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  • The doctor set a due date of August 17th.
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  • Alex set his cup down beside hers.
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  • I hope you set her straight.
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  • She set the table and glanced up when the screen door squeaked.
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  • There is one set of numbers he changes for the time and he can set the location somehow by longitude and latitude.
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  • The door stood open and a table was set in the front room, with four chairs drawn up to it.
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  • The house rules had been set up to protect the girls from him.
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  • The household account he had set up for her was healthy and growing with the monthly deposits he made.
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  • Roxanne had a set her cap for him and Adrienne had no intention of being the one to spoil her friends' plans.
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  • He carried her about a hundred yards and then set her on her feet, slapping her backside with a sting that brought tears to her eyes.
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  • Desire still a hot ember inside of her, she was tempted to set the record straight, but maybe it was best he didn't know how close she had come to giving in.
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  • At the end of the hall, a steep set of stairs led to the attic.
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  • We agreed the set up was adequate and thanked him for his efforts.
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  • That living word awakened my soul, gave it light, hope, joy, set it free!
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  • "All set," Quinn said as he stepped outside the room.
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  • Working, studying... don't you have a minute you can set aside - for me?
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  • Only it's not set to music.
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  • Set me on shore and leave me there.
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  • With the laundry washing and the sun peeping through curtainless panes, she set out to explore the house.
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  • Let us have dinner, and then we'll set off.
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  • And so they set out on their journey to Exeter.
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  • Once there were eleven tadpoles in a glass globe set in a window full of plants.
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  • Get on in there and set yourself a place - or do I have to do that?
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  • Carmen set her jaw and challenged them each with a stern look.
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  • He picked up the newspaper she had set out for him and started to read.
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  • Just behind the royal standard-bearers came the Princess Ozma in her royal chariot, which was of gold encrusted with emeralds and diamonds set in exquisite designs.
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  • The sun had set long since.
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  • Will they set us down here or take us on to Moscow? he asked.
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  • You set yourself up for that, boy.
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  • She set down the bird-cage and poked the boy with her parasol.
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  • As busy as she was, time had to be set aside for play with Destiny.
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  • All she had to do was set her mind to it.
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  • He set the coffee mug on the counter.
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  • He set the tray down on the table and handed a steaming cup of coffee to Señor Medena.
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  • What mean ye by saying that the poor ye have always with you, or that the fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the children's teeth are set on edge?
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  • The dark interior set off caution bells again.
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  • Alex set his cup on the desk.
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  • Maybe it was inevitable at that point that some spark would set off the powder keg of Europe.
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  • You have set aside the money for a college education.
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  • Whether it were difficult or easy, possible or impossible, she did not ask and did not want to know: it was her duty, not only to herself, to be near her brother who was perhaps dying, but to do everything possible to take his son to him, and so she prepared to set off.
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  • He glanced at her as he set the roasting pan on the stove top to cool.
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  • She could set her clock by his arrival - eight o'clock every Friday night - in a blue plaid western shirt and battered black cowboy hat.
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  • When they all set down to supper, Brandon was still brooding.
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  • This was obviously something Brandon needed to set straight with her.
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  • She set the alarm and fluffed the pillows, but it did no good to close her eyes.
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  • As we noted earlier, people no longer disagree simply about what values to apply to a set of facts—rather, they disagree as to the nature of the facts themselves.
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  • It is a willing agreement to a set of values and procedures, and a standard of conduct.
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  • Go ahead and take a seat while I set another place.
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  • He set the sack on the night table.
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  • The illustrative strings and the orange stick representing the poles seemed so real that even to this day the mere mention of temperate zone suggests a series of twine circles; and I believe that if any one should set about it he could convince me that white bears actually climb the North Pole.
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  • Corporations are run by "officers," comprised of multiple "divisions," and set revenue "targets."
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  • She gets web hosting set up for the princely sum of $30 a month.
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  • By the time he set her down safe and dry on the other side, her hands were going numb and her shoulders were aching.
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  • The way to end war is not to set up some big world government or eliminate nation-states, which will always retain the right to take unilateral military action to defend themselves.
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  • With this machine movable type shuttles can be used, and one can have several shuttles, each with a different set of characters--Greek, French, or mathematical, according to the kind of writing one wishes to do on the typewriter.
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  • I set both similar to my New Hampshire test but frankly; I didn't pay much attention to precise accuracy.
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  • Young boys used to manually set up bowling pins after each frame.
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  • But when they saw that his mind was set on going, they said no more.
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  • The minimum is either set by a minimum wage law or determined by the demand and supply of that labor.
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  • Hussar cornet Zherkov had at one time, in Petersburg, belonged to the wild set led by Dolokhov.
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  • There was no place where he could set his foot to climb out.
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  • Then they all agree to set the price per flip at $1,000.
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  • Carmen set Destiny on the floor and then sat down beside Alex.
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  • The next morning, after Cade left, she threw a roast in the oven and eagerly set to work on the family room.
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  • And she set off at a run along the passage.
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  • No. I'm set against that.
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  • By making expectations explicit and public, these agreements reduce the number of sparks that can set off the powder keg of war.
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  • This is a force for peace—to the extent that as we share the same set of cultural references, we understand each other better.
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  • He has been set down.
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  • What set this in motion?
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  • Eventually they even set us free.
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  • And that stupid set without whom my wife cannot exist, and those women...
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  • Hurry off and tell Maksim, the gardener, to set the serfs to work.
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  • Government clerks set up their baize- covered tables and their pigeonholes of documents in small rooms.
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  • He set his plate on the table and dropped into the chair.
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  • Or that a certain group of people who do a seemingly unrelated set of a dozen activities report levels of happiness higher than average?
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  • We have to set the test near the present to verify.
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  • You set me at ease, Colonel.
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  • Houses are set on fire in your presence and you stand by!
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  • At the funeral, you didn't even set with us.
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  • Talk about being put on the spot; my beloved set me up in spades.
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  • I've set up the same old power sources as New Hampshire and I managed to gather up about a third of the same plants.
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  • It is the luxurious and dissipated who set the fashions which the herd so diligently follow.
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  • Take your time, and set about some free labor.
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  • So he called Tikhon and went through the rooms with him to show him where to set up the bed for that night.
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  • Suddenly the strange sound of a far-off whistling and thud was heard, followed by a boom of cannon blending into a dull roar that set the windows rattling.
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  • That said, if I had to pick one function I think the Internet will turn out to "be," it is this: The Internet will become a repository and a set of applications for storing the sum total of all life experiences of all people on earth.
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  • But let's say everyone had their device set to "broadcast my location but not my identity" constantly.
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  • I think that the man is at a dead set who has got through a knot-hole or gateway where his sledge load of furniture cannot follow him.
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  • On receiving Boris' letter he rode with a fellow officer to Olmutz, dined there, drank a bottle of wine, and then set off alone to the Guards' camp to find his old playmate.
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  • Alpatych, I'll set the place on fire myself.
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  • Each day fleecy clouds floated across the sky and occasionally veiled the sun, but toward evening the sky cleared again and the sun set in reddish-brown mist.
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  • Their repartee set the tone for the evening.
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  • In the center Tushin's forgotten battery, which had managed to set fire to the Schon Grabern village, delayed the French advance.
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  • You can run away from him, stay in the same relationship, or set your foot down and get things back into control.
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  • soothed, so that it might be more acceptable to the gods and less likely to do an injury after its death, when its spirit was set free.
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  • Supper was ready and the table set.
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  • I've put a bee in the right bonnet with a suggestion to set up a separate location to exclusively handle your tips.
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  • Her boss said she was reasonable intelligent when we set her up as the main person answering your designated tip line.
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  • Didn't the police set up road blocks?
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  • You set your goal and accomplished it.
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  • His hair was brown rather than white-blond, his beautiful eyes deep set and large.
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  • He set the healer down.
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  • He'd set up shop there immediately, but he assumed he'd be there for at least two more weeks.
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  • And he will find he is capable of adding far more value than as a set of eyes watching a screen.
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  • We bought a lily and set it in a sunny window.
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  • In such a day, in September or October, Walden is a perfect forest mirror, set round with stones as precious to my eye as if fewer or rarer.
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  • "Besides," Quinn interrupted, "If I tried to set Howie that far back we'd be lucky to get within twenty miles of New Bedford and a couple of days of the killing.
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  • A few hours later, Quinn would set the power source to the time and location, not informing Howie.
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  • We were set to run renewed sessions on Saturday but on Thursday Martha telephoned in tears.
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  • We set about demolishing the table-like counter and had just completed it when our light began to fail.
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  • So he placed Dorothy upon one side of him and the boy upon the other and set a lantern upon each of their heads.
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  • Unhitch those tugs, Zeb, and set me free from the buggy, so I can fight comfortably.
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  • Then he poured over them all the kerosene oil that was left in his oil-can, and lighting a match set fire to the pile.
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  • The ends of the wooden legs were shod with plates of solid gold, and the saddle of the Princess Ozma, which was of red leather set with sparkling diamonds, was strapped to the clumsy body.
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  • There was no way to get the creature out without breaking the vase, so the Tin Woodman smashed it with his axe and set the little prisoner free.
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  • Then Selkirk set to work to make the best of things.
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  • This system will look at all the Italian restaurants around the country that you already like and look at all the ingredients they order online and look for restaurants in San Francisco using the same set of ingredients.
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  • I can, of course, see everything in it, or if I prefer, set the system to "minimum supplements" or "maximum supplements" and let the system decide.
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  • As we transition from one set of economic realities to another, there will be severe disruptions along the way.
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  • I feel we have set the bar way too low and in doing so have fundamentally cheapened life, everyone's life.
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  • This gave people a shared set of cultural references.
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  • So this sad experience may have done me good and set me thinking on some of the problems of composition.
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  • She has a fine head, and it is set on her shoulders just right.
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  • It was very pleasant, when I stayed late in town, to launch myself into the night, especially if it was dark and tempestuous, and set sail from some bright village parlor or lecture room, with a bag of rye or Indian meal upon my shoulder, for my snug harbor in the woods, having made all tight without and withdrawn under hatches with a merry crew of thoughts, leaving only my outer man at the helm, or even tying up the helm when it was plain sailing.
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  • They set off in caravans, bought their freedom one by one or ran away, and drove or walked toward the "warm rivers."
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  • Then fever set in, but the doctor had said the fever was not very serious.
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  • Additionally, online stores powered by Yahoo and Google and Amazon exist where small vendors can set up storefronts and sell to the world, as a hobby or a livelihood.
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  • We'll gag her! and, changing his position, set his foot on the wolf's neck.
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  • Alpatych went back to the house, called the coachman, and told him to set off.
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  • Set off immediately for Moscow.
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  • You would set all Russia against you and every one of us would feel ashamed to wear the uniform.
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  • Napoleon, after making the Cossack a present, had him set free like a bird restored to its native fields.
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  • Miss Sullivan and I kept up a game of guessing which taught me more about the use of language than any set lessons could have done.
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  • What spark has set my inmost soul on fire, What is this bliss that makes my fingers thrill?
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  • You've set your arm bleeding afresh.
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  • The whippers-in no longer set on the hounds, but changed to the cry of ulyulyu, and above the others rose Daniel's voice, now a deep bass, now piercingly shrill.
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  • The count did not set out cheerfully on this visit, at heart he felt afraid.
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  • "The past always seems good," said he, "but did not Suvorov himself fall into a trap Moreau set him, and from which he did not know how to escape?"
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  • He set the book down, picked it up, then replaced it.
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  • "Is everything set as I requested?" he asked, trotting to his horse.
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  • They set a fast pace toward the hold, where they separated.
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  • His blond hair was braided down his back, his grey eyes deep set.
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  • She set one steaming cup on a coaster beside him and placed hers on the window sill.
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  • He took another sip of his coffee and then absently set it on the window sill.
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  • Alex choked on his coffee and set the cup back on the sill.
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  • The children ran upstairs and Alex set out to check the bathroom for leaks.
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  • The band had set up last night, and the caterers weren't supposed to be there until 6:00 pm.
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  • If she had, her father would have set her straight.
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  • I know that, but you set yourself up for it.
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  • I know I said I wanted five children, but that was two adopted children and a set of twins ago.
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  • He said nothing as he walked across the gravel and set her down on the porch.
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  • That didn't set well with him, but he accepted it with reservation.
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  • Did they already set it?
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  • He moved away from the counter and set his coffee cup on the table.
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  • He walked over and poured the rest of his coffee in the sink, glancing at Carmen as he set the cup down.
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  • Aaron and Felipa went to town for some ice cream, so Rob helped Carmen set up table and chairs outside for the barbeque.
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  • They talked for a little while and then Carmen set up an interview time for that afternoon.
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  • The money was what she had set aside for the business and the fenced area would become another route for tours.
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  • But do take your hat off when you set down at the table, Jonathan.
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  • Jonathan removed the hat and set it on the counter, his injured gaze swinging back to Alex for approval.
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  • She placed the folded towels in the basket and set it on the floor, turning back to face Alex as he answered.
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  • He carried it to the barn and set it down where she indicated.
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  • Carmen, when a man touches and talks to you in an inappropriate matter, you set him straight.
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  • He dumped the remains of the coffee in the sink and set the cup on the counter.
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  • She did leave something in the dryer and it should be removed before the wrinkles set in it.
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  • I already set the table.
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  • Alex straightened and set the shovel aside.
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  • Which reminds me - have you set a date yet?
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  • Haven't you two set a date, yet?
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  • Dad's so set on having him for a son-in-law that he doesn't even notice.
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  • It's time we set a date.
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  • You're set up for the rest of your life.
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  • We'll talk tonight and set a date.
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  • When she gets back, we'll set a date.
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  • A stainless steel sink was set into home made cabinets, whose cutting board top was marred with years of use.
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  • A bench style dinette set was the only furniture in the house.
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  • After a restless half-hour, she set the book aside.
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  • With the supplies put away, she set up the fan she had purchased, and turned it on low.
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  • He set the flashlight on the table where it would shine on the floor and started for the living room.
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  • Then he lit the pilot light and set the coffeepot over a burner again.
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  • It sounds like you need to set him straight.
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  • Picking up his dishes, he set them in the sink and left the kitchen.
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  • Now was the time to set him strait.
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  • Then he set the cup on the counter and leaned over her, kissing her on the mouth.
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  • His long legs set an impossible pace, and before long she was stumbling.
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  • I wanted to explore the woods, not set a world record for travel.
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  • They've got their minds set on something else.
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  • There was something she had to set straight.
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  • And then Dad set you straight.
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  • If you set your mind to it...
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  • One of the Gods tripped the wards he had set around his territory in southern California.
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  • He was moving quickly, around the building and seeking shelter among the rocks that lined one side of the moonlit beach to separate it from the property of the neighboring set of condos.
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  • Maybe you should set up the parental controls on the TV so they can't watch that garbage, if they have no adult supervision.
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  • She crossed to her cousin and set down the clothes at the foot of the bed.
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  • She set down a tray with an insulated, silver pot of coffee at its center.
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  • He recognized this one and set the cat down to put on boots.
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  • "Yeah," Xander replied and set down the animal.
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  • He wasn't able to track the Others, a set of creatures known for favoring the Black God's dominance of the human world.
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  • Jessi set down the device, aware she was there for a reason.
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  • Half an hour later, she set the book on the table beside the couch, prepped the cat's meal and went in search of the beast.
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  • He was heavy of jaw with a wide forehead and an aquiline nose set between two large eyes.
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  • I can't let the stain set, and I'm not working late.
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  • Jessi walked into the kitchen and set the cat's bowls on the floor along with the cat.
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  • She opened it and stretched upward on tiptoes to pull down a set of nestled, glass bowls.
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  • She set it in the bowl in the sink then shook her hand.
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  • He finished whatever it was he did and set it back down.
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  • She picked up the tablet and set it on the counter.
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  • She rolled her eyes and set them down on the table beside the couch.
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  • She refilled the coffee pot and set another mug on the table.
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  • Jessi wiped her eyes and set the phone down.
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  • Jessi and Gerry stopped to watch as Laurencio's assistant set up a tripod.
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  • "We're set, Xander," Laurencio sounded relieved.
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  • Jessi set the cat down, uncertain if she was scared or furious.
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  • She set the spare on the counter then called Jonny.
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  • Xander sensed those within before he set foot into the ultra-modern gym.
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  • He still didn't understand the question Sofi wanted him to know, but the fact the woman capable of operating on stealth-mode was the answer did not set well with him.
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  • He set his mug on the counter.
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  • Xander sensed her mood the moment he set foot out of his wing of the condo.
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  • "Where do you want them to set up?" she called up the stairs.
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  • The sun had set, and dusk settled over the ocean.
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  • When I was ten, I learned to use my unique set of skills to steal money for us.
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  • After a moment, she texted a quick response and set it down again.
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  • The moment he set foot in the spacious foyer, Toni's eyes found him.
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  • Did you use your mind magic to set up the photo shoot with you and me?
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  • A chill descended over the desert compound as the sun set.
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  • What bothered him: by making the choice he did, he was faced with a new set of consequences, ones he didn't quite know how to handle and definitely couldn't control.
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  • We'll set up a meeting with Jonny in the meantime.
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  • She swallowed hard and set down the phone.
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  • Jonny opened it to reveal a comfortable looking room with a plush couch set, rugs to cover the concrete floors, and television lighting the room.
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  • Swallowing a cry of pain, she pushed herself up and stretched out her arms above her head, expecting the feel of a second set of wooden doors, if she really was in a cellar.
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  • He set her on the bed and lay on his side, pulling her into his body once more.
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  • Here he was joined by his children, who had been confined at Pressburg; his wife (a price had been set on her head) had joined him earlier, having escaped in disguise.
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  • But life on a farm was not to his liking, and at sixteen he left home and set off to make a living in some other way.
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  • Hansen set himself the task of studying the properties of the varieties of yeast, and to do this he had to cultivate each variety in a pure state.
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  • The Vallee Noire, so it seemed to me, was part and parcel of myself, the framework in which my life was set, the native costume that I had always worn - what worlds away from the silks and satins that are suited for the public stage.
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  • But there is a limit to love-making, and George Sand, always practical, set to work to provide the means of living.
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  • She was then living in Paris, a few doors from her friend Mme d'Agoult, and the two set up a common salon in the Hotel de France.
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  • She wrote a la diable, starting with some central thesis to set forth or some problem to investigate, but with no predetermined plot or plan of action.
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  • A year of fruitless negotiation followed, during which the pamphlets of the reformer set all Germany' on fire.
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  • After an interval the polarization begins to be incomplete in the perpendicular direction, the light which reaches the eye when the nicol is set to minimum transmission being of a beautiful blue, much richer than anything that can be seen in the earlier stages.
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  • There is a story that he constructed a burning mirror which set the Roman ships on fire when they were within a bowshot of the wall.
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  • Soon after the introduction of machinery, spinning factories were erected, and the first built in Bolton is said to have been set up in 1780.
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  • The first set relate as usual to the hour of commencement, the second to the hours of occurrence of lightning causing fires.
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  • Nicephorus, who needed large sums to strengthen his military force, set himself with great energy to increase the empire's revenue.
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  • The queen set about to obtain a divorce, and used her influence for the return of Albany as a means of undoing her husband's power.
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  • Any parent or infant children of deceased parents may set apart personal estate not exceeding $200 in value which shall be exempt from execution.
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  • A homestead not exceeding $1000 in value may be set apart, provided that it is recorded before the debt against which it was claimed was contracted.
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  • that it established itself in a set of independent tribunals which remained in standing contrast to the ordinary courts for many hundred years.
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  • We shall suppose they did it upon great consideration and weighing of the matter, and it would be very strange and very ill if we should disturb and set aside what has been the course for a long series of times and ages."
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  • During the period when the hair or wig was worn "powdered" or whitened, houses had a special room set apart for the process, known as the powdering-room or closet.
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  • The image of the star is set updn the intersections of the lines of the central cross, and the positions of the reseau-lines are read off by estimation to - of a division on the glass scale.
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  • In the case of the original Repsold plan without clockwork the description is not quite exact, because both the process of following the object and correcting the aim are simultaneously performed; whilst, if the clockwork runs uniformly and the friction-disk is set to the proper distance from the apex of the cone, the star will appear almost perfectly at rest, and the observer has only to apply delicate corrections by differential gear - a condition which is exactly analogous to that of training a modern gun-sight upon a fixed object.
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  • edition is accompanied by a set of photographs of a 14th-century ivory casket, on which the story is depicted in 36 compartments.
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  • After thirty-seven years of war he set himself to emulate Asoka and became a patron of art and literature.
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  • There are signs of trade with Etruria as early as the 7th century B.C. The Carthaginians made it into an important grainproducing centre; and the Romans set foot in the island more than once during the First Punic War.
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  • In 1241 Adelasia, heiress of Gallura and Logudoro, was married as her third husband to Enzio, the natural son of Frederick II., who received the title of king of Sardinia from his father, but fell into the hands of the Bolognese in 1249, and 3 Three inscriptions of the middle of this century, set up by the iipXcov Zap8'vias with the title protospatarius, are illustrated by A.
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  • Bellingham was certainly insane, but the plea was set aside and he was hanged.
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  • A price was set on the life of Court; and in 1730 he escaped to Lausanne.
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  • LICHEN (lichen Tuber), in medical terminology, a papular disease of the skin, consisting of an eruption in small thickly set, slightly elevated red points, more or less widely distributed over the body, and accompanied by slight febrile symptoms.
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  • The king set out for Rome to secure his coronation, but Venice refused to let him pass through .her territories; and at Trant, on the 4th of February 1508, he took the important step of assuming the title of Roman Emperor Elect, to which he soon received the assent of pope Julius II.
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  • Accordingly, in May 1617, Descartes set out for the Netherlands and took service in the army of Prince Maurice of Orange.
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  • It proposes to set forth the genesis of the existing universe from principles which can be plainly Lh understood, and according to the acknowledged laws of the transmission of movement.
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  • We have then to think of a full universe of matter (and matter = extension) divided and figured with endless variety, and set (and kept) in motion by God; and any sort of division, figure and motion will serve the purposes of our supposition as well as another.
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  • Though suffering from illness, he at once set out on the journey; finding his strength failing on the way, he was carried to the Cistercian monastery of Fossa Nuova, in the diocese of Terracina, where, after a lingering illness of seven weeks, he died on the 7th of March 1274.
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  • The materials, however, were mainly those of the hall set up in Hyde Park for the Great Exhibition of 1851.
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  • The 13th earl of Eglinton also set an example of active interest which many magnates emulated.
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  • in width, commonly styled "rinks" - a word which also designates each set of players - and these are numbered in sequence on a plate fixed in the bank at each end opposite the centre of the space.
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  • There are valuable forests in the mountainous districts, a part of which has been set aside for preservation under the name of the Luquillo forest reserve.
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  • Philip's removal had made all the hill-peoples of the north and west raise their heads and set the Greek states free from their fears.
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  • Memnon the Rhodian, now in supreme command of the Persian fleet, saw the European coasts exposed and set out to raise Greece, where discontent always smouldered in Alexander's rear.
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  • Alexander had come to merge the characters of Macedonian king and Hellenic captain-general, with which he had set out, in that of Oriental despot (Spieker.
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  • Alexander left the conquered portion of India east of the Indus to be governed under Porus, Omphis of Taxila, and Abisares, the country west of the Indus under Macedonian governors, and set out to explore the great river The g ?
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  • A great part of the land-forces had been already sent off under Craterus in the earlier summer to return west by Kandahar and Seistan; the fleet was to sail under the Greek Nearchus from the Indus mouth with the winter monsoon; Alexander himself with the rest of the land-forces set out in October to go by the 2 Beside V.
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  • Alexander shaved clean, and set the fashion in this respect for the Graeco-Roman world for the next 500 years.
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  • (1324-1359), to whom Boccaccio dedicated one of his works, and who set on foot an alliance with the pope, Venice and the Hospitallers, which resulted in the capture of Smyrna (1344).
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  • He set up an " intelligence bureau " in Rome, instituted mysteries like those of Eleusis, from which his particular enemies the Christians and Epicureans were alike excluded as " profane," and celebrated a mystic marriage between himself and the moon.
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  • This conception of the exiles as the kernel of the restored nation he further set forth in the great vision of ch.
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  • He was set free in 1667, but in the following year lie was again a prisoner, and he was in custody when he died on the 27th of October 1670.
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  • Boilers set in brickwork are sometimes used in domestic work, although they are more favoured for horticultural heating.
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  • With the success of this undertaking in view it is a matter of wonder that the example set in this instance has not been adopted to a much greater extent elsewhere.
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  • The second edition in English appeared at Edinburgh in 1611, and in the preface to it Napier states he intended to have published an edition in Latin soon after the original publication in 1593, but that, as the work had now been made public by the French and Dutch translations, besides the English editions, and as he was "advertised that our papistical adversaries wer to write larglie against the said editions that are alreadie set out," he defers the Latin edition "till having first seene the adversaries objections, I may insert in the Latin edition an apologie of that which is rightly done, and an amends of whatsoever is amisse."
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  • The use of the slips for the purpose of multiplication is now evident; thus to multiply 2085 by 736 we take out in this manner the multiples corresponding to 6, 3, 7, and set down the digits as they are obtained, from right to left, shifting them back one place and adding up the columns as in ordinary multiplication, viz.
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  • The set of ten rods is thus equivalent to four sets of slips as described above, and by their means we may multiply every number less than II,irr, and also any number (consisting of course FIG.
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  • Schemes for the collection of funds and the complete restoration of the church were immediately set on foot, the architect being Mr Oldrid Scott.
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  • Though the jus divinum of presbytery is not now insisted upon as in some former times, Presbyterians claim that it is the church polity set forth in the New Testament.
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  • They were elected by the people, and ordained or set apart for their sacred work by the Apostles.
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  • The subordinate standards have been numerous, though marked by striking agreement in the main body of Christian doctrine which they set forth.
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  • "The need of the hour was organization and familiar instruction, and Calvin set himself to work at once."
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  • It may be convenient at this point to consider Calvin's ideal church polity, as set forth in his famous Christianae religionis institutio, the first edition of which was published in 1536.
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  • Following the lead of the Independents, who set up Mansfield College at Oxford, the Presbyterian Church has founded Westminster College at Cambridge as a substitute for its Theological Hall in London.
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  • The Irish Presbyterian Church has set an example to all her sister churches by her forwardness to care for the poor.
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  • To prevent internal trade with Peru a custom-house was set up at Cordoba to levy a duty of 50% on everything in transit to and from the river Plate.
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  • The development of French coal and lignite mining in the i9th century, together with records of prices, which rose considerably at the end of the period, is set forth in the table below:
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  • The full number of persons liable to be called upon for military service and engaged in such service is calculated (1908) as 4,800,000, of whom 1,350,000 of the active army and the younger classes of army reserve would constitute the field armies set on foot at the outbreak of war.
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  • But in 1908, owing to the prevailing want of trained soldiers in France, it was proposed to set free the white troops in Algeria by applying the principles of universal service to the natives, as in Tunis.
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  • As the prospect diminished of her bearing children to Charles, several schemes were set on foot for procuring a divorce on various pretexts.
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  • He soon, however, returned to Bulgaria, owing to the success of the counterrevolution led by Stamboloff, which overthrew the provisional government set up by the Russian party at Sofia.
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  • That according to which they were set up at Munich was in the main suggested by Cockerell; in the middle of each pediment was a figure of Athena, set well back, and a fallen warrior at her feet; on each side were standing spearmen, kneeling spearmen and bowmen, all facing towards the centre of the composition; the corners were filled with fallen warriors.
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  • A figure of Athena still occupies the centre of each pediment, but is set farther forward than in the old reconstruction.
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  • The numerous scientific memoirs in which his original work is set forth were collected under his own editorship in four large volumes, the last of which was published in 1903.
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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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  • On the Acropolis of Athens he set up a colossal bronze image of Athena, which was visible far out at sea.
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  • The cause of the son was taken up by the Aragonese, and the king's attempt to join his second wife in the lieutenant-generalship was set aside.
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  • summer and mean winter temperatures may be set down as averaging not more than 20°, a range smaller than is found in most other parts of the world.
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  • Taking all things into consideration, the aboriginal population of the continent may be set down at something like 180,000.
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  • The bulk of this indebtedness has been contracted for the purpose of constructing railways, tramways, water-supplies, and other revenue-producing works and services, and it is estimated that only 8% of the total indebtedness can be set down for unproductive services.
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  • This custom, which has been defined as the invasion of actual marriage by allotting permanent paramours, is confined to a special set of tribes.
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  • During the same year in which De Torres sailed through the strait destined to make him famous, a little Dutch vessel called the " Duyfken," or " Dove," set sail from Bantam, in Java, on a voyage of discovery.
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  • Messrs Hamilton Hume and Hovell set out from Lake George, crossed the Murrumbidgee, and, after following the river for a short distance, struck south, skirting the foothills of what are now known as the Australian Alps until they reached a fine river, which was called the Hume after the leader's father.
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  • As one result of the strike of 1890 a movement was set afoot by a number of enthusiasts, more visionary than practical, that has resulted in a measure of more or less disaster.
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  • In 1873 John Ruskin set up at Orpington a private publishing house for his works, in the hands of his friend George Allen.
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  • He went to Sydney, where he set to work in the law courts.
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  • In the south (of the Netherlands) Christianity was spread by the labours of devoted missionaries, foremost amongst whom were St Amandus, St Bavon and St Eligius, and bishoprics were set up at Cambrai, Tournai, Arras, Therouanne and Liege.
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  • His ambition, however, was boundless, and he set himself to realize the dream of his father - a Burgundian kingdom stretching from the North Sea to the Mediterranean.
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  • He himself never felt at home at Brussels, and in August 1559 he set sail for Spain, never again to revisit the Netherlands.
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  • But Philip's preparations were now complete, and Alva set out from Italy at the head of a force of some io,000 veteran troops, Spaniards and Italians, afterwards increased by a body of Germans, with which, after marching through Burgundy, Lorraine and Luxemburg, he reached the Netherlands (August 8), and made his entry into Brussels a fortnight later.
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  • Farnese at once set to work with subtle skill to win over to the royalist cause the Catholic nobles of the south.
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  • Factories for cleaning and baling raw cotton and for extracting cotton oil were set up, and employed a large number of people, mostly in Ferghana.
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  • In 1177 John de Courci, with the countenance of Henry II., set out to the conquest of Ulster.
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  • This is substantially the view set forth in the Timaeus of Plato (§ 7 1 c).
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  • The remaining years of Innocent's life were taken up by a quarrel with the Roman commune, which had set up an independent senate, and one with King Louis VII.
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  • They neither plant nor have they any manufactures except their rude bamboo and rattan vessels, the fish and game traps which they set with much skill, and the bows, blow-pipes and bamboo spears with which they and the produce of their hunting and fishing.
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  • Various squareslare set apart for markets, and here are to be witnessed scenes of the greatest animation.
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  • Body and mind are like two clocks which act together, because both have been set together by God.
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  • Immediately on the fall of Pembroke Cromwell set out to relieve Lambert, who was slowly retreating before Hamilton's superior forces; he joined him near Knaresborough on the 12th of August, and started next day in pursuit of Hamilton in Lancashire, placing himself at Stonyhurst near Preston, cutting off Hamilton from the north and his allies, and defeating him in detail on the 17th, 18th and 19th at Preston and at Warrington.
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  • There it was hanged on a gallows, and in the evening taken down, when the head was cut off and set up upon Westminster Hall, where it remained till as late as 1684, the trunk being thrown into a pit underneath the gallows.
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  • He set himself to Hellenize or Catholicize Armenian Christianity, and in furtherance of this aim set up a hierarchy officially dependent on the Cappadocian.
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  • The superiority of the Christian faith both philosophically and ethically is set forth, the chief stress being laid on monachism, with which heathen philosophy has nothing to compare.
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  • Against all abuses, both civil and ecclesiastical, he steadily set his face, even against the increasing wealth and worldliness of the clergy.
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  • His master usually found him a slave-girl as wife (the children were then born slaves), often set him up in a house (with farm or business) and simply took an annual rent of him.
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  • The force of the set of accumu- Accumu- lator cells provided is such as to give sufficient power lators.
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  • A spare set of accumulators is provided for every group of instruments in case of the failure of the working set.
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  • For working " double current," two sets of accumulators are provided, one set to send the positive and the other set the negative currents; that is to say, when, for example, a double current Morse key is pressed down it sends, say, a positive current from one set, but when it is allowed to rise to its normal position then a negative current is transmitted from the second set of accumulators.
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  • It is not possible to work double current from one set alone, as in this case, if one key of a group of instruments is up and another is down, the battery would be short-circuited and no current would flow to line.
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  • the working of several instruments from one set of batteries or accumulators, is adopted, the positive and negative currents have to be sent from independent batteries, as shown by fig.
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  • At each station sets of telegraph apparatus are connected to the segments, so that when the arms are kept rotating the set connected to I becomes periodically connected to the set connected to I', the set connected to 2 to the set connected to 2', and so on.
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  • To each group is connected a set of apparatus; hence during a complete revolution of the arms a pair of instruments (at station A and station B) will be in communication four times, and the intervals during which any particular set of instruments at the two stations are not in connexion with each other become much smaller than in the case of fig.
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  • small, and each set of apparatus works as if it were alone connected to the line.
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  • The arm which moves round over the segments rotates at the rate of three revolutions per second, and is kept in motion by means of an iron toothed wheel, the rim of which is set in close proximity to the poles of an electromagnet.
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  • In the Wheatstone automatic apparatus three levers are placed side by side, each acting on a set of small punches and on mechanism for feeding the paper forward a step after each operation of the levers.
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  • If by any chance wrong signals are printed or the instruments get out of phase, the sender is stopped by the receiver sending a few signals, after which both type-wheels are again set to zero and correspondence continued.
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  • A ray of light from a lamp is thrown on the mirror, whence it is reflected upon a white surface or scale set at a distance of about 3 ft., forming a bright spot on the surface; the slightest angular deflexion of the mirror, owing to its distance from the scale, moves the spot of light a very appreciable distance to the right or left according to the direction of the angular movement.
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  • He caused the relay in series with the sensitive tube to set in action not only a telegraphic instrument but also the electromagnetic tapper, which was arranged so as to administer light blows on the under side of the sensitive tube when the latter passed into the conductive condition.
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  • This condenser is charged electrically and then suddenly discharged and violent electrical oscillations are set up in it, that is to say, electricity rushes to and fro between the antenna and the earth.
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  • If these spark balls are set at the right distance, then when the potential difference accumulates the antenna will be charged and at some stage suddenly discharged by the discharge leaping across the spark gap. This was Marconi's original method, and the plan is still used under the name of the direct method of excitation or the plain antenna.
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  • It can be shown that if two circuits, both having capacity (C) and inductance (L), are coupled together inductively, then, when oscillations are set up in one circuit, oscillations of two periods are excited in the other differing in frequency from each other and from the natural frequency of the circuit.
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  • When electric oscillations are set up in an open or closed electric circuit having capacity and inductance, and left to themselves, they die away in amplitude, either because they dissipate their energy as heat in overcoming the resistance of the circuit, or because they radiate it by imparting wave motion to the surrounding ether.
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  • Such a sequence of decreasing electric oscillations and corresponding set of waves is called a damped train.
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  • The electric waves coming through space from the sending station strike against the receiving antenna and set up in it high frequency alternating electromotive forces.
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  • When electric oscillations are set up in these two classes of electric radiators, the first class send out a highly damped wave train and the second a feeble damped wave train provided that they have sufficient capacity or energy storage and low resistance.
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  • The oscillations set up in the vertical antenna excited sympathetic ones in the lateral circuit provided this was of the proper length; and the coherer was acted upon by the maximum potential variations possible.
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  • Braun showed that oscillations suitable for the purposes of electric wave creation in wireless telegraphy could be set up in a circuit consisting of a Leyden jar or jars, a spark gap and an inductive circuit, and communicated to an antenna either by inductive or direct coupling (Brit.
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  • In France the scientific study of the subject was advanced by the work of Blondel, Tissot, Ducretet and others, and systems called the Ducretet and Rochefort set in operation.
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  • Against this may be set the use of 0 for t in I.
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  • When spoken to the diaphragm vibrated, and thus set the carbon granules into vigorous vibration.
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  • With a proper arrangement of the operator's speaking set it is possible, by touching the socket of a jack with the tip of a peg or a special " test " thimble, to determine whether the circuit connected to the jack is in use.
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  • Each telephone set was equipped with a special key or switch by means of which the telephone could be transferred from an exclusive line to the call-wire at will.
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  • An improvement in this respect has been effected by the insertion of condensers in the cord circuits, coupled with the use of two sets of impedance coils, one set on each.
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  • In one arrangement, now in extensive use, each telephone set is fitted with a relay of high inductance which is bridged across the circuit in series with a condenser.
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  • This shaft, which carries a set of " wipers " connected to the incoming circuit, is susceptible of a vertical and a rotational movement, so that the wipers may be brought, first opposite any particular horizontal series of contacts, and then into actual contact with any particular set in the series.
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  • On his recovery he set out on a military expedition, but at the end of the first day's march he fell ill, and had to stay at Spoleto and return to Assisi.
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  • It is probably true to say that no one has ever set himself so seriously to imitate the life of Christ and to carry out so literally Christ's work in Christ's own way.
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  • Francis himself set out, probably in 1212, for the Holy Land to preach the Gospel to the Saracens, but he was shipwrecked and had to return.
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  • After another period of preaching in Italy and watching over the development of the order, Francis once again set out for the East (1219).
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  • He takes no heed of his rider, pays no attention whether he be on his back or not, walks straight on when once set agoing, merely because he is too stupid to turn aside, and then should some tempting thorn or green branch allure him out of the path, continues to walk on in the new direction simply because he is too dull to turn back into the right road.
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  • The monastic buildings required for public purposes have been made over to the communal and provincial authorities, while the same authorities have been entrusted with the administration of the ecclesiastical revenues previously set apart for charity and education, and objects of art and historical interest have been consigned to public libraries and museums. By these laws the reception of novices was forbidden in the existing conventual establishments the extinction of which had been decreed, and all new foundations were forbidden, except those engaged in instruction and the care of the sick.
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  • Her ancient prestige, her geographical position and the intellectual primacy of her most noble children rendered Italy the battleground of principles that set all Christendom in motion, and by the clash of which she found herself for ever afterwards divided.
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  • Giovanni, a monster of cruelty and lust, was assassinated by some Milanese nobles in 1412; and now Filippo set about rebuilding his fathers duchy.
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  • He only exchanged one set of foreign masters for another, and taught a new barbarian race how pleasant were the plains of Italy.
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  • Venice with its mainland End of the territories east of the Adige, inclusive of Istria and Dalmatia, went to the Habsburgs, while the Venetian isles of the Adriatic (the lonian Isles) and the Venetian fleet went to strengthen France for that eastern expedition on which Bonaparte had already set his heart.
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  • Before he set sail for Egypt, the French had taken possession of Rome.
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  • The republics set up by the French at Naples, Rome and Milan collapsed as soon as the French troops retired; and a reaction in favor of clerical and Austrian influence set in with great violence.
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  • The Roman territory was divided into two departmentsthe Tiber and Trasimenus; the Code Napoleon was introduced, public works were set on foot and great advance was made in the material sphere.
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  • The duke of Modena and Charles Louis of Parma (Marie Louise was now dead) abandoned their capitals; in both cities provisional governments were set up which subsequently proclaimed annexation to Piedmont.
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  • Novara set Austria free to reinstate the Italian despots.
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  • Cavour now set himself to the task of isolating Austria and securing an alliance for her expulsion.
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  • While leaving intact the general houses of the various confraternities (except that of the Jesuits), the bill abolished the Religious corporate personality of religious orders, handed over Bill, their schools and hospitals to civil administrators, placed their churches at the disposal of the secular clergy, and provided pensions for nuns and monks, those who had families being sent to reside with their relatives, and those who by reason of age or bereavement had no home but their monasteries being allowed to end their days in religious houses specially set apart for the purpose.
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  • The Senate, in which the partisans of the ministry had been increased by numerous appointments ad hoc, finally set the seal of its approval upon the measure.
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  • For the earlier period their authorities were state and family records - above all, the annales maximi (or annales pontificum), the official chronicle of Rome, in which the notable occurrences of each year from the foundation of the city were set down by the pontifex maximus.
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  • The older, which extends to 150 B.C., set forth, in bald, unattractive language, without any pretensions to style, but with a certain amount of trustworthiness, the most important events of each successive year.
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  • For some time all appeals to the king, to parliament, and to the courts of justice were unavailing; but on the 12th of February 1684 his application to Chief Justice Jeffreys was at last successful, and he was set at liberty on finding bail to the amount of X40,000, to appear in the House of Lords in the following session.
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  • Its most important feature on the theological as distinct from the political side was the endeavour to promote the circulation of the Bible in the vernacular, by encouraging translation and procuring an order in 1538 that a copy of the Bible in English should be set up in every church in a convenient place for reading.
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  • His views on church polity were dominated by his implicit belief in the divine right of kings (not of course the divine hereditary right of kings) which the Anglicans felt it necessary to set up against the divine right of popes.
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  • He set practically no limits to the ecclesiastical authority of kings; they were as fully the representatives of the church as the state, and Cranmer hardly distinguished between the two.
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  • At a subsequent period the demand for instruction in the sacrificial science called into existence a still more practical set of manuals, the so-called Kalpa-sutras, or ceremonial rules, detailing, in succinct aphorisms, the approved course of sacrificial procedure, without reference to the supposed origin or import of the several rites.
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  • The setting up, by a householder, of a set of three sacrificial fires of his own constitutes the first ceremony of the former class, the Agny-adhana (or (?) Agny-adheya).
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  • The principal other ceremonies of this class are the new and full moon offerings, the oblations made at the commencement of the three seasons, the offering of first-fruits, the animal sacrifice, and the Agnihotra, or daily morning and evening oblation of milk, which, however, is also included amongst the grihya, or domestic rites, as having to be performed daily on the domestic fire by the householder who keeps no regular set of sacrificial fires.
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  • But the starting-point of the argument in question is the purely empirical evidence of a single fact or set of facts; it proceeds by way of analogy, not of strict demonstration; and it claims for its results nothing more than probability.
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  • He therefore appealed to the Indian goddess Aditi or Immensity, a deity connected with a set of personal gods called Adityas.
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  • Soon after the accession of Nero, Vologaeses (Vologasus), king of Parthia, overran Armenia, drove out Rhadamistus, who was under the protection of the Romans, and set his own brother Tiridates on the throne.
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  • Even before Magna Carta was signed he had set to work to destroy it, and he now turned to this task with renewed vigour.
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  • This follows the precedent set in the accession charter of Henry I.
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  • Here were many grievances, and the barons set to work to redress them.
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  • "No freeman shall be arrested, or detained in prison, or deprived of his freehold, or outlawed, or banished, or in any way molested; and we will not set forth against him, nor send against him, unless by the lawful judgment of his peers and by the law of the land."
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  • - In the Hydromedusae the medusa-individual occurs, as already stated, in one of two conditions, either as an independent organism leading a true life c2 a2 in the open seas, or as a subordinate individuality in the hydroid c colony, from which it is never set free; it then becomes a mere reproductive appendage or gono- phore, losing suc FIG.
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  • (After quickly and are either Hertwig.) set free in a mature condition or remain in the shelter of the polypcolony, protected from risks of a free life in the open sea.
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  • Again in Pennaria, the male medusae are set free st.c, Statocyst containing the minute cyst.
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  • The spore cell gives rise to a " sporelarva," which is set free in the coelenteron and grows into a medusa.
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  • If the embryo is set free as a free-swimming, so-called planula-larva, in the blastula, parenchymula, or gastrula stage, then a free actinula stage is not found; if, on the other hand, a free actinula occurs, then there is no free planula stage.
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  • The result of cleavage in all cases is a typical blastula, which when set free becomes oval and develops a flagellum to each cell, but when not set free, it remains spherical in form and has no flagella.
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  • In some polyps the tentacles are webbed at the base, and it was supposed that a medusa was a polyp of this kind set free, the umbrella being a greatly developed web or membrane extending between the tentacles.
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  • Numerous medusae are budded successively within the gonotheca and set free; they swim off and mature in the open sea (Allman [1], p. 48, figs.
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  • In other types the medusae may be set G, Cavity of the large central and a " trachea.
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  • The many theories that have been put forward as to the interpretation of the cormus and the various parts are set forth and discussed in the treatise of Y.
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  • Physalia, general view, diagrammatic; B, cormidium of Physalia; D, palpon; T, palpacle; G, siphon; GP, gonopalpon; M d', male gonophore; M y, female gonophore, ultimately set free.
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  • At first the Treveri resisted the appeal of Civilis and his Batavi to join the revolt, and built a defensive wall from Trier to Andernach, but soon after the two Treverans, Tutor and Classicus, led their fellow tribesmen, aided by the Lingones (Langres), in the attempt to set up a "Gallic empire."
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  • Two years later he was consecrated bishop of Lichfield and Coventry, and resigned his presidentship. Parliament declared his estates forfeited for treason in 1652, and Cromwell afterwards set a price on his head.
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  • The evidence as set out by Darwin has been added to enormously; new knowledge has in many cases altered our conceptions of the mode of the actual process of evolution, and from time to time a varying stress has been laid on what are known as the purely Darwinian factors in the theory.
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  • Finally, it was agreed that if Cesare were set at liberty he would surrender the castles; this having been accomplished, he departed for Naples, where the Spaniards were in possession.
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  • This council endeavoured to set up a system of appeals in the case of bishops, in which the see of Rome was made to play a great part.
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  • set aside) the sentence and award damages to the party aggrieved.
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  • A bronze equestrian statue was set up in the Forum, now on the Capitol.
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  • What characterizes a tadpole is the conjoined globular head and body, so formed that it is practically impossible to discern the limit between the two, sharply set off from the more or less elongate compressed tail which is the organ of propulsion.
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  • The first stone of the new St Paul's was laid on the 21st of June 1675; the choir was opened for use on the 2nd of December 1697; and the last stone of the cathedral was set in 1710.
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  • The fertile leaves or sporophylls are generally aggregated on special shoots to form rioweN which may contain one or both kinds The microspores are set free from the sporangiurn and carried generally by wind or insect agency to the vicinity of the macrospore, which never leaves the ovule.
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  • The seed is set free from the parent plant and serves as the means of dissemination.
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  • The requirements of the several protoplasts must be met by supplies from without, and, as many of them are deep seated, varieties of need arise, so that various members of the colony are set apart for special duties, masses of them being devoted to the discharge of one function, others to that of another, and so on.
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  • Certain cells of the exterior are set apart for absorption of water from the soil, this being the source from which supplies are derived.
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  • Other collections of cells are in many cases set apart for giving rigidity and strength to the mass of the plant.
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  • A consideration of these facts emphasizes still more fully the view with which we set out, that all living substance is fundamentally, the same, though differentiated both anatomically and physiologically in many directions and in different degrees.
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  • The partial asphyxiation or suffocation stimulates the protoplasm to set up a new and perhaps supplementary series of decompositions, which result in the liberation of energy just as do those of the respiratory process.
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  • The decomposition of the complex molecule of the sugar liberates a certain amount of energy, as can be seen from the study of the fermentation set tig by yeast, which is a process of this kind, in that it is intensified by the absence of oxygen.
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  • (2) There must be a supply of water to such an extent as to set up a certain hydrostatic pressure in the cell, for only turgid cells can grow.
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  • There is set up at once a certain hydrostatic pressure, due to the turgidity which ensues upon such absorption, and the extensible cell wall stretches, at first in all directions.
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  • When a root comes in contact at its tip with scme hard body, such as might impede its progress, a curvature of the growing part is set up, which takes the young tip away from the stone, or what-not, with which it is in contact.
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  • The irritation set up by the hatching egg and its resulting larva appears to be the stimulus to development, and net a poison or enzyme injected by the insect.
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  • The spindle figure is probably the expression of forces which are set up in the cell for the purpose of causing the separation of the daughter chromosomes.
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  • Here he set fire to the cedar roof of the palace of Xerxes as a symbol that the Greek war of revenge against the Persians had come to an end.
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  • The Greek hippodrome was usually set out on the slope of a hill, and the ground taken from one side served to form the embankment on the other side.
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  • He may be said to have set the pattern which was followed in succeeding ages by the compilers of " political geographies " Geschichte der wissenschaftlichen Erdkunde der Griechen (Leipzig, 1891), Abt.
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  • Among these was Benjamin of Tudela, who set out from Spain in i 160, travelled by land to Constantinople, and having visited India and some of the eastern islands, returned to Europe by way of Egypt after an absence of thirteen years.
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  • The recital of their travels fired the youthful imagination of young Marco Polo, son of Nicolo, and he set out for the court of Kublai Khan, with his father and uncle, in 1265.
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  • Odoric set out on his travels about 1318, and his journeys embraced parts of India, the Malay Archipelago, China and even Tibet, where he was the first European to enter Lhasa, not yet a forbidden city.
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  • After a journey into Spain he set out once more for Central Africa in 1352, and reached Timbuktu and the Niger, returning to Fez in 1353.
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  • In 1534 Jacques Cartier set out to continue the discoveries of Verazzano, and visited Newfoundland and the Gulf of St Lawrence.
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  • In February 1770 he set out again from Fort Prince of Wales; but, after great hardships, he was again forced to return to the fort.
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  • With the same object Alexander Mackenzie, with a party of Canadians, set out from Fort Chippewyan on the 3rd of June 1789, and descending the great river which now bears the explorer's name reached the Arctic sea.
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  • After three such good fortunes by marriage Norfolk in his folly looked for a crown with a fourth match, listening to the laird of Lethington when he set forth the scheme by which the duke was to marry a restored queen of Scots and rule Scotland with her who should be recognized as Elizabeth's successor.
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  • No measures had been taken to supply these voluntary crusaders with food or clothing; as harvest-time approached, the landlords commanded them to return to reap the fields, and on their refusing to do so, proceeded to maltreat their wives and families and set their armed retainers upon the half-starved multitudes.
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  • During his brief reign he set on foot some domestic reforms, and sought to revive the authority of the senate, but, after a victory over the Goths in Cilicia, he succumbed to hardship and fatigue (or was slain by his own soldiers) at Tyana in Cappadocia.
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  • But against these disadvantages may be set the unique services which the fathers still render to Christian scholars.
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  • In more primitive ritual, however, set forms of prayer are the rule, and their function is mainly to accompany and support a ceremony the nerve of which consists in action rather than speech.
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  • When the midsummer vacation arrived, he was preparing to set out with his family to Fox How in Westmoreland, where he had purchased some property and built a house.
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  • In 1517 a handsome monument was set up to him by his sons in the church of S.
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  • i) Moses received on Mount Sinai not only the written Law as set down in the Pentateuch, but also the Oral Law, which he communicated personally to the 70 elders and through them by a "chain of tradition" to succeeding ages.
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  • Following on this first experiment, the East India Company, in 1841, proposed to maintain a permanent flotilla on the Tigris and Euphrates, and set two vessels, the " Nitocris " and the " Nimrod," under the command of Captain Campbell of the Indian navy, to attempt the ascent of the latter river.
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  • With his usual energy he set to work at once to reorganize the whole management.
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  • In the form of "Norman" (Northmannus, Normannus, Normand) it is the name of those colonists from Scandinavia who settled themselves in Gaul, who founded Normandy, who adopted the French tongue and French manners, and who from their new home set forth on new errands of conquest, chiefly in the British Islands and in southern Italy and Sicily.
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  • With the zeal of new converts they set forth on their new errand very much in the spirit of their heathen forefathers.
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  • All these might pass for religious wars, and they might really be so; it needed greater ingenuity to set forth the invasion of England as a missionary enterprise designed for the spiritual good of the benighted islanders.
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  • But among their countrymen generally strict attendance to religious observances, a wide bounty to religious foundations, may be set down as national characteristics.
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  • Its chief result has been, not so much to create anything new as at once to modify and to strengthen what was old, to call up older institutions to a new life under other forms. But whatever it has done it has done silently; there has not been at any time any violent change of one set of institutions for another.
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  • In Sicily, Greek, Arabic, Latin and its children were the tongues of distinct nations; French might be the politest speech, but neither Greek nor Arabic could be set down as a vulgar tongue, Arabic even less than Greek.
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  • in length, actuating a universal joint on the first spindle of the register; it consisted of an air-tight thin metal tube with a coned fore-end, carrying flat metal vanes set at an angle.
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  • Our first glimpses of authentic Roman history set before us two orders in the same state, one of which is distinguished from the other by many exclusive privileges.
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  • But both at Rome and at Athens we see, at a stage earlier than the final reform, an attempt to set up a standard of wealth, either instead of or alongside of the older standard of birth.
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  • Such hints as we have, while they set before us, just as at Rome, a state of things in which small landed proprietors are burthened with debt, also set before us the Attic demos as, largely at least, a body of various origins which had grown up in the city.
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  • That institution at once set up a new standard of nobility, a new form of the nobility of office.
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  • The Liberian frontier with the adjacent French possessions was defined by the Franco-Liberian treaty of 1892, but as the definition therein given was found to be very difficult of reconciliation with geographical features (for in 1892 the whole of the Liberian interior was unmapped) further negotiations were set on foot.