How to use Speaking-of in a sentence

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  • Yeah, speaking of that, are you ever going to tell me how old you are?

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  • The name Piyadassi is the official epithet always used by Asoka in his inscriptions when speaking of himself.

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  • This, according to the manner of speaking of that day, is the meaning of his words ante conversionem meam, though it is quite possible that he may at the same time have renounced the Arian creed of his forefathers, which it is clear that he no longer held when he wrote his Gothic history.

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  • We are therefore entitled to assume that the suppressed wings of Exopterygota tend to reappear; and, speaking of the past, we may say that if after a period of suppression the wings began to reappear as hypodermal buds while a more rigid pressure was exerted by the cuticle, the growth of the buds would necessarily be inwards, and we should have incipient endopterygotism.

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  • If he said so, he was speaking of the Ptolemaic cosmogony as known to him through the Arabs, and his vaunt was a humorous proof of his scientific instinct.

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  • Before speaking of the more fundamental grounds urged for the rejection of Ephesians, we may look at various points of detail which are of less significance.

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  • Herodotus, speaking of the sanctity in which some animals were held by the Egyptians, says that the people of every family in which a dog died shaved themselves - their expression of mourning - adding that this was a custom of his own time.

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  • The leading idea of Cuvier, his four embranchemens, was confirmed by the Russo-German naturalist Von Baer (1792-1876), who adopted Cuvier's divisions, speaking of them as the peripheric, the longitudinal, the massive, and the vertebrate types of structure.

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  • The writers of antiquity clearly recognized this fact, speaking of the whole under the general name of Assyria, though Babylonia, as will be seen, would have been a more accurate designation.

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  • The last two passages agree in speaking of the capture of Jerusalem, the first declares Zion inviolable, and its capture an impossible profanation.

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  • There is only one reservation to be made in speaking of the modern decorative industry of Japan under its better aspects.

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  • Instances of this endeavour to maintain, as it were, a respectful distance in speaking of God occur on every page of the Targums, but cases also occur, by no means infrequently, where human actions and passions are ascribed to God.

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  • In 1500, by inheritance from the counts of Gdrz, the Pusterthal and upper Drave valley (east) were added; in 1505 the lower portion of the Zillerthal, with the Inn 1 To speak, as is commonly done, of "the Tirol" is as absurd as speaking of "the England."

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  • In this sense the term "worship" is also used as a title of honour in speaking of or addressing other persons of position.

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  • Tribes that of one family with another shows also that some are vocalic and soft, others wide in the range of sounds, while a third set are harsh and guttural, the speaking of them (according to Payne) resembling coughing, barking and sneezing.

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  • In speaking of quadrant elevation a brief reference was made to the necessity for making an allowance for difference of level of gun and target.

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  • Sir Henry Burdett quotes an order, dated 30th May 1578, directing the master and the prior of the Hotel Dieu "not to receive henceforth any novices without speaking of it to the company, because there are an excessive number of nuns and novices, who cause great expense to the said Hotel Dieu."

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  • Other examples of priestly princes are given by Strabo in speaking of Pessinus (p. 567) and Olbe (p. 672).

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  • But, speaking of mere satisfaction for punishment due, there cannot be a doubt that some of the Saints have done more than was needed in justice to expiate the punishment due to their own sins.

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  • Tertullian, while speaking of readers and exorcists, says nothing about acolytes; neither does St Augustine.

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  • Aristotle, when speaking of the aristocratic character of the horse, as requiring fertile soil for its support, and consequently being associated with wealth, instances its use among the Chalcidians and Eretrians, and in the former of those two states we find a class of nobles called Hippobotae.

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  • But his main reliance is on the passage in the Kritik, where Kant, speaking of the Cartesian difficulty of communication between body and soul, suggests that, however body and soul appear to be different in the phenomena of outer and inner sense, what lies as thing in itself at the basis of the phenomena of both may perhaps be not so heterogeneous (ungleichartig) after all.

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  • The most important is the Nalon or Pravia, which receives the waters of the Caudal, the Trubia and the Narcea, and has a course 1 Servius, in speaking of it as oppidum, must be referring to the post-station.

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  • But whether we are justified in speaking of a Teutonic race in the anthropological sense is at least doubtful, for the mcst striking characteristics of these peoples occur also to a considerable extent among their eastern and western neighbours, where they can hardly be ascribed altogether to Teutonic admixture.

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  • When speaking of the magnetic properties of iron it is usual to adopt the terms "soft" and "hard."

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  • His death seems to have exercised no influence worth speaking of on the course of events.

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  • But as Ashmole, speaking of Knights of the Bath, says, " if the ceremonies and circumstances of their creation be well considered.

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  • Even from passages where he is speaking of the jurisdiction of the congregation, as for example in i Cor.

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  • Some observers report that steam is to be seen rising from fissures in the bottom of the crater, and all are united in speaking of the fumes of burning sulphur that rise from its depths.

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  • No doubt there must have been some kind of foundation for Pirkheimer's charges; and it is to be noted that neither in Darer's early correspondence with this intimate friend, nor anywhere in his journals, does he use any expressions of tenderness or affection for his wife, only speaking of her as his housemate and of her helping in the sale of his prints,&c. That he took her with him on his journey to the Netherlands shows at any rate that there can have been no acute estrangement.

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  • They told him that Khalid had used disrespectful terms in speaking of the caliph, and that he had appropriated revenues belonging to the state.

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  • A much higher stage was reached in the financial methods of the Greek states, or more correctly speaking of Athens, the best-known specimen of the class.

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  • Burke, in a memorable passage of a memorable speech, has described this "chequered and speckled" administration with great humour, speaking of it as "indeed a very curious show, but utterly unsafe to touch and unsure to stand on."

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  • Dymock of Bombay, speaking of western India, concurs in Richards's opinion regarding the moderate use of the drug.

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  • It was they who set the example of speaking of him as the greatest of mortal men; it was they who struck the first notes of that paean which has gone on resounding to the present day.

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  • Hamilton encouraging the confusion by speaking of "psychology or metaphysics," 1 while his lectures on metaphysics are mainly taken up with what belongs in the strictest sense to psychology proper, with an occasional excursus (as in the theory of perception) into epistemology.

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  • But it is an improper quadric curve; and in speaking of curves of the second or any other given order, we frequently imply that the curve is a.

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  • He had intended to go to the bar, but in the October term of 1802 he chanced to hear Charles Simeon speaking of the good done in India by a single missionary, William Carey, and some time afterwards he read the life of David Brainerd, the apostle of the Indians of North America.

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  • The objects which the advocates of a new calendar had in view were to strike a blow at the clergy and to divorce all calculations of time from the Christian associations with which they were loaded, in short, to abolish the Christian year; and enthusiasts were already speaking of "the first year of liberty" and "the first year of the republic" when the national convention took up the matter in 1793.

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  • This hedonism has perplexed Plato's readers needlessly (as we have said in speaking of the Cyrenaics), inasmuch as hedonism is the most obvious corollary of the Socratic doctrine that the different common notions of good - the beautiful, the pleasant and the useful - were to be somehow interpreted by each other.

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  • Merzbacher, speaking of the slopes of the Khalyk-tau and other neighbouring ranges of the central Tian-shan, says that " nearly everywhere the Tian-shan slopes away gradually towards the high plain at its southern base, in places...

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  • Max Muller asked (when speaking of the mental condition of men when myths were developed), " was there a period of temporary madness through which the human mind had to pass, and was it a madness identically the same in the south of India and the north of Iceland?

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  • Dr Hahn tries to prove (by philology's " artful aid ") that the name really means " red dawn," and is a Hottentot way of speaking of the infinite.

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  • Before the process of subinfeudation became prevalent, the most ancient manors were the districts which we call by that name when speaking of the tenants, or "townships" when we regard the inhabitants, or "parishes" as to matters ecclesiastical.

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  • But speaking of the Celtic bard, I feel a little of the difficult pressing upon me.

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  • This completed, twelve chieftains rode around the barrow, reciting an elegy and speaking of their heroic king.

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  • Conversely, they could not speak of gods or soul qualities without also speaking of material embodiment.

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  • Now speaking of Shakey, there was a pretty exhaustive Neil Young biographer a couple years back with the name Shakey.

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  • We are not speaking of the insolence of open and avowed infidelity, but of the heartless indifference of respectable orthodoxy.

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  • The Jo nang pas have contradicted themselves in speaking of their nonconceptual Ultimate.

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  • Drummers are cool Speaking of that, you gotta respect any percussionist who can take the reins when his band is in a pinch.

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  • Steady on... Speaking of drunken irresponsibility, it has to be said that the referee was a complete tosspot.

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  • I feel that I have betrayed myself perpetually -- so unguarded in speaking of my partiality for the church!

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  • It is not their choice and indeed speaking of the choice of the Islamic veil by the child herself is a ridiculous joke.

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  • It is painful, therefore, to find him in his subsequent Epitome classing Nestorius as a heretic, and speaking of him with the utmost hostility.

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  • It is among the Invertebrata that epidemics of destruction are referred to, though we should bear in mind that it is only the difference in numerical proportion that prevents our speaking of an epidemic of elephants or of rabbits, though we use the term when speaking of blight insects; there is little consistency in the matter, as it is usual to speak of an invasion or scourge of locusts, caterpillars, &c. Insect injuries are very varied in degree and in kind.

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  • Another peculiarity of Malay (and likewise of Chinese, Shan, Talaing, Burmese and Siamese) is the use of certain classwords or coefficients with numerals, such as orang (man),when speaking of persons, ekor (tail) of animals, keping (piece) of flat things, biji (seed) of roundish things; e.g.

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  • The date, the twenty-first year after the formal coronation of Asoka, would be 248 B.C. The name Piyadassi is the official epithet always used by Asoka in his inscriptions when speaking of himself.

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  • In speaking of the origin of Scholasticism - name and thing - it has been already noted that medieval speculation takes its rise in certain logical problems. To be more precise, central theme of Scholastic debate (see Nominalism, Realism).

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  • Thus Paracelsus and Libavius both used the term to denote a fine powder, the latter speaking of an alcohol derived from antimony.

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  • The brewer has gone a step further in simplifying his expressions by multiplying the density by 1000, and speaking of the difference between the density so expressed and 1000 as "degrees of gravity" (see Beer).

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  • Prof. Claxton Fidler, speaking of the arrangement adopted for putting initial stress on the top chord, stated that this bridge marked the furthest between centres of ribs of main arch is 272 ft.

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  • He thinks that he is always speaking of phenomena in the sense of subjective affections; and in spite of his definition, he half unconsciously changes the meaning of evolution from a change in matter and motion, first into a change in states of consciousness, then to a change in social institutions, and finally into a change in moral motives.

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  • He answered them first in figurative language, speaking of the certain downfall of a kingdom or a family divided against itself, and of the strong man's house which could not be looted unless the strong man were first bound.

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  • Suidas, in speaking of Isidore of Alexandria, says that Hypatia was his wife, but there is no means of approximating the dates (see 11YPATIA).

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  • Mr. Anagnos, in speaking of my composition on the cities, has said, "These ideas are poetic in their essence."

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  • She would say, when speaking of the growth of a plant, "Mother Nature sends the sunshine and the rain to make the trees and the grass and the flowers grow."

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  • In one of his letters, speaking of how God in every way tells us of His love, he says, "I think he writes it even upon the walls of the great house of nature which we live in, that he is our Father."

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  • I am not speaking of regicide, I am speaking about ideas.

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  • Annette and I were speaking of how to arrange it.

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  • This was Lieutenant Berg, an officer in the Semenov regiment with whom Boris was to travel to join the army, and about whom Natasha had teased her elder sister Vera, speaking of Berg as her "intended."

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  • The aunt was just speaking of a collection of snuffboxes that had belonged to Pierre's father, Count Bezukhov, and showed them her own box.

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  • She felt that Sonya was speaking the truth, that there was such love as Sonya was speaking of.

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  • I am speaking of the staff in general.

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  • Is it worth thinking or speaking of it at such a moment?

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  • In the third circle, Naryshkin was speaking of the meeting of the Austrian Council of War at which Suvorov crowed like a cock in reply to the nonsense talked by the Austrian generals.

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  • On the previous Sunday the old count had given his son two thousand rubles, and though he always disliked speaking of money difficulties had told Nicholas that this was all he could let him have till May, and asked him to be more economical this time.

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  • The whole expression of his face told her that he had not forgotten the morning's talk, that his decision remained in force, and only the presence of visitors hindered his speaking of it to her now.

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  • She understood that when speaking of "trash" he referred not only to Mademoiselle Bourienne, the cause of her misery, but also to the man who had ruined his own happiness.

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  • She thought he was speaking of Russia, or Prince Andrew, of herself, of his grandson, or of his own death, and so she could not guess his words.

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  • Mademoiselle Bourienne at once began crying again and kissed that hand, speaking of the princess' sorrow and making herself a partner in it.

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  • In a suffering and weary voice he was saying something to Tikhon, speaking of the Crimea and its warm nights and of the Empress.

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  • After hearing what was being said by one or other of these groups he generally turned away with an air of disappointment, as though they were not speaking of anything he wished to hear.

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  • With the naive conviction of young men in a merry mood that other men's wives were created for them, Rostov did not leave the lady's side and treated her husband in a friendly and conspiratorial style, as if, without speaking of it, they knew how capitally Nicholas and the lady would get on together.

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  • But in January Savelich came from Moscow and gave him an account of the state of things there, and spoke of the estimate an architect had made of the cost of rebuilding the town and country houses, speaking of this as of a settled matter.

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  • About the same time he received letters from Prince Vasili and other Petersburg acquaintances speaking of his wife's debts.

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  • Nicholas did not reply and tried to avoid speaking of the princess any more.

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  • Ezekiel may in fact be speaking of king David being resurrected from the dead to dwell with the redeemed of the Lord.

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  • I feel that I have betrayed myself perpetually -- so unguarded in speaking of my partiality for the church !

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  • And speaking of circles, remember that your photos don't have to stay square.

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  • From lyrics speaking of abusing women to murder, these tracks can have a much larger effect on impressionable teenagers.

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  • When speaking of the budding romance between the two, Halle once said that she had "to work a little" when flirting with Aubry because he was so shy.

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  • Most gardeners, when speaking of spring flowers, refer to annuals and perennials that bloom March through May.

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  • Finally, speaking of cardio, a heart rate monitor for cardio helps you monitor your intensity, and many models automatically track your development so you can review the progress later.

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  • Foreign language lessons are another important aspect of the Charlotte Mason method, stressing the hearing and speaking of a foreign language before progressing toward reading and writing.

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  • X-Entertainment- Speaking of those classics, wouldn't you like to enjoy a blast from the past and relive some of the nostalgia associated with the WWE characters you have lying around your basement or in boxes in your attic?

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  • And speaking of John Lennon, another one of his songs, All You Need is Love, also harkens back to some the general characteristics of Librans; loving love.

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  • Local classifieds - Speaking of your local classifieds, larger pieces of equipment are often offered locally in the local newspaper classifieds, or smaller classifieds publications.

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  • And speaking of the waist - this is the most important aspect in learning how to wear a garter belt to its most advantageous.

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  • She seemed nervous and her open smile was less in evidence, unless speaking of her daughter.

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  • And speaking of hands, his were smooth and free of calluses.

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  • The mistake of speaking of the Sakai tribes as practically identical with the Semang or Pangan has very frequently been made, but as a matter of fact the two races are absolutely distinct from one another.

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  • Marco Polo, speaking of Kenjanfu, as the city was then also called, says that it was a place "of great trade and industry.

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  • While the English version follows the Septuagint directly in speaking of Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus and Deuteronomy, it follows the Vulgate in speaking of Numbers.

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  • Bede, speaking of a church built by Finan at Lindisfarne, says, " nevertheless, after the manner of the Scots, he made it not of stone but of hewn oak and covered it with reeds."

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