Seventeenth sentence example

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  • The young duchess died in her seventeenth year after giving birth to a son, and the duke took a second wife from a humble stock, newly enriched and honoured, the daughter of Henry VIII.'s subservient chancellor, the Lord Audley of Walden.

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  • On the seventeenth of November I was not very well, and did not go to school.

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  • When Cleary spoke to his landlady on Monday, the seventeenth, he told her he'd already mailed her the key.

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  • Thus, by the end of his seventeenth year his apprenticeship of study was There is, however, one true nest-building parrot, the greybreasted parrakeet (Myopsittacus monachus), which constructs a huge nest of twigs.

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  • History and Bibliography.The study of plant anatomy was begun in the middle of the seventeenth century as a direct result of the construction of microscopes, with which a clear view of the structure of plant tissues could be obtained.

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  • In 1822, however, when he had just completed his seventeenth year, this intention was abandoned, and he entered as a clerk in the examiner's office of the India House, "with the understanding that he should be employed from the beginning in preparing drafts of despatches, and be thus trained up as a successor to those who then filled the highest departments of the office."

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  • Pazmany was certainly the great civilizing factor of Hungary in the seventeenth century, and indirectly he did as much for the native language as for the native church.

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  • Donatus states in his life of Virgil, a work also based on the lost work of Suetonius, that Lucretius died on the same day on which Virgil assumed the toga virilis, that is, in the seventeenth year of Virgil's life, and on the very day on which he was born, and adds that the consuls were the same, that is Cn.

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  • Now the capture of the city of Isin by Rim-Sin, which took place in the seventeenth year of Sin-muballit, the father of Khammurabi, foamed an epoch for dating tablets in certain parts of Babylonia," and it is probable that we may identify the fall of the Dynasty of Isin with this capture of the city.

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  • He entered the university of Virginia in his seventeenth year and was one of its first graduates; he then studied law at the Winchester (Va.) Law School, and in 1830 was admitted to the bar.

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  • These two corps formed the right of the Seventeenth Army and had divisions in line.

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  • That night the German Seventeenth Army withdrew its two right corps in haste behind the Canal du Nord, where they again faced round for a renewed stand.

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  • The right wing of the German Seventeenth Army had been forced to fall back some 12 m., abandoning in succession a series of strong and well-fortified defensive systems, the loss of which had an instant effect on the situation to the south.

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  • In the series of operations, described above, the Third and Fourth British Armies had engaged 15 divisions against 29 of the German Second and Seventeenth Armies, and had taken from them close on 12,000 prisoners and 100 guns.

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  • Behind this strong line of defence the German Seventeenth Army had the I.

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  • During its course the First Army's line had been advanced close on eight miles; its four divisions had driven back the 13 German divisions engaged by the Seventeenth Army on their front, and taken from them over 7,000 prisoners, 205 guns and 950 machine-guns, besides inflicting losses in killed and wounded which certainly far outweighed their own casualties.

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  • Facing them the German Seventeenth Army held the Hindenburg system with seven divisions in front line.

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  • Juvenal, in his seventeenth satire, takes as his text a religious riot between the Tentyrites and the neighbouring Ombites, in the course of which an unlucky Ombite was torn to pieces and devoured by the opposite party.

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  • Lamb's History of the City of New York (2 vols., New York, 1877) and Mrs Schuyler Van Rensselaer's History of the City of New York in the Seventeenth Century (2 vols., New York, 1909) include the history of the province.

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  • The number of peach-trees, especially in the west part of the state, where the quality is of the best, is rapidly increasing, and in the yield of peaches and nectarines the state ranked thirteenth in 1899; in the yield of pears it ranked fifth; in apples seventeenth.

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  • The first session at Florence and the seventeenth of the union council took place on the 26th of February 1439; there ensued long debates and negotiations on the filioque, in which Markos Eugenikos, archbishop of Ephesus, spoke for the irreconcilables; but the Greeks under the leadership of Bessarion, archbishop of Nicaea, and Isidor, metropolitan of Kiev, at length made a declaration on the filioque (4th of June), to which all save Markos Eugenikos subscribed.

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  • She married in her seventeenth year a man very much her senior, Nicephore Blavatsky, a Russian official in Caucasia, from whom she was separated after a few months; in later days, when seeking to invest herself with a halo of virginity, she described the marriage as a nominal one.

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  • He was educated by the Jesuits at Rome till his seventeenth year, when he accompanied Jerome Colonna as chamberlain to the university of Alcala in Spain.

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  • Since then numerous congresses have been held, the seventeenth having sat in London in 1908, and the eighteenth at Stockholm in 1910.

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  • In the twelfth year of his reign Nebuchadrezzar, who is described as king of Assyria,having his capital in Nineveh, makes war against Arphaxad, king of Media, and overcomes him in his seventeenth year.

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  • King Alexander, on the 13th of April 1893, being then in his seventeenth year, made his notable first coup d'etat, proclaimed himself of full age, dismissed the regents and their government, and took the royal authority into his own hands.

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  • The XVIth dynasty is of thirty-two "Hellenic (sic?) shepherd kings," the seventeenth is of "shepherds and Theban kings" (reigning simultaneously).

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  • Akhenaton died in or about the seventeenth year of his reign, c. 1350 B.C. He had a family of daughters, who appeared constantly with him in all ceremonies, but no son.

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  • In his seventeenth year he became a member of the Baptist church at Soham, and his gifts as an exhorter met with so much approval that, in the spring of 1775, he was called and ordained as pastor of that congregation.

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  • On the 7th of December the princess was herself attacked, and, being weakened by nursing and anxiety, had not strength to resist the disease, which proved fatal on the 14th of December, the seventeenth anniversary of her father's death.

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  • In the holdings of neat cattle (1,453,971) and sheep (2,045,577) it ranked in 1900 respectively seventeenth and tenth among the states of the Union; in 1907, according to the Yearbook of the Department of Agriculture, there were in the state 1,561,712 neat cattle and 1,677,561 sheep. Stock-raising has always been important.

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  • In the Phoenician alphabet a sibilant Zade (Tzaddi) stands between q and p. Hence Q is the nineteenth letter in the Phoenician alphabet, the eighteenth in the Greek numerical alphabet, which alone contains it, the sixteenth (owing to the omission of 8 and E) in the Latin, and (from the addition of J) the seventeenth in the English alphabet.

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  • But we must assume that these were included in such or such a nask, as the Yashts in the seventeenth or Bakan Yasht; or, it may be that other books, especially the Yasna, are a compilation extracted for liturgical purposes from various nasks.

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  • So, also, the Nirangistan is a portion of the seventeenth (or Husparam) nask.

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  • Of the fifteenth, seventeenth and nineteenth Yashts the few useful copies that we possess are derived from a single MS. of the year 1591 A.D.

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  • He is the historian of the Puritan revolution, and has written its history in a series of volumes, originally published under different titles, beginning with the accession of James I.; the seventeenth (the third volume of the History of the Commonwealth and Protectorate) appeared in Igor.

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  • In the summer of 1822, in his seventeenth year, he began a systematic study of Laplace's Mecanique Celeste.

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  • Then the young king Alexander suddenly proclaimed himself of age (although at that time only in his seventeenth year), dismissed the regents and the Liberal cabinet, and formed his first cabinet from among the moderate Radicals (13th April 1893).

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  • Seventeenth century editions print "anthropomorphits," i.e.

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  • Acids and Bases Robert Boyle in the seventeenth century first identified substances as either acids or bases (he called bases alkalis )... .

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  • During the seventeenth century, astrological almanacs were some of the biggest selling books available.

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  • A tower had existed there from the seventeenth century and had been used to warn mariners by burning braziers from its top.

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  • No.20 - The Turtle Dove (Roud 422) - this popular lament is shown to have evolved from seventeenth century broadside ballads.

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  • The pulpit is seventeenth century with bands of carved foliage.

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  • In the seventeenth century it provided accommodation for three poor women who received fourpence a week.

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  • Early in the Seventeenth Century, larger galleons were built with heavier armaments.

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  • She pretends to be the chaste spouse of Christ; and in the seventeenth chapter she is called the harlot.

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  • In the seventeenth century and later, as old pictures testify, the inn presented the usual features of a large old country hostelry.

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  • Her current research is on popular monarchism in Russia in the seventeenth century.

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  • Locating the historic nation in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, Mac Laughlin also examines the specificities of minority nationalisms in the nineteenth century.

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  • Its seventeenth century prose is indeed remarkable; it is a precious gem in the heritage of the English language.

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  • During the seventeenth century it was becoming clear that fluxions and quadrature were intimately related in fact, that they are inverse processes.

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  • Using sound recordings we shall explore a rich and varied repertory of musical works dating from the seventeenth to the twentieth century.

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  • There were 58 entrants representing other world countries in the race and it was no small achievement to finish seventeenth in an Olympic marathon.

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  • To the side of the mainly seventeenth Century Abbey building is Croyland Hall, currently the home of the Wellingborough Heritage Center.

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  • The seventeenth century produced a lot of the old slag in the Belfry area.

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  • While there he probably came under the influence of the Dominicans, who were doing their utmost to enlist within their ranks the ablest young scholars of the age, for in spite of the opposition of his family, which was overcome only by the intervention of Pope Innocent IV., he assumed the habit of St Dominic in his seventeenth year.

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  • Verhoeff has lately (1904) put forward the view that there are really six segments in the hexapodan thorax and twenty in the abdomen - the cerci belonging to the seventeenth abdominal segment thus showing a close agreement with the centipede Scolopendra.

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  • See Bayard Tuckerman, Peter Stuyvesant (New York, 1893), in the "Makers of America" Series; and Mrs Schuyler Van Rensselaer, History of the City of New York in the Seventeenth Century (2 vols., New York, 1909).

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  • Clicking on Canals No 17 - The seventeenth of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet.

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  • Synaxarion On the seventeenth of this month we commemorate our righteous and God-bearing Father Botolph of Boston.

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  • In the seventeenth century, however, there were only three editions of Dante.

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  • On his seventeenth birthday, Rene told him that she had married again.

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  • He also developed a very influential interpretation of the ideas of the great seventeenth century philosopher Thomas Hobbes.

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  • Note for Editors Practical Issues was first published in April 1996; this is the seventeenth edition.

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  • We can start back in the seventeenth chapter of the gospel of John.

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  • Ford Green Hall Ford Green Hall is a seventeenth century house complete with period garden.

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  • Below, the city 's seventeenth century Ottoman mosque, a symbol of the region 's multi-ethnic past, lay in smoldering ruins.

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  • It was also surprising to learn that large parts of the Roman masonry had survived above ground level right up to the seventeenth century.

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  • In the turmoil of the seventeenth century, the Duchy of Lancaster fell on difficult times.

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  • The birdie on the seventeenth gave me a two-shot lead on the field.

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  • It is said that sometime between the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, the hand-block printing industry, which originated in Sanganer, a town outside of Jaipur, began exporting these intricate and beautiful textiles to Europe in bulk.

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  • Many American brides and grooms of German descent still follow old German wedding traditions that the Pennsylvania Dutch brought to the United States when settling in Pennsylvania, beginning in the late seventeenth century.

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  • N. cyclamineus, although but lately re-discovered, was figured in French books early in the seventeenth century.

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  • The most highly anticipated new roller coaster of 2007 was Maverick, the seventeenth scream machine at Cedar Point amusement park in Sandusky.

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  • The element fluorine is the seventeenth most abundant element in the earth's crust.

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  • Over the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, masquerade balls became popular throughout continental Europe and England, and eventually in colonial America.

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  • Or perhaps you are the seventeenth guy that tried to pick her up that night, and she's tired of being approached.

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  • When in comes to the automobile, the battle of patents and vehicle inventions goes back as far as the seventeenth century.

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