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  • Carmen stared at him, trying to follow his runaway thought train.

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  • A lot are cases of runaway or lost and many are children found quickly.

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  • One real runaway slave, among the rest, whom I helped to forward toward the north star.

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  • He also put down the maroons or runaway slaves who had long been the pest of the island.

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  • Ross, who had commanded a brig during the English occupation of Java, settled with his family (who continued in the ownership) on Direction Island, and his little colony was soon strengthened by Hare's runaway slaves.

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  • The middle and lower parts of ' the Bukhtarma valley have been colonized since the 18th century by runaway Russian peasants - serfs and nonconformists (Raskolniks) - who created there a free republic on Chinese territory; and after this part of the valley was annexed to Russia in 1869, it was rapidly colonized.

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  • A fort was erected here in the 16th century to prevent the incursions of the free Cossacks and runaway serfs who gathered on the lower Volga, as also the raids of the Kalmucks and Circassians.

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  • King Suna of Buganda first heard of the outer world of white men in 1850 from a runaway Baluch soldier of Zanzibar.

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  • The king (Kwaka Dua I.), who had succeeded Osai Okoto in 1838, was a peace-loving monarch who encouraged trade, but in 1852 the Ashanti tried to reassert authority over the Fanti in the Gold Coast protectorate, and in 1863 a war was caused by the refusal of the king's demand for the surrender by the British of a fugitive chief and a runaway slave-boy.

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  • Hunters and fishermen frequented its innumerable rivers, returning home laden with rich store of fish and pelts, while runaway serfs occasionally settled in small communities beneath the shelter of the fortresses built, from time to time, to guard the 'southern frontiers of Poland and Muscovy.

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  • And yet, he had to find a way to defend her…their kingdom before he could deal with its runaway queen.

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  • When in 428 Gaiseric, king of the Vandals (q.v.), accepted the invitation of Bonifacius, the count of Africa, and passed cut of Spain to found the Vandal kingdom of Carthage, his whole horde numbered only 80,000 persons, including old men, women and children, and runaway slaves who had joined him.

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  • Like Gretna Green, Coldstream long enjoyed a notoriety as the resort of runaway couples, the old toll-house at the bridge being the usual scene of the marriage ceremony.

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  • Early in the 18th century the Scottish gipsies found a congenial home on the Roxburghshire side of the Cheviots; and at a later period the Scottish border became notorious for a hundred years as offering hospitality to runaway couples who were clandestinely married at Gretna Green, Coldstream or Lamberton.

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  • Finney carried ' A runaway slave, Littlejohn, was taken at Oberlin in September 1858 by a United States marshal, but was rescued at Wellington.

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  • Largely through LeMoyne s influence Washington became an important point on the "underground railway" for assisting runaway slaves to Canada.

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  • Rome would be a more natural rendezvous for fugitivarii (runaway slaves) than Caesarea (Hilgenfeld and others), and it is probable that Paul wrote this note, with Philippians and Colossians, from the metropolis.

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  • According to one account, he distinguished himself by stopping the runaway horses of her carriage; according to another, he only picked up her handkerchief; a third and scandalous explanation of his fortune has been given.

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  • This crime, originally confined to runaway convicts, was now committed by young men born in the colony, familiar with its mountains and forests, who were good horsemen and excellent shots.

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  • This place not only served as a permanent headquarters for predatory expeditions, but cut off the revenue from the Laurium mines, furnished a ready asylum for runaway slaves, and rendered the transference of supplies from Euboea considerably more difficult (i.e.

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  • About 1804 some escaped convicts from Australia and runaway sailors established themselves around the east part of Viti Levu, and by lending their services to the neighbouring chiefs probably led to their preponderance over the rest of the group. Na Ulivau, chief of the small island of Mbau, established before his death in 1829 a sort of supremacy, which was extended by his brother Tanoa, and by Tanoa's son Thakombau, a ruler of considerable capacity.

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  • runaway slave... Get the kids to write a story!

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  • On my wedding day, we had the runaway guest.

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  • In another case, a missing twelve year old boy turned out to be a runaway.

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  • Betsy had referred it as an afterthought, suspecting the young girl was a runaway.

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  • It was a simple runaway.

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  • And yet, he had to find a way to defend her…their kingdom before he could deal with its runaway queen.

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  • With the support of Gerrit Smith and other prominent abolitionists, Brown moved to Virginia where he established a refuge for runaway slaves.

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  • Who would have guessed that a book about punctuation could be a runaway bestseller?

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  • Number four: To keep all ex-boyfriends at bay - word has it they're all busy watching the movie " runaway bride " .

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  • Once people had got used to them, however, multi-purpose peat-based composts were a runaway success.

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  • His big-screen debut came in The Runaway Bus in which he co-starred with Margaret Rutherford and a young Petula Clark.

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  • Waiting 80 years to eliminate greenhouse-gas emissions would guarantee runaway global warming, says James Hansen.

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  • Oh, ' Runaway ' features a bluesy guitar solo that's pretty accomplished and it really adds to the song.

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  • Get into a spin on a human gyroscope, pluck a magical harp and be led astray by a runaway briefcase.

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  • Runaway claims she was held hostage... hospital for exam.

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  • He had been at work in the main coal section, when he was knocked down by a rake of runaway hutches.

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  • The Interest rate cuts could stave off recession temporarily but risk creating runaway inflation and a collapse in the dollar.

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  • runaway horse(s) Jones Reginald Granville 1930 KPM DC Also MM.

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  • runaway bestseller?

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  • runaway hutches.

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  • runaway bride " .

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  • This may prevent a young person from running away or help them out when they have runaway.

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  • Huck runs away from home and finds a runaway slave called Jim.

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  • It's quite easy to set the tester up to show thermal runaway in germanium transistors.

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  • The name Bruttii was used by the Lucanians to mean "runaway slaves," but it is considerably more likely that this signification was attached to the tribal name of the Bruttii from the historical fact that they had been conquered and expelled by the Samnite invaders (cf.

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  • Jones Christopher 1927 KPM PC Showed courage in dealing with runaway horse(s) Jones Reginald Granville 1930 KPM DC Also MM.

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  • Runaway Escapement In the type of escapement shown below torque is applied to the scape wheel causing it to rotate.

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  • Holidays in Runaway Bay are popular with scuba divers, with a wreck in the area.

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  • You'll want locks on the back wheels, and if you are purchasing a jogging stroller, it's always a good idea to have a wrist tether, as well, to avoid runaway strollers.

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  • As for length, the nickname "runaway freight train" says it all.

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  • Whether you need all of them or just a few, these waterproof makeup products will keep you looking your best, preventing smudges and runaway lashes as you hit the waves.

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  • Being the parent of a teenage runaway or hitchhiker is a scary, stressful and heart wrenching situation.

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  • It's always best to look for certain telltale behavioral signs or changes that can clue you in on a child who's ready to free themselves from the burden of their daily life.Not all teenage runaway situations can be prevented.

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  • The following websites offer teenage and parental assistance, as well as crisis control for adolescent runaway situations.

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  • Having to deal with horrible conditions on the street is just one of many things that could happen to a teenage runaway.

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  • Whether it is being caught for stealing or some other small crime, or if an officer recognizes the teen as a runaway, getting involved with the police as a runaway is never a good thing unless you are a teen runaway looking for help.

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  • Running away from home for no reason is an uncommon reason for a teen to become a runaway.

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  • One of his biggest cross-over hits, You Sang to Me, was featured in the Julia Robert's movie Runaway Bride.

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  • His hits included Runaway and You Give Love a Bad Name.

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  • Though the above films helped him to transition into acting, none of the movies were runaway hits, with Doom being a complete box office disaster.

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  • Additionally, rising health care costs, considered by some to be a runaway train, are external factors that may derail even the most detailed retirement and estate planning.

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  • Whenever a license attains runaway popularity, a video game based on the license is sure to be close behind.

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  • It's unclear whether it will be a runaway success, but this powerful and fashionable handset has a lot going for it.

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  • Some children are repeat runaways, so it is difficult to know the exact number of runaway children.

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  • Historically, attention to the role played by a child's family environment in the treatment of a runaway is relatively new.

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  • Early versions of the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual included "runaway reaction" as a mental disorder.

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  • Growing public concern over their fate was reflected in the 1974 passage of the Runaway Youth Act, which funded a program to establish a network of centers for runaways.

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  • There are an estimated 750 runaway shelters and youth crisis centers in the United States.

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  • The National Runaway Switchboard will put runaways and their parents in touch without revealing the location from which the teenager is calling.

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  • There is no waiting period to report a missing or runaway minor or to enter their information into the FBI NCIC database.

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  • They should call the National Runaway Switchboard (1-800-621-4000) and see if the child has left a message for them.

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  • If the child contacts the parents and refuses to return home, the parents should encourage him or her to contact the National Runaway Switchboard and ask for assistance or encourage the child to go to a friend or relative.

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  • That's the best way to describe Ms. Simpson's bikinis and why they are the runaway highlight of this collection.

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  • The D vitamin is also important in preventing cancer, as it helps to prevent runaway cell proliferation.

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  • Blacks and those of mixed race began to mask themselves as Native Americans, both to honor the suffering of those tribes and as a mark of respect for the tribes' history of providing shelter and assistance to runaway slaves.

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  • Films on the list include Now Voyager, Ghost, The Princess Diaries, Somewhere in Time, Waiting to Exhale and Runaway Bride.

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  • The hotel was built to accommodate Des Moines River steamboat travelers and served as an underground railroad station for runaway slaves.

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  • Alfonso's Hope Williams Brady was a runaway hit as a romantic lead for Bo Brady in the 1980s.

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  • The Vampire Diaries spoilers are a popular search courtesy of the show's runaway hit status in the 2009-2010 television seasons.

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  • The show, which debuted in 2009, quickly became a runaway hit for The CW, earning a cult following online and off with Hot Topic events around the country.

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  • In 1977, she had a minor hit with a cover of the song Runaway, but despite improving sales, the critical reviews continued to get worse.

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  • The coming-of-age story set in a Catskills Mountain resort during the 1960s was a runaway success - much to the surprise of the team behind the film.

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  • Equally surprising was the runaway popularity of the Dirty Dancing soundtrack.

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  • You'll also find Runaway Math Puzzles, which are like crosswords but with mathematical clues.

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  • He tracks down a runaway, reunites old lovers, deals with a hostage crisis in a bank.

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  • When the series first season was deemed too violent, the producers turned up the humor and Minder became a runaway success.

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  • At the foot of High Peak Trail is a catch pit, where runaway wagons once came to rest.

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  • And the runaway wife writes to her lover: - " O my dear Octave, we shall never pass a night together without first kneeling down and praying for Jacques."

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  • Many refused to employ him, in the belief that he was a runaway apprentice, and his poor, ill-fitting apparel and rustic look were everywhere greatly against him.

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  • Runaway slave... Get the kids to write a story !

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