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  • The entire scene was surreal.

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  • We won't go anywhere near the crime scene; ever.

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  • Nishani studied the scene before her.

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  • There was probably an innocent explanation for the scene at the building.

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  • The scene from the hill was breathtaking.

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  • The scene from the hill was breathtaking.

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  • Curling up on the window seat, she gazed out at the moonlit scene on the valley below.

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  • It wasn't the scene; it was the fact that it was so incredibly real.

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  • Recognizing the town would be a step in the right direction but it wouldn't tell you the scene you saw actually happened, back in 1932.

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  • Officer Quint came from the scene of the accident.

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  • This killer left the scene of an aborted breaking where he was seeking more information on the tipster after he was wounded.

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  • She shook her head as he closed the communication line with a click and concentrated on the scene before her.

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  • Mansr sat beside her and remained, watching the scene before her.

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  • He was disheartened that Dean had no intention of running over to the crime scene, where Dean had no business whatsoever.

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  • Now both of you get in here before we make a scene that gets us all thrown out.

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  • Would she ever be able to watch a normal family scene without feeling the agony of her loss?

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  • The quiet, uneventful scene on the frontier appeared.

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  • The thought brought a shiver that coursed down her body as she tried to picture the scene as she and Caleb stumbled deeper into the mine.

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  • The scene was the edge of a corn field with a large barn in the distance.

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  • Gabriel studied the scene before deciding finally he had to tell Rhyn.

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  • She now saw him from the commencement of that scene and relived what she had then felt.

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  • She manipulated the scene before her and saw his concern: the only food repository in the area was under attack.

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  • She reached the top of the stairs and stared at a similar scene leading past the Arch and all the way up the park toward the city.

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  • The scene played over and over in her thoughts, growing stronger until he was as vivid during daylight as he had been at night.

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  • I was the first one to the accident scene and I pitched the bottle—the only bottle.

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  • Everything visible was made of wood, and the scene seemed stiff and extremely unnatural.

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  • She took a step back, overwhelmed by the scene before her.

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  • Princess Mary asked the countess to let Natasha go with her to Moscow, and both parents gladly accepted this offer, for they saw their daughter losing strength every day and thought that a change of scene and the advice of Moscow doctors would be good for her.

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  • Could there be anything more dramatic than the scene in which Esther stands before her wicked lord?

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  • The whole scene was horrifying.

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  • You weren't at the scene when I arrived—I can say that much—but I can't say you didn't double back.

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  • The emotions behind the scenes were hot and angry before one more scene emerged-- this one lingering for what felt like minutes.

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  • He was often woken from the crime scene by honking horns or outside noises.

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  • The first thing she asked me when I arrived at the scene was if I had seen him.

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  • Why do you remain silent when heaven knows who permits herself to interfere, making a scene on the very threshold of a dying man's room?

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  • Darian's mind was like a disaster scene after a hurricane.

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  • The scene flashed through her mind again: The man coming at him, the quick stab, the stunned look of surprise, and then Alex sinking to the floor.

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  • She looked away from the scene, unwilling to believe what she saw was real.

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  • Furious, Katie left before she made more of a scene that would embarrass her sister.

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  • We stood back to back, holding hands and baby-stepped three hundred and sixty degrees, taking in the breath taking scene in all directions.

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  • She'd even included him-- in his elf-like form-- in one of her paintings depicting a fantastical scene of sea creatures frolicking on a beach.

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  • She was reminded of a scene from a movie, where an army mobilized for war.

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  • This scene, in one form or another, should seem familiar.

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  • Yully wiped her eyes, touched by the scene before her.

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  • She relived the bloody scene in the banquet hall, heard the creature panting her name as he came against her thigh and then tore through the other side of her neck.

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  • She relived the bloody scene in the banquet hall, heard the creature panting her name as he came against her thigh and then tore through the other side of her neck.

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  • The scene would repeat itself several days in a row, whenever one of the sisters tracked her down.

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  • Granted, that's a step in the right direction but we still wouldn't know if the scene Howie saw actually occurred.

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  • If something even more untoward than what the scene implied had actually occurred last evening, Dean would find himself squeezed between the proverbial rock and a hard place.

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  • The scene was defined by a cluster of police cars and fire engines bathed in rotating lights.

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  • The visitor, compelled to look on at this family scene, thought it necessary to take some part in it.

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  • She hung back when she reached the other three warriors in the hall watching the scene in the room.

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  • She hung back when she reached the other three warriors in the hall watching the scene in the room.

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  • He left the scene of the accident before he gave me a statement.

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  • He smiled beneath his handlebar moustache, a scene from the old west.

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  • It was a scene she knew well, but Alex wasn't raised on a farm.

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  • They saw a landscape with mountains and plains, lakes and rivers, very like those upon the earth's surface; but all the scene was splendidly colored by the variegated lights from the six suns.

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  • The scene of the third act represented a palace in which many candles were burning and pictures of knights with short beards hung on the walls.

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  • Coldness seeped through her as she watched the familiar scene before her.

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  • The scene was so familiar; abduction, outlined by Betsy, facts presented, Quinn and Howie removing to their basement sanctuary while we waited and Martha recorded.

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  • Howie's temporary absence eliminated the problem, at least for now; no trips back to a crime scene resulted in no tips to convey.

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  • She ended the uncomfortable scene with a muttered, "Have a nice day."

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  • It is very difficult for events to be reflected in their real strength and completeness amid the conditions of court life and far from the scene of action.

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  • "Stay here, Kyle," she said, looking uncertainly at the intimidating scene before her.

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  • To get her to do the simplest thing, such as combing her hair or washing her hands or buttoning her boots, it was necessary to use force, and, of course, a distressing scene followed.

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  • His attention shifted from his thoughts to the scene before him, and he slowed.

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  • And he used his decades of dominance on the national scene, as well as his fantastic oratorical ability, to advance that belief and essentially invent the Democratic Party we know today.

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  • The little pigs had stood huddled in a group, watching this scene with frightened eyes.

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  • Mounting the steps to the knoll Pierre looked at the scene before him, spellbound by beauty.

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  • The day after the council at Malo-Yaroslavets Napoleon rode out early in the morning amid the lines of his army with his suite of marshals and an escort, on the pretext of inspecting the army and the scene of the previous and of the impending battle.

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  • Olympia is home to an art and music scene in full bloom.

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  • The longer the French remained the more these forms of town life perished, until finally all was merged into one confused, lifeless scene of plunder.

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  • Owing to various diplomatic considerations the Russian armies--just those which might have destroyed his prestige--do not appear upon the scene till he is no longer there.

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  • Seattle's lunch scene provides casual and refined dining for people who appreciate gourmet eating without all the frills.

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  • The hunt for my wife and Molly commenced at the scene of the blue van.

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  • Vancouver is famous for combining nature with a bustling city scene.

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  • Alex had stopped, and was taking in the scene as well.

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  • The scene couldn't have looked more congenial.

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  • William Gilpin calls the cypress an architectural tree: "No Italian scene," says he, "is perfect without its tall spiral form, appearing as if it were but a part of the picturesquely disposed edifices which rise from the middle ground against the distant landscape."

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  • To Quinn, he said, you put me on the scene.

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  • Besides, I'd like a change of scene.

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  • Unfortunately, we didn't learn of the murder until a week after it occurred, making it impossible for Howie to "witness" the scene.

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  • We have to sic Howie on the crime scene.

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  • The ride took about forty minutes and as we arrived, two patrol cars were pulling away from the scene.

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  • He dressed quickly and Traveled to the scene.

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  • Fourteen-thousandfoot Mount Sneffles and closer Whitehouse Mountain dominated the scene.

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  • As he looked over his shoulder, his rescuers were already at work on the death scene.

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  • It was obvious she remembered the scene.

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  • He neglected telling her he'd tossed the bottle he'd found at the scene.

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  • Dean could picture the scene.

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  • More than likely he was concerned that she would start a scene.

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  • It was such a domestic scene.

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  • He said nothing, watching the scene.

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  • She looked up, wondering who she now owed an apology for her embarrassing scene.

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  • Her eyes pinned to the scene, she couldn't help the emotions spinning through her.

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  • Dean finished dismantling the tree, cleaning up the remaining detritus of the holidays and packing away the delicate figures of a manger scene.

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  • Staying at the bed and breakfast was a dramatic change of scene for Martha from Aunt Janet's cigarette stained trailer.

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  • Cynthia leaned her head back, closed her eyes and drank in the scene.

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  • It was a scene from another time as Dean's friend and his smiling wife handed the reins to the urban couple.

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  • A few folks saw you running from the scene.

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  • You were seen running from the scene.

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  • I was on the scene of Shipton's swan dive with Mountain Rescue but it happened inside the city line so it's the City of Ouray's territory.

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  • Dean brought Fred up to date on not only the telephone call to his wife, but his meeting with Weller and his speculation that Cynthia might have seen Donnie Ryland near the accident scene.

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  • Only Ryland and Franny were missing from the scene.

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  • Franny had been first on the scene behind Dean, dressed only in panties, her arms covering her tiny breasts, shivering as much at the sight as the chill of the early winter morning.

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  • According to Corday, Shipton doesn't remember anything about the fall and doesn't even remember saying anything to me at the scene.

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  • Even if it was just a scratch or a bite it wouldn't do to have blood at the scene, especially someone else's blood.

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  • Fred added, Then Shipton had to set the whole scene up before he knocked over the chair.

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  • The crime scene was the top of the cliff, where the rope was slashed.

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  • They had played out this scene many times–way too many for his liking.

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  • He never could have handled this scene.

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  • Over the mantle hung a gilt-framed landscape oil; a fall scene that captured all the colors he so loved.

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  • The scene he found certainly had nothing to do with breakfast.

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  • Her eyes filled with wonder, and her artist's mind drank in the details of the scene.

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  • Jackson hung the winter landscape where the fall scene had been, and propped the other two pieces on the mantel.

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  • When they reached Jackson's room, Elisabeth noticed her artwork and asked, "Where's the fall scene?"

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  • Elisabeth seemed amused by the whole scene.

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  • Connor returned and began videotaping the scene.

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  • Taking in the scene, Victor pushed Cassandra toward Jackson bellowing, "Take him!"

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  • He gazed out the window at the winter scene.

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  • The scene was total chaos, with goats dashing every which way around the field, trying to avoid the squawking chickens and the fox.

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  • Well, wasn't that a touching scene?

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  • Before Alex came on the scene, marriage was only a yes down the road.

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  • From the lip of the pond, the panoramic scene was breathtaking.

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  • Do you honestly think there could be anything between Josh and me after that scene in the barn yesterday?

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  • She took in the scene, unable to explain the sense of doom settling in her stomach.

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  • He gripped her arm to turn her away from the scene and set off at a quick march.

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  • He released her once they were away from the scene.

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  • Brady moved forward, reaching for his own weapon as he sought to decipher the scene before him.

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  • The highest-ranking military members and civilian staff members were crammed into the small center, staring at the scene on the screen before them.

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  • He showed Lana the same scene he'd shown Elise.

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  • He rose, unsettled by the scene around him.

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  • The grisly scene leading to the condos likely dissuaded anyone from visiting, she rationalized.

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  • There was only thing missing from the scene before her.

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  • A similar scene flashed before Kris.  One from long ago, when another blond woman had fallen to the devil that was his brother.

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  • The scene brought back a flood of memories to Dean.

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  • The unearthly shrill of the telephone shattered the scene, once, twice, three times before Dean clawed at the instrument and grumbled something.

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  • There's always a scene when relatives view what the victim left behind.

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  • In the house, she stared at the wild scene through the bay window.

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  • Twisting in the saddle, she soaked in the scene behind them.

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  • It was a peaceful scene made so much more beautiful by the addition of strategically placed outbuildings.

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  • His gaze swept the scene again and then he shook his head.

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  • If he thought this scene was beautiful, he'd be astounded at her place on the mountain.

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  • He was too busy looking at the scene below them.

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  • She pulled Ed to a stop and curled a knee around the saddle horn, watching the scene.

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  • For the better part of an hour they gazed down on the scene below and discussed her plans for the dude ranch.

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  • She glanced at the snowy scene outside the mansion then gathered her small backpack of weapons and strode to the door.

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  • Ten minutes of walking later, she crouched beneath the lowest branch of a massive pine tree and inched her way to the scene.

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  • She jumped, surprised to find the Black God a couple of feet behind her, staring at the scene.

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  • Darian moved forward as if in a dream, stopping within the shade of apple trees as he gazed at the scene before him.

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  • Struck by the familiarity of the scene, she paused as the fire reached the top of the hill.

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  • She bit her lip, not wanting to make yet another scene in front of the waiting warriors.

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  • His senses painted a scene in the darkness behind his eyelids.

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  • Her eyes were riveted to the scene.

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  • Her remaining guard took her arms and turned her away from the scene.

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  • She nudged her horse, taking in the scene with growing anger and fear.

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  • For a moment they both gazed in silence at the scene beyond.

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  • What could I do without making a scene in front of our customers?

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  • I'd rather Denton didn't know about it because I want to avoid a scene.

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  • If Denton found out about Justin, there would be a scene, of that she was certain.

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  • If there is any part of you that doubts I'll make a scene, keep talking like that.

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  • If I could, the scene at the mall today wouldn't have happened.

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  • The scene struck her as bizarre.

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  • Xander stayed in place for awhile, gaze on the scene at the building.

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  • The scene in the next room – an open cavity filled with rusted equipment – baffled her.

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  • Jule had put them ten meters from the strange scene, to the side of Jonny's vamps.

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  • This mountain, too, was the scene of the mystic rites of Dionysus, and the festival of the Daedala in honour of Hera.

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  • In her latest works she went back to her earlier themes of romantic and unchartered love, but the scene is shifted from Berri, which she felt she had exhausted, to other provinces of France, and instead of passionate manifestos we have a gallery of genre pictures treated in the spirit of Francois le champi.

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  • Stavanger is the first port of call for northward-bound passenger steamers from Hull and Newcastle, and has regular services from all the Norwegian coast towns, from Hamburg, &c. A railway runs south along the wild and desolate coast of Jaederen, one of the few low and unprotected shores in Norway, the scene of many wrecks.

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  • The scene of his labours for fifteen years was Languedoc, the Vivarais, and Dauphine.

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  • In 1560 both of them disappeared from the scene, Sylvester into a monastery at his own request, while Adashev died the same year, in honourable exile as a general in Livonia.

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  • Burton was the scene of several engagements in the Civil War, when its large trade in clothing and alabaster was practically ruined.

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  • In 1266 the town was the scene of a battle between the royal forces and the barons, when Robert de Ferrers, earl of Derby, was taken prisoner.

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  • Two miles south is the scene of the battle of Bosworth, in 1485, where Richard III.

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  • Visitors are shown the "Church of the Annunciation" with caves (including a fragment of a pillar hanging from the ceiling, and said to be miraculously supported) which are described as the scene of the annunciation, the "workshop of Joseph," the "synagogue," and a stone table, said to have been used by Christ.

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  • In 1246 it was the scene of a victory of the Hungarians over the Austrians; and in 1486 it was taken by Matthias Corvinus, king of Hungary, who, however, restored it to Maximilian I.

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  • Bolivia, Paraguay and Uruguay rose in armed revolt, and finally established themselves as separate republics, whilst the city of Buenos Aires itself was torn with faction and the scene of many a sanguinary fight.

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  • In 1809 it was the scene of the death of Ferdinand von Schill, in his gallant though ineffectual attempt to rouse his countrymen against the French invaders.

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  • Balquhidder was the scene of some of the exploits of Rob Roy, who died there in 1734.

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  • After the decline of the power of Rome, the dominant force in Asiatic commerce and navigation was Persia, and from that time onward, until the arrival of the Portuguese upon the scene early in the 16th century the spice trade, whose chief emporia were in or near the Malay Peninsula, was in Persian or Arab hands.

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  • In 1510 a second expedition against Malacca was sent out from Portugal under the command of Diogo Mendez de Vasconcellos, but d'Alboquerque retained it at Cochin to aid him in the retaking of Goa, and it was not until 1511 that the great viceroy could spare time to turn his attention to the scene of Siqueira's failure.

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  • wide, and its situation between two rugged mountains makes a scene of great natural beauty.

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  • The execution was a military and not a national act, and at the last scene on the scaffold the triumphant shouts of the soldiery could not overwhelm the groans and sobs raised by the populace.

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  • The scene of the legend now shifts to Rome, where Diocletian falls in love with a lovely nun named Ripsime; she, rather than gratify his passion, flees with her abbess Gaiana and several priests to Armenia.

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  • The better sources make Sardica the scene of meeting and name Eusebius (of Nicomedia) as the prelate who attended Constantine.

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  • Camille Lemonnier has given in one of his Causeries a striking picture of this faded scene of former greatness, now a solitude in which the few residents seem spectres rather than living figures.

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  • from the shore, and often even less, the scene changes.

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  • Gregory had passed before her from the scene of his contest, an exile at Salerno, whither Robert Guiscard carried him in 1084 from the anarchy of rebellious Rome.

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  • But new actors appeared upon the scene, and the same old struggle was resumed with fiercer energy.

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  • On the 23rd of April they were nally reconciled in the presence of the king, but the scene of 18th: of April hastened Cavours end.

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  • Marching rapidly, however, Albertone outdistanced the other columns, but, in consequence of allowing his men an hours rest, arrived upon the scene of action when the Abyssinians, whom it had been hoped to surprise at dawn, were ready to receive the attack.

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  • But he appeared again on the scene in the general elections of 1909, as a Christian Democratic candidate; he was elected, and alone of the Catholic deputies took his seat in the Chamber on the Extreme Left, where all his neighbors were violent anti-clericals.

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  • Hence the enormous effect of Cranmer's recovery at the final scene.

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  • However the authorities had been informed of the plot, probably by one of the conspirators named George Edwards; officers appeared upon the scene and arrested some of the conspirators; and although Thistlewood escaped in the confusion he was seized on the following day.

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  • It was the scene of the first banishment of St Athanasius in 336.

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  • This was the centre of the life of the medieval city, the scene of all great public functions, such as the homage of the burghers to 1 Bavo, or Allowin (c. 589-c. 653), patron saint of Ghent, was a nobleman converted by St Amandus, the apostle of Flanders.

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  • The Links are the scene every year of the Edinburgh race meetings and of those of the Royal Caledonian Hunt which are held every third year.

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  • It is a proof of the wisdom of Aurelius's clemency that he had little or no trouble in pacifying the provinces which had been the scene of rebellion.

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  • The great westward projection of the coast of Africa, and the islands to the north-west of that continent, were the principal scene of the work of the mariners sent out at his expense; but his object was to push onward and reach India from the Atlantic. The progress of discovery received a check on his death, but only for a time.

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  • The three voyages of Vasco da Gama (who died on the scene of his labours, at Cochin, in 1524) revolutionized the commerce of the East.

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  • Athens, the headquarters of the Mithradatic cause, was taken and sacked in 86; and in the same year, at Chaeroneia, the scene of Philip II.

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  • The contrast between the new regime and the ancient tradition of the city was curiously illustrated in 1818 by a scene described in Metternich's Memoirs, when, before the opening of the congress, Francis I., emperor of Austria, regarded by all Germany as the successor of the Holy Roman emperors, knelt at the tomb of Charlemagne amid a worshipping crowd, while the Protestant Frederick William III.

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  • This was the scene of the "strife" at Meribah (striving) where Yahweh "shewed himself holy" (Num.

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  • Pisgah or Mt Nebo (the name suggests a foreign god), to the north-east of the Dead Sea became the scene of the death of Moses; his burial-place was never known (Deut.

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  • In 1817 Pernambuco was the scene of a revolutionary outbreak, which resulted in the separation of the present states of Alagoas and Rio Grande do Norte, Ceara and Parahyba having been detached in 1799.

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  • By the aid of one front leg it places consecutive heaps of loosened particles upon its head, then with a smart jerk throws each little pile clear of the scene of operations.

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  • Not far from the scene of this conflict stands Balquhain Castle, a seat of the Leslies, now a mere shell, which was occupied by Queen Mary in September 1562 before the fight at Corrichie between her forces, led by the earl of Moray, and those of the earl of Huntly.

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  • To the west on the borders of Shropshire is Blore Heath, the scene of a defeat of the Lancastrians by the Yorkists in 1459.

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  • She is said to have been rescued from the hands of Death by Heracles, who arrived upon the scene at an opportune moment; a later story represents her as cured of a dangerous illness by his skill.

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  • The Russian plains have been, however, the scene of so many migrations of successive races, that at many places a series of deposits belonging to widely distant epochs are found one upon another.

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  • In 1866 a submarine volcano near the islet of Olosenga was the scene of a violent commotion, discharging rocks and mud to a height of 2000 ft.

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  • Corresponding to heaven, the abode of the righteous, we have Ge-henna (originally Ge-Hinnom, the scene of the Moloch rites of human sacrifice), the place of punishment after death for apostate Jews.

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  • Few crowded neighbourhoods are visible, and the characteristic features of the scene which meets the eye are the upturned roofs of temples, palaces, and mansions, gay with blue, green and yellow glazed tiles, glittering among the groves of trees with which the city abounds.

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  • My studies were sometimes interrupted with a sigh, which I breathed towards Lausanne; and on the approach of spring I withdrew without reluctance from the noisy and extensive scene of crowds without company, and dissipation without pleasure."

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  • Some time before the publication of the essay, Gibbon had entered a new and, one might suppose, a very uncongenial scene of life.

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  • Urged by such considerations, he once more turned his eyes to the scene of his early exile, where he might live on his decent patrimony in a style which was impossible in England, and pursue unembarrassed his literary studies.

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  • He reached the scene of battle as the last Spanish vessel surrendered, and the engagement was fought in accordance with his instructions.

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  • On a painted vase the scene of the intercession of Heracles is represented (Heydermann, ZI ber eine nacheuripideische Antigone, 1868).

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  • Jacob Street marks Jacob's Island, the scene of the death of Bill Sikes in Dickens's Oliver Twist.

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  • Although the rise of the Hebrew state, at an age when the great powers were quiescent and when such a people as the Philistines is known to have appeared upon the scene, is entirely intelligible, it is not improbable that legends of Saul and David, the heroic founders of the two kingdoms, have been put in a historical setting with the help of later historical tradition.

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  • The story of the last scene in Elisha's life implies in Joash an easily contented disposition which hindered him from completing his successes.

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  • It was followed by a battle at Beth-shemesh; the scene would suggest that Philistia also was involved.

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  • Assyria again appeared upon the scene under Tiglath, pileser IV.

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  • 44 8 -447), independent evidence for the position of Judah is needed, since a catastrophe apparently befell the unfortunate state before Nehemiah appears upon the scene.

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  • - At this point the power of Rome appeared upon the scene in the person of M.

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  • - Another force now appears on the scene.

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  • Modern schools have been set up in many places, and Palestine has been the scene of a notable educational and agricultural revival, while technical schools - such as the agricultural college near Jaffa and the schools of the alliance and the more recent Bezalel in Jerusalem - have been established.

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  • Owing to the existence of a strong Mussulman minority among its inhabitants, the warlike character of the natives, and the mountainous configuration of the country, which enabled a portion of the Christian population to maintain itself in a state of partial independence, the island has constantly been the scene of prolonged and sanguinary struggles in which the numerical superiority of the Christians was counterbalanced by the aid rendered to the Moslems by the Ottoman troops.

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  • As a scene of human settlement this site is of immense antiquity.

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  • Though the outbreak was unconnected with the religious feud, the latent fanaticism of both creeds was soon aroused, and the island once more became a scene of pillage and devastation.

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  • Baker Pasha accompanied the British force, and guided it in its march to the scene of his defeat, and at the desperately-fought second battle of El Teb he was wounded.

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  • ALIWAL, a village of British India, in the Ludhiana district of the Punjab, situated on the left bank of the Sutlej, and famous as the scene of one of the great battles of the 1st Sikh War.

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  • Portugal was first on the scene, and in the r6th century established a considerable littoral empire on the coasts of East Africa, India and China, fragments of which still remain, especially Goa, where Portuguese influence on the natives was considerable.

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  • At Bankside were the Bear and the Paris Gardens, used for the popular sport of bear and bull baiting; and the Globe theatre, the scene of the production of many of Shakespeare's plays for fifteen years after its erection in 1599.

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  • The Aramean states, Beth-rehob, Maacah, Tob, &c., lay partly to the north of Gilead and partly in the region which was the scene of the fight with Jabin (Josh.

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  • 8, it is significant that the scene of Absalom's exile lay to the south, that Ahithophel was a south Judaean, and that Amasa probably belonged to the Jezreel 2 with which David was connected through his wife Ahinoam.

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  • the scene of the earliest labours of Protestant missionaries in India.

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  • A little farther down the river is St Robert's cave, which is supposed to have been the residence of the hermit, and in 1744 was the scene of the murder of Daniel Clarke by Eugene Aram, whose story is told in Lytton's wellknown novel.

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  • Though in sympathy with the Covenanters, the town was the scene of few incidents comparable to those which took place in the northern parts of the shire.

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  • It was there that they placed the scene of the sufferings of Prometheus (vide Aeschylus, Prometheus Vinctus), and there, in the land of Colchis, which corresponds to the valley of the Rion, that they sent the Argonauts to fetch the golden fleece.

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  • It has been the scene of many notable events in the history of Peru.

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  • "God sows"), the capital of the Israelite monarchy under Ahab, and the scene of stirring Biblical events (1 Sam.

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  • But he reappeared prominently on the political scene during the riksdag of 1800, and in 1805 was consecrated bishop of Hernosand.

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  • to E.N.E.; they comprise the Cour du Cheval Blanc or des Adieux (thus named in memory of the parting scene between Napoleon and the Old Guard in 1814), the Cour de la Fontaine, the Cour Ovale, built on the site of a more ancient château, and the Cour d'Henri IV.: the smaller Cour des Princes adjoins the northern wing of the Cour Ovale.

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  • When the two brothers combined, Antiochus again invaded Egypt (168), but was compelled to retire by the Roman envoy C. Popillius Laenas (consul 172), after the historic scene in which the Roman drew a circle in the sand about the king and demanded his answer before he stepped out of it.

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  • Napcleon was now able by degrees to dispense with all republican forms (the last to go was the Republican Calendar, which ceased on the 1st of January 1806), and the scene at the coronation in Notre Dame on the 2nd of December 1804 was frankly imperial in splendour and in the egotism which led Napoleon to wave aside the pope, Pius VII., at the supreme moment and crown himself.

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  • Yet during the armistice which ensued (June 4th - July loth; afterwards prolonged to August loth) Napoleon did nothing to soothe the Viennese government, and that, too, despite the encouragement which the allies received from the news of Wellington's victory at Vittoria and the entry of Bernadotte with a Swedish contingent on the scene.

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  • This scene was the beginning of the actual events of the Revolution.

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  • It was a scene of terror not only to the accused but to judges and to jury.

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  • Evans, coming on the scene in 1893, travelled in succeeding years about the island picking up trifles of unconsidered evidence, which gradually convinced him that greater things would eventually be found.

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  • John fortified it against Louis of France in 1216, and during the civil wars it was the scene of much fighting, being stormed by the parliamentary forces in 1644.

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  • Years afterwards, when an old man, Adams undertook to write out at length his recollections of this scene; it is instructive to compare the two accounts.

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  • Summoned before the bishop's vicar, his trial was a scene of insult and clamour, ending in his being violently thrust from the court and bidden to leave the city within three hours.

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  • In 1800 Fernald's Island was purchased by the Federal government for a navy yard; it was the scene of considerable activity during the War of 1812, but was of much greater importance during the Civil War, when the famous " Kearsarge " and several other war vessels were built here.'

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  • Ramnicu Sarat was the scene of battles between the Moldavians and the Walachians in 1434 and 1573, and between the Walachians and Turks in 1634.

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  • In the autumn of the same year Kuttenberg was the scene of horrible atrocities.

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  • The courage of the Romans, however, soon overcame such fears; the Britons were put to flight; and the groves of Mona, the scene of many a sacrifice and bloody rite, were cut down.

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  • A monument was erected in 1887 to mark the supposed scene of the accident.

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  • In the 16th century Quercy was a stronghold of the Protestants, and the scene of a savage religious warfare.

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  • by 212), the upper portion of which is cut out of the rock, while the lower is enclosed by a semicircular wall of massive masonry; the theory of these scholars, however, that the whole precinct was a sanctuary of the Pelasgian Zeus cannot be regarded as proved, nor is it easy to abandon the generally received view that this was the scene of the popular assemblies of later times, notwithstanding the apparent unsuitability of the ground and the insufficiency of room for a large multitude.

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  • Before the campaign of 1812 she accompanied the emperor to Dresden; but after that scene of splendour misfortunes crowded upon Napoleon.

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  • Even after the lapse of so great a time the city is still in its glory, and as seen from the river it presents a scene of great picturesqueness and grandeur.

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  • The statements are obscure, and elsewhere Hormah is the scene of a victory over the Canaanites by Israel (Num.

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  • When we listen to the free declamation of the singers at the outset of Der fliegende Hollander - a declamation which is accompanied by 1 The subsequent division into three acts, as given in all the published editions, has been effected in the crudest way by inserting a full close in the orchestral interludes at the changes of scene, and then beginning the next scene by taking up the interludes again.

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  • It matters little that Parsifal requires two nameless attendant characters in a long opening scene, for the sole purpose of telling the antecedents of the story, when a situation is thereby revealed which for subtlety and power has hardly a parallel since Greek tragedy.

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  • The more subtle examples are inexhaustible in variety and resource; and perhaps the climax of subtlety is the almost entire absence of Leitmotif in the first scene of the third act of Gotterddmmerung, when Siegfried throws away his last chance of averting his doom.

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  • Breda also derives some celebrity from the various political congresses of which it has been the scene.

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  • The scene where she is holding the clue to Theseus occurs on a very early vase in the British Museum.

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  • This scene of the fight with the bull is often depicted on seal cylinders.

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  • It was the scene of two of the "battles" of the "Border War," and of much of the political violence resulting from the clashes between the "pro-slavery" and the "free-state" factions of Missouri and Kansas.

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  • wide leads into the circular bay of GubbetKharab (Hell's Mouth), behind which rise a chaotic mass of volcanic rocks, destitute of vegetation and presenting a scene of weird desolation.

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  • "It is scarcely an exaggeration to say that the scene which took place at that humble meeting in Aldersgate Street forms an epoch in English history.

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  • The narrow winding streets and the Arab bazaars present an Oriental scene contrasting with the European aspect of the district already described.

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  • According to the Avesta (Yasna, 9, 17),, Airyanem Vaejo, on the river Daitya, the old sacred country of the gods, was the home of Zoroaster, and the scene of his.

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  • Some curious frescoes representing these funeral-feasts, found in the cubicula which were the scene of them, are 3; „ I,I - _..

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  • We have already spoken of the eucharistic celebrations of which the cubicula were the scene; and still existing baptisteries prove that the other sacrament was also administered there.

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  • These were unknown to Bosio, and are both covered with frescoes, the vault being in one case decorated with the scene which represents Christ seated among the apostles and pronouncing sentence upon the defunct.

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  • Detmold (Thiatmelli) was in 783 the scene of a conflict between the Saxons and the troops of Charlemagne.

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  • Arequipa was founded by Pizarro in 1540, and has been the scene of many events of importance in the history of Peru.

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  • West of the Narenta, their flanks are in places covered with forests of beech and pine, but north-east of that river they present for the most part a scene of barren desolation.

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  • Towards nightfall Napoleon reached the scene, and the Russians being now clear the troops began to enter, but already fires were observed in the farther part of the city.

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  • He realized the situation in a moment, galloped to the new scene of action, and at once grouped his forces for decisive action - the gift in which he was supreme.

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  • Its scene is Maryland during the American Revolution.

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  • The scene of the "sparrow-hawk" tournament, described in Geraint and Enid, one of the Arthurian romances, is laid at Cardiff.

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  • In the autumn of that year he went for a change of scene to the Sandwich Islands, but was taken ill there, and was only too glad to return to Samoa.

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  • It was the scene of two battles between the Prussians and Austrians on the 27th and the 28th of June 1866.

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  • The scene of his revolt was Tirzah, the old seat of the kings of Israel between Jeroboam I.

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  • Gurgling water, strips of sward and tall forest trees, backed by green hills, make a scene completely unlike the usual monotony of Persian landscape.

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  • Irish tradition represents the future apostle as tending the herds of a chieftain of the name of Miliucc (Milchu), near the mountain called Slemish in county Antrim, but Bury tries to show that the scene of his captivity was Connaught, perhaps in the neighbourhood of Croagh Patrick.

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  • Middendorff's journey (1844-1845) to north-eastern Siberia - contemporaneous with Castren's journeys for the special study of the Ural-Altaian languages - directed attention to the far north and awakened interest in the Amur, the basin of which soon became the scene of the expeditions of Akhte and Schwarz (1852), and later on (1854-1857) of the Siberian expedition to which we owe so marked an advance in our knowledge of East Siberia.

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  • Ulm is mentioned as early as 854, and under the Carolingian sovereigns it was the scene of several assemblies.

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  • The scene on any part of the river from Oxford down on public holidays, and on Saturdays and Sundays during the summer, would be sufficient to show how it contributes to the public enjoyment.

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  • The mouth of the Gulf of Lepanto was the scene of the great sea fight in which the naval power of Turkey was for the time being destroyed by the united papal, Spanish and Venetian forces (October 7, 1571).

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  • The scene of dispute this time was on French the S.E.

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  • of Doune, on the right bank of the Teith, was the scene of the labours of James Smith (1789-1850), the agricultural engineer, who was also manager of the cotton mills established there in 1785.

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  • It is famous as the scene of a battle, on the 12th of May 1813, between the French and the Allies after Napoleon's retreat from Moscow.

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  • The mother invented some plea to send the wife to the trysting-place, and then, dressing herself in male clothing, prepared to come suddenly on the scene as the lover, trusting to be able to make her escape before she was recognized.

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  • For as Athanasius and Marcellus of Ancyra appeared on the scene, and the Western bishops declined to exclude them, the Eusebian bishops of the East absolutely refused to discuss, and contented themselves with formulating a written protest addressed to numerous foreign prelates.

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  • and James V., including the apartments occupied by Queen Mary, the scene of the murder of Rizzio in 1566.

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  • Other churches having historical associations are the two Greyfriars churches, which occupy the two halves of one building; Tron church, the scene of midnight hilarity at the new year; St Cuthbert's church; St Andrew's church in George Street, whence set out, on a memorable day in 1843, that long procession of ministers and elders to Tanfield Hall which ended in the founding of the Free Church; St George's church in Charlotte Square, a good example of the work of Robert Adam.

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  • The United Free Church claims no buildings of much historic interest, but St George's Free was the scene of the ministrations of Dr Robert S.

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  • St John's Episcopal church at the west end of Princes Street was the scene of the ministrations of Dean Ramsay, and St Paul's Episcopal church of the Rev. Archibald Alison, father of the historian.

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  • Cramond Brig was the scene of one of the " roving " adventures of James V., when the life of the " Gudeman of Ballengeich " was saved by Jock Howieson of the Braehead.

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  • The parish church, effectively situated on an eminence by the side of the lake, was the scene of the ministration of the Rev. John Thomson (1778-1840), the landscape painter, who numbered Sir Walter Scott among his elders.

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  • The Pentland range contains many points of interest and beauty, but these are mostly accessible only to the pedestrian, although the hills are crossed by roads, of which the chief are those by Glencorse burn and the Cauld Stane Slap. Habbie's Howe, the scene of Allan Ramsay's pastoral The Gentle Shepherd, is some 2 m.

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  • Mary in the Field (the "Kirk of Field"), the scene of the murder of Darnley.

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  • The Waverley Market for vegetables and fruit presents a busy scene in the early morning, and is used for monster meetings and promenade and popular concerts.

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  • Rugby football is in high favour, Edinburgh being commonly the scene of the international matches when the venue falls to Scotland.

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  • The determination of Edinburgh as the national capital, and as the most frequent scene of parliamentary assemblies, dates from the death of James I.

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  • Throughout the middle ages it was the scene of vigorous struggles between Sla y s, Byzantines, Franks, Turks and Venetians, the chief memorials of which are the ruined strongholds of Mistra near Sparta, Gerald (anc. Geronthrae) and Monemvasia, "the Gibraltar of Greece," on the east coast, and Passava near Gythium.

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  • From 1527 to 1545 the city was torn by faction fights and violent revolts against the noveschi, and was the scene of frequent bloodshed, while the quarrelsomeness and bad government of the Sienese gave great dissatisfaction in Tuscany.

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  • In the latter part of the 18th century and the first years of the 19th it was constantly the scene of bloody dissensions between two rival parties, one led by the local janissaries, the other by the sherifs (religious); and the Ottoman governors took the side, now of one, now of the other, in order to plunder a distracted city, too far removed from the centre to be controlled by the sultans, and too near the rebellious pashalik of Acre and the unsettled district of Lebanon not to be affected by the disorders natural to a frontier province.

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  • The university stands in its own grounds on the site of Grose Farm, the scene of one of the earliest attempts at government farming.

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  • But besides a commercial crisis the colony had been the scene of an ecclesiastical dispute which attracted widespread attention.

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  • On the 17th of February 1843 an extraordinary scene took place in the House of Commons.

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  • On the following day there was a remarkable scene in the House of Commons.

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  • proclaimed them the enemies of God and humanity, refused to receive their ambassadors, and finally, at the famous battle of the Lechfeld, overwhelmed them on the very scene of their first victory, near Augsburg, which they were besieging (Aug.

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  • In 1814 the locality was the scene of a stubborn combat between the French and the Allies.

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  • Close by is the scene of the battle of the 2nd of February 1645, in which Montrose completely defeated the earl of Argyll.

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  • Bosnia was also the scene of a succession of monster political trials.

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  • Before the erection of the Tay Bridge the town was the scene of much traffic, as the railway ferry from Tayport was then the customary access to Dundee from the south.

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  • of Wooler), the scene of a famous battle fought on the 9th of September r 513 between the English and the Scots.

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  • Bloemfontein, President Kruger himself arriving on the scene to give confidence to his burghers; but the demoralization was so great that neither the military genius of the few nor the personal influence of the president could bolster up an adequate resistance, and on the 13th of March 1900 Lord Roberts's army marched into the Free State capital.

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  • Then another mysterious form appears on the scene, bearing the honourable title of "Servant of Yahweh," through whom God's gracious purposes for Israel and the world are to be realized.

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  • But the great bulk of the Syriac martyrdoms have their scene farther east, within the Persian dominions.

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  • The town was the scene of the marriage of Richard I., king of England, with Berengaria, in 1191.

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  • The word appears in English in the 18th century, and was first applied to the correct representation, in literature and art, of the manners, dress, furniture and general surroundings of the scene represented.

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  • - An Egyptian scene depicts the.

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  • - Sacrificial Scene over a small skull-cap and will on a Seal from Gezer.

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  • In the year 556 Banbury (Beranbyrig, Banesberie) was the scene of a battle between Cynric and Ceawlin and Britons.

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  • In 1559 it was the headquarters of the Lords of the Congregation, and in 1607 the scene of the meetings of the synod of Fife known as the Three Synods of Dysart.

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  • A scene of riot and disorder was enacted in the Venezuelan capital.

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  • In modern times Ancon has been the scene of several important historical events.

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  • above the Elbe), the scene of one of Frederick the Great's military exploits in the Seven Years' War, KOnigstein (797 ft.

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  • The part of Syracuse in general Sicilian affairs has been traced in the article Sicily; but one striking scene is wholly local, when the defeated Ducetius took refuge in the hostile city (451), and the common voice of the people bade "spare the suppliant."

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  • Syracuse, in its extremity, asked help from the mother-city, Corinth; and now appears on the scene one of the noblest figures in Greek history, Timoleon.

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  • Sir Walter Scott laid part of the scene of Guy Mannering in this neighbourhood.

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  • Since the 17th century this park has been one of the most favoured resorts of fashionable society, and at the height of the " season," from May to the end of July, its drives present a brilliant scene.

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  • In the 17th and 18th centuries it was a favourite duellingground, and in the present day it is not infrequently the scene of political and other popular demonstrations (as is also Trafalgar Square), while the neighbourhood of Marble Arch is the constant resort of orators on social and religious topics.

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  • It is the scene from time to time of splendid ceremonies, and contains the tombs of many great men; but in this respect it cannot compete with the peculiar associations of Westminster Abbey.

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  • The exception is the Guildhall of the City Corporation, with its splendid hall, the scene of meetings and entertainments of the corporation; its council chamber, library and crypt (partly opened to the public in 1910).

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  • The survival of names of obliterated physical features or characteristics is illustrated in Section I.; but additional instances are found in the Strand, which originally ran close to the sloping bank of the Thames, and in Smithfield, now the central meat market, but for long the " smooth field " where a cattle and hay market was held, and the scene of tournaments and games, and also of executions.

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  • The surface tramway system of London cannot be complete, as, within an area roughly represented by the boroughs of Chelsea, Kensington and Fulham, the city of Westminster and a considerable district north thereof, and the city of London, the ' Charing Cross station was the scene of a remarkable catastrophe on the 5th of December 1905, when a large part of the roof collapsed, and the falling debris did very serious damage to the Avenue theatre, which stands close to the station at a lower level.

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  • The Covent Garden theatre is the principal home of grand opera; the building, though spacious, suffers by comparison with the magnificence of opera houses in some other capitals, but during the opera season the scene within the theatre is brilliant.

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  • This was a scene unequalled until Henry V.

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  • A frost almost as severe as the memorable one of1683-1684occurred in the winter of 1 7391740, and the Thames was again the scene of a busy fair.

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  • Lord Chelmsford and the reconnoitring party returned to find the camp deserted; next day they retreated to Rorke's Drift, which had been the scene of an heroic and successful defence.

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  • Only by dispatching very substantial reinforcements in men, munitions and war material to the scene could the Entente achieve its object.

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  • The closing scene of the battle was a half-hearted attack made by a body of fugitives, which led merely to the slaughter of the French prisoners, which was ordered by Henry because he had not enough men both to guard them and to meet the attack.

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  • The district was the scene of conflicts with the natives in 1847, 1864 and 1868, and in the beautiful Moutoa gardens a monument commemorates the battle of that name (May 14th, 1864).

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  • The scene of the discovery of glass is placed by Pliny on the banks of the little river Belus, under the heights of Mount Carmel, where sand suitable for glass-making exists and wood for fuel is abundant.

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  • In 1356 Louvain was the scene of the famous Joyeuse Entree of Wenceslas which represented the principal charter of Brabant.

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  • In one scene the king stands in his chariot with a curved weapon in his right hand formed of three bars of metal bound together by rings (similar, as M.

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  • Elsewhere we see the victorious prince beating down a vanquished enemy, and superintending the execution of other prisoners who are being sacrificed to the gods, while in one curious scene he is striking with his mace a sort of wicker-work cage filled with naked men.

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  • Puchstein's notice in 1882 by the chance discovery of sculptured wall-dados, now in Constantinople, was the scene of extensive German excavations in 1893-1894, directed by F.

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  • He went abroad, and it was some time before he reappeared on the political scene.

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  • on an island in the Tagus, which forms the scene of Schiller's famous drama Don Carlos.

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  • - Hameln is famed as the scene of the myth of the piper of Hameln.

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  • One day there appeared upon the scene a piper clad in a fantastic suit, who offered for a certain sum of money to charm all the vermin into the Weser.

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  • It was plundered, although Totila did not carry out his threat to make it a pasture for cattle, and when the Gothic army withdrew into Apulia it was from a scene of desolation.

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  • The European wars of the 18th century caused much suffering, as the West Indies were the scene of numerous battles between the British and the French.

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  • The old British fort, Caer Drewyn, one of a chain of forts from Dyserth to Canwyd, is the supposed scene of Glendower's retreat under Henry IV., and here Owen Gwynedd is said to have prepared to repulse Henry II.

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  • The island (also called Avatcha), which was the scene of his death, lies in the southwestern part of the sea, off the coast of Kamchatka, being one of the Commander or Komandor group, belonging to Russia.

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  • Thus throughout the first eight chapters the scene is Jerusalem in the early part of the reign of Darius.

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  • Hampton Roads is famous in history as the scene of the first engagement between iron-clad vessels.

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  • The Federal steam frigates, "Roanoke," "St Lawrence" and "Minnesota" had all gone aground in their trip from Old Point Comfort toward the scene of battle, and only the "Minnesota" was near enough (about i m.) to take any part in the fight.

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  • The scene of the most important fighting was the Pratzen plateau.

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  • 47, 50 and 53; and it is the principal scene of the tale of Paul and Thecla (which though apocryphal has certainly some historical basis; see Thecla).

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  • The transference of the scene to Constantinople is a reminiscence of the events of the Crusades and Theodebert's projected campaign against that city.

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  • One version places the scene in the land of the Huns.

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  • Lag., p. 280), the scene of one of the most striking episodes in Old Testament history (1 Sam.

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  • Undeterred by the news of heavy attacks on his rear from Tirol and from Bohemia, Napoleon hurried all available troops to the bridges, and by daybreak on the 21st, 40,000 men were collected on the Marchfeld, the broad open plain of the left bank, which was also to be the scene of the battle of Wagram.

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  • Napoleon had, of course, accepted the risk of such an attack, but he sought at the same time to minimize it by summoning every available battalion to the scene.

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  • In the meanwhile Essling had been the scene of fighting almost as desperate as that of Aspern.

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  • He paid the duke of Buccleuch, was the scene of the most occasional visits to friends in London, Scotland and the south of France; but the remainder of his life was spent for the most part at Hawarden.

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  • The scene represents St George and the Princess after the conquest of the Dragon, with accessory figures, the sea, a mountainous landscape and an elaborately painted city in the background.

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  • It was the scene of a revolutionary outbreak against Spain in 1810.

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  • In 1848 a Mexican congress met here to ratify the treaty of peace with the United States, and in 1867 Queretaro was the scene of Maximilian's last stand against the republicans (under Escobedo), which resulted in his capture and subsequent execution on the Cerro de las Campanas just N.

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  • During the revolutionary period of 1848 the people of Frankfort, where the united German parliament held its sessions, took a chief part in political movements, and the streets of the town were more than once the scene of conflict.

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  • The grass used for Japanese lawns loses its verdure in autumn and remains from November to March a greyish brown blot upon the scene.

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  • Her language is graceful and natural, her sentiments are refined and sober; and, as Mr Aston well says, her story flows on easily from one scene of real life to another, giving us a varied and minutely detailed picture of life and society in KiOto, such as we possess for no other country at the same period.

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  • Therefore he took his motives from nature rather than from history; or, if he borrowed from the latter, what he selected was a scene, not the pains or the passions of its actors, Moreover, he never exhausted his subject, but was always careful to leave a wide margin for the imagination of the spectator.

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  • Shadows and reflections were ignored, and perspective, approximately correct for landscape distances, was isometrical for near objects, while the introduction of a symbolic sun or moon lent the sole distinction between a day and a night scene.

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  • In 1848 Olmiitz was the scene of the emperor Ferdinand's abdication, and in 1850 an important conference took place here between Austrian and German statesmen.

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  • In the 2nd century it was the scene of the martyrdom of St Benignus (Benigne, vulg.

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  • The neighbourhood was the scene of considerable fighting during the Franco-German War, which was, however, indirectly of some advantage to the city owing to the impetus given to its industries by the immigrants from Alsace.

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  • On the 6th of May 1791 occurred the painful scene in the House of Commons, in which Burke renounced his friendship. In 1792 there was some vague talk of a coalition between him and Pitt, which, came to nothing.

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  • It should be noted that the scene with Burke took place in the course of the debate on the Quebec Bill, in which Fox displayed real statesmanship by criticizing the division of Upper from Lower Canada, and other provisions of the bill, which in the end proved so injurious as to be unworkable.

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  • There is hardly in Robinson Crusoe a scene equal, and there is consequently not in English literature a scene superior, to that where the youthful pickpocket first exercises his trade, and then for a time loses his ill-gotten gains.

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  • In the scene of the weighing of the soul before Osiris, dating from the New-kingdom onwards, Anubis attends to the balance while Thoth registers the result.

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  • But now the queen's sudden death on the 1st of August, and the appointment of Shrewsbury to the lord treasurership, instantly changed the whole scene and ruined Bolingbroke.

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  • Soon after came the first Punic war, the principal scene of which was Sicily, where, from common hostility to the Carthaginian, Greek and Roman were brought into friendly relations, and the Roman armies must have become familiar with the spectacles and performances of the Greek theatre.

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  • The Republican national 1 This attack led to a dramatic scene in the House, in which Blaine fervidly asseverated his denial.

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  • St Peter's church, a Perpendicular building, is said to have been the scene of the ordination of Cardinal Wolsey in 1498.

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  • During the wars of Scottish independence the possession of Ayr and its castle was an object of importance to both the contending parties, and the town was the scene of many of Wallace's exploits.

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  • Others see in the glass coloured figures of men, women and animals in motion; while in rarer cases the ball disappears from view, and the scryer finds himself apparently looking at an actual scene.

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  • It would seem that before this time Montanus had disappeared from the scene; but Maximilla, and probably also Prisca, were working with redoubled energy.

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  • It was the scene of attempts by the French to invade Ireland in 1689 and 1796, and troops of William of Orange were landed here in 1697.

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  • It was the scene of the defeat of the Neapolitans by the French on the 27th of November 1798.

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  • Berkeley Castle was the scene of the death of Edward II.

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  • In his youth Casimir was considered frivolous and licentious; while his sudden flight from the field of Plowce, the scene of his father's great victory over the Teutonic knights, argued but poorly for his personal courage.

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  • In1779-1780Prairie du Chien was the scene of plots and counterplots of American and British sympathizers and of the activities of Godefrey Linctot,.

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  • Meeting Manteuffel near the Brasserie of Noisseville, he overwhelmed him with reproaches, and at the crisis of this scene the bands struck up "Heil dir im Siegeskranz"!

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  • Marshal Bazaine had meanwhile arrived on the scene, and ordering forward fresh troops to relieve (not to reinforce) those already engaged, he rode forward with a horse artillery battery to watch the operations.

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  • This was the scene which for the moment held the attention of Prince Frederick Charles when at length he reached the battlefield from Pont-a-Mousson.

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  • At the present day, with the exception of the Chahar-sick, where there is always a certain amount of traffic, and where the great diversity of race and costume imparts much liveliness to the scene, Herat presents a very melancholy and desolate appearance.

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  • Owing to its position astride of the Alps, and so commanding the road across them, Tirol has often been the scene of sharp fighting.

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  • Almora is also celebrated as the scene of the British victory which terminated the war with Nepal in April 1815, and which resulted in the evacuation of Kumaon by the Gurkhas and the annexation of the province by the British.

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  • long, being the largest, - and one small river, the Pudeto, in the northern part of the island, is celebrated as the scene of the last engagement in the war for independence, the Spanish retaining possession of Chiloe until 1826.

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  • Meanwhile Italy had been the scene of memorable events, in most of which Machiavelli took some part.

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  • Italy was equally the scene of continuous fighting.

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  • It was the site of Roman and British camps, and in the wars of the 17th century was the scene of several important military rendezvous.

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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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  • 14 Heavenly scene of the Vision.

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  • Before Prester John appears upon the scene we find the way prepared for his appearance by a kindred fable, which entwined itself with the legends about him.

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  • Nearly a quarter of a century later Prester John appears upon the scene, in the character of a Christian conqueror and potentate who combined the characters of priest and king, and ruled over vast dominions in the Far East.

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  • per ton, was only to be driven out by a heat of 300° C. Steam coals being softer and more porous give off enormous volumes of gas from the working face in most of the deep pits, many of which have been the scene of disastrous explosions.

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  • This was perhaps the original scene of the striking episode "in the land of Moriah," when at the last moment he was by angelic interposition released from the altar on which he was about to be sacrificed by his father in obedience to a divine command (Gen.

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  • By later Judaism, which fixed its attention chiefly on the altar scene, he was regarded as the pattern and prototype of all martyrs.

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  • Jagerndorf suffered severely during the Thirty Years' War, and was the scene of engagements between the Prussians and Austrians in May 1745 and in January 1779.

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  • The state was never the scene of active military operations during the 1 This acquisition of foreign territory by joint resolution instead of by treaty was followed in the case of Hawaii in 1898.

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  • After taking his degree he went to Paris, partly to recruit his health by a change of scene, partly to study Greek.

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  • It was the scene of the defeat of the French and Bavarians under Marshals Tallard and Marsin, on the 13th of August 1704, by the English and the Austrians under the duke of Marlborough and Prince Eugene.

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  • Of Franklin's examination, in February 1766, by the House in Committee of the Whole, as to the effects of the Stamp Act, Burke said that the scene reminded him of a master examined by a parcel of schoolboys, and George Whitefield said: " Dr Franklin has gained immortal honour by his behaviour at the bar of the House.

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  • " It seemed," wrote Richard Cumberland, " as if a whole century had been stepped over in the passage of a single scene; old things were done away, and a new order at once brought forward, 1 In the subsequent Apology addressed to the Critical Reviewers, Churchill revenged himself for the slight which he supposed Garrick to have put upon him, by some spiteful lines, which, however, Garrick requited by good-humoured kindness.

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  • The castle, of which nothing but the earthworks and foundations remain, is famous as the scene of the imprisonment of Mary queen of Scots from September 1586 to her trial and execution on the 8th of February 1587.

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  • In the following campaign of 362 Mantineia, after narrowly escaping capture by the Theban general Epaminondas, became the scene of a decisive conflict in which the latter achieved Achaeans and jealousy of Megalopolis, was punished in 222 by a thorough devastation of the city, which was now reconstituted as a dependency of Argos and renamed Antigoneia.

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  • LUTZEN, a town in Prussian Saxony, in the circle of Merseburg (pop. in 3981), chiefly famous as the scene of a great battle fought on the 6/16th of November 1632 between the Swedes, under King Gustavus Adolphus, and the Imperialists, under Wallenstein.

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  • Open both to German and French influences, the Netherlands had been the scene of the first executions of Lutherans; they had been a centre of Anabaptist agitation; but Calth y P ?

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  • Ndrdlingen was the scene of two great battles in the Thirty Years' War.

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  • Salem was the scene of the greatest excitement in 1691-1692.

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  • The state was not again the scene of any conflict during the war.

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  • During the Civil War Melton was in February 1644 the scene of a defeat of the parliamentary forces by the royalists.

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  • In 1813 the town was the scene of the deliberations which led to the successful uprising of Prussia against Napoleon.

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  • The city was not much disturbed by the struggle for independence, but it was afterwards the scene of many a revolution until the dictatorial authority of Porfirio Diaz put an end to petty pronunciamentos and partisan intrigues.

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  • To the north-east, at about the same distance from the town, are the tiny château and park of Tiefurt, on the banks of the Ilm, the scene of many pastoral court revels in the past.

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  • Randers is best known in history as the scene of the assassination of Count Gerhard by Niels Ebbesdn in 1340.

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  • He was thus acquainted with almost all the regions which were to be the scene of his projected history.

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  • This risk, however, was obviated by the foresight of Emma, who carried her lover across the courtyard of the palace; a scene which was witnessed by Charlemagne, who next morning narrated the occurrence to his counsellors, and asked for their advice.

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  • It is thus the concluding scene of the persecution under Marcus Aurelius, which is best known from the sufferings of the churches of Vienne and Lyons in South Gaul.

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  • The villa of Marius, which was bought by Lucullus, and afterwards came into the possession of the imperial house, was the scene of the death of Tiberius.

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  • This scene was represented upon the chest of Cypselus described by Pausanias (v.

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  • Servia, Egypt and the principalities were successively the scene of hostilities in which Turkey gained no successes, and in 1807 a British fleet appeared at Constantinople, strange to say to insist on Turkey's yielding to Russia's demands besides dismissing the ambassador of Napoleon I.

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  • After 1 Shalford Fair, the chapels on the two hills and the Surrey hills are probably the scene of Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress, see E.

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  • S., led to the rapid rise of Banjaluka, which was thenceforward the scene of many encounters between Austrians and Turks; notably in 1527, 1688 and 1737.

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  • The earthly scene is here Judea, indeed Jerusalem, with but five breaks (vi.

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  • 2-6, the Baptist, several months after the Jordan scene, sends from his prison to ascertain if Jesus is indeed the Messiah; in John, the Baptist remains at large so as again (iii.

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  • The scene on Calvary differs as follows: In the Synoptists the soldiers divide His garments among them, casting lots (Mark xv.

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  • Its two halves have each a negative and a positive scene.

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  • Bethulie, 1686, on the Orange river, in the " Conquered Territory," has been the scene of the labours of French Protestant missionaries since 1832, and possesses a fine park.

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  • Kuropatkin, who had taken command of the army, saw from the first that he would have Kuro- to gain three months, and disposed his forces as they patkin's came on the scene, unit by unit, in perfect accord plan.

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  • In 1807 it became the capital of the kingdom of Westphalia; in 1813 it was bombarded and captured by the Russian general Chernichev; in 1830, 1831 and 1848 it was the scene of violent commotions; from 1850 to 1851 it was occupied by the Prussians, the Bavarians and the Austrians; in 1866 it was occupied by the Prussians, and in 1867 was made the capital of the newly formed Prussian province of Hesse-Nassau.

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  • To these illustrations it is unsafe to add the scene on a cylinder preserved in the British Museum, representing two figures, a See Jastrow, Rel.

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  • They brought about a scene in Parliament which ended in hand-to-hand fighting and assaults, whereupon the Government immediately closed the Parliament.

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  • The colliery, which was opened in 1807, has frequently been the scene of dreadful accidents, notably on the 23rd of October 1821, when 52 lives were lost.

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  • Sir Francis Walsingham was born at Chislehurst, where his family had long flourished; Hever Castle was the seat of the Boleyns and the scene of the courtship of Anne Boleyn by Henry VIII.

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  • Many ancient villages have disappeared entirely, notably Ravenspur or Ravenser, once a port, represented in parliament under Edward I., and the scene of the landing of Bolingbroke, afterwards Henry IV., in '399.

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  • It was the scene of the defeat of C. Papirius Carbo and C. Norbanus by Q.

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  • Many of the stories have their scene laid in Himaphan, the Siamese fairyland, probably originally the Himalaya.

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  • Some of the traditional qualities are indeed preserved: the practical joke, for instance, in the scene in Auerbach's Keller shows that he has not altogether shed his character as kobold; and, like the planet-spirits of the old magic he appears alternately in animal and human shape.

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  • At that juncture the first Carlist war broke out, and Lambermont hastened to the scene of action.

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  • east of Ballymena, is notable as being the scene of St Patrick's early life.

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  • Island Magee had, besides antiquarian remains, a notoriety as a home of witchcraft, and was the scene of an act of reprisal for the muchdisputed massacre of Protestants about 1641, by the soldiery of Carrickfergus.

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  • We have to remember that he was removed from the scene early in the reaction, before force was fully organized for the suppression of the revolution.

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  • Most probably Geneva would soon have become an integral part of the realms of the house of Savoy had it not been for the appearance of a new protector on the scene - the Swiss confederation.

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  • On his recovery he was consecrated bishop of Eastern Equatorial Africa (June 1884), and in January 1885 started again for the scene of his mission, and visited Palestine on the way.

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  • A revival of the custom was effected in 1855 by Harrison Ainsworth, author of the novel The Flitch of Bacon, but the scene of the ceremony was transferred to the town hall of Great Dunmow.

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  • In 102 B.C. its neighbourhood was the scene of the defeat inflicted on the Cimbri and Teutones by Marius.

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  • Between Bakhchi-sarai and Chufut-kaleh is the Uspenskiy monastery, clinging like a swallow's nest to the face of the cliffs, and the scene of a great pilgrimage on the 15th (29th) of August every year.

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  • In 1387 the duke of Gloucester, uncle of Richard II., assembled in Hornsey Park the forces by the display of which he compelled the king to dismiss his minister de la Pole, earl of Suffolk; and in 1483 the park was the scene of the ceremonious reception of Edward V., under the charge of Richard, duke of Gloucester, by Edmund Shaw, lord mayor of London.

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  • Suspecting that the seneschal is not really the slayer of the dragon, mother and daughter go secretly to the scene of the combat, find Tristan, whom they recognize as the minstrel, Tantris, and bring him back to the palace.

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  • Lane Theological Seminary is situated in Walnut Hills, in the north-eastern part of the city; it was endowed by Ebenezer Lane and the Kemper family; was founded in 1829 for the training of Presbyterian ministers; had for its first president (1832-1852) Lyman Beecher; and in 1834 was the scene of a bitter contest between abolitionists in the faculty and among the students, led by Theodore Dwight Weld, and the board of trustees, who forbade the discussion of slavery in the seminary and so caused about four-fifths of the students to leave, most of them going to Oberlin College.

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  • The neighbouring Pegwell Bay, famed for its shrimps, is supposed to have been the scene of the landing of Hengist and Horsa, and at Cliff's End (Ebbs Fleet) a monolithic cross marks the landing-place of St Augustine in 596.

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  • is Donibristle House, the seat of the earl of Murray (Moray), and the scene of the murder (Feb.

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  • His birthplace, the scene of Snow-Bound in the eastern part of the city, is owned by the Whittier Association and is open to visitors.

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  • It was again the scene of stirring events during the Russo-Turkish Wars of 1854-55 and 1877-78, and successfully resisted the assaults of the Servians in the Servo-Bulgarian War of 1886-87.

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  • It was also the birthplace and early home of Lucy Larcom (1826-1893), and the scene of much of her Story of a New England Girlhood (Boston, 188q).

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  • During the Civil War Franklin was the scene of a minor engagement on the 10th of April 1863, and of a battle, celebrated as one of the most desperately fought of the war, which took place on the 30th of November 1864.

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  • Baltimore was the scene of a bloody riot as the first Northern regiment (6th Mass.) passed through on its way to Washington on the 19th of April, and, until troops could be spared to protect the railway through Maryland, all reinforcements for the national capital had to be brought up to Annapolis by sea.

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  • Virginia was now destined to be the scene of the bloodiest fighting of the whole war.

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  • Sheridan arrived on the scene to find a new battle in progress.

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  • It is remarkable in history as the scene of three battles: (1) the victory of the Prussians and English over the imperial army on the 15th of February 1761; (2) that of the Prussians over the Bavarians on the 17th of April 1813; and (3) the engagement on the 27th of June 1866 between the Prussians and the Hanoverians, in which the latter, though victorious in the field, were compelled to lay down their arms on the arrival of overwhelming Prussian reinforcements.

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  • The island was destined to become the scene of a curious social experiment.

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  • Poas (8895), the scene of a violent eruption in 1834, begins a fresh series of igneous peaks, some with flooded craters, some with a constant escape of smoke and vapour.

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  • Near the town was the famous fountain of Sauros, inclosed by fruit-bearing poplars; and not far from this was another spring, overhung by an evergreen plane tree which in popular belief marked the scene of the amours of Zeus and Europa.

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  • The signs or symbolic acts of the prophet probably originated in the actions of sympathetic magic. Thus in the vivid scene of r Kings xxii.

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  • It was the scene of civil war in 1823, and of important revolutionary operations in the Carlist wars.

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  • away, is a level plain, which in 1835 (February 28) was the scene of a battle in which the army (2000 men, 16 guns) of Mahommed Shah, commanded by Sir H.

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  • The same story is given in a note in Wilberforce's Correspondence, the scene being somewhat vaguely laid in "Scotland."

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  • We were in the midst of more thorough examination of the ancient world of Patagonia, of the Pampean region and of its submerged sister continent Antarctica, when the scene shifted to North Africa through the discoveries of Hugh J.

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  • The king of this district was Coxcoxtli, whose name has gained an undeserved reputation even in Europe as " Coxcox, the Mexican Noah," from a scene in the native picture-writing where his name appears together with the figure of a man floating in a dug-out tree, which has been mistaken even by Humboldt for a representation of the Mexican deluge-myth.

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  • Its fame was due to the tradition that it was the starting-place of the Greek fleet before the Trojan War, the scene of the sacrifice of Iphigenia.

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  • It has been the scene of missionary labours since the early years of the 19th century.

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  • The West Indies was again the scene of the most important operations of the year.

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  • The scene of slaughter is still called the Bloody Fields, and Easter Monday denominated Black Monday.

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  • During the Greek War of Independence it suffered severely, and was the scene of several conflicts, in which the ultimate success was with the Turks.

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  • Knutsford is noted in modern times as the scene of Mrs Gaskell's novel Cranford.

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  • JACOB'S WELL, the scene of the conversation between Jesus and the "woman of Samaria" narrated in the Fourth Gospel, is described as being in the neighbourhood of an otherwise unmentioned "city called Sychar."

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  • He again appeared in arms on hearing that Hugh de Lacy had obtained a grant of Ulster with the title of earl; and in alliance with the king of Man he ravaged the territory of Down; but was completely routed by Walter de Lacy, and disappeared from the scene till 1207, when he obtained permission to return to England.

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