Seventy-two sentence examples

  • It was now more than seventy-two hours after the kidnapping.

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  • The subjects of the poems are threefold: (I) amatory and personal, mostly regarding Cynthia - seventy-two (sixty Cynthia elegies), of which the last book contains three; (2) political and social, on events of the day - thirteen, including three in the last book; (3) historical and antiquarian - six, of which five are in the last book.

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  • During the separation the synod of Philadelphia decreased from twentysix to twenty-two ministers, but the synod of New York grew from twenty to seventy-two ministers, and the New Side reaped all the fruits of the Great Awakening under Whitefield and his successors.

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  • The claim to that succession was made in 1845 by Des Murs for his Iconographie ornithologique, which, containing seventy-two plates by Prevot and Oudart l (the latter of whom had marvellously improved in his drawings since he worked with Vieillot), was completed in 1849.

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  • The Heptameron, constructed, as its name indicates, on the lines of the Decameron of Boccaccio, consists of seventy-two short stories told to each other by a company of ladies and gentlemen who are stopped in the journey homewards from Cauterets by the swelling of a river.

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  • In May 1566 the war broke out, Suleiman, now seventy-two years old, again leading his army in person.

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  • Here seventy-two Pisan galleys engaged eightyeight Genoese, and half the Pisan fleet was destroyed.

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  • Seventy-two kings, reigning over as many kingdoms, were his tributaries.

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  • The whole series accordingly shifts westward through the effect of precession by about one degree in seventy-two years.

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  • He was able to maintain his strenuous habits of study till he reached the advanced age of seventy-two, when he was, forced, by paralysis of the optic nerve, to give up work almost.

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  • According to Augustine the teachers were twelve and the bishops seventy-two in number.

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  • Seventy-two senators - half Conservatives and half Liberals - were appointed, and lieutenantgovernors were named for the four provinces.

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  • in all, in seventy-two hours, through a country swarming with the rebel cavalry.

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  • A MS. collection of seventy-two sonnets, entitled The Tarantula of Love, and a translation (1587) from the Italian of the Triumphs of Petrarke are preserved in the library of the university of Edinburgh, in the collection bequeathed by his nephew, William Drummond.

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  • in length; and above this bridge lies the Biesbosch (" reed forest "), a group of marshy islands formed by a disastrous inundation in 1421, when seventy-two villages and upwards of 100,000 lives were destroyed.

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  • The city is well supplied with water, and has no less than seventy-two public fountains.

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  • All the old categories of members were maintained, but a fifth curia was added, in which almost any one might vote who had resided six months in one place and was not in domestic service; in this way seventy-two would be added to the existing members.

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  • jury, but in the beginning of the 19th century there were only seventy-two burgesses and their rights seem to have gradually disappeared.

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  • By the Reform Act of 1832 the number of Scottish representatives in the Commons was raised to fifty-three, the counties under a slightly altered arrangement returning thirty members as before, and the burghs, reinforced by the erection of various towns into parliamentary burghs, twenty-three; the second Reform Act (1867) increased the number to sixty, the universities obtaining representation by two members, while two additional members were assigned to the counties and three to the burghs; by the Redistribution of Seats Act in 1885 an addition of seven members was made to the representation of the counties and five to that of the burghs, the total representation being raised to seventy-two.

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  • Of these scenes there are seventy-two, beginning with Harold's visit to Bosham on his way to Normandy, and ending with the flight of the English from the battle of Hastings, though the actual end of the strip has perished.

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  • This is a cord, woven by women of the priestly class, composed of seventy-two threads, representing the seventy-two chapters of the Yasna, a portion of the Zend-Avesta, in the sacredness of which the young.

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  • In six years the work was completed in seventy-two volumes, and immediately achieved a general popularity; the publisher made a fortune out of it, and Cantu's royalties amounted, it is said, to 300,000 lire (12,000).

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  • The first contains an explanation of the doctrine of fluxions, and of its application to the quadrature of curves; the second, a classification of seventy-two curves of the third order, with an account of their properties.

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  • He was aged seventy-two when Fleury, he thus obtained the power which had been his un 1726 measured though not ill-calculated ambition.

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  • Their number was fixed at seventy-two by Sixtus IV.

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  • Seventy-two soldiers of the East India Company die as a result of methane poisoning and third-degree ammonia burns.

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  • Methods: Seventy-two traumatically extruded permanent incisors were studied at the Departments of Pediatric Dentistry in Belfast, Newcastle upon Tyne, and Glasgow.

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  • lustreluster wares, the second firing in a reducing kiln lasted for seventy-two hours.

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  • Another paroxysm begins at or near the same hour next day (quotidian ague), which results from a double tertian infection, or the interval may be fortyeight hours (tertian ague), or seventy-two hours (quartan ague).

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  • With seventy-two levels in all the challenges are relentless.

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  • This pill is to be taken within seventy-two hours of unprotected sex, but the sooner the better.

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