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  • I wouldn't worry too much about that sort of thing.

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  • He spoke of having some sort of flashback.

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  • They said it might be some sort of rare blood disorder.

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  • It worked, sort of.

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  • He kicked himself mentally for not thinking before he made any sort of pact with the Watcher, even one that seemed so straightforward, until he met his target and realized she was an innocent caught in the crossfire.

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  • A few said that there was one man in their neighborhood who seemed to have had some sort of good luck.

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  • It is a sort of wooden gun to the people themselves.

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  • I am called in to help sort the letters and take those meant for us.

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  • Isn't it a little late to start worrying about that sort of thing?

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  • Never mind that they bartered over his love like some sort of prize to be won at a fair.

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  • Wynn wished of the second time that day he had a weapon of some sort.

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  • She'd been asked that question more than once while out and didn't understand it, unless it was some sort of odd Southern greeting.

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  • It wasn't out of the realm of the possible that the information he needed was hidden in some sort of sadistic treasure hunt created by the sociopathic goddess who held the title of Death before him.

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  • I sort of like the mortal world existing.

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  • There might be some sort of … Gabe grabbed the new one, and the face flared to life.

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  • Gabe sensed some sort of Immortal power.

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  • She wasn't going to be some sort of obligation to someone who stuck around because he had to.

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  • She stopped a dozen meters before the edge of the forest, wondering if there was any sort of hazard in being so close to whatever it was causing the lake to be green in the first place.

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  • They were beautiful and tiny, some sort of geological anomaly.

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  • He stopped trying to sort through everything.

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  • She returned to the desk and scoured the paperwork for some sort of identifying information on the place she'd been or the company that developed the forms.

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  • Though she tried hard not to fear death, she wondered what kind of creature was capable of breaking through bars made of materials she'd never before seen and held in place with some sort of magic.

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  • Bored, restless, fearful, she retreated to the back of the cave, searching it again for any sort of door or anything that might aid her escape.

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  • The scents of fresh bread and some sort of meat cooking nearly nailed her to the ground as she rounded the corner.

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  • He.s sort of busy fighting demons.

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  • Seems to be in some sort of coma.

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  • There'd have to be some sort of difference, wouldn't there?

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  • With his small frame and bright eyes, he'd always reminded her of an elf of some sort.

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  • But we will work with them to come to some sort of terms.

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  • Your bracelet acts as a sort of master key, so you can go anywhere in the whole house.

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  • I'm not going to anything of the sort, and if you think you'll make me … She stopped, unable to help the tears welling in her eyes.

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  • She awaited some sort of reprimand, already wounded by the thought of being publicly embarrassed.

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  • Sort of, she added.

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  • She was expecting some sort of alien monster to inhabit the brutal planet.

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  • The warriors before her looked as if they'd just been released from some sort of meeting.

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  • It's sort of a mystery, isn't it?

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  • You and Mrs. Dean are sort of like pals of mine, you know?

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  • It involved some sort of messages from space.

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  • This sort of confirms what we suspected, don't it?

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  • But, in truth, I think it's sort of exhilarating!

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  • It's sort of like playing let's pretend.

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  • It does sort of seem that way.

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  • You know you're doing wrong, but you sort of admit to your own imperfections.

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  • That sort of narrows it down, doesn't it?

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  • They're sort of moving in on this, he answered.

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  • He hadn't spoken to Edith Shipton since her husband's accident and felt, as the host of Bird Song, he owed the woman some sort of condolence.

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  • Weller asked "What do I have, some sort of tracking device stuck in my shorts?"

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  • It was sort of lying around when I was dusting her room.

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  • Donald talked about some sort of joint custody when he brought him up to meet me.

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  • Sonya said you wouldn't go, but I knew that today is the sort of day when you couldn't help going.

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  • You know that sort of tradesman's son, a dandy and lady-killer.

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  • A system of some sort was killing him--Pierre--depriving him of life, of everything, annihilating him.

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  • At times a sort of mist descended, and then suddenly heavy slanting rain came down.

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  • As if I don't know what sort you want!

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  • Not only did his contemporaries, carried away by their passions, talk in this way, but posterity and history have acclaimed Napoleon as grand, while Kutuzov is described by foreigners as a crafty, dissolute, weak old courtier, and by Russians as something indefinite--a sort of puppet useful only because he had a Russian name.

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  • Well, he's a poor sort of soldier...

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  • This evening he listened to Pierre in a sort of trance, and fancy--as we were going in to supper I looked and he had broken everything on my table to bits, and he told me of it himself at once!

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  • This is a sort of hash or sloppy joe, featuring shredded beef with tomato, green olives, green pepper, tomato, and garlic, served with rice and black beans.

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  • The chef is glad to adjust the level of spice of each dish to the taste of the guest, and suggests that those who are unfamiliar with this sort of cuisine start mild and work their way up to spicy.

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  • I'm not bringing an Original Vamp here without some sort of backup.

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  • She tightened her grip around him, and he was amused to think of himself as any sort of comfort to anyone, let alone a little human like her.

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  • She shook her head, not about to believe anything of the sort happened outside her nightmare.

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  • Though the demon lord didn't move from his spot, she was afraid of causing any sort of confrontation between them.

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  • She waited for some sort of reaction.

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  • Caleb and me sort of got in trouble just before he left.

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  • There weren't enough matches and we were sort of in a hurry.

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  • I knew he had a spotted life before meeting my mother, but I figured he was secretive about his past simply because it gave him a sort of mystique.

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  • You ain't never poked around in my past and I've sort of kept my business close to the vest.

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  • Some said he was talking about a job down in the Norfolk shipyard where there was work with the war coming on and all, but after a time, when Ma didn't hear, we just sort of forgot about him.

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  • It was after nine before the two had time to talk, and come to some sort of peaceful understanding.

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  • I sort of got roped into this mess by default.

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  • Just dump it out back and we'll sort it out.

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  • She's with her mother in some sort of a group house.

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  • If sheriffs have to do that sort of thing, you'd better practice.

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  • She added, "Now that he'll be married with responsibilities, this sort of activity is all behind him."

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  • Perhaps the prior sheriff thought that sort of little joke is funny.

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  • It was a strawberry sunrise, topped with whipped cream clouds, a perfect sort of day until Dean was awake enough to remember Martha Boyd, lord knows where, escaping the law in a stolen twenty-year-old Buick, with a ditzy ex-junkie for a chauffeur.

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  • You don't think it's some sort of set up, do you?

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  • There's less chance of some sort of set up if we're both there.

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  • It was some sort of sugared tortilla that fogged the kitchen in a delicious, sweet aroma.

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  • Sort of 'this town's not big enough for the two of us, hombre?'

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  • We'd sort of made a pact that our lives began when we met each other so the past wasn't discussed much, if at all.

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  • It creates a sort of obligation, he said mockingly.

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  • She couldn't have one day without some sort of surprise or other?

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  • Gabriel, he's protected and helped me more than once since the dungeon and done it out of some sort of sense of duty.

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  • Have you learned any sort of discipline?

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  • It's some sort of Celtic…thing.

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  • Sensing some sort of lurid story, all five of them waited for her to speak.

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  • Didn.t realize I liked having some sort of free will.

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  • You really think Sasha came here to throw himself on your mercy without some sort of back-up plan?

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  • Two days ago, I had a dream where she told me you had four days to pass some sort of test.  I don't need to tell you what happens if you don't pass.

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  • Even you are not allowed to so without some sort of consequence.

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  • Jeff is never sick and is a real stickler for that sort of thing.

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  • Nothing of the sort, but there's a difference between con­senting adults and adultery.

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  • I'd rather sort them out at home...alone.

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  • Mr. Mayer did say he was going to talk to them about some sort of advance to hold me over.

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  • This is sort of an inventory of the stuff.

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  • Dean grumbled some sort of agreement, trying to keep the edge from his voice, as he turned and climbed the stairs to change.

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  • Yeah, well...that's the truth, sort of.

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  • Dean laughed and told her his visit was neither social nor to perform mayhem—it was police business, sort of.

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  • There are laws against that sort of thing, you know.

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  • No. We were sort of cut off before I could ask for one.

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  • I'd guess you're sort of drunk.

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  • You are impossible and very sort of drunk.

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  • She wanted to sort things out in her mind.

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  • He was sort of on edge, now that I think about it, like something was distracting him.

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  • Dean sighed deeply, "You know, guys dream about this sort of thing," he said.

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  • The emerging brightness of the new day, while inviting, did nothing to sort out the tangle of thoughts crowding his brain like the line of a snarled fishing reel.

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  • Yeah. I guess I sort of passed out on him after the piss stop.

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  • She hadn't heard or sensed him, as if he'd gone to some sort of stealth mode that silenced even his mind.

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  • Xander would never help another without some sort of leverage.

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  • You need sensors of some sort.

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  • He felt a tingle at the base of his skull, one that warned him she was using some sort of magic on him.

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  • You have to tell me if you're in any sort of danger, Sofi.

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  • Jenn's distraught features gazed up at him, and he felt bad again for causing her any sort of pain.

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  • While she tried to keep close to objects that might provide some sort of cover if attacked, she chose the fastest route possible.

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  • Jenn sensed some sort of silent communication between them, one that made the Original Vamp shift.

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  • There were things he still needed to sort out and Carmen was a distraction – a delightful one for sure, but a distraction all the same.

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  • He seemed a genial sort though, if not a bit of a show-off.

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  • Gerald was a decent sort.

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  • You have experience with that sort of thing and I really don't know where to start.

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  • He seemed like a nice sort.

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  • I think she might be involved in some sort of gang or something.

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  • The nurse's assertion about there being some sort of cult made more sense.

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  • Tall and lanky, Jonny didn't look like some sort of inhuman creature.

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  • His house was invaded by some sort of human he'd never dealt with before and never predicted he ever would.

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  • You were sent here because you have some sort of special skill.

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  • It was some sort of trick to get her to slip up.

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  • If he was some sort of vampire freak?

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  • She heard the sound of the camera snapping pictures and began to think she'd entered some sort of surreal world.

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  • He radiated a weird sort of energy.

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  • Did he have some sort of camera installed?

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  • You sort of saved me.

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  • You're some sort of freakish non-human, aren't you?

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  • Like I'm some sort of stray dog?

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  • Rather than piss off the White God, Xander sensed he'd walked into a trap of some sort.

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  • Jessi hurried after the Black God, following him into a narrow hallway and what looked like an operations center of some sort.

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  • I guess it has some sort of spell on it that will um, kinda kill anyone else.

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  • She studied him apprehensively, reminded of her cousins, when they were caught up in some sort of drama.

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  • Um, until I sort of betrayed him.

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  • Unable to sort through why he was so close to losing it, he wiped the blood from his face onto his arm and trailed her.

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  • In the session of 1907 he introduced an Irish Councils bill, a sort of half-way house to Home Rule; but it was unexpectedly repudiated by a Nationalist convention in Dublin and the bill was promptly withdrawn.

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  • A kind of jam-cake, called a "Bakewell pudding," gives another sort of fame to the place.

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  • At this period the preceptors of the tsarevich had the highest opinion of his ability; but, unfortunately, it was not the sort of ability that his father could make use of.

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  • Under the influence of Archbishop Chicheley, who had himself founded two colleges in imitation of Wykeham, and Thomas Bekynton, king's secretary and privy seal, and other Wyke - hamists, Henry VI., on the 11th of October 1440, founded, in imitation of Winchester College, "a college in the parish church of Eton by Windsor not far from our birthplace," called the King's College of the Blessed Mary of Eton by Windsor, as "a sort of first-fruits of his taking the government on himself."

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  • He was naturally the very sort of victim wanted, and he was decreed "of accusation" on the 3rd of October.

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  • We have then to think of a full universe of matter (and matter = extension) divided and figured with endless variety, and set (and kept) in motion by God; and any sort of division, figure and motion will serve the purposes of our supposition as well as another.

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  • The whole is still enclosed by the Byzantine walls, which follow the line of the cliffs and are carried along the sea-face; and the upper part of the level, which is separated from the lower by an inner cross wall, forms the castle; while at the highest point, where a sort of neck is formed between the two valleys, is the keep which crowns the whole.

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  • This sort of knowledge stands quite apart from that produced by "theoretic" and "disinterested" judgments.

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  • But guilt of that sort would hardly be consistent with his character as it appears in those early days.

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  • From this point a gap (the troue dEpinal) was left, so as in some sort to canalize the flow of invasion (General Bonnal), until the upper Moselle was reached at Epinal (q.v.).

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  • A similar system was introduced into South Australia by an act passed in 1900 amending the Factory Act of 1894, which was the first legislation of the sort passed in that state.

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  • He was already king's chaplain; his appointment at Paris had been accompanied by promotion to the see of Hereford, and before he returned to take possession he was translated to the bishopric of London (October 1539) Hitherto Bonner had been known as a somewhat coarse and unscrupulous tool of Cromwell,a sort of ecclesiastical Wriothesley.

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  • Cromwell had no patience with formal pedantry of this sort; and in point of strict legality "The Rump" of the Long Parliament had little better title to authority than the officers who expelled it from the House.

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  • In the experiment imagined by Lord Rayleigh a porous diaphragm takes the place of the partition and trap-doors imagined by Clerk Maxwell, and the molecules sort themselves automatically on account of the difference in their average velocities for the two gases.

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  • A sort of symbolic retaliation was the punishment of the offending member, seen in the cutting off the hand that struck a father or stole a trust; in cutting off the breast of a wet-nurse who substituted a changeling for the child entrusted to her; in the loss of the tongue that denied father or mother (in the Elamite contracts the same penalty was inflicted for perjury); in the loss of the eye that pried into forbidden secrets.

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  • But if the epithet is intended to designate an animal that takes an interest in its rider so far as a beast can, that in some way understands his intentions, or shares them in a subordinate fashion, that obeys from a sort of submissive or halffellow-feeling' with his master, like the horse or elephant, then I say that the camel is by no means docile - very much the contrary.

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  • Taxation was somewhat reduced, the censorship was made less severe, political amnesties were granted, humaner officials were appointed and the Congregations (a sort of shadowy consultative assembly) were revived.

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  • He was described to Pepys on his acquiring office as "one of a broken sort of people that have not much to lose and therefore will venture all," and as "a beggar having £1Too or £1200 a year, but owes above £10,000."

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  • Paley (1802), this is a sort of after-birth or anachronism.2 Natural Law.

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  • As a result of this, Kant is metaphysically a sort of pantheist.

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  • On the other hand, Kant's religion is of a type which requires a sort of deistic God, standing outside the world and constraining it into moral paths, or standing outside our moral struggles and rewarding our goodness.

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  • The home established near Port Blair is used as a sort of free asylum which the native visits according to his pleasure.

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  • Other sensory cells with long cilia cover a sort of cushion (n.c.) at the base of the club; the club may be long and the cushion small, or the...

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  • The simple form of ocellus described in the foregoing paragraph may become folded into a pit or cup, the interior of which becomes filled with a clear gelatinous secretion forming a sort of vitreous Modified after Linko, Travaux Soc. Imp. Nat., St.

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  • Buffon's opinion is, in fact, a sort of combination of views, essentially similar to those of Bonnet, with others, somewhat similar to those of the " Medici " whom Harvey condemns.

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  • When a given initial cell of the cambium has once begun to produce cells of this sort it continues the process, so that a radial plate of parenchyma cells is formed stretching in one plane through the xylem and phloem.

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  • If we study a population and sort it into soldiers, sailors, ecclesiastics, lawyers and artisans, we may obtain facts of sociological value but learn nothing as to its racial origin and composition.

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  • In the Constituent Assembly he formed with Barnave and Adrien Duport a sort of association called the "Triumvirate," which controlled a group of about forty deputies forming the advanced left of the Assembly.

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  • They assembled in their counties, and by the time Dozsa had drilled them into some sort of discipline and self-confidence, they began to air the grievances of their class.

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  • Squarcione, whose original vocation was tailoring, appears to have had a remarkable enthusiasm for ancient art, and a proportionate faculty for acting, with profit to himself and others, as a sort of artistic middleman; his own performances as a painter were merely mediocre.

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  • Eliezer, of the 8th or 9th century, a sort of history of creation and of the patriarchs, and the Tanna debe Eliyahu (an ethical work of the 10th century but containing much that is old), besides a large number of minor compositions.'

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  • Another historian living also in Italy was Joseph ben Joshua, whose Dibhre ha-yamim (Venice, 1 534) is a sort of history of the world, and his `Emeq ha-bakhah an account of Jewish troubles to the year 1575.

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  • Even Norman lawlessness in some sort took a legal shape.

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  • This exceptionally wasteful process, in which only one-third of the sulphur is recovered, has been improved by conducting the fusion in a sort of kiln.

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  • It had to be divided, therefore, into a number of independent principalities, but it continued to be loosely held together by the dynastic sentiment of the descendants of Rurik and by the patriarchal authority - a sort of patria potestas - of the senior member of the family, called the grand-prince, who ruled in Kiev, " the mother of Russian cities."

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  • His grandfather had obtained from Venice an " artist " who undertook " to build churches and palaces, to cast big bells and cannons, to fire off the said cannons and to make every sort of castings very cunningly "; and with the aid of that clever Venetian he had become the proud possessor of a " cannon-house," subsequently dignified with the name of " arsenal."

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  • Although this fact will not in itself make the companies liable to any process of reorganization similar to that following insolvency and foreclosure of the American railway, it is probable that reorganization of some sort must nevertheless take place in Great Britain, and it may well be questioned whether the position of the transportation system of that country would not have been better if it had been built up and projected on the experience gained by actual earlier losses, as in the United States.

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  • The cable is slow; and unless development along new lines of com p ressed air or some sort of chemical engine takes place, electricity will monopolize the field.

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  • His most ardent admirers, however, are constrained to admit that he was deficient in large-hearted benevolence; that he was destitute of any " enthusiasm of humanity "; and that so far as every sort of religious yearning or aspiration is concerned, his poverty was almost unique.

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  • In Galilee the Jews predominated over the heathen and their ruler Herod Antipas had some sort of claim upon their allegiance.

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  • The Dorian dynasts in Crete seem in some sort to have claimed descent from Minos, and the Dorian legislators sought their sanction in the laws which Minos was said to have received from the hands of the Cretan Zeus.

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  • The biruna of the Chaldaean Nestorians, on the other hand, worn by all bishops, is a sort of hood ornamented with a cross.

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  • These segments spring apparently from the top of the ovary - the real explanation, however, being that the end of the flower-stalk or "thalamus," as it grows, becomes dilated into a sort of cup or tube enclosing and indeed closely adhering to the ovary, so that the latter organ appears to be beneath the perianth instead of above it as in a lily, an appearance which has given origin to the term "inferior ovary."

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  • The spoken languages of northern India are very various, differing one from another in the sort of degree that English differs from German, though all are thoroughly Sanskritic in their vocables, but with an absence of Sanskrit grammar that has given rise to considerable discussion.

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  • Throughout the latter years of the reign she was kept in a sort of honourable confinement.

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  • Armenia returned to allegiance, the capital of Media was recolonized as Epiphanea, and Antiochus was pursuing his plans in the east when he died at Tabae in Persis, after exhibiting some sort of mental derangement (winter 164/3).

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  • From the product so obtained most of the better sort of "Burgundy pitch" of the druggists is prepared.

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  • Origen's real opinion, however, may frequently be gathered from the Philocalia - a sort of anthology from his works prepared by Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzenus.

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  • The dead, who returned to the Great Mother, were objects of a sort of heroworship. This early nature-cult explains many anomalous features of Hellenic religion, especially in the cults of Artemis and Aphrodite.

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  • History of an inferential and summary sort only can be derived from monuments in the absence of written records.

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  • The earth is conceived of as a round disk, slightly sloping towards the south, surrounded on three sides by the sea, but on the north by a high mountain of turquoises; behind this is the abode of the blest, a sort of inferior paradise, inhabited by the Egyptians who were saved from drowning with Pharaoh in the Red Sea, and whom the Mandaeans look upon as their ancestors, Pharaoh himself having been their first high priest and king.

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  • In later ages the representations of birds of one sort or another in Egyptian paintings and sculptures become countless, and the bassi-rilievi of Assyrian monuments, though mostly belonging of course to a subsequent period, are not without them.

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  • Avarian is a sort of inter-tribal tongue, while Lakh or Kazi-kumukh, Kurin, Darghi-kaitakh, Andi, and Tabasaran are some of the more important dialects, each subdivided into subdialects.

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  • In numerous documents from the 12th to the 15th century the almucium is mentioned, occasionally as identical with the hood, but more often as a sort of cap distinct from it, e.g.

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  • The males are usually more brilliantly coloured than the females, and guard the eggs, which are often placed in a sort of nest made of the shell of some bivalve or of the carapace of a crab, with the convexity turned upwards and FIG.

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  • The miraculous germs always exist alongside other germs in a sort of sheath, like hidden springs in a machine, and emerge into the light when their time comes."

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  • The Druids are represented as being able to foretell the future and to perform magic. Before setting out on the great expedition against Ulster, Medb, queen of Connaught, goes to consult her Druid, and just before the famous heroine Derdriu (Deirdre) is born, Cathbu prophesies what sort of a woman she will be.

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  • But he retained the political support of many who were opposed, like Senators Borah and Johnson, to any sort of international association.

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  • His true place in history is that of the greatest of the guerrilleros - the perfect type of that sort of warrior in which, from the days of Viriathus to those of Juan Diaz, El Empecinado, the soil of Spain has been most productive.

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  • The movement led to a sort of craze among the Indian tribes, and in 1890 it was one of the causes of the Sioux outbreak.

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  • Opposition to Masonry was taken up by the churches as a sort of religious crusade, and it also became a local political issue in western New York, where early in 1827 the citizens in many mass meetings resolved to support no Mason for public office.

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  • Parkinson tells us that in his time (early in the 17th century) the naked oat was sown in sundry places, but "nothing so frequent" as the common sort.

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  • If we wish to know what Wagner means, we must fight our way through his drama to his music; and we must not expect to find that each phrase in the mouth of the actor corresponds word for note with the music. That sort of correspondence Wagner leaves to his imitators; and his views on " Leit-motifhunting," as expressed in his prose writings and conversation, are contemptuously tolerant.

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  • The Antigonid dynasty, simpler and saner in its manners, had no official cult of this sort.

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  • Yet general sentiment seems to have given a stronger sanction to this sort of connexion; the names of husband and wife are freely used in relation to slaves on the stage, and even in the laws, and in the language of the tombs.

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  • When admitted they were to give evidence of their desire for salvation "by doing no harm; by doing good of every possible sort; by attending upon all the means of grace."

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  • Exegesis of this sort is not the characteristic of any single circle, people or century; unscientific methods of biblical interpretation have prevailed from Philo's treatment of the Pentateuch to modern apologetic interpretations of Genesis, ch.

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  • Though the early Hebrews (of the time before the 5th century B.C.) must have reflected on life, there is no trace of such reflection, of a systematic sort, in their extant literature.

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  • One historic clash in New Orleans (on the 14th of September 1874) between the " White League " (" White Man's Party") and the Republican police is commemorated by a monument, and the day is regarded by Louisianans as a sort of state independenceday.

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  • His language, which is very peculiar, seems to be a sort of mixture of the Ottoman and Azerbaijan dialects of Turkish, and was most probably that of the Persian Turks of those days.

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  • All his novels treat of phases of American development, historical or social, and form a sort of chronological sequence.

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  • Those in the middle are thin, having only the pavement of the cella to support, and are provided with doors and partitions that make a sort of subterranean labyrinth.

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  • Suddenly towards the end of August, as if by previous understanding (although nothing of the sort was ever proved), small bands of Sioux scattered along the frontier for 200 m.

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  • Some, particularly in cities, seem to have been a sort of mission-houses.

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  • Thirty years after the Ridsdale judgment, the ritual confusion in the Church of England was worse than ever, and the old ideal expressed in the Acts of Uniformity had given place to a desire to sanctify with some sort of authority the parochial "uses" which had grown up. In this respect the dominant opinion in the Church, intent on compromise, seems to have been expressed in the Report presented in 1908 to the convocation of the province of Canterbury by the sub-committee of five bishops appointed to investigate the matter, namely, that under the Ornaments Rubric the vestments prescribed in the first Prayer Book of Edward VI.

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  • The rough experience of this voyage did more than endow him with renewed health; it changed him from a dreamy, sensitive boy, hereditarily disinclined to any sort of active career, into a selfreliant, energetic man, with broad interests and keen sympathies.

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  • These two islands lie parallel to each other, Tamara to the west; they form a sort of basin, in the centre of which is the islet of Crawford.

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  • Although no performances were allowed at the theatre, a sort of rehearsal took place, at which the players for the ensuing dramatic festival were selected.

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  • Hence they deliberately refuse to engage in casuistry of the old-fashioned sort.

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  • Thus they make Mer y a sort of watch tower over the entrance into Afghanistan on the north-west and at the same time create a stepping-stone or etape between north-east Persia and the states of Bokhara and Samarkand.

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  • The only phenomena of the sort available are eclipses of Jupiter's satellites, especially of the first.

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  • But he was an energetic, clear-headed man, of great practical force and skill, cultivated, accomplished, agreeable, flexible, possibly unscrupulous, just the sort of person whom a restless despot like Justinian finds useful.

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  • Besides the ordinary shell money, there is a sort of stone coinage, consisting of huge calcite or limestone discs or wheels from 6 in.

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  • Classical concerts and concerts of the better sort, chiefly held in the M ` Ewan and Music Halls, are well attended, and lectures are patronized to a degree unknown in most towns.

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  • One sort of imamba, named by the natives " indhlondhlo," is crested, and its body is of a bright flame colour.

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  • They lavished money on the embellishment of their capital, Gyulafehervar, which became a sort of Protestant Mecca, whither scholars and divines of every anti-Roman denomination flocked to bask in the favour of princes who were as liberal as they were pious.

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  • This was partly owing to the fact that national aspirations of any sort were contrary to the imperial system, which claimed to rule by right divine, and partly to an inveterate distrust of the Magyars, who were regarded at court as rebels by nature, and therefore as enemies far more troublesome than the Turks.

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  • It was hoped that, in the circumstances, Dr Lukacs, a financier of experience, might be able to come to terms with Mr de Justh, on the basis of dropping the bank question for the time, or, failing that, to patch together out of the rival parties some sort of a working majority.

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  • His courage was mingled with a mean sort of cunning, and his ambition loved the outward trappings of power as well as its reality; yet he never swerved from his.

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  • His pride and ambition were gratified by the foundation of a sort of dynasty of his nephews and nieces, whose hands were sought by the noblest in the realm.

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  • The upper boundary of this figure will be a line of some sort; it is this line, rather than the figure, that is sometimes called the " graph."

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  • But there is no difficulty in supposing that each division of the Levitical musicians had its own traditional music, certain instruments being peculiar to the one and certain to the other, in which case the assignment of a psalm to the Asaphites or Korahites will merely denote the sort of music to which it is set.

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  • The typical Annamese dwelling is open to the gaze of the passer-by during the day; at night a sort of partition of bamboo is let down.

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  • It has its council of notables, forming a sort of oligarchy which, through the medium of a mayor and two subordinates, directs the interior affairs of the community - policing, recruiting, the assignment and collection of taxes, &c. - and has judicial power in less important suits and crimes.

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  • From this great mass of details, soon represented in Paris by the collection of some ioo,000 cards, it was possible, proceeding by exhaustion, to sift and sort down the cards till a small bundle of half a dozen produced the combined facts of the measurements of the individual last sought.

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  • At that period the urban masses, but recently converted to Christianity, sought in the worship of the martyrs a sort of substitute for polytheism.

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  • Intellectual activity was not wanting, but the great achievements of the 18th century in philosophy and the moral sciences had fostered a love of abstract speculation; and some sort of cosmical or general system was thought indispensable in every department of special science.

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  • The Rhine has always exercised a peculiar sort of fascination over the German mind, in a measure and in a manner not easily paralleled by the case of any other river.

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  • Before the English visit Voltaire had been an elegant trifler, an adept in the forms of literature popular in French society, a sort of superior Dorat or Boufflers of earlier growth.

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  • Almost all his more substantive works, whether in verse or prose, are preceded by prefaces of one sort or another, which are models of his own light pungent causerie; and in a vast variety of nondescript pamphlets and writings he shows himself a perfect journalist.

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  • Information of this sort obtained by surface exploration is often as conclusive as similar information obtained from underground workings.

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  • Aubrey, however, lived gaily, and used his means to gratify his passion for the company of celebrities and for every sort of knowledge to be gleaned about them.

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  • The food of the people consists as a rule of boiled rice with salted fresh or dried fish, salt, sessamum-oil, chillies, onions, turmeric, boiled vegetables, and occasionally meat of some sort from elephant flesh down to smaller animals, fowls and almost everything except snakes, by way of condiment.

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  • Elsewhere we see the victorious prince beating down a vanquished enemy, and superintending the execution of other prisoners who are being sacrificed to the gods, while in one curious scene he is striking with his mace a sort of wicker-work cage filled with naked men.

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  • For more than ten years he remained at Copenhagen, looking vainly towards Russia as a sort of promised land from which he was excluded by enemies or rivals.

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  • As some of these sulphur compounds have a poisonous effect on plants, gas-lime cannot be applied to land directly without great risk or rendering it incapable of growing crops of any sort - even weeds - for some time.

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  • The capitularies of 805 and 821 also contain vague references to sworn unions of some sort, and a capitulary of 884 prohibits villeins from forming associations "vulgarly called gilds" against those who have despoiled them.

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  • A grant of this sort implied that the gildsmen had the right to trade freely in the town, and to impose payments and restrictions upon others who desired to exercise that privilege.

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  • As has already been intimated, however, many artisans probably belonged both to their own craft fraternity and to the gild merchant, and the latter, owing to its great power in the town, may have exercised some sort of supervision over the craftsmen and their societies.

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  • A widespread movement of this sort would scarcely be found in England, where trade and industry were less developed than on the continent, and where the motives of a class conflict between merchants and craftsmen were less potent.

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  • In time the private lord, who had never been an officer of the state, assumed the old administrative titles and called himself count or viscount, and perhaps with some sort of right, for his position in his territories, through the development of the immunity, did not differ from that now held by the man who had been originally a count.

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  • But the members of the feudal court met, not to fulfil a duty owed to the community, but a private obligation which they had assumed in return for the fiefs they held, and in the history of institutions it is differences of this sort which are the determining principles.

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  • At the end of the Codex Sinaiticus of the 4th century, as a sort of appendix to the New Testament, there stands an "Epistle of Barnabas."

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  • The period was perhaps specially favourable for a scientific mission of the sort.

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  • Brushwood and rough pasturage of some sort is found almost everywhere, except in the neighbourhood of the larger settlements, where forage and firewood have to be brought in from long distances.

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  • Sentences became balanced and were made clear by some sort of definite ending.

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  • These were much used by later writers, and we have many extracts from them, but none of the works themselves except a sort of romance based on his account of the death of Hosain (Husain) of which Wiistenfeld has given a translation.

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  • On the north the crag is crowned by a sort of plateau sloping backwards into a round-topped hill.

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  • Here he fought against some of the usurpers who threatened the throne of Honorius; he made some sort of compact with that emperor and, in 414, he married his sister Placidia, who had been since the siege of Rome a captive in the camp of the Goths.

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  • The public was at first greatly mystified by the nature and object of this poem, which was not merely a chronicle of Tennyson's emotions under bereavement, nor even a statement of his philosophical and religious beliefs, but, as he long afterwards explained, a sort of Divina Commedia, ending with happiness in the marriage of his youngest sister, Cecilia Lushington.

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  • As a sort of theoretic basis for this adhesion to national type in literature, he conceived the idea that literature and art, together with language and national culture as a whole, are evolved by a natural process, and that the intellectual and emotional life of each people is correlated with peculiarities of physical temperament and of material environment.

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  • And though he did not believe in the Incarnation, yet he held deity to be in a sense manifest in humanity; its saints and heroes became, in spite of innumerable frailties, after a sort divine; man underwent an apotheosis, and all life was touched with the dignity and the grace which it owed to its source.

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  • But this phraseology soon disappears, without his considering how, in default of some sort of teleology, it is legitimate to treat the world's history as a process.

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  • This same sanctity makes it serve as a depository for goods of all sorts in times of danger, the chief church forming a sort of bank.

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  • The struggle between the two parties gave fresh life to the literature of the country but German criticism of the higher sort can only be said really to begin with Lessing.

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  • He seems to have been a sort of commission merchant, especially in Spanish and Portuguese goods, and at some time to have visited Spain on business.

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  • On the 18th of December a new censorship law was issued, to secure the orthodoxy of all published books; and finally, in 1791, a sort of Protestant Inquisition was established at Berlin (Immediat-Examinationscommission) to watch over all ecclesiastical and scholastic appointments.

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  • Solitude is advisable at first, but few people can find time amounting to ten minutes for solitary studies of this sort, so busy and so gregarious is mankind.

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  • The " tom " is a sort of cradle with an extended sluice placed on an incline of about I in 12.

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  • At a later time, when the validity of the Montanistic prophecy was called in question, the adherents of the new movement appealed explicitly to a sort of prophetic succession, in which their prophets had received the same gift which the daughters of Philip, for example, had exercised in that very country of Phrygia.

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  • It may have been partly a sort of "swarming" process, caused by pressure of population at home.

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  • Image worship then is a sort of animism.

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  • As the forgotten history of Oriental antiquity has been restored to us, it has come to be understood that, politically speaking, the Hebrews were a relatively insignificant people, whose chief importance from the standpoint of material history was derived from the geographical accident that made them a sort of buffer between the greater nations about them.

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  • What sort of conversation went on I certainly do not know.

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  • His return to Angostura was a sort of national festival.

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  • His Strategica seems to have been highly esteemed by the Roman emperors, and to have been handed down by them as a sort of heirloom.

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  • They therefore devoted themselves to examining the nature of the soul, and taught that its freedom consists in communion with God, to be achieved by absorption in a sort of ecstatic trance.

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  • Knox appeared in Scotland again in 1559, and became a sort of second Calvin.

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  • The Consistory was thus a sort of committee of the councils, and it had no power to inflict civil punishment on offenders.

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  • Protestantism was clearly becoming inextricably associated with politics of a very intricate sort.

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  • Perceiving the difficulty of the Socratic dictum he endeavoured to give to the word "knowledge" a definite content by divorcing it absolutely from the sphere of sense and experience, and confining it to a sort of transcendental dialectic or logic. The Eleatic unity is Goodness, and is beyond the sphere of sensible apprehension.

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  • This Lakhmid kingdom was more or less dependent, during the four centuries of its existence, on the Sassanian empire, to which it formed a sort of buffer state towards Arabia.

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  • Indeed in all cases the students are now in some sort of touch with a university or university college.

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  • Inequalities of the required sort in the returns of the eclipses would ensue; moreover, their duration should concomitantly vary with the varying distance from periastron at the times of their occurrence.

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  • The result was that Agrippa left Rome, ostensibly to take over the governorship of Syria - a sort of honourable exile; but as a matter of fact he only sent his legate to the East, while he himself remained at Lesbos.

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  • He devoted his leisure to the improvement of his economic treatise, which had for some time been out of print, but which the censorship did not permit him to republish; and in 1814 he availed himself (to use his own words) of the sort of liberty arising from the entrance of the allied powers into France to bring out a second edition of the work, dedicated to the emperor Alexander, who had professed himself his pupil.

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  • Their capital, Ma'in, lay in the heart of the Sabaean country, forming a sort of enclave on the right hand of the road that leads northward from Ma'rib.

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  • Thus, puzzling as the fact appears, it is clear that the Minaeans formed a sort of political and linguistic island in the Sabaean country.

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  • At a station more than 13 kilometres away a sort of big ear-trumpet, closed by a membrane, was placed with the membrane under water, the tube rising above the surface.

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  • Suppose that a mass M is controlled by some sort of spring, so that moving freely it executes harmonic vibrations given by -µx, where µx is the restoring force to the centre of vibration.

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  • The lower line gives the same in a sort of idealized form.

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  • Jewish legends, however, suggest another sort of parallelism.

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  • Other institutions are Concordia College (1881, Lutheran), a state normal school (1880), the Wisconsin College of physicians and surgeons (1893), the national German-American teachers' seminary (normal), Milwaukee academy (1864), Milwaukee University school, Milwaukee school of engineering (1904), Milwaukee Turnverein school of physical culture, one of the largest schools of the sort in the United States, St John's Catholic institute, Our Lady of Mercy academy (Roman Catholic), Wisconsin academy of music, the Wisconsin school of art (art students' league), a Catholic normal school, St Rose's manual training school, the industrial chemical institute (the only technical school for brewers in the United States) and several business and commercial schools.

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  • But the convenience of the category "Apostolic Fathers" to express not only those who might possibly have had some sort of direct contact with apostles - such as "Barnabas," Clement, Ignatius, Papias, Polycarp - but also those who seemed specially to preserve the pure tradition of apostolic doctrine during the sub-apostolic age, has led to its general use in a wide and vague sense.

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  • Hence a new sort of legalism, known to recent writers as Moralism, underlies much of the piety of the Apostolic Fathers, though Ignatius is quite free from it, while Polycarp and "Barnabas" are less under its influence than are the Didache, Clement, the Homilist and Hermas.

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  • The effect of such folds is often exaggerated by thrusts, and faulting of this sort is prominent in the southern section, where the existence of over-thrusts measured by several miles has been established.

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  • Extensive and deep-seated crumpling was necessarily accompanied by vertical uplift throughout the zone affected, but once at least since their birth the mountains have been worn down to a lowland, and the mountains of to-day are the combined product of subsequent uplift of a different sort, and dissection by erosion.

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  • The Greeks, who had been squandering the money provided by the loans in every sort of senseless extravagance, affected to despise the Egyptian invaders, but they n h l`n were soon undeceived.

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  • The Greeks, advancing prematurely over broken ground and in no sort of order, were fallen upon in flank by d feat at Reshid's horsemen, and fled in panic terror.

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  • Signs of this change first appeared publicly in his Shadows of the Clouds, a volume containing two stories of a religious sort, which he published in 1847 under the pseudonym of "Zeta," and his complete.

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  • Nothing is known of an Av0np2v o-vvaycoyi, a sort of anthology or chrestomathy attributed to him by Suidas.

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  • Coal, ironstone and clay are mined in close proximity, and every sort of iron and steel goods is produced.

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  • It is only when we remember the extensive and mischievous influence on science which hypotheses about aethers used formerly to exercise, that we can appreciate the horror of aethers which sober-minded men had during the 18th century, and which, probably as a sort of hereditary prejudice, descended even to John Stuart Mill.

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  • The other course is to consider matter as formed of ultimate atoms, each the nucleus or core of an intrinsic modification impressed on the surrounding region of the aether; this might conceivably be of the nature of vortical motion of a liquid round a ring-core, thus giving a vortex atom, or of an intrinsic strain of some sort radiating from a core, which would give an electric atom.

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  • The priest was only a sort of specialist in the practice.

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  • This was to be effected by the establishment of "social workshops," a sort of combined co-operative society and trade-union, where the workmen in each trade were to unite their efforts for their common benefit.

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  • Poland had established a sort of suzerainty over Moldavia as early as the end of the 14th century; but at best it was a loose and vague overlordship which the Hospodars repudiated whenever they were strong enough to do so.

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  • If heroes could so debase themselves, can we wonder if men who were not heroes lent themselves to every sort of villainy ?

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  • He was also the author of a kind of play - a mystery we may term it, and productions of this sort seem to have been common in Poland from a very early time - entitled Life of Joseph in Egypt.

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  • Giving himself up to preaching and polemics, he aided the Reformation by his gift as a translator, turning Luther's and Melanchthon's works into German or Latin as the case might be, thus becoming a sort of double of both.

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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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  • The potentiometer and the divided resistance constitute a sort of electrical scaleyard by means of which any electromotive force or difference of potential can be compared with the electromotive force of a standard cell.

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  • These epistles took their form at once from a natural progression of thought and from a new phase of controversy, a sort of Gnosticizing theory, or theories, which perverted Christian practice and impaired the supremacy of Christ by placing other beings or entities by His side.

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  • When the enterprise of Christian missionaries had gone on for some little time, especially in the regions outside Palestine where there was little or no previous knowledge of Christ and of Christian ideals, the wandering prophets and apostles by whom the missions were mainly conducted must have soon begun to feel the need for some sort of written manual to supplement their own personal teaching.

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  • On our hypothesis the Logia would have been a sort of Christian manual used with a similar object.

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  • The imposition of strict rules of life upon the natives was in some instances carried too far; in others their conversion to Christianity was little more than nominal, but cases of this sort are overshadowed by the fine work of William Ellis and John Williams (c. 1818) and many of their successors.

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  • Samuel in his later days appears presiding over the exercises of a group of nebhiim at Ramah, where they seem to have had a sort of coenobium (Naioth), but he was not himself a nabhia - that name is never applied to him except in I Sam.

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  • A wave of intense religious feeling passes over the land and finds its expression, according to the ordinary law of oriental life, in the formation of a sort of enthusiastic religious order.

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  • While his system assigns the supremacy to Greek philosophy over the national religion of Israel, it exacts from the former, as a sort of tribute to the latter, the recognition of the elevation of God above the province of reason.

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  • The nous is a sort of second god, the X6yoc which are wrapped up in it are gods, the stars are gods, and so on.

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  • In order to justify superstition and the ancient forms of worship, philosophy becomes in his hands a theurgy, a knowledge of mysteries, a sort of spiritualism.

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  • The second consists of such goods, raised, manufactured or purchased, as are sold for a profit and replaced by other goods; this sort of capital is therefore constantly going from and returning to the hands of its owner.

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  • The birds - the largest factor in the fauna - have become very greatly reduced through the introduction of cats, dogs and pigs, as well as by the constant persecution of every sort of animal by the natives.

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  • Imaginations of the same sort are also to be found, e.g.

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  • For this reason much importance has always been attached to the industry, and stock-raising of some sort is to be found in every state of the republic, though not always to a great extent.

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  • On the 12th of December 1859 the M`Lean-Juarez treaty was concluded, which gave the United States a sort of disguised protectorate over Mexico, with certain rights of way for railroads over the Isthmus of Tehuantepec and between the Rio Grande and Pacific. The American Senate, however, did not ratify the treaty, and a motion for its reconsideration late in 1860 came to nothing, owing to the approach of the War of Secession.

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  • P P He adopted a tone of conciliation, and decided that the Stellaland republic should remain under a sort of British suzerainty.

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  • But apart from considerations of this sort, it is probable that animals must, early in the history of animistic beliefs, 'have been regarded as possessing souls.

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  • Where the soul is regarded as no more than a finer sort of matter, it will obviously be far from easy to decide whether the gods are spiritual or material.

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  • The Macdonalds of Sleat, the direct representatives of Somerled, though driven from Islay and deprived of supreme power by James V., still kept a sort of insular state in Skye.

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  • The walled city formed a sort of Acropolis, and it is difficult to say exactly how far the name of Nineveh should be extended.

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  • Archaeological discoveries in India, Persia, Assyria and Egypt show that in the polished stone age quaternary man had domesticated the horse, while a Chinese treatise, the Goei-leaotse, the fifth book of the Vouking, a sort of military code dating from the reign of the emperor Hoang-Ti (2637 years B.C.), places the cavalry on the wings of the army.

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  • It must therefore have been a sort of oasis, when the ice sheets from the north advanced past it on the east and west and joined around its southern border.

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  • The succession of beds in New York has become a sort of standard with which the system in other parts of the United States has been compared.

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  • This sort of rock increases in importance southward and has great development in Mexico.

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  • Deformative movements of the minor sort seem to have been in progress somewhat generally during the Tertiary periods, especially in the western part of the country, but those at the close of the Pliocene seem to have exceeded greatly those of the earlier stages.

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  • A good governor is apt to use his veto freelyindeed, a frequent exercise of the power is deemed in many states to be a sort of test of the governors judgment and courage.

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