Prospect Sentence Examples

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  • There was a prospect of conviction.

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  • Just the prospect frightens me to death.

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  • He sat back for a moment, heart pounding at the prospect of what he was about to do.

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  • He is definitely an exciting prospect for the new season.

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  • The same century was not ended before the prospect of liberty dawned on the Jews.

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  • He couldn't help feeling thrilled at the prospect of Damian's son.

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  • One must have the prospect of a promised land to have the strength to move.

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  • Speechless, Rhyn's heart flip-flopped at the prospect of seeing his mate again.

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  • Yet I sustained myself by the prospect of such reading in future.

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  • Any prospect of awakening or coming to life to a dead man makes indifferent all times and places.

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  • His spirits rose at the prospect of rejoining the army.

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  • In 493 the imminent prospect of a Persian invasion brought into power men like Themistocles and Miltiades (qq.v.), to whose firmness and insight the Athenians largely owed their triumph in the great campaign of 490 against Persia.

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  • Very soon, probably within a matter of weeks, the British people will face the prospect of a new general election.

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  • It was an exciting prospect.

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  • The final, however, was a more daunting prospect.

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  • A tribunal could strike out an application where it believed there was no reasonable prospect of success.

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  • The prospect over the town and its environs from Mount Eden is justly famous.

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  • On the north of the Tsze-kin ch'eng, and separated from it by a moat, is an artificial mound known as the King shan, or "Prospect Hill."

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  • In 1789 he married Sophie Allegre, and every prospect seemed to be brightening.

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  • There seems no realistic prospect of shifting the burden of fighting to Iraqi or other allies.

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  • The prospect was so splendid that she hardly believed it would come true, so out of keeping was it with the chill darkness and closeness of the carriage.

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  • Though I so love him and trust his every word, I can't help but tremble at even the prospect I shall at last exchange this soiled and despicable life for another.

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  • Public opinion, excited by the prospect of a war with Chile, naturally supported the candidature of General Roca, and he elected without opposition (12th October 1898).

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  • Putting Sophie into a home offers the tantalizing prospect of a return to "normal life," Judith speculates.

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  • Few attempts, however, have been made to prospect systematically for this valuable mineral.

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  • To the mass of the people the restoration of the old governments undoubtedly brought a sense of relief, for the terrible drain in men and money caused by Napoleon's wars had caused much discontent, whereas now there was a prospect of peace and rest.

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  • The prospect of a final settlement was improved by the withdrawal of Germany and Austria, which had favoured Turkish pretensions, from the European concert (April 1898); the remaining powers divided the island into four departments, which they severally undertook to administer.

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  • The brilliant success of Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel, in which Wagnerian technique is applied to the diatonic style of nursery songs with a humorous accuracy undreamed of by Wagner's imitators, points a moral which would have charmed Wagner himself; but until the revival of some rudiments of musical common sense becomes widespread, there is little prospect of the influence of Wagner's harmonic style being productive of anything better than nonsense.

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  • Please don't be intimidated by the prospect of taking part.

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  • Kiera's heart still did somersaults, and she felt both doubtful Evelyn would follow through and ecstatic at the prospect.

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  • It seemed an unlikely prospect, but on issues where the children were involved, she was generally correct.

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  • At several stations enjoying a wide prospect the dissipation has been observed to be specially high on days of great visibility when distant mountains can be recognized.

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  • In the year 91, which brought with it the imminent prospect of sweeping political change, with the enfranchisement of the Italian peoples, Sulla returned to Rome, and it was generally felt that he was the man to lead the conservative and aristocratic party.

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  • She had regarded the prospect of death with courage and almost with levity, laughing heartily as she put her hands about her "little neck" and recalled the skill of the executioner.

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  • Godoy, having the prospect of the Algarve before him, likewise offered no opposition to the advance of Napoleon's troops to the capital; and so it came about that Murat, named by Napoleon his Lieutenant in Spain, was able to enter Madrid in force and without opposition from that usually clannish populace.

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  • Great Britain must never conduct her affairs so that the navy of any one power could engage her at any moment with a reasonable prospect of success.

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  • Though Wagner cannot as yet be confidently credited with a satiric intention in his bathos, the fact remains that all the Rossinian passages are associated with the character of Daland, so as to express his vulgar delight at the prospect of finding a rich son-in-law in the mysterious Dutch seaman.

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  • He did not relish the prospect of the administrative work which might ultimately have fallen on him at Greenwich.

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  • A considerable deficit, of about £16,000,000, was in prospect, and the chancellor of the exchequer aroused misgivings by alluding in a speech to the difficulty he had in deciding what "hen roost" to "rob."

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  • Among the parks are Broadway Park, Central Hill Park, Prospect Hill Park, Lincoln Park, and Nathan Tufts Park.

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  • Many pet owners are uncomfortable with the prospect of using chemical products on their pets, opting instead to try herbal remedies.

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  • The devil here assumes very much the characteristics of the punishing and just God of the Old Testament, and the prospect is even held out of his ultimate pardon.

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  • But fearing the prospect, they induced Maximilian, who had retired to Orizaba for his 1 Diaz refused parole, and was confined at Puebla for some months, but made his escape, and was soon in the field again.

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  • Although both parties had declared the Compromise of 1850 a finality, the Democrats alone were thoroughly united in support of this declaration, and therefore seemed to offer the greater prospect of peace.

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  • Prospect, at the base of which there is a vein of pyrrhotite, with small quantities of nickel and copper.

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  • Each one, however, was attached and led onward by the prospect of a higher rank to be attained, while the intellectually gifted had an additional inducement in the assurance that they did not require to submit themselves to any authority, but would be led to God by pure reason.

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  • Between 1891 and 1901 the number of farmers in Ontario, Quebec and the Maritime provinces decreased, and there seemed a prospect of the country being divided into a manufacturing east and an agricultural west, but latterly large tracts in northern Ontario and Quebec have proved suitable for cultivation and are being opened up.

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  • Since that time any prospect of Canada's union to the United States has been very remote.

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  • On Prospect Hill on the, 8th of July 1775 Israel Putnam raised the "Appeal to Heaven" flag, and here also is said to have been raised on the 1st of January 1776 one of the earliest of the Continental standards, the Union Jack and Stripes.

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  • The prospect of the city with its cupolas, towers, spires and the copper green roofs of its palaces, as seen from the distance, is one of striking beauty.

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  • The terrace commands a view of the Elbe and the distant heights of Loschwitz and the Weisser Hirsch, but the prospect has of late years become somewhat marred, owing to the extension of the town up the river and to the two new up-stream bridges.

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  • Although his exceptional method of address seems to have gained him the qualified approval of certain dignitaries of the church, the prospect of his obtaining a settled charge seemed as remote as ever, and he was meditating a missionary tour in Persia when his departure was arrested by steps taken by Dr Chalmers, which, after considerable delay, resulted, in October 1819, in Irving being appointed his assistant and missionary in St John's parish, Glasgow.

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  • In 1599, when there was a prospect of a disputed succession, the anonymous Life by Ro.

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  • It was then that a clerk who saw that there was but an uncertain prospect of help from the pope of his time, conceived the shrewd idea of appealing to the popes of the past, so as to exhort the contemporary generation through the mouth of former popes, from Clement to Gregory.

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  • The popes were under the constant sway of two contrary influences - on the one hand, the seducing prospect of subduing the Eastern Church and triumphing over the schism, and, on the other, the apprehension of seeing the Normans of Sicily, their competitors in Italy, increasing their already formidable power by successful expeditions into the Balkan Peninsula.

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  • Yet when there appeared a prospect that the king would show her favour, the intrigue was vigorously pushed by the French ambassador, Colbert de Croissy, aided by the secretary of state, Lord Arlington, and his wife.

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  • Grotius had now before him, at thirty-six, no prospect but that of a lifelong captivity.

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  • He was intended for the church, but the bent of his mind was towards mathematics, and, when a prospect opened of his succeeding to the mathematical chair at the university of Glasgow, he proceeded to London for further study.

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  • It was thus established that pay, the love of enterprise and the prospect of plunder - if we leave zeal for the sacred cause which they had espoused for the moment out of sight - were quite as useful for the purpose of enlisting troops and keeping them together as the tenure of land and the solemnities of homage and fealty.

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  • The blocking of Zeebrugge and Ostend offered a good prospect of success and was within a reasonable distance of it.

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  • In spite of the assistance he had given to the emperor his efforts met with no success for some years; but towards 1700 Leopold, faced with the prospect of a new struggle with France, was inclined to view the idea more favourably.

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  • In 1763 he accompanied Lord Hertford to Paris, doing the duties of secretary to the embassy, with the prospect of the appointment to that post.

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  • It is the law of diminishing returns from land, involving as it does - though only hypothetically - the prospect of a continuously increasing difficulty in obtaining the necessary sustenance for all the members of a society, that gives the principal importance to population as an economic factor.

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  • For a year John maintained the war at his own cost, but whilst in Aquitaine a greater prospect was opened to him.

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  • Hobbes, then verging upon eighty, was terrified at the prospect of being treated as a heretic, and proceeded to burn such of his papers as he thought might compromise him.

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  • It was apparent that there was no prospect of his being able to carry through the great financial reform which he contemplated.

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  • There was therefore no prospect of forming anything like a stable coalition.

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  • There was no prospect of further territory in Equatorial Africa, and the hope of bringing about a closer union with the South African Republic was not fulfilled.

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  • Among the immediate attractions are the pass of Killiecrankie, the falls of Tummel, the exquisite prospect called "Queen's View" (named after Queen Victoria) and Loch Tummel, 8 m.

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  • The decease of Prince Alexander left the house of Orange without a direct heir male, but the prospect of a disputed succession had fortunately been averted by the marriage of the king in 1879 with the princess Emma of Waldeck-Pyrmont.

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  • The neighbouring country is generally hilly, and Slieve True (1100 ft.) commands a magnificent prospect.

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  • Finding little prospect of a career in Scotland, in 1802 he went to London in company with Sir John Stuart, then member of parliament for Kincardineshire, and devoted himself to literary work.

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  • When the place was a hamlet of rude huts it was called Arcioldun or "Prospect Fort," with reference to Black Hill (1003 ft.), on the top of which may yet be traced the concentric rings of the British fort by which it was crowned.

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  • The prospect from Bemersyde Hill was Sir Walter Scott's favourite view.

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  • But the prospect of German rule was unpopular, and on William's death the crown passed to Tancred, an illegitimate grandson of King Roger, who figures in English histories in the story of Richard III.'s crusade.

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  • Similarly the sole title to minerals (subject to the share of profits assigned to the Niger Company by the deed of transfer) was vested in the government, and the terms upon which licences to prospect or mine could be acquired, together with full regulations regarding mining, were enacted by law.

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  • The prospect from the ramparts of this fortress is one of striking picturesqueness and beauty.

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  • He entered Phoenicia with every prospect of success, but having offended Agesilaus he was dethroned in a military revolt which gave the crown to Nekhtnebf or Nectanebes II., the last native king of Egypt.

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  • The victories of Henry and the prospect of his conversion to Catholicism raised Sixtus's hopes, and in corresponding degree determined Philip to tighten his grip upon his wavering ally.

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  • Other causes, of which we have explicit record, were an outbreak of sickness at Nuremberg; Darer's desire, which in fact was realized, of finding a good market for the proceeds of his art; and the prospect, also realized, of a commission for an important picture from the German community settled at Venice, who had lately caused an exchange and warehouse - the Fondaco de' Tedeschi - to be built on the Grand Canal, and who were now desirous to dedicate a picture in the church of St Bartholomew.

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  • Carlyle, accustomed to his father's household, was less frightened by the prospect of poverty.

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  • John was in arms, divisions and distress were everywhere, a famine prevailed, and Scotland had to face the prospect of yielding to Edward, when, in 1369, that prince proclaimed himself king of France, and, having his hands full of war, made a fourteen years' truce with his northern neighbour.

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  • A visit to Leipzig in 1801, and to Berlin - where there was some prospect of his being invited to settle - in 1804, were the chief outward events of his later years.

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  • As a presbyter, he won high reputation by his preaching at Antioch, more especially by his homilies on The Statues, a course of sermons delivered when the citizens were justly alarmed at the prospect of severe measures being taken against them by the emperor Theodosius, whose statues had been demolished in a riot.

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  • The general position and prospect of political affairs in Afghanistan bore, indeed, an instructive resemblance to the situation just forty years earlier, in 1840, with the important differences that the Punjab and Sind had since become British, and that communications between Kabul and India were this time secure.

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  • The bright green of the sugar fields is a striking feature in a view of Mauritius from the sea, and gives a peculiar beauty and freshness to the prospect.

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  • Early release depends upon the reports on industry and conduct, and the prospect of his keeping straight if set free.

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  • On the murder of Ali in 66r, his son Hasan was chosen caliph, but he recoiled before the prospect of a war with Moawiya, having neither the ambition nor the energy of Ali.

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  • The soldiers of Irak, who did not love the governor, and disliked the prospect of a long and difficult war far from home, eagerly accepted the proposition of returning to Irak, and even proclaimed the dethronement of Abdalmalik, in favour of Ibn Ash`ath.

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  • On Park Slope, immediately west of Prospect Park, and St Mark's Avenue, in another part of the borough, are also attractive residential districts.

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  • One of the most attractive features of Brooklyn is Prospect Park, occupying about 516 acres of high ground in the west central part of the borough, on a site made memorable by the battle of Long Island.

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  • The museum building of this institution is in Institute Park, which is separated from Prospect Park on the north-east by Flatbush Avenue.

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  • The water-supply system is owned and operated by the borough; the water is derived from streams flowing southward in the sparsely settled area east of the borough, and also from driven wells in the same region; it is pumped by ten engines at Ridgewood to a reservoir having a capacity of about 300,000,000 gallons, while a part of it is re-pumped to a high service reservoir near the north entrance to Prospect Park for the service of the most elevated part of the borough.

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

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  • In return Anne gave her support to William's government, though about this time, in 1696 - according to James, in consequence of the near prospect of the throne - she wrote to her father asking for his leave to wear the crown at William's death, and promising its restoration at a convenient opportunity.'

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  • He was in high favour with that sovereign, but renounced the prospect of a bishopric to enter the Cistercian house of Rievaulx in Yorkshire, which was founded in 1131 by Walter Espec. Here Ælred remained for some time as master of the novices, but between the years 1142 and 1146 was elected abbot of Revesby in Lincolnshire and migrated thither.

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  • North of Georgetown is Oak Hill Cemetery, and in the vicinity of the Soldiers' Home are Rock Creek, Glenwood, Harmony, Prospect Hill and St Mary's Cemeteries.

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  • Hence also frequent allusion is made by poets to the anxious care caused to the Fathers by the possibility of the living head of the family being afflicted with failure of offspring; this dire prospect compelling them to use but sparingly their little store of provisions, in case the supply should shortly cease altogether.

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  • When Tigranes had submitted, Pompey received him into favor and extended the Roman supremacy over the vassal states of Gordyene and Osroene; though he had allured the Parthian king with the prospect of the recovery of his old possessions as far as the Euphrates.

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  • But lately this narrow range of dramatic subjects has been considerably widened, Biblical stories and even Christian legends have been brought upon the Persian stage; and there is a fair prospect of a further development of this most interesting and important movement.

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  • We despair of saving the colony from those evils which threaten it by the turbulent and dishonest conduct of vagrants, who are allowed to infest the country in every part; nor do we see any prospect of peace or happiness for our children in a country thus distracted by internal commotions.

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  • The intimation of the impending grant of self-government to Cape Colony was regarded by both Boer republics as bringing nearer the prospect of their union with the British colonies.

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  • In March 1906 the customs convention was provisionally renewed (on a strongly protective basis, and with preference for British goods) but there was a distinct prospect of a tariff war when the convention expired in 1908.

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  • For this purpose a horse or mule is killed, and the carcase surrounded with palisades to which the condors are soon attracted by the prospect of food, for the weight of evidence seems to favour the opinion that those vultures owe their knowledge of the presence of carrion more to sight than to scent.

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  • Family opposition, however, put an end to this attractive prospect.

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  • For Tacitus the prospect is not wholly cheerless, the detested tyranny was at an end, and its effects might disappear with a more beneficent rule.

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  • The prospect became daily more distant, and at length faded away.

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  • When that has been done (it has been achieved by the present writer in the case of the sea fish Cottus with demersal eggs,) it would be possible to deposit the young fish in suitable localities on a large scale, with a reasonable prospect of influencing the local abundance of the s p ecies of fish in question.

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  • In 1895 there had been some prospect of Chile conceding an outlet on the sea in exchange for a recognition of the Chilean ownership of Tacna and Arica.

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  • But in the course of the next two years this agreeable prospect was overclouded by a series of calamities.

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  • Public opinion in Belgium was disturbed and anxious at the prospect of assuming responsibility for a vast, distant, and badly administered country, likely for years to be a severe financial drain upon the resources of the state.

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  • He permitted many members of his regiment who had been prospectors in California to prospect the territory, with the result that mines were located at Stockton, Bingham Canyon, Little Cottonwood and elsewhere; but attempts to smelt lead-silver ore near Stockton about 1866 were not successful, and the mining of precious metals did not become an established industry in the Territory until about 1870.

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  • Having no prospect of ultimate success, she accepted the proposal of Octavian that she should assassinate Antony, and enticed him to join her in a mausoleum which she had built in order that "they might die together."

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  • When, however, Bernard, not without foregone terror in the prospect of meeting the redoubtable dialectician, had opened the case, suddenly Abelard appealed to Rome.

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  • Annan Hill commands a beautiful prospect.

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  • The terms he demanded were, however, refused; and his determination to continue the struggle was strengthened by the prospect of help from Philip II.

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  • It is not improbable that the three genera of this ancient phylum survive as types of a blindly-ending branch of the Gymnosperms; but be that as it may, it is in the Gnetales more than in any other Gymnosperms that we find features which help us to obtain a dim prospect of the lines along which the Angiosperms may have been evolved.

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  • The prospect of a return to power put an end to these machinations.

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  • When Murchison proposed to him that he should go out again, although he seems to have had a desire to spend the remainder of his days at home, the prospect was too tempting to be rejected.

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  • Whether the chief cause of this humiliation was Grant's vindictiveness at Sumner's opposition to his San Domingo project or a genuine fear that the impossible demand, which he insisted should be made upon England, would wreck the prospect of a speedy and honourable adjustment with that country, cannot be determined.

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  • At once a large section of Unionists, especially in Unionist Lancashire, became alarmed lest their electoral chances should be jeopardized by the prospect of food taxes imposed without reference to the people.

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  • From the hill that rises behind the tomb there is a noble prospect of his beloved city, and of the all-fruitful plain stretching to the north of it.

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  • Other works by Mahan are a Life of Admiral Farragut (1892); The Interest of America in Sea Power (1897); Lessons of the War with Spain (1899); The Story of the War with South Africa and The Problem of Asia (1900); Types of Naval Officers drawn from the History of the British Navy (1901); Retrospect and Prospect, studies of international relations (1902).

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  • He still had with him a considerable force, and might have tried the fortune of war with some prospect of success.

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  • The prospect was not reassuring; his revenue was small, and parliament would certainly murmur if he tried to increase it.

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  • From that time forward the Tudor dynasty was no longer in &tabflshserious danger; there were still some abortive plots, mentof but none that had any prospect of winning popular the Tudor support.

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  • The prospect of a Spanish infanta as the bride of the future king of England filled them with suspicious terrors.

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  • The happy prospect was soon to be overclouded.

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  • A certain increase of the income tax to a shilling seemed a much more serious calamity than the uncertain prospect of a possible invasion.

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  • Imperialism, which had been excited by Lord Beaconsfields policy in 1878, and by the prospect of a war with a great European power, fell into discredit when it degenerated into a fresh expedition into Afghanistan, and an inglorious war with a savage African tribe.

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  • So that from any one or more of these, without all of them together, or from all of them together without attending to their comparative obligation, it is not possible to exhibit any distinct prospect of the English ecclesiastical constitution.'

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  • So far he d i d well; and when in 1852 he took office as chancellor of the exchequer in Lord Derby's first administration, the prospect was a smiling one for a man who, striving against difficulties and prejudices almost too formidable for imagination in these days, had attained to a place where he could fancy them all giving way.

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  • The prospect of an alliance between France and America in 1778 induced the British to concentrate their forces.

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  • While this prospect would have satisfied the British interests in the island, it was otherwise with the French.

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  • A new town then began to spring up, settlers being attracted by the prospect of opening up a trade in the products of a vast forest of valonia oaks which grew near.

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  • This nobleman, who became baron in 1711 and earl in 1772, was a patron of art and literature no less than a statesman; and Pope, a frequent visitor here, was allowed to design the building known as Pope's Seat, in the park, commanding a splendid prospect of woods and avenues.

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  • Marshal Campos, who very soon succeeded Jovellar as governor-general of Cuba, for the first time held out to the loyalists of the island the prospect of reforms, fairer treatment at the hands of the mother country, a more liberal tariff to promote their trade, and self-government as the crowning stage of the new policy.

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  • The support of Sagasta did not last long, and he managed with skill to elbow the Dynastic Left out of office, and to convince all dissentients and free lances that there was neither room nor prospect for third parties in the state between the two great coalitions of Liberals and Conservatives under Sagasta and Canovas.

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  • The prospect drove him insane, and he attempted suicide; he purchased poison, he placed a penknife at his heart, but hesitated to apply either measure of self-destruction.

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  • But Mr Ritchie, the chancellor of the exchequer, having a surplus in prospect and taxation to take off, carried the cabinet in favour of again remitting this tax on corn.

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  • Moreover, the split in the Unionist party brought the united Liberal party in full force into the field, and at last the country began to think that the danger of Irish Home Rule was practically over, and that a Liberal majority might be returned to power in safety, with the prospect of providing an alternative government which would assure commercial repose (Lord Rosebery's phrase), relief from extravagant expenditure, and - as the working-classes were led to believe - a certain amount of labour legislation which the Tory leaders would never propose.

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  • Disappointed in his early hope of entering the navy, he became apprentice to an apothecary in his native town; but seeing little prospect of advancement in that calling, he soon moved to Geneva (in 1816).

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  • A very fine prospect over a great part of Surrey and Sussex, and extending to Hampshire and Kent, is obtained from the neighbouring Reigate Hill.

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  • On several occasions the prospect of entering the ministry was open to him, but nothing came of it, apparently because he required a free hand in foreign affairs, and this the king was not prepared to give him.

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  • On the name " Canaan " Winckler remarks, 4 " There is at present no prospect of an etymological explanation."

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  • But the lower orders were excited by reports that the Armenians, supported by the European powers, were plotting the overthrow of the sultan; and their cupidity was aroused by the prospect of wiping out their heavy debts to Armenian pedlars and merchants.

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  • Broached in 1692 this matter was brought up again in 1698 when the emperor and his ministers, faced with the prospect of a fight over the Spanish succession, were anxious to conciliate Brandenburg.

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  • When the war with Austria broke out in 1848, he was delighted at the prospect of distinguishing himself, and was given the command of a division.

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  • A prospect that wasn't all that appealing at the moment.

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  • I couldn't read if they were enthralled or dismissive of the prospect.

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  • While he'd lately professed his need to seek answers concerning Annie's murder, the look on his face at the prospect of actually going there was far less certain.

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  • He may not find the prospect appealing, if he wasn't standing beside his death bed.

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  • Later, much later, Dean had spelled her, sitting up with Martha, who was far more upset with the prospect of flying Bird Song's nest than she let on during the daylight hours.

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  • Scary prospect, isn't it?

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  • She had planned to be married by now and starting a family, but the prospect was looking farther away with each day she and Josh avoided each other.

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  • She felt a pang of pain for him at the prospect of seeing what happened to the White God's legacy in the immortal world.

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  • The prospect of that victory being sacrificed now is not edifying to the General Staff, who have a strong say in Turkish politics.

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  • I relish the prospect of finally getting up to date with my constituency workload.

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  • Naturally, I was rather abashed at the prospect of meeting a couple who have taken such an interest in me and the college.

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  • Weakened through years of underfunding, the Welfare State faced the prospect of outright abolition.

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  • The prospect of the Netherfield ball was extremely agreeable to every female of the family.

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  • We do not see any prospect of a return to the status quo ante.

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  • That delay caused substantial arrears to accrue which Mr G had little or no prospect of being able to clear promptly.

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  • The prospect of authors adding their own metadata now becomes attractive.

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  • And it seems that affluent, liberal baby boomers, like you Prospect readers, retain a disproportionate influence over the country's affairs.

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  • Any of these venues offer the realistic prospect of a double figure barbel.

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  • Also excellent with Farrier, Vet, has been bridled etc. She is bred from competition bloodlines and is an excellent competition prospect.

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  • Ensure that Prospect develops a cadre of high quality ULRs.

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  • The prospect of a heavier caliber in the Steyr Scout is being considered.

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  • Evidently, however, the prospect of waiting a year for the recovery of his position was too much for the Irish chieftain.

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  • Moreover, our labor market, with its greater gender equality, makes childbearing a very expensive prospect for successful professionals.

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  • Even so communal feelings run high and there appears to be no prospect whatsoever of Moslems being able to return to their lawful vocations.

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  • They can be overly complicated, and people consider the prospect of their money being tied up for decades unattractive and inflexible.

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  • I felt somewhat daunted by the prospect of the long drive home.

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  • I began to feel rather daunted at the prospect of traveling alone through remote, non-English speaking areas.

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  • They can be quite daunted at the prospect of passing key skills tests for their NVQs.

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  • In fact they all seemed delighted at the prospect of getting back on the water.

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  • One of the key positive factors we see is the prospect of a dollar depreciation.

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  • Equally clearly - they will not deter, even with the prospect of the Minister of state's orange suits.

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  • Building up the courage to visit a doctor You may feel very diffident or even scared at the prospect of going to a doctor.

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  • We have been impressed by the enthusiasm with which some lawyers have greeted the prospect of being able to exercise such rights.

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  • To many women the prospect of a forceps or ventouse delivery, together with the often accompanying large episiotomy, is terrifying.

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  • In reality, Amnesty has found that people were detained even tho the prospect of their forcible expulsion within a reasonable time was slim.

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  • The Sparrowhawk is, without doubt, an experienced falconer 's prospect.

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  • If this was Kasparov exhausted, Kasparov energized would be a truly fearsome prospect.

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  • The danger in Europe is the prospect of decentralism and not genuine federalism.

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  • A situation that was probably quite festive suddenly turns nasty, and mere tiredness turns to terror at the prospect of being drowned.

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  • They had been worried by the prospect of more Kindred entering the growing fief.

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  • Bush also faces the prospect of a democratic filibuster in the Senate to block his latest nomination to the Supreme Court, Samuel Alito.

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  • Military men who never flinched at the roar of rifles now shook at the prospect of facing the press.

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  • The Museum of Leeds has done much to make the Abbey site an attractive prospect by converting the former inner gatehouse into a museum.

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  • Guests of The House receive priority bookings and should not be put off by the prospect of just a little too much glitz.

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  • Some parents might be excited at the prospect of becoming grandparents.

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  • There is a real prospect is that by 2100 there will be little if any natural terrestrial habitat left.

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  • One more heave to a final settlement is not in prospect.

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  • Jarai was more than a little hesitant at the prospect of 2008 entry.

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  • Being forced to turn up two or three hours in advance for a short hop makes rail a much better prospect.

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  • In addition, you have the prospect of offering your premium clients generous hospitality at the event itself.

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  • However, as the prospect of e-only versions of material becomes more immediate, the preservation issue becomes more pressing.

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  • Infection was our main concern since this could render the hand totally immobile, a daunting prospect five hours into the cave.

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  • Eight British residents are still incarcerated in the US run military prison with no prospect of a trial or release.

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  • The prospect of unemployment and no wages were not inductive to pleasure.

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  • During bereavement a break can seem a daunting prospect, even an unwelcome intrusion.

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  • Ornate prospect glasses, French lorgnettes and miniature spyglasses became all the rage in pre-Revolutionary France.

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  • The new STX specification provides the prospect of being able to write SAX filters without needing to do low-level Java coding.

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  • Under the sea, the beautiful mermaid is denied the prospect of true love.

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  • The new PROSPECT database has been set up on an IBM-compatible microcomputer using the FoxPro (dBase compatible) database package.

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  • All the correspondents voiced serious misgivings regarding the perceived lack of regard to the original planning consent by the occupant of The Prospect.

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  • Is FD happy with the prospect of including in his first set of financial statements a current-year P&L account that is intentionally materially misstated?

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  • Bennett, a closet Democrat, keeps feeling nauseated at the prospect of nuclear war.

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  • Just beyond the wall a truly noble prospect presented itself to our eyes.

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  • The defendants cannot rely on their own obstinacy to assert that mediation had no reasonable prospect of success.

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  • Children in this category may become panic-stricken over the prospect of visiting with their fathers.

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  • Further down the line, there is the real prospect of achieving the truly paperless office.

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  • Would Serbia ever swallow the bitter pill of independence for Kosovo without the prospect of EU membership for itself?

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  • They will also have to face the prospect of being an additional burden to a family or community already suffering severe privation.

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  • Well, we say Kabbalists, but the prospect of any 18th century Eastern European freethinking mystical geniuses popping in is fairly remote.

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  • It reveals how young people on low incomes face significant barriers to saving that put any prospect of a comfortable retirement at severe risk.

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  • Now, sitting on the floor with an orbital sander near your important bits is quite a scary prospect.

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  • Nuclear staff to debate planned sell-off 19/10/2005 The sale of British Nuclear Group must meet safety, environmental and accountability criteria Prospect has warned.

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  • I would be surprised if they radically altered the broad prospect of relatively steady progress over the next two years.

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  • One interesting prospect is the possibility of getting into a high level in Muxa, to bypass the sump.

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  • Brian's eyes lit up at the prospect of food, especially delicacies hitherto untried.

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  • The house is situated at the head of the beautiful vale of Dacre, down which it commands an extensive and delightful prospect.

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  • The Hall, an old modernized building, occupied by a tenant, stands on an eminence, commanding a richly varied prospect.

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  • For some people this is a prospect about which there is a natural and understandable wariness of the unknown.

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  • Suddenly the prospect of spending the day climbing frozen waterfalls seems not very attractive.

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  • Now normally the prospect of spending a weekend in a caving hut would fill mortals with fear.

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  • Many areas are facing the prospect of a complete write-off this season.

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  • Accident betrayed the secret of his retirement; he was compelled to leave his mathematical investigations, and to take part in entertainments, where the only thing that chimed in with his theorizing reveries was the music. French politics were at that time characterized by violence and intrigue to such an extent that Paris was no fit place for a student, and there was little honourable prospect for a soldier.

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  • To the mass of the people the restoration of the old governments undoubtedly brought a sense of relief, for the terrible drain in men and money caused by Napoleon.s wars had caused much discontent, whereas now there was a prospect of peace and rest.

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  • On the gently sloping margin of the estuary of a great river a view of tranquil inland life was equally presented to the shore-dweller, and the ocean did not present the only prospect of a career.

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  • The tsar was reluctant to bind himself by a formal treaty, because the French government did not offer the requisite guarantees of stability, and because he feared that it might be induced, by the prospect of Russian support, to assume an aggressive attitude towards Germany.

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  • Directly northwards from Prospect Hill stands the residence of the T`itu, or "governor of the city," and the Bell and the Drum Towers, both of which have attained celebrity from the nature of their contents - the first from the huge bell which hangs in it, and the second from the appliances it contains for marking the time.

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  • The thinker who sees man confronted by the infinite non-moral forces presumed by natural pantheism inevitably predominating over the finite powers of men may appear to the modern Christian theologian or to the evolutionist as a hopeless pessimist, and yet may himself have concluded that, though the future holds out no prospect save that of annihilation, man may yet by prudence and care enjoy a considerable measure of happiness.

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  • The constant use of chicory for coffee, and of woad for indigo, was apt to produce a reaction in favour of a humdrum peaceful policy; and yet, by a recent imperial decree, Frenchmen had the prospect of seeing the use of the new and imperfectly made beet sugar enforced from the 1st of January 1813, after which date all cane sugar was excluded as being of British origin.

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  • Thus the desire for vengeance and the prospect of a brilliant military career impelled the Bogomil magnates to adopt the creed of Islam, which, in its austerity, presented some points of resemblance to their own doctrines.

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  • History of Latvian Independence.-With the outbreak of the World War in 1914 a prospect of some kind of national existence opened out to the Lettish intelligentsia, whose antipathy to Germany did not imply a readiness to die for Russia.

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  • Probably to cheer the men by a semblance of activity, Marshal Bazaine attempted a sortie on a large scale on the 1st of October in the direction of Ladorchamps,, and fighting continued into the 2nd, but without prospect of success, and the profound depression following on defeat sent up the sick list rapidly.

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  • With the exception of Prospect and Pennant Hills, where there is an outburst of trap rock, the surface soil is the disintegration of the Wainamatta shale, which is well suited for orangeries and orchards.

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  • In the meanwhile relief may be afforded by fomentations, and by morphia or chloroform, but if no prospect of the stone escaping into the intestine appears likely, the surgeon will be called upon to remove it by an incision through the gall-bladder, or the bile-duct, or through the intestine at the spot where it is trying to make its escape.

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  • At eight next morning she entered the hall of execution, having taken leave of the weeping envoy from Scotland, to whom she gave a brief message for her son; took her seat on the scaffold, listened with an air of even cheerful unconcern to the reading of her sentence, solemnly declared her innocence of the charge conveyed in it and her consolation in the prospect of ultimate justice, rejected the professional services of Richard Fletcher, dean of Peterborough, lifted up her voice in Latin against his in English prayer, and when he and his fellow-worshippers had fallen duly silent prayed aloud for the prosperity of her own church, for Elizabeth, for her son, and for all the enemies whom she had commended overnight to the notice of the Spanish invader; then, with no less courage than had marked every hour and every action of her life, received the stroke of death from the wavering hand of the headsman.

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  • He was in high favour with that sovereign, but renounced the prospect of a bishopric to enter the Cistercian house of Rievaulx in Yorkshire, which was founded in 1131 by Walter Espec. Here Ælred remained for some time as master of the novices, but between the years 1142 and 1146 was elected abbot of Revesby in Lincolnshire and migrated thither.

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  • The prospect of radiology practiced by graduates with other qualifications from independent diagnostic and treatment centers is with us.

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  • What does a ' realistic prospect of conviction ' mean?

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  • Unfortunately the prospect of selling virtual West Cornwall holidays lies firmly in the realm of science fiction.

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  • But many recoil at the prospect that Plato is such a skeptic.

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  • I am also relishing the prospect of finally getting up to date with my constituency workload.

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  • Great oppertunity to acquire a top brood mare or future ridden prospect.

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  • She will make a super in-hand prospect or first ridden pony.

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  • Such rivalry between the big powers brings the prospect of war ever closer.

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  • So Pepe goes on ahead and runs up to the tree salivating at the prospect of food.

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  • The prospect of being able to tax shelter their buy to let investments in pension arrangements has buy to let investors positively salivating !

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  • One felt sickened at the prospect of a suffering animal, but there was nothing in the best human circumstances that one could do.

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  • The sire rating of Windy Prospect is a bit worrying.

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  • Occasionally surgical resection of isolated solitary distant metastases (usually lung) offers the prospect of prolonged long-term survival.

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  • Do n't wait the prospect of maternity wear can be a little scary, but those stretchy panels are designed for comfort.

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  • For the first time, sugar beet farmers in eastern England were presented with the prospect of reform of the EU import regime.

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  • In truth, the local communities were hardly likely to swoon with delight at the prospect of a localized response to unemployment and poverty.

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  • Some people were also tempted by the prospect of a semi night dive off Chesil beach.

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  • The tentative hypothesis is that the prospect of taking an exam is more stressful than the exam itself.

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  • Pam is on tenterhooks at the prospect of meeting Doug 's old girlfriend.

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  • They are terrified of the very prospect of loss of power.

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  • Like most people, you 're absolutely terrified at the prospect !

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  • These were principally third-class passengers, who were, happily, not troubled by the prospect of a long return voyage.

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  • They are thrilled at the prospect of getting a chance to show what they can do.

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  • Such a prospect would give Hugo Chavez a tremendous political boost.

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  • Unbeaten in two starts over fences, Racing Demon is an exciting prospect.

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  • The prospect of yet more useless verbs on a wet winter morning was unfailingly met with less than unbridled enthusiasm.

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  • Undaunted by the prospect of planting acid loving plants into an alkaline soil, the plan went ahead.

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  • Brian 's eyes lit up at the prospect of food, especially delicacies hitherto untried.

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  • Upgrading to a new vehicle can be both an exciting and terrifying prospect, but with a little research and knowledge the decision can be easier.

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  • The stain won't come out and you're faced with the prospect of replacing the cushion.

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  • If the prospect of trussing up the nursery is overwhelming you, fear no more.

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  • Though none of us actually jump for joy at the prospect of sitting unguarded and defenseless in the dentist's chair, there are times when we actually go for reasons other than impacted wisdom teeth and root canals.

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  • This makes drafting an all-around player who can do many things an attractive prospect.

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  • This can be a particularly attractive prospect for teachers who need to retain certification.

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  • You can read about any news, stock quotes, and prospect information.

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  • In order to be considered as a football prospect, you'll need to play hard on the field and with the books.

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  • The prospect of following a raw food diet may seem daunting to those unfamiliar with its basic tenets.

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  • If you think of your wedding in the same terms as a complex project, the prospect of planning the most important day of your life can seem a little less overwhelming.

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  • Marshall's heirs were less than happy about the prospect of sharing their inheritance with Anna.

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  • Whatever school turns out to be the right fit for you, don't let the prospect of tuition costs get in your way of attending.

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  • The prospect of having one or more dogs loose in a moving vehicle simply isn't safe or feasible.

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  • They are all natives of Japan, etc., but do not appear to be quite as hardy as the species previously mentioned; all could be tried, however, with every prospect of success in the southern countries.

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  • If you have a phobia about playing in front of people in a guitar lesson, be it one-on-one or a group class, online lessons remove this prospect from the equation.

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  • They serve Newark, East Orange, Englewood, Prospect Park and all nearby regions.

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  • Although the prospect of buying a dress for your son's wedding day seems overwhelming, it is a manageable task.

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  • While the prospect may be daunting, one way to get a plus size ribbed turtleneck that answers to all your needs and looks sensational on you is to either knit one yourself or, if you are not a confident knitter, have it knitted for you.

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  • If you have the prospect of leaving the working world and having unscheduled time on your hands, keep these quotes close to your heart.

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  • Retiring overseas is an exciting prospect for many seniors.

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  • Not thrilled about the prospect of wearing glasses but hate the thought of inserting contact lenses every morning and removing them every night?

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  • Don't let the prospect of a little sleuthing keep you from enjoying the luxury of a silver case, though.

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  • Gamers have been excited by the prospect of realistic lightsabre battles using the recently unveiled controller for Nintendo's 2006 console "Revolution".

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  • Also useful is the listing of the number of cases produced, which will give you an idea of the distribution volume and the prospect of finding a bottle in your local wine shop.

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  • As you can imagine, many mobile service providers offer a series of incentives for signing a contract with them, including the prospect of plans with added value, but these may end up costing you more money in the long run.

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  • Prospective parents are then faced with emotionally and ethically difficult choices regarding treatment options, the prospect of dealing with a severely affected newborn, and the option of elective abortion.

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  • Parents are often overwhelmed at the prospect of caring for a premature baby.

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  • Once diagnosed, the child and family face the prospect of surgery and recuperation.

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  • For many people, the prospect of gray hair is unacceptable, and they choose to dye their hair instead.

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  • Many men are anxious at the prospect of losing their hair and they search for solutions to baldness.

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  • Tell the interviewer how excited you are by the prospect of working in the position.

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  • A cold lead is a brief record referring to a potential buyer, or prospect.

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  • The qualified lead contains verified information about the prospect.

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  • A borrower could try to track down the right lender for his or her financial needs, but this can be a time-consuming prospect.

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  • Even though the prospect of an unplanned pregnancy is overwhelming, you do have choices.

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  • If you've been dreading the prospect of wearing maternity lingerie, you'll be pleased to learn that Motherhood Maternity offers a full line of intimate apparel.

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  • This moment of panic quickly passed and both she and her husband were thrilled at the prospect of their first child.

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  • Regardless of how anxious you may feel about the prospect of going into labor, your body is well equipped to deal with the process of delivering a baby.

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  • While the prospect of welcoming a new baby into your family can be overwhelming, be careful with your preparations.

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  • The prospect of dealing with an unplanned pregnancy can be terrifying, but you need to find out if you're pregnant as soon as possible in order to make the best decision for you and your baby.

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  • One of her fervent fans was so excited at the prospect of new Jessica Alba bikini shots, he posted a series of pre-baby bikini pictures and invited people to vote on their favorite.

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  • Ordering swimsuits online can be a dicey prospect, particularly because you won't be able to try on the styles you like, but when it comes to the Miracle bathing suit, you can visit Makeup 411.com.

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  • After all, most of us love a challenge, and the prospect of turning a beautiful woman into a walking work of art is just too tempting to resist.

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  • Many people would love to have their own backyard pool, but the prospect of putting one in can be rather daunting.

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  • Vitamin D toxicity in the human body is a real prospect and may cause significant health problems when it is left untreated.

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  • Starting a soy candle business can be a daunting prospect for someone new to the business.

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  • Families that do not like the prospect of being flocked can buy "insurance" to keep their homes flamingo free.

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  • While the prospect of a custom costume can be daunting, it doesn't have to cost that much more than buying something ready-made.

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  • Their extensive questionnaire provides ample information on prospect dating members and when you search the profiles on the system it will automatically let you know the percentage of matched answers for each person.

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  • Finding your next online dating prospect can be as easy as finding MySpace friends.

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  • Strike up a conversation on the group's page, and find your next friend or romantic prospect.

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  • While the prospect of meeting someone new can be very exciting, it also has the downside of discovering your feelings are not reciprocated.

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  • With superstars like Aston Kutcher making it "cool" to date or even marry older women, more and more men are enjoying the prospect of finding a more mature love interest.

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  • The internet means that it is possible to buy engagement rings from anywhere in the world, and this exciting prospect opens up all sorts of interesting opportunities.

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  • To avoid getting drawn in by the prospect of a deal, it is best to know the average price of new handbags and compare that to discount offers before a purchase.

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  • You are more likely, however, to find a wider range of styles around April, when temperatures finally start to inch upward and the prospect of summer begins to feel much more real!

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  • Many girls are fascinated with the prospect of taking care of babies or young children from the time get their hands on that first baby doll.

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  • People who are excited by the prospect of a haunted house are continually on the look out for fresh stories.

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  • Are they troubled, confused or frustrated at the prospect of you exploring further?

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  • Prospect Place Mansion in Dresden, Ohio is a former stop on the Underground Railroad.

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  • If you want to experience a ghost hunt at Prospect Place, you need to plan early.

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  • If you're making the transition from college student to working professional, the prospect of building an office-ready wardrobe can be overwhelming.

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  • At those steep admissi