Seem sentence example

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  • You never seem to study.
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  • You don't seem to be very happy.
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  • For some reason that didn't seem likely.
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  • Christmas was only a few days away, and yet it didn't seem like Christmas.
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  • Doesn't seem too great.
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  • It didn't seem like Christmas.
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  • They seem to think I betrayed them.
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  • You seem to enjoy your work - and you are respectful toward me.
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  • But you did seem to enjoy it.
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  • But after what you've been through, I guess it would seem like a picnic.
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  • They seem to know man isn't a threat until the engine is shut off.
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  • You two seem to get along well together.
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  • A friend, certainly, but their relationship was also romantic so best friend didn't seem like a good description.
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  • He didn't seem to be bleeding from anywhere else, though she wasn't sure she hadn't damaged anything else by running him over.
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  • He didn't seem to be prompting her.
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  • The people didn't seem to be aware of me.
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  • That is because they seem so far out of the daily experience of most people that they cannot conceive of how or why they would use them.
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  • No, she wasn't sure, but that didn't seem to matter.
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  • He was leaning down to meet her, but they couldn't seem to touch.
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  • Being alone didn't seem so bad to me after all.
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  • To them the words of Miloradovich seem very interesting, and so do their surmises and the rewards this or that general received; but the question of those fifty thousand men who were left in hospitals and in graves does not even interest them, for it does not come within the range of their investigation.
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  • With hundreds of restaurants at your fingertips in the big city, finding a place with great food, atmosphere and a moderate price tag can seem impossible.
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  • Even the IV didn't seem real.
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  • They did not seem frightened, but chirped softly, as if they knew they were safe.
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  • When Theodosia had gone to sleep Princess Mary thought about this for a long time, and at last made up her mind that, strange as it might seem, she must go on a pilgrimage.
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  • Petya wiped his perspiring face with his hands and pulled up the damp collar which he had arranged so well at home to seem like a man's.
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  • A commander-in-chief's business, it would seem, is simply to choose one of these projects.
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  • Felipa didn't seem to notice anything unusual in his attitude, so maybe he had always treated them that way.
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  • And when I... hugged you... you didn't seem to mind at first.
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  • You just seem to be troubled, lately.
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  • So absorbed was he in tormenting her, that he didn't seem to notice.
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  • He didn't seem like the kind whose moods shifted like her father's.
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  • Why do you seem so sad?
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  • They are there, it is true; but they seem mummified.
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  • The handsome Vera smiled contemptuously but did not seem at all hurt.
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  • More shrugging didn't seem to be enough.
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  • Besides, we always seem too busy with our todays to do much looking back to yesterdays.
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  • This scene, in one form or another, should seem familiar.
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  • It will look at all this and a million other factors that would seem to be unrelated.
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  • And compared to the duration of life it did not seem to him slower than an awakening from sleep compared to the duration of a dream.
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  • But even as he spoke he began to doubt whether this was the corporal he knew or a stranger, so unlike himself did the corporal seem at that moment.
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  • Will it seem odd if I ask?
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  • He does seem a bit reclusive.
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  • I seem to be coloring outside the lines in every way possible.
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  • She stared at her reflection, caught by something else that didn't seem right.
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  • Strange. You seem to know what you're doing.
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  • I can't seem to get through to anyone to even talk to the girl.
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  • He didn't seem to get it.
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  • He certainly didn't seem to have much control, as far as she could tell.
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  • But if I choose Rhyn and you come back for me tomorrow, it doesn.t seem very fair to him.
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  • Doesn.t seem like it.s been that long since … She trailed off, pensive.
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  • How can you still seem so negative when you.re surrounded by all this!
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  • Evelyn had a way of ensuring things were done even if she didn't seem to have time to do them.
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  • Her plan, while brilliant when plotted the past month, didn't seem quite so wonderful right now.
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  • She didn't seem surprised to find others in the living room and took a seat next to Effie, looking less a nighttime specter than an exhausted victim.
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  • She didn't seem to belong here, way too classy.
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  • She didn't seem shocked at losing her business associate.
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  • He knew the yellow shirted rider was long gone, but strangely, it didn't seem to matter anymore.
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  • Fichte's general views on philosophy seem to have changed considerably as he advanced in years, and his influence has been impaired by certain inconsistencies and an appearance of eclecticism, which is strengthened by his predominantly historical treatment of problems, his desire to include divergent systems within his own, and his conciliatory tone.
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  • In the time of Bach such writing was beautifully suited to enliven the dry glitter of the harpsichord, and Bach's duets for clavier and violin seem to have been sometimes played as trios with a violoncello playing from the clavier bass.
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  • These suggestions were to some extent an anticipation of the work of Reis; but the conditions to be fulfilled before the sounds given out at the receiving station can be similar in pitch, quality and relative intensity to those produced at the transmitting station are not stated, and do not seem to have been appreciated.
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  • Towards the north-east, the point where the Julian Alps approach close to the seashore (just at the sources of the little stream known in ancient times as the Timavus) would seem to constitute the best natural limit.
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  • The Adige, formed by the junction of two streams—the Etsch or Adige proper and the Eisak, both of which belong to Tirol rather than to Italy—descends as far as Verona, where it enters the great plain, with a course from north to south nearly parallel to the rivers last described, and would seem likely to discharge its waters into those of the Po, but below Legnago it turns eastward and runs parallel to the Po for about 40 m., entering the Adriatic by an independent mouth about 8 m.
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  • Wheat and the date palm seem to have been indigenous, and the latter is still one of the chief poductions of the country, but in later years rice has taken the place of wheat as the staff of life.
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  • In Irish literature, however, the Druids are frequently mentioned, and their functions in the island seem to correspond fairly well to those of their Gaulish brethren described by classical writers.
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  • Here Tancred, followed by Baldwin, turned into Cilicia, and began to take possession of the Cilician towns, and especially of Tarsus - thus beginning, it would seem, the creation of the Norman principality of Antioch.
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  • It might seem natural that the Holy City, conquered in a holy war by an army of which the pope had made a churchman, Bishop Adhemar, the leader, should be left to the government of the Church.
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  • When Godfrey died in July 1100 (after successful forays against the Mahommedans which took him as far as Damascus), it might seem as if a theocracy were after all to be established in Jerusalem, in spite of the events of 1099.
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  • Thus, it would appear, the whole of the expansion of the Latin kingdom (which may be said to have attained its height in 1131, at the death of Baldwin II.) may be shown to have been dictated, at any rate in large part, by economic motives; and thus, too, it would seem that two of the most powerful motives which sway the mind of man - the religious motive and the desire for gain - conspired to elevate the kingdom of Jerusalem (at once the country of Christ, and a natural centre of trade) to a position of supremacy in Latin Syria.
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  • In such a society the election of the head by the members may seem natural; and in the case of Godfrey and the first two Baldwins this was the case.
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  • By the side of these greater things it may seem little, and yet, just because it is little, it is all the more significant that the Crusades should have familiarized Europe with new plants, new fruits, new manufactures, new colours, and new fashions in dress.
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  • It does not seem to be coelomic.
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  • The vessels in the more highly developed genera seem to be partly lacunae and partly true vessels with definite walls.
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  • Such fragments as seem to be authentic are of small philosophical value.
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  • The fact that the semi-wild tribes, which are ethnologically Malayan and distinct from the aboriginal Semang and Sakai, are met with almost invariably in the neighbourhood of the coast would seem to indicate that they reached the peninsula by a sea, not by a land route, a supposition which is strengthened by their almost amphibious habits.
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  • This would seem to show that in some instances the earlier Malay immigrants fell or were driven by the later invaders back from the coast and sought refuge in the far interior.
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  • The cranial measurements of the Malays and an examination of their hair sections seem to bear out the theory that they are distinct from the Mongolian races.
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  • Nothing is more likely than that Christianity gained adherents among the Therapeutae, and that their institutions were adapted to the new religion, just as they seem to have been borrowed by the Jews from the Egyptians.
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  • Bonif ace does not seem to have taken part in the anointing of Pippin as king of the Franks in 752.
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  • All these are strikingly alike in appearance and general characters, differing essentially only in chemical composition, and it would seem better to reserve the name cerargyrite for the whole group, using the names chlorargyrite (AgC1), embolite (Ag(Cl, Bl)), bromargyrite (AgBr) and iodembolite (Ag(C1, Br, I)) for the different isomorphous members of the group. They are cubic in crystallization, with the cube and the octahedron as prominent forms, but crystals are small and usually indistinct; there is no cleavage.
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  • That is to an eye at F', the planet would seem to move around the sky with a nearly uniform speed.
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  • Marguerite herself, however, was protected by her brother, and her personal inclinations seem to have been rather towards a mystical pietism than towards dogmatic Protestant sentiments.
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  • These habitations would naturally in the first instance lie in close proximity to the western approach; after the building of the Pelasgicum they seem to have extended beyond its walls towards the south and south-west - towards the sea and the waters of the Ilissus.
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  • The foundations seem to belong to the 7th century, except those of the colonnade, which was possibly added by Peisistratus.
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  • The walls of the city, now built under the direction of Themistocles, embraced a larger area than the previous circuit, with which they seem to have coincided at the Dipylon Gate on the north-west where the Sacred Way to Eleusis was joined by the principal carriage route to the Peiraeus and the roads to the Academy and Colonus.
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  • This seems to have led to the decline of the city, and it does not seem to have been of great importance in the Roman period, though it became an episcopal see.
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  • The rivers and neighbouring seas seem to be well stocked with fish, and especial mention must be made of the turtles, flying-fish, and brilliant I coral-fish which swarm in the waters warmed by the Kurosiwo current, the gulf-stream of the Pacific. Shell-fish form an important article of diet to both the Chinese and the aborigines along the coast - a species of Cyrena, a species of Tapes, Cytheraea petechiana and Modiola teres being most abundant.
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  • The concluding feast does not seem to refer to tabernacles per se, but to be distinct from it, as is shown by the break in the descending series of the sacrifices of bullocks as given in Numbers.
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  • It differs from the normal type in many respects, as it includes residences for various sects, so that portions of it, with the several storeys externally, resemble an immense mansion or warehouse, and this would seem to have led to an important change inside, as instead of a cloister of two or more aisles there are four immense halls all covered with pointed barrel vaults.
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  • All promised well, but no sooner did his position seem assured than a miserable court intrigue was formed against him.
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  • Whether the national hieroglyphic system of the Hittites expressed the same Indo-European language as, according to Hrozny, their cuneiform does, we do not know, as further attempts to elucidate it made by Campbell Thompson 11 and Cowley," while in themselves very interesting experiments, do not seem to take us further than previous attempts by Sayce and others.
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  • Equally interesting are the relation of the Syro-Hittite with the Minoan, and we seem to find in certain objects found in Egypt and Cyprus and dating probably from the 14th to the Toth centuries, proof of the existence of a mixed art of Syrian origin, probably in Cilicia (Alashiya) at that time.
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  • It would seem that he did.
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  • There does not seem any clear proof that the surnames which the Hellenistic kings in Asia and Egypt bore were necessarily connected with the cult, even if they were used to describe g.Surnames.
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  • Iranian troops seem to have been employed on a large scale by the earlier Seleucids.
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  • The experiment of arming the native Egyptians on a large scale does not seem to have been made before the campaign of 217, when Ptolemy IV.
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  • Their maps, however, seem to have met the practical requirements of political administration and of military undertakings.
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  • Mention is made of nets and snares, but the dog does not seem to have been used in the pursuit of game.
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  • These strains seem to be now extinct, having been replaced by foxhounds, a large variety of which is employed in stag-hunting.
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  • As early as1652-1654there is evidence of some slight organization for dealing with marriages, poor relief, " disorderly walkers," matters of arbitration, &c. The Quarterly or " General " meetings of the different counties seem to have been the first unions of separate congregations.
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  • But these intruders seem to have been successively absorbed in the Somali stock; and the Arabs never succeeded in establishing permanent communities in this region.
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  • When we contrast the expectations of the original writer and the actual events that followed, it would seem that the chief value of his work would consist in the light that it throws on this obscure and temporary revolution in the Messianic expectations of Judaism towards the close of the 2nd century.
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  • Two broods seem to be common in the course of the season, and towards the end of summer the birds - the young greatly preponderating in number - collect in large flocks and move to the sea-coast, whence a large proportion depart for more southern latitudes.
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  • The birds of the genus Leucosticte seem to be more terrestrial in their habit than those of Linota, perhaps from their having been chiefly observed where trees are scarce; but it is possible that the mutual relationship of the two groups is more apparent than real.
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  • The Heptastadium, however, and the mainland quarters seem to have been mainly Ptolemaic work.
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  • We are quite ignorant as to the date of Zoroaster; King Vishtaspa does not seem to have any place in any historical chronology, and the Gathas give no hint on the subject.
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  • We seem forced to accept a practical criterion for purposes of interpretation rather than one which can be theoretically defended against all adverse criticism.
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  • The first group, which he regards as instinctive in the strict acceptance of the term, seem exactly to correspond to those which fall under the definition given above.
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  • It would seem then that by the stinging of insects or spiders their powers of resistance are overcome and their escape prevented; that some are killed outright and some paralysed is merely an incidental result.
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  • Jews seem to have entered eagerly into the larger intellectual life of the last three centuries before the beginning of our era.
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  • The government of intervention at first directed its main effort simply to holding the country together, without undertaking much that could divide public opinion or seem of unpalatably foreign impulse; and later to the establishment of a few fundamental laws which, when intervention ceased, should give greater simplicity, strength and stability to a new native government.
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  • Every day, we seem to be getting better at distributing medical resources and information.
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  • But I seem to have lost the thread of my discourse.
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  • The flowers did not seem to give her pleasure, and she was very quiet while we stayed there.
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  • These dispositions and orders only seem worse than previous ones because the battle of Borodino was the first Napoleon did not win.
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  • A sinking man who clutches at another and drowns him; or a hungry mother exhausted by feeding her baby, who steals some food; or a man trained to discipline who on duty at the word of command kills a defenseless man-- seem less guilty, that is, less free and more subject to the law of necessity, to one who knows the circumstances in which these people were placed, and more free to one who does not know that the man was himself drowning, that the mother was hungry, that the soldier was in the ranks, and so on.
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  • Good entertainment and good food seem to go hand-in-hand.
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  • Your aunt and uncle seem pretty fond of you.
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  • No matter how life-like they are, they have to be visions your mind is creating, as mundane they seem to be.
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  • It doesn't seem real.
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  • Doesn't seem like it.
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  • It didn't seem fair not to say he was in there.
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  • None of them seem to feel the slightest obligation to be responsive.
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  • It doesn't seem as if we're taking this business of getting you elected very seriously.
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  • But I'm glad you seem more comfortable about running for office.
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  • The boys don't seem to like you very much either.
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  • She didn't seem surprised.
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  • He doesn't seem to be the man we suspected.
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  • You didn't seem to mind me holding you for hours last night on the beach.
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  • You do seem very …different from the other night when we talked.
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  • That's the one the demons seem to be after.
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  • The top three and bottom three seem pretty solid to me.
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  • Yet as pointless as it might seem, Alex had readily agreed.
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  • I keep thinking I'll get it done some weekend, but I always seem to be busy with something else.
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  • She had never called her grandma and Mums didn't seem to mind.
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  • So far it didn't seem worth the time.
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  • She didn't seem like the lunatic kind.
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  • Daniela didn't seem completely insane, but who else said things like that?
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  • It didn't seem possible.
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  • Seeing Gabriel made her insides flutter and the world seem too small to be anywhere but his arms.
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  • Doesn't seem like rocket science.
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  • Suddenly, a blank check – even from Death – didn't seem like enough for what his one kiss might cost her.
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  • Does she seem … well?
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  • This time, Rhyn couldn't figure out why the creature wanted a human so badly he'd bring her here yet didn't seem eager about her becoming his mate.
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  • Yet he didn't seem too affected by a life of pain, exclusion, and conflict.
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  • Fear made the wind seem colder.
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  • Kiera had nodded as was expected while wondering what the hell Evelyn drank to make all this seem reasonable.
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  • At first glance, Lishana did not seem the kind of mother-in-law that might cause Evelyn problems.
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  • How ridiculous would she seem?
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  • It didn't seem possible that anyone could learn so fast.
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  • Does she seem happy?
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  • Your duty is all you really seem focused on.
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  • And she doesn't seem the least interested in skiing or any outdoor activity.
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  • I don't mean to pry, but you seem on edge.
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  • Dean often thought if Janet O'Brien were pushing a grocery cart containing all of her belongings, she wouldn't seem out of place.
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  • It didn't seem to matter.
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  • If the man was her husband, she didn't seem in fear of him up on the mountain when I saw them talking.
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  • At first they tested to see if the numbers might be the vowels but that assumption didn't seem to work out.
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  • The space business doesn't seem to work but she might have used a character for a period.
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  • Finally, in an attempt to change the subject, he asked, You seem to be making pretty good progress deciphering the notebook.
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  • The two of you seem quite close.
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  • Nope. It'll seem like old times.
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  • That doesn't seem out of order, wouldn't you say?
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  • In spite of all his cleaning, Bird Song didn't seem to have the same shine as it did when Cynthia was in residence.
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  • He knew she was right, but even her feline comfort didn't seem to help.
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  • Wouldn't seem right to change her, would it?
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  • I like you best in casual clothes, you seem less arrogant.
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  • Sure didn't seem it though.
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  • This one didn't even seem to have deodorant on.
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  • Elisabeth didn't seem to notice.
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  • You seem far away tonight.
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  • Hmm, that's good, they seem well suited.
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  • If it started to seem like you could escape, I would take off.
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  • Huh... you seem to know him pretty well, why is that?
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  • I seem to remember you moaning one time that Josh viewed you as nothing more than an arm ornament.
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  • You seem to have it all in control - both the dairy and the house.
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  • Looking up into his face, it occurred to her that he was considerably shorter than Josh, and yet he didn't seem short.
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  • Animals seem to sense your mood.
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  • Why did men always seem to confuse helping out with assuming command?
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  • Why did things always seem to work out this way?
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  • Still, marrying Josh while another man was so capable of lighting her fire didn't seem fair - especially when Josh couldn't.
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  • Somehow he made it seem so intimate.
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  • I didn't realize you were feeling pushed - you always seem so sure of yourself.
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  • She glanced at his hand, but if it was hurting, he didn't seem to notice.
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  • The government has been divided since the war, but it didn't seem possible that this could happen.
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  • She'd proven how willing she was to become his companion, a surprise considering she really did seem fragile in his world.
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  • This doesn't seem like something you built the past few weeks.
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  • Andre showed no emotion, didn't even seem to see her.
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  • Katie almost laughed at the oddity of his words.  He didn't seem to be joking, but she couldn't see his face to tell one way or another.
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  • Though in hindsight, it doesn't seem like anything is really ever enough.  I could've said so much more than I did or maybe, just did something in addition.
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  • It didn't seem far.  I would've thought we'd be there by now.
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  • Doesn't quite seem real yet, though.
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  • All my buddies seem to be miss­ing.
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  • Fred didn't seem surprised.
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  • Randy didn't seem to mind, but Dean felt more like a kindly old uncle than someone who, the prior evening, had undressed this woman and put her to bed.
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  • Even when my mother was here, we couldn't seem to say the right thing to each other.
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  • You seem to be adjusting well enough, and you're not even married yet.
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  • Somehow those two statements don't seem to go together.
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  • You seem excited about it.
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  • But you seem so unhappy.
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  • You got the best and you didn't seem to want it.
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  • She walked room by room, seeking an empty one, and finally found a room that didn't seem taken.
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  • It doesn't seem likely, but then again, we really don't know where his loyalties are.
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  • Jonny didn't seem to know her fate, which meant Xander hadn't told her secret, that she was intended to mate with the Grey God.
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  • She didn't seem convinced of his words or happy to see him.
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  • The stars didn't shine quite so bright in the immortal world, and the sky didn't seem as endless.
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  • He'd keep an eye on Jenn between his missions to kill Others, even if she didn't seem to want anything to do with him.
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  • They didn't seem real.
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  • It didn't seem possible that none of them had made it to the mortal world.
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  • It didn't seem possible that a Watcher had saved her.
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  • Why did they not seem inflicted by the harshness his people knew?
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  • As much as she ate, she didn't seem to dent the plate of food.
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  • He didn't seem to mind it tonight.
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  • The water was so cold that it made the rocks seem sharper.
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  • Even more surprising was the fact that Gerald didn't seem to mind being left behind.
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  • Lately he doesn't seem so pleased.
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  • In fact, he didn't seem to notice that it embarrassed her.
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  • That didn't seem likely.
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  • At first Sam didn't seem to know what to do.
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  • You seem... restless lately.
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  • I feel like I've been on my first solo flight for the last three years, but I can't seem to get my wheels off the runway.
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  • She doesn't seem to be as concerned about the idea as you are.
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  • Somehow she didn't seem surprised.
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  • The trip to Fayetteville didn't seem as long - maybe because this time she was expecting a long journey.
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  • He certainly didn't seem to get worked up about anything.
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  • She didn't seem surprised to see him.
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  • He made Jonny seem warm and welcoming.
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  • You seem to have depth, but this place is like a hospital.
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  • The private man who hadn't even named his cat didn't seem like someone comfortable with sharing.
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  • He didn't seem affected by the words, as if whatever wound the events caused was completely gone.
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  • You don't seem to fit this line of work.
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  • He doesn't seem like the kind who has friends.
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  • He didn't seem surprised to see his alleged friend.
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  • But you seem like you'd rather have power.
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  • Didn't seem right to dump them in a foster home.
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  • It didn't seem possible for her to succeed at Xander's latest trial, and the consequences were far greater than anything she imagined dealing with.
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  • Nor would it seem as if it could be the intention of the author to do much more than point out the lines on which the further treatment of the subject should advance.
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  • Moreover, small particles do not seem to exist in the water until it is broken up; so far as we can see, the material of the water is continuous not granular.
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  • It is represented in the south-west of North America by other forms that by some writers are deemed species, and in the northern parts of South America by the C. phoeniceus, which would really seem entitled to distinction.
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  • Except at Karasjok, where the diurnal changes seem somewhat irregular, the relative amplitude of the 12-hour term is considerably greater in summer than in winter.
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  • At great heights free balloons seem necessary.
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  • The results obtained from equal weights of rain and snow seem of the same order.
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  • The German populations of these lands seem in Roman times to have been scanty, and Roman subjects from the modern Alsace and Lorraine had drifted across the river eastwards.
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  • Between this point and the time when equity became settled as a portion of the legal system, having fixed principles of its own, various views of its nature seem to have prevailed.
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  • Two of his merits seem to have impressed the ancients themselves.
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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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  • They seem to have stood in the intercolumniations half-way up the outside wall and to have supported the epistyle.
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  • The people are generally courteous and kindly, the island being still comparatively rarely visited by foreigners, while Italians seem to regard it as almost a place of exile.
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  • The Roman workings too, to judge from similar finds, seem to have been considerable.
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  • They seem to be almost entirely lacking in the north-east extremity, near Terranova, and in the mountains immediately to the north of Iglesias, though they are found to the north of the Perda de sa Mesa.
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  • In the choice of these spots two motives seem to have influenced him - the neighbourhood of a university or college, and the amenities of the situation.
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  • The magisterial views seem to have prevailed in the professoriate, which formally in March 1642 expressed its disapprobation of the new philosophy as well as of its expositors.
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  • Hitherto Ostia does not seem to have been very unhealthy.
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  • The death of his deeply beloved consort Anastasia and his son Demetrius, and the desertion of his one bosom friend Prince Kurbsky, about the same time, seem to have infuriated Ivan against God and man.
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  • Similar customs seem to have existed among the Italian races.
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  • To meet the invader the great king had in Asia Minor an army slightly larger, it would seem, than Alexander's, gathered under the satraps of the western provinces at Zeleia.
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  • He would seem to have kept down to the coast until the headland of Ras Malan was reached, scattering before him the bands of Arabitae and Oritae who were the inhabitants of this well-provisioned tract.
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  • Yet it would seem there had been a still higher pitch used in the old ecclesiastical music. Upon this interesting question Praetorius is confused and difficult to understand, but he never wavers about the transposition of a fourth.
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  • In the year 597 (being then, probably, not far from thirty years of age) he was carried off to Babylonia by Nebuchadrezzar with King Jehoiachin and a large body of nobles, military men and artisans, and there, it would seem, he spent the rest of his life.
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  • They seem to have been burned by Stilicho shortly after 400.
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  • This treatise and the transcripts seem to be the only manuscripts which have escaped destruction.
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  • The appointment of these would be regarded as a matter of course, and would not seem to call for any special notice in such a narrative as the Acts of the Apostles.
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  • He was merciful as a conqueror, stern as a disciplinarian, enterprising and wary as a general; while his courage, loyalty and forbearance seem to have been almost unsullied.
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  • These minor ranges, excepting the Zenta, are separated from the Andean masses by comparatively low depressions and are usually described as distinct ranges; topographically, however, they seem to form a continuation of the ranges running southward from the Santa Victoria and forming the eastern rampart of the great central plateau of which the Puna de Atacama covers a large part.
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  • Both these treaties seem to have been more favourable to England than to Scotland, and it is possible that William acknowledged John as overlord of his kingdom.
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  • Inscriptions found by the recent excavations seem to prove that it must be identified as the shrine of the local goddess Aphaea, identified by Pausanias with Britomartis and Dictynna.
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  • Ritchie, " that, in the various dialogues in which Plato speaks of immortality, the arguments seem to be of different kinds, and most of them quite unconnected with one another.
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  • Human griefs seem little worth assuaging; human happiness too paltry (at the best) to be worth increasing.
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  • Springs which would equalize the discharge of rivers by continuing to pour water into their beds after the rainy season has passed seem entirely absent in the interior.
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  • Further evidence of the antiquity of Australian man is to be found in the strict observance of tribal boundaries, which would seem to show that the tribes must have been settled a long time in one place.
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  • While the use of the bow and arrow does not seem to have occurred to them, the spear and axe are in general use, commonly made of hard-wood; the hatchets of stone, and the javelins pointed' with stone or bone.
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  • Paint and coloured washes were liberally used to cover plastered surfaces and for ornamentation, and paints seem to have been used to bind plastered surfaces.
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  • Abd-ul-Hamid had always resisted the pressure of the European Powers to the last moment, in order to seem to yield only to overwhelming force, while posing as the champion of Islam against aggressive Christendom.
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  • These people belong to the race which would seem to be the true aboriginal stock of southern Asia.
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  • The influence we seem to exercise over bodies by will is only apparent; volition and action only accompany one another.
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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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  • The facts would seem incredible were they not vouched for by Theodoret, who knew him personally (Historia religiosa, c. 26).
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  • His family, however, seem to have been converted to Christianity.
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  • These people themselves seem to have joined a revolt against the Assyrians, which was soon quelled.
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  • He does not seem to have found any English trumpeters capable of playing as high parts as those of the German Clarin-Bldser, and his plan seems generally to get as many oboes and bassoons as could be procured to double the top and bottom of his string-band.
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  • The judges at Babylon seem to have formed a superior court to those of provincial towns, but a defendant might elect to answer the charge before the local court and refuse to plead at Babylon.
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  • It would follow, on the other hand, that what is called Oscan represented the language of the invading Sabines (more correctly Safines), whose racial affinities would seem to be of a distinctly more northern cast, and to mark them, like the Dorians or Achaeans in Greece, as an early wave of the invaders who more than once in later history havevitally influenced the fortunes of the tempting southern land into which they forced their way.
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  • After this event, the semi-independent chiefs of the Lombard tribe, who borrowed the title of dukes from their Roman predecessors, seem to have been contented with consolidating their power in the districts each had occupied.
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  • Count di Robilant, anxious that Italy should not seem to beg a smile from the central Powers, advised Mancini to receive with caution the suggestions of the Austrian press.
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  • Though not a number of the Cabal ministry, and in spite of his own denial, Danby must, it would seem, have known of these relations after becoming lord treasurer.
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  • Of a far more complicated nature than these offerings are the Soma-sacrifices, which, besides the simpler ceremonies of this class, such as the Agnishtoma or "Praise of Agni," also include great state functions, such as the Rajasuya or consecration of a king, and the Asvamedha or horse-sacrifice, which, in addition to the sacrificial rites, have a considerable amount of extraneous, often highly interesting, ceremonial connected with them, which makes them seem to partake largely of the nature of public festivals.
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  • So far as this is true, theism (proper) would seem to be an accident of language.
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  • Many objects in nature, organisms especially, seem to resemble the works of human design; there fore with high probability we infer a designing mind behind nature, adequate to the production of these special results.
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  • Does not nature seem to treat you as if you had free will ?
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  • Might one suggest that organisms seem at least to be a working up of inorganic matter for new ends, viz.
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  • It would seem that, in the intervals of persecution, some rights of property were recognized in the Christian Church and its officers; although the Church was an illegal society.
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  • Banishment does not seem to have been inflicted by the spiritual court in invitum.
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  • This writer traces their origin to the 14th century; but the procedure does not seem to have become regularized or common till the reigns of Louis XII.
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  • Thus far the constitution of the city had been wholly aristocratic; in the 13th century the patricians seem to have been united into a gild (Commans-gulde) from whose members the magistrates were chosen.
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  • The churchmen headed by Stanislaus Szczepanowski, bishop of Cracow, took the side of the nobles, whose grievances seem to have been real.
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  • It would seem that up to the 4th century of our era the Sinhalese had written exclusively in their own tongue; that is to say that for six centuries they had studied and understood Pali as a dead language without using it as a means of literary expression.
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  • The people seem to have thought that the last days of the empire had come.
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  • The statute, however, would not seem to have had much effect; for in spite of a proclamation of Queen Elizabeth in 1560 imposing a fine of £ 20 for each offence on butchers slaughtering animals during Lent, in 1563 Sir William Cecil, in Notes upon an Act for the Increase of the Navy, says that "in old times no flesh at all was eaten on fish days; even the king himself could not have license; which was occasion of eating so much fish as now is eaten in flesh upon fish days."
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  • The sieve-tubes differ, however, from the tracheids in being immediately associated, apparently constantly, not with starchy parenchyma, but with parenchymatous cells, containing particularly abundant proteid contents, which seem to have a function intimately connected with the conducting function of the sieve-tubes, and which we may call proteid-cells.
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  • In addition, certain inorganic salts, particularly certain compounds of potassium, are apparently necessary, but they seem to take no part in the chemical changes which take place.
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  • The wall of the tube is very thin and delicate, and does not seem to be composed of cellulose or any modification of it.
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  • It was at one time thought that the centrosomes played an important part in the fertilization of plants, but recent researches seem to indicate that this is not so.
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  • In the Gnetaceous Welwitschia it possesses a vegetable type whose extraordinary peculiarities make it seem amongst contemporary vegetation much as some strange and extinct animal form would if suddenly endowed with life.
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  • Three-quarters of the native species are endemic; they seem, however, to be quite unable to resist the invasion of new-comers, and already 600 plants of foreign origin have succeeded in establishing themselves.
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  • It does not seem that any maritime trade followed these discoveries, and indeed it is doubtful whether his contemporaries accepted the truth of Pytheas's narrative; Strabo four hundred years later certainly did not, but the critical studies of modern scholars have rehabilitated the Massilian explorer.
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  • Species of 51 more seem to occur as true natives within the Ethiopian and Indian regions, and besides these 18 appear to be common to the Ethiopian without being found in the Indian, and no fewer than 71 to the Indian without occurring in the Ethiopian.
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  • The forest-clad basin of the Congo, with the coastal districts of the bay of Guinea, seem to form one domain in opposition to the rest.
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  • In answer to his petition for the dukedom, the king had, on the 6th of June 1644, given him a patent of the earldom of Norfolk, in order, as it would seem, to flatter him by suggesting that the title of Norfolk would at least be refused to any other family.
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  • The traditions would seem to point to the institution of new principles in the religion of Yahweh, and would associate with it not merely Moses but those foreign elements which are subsequently found in Israel and Judah.
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  • The dates here given are those which seem to be most generally accepted at the present time.
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  • On the Mesopotamian side there would seem, from the accounts of Xenophon and Ptolemy, to have been an affluent which joined the Euphrates between Deir and `Ana, called Araxes by the former, Saocoras by the latter; but no trace of such a stream has been found by modern explorers and the country in general has always been uninhabited.
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  • From northern Italy, as it would seem, they adopted a style of architecture which grew in their hands, both in Normandy and in England, into a marked and living form of art.
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  • Such a state of things might seem degradation to the Mussulman, but it was deliverance to the native Christian, while to settlers of every kind from outside it was an opening such as they could hardly find elsewhere.
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  • On this theory the yellowbird or NorthAmerican "goldfinch," C. tristis, would seem, with its immediate allies, to rank among the highest forms of the group, and the pinegoldfinch, C. pinus, of the same country, to be one of the lowest the cock of the former being generally of a bright yellow hue, with black crown, tail and wings - the last conspicuously barred with white, while neither hens nor young exhibit any striations.
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  • The remaining species of the group, mostly SouthAmerican, do not seem here to need particular notice.
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  • In their country was a wooden city inhabited by a distinct race, the Geloni, who seem to have spoken an Indo-European tongue.
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  • To not a few it would seem a contradiction to speak of nobility or aristocracy in a republic. Yet, though many republics have eschewed nobility, there is nothing in a republican, or even in a democratic, form of government inconsistent with the existence of nobility; and it is only in a republic that aristocracy, in the strict sense of the word, can exist.
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  • It does not seem necessary that it should be formally enacted by law if it is universally acknowledged by usage.
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  • The Athenian eb rarpl8at, who were thus gradually brought down from their privileged position, seem to have been quite as proud and exclusive as the Roman patricians; but when they lost their privileges they lost them far more thoroughly, and they did not, as at Rome, practically hand on many of them to a new nobility, of which they formed part, though not the whole.
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  • The four Ionic tribes at Athens seem to have answered very closely to the three patrician tribes at Rome; but the Athenian demos grew up in a different way from the Roman plebs.
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  • But from such glimpses of early Attic history as we can get the union of the Attic towns would seem to have been completed before the constitutional struggle began.
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  • Only at Rome, where there was a plebs to be striven against, these distinctions seem to have had a tendency to die out, while at Sparta they seem to have had a tendency to widen.
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  • They do really seem to engender a kind of hereditary capacity in their members.
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  • They are differences which seem to be inherent in the difference between a republic and a monarchy, but which it would be truer to say are inherent in the difference between a body of men packed close together within the walls of a city and a body of men - if we can call them a body - scattered over a wide territory..
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  • It does not seem to be older than the first half of the 17th century.
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  • He seems, however, not to have been contented with this position, and to have entertained the design of putting an end to the dependent kingdoms. At all events we hear of no kings of the Hwicce after about 780, and the kings of Sussex seem to have given up the royal title about the same time.
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  • The fresh-water fish seem in their affinities to be nearly allied to those of the Niger and the Nile.
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  • Thus it would seem certain that the Maoris, starting from "further Hawaiki," or Samoa, first touched at Rarotonga, "nearer Hawaiki," whence, after forming a settlement, they journeyed on to New Zealand.
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  • Two very small families of aquatic beetles seem to stand at the base of the series, the Amphizoidae, whose larvae are broad and well armoured with FIG.
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  • The intervening distance, through country exceedingly unhealthy for white men, and therefore promising no traffic except raw materials, does not seem a likely field for rapid railway extension.
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  • So large a part of the railway charge is of the nature of a tax, that there seem to be a priori reasons for leaving the taxing powers in the hands of the agents of the government.
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  • The duty of a railway with deficient plant or facilities would seem to be to make up for their absence by moderating the speeds of its trains, but public sentiment in America appears so far to have approved, at least tacitly, the combination of imperfect railways and high speeds.
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  • What may broadly be called "conjuring" is a much more probable explanation of most of the recorded phenomena; and in the vast majority of cases the witnesses do not seem to have duly appreciated the possibilities of conjuring, and have consequently neither taken sufficient precautions to exclude it nor allowed for the accidental circumstances which may on any particular occasion favour special tricks or illusions.
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  • Count Agenor de Gasparin, in his Tables tournantes (Paris, 1854), gives an account of what seem to have been careful experiments, though they are hardly described in sufficient detail to enable us to form an independent judgment.
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  • In both these rites we seem to have a duplication of ritual, and the parallelism of sacrifice and liberation is clear.
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  • If tradition is any guide, human sacrifice seems in many important areas to be of secondary character; in spite of the great development of the rite among the Aztecs, tradition says that it was unknown till two hundred years before the conquest; in Polynesia human sacrifices seem to be comparatively modern; and in India they appear to have been rare among the Vedic peoples.
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  • There do not seem to be any minerals of value, and the rocks are not such as to indicate any probability of their discovery.
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  • Even as early as the time of David it would seem that Nathan assumed this more developed function as interpreter of Yahweh's righteous will to David.
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  • The five years and a half which intervened between his return from this tour, in June 1765, and the death of his father, in November 1770, seem to have formed the portion of his life which " he passed with the least enjoyment and remembered with the least satisfaction."
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  • That his temperament at the same time was frigid and comparatively passionless cannot be denied; but neither ought this to be imputed to him as a fault; hostile criticisms upon the grief for a father's death, that " was soothed by the conscious satisfaction that I had discharged all the duties of filial piety," seem somewhat out of place.
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  • It would seem that the greater part of the rest flows away to be lost in space.
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  • The earliest pure Latin inscriptions of the district seem to be C.I.L.
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  • Flies seem capable of adapting themselves to extremes of cold equally as well as to those of heat, and species belonging to the order are almost invariably included in the collections brought back by members of Arctic expeditions.
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  • It was later granted to the earls of Salisbury, who seem to have allowed it to fall into disrepair, for in 1315 and in 1319 the abbot of Sherborne was appointed to inquire into its condition.
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  • At all events, two quite distinct views seem to underlie the opening books of the Old Testament.
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  • Yet another expedition in 839 would seem to 2 See for chronology, Babylonia And Assyria, §§ v.
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  • But the peace does not seem to have been popular.
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  • To a certain extent it would seem that even as Chronicles (q.v.) has passed through the hands of one who was keenly interested in the Temple service, so the other historical books have been shaped not only by the late priestly writers (symbolized in literary criticism by P), but also by rather earlier writers, also of priestly sympathies, but of " southern " or half-Edomite affinity.
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  • Though Jason had fled, it was necessary to storm the city; the drastic measures which Menelaus advised seem to indicate that the poorer classes had been roused to defend the Temple from further sacrilege.
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  • In Palestine few could command leisure for meditation; as for opportunities of effective intervention in affairs, they had none, it would seem, once Alexander was dead.
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  • Speaking generally, they seem to have avoided giving offence to their subjects.
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  • Their opponents also had secured a friend at court and seem to have prevented any effective measure of redress.
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  • Indeed it would seem that Domitian instituted a persecution of the Jews, to which Nerva his successor put an end.
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  • They pick up superficial acquirements with astonishing ease, but seem to be incapable of mastering any subject.
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  • The colder winter climate of mainland Greece dictated the use of fixed hearths, whereas in the Cretan palaces these seem to have been of a portable kind, and the different usage in this respect again reacted on the respective forms of the principal hall or " Megaron."
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  • Some of these objects, such as certain forms of swords and vases, seem to be of local fabric, but derived from originals going back to the beginning of the Late Minoan age.
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  • The Dorian dynasts in Crete seem in some sort to have claimed descent from Minos, and the Dorian legislators sought their sanction in the laws which Minos was said to have received from the hands of the Cretan Zeus.
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  • It was owing to the want of this that the Cretans scarcely figure in Greek history as a people, though the island, as observed by Aristotle, would seem from its natural position calculated to exercise a preponderating influence over Greek affairs.
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