How to use Spent in a sentence

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  • I spent enough time out here a few years ago.

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  • He wore a mask and spent a lot of time in the apartment.

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  • I spent forty minutes alone with the director and related all the situations where your uncanny tips were involved.

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  • Damian went to the gym, where Darian spent most of his time.

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  • I've spent a lifetime looking at long term implications.

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  • In all the time I spent in the woods as a young girl, that's the first time I've seen a bear.

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  • He'd spent so long hoping Darian became what he once was.

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  • There we spent many happy hours and played at learning geography.

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  • Last summer I spent in one of the loveliest nooks of one of the most charming villages in New England.

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  • He's spent half the day on the phone with his shrink-doctor.

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  • Their lives are spent in toiling for the rich.

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  • Before returning to Bilibin's Prince Andrew had gone to a bookshop to provide himself with some books for the campaign, and had spent some time in the shop.

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  • Quinn spent the whole time you were pregnant talking about him and me becoming friends with benefits.

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  • Teacher and I spent nine days at Philadelphia.

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  • I never fastened my door night or day, though I was to be absent several days; not even when the next fall I spent a fortnight in the woods of Maine.

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  • Baby Claire helped too, by taking her turn by demanding attention while I spent the time worrying about how I could protect the nest of fragile souls under my care.

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  • One day spent with the blind children made me feel thoroughly at home in my new environment, and I looked eagerly from one pleasant experience to another as the days flew swiftly by.

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  • After my first visit to Boston, I spent almost every winter in the North.

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  • The summer and winter following the "Frost King" incident I spent with my family in Alabama.

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  • It makes me most happy to remember the hours we spent helping each other in study and sharing our recreation together.

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  • I remember with deepest gratitude the kindness of these dear friends and the happy days I spent with them.

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  • Here in Dr. Bell's laboratory, or in the fields on the shore of the great Bras d'Or, I have spent many delightful hours listening to what he had to tell me about his experiments, and helping him fly kites by means of which he expects to discover the laws that shall govern the future air-ship.

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  • So many autumn, ay, and winter days, spent outside the town, trying to hear what was in the wind, to hear and carry it express!

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  • You have spent your life in idleness.

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  • Miss Sullivan and I spent the rest of the winter with our friends, the Chamberlins in Wrentham, twenty-five miles from Boston.

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  • In March Helen and Miss Sullivan went North, and spent the next few months traveling and visiting friends.

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  • We spent about three weeks in Boston, after leaving New York, and I need not tell you we had a most delightful time.

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  • Her every waking moment is spent in the endeavour to satisfy her innate desire for knowledge, and her mind works so incessantly that we have feared for her health.

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  • The one hundred and twenty-five dollars annually subscribed for a Lyceum in the winter is better spent than any other equal sum raised in the town.

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  • It was one of those afternoons which seem indefinitely long before one, in which many events may happen, a large portion of our natural life, though it was already half spent when I started.

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  • You and I spent hours together, for years and years.

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  • Martha and Betsy spent many a weekend searching out of the way shops and country auctions for their antiques.

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  • From my point; money was well spent.

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  • The next three days were so spent.

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  • Once aboard my flight I spent the next several hours squeezed between a talkative sailor and a woman with a fussy child.

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  • I spent my life at battle.

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  • They smell like they spent years on the ground.

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  • July stretched into August, and just before the election, Jennifer Radisson spent her promised week at Bird Song.

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  • Now, she was at least half the woman he'd spent lifetimes loving and hating.

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  • She looked him over, silently dismissing any notion that this creature spent much time in the mortal world.

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  • I spent too long fighting to live on my terms to give in, even to you.

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  • Every day she spent in this world, she became more confused.

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  • He'd spent the past three nights in bed with another woman after completely destroying her whole world!

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  • He'd spent hours on her, disabling her and then hurting her.

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  • He.d spent most his life in Hell and remembered little of the Immortal world.

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  • He'd spent ten sun-cycles looking for her.

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  • She spent the next day in the game room, and the next.

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  • The greater part of Poggio's long life was spent in attendance to his duties in the papal curia at Rome and elsewhere.

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  • They learned that Chilon was a very quiet man, that he never spoke about himself, and that he spent all his time in trying to make his country great and strong and happy.

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  • Just half a century ago, Americans on average spent more than 20 percent of their income on food.

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  • Of course, politics being what it is, the Peace Dividend was spent a dozen times over by as many special interests who felt they were the most deserving of such an unexpected largess.

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  • After that I spent many happy hours in my tree of paradise, thinking fair thoughts and dreaming bright dreams.

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  • When they were growing, I used to hoe from five o'clock in the morning till noon, and commonly spent the rest of the day about other affairs.

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  • Sometimes, after staying in a village parlor till the family had all retired, I have returned to the woods, and, partly with a view to the next day's dinner, spent the hours of midnight fishing from a boat by moonlight, serenaded by owls and foxes, and hearing, from time to time, the creaking note of some unknown bird close at hand.

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  • But suddenly the dimples ceased, for they were produced by the perch, which the noise of my oars had seared into the depths, and I saw their schools dimly disappearing; so I spent a dry afternoon after all.

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  • I weathered some merry snow-storms, and spent some cheerful winter evenings by my fireside, while the snow whirled wildly without, and even the hooting of the owl was hushed.

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  • The five minutes spent with his eyes bandaged seemed to him an hour.

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  • The building of a new church, previously begun, had cost about 10,000 in each of the last two years, and he did not know how the rest, about 100,000 rubles, was spent, and almost every year he was obliged to borrow.

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  • Prince Andrew had spent two years continuously in the country.

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  • Prince Andrew spent half his time at Bald Hills with his father and his son, who was still in the care of nurses.

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  • The other half he spent in "Bogucharovo Cloister," as his father called Prince Andrew's estate.

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  • The day after his interview with Count Arakcheev, Prince Andrew spent the evening at Count Kochubey's.

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  • After supper, they all spent their usual evening in the family room.

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  • We spent the balance of our time formulating what I should say to Merrill Cooms and pouring over Internet maps.

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  • He spent every evening tending his farm, as he called it.

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  • His own body told her he was spent.

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  • He watched her go, suspecting he'd missed more than he thought during the few months he spent with Jule in Europe.

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  • Yully spent the drive north learning how to manipulate her father's magics with his patient tips as guidance.

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  • He felt both spent and wired, his head too full of memories to control.

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  • He spent the night deep in thought, forcing himself to face the dark memories he'd tried so hard to bury.

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  • When spent, she lay still, willing sleep or death to take her.

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  • Eventually, she ran out of tears and lay spent on the table, mind on Damian.

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  • He'd spent the morning vomiting blood and was able to remember Jule and Dusty by afternoon.

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  • She sat down on her couch, recalling the nights she spent watching television after work.

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  • What if the silly, innocent, clueless little girl you spent years lying to actually had something that you need to leave here?

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  • The knowledge made her want to scream, knowing she'd spent years blindly letting him talk to her like this and encourage her with pretty words, while he ensured the tumor in her head killed her.

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  • Darkyn spent much of his lifetime in battle, she noted.

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  • She'd spent five days with him, silently fighting him, only to realize there was nowhere else to go.

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  • The pair spent the balance of the morning emptying the washing machine and dryer, only to fill them with never-ending loads, while in between clearing dishes, brewing more coffee, and playing the jovial innkeepers.

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  • We spent the entire morning in a lawyer's office.

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  • He spent the whole evening trying to save my soul.

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  • I spent so much time on the phone talking to the Calvias she wouldn't have gotten through, Cynthia said the next morning, after breakfast was cleared, the wash loaded, and domestic matters reasonably settled—a momentary break.

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  • I'd hate to think we spent that awful morning with no results.

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  • The group left the Jeep and spent more than an hour on foot with Cynthia taking infinite care with each of her photos.

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  • It wasn't a new sight—he'd spent far too many years as a police officer not to have seen it, uncounted but never forgotten times.

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  • Fred patted him on the back and apologized on behalf of his friends who spent the afternoon in the court house attending Fred's jury session.

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  • Finally, he doubled back and spent the return trip simply enjoying the country road.

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  • Time was when this area's families spent their lives here, from birth to death with the soil providing their sustenance and the earth the riches, at least for a few.

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  • Reminded of Pumpkin Green, he wondered where the young hiker had spent the cool night.

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  • Dean retreated to their quarters to handle some overdue paper work and so spent the remainder of the morning.

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  • The time and chat, spent interspersed with interrupting chores, was long overdue.

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  • They spent the evening in their private quarters mulling over the possibilities and skirting the question that Lydia had actually killed her boss, which in spite of mounting concern, Dean continued to find unlikely.

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

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  • In the underworld where she spent almost her entire life, there were two suns and two moons.

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  • She spent a minute thinking over how she'd seen human-Deidre buy things.

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  • Her Gabriel, who spent his life a part of the shadows, radiated the quiet power of a deity that reached her from across the room.

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  • Her concentration was on the clothes, and he tried not to smile as she spent a minute petting a sweater.

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  • He needed the reminder of the good in the world, because he saw none of it from the shadows where he spent his life.

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  • I visited dear Tamer and spent most of the day with him and his records.

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  • I would've spent every day with you, if you hadn't done what you did.

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  • The Deidre he spent the night with and the Deidre who went to see Darkyn four days ago were very different.

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  • It was worse than the morning after he slept with human-Deidre and awoke to discover whom he spent the night with.

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  • Just when he thought things were going well and they spent the night making love and talking, he woke up in a new nightmare.

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  • His gaze lingered on human-Deidre, and he was troubled by the memories of the time they spent together.

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  • Maybe it was the years he spent as a salesman.

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  • Still, they had spent so much money on it and needed to start getting something back.

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  • After all, he spent much time here, making love to her on the round bed down the hallway to his left.

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  • Lost to him already, Deidre sank into his world, not caring if it was the last night of her life, if she spent it with him.

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  • I spent thousands of years and broke the Code twice.

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  • He was a little resentful of the time she spent with the other boys.

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  • We spent time in the underworld together, though if you're human, that might mean … Katie drifted off then glanced at the children.

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  • She spent a grueling hour putting up the string of red lights in the kitchen and stepped back to admire her work.

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  • She'd spent several hours in his office talking to a dead man?

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  • He spent most of his time anymore in the shadow world, except when forced out by Death or called out by someone who wanted to buy an assassination.

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  • She'd been seen by a doctor who'd been dead twenty years, was babysitting a four-hundred-thousand-year-old angel, and the grim reaper spent the night on her couch.

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  • He faced Sasha, recalling the years they'd spent together.

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  • She'd like to think she was saving poor souls every day she spent with him donating her blood, but she couldn't help thinking she really wouldn't care what he did to get blood if she was gone.

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  • He wasn't ready to be dead-dead yet, not after all the time he'd spent in Hell and all the unfinished business he had.

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  • Who spent the last million years in Hell, thanks to Kris.

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  • Her body was still exhausted from Kris's attack and a day spent with Hannah and her friends.

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  • Her face felt hot as she recalled the one night they.d spent together.

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  • He.d only spent one night there last month before Sasha flung him to the side in favor of a demoness.

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  • She.d spent the day in thought after her talk with Gabriel, and there was only one solution that might drive Rhyn away before she and Gabriel hurt him.

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  • He took in his predatory brothers, well aware they were as dangerous as any of the creatures he.d spent time in Hell with.

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  • Having spent many afternoons with him in the lab, she knew he kept only serums and instruments in the refrigerator.

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  • He.d spent many wonderful nights in the now crispy bed.

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  • They.d spent the hour in the conference room without fighting or threatening to kill each other.

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  • Evelyn only cooked when he spent the night, which would also explain how she ended up in her bed.

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  • The newlyweds spent the night at a local luxury hotel-- also an arrangement made by Kiera-- and she was left alone in the row house full of boxes.

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  • Having spent enough time on the ship to understand the odd society, she knew better than to charge in and handle what he would consider his duty.

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  • She spent the night waiting for the nightmare world to end and dressed the next morning with an undertaker's solemnity.

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  • A'Ran watched her off and on during the several days she spent alone.

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  • You've not spent even a moment with her, and you complain of her behavior?

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  • Having spent most of his years in battle, he understood when a traditional approach would not work with an unusual opponent.

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  • He spent a few hours setting up the explosive mechanisms and issuing new battle plans for the space war and ordered his ground troops to evacuate the planet.

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  • The town of Ouray, while only a century and a quarter old, was rich in history and Fred O'Connor, together with a cadre of widows with similar interests, spent many hours reading Ouray's old newspapers and written accounts.

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  • Dean spent much time clinging to the sideboards until his wife, with a heart full of charity and an arm about his waist, supported him in slow glides around the oval.

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  • The balance of the afternoon was spent on household chores and packing away the last remnants of the holiday.

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  • During the week before Christmas, Martha had spent an overnight at Bird Song when Janet was forced to report to court in Grand Junction, on some charges she, thankfully, did not detail to the Deans.

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  • Little time was spent on the snow.

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  • You recouped all the money you spent buying these things in the first place.

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  • Dean spent much of the trip speculating on the reason for the law man's visit.

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  • She spent the day in her room, in Annie's dress.

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  • Effie explained effusively how she and her sister had spent the day resurrecting their long lost great-aunt, whom Dean wondered if they were about to dub Saint Annie.

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  • Miss Worthington spent the day waiting on Claire and showing her and her sister the old newspapers on microfilm at the library.

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  • Fred had spent his day seeking obituary information on Annie Quincy Martin.

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  • Sheriff Weller spent half the night here.

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  • I've grown to think kindly of her these last weeks as I've spent much time in her company, though mostly she sleeps and our talk is only of trifles.

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  • Dean spent the balance of the afternoon doing bookkeeping for the lodging establishment.

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  • Dean spent the next hour nursing two beers and telephoned again, still without success.

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  • Dean spent the afternoon busying himself with the chores of Bird Song, partially out of guilt for having dumped the morning duties on Fred and in part to take his mind off the ever-present feeling he'd caused long term or, heaven forbid, permanent damage to his seven-month marriage.

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  • It seemed to Dean she'd spent her life on the outside, in some respects by choice, somehow driven from one social plane down to another, much lower, until there was nothing left but death.

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  • Fred picked up a pair of children's cross country skies from an ad in the paper and the group spent a number of after school afternoons on Red Mountain utilizing the free trails at Ironton.

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  • I spent two weeks of hell thinking I was a big part of why Edith died!

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  • Sarah and Jackson spent the night becoming acquainted as well as discussing plans for escape.

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  • They spent four days deep in the forest.

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  • You just spent upwards of nine-thousand dollars on suits and you don't want to try them on?

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  • The human had spent most of the evening pacing around the cell, trying to make some sense of everything, stopping only briefly to eat, in an effort to soak up all the alcohol.

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  • The full moon had always been a time that Sarah and Jackson spent together.

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  • The two spent the next hour playfully enjoying each other.

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  • The couple spent most of the day quiet, holding each other, staying connected.

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  • Sarah had asked Elisabeth to help with pies, so they spent the better part of the day in the kitchen.

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  • Did Elisabeth tell you we spent the last full moon together?

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  • Deborah spent most of dinner staring blatantly at Jackson, vying for his attention whenever possible.

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  • Jackson and Elisabeth spent many evenings outdoors lying on the frigid ground, stargazing, pointing out the constellations, and anticipating the occasional falling star.

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  • But every dime spent on the house meant that much less she could invest in the dairy - and the dairy was the one thing that stood a chance of stimulating her anemic savings account.

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  • Had Alex spent the night in the barn, or had it snowed this much in a few hours?

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  • Normally the animals were her first concern, but if Alex had spent the night in the barn, he needed the warmth a good hot meal could offer.

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  • He spent last night in that chair.

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  • He'd spent the last few hours with Lori.

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  • They spent the next fifteen minutes exploring the inside of the mill, and then they went out to the bridge.

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  • I wouldn't have spent years grooming you for this type of event if I didn't believe in you.

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  • General Greene has spent too long at war overseas to know where Ohio is.

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  • Computers hummed, the sound enough to lull Lana to sleep nearly every shift she spent alone in the vault despite the sleep replacement supplements—known as anti-sleepers—she took.

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  • He spent an hour on a punching bag before joining a few others sparring.

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  • He spent too much time overseas.

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  • He'd spent days fighting to reach the Peak with the first one, and Lana had nearly gone off a cliff for another one.

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  • Every moment he spent with her, he felt like he was getting farther and farther away from his ability to walk away without either of them getting hurt.

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  • She knew when he lied; she'd spent twenty years with him.

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  • Of course, she'd spent the last twenty years in the competitive upper-class circles, learning how to keep out of the way of those who would use her to get to Mr. Tim.

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  • I spent the day at the medical facility.

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  • We've spent millennia arguing.

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  • He'd spent his life relatively alone, crossing between the underworld and human world as needed.  Death had been far from co-dependent, and he'd had free rein.  Until two days ago, when he crossed into the underworld with Katie slung across his shoulder.  He'd forgotten what it was to have someone completely dependent on him.

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  • After all, it was where he and Katie spent the few good moments they'd had, where he'd found something worth living for.

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  • Rhyn listened to his brother pad away in the soft sand.  He'd spent thousands of years in Hell wishing to be dead-dead.  Tomorrow, he'd have his chance.

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  • I know you spent most of your life in the same place I did, Hell.

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  • Rhyn moved to the door leading to the block, unable to help the small tremble of his hand.  Not only had he spent too long in this very place, he'd seen Katie hurt here and barely escaped alive with her.

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  • You've spent too much time with Death.  When did you learn to think?

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  • Even if Lilith wasn't meant to be his mate, she didn't deserve such a brutal death.  She didn't deserve death at all.  Instead of mourning a son, Kris could've spent the past few thousand years raising a successor.

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  • And no regrets about what I did, though the few days I've spent here make me wonder if there was an easier way.

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  • The feeling is mutual.  You're the reason I spent so much time in Hell.

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  • She answered without pause and then spent long sec­onds looking down at her coffee, as if searching for words to clari­fy her statement.

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  • Billie and Willie were journeymen criminals, and both had spent time in jail for a number of offenses, mostly physical in nature.

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  • Dean spent the remainder of the work­day sorting reports and more closely reviewing the Byrne papers.

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  • Never mind he spent three years constantly riding the bench, hoping against hope for a miracle, as he practiced, cheered and hustled with unbridled enthusiasm.

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  • I spent two years on the bench and never played a down until the last game of my jun­ior year.

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  • I spent my last coins calling you!

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  • Instead, he spent a half-hour in her driveway, discussing the Norfolk trip and the search for her miss­ing husband.

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  • He had spent his career in the city, the last seven months investigating the crime family as a part of a special task force.

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  • After a late lunch on the run, Dean spent most of the after­noon interviewing a burglary victim only three blocks from his Collingswood Avenue home.

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  • Three more telephone calls to Cece Baldwin were as unsuc­cessful as the first and Dean spent the rest of the evening poring over the Byrne file.

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  • Jeffrey Byrne spent Tuesday and Wednesday in early March in Scranton.

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  • You go out with the local World Wide guy and have pizza and beer—lots of beer, considering what he spent.

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  • He spent little time on Bascomb Place himself.

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  • The ghost of Jeffrey Byrne, who had spent his final hours in the same dining room, was nowhere in evidence.

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  • There wasn't much left to Saturday but the time was spent lounging around, munching on Chinese takeout and drinking Coors beer.

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  • Fred was being consoled by Mrs. Abernathy or some other of his lady friends so Dean spent the evening alone with the sound of a little early Nat King Cole trio, vintage forties.

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  • He silently chastised himself for even caring that some guy named Cleary had spent a few weeks in Scranton and now was traveling off in the sunset in a blue-white-or-lavender motor home.

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  • Dean spent the evening alone, drinking too much beer.

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  • His note pad was ever present and he spent a considerable amount of time on the phone.

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  • Paperwork kept Dean chained to his desk until after lunch and he spent the afternoon pacing the courthouse corridor until plea-bargained to freedom shortly before five.

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  • I spent 20 minutes on the phone with Mrs. Glass.

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  • He had spent extra time wording the young woman's remarks.

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  • Fred spent most of Sunday in his room either read­ing or playing with his notes until Dean had enticed him out by the smell of two steaks slapped on the outside grill.

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  • Dean spent the balance of Friday wading through paperwork, a chore made more depressing than usual because yesterday's driz­zle had given birth to a storybook spring day.

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  • The flight out on Friday night had been a comfortable few hours spent at thirty-odd thousand feet, sandwiched between a cloud-covered countryside and a starlit sky.

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  • After I checked out the list I spent the afternoon at a rest stop squinting at a couple of a thou­sand bikers' numbers trying to spot him, but no luck.

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  • Surprisingly, many of the speedier bikers were already there, looking as if they'd spent the day loafing in the late spring sun.

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  • Dean spent a pocket full of coins before he found the one housing the person for whom he was searching.

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  • And I spent a lot of time wondering why there weren't any fingerprints on a gun that had just been used by a guy not wearing gloves.

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  • Jeffrey Byrne spent very little time there—far too few hours to accomplish all of that business.

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  • In fact, Carmen had spent so much time in the Reynolds kitchen growing up that neighbors began to think she belonged there.

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  • Considering what happened to him before – with his fiancé leaving him after he spent all that money...

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  • Apparently Alex had spent a good deal of that time talking to Lori about another woman.

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  • I'll be sorry tomorrow, and I don't ever want to be sorry about time I spent with you.

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  • He spent most of the day guarding the goats.

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  • Everyone simply assumed we were going to be married because we spent so much time together.

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  • He loved animals, but he spent his entire life scraping to make ends meet.

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  • You'd be sorry the morning after – and so would I. Maybe we wouldn't be sorry for the night we spent together, or what we did, but we'd be sorry we didn't have the strength of character to wait.

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  • The next few hours were spent getting ready.

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  • Only a person who had spent many of them alone would realize how special it was to have a partner next to them.

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  • But then, Alex had spent a lot of nights alone.

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  • Renovating the old house wasn't a necessity, and if Alex wanted money spent on it, he would likely initiate it on his own.

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  • No. The problem is that I've spent so much time with the babies that I hurt Alex.

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  • She and Alex spent a lot of time on that window seat, admiring their combined efforts and property.

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  • And then, there was the magic room upstairs, where she had spent many hours playing as a child — and many hours dreaming as a teen.

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  • They spent the rest of the day lounging around the house and making up for lost time.

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  • She had spent her life alone; she had plenty of practice.

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  • They disagreed, and sometimes they even spent a few days not talking to each other, but they always worked things out.

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  • Yesterday was the first day we've spent together since you mated with her months ago.

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  • Call me naïve, but I spent most of my life around bad people who deserved what came to them.

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  • You've spent your time since the Schism forgetting, only now you can't.

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  • He began to understand her reluctance to be involved with him and how thick the walls around her heart were, if she spent the years since the Schism learning how to shut people and emotion out.

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  • Memories of a time spent in a black hell while his mate helped the Black God keep him enslaved.

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  • I spent fifteen years underground.

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  • She spent an eternity in her mind, watching four of the men fall dead to the wooden floor at the hands of the demon.

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  • She'd spent the time after her doze bleeding herself.

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  • Her own thoughts had strayed to the man who spent enough time in Memon's armies to know the madman's strategies.

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  • Taran spent the night on the wall, fighting with the men who had treated him like a brother for a kingdom he wanted but would never have.

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  • Taran had spent half his life in this place with nothing but darkness and Jame, his friend.

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  • He had spent years encouraging her to become involved with the rest of the world.

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  • You've spent your entire life there.

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  • His complexion was dark for a blonde man, as if he spent a lot of time outside.

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  • So now you're saying I shouldn't have spent the money on new clothes?

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  • I'm from Arizona, but I've spent the last three summers within 5 miles of this place.

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  • I have been taking care of the children and this house for years – not to mention the time I've spent taking care of you!.

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  • Maybe it would help if they spent a little time alone.

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  • It was a solemn affair and they spent most of the afternoon talking to people she had never met.

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  • The climate in the south at this time of the year was probably hot, but surely it couldn't hold a candle to the week she had spent in the desert.

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  • I spent three years smelling that stuff against my will.

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  • His boss was over two-thousand miles away and, while he wouldn't be too happy about Keaton spending the night with her, he would certainly approve of any hours spent watching over her.

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  • Have you already forgotten the night we spent together?

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  • It was where he was birthed and spent only a few weeks before his mother was cast out.

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  • She spent twenty years healing him.

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  • If you spent less time manipulating me and more time teaching me, I might!

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  • Jonny snapped, referring to the time Xander spent training the Black God to do his job.

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  • In the time Xander spent with the kid, Jonny never killed a girl under eighteen, and never a brunette.

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  • Xander spent another moment in pensive silence before he rose.

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  • After the months he spent making sure no one killed the new Black God before Jonny found his footing, Xander began to think he might've …forgotten something.

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  • He spent most of the night up with the woman in his bed then fell asleep after he fed from her, content and sated, as usual.

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  • Xander spent the afternoon with Toni and then made the journey he didn't want to.

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  • She'd spent the night tossing and turning, trying to figure out what to do.

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  • I spent the week with a vampire.

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  • They both spent weeks with the Black God, after the teenage godslayer took out the former Black God and took his place.

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  • You might have to leave that safe corner where you've spent your life.

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  • Jessi's thoughts flew to the night she spent with him.

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  • All she had to do was trust him Monday, and she would've spent the week with him, instead of two nights.

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  • The latter part of his life was spent at Heraclea.

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  • As he was intended for the legal profession, he spent some years in attendance on the law classes.

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  • He sought refuge in Naples, but soon he left that city and spent over two years in an Italian mountain monastery.

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  • His early years were spent in the performance of such labour as fell to the lot of every farmer's son in the new states, and in the acquisition of such education as could be had in the district schools held for a few weeks each winter.

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  • At odd hours of lessons she picked up a smattering of Latin, music and natural science, but most days were holidays and spent in country rambles and games with village children.

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  • Her nights were spent in writing, which seemed in her case a relaxation from the real business of the day, playing with her grandchildren, gardening, conversing with her visitors - it might be Balzac or Dumas, or Octave Feuillet or Matthew Arnold - or writing long letters to Sainte-Beuve and Flaubert.

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

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  • From 1448 to 1450 £3336 or some £i oo,000 of our money was spent on the church, of which Waynflete with the marquis of Suffolk and the bishop of Salisbury contributed £700 or £21,000.

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  • On the breaking out of the Dutch War in 1664 he was made treasurer of the prizes, being accountable to the king alone for all sums received or spent.

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  • He spent two years from 1886 to 1888 in travelling, and visited Riga Polytechnic and the universities of Wiirzburg, Graz, Amsterdam and Leipzig.

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  • The time thus spent seems to have been on the whole happy, even allowing for warm discussions with the mathematicians and metaphysicians of France, and for harassing controversies in the Netherlands.

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  • He was educated at the Ecole Normale, and returned thither as director of studies in 1838, after some years spent in provincial schoolmasterships.

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  • But he could hardly be said seriously to have oppressed the subject cities, and technically all the League money was spent on League business, for Athena, to whom the chief monuments in Athens were reared, was the patron goddess of the League.

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  • His youth, spent at the Neapolitan court, was far from blameless, and it is not certain that he was married to the mother of his numerous family.

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  • He afterwards went for the same purpose to Cornwall, where he spent a year.

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  • The winter (332-331) which Alexander spent in Egypt saw two memorable actions on his part.

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  • In the year 597 (being then, probably, not far from thirty years of age) he was carried off to Babylonia by Nebuchadrezzar with King Jehoiachin and a large body of nobles, military men and artisans, and there, it would seem, he spent the rest of his life.

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  • Every evening extracts from his great works, the Canon and the Sanatio, were dictated and explained to his pupils; among whom, when the lesson was over, he spent the rest of the night in festive enjoyment with a band of singers and players.

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  • The remaining ten or twelve years of Avicenna's life were spent in the service of Abu Ya`far 'Ala Addaula, whom he accompanied as physician and general literary and scientific adviser, even in his numerous campaigns.

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  • Here the unrecorded years of Christ's boyhood were spent.

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  • The proposed order of subjects was entirely altered in view of the Colenso case, for which urgency was claimed; and most of the time was spent in discussing it.

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  • He spent much of his time in practising magic, and it was believed that he had so saturated his body with poisons that none could injure him.

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  • Jowett was thus led to concentrate his attention on theology, and in the summers of 1845 and 1846, spent in Germany with Stanley, he became an eager student of German criticism and speculation.

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  • Uriburu was neither a politician nor a statesman, but had spent the greater portion of his life abroad in the diplomatic service.

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  • After some time spent in travel and a successful lecturing tour in Norway and Sweden, he settled in Copenhagen, and produced a series of novels and collections of short stories, which placed him in the front rank of Scandinavian novelists.

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  • Previously French had gone to Florence, Italy, where he spent a year with Thomas Ball.

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  • The last years of his life were spent principally at Gratz, where he held a local command in the Austrian army.

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  • After his accession to the throne William spent some time at the court of the English king, Henry II.; then, quarrelling with Henry, he arranged in 1168 the first definite treaty of alliance between France and Scotland, and with Louis VII.

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  • Ten years were spent in this operation, a full account of which was published by Bouguer in 17 4 9, Figure de la terre determinee.

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  • The greater part of his life was spent at Venice and Milan, where he held a professorship and continued to teach until his death.

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  • He is said to have spent more than £ 70,000 in the course of the following twelve years (1798-1810).

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  • Till middle life he was also lieutenant-general in Aragon for his brother and predecessor Alphonso V., whose reign was mainly spent in Italy.

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  • In conflict with these the last years of King John were spent.

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  • They spent little on drink or with the storekeepers, and were, therefore, by no means popular.

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  • While young Rousseau went to Rome, where he spent some years in painting the ancient ruins, together with the surrounding landscapes.

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  • He spent the latter part of his life in London, where he died in 1693.

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  • His first years were spent in Italy, where his father was occupied with his consular duties.

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  • During the last few years of his life Boole was constantly engaged in extending his researches with the object of producing a second edition of his Differential Equations much more complete than the first edition; and part of his last vacation was spent in the libraries of the Royal Society and the British Museum.

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  • His boyhood was spent at Munich where his father, who owned electro-technical works, settled in the early 'eighties.

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  • After returning to private life, Seward spent two years and a half in travel and died at Auburn on the 10th of October 1872.

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  • At an early age he entered the cloister; and in 423 he became bishop of Cyrrhus, a small city in a wild district between Antioch and the Euphrates, where, except for a short period of exile, he spent the remainder of his life.

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  • His youth was spent at Bristol.

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  • In 1813-14 Rich spent some time in Europe, and on his return to Bagdad devoted himself to the study of the geography of Asia Minor, and collected much information in Syrian and Chaldaean convents concerning the Yezidis.

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  • All his time was spent in preaching, confessing, visiting the sick, relieving the poor.

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  • The next three years he spent at Trier, which he chiefly made his headquarters, organizing the defence of the Rhine frontier, and personally superintending the construction of numerous forts.

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  • If he was hard and exacting in the matter of taxes, he spent them in the defence and improvement of his dominions, not in idle show or luxury.

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  • As to cost, one transatlantic cable repair cost 75,000; the repair of the Aden-Bombay cable, broken in a depth of 1900 fathoms, was effected with the expenditure of 176 miles of new cable, and after a lapse of 251 days, 103 being spent in actual work, which for the remainder of the time was interrupted by the monsoon; a repair of the Lisbon-Porthcurnow cable, broken in the Bay of Biscay in 2700 fathoms, eleven years after the cable was laid, took 215 days, with an expenditure of 300 miles of cable.

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  • During the following three years the government spent £s00,000 in making good the depreciation suffered by the plant in the transition years of 1868 and 1869, for which allowance had been made in the purchase price, and about £1,700,000 was expended on new plant.

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  • He spent a year in prison at Perugia, and when peace was made at the end of 1202 he returned to Assisi and recommenced his old life.

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  • The next three years he spent in the neighbourhood of Assisi in abject poverty and want, ministering to the lepers and the outcasts of society.

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  • Frequently half his nights were spent in reading, after the labour of his most strenuous days.

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  • Of this sum 260,000 was spent for religious purposes.

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  • Part of these sums is given to hospitals, and part spent directly by the communal and provincial authorities.

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  • Of the sum spent by the provincial authorities, over half goes to lunatic asylums and over a quarter to the maintenance of foundling hospitals.

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  • By this law, every man liable and accepted for service served for eight or nine years on the Active Army and its Reserve (of which three to five were spent with the colors), four or, five in the Mobile Militia, and the rest of the service period of nineteen years in the Territorial Militia.

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  • The annual surpluses are largely accounted for by the heavy taxation on almost everything imported into the country, i and by the monopolies on tobacco and on salt; and are as a rule spent, and well spent, in other ways.

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  • The intervening years had been spent by the Lombards, not irs consolidating their union, but in attempting to secure special privileges for their several cities.

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  • Parma revolted from him, and he spent months in 1247-1248 vainly trying to reduce this one time faithful city.

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  • It is clear that at this time the fury of the civil wars was spent.

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  • He subsequently spent a long, suspicious, secret and incomprehensible career in the attempt to piece together Gian Galeazzos Lombard state, and to carry out his schemes of Italian conquest.

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  • He was resentful of the time his father spent with his brother.

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  • Locke had spent some years in Holland, the country of Grotius, who, with help from other great lawyers, and under a misapprehension as to the meaning of the Roman jus gentium, shaped modern concepts of international law by an appeal to law of nature.

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  • In Christian theology, much labour has been spent upon vindicating man's freedom against God's intrusion, or upon blotting out human power in order to leave room for the divine.

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  • He also spent some time in the Foreign Office in Berlin.

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  • In 1879 he founded the Aachener Geschichtsverein, and having spent his concluding years at Bonn and at Aix-la-Chapelle, he died in the latter city on the 27th of April 1887.

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  • According to Bede she took the veil in 614, when Oswio was king of Northumbria and Aidan bishop of Lindisfarne, and spent a year in East Anglia, where her sister Hereswith had married ZEthelhere, who was to succeed his brother Anna, the reigning king.

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