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  • So where does that leave us in our quest to end disease?

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  • It had the effect they desired of convincing the Others he had crushed the gem and was unleashing hell on earth in his quest for revenge for them taking Jessi.

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  • The quest was very costly and altogether fruitless.

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  • The quest was very costly and altogether fruitless.

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  • While I preferred not to toss a wet blanket on her quest, I remained far more pragmatic.

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  • The 9th and 10th tablets, exclusively devoted to Gilgamesh, describe his wanderings in quest of Ut-Napishtim, from whom he hopes to learn how he may escape the fate that has overtaken his friend Eabani.

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  • Meanwhile, the quest of MSS.

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  • The Argonautica is an epic in eight books on the Quest of the Golden Fleece.

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  • With the earth moving beneath her, Jessi wasn't able to process anything she felt during the last minutes of the world, except that Xander cared enough to finish what he started in his quest for revenge.

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  • A ship of an English squadron which was trying First to reach China by the North-East passage, entered the relations northern Dvina, and her captain, Richard Chancellor, with journeyed to Moscow in quest of opportunities for trade.

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  • Abbey (on the quest of the Holy Grail).

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  • After he had resided several years at Athens, he travelled through different countries in quest of knowledge, and returned home filled with the desire of instructing his countrymen in the laws and the religion of the Greeks.

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  • They live in woods and rocky places, and spend most of their time in trees, although descending to the ground in quest of prey.

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  • Why did they call off their million dollar quest for the Psychic Tipster?

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  • The quest to end ignorance and the quest to end disease have two important similarities.

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  • As late as 1571 Moscow was pillaged by a Tatar horde; but there was no longer any question of permanent political subjection to the Asiatics, and the Russian frontier was being gradually pushed forward at the expense of the nomads of the steppe by the constant advance of the agricultural population in quest of virgin soil.

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  • The best of his poems is The Quest of the Sangraal: Chant the First (Exeter, 1864).

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  • The best of his poems is The Quest of the Sangraal: Chant the First (Exeter, 1864).

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  • He signed a quest of what was making her cry and she stared mutely at him, frantically trying to think of something.

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  • Eventually a Biscayan named Sebastian del Cano, sailing home by way of the Cape of Good Hope, reached San Lucar in command of the " Victoria " on the 6th of September 1522, with eighteen survivors; this one ship of the squadron which sailed on the quest succeeded in accomplishing the first circumnavigation of the globe.

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  • The search for gold and the quest for unoccupied pasturage daily diminish the extent of these areas.

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  • When surrender became inevitable he fled to England, which he had previously visited in quest of succour.

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  • Perceval (Parzival, Parsifal), the Welsh Peredur, " the seeker of the basin," the most intimately connected with the quest of the Grail (q.v.).

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  • Stuhlmann, Mit Emin Pascha ins Herz von Afrika (1894); Sir Harry Johnston, The Uganda Protectorate (1902); and The Nile Quest (1903); A.

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  • At any rate he was brought into contact with the earl of Richmond, who was then beginning his quest for the English throne, and was taken into his service.

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  • At any rate he was brought into contact with the earl of Richmond, who was then beginning his quest for the English throne, and was taken into his service.

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  • In consequence of this every summer no fewer than 800,000 emigrate temporarily to Germany in quest of work.

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  • The strictures of a critic in the Monthly Review of July 1763 drew from him a pamphlet called Man in Quest of Himself, by Cuthbert Comment (reprinted in Parr's Metaphysical Tracts, 1837), "a defence of the individuality of the human mind or self."

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  • Organic Chemistry While inorganic chemistry was primarily developed through the study of minerals - a connexion still shown by the French appellation chimie minerale - organic chemistry owes its origin to the investigation of substances occurring in the vegetable and animal organisms. The quest of the alchemists for the philosopher's stone, and the almost general adherence of the iatrochemists to the study of the medicinal characters and preparation of metallic compounds, stultified in some measure the investigation of vegetable and animal products.

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  • He wore on his breast a badge with his title of "Pere," was spoken of by his preachers as "the living law," declared, and probably believed, himself to be the chosen of God, and sent out emissaries in a quest of a woman predestined to be the "female Messiah," and the mother of a new Saviour.

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  • It is not improbable that it represents a free and individual working over of the original Fescamp version, and that in its later shape it was intended to form, and did at one time form, the Quest section of the cyclic redaction of the Arthurian prose romances, being dislodged from this position by the Galahad Quese.

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  • The connexion of the story with Arthur and his court brought about a speedy and more important development, the precise steps of which are not yet clear: Perceval became the hero of the Grail quest, in this ousting Gawain, to whom the adventure originally belonged, and the Perceval became merged in the Grail tradition.

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  • During the council of Constance, Poggio, the papal secretary, spent in the quest of MSS.

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  • He travelled in Germany, France and Italy, in quest of the most eminent teachers and the best books dealing with the human frame, and published, as the results of his inquiries among other works, his Oeconomia regni animalis (London, 1740-1741) and Regnum animale (the Hague, 1744-1745; London, 1745).

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  • The pressure of the nomads of the steppe, the quest of plunder or revenge, these seem the only motives of these early expeditions; but in the long struggle between the Roman and Persian empires, of which Armenia was often the battlefield, and eventually the prize, the attitude of the Khazars assumed political importance.

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  • The goddess Irnina (a form of Ishtar, q.v.) in revenge kills Eabani, and the balance of the epic is taken up with Gilgamesh's lament for his friend, his wanderings in quest of a remote ancestor, Ut-Napishtim, from whom he hopes to learn how he may escape the fate of Eabani, and his finally learning from his friend of the sad fate in store for all mortals except the favourites of the god, like Ut-Napishtim, to whom immortal life is vouchsafed as a special boon.

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  • This depicts the journey of the soul from heaven to earth, its life in the body, and its final return to the heavenly home, under the figure of a Parthian prince who is sent from the court of his parents to the land of Egypt to fetch the serpent-guarded pearl; after a time of sloth and forgetfulness he fulfils his quest, and returns triumphant and again puts on the heavenly robe.

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  • In the 10th tablet the goddess Sabitu, who, as guardian of the sea, first bolts her gate against Gilgamesh, after learning of his quest, helps him to pass in a ship across the sea.

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  • So far from the recognition of a plan in Acts being inimical to a quest after the materials used in its composition, one may say that it points the way thereto, while it keeps the literary analysis within scientific limits.

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  • Bloodhounds quest slowly and carefully, and when they lose the scent cast backwards until they recover the original trail and make a fresh attempt to follow it.

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  • After him came other navigators, French, Spanish, Russian and American; and, as the 8th century neared its end, came sealers, whalers and trading-schooners in quest of flax and timber.

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  • 992), or in quest of assistance, especially health (Vita Galli, ii.37; Vita Liudg.

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  • They would have found on the island, which is probably referred to under the name "Terraces of Incense" (from its step-like contours), the precious "auta trees" - whose divine dew, for use in the service of their gods, was their special quest - in greater abundance and in a larger number of species than any other country.

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  • They would have found on the island, which is probably referred to under the name "Terraces of Incense" (from its step-like contours), the precious "auta trees" - whose divine dew, for use in the service of their gods, was their special quest - in greater abundance and in a larger number of species than any other country.

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  • The disillusionment as regards material means for improving the life of mankind had given rise in many minds to a quest for religion, and this mystic current had attracted men like Struve, Bulgakov, Berdiayev and others.

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  • Such are the story of Sinhi, a fugitive to Syria in the reign of Sesostris enwosri] I., and perhaps the narrative of Unamun of his expedition in quest of cedar wood for the bark of the Theban Ammon in the XXIst Dynasty.

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  • Europe refused to take any direct action against the Mussulman, but Latin feudalism, assembled at Venice, diverted the crusade by an act quest of conof formal disobedience, marched on Constantinople, seized the Greek Empire and founded a Latin Empire in its place; and Innocent had to accept the fait accompli.

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  • Jason, having undertaken the quest of the fleece, called upon the noblest heroes of Greece to take part in the expedition.

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  • Hence the aim of education was to make young people thoroughly " Greek," to fill them with the " Greek " spirit, with courage and keenness in the quest of truth, and with a devotion to all that was beautiful.

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  • The fundamental conception is always that the Deity resides - or exercises a peculiarly powerful influence - in some definite locality; and to this locality the devout repair, either in reverence of their god, or in quest of his assistance and bounty.

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  • Commerce between East and West had from early times followed this route in preference to that of the Red Sea, and when during the 15th century Genoa and Venice successively lost their positions in Oriental commerce, through the capture of Constantinople by the Turks and by the hostility of the Mamelukes of Egypt respectively, the country which most earnestly devoted itself to the quest of a new way to India was Portugal.

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  • Depending mainly for food on the seeds of conifers, the movements of crossbills are irregular beyond those of most birds, and they would seem to rove in any direction and at any season in quest of their staple sustenance.

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  • Jason, having undertaken the quest of the fleece, called upon the noblest heroes of Greece to take part in the expedition.

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  • Although British influence was powerful and the British consul for the Oil Rivers during this period exercised considerable authority over the native chiefs, requests made by them - in particular by the Dualla chiefs in 1882 - for annexation by Great Britain, were refused or neglected, with the result that when Germany started on her quest to pick up unappropriated parts of the African coast she was enabled to secure Cameroon.

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  • Villegagnon, finding his force much diminished in consequence of his treachery, sailed for France in quest of recruits; and during his absence the Portuguese governor, by order of his court, attacked and dispersed the settlement.

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  • On your quest to save the world, you will also encounter arch-enemy reporters.

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  • Only his profile existed in her quest.

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  • In spite of her resolve, her lips responded to his silent quest.

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  • He was on a personal quest.

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  • quest.

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  • The steps along which plant and animal domestication passed upwards in artificiality are graphically illustrated in the aboriginal food quest.

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  • But there are records of expeditions sent out by the king to obtain the rarities of different countries, and the hero of the Story of the Shipwrecked Sailor was upon this quest.

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  • Hahn, Rev. Quest.

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  • Bynkershoek, Quest.

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  • That the transmigration theory, which makes the spirit of the departed hover about for a time in quest of a new corporeal abode, would naturally lend itself to superstitious notions of this kind can scarcely be doubted.

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  • (1904) 602 sqq.); and Gerin, in Rev. des quest.

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  • He was ordered to give up his quest and follow a cow which would meet him, and to build a town on the spot where she should lie down exhausted.

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  • Disappointed in his quest, and meeting with obstinate resistance from the southern tribes, he returned to Peru with his whole force in 1538.

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  • His deep interest in religion, which led to his recognition in 1903 as a minister of the Society of Friends, inspired The Quest of Truth (1915) and a posthumous work A Not Impossible Religion (1918).

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  • also Wabnitz in Revue de theologie et des quest.

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  • Either in quest of paradox, or actually unable to recognize the real tendencies of Pope's Essay on Man, he entered upon its defence against the Examen of Jean Pierre de Crousaz, in a series of articles (1738-1739) contributed to The Works of the Learned.

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  • Tasmanian savages were crafty warriors and kangaroo-hunters, and the women climbed the highest trees by notching, in quest of opossums. Shell-fish and crabs were taken, and seals knocked on the head with clubs, but neither fish-hook nor fishing-net was known, and indeed swimming fish were taboo as food.

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  • expeditions had been sent in quest of it.

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  • The argument ex analogia hominis has often been carried too far; but if a "chief end of man" be discoverable - av9p6miruvov ayaOov, as Aristotle wisely insisted that the ethical end must be determined - then it may be assumed that this end cannot be irrelevant to that ultimate "meaning" of the universe which, according to Lotze, is the quest of philosophy.

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  • The quest for the Nile sources led to the discovery of the lake by J.

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  • In 1579 the Englishman, Francis Drake, came to this region seeking a route home by way of the Northwest Passage, and in his futile quest he seems to have gone as far north as 43 0.1 He took possession of the country in the name of Queen Elizabeth and called it Albion.

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  • In the earlier part of his life he and his relation Dr Newton of Grantham had put up furnaces, and had wrought for several months in quest of the philosopher's tincture.

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  • THE HOLY GRAIL, the famous talisman of Arthurian romance, the object of quest on the part of the knights of the Round Table.

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  • Broadly speaking the Grail romances have been divided into two main classes: (I) those dealing with the search for the Grail, the Quest, and (2) those relating to its early history.

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  • These latter appear to be dependent on the former, for whereas we may have a Quest romance without any insistence on the previous history of the Grail, that history is never found without some allusion to the hero who is destined to bring the quest to its successful termination.

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  • The Quest versions again fall into three distinct classes, differentiated by the personality of the hero who is respectively Gawain, Perceval or Galahad.

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  • It was subsequently given by Joseph to his brother-inlaw Brons, whose grandson Perceval is destined to be the final winner and guardian of the relic. The Merlin forms the connecting thread between this definitely ecclesiastical romance and the chivalric atmosphere of Arthur's court; and finally, in the Perceval, the hero, son of Alain and grandson to Brons, is warned by Merlin of the quest which awaits him and which he achieves after various adventures.

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  • Hence the invention of Galahad, son to Lancelot by the Grail king's daughter; predestined by his lineage to achieve the quest, foredoomed, the quest achieved, to vanish, a sacrifice to his father's fame, which, enhanced by connexion with the Grailwinner, could not risk eclipse by his presence.

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  • The last three romances unite, it will be seen, the quest and the early history.

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  • Introductory to the Galahad quest, and dealing only with the early history, is the Grand Saint Graal, a work of interminable length, based upon the Joseph of Arimathea, which has undergone numerous revisions and amplifications: its precise relation to the Lancelot, with which it has now much matter in common, is not easy to determine.

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  • For 350 years after the discovery of the Amazon, by Pinzon, the Portuguese portion of its basin remained almost an undisturbed wilderness, occupied by Indian tribes whom the food quest had split into countless fragments.

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  • Bailey Saunders, The Quest of Faith, chap. ii.

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  • It was the birthplace of Greek navigation, for this seems to be implied in the story of the Argonauts, who started from this neighbourhood in quest of the golden fleece.

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  • Others again, whose demand for knowledge was more easily satisfied, and who were more impressed with the positive and practical side of the master's teaching, made the quest a much simpler affair.

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  • The quest of Socrates was for the true art of conduct for a man living a practical life among his fellows.

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  • In 1265 he entered Murcia, which, Recon quest however, he agreed to occupy in the name of Castile.

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  • On the west of the Iberian range and the Recon- south of the Guadarrama was the kingdom called, quest.

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  • While still a youth, he entered the service of King Sigismund, who appreciated his qualities and borrowed money from him; he accompanied that monarch to Frankfort in his quest for the imperial crown in 1410; took part in the Hussite War in 1420, and in 1437 drove the Turks from Semendria.

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  • Gunnar, on the other hand, wished to make Brunhild his wife, and asked Sigurd to ride with him on this quest, which he consented to do on condition of receiving Gudrun to wife.

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  • But Brunhild was moody and suspicious, remembering her troth with Sigurd and believing that he alone could have accomplished the quest.

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  • In consequence, his lecture-room was thronged with people of all sorts, anxious to hear a man who shunned the barren obscurities of the alchemists, and did not regard the quest of the philosopher's stone and the elixir of life as the sole end of his science.

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  • Vidal, " Les derniers ministres albigeois,' in Rev. de quest.

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  • Only his profile existed in her quest.

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  • In spite of her resolve, her lips responded to his silent quest.

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  • While I preferred not to toss a wet blanket on her quest, I remained far more pragmatic.

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  • While part of me remained curious, the sane part was apprehensive about the direction this quest was taking us.

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  • It was, after all a dramatic departure from our quest for total anonymity.

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  • Betsy renewed her quest for motherhood with vigor and a more than willing mate happily responded.

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  • The others remained downstairs throughout the morning, either out of displeasure with me or their quest to locate the killer.

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  • Between the two I'm sure of my triumphant success in completing this stage of my quest to hunt down this distractor in my road of adventure.

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  • But now I've narrowed my quest to just three possible locations and I'm sure at one of these disease-laden phones stood the infamous Psychic Tipster!

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  • She fortified me to move forward, however and so I am continuing my quest for knowledge of her, of tipster fame, who dogs me.

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  • I am disappointed in my quest for the so-named tipster.

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  • Why did they call off their million dollar quest for the Psychic Tipster?

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  • But thanks to their quest for gold, the entire region was now traversed by hundreds of semi-navigable trails, open to those who dared venture from the blacktop of civilization to the timeless beauty of an unchanged world.

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  • He was on a personal quest.

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  • He signed a quest of what was making her cry and she stared mutely at him, frantically trying to think of something.

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  • Far from the romantic scene she had rehearsed in her mind, his hungry gaze sought hers in a naked quest.

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  • With the earth moving beneath her, Jessi wasn't able to process anything she felt during the last minutes of the world, except that Xander cared enough to finish what he started in his quest for revenge.

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  • It had the effect they desired of convincing the Others he had crushed the gem and was unleashing hell on earth in his quest for revenge for them taking Jessi.

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  • He was a reluctant hero sent on a seemingly impossible quest.

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  • Instead people went for a wander across the allegedly secure part of heathrow airport in a quest for security staff.

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  • Once it was accepted that humans had evolved from primate ancestors, the quest for the chronology of events was on.

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  • Something struck him which linked directly with the dream-life which alone these days motivated his increasingly arid quest.

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  • The game's quest starts out in a very brisk manner, quickly moving you from dungeon to dungeon without delay.

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  • From the Dutch salvage vessel ' Holga Dane ' the quest to recover the remaining bullion was now on.

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  • In either case, the group must forthwith cease to use the name of Quest.

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  • ceaseless quest for truth.

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  • In his quest for moral certitude, Garcia's search for a mentor can only complicate his existence.

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  • However, Quest amino acid chelated iron provides a strong bond to hold the mineral chelated iron provides a strong bond to hold the mineral chelate together, therefore carrying no electrical charge.

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  • STARDUST is the culmination of more than a decade's quest for a comet coma sample return mission.

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  • Us how to at the masters greg cote wrote the quest is.

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  • Plasma Quest are a British SME which manufacture a novel sputter deposition tool for magnetic materials.

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  • These people end up feeling a great desperation in their quest, either feeling not worthy enough or terminally blocked in some way.

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  • And who exactly is Rosa, engaged on a secret quest to fulfill the destiny of her extinct tribe?

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  • She whistles and heads over to the window as she looks down, momentarily distracted on her little quest.

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  • doomed from the outset by a futile quest for a 'New American Empire ' .

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  • The continuing quest to escape the drudgery of every day life.

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  • egocentric nature and ruthless quest for power.

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  • embarks on a quest to uncover the secret of the massacre.

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  • To abstain, therefore, from the quest for power is logically entailed by an understanding of the evil of violence.

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  • evolved from primate ancestors, the quest for the chronology of events was on.

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  • The quest to find the mythical firebird is a journey full of magic and music.

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  • Why my - and our - quest seems so fraught is not clear.

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  • futile quest for a 'New American Empire ' .

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  • pass this go-around in the quest diabetes uk contrasted with each.

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  • I soon discovered that my quest for flying passage goshawks would take time, study and determination.

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  • Thus begins a quest for our own personal holy Grail.

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  • Grail quest.

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  • Thus begins a quest for our own personal holy Grail.

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  • The story of a reluctant hero sent on a seemingly impossible quest.

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  • Thus begins a quest for our own personal Holy Grail.

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  • Two young boys on a seemingly hopeless quest discover that where hope exists, life in a polluted river can renew itself.

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  • humanity's quest for meaning.

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  • Alerted to a new danger by the murder of a fellow immortal, Sam begins an epic quest to find the mysterious Pandora Keys.

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  • Sixty years later, a copper mining boom added new impetus to the quest for a harbor.

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  • Are somewhat impractical flying back to the northern quest of the event.

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  • The suave Carnarvon, and English gent with money to burn, backs Carter's quest while looking inscrutable in a hat.

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  • intent on revenge, the Darkwing plots to destroy their powerful Empire in his quest for survival.

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  • Jennifer lopez tournament featuring a quest quot quot.

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  • It is a somewhat ludicrous undertaking, with many pitfalls the danger of treachery and the risk of ultimate failure in the quest.

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  • minefield of choices open to you in your quest for growth.

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  • Now with his own moniker, ' The Lightning Seeds ' he set out to further his quest to produce perfect pop to go.

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  • The British author BS Johnson embarked on a quest for absolute literary naturalism which ended in his suicide.

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  • There are also occasions where you take control of Kaede, a female ninja who has joined you in your quest.

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  • northern quest he the eu argued is no doubt.

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  • obsessive quest for revenge is morally pure!

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  • In a quest to make sure that do n't overcharge the battery, most of these err on the side of caution.

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  • Your internet quest for dating pen pal sites has brought you to the right place.. .

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  • perilous quest, watched over by the Gods on Mount Olympus.

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  • personifypity, once a concept, is now personified (in the actress of Salma Hayek ), and joins the quest.

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  • picaresque adventures of his days in Palestine had given way to a serious spiritual and intellectual quest.

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  • Quest use unique timed release technology and are the first company to analyze and guarantee the potency of the active ingredients within herb tablets.

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  • Animal rights extremists used psychological warfare, verbal abuse, criminal acts and very offensive propaganda in their quest to close our business.

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  • For your first turn, turn about three times and say pussycat backward - then you may begin the quest.

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  • Her never-ending quest to ' upset the status quo ' is akin to a snake eating its tail.

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  • Look what happens, he said, when the church abandons the quest for Jesus.

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  • Alerted to a new danger by the murder of a fellow immortal, Sam begins an epic quest to find the mysterious Pandora Keys.

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  • Patrick Clayton left to pursue the quest his own way via the Desert Survey.

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  • quest for perfection a few steps too far?

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  • quest for divine immortality is a main thread of all the ancient myths associated with this constellation.

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  • quest for vengeance with a bizarre outcome.

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  • quest for spontaneous enlightenment.

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  • quest for domination of the Hammersmith stretch has now extended to trying to force the sailors off the river.

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  • quest for stardom Andrea has been doing the gig circuit this month.

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  • Plot Outline: Jason sets out on a perilous quest to find the Golden Fleece and leads a team of adventurers called the Argonauts.

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  • northern quest he the eu argued is no doubt.

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  • For me knowledge is a ceaseless quest for truth.

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  • Ceri Jones Food companies are looking to each other in the relentless quest for growth and higher margins.

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  • And it has continued to be a fruitless quest.

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  • These pieces have an over-riding very, distant spiritual quest built into them.

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  • John Walsh goes on an epic quest Looking for the perfect picnic white, or a fresh summer rosé?

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  • We hold events for everyone from drag queens to rock, cheese to beer, and ice skating to laser quest.

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  • And, of course, the Green Dragon rolling forever onwards, a continual vision quest.

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  • quick on the uptake, he transferred the tube quest to Hamburg (adapting the rules slightly in the process ).

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  • quoth shee) renew your quest, and you shall see it.

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  • relentless quest to tame an ' escaped ' car that is running wild.

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  • slinking nearly completed his quest he then slunk down to the river Teign where the Tolmen Stone was located.

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  • It invokes a vision of a grand sweep of time, a quest for meaning in the course of history.

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  • Then his self motivated quest culminates in him to become a master swordsman at the cost of numerous lives.

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  • Yvain commences his quest by meeting a lady at a fountain, directed there by an incredibly ugly and monstrous Lord of the Animals.

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  • The plot itself is a pretty standard quest story, but pulled off with real verve and style.

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  • Please see the FOCUS page for the map of Vinny's amazing round-the-world voyage and a link to the Parasail Vision Quest website.

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  • She briefly supported the then warlord in his quest to overthrow military leader Samuel Doe.

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  • The strictures of a critic in the Monthly Review of July 1763 drew from him a pamphlet called Man in Quest of Himself, by Cuthbert Comment (reprinted in Parr's Metaphysical Tracts, 1837), "a defence of the individuality of the human mind or self."

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  • The search for gold and the quest for unoccupied pasturage daily diminish the extent of these areas.

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  • At the present time extensive mining operations are conducted in quest of amber.

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  • Eventually a Biscayan named Sebastian del Cano, sailing home by way of the Cape of Good Hope, reached San Lucar in command of the " Victoria " on the 6th of September 1522, with eighteen survivors; this one ship of the squadron which sailed on the quest succeeded in accomplishing the first circumnavigation of the globe.

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  • Drake's discoveries extended from Cape Mendocino to 48° N., in which latitude he gave up his quest, sailed across the Pacific and reached the Philippine Islands, returning home round the Cape of Good Hope in 1580.

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  • He wore on his breast a badge with his title of "Pere," was spoken of by his preachers as "the living law," declared, and probably believed, himself to be the chosen of God, and sent out emissaries in a quest of a woman predestined to be the "female Messiah," and the mother of a new Saviour.

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  • As late as 1571 Moscow was pillaged by a Tatar horde; but there was no longer any question of permanent political subjection to the Asiatics, and the Russian frontier was being gradually pushed forward at the expense of the nomads of the steppe by the constant advance of the agricultural population in quest of virgin soil.

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  • A ship of an English squadron which was trying First to reach China by the North-East passage, entered the relations northern Dvina, and her captain, Richard Chancellor, with journeyed to Moscow in quest of opportunities for trade.

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  • He takes part, fruitlessly, in the Grail quest, only being vouchsafed a fleeting glimpse of the sacred Vessel, which, however, is sufficient to cast him into unconsciousness, in which he remains for as many days as he has spent years in sin.

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  • Abbey (on the quest of the Holy Grail).

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  • When surrender became inevitable he fled to England, which he had previously visited in quest of succour.

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  • The goddess Irnina (a form of Ishtar, q.v.) in revenge kills Eabani, and the balance of the epic is taken up with Gilgamesh's lament for his friend, his wanderings in quest of a remote ancestor, Ut-Napishtim, from whom he hopes to learn how he may escape the fate of Eabani, and his finally learning from his friend of the sad fate in store for all mortals except the favourites of the god, like Ut-Napishtim, to whom immortal life is vouchsafed as a special boon.

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  • Organic Chemistry While inorganic chemistry was primarily developed through the study of minerals - a connexion still shown by the French appellation chimie minerale - organic chemistry owes its origin to the investigation of substances occurring in the vegetable and animal organisms. The quest of the alchemists for the philosopher's stone, and the almost general adherence of the iatrochemists to the study of the medicinal characters and preparation of metallic compounds, stultified in some measure the investigation of vegetable and animal products.

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  • Where the orchestra shows that Parsifal is becoming half-conscious of his quest while Kundry is beguiling him with memories of his mother, - and also during the two changes of scene to the Hall of the Grail, where the orchestra mingles the agony of Amfortas and the sorrow of the knights with the tolling of the great bells, - the polyphony is almost as dramatic as in Tristan; while the prelude and the Charfreitagszauber are among the clearest examples of the sublime since Beethoven.

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  • The 9th and 10th tablets, exclusively devoted to Gilgamesh, describe his wanderings in quest of Ut-Napishtim, from whom he hopes to learn how he may escape the fate that has overtaken his friend Eabani.

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  • In the 10th tablet the goddess Sabitu, who, as guardian of the sea, first bolts her gate against Gilgamesh, after learning of his quest, helps him to pass in a ship across the sea.

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  • Bloodhounds quest slowly and carefully, and when they lose the scent cast backwards until they recover the original trail and make a fresh attempt to follow it.

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  • The disillusionment as regards material means for improving the life of mankind had given rise in many minds to a quest for religion, and this mystic current had attracted men like Struve, Bulgakov, Berdiayev and others.

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  • Villegagnon, finding his force much diminished in consequence of his treachery, sailed for France in quest of recruits; and during his absence the Portuguese governor, by order of his court, attacked and dispersed the settlement.

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  • This depicts the journey of the soul from heaven to earth, its life in the body, and its final return to the heavenly home, under the figure of a Parthian prince who is sent from the court of his parents to the land of Egypt to fetch the serpent-guarded pearl; after a time of sloth and forgetfulness he fulfils his quest, and returns triumphant and again puts on the heavenly robe.

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  • The pressure of the nomads of the steppe, the quest of plunder or revenge, these seem the only motives of these early expeditions; but in the long struggle between the Roman and Persian empires, of which Armenia was often the battlefield, and eventually the prize, the attitude of the Khazars assumed political importance.

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  • Perceval (Parzival, Parsifal), the Welsh Peredur, " the seeker of the basin," the most intimately connected with the quest of the Grail (q.v.).

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  • The quest of a solvent for calculus in the bladder and kidneys was pursued by him as by others at the period, and he devised a form of forceps which, on the testimony of John Ranby (1703-1773), sergeant-surgeon to George II., extracted stones with "great ease and readiness."

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  • The connexion of the story with Arthur and his court brought about a speedy and more important development, the precise steps of which are not yet clear: Perceval became the hero of the Grail quest, in this ousting Gawain, to whom the adventure originally belonged, and the Perceval became merged in the Grail tradition.

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  • It is not improbable that it represents a free and individual working over of the original Fescamp version, and that in its later shape it was intended to form, and did at one time form, the Quest section of the cyclic redaction of the Arthurian prose romances, being dislodged from this position by the Galahad Quese.

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  • He travelled in Germany, France and Italy, in quest of the most eminent teachers and the best books dealing with the human frame, and published, as the results of his inquiries among other works, his Oeconomia regni animalis (London, 1740-1741) and Regnum animale (the Hague, 1744-1745; London, 1745).

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  • They live in woods and rocky places, and spend most of their time in trees, although descending to the ground in quest of prey.

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  • Stuhlmann, Mit Emin Pascha ins Herz von Afrika (1894); Sir Harry Johnston, The Uganda Protectorate (1902); and The Nile Quest (1903); A.

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  • After he had resided several years at Athens, he travelled through different countries in quest of knowledge, and returned home filled with the desire of instructing his countrymen in the laws and the religion of the Greeks.

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  • The steps along which plant and animal domestication passed upwards in artificiality are graphically illustrated in the aboriginal food quest.

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  • After him came other navigators, French, Spanish, Russian and American; and, as the 8th century neared its end, came sealers, whalers and trading-schooners in quest of flax and timber.

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  • is above all a pure philosopher, but also a man of deep religious feeling, whose quest and goal are the knowledge of God; Celsus, the friend of Lucian, though sometimes called Epicurean and sometimes Platonist, is not a professed philosopher at all, but a man of the world, really at heart an agnostic, like Caecilius in Minucius Felix, whose religion is nothing more or less than the Empire.

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  • The Argonautica is an epic in eight books on the Quest of the Golden Fleece.

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  • Meanwhile, the quest of MSS.

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  • During the council of Constance, Poggio, the papal secretary, spent in the quest of MSS.

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  • Hence the aim of education was to make young people thoroughly " Greek," to fill them with the " Greek " spirit, with courage and keenness in the quest of truth, and with a devotion to all that was beautiful.

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  • the quest for gold.

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  • From Ordaz up to recent times the Orinoco has been the scene of many voyages of discovery, including those in quest of El Dorado, and some scientific surveys have been made, especially among its upper waters, by Jose Solano and Diaz de la Fuente of the Spanish boundary line commission of Yturriaga and Solano (1757-1763), Humboldt (1800) and Michelena y Rojas (1855-1857).

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  • Europe refused to take any direct action against the Mussulman, but Latin feudalism, assembled at Venice, diverted the crusade by an act quest of conof formal disobedience, marched on Constantinople, seized the Greek Empire and founded a Latin Empire in its place; and Innocent had to accept the fait accompli.

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  • In consequence of this every summer no fewer than 800,000 emigrate temporarily to Germany in quest of work.

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  • Although British influence was powerful and the British consul for the Oil Rivers during this period exercised considerable authority over the native chiefs, requests made by them - in particular by the Dualla chiefs in 1882 - for annexation by Great Britain, were refused or neglected, with the result that when Germany started on her quest to pick up unappropriated parts of the African coast she was enabled to secure Cameroon.

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  • But there are records of expeditions sent out by the king to obtain the rarities of different countries, and the hero of the Story of the Shipwrecked Sailor was upon this quest.

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  • Such are the story of Sinhi, a fugitive to Syria in the reign of Sesostris enwosri] I., and perhaps the narrative of Unamun of his expedition in quest of cedar wood for the bark of the Theban Ammon in the XXIst Dynasty.

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  • The fundamental conception is always that the Deity resides - or exercises a peculiarly powerful influence - in some definite locality; and to this locality the devout repair, either in reverence of their god, or in quest of his assistance and bounty.

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  • 992), or in quest of assistance, especially health (Vita Galli, ii.37; Vita Liudg.

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  • In order to rid himself of Jason, Pelias sent him to Colchis in quest of the golden fleece, and took advantage of his absence to put to death his father, Aeson, his mother and brother.

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  • Commerce between East and West had from early times followed this route in preference to that of the Red Sea, and when during the 15th century Genoa and Venice successively lost their positions in Oriental commerce, through the capture of Constantinople by the Turks and by the hostility of the Mamelukes of Egypt respectively, the country which most earnestly devoted itself to the quest of a new way to India was Portugal.

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  • Hahn, Rev. Quest.

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  • Depending mainly for food on the seeds of conifers, the movements of crossbills are irregular beyond those of most birds, and they would seem to rove in any direction and at any season in quest of their staple sustenance.

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  • Bynkershoek, Quest.

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  • So far from the recognition of a plan in Acts being inimical to a quest after the materials used in its composition, one may say that it points the way thereto, while it keeps the literary analysis within scientific limits.

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