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  • The Messiah, whose birth and escape from the dragon was recounted in xii.
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  • Works on the birds of Germany are far too numerous to be recounted.
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  • Each recounted the scene of the murder of one of the women.
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  • The sequel to this literary alliance is best recounted in George Sand's own words: " I resisted him for three months but then yielded; I lived in my own apartment in an unconventional style."
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  • What book Ezra really brought from Babylon is uncertain; the writer, it seems, is merely narrating the introduction of the Law ascribed to Moses, even as a predecessor has recounted the discovery of the Book of the Law, the Deuteronomic code subsequently included in the Pentateuch.
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  • Even Watson himself has recounted the story in very different ways.
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  • From the latter it follows that in the Acts of Paul the death of Peter was recounted.
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  • The man who, so far as we know, first recounted the romantic adventures of Arthur's knights, Gawain.
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  • The pope's secretary of state had on the 19th December, in a letter to Cardinal Richard, recounted the causes of the condemnation in the identical terms used by the latter himself when condemning the Religion d'Israel three years before.
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  • A quaint figure in the pantheon of the heroic age is Hanuman, the deified chief of monkeys - probably meant to represent the aboriginal tribes of southern India - whose wonderful exploits as Rama's ally on the expedition to Lanka Indian audiences will never weary of hearing recounted.
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  • The woes I recounted to you in my last missive have been soothed by a letter from the Lady Marion.
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  • No longer are long-past events merely recounted - weâre brought up-to-date, with things happening in the here and now.
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  • Dr. Max Bull, for many years Senior Tutor, once recounted an incident which perfectly illustrates Henry Hart ' s extraordinary memory.
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  • He was a life long friend to members of my family and recounted anecdotes from their times together.
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  • True Hollywood Story, Haim recounted his film success and subsequent fall with drug abuse and made it known that he wanted to act again.
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  • While a written account is useful, there is nothing quite as powerful as a near death experience recounted on video by the person who experienced it.
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  • When we turn to the British Islands we find, as we should expect, no traces of the Druids in England and Wales after the conquest of Anglesea mentioned above, except in the story of Vortigern as recounted by Nennius.
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  • This expectation is recounted in xiii., but it appears most clearly in the additions to xvii.
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  • The Armenians are equally strict; but (adds Rycaut) " the times seem so confused and without rule that they can scarce be recounted, unless by those who live amongst them, and strictly observe them, it being the chief care of the priest, whose learning principally consists in knowing the appointed times of fasting and feasting, the which they never omit on Sundays to publish unto the people."
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  • The first of these, increasing the pay per day to the members of the legislature and providing for longer sessions,' was declared lost by the official canvassers, but when (1886) the ballots had been recounted by the legislature it was declared adopted.
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  • The Emperor said that the fiscal system must be reorganized and the accounts published, recounted Bitski, emphasizing certain words and opening his eyes significantly.
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  • He recounted how Raevski had led his two sons onto the dam under terrific fire and had charged with them beside him.
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  • Thus the captain touchingly recounted the story of his love for a fascinating marquise of thirty-five and at the same time for a charming, innocent child of seventeen, daughter of the bewitching marquise.
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  • What might be taken as poetic fancies in our text are recounted as historical facts in rabbinical literature.
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  • The victorious huntsman rode off to join the field, and there, surrounded by inquiring sympathizers, recounted his exploits.
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  • Among them are the sagas of Thorgils and Haflidi (I118-1121), the feud and peacemaking of two great chiefs, contemporaries of Ari; of Sturla (1150-1183), the founder of the great Sturlung family, down to the settlement of his great lawsuit by Jon Loptsson, who thereupon took his son Snorri the historian to fosterage, - a humorous story but with traces of the decadence about it, and glimpses of the evil days that were to come; of the Onundar-brennusaga (1185-1200), a tale of feud and fire-raising in the north of the island, the hero of which, Gudmund Dyri, goes at last into a cloister; of Hrafn Sveinbiornsson (1190-1213), the noblest Icelander of his day, warrior, leech, seaman, craftsman, poet and chief, whose life at home, travels and pilgrimages abroad (Hrafn was one of the first to visit Becket's shrine), and death at the hands of a foe whom he had twice spared, are recounted by a loving friend in pious memory of his virtues, c. 1220; of Aron Hiorleifsson (1200-1255), a man whose strength, courage and adventures befit rather a henchman of Olaf Tryggvason than one of King Haakon's thanes (the beginning of the feuds that rise round Bishop Gudmund are told here), of the Svinefell-men (1248-1252), a pitiful story of a family feud in the far east of Iceland.
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  • The sister was long gone, but campground neighbors recounted she'd opened the trunk before departing.
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