Resting-place sentence example

resting-place
  • This final moult is effected soon after the insect's appearance in the winged form; the creature seeks a temporary resting-place, the pellicle splits down the back, and the now perfect insect comes forth, often differing very greatly in colours and markings from the condition in which it was only a few moments before.

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  • By his eminent labours in cellular pathology, Virchow, and Metchnikoff later, gave the last blow to the mere humoral pathology which, after an almost unchallenged prevalence for some two thousand years, now finds a resting-place only in our nurseries.

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  • The town and district form a small ethnographical island, having been peopled in the 18th century by a colony of Takruri from Darfur, who, finding the spot a convenient resting-place for their fellow-pilgrims on their way to Mecca and back, obtained permission from the negus of Abyssinia to make a permanent settlement.

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  • The resting-place of `Ali is represented by a silver tomb with windows grated with silver bars and a door with a great silver lock.

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  • According to Homer, his resting-place was the island of Pharos, near the mouth of the Nile; in Virgil his home is the .island of Carpathus, between Crete and Rhodes.

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  • The extraterrestrial bodies which happen to find a resting-place on the earth are studied under the name of meteorites (q.v.).

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  • A like result has been produced when, in response to Ultramontane agitation, interdicts have been placed on churchyards in which non-Catholics have found their last resting-place.

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  • The serious thinker will always repeat the words of Kant that, in itself, scepticism is " not a permanent resting-place for human reason."

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  • The cemetery, the last resting-place of the brethren, lay to the north side of the nave of the church (H).

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  • The only doubt which was felt was as to whether the bodies of the saints should be divided, and removed from their original resting-place.

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  • He led his companions into the desert, and having exhorted the serpents and wild beasts, in the name of the Prophet, to retire, he struck his spear into the ground exclaiming "Here is your Kairawan" (resting-place), so naming the city.'

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  • His name is commemorated by the town of Salihia, which he built in the year 1246 as a resting-place for his armies on their marches through the desert from Egypt to Palestine.

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  • If the first resting-place of the Polynesians was in that group, there is good reason to believe that Samoa was the first permanent home of the race.

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  • A marble slab marks the former resting-place of William the Conqueror.

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  • Whether the tradition which makes Ararat the resting-place of Noah's Ark is of any historical value or not, there is at least poetical fitness in the hypothesis, inasmuch as this mountain is about equally distant from the Black Sea and the Caspian, from the Mediterranean and the Persian Gulf.

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  • Another tradition - accepted by the Kurds, Syrians and Nestorians - fixes on Mount Judi, in the south of Armenia, on the left bank of the Tigris, near Jezire, as the Ark's resting-place.

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  • According to the Babylonian account, the resting-place of the Ark was "on the Mountain of Nizir," which some writers have identified with Mount Rowanduz, and others with Mount Elburz, near Teheran.

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  • The attendants then raise the body to its final resting-place, lay it upon its stony bed, and retire.

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  • It was his most cherished ambition to see before he died an adequate Roman Catholic cathedral in Westminster, and he laboured untiringly to secure subscriptions, with the result that its foundation stone was laid in 1895, and that when he died, on the r9th of June 1903, the building was so far complete that a Requiem Mass was said there over his body before it was removed to its resting-place at Mill Hill Park.

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  • With verse 3 " Judah migrated from oppression; From greatness of servitude; She settled among the nations, Without finding a resting-place," cf.

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  • Oysters cannot thrive where the ground is composed of moving sand or where mud is deposited; consequently, since the size and number of these places are very limited, only a very small percentage of the young oysters can find a resting-place, and the remainder perish.

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  • The key to reach this resting place is to keep the right hand continuously in contact with the hedge from first to last, going round all the stops.

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  • He would be travelling, he said, to all quarters of the kingdom, and must therefore have a mound by which to recognize his parents' resting-place.

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  • It is situated two camel marches (the resting-place being Bahra or Hadda), or about 45 m.

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  • Beyond the gate, in a place called the Hajun, is the chief cemetery, commonly called el Ma'la, and said to be the resting-place of many of the companions of Mahomet.

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  • There are monuments to the two former in the town, while the resting-place of the latter in the cemetery is marked by a less pretentious memorial.

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  • Erskine is commemorated by a statue in front of his church and a sarcophagus over his grave in the abbey churchyard; Gillespie by a marble tablet on the wall above his resting-place within the abbey.

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  • So in still later tradition, all the sons of Jacob with the exception of Joseph find their last resting-place at Hebron, and in Jewish prayers for the dead it is besought that their souls may be bound up with those of the patriarchs, or that they may go to the cave of Machpelah and thence to the Cherubim.

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  • War-worn knights chose it as a resting-place of their last years.

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  • During the 1800's the pub was a popular resting place for welsh cattle drovers on their way to Northampton Market.

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  • His last resting place is marked only by a small headstone with " John Dickinson, 1808 ", engraved thereon.

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  • Kranji Cemetery Singapore is now the resting place for all British and Allied service men and women plus other ex patriots.

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  • There is a good serai or inn for native travellers, and a dak bungalow or resting-place for Europeans.

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  • It is equally active and courageous, not rarely attacking persons who approach too near to its resting-place.

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  • By means of their mouth they fasten to stones, boats, &c., as well as to other fishes, their object being to obtain a resting-place on the former, whilst they attach themselves to the latter to derive nourishment from them.

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  • They speak of moving society, but have no resting-place without it.

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  • The double next to me was apparently the resting place of an incubus (a demon that has sexual intercourse with sleeping women).

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  • Mere Knolls is the final resting place of several war casualties too, as well as pitman and Sunderland shipyard owner Robert Thompson.

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  • It was a somewhat somber team that collected at Balquidder church at Rob Roy 's final resting place in the sleeting rain.

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  • How could five old men tottering away to their final resting place be enthusiastic on the reception of a stranger?

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  • Like other skippers it has a fast whirring flight, which often ends up with a return to its original resting place.

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  • These serve to give your eyes a resting place to break up the multiple patterns.

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  • Are you designing this bathroom with the intention of reselling your home in the near future, or is this your final resting place?

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  • A bedroom with a lot of design located in window treatments, throw pillows, rugs or art work can make use of maple in the furniture to allow a resting place in the design.

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  • Arlington National Cemetery is the final resting place on many of the country's fallen soldiers.

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  • One of the architectural hightlights is the Catedral de San Juan, a magnificent church which dates back to 1540 and it is the final resting place of the explorer, Ponce de Leon.

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  • She anchors the sacs to one side of her resting place near the center of her web to protect them from ants and other possible predators.

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  • Simple, or ornate, colorful or monochromatic, the backsplash should be a resting place for the eye within the kitchen.

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  • Ryu's village is the resting place of the Dark Dragon Blade, which is great for the "coolness" factor, but bad when the Vigor Empire comes knocking, and by knocking I mean killing everyone in the village and steals the blade.

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  • Arlington National Cemetery, located in Arlington, Virginia, may have started as a final resting place for Civil War casualties, but it now serves as an expansive cemetery and well-known memorial.

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  • This company is all-inclusive, meaning they can handle every detail from the initial arrangements to the final resting place.

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  • Mobile Pet Cemetery allows owners to find a suitable final resting place for beloved pets.

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  • Personalizing a gravestone with headstone phrases or epitaphs will add a special touch to the final resting place of your loved one.

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  • Designer caskets and coffins allow you to create the final resting place for your loved one.

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  • Sometimes it can help to have people around you, supporting you through this time and assist you in making decisions about your loved one's final resting place.

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  • Or maybe you are a tourist looking for a perfect resting place to dine on some of the best foods San Francisco has to offer.

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  • Shelf bras are little more that a resting place for your breasts.

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  • I've chosen the sea shore as the final resting place for my little beauty.

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  • Where shall I choose as her final resting place?

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  • That's a resting place to die for.

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  • Far stronger than boys many years older than he was, he bent and lifted her, carrying her to her permanent resting place.

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  • Diodorus says that the rock at the back of the palace containing the royal sepulchres is so steep that the bodies could be raised to their last resting-place only by mechanical appliances.

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  • In fulfilment of a vow to visit the Holy Sepulchre, which he could not accomplish in person, Bruce requested Douglas to carry his heart there, but his faithful follower perished on the way, fighting in Spain against the Moors, and the heart of Bruce, recovered by Sir William Keith, found its resting-place at Melrose.

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  • If a fair copy was ever made its resting-place is unknown.

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  • I placed flowers on her road side resting place.

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  • After the " final splice," as it is termed, between these ends has been made, the bight, made fast to a slip rope, is lowered overboard, the slip rope cut, and the cable allowed to sink by its own weight to its resting-place on the sea bed.

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  • The palm branch, which is also of frequent occurrence, is not an indisputable mark of the last resting-place of a martyr, being found in connexion with epitaphs of persons dying natural deaths, or those prepared by persons in their lifetime, as well as in those of little children, and even of pagans.

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  • After careful examination of the nine Acillii, who were consuls, De Rossi concludes that this was the resting-place of that Acilius Glabrio, consul with Trajan, A.D.

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