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  • He always seems to have a plan.

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  • It seems more like days than hours.

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  • It seems you may be romantically involved with this man.

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  • He seems weak, and his eyes are dull.

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  • Yes. He's the only one who seems like he'd tell me what's going on.

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  • This seems motivation enough, Jule said.

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  • I guess it does sound dull when I talk about it, but it's never dull to me, and Alex seems to be happy with things.

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  • Except for Xander here, who seems immune to just about everything.

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  • Daniela seems to think it was preordained.

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  • And what seems clear is that, sooner or later, we will get there.

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  • Martha seems to have a pretty good read on Patsy and she's always been candid talking about her.

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  • It seems like you've become the resident veterinarian and the vacation is over.

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  • I never thought of him as being anything else but a salesman until I saw him tonight, but he seems so... comfortable now.

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  • He's a week from retirement and he seems to be something of a maverick.

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  • This viewpoint seems reasonable because it is largely consistent with our everyday experience of life.

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  • Your mother seems to be under the impression that you want to stay here - permanently.

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  • It seems the police are looking into the situation.

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  • Seems he kept that secret from you as well, ikir.

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  • But no one else seems to believe her.

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  • When the fungus is grown elsewhere than in the ants' nest it produces gonidia instead of the white masses on which the ants feed, hence it seems that these masses are indeed produced as the result of some unknown cultural process.

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  • Just seems to float from job to job.

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  • It seems that the Zealots made more headwa y in Galilee than in Judaea - so much so that the terms Galilean and Zealot are practically interchangeable.

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  • She is so near to me that it almost seems indelicate to speak of her.

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  • This antibiotic seems to be working better than the previous one.

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  • I had hoped that you would resolve your problem, but it seems to have no end.

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  • I thought about it, but now that we're here, it all seems kind of stupid.

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  • It seems like years since I saw you last.

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  • He seems like a nice man.

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  • Alex, I realize that we communicate more information this way, but it seems so impersonal.

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  • Seems she and her sister have been chasing after this long lost relative for years.

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  • Which was more than I was doing yesterday, it seems.

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  • At least there would be another person with you in case something happened – and she seems the capable type otherwise.

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  • But it seems impossible to doubt that in many cases ants behave in a manner that must be considered intelligent, that they can learn by experience and that they possess memory.

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  • The intervening depression, which seems to be bounded on the west by a fault, is filled to a large extent by sandstones and marls of Eocene age.

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  • After Tiberius's death the island seems to have been little visited by the emperors, and we hear of it only as a place of banishment for the wife and sister of Commodus.

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  • This seems to be in part due to a difference in numeration, but the state suffered heavily from famine in 1896-1897 and 1899-1900.

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  • The sea in which these strata were deposited seems to have attained its greatest extension in Upper Cretaceous times, when its waters spread over the whole of western Asia and even encroached slightly upon the Indian land.

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  • South China, therefore, seems, botanically, hardly distinct from the great Indian region, into which many Chinese forms penetrate, as before noticed.

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  • Very little is known of the plants of the interior of northern China, but it seems probable that a complete botanical connexion is established between it and the temperate region of the Himalaya.

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  • But, except for these fleeting memories, if, indeed, they be memories, it all seems very unreal, like a nightmare.

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  • If all were as it seems, and men made the elements their servants for noble ends!

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  • At any rate, Mr. Cade seems to be happy with his lifestyle.

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  • Seems it's been rented for years.

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  • He seems like such a nice man.

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  • Having obtained these important concessions the tsar imagined for a moment that in any further territorial changes he would be consulted and his advice allowed due weight, and he seems even to have indulged in the hope that the affairs of Europe might be directed by himself and his new ally.

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  • Both in Europe and in Asia small feudal or aristocratic states tended to consolidate themselves into monarchies, but whereas in Europe from the early days of Rome onwards royalty has often been driven out and replaced temporarily or permanently by popular government, this change seems not to occur in Asia, where revolution means only a change of dynasty.

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  • The ultimate victory of England seems due less to any particular aptitude for dealing with oriental problems than to a better command of the seas and to considerations of European politics.

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  • If the dauphin did escape, it seems probable that he perished shortly afterwards or lived in a safe obscurity.

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  • This history, as we now have it, is extracted from various sources of unequal value, which are fitted together in a way which offers considerable difficulties to the critic. In the history of David's early adventures, for example, the narrative is not seldom disordered, and sometimes seems to repeat itself with puzzling variations of detail, which have led critics to the unanimous conclusion that the First Book of Samuel is drawn from at least two sources.

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  • There's less time between his killings and he seems to have used his new found knowledge down the road in Arkansas.

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  • Yes, Ethel confesses to appointment as the tipster's public representative and seems to be accepted as sorts, in the eyes of her growing public of readers.

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  • He claims he never hurt anyone seriously and the case file seems to bear him out.

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  • Sorry. Seems kinda tacky to bring it up.

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  • It seems to me it's looking more likely they're not even involved in Martha's bones.

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  • It seems she considered it somewhat incriminating as she was supposed to be at the pool with some of the other guests at the time.

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  • Seems to me Martha's pretty sharp and can take care of herself pretty well.

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  • It still bothers me that no one seems to know what happened to him.

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  • It seems like such a waste that... but, I can't do anything about it anyway.

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  • Maybe he seems like another person because he doesn't feel like himself.

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  • Unfortunately, it seems that way.

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  • Seems to be in some sort of coma.

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  • It seems weird, and I'd totally feel like the loser I pretend not to be if you have to take me with you.

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  • That seems to be a very harsh way of regarding your sisters' future happiness.

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  • It seems there are people in this house who do not favor you as a nishani and who may seek to harm you.

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  • It seems to me when you practice letters, you print uppercase letters first, don't you?

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  • It seems to me, the jury is still out on this mess but if Shipton is stalking her, legally or not, she deserves reasonable protection until we know for sure.

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  • Three hundred dollars seems much too high.

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  • Ice seems a whole lot less permanent.

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  • What seems to be the problem?

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  • She seems to fancy that dress of your great-aunt Annie and I think she may have been up and about last night.

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  • Boston seems so long ago, and so very far away.

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  • It seems strange to read these words of some of the men whose drawers have hung on my bedpost!

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  • It seems like he either shot himself or died of venereal disease.

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  • It seems there's some confusion on how son number one died.

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  • At least that stuff seems to have improved your blue mood.

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  • She seems so taken with her, dressing like her and coloring her hair and all.

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  • The snow seems to trap me, as it does with the small squirrel I am watching from my window.

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  • No one seems to know, not really.

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  • Illness plagues me each morning, causing me difficulty in accomplishing my chores, as simple as they may be, though failing Mrs. Cummings hardly seems to notice.

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  • It seems her aunt is a bit under the weather, again.

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  • It seems to me, that Edith had a very rapid mood change from flaunting her nakedness in front of Claire to...killing herself, practically minutes later.

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  • Well, it seems you have been through quite an ordeal.

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  • Although, I suspect, if he has turned as many humans as it seems, he is too strong to be destroyed.

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  • This seems kind of thin.

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  • It seems like you two have a great relationship.

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  • It seems you finally found your prince charming.

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  • Victor drawled, "Hmm, seems your pet is important to you… I believe you both know the lovely Cassandra."

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  • Jackson smirked, "Oops, It seems your strength kicked in."

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  • In the kitchen Elisabeth teased, "Seems you have an admirer out there."

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  • He seems like a nice guy.

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  • Seems like I heard it just this morning - from your lips.

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  • It seems we were all a little lost.

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  • Seems like so much death should be avoidable in this day and age.

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  • That seems like a better deal to me.

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  • Check your systems for threats, anything in the last twenty-four hours that seems out of place.

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  • Walking across the country seems crazy.

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  • Seems someone ordered hits on a few key politicians in the way.

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  • Seems logical enough, Kelli answered.

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  • Seems there are a lot of them along the river.

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  • Seems like everything is in order.

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  • It seems that way, at least in retrospect.

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  • She sure seems like a nice enough gal.

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  • Murder seems a real stretch, given lack of motive—nothing missing, no evidence or anything else usual to a homicide.

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  • Life ain't always what it seems to be, is it?

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  • Seems there's an epi­demic of 'missing' going around.

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  • She seems like a very nice woman.

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  • It seems kinda silly, if you ask me, but it's your call.

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  • Seems to me it might be the other way around.

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  • It seems he was in Europe someplace and didn't sign up for the tour in advance so he stopped by Cortez just to see if he could pick up a last minute cancellation.

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  • That seems a lifetime ago.

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  • It seems kind of silly for you to get up every morning and walk over there to clean his house and do his chores – then go back to your house.

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  • It seems like the easiest thing for you, though.

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  • That seems kind of wasteful.

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  • It seems so alien to his nature.

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  • It just seems a shame to let it sit there and rot.

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  • Seems like somewhere we'd like to be, Darian reasoned.

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  • That seems to be the custom around here.

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  • Seems we have the same plan, if you didn't tell him.

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  • No one seems to think they can kill him.

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  • Seems like it would appeal to your cruel streak of messing with people to see what they'll do.

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  • Their schedule seems pretty consistent.

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  • Seems like the Black God is done playing.

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  • This seems too simple, and I cannot yet dismiss the caution my great-uncle - -and his son, my cousin - -took when discussing the creature.

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  • You're the only one who seems to be concerned about that.

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  • It seems I read that somewhere too.

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  • I mean he seems preoccupied with something.

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  • I wondered if he'd regret leaving his job and family, but he seems to have adjusted well.

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  • It seems to me that Katie has a lot of influence on both of you.

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  • She seems perfect for the job.

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  • It seems like so many children grow up so quickly now.

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  • It seems counterproductive to have people like that representing us.

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  • It seems a waste of time to hang these for less than a month.

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  • This one seems like a nice young man.

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  • All of which you should know if you've actually been around here long... everyone else seems to.

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  • Her father said she seems so much happier since you two got together.

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  • Though your choice of handing off the vamps to the Black God seems nearsighted.

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  • Seems like he could use a sidekick.

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  • There almost seems to be more to you, she considered, focus on the road.

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  • The Aristotelian would find no difficulty in such a variability; it is only the disciple of Dalton to whom it seems impossible.

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  • But it seems pretty clear that if there is any change in weight consequent on chemical change, it is too minute to be of im- portance to the chemist, though the methods of modern physics may settle the question.

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  • It seems to have retained some importance up to the time of Hadrian.

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  • Davila was murdered, while on his way to take possession of the government of Cremona for Venice in July 1631, by a ruffian, with whom some dispute seems to have arisen concerning the furnishing of the relays of horses ordered for his use by the Venetian government.

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  • The compiler of this work, however, seems to have used a regnal list of the Bernician kings, which differed considerably from most of those found in our early authorities.

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  • His deposition has been ascribed to a formal act of the Witan, but this seems an antedating of constitutional methods and the circumstances point to a palace revolution.

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  • Ella seems now to have made peace with the exiled king Osberht, and their united forces succeeded in recovering the city.

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  • He seems then or later to have acquired some tincture of learning.

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  • Her husband, though he afterwards deteriorated, seems at that time to have been neither better nor worse than the Berrichon squires around him, and the first years of her married life, during which her son Maurice and her daughter Solange were born, except for lovers' quarrels, were passed in peace and quietness, though signs were not wanting of the coming storm.

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  • The food of this species seems to consist of the seeds and buds of many sorts of trees, though the staple may very possibly be those of some kind of pine.

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  • The manor of Little Bolton seems to have been, at least from Henry III.'s reign, distinct from that of Great Bolton, and was held till the 17th century by the Botheltons or Boltons.

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  • At Geneva the mountain was in former days named the Montagne 1Vlaudite, but the present name seems to have been always used locally.

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  • At first sight the balance of advantages seems to lie with radium.

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  • In an ordinary climate a building seems to be practically at the earth's potential; near its walls the equipotential surfaces are highly inclined, and near the ridges they may lie very close together.

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  • At the temperate stations the maximum occurs near mid-winter; in the Arctic it seems deferred towards spring.

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  • At Karasjok and Kremsmunster the seasonal variation in a i seems comparatively small, but at Potsdam and the Bureau Central it is as large as at Kew.

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  • Thus at 4000 metres the potential seems of the order of 150,000 volts.

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  • Owing to observational difficulties, the exact measure of success attained is a little difficult to gauge, but it seems fairly certain that raindrops usually carry a charge.

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  • On Mountains Much Seems To Depend On Whether There Are Rising Or Falling Air Currents, And Results From A Single Season May Not Be Fairly Representative.

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  • Dissipation seems largely dependent on meteorological conditions, but the phenomena at different stations vary so much as to suggest that the connexion is largely indirect.

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  • There Seems A Fairly Well Marked Annual Variation In Ionic Contents, As The Following Figures Will Show.

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  • Ionization seems to increase notably as temperature rises.

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  • Gockel observed similar effects at Freiburg-though he seems doubtful whether the relationship is direct-but the influence of temperature on I + seemed reduced when the ground was covered with snow.

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  • For a wire exposed under the conditions observed by Elster and Geitel the emanation seems to be almost entirely derived from radium.

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  • That great separation of positive and negative electricity sometimes takes place during rainfall is undoubted, and the charge brought to the ground seems preponderatingly negative.

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  • There is the further complication that in some countries thunder seems to be on the increase.

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  • In this instance there seems little difference in the hour of maximum, the distinguishing feature being the great concentration of thunderstorm occurrence at Agustia between noon and 6 P.M.

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  • That he was a day-boy commoner at Winchester is possible, but seems unlikely.

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  • Here he seems to have been so much impressed with Waynflete, that at Michaelmas, 1441, Waynflete ceased to be headmaster of Winchester.

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  • She was a courtesan of the superior class, somewhat older than Propertius, but, as it seems, a woman of singular beauty and varied accomplishments.

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  • Her character, as depicted in the poems, is not an attractive one; but she seems to have entertained a genuine affection for her lover.

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  • The cella of the temple of Heracles underwent considerable modifications in Roman times, and the discovery in it of a statue of Asclepius seems to show that the cult of this deity superseded the original one.

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  • The method of counting the total number of revolutions gives more friction and is less convenient than Repsolds', and no provision seems to be made for illuminating the micrometer head in the practical and convenient plan adopted by Repsolds.

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  • The manner of their arrangement seems to indicate clearly that they were intended to be fortified habitations, not tombs or temples.

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  • The distance seems to be identical by either route.

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  • The three Cipxovms who appear in the loth-century inscriptions just mentioned bear alternately the names Torcotorius and Salusius; and, inasmuch as this is the case with the judices of Cagliari from the 11th to the 13th century, there seems no doubt that they were the successors of these Byzantine ripXovrfs, who were perhaps the actual founders of the dynasty.

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  • After this the Pisan supremacy of the island seems to have become more of a reality, but Arborea remained independent, and after the defeat of the Pisans by the Genoese at the naval battle of Meloria in 1284 they were obliged to surrender Sassari and Logudoro to Genoa.

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  • It seems, however, to have had some importance as a post station.

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  • The emperor's share in the work is not clear, but it seems certain that the general scheme and many of the incidents are due to him.

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  • Turning to the tailless or so-called Manx cats, in which the tail should be represented merely by a tuft of hair without any remnant of bone, it seems that the strain is to be met with in many parts of Russia, and there is a very general opinion that it originally came from Japan or some other far eastern country.

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  • It seems possible that the road at first led to Tusculum, that it was then prolonged to Labici, and later still became a road for through traffic; it may even have superseded the Via Latina as a route to the S.E., for, while the distance from Rome to their main junction at Ad Bivium (or to another junction at Compitum Anagninum) is practically identical, the summit level of the former is 725 ft.

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  • Megara suffered severely during the Civil War of 48 B.C., but seems at some later period to have received new settlers.

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  • In the case of London it seems to date from 1540.

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  • For an instant Descartes seems to have concurred in the plan of purchasing a post at Chatellerault, but he gave up the idea, and settled in Paris (June 1625), in the quarter where he had sought seclusion before.

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  • The time thus spent seems to have been on the whole happy, even allowing for warm discussions with the mathematicians and metaphysicians of France, and for harassing controversies in the Netherlands.

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  • It dashes at once into the middle of the subjects with the examination of a problem which had baffled the ancients, and seems as if it were tossed at the heads of the French geometers as a challenge.

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  • It seems impossible to deny that the tendency of his principles and his arguments is mainly in the line of a metaphysical absolute, as the necessary completion and foundation of all being and knowledge.

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  • And it is in guaranteeing the veracity of our clear and distinct conceptions that the value of his deduction of God seems in his own estimate to rest.

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  • Two clear and distinct ideas, it seems, produce an absolute mystery.

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  • The ghost of innate ideas seems to be all that it had left.

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  • The name seems to have been known before, and the banner was simply a Christianized form of the Roman cavalry standard.

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  • It is not quite easy to see why he abandoned this successful policy in order to hasten on a war with Sparta, and neither the Corcyrean alliance nor the Megarian decree seems justified by the facts as known to us, though commercial motives may have played a part which we cannot now gauge.

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  • At the point of entering the alluvial plain the bed of the Tigris seems to be lower than that of the Euphrates, so that the canals run from the latter to the former stream.

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  • Basically, it would be categorizing all places by the way that the 11th edition categorized them, which seems like the best way to do it, and possibly the only tenable, self-consistent way to do it.

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  • In 1204 John gave the manor to William Bruere and granted to the town all the privileges of a free borough which were enjoyed by Nottingham and Derby; but before this it seems to have had prescriptive borough rights.

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  • Avicenna seems to have declined the offers of Mahmud the Ghaznevid, and proceeded westwards to Urjensh in the modern Khiva, where the vizier, regarded as a friend of scholars, gave him a small monthly stipend.

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  • Unity of aim and effort, however, seems foreign to the Albanians, except in defence of local or tribal privileges.

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  • If it be true, as Bishop Alcock of Ely affirms, that Lydgate wrote a poem on the loss of France and Gascony, it seems necessary to suppose that he lived two years longer, and thus indications point to the year 1451, or thereabouts, as the date of his death.

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  • After the publication of the Plaine Discovery, Napier seems to have occupied himself with the invention of secret instruments of war, for in the Bacon collection at Lambeth Palace there is a document, dated the 7th of.

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  • No particulars are known of his last illness, but it seems likely that death came upon him rather suddenly at,last.

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  • Napier's priority in the publication of the logarithms is unquestioned and only one other contemporary mathematician seems to have conceived the idea on which they depend.

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  • There seems but little doubt that Napier was the first to make use of a decimal separator, and it is curious that the separator which he used, the point, should be that which has been ultimately adopted, and after a long period of partial disuse.

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  • There seems to be evidence of this in the later writings of the New Testament.

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  • The synod seems to have remained without a constitution and without subscription until 1729, when it adopted the Westminster standards.

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  • There are few birds which have more exercised the taxonomer than this, and the reason seems to be plain.

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  • The court of brotherhood was formerly called the brotheryeeld, brodall or brodhull; and the name guestling seems to owe its origin to the fact that the officials of the "members" were at first in the position of invited guests.

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  • On the other hand, the considerably smaller Nototherium, characterized by its sharp and broad skull and smaller incisors, seems to have been much more wombat-like, and may perhaps have possessed similar burrowing habits.

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  • Theoretically, no doubt, this is correct, but the typical members of the two groups are so different from one another that, as a matter of convenience, the retention of the two families seems advisable.

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  • At any rate, there seems little doubt that it was the region where creodonts and other primitive mammals were first differentiated from their reptilian ancestors.

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  • There seems to have been a replacement of some of these teeth; and it has been suggested that this was of the marsupial type.

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  • That full moon as well as new moon had a religious significance among the ancient Hebrews seems to follow from the fact that, when the great agricultural feasts were fixed to set days, the full moon was chosen.

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  • We cannot tell when the Sabbath became dissociated from the month; but the change seems to have been made before the Book of the Covenant, which already regards the Sabbath simply as an institution of humanity and ignores the new moon.

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  • It seems that about 340 the island was conquered for the Persian king by his Rhodian admiral Mentor; in 332 it submitted to Alexander the Great.

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  • More remarkable still, over large tracts of country the water seems disposed to flow away from, rather than to, the river-beds.

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  • In Queensland the fields were all showing development in 1891, when the output exhibited a very large increase compared with that of former years; but, as in the case of Victoria, the production of the metal seems to have ceased.

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  • Cannibalism seems also to have sometimes been in the nature of a funeral observance, in honour of the deceased, of whom the relatives reverently ate portions.

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  • The only idea of a god known to be entertained by them seems to be that of the Euahlayi and Kamilaori tribe, Baiame, a gigantic old man lying asleep for ages, with his head resting on his arm, which is deep in the sand.

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  • Woolwich seems to have been a small fishing village until in the beginning of the 16th century it rose into prominence as a dockyard and naval station.

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  • He seems henceforth to have had no settled abode.

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  • Some of the Kassite deities were introduced into the Babylonian pantheon, and the Kassite tribe of Khabira seems to have settled in the Babylonian plain.

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  • An examination of their language seems to indicate that, it belongs to the Mon-Khmer group of languages, and the anthropological information forthcoming concerning the Sakai points to the conclusion that they show a greater affinity to the people of the Mon-Khmer races than to the Malayan stock.

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  • It has been quarried since 1785; marble monuments were first manufactured about 1808; and at South Dorset in 1818 marble seems first to have been sawed in blocks, the earlier method having been chiselling.

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  • He seems, however, to have pleased his patron, Cromwell, and perhaps Henry, by his energy in seeing the king's "Great" Bible in English through the press in Paris.

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  • He seems to have been regarded by his own party as a useful instrument, especially in disagreeable work, rather than as a desirable colleague.

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  • In both sacraments the death-bed baptism of an earlier age seems to survive, and they both fulfil a deep-seated need of the human spirit.

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  • A bitter principle to which the name of quercin has been applied by Gerber, its discoverer, has also been detected in the acorn of the common oak; the nutritive portion seems chiefly a form of starch.

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  • In the southern parts of Australia and in New Zealand the tree seems to flourish as well as in its native home.

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  • It was introduced into England by Philip Miller about 1 735, and is now common in parks and plantations, where it seems to flourish in nearly all soils.

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  • It seems peculiarly adapted for the mild moist climate of Ireland.

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  • In practice Anglican private worship appears to have been little interfered with; and although the recusant fines were rigorously exacted, the same seems to have been the case with the private celebration of the mass.

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  • Cromwell himself, however, seems to have regarded the question of title as of secondary importance, as merely (to use his own words) "a feather in the hat," "a shining bauble for crowds to gaze at or kneel to."

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  • That the recurrence of the market determined the length of the week seems clear from the Wajagga custom of naming the days after the markets they visit, as well as from the fact that on the Congo the word for week is the same as the word for market.

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  • Professor Marr has lately published an Arabic text from a MS. in Sinai which seems to contain an older tradition.

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  • He went first to Hanover, and afterwards to Cassel to study architecture, for which he seems to have had little inclination.

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  • A revolt within the city soon afterwards resulted in the abdication of the reigning emperor Maurice, and in the elevation of Phocas to the throne, which seems to have been accomplished by one of the circus factions against the wish of the troops.

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  • It was well known during the middle ages, and was largely used by William, archbishop of Tyre, for the first six books of his Belli sacri historic. In modern times its historical value has been seriously impugned, but the verdict of the best scholarship seems to be that in general it forms a true record of the events of the first crusade, although containing some legendary matter.

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  • In some passages the poet seems to take delight in casting dramatic illusion to the winds.

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  • Less favourable is the view taken by non-Catholic historians, which seems in some measure to be confirmed by St Francis himself.

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  • This type of instrument is very little used in England, but seems to be more in favour in France.

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  • Watson continued to exert his pen with vigour, and in general to good purpose, denouncing the slave trade, advocating the union with Ireland, and offering financial suggestions to Pitt, who seems to have frequently consulted him.

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  • There seems no good reason why in modern performances the pianoforte should not be used for the purpose; if only accompanists can be trained to acquire the necessary delicacy of touch, and can be made to understand that, if they cannot extemporize the necessary polyphony, and so have to play something definitely written for them, it is not a mass of interesting detail which they are to bring to the public ear.

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  • On the other hand, it is significant how everything in the development of new instruments seems to suggest, and be suggested by, the new methods of expression.

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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 presence of these parasites seems at times to have little effect on the host, and men in whose system it is calculated there are some 40-50 million larvae have shown no signs of disease.

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  • His general administration seems to have been thoroughly honest and able, in some respects beneficent.

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  • If a holder would sell, the family had the right of redemption and there seems to have been no time-limit to its exercise.

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  • The tithe seems to have been the composition for the rent due to the god for his land.

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  • The absence of all mention of either Gauls or Romans seems to prove that this time was at least earlier than 400 B.C.; and the curse may have been composed long before it was written down.

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  • Considering the time at which he wrote, Reis seems to have understood very well the nature of the vibrations he had to reproduce, but he failed to comprehend how they could be reproduced by electricity.

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  • This seems to have been the first transmitter in which it was proposed to use the resistance at the contact of two conductors.

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  • He seems to have maintained to a certain degree an attitude of independence, if not of opposition, towards Augustus.

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  • Over-production seems thus to be a considerable danger, and improvement of quality is rather to be sought after.

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  • The morality of this course has been much canvassed, though it seems really to involve nothing more than an express declaration of what the two oaths implied.

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  • This latter definition seems on the whole the more probable one, and it certainly would fit exactly the character of the writings to which the term relates.

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  • From the archaic style in which these mythological tales are usually composed, as well as from the fact that not a few of them are found in Brahmanas of different schools and Vedas, though often with considerable variations, it seems pretty evident that the groundwork of them must go back to times preceding the composition or final redaction of the existing Brahmanas.

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  • Yet the natural or physical theology of the philosophers - in contrast to mere myths or mere statecraft - seems a straightforward effort to reach faith in God on grounds of scientific reason.

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  • This view seems to preserve all that is questionable in Libertarianism, while omitting its moral meaning.

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  • Whatever one may think of the cogency of such arguments, it seems safe to conclude that thinkers, who dislike constructive idealism, but accept time and space as boundless given quanta, reach in that way the thought of infinity, and if they are theists, necessarily connect their theism with reflexions on the nature of Time and Space.

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  • If the God of the Design argument seems a limited being, working as an artist upon given materials,' he is hardly God at all.

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  • The Ontological argument is omitted; but we have already observed that there is a discussion of divine ' Paul Janet's Final Causes seems to follow Mill in this (" the fact of Finality "), but without naming him.

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  • It seems as if one foot rested on dogmatism and one on scepticism.

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  • It all seems a very hurried and imperfectly studied philosophical analysis.

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  • Giving that argument the highest place seems to involve, as already said, a dash of the same scepticism.

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  • This paucity of animal life seems inconsistent with the theory that the islands were once connected with the mainland.

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  • Hence Huxley's view is not so different from those held by other authors as it seems to be at first sight.

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  • Anaximenes seems to have inclined to a view of cosmic evolution as throughout involving a quasi-spiritual factor.

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  • Another group of investigations that seems to play an important part in the future development of the theory of evolution relates to the study of what is known as organic symmetry.

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  • Probably it was extended as far as Beneventum not long after the colonization of this town in 268 B.e., and it seems to have reached Venusia before 190 B.C. Horace, in the journey to Brundusium described in Sat.

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  • He was not, however, charged with direct heresy, as were Nestorius and Dioscorus, and the synod seems to have hesitated to deal stringently with the primate of Christendom.

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  • Canon 13 of the first council of Orleans, which has been cited in this matter, seems to have no application.

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  • Seclusion in a monastery seems first to have been used by the civil power in aid of the spiritual.

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  • There seems to have been no machinery for assisting the original or appellate jurisdiction of the pope by secular process, - by significavit or otherwise.

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  • If undoubtedly held in frankalmoign or " free alms," by a " spiritual " tenure only, the claim of jurisdiction for the ecclesiastical forum seems to have been at first conceded.

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  • In France, till 1329, there seems to have been no clear line of demarcation between secular and ecclesiastical jurisdictions.

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  • The subject matter of the jurisdiction of Hellenic courts Christian seems to be confined to strictly spiritual discipline, mainly in regard to the professional misconduct of the clergy.

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  • It seems probable that the Vinaya and the four Nikayas were put substantially into the shape in which we now have them before the council at Vesali, a hundred years after the Buddha's death; that slight alterations and additions were made in them, and the miscellaneous Nikaya and the Abhidhamma books completed, at various times down to the third council under Asoka; and that the canon was then considered closed.

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  • It has been assumed on the strength of a passage in Capitolinus that Aurelius married Faustina in 146, but the passage is not clear, and other evidence points strongly to 140; at all events it seems certain that a daughter was born to him in 140.

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  • The Hebrew lhashmal seems to have been amber.

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  • It has been conjectured that the ancient Etruscan ornaments in amber were wrought in the Italian material, but it seems that amber from the Baltic reached the Etruscans at Hatria.

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  • The amber of Sicily seems not to have been recognized in ancient times, for it is not mentioned by local authorities like Diodorus Siculus.

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  • The native country of this form has been much disputed; but, though still known in many British nurseries as the "black Italian poplar," it is now well ascertained to be an indigenous tree in many parts of Canada and the States, and is a mere variety of P. canadensis; it seems to have been first brought to England from Canada in 1772.

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  • The fact that a voluntary society with limited funds must contest the illegal decisions of local councils, without government support, seems likely to render this portion of the act of 1908 a dead letter.

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  • Her character seems in general to have resembled that of her brother.

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  • But it seems improbable that the question of authorship will ever be satisfactorily settled.

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  • Starch, indeed, wherever it appears in the plant seems to be a reserve store of carbohydrate material, deposited where it is found for longer or shorter periods till it is needed for consumption.

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  • The fungus seems to do better when supplied with compounds of ammonia.

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  • As this is not the incorporation of either into the living sobstance, but is only its manufacture into the complex substances which we find in the plant, it seems preferable to limit the term assimilation to the processes by which foods are actually taken into the protoplasm.

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  • The habit of forming mycorhizas is found more frequently in warm climates than cold; indeed, the percentage of the flora exhibiting this peculiarity seems to increase with a certain regularity from the Arctic Circle to the equator.

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  • Whichever opinion is held on this point, there seems no room for doubt that the fixation of the nitrogen is concerned only with the root, and that the green leavec take no part in it.

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  • It splits it into a fatty acid and glycerine, but seems to have no further action.

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  • It seems to be fairly well established that in the meiotic phase there is a truequalitative division brought about by the pairing of the chromosomes during synapsis, and the subsequent separation of whole chromosomes to the daughter nuclei.

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  • The central body seems to consist merely of a spongy mass of slightly stainable substance, more or less impregnated with chromatin, which divides by constriction.

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  • From the nature of the case, this view is not, and could not be, based upon actual observation, nor is it universally accepted; however, it seems to correspond more closely than any other to the facts of comparative morphology.

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  • In the latter case the organization seems to become plastic, and we have much fluctuating variability.

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  • Though adaptation to the environment seems sometimes to be considered, especially by neo-Lamarckians, as equivalent to, or at least as involving, the evolution of higher forms from Jower, there does not appear to be any evidence that this is the case.

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  • The legends are in Aramaic characters and Persian (Pahlavi) language; among them occur Artaxerxes, Darius (from a dynast of this name the town Darabjird, "town of Darius," in eastern Persia seems to derive its name), Narses, Tiridates, Manocihr and others; the name Vahuburz seems to be identical with Oborzos, mentioned by Polyaenus vii.

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  • Himilco, a contemporary of Hanno, was charged with an expedition along the west coast of Iberia northward, and as far as the uncertain references to this voyage can be understood, he seems to have passed the Bay of Biscay and possibly sighted the coast of England.

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  • Although the term has since been limited by some writers to one particular part of the subject, it seems best to maintain the original and literal meaning.

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  • The broad Pacific depression seems to answer to the broad elevation of the Old World - the narrow trough of the Atlantic to the narrow continent of America."

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  • So it seems that the dynasty, which more than half a century later succeeded in throwing off the Assyrian yoke and founded the Median empire, was derived from this Dayukku, and that his name was thus introduced into the Median traditions, which contrary to history considered him as founder of the kingdom.

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  • In these African campaigns Sulla showed that he knew how to win the confidence of his soldiers, and throughout his career the secret of his success seems to have been the enthusiastic devotion of his troops, whom he continued to hold well in hand, while allowing them to indulge in plundering and all kinds of excess.

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  • Her character seems to have been essentially mild and playful, in contrast to Sokhmi and other feline goddesses.

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  • This way of using the characters of the syrinx for the classification of the Passeriformes seems simple, but it took a long time to accomplish.

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  • Baptornis, another of Marsh's genera, seems to be allied to Enaliornis, Palaeotringa and Talmatornis, were by him referred to Limicoline and Passerine birds.

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  • Like the Nearctic the Palaearctic subregion seems to possess but one single peculiar family of land birds, the Panuridae, represented by the beautiful species known to Englishmen as the bearded titmouse, Panurus biarmicus.

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  • Thus the whole classification becomes a rounded-off phylogenetic system, which, at least in its broad outlines, seems to approach the natural system, the ideal goal of the scientific ornithologist.

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  • But out of the copies of Norfolk deeds and records collected for Thomas, earl of Arundel, in the early part of the 17th century, it seems clear enough that he sprang from a Norfolk family, several of whose members held lands at Wiggenhall near Lynn.

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  • The abbot seems to have held a market from very early times, and charters for the holding of markets and fairs were granted by various sovereigns from Edward I.

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  • There seems no doubt that he lived some time at Athens, where it is said that he became so unpopular (probably owing to his supposed atheistical opinions) that his life was in danger.

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  • In 1497 he attacked and gained possession of Samarkand, to which he always seems to have thought he had a natural and hereditary right.

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  • He seems now to have resigned all hopes of recovering Ferghana, and as he at the same time dreaded an invasion of the Uzbegs from the west, his attention was more and more drawn towards India.

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  • The most reasonable view seems to be that the collection was formed gradually and that the process was going on during most of the period sketched above.

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  • Though his teaching was largely directed against superstition, he seems to have been inclined to mysticism, and perhaps for this reason various kabbalistic works were ascribed to him in later times.

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  • Unlike his contemporaries in Spain, he seems to have confined himself wholly to Jewish learning, and to have known nothing of Arabic or other languages except his native French.

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  • As far as the Khabur Mesopotamia seems to have been a wellinhabited country from at least the 15th century B.C., when it constituted the Hittite kingdom of Mitanni, down to about the 12th century A.D., and the same is true of the country on the Syrian side of the Euphrates as far as the eastern limit of the Palmyrene.

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  • Twenty-five miles below Basra the river Karun from Shushter and Dizful throws off an arm, which seems to be artificial, into the Euphrates.

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  • The same spirit of enterprise which brought the Northmen into Gaul seems to carry the Normans out of Gaul into every corner of the world.

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  • There is a distinction between Christians and Saracens; among Christians there seems to be again a distinction between Greeks and Latins, though perhaps without any distinct use of the Latin name; there is again a further distinction between "Lombardi" and "Franci"; but Normans, as a separate class, do not appear.

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  • The Norman settler in Wales, therefore, did not to any perceptible extent become a Welshman; the existing relations of England and Wales were such that he in the end became an Englishman, but he seems not unnaturally to have been somewhat slower in so doing in Wales than he was in England.

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  • It seems rather doubtful whether the unstable monoclinic modification of sulphur (0 - sulphur) is ever found in a native state.

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  • This definition seems to take in all the kinds of nobility which have existed in different times and places.

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  • It is a minority, a minority strictly marked out by birth from other members of the commonwealth, a minority which seems further, though this point is less clearly marked, to have had on the whole the advantage in point of wealth.

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  • The cause of the difference seems to be that, while the origin of the patriciate was exactly the same at Rome and at Athens, the origin of the commons was different.

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  • On the whole it seems most likely that, while the kernel of the Roman plebs was rural or belonged to the small towns admitted to the Roman franchise, the Attic demos, largely at least, though doubtless not wholly, arose out of the mixed settlers who had come together in the city, answering to the p rotKot of later times.

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  • In the modern states of western Europe the existing nobility seems to have for the most part had its origin in personal service to the prince.

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  • And this nobility by personal service seems commonly to have supplanted an older nobility, in early the origirrof which was, in some cases at least, strictly immemorial.

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  • A court seems more natural where a chain of degrees leads gradually up from the lowest subject to the throne than when all beneath the throne are nearly on a level.

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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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  • Its originally Celtic name seems to survive in the names of Wroxeter and the neighbouring hill, Wrekin.

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  • His Pensees, published posthumously, seems to have been meant for a systematic treatise, but it has come to us in fragments.

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  • Yet it seems plain that any theology, maintaining redemption as historical fact (and not merely ideal), must attach religious importance to conclusions which are technically probable rather than proven.

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  • While from the nature of their life-history there is no doubt that they have a rather close relationship to the Meloidae, their structure is so remarkable that it seems advisable to regard them as at least a distinct tribe of Coleoptera.

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  • To judge, however, from the dedications, prologues and epilogues of his various plays, he seems to have enjoyed the patronage of the earl, afterwards duke, of Newcastle, "himself a muse" after a fashion, and Lord Craven, the supposed husband of the ex-queen of Bohemia.

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  • It is difficult to allow the appositeness of this special illustration; on the other hand, Ford has even in this case shown his art of depicting sensual passion without grossness of expression; for the exception in Annabella's language to Soranzo seems to have a special intention, and is true to the pressure of the situation and the revulsion produced by it in a naturally weak and yielding mind.

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  • The dramatic capabilities of the subject are, however, great, and it afterwards attracted Schiller, who, however, seems to have abandoned it in favour of the similar theme of the Russian Demetrius.

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  • With Dekker Ford also wrote the mask of The Sun's Darling; or, as seems most probable, they founded this production upon Phaeton, an earlier mask, of which Dekker had been sole author.

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  • It seems likely that Peisistratus, to please his supporters, originated the City-Dionysia.

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  • The word Rus, in former times wrongly connected with the tribal name Rhoxolani, is more probably derived from Ruotsi, a Finnish name for the Swedes, which seems to be a corruption of the Swedish rothsmenn, " rowers " or " seafarers."

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  • No other remains have been found round them, though it seems improbable that they stood quite alone and unprotected.

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  • In proportion to its population China has the least railway development of any of the great countries of the world; the probability that its present commercial awakening will extend seems large, and in that case it will need a vast increase in its interior communications.

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  • The practice of pooling seems not to have attracted the attention of the legislature.

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  • Supreme as an organizer, he seems also to have had a singularly attractive personality, which won him the friendship even of the pirates and bravos with whom he was forced to consort.

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