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  • The dark interior set off caution bells again.

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  • They are only used for floor rugs, and the males are more highly esteemed on account of the set-off of the mane.

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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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  • Originally a part of Bergen, it was set off as a township in 1861.

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  • From it were subsequently set off Belleville (1839), Montclair (1868) and Glen Ridge (1895).

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  • After lingering in their cantonments for two months, the British army set off in the depth of winter to find its way back to India through the passes.

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  • After the loss of a reconnoitring party sent south, Bartlett decided to await the return of daylight before making a move, but Murray, Forbes Mackay, Beuchat and a sailor, eager to attempt the journey, set off for the land, with Bartlett's permission but contrary to his advice.

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  • The universal tribute of Townshend's colleagues allows him the possession of boundless wit and ready eloquence, set off by perfect melody of intonation, but marred by an unexampled lack of judgment and discretion.

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  • On the 20th of July 1741 war was formally declared against Russia; a month later the Diet was dissolved and the Hat landtmarskalk set off to Finland to take command of the army.

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  • The one I caught dropped helplessly from a tree just ahead of me; it turned round for a moment to have an idiotic stare at the intruder and then set off running along the path.

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  • They halted at De Pere, set off down the Fox-Wisconsin route, followed the Wisconsin to its mouth and came out upon the Mississippi near the site of the present city of Prairie du Chien, on July 17th, exactly two months after they left St Ignace mission on Mackinac Island.

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  • All now set off together to recapture Havre from the English.

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  • A third sphere contained a small charge of gunpowder which could be set off by a spark from an external Leyden jar.

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  • The lid and lid flap have large elaborate brass strap hinges which are beautifully set off by the dark walnut veneer.

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  • You can set off by chauffeur-driven limousine or by bicycle to visit neighboring.

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  • Milwaukee county was set off from Brown county in 1834, and in 1836 the establishment of townships was authorized.

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  • In one of his incomprehensible freaks he set off for Lyons, and, after abandoning his companion in an epileptic fit, returned to Annecy to find Madame de Warens gone.

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  • Dr. Goldschmidt obtained ignition of a cold mixture by means of a barium-peroxide fuse, which was set off by a storm match.

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  • A red-hot iron rod may also be used to set off the magnesium, which in turn ignites the thermit.

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  • West Tisbury township was set off from Tisbury, and incorporated in 1892.

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  • Gay Head township was set off from Chilmark, and incorporated in 1870.

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  • The Devonian system is not set off from theMississippian by any marked break.

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  • This older classification, which has little support except that which is traditional, is still adhered to by many geologists; hut the fact seems to be that the system is set off from the Pennsylvanian (Upper Carboniferous) more sharply than the Cambrian is from the Ordoviciao, the Silurian from the Devonian, or the Devonian from the Mississippian.

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  • In 1639 a portion of the territory was set off to form the town of Rowley, and in 1764 about 647 acres were set off and incorporated as the town of Newburyport.

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  • Against this we must set off a decided increase in the manufacture of mixed goods, carried on principally in Scotland, Yorkshire and Lancashire.

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  • The varied plumage of the cock - his bright red breast and his grey back, set off by his coal-black head and quills - is naturally attractive; while the facility with which he is tamed, with his engaging disposition in confinement, makes him a popular cage-bird, - to say nothing of the fact (which in the opinion of so many adds to his charms) of his readily learning to "pipe" a tune, or some bars of one.

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  • The mimicry of these insects therefore is synaposematic; but some, at all events, of the flies like the Bombylid Exoprosopa umbrosa, probably form pseudaposematic elements in the group. Into another category Hymenoptera enter not as models but as mimics, the models being inedible Malacodermatous beetles mostly belonging to the genus Lycus and characterized by orange coloration set off by a large black patch upon the posterior end of the elytra and a smaller black spot upon the thorax.

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  • His reign is marked by the dismemberment of the Western Empire; the conquest of the province of Africa by the Vandals in 439; the final abandonment of Britain in 446; the loss of great portions of Spain and Gaul, in which the barbarians had established themselves; and the ravaging of Sicily and of the western coasts of the Mediterranean by the fleets of Genseric. As a set-off against these calamities there was the great victory of Aetius over Attila in 451 near Chalons, and his* successful campaigns against the Visigoths in southern Gaul (426, 4 2 9, 436), and against various invaders on the Rhine and Danube (428-31).

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  • Bright orange, yellow, red and purple hues predominate and are set off very effectively against the dark green pines with which the margins of the canyon are fringed, and the white foam of the river at the bottom of the chasm.

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  • In this settlement a concession on commercial policy would be set off against a gain on the financial agreement; e.g.

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  • A few days later he set off for Manchester, posting in that wettest of autumns through "the rain that rained away the Corn Laws," and on his arrival got his friends together, and raised the money which tided Cobden over the emergency.

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  • To reconcile the ways of God to man had been the ambition of Chrysippus, as we know from Plutarch's criticisms. He argued plausibly that natural evil was a thing indifferent - that even moral evil was required in the divine economy as a foil to set off good.

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  • He impressed every one as a man of extraordinary acuteness and originality; and these solid gifts were set off to the highest advantage by quickness of thought and speech, a lucid style, wit and poetic fancy, and a social warmth which made him delightful as a friend and companion.

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  • Woburn, first settled about 1638-1640, was incorporated as a township under its present name in 1642, and was the first township set off from Charlestown.

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  • Two days later Cesarini received the tidings that a fleet of galleys had set off for the Bosporus to prevent Murad (who, crushed by his recent disasters, had retired to Asia Minor) from recrossing into Europe, and the cardinal reminded the king that he had sworn to co-operate by land if the western powers attacked the Turks by sea.

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  • Deep-set, changeable, dark eyes vivified his mobile features, and set off his light hair and fair, ruddy complexion.

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  • He stood a head taller than her and thick, his eyes colder than Gabriel.s, and his heavy, lopsided features set off by neatly trimmed dark hair.

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  • He wasn't about to believe Death until he saw Katie for himself.  A minute after midnight on the fourth day, if Katie wasn't standing beside him, he'd need the knowledge of where to set off the atomic bomb within him.

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  • Surveying herself in the mirror, she decided that the hanging pearl earrings would set off a little brooch Alex had given her.

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  • Ingrid claimed to hire an ugly, old assistant, but the woman concerned more about the stain on his shirt than being around a vampire was enchanting, with long, loose blonde curls, olive-tinted skin and feathery eyelashes that set off striking gray eyes.

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  • After a short briefing you set off for the disused aerodrome to complete the off-road handling skills section of the schedule.

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  • I set off down the twisting alleyways of Greenwich Island, searching for the Market.

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  • So I set off to The Shepherds Bush Empire the other day to make partial amends.

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  • So, equipped with kedge anchors and cable, and adorned in their skin-tight diving gear, they set off.

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  • After three days at Braunston getting the boat blacked, anodes replaced and a new tiller bearing we set off up the locks.

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  • The man inside, dressed in evening attire, stumbled free and spotting the lab, set off in search of help.

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  • We then set off downstream through the ducks to the point where the twin avens come in.

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  • Set-off interest is in addition to overdraft interest which will apply if there is a net debit balance.

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  • When the CRE dismissed me I thankfully set off for our new billet, arriving about midnight.

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  • We set off on some walks along the forest trails and a little later we heard two bullfinches calling.

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  • We had a short catnap to allow us to avoid the worst of the tide and set off.

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  • We then set off to find the most excellent chandlery.

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  • Will and I then set off to brave the Fierce Ladies, storm clouds gathered and a deluge poured down upon the mountains.

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  • To hear a cockerel crowing as you set off to work is heralded as an omen of good luck for the day.

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  • After a quick confab to decide on the course of action, our super sleuths set off to rescue the guests.

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  • We then set off up the mountain to explore one of the east facing corries.

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  • The Buyer shall make all payments due without deduction, whether by way of set-off counterclaim, discount or otherwise.

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  • The walls are a sunny Chinese yellow, set off by long cream cotton damask curtains and the cream sofa.

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  • Apparently, it is a regular occurrence for children to set off the alarm, usually by activating the smoke detectors.

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  • Others kill dragons, or set off to find the Holy Grail.

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  • Three bowls later, a new fan belt had appeared and we set off.

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  • On 30th December the party, much stronger after their cannibal feast, set off again.

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  • He set off from St Mary-le-Bow at 6.00 on Friday evening and arrived, somewhat footsore, at about 2.15 on Saturday afternoon.

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  • The leaping bronze frog perfectly set off this garden - it was a nice touch.

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  • The wall pots were set off with bedding geraniums and a large ready made hanging basket with summer bedding plants set off another wall.

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  • The Fifties-style navy and white section, with tailored jackets and full skirts were set off by beehive hairdos worn by the models.

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  • Like a well planned bank heist they set off on their way.

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  • They just set off so quick that they can bottom out red hydro and then the hook pulls.

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  • Finally a trailing ivy will set off the container.

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  • To many people, this instantly set off alarm bells with the fans claiming he had sold out by " going mainstream " .

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  • Day 13 Wednesday 13th Oct After breakfast this morning we loaded the minibus and set off back to Punta Arenas.

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  • A single misstep and the world may well be set off on a careening course to destruction.

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  • But it is not clear what causes the monocytes to move to the damaged site and set off these reactions.

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  • We set off along the picturesquely named Devils Gorge, having already seen nuthatch on the feeders by the visitor center.

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  • Its walls are painted a soft ochre, its windows set off by pretty blue shutters.

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  • With the rain easing, the 22 cars set off at a leisurely pace behind the safety car for three laps.

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  • The only alternative was to use " Shank's Pony " so we set off at quite a brisk pace.

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  • A black velvet dress featured a plunging back set off with a diamond pendant spelling out the number five.

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  • We set off at 7 in an ancient VW combi, soon slowing to a crawl on dirt roads pockmarked with potholes.

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  • These use liquid propellant set off by a jolt of high current through tungsten wire.

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  • The horse must be willing to ford rivers and cross bridges so it is wise to practice before you set off.

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  • The Lady Chapel The Lady Chapel, set off the east end of the nave is a place of special sanctity.

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  • The first case listed was that of Kenneth Arnold, a Boise businessman, who had set off the saucer scare.

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  • I really was going to wear a dress of gold sequins that set off my dark skin in a spectacular fashion.

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  • A Great Crested Tern was seen as was a distant shearwater which we set off after in hot pursuit but never relocated.

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  • The Tinkerman departed with head held high, while United set off on a slightly sheepish lap of honor.

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  • The particles produced by fog machines will set off ionization type smoke detectors.

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  • They both set off into the Liverpool night seeking sustenance.

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  • Visitors to the area need sustenance, just as Chaucer's pilgrims did as they set off for Canterbury from the Tabard Inn.

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  • However the fire alarms may be set off by burnt toast.

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  • A horse-drawn tram about to set off to Newbridge.

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  • Nevertheless, still feeling quite undaunted, I set off up the south wall of the ridge.

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  • As our stern passed them they were indeed sucked right to the center of the canal and set off with renewed vigor.

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  • West Virginia's share of the Virginia debt which existed when West Virginia was set off from Virginia has not yet been determined (see below, § History), but other than this the state has no debt, and the contraction of a state debt other than " to meet casual deficits in the revenue, to redeem a previous liability of the state, to suppress insurrection, repel invasion or defend the state in time of war " is forbidden by the constitution.

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  • Irksome as were his employments, grievous as was the waste of time, uncongenial as were his companions, solid benefits were to be set off against these things; his health became robust, his knowledge of the world was enlarged, he wore off some of his foreign idiom, got rid of much of his reserve; he adds - and perhaps in his estimate it was the benefit to be most prized of all - " the discipline and evolutions of a modern battalion gave me a clearer notion of the phalanx and the legion, and the captain of the Hampshire grenadiers (the reader may smile) has not been useless to the historian of the Roman empire."

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  • He was the first to impart to the Roman adaptations of Greek tragedy the masculine dignity, pathos and oratorical fervour which continued to animate them in the hands of Pacuvius and Accius, and, when set off by the acting of Aesopus, called forth vehement applause in the age of Cicero.

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  • But though intimately acquainted with every nook and cranny of the English law, he never carried his studies into foreign fields, from which to enrich our legal literature; and it must be added that against the excellence of his judgments, in too many cases, must be set off the hardships, worse than injustice, that arose from his protracted delays in pronouncing them.

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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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  • 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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  • Those three got hold of a bear somewhere, put it in a carriage, and set off with it to visit some actresses!

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  • And she set off at a run along the passage.

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  • That same night, having taken leave of the Minister of War, Bolkonski set off to rejoin the army, not knowing where he would find it and fearing to be captured by the French on the way to Krems.

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  • All along the sides of the road fallen horses were to be seen, some flayed, some not, and broken-down carts beside which solitary soldiers sat waiting for something, and again soldiers straggling from their companies, crowds of whom set off to the neighboring villages, or returned from them dragging sheep, fowls, hay, and bulging sacks.

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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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  • On February 26, 1807, the old prince set off on one of his circuits.

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  • Let us have dinner, and then we'll set off.

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  • Next morning, having taken leave of no one but the count, and not waiting for the ladies to appear, Prince Andrew set off for home.

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  • He had a look at all the details of the hunt, sent a pack of hounds and huntsmen on ahead to find the quarry, mounted his chestnut Donets, and whistling to his own leash of borzois, set off across the threshing ground to a field leading to the Otradnoe wood.

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  • Having set off in the small hours of the fourteenth, accompanied by a bugler and two Cossacks, Balashev reached the French outposts at the village of Rykonty, on the Russian side of the Niemen, by dawn.

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  • Alpatych went back to the house, called the coachman, and told him to set off.

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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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  • Princess Mary, having learned of her brother's wound only from the Gazette and having no definite news of him, prepared (so Nicholas heard, he had not seen her again himself) to set off in search of Prince Andrew.

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  • Accompanied by four armed rangers, set off in search of remaining higher altitude endemics.

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  • The warriors set off on horseback and proceed to raze the rustic village to the ground.

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  • Then on June 24 came Kenneth Arnold 's famous re port, which set off the saucer scare.

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  • We set off down a friendly little stream passage with Mark in the middle scrounging what little light spilled from the rest of us.

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  • We set off looking for the seedy side of town.

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  • We set off in sunshine along an old railroad track that was built to take the Portland stone to the coast for shipping out.

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  • The shoemaker 's son set off for Rome without delay.

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  • Just about to set off on a 2nd slum clearance campaign - anyone got a black bin liner?

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  • He then set off eastwards along about 7 meters of passage to have a sniff about.

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  • Visitors to the area need sustenance, just as Chaucer 's pilgrims did as they set off for Canterbury from the Tabard Inn.

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  • Our entrance, picked up by sensors, has set off a tableau vivant.

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  • Tearaway kids aged between 10 and 16 who set off fireworks, booze, shout abuse and spray graffiti will be targeted.

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  • Fascinating travelog by a talented artist, photographer and writer who set off for 3 years through remote corners of China in the 1980's.

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  • Fearing no treachery from his cousin, Beorn, and just three of his men, set off with Swein.

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  • Quickly our skipper rigged up teasers and trolling rods and we set off searching the area.

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  • Richard had set off with them but had to turn back due to having a bad headache and vomiting repeatedly.

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  • After watching in amazement for a few more minutes, it was time to set off for our site.

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  • I set off in one direction, really intent on being productive but got waylaid by the scenery and let all ambition evaporate.

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  • Early next morning I set off heading east along a well-worn trail up what looked like one of the main valleys in the area.

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  • Choose a pale yellow for the walls to keep the look gender neutral and to help set off the multi-colored accents.

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  • This event set off a chain of events that affected the entire world.

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  • Do not allow children to set off fireworks, novelties and other products.

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  • They may consistently underpay certain creditors, which makes it harder to detect since partial payments tend to set off fewer red flags than no payments, and thus can drag the scam out for months and months.

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  • An accent wall behind a bed can set off the bed as the focal point in a teenager's room.

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  • Breccia Oniciata, or Sahara Gold on the floor with a richly colored wall paper on the walls will set off the copper sink perfectly.

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  • Finally, set off those peepers with a heavy dose of black mascara to separate and add volume to fine lashes.

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  • Framing fireworks is challenging given that you don't know where the first ones will explode and how many will be set off at the start.

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  • This message signals hormones that set off a fight or flight response.

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  • So just as an especially upbeat coworker can influence a positive reaction in his or her coworkers, an angry employee can set off a firestorm of bad energy.

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  • This emotional reaction can then set off a series of physical reactions, which are also referred to as the "fight or flight" reaction.

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  • Roman sandles with gold laces up your legs can set off a shorter skirt.

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  • The best color pairs set off each shade with suitable contrast and distinction, giving the wedding a coordinated, personalized touch.

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  • The group changed their name to Six Gun Method and set off for Los Angeles to try and land a record deal.

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  • The would-be mugger quickly set off on foot, hoping to outrun the now fit and fierce Osbourne.

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  • If you prefer to set off on your own in Nassau, there is plenty to see within walking distance of the cruise port.

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  • The sensor will not be set off by other dogs' barking or area noise.

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  • First, there have been a lot of food recalls over the past few years, and some of those recalls were set off by the discovery of harmful contaminants in a number of commercially made kibbles and biscuits.

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  • The flowers are yellow, about 3 inches in diameter, nicely set off with the almost black disc.

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  • Its numerous showy flower-heads, of a clear bright purple, are set off by the fresh green foliage.

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  • At Kew there is a group of this purple-leaved variety near the Palm House, amongst which is planted Lilium candidum, and nothing could more happily set off the beauty of this Lily.

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  • Trading Spaces - This show was one of the original programs to set off the home improvement frenzy.

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  • Behind the range, switch to a pattern that includes square or rectangular tiles to set off the circles, such as a basketweave pattern where the dot has been replaced with a circle.

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  • These compounds can negatively impact the environment, your health and even set off your smoke alarms if too many of them escape into the air.

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  • These professionals helped their customers select colors and fabrics that worked best for them and then chose accessories - ties, cuff links, socks, handkerchiefs - that matched and set off the shirts and suits.

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  • Whether for work or play, tweed will always set off the occasion well.

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  • Chamomile can set off an allergic reaction in people that have pollen allergies or are allergic to grass.

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  • With its pretty flower detail, it will be hard not to walk outside and show this set off.

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  • It's made of sheer mesh and has three tiers of ruffles on the hips, set off by sweet bows.

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  • You are given a stretch of track and a number of non-racing traffic and must figure out a way to destroy them all by speeding into a car to set off a chain reaction.

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  • The flaming paper will set off the fire alarm, dousing the room with the sprinkler, revealing your next clue.

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  • After that tutorial, you go on to climb the ladder for the range tutorial, and then you use the rope to get off the wall, and then you set off the balistes.

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  • A very sweet, dessert wine is best paired with some very salty cheese, while a mild cheese needs a robust wine to set off the flavors.

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  • Several people have posted trip reports and photos, so you'll have an opportunity to benefit from their first-hand experiences before you set off on your own adventure in the Horseshoe Basin Pasayten Wilderness.

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  • The normal function of the amygdala is to receive and process signals of potential danger and set off a series of reactions that will help individuals protect themselves, such as the fight-or-flight response.

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  • In anxious individuals, the amygdala seems to overreact and set off these responses even when the individual is not really in danger.

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  • Any stimulus, such as noise or light, can set off a round of convulsions.

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  • An attack of hives is set off when such a substance, called an allergen, is ingested, inhaled, or otherwise contacted.

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  • Autoimmune reactions may be set off by infection, tissue injury, or emotional trauma in people with a genetic tendency to them.

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  • One of the biggest (and probably best) trend pregnant celebs have set off is to still dress like a regular women.

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  • While the suit set off a publicity explosion, it was more successful at opening minds than it was at racking up sales.

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  • Tennis star Anna Kournikova also took a turn modeling in the 2004 swimsuit issue, clad in a satin bikini that perfectly set off the healthy glow of her tan.

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  • Additionally, they may have firewalls in place to keep you from doing too extensive a search, and you could set off some potentially embarrassing questions.

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  • Sound sensors set off multiple sound effects, but a favorite feature for many kids is the voice activation capability.

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  • This is located on the front handlebars and when she presses the buttons, it will set off lights and music.

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  • Jennifer Beals' look in Flashdance set off a firestorm of shirts that looked as if wearers chose the wrong size.

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  • Simple gold-tone accessories work well with leopard and giraffe prints, while sterling silver will set off zebra print in a flattering way.

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  • Children, playing in fields, may inadvertently set off the landmines and lose life or limb.

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  • Its decorated with sparkling braid, sequins, crystals and glass beads, each selected to set off the costume's color.

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  • Many modern couples still choose to match, or set off each other's costume in a striking manner.

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  • The highest grossing picture musical of its time was both a heartwarming and corny tale of two Army men who set off as a singing duo and ended up befriending two female singers along the way.

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  • The beautiful blue stone was frequently featured as the centerpiece of the ring, and it was set off by several small diamond and filigree work.

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  • The bright red of the bag is set off by black trim.

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  • Once you set off on your walk, ask your kids to note anything that seems different than it was in the summer, such as changing leaves, cooler temperatures, a need for a jacket or falling acorns.

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  • A movie script is a document printed on one side of the paper only, with dialog set off from description by being placed within deep margins.

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  • The first movie of George Lucas' trilogy set off the beginning of nerddom everywhere.

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  • The fire set off the bombs resulting in the death of four people, six bombers destroyed and fourteen other bombers damaged.

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  • Even if you're not the type to dress for attention, a classic wardrobe can set off a pair high heeled boots perfectly, especially when worn with tight, skinny jeans, dark-colored pencil skirts, and creatively cut blazers.

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  • The posting set off a flurry of rumors about the actress' possible return.

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  • Also, don't set off on a solo sightseeing tour without your cellphone.

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  • It is very important to note that the radio transmitter should not be set off in error.

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  • The blue hands of this stainless steel bracelet watch set off the watch to perfection.

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  • The inventor of the very first alarm clock was the first Greek who created the intricate design for the ancient water clock that could set off alarm sounds, usually a bell of some sort.

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  • Some 1995 models had defective battery issues with a potential for explosion, and 1997 models had airbag systems that were so touchy that any slight shock to the system could set off an accidental airbag deployment.

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  • The mall tour went wrong at Roosevelt Mall in Long Island, NY, when a rumor that Bieber was in an Abercrombie and Fitch Kids store set off a stampede of the 3,000 strong crowd.

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  • Her performance set off a major label bidding war, and she eventually signed with RCA Records, with the agreement that her album would be cross imprinted with Dr. Luke's label.

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  • The announcement set off a fire storm of press coverage, and Gosselin soon developed a reputation for bad behavior in the media.

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  • Pregnancy, when a woman's hormonal balance changes, can set off an outbreak.

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  • Kiki whirled from his position before the hearth, his oriental features set off by electric turquoise eyes.

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  • He donned biking clothes, packed a jacket and sweater in his pannier and set off in pursuit of a few peaceful moments in one of his favorite worlds.

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  • I don't see how noticing a different color ink on Shipton's check made you so positive you set off after him the way you did.

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  • He gripped her arm to turn her away from the scene and set off at a quick march.

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  • Dan knew him well enough not to ask anything else, and they set off on foot.

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  • Pledges were often made where the intrinsic value of the article was equivalent to the amount of the debt; but antichretic pledge was more common, where the profit of the pledge was a set-off against the interest of the debt.

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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 goods station is approached by a siding or fork set off from the main line at a point short of the passenger station.

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  • In 1867 a part of Cumberland was set off to form the township of Woonsocket.

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  • He then gave a sealed paper to Ayaz, begging him to hand it to the sultan in a leisure moment after 20 days had elapsed, and set off on his travels with no better equipment than his staff and a dervish's cloak.

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  • There have now been recognized in the collections at Cairo, Florence, London, Paris and Bologna several Egyptian imitations of the Aegean style which can be set off against the many debts which the centres of Aegean culture owed to Egypt.

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  • Macleay indeed never pretended to a high position in this branch of science, his tastes lying in the direction of Entomology; but few of their countrymen knew more of birds than did Swainson and Vigors; and, while the latter, as editor for many years of the Zoological Journal, and the first secretary of the Zoological Society, has especial claims to the regard of all zoologists, so the former's indefatigable pursuit of Natural History, and conscientious labour in its behalf-among other ways by means of his graceful pencil-deserve to be remembered as a set-off against the injury he unwittingly caused.

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  • Part of Adams was included in the new township of Cheshire in 1793, and North Adams was set off as a separate township in 1878.

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  • Wellington, on the 9th of April 1811, directed General Spencer to invest Almeida; he then set off himself to join Beresford before Badajoz, but after reconnoitring the fortress with his lieutenant he had at once to return north on the news that Massena was moving to relieve Almeida.

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  • Within the original territory of the town were included Newington, set off in 1713, Somersworth (1729), Durham (1732), Medbury (1755), Lee, set off from Durham in 1766, and Rollinsford, set off from Somersworth in 1849.

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  • With great activity he set off to the central provinces of Minas and Sao Paulo to suppress disaffected movements and direct the revolution.

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  • Alarmed at length at the ground gained by this idea in the provinces, the emperor set off to Minas to stir up the former enthusiasm in his favour from recollections of the independence, but was coldly received.

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  • He had set off to secure an ally against Louis, and he came back from his expedition with a crown on his head and a new nation at his back, united in its detestation of popery and of France.

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  • The annual value of exports would be set off against imported food for about one month and a half.

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  • At the same time the duke of Lorraine defeated Marshal Crequi (August 11th) at Conzer Briicke on the Moselle, and recaptured Trier (September 6th), which, as a set-off against Bonn, Turenne had taken in the autumn of 1673.

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  • After Colonel Ternan's departure on leave the three companies who had joined Macdonald broke out into revolt in the Nandi district (East Africa) and set off to Uganda, looting the countries they passed through.

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  • Clinton was a part of Lancaster, now a small farming township (pop. in 1905, 2406), until 1850, when it was set off as an independent township. The earliest settlement goes back to 1645.

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  • The discovery of gold in this region, however, brought such a rush of population that the Territory of Idaho was set off (March 3, 1863) and Washington was reduced to its present limits.

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  • Later magnesium powder or ribbon was used, being set off in the same way.

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  • It was a trifling set-off that in 1567 the pope again enjoined the fathers to keep choir and to admit only the professed to priests' orders, especially as Gregory XIII.

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  • The new premier succeeded in persuading the Riksdag to pass a bill increasing the period of service with the colours in the army to six years and that in the militia to forty-two days, and as a set-off a remission of 3 o% on the land taxes.

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  • Most depart from Kailua-Kona, though a few set-off from the Kohala Coast, close to the string of resorts that occupy the bay front.

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