How to use Showed in a sentence

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  • He growled and showed his teeth.

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  • He showed Cynthia the paper.

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  • Very soon the green, pointed buds showed signs of opening.

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  • The eyes and face of the sick man showed impatience.

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  • The video game showed two holograms at once, a space battle and a land battle.

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  • The anger showed clearly.

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  • Closer study showed an occasional comma and apostrophe.

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  • By the time Claudette showed up, I knew for sure.

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  • Birth information showed her age at twenty-six.

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  • It wasn't anywhere near the size of Romas's, and the dwelling showed signs of wear and use.

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  • It's taken thousands of years, but I'm glad you finally showed up.

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  • It showed him in battle, his hardened body moving with unearthly speed and agility against enemies that were obscured.

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  • He showed Gabriel the drawing of the different symbols with a sketch of the sun on one end and the ground on the other.

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  • It showed no wear of time.

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  • She assumed it was morning in her grogginess until a squinted peek at their clock showed two AM.

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  • She could count his ribs easily where they showed through the skin of his body, and his head was long and seemed altogether too big for him, as if it did not fit.

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  • The Mangaboo people listened, but showed no great interest.

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  • The sides of the tunnel showed before them like the inside of a long spy-glass, and the floor became more level.

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  • The patches of grass were splinters of wood, and where neither grass nor sawdust showed was a solid wooden flooring.

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  • She turned the leaves and showed them the strange letters.

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  • Howie showed no signs of the anxiety he displayed on round one but his eagerness kept him awake.

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  • Quinn, who remained silent most of the morning, showed increased interest.

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  • Even Quinn showed more positive emotion than previously expressed.

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  • His eyes were dark and warm like Bianca's, his frame just over six feet and still lanky, though he showed signs of starting to fill out.

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  • The exasperation showed on Cynthia's face.

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  • The Wolfman showed up in Mrs. Worthington's trunk and two of her friends, the gift shop owner included, reported a mummy and an assortment of armor.

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  • It was clean but showed fresh blood, and the abrasion looked painful.

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  • We marked the way out of the mine but then he showed us he'd picked up our markings.

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  • Short, dark hair framed a face with plain features that showed the signs of a lifetime of battle.

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  • Hadn't they covered this the night they showed him the picture?

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  • Incidentally, you showed some smarts not calling down to Georgia and getting lost in the cracker barrel.

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  • The distant sky showed signs of growing lighter.

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  • But he showed no sign of life as he took up his position in his corner, and desperation crept through her.

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  • There was no time for Cynthia to talk to her husband, who was busy serving breakfast to the late sleepers while she showed Maria, by hand communication, the upstairs chores of Bird Song.

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  • Martha showed little interest and had said hardly a word.

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  • If the Dawkins group had heard about Martha, none showed a lick of concern.

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  • Helland-Hansen and Nansen showed later that it was improbable that variations in the northerly drift of Atlantic water could be traced directly to variations in the quantity of heat received by the sea from solar radiation.

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  • I told them I was a Wizard, and showed them some easy tricks that amazed them; and when they saw the initials painted on the balloon they called me Oz.

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  • And so the fun went on until the clock showed that it lacked only ten minutes till school would be dismissed.

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  • He showed his disdain for our childishness.

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  • Their actions showed moral ambiguity.

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  • The youth showed her how to stand and hold the weapon while the eldest watched with a sharp eye.

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  • The small undated photo was quite dark but showed a couple, perhaps in their thirties, standing before a church window.

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  • Dean managed the luggage in three trips from their rental car while Cynthia and Fred handled the paper work and showed the women their quarters.

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  • Dean showed the guest his room, the small first floor room beneath the stairs.

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  • Dean hardly had time to detail their day's activities before Cynthia proudly showed him the transcribed text.

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  • I've been a bundle of nerves since Edith Shipton first showed up on our doorstep.

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  • He showed it to me but he wrote on his pad it was yours and he just borrowed it 'cause you left it around.

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  • Dean showed his irritation.

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  • She cut his rope, figuring on hooking back up with that Ryland fellow but then his girlfriend showed up and in no uncertain terms pointed out why that was a dead end.

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  • I don't believe Jerome beat her when she showed up Sunday morning all bruised and cut.

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  • Penny showed me how.

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  • I thought I had you all figured out, and then you showed up with bread.

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  • Then you showed up, feeding the ducks.

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  • Clicking through slides, her commentary sounded dramatic and her gestures showed excitement for the art.

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  • When she showed up at my door, I thought she came to kill me, but she was so understanding and sympathetic.

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  • The rage and hatred she showed that night made perfect sense now.

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  • He could see emotion in his expression that he wasn't aware showed.

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  • Miriam's expression showed deep concern, though she didn't speak.

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  • You showed up at the door at around three-thirty this morning exhausted and hurting.

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  • The cameras in the mountain showed a white haze hugging the ceilings and the unmoving bodies of the men and women in the mountain.

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  • She showed it to him.

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  • When it flashed, she showed him again.

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  • And concern for her well-being, like he showed at the Peak when she hadn't known him from any other army-type.

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  • Dan showed her his viewer with the images he'd taken the day before.

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  • He showed Lana the same scene he'd shown Elise.

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  • He stripped the bandage and showed her the steps again.

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  • She showed him the map, which showed the property as a forty-kilometer stretch along the Seine.

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  • Has Kelli showed you around?

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  • She was happy and healthy, and it showed.

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  • Andre showed no emotion, didn't even seem to see her.

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  • A quick look around the chamber showed no sign of his mate.

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  • She took me upstairs when we were done cleaning up and showed me to my room.

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  • The latest entry dated Monday showed a mileage figure and the starting point of Parkside, Pennsylvania.

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  • Before leaving, Hunter showed Dean the beach across the road where it was presumed Jeffrey Byrne took his last steps on land.

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  • He showed his badge, inches from the man's face.

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  • The look on Baratto's face showed he bought every word Jonathan Winston was saying.

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  • It showed a good looking, much younger man, as Dean guessed it dated from when Byrne was first employed, 15 years earlier.

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  • He was resigned to quietly reading a book until Mrs. Porter the housekeeper showed up a day early, accommodating a family wedding, and Dean's peace began competing with the sounds of a vacuum cleaner and Mrs. Porter's radio music, even worse junk than Fred's usual selections.

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  • Dean ordered a cup and showed her his credentials, but she hardly glanced at them.

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  • If Alfred Nota in his blue Ford was really interested in following Dean, why had the con taken off like a scared rabbit as soon as Dean showed up?

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  • Only the living room showed signs of any activity.

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  • Hunter showed the clerk a pic­ture of Byrne but he couldn't identify him—it was too long ago.

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  • He might not have opened up doors, but he showed us the keyholes where we could peek.

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  • Dean hurriedly left the office before Ethel showed.

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  • Dean showed his badge and after determining Fred was unhurt, returned to the bar.

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  • That's about the time you showed up.

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  • Dean showed his badge and asked about Arthur Atherton.

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  • We thought we'd be cute and not announce it, just in case some interesting candidates showed up here to finish their handi­work.

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  • The scales showed seven pounds less, he was eating baskets of fruit and goody-goody health food, plus he'd laid off the booze completely.

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  • None of Dean's or Fred's listed candidates showed addresses in the east.

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  • How can we be sure he showed up?

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  • The bag was an expensive, down-filled model, and like everything else, showed little if any signs of wear.

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  • True to form, he showed no reaction to the surprise visitor as he casually flipped on the switch, flooding the room in light.

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  • Burgess spoke in a low tone but showed no reluctance to talk.

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  • My ex-wife was supposed to meet me at a friend's place, only she never showed.

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  • I phonied up some stuff on a computer, official-like, from the FBI receipting the dough and showed it to him I thought he bought it but I couldn't be sure.

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  • He showed up suddenly when I was sitting beside the pond.

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  • You showed me something a week ago, a vision on a path I cannot see myself.

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  • They showed me what they can do and wiped out every vamp I have on the East Coast.

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  • Jenn gazed towards the wall, mentally determining her chances at taking on six guardsmen and getting them all over the wall before more came or worse—before Others showed up.

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  • Whatever the exchange between him and Xander meant, he'd showed how strong he'd grown.

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  • He stumbled forward at the impact but showed no other sign of faltering.

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  • Your father showed me mercy and you showed me kindness.

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  • It showed me the world outside of Tiyan.

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  • I showed them this.

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  • Felipa watched the children while Carmen showed the men where she wanted the fence and explained how she wanted the gate in the existing fence.

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  • I showed them the pegs and I have been watching them.

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  • I saw his name on the papers Muldrow showed me when he was telling me how to get here.

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  • It let her amass an army unlike any that had ever existed and showed her the key to victory.

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  • It showed her nothing.

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  • We will show the worlds the same mercy they showed me.

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  • Like, seriously, bit me, she said and showed him the two small scars.

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  • She'd altered her own future, based on what he showed her.

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  • When she ducked out for lunch at noon, the line showed no signs of decreasing in size.

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  • She didn't want to, but Jessi showed up precisely at eight the next morning.

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  • After all, complete strangers showed up at their apartment and used magic to take them to some place halfway across the country.

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  • They're almost untraceable and have even showed up at our compound in Texas.

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  • So he showed me what he can do.

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  • Though he showed no outwards concern, Jonny looked as much at Ashley as he did the Other.

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  • In his concluding years, however, the archbishop showed rather more independence.

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  • Eadberht showed considerable independence in his dealings with the church, and his brother Ecgberht, to whom the well-known letter of Bede is addressed, was from 734 to 766 archbishop of York.

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  • In 1857 Pasteur decisively proved that fermentation was a physiological process, for he showed that the yeast which produced fermentation was no dead mass, as assumed by Liebig, but consisted of living organisms capable of growth and multiplication.

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  • In 1894 and 1895, Fischer, in a remarkable series of papers on the influence of molecular structure upon the action of the enzyme, showed that various species of yeast behave very differently towards solutions of sugars.

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  • Hansen showed that the microscopic appearance of film cells of the same species of Saccharomycetes varies according to the temperature of growth; the limiting temperatures of film formation, as well as the time of its appearance for the different species, also vary.

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  • Commodore Chauncey showed a preference for relying on his long guns, and a disinclination to come to close quarters.

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  • Leo showed special favours to the Jews and permitted them to erect a Hebrew printing-press at Rome.

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  • Galen showed himself anxious to reform the church, but his chief energies were directed to increasing his power and prestige.

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  • During the brief predominance of his party Santarosa showed great decision of character.

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  • Briicke also brought forward an experiment of great importance, in which he showed that gum mastic, precipitated from an alcoholic solution poured into a large quantity of water, scatters light of a blue tint.

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  • It was not until the middle of the 18th century that experiments due to Benjamin Franklin showed that the electric phenomena of the atmosphere are not fundamentally different from those produced in the laboratory.

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  • But it was now that Alexius showed what a poor creature he really was.

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  • Clive showed his appreciation of Hastings's merits by appointing him in 1758 to the important post of resident at the court of Murshidabad.

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  • The latter work was attacked by Burnet and others, but the author showed himself as keen a controversialist as ever.

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  • He signalized his accession by putting to death his brothers and nephews; and gave early proof of resolution by boldly cutting down before their troops two officers who showed signs of insubordination.

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  • From her early years she showed great aptitude for study, an ardent and enthusiastic spirit, and unquestionable talent.

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  • But, like other modern German theologians, he showed a greater disposition to compromise.

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  • He showed indeed none of the avaricious temper so common among the politicians of the time.

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  • He showed great heroism in the defence of Sparta against Epaminondas immediately before the battle of Mantineia (362).

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  • Nine years after a monument, raised by public subscription, in the cemetery of Kensal Green, was inaugurated by Monckton Milnes (Lord Houghton) with a concourse of spectators that showed how well the memory of the poet stood the test of time.

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  • The chivalrous courtesy which he showed to the captive princesses was a favourite theme for later rhetoricians.

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  • But the day showed the ' B attle of Macedonian army equal to the task.

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  • He acted as regent in 1183, but he showed some incapacity in the struggle with Saladin, and was deprived of all right of succession.

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  • The event showed that he judged the situation rightly - the religious scheme announced by him, though not accepted in all its details, became the dominant policy of the later time, and he has been justly called ' The stricter marriage law is formulated in Lev.

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  • The king pardoned her and in every way showed respect for her.

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  • For eighteen years he showed himself no unworthy adversary of Sulla, Lucullus and Pompey.

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  • The statistics presented at the last showed that the Church during the preceding decade had gained about a million members and three million adherents.

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  • Although Aventinus did not definitely adopt the reformed faith, he sympathized with the reformers and their teaching, and showed a strong dislike for the monks.

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  • It is pathetic and yet inspiring to study the development of Presbyterianism in France; pathetic because it was in a time of fierce persecution that the French Protestants organized themselves into churches, and inspiring, because it showed the power which scriptural organization gave them to withstand incessant, unrelenting hostility.

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  • In 1904 official estimates, based on immigration and emigration returns and upon registered births and deaths, both of which are admittedly defective, showed a population increased to 5,410,028, and a small diminution in the rate of annual increase from 1895 to 1904 as compared with 18.69-1895.

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  • Considering the circumstances in which General Roca assumed office, it must be admitted that he showed great moderation and used the practically absolute power that he possessed to establish a strong central government, and to initiate a national policy, which aimed at furthering the prosperity and development of the whole country.

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  • No change was made in official methods, and the condition of affairs drifted from bad to worse, until the temper of the people, so long and so sorely tried, showed plainly that the situation had become insufferable.

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  • Flax and hemp showed a decreasing acreage from 1881 onwards.

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  • A series of fresh depositions were sent in against her, and in June 1679 it was decided that she must stand her trial; but she was protected by the king, who in this instance showed unusual chivalry and earned her gratitude.

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  • During Charles's last illness in 1685 she showed great anxiety for his reconciliation with the Romish Church, and it was probably effected largely through her influence.

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  • At Rome the hope of an alliance was encouraged, but on condition that Bocchus showed himself deserving of it.

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  • Weber showed that the specific heat increases rapidly with increasing temperature.

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  • He fought with success in Italy, but was chiefly noted for the severity he showed in suppressing and punishing a rising in Brescia.

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  • It was, for instance, asserted that he caused women who showed any sympathy with the insurgents to be whipped.

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  • He showed that not only as regards beasts, but also as regards birds, these regions are thus sharply limited.

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  • The census of 1901 showed that about 83% of the whole population and more than 91% of the population over five years of age could read and write.

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  • He states that Bishop Caldwell,' whom he calls " the great missionary scholar of the Dravidian tongue," showed that the south and western Australian tribes use almost the same words for " I, thou, he, we, you, as the Dravidian fishermen on the Madras coast."

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  • In spite of the official rebuff received from the mother-country, the Australian ministry, in drawing up the new Federal tariff, gave a substantial preference to British imports, and thus showed their willingness to go farther.

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  • All the Swedish commanders showed remarkable ability, but the chief glory of the day indisputably belongs to Charles XI.

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  • Athenion sent him with some troops to Delos, to plunder the treasures of the temple, but he showed little military capacity.

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  • In the course of a bloody insurrection in Catalonia, which ended in the bombardment of Barcelona, Ferdinand de Lesseps showed the most persistent bravery, rescuing from death, without distinction, the men belonging to the rival factions, and protecting and sending away not only the Frenchmen who were in danger, but foreigners of all nationalities.

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  • He showed, while making the Suez Canal, what a gift he possessed for levying the pacific armies he conducted.

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  • Thus, if x= horned and y = sheep, then the successive acts of election represented by x and y, if performed on unity, give the whole of the class horned sheep. Boole showed that elective symbols of this kind obey the same primary laws of combination as algebraical symbols, whence it followed that they could be added, subtracted, multiplied and even divided, almost exactly in the same manner as numbers.

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  • Given any propositions involving any number of terms, Boole showed how, by the purely symbolic treatment of the premises, to draw any conclusion logically contained in those premises.

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  • This Committee consists of 75 members, sending representatives to Moscow to the meetings of the Central Committee of the All-Russian Federation of Soviet Republics, but the Turkestan Republic showed itself very little inclined to accept the control which the Central Committee at Moscow endeavoured to maintain.

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  • In his attitude towards Arabi, the would-be saviour of Egypt, Abd-ul-Hamid showed less than his usual astuteness, and the resulting consolidation of England's hold over the country contributed still further to his estrangement from Turkey's old ally.

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  • He showed that the heat motion of particles, which is too small to be perceptible when these particles are large, and which cannot be observed in molecules since these themselves are too small, must be perceptible when the particles are just large enough to be visible and gave complete equations which enable the masses themselves to be deduced from the motions of these particles.

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  • The researches of Liebig (1823), Liebig and Gay-Lussac (1824), and of Liebig again in 1838 showed the acid to be isomeric with cyanic acid, and probably (Hcno) 2, since it gave mixed and acid salts.

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  • The same year he was named one of the justices of the peace for his borough; and on the grant of a new charter showed great zeal in defending the rights of the commoners, and succeeded in procuring an alteration in the charter in their favour, exhibiting much warmth of temper during the dispute and being committed to custody by the privy council for angry words spoken against the mayor, for which he afterwards apologized.

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  • He showed extraordinary energy, resource and military talent in stemming the advance of the royalists, who now followed up their victories by advancing into the association; he defeated them at Gainsborough on the 28th of July, and managed a masterly retreat before overwhelming numbers to Lincoln, while the victory on the 11th of October at Winceby finally secured the association, and maintained the wedge which prevented the junction of the royalists in the north with the king in the south.

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  • Cromwell was not the originator of this act, but showed his approval of it by taking his seat among the fifty or sixty Independent members who remained.

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  • He treated the Levellers with some severity and showed his instinctive dislike to revolutionary proposals.

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  • This assembly, however, soon showed itself impracticable and incapable, and on the 12th of December the speaker, followed by the more moderate members, marched to Whitehall and returned their powers to Cromwell, while the rest were expelled by the army.

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  • These ordinances in many instances showed the hand of the true statesman.

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  • Cromwell was essentially a conservative reformer; in his attempts to purge the court of chancery of its most flagrant abuses, and to settle the ecclesiastical affairs of the nation, he showed himself anxious to retain as much of the existing system as could be left untouched without doing positive evil.

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  • These crude ideas of Cromwell's character were extinguished by Macaulay's irresistible logic, by the publication of Cromwell's letters by Carlyle in 1845, which showed Cromwell clearly to be "not a man of falsehoods, but a man of truth"; and by Gardiner, whom, however, it is somewhat difficult to follow when he represents Cromwell as "a typical Englishman."

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  • About the same time Davy showed that two pieces of ice could be melted by rubbing them together in a vacuum, although everything surrounding them was at a temperature below the freezing point.

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  • Now, we know that the number of electrochemical equivalents electrolysed is proportional to the whole amount of electricity which passed through the circuit, and the product of this by the electromotive force of the battery is the work done by the latter, so that in this case also Joule showed that the heat generated was proportional to the work done.

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  • This showed that Mayer's assumption was true.

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  • The great blot on his memory is his cruelty, which at times was frightful, and showed itself in its full fierceness in the punishment of persons accused of witchcraft, soothsaying or magical practices.

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  • The experience of the telegraph companies in the United Kingdom, moreover, showed that a uniform rate, irrespective of distance, of Is.

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  • Morse showed, by experiments made in 1842 on a canal at Washington, that it was possible to interrupt the metallic electric circuit in two places and yet retain power of electric Morse.

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  • In this manner Trowbridge showed that signalling might be carried on over considerable distances by electric conduction through the earth or water between places not metallically connected.

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  • But, as Branly showed, it is not universally true that the action of an electric wave is to reduce the resistance of a tube of powdered metal or cause the particles to cohere.

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  • Marconi exhibited in October 1900 this apparatus in action, and showed that two or more receivers of different tunes could be connected to the same antenna and made to respond separately and simultaneously to the action of separate but tuned transmitters.

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  • He showed that in a simple Marconi antenna the variations of potential are a maximum at the insulated top and a minimum at the base, whilst the current amplitudes are a maximum at the top earthed end and zero at the top end.

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  • The important results obtained showed that a weapon of great power had been provided for assisting naval warfare.

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  • He showed that if an antenna were constructed with a short part of its length vertical and the greater part horizontal, the lower end of the vertical part being earthed, and if oscillations were created in it, electric waves were sent out most powerfully in the plane of the antenna and in the direction opposite to that in which the free end pointed.

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  • Also he showed that if such an antenna had its horizontal part swivelled round into various directions the current created in a distant receiver antenna varied with the azimuth, and when plotted out in the form of a polar curve gave a curve of a peculiar figure-of-8 shape.

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  • Marconi also showed that if such a bent receiving antenna was used the greatest oscillations were created in it when its insulated end pointed directly away from the sending station.

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  • In 1831 Wheatstone by his " magic lyre" experiment showed that, when the sounding-boards of two musical instruments are connected together by a rod of pine wood, a tune played on one will be faithfully reproduced by the other.

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  • In the specification of the patent applied for on the list of July 1877 he showed a sketch of an instrument which consisted of a diaphragm, with a small platinum patch in the centre for an electrode, against which a hard point, made of plumbago powder cemented together with india-rubber and vulcanized, was pressed by a long spring, the pressure of the carbon against the platinum disk being adjusted by a straining screw near the base of the spring.

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  • Oliver Heaviside showed mathematically that uniformly-distributed inductance in a telephone line would diminish both attenuation and distortion, and that if the inductance were great enough and the insulation resistance not too high the circuit would be distortionless, while currents of all frequencies would be equally attenuated.

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  • Pupin showed that by placing inductance coils in circuit, at distances apart of less than half the length of the shortest component wave to be transmitted, a non-uniform conductor could be made approximately equal to a uniform conductor.

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  • The study of telephone economics showed that the proper basis for charging was the " message-mile," on the theory that the user should pay according to the facilities offered and the extent to which he made use of them.

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  • The years' working of the whole telephone system of the Post Office showed a balance of £451,787 after payment of the working expenses, while the estimated amount required to provide for depreciation of plant and interest at 3 per cent.

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  • By their sufferings no less than by their deeds of daring, her citizens showed themselves to be sublime, devoted and disinterested, winning the purest laurels which give lustre to Italian story.

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  • A fortnight later his consort Caroline arrived, and soon showed a vigour and restlessness of spirit which frequently clashed with the dictates of her brother, the emperor and the showy, unsteady policy of her consort.

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  • Eugene Beauharnais, viceroy of the kingdom of Italy, showed both constancy and courage; but after the battle of Leipzig (October 1619, 1813) his power crumbled away under the assaults of the now victorious Austrians.

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  • Notwithstanding this prospective loss of revenue, parliament showed great reluctance to vote any new impost, although hardly a year previously it had sanctioned (3oth June 1879) Depretiss scheme for spending during the next eighteen years 43,200,000 in building 5000 kilometres of railway, an expenditure not wholly justified by the importance of the lines, and useful principally as a source of electoral sops for the constituents of ministerial deputies.

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  • Though Depretis, at the end of his life in 1887, showed signs of repenting of the confusion thus created, he had established a parliamentary system destined largely to sterilize and vitiate the political life of Italy.

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  • On the 17th of April a general railway strike was ordered by the union, but owing to the action of the authorities, who for once showed energy, the traffic was carried on, Other disturbances of a serious character occurred among the steelworkers of Terni, at Grammichele in Sicily and at Alessandria.

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  • In October the rate of exchange was at par, the premium on gold had disappeared, and by the end of the year the budget showed a surplus of sixteen millions.

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  • In foreign affairs Danby showed a stronger grasp of essentials.

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  • It showed weakness, but it added nothing to whatever immorality there might be in successively taking two incompatible oaths.

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  • At the two Diets held by him, at Kassa and Talya, in 1683, the estates, though not uninfluenced by his personal charm, showed some want of confidence in him, fearing lest he might sacrifice the national independence to the Turkish alliance.

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  • Other towns showed also that their sympathies were with the insurgents, and John was forced to his knees.

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  • His first works, Theorie des lois criminelles (1781) and Bibliotheque philosophique du legislateur (1782), were on the philosophy of law, and showed how thoroughly Brissot was imbued with the ethical precepts of Rousseau.

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  • The natives showed their usual hostility, killing all stragglers.

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  • The Hertwigs when they discovered the endoderm-lamella showed on morphological grounds that polyp and medusa are independent types, each produced by modification in different directions of a more primitive type represented in development by the actinulastage.

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  • But a little consideration showed that, though Lamarck had seized what, as far as it goes, is a true cause of modification, it is a cause the actual effects of which are wholly inadequate to account for any considerable modification in animals, and which can have no influence at all in the vegetable world; and probably nothing contributed so much to discredit evolution, in the early part of the 29th century, as the floods of easy ridicule which were poured upon this part of Lamarck's speculation.

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  • At the conclave Francesco, Todeschini-Piccolomini was elected as Pius III., and he showed every disposition to be peaceful and respectable, but he was old, and in bad health.

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  • He showed no illwill towards Cesare, but declared that the latter's territories must be restored to the church, for "we desire the honour of recovering what our predecessors have wrongfully alienated."

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  • But he showed the magnanimity of his nature by at once admitting Verus as his partner, giving him the tribunician and proconsular powers, and the titles Caesar and Augustus.

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  • Berthollet's theoretical views regarding the composition of the metallic oxides, and he also showed Berthollet's "zoonic acid" to be impure acetic acid (1802); but Berthollet (q.v.), so far from resenting these corrections from a younger man, invited him to become a member of the Societe d'Arcueil.

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  • During his long service as a lieutenant he took part in the bombardment of Tripoli, and on a subsequent occasion showed great firmness in resisting the seizure of a seaman as an alleged deserter from the British navy, his ship at the time lying under the guns of Gibraltar.

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  • Bernini showed his design to Wren, but would not let him copy it, though, as he said, he "would have given his skin" to be allowed to do so.

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  • In the design of spires Wren showed much taste and wonderful power of invention.

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  • Though this at first met with some acceptance, Strasburger showed that the action goes on in great lengths of stem the cells of which have been killed by poison or by the action of heat.

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  • The relationship thus existing he showed to be mutually beneficial, each at one time or another supplying the necessities of the other.

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  • He showed further, that the increase of common salt in the soil is correlated with a reduction in the number and size of the chlo,-oplastids, and therefore in the amount of chlorophyll.

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  • He showed that all the organs of plants are built up of cells, that the plant embryo originates from a single cell, and that the physiological activities of the plant are dependent upon the individual activities of these vital units.

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  • Watson showed that Scotland primarily, and to a less extent the north of England, possessed species which do not reach the south.

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  • The treatises on physical geography by Mrs Mary Somerville and Sir John Herschel (the lattewritten for the eighth edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica) showed the effect produced in Great Britain by the stimulus of Humboldt's work.

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  • Some of his followers showed a tendency to look on geography rather as an auxiliary to history than as a study of intrinsic worth.

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  • The Ptolemies in Egypt showed equal anxiety to extend the bounds of geographical knowledge.

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  • By the device of a hypsographic curve co-ordinating the vertical relief and the areas of the earth's surface occupied by each zone of elevation, according to the system introduced by Supan, 2 Wagner showed his results graphically.

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  • Davy showed that they were oxides of various metals.

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  • He now caused them to build a great capital, Ecbatana, with a royal palace, and introduced the ceremonial of oriental courts; he surrounded himself with a guard and no longer showed' himself to the people, but gave his judgments in writing and controlled the people by officials and spies.

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  • In these African campaigns Sulla showed that he knew how to win the confidence of his soldiers, and throughout his career the secret of his success seems to have been the enthusiastic devotion of his troops, whom he continued to hold well in hand, while allowing them to indulge in plundering and all kinds of excess.

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  • His biographers state that he showed himself from the beginning very earnest in austere life and humility; and he became a recognized example of the virtues of a Dominican.

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  • Though a Protestant, he supported the government of Mary of Guise, showed himself violently anti-English, and led a raid into England, subsequently in 1559 meeting the English commissioners and signing articles for peace on the border.

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  • On the 7th of October he was dangerously wounded, and the queen showed her anxiety for his safety by riding 40 miles to visit him, incurring a severe illness.

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  • After every deduction it remains true that no contemporary showed equal genius as a colonial statesman, or in this 'department rendered equal service to his country.

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  • When the port of Boston was closed by Great Britain in 1774 the bell of the old First Parish Church (Unitarian) of Portland (built 1740; the present building dates from 1825) was muffled and rung from morning till night, and in other ways the town showed its sympathy for the patriot cause.

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  • His eldest son Charles (1536-1624), lord admiral of England in 1585, sailed as commander in chief against the Spanish Armada, and, although giving due weight to the counsel of Drake and his other officers, showed himself a leader as prudent as courageous.

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  • To foreigners, especially Christians, he showed a spirit of tolerance; two Englishmen, Sir Anthony and Sir Robert Shirley, or Sherley, were admitted to his confidence.

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  • Biltz (Ber., 1888, 21, p. 2013; 1901, 34, p. 2490) showed that the vapour density decreased with the temperature, and also depended on the pressure.

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  • Schonbein subsequently showed the solution possessed reducing properties.

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  • When he visited Rome with Gunibald, king of the Burgundians, he took him to Boetius, who showed them, amongst other mechanical contrivances, a sun-dial and a water-clock.

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  • He broke new ground and showed great skill as a translator in his Traduction de quelques morceaux choisis de Tacite.

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  • In the Maori wars they showed much strategic skill, and their knowledge of fortification was very remarkable.

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  • Ivan III., notwithstanding the influence of his Greek consort, showed some respect for the ancient traditions and the susceptibilities of those around him, but his successor Basil did not follow his father's example.

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  • Ivan did not display much military talent, but he showed a remarkable amount of tenacity.

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  • In adopting foreign innovations, he showed, like the Japanese of the present day, no sentimental preference for any particular nation, and was ready to borrow from the Germans, Dutch, English, Swedes or French whatever seemed best suited for his purpose.

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  • Her hatred of Germans showed itself likewise in her persistent struggle with Frederick the Great, which cost Russia 300,000 men and 30 millions of roubles - an enormous sum for those days - but in the choice of a successor she could not follow her natural inclinations, for among the few descendants of Michael Romanov there was no one, even in the female line, who could be called a genuine Russian.

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  • The local self-government institutions after a short period of feverish and not always well-directed activity, showed symptoms of organic exhaustion.

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  • When Nicholas an influential deputation from the province of Tver, which had long enjoyed a reputation for liberalism, ventured to hint in a loyal address that the time had come for changes in the existing autocratic regime, they received a reply which showed that the emperor had no intention of making any such changes.

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  • The second Duma, which met on the 5th of March 1907, avoided some of the mistakes of its predecessor, but as a legislative assembly it showed itself equally incompetent, and a large section of its members were implicated in a well-organized attempt to spread sedition in the army by revolutionary propaganda.

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  • However, in November 1411 Henry showed that he was still capable of vigorous action by discharging the prince and his supporters.

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  • The investigation of Carpenter on unconscious cerebration and of Faraday on unconscious muscular action showed early in the movement that it was not necessary to look outside the medium's own personality for the explanation of even intelligent communications unconsciously conveyed through table-tilting, automatic writing and trance-speaking - provided the matter communicated was not beyond the range of the medium's own knowledge or powers.

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  • From his youth he was diligent in his studies and a great reader, and during his college life showed a marked talent for extemporaneous speaking.

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  • To this is united the noble ideal of the suffering servant, which serves both as a contribution to the great problem of suffering as purifying and vicarious and as the interpretation to the mind of the nation itself of that nation's true function in the future, a lesson which the actual future showed that Israel was slow to receive.

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  • After graduating honourably in 1814 he entered his father's office as a student of law; but in January 1815 the uninjured eye showed dangerous symptoms of inflammation.

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  • He was now over fifty and his sight showed serious symptoms of enfeeblement.

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  • Caird wrote also an excellent study of Spinoza, in which he showed the latent Hegelianism of the great Jewish philosopher.

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  • She, and not the king, probably was the author of the petty persecutions inflicted upon Catherine and upon the princess Mary, and her jealousy of the latter showed itself in spiteful malice.

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  • The anarchy of the last months of the commonwealth converted him to royalism, and he showed great activity in bringing about the Restoration.

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  • In the bitter religious controversies of the time Anglesey showed great moderation and toleration.

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  • It was at Strassburg that he published his remarkable volume La Cite antique (1864), in which he showed forcibly the part played by religion in the political and social evolution of Greece and Rome.

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  • The result of this enormous labour, albeit worthy of a great historian, clearly showed that the author lacked all sense of historical proportion.

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  • Though perfectly free from any trace of envy or ill-will, he yet showed on fit occasion his contempt for that pseudo-science which seeks for the applause of the ignorant by professing to reduce the whole system of the universe to a fortuitous sequence of uncaused events.

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  • The labours of Golgi, Marchiafava, Celli and others established the nature of the parasite and its behaviour in the blood; they proved the fact, guessed by Rasori so far back as 1846, that the periodical febrile paroxysm corresponds with the development of the organisms; and they showed that the different forms of malarial fever have their distinct parasites, and consequently fall into distinct groups,.

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  • Yet in the course of the crusade he showed himself not unsubmissive to Innocent III., who was entirely opposed to such a diversion.

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  • Though he was not actually defeated, his death in the pass of Muradel in the Sierra Morena, while on his way back to Toledo, occurred in circumstances which showed that no man could be what he claimed to be - "king of the men of the two religions."

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  • To what extent specific Babylonian influence showed itself in other directions is not completely known.

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  • His son Amaziah had some difficulty in gaining the kingdom and showed unwonted leniency in sparing the children of his father's murderers.

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  • On this bloody sabbath the priests showed a devotion to their worship which matched the inaction of the fighting men.

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  • In violation of the Law he married a brother's widow, who had already borne children, and in general he showed himself so fierce and tyrannical that the Jews joined with the Samaritans to accuse him before the emperor.

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  • Pharisaic Judaism, put to the severest test to which a religious system has ever been subject, showed itself able to control and idealize life in all its phases.

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  • The high commissioner, true to his reputation as a prudent statesman and astute politician, showed great skill in dealing with the situation.

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  • Throughout the Ministry Mr. Henderson showed himself resolved on a strenuous prosecution of the war.

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  • Afterwards, seeing the trend of events, he showed some uneasiness and hesitation.

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  • This involved constant contact with officials of the warring countries, especially those of Germany, but he soon showed that the work was entirely neutral.

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  • Augustus, who showed neither talent nor inclination for government, was content to leave Poland under the influence of Russia, and Saxony to the rule of his ministers.

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  • During the Russo-Japanese War he served in the Red Cross and in the Municipal Union for the organization of hospitals; he was left to take care of the Russian wounded after the battle of Moukden, and showed much dignity and efficiency in the performance of his arduous duties.

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  • While using the same language as the Babylonians, the Assyrians had an individuality which showed itself in art and religion.

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  • Though Greek and Slavonic almost ceased to be written languages under Turkish rule, Europeans showed no disposition to replace them by Ottoman or Arabic literature.

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  • However, he regarded St Anselm as his friend, and he showed the customary liberality to religious houses.

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  • His failure to control the theorizers showed Mirabeau, after the removal of the king and the Assembly to Paris, that his eloquence would not enable him to guide the Assembly by himself, and that he must therefore try to get some support.

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  • He further showed himself helpful in arranging difficulties which at times arose in connexion with the lesser chiefs of his province.

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  • He showed the revolutionary and unpractical character of any doctrine such as nullification based on the assumption that the general government was the agent of the state legislatures.

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  • The universal expression of respect and admiration at the time of Webster's death showed that he had retained the confidence of his people.

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  • The king knew that Matthew was writing a history, and showed some anxiety that it should be as exact as possible.

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  • The people, notwithstanding their German origin, showed a very strong feeling against the invaders, and in no part of France was the enemy resisted with greater stubbornness.

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  • He was elected a Perse scholar in 1628, and fellow of his college in 1633, but the best evidence of his diligence as a student is the enormous learning of which he showed so easy a command in after years.

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  • In systematic chemistry, sodium hyposulphite is a salt of hyposulphurous acid, to which Schutzenberger gave the formula H 2 S0 2, but which Bernthsen showed to be H 2 S 2 0 4.

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  • Turgot showed great firmness and decision in repressing the riots, and was loyally supported by the king throughout.

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  • The scientific and mechanical improvements of the first half of the century were widely adopted, while the prices of the protectionist period showed little decline.

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  • As a speaker Mill was somewhat hesitating, pausing occasionally as if to recover the thread of his argument, but he showed great readiness in extemporaneous debate.

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  • Spengel showed that the parabranchia of Gastropods is the typical olfactory organ or osphradium in a highly developed condition.

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  • As a boy he showed evidence of remarkable talents, and his father Leonidas gave him an excellent education.

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  • Apart from decided signs of proficiency in mathematics, he showed no special ability.

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  • Bonaparte's imperious nature also showed itself in family matters, which he ruled with a high hand.

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  • But an inspection of his antecedents showed the many irregularities of his conduct as officer and led to his name being erased from the list of general officers (September 15th).

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  • At Campo Formio he showed himself the first diplomatist of the age, and the arbiter of the destinies of Europe.

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  • Gohier and Moulin, on refusing to retire, were placed under a military guard; and General Moreau showed his political incapacity by discharging this duty, for the benefit of Bonaparte.

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  • The latter body would, however, have the power to "absorb" the head of the state if he showed signs of ambition.

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  • He let it be known that he strongly disapproved of their proposal to elect Count Melzi, the Italian statesman most suitable for the post; and a hint given by Talleyrand showed the reason for his disapproval.

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  • Other official addresses of the same general tenour flowed in; and even the tribunate showed its docility by proposing that the imperial dignity should be declared hereditary in the family of Bonaparte (3rd of May).

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  • He showed his sense of the value of Fouche's services in exploiting the royalist plot of1803-1804by reconstituting the ministry of police and bestowing it upon him.

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  • On the 7th of June he issued a decree conferring the dignity of viceroy on Eugene de Beauharnais, his stepson; but everything showed that Napoleon's will was to be law; and the great powers at once saw that Napoleon's promise to keep the crowns of France and Italy separate was meaningless.

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  • The imperious terms in which this decree was couched and its misleading reference to the British maritime code showed that Napoleon believed in the imminent collapse of his sole remaining enemy.

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  • If the story is correct, his acts at Bayonne showed once more his custom of biding his time in order to take an overwhelming revenge.

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  • In the Danubian campaign of 1809 he succeeded; but the stubborn defence of Austria, the heroic efforts of the Tirolese and the spasmodic efforts which foreboded a national rising in Germany, showed that the whole aspect of affairs was changing, even in central Europe, where rulers and peoples had hitherto been as wax under the impress of his will.

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  • But when he left parliamentary affairs behind, and took the field, he showed nearly all the power both of initiative and of endurance which marked his masterpiece, the campaign of 1814.

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  • Throughout life Carteret not only showed a keen love of the classics, but a taste for, and a knowledge of, modern languages and literatures.

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  • If we are to accept and profit by Dorpfeld's nomenclature, we must be satisfied that, in their later historic habitats, both Lycians and Carians showed unmistakable signs of having formerly possessed the civilizations attributed to them in prehistoric times - signs which research has hitherto wholly failed to find.

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  • Here Mr. Churchill showed that he appreciated the situation better than the majority of his colleagues.

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  • This attitude he showed clearly when he attended the council of Basel as legate of Eugenius IV.

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  • The extraordinary merits of this book, and the admirable fidelity to his principles which Professor Burmeister showed in the difficult task of editing it, were unfortunately overlooked for many years, and perhaps are not sufficiently recognised now.

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  • During his brief administration Vitellius showed indications of a desire to govern wisely, but he was completely under the control of Valens and Caecina, who for their own ends encouraged him in a course of vicious excesses which threw his better qualities into the background.

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  • Venice was now brought face to face with the Franks under their powerful sovereign, who soon showed that he intended to claim the lagoons as part of his new kingdom.

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  • The scientific training which Bacon had received, mainly from the study of the Arab writers, showed him the manifold defects in the systems reared by these doctors.

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  • The Kaffir chief who had accompanied him to England joined the enemy; and many of his converts showed that his efforts on their behalf had effected no change in their character.

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  • The great English writers of Queen Anne's reign seem to have been but little known in the colony, and the local literature, though changed somewhat in character, showed but scant improvement.

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  • Within two years the whole area, solidly rebuilt and with widened and straightened streets, showed no traces of the ruin except an appearance superior in all respects to that presented before the fire.

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  • Philip was by nature dull and phlegmatic. He had learnt morality from Fenelon's teaching, and showed himself throughout his life strongly adverse to the moral laxity of his grandfather and of most of the princes of his time.

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  • He showed courage on the field of battle, both in Italy and Spain, during the War of the Spanish Succession, and was flattered by his courtiers with the title of El Animoso, or the spirited.

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  • Swammerdam, however, showed the presence under the larval cuticle of the pupal structures.

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  • Examination showed that although the weevil attacked the young buds these did not drop off, but that a special growth of tissue inside the bud frequently killed the grub.

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  • Various elements in the Republican party, nevertheless, had stoutly opposed their appointment, so that the President's choice showed that he was prepared to exert his independence of party managers and to insist upon administrative efficiency.

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  • Maurice soon showed himself to be a general second in skill to none of his contemporaries.

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  • A Russian traveller, Peter Kalm, in his work on America, published in 1748, showed on a map the oil springs of Pennsylvania, and about the same time Raicevich referred to the " liquid bitumen " of Rumania.

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  • In their application, which was unsuccessful, they stated that they had taught the Don Cossacks to " change black naphtha into white," and showed by a drawing, preserved in the archives of the Caucasian government, how this was achieved.

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  • The instant cries of Deus volt which answered the note showed that Urban had struck aright.

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  • In the organization of its system of justice the kingdom showed its most characteristic features.

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  • But what the Third Crusade showed most clearly was that the crusading movement was being lost to the papacy, and becoming part of the demesne of the secular state - organized by the state on its own basis of taxation, and conducted by the state according to its own method of negotiation.

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  • The period of warfare over, the Basuto turned their attention more and more to agricultural pursuits and also showed themselves very receptive of missionary influence.

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  • Nearly three-fourths of the farms, in 1900, were cultivated by their owners, but the cash tenantry system showed an increase of 100% since 1890, being most extensively used in the cotton counties.

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  • The sweet potato and pea-nut crops have also become very valuable; on the other hand the Census of 1900 showed a decline in acreage and production of cotton.

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  • The succeeding years, however, 1825-1828, showed a serious set-back, due to the lack of discipline.

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  • The results showed that it must have been one of the most imposing and handsome in India; and it is especially important now from the large number of inscriptions found upon it.

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