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  • He's got a blank slate for a lifetime of memory.

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  • There are two green varieties, called in the trade "sea-green" and "unfading green," the former being used for a cheap roofing slate; and there are purplish varieties.

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  • In 1908 the value of slate produced was $1,710,491 (out of a total production for the United States of $6,316,817).

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  • Slate is obtained in large quantities from the departments of Maine-ct-Loire (Angers), Ardennes (Fumay) and Mayenne (Renaz).

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  • I'm here in one piece, sort of, and you've given me a clean slate to begin act two of my life.

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  • Iron, coal and slate are the chief products, and copper and cobalt may be added.

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  • Goodrich, "On the Fossil Mammalia from the Stonesfield Slate," Quart.

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  • The dark bituminous layers of clay slate, which occur intercalated among the quartzites, have led, here as elsewhere, to the hope of coming upon a seam of coal, but it is contrary to experience that coal of any value should be found in rocks of that age.

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  • Many of the block mountains of the Great Basin are of complicated internal structure, showing rocks of all ages - slate, limestone, quartzites, granite, multi-coloured volcanic rocks, and large areas of lava overflow.

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  • The Daniell type consists of a teak trough divided into five cells by slate partitions coated with marine glue.

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  • Thousands of workmen are employed in the slate quarries.

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  • Howie doesn't remember any details of his prior life; family; studying for the priest hood, college... a blank slate and he can't find the chalk.

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  • The industries of the town include manufactures of cotton, silk, earthenware, machinery and tobacco, with brass and iron founding; while slate and stone are quarried, and there are coal, iron and lead mines in the neighbourhood.

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  • From Seatoller in Borrowdale a road traverses Honister Pass (1100 ft.), whence it descends westward, beneath the majestic Honister Crags, where green slate is quarried, into the valley containing Buttermere (94 ft.

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  • Industries include slate quarrying, shipbuilding, iron and brass foundries, alum, vitriol, manure, guano and tobacco works.

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  • There are many large slate quarries in this parish, especially at Blaenau Festiniog, the junction of three railways, London & North Western, Great Western and Festiniog, a narrow-gauge line between Portmadoc and Duffws.

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  • He was tall and clothed in all black, ominous and large against the slate sky.

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  • Amphitherium, of the Stonesfield Slate, typifies the family Amphitheriidae, which includes the American Dryolestes, and in which some would class the European Purbeck genus Amblotherium, although Professor H.

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  • The sedimentary deposits include slate, limestone and sandstone.

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  • There are black slate deposits near Martinsburg.

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  • Henry took his slate and went out.

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  • The Falkland Islands consist entirely, so far as is known, of the older Palaeozoic rocks, Lower Devonian or Upper Silurian, slightly metamorphosed and a good deal crumpled and distorted, in the low grounds clay slate and soft sandstone, and on the ridges hardened sandstone passing into the conspicuous white quartzites.

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  • Some people said that they were what Henry Longfellow wrote on his slate that day at school.

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  • She knew, too, that I sometimes write "letters to blind girls" on the slate; but I didn't suppose that she had any clear idea what a letter was.

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  • The industries of the Lake District include slate quarrying and some lead and zinc mining, and weaving, bobbin-making and pencil-making.

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  • The succession of beds in descending order is as follows: - (1) Shingle consisting of pebbles of limestone, slate and other local rocks, with fragments of stalagmite and containing a few bones and worked flints.

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  • A thriving export trade is carried on in agricultural produce, condensed milk is manufactured, and slate is extensively quarried in the neighbourhood, while some coal is exported from the neighbouring fields.

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  • Slate quarries and copper and tin mines were formerly valuable.

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  • Considerable quantities of the following minerals have been found: barytes (heavy spar), magnetite (magnetic iron ore), and pyrolusite (manganese dioxide) in Humboldt county; roofing slate in Esmeralda county; cinnabar (ore containing quicksilver) in Washoe county; haematite in Elko and Churchill counties; cerussite and galena (lead ores) in Eureka county; and wolframite (a source of tungsten) at Round Mountain, White Pine county.

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  • When she saw the braille slate and paper, she said, "I will write many letters, and I will thank Santa Claus very much."

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  • A flicker of light, and the clothing appeared on a slate grey slab serving as a bench near the door.

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  • Here are extensive slate quarries belonging to Lord Penrhyn.

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  • I gave her my braille slate to play with, thinking that the mechanical pricking of holes in the paper would amuse her and rest her mind.

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  • As soon as it was read to the school, he rubbed it off the slate, and it was forgotten.

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  • The vats for depositing may be of enamelled iron, slate, glazed earthenware, glass, lead-lined wood, &c. The current densities and potential differences frequently used for some of the commoner metals are given in the following table, taken from M ` Millan's Treatise on Electrometallurgy.

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  • From the name schistos, and the mode of formation, there can be little doubt that this species was the salt which forms spontaneously on certain slaty minerals, as alum slate and bituminous shale, and which consists chiefly of the sulphates of iron and aluminium.

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  • But we know this is not the case: the child has to begin with a clean slate and learn for itself.

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  • In this district, too, as has already been remarked, is the finest scenery of the Rhine, a fact due in great part to the grotesque shapes of the quartzose rocks, left denuded of the less durable slate and sandstone.

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  • There is considerable agricultural trade, and iron founding is carried on; while in the neighbourhood some copper, lead, granite and slate are worked and exported in small vessels; coal, timber and general merchandise being imported.

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  • The surrounding country is well adapted to agriculture, and slate, iron ore, cement rock and limestone are found in the vicinity.

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  • Marble, granite and slate quarries are worked in different districts.

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  • "Well, then," said the teacher, "you may take your slate and go out behind the schoolhouse for half an hour.

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  • HARLECH (perhaps for Hardd lech, fair slate, or Harleigh, an Anglicized variant), a town of Merionethshire, Wales, 38 m.

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  • The contorted strata of slate and greywacke rock must have been formed at a period vastly anterior to that in which the lake of the upper valley managed to force an outlet through the enclosing barriers.

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  • In the Eastern province the rocks are mainly quartz, gneiss and granite, with sandstone in Busoga, basalt round Mt Elgon, slate (Busoga) and iron- g stone (Busoga and Bukedi).

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  • Iron mines, slate and stone quarries are worked at various points, and, with live stock, poultry, wool and timber form the chief exports.

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  • The commoner sorts of rock in the several Huronian systems are quartzite and slate (ranging from shale to schist); bi~t limestone is not wanting, and igneous rocks, both intrusive and extrtisive, some metamorphic and some not, abound.

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  • Glass and other sands and gravel ($13,270,032), lime ($11,091,186), phosphate rock ($10,653,558), salt ($7,553,632), natural mineral waters ($7,287,269), sulphur ($6,668,215, almost wholly from Louisiana), slate ($6,316,8 I7), gypsum ($4,138,560), clay ($2,599,986), asphalt ($1,888,881), talc and soapstone ($1,401,222), borax ($975,000, all from California), and pyrite ($857,113) were the next most important products in 1908.

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  • There are slate quarries, with lead and copper mines.

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  • The Eskimo engraved poorly, the Dene (Tinneh) embroidered in quill, the North Pacific tribes carved skilfully in horn, slate and cedar, the California tribes had nimble fingers for basketry, the Sioux gloried in feathers and painted parfleche.

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  • Other mineral substances obtained in small quantities are: pyrite, in St Lawrence county; arsenical ore, in Putnam county; red, green and purple slate, in Washington county; garnet in Warren, Essex and St Lawrence counties; emery and felspar, in Westchester county; and infusorial earth in Herkimer county.

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  • Micas and other platy minerals (such as chlorite), which naturally grow most rapidly on their edges, would show this tendency best, and such minerals usually form a large part of the best slates; but even Sketch (by Du Noyer) of a block of variegated slate from Devil's Glen, Co.

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  • Dusty glanced up at the sky, where the clouds had gone from black to slate.

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  • On a mission to ensure there was a clean slate between his mate and Darkyn, Gabriel waited in the middle of Deidre's old apartment for the Dark One to arrive.

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  • It is deeper and more sandy where granite is the underlying rock, deeper and more fertile on the north-western than on the south-eastern mountain slopes, and shallower and more clayey where slate is the underlying rock.

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  • To avoid the creation of induced currents, the coil frames and the base boards are constructed of slate.

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  • It stands on a bare upland, close to the sea; and below it is Tintagel Haven, or Porth, a small cove surrounded by cliffs of almost black slate.

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  • there is some clay formed mainly by the decomposition of slate.

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  • of the village there is a deposit of very fine black slate.

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  • Evidence of the same kind is afforded by the shape of the knots and concretions sometimes present in the slate.

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  • The finer varieties are made into writing slates, and in districts where cross cleavage exists slate pencils are made.

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  • Slate rocks are quarried both above ground and below ground, according as they lie near to or distant from the surface.

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  • From the mass thrown out by the blast, or loosened so as readily to come away by the use of crowbars, the men select and sort all good blocks and send them in waggons to the slate huts to be split and dressed into slates.

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  • Slate Islands >>

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  • The Maryland building stone, of which there is an abundance of good quality, consists chiefly of granites, limestones, slate, marble and sandstones, the greater part of which is quarried in the east section of the Piedmont Plateau especially in Cecil county, though some limestones, including those from which hydraulic cement is manufactured, and some sandstones are obtained from the western part of the Piedmont Plateau and the east section of the Appalachian region; the value of stone quarried in the state in 1907 was $1,439,355, of which $1,183,753 was the value of granite, $142,825 that of limestone, $98,918 that of marble, and $13,859 that of sandstone.

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  • It is impossible to estimate the total number of the islands; an atoll, for instance, which may slate in the Marquesas, which afford a type of the extinct volcanic islands, as does Tahiti.

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  • The working of slate is very important, especially in the neighbourhood of Fumay, and quarries producing freestone, lime-stone and other minerals are found in several places.

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  • In the south-eastern section is also a moderately productive soil derived largely from the disintegration of slate.

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  • The triangular southern portion of Westphalia, most of which is included in Sauerland ("south land"), is a rugged region of slate hills and wooded valleys drained chiefly by the Ruhr with its affluents the Lenne, Mohne, &c., and in the S.

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  • Antimony, quicksilver, stone, marble, slate and potter's clay are also worked, and there are brine springs in the Hellweg and mineral springs at Lippspringe, Oynhausen, &c.

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  • It stands on a picturesque sloping site in a hilly district, and has some agricultural trade and a brewing industry, while in the neighbourhood are slate quarries.

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  • The Inner Hebrides are much more scattered and principally include Skye, Small Isles (Canna, Sanday, Rum, Eigg and Muck), Coll, Tyree, Lismore, Mull, Ulva, Staffa, Iona, Kerrera, the Slate Islands (Seil, Easdale, Luing, Shuna, Torsay), Colonsay, Oronsay, Scarba, Jura, Islay and Gigha.

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  • In the township there are several villages, including Weymouth, North Weymouth, East Weymouth and South Weymouth, and the smaller villages of Weymouth Centre, Weymouth Heights, Lovell's Corner, Nash's Corner and Old Spain, and there are also four islands, Round, Grape, Slate and Sheep. The mainland itself is largely a peninsula lying between the Weymouth Fore river and the Weymouth Back river, to the west and east respectively.

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  • The mineral wealth of Silesia is great and consists in coal, iron-ore, marble and slate.

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  • In 1854, after the meeting of the British Association in Liverpool, a memorable visit occurred to the Penrhyn slate quarries, where the question of slaty cleavage arose in his mind, and ultimately led him, with Huxley, to Switzerland to study the phenomena of glaciers.

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  • The north-west part of it is a slate belt that has been much dissected by eroding streams, but the south-east part is a gently rolling belt of limestone to which occasionally a steep hill descends from the slate belt.

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  • There is some of the same formation as well as that derived from red shales on the sandstone hills in the south-east province and in many of the middle and western valleys, but often a belt of inferior slate soil adjoins a limestone belt, and many of the ridges are covered with a still more sterile soil derived from white and grey sandstones.

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  • Northampton, Lehigh and York counties contain the most productive slate quarries in the country, and in 1908 the value of their output was $3,902,958; the Northampton and Lehigh slate is the only kind in the United States used for school blackboards.

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  • Granite, bluestone, limestone and slate abound in the neighbourhood.

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  • Edgings may also be formed of narrow slips of sandstone flag, slate, tiles or bricks.

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  • In stoves the stages should be of slate or stone where practicable, and the supports of iron.

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  • The shelves should be of slate a, a, supported by iron uprights b, b, each half having a front ledge of bricks set on edge in cement c, c. The slabs of slate forming the shelves should not be too closely fitted, as a small interval will prevent the accumulation of moisture at the bottom of the bed.

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  • The vessel may be a flower-pot sawn in two, so that the halves may be bound together when used, or it may be a flower-pot or box with a side slit which will admit the shoot; this vessel is to be filled compactly with suitable porous earth, the opening at the slit being stopped by pieces of slate or tile.

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  • Slate pots or tubs, usually square, are sometimes adopted, and are durable and otherwise unobjectionable, only, their sides being less porous, the earth does not dry so rapidly, and some modification of treatment as to watering is necessary.

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  • The valley is bounded east and west by chains of slate and Palaeozoic rocks.

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  • Unlike the northern, the southern affluents of the Ombilin do not follow longitudinal valleys hemmed in by the Barisan range and ranges of slate, limestone and sandstone.

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  • Besides this staple trade, there are various textile manufactures and extensive breweries; while stone and slate quarries, as well as coal-mines, are worked in the neighbourhood.

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  • Belgium is particularly rich in quarries of marble, granite and slate.

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  • in thickness, and contain pebbles of quartzite, jasper, sandstone, slate, &c. The mines fall into five groups situated on the eastern side of the Deccan plateau about the following places (beginning from the south), the first three being in Madras.

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  • The slate palettes in the form of animals are even more summary, and continuaily degraded until they lost all trace of their origin.

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  • - The taryings 011, slate palettes appear to begin with work crudely accurate and forceful, the heavy limbs being ridged with tendons and muscles (Plate II.

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  • In the second prehistoric civilization barrelshaped vases became usual; and to the former materials were added slate, grey limestone and breccia.

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  • The materials are quartz crystal, basalt, porphyry, syenite, granite, volcanic ash, various metamorphics, serpentine, slate, dolomite marble, alabaster, many colored marbles, saccharine marble, grey and white limestones.

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  • The great palettes of slate covered with elaborate reliefs are probably all of the pre-Menite kings; the most advanced of them having the figure of Narmer, who preceded Menes.

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  • There he advised the Liberal party that "its slate must be cleaned," and, as he subsequently explained, this cleansing must involve the elimination of Home Rule for Ireland.

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  • The inhabitants of Denbigh are chiefly occupied in the timber trade, butter-making, poultry-farming, bootmaking, tanning and quarrying (lime, slate and paving-stones).

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  • Where, on the other hand, the rock decays with smaller debris, the hills assume smoother contours, as in the slate hills running from the Kyles of Bute to Loch Lomond.

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  • The slate hills, weathering more readily, assume gentle slopes and rounded ridges, as in the high land from Holy Loch to the Kyles of Bute.

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  • With the exception of the counties of Orkney, Shetland, Caithness, Sutherland and Inverness, granite is quarried in every shire in Scotland, but the industry predominates in Aberdeenshire, and is of considerable importance in Kirkcudbrightshire; limestone is quarried in half of the counties, but especially in Midlothian and Fife; large quantities of paving-stones are exported from Caithness and Forfarshire, and there are extensive slate quarries at Ballachulish and other places in Argyllshire, which furnishes three-fourths of the total supply.

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  • The name of Archaeopteryx litho graphica was based by Hermann von Meyer upon a feather (Gr.irrEpv, wing) found in 1861 in the lithographic slate quarries of Solenhofen in Bavaria, the geological horizon being that of the Kimmeridge clay of the Upper Oolite or Jurassic system.

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  • at the bottom of large boxes, the " bleaching-powder chambers," made of lead, or sometimes of cast-iron protected by paint, of slate or even of tarred wood.

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  • It is situated at the junction of the sandstone and slate, where the water, having worn away the former, has accumulated on the latter.

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  • The chief geological formations of Buru are crystalline slate near the north coast, and more to the south Mesozoic sandstone and chalk, deposits of rare occurrence in the archipelago.

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  • The oldest rocks, consisting of slate, mica-schists and grits, which have been correlated with the metamorphic series of the eastern Highlands, form an incomplete ring round the granite in the north of the island and occupy the whole of the west coast from Loch Ranza south to Dougrie.

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  • The ore is a red haematite occurring in slate.

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  • The knives, daggers and arrowpoints are of slate, bronze and iron, the last two being very rough imitations of stone implements.

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  • The principal exports are corn and other agricultural produce; the imports are coal, culm, timber and slate.

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  • Slate quarries are very numerous throughout the Principality, the finest quality of slate being obtained in the neighbourhood of Bangor and Carnarvon, where the Penrhyn and Bethesda quarries give employment to many thousands of workmen.

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  • Moreover, the high potential difference between the terminals of the series tank introduces a greater danger of shortcircuiting through scraps of metal at the bottom of the bath; for this reason, also, lead-lined vats are inadmissible, and tarred slate tanks are often used instead.

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  • In the 18th century the slate quarries of Robben Island were extensively worked by the Dutch of Cape Town.

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  • The primary rocks which appear at Mitushev Kamen are overlaid with thick beds of quartzites and clayslates containing sulphide of iron, with subordinate layers of talc or mica slate, and thinner beds of fossiliferous limestone, Silurian or Devonian.

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  • The chief articles of commerce, besides slate and manufactured goods, are hemp, early vegetables, fruit, flowers and live-stock.

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  • Geologically they belong to the primitive formation - granite, compact dark blue slate, gneiss and syenite.

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  • Some roofing slate is produced in Sussex county; in 1907 the output was valued at $8000.

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  • A considerable trade is carried on in these goods and also in timber, cattle and slate.

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  • The mild winter climate has fringed the coast with seaside resorts, the rugged heights attract tourists in summer, and the vast masses of slate have given rise to the largest slate quarries in the world.

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  • Slate is worked in Cornwall and Devon, and also in Lancashire and Cumberland, where, in the Lake District, there are several large quarries.

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  • The principal mineral products are granite, limestone, slate, clay products and mineral waters.

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  • Slate is quarried chiefly in Piscataquis county, most of it being used for roofing, but some for blackboards; in 1907 the amount quarried in Maine was valued at $236,106.

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  • These basins or ` longitudinal folds ' are enclosed on the south by the long high ridge of dark slates, which extends parallel to the crystalline [main] chain from the neighbourhood of Sukhum-Kale to the Krestovaya Gora [pass of Darial.] Behind this slate crest spreads a confused multitude of hills, Jurassic and Cretaceous in their formation..

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  • Geologically, Banka resembles the Malay Peninsula, its formations being mainly granite, Silurian and Devonian slate, frequently covered with sandstone, laterite (red ironstone clay) of small fertility, and alluvium.

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  • xlvii.), who viewed objects over a series of heated slate slabs.

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  • These are not very striking, the high roofs of dark slate, the cross-surmounted turrets and the lofty clock-tower being the chief features.

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  • The Vaenol slate quarries are here, and hence is the easiest ascent of Snowdon, with a railway to the summit.

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  • to simplify mechanically the solution of logical problems. These instruments are all more or less elaborate developments of the " logical slate," on which were written in vertical columns all the combinations of symbols or letters which could be made logically out of a definite number of terms. These were compared with any given premises, and those which were incompatible were crossed off.

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  • The gems are found in a matrix of black slate in what appears to be the crater of a volcano, and are mined in a very crude manner.

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  • Among the sedimentary rocks we have, for example, in the clay slates of the Silurian formations, rocks no less cracked and fissured than others, but generally quite impermeable by reason of the joints being packed with the very fine clay resulting from the rubbing of slate upon slate in the earth movements to which the cracks are due.

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  • an average strength at least as great as the above figures for concrete; the clay slate of the Lower.

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  • There is some roofing slate along the Rogue river, natural cement, nickel ore, bismuth and wolframite in Douglas county, gypsum in Baker county, fire-clay in Clatsop county, borate of soda on the marsh lands of Harney county, infusorial earth and tripoli in the valley of the Deschutes river, chromate of iron in Curry and Douglas counties, molybdenite in Union county, bauxite in Clackamas county, borate of lime in Curry county, manganese ore in Columbia county, and asbestos in several of the southern and eastern counties.

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  • SLATE ISLANDS, a group belonging to the parish of Kilbrandon and Kilchattan off the coast of Lorne, Argyllshire, Scotland.

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  • They comprise Seil, Easdale, Torsay, Luing and Shuna, and owe their name to the fact that they are composed mainly of metamorphic rocks, Easdale, Torsay and Luing being entirely slate, Seil mostly slate with some porphyrite in the north, and Shuna gneissose.

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  • Its general aspect is gloomy; it possesses few streets of any pretensions, though those in the old part, which are mostly narrow, present, with their grey slate roofs and green shutters, a picturesque appearance.

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  • Examples are preserved of the various forms of spoons used by the ancient Egyptians of ivory, flint, slate and wood, many of them carved with the symbols of their religion.

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  • Lower Carboniferous Sandstone and Slate (latter in South) {?

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  • In the south, the Carboniferous deposits open with the Carboniferous Slate, in the base of which the Coomhola Grits occur.

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  • Clays of various kinds, mainly fire and brick clay, are obtained in several places and there are quarries of marble (notably in Connemara), slate, granite, limestone and sandstone, the output of which is considerable.

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  • These consist mostly of granite and gneiss, but in the north-central section there is trap-rock, and in the south-east section some slate.

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  • It has floras of the plains, the hills and the mountains; an alpine flora, and an arctic flora; a flora of marshes, and a flora of steppes; floras peculiar to the clay, the chalk, the sandstone and the slate formations.

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  • Other mineral products of this region are iron, limestone, cement rock, fire-brick clay, coal, slate and marble.

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  • The slate quarries on Craigmore are the only industry in Aberfoyle.

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  • Iron ores (60 to 70% of iron), copper ores, colours, brown coal, graphite, slate, and lithographic stone are obtained - nearly 2,000,000 tons of iron ore annually.

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  • There is also considerable trade in corn, malt, coal, slate and timber.

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  • mudstone, shale, slate: these exhibit in greater or less perfection the properties above described according to their freedom from impurities.

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  • In England, Kimmeridge Clay, Lias clays, London Clay and pulverized shale and slate are all employed for this purpose.

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  • The leading industries comprise slate and granite quarries and lead mining.

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  • Among the other minerals found and mined to a limited extent are lead, manganese, barytes, fluorspar, slate, granite and petroleum.

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  • He's got a blank slate for a life time of memory.

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  • Roof finishes are offered to complement local architecture and include for example, fiberglass shingles, concrete or clay tiles or natural slate.

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  • argillaceous metamorphic rock (slate ).

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  • His design for Chippenham was in Dutch Renaissance style, constructed in limestone ashlar with Welsh slate roofs.

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  • For cutting the shorter edge I used a piece of slate batten.

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  • beehive huts is reached up slate steps 700 feet above sea level.

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  • blank slate.

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  • brickwork with Welsh slate roof, on plinth, which is now rendered over but probably of rubble.

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  • Formerly a cow byre, it is of stone construction under a slate roof.

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  • A detached stone built potting shed with a stone slate roof and timber casement window.

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  • A steam railroad chuffs into the hills to the biggest slate caverns in the world.

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  • Urban Legend was going to wipe the slate clean by actually being all that was claimed of it.

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  • clean slate.

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  • computer simulations which have been prepared by the architects show how stunning the building will look with its new roof of green Cumberland slate.

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  • constructed of red brick with slate roofing.

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  • The final roof covering will be slate with a lead capping across the ridge.

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  • All the necessary crockery, cutlery, glasses, utensils, pans etc. Original slate floor.

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  • customary for the best man to slate the groom in his speech.

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  • This two-storey building with attic dormers is brick with a Welsh slate roof.

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  • Red brick with granite rubble stone plinth, brick band and molded eaves and Swithland slate roof with brick end stacks.

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  • Stable of red brick and slate and granite rubble stone with brick dentilled eaves, Swithland slate roof and stack on rear roof.

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  • Steep pitched Swithland slate roof with stone ridge and deep eaves.

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  • embattled parapet around the slate roof.

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  • CAT was set up in a disused slate quarry in the 1970s by a group of committed environmentalists.

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  • extra dimension to the attractive appearance of the slate.

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  • The new portion is built of the slate stone of the district, with red sandstone facings.

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  • fireplace with fitted villager log burning stove on a slate hearth.

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  • A modern butler sink and matching vitreous enamel drainer, exposed 'A ' frame and hip beams and a slate flagstone floor.

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  • Snooker tables from foldaway snooker tables to full size 12 foot snooker tables or slate bed snooker tables.

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  • Ensuites have free-standing Jacuzzi baths, DVDs and brown slate floors - no chintz or battle-ax landladies in sight.

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  • Red brick with granite and slate rubble stone gable ends and brick coped gables with asbestos type roof.

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  • geothermal heating, natural slate roof.

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  • The Riesling grape is well adapted to well-drained poor soils, especially slate.

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  • greye adults are about 15mm long, and slate gray in color.

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  • Use slate and slate pencils to practice handwriting and have a lesson in arithmetic using pounds, shillings and pence.

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  • Eyes dark hazel or black Blue Deep or medium slate blue carried well down hair shaft with slate blue undercolour.

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  • Open fire in stone surround on a slate hearth.

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  • hillocks of waste from earlier slate quarrying.

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  • hipped slate roof with a cross mid-way along its length.

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  • The cluster of beehive huts is reached up slate steps 700 feet above sea level.

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  • Move 4 barrows of wood in brief interlude of dry, & push back a roof slate.

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  • Fiber cement slate But, I hear you say, what about fiber cement slates and resin slates that are not laminar stone?

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  • lap resin slate, made in a press, has a smaller manufacturing tolerance than either clay or concrete.

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  • lean-to with Welsh slate roof and similar casement and 2 light casement in gable above.

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  • These include deep quarried limestone, slate, granite, and sandstone.

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  • Slate Knoll Self-catering two bedroomed maisonette for up to 4 adults plus children in Keswick town center.

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  • Noise There are some very good reasons to use mastic on a slate roof.

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  • A slate monolith was very generously donated by McAlpine Slate Ltd. from the Penrhyn Quarry, Bethesda.

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  • Once on Easdale Island we visit the local folk museum, where we learn about the life of the former slate mining community.

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  • Unlike tiles that have nibs to locate them on a batten, every double lap slate needs to be twice nailed.

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  • Timber framing with whitewashed brick nogging, granite rubble stone plinth and Welsh slate roof with brick central ridge stack.

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  • With slate we tend to paint the letters off-white to re-create the freshly cut contrast.

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  • The Quarry yielded good quality slate which was carried by packhorse to Aberdovey for transport to its final destination by sea.

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  • There is an embattled parapet around the slate roof.

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  • pedestal handbasin, radiator, UPVC double glazed window to rear, slate floor.

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  • photovoltaic arrays will be fitted by Dulas Ltd above the existing south east facing slate roof.

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  • Brick with Welsh slate roof to forge, Swithland slate to the rest of the range, which also has a cobble plinth.

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  • New porches should be simple tiled, slate or thatched open porches to suit the style of the house.

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  • Utility Room automatic washer/drier, Welsh slate floor, round porthole window, door to patio.

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  • privye houses had their own outside privies with slate slabs for roofing.

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  • The walls are of mixed local stone and much of it is Easdale slate containing iron pyrites.

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  • On Wednesday we had arranged to go climbing and abseiling at an abandoned slate quarry.

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  • The Wynne slate quarry opened in 1750 followed by a larger concern, the Cambrian Slate Company, which was formed in 1854.

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  • quarryhe early 1800s they rebuilt much of the village, in part to house workers for the nearby slate quarries.

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  • Rivets The copper tail rivets The copper tail rivet located in the tail of a standard slate is normally located in the joint between the two lower slates.

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  • It has only just been repaired with a new slate roof.

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  • Granite and slate rubble stone with Welsh slate roof and brick end stacks.

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  • Look for angular black colored hard slate as these rocks can contain Trilobites from the Silurian shales.

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  • Guest Suite Bedroom 2 (S) built in cupboard housing oil fired hot water cylinder, slate window sill.

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  • single-breasted wool coats in shades of black, slate and pale smoke gray.

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  • skylight windows in its slate roof face north.

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  • The new headteacher thought wisely to wipe the slate clean.

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  • The quarried slate was taken to Wadebridge and Padstow by barge and then transported further afield or used locally.

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  • The WC blocks are clad in smooth welsh slate, with the shower cubicles marked out in bright blue.

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  • Here you see the new footpath made of crushed slate.

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  • The stuff in which the gold occurred at Mount Brown was composed of broken slate with a few angular fragments of quartz.

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  • slate roof is a row of horse chestnut trees.

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  • The Wynne slate quarry opened in 1750 followed by a larger concern, the Cambrian slate quarry opened in 1750 followed by a larger concern, the Cambrian Slate Company, which was formed in 1854.

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  • slate hearth.

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  • Granite and slate rubble stone with Welsh slate rubble stone with Welsh slate roof and brick end stacks.

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  • slate slabs in the Center garden.

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  • slate chippings.

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  • Several slate quarries are still worked, tho today largely for cut stone for head offices and overseas palaces rather than domestic roofing slate.

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  • Resin slate tolerances Single lap resin slate, made in a press, has a smaller manufacturing tolerance than either clay or concrete.

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  • Granite and slate rubble stone with brick stacks on left end and center right ridge.

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  • Near the museum entrance a 1656 slate sundial is fixed under a window.

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  • Three years later, a new building was developed on the site, with a slate roof replacing the thatch.

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  • thirtyry sweet English vintage belt buckle, in slate blue printed celluloid plastic, over a metal base, with great thirties styling.

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  • Roof: slate roofs with plain reconstituted clay ridge tiles.

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  • A simple hardwood timber walkway spans the water, connecting the entrance with an oval of site salvaged slate defining the public/private transition point.

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  • Features include travertine tiled flooring and slate window sills.

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  • The majority of the wind uplift load on the exposed section of the slate is transferred to the copper tail rivet.

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  • The juice flowed into slate lined tanks before being pumped uphill into wooden fermenting vats.

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  • villager log burning stove on a slate hearth.

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  • welsh slate to make his scales, or he will be when he is finished!

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  • wipe the slate clean.

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  • the Lower Jurassic Stonesfield slate of size).

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  • 16), of the Stonesfield Slate, is included in the same group, while by a second it is regarded as representing a family by itself.

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  • The name "cololites" (from the Greek K Xov, the large intestine, XLBos, stone) was given by Agassiz to fossil wormlike bodies, found in the lithographic slate of Solenhofen, which he determined to be either the petrified intestines or contents of the intestines of fishes.

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  • high, where Norna, the prophetess of Sir Walter Scott's Pirate, was supposed to have her abode and which the Norsemen called the White Mountain, in allusion to the colour of the clay slate composing it; and the Noup and Herma Ness, two of the most northerly points in Unst.

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  • The mountain group of North Wales is the largest and loftiest; its scenery resembles that of the Scottish Highlands because of the juxtaposition of ancient Palaeozoic rocks - Cambrian and Ordovician, often altered into slate - and contemporaneous volcanic outbursts and igneous intrusions.

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  • "Well, I know what that is," he said to himself; and he wrote the word _turnip_ on his slate.

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  • Before the half hour was ended he had written a very neat composition on his slate.

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  • Words and images came tripping to my finger ends, and as I thought out sentence after sentence, I wrote them on my braille slate.

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  • In the early 1800s they rebuilt much of the village, in part to house workers for the nearby slate quarries.

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  • Fabrics: ' A ' consists of medium to large shaley slate, some coursing; sparse remnant limewash.

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  • On several of the hills are quarries of slate of good quality, the working of which affords remunerative employment to many laborers.

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  • Rivets The copper tail rivet located in the tail of a standard slate is normally located in the joint between the two lower slates.

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  • A piece of slate yields roofing slates at the rate of four to just over the inch.

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  • Slate is a soft sedimentary rock, which easily splits into thin layers.

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  • Other versions include shearling jackets; houndstooth trenches and boxy single-breasted wool coats in shades of black, slate and pale smoke gray.

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  • Two skylight windows in its slate roof face north.

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  • The WC blocks are clad in smooth Welsh slate, with the shower cubicles marked out in bright blue.

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  • Leading up to the present church with its slate roof is a row of horse chestnut trees.

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  • Extracts from the Laws are carved on slate slabs in the Center garden.

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  • Finish off with a mulch of fine gravel, frosted glass or slate chippings.

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  • The slate walls and roof provide a stunning backdrop and as you would expect, outstanding accoustics !

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  • During the folding of the slate beds they were tipped over to an angle of forty five degrees.

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  • He is made of gray welsh slate to make his scales, or he will be when he is finished !

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  • The most common choices for roofing materials are asphalt, wood and slate.

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  • Slate also boasts a long lifetime and good fire protection, as well as protection against insects and rot.

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  • It includes listings for asphalt shingle, wood shake, tile, metal, natural slate, and flat, foam, and single ply roofing contractors.

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  • This is because flat slabs of polished slate provide the best playing surface for any table.

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  • Brazil, China and India are major suppliers of slate, but slate from northern Italy is preferred because of its high quality.

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  • Slate is normally ¾" to 1-inch thick and adds substantially to costs.

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  • The slate extends slightly past the playing surfaces to add strength to the rails.

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  • Solid legs extending to the underside of the slate layer are preferred because they don't wobble.

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  • If you're willing to spend a little more, you can add surface topcoats, which can make the metal look like stone or slate or other realistic effect you want.

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  • The Slate and Blueprint cards offer cash-back bonuses, plus give card members options for paying down balances quicker and saving interest by selecting charges to apply payments to.

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  • This way, you can start with a clean slate.

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  • Slate SM From Chase - The Slate Blueprint card has a zero percent APR for up to twelve months and offers services on avoiding interest, paying off large purchases, and spending trends.

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  • Simplify with Slate: This card offers a zero percent introductory APR, no annual fee and features Blueprint.

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  • The Chase Slate credit card offers an introductory period APR of zero percent for up to 12 months and a regular APR under 12 percent, variable.

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  • Another Chase Visa is the Chase Slate card.

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  • After the introductory period, the Chase Slate Card has an APR of 13.24 percent for those who have the highest credit scores.

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  • Chase changed its credit card offerings in 2009 to incorporate a new brand, the Slate credit cards.

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  • The Slate lineup of credit cards replaced all Platinum Visa and MasterCard offers.

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  • This ignorance and innocence is part of childhood and helps children start life with a clean slate so that experiences can shape the adults they grow up to be.

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  • It's always better to resist temptation and face your future together with a clean slate.

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  • The semiconductor is attached to a clear layer of the shingle and can be backed with many types of materials, including material, slate, or even asphalt.

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  • Most panels are deep blue in color and blend well with the average brown, gray or slate of most roofs.

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  • Keep to tightly grained granites, rather than variegated designs, and consider soapstone, slate and quartzite as well.

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  • Select a natural stone floor in slate, quartzite or travertine, or a porcelain or ceramic floor that mimics natural stone for easier maintenance.

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  • The wood floors can continue throughout the home or they can be accompanied by natural stone, slate or ceramic tile.

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  • Highlight dark tones with natural materials like slate, brick, stone, and granite for flooring or backsplash areas."

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  • Slate may also be used for decorative accents and even for floor coverings.

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  • If your kitchen makeover is a remodeling job and not simply re-decorating, then a fireplace surrounded by natural stone and slate makes a perfect touch.

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  • These elegant waterfalls are made from eclectic materials like slate, copper, and stainless steel.

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  • This will enable you to start with a clean slate and allow you to get accurate measurements of the space.

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  • Branch out with earth tones such as taupe, beige, stone, slate and even sage green.

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  • The virtual room program at iVillage is a complete blank slate that you can design from the floor up.

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  • Light blue is calming and friendly while dark, slate blues are sophisticated and modern.

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  • Pair them with tumbled Jerusalem Stone, slate or travertine to complete the rustic look with an elegant detail.

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  • Mix and match the textures within a room, use wooden floors with faux stone walls, or include a slate fireplace hearth with Venetian plastered surrounds.

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  • Apply slate blue shadow close to your eyelids and blend it with a pale gray shadow to fade towards your brow bone.

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  • Raspberry, dark brown or slate gray would be an attractive accent color.

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  • Gripster comes in several tech-friendly colors (such as silver, slate and black), as well as bright red.

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  • Each game begins with a model, your blank slate to be dressed in your choice of fashions.

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  • A stone or slate over the plant for the worst months (November to end of February) is a good way.

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  • Paths tend to meander rather than run in straight lines and are frequently made of brick, slate or flagstone, often planted with creeping thyme or other ground covers to create the mossy illusion of an older pathway.

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  • Stone - Granite, Travertine, marble, slate and sandstone are just a few of the bathroom tiles available on the market.

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  • If adding a pocket door is part of a larger renovation, you may be working with a clean slate, but if not, be aware of what you are dealing with.

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  • Melding a glass-like luminosity and the earthy texture of slate, the Geologie collection can be configured into a seemingly endless variety of patterns and custom blends.

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  • When choosing a stone pattern, think gray tones like slate for modern spaces and marble or rough-cut stone for an old-world look.

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  • Removing vinyl tile adhesive gives you a clean slate for your new flooring.

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  • Line the other walls with a Falling Water Pattern in slate or quartzite to coordinate.

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  • Otherwise, a polished marble shower can give you the height of elegance, while river rocks and slate tiles can give your shower a Zen and spa feeling.

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  • With texture, variation and natural beauty, a slate backsplash can enhance any kitchen design.

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  • If you aren't familiar with slate tiles, the image of a slate backsplash may be calling to mind classroom blackboards in black or green.

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  • And while it is certainly possible to produce such as look if you so desire, slate tiles have a lot more to offer.

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  • Slate is a metamorphic rock made of sandstone and shale.

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  • While some types of slate can be ground down to a smooth, flat finish most of the tiles that will be used for a slate backsplash will have a more textured look.

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  • Slate tiles come in a wide variety of colors, including golds, greens, reds and even purple.

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  • So now you know that slate comes in a multitude of colors, sizes and patterns.

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  • Selecting the tiles is the next step to creating a backsplash out of slate that will enhance the kitchen design.

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  • Like all natural stones, slate can have a lot of variation from lot-to-lot and from piece-to-piece.

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  • Choosing a slate tile for your backsplash should be done with a piece of your counter in hand.

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  • Begin by pulling an accent or coordinating color from your counter, whether the material is granite or slate tiles, the counter should always be the starting point for backsplash color.

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  • Slate can be busy at times and if your counter is busy as well, your backsplash may end up competing instead of complementing.

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  • Remembering that slate has a lot of variation in both texture and color can help you determine the size of the tiles for your backsplash.

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  • Like most tiles, slate is now available in ready-made patterns netted together for ease of installation.

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  • Slate is also available in square tiles, subway tiles and patterns mixed with other materials such as glass.

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  • Depending on the size of the slate tile you have selected, you may be able to create simple or intricate patterns in your backsplash.

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  • Look for 1 x 3-inch mosaics, hexagons and mixtures of honed slate and glass for a striking look.

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  • If a backsplash of slate tiles sounds great, but there's already a lot going on in your kitchen, consider using slate as an accent rather than a field in your backsplash.

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  • Slate borders made up of different colors and sizes of slate mounted on netting are an inexpensive way to bring some slate to your kitchen design.

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  • Slate is one of the least expensive natural stones on the market today.

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  • Chair rails, mixed material mosaics and accent tiles are also available for relatively little money, making a backsplash out of slate one of the more economic choices for backsplash designs.

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  • Enjoy the variation and texture of a slate as the perfect finishing touch of any kitchen design.

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  • For example, if your kitchen already has a lot of green, with an Uba Tuba granite top, green slate floor and backsplash, then you can spice up your walls with a burgundy to make the green pop.

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  • Countertops in Arizona range from natural materials such as granite, limestone and slate to popular tile countertops made in an array of handmade tiles glazed with complementary colors and set in a pattern.

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  • Do you have a rustic bathroom design filled with slate or tumbled marble?

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  • Choose from lattice work, wood look and even slate and shingle design options.

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  • Slate - This natural stone has a smooth texture and beautiful, natural colors.

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  • If you are replacing your kitchen flooring, expect to find porcelain tiles starting around one dollar a square foot and ungauged slate tiles starting around one and a half dollars a foot.

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  • Keep in mind that when purchasing less expensive materials like ungauged slate that your installation costs will double.

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  • There are several variations available such as Black Frame with Polarized Grey Lens, Brown Frame with Polarized Brown Lens, Slate Citron Frame with Yellow Mirror Lens and Cement Yellow Frame with Platinum Lens.

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  • Paying full price for a full slate of first-party Nintendo controllers can become a very expensive endeavor.

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  • The main mode was and always will be "Challenge", wherein you are given an empty slate and you must make as many squares as you can before the screen fills up.

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  • The Sims 2 for Xbox, the PlayStation 2 console and Nintendo GameCube gives you a completely blank slate and allows you to customize to your heart's content.

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  • Options for those considering a more expensive building project include a wine tasting area, rounded shelving, slate counters and waterfalls.

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  • In earlier years prior to 1880, the few children who were privileged enough to attend school usually had to sit on long benches and write on slate boards on their laps.

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  • Not surprisingly, the Voyager comes with the full slate of V CAST functionality as well.

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  • In this way the child has a chance to start over with a clean slate.

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  • Look for thermal tops in fun fall colors like cocoa and slate.

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  • The kits are available in chocolate (brown), black, and cold air (slate blue).

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  • It can feel good to have a clean slate (i.e. new digs) to start your new life with your baby.

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  • Luckily, all tourists are paroled by the end of the day and they can return to the City by the Bay with their slate clean and their debt paid to society, or at least to the NPS.

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  • This design of deep navy on slate blue may not be eye-popping, but it's filled with detail.

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  • Done in a deep slate grey, this design almost looks as if someone took a beloved men's tie pattern and reworked it into a pair of board shorts.

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  • Your Christmas tree, be it fresh or artificial, is a blank slate for your creativity.

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  • Your MySpace profile is a blank slate, ready to present you to the world - friends, work associates, and future loves.

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  • Many couples start over with a clean slate and try to make things work again.

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  • Colors include a deep electric blue with four white stripes and one in bold red; slate-blue with pale blue, green, white and pink stripes; pale blue with slate and green stripes and pink accents; and snakeskin silver with black stripes.

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  • Dual chronograph subdials and a 24-hour display with slate grey dial compliments this fine timepiece that's made to last through the ages.

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  • Because the new bankruptcy law will push many consumers into Chapter 13 repayment plans, rather than file Chapter 7, which wipes the slate clean and allows them to start over, they'll have less disposable income.

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  • While the information that goes into your business plan needs to be innovative, there's no reason to start from a blank slate when it comes to the format of the document.

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  • For best results with any painting technique, you want to start with a clean slate.

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  • Once you've got a clean slate, use a primer if necessary to smooth out your surface.

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  • Taking antibiotics tends to wipe the slate pretty much clean, including the good guys.

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  • Take it one day at a time and look at each new day as a clean slate.

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  • It will clear out the data that has been entered into the form so that you have a blank slate for the next room.

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  • Available in only black and chimney (a deep slate grey), you can expect to pay $36.00 for the cami top and $49.00 for the pants.

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  • Instead, you'll have to access those dusty archives to truly appreciate and attain the full slate of cartoon-themed melodies.

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  • He gives himself permission to start again with a clean slate.

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  • The company offers a full slate of products for fingernails and toenails, ranging from colors to treatments.

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  • Since it's free, however, it's worth a try, especially if you love the idea of being able to create your own Twitter background on a blank slate.

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  • A little slate is quarried, being taken from the rocks below the church, and exported in the small vessels which can visit Tintagel Haven in calm weather.

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  • Besides building materials, such as sandstone, slate, &c., the only mineral to be found within the canton is bituminous shale, the products of which can be used for petroleum and asphalt.

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  • In passing from a slate to a grit the direction of the cleavage changes so that it tends to be more nearly perpendicular to the bedding planes.

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  • There are marble and slate quarries near the town.

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  • Portions of a chapel remain, dating from the 13th century, and including a porch and a stone altar; while beside it are traces of a tomb hewn out of the slate, and of some domestic building which had a staircase and a pointed arch above the door.

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  • The town has some industry in bobbin-making, and there are slate quarries in the neighbourhood.

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  • The most pronounced of these upfolded strata in New York form the low Shawangunk mountains, which descend, toward the S.E., to a lowland region of folded strata of limestone, slate and other rocks in Orange and Dutchess counties.

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  • SLATE (properly Clay Slate; in M.

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  • Many other rocks are improperly called slate, if they are thin bedded and can be used for roofing and similar purposes.

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  • One of the best known of these is the Stonesfield slate, which is a Jurassic limestone occurring near Oxford and famous for its fossils.

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  • In the moist and plastic slate the mineral particles slowly enlarged by the addition of new crystalline molecules.

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