Pointed sentence example

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  • He pointed to a blossoming rainbow.
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  • She needs certain facts pointed out to her.
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  • He pointed to his watch.
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  • Alex pointed the rifle into the air and fired twice.
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  • As he had pointed out, it wasn't as if she had much of a choice.
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  • Alex pointed at a white horse prancing along the fence.
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  • Molly woke me with a rib crushing hug as she pointed to a single star-like dot of light gloriously hanging above us!
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  • Giddon swung his arm out and pointed to a patch of flowers.
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  • They were pointed out.
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  • The store front he pointed out was boarded up.
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  • Alex turned to Jonathan and pointed at him, then drew a cupped hand down his chest, thumb and fingers toward him.
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  • She pointed to the two young men, almost unrecognizable in their ponderous gear of boots, rubber coat, and visored helmet.
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  • Meanwhile the staff officer standing in front pointed out something to the general, who looked through his field glass.
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  • Prince Bolkonski sat down in his usual place in the corner of the sofa and, drawing up an armchair for Prince Vasili, pointed to it and began questioning him about political affairs and news.
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  • The insult was the more pointed because it concerned not himself but another, his daughter, whom he loved more than himself.
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  • The Tsar's foot, in the narrow pointed boot then fashionable, touched the groin of the bobtailed bay mare he rode, his hand in a white glove gathered up the reins, and he moved off accompanied by an irregularly swaying sea of aides-de-camp.
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  • Rostov rode in the direction pointed out to him, in which he saw turrets and a church.
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  • The bandage was taken off his eyes and, by the faint light of the burning spirit, Pierre, as in a dream, saw several men standing before him, wearing aprons like the Rhetor's and holding swords in their hands pointed at his breast.
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  • Some domestic serfs Pierre met, in reply to inquiries as to where the prince lived, pointed out a small newly built lodge close to the pond.
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  • On earth, here on this earth" (Pierre pointed to the fields), "there is no truth, all is false and evil; but in the universe, in the whole universe there is a kingdom of truth, and we who are now the children of earth are--eternally--children of the whole universe.
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  • Only we two, Makeev and I" (he pointed to the assistant), "keep on here.
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  • My benefactor then explained to me fully the meaning of the Great Square of creation and pointed out to me that the numbers three and seven are the basis of everything.
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  • He pointed to the two peasants who kept as close to him as horseflies to a horse.
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  • Lisa tapped Yancey's shoulder and pointed at it.
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  • Tammy turned around and pointed at the cake.
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  • The two women laughed and pointed at her shirt.
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  • Martha's voice dropped to a whisper as she pointed to a rickety staircase.
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  • He did so, and then pointed out the location of where he'd seen people, cars, the two horses and the wagon.
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  • Which means this could be your doing, Gabriel pointed out.
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  • She pointed and started forward.
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  • Dean pointed out the peaks that ringed them; Cirque and Teakettle Mountains, and Potosi Peak, all over 13,000 feet, and Mount Sneffles, standing tall beyond the others, stretching 14,150 feet to the sky.
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  • She stepped back as Jennifer Radisson pointed her camera at Faust and his Jeep—and the blue sweater—and snapped a picture.
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  • With his hands free, he unfastened the larger flashlight and pointed it downward, trying to find a path level enough to search further, now absent the security of the totally expended rope.
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  • Dean had run Fred's prints, but as Fred pointed out, it had been many years ago.
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  • He continued to hold it but pointed it downward.
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  • It should be added that Professor Elliot Smith has pointed out a certain peculiarity in its commissures whereby the brain of the diprotodonts differs markedly from that of the polyprotodonts From Flower, Quart.
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  • As I have pointed out, technology may in fact have limits, but we do not know what they are.
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  • Very soon the green, pointed buds showed signs of opening.
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  • Suddenly Mildred pointed with her little hand and exclaimed, "There's the trestle!"
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  • I could not follow with my eyes the geometrical figures drawn on the blackboard, and my only means of getting a clear idea of them was to make them on a cushion with straight and curved wires, which had bent and pointed ends.
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  • Already she began to see quite plainly the little elves in their tall pointed hats, dancing down the dusky alleys, and peeping from between the bushes, and they seemed to come nearer and nearer; and she stretched her hands up towards the tree in which the doll sat and they laughed, and pointed their fingers at her.
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  • She imitated them very well and pointed to the doll.
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  • She pointed down, meaning that the doll was downstairs.
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  • Then she dropped on the ground and asked for its name and pointed to the pump and the trellis, and suddenly turning round she asked for my name.
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  • Just then the nurse brought Helen's little sister into the pump-house, and Helen spelled "baby" and pointed to the nurse.
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  • Finding no trace of the cracker there, she pointed to my stomach and spelled "eat," meaning, "Did you eat it?"
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  • Helen went to the cradle and felt of Mildred's mouth and pointed to her own teeth.
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  • She pointed to each puppy, one after another, and to her five fingers, and I taught her the word FIVE.
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  • Just see how these nestlings are growing up, and she pointed to the girls.
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  • Anna Mikhaylovna looked attentively at the sick man's eyes, trying to guess what he wanted; she pointed first to Pierre, then to some drink, then named Prince Vasili in an inquiring whisper, then pointed to the quilt.
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  • His landlord, who in a waistcoat and a pointed cap, pitchfork in hand, was clearing manure from the cowhouse, looked out, and his face immediately brightened on seeing Rostov.
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  • He pointed to the French guns, the limbers of which were being detached and hurriedly removed.
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  • And there," he pointed to a sutler's tent, "they crowd in and sit.
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  • We must live, we must love, and we must believe that we live not only today on this scrap of earth, but have lived and shall live forever, there, in the Whole, said Pierre, and he pointed to the sky.
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  • She pointed to a lady who was crossing the room followed by a very plain daughter.
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  • He pointed to his manuscript book with that air of escaping from the ills of life with which unhappy people look at their work.
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  • In the middle of a sober conversation begun by Ilagin about the year's harvest, Nicholas pointed to the red-spotted bitch.
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  • The count, laughing, nudged the blushing Sonya and pointed to her former adorer.
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  • Millions will pour forth from there"--he pointed to the merchants' hall--"but our business is to supply men and not spare ourselves...
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  • In this letter Prince Andrew pointed out to his father the danger of staying at Bald Hills, so near the theater of war and on the army's direct line of march, and advised him to move to Moscow.
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  • His sobs ceased, he pointed to his eyes, and Tikhon, understanding him, wiped away the tears.
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  • The officer pointed with his hand to the smoke visible on the left beyond the river, and the same stern and serious expression that Pierre had noticed on many of the faces he had met came into his face.
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  • Pierre pointed to another knoll in the distance with a big tree on it, near a village that lay in a hollow where also some campfires were smoking and something black was visible.
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  • There's our center, at Borodino, just there, and he pointed to the village in front of them with the white church.
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  • Our right flank is over there"--he pointed sharply to the right, far away in the broken ground--"That's where the Moskva River is, and we have thrown up three redoubts there, very strong ones.
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  • That's Semenovsk, yes, there, he pointed to Raevski's knoll.
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  • Those are his quarters, and he pointed to the third house in the village of Gorki.
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  • From Gorki, Bennigsen descended the highroad to the bridge which, when they had looked at it from the hill, the officer had pointed out as being the center of our position and where rows of fragrant new-mown hay lay by the riverside.
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  • Alex pointed his fork at her and opened his mouth to speak, but Carmen cut him off.
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  • Giddon paused at a mud hole and pointed at a track.
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  • Then he motioned to the others and pointed up at Bordeaux, speaking in guttural tones.
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  • My books and pages were rattled off quickly while Martha had pointed to twenty different words listed in a large dictionary.
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  • Betsy, usually as nearly sympathetic as Martha, pointed out there were scads of other missing children we were neglecting.
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  • The door was wrenched open, and a man pointed the gun at her.
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  • The door closed behind her, and he pointed to a chair.
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  • Petite, white, pointed fangs extended from her upper gums to rest on her plump lower lip.
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  • He slid a pointed fingernail down her arm.
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  • When Westlake obligingly opened a map and pointed out various high country locations, he had the Dawkins' rapt attention.
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  • He pointed his finger and snarled, "Remember that!"
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  • We're not starting from scratch, she pointed out.
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  • They carried weapons, too, and their eyes were pure black, their teeth pointed like Jared's.
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  • There was a pointed pic at the base of its handle.
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  • Dean pointed out the obvious reasons he was suspected of cutting the rope.
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  • She pointed down the row of stalls.
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  • I told them that I drank at the pond, and pointed thither, offering to lend them a dipper.
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  • Cade reined in and pointed.
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  • Selyn's squawked once more and pointed.
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  • Carmen mimicked him and pointed to both of them.
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  • He signed "dream" and pointed at her.
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  • He looked down and saw the arrow pointed towards one of the symbols.
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  • No matter where the compass pointed, it led him to the correct body.
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  • She pointed out two finally.
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  • He pointed to a set of narrow stairs.
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  • He pointed to the fortress.
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  • His pointed teeth rested on his lower lip, his dark eyes displaying the intelligence of a being that existed from the time-before-time.
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  • He ran his tongue over his pointed teeth and stood in the center of her living room, pensive and hungry.
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  • He pointed, and one appeared where he indicated.
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  • He didn't have the pointed teeth of a demon, which she hoped was indication enough she wasn't about to make a deal with the devil.
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  • Death gave him a pointed look, waiting for him to jump to his friend's defense as he always did.
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  • He turned to her twice and pointed out the window as the scenery whizzed, but she ignored him, reading instead.
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  • Wordlessly, he pointed to a spot on the floor before him.
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  • Without looking at her, Rhyn pointed to the spot beside him.
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  • Willing herself not to cry, she pointed to her neck and said instead, "Do you know what this means?"
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  • Exposed, irritated, she pointed to the door.
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  • He pointed as he walked, indicating the dining room, the library, the reception room, and others, each sounding stuffier than the last and all marked by polished oak double doors.
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  • For… and he pointed to her stomach.
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  • She pointed to two doors.
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  • She had changed to the white dress, the one she'd worn to dinner that night and the hem touched the tops of her bare feet, which pointed downward.
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  • Dean's suggestion of placing the little fellow out of doors in the trash was overruled by his more compassionate wife who pointed out the resulting reduced chances of January survival.
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  • Cynthia turned on the balls of her feet, still holding the immense knife, waist-high, pointed directly at him.
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  • If you don't come up with some answers, you're going to find the police at our door, asking you some pretty pointed questions.
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  • Fred suggested the pair speak with Edith, Ryland and the others, but Dean pointed out the difficulty in doing so while Corday continued his interviews in the parlor.
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  • She questioned how the investigation was proceeding and her pointed questions forced him to admit he was the prime suspect.
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  • I was so mad, I unholstered my piece and pointed it right at the little son of a bitch.
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  • That's the one time I've ever pointed my piece when I had no business doing it.
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  • She cut his rope, figuring on hooking back up with that Ryland fellow but then his girlfriend showed up and in no uncertain terms pointed out why that was a dead end.
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  • He shrugged and pointed at his first question.
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  • She pointed a finger at Jackson.
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  • Sarah pointed to the piano.
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  • He pointed at the liquor.
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  • He pointed to Elisabeth.
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  • Elisabeth pointed to the corner.
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  • She smacked him, and pointed a finger.
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  • He kissed her again, and as he left the room, turned and pointed to the canvas.
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  • She pointed at the door with a trembling finger.
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  • She pointed at the IV carrier.
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  • She nodded and pointed at the old cypress water wheel.
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  • He pointed his fork at her plate.
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  • She pointed at a picture where Alex and Carmen were half hidden behind another couple.
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  • Kelli said and pointed.
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  • He pointed to the wall far enough behind him to prevent her from butting in.
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  • This time, it faced her and pointed into another direction.  It beckoned for her to follow and turned around, starting off in the direction he indicated.
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  • A slow smile slid across his face, revealing pointed teeth.
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  • The specter pointed back towards the lake.  Katie slowed and watched Gabriel continue onward.  She'd liked Andre above any of the Council members, but his insistence that she go in the direction opposite of which she was headed puzzled her.
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  • It pointed to her other hand – the one holding food cubes - then to the trees.
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  • Rhyn glanced around, not noticing his head had cleared and his magic was contained until Darkyn pointed it out.  Anger at Death – not power – made his blood boil.  You are half-demon.
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  • Katie pushed herself up.  She raised an eyebrow at the word.  Andre pointed to the death-dealer.
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  • She slowed her step and pointed at Gabriel with a questioning look.
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  • The phantom pointed to the pouch with the food cubes.
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  • Rhyn pointed.  The angel sighed and crossed to Kiki.  Rhyn opened a new portal, took a deep breath and crossed through to Hell.
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  • She pointed to the cabinet near the sink.
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  • Detective Hunter pointed out the sights as they left the air­port and drove toward the center city police headquarters.
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  • Hunter pointed out where Byrne's things were found but Dean learned nothing from the excursion.
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  • Dean ignored his stepfather and instead pointed out Jeffrey Byrne's belongings and suggested Mrs. Byrne might want to check them over before signing a receipt.
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  • He pointed at David.
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  • The boy discovered something on the menu to his liking and enthusiastically pointed it out to his father.
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  • When Dean pointed out a nice restaurant where he could collect the lunch he'd earned for making the trip, Fred reached over to the back seat and pro­duced a paper bag, containing two peanut butter and jelly sand­wiches and an apple.
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  • Fred pointed to his notes.
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  • He pointed his finger.
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  • Dean pointed to a small dot midpoint on the page.
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  • Let's say he pointed us in the right direction.
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  • He pointed toward another entrance.
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  • One hand was on the light switch while the other held a gun pointed directly at Dean.
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  • Dean could no longer see the gun but he knew it remained in place, pointed at him.
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  • This gun is pointed right at your heart.
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  • He pointed across the valley.
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  • Carmen pointed to the next room.
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  • She pointed at the deer carcass.
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  • She wrinkled her nose at him and pointed at his plate.
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  • As Mums had pointed out – he could provide it.
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  • Jim pointed at the ground.
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  • Jim pointed at the old Oak tree.
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  • Lori pointed at the red spot on her cheek.
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  • Yully shoved the magic into her from the other side, and Jenn pointed her knife at the Other.
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  • He ignored her pointed tone.
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  • The youth hesitated, then pointed to himself.
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  • He pointed on the map.
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  • As Katie had pointed out, if she had shown a healthy interest, she would have detected something.
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  • Carmen urged Princess up beside Ed and pointed.
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  • She picked up a picture of Carmen & Alex and pointed to Alex.
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  • As you pointed out, you carry a gun.
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  • He poured the rest of his coffee in the sink and pointed at her arm.
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  • She pointed to the destroyed telephone.
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  • Finally he pointed a finger at Carmen.
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  • He pointed to his office.
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  • As she pointed out, Sam would eventually be leaving for a better job anyway.
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  • As he had pointed out to Carmen, they could lose each other in an accident any time.
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  • Clara pointed to a phone on the wall.
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  • She pointed her fork at him.
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  • Turning the light back on, she pointed the beam on the area where the scream seemed to originate.
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  • He pointed at her.
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  • She was barely ten years older than Brandon, which her parents pointed out every time she had a bad day managing the two teens.
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  • He pointed out a Barnes and Noble, and she was shocked to see the crowd outside the store.
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  • With a pointed look over her shoulder, the fiery woman stalked off, leaving him with Toni.
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  • She pointed to the necklace.
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  • He pointed for her to stay where she was in the doorway then motioned someone over.
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  • The head is long and narrow, with a prominent ridge for the support of the antlers, moderate-sized ears, and a narrow and pointed muzzle.
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  • Hansen pointed out that this was by no means the case, for it is more difficult to separate the cells from each other in the gelatin than in the liquid.
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  • In both novels I pointed out the dangers and pains of an ill-assorted marriage.
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  • A peerage was openly talked of as his due, while his own ambition pointed to some responsible office at home.
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  • One double web, fixed in the box, is pointed symmetrically, as in fig.
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  • Among other objects also known by the name of "cat" is the small piece of wood pointed at either end used in the game of tip-cat, and the instrument of punishment, generally known as the "cat o' nine tails."
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  • In the royal Siamese breed the head is rather long and pointed, the body also elongated with relatively slender limbs, the coat glossy and close, the eyes blue, and the general colour some shade of cream or pink, with the face, ears, feet, under-parts, and tail chocolate or seal-brown.
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  • They are magnificent evergreen trees, with apparently whorled branches, and stiff, flattened, pointed leaves, found in Brazil and Chile, Polynesia and Australia.
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  • In connexion with the problem of universals, he held that the diversity of individuals depends on the quantitative division of matter (materia signata), and in this way he attracted the criticism of the Scotists, who pointed out that this very matter is individual and determinate, and, therefore, itself requires explanation.
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  • That to fit the actions and distances covered by Alexander into such a scheme, assuming that he went by Seistan and Kandahar, would involve physical impossibilities has been pointed out by Count Yorck v.
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  • Geology.Many years ago it was pointed out by Elie de Beaumont and Dufrnoy that the Jurassic rocks of France form upon the map an incomplete figure of 8.
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  • Molars in general characters resembling those of Sarcophilus, but of more simple form, the cusps being less distinct and not so sharply pointed.
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  • General form dog-like, with the head elongated, the muzzle pointed, and the ears moderate, erect and triangular.
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  • Canines large and sharply pointed.
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  • Ears of moderate size, prominent and obtusely pointed.
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  • The muzzle is pointed.
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  • Fore feet with five sub-equal toes, with compressed, slightly curved pointed claws.
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  • Fore-feet with five toes, all having strong pointed, compressed claws, the second, third and fourth nearly equal, the fifth somewhat and the first considerably shorter.
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  • Premolars compressed, pointed; and the molars with quadrate tuberculated crowns.
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  • Ears of moderate or small size, ovate, pointed.
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  • Ears very large, long and pointed.
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  • Hind foot long and narrow, mainly composed of the strongly developed fourth toe, terminating in a conical pointed nail, with a strong pad behind it; the first toe represented by a rudimentary metatarsal; the remaining toes completely developed, with claws, but exceedingly slender; the united second and third reaching a little way beyond the metatarso-phalangeal articulation of the fourth; the fifth somewhat shorter.
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  • Ears large and pointed, and folded down when the animal is at rest.
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  • Much accumulated evidence, biological and geological, has pointed to a southern extension of India, an eastern extension of South Africa, and a western extension of Australia into the Indian Ocean.
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  • Australia, he pointed out, has no woodpeckers and no pheasants, which are widely-spread Indian birds.
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  • While the use of the bow and arrow does not seem to have occurred to them, the spear and axe are in general use, commonly made of hard-wood; the hatchets of stone, and the javelins pointed' with stone or bone.
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  • The plan of construction shows three parallel walls enclosing two corridors covered with the peculiar pointed arches or vaults characteristic of Palenque.
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  • Its foundation dates from the year 1030, while the nave is Romanesque of the middle of the 12th century, with much pointed work.
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  • The first choir was burned down in 1213, but was rebuilt in 1242 at the same time as the transept, and is a superb specimen of pointed Gothic. There are five towers with spires, which give the outside an impressive appearance, and much has been done towards removing the squalid buildings that formerly concealed the cathedral.
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  • If, for example, the processus pyramidalis was abnormally small and the processus papillaris abnormally large, it pointed to a reversion of the natural order, to wit, that the servant should control the master or that the son would be above the father.
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  • If the gall-bladder was swollen, it pointed to an extension or enlargement of some kind.
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  • This general law, known as the principle of the "dissipation of energy," was first adequately pointed out by Lord Kelvin in 1852; and was applied by him to some of the principal problems of cosmical physics.
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  • These instruments thus produced, in Haydn's and Beethoven's times, a very remarkable but closely limited series of effects, which, as Sir George Macfarren pointed out in the article "Music" in the 9th edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica, gave them a peculiar character and function in strongly asserting the main notes of the key.
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  • Quite a different view of necessity is the moral necessity pointed to by Kant's " Practical Reason."
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  • That is what Kant contended that the Design argument pointed to, and Mill, proceeding on the Design argument, claims nothing more for his conclusion.
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  • Hydra must, in short, be a living representative of the ancestor of which the actinula-stage is a transient reminiscence in the development of higher forms. It may be pointed out in this connexion that the fixation of Hydra is only temporary, and that the animal is able at all times to detach itself, to move to a new situation, and to fix itself again.
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  • If a polyp, such as Hydra, be regarded simply as a sessile actinula, we must certainly consider the polyp to be the older type, and it may be pointed out that in the Anthozoa only polyp-individuals occur.
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  • It must be pointed out that, however probable Haeckel's theory may be in other respects, there is not the slightest evidence for any such cleft in the umbrella having been present at any time, and that the embryological evidence, as already pointed out, is all against any homology between the stem and a manubrium, since the primary siphon does not become the stem, which arises from the ex-umbral side of the protocodon and is strictly comparable to a stolon.
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  • It has a broad rounded head, short face, large naked eyes, large hands, and long thin fingers with pointed claws, of which the third is remarkable for its extreme slenderness.
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  • The foot resembles that of the other lemurs in its large opposable great toe with a flat nail; but all the other toes have pointed compressed claws.
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  • The difference between these two latter substances was first pointed out by Cronstedt, and in 1778 C. Scheele prepared molybdic acid from the sulphide.
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  • The tail varies much in length and shape according to the species; sometimes it is rounded at the end, sometimes more or less acutely pointed, or even terminating in a filament.
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  • The term parenchyma is applied to tissues whose cells are isodiametric or cylin.drical in shape, prosenchyma tissues consisting of long narrow cells, with pointed ends.
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  • In three generaBlyttia, Symphyogyna and Hymenophytum there are one or more strands or bundles consisting of long thickwalled fibre-like (prosenchymatous) cells, pointed at the ends and running longitudinally through the thick midrib.
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  • Indeed, the tendency to absorb heat in this way, either from the air or directly from the sunlight, has already been pointed out as a danger which needs to be averted by transpiration.
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  • In relation to the latter theory, it is pointed out that some markedly calcicole species occur on sand dunes; but this may be due to the lime which is frequently present in dune sand as well as to the physical dryness of the soil.
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  • Metamorphosis.It has already been pointed out that each kind of member of the body may present a variety of forms. For example, a stem may be a tree-trunk, or a twining stem, or a tendril, or a thorn, or a creeping rhizome, or a tuber; a leaf may be a green foliage-leaf, or a scale protecting a bud, or a tendril, or a pitcher, or a floral leaf, either sepal, petal, stamen or carpel (sporophyll); a root may be a fibrous root, or a swollen tap-root like that of the beet or the turnip. All these various forms are organs discharging some special function, and are examples of what Wolff called modification, and Goethe metamorphosis.
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  • As Darwin has pointed out, this response may be direct or indirect.
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  • If we turn to herbaceous plants, Hemsley has pointed out that of the thirteen genera of Ranunculaceae in California, eleven are British.
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  • Even so small an area as that of Britain illustrates what has already been pointed out, that the species of a flora change both with latitude and altitude.
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  • In 1873 Elwes pointed out that the Himalayan avifauna extended into north-west China and established the Himalo-Chinese sub-region.
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  • He also pointed out reasons for accepting a division of the land into three continents - Europe, Asia and Africa.
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  • This slender distinction was made much of by most subsequent writers until Nathanael Carpenter in 1625 pointed out that the difference between geography and chorography was simply one of degree, not of kind.
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  • It needs hardly to be pointed out why such a purely mechanical scheme was doomed to Jiletapatag.
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  • Mailer introduced the terms Polymyodi and Tracheophones, Huxley that of Oligomyodi; Mailer himself had, moreover, pointed out the more important characters of the mode of insertion, but it was Garrod who invented the corresponding terms of Acro- and Mesomyodi (= Tracheophones+Oligomyodi).
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  • Some of the similarities to the Ethiopian and the great differences from the Australian avifauna have already been pointed out.
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  • Bill straight, pointed, with simple sheath.
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  • The Greek had created the column; the Roman had developed it; the Roman Greek'or Greek Roman had taught the column to bear the cupola; the Saracen had taught it to bear arches of his own favourite pointed shape.
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  • In these buildings, as in those of Aquitaine, the pointed arch is the surest sign of Saracenic influence; it must never be looked on as marking the approach of the Gothic of the North.
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  • With that form of art the pointed style of Sicily has nothing in common.
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  • A Sicilian church has nothing in common with a French or an English church; it is sometimes purely Oriental, sometimes a basilica with pointed arches.
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  • The opportunity thus given for debate naturally stimulated the movement in favour of constitutional government, which received new impulses from the sympathetic attitude of the emperor Alexander II., his grant in 1879 of a constitution to the liberated principality of Bulgaria, and the multiplication of Nihilist outrages which pointed to the necessity of conciliating Liberal opinion in order to present a united front against revolutionary agitation.
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  • It may be pointed out, however, that the social and geographical conditions are different in the United - Kingdom and the United States, and in each country the.
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  • They pointed out that while during the first five years the act was in force there were 315 applications for orders, during the second five years there were only 142 applications, and that proposals for new lines had become less numerous owing to the various difficulties in carrying them to a successful completion and to the difficulty of raising the necessary capital even when part of it was provided with the aid of the state and of the local authorities.
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  • Robertson Smith, on the other hand, a new era was reached, in which the recently recognized existence of Totemism was made the basis of an attempt to give a 1 Scipione de Ricci, bishop of Pistoia from 1780 to 1791, on the ex-Jesuits requesting him to consecrate a bell dedicated to this object, issued a pastoral letter (3rd June 1784) in which he pointed out that the spirit of true religion was "far removed from fetichism," and warned his flock against "cardiolatry."
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  • In the Religion of the Semites (2nd ed., 1894) the theory was remodelled so as to overcome the difficulty pointed out above.
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  • Mommsen (Unteritalische Dialekten, p. 345) pointed out that in the social war all the coins of Pompaedius Silo have the Latin legend "Italia," while the other leaders in all but one case used Oscan.
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  • The means of accomplishing the former have been already pointed out, but they are obviously difficult to carry out on a large scale, particularly in native communities.
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  • He has pointed out that certain areas and certain islands are entirely free from the disease, while neighbouring areas and islands are devastated.
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  • It has been pointed out that this accords well with the Jesuit policy of depreciating the royal while exalting the papal prerogative.
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  • On the other hand, the opinion of Cardinal Pitra, who referred the Physiologus to the more orthodox though somewhat peculiar teaching of the Alexandrians, is fully borne out by a close examination of the irregularities of doctrine pointed out in the Physiologus by Cahier, all which are to be met with in Origen.
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  • But everything pointed to the destruction of the city, which one Jesus had prophesied at the feast of tabernacles in 62.
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  • In 1781 Dohm pointed to the fact that a Jewish father could seldom hope to enjoy the happiness of living with his children.
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  • As has been pointed out above, certain protected Jews were permitted to reside in places where the expulsion of the Jews had been decreed.
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  • The fish is also said to be represented in the oval-shaped figure, pointed at both ends, and formed by the intersection of two circles.
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  • His name is preserved in the Sicilian Minoa, and his tomb was pointed out in the neighbourhood of Agrigentum, with a shrine above dedicated to his native Aphrodite, the lady of the dove; and in this connexion it must be observed that the cult of Eryx perpetuates to much later times the characteristic features of the worship of the Cretan Nature goddess, as now revealed to us in the palace of Cnossus and elsewhere.
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  • In vowel-sounds Syriac is clearly more primitive than Hebrew (as pointed by the Massoretes), less so than Arabic. Thus Ar.
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  • These sides are stiffened, and when the mitre is worn, they rise in front and behind like two horns pointed at the tips (cornua mitrae).
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  • A quarrel with George of Trebizond, the blunders in whose translation of the Almagest he had pointed out, obliged him to quit Rome precipitately in 1468.
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  • It may be pointed out that the several examples described recall a phenomenon which is not uncommon and is well known to anatomists.
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  • In Thamnodrilus, as has been pointed out, there are two series of nephridia which resemble those of the Terebelloidea in the different sizes of their funnels.
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  • This younger Germanus did nothing in after life to realize these anticipations; but the somewhat pointed way in which his name and his mother's name are mentioned by Jordanes lends some probability to the view that he hoped for the child's succession to the Eastern Empire, and the final reconciliation of the Goths and Romans in the person of a Gotho-Roman emperor.
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  • The birthplaces of these persons are still known, and to this day there are sequestered villages, nestling near the western base of the Ghats, which are pointed to as being the ancestral homes of men who two centuries ago had political control over half India.
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  • In September of the same year he was able to announce results which pointed to the means of securing immunity from the dreaded plague.
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  • Whether or no he can be said to have founded a school, his doctrines have become so far part of the common thought of the time, that there is hardly an educated man who does not accept as too clear for argument truths which were invisible till Bentham pointed them out.
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  • It is much more likely than not that some principle which for the moment seems new, some distinction which we may flatter ourselves has not been observed before, has been pointed out over and over again by previous writers, although, owing to special circumstances, it may not have received the notice it deserved.
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  • The cones are very small, ovate and pointed.
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  • Trochus, shell umbilicated, spire pointed and prominent, British.
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  • Shell with short spire, carinate and pointed.
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  • Cephalic shield pointed behind; shell internal, chiefly membranous, with calcified nucleus, nautiloid; parapodia forming fins.
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  • Radula with elongated and pointed teeth, like those of the Agnatha; a jaw present.
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  • Shell external, smooth, heliciform or flattened; radula with pointed marginal teeth.
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  • No jaws; teeth narrow and pointed; carnivorous.
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  • He found that they were wholly inadequate, and summed up his views in a remarkable letter to the Directory (23rd of February), wherein he pointed out two possible alternatives to an invasion of England, namely, a conquest of the coast of the north-west of Germany, for the cutting off of British commerce with central Europe, or the undertaking of an expedition to the Orient which would be equally ruinous to British trade.
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  • She added that all the parties except the Jacobins were full of confidence; and that the nobles now cherished hopes of a reaction, seeing that the reduction of the number of rulers from five to three pointed towards monarchy.
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  • Ia, frons; b, clypeus (the pointed labrum beneath it); II, mandible; III, first maxilla; (a, base; b, sheath; c, piercer), III', inner view of sheath; IV, second maxillae forming rostrum (b, mentum; c, ligula).
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  • If it should be objected that the wings so developed would be rudimentary, and that there would be nothing to encourage their development into perfect functional organs, we may remind the reader that we have already pointed out that imperfect wings of Exopterygota do, even at the present time under certain conditions, become perfect organs; and we may also add that there are, even among existing Endopterygota, species in which the wings are usually vestiges and yet sometimes become perfectly developed.
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  • Many of the excellencies of L'Herminier's method could not be pointed out without too great a sacrifice of space, because of the details into which.
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  • His tomb was pointed out among the ruins of Mycenae and at Amyclae.
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  • Above this is a lofty third storey, pierced with a few large windows, with pointed arches once filled with tracery, which is now lost.
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  • We find it retaining some traces of Byzantine influence in the decorated surfaces of applied marbles, and in the roundels of porphyry and verd antique, while it also retained certain characteristics of Gothic, as, for instance, in the pointed arches of the Renaissance facade in the courtyard of the ducal palace designed by Antonio Rizzo (1499).
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  • Bessarion had intended to bequeath his books to the Benedictines of San Giorgio Maggiore, but Pietro Morosini, Venetian ambassador at Rome, pointed out the inconvenience of housing his library on an island that could not easily be reached.
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  • Where the agreement provides for the insertion in the lease of " proper " covenants, such covenants only are pointed at as are calculated to secure the full effect of the contract, and a covenant against assignment or under-letting would not ordinarily be included.
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  • Egypt.-The position of Egypt as the third cotton-producing country of the world has already been pointed out, and the varieties grown and the mode of cultivation described.
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  • The phrase itself is, as Paley has pointed out, ambiguous.
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  • It should be pointed out that the deposits which have been hitherto of chief commercial importance occur in the old rocks (Carboniferous to Silurian) on the one hand, and in the comparatively new Tertiary formations on the other, the intermediate periods yielding but little or at any rate far less abundantly.
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  • The pointed arch owes nothing to the Arabs; it is already used in England in early Norman work.
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  • The central thread just alluded to is represented in the Nemertean proboscis by that portion which is never everted, and the tip of the glove by the boundary between the evertible and non-evertible portion of the proboscis - a boundary which in the Metanemertini is marked by the presence of a pointed or serrated stylet.
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  • It has been pointed out that the cavity of the sacs corresponds in many particulars with the coelom of higher animals, and in Lebidinsky's observations on the development there is some support to the view that a coelom exists.
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  • In reading the service he altered or omitted phrases which seemed to him untrue, and in reading the Scriptures pointed out errors in the translation.
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  • This conception of him is largely true, as is pointed out above, but it does not harmonize the contradictions of the book, the discrepancies between the piety of some passages and the emotional indifference toward God shown in others.
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  • The cathedral has a Romanesque Gothic portal of 1332 by a Roman marble worker named Deodatus, and the interior is decorated in the Baroque style, but still retains the pointed vaulting of 1154, introduced into Italy by French Benedictines; it contains a splendid silver antependium by the 15th-century goldsmith Nicolo di Guardiagrele (1433-48).
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  • Their language, which is neither monosyllabic nor tonic, has nothing in common with that of the MonAnnam group. It has, moreover, been pointed out that had the Malays been driven southwards by the stronger races of the mainland of Asia, it might be expected that the people inhabiting the country nearest to the border between Siam and Malaya would belong to the Malayan and not to the Mon-Annam or Mon-Khmer stock.
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  • Where Javanese is the principal language, Malay is sometimes found written with Javanese characters; and in Palembang, in the Menangkabo country of Middle Sumatra, the Rechang or Renchong characters are in general use, so called from the sharp and pointed knife with which they are cut on the smooth side of bamboo staves.
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  • Geoffroy in 1741 pointed out that the fat or oil recovered from a soap solution by neutralization with a mineral acid differs from the original fatty substance by dissolving readily in alcohol, which is not the case with ordinary fats and oils.
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  • These discoveries of Geoffroy and Scheele formed the basis of Chevreul's researches by which he established the constitution of oils and the true nature of soap. In the article Oils it is pointed out that all fatty oils and fats are mixtures of glycerides, that is, of bodies related to the alcohol glycerin C 3H5(OH)3 i and some fatty acid such as palmitic acid (C 16 H 31 0 2)H.
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  • He also gave in his Fluxions, for the first time, the correct theory for distinguishing between maxima and minima in general, and pointed out the importance of the distinction in the theory of the multiple points of curves.
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  • In the centre of the plain extends from north-east to south-west a series of low heights, now known as Turcovuni, culminating towards the south in the sharply pointed Lycabettus (1112 ft.), now called Hagios Georgios from the monastery which crowns its summit.
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  • It was not, however, till 1886 that traces of the original circular Greek orchestra were pointed out by DOrpfeld.
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  • It may be pointed out, however, that the story which represents him as boasting of his ability to make a better world than this is of late authority.
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  • In Bulimus the spire is elongated with a pointed apex.
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  • The columns and capitals were all taken from ancient buildings, Egyptian, Roman and Byzantine, and they carry arches of different forms, semicircular, pointed and horseshoe.
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  • All the arches are pointed and slightly horseshoe, preceding therefore by about two and a half centuries the introduction of the pointed arch into Europe.
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  • It differs from the normal type in many respects, as it includes residences for various sects, so that portions of it, with the several storeys externally, resemble an immense mansion or warehouse, and this would seem to have led to an important change inside, as instead of a cloister of two or more aisles there are four immense halls all covered with pointed barrel vaults.
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  • They, however, had no confidence in the arch, which, as the Hindu says, "never sleeps but is always tending to its own destruction," so that the pointed arch, which had almost become the emblem of the Mahommedan religion, had to be dispensed with for the covered aisles which surrounded the great court, and in the triple entrance gateway the form of an arch only was retained, as it was constructed with horizontal courses of masonry for the haunches, and with long slabs of stone resting one against the other at the top. A similar construction was employed in the great mosque at Ajmere, built A.D.1200-1211at the same time as the Delhi mosque.
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  • As a contrast to the Ahmedabad mosques, the Kadam Rasul mosque at Gaur in Bengal possesses some characteristics which resemble those of the mosque of Tulun in Cairo, possibly due to the fact that it is entirely built in brick, with massive piers carrying pointed arches.
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  • Changes of the first and second kind, according to our views of the constitution of molecules, are probably of very rare occurrence; in fact, chemical action appears almost always to involve the occurrence of both these kinds of change, for, as already pointed out, we must assume that the molecules of hydrogen, oxygen and several other elements are diatomic, or that they consist of two atoms. Indeed, it appears probable that with few exceptions the elements are all compounds of similar atoms united together by one or more units of affinity, according to their valencies.
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  • As an illustration it may be pointed out that in the case of the two known types of lactones - the y-lactones, which contain four carbon atoms and one oxygen atom in the ring, are more readily formed and more stable (less readily hydrolysed) than the S-lactones, which contain one oxygen and five carbon atoms in the ring.
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  • The former pointed out that the supposed isomerism was not due to an arrangement of atoms, but to the disposition of a valency, and therefore it was doubtful whether such a subtle condition could exert any influence on the properties of the substance.
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  • Baeyer pointed out that although benzene derivatives were obtainable from hexamethylene compounds, yet it by no means follows that only hexamethylene compounds need result when benzene compounds are reduced.
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  • Guldberg pointed out that for the most diverse substances the absolute boiling-point is about two-thirds of the critical temperature.
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  • At the critical point liquid and vapour become identical, and, consequently, as was pointed out by Frankenheim in 1841, the surface tension is zero at the critical temperature.
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  • In both cases the dependence is clearly on the part of Peter; for ideas and phrases that in Ephesians and Romans have their firm place in closely wrought sequences, are found in 1 Peter with less profound significance and transformed into smooth and pointed maxims and apophthegmatic sentences.
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  • It projects horizontally forwards from the head in the form of a cylindrical or slightly tapering, pointed tusk, composed of ivory, with a central cavity reaching almost to the apex, without enamel, and with the surface marked by spiral grooves and ridges, running in a sinistral direction.
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  • Thus Pizigano's map of 1367 extends as far east as the Gulf of Persia, whilst the Medicean map of 1356 (at Florence) is remarkable on account of a fairly correct delineation of the Caspian, the Shari river in Africa, and the correct direction given to the west coast of India, which had already been pointed out in a letter of the friar Giovanni da Montecorvino of 1252.
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  • The larger variety of the race has a sharp muzzle, upright pointed ears, and a bushy tail generally carried over the back.
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  • Harriers are a smaller breed of foxhounds, distinguished by their pointed ears, as it is not the custom to trim these.
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  • The Great Dane is somewhat similar in general character, but is still more gracefully built, with slender limbs and more pointed muzzle.
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  • Termites rear sharp pointed " hills," often over 20 ft.
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  • In females and young males the horns are smaller, and their bases separated by a space in the middle of the forehead, The ears are small, erect, pointed, and nearly concealed in the hair.
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  • The limbs are stout and short, terminating in unsymmetrical hoofs, the external being rounded, the internal pointed, and the sole partially covered with hair.
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  • Nasal apertures very large, and extending high on the face between the orbits; nasal bones short, elevated, triangular and pointed in front.
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  • He pointed out that if France drove Austria out of Italy she might annex Savoy, but could not prevent the restoration of Italian unity under Victor Emmanuel.
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  • It has high merits of style, being lucid and pointed to a degree.
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  • As pointed out by Sir Adam Block, the representative of the British and Dutch bondholders, in his report for 1908-1909, the above arrangement would have been prejudicial to the bondholders had the public debt not been " unified " (as described below) since, however, as a result of that unification, the ceded revenues now produced a sum more than sufficient for the service of the debt, it was only the surplus of revenue reverting to the government which was affected.
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  • Hohenlohe pointed out that the Prussians were equally badly off, but promised to do his best to help his allies.
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  • Still everything pointed to the concentration of the Russians at Vilna, and Jerome, who on the 5th of July had reached Grodno, was ordered to push on.
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  • The door is formed by a lofty arch of the pointed form guarded on both sides with red bands exquisitely sculptured and having numerous inscriptions.
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  • But however this may be, Christ was the end to which all that was true in philosophies pointed.
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  • Their hinder limbs are shorter than in the true kangaroos, and their fore limbs are longer and more robust, and have very strong curved and pointed claws.
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