--despite the brisk table turn-over and unlimited coffee that keeps its patrons wide-eyed.

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  • Maybe it was hunger or the pleasant company.

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  • Their first and only exchange hadn't been pleasant.

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  • Whatever lay ahead, being with her would make it more pleasant.

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  • Early Saturday morning, the two had boarded a charter bus with scores of bikers for the 372-mile, eight-hour trip to Cortez, Colorado, where they found a pleasant little town abuzz with the activity of 2,000 riders and hundreds of support personnel.

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  • Thornton, an old colleague in the India House, "has carried out her long-cherished scheme (about which she tells me she consulted you) of a ` vibratory ' for me, and has made a pleasant covered walk, some 30 ft.

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  • Of the shorter poems, besides the greeting to Pippin on his return from the campaign against the Avars (796), an epistle to David (Charlemagne) incidentally reveals a delightful picture of the poet living with his children in a house surrounded by pleasant gardens near the emperor's palace.

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  • Pleasant, which rises nearly 200 ft.

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  • The Clos St Jean, a pleasant park, lies to the north-west, and squares and open spaces are numerous.

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  • The town itself is a pleasant residence, and contains a 16th century cathedral church, an 18th century bishop's palace, a 14th-16th century castle (formerly the residence of the counts of the Genevois), and the reconstructed convent of the Visitation, wherein now reposes the body of St Francois de Sales (born at the castle of Sales, close by, in 1567; died at Lyons in 1622), who held the see from 1602 to 1622.

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  • It is of modern growth, possessing a town hall, market hall, free library, technical school, pleasant park and recreation grounds, and an extensive system of electric tramways and light railways, connecting with Burnley and Colne.

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  • The pleasant wooded district was formerly part of Brewood Forest, which extended into Staffordshire.

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  • In its lower course it meanders through pleasant pastures, bogland and pine forests in succession, receives the waters of various mountain streams, passes close by Bunzlau and through Sagan, and finally, after a course of 160 m., joins the Oder at Crossen.

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  • Their kindness to me was the seed from which many pleasant memories have since grown.

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  • Her greatest charm was, however, her pleasant behaviour; for she was "merry in company, ready and quick of answer."

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  • His pleasant manners and varied culture, not less than his artistic skill, contributed to render him popular.

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  • The city commands pleasant views from its position on a plateau, which, at places on bluffs along the shore, has elevations of about 75 ft.

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  • It is a sonorous speech, pleasant to the ear.

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  • Beyond Khush Yailak (meaning "pleasant summer quarters"), with an elevation of 10,000 ft., are the Kuh i Buhar (8000) and Kuh i Suluk (8000), which latter joins the Ala Dagh (1r,000).

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  • Apart from the old quarter lying on the Mulde, the town is well built, is surrounded by pleasant gardens and contains many handsome streets and spacious squares.

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  • Thus it is found that the action of the heart is accelerated by pleasant, and retarded by unpleasant, stimuli; again, changes of weight and volume are found to accompany modifications of affection - and so on.

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  • So persistently does the human ear rebel against the division of the tetrachord into two greater tones and a leimma or hemitone, as represented by the fractions 9, 9, 26, that, centuries before the possibility of reconciling the demands of the ear with those of exact science was satisfactorily demonstrated, the Aristoxenian school advocated the use of an empirical scale, sounding pleasant to the sense, in preference to an unpleasing tonality founded upon immutable proportions.

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  • The after-effects are, if anything, rather pleasant, and the habit of ether drinking is certainly not so injurious as alcohol- ism.

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  • Its finest portion is the Chelsea Embankment, fronting Battersea Park across the river, shaded by a pleasant avenue and lined with handsome houses.

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  • Here are the central offices of the letter, newspaper and telegraph departments, with the office of the Postmaster General; but the headquarters of the parcels department are at Mount Pleasant, Clerkenwell; those of the Post Office Savings Bank at Blythe Road, West Kensington, and those of the Money Order department in Queen Victoria Street.

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  • He speaks of its wealth, commerce, grandeur and magnificence - of the mildness of the climate, the beauty of the gardens, the sweet, clear and salubrious springs, the flowing streams, and the pleasant clack of the watermills.

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  • It consists of an old town, surrounded by pleasant, shady promenades, and several wellbuilt suburbs.

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  • The scenery of Wharfedale is very pleasant.

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  • The viali or boulevards form pleasant residential streets with gardens, and the system of building separate houses for each family (villini) instead of large blocks of flats is becoming more and more general.

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  • Planted against a wall or a building having a south aspect, or trained over a sunny roof, such sorts as the Black Cluster, Black Prince, Pitmaston White Cluster, Royal Muscadine, Sweetwater, &c., will ripen in the warmest English summers so as to be very pleasant eating; but in cold summers the fruit is not eatable in the raw state, and can only be converted into wine or vinegar.

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  • Coutances is a quiet town with winding streets and pleasant boulevards bordering it on the east; on the western slope of the hill there is a public garden.

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  • The Hutberg, at the foot of which the town lies, commands a pleasant view.

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  • Climate, &c. - The climate of Barbados is pleasant.

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  • Wembley adjoins Sudbury on the east; the district is residential, but lacks natural attractions except in the case of Wembley Park, a pleasant wooded recreation ground, owned by a company.

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  • The climate is extremely hot and dry in summer, but the winter temperature is mild and pleasant.

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  • The old fortifications have recently been pushed farther back, and their place occupied by pleasant boulevards.

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  • The botanic gardens form a pleasant and favourite place of resort.

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  • On its outskirts pleasant walks and fine trees have replaced the old fortifications.

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  • Hence pleasure is, on the whole, good, and asceticism reprehensible, although in man's case there has arisen (owing to the rapidity of evolution) a certain derangement and divergence between the pleasant and the salutary (§ 39).

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  • The situation is pleasant and the neighbouring district well wooded and hilly.

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  • Gregory of Tours, in the 6th century, comments on the strength and pleasant situation of the place, expressing surprise that it does not rank as a civitas.

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  • The climate is mild and healthy, and for the greater part of the year very pleasant, the seasons of spring and autumn being more especially delightful.

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  • There is a pleasant promenade, with other appointments of a watering-place.

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  • The outstanding attraction of Ayr, however, is the pleasant suburb of Alloway, 22 m.

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  • The tracts inhabited by the aboriginal tribes entitled Lo Nakpo, Lo Karpo and Lo Tawa ("Lo" signifies "barbarous" in Tibetan), are described as a pleasant country; the lands on either side of the Tsanpo being well cultivated and planted with mangoes, plantains and oranges.

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  • Pleasant north-east winds blow for an average of 150 days a year, cool northerly winds for 31 days, east winds 70 days, west for 34 days.

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  • The surrounding hilly country is pleasant and fertile, and furnishes the town with a good agricultural trade.

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  • Varchi says that "in his conversation he was pleasant, obliging to his intimates, the friend of virtuous persons."

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  • It lies in a pleasant undulating country at an elevation of goo ft.

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  • Its height above the plains and the neighbourhood of extensive forests moderate the heat, and render the temperature pleasant throughout the greater part of the year.

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  • The nights in the hot season are comparatively cool and pleasant.

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  • Christmas Island has been a great source of phosphates of this type; also Jaluit Island in the Maldive Archipelago, Banaba or Ocean Island, and Nauru or Pleasant Island.

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  • The pleasant climate has certain drawbacks; the coastal farmer finds that blights and insect pests thrive in the comparative absence of hard frosts.

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  • As a rule he is careless of definitely rhythmical cadence, though his sentences are always pleasant to the ear.

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  • In Paris, too, at this time he made a whimsical but pleasant friendship. Marie de Jars de Gournay (1565-1645), one of the most learned ladies of the 16th and 17th centuries, had conceived such a veneration for the author of the Essays that, though a very young girl and connected with many noble families, she travelled to the capital on purpose to make his acquaintance.

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  • It is an attractive town in a pleasant situation, with fine broad streets lined with shady trees, and was the first town in Australia to be lighted by electricity.

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  • The king was struck with the lad's bright grey eyes and pleasant humorous face; and Brokman, proud of his pupil, made him translate a chapter from a Hebrew Bible first into Latin and then into Danish, for the entertainment of the scholarly monarch.

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  • In May 1858 the surviving members of his faction together with a few fresh arrivals from France established a new 1 The Mormons said the name was 6f Hebrew origin and meant "beautiful place"; Hebrew "naveh" means "pleasant."

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  • The motion of the train was found to be so pleasant that the queen readily trusted herself to the railway for a longer journey a few weeks later, when she paid her first visit to Scotland.

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  • It pursues a winding course in a northerly direction, and after passing the manufacturing town of Hof, flows amid well-wooded hills until it reaches the pleasant vale of Saalberg.

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  • From Saalberg the Saale enters the dreary limestone formation of Thuringia, sweeps beneath the barren, conical hills lying opposite to the university town of Jena, passes the pleasant watering-place of Kosen, washes numerous vine-clad hills and, after receiving at Naumburg the deep and navigable Unstrut, flows past Weissenfels, Merseburg, Halle, Bernburg and Kalbe, and joins the Elbe just above Barby, after traversing a distance of 226 m.

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  • The principal cemeteries are Mount Pleasant, overlooking the Passaic in the northern part of the city, and Fairmount in the western part; about 1894 the remains of the early settlers were removed from the Old 1 The river channel before improvement had a navigable depth of 7 ft.

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  • The Staten Island Rapid Transit railway extends along the north shore and the south-east side, and there are several electric lines and pleasant drives.

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  • Many authorities attempt to restrain visitors from feeding the animals in their charge, but such a restriction, even if practicable, is not all gain, for animals in captivity are less inclined to mope, and are more intelligent and tamer, if they become accustomed to regard visitors as pleasant sources of tit-bits.

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  • The main railway continues south to Baltimore, and a light railway runs to the pleasant seaside village of Skull (or Schull), 15 m.

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  • Parks.-In 1908 Cincinnati had parks covering about 540 acres; there are numerous pleasant driveways both within the city limits and in the suburban districts, and several attractive resorts are within easy reach.

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  • Between Tenes and Algiers are Tipasa and Castiglione (1634), formerly called Bu-Ismail, both pleasant watering-places.

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  • There is a sulphur bath in the neighbourhood, situated in a pleasant park, in which there are monuments to those who fell in the war of 1866.

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  • The Public Walks forms a pleasant promenade parallel to the wall, and in the centre of it stands a picturesque octagonal Chapel of the Red Mount, exhibiting ornate Perpendicular work, and once frequented by pilgrims. The church of St Margaret, formerly the priory church, is a fine building with two towers at the west end, one of which was formerly surmounted by a spire, blown down in 1741.

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  • The first permanent English settlement was established at Harrodsburg in 1774 by James Harrod, and in October of the same year the Ohio Indians, having been defeated by Virginia troops in the battle of Point Pleasant (in what is now West Virginia), signed a treaty by which they surrendered their claims south of the Ohio river.

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  • On the south side of the town pleasant gardens extend along the old Singel, or outer canal, and there is a large open space, the Van der Werf Park, named after the burgomaster, Pieter Andriaanszoon van der Werf, who defended the town against the Spaniards in 1574 This open space was formed by the accidental explosion of a powdership in 1807, hundreds of houses being demolished, including that of the Elzevir family of printers.

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  • It lies on the declivity of a hill near the junction of the Ise with the Nene, in a pleasant well-wooded district.

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  • Owing to its pleasant situation it has become a residential quarter of Glasgow.

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  • To the west the valley of the Liffey affords pleasant scenery, with the well-known grounds called the "Strawberry Beds" on the north bank.

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  • The dilute acid, or vinegar, may be used to bathe the skin in fever, acting as a pleasant refrigerant.

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  • They are somewhat more pleasant but more expensive. !

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  • The first delegated general conference met at Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania, in 1815, and adopted a confession of faith, rules of order and a book of discipline, which were revised in 1885-1889, when women were first admitted to ordination, and when the Conservatives, protesting against the new constitution, withdrew and formed the body now commonly known as the United Brethren in Christ "of the Old Constitution."

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  • He was well known in fashionable circles, where his witty conversation and his pleasant manners made him a favourite.

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  • Blyth is also in considerable favour as a wateringplace; there are a pleasant park, a pier, protecting the harbour, about i m.

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  • While travelling in America he died at Mount Pleasant, Iowa, on the 6th of May 1907.

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  • By dry distillation the bark yields an empyreumatic oil, called diogott in Russia, used in the preparation of Russia leather; to this oil the peculiar pleasant odour of the leather is due.

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  • The whole tree, but especially the bark and leaves, has a very pleasant resinous odour, and from the young leaves and buds an essential oil is distilled with water.

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  • The city itself stretches east and south from the river, with extensive and pleasant residential suburbs, over a wooded plain enclosed by low hills.

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  • In some cases there is belief in a good spirit inhabiting a pleasant land, and an evil spirit associated with a volcano; also in a future life.

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  • Owing to its pleasant situation and accessibility, it has become a favourite residence of business men of Leipzig and Halle.

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  • Hence the river, already of considerable size, pursues a north-westerly direction, skirting the spurs of the Frankish Jura in a pleasant valley.

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  • The road goes north-west and meanders through pleasant vales and pastures.

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  • Czernowitz is a clean, pleasant town of recent date, and is the seat of the Greek Orthodox archbishop or metropolitan of Bukovina.

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  • This is one of the villages which has become the centre of a residential district, and is frequented by holiday-makers from London, owing to its proximity to the pleasant woodland scenery of Epping Forest.

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  • Belts of shrubbery may be placed round the slips outside the walls; and these may in many cases, or in certain parts, be of sufficient breadth to furnish pleasant retired promenades, at the same time that they serve to mask the formality of the walled gardens, and are made to harmonize with the picturesque scenery of the pleasure ground.

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  • Somewhat heavy loam y are best for potting pine apples, for melons and strawberries, fruit trees in pots, &c., and may be used with the addition of manures only; but for ornamental plants a loam of a somewhat freer texture is preferable and more pleasant to work.

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  • The number of variegated and various-coloured hardy shrubs is now so great that a most pleasant plot for a " Winter Garden " may be arrayed with plants.

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  • Pleasant gardens and promenades extend on the north side of the town, together with a botanical garden.

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  • Many of the fruit-bodies have a pleasant flavour and are eaten under the name of truffles (Tuber brumale and other species).

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  • The older city, including both the Zealand and Amager portions, was formerly surrounded by a complete line of ramparts and moats; but pleasant boulevards and gardens now occupy the westward or landward site of fortifications.

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  • One of the four is inhabited by the king, the second and third by the crown prince and other members of the royal family, while the fourth is occupied by the coronation and state rooms. The Ameliegade crosses the plads and, with the Bredgade, terminates at the esplanade outside the citadel, prolonged in the pleasant promenade of Lange Linie skirting the Sound.

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  • The environs of Copenhagen to the north and west are interesting, and the country, both along the coast northward and inland westward is pleasant, though in no way remarkable.

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  • It is still surrounded in part by old walls and bastions, while other portions of the whilom fortifications have been converted into pleasant promenades.

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  • While the greater part of western and northern Belgium is devoid of the picturesque, the Ardennes and the Fagnes districts of " Between Sambre and Meuse " and Liege contain much pleasant and some romantic scenery.

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  • It lies on a plateau about 880 ft., above sea-level and commands pleasant views of diversified scenery.

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  • It lies in a pleasant undulating district near the foot of the Lickey Hills, to surmount which the railway towards Birmingham here ascends for 2 m.

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  • It lies opposite the island of Oland, mainly on two small islands, but partly on the mainland, where there is a pleasant park.

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  • Johnson soon had an apartment at the brewery in Southwark, and a still more pleasant apartment at the villa of his friends on Streatham Common.

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  • Beyond the walls and the deep moat, especially on the northward side towards the port of Gravosa, are many pleasant villas, surrounded by gardens in which the aloe, palm and cypress are conspicuous among a number of flowering trees and shrubs.

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  • Cape Ann was too bleak, but Naumkeag was a "pleasant and fruitful neck of land," which they named Salem in June 1629, probably in allusion to Psalm lxxvi.

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  • Nearly all its old industries - the coal mines, salt works, linen manufacture, and even the making of iron girdles for the baking of scones - have dwindled, but its pleasant climate and picturesqueness make it a holiday resort.

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  • It lies on a hill in a pleasant wooded district.

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  • He made a great speech on the second reading of the Irish Church Bill, and wrote a letter on the House of Lords, in which he said, "In harmony with the nation they may go on for a long time, but throwing themselves athwart its course they may meet with accidents not pleasant for them to think of."

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  • Returning to Boston in July 1832, he began receiving a few blind children at his father's house in Pleasant Street, and thus sowed the seed which grew into the famous Perkins Institution.

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  • It is built in the Dutch style, and lies in a sandy but fertile plain, surrounded by pleasant promenades which have taken the place of the old fortifications.

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  • It has a pier, a pleasant promenade and drive along the shore, and other appointments of a seaside resort, but it is less wholly devoted to holiday visitors than Blackpool, which lies 8 m.

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  • The first is a watering-place (pop. 2074), with pleasant sands and a chalybeate spa; the second (pop. 3086) has iron foundries, engineering works and fish-curing establishments.

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  • The pleasant situation of the town attracts thousands of people for seabathing.

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

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  • Union with the unpleasant, separation from the pleasant, unsatisfied craving, are each a result of individuality.

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  • So these practices are both pleasant in themselves, and useful as one of the means to the end proposed.

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  • There is a pleasant marine park.

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  • The dry or summer season is considered pleasant and healthy.

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  • The scenery, especially in the neighbourhood of the fjords, is pleasant, lacking the barrenness of some portions of the kingdom.

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  • Princely correspondence was not always pleasant.

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  • At Mount Pleasant is the parcels department of the general post office, and at Clerkenwell Green the sessions house for the county of London (north side of the Thames).

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  • The right bank of the Moselle is bordered for some distance by pleasant promenades, and an extensive park surrounds the ruins of an old stronghold which dominated the Grande Ville from an eminence on the east.

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  • The mineral springs, five in number, situated in the pleasant valley of the Sinn, 2 m.

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  • After a mission to England, by way of protest and appeal, he settled down in the pleasant suburb of Garden Reach near Calcutta, where he lived in the enjoyment of a pension of £1 20,000 a year.

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  • The pleasant, healthy situation has caused Finchley to become a populous residential district.

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  • Occasionally a favoured individual was permitted to escape from this general fate and placed in a pleasant island.

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  • The name Khorrami, or Khorramdini, "adherent of the pleasant religion," seems to be a nickname.

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  • Her plump beauty was often remarked - notably by Washington Irving - in contrast to her husband's delicate and feeble figure and wizened face - for even in his prime Madison was, as Henry Adams says, "a small man, quiet, somewhat precise in manner, pleasant, fond of conversation, with a certain mixture of ease and dignity in his address."

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  • Through all his pleasant experiences of French society, and through the fits of dangerous illness by which they were diversified, he continued to build up his history of the Shandy family, but the work did not progress as rapidly as it had done.

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  • Round the city are many pleasant suburbs, connected with it by rail and tramways; the chief of these are Burnside, Beaumont, Unley, Mitcham, Goodwood, Plymton, Hindmarsh, Prospect, St Peters, Norwood and Kensington.

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  • The town is surrounded by pleasant promenades, on the site of the old fortifications, and has numerous narrow and picturesque streets.

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  • The winter climate is remarkably pleasant as a rule, and outdoor work may usually be carried on without discomfort.

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  • It is the port for the OsborneWallsend and Mount Pleasant collieries, which are connected with it by rail.

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  • It is surrounded by pleasant promenades occupying the site of the former engirdling fortifications.

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  • The up-country again furnished the troops and did the fighting at Point Pleasant, where on the 10th of October the power of the Indians was completely broken.

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  • Other features of the town are the pleasant promenades and gardens on West Cliff, the antiquarian and geological museum, and an excellent golf course.

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  • It is probable that the discovery that an intoxicating and pleasant beverage could be made from grape juice was purely accidental, and that it arose from observations made in connexion with crushed or bruised wild grapes, much as the manufacture of beer, or in its earliest form, mead, may be traced back to the accidental fermentation of wild honey.

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  • It lies on the small river Colne in a pleasant undulating and well wooded district.

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  • It lies on the river Calder, mainly on the north bank, in a pleasant undulating country, towards the eastern outskirts of the great industrial district of the West Riding.

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  • The grain is elongate and of a reddish colour, but it has a sweet smell and very pleasant taste.

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  • They are still included in the pleasant gardens belonging to that foundation, but no traces of the popular Ranelagh are preserved.

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  • On the Mediterranean coast, unhealthy salt marshes alternate with rich plains of pleasant and productive huertas or gardens, such as those of Alicante and Denia.

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  • The scenery of these lakes, though never grand, is always quietly beautiful, especially in the case of Molar, the wooded shores and islands of which form a notable feature in the pleasant environs of the city of Stockholm.

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  • Frequently when the temperature in the shade at Bushire is not more than 85 or 90, and the great humidity of the air causes much bodily discomfort, life is almost pleasant 12 or 20 m.

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  • Beardless and shrivelled, writes Sir John Malcolm, it resembled that of an aged and wrinkled woman, and the expression of his countenance, at no time pleasant, was horrible when clouded, as it very often was, with indignation.

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  • The town has of late years become a favourite residential resort and has greatly extended towards the west, where there is a colony of pleasant villas.

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  • Jagersfontein, which occupies a pleasant situation on the open veld about 4500 ft.

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  • There are therefore in most prescriptions (i) a basis or chief ingredient intended to cure (curare), (2) an adjuvant to assist its action and make it cure quickly (cito), (3) a corrective to prevent or lessen any undesirable effect (tuto), and (4) a vehicle or excipient to make it suitable for administration and pleasant to the patient (jucunde).

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  • While water containing much saline matter, and more especially water containing free carbonic acid, has a very stimulating action upon the skin, mud has a sedative effect, so that in a mud-bath one feels a pleasant soothing sensation as if bathing in cream.

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  • The environs of Galway are pleasant, with several handsome residences.

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  • Frank and open in his manners, fairly truthful, faithful to his word, temperate and enduring, and looking upon courage as the highest virtue, the true Baluch of the Derajat is a pleasant man to have dealings with.

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  • It lies in a pleasant and fertile valley, and is built partly on an island and partly on both sides of the river, which is canalized from this point to the estuary.

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  • The entire revolution which much of his policy underwent in order to effect this object bears too close a resemblance to the sudden and inexplicable changes of front habitual to placemen of the Tadpole 'stamp to be altogether pleasant to contemplate in a politician of pure aims and lofty ambition.

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  • The place was first settled about 1820, and was for several years known as Matson's Ford; in 1830 it was laid out as a town and received its present name, an Indian word meaning "pleasant valley."

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  • The number of matriculated students is usually greater in winter than in summer; the reason of the disproportion being that in the summer university towns having pleasant surroundings, such as Bonn, Heidelberg, Kiel and Jena, are more frequented.

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  • Its situation is pleasant, and it has grown into an extensive residential district.

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  • Apart from its commerce Stettin is comparatively an uninteresting city, although its appearance, owing to its numerous promenades and open spaces, is very pleasant.

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  • The northern part is hot and dry, like southern California, but the southern part receives more rain and has some fertile tracts, with a mild and pleasant climate.

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  • The climate is hot and damp, but has a pleasant cold season from November to March.

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  • The chief places of production are Hibernia (Morris county) and Mt Pleasant (Hunterdon county); in 1907 four mines in the state produced 316,236 tons.

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  • The balsam fir and in the south the red cedar occur in scant quantities; more widely distributed, but growing only under marked local conditions, is the yellow or Alaska cedar, a very hard and durable wood of fine grain and pleasant odour.

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  • Nor can we deny to the Yashts, in their depiction of the Zoroastrian angels and their presentment of the old sagas, a certain poetic feeling, at times, and a pleasant diction.

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  • It is quite uncertain whether the bucolic poems were written in the pleasant isle of Cos among a circle of poets and students, or in Alexandria and meant for dwellers in streets.

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  • He had long been an eager seeker after salvation and was not fully satisfied as to his own " conversion " until an experience in his last year in college, when he lost his feeling that the election of some to salvation and of others to eternal damnation was " a horrible doctrine," and reckoned it " exceedingly pleasant, bright and sweet.

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  • But Canning's position as under-secretary was not wholly pleasant to him.

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  • Banda, the chief town, on Neira, is a pleasant settlement, commanded by two Dutch forts of the early 17th century, Nassau and Belgica.

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  • It lies in a pleasant valley at the junction of the Chess with the Colne, and on the Grand Junction canal.

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  • In due time she started with the intention of being confined at her parents' home, but the party halting on the way under the shade of some lofty satin-trees, in a pleasant garden called Lumbini on the river-side, her son, the future Buddha, was there unexpectedly born.

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  • The whole is surrounded by a line of pleasant boulevards.

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  • Considerable suburbs now lie outside the quarter named after this gate; in the middle ages a pleasant country road led for some miles through partly cultivated land with good wells, as far as the boundary of the sacred territory and gathering place of the pilgrims at Tanim, near the mosque of Ayesha.

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  • It is pleasant to record that the graveyard of those officers who fell in the Kabul campaign of 1879-1880, which lies at the northern end of the Bemaru ridge, is not uncared for.

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  • The neighbouring country is hilly, rich and well wooded, and the pleasant and healthy situation has led to the considerable extension of the old village as a residential locality.

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  • Non invideo equidem, miror magis, was Johnson's good-natured remark, when he was taken over his friend's fine house and pleasant gardens.

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  • The old inner town is surrounded by pleasant promenades, occupying the site of the old fortifications, and it is beyond these that industrial Chemnitz lies, girdling the old town on all sides with a thick belt of streets and factories, and ramifying far into the country.

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  • Bloemfontein is a very pleasant town, regularly laid out with streets running at right angles and a large central market square.

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  • This went to the purchase of Hughenden Manor - not, of course, a great property, but with so much of the pleasant and picturesque, of the dignified also, as quite to explain what it was to the affectionate fancy of its lord.

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  • He sought the company of pleasant and witty men, and thus gained knowledge of life.

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  • In his letters and otherwise we have pleasant pictures of its inmates and domestic life and the occasional visits of his friends, among others Lord Peterborough, Lord Shaftesbury of the Characteristics, Sir Isaac Newton, William Molyneux and Anthony Collins.

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  • The district is served by the main line of the Furness railway, from Carnforth (junction with the London & North-Western railway), passing the pleasant watering-place of Grange, and approximately following the coast by Ulverston, Dalton and Barrow, with branches to Lake Side, Windermere, and to Coniston.

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  • This hedonism has perplexed Plato's readers needlessly (as we have said in speaking of the Cyrenaics), inasmuch as hedonism is the most obvious corollary of the Socratic doctrine that the different common notions of good - the beautiful, the pleasant and the useful - were to be somehow interpreted by each other.

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  • Such love of virtue Mill holds to be in a sense natural, though not an ultimate and inexplicable fact of human nature; it is to be explained by the " Law of Association " of feelings and ideas, through which objects originally desired as a means to some further end come to be directly pleasant or desirable.

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

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  • Happiness, again, is always regarded as consisting in feeling, ultimately in pleasant feeling, and there is no attempt to apply the same principles of criticism which he had successfully applied to the Utilitarians' " happiness " to the conception of " pleasure."

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  • He does not prove the coincidence of life-sustaining and pleasant activities.

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

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  • Similarly he disregards the distinction between pleasant feeling as an immediate motive of conduct and the idea of the attainment of future pleasure whether by the race or by the individual.

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  • Though the fires of martyrdom were never lighted in Iceland, the story of the easily accepted Reformation is not altogether Y P g a pleasant one.

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  • Colonel William Preston, county surveyor of Fincastle county, within which the 2000-acre tract lay, refused to approve Captain Bullitt's survey, and had the lands resurveyed in the following year, nevertheless the tract was conveyed in December 1773 by Lord Dunmore to his friend Dr John Connolly, a native of Lancaster county, Pennsylvania, who had served in the British army, as commander of Fort Pitt (under Dunmore's appointment), was an instigator of Indian troubles which culminated in the Battle of Point Pleasant, and was imprisoned from 1775 until nearly the close of the War of American Independence for attempting under Dunmore's instructions to organize the "Loyal Foresters," who 1 Louisville cement, one of the best-known varieties of natural cement, was first manufactured in Shipping Port, a suburb of Louisville, in 1829 for the construction of the Louisville & Portland Canal; the name is now applied to all cement made in the Louisville District in Kentucky and Indiana.

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  • The grammar school, founded in 1495 under the charity of Thomas Burton, occupies modern buildings in pleasant grounds.

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  • When there is a man on one of them, if the beast is tired and urged to go on, he turns his head round, and discharges his saliva, which has an un pleasant odour, into the rider's face.

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  • But it was pleasant only for those who conformed to the state religion.

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  • There are theological seminaries at Columbia (1828, Presbyterian), at Due West (1837, Associate Reformed Presbyterian), and at Mount Pleasant (1898, Lutheran).

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  • It consists of the old, or inner city, surrounded by a wide and pleasant promenade laid out on the site of the old fortifications, and of the very much more extensive inner and outer suburbs.

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  • While Death is cruel and merciless, and never lets go his prey once seized, Sleep is gentle and kindly, the bestower of rest and pleasant dreams, the soother of care and sorrow.

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  • These springs, of which there are two, occur near the shore of the South Bay, and a handsome Spa House in pleasant gardens contains them.

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  • It is approached from the north by a lofty bridge over a ravine, to the west of which lies a pleasant park.

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  • The situation is pleasant, and the neighbouring coast exhibits bold cliff scenery.

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  • It has a frontage upon the right bank of the Thames, with a pleasant esplanade.

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  • The parks, gardens and drives are extensive and pleasant.

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  • The pleasant scenery of the neighbourhood, which attracts large numbers both of visitors and of residents from London, is described in Dickens's novel, Barnaby Rudge, and the King's Head Inn, Dickens's "Maypole," still stands.

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  • It possesses a somewhat pleasant vinous odour and a burning aromatic taste; it is a highly acrid poison.

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  • The railway traverses this pleasant district of moorland and wood to Silkeborg, a modern town having one of the most attractive situations in the kingdom.

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  • Common frankincense is an ingredient in some ointments and plasters, and on account of its pleasant odour when burned has been used in incense as a substitute for olibanum.

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  • There is a pier, and the sea-wall extends for about a mile, forming a pleasant promenade.

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  • Following on a decided lowering of the pain and touch senses, which may even lead to complete loss of cutaneous sensation, there comes a sleep which is often accompanied by pleasant dreams. There appears to be no evidence in the case of either the lower animals or the human subject that the drug is an aphrodisiac. Excessive indulgence in cannabis indica is very rare, but may lead to general ill-health and occasionally to insanity.

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  • The next morning was warm and sunny, so the ride Señor Medena had arranged would be especially pleasant.

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  • What she was saying was a mystery, but the volume and tone of her voice made it obvious that the conversation wasn't pleasant.

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  • It was all so domestic and pleasant.

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  • He attributed his pleasant disposition to memories of the prior evening with Cynthia Byrne, the sweetheart of Maid Marian Lane.

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  • Having some poor, unexpecting Realtor stumble upon him before his paperwork cleared wouldn't be pleasant.

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  • The two times in his life he recalled people seeing his eyes – which glowed like the red gem at his mother's throat – were not pleasant.

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  • By changing her routine, Mimi's pleasant demeanor was setting a new example for the group.

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  • It's an understated, slow-paced ballad with a pleasant melody, and some lovely acoustic guitar refrains.

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  • The creatures did not look pleasant or friendly, to be sure, and the shaggy man's donkey face became solemn, indeed.

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  • Conservation volunteering is a worthwhile and healthy outdoor activity which makes a pleasant change from sitting at a desk!

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  • And nothing can be more pleasant than the present arrangement of ecclesiastical affairs in Barchester.

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  • The flavor is sweet and full, complex and pleasant; a combination of coffee and chocolate, with a bitter chocolate aftertaste.

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  • Desserts, however, were good all-round, providing a pleasant finale to an otherwise (fairly) average meal.

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  • An extremely pleasant bitter, straw colored beer with a terrific fresh, hoppy aroma.

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  • I've watched the barn owl quartering the fields most afternoons when I've been working there; which makes for a pleasant interlude.

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  • Nice's real sin is to be too pleasant, too untouched, too first world... trop belle pour toi!

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  • I plumped for the Dumbarton which was nine year old and very pleasant indeed, being an obvious prize for whiskey blenders.

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  • Trying to change a sandy bottom is not pleasant for parent or baby!

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  • Wandering through the city's charming boulevards and squares is a pleasant way to spend a day.

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  • We covered 150 miles and found a pleasant campsite on the racecourse.

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  • From inside his head, he seems a pleasant enough chap.

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  • The Barranco Camp was very pleasant and open, nestling in the great cirque of rock at the head of the Great Barranco.

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  • It has a fresh fragrance that makes this all-purpose fast action cleaner pleasant to work with.

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  • Surely God loves a pleasant life; whoever is miserable, he hath a full contentment.

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  • The hotel is set above the pebbly coves of the coast amid pleasant terraces and gardens planted with bougainvillea.

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  • The walk-in starts from a beach and you reach the crag via a very pleasant 30 min walk along the coast path.

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  • A trail has bee provided which circles this pleasant Lough and also provides views of distant rugged crags.

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  • A compact, pleasant north facing sandstone crag with over a dozen routes up to HVS.

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  • It was a pleasant evening and we ate dinner on our boat's spacious back deck.

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  • The noise from local roads provides the major detraction in downgrading what otherwise would be a very pleasant area.

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  • Indeed, she was sure that a pleasant diversion away from the house would be the best thing for them.

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  • Anya followed up with " We were having an incredibly pleasant evening.

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  • When given pleasant aromas such as almond extract to sniff, the women experienced significantly less pain.

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  • On the second floor there is a pleasant family room and a study or 4th bedroom.

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  • Not a pleasant chap, but a shrewd politician who stabilized the Crown, and was able to mend fences.

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  • It is so pleasant to receive a fillip of excitement when suffering from the dull routine of everyday life!

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  • These southern foothills of the Alps have a very pleasant climate, due to the effect of the nearby mediterranean sea.

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  • Tarbert is a pleasant fishing town popular with the yachting fraternity.

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  • The whole set-up was quite informal but extremely friendly and a thoroughly pleasant experience.

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  • And every time I went to Point Pleasant, I carried a gas mask with me.

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  • The first night is spent in a pleasant centrally located guesthouse just a few minutes walk from the city center.

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  • During treatment, patients commonly experience a heaviness in the limbs or a pleasant feeling of relaxation.

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  • Quoted by the pleasant casey's cafe January Jimmy marcello.

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  • It was a pleasant place with a very friendly landlady.

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  • Bought artichoke (rather larger than mine) in arjuna; cook it; pleasant to eat and the " petals " look lustrous.

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  • The Strand is a fun place, a complete madhouse with friendly staff and a pleasant atmosphere.

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  • The marching bands were pleasant, with the drum majorettes curving around in the van.

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  • K.H.R. OLD BOYS ' DAY, 1973 The afternoon was very pleasant for the most interesting soccer match with the School for many years.

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  • Regular use helps to prevent matting, leaving the coat easy to manage with a pleasant fresh fragrance.

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  • Clouds of biting midges can turn a pleasant walk into an ordeal.

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  • It is a pleasant environment with a pastoral ministry.

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  • Miss Kathleen Bessie Pleasant joined as an assistant mistress around the same time.

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  • This cannot have been a pleasant task, for some of the bodies were terribly mutilated.

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  • The weather is pleasant, the traffic noise isn't too obtrusive.

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  • Located on the edge of the village, The Old School enjoys a pleasant outlook to the front across open farmland.

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  • His face was very pleasant; he looked high but not arrogant, manly but not overbearing.

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  • It is mostly grown for the leaves, which have a pleasant, slightly peppery, radish flavor.

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  • Further garden areas include a pergola with pleasant seating; a fish pond; an ornamental pond and a Japanese garden.

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  • Was a very pleasant summer's Sunday lunchtime pint.

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  • Another pack of approaching wigeon produced a pleasant surprise for there was a single duck pintail in their midst.

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  • He started with a very pleasant number played with a slide by his hero Charlie Patton.

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  • Temperature wise, heading out to the English countryside could be a surprisingly pleasant experience.

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  • Its fruit is sweet throughout and exceedingly pleasant; doves delight in it and live in the tree, feeding on it.

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  • Extremely pleasant purpose built offices make the daily grind a pleasure to endure.

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  • At around five o'clock the weather was actually quite pleasant.

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  • The lounge was large and light with plenty of comfortable seating and an exceptionally pleasant atmosphere.

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  • Brief exposure to citronella immediately distracts dogs but does not cause them distress and even smells pleasant to humans.

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  • After the first field which the farmer had just plowed, the walk was very pleasant.

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  • I remember a very pleasant elderly gentleman who frequented Victoria Park, who always had a pocketful of sweets for the children.

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  • Praise ye the Lord, for the Lord is good; sing praise ye the Lord, for the Lord is good; sing praises unto his name, for it is pleasant.

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  • Causeway Head is a pleasant pedestrian precinct located close to the center of Penzance.

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  • He has a pleasant expression in talking, and indeed his manner can be described as distinctly prepossessing.

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  • Playa de Muro beach forms part of a wonderful 9 mile stretch of fine golden sand flanked by a pleasant tree-lined promenade.

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  • The beach at Playa Blanca is divided into at least four separate Playa Blanca beaches with pleasant seafront promenades.

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