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  • I walked by prior arrangement to the Portland Road where he met me.
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  • An ardent opponent of Catholic Emancipation, he delivered in 1807 a speech on the subject which helped to give the deathblow to the Grenville administration, upon which he became chancellor of the exchequer under the duke of Portland, whom in 1809 he succeeded in the premiership. Notwithstanding that he had the assistance in the cabinet of no statesman of the first rank, he succeeded in retaining office till he was shot by a man named Bellingham, a bankrupt with a grievance, who had vainly applied to him for redress, in the lobby of the House of Commons on the 11th of May 1812.
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  • It is served by the Maine Central railway, by several electric lines, and by steamboat lines to Portland, Boston and several other ports.
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  • Portland is served by the Maine Central, the Boston & Maine, and the Grand Trunk railways; by steamboat lines to New York, Boston, Bar Harbor, Saint John, N.B., and other coast ports, and, during the winter season, by the Allan and Dominion transatlantic lines.
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  • It is connected by ferry with South Portland.
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  • The duke of Portland was undoubtedly buried in Kensal Green cemetery in 1879.
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  • C. Druce's will, and also as identifying Druce with the duke of Portland.
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  • In Portland's architecture, both public and private, there is much that is excellent; and there are a number of buildings of historic interest.
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  • The Portland Observatory, on Munjoy Hill, erected in 1807 to detect approaching vessels, rises 222 ft.
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  • On the Western Promenade there is a monument to Thomas Brackett Reed, who was a native and a resident of Portland.
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  • The cemetery also contains monuments to Alonzo P. Stinson, the first soldier from Portland killed in the Civil War, to the Portland soldiers in the War of Independence, and to Rear-Admiral James Alden (1810-1877), of the U.S. Navy, a native of Portland.
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  • The Portland Society of Natural History, founded in 1843 and incorporated in 1850, has a building (1880) containing a library and natural history collections.
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  • The harbour has an artificial breakwater and extensive modern fortifications (Fort Preble, on the Cape Shore; Fort Levett, on Cushing's Island; Fort Williams, at Portland Head; and Fort McKinley, on Great Diamond Island) among the best equipped in the United States.
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  • For a long period the city was noted for its commerce with the West Indies, which began to decline about 1876, but the coast trade and commerce with Great Britain are still considerable, especially in the winter, when Portland is the outlet of much of the trade from the Great Lakes that in the other seasons passes through Montreal.
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  • In 1905 Portland was the first manufacturing city of the state, with a factory product valued at $9,132,801 (as against $8,527,649 for Lewiston, which outranked Portland in 1900); here are foundries and machine-shops, planing-mills, car and railway repair shops, packing and canning establishments - probably the first Indian corn canned in the United States was canned near Portland in 1840 - potteries, and factories for making boots, shoes, clothing, matches, screens, sleighs, carriages, cosmetics, &c. Shipbuilding and fishing are important industries.
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  • When the port of Boston was closed by Great Britain in 1774 the bell of the old First Parish Church (Unitarian) of Portland (built 1740; the present building dates from 1825) was muffled and rung from morning till night, and in other ways the town showed its sympathy for the patriot cause.
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  • The peninsula portion of Falmouth was incorporated as a distinct town in 1786 and was named Portland.
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  • Portland was the capital of the state from 1820 to 1832 and in the latter year was chartered as a city.
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  • Next, south of the Great Northern, lay the Northern Pacific railway, starting on the west from Portland, Ore., and from Seattle and Tacoma, Wash., and extending east to Duluth, St Paul and Minneapolis by way of Helena, Mont.
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  • Thus it will be observed that the five great cities of the Pacific coast-Seattle and Tacoma, Wash., Portland, Ore., and San Francisco and Los Angeles, Cal.-were already well supplied with railways; but the growth of the fertile region lying west of the transcontinental divide was most attractive to American railway builders; and railways serving this district, almost all of them in trouble ten years before, were showing great increases in earnings.
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  • When 14 years old he ran away from a relative's farm in Oregon and went to Portland where he worked in a realestate office.
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  • The quantity of Portland cement made in Ohio increased from 57,000 barrels in 1890 to 563,113 barrels in 1902 and to 1,521,764 barrels in 1908.
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  • Boston also feels the competition of Montreal and Portland; the Canadian roads being untrammelled in the matter of freight differentials.
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  • The shore line curves away, beyond these, westward to the Start and eastward to Portland - both visible from Sidmouth beach.
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  • It is served by the Southern Pacific railway, by the Oregon Electric line (to Portland), and by a steamship line to Portland.
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  • It is formed of Weymouth, a fishing town and seaport on the southwest of the Wey, and Melcombe Regis on the north-east of the river, the two towns being contiguous The situation on Weymouth Bay, which is enclosed to the south by the Isle of Portland, and north by the eastward trend of the coast, is picturesque.
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  • The principal exports are Portland stone, bricks and tiles and provisions, and the imports are coal, timber, garden and dairy produce and wine.
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  • It is probable that the town suffered considerably at the hands of the French at the beginning of the 15th century, though in 1404 the men of Weymouth were victorious over a party which landed in the Isle of Portland.
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  • StMarylebone contains a great number of hospitals, among which are the Middlesex, Mortimer Street; Throat Hospital and Dental Hospital and School, Great Portland Street; Lying-in and Ophthalmic Hospitals, Marylebone Road; Samaritan Hospital for women, Seymour Street; Consumption Hospital, Margaret Street; and the Home for incurable children, St John's Wood Road.
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  • Hannibal is the trade centre of a rich agricultural region, and has an important lumber trade, railway shops, and manufactories of lumber, shoes, stoves, flour, cigars, lime, Portland cement and pearl buttons (made from mussel shells); the value of the city's factory products increased from $2,698,720 in 1900 to $4,442,099 in 1905, or 64.6%.
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  • In 1890 Portland cement works were built, and there is a large trade in timber.
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  • Portland stone is frequently employed in the larger buildings, as in St Paul's Cathedral, and under the various influences of weather and atmosphere acquires strongly contrasting tones of light grey and black.
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  • In 1772 all beyond Portland Chapel in Great Portland Street was country.
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  • The Portland or Barberini vase in the British Museum is the finest example of this kind of work which has come down to us, and was entire until it was broken into some hundred pieces by a madman.
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  • Bar Harbor is served by the Maine Central railway and by steamship lines to New York, Boston, Portland and other ports.
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  • On the 2nd of April he was constrained to submit to the formation of a new ministry, in which the duke of Portland was prime minister and Fox and North were secretaries of state.
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  • In 1792 his ally, the duke of Portland, and most of his party left him.
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  • Doebner ((Leipzig, 1886); Lettres et memoires, edited by Countess Bentinct London, 1880); duke of Portland, Hist.
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  • Soon afterwards he was promoted captain; but in 1693 he resigned in order to become tutor to the earl of Portland's son.
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  • The underground stems (rhizomes or tubers) are rich in starch; from that of Arum maculatum Portland arrowroot was formerly extensively prepared by pounding with water and then straining; the starch was deposited from the strained liquid.
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  • Settling in Augusta, Maine, in 1854, he became editor of the Kennebec Journal, and subsequently of the Portland Advertiser.
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  • Among, the city's manufactures are refined oil, Portland cement, vitrified brick and tile, glass, asphalt, ice, cigars, drilling machinery, and flour.
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  • It is served by the Northern Pacific, the Great Northern, the Oregon & Washington, and the Spokane, Portland & Seattle railways, and by steamship lines, being accessible to sea-going vessels; a ferry connects with the Portland Electric railway.
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  • Among the leading products are those of the furnaces, foundries and machine shops, flour and grist mills, planing mills, creameries, bridge and iron works, publishing houses and a packing house; and brick, tile, pottery, patent medicines, furniture, caskets, tombstones, carriages, farm machinery, Portland cement, glue, gloves and?hosiery.
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  • In 1653 Deane was with Blake in command at the battle off Portland and later took the most prominent and active part in the refitting of the fleet on the reorganization of the naval service.
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  • Biddeford is served by the Boston & Maine railway, and is connected by electric lines with Portland and with Old Orchard Beach, a popular summer resort north of the Saco river.
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  • South Portland is served by the Boston & Maine railway.
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  • At Spring Point is Fort Preble, established in 1808 and now a coast artillery station; and at Portland Head is Fort Williams. The city has steel-rolling mills, car shops of the Boston & Maine railway, and ship-building interests, and manufactures marine hardware and varnish.
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  • South Portland was part of the old town of Cape Elizabeth (pop. in woo, 887) until March 1895; the legislature granted it a city charter in 1895, which was not accepted by the town until December 1898.
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  • Limestone and clay suitable for making Portland cement are also found in Ulster county and elsewhere, and the production of this increased from 65,000 Barrels in 1890 to 2,290,955 barrels in 1908.
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  • In the neighbourhood of Glens Falls are valuable quarries of black marble and limestone, and lime, plaster and Portland cement works.
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  • The Northern Pacific sends a branch line south from Tacoma parallel with the coast to Portland on the Columbia river, where it meets the Southern Pacific and the Oregon Railroad & Navigation Company's line (a subsidiary of the Union Pacific), thus affording communication southwards, and up the valley of the Columbia to the east.
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  • The Spokane, Portland & Seattle railway connects the three cities named by way of the Columbia Valley; and the Spokane & Inland Empire sends a line eastward into Idaho to the Coeur d'Alene country and another through the south-eastern part of the state into Nevada.
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  • The main towers consist of a skeleton of steel, enclosed in a facing of granite and Portland stone, backed with brickwork.
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  • These can be sunk to almost any depth or brought up to any height, and are filled with Portland cement concrete.
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  • As early as 1700 it was possible to ride from Portland, Maine, to southern Virginia, sleeping each night at some considerable village.
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  • The most famous mines have been the "Independence" (1891) and the "Portland" (1892).
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  • After the short ministry of Shelburne, succeeding the death of Rockingham, the duke of Portland was selected by Fox and North as a "convenient cipher" to become the head of the coalition ministry, to the formation of which the king was with great reluctance compelled to give his assent.
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  • The manufacture of Portland cement is of greater importance.
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  • It presents four fronts, that facing the river being of Portland stone, in the Doric order, while the rest are of granite.
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  • Though Halifax and St John are open in winter, much of the winter trade eastwards is done through American harbours, especially Portland, Maine, owing to the shorter railway journey.
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  • This was distinctly unfavourable to Canada's claims, since it excluded Canadians from all ocean inlets as far south as the Portland Channel, and in that channel gave to Canada only two of the four islands claimed.
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  • After being elected for Harwich in 1807, he accepted the same office under the duke of Portland, but he withdrew from the ministry along with Canning in 1809.
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  • He lived at Falmouth (now Portland, Maine) until the Indians destroyed it in 1690, when he removed to Wells.
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  • Its medieval importance as the only shelter between Portland Roads and the river Exe caused the burgesses to receive grants of quayage for its maintenance in 1335 and many subsequent years, while its convenience probably did much to bring upon Lyme the unsuccessful siege by Prince Maurice in 1644.
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  • Nearly the whole society thereupon withdrew to Portland Chapel.
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  • Competition produced in Lehigh county the first successful Portland cement plant in the United States in 1870.
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  • The matrix most commonly used is Portland cement, by far the best and strongest of them all.
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  • Here it will only be said that before using Portland cement very careful tests should be made to ascertain its quality and condition.
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  • It has been to a great extent superseded by Portland cement, on account of the much greater strength of the latter, though lime concrete is still used in many places for dry foundations and small structures.
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  • Experience shows that, although spherical pebbles are to be avoided, Portland cement adheres tightly to smooth flint surfaces, and that rough stones often give a less compact concrete than smooth ones on account of the difficulty of bedding them into the matrix when laying the concrete.
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  • When mixed the concrete is carried at once to the position required, and if the matrix is quick-setting Portland cement this operation must not be delayed.
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  • The safe tensile strength of Portland cement concrete would be something like one-tenth of its compressive strength, and might be far less.
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  • In regard to durability good Portland cement concrete is one of the most durable materials known.
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  • Good Portland cement is so much stronger than any lime that there are few situations where it is not cheaper as well as better to use the former, because, although cement is the more expensive matrix, a smaller proportion of it will suffice for use.
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  • Portland cement concrete, on the other hand, may be used without fear in sea-water, provided that certain reasonable precautions are taken.
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  • Considerable alarm was created about the year 1887 by the failure of two or three large structures of Portland cement concrete exposed to seawater, both in England and other countries.
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  • The matter was carefully investigated, and it was found that the sulphate of magnesia in the sea-water has a decomposing action on Portland cements, especially those which contain a large proportion of lime or even of alumina.
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  • Indeed, no Portland cement is free from the liability to be decomposed by sea-water, and on a moderate scale this action is always going on more or less.
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  • On the other hand, if the concrete is rough and porous the sea-water will gradually eat into the heart of the structure, especially in a case like a dam, where the water, being higher on one side than the other, constantly forces its way through the rough material, and decomposes the Portland cement it contains.
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  • At one time Portland cement concrete was considered to be lacking in fireproof qualities, but now it is regarded as one of the best fire-resisting materials known.
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  • The matrix should be Portland cement, and the nature of the aggregate is important.
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  • The concrete itself should always be the very best quality, and Portland cement should be used on account of its superiority to all others.
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  • Stone copings are best, but they are costly, and Portland cement is sometimes substituted.
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  • There is good farming land in the vicinity and Alpena has lumber and shingle mills, pulp works, Portland cement manufactories and tanneries; in 1905 the city's factory products were valued at $2,905,263.
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  • Warden's Account of the Private Life and Public Services of Salmon Portland Chase (Cincinnati, 1874) deals more fully with Chase's private life.
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  • The product termed slag cement sets slowly, but ultimately attains a strength scarcely inferior to that of Portland cement.
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  • Cements of the Portland type differ in kind from those of the pozzuolanic class; they are not mechanical mixtures of lime and active silica ready to unite under suitable conditions, but consist of definite chemical compounds of lime and silica and lime and alumina, which, when mixed with water, combine therewith, forming crystalline substances of great mechanical strength, and capable of adhering firmly to clean inert material, such as stone and sand.
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  • The earliest forms of cements of the Portland class were the hydraulic limes.
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  • Some of these naturally possess a composition differing but little from that of the mixture of raw materials artificially prepared for the manufacture of Portland cement itself.
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  • Among those who experimented in this direction was Joseph Aspdin, of Leeds, who added clay to finely ground limestone, calcined the mixture, and ground the product, which he called Portland cement.
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  • The only connexion between Portland cement and the place Portland is that the cement when set somewhat resembles Portland stone in colour.
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  • True, it is possible to manufacture Portland cement from Portland stone (after adding a suitable quantity of clay), but this is merely because Portland stone is substantially carbonate of lime; any other limestone would serve equally well.
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  • Although Portland cement is later in date than either Roman cement or hydraulic lime, yet on account of its greater industrial importance, and of the fact that, being an artificial product, it is of approximately uniform composition and properties, it may conveniently be treated of first.
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  • The greater part of the Portland cement made in England is manufactured on the Thames and Medway.
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  • Many different forms of kiln are used for burning Portland cement.
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  • The material is then in a partially burnt and slightly sintered state, but it is not fully clinkered and would not make Portland cement.
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  • Another method of making Portland cement which has been proposed and tried with some success consists in fusing the raw materials together in an apparatus of the type of a blast furnace.
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  • Portland cement clinker, however produced, is a hard, rock-like substance of semi-vitrified appearance and very dark colour.
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  • The composition of Portland cement varies within comparatively narrow limits, and for given raw materials the variations are tending = to become smaller as regularity and skill in manufacture Compost increase.
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  • As the outcome of these inquiries it has been established that tricalcium silicate 3CaO S10 2 is the essential constituent of Portland cement.
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  • The remaining silicates and aluminates present, and ferric oxide and magnesia, if existing in the moderate quantities which are usual in Portland cement of good quality, are of minor importance and may be regarded as little more than impurities.
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  • The silicates and aluminates of which Portland cement is composed are believed to exist not as individual units but as solid solutions of each other, these solid solutions taking the form of minerals recognizable as individuals.
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  • Celite is little affected by water, and has but small influence on the setting; alite is decomposed and hydrated, this action constituting the main part of the setting of Portland cement.
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  • In fact, excellent Portland cement can be prepared from materials free from iron.
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  • Magnesia, if present in Portland cement in quantity not exceeding 5%, appears to be inert, but there is evidence that in larger proportion, e.g.
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  • Another constituent of Portland cement which influences 1 V ..
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  • It will be observed that in the hydration of tricalcium silicate, the main constituent of Portland cement, a large portion of the lime appears as calcium hydroxide, i.e.
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  • The ultimate product when set may be regarded as a mixed Portland and pozzuolanic cement.
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  • The quality of Portland cement is ascertained by its analysis and by determining its specific gravity, fineness, mechanical strength Tesfing.
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  • Hydraulic Lime is a cement of the Portland as distinct from the pozzuolanic class.
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  • English hydraulic limes are of a different class; they contain a good deal of alumina and ferric oxide, and in composition resemble somewhat irregular Portland cement.
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  • The product may then be regarded as a cement of the Portland class mixed with slaked lime.
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  • When gauged with water and made into a mortar it sets slowly, but ultimately becomes almost as strong as Portland cement.
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  • A case in point is the employment of hydraulic lime in place of Portland cement as grouting outside the cast-iron tubes used for lining tunnels made by the shield system.
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  • Roman Cement is another cement of the Portland class which came into use shortly before the manufacture of artificial Portland cement was attempted.
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  • They may be regarded as badly-mixed Portland cements, and need no special description.
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  • It is made by granulating blast furnace slag of suitable composition and finely grinding the product, either alone or with an admixture of about To% of Portland cement clinker.
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  • The particular method of granulating slag for Passow cement produces a material which sets per se and attains a strength comparable with that of Portland cement.
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  • The chief use of hydraulic cements, whether of the pozzuolanic or Portland class, is to act as an adhesive material in work which is to be exposed to water.
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  • A glass cup with reliefs carved in the blue and white technique of the Portland Vase, representing a pastoral sacrifice, which was sold by auction in Paris in 1912 for 64,000 francs, was said to have come from Heraclea Pontica.
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  • The cement deposits are also of value, natural cement being valued at $118,221 and Portland cement at $2,461,494 in 1906.
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  • He was a clerk in a store at Strafford in 1825 - 1828, and at Portland, Maine, in 1828-1831, and was a merchant and then a farmer in his native town in 1831-1855.
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  • Attempts have been made to use it in the manufacture of Portland cement, but without much success.
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  • He was a member of the Maine House of Representatives in 1868-69 and of the state Senate in 1870, was attorney-general of the state in 1870-72, and was city solicitor of Portland in 18 74-77.
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  • The construction of a harbour of refuge at Portland had been recommended in 1845; in 1847 an act was passed to facilitate the purchase of land there, and a sum of money was taken in the estimates for the erection of a prison which was begun next year.
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  • It is now passed at a public works prison; either at Aylesbury (females), Borstal, Dartmoor, Parkhurst or Portland.
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  • For administrative convenience the "stars" - whose name comes from the scrap of crimson cloth worn on cap and jacket sleeve - have been generally concentrated at Portland, and employed in labours specially allotted to them, for the most part demanding a higher rate of intelligence than the general average shown by convicts.
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  • Deposits of true chalk are utilized in the manufacture of Portland cement for local markets.
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  • In Kay Park (484 acres), purchased from the duke of Portland for 90co, stands the Burns Memorial, consisting of two storeys and a tower, and containing a museum in which have been placed many important MSS.
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  • Marl is found in the south part of the state; limestone most largely in the north part of the lower peninsula, and the east part of the upper peninsula; and the production of Portland cement increased rapidly from 77,000 barrels in 1898 to 3,572,668 in 1907.
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  • After graduating at Bowdoin College in 1823, he studied law, and in 1827 was admitted to the bar, eventually settling in Portland, Main, where for two years he was associated in practice with his father, Samuel Fessenden (1784-1869), a prominent lawyer and anti-slavery leader.
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  • He died at Portland, Maine, on the 6th of September 1869.
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  • In Warren and Sussex counties are abundant materials for the manufacture of Portland cement, an industry that has attained importance since 1892; in the value of its product in 1907 ($4,73 8, 5 16) New Jersey was surpassed only by Pennsylvania.
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  • Through the interest of his guardians Lord Malmesbury and Lord Chichester, the duke of Portland made him one of the junior lords of the Admiralty on the formation of his administration in 1807.
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  • The escarpment runs north from Portland Island on the English Channel, curves north-eastward as the Cotteswold Hills, rising abruptly from the Severn plain to heights of over Iwo ft.; it sinks to insignificance in the Midland counties, is again clearly marked in Lincolnshire, and rises in the North Yorkshire moors to its maximum height of over 1500 ft.
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  • The range of latitude from Point Barrow in the Arctic Ocean to Cape Muzon is almost 17 degrees - as great as from New Orleans to Duluth; the range of longitude from Attu Island to the head of Portland Canal is 58 degrees - considerably greater than from New York to San Francisco.
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  • Most remarkable are the inlets known as Portland Canal and Lynn Canal (continuing Chatham Strait).
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  • Both Portland Canal and Lynn Canal are of historical importance, as the question of the true location of the first and the commercial importance to Canada or to the United States of the possession of the second, were the crucial contentions in the disputes over the Alaska-Canadian boundary.
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  • The boundary dispute involved the interpretation of the words, quoted above, in the treaties of 1825 and 1867 defining the boundary of the Russian (later American) possessions, and also the determining of the location of Portland Canal, and the question whether the coastal girdle should cross or pass around the heads of the fjords of the coast.
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  • Portland, Lewiston, Biddeford, and Auburn are the leading manufacturing cities, and in 1905 the total value of their manufactures was 21.5% of those of the entire state.
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  • The principal railway systems are the Maine Central, which enters every county but one, the Boston & Maine, the Bangor & Aroostook, the Grand Trunk and the Canadian Pacific. Lines of steamboats ply regularly between the largest cities of the state and Boston, between Portland and New York, and between Portland and several Canadian ports.
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  • The foreign trade, especially that with the West Indies and with Great Britain, decreased after 1875, and yet much trade from the West that goes to Montreal during the warmer months passes through Portland during the winter season.
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  • Fish, canned goods, potatoes, granite, lime, paper, and boots and shoes are also exported to foreign countries to some extent, but they are shipped in larger quantities to other states of the Union, from which Maine receives in return cotton, coal, iron, oil, &c. The ports of entry in Maine are Bangor, Bath, Belfast, Castine, Eastport, Ellsworth, Houlton, Kennebunk, Machias, Portland, Wiscasset and York.
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  • The state penal and reformatory institutions consist of the state prison at Thomaston, the state (reform) school for boys at South Portland, and a state industrial school for girls at Hallowell, established in 1875 and taken over by the state in 1899.
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  • Besides the strictly state institutions, there are a number of private charitable institutions which are assisted by state funds; among these are the eye and ear infirmary at Portland, the Maine state sanatorium at Hebron for the treatment of tuberculosis, and various hospitals, orphanages, &c. The national government has a branch of the national home for disabled volunteer soldiers at Togus, and a marine hospital at Portland.
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  • In 1629 they divided their possession, Gorges taking the portion between the Piscataqua and the Kennebec. Numerous grants of land in this vicinity followed within a few years; and in the meantime permanent settlements at York, Saco, Biddeford, Port Elizabeth, Falmouth (now Portland) and Scarborough were established in rapid succession.
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  • During the War of Independence, the town of Falmouth (now Portland), which had ardently resisted the claims of the British, was bombarded and burned, in 1775; in the same year Benedict Arnold followed the course of the Kennebec and Dead rivers on his expedition to Quebec; and from 1779 to 1783 a British force was established at Castine.
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  • This was felt before the close of the War of Independence and in1785-1787conventions were held at Falmouth (Portland) to consider the matter, but the opposition prevailed.
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  • But a large source of opposition to separation was removed in 1819 when Congress, dividing the east coast of the United States into two great districts, did away with the regulation which, making each state a district for entering and clearing vessels, would have required coasting vessels from the ports of Maine as a separate state to enter and clear on every trip to or from Boston; as a consequence, the separation measures were carried by large majorities this year, a constitution was framed by a convention which met at Portland in October, this was ratified by town meetings in December, and Maine applied for admission into the Union.
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  • The shores are wild and precipitous, and Portland is inaccessible from the sea except towards the south.
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  • Wave action is seen in the numerous caverns, and south-east of Portland Bill, the southern extremity of the isle, is a bank called the Shambles, between which and the land there flows a dangerous current called the Race of Portland.
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  • A raised beach is seen at Portland Bill.
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  • A joint railway of the Great Western and London & South Western companies runs south from Weymouth to Portland (44 m.) and Easton (82 m.) on the isle.
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  • Portland Castle, built by Henry VIII.
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  • There is no dockyard at Portland, but the watering and coaling arrangements for the supply of the fleet are of considerable importance.
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  • The isle of Portland is not mentioned in the time of the Romans.
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  • After the death of Fox, and the dismissal by the king of Lord Grenville's ministry, he joined the administration of the duke of Portland as secretary of state for foreign affairs.
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  • In view of the failing health of the duke of Portland he told his colleague, Spencer Perceval, chancellor of the exchequer, that a new prime minister must be found, that he must be in the House of Commons, that the choice lay between them, adding that he might not be prepared to serve as subordinate.
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  • In April of 1809 he had told the duke of Portland that Lord Castlereagh, secretary for the colonies and war, was in his opinion unfit for his post, and must be removed to another office.
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  • In all cases it is customary to fill on top of the arches with a strong Portland cement concrete to a uniform level, generally the top of the deepest beam; the floor filling is constructed and carried to this level immediately upon the completion of each tier of beams, for the purpose not only of stiffening the frame laterally, and of adding to its stability by the imposition of a static load, but also to afford constantly safe and strong working platforms at regular and convenient intervals for use throughout the entire period of the construction.
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  • The Discourse on the Dissensions in Athens and Rome (September 1701), written to repel the tactics of the Tory commons in their attack on the Partition Treaties "without humour and without satire," and intended as a dissuasive from the pending impeachment of Somers, Orford, Halifax and Portland, received the honour, extraordinary for the maiden publication of a young politician, of being generally attributed to Somers himself or to Burnet, the latter of whom found a public disavowal necessary.
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  • He still continued to receive all visitors, and to take occasional runs up to Castine and Portland, the homes of his family.
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  • There are unlimited supplies of clay, shale and limestone, the three essential constituents of Portland cement, and the manufacture of this, begun in 1902, at once assumed important proportions.
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  • There is a large Portland cement factory here.
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  • In the construction of the Vyrnwy masonry dam Portland cement concrete was used in the joints.
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  • It has been shown that the best hydraulic lime, or volcanic puzzuolana and lime, if properly ground while slaking, and otherwise treated in the best-known manner, as well as some of the so-called natural (calcareous) cements, will yield results certainly not inferior to those obtained from Portland cement.
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  • So-called " natural cement " has been used, except during frosty weather, when Portland cement was substituted on account of its more rapid setting.
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  • This, if the dam had been thoroughly well constructed, either with hydraulic lime or Portland cement mortar, would have been easily borne.
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  • In the valleys between the Coast Range and the Cascade Mountains the range of temperature is much greater than it is along the coast; the absolute maximum and minimum being respectively 102° and - 2° at Portland, in the N.W., and 108° and - 4° at Ashland, in the S.W.
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  • While flowers bloom throughout the year at Portland, frosts have occurred in every month of the year at Lakeview, in the Great Basin.
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  • Portland and Astoria are the chief manufacturing centres; in 1905 the value of the factory products of these two cities was 57.2% of that of the factory products of the entire state.
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  • The principal cities are Portland, Astoria, Baker City and Salem, which is the capital.
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  • Among the institutions not receiving state aid are Albany College (Presbyterian, 1867), at Albany; Columbia University (Roman Catholic, 1901), at Portland; Dallas College (United Evangelical, 1900), at Dallas; Pacific University (Congregational, 1853), at Forest Grove; McMinnville College (Baptist, 1858), at McMinnville; Pacific College (Friends, founded in 1885 as an academy, college opened in 1891), at Newberg;.
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  • Marls adapted to the manufacture of Portland cement are found along the Ohio river, and in the lake region in the north.
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  • In 1905 and 1906 Indiana ranked third among the states in the production of Portland cement, which in 1908 was 6,478,165 barrels, valued at $5,386,563 - an enormous advance over 1903, when the product was 1,077,137 barrels, valued at $1,347,797.
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  • When the king chose Shelburne as prime minister, they refused to follow him, and put forward the incompetent duke of Portland as their candidate for the office.
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  • The duke of Portland became the nominal head of the government, Fox and North its real leaders.
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  • In appearance the great Whig landowners gave their support to Pitt, and in 1794 some of their leaders, the duke of Portland, Lord Fitzwilliam, and Windham, entered the cabinet to serve under him.
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  • Of the members of the late government Lord Eldon, the duke of Portland, Lord Westmorland, Lord Castlereagh and ret,4IrnS Lord Hawkesbury retained office, the latter surrendering the foreign office to Lord Harrowby and going to the home office.
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  • The new ministry, under the nominal headship of the valetudinarian duke of Portland, included Perceval as chancellor of the exchequer, Canning as foreign secretary and Castlereagh as secretary for war and the colonies.
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  • It served its immediate purpose, however, for Lord Shelburne found himself (February 24, 1783) too weak to carry on the government, and was succeeded by the members of the coalition, with the duke of Portland for prime minister (April 2, 1783).
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  • The country in the election of the next year ratified the king's judgment against the Portland combination; and the hopes which Burke had cherished for a political lifetime were irretrievably ruined.
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  • In July 1794 the duke of Portland, Lord Fitzwilliam, Windham and Grenville took office under Pitt.
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  • At Cambridge he obtained fossil shells from the Pleistocene deposit at Barnwell; in the Vale of Wardour he discovered in Purbeck Beds the isopod named by Milne-Edwards Archaeoniscus Brodiei; in Buckinghamshire he described the outliers of Purbeck and Portland Beds; and in the Vale of Gloucester the Lias and Oolites claimed his attention.
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  • Unitarian congregations were organized at Portland and Saco in 1792 by Thomas Oxnard; in 1800 the First Church in Plymouth accepted the more liberal faith.
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  • Colonel William Preston, county surveyor of Fincastle county, within which the 2000-acre tract lay, refused to approve Captain Bullitt's survey, and had the lands resurveyed in the following year, nevertheless the tract was conveyed in December 1773 by Lord Dunmore to his friend Dr John Connolly, a native of Lancaster county, Pennsylvania, who had served in the British army, as commander of Fort Pitt (under Dunmore's appointment), was an instigator of Indian troubles which culminated in the Battle of Point Pleasant, and was imprisoned from 1775 until nearly the close of the War of American Independence for attempting under Dunmore's instructions to organize the "Loyal Foresters," who 1 Louisville cement, one of the best-known varieties of natural cement, was first manufactured in Shipping Port, a suburb of Louisville, in 1829 for the construction of the Louisville & Portland Canal; the name is now applied to all cement made in the Louisville District in Kentucky and Indiana.
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  • There is a large Portland cement factory just outside the city.
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  • It is served by the Washington County railway, and by steamboat lines to Boston, Portland and Calais.
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  • He graduated from Harvard College in 1769, was a schoolmaster at Falmouth (now Portland), Maine, in 1770-1773, studied law, and was admitted to the bar in 1774.
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  • In 1834 Portland Bay, on the mainland of Australia, was occupied by settlers from Van Diemen's Land, and in 1835 there was a migration, large when compared with the population of the island, to the shores of Port Phillip, now Victoria.
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  • The quarries of granite near Long Island Sound, those of sandstone at Portland, and of feldspar at Branchville and South Glastonbury, however, have furnished building and paving materials for other states; the stone product of the state was valued at $1,386,540 in 1906.
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  • Portland's ministry was an uneasy alliance, disliked by George III.
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  • A 14,000 ton battleship, she was sunk as a blockship across the southern entrance to Portland harbor on November 4, 1914.
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  • And while his invention, Portland cement, is seldom celebrated in the same breath as steam power or the.. .
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  • Portland is known worldwide for getting technical resources and website security to other collectives in the network.
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  • Then he invited me to play a show for his company cookout in Portland, Maine.
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  • These escorts, normally destroyers, were relieved by ships from Portland Command.
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  • In the event that a customer owes Portland any monies, any SLA offered by Portland Communications Ltd becomes discretionary.
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  • The presidential hustings at Portland Place on May 27 gave a good feel for the choice of candidate being offered.
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  • One, Portland, Dorset, found moribund 10 February 2002 (photographed ).
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  • Cement bonded particleboard Wood particles bonded together with either Portland or magnesite cement.
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  • It is a four sided obelisk made from Portland stone with Bronze and enamel plaques on all four sides of the base.
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  • Faced with Portland Stone the building has a Roman Corinthian portico of six columns.
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  • Elsewhere on Portland there were 5 Song Thrushes and a single redwing.
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  • There are magnificent views over the Dart Estuary and superb seascapes right across Lynne Bay to Portland Bill.
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  • Justin was 6th fastest in Friday's first qualifying session for the Grand Prix of Portland.
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  • Portland is the only place that I know that has a shipyard at the top of a hill.
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  • In the immediate foreground are the now disused sidings of Blue Circle (Portland Cement ).
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  • Ashington Ashington Arrows too staged speedway at the towns Portland Park stadium in the early 1970's.
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  • Portland's fortifications were soon superseded by new technology in the shape of the torpedo.
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  • Michele's business fell author victor davis clear blue water Portland maine Sydney.
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  • The Black Hawk made two trips across the Atlantic before being struck by a torpedo in December 1944, five miles off Portland Bill.
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  • The Minister will be switching on the first micro-wind turbines on the roof of the 13-storey CIS building in Portland Street.
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  • In Portland, as in Bangor, the Maine Music Festival (begun in 1897) is held every year in October, three concerts being given by a chorus composed of local choruses trained in different cities of the state for the festival.
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  • Portland was the birthplace of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Thomas Brackett Reed, Edward Preble and his nephew George Henry Preble, Mrs Parton ("Fanny Fern"), Nathaniel Parker Willis, Seargent Smith Prentiss and Neal Dow, and it was the home of William Pitt Fessenden, Theophilus Parsons and Simon Greenleaf.
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  • This was followed by the Southern Pacific in 1881, from San Francisco to New Orleans, 2489 miles; the Northern Pacific, from St Paul to Portland, Ore., in 1883; the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe, from Kansas City to San Diego; and the Great Northern from St Paul to Seattle and New Westminster in 1893.
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  • The Central Pacific-Union Pacific route to the coast, with its important affiliated companies, the Oregon Short Line and the Oregon Railroad & Navigation Company, extended from San Francisco, Cal., and Portland, Ore., to Omaha, Neb., by way of Salt Lake City; the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe extended from San Francisco and Los Angeles, Cal., to Chicago and to Galveston, Tex.; while the Southern Pacific had.
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  • At other points of the coast the British navy was employed in punitive expeditions against the coast towns - as for example the burning of Falmouth (now Portland, Maine) in October 1775 - which served to exasperate, rather than to weaken the enemy, or the unsuccessful attack on Charleston, S.C., in June 1776.
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  • The term is often applied to adhesive mixtures employed to unite objects or parts of objects (see below), but in engineering, when used without qualification, it means Portland cement, its modifications and congeners; these are all hydraulic cements, i.e.
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  • The precise mechanism of the process of setting of Portland cement is not known with certainty, but it is probably analogous to that of the setting of plaster of Paris, consisting in the dissolution of the compounds produced by hydration while they are in a more soluble form, their transition to a less soluble form, the consequent supersaturation of the solution, and the deposition of the surplus of the dissolved substance in crystals which interlock and form a coherent mass.
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  • Both Portland Canal and Lynn Canal are of historical importance, as the question of the true location of the first and the commercial importance to Canada or to the United States of the possession of / the second, were the crucial contentions in the disputes over the Alaska-Canadian boundary.
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  • In the valleys between the Coast Range and the Cascade Mountains the range of temperature is much greater than it is along the coast; the absolute maximum and minimum being respectively 102° and - 2° at Portland, in the N.W., and 108° and - 4° at Ashland, in the S.W.
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  • Justin was 6th fastest in Friday 's first qualifying session for the Grand Prix of Portland.
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  • Elsewhere on Portland there were 5 Song Thrushes and a single Redwing.
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  • Stephen King was born in 1947 in Portland, Maine, and has English and Scots-Irish ancestry... www.britain.tv Yahoo !
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  • We set off in sunshine along an old railroad track that was built to take the Portland stone to the coast for shipping out.
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  • Portland 's fortifications were soon superseded by new technology in the shape of the torpedo.
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  • Michele 's business fell author victor davis clear blue water portland maine sydney.
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  • Portland Harbor was conspicuously unproductive, with 3 Eider and 2 Common Scoter the only worthwhile sightings.
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  • Powell's is Portland, Oregon's "legendary independent bookstore."
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  • The online home of the Portland, Oregon literary institution Powell's has a terrific selection of used books.
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  • Sodium bentonite is an additive in most clay cat litter that is made from Portland cement and used as a clumping agent.
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  • This cattery, located in Bush Prairie, Washington, is actually within driving distance of Portland, Oregon.
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  • Customers can take advantage of any one of the five branches available in Cape Elizabeth, South Portland, Portland, Naples and Windham.
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  • This service has links to PowerPay, which is a national company with a base out of Portland, Maine.
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  • Recent developments in cities like Portland, Oregon have shown that low-income housing can be built green, attractive and affordable.
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  • It is designed by Rogue River Wind and Portland State University Measeeh College of Engineering and Computer Science.
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  • Some companies, such as Pratt & Larson of Portland, Oregon, spray a base glaze onto each tile.
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  • Some cities, such as Portland, Oregon, have become known as Meccas for vegetarians and vegans.
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  • The farm is located in Helvetia, Oregon, a rural area outside the city of Portland.
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  • She went on to Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree.
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  • It offers a seven night itinerary that begins and ends in Portland, Oregon.
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  • If you'd rather take a shorter cruise, you may want to head out on the Portland Spirit.
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  • It begins in Portland and ends in Clarkston, Washington.
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  • If you're traveling to get to the Columbia River, it's closest to fly into Portland, but you can also travel to Seattle or Vancouver, both of which are relatively nearby.
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  • The original White Stag brand began with the Willamette Tent and Awning Company in Portland, Oregon.
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  • If you're looking for something in the Northwest, the Pearl District of Portland, Oregon is considered a great place to retire.
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  • Portland's Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) is a wonderful starting point on your journey to find ways to stop snoring.
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  • Powell's is a huge used bookstore based in Portland, Oregon.
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  • There are five stores in Portland and one store in Beaverton.
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  • In 2004, due to several local and state actions, gay marriages were legalized in San Francisco; Massachusetts; Portland, Oregon; and several other areas.
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  • Thurber then had to rush the ring from Portland, Oregon to the Vancouver, Canada set for filming.
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  • Nestled amongst the trees, tucked inside one of the nation's largest city parks, sits a fantasy dream world for kids known as the Portland Children's Museum.
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  • While this review focuses on the Portland Children's Museum, the area surrounding the museum is also worth mentioning.
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  • Next to the Portland Children's Museum you will find picnic areas and trails to take in the traditional Northwest forest property.
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  • The Portland Children's Museum's mission is to create a place where a child's imagination thrives.
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  • Kids are certain to make a splash of fun in the Portland Children's Museum's water play area.
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  • The Portland Children's Museum is more than just a museum.
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  • There are many options for piano lessons children Portland.
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  • There are many excellent piano instructors throughout metropolitan Portland.
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  • The Eliason School of Music in Portland, OR, provides piano lessons to individuals five years of age and up.
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  • Estelle Herman has been offering private piano lessons to children and adults in her southwest Portland piano studio for more than 20 years.
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  • She primarily delivers instruction in her Lake Oswego home, but also offers in-home lessons throughout the greater Portland area in some cases.
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  • For information about enrolling your child in lessons at this southeast Portland piano studio, call 503-788-1561.
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  • German born and trained pianist Sven Zipp-Landers offers in-home piano lessons for students of all ages throughout the Portland metropolitan area.
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  • Zipp-Landers worked as a professional classical pianist and teacher in Germany before moving to Portland in 2000, where he now lives and works.
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  • On the second Tuesday of each month, admission to the Oregon Zoo in Portland is only $2.
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  • Often the Portland Perks Coupon Book will feature a 20 percent off coupon for the zoo as well.
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  • And, if you take the Portland MAX light rail system to the zoo, you'll get $1.50 off admission.The Wildlife Safari has a number of discounts.
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  • Even families who practice frugal coupon living can enjoy a wonderful outing using Portland, Oregon, zoo coupons.
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  • The Oregon Zoo, located near Portland, is a fun destination for local families and out-of-state visitors alike.
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  • Three different Portland Oregon Zoo coupon promotions are available, including a percentage-off coupon and monetary value coupon.
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  • Ryan is in Chino while his 'foster' brother Seth is somewhere in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Portland is home to a number of world class spa facilities that even discriminating travelers in search of the best spa retreat Oregon has to offer will find impressive.
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  • Portland has earned the distinction of being one of Frommer's 2007 World's Top Travel Destinations, and is a popular destination for both personal and business travel.
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  • You don't even have to venture beyond the city limits of Portland to find two of the most luxurious spa retreats in the world.
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  • Either way, the spas in Portland will provide you with the relaxation and pampering that you deserve.
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  • The Hotel Monaco is a luxurious boutique hotel located in the heart of Downtown Portland.
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  • This great escape is literally located in the heart of downtown Portland, and few days of pampering at the Hotel Monaco is the key to the true urban relaxation.
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  • If you'd prefer to be further away from downtown Portland for your spa retreat, the Avalon Hotel & Spa is a nearby oasis for relaxation.
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  • You certainly don't have to live in or travel to Portland to enjoy a rejuvenating spa experience.
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  • In 2007, I decided to focus specifically on April's lingerie (I wear April Cornell nighties or pj's every night!) and formed my own company, Martha M, based in Portland, Maine.
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  • Kutless is a contemporary Christian rock band formed in the Portland, OR, area in 2000.
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  • Brown is a maintenance supervisor from Portland, Oregon who believes a love of the outdoors and sheer determination will be enough to help him win.
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  • At age 58, what can you say about a Portland, Maine high school physics teacher who claims to have the emotional maturity of a twelve-year-old combined with MacGyver-like survival skills?
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  • Bonnie - 5'11", 215 lbs. Bonnie is 25, and works as a makeup artist in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Roloff Farms is located just outside of Portland, Oregon, in a town called Helvetia.
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  • Lyon attended both Portland State University and Western Oregon State College before transferring to Oregon State University, where she completed a degree in nutrition and food management.
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  • King was born in Portland, Maine in 1947, but much of his early childhood was spent between Fort Wayne, Indiana and Stratford, Connecticut.
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  • HelpNonProfits.org is a project in Portland, OR that works to help non-profit organizations obtain a free website.
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  • Portland has had a green reputation for a long time, but only recently, it's gotten a new one--foodie.
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  • The coprolitic stratum of the Speeton Clay, on the coast to the north of Flamborough Head, is included by Professor Judd with the Portland beds of that formation.
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  • The hilly peninsula, to which Portland was confined until the annexation of the town of Deering in 1899, is nearly 3 m.
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  • Portland's total land area is about 212 sq.
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  • The streets of Portland are generally well paved, are unusually clean, and, in the residence districts, where the fire of 1866 did not extend, they are profusely shaded by elms and other large trees - Portland has been called the "Forest City."
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