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  • My sentences were getting longer.
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  • Vigour of reasoning and originality of view were not his characteristics as a writer; nor will the student who has raked these dust-heaps of miscellaneous learning and oldfashioned mysticism discover more than a few sentences of genuine enthusiasm and simple-hearted aspiration to repay his trouble and reward his patience.
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  • She cried and kept talking, her sentences punctuated by sobs.
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  • Crispis methods aroused great outcry in the Radical press, but the severe sentences of the military courts were in time tempered by the Royal prerogative of amnesty.
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  • But above all, what gives the sentences of Marcus Aurelius their enduring value and fascination, and renders them superior to the utterances of Epictetus and Seneca, is that they are the gospel of his life.
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  • One note described in two sentences a Sunday trip to the Public Gardens while another mentioned three years had passed since the sisters had seen one another.
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  • He was out-voted by his council on the question of commutation of tithes, and his enlightened zeal for reforming the "wicked and abominable" sentences of the criminal law met with complete failure.
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  • How can they have been the " awful mysteries," the " dread and terrible canons," the " mystic teachings," the " ineffable sentences," the " oracles too sacred to be committed to writing " which the homilists of that age pretend them to have been?
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  • In this way she is able to get the meaning of those half sentences which we complete unconsciously from the tone of the voice or the twinkle of the eye.
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  • The sentences are much longer and less vivacious, as any one can see by a superficial examination.
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  • He retained his old university habit of taking long walks with a congenial companion, even in London, and although he cared but little for what is commonly known as society - the society of crowded rooms and fragments of sentences - he very much liked conversation.
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  • Very soon she learned the difference between ON and IN, though it was some time before she could use these words in sentences of her own.
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  • In July 65 schoolboys from Sarajevo and Travnik received similar sentences, and again in Oct.
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  • Though eventually this activity of the Giovane Italia supplanted that of the older societies, in practice it met with no better success; the two attempts to invade Savoy in the hope of seducing the army from its allegiance failed miserably, and only resulted in a series of barbarous sentences of death and imprisonment which made most Liberals despair of Charles Albert, while they called down much criticism on Mazzini as the organizer of raids in which he himself took no part.
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  • The Scriptures read, if at all, in the erroneous versions were being deserted for the Sentences of Peter Lombard.
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  • I do not think anyone can read, or talk for that matter, until he forgets words and sentences in the technical sense.
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  • At first, the words, phrases and sentences which she used in expressing her thoughts were all reproductions of what we had used in conversation with her, and which her memory had unconsciously retained.
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  • She answered questions at random, began sentences she did not finish, and laughed at everything.
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  • It shows a fine combination of mildness with severity; the language is simple but powerful, and, while there is undoubtedly a lack of original ideas, the author shows remarkable skill in weaving together pregnant sentences and impressive warnings selected from the apostolic epistles and the first Epistle of Clement.
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  • Like her baby cousin, she expresses whole sentences by single words.
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  • But the archbishop prevailed upon the pope to suspend the bishops, and before his return published papal letters which, in announcing these sentences, spoke of the constitutions as null and void.
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  • Sentences became balanced and were made clear by some sort of definite ending.
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  • Most scholars are agreed that this chapter is not, except in the case of a few sentences, the work of our author.
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  • This means it's even more important that the squad be exactly together when they shout out their cheers, and that there be a bit of a space in between words and sentences to let the resonating sounds fade.
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  • The duke himself was president and all sentences were submitted to him.
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  • As in 1894, excessively severe sentences were passed by the military tribunals upon revolutionary leaders and other persons considered to have been implicated in the outbreak, but successive royal amnesties obliterated these condemnations within three years.
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  • There is now and then an energetic phrase, but as a whole the vocabulary is jejune; the sentences are overloaded; the pitch is flat.
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  • The term is now seldom or never used except with reference to sentences of death.
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  • Since 1895 indeterminate sentences have been imposed on all convicts sentenced to the state prison otherwise than for life or as habitual criminals; i.e.
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  • From the beginning of my education Miss Sullivan made it a practice to speak to me as she would speak to any hearing child; the only difference was that she spelled the sentences into my hand instead of speaking them.
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  • I SHALL USE COMPLETE SENTENCES IN TALKING TO HER, and fill out the meaning with gestures and her descriptive signs when necessity requires it; but I shall not try to keep her mind fixed on any one thing.
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  • Instead, they are composed of brief sentences that help encourage further discussion and research.
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  • Where there previously were simple sentences, there is now silence or inappropriate nonsense words.
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  • One to three general sentences about the impetus for the report is sufficient.
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  • You can then use these words to develop your introductory sentences.
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  • Reporters are busy, and most of them won't read more than a few sentences.
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  • When you are writing your resume, use short sentences or bullet points to outline your job duties.
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  • Use declarative sentences as you educate the reader on what's wrong with the world now and how your product will change it for the better.
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  • This should be no more than two short sentences.
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  • You also want to structure this portion of your cover letter into precise, well-written sentences or bullets, rather than extensive and lengthy paragraphs.
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  • If the first few sentences are not attention getting, people may not bother to read further.
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  • Easy French sentences can prove infinitely helpful when it comes to navigating the French language.
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  • One way is to simply memorize sentences and common phrases.
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  • The only caveat is that you'll have to be able to understand the context behind those sentences.
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  • The second way of learning is to actually study the grammatically correct way to put together a sentences in French.
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  • When it comes to learning these easy French sentences, there are a few different resources you can try.
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  • They are moderately inexpensive and will help you learn how to put together sentences correctly so that you're speaking in no time.
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  • This super duper online resource lists several different places you can go to learn sentences.
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  • There are a variety of resources for learning basic sentences and phrases right here at LoveToKnow French.
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  • Comparative and superlative sentences in French are not difficult to master.
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  • For the most part, comparative and superlative sentences in French are not difficult because the construction is similar enough to English that most French language learners pick up on the idea quickly.
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  • With a little practice you will have mastered comparative and superlative sentences in French.
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  • The vocabulary and sentences get more and more complex as a student progresses through the course.
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  • Just write a few rhyming sentences on the front or top of your invitation card and then include the rest of the particulars inside or below your introductory wording.
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  • Some performers will be recognized from their previous work, but because of the abundant talent and skill of the cast, actors audiences know are unrecognizable as anything but their characters after just a few sentences.
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  • In both cases the dependence is clearly on the part of Peter; for ideas and phrases that in Ephesians and Romans have their firm place in closely wrought sequences, are found in 1 Peter with less profound significance and transformed into smooth and pointed maxims and apophthegmatic sentences.
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  • The national government is forbidden to interfere in the peculiar affairs of the states except to repel foreign invasion, to maintain a republican form of government, to re-establish order at the request of a state, or to enforce federal laws and sentences.
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  • The brief chapters of his work have been justly compared to the laisses or tirades of a chanson in what may be called the vignetting of the subject of each, in the absence of any attempt to run on the narrative, in the stock forms, and in the poetical rather than prosaic word-order of the sentences.
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  • The people nominally profess the Buddhist religion, but in reality their religious exercises are confined to the propitiation of evil spirits, and the mechanical recital of a few sacred sentences.
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  • He had earlier opened a correspondence with Augustine, along with his friends Tyro and Hilarius, and although he did not meet him personally his enthusiasm for the great theologian led him to make an abridgment of his commentary on the Psalms, as well as a collection of sentences from his works - probably the first dogmatic compilation of that class in which Peter Lombard's Liber sententiarum is the best-known example.
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  • The book begins with a short avis (address to the reader), opening with the well-known words, "C'est icy un livre de bon foy, lecteur," and sketching in a few lively sentences the character of meditative egotism which is kept up throughout.
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  • As a rule he is careless of definitely rhythmical cadence, though his sentences are always pleasant to the ear.
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  • The sentences which he passes are decisive, not only for the human pair and the serpent, but for their respective races.
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  • But the development of modern culture has rendered these exploits of an unbridled fanaticism impossible, and no government would consent to enforce the once obligatory sentences of ecclesiastical courts.
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  • In manuscript there is usually no space between words, but punctuation is expressed by intervals isolating phrases and sentences.
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  • In compound sentences the verbs are placed together as in English, not separated by the object as in German.
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  • The most notable characteristic of his style is its graceful simplicity; it is never affected or laboured; his sentences are short and easy, and follow one another naturally.
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  • Though his sentences themselves are not wordy, he is extremely diffuse in treatment, habitually repeating an idea in successive sentences of much the same import.
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  • At the very time when Peter Lombard was shaping his Sentences, the monk Gratian of Bologna was making a new collection of laws.
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  • His principal theological works are a commentary in three volumes on the Books of the Sentences of Peter Lombard (Magister Sententiarum), and the Summa Theologiae in two volumes.
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  • The governor is commander-in-chief of the militia when it is not called into the service of the United States; he may remit fines and forfeitures, commute sentences, and grant reprieves and pardons, except in cases of impeachment; and he calls extraordinary sessions of the legislature.
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  • Io, 13), and also the sentences of awful judgment by which Yahweh rebukes rebellion (Hos.
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  • That prophecy was generally given in visions, dreams and obscure sentences is true only of an early period.
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  • Johns (Interpreter, April 1 9 06, "The Prophets of Babylonia") thinks that longer discourses moral, and predictive, fully equal to those of the Hebrew prophets, existed in Babylonia as early as the 3rd millennium B.C. but were curtailed into the brief sentences of the omen tablets.
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  • These murders were committed so promptly and secretly that it is doubtful whether the estates, actually in session at the same place, knew what had been done when, on the 26th of May, under violent pressure from Goran Persson, they signed a document declaring that all the accused gentlemen under detention had acted like traitors, and confirming all sentences already passed or that might be passed upon them.
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  • Here Aristotle, starting from the previous grammar of sentences in general, proceeded, for the first time in philosophical literature, to disengage the logic of the proposition, or that sentence which can alone be true or false, whereby it alone enters into reasoning.
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  • But in spite of this great logical achievement, he continued throughout the discourse to accept Plato's grammatical analysis of all sentences into noun and verb, which indeed applies to the proposition as a sentence but does not give its particular elements.
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  • He was the author of several works in philosophy, theology and canon law, including commentaries on the Scriptures and on the Sentences of Peter Lombard, and is sometimes referred to as famosissimus doctor.
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  • English classics; and his attention was especially turned to the formation of sentences and to the rhythm of prose.
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  • The first three Gospels have in consequence of the large amount of similarity between them in contents, arrangement, and even in words and the forms of sentences and paragraphs, been called Synoptic Gospels.
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  • Every syllable is open, ending in a vowel sound, and short sentences may be constructed wholly of vocalic sounds.
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  • This is known as the Commination service, its distinctive element being the solemn reading of "the general sentences of God's cursing against sinners, gathered out of the seven and twentieth chapter of Deuteronomy, and other places of Scripture."
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  • O'Keeffe, parish priest of Callan, on account of two sentences of ecclesiastical censure pronounced by the cardinal as papal delegate.
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  • During the religious struggles between the East and West he was on a few occasions condemned (by the Eastern council of Sardica, by Dioscorus, by Photius); but the sentences were not carried out, and were even, as in the case of Dioscorus, considered and punished as sacrilegious attacks.
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  • And it should be noticed that this idea was put forward, not by the pope with the object of increasing his power, but by the opinion of the Church with a view to defending the bishops against unjust sentences, and especially those inspired by the secular authority.
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  • It judges cases in which auditors of the Rota are concerned, such as personal objections, but especially objections (querelae) lodged against sentences of the Rota, with a view to their being annulled or revised (restitutio in integrum).
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  • The famous clause of Magna Carta (§ 39) prohibiting sentences of exile, except as the result of a lawful trial, refers more particularly to his case.
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  • The sentences of Grotius and Hoogerbeets were commuted to perpetual imprisonment.
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  • The closing sentences of this passage may be regarded as pointing to the very essence of the Kantian attempt at solution of the problem of knowledge.
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  • He uttered his short, weighty, and pointed sentences with a power of voice, and a justness and energy of emphasis, of which the effect was rather increased than diminished by the rollings of his huge form, and by the asthmatic gaspings and puffings in which the peals of his eloquence generally ended.
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  • By believers the table was made to serve as a means of communicating with the spirits; the alphabet would be slowly called over and the table would tilt at the appropriate letter, thus spelling out words and sentences.
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  • The structure of his sentences varies a good deal according to the dignity of the subject.
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  • Many sentences begin with a " when " or " on the day when" which seems to hover in the air, so that the commentators are driven to supply a " think of this " or some such ellipsis.
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  • Like those other oracles, the suras of this period, which are never very long, are composed of short sentences with tolerably pure but rapidly changing rhymes.
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  • These conditions were that all rights of conquest acquired by the Fulani throughout Northern Nigeria passed to Great Britain, that for the future every sultan and emir and principal officer of state should be appointed by Great Britain, that the emirs and chiefs so appointed should obey the laws of the British government, that they should no longer buy and sell slaves, nor enslave people, that they should import no firearms, except flint-locks, that they should enforce no sentences in their courts of law which were contrary to humanity, and that the British government should in future hold rights in land and taxation.
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  • Thus the doors of houses are inscribed with sentences from the Koran, or the like, to preserve from the evil eye, or avert the dangers of an unlucky threshold; similar inscriptions may be observed over most shqps, while almost every one carries some charm about his person.
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  • Pseudo-Participle.In very early texts this is the past indicative, but more commonly it is used in sentences such as, gm-n-f wi 11 kwl, he found me I stood, i.e.
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  • Tribonian has been blamed for the insertions the compilers made in the sentences of the old jurists (the so-called Emblemata Triboniani); but it was a part of Justinian's plan that such insertions should be made, so as to adapt those sentences to the law as settled in the emperor's time.
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  • An act abolished civil penalties upon sentences of excommunication, and thus broke the terrible weapon which the preachers had wielded so long.
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  • In 1880 he became editor of Justice, and worked with success to bring about a revision of the sentences passed on the Communards.
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  • They are memorial sentences or verses intended to be learnt by heart.
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  • Of His teaching we have heard nothing, except in the occasional sentences by which He justified some of His unexpected actions.
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  • Although the Berber tongue shows a certain affinity with Semitic in the construction both of its words and sentences Berber is quite distinct from the Semitic languages; and a remarkable fact is that in spite of the enormous space over which the dialects are spread and the thousands of years that some of the Berber peoples have been isolated from the rest, these dialects show but slight differences from the long-extinct Hamitic speech from which all are derived.
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  • Though phrases and even sentences from many classical authors are inwoven here and there, the narrative flows easily, with no trace of the jolts and jerks which offend us in almost every line of an imitator of the classics like Sidonius.
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  • The following year, at the instance of Great Britain and France, Ferdinand commuted the sentences of some of the political prisoners to exile.
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  • Appeal to the Rome court of cassation is admitted against all penal and civil sentences.
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  • When writing to Atticus he eschews all ornamentation, uses short sentences, colloquial idioms, rare diminutives and continually quotes Greek.
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  • One of the most interesting documents in the correspondence is a despatch of Caesar to his agent Oppius, written in great haste and in disjointed sentences.
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  • In England, moreover, which, if not the first to adopt separation in principle, certainly gave the largest effect to it in practice, continuous cellular confinement for short terms is ceasing to be the inevitable rule; and although it has been retained in cases of penal servitude for the first six months, it was in 1899 practically abandoned for lesser sentences, and all prisoners after the first month work together in association under surveillance.
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  • Accordingly, in 1853 the first Penal Servitude Act was passed, substituting certain shorter sentences of penal servitude for transportation.
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  • But although sentences were shortened it was not thought safe to surrender all control over the released convict; and he was only granted a ticket-of-leave for the unexpired portion of his original sentence.
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  • The chief recommendation put forward to mend the system comprised lengthening of all sentences, a diminution in the dietaries, the abolition of large gratuities, and, speaking broadly, a general tightening of the reins.
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  • The leniency of the sentences indicates the comparatively trifling character of the wrongdoing.
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  • It was adopted in France by the Berenger law of 1891, and in Belgium, where 14% of sentences of imprisonment in one year and a-half were postponed.
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  • Side by side with the new processes introduced, the idea of the indeterminate sentence was started and put in practice, by which release was made to depend upon reasonable hope of amendment and sentences were prolonged until it was more or less certain that the treatment had resulted in cure.
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  • The "C" division has been designed for convicts serving long sentences, who have gained all possible privileges in the early years of sentence and have little or nothing to expect further until the last year of their sentence, when they may earn an additional gratuity.
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  • The sophist Protagoras had distinguished various kinds of sentences, and Plato had divided the sentence into noun and verb, signifying a thing and the action of a thing.
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  • In the well-known sentences with which the Organon closes 8 Aristotle has been supposed to lay claim to the discovery of the principle of syllogism.
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  • The two sentences, "as a man soweth, so must he reap," and "as he reaps so also he must have sown," give comprehensive expression to the idea of Karmic activity.
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  • He adhered firmly to the Augustinian doctrine of Predestination, and on the 30th of May 1703 he was arrested at Brussels at the instance of the archbishop of Malines, and ordered to subscribe the condemnation of the five sentences of Jansen.
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  • But the form of the sentences in B eeda's prose shows a close adherence to the parallelistic structure of Old English verse, and the alliterating words in the poem are in nearly every case the most obvious and almost the inevitable equivalents of those used by Bwda.
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  • The death sentences were, however, commuted to imprisonment for life, and Settembrini was sent to the dungeons of San Stefano.
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  • The terrible power of excommunication is claimed for the church; but the council of the realm also is called to use the power given them by God to put down all religion but the reformed, and to further the aims and carry out the sentences AA.
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  • These are subdivided into Peragim (" sections ") or chapters, and these again into paragraphs or sentences.
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  • Besides a commentary on the book of Sentences, he wrote the Postillae in sacram scripturam juxta quadruplicem sensum, litteralem, allegoricum, anagogicum et moralem, published frequently in the 15th and 16th centuries.
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  • Hurried, unconnected sentences, rather than sustained argument, are its most characteristic features.
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  • During and after the South African War of 1899-1902 many attempts were made by this procedure to challenge or review the sentences of courts martial; see re Fourie (1900), 18 Cape Rep. 8.
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  • In 1751 he had made all sentences passed by the Inquisition subject to revision by the Crown.
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  • Finally, when the Parlement of Paris had become a permanent court of justice, having the supreme authority in cases brought before it, and especially in appeals against the sentences of the baillis and seneschals, it retained this name, which was also given to the other supreme courts of the same nature which were created after its model in the provinces.
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  • The last, subsequent to the time of Charles III., were held in secret; moreover, they dealt with only a very small number of sentences, of which hardly any were capital.
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  • As Mommsen remarks, the clauses of the sentences are often arranged on the thread of the relative pronoun like thrushes on a string.
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  • The relation to the "sentences" of a Gandulph of Bologna (still unpublished) has not been established.
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  • The sentences soon attained immense popularity, ultimately becoming the text-book in almost every theological school, and giving rise to endless commentaries, over 180 of these being written in England.
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  • Probably about this time he composed his Sentences, based on the Introductio ad theologiam of Abelard.
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  • In his earlier books especially there are numerous phrases and sentences which have an unmistakably poetic ring, recalling sometimes Ennius and more often his contemporary Virgil.
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  • There is also an incomplete commentary (skeireins) on St John's Gospel, a fragment of a calendar, and two charters (from Naples and Arezzo, the latter now lost) which contain some Gothic sentences.
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  • The deleted sentences usually relate to eminent persons; they sometimes repeat scandal, sometimes give the author's own opinion.
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  • The simplicity and symmetry of his sentences, the modulations of his thrilling voice, the radiance of his fine face, even his slight hesitations and pauses over his manuscript, lent a strange charm to his speech.
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  • Emerson's style is brilliant, epigrammatic, gem-like; clear in sentences, obscure in paragraphs.
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  • There is, moreover, extreme difference in the grammatical structure both of words and sentences in various languages.
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  • It is true that " there are (in the LXX.) many omissions of words, sentences, verses and whole passages, in fact, that altogether about 2700 words are wanting, or the eighth part of the Massoretic text " (Bleek).
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  • The catalogue of his works shows that he had written largely upon this subject; but the indications of doctrine which have survived are scanty, and may be summed up in a few sentences.
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  • Ferreira and four companions were tried for murder and convicted, February 1907, the death sentences being commuted to terms of penal servitude.
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  • The work is not without its faults; Gratian is lacking in historical and critical faculty; his theories are often hesitating; but on the whole, his treatise is as complete and as perfect as it could be; so much so that no other work of the same kind has been compiled; just as there has never been made another Book of the Sentences.
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  • A study of the few sentences under this head might have obviated the trifling criticism of Hamilton's objection which has been set afloat recently, that the denial of a knowledge of the absolute or infinite implies a foregone knowledge of it.
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  • Although we find in the poems of Dubhthach, written in the 5th century and prefixed to the Senchus Mor, the sentences, "Let every one die who kills a human being," and "Every living person that inflicts death shall suffer death," capital punishment did not prevail in Ireland before or after.
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  • Fortunately the pope interfered for a moment to lighten the friction; being threatened with a new invasion by the emperor Frederick, he suspended the sentences and sent legates to patch up a peace.
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  • These sentences and the proceedings which led up to them, though attacked with bitter eloquence by Sheridan and Fox, were confirmed by a large majority in parliament.
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  • In music, an offertory is the vocal or instrumental setting of the offertory sentences, or a short instrumental piece played by the organist while the collection is being made.
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  • The influence of literature on Burke lay partly in the direction of emancipation from the mechanical formulae of practical politics; partly in the association which it engendered, in a powerful understanding like his, between politics and the moral forces of the world, and between political maxims and the old and great sentences of morals; partly in drawing him, even when resting his case on prudence and expediency, to appeal to the widest and highest sympathies; partly, and more than all, in opening his thoughts to the many conditions, possibilities and "varieties of untried being," in human character and situation, and so giving an incomparable flexibility to his methods of political approach.
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  • Contemporaneously with the new and vivid intellectual life of an Anselm or an Abelard, the " freezing up " of traditionalism is evidenced by the preparation of volumes of Sentences from Scripture and the Fathers.
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  • His Sentences are selected almost (though not quite) exclusively from Augustine and Gregory the Great.
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  • The great outburst of Sentences at a later time has been referred to the consternation produced by Abelard's Sic et Non.
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  • There are many great collections of Sentences, notably by Hugh of St Victor and Peter Lombard.
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  • And the characteristic task for living theologians was to consist in writing commentaries on the Lombard's Sentences; for a time these Sentences themselves had been suspected, but they gained immense influence.
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  • The Sentences had resolved theology into a string of headings; with scholasticism each topic dissolves into a string of arguments for and against.
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  • The systems of the leading schoolmen must rank above their commentaries upon the Lombard's Sentences, as the greatest of all systems of theology.
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  • The Revolutionary Tribunal had hitherto pronounced 1200 death sentences.
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  • Although he had impeached the turbulent tribune C. Norbanus (q.v.), and resisted the proposal to repeal judicial sentences by popular decree, he did not hesitate to incur the displeasure of the Julian family by opposing the candidature for the consulship of C. Julius Caesar (Strabo Vopiscus), who had never been praetor and was consequently ineligible.
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  • In mercantile contracts in computing the period of a month the day from which the time is to begin to run is excluded, but in sentences of imprisonment the day on which the sentence begins is included, so that the numerically corresponding day in the month in which the sentence expires would be excluded.
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  • But these sentences, in which the epigrammatic form exaggerates a truth, and which might seem to represent the possession of capital as of no importance in agriculture, must not be taken as conveying his approbation of the system of small properties in general.
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  • Of the latter many were accompanied by their wives, though the Russian law allows divorce in the case of such sentences; the emperor unwillingly allowed the devoted women to go, but decreed that any children born to them in Siberia would be illegitimate.
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  • Fifteen death sentences were carried out, all with the utmost brutality.
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  • Ideas are developed in a sequence of sentences, sometimes demarcated by capital letters and full stops.
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  • Please don't use capital letters for headings or sentences - they only get changed back to sentence case!
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  • If we donât have capital punishment, we should have life sentences without the possibility of parole.
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  • If the allegations regarding this alleged cartel are proved, it is expected that substantial fines and possibly custodial sentences will be imposed.
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  • They practice using the collocations by telling a partner whether the sentences are true or false for them.
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  • Pupils are beginning to use grammatically complex sentences, extending meaning.
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  • If your sentences are almost all short, then consider varying the pace with longer and more complex sentences.
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  • All the sentences were to run concurrent, meaning a total of 18 years.
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  • I can use a range of time connectives to start some of my sentences.
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  • The consonants in the word are conveyed by short sentences, each beginning with one of the consonants in the word are conveyed by short sentences, each beginning with one of the consonants.
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  • Eugene McAteer, Manchester Prisons don't prevent crime Does anyone seriously believe that increasing sentences will solve the problem of knife crime?
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  • That means the possibility of significant fines or even custodial sentences for company directors.
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  • The game reaches a deadlock, a perfect illusion is breaking into the small pieces of separate sentences.
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  • The remaining defendants received similar fines and prison sentences of between one and four years.
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  • We have a right to expect that sentences will reflect the damage done to our social fabric by wilful defiance of the law.
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  • These sentences are not grammatical because they have not followed the grammatical rules of syntax.
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  • Experiment 2 used potentially intransitive verbs in sentences like The boat floated down the river (and) sank.
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  • There are vivid accounts of harsh sentences meted out for crimes that today would warrant no more than a caution.
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  • He refers to his own oeuvre as his " stuff " while speaking in slow sentences of remarkable precision and grace.
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  • The sentences provoked an immense outcry, leading to the first great mass trade union protest.
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  • A possible basis is the Ministers final two sentences in the first para of his foreword.
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  • Exercise 3. Here are some sentences containing past participles; see if you can translate them with the help of the wordlist.
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  • Writing, often in short sentences, has a pleasing, and almost poetical, rhythm.
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  • In formal reasoning, such open sentences may be transformed into logical predicates in the usual way.
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  • Other writers hold that (successful) declarative sentences express propositions; and formulas of formal languages somehow display the forms of these propositions.
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  • In declarative sentences, verb reduplication is associated with aspect which is assumed to have a strong feature.
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  • Some of his colleagues are serving sentences for possessing reading material deemed seditious.
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  • We will reduce the number of prisoners with more non-custodial sentences.
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  • They could write simple sentences and had acquired valuable skills for spelling, reading and writing.
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  • They are the result of using too many simple sentences, like those that follow.
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  • I asked the ss to work in pairs putting the sentences in a logical sequence.
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  • The insights gathered by corpus stylistics must no longer extend to single sentences or devices alone.
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  • In all matters the magistrates were obliged to act according to their direction, and in some towns they heard cases of appeal against judicial sentences passed by the magistrate.
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  • Even grammatical and lexicographical works, intended solely to facilitate the study of ancient literature, contain many extracts or short sentences bearing on law and custom.
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  • Pellico and Maron.celli were immured in the Spielberg; Confalonieri and two dozen others were condemned to death, their sentences being, however, commuted to imprisonment in that same terrible fortress.
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  • A conspiracy, planned with the object, among others, of kidnapping the emperor while on a visit to Venice and forcing him to make concessions, was postponed in consequence of the coup detat by which Louis Napoleon became emperor of the French (1852); but a chance discovery led to a large number of arrests, and the state trials at Mantua, conducted in the most shamelessly inquisitorial manner, resulted in five death sentences, including that of the priest Tazzoli, and many of imprisonment for long terms. Even this did not convince Mazzini of the hopelessness of such attempts, for he was out of touch with Italian public opinion, and he greatly weakened his influence by favoring a crack-brained outbreak at Milan on the 6th of February 1853, which was easily quelled, numbers of the insurgents being executed or imprisoned.
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  • Even before the edict of Milan, at least as early as the latter half of the 3rd century, the spiritual sentences of deposition from office had sometimes indirect temporal consequences recognized by the secular courts.
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  • The same progress towards flexibility in syntax is seen in the copious supply of conjunctions possessed by Syriac. No doubt the tendency towards a more flowing construction of sentences was helped by the influence of Greek, which has also supplied a large stock of words to the Syriac vocabulary.
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  • This diversity of jurisdiction, and subjection of the clergy only to the sentences of judges bribed by their esprit de corps to judge leniently, led to the adoption of a scale of punishments for the offences of clerks avowedly much lighter than that which was inflicted for the same crimes on laymen; and this in turn led to the survival in England, long after the Reformation, of the curious legal fiction of benefit of clergy (see below), used to mitigate the extreme harshness of the criminal law.
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  • His earlier writings exhibit a lively and easy style, which gives place in his later treatises to sentences which are awkward from their effort after unattainable accuracy, and from the newly-invented technical nomenclature in which they are expressed.
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  • Full closes and repeated sentences no longer confuse the issue, but in their absence we begin to notice the incessant squareness of the ostensibly free rhythms. The immense amount of pageantry, though (as in Tannhauser) good in dramatic motive and executed with splendid stage-craft, goes far to stultify Wagner's already vigorous attitude of protest against grand-opera methods; by way of preparation for the ethereally poetic end he gives us a disinfected present from Meyerbeer at the beginning of the last scene, where mounted trumpeters career round the stage in full blast for three long minutes; and the prelude to the third act is an outburst of sheer gratuitous vulgarity.
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  • The state institutions consist of state hospitals for the insane at St Peter (1866), at Rochester (1877), established originally as a state inebriate asylum under a law taxing liquor dealers for that purpose, which was subsequently held to be unconstitutional, at Fergus Falls (1887), at Anoka (1900) and at Hastings (1900); the state institute for defectives at Faribault, consisting of the schools for the deaf (1863), blind (1874) and feeble-minded (1879); the state public school for dependent and neglected children at Owatonna (1886); a sanatorium for consumptives at Walker; a hospital for indigent, crippled or deformed children (1907) at St Paul; the state training school for boys near Red Wing; a similar industrial school for girls (established separately in 1907) at Sauk Center; the state reformatory at St Cloud (1887), intermediate between the training school and the state prison, for first offenders between the ages of sixteen and thirty years, in which indeterminate sentences and a parole system are in operation; the state prison at Stillwater (1851), in which there is a parole system and a graded system of diminution of sentence for good conduct, and in which, up to 1895, prisoners were leased under contract (especially to the Minnesota Thresher Company), and since 1895 have been employed in the manufacture of shoes and of binding twine, and in providing for the needs of the prison population; and the state soldiers home occupying fifty-one acres adjoining Minnehaha Park in Minneapolis.
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  • And some forty of these propositions represent, more or less accurately, certain sentences or ideas of Loisy, when torn from their context and their reasons.
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  • The, utterance of these speech elements in definite order constitutes the roots and sentences of the various tongues.
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  • Master of a form of language peculiarly sweet and euphonical, and possessed of a delicate ear which instinctively suggested the most musical arrangement possible, he gives his sentences, without art or effort, the most agreeable flow, is never abrupt, never too diffuse, much less prolix or wearisome, and being himself simple, fresh, naif (if we may use the word), honest and somewhat quaint, he delights us by combining with this melody of sound simple, clear and fresh thoughts, perspicuously expressed, often accompanied by happy turns of phrase, and always manifestly the spontaneous growth of his own fresh and unsophisticated mind.
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  • His style is correct, lucid and virile, but generally nothing more, and his endeavour to use as far as possible only words of Teutonic origin limited his vocabulary and makes his sentences somewhat monotonous.
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  • But his speeches were packed with epigram, and expressed with rare felicity of phrase; his terse and telling sentences were richer in profound aphorisms and maxims of political philosophy than those of any other statesman save Burke; he possessed the orator's incomparable gift of conveying his own enthusiasm to his audience and convincing them of the loftiness of his aims.
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  • In the De interpretatione, having distinguished the enunciation, or proposition, from other sentences as that in which there is truth or falsity, he relegated the rest to rhetoric or poetry, and founded the logic of the proposition, in which, however, he retained the grammatical analysis into noun and verb.
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  • In negative and interrogative sentences this rhetorical use does not occur.
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  • In sentences in which a noun comes first, the interrogative particle is ai, and the answer is always, positive tie, negative nage; as ai Dafydd a ddaw ?
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  • Often everything in the room was arranged in object sentences.
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  • She uses words precisely and makes easy, fluent sentences.
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  • Her mother and I cut up several sheets of printed words so that she could arrange them into sentences.
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  • In one room some little tots were standing before the blackboard, painfully constructing "simple sentences."
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  • True, single words do suggest and express ideas; the child may say simply "mamma" when he means "Where is mamma?" but he learns the expression of the ideas that relate to mamma--he learns language--by hearing complete sentences.
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  • From the first she was not content to be drilled in single sounds, but was impatient to pronounce words and sentences.
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  • She has an excellent 'ear' for the flow of sentences.
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  • Dolokhov breathed heavily from weariness and spoke in abrupt sentences.
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  • The book is well written, in the same style as Paul 's two novels, with short punchy sentences and evocative language.
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  • Some students could not write, spell or punctuate simple sentences.
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  • Avoid long rambling sentences, jargon or unexplained acronyms.
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  • It may also be necessary to rephrase some words or sentences in order for a child to understand.
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  • Even if they manage to reword sentences, the organization of the material is almost always copied.
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  • All the defendants except Henry Haycock were found guilty of riotous assemblage and given prison sentences of between 14 days and 4 months.
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  • Comments like " Long sentence " were commonly applied to what were in fact several run-on sentences.
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  • A guy called David Moser once wrote a short story in self-referential sentences.
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  • Accordingly, the Tribunal 's reasons should be varied by the omission of the last three sentences of paragraph 37.
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  • She can use quite elaborate constructions as well as simple short sentences for variety and effect (' The church ').
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  • I asked the Ss to work in pairs putting the sentences in a logical sequence.
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  • Now children write their tongue twister sentences on each page.
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  • He is talking in sentences and has been for 2 months now.
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  • Neither FIV or FeLV are immediate death sentences, but they will severely affect your cat's quality of life.
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  • Level 1 includes picture books and very simple sentences.
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  • Level 2 books have fewer than five short sentences on each page.
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  • If you don't know what story to tell, start your own with a couple of sentences and move around the tent letting others add to the story in turn.
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  • From simple phrases to complete sentences, quote stickers let you put your thoughts, aspirations and inspirations right where you can see them.
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  • Quote stickers may be made up of individual letters, individual words or complete phrases or sentences.
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  • Learning a foreign language's grammar can help you construct sentences and easily formulate proper nouns and verbs, so you can communicate with other German speakers.
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  • When you first arrive at the site, you can just do simple translations of words, sentences or phrases.
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  • Don't forget to attribute each statement, and limit submissions to a few sentences each.
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  • However, with today's access to the Internet pretty much at your fingertips at all times, copying sentences and even whole paragraphs is quite easy to do.
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  • Always use either a black or a blue pen, write in your best handwriting, and use complete sentences.
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  • Choose one that offers words of congratulations for a wedding that can be built upon in a few simple sentences of congratulations after the inside verse.
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  • This gives the writer a chance to clean up rambling sentences and express their thoughts clearly.
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  • The often outspoken Siriano peppered many of his sentences with his favorite word…fierce, which later became his trademark, although he is definitely not the first person to use the adjective.
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  • Many students make the mistake of thinking long, rambling sentences will make them sound more intelligent, but studies have shown that concise language is the most effective.
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  • Even if a school doesn't subscribe to a plagiarism-checking program, suspicious professors can type a few sentences into Google and bring up the original source of borrowed content.
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  • There is no reason to write out several sentences to say one or two words.
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  • If you click on the help button, then you'll get a small window with a few sentences explaining the game.
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  • Much as sentences are composed of long strings of words, each made of letters; genes can be thought of as long strings of chemical words, each made of chemical letters, called nucleotides.
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  • At this age children should be able to produce simple sentences made up of two words.
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  • Sentences become longer and more complex, and vocabulary increases drastically.
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  • Children with isolated speech disorders are often helped by articulation therapy, in which they practice repeating specific sounds, words, phrases, and sentences.
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  • It is not unusual for the profoundly deaf child at age four or five years to only have two-word spoken sentences.
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  • Most retarded children babble during the first year and develop their first words within a normal time span, but are then slow to develop sentences or a varied vocabulary.
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  • The Down syndrome adolescent with an IQ of around 50 points does not seem to progress beyond the grammatical level of the normally intelligent child at three years, with short sentences that are restricted in variety and complexity.
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  • One procedure for diagnosing children aged 24 to 36 months asks parents to complete a standardized questionnaire in which they check off the vocabulary the child knows and write down examples of the child's two-word sentences.
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  • If the child's vocabulary contains fewer than 50 words and the child does not use any two-word sentences, that is an indication of SLI or another language disorder.
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  • At age three, preschoolers can say short sentences, have a vocabulary of about 900 words, show great growth in communication, tell simple stories, use words as tools of thought, want to understand their environment, and answer questions.
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  • At age four, children can use complete sentences, have a 1,500-word vocabulary, frequently ask questions, and learn to generalize.
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  • These children are placed into custodial care while the parents or guardians receive treatment or counseling, or fulfill their sentences.
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  • Complex tics involve multiple groups or muscles or complete words or sentences.
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  • The milestones of language development, including the onset of babbling and a child's first words and sentences, normally occur within approximate age ranges.
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  • But one child may be wordless until the age of two and a half and then immediately start talking in three-word sentences.
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  • An adolescent with Down syndrome and an IQ of about 50 may speak at the grammatical level of an unaffected three-year-old, with short, repetitive, simple sentences.
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  • Expressive aphasia-A developmental disorder in which a child has lower-than-normal proficiency in vocabulary, production of complex sentences, and word recall, although language comprehension is normal.
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  • Specific word exercises follow, beginning with single sounds, then syllables, and moving on to words, phrases, and sentences.
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  • They can also speak clearly in complete sentences around their children and not use baby talk.
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  • Speech begins as repetitive syllables, followed by words, phrases, and sentences.
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  • They expand their word combinations and are able to speak in sentences, use correct grammatical patterns, use pronouns, articulate sounds clearly, and rapidly increase their working vocabulary.
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  • In referential language development, children first speak single words and then join words together, first into two-word sentences and then into three-word sentences.
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  • Children constantly produce sentences that they have not heard before, creating rather than imitating.
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  • Referential language development-A style of language development in which a child first speaks single words and then joins words together into two- and three-word sentences.
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  • Most children begin to speak their first words before they are 18 months old, and by age three the vast majority of children speak short sentences.
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  • Therefore, any child who is not speaking words or sentences by the third birthday may be developmental delayed.
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  • If you're going to use a resource like this to refer to while dancing, change the wording into simple cues and sentences.
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  • The grapevine is simple enough to learn that a few sentences suffice.
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  • A few sentences are all that is required to describe each subject.In some instances, parents may use their state's Department of Education syllabus for their child's grade level.
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  • There are more than 42,000 spelling words and sentences available to users.
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  • More advanced kindergartners can read simple sentences and use the information to complete a thought.
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  • By using good literature and analyzing how it is written, your student will naturally learn how words and sentences should be put together.
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  • It is usually one or two sentences long.
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  • Super WHY ABC Letter Game helps children develop reading skills by identifying letters, rhyming, correcting silly sentences and learning how to sound out basic words.
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  • Little kids need time to memorize their lines, even if they only have one or two sentences to say.
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  • Write down your sentences, don't worry about rhyming or meter, and read them aloud and listen to the emphasis you place on the words.
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  • However, if you choose not to rhyme, make sure that your sentences still have the same rhythm or syllable "beat."
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  • Once you've entered a title and a descriptive paragraph of at least two sentences, click the button at the bottom of the screen to launch your ad. Note that you must check your email to get your password so that you can log in.
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  • Also, there is no minimum length on love letters; they can be anywhere from a few sentences to many pages.
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  • They are sentences or paragraphs written in straight-forward prose.
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  • If sentences or phrases that speak to you topic come to mind, add them to your list.
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  • Online published writing uses short sentences without a great deal of description.
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  • Copyscape can provide reasonable assurance that the work is original, but it can also be fooled by a good writer who knows how to rewrite sentences.
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  • Remember, attribution takes less than a sentence, but accusations of plagiarism can't be undone with hundreds of sentences.
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  • If needed, read your work out loud to see if any sentences sound awkward or confusing.
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  • Keep paragraphs to three sentences and keep white space in the article to make it more appealing to read.
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  • Individual horoscopes are generally just a few sentences long, but unlike many horoscope providers, Dogpile horoscopes include both positive and negative predictions with unusual clarity and detail.
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  • The psychic hears sounds, words, sentences, phrases and, in some cases, clear conversations with those not of this realm.
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  • With the resources listed above, you should have no problem learning not only the basic Elvish alphabet, but also how to write entire sentences and even pages of text in the Tengwar language.
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  • While IM lingo may speed up chats and phone texting, it is often more impressive to express yourself in complete sentences with proper punctuation in your non-virtual communications.
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  • However, as there was almost no break between words, they could never be sure the double characters were in the same words and not the beginning and ending of different words or sentences.
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  • Both had been walking for a good four months, and they were already saying short sentences.
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  • Darian didn't know when he'd lost his ability to speak clear sentences, but the idea Jenn scrambled his mind made him want to laugh.
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  • He began with Peter of Lombardy (who had reduced to theological order, in his famous book on the Sentences, the various authoritative statements of the church upon doctrine) in his In Quatuor Sententiarum P. Lombardi libros.
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  • A definite issue was therefore sought by the congress on which to join battle, and it arose out of the death sentences which had been pronounced on certain naval and military officers who had been implicated in the Santa Fe outbreak.
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  • Appeal may be made from the sentences of the pretori to the tribunals, and from the tribunals to the courts of appeal; from the assize courts there is no appeal except on a point of form, which appeal goes to the court of cassation at Rome.
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  • A number of prominent officials were accordingly condemned to death by this secret terrorist tribunal, and in some cases the sentences were carried out.
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  • All that we certainly know about his life is contained in three sentences of his history of the Goths (cap. 50), from which, among other particulars as to the history of his family, we learn that his grandfather Paria was notary to Candac, the chief of a confederation of Alans and other tribes settled during the latter half of the 5th century on the south of the Danube in the provinces which are now Bulgaria and the Dobrudscha.
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  • The Malays avoid the building up of long sentences.
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  • His writings, which are chiefly theological and controversial, are largely formed of charges to his clergy, and sermons on different topics; but, though valuable and full of thought, they lose some of their force by the cumbrous German structure of the sentences, and by certain orthographical peculiarities in which the author indulged.
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  • As to the third complaint, that the compilers of the Digest altered the extracts they collected, cutting out and inserting words and sentences at their own pleasure, this was a process absolutely necessary according to the instructions given them, which were to prepare a compilation representing the existing law, and to be used for the actual administration of justice in the tribunals.
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  • He was at once public prosecutor and judge, was responsible for the execution of the sentences of the courts, and as the king's representative exercised the royal right of protection (mundium regis) over churches, widows, orphans and the like.
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  • The states are forbidden, likewise, to tax federal property, to tax inter-state commerce, to impose duties of their own on foreign imports, or to resist the execution of judicial sentences originating in other states.
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  • The book was undoubtedly the precursor of the famous Books of Sentences of Abelard's own pupil Peter Lombard and others, and of all the Summae theologiae with which the church was presently to abound.
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  • The simplest form of this in Arabian literature is the saf or rhymed prose, in which the sentences are usually (though not always) short and end in a rhyme or assonance.
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  • In the twenty years preceding 1880 60% of all sentences for crime were found traceable to liquor.
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  • The utterance of these speech elements in definite order constitutes the roots and sentences of the various tongues.
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  • In his study - a tower of refuge, separate from the house, which he has minutely described - he read, wrote, dictated, meditated, inscribed moral sentences which still remain on the walls and rafters, annotated his books, some of which are still in existence, and in other ways gave himself up to a learned ease.
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  • The ceremony comprised a procession in which the members of the Holy Office, with its familiars and agents, the condemned persons and the penitents took part; a solemn mass; an oath of obedience to the inquisition, taken by the king and all the lay functionaries; a sermon by the Grand Inquisitor; and the reading of the sentences, either of condemnation or acquittal, delivered by the Holy Office.
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  • I have seen at first hand quite brutal sentences inflicted by judges after their lunchtime tipple and tobacco.
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  • The reader can be made aware of this if you use topic sentences at the start of each paragraph.
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  • Folens Writing Frames Folens produce a range of printed workbooks called Writing Frames that invite children to complete sentences with their own answers.
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  • Il mourut l'an 1616, et fut enterre hors la Porte Occidentale d'Edinbourg, dans l'Eglise de Sainct Cudbert.'" There can be no doubt that Napier's devotion to mathematics was not due to old age and the gout, and that he died in 1617 and not in 1616; still these sentences were written within eighteen years of Napier's death, and their author seems to have had some special sources of information.
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  • My friends did all they could to excite my curiosity by hints and half-spelled sentences which they pretended to break off in the nick of time.
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  • It was amusing to see her hold it before her eyes and spell the sentences out on her fingers, just as I had done.
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  • Just then I had no sentences in raised letters which she could understand; but she would sit for hours feeling each word in her book.
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  • She had learned the printed letters, and for some time had amused herself by making simple sentences, using slips on which the words were printed in raised letters; but these sentences had no special relation to one another.
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  • She was already perfectly familiar with words and the construction of sentences, and had only mechanical difficulties to overcome.
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  • Also, our sentences wanted room to unfold and form their columns in the interval.
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  • I will just try these three sentences of Confut-see; they may fetch that state about again.
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  • They listened to the French sentences which to them were meaningless, with an air of understanding but not wishing to appear to do so.
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  • A general rule of thumb taught in writing classes is that traditional paragraphs should have five sentences.
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  • Those sentences include a topic/introductory sentence, three supporting sentences, and a closing sentence.
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  • A quick couple of sentences that lets the gift-giver know that you do remember which gift is from them--and why you love it--will suffice.
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  • Mix up the cards and create sentences with the pictures.
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  • Work toward getting him to say sentences with the pictures.
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  • A mission statement can be as simple as a few sentences or as in depth as a few pages.
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  • If you are writing to get a job, let your enthusiasm for the job be evident in the words and sentences that you choose.
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  • One or two sentences should be sufficient.
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  • It may be just a few paragraphs long, each of only a few sentences.
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  • Keep it no longer than three paragraphs of three to five sentences in length.
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  • The summary should include a few sentences that relate to each major section included in the plan.
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  • Using your new cache of movement verbs, why not try and create some sentences to talk about what you do during the year, what sports you enjoy or how you get through your day.
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  • Punishment may take forms varying from capital punishment, flogging and mutilation of the body to imprisonment, fines, and even deferred sentences which come into operation only if an offence is repeated within a specified time.
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  • Copy these sentences, adding an adjective into each one to make the sentence complete.
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  • For a long time, when I wrote a letter, even to my mother, I was seized with a sudden feeling of terror, and I would spell the sentences over and over, to make sure that I had not read them in a book.
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