Sat-in sentence example

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  • Katie made a face as she sat in the chair opposite Carmen.
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  • Carmen sat in a chair next to the bed and prepared for a long night.
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  • When Alex returned to the table, he sat in the chair Carmen held for him.
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  • After the dishes were done and the beds made, she usually wandered around the house or sat in the yard, soaking up sun.
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  • She entered the room and sat in the leather-upholstered chair beside the desk.
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  • Mrs. Marsh sat in a chair opposite Adrienne, hunched over like an old woman.
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  • The laundry room was also clean and an old wringer tub still sat in one corner, as though unwilling to completely surrender to modern appliances.
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  • We sat in silence for nearly an hour, each with his own thoughts.
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  • Martha lifted her daughter from her crib, cuddled her briefly, and sat in a corner rocker.
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  • She sat in my lap and hugged me tightly.
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  • Regret sat in his stomach.
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  • A few minutes later, she sat in the living room, granola bar clenched between her teeth while she tied her shoes.
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  • He sat in the chair in front of the vamp he'd fixated on.
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  • She laughed, a contagious sound, and he saw her effect even on Darian, who had relaxed and sat in a chair nearby.
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  • Jake grew serious and sat in the spare chair in her cube.
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  • The dark monster sat in a dark corner of her mind and sobbed so loud, she thought them real.
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  • He hadn't seen anything like her since he sat in his father's court as a child.
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  • She sat in the living room as masculine as he, surrounded by wood, wool, and leather in dark colors.
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  • Damian met his gaze, and they sat in the kitchen, bloodied and breathing hard as they recovered.
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  • Han sat in the corner of her room nearest the door.
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  • "You know, the French are the kings and queens of love," he said and sat in his chair by the door.
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  • Sofia sat in one of the plush chairs, legs pulled to her chest, and watched their brotherly exchange.
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  • He sat in the dark corner of her mind, still and silent.
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  • They complied, and the three women sat in lawn chairs.
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  • Jule pulled out his phone, and Dusty sat in front of the computer.
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  • They sat in silence, both of them gazing at the ocean.
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  • Dean sat in the corner, trying to read up on Colorado law as it pertained to the duties of sheriff, but was drawn by politeness and the darkened room to view the exhibit.
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  • "You haven't seen Ginger, have you?" he asked as he sat in a chair next to the chaise and eyed Dean's last ale.
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  • Dean read the paper as he sat in his Jeep—I'll be at Bird Song in an hour.
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  • Gabriel snorted and sat in one of the plush chairs.
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  • Gabriel sat in silent thought, comforted by the ebb and flow of the waves.
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  • Back at the house, Carmen prepared the chicken for the oven while Destiny sat in her high chair playing with some cereal.
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  • Ignoring the acid tone, Gabriel sat in the chair a few feet from him.
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  • Her hand paused as she stared in bewilderment at what sat in the bottom of the bath tub.
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  • A full wine glass sat in front of the seat.
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  • It towered twenty stories tall and sat in a clearing the size of two football fields.
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  • She sat in the oversized armchair, curling her legs beneath her as she drank her wine.
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  • They sat in silence throughout the afternoon, until the sun sank far enough out of the sky to perch on the ocean.
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  • She sat in a chair by the black hearth.
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  • Too surprised to understand what exactly was happening, she obeyed the police officer's instructions to sit down and shut up and sat in the quiet police station reception area.
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  • A human-like creature sat in the corner making snorting sounds he assumed was weeping.
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  • She sat in the general manager's office of the fast food joint where she'd worked for six months.
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  • "He doesn't," Gabriel confirmed, and sat in an armchair near Rhyn.
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  • Most wore trendy boots and coats, sat in designer jeans and sweaters worth a month of her salary, and wore make- up that coordinated perfectly with their expensive clothing and hair.
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  • Gabriel's soft cluck of disapproval filled the air around him as Rhyn sat in the corner, watching the most vexing woman in the world --his mate --sleep.
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  • They sat in comfortable silence, the quiet room filled only with the woman's soft snores.
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  • She sat in the bathroom and ran the shower to cover the sound of her crying, completely lost as to what to do.
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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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  • Excited to see that even this world had video games, she sat in the chair behind the buttons and screen, studying all three in an attempt to figure out how the game worked.
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  • He sat in the only seat in the tiny craft, studying Ne'Rin, who transmitted from A'Ran's battle command center on the moon that was his interim home.
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  • The door pulled him in, and he sat in the doorway, coughing at the ore dust cloud and staring.
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  • He wasn't quite ready for sleep so he wandered back to the parlor, sat in the back corner and picked up a biking magazine.
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  • Fred O'Connor sat in the parlor, a Sue Grafton novel in his lap, snoring softly.
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  • A half-burned candle sat in a dish on the bureau, perhaps signs of Edith's fascination with the last century.
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  • Without speaking, he went to the bar, poured two drinks, set one down on the Rococo table in front of the sofa and sat in one of the wing chairs.
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  • Jackson sat in the chair by the window, taking in the landscape.
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  • She sat in the seat directly in front of him and turned.
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  • After dinner they sat in the drawing room, by the fire Jackson had started.
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  • Sarah sat in the drawing room sipping coffee when Jackson and Elisabeth were ready to leave.
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  • She sat in front of him looking into his eyes.
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  • The remaining two sat in front of the fire drinking port.
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  • The three sat in the kitchenette of the holding cell since Sarah refused to leave Connor, even for a minute.
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  • Sarah and Connor sat in the drawing room when Elisabeth was ready to leave.
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  • A chair sat in the middle of the living room with a 'Happy Birthday' balloon tied to it.
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  • They sat in silence.
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  • A red McLaren Spyder with a huge white bow on top sat in front of the house.
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  • The wolf licked her muzzle then approached Sarah and sat in front of her staring.
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  • Upon entering the music room, she grabbed her throw pillow, sat in her usual chair and cooed, "Pleeeeze do that one about the clouds, the one you always lock the door for?"
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  • Sarah sat in the drawing room reading.
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  • Connor sat in the passenger seat and Sarah in the back.
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  • In the middle, Elisabeth sat in a metal chair, barely conscious.
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  • Major Dan, a man with blond hair and dark eyes, sat in the bed across the aisle from her.
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  • Brady sat in silence for a long moment, thinking hard.
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  • The children were monitored by a few teens, who sat in one corner laughing and talking.
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  • Tim drew a deep breath and sat in the chair beside hers.
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  • Detective David Dean sat in the Parkside Pennsylvania Police Headquarters with his feet in his lower desk drawer.
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  • Fred said as he sat in his rocker.
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  • The four sat in the living room with everyone but Dean dis­cussing their future.
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  • Winston, still smiling, pulled up a chair and sat in it backwards facing Dean.
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  • Katie came in behind her and sat in a nearby chair.
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  • They sat in comfortable silence, eating.
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  • They sat in comfortable silence, watching a couple of squirrel's frolic in the warm spring sun.
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  • She sat in the doctor's office waiting for the results of the test, and when he came in smiling, she relaxed.
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  • They sat in silence for a long time.
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  • Her mother and father-in-law sat in front of the crushed structure, hunched over while their sobs reaching her ears.
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  • She sat in front of the obelisk, staring at all that remained of her family history.
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  • Jonny flung off his coat and boots then sat in a chair in the living area, brooding.
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  • The attackers reached her as she sat in stunned stillness at Taran's feet.
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  • He sat in one of the chairs, visibly relaxing.
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  • There he sat in his chair and picked up the morning paper, dismissing the womenfolk.
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  • The children were all seated, so he sat in his chair at the table.
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  • Senor Medena sat beside his desk and a heavy Spanish looking man with a mustache sat in Senor Medena's big chair.
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  • Maybe the cabin sat in a dead zone.
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  • The light from the doorway bathed the center of the porch in a yellow light, but the rocker sat in darkness.
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  • He sat in thoughtful silence for a long moment before he retrieved the rich stranger's cloak.
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  • Even the guy's boxers were neatly folded into squares that sat in the middle of the drawer.
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  • His thick shoulders were wider than the back of the chair he sat in.
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  • After an hour, she gave up and sat in the living area, drinking coffee.
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  • In Marcy 1640, though still a minor, he was elected for Tewkesbury, and sat in the parlia ment which met on the 13th of April, but appears to have taken no active part in its proceedings.
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  • The Mowbray match had already brought to the Howards the representation of an elder line of the Fitzalan earls, who sat in the seats of their ancestors, the Aubignys and Warennes, great earls near akin to their sovereigns.
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  • Of his two brothers, Theodore Lameth (1756-1854) served in the American war, sat in the Legislative Assembly as deputy from the department of Jura, and became marechal-de-camp; and Charles Malo Francois Lameth (1757-1832), who also served in America, was deputy to the States General of 1789, but emigrated early in the Revolution, returned to France under the Consulate, and was appointed governor of Wiirzburg under the Empire.
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  • 3 The bishops who sat in the great councils of the 4th century were known as "the 318 fathers" of Nicaea, and "the 150 fathers" of Constantinople.
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  • he was ennobled and named a councillor of state; and from 1816 he sat in the chamber of deputies as representative of Ain.
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  • He sat in the House of Commons for North Lanarkshire from 1886 to 1892, and during this period became known as an extreme Socialist, taking part with H.
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  • But while it may be doubted whether his presence in parliament was of any direct utility to the legislative business of the country, there can be no question of the present advantage which he derived from it in the prosecution of the great work of his life - an advantage of which he was fully conscious when he wrote: " The eight sessions that I sat in parliament were a school of civil prudence, the first and most essential virtue of an historian."
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  • He was mayor of Northampton, 1910 - TI, and sat in the state Senate from 1912 to 1915, being its president during his last year.
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  • He sat in Richard Cromwell's parliament for Dublin city, and endeavoured to take his seat in the restored Rump Parliament of 1659.
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  • The 6th duke sat in the House of Commons as Conservative M.P. for Midlothian, 1853-1868 and 1874-1880; his wife, a daughter of the 1st duke of Abercorn, held the office of mistress of the robes.
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  • He sat in these bodies as a member of the Progressive party (Fortschrittspartei), and in Bavaria was one of the leaders of the Liberal (Freisinnige) party.
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  • Two great central courts sat in Jerusalem to do justice - the high court of the nobles, and the court of burgesses for the rest of the Franks.
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  • The High Court of Admiralty of Ireland, being formed on the same pattern as the High Court in England, sat in the Four Courts, Dublin, having a judge, a registrar, a marshal and a king's or queen's advocate.
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  • The public meetings of the great oecumenical council (1431-1449) were held in the choir, while the committees sat in the chapter-house.
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  • In 1818 he returned to Paris as deputy for Finistere, and sat in the Chamber till 1824, becoming one of the recognized liberal leaders.
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  • What are perhaps the remains of the UTOa (3avtXuc17, in which the Archon Basileus held his court and the Areopagus Council sat in later times, were brought to light in the winter of 1897-1898, when excavations were carried out on the eastern slope of the " Theseum " hill.
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  • He sat in the "Plain," i.e.
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  • From 1875 to 1883 he sat in the Upper Chamber of the Baden Diet.
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  • The Convention held its first session in a hall of the Tuileries, then it sat in the hall of Manege, and finally from the 10th of May 1793 in that of the Spectacles (or Machines), an immense hall in which the deputies were but loosely scattered.
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  • Seventy-five members had sat in the Constituent Assembly, 183 in the Legislative.
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  • The fifteen were replaced by a new supreme magistracy of ten priors, chosen in the following proportions - four of the twelve, four of the nine, and two of the people proper, or people of the greater number, but to the exclusion of all who had shared in the government or sat in council under the riformatori.
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  • He also sat in the upper house of Convocation and in the House of Peers.
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  • From 1818 to 1820, and again in 1826-29, he sat in the House of Commons as member for Truro.
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  • There he sat in the right centre among the Orleanists, and was chosen by the duc de Broglie as minister of foreign affairs in November 1873.
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  • On several occasions (1874, 1877 and 1878) he sat in the Reichstag as a member of the progressive party.
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  • who had sat in one of the higher magistracies or whose fathers, grandfathers, or great-grandfathers had done so) were eligible together with certain others.
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  • Elected to the Convention, he sat in the centre, "le Marais," voting in the trial of Louis XVI.
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  • After the close of the Convention Tallien's political importance came to an end, for, though he sat in the Council of Five Hundred, the moderates attacked him as terrorist, and the extreme party as a renegade.
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  • In 1779 he again sat in the assembly, this time representing Hartford.
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  • Taylor was elected a fellow of the Royal Society early in 1712, sat in the same year on the committee for adjudicating the claims of Sir Isaac Newton and Gottfried Wilhelm Leibnitz, and acted as secretary to the society from the 13th of January 1714 to the 21st of October 1718.
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  • 1854), sat in parliament for Leeds from 1880 to 1910, and filled various offices, being home secretary 1905-1910; in 191() he was created Viscount Gladstone, on being appointed governor-general of united South Africa.
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  • He sat in the Democratic left, and was elected vice-president in 1893 and 18 9 4.
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  • The diet sat in the old town-hall or Rathaus, where was also signed in 1714 the treaty of Baden which put an end to the war between France and the Empire, and thus completed the treaty of Utrecht (1713).
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  • HENRY EDWARD MANNING (1808-1892), English Roman Catholic cardinal, was born at Totteridge, Hertfordshire, on the 15th of July 1808, 1 being the third and youngest son of William Manning, a West India merchant, who was a director of the Bank of England and governor, 1812-1813, and who sat in Parliament for some thirty years, representing in the Tory interest Plympton Earle, Lymington, Evesham, and Penryn consecutively.
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  • The 14th century Kaufhaus (warehouse for goods) was the scene of the conclave that elected Martin V., but the council really sat in the cathedral church.
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  • He sat in the Erfurt assembly in 1850, and in the second Prussian chamber from 1849 to 1852.
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  • He returned to New York in 1798, resumed the practice of his profession, re-entered politics, and sat in the United States Senate as a Federalist from 1800 to 1803.
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  • He sat in the Erfurt parliament of 1850, and was attached to the Gotha party, which hoped for the regeneration of Germany through the ascendancy of Prussia.
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  • He sat in the right of the Legislative Assembly, but had no direct part in the coup d'etat of his cousin on the 2nd of December 1851.
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  • From 1850 to 1863 he sat in the Prussian Lower House, from 1867 to 1884 in the Reichstag, and from 1879 onwards also in the Prussian Chamber of Deputies.
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  • As strictly party designations these first came into use after the assembling of the National Convention (September 20th, 1792), to which a large proportion of the deputies from the Gironde who had sat in the Legislative Assembly were returned.
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  • Cecil, meanwhile, had obtained the reversion to the office of custos rotulorum brevium, and, according to his autobiographical notes, sat in.
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  • He took part in the reaction which followed the fall of Robespierre, sat in the Council of the Five Hundred under the Directory, and at the coup d'etat of the 18th Fructidor (Sept.
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  • From 1832 to 1835 he sat in the Hungarian Diet, where his extreme liberal views and his singular eloquence soon rendered him famous as a parliamentary leader.
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  • The Fishery Commission, on the other hand, which sat in Halifax, awarded Canada $5,500,000 as the excess value of its fisheries for twelve years, and after much hesitation this sum was paid by the United States into the Canadian treasury.
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  • After the defeat of the Mackenzie government, Laurier sat in Parliament as the leader of the Quebec Liberals and first lieutenant to the Hon.
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  • On the accession of Edward III., Henry, earl of Lancaster, as president of the council, had superintended the coronation of the infant king; John of Gaunt did the same for the infant Richard II.; and, as part of the duties involved, sat in the White Hall of Westminster to hear and determine the claims to perform coronation services.
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  • Largely owing to Brown's efforts, Federation was carried through the House; but on the 21st of December 1865 he resigned from the Coalition government, though continuing to support its Federation policy, and in 1867 he was defeated in South Ontario and never again sat in the House.
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  • The first account of the borough and its privileges is contained in an inquisition taken in 1333 after the death of Anthony, bishop of Durham, which shows that the burgesses held the town with the markets and fairs at a fee-farm rent of 40 marks yearly, and that they had two reeves who sat in court with the bishop's bailiff to hear the disputes of the townspeople.
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  • At the second International Conference of American States, which sat in the city of Mexico from the 22nd of October 1901 to the 31st of January 1902, the same subject was again discussed, and a scheme was finally adopted as a compromise which conferred authority on the government of Mexico to ascertain the views of the different governments.
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  • Since then numerous congresses have been held, the seventeenth having sat in London in 1908, and the eighteenth at Stockholm in 1910.
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  • He sat in the House of Commons for Ayrshire (S.) as a Unionist member from 1895-1906.
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  • In March 1839, after the dissolution of the chamber by Louis Philippe, he was elected deputy for Paris (re-elected in 1842 and in 1846), and sat in the group of the Radical Left, being one of the leaders of the party hostile to Louis Philippe.
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  • He returned toEngland at theRestoration,became a privy councillor, sat in parliament for Portsmouth, and also served as vice-chamberlain of the royal household, a position to which he had been appointed in 1647.
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  • The diets themselves were elected for six years; they were chosen generally (there were slight local differences) in the following way: (a) a certain number of bishops and rectors of universities sat in virtue of their office; (b) the rest of the members were chosen by four electoral bodies or curiae, - (i) the owners of estates which before 1848 had enjoyed certain feudal privileges, the so-called great proprietors; (2) the chambers of commerce; (3) the towns; (4) the rural districts.
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  • These measures were successful; a large German majority was secured; Jews from Vienna sat in the place of the Thuns and the Schwarzenbergs; and as for many years the Czechs refused to sit in the diet, the government could be carried on without difficulty.
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  • He was not himself a party man; he had sat in a Liberal government; he had never assented to the principles of the Federalists, nor was he an adherent of the Clerical party.
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  • He became prominent, politically, during the nullification excitement of 1832-1833, as a vigorous opponent of nullification, and from 1836 to 1845 he sat in the United States Senate as a Unionist Democrat.
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  • We know, however, that the vizier of Upper Egypt (at Thebes) in the eighteenth dynasty, had 40 (not 42) parchment rolls laid before him as he sat in the hall of audience.
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  • From 1842 to 1845 he sat in the National Assembly of Wurttemberg.
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  • Till the Union, all estates sat in one room during parliament.
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  • Neither is there any doubt that he sat in judgment on Bishop Hooper, and on several other preachers whom he condemned, not exactly to the flames, but to be degraded from the priesthood.
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  • From 1874-7 he had sat in the Second Chamber, but in the latter year a serious illness forced him to resign his seat.
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  • O'Connell married in 1802 his cousin Mary O'Connell, by whom he had three daughters and four sons, Maurice, Morgan, John (1810-1858), known as the "Young Liberator," and Daniel, who all sat in parliament.
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  • A new committee sat in 1863, and in its report again remarked in no measured terms upon the many and wide differences that still existed in the gaols of Great Britain as regards construction, diet, labour and general discipline, "leading to an inequality, uncertainty and inefficiency of punishment productive of the most prejudicial results."
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  • The circumstances of his call to become a follower of Jesus, received as he sat in the " customs house " in one of the towns by the Sea of Galilee - apparently Capernaum (Mark ii.
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  • He sat in parliament four years, but did not distinguish himself as a debater.
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  • In 1787, under the presidency of Washington, the National Convention sat in Philadelphia, with the result that the present Federal Constitution was submitted to the states for ratification during 1787-1789.
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  • in the Synod of Sutri, sat in judgment on the impotent and demoralized papacy.
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  • He was defeated at the polls by a Boulangist candidate in 1889, and sat in the senate from 1891 to 1893, when he returned to the popular chamber.
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  • He never again sat in parliament.
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  • Sir John Duckworth sat in parliament for some time as member for New Romney.
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  • It drew its main revenues from tolls levied at the Mersey ferry; and its prior sat in the parliament of the earls of Chester, enjoying all the dignities and privileges of a Palatinate baron.
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  • He accompanied the king during the campaigns of the Civil War, and sat in the parliament at Oxford, but on the 4th of March 1645 he was sent by Charles I.
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  • He sat in all subsequent parliaments, and just a month before his death he was elected as representative of Murcia.
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  • Up to 1885 some members sat in the House of Peers by hereditary right, while others were nominated for life.
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  • by the vassals holding fiefs from the same lord, who sat in judgment with that lord as their president.
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  • He sat in her judgment court Eiri.
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  • He sat in the Left Centre, and steadily supported republican principles.
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  • He has sometimes been confounded with John Ley (1583-1662), and so represented as having sat in the Westminster Assembly.
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  • They have told us how he never shot at a bird perching nor fished with a net, the creatures not having in such a case a fair chance for their lives; how he conducted himself in court and among villagers; how he ate his food, and lay in his bed, and sat in his carriage; how he rose up before the old man and the mourner; how he changed countenance when it thundered, and when he saw a grand display of viands at a feast.
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  • The history had a most extraordinary success, especially among the common people, owing, not to its scientific qualities, but to the fact that the author boldly and sternly sat in judgment upon men and events, and in his judgments voiced the feelings of the German nation in his day.
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  • had conferred the principality on his eldest son, afterwards Edward II., who was summoned to and sat in parliament as prince of Wales.
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  • In 1865 he was elected president of the Institution of Civil Engineers, the youngest president who had ever sat in the chair.
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  • Mr Hofmeyr sat in the house of assembly as member for Stellenbosch, a strong Dutch constituency.
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  • He was elected for Lambton to the first Dominion house of commons in 1867, and soon became the leader of the liberal opposition; from 1871 to 1872 he also sat in the Ontario provincial assembly, and held the position of provincial treasurer.
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  • Though defeated in Manchester in 1857, he found another seat for Ashton-under-Lyne; and he sat in the cabinets from 1859 to 1866 as president of the board of trade.
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  • Two years afterwards he sat in Cromwell's parliament as one of the members for Gloucestershire.
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  • In July of that year he went with other commissioners to Aberdeen in the vain attempt to induce the university and the presbytery of that city to subscribe the National Covenant, and in the following November sat in the general assembly at Glasgow which abolished episcopacy in Scotland.
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  • Though its members were originally the same men who sat in.
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  • By a species of word-play the name was interpreted as "the son of the chamber," with reference perhaps to the sacred chamber of fate in which he sat in judgment on the New Year's festival.
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  • At Coleshill, near Amersham, Edmund Waller the poet was born in 1606; he sat in parliament for the former borough of Amersham.
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  • Royer-Collard himself, Laine, and Maine de Biran had sat in the revolutionary Assemblies.
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  • In 1832 he sat in the state legislature; in 1846 he was one of a legislative triumvirate for his native state and a deputy to the republican congress, and from 1847 to 1852 he was governor of Oajaca.
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  • The members were generally young, and, since none had sat in the previous Assembly, they were wholly without experience.
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  • The ruling spirit of this new revolution was Danton, a barrister only thirty-two years of age, who had not sat in either Assembly, although he had been the leader of the Cordeliers, an advanced republican club, and had a strong hold on the common people of Paris.
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  • Many who had sat in the National, National and many more who had sat in the Legislative Conven- Assembly were returned.
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  • In November the duke of Orleans, who had styled himself Philippe Egalite, had sat in the Convention, and had voted for the king's death, went to the scaffold.
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  • Among those who had sat in the Convention the anti-Jacobins were generally preferred.
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  • Martin sat in the assemblee nationale as deputy for Aisne in 1871, and was elected life senator in 1878, but he left no mark as a politician.
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  • Sir David sat in the Scottish parliament as commissioner for Cupar, his place, the Mount, being within 3 m.
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  • When the restoration took place, Camacho sat in the Cortes among the dynastic Liberals with Sagasta as leader, and became finance minister in 1881 at a critical moment when Spain had to convert, reduce, and consolidate her treasury and other debts with a view to resuming payment of coupons.
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  • (1621-1665) wished to secure grants of money from these parts of his dominions he had to summon three separate Cortes, which sat in different frontier towns, and he had to negotiate simultaneously with all three.
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  • It sat in one house, and was composed of the nobles and churchmen who formed the great majority of procurators chosen by the town councils of a limited though varying number of towns, and of representatives of kingdoms. The Cortes of 1810 was constructed on these lines, but with a very important difference in the proportion of its elements.
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  • Under the Directory he sat in the Council of the Five Hundred, retiring after the coup d'etat of 18 Brumaire (November 9, 1799).
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  • He was one of seven brothers, of whom four sat in Congress from as many different states.
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  • A legend, afterwards transferred to Frederick Barbarossa, told how he sat in a cavern in the Kyffhausser before a stone table through which his beard had grown, waiting for the time for him to awake and restore to the Empire the golden age of peace.
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  • He sat in the Cortes Constituyentes of 1869 as a doctrinaire Conservative, combating all Radical and democratic reforms, and defending the exiled Bourbons; but he abstained from voting when the Cortes elected Amadeus king on the 16th of November 1870.
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  • Whatever the case, when she arrived, a birthday cake sat in the middle of the table.
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  • The large, blond Guardian was rarely more than five feet from his charge and sat in the corner.
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  • Damian sat in his office before the computer, glancing between the instant messaging boxes popping up on one computer screen and the geospatial depiction of the past hundred years' worth of battles between his Guardians and the Black God's vamps on another screen.
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  • When she pulled back at last, she sat in a daze, fulfilled and content yet unable to shake the horror of what she'd done.
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  • Dean read the paper as he sat in his Jeep—I'll be at Bird Song in an hour.
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  • Their planet had been a barbarian planet, until the Five Galaxies zone, in which Qatwal sat in the middle, was discovered by a master race of super-genius aliens Evelyn referred to as the Brains.
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  • He sat in a stone cellar, and he was not alone.
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  • Meanwhile, Jackson sat in the drawing room having another blood cocktail waiting for the onslaught that never came.
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  • Shaking his head, Rhyn realized how sweaty his palms were as he stood before the door leading to the zoo.  Sasha's mages had sat in the antechamber, repairing any damage the inmates did to their cells or preparing some magical torture that Sasha wanted.
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  • When she sat in her chair and picked up the cake decorating catalog, he looked up.
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  • There's nothing worse than a real ale which has sat in the pipes or gone off due to neglect.
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  • We sat in stunned amazement; I have honestly never heard anything like it!
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  • begin1929 Wedgwood began writing a history of Parliament that would include the biographies of every person who sat in the House of Commons.
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  • broken-down car sat in the middle of all the persistent activity.
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  • chain-smoke feel like facing his mother right now, so he sat in the shed, chain-smoking cigarettes for an hour.
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  • As we sat in the grass eating freshly baked Italian cookies, Jeff explained his philosophy as a Tortoise driver.
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  • The original scheme was never finished and the pieces sat in a glazed courtyard until the opportunity to re-site them presented itself.
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  • He once sat in the pub drinking cranberry juice, only to be the butt of bar staff's jokes.
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  • I sat in silent dejection until the stipulated time had passed.
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  • People sat in the corners, men and women, and just cried and cried, ' said an eyewitness.
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  • We all sat in our summer finery drinking champers in the garden.
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  • She just sat in her dressing gown by her bedroom fire, with her head sunk in her hands.
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  • lovable creatures who sat in our box.
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  • puffing on a cigarette, with most of the others still sat in the vehicle.
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  • The great and the good had come from all over the world and they sat in serried ranks to pay their last homage.
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  • robed choir sat in the chancel.
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  • rusted metal seemingly dating to the Victorian era, sat in the shallows.
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  • They sat in booths dotted around middle of the town's shopping center cheerfully undergoing the twin disciplines of meeting and greeting.
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  • sithe minister sat in silence in front of the fire.
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  • Matt sat in the boot ready to guillotine the line if things got too steamy.
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  • They all sat in comfortable easy chairs drawn up in front of a roaring fire and Madge poured the tea.
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  • He sat in several parliaments of the reign of Alphonso XII.
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  • A large tame snake with a false human head, wound round Alexander's body as he sat in a shrine in the temple, gave " autophones " or oracles unasked, but the usual methods practised were those of the numerous oracle-mongers of the time, of which Lucian gives a detailed account, the opening of sealed inquiries by heated needles, a neat plan of forging broken seals, and the giving of vague or meaningless replies to difficult questions, coupled with a lucrative blackmailing of those whose inquiries were compromising.
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  • The frequency of select-committees and commissions, which sat in 1814, 1821 and 1822, 1833 and 1836, testifies to the gravity of the crisis.
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  • The three commissioners at once laid down a rule - which contains the essence of the act - that only those who could prove that a paternal ancestor had sat in the great council should be eligible for election.
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  • This measure divided the community into three great categories: (1) those who had never sat in the council themselves and whose ancestors had never sat; these were of course the vast majority of the population, and they were excluded for ever from the great council: (2) those whose paternal ancestors .had sat in the council; these were eligible and were gradually admitted to a seat, their sons becoming eligible on majority: (3) those who were of the council at the passing of this act or had sat during the four preceding years; their sons likewise became eligible on attaining majority.
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  • that of the Dogger Bank incident, was submitted to a commission of inquiry, which sat in January 1905.1 If Secretary Knox's proposal (see supra) to convert the International Prize Court into a permanently sitting court of arbitration is adopted, a detailed procedure and jurisprudence will no doubt grow out of a continuity which is lacking in the present system, under which the court is recruited from a large panel for each special case.
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  • A further misfortune occurred in the Panama affair, Clemenceau's relations with Cornelius Herz leading to his being involved in the general suspicion; and, though he remained the leading spokesman of French Radicalism, his hostility to the Russian alliance so increased his unpopularity that in the election for 1893 he was defeated for the Chamber, after having sat in it continuously since 1876.
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  • The girl sat in the middle of the seat, with Zeb and the Wizard on each side of her.
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  • Dorothy carried her in her arms back to where the others sat in grieved and thoughtful silence.
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  • Princess Ozma, dressed in her most splendid robes of state, sat in the magnificent emerald throne, with her jewelled sceptre in her hand and her sparkling coronet upon her fair brow.
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  • They sat in a heavy flat-bottomed boat, each holding a long, crooked rod in his hands and eagerly waiting for "a bite."
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  • The next morning, Gautama sat in his carriage and rode out from the palace into one of the streets of the city.
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  • I only know that I sat in my mother's lap or clung to her dress as she went about her household duties.
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  • She sat in my mother's lap constantly, where I used to sit, and seemed to take up all her care and time.
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  • Sometimes we sat in the hammock, and teacher read to me.
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  • I sat in King Ludwig's armchair and felt like a queen when Dr. Gillett remarked that I had many loyal subjects.
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  • Yesterday Helen took off her clothes and sat in her skin all the afternoon.
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  • We sat in the hammock; but there was no rest for the weary there.
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  • She recognized that others used their lips; she "saw" her father reading a paper and when he laid it down she sat in his chair and held the paper before her face.
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  • An old man, a servant of the princesses, sat in a corner knitting a stocking.
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  • She sat in an armchair in her dressing jacket and nightcap and Katie, sleepy and disheveled, beat and turned the heavy feather bed for the third time, muttering to herself.
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  • On retiring to her own room, she sat in an armchair, her eyes fixed on a miniature portrait of her son on the lid of a snuffbox, while the tears kept coming into her eyes.
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  • There he sat in the carriage as pale as anything.
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  • This class of guests and members sat in certain habitual places and met in certain habitual groups.
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  • Everyone in the house was dominated by the same feeling that Princess Mary experienced as she sat in her room.
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  • Prince Andrew sat in another room, faint with fear lest the baby should be drowned in the font, and awaited the termination of the ceremony.
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  • All at once the stranger closed the book, putting in a marker, and again, leaning with his arms on the back of the sofa, sat in his former position with his eyes shut.
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  • Lazarev sat in the place of honor.
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  • Warmed by the spring sunshine he sat in the caleche looking at the new grass, the first leaves on the birches, and the first puffs of white spring clouds floating across the clear blue sky.
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  • Nor did she cry when he was gone; but for several days she sat in her room dry-eyed, taking no interest in anything and only saying now and then, "Oh, why did he go away?"
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  • His eyes were rather moist and glittered more than usual, and as he sat in his saddle, wrapped up in his fur coat, he looked like a child taken out for an outing.
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  • Sonya sat in the drawing room at the round table, copying a design for embroidery.
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  • The count sat in the ballroom, smiling radiantly and applauding the players.
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  • Pelageya Danilovna Melyukova, a broadly built, energetic woman wearing spectacles, sat in the drawing room in a loose dress, surrounded by her daughters whom she was trying to keep from feeling dull.
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  • She sat in her room crying like a child, blowing her nose and sobbing.
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  • The young officer still sat in the same way, bent double, in a pool of blood at the edge of the earth wall.
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  • The count ordered his carriage that he might drive to Sokolniki, and sat in his study with folded hands, morose, sallow, and taciturn.
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  • He thought this, but still sat in the same place.
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  • He sat in the caleche, dozing and waking up by turns, and listening for any sound of firing on the right as an indication that the action had begun.
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  • The sick soldier, Sokolov, pale and thin with dark shadows round his eyes, alone sat in his place barefoot and not dressed.
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  • He sat in his short overcoat leaning against a birch tree.
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  • At tea all sat in their accustomed places: Nicholas beside the stove at a small table where his tea was handed to him; Milka, the old gray borzoi bitch (daughter of the first Milka), with a quite gray face and large black eyes that seemed more prominent than ever, lay on the armchair beside him; Denisov, whose curly hair, mustache, and whiskers had turned half gray, sat beside countess Mary with his general's tunic unbuttoned; Pierre sat between his wife and the old countess.
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  • The organ was moved to the east end of the north aisle and a robed choir sat in the chancel.
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  • A manual pump, the rusted metal seemingly dating to the Victorian era, sat in the shallows.
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  • They sat in booths dotted around middle of the town 's shopping center cheerfully undergoing the twin disciplines of meeting and greeting.
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  • The minister sat in silence in front of the fire.
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  • She sat in the mixed zone, where the athletes collect their kit, sobbing with joy.
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  • Oh yeah I sat in an office talking about vending machines online.
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  • She sat in the back in a wicker arm chair !
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  • Down - While soft and luxurious, down has to be constantly fluffed to get its shape back after anyone has sat in it.
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  • I sat in the back row and figured out the differences between them and me.
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  • They consisted of a base that held a small amount of oil or kerosene, an absorbent wick that sat in the oil and could be lit, and a glass hurricane (or chimney) that surrounded the flame.
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  • Well, these board shorts look as if someone who did sat in on an SU meeting, took note of the preppy styles they were wearing and decided to re-fashion their clothing preferences in a way that would certainly warrant a demerit.
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  • Many people have sat in their cubicles at jobs they hate and dreamed of a better life, wondering, How do I become a professional writer?
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  • This time he left the writing to his brother Jonathan Nolan, while he sat in director's chair once again.
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  • The girl that sat in front of you in English class with the thong underwear was probably known as being flirtatious, daring, and above all else, fun.
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  • In the meantime, Saldivar engaged in a 10-hour standoff with police as she sat in her pick-up truck with a gun pointed at her head.
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