Single sentence examples

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  • A single image can end a war.

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  • Could he then merge two souls together into a single body?

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  • But not a single person appeared to be in the room.

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  • To be intoxicated by a single glass of wine; I have experienced this pleasure when I have drunk the liquor of the esoteric doctrines.

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  • He whipped off his belt and added it to the rest of his belongings, leaving a single knife strapped to his thigh.

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  • A single word comes to mind.

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  • Just now, my dear, there is not a single warrior in your company.

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  • "For a single kiss?" she asked.

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  • All the roads were hidden, not a single landmark was visible, only a waste of snow with trees rising out of it.

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  • The single word was terse and the eyes reflected sincerity.

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  • I will not make peace as long as a single armed enemy remains in my country!

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  • For a moment his gaze ran over her face, and then it found her eyes, probing her mind without revealing a single thought of his.

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  • We stick a bunch of seeds in the ground and then treat a thousand acres of corn pretty much as a single unit.

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  • Sure, and you haven't entertained a single romantic thought about him?

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  • The four freight wagons pulled into a single line behind her.

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  • Choose whichever of those you are comfortable with, but let me illustrate with a single example.

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  • She'd never known the power of a single touch until everyone who touched her hurt her!

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  • As they stopped to catch their breath, Dean noticed his rope was down to a single coil.

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  • War, poverty, misery, and nearly one hundred million people dead came from what essentially was a single wrong turn.

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  • How could we live with their deaths if we hadn't done every single thing possible?

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  • The Internet does not, like the car, have a single essence.

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  • The boy was the son of a dirt-poor single mother.

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  • It can be a jumble of voices: politicians and corporations, celebrities, religious figures, and opinion leaders, a million conversations in a single room.

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  • Do you think everything they have done has been with the single ambition of getting third-party information out of you?

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  • The single word spoken by Davis held a tone that silenced Royce like a slap to the mouth.

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  • She shivered at the memory of her interaction with a single soul.

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  • The Emperor, though he met him twice, did not favor him with a single word.

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  • For five weeks after that there was not a single battle.

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  • The people had a single aim: to free their land from invasion.

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  • Coming out onto a field under the enemy's fire, this brave general went straight ahead, leading his men under fire, without considering in his agitation whether going into action now, with a single division, would be of any use or no.

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  • After shaking the dice again, for turns in the single bathroom, we climbed the stairs to our rooms.

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  • I must have cried out as everyone crowded around the single viewing unit.

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  • "I was engaged for a while, but that … well, single, both of us," she said with a frown.

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  • Her face warmed at how desperate she'd been for a single drop of him, to feel him inside her while his fangs sank into her neck.

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  • Now the number is in the single digits.

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  • A single bell sat on the counter.

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  • The judge liked that option rather than jailing a single mom.

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  • The moon will not sour milk nor taint meat of mine, nor will the sun injure my furniture or fade my carpet; and if he is sometimes too warm a friend, I find it still better economy to retreat behind some curtain which nature has provided, than to add a single item to the details of housekeeping.

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  • It is certainly possible to conceive of a single day without war.

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  • Remember my earlier statement that a farmer treats a thousand acres of corn as a single entity because it is not cost effective to deal with each corn stalk separately?

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  • Except your Kutuzov, there is not a single Russian in command of a column!

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  • Not a single muscle of his face--which in those days was still thin--moved.

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  • But neither they nor a single commanding officer were there, only disorganized crowds of troops of various kinds.

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  • The sensation of those terrible whistling sounds and of the corpses around him merged in Rostov's mind into a single feeling of terror and pity for himself.

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  • He took the guitar a little above the fingerboard, arching his left elbow with a somewhat theatrical gesture, and, with a wink at Anisya Fedorovna, struck a single chord, pure and sonorous, and then quietly, smoothly, and confidently began playing in very slow time, not My Lady, but the well-known song: Came a maiden down the street.

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  • What would she not have given to bring back even a single day of that time!

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  • From all these reports it was evident that where they had expected to meet a single division there was now the whole French army marching from Moscow in an unexpected direction--along the Kaluga road.

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  • The squadron crossed the bridge and drew out of range of fire without having lost a single man.

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  • And the impulses felt by a single person are always magnified in a crowd.

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  • He feels that however impossible it may be, it is so, for without this conception of freedom not only would he be unable to understand life, but he would be unable to live for a single moment.

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  • What made you single out that room?

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  • Everyone was tired so after perfunctory greetings over a single glass of wine for those of us drinking, we retreated to our sleeping quarters.

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  • Martha and Quinn were readying for our restaurant dinner in their room and Betsy was upstairs usurping the single bathroom.

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  • Howie remained obsessed that he'd failed to nail the culprit and when he heard of this later case, he begged Quinn to take enough time away from his wife and new daughter for a single session.

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  • In a single motion, she tugged open her robe and nightgown, baring both breasts, pressing Claire to her right side.

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  • Her mother moved to her side, as close as her single restraint allowed.

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  • We got lucky and pulled a single finger print from the rest room door.

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  • The single portal was a thick wooden door that he secured with an equally thick board that fitted across the entire opening on the outside.

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  • There was a single mattress in one corner and a thin blanket.

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  • Molly woke me with a rib crushing hug as she pointed to a single star-like dot of light gloriously hanging above us!

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  • Gabriel.s small cottage was lit by a single candle that cast light on a collection of weapons along one wall and a few books on a bookshelf on another.

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  • Remember the notion that the Internet wouldn't turn out to be only for one purpose—that while my car is clearly for taking me places, the Internet won't be for doing one single task, but many?

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  • Why, you yourself seem to think that I taught you American braille, when you do not know a single letter in the system!

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  • And so, one by one, the nine tiny piglets were pushed together until but a single one of the creatures remained.

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  • And my system will come back with a single answer, something like, You should go to Tommaso's on Kearny Street.

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  • Just fancy, he didn't let me win a single cahd, not one cahd.

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  • Lisa showered and crawled into the single bed in the guestroom.

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  • Jackson had already begun pouring a rare single malt.

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  • A single tear slid unchecked down his cheek, but his expression remained stoic.

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  • She couldn't remember a single time when they were wrong.

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  • Then I'll stay single.

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  • After all, he was the single most powerful immortal on the planet, and the oldest.

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  • The interpunct is double with the Umbrian alphabet, single and medial with the Latin.

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  • The movement began in a single family.

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  • Radula with a median tooth and a single FIG.

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  • Sometimes he consoled himself with the thought that he was only living this life temporarily; but then he was shocked by the thought of how many, like himself, had entered that life and that club temporarily, with all their teeth and hair, and had only left it when not a single tooth or hair remained.

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  • Balashev remembered these words, "So long as a single armed foe remains on Russian soil," but some complex feeling restrained him.

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  • As there was not a single town or large village in the vicinity of the camp, the immense number of generals and courtiers accompanying the army were living in the best houses of the villages on both sides of the river, over a radius of six miles.

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  • Again Princess Mary tried to catch someone's eye, but not a single eye in the crowd was turned to her; evidently they were all trying to avoid her look.

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  • It was growing light, the sky was clearing, only a single cloud lay in the east.

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  • On the right a single deep report of a cannon resounded and died away in the prevailing silence.

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  • Pierre again went up onto the knoll where he had spent over an hour, and of that family circle which had received him as a member he did not find a single one.

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  • Without moving from that spot or firing a single shot the regiment here lost another third of its men.

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  • A single report of a signaling gun followed, and the troops, who were already spread out on different sides of Moscow, moved into the city through Tver, Kaluga, and Dorogomilov gates.

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  • In the Petersburg world this sad side of the affair again involuntarily centered round a single incident: Kutaysov's death.

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  • Not by a single word had Nicholas alluded to the fact that Prince Andrew's relations with Natasha might, if he recovered, be renewed, but Princess Mary saw by his face that he knew and thought of this.

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  • Gradually, unnoticed, all these persons began to disappear and a single question, that of the closed door, superseded all else.

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  • "I prefer not to take lessons from anyone, but I can die with my men as well as anybody," he said, and advanced with a single division.

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  • The Russian army, only half the strength of the French, does not make a single attempt to attack for a whole month.

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  • At Austerlitz he remained last at the Augezd dam, rallying the regiments, saving what was possible when all were flying and perishing and not a single general was left in the rear guard.

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  • And I say boldly that I have not a single man's life on my conscience.

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  • From Vyazma onwards the French army, which had till then moved in three columns, went on as a single group.

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  • But that man, so heedless of his words, did not once during the whole time of his activity utter one word inconsistent with the single aim toward which he moved throughout the whole war.

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  • Having abandoned the conception of the ancients as to the divine subjection of the will of a nation to some chosen man and the subjection of that man's will to the Deity, history cannot without contradictions take a single step till it has chosen one of two things: either a return to the former belief in the direct intervention of the Deity in human affairs or a definite explanation of the meaning of the force producing historical events and termed "power."

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  • He moved mechanically out of the single large kitchen in the underground lair.

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  • By then, my mother was a single mom but she'd met my stepfather—my only real father—and she opted to remain in California.

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  • She'd gone from defiant to yielding in the space of a single kiss.

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  • Removed her tumor, immortalized her and now, could comfort her with a single touch.

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  • Lean and youthful, he was unthreatening in appearance but the single most lethal creature Gabriel knew.

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  • Kris chuckled, at ease with his brother despite the unprotected penthouse on the top floor of a building that could be easily leveled by a single explosive charge.

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  • There were two beds in the room and a single bathroom off to one side along with a small living area.

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  • From their elevated position they could overlook the entire valley, but not a single moving object could they see.

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  • Presently they came to a low plant which had broad, spreading leaves, in the center of which grew a single fruit about as large as a peach.

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  • Several squeals and grunts were instantly heard at his feet, but the Wizard could not discover a single piglet.

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  • But at length they came unexpectedly upon a huge rock that shut off the passage and blocked them from proceeding a single step farther.

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  • If in a thousand years even one man in a million could act freely, that is, as he chose, it is evident that one single free act of that man's in violation of the laws governing human action would destroy the possibility of the existence of any laws for the whole of humanity.

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  • And since I could make only one movement at that single moment of time, it could not have been any other.

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  • If there is even a single body moving freely, then the laws of Kepler and Newton are negatived and no conception of the movement of the heavenly bodies any longer exists.

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  • If any single action is due to free will, then not a single historical law can exist, nor any conception of historical events.

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  • Space-time in simple terms is a mathematical model that combines space and time into a single continuum.

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  • Almost as bad, how many others had died from the treachery of a single Guardian?

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  • The single cone of light flickered on the dripping stone, casting yellow dancing goblins in its shadowy glow as the pair stumbled forward.

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  • Elderly Brandon Westlake, the only single oldie, failed to engage Cynthia's interest in his day's activities, a high country wildflower photo shoot in Governor's Basin.

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  • She took it and read the single sentence.

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  • It took all her strength to shove the hefty door wide enough for her to enter the dark chamber beyond that was lit by a single torch.

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  • But a single example will suffice to illustrate the whole.

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  • Just as there is no single cause of war, there will be no single way that war will end.

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  • Can you imagine the public reaction to that today: A quarter of a million people killed or wounded in a single day?

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  • At the same instant the sun came fully out from behind the clouds, and the clear sound of the solitary shot and the brilliance of the bright sunshine merged in a single joyous and spirited impression.

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  • At a single gesture from him everyone went out on tiptoe, leaving the great man to himself and his emotion.

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  • Jailing a single mom, like her.

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  • A single bad bit of data.

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  • The door hung by a single hinge.

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  • It was as she neared a dead end that she saw the single door with two access pads, the only door with additional security in the wing.

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  • In the past three days, he hadn't made a single change before releasing the plans to his battle commanders.

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  • His single word was sharp enough to make her jerk.

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  • It was a single occupant transport ship whose passenger stood several feet from it and looked familiar from a distance.

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  • The single flower still stood in the fountain, and she crossed to it.

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  • She withdrew a single sheet of paper from her purse, unfolded it and adjusted her glasses.

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  • The room contained a single bed, small dresser and chair.

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  • All my dreams and longings have come to fruition in a single instant when dearest Joshua held me close and my world was sunshine.

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  • He wondered what she would think if she knew he had never tried to publish a single piece of music.

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  • He was determined not to waste a single minute of his time with Elisabeth.

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  • Jackson is a real bore, he's Dracula every single year, ughh.

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  • He didn't leave a single detail out, hoping she would understand how obvious it was that she would not hurt him.

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  • I promise, you will be consulted on every decision, but we haven't discussed a single detail yet.

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  • Then stay single the rest of your life.

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  • Turning her attention to the hills, she saw a single trail leading up into the rocks.

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  • He shook his head and turned back to Carmen, leaping the fence again in a single bound.

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  • A single PMF soldier in gray stood waiting.

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  • She had no idea how to be a single mother in the real world, let alone in a world as unforgiving as the Immortal one.  She'd proven she couldn't raise Toby without a bottle of vodka permanently glued to her hand.  Rhyn had been exiled for his mixed origins, and she'd never been especially welcomed by anyone but Gabe and Toby.  If something happened to Rhyn or if she couldn't leave here … Panicking made her already surging hormones worse.  She felt nauseous.

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  • The messenger held out a small thumb drive with what Kris hoped contained a report identifying the two shapeshifter demons.  He left, and Kris plugged the thumb drive into his small PDA.  A single file was on the drive, and he opened it.

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  • Puzzled, he pulled the drive free of his PDA and reinserted it.  The single file within was still empty.  Kris tossed it on a table.

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  • The sound of something screaming wiped the smile from Deidre's face.  Katie turned to face the direction from which the sound came.  It wasn't a bird, and it wasn't human.  The single voice was joined by several, and Katie grabbed Deidre's hand.

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  • Mrs. Byrne was dressed in a black jersey dress with a single strand of pearls around her neck.

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  • He didn't offer a single I-told-you-so.

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  • Cleary, Corbin, any single guy, a motor home with paper Pennsylvania plates that checked in on the May dates we know— any of those things.

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  • He glanced around at the single window and the 3/4 bed.

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  • If I could get rid of every single one of your kind, I would.

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  • A single marble obelisk marked the bloodline and legacy of a once powerful clan.

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  • After thousands of years alone, she inherited a mate and a family over the course of a single night.

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  • The trail entered another dark thatch of forest, and she arrived soon at the agreed upon meeting place, a meadow marked with a single obelisk.

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  • She opened the single wardrobe, pushing the doors open enough for the room's light to illuminate the contents.

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  • It would take hours to fill a single bladder to trade to the northerners for their support.

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  • She leaned over the single table at one end of the main chamber, several larger warriors around her.

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  • They rode the narrow trail up the side of the mountain single file and stopped at the spring to rest and water the horses.

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  • In fact, a young single girl might be exactly what they needed to inject more interest in the tour – and Felipa was an excellent rider.

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  • For a moment he didn't respond, and finally he answered with a single word.

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  • This method did not give very certain results, for it could not be guaranteed that the growth in the inoculated flask was necessarily derived from a single bacterium.

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  • He is said to have established the rule that any candidate for the office should meet and slay in single combat its holder at the time, who always went about armed with a drawn sword in anticipation of the struggle.

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  • The above relates to a single particle.

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  • Many species of Thysanoptera are known to be habitually parthenogenetic. The eggs are laid on the food-plant, those females possessed of an ovipositor cutting through the epidermis and placing their eggs singly within the plant-tissues; a single female may take five or six weeks to deposit all her eggs.

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  • The forewings have at least a single longitudinal nervure - often two - reaching from base to tip of the wing.

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  • Tubulifera: This division comprises but a single family - the Phloeothripidae; the species are not numerous, but some of them are of large size for Thysanoptera, as much as 8 mm.

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  • It is even somewhat precipitate to assume that a mean value deduced from a single year is fairly representative of average conditions.

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  • At any single station potential gradient has a wide range of values.

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  • aims at giving a summary of the several phenomena for a single station, Kew, on electrically quiet days.

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  • The diurnal variation showed only a single maximum and minimum, between 5 and 6 P. M.

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  • On Mountains Much Seems To Depend On Whether There Are Rising Or Falling Air Currents, And Results From A Single Season May Not Be Fairly Representative.

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  • In determining fungi no single character must be relied upon as conclusive, but all the characters must be taken together.

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  • As one is exhausted another is in full bearing, so that by a systematic arrangement a single proprietor will send to the surface from 300 lb to 3000 lb of mushrooms per day.

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  • All his life long he had been working incessantly with a single object - the regeneration of Russia.

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  • He argued that a single worthless life stood in the way of the regeneration of Russia, and he therefore deliberately removed it.

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  • long over all, and a single dock 550 ft.

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  • If the reading for coincidence of the movable with the fixed webs is known, we then obtain from the single reading of S the difference from coincidence of the divisions of the two scales.

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  • The excellent manner in which the scales and micrometers are mounted, the employment of a compound microscope for viewing the scales, with its ingeniously arranged and admirably efficient reversing prism, and the perfection of its slow motions for focusing and reading, combine to render this a most accurate and convenient instrument for very refined measures, although too slow for work in which the measures must depend on single pointings in each of two reversed positions of the plate, and where speed of working is essential.

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  • After this the island began to furnish con siderable supplies of corn; it was treated as a conquered country, not containing a single free city, and the inhabitants were obliged to pay a tithe in corn and a further money contribution.

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  • Four years later he captured Caryae, ravaged the territory of the Parrhasii and defeated the Arcadians, Argives and Messenians in the "tearless battle," so called because the victory did not cost the Spartans a single life.

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  • by Rysbrack, sculptured out of a single block of marble taken from the French by Admiral Sir George Rooke.

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  • But in addition to bringing forward a fundamental and philosophical view of morbid processes, which probably contributed more than any other single cause to vindicate for pathology the place which he claimed for it among the biological sciences, Virchow made many important contributions to histology and morbid anatomy and to the study of particular diseases.

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  • It must be observed that from 639 there were generally separate mayors of Neustria, Austrasia and Burgundy, even when Austrasia and Burgundy formed a single kingdom; the mayor was a sign of the independence of the region.

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  • But there is one point in the human frame - a point midway in the brain, single and free, which may in a special sense be called the seat of the mind.

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  • On Scottish greens the leader has only a single throw.

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  • At the entrance to the latter the senate erected, in his honour, a triumphal arch which is still extant - a fine simple monument with a single opening.

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  • The stream is crossed by a bridge of single span, supposed to be Roman, and by a three-arched bridge, designed by Thomas Telford and erected in 1823.

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  • A single case of homicide often leads to a series of similar crimes or to protracted warfare between neighbouring families and communities; the murderer, as a rule, takes refuge in the mountains from the avenger of blood, or remains for years shut up in his house.

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  • Instruction in the Albanian language is prohibited by the Turkish government for political reasons; a single exception has been made in the case of an American school for girls at Kortcha.

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  • There are three declensions, each with a definite and indefinite form; the genitive, dative and ablative are usually represented by a single termination; the vocative is formed by a final o, as memmo from memme, " mother."

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  • At Pollina, the ancient Apollonia, are the remnants of a Doric temple, of which a single column is still standing.

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  • The vertical branches descend to the basement and generally merge in a single return pipe which is connected to the lower part of the boiler.

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  • The one-pipe system is similar in principle, the pipe rising to its greatest height above the boiler and being then carried around as a single pipe falling all the while.

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  • Radiators (really convectors) were in their primitive design coils of pipe, used to give a larger heating area than the single pipe would afford.

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  • Frequently a single pipe is led to the tap, but the water in this branch cools and must therefore be drawn off before hot water can be obtained.

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  • The ecclesiastical unit in episcopacy is a diocese, comprising many churches and ruled by a prelate; in congregationalism it is a single church, self-governed and entirely independent of all others; in Presbyterianism it is a presbytery or council composed of ministers and elders representing all the churches within a specified district.

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  • No great mountain chain was ever raised by a single effort, and folding went on to some extent in other periods besides those mentioned.

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  • His English practice had as yet been scanty, but in 1737 a single speech in a jury trial of note placed him at the head of the bar, and from this time he had all he could attend to.

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  • The capitan pasha left his anchorage in the Gulf of Patras with his fleet in a single line, without reserve or advance-guard.

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  • In elevating the marsupials to the rank of a sub-class the name Metatheria has been suggested as the title for the higher grade, with Marsupialia as the designation for the single order by which they are now represented.

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  • In all cases a more or less full series of teeth is developed, these being differentiated into incisors, canines, premolars and molars, when all are present; but only a single pair of teeth in each jaw has deciduous predecessors.

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  • In addition to this replacement of a single pair of functional teeth in each jaw, it has been discovered that marsupials possess rudimentary tooth-germs which never cut the gum.

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  • The single species, which is a native of western and southern Australia, is about the size of an English squirrel, to which its long bushy tail gives it some resemblance; but it lives entirely on the ground, especially in sterile sandy districts, feeding on ants.

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  • 8) has four pairs of upper incisors and long upper canines, while in the lower jaw there is a single pair of procumbent incisors, After Thomas.

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  • The first in the upper jaw is strong, curved and cutting, the other two generally somewhat smaller; the single lower functional incisor large, more or less.

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  • These formed a single building, which was still intact goo years ago, and was used as the mosque of the then existing city of Istakhr.

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  • His most extensive single work is a book on Sound, which, in the second edition, has become a treatise on vibrations in general.

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  • For the soul, by its nature as a single monad indestructible and, therefore, immortal, death meant only the loss of the monads constituting the body and its return to the pre-existent state.

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  • Except the opossums, no single living marsupial is known outside the Australian zoological region.

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  • We pass on to the other curious order of non-placental mammals, that of the Monotremata, so called from the structure of their organs of evacuation with a single orifice, as in birds.

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  • There was an almost entire cessation of building, and a large number of houses in the chief cities remained untenanted, the occupants moving to lodgings and more than one family living in a single house.

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  • This tribunal differs from similar courts in the states inasmuch as it consists of a single member, called the " president," an officer appointed by the governor-general from among the justices of the High Court of Australia.

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  • These rise generally only a few feet above the level of the sea, and are crowned by a single house standing on an artificial mound and protected by a surrounding dike or embankment.

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  • Here we are concerned only with their earlier history, which is put for convenience under this heading in order to separate the account of the period when they formed practically a single area for historical purposes from that of the time when Holland and Belgium became distinct administrative units.

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  • The use of tobacco, coffee, opium and wine were forbidden on pain of death; eighteen persons are said to have been put to death in a single day for infringing this rule.

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  • Dairy industries have rapidly increased in value: in 1905 the value of butter and cheese was $6,416,434, more than any other single industry under the census classification.

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  • A married woman may hold her separate property, carry on business, sue and be sued the same as if she were single, except that in conveying or mortgaging her real estate she must be joined by her husband.

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  • Our knowledge of the salinity of waters below the surface is as yet very defective, large areas being still unrepresented by a single observation.

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  • However, someone may come along and edit the material to for example, combine the writings of two or more individuals into a single piece.

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  • numbers, and that passages may with impunity be written for thirty-two violins which no single player can execute clearly.

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  • Such matters cannot be decided off-hand by the mere fact that tremolos are characteristic of orchestras: the question is whether in individual cases they have not a special character when played by single players.

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  • In his five-part Masses and single movements we find eight combinations, and his six-part Masses and single movements show eleven.

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  • Although some attain their full development in the body of a single host - in this respect differing from all other Entozoa - the majority do not become sexually mature until after their transference from an "intermediate" to a "definitive" host.

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  • The Nematoda which are parasitic during their whole life may similarly be divided into two classes - those which undergo their development in a single host, and those which undergo their development in the bodies of two distinct hosts.

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  • Though a distinct borough it is united on the west with Rochester and on the east with Gillingham, so that the three boroughs form, in appearance, a single town with a population which in 1901 exceeded 110,000.

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  • crane-driving, and it is probable that improvements in single and two-phase motors will eventually largely increase their use for this class of work.

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  • From the lower flange of a suspended !; runway, made of a single I section, run wheels, from the axles of which the transporter is suspended.

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  • In order that only one motor may be used, and also that the load may be lifted by a single part of rope, various devices have been invented.

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  • They could not alienate a single utensil.

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  • In 1836 Cooke, to whom the idea appears to have been suggested by Schilling's method, invented a telegraph in which an alphabet was worked out by the single and combined movement of three needles.

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  • Similar instruments to the single and double needle apparatus of Cooke and Wheatstone were about the same time invented by the Rev. H.

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  • At offices where the work is heavier than can be dealt with by the A B C apparatus, the " Single Needle " instrument has been very largely employed; it has the advantage of slight Single liability to derangement, and of requiring very little adjustment.

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  • - Single Needle with sounding arrangement.

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  • If long circuits were worked direct with ordinary instruments, high battery power would be required in order to send sufficient Single current to actuate the apparatus.

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  • The coils of the electromagnets are differentially wound with silk-covered wire, 4 mils (= 004 inch) in diameter, to a total resistance of 400 ohms. This differential winding enables the instrument to be used for " duplex " working, but the connexions of the wires to the terminal screws are such that the relay can be used for ordinary single working.

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  • The standard relay will work single current with a current of 3 milliamperes, though in practice about 10 would be used.

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  • A modification (known as the cable code) of the ordinary single needle alphabet is used; that is to say, currents in one direction indicate dots and in the other direction dashes.

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  • These indications form the telegraph alphabet and are read in the same manner as in the case of the " single needle " instrument used on land.

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  • p. 203) noticed that a single electric spark about an inch long thrown on to a circuit of wire in an upper room could magnetize steel needles included in a parallel circuit of wire placed in a cellar 30 ft.

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  • When such a tube is inserted in series with a single voltaic cell and galvanometer it is found that the resistance of the tube is nearly infinite, provided the filings are not too tightly squeezed.

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  • At the receiving station Marconi connected a single voltaic cell B 1 and a sensitive telegraphic relay R in series with his tube of metallic filings C, and interposed certain little coils called choking coils.

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  • First as regards the transmitting part, one essential element is the antenna, aerial, or air wire, which may take a variety of forms. It may consist of a single plain or stranded copper wire upheld at the top by an insulator from a mast, chimney or building.

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  • In series with the tube is placed a single voltaic cell and a telegraphic relay, and Marconi added certain coils placed across the spark contacts of the relay to prevent the local sparks affecting the coherer.

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  • 2 The tube provided with certain screw adjustments had a single cell and a telephone placed in series with it, and one end of the tube was connected to the earth and the other end to a receiving antenna.

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  • This device was converted into an electric wave detector as follows :-The mercury-steel junction was acted upon by the electromotive force of a shunted single cell and a siphon recorder was inserted in series.

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  • and IV., which form a single document; then that of I.

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  • A single line of wire, like an ordinary telegraph line, had a Bell telephone included in it at each end, and the ends were put to earth.

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  • Several single switchboards like that described may be employed, each devoted to a certain section of the subscribers, and placed in care of an operator.

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  • Large as this progress was it would have been much greater if the Telephone Company had been granted adequate powers to put wires underground and thus instal a complete metallic circuit in place of the single wire, earthreturn, circuit which it was constrained to employ.

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  • A reduction has been made in the charges for trunk calls at night, and calls for single periods of three minutes are allowed at half the ordinary rates between 7 p.m.

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  • Though naturally passionate, Matthias's self-control was almost superhuman, and throughout his stormy life, with his innumerable experiences of ingratitude and treachery, he never was guilty of a single cruel or vindictive action.

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  • Its chief disadvantage is the absence of ports, the coast preserving an almost unbroken straight line, with the single exception of Ancona, the only port worthy of the name on the eastern coast of Central Italy.

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  • Textile, building and mining industries show the highest percentage of strikes, since they give employment to large numbers of men concentrated in single localities.

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  • The insufficiency of rolling stock, and especially of goods wagons, is mainly caused by delays in handling traffic consequent on this or other causes, among which may be mentioned the great length ofthe single lines south of Rome.

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  • Those who believe that the Italians would have gained strength by unification in a single monarchy must regret that this Gothic kingdom lacked the elements of stability.

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  • Early in the 10th century the papacy fell into the hands of a noble family, known eventually as the counts of Tusculum, who almost succeeded in rendering the office hereditary, and in uniting the civil and ecclesiastical functions of the city under a single member of their house.

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  • is the real meaning of the legend that Pisa, glorious through her consuls, brought the pandects in a single codex from Amalfi.

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  • pero~ In his single person he combined the prestige of empire with the crowns of Italy, Sicily, Sardinia, Germany and Burgundy; and in 1225, by marriage with Yolande de Brienne, he added that of Jerusalem.

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  • He made himself supreme over the Two Sicilies, which he now reunited under a single crown.

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  • Venice offered the single instance in Italy of a national church.

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  • The system of setting nations by the ears with the view of settling the quarrels of a few reigning houses was reduced to absurdity when the people, as in these cases, came to be partitioned and exchanged without the assertion or negation of a single principle affecting their interests or rousing their emotions.

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  • 13), giving an account of the single combat between Manlius Torquatus and the Gaul.

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  • His character inspired no respect, and he could not reckon during the whole of his long career on the support of a single individual.

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  • The Brahman priest (brahma) being thus the recognized head of the sacerdotal order (brahma), which itself is the visible embodiment of sacred writ and the devotional spirit pervading it (brahma), the complete realization of theocratic aspirations required but a single step, which was indeed taken in the theosophic speculations of the later Vedic poets and the authors of the Brahmanas (q.v.), viz.

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  • It will thus be seen that the term brahmanam applies not only to complete treatises of an exegetic nature, but also to single comments on particular texts or rites of which such a work would be made up.

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  • An even more complete and minutely detailed view of the sacrificial system is no doubt obtained from the ceremonial manuals, the Kalpa-sutras; but it is just by the speculative discussions of the Brahmanasthe mystic significance and symbolical colouring with which they invest single rites - that we gain a real insight into the nature and gradual development of this truly stupendous system of ritual worship.

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  • - we must agree with those historians of religion who affirm that the world has known only a single living monotheism, viz.

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  • So our wealth of material narrows down in the ordinary handling to a single question.

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  • All these questions, and perhaps others, tend to conceal themselves behind a single discussion: Does God exist?

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  • But the starting-point of the argument in question is the purely empirical evidence of a single fact or set of facts; it proceeds by way of analogy, not of strict demonstration; and it claims for its results nothing more than probability.

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  • Trace out the clue of causation to the end, says Hegel in effect, and it introduces you, not to a single first cause beyond nature, but to the totality of natural process - a substance, as it were, in which all causes inhere.

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  • A single hydriform person reproductive portions.

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  • As in other cases where animal colonies are formed by organic union of separate individuals, there is ever a tendency for the polyp-colony as a whole to act as a single individual, and for the members to become subordinated to the needs of the colony and to undergo specialization for particular functions, with the result that they simulate organs and their individuality becomes masked to a greater or less degree.

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  • 41, F, G, H), and consists of the spadix bearing the gonads covered by a single layer of ectoderm (ex.), with or without the addition of an ectotheca.

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  • 41, G) it curls round the single large ovum.

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  • If the germ-cells are undifferentiated, the offspring may arise from many cells or from a single cell; the first type is (4) germinal budding, the second is (5) sporogony.

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  • - This method of budding is commonly described as budding from a single body-layer, instead of from both layers.

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  • Hydranth with a single circlet of tentacles.

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  • Trophosome, polyps with a single whorl of capitate tentacles; gonosome, free medusae, with ten tacles branched, solid.

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  • - The genus Monobrachium is a colonyforming hydroid which grows upon the shells of bivalve molluscs, each polyp having but a single tentacle.

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  • The hydranth almost always has a single circlet of tentacles, like the Bougainvillea-type in the preceding sub-order; an exception is the curious genus Clathrozoon, in which the hydranth has a single tentacle.

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  • The stem may contain a single coenosarcal tube (" monosiphonic ") or several united in a common perisarc (" polysiphonic ").

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  • The hydroid genus Lafoea is remarkable for producing gonothecae on the hydrorhiza, each containing a blastostyle which bears a single gonophore; this portion of the colony was formerly regarded as an independent parasitic hydroid, and was named Coppinia.

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  • - This family contains the single Australian species Clathrozoon wilsoni Spencer, in which a massive hydrorhiza Stage 4, seen in Plumularidae.

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  • A single Milleporidae.

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  • Eight very broad radial canals; ex-umbrella often provided with lateral outgrowths; tentacles differing in size, but in a single row.

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  • The coenosarc may consist of a single elongated tube or stolon, forming the stem or axis of the cormus on which, usually, the appendages are arranged in groups termed cormidia; or it may take the form of a compact mass of ramifying, anastomosing tubes, in which case the cormus as a whole has a compact form and cormidia are not distinguishable.

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  • A cormidium may contain a single nutritive siphon (" monogastric ") or several siphons (" polygastric ").

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  • In the first place the cormus has been regarded as a single individual and its appendages as organs.

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  • Huxley, therefore, considered a hydroid colony, for example, as a single individual, and each separate polyp or medusa budded from it as having the value of an organ and not of an individual.

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  • A Siphonophore is regarded as a single individual composed of numerous zoids, budded from the primary zoid (siphon) produced from the planula.

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  • Thus a bract may be regarded, with Haeckel, as a modified umbrella of a medusa, a siphon as its manubrium, and a tentacle as representing a medusan tentacle shifted in attachment from the margin to the sub-umbrella; or a siphon may be compared with a polyp, of which the single tentacle has become shifted so as to be attached to the coenosarc and so on.

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  • In his Entwickelungsgeschichte der Thiere (p. 264) he distinctly tells us that the law of growing individuality is " the fundamental thought which goes through all forms and degrees of animal development and all single relations.

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  • from a single pair.

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  • Cuvier on anatomical, and Von Baer on embryological grounds, made the further step of proving that, even in this limited sense, animals cannot be arranged in a single series, but that there are several distinct plans of organization to be observed among them, no one of which, in its highest and most complicated modification, leads to any of the others.

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  • The discovery of a single fossil creature in a geological stratum of a wrong period, the detection of a single anatomical or physiological fact irreconcilable with origin by descent with modification, would have been destructive of the theory and would have made the reputation of the observer.

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  • But in the prodigious number of supporting discoveries that have been made no single negative factor has appeared, and the evolution from their predecessors of the forms of life existing now or at any other period must be taken as proved.

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  • Comparative anatomists have been learning to refrain from basing the diagnosis of a species, or the description of the condition of an organ, on the evidence of a single specimen.

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  • The great work that is going on is the simplification of the facts to be explained by grouping them under empirical laws; and the most general statement relating to these that can yet be made is that no single one of these laws has as yet shown signs of taking rank as a vera causa comparable with the Darwinian principle of natural selection.

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  • Wren's earlier designs have the exterior of the church arranged with one order of columns; the division of the whole height into two orders was an immense gain in increasing the apparent scale of the whole, and makes the exterior of St Paul's very superior to that of St Peter's in Rome, which is utterly dwarfed by the colossal size of the columns and pilasters of its single order.

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  • These five institutions are under the control of a single board of trustees; the work of the preparatory schools is thus correlated with that of the colleges.

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  • Thallophyta are the most lowly organized plants and include a great variety of forms, the vegetative portion of which consists of a single cell or a number of cells forming a more or less branched thallus.

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  • The plant has a well-developed main root (tap-root) and a single or branched leafy stem which is provided with a means of secondary increase in thickness.

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  • The substance of the frond is made up by a single much-branched tube, with interwoven branches.

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  • In the group of the Siphoneae both these types of differentiation may exist in the single, long, branched, tube-like and multinucleate cell (coenocyte) which here forms the plant-body.

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  • In Caulerpa the imitation of a higher plant by the differentiation of fixing, supporting and assimilating organs (root, stem and leaf) from different branches of the single cell is strikingly complete.

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  • In the Fucaceae, on the other hand, there is a single prismatic apical cell situated at the bottom of a groove at the growing apex of the thallus, which cuts off cells from its sides to add to the peripheral, and from its base to add to the central permanent cells.

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  • The simpler Fungi, like the simpler Green Algae, consist of single cells or simple or branched cell-threads, but among the higher kinds a massive body is often formed, particuTissue t~Jf larly in con nexion with the formation of spores, and, er~n,~,onthiS may exhibit considerable tissue-differentiation.

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  • The leaves of most mosses are flat plates, each consisting of a single layer of square or oblong assimilating (chlorophyllous) cells.

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  • In relation to its characteristic function of protection, the epidermis, which, as above defined, consists of a single layer of cells has typically thickened and cuticularized outer walls.

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  • The simplest type consists simply of a single elongated cell projecting above the general level of the lairs, epidermis.

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  • In one type they may take the form of specially-modified single epidermal cells or multicellular hairs without any direct connection with the vascular system.

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  • Scattered single stereids or bundles of fibres are no imnrornmnn in the rnrtev of the root The innermost layer of the cortex, abutting on the central cylinder of the stem or on the bundles of the leaves, is called the jthloeoterma, and is often differentiated.

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  • When there is a single protoxylem strand in the centre of the stele, or when, as is more commonly the case, there are several protoxylem strands situated at the internal limit of the xylem,, the centre of the stem being occupied by parenchyma, the stele is endarch.

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  • The vascular supply of the leaf (leaf-trace) consists of a single strand only in the haplostelic and some of the more primitive siphonostelic forms. In the microphyllous groups Leaf.trace of Pteridophytes (Lycopodiales and Equisetales) in and Petlolar which the leaves are small relatively to the stem, the Strands, single bundle destined for each leaf is a small strand whose departure causes no disturbance in the cauline stele.

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  • In the haplostelic ferns the leaf-trace appears as a single strand with a tendency to assume the shape of a horseshoe on cross-section, and this type is also found in the more primitive solenostelic types.

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  • The leaf trace of any given leaf rarely consists of a single bundle only (unifascicular); the number of bundles of any given trace is always odd; they may either be situated all together before they leave the stele or they may be distributed at intervals round the stele.

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  • In most Pteridophytes there is a single large apical cell at the end of each stem and root axis.

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  • Throughout the Angiosperms the epidermis of the shoot originates from separate initials, which never divide tangentially, so that the young shoot is covered by a single layer of dividing cells, the dermatogen.

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  • A tissue mother-cell of the phloem may give rise to (i) a segment of a sieve-tube with its companion cell or cells; (2) a phloem fibre; (3) a single phloem-parenchyma (cambiform) cell, or a ve~rtical file of short parenchyma cells.

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  • Very soon the single cell gives rise to a chain of cells, and this in.

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  • Each species of green plant may form a mycorhiza with two or three different Fungi, and a single species of Fungus may enter into symbiosis with several green plants.

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  • It should be remembered that a single complete defoliation of a herbaceous annual may so incapacitate the assimilation that no stores are available for seeds, tubers, &c., for another year, or at most so little that feeble plants only come up. In the case of a tree matters run somewhat differently; most large trees in full foliage have far more assimilatory surface than is immediately necessary, and if the injury is confined to a single year it may be a small event in the life of the tree, but if repeated the cambium, bud-stores and fruiting may all suffer.

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  • Following SchrOter1 (Flahault and SchrOter, 1910: 24), the term autecology may be used for the study of the habitat conditions in relation to the single species, and the term synecology for this study in relation to plant communities.

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  • Plant communities ay be classified as follows: A plant association is a cOmmunity of definite floristic corn)Sition it may be characterized by a single dominant species;, on the other hand, it may be characterized by a number of ~ominent species, one of which is abundant here, another there, hilst elsewhere two or more species may share dominance.

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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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  • It is true that in the unicellular plants all the vital activities are performed by a single cell, but in the multicellular plants there is a more or less highly developed differentiation of physiological activity giving rise to different tissues or groups of cells, each with a special function.

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  • Cell Division.With the exception of a few plants among the Thallophytes, which consist of a single multinucleate cell, Caulerpa, Vaucheria, &c., the division of the nucleus is followed by the division of the cell either at once, in uninucleate cells, or after a certain number of nuclear divisions, in multinucleate cells.

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  • The eggcell or oosphere is a large cell containing a single large nucleus, and in the green plants the rudiments of plastids.

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  • B, single nucleus due to th~ fusion of the two pre-existing nuclei.

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  • The formation of the conducting tubes or secretory sacs which occur in all parts of the higher plants is due either to the elongation of single cells or to the fusion of cells together in rows by the absorption of the cell-walls separating them.

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  • Tubes formed by the elongation of single cells are found in bast fibres, tracheides, and especially in laticiferous cells.

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  • A single example will be sufficient to illustrate this.

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  • Thus in the Mediterranean region the large groups of palms, figs, myrtles and laurels are each only represented by single surviving species.

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  • The British Phanerogamic flora, it may be remarked, does not contain a single endemic species, and 38% of the total number are common to the three northern continents.

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  • China has no Cistus or heath, only a single Ferula, while Astragalus is reduced to 35 species.

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  • Taxodium (with single species in China and Mexico) is represented by the deciduous cypress (T.

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  • Ericeae are wholly absent, and it has but a single Epacrid in Fuegia.

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  • Of Restiaceae, a single Leptocarpus has been found in Chile.

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  • Of Cupuliferae, Quercus in three species only reaches Colombia, but Fagus, with only a single one in North America, is represented by several from Chile southwards and thence extends to New Zealand and Tasmania.

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  • The Magnoliaceous genus Drimys, with a single species in the new world, follows the same track.

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  • These may be looked The six upon as being all derived by various modifications or elementa ry arrangements of the single form-unit, the slope or inclined land forms. plane surface.

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  • Bothwell invited any one of the nobles to single combat, but Mary forbade the acceptance of the challenge.

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  • I) is a single knob, being formed almost wholly by the basi-occipital, while the lateral occipitals (often perversely called exoccipitals) take but little share in it.

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  • This, when fully developed, consists of two parts, but inserted by a single ribbon-like tendon upon the hinder surface of the femur, near the end of its first third; the caudal part, femoro-caudalis, expressed by Garrod by the symbol A, arises from transverse processes of the tail; the iliac part (accessorofemoro-caudal of Garrod, with the symbol B), arises mostly from the outer surface of the postacetabular ilium.

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  • In the pelvic region, from about the level of the posterior end of the ischiadic plexus, the strand of each side becomes single again, passing ventrally over the transverse processes.

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  • Like the Nearctic the Palaearctic subregion seems to possess but one single peculiar family of land birds, the Panuridae, represented by the beautiful species known to Englishmen as the bearded titmouse, Panurus biarmicus.

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  • Quadrate bone with single proximal knob.

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  • 499) of combining two mural circles in the determination of the place of a single object, the one serving for direct and the other for reflected vision.

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  • In some cases a single corm produces several new plants during its second spring by giving rise to immature corms.

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  • In England the Norman duke came in as a foreign intruder, without a native supporter to establish his rule over a single nation in its own land.

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  • In England, English, French, Latin, were the three tongues of a single nation; they were its vulgar, its courtly and its learned speeches, of which three the courtly was fast giving way to the vulgar.

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  • Indianapolis is governed under a form of government adopted originally in a special charter of 1891 and in 1905 incorporated in the new state municipal code, which was based upon it, It provides for a mayor elected every four years, a single legislative chamber, a common council, and various administrative departments - of public safety, public health, &c. The guiding principle of the charter, which is generally accepted as a model of its kind, is that of the complete separation of powers and the absolute placing of responsibility.

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  • Upon its final acceptance as the capital, there was some activity in land speculation, but Indianapolis had only 600 inhabitants and a single street when the seat of government was removed thither in 1824.

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  • The inconvenience of having a single ambo led to the substitution of two separate ambones, between which these various functions were divided, one on the south side of the chancel being for the reading of the gospel, and one on the north for reading the epistle.

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  • They separated themselves from the mass of the plebeians to form a single body with the surviving patricians.

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  • The strictness of the principle of admission or exclusion differs at the various German courts, and has tended to be modified by the growth of a new aristocracy of wealth; but a single instance known to the present writer may serve to illustrate the fundamental divergence of German (a fortiori Austrian) ideas from English in this matter.

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  • The coast, however, is unprovided with a single good harbour.

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  • Any single effort in apologetics may be termed " an apology."

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  • The nervous system is remarkably concentrated in some beetles, the abdominal ganglia showing a tendency to become shifted forward and crowded together, and in certain chafers all the thoracic and abdominal ganglia are fused into a single nervecentre situated in the thorax, - a degree of specialization only matched in the insectan class among the Hemiptera and some muscid flies.

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  • Ganglbauer (1892) divides the whole order into two sub-orders only, the Caraboidea (the Adephaga of Sharp and the older writers) and the Cantharidoidea (including all other beetles), since the larvae of Caraboidea have five-segmented, two-clawed legs, while those of all other beetles have legs with four segments and a single claw.

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  • The Trichopterygidae, with their delicate narrow fringed wings, are the smallest of all beetles, while the Platypsyllidae consist of only a single species of curious form found on the beaver.

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  • They may be comprised in a single family, the Stylopidae.

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  • p6vos, alone, single, and Tinros, a type),.

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  • the ash (Fraxinus excelsior) and the oak make their appearance, the latter (Quercus pedunculata) reaching in isolated groups and single trees as far N.

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  • According to the Novgorodian annalists as many as 1500 persons were sometimes put to death in a single day.

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  • which he had been at great pains to collect; it is said that the loss of one of these by shipwreck caused him such distress that his hair turned grey in a single night.

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  • in length, and was in the first instance laid with a single track, passing-places being provided at intervals of a quarter of a mile.

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  • Baldwin, the founder of the famous Baldwin Locomotive Works in Philadelphia, built his first engine, Old Ironsides, for the Philadelphia, Germantown & Morristown railroad; first tried in November 1832, it was modelled on Stephenson's Planet, and had a single pair of driving wheels at the firebox end and a pair of carrying wheels under the smoke-box.

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  • The guarantee for this activity may be illustrated by a single fact: the combined building operations, in 1908, of San Francisco, Seattle, Portland, Los Angeles, Spokane and Salt Lake City exceeded the combined building operations of Philadelphia, Pittsburg, Kansas City, Boston, Baltimore and Cincinnati during the same year.

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  • The total paid-up railway capital of the United Kingdom amounted, in 1908, to £1,310,533,212, or an average capitalization of £56,476 per route mile, though it should be noted that this total included £196,364,618 of nominal additions through " stock-splitting," &c. Per mile of single track, the capitalization in England and Wales, Scotland, Ireland and the United Kingdom, is shown in Table VIII.

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  • But the jurisdiction of the state commissions was, by judicial interpretation, limited to commerce beginning and ending within the limits of the single state.

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  • Such statistics are studied mainly with the object of learning the lessons which they may afford as to preventive measures for the future; and from this point of view the most important element is the single item of passengers killed in train accidents (a 1).

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  • Being struck or run over by a train while standing or walking on the track is the largest single cause of " railway accidents."

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  • Sometimes, however, a sharp incline occurring on an otherwise easy line is not reckoned as the ruling gradient, trains heavier than could be drawn up it by a single engine being helped by an assistant or " bank " engine; sometimes also " momentum " or " velocity " grades, steeper than the ruling gradient, are permitted for short distances in cases where a train can approach at full speed and thus surmount them by the aid of its momentum.

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  • The curves on railways are either simple, when they consist of a portion of the circumference of a single circle, or compound, when they are made up of portions of the circumference of two or more circles of different radius.

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  • The gauge may be regarded as reduced to its narrowest possible dimensions in mono-rail lines, where the weight of the trains is carried on a single rail.

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  • In the Lartigue system the train is straddled over a single central rail, elevated a suitable distance above the ground.

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  • In the Langen mono-rail the cars are hung from a single overhead rail; a line on this system works between Barmen and Elberfeld, about 9 m., the cars for a portion of the distance being suspended over the river Wupper.

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  • In the system devised by Mr Louis Brennaxi the cars run on a single rail laid on the ground, their stability being maintained by a heavy gyrostat revolving at great speed in a vacuum.

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  • At intermediate stations the roofs are often carried on brackets fixed to the walls of the station buildings, and project only to the edge of the platforms. At larger stations where both the platforms and the tracks are covered in, there are two broad types of construction, with many intermediate variations: the roof may either be comparatively low, of the " ridge and furrow " pattern, borne on a number of rows of pillars, or it may consist of a single lofty span extending clear across the area from the side walls.

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  • away from the edges of the platforms. On the other hand, wide spans are more expensive both in first cost and in maintenance, and there is the possibility of a failure such as caused the collapse in December 1905 of the roof of Charing Cross (S.E.R.) station, London, which then consisted of a single span.

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  • Goods stations vary in size from those which consist of perhaps a single siding, to those which have accommodation for thousands of wagons.

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  • The shed may have a single pair of rails for wagons running through it along one side of a raised platform, there being a roadway for carts on the other side; or if more accommodation is required there may be two tracks, one on each side of the platform, which is then approached by carts at the end.

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  • or groups of sidings, equal in length at least to the longest train run on the line, branching out from a single main track and often again converging to a single track at the other end; the precise design,..

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  • Here, at the highest level, there are a number of " upper reception lines " converging to a single line which leads to a group of " sorting sidings " at a lower level.

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  • These in turn converge to a pair of single lines which lead to two groups of marshalling sidings, called " gridirons " from their shape, and these again converge to single lines leading to " lower reception and departure lines " at the bottom of the slope.

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  • value of the tractive force is required than this provides for, namely from 4 to 5 tons, the driving-wheels are coupled to one or more pairs of heavily loaded wheels, forming a class of what are called " coupled engines " in contradistinction to the " single engine " with a single pair of loaded driving-wheels.

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  • per hour with a " single " engine.

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  • Thus 4-4-2 represents a bogie engine with four-coupled wheels and one pair of trailing wheels, the wellknown Atlantic type; 4-2-2 represents a bogie engine with a single pair of driving-wheels and a pair of trailing wheels; 0-4-4 represents an engine with four-coupled wheels and a trailing bogie, and 4-4-o an engine with four-coupled wheels and a leading bogie.

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  • Occasionally a somewhat similar type is designed with the bogie under the fire-box and a single leading axle forward under the smoke-box - an arrangement in favour for suburban tank engines.

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  • Occasionally the American eight-coupled type has a bogie instead of a single leading axle (4-8-0), and is then termed a " Twelve-wheeler," or " Mastodon."

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  • He proposed to build an elevated railway on a single line of posts, placed along the curb-line of the street: a suggestion which embodies not only the general plan of an elevated structure, but the most striking feature of it as subsequently built - namely, a railway supported by a single row of columns.

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  • The first actual work, however, was not begun till 1870, when the construction of an iron structure on a single row of columns was undertaken.

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  • 31), the earliest form, consisted of a single row of columns supporting two lines of longitudinal girders carrying the rails, the lateral stability of the structure being obtained by anchoring the feet of the columns to their foundations.

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  • Two tunnels were built approximately parallel, each taking a single track.

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  • Electricity is applied through a separate locomotive attached to the head of the train, or through motor carriages attached either at one end or at both ends of the train, or by putting a motor on every axle and so utilizing the whole weight of the train for traction, all the motors being under a single control at the head of the train, or at any point of the train for emergency.

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  • Thus the gauge may be narrow, the line single, the rails lighter than those used in standard practice, while deep cuttings and high embankments may be avoided by permitting the curves to be sharper and the gradients steeper: such points conduce to cheapness of construction.

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  • For the first installation a single line is prescribed, but the concessionaire must provide space and be prepared to double when required.

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  • With our present knowledge the problem of the original form of sacrifice, if there be a single primary form, is insoluble.

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  • Hubert and Mauss interpret this to mean that the sanctity of the remainder of the herd was concentrated on a single animal; the god, incarnate in the herd, was eliminated by the sacrifice, and the cattle saved from the dangers to which their association with the god exposed them.

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  • Great Britain followed suit, but under a political arrangement between the powers no single power was to appropriate the islands.

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  • The last and most characteristic festival of Canaanite life was that of Asiph or " ingathering " which after the Deuteronomic reformation (621 B.C.) had made a single sanctuary and therefore a considerable journey with a longer stay necessary, came to be called Succoth or booths.

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  • For Amos and Isaiah were able to single out those loftier spiritual and ethical elements which lay implicit in Mosaism and to lift them into their due place of prominence.

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  • in the single annual great fast of atonement.

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  • "In the single row," says Evelyn (Sylva, p. 29, 1664), "it makes the noblest and the stateliest hedges for long Walks in Gardens or Parks, of any Tree whatsoever whose leaves are deciduous."

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  • Whether innocent or guilty, however, her fate caused no regrets and her misfortunes did not raise a single champion or defender.

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  • He particularly congratulated himself on having discovered the " philosophical argument " against transubstantiation, " that the text of Scripture which seems to inculcate the real presence is attested only by a single sense - our sight, while the real presence itself is disproved by three of our senses - the sight, the touch, and the taste."

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  • He compressed into a single chapter the domestic history and policy of the emperors from the son of Heraclius to Isaac Angelus; and did no justice to the remarkable ability and the indefatigable industry shown in the service of the state by most of the sovereigns from Leo III.

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  • The Sierra Nevada range, which forms the western rim of the Basin, sends into the state a single lofty spur, the Washoe Mountains.

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  • When her brothers Eteocles and Polyneices had slain each other in single combat, she buried Polyneices, although Creon had forbidden it.

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  • He was forced to abandon all attempts at reconquest, but proposed to decide the question by single combat between himself and Peter, to take place at Bordeaux under English protection.

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  • The effect of such contraction would be to draw the materials of the ring into a single mass, and thus we would have a planet formed, while the satellites of that planet would be developed from the still nascent planet in the same way as the planet itself originated from the sun.

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  • This work was one of the most splendid monuments ever raised by the genius of a single individual.

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  • A single paroxysm of simple ague may come upon the patient in the midst of good health or it may be preceded by some malaise.

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  • Lavas dip in all directions from the central crystalline core, pointing to the conclusion that the main portion of the mountain represents a single volcanic mass.

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  • The chief characteristic of the Diptera is expressed in the name of the Order, since, with the exception of certain aberrant and apterous forms, flies possess but a single pair of membranous wings, which are attached to the meso-thorax.

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  • The other structural characters of the Order may be briefly summarized as: - mouth-parts adapted for piercing and sucking, or for suction alone, and consisting of a proboscis formed of the labium, and enclosing modifications of the other usual parts of the mouth, some of which, however, may be wanting; a thorax fused into a single mass; and legs with five-jointed tarsi.

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  • In these forms the pregnant female, instead of laying eggs, as Diptera usually do, or even producing a number of minute living larvae, gives birth at one time but to a single larva, which is retained within the oviduct of the mother until adult, and assumes the pupal state immediately on extrusion.

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  • It is preserved in a single MS. which was prepared at the command of Maximilian I., and was discovered as late as 1820 in the Castle of Ambras in Tirol.

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  • The value of this external evidence for the history of Israel is enhanced by the fact that biblical tradition associates the changes in the thrones of Israel and Damascus with the work of the prophets Elijah and Elisha, but handles the period without a single reference to the Assyrian Empire.

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  • Had the two kingdoms been under a single head, these features might find an explanation, but it must be allowed that it is extremely difficult to fit the general situation into our present.

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  • The Hebrews of Israel and Judah were, political history apart, men of the same general stamp, with the same cult and custom; for the study of religion and social usages, therefore, they can be treated as a single people.

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  • Some of the islands are built of volcanic rocks alone; such are Hongu-tonga and Hongu-hapai, which appear to be fragments of a single ancient crater, Tofua, Kao, Late, Metis, Amargua and Falcon Island.

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  • After their final subjugation, Caesar combined the territory of the Belgae, Celtae and Aquitani into a single province (Gallia Comata).

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  • 1241), on learning that Oedipus was her son she immediately hanged herself; but in Euripides (Phoenissae, 1 455) she stabs herself over the bodies of her sons Eteocles and Polynices, who had slain each other in single combat before the walls of Thebes.

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  • There is no sign that Tauler, for example, or Ruysbroeck, or Thomas a Kempis had felt the dogmatic teaching of the Church jar in any single point upon their religious consciousness.

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  • - Ant-colonies are founded either by a single female or by several in association.

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  • C. Janet observed that in a nest of Lasius alienus, established by a single female, the first workers emerged from their cocoons on the 102nd day.

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  • In these ants the difference between the large, heavy, winged males and females, and the small, long-legged, active workers, is so great, that various forms of the same species have been often referred to distinct genera; in Eciton, for example, the female has a single petiolate abdominal segment, the worker two.

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  • In Cypripedium two of the outer stamens are wanting; the third - the one, that is, which corresponds to the single fertile stamen in the Monandreae - forms a large sterile structure or staminode; the two lateral ones of the inner series are present, the third being undeveloped.

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  • A single internode of each shoot is swollen to form a pseudobulb.

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  • The order is well represented in Britain by 18 genera, which include several species of Orchis: Gymnadenia (fragrant orchis), Habenaria (butterfly and frog orchis), Aceras (man orchis), Hermin- ium (musk orchis), Ophrys (bee, spider and fly orchis), Epipactis (Helleborine), Cephalanthera, Neottia (bird's-nest orchis), one of the few saprophytic genera, which have no green leaves, but derive their nourishment from decaying organic matter in the soil, Listens (Tway blade), Spiranthes (lady's tresses), Malaxis (bog-orchis), Liparis (fen-orchis), Corallorhiza (coral root), also a saprophyte, and Cypripedium (lady's slipper), represented by a single species now very rare in limestone districts in the north of England.

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  • The Japanese people have added to their ancient civilization and their remarkable artistic faculty, an adaptation of Western methods, and a capacity for progress in war and commerce, which single them out among Eastern races as a great modern world-force.

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  • The number of families relative to the area is very small, and the number of genera and species equally restricted, in very many cases a single species being the only representative of an order.

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  • Consequently the Quadrumana, or monkeys, are nearly unrepresented, a single species occurring in Japan, and one or two others in northern China and Tibet.

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  • Insectivorous bats are numerous, but the frugivorous division of this order is only represented by a single species in Japan.

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  • The most recent authorities are of opinion that the Kolarians and Dravidians represent a single physical type; but, whatever the historical explanation may be, they certainly have different languages and show different stages of civilization.

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  • It is reasonable to suppose that their ancestors and those of the Hindus at one time formed a single tribe somewhere in central Asia.

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  • In 1254 Prince Edward, afterwards King Edward I., was created earl of Chester, and since this date the earldom has always been held by the heirs apparent to the English crown with the single exception of Simon de Montfort, earl of Leicester.

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  • More important still were his services in settling the question of the boundary between the United States and British North America at a time when a single injudicious word would probably have provoked a war.

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  • There are also a theatre, in which, besides the famous Venus of Arles, discovered in 1651, many other remains have been found; an ancient obelisk of a single block, 47 ft.

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  • In any case the cavity of the prostomium is single, and not formed, as is the cavity of the segments of the body, by paired coelomic chambers.

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  • A single layer of epidermic cells, some of which are glandular, forms the outer layer.

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