Resort sentence example

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  • It was the last resort, but it was something.
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  • Miss Franny would never resort to writing something like this.
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  • "You're my last resort," Gabe started.
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  • It's probably silly, but I was thinking that this land would be a good investment for a resort retreat.
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  • At the southern end of the boulevard de la Republique is the square de la Republique, formerly the place Bresson, in which is the municipal theatre; at the other extremity of the boulevard is the place du Gouvernement, which is planted on three sides with a double row of plane trees and is the fashionable resort for evening promenade.
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  • If I do not succeed they resort to dumb show.
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  • During the summer it is a place of considerable resort for the sake of its waters - saline, chalybeate and sulphur - and it possesses the usual accessories of pump-rooms, baths and a recreation ground.
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  • Unlike you, I don't need to resort to violence to win.
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  • But the critical question is, will they resort to war to resolve them?
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  • If he couldn't win an argument any other way, he could always resort to demeaning dialog.
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  • Godollo is a favourite summer resort of the inhabitants of Budapest.
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  • Before its annexation by Germany the lagoons were a favourite resort of slavers, and stations were established there by Portuguese, British, French and German traders.
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  • First Bela solicited the aid of the pope, but was compelled finally to resort to arms, and crossing the Leitha on the 15th of June 1246, routed Frederick, who was seriously wounded and trampled to death by his own horsemen.
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  • If we resort solely to Judaism for explanation, it must be a Judaism of the Diaspora type.
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  • It is served by the Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac railway, and is a favourite resort from Richmond.
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  • If he threw out every woman he slept with, she'd have to save this option for a last resort, in case he fired her the morning after.
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  • The city has several parks, including the Franklin of 90 acres, the Goodale of 44 acres, and the Schiller of 24 acres, besides the Olentangy, a well-equipped amusement resort on the banks of the river from which it is named, the Indianola, another amusement resort, and the United States military post and recruiting station, which occupies 80 acres laid out like a park.
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  • The town has considerable repute as a health resort, owing partly to its elevation (737 ft.) and partly to the natural charms of the district.
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  • Near Palo is the modern sea-bathing resort Ladispoli, founded by Prince Odescalchi.
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  • Any decision, even one of a cour dassises, may be brought before it in the last resort, and may be cassannulled.
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  • Owing to the mildness of its climate Algiers has become a favourite resort for those seeking to escape the rigours of a European winter.
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  • Filey is in favour with visitors who desire a quiet resort without the accompaniment of entertainment common to the larger watering-places.
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  • VIAREGGIO, a maritime town and sea-bathing resort of Tuscany, Italy, in the province of Lucca, on the Mediterranean, 13 m.
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  • He gave large sums of money for the endowment of chairs in philosophy and rhetoric, with a view to making the schools the resort of students from all parts of the empire.
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  • Altro Park, on an island a short distance down the river, is a pleasure resort in summer.
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  • It is a favourite summer resort, and has steamboat communication with other ports on Lakes Simcoe and Couchiching.
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  • It is a well-to-do place, beautifully situated near the Lake of Varese, and for this reason a favourite summer and autumn resort of the Milanese, who have numerous country houses in the vicinity.
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  • FILEY, a seaside resort in the Buckrose parliamentary division of the East Riding of Yorkshire, England, 91 m.
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  • Like the wasps, before I finally went into winter quarters in November, I used to resort to the northeast side of Walden, which the sun, reflected from the pitch pine woods and the stony shore, made the fireside of the pond; it is so much pleasanter and wholesomer to be warmed by the sun while you can be, than by an artificial fire.
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  • On the same side of the Gede is the health resort of Sindanglaya (founded 1850-1860), with a mineral spring containing salt, and close by is the country residence of Chipanas, belonging to the governor-general.
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  • It has been growing in repute as a health resort; the only considerable industry is weaving.
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  • Is our nation so poor or so weak that we must resort to the ultimate in pragmatism and befriend nations in the name of commerce or prosperity or military security while turning a blind eye to the suffering of their people?
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  • Other attacks upon his authority were met with the same resort to force.
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  • DIVES - SUR-MER, a small port and seaside resort of northwestern France on the coast of the department of Calvados, on the Dives, 15 m.
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  • (k) In England the Constitutions of Clarendon added a provision for appeal to the king, " and if the archbishop shall have failed in doing justice recourse is to be had in the last resort (postremo) to our lord the king, that by his writ the controversy may be ended in the court of the archbishop; because there must be no further process without the assent of our lord the king."
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  • Battersea Fields, bordering the river, were formerly a favourite resort, so that the park also perpetuates a memory.
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  • In soft material the excavation may be performed by mechanical excavators or " steam navvies," while in hard it may be necessary to resort to blasting.
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  • The want of books and scientific apparatus at Cassel induced him to resort frequently to Gottingen, where he became betrothed to Therese Heyne, the daughter of the illustrious philologist, a clever and cultivated woman, but illsuited to be Forster's wife.
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  • In truth therefore these attributes do not belong to body at all; and if we go on in the same way testing the received qualities of matter, we shall find that in the last resort we understand nothing by it but extension, with the secondary and derivative characters of divisibility and mobility.
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  • It was one of the oldest cities of Etruria, but does not appear in history till the Roman colonization of 247 B.C., and was never of great importance, except as a resort of wealthy Romans, many of whom (Pompey, the Antonine emperors) had villas there.
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  • a favourite holiday resort, being the point from which the falls of the Clyde are usually visited.
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  • Excluded from parliament by the fatal error of his youth, he was compelled to resort to indirect means of working out his plans by influencing public men.
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  • MINEHEAD, a market town and seaside resort in the Wellington parliamentary division of Somersetshire, England, 188 m.
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  • Sergiyevo has long been renowned for its manufacture of holy pictures (painted and carved), spoons, and other articles carved in wood, especially toys, which are sold to pilgrims who resort to the place to the number of ioo,000 annually.
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  • The town is in repute as a holiday resort for its healthy climate and beautiful situation.
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  • of Harrodsburg is Pleasant Hill, or Union Village, a summer resort and the home, since early in the 19th century, of a Shaker community.
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  • THE CRYSTAL PALACE, a well-known English resort, standing high up in grounds just outside the southern boundary of the county of London, in the neighbourhood of Sydenham.
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  • Of the squares, the principal is the Friedrich-Wilhelmplatz, on which lies the Elisenbrunnen with its colonnade and garden, the chief resort of visitors taking the baths and waters.
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  • His later years were saddened by circumstances connected with a romantic attachment he had formed for Mademoiselle de Lespinasse, whose acquaintance he made at the house of Madame du Deffand, a noted resort of literary men and savants.
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  • When an engineer has to construct a railway up a hill having a still steeper slope, he must secure practicable gradients by laying out the line in ascending spirals, if necessary tunnelling into the hill, as on the St Gothard railway, or in a series of zigzags, or he must resort to a rack or a cable railway.
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  • Plymouth is a popular resort for visitors,, having, in addition to its wealth of historic associations and a healthy summer climate, thousands of acres of hilly woodland and numerous lakes and ponds well stocked with fish.
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  • To pay his debt to Rome he was compelled to resort to extraordinary methods of raising money; he actually met his death (187 B.C.) in an attempt to loot the temple of Elymais.
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  • The village is a summer resort.
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  • Tramways connect Alkmaar with Egmond and with the pretty summer resort of Bergen, which lies sheltered by woods and dunes.
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  • Adjoining the town on the south-east is the beautifully-wooded Cluny Hill, a favourite public resort, carrying on its summit the tower, 70 ft.
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  • On account of its sulphur springs Harrodsburg became early in the 19th century a fashionable resort, and continues to attract a considerable number of visitors.
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  • As a last resort.
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  • Jackson was always ready to influence people, yet Sarah insisted they use that as a last resort.
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  • It is the chief health resort of the state, and its climate is one of the finest in Australia; it has a mean annual temperature of 58.6° F., and the summer heat is never excessive.
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  • Sheerness has some trade in corn and seed,, and there is steamboat connexion with Port Victoria, on the opposite side of the Medway; with Southend, on the opposite side of the Thames; and with Chatham and London, and the town is in some favour as a seaside resort.
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  • Owing to the beautiful woods which surround it and its medicinal waters Cleves has become a favourite summer resort.
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  • Situated on the north bank of the Teith, here crossed by a three-arched bridge, and sheltered by a ridge of wooded hills, it is in growing repute as a health resort.
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  • The nucleus of the township lies on high ground to the east of the Edgware road, which crosses the Welsh Harp reservoir of Regent's Canal, a favourite fishing and skating resort.
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  • There are several interesting limestone caverns, and Sylvan Lake, in the high mountain district, is an important resort.
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  • Tankerton, adjoining Whitstable to the N.E., is a newly established seaside resort.
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  • The town, built of grey granite, presents a handsome appearance, and being delightfully situated in the midst of the most beautiful pine and birch woods in Scotland, with pure air and a bracing climate, is an attractive resort.
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  • The town lies among hills, has an excellent climate, and in colonial times was (like Holguin) an acclimatization station for troops fresh from Spain; it now has considerable repute as a health resort.
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  • Santa Cruz is a popular seaside resort.
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  • Within a short time his shrine at Canterbury became the resort of innumerable pilgrims. Plenary indulgences were given for a visit to the shrine, and an official register was kept to record the miracles wrought by the relics of the saint.
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  • The region is healthy as well as beautiful, and is much frequented as a summer resort.
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  • It has a Protestant church and some small manufactures and is a favourite sea-bathing resort.
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  • The city is attractively situated, has a dry, healthful climate, and is a summer resort.
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  • Owing to its delightful climate and its attractive situation it has become a favourite health resort.
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  • Connected with it are a library of 150,000 volumes and Boo MSS., a chemical laboratory, a zoological museum, a gynaecological institute, an ophthalmological school, a botanical garden and at Eldena (a seaside resort on the Baltic) an agricultural school.
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  • The town is a fashionable summer resort, and during the season the president of the Republic frequently resides in the palace.
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  • The resort to the weighbridge should put both on an equality, and its use tends to increase.
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  • Clearly the succoss of the coup d'etat of Brumaire was due in the last resort to Lucien Bonaparte.
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  • OLD POINT COMFORT, a summer and winter resort, in Elizabeth City county, Virginia, U.S.A., at the southern end of a narrow, sandy peninsula projecting into Hampton Roads (at the mouth of the James river), about 12 m.
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  • The township is a summer resort.
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  • The Stundenthalshbhe, a popular resort, is in the neighbourhood, and near Gladbach is Altenberg, with a remarkably fine church, built for the Cistercian abbey at this place.
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  • MARGATE, a municipal borough and seaside resort in the Isle of Thanet parliamentary division of Kent, England, 74 m.
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  • Pittsfield is a popular summer resort; it lies in a plain about 1000 ft.
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  • above sea-level, is surrounded by the picturesque Berkshire Hills, and is situated in a region of numerous lakes, one of the largest - Lake Pontoosuc - being a summer pleasure resort.
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  • It enjoys some repute as a summer resort.
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  • At Hermione, Artemis was worshipped under the name of Iphigeneia, thus showing the heroine in the last resort to be a form of that goddess (Pausanias ii.
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  • The site of the old town slopes sharply upward from the harbour, to the west of which there extends an esplanade and modern residential quarter; for Penzance, with its mild climate, is in considerable favour as a health resort.
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  • Warmbad Villach, a watering-place with hot sulphur baths, and Mittewald, a favourite summer resort, whence the ascent of the Dobratsch can be made, are in the neighbourhood of Villach.
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  • The colonnade was a place of resort for the patients; a large building close beneath the rock was probably the abode of the priests.
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  • Governor Miguel de la Torre, who ruled the island with vice-regal powers during the second period of Ferdinand's absolutism, sternly repressed all attempts at liberalism, and made the island the resort for loyal refugees from the Spanish mainland.
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  • FECAMP, a seaport and bathing resort of northern France, in the department of Seine-Inferieure, 28 m.
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  • But besides an immense resort to Benares of poor pilgrims from every part of India, as well as from Tibet and Burma, numbers of rich Hindus in the decline of life go there for religious salvation.
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  • The municipal area embraces the three townships of Seaton Carew, a seaside resort with good bathing, and golf links; Stranton, with its church of All Saints, of the 14th century, on a very early site; and Throston.
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  • (I) A town and health resort of Germany, in the duchy of Brunswick, at the N.
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  • It has been famous for its sulphur and saline waters since the middle of the 18th century, and also enjoys great vogue as a holiday resort.
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  • The Hellenistic monarchies rested, as all government in the last resort must, upon the loyalty of those who wielded the brute force of the state, and however unlimited the powers of the king might be in theory, he could not alienate the goodwill of the army with impunity.
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  • The village is best known as a summer resort; it is built on bluffs and on a series of terraces rising from Round and Pine lakes and affording extensive views; and there are a number of attractive summer residences.
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  • There is excellent bathing, and Brixham is in favour as a seaside resort.
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  • Finally, the cave became a resort of bears; the remains of 354 specimens, in all stages of growth, including even sucking cubs, being discovered.
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  • In later years Winchelsea became a great resort for smugglers, and the vaults originally constructed for the Gascon wine trade were used for storing contraband goods.
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  • Here vast numbers of ducks, geese, swans and pelicans resort every year.
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  • Of late years it has become a much frequented winter resort, and many handsome villas (among them that built by the 3rd marquess of Salisbury) have been constructed in the neighbourhood.
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  • Aristophanes and Plautus show us how often resort was had to the discipline of the lash even in the case of domestic slaves.
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  • All this space is filled with villas, gardens and hotels, and is a favourite summer resort not only of Alexandrians but also of Cairenes.
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  • An Egyptian townlet, Rhacotis, already stood on the shore and was a resort of fishermen and pirates.
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  • It contains one of the most venerable Hindu shrines, founded, according to tradition, by Rama himself, which for centuries has been the resort of thousands of pilgrims from all parts of India.
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  • 366-384, the catacombs had begun to be regarded with special devotion, and had become the resort of large bands of pilgrims, for whose guidance catalogues of the chief burial-places and the holy men buried in them were drawn up. Some of these lists are still extant.'
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  • The Schneekoppe and other summits are annually visited by a considerable number of travellers, notably the spas of Warmbrunn (near Hirschberg) and Flinsberg on the Gneis, and Gorbersdorf, known as a climate health resort for consumptives.
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  • It again, however, became the resort of pirates, and the names of many of the worst of these ruffians are associated with New Providence; the notorious Edward Teach, called Blackbeard, who was afterwards killed in action against two American ships in 1718, being chief among the number.
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  • It became the capital of the province of Charcas, of the comarca of Chuquisaca, and of the bishopric of La Plata and Charcas, and in time it became the favourite residence and health resort of the rich mine-owners of Potosi.
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  • The first class contains such revenues as the emlak verghi-si (duty on realty), `ashar (tithes), temettu (professional tax), &c. In all such cases the taxable values are fixed by a commission of experts, sometimes chosen by the tax-payers themselves, sometimes by the official authorities; in all cases both tax-payers and authorities are represented on the commissions, whose decisions may be appealed against, in last resort, to the council of state at Constantinople, whose decision is final.
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  • above sea-level and is surrounded by high hills; its picturesque situation and its nearness to famous mineral springs make it a health resort.
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  • Esher is included in the urban district of Esher and The Dittons, of which Thames Ditton is a favourite riverside resort.
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  • it was notorious as a resort of pirates, while some of the ironfounders of the district were suspected of secretly supplying Spain with ordnance.
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  • Hill-forests are the resort of this species.
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  • The falls can only be approached from below, where a monastery has been erected, the resort of countless pilgrims. Their height is estimated at 70 ft., and by Tibetan report the hills around are enveloped in perpetual mist, and the Sangdong (the " lion's face "), over which the waters rush, is demon-haunted and full of mystic import.
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  • of the business centre, at the foot of Diamond Head, is Waikiki sea-beach, noted for its surf-riding, boating and bathing, and Kapiolani Park, a pleasure resort, near which is a famous aquarium of tropical fishes.
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  • Honolulu's safe harbour, discovered in 1794, made it a place of resort for vessels (especially whalers) and traders from the beginning of the 19th century.
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  • m., and is reached from the mainland by a regular steamboat service to Wittdün, a favourite sea-bathing resort; or at low water by carriage from Föhr.
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  • It has a fine climate, a good trade, and is a summer resort for residents of the coast.
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  • above the sea, Nevada City is frequented as a health and summer resort (annual mean temperature, about 53.5° F.; mean summer temperature, about 66°).
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  • The springs also give Droitwich a considerable reputation as a health resort.
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  • When the struggle between the colonies and the mother country began, although he felt much sympathy for the former, his opposition to any form of obstruction to the Stamp Act and other measures, and his denunciation of a resort to force created a breach between him and his parish, and in a fiery farewell discourse preached after the opening of hostilities he declared that no power on earth should prevent him from praying and shouting "God save the King."
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  • SOUTHPORT, a municipal and county borough and seaside resort in the Southport parliamentary division of Lancashire, England, immediately S.
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  • BLACKPOOL, a municipal and county borough and seaside resort in the Blackpool parliamentary division of Lancashire, England, 46 m.
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  • When suddenly confronted in a situation where immediate escape is impossible, the fox, like the wolf, will not hesitate to resort to the death-feigning instinct.
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  • It may be that a single temple was the resort of several small associations of worshippers which were subdivisions of the whole community.
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  • It used to be a popular resort for fish dinners, and it plays a prominent part in Charles Reade's novel of Christie Johnstone.
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  • Lasswade (pop. of parish, 9708), partly in the Pentlands, famous for its oatmeal, was often the summer resort of Edinburgh worthies.
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  • from the South Head of Port Jackson to the North Head of Botany Bay; it consists of bold cliffs alternating with beautiful beaches, of which some are connected with the city by tramway, and form favourite places of resort.
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  • There are numerous places of resort for the citizens.
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  • Its manufactures include cardboard, glue, oils, colours, fertilizers, chemical products, perfumery, &c. During the middle ages and till modern times Aubervilliers was the resort of numerous pilgrims, who came to pay honour to Notre Dame des Vertus.
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  • above the sea, has a good climate, and is both a summer and a winter resort.
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  • Fort William is a popular tourist resort and place of call for the steamers passing through the Caledonian canal.
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  • The city, a summer resort, lies on an undulating hillside, which rises from the water's edge to a height of more than 150 ft., and commands extensive views of the picturesque islands, headlands, and mountains of the Maine coast.
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  • It attracts many visitors both as a health resort and on account of the magnificent scenery and remarkable volcanic phenomena of the surrounding district.
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  • Harrismith has a dry, bracing climate and enjoys a high reputation in South Africa as a health resort.
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  • On the 18th of December 1895 a message was sent to the United States Congress by President Cleveland practically stating that any attempt on the part of the British Government to enforce its claims upon Venezuela as regards the boundary between that country and Guiana without resort to arbitration would be considered as a casus belli by his government.
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  • In the 17th and 18th centuries it was a favourite duellingground, and in the present day it is not infrequently the scene of political and other popular demonstrations (as is also Trafalgar Square), while the neighbourhood of Marble Arch is the constant resort of orators on social and religious topics.
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  • The Zoological Society maintains a magnificent collection of living specimens in the Zoological Gardens, Regent's Park, a popular resort.
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  • Fashionable society takes its pastimes at such centres as the grounds of the Hurlingham and Ranelagh clubs, at Fulham and Barnes respectively, where polo and other games are played; and Rotten Row, the horse-track in Hyde Park, is the favourite resort of riders.
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  • Some fled to the hills of Hampstead and Highgate, but Moorfields was the chief resort of the houseless Londoner.
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  • As a last resort the mine may be flooded with water.
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  • Cilicia Trachea is a rugged mountain district formed by the spurs of Taurus, which often terminate in rocky headlands with small sheltered harbours, - a feature which, in classical times, made the coast a resort of pirates, and, in the middle ages, led to its occupation by Genoese and Venetian traders.
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  • Greenwich is a summer resort, principally for New Yorkers.
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  • S., now in ruins, was a fashionable pleasure resort.
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  • BAR HARBOR, a well-known summer resort of Hancock county, Maine, U.S.A., an unincorporated village, in the township of Eden, on Frenchman's Bay, on the E.
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  • Although the first summer hotel was built here in 1855, Bar Harbor's development as a summer resort began about 1870, after some artists had visited the place, and made it widely known through their pictures.
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  • To reduce such land to a fit state for the growth of arable crops is very difficult and slow without resort to paring and burning.
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  • It was formerly a resort of pilgrims, and Roman coins have been found in the vicinity.
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  • PORTRUSH, a seaport and the most popular seaside resort of Co.
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  • It was obviously, however, a measure to be used only in the last resort and with extreme reluctance.
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  • The Czech immigrants, attracted to Vienna as to other German towns by the growth of industry, are now too numerous for easy absorption, which is further retarded by their national organization, and the provision of separate institutions, churches, schools (thus far private) and places of resort.
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  • They were used by the inhabitants of Arbela as a place of refuge from the army of Bacchides, general of Demetrius king of Syria, and were the resort of bandits in the reign of Herod the Great.
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  • KONIGSWINTER, a town and summer resort of Germany, in the Prussian Rhine province, on the right bank of the Rhine, 24 m.
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  • It is a favourite winter resort, especially for visitors from England, and is situated in beautiful coast scenery.
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  • From the description of Adullam as the resort of "every one that was in distress," or "in debt," or "discontented," it has often been humorously alluded to, notably by Sir Walter Scott,.
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  • At the mouth of the Arno, joined to the city by a steam tramway, is the seaside resort of Marina di Pisa, also known as Bocca d'Arno, a well-known centre for landscape painters.
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  • To that end he filled it with celebrated scholars, and, leaving only a few chairs of letters and philosophy in Florence, compelled the Florentines to resort to Pisa for the prosecution of their studies.
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  • A branch line (8 m.) connected Beja with this railway, and another (11 m.) ran from Tunis to Hamman-elEnf, a favourite seaside resort of the Tunisians.
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  • North of Lima is the port and bathing resort of Ancon, in an extremely arid locality but having a fine beach, a healthy climate and a considerable population in the season.
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  • 2nd Image Object Mirror Image without Lens camera obscura, which was extensively used in sketching from nature before the introduction of photography, although it is now scarcely to be seen except as an interesting side-show at places of popular resort.
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  • Finally, the third layer, known as "the Peak," and reached by a cable tramway, is dotted over with private houses and bungalows, the summer health resort of those who can afford them; here a new residence for the governor was begun in 1900.
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  • extremity of Nantucket Island is Siasconset (locally 'Sconset), a summer resort of some vogue; it has a Marconi wireless telegraph station, connecting with incoming steamers, the Nantucket shoals lightship and the mainland.
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  • The principal settlement and summer resort is the town of Nantucket (on the S.W.
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  • Subsequently the island has been chiefly important as a summer resort.
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  • It is a favourite summer resort of the Italians, but is cold and windy in winter.
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  • The botanic gardens form a pleasant and favourite place of resort.
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  • Such a thought can hardly be Micah's, even if we resort to the violent harmonistic process of imagining that two quite distinct sieges, separated by a renewal of the theocracy, are spoken of in consecutive verses.
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  • Commercial interests have been almost entirely destroyed, partly because of the abolition of the slave trade and partly because of the embargo and the war of 1812, but mainly because the cities of the state are unfavourably situated to be the termini of interstate railway systems. Providence, owing to its superior water-power facilities, has therefore become one of the leading manufacturing centres of New England, whereas Newport is now known only as a fashionable summer resort.
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  • TRAUNSTEIN, a town and summer resort of Bavaria, situated, at an elevation of nearly 2000 ft., on the river Traun, 73 m.
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  • The whole region is now a favourite summer resort.
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  • In summer Ardglass is a frequented resort of visitors; good bathing and a golf links contribute to its attractions.
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  • Hence to represent D, Greek has now to resort to the clumsy device of writing NT instead.
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  • Heresy or no heresy, in the last resort, like all other ecclesiastical questions, is decided by the judicial committee of the council.
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  • It is attractively situated between Fountain Lake and Albert Lea Lake, and is a summer resort.
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  • The famous temple of Kwannon, the goddess of mercy, is in the Asakusa Park, in which a permanent fair is held; it is a great holiday resort of the citizens.
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  • In the spring of 1859 he was at Capri, always a favourite resort of his, and made many studies from nature, including a very famous drawing of a lemon tree.
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  • Victoria is connected with the mainland by cable, and is a favourite tourist resort for the whole west coast of North America.
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  • Some are said occasionally to resort to berries and other fruit for food, but as a rule they are carnivorous, feeding chiefly on birds and their eggs, small mammals, as squirrels, hares, rabbits and moles, but chiefly mice of various kinds, and occasionally snakes, lizards and frogs.
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  • Dunbar is said to have the smallest rainfall in Scotland and is a favourite summer resort.
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  • ZHELESNOVODSK, a health resort of Russian Caucasia, in the province of Terek, lying at an altitude of 1885 ft.
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  • That it was a place of common resort is shown by Euripides (Medea, 68 f.), where it is said that the elders were to be found "near the august waters of Pirene, playing draughts (irEVVoi) ."
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  • Como is a considerable tourist resort, and the steamboat traffic on the lake is largely for travellers.
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  • For the period before the adoption of a written standard the resort was not so much to " apostles " as to " disciples " and " witnesses."
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  • The nature of the heresy, opposed, however, and the resort to the authority of Jude " the brother of James " against it, favour rather the period of Polycarp and Papias (117-150).
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  • The city has a fine location, its natural attractiveness and mineral springs in the vicinity combining to make it a summer and health resort.
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  • The town is a bathing resort, as is Elisenlund close by.
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  • In a few minutes the batteries on the extreme Prussian left were completely overwhelmed, and suddenly dense lines of French skirmishers emerged from a fold in the ground upon their flank and front, and the gunners were compelled to resort to case-shot, so imminent was their danger.
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  • Being open to the south-west sea breezes, it is a favourite place of resort from the oppressive heat of HongKong.
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  • These strange plants usually grow in rocky places with little or no earth to support them; and it is said that in times of drought the cattle resort to them to allay their thirst, first ripping them up with their horns and tearing off the outer skin, and then devouring the moist succulent parts.
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  • The rapid growth of literature in the 16th century compels him to resort to a classification of subjects.
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  • The locality, which is further enlivened by gardens and running streams, is named Gazir-gah, and is a favourite resort of the Heratis.
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  • ROBIN HOOD'S BAY, a seaside resort in the Whitby parliamentary division of the North Riding of Yorkshire, England, 61 m.
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  • The district is residential and the town is a resort of visitors both to the river and to Bushey Park, which lies immediately south (see Hampton).
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  • GEROLSTEIN, a village and climatic health resort of Germany, in the Prussian Rhine Province, attractively situated on the Kyll, in the Eifel range, 110o ft.
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  • Biddeford is served by the Boston & Maine railway, and is connected by electric lines with Portland and with Old Orchard Beach, a popular summer resort north of the Saco river.
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  • VALLOMBROSA, a summer resort of Tuscany, Italy, in the province of Florence, reached by a cable railway 5 m.
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  • It was a favourite resort of highwaymen, whose bodies were exposed on gibbets along the road.
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  • It is much frequented as a resort in spring, summer and autumn, and has many beautiful villas.
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  • There are two small city parks, and a privately owned resort, Millbrook Park.
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  • Buitenzorg is the usual residence of the governor-general of the Dutch East Indies, and is further remarkable on account of its splendid botanical garden and for its popularity as a health !resort.
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  • Thus in 1405 he, with other two masters, was commissioned to examine into certain reputed miracles at Wilsnack, near Wittenberg, which had caused that church to be made a resort of pilgrims from all parts of Europe.
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  • There is much fine scenery in the neighbourhood, there are mineral springs near by, and the place has become known as a summer resort.
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  • This is a graded procedure as in the Jewish synagogue and makes exclusion a last resort.
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  • Stolpmiinde, a fishing-village and summer resort, at the mouth of the river, is the port of Stolp.
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  • Although not specifically a health resort, Los Angeles enjoys a high 1 They extend, however, to Fiji, Tahiti and Fanning Island.
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  • In practice the whole of western Europe was subject to the jurisdiction of one tribunal of last resort, the Roman Curia.
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  • Accordingly Plato conceived of them as forming a system and finding their reality in the degree in which they embody the one all-embracing idea and conceived of not under the form of an efficient but of a final cause, an inner principle of action or tendency in things to realize the fullness of their own nature which in the last resort was identical with the nature of the whole.
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  • It is upon this in the last resort that the distinction between the phenomenal world of our experience and a noumenal world beyond it is founded.
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  • Similarly from the side of logic. It is not the teaching of idealism alone but of the facts which logical analysis has brought home to us that all difference in the last resort finds its ground in the quality or content of the things differentiated, and that this difference of content shows in turn a double strand, the strand of sameness and the strand of otherness - that in which and that by which they differ from one another.
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  • It is a popular health resort.
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  • It has become since 1850, and especially in much more recent years, a favoured resort of summer residents.
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  • Its population was formerly dependent wholly upon the sea, but its climate has made it a popular summer resort, Oak Bluffs being one of the chief resorts of the Atlantic coast.
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  • HONNEF, a town and climatic health resort of Germany, beautifully situated on the right bank of the Rhine, at the foot of the Siebengebirge, 8 m.
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  • To the north-west is the Ettersberg, with the Ettersburg, a château which was another favourite resort of Charles Augustus and his friends.
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  • south of the city, is a summer resort, near which the city bought land for a public park in 1906.
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  • They are solitary, nocturnal, shy and inoffensive, chiefly frequenting the depths of shady forests and the neighbourhood of water, to which they frequently resort for the purpose of bathing, and in which they often take refuge when pursued.
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  • It has a beautiful cathedral, built after a plan by Rastrelli in 1753, to which pilgrims resort to venerate an ikon of the Virgin.
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  • There are also golf links and other appointments of a popular resort.
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  • Birchington, immediately to the west (pop. 2128), is also a growing resort.
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  • SONDERBURG, a seaport and seaside resort of Germany, in the Prussian province of Schleswig-Holstein, on the S.W.
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  • But during his tenure of office he, too, had to resort to strong measures in repressing some serious disorders in various parts of Italy, and thus he lost the favour of the Socialists.
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  • Near Baiae was the villa resort of Bauli, so called from the 1 30aata (stalls) in which the oxen of Geryon were' concealed by Hercules.
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  • Owing to the varied and beautiful scenery, this is a favourite summer resort; the game of the forests and the fishing in the streams and in the multitude of lakes serve as further attractions.
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  • Like the Adirondacks, this region is largely forest covered, and is a favourite summer resort; but it is far less a wilderness than the Adirondacks, and in places is cleared for farming, especially for pasturage.
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  • KOSEN, a village and summer resort of Germany, in the Prussian province of Saxony, 33 m.
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  • The town is a winter resort, chiefly for Northerners.
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  • The town is a popular summer resort for residents of the coast cities.
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  • Lake Balaton is of growing importance as a bathing resort.
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  • or areas, could be defended in the last resort as a keep. In addition to this the terreplein was retrenched.
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  • It is built on a picturesque promontory which separates the waters of Green Bay from Little Bay de Noquette, and its delightful summer climate, wild landscape scenery and facilities for boating and trout fishing make it a popular summer resort.
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  • Briefly, the duty of maintaining industries was made obligatory, and in the last resort the military authorities were empowered to take them over, though this was not likely to happen as long as the high prices continued and the Government supplied raw materials.
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  • The place soon became a noted resort of pilgrims, not only from all parts of France, but also from Great Britain, Ireland and Italy.
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  • LLANDUDNO, a seaside resort in the Arfon parliamentary division of Carnarvonshire, North Wales, in a detached portion of the county east of the Conwy, on a strip of sandy soil terminating in the massive limestone of Great Orme's Head.
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  • A railway serves the village of South Hayling, which is in some favour as a seaside resort, having a wide sandy beach and good golf links.
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  • The present prosperity of Dinant is chiefly derived from its being a favourite summer resort for Belgians as well as foreigners.
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  • For the next thirty-five years its "Elysian Fields" were a famous pleasure resort of New York City.
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  • South Beach, below the Narrows, is a popular seaside resort.
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  • The fields and places of entertainment in Islington were favourite places of resort for the citizens of London in the 17th century and later; the modern Ball's Pond Road recalls the sport of duck-hunting practised here and on other ponds in the parish, and the popularity of the place was increased by the discovery of chalybeate wells.
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  • The excellent climate has given Albuquerque and the surrounding country a reputation as a health resort.
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  • Lately its prosperity has been increased by the rise into favour as a winter resort of the village of Gries, on the other bank of the Talfer, and now practically a suburb of Botzen.
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  • PORTOVENERE (anc. Portus Venenis), a town and summer resort of: Liguria, Italy, in the province of Genoa, at the southern extremity of the peninsula which protects the Gulf of Spezia on the west, 7 m.
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  • Resort is made to tariffs, or duties on imports, partly to secure revenue, partly to affect the course of industry within a country.
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  • These formed part of the general resort to every possible fiscal device.
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  • No further resort was made to internal taxes until the revenue act of 1898 was passed, at the outbreak of the Spanish War.
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  • The village, a place of considerable natural beauty, is a summer resort, and has various manufactures.
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  • Flekkerd, a neighbouring island, is a favourite pleasure resort.
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  • A branch line connects it with the Canadian Pacific. It has steamer communication with the St Lawrence and Lake Ontario ports, and is a summer resort.
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  • The wide popularity of his brilliant lectures in the " schools " of Paris made this city the resort of the many students who were ultimately organized as a " university " (c. 1170).
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  • Being the only place within easy distance of western Europe where patients can take with safety a course of baths during the winter months, it has become a resort of invalids.
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  • Tibur was a favourite place of resort in Roman times, and both Augustus and Maecenas had villas here, and possibly Horace also.
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  • Its prosperity during the imperial period was mainly due to the favour in which it stood as a summer resort.
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  • of Somerset) and Paroquet Springs (near Shepherdsville, Bullitt county), which was a well-known resort before the Civil War, and near which, at Bullitt Lick, the first salt works in Kentucky are said to have been erected.
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  • The principal places of interest on the banks of the Earn are Dunira, the favourite seat of Henry Dundas, ist Viscount Melville, who took the title of his barony from the estate and to whose memory .an obelisk was raised on the adjoining hill of Dunmore; the village of Comrie; the town of Crieff; the ruined castle of Innerpeffray, founded in 1610 by the ist Lord Maderty, close to which is the library founded in 1691 by the 3rd Lord Maderty, containing some rare black-letter books and the Bible that belonged to the marquess of Montrose; Gascon Hall, now in ruins, but with traditions reaching back to the days of Wallace; Dupplin Castle, a fine Tudor mansion, seat of the earl of Kinnoull, who derives from it the title of his viscounty; Aberdalgie, Forgandenny and Bridge of Earn, a health resort situated amidst picturesque surroundings.
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  • of Leiden, is a popular seaside resort and fishing village.
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  • One of his favourite places of resort in these years was a club of which Dr Hutton, Dr Black, Dr Adam Ferguson, John Clerk the naval tactician, Robert Adam the architect, as well as Smith himself, were original members, and to which Dugald Stewart, Professor Playfair and other eminent men were afterwards admitted.
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  • Around the city lie five great parks - Royal Park, in which are excellent zoological gardens; Yarra Park, which contains the leading cricket grounds; the Botanical Gardens, sloping down to the banks of the river; Albert Park, in which is situated a lake much used for boating; and Studley Park on the Yarra river, a favourite resort which has been left in a natural state.
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  • The student must therefore resort to what may be called a tripod of evidence, derived from the available facts of embryology, comparative anatomy and palaeontology.
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  • The coast of Lower California is a favourite resort for the fur-bearing seal, r and pearl oysters find a congenial habitat in the south waters of the Gulf.
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  • Moreover, the town has grown in repute as a health and holiday resort, its situation being one of the finest in the west of Scotland.
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  • The delightful scenery of mountains, lakes, streams and woodlands gives to the greater part of New Hampshire, which is in the New England physiographic province, the appearance of a vast and beautiful park; and the state is a favourite summer resort.
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  • This abandonment led in 1889 to the adoption by the state Board of Agriculture of measures which promoted the development of the state, especially the central and northern parts, as a summer resort.
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  • BADENWEILER, a health resort and watering place of the grand-duchy of Baden, Germany, 28 m.
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  • No true solution could be achieved by resort to the mere absence of distinguishing, differencing feature.
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  • Northward lies Clondalkin, with its round tower, marking the site of the important early see of Cluain Dolcain; Glasnevin, with famous botanical gardens; Finglas, with a ruined church of early foundation, and an Irish cross; and Clontarf, a favoured resort on the bay, with its modern castle and many residences of the wealthy classes in the vicinity.
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  • The city is a summer and health resort; it has mineral (saline sulphur) springs and a large mineral-water bath house.
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  • The village is a summer resort as well as a suburban residential district for New York City.
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  • FELIXSTOWE, a seaside resort of Suffolk, England; fronting both to the North Sea and to the estuary of the Orwell, where there are piers.
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  • It contains a convent, boys' college, hospital, several mills, and is a favourite summer resort on account of the' angling and shooting, and the magnificent scenery.
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  • deep; the basin floor is no longer a plain, but a hilly district in the midst of the mountains; Asheville on its southern border is a noted health resort.
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  • The assumption explicitly made by General Walker that among the immigrants no influence was yet excited in restriction of population, is also not only gratuitous, but inherently weak; the European peasant who landed (where the great majority have stayed) in the eastern industrial states was thrown suddenly under the influence of the forces just referred to; forces possibly of stronger influence upon him than upon native classes, which are in general economically and socially more stable, On the whole, the better opinion is probably that of a later authority on the vital statistics of the country, Dr John Shaw Billings,i that though the characteristics of modern life doubtless influence the birth-rate somewhat, by raising the average age of marriage, lessening unions, and increasing divorce and prostitution, their great influence is through the transmutation into necessities of the luxuries of simpler times; not automatically, but in the direction of an increased resort to means for the prevention of child-bearing.
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  • He settled for a short time in Switzerland, then a favourite resort of revolutionary leaders, and after a few years came to London.
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  • The town, which is a favourite summer resort, stands on the north-west border of the forest of Compiegne and on the left bank of the Oise, less than 1 m.
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  • it was the annual resort of the court during the hunting season.
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  • The cities, towns and municipalities resort to it to supply their local needs, and there is a tendency, especially pronounced in Ontario on account of the excellence of her municipal system, to devolve the burden of educational payments, and others more properly provincial, upon the municipal authorities on the plea of decentralization.
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  • The Black Forest is a favourite tourist resort and is opened up by numerous railways.
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  • to the E., it has since become a popular summer resort.
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  • from Engelberg (with its great Benedictine monastery, founded about 1120), now a muchfrequented summer resort, while there is also an electric railway from Stans up the Stanserhorn.
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  • Owing to the mildness of its climate the winter town is a resort for consumptive patients.
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  • Augusta is well known as a winter resort (mean winter temperature, 47° F.), and there are many fine winter homes here of wealthy Northerners.
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  • N.W., an attractive residential suburb and winter resort, in which there are a country club and a large United States arsenal, established in 1831.
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  • It is beautifully situated in the upper part of the valley of the Wharfe, and owing to the fine scenery of the neighbourhood, and to the bracing air of the high moorlands above the valley, has become a favourite health resort.
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  • They lie entangled in a vast net of sea-weed; are the resort of innumerable birds, and used to be largely frequented by seals and sea-otters, which, however, have been almost completely driven away by unregulated hunting.
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  • from the former higher level down to the main bed of the upper Savannah, at Tallulah Falls, a summer resort.
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  • PAIGNTON, a seaside resort in the Torquay parliamentary division of Devonshire, England, on Tar Bay, 24 m.
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  • INNERLEITHEN, a police burgh and health resort of Peeblesshire, Scotland, on Leithen Water, near its junction with the Tweed, 62 m.
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  • As the corpse was found generally to disappear and decay in spite of preservative magic, especially in the early ages, various substitutes were resorted to; statues and statuettes were thought efficacious, but, apart from their costliness, even these were subject to decay or destruction by violence, and in the absence of anything more substantial the Egyptians doubtless reflected that magic words alone in the last resort made everything right.
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  • Leghorn is the principal sea-bathing resort in this part of Italy, the season lasting from the end of June to the end of August.
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  • and a winter average of 54°, and this and the dry purity of the air make it a health resort; it is also the winter home of many Northerners.
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  • The city is a summer resort, has a public library, and is the seat of Wayland Academy (1855, Baptist), a co-educational preparatory school affiliated with the university of Chicago.
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  • HANGO, a port and sea-bathing resort situated on the promontory of HangOudd, to the extreme south-west of Finland.
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  • The richness of its art treasures, the educational advantages it offers, and its attractive surroundings render it a favourite resort of people with private means.
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  • above the city, lies the village of Loschwitz, where Schiller, in the summer of 1786, wrote the greater part of his Don Carlos: above it on the fringe of the Dresdner Heide, the climatic health resort Weisser-Hirsch; farther up the river towards Pirna the royal summer palace Pillnitz; to the south the Plauensche Grund, and still farther the Rabenauer Grund.
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  • The United States government therefore proposed that the signatories should insert in the act of ratification a reservation to the effect that resort to the International Prize Court, in respect of decisions of their national tribunals, should take the form of a direct claim for compensation.
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  • It was, besides, singularly interesting from the expedients to which the Hindu architect was forced to resort to imitate the vaults of the Moslems. Of the buildings, however, which so excited the admiration of the emperor Baber, probably little now remains.
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  • In 1879 the village of Knock in the south-east acquired notoriety from a story that the Virgin Mary had appeared in the church, which became the resort of many pilgrims.
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  • It is also a favourite residential place and resort of visitors from Johannesburg.
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  • It is situated at the entrance of the Briihl valley and is a popular summer resort, possessing iron and sulphur baths.
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  • The most considerable range of mountains occupies the centre of the province, the highest peak being the T`ai-shan (5060 ft.), a mountain famous in Chinese history for more than 4000 years, and to which hundreds of pilgrims annually resort.
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  • Meanwhile, through holding with Kant that man is not God, but a free spirit, whose destiny it is to use his intelligence as a means to his duty, he is still the resort of many who vindicate man's independence, freedom, conscience, and power of using nature for his moral purposes, e.g.
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  • These sudden appearances of vast bodies of lemmings, and their singular habit of persistently pursuing the same onward course of migration, have given rise to various speculations, from the ancient belief of the Norwegian peasants, shared by Olaus Magnus, that they fall down from the clouds, to the hypothesis that they are acting in obedience to an instinct inherited from ancient times, and still seeking the congenial home in the submerged Atlantis, to which their ancestors of the Miocene period were wont to resort when driven from their ordinary dwelling-places by crowding or scarcity of food.
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  • At the end of the Republican period it became a resort of wealthy Romans, and the Julian and Claudian emperors frequently visited it; both Caligula and Nero were born there.
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  • The modern place is a summer resort and has several villas, among them the Villa B orghese.
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  • The place consists almost entirely of villas and is a favourite summer resort.
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  • HUNSTANTON [commonly pronounced Hunston], a seaside resort in the north-western parliamentary division of Norfolk, England, on the east shore of the Wash, 112 m.
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  • Badrinath is a favourite resort of pilgrims from all parts of India.
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  • It is also a climatic health resort of some reputation, and the visitors number about 850o annually.
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  • In the latter case resort was very frequently had also to sorcery and necromancy.
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  • therefore, in the last resort, be considered respon sible for this appalling calamity.
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  • main, a last resort in the universal confusion.
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  • That he celebrated the night of St Bartholomew was due to the fact that, according to his information, the step was a last resort to ensure the preservation of the royal family and the Catholic religion from the attacks of the revolutionary Huguenots.
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  • In the 18th century it became necessary to resort to fiscal measures which were often harmful.
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  • In 1864 the valley was granted to the state of California by act of Congress on condition that it should be held as a place of public use, resort and recreation inalienable for all time, was re-ceded to the United States by California on the 3rd of March 1905, and is now included in the Yosemite National Park.
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  • Ray's translation of that work (p. 334), stating that it is "a Sea-fowl, which fishermen observe to resort to their vessels in some numbers, swimming 1 swiftly to and fro, backward, forward and about them, and doth as it were radere aquam, shear the water, from whence perhaps it had its name."
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  • It has railway communication with both south and north, and a steam ferry connects with Middelfart, a seaside resort and railway station on Fiinen.
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  • It is remarkable for the beauty of its scenery and for its fine villas, and is a favourite resort in spring, summer and autumn.
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  • The salt springs were known in the 9th century, and their medicinal properties were recognized in the 16th, but it was only during the 19th century that Kissingen became a popular resort.
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  • Whatever else Catherine may have been she was emphatically a sovereign and a politician who was in the last resort guided by the reason of state.
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  • St Canute's shrine was a great resort of pilgrims throughout the middle ages.
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  • Biloxi is both a summer and a winter resort, particularly for the people of New Orleans and Mobile, and has a fine beach, extending for about 12 m.
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  • The former, he argues, are in the last resort libertinists and antinomians; the latter must be regarded as ascetic Judaists.
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  • SALTBURN BY THE SEA, a seaside resort in the Cleveland parliamentary division of the North Riding of Yorkshire, England, 21 m.
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  • GMUNDEN, a town and summer resort of Austria, in Upper Austria, 40 m.
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  • It is much frequented as a health and summer resort, and has a variety of lake, brine, vegetable and pine-cone baths, a hydropathic establishment, inhalation chambers, whey cure, &c. There are a great number of excursions and points of interest round Gmunden, specially worth mentioning being the Traun Fall, 10 m.
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  • Beaufort's beautiful situation and delightful climate make it a winter resort.
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  • south from the mouth of the Winooski river along the lake shore and gradually rising from the water's edge to a height of 275 ft.; its situation and its cool and equable summer climate have given it a wide reputation as a summer resort, and it is a centre for yachting, canoeing and other aquatic sports.
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  • India, while affording a winter resort to the common species, which besides Europe extends its breeding range over the whole of N.
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  • The number of restaurants and similar places of evening resort is very great, and there are several public courts where the Basque game of pelota can be witnessed.
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  • CAPEL CURIG, a tourist resort in Carnarvonshire, North Wales, 142 m.
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  • RAPALLO, a seaport and winter resort of Liguria, Italy, in the province of Genoa.
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  • Milan has long been famous as one of the great musical centres of Europe, and numerous students resort here for their musical education.
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  • Wilmington is served by the Atlantic Coast Line and the Seaboard Air Line railways, and by steamboat lines to New York, Philadelphia and Baltimore and to ports on the Cape Fear and Black rivers, and is connected by an electric line with Wrightsville Beach, a pleasure resort 12 m.
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  • Its prosperity is mainly due to its hot springs and mild climate, which have rendered it a favourite winter as well as summer resort.
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  • Although the government had a great majority in the Chamber, the opposition counted the redoubtable names of Thiers, Berryer and Jules Favre, and government measures were only passed by frequent resort to the closure.
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  • His court at Munich was the resort of artists of all kinds, and the city was enriched with splendid buildings; while artistic works were collected from Italy and elsewhere.
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  • Bright sunshine and a pleasant climate (mean annual temperature about 48° F., rainfall 14 in., falling almost wholly from April to September, relative humidity 59), combined with beautiful scenery, have made the city a favourite health resort and place of residence.
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  • Manitou (610o-6300 ft.) a popular summer resort, lies about 6 m.
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  • When we come to pieces of very irregular shape, such as crank-shafts, anchors, trunnions, &c., we must resort to forging, except for purposes for which unforged castings are good enough.
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  • The marked preference shown by the natives to resort to the civil and criminal courts established by the British demonstrated their faith in the impartial treatment awarded therein.
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  • The union thus brought about between the two Churches was, however, extremely distasteful to the Greeks, and the persecution of his "schismatic" subjects to which the emperor was compelled to resort weakened his power so much that Martin IV.
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  • The settlement gradually became a great resort for merchants, and thus acquired the name which, in a corrupted form, it still bears, of Kaupmannahafn, Kj6bmannshavn, or Portus Mercatorum as it is translated by Saxo Grammaticus.
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  • In the time of Isaak Walton there stood by it a shady arbour to which the angler was wont to resort.
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  • The act also gives to both patron and presentee an alternative mode of appeal against a bishop's refusal to institute or admit, except on a ground of doctrine or ritual, to a court composed of an archbishop of the province and a judge of the High Court nominated for that purpose by the lord chancellor, a course which, however, bars resort being had to the ordinary suits of duplex querela or action of quare impedit.
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  • Atlantic City is the largest and most popular all-the-year-round resort in the United States, and has numerous fine hotels.
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  • In 1852 a movement was made to develop it as a seaside resort for Philadelphia, and after the completion of the Camden & Atlantic City railway in 1854 the growth of the place was rapid.
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  • Though the town itself, with the barracks and military hospital as its principal buildings, presents little to attract the foreign visitor, the beauty of the gulf and of the neighbouring country has brought Spezia into some repute as a winter resort, and it is also visited in summer for sea-bathing.
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  • Its situation on the broad and navigable Rhine, and at the centre of an extensive network of railways, giving it direct communication with all the important cities of Europe, has greatly fostered its trade, while its close proximity to the beautiful scenery of the Rhine, has rendered it a favourite tourist resort.
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  • Eupatoria has some repute as a sea-bathing resort.
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  • When Ahaziah, the son of Ahab, having injured himself by falling through a lattice, sent to inquire of Baal-zebub, the god of Ekron, whether he should recover, the prophet was commanded to appear to the messengers and tell them that, for this resort to a false god, the king should die.
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  • Before the close of the republic it became a resort of the Roman nobles, many of whom acquired villas in the neighbourhood.
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  • LLANGOLLEN, a picturesque market-town and summer resort of Denbighshire, N.
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  • It is a favourite riverside resort and has grown considerably as a residential district.
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  • the most fashionable seaside resort and the second port of *the kingdom.
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  • Tharandt is a favourite summer resort of the people of Dresden, one of its principal charms being the magnificent beech woods which surround it.
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  • It has a fine winter climate, with an average temperature of 60° F., has sulphur springs, and is a health and winter resort.
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  • Its pure air and fine scenery render Campulung a popular summer resort.
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  • BOGNOR, a seaside resort in the Chichester parliamentary division of Sussex, England, 66 m.
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  • In the unexpected prolongation of the war, volunteer enlistments became too slow to replenish the waste of armies, and in 1863 the government was forced to resort to a draft.
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  • It is a favourite health resort and tourist centre.
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  • The Lea has been a favourite resort of anglers (mainly for coarse fish in this part) from the time of Izaak Walton, in whose book Hoddesdon is specifically named.
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  • Doty Island, at the mouth of the river and divided about equally between the cities, is a picturesque and popular summer resort.
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  • broad, is a favourite summer resort, and is visited annually by about 20,000 persons.
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  • On the discovery of a saline spring in 1816, baths and a pump-room were opened, but although two other springs were found later, the attempt to create a fashionable health resort failed.
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  • Nearly all its old industries - the coal mines, salt works, linen manufacture, and even the making of iron girdles for the baking of scones - have dwindled, but its pleasant climate and picturesqueness make it a holiday resort.
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  • A fine promenade extends along the shore; there are a quay and a pier, a winter garden, and all the appointments of a seaside resort.
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  • " Before Evagoras established his rule, they were so hostile and exclusive, that those of their rulers were actually held to be the best who were the fiercest adversaries of the Greeks; but now such a change has taken place, that it is a matter of emulation who shall show himself the most ardent phil-hellen, that for the mothers of their children most of them choose wives from amongst us, and that they take pride in having Greek things about rather than native, in following the Greek fashion of life, whilst our masters of the fine arts and other branches of culture now resort to them in greater numbers than were once to be found in those quarters they specially frequented " (Isoc. '99= Evag.
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  • His genius so raised the fame of the university of Leiden, especially as a school of medicine, that it became a resort of strangers from every part of Europe.
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  • His house, over which the comtesse de Boufflers presided, was the resort of many men of letters, and he was a patron of Jean Jacques Rousseau.
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  • The bath is a favorite resort of both sexes and all classes.
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  • The marshy lands in the north were the resort of fishermen and fowlers, and the papyrus, the cultivation of which was a regular industry, protected an abundance of wild life.
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  • The troubles of Egypt were now increased by an insufficient inundation, and great scarcity prevailed, aggravated by the taxation to which the beys were compelled to resort in order to pay the troops; while murder and rapine prevailed in the capital, the riotous soldiery being under little or no control.
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  • Nyborg on the east is the port for the steam-ferry to Korsor in Zealand; Svendborg picturesquely overlooks the southern archipelago; Faaborg on the south-west lies on a fjord of the same name; Assens, on the west, a port for the crossing of the Little Belt into Schleswig, still shows traces of the fortifications which were stormed by John of Ranzau in 1 535; Middelfart is a seaside resort near the narrowest reach of the Little Belt; Bogense is a small port on the north coast.
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  • In consequence of the beauty of its situation between the Eildons and the Tweed, the literary and historical associations of the district, and the famous ruin of Melrose Abbey, the town has become residential and a holiday resort.
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  • In the vicinity is the island Hanko, the most fashionable Norwegian seaside resort.
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  • In Characeae no fewer than four methods of vegetative reproduction have been described, and the facility with which buds and branches are in these cases detached has been adduced as an evidence of affinity with Bryophyta, which, as a class, are distinguished by their ready resort to vegetative reproduction.
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  • Crickhowell and Talgarth are market towns, while Llanwrtyd Wells is a rapidly developing health resort.
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  • It has a pier, a pleasant promenade and drive along the shore, and other appointments of a seaside resort, but it is less wholly devoted to holiday visitors than Blackpool, which lies 8 m.
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  • Jamestown is situated among the hills of Chautauqua county, and is a popular summer resort.
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  • limits of the city is Reed's Lake, a popular resort during the summer season.
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  • It first sprang into notice from a visit of Queen Caroline in 1804, and as it is the nearest seaside resort to London it is much frequented.
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  • HERNE BAY, a seaside resort in the St Augustine's parliamentary division of Kent, England, 8 m.
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  • The earth-stopper "stops out" and "puts to" - the first expression signifying blocking, during the night, earths and drains to which foxes resort, the second performing the same duties in the morning so as to prevent the fox from getting to ground when he has been found.
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  • The water-works are owned and operated by the municipality, the water being obtained from Lake Goguac, a summer pleasure resort about 2 m.
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  • In Syria, the temple of Atargatis in Hierapolis was an immemorial resort of pilgrims. In Phoenicia, a similar significance was enjoyed by the shrine of Astarte, on the richly-watered source of the river Adonis, till, as late as the 4th century after Christ, it was destroyed by Constantine the Great.
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  • Of these Peter and Paul had suffered martyrdom in Rome, and it was inevitable, from the nature of the case, that their graves should soon become a resort, not only of Romans born, but of strangers also.
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  • After these, the most frequented resort at Rome in the 4th century was the grave of Hippolytus.
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  • Next to Rome the most popular religious resort was the tomb of Felix of Nola (August.
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  • The most important places of resort both for voluntary and involuntary pilgrimages, were still Palestine and Rome.
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  • The pilgrims traversed France and Italy, visiting every religious resort; in Lucca the father died, and the brother remained behind in Rome.
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  • In England, indeed, the shrine of St James of Compostella became practically the most favoured devotional resort; and in the 12th century its visitation had attained such popularity that a pilgrimage thither was ranked on a level with one to Rome or Jerusalem (Honor.
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  • The mineral resources have been nearly exhausted, but the district is an important centre of small industries (glassware, earthenware, meerschaum-ware, iron castings and toys being among its principal products) and a favourite resort for tourists.
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  • In 825 Hubert's remains were removed to a Benedictine cloister in the Ardennes, which thenceforth bore his name (St Hubert, province of Luxemburg, Belgium), and ultimately became a considerable resort of pilgrims. The later legends (Bibliotheca hagiographica latina, nos.
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  • It is a busy thoroughfare, lined in its first half with magnificent new buildings, and in its second half, where it attains a width of 150 ft., with handsome villas standing in their own gardens, which give the impression rather of a fashionable summer resort than the centre of a great city.
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  • A still more delightful resort is the Margaret island, a long narrow island in the Danube, the property of the archduke Joseph, which has been laid out in the style of an English park, with fine trees, velvety turf and a group of villas and bath-houses.
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  • It has a population of 200, chiefly centred in the village of Puna, at its north-east extremity, which is a shipping port and health resort for the city of Guayaquil.
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  • Cave in Rock, on the Ohio, in Hardin county, was once the resort of river pirates.
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  • - the natives resort to the terrace system of cultivation with remarkable success.
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  • It is considered very healthy, and forms a resort for European visitors from Nagpur and Kampti during the hot weather.
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  • from the centre of Laconia is Lakeport (pop. 1900, 2137), which, like The Weirs, is a summer resort and a ward in the city of Laconia.
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  • east of the city is Boyd park, an amusement resort.
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  • It was a frequent resort of Pepys, who mentions its houses of entertainment and the wrestling and other pastimes carried on, also that it furnished a refuge for many of those whose houses were destroyed in the fire of London in 1666.
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  • The township of the same name, in which it is situated, had in 1900 a population of 8033, living chiefly in the villages of Bennington, North Bennington and Bennington Centre, the last a summer resort.
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  • The shady park and flower gardens are a popular resort of the people of Pozharevats.
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  • 28), resort to ordeal (Num.
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  • It is an exceptionally healthy locality, and the steep shore and open downs make it an agreeable summer resort.
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  • from the town, were a favourite resort of Louis I.
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  • It is traversed by railways from Basel to Olten (25 m.) and to Laufen (144 m.), besides local lines from Basel to Fluhen (8 m.) for the frequented pilgrimage resort of Mariastein, and from Liestal to Waldenburg (84 m.).
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  • Chorrera, Puentes Grandes, Mariana() (founded 1830; pop. 1907, 933 2) and Guanabacoa (with mineral springs), are attractive places of resort.
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  • Under the Empire, Argos was the headquarters of the Achaean synod, and continued to be a resort of Roman merchants.
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  • At the western extremity of the whole site, immediately beside the river-bed, we again have a huge stoa running round two sides of a square, which was no doubt connected with the functions of this sanctuary as a health resort, especially for women, the goddess ?1.16 I.
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  • Immediately after finishing his course at the Ecole Polytechnique he was appointed repetiteur there, an office which he had discharged as an amateur while still a pupil in the school; for it had been the custom of his comrades often to resort to his room after an unusually difficult lecture to hear him repeat and explain it.
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  • The word then came to be used for the place where assemblies were held, and thus from its convenience as a meeting-place the agora became in most of the cities of Greece the general resort for public and especially commercial intercourse, corresponding in general with the Roman forum.
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  • There are relics of early European occupation of the island which suggest that it was once the resort of pirates.
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  • The Parque Urbano, at the Playa Ramirez bathing resort, is a modern creation.
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  • Besides being one of the sights of Paris, to which visitors resort in order to enjoy the extensive view that can be had from its higher galleries on a clear day, the tower is used to some extent for scientific and semi-scientific purposes; thus meteorological observations are carried on.
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  • WESTON-SUPER-MARE, a seaside resort in the Wells parliamentary division of Somersetshire, England, on the Bristol Channel, 1372 m.
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  • by rail S.E., and on the seashore) has become a town of 4865 inhabitants (in 1901); in 1799 Napoleon disembarked there on his return from Egypt, and reembarked for Elba in 1814, while nowadays it is much frequented as a health resort, as is also Valescure (2 m.
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  • El Reno has a Carnegie library, and within the city's limits is Bellamy's Lake (180 acres), a favourite resort.
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  • ABBAZIA, a popular summer and winter resort of Austria, in Istria, 56 m.
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  • The election was contested, and his choice was confirmed by the legislature, the court of last resort in such cases.
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  • Its valley, the lower part of which divides the Taunus hills from the Westerwald, is often very narrow and picturesque; among the towns and sites of interest on its banks are Marburg and Giessen with their universities, Wetzlar with its cathedral, Runkel with its castle, Limburg with its cathedral, the castles of Schaumburg, Balduinstein, Laurenburg, Langenau, Burgstein and Nassau, and the well-known health resort of Ems. The Lahn is about 135 m.
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  • On the neighbouring coast is Marianao Beach, a popular bathing resort.
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  • Great efforts were made, especially in 1907, but without success, to drafc a generally acceptable convention, making resort to arbitration compulsory, at any rate with reference to certain classes of questions.
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  • s These heroes might become objects of cult and local divinities of healing; people would pass their tombs in awe, or resort thither for divination or for taking oaths."
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  • Of these Hurlingham Park is the headquarters of the Hurlingham Polo Club and a fashionable resort; and Queen's Club, West Kensington, has tennis and other courts for the use of members, and is also the scene of important football matches, and of the athletic meetings between Oxford and Cambridge Universities, and those between the English and American Universities held in England.
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  • The town, however, is in growing repute as a midsummer resort.
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  • The water supply is derived from Lake Kerferd in the vicinity, which is a favourite resort of visitors; the scenery near the town, which lies at an elevation of 1805 ft.
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  • The place is now famous as a resort of pilgrims, and is also important for the history of Italian art.
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  • Whitby is a quiet resort, possessing none of the brilliance of Scarborough on the same coast.
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  • If they refused to listen he could punish them in any manner he thought fit; in the last resort he could release their subjects from allegiance and head a crusade of Catholic powers against them.
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  • On land, however, whither they resort to breed, they seek food of their own taking, whether small mammals, little birds, insects or berries; but even here their uncommon courage is exhibited, and they will defend their homes and offspring with the utmost spirit against any intruder, repeatedly shooting down on man or dog that invades their haunts, while every bird almost, from an eagle downwards, is repelled by buffets or something worse.
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  • It is protected from the north wind by the Binn (632 ft.), and in consequence of its excellent situation, its links and sandy beach, it enjoys considerable repute as a summer resort.
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  • Renwick Beach, at the head of the lake, is a pleasure resort.
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  • It has come into great favour as a winter resort, especially with British and German visitors, chiefly on account of its fine situation and beautiful .views.
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  • In this he considers briefly the best means of peaceable resistance to the policy of the ministry, but even at that early date faces frankly and fully the probable final necessity of resisting by force, and endorses it, though only as a last resort.
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  • As a remedy for such a breach of compact the state might resort to nullification, or, as a last resort, to secession from the Union.
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  • It is, however, as a popular summer resort that Ballston Spa is best known.
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  • But the picturesque scenery and delightful summer climate have made New England a favourite resort.
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  • The Strand, the modern portion of the town, has all the attributes of a seaside resort.
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  • Yet there is no opposition between the physical and final causes; in ultimate resort the mind is compelled to think the universe as the work of reason, to refer facts to God and Providence.
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  • In the 16th century Blois was often the resort of the French court.
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  • The city and surrounding region are a summer resort, the lakes affording opportunities for fishing and for yachting and boating.
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  • A building called the Rotunda was erected for concerts, and the gardens quickly became a favourite resort of fashionable society.
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  • Abu is now the summer residence of the governor-general's agent for Rajputana, and a place of resort for Europeans in the hot weather.
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  • Its warm climate, its two hot springs (712°-82° Fahr.)and its beautiful parks make it a favourite summer resort, and give it its popular name of "the pearl of Caucasus."
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  • Such places are frequented by numerous flocks of aquatic birds, which resort thither in search of fish and mollusca.
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  • The Buxton season extends from June to October, and during that period the town is visited by thousands, but it is also popular as a winter resort.
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  • The town has of late years become a favourite residential resort and has greatly extended towards the west, where there is a colony of pleasant villas.
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  • The population, 5585 in 1881, shrunk in 1901 to 4188, but is increasing owing to the popularity of the town as a summer resort.
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  • The whey is drunk warm, and for this cure it is usual to go to some Alpine resort where pasturage is abundant and fresh milk can be had at all times of the day.
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  • Various streets have been laid out, a large hotel erected for the reception of the visitors who resort to the place as a sanatorium in summer, and the religious wants of the community are supplied by a Roman Catholic and a Protestant church.
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  • To that shrine thousands of pilgrims, Mahommedans and Hindus alike, resort on their yearly pilgrimages, in spite of its dangerous approach.
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  • The young (which, as in other marsupials, leave the uterus in an extremely small and imperfect condition) are placed in the pouch as soon as they are born; and to this they resort temporarily for shelter for some time after they are able to run, jump and feed upon the herbage which forms the nourishment of the parent.
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  • It possesses a good harbour, and the beauty of the surrounding country makes it a favourite summer resort.
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  • The city is a popular winter and health resort, with a fine dry climate.
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  • end of Golden Gate Park are the ocean beach, the Cliff House, repeatedly burned down and rebuilt, the last time in 1907 - a public resort on a rocky cliff overhanging the sea - the seal rocks, frequented all the year round by hundreds of sea-lions, Sutro Heights, the beautiful private grounds of the late Adolph Sutro, long ago opened to the public, and the Sutro Baths, one of the largest and finest enclosed baths and winter gardens of the world.
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  • The Anglo-Saxon church of Steyning (Stoeningas, Stoeningum, Staninges, Stenyges, Stenyng) mentioned in Domesday is attributed to St Cuthman, who is said to have settled here before the 9 th century, and whose shrine became a resort for pilgrims. The later prosperity of the town was due to its harbour.
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  • It is the best planned and cleanest town in the empire, and this combined with the climate, which is very equable, makes it a health resort, especially for consumptive patients.
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  • Putney Heath was formerly notorious as a resort of highwaymen and duellists.
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  • The Thames in this neighbourhood forms a long deep reach in favour with fishermen, and Eel Pie Island is a resort of boating parties.
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  • But the final resort in cases of opium poisoning is artificial respiration, which should be persevered with as long as the heart continues to beat.
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  • It has a cool and healthy climate, and is a resort in summer for the people of the tropical coast districts, and in winter for invalids from the north.
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