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  • Dinner will be ready at six O'clock.

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  • Howie, now able to usually remain with a vehicle, stayed with the car to a suburban ranch style house only six miles from the kidnapping.

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  • Six, but who's counting?

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  • "See if you can pick them up on number six," a young man called.

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  • Before the battle of Borodino our strength in proportion to the French was about as five to six, but after that battle it was little more than one to two: previously we had a hundred thousand against a hundred and twenty thousand; afterwards little more than fifty thousand against a hundred thousand.

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  • I can't shut down the experiment until six PM tomorrow night.

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  • In six minutes he was up and awake, looking confused.

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  • But on the road, the highroad along which the troops marched, there was no such freshness even at night or when the road passed through the forest; the dew was imperceptible on the sandy dust churned up more than six inches deep.

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  • We have still six hundred quarters left, he inquired.

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  • The second floor contained six quarters, five rooms for guests and the rear left corner occupied by Fred O'Connor.

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  • Police called it the work of one person, attributed to at least six earlier deaths.

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  • We caught up to accident in six or seven minutes.

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  • While it was hard to tell his height when he was seated, he looked to be Sean's size, well over six feet tall.

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  • Jane, our GPS, as Betsy named her, didn't let us down and we found our friend's cabin at the end of a dusty road, hungry for dinner after a six hour drive.

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  • Next I was shown a photograph of a chubby cheeked man about forty, with short hair and a six o'clock shadow.

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  • He was also listed as a person of interest in the deaths of at least six young women in the Missouri-Kentucky area.

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  • I do know the body wasn't found for six weeks.

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  • "Four safe houses in six days have been destroyed," he said.

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  • One child was six years old, the other two or three years older.

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  • When we got to Jersey City at six o'clock Friday evening we were obliged to cross the Harlem River in a ferry-boat.

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  • They packed as much as they could on six mules and left the other six for riding.

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  • Six months - since Dad died.

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  • I eat breakfast at six in the morning and supper at six in the evening.

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  • It was a warm late afternoon as I stood out on the sidewalk and looked up at the six massive columns towering above another busy and impressive train station.

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  • Our motel was at least five or six miles up the coast highway through town.

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  • "He killed, like, six or seven guys right in front of me," she said.

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  • "I have only six nails," he said, "and it will take a little time to hammer out ten more."

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  • This happened six hundred years ago, in the city of Florence in Italy.

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  • The boy just turned six.

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  • She flew directly to Boston on Friday and I met her at Logan Airport at six.

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  • I've found four unsolved abductions over a six year period that look very close to his work.

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  • I couldn't tell if the look he gave me was incredulity or concern but he grabbed my arm and led me outside where a suited man who must have topped six foot five was walking toward us.

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  • He served his time and after six months of monitoring, he's on his own.

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  • Most were easy to open plastic containers but six cans of baked beans were without an opener.

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  • He'd dropped twenty in the past six.

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  • There were more than he expected, and he counted six.

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  • He drew a deep breath, refreshed by the idea of slaughtering six bad guys at one time.

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

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  • Her first impression was confirmed—the men in the room were UFC material, all well over six feet and solid.

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  • Burn the six safe houses.

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  • Just under six feet tall, wide-shouldered and lean, Darkyn's youthful appearance was framed by short, dark hair.

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  • The ten-year-old girl had resided at Bird Song with David Dean, his wife Cynthia, and Dean's seventy-seven-year-old stepfather, Fred O'Connor, for the past six months.

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  • He guessed her to be nearly six feet tall.

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  • Not some guy who sells you a six dollar wine in a half-full glass.

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  • It's a good six hours away and that's only as long as she's been gone.

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  • David, six weeks ago I thought I might be pregnant!

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  • Monday was transition day at Bird Song, with the arrival of six new guests to fill three vacated rooms, with only the four Dawkins, Brandon Westlake, and Pumpkin Green staying on.

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  • Dean explained, as succinctly as possible, their concern for this child who'd spent six months in their care.

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  • He could lie and tell them he was a police officer or sheriff and maybe squeeze some tidbit of information about recently released mom Patsy, but surely Fitzgerald would find out and tank his election ambitions, if those aspirations weren't already six feet under.

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  • He and his buddies finished first six or seven times in a row.

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  • I couldn't find nothing on Josh without a last name, but Ed Plotke was in the phone book for six years between 1956 and 1962.

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  • Six ladies, all carrying campaign signs, formed an honor guard around the vehicle.

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  • The six ladies-in-waiting of the Dean for Sheriff brigade cupped their hands and booed the competition, to the delight of the crowd.

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  • The weapon hadn't been cleaned since it was last fired, but all six chambers contained bullets.

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  • "On that note, let's have some supper," Dean said, noting his Fat Tire six pack was now filled with empties, thanks to two drinks for each of the threesome.

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  • There was a question of jurisdictions and when Weller volunteered that Martha was safe and comfortable at Bird Song where she'd spent the last six months, no one seemed to protest.

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  • Her soul had been sentient only since she died-dead, about six months ago.

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  • Not many people thought differently of the first Ancient Immortal, who had led the Council with six of his sons for many years before being killed.

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  • The human I created twenty six years ago.

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  • "Five souls a minute times how many minutes in the past six months …" Gabriel shook his head.

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  • Carmen's first impulse was to snatch Destiny back, but the six months waiting period had long passed.

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  • I mean, if she was going to try, she should have come back before the six months was up... right?

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  • He had been in the hospital six weeks.

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  • At under six feet tall, Logan was still almost half a foot taller than she was.

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  • There were six students around five-years-old and an older boy on the verge of puberty sitting around a beautiful blond, who was reading a book out loud.

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  • I am six months pregnant.

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  • The experimental surgeries I performed the first six months were not geared towards curing you at all.

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  • "So you just rode around in my head for twenty six years?" she asked, confused.

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  • Your amnesia is trauma induced from the rape you survived six years ago.

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  • She sat in the general manager's office of the fast food joint where she'd worked for six months.

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  • He was taller than average, over six and a half feet, built like a rock with wide shoulders and tapered abdomen and hips beneath a jumpsuit similar to those worn by the prisoners.

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  • The smallest statue was Rhyn as a child of five or six, standing on Antarctica.

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  • It.s a three-hour trek, so you can expect them between five and six.

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  • He doubted Katie would be anything like a demon mother, and yet, he could see the both of them ending up as his father and mother did: dead-dead before their child was six.

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  • I.m not six anymore, Mama.

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  • Post six guards in this hallway.

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  • Crushed, she realized she had six hours to keep Jade busy in the hopes he didn.t kill her.

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  • Evelyn was six feet tall and Romas a full head taller than her.

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  • It has six legs.

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  • They don't have dogs, and it only has six legs!

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  • Six days passed on the ship.

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  • She awoke six more times willing the nightmare to be over.

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  • She didn't see one woman under six feet tall or any man who didn't tower over six feet.

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  • The cell where she sat measured six by six with a grey bench.

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  • I guess I shouldn't be snoopy either, but we've had a lot of guests in the last six months and I've never felt this uncomfortable about any of the others.

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  • The second floor contained six, five rooms for guests, the sixth occupied by Fred O'Connor.

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  • Perhaps that's why many of the citizens of the picturesque town decided they might as well enjoy mother nature's offerings rather than remain locked indoors for six or seven months.

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  • Edith Shipton's rental car, blanketed in six inches of fresh snow, remained out front.

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  • The trio was far more comfortable now, six months later, with enough money in the bank to keep the wolves away, and expectations, if not of prosperity, of at least a reasonably comfortable coming season.

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  • Six months without a mystery and I'm still in top form.

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  • "The number six and nine lifts service most of the double black diamond runs," Dean said to Fred with a smile as the old man glided to a wide stop.

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  • Why seven Valentine cards instead of six?

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  • The three third floor rooms contained six ice climbers while Donald Ryland remained in the small first floor quarters.

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  • I voted for Franklin Delano Roosevelt five or six times.

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  • While the independent woman had only been to Ouray once in the six months the Deans had been married, she and her son-in-law got along spectacularly.

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  • The past half-year was the best six months of his life.

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  • Now, six months later, in spite of the windshield pockmarked from the gravel roads of Ouray County, it felt like an old friend.

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  • At six feet, two inches tall, with a slim, athletic build, he moved with the grace of a dancer.

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  • Six reside in London.

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  • Wasn't the last time five or six years ago?

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  • When Jackson entered the house, he glanced at the antique clock on the mantle: two minutes to six.

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  • Jackson was right; she could barely get through five or six measures before the tears started to flow.

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  • Elisabeth pulled into the drive at three minutes to six.

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  • You've already drawn six pints?

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  • Six inch high strappy heels adorned her feet.

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  • The full moon is in six days.

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  • They were simply very tall – all well over six feet.

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  • Of all the... do you actually think I traveled six hundred miles just for a tumble in the hay with you?

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  • Sure, you say that now, but come Monday morning you'll be six hundred miles away.

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  • They were all over six feet, all engineered for power, agility, and endurance.

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  • Precisely at six the next morning, he strode through the medical facility's maximum security barriers.

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  • Kris heard what Kiki didn't say, that only Andre had been able to keep the Council together after their father's death.  The six headstrong brothers of the Council That Was Seven had respected Andre, who was an adult when the rest of the brothers were born.

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  • The longest I had lasted in one foster home was six months.

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  • But for the past six weeks or so, neither Billie nor Willie could be found anywhere.

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  • It was ten past six, according to his bedside clock.

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  • The only exception to the lonely customers was a young fam­ily of four, husband, wife, girl about nine and boy about six.

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  • He grasped the handle of tray number six but, before opening it, glanced down at Cynthia Byrne.

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  • It only took me six tries.

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  • We're only six days behind him, maybe less.

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  • He can go anywhere in the world in six days, especially if he has a couple of a million dollars.

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  • "I don't know but he's had six weeks since he disappeared," answered Dean.

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  • He could see the biker clearly now, six or seven telephone poles ahead.

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  • It was six weeks today since Jeffrey Byrne's disappearance and ever since, Dean's world had revolved around that happening like a long-playing record.

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  • To listen to her talk, you'd think he was six feet tall and bullet proof.

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  • The phone ran six times and then stopped.

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  • Not that it mattered; he still had her beat by a good six inches.

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  • Fifteen minutes to travel six miles to the clinic — most of it rough gravel roads.

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  • Mrs. Barnett, you're four to six weeks pregnant.

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  • Lori had six months to change her mind.

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  • Their betrothal was short by White God standards, a matter of six days.

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  • When I return from my first adventure, you'll have six sons running around the hall.

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

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  • We're having six kids.

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  • This boy is between six and ten summers, when his body is strong enough to contain the beast and yet still pure.

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  • He tore into the center of the group, hacking down two men before the other six reacted.

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  • My uncle tells me this is why I must wait until my dear son is six or seven summers.

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  • It was after six am, but still not full daylight.

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  • There were three of them … well, six now.

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  • A mature bull weighs over a ton and can be six feet or more at the hump.

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  • Bison can jump six feet high.

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  • Six. There are two ewes and three lambs somewhere up there.

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  • Six people left the corral that morning.

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  • They gave him six months, but ...

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  • She was one of a litter of six and they didn't want the puppies because they were mixed breed.

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  • She opened the mini blinds and looked down at the busy city six stories below.

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  • Beside the tank was a pile of split wood about three feet high and six feet long.

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  • Five minutes before six.

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  • Wasn't there supposed to be something between "nice to meet you" and "I love you" - like six months of courtship?

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  • It is only a fracture, but she's going to have to stay off it for six weeks.

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  • Had it actually been six months ago that things had begun changing so dramatically?

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  • Yes, life had changed in the last six months, but they were fortunate that those changes had been for the good.

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  • The man before her – a Watcher by his glowing green eyes and the Original Watcher by his unusual height of nearly six feet – was smiling.

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  • Rule six, no questions.

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  • Rule number six: no questions.

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  • His senses picked up six Guardians.

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  • Six months ago, they lost their ability to move between worlds, mainly because the immortal world was destroyed.

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  • His face six inches away, he was gazing at her with a strange light in his eyes, but it wasn't the glow that caught her attention.

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  • Despite being over six feet tall, Charles was no more of an obstacle than Jessi's small body.

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  • I've only killed six in my lifetime.

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  • But only six women.

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  • You've GPS chipped me, killed six women, warned me about betraying you and now, you're hunting me down like a people-burger.

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  • If you can't, call me by six.

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  • Exactly. We're due to move our headquarters, but his wife had a baby six months ago.

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  • You tell me you've killed six women, and I invite you into my house.

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  • You killed six women and god knows how many men.

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  • Darian had killed off six Others while the rest had fled.

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  • Noteworthy among the buildings within the ancient citadel is a small tetrastyle temple, variously ascribed to Jupiter and Minerva, the portico supported by six monolithic columns of cippolino, four being in front.

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  • According to Hagenbeck's estimate, this elephant, which came from the French Congo, was about six years old at the time it came under scientific notice.

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  • Albert married Elizabeth, daughter of Meinhard IV., count of Gdrz and Tirol, who bore him six sons and five daughters.

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  • and six choristers to pray for himself and wife and for Henry IV.

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  • In August he skirmished with Sir James Yeo's small squadron of six vessels, but made little effective use of his own fourteen.

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  • When Galen again attacked Holland six years later he was in alliance with Louis, but he soon deserted his new friend, and fought for the emperor Leopold I.

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  • The molar teeth are six in number on each side, increasing in size from before backwards, and, as in the elephants, with a horizontal succession, the anterior teeth being lost before the full development of the posterior ones, which gradually move forward, taking the place of those that are destroyed by wear.

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  • they are composed of only from ' six to nine segments, which are beset with prominent spines, some of the latter appearing to be organs of special sense.

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

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  • Hinds states that the hibernating individuals live for more than six months.

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  • It consequently has four vertices and six edges.

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  • The figures for Germany-representing four out of six divisions of that country-are remarkable.

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  • If then the risk under trees exceeds that in the open in Hungary and the United States, at least five or six times as many people must remain in the open as seek shelter under trees.

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  • The beds remain in bearing for six or eight months, and then the spent manure is taken to the surface again for garden and field purposes.

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  • The county court, consisting of three commissioners elected for six years but with terms so arranged that one retires every two years, is the police and fiscal authority.

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  • Other officers are the clerk of the county court, elected for six years, the sheriff, who also acts as tax-collector and treasurer, the prosecuting attorney, one or two assessors, the surveyor of lands and the superintendent of free schools, all elected for the term of four years; the sheriff may not serve two consecutive full terms. In addition there are boards appointed or elected by various authorities and charged with specific duties.

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  • They are governed by a board of regents consisting of the state superintendent and six other members appointed by the governor.

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  • Having obtained a papal bull, he founded it by deed of the 12th of June 1458, converting the hospital into a college with a president and six fellows, to which college two days later Magdalen Hall surrendered itself and its possessions, its members being incorporated into "the New College of St Mary Magdalen."

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  • The intimacy began in 28 and lasted till 23 B.C. These six years must not, however, be supposed to have been a period of unbroken felicity.

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

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  • six months after the publication of the first book.

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  • Macaulay imputes this reduction to Hastings as a characteristic act of financial immorality; but in truth it had been expressly enjoined by the court of directors, in a despatch dated six months before he took up office.

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  • He is assisted by the conseil colonial numbering sixteen members, six of whom are French citizens elected by the French, six natives elected by the natives, the other four being members of the chamber of commerce of Saigon and the conseil prive.

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  • Primary instruction is given in some six hundred schools.

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  • The thirteen lords were assisted by twelve other inhabitants chosen by the freeholders, and when the number of lords was reduced to six, seven others were chosen from the assistants.

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  • Few persons can see with the naked eye - much less measure - more than six stars of the Pleiades, although all the stars measured by Maestlin have been seen with the naked eye by a few individuals of exceptional powers of eyesight.

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  • This form of micrometer is of course capable of giving results of high precision, but the drawback is that the process involves a minimum of six pointings and the entering of six screw-head readings in order to measure the two co-ordinates of the star.

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  • The first series contained six essays, the most notable being that "On the office of a Chaplain," which throws much light on the position of a large section of the clergy at that time.

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  • The yield of corn varies from six to ten times the amount sown.

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  • The rights of the Six Nations to all this territory were purchased at Albany, New York, by the Susquehanna Company in 1754, but the work of colonization was delayed for a time by the Seven Years' War.

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  • In the meantime the Six Nations (in 1768) had repudiated their sale of the region to the Susquehanna Company and had sold it to the Penns; the Penns had erected here the manors of Stoke and Sunbury, the government of Pennsylvania had commissioned Charles Stewart, Amos Ogden and others to lay out these manors, and they had arrived and taken possession of the block-house and huts at Mill Creek in January 1769.

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  • Edgar Mortara, when between five and six years of age, fell ill.

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  • Before she was six years old negotiations were opened, which dragged on for several years, for marrying the princess to James IV.

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  • In 1500 the diet had divided Germany into six circles, for the maintenance of peace, to which the emperor at the diet of Cologne in 1512 added four others.

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  • He knew something of six languages, and could discuss art, music, literature or theology.

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  • The course of the road after the first six miles from Rome is not identical with that of any modern road, but can be clearly traced by remains of pavement and buildings along its course.

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  • Six editions of the Opera philosophica appeared at Amsterdam between 1650 and 1678; a twovolume edition at Leipzig in 1843; there are also French editions, euvres philosophiques, by A.

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  • The truce was disturbed by raids on both sides, but in 1204 it was renewed for six years.

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  • Having received his elementary education at the monastery of Monte Cassino, he studied for six years at the university of Naples, leaving it in his-sixteenth year.

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  • The siege was long and costly; the army suffered severely; and only the tenacity of the tsar kept it in camp for six weeks.

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  • Nevertheless, on his recovery, much to his credit, he overlooked it, and they continued to direct affairs for six years longer.

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  • The Queen's Park and Titwood clubs in Glasgow have each three greens, and as they can quite comfortably play six rinks on each, it is not uncommon to see 144 players making their game simultaneously.

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  • For some five or six centuries before1908-1909the junction with the Euphrates was at Korna, some 30 m.

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  • succeeded to the throne when a boy of six.

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  • The Alexander legend was the theme of poetry in all European languages; six or seven German poets dealt with the subject, and it may be read in French, English, Spanish, Danish, Swedish, Icelandic, Flemish and Bohemian.

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  • The Albanians in Greece and Italy, though separated for six centuries from the parent stock, have not yet been absorbed by the surrounding populations.

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  • in diameter, and bear in the axil a solitary, stalked, white flower, about the size and shape of the garden anemone, with six or more petals and twice as many hypogynous stamens.

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  • I I, 13), occupied Edom for six months and devastated it; it was garrisoned and permanently held by David (2 Sam.

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  • This railway has six radiating lines leaving the city of Winnipeg, and its main line connects Port Arthur on Lake Superior with Edmonton in the west.

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  • With " very hard " water this deposit may require removal every three months; in London it is usual to clean out the boiler every six months and the cylinders and tanks at longer intervals.

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  • She first offered him nine; when he refused them, she burned three and offered him the remaining six at the same price; when he again refused them, she burned three more and offered him the remaining three still at the same price.

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  • This committee consisted of six members, two barons, two ministers and two burgesses - the two barons selected being John Napier of Merchiston and James Maxwell of Calderwood.

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  • More recently a new edition (six vols.) has appeared.

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  • The six or seven weeks of the long vacation, during which he had pupils with him, were mainly employed in writing.

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  • Of these eighty churches, twelve were in the United Kingdom, twenty on the continent of Europe, sixteen in North America, three in South America, ten in Asia, nine in Africa, six in Australia, two in New Zealand, one in Jamaica and one in Melanesia.

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  • There are in England fourteen congregations in connexion with the Church of Scotland, six of them in London and the remainder in Berwick, Northumberland, Carlisle and Lancashire.

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  • the Reformed Presbyterian Church, with thirty-six; the Eastern Reformed, with six; and the Secession.

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  • Mendelssohn had six children.

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  • Vultures and hawks are well represented, but perhaps the most numerous of all are the parrots, of which there are six or seven species.

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  • His term of office is six years, and neither he nor the vice-president is eligible for the next presidential term.

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  • A very considerable percentage of Argentina's population of five to six millions is hopelessly poor and unprogressive, and cannot be expected to bear its share of the burden.

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  • This depreciation reached its maximum in October 1891 ($460.82 paper for $100 gold), and remained between that figure and $264 during the next six years.

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  • Construction proceeded under this law, but not with very satisfactory results, and new arrangements had to be made between 1852 and 1857, when the railways were concentrated in the hands of six great companies, the Nord, the Est, the Ouest, the Paris-Lyon-Mditerrane, the Orleans and the Midi.

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  • This body consists, according to the population of the commune, of from 10 to 36 members, elected for four years on the principle of the scrutin de liste by Frenchmen who have reached the age of twenty-one years and have a six months residence qualification.

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  • The expenditure of the government has several times been regulated for as long as six months upon this system.

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  • The soldier spends six years in the Territorial Army, and six in the reserve of the Territorial Army.

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  • Primary Inslruction.All primary public instruction is free and compulsory for children of both sexes between the ages of six and thirteen, but if a child can gain a certificate of primary studies at the age of eleven or after, he may be excused the rest of the period demanded by law.

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  • Public primary schools include (1) icoles maternellesinfant schools for children from two to six years old; (2) elementary primary schoolsthese are the ordinary schools for children from six to thirteen; (3) higher primary schools (coles primaires suprieures) and supplementary courses; these admit pupils who have gained the certificate of primary elementary studies (cerlificat diludes primaires), offer a more advanced course and prepare for technical instruction; (4) primary technical schools (coles manuelles dapprenlissage, coles primaires suprleures professionnelles) kept by the communes or departments.

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  • They give an education similar to that offered in the lyces for boys with certain modificationsin a curriculum of five or six years.

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  • The hospices and hpitaux and Guadeloupe the bureaux de bienfaisance, the founda- Martinique tion of which is optional for the commune, St Pierre and Miquel are managed by committees consisting of the mayor of the municipality and six Total in Am members, two elected by the municipal council and four nominated by the prefect.

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  • The colonial budgets totalled in 1907 some 16,760,000, being divisible into six categories: Algeria 4,120,000; Tunisia 3,640,000; Indo-China3 about 5,000,ooo; West Africa 1,600,000; Madagascar 960,000; all other colonies combined 1,440,000.

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  • The prose comedy, El Café ó la comedic nueva, given at the same theatre six years afterwards, at once became popular.

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  • The pouch is incomplete, with two lateral folds, and the number of teats six.

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  • The tail is long and in some cases prehensile; the first hind-toe may be either large, small or absent; the dentition usually includes three pairs of upper and one of lower incisors, and six or seven pairs of cheekteeth in each jaw; the stomach is either simple or sadculated, without a cardiac gland; and there are four teats.

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  • They did, indeed, represent the aristocracy of wealth, for they had to pay a subscription of four louis, a large sum at that time, besides six livres for attendance.

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  • SABBATH, the day of cessation from work,' which among the Hebrews followed six days of labour and closed the week.

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  • The release of a Hebrew servant after six years' labour (Exod.

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  • took a fearful revenge upon the vanquished; - and Bethlen, regarding a continuation of the war as unprofitable, concluded the peace of Nikolsburg (31st of December 1621), renouncing the royal title on condition that Ferdinand confirmed the peace of Vienna (which had granted full liberty of worship to the Protestants) and engaged to summon a general diet within six months.

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  • The three cities founded by these settlers - Lindus, Ialysus and Camirusbelonged to the "League of Six Cities," by which the Dorian colonists in Asia Minor sought to protect themselves against the barbarians of the neighbouring mainland.

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  • Everett, and issued in 1887 in six sheets, by the Geological Survey of Victoria.

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  • The exports of breadstuffs - chiefly to the United Kingdom - exceed six millions per annum, butter two and a half millions, and minerals of all kinds, except gold, six millions.

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  • The federal government has no public debt, but each of the six states has contracted debts which aggregate £237,000,000, equal to about £58, 8s.

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  • Of the six Australian states, New South Wales is the oldest.

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  • At that time the district contained about 25,000 inhabitants; and in the first six years its population was quadrupled and its trade trebled.

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  • In accordance with this general verdict of all the states, the colonial draft bill was submitted to the imperial government for legislation as an imperial act; and six delegates were sent to England to explain the measure and to pilot it through the cabinet and parliament.

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  • The six colonies entering the Commonwealth were denominated original states, and new states might be admitted, or might be formed by separation from or union of two or more states or parts of states; and territories (as distinguished from Provisions states) might be taken over and governed under the legis- of the Act lative power of the Commonwealth.

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  • The Senate was to consist of the same number of members (not less than six) for each state, the term of service being six years, but subject to an arrangement that half the number would retire every three years.

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  • After the year 1884 Labour troubles became very frequent, the New South Wales coal miners in particular being at war with the colliery owners during the greater part of the six years intervening between then and what is called the Great Strike.

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  • During the first six years of federation there were five ministries; the tenure of office under the threeyearly system was naturally uncertain, and this uncertainty was reflected in the proposals of whatever ministry was in office.

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  • He also studied the first six books of Euclid and some algebra, besides reading a considerable quantity of Hebrew and learning the Odes of Horace by heart.

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  • The cases of two, four and six squares had been given by K.

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  • The diet, elected for six years, consists of 24 members, of whom 4 are elected by the largest landowners, 4 by those who pay tax on incomes of £150 or more, and 16 by the other electors.

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  • The former Royal Dockyard was made over to the War Office in 1872 and converted into stores, wharves for the loading of troopships, &c. The Royal Artillery Barracks, facing Woolwich Common, originally erected in 1775, has been greatly extended at different times, and consists of six ranges of Brick building, including a church in the Italian Gothic style erected in 1863, a theatre, and a library in connexion with the officers' mess-room.

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  • The Royal Society printed six important memoirs in the Philosophical Transactions, and a few other memoirs are to be found in the Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and of the Royal Irish Academy, in the Bulletin de 1' Academic de St-Petersbourg for 1862 (under the name G.

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  • His Burgundian lands passed without opposition to his son Charles, then six years of age.

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  • The next morning he retreated, and six days later Mons surrendered.

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  • On the 18th of December 1573 Alva, who to the end had persisted in his policy of pitiless severity, left Brussels, carrying with him the curses of the people over whom he had tyrannized for six terrible years of misery and oppression.

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  • A change of climate, however, is imperatively necessary every five or six years, and the children of European parents should not be kept in the peninsula after they have attained the age of four or five years.

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  • There was nothing in the Reformation to appeal to him, except the repudiation of papal control; and he was one of those numerous Englishmen whose views were faithfully reflected in the Six Articles.

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  • He became a staunch Conservative, and, apart from his embassy to the emperor in 1524-1543, was mainly occupied during the last years of Henry's reign in brandishing the "whip with six strings."

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  • Being a meeting point of six main roads,' it was much visited by travellers.

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  • Sofia, a circular edifice of about 760, now modernized, the roof of which is supported by six ancient columns, is a relic of the Lombard period; it has a fine cloister of the 12th century constructed in part of fragments of earlier buildings; while the cathedral with its fine arcaded facade and incomplete square campanile (begun in 1279) dates from the 9th century and was rebuilt in 1114.

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  • The ovary, three-celled at first, but becoming one-celled and one-seeded by abortion, is surmounted by an inconspicuous perianth with six small teeth.

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  • The male flowers are in small clusters on the usually slender and pendent stalk, forming an interrupted catkin; the stamens vary in number, usually six to twelve.

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  • On the 28th he was sent to Ely for the defence of the eastern counties against the king's advance; and on the 10th of June, upon Fairfax's petition, he was named by the Commons lieutenant-general, joining Fairfax on the 13th with six hundred horse.

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  • In other parts of Africa three, four (especially in the Congo), five, six and eight (double four) day weeks are found, and always in association with the market; the same applies to the three-day week of the Muyscas (S.

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  • During the succeeding ten years he wrote the six works which are ascribed to him and were published under his name by P. Mandonnet in 1899.

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  • After having been expelled from a monastery for his excessive austerities, at thirty years of age he built a pillar six feet high on which he took up his abode.

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  • The date of his death is uncertain, but it must have been at least six or seven years later than the council of Chalcedon (451).

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  • of that university, and with Wimpina's assistance he drew up, in January 1518, a hundred and six theses in answer to Luther's.

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  • It was well known during the middle ages, and was largely used by William, archbishop of Tyre, for the first six books of his Belli sacri historic. In modern times its historical value has been seriously impugned, but the verdict of the best scholarship seems to be that in general it forms a true record of the events of the first crusade, although containing some legendary matter.

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  • Over a large part of England this was fixed at 1200 shillings, or six times that of the ceorl.

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  • The walls still stand at many of the angles with a height of from 40 to 50 ft., and indicate an original elevation of several storeys, perhaps six or seven.

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  • The citadel was begun six years later "ad coercendam Perusinorum audaciam."

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  • A nervous system has been shown to exist in many species, and consists of a perioesophageal ring giving off usually six nerves which run forwards and backwards along the lateral and median lines; these are connected by numerous fine, circular threads in the sub-cuticle.

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  • The town was incorporated in 1890, and is governed by a mayor, six aldermen and eighteen councillors.

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  • A man was only bound to serve so many (six ?) times, but the land had to find a man annually.

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  • If these were not at hand he might adjourn the case for their production, specifying a time up to six months.

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  • This telegraph required six wires, and was shortly afterwards displaced by the single-needle system, still to a large extent used on railway and other less important circuits.

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  • In ordinary circumstances the angle of immersion i varies between six and nine degrees.

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  • Thus between London and Manchester only four sets of apparatus could be worked, but between London and Birmingham, a shorter distance, six sets (the maximum for which the system is adapted) were used.

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  • The system brought out in 1874 by Emile Baudot and since considerably developed is a multiplex system giving from two to six channels on one wire, each channel giving a working, speed of thirty words per minute.

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  • The price awarded to the six telegraph companies was £5,733,000.

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  • So zealously was the work of improvement pursued that within little more than six years of the transfer the aggregate extent of road wires in the United Kingdom was already 63,000 m.

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  • He kept up the communication for six months, in all weathers, and found that ordinary commercial messages could be transmitted at the rate of 15 to 20 words a minute.

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  • With the help of a strong detachment of officers and men from the Atlantic coast he equipped a squadron consisting of one brig, six fine schooners and one sloop. Other vessels were laid down at Presque Isle (now Erie), where he concentrated the Lake Erie fleet in July.

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  • In the Ader transmitter as many as twelve carbon pencils were employed, arranged in a series of two groups with six pencils in parallel in each group. These were supported at their ends in parallel carbon bars, which were carried by a nearly horizontal wooden diaphragm.

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  • Within six years the services had been extended to 400 towns with about 55,000 subscribers.

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  • In 1274 the council of Lyons imposed a tax of a tenth part of all church revenues during the six following years for the relief of the Holy Land.

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  • Both bodies are elected for six years, one-half being renewed every three years.

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  • In the rotation of crops there is an amazing diversityshifts of two years, three years, four years, six years, and in many cases whatever order strikes the fancy of the farmer.

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  • Usually leases last from three to six years.

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  • On some small holdings, however, it exists with contracts lasting from two to six years.

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  • Leasehold, varying from four to six years for arable land and from six to eighteen years for forest-land, prevails also in Campania, Basilicata and Calabria.

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  • In pure leasehold the landlord demands at least six months rent as guarantee, and the forfeiture of any fortuitous advantages.

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  • The minimum annual premium is six lire for an annuity of one lira per day at the age of sixty, and insurance against sickness.

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  • The total imports for the first six months of 1907 amounted to 57,840,000, an increase of 7,520,000 as compared with the corresponding period of 1906.

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  • The age limit is six to nine years for the lower grade, and up to twelve for the higher grade, attendance being obligatory at the latter also where it exists.

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  • Infant asylums (where the first rudiments of instruction are imparted to children between two and a half and six years of age) and elementary schools have increased in number.

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  • The law of 1877 rendering education compulsory for children between six and nine years of age has been the principal cause of the spread of elementary education.

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  • In 1901-1902 only 65% out of the whole number of children between six and nine years of age were registered in the lower standards of the elementary and private schools.

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  • A royal decree, dated February 1891, established three classes of prisons: judiciary prisons, for persons awaiting examination or persons sentenced to arrest, detention or seclusion for less than six months; penitentiaries of various kinds (ergastoli, case di reclusione, detenzione or custodia), for criminals condemned to long terms of imprisonment; and reformatories, for criminals under age and vagabonds.

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  • Under present regulations the term of liability is divided into nine years in the Active Army and Reserve (three or two years with the colors) four in the Mobile MilitIa and six in the Territorial Militia.

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  • The men classed in it have to train for six months, and they are called up in the late summer to bridge the The 2nd category of the 1875 law had practically ceased to exist.

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  • e The external taxation is not only strongly protectionist, but i applied to goods which cannot be made in Italy; hardly anything comes in duty free, even such articles as second-hand furniture paying duty, unless within six months of the date at which the importer has declared domicile in Italy.

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  • There are in Italy six clearing houses, namely, the ancient one at Leghorn, and those of Genoa, Milan, Rome, Florence and Turin, founded since 1882.

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  • The period for which both communal and provincial councils are elected is six years, one-half being renewed every three years.

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  • Here, as upon neutral ground, the emperor met the pope, and a truce for six years was concluded with the Lombard burghs.

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  • Piedmont was organized in six departments on the model of those of France, and a number of French veterans were settled by Napoleon in and near the fortress of Alessandria.

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  • m Turin to some other city within six months.

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  • On the 12th of July 1871, Articles 268, 269 and 270 of the Italian Penal Code were so modified as to make ecclesiastics liable to imprisonment for periods varying from six months to five years, and to fines from 1000 to 3000 lire, for spoken or written attacks against the laws of the state, or for the fomentation of disorder.

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  • to allow him to dissolve parliament, entrusted Signor Giolitti, a Piedmontese deputy, sometime treasury minister in the Crispi cabinet, with the formation of a ministry of the Left, which contrived to obtain six months supply on account, and dissolved the Chamber, The ensuing general election (November 1892), marked by unprecedented violence and abuse of official pressure upon B k the electorate, fitly ushered in what proved to be scandals, the most unfortunate period of Italian history since the completion of national unity.

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  • During the first six months of 1901 the strikes numbered 600, and involved more than 1,000,000

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  • In 1678 Charles, taking advantage of the growing hostility to France in the nation and parliament, raised his price, and Danby by his directions demanded through Ralph Montagu (afterwards duke of Montagu) six million livres a year (30o,000) for three years.

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  • Both in parliament and in Convocation he opposed the Six Articles of 1539, but he stood almost alone.

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  • Wolff tells us that six Latin works contain his system: - Ontology, General Cosmology, Empirical Psychology, Rational Psychology,.

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  • In Willia, Geryonia, &c., however, the tentacles and radial canals are on the plan of six instead of four (figs.

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  • The radial canals may be simple or branched, primarily four, rarely six in number.

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  • preceded by six per cartilaginous margin of the radial and six interradial disk centripetally in the solid larval tentacles).

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  • outer surface of the jellyCartilaginous margin of the like disk; six of these are disk covered by thread perradial, six interradial, cells.

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  • A " stolon " of unknown origin produces thirty-two buds, which become as many Polypodia; each has twenty-four tentacles and divides by fission repeated twice into four individuals, each with six tentacles.

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  • Trophosome (only known in one genus), polyps with two tentacles forming a creeping colony; gonosome, free medusae with four, six or more radial canals, giving off one or more lateral branches which run to the margin of the umbrella, with the stomach produced into four, six or more lobes, upon which the gonads are developed; the mouth with four lips or with a folded margin; the tentacles simple, arranged evenly round the margin of the umbrella.

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  • - Tropho so m e with stalked hydrothecae; gonosome, free medusae with otocysts and four, rarely six or eight, unbranched radial canals.

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  • - Trophosome unknown; gonosome, free medusae, with four or six radial canals, bearing the gonads, with numerous tentacles, between which occur sense-clubs, without otocysts.

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  • Four or six radial canals; gonads band-like; stomach prolonged into a manubrium of great length; tentaculocysts enclosed.

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  • 26), &c., with six.

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  • Monitions to amend may be decreed and be enforced by significavit and writ de contumace capiendo, or by excommunication with imprisonment not to exceed six months (53 Geo.

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  • In 1832 her father, who had for six years been the pastor of a church in Boston, accepted the presidency of the newly founded Lane Theological Seminary at Cincinnati.

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  • It would seem that up to the 4th century of our era the Sinhalese had written exclusively in their own tongue; that is to say that for six centuries they had studied and understood Pali as a dead language without using it as a means of literary expression.

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  • The length of the Tetuaroa reef ring is about six miles; it bears twelve palm-covered islets, of which several are inhabited, and has one narrow boat-passage leading into the lagoon.

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  • In Rome and Alexandria, and even in Jerusalem, Holy Week was included in Lent and the whole fast lasted but six weeks, Saturdays, however, not being exempt.

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  • The period of Lent is still described as "the six weeks of the fast" (E 41360µ6,5Es TWV vioreLWV), Holy Week (7) ayia Kai µeyaAn E/380µas) not being reckoned in.

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  • The period of study is eighteen months in Denmark or Norway, and two in Austria, Finland, Germany, Portugal, Russia, Sweden and Switzerland, three in Belgium, France, Greece and Italy, four to six in Holland, and five in Spain.

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  • In 1804 Vauquelin resigned his professorship at the College de France and successfully used his influence to obtain the appointment for Thenard, who six years later, after Fourcroy's death, was further elected to the chairs of chemistry at the Ecole Polytechnique and the Faculte des Sciences.

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  • After his arrival at Safed Luria lived at most six years, and died in 1572.

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  • The tadpole of the North American bull-frog measures six inches, and that of the Chilian Calyptocephalus gayi seven and a half inches.

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  • In the progress of the last three decades, since the publication of De Barys great work, five or six main lines of advance can be distinguished.

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  • Six sensitive hairs spring from the upper surface of the lobes, three from each; when one of these is touched the two lobes rapidly close, bringing their upper surfaces into contact and imprisoning anything which for the moment is between them.

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  • The first book, of fourteen short chapters, is concerned with the general properties of the globe; the remaining six books treat in considerable detail of the countries of Europe and of the other continents.

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  • If on each occasion he himself made the observations his voyage must have extended over six years; but it is not impossible that he ascertained the approximate length of the longest day in some cases by questioning the natives.

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  • On the 18th of January 1788 Admiral Phillip and Captain Hunter arrived in Botany Bay in the " Supply " and " Sirius," followed by six transports, and established a colony at Port Jackson.

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  • second great series of crust waves from north to south, giving rise by their interference to six great elevated masses (the continents), arranged in three groups, each consisting of a northern and a southern member separated by a minor depression.

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  • The fundamental form-elements may be reduced to the six proposed by Professor Penck as the basis of his double system of classification by form and origin.'

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

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  • On the demand of Lennox, Darnley's father, Bothwell was put upon his trial, in April, but Lennox, having been forbidden to enter the city with more than six attendants, refused to attend, and Bothwell was declared not guilty.

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  • There are six in all, of which the Kaiserquelle, with a temperature of 136° F., is the chief.

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  • The last six or seven caudal vertebrae coalesce into the pygostyle, an upright blade which carries the rectrices.

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  • The ischiadic portion consists generally of five or six nerves, which leave the pelvis as one thick system through the ilio-ischiadic foramen.

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  • His six main divisions - practically adopted by A.

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  • But these six divisions of Sclater and Wallace are not all equivalent, only some are of primary importance; they require coand sub-ordination.

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  • The second duke, twice married, was father of at least eleven sons and six daughters, the sons including Edward the lord high admiral, killed in boarding Pregent's galleys at Brest, Edmund the knight marshal of the army at Flodden, and William the first Lord Howard of Effingham.

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  • The Elamite king was dethroned and imprisoned in 700 B.C. by his brother Khallusu, who six years later marched into Babylonia, captured the son of Sennacherib, whom his father had placed there as king, and raised a nominee of his own, Nergal-yusezib, to the throne.

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  • King, and published in six volumes (New York, 1894-1900).

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  • Under his auspices the instrumental equipment at Greenwich was completely changed, and the number of assistants increased from one to six.

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  • It has pale-purple flowers, rarely more than three in number; the perianth is funnel-shaped, and produced below into a long slender tube, in the upper part of which the six stamens are inserted.

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  • Six months after the assassination of Aurelian he was chosen by the senate to succeed him, and the choice was cordially ratified by the army.

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  • The fathers of the first six or seven centuries, so far as they agree, may be fairly taken to represent the main stream of Christian tradition and belief during the period when the apostolic teaching took shape in the great creeds and dogmatic decisions of Christendom.

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  • The most important are: Bezerros (17,484), Bom Jardim (40,160), Brejo da Madre de Deus (13,655), a town of the higher agreste region, Cabo (13,337), Caruaru (17,844), Escada (9331), Garanhuns (32,788, covering six towns and villages), Gloria de Goyta (24,554), Goyanna, Limoeiro (21,576), Olinda (8080), the old colonial capital and episcopal see, Rio Formosa (6080), Timbauba (9514) and Victoria (32,422).

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  • It is divided into six "orders," according to subject, and each order is subdivided into chapters.

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  • Both Talmuds are arranged according to the six orders of the Mishnah, but the discussion of the Mishnic text often wanders off into widely different topics.

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  • From Switzerland he passed in six months to England, where he formed acquaintances with other French exiles and with prominent British statesmen, and imbibed a lasting admiration for the English Constitution.

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  • The province is divided into six districts, the chief towns of which are Vyernyi (the capital), Jarkent, Kopal, Pishpek, Przhevalsk and Sergiopol.

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  • Six miles below this the ruins of Kai' at Dibse mark the site of the ancient Thapsacus (Tiphsah of 1 Kings iv.

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  • In response to the imperial summons, five to six hundred bishops, all Eastern, except the Roman legates and two Africans, assembled in Chalcedon on the Sth of October 451.

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  • 188), wrote a sketch of geography in six books.

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  • His father, who was physician to the constable Charles of Bourbon, sent him to study at Toulouse, whence at the age of eighteen he was driven, a consequence of the evil fortunes of the family patron, to Padua, where he studied law and letters for about six years.

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  • The senators are elected for six years, and one-third of their number retire every two years.

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  • Primary instruction is nominally obligatory; nevertheless at the beginning of the 10th century nearly half the population over six years of age was illiterate.

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  • For speeds over six knots a 14-second glass is employed, and the speed indicated by the log-line is doubled.

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  • On the inner side towards the Acropolis, this wall is faced with a portico of six Doric columns.

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  • It lasted six days (April 28 - May 3), the first day being the anniversary of the foundation of her temple.

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  • There is some evidence that the "tradition of the six canoes" does not represent the first contact of the Polynesian race with New Zealand.

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  • If earlier immigrants from Samoa or other eastern Pacific islands arrived they must have become absorbed into the native Papuan population - arguing from the absence of any distinct tradition earlier than that "of the six canoes."

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  • The shell heaps found on the coasts and elsewhere dispose of the theory that New Zealand was uninhabited or practically so six centuries back.

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  • The majority of these reformers exemplified their preaching in their own persons, and St Dominic gained great renown by inflicting upon himself 300,000 strokes in six days.

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  • The excretory (malpighian) tubes are few in number, either four or six.

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  • Lameere's classification is founded on the number of abdominal sterna, the nervuration of the wings, the number of malpighian tubules (whether four or six) and other structural characters.

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  • They may be distinguished from the Malacodermata by the presence of only five or six abdominal sterna, while six malpighian tubes are present in some of the families.

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  • - This is an important tribe of beetles, including families with four malpighian tubes and only five or six abdominal sterna, while in the thorax there is a backwardly directed process of the prosternum that fits into a mesosternal cavity.

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  • There are either four or six malpighian tubes.

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  • - The families of beetles included by Kolbe in this group are distinguished by the possession of six malpighian tubes, and a great reduction in one or two of the tarsal segments, so that there seem to be only four or three segments in each foot; hence the names Tetramera and Trimera formerly applied to them.

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  • There are six malpighian tubes.

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  • were divided into French and Italian factions, which wrangled over the election for nearly three years in the midst of great popular excitement, until finally, stirred by the eloquence of St Bonaventura, the Franciscan monk, they entrusted the choice to six electors, who hit on Visconti, at that time accompanying Edward of England on the crusade.

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  • On the other hand, in the six years, 1892-97, the excess of Russian emigration over immigration was 207,353, as compared with an excess of foreign immigration over emigration of only 136,740.

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  • To check this courts were multiplied (there were five, six or more instances), which only multiplied the evil.

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  • The system of obligatory military service for all, introduced in 1874, has been maintained, but the six years' term of service has Army.

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  • Accompanied by these so-called Oprichniki, who have been compared to the Turkish Janissaries of the worst period, he ruthlessly devastated large districts - with no other object apparently than that of terrorizing the population and rewarding his myrmidons - and during a residence of six weeks in Novgorod, lest the old turbulent spirit of the municipal republic should revive, he massacred, it is said, no less than 60,000 of the inhabitants, including many women and children.

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  • The late tsar's eldest son, Theodore, was weak in health and died Theodore without male issue after an uneventful reign of six III..

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  • Six years later began the rapid expansion of Russia in Central Asia, and at the end xxiii.

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  • It had six columns at each end (a double row in the front) and seventeen on each long side.

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  • The principal business of the new railway was the conveyance of minerals and goods, but from the first passengers insisted upon being carried, and on the 10th of October 1825 the company began to run a daily coach, called the " Experiment," to carry six inside, and from fifteen to twenty outside, making the journey from Darlington to Stockton and back in two hours.

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  • aggregate 6 killed and 454 injured; the six deaths were due to collisions, while of the cases of injury 372 occurred by collisions, 47 by derailments, and 35 by other accidents to trains.

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  • This was the case once before, in 1901; and the total of fatal accidents to passengers and servants, taken together, has in several years been very low (1896, eight; 1901, eight; 1902, ten; 1904, thirteen), but never before was it down to six.

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  • 576 1254 The most significant item in the table, 36 passengers killed in train accidents, is perhaps to be considered as abnormally large, the totals under this head for the preceding six years beginning with 1901 being 7, 35, 3, 18, 4, 14, or an average of 11.57 per year.

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  • 13), varying in length (from 20 to 48 in.), in weight and in the number of bolts, which may be four or six.

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  • Between A and B, A and C, and A and D, there may be a string of stations, p, q, r, s, &c., all receiving goods from a, b, c and d, and it would manifestly be inconvenient and wasteful of time and trouble if the trains serving those intermediate stations were made up with, say, six wagons from a to p next the engine, five from b to p at the middle, and four from c to p near the end.

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  • In each of these two cases the resistance can of course be analysed into the six components set out in the above list.

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  • high; they weighed 3 or 4 tons, and were divided into three compartments holding six persons each, or eighteen in all.

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  • Later, when increased length became desirable, six wheels with Passenger g g three axles came into use; vehicles of this kind were carria es.

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  • The former is often a rich oil-gas, stored in steel reservoirs under the coaches at a pressure of six or seven atmospheres, and passed through a reducing valve to the burners; these used to be of the ordinary fish-tail type, but inverted incandescent mantles are coming into increasing use.

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  • Meanwhile John III., king of Portugal, had resolved on sending a mission to his Indian dominions, and had applied through his envoy Pedro Mascarenhas to the pope for six Jesuits.

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  • It is clear from the evidence of the early Western liturgies that, for at least six centuries, the primitive conception of the nature of the Christian sacrifice remained.

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  • Lafone, a wealthy cattle and hide merchant on the river Plate, obtained from government a grant of the southern portion of the island, a peninsula 600,000 acres in extent, and possession of all the wild cattle on the island for a period of six years, for a payment of £10,000 down, and £20,000 in ten years from January 1, 1852.

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  • He was soon promoted to be one of Edward VI.'s chaplains and prebendary of Westminster, and in October 1552 was one of the six divines to whom the Forty-two articles were submitted for examination before being sanctioned by the Privy Council.

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  • The government of the academy is vested in a board of six trustees, regarding whom the founder provided that a majority should be laymen and not inhabitants of Exeter.

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  • The following six years were spent in comparative quiet, broken, however, by a visit to Rome in 1565; but in 1570 Granvella, at the call of Philip, resumed public life by accepting another mission to Rome.

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  • In the eastern and western portions of this city are situated the residences of the highest dignitaries of the empire; while beyond its confines on the south stand the offices of the six of f icial boards which direct the affairs of the eighteen provinces.

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  • The leaves of the cypresses are scale-like, overlapping and generally in four rows; the female catkins are roundish, and fewer than the male; the cones consist of from six to ten peltate woody scales, which end in a curved point, and open when the seeds are ripe; the seeds are numerous and winged.

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  • With a portion of this sum he obtained release from the last six months of his apprenticeship, and with the rest he purchased a glass-polishing machine.

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  • He was the eldest of a family of six sons and a daughter, and the only one who survived childhood; his own life in youth hung by so mere a thread as to be again and again despaired of.

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  • This prolonged meditation on his design and its execution was ultimately well repaid by the result: so methodical did his ideas become, and so readily did his materials shape themselves, that, with the above exceptions, the original MS. of the entire six quartos was sent uncopied to the printers.

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  • A note of Fox, however, on the margin of a copy of The Decline and Fall records a very distinct remembrance of the historian's previous vituperation of the ministry; within a fortnight of the date of his acceptance of office, he is there alleged to have said that " there was no salvation for this country until six heads of the principal persons in administration were laid upon the table."

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  • A residence in the state of six months and in the district or county of thirty days preceding the election is required of all voters.

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  • The judicial department consists of a supreme court with a chief justice and two associate justices, chosen for six years, and district courts, with judges chosen for four years.

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  • In 1863 the Territory raised six companies of infantry and six of cavalry (about 1000 men), which saw no actual service against the Confederates but were useful in subduing hostile Indians.

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  • Prospero, close by, has a facade of 1504, in which are incorporated six marble lions belonging to the original Romanesque edifice.

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  • The Indian name of the place was Patuxet, but the colonists called it New Plymouth, because they had sailed from Plymouth, England, and possibly because they were aware that the name of Plymouth had been given to the place six years before by Captain John Smith.

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  • Phelan disobeyed the injunction and on the 13th of July 1894 was sentenced to jail for six months for contempt.

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  • Thus, in six volumes, he had carried the work no farther than the Carolingian period.

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  • The three stages together will probably have lasted six to twelve hours.

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  • In Austria, whoever commits blasphemy by speech or writing is liable to imprisonment for any term from six months up to ten years, according to the seriousness of the offence.

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  • It propagated and spread with extraordinary rapidity, so that by Dominic's death in 1221, only five or six years after the first practical steps towards the execution of the idea, there were over 500 friars and 60 friaries, divided into 8 provinces embracing the whole of western Europe.

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  • John's main work was his Ecclesiastical History, which covered more than six centuries, from the time of Julius Caesar to 585.

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  • It was composed in three parts, each containing six books.

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  • The next six years, both in home and foreign policy, were marked by great vacillation.

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  • The violent personalities of a pamphlet entitled Marie Joseph Chenier et le prince des critiques (1844), in reply to Jules Janin, brought him a six months' sojourn in La Pelagic, in the cell just quitted by Lamennais.

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  • He worked with other dramatists in a long series of plays, with an interval of six years on the National, until the revolution of 1848.

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  • Zechariah was slain after six months by Shallum ben Jabesh in Ibleam; but the usurper fell a month later to Menahem, who only after much bloodshed established his posi tion.

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  • After six years of civil war he appealed to them to, state the conditions under which they would lay aside their hostility.

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  • Pilate refused; and, when they persisted in their petition for six days, he surrounded them 'with soldiers and threatened them with instant death.

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  • After some six weeks' siege the place was stormed, and its exhausted garrison were killed or enslaved.

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  • The palace site occupies nearly six acres.

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  • Zaimis - who had gone for a holiday to Santa Maura - elected a committee of six to govern the island in the name of the king of Greece.

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  • The " administrative dictator " held office for at least six months.

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  • Up to 1835 he was elected annually by the two houses of the legislature, and no man could serve as governor for more than three years in any six successive years.

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  • Under an amendment of 1835 he was elected for two years by popular vote of electors for members of the House of Commons, and no man was eligible to serve for more than four years in any term of six years.

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  • Until 1905 the only grounds for an absolute divorce were 1 Under the Constitution of 1776 senators were elected by counties, one for each county, and representatives also by counties, two for each county - in addition, the towns of Edenton, Newbern, Wilmington, Salisbury, Hillsboro and Halifax each elected one representative; and a property qualification - a freehold of 50 acres held for six months before an election - was imposed on electors of senators.

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  • Charitable and penal institutions are under the supervision of a Board of Public Charities, appointed by the governor for a period of six years, the terms of the different members expiring in different years.

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  • -% for the first six years and at 7% for the remainder of the term.

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  • granted to his attorneygeneral, Sir Robert Heath, all the territory lying between the 31st and 36th parallels and extending through from sea to sea, but the patent was in time vacated, and in 1663 the same territory was granted to the earl of Clarendon (1609-1674), the duke of Albemarle (1608-1670), and six other favourites of Charles II.

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  • Six out of sixteen governors or deputy-governors were driven from office between 1674 and 1712, and there were two uprisings which have been deemed worthy of the term rebellion.

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  • but formed a provisional government consisting of a provincial council and six District Committees of Safety.

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  • And as in Hebrew, the six letters b g d k p t are aspirated when immediately preceded by any vowel sound.

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  • There were originally six separate gardens, all contained within one large wall but separated one from another by high walls.

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  • Within the perianth, and springing from its sides, or apparently from the top of the ovary, are six stamens whose anthers contain pulverulent pollen-grains.

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  • In place of the six stamens we commonly find but one (two in Cypripedium), and that one is raised together with the stigmatic surfaces on an elongation of the floral axis known as the "column."

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  • It would appear, then, that the orchid flower differs from the more general monocotyledonous type in the irregularity of the perianth, in the suppression of five out of six stamens, and in the union of the one stamen and the stigmas.

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  • What may be considered the normal number of stamens is, as has been said, six, arranged in two rows.

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  • Dendrobiinae, with six genera in the warmer parts of the Old World; the chief is Dendrobium, with 300 species, often with showy flowers.

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  • The restored state of Jerusalem lived for about six centuries in partial independence under Persian, Egyptian, Syrian and Roman rule, often showing an aggressively heroic attachment to its national customs, which brought it into collision with its suzerains, until the temple was destroyed by Titus in A.D.

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  • Robespierre visited Marie Therese on the 11th of May, but no one, according to the legend, entered the dauphin's room for six months until Barras visited the prison after the 9th Thermidor (July 2 7, 1794).

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  • In the middle of the body, where the limits of the somites can be checked by a comparison with the arrangement of the nephridia and the gonads, and where the ganglia are quite distinct and separated by long connectives, each ganglion is seen to consist of six masses of cells enclosed by capsules and to give off three nerves on each side.

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  • The brain con sists not only of a group of six capsules corre sponding to the archi cerebrum of the Oligo chaeta, but of a further mass of cells surrounding S S and existing below the alimentary canal, which can be analysed into five or six more separate ganglia.

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  • Four (Ozobranchus) to six (Glossiphonia) or ten (Philaemon) are common numbers.

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  • The statute De haeretico comburendo had just been introduced for the purpose of stamping out heresy, but it had not become law when Sawtrey was summoned to St Paul's and was charged with denying transubstantiation, with refusing to adore the cross except as a symbol, and with six other heresies.

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  • This cost him his seat in Congress after the 4th of March 1817, and for the next six Years he was engaged chiefly in the practice of law in the courts of Massachusetts and before the U.S. Supreme Court.

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  • At Limington he came into conflict with law and order as represented by the sheriff, Sir Amias Paulet, who is said by Cavendish to have placed Wolsey in the stocks; Wolsey retaliated long afterwards by confining Paulet to his chambers in the Temple for five or six years.

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  • He surrendered all his offices and all his preferments except the archbishopric of York, receiving in return a pension of 1000 marks (equal to six or seven thousand pounds a year in modern currency) from the bishopric of Winchester, and retired to his see, which he had never before visited.

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  • The German system of compulsory education of every child above the age of six was introduced directly after the annexation.

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  • In the next year he married Phoebe Langsdale, by whom he had six children, the eldest of whom died at Uppingham in 1642.

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  • which have survived contain more than six (though one has the same text in seven Books).

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  • It is divided into six provinces, and covers a broken, mountainous region, partially barren in its higher elevations but traversed by deep, warm, fertile valleys.

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  • Of the six edicts four were of minor importance, and, I flattered myself, even of his friendship and esteem, I never had that of his correspondence," but there is no doubt that Adam Smith met Turgot in Paris, and it is generally admitted that The Wealth of Nations owes a good deal to Turgot.

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  • P. Shepherd, Turgot and the Six Edicts (1903), in Columbia Univ.

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  • The archdeacons are appointed by their respective bishops, and they are, by an act of 1840, required to have been six full years in priest's orders.

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  • Inscriptions name six gates of the town: and there are considerable remains of antiquity, especially of an amphitheatre and theatre, of a supposed temple, and other edifice'.

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  • The county contains six hundreds.

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  • The early divisions of the county were known as wapentakes, five being mentioned in Domesday, while 13th-century documents mention seven wapentakes, corresponding with the six present hundreds, except that Repton and Gresley were then reckoned as separate divisions.

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  • Ecclesiastically the county constituted an irchdeaconry in the diocese of Lichfield, comprising the six deaneries of Derby, Ashbourne, High Peak, Castillar, Chesterfield and Repington.

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  • From this latter date the county returned four members in two divisions until the act of 1868, under which it returned six members for three divisions.

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  • It had six rooms, each about 100 X45 ft., was used as a tobacco warehouse and a ship-chandlery until 1861, and then until the capture of Richmond was used as a prison, chiefly for Federal officers.

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  • Decaisne, who made the subject one of critical study for a number of years, and not only investigated the wild forms, but carefully studied the peculiarities of the numerous varieties cultivated in the Jardin des Plantes at Paris, refers all cultivated pears to one species, the individuals of which have in course of time diverged in various directions, so as to form now six races: (I) the Celtic, including P. cordata; (2) the Germanic, including P. communis, P. achras, and P. piraster; (3) the Hellenic, including P. parviflora, P. sinaica and others; (4) the Pontic, including P. elaeagrifolia; (5) the Indian, comprising P. Paschae; and (6) the Mongolic, represented by P. sinensis.

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  • A complete translation of Ovid's Metamorphoses (he had published six books with the Heroic Epistles some years previously) followed in 1697.

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  • In addition the 1 Walter of Henley mentions six bushels per acre as a satisfactory crop.

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  • By a statute of 1633 landholders were enabled to have their tithes valued, and to buy them either at nine or six years' purchase, according to the nature of the property.

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  • Rents were paid in corn; and for the largest farm, which he thinks should employ no more than two ploughs, the rent was about six chalders of victual " when the ground is very good, and four in that which is not so good.

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  • The Copyhold Consolidation Act 1894 supersedes six previous copyhold statutes, but does not effect any alteration in the law concerning enfranchisement.

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  • Taking cereals and pulse corn together, the aggregate areas of wheat, barley, oats, rye, beans and peas in the United Kingdom varied as follows over the six quinquennial intervals embraced in the period 1875-1905: - Year.

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  • The following figures show the average yields per acre of the selected plots at Rothamsted over six 8-yearly periods from 1852 to 1899, and afford evidence that the higher yield of later years is due to the seasons: Bushels (of 60 lb) Average of - per acre.

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  • The rotations extending to five, six, seven or more years are, in most cases, only adaptations of the principle to variations of soil, altitude, aspect, climate, markets and other local conditions.

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  • Ireland, she possessed six times as many sheep. The cattle population of England alone slightly exceeded that of Ireland, but cattle are more at home on the broad plains of England than amongst the hills and mountains of Wales and Scotland, which are suitable for sheep. Hence, whilst in England sheep were not three times as numerous as cattle, in Wales they were nearly five times, and in Scotland nearly six times as many.

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  • English and Irish, and England possessed more than six times as many pigs as Wales and Scotland together, the number in the last-named country being particularly small.

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  • In 1839 the classes comprised seven for cattle, six for sheep, and one for pigs, with prizes to the amount of £300.

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  • Details for the six years 1900-1905 are summarized in Table XXVI.

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  • MacCunn, Six Radical Thinkers (1907); Fred.

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  • Within little more than six weeks Bruce, collecting his adherents in the south-west, passed from Lochmaben to Glasgow and thence to Scone, where he was crowned king of Scotland on the 27th of March 1306.

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  • The next six families include the animals formerly known as Gymnosomatous Pteropods, characterized by the absence of mantle and shell, the reduction of the ventral surface of the foot, and the parapodial fins at the anterior end of the body.

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  • After gaining a further extension of leave of absence from his regiment he returned to Ajaccio and spent six months more in the midst of family and political affairs.

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  • The fact that the three new consuls had entered upon office and set the constitutional machinery in motion fully six weeks before the completion of the plebiscite, detracts somewhat from the impressiveness of the vox populi on that occasion.

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  • In it there occurred the threatening phrase: "Six thousand French would at present be enough to conquer Egypt."

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  • First came the French princes, namely, the brothers of the emperor; six grand imperial dignities were also instituted, viz.

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  • These six formed the emperor's grand council.

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  • So far back as the 13th of March, six days before he reached Paris, the powers at Vienna declared him an outlaw; and four days later Great Britain, Russia, Austria and Prussia bound themselves to put 150,000 men into the field to end his rule.

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