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  • My sisters and I are to show you your new home.

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  • My sisters and I are to show you your new home.

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  • If his sisters could not handle nishani, he must.

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  • "Beloved. It's used for sisters, mothers, and mates in our world," Jule answered.

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  • You have other sisters and brothers?

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  • She was distraught about something, though he couldn't fathom what might distress her if the news of his sisters' impending babes and complete loss of honor did not.

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  • If that doesn't work, I'll take your sisters to my planet, Jetr answered.

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  • He didn't doubt that once she reached her new home and his sisters reminded her how to act, she would be both exquisite and tame.

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  • Pierre stood looking at the sisters; then he bowed and said: Then I will go to my rooms.

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  • "I guess the sisters spent the day at the museum," Cynthia said.

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  • "I guess the sisters spent the day at the museum," Cynthia said.

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  • The second battle he would leave to his sisters: teaching his lifemate how to behave according to dhjan standards.

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  • My sisters will instruct you in the behavior I expect of you.

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  • He saved my sisters from his own father.

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  • He'd spoken to his sisters in depth and learned quickly just how different she was, their tales ranging from those that ought to anger him to those that amused him.

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  • The scene would repeat itself several days in a row, whenever one of the sisters tracked her down.

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  • Your sisters don't like the idea either, but I would really like to go with you.

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  • After exploring the halls and grounds for an hour or two, she returned to the main atrium, where she heard one of the sisters call her name.

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  • He cared for his sisters; they were his blood relations.

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  • But there were fourteen boys and girls older than he, and two little sisters who were younger.

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  • Kiera bowed her head as she'd seen the sisters do, trying hard not to look guilty like she'd overheard his conversation.

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  • Just as the glue was drying on the small wooden cross, a noise at the front door announced the arrival of the sisters from Boston.

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  • As Ryland closed his door, the Quincy sisters came out of the parlor and began climbing the stairs—Effie with a cheery 'good night Mr. and Mrs. Dean,' and Claire with tight-lipped silence.

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  • Quite young, I grieve to say; and all of my brothers and sisters that you see here are practically my own age.

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  • The younger sisters also became affectionate to him, especially the youngest, the pretty one with the mole, who often made him feel confused by her smiles and her own confusion when meeting him.

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  • To say "tomorrow" and keep up a dignified tone was not difficult, but to go home alone, see his sisters, brother, mother, and father, confess and ask for money he had no right to after giving his word of honor, was terrible.

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  • Why not one of his sisters or brothers – or his parents?

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  • Like his sisters and advisors, he was losing faith that his nishani existed.

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  • It might take all three sisters to rein her in, if even their hands were firm enough.

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  • A'Ran sent for his sisters to meet them outside the small dwelling they had taken refuge in several years ago.

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  • Two of his sisters were waiting, composed and serene in their dark clothing with hands clasped in front of them.

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  • Both older sisters nodded in deference as he approached, and he glanced over them to assure himself of their health.

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  • Curious, A'Ran neared, hanging back as his other two sisters approached.

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  • A'Ran, assuming his sisters could handle the newest member of their family, turned and started toward the white dwelling before him.

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  • It was nowhere near as large as their true home but was comfortable and well-maintained, an adequate place for him, his sisters, and now his lifemate.

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  • His three sisters knelt over his lifemate's still form.

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  • You kidnap me, trick me into marrying you, dump me here alone without Evelyn or even a pad of paper, with instructions for your sisters to give me behavioral training, and run off to fight some battle somewhere else.

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  • She doubted anything would alarm this man if tricking a woman into wedding him and discovering the news of his sisters' impending children did not.

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  • Two of his sisters were waiting, composed and serene in their dark clothing with hands clasped in front of them.

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  • That seems to be a very harsh way of regarding your sisters' future happiness.

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  • He closed his eyes, recalling how happy he and his sisters were before the war.

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  • I hope the Boston sisters find some use for these awful things.

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  • Let me tell you something, my little brothers, my little sisters: You ought always to love God and praise Him.

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  • And all of the sweet-faced sisters and other women of the place listened while he sang again the wonderful song of the creation.

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  • You could ask it, "What is the number of presidents of the United States born on Friday who have older sisters, multiplied by the number of wars lost by Bolivia?" and it could instantly give you an answer.

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  • There are your sisters... replied Prince Vasili.

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  • 'Husbands' sisters bring up blisters,' but this one wouldn't hurt a fly.

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  • One note described in two sentences a Sunday trip to the Public Gardens while another mentioned three years had passed since the sisters had seen one another.

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  • One note described in two sentences a Sunday trip to the Public Gardens while another mentioned three years had passed since the sisters had seen one another.

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  • She was the middle of two sisters, but Mom fussed over their baby brother.

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  • The Indiana sisters told him to just break open their trunk—they were only interested in the contents.

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  • Still, hiding from them wasn't going to solve anything - especially for his sisters.

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  • "Not yet," he said, aware of what misery he was bringing his sisters.

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  • The heavy, masculine features that made him fierce had rendered his sisters too heavy of face to be pretty.

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  • "Leave us," he directed his sisters.

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  • The game room was the only place the sisters didn't bug her, and for the first time since being kidnapped by Evelyn and A'Ran, she found herself having fun.

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  • You aren't upset with your sisters?

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  • What if it were his nishani on the hill with his sisters?

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  • She greeted the room full of people with apprehension, her interaction with his sisters with pleasure, her introduction to the clan leaders and her position of master battle planner with both excitement and awe.

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  • I was bored after he kidnapped me and left me with his sisters, she replied.

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  • She had nothing to fear from these people, especially not Mansr, a blood relative of A'Ran and his sisters.

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  • She wondered how he'd destroyed his own planet, whether his sisters were still safe.

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  • It made her angrier at Evelyn and Romas, knowing A'Ran and his sweet sisters had been forced out of their home into a life of poverty.

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  • She turned to the sisters.

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  • Besides," he added, glancing at the parlor where the Quincy sisters were still gabbing, "I feel a need to get away from here a bit."

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  • Did the Boston sisters get all the poop on Annie before you got there?

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  • As he spoke, the Quincy sisters entered the front door.

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  • The two of them managed to finish attending to the chatting guests, the late rising climbers and the Quincy sisters.

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  • He probably got an early start on his own sisters down on God's little acre.

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  • Ryland made a beeline for his room, and the Quincy sisters tromped up the stairs, Effie giving a three-finger wave and Claire looking as if she'd punch out the lights of anyone who got in her way.

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  • The Quincy sisters sauntered down.

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  • She was the sole guest remaining in the building as the sisters were off for a Sunday tour of the town.

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  • Even Sheriff Jake Weller was there, and the city police chief and, in various costumes of night-wear, Fred, the Quincy sisters and Gladys Turnbull who'd let out a banshee scream that woke everyone but poor Edith Shipton, who'd never wake again.

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  • Fred O'Connor gave a brief—unusual for him—explanation of Annie, careful not to identify her as a Quincy and the sisters' ancestor.

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  • Donald Ryland and Franny Mulligan were checking out this evening, as soon as he returned with Donnie, followed by the Quincy sisters scheduled departure in the morning.

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  • It'll give him something to do now that the Annie Quincy business is over and the sisters are returning to Boston.

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  • One or the other of the Boston sisters?

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  • The Quincy sisters had left the day after Cynthia's return from Indiana.

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  • We're both only children so there aren't any brothers or sisters.

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  • He has two parents and three sisters.

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  • As the days passed, the little filly grew stronger and they finally released her in the pasture with her mother and sisters.

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  • Even his sisters were scratching their heads.

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  • Mr. Reynolds was comforting a weeping Mums, and all of Josh's sisters had their husbands to comfort them.

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  • She wanted to talk to Mums or one of Josh's sisters but was afraid of upsetting them further.

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  • Gerald had two married sisters and a passel of nieces and nephews – all of whom he was openly proud.

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  • As the doctrine of two kingdoms, one of this world and one of the world of the dead, becomes crystallized, the dominions of the two sisters are sharply differentiated from one another.

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  • I turned round, thinking that it was one of the sisters talking to me - I was alone.

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  • If there is no issue she takes the whole of the personal estate, while the real estate, subject to her dower, goes first to her husband's father and then to his mother, brothers and sisters.

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  • John Aubrey, the antiquary, chronicles that the sisters of Sir John Suckling, the courtier-poet, once went to the bowling-green in Piccadilly, crying, "for fear he should lose all their portions."

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  • On the west side are the institution of the sisters of St Vincent; the Ratisbon school; the Montefiore hospice; the British ophthalmic hospital of the knights of St John; the convent and church of the Clarisses; and the Moravian leper hospital.

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  • a selection of the lectures given to the Visitation, reported by the sisters who heard them, some of his sermons, a large number of his letters, various short treatises of devotion.

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  • All creatures he called his "brothers" or "sisters" - the chief example is the poem of the "Praises of the Creatures," wherein "brother Sun," "sister Moon," "brother Wind," and "sister Water" are called on to praise God.

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  • Just south of the city is Kemper Hall, a Protestant Episcopal school for girls, under the charge of the Sisters of St Mary, opened in 1870 as a memorial to Jackson Kemper (1789-1870), the first missionary bishop (1835-1859), and the first bishop of Wisconsin (1854-1870) of the Protestant Episcopal Church.

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  • Instead of aiming at Church extension, they built settlements on the estates of friendly noblemen, erected Brethren's and Sisters' houses, and cultivated a quiet type of spiritual life.

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  • xvii.) he complains that the young men misbehaved with the sisters after the agape.

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  • of which directs how the sisters after the synaxis of the ninth hour (3 P.M.) are to dine: "When you sit down at a table and come to break bread, seal it thrice with the sign of the cross and thus give thanks: ` We thank thee, our Father, for thy holy resurrection; for through Jesus thy servant thou hast shewn it unto us.

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  • A colony with Latin rights was founded on Pontiae in 313 B.C. Nero, Germanicus's eldest son, and the sisters of Caligula, were confined upon it; while Pandateria was the place of banishment of Julia, daughter of Augustus, of her daughter Agrippina the elder, and of Octavia, the divorced wife of Nero.

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  • Another storied stone is called the Witches' Stone, because it marks the place near Forres where Macbeth is said to have encountered the weird sisters.

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  • Although twice married he left no children, and his immense possessions passed to his four sisters.

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  • To his sisters he writes: "Ces trois choses, la volonte, le travail, le succes, se partagent toute l'existence humaine.

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  • It is worthy of note that Josephine then won a triumph over Joseph Bonaparte and his sisters, who had been intriguing to effect a divorce.

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  • One of her sisters bids her be careful, but they reassure themselves with the thought that the Rhine-gold is safe, since no one can win it who does not renounce love.

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  • The custom of marriages between brothers and sisters, agreeable to old Persian as to old Egyptian ethics, was instituted in Egypt by the second Ptolemy when he married his full sister Arsinoe Philadelphus.

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  • He earned the surname of "Pious" by banishing his sisters and others of immoral life from court; by attempting to reform and purify monastic life; and by showing great liberality to the church.

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  • His father had died in 1780, and he was now the sole support, not only of his wife and two children, but of his mother, brothers and sisters.

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  • He read plays, attended the village fairs, shot plovers in the fenland, and enjoyed a dance with his sisters.

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  • transept contains a series of beautiful lancet windows called the Five Sisters.

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  • north of the city, at what was formerly called Botetourt Springs (there is a sulphur spring), is Hollins Institute (1842) for girls; and in the city are the National Business College, the City Hospital (1899), private hospitals, and St Vincent's Orphan Asylum (1893) for boys, under the Sisters of Charity.

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  • Besides the city, there are the Northern Ohio (for the insane, founded in 1855), the Cleveland general, Lake Side (endowed), St Alexis and the Charity hospitals (the last managed by Sisters of Charity).

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  • The word denotes in very early French law the portion of lands or money given by fathers and mothers to their sons or daughters on marriage, and usually connotes a renunciation by the latter of any future inheritance; or it may denote the portion given by the eldest son to his brothers and sisters when he was sole inheritor.

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  • The eldest son alone succeeded to the crown; but at the same time a custom was established by which the king made territorial provision suitable to their rank for his other children or for his brothers and sisters; custom forbade their being left landless.

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  • Here with his five brothers and sisters Riemann spent his boyhood and received, chiefly from his father, the elements of his education.

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  • On his return he found both his parents dead, and was appointed the guardian of his eleven young brothers and sisters, in which capacity, profiting by the spoliation of the church, he accumulated immense riches.

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  • Returning to Mittau, he succeeded in gaining a footing at court there through one of his sisters, who was the fancy of the ruling minister, Peter Bestuzhev, whose established mistress was no less a person than the young duchess Anne Ivanovna.

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  • He deprived his mother and sisters of their possessions, was hated by his subjects on account of his oppressions, and in 5236 was placed under the imperial ban and driven from Austria.

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  • They declare that we are all the children of God, and therefore must consider ourselves as brothers and sisters.

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  • The death of his widowed mother in 1850 left him almost without resources, with a family of younger brothers and sisters dependent upon him.

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  • In 1732 another tragedy, Eriphile, appeared, with the same kind of halting success which had distinguished the appearance of its elder sisters since Odipe.

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  • In the parish of Lochrutton, a few miles south-west of Maxwelltown, there is a good example of a stone circle, the "Seven Grey Sisters," and an old peel-tower in the Mains of Hills.

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  • Later examples are the two sisters, Martha and Mary (x.

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  • The family had strong Catholic leanings, and two of Nicholas's sisters, who must have been much older than he was, became nuns of Sion convent before its dissolution.

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  • The buildings of the society include a church, a school and houses for the brethren, the sisters and the widowed of both sexes, while it possesses an ethnographical museum and other collections of interest.

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  • At the latter place there is an orphanage under the superintendence of the Sisters of St Vincent de Paul.

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  • Among its many charitable institutions are a Masonic Home and School (1893), a Home for the Homeless (1867), St Elizabeth's Home (1886), St Luke's Home (1869), a Home for Aged Men and Couples (1879), Utica Orphan Asylum (1830), St Joseph's Infant Home (1893) and St John's Female Orphan Asylum (1834), both under the Sisters of Charity; the House of the Good Shepherd (1872; Protestant Episcopal); and the General (1873; City of Utica), Homeopathic (1895), St Luke's (1869; supported by the Protestant Episcopal Churches), St Elizabeth's (1866; Sisters of the Third Order of St Francis) and Faxton (1873) hospitals.

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  • He became the victim of a certain "earnest-frothy" speculator, who induced him to sell his little Lincolnshire estate at Grasby, and to invest the proceeds, with all his other money, and part of that of his brothers and sisters, in a "Patent Decorative Carving Company": in a few months the whole scheme collapsed, and Tennyson was left penniless.

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  • Three Sisters, Jefferson and St Helens.

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  • His work also included observations on putrefaction and fermentation, which he spoke of as sisters, on the nature of salts, and on the preparation of pure metals.

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  • The sisters of Meleager were 2 The god 'EAcoiiv was also Phoenician; see Driver, Genesis, p. 165; Lagrange, Religions Semitiques, Index, s.v.

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  • The city is the seat of the Bordentown Military Institute (with the Woodward memorial library), of the state manual training and industrial school for coloured youth, of the St Joseph's convent and mother-house of the Sisters of Mercy, and of St Joseph's academy for girls.

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  • The order of the Sisters of Mercy is a religious sisterhood of the Roman Church.

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  • On hearing this, King Louis XI., who was the son of one of King Rene's sisters, seeing that his expectations were thus completely frustrated, seized the duchy of Anjou.

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  • Among charitable institutions are a Home of Benevolence (1878) for orphans and abandoned children, the Notre Dame Institute (for orphans) under the Sisters of Notre Dame, and the O'Connor Sanatorium.

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  • With regard to the jurisdiction of the council in cases of homicide, the procedure, so far as it may be gathered from the orators and other sources, was as follows: - accusations were brought by relatives within the circle of brothers' and sisters' children, supported by the wider kin and the phratry (Demosth.

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  • Public Institutions, &c. - Tunis is furnished with well-equipped hospitals and a large asylum for aged people kept by the Little Sisters of the Poor.

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  • HORATII and Curiatii, in Roman legend, two sets of three brothers born at one birth on the same day - the former Roman, the latter Alban - the mothers being twin sisters.

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  • Their relationship and origin from three tribes are symbolically represented by the twin sisters and the two sets of three brothers.

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  • Mary and Martha are admittedly identical with the sisters in Luke x.

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  • In 1850 the Fox Sisters, on his wife's invitation, spent several weeks in his house.

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  • He had also six younger brothers and sisters.

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  • Fort Pierre, which was founded by the American Fur Company about 1832, was sold to the United States government ' The rate for direct heirs and brothers and sisters is non-progressive.

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  • In 1838 the Society of Friends founded a nursing organization in Philadelphia, and in 1840 Mrs Fry, a member of the same community, started the Institution of Nursing Sisters in London.

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  • There were three classes - (1) sisters, (2) probationers, (3) nurses.

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  • Luckes, Hospital Sisters and their Duties; Morten, How to become a Nurse; Florence Nightingale, Notes on Nursing; Nightingale Boyd, "Nursing," in Quain's Dictionary of Medicine.

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  • The brothers and sisters of Napoleon I., taken in order of age, are the following: I.

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  • Upon his death, in 1245, his youngest daughter, Beatrice, wife of Charles of Anjou, the king's uncle, succeeded to his lands, to the exclusion of her elder sisters, who claimed some portion of them for themselves.

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  • With her sisters, she had been sent to look for water, the district of Argos being then parched through the anger of Poseidon.

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  • Among hospitals those of special general interest are the Steevens, the oldest in the city, founded under the will of Dr Richard Steevens in 1720; the Mater Misericordiae (1861),which includes a laboratory and museum, and is managed by the Sisters of Mercy, but relieves sufferers independently of their creed; the Rotunda lying-in hospital (1756); the Royal hospital for incurables, Donnybrook, which was founded in 1744 by the Dublin Musical Society; and the Royal Victoria Eye and Ear hospital, Adelaide Road, which amalgamated (1904) two similar institutions.

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  • Of these one, consisting of sisters of the third order of St Francis, called the Congregation of Our Lady of Lourdes (founded 1877), has its headquarters in Rochester, Minnesota.

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  • The city has a Carnegie library, a Federal building, an opera house, an amusement park, and the San Rafael hospital, under the charge of the Sisters of Charity.

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  • In her grief at the destruction of the city she plucked out her hair and was changed into a comet; in another version Electra and her six sisters had been placed among the stars as the Pleiades, and the star which she represented lost its brilliancy after the fall of Troy.

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  • In Hesiod she was the last of the nine sisters, but yet enjoyed a supremacy over the others.

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  • Susanna Moodie (1803-1885) And Katharine Parr Traill (1802-1899), Sisters Of Agnes Strickland, Contributed Novels And Tales To One Of The Earliest And Best Of Canadian Magazines, The Literary Garland (1838-1847).

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  • The Hero, Left At The Head Of A Fatherless Family Of Twelve When Nearly Through College, Turns From The Glut Of Graduates Swarming Round The Prospects Of Professional City Bred Careers, Steadfastly Wrests A Home From The Wilderness, Helps His Brothers And Sisters, Marries A Habitante Fit For The Wife Of A Pioneer,.

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  • Among the principal buildings are the Federal building, the county court-house, the Soldiers and Sailors' Monumental Building, containing a large auditorium, the Masonic and Oddfellows' temples, the Market building, containing city offices, a National Guard armoury, the John McIntire public library, the John McIntire Children's Home (1880), the Helen Purcell home for women, the county infirmary, the Bethesda Hospital (1890), and the Good Samaritan hospital (1902; under the Franciscan Sisters).

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  • Among the educational institutions in San Antonio are the San Antonio Female College (Methodist Episcopal, South; 1894), the West Texas Military Academy; Peacock Military School; St Mary's Hall (Roman Catholic); St Louis College; and the Academy of Our Lady of the Lake (under the Sisters of Divine Providence, who have a convent here).

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  • Among the charitable institutions are the City Hospital (1886), the Santa Rosa Infirmary (1869), maintained by Sisters of Charity, a House of Refuge (1897), a Rescue Home (1895), a home for destitute children and aged persons (1897), the St Francis Home for the Aged (1893), St John's Orphan Asylum (1878), St Joseph's Orphan Asylum (1871) and the Protestant Home for Destitute Children (1887).

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  • Among the hospitals are a state hospital for the insane, the Erie county, the Buffalo general, the Children's, the United States marine (maintained by the Federal government), the German, the Homeopathic, the Women's, the German Deaconess and the Riverside hospitals, and the Buffalo hospital of the Sisters of Charity.

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  • When the islands first became known to Europeans, the Hawaiian family was in a stage including both polyandry and polygyny, and, according to Morgan, older than either: two or more brothers, with their wives, or two or more sisters with their husbands, cohabited with seeming promiscuity.

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  • Among famous residents are found the first earl of Chatham, John Constable, George Romney, George du Maurier, Joseph Butler, author of the Analogy, Sir Richard Steele, John Keats, the sisters Joanna and Agnes Baillie, Leigh Hunt and many others.

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  • It contains an Evangelical and a Roman Catholic church, a convent of the Sisters of the Divine Redeemer, and a high-grade and other schools.

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  • "Sisters of the People" and deaconesses, for whom there is a training home at Ilkley, founded by Dr Stephenson in 1902, have also done much to help in these modern developments of Methodism.

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  • While building their monastery the monks are said to have lived at first under an elm and then under seven yew trees called the Seven Sisters.

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  • At Burlington are also the Mt St Mary's academy (1889, Roman Catholic), conducted by the Sisters of Mercy; and two business colleges.

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  • Since 1805 there has existed an institution, Maison d'education de la Legion d'Honneur, for the education of the daughters, granddaughters, sisters and nieces of members of the Legion of Honour.

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  • The city has a public library (1865), and is the seat of St John's School and the Academy of Our Lady of Lourdes (both Roman Catholic), of a state hospital for the insane (1878), originally planned (1877) as an inebriate asylum, liquor dealers being taxed for its erection, and of St Mary's Hospital (1889), a famous institution founded and maintained by the Sisters of St Francis.

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  • 42,000 European and 10,000 native sisters.

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  • Krose's Katholische Missionsstatistik (1908), the following totals of Roman Catholic Missions amongst non-Christians have been compiled: European priests, 7933; native priests, 5837; lay brothers, 5270; sisters, 21,320; catechists, 24,524; native membership, 7,441,215; catechumens, 1,517,909.

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  • Formerly Tottenham was noted for its "greens," in the centre of one of which stood the famous old elm trees called the "Seven Sisters"; these were removed in 1840, but the name is preserved in the Seven Sisters Road.

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  • Working men are trained as evangelists, and working women as mission sisters, and are supplied to the clergy.

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  • The men evangelists have to pass an examination by the archdeacon of Middlesex, and are then (since 1896) admitted by the bishop of London as "lay evangelists in the Church"; the mission sisters must likewise pass an examination by the diocesan inspector of schools.

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  • Officers and sisters are paid a limited sum for their services either by the vicar or by voluntary local contributions.

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  • The beguinage of St Elizabeth at Ghent has some thousand sisters, and occupies quite a distinct quarter of the city, being surrounded by a wall and moat.

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  • St Vincent of Paul soon followed; in 1633 he established the Sisters of Charity, bound only by yearly vows, and wholly given up to works of charity - chiefly nursing in hospitals and in the homes of the poor, and primary education in poor schools.

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  • Count Bernstorff was twice married, his wives being the two sisters of the writers Counts Christian and Friedrich Leopold zu Stolberg.

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  • At first they were called "Brothers and Sisters of the Order of Penance"; but later on, when the Friars were called the "First Order" and the nuns the "Second Order," the Order of Penance became the "Third Order of St Francis" - whence the name Tertiaries: this threefold division already existed among the Humiliati.

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  • In 1901 Paul Sabatier published a "Rule of Life of the Brothers and Sisters of Penance," which probably contains, with additions, the substance of the original Rule of 1221.

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  • himself with two "sisters" of ripe age and fair to look upon; but of allowing his presbyters and deacons also to contract platonic unions with Christian ladies.

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  • Both sisters are of importance in their brother's history, and both are said to have been beautiful and accomplished.

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  • powerful and rebellious vassal, Hugh the Great, duke of thi Franks, both of whom were married to sisters of the Germai king.

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  • Among the other buildings and institutions are Hamilton Hall (1805); the Franklin Building (1861) of the Salem Marine Society; a large armoury; a state normal school (1854); an orphan asylum (1871), under the Sisters of the Grey Nuns; the Association for the Relief of Aged and Destitute Women (1860), occupying a fine old brick house formerly the home of Benjamin W.

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  • Marie's one attempt to interfere in politics, an effort to prevent the disgrace of the duke of Bourbon, was the beginning of her husband's alienation from her; and after the birth of her seventh child Louise, Marie was practically deserted by Louis, who openly avowed his liaison with Louise de Nesle, comtesse de Mailly, who was replaced in turn by her sisters Pauline marquise de Vintimille, and Marie Anne, duchess de Chateauroux, and these by Madame de Pompadour.

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  • (2) The duration of a period may be calculated by generalions or the probable average lengths, of reigns, but such calculations are of little value, and the succession of generations even when the evidence seems to be full is particularly difficult to ascertain in Egyptian, owing to adoptions and the repetition of the same name even in one family of brothers and sisters.

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  • His system of persecution was not abandoned till in the last year of his reign (1020) he thought fit to claim divinity, a doctrine which is perpetuated by the Druses, called after one DarazI, who preached the divinity of Ijakim at the time; the violent opposition which this aroused among the Moslems probably led him to adopt milder measures towards his other subjects, and those who had been forcibly converted were permitted to return to their former religion and rebuild their places of worship. Whether his disappearance at the beginning of the year 1021 was due to the resentment of his outraged subjects, or, as the historians say, to his sisters fear that he would bequeath the caliphate to a distant relative to the exclusion of his own son, will never be known.

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  • Etienne Choron, a famous teacher of singing, was so impressed with the talents of the two sisters that he undertook to give them gratuitous instruction, and after his death in 1833 they were received into the Conservatoire.

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  • The almspeople consisted of six " poor brethren " and six " poor sisters," and the teaching and governing staff of a master and a warden, who were always to be of the founder's surname, and four fellows, all " graduates and divines," among whom were apportioned the ministerial work of the chapel, the instruction of the boys, and the supervision of the almspeople.

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  • Room of the Two Sisters so.

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  • Opposite to this hall is the Sala de las dos Hermanas (Hall of the two Sisters), so-called from two very beautiful white marble slabs laid as part of the pavement.

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  • The principal charitable institutions are the municipal Tuberculosis Sanatorium; the city hospital; the Union Benevolent Association, which maintains a home and hospital for the indigent, together with a training school for nurses; Saint John's orphan asylum (under the superintendence of the Dominican Sisters); Saint Mary's hospital (in charge of the Sisters of Mercy); Butterworth hospital (with a training school for nurses); the Woman's Home and Hospital, maintained largely by the Woman's Christian Temperance Union; the Aldrich Memorial Deaconess' Home; the D.

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  • His two brothers, Prince Arthur and Edmund, duke of Somerset, and two of his sisters predeceased their father; Henry was the only son, and Margaret, afterwards queen of Scotland, and Mary, afterwards queen of France and duchess of Suffolk, were the only daughters who survived.

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  • After undergoing various vicissitudes, it now serves the purpose of a lunatic asylum and a training school for nursing sisters.

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  • But its twin towers, known as the Sisters from the tradition that they were built by a Benedictine abbess of Faversham in memory of her sister, were preserved by Trinity House as a conspicuous landmark.

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  • These were handed on, from mouth to mouth, in the small companies of the brethren or sisters.

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  • Of these ro 7 are brethren, and 73 sisters, in the order.

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  • There is usually no distinction between brothers (or sisters) and cousins, all the children of brothers and sisters speak of each other as brothers and sisters, and they call uncles and aunts fathers and mothers.

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  • relationship," brothers with their wives, and sisters with their husbands, possessing each other in common."

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  • There also, especially in the case of chiefs and chieftainesses, brothers and sisters sometimes intermarried.

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  • Even in this case the chiefs or ' Morgan has founded one of his forms of family - the consanguine - on the supposed existence in former times among the Malays and Polynesians of the custom of " intermarriage of brothers and sisters, own and collateral, in a group."

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  • All the evidence he finds in support of this is (I) the existence of the custom above mentioned in Hawaii; and (2) the absence of special terms for the relationship of uncle, aunt and cousin, this indicating, he thinks, that these were regarded as fathers, mothers, brothers and sisters.

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  • He says (p. 406) the terms of husband and wife are used in common by a group of sisters or brothers, but the fact is that the words used for husband and wife in Hawaii simply mean male and female.

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  • He studied with his sisters' governess until he was nine, when he was sent to a school at Walthamstow.

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  • Though he is a Kshatriya, the succession follows the local custom of inheritance through females; consequently his sand y of adoption authorizes him to adopt sisters' sons.

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  • In 1861 he, his sisters Jessie (1851-1884), Victoria (1853-1894)1894) and Rosina (1858-1894), and Walter Fawdon (Vokes), first as the "Vokes Children" and then as the "Vokes Family," began to perform at music halls and at the pantomimes, and by their agility and humour made the name well known to English and American theatre-goers.

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  • Fabre has found that in the nests of some species of Osmia the young bee developed in the first-formed cell, if (as often happens) she emerges from her cocoon before the inmates of the later cells, will try to work her way round these or to bite a lateral hole through the bramble shoot; should she fail to do this, she will wait for the emergence of her sisters and not make her escape at the price of injury to them.

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  • When a young queen has emerged, she stings her royal sisters (still in the pupal stage) to death.

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  • 3 9) for adultery with the emperor's sisters, but recalled by Claudius (41).(41).

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  • The Brothers (often called by the older navigators The Sisters) lie between Abd-el-Kuri and Sokotra.

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  • An English bishop, clergy, doctors and nursing sisters arrived in 1890.

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  • Besides, the less favourably situated towns suffered through the concentration of trade in the hands of their more fortunate sisters.

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  • Of Joseph we hear nothing after the boyhood of Jesus, who followed the same trade, supporting himself and perhaps his mother and younger brothers and sisters.

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  • According to the duchess of Marlborough the two sisters, who had lived hitherto while apart on extremely affectionate terms, found no enjoyment in each other's society.

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  • 5 The same year the breach between the royal sisters was made final by the dismissal of Marlborough, justly suspected of Jacobite intrigues, from all his appointments.

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  • the two sisters were temporarily reconciled, and on the occasion of Mary's last illness and death Anne showed an affectionate consideration.

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  • 158) of the Sakyas, their brothers and their sisters, together with children and wives."

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  • Failing as suitor for the hand of Pauline Bonaparte, one of Napoleon's sisters, he went in 1799 as commissioner to Santo Domingo and died there in 1802.

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  • He also founded orders of School Brothers and School Sisters, to work in the various educational agencies he had called into existence, and he laboured to institute orphanages and rescue homes.

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  • But the most interesting of all these new foundations was the Sisters of Charity, also founded by St Vincent de Paul.

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  • But even such a difficulty Hermann explains away: the little children were brothers, sisters or more distant relatives of the 1 1,000.

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  • Fine point-lace commanding high prices is made by the Presentation Sisters.

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  • 1472), mistress of James IV., and her two sisters, daughters of Lord Drummond, who were mysteriously poisoned in 1501.

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  • This last, the Anabaptist doctrine of the Lord's Supper, was to the effect that brothers and sisters in Christ should partake in remembrance of the death of Christ, and that they should thereby renew the bond of brotherly love as the basis of neighbourly life.

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  • They speak of the "breathing time" which they have had of late, and their hope that God would, as they say, "incline the magistrates' hearts so for to tender our consciences as that we might be protected by them from wrong, injury, oppression and molestation"; and then they proceed: "But if God withhold the magistrates' allowance and furtherance herein, yet we must, notwithstanding, proceed together in Christian communion, not daring to give place to suspend our practice, but to walk in obedience to Christ in the profession and holding forth this faith before mentioned, even in the midst of all trials and afflictions, not accounting our goods, lands, wives, children, fathers, mothers, brethren, sisters, yea, and our own lives, dear unto us, so that we may finish our course with joy; remembering always that we ought to obey God rather than men."

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  • Before that the sisters had written in collaboration a novel, Passion and Principle (1841), marked with that serious sense of the deficiencies in women's education, to remedy which they did so much, and Thoughts on Self-Culture addressed to Women (1850).

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  • His later years were clouded with many sorrows and disappointments; his relations with Governor Joseph Dudley were unfriendly; he lost much of his former prestige in the Church - his own congregation dwindled - and in the college; his uncle John Cotton was expelled from his 8 8 4 _ Mather, Increase charge in the Plymouth Church; his son Increase turned out a ne'er-do-well; four of his children and his second wife died in November 1713; his wife's brothers and the husbands of his sisters were ungodly and violent men; his favourite daughter Katherine, who "understood Latin and read Hebrew fluently," died in 1716; his third wife went mad in 1719; his personal enemies circulated incredible scandals about him; and in 1724-1725 he saw a Liberal once more preferred to him as a new president of Harvard.

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  • From Kaiserswerth she went to Paris, where she studied the system of nursing and management in the hospitals under the charge of the sisters of St Vincent de Paul.

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  • The chief of the fifty Nereids, she dwelt in the depths of the sea with her father and sisters.

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  • There is an Anglican convent of the Sisters of St Lawrence, with orphanage and school.

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  • BEDLAM, or Bethlehem Hospital, the first English lunatic asylum, originally founded by Simon FitzMary, sheriff of London, in 1247, as a priory for the sisters and brethren of the order of the Star of Bethlehem.

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  • They also have some orphanages, schools and medical dispensaries, under the care of sisters of charity of St Vincent de Paul.

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  • BORIS IVANOVICH, PRINCE KURAKIN (1676-1727), Russian diplomatist, was the brother-in-law of Peter the Great, their wives being sisters.

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  • repudiated the will of his father, refused to surrender the estates left to his brothers, who went into exile, and only gave up the property bequeathed to his sisters after a prolonged civil war in which Alphonso IX.

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  • Moreover, women took a share in the intellectual movement of the time, and the sisters Luisa and Angela Sigea, Joanna Vaz and Paula Vicente, daughter of Gil Vicente, constituted an informal female academy under the presidency of the Infanta D.

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  • of Terre Haute is St Mary-of-the-Woods (founded in 1840 by the Sisters of Providence, and chartered in 1846), a school for girls.

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  • In his Bee Thankfull London and her Sisters (1626), he describes himself as formerly "assistant to a reverend divine.

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  • The hospitals of the nursing sisters (Diakonissen Anstalten) number 8, while there are 60 registered private hospitals under the superintendence of responsible doctors and under the inspection of government.

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  • The office is elective, the choice being by the secret votes of the sisters from their own body.

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  • Her name, the "Unalterable" (a- privative, and Tpbirav, to turn), indicates her function, that of rendering the decisions of her sisters irreversible or immutable.

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  • With the money thus obtained the house at Spaxton, which was to become the "Abode of Love," was enlarged and furnished luxuriously, and three sisters, who contributed 6000 each, were immediately married to three of Prince's nearest disciples.

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  • It is said that he had four brothers and no sisters, that his father had a country property called La Deviniere, and was either an apothecary or a tavern-keeper.

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  • A powerful influence in Scandinavian religion was exercised by the belief in "the nornir, or Fates, usually thought of as three sisters."

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  • Hooft had been a suitor for the hand of Anna Roemer Visscher, and after the death of Roemer Visscher both the sisters visited Muiden.

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  • Quarrels broke out between the sisters, and, in order to secure her position, Zoe married Constantine, with whom she shared the throne till her death in 1050.

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  • There are, besides, the Edward Latymer foundation school for boys (1624), part of the income of which is devoted to general charitable purposes; the Godolphin school, founded in the 16th century and remodelled as a grammar school in 1861; Nazareth House of Little Sisters of the Poor, the Convent of the Sacred Heart, and other convents.

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  • If neither father nor mother survives, their share goes to the brothers and sisters of the deceased or to their descendants.

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  • Edward heaped favours on his new relatives; his father-in-law was made treasurer, and great marriages were found for his wife's sisters and brothers.

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  • The boy was trained for college by his father and by his elder sisters, who all received an excellent education.

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  • One of them, who followed his father's profession, made himself the champion of the others in disputing Leonardo's claim to his share, first in the paternal inheritance, and then in that which had been left to be divided between the brothers and sisters by an uncle.

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  • During the middle ages the doctrines of this obscure sect, which did not itself exist long, were revived in Europe by the Brethren and Sisters of the Free Spirit.

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  • Of the sisters of Edward IV., the eldest, Anne, who married the duke of Exeter, left only one daughter by her second husband, Sir Thomas St Leger; but the second, Elizabeth, married John de la Pole, duke of Suffolk, and had several children.

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  • In the city are St Vincent's Orphan Home 0875) and St Mary's Hospital (1874) under the Sisters of Charity, a Woman's Hospital (1888) and the Saginaw General Hospital 1 Mr Sage's secretary was also killed, and one of his clerks, W.

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  • Of the latter's four sisters, the eldest (Marie Eleonore) was married to Albert Frederick, duke of Prussia, the second (Anna) to Philip Louis, count palatine of Neuburg, the third (Magdalena) to John, count palatine of Zweibriicken, and the fourth (Sybille) to Charles of Habsburg, margrave of Burgau.

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  • There is a boarding school for girls, St Ann's Academy (1887), under the direction of the Sisters of St Ann.

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  • This relation was soon by the canonists identified with the blood-tie which connects real parents with their offspring, and the corollary drawn that children, who in baptism had the same god-parent, were real brothers and sisters, who might not marry either each the other or real children of the said god-parent.

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  • Other institutions of learning are: the Latter-Day Saints University (1887) and the Latter-Day Saints High School, St Mary's Academy (1875; under the Roman Catholic Sisters of the Holy Cross), All Hallows College (1886; Roman Catholic), Gordon Academy (1870; Congregational),Rowland Hall Academy (1880; Protestant Episcopal) and Westminster College (1897; Presbyterian).

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  • At Topeka is the College of the Sisters of Bethany (Protestant Episcopal, 1861) for women.

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  • (his sisters son), and the counts of Flanders and Boulogne, with many other princes of the Netherlands.

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  • the marriages of these children; and Lord Aberdeen had virtually accepted the principle, which the French government had laid down, that a husband for the queen should be found among the descendants of Philip V., and that her sisters marriage to the duc de Montpensiera son of Louis Philippeshould aot be celebrated till the queen was married and had issue.

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  • On the way he falls among bad companions, forgets his convent language, and shocks the sisters on arrival by profane swearing.

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  • Richardson the novelist, in Sir Charles Grandison, wishes there could be a Protestant nunnery in every county, " with a truly worthy divine, at the appointment of the bishop of the diocese, to direct and animate the devotion of such a society "; in 1829 the poet Southey, in his Colloquies (cxiii.), trusts that " thirty years hence this reproach also may be effaced, and England may have its Beguines and its sisters of mercy.

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  • In the Crimean War the superior and other sisters went out as nurses with Florence Nightingale.

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  • The community afterwards united with the Devonport Sisters, founded by Miss Sellon in 1849, and together they form what is known as Ascot Priory.

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  • St Vincent de Paul is considered to have begun the new era with his institution of " Sisters of Charity " in 1634.

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  • Another modern feature is the fuller recognition of family ties: Rule 29 of the Clewer sisters directs that " the sisters shall have free intercourse with relations, who may visit them at any time."

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  • In spite of great opposition from the authorities of the order, and in particular from the prioress and sisters of the Incarnation, she persevered with her scheme, being encouraged to appeal to the pope by certain priests who saw the benefit which would accrue to the Church from her zeal.

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  • The sisters were not to be literally shoeless, but to wear sandals of rope; they were to sleep on straw, to eat no meat, to be strictly confined to the cloister, and to live on alms without regular endowment.

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  • After lodging her four sisters, Teresa returned to the Incarnation; but, when the secret was discovered, Carmelites and townspeople were alike furious.

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  • It was resolved in 1585 to remove her remains to Avila, where she was born, the sisters at Alva being consoled by permission to retain the mutilated arm.

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  • Among the hospitals are the Mercy Hospital (1896, under the Sisters of Divine Providence), the Wesson Memorial (formerly Hampden Homeopathic) Hospital (1900), the Wesson Maternity Hospital (1906), and the Springfield Hospital (1883).

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  • A Roman Catholic (Jesuit) mission was begun in 1861, and a large force of priests with a bishop and lay brethren and sisters engaged in education, have been at work in the island since then, except during the two FrancoMalagasy wars.'

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  • Zeus grew up, administered an emetic to Cronus (some say Metis did this), and had the satisfaction of seeing all his brothers and sisters disgorged alive.

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  • sisters, for the sake of her wealth; but despite this marriage he had continued his amours with a waitingwoman named Fredegond, who pushed ambition to the point of crime, and she induced him to get rid of Galswintha.

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  • Charles VIII., a prince with neither intelligence nor resolution, his head stuffed with chivalric romance, was scarcely freed from his sisters control when he sought in Italy a fatal distraction from the struggle with the house of Austria.

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  • But the duc de Richelieu, a rou who had joined hands with the sisters of the house of Nesle and was jealous of Marshal de Noailles, soon regained his lost ground; and, under the influence of this panderer to his pleasures, Louis XV.

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  • incorporated the gild of the Brethren and Sisters of Maydenhith to provide certain necessaries for the celebration of Mass and to keep the bridge in order: the gild, dissolved at the Reformation, was revived by Elizabeth, who, however, later (1581) substituted for it a corporation consisting of a warden, bridgemaster, burgesses and commonalty: the governing charter until the 19th century was that of James I.

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  • survive, the succession devolves first upon his sisters, next upon his aunt and her legitimate descendants, and finally upon the legitimate descendants of the brothers of Ferdinand VII.

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  • Besides ex-officials like Slatin and Lupton, they included several Roman Catholic priests and sisters, and numbers of Greek merchants established at Khartum.

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  • Among the charitable institutions are Blessing Hospital (1875), St Mary's Hospital (1867; in charge of the Sisters of the Poor of St Francis), the Woodland Home for Orphans and Friendless (1853), St Aloysius Orphans' Home (1865), and several homes for the aged and infirm.

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  • Two other sisters were married to princes of minor importance.

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  • If one of your sisters gets married and has a boy, Señor Medena might change his mind about whom he wants to inherit the estate.

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  • Still, hiding from them wasn't going to solve anything - especially for his sisters.

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  • She was the middle of two sisters, but Mom fussed over their baby brother.

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  • You have other sisters and brothers?

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  • "Beloved. It's used for sisters, mothers, and mates in our world," Jule answered.

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  • The Indiana sisters told him to just break open their trunk—they were only interested in the contents.

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  • Why not one of his sisters or brothers – or his parents?

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  • Like his sisters and advisors, he was losing faith that his nishani existed.

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  • The dhjan had known nothing but war for over half his life, since exiled with his sisters to the tiny moon across the galaxy from his home of Anshan.

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  • He saved my sisters from his own father.

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  • "Not yet," he said, aware of what misery he was bringing his sisters.

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  • If that doesn't work, I'll take your sisters to my planet, Jetr answered.

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  • While he never believed he'd overlooked her among the throngs of women he'd met, he had heard even his sisters speak of the missing lifemate and how he had refused every woman on the planet and perhaps somehow overlooked her.

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  • The second battle he would leave to his sisters: teaching his lifemate how to behave according to dhjan standards.

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  • He didn't doubt that once she reached her new home and his sisters reminded her how to act, she would be both exquisite and tame.

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  • It might take all three sisters to rein her in, if even their hands were firm enough.

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  • A'Ran sent for his sisters to meet them outside the small dwelling they had taken refuge in several years ago.

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  • Both older sisters nodded in deference as he approached, and he glanced over them to assure himself of their health.

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  • The heavy, masculine features that made him fierce had rendered his sisters too heavy of face to be pretty.

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  • Curious, A'Ran neared, hanging back as his other two sisters approached.

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  • A'Ran, assuming his sisters could handle the newest member of their family, turned and started toward the white dwelling before him.

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  • It was nowhere near as large as their true home but was comfortable and well-maintained, an adequate place for him, his sisters, and now his lifemate.

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  • His three sisters knelt over his lifemate's still form.

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  • "Leave us," he directed his sisters.

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  • My sisters will instruct you in the behavior I expect of you.

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  • She had nothing to say to the man, unless it was to condemn him for kidnapping her, wedding her against her will, and dropping her like a sack of potatoes for his sisters to retrain.

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  • After exploring the halls and grounds for an hour or two, she returned to the main atrium, where she heard one of the sisters call her name.

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  • The scene would repeat itself several days in a row, whenever one of the sisters tracked her down.

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  • The game room was the only place the sisters didn't bug her, and for the first time since being kidnapped by Evelyn and A'Ran, she found herself having fun.

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  • "Your sisters do not possess the temperament needed to deal with her," Ne'Rin said frankly.

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  • If his sisters could not handle nishani, he must.

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  • Kiera bowed her head as she'd seen the sisters do, trying hard not to look guilty like she'd overheard his conversation.

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  • She went to the battle game to play until A'Ran called, wondering what he'd say when she told him her news about his sisters and wondering just how safe it would be to talk about Ne'Rin's conversation with his father.

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  • A'Ran knew he should chide her as he would his sisters and remind her of her place, but the words died before reaching his lips.

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  • Your sisters don't like the idea either, but I would really like to go with you.

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  • That seems to be a very harsh way of regarding your sisters' future happiness.

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  • She was distraught about something, though he couldn't fathom what might distress her if the news of his sisters' impending babes and complete loss of honor did not.

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  • You kidnap me, trick me into marrying you, dump me here alone without Evelyn or even a pad of paper, with instructions for your sisters to give me behavioral training, and run off to fight some battle somewhere else.

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  • She doubted anything would alarm this man if tricking a woman into wedding him and discovering the news of his sisters' impending children did not.

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  • He'd spoken to his sisters in depth and learned quickly just how different she was, their tales ranging from those that ought to anger him to those that amused him.

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  • Nishani had a tongue and habits that shocked all three sisters and did nothing short of aggravate Ne'Rin.

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  • If you hesitate too long, you risk your life and those of your sisters.

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  • "The babes my sisters carry will be the first birthed to Anshan in over seven sun-cycles," he said.

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  • You aren't upset with your sisters?

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  • He closed his eyes, recalling how happy he and his sisters were before the war.

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  • He sat with his sisters and mother beneath a brilliant sky atop the small rise overlooking Anshan Palace with its white columns and myriad of windows.

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  • At the age of fourteen sun-cycles, before he reached manhood, he had lost all but his sisters, been proclaimed dhjan of a planet he couldn't even visit, and made battle commander of a war he knew nothing of.

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  • Since then, he'd known nothing but war, been driven by nothing but revenge, fury, and the elusive glimmer of hope that he might one day feel as he had sitting with his mother and sisters on that hill above his rightful home.

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  • What if it were his nishani on the hill with his sisters?

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  • He cared for his sisters; they were his blood relations.

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  • She greeted the room full of people with apprehension, her interaction with his sisters with pleasure, her introduction to the clan leaders and her position of master battle planner with both excitement and awe.

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  • I was bored after he kidnapped me and left me with his sisters, she replied.

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  • She had nothing to fear from these people, especially not Mansr, a blood relative of A'Ran and his sisters.

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  • She wondered how he'd destroyed his own planet, whether his sisters were still safe.

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  • It made her angrier at Evelyn and Romas, knowing A'Ran and his sweet sisters had been forced out of their home into a life of poverty.

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  • I hope the Boston sisters find some use for theses awful things.

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  • Cynthia had received a phone call from the Boston sisters telling her their flight was delayed and they weren't now expected until late afternoon.

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  • Just as the glue was drying on the small wooden cross, a noise at the front door announced the arrival of the sisters from Boston.

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  • The sisters Quincy were anything but a matched pair.

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  • She turned to the sisters.

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  • Besides," he added, glancing at the parlor where the Quincy sisters were still gabbing, "I feel a need to get away from here a bit."

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  • As Ryland closed his door, the Quincy sisters came out of the parlor and began climbing the stairs—Effie with a cheery 'good night Mr. and Mrs. Dean,' and Claire with tight-lipped silence.

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  • Did the Boston sisters get all the poop on Annie before you got there?

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  • As he spoke, the Quincy sisters entered the front door.

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  • The two of them managed to finish attending to the chatting guests, the late rising climbers and the Quincy sisters.

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  • He probably got an early start on his own sisters down on God's little acre.

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  • Ryland made a beeline for his room, and the Quincy sisters tromped up the stairs, Effie giving a three-finger wave and Claire looking as if she'd punch out the lights of anyone who got in her way.

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  • The Quincy sisters sauntered down.

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  • She was the sole guest remaining in the building as the sisters were off for a Sunday tour of the town.

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  • The Quincy sisters strolled by moments later, arm in arm.

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  • Even Sheriff Jake Weller was there, and the city police chief and, in various costumes of night-wear, Fred, the Quincy sisters and Gladys Turnbull who'd let out a banshee scream that woke everyone but poor Edith Shipton, who'd never wake again.

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  • Fred O'Connor gave a brief—unusual for him—explanation of Annie, careful not to identify her as a Quincy and the sisters' ancestor.

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  • Donald Ryland and Franny Mulligan were checking out this evening, as soon as he returned with Donnie, followed by the Quincy sisters scheduled departure in the morning.

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  • It'll give him something to do now that the Annie Quincy business is over and the sisters are returning to Boston.

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  • One or the other of the Boston sisters?

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  • The Quincy sisters had left the day after Cynthia's return from Indiana.

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  • We're both only children so there aren't any brothers or sisters.

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  • He has two parents and three sisters.

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  • As the days passed, the little filly grew stronger and they finally released her in the pasture with her mother and sisters.

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  • Even his sisters were scratching their heads.

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  • Mr. Reynolds was comforting a weeping Mums, and all of Josh's sisters had their husbands to comfort them.

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  • She wanted to talk to Mums or one of Josh's sisters but was afraid of upsetting them further.

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  • Gerald had two married sisters and a passel of nieces and nephews – all of whom he was openly proud.

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  • Like many sisters, they offer a striking contrast in personalities.

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  • You must never reproach me with who I am, where you found me or with my sisters from whom you stole me.

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  • accomplished musician together with at least two of his six or seven sisters.

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  • I must say that I enjoyed the 70's, sporting a mega Afro with all my brothers and sisters.

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  • SANTA CRUZ METRO The sisters ' music is a unique amalgam of influences.

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  • Today as sisters with an active apostolate, we perpetuate this tradition by maintaining a fervent life in common.

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  • The Nine Sisters and the axis Mundi New ideas on the axis mundi in northern epic tales by Alby Stone.

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  • My brother and sisters and I barely talked about this great bane of our lives.

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  • stardom beckons for the Webb Sisters Both Charley Webb and her younger sister Hattie have always had a thirst for music.

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  • billy goats, three magic beans, three beautiful sisters, three wicked witches or even three bothered bears.

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  • I like to text my sisters, friends, boyfriend and my sister's boyfriend.

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  • He was called Simon, and this is the worst part, was my sisters boyfriend... .

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  • bridles at the suggestion that neither she, nor anyone else, can live with the Williams sisters.

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  • Your sisters and I are going word search game online to motor to Westchester and lunch there with your sister and your latest brother-in-law.

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  • cauldronree sisters, like the three witches of Macbeth, have an exotic caldron on the bubble.

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  • While I found the whole concept extremely cheesy, my younger sisters, aged nine and six, seemed to lap it up.

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  • cheque the time came for repayment, one of Satar's sisters, Rachida, gave Apolinario a check for 500 million meticais.

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  • Having more brothers and sisters increased the chances of economic inactivity, and having more brothers increased the risk of early childbearing for women.

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  • close-run battle between the Carmelite Sisters of the Divine Heart of Jesus and the Corpus Christi Carmelite Sisters.

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  • Even tho his sisters married commoners, finding a wife for Prince Felipe proved more difficult.

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  • With the help of Saint Louise de Marillac he founded also founded the congregation of the Sisters of Charity.

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  • conjugal affection, Sir Eliot Howard, we do not like the character of his sisters.

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  • contemplative nuns at Tymawr and now the Sisters of the Good Shepherd at Llanfrechfa.

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  • It seems very cowardly, trying to distance themselves from people who are often their ethnic brothers and sisters.

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  • A local expert and the rangers will take you on a night walk around Three Sisters Recreation Area looking for these misunderstood creatures.

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  • Brothers big sisters is unique commercial marketing director cell.

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  • The women meanwhile, mother, sisters, lovers, friends, wife, wore flowing velvet and silk dresses.

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  • drug addict mother, Ruth, was jailed after admitting cruelty toward Rikki and two of his three sisters.

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  • The Wrigley Sisters Scotland UK BBC award winning fiddle, guitar and piano folk duo.

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  • eldest of the three sisters you have?

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  • His final exhortation to his Sisters also sums up his own life: ' Charity!

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  • fated mate, had been rendered unconscious and unaware of what her sisters had planned.

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  • The three Gemmell sisters have proved their seeding and are all in the semi finals today, Girls U 13, 15, 17.

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  • The acting is also generally first-rate, notably Keira Knightley, who played Elizabeth Bennett, one of five sisters seeking to get married.

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  • Macaulay never married, but was inordinately fond of his sisters and of his nieces.

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  • The two women were sisters and the men, lifelong friends.

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  • Wicked LP from the sisters that includes the all time disco funk break classic I Believe In Miracles.

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  • The Magdalene Sisters, which has provoked the fury of the Catholic Church, is due to open in UK cinemas next February.

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  • The youngest of eight (including six sisters) the disco world had always seemed glamorous.

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  • Three billy goats, three magic beans, three beautiful sisters, three wicked witches or even three bothered bears.

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  • The failure of the Williams sisters to win much over the past two years was greeted with much hand-wringing by some commentators.

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  • The sisters had grown up with these strange happenings.

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  • To illustrate human rights jurisprudence, let me mention a case involving two young severely disabled sisters in their twenties.

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  • Kelly blue book calling your sisters straight day.

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  • loathsome things than your sisters ever did.

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  • His mother and father sang and they and his three brothers and two sisters all at some time played melodeon.

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  • Having five sisters, who are all midwives, and a mother who has been practicing midwifery for some 30 years.

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  • migrated northward toward Birmingham in search of work, and on the way met the Docker sisters.

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  • needy brothers and sisters.

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  • The sisters also established a Night Camp where slum children could wash and wear clean nightclothes.

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  • The sisters have a French rather than an English outlook which can be seen in the unquestioning obedience Janie gives to her sisters.

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  • orderlys a small unit of sisters and doctors and nursing orderlies.

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  • The two youngest sisters died together in a joined suicide pact.

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  • Two sisters martyred in Rome for refusing to marry pagans.

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  • It is only 1 minutes walk from the Bronte parsonage, once home to the famous Bronte sisters.

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  • Yet there is genuine pathos in the regrets and resentments of the two sisters.

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  • Next morning, I heard the pitter patter of my sisters moving around the house.

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  • GlobFunds: Best - I was 14, she was my sisters French pen pal.

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  • Mary Morgan, 16 years old, putter: Been three years below; works with two sisters on mother's account.

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  • Not only that, but the sisters of the previous rector were on hand, and eager to add lurid detail.

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  • Mission, as our Orthodox brothers and sisters have so helpfully reminded us, is the liturgy after the liturgy.

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  • In 1677 Everett sold his life interest to Gerald Conyers, who had already acquired the reversion from Richard Clark's sisters.

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  • We gotta wake up and smell the roses, brothers and sisters.

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  • I was horrified one day when I saw the sisters carrying into Mother House half a cow, blood dripping onto their white saris.

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  • Unity is the only savior for my homeland Macedonia and my dear ethnic Macedonian brothers and sisters in and out of Macedonia!

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  • scissor sisters with their up-tempo feel good electro rock pop sound.

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  • In spite of seven credited scriptwriters - including the Giussani sisters - the plotting is full of holes and the characterisations are tissue thin.

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  • Three of these brothers (William, Thomas & Zachariah) married three sisters (Nettie, Amanda & Eva Timm ).

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  • I think scissor sisters will be around for a while to come yet.

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  • She used the ugly sisters to kidnap the Prince because they would do anything to ruin Cinderella's life.

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  • Someone is needed to interview two spinster sisters in their nineties for a research project in Social History and Folklore.

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  • Citations are very occasionally given in full in the Gazette (e.g. for some nursing sisters who received the MM ).

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  • The leads were good, the nasty sisters made an excellent job of their roles, in short nobody let the standard slip.

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  • sorority sisters.

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  • spaniel sisters that we can no longer look after.

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  • The two elder sisters came to terms with their situation but the youngest one never did and became a dissatisfied spinster.

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  • One of the first recorded incidents of materialization took place in America during 1860 by the Fox sisters, founders of modern spiritualism.

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  • springer spaniel sisters that we can no longer look after.

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  • springer spaniel sisters that we can no longer look after.

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  • stardom beckons for the Webb Sisters Both Charley Webb and her younger sister Hattie have always had a thirst for music.

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  • They are not used in people who have motor tics, whose brothers or sisters have tics or a family history of Tourettes syndrome.

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  • Grace Line built four sisters in 1918, all 360 feet long and around 4800 gross tons.

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  • Add the Fraser sisters and Georgina Boyes to the mix and you have something utterly transcendent.

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  • Sisters in sorrow see the widows twain; The Lady Alice, Margaret the Queen.

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  • ugly sisters do their best to cause confusion.. .

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  • Brought up by their eccentric uncle Django, the McCabe sisters had assumed their mid-thirties would be a time of happiness and stability.

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  • unquestioning obedience Janie gives to her sisters.

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  • Some ward sisters reported dealing with up to 18 consultants on one ward sisters reported dealing with up to 18 consultants on one ward, who all wanted to liaise with the sister.

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  • As the doctrine of two kingdoms, one of this world and one of the world of the dead, becomes crystallized, the dominions of the two sisters are sharply differentiated from one another.

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  • It is interesting as the residence of Lazarus and his sisters, and a favourite retreat of Jesus (see especially John xi., which describes the miracle of the resurrection of Lazarus at this place).

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  • I turned round, thinking that it was one of the sisters talking to me - I was alone.

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  • If there is no issue she takes the whole of the personal estate, while the real estate, subject to her dower, goes first to her husband's father and then to his mother, brothers and sisters.

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  • John Aubrey, the antiquary, chronicles that the sisters of Sir John Suckling, the courtier-poet, once went to the bowling-green in Piccadilly, crying, "for fear he should lose all their portions."

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  • On the west side are the institution of the sisters of St Vincent; the Ratisbon school; the Montefiore hospice; the British ophthalmic hospital of the knights of St John; the convent and church of the Clarisses; and the Moravian leper hospital.

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  • a selection of the lectures given to the Visitation, reported by the sisters who heard them, some of his sermons, a large number of his letters, various short treatises of devotion.

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  • All creatures he called his "brothers" or "sisters" - the chief example is the poem of the "Praises of the Creatures," wherein "brother Sun," "sister Moon," "brother Wind," and "sister Water" are called on to praise God.

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  • The chief works of the next years were the revision and final redaction of the Rule and the formation or organization of the "Third Order" or "Brothers and Sisters of Penance," a vast confraternity of lay men and women who tried to carry out, without withdrawing from the world, the fundamental principles of Franciscan life (see Tertiaries).

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  • Just south of the city is Kemper Hall, a Protestant Episcopal school for girls, under the charge of the Sisters of St Mary, opened in 1870 as a memorial to Jackson Kemper (1789-1870), the first missionary bishop (1835-1859), and the first bishop of Wisconsin (1854-1870) of the Protestant Episcopal Church.

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  • Instead of aiming at Church extension, they built settlements on the estates of friendly noblemen, erected Brethren's and Sisters' houses, and cultivated a quiet type of spiritual life.

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  • xvii.) he complains that the young men misbehaved with the sisters after the agape.

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  • of which directs how the sisters after the synaxis of the ninth hour (3 P.M.) are to dine: "When you sit down at a table and come to break bread, seal it thrice with the sign of the cross and thus give thanks: ` We thank thee, our Father, for thy holy resurrection; for through Jesus thy servant thou hast shewn it unto us.

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  • of Soissons), of St Crepinle-Petit, and St Crepin-le-Grand (the site of which is occupied by a house belonging to the Sisters of Mercy), in or near Soissons, commemorated the places sanctified by their imprisonment and burial.

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  • A colony with Latin rights was founded on Pontiae in 313 B.C. Nero, Germanicus's eldest son, and the sisters of Caligula, were confined upon it; while Pandateria was the place of banishment of Julia, daughter of Augustus, of her daughter Agrippina the elder, and of Octavia, the divorced wife of Nero.

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  • Another storied stone is called the Witches' Stone, because it marks the place near Forres where Macbeth is said to have encountered the weird sisters.

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  • Although twice married he left no children, and his immense possessions passed to his four sisters.

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  • To his sisters he writes: "Ces trois choses, la volonte, le travail, le succes, se partagent toute l'existence humaine.

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  • It is worthy of note that Josephine then won a triumph over Joseph Bonaparte and his sisters, who had been intriguing to effect a divorce.

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  • 4 The words mean: This shrine for ashes of the Buddha, the Exalted One, is the pious work of the Sakiyas, his brethren, associated with their sisters, and their children, and their wives.

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  • One of her sisters bids her be careful, but they reassure themselves with the thought that the Rhine-gold is safe, since no one can win it who does not renounce love.

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  • The custom of marriages between brothers and sisters, agreeable to old Persian as to old Egyptian ethics, was instituted in Egypt by the second Ptolemy when he married his full sister Arsinoe Philadelphus.

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  • He earned the surname of "Pious" by banishing his sisters and others of immoral life from court; by attempting to reform and purify monastic life; and by showing great liberality to the church.

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  • His father had died in 1780, and he was now the sole support, not only of his wife and two children, but of his mother, brothers and sisters.

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  • They spread throughout Central America and Mexico and as far south as Lima, and with the order of sisters, founded in 1668 by Anna Maria del Galdo, were conspicuous for their devotion during times of plague and other contagious diseases.

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  • In the city are the state library (1842), the state law library (1839), the Illinois historical library (1889), of which the State Historical Society (1903) is a department, and the Illinois Supreme Court library; several educational institutions, including Concordia-Seminar (Evangelical Lutheran), the Ursuline Academy (Roman Catholic), and the Academy of the Sacred Heart (Roman Catholic); the Springfield hospital (1897; Lutheran), and the St John's hospital (1875; under the Sisters of St Francis), two orphanages, two homes for aged women, and a sanatorium; the permanent grounds of the State Fair (157 acres), and a state rifle range and militia camp-ground (160 acres).

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  • He read plays, attended the village fairs, shot plovers in the fenland, and enjoyed a dance with his sisters.

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  • transept contains a series of beautiful lancet windows called the Five Sisters.

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  • north of the city, at what was formerly called Botetourt Springs (there is a sulphur spring), is Hollins Institute (1842) for girls; and in the city are the National Business College, the City Hospital (1899), private hospitals, and St Vincent's Orphan Asylum (1893) for boys, under the Sisters of Charity.

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  • Besides the city, there are the Northern Ohio (for the insane, founded in 1855), the Cleveland general, Lake Side (endowed), St Alexis and the Charity hospitals (the last managed by Sisters of Charity).

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  • The word denotes in very early French law the portion of lands or money given by fathers and mothers to their sons or daughters on marriage, and usually connotes a renunciation by the latter of any future inheritance; or it may denote the portion given by the eldest son to his brothers and sisters when he was sole inheritor.

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  • The eldest son alone succeeded to the crown; but at the same time a custom was established by which the king made territorial provision suitable to their rank for his other children or for his brothers and sisters; custom forbade their being left landless.

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  • The story of the voluntary sacrifice of the Attic maiden Aglauros on behalf of her country in time of war (commemorated by the ephebi taking the oath of loyalty to their country in her temple), and of the leap of the three sisters over the Acropolis rock (see Erechtheus), probably points to an old human sacrifice.

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  • Here with his five brothers and sisters Riemann spent his boyhood and received, chiefly from his father, the elements of his education.

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  • On his return he found both his parents dead, and was appointed the guardian of his eleven young brothers and sisters, in which capacity, profiting by the spoliation of the church, he accumulated immense riches.

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  • Returning to Mittau, he succeeded in gaining a footing at court there through one of his sisters, who was the fancy of the ruling minister, Peter Bestuzhev, whose established mistress was no less a person than the young duchess Anne Ivanovna.

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  • He deprived his mother and sisters of their possessions, was hated by his subjects on account of his oppressions, and in 5236 was placed under the imperial ban and driven from Austria.

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  • They declare that we are all the children of God, and therefore must consider ourselves as brothers and sisters.

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  • The death of his widowed mother in 1850 left him almost without resources, with a family of younger brothers and sisters dependent upon him.

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  • In 1732 another tragedy, Eriphile, appeared, with the same kind of halting success which had distinguished the appearance of its elder sisters since Odipe.

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  • In the parish of Lochrutton, a few miles south-west of Maxwelltown, there is a good example of a stone circle, the "Seven Grey Sisters," and an old peel-tower in the Mains of Hills.

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  • Later examples are the two sisters, Martha and Mary (x.

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  • The family had strong Catholic leanings, and two of Nicholas's sisters, who must have been much older than he was, became nuns of Sion convent before its dissolution.

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  • The buildings of the society include a church, a school and houses for the brethren, the sisters and the widowed of both sexes, while it possesses an ethnographical museum and other collections of interest.

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  • At the latter place there is an orphanage under the superintendence of the Sisters of St Vincent de Paul.

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  • Among its many charitable institutions are a Masonic Home and School (1893), a Home for the Homeless (1867), St Elizabeth's Home (1886), St Luke's Home (1869), a Home for Aged Men and Couples (1879), Utica Orphan Asylum (1830), St Joseph's Infant Home (1893) and St John's Female Orphan Asylum (1834), both under the Sisters of Charity; the House of the Good Shepherd (1872; Protestant Episcopal); and the General (1873; City of Utica), Homeopathic (1895), St Luke's (1869; supported by the Protestant Episcopal Churches), St Elizabeth's (1866; Sisters of the Third Order of St Francis) and Faxton (1873) hospitals.

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  • He became the victim of a certain "earnest-frothy" speculator, who induced him to sell his little Lincolnshire estate at Grasby, and to invest the proceeds, with all his other money, and part of that of his brothers and sisters, in a "Patent Decorative Carving Company": in a few months the whole scheme collapsed, and Tennyson was left penniless.

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  • Du Cange discovered and quoted a deed of donation by him dated 1207, by which certain properties were devised to the churches of Notre Dame de Foissy and Notre Dame de Troyes, with the reservation of life interests to his daughters Alix and Damerones, and his sisters Emmeline and Haye, all of whom appear to have embraced a monastic life.

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  • Three Sisters, Jefferson and St Helens.

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  • His work also included observations on putrefaction and fermentation, which he spoke of as sisters, on the nature of salts, and on the preparation of pure metals.

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  • The sisters of Meleager were 2 The god 'EAcoiiv was also Phoenician; see Driver, Genesis, p. 165; Lagrange, Religions Semitiques, Index, s.v.

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  • The city is the seat of the Bordentown Military Institute (with the Woodward memorial library), of the state manual training and industrial school for coloured youth, of the St Joseph's convent and mother-house of the Sisters of Mercy, and of St Joseph's academy for girls.

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