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quarry Sentence Examples

  • I went skinny dipping in the quarry where I'd been told not to go.

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  • There is a large limestone quarry within the borough limits.

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  • The same quarry produces both kinds, and indeed the same block is sometimes half red and half white.

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  • The quarry mines on the top of the hill near Tawmaw produce enormous quantities, but the quality is not so good.

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  • The output of the Auburn quarry, 7 m.

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  • A ferret's hold on its quarry is as obstinate as that of a bulldog, but can easily be broken by a strong pressure of the thumb just above the eyes.

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  • He didn't show any anger at all, just disappointment—not so much at my going to the quarry as lying to him.

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  • But they were driven back into the Quarry Ravine, and, relieving the exhausted British, the French took up the defence along the edge of the ravine, which, though still not without severe fighting, they maintained till the close of the battle.

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  • Employers of workmen in a clay or coal mine, stone quarry, or on a steam or street railway are liable for damage in case of an injury to any of their workmen where such injury is caused by the negligence of the employer or of any servant or employee of the employer.

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  • Here we have a first proof of his talent for romancing; for alike to two pilgrims who show him the road and to the huntsmen of Mark's court (whom he instructs in the rightful method of cutting up and disposing the quarry), Tristan invents different, and most detailed, fictions of his land and parentage.

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  • Their quarry was the average man; and the best way of impressing the average man is to set before him duties that he feels himself fully capable of performing.

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  • We first have the early history of Felix Bentkowski (1781-1852), followed by that of Michael Wiszniewski (1794-1865), which, however, only extends to the 17th century, and is at best but a quarry of materials for subsequent writers, the style being very heavy.

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  • Many weary hours are spent in setting baits, traps and wires, and, frequently, when the hunter retraces his steps to collect the quarry it is only to find it gone, devoured by some large animal that has visited his traps before him.

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  • The ruins of the Artemision, after serving as a quarry to local builders, were finally covered deep with mud by the river Cayster, or one of its left bank tributaries, the Selinus, and the true site remained unsuspected until 1869.

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  • The ruins of the Artemision, after serving as a quarry to local builders, were finally covered deep with mud by the river Cayster, or one of its left bank tributaries, the Selinus, and the true site remained unsuspected until 1869.

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  • (The architect being at that time also the contractor.) The chapters are -- (1) on various machines, such as scaling-ladders, windmills, &c.; (2) on windlasses, axles, pulleys and cranes for moving heavy weights, such as those used by Chersiphron in building the great temple of Diana at Ephesus, and on the discovery by a shepherd of a quarry of marble required to build the same temple; (3) on dynamics; (4) on machines for drawing water; (5) on wheels for irrigation worked by a river; (6) on raising water by a revolving spiral tube; (7) on the machine of Ctesibius for raising water to a height; (8) on a very complicated water engine, the description of which is not intelligible, though Vitruvius remarks that he has tried to make the matter clear; (9) on machines with wheels to register the distance travelled, either by land or water; (10) on the construction of scorpiones for hurling stones; (11) and (12) on balistae and catapults; (13) on battering rams and other machines for the attack of a fortress; (14) on shields (testudines) to enable soldiers to fill up the enemy's ditches; (15) on other kinds of testudines; (16) on machines for defence, and examples of their use in ancient times.

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  • The first attack made by Pavlov's advanced guard, aided by parts of Soimonov's corps, was relatively slight, but General Dannenberg now arrived on the field, and arranged for an assault on the British centre and right, to be delivered by ro,000 men (half his intact forces) chiefly by way of the Quarry Ravine, the attack to be prepared by the guns on Shell Hill.

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  • The first attack made by Pavlov's advanced guard, aided by parts of Soimonov's corps, was relatively slight, but General Dannenberg now arrived on the field, and arranged for an assault on the British centre and right, to be delivered by ro,000 men (half his intact forces) chiefly by way of the Quarry Ravine, the attack to be prepared by the guns on Shell Hill.

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  • In some cases it has been found advantageous to quarry and crush rock for the purpose of using it in this way.

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  • Although it was decades since Dean's Boy Scout days and he didn't relish the thoughts of bed­ding his exhausted body on the ground, he felt, in addition to sav­ing money, his chance of running into his quarry in a camp ground was better.

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  • Although it was decades since Dean's Boy Scout days and he didn't relish the thoughts of bed­ding his exhausted body on the ground, he felt, in addition to sav­ing money, his chance of running into his quarry in a camp ground was better.

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  • metallum, mine, quarry, adapted from Gr.

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  • Gsell, consists of a nave and two aisles, and still contains a mosaic. The Great Basilica served for centuries as a quarry, but it is still possible to make out the plan of the building, which was divided into seven aisles.

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  • Gsell, consists of a nave and two aisles, and still contains a mosaic. The Great Basilica served for centuries as a quarry, but it is still possible to make out the plan of the building, which was divided into seven aisles.

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  • For alabaster the principal quarry was that of Hanub in the desert 10 m.

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  • Only less important and only less early to be established in Vermont was the quarrying of granite, which began in 1812, but which has been developed chiefly since 1880, largely by means of the building of "granite railroads" which connect each quarry with a main railway line - a means of transportation as important as the logging railways of the Western states and of Canada.

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  • Its final fall was due to the rise of the Arabic city of Fostat on the right bank of the Nile almost opposite the northern end of the old capital; and its ruins, so far as they still lay above ground, gradually disappeared, being used as a quarry for the new city, and afterwards for Cairo.

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  • Dean pulled out of the curve, searching ahead for a glimpse of his quarry as he continued to hug the right side of the narrow road­way.

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  • The Concord granite is a medium bluish-grey coloured muscovitebiotite granite, with mica plates so abundant as to effect the durability of the polish of the stone; it is used for building-the outer walls of the Library of Congress at Washington, D.C., are made of this stone-to a less degree for monuments, for which the output of one quarry is used exclusively, and for paving blocks.

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  • The first marble quarry was opened in Dorset in 1785 and a second at Middlebury in 1805; and the first granite was quarried in 1812.

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  • His immense learning served him rather as a storehouse of illustrations, or as an armoury out of which he could choose the fittest weapon for discomfiting on opponent, than as a quarry furnishing him with material for building up a completely designed and enduring edifice of systematized truth.

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  • Setters owe their name to their having been trained originally to crouch when marking game, so as to admit of the net with which the quarry was taken being drawn over their heads.

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  • Near Gouverneur, St Lawrence county, is a large quarry of coarsely crystalline magnesian limestone, used as monumental marble.

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  • But the first western sovereign practically to recognize the importance of the district was Antigonus, who began to build a city, Antigonia, on the Kara Su a few miles north of the situation of Antioch; but, on his defeat, he left it to serve as a quarry for his rival Seleucus.

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  • The industry began about 1840, though one quarry had been opened as early as 1805.

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  • Stimulated by the high price paid by the British Museum, the quarry owners diligently searched, and in 1872 another, much finer, preserved specimen was found.

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  • It is built in the simple Doric style, of grey limestone taken from a quarry owned by the state, near the city; is 304 ft.

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  • Before his death the Historia Britonum had already become a model and a quarry for poets and chroniclers.

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  • It is getting warm here now, so father is going to take us to the Quarry on the 20th of August.

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  • In Dauphin county is a quarry of bluish-brown Triassic sandstone that has been used extensively especially in Philadelphia, for the erection of the so-called brown stone fronts.

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  • Not the least extraordinary feature of the battle that followed is the part played by a sangar of stones at the head of Quarry Ravine and a small battery, called the Sandbag Battery, made as a temporary emplacement for two heavy guns a few days before.

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  • Fine white freestone abounds in the immediate vicinity (as at Craigleith, from the vast quarry of which, now passing into disuse, the stone for much of the New Town was obtained) and furnishes excellent building material; while the hard trap rock, with which the stratified sandstones of the Coal formation have been extensively broken up and overlaid, supplies good materials for paving and road-making.

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  • distant from the quarry where the images were cut.

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  • part is a valuable granite quarry; and limestone, and some coal, iron and gold are also found.

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  • State Quarry beds 20 40

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  • The tufa, sperone and peperino were easy to quarry, and could be employed by those who possessed comparatively elementary tools, while travertine, which came into use later, was an excellent building stone, and the lava (selce) served for paving stones and as material for concrete.

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  • He had a look at all the details of the hunt, sent a pack of hounds and huntsmen on ahead to find the quarry, mounted his chestnut Donets, and whistling to his own leash of borzois, set off across the threshing ground to a field leading to the Otradnoe wood.

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  • The sangar at first fell into the hands of the Russians, but they were soon ejected, and small British detachments reoccupied and held it, while the various Russian attacks flowed up and past it and ebbed back into the Quarry Ravine.

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  • The sangar at first fell into the hands of the Russians, but they were soon ejected, and small British detachments reoccupied and held it, while the various Russian attacks flowed up and past it and ebbed back into the Quarry Ravine.

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  • Xaas, stone, and Teµeiv, to cut; hence Aaroyia, quarry) of Syracuse, over too ft.

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  • Of parks and open spaces there are in the south, Brodie Park (22 acres), presented in 1871 by Robert Brodie; towards the north Fountain Gardens (7a acres), the gift of Thomas Coats and named from the handsome iron fountain standing in the centre; in the north-west, St James Park (40 acres), with a racecourse (racing dates from 1620, when the earl of Abercorn and the Town Council gave silver bells for the prize); Dunn Square and the old quarry grounds converted and adorned; and Moss Plantation beyond the north-western boundary.

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  • Philological rather than theological in character, it marked an epochal change from the old homiletic commentary, and though more recent research, patristic and papyral, has largely changed the method of New Testament exegesis, Alford's work is still a quarry where the student can dig with a good deal of profit.

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  • When used to hunt rabbits it is provided with a muzzle, or, better and more usual, a cope, made by looping and knotting twine about the head and snout, in order to prevent it killing its quarry, in which case it would gorge itself and go to sleep in the hole.

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  • To give this supremacy a firmer basis, Boniface fortified the Vatican and the Capitol, and restored the castle of St Angelo - which had previously been used as a quarry - providing it with walls and battlements, and erecting a tower in the centre.

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  • But they were flung back to the lower slopes of the Quarry Ravine by the leading French regiment sent by Bosquet.

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  • Intercommunication no doubt takes place; men working together in quarry, brickfield or barrow-run, and out of earshot of their guardians, may and do converse at times.

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  • E-Saggila, the great temple of Bel, however, still continued to be kept in repair and to be a centre of Babylonian patriotism, until at last the foundation of Seleucia diverted the population to the new capital of Babylonia and the ruins of the old city became a quarry for the builders of the new seat of government.'

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  • Dean was well aware that when this opportunity, as ten­uous as it was, was gone, locating their elusive quarry would be next to impossible.

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  • Stone is of the greatest actual importance, the value of the quarry output, including some prepared or manufactured product, such as dressed and crushed stone, averaging $65,152,312 annually in 1904-1908.

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  • On Powder House Hill (originally Quarry Hill), in Nathan Tufts Park, there still stands an interesting old slate-stone powder house, a circular building, 30 ft.

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  • MOULIN QUIGNON, a quarry near Abbeville, France, celebrated for the discovery in 1863 by Boucher de Perthes of a human jaw-bone believed to be referable to the Quaternary period.

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  • In the XIXth Dynasty the great age of building continued, and the remains are less destroyed than the earlier temples, because there were subsequently fewer unscrupulous rulers to quarry them away.

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  • most European countries, are descendants of the foxhound which have been taught to follow game by general body scent, not by tracking, nose to the ground, the traces left by the feet of the' quarry, and, on approaching within sight of the game, to stand rigid, "pointing" in its direction.

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  • The so-called Labyrinth, near the ruins of Gortyna, was a subterranean quarry from which the city was built.

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  • The adaptation of part of the nave to the purposes of a parish church and the use of the building as a quarry did further damage.

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  • Once I entered the woods I had only dead reckoning to come out near my quarry.

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  • He was disap­pointed but it mattered little now he was convinced he knew how to find his quarry.

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  • There are extensive woollen and cotton factories, and, in the neighbourhood, a large limestone quarry.

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  • quarry from which other red marbles are taken; and at Roxbury, Washington county, a fine serpentine, called "green marble," or verde antique, is quarried.

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  • Salomon Reinach, guided by the analogy of similar practices among the aborigines of Australia, and noticing that these primitive pictures represent none but animals that formed the staple food of the age and place, and that they are usually found in the deepest and darkest recesses of the caves where they could only be drawn and seen by torchlight, has argued that they were not intended for artistic gratification (a late motive in human art), but were magical representations destined to influence and perhaps attract the hunter's quarry.

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  • Landowners refused sites, and in the Isle of Wight the people worshipped for many months in a quarry.

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  • The most importai* pictorial tombs of Beni Hasan belong to this age; the great princes appear to have largely quarried stone for their palaces, and to have cut the quarry in the form of a regular chamber, which served for the tomb chapel.

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  • praeda, booty, from prae and the root hed - seen in prehendere, prendere, to grasp), booty, spoil, plunder taken in war, by robbery, or other violent means; particularly the quarry, the animal killed for food by a carnivorous animal; a beast or bird of prey.

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  • Under these acts a sanitary authority is authorized to take proceedings to restrain interference with the due flow of a stream or the pollution of its waters by throwing into it the solid refuse of any manufactory or quarry, or any rubbish or cinders, or any other waste or any putrid solid matter.

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  • C. Hovey as a prehistoric quarry, proved to be such by the stag horns and boulder pounders found in its vicinity.

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  • high, surmounted by statuesque stalagmites, near which is another quarry of satinspar with similar fragments, pounders and aboriginal relics.

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  • The Turks used it as a quarry for building materials for Constantinople.

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  • There are large limestone quarries in the vicinity and also an alabaster quarry.

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  • The department furnishes salt, building-stone, and other quarry products.

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  • to the west, there is a sandstone quarry and pottery works.

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  • The Mount Bischoff mine, which is worked as an open quarry, is the largest producer of tin, and (with an original capital of £30,000) has paid over two millions sterling in dividends.

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  • It was formerly the practice to kill the otter with long spears, which the huntsmen carried; now the quarry is picked up and "tailed," or run into by the pack.

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  • Once I entered the woods I had only dead reckoning to come out near my quarry.

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  • It was a quarry swimming hole where a child had drowned the summer before.

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  • I went skinny dipping in the quarry where I'd been told not to go.

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  • He didn't show any anger at all, just disappointment—not so much at my going to the quarry as lying to him.

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  • Dean was well aware that when this opportunity, as ten­uous as it was, was gone, locating their elusive quarry would be next to impossible.

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  • Dean pulled out of the curve, searching ahead for a glimpse of his quarry as he continued to hug the right side of the narrow road­way.

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  • He was disap­pointed but it mattered little now he was convinced he knew how to find his quarry.

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  • The detrimental consequences of a ban could be offset by other forms of hunting, which do not involve live quarry.

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  • abandoned limestone quarry which is managed by Durham Wildlife Trust.

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  • abounds with coal, and here is also a quarry of excellent freestone.

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  • The site at Bridgend includes Ewenny Quarry which provide an " in house " supply of limestone aggregates.

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  • archaeopteryx fossils, it came from a limestone quarry at Solnhofen in Bavaria, Germany.

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  • During his brief stay he managed an impressive solo ascent of Le Dernier Cri in Holwell Quarry.

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  • badger setts etc. Q 13 The actual act of hunting is non-selective of the quarry species.

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  • badger setts etc. Q 13 The actual act of hunting is non-selective of the quarry species.

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  • Additionally, the quarry siding despatched two or three trains of railroad ballast daily.

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  • Leckhampton Hill If your prepared for the steel hill climb, this location has some superb brachiopods and bivalves in a hill-top quarry.

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  • bullhead rail was to be found only in the quarry sidings which were laid with both types.

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  • The removal of the quarry bund in 1997, therefore, appears to have confirmed what had been suggested by geophysical survey in 1994.

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  • calcite cement in thin section, Pwll y Cwm Oolite, Lower Carboniferous, Baltic Quarry, South Wales.

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  • Using an id card dropped in the tunnel the four men go in search of their quarry.

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  • Cathodoluminescence micrograph of zoned calcite cement in thin section, Pwll y Cwm Oolite, Lower Carboniferous, Baltic Quarry, South Wales.

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  • crawled through only to come up in the quarry!

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  • Neil will serve as stipendiary curate at Quarry Bank.

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  • A red-veined darter was seen on the edge of the quarry in June 2005.

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  • defunct line was relaid to 2ft gage and extended four miles to serve the newly opened Prince of Wales Quarry.

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  • See the quarry where many dinosaur fossils were unearthed at the dinosaur fossils were unearthed at the Dinosaur National Monument.

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  • disused quarry is on the right hand side.

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  • easternmost end of the quarry appears to have bisected an old shaft in the limestone.. .

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  • CAT was set up in a disused slate quarry in the 1970s by a group of committed environmentalists.

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  • View of quarry looking west from the top of the rock escarpment, October 1936.

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  • During the chase they are likely to be involved in road or rail accidents, or injure themselves in quarry or barbed wire fences.

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  • It has polished wooden floorboards throughout except the kitchen which has quarry tiles.

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  • fluorspar crystals discovered in Heights Quarry several years ago.

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  • See the quarry where many dinosaur fossils were unearthed at the Dinosaur National Monument.

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  • freestone from the local quarry.

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  • The style is that generally known as the Elizabethan, and the material, dressed red freestone from the local quarry.

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  • The village of Quarry has alleys galore The stone from the quarries well known.

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  • gelt quarry, unit unnamed (see next example ), work by Mercatius and with a consular date.

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  • Planting of easily maintainable shrub bank to encourage biodiversity, and particularly to encourage a population of European goldfinches which inhabit the quarry.

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  • granite from the same quarry.

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  • gravel quarry before White Mills Lock.

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  • Lord Mongo prowls mad angry in a quarry, adopting various guises and railing his gob against a gyrating void.

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  • The girls and lads hanging round Quarry Green off license and other hangouts can be an absolute nuisance.

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  • Quarry sap - the moisture found in most newly quarried stone which quickly dries out forming the case hardening.

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  • The comparison between the fox hounds and their kill, against stag hounds standing off their edible quarry, also supports this view.

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  • New ichthyosaur fossil given to the Museum - 03/08/2005 ichthyosaur fossil given to the Museum - 03/08/2005 Ichthyosaur fossil unearthed from a quarry in Barrington is donated to the Museum.

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  • id card dropped in the tunnel the four men go in search of their quarry.

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  • id card dropped in the tunnel the four men go in search of their quarry.

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  • inglenook with original bread ovens, quarry tiled floors and exposed stonework.

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  • Many period features remain including a large inglenook with original bread ovens, quarry tiled floors and exposed stonework.

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  • ironstone quarry lines for upwards of 25 years.

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  • The site of Bole Hill Quarry is then passed, where in the 18th century ironstone was mined.

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  • jackdaws nest in the quarry, together with kestrels and ravens.

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  • A possible corn-drying kiln was excavated on the quarry.

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  • Quarry or Ceramic tiles Follow the basic requirements above, using a latex leveling compound to fill the joints between the tiles.

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  • Quarry Products Association ' Assessment of impacts of aggregates levy ', Sept 2003.

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  • Built with stones from the local quarry, the red granite lintels came from nearby Stirling Hill.

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  • masonry arch bridge shown here is right next door to the quarry site.

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  • metamorphosed basalt, chert and greywacke depending on quarry source.

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  • millstone quarry and cover an area of approximately four acres.

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  • A slate monolith was very generously donated by McAlpine Slate Ltd. from the Penrhyn Quarry, Bethesda.

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  • The Quarry Methodists were the first nonconformists in the whole of Headington to build their own place of worship.

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  • The workmen watch open-mouthed, hesitant, for they cannot be sure that they are the quarry - and the crowd is upon them.

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  • overshoott overshot the runway & ended up overhanging the quarry at the end.

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  • The Quarry yielded good quality slate which was carried by packhorse to Aberdovey for transport to its final destination by sea.

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  • percolateer present in the section where the sample was taken had entered the quarry by percolating through from the surface.

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  • PIC CAPTION: A young peregrine falcon preparing to leave the nest at the RMC Aggregates Quarry in Leyburn.

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  • Floor of red quarry tiles; raised plinths for the benches remain; some heating vent grilles down aisle.

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  • polished wooden floorboards throughout except the kitchen which has quarry tiles.

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  • On Wednesday we had arranged to go climbing and abseiling at an abandoned slate quarry.

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  • hunting live quarry with hounds is a controversial subject in the UK at present.

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  • The disused quarry is on the right hand side.

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  • It becomes necessary to follow the tracks of the elusive quarry wherever they may lead.

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  • quarry tiles.

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  • quarry pits.

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  • quarry species is unlikely to cause poor welfare.

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  • quarry hunting.

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  • The Wynne slate quarry opened in 1750 followed by a larger concern, the Cambrian Slate Company, which was formed in 1854.

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  • There is no record of when it began, but in the 1850s it became the largest freestone quarry in Peeblesshire.

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  • A former whinstone quarry on the line of Hadrian's Wall and the Pennine Way which has been developed for recreation and wildlife.

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  • We had lunch on the move and stopped by the gravel quarry before White Mills Lock.

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  • quarry of the interest centered on the various ironstone quarries.

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  • quaywnriver - the lee of the wall overlooking the old key at the Quarry.

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  • ragwort control working quarry sites, Midlands & Central England.

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  • retakegot a run on him through Foley next time around tho, retaking second at Quarry.

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  • ripple marks on the left / west side of the quarry.

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  • ruts left by a light, two-wheeled Bronze Age cart were found nearby at Welland Bank Quarry.

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  • scree slope below the quarry face collect 10 loose pebbles.

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  • setter dogs were originally trained to set, or crouch, in front of game preventing the escape of the quarry.

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  • The prisoners, wearing nothing but cut-off denim shorts and/or cowboy boots work in the quarry, overseen by equally scantily clad armed guards.

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  • The Ruston loco shunting the exchange sidings at Blaenau serves only the Oakeley quarry.

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  • Embsay station with the quarry siding through the gate on the right, Summer 1959.

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  • The Wynne slate quarry opened in 1750 followed by a larger concern, the Cambrian slate quarry opened in 1750 followed by a larger concern, the Cambrian Slate Company, which was formed in 1854.

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  • On leaving school in 1953 David Ellis took up an apprenticeship in slating at Collyweston with the master slater and quarry owner J.J Harrod.

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  • The bay at the right-hand side of the quarry provides a liberal smattering of routes with four of particular merit.

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  • soapstone quarry in the District of Columbia.

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  • The second is to head southwards to Long Quarry Point where there is a lot to see in quite shallow water.

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  • Its two giant domes in a disused quarry house exotic plant species from around the world.

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  • Injuries occur to the dogs as well as the quarry species.

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  • Terrestrial habitat associated with the breeding areas is quarry spoil, early successional vegetation and surrounding pasture.

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  • stipendiary curate at Quarry Bank.

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  • stratum the quarry to see some exposed strata and search for fossils.

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  • Narrow gage saddle tank No.2 of the mining company heads away from the quarry with a rake of tippler wagons.

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  • telluric energies, the focal point is in the center of the floor of the quarry.

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  • GROUND FLOOR LEVEL: Storm Porch: Enclosed Entrance Porch With quarry tiled floor, feature brick walling, exposed timbers.

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  • Features include a viaduct, a short branch to a quarry and a small village.

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  • visitor center, the quarry trail takes you back over three hundred million years.

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  • vitrifyat sort of environment I would use Quarry tiles or the fully vitrified type.

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  • Black-eared wheatear A gorgeous pale throated male north of the quarry, several around the barren northern shore of LE.

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  • whinstone quarry at New Row to the line.

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  • The circumference of the fore-foot is half the height at the shoulder, a circumstance which enables sportsmen to estimate approximately the size of their quarry.

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  • There are extensive woollen and cotton factories, and, in the neighbourhood, a large limestone quarry.

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  • quarry from which other red marbles are taken; and at Roxbury, Washington county, a fine serpentine, called "green marble," or verde antique, is quarried.

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  • Only less important and only less early to be established in Vermont was the quarrying of granite, which began in 1812, but which has been developed chiefly since 1880, largely by means of the building of "granite railroads" which connect each quarry with a main railway line - a means of transportation as important as the logging railways of the Western states and of Canada.

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  • The industry began about 1840, though one quarry had been opened as early as 1805.

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  • The first marble quarry was opened in Dorset in 1785 and a second at Middlebury in 1805; and the first granite was quarried in 1812.

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  • It is built in the simple Doric style, of grey limestone taken from a quarry owned by the state, near the city; is 304 ft.

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  • The so-called Labyrinth, near the ruins of Gortyna, was a subterranean quarry from which the city was built.

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  • His immense learning served him rather as a storehouse of illustrations, or as an armoury out of which he could choose the fittest weapon for discomfiting on opponent, than as a quarry furnishing him with material for building up a completely designed and enduring edifice of systematized truth.

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  • part is a valuable granite quarry; and limestone, and some coal, iron and gold are also found.

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  • Its final fall was due to the rise of the Arabic city of Fostat on the right bank of the Nile almost opposite the northern end of the old capital; and its ruins, so far as they still lay above ground, gradually disappeared, being used as a quarry for the new city, and afterwards for Cairo.

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  • Setters owe their name to their having been trained originally to crouch when marking game, so as to admit of the net with which the quarry was taken being drawn over their heads.

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  • most European countries, are descendants of the foxhound which have been taught to follow game by general body scent, not by tracking, nose to the ground, the traces left by the feet of the' quarry, and, on approaching within sight of the game, to stand rigid, "pointing" in its direction.

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  • The modifications required to strengthen the crumbling walls to support the roof and to facilitate the excavation of loculi, involved so much labour that, as a rule, after a few attempts, the idea of utilizing an old quarry for burial purposes was abandoned.

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  • Fine white freestone abounds in the immediate vicinity (as at Craigleith, from the vast quarry of which, now passing into disuse, the stone for much of the New Town was obtained) and furnishes excellent building material; while the hard trap rock, with which the stratified sandstones of the Coal formation have been extensively broken up and overlaid, supplies good materials for paving and road-making.

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  • Xaas, stone, and Teµeiv, to cut; hence Aaroyia, quarry) of Syracuse, over too ft.

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  • In some cases it has been found advantageous to quarry and crush rock for the purpose of using it in this way.

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  • The quarry mines on the top of the hill near Tawmaw produce enormous quantities, but the quality is not so good.

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  • metallum, mine, quarry, adapted from Gr.

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  • E-Saggila, the great temple of Bel, however, still continued to be kept in repair and to be a centre of Babylonian patriotism, until at last the foundation of Seleucia diverted the population to the new capital of Babylonia and the ruins of the old city became a quarry for the builders of the new seat of government.'

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  • Of his theological works the most famous is the great exegetical compilation which, under the name of Glosa ordinaria or the Glosa, remained for some 500 years the most widespread and important quarry of medieval biblical science, and even survived the Reformation, passing into numerous editions as late as the 17th century (see Hist.

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  • The same quarry produces both kinds, and indeed the same block is sometimes half red and half white.

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  • MOULIN QUIGNON, a quarry near Abbeville, France, celebrated for the discovery in 1863 by Boucher de Perthes of a human jaw-bone believed to be referable to the Quaternary period.

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  • Before his death the Historia Britonum had already become a model and a quarry for poets and chroniclers.

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  • Salomon Reinach, guided by the analogy of similar practices among the aborigines of Australia, and noticing that these primitive pictures represent none but animals that formed the staple food of the age and place, and that they are usually found in the deepest and darkest recesses of the caves where they could only be drawn and seen by torchlight, has argued that they were not intended for artistic gratification (a late motive in human art), but were magical representations destined to influence and perhaps attract the hunter's quarry.

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  • Near Gouverneur, St Lawrence county, is a large quarry of coarsely crystalline magnesian limestone, used as monumental marble.

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  • We first have the early history of Felix Bentkowski (1781-1852), followed by that of Michael Wiszniewski (1794-1865), which, however, only extends to the 17th century, and is at best but a quarry of materials for subsequent writers, the style being very heavy.

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  • Here we have a first proof of his talent for romancing; for alike to two pilgrims who show him the road and to the huntsmen of Mark's court (whom he instructs in the rightful method of cutting up and disposing the quarry), Tristan invents different, and most detailed, fictions of his land and parentage.

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  • There is a large limestone quarry within the borough limits.

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  • Employers of workmen in a clay or coal mine, stone quarry, or on a steam or street railway are liable for damage in case of an injury to any of their workmen where such injury is caused by the negligence of the employer or of any servant or employee of the employer.

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  • When used to hunt rabbits it is provided with a muzzle, or, better and more usual, a cope, made by looping and knotting twine about the head and snout, in order to prevent it killing its quarry, in which case it would gorge itself and go to sleep in the hole.

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  • A ferret's hold on its quarry is as obstinate as that of a bulldog, but can easily be broken by a strong pressure of the thumb just above the eyes.

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  • The Concord granite is a medium bluish-grey coloured muscovitebiotite granite, with mica plates so abundant as to effect the durability of the polish of the stone; it is used for building-the outer walls of the Library of Congress at Washington, D.C., are made of this stone-to a less degree for monuments, for which the output of one quarry is used exclusively, and for paving blocks.

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  • The output of the Auburn quarry, 7 m.

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  • State Quarry beds 20 40

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  • Stone is of the greatest actual importance, the value of the quarry output, including some prepared or manufactured product, such as dressed and crushed stone, averaging $65,152,312 annually in 1904-1908.

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  • On Powder House Hill (originally Quarry Hill), in Nathan Tufts Park, there still stands an interesting old slate-stone powder house, a circular building, 30 ft.

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  • The site of the ancient city is among rapidly shifting sandhills, and the lack of stone in the neighbourhood has led to its buildings being used as a quarry even by the inhabitants of Terranova, so that nothing is now visible above ground but a small part of the wall of the temple of Athena and a few foundations of houses; portions of the city wall have been traced by excavation, and the necropolis has been carefully explored (see J.

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  • Landowners refused sites, and in the Isle of Wight the people worshipped for many months in a quarry.

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  • Philological rather than theological in character, it marked an epochal change from the old homiletic commentary, and though more recent research, patristic and papyral, has largely changed the method of New Testament exegesis, Alford's work is still a quarry where the student can dig with a good deal of profit.

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  • To give this supremacy a firmer basis, Boniface fortified the Vatican and the Capitol, and restored the castle of St Angelo - which had previously been used as a quarry - providing it with walls and battlements, and erecting a tower in the centre.

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  • In Dauphin county is a quarry of bluish-brown Triassic sandstone that has been used extensively especially in Philadelphia, for the erection of the so-called brown stone fronts.

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  • The tufa, sperone and peperino were easy to quarry, and could be employed by those who possessed comparatively elementary tools, while travertine, which came into use later, was an excellent building stone, and the lava (selce) served for paving stones and as material for concrete.

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  • Many weary hours are spent in setting baits, traps and wires, and, frequently, when the hunter retraces his steps to collect the quarry it is only to find it gone, devoured by some large animal that has visited his traps before him.

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  • Of parks and open spaces there are in the south, Brodie Park (22 acres), presented in 1871 by Robert Brodie; towards the north Fountain Gardens (7a acres), the gift of Thomas Coats and named from the handsome iron fountain standing in the centre; in the north-west, St James Park (40 acres), with a racecourse (racing dates from 1620, when the earl of Abercorn and the Town Council gave silver bells for the prize); Dunn Square and the old quarry grounds converted and adorned; and Moss Plantation beyond the north-western boundary.

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  • (The architect being at that time also the contractor.) The chapters are -- (1) on various machines, such as scaling-ladders, windmills, &c.; (2) on windlasses, axles, pulleys and cranes for moving heavy weights, such as those used by Chersiphron in building the great temple of Diana at Ephesus, and on the discovery by a shepherd of a quarry of marble required to build the same temple; (3) on dynamics; (4) on machines for drawing water; (5) on wheels for irrigation worked by a river; (6) on raising water by a revolving spiral tube; (7) on the machine of Ctesibius for raising water to a height; (8) on a very complicated water engine, the description of which is not intelligible, though Vitruvius remarks that he has tried to make the matter clear; (9) on machines with wheels to register the distance travelled, either by land or water; (10) on the construction of scorpiones for hurling stones; (11) and (12) on balistae and catapults; (13) on battering rams and other machines for the attack of a fortress; (14) on shields (testudines) to enable soldiers to fill up the enemy's ditches; (15) on other kinds of testudines; (16) on machines for defence, and examples of their use in ancient times.

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  • For alabaster the principal quarry was that of Hanub in the desert 10 m.

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  • The most importai* pictorial tombs of Beni Hasan belong to this age; the great princes appear to have largely quarried stone for their palaces, and to have cut the quarry in the form of a regular chamber, which served for the tomb chapel.

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  • In the XIXth Dynasty the great age of building continued, and the remains are less destroyed than the earlier temples, because there were subsequently fewer unscrupulous rulers to quarry them away.

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  • The adaptation of part of the nave to the purposes of a parish church and the use of the building as a quarry did further damage.

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  • But the first western sovereign practically to recognize the importance of the district was Antigonus, who began to build a city, Antigonia, on the Kara Su a few miles north of the situation of Antioch; but, on his defeat, he left it to serve as a quarry for his rival Seleucus.

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  • distant from the quarry where the images were cut.

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  • Not the least extraordinary feature of the battle that followed is the part played by a sangar of stones at the head of Quarry Ravine and a small battery, called the Sandbag Battery, made as a temporary emplacement for two heavy guns a few days before.

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  • But they were flung back to the lower slopes of the Quarry Ravine by the leading French regiment sent by Bosquet.

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  • But they were driven back into the Quarry Ravine, and, relieving the exhausted British, the French took up the defence along the edge of the ravine, which, though still not without severe fighting, they maintained till the close of the battle.

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  • Stimulated by the high price paid by the British Museum, the quarry owners diligently searched, and in 1872 another, much finer, preserved specimen was found.

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  • Intercommunication no doubt takes place; men working together in quarry, brickfield or barrow-run, and out of earshot of their guardians, may and do converse at times.

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