How to use Relied in a sentence

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  • He still relied on a taxi to get him from his apartment to Peabody.

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  • In determining fungi no single character must be relied upon as conclusive, but all the characters must be taken together.

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  • He relied more than ever on the support of the popular party, which then obtained the reforming Ordonnance Cabochienne (so called from Simon Caboche, a prominent member of the gild of the butchers).

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  • Too much relied upon him for him to continue barreling towards disaster.

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  • She was struck by his words, feeling as if the one person she relied upon was not only running out on her but would chop her into pieces the next time she saw him.

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  • Since rice is relied upon by so much of the world's poor, efforts here really can save lives.

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  • If the arguments chiefly relied on for an early date are so precarious or can even be turned against their inventors, there are others of an unambiguous kind which make for a date in the Persian period.

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  • It was upon his foreign policy that he relied to maintain his authority within the kingdom.

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  • When calling, I relied on their guarantee the caller would almost always remain anonymous.

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  • She had a good working knowledge of the systems after her training and the two weeks up here, but she relied on the sector specialists to assess the systems for issues she didn't know to look for.

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  • Mr Dennys relied on certain passages in Hansard in his skeleton argument.

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  • Any unsupported assertions that trading was profitable should not be relied upon.

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  • For the collection of data he necessarily relied upon the labours of a corps of assistants, and the publications named represent, properly speaking, an encyclopaedia rather than a unified history; but as a storehouse of material their value is great and is likely to be enduring.

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  • During the century which elapsed between the victory of Plassey and the outbreak at Meerut, the East India company relied mainly on native troops with a stiffening of British soldiers - especially artillery - for the successful conduct of its wars.

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  • Strangely enough, however, the government passed over the incriminating conversation with Greenway, and relied entirely on the strong circumstantial evidence to support the charge of high treason against the prisoner.

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  • Menshikov relied apparently on being able to detach his reserves to cope with them, but the assailants moved with a rapidity which he had not counted upon, and the Russians only came into action piecemeal in this quarter.

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  • For the application of the above formula it is necessary to measure (R) and (r) very accurately, by reason of the high powers involved, but when this has been carefully done the formula may be relied upon.

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  • Charles Montague, who was afterwards earl of Halifax, was a fellow of Trinity College, and was a very intimate friend of Newton; and it was on his influence that Newton relied in the main for promotion to some post of honour and emolument.

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  • Such was the condition of things when the news of the Anglo-French Agreement of 1904 came as a blow to Abd-el-Aziz, who had relied on England for support and protection against the inroads of France.

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  • He relied on the co-operation of Lodovico Sforza, who speedily forsook him; and vexation at having peace forced upon him by the princes and cities of Italy is said to have hastened his death.

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  • It is a singular circumstance, however, that the argument upon which Galileo mainly relied as furnishing a physical demonstration of the truth of the new theory rested on a misconception.

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  • Doa Christina, apart from the dictates of gratitude towards the head of her Church for the kindness shown to her son and government, was a zealous Catholic. She proved all thfough her regency that she not only relied upon the support of the Vatican and of the prelates, but that she was determined to favor the Church and the religious foundations in every possible way.

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  • Mr Chamberlain had relied on his personal influence, which from 1895 to 1902 had been supreme; but his own resignation, and the course of events, had since 1903 made his personality less authoritative, and new interests - such as the opposition to the Education Act, to the heavy taxation, and to Chinese labour in the Transvaal, and indignation over the revelations concerned with the war - were monopolizing attention, to the weakening of his hold on the public. The revival in trade, and the production of new statistics which appeared to stultify Mr Chamberlain's prophecies of progressive decline, enabled the free-trade champions to reassure their audiences as to the very foundation of his case, and to represent the whole tariff reform movement as no less unnecessary than risky.

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  • They had trusted him - relied on him, and he had betrayed that trust.

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  • Whether it works or not is system dependent and should not be relied upon. \r carriage return character.

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  • He relied upon certain dicta in Morrison's Executors v Rendall 1986 S.L.T. 227.

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  • He always insisted that his own eyeballs were more reliable than the satellite imagery that Washington decision-makers relied on.

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  • This relied heavily on a superiority complex of militarism and jingoistic flag-waving, the ignorant non-sense that British is best in the world.

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  • The sequencing of the C. elegans genome has relied almost entirely on the sequence ready contigs provided by the physical map.

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  • Later found to be fatally complacent, Boucher had relied on outdated data that neglected the dynamic forces of violent gusts.

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  • His lawyer said the case relied on US evidence obtained using " torture " which should be ruled inadmissible.

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  • The inner leaf of a cavity wall should not be relied upon to resist water penetration.

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  • I guess not even the pollsters can be relied upon for an unbiased perspective when its Murdoch paying the piper and calling the tune.

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  • The most well-known ' free to advertize ' Internet property portal, relied for its profits upon selling its customer mailing list.

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  • Neighbors say Mr Burke, a retired postman, relied heavily on his wife's care.

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  • The brakes use a servo assist unit which relied on the induction vacuum from the old gasoline engine.

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  • During the Kosovo campaign the United States was relied on to conduct almost 85 per cent of air strike sorties.

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  • Although it relied on mass mobilization, this was never a central plank of its strategy, and was always subjugated to diplomacy.

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  • This made timepieces very expensive, so people relied more and more on clocks in public places.

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  • Innocent was genial, skilled in flattery, and popular with the Romans, but he lacked talent and relied on the stronger will of Cardinal della Rovere, afterwards Julius II.

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  • He has relied, however, in his efforts to link the tribes together, too much on the prevalence or absence of such customs as circumcision - always very treacherous evidences - to allow of his hypothetical distribution being regarded very seriously.

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  • The patricians (hence called leliaerts) relied upon the support of the French crown, but the fatal battle of Courtrai (1302), in which the handicraftsmen (clauwaerts) laid low the chivalry of France, secured the triumph of the democracy.

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  • There were only Asmonean princes, degenerate and barely titular sons of Levi, to serve as judges of Israel - and they were at feud and both relied upon foreign aid.

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  • The above abstract shows the general drift of this very remarkable contribution to ornithology, and it has to be added that for by far the greater number of his minor groups Huxley relied solely on the form of the palatal structure, the importance of which Dr Cornay had before urged, though to so little purpose.

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  • In chronic cases diet, exercise and natural methods were chiefly relied upon.

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  • It was proved in the course of the long argument in this case that the archbishop of Canterbury had undoubtedly exercised such independent power of visitation both before and after the Reformation; and it was on this precedent that in 1888 the judicial committee of the privy council mainly relied in deciding that the archbishop had the right to cite before him the bishop of Lincoln (Dr Edward King), who was accused of certain irregular ritual practices.

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  • The formidable defensive system on which the German Higher Command, apparently with good reasons, relied to hold up the Allied advance until the winter should give pause to active operations and secure for their hard-driven troops and warweary people a little respite from their trials and disillusionments, had been burst into fragments, and there was left for German arms no further resource for staving off disaster.

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  • This was his last exploit, for he died the same year, to the great grief of Wladislaus IV., who had already concerted with him the plan for a campaign on a grand scale against the Turks, and relied principally upon the Grand Hetman for its success.

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  • These were unable to withstand the Greek settlers, and the Phoenicians of Sicily withdrew step by step to form three considerable towns in the north-west corner bf the island near to the Elymi, on whose alliance they relied, and at the shortest distance by sea from Carthage - Motya, Solous or Soluntum, and Panormus (see Palermo).

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  • They relied mainly on long lobs forward from Bobby Collins, but were constantly stymied by deep lying Southampton defense.

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  • The view formerly maintained by the present writer (Laws of Moses and Code of Hammurabi, 1903, pp. 204 sqq., 279 seq., &c.) relied upon the difference between the exilic or post-exilic sources which unambiguously reflect Babylonian and related ideas, and the absence in other biblical sources of the features which an earlier comprehensive Babylonian influence would have produced, and it incorrectly assumed that the explanation might be found in the ordinary reconstructions of Israelite history.

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  • They practised chiromancy (see Palmistry), and relied on afterwards drawing a horoscope to suit.

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  • But the notes on which the Respondents relied were never produced.

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  • For over 24 years, we have relied entirely on private donations to fund our work.

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  • Oh, but how well sour grapes can be relied upon to stir the soul !

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  • Secular Zionists relied more on the argument that Palestine alone could solve the problem of Jewish dispersion and virulent anti-Semitism.

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  • Dell Computer Company relied on online sales to spur their company growth.

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  • To do that, Kinney relied on what he knew and remembered from his own childhood, but he also made up scenarios that he thought would be especially funny for the books' main character, Greg Heffley, to experience.

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  • Families relied on monthly grocery "tabs" during times of war.

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  • This type of score is typically relied upon by a company within the same industry, for example a dealership.

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  • In these cases, particularly when a spouse relied upon the property as part of the marital estate, the court may determine that the property should be divided equally.

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  • They are not legal documents and cannot be relied upon in court.

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  • Because these records are not provided by a Texas state court, they are not considered legal copies and cannot be relied upon in a court of law.

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  • As such, the CDC's information can only be cautiously relied upon at best.

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  • This means that windmills can't be relied upon to provide a steady supply of electricity at all times.

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  • Although many Egyptians relied on nature based ingredients, such as kohl, berry and olives to color the skin, scientific chemistry was still in the making.

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  • It is readily absorbed by the skin and is relied on for its soothing, calming properties.

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  • Professional photographers have long relied on lighting and camera angles to take the most flattering portraits of their clients.

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  • Prior to the 1990s parents looking to purchase girls dresses without going broke relied on garage sales or department store end-of-the-season sales.

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  • Advertisers have relied on the funny dog commercial to sell everything from toilet paper to cars.

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  • It cannot be relied on as quite hardy, and requires a sheltered position, such as is afforded by a snug nook in the rock garden.

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  • Many ancient civilizations relied upon grapes or a by-product of grapes for sustenance.

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  • After all, in bygone eras when pesticides weren't commercially available, people relied on their kitchen gardens for food year-round, and needed to test and use what worked.

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  • Some used different superstitions attached to different gemstones to link them to a month, while others relied on physical characteristics such as the color of the stone.

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  • Jackets can also be relied on purely for their fashionable looks, too.

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  • Whereas the Nintendo 64 still relied on cartridges, the PSX (or PSone) used a CD-ROM.

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  • Walter relied on family friends, the Frey Brothers, who owned another local business, Germania Wine and Brandy Company.

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  • Thus, if DNA analysis is negative, clinical methods must be relied upon.

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  • In keeping with the creativity of this style, it's rumored that punk enthusiasts have relied on products such as peanut butter, gelatin, and even molasses to create hold and height.

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  • Although men in royal court also relied on the services of a lap dog, most of them still kept their hair short beneath their wigs for ease of grooming and fittings.

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  • For a long time, people have relied upon the rule that you should refinance when you feel you could reduce your interest rate by at least 2 percent.

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  • Like several other nutritional products and supplements, no long term studies prove the health benefits of kombucha, but ancient populations relied on the drink as an overall health tonic and gastrointestinal cure.

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  • Still, there's a reason millions of Chinese have relied on Ginseng for thousands of years, and general energy levels do indeed seem to be part of the core benefits that remain once you've peeled away the marketing flimflam.

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  • Even though there is debate over who should be credited for creating the first toaster ever, there is no debate as to the fact that the cooking part of these original models still relied on some degree of manual operation.

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  • In these events, the charities relied on participants to raise donations.

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  • Fewer accent stones than modern ring designs; antique rings relied on the beauty of the metalwork to enhance the center stone rather than multiple accents.

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  • Sofi's skill relied mostly on reading the future of a specific soul by touching them, and he'd not let her within miles of a vamp since taking over her guardianship.

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  • He didn't realize how much he relied upon Angel's soothing voice until he heard her answer.

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  • In the paramilitary organization that relied on secrecy and loyalty to survive, the soldiers followed the man they trusted most.

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  • President Celman underrated the strength of the new opposition, and relied upon his armed forces promptly to suppress any signs of open hostility.

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  • Up to the end of the 19th century, little was thought of any locally-raised or locally-provided defensive forces, the mother-country being relied upon.

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  • In the attempt that has been made to map out the land surface of the earth, probable community of origin has been relied upon more than the possession of obvious characters.

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  • Its author, with a considerable mathematical and mechanical bias, reckoned entirely with the quantity, not with the quality of his units, and relied almost implicitly upon his formulae.

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  • It was discovered very early in the movement that the accuracy of these communications could not always be relied on; but it is maintained by spiritualists that by the intelligent exercise of the reason it is possible to judge whether the communicating intelligence is trustworthy, especially after prolonged acquaintance with particular intelligences, or where proofs are given of identity with persons known to have been trustworthy on earth.

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  • Moreover, the authorities on whom he relied have had to be corrected since in many points of detail in the light of later archaeological research.

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  • Judgment founded on knowledge and aided by careful observation, both in the field and in the feeding-shed, must be relied upon as the guide of the practical farmer.

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  • He succeeded in carrying his project through with but slight modifications, and without dividing the parties upon whose support he relied.

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  • These divisions are, however, unsatisfactory, as the fauna relied on as characteristic must have existed synchronously.

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  • The tests of the physical properties of crude rubber usually applied to determine its value in the market are also very rough and cannot be relied upon.

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  • No platform was adopted, the widespread popularity of Jackson being relied upon to win success at the polls.

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  • The fiery enthusiasm of the Gordons and other clans often carried the day, but Montrose relied more upon the disciplined infantry which had followed Alastair Macdonald from Ireland.

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  • The chief argument relied upon by those who still find allegory at least in ch.

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  • Despite the Ballplatz's efforts at postponement, the trial took place in Vienna in Dec. 1909, and revealed the documents upon which Friedjung had relied, as impudent forgeries concocted by subordinate officials of the Austro-Hungarian legation in Belgrade, with the connivance of the minister, Count Forga.cs.

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  • Three years later England followed suit; and as the result of a fresh inquiry ordered by the Home Office, finger prints were alone relied upon for identification.

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  • Money for common purposes was raised from time to time, as necessity demanded, by the imposition on Hanse merchandise of poundage dues, introduced in 1361, while the counters relied upon a small levy of like nature and upon fines to meet current needs.

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  • As the transit of Venus of 1874 approached, prepara tions were set on foot by the German Government in good time; a commission of the most celebrated astronomers was appointed, and it was resolved that the heliometer should be the instrument chiefly relied on.

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  • Feeling herself helpless and almost isolated in Paris, she now relied chiefly on her friends outside France - Mercy, Count Axel Fersen, and the baron de Breteuil; and it was by their help and that of Bouille that after the death of Mirabeau, on the 8th of April 1791, the plan was arranged of escaping to Montmedy, which ended in the flight to Varennes (June 21, 1791).

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  • But even filters of this type, if they are to be fully relied upon, must be frequently cleaned and sterilized, and great care must be taken that the joints and connexions are watertight, and that the candles are without cracks or flaws.

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  • He naturally relied on his secret service to warn him in such time as would enable him to mass and meet the foe.

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  • Further, it would be unreasonable to suppose that Mark, even if he relied chiefly on what he had heard Peter teach, would refrain from using any other sources of information which he possessed.

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  • This rule has been revived in America, and appears to be increasingly relied on in bridge-designing.

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  • This being insufficient, partial extracts from papers found in Sidney's study, and supposed only to be in his handwriting, in which the lawfulness of resistance to oppression was upheld, were next relied on.

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  • Of the seven genera, the cosmopolitan Daphnia contains about 100 species and varieties, of which Thomas Scott (1899) observes that " scarcely any of the several characters that have at one time or another been selected as affording a means for discriminating between the different forms can be relied on as satisfactory."

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  • We now know more about the Old Latin, and, thanks to Mrs Lewis' discovery, much more about the Old Syriac. The result is that the authorities on which WH relied for their Western text are seen to bear witness to two texts, not to one.

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  • The well-established doctrine that the House of Lords could not amend, though it might reject, a money-bill, coupled with the fact that it never had gone so far as to reject a budget, was relied on by the extremists as dictating the obvious party tactics; and before the year 1909 opened, the possibility of the Lords being driven to compel a dissolution by standing on their extreme rights as regards the financial provision for the year was already canvassed in political circles, though it was hardly credited that the government would precipitate a constitutional crisis of such magnitude.

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  • He was in secret communication with Elizabeth before Mary died, and from the first the new queen relied on Cecil as she relied on no one else.

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  • But all such sources are liable to the most confounding errors, and some passages relied on have in any case to submit to conjectural emendation.

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  • Moreover, none of the writers are before the Roman period, and many relied on are medieval rabbis.

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  • The tables were all calculated to 14 places, with the intention that only 12 should be published, but the twelfth figure is not to be relied upon.

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  • He would have plunged England into war with Spain in 1572, when the risks would have been infinitely greater than in 1588, and when the Huguenot influence over the French government, on which he relied for support, would probably have broken in his hands.

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  • Various chemists had traced numerical sequences among the atomic weights of some of the elements and noted connexions between them and the properties of the different substances; but it was left to him to give a full expression to the generalization, and to treat it not merely as a system of classifying the elements according to certan observed facts, but as a "law of nature" which could be relied upon to predict new facts and to disclose errors in what were supposed to be old facts.

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  • Kessler, the latest historian of Manichaeism, opines that Mani's own declaration on this point is not to be relied upon, and has tried to prove that it was rather of Semitic or Chaldaic origin.

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  • The addition of a foot-bridge greatly facilitates the raising and lowering of these shutter weirs, and also aids the regulation of the discharge; but it renders this form of weir much more costly than the ordinary frame weir, and where large quantities of drift come down with sudden floods, the frames of the bridge are liable to be carried away, and therefore boats must be relied on for working the weir.

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  • But in this he relied on Polybius, whom he might justly consider as having from his position at Rome far better means of gaining accurate information.

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  • The claim that Bering Sea was mare clausum was abandoned, but it was asserted that Russia had formerly exercised therein rights of exclusive jurisdiction which had passed to the United States, and they relied inter alia upon the ukase of 1821, b y which foreign vessels had been forbidden to approach within too Italian miles of the coasts of Russian America.

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  • But the Turkish soldiers were of little use in a regular battle, and the sultan relied mainly on his Christian troops, so much so that an insurrection of dervishes which occurred at this period could only be put down by their assistance.

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  • Recent work has shown it is too feeble to be relied upon alone, but where really efficient antiseptics, such as mercuric chloride and iodide, and carbolic acid, have been already employed, boracic acid (which, unlike these, is non-poisonous and non-irritant) may legitimately be used to maintain the aseptic or non-bacterial condition which they have obtained.

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  • In particular the annual Day of Atonement would be relied on, and that in proportion as the expected Parousia.

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  • Three of the four judges allowed the defence of the cardinal to be valid; but it was held that the papal rescript upon which he relied for his extraordinary powers as delegate was illegal under statute; and the lord chief justice decided that the plaintiff could not renounce his natural and civil liberty.

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  • The Austrian support on which he relied confidently in 1870 proved delusive, for he could obtain nothing from Austria unless he had Italy with him, and nothing from' Italy without the evacuation of Rome.

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  • The choice of her daughter as wife of the future tsar was the result of not a little diplomatic management in which Frederick the Great took an active part, the object being to strengthen the friendship between Prussia and Russia, to weaken the influence of Austria and to ruin the chancellor Bestuzhev, on whom Elizabeth relied, and who was a known partisan of the Austrian alliance.

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  • When, then, Paul proposed, after the Jerusalem council of Acts xv., to revisit with Barnabas the scenes of their joint labours, he naturally demurred to taking Mark with them again, feeling that he could not be relied on should fresh openings demand a new policy.

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  • The existence of fossil fungi is undoubted, though very few of the identifications can be relied on as regards species or genera.

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  • No blood was shed this time; hunger was the weapon on which Alaric relied.

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  • That authority cannot be implicitly relied on, though we need not conclude that the minstrel invented the stories he relates.

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  • For this reason the mineral is not always readily recognized by inspection, though the perfect dodecahedral cleavage, the adamantine lustre, and the brown streak are characters which may be relied upon.

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  • But this was looked on as too near the limit of safety to be relied on, and in 1899 subsidiary weirs were started across both branches of the river a short distance below the two barrages.

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  • Those promises of support on which he had relied had not been kept.

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  • The budget presented to the Reichstag by Prince B 610w, which laid new burdens upon the landed and capitalist classes, was fiercely opposed bytheAgrarians, and led to the break-up of the Liberal-Conservative bloc on whose support the chancellor had relied since the elections of 1906.

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  • In the minds of Austrian statesmen the question of the free navigation of the Danube, which would have been imperilled by a Russian occupation of the Principalities, outweighed their sense of obligation to Russia, on which the emperor Nicholas had rashly relied.

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  • In some instances, indeed, he may have relied too much on his memory.

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  • Those who relied on Pharaoh and remained loyal as their fathers had done sent letter after letter appealing for aid against their foes.

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  • So long as the various state archives remained largely inaccessible historians relied upon this as their chief authority.

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  • In this branch too of the law there existed some, though a less formidable, uncertainty; for there were constitutions which practically, if not formally, repealed or superseded others without expressly mentioning them, so that a man who relied on one constitution might find that it had been varied or abrogated by another he had never heard of or on whose sense he had not put such a construction.

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  • Melanchthon replied in a brief and moderately worded treatise, setting forth Luther's first principle of the supreme authority of Scripture in opposition to the patristic writings on which Eck relied.

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  • On the support of the laity Henry relied to abolish papal jurisdiction and reduce clerical privilege and property in England; and by a close alliance with Francis I.

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  • He relied on Douglas, who (1450) was his constant companion, till the earl visited Rome (November 1450-April 1451).

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  • The emperor declared through his commissioners that he abolished "by his imperial and absolute authority" the clause in the ordinance of 1526 on which the Lutherans had relied when they began to organize their territorial churches.

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  • Peaceful and unassuming, he relied completely on Charles of Anjou, and showed little ability as pope.

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  • Greek writers relied for metrical effect in prose on those feet which were not much used in poetry.

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  • The Austrians had a great superiority in artillery, upon which they relied for breaking their way through the Italian lines.

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  • Cadorna relied upon Brusati's reports, and when, at the end of April, he inspected the positions himself, the enemy attack was daily expected, and it was too late to effect more than slight modifications.

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  • The new fluid, or water agar process, contained no carbolic acid, other methods being relied upon to ensure its purity.

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  • To effect this he made use of the means of musical expression for purposes of illustration, and relied on points of support outside the pale of music proper.

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  • If, however, as is the view of some of Fick's followers, the transposition took place several centuries earlier, before species of literature had appropriated particular dialects, then the linguistic facts upon which Fick relied to distinguish the " Aeolic " and " Ionic " elements in Homer disappear.

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  • Hence the account of Diogenes is quite irreconcilable with the notices on which Wolf relied.

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  • Sabellius himself appears to have made use of Stoical formulas (irXaruveQ6ac,avvriXXeo-Oai), but he chiefly relied upon Scripture, especially such passages as Deut.

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  • These principles of Bentham were the inspiration of that most important school of practical English thinkers, the Philosophic Radicals of the early 19th century; these were the principles on which they relied in those attacks upon legal and political abuses.

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  • Both the war of1899-1902and the grant of self-government to the new colonies were necessary preliminaries to the success of any unification scheme, but the causes which now led to the question of closer union being raised were not political but economic. Since the development of the diamond meat for and gold mining industries the coast colonies had Closer unduly neglected their own resources and had relied Union.

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  • He took an active part in every department of business, but relied far more on extra-official counsellors of his own choosing than upon the senate.

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  • The quantity of nitrogen in its composition is small, and hence it should not be relied on to constitute the staple article of diet.

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  • In laying the foundations of a science of ancient chronology he relied sometimes upon groundless, sometimes even upon absurd hypotheses, frequently upon an imperfect induction of facts.

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  • War broke out in Germany in the summer of 1546, and Charles relied on the aid of his brother, while the German Protestants on the other hand appealed to their Bohemian co-religionists for aid.

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  • Like his father, on whose authority he relied largely, he collected information about the genealogies and history of the ancient Arabs.

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  • Such was the written tradition on which Livy mainly relied.

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  • Lord Palmerston had adopted the opinion that peace with France was not to be relied on, and indeed that war between the two countries was sooner or later inevitable.

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  • Contradictions are often copied down without the writer noticing them; and since the middle ages forged and falsified so many documents, - monasteries, towns and corporations gaining privileges or titles of possession by the bold use of them, - the narrative of medieval writers cannot be relied upon unless we can verify it by collateral evidence.

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  • But he relied, ultimately, on the protection of the powers which had guaranteed the integrity of Denmark by the treaty of London, and if words have any meaning at all he had the right to expect at the very least the armed support of Great Britain.'

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  • Quasi jocando, he cited Bede to prove that Dionysius the Areopagite had been bishop of Corinth, while they relied upon the statement of the abbot Hilduin that he had been bishop of Athens.

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  • For the time, however, he tranquilly pursued his studies, writing those notes on Vieta which establish his proficiency in mathematics, and a metaphysical treatise now lost, which, if Foscarini's account of it may be relied upon, anticipated the sensationalism of Locke.

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  • Some of them played the part of professional jesters (like the later buffoons and court fools), and kept collections of witticisms ready for use at their patrons' table; others relied upon flattery, others again condescended to the most degrading devices (Plutarch, De adulatore, 23; De educatione puerorum, 17).

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  • He relied in fact upon a domestic explosion, and the armada The Great was only to be the torch.

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  • On the one hand, however, he alienated even reasonable opponents by offering no guarantees that equality so gained would not be converted into superiority by the aid of his own military force and of the assistance of the French king; whilst on the other hand he relied, even more strongly than his father had done, on the technical legality which exalted the prerogative in defiance of the spirit of the law.

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  • In deciding on war the British government relied on the capacity of its fleet, which was entrusted to the command of Sir Charles Napier, to strike a great blow in the Baltic. The fleet was despatched with extraordinary rejoicings, and amidst loud and confident expressions of its certain triumph.

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  • In the course of the discussion on the bill in the House of Commons, the securities on which its authors had relied to enable them to stem the tide of democracy were, chiefly through Gladstones exertions, swept away.

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  • The democratic, or rather theocratic, rights of the spiritual man were for a time relied on to extemporize so much Church government as might be needed till the Master returned.

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  • The Purchase Act was not the only one relied on by Mr Balfour.

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  • But it has not justified the application of this conclusion to all the instances in which some critics have relied upon it, or the sweeping inferences and reconstructions which have sometimes been based upon it.

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  • Unlike many of this summer's blockbusters who have relied on mega stars to lure the audiences, Open Water stars relatively unknown actors.

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  • As usual, I have relied on my instincts and a handheld exposure meter, rather than on TTL metering.

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  • In the morning class we relied predominantly on the use of ABC, color and number flashcards, songs and games.

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  • Oh, but how well sour grapes can be relied upon to stir the soul!

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  • Bohemia was not the only place in which the valve trombone was still relied upon in the early twentieth century.

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  • I s the study " otherwise unsuitable to be relied upon "?

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  • It is evident that the features of the sternum of which De Blainville chiefly relied were those drawn from its posterior margin, which no very extensive experience of specimens is needed to show are of comparatively slight value; for the number of " echancrures - notches as they have sometimes been called in English - when they exist, goes but a very short way as a guide, and is so variable in some very natural groups as to be even in that shot way occasionally misleading.

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  • When he became assistantsecretary of the navy, his work was not so publicly conspicuous, 1 In a volume entitled Roosevelt the Citizen, which, while it is frankly written as the enthusiastic tribute of a personal admirer, may be relied upon for accuracy in its statement of historical or biographical facts.

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  • It is a mere enumeration of a few known facts, makes no use of exclusions or rejections, concludes precariously, and is always liable to be overthrown by a negative instance.6 In radical opposition to this method the Baconian induction begins by supplying helps and guides to the senses, whose unassisted information could not be relied on.

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  • In the past, success relied heavily on whether an entrepreneur could move an offline experience online better than someone else.

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  • For instance, when the inventory was first created back in the 1960s, it relied on scores that were easily skewed because certain questions within questions counted as the same number of points.

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  • It was especially popular among noblemen and lords in medieval Europe, who relied on the bed for protection against leaking roofs and drafty houses and castles.

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  • Even the most famous writers in history relied on great editors to help them refine their words.

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  • In the early days, Disney relied on some of its previous theatrical releases for inspiration.

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  • By the 1940s, the "shoe with the beautiful fit" was recognized by hardworking women as one of the few brands that could be relied upon to meld prettiness and practicality into a heel that would last until you were ready for new shoes.

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  • During its run the show relied heavily on plots that dealt with real-world issues such as homelessness, drug abuse and teen pregnancy.

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  • Brooke (B&B) - Brooke's drag you up by the boot straps method of social climbing relied as much on her wit and looks as it did on her natural talent with chemistry.

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  • Some cultures also relied on scarification as a method of attracting the opposite sex.

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  • Ever since the Greek philosopher Plato (428-348 BC) relied on an ancient water alarm clock to signal important events (rumored), people have strived to take control of time.

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  • So we wanted a non-toxic food wash that relied on plant science to remove the pesticides, fertilizer and bacteria.

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  • Until then, women relied on garter belts to hold up their stockings.

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  • Instead they relied upon wire "spokes" from the centers of the cups to give the bra shape and the breasts support.

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  • Instead, lingerie makers of old relied on lots of elastic and "boning" to hold a figure in place.

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  • Whereas the original version of the song encompassed artists from a wide variety of music genres, the new version relied heavily on pop and hip hop artists.

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  • Critics felt the song relied too heavily on pop and hip hop artists and objected to the use of autotune.

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  • Next is a radio interview done by two former Biggest Loser contestants in which they relied on homosexual stereotypes to answer questions about Bob's love life.

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  • When it first started, the SciFi Channel relied heavily on old series, such as the classic vampire soap opera Dark Shadows, the original Flash Gordon film serial, and others.

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  • In lieu of a Universal Translator, the Enterprise relied on Ensign Hoshi Sato (Linda Park) a gift linguist who not only spoke multiple languages, but was able to parse out the phonetic keys to understanding new languages.

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  • The Enterprise did not have energy shields, instead, it relied on polarized plating.

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  • Tolkien relied on his knowledge of languages to pull together the entomology for his words.

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  • Grave robbers (yes, grave robbers) relied on lavender to protect them from contracting the Great Plague that afflicted London in the 17th century.

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  • It also encourages cellular preservation and is relied on to treat a number of skin disorders, including eczema and burn wounds.

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  • But if the intelligence which the duke rightly relied on had come to hand on the r 5th, it cannot be doubted that he would have effected a more expeditious concentration on his inner flank.

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  • It consisted in all of 273 galleys which were of lighter build than the Christians', and less well supplied with cannon or small arms. The Turks still relied mainly on the bow and arrow.

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  • Leo for a while relied on Francis; for the vast power of Charles V., who succeeded to the empire in 1519, as in 1516 he had succeeded to the crowns of Spain and Lower Italy, threatened the whole of Europe.

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  • In the Senate he was regarded as a " safe " man, who could be relied upon to support orthodox Republican policies.

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  • We see however the similarity of the metal-working of both countries at approximately the same time; both are in the same style of artistic development, the Egyptian perhaps the more advanced of the two, and (if the published analysis by Mosso is to be relied upon) with the additional technique of the alloy with tin, making the metal bronze, and so easier for the heads to be cast.

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  • The Maltese relied on the Roman Canon Law, the English on the common law of England, Scots or Irish had nothing but the English law to fall back upon.

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  • There are three substances which can be relied on more or less to remove this compound, and the gas to be purified may be passed either through acid copper salts, through bleaching powder or through chromic acid.

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  • In 1869 Massachusetts had instituted a commission of more modern type, which was given only powers of investigation and recommendation, the force of public opinion being relied upon to make its orders effective.

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  • The franchise, again, was an internal affair, in which the convention gave Great Britain no right to interfere, while if Great Britain relied on certain definite breaches of the convention, satisfaction for which was sought in the first place in such a guarantee of amendment as the Uitlander franchise would involve, the Boer answer was an offer of arbitration, a course which Great Britain could not accept without admitting the South African Republic to the position of an equal.

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  • A cell when filled with fresh slices becomes the head of the battery, and where skilled scientific control can be relied upon to regulate the process, the best and most economical way of heating the slices, previous to admitting the hot liquor from the next cell, is by direct steam; but as the slightest inattention or carelessness in the admission of direct steam might have the effect of inverting sugar and thereby causing the loss of some portion of saccharine in the slices, water heaters are generally used, through which water is passed and heated up previous to admission to the freshly-filled cell.

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  • They relied also on the known reluctance of the Dutch government to go to war.

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  • On Prince Albert's position the change had a marked effect, for in the absence of Melbourne the queen relied more particularly on his advice, and Peel himself at once discovered and recognized the prince's unusual charm and capacity.

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  • The next years were full of civil war and political intrigue, during which the queen relied upon the Marshal d'Ancre.

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  • Masked and hooded to hide his deformity, Xander relied on his special senses, the ones that no one else possessed.

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