Settled-down sentence example

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  • Experiments with annealed iron gave less satisfactory results, on account of the slowness with which the metal settled down into a new magnetic state, thus causing a " drift " of the magnetometer needle, which sometimes persisted for several seconds.

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  • In the 7th century the city seems to have settled down into a prosperous place and to have been peopled by merchants of many nationalities.

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  • This distinction between the characteristics of the two races is only true in a general sense, for a considerable population of true Bedouin origin has settled down to agricultural life in the oases of Hejaz and Nejd, while in southern Arabia the tribes dwelling on the fringe of the great desert have to a certain extent adopted the nomad life.

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  • Its originator, Mahommed Ibn Abdul Wahhab, was born (1691) at Ayana in Nejd, and after studying in Basra and Damascus, and making the pilgrimage to Mecca returned to his native country and settled down at Huremala near Deraiya.

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  • Her husband, having then acquired a fixed domicile in Lisbon, settled down to advocacy with success, and he was able to send Antonio to the university of Coimbra, where he matriculated in the faculty of law.

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  • The Aga Khan reciprocated the British commander's confidence and friendship by giving repeated proofs of his devotion and attachment to the British government, and when he finally settled down in India, his position as the leader of the large Ismailiah section of Mahommedan British subjects was recognized by the government, and the title of His Highness was conferred on him, with a large pension.

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  • In 1849 he studied for a few months in Paris, where he copied Titian and Correggio in the Louvre, and then returned to Frankfort, where he settled down to serious art work under Edward Steinle, whose pupil he declared he was "in the fullest sense of the term."

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  • She marched through the open door into the Roman state, and settled down there to Christianize the state by imparting to it the word of the Gospel, but at the same time leaving it everything except its gods.

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  • He settled down to literary work in Aquileia (370-373) and composed there his first original tract, De muliere septies percussa, in the form of a letter to his friend Innocentius.

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  • The results of this journey may be traced in his translation with emendations of the book of Eusebius on the situation and names of Hebrew places, written probably three years afterwards, when he had settled down at Bethlehem.

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  • March had come in like a lion and quickly settled down.

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  • Since that time the annexed territories have settled down into peaceful and prosperous British districts.

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  • After travelling in various countries of northern Europe, he settled down at Wittenberg, where he made the acquaintance of Luther and Melanchthon, and signed the Augsburg confession.

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  • After taking his degree, he settled down in 1841 as Privatdozent in history at the university of Bonn.

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  • Even then, however, the results fell far short of anticipation, and the armies settled down into equilibrium again.

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  • Many of the Hamar have settled down in villages.

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  • By the time they finished erecting the oxygen tent over her bed, she had finally settled down.

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  • I'm sure Brennen was confused by my sharp response and background noise but once girls and dog had left we settled down to business.

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  • Carmen filled out all the necessary paperwork and then settled down for a long wait.

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  • The household gradually settled down to near normal.

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  • Resigned to the inquisition, he settled down in his chair with two cans of beer and a piece of apple pie, devouring the pie with a combination of guilt and gusto.

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  • Ed immediately settled down.

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  • He glanced at Alex and then turned around to face the team as Aaron settled down beside Felipa.

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  • The doors and windows securely closed and locked, she settled down on the bedroll to read a book.

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  • She bit her lower lip and settled down on the bench.

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  • The great beauty and fertility of the country, as well as the charm of its climate, undoubtedly attracted, even in early ages, successive swarms of invaders from the north, who sometimes drove out the previous occupants of the most favored districts, at others reduced them to a state of serfdom, or settled down in the midst of them, until the two races gradually coalesced.

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  • After one more unsuccessful attempt, in 1700, to recover his principality, he settled down at Galata with his wife.

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  • On his return to France, a sadder and practically a wiser man, he settled down to very prosaic work.

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  • With Christian David, a carpenter, at their head, they crossed the border into Saxony, settled down near Count Zinzendorf's estate at Berthelsdorf, and, with his permission, built the town of Herrnhut (17 22-1 7 27).

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  • Tribes, chiefly of pastoral habits, settled down among others who were so nearly of their own type that a complete amalgamation could be effected, and this without any marked modification of the general characteristics of the earlier inhabitants.

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  • But on the death of Alcimus Bacchides retired and Jonathan with his followers settled down beyond the range of the Syrian garrisons.

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  • Disappointed after his return to England in 1788 in the hope which he had entertained, through a misapprehension of something said by Lord Lansdowne, of taking a personal part in the legislation of his country, he settled down to the yet higher task of discovering and teaching the principles upon which all sound legislation must proceed.

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  • In 1474 he settled down at Deventer in Holland, where he either founded or succeeded to the headship of a school, which' became famous for the number of its distinguished alumni.

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  • When the world has settled down to the new conditions, if it ever does so, we may be confronted with problems similar to those which our forefathers had to solve.

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  • Only by degrees did the events of the 19th of Brumaire stand out in their real significance; for the new consuls, installed at the Luxemburg palace, and somewhat later at the Tuileries, took care that the new constitution, which they along with the two commissions were now secretly drawing up, should not be promulgated until Paris and France had settled down to the ordinary life of pleasure and toil.

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  • Wood's patent was however withdrawn, and Ireland settled down.

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  • Apprenticed at the age of sixteen to a surgeon, he soon went to Paris, studied medicine and surgery there, and, having qualified as a mastersurgeon, settled down to practice at Mantes.

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  • It was not until the people was stung by the humiliation of Bull Run that the unorganized enthusiasm of the North settled down into an invincible determination to crush the rebellion at all costs.

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  • The development of towns of the municipal type on the sites where legions occupied permanent quarters can be traced in several of the western provinces; and it cannot be doubted that this development became the rule wherever a body of Roman subjects settled down together for any purpose and permanently occupied a region.

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  • The Rhine practically formed the boundary between Gauls and Germans, though one Gaulish tribe, the Menapii, is said to have been living beyond the Rhine at its mouth, and shortly before the arrival of Caesar an invading force of Germans had seized and settled down in what is now Alsace, 72 B.C. At this time the Gauls were being pressed by the Germans along the whole frontier, and several of Caesars campaigns were occupied with operations, either against the Germans, or against Gaulish tribes set in motion by the Germans.

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  • When the power of Hiero passed in 467 B.C. to his brother Thrasybulus the freedom of Syracuse was won by a combined movement of Greeks and Sicels, and the Greek cities gradually settled down as they had been before the tyrannies, only with a change to democracy in their constitutions.

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  • A cloud now settled down upon Khartum, and subsequent communications were few and irregular.

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  • Further study of political economy soon enabled him to pass out of this phase, and in 1850 he settled down to practise as an advocate at Gottingen.

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  • After studying law in Beira he settled down as an advocate in Constantinople, where he wrote his EKK7yflc o-71.0 Io Topia about the year 440.

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  • They have settled down as husbandmen, till their fields with the plough, and live in villages or towns.

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  • At length Story settled down as a shopkeeper at Goa, Leedes entered the service of the Great Mogul, Newbery died on his way home overland, and Fitch, after a lengthened peregrination in Bengal, Pegu, Siam and other parts of the East Indies, returned to England.

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  • After a mission to England, by way of protest and appeal, he settled down in the pleasant suburb of Garden Reach near Calcutta, where he lived in the enjoyment of a pension of £1 20,000 a year.

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  • He was finally made bishop of Montefiascone, and settled down in that little Italian town - but not for long, for in 1798 the French drove him from his retreat, and he sought refuge in Venice and St Petersburg.

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  • The Abyssinians are more warlike, but they have settled down under Italian rule.

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  • Since that date Delhi has settled down into a prosperous commercial town, and a great railway centre.

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  • In 1825 he again settled down in Paris, and in 1832 published his Statistics of France.

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  • But he was stronger as a preacher and an agitator than as a writer, the pamphlets which he now issued from the press of his colleague the ex-priest Hans Vingaard, who settled down at Viborg as a printer, being little more than adaptations of Luther's opuscula.

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  • He then settled down to the bar at Kalamata in Messenia, where he married a lady belonging to the Mavromichalis family.

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  • The puddle at a was originally held up by the flat head of this pedestal; not so the puddle at b, which under the superincumbent weight settled down and produced the fault bc, accompanied with a shearing or tangential strain or, less probably, with actual fracture in the direction bd.

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  • He travelled on the continent, and in 1856 settled down as professor of French literature at the Polytechnic of Zurich.

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  • Some of the victors settled down there to lord it over the half-exterminated English population.

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  • King Guthrum settled down as a Christian sovereign in East Anglia, with the bulk of the host that had capitulated at Chippenham.

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  • Everything settled down so peacefully that when the prince took the cross, and went off to the Crusatles in 1270, no trouble followed.

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  • Here he married and settled down to the life of a sheep-farmer; but finding his health and eyesight greatly improved, he came to Melbourne as lecturer on history at the university.

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  • It was only, however, at the third attempt that Charnock finally settled down at this spot, and the selection of the future capital of India was entirely due to his stubborn resolution.

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  • After a year's service in Congress in 1782-1783, in which he experienced the futility of endeavouring to attain through that decrepit body the ends he sought, he settled down to legal practice in New York.

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  • After studying law at Louvain, Bourges and Heidelberg, and travelling in France and Italy, Oldenbarneveldt settled down to practise in the law courts at the Hague.

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  • Jonathan watched Alex, his expression both anxious and enthused as Alex rode the horse until it settled down.

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  • The Duke, whose private life had caused much consternation within the palace in the early 1980s, appeared to have finally settled down.

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  • I backed it off and settled down to my usual cruising speed of 65 but was utterly astounded with such an amazing transformation.

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  • Just about getting settled down had a very busy week hoping to hear from you soon love to all from all your sister Belle.

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  • The latter pair were seen to dance before the (presumed) female settled down to incubate the egg.

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  • As the shadows lengthened, they settled down to sleep after a long day's running.

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  • Pipes wailed hauntingly through the glen as folks settled down to their evenings of dance, feasting and general merry making.

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  • No doubt he had his reasons... " After the debriefing, S.G.-1 actually settled down for a little shut-eye.

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  • It's tricky being the only singleton when all your friends have settled down.

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  • The battle settled down into a long, hard slog gaining small amounts of ground in periodic smaller scale attacks.

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  • On his return to Utrecht he took the degree of doctor of laws (March 1688), and after travelling through Switzerland and part of Germany, settled down to the practice of law, without, however, abandoning his classical studies.

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  • Wollner, whom Frederick the Great had described as a "treacherous and intriguing priest," had started life as a poor tutor in the family of General von Itzenplitz, a noble of the mark of Brandenburg, had, after the general's death and to the scandal of king and nobility, married the general's daughter, and with his mother-in-law's assistance settled down on a small estate.

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  • On his return, "distrust of his own resolutions and convictions" led him to abandon for the time his intention of being a clergyman, and he settled down to the study of the law, "with a firm determination not to suffer it to engross my time so as to prevent me from pursuing other branches of knowledge."

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  • On returning to the Ukraine he settled down quietly on his paternal estate, and in all probability history would never have known his name if the intolerable persecution of a neighbouring Polish squire, who stole his hayricks and flogged his infant son to death, had not converted the thrifty and acquisitive Cossack husbandman into one of the most striking and sinister figures of modern times.

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  • We now no longer camp as for a night, but have settled down on earth and forgotten heaven.

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  • The footmen began moving about, chairs scraped, the band struck up in the gallery, and the guests settled down in their places.

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  • Bilibin settled down comfortably beside the fire.

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  • Let's dwink to dwown our gwief! shouted Denisov, who had settled down by the roadside with a flask and some food.

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  • These were all their own people who had settled down in the house almost as members of the family, or persons who were, it seemed, obliged to live in the count's house.

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  • When he had gone, taking his wife with him, and had settled down with her in their covered cart, the officers lay down in the tavern, covering themselves with their wet cloaks, but they did not sleep for a long time; now they exchanged remarks, recalling the doctor's uneasiness and his wife's delight, now they ran out into the porch and reported what was taking place in the covered trap.

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  • The assembled nobles all took off their uniforms and settled down again in their homes and clubs, and not without some groans gave orders to their stewards about the enrollment, feeling amazed themselves at what they had done.

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  • In the middle of the night three soldiers, having brought some firewood, settled down near him and began lighting a fire.

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  • And as if in order not to offend Sonya and to get rid of her, she turned her face to the window, looked out in such a way that it was evident that she could not see anything, and again settled down in her former attitude.

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  • The women and girls flirted with him and, from the first day, the people concerned themselves to get this fine young daredevil of an hussar married and settled down.

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  • Some columns, supposing they had reached their destination, halted, piled arms, and settled down on the cold ground, but the majority marched all night and arrived at places where they evidently should not have been.

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  • They beat the tattoo, called the roll, had supper, and settled down round the fires for the night--some repairing their footgear, some smoking pipes, and some stripping themselves naked to steam the lice out of their shirts.

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  • I find it best to walk through them when you arrive and wait in a nearby cafe until things have settled down a bit.

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  • Gradually our dog got used to the fact I was going out and settled down to sleep.

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  • No doubt he had his reasons... After the debriefing, S.G.-1 actually settled down for a little shut-eye.

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  • It 's tricky being the only singleton when all your friends have settled down.

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  • As it settled down on the floor of the underground cavern John felt intense deja vous.

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  • If this is a period of great change, wait until things have settled down.

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  • Lavender is known for having a light sedative effect, and if you have trouble getting settled down to sleep at night, you may want to consider making a habit of burning these types of candles in the evening before you turn in for the night.

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  • After lengthy relationships with Winona Ryder and Kate Moss, Depp has settled down with girlfriend Vanessa Paradis and the couple has two children together.

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  • The Nicole Richie biography is the story of a socialite who has settled down.

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  • He has credited this - along with all of his other work - as the reason he hasn't yet settled down.

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