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  • I'll race you to the bottom and we can talk about it.

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  • Such a race would not be fair.

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  • There are also a clean race of frogs and tortoises, and a few mussels in it; muskrats and minks leave their traces about it, and occasionally a travelling mud-turtle visits it.

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  • It, too, was done up in a race car theme with toys lining the side of the tub.

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  • His heart continued to race as he glanced over at Edith.

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  • His heart continued to race as he glanced over at Edith.

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  • The human race barely survived.

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  • Dad said we were going to watch some horses race tomorrow.

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  • They weren't in a race, though, and the longer route would give her guests more time to explore.

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  • The race of warriors was ancient, dating back a hundred millennia.

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  • I'll race you for the bath room.

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  • The only genuine division of the Albanian race is that of Ghegs and Tosks; the Liaps, who inhabit the district between the Viossa and the sea, and the Tshams or Chams, who occupy the coast-land south of the Kalamas, are subdivisions of the Tosk family.

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  • You're correct that there wouldn't be time for him to race downstairs and out of the building.

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  • The barn door was open and the goats were scattering, forcing the dog to race from one end of the lot to the other.

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  • A fast race horse about 55 miles per hour.

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  • A fast race horse about 55 miles per hour.

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  • Dean could feel his heart race as he looked over the old man's shoulder.

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  • The blood left her head in a race to her feet and her knees melted to follow.

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  • His energy sapped, the kid was sprawled half asleep across the race car bed.

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  • Oh, for heaven's sake, Carmen, they're goats, not race horses.

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  • Oh, for heaven's sake, Carmen, they're goats, not race horses.

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  • Here the ruling race was at home.

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  • (2) The purification and reformation of oneself for its reception, and (3) The improvement of the human race by striving for such purification.

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  • She believed Evelyn's tale of a race of people bred for war.

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  • They make shift to live merely by conformity, practically as their fathers did, and are in no sense the progenitors of a noble race of men.

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  • 23) to Hospito, their chief, as a still pagan race, worshipping stocks and stones.

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  • But the most luxuriously housed has little to boast of in this respect, nor need we trouble ourselves to speculate how the human race may be at last destroyed.

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  • Jonathan said you were taking him to some kind of horse race tomorrow.

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  • That she, a starving artist who'd been dragged across the universe because her best friend felt sorry for her, was the key to saving an entire race of people was unimaginable.

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  • Fodder for another horse race, Dean thought.

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  • Dean's heart began to race as he caught sight of Cynthia and Martha at the edge of the rocks near the edge of the path leading to the entrance of the Lucky Pup.

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  • The determination with which this remarkable race has maintained its mountain stronghold through a long series of ages has hitherto met with scant appreciation in the outside world.

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  • May be the man you hoe with is inclined to race; then, by gorry, your mind must be there; you think of weeds.

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  • He lowered his head to the side of her neck away from the camera and nuzzled her neck in a way that made her heart race faster.

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  • Kind of beating the horse to the front of the pack a bit early in the race, isn't she?

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  • Kind of beating the horse to the front of the pack a bit early in the race, isn't she?

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  • The tall, fair and blue-eyed individuals who are found to the north-east of the Seine and in Normandy appear to be nearer in race to the Scandinavian and Germanic invaders; a tall and darker type with long faces and aquiline noses occurs in some parts of Franche-Co1nt and Champagne, the Vosges and the Perche.

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  • Horses are bred to some extent, while the native race of donkeys is remarkably small in size.

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  • The natural antipathy between the two sections of the race, though less evident than in former times, is far from extinct.

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  • Sometimes the well dent is visible, where once a spring oozed; now dry and tearless grass; or it was covered deep--not to be discovered till some late day--with a flat stone under the sod, when the last of the race departed.

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  • These ice-cutters are a merry race, full of jest and sport, and when I went among them they were wont to invite me to saw pit-fashion with them, I standing underneath.

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  • I only wish there was a real horse here for me to race with.

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  • "Then why not race with the Sawhorse?" enquired the Scarecrow.

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  • It is an arduous race, for only the fittest, yet the race is always booked early to its maximum.

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  • There is a period in the history of the individual, as of the race, when the hunters are the "best men," as the Algonquins called them.

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  • 'The enemy of the human race,' as you know, attacks the Prussians.

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  • I know I should be upset that Fitzgerald is running against you but I know his being in the race makes you want to run all the more.

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  • I know I should be upset that Fitzgerald is running against you but I know his being in the race makes you want to run all the more.

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  • I'll race the miserable wooden donkey any day in the week! cried the cab-horse.

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  • His heart began to slow its impossible race.

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  • The Albanians are apparently the most ancient race in southeastern Europe.

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  • The Albanians are apparently the most ancient race in southeastern Europe.

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  • "Once, when I was young," said Jim, "I was a race horse, and defeated all who dared run against me.

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  • She stood beside Alex and listened to the truck door slam and the engine race when Josh started it.

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  • These small individuals present apparently no other differences, and Sergi maintains that the difference is racial, these being the descendants of a race of pygmies who had emigrated from central Africa.

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  • This animal can scarcely be regarded as more than a local race, and should be styled Oreamnus montanus kennedyi.

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  • He has won the race, and won it fairly; but what can a horse of flesh do against a tireless beast of wood?

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  • We may imagine a time when, in the infancy of the human race, some enterprising mortal crept into a hollow in a rock for shelter.

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  • When I think of the benefactors of the race, whom we have apotheosized as messengers from heaven, bearers of divine gifts to man, I do not see in my mind any retinue at their heels, any carload of fashionable furniture.

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  • The kind uncles and aunts of the race are more esteemed than its true spiritual fathers and mothers.

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  • Angleworms are rarely to be met with in these parts, where the soil was never fattened with manure; the race is nearly extinct.

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  • Shall a man go and hang himself because he belongs to the race of pygmies, and not be the biggest pygmy that he can?

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  • Fallen man has retained a love of idleness, but the curse weighs on the race not only because we have to seek our bread in the sweat of our brows, but because our moral nature is such that we cannot be both idle and at ease.

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  • "You go ahead, Zakhar!" shouted Nicholas to his father's coachman, wishing for a chance to race past him.

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  • Had he not seen the possibility of, and passionately desired, the regeneration of the sinful human race, and his own progress to the highest degree of perfection?

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  • maximus, in which case the Indian race will be E.

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  • Examples may perhaps occasionally still be found in the uninhabited forests of Hungary and Transylvania, and occasionally in Spain and Greece, as well as in the Caucasus and in some of the Swiss cantons, but the original race has in most countries interbred with the domestic cat wherever the latter has penetrated."

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  • Reluctantly she pulled away, her pulse and respiration in a race.

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  • Her heart hesitated a moment, contracting for a race.

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  • Desire rose hot and fast in him, more so when he felt the cool tickle of her power, the combination of cool energy and warm skin making his blood race.

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  • It made her heart race.

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  • He wasn't about to donate any fodder to the other horse in the race.

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  • Rhyn was a mass murderer, a creature who had tried to wipe out the human race.

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  • Did you really almost annihilate the human race?

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  • Lord, he thought, listening to Fred was like watching a sloth race.

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  • Fred asked, reaching for his glasses, "some kind of a race?"

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  • Time began to race.

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  • There are a lot of people in California who would pay dearly for a weekend or two away from the rat race.

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  • The relatively small size of the ear is one of the most distinctive characteristics of the dwarf race.

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  • Although some of these elephants are believed not to have been larger than donkeys, the height of others may be estimated at from 4 to 5 ft., or practically the same as that of the dwarf Congo race.

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  • We must learn to issue from ourselves, transport ourselves back to other times, and become children again in order to comprehend the infancy of the human race.

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  • From 1594 to 1641 the duchy remained vested in the French family of La Tour d'Auvergne, one of whom (Henry, viscount of Turenne and marshal of France) had married in 1591 Charlotte de la Marck, the last of her race.

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  • These limits, however, are far from including all the members of a widely scattered race.

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  • The Galapagos archipelago possesses a rare advantage from its isolated situation, and from the fact that its history has never been interfered with by any aborigines of the human race.

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  • Lastly positivism teaches a corporate instead of an individual immortality; man should desire to live on as a beneficent influence in the race.

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  • 1 - The Australian people are mainly of British origin, only 34% of the population of European descent being of non-British race.

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  • The census of Western Australia included only those aborigines in the employment of the colonists; and as a large part of this, the greatest of the Australian states, is as yet unexplored, it may be presumed that the aborigines enumerated were very far short of the whole number of persons of that race in the state.

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  • Again, while they differ physically from neighbouring races, while there is practically nothing in common between them and the Malays, the Polynesians, or the Papuan Melanesians, they agree in type so closely among themselves that they must be regarded as forming one race.

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  • How did the Tasmanians with their Papuan affinities get so far south on a continent inhabited by a race so differing from Papuans?

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  • Four points are clear: (i) the Australians represent a distinct race; (2) they have no kinsfolk among the neighbouring races; (3) they have occupied the continent for a very long period; (4) it would seem that the Tasmanians must represent a still earlier occupation of Australia, perhaps before the Bass Strait existed.

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  • That a far more advanced race had at one time a settlement on the north-west coast is indicated by the cave-paintings and sculptures discovered by Sir George Grey.

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  • All this points to a temporary occupation by a race at a far higher stage of culture than any known Australians, who were certainly never capable of executing even the crude works of art described.

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  • Their mental faculties, though inferior to those of the Polynesian race, are not contemptible.

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  • The ingenuity of the race is mostly exhibited in the manufacture of their weapons of warfare and the chase.

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  • A remnant of the race exists in each of the provinces, while a few tribes still wander over the interior.

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  • Curr, The Australian Race (3 vols.,1886-1887); G.

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  • The Chinese difficulty, so far as the mining population was concerned, was solved by the exhaustion of the extensive alluvial deposits; the miners' prejudice against the race, however, still exists, though they are no longer serious competitors, and the laws of some of the states forbid any Chinese to engage in mining without the express authority in writing of the minister of mines.

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  • But that party among the Parthian magnates which was hostile to Artabanus applied to Tiberius for a king of the race of Phraates.

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  • Saxon was at this period the common title of all the north German tribes; there was but little difference between Frisians and Saxons either in race or language, and they were closely united for some four centuries in common resistance to the encroachments of the Frankish power.

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  • These people belong to the race which would seem to be the true aboriginal stock of southern Asia.

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  • From time to time cannot, however, be taken as typical of their race, and other specimens are armed.

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  • Representatives of their race are also found scattered among the Malayan villages throughout the country, and also along the coast, but these have intermixed so much with the Malays, and have acquired so many customs, &c., from their more civilized neighbours, that they can no longer be regarded as typical of the race to which they belong.

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  • They are described by Strabo as a mixed race of Celts and Illyrians, who used Celtic weapons, tattooed themselves, and lived chiefly on spelt and millet.

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  • They were a warlike race, addicted to plundering expeditions.

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  • It is commonly supposed that, because nearly the whole country is ruled by Rajputs, therefore the population consists mainly of Rajput tribes; but these are merely the dominant race, and the territory is called Rajputana because it is politically possessed by Rajputs.

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  • The whole number of this race is 620,229, and nowhere do they form a majority of the whole population in a state; but they are strongest, numerically, in the northern states and in Udaipur.

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  • On the great estates in Assyria and its subject provinces were many serfs, mostly of subject race, settled captives, or quondam slaves, tied to the soil they cultivated and sold with the estate but capable of possessing land and property of their own.

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  • Many important differences are also recorded between the skulls of the two animals, and it is especially noteworthy that the last lower molar is smaller in the wild than in the tame race.

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  • In Sicily the so-called Modica race is of note; and in Sardinia there is a distinct stock which seldom exceeds the weight of 700 lb.

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  • Among the centrifugal forces which determined the future of the Italian race must be reckoned, first and foremost, the new spirit of municipal independence.

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  • A race was formed strong enough to keep the empire itself in check, strong enough, except for its own internecine contests, to have formed a nation equal to its happier neighbors.

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  • But, like all the vicissitudes, of the Italian race, while it was a decided step forward in one direction, it introduced a new source of discord.

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  • When William II., the last monarch of the Norman race, died, Henry VI.

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  • Nor were the people only enfeebled for resistance to a real foe; the whole political spirit of the race was demoralized.

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  • He only exchanged one set of foreign masters for another, and taught a new barbarian race how pleasant were the plains of Italy.

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  • But the princes of the house of Savoy were a race of warriors; and what Emmanuel Philibert lost as sovereign he regained as captain of adventure in the service of his cousin Philip II.

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  • sup :t had been a race between Garibaldi and the Piedmontese.

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  • Herbert Spencer finds that the modern individual has intuitions of duty which represent the inherited experience of what has been good for the race in the past.

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  • ' A belief hinted again at the close of Lessing's Education of the Human Race; also - more definitely - by J.

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  • - Of Leibnitz's immediate followers we may mention Lessing, who in his Education of the Human Race brought out the truth of the process of gradual development underlying: human history, even though he expressed this in a form inconsistent with the idea of a spontaneous evolution.

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  • It has been the habit of biologists to use the terms variation, selection, elimination, correlation and so forth, vaguely; the new school, which has been strongly reinforced from the side of physical science, insists on quantitative measurements of the terms. When the anatomist says that one race is characterized by long heads, another by round heads, the biometricist demands numbers and percentages.

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  • They are a wild race but mild-mannered, very superstitious, and pride themselves on their skill as doctors.

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  • The Links are the scene every year of the Edinburgh race meetings and of those of the Royal Caledonian Hunt which are held every third year.

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  • Factors in Evo/ution.Evolution in the race involves progressive differentiation in the individual; hence the causes of evolution and of differentiation must be the same.

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  • The Persians of Cyrus were a vigorous race of husbandmen, living in a healthy climate, accustomed to hardship, brave and upright.

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  • The red type is peculiar to America, inhabiting every climate from polar to equatorial, and containing representatives of many stages of culture which had apparently developed without the aid or interference of people of any other race until the close of the 15th century.

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  • Australia and Polynesia By 87, 000,000 392,000,000 170,000,000 1 43, 000,000 7,000,000 influence of climate, and by the development of trade even to inhabit countries which cannot yield a food-supply, the mass of mankind is still completely under the control of those conditions which in the past determined the distribution and the mode of life of the whole human race.

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  • After the death of Margaret Plays, her widower found, with the peculiar instinct of his race, a second well-endowed wife.

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  • AHOM, or Aham, a tribe of Shan descent inhabiting the Assam valley, and, prior to the invasion of the Burmese at the commencement of the 19th century, the dominant race in that country.

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  • The Ahoms, together with the Shans of Burma and Eastern China and the Siamese, were members of the Tai race.

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  • Junghuhn, have been associated with the Battas, but are probably a distinct branch of the pre-Malayan or Indonesian race.

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  • He sets the Normans before us as a race specially marked by cunning, despising their own inheritance in the hope of winning a greater, eager after both gain and dominion, given to imitation of all kinds, holding a certain mean between lavishness and greediness - that is, perhaps uniting, as they certainly did, these two seemingly opposite qualities.

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  • The Charruas are generally classified as a yellow-skinned race, of the same family as the Pampa Indians; but they are also represented as tanned almost black by the sun and air, without any admixture of red or yellow in their complexions.

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  • In their country was a wooden city inhabited by a distinct race, the Geloni, who seem to have spoken an Indo-European tongue.

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  • Calicut is of considerable antiquity; and about the 7th century it had its population largely increased by the immigration of the Moplahs, a fanatical race of Mahommedans from Arabia, who entered enthusiastically into commercial life.

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  • The Svanetians belong to the Georgian race.

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  • MAORI (pronounced "Mowri"; a Polynesian word meaning "native," "indigenous"; the word occurs in distinction from pakeha, " stranger," in other parts of Polynesia in the forms Maoi and Maoli), the name of the race inhabiting New Zealand when first visited by Tasman in 1642.

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  • That they were not indigenous, but had displaced an earlier Melanesian or Papuan race, the true aborigines, is certain.

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  • There is some evidence that the "tradition of the six canoes" does not represent the first contact of the Polynesian race with New Zealand.

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  • There is evidence of the existence of a once dominant fair race, of which the still surviving Sienetjo, a people of a yellow or fair complexion, are regarded as descendants.

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  • The Funj who had meantime settled in Sennar became the dominant race by the 15th century.

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  • Within the empire a very great diversity of nationalities is comprised, due to the amalgamation or absorption by the Slav race of a variety of Ural-Altaic stocks, of Turko-Tatars, Turko-Mongols and various Caucasian races.

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  • Like other races of mankind, the Russian race is not pure.

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  • The Mongol race is represented in Russia by the Kalmucks, who inhabit the steppes of Astrakhan between the Volga, the Don and the Kuma.

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  • The Semitic race is represented by upwards of 5,000,000 Jews.

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  • Both the horses of the Cossacks and the bityug race of S.

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  • Until recent times these various nationalities were allowed to retain unmolested the language, religion and peculiar local administration of their ancestors; but when the new nationality doctrine came into fashion, attempts were made to spread among them the language, religion and administrative institutions of the dominant race.

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  • The old tendency illustrated by the outcome of the revolutionary movements of 1848 was once more in evidence - the tendency of merely artificial theories of democratic liberty to succumb to the immemorial instinct of race and race ascendancy.

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  • Operation by private companies, under specific provisions of the government authorities with regard to the method of its exercise, has been the policy consistently carried out in France, and less systematically and consistently in other countries under the domination of the Latin race.

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  • Homogenesis means simply that such organism comes into existence directly from a parent organism of the same race, and hence of the same species, sub-species, genus and so forth.

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  • so that a known animal may give rise to another known animal of a different race, species, genus, or even family, or to a plant, or vice versa.

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  • - The Samoans are pure Polynesians, and according to the traditions of many Polynesian peoples Savaii was the centre of dispersion of the race over the Pacific Ocean from Hawaii to New Zealand.

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  • Probably the custom was of African origin, and came from eastern Africa along with the Semitic race.

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  • As we have already indicated, the document J assumes that Yahweh was worshipped by the Hebrew race from the first.

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  • power and presence (numen) there, and the same festivals and sacrifices which had previously been devoted to the cult of the Canaanite Baal were now annexed to the service of Yahweh, the war-god of the conquering race.

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  • Palestinian states on the other, and that they could scarcely have escaped the all-pervading Babylonian influences of 2000-1400 B.C. It is now becoming clearer every day, especially since the discovery of the laws of Khammurabi, that, if we are to think sanely about Hebrew history before as well as after the exile, we can only think of Israel as part of the great complex of Semitic and especially Canaanite humanity that lived its life in western Asia between 2060 and 600 B.C.; and that while the Hebrew race maintained by the aid of prophetism its own individual and exalted place, it was not less susceptible then, than it has been since, to the moulding influences of great adjacent civilizations and ideas.

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  • The religion of the Hebrew race - properly the Jews - now enters on a new stage, for it should be observed that it was Amos, Isaiah and Micah - prophets of Judah - who laid the actual foundations.

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  • In the old religion the race or clan was the unit of religion as well as of social life.

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  • The solidarity of race or family was expressed in the old tradition reflected in Deut.

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  • It probably arose from the fact that the calamities from which Israel had suffered both before and during the exile had drawn the reflective minds of the race to the contemplation of the problem of suffering.

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  • It marks the highest point to which the Hebrew race attained in its progress from henotheism to monotheism.

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  • It did not operate as a rule beyond the limits of race.

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  • The development of the priestly code of legislation (Priestercodex) was a gradual process, and probably occupied a considerable part of the 5th century B.C. The Hebrew race now definitely entered upon the new path of organized Jewish legalism which had been originally marked out for it by Ezekiel in the preceding century.

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  • There is a well-known story of the last of the race being killed by Sir Ewen Cameron of Lochiel in 1680, but there is evidence of wolves having survived in Sutherlandshire and other parts into the following century (perhaps as late as 1743), though the date of their final extinction cannot be accurately fixed.

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  • The golden apples, the gift of Aphrodite to Hippomenes before his race with Atalanta, were also plucked from the garden of the Hesperides.

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  • The constitution as adopted limited the suffrage to adult white males, but this provision was annulled by the fifteenth amendment to the Federal constitution; and in 1880 amendments to the state constitution were adopted striking out the word " white " from the suffrage clause and adding a new article granting rights of suffrage and office holding without regard to race, colour or previous condition of servitude.

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  • Of one part of the argument of this work Fiske wrote in the preface of one of his later books (Through Nature to God, 1899): "The detection of the part played by the lengthening of infancy in the genesis of the human race is my own especial contribution to the Doctrine of Evolution."

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  • LAPITHAE, a mythical race, whose home was in Thessaly in the valley of the Peneus.

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  • According to some, the Lapithae are representatives of the giants of fable, or spirits of the storm; according to others, they are a semi-legendary, semi-historical race, like the Myrmidons and other Thessalian tribes.

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  • In Zerubbabel the people beheld once more a ruler of the Davidic race.

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  • But the race whose chief sanctuary it guarded and maintained was the heir of great traditions and ideals.

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  • " The man," Aristotle says, " was by race a Jew out of Coele-Syria.

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  • The race survives - " the days of Israel are unnumbered."

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  • Sergi, The Mediterranean Race, Eng.

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  • The natives, a branch of the Polynesian race, are the most progressive and most intellectual in the Pacific Islands, except the Hawaiians.

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  • Musta`riba], a general term for persons not Arab by race who have assimilated themselves to the Arabs.

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  • The Minoan remains at Orchomenus which are traceable to the latest period go far to substantiate the philological comparison between the name of Minyas, the traditional ancestor of this ancient race, and that of Minos.

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  • DEUCALION, in Greek legend, son of Prometheus, king of Phthia in Thessaly, husband of Pyrrha, and father of Hellen, the mythical ancestor of the Hellenic race.

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  • Having offered sacrifice and inquired how to renew the human race, they were ordered to cast behind them the "bones of the great mother," that is, the stones from the hillside.

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  • (1587-1629) and a number of Gudars, a peculiar pariah race, probably of Indian origin.

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  • which the Uzbeg Turks are dominant, and for the most part is inhabited by nomadic tribes, who are marauders, enjoying the reputation of being the worst among a race of professed robbers.

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  • The latter race includes the fair-haired people of northern Europe, and extends over nearly the same area as the Melanochroi, with which race it is greatly intermixed.

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  • This race is believed to form the basis of the people of the Indian peninsula, and of some of the hill tribes of central India, to whom the name Dravidian has been given, and by its admixture with the Melanochroic group to have given rise to the ordinary population of the Indian provinces.

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  • The extension of modified forms of the Mongolian type over the whole American continent may be mentioned as a remarkable circumstance connected with this branch of the human race.

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  • It is known that to the TibetoChinese modifications of the pure Mongolian type all the eastern Burmese tribes - Chins, Kachins, Shans, &c. - belong (as indeed do the Burmese themselves), and that a cognate race occupies the Himalaya to the eastern limits of Kashmir.

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  • It is generally agreed that this civilization can be traced back to an earlier race, the Sumero-Akkadians, whose language seems allied to the agglutinative idioms of central Asia.

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  • If this ancient civilized race was really allied to the ancestors of the Turks and Huns, it is a remarkable instance of how civilization thrives best by being transplanted at a certain period of growth.

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  • One hypothesis supposes that the shores of the Mediterranean were originally inhabited by a homogeneous race neither Aryan nor Semitic.

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  • The earliest Sumerian records seem to be anterior to 4000 B.C. Shortly after that period Babylonia was invaded by Semites, who became the ruling race.

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  • Japan appears to have been formerly inhabited by the Ainus, who have traditions of an older but unknown population, but was invaded in prehistoric times by a race akin to the Koreans, which was possibly mingled with Malay elements after occupying the southern part of the islands.

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  • The former comprised several dynasties of mixed Turki and Iranian race, but was wanting in coherency.

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  • The Annamese are, however, a distinct race.

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  • This widely-scattered race has no political union and its distribution is a puzzle for ethnography.

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  • It would seem from this distribution that the Malays are not continental, but a seafaring race with exceptional powers of dispersal, who have spread over the ocean from some island centre - perhaps Java.

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  • Thus converted into an enemy, Gawain urges his uncle to make war on Lancelot, and there follows a desperate struggle between Arthur and the race of Ban.

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  • This double identification enabled Cassiodorus to bring the favoured race into line with the peoples of classical antiquity, to interweave with their history stories about Hercules and the Amazons, to make them invade Egypt, to claim for them a share in the wisdom of the semi-mythical Scythian philosopher Zamolxis.

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  • On the one hand, as a transcriber of the philo-Goth Cassiodorus, he magnifies the race of Alaric and Theodoric, and claims for them their full share, perhaps more than their full share, of glory in the past.

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  • But in these states the prince, his relatives and some of his ministers or officials only are Mahrattas; the mass of the people belong to other sections of the Hindu race.

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  • They have generally the lofty brow, the regular features, the spare upright figure, and the calm aspect which might be expected in a race maintained in great purity yet upon a broad basis.

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  • Apart from the Brahmans, the Mahrattas may be generally designated as Sudras, the humblest of the four great castes into which the Hindu race is theoretically divided.

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  • But these principalities, though independent respecting internal administration, and making war or peace with their neighbours according to opportunity, owned allegiance to the peshwa at Poona as the head of the Mahratta race.

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  • Protestantism was professed by a large number of the inhabitants; and in many respects their characteristics identified them rather with the race to the east than that to the west of the Rhine.

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  • Pasteur had the good fortune, and just reward, of seeing the results of his work applied to the benefit both of the human race and of the animal world.

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  • Although the Ingushes speak a Chechen dialect, they have recently been proved to be, anthropologically, quite a distinct race.

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  • The inhabitants, notwithstanding the unhealthiness of their climate, are a strong and athletic race, belying their yellow and sickly appearance.

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  • With reference to the Celtic race, P. cordata, it is interesting to note its connexion with Arthurian legend and the Isle of Avalon or Isle of Apples.

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  • commerce, gave a powerful stimulus to rural industry, augmented agricultural capital and called forth a more skilful and enterprising race of farmers.

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  • It was during this period that the genius of Robert Bakewell produced an extraordinary change in the character of our more important breeds of live stock, more especially by the perfecting of a new race of sheep - the well-known Leicesters.

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  • Two days later Isabella, countess of Buchan, claimed the right of her family, the Macduffs, earls of Fife, to place the Scottish king on his throne, and the ceremony was repeated with an addition flattering to the Celtic race.

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  • This was no less than the rising of the whole Celtic race, who had felt the galling yoke of Edward I.

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  • The Scythian nomads became the ruling race; they were invested with large landed property, and formed the council of the king, who appointed the successor.

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  • in the XVIIIth Dynasty tomb of Rekhmara at Egyptian Thebes as bearing vases of peculiar forms, were of some Mediterranean race, neither their precise habitat nor the degree of their civilization could be determined while so few actual prehistoric remains were known in the Mediterranean lands.

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  • These and other less well marked changes, say some critics, are signs of a racial convulsion not long after 2000 B.C. An old race was conquered by a new, even if, in matters of civilization, the former capta victorem cepit.

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  • The most that can be said to he capable of proof is the infiltration of some northern influence into Crete at the end of Minoan Period II.; but it probably brought about no change of dynasty and certainly no change in the prevailing race.

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  • From the skullforms studied, it would appear, as we should expect, that the Aegean race was by no means pure even in the earlier Minoan periods.

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  • A people, agreeing in its prevailing skull-forms with the Mediterranean race of N.

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  • Tiryns and Hissarlik, other communities of the early race began to arrive at civilization, but were naturally influenced by the more advanced culture of Crete, in proportion to their nearness of vicinity.

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  • The Sidra Rabbet knows of three total destructions of the human race by fire and water, pestilence and sword, a single pair alone surviving in each case.

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  • Though birds make a not unimportant appearance in the earliest written records of the human race, the painter's brush has preserved their counterfeit presentment for a still longer period.

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  • of Asia, and were brought, through Russian caravans, even so far as to Pomerania, Sweden and Norway, where Samanid coins have been found in great number, were in their turn overthrown by a more youthful and vigorous race, that of Sabuktagin, which founded the illustrious Ghaznevid dynasty and the Mussulman empire of India.

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  • 158,550 Avars, 121,375 Darghis, 94,506 Kurins), a race closely akin to the Circassians, intermingled towards the Caspian Sea with Tatars and Georgians.

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  • Yet the group of islands called Rialto, in mid-Venetian lagoon, were first the asylum and then the magnificent and permanent home of a race that took a prominent part in the medieval and Renaissance history of Europe.

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  • As to the ethnography of the race little is known that is certain.

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  • The earlier ethnographers, like Strabo, put forward three theories as to the original home of the race.

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  • The bulk of the population was of Arab race, and though Aramaic was used as the written language, in common intercourse Arabic had by no means disappeared.

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  • ending -ayya'; the forms of the demonstrative pronouns, &c. As the bulk of the population was of Arab race, it is not surprising that many of the proper names are Arabic and that several Arabic words occur in the inscriptions.

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  • Ausonius, for instance, apostrophizes the rhetorician Attius Patera as sprung from a race of Druids.

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  • Without being intolerant, the Turks were a rougher and ruder race than the Arabs of Egypt whom they displaced; while the wars between the Fatimites of Egypt and the Abbasids of Bagdad, whose cause was represented by the Seljuks, made Syria (one of the natural battle-grounds of history) into a troubled and unquiet region.

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  • But the real menace to the Latin kingdom lay in northern Syria; and here a power was eventually destined to rise, which outstripped the kings of Jerusalem in the race for Cairo, and then - with the northern and southern boundaries of Jerusalem in its control - was able to crush the kingdom as it were between the two arms of a vice.

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  • But the vices were not only vices of the government: they were also vices, partly inevitable, partly moral, in the governing race itself.

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  • There was a race for the possession of the country between Nureddin's lieutenant Shirguh or Shirkuh and Amalric I., the brother and successor of Baldwin III.; and in the race Shirkuh proved the winner.

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  • The Basuto acquired an unenviable notoriety as a race of bold cattle lifters and raiders, and the emigrant Boers found them extremely troublesome neighbours.

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  • At the head of a band of 300 free lances he offered his services first to the count of Barcelona; then, failing him, to Moktadir, the Arab king of Saragossa, of the race of the Beni Houd.

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  • II, 12): there is no observable relation between exertion and result in life: the race is not to the swift nor the battle to the strong; 1 The Hebrew has the definite article," the whole,"TO ray.

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  • Malayan folk, who are the dominant race of the Malay Peninsula and of the Malay Archipelago.

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  • Though in these lands they have for not less than a thousand years enjoyed the position of the dominant race, they all possess a tradition that they are not indigenous, and that their first rulers "came out of the sea," with a large band of Malayan warriors in their train.

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  • For any aboriginal race inhabiting these countries, such important articles of diet as the duri-an, &c., could not fail to be among the first natural objects to receive a name, and thus we find primary terms in use among the Sakai and Semang, the aborigines of the Peninsula, to describe these fruits.

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  • golian race - that is to say, from the north.

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  • To-day, however, fuller data are available than when Wallace wrote, and the more generally accepted theory is that the Malayan race is distinct, and came from the south, until it was stayed by the Mongolian races living on the mainland of southern Asia.

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  • As a matter of fact the Sakai of the interior of the peninsula belong to the latter race.

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  • The facts, however, are in exact contradiction to this; and accordingly the theory now most generally held by those who have studied the question is that the Malays form a distinct race, and had their original home in the south.

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  • It has been suggested that their separation did not take place until after the continent which once existed in the north Pacific had become submerged, and that the Malays wandered northward, while the Polynesian race spread itself over the islands of the southern archipelago.

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  • All this, however, must necessarily be of the nature of the purest speculation, and the only facts which we are able to deduce in the present state of our knowledge of the subject may be summed up as follows: (a) That the Malays ethnologically belong to a race which is allied to the Polynesians; (b) that the theory formerly current to the effect that the Sakai and other similar races of the peninsula and archipelago belonged to the Malayan stock cannot be maintained, since recent investigations tend to identify them with the Mon-Annam or Mon-Khmer family of races; (c) that the Malays are, comparatively speaking, newcomers in the lands which they now inhabit; (d) that it is almost certain that their emigration took place from the south; (e) and that, at some remote period of their history, they came into close contact with the Polynesian race, probably before its dispersion over the extensive area which it now occupies.

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  • In ordinary circumstances, however, the Malay is not treacherous, and there are many instances recorded in which men of this race have risked their own lives on behalf of Europeans who chanced to be their friends.

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  • These are not, however, in any sense typical, and might equally have been perpetrated by men of another race.

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  • It's been said, where a man of another race might not improbably commit suicide, a Malay runs amok, killing all whom he may meet until he himself is slain.

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  • of the history of the Berber tribes and of the kingdoms founded by that race in North Africa.

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  • Although he regarded them as an inferior race he was just and honourable towards their leaders.

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  • in GENTILE the English Bible, the term generally applied to those who were not of the Jewish race.

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  • In postAugustan Latin gentilis became wider in meaning, following the usage of gens, in the sense of race, nation, and meant "national," belonging to the same race.

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