Second sentence example

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  • A second and a third cannon ball flew past.
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  • He moves to second floor.
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  • Why would the second guy put himself at such risk?
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  • Our second choice is fingering the abductor.
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  • In the second place, I'm not going to play doctor.
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  • In a second bedroom, he sees himself, cowering beneath the cover, and biting back tears.
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  • The second is through the division of labor and free trade.
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  • Was he having second thoughts as well?
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  • By the end of the second day, she had adapted to the guests and felt completely at ease - a state that Claudette apparently wanted to shatter.
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  • The second man's hand clamped on the first man's shoulder.
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  • Say the second country requires the business to do none of those things.
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  • The second methodology error that futurists often commit is the exact opposite of the first.
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  • Second, who's your sponsor?
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  • We agreed to stop, eat and bed down for our second night in captivity.
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  • Aggravated by her second display of defiance in one night, he crossed to her and planted his hands on either side of her chair, demanding her attention.
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  • The dress moved with her like a second skin, draping her curves and swishing silently around her legs.
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  • Second, as technology advances, it will make things in the physical world fall in price.
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  • When the second act was over Countess Bezukhova rose, turned to the Rostovs' box--her whole bosom completely exposed--beckoned the old count with a gloved finger, and paying no attention to those who had entered her box began talking to him with an amiable smile.
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  • One second she was falling head over heels, the next rolling on her side.
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  • He entered the second number and came to the final keypad.
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  • The second put his weapon away and darted off down another hallway.
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  • The second week slipped by without change.
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  • Then he said, Listen now to my second word of wisdom.
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  • The second man then spoke up and said, It is true that I sold him the ground, but I did not reserve anything he might find in it.
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  • The first day I had Elementary Greek and Advanced Latin, and the second day Geometry, Algebra and Advanced Greek.
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  • Helen has taken the second great step in her education.
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  • A solemn meeting of the lodge of the second degree was convened, at which Pierre promised to communicate to the Petersburg Brothers what he had to deliver to them from the highest leaders of their order.
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  • But I am running on too long and am at the end of my second sheet.
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  • The first army, with which was the Emperor, occupied the fortified camp at Drissa; the second army was retreating, trying to effect a junction with the first one from which it was said to be cut off by large French forces.
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  • What was left of Darian went up in the second funeral pile in his honor.
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  • Deidre emerged in her room, a full second before Darkyn did.
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  • The crack of the wooden door registered a short second before his hand gripped her throat.
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  • A portal was open, and the second death dealer was waiting.
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  • The second dealer was moving closer, and she couldn't free herself from the thick arm wrapped around her.
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  • Violence and command weren't second nature to Darkyn; they were his first.
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  • The second most powerful deity and the second most restricted.
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  • Cynthia thought a second or two, careful with her answer.
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  • The second floor contained six quarters, five rooms for guests and the rear left corner occupied by Fred O'Connor.
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  • It was Pumpkin Green's third day since arriving with an overladen shopping cart he insisted on lugging to his second floor room.
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  • The couple was honeymooning on a second marriage.
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  • Cynthia explained this was a second marriage and her first husband had died.
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  • It came in the form of a drone who told him in her second language that information of that kind was not available.
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  • However, they needed more supplies—additional batteries, a second flashlight, and marking chalk—all to be purchased at the variety store, which didn't open until eight o'clock.
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  • To Dean, the tunnel was even more claustrophobic as he hunched forward, taking baby steps like a second grade schoolyard game.
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  • Cynthia looked to her husband for agreement but before he could second her suggestion, Westlake once again jammed the old vehicle in gear.
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  • On second thought, maybe that would have been fun!
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  • Jennifer, ignorant to the significance of the second entrance, expressed little interest in the opening.
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  • Them auctions are a second home to him.
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  • While Fred was outside picking a boutonniere for the occasion, his now marginally wealthy flame of fame—locally at least— called a second time.
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  • Dean lied that he'd miss them and strolled into the kitchen where Cynthia and Maria were enjoying a second breakfast.
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  • But the mine has a second entrance.
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  • Brandon Westlake, the only other guest of long standing, was off on an early morning photo shoot but an unexpected prodigal returned to Bird Song just as the second batch of cinnamon rolls rolled out of the oven.
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  • Every second of your life will be worse than the last.
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  • It was the second strongest memory in human-Deidre's mind, the day when both of their lives changed.
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  • She whipped around at the voice of the second demon.
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  • With the second demon holding her, he closed the distance.
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  • He hated the idea but understood the necessity, especially after finding the second compass in the hands of demons within a week.
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  • A second demon appeared behind Darkyn.
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  • I cared about you and the humans enough to interfere and give you a second chance.
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  • The black dress she wore fit her like a second skin, outlining every curve, dip and nook of her body.
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  • He should've let you remember every wrong you committed so you could relive them every second of every day.
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  • Wynn wished of the second time that day he had a weapon of some sort.
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  • Gabriel hadn't given Darkyn's bond to his mate a second thought.
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  • Gabriel's throat tightened at a second thought.
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  • Mums, as everyone called Mrs. Reynolds, had been like a second mother to Lori and Carmen.
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  • Maybe it was merely love that made her view him that way, but considering all the second and third glances he got from other women, she doubted it.
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  • He looked startled for a second, and then the dimple appeared along with a twinkle in his eyes.
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  • She managed to squirm free of his arms for a second and started to scream, but he clamped a grimy hand over her mouth.
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  • For the second time in as many days, she thought she saw red tattoos flash.
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  • You don't want to give yourself a second chance to think it over.
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  • She was scared, probably because he was a second away from killing her.
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  • When you ignored my second summons, you forced me to make a choice and start off a new chain of events.
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  • For the second time in one day, she saw the dead body of her boyfriend.
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  • If she gave herself a second to think, she'd stop and sob, until someone else came by and killed her.
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  • She was going to break down any second, but the effort the man before her put into preparing himself held her horrified attention.
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  • The second soul bartered for in private was flat out missing.
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  • Deidre followed with a second load.
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  • Gabriel's second rule was at the forefront of her mind.
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  • But Death on guard was something else entirely, and she wasn't going to be the second woman to revel in the heat of his arms this night.
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  • She'd wanted a second night with him since the first, and the passion of his kiss reminded her of how incredible it was to be the center of his world.
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  • Breathless, she managed to open the door on the second try and made it into the hallway before sagging against the wall.
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  • The bedrooms were on the second floor, the master larger than her old apartment.
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  • Gabe's weapons were out before his second foot was out of the portal.
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  • The lake blinked out for a second, the light gone completely, then blinked back on, this time much, much dimmer.
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  • Second to Harmony on Gabriel's list of the most effective, Landon was her back-up when it came to organizing the missions and personnel.
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  • A second glass led her to think it was all her fault.
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  • Was she willing to give life a second shot, even if Gabriel wasn't in the picture and she had no more normal friends after Wynn's betrayal?
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  • It was muted black, made out of material smoother than silk that draped over her arm like a second skin.
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  • Near full-blown panic again, Deidre was midway through her second step towards the door when the creature snatched her.
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  • The second canine slid into her body, just below her collarbone.
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  • The second sucked the strength out of her body and brought tunnel vision.
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  • Gabriel wondered if even a mate and a second chance could help him.
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  • Rhyn was being given a second chance, and Gabriel hoped he killed Sasha before the sands in the hourglass were gone.
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  • Second, find out when the general manager of the fast food joint where she worked was returning from maternity leave.
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  • The death dealer touched the paper again, and another orchid appeared, stretched, and morphed into a second fairy.
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  • She grabbed a second bottle and went to the kitchen for water, dumping out two of each into one hand.
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  • He didn't doubt his second and his lover would move on, if Kris chose to take the woman as his mate.
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  • Second, I can duplicate the DNA with some time in my lab and isolate the antigen, meaning I can make someone immune to our enemies' powers.
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  • Kris asked as he poured himself a second glass of whiskey.
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  • He poured himself more whiskey and sat on the sofa, feeling utterly alone for the second time in his life.
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  • She sighed and sat up straight a second before the door was pushed open to reveal someone she didn't know.
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  • Hannah stood aside as she entered the large foyer, lecturing her as they ascended to the second floor.
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  • It was three months' salary, though Hannah had added it to the black AmEx her fiancé paid in full every month without a second thought.
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  • Andre entered, followed by a second man carrying a large tray of food.
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  • A third chamber above the second does not often occur.
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  • A second settled across the lower half of her face and two more around her torso.
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  • For the second time that night, she began to think she hadn't drunk enough whiskey.
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  • This is the second time in a year some thug's attacked a tourist.
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  • She followed him up a set of regal stairs to the second floor, where multiple rooms lined a hallway.
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  • His words were controlled with effort, his body so tense, she thought he'd snap any second.
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  • He steadied her with one hand, and a second later the cool dampness of the shadow world swallowed her.
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  • The only brother not to declare outright war on him, Kiki was a distant second to Andre in his tepid support of their black sheep of a young brother.
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  • Immediately, the second woman reappeared with a small basket full of medicinal wares.
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  • Katie trailed the fit woman through the hallway, past her room, and down a second corridor.
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  • The second woman with the flushed face returned with a plate heaped with half a cooked chicken smelling of garlic and spices, rice, and fried plantains.
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  • If I didn't keep learning how insane this world is every second of the day, I wouldn't have to drink!
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  • Hannah's eyes widened, and she rose, angling her past the butler and a maid dusting a painting to the second floor.
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  • She forced herself not to cover her tattoo with her hands as she followed her sister to the second floor, where the private rooms were.
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  • She hesitated only a second more before she started running.
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  • He blocked her first punch but not her second.
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  • She walked into the hall and up a wide stairwell to the second floor.
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  • The door cracked in the middle beneath the second blow, and she went sailing once again.
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  • She looked up, shocked to see Sasha standing over them, his sharp gaze on the creature preparing itself for a second attack.
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  • For the second time in as many days, Rhyn surprised her.
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  • She hesitated only a second more and leaned into him, parting her warm lips to receive his kiss.
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  • Our father was second born, as was his father before him.
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  • She flung a shoe at him hard, then a second.
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  • He deflected the first, but the second slapped his cheek.
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  • She didn.t know if there was a second gym where other Immortal mates were, but Kris had said Hannah would be down.
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  • Hannah stopped at an intersection, and Katie took her hand again, continuing down the hall toward the second stairwell.
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  • The second looked like Kris might.ve in his younger days, when his face still glowed with hope.
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  • Rhyn blocked a second blow that might.ve taken the assassin.s head off and shoved Darkyn before whirling to meet Gabriel.s blow.
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  • Inside, the first and second levels had been combined to create a large, tall space whose walls and ceilings were lined with paintings.
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  • This is your second commissioned art project in two weeks!
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  • The second snorted and strode into the cockpit, followed by the first.
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  • Her sister is mated to the second son of our ruler.
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  • Her left foot found the first shallow step, and she took another step back, her eyes pinned on the second kitten running along the table.
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  • Evelyn's voice preceded her entrance by only a second.
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  • Kiera approached the door in two quick steps, waved her bracelet in front of one then the second access pad, and pushed the door to hurry it.
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  • She glanced down at it and nodded without a second thought.
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  • She didn't recognize the first man's voice, but the second she did.
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  • His second had training for the day.
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  • A'Ran crossed his arms, more hesitant to consider his second in command-- and closest friend-- being a traitor now that his sister was involved with Ne'Rin.
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  • In the end, the computer might win, but he suspected nishani would not lose the second round.
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  • Kiera hid a second translator in her pocket and exited the sprawling house to join him.
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  • Likely, but Ne'Rin would have killed you all without a second thought, as his father did the rest of their family.
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  • A second flower blossomed and remained.
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  • It opened, and she flung herself against the second door.
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  • Or would the fact that she never gave him an answer to stay or go make him unwilling to give her a second chance?
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  • The Council believes he's destroyed one planet and is about to destroy a second.
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  • The second floor contained six, five rooms for guests, the sixth occupied by Fred O'Connor.
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  • The second caller was a lady friend of Fred's by the sound of the muffled conversation.
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  • After introductions and the necessary sign-in paper work was complete it was decided to assign Ms. Turnbull a second floor room.
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  • A second trip to her rental car for a computer, two briefcases and a box of papers confirmed the wisdom of his choice of the larger room.
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  • The second earliest dated letter expressed sorrow that the wedding could not take place in Boston and a gift was being shipped separately.
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  • As soon as Dean was alone with Gladys, between her second and third helping of Cynthia's pancakes, he broached the subject of the annoying alarm.
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  • It looks like we have the second afternoon in a row to ourselves.
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  • The next opportunity proved to be the same jeep road cut off where they'd first seen Edith speaking with the man in the second car, which was now nowhere in sight.
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  • Fred O'Connor, back from his second stint at the library and historical museum, was now poring over the newspaper and circling the Saturday garage sales in the classified ads.
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  • As much and as often as Annie wrote, the letters and numbers must have almost become a second language to her.
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  • The three north-side second floor rooms contained Fred, Gladys Turnbull and a pretty female climber named Penny.
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  • God has given me a second undeserved chance at happiness!
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  • He picked up the second page.
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  • She sounded upset as they climbed to the second floor at her summons.
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  • No, but most of the business was done down on Second street, between Seventh Avenue and Eighth.
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  • Ryland's gear was piled by the door by the time the others were pouring their second cup of coffee.
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  • Jerome appeared, overly chipper, talking up the other climbers as if he was a life-long participant in the sport, not a second day novice.
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  • A short distance further, he was surprised for the second time when he caught sight of Janet O'Brien.
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  • There remained a second rope, various books on the sport of ice climbing and a few pitons.
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  • Just then, the man waved the cop away and began moving toward the pair, but not before giving a nod to second man Dean hadn't noticed.
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  • For the second time in a few minutes, there was a knock on the door.
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  • When the two returned to Bird Song, Donnie met Martha at the stairs and tugged her up to his and Edith's second floor room.
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  • It rang a second time before Dean released Edith's pinned arms and answered it.
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  • He probably had a charge card up and down Second Street!
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  • Cynthia obliging cut a piece—a second piece for Dean after he frowned—a third as she joined them.
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  • Dean asked, as Weller eyed a second piece of pie.
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  • He himself could have cut the rope—the short end they found tied up top— set up a second rappel at a nearby spot and gone down on it.
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  • And Penny's final observation about a second climber opened a whole new perspective.
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  • Fred continued to stand by as Dean found where Jerome Shipton was staying on the second try.
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  • The first time Shipton fell or the second time?
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  • I guessed the second rope might be cut, putting Shipton in serious danger.
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  • Gabriel led them to the second floor and to two bed chambers.
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  • When he began pouring the second glass, both guests said, "None for me, thank you."
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  • Connor finished his second drink and Jackson could see by the softening around his eyes that the alcohol had started to work its magic.
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  • Sarah laughed for the second time today.
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  • Jackson didn't believe that for a second, but if she wanted to play it that way, fine.
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  • Was the human having second thoughts?
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  • She didn't hesitate a second here, "Not interested."
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  • If you had given me a second before ripping me a new one, I would have explained that I do not want her 'to do my bidding' as you so eloquently put it.
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  • That was the second time this week someone had snuck up on him.
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  • He said it didn't even hurt, not for a second.
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  • Jackson's face went blank for a second, then he jumped back and frantically wiped his lip.
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  • When she finished the second chop, she licked her face, cleaning herself.
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  • A second easel stood with five photographs of a male adolescent.
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  • On the second ring, something sharp pierced the back of her neck and everything went black.
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  • His folks were there when I was born and they're like second parents to me, but I'm not going to marry Josh because I'm lonely and poor.
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  • He could make her enjoy being second mate.
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  • She fell to the floor and Alex glanced at her, allowing his attention to stray from Josh for a second.
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  • Carmen ate with her left hand, unwilling to let lose of Alex for one second.
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  • Do you have any second thoughts about getting married?
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  • He did have second thoughts about this marriage.
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  • The valley appeared as vast as the sky, both stretching until they met a second range of mountains in the distance.
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  • Beyond the fencing was a second massive gate, where more guards awaited.
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  • You're the second person to ask me for my opinion on something.
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  • She tested the second, third, and fourth.
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  • In the second hour, she found the other fifteen.
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  • The timing on all four attacks was the same to the hundredth of a second.
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  • Arnie's antics hadn't started until the second week on the compound.
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  • The West won't lose this war a second time.
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  • Lana never thought she'd end up in the middle of a forest, defended by the PMF against those who seemed to want to start a second East-West civil war.
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  • They walked parallel to an abandoned highway for a couple of hours until they reached the second fed site.
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  • Her body shook off the chill by the first mile marker and by the second, the moon was directly overhead.
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  • The second team had the benefits of genetic modification.
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  • She ate fast and had second helpings.
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  • Only one stared longer than a second.
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  • Lana's second plan was foiled.
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  • Most people didn't get a second chance like we did.
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  • But maybe, just maybe, she'd have a second chance.
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  • The second man he'd killed had planted a knife in his shoulder.
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  • His thoughts drifted to the second night of the strange dream.
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  • There had been no hesitation, no second guessing when Rhyn snapped Jade's neck.  Over and over, Kris had tried to convince himself he'd do the same for his half-brother.
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  • Maybe we should give him a second chance.
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  • I don't regret it, Rhyn.  You've had the deck stacked against you.  The least I could do was give you a second chance.
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  • Katie ate her food and water cubes, waiting for Gabriel.  She fingered the second necklace he'd given her, not convinced Andre was wrong.  The beads felt like plastic, and something about Gabe had changed.
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  • Who is the second?
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  • He'd paid in advance for two assignations after he began to suspect there was a traitor in his organization.  The second had been for Katie, in case she couldn't be reasoned with.
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  • But who was the second?  Rhyn killed Jade when he attacked me.  He was the traitor operating beneath my nose.
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  • Rhyn's daughter was the second.
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  • The tree dropped, caught, and dropped him again, catching him half a second before he hit the ground.  He landed on his back at Ully's feet.  The scientist knelt beside him, one hand on his head.
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  • You're making me second guess myself, Rhyn.
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  • He considered once more the folly of his undertaking, but pushed away his second thoughts.
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  • The second income would be a must if Randy were to attend college.
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  • During those years no man had shared her life, but just before Dean was released from the Army, he received surprising word of his mother's second marriage.
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  • An assistant District Attorney had called about prosecuting a felony drug possession, but the second note was upsetting.
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  • Hunter' desk was on the second floor, tightly squeezed between two others where uniformed offices sat with telephones pressed to their ears.
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  • The closet contained a second suit and three shirts, each on its own hanger with a necktie looped over it.
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  • They'd floated away from the church of his slumber and refused to make a second appearance.
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  • Rita typed the second expanded Byrne report, with only a mildly raised eye­brow after Dean explained more would be added later.
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  • It was the second break-in in the neighborhood in the last month.
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  • He handed the old man ten dollars and was handed a slip of paper with the phone number from the rental sign Mrs. Glass was apparently an early riser and answered the phone on the second ring.
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  • Fortunately, room 22 was taken and they settled for adjoining rooms on the second floor near the end of the building.
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  • He then draped a second towel across the lower part of her body and removed her panties, no "Thursday" cotton things, but small and white.
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  • First, it's none of his business and second, he's all wet; there is no connection.
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  • The conversations were brief and the trip apparently uneventful, how­ever Dean continued to have second thoughts about allowing Fred to dig into the matter on his own.
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  • The old Ethel Rosewater was coming back and the second gin helped.
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  • The wife wasn't home when the sale took place—she heard it all second hand from her husband.
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  • Might it have been one of those situations where Fred mentioned something to Cora Abernathy who told it to her second cousin, once removed, whose brother-in-law's best friend was seeing the sister of Arthur's housekeeper?
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  • The two men downed a second cup of coffee as Dean brought Fred up to date, relating his phone conversation with Cece Baldwin.
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  • Impressed already with the airy condo, she ascended the stairs to the second floor.
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  • In the split second before the cat ducked under the bed, Jessi was aware of the man's size and intense gaze.
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  • The second floor smelled of coffee, and his was waiting for him on the porch, where he took it every morning.
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  • He watched her drop it, the sound of metal on stone preceding her curse by a second.
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  • He seemed lost for a second then focused on her once more, the uncertainty fading.
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  • Your second attempt was almost as successful as your first.
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  • A second later, Sofi gave a cry of victory.
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  • She'd play his little games – as long as he didn't bite her – if it meant she had a second chance to get her hands on that necklace.
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  • On second thought, you couldn't pay me enough to hang out with you.
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  • His attention dropped for a second before he met her gaze and gave her a nod she took as either permission or understanding.
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  • Her mind control power was second only to his, and she fought like a warrior.
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  • Damian was a few feet ahead of her, walking through a second door.
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  • Jessi's heart was flipping in her chest, and she was finding it hard to breathe at the thought of a second night with him.
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  • Whether or not she knew it, she was his, the second woman in his life he was allowing into his world.
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  • She felt his touch a second before the sensation of Traveling descended over her.
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  • She waited another second then continued around the edge of the room.
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  • A few steps down the second wall, the stone turned to wood.
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  • Swallowing a cry of pain, she pushed herself up and stretched out her arms above her head, expecting the feel of a second set of wooden doors, if she really was in a cellar.
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  • He took his attention off Jessi for half a second to glance down at Ashley and assess if she was okay.
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  • Every second the Other had Jessi, she was closer to being hurt.
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  • It was too risky hoping she'd have a second chance with him.
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  • Instinctively, he blocked another strike of lightening while absorbing a second.
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  • The bead he crushed was the second crystal belonging to Ashley that she'd made a necklace out of.
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  • Red fog blocked her for a second.
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  • A second series of the latter appeared in 1887.
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  • The third may be disregarded; but the first and second editions are almost distinct works.
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  • In the second he not only enlarges his matter and gives multiplied applications of his ideas, but also follows the synthetic method, first expounding the laws he had discovered and then proving them by the facts to which they are applied.
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  • One book of the second edition of the Scienza nuova is devoted to "The Discovery of the True Homer."
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  • Weissenfels is a place of considerable antiquity, and from 1656 till 1746 it was the capital of the small duchy of Saxe-Weissenfels, a branch of the electoral house of Saxony, founded by Augustus, second son of the elector John George I.
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  • About the second year of Eadred's reign there was another revolt and Eric Bloodaxe, the exiled king of Norway, obtained the throne.
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  • In 278 Fabricius was elected consul for the second time, and was successful in negotiating terms of peace with Pyrrhus, who sailed away to Sicily.
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  • The work of reclamation was removed farther eastwards to Helenaveen in the second half of the 19th century.
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  • Shortly after this was published in book form with the same signature a second novel, Rose et Blanche.
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  • The motive of this and of the succeeding novels of what may be called her second period is free (not to be confounded with promiscuous) love.
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  • During this, her second period, George Sand allowed herself to be the mouthpiece of others - " un echo qui embellissait la voix," as Delatouche expressed it.
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  • As regards the polarization of the dispersed light as dependent on the angle at which it is emitted, we find that although, when terms of the second order are included, the scattered light no longer vanishes in the same direction as before, the peculiarity is not lost but merely transferred to another direction.
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  • The newly hatched insect closely resembles the parent, and the wing-rudiments appear externally on the second and third thoracic segments; but before the final moult the nymph remains quiescent, taking no food.
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  • The young insect resembles its parent in most points, but the head is disproportionately large; the anterior abdominal spiracles are on the second segment instead of on the first, and the foot has only a single segment.
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  • From two to four moults occur, after which the " pronymph " stage is reached, which in the insect is moderately active and possesses wing-rudiments reaching to the second abdominal Segment.
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  • Eluding the surveillance of the Italian cruisers, he returned to Florence, and, with the complicity of the second Rattazzi cabinet, entered Roman territory at Passo Corese on the 23rd of October.
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  • The first ascent was made in 1786 by two Chamonix men, Jacques Balmat and Dr Michel Paccard, and the second in 1787 by Balmat with two local men.
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  • The first line gives the mean value of the potential gradient, the second the mean excess of the largest over the smallest hourly value on individual days.
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  • If the actual crests of the excursions had been measured the figures in the second line would have been even larger.
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  • The first set relate as usual to the hour of commencement, the second to the hours of occurrence of lightning causing fires.
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  • The second advance was made by Domitian about A.D.
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  • Gammer Gurton's Needle is the second extant English comedy, properly so called.
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  • The bituminous coal of West Virginia is a particularly good coking coal, and in 1905, 1906, 1907 and 1908 West Virginia ranked second (to Pennsylvania) among the states of the Union in the amount of coke manufactured; the Flat Top district is the principal cokemaking region.
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  • The " Second Wheeling Convention" met according to agreement (11th June), and declared that, since the Secession Convention had been called without the consent of the people, all its acts were void, and that all who adhered to it had vacated their offices.
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  • The first has an elevation of 354 ft., the second of 259, and the third of 202.
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  • He represented New Jersey in the first and second Continental Congresses (1774,1775-1776), but left Philadelphia in June 1776, probably to avoid voting on the question of adopting the Declaration of Independence, which he regarded as inexpedient.
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  • He was one of the founders of the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University), was a member of the New York Council for some years before the War of Independence, a member and president of the First Provincial Congress of New York (1775), and a member of the Second Provincial Congress (1775-1776).
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  • It may be assigned to 25 B.C. The dates of the publication of the rest are uncertain, but none of them was published before 24 B.C., and the, last not before 16 B.C. The unusual length of the second one (1402 lines) has led Lachmann and other critics to suppose that it originally consisted of two books, and they have placed the beginning of the third book at ii.
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  • His handling of the elegiac couplet, and especially of its second line, deserves especial recognition.
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  • The second separation is vouched for by the two last elegies of book iii.
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  • The first permanent settlements in Matto Grosso seem to have been made in 1718 and 1719, in the first year at Forquilha and in the second at or near the site of Cuyaba, where rich placer mines had been found.
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  • At last, in the winter of 1768, he received the appointment of second in council at Madras.
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  • The second governorship of Clive was marked by the transfer of the diwani or financial administration from the Mogul emperor to the Company, and by the enforcement of stringent regulations against the besetting sin of peculation.
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  • This reform involved the ruin of many native reputations, and for a second time brought Hastings into collision with the wily Brahman, Nuncomar.
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  • On his arrival in England, after a second absence of sixteen years, he was not displeased with the reception he met with at court and in the country.
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  • Concerning his second marriage, it suffices to say that the Baroness Imhoff was nearly forty years of age, with a family of grown-up children, when the complaisant law of her native land allowed her to become Mrs Hastings.
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  • It was founded (perhaps on the site of an early Sicanian settlement) by colonists from Gela about 582 B.C., and, though the lastest city of importance founded by the Greeks in Sicily, soon acquired a position second to that of Syracuse alone, owing to its favourable situation for trade with Carthage and to the fertility of its territory.
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  • In the First Punic War, however, it was sacked by the Romans (261) and the Carthaginians (255), and finally in the Second Punic War by the Romans (210).
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  • The angle between two objects, such as stars or the opposite limbs of the sun, was measured by directing an arm furnished with fine " sights " (in the sense of the " sights " of a rifle) first upon one of the objects and then upon the other (q.v.), or by employing an instrument having two arms, each furnished with a pair of sights, and directing one pair of sights upon one object and the second pair upon the other.
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  • With a power of 460 the scale was a quarter of an inch for every second.
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  • If then the screw-value in kilometres per second is known for the neighbourhood of each of the comparison lines employed, the radial velocity of the star can be independently derived directly from coincidences made in above manner in the neighbourhood of each comparison line.
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  • In 1697 appeared the first volume of his Essays on Several Moral Subjects, to which a second was added in 1705, and a third in 1709.
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  • The Short View was followed by a Defence (1699), a Second Defence (1700), and Mr Collier's Dissuasive from the Playhouse, in a Letter to a Person of Quality (1703), and a Further Vindication (1708).
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  • The staircase leads either to a platform on the top of the nuraghe or, more frequently, to a second chamber concentric with the first, lighted by a window which faces, as a rule, in the same direction as the main doorway.
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  • He then retired to Vienna, and in 1812 he took part in the attempt to excite a second insurrection against Napoleon in Tirol.
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  • In 1821 he began his official career as a lawyer in the grand-duchy of Hesse, and in 1832 was elected to the second chamber.
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  • His second wife had died during this year; in 1656 he married a third, who survived him, Margaret, daughter of Lord Spencer, niece of the earl of Southampton, and sister of the earl of Sunderland, who died at Newbury.
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  • Dr Ginsburg had one predecessor in the field, the learned Jacob ben Chajim, who in 1524-1525 published the second Rabbinic Bible, containing what has ever since been known as the Massorah; but neither were the materials available nor was criticism sufficiently advanced for a complete edition.
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  • In 294 B.C. he was defeated at Mantineia by Demetrius Poliorcetes, who invaded Laconia, gained a second victory close to Sparta, and was on the point of taking the city itself when he was called t So Plut.
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  • The second element of the name is that of the traditional founder Shapur, or Sapor of the Western historians.
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  • Some accounts name the first (241-272), others the second Shapur (309-379).
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  • Peter died in 1285, leaving Aragon to his eldest son Alphonso, and Sicily to his second son James.
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  • Although the second Frederick of Sicily, he called himself third, being the third son of King Peter.
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  • The queen-mother had at this time fallen in love with Henry Stewart, second son of Lord Avondale, whom she married immediately after obtaining her divorce from Angus in 1527.
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  • Godollo is the summer residence of the Hungarian royal family, and the royal castle, built in the second half of the 18th century by Prince Anton Grassalkovich, was, with the beautiful domain, presented by the Hungarian nation to King Francis Joseph I.
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  • A complaint having been made to the emperor that he was needlessly protracting hostilities, he was recalled, but he was consul (for the second time) in 66.
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  • The Royal Society awarded him the Copley medal in 5892, and selected him as Croonian lecturer in the following year, his subject being the position of pathology among the biological sciences; and in 1898 he delivered the second Huxley memorial lecture at Charing Cross Hospital.
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  • The second brief visit, in 1647, partly on literary, partly on family business, was signalized by the award of a pension of 3000 francs, obtained from the royal bounty by Cardinal Mazarin.
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  • In the political interests which these contests involved he took no part; his favourite disciple, the princess Elizabeth, was the daughter of the banished king, against whom he had served in Bohemia; and Queen Christina, his second royal follower, was the daughter of Gustavus Adolphus.
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  • His second great work, Meditations on the First Philosophy, which had been begun soon after his settlement in the Netherlands, expounded in more detail the foundations of his system, 1 Ouvres, vi.
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  • The first law affirms that every body, so far as it is altogether unaffected by extraneous causes, always perseveres in the same state of motion or of rest; and the second law that simple or elementary motion is always in a straight line.'
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  • This second matter is atmosphere or firmament, which envelops and revolves around the central accumulation of first matter.
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  • In 1869 and 1871 he was president of the first and second Jewish Synods at Leipzig and Augsburg.
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  • Araucaria excelsa, the Norfolk Island pine, a native of Norfolk Island and New Caledonia, was discovered during Captain Cook's second voyage, and introduced into Britain by Sir Joseph Banks in 1793.
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  • Next year he returned to take part in the second rising, but, this proving no more successful than the first, he again took refuge in Scotland.
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  • In 1248 he returned to Cologne with Albertus, and was appointed second lecturer and magister studentium.
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  • The first kind lay quite beyond the power of man to receive it, the second was within man's reach.
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  • The second part is divided into two, which are quoted as Prima Secundae and Secunda Secundae.
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  • The subject is man, treated as Aristotle does, according to his TE¦os, and so Aquinas discusses all the ethical, psychological and theological questions which arise; but any theological discussion upon man must be mainly ethical, and so a great proportion of the first part, and almost the whole of the second, has to do with ethical questions.
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  • By this time, Ivan had entered upon the second and evil portion of his reign.
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  • Ivan had stopped at Tver, to murder St Philip, while on his way to destroy the second wealthiest city in his tsardom - Great Novgorod.
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  • The sculptor Pheidias was prosecuted on two vexatious charges (probably in 433), and before he could disprove the second he died under arrest.
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  • Strutt (Sports and Pastimes) suggests that the first player's bowl may have been regarded by the second player as a species of jack; but in that case it is not clear what was the first player's target.
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  • In the third he stands almost upright; in the first he kneels; in the second he stoops, halfway between the upright and the kneeling position.
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  • The four players in a rink are known as the leader, second player, third player and skip (or driver, captain or director), and their positions, at least in matches, are unchangeable.
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  • The weakest player in the four is invariably played in the second place (the "soft second").
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  • The players play in couples - the first on both sides, then the second and so on.
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  • In English practice the leader is entitled to a second throw if he fail to roll a On Scottish greens the game of points is frequently played, but it is rarely seen on English greens.
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  • Curtius places the original Prytaneum south of the Acropolis in the Old Agora, speaks of a second identical with the Tholos in the Cerameicus, and regards that of Pausanius as a building of Roman times (Stadtgeschichte, p. 302).
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  • It forms part of the educational division (academie) of Douai and of the region of the second army corps, its military centre being at Amiens, where also is its court of appeal.
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  • The ruined church at Longpont (13th century) is the relic of an important Cistercian abbey; Urcel and Mont-Notre-Dame have fine churches, the first entirely in the Romanesque style, the second dating from the 12th and 13th centuries, to which period the church at Braisne also belongs.
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  • Alexander turned, and near the town of Issus fought his second pitched battle, sending Darius and the relic of his army in wild flight back to the east.'
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  • In due course Alexander was born, and Philip's suspicions were overcome by a second appearance of the dragon, which was held to prove the divine fatherhood.
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  • The second book continues the history of his conquests, and the third contains the victory over Porus, the relations with the Brahmins, the letter to Aristotle on the wonders of India, the histories of Candace and the Amazons, the letter to Olympias on the marvels of Farther Asia, and lastly the account of Alexander's death in Babylon.
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  • There are two considerable fragments of an English alliterative romance on the subject written in the west midland dialect, and dating from the second half of the 14th century.
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