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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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  • 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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  • Alex pointed the rifle into the air and fired twice.

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  • He pointed to his watch.

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  • Giddon swung his arm out and pointed to a patch of flowers.

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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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  • As Dulce had pointed out, he was trying to get away from the family.

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  • The store front he pointed out was boarded up.

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  • Tammy turned around and pointed at the cake.

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  • Susie's ears had an unusual fold in the middle so they basically pointed downward.

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  • The death-dealer gave her another long look before she pointed to the stainless steel box at the end of the kitchen.

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  • We're not starting from scratch, she pointed out.

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  • Fritz pointed a stubby finger at her.

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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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  • She pointed to the few remaining breakfast dishes.

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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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  • They were pointed out.

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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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  • 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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  • Dean had run Fred's prints, but as Fred pointed out, it had been many years ago.

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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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  • "But we're ALMOST on earth again," cried Dorothy, "for there is the sun--the most BEAU'FUL sun that shines!" and she pointed eagerly at the crack in the distant roof.

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  • Just see how these nestlings are growing up, and she pointed to the girls.

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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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  • The door was wrenched open, and a man pointed the gun at her.

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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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  • "And Jule," Darian pointed out.

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  • Which means this could be your doing, Gabriel pointed out.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • He continued to hold it but pointed it downward.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • "But Komarov and I"--he pointed to the Cossack--"were prepared.

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  • "They'll cweep up to the garden; you'll wide up fwom there with the Cossacks"--he pointed to a spot in the forest beyond the village--"and I with my hussars fwom here.

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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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  • The nurse handed her a thin blanket and pointed to the phone.

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  • The door closed behind her, and he pointed to a chair.

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  • Jule freed a gun from the small of his back and pointed it at the vamp beside her.

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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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  • "All that supposition is based on her telling you the truth," Cynthia pointed out.

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  • "Out there," she pointed at the road and for the first time realized her hands were bloody.

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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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  • "You're too weak to go anywhere," she pointed out.

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  • Lisa tapped Yancey's shoulder and pointed at it.

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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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  • 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 French," replied Ilyin jestingly, "and here is Napoleon himself"-- and he pointed to Lavrushka.

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  • "My mistress, daughter of General in Chief Prince Nicholas Bolkonski who died on the fifteenth of this month, finding herself in difficulties owing to the boorishness of these people"--he pointed to the peasants--"asks you to come up to the house....

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  • "I would go with you but on my honor I'm up to here"--and he pointed to his throat.

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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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  • "On the feeling that is in me and in him," he pointed to Timokhin, "and in each soldier."

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  • "All right, immediately," he replied to a dresser who pointed Prince Andrew out to him, and he told them to carry him into the tent.

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  • "Here is our commanding officer... ask him," and he pointed to a stout major who was walking back along the street past the row of carts.

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  • "It's here, close by," said she and, running across the yard, opened a gate in a wooden fence and, stopping, pointed out to him a small wooden wing of the house, which was burning brightly and fiercely.

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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 story she pointed out was headlined, Psychic Help Finding Lost Children?

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  • I agreed with my wife but pointed out even though Bryce had tracked us down, I couldn't think of any other slip ups besides Julie's contest that would point to us.

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  • He pointed to a small table across the pub, and she wondered how she'd missed the men at the table.

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  • She whipped around, weapon pointed at Xander as he appeared through the doorway.

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  • "Hey, now, I did bring you here and try to help you," Jake pointed out.

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  • In 1665, physicist Robert Hooke pointed a microscope at a piece of cork and noticed many small compartments he called "cells."

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  • I pointed this out to everybody with provoking persistency, but no one seemed equal to the task of providing the doll with eyes.

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  • I had made many mistakes, and Miss Sullivan had pointed them out again and again with gentle patience.

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  • Fifty imperials... that I will drink a whole bottle of rum without taking it from my mouth, sitting outside the window on this spot" (he stooped and pointed to the sloping ledge outside the window) "and without holding on to anything.

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  • As for them"--and she pointed to the girls--"tomorrow I'll take them first to the Iberian shrine of the Mother of God, and then we'll drive to the Super-Rogue's.

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  • "I give you my word of honor it shan't occur again, and let this always be a reminder to me," and he pointed to the broken ring.

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  • She pointed to the long scar.

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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's a demon lord but not a deity," he pointed out.

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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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  • The bones and blood, the scary man with pointed teeth.

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  • They carried weapons, too, and their eyes were pure black, their teeth pointed like Jared's.

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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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  • "I'll know where you are anyway," he pointed out.

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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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  • "From…. Were you …?" she pointed to her head.

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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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  • "It's not like I have a chance to call you when you disappear," she pointed out.

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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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  • "Gio and Hannah say your life sucks as it is," he pointed out.

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  • For… and he pointed to her stomach.

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  • She pointed to two doors.

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  • "It's nicer than your nickname for him," Evelyn pointed out.

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  • "As Romas pointed out, you have no real life and nothing really to tie you down," Evelyn said.

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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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  • There was a pointed pic at the base of its handle.

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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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  • Dean pointed out the obvious reasons he was suspected of cutting the rope.

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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 didn't demonstrate any modesty when she came to your room," Fred pointed out, reopening a road Dean preferred to detour.

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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 down the row of stalls.

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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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  • "The one thing you didn't teach her," Brady pointed out.

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  • Kelli said and pointed.

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  • "We have no way of knowing where she went or how far," Dan pointed out.

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  • "She made it across Tennessee," Kelli pointed out.

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  • He pointed to the wall far enough behind him to prevent her from butting in.

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  • "I didn't utter them now," she pointed out.

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  • "You've wanted me dead for thousands of years," Rhyn pointed out.

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  • "Gabe!" she said and pointed.

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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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  • "Immortals have an eternity to learn the rules," he pointed out.

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  • It pointed to her other hand – the one holding food cubes - then to the trees.

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  • "I thought you only had one of those," she said and pointed to his neck as he straightened.

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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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  • "I don't know if Rhyn could kill Death, but if he disrupted the balance between worlds …" "He's done that since he was born," Kiki pointed out.

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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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  • Andre's eyes fell to her body.  Katie pointed to the dagger, and Andre shook his head.  She indicated the satchel next.  He nodded.  She frowned and pulled out the contents: food and water cubes, holding them up for him.

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  • The phantom pointed to the pouch with the food cubes.

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  • "I put my duty first."  Even as he said the words, Kris couldn't ignore the part of him that pointed out where he'd failed.

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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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  • "Toby brought me back," she pointed out.

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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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  • "I just pointed," came the muttered reply.

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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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  • "And pissed off the other two," she pointed out.

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  • "We could be dead either way," Dusty pointed out.

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  • "Thousands. And you never once came running to me, upset about a kiss," he pointed out.

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  • "There are no humans there, either," she pointed out.

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  • "I seem to be the only thing standing between you and an army of angry vamps you can't control," Xander pointed out.

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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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  • "Dierdirien, Oceanan," she continued, and pointed to the two territories.

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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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  • "Look," she said in a voice intended for them only, and pointed at the ledge.

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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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  • "I'm the only you've spared," he pointed out.

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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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  • "You know, people do ask questions if someone just randomly disappears," Ingrid pointed out.

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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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  • "You want any woman breathing," she pointed out.

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  • "I'm going home, after my coffee date with my soon-to-be-boyfriend," she replied with a pointed look at Xander.

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  • With a pointed look over her shoulder, the fiery woman stalked off, leaving him with Toni.

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  • "He helped your brother," she pointed out.

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  • "Unless he has a reason to," Xander pointed out.

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  • He pointed for her to stay where she was in the doorway then motioned someone over.

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  • "Calm down, guys," Jule warned with a pointed look at Damian.

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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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  • " Here are my books," he is reported to have told a visitor, as he pointed to the animals he had dissected.

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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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  • 21, 22), but the more refined So we must read (as Robertson Smith has pointed out) in xxii.

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  • 20-23, Zerubbabel is assured of God's special love and protection in the impending catastrophe of kingdoms and nations to which the prophet had formerly pointed as preceding the glorification of God's house on Zion.

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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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  • Fore feet with five sub-equal toes, with compressed, slightly curved pointed claws.

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  • Premolars compressed, pointed; and the molars with quadrate tuberculated crowns.

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  • 5) the fore-feet have the three middle toes well developed, the third slightly larger than the second, the fourth somewhat shorter, provided with long, strong, slightly curved, pointed claws.

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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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  • The stone implements are generally of one or two types: a long rectangular adze or wedge rudely pointed at one end, and used in conjunction with a mallet or flat stone, and a roughly triangular axe-head, which has evidently been fixed in the B too R.

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  • It was pointed out by Thomson (Lord Kelvin) and P. G.

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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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  • The company further pointed out that Mr L.

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  • He showed that if an antenna were constructed with a short part of its length vertical and the greater part horizontal, the lower end of the vertical part being earthed, and if oscillations were created in it, electric waves were sent out most powerfully in the plane of the antenna and in the direction opposite to that in which the free end pointed.

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  • Marconi also showed that if such a bent receiving antenna was used the greatest oscillations were created in it when its insulated end pointed directly away from the sending station.

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  • We must arm, he said, since we have overturned the papal throne, and he pointed to France as the quarter from which attack was most likely to come.

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  • In artistic representations, Brahma usually appears as a bearded man of red colour with four heads crowned with a pointed, tiara-like head-dress, and four hands holding his sceptre, or a sacrificial spoon, a bundle of leaves representing the Veda, a bottle of water of the Ganges, and a string of beads or his bow Parivita.

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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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  • AARD-WOLF (earth-wolf), a South and East African carnivorous mammal (Proteles cristatus), in general appearance like a small striped hyena, but with a more pointed muzzle, sharper ears, and a long erectile mane down the middle line of the neck and back.

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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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  • Apart from the weighty arguments which the development furnishes against the theories of Allman and Mechnikov, it may be pointed out that neither hypothesis gives a satisfactory explanation of a structure universally present in medusae of whatever class, namely the endoderm-lamella, discovered by the brothers O.

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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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  • in diameter, and with the shoots or young branches more or less angular; the glossy deltoid leaves are sharply pointed, somewhat cordate at the base, and with flattened petioles; the fertile catkins ripen about the middle of June, when their opening capsules discharge the cottony seeds which have given the tree its common western name; in New England it is sometimes called the "river poplar."

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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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  • The early histological researches of botanists led them to the recognition of the vegetable cell, and the leading writers in the middle of the ~9th century pointed out the probable identity of Von Mohls protopiarm with the sarcode of zoologists.

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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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  • Labrusca, reappears in Japan), and others; an assemblage, as long ago pointed out by Asa Gray, which can only be paralleled in the Chino-japanese region, another centre of preservation of Miocene types.

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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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  • de Candolle have pointed out, it is insignificant as compared with the outgoing one.

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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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  • The taxonomic importance of the configurations of the palate was first pointed out by J.

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  • 4), pigeons, gulls, plovers, rails and penguins, have the vomer pointed in front while the maxillo-palatines are free, leaving a fissure between the vomer and themselves.

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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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  • p p These had been detected and pointed out by learned ecclesiastics of Kiev, where some of the ancient learning of Byzantium had been preserved, and Nikon determined to make the necessary corrections.

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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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  • but the great majority of couplings remain non-automatic. It may be pointed out that the general employment of side buffers in Europe greatly complicates the problem of designing a satisfactory automatic coupling, while to do away with them and substitute the combined buffer-coupling, such as is used in the United States, would entail enormous difficulties in carrying on the traffic during the transition stage.

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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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  • long, elliptic-ovate, doubly toothed, pointed, numerously ribbed, hairy below and opaque, and not glossy as in the beech, have short stalks and when young are plaited.

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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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  • The sabbath, once a festival, had become more strictly observed, and when he found the busy agriculturists and traders (some of them from Tyre) pursuing their usual labours on that day, he pointed to the disasters which had resulted in the past from such profanation, and immediately took measures to put down the evil (Neh.

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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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  • Mommsen pointed out (Unterital.

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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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  • It was Gramont who pointed out to the emperor, on the evening of the 12th, the dubious circumstances of the act of renunciation, and on the same night, without informing M.

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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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  • of this, a royal tomb consisting of a square chamber, which originally had a pointed vault of " Cyclopaean " structure approached by a forehall or rock-cut passage.

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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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  • 1 It has also been pointed out that the employment of the sign PI for wa and the use of z for s, cited in support of the earlier date, survived in the Kassite period.

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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 pointed spire; a short pallial siphon.

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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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  • h, Pointed extremity of the shell.

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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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  • Although it is written in the form of annals, mistakes are not wanting, and several glaring anachronisms have been pointed out by M.

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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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  • Hence, as has been pointed out by D.

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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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  • Fleming, Fleming already the author of a harmless and extremely orthodox Philosophy of Zoology, pointed out in 1829 in the Quarterly Review (xli.

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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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  • Keyserling and Blasius briefly pointed out in the Archie fur Naturgeschichte (v.

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  • respect, and he also pointed out that the planta of the different groups of birds in which it is divided is divided in different modes, the mode of division being generally characteristic of the group. Such a coincidence of the internal and external features of birds.

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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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  • colias, which is distinguished by a somewhat different pattern of coloration, the transverse black bands of the common mackerel being in this species narrower, more irregular or partly broken up into spots, while the scales of the pectoral region are larger, and the snout is longer and more pointed.

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  • Otherwise its only variation is between pointed and rounded loops and B).

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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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  • As regards the theory, it may be pointed out: (I) that the nature or cosmical miracles - feeding of the five thousand, stilling of the storm, withering of the fig-tree - are as wellattested as the miracles of healing; (2) that many of the diseases, the cure of which is reported, are of a kind with which moral therapeutics could not effect anything; 1 (3) that Christ's own insight regarding the power by which he wrought His works is directly challenged by this explanation, for He never failed to ascribe His power to the Father dwelling in Him.