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prospect Sentence Examples

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

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  • "Let's do this sensibly," Cynthia said, taking a deep breath, as nervous as her husband at the prospect of entering the cavern.

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  • "Let's do this sensibly," Cynthia said, taking a deep breath, as nervous as her husband at the prospect of entering the cavern.

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

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

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

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

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  • He settled into a fighting stance, unusually satisfied at the prospect of engaging her at any level.

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

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  • Mill tried to reconcile criminal law and its punishments with his very hard type of determinism by saying that law was needed in order to weight the scale, and in order to hold out a prospect of penalties which might deter from crime and impel towards good citizenship, so Paley held that virtue was not merely obedience to God but obedience " for 1 Criticism of the scheme, from the point of view of an idealist theism, will be found in John Caird's Introduc to the Phil.

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

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

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

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  • Did the prospect of marriage dig up old bones?

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

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

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  • She reached over, extending her hand to Cynthia, a wide smile on her face and a little kid look that said she was absolutely thrilled at the prospect of the upcoming trip.

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  • We are greatly excited by the prospect of training these dentists to provide for local health needs.

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

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

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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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  • So realistically, we know that we either must end war, or face the prospect that war will end us.

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

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  • They promised an easy expiation for crimes to both living and dead on payment of a fee, undertook to punish the enemies of their clients, and held out to them the prospect of perpetual banqueting and drinking-bouts in Paradise.

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  • Among other things, he made a more thorough study of socialist writers, with the result that, though he was not converted to any of their schemes as being immediately practicable, he began to look upon some more equal distribution of the produce of labour as a practicability of the remote future, and to dwell upon the prospect of such changes in human character as might render a stable society possible without the institution of private property.

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  • Very little enthusiasm was shown in the matter by the people, who preferred the distribution of doles in the city to the prospect of distant allotments.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • it would appear that there is little prospect of the eradication of this bacterial disorder.

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  • Pierre smiled, Natasha began to laugh, but Nicholas knitted his brows still more and began proving to Pierre that there was no prospect of any great change and that all the danger he spoke of existed only in his imagination.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Rattazzi, frightened at the prospect of an attack upon Rome, proclaimed a state of siege in Sicily, sent the fleet to Messina, and instructed Cialdini to oppose Garibaldi.

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  • As the prospect diminished of her bearing children to Charles, several schemes were set on foot for procuring a divorce on various pretexts.

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  • The same prospect was held out to Charles IV., the queen and Godoy, with the result that the rivals for the throne proceeded to the north of Spain to meet the arbiter of their destinies.

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  • Follow your genius closely enough, and it will not fail to show you a fresh prospect every hour.

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  • Deyverdun: from the garden a rich scenery of meadows and vineyards descends to the Leman Lake, and the prospect far beyond the lake is crowned by the stupendous mountains of Savoy."

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

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  • An area of 175 acres is comprised in the city's parks, the largest of which are Prospect Park and Beman Park.

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  • An area of 175 acres is comprised in the city's parks, the largest of which are Prospect Park and Beman Park.

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  • This prospect, however, was dissipated by the invasions of the Magyar hordes in the 10th century, the brunt of which was borne by Moravia.

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  • the commonalty and the nobles) was as to the person who should be chosen to be the king, although it is true that either candidate, the half-witted son of Philip II., Philip Arrhidaeus, or the posthumous son of Alexander by Roxana, opened the prospect of a long regency exercised by one or more of the Macedonian lords.

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  • It ought to be added that in each of the twentyfive years of his subsequent acquaintance with London " the prospect gradually brightened," and his social as well as his intellectual qualities secured him a wide circle of friends.

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  • The public worship endowment fund has relieved the state exchequer of the cost of public worship; has gradually furnished to the poorer parish priests an addition to their stipends, raising them to 32 per annum, with the prospect of further raising them to 40; and has contributed to the outlay incurred by the communes for religious purposes.

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  • After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a berceau or covered walk of acacias, which commands a prospect of the country, the lake, and the mountains.

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  • Still worse was the prospect when Sir Arthur Wellesley with a British force landed in Portugal, gained the battle of Vimiero (21st of August), and brought the French commander, Junot, by the so-called convention of Cintra, to agree to the evacuation of the country by all the French troops.

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  • On the west of Prospect Hill is the Si yuan, or "Western Park," which forms part of the palace grounds.

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  • The registered Cossacks objected to being placed under a Hetman not freely chosen by themselves, and those who were not included in the militia objected still more strongly to the prospect of being reduced to the miserable condition of Polish serfs.

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  • Early in April he sought to gain the help of ioo,000 Austrian troops by holding out to Francis of Austria the prospect of acquiring Silesia from Prussia.

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  • His intense application to affairs is noted by the English minister, John Robinson (1650-1723), who informed his court that there was every prospect of a happy reign in Sweden, provided his majesty were well served and did not injure his health by too much work.

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  • After a second political reaction, the prospect of a second Persian war, and the naval superiority of Aegina led to the assumption of a bolder policy.

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  • The buccaneers or filibusters, who during the 17th century were drawn to the West Indies by the prospect of plundering the possessions of decadent Spain, often invaded Porto Rico, but that island escaped the conquest which Haiti experienced.

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  • After devouring plates of scrambled eggs, bacon, and fresh papaya we headed off for a tour of the nearby Prospect Plantation.

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  • Although the prospect of a functioning, interactive GIR robot has some support from dedicated fans, interest in products based on Invader Zim remains static.

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  • They have two main series of shoes, the Vero IV (in both cleats and trainers) and the bargain-priced Jr. Prospect line.

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  • Hosting your own web server can be a daunting prospect, but for those with valid reasons to do so, the payoff can be immense.

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  • It was an exciting prospect.

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  • But I didn't care, I was so excited by the prospect.

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  • All four were thrilled at the prospect.

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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 rises steeply to a height of 7352 feet, and commands a magnificent prospect.

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  • appointed to it Cardinal Pecci, who thus returned to reside in Rome, with the prospect of having shortly responsible functions to perform during the vacancy of the Holy See, though the camerlengo was traditionally regarded as disqualified by his office from succeeding to the papal throne.

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  • Sections of Prospect Avenue, E.

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  • The Arcade, between Euclid and Superior avenues, and the Colonial Arcade, between Euclid and Prospect avenues, are office and retail store buildings worthy of mention.

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  • Three miles south, in Sussex, the village of Frant stands on a hill which is perhaps the finest of the many view-points in this district, commanding a wide prospect over some of the richest woodland scenery in England.

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  • carrying on agriculture, and are a poverty-stricken population with little prospect of holding their own.

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  • Napoleon, with the Russian War in prospect, had early in the year withdrawn 30,000 men from Spain; and Wellington had begun to carry on what he termed a war of "magazines."

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  • In his youth and early manhood there was no prospect of his ascending the Danish throne, and he consequently became the instrument of his father's schemes of aggrandizement in Germany.

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  • The death of his elder brother Christian in June 1647 first opened to him the prospect of succeeding to the Danish throne, but the question was still unsettled when Christian IV.

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  • The general result of the law previous to the Benefices Act 1898, as gathered from the statutes and decisions, may be exhibited as follows: (1) it was not simony for a layman or spiritual person not purchasing for himself to purchase, while the church was full, as advowson or next presentation, however immediate the prospect of a vacancy; (2) it was not simony for a spiritual person to purchase for himself a life or any greater estate in an advowson, and to present himself thereto; (3) it was not simony to exchange benefices under an agreement that no payment was to be made for dilapidations on either side; (4) it was not simony to make certain assignments of patronage under the Church Building and New Parishes Acts (9 & 10 Vict.

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  • In April 1842 Lord Stanley (afterwards 14th earl of Derby), then secretary for the colonies in the second Peel Administration, wrote to Sir George Napier that the establishment of a colony in Natal would be attended with little prospect of advantage, but at the same time stated that the pretensions of the emigrants to be regarded as an independent community could not be admitted.

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  • Had he been inspired with personal ambition, he might have entered upon the race of political advancement with the prospect of attaining the highest official prizes.

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  • Thus, with the succession uncertain, with the Turk at the very door, with the prospect, dismal at the best, of a long minority, the political outlook was both embarrassing and perilous.

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  • Under Ferdinand the parochial clergy were tempted to become Lutherans by the prospect of matrimony, and, in reply to the remonstrances of their bishops, declared that they would rather give up their cures than their wives.

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  • On the 28th the Hungarian parliament adjourned sine die, pending the settlement of the crisis, without having voted the estimates for 1910, and without there being any prospect of a meeting of the delegations.

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  • The Trialist solution (which would have united the Yugoslav provinces of Austria-Hungary in a third state enjoying equality with the two existing partners) rapidly lost popularity, even among the clerical parties, which had been attracted by the prospect of Catholic predominance in such a State.

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  • But the prospect of a settlement roused the Italian Nationalists to a final effort: the Nitti Cabinet fell, and D'Annunzio, repeating his defiance of Europe, attempted a further raid upon Dalmatia.

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  • Had the fusion of the two little republics which Pretorius sought to bring about, and from which apparently the Free State was not averse, actually been accomplished in 1860, it is more than probable that a republican state on liberal lines, with some prospect of permanence and stability, might have been formed.

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  • About this time gold reefs were discovered in the Zoutpansberg district near Marabastad, and a few gold seekers from Europe and Cape Colony began to prospect the northern portions of the Transvaal.

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  • The first duty was to effect the relief of the British forces which had been rendered immobile, and another duty imposed by political circumstances was to relieve Kimberley (where Cecil Rhodes was), while the prospect of rebellion forbade the complete denudation of the central part of the colony.

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  • In the south-eastern Transvaal Botha made a new effort to invade Natal, but, although he captured 300 men and three guns in an action on the 17th of September at Blood River Poort near Vryheid, his plans were rendered abortive by his failure to reduce the posts of Mount Prospect and Fort Itala in Zululand, which he attacked on the 26th, and he only escaped with difficulty from the converging columns sent against him.

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  • In the cinctus Gabinus, which was the fashion adopted in early times when fighting was in prospect, the end of the toga was drawn tightly round the waist and formed a kind of girdle; this was retained in certain official functions, such as the opening of the emple of Janus in historical times.

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  • Some of the most successful of the advances of medicine as a healing art have followed the detection of syphilitic disease of the vessels, or of the supporting tissues of nervous centres and of the peripheral nerves; so that, by specific medication, the treatment of paralytic, convulsive, and other terrible manifestations of nervous disease thus secondarily induced is now undertaken in early stages with definite prospect of cure.

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  • wide, the towers of Westminster, on the one hand and the dome of St Paul's on the other, make up a fine prospect.

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  • Bedford House in Bloomsbury Square had its full view of Hampstead and Highgate from the back, and Queen's Square was built open to the north in order that the inhabitants might obtain the same prospect.

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  • In September 1901 Louis Botha made an attempt to invade Natal by way of Zululand, but the stubborn defence made by the small posts at Itala and Prospect Hill, both within the Zulu border, caused him to give up the project.

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  • on finding nearly all the ammunition for their heaviest ordnance in the Narrows to be used up, viewed the prospect of a possible fresh fleet attack with some apprehension, as they were under the impression that the assailants had been beaten off on the 18th by the guns and not by the mines.

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  • On the other hand, the Turks, who were commanded by Essad, had likewise dug themselves in, and they could bring an effective artillery fire to bear on the Anzac trenches from three sides, the prospect of the landing force making any effective progress under the awkward conditions of ground in which it found itself was remote, and Birdwood's contingents had in reality been even less successful than had those detailed for Helles as regards securing an adequate area on the enemy's shores before the defence gathered strength.

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  • Moreover, the linking up of Turkey with the Central Powers by railway ensured that Liman von Sanders would in due course be furnished with ample munitions of all kinds, and this must make the prospect of Entente forces gaining possession of the Straits remoter than ever.

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  • deriving much benefit from the strategical transformation which had taken place in the Balkans consequent upon communications being opened between Thrace and the Central Powers; but there was every prospect of heavy artillery and munitions shortly beginning to find their way through from Germany and AustriaHungary to the Dardanelles.

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  • Sickly men and some stores and animals had been got away before Dec. 8, which lightened the task in prospect.

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  • They imagined that, like other nations, they would fallbefore their superior tactics and valour; and their cupidity was inflamed by the prospect of marching to Calcutta and plundering the country.

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  • The greater portion of the most suitable land appears to be already under cultivation and there is little immediate prospect for much expansion of the industry.

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  • In more recent years tobacco has been grown in Ireland, but up to 1910 it had been found impracticable to obtain from the government sufficient relaxation from fiscal restrictions to encourage the home cultivation, though in 1907 the prospect of licences being issued was held out.

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  • After spending nearly six years in the office of his uncle, Benjamin Austen, a solicitor, he was tempted to leave England for Ceylon by the prospect of obtaining an appointment in the civil service, and he started in 1839 with the intention of making an overland journey across Asia.

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  • Inland the prospect is wild, dreary and monotonous.

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  • A beautiful terrace called the Prospect adjoins the churchyard and overlooks the river.

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  • The Prospect was acquired and laid out by Kyrle, who also planted the fine elm avenues near the church; his house stands opposite the market house, where he disbursed his charities; he erected the church spire, and is buried in the chancel, where his grave remained without a monument until Pope called attention to the omission.

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  • Their bite is therefore less dangerous and the effect on the general system slower, so that there is more prospect of recovery by treatment.

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  • The prospect of an English blockade of Malta encouraged the revolt, of which Canon Caruana became the leader.

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  • From the flash of the rifles, it was clear that the French main position was still intact, and as every body of troops within thirty-six hours' call had been engaged there seemed little prospect of renewing the struggle next morning.

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  • Thus when Tromp appeared "at the back of the Goodwins" with a fleet of 80 war-ships and a crowd of merchant vessels on the 29th of November, Blake was not in a position to engage him with any assured prospect of success.

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  • Henry, however, stoutly refused to go further in the direction of German Protestantism, even with the prospect of forwarding the proposed union between him and the princes of the Schmalkaldic League.

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  • Indeed, Holland became the home of modern religious liberty, the haven of innumerable free spirits, and the centre of activity of printers and publishers, who asked for no other imprimatur than the prospect of intelligent readers.

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  • Above, on the western side, and partly lying on the site of the old ramparts, is the residential quarter, consisting mainly of villas and commanding a fine prospect of the Oder valley.

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  • A better prospect opened in the confusion in Byzantine affairs which followed the death of Manuel Coinnenus (1180), and William took up the old design and feud against Constantinople.

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  • 260) left the eastern provinces largely at the mercy of the Persians; the prospect of Persian supremacy was not one which Palmyra or its prince had any reason to desire.

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  • The prospect of revenge upon her enemies of the Second Balkan War - Serbia, Greece and Rumania - and of attaining her large territorial ambitions at their expense, proved sufficient, after prudent hesitation, to attract Bulgaria to the side of Germany.

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  • At last, with no further prospect of work nearer home, he started for New York.

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  • At the general election on March 1857, Palmer, finding that the independent part he had taken, especially in reference to the Chinese question, had alienated from him many of his constituents in Plymouth, abandoned the prospect of re-election for that borough, and did not seek for election elsewhere.

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  • This treaty, a costly one to Siam, is important as opening up a prospect of ultimateabandonment of extraterritorial rights by all the powers.

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  • In Cambridge he completed his work on the New Testament, the Letters of Jerome, and Seneca; and then in 1514, when there seemed no prospect of ampler preferment, he determined to transfer himself to Basel and give the results of his labours to the world.

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  • part of the city is Prospect Park, which with Goat Island immediately S., and several smaller islands, has been, since 1885, the "New York State Reservation at Niagara Falls."

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  • The death, in 1565, of Black Radziwill, the chief opponent of the union, still further weakened the Lithuanians, and the negotiations were reopened with more prospect of success at the diet which met at Lublin on the 10th of January 1569.

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  • But, though driven from the field, the agitation simmered all over the country for nearly two years longer, and was only terminated, in1609, by a general amnesty which excluded every prospect of constitutional reform.

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  • Seriously disturbed at the prospect of Russian aggrandizement, the idea occurred, almost simultaneously, to the courts of Berlin and Vienna that the best mode of preserving the equilibrium of Europe was for all three powers to readjust their territories at the expense of Poland.

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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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  • She alone could have given the Spanish Armada any real chance of success; and as the prospect of invasion loomed larger on the horizon, fiercer grew the popular determination to remove the only possible centre of a domestic rising, without which the external attack was bound to be a failure.

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  • was the result of many years of labour and thought, 1 undertaken with this special object, and it would seem that Napier had seen some prospect of success nearly twenty years before the publication of the Descriptio.

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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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  • land grant given by the Spanish viceroy to Stephen Q Austin in 1820, and had been estranged from Mexico partly by the abolition of slavery under a decree of President Guerrero, and partly by the prospect of the Centralist constitution of 1836.

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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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  • infuriated Catherine de Medicis, and the prospect of France being dragged at the heels of the Huguenots infuriated the Catholics.

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  • - the highest, Prospect Peak, in Chilmark township, 308 ft.

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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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  • in the Mystic Valley and along a range of hills or ridges, of which the largest are Prospect, Spring, Winter, Central and Clarendon hills.

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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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  • Prospect and Central Hills) were fortified during the siege of Boston.

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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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  • As we see it to-day, it is an open space of ioo acres, set on a hill with a wide prospect east and south and west, in shape an irregular hexagon, enclosed in a circuit of a mile and a half by the massive ruins of a city wall which still stands here and there some 20 ft.

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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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  • But Napoleon was himself little inclined to use the warlike tone of his people; and Bismarck found it easy to ~in him over to his views by explaining the temporary nature of the convention, and by dropping hints at the famous interview at Biarritz (September 30, 1865) of possible compensations to France in the event of a Prussian victory over Austria; the probability of a prolonged struggle in Germany between two powers apparently evenly matched, moreover, held out to the French emperor the prospect of his being able to intervene at the proper moment with overwhelming effect.

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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 administration of Ibn Furat was fatal to the IkshidIs and momentous for Egypt, since a Jewish convert, Jacob, son of Killis, who had been in the IkshIds service, and was ill-treated by Ibn Furt, fled to the F~timite sovereign, and persuaded him that the time for invading Egypt with a prospect of success had arrived, since there was no one in Fostat capable of organizing a plan of defence, and the dissensions between the Buyids at Bagdad rendered it improbable that any succour would arrive from that quarter.

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  • Befoie his arrival the administration of affairs had again been committed to Ibn Furat, who, on hearing of the threatened invasion, at first proposed to treat with Jauhar for the peaceful surrender of the country; but though at first there was a prospect of this being carried out, the majority of the troops at Fostat preferred to make some resistance, and an advance was made to meet Jauhar in the neighborhood of Giza.

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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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  • But the prospect of French success in Italy which had encouraged the pope proved delusive, and in 1529 he had to submit to the yoke of Charles V.

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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 revolution of 1830 was a great blow to him, and the prospect of democratic advances almost made him ill.

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  • Where coal is very cheap indeed and the other conditions are favourable, it is possible to establish such an industry with a prospect of commercial success, even when the electric current is produced by means of steam-engines.

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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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  • above sea-level, the highest points being in Prospect Park; but steep street grades even in this section are rare, and elsewhere the surface is either only slightly undulating or, as in the east and south, flat.

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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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  • From the northern entrance to Prospect Park, Eastern Parkway, another fine boulevard, 'too ft.

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  • east of Prospect Park, occupies about 478 acres.

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  • In the plaza at the northern entrance to Prospect Park is a soldiers' and sailors' memorial arch (80 ft.

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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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  • 4 " Is there any such happiness as for a man's mind to be raised above the confusion of things, where he may have the prospect of the order of nature and error of man ?

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  • MIZPAH, or MIZPEH, the name of several places referred to in the Old Testament, in each case probably derived from a "commanding prospect," the Hebrew name having that significance.

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  • 144), "that the first borrowers must have been for the most part men driven to this necessity by the pressure of want, and contracting debt as a desperate resource without any fair prospect of ability to pay; debt and famine run together in the mind of the poet Hesiod.

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  • (July 3, 1720) peace was also signed between Denmark and Sweden, Denmark retroceding Riigen, Further Pomerania as far as the Peene, and Wismar to Sweden, in exchange for an indemnity of 600,000 rix-dollars, while Sweden relinquished her exemption from the Sound tolls and her protectorate over Holstein-Gottorp. The prospect of coercing Russia by means of the British fleet had alone induced Sweden to consent to such sacrifices; but when the last demands of England and her allies had been complied with, Sweden of was left to come to terms as best she could with Peace Nystad, the tsar.

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  • When he dismissed the estates, the speech from the throne held out no prospect of their speedy revocation.

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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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  • Other minerals of economic value are sandstone, quarried at Boise, Ada county, at Preston, Oneida county, and at Goshen, Prospect and Idaho Falls, Bingham county, valued at $22,265 in 1905, and at $11,969 in 1906; limestone, valued at $14,105 in 1905 and at $12,600 in 1906, used entirely for the local manufacture of lime, part of which was used in the manufacture of sugar; and coal, in the Horseshoe Bend and Jerusalem districts in Boise county, in Lemhi county near Salmon City, and in E.

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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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  • himself; and in John III., count of Armagnac. The prospect of his briliant progress to Rome was ever before his eyes; and in his thoughts force of arms, of French arms, was to be the instrument of his glorious triumph over his competitor.

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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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  • high, an extensive prospect is obtained of the surrounding country.

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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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  • For the brothers Robert and William were, and always had been, enemies, and every intriguing baron had before him the tempting prospect of aggrandizing himself, by making his allegiance to one of the brothers serve as an excuse for betraying the other.

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  • The king of France departed in wrath, to raise trouble at home; the army gradually melted away, the prospect of recovering Jerusalem disappeared, and finally Richard must be reckoned fortunate in that he obtained from Sultan Saladin a peace, by which the coastland of Palestine was preserved for the Christians, while the Holy City and the inland was sacrificed (Sept.

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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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  • opened up a serious prospect for Northumberland.

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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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  • 17) the prospect of personal survival (i Thess.

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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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  • King William had no sons, nor had his only Protestant kinsman, Duke Nicholas (1833-1903)1903) consequently the succession would ultimately pass to a Roman Catholic branch of the family, and this prospect raised up certain difficulties about the relations between church and state.

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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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  • Again, "the gradation of the incident is this: the father has become powerless among the coils of the serpent; the younger son has still strength for resistance but is wounded; the elder has a prospect of escape."

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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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  • It was an exciting prospect.

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  • Just the prospect frightens me to death.

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

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

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  • But I didn't care, I was so excited by the prospect.

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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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  • She reached over, extending her hand to Cynthia, a wide smile on her face and a little kid look that said she was absolutely thrilled at the prospect of the upcoming trip.

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  • All four were thrilled at the prospect.

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  • Kiera retorted even as her heart leapt at the prospect.

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

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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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  • Did the prospect of marriage dig up old bones?

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

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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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  • He settled into a fighting stance, unusually satisfied at the prospect of engaging her at any level.

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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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  • 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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  • abrogatetly, the Russians are rejecting any such amendment, raising the prospect of the US unilaterally abrogating or withdrawing from the Treaty.

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

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  • alluring prospect.

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

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  • anxious about the prospect of their children meeting the new partner of the other parent.

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  • appalled at the prospect of losing most of the rich prawn fishery in a spurious attempt to save cod.

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  • The prospect of having to use FTP to transfer all files from the web server was not appetizing.

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  • apprehensive at the prospect of the close intellectual scrutiny which the tutorial involves.

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  • A brutal battering, or the prospect of one, will just as inevitably arouse panic fear of another sort.

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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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  • attracted by the prospect of free test drives on the innovative new concept bike, the Carver One.

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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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  • badspan>Even worse, emigrants faced the prospect of not earning wages for up to five months.

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  • balked at the prospect.

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

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  • baulknonetheless balks at the prospect that he could be required to wear an electronic tag.

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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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  • bluegrass band back home which he hopes to bring over on his next visit - a mouth-watering prospect.

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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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  • 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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  • cautious about the prospect of seeing a " lot more councils " following suit.

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  • cheerless prospect, but one stimulating to a traveler.

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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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  • such condensates (whose experimental observation has recently been reported) offer the prospect of observing quantum statistical phenomena in a macroscopic object.

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  • daunted by the prospect of using a computer package with which they are not familiar.

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  • daunting a prospect.

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  • daunted at the prospect of passing key skills tests for their NVQs.

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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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  • daunted by the thought of Rutland Water let alone the prospect of taking on hundreds of square miles of coastline!

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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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  • dismal prospect of their race coming down the course with St Edward's duly taking Bronze.

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  • dismayed at the prospect of leaving.

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  • displeasure at this prospect, however, Phillips finally backed down.

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  • dread the prospect coming back to thousands of emails!

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  • drooling at the prospect of taking Iraq.

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  • elated at the prospect of seeing the first volume in full.

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  • elated with the prospect of an interview.

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  • enthused by the prospect, how do we motivate ourselves to get into the healthy habit?

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  • enthused by the prospect, how do we motivate ourselves to get into the healthy habit?

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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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  • enticed by prospect of Michael Douglas and Albert Brooks as the combustible duo.

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  • enticeessional status, duly arranged to fit its niche in society, may be an enticing prospect.

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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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  • key escrow would have to be global to achieve its stated purpose, and there is now no prospect of this.

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  • excited about the prospect of seeing what we can create.

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  • excited by the prospect of training these dentists to provide for local health needs.

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  • excited at the prospect of leaving home to go to college.

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  • excited by the prospect - until the preparatory work came through my letter box.

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  • excitement at the prospect.

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  • exciting prospect for the new season.

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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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  • face the terrifying prospect of a flip of the Gulf Stream.

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  • faced with the prospect of paying, he decides against accessing the article.

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

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  • fazed by the prospect of starting pre-season with Leeds on 8 July.

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  • fazed by the prospect of starting pre-season with Leeds on 8 July.

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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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  • flinch at the prospect of TV diners and Angel Delight on the menu, fear not.

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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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  • glee at the prospect of a nation consumed by the beautiful game is purely professional.

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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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  • groan inwardly at the prospect of several hours per week in the confessional.

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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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  • The ghastly prospect of nuclear holocaust looms larger every year.

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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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  • horrifyre horrified at the prospect of having such a place opening within a couple of miles of the shop.

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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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  • hostelryg further east to Wapping Wall we come to the third of the trio of historic Wapping hostelries, the Prospect of Whitby.

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

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  • inartistic prospect she sauntered out and downstairs to see what her maid might be about.

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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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  • She said: Now we have the indignity of a proof of age being required for OAPs and the prospect of more charges.

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

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  • interwar estates are given no prospect.

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  • intimidated by the prospect of taking part.

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  • intimidated by the prospect of taking part.

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

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  • irrational to feel dismay at that prospect?

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  • joke films Jesse's car ride to the courtroom and them joking around outside it, despite the prospect of a daunting jail sentence.

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  • logbook records, " On arrival at Merthyr we went to a café to discuss the Welsh prospect.

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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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  • mouthwatering prospect.

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

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  • needle gunning of newly accessible surfaces has taken place but there is plenty more in prospect!

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  • nervous about the prospect of taking my eight-month-old daughter Maisie to her first music festival.

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  • nervous at the prospect of facing unaided such a large assembly.

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

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  • Neal-Schuman Publishers Prospect Research: A Primer for growing nonprofits Cecilia Hogan, David Lamb.

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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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  • onstage presence distinguishes them as an exciting new prospect for the future.

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  • overjoyed at the prospect of slow organic growth.

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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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  • peacetime conditions still a distant prospect.

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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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  • realistic prospect of conviction ' mean?

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

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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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  • ridden prospect.

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

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

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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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  • So the issue might not be worth pursuing, tho some observations from prospect theory may merit scrutiny.

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

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

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

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

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  • swoon with delight at the prospect of a localized response to unemployment and poverty.

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  • Result: client's reputation unfairly tarnished with little or no prospect of redress.

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  • tempted by the prospect of a semi night dive off Chesil beach.

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

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

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  • terrifyare terrified of the very prospect of loss of power.

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

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

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

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

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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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  • 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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  • Rattazzi, frightened at the prospect of an attack upon Rome, proclaimed a state of siege in Sicily, sent the fleet to Messina, and instructed Cialdini to oppose Garibaldi.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • As the prospect diminished of her bearing children to Charles, several schemes were set on foot for procuring a divorce on various pretexts.

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  • fair prospect of peace; but the war was resumed, Otto supporting the rebel lords of the kingdom of France, and peace was not declared until 942, at the treaty of Vise-sur-Meuse.

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

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  • The public worship endowment fund has relieved the state exchequer of the cost of public worship; has gradually furnished to the poorer parish priests an addition to their stipends, raising them to 32 per annum, with the prospect of further raising them to 40; and has contributed to the outlay incurred by the communes for religious purposes.

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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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  • With Finance taxation screwed up to breaking point on personal and real estate, on all forms of commercial and industrial activity, and on salt, flour and other necessaries of life; with a deficit of 8,500,000 for the current year, and the prospect of a further aggregate deficit of Li ~,ooo,ooo during the next quinquennium, Sellas heroic struggle against national bankruptcy was still far from a successful termination.

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  • Mill tried to reconcile criminal law and its punishments with his very hard type of determinism by saying that law was needed in order to weight the scale, and in order to hold out a prospect of penalties which might deter from crime and impel towards good citizenship, so Paley held that virtue was not merely obedience to God but obedience " for 1 Criticism of the scheme, from the point of view of an idealist theism, will be found in John Caird's Introduc to the Phil.

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

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  • They promised an easy expiation for crimes to both living and dead on payment of a fee, undertook to punish the enemies of their clients, and held out to them the prospect of perpetual banqueting and drinking-bouts in Paradise.

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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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  • 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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  • The prospect of this consummation stirs him to an outburst of adoration, with which the whole section ends (xi.

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  • The registered Cossacks objected to being placed under a Hetman not freely chosen by themselves, and those who were not included in the militia objected still more strongly to the prospect of being reduced to the miserable condition of Polish serfs.

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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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  • 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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  • On the west of Prospect Hill is the Si yuan, or "Western Park," which forms part of the palace grounds.

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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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  • 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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  • It ought to be added that in each of the twentyfive years of his subsequent acquaintance with London " the prospect gradually brightened," and his social as well as his intellectual qualities secured him a wide circle of friends.

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  • Deyverdun: from the garden a rich scenery of meadows and vineyards descends to the Leman Lake, and the prospect far beyond the lake is crowned by the stupendous mountains of Savoy."

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  • After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a berceau or covered walk of acacias, which commands a prospect of the country, the lake, and the mountains.

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

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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 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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  • it would appear that there is little prospect of the eradication of this bacterial disorder.

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  • Among other things, he made a more thorough study of socialist writers, with the result that, though he was not converted to any of their schemes as being immediately practicable, he began to look upon some more equal distribution of the produce of labour as a practicability of the remote future, and to dwell upon the prospect of such changes in human character as might render a stable society possible without the institution of private property.

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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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  • The same prospect was held out to Charles IV., the queen and Godoy, with the result that the rivals for the throne proceeded to the north of Spain to meet the arbiter of their destinies.

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  • Still worse was the prospect when Sir Arthur Wellesley with a British force landed in Portugal, gained the battle of Vimiero (21st of August), and brought the French commander, Junot, by the so-called convention of Cintra, to agree to the evacuation of the country by all the French troops.

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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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  • Early in April he sought to gain the help of ioo,000 Austrian troops by holding out to Francis of Austria the prospect of acquiring Silesia from Prussia.

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

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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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  • His intense application to affairs is noted by the English minister, John Robinson (1650-1723), who informed his court that there was every prospect of a happy reign in Sweden, provided his majesty were well served and did not injure his health by too much work.

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  • It rises steeply to a height of 7352 feet, and commands a magnificent prospect.

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  • On the north-western side of the Green are the buildings of Yale University (q.v.); the "college" campus is the square enclosed by College, Chapel, High and Elm streets, with Battell Chapel at its eastern corner, Farnam, Lawrence, Phelps, Welch and Osborn halls on its south-eastern side, Vanderbilt Hall, Connecticut (or South Middle, Hall, the oldest of the Yale buildings (1750), and the Art School on the southern side, the Library, Dwight Hall and Alumni Hall on the northwestern and Durfee Hall on the northern side; farther north of the Green are the Divinity School, the University Campus, on which are the Bicentennial Buildings and Memorial Hall, and, lying between Grove Street and Trumbull Street and Prospect Street and Hillhouse Avenue, the buildings of the Sheffield Scientific School.

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

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  • This prospect, however, was dissipated by the invasions of the Magyar hordes in the 10th century, the brunt of which was borne by Moravia.

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