Raged sentence example

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  • Once again, war raged in Europe and around the world and left sixty million people dead.
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  • The storm raged on around them and finally began to abate.
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  • The battle still raged in the distance, the colors duller against the morning sky.
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  • Fire still raged at one end of the orchard, filling the air above the trees with black smoke.
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  • The battle raged mainly around the re-charter of the Bank of the United States.
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  • Thereafter it suffered greatly from the civil wars which raged in Abyssinia, and was more than once sacked.
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  • A controversy raged in Germany.
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  • In 1522 Douglas was stricken by the plague which raged in London, and died at the house of his friend Lord Dacre.
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  • The activity of the Inquisition was redoubled, and persecution raged throughout the Netherlands.
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  • Battles raged atop the walls, on the narrow stairways, at the base of the walls.
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  • For two years, indeed, a struggle raged between Baldwin I.
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  • In Bengal the rising began at Barrackpore, was communicated to Dacca in Eastern Bengal, and for a time raged in Behar, producing the memorable defence of the billiard-room at Arrah by a handful of civilians and Sikhs - one of the most splendid pieces of gallantry in the history of the British arms. Since 1858, when the country passed to the crown, the history of Bengal has been one of steady progress.
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  • Her power is irresistible, even greater than that of the gods; to her was due the strife (battles with Titans, Giants) that raged amongst them of old, before the rule of love began; the world revolves round the spindle, which she holds in her lap. According to the Egyptian theory, she is one of the four deities present at the birth of every human being, her companions being the Daemon (guardian spirit), Tyche (Fortune) and Eros.
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  • In 1743 George took up arms on behalf of the empress Maria Theresa; but in August 1745 the danger in England from the Jacobites led him to sign the convention of Hanover with Frederick the Great, although the struggle with France raged around his electorate until the peace of Aix-la-Chapelle in 1748.
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  • The government of Commodus, feeble in itself and vexed by many troubles, could not repair the loss, and the civil wars which soon raged in Europe (193-197) gave the Caledonians further chance.
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  • In Hungary itself a large party was in favour of the Germans, but the civil wars which raged between the two factions from 1276 to 1278 did not prevent Ladislaus, at the head of 20,000 Magyars and Kumanians, from co-operating with Rudolph of Habsburg in the great battle of Durnkri t (August 26th, 1278), which destroyed, once for all, the empire of the Pfemyslidae.
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  • He was an enthusiastic adherent of Maimonides, and, though far advanced in years, took an active part in the battle which raged in southern France and Spain round his philosophicoreligious writings.
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  • The decrees were put into execution by Pope John XXII., and a persecution raged in which, though the pope expressly protected the female Beguine communities of the Netherlands, there was little discrimination between the orthodox and unorthodox Beguines.
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  • For ten years civil war raged in Lorraine; in Saxony much blood was shed in petty quarrels; and Henry made expeditions against his turbulent vassals in Flanders and Friesland.
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  • During this reign (1348-1349) Egypt was visited by the Black Death, which is said to have carried off 900,000 of the inhabitants of Cairo and to have raged as far south as Assuan.
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  • The quarrel waxed: the gatherings summoned by the preachers were declared to be seditious; a meeting in a church ended in a threatening riot that raged round the Tolbooth, where James was sitting, and on the following day he with his Court withdrew to Linlithgow (18th of December 1596).
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  • A Glasgow professor, the Rev. Mr Simson, was attacked for Arminianism and Socinianism as early as 1717; and the battle raged between the more severe Presbyterians - who still hankered after the Covenant, approved of an old work The Marrow of Modern Divinity (1646), and were especially convinced that preachers must be elected by the people - and the Moderates, who saw that the Covenant was an anachronism, thought conduct more important than Calvinistic convictions, and supported in the General Assembly the candidates selected by patrons, as against those chosen by the popular voice.
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  • He was singularly sweet-tempered, and shrank from the impassioned political bitterness that raged about him; bore with relative equanimity a flood of coarse and malignant abuse of his motives, morals, religion, 4 personal honesty and decency; cherished very few personal animosities; and better than any of his great antagonists cleared political opposition of illblooded personality.
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  • from One Ton depot on March 19, and here during a blizzard which raged for several days Scott, Wilson and Bowers met their fate with heroism, Scott writing to the end.
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  • After the battle of Evesham the rebel forces rallied at the castle, which, after a siege of six months, was surrendered by Henry de Hastings, the governor, on account of the scarceness of food and of the "pestilent disease" which raged there.
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  • The struggle against the bishops, in which a clamour for a reform of clerical life and a striving for local self-government were strangely interwoven, had raged for a couple of generations when King Henry V., great patron of municipal freedom as he was, legalized by a series of charters the status quo (Cremona, 1114, Mantua, 1116).
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  • Round this distinction a rather barren controversy has raged, and almost all modern philosophers have labelled themselves either "Intuitionalist" (a priori) or "Empiricist" (a posteriori) according to the view they take of knowledge.
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  • In 1656 one of the most destructive of all recorded epidemics in Europe raged in Naples; it is said to have carried off 300,000 persons in the space of five months.
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  • In 1666 a severe plague raged in Cologne and on the Rhine, which was prolonged till 1670 in the district.
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  • In 1717 plague raged severely in Constantinople; and in 1719 it made a fresh progress westward into Transylvania, Hungary, Galicia and Poland, but not farther (about 20° E.).
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  • He raged and then crushed an empty soda can under his big foot before he stomped out of the room.
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  • The court case raged on for close to a decade, involving both state and federal courts before finally landing in front of the United States Supreme Court, which ruled in Anna's favor and allows her to continue fighting for the money.
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  • Class 5: DGRAGE becomes Dagger, Ragged, Grade, Raged, Aged, Dare, Dear, Drag, Gear, Read, Rage, Age, Are, Ear, Egg, Era, Gag, Rag, Red, Egad, Dreg and Grad.
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  • Olympic swimmer turned actress Esther Williams put a glamorous spin on swim caps in her many movie musicals, inciting a fashion trend in swimwear that raged on through the 40's, 50's, and 60's.
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  • In the hippie era, the bohemian look raged and women wanted to show off their individuality in every aspect of their appearance.
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  • Long has the debate raged on in the field of psychic ability and phenomenon as to whether we all demonstrate symptoms of psychic abilities at some point in our lives.
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  • In Congress, toward the end of 2009 and January of 2010, the debate raged as to whether the healthcare reforms were truly the best for American people, especially amid waning popularity.
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  • At that time, he was reaping the fruits of war as World War II raged on.
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  • As the war raged on longer than anyone expected, the Confederate War Department formulated a system to issue uniforms and other equipment needed for the Confederate volunteer regiments.
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  • His blood still raged from their kiss.
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  • From this time forward the history of Bikanir was mainly that of the wars with Jodhpur, which raged intermittently throughout the 18th century.
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  • For centuries a bitter feud raged between the Kapitel-Stadt and the Upper Town, until these rivals were forced to join hands against the Turks.
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  • He visited all the neighbouring parishes where the contagion raged, distributing money, providing accommodation for the sick, and punishing those, especially the clergy, who were remiss in discharging their duties.
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  • In 1849-1850, and again in 1852, the disease raged very severely and spread southward.
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  • The application to government for aid, however, proved the occasion of a " Voluntary controversy," which raged with great fierceness for many years and has never completely subsided.
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  • In the vital matter of national defence no common understanding had been arrived at, and during the conflicts which had raged round this question, the two chambers had come into frequent collision and paralysed the action of the government.
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  • The controversy between the old and the new schools raged so fiercely, and the victory has remained so obviously in the hands of the latter, that it is difficult, especially for a foreigner, to hold the balance perfectly even.
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  • Additional decisions were necessitated by the violent disputes which raged within the Franciscan order as to the observance of the rules of St Francis of Assisi, and by the multitude of subordinate questions arising from this.
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  • A fierce battle raged all day on this front, while the other 2 Turkish divisions (VII.
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  • The Peasants' War also raged within the see in 1525 and 1526, and was only quelled with the aid of the Swabian League.
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  • The contest, which raged from the 23rd to the morning of the 26th of June, was without doubt the bloodiest and most resolute the streets of Paris have ever seen, and the general did not hesitate to inflict the severest punishment on the rebels.
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  • On the east is the Johanniskirche, round which raged the last conflict in the battle of 1813, when it suffered severely from cannon shot.
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  • did not live to see, and which raged throughout the 18th century.
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  • The dispute raged hotly from 1239 to 1245.
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  • In and around Edessa the theological strife raged hotly.'
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  • Ethel raged on for sever­al minutes, listing in graphic detail exactly what she'd do to her partner—now ex-partner—until Dean managed to get her to agree to sign a complaint so the police could begin a quiet search.
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  • decimated by a war which has raged on and off for 28 years.
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  • The party was then in a narrow gorge between huge icebergs, over which the storm raged with fearful fury.
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  • When about half-way, he was surrounded by the hordes of the Khakan, and the battle raged with terrible slaughter.
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  • In his wake, an absolutely monumental battle raged for second place, with up to seven cars involved at various stages.
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  • Thus ended the spat between Jonas Hanway and Dr. Samuel Johnson, but the arguments about tea raged for years.
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  • Fortunately that night as the old verger told me, a " tempest " raged.
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  • And as the battle raged between towels and seeds for space in the airing cupboard, my mum's patience never once wavered.
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  • But persecution raged, especially against the pastors.
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  • But the constant feuds which raged between the regent and her second son, Shams Addaula, compelled the scholar to quit the place, and of ter a brief sojourn at Kazwin, he passed southwards to Hamadan, where that prince had established himself.
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  • In Queensland, where the earliest factory legislation dates from 1896, keen parliamentary conflict raged round the pro posal in 1907 to introduce the special boards system for fixing wages.
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  • Presently at a feast of Anahite Gregory refused to assist his sovereign in offering pagan sacrifice, and his parentage being now revealed, was thrown into a deep pit at Artashat, where he languished for fourteen years, during which persecution raged in Armenia.
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  • The greatest mortality was caused by virulent malarial fever, which raged during the autumn months of 'coo and the early months of 1901.
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  • The battle between Guelph and Ghibelline raged with unintermitting fury.
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  • As it was, a struggle raged between Roger and Manuel during the whole progress of the Crusade, which greatly contributed towards its failure, preventing, as it did, any assistance from the Eastern empire.
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  • Yet by adroit use of his powers of diplomacy, and by playing upon the dissensions which raged between the descendants of Saladin's brother (Malik-al-Adil), he was able, without striking a blow, to conclude a treaty with the sultan of Egypt which gave him all that Richard I.
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  • In part, again, a commercial war raged between Venice and Genoa, which attracted into its orbit all the various feuds and animosities of the Levant (12J7).
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  • their refusal to take oaths, their testimony against war, their disuse of a professional ministry, and their recognition of women's ministry) were being put forward in England, by various individuals or sects, in the strife which raged during the intense religious excitement of the middle of the 17th century.
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  • The conflagration of 1671, already mentioned, raged for fifteen days, and only the church, a part of the palace, and two towers escaped uninjured.
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  • In 1892 the cholera raged within its walls, carried off 850o of its inhabitants, and caused considerable losses to its commerce and industry; but the visitation was not without its salutary fruits, for an improved drainage system, better hospital accommodation, and a purer water-supply have since combined to make it one of the healthiest commercial cities of Europe.
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  • For a hundred years after the Elizabethan settlement the battle raged round the compulsory use of the surplice and square cap, both being objected to by the extreme Calvinists or Puritans.
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  • Popular passion confused the issues, and raged as violently against the substitution of the surplice for the Geneva gown in the pulpit as against the revival of the "mass vestments."
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  • Harbour works were begun in 1857, piers and jetties were constructed, dredgers imported, and controversy raged over the various schemes for harbour improvement.
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  • This persecution raged most fiercely towards the end of what is generally called " The Long War," which began in 1593, and lasted till 1606.
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  • Syria, around which much controversy has raged during the past thirty years.
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  • The " Kulturkampf " raged in Baden, as in the rest of Germany; and here as elsewhere the government encouraged the formation of Old Catholic communities.
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  • The feud which raged round the doctrine of the Lord's Supper had already broken out before the first diet of Spires, and had aroused great and immediate excitement.
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  • in the vexed question of the appointment to the see of Magdeburg and closed the long quarrel, which had raged through four pontificates, about the appointment of William Fitzherbert (d.
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  • A furious cannonade raged, and the Anglo-Dutch line withdrew slightly to gain more cover from the ridge.
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  • His uncompromising antagonism to political blackmail and bribery, and his determination to pursue the right, as he saw the right, only in a common-sense fashion; made bitter enemies on the one hand among the corrupt politicians, and, on the other hand, among theoretical reformers) and discussions raged in the newspapers about his executive acts, his speeches, and his official messages much as they raged during his seven years in the White House.
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  • This raged in the Eastern Church for more than a century (726-843), and only sank to rest when the worship of images was unconditionally conceded.
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  • " - raged for some time, the principal disputants being Rowland and Harris; and in 1751 it ended in an open rupture, which threw the Connexion first into confusion and then into a state of coma.
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  • A battle of pamphlets raged for some time; Droste was not re-installed but was obliged to accept a coadjutor.
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  • An attack upon Bishop Gardiner by Barnes in a sermon at St Paul's Cross was the signal for a bitter struggle between the Protestant and reactionary parties in Henry's council, which raged during the spring of 1540.
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  • Rival schools of thought sprang up, and controversy raged over it, as it had aforetime about the homoousion, or the two natures.
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  • Much controversy had raged over the conflicting principles of the equal representation of states and of representation on the basis of numbers, the larger states advocating the latter, the smaller states the former principle; and those who made themselves champions of the rights of the states professed to dread the tyrannical power which an assembly representing population might exert.
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  • 1, cc. 6, 7, we have a vivid picture of the controversies which raged at Alexandria over the works of Origen.
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  • For many years barbarous wars raged between the brothers, during which Zaman Shah, Shuja-ulMulk and Mahmud successively held the throne.
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  • The battles inside and outside the walls raged throughout the night, quieting only at dawn, when sunlight illuminated the destruction.
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  • This last was the central and the seminal idea of the work, and it has been the point round which the battle of scholarship has mainly raged.
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  • In the same year the Black Death first appeared in England, and raged until 1349.
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  • The technical terms round which such bitter controversies raged in the 4th and 5th centuries are often found in Origen lying peacefully side by side.
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