Rested sentence examples

  • He rested against the cushions.

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  • I think I've always known, she said and rested her forehead against his.

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  • A warm hand rested on her waist.

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  • She rested her elbows on the table and cupped her chin in her hands, staring out into the night.

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  • Jule took her hands in his and rested them on his thigh.

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  • His big hands came up, grasping her wrists and pulling her forward until her armpits rested on his shoulders.

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  • She rested back on the bed and cried.

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  • Her hand rested on the doorknob.

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  • Damian rested his hands on her shoulders.

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  • His hand lingered on her arm, and she rested her forehead against his fingers, comforted for the first time in months.

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  • Beneath folded boxer shorts, but not well hidden, rested a black revolver.

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  • The little man, having had a good sleep, felt rested and refreshed, and looking through the glass partition of the room he saw Zeb sitting up on his bench and yawning.

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  • The princess rested her bare round arm on a little table and considered a reply unnecessary.

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  • Between twelve and two o'clock, as the day was mapped out, the prince rested and the princess played the clavichord.

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  • Princess Mary had turned toward her brother, and through her tears the loving, warm, gentle look of her large luminous eyes, very beautiful at that moment, rested on Prince Andrew's face.

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  • The prince stood still; his lively glittering eyes from under their thick, bushy eyebrows sternly scanned all present and rested on the little princess.

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  • Prince Andrew came up, stroked her hair, and asked if she felt rested after their journey.

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  • Berg and Boris, having rested after yesterday's march, were sitting, clean and neatly dressed, at a round table in the clean quarters allotted to them, playing chess.

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  • During the third night the countess kept very quiet for a few minutes, and Natasha rested her head on the arm of her chair and closed her eyes, but opened them again on hearing the bedstead creak.

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  • The arm with the IV rested across her chest and the other hung limply.

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  • He rested a comforting hand on her shoulder as he joined her vigil.

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  • By then the mules will be rested.

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  • Unsure what to do with her hands, she rested them on his arms.

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  • He shrugged nonchalantly, but his gaze rested on her thoughtfully for a few moments before he finished his meal.

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  • He smoothed her hair from her face and rested his hand against the soft skin of her exposed thigh, admiring her body.

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  • He looked her over, enjoying the view, and rested his hand on her warm stomach.

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  • Her hands rested on Dusty while her gaze remained on the burning clubhouse.

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  • Jonny looked healthy and rested, his dark eyes swirling, his clothing dry and neat despite the storm.

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  • He kissed her again more deeply and then rested his forehead against hers with a sigh.

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  • Jule rested where he'd fallen and tried to concentrate.

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  • Jule rested a large hand on her forearm, and she stilled, meeting his intense gaze.

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  • As if worn out, he rested his head against the cushions.

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  • She rested the weapons on her bed and locked the door.

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  • There was interest in his glowing red eyes, and she rested the palms of her hands on the knives at her belt.

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  • He rested his hand on her expanding stomach and his chin on her head.

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  • The hand he rested on Sean's forehead glowed bright in the fog.

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  • Yully slept deeply until the next morning and awoke rested.

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  • Jule raised his hand, and the Original Vamp rested his on top.

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  • Seeing him well rested and well dressed pissed her off even more.

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  • He touched her face and trailed a finger down her neck, between her breasts, and rested his hand on her stomach.

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  • He rested against her, enjoying her scent.

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  • She rested her chin on her knees, gazing at Damian.

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  • They ignored her, and she rested her head on the back of the chair, their low talk and the warmth of the fire lulling her into another trance.

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  • She leaned down, bracing herself as she rested a trembling hand on his forehead.

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  • She sighed in relief and rested her head on Damian's shoulder.

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  • Darkyn's hand rested on her hip.

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  • He rested on top of her, breathing hard, as he pressed her into the bed.

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  • She rested her cheek against his, and they breathed the same air, his steady and hers erratic.

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  • He drove her back onto the bed, pressed her down and rested on top of her.

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  • Darkyn rested his hands on her hips and drew her into his body.

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  • When he withdrew, she rested against him.

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  • She flinched away as his fingers rested on the clasp of her dress.

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  • Sensing her anxiety, Darkyn rested a hand on her hip.

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  • "How do you survive a life and a world that's so … foreign?" she rested her temple against her knee.

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  • She rested her head against the back of the chair.

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  • She rested her temple on one knee, eyes on him.

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  • "Please don't be angry," she said for his ears only and rested one hand against his heart.

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  • The remains of what was now universally presumed to be Josh Mulligan rested in an unnamed southern California landfill.

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  • Lydia's gun rested on the coffee table.

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  • The old man sat crumpled in the grotto where Martha's bones had rested.

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  • He ran his hand down her arm and rested his hand at her lower back.

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  • Her eyes rested on the figure of a girl representing the humans.

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  • Most of them rested in piles at the bottom of the lake while some floated in the water.

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  • He rested her on the ground.

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  • Deidre rested against the wardrobe, arms crossed as she shook from cold but blue eyes riveted to him.

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  • "Gods, you're freezing," he said and rested his other hand on top of hers to try to warm her.

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  • She rested her hands on his chest, but they didn't stay, instead running over the muscles of his chest and around to his back.

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  • She rested on top of him, listening to his heartbeat.

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  • Gabriel rested a hand on the hilt of his sword, waiting for it.

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  • Her eyes were red-rimmed, too, and his gaze rested on the tiny fangs resting on her plump lower lip.

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  • She leaned into his side, and Darkyn rested a hand on her hip.

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  • Sexy little fangs rested on her full lower lip.

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  • She took the hand he rested on her forehead into both of hers.

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  • Mum's admiring regard rested on Alex.

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  • His amused gaze rested on Carmen as he tried to keep from smiling.

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  • Deidre closed her eyes and rested against him, trying to imagine what the last days of her life would be like.

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  • Deidre rested her forehead against her knees, tears on her face.

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  • His pointed teeth rested on his lower lip, his dark eyes displaying the intelligence of a being that existed from the time-before-time.

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  • He rested his hand on the base of her neck, the warm energy of their bond moving through him.

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  • She pushed herself down in her seat until her head rested on the back of the chair.

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  • His elbows rested on his knees, his hands clasped in front of him.

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  • Her forehead rested in the nape of his neck, and she focused on the steady, slow rhythm of his heartbeat.

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  • Gabe knew it wasn't him before he rested his hand on the man's head.

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  • She hugged her knees to her chest and rested her cheek on one knee, closing her eyes.

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  • She rested her head against the steering wheel, frustration making her veins swell.

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  • She slammed her door and rested her head against it, wondering how long this would continue before her head exploded.

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  • Kris rested one hand on her shoulder.

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  • He smoothed out her hair and finally rested a feathery hand on her eyes, easing her into a restless sleep that didn't last long enough.

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  • She rested on her back for a short time before forcing herself up to sit up and look around.

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  • She rested fully against him, shaking too hard to stay on her feet.

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  • She rested her head on his chest, listening to his strong heartbeat.

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  • Exhausted, she rested her head, then her body, against him.

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  • He rested his chin on her head.

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  • Her hand rested on her bandaged forearm.

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  • She rested her cheek against the cool stone wall.

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  • She felt him assess her before he pried her hand free and rested his there, sealing the wound.

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  • He carried on a conversation for a few minutes, and she rested her head back, staring at the ceiling.

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  • He smoothed her hair and rested his chin on her head.

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  • Any fear she might have felt disappeared when he rested his hand on her neck and brushed her cheek, then her lips, with his thumb.

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  • He straddled the chair and rested his forearms on its back.

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  • Rhyn rested back on the boulder and closed his eyes to the rhythmic sounds of waves and Gabriel trying to kill the practice dummy.

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  • Unconcerned with what his brother might want, he rested back again.

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  • He rested his hand on her head and rifled through the half-dead woman.s memories.

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  • She sat in one of the chairs and slid down in it until her head rested against the back.

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  • She rested against the door, jarred when the flash of a grey knife crossed inches before her eyes, followed by a muted thunk as the weapon buried itself in the door.

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  • She rested her head against the door, not understanding.

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  • She rested on her knees, looking around.

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  • His chin rested at her temple.

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  • His thighs rested against hers and extended well beyond hers.

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  • Nishani, if you are rested, we must start your behavior training.

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  • One hand rested on her expanding stomach.

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  • Both hands rested in her lap as she studied it for two full rotations.

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  • A'Ran's gaze rested on him for a long moment.

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  • She turned a few more pages, until he rested a hand on hers to keep her from turning.

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  • It was not a decision he envied; he alone knew what a burden it was to know the fate of a planet and its inhabitants rested upon his shoulders.

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  • He rested his chin atop her head, knowing there were no words to comfort someone who hurt so deeply and regretful that he caused this pain.

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  • She closed her eyes and rested her head against the pod.

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  • She closed her eyes and rested her head back.

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  • Jackson head still rested on Elisabeth's lap.

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  • The grief in her voice rested heavy on the trio.

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  • He rested his head on the back of the chair and let out a long sigh.

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  • She wrapped arms around his neck and rested her head on his shoulder.

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  • Gerald put his elbows on the table and rested his chin on his hands.

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  • Lifting the kid into her arms again, she hopped and limped a few steps, rested and moved again.

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  • She tucked the sheet under her arms and rested her chin on her hands.

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  • Brady rested one hand on his laser gun until he was sure she wouldn't try anything.

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  • He rested it on his knee and looked at her.

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  • His gaze rested on Lana, and he smiled.

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  • The gunman rested back on his heels to load a new laser charge pack.

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  • Brady rested his laser gun on his shoulder, taking in the undisturbed minefield and pieces of bodies remaining after several of the intruders tried to cross the bio-elim field before it was disabled.

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  • She pulled her micro free and rested her wet thumb against it until the screen unlocked; it worked.

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  • Jack was restless, and she rested her hand on his head to keep him still.

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  • She hugged him hard.  Rhyn wrapped his arms around her, marveling at how real her body felt in the dream.  Her hair tickled his face, and he rested his chin on her head.  They held each other for a long moment.

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  • "No, it doesn't," he said softly.  He reached out to her.  His hands trailed down her soft cheek and tangled in her wayward curls.  With his index finger, he drew a line from her chin, down her neck, between her breasts and rested his hand on her belly, where the hatchling grew.

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  • "Everyone should find that person that makes them feel alive and have a chance with him," Katie said and rested her head against a wet branch.  "I wish I'd been more willing to take that chance, too.  Might've had more time with him before ending up here."

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  • A milk glass vase with a spray of daffodils rested atop the table.

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  • Polished shoes, with the socks still in them and a shirt, recovered from the beach, rested on a chair.

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  • A stack of books rested in front of her and she sipped a cup of black coffee.

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  • "Jeff and I used to bike a lot when Randy was just an infant," she reminisced, as she rested in the shade of a giant maple.

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  • The success of the restaurant rested more on out-of-date memories than the current excellence of its bill of fare.

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  • His hand rested on her shoulder for a moment, warm and reassuring.

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  • She rested her chin on her knees.

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  • His arms rested loosely on her waist, his hands holding hers captive.

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  • The black frame with its hunter green trim rested on blocks right now.

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  • He leaned toward her and rested his arms on the table.

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  • He gently drew her shoulders back until her back rested against his chest, and then he slipped his arms around her waist.

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  • She rested her hands on his arms and they gazed out the window, watching the shadows darken on the farmstead.

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  • Shifting her attention from the tattooed man, Jenn rested her eyes on the young man, who glanced at her after Dustin spoke.

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  • Her gaze followed her finger as she rested it on her name below theirs.

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  • He glanced at her backpack, which rested in the corner.

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  • Instead of moving away, he rested his hands lightly on her arms.

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  • Sofi pushed herself into a sit and rested her hands on the top of her stomach.

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  • She rested her chin on her knee until her nose grew too cold then ducked her head down again.

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  • Bianca rested her hand on her brother's arm.

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  • His gaze moved to her opponent, a woman who looked as poised and rested as Jenn appeared battered.

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  • He reached forward and rested his hand where the gateway had been.

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  • Her hand rested on the book.

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  • Taran nudged the door closed but rested his palm on the hilt of a dagger.

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  • She rested her head against the side of the wardrobe and closed her eyes.

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  • Hilden rested his head on the back of the chair, eyes closed.

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  • One of his hands rested on the hilt of his sword.

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  • Despite feeling better rested than she could remember, she was unable to shake the sense of unease from the catacombs, as if Jame's magic lingered.

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  • He stalked away with a look at Hilden, whose hand rested on the hilt of his sword.

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  • He rested his forehead against hers, and they breathed the same air.

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  • She picked up a book to read to them and rested her back against the wall.

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  • They rode out of the forest on the hillside above the guest house and rested the horses again.

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  • His gaze rested on her face, still sober.

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  • Her gaze brushed past him and rested on Aaron, who was eyeing the bison with obvious concern.

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  • I think they're rested enough.

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  • She put an arm against the door jam and rested her forehead on her arm.

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  • His troubled gaze rested on her face.

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  • His fingers softly traced down her neck – to her breast and then down until his hand rested on her waist.

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  • He folded his arms across the top of the car door and rested his chin on his arms.

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  • By then he would be rested enough to drive home safely.

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  • He sauntered over to her and rested one foot on the log.

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  • Sylvia rested her chin on both hands and sighed.

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  • She'd been sleeping for weeks; surely she could stay sleeping until she was rested enough to fight the illness?

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  • He rested a hand on her shoulder.

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  • She rested a hand on her hip.

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  • Restarting it, she rested her elbow on the counter and leaned her chin on her hand, her dark blonde curls sweeping forward.

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  • He pulled her closer, until her hips rested against his.

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  • His chest rested against hers, and he nudged her thighs a part with a knee.

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  • His chin rested on her head as he placed the mug on the table.

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  • She stopped straining and rested her head against his chest.

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  • His large hands rested on her upper arms, and she flinched.

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  • She dropped the hands acting as a barrier between them, wanting to feel the comfort he offered, and rested her hands against his chest.

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  • He rested his elbows on the railing and leaned over to see the small crowd spilling out of the doors onto the beach.

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  • She rested her elbows on the railing next to him, gray eyes on the women.

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  • Xander leaned forward and rested his elbows on his knees.

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  • He stood close enough to feel her body heat and rested a hand on her hip as they waited for Ashley to unlock the door.

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  • Stressed out, Jessi leaned over and rested her elbows on the railing.

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  • Startled by the confession, Jessi rested her elbows on the table and leaned forward.

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  • He rested a hand on her thigh.

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  • She rested back against him, smiling.

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  • He moved to the fence of the paddock and rested his forearms against the top plank.

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  • He rested his forehead against hers.

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  • The writs were cancelled, and the principle was established that the issuing of writs rested with the House itself.

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  • The principles on which his system rested were these.

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  • When the ministry of a church became vacant the choice of a successor rested with the colloque or with the provincial synod.

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  • From archaeological discoveries it would appear that the ancient town was preceded by a prehistoric settlement of the Bronze Age, the dwellings of which rested upon piles - one, indeed, of the so-called terremare, which are especially frequent in the neighbourhood of Parma.

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  • The appointment of cures rested with the bishops and had to be confirmed by the government, but this confirmation is now dispensed with.

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  • They rested in large measure on the favor of the multitude, Chan~ and pursued a policy of sacrificifig to their interests In type the nobles.

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  • This claim, it may be said in passing, rested on the will of King Ren of Anjou.

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  • It seems as if one foot rested on dogmatism and one on scepticism.

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  • The Holy Spirit, we are told, rested on him, drawn to him by the usual means of the mysticsself-flogging, ablutions and penance.

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  • He grouped around him all the leading writers, publicists and progressive young men of the day; declaimed against prejudices; stimulated the timid; inspired the lukewarm with enthusiasm; and never rested till the constitution of the 3rd of May 1791 had been carried through.

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  • His remains rested for a long time in the place which he had sanctified.

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  • It rested on a mass of legal assumptions and subtleties, fallacious indeed, but ingenious, and, as the result proved, effective.

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  • But if differed from the old patriciate in this, that, while the privileges of the old patriciate rested on law, or perhaps rather on immemorial custom, the privileges of the new nobility rested wholly on a sentiment of which men could remember the beginning.

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  • We have seen that this was the case at Athens; it was largely the case in the democratic cantons of Switzerland; indeed the nobility of Rome itself, after the privileges of the patricians were abolished, rested on no other foundation.

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  • Macleay's classification (1825), which rested principally on the characters of the larvae, is almost forgotten nowadays, but it is certain that in any systematic arrangement which claims to be natural the early stages in the life-history must receive due attention.

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  • For two years the real government rested with the prince and the council.

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  • At one end of each rail the flange spread out to form a foot which rested on a cross sleeper, being secured to the latter by a spike passing through a central hole, and above this foot the rail was so shaped as to form a socket into which was fitted the end of the next rail.

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  • He was created count of Poitiers in 1356, and was made the king's lieutenant in southern France, though the real power rested chiefly with John of Armagnac, whose daughter Jeanne he married in 1360.

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  • Naundorff's story rested on a series of complicated intrigues.

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  • The severe impartiality of the sacred historian has concealed no feature in this dark picture, - the brutal passion of Amnon, the shameless counsel of the wily Jonadab, the " black scowl " 1 that rested on the face of Absalom through two long years of meditated revenge, the panic of the court when the blow was struck and Amnon was assassinated in the midst of his brethren.

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  • at Pavia in 1525; and the balance of power upon which England's influence rested was destroyed.

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  • In reality matters now rested with the troops outside.

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  • Napoleon's powers as First Consul for Life were so wide as to render much extension both superfluous and impossible; but we may note here that the senate now gained a further accession of authority at the expense of the two legislative bodies; and practically legislation rested with the emperor, who sent his decrees to the senate to be registered as senatus consulta.

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  • He believed that, imposing as his position was, it rested on the prestige won by matchless triumphs.

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  • Even Davout, minister of war, advised him that the destinies of France rested solely with the chambers.

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  • It is certain that the first four volumes were written if not printed before that method was promulgated, and when the fame of Linnaeus as a zoologist rested on little more than the very meagre sixth edition of the Systema Naturae and the first edition of his Fauna Suecica.

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  • The skull and sternum were at the time unknown, and indeed the whole order, without doubt entirely extinct, rested exclusively on the celebrated fossil, then unique, Archaeopteryx.

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  • In some cases, however, as for example in the ducal palace itself, if the clay appeared sufficiently firm, the piles were dispensed with and the foundations went up directly from the oak platform which rested immediately on the clay.

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  • The body of St Mark formerly rested here, but is now within the high altar.

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  • Bacon's fame in popular estimation has always rested on his mechanical discoveries.

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  • Characteristically meditative, he rested with a secure footing on the great central truths of Christianity, and recognized strongly their essential reasonableness and harmony.

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  • in length but is sometimes as much as 15 or 20 ft., and as its valve-stem projects downwards beyond the bottom, it empties itself when rested upon the bottom of the waste-trough.

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  • Reason and Scripture seemed to him the only grounds on which a true doctrine of the Lord's supper could be rested.

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  • The body of Queen Eleanor rested here for a night on its journey to Westminster, and a cross, of which there is now no trace, was subsequently erected in the market-place.

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  • Berthelot, " alchemy rested partly on the industrial processes of the ancient Egyptians, partly on the speculative theories of the Greek philosophers, and partly on the mystical reveries of the Gnostics and Alexandrians."

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  • The equivalence of the four hydrogen atoms of methane rested on indirect evidence, e.g.

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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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  • "In six days God created the world, on the seventh He rested.

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  • There is evidence to show that the arrangement for this " publishing of Truth" rested mainly with Fox, and that the expenses of it and of the foreign missions were borne out of a common fund.

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  • On the contrary, they see that a manifest blessing has rested on women's preaching, and they regard its almost universal prohibition as a relic of the seclusion of women which was customary in the countries where Christianity took its rise.

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  • They rested here with the coffin.

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  • In the district that bore this designation, lying close to the Appian Way, the basilica of San Sebastiano was erected, and the extensive burial-vaults beneath that church - in which, according to tradition, the bodies of the apostles St Peter and St Paul rested for a year and seven months previous to their removal to the basilicas which bear their names - were, in very early times, called from it coemeterium ad catacumbas, or catacumbas alone.

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  • Thus the wreck of the Grande Armee, now not more than fifty thousand strong, reached Smolensk on the 9th and there rested till the 14th.

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  • 15th, 1900), the first of a series intended to correct and replace Renan's presentation of that great subject, was promptly censured by Cardinal Richard, archbishop of Paris; and though scholarly and zealous ecclesiastics, such as the Jesuit Pere Durand and Monseigneur Mignot, archbishop of Albi, defended the general method and several conclusions of the article, the aged cardinal never rested henceforward till he had secured a papal condemnation also.

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  • This also permitted of the troops in the trenches being relieved and rested at frequent intervals.

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  • at Jerablus, Sakhchegeuzu, Euyuk, Arslan Tepe, &c. Columns, probably of wood, rested on bases carved as winged lions.

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  • 1) by way of preparation for the coming "kingdom of heaven," and implied that the Jew so baptized no longer rested in his privileged position as a child of Abraham.

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  • Moreover where there was no transport or solution of the soil thus produced it would necessarily show some similarity in composition to the rock on which it rested.

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  • Since the authority of the League rested primarily on the moral support of its members, allied in common trade interests and acquiescing in the able leadership of Lubeck, its only means of compulsion was the "Verhansung," or exclusion of a recalcitrant town from the benefits of the trade privileges of the League.

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  • The empire of the Fatimites (q.v.) rested on Berber support, and from that time forth till the advent of the Turks the dynasties of North Africa were really native, even when they claimed descent from some illustrious Arab stock.

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  • In its earlier form this opinion rested chiefly on certain misinterpreted testimonies in Greek authors about a god 'Iaco, and was conclusively refuted by Baudissin; recent adherents of the theory build more largely on the occurrence in various parts of this territory of proper names of persons ' See Hebrew Religion.

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  • The duke of Cumberland rested here on the way to Culloden.

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  • His high appreciation of Christianity, which contrasts with the contemptuous estimate of the contemporary rationalists, rested on a firm belief in its essential humanity, to which fact, and not to conscious deception, he attributes its success.

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  • It was a searching analysis of the financial and moral grounds on which the impost rested, and a historical justification and eulogy of it.

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  • But their skill as decorators was as great as its range was wide, and they produced a multitude of masterpieces on which alone Japans ceramic fame might safely be rested.

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  • It was an open palanquin, V-shaped in cross section, slung from a pole which rested on the shoulders of two bearers.

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  • 2 1918), their delegates at the peace negotiations of Brest Litovsk, in March 1918, on the contrary upheld against Trotsky the authority of the Lithuanian Council of State despite the fact that they had previously refused to regard it as the" legal representative of Lithuania."Their last argument rested upon this, that" Germany had recognized Lithuania's independence only on the condition that the conventions to be concluded, among them, of course, the form of constitution and the choice of a ruler, shall correspond to German interests "(Nordd.

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  • He held that the Hebrew must be read without points, and his interpretation rested largely on fanciful symbolism.

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  • In an age when the foundations of the system on which society had rested for centuries were seriously shaken, such subjects as the right of the magistrate to interfere with the belief of the individual, and the limits of his authority over conscience, naturally assumed a prominence hitherto unknown.'

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  • With the continuance of military power over details, the public could not understand where responsibility really rested.

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  • These interviews settled the preliminaries of an alliance; but they rested on the assumption that the theological feud between Wittenberg and Zurich could be removed, or its violence at least abated.

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  • The mapping of Tanganyika, which long rested on the surveys of Mr E.

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  • He was zealous also in the cause of foreign missions, and in a sermon preached at the opening of the new century he urged that a supreme obligation rested upon Britain at this epoch in the world's history to seek to evangelize all nations.

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  • Amphorae either rested on a foot, or ended in a point so that they had to be fixed in the ground.

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  • 1-9 (J), mankind, after the deluge, travelled from the mountain of the East, where the ark had rested, and settled in Shinar.

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  • So the power of the pope no longer rested upon his headship of the Church or his authority as a secular prince, but on a far more comprehensive claim to universal dominion.

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  • The tangent scale moved freely in a socket fixed to the gun; its lower end rested on one of the cams, cut to a correct curve.

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  • Like others of the Reformers he had been led independently to preach justification by faith and to declare that Jesus Christ was the one and only Mediator between sinful man and God; but his construction rested upon what he regarded as biblical conceptions of the nature of God and man rather than upon such private personal experiences as those which Luther had made basal.

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  • They rested upon the supposed antiquity of a body of Waldensian literature, which modern criticism has shown to have been tampered with.

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  • its front rested on Staten Island and Long Island, whose surface features, and a part of whose area, are due to the deposits along the ice front, including terminal moraines and outwash gravel plains.

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  • This rested on the fear of the Iroquois for the French and their hope of protection from the English.

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  • In the war the advantage rested with the Basutos; thereupon the Free State appealed to Sir George Grey, who induced Moshesh to come to terms. On the 15th of October 1858 a treaty was signed defining anew the boundary.

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  • The Russians' semicircle, now contracted, rested on the Taitszeho above and below the town, and their forces were massed most closely on either side of the " Mandarin " road that the 1st Army had followed.

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  • The abbey of Corvey, where rested the bones of St Vitus, the patron saint of Saxony, soon became a centre of learning for the country, and the Saxons undertook with the eagerness of converts the conversion of their heathen neighbours.

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  • The clergy and laity of a diocese together elected their bishop, as they had done before; but no one could become a bishop against the will of the king, and the confirmation of their choice rested with him.

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  • In point of fact the one rested on old Hebrew tradition, the other had taken shape mainly under Canaanite influence, and in most of its features was little more than the crassest nature-worship. In this respect there was no distinction between the Temple of Zion and other shrines, or rather it was just in the greatest sanctuary with the most stately ritual that foreign influences had most play, as we see alike in the original institutions of Solomon and in the innovations of Ahaz (2 Kings xvi.

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  • But this imposing superstructure rested on the flimsiest of foundations.

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  • The Southerners undeniably rested on their laurels, and enabled McClellan, who was now called to the chief military command at Washington, to raise, organize and train the famous Army of the Potomac, which, in defeat and victory, won its reputation as one of the finest armies of modern history.

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  • General Lee's offensive operations now ended, though Stuart's cavalry rejoined the main army at night and followed the enemy on July 2 to Evelington Heights, while Lee rested his army.

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  • And further, by inviting them to loosen, though not exactly to dissolve, their political allegiance - the very thing that gave them stability - it removed the foundation on which they rested.

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  • They both urged society towards the abolition of the previously prevailing industrial policy of European governments; and their arguments against that policy rested essentially on the same grounds.

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  • 2 Lopez said he acted as Maximilian's agent, but his story rested on an alleged letter from Maximilian which was discredited as a forgery.

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  • It may be held as undoubted that the later Manichaeans celebrated mysteries analogous to Christian baptism and the Lord's Supper, which may have rested upon ancient consecration rites and other ceremonies instituted by Mani himself and having their origin in nature worship.

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  • I, 2) upon the power of the Federal government to lay direct taxes has been interpreted by the Supreme Court, by a bare majority, in such a way as to make very difficult, if not impossible, the imposition of an income tax (although, it may be added, such taxes had been unanimously held constitutional by the court in earlier decisions, which rested in turn upon interpretations of the constitutional provision just referred to given by the court when it counted among its members justices who had been members of the convention that framed the constitution).

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  • Happily for Kaikobad, the princes mistrusted the power of the Egyptian, and it proved a difficult task to penetrate through the mountainous, well-fortified accesses to the interior of Asia Minor, so that the advantage rested with Kaikobad, who took Kharput, and for some time even held Harran, Ar-Roha and Rakka (1232).

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  • But when the prophets were succeeded by the scribes, the interpreters of the written word, and the yoke of foreign oppressors rested on the land, Yahweh's kingship, which presupposed a living nation, found not even the most inadequate expression in daily political life.

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  • Both armies now rested for some weeks, during which interval Wellington gained the confidence of the inhabitants by his unsparing repression of marauding, his business-like payment for supplies, and the excellent discipline which he maintained.

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  • The choice of this officer rested nominally with the house itself, but in practice was always dictated by the court.

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  • The whole group of buildings stood in an enclosure (tun) surrounded by a stockade (burg), which perhaps rested on an earthwork, though this is disputed.

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  • Mr Chamberlain rested his case largely on the alleged diminution in British trade, and the statistics therefore required investigation before the government could adopt any such programme.

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  • Such was the general situation of the readers of this epistle, men who rested partly on the Gospel and partly on Judaism.

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  • The burden of superintending these missions and providing funds for their support rested on Dr Coke, who took his place as the missionary bishop of Methodism.

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  • Inasmuch as Clement was compelled to make terms with this new power which had established itself against him in the very centre of his dominion, the victory may fairly be said to have rested with the commune.

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  • His immense authority narrowly escaped destruction but a stone's-throw from the Lateran palace; but Italy the victory finally rested with him, since the Roman people could no* dispense with the Roman Church, to which it owed its existence.

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  • (1644-1655) the favour of the Curia was transferred from France, where it had rested for over forty years, to the House of Habsburg, where it remained, save for the brief reign of Clement IX.

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  • The pope sacrificed the national aspirations of his subjects to his international relations as head of the Church; and he sacrificed their craving for liberty to the alliance with autocracy on which rested the continued existence of the temporal power.

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  • In the days of Tyre's greatness her power rested directly on the colonies, which, unlike those of Greece, remained subject to the mother-city, and paid tithes of their revenues to its chief god, Melqarth, and sent envoys annually to his feast.

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  • Among the subjects of antiquarian interest are Queenzie Neuk, the spot where Queen Mary rested on her journey to Langside, the old steeple and pillory built in the reign of Charles I., the Mote Hill, the old Runic cross, and the carved gateway in the palace park.

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  • In its own age, chivalry rested practically, like the highest civilization of ancient Greece and Rome, on slave labour; 9 and if many of its 8 Dallaway's Heraldry, p. 303.

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  • But when the Hundred Years' War brought a real national conflict between England and France, when archery became of supreme importance, and a large proportion even of the cavalry were mercenary soldiers, then the exigencies of serious warfare swept away much of that outward display and those class-conventions on which chivalry had always rested.

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  • 34, 35, of the cloud which rested on the tabernacle when it was filled with "the glory of the Lord."

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  • Of all the European nations France was the one on which Jacobite hopes mainly rested, and the warm sympathy which Cardinal Tencin, who had succeeded Fleury as French minister, felt for the Old Pretender resulted in a definite scheme for an invasion of England to be timed simultaneously with a prearranged Scottish rebellion.

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  • A fortnight later, however, Charles raised the siege of Stirling, and after a weary though successful march rested his troops at Inverness.

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  • "He never rested," writes a biographer, "he was always engaged in providing for the interests of his people, or in writing some composition worthy of the church, or in searching out the secrets of heaven by the grace of contemplation."

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  • 557) rested on a strong viva voce tradition that was early put into writing by a competent hand.

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  • The lines laid down by St Basil have continued ever since to be the lines in which Greek and Slavonic monasticism has rested, the new multitudinous modifications of the monastic ideal, developed in such abundance in the Latin Church, having no counterpart in the Greek.

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  • The latter had formed up his army between Heppignies and St Amand in what was then considered an ideal position; a double barrier of marshy brooks was in front, each flank rested on a village, and the space between, open upland, fitted his army exactly.

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  • The top of the mercury was heated by steam, the lower end rested on an iron plate cooled by ice.

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  • It was already surrounded by a wall of crude brick, which rested on stone foundations and was strengthened at certain points by courses of burnt brick.

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  • The obligation to insure rested on all who were in receipt of wages of not more than two pounds a week.

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  • The Conservatives were prepared to vote for it; the Radicals and Centre opposed it; the decision rested with the National Liberals, and they were willing to accept it on condition that the clause was omitted which allowed the state governments to exclude individuals from districts in which the state of siege had been proclaimed.

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  • Between the emperor, with whom the final direction of policy rested, and his subordinates, the chancellor often.

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  • Their conclusion rested on the supposed elimination of all known physical causes for the movements; but it is doubtful from the description of the experiments whether the precautions taken were sufficient to exclude unconscious muscular action or even deliberate fraud.

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  • A war with Hungary was the result, but on this occasion victory rested with Ottakar, and by a treaty made with Bela, in March 1261, he was recognized as duke of Styria.

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  • sema in the Hellespont in which victory on the whole rested with the Athenians (Aug.

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  • It was upon the system of Greek and Macedonian cities, planted by Alexander and his successors, that their work rested, and though their dynasties crumbled, their work remained.

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  • The crypt dates from about the 6th century and is dedicated to Sitt Miriam (the Lady Mary), from a tradition that in the flight into Egypt the Virgin and Child rested at this spot.

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  • At Mataria was a sycamore-tree, the successor of a tree which decayed in 1665, venerated as being that beneath which the Holy Family rested on their flight into Egypt.

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  • He was at first under the tutelage of the Slav Burjuwn, whose policy it was to favor the Turkish element in the army as against the Maghribine, on which the strength of the Fatimites had till then rested; his conduct of affairs was vigorous and successful, and he concluded a peace with the Greek emperor.

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  • So matters rested until in 1905 in consequence of lawlessness among the Bedouins of the peninsula a British official was appointed commandant and inspector of the peninsula and certain administrative measures taken.

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  • The monarchy, now dominant, and far wealthier than before, rested upon the support of the great nobles, many of whom held their lands by feudal tenure, and constituted the royal Raad, or council.

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  • Immediately on the axle (6Ecov, axis), without springs of any kind, rested the basket or body (S14pos) of the chariot, which consisted of a floor to stand on, and a semicircular guard round the front about half the height of the driver.

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  • It will be seen that the Press Bureau had no power to insist upon the submission of matter for censorship. The responsibility rested with the editor, who could publish what he thought fit, subject to complying with the Defence of the Realm Regulations.

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  • It was the site of a Premonstratensian abbey built by Fergus, and it was here that Queen Mary rested in her flight from the field of Langside (May 13, 1568).

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  • with his court and army rested here on the way to raise the siege of Berwick.

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  • Lethington had not left her, but he was overlooked; Lennox and the impracticable Darnley were neglected; and the dangerous earl of Morton, a Douglas, had to tremble for his lands and office as chancellor, while Mary rested on her foreign secretary, the upstart David Riccio; on Sir James Balfour, noted for falseness even in that age; and on Bothwell.

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  • Even during the period that the Assyrian monarchs exercised complete sway over the south, they rested their claims to the control of Babylonia on the approval of Marduk, and they or their representatives never failed to perform the ceremony of "taking the hand" of Marduk, which was the formal method of assuming the throne in Babylonia.

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  • The need which drove Antiochus to this sacrilege rested heavily upon his successor Seleucus IV.

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  • At each original depot they rested a day and gave the dogs a full feed from the stores; but on Nov.

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  • The judicial committee, however, rested its decision chiefly on the allegation that the acquisition of the territory was an act of state and that "no municipal court had authority to enforce such an obligation" as the duty of the new government to respect existing titles.

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  • They indeed rested their claims on the undeniable priority of their services to the faith, but they also appealed to their blood relationship with the Prophet as a corroboration of their right to the inheritance; and the ties of blood connected them with the Koreish in general.

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  • Aristotle's logic has often been called formal logic; it was really a technical logic of syllogism analysed into linguistic elements, and of science rested on an empirical basis.

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  • Mill's device rested special inductions of causation upon the laws that every event has a cause, and every cause has always the same effect.

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  • It rested these in turn upon a general induction enumerative in character of enormous and practically infinite range and always uncontradicted.

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  • The name of Ararat also applies to the Assyrian Urardhu, the country in which the Ark rested after the Deluge (Gen.

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  • It is only natural that the highest and most striking mountain in the district should have been regarded as that upon which the Ark rested, and that the old name of the country should have been transferred to it.

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  • Alvarado, was recognized by the Mexican government, which had again inclined to federalism and, besides, did not take the matter very seriously, the local government rested simply on local sentiment.

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  • Leiberg, " Forest Conditions in the Northern Sierra Nevada " (1902); California Board of Forestry, Reports (1885-); semi-revolutionary rulers of 1831-1832 and 1836 (Alvarado), whose title rested on revolution, or on local choice under a national statute regarding gubernatorial vacancies.

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  • The serpent of the water is also the serpent of the great sea upon which the earth rested.'

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  • Already in The Church in the Roman Empire (1893) he held that the Codex Bezae rested on a recension made in Asia Minor (somewhere between Ephesus and S.

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  • Corps on the Montello, the II., which had been in line between Pederobba and the Montello, occupied in preparing defensive positions, going back to be rested and re-fitted with the rest of the II.

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  • When the Burgesses undertook in May 1769 to declare in vigorous resolutions that the right and power of taxation, direct and indirect, rested with the local assembly, the governor hastily dissolved them, but only to find the same men assembling in the Raleigh tavern in Williamsburg and issuing forth their resolutions in defiance of executive authority.

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  • This power rested upon his earnest and commanding personality, and also upon the support which he received from the German church, the possession of a valuable private domain, and the care with which he exacted feudal dues from his dependents.

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  • The whole system of the Jesuits rested on a basis of free-will.

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  • These in turn split into two principal groups - the Adoptianists and the Modalists - the former holding Christ to be the man chosen of God, on whom the Holy Spirit rested in a quite unique sense, and who after toil and suffering, through His oneness of will with God, became divine, the latter maintaining Christ to be a manifestation of God Himself.

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  • Once at a village where he rested the Blessed One (Buddha) addressed his brethren and said: "It is through not understanding and grasping four Noble Truths, 0 brethren, that we have had to run so long, to wander so long in this weary path of transmigration, both you and I."

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  • Both these rules, however, proved difficult of enforcement and seem to have rested only on a vague basis of public opinion; twice-married men (digami) were admitted to the priesthood by Pope Calixtus I.

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  • It is still used where hand printing prevails, and it was this form of press which was employed by William Morris at his famous, but short-lived, Kelmscott Press, the upright frame or staple, of iron; the feet of this staple rested upon two pieces of substantial timber dovetailed into a cross, which formed a base or foundation for the in the production of many sumptuous books, the most celebrated of which was the Chaucer, a large folio volume, illustrated by Sir Edward Burne-Jones.

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  • As an oriental work among an oriental people the moral and spiritual influence of the Talmud has rested upon its connexion with a history which appealed to the imagination and the feelings, upon its heterogeneity of contents suitable for all moods and minds, and upon the unifying and regulative effects of its legalism.

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  • For many years the New York courts held that this doctrine was not in force there, but in 1893 the legislature repealed the provisions of the revised statutes on which these decisions rested and restored the ancient law.

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  • Indifferent to theological, or even to patriotic, considerations, his plans to protect the reformers rested upon two main principles - unity among the Protestants at home and military aid from abroad.

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  • 632, with the accession of Yazdegerd III., the last king of their faith and the last lawful sovereign of Iran, on whom rested the god-given Royal Glory of Ormuzd.

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  • The arbitrators declined to give a verdict, but the general impression was that victory rested with Eck.

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  • This position is assumed throughout the treatise, and as against the deists with justice, for their whole argument rested upon the presupposition of the existence of God, the perfect Ruler of the world.

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  • Such is the scene which Solomon is said to have invited his Indian bride to gaze upon for the last time, as they rested on the crags of the southern buttress of the Takhtwhere his shrine exists to this day.

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  • II), rested part of their claim to superiority over Paul on (b), possibly even as having done service to Christ when on earth (2 Cor.

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  • Where his written authorities are not palpably inconsistent with each other or with probability he accepts and transcribes their record without any further inquiry, nor does he ever attempt to get behind this record in order to discover the original evidence on which it rested.

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  • that a curse rested on any benefit.

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  • Although the advantage at first rested with Alexander, he gradually lost it, and his supporters dwindled away.

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  • It rested on a solid basis of mutual affection and of common studies, the different temperaments of the two scholars securing them against the disagreements of rivalry or jealousy.

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  • The new military government, however, rested on no solid foundation, and its leaders quickly found themselves without any influence.

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  • But it rested with us to develop it, and it is this responsibility which is referred to in the words - " that we may not be condemned with the world " (1 Cor.

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  • In 1867-1877 the government was in the hands of the department of war, although the customs were from the beginning collected by the department of the treasury, with which the effective control rested from 1877 until the passage of the socalled Organic Act of 17th May 1884.

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  • This appropriation was made regularly after 1855 (save in 1861-1867), and since 1875 has rested on a constitutional provision.

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  • due east of Kapilavastu, the teacher, being then eighty years of age, had rested for a short time in a grove at Pawa, presented to the society by a goldsmith of that place named Chunda.

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  • There Gotama rested again, and bathed for the last time.

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  • After halting again and again the party at length reached the river Hiranyavati, close by Kusinara, and there for the last time the teacher rested.

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  • The roof rested on six pillars; the door was raised above the ground and approached by a stair (probably on account of the floods which often swept the valley); and worshippers left their shoes under the stair before entering.

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  • The roof now rested on three pillars, and the height was raised one-half.

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  • We know that the rites at Mozdalifa were originally connected with a holy hill bearing the name of the god Quzah (the Edomite Koze) whose bow is the rainbow, and there is reason to think that the ifadas from Arafa and Quzah, which were not made as now after sunset and before sunrise, but when the sun rested on the tops of the mountains, were ceremonies of farewell and salutation to the sun-god.

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  • A hill, as it were, of fresh water rested in the interstices of the rock upon the salt water, and continuing to press downwards, forced out the salt water even below the level of the sea.

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  • It is interesting to record that during the construction of the works the implements of Neolithic man were found, near the margin of the modern lake, below the peat, and above the alluvial clay on which it rested.

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  • In January 1910 the Prussian policy was again arraigned in the German parliament in connexion with the "Kattowitz incident," Herr von Delbriick justifying the removal of a number of minor officials, for voting for Polish candidates at a municipal election, on the ground that the officials of the empire deserted the ground on which the constitution of the empire rested if they failed to support Prussia in her struggle (The Times, January 13, 1910, 5 d.).

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  • In Hardgate Street is "Bothwell Castle," the town house of the earl of Bothwell, where Mary Queen of Scots rested on her way to Dunbar.

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  • On the constitutional convention rested, then, all hope of saving Kansas for slavery; and that would be impossible if they should submit their handiwork to the people.

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  • This inquest was made by the writ Quo Warranto, by which each landholder was invited to show the charter or warrant in which his claims rested.

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  • The baronage were angry and suspicious, for many of their customary rights rested on immemorial and unchartered antiquity, while others were usurpations from the weakness of John or Henry III.

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  • were irreconcilable Yorkists who had suffered by the change of dynasty; but their hopes of success rested less on their own strength than on the not ill-founded notion that England would tire of any ruler who had to raise taxes and reward his partisans.

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  • Such a discovery as that which showed that the False Decretals, on which so much of the power of the papacy rested, were mere 9th-century forgeries struck deep at the roots of the whole traditional relation between church and state.

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  • It was known that they looked for the principle on which the queens throne rested to the national act of the Revolution, rather than to the birth of the sovereign as the daughter of James II., whilst popular feeling ~referred, however inconsistently, to attach itself to some fragment of hereditary right.

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  • Even in Pitts day England, however imperfectly, rested its strength on the popular will.

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  • The two sections of which the government was composed had different aims. The Rockingham section, which now looked up to Fox, rested on aristocratic connection and influence; the Shelburne section was anxious to gain popular support by active reforms, and to gain over the king to their side.

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  • By these things we may see that peerage law in old time rested upon the pleasure of the sovereign and upon no ascertained and unvarying custom.

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  • Much of the responsibility for this injustice rested with Leibnitz, who would never recognize the incontestable greatness of one who was constantly his adversary, and whom he dismissed as "vir parum jurisconsultus et minime philosophus."

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  • In his second address (1853) he criticized Elie de Beaumont's theory of the elevation of mountain-chains and showed the imperfect evidence on which it rested.

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  • Although he knew and acted on the principle that "a statesman is a practical character," whose business is to "serve the country according to its present necessities," he was unable to confine his vision to the nearer consequences of whatever policy, or course of action, or group of conditions it rested on.

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  • No such prepossessions disturbed his vision when it was bent upon the rising problems of the time, or rested on the machinery of government and the kind of men who worked it and their ways of working.

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  • The custom whereby the inhabitants of a district were responsible for any crime or injury committed by one of their number is old and widespread; it prevailed in England before the Norman Conquest, and is an outcome of the earlier principle whereby this responsibility rested on kinship. Thus a law of Edgar (d.

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  • The substance of the relations between the emperor and himself, he declared, rested on mutual good-will, and added: "I must lay it down most emphatically that the prerogative of the emperor's personal initiative must not be curtailed, and will not be curtailed, by any chancellor..

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  • This repugnance to believe blindly what rested on arbitrary authority, as distinguished from what was seen to be sustained by self-evident reason, or by demonstration, or by good probable evidence, runs through his life.

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  • He rested this sovereignty on virtual mutual contract on the part of the people themselves to be so governed.

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  • His own faith in Christianity rested on its moral excellence when it is received in its primitive simplicity, combined with the miracles which accompanied its original promulgation.

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  • If one were to ask him what the substance is in which this colour and that taste or smell inhere, " he would find himself in a difficulty like that of the Indian, who, after saying that the world rested on an elephant, and the elephant on a broad-backed tortoise, could only suppose the tortoise to rest on ` Something, I know not what.'

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  • g Philosophically it rested upon Neoplatonism, but its development in strict connexion with Christian orthodoxy begins in the 12th century with Bernard of Clairvaux and Hugo of St Victor.

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  • the learned differed; therefore he could not fairly be blamed for following any opinion that rested on the authority of even a single doctor; therefore his confessor must be authorized to hold him guiltless if any such " probable" opinion could be produced in his favour; nay, it was his duty to suggest such an opinion, even though opposed to his own, if it would relieve the conscience under his charge from a depressing burden.

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  • The long prevalent estimation of Priscillian as a heretic and Manichaean rested upon Augustine, Turibius of Astorga, Leo the Great and Orosius, although at the Council of Toledo in 400, fifteen years after Priscillian's death, when his case was reviewed, the most serious charge that could be brought was the error of language involved in rendering a',' ni ros by innascibilis.

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  • The Land Law of 1860, known as Deasy's Act, had been based on the principle that every tenancy rested on contract either expressed or implied.

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  • His unshaken conviction of his mission made him conscious of the responsibility which rested on him, but hid from him the hopeless defect in the coup d'etat.

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  • He rested at the island of Tinian, and then made his way to Macao in November 1742.

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  • Spartiates were absolutely debarred by law from trade or manufacture, which consequently rested in the hands of the perioeci (q.v.), and were forbidden to possess either gold or silver, the currency consisting of bars of iron: but there can be no doubt that this prohibition was evaded in various ways.

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  • whose cold decree ordained most of the rigorous sentences, but the stain of blood rested on the cardinals robe and made his reasons of state pass for private vengeance.

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  • Choiseul did not hesitate to attack through lits de justice or by exile a judiciary oligarchy which doubtless rested its pretensions merely on wealth, high birth, or that e!icroaching spirit that was the only counteracting agency to the monarchy.

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  • Well knowing that his fortunes rested on the delighted acquiescence of France, Napoleon expected to continue indefinitely fashioning public opinion according to his pleasure.

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

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  • Silvela endeavoured to unite in what he styled a Modern Conservative party the bulk of the followers of Canovas; the Ultramontanes, who were headed by General Polavieja and Seor Pidal; the Catalan Regionalists, whose leader, Duran y Bas, became a cabinet minister; and his own personal following, of whom the most prominent were the home secretary, Seor Dato, and the talented and energetic finance minister, Seor Villaverde, upon whose shoulders rested the heaviest part of the task of the new cabinet.

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