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  • It was a green tin, with a red spot on it.

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  • It was an unlikely spot for water.

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  • Darian was the first to spot them.

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  • Dean could see a spot of blood appear.

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  • Two blocks away we found a dark spot that catered to happy hour regulars.

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  • She scanned the room, but didn't spot him.

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  • It was a sobering reminder that a bear had been on this spot – possibly only minutes earlier.

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  • His plate seemed to him not quite clean, and pointing to a spot he flung it away.

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  • This looks like a good spot to eat lunch.

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  • There's a good chance they'll spot him.

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  • Rostov, having finally settled with "Uncle" where they should set on the hounds, and having shown Natasha where she was to stand--a spot where nothing could possibly run out--went round above the ravine.

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  • She tucked the spot into her jeans, trying not to expose her tears.

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  • She wanted to ask him why he chose this spot but was afraid to.

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  • He lifted his chin in greeting from his spot at the table.

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  • For more than ten seconds he stood not moving from the spot or realizing the situation.

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  • He lifted her and carried her to her bedroom, finding a spot on the bed that had avoided being shredded or covered with junk from her dressers.

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  • At one spot he stopped and listened.

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  • "If they could find me, they would've by now, just like you'll never be able to retrace her steps back to this spot once you leave," her father said, his voice rising.

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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 rubbed a sore spot in her lower back.

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  • He remained in the same spot until she returned.

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  • The story of the brave men who had fought on the spot where we stood excited me greatly.

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  • He's handsome, mysterious and fills an empty spot... but love?

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  • By the time they reached the spot, the deer had vanished in the trees.

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  • It always hits the spot for me on cold days.

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  • When they arrived, they recognized the spot immediately, not only from Martha's description but also from the disruptive markings, apparently caused by Fitzgerald when he recovered the bones.

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  • His eyes searched toward the spot where he'd last seen the white vehicle speeding downward.

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  • Carmen stared at the spot, her heart going out to it as if Alex still lay there.

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  • That's what the man, Gabriel, had been doing in this spot last night.

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  • After leaving the town, we drove around the surrounding countryside in hopes Howie my spot one of the scenes of his other visions.

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  • She carried a chair to a spot that wouldn't be visible on a course from the path to the door, and sat down.

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  • She trotted to the spot she'd identified from the tree as being where the currents appeared to originate from.

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  • At another spot he noticed a Russian soldier laughingly patting a Frenchman on the shoulder, saying something to him in a friendly manner, and Kutuzov with the same expression on his face again swayed his head.

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  • Perhaps the red spot was a fire, or it might be the eye of an enormous monster.

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  • "Again!" she commanded, pointing with a peremptory gesture to the spot where Nicholas had placed the kiss.

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  • Talk about being put on the spot; my beloved set me up in spades.

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  • Say you're a world class swimmer and spot a drowning man.

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  • Dean looked around the crowd but couldn't spot her.

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  • She glanced up to find him staring at the spot on the floor.

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  • "Ouch!" she said, drawing her hand back to examine the red spot created by the pinch.

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  • Prince Andrew went up and kissed his father on the spot indicated to him.

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  • Then from that spot came the sound of a horn, with the signal agreed on in case of a fight.

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  • From the spot where the peasant was standing they could see the French.

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  • "They'll cweep up to the garden; you'll wide up fwom there with the Cossacks"--he pointed to a spot in the forest beyond the village--"and I with my hussars fwom here.

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  • The handsome young soldier who had brought the wood, setting his arms akimbo, began stamping his cold feet rapidly and deftly on the spot where he stood.

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  • Giddon went back into the building and Lisa made her way through the darkening woods to the spot in the drive where she had entered.

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  • Cassie had to smile when Bordeaux positioned himself in a spot less than ten feet from her and pretended to settle down for the night.

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  • Dean was hoping to find it or at least telltale signs that a body had decomposed on this spot, but no such evidence was apparent.

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  • Dean then brought Lydia Larkin into the picture by telling Jake Weller how she had radioed Fitzgerald with the two Denver investigators in her car, making the call from the spot where he claimed she'd be out of reception.

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  • It'd be hard to spot the shape-shifter demon posing as Logan with his face shredded.

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  • She understood why he liked the spot; the scent of honeysuckle and herbs was thick in the air, the manicured gardens pleasant to look at and the awning providing the right amount of cool shade from the midmorning Georgia sun.

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  • Calmed by the reminder, she left her spot in front of the window.

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  • Wordlessly, he pointed to a spot on the floor before him.

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  • Without looking at her, Rhyn pointed to the spot beside him.

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  • "Missed a spot," he said, looking pointedly at the tattoo around her neck.

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  • His gaze lifted, and he recalled vividly the last time he.d seen his parents in this very spot, when they were cut down by bloodthirsty demons during the only period in Immortal history when demons attacked humans.

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  • She struggled into a sitting position, her neck achy from her spot sleeping on the floor before the fire.

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  • The Immortal rubbed the injection spot with a grimace, stretched, and climbed inside the ring in the lowermost basement in the castle.

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  • "Come in," Kris ordered from his spot at the conference table.

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  • Gabriel disappeared, and Rhyn gazed at the spot where he.d been.

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  • He walked up and down the river bank, leading his horse behind him; but he kept his eyes turned always toward the dim, dark spot which he knew was the old North Church.

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  • These are easy to spot: They rely on huge conceptual leaps without a framework to support them.

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  • You only need sit still long enough in some attractive spot in the woods that all its inhabitants may exhibit themselves to you by turns.

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  • It chanced that I walked that way across the fields the following night, about the same hour, and hearing a low moaning at this spot, I drew near in the dark, and discovered the only survivor of the family that I know, the heir of both its virtues and its vices, who alone was interested in this burning, lying on his stomach and looking over the cellar wall at the still smouldering cinders beneath, muttering to himself, as is his wont.

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  • I am not aware that any man has ever built on the spot which I occupy.

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  • Fifty imperials... that I will drink a whole bottle of rum without taking it from my mouth, sitting outside the window on this spot" (he stooped and pointed to the sloping ledge outside the window) "and without holding on to anything.

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  • The gun rang out with a deafening metallic roar, and a whistling grenade flew above the heads of our troops below the hill and fell far short of the enemy, a little smoke showing the spot where it burst.

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  • Look at me, cried Denisov who, unable to keep still on one spot, kept turning his horse in front of the squadron.

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  • "It is a very suitable spot," said the esaul.

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  • The local folks call this spot the writing on the rock.

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  • She examined a rough spot on her thumbnail.

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  • She glanced at the spot where Bordeaux had slept, but he was gone.

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  • You don't have a spot of dust anywhere in your house or car and your name's Dusty.

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  • She flattened her palm against the spot over his heart.

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  • The dog sniffed around and stopped at a large blood spot on the floor.

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  • Once I lived on top the earth, but for many years I have had my factory in this spot--half way up Pyramid Mountain.

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  • Such an unlikely spot for a home site, and yet, the remains of a chimney gave indisputable proof that one had existed at some point.

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  • He gripped his forearm in the same spot he'd told her Jonny had been bitten but shook his head.

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  • Lori pointed at the red spot on her cheek.

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  • When lifted they should be laid thinly in a well shaded, airy spot to, dry.

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  • The restaurant is a nightlife hot spot as well--on most evenings throughout the spring and summer, live music makes it a destination.

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  • This spot is perfect for the adventurous tourist looking to go off the beaten path.

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  • This popular local spot is not just a sports bar; it is a family-owned restaurant.

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  • At the same spot samples of water drawn from the bottom were found to contain o 3 cc. of sulphuretted hydrogen per litre.

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  • Several of the field galloped to the spot where the fight was going on.

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  • Nicholas, not stopping to talk to the man, asked his sister and Petya to wait for him and rode to the spot where the enemy's, Ilagin's, hunting party was.

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  • At a certain season of our life we are accustomed to consider every spot as the possible site of a house.

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  • The old count's horse, a sorrel gelding called Viflyanka, was led by the groom in attendance on him, while the count himself was to drive in a small trap straight to a spot reserved for him.

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  • At the same instant, with a cry like a wail, first one hound, then another, and then another, sprang helter-skelter from the wood opposite and the whole pack rushed across the field toward the very spot where the wolf had disappeared.

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  • "Uncle" continued to play correctly, carefully, with energetic firmness, looking with a changed and inspired expression at the spot where Anisya Fedorovna had just stood.

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  • His gaze traveled over her face expressionlessly as they danced away from the spot.

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  • I kicked dirt over the spot.

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  • I wonder why they chose this spot.

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  • He saw that stupid clay spot.

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  • He rubbed his jaw and stared absently at the spot.

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  • She's in a rough spot.

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  • Dean was enlisted as part of the convoy to the popular spot.

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  • You mean the spot?

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  • He lost sight of her while trying to find a parking spot.

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  • Even more disconcerting, while Dean knew a small number of those present, he didn't spot a one of Fred's supportive cronies.

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  • You're putting me in a hell of a spot.

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  • The death dealer touched a gloved finger to a blank spot on the construction paper, and an orchid sprung up, ethereal and hovering over the paper.

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  • All but the man with Kris's eyes and oriental beauty were sweating and bloodied in at least one spot.

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  • The one who saved you from the cat asked Romas on the spot to marry you.

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  • She sat down on the edge of the bed and patted the spot beside her, nervous about showing him her art.

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  • It ignored her, focusing instead on scratching at a spot of dirt, one of its main food sources.

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  • She was promptly chased away by the mourning women and sulked off to her spot in the window.

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  • At this spot, a bridge spanning the Uncompahgre River bisected the two main climbing sections that extended almost a mile.

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  • The crowd seemed clustered at one particular spot.

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  • Dean searched for his wife but didn't spot Cynthia's colorful ski jacket among the pockets of viewers.

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  • He was surprised to spot young Donnie Ryland, recognizable by his small stature and familiar jacket, running down the end of the trail.

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  • They were out in the woods in this spot we all know about.

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  • But, by all accounts, she was not near the spot where he fell, a fact confirmed by enough people to make it believable.

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  • Maybe some people sense that sort of thing more than others—that feeling you get when you're standing in a spot where you know something really dramatic occurred.

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  • He himself could have cut the rope—the short end they found tied up top— set up a second rappel at a nearby spot and gone down on it.

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  • He hesitated, wondering if they had chosen a lower climbing spot, below the bridge that spanned the gorge.

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  • The spot was out of sight from where Dean stood.

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  • The blinker lit up and the car pulled into a spot.

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  • He located the spot where his fangs would connect, but first he would rock her world.

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  • Jackson pulled the car into a spot, stepped out, opened the door for her and grabbed the basket.

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  • He thought, this is definitely the right spot for it.

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  • I really never expected it to hang anywhere, but I think you have the perfect spot for it.

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  • There's a spot down yonder on the creek where all us kids used to swim in the summer.

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  • Climbing up the trunk, she found a smooth spot and sat down.

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  • Hopping into the cab he turned the truck around, expertly backing the trailer into the spot she had indicated.

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  • There must be a bad spot in the fence, and it couldn't be too far away from the house.

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  • Hopefully they wouldn't find the spot and get out again before she could fix it... and then she saw it - a wallowed out place under the fence.

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  • Accustomed to late-night jaunts to the neighbor's, Jack walked into the condo and took up his spot on the couch.

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  • She parked in her assigned spot and emerged from the car, startled by the scores of personnel already present.

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  • There were no media reports, but one intelligence spot report described the carnage.

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  • The retired fed had cleared a spot for her on the couch.

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  • Jack crossed to what had been his favorite spot on the couch.

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  • "That puts me in a difficult spot," he said at last.

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  • The ground beneath her rumbled suddenly, and she straightened, balancing herself against a tree.  Gabriel stopped ahead of her and Andre motioned her quickly away from the spot.

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  • Gabriel was gone.  No one followed him, let alone spoke to him.  Rhyn looked around uneasily, wondering who – or what – he'd been speaking to.  He started back to the spot where they'd stopped for water.  A few minutes later, Gabriel reappeared.

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  • So, that's when we stake it out and spot Byrne!

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  • Maybe Scranton was the best spot to fill the bill.

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  • He's probably cleared out but let us know if you spot him.

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  • He turned and brushed past them but his remark was a bright spot in David Dean's day.

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  • He pays big bucks—cash on the spot, no quibbling!

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  • At first he didn't spot her and cursed the fact that Cynthia was so short.

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  • The town of Cortez, located in the southwestern corner of Colorado, was near the only spot in the country where four states converged.

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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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  • But I'll spot him tomorrow.

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  • When they had crossed the field to the spot where Dean's tent was pitched, he began to dismantle it.

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  • But it's a long day and I'll spot him if he's here.

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  • The lateral of the switchback was longer than it appeared and by the time he reached the spot below where the cyclist had stood, the other biker was long out of sight.

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  • Although there was a scattering of other bikers, he was sure the bright yellow windbreaker would be easy to spot, unless the biker became lost in a large pack.

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  • He could spot the rider now and again with occasional glances and by counting off the seconds between points they both passed, knew he was gaining, if ever so slowly.

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  • Another added, You picked a pretty good spot to land, too.

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  • The men gathered at the spot where she and Josh had seen the deer carcass and appeared to be discussing something.

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  • I can't imagine you being happy when you're tied down to one spot... one woman.

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  • Even if she could explain, he wouldn't understand the gnawing fear that drove her from their favorite spot.

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  • Hers was the kind of beauty that made a man notice her in a crowd full of beauties, or a god spot her from others gathered in his orchard for a celebration of his twenty-seventh birthday.

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  • Anyway, I'll take a few cats with me when I find a spot.

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  • She went to the bedroom without a door that had been hers until she took up her spot sleeping in the foyer.

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  • She made her new spot as comfortable as possible and lay down to wait and watch.

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  • "I can't risk being caught not in my assigned spot," she said.

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  • "Darian?" she called, irritated at moving from her warm spot at the back of the cave.

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  • Fatigued, she carefully sealed it and returned all but the bladder to the hiding spot behind the trunks.

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  • Pulling her rifle from the box under the seat, he left Jonathan with the younger children and walked Carmen to a spot facing the target.

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  • She breathed a little easier as she drove through the town that was little more than a wide spot in the road.

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  • She met Keaton at the door, scratching at a new spot under the band of her bra in the back.

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  • Apparently the area where the cabin sat was a dead spot for cell phones.

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  • I heard a tornado never strikes twice in the same spot.

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  • But the truth is, there's nothing stopping either of them from striking in the same spot repeatedly.

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  • It isn't likely, though - for the simple reason that the odds of a tornado hitting any specific spot once are slim.

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  • This time the ax sank about four inches into the wood - in another spot.

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  • I went out on the porch and turned the flashlight on the spot, but I didn't see anyone.

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  • The odds of finding this spot again had to be slim to nothing.

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  • He studied a spot on the plate and wiped at it with the towel.

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  • Xander withdrew from her neck, but not before his tongue flickered out to trace the sensitive spot.

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  • The balcony was unlit, probably because it had turned into a make-out spot.

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  • He heard the brush of skin against metal, as if someone had Traveled to a spot with tighter quarters than expected.

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  • Eden smiled from her spot a few feet from the others.

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  • From the 4th century down to the time of the Mahommedan invasion several ecclesiastical buildings were erected on the spot, but of these no distinct traces remain.

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  • Crossing the Orange River at this spot in September 1848, Sir Harry noted that it was "a beautiful site for a town," and in the May following the town was founded.

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  • After his return from his Egyptian campaign, he was preparing an expedition against Rhodes when he was overtaken by sickness and died, on the 22nd of September 1521, in the ninth year of his reign, near the very spot where he had attacked his father's troops, not far from Adrianople.

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  • From about 1550 onwards the Zimbabwe generally referred to by Portuguese writers was at a spot a little north of the Afur district, not far from the Zambezi.

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  • In the European wild cat, on the other hand, the black is limited to a small round spot on the pads, while the colour of the hair as far back as the heel-bone is yellowish or yellowish-grey.

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  • Care should be taken in planting to select a spot somewhat elevated and well drained.

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  • The score having been counted, the leader then places the mat, usually within a yard of the spot where the jack lay at the conclusion of the head, and throws the jack in the opposite direction for a fresh end.

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  • There seems nothing to fix the exact spot of this town; the common identification with Multan is, according to Raverty and V.

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  • The village was founded by David Dale (1739-1806) in 1785, with the support of Sir Richard Arkwright, inventor of the spinning-frame, who thought the spot might be made the Manchester of Scotland.

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  • Synods were held in 1718, 1723, 1726 and 1727; and in a remote spot in Bas Languedoc in 1 744 a national synod assembled - the first since 1660 - which consisted of representatives from every province formerly Protestant.

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  • Its site is now occupied by an open square, one stone remaining to mark the spot where Henry II.

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  • This system is mischievous, since, if a few consecutive bad seasons occur, the farmer moves to some more favoured spot; while, on the other hand, a succession of good years tends to increase rents.

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  • On the whole it is most likely that the Temple was erected by Solomon on the same spot as is now occupied by the Dome of the Rock, commonly known as the Mosque of Omar, and, regard being had to the levels of the ground, it is possible that the Holy of Holies, the most sacred chamber of the Temple, stood over the rock which is still regarded with veneration by the Mahommedans.

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  • A circle of stones in the Iron Market of Linkoping marks the spot where Sigismund's adherents were beheaded in 1600.

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  • The Trigla polyommata, or flying garnet, is a greater beauty, with its body of crimson and silver, and its large pectoral fins, spread like wings, of a rich green, bordered with purple, and relieved by a black and white spot.

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  • Dr Charles Pickering (1805-1878), who studied the Australians on the spot, writes: 1 In his Discoveries in Central Australia, E.

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  • The comparatively rapid growth of the tree is its great recommendation to the planter; it is best raised from acorns sown on the spot, as they are very bitter and little liable to the attacks of vermin; the tree sends down a long tap-root, which should be curtailed by cutting or early transplanting, if the young trees are to be removed.

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  • Three chapels were built on the spot, and Gregory raised his cross there and elsewhere for the people to worship, just as St Nino was doing about the same time in Georgia.

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  • long., in which he recorded a depth exceeding 4000 fathoms. The Scottish Antarctic expedition has shown this sounding to be erroneous; the " Scotia " obtained samples of bottom, in almost the same spot, from a depth of 2660 fathoms. Combining the results of recent soundings, Dr W.

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  • A ray of light from a lamp is thrown on the mirror, whence it is reflected upon a white surface or scale set at a distance of about 3 ft., forming a bright spot on the surface; the slightest angular deflexion of the mirror, owing to its distance from the scale, moves the spot of light a very appreciable distance to the right or left according to the direction of the angular movement.

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  • This communicates with the upper valley of the Sangro by a level plain called the Piano di Cinque Miglia, at an elevation of 4298 ft., regarded as the most wintry spot in Italy.

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  • As we never can hit the bull's eye, we must have literally endless opportunities of aiming at it, so as to get indefinitely nearer the central spot.

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  • As described for the polyp, they are wandering cells capable of extensive migrations before reaching the particular spot at which they ripen.

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  • Such appeals when permissible, except the " greater," were to be tried by delegates on the spot (31st Session; Mansi, Concilia, in loco).

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  • But they could only be heard on the spot by judges delegate.

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  • south-east, on the verge of Haddingtonshire, is Carberry Hill, where Mary surrendered to the lords of the Congregation in 1567, the spot being still known as Queen Mary's Mount.

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  • The memorial is crowned by the figure of an angel in white marble, and on the wall of the well itself is the following inscription: Sacred to the perpetual Memory of a great company of Christian people, chiefly Women and Children, who near this spot were cruelly murdered by the followers of the rebel Nana Dhundu Pant, of Bithur, and cast, the dying with the dead, into the well below, on the xvth day of July, Mdccclvii.

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  • The branches of the stem arise by multiplication of the cells 01 the epidermis and cortex at a given spot, giving rise to a protuber ance, at the end of which an apical meristem is established.

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  • One of these hairs can be seen to be penetrated at a particular spot, and the entering body is then found to grow along the length of the hair till it reaches the cortex of the root.

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  • HaberIandt has shown that in plant cells, when any new formation of membrane is to take place in a given spot, the nucleus is found in its immediate vicinity; and Klebs found that only that portion of the protoplasm of a cell which contains the nucleus is capable of forming a cell-wall; whilst Townsend has further shown that if the non-nucleated mass is connected by strands of protoplasm to the nucleated mass, either of the same cell or of a neighboring cell, it retains the power of forming a cell-membrane.

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  • In some cases the region where the penetration of the male organ takes place is indicated on the oosphere by a hyaline receptive spot (Oedogonium, Vaucheria, &c.), or by a receptive papilla consisting of hyaline cytoplasm (Peronosporeae).

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  • We may compare this with extreme alpine conditions: on a spot above the Aletsch glacier at a height of 10,700 ft.

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  • These views were expressed with extraordinary vigour and incisiveness in his Letter from Sydney (1829), published while he was still in prison, but composed with such graphic power that it has been continually quoted as if written on the spot.

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  • Near the posterior pole of the fundus, but somewhat excentrically placed towards the temporal or outer side, is the fovea centralis, a slight depression in the retina, composed almost entirely of cones, the spot of most acute vision.

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  • It is supposed that the latter serves monocular, the other the binocular vision, most birds being able to converge their eyes upon one spot.

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  • The shrine of Imam Reza is the most venerated spot in Persia, and yearly visited by more than 100,000 pilgrims. Eastwick thus describes it (Journal of a Diplomat's Three Years' Residence in Persia, London, 1864) "The quadrangle of the shrine seemed to be about 150 paces square.

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  • It may have been in 1459 that he went to Verona; and he painted, though not on the spot, a grand altar-piece for the church of S.

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  • St Faro assigned him a spot called Prodilus (Brodolium), the modern Breuil, in the province of Brie.

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  • At this point was another passage of the river, defended by the castle which gives its name to the spot, and which stands on a high hill overhanging the right bank, its base washed by an abundant stream, the Sanjeh (Gr.

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  • Towards the end of the reign of Alexander II., the government, in order to preserve order in the country districts, also created a special class of mounted rural policemen (uryadniki, from uriad, order), who, armed with power to arrest all suspects on the spot, rapidly became the terror of the countryside.

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  • Now the local Baal was the divine owner of the fertile spot where his sanctuary (0 - desk) was marked by the upright stone pillar, the symbol of his presence, on which the blood of the slaughtered victim was smeared.

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  • 5 foll.) at a sacred spot like Bethel.

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  • The name Baal might therefore be used for any deity such as Milk (Milcom) or Shemesh (" sun ") who was the divine owner of the spot.

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  • It was then carried off by an appointed person to a lonely spot and there set free.

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  • In the neighbourhood are the ruins of Fort St David situated on the river Gadilam, which has been as stirring a history as any spot in the Presidency.

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  • After a sleepless night, I trod with a lofty step the ruins of the forum; each memorable spot, where Romulus stood, or Tully spoke, or Caesar fell, was at once present to my eye; and several days of intoxication were lost or enjoyed before I could descend to a cool and minute investigation."

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  • His death is commemorated by the Colonna dei Francesi erected on the spot where he fell.

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  • He fell to the ground, and a spring of clear water, which issued from the spot, is still called after him.

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  • The Troitsk or Trinity monastery is the most sacred spot in " middle Russia, the Great Russians regarding it with more veneration than even the cathedrals and relics of the Kremlin at Moscow.

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  • In 1340 two brothers erected a church on the spot.

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  • According to an older tradition it was named after Sueno, son of Harold, king of Denmark, who won a victory on the spot in io08.

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  • The story of the Jews in Russia and Rumania remains a black spot on the European record.

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  • At a spot 6 m.

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  • It is abundantly evident that whatever mythic element may have been interwoven with the old traditions of the spot, they have a solid substratum of reality.

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  • Assuming that the lower strata were formed at approximately the same rate as the upper, we have an antiquity of from 12,000 to 14,000 years indicated for the first Neolithic settlement on this spot.

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  • of the town, at a spot called Zafer Papoura, an extensive Late Minoan cemetery was excavated in 1904 (Evans, The Prehistoric Tombs of Knossus, 1906), and on a height about 2 m.

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  • And one needs a spot to suggest moves and the such, as with Alexander Iii --Lohengrin 13:01, 3 Feb 2007 (PST)

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  • He was buried on the 10th in the cemetery of Ste Marguerite, but no stone was erected to mark the spot.

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  • We learn that the destroying angel was stayed at the threshing-floor of Araunah the Jebusite,' and the spot thus sanctified was made a sanctuary, and commemorated by an altar.

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  • Up to that time he had never seen a silkworm, and hesitated to attempt so difficult a task; but at the reiterated request of his friend he consented, and in June 1865 went to the south of France for the purpose of studying the disease on the spot.

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  • On the site of St Mary's (1837-1839), also Gothic, stood the small chapel raised by Christiana, sister of Robert Bruce, to the memory of her husband, Sir Christopher Seton, who had been executed on the spot by Edward I.

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  • Greville, nephew of Sir William Hamilton, who in 1790 laid out a town on this spot, the advantages of which as a convenient port for the Irish traffic he clearly recognized.

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  • It is probable that the limpet takes several years to attain full growth, and during that period it frequents the same spot, which becomes gradually sunk below the surrounding surface, especially if the rock be carbonate of lime.

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  • At low tide the limpet (being a strictly intertidal organism) is exposed to the air, and (according to trustworthy observers) quits its attachment and walks away in search of food (minute encrusting algae), and then once more returns to the identical spot, not an inch in diameter, which belongs, as it were, to it.

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  • Margarita, five to seven pairs of epipodial cirri with a pigment spot at base of each.

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  • These later stages, comprising the greater part of the larval history, are adapted for an inquiline or a parasitic life, where shelter is assured and food abundant, while the short-lived, active condition enables the newly-hatched insect to make its way to the spot favourable for its future development, clinging, for example, in the case of an oil-beetle's larva, to the hairs of a bee as she flies towards her nest.

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  • It is held in high veneration by the Sinhalese, and numerous pilgrims ascend to the sacred spot, where a priest resides to receive their offerings and bless them on their departure.

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  • Before that date Venetian shipping was built at the spot near the piazzetta, known as the terra nova, where the royal gardens now are.

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  • Therefore mackerel generally swim in a straightforward direction, deviating sidewards only when compelled, and rarely turning about in the same spot.

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  • Passing back from the centre of the web to the underside of an adjoining leaf or some other sheltered spot runs a single thread, the trap line affording passage to the spider to and from the sheltered spot and the snare itself.

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  • By trailing a thread behind them spiders are able to drop from any height to the ground and to retrace their steps with certainty to a particular spot.

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  • The fresh-water spider (Argyroneta) lives amongst the weeds of lakes and ponds and, like Desis, is quite at home beneath the water either swimming from spot to spot or crawling amongst the stems of aquatic plants.

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  • The decline of " spot " sales at the ports, partly but not entirely in consequence of the appearance of the small cultivator, has proceeded steadily.

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  • Hammond 1 has constructed a table from information supplied by the secretaries of the cotton exchanges at New York, Charleston, Savannah, Mobile, New Orleans and Galveston, showing the sales of " spot " cotton at those ports for the twenty-two years between 1874-1875 and 1895-1896, and in all cases an absolute decline is evident.

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  • A Manchester cotton-importing company was recently formed for increasing deliveries direct to Manchester, and establishing a " spot " market there, an end to which the Manchester Cotton Association had directed its efforts for some time past.

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  • The rule is that on the first of the two months the seller of " futures " may, and before the last day of the second month must, deliver cotton against them, or, what comes to the same thing, buy back the " futures " on the basis of the price of " spot " cotton of middling grade.

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  • We begin by giving the official quotations of " spot," and statement of business done, published on the morning of the 19th of April 1906.

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  • As regards " middling " American, the committee fixes " spot " by allowing so many " points on or off " present month futures.

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  • The variations of the gaps between " spot " and " present month futures " are somewhat mysterious, a matter to which we shall recur.

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  • " Spot " quotations, the reader will now understand, are partly nominal, and must therefore be taken as affording a general idea only of movements in the prices of cotton.

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  • While quoted " spot " remained low, the prices paid by most spinners for the special kinds of cotton that they needed might rise.

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  • For example, after the size of 1904-1905 crops became known, and the Americans attempted to hold back cotton, the " points on " for many qualities rose considerably owing to artificial scarcity, though the price of cotton, as indicated by " spot," remained low.

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  • Mr Hooker has shown with reference to the wheat market how close is the correlation between prices in different places,' and the same has been observed of the cotton market, though the Conceivably some indication of the working of " futures " might be gleaned from observation of the relations of near and distant " futures " to one another and of both to spot."

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  • As we pass from the " future " of the month in which the quotation is made to the most distant "future" it will be observed that in the first and second cases price rises continuously, in the second case even passing "spot," whereas in the third case it falls first and then rises.

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  • The "spot" market might be judged generally as too high, in view of crops and the probable normal demand of the year, but it might not therefore drop immediately, owing partly to the pressure of demand that must be satisfied instantaneously.

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  • " Current futures " would be affected more than "spot" by this impression as to the relation of " spot" to a conceived normal price for the year, and they might therefore be expected to drop more than "spot" when this impression was at all widely entertained.

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  • This explains what has been called above the unintentional "bearing" of "spot" by "futures."

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  • And it is immediately evident that the deliberate "bear" works by selling "futures," and that the effect of his sales is propagated to "spot."

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  • The influence of expectations of the new crop on "futures" running into the new crop is plain on inspection; but owing to the gap between the two crop years it would be astonishing if "futures" against which cotton from a new crop could be delivered were not appreciably independent of "spot" at the time of their quotation.

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  • Concluding cautiously, we may admit the probability of the relations between near and distant "futures" and "spot" (even in respect of "futures" running out in the same crop year) indicating sometimes at least the intentional or unintentional "bulling" or "bearing" or "spot" by "futures."

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  • When thus found, the mistletoe was cut with a golden knife by a priest clad in a white robe, two white bulls being sacrificed on the spot.

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  • It has already been noticed how military reconnaissances of the routes to Egypt came to be made; but more important were the guide-books, of which a great number were written to guide the pilgrims from one sacred spot of Bible history to another.

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  • ening of these cords, and at the same time as the spot where the two halves of the central nerve system intercommunicate.

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  • As a rule these organs only extend a short way along the anterior end of the body, a concentration which we may associate with the development of a vascular system I--- to bring the products of excretion to a fixed spot.

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  • If a small alternating current is passed through one wire, it sags down, the mirror is tilted, and the spot of light on the screen is displaced.

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  • With the co-operation of the Indians under their chief Saturiba he captured Fort San Mateo in the spring of 1568, and on the spot where the garrison of Fort Caroline had been executed, he hanged his Spanish prisoners, inscribing on a tablet of pine the words, " I do this not as unto Spaniards but as to traitors, robbers and murderers."

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  • The supreme importance of a study of Greek antiquities on the spot, long understood by scholars in Europe and in America, has gradually come to be recognized in England, where a close attention to ancient texts, not always adequately supplemented by a course of local study and observation, formerly fostered a peculiarly conservative attitude in regard to the problems of Greek archaeology.

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  • On this spot was apparently the primitive sanctuary of Athena, the rich temple (nicov vn6s) of Homer (Il.

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  • The representation of plays was perhaps transferred to this spot from the early Orchestra in the Agora at the beginning of the 5th century B.C.; it afterwards superseded the Pnyx as the meeting-place of the Ecclesia.

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  • those descending from Geuksun (Cocysus), Albistan-Yarpuz (Arabissus), and Malatia (Melitene)---is shown to have had early importance, not only by the occurrence of Marasi in Assyrian inscriptions, but by the discovery of several "Hittite" monuments on the spot.

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  • The town of Fécamp grew up round the nunnery founded in 658 to guard the relic of the True Blood which, according to the legend, was found in the trunk of a fig-tree drifted from Palestine to this spot, and which still remains the most precious treasure of the church.

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  • Among the most conspicuous of these are the mosque of Aurangzeb, built as an intentional insult in the middle of the Hindu quarter; the Bisheshwar or Golden Temple, important less through architectural beauty than through its rank as the holiest spot in the holy city; and the Durga temple, which, like most of the other principal temples, is a Mahratta building of the 17th century.

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  • The public buildings, which are large and handsome, include the government and customs offices on the quay opposite the spot where the mail boats anchor, the governor's house, state hospital, post office, and the Boma or barracks.

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  • The disturbing life already appears in Der fliegende Hollander, at the point where Senta's father enters with the Dutchman, and Senta (who is already in an advanced state of Schwarmerei over the legend of the Flying Dutchman) stands rooted to the spot, comparing the living Dutchman with his portrait which hangs over the door.

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  • The so-called "Spaniard's Hole" still marks the spot where the peat-boat lay.

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  • It may be regarded as certain that St Giles was buried in the hermitage which he had founded in a spot which was afterwards the town of StGilles (diocese of Nimes, department of Gard).

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  • Names in languages not using the Roman alphabet, or having 'no written alphabet should be spelt phonetically, as pronounced on the spot.

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  • Rohde (Rheinisches Museum, i., 1895) regards them as spirits of the storm, which at the bidding of the gods carry off human beings alive to the under-world or some spot beyond human ken.

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  • Both these men were Quakers, and in 1675 Fenwicke with a large, company of his co-religionists crossed the Atlantic, sailed up Delaware Bay, and landed at a fertile spot which he called Salem.

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  • Meantime from Bohotle a force had advanced under Major Gough to Daratole, a spot not far from Gumburu.

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  • "Pompey's Pillar," which stands on the highest spot in Alexandria, is nearly 99 ft.

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  • The shores are so extensively indented with voes, or firths - the result partly of denudation and partly caused by glaciers - that no spot in Shetland is more than 3 m.

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  • It is supposed the Ting, or old Assembly, met at this spot before it removed to Tingwall.

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  • At the request of the Indian government the Nepalese government had the pillar, which was half buried, excavated for examination; and Dr Fiihrer, then in the employ of the Archaeological Survey, arrived soon afterwards at the spot.

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  • The inscription confirms in every respect the Buddhist story, and makes it certain that, at the time when it was put up, the tradition now handed down in the books was current at the spot.

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  • There is a small shrine at the spot, containing a bas-relief representing the birth of the Buddha.

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  • This may have originally been the nympliaeum of the great villa of the Acilii Glabriones, the hypogaeum of which was discovered by De Rossi near this spot in 1888.

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  • The tradition of Carnac is that there was once a convent of the Templars or Red Cross Knights on the spot; but this, it seems, is not supported by history.

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  • There is a pretty chapel called the " Rotunda," erected in 1852 at the lower end of the prado by President Belzu, on the spot where an attempt had been made to assassinate him.

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  • While preparing an expedition against Rhodes to avenge the repulse sustained forty years before by Mahommed II., the sultan died at Orashkeui, near Adrianople, at the spot where he had attacked his father's troops.

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  • But the sultan refused to ratify these articles, and the relations between Russia and Turkey were therefore determined by the patent treaty only, which positively stipulated for the evacuation by the Russians of every spot occupied by them on Turkish soil in Asia.

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  • It also possesses important shrines of its own which cause many pilgrims to linger there, and wealthy Indians not infrequently choose Bagdad as a suitable spot in which to end their days in the odour of sanctity.

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  • It should be noted that this name occurs again in the middle ages in Burgundy, not far from Dijon; in all probability a detachment of this people had settled in that spot in the 5th or 6th century.

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  • They held meetings in various parts of Bohemia, particularly at Usti, near the spot where the town of Tabor was founded soon afterwards.

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  • By the aid of these cilia the larva swims actively, but owing to its minute size it covers very little distance, and this probably accounts for the fact that where brachiopods occur there are, as a rule, a good many in one spot.

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  • Ulm is remarkable in the history of German literature as the spot where the Meistersinger lingered longest, preserving without text and without notes the traditional lore of their craft.

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  • In 1856 researches were carried on upon the spot by Viollet-le-Duc, and measures for the preservation of the ruins were subsequently undertaken.

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  • Hence the disastrous effects supposed to follow a breach of taboo; the offender has thrust his hand into the divine fire, which shrivels up and consumes him on the spot" (Frazer, The Golden Bough, i.

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  • When the compass is far from the magnet, the vibrations will be comparatively slow; when it is near a pole, they will be exceedingly rapid, the frequency of the vibrations varying as the square root of the magnetic force at the spot.

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  • South of the magnetic equator the south end of the needle is always inclined downwards, and there is a spot within the Antarctic Circle (148° E.

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  • The magnetized body which is to be tested should be placed in such a position that the force H P due to its poles may, at the spot occupied by the suspended needle, act in a direction at right angles to that due to the earth - that is, east and west.

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  • The angle B is indicated by the position of the spot of light upon the scale, and the horizontal intensity of the earth's field H E is known; thus we can at once determine the value of H P, from which the magnetization I of the body under test may be calculated.

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  • If the cardboard scale upon which the beam of light is reflected by the magnetometer mirror is a flat one, the deflections as indicated by the movement of the spot of light are related to the actual deflections of the needle in the ratio of tan 20 to 0.

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  • If the distance of the mirror from the scale is equal to n scale divisions, and if a deflection 0 of the needle causes, the reflected spot of light to move over s scale divisions, we shall have s/n = tan 20 exactly, s/2n = tan 0 approximately.

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  • It was on this spot, on the Appian way, that was built the basilica of St Sebastian, which was a popular place of pilgrimage in the middle ages.

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  • Gordon, a Dutch officer -of Scottish extraction, who commanded the garrison at Cape Town, reached the river in its middle course at the spot indicated by Sparrman and named it the Orange in honour of the prince of Orange.

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  • But before that time Lagrange himself was on the spot.

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  • Between it and the smaller GyldenlOve fort a monument marks the spot where Charles XII.

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  • It was founded by a colony of Achaeans led by Myscellus in 710 B.C. Its name was, according to the legend, that of a local prince who afforded hospitality to Heracles, but was accidentally killed by him and buried on the spot.

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  • Ignacio, the church marking the spot where Ignatius de Loyola received his wound in defending the place against Andre de Foix in 1521.

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  • Finding the spot chosen for the new town inconvenient, the colonists removed to the adjoining island of Sao Vicente, from which the captaincy derived its name.

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  • This, it will be remembered, is the spot where Cabral first took possession of Brazil.

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  • Shortly after the marriage the mother assured her son that his wife held clandestine meetings with a lover, and stated that if he would go to a certain spot not far from the house that evening he would himself see that her assertion was true.

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  • surveys the spot where Knox was buried; the reformer himself is in the quadrangle of New College: Sir David Brewster adorns the quadrangle of the university; Dr William Chambers is in Chambers Street, and Frederick, duke of York (1763-1827), and the 4th earl of Hopetoun are also commemorated.

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  • Harrison Park is a breathing spot for the congested district of Fountainbridge, and the park at Saughton Hall, opened in 1905, for the western district of the city.

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  • At the top of King Street there is a statue of Queen Victoria and close by a statue of Prince Albert, at the entrance to Hyde Park, in which the most elevated spot is occupied by a statue of Captain Cook.

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  • The Zulu forces crossed the Tugela the same day, and the most advanced parties of the Boers were massacred, many at a spot near where the town of Weenen now stands, its name (meaning wailing or weeping) commemorating the event.

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  • Then comes a feeling of discomfort which can be often localized, the individual pointing with his finger to a spot somewhere behind the end of the breastbone.

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  • (It is easy to see that the radius of the bright spot is of the same order of magnitude.) The experiment succeeds in a dark room of the length above mentioned, with a threepenny bit (supported by three threads) as obstacle, the origin of light being a small needle hole in a plate of tin, through which the sun's rays shine horizontally after reflection from an external mirror.

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  • " Thus the magnitude of the central spot is diminished, and the brightness of the rings increased, by covering the central parts of the object-glass."

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  • The town is supposed to owe its origin to the foundation of a convent on the spot by Itta or Iduberge, wife of Pippin of Landen.

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  • The "King's Stone," said to mark the spot where James was killed, is at some distance from the actual battlefield.

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  • The only bright spot, as far as the British were concerned, was to be found in northern Cape Colony, where General French, with two cavalry brigades and details, by his skilful tactics and wonderful activity kept at arm's length a superior force of the enemy in the vicinity of Colesberg, an achievement the more noteworthy since he had pitted against him both De la Rey and De Wet, two of the three men of military genius produced by the war on the Boer side.

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  • The sacred spot on the forehead of a Hindu pundit is also partly composed of it.

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  • When the Athenian fleet under Nicias, Alcibiades and Lamachus was at Rhegium in Italy, after the discovery of the trick that had been played by the Segestans, the question for the commanders was whether they should seek to strengthen themselves by fresh alliances on the spot or strike the blow at once.

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  • The second act of the drama may be said to open with the irretrievable blunder of Nicias in letting the Spartan Gylippus first land in Sicily, and then march at the head of a small army, partly levied on the spot, across the island, and enter Syracuse by way of Epipolae, past Euryelus.

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  • The material (limestone) was quarried on the spot.

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  • The "outer" and the "inner" city of Thucydides still held out, whilst a Carthaginian fleet was moored off Achradina and Carthaginian troops were encamped on the spot.

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  • The south wall of Epipolae, considerable remains of which exist, shows traces of different periods in its construction, and was probably often restored.2 It is built of rectangular blocks of limestone generally quarried on the spot, about 53 ft.

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  • The lower jaw projects more or less beyond the upper, the mental barble is small, sometimes rudimentary, the vent is below the posterior half of the first dorsal fin, and there is a dark spot in the axil of the pectoral fin.

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  • The work of blasting out the rocks which at that spot projected in the bed of the river, begun in 1830, was continued down to the year 1887, so that now there are two navigable channels of sufficient depth for all vessels which ply up and down that part of the stream.

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  • Tite also agreed with Dr Stukeley's suggestion that on the site of the Mansion House (formerly Stocks Market) stood the Roman forum, and he states that a line drawn from that spot as a centre would pass by the pavements found on the site of the Excise Office.

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  • At the moment of approach of the first boats the defenders actually on the spot were few, so that the high ground overhanging the landing place (which came to be known as Anzac Cove) was secured by the assailants at the first rush.

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  • Liman von Sanders expresses the opinion that the German submarines on the spot were of no assistance to him, and that the British boats, in spite of their frequent raiding of the Sea of Marmora, did not seriously interfere with his water movements.

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  • The only Ottoman detachments which during the 7th and 8th confronted the two British divisions that had made a descent on this locality were those which had been on guard on the spot when the landing was taking place.

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  • The Allies now occupied many miles of front in the peninsula, but there was hardly a spot where the enemy had not the upper hand in respect to ground - what they required was not breadth but depth, and depth they had failed to secure.

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  • Impressed by the unsatisfactory positions in which the Allied troops found themselves on the peninsula, by the impossibility of their making any progress at their existing strength, and by the risks that the army ran in remaining on such shores without any safe harbour to depend upon for base in stormy weather, Monro, after examining the situation on the spot in the closing days of Oct., declared unhesitatingly for a complete withdrawal.

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  • The responsible authorities on the spot perceived that the process of gradually removing the huge accumulations of impedimenta that were massed about the landing-places and of reembarking the troops must take place during the dark hours and step by step, every effort being made to keep the Turks unaware of what was in progress.

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  • A marble obelisk marks the spot where the 21st Lancers made a charge.

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  • The town and district form a small ethnographical island, having been peopled in the 18th century by a colony of Takruri from Darfur, who, finding the spot a convenient resting-place for their fellow-pilgrims on their way to Mecca and back, obtained permission from the negus of Abyssinia to make a permanent settlement.

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  • Local tradition attributes the establishment of a permanent camp at this spot to Julius Caesar, but Louvain only became important in the nth century as a place of residence for the dukes of Brabant.

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  • obtained large concessions in the interior to develop the cultivation of the oil-palm and to erect factories on the spot for crushing the oil.

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  • It naturally falls into two divisions, the northern being more or less mountainous, while the southern is flat and marshy; the near approach of the two rivers to one another, at a spot where the undulating plateau of the north sinks suddenly into the Babylonian alluvium, tends to separate them still more completely.

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  • A battle took place at that spot on the 3rd of August, but in spite of Ferruccio's heroism he was defeated and killed; the prince of Orange also fell in that desperate engagement.

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  • The first sign of its presence is the appearance of a minute spot, which is greyish in the centre, with a brown border.

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  • This spot increases in size; in the stalks it assumes an oval shape, with its long axis parallel to the stalk, whilst in the leaves and grapes it is more or less circular in outline.

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  • The grapes are not assailed until nearly full-grown, when a brownish spot appears, which spreads over the 2 FIG.

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  • This abbey was the spot where Edward II.

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  • France was now determined on the annexation, and the flag was raised at the same spot in 1853, but simultaneously the commander of a British vessel was in negotiation with the native chief of the Isle of Pines, and the British flag was hoisted there.

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  • " Frog's eye," or " leaf spot," denotes the occurrence of small white specks on the leaf.

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  • The farthest habitable spot to the south of Nejd is the Wadi Yabrin.

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  • Roudaire proposed to cut a canal through the belt of high ground between Gabes and the shats, and fixed on Wad Melah, a spot To m.

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  • (1188-1200), who made the spot peculiarly sacred by bringing fifty-three shiploads of earth from Mount Calvary.

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  • Moslem tradition also regards Shechem as the burial-place of Joseph; but it appears as though the actual site, as shown, has not been always in one unvarying spot.

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  • Inscriptions mentioning the ForoClodienses have come to light on the spot; and an inscription of the Augustan period, which probably stood over the door of a villa, calls the place Pausilypon - a name justified by the beauty of the site.

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  • Many of the chief characteristics of the ancient Greek heroes are reproduced in those of the Teutonic North, the parallel being in some cases very striking; Siegfried, for instance, like Achilles, is vulnerable only in one spot, and Wayland Smith, like Hephaestus, is lame.

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  • A scaffold, connected by a wooden bridge with the magistrates' rostrum, had been erected on the spot where the piles of the m.

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  • The form of the colony may thus be a good generic character, or, on the contrary, a single genus or even species may assume a variety of different forms. While nearly all Polyzoa are permanently fixed to one spot, the colonies of Cristatella and Lophopus among the Phylactolaemata can crawl slowly from place to place.

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  • Antiquaries, however, assert that it probably marks the spot where criminals were in olden times flung into the river.

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  • farther on it begins to branch out over the level country, and this spot marks the commencement of the delta, 220 m.

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  • One of these varieties is black, with a yellow spot in the centre of each scale; these spots are larger on the back, forming a series of tetrapetalous flowers; the head is similarly ornamented.

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  • with a blackish spot.

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  • On this spot was the oracle of Trophonius in an underground cave; those who wished to consult it first offered the sacrifice of a ram and called upon the name of Agamedes.

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  • - Fur rich dark brown; under fur reddish-grey, with clear yellow tips; breast spot usually yellow, varying from bright orange to pale cream-colour or yellowishwhite.

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  • Rufus's stone, near Lyndhurst, marks the supposed spot where that monarch fell.

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  • When he consults the emperor as to the baths at Claudiopolis, the emperor sensibly replies: "You, who are on the spot, will be best able to decide" (40).

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  • These foundations are clearly those of a Roman triumphal arch, which perhaps took the name "propylaea" from an ancient Greek structure on the same spot.

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  • Proceeding to obey, he was prevented by an angel as he was about to sacrifice his son, and slew a ram which he found on the spot.

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  • On the same spot `Amr built a city named Fostat ("the encampment"), the ruins of which are known by the name of Old Cairo.

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  • Ujiji became famous some years later as the spot where Dr Livingstone was found by Stanley in 1871, after being lost to sight for some time in the centre of the continent.

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  • The Camoens grotto, where the exiled poet found leisure to celebrate the achievements of his ungrateful country, lies in a secluded spot to the north of the town, which has been partly left in its native wildness strewn with huge granite boulders and partly transformed into a fine botanical garden.

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  • Jesuit missionaries established themselves on the spot; and in 1580 Gregory XIII.

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  • The wooden house (built in 1481, restored in 18 9 2) which the prince occupied, a church of St Demetrius, erected at the spot where he was killed, and a kiosk on the site of a convent where his mother was forcibly consecrated a nun, are the principal memorials of this incident.

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  • of Melrose, marks the spot where the Fairy Queen led him into her realms in the heart of the hills.

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  • " The symptoms of the disease, by means of which an infected spot may be readily recognized, are as follows: The vines are stunted and bear few leaves, and those small ones.

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  • The former cathedral church was mainly built 1069-1089, but was later gothicized; near the west end of the nave a plate in the floor marks the spot where Huss stood when condemned to death, while in the midst of the choir is the brass which covered the grave of Robert Hallam, bishop of Salisbury, who died here in 1417, during the council.

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  • On the outskirts of the town, to the west, in the Bruhl suburb, a stone marks the spot where Hus and Jerome of Prague were burnt to death.

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  • His previous life had been rather worldly, and not wholly free from spot; but as pope he gave no occasion of offence.

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  • The Persian Gulf nowhere exceeds 50 fathoms, the southern part of Hudson .Bay does not exceed Too fathoms except at one spot, though in the less-known fjords of the northern part depths up to 200 fathoms have been reported.

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  • The town of Multai contains an artificial tank, from the centre of which the Tapti is said to take its rise; hence the reputed sanctity of the spot, and the accumulation of temples in its honour.

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  • The corona obsidionalis was formed of grass and flowers plucked on the spot and given to the general who conquered a city.

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  • to the north-west end of Lake Kivu, thence across that lake near its western shore, and along the river Rusizi, which issues from it, to the spot where the Rusizi enters the north end of Lake Tanganyika; along the middle line of Tanganyika to near its southern end, when it is deflected eastward to the point where the river Kalambo enters the lake (thus leaving the southern end of Tanganyika to Great Britain).

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  • From the balcony of the town house, which overlooks the square, proclamations were read to the burghers, summoned to the spot by the ringing of the bell in the smalldomed tower.

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  • Near the spot where Gustavus fell a granite boulder was placed in position on the day after the battle.

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  • The brutality of some Spanish governors on the spot provoked anger The cortes assembled in Cadiz, being under the influence of the merchants and mob, could make no concessions, and all Spanish America flamed into revolt.

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  • They try to get a more favourable result by sacrificing on a different spot, and by placing Balaam on the top of Pisgah to view Israel, but he is again compelled to bless Israel.

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  • the spot where the path bounding his arable met that of another holding; and thence found his way into the house.

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  • In 1883 the body was disinterred and removed to America, but a monument has been placed on the spot similar to that erected over the new tomb at Washington.

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  • by rail from Tunis), over the spot whence the spring which supplies the aqueduct issues from the hill, are the ruins of a beautiful Temple of the Waters.

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  • It is inscribed, "` They may kill the body but not the soul ': so spoke on this spot Ulrich Zwingli, who for truth and the freedom of the Christian Church died a hero's death, Oct.

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  • Wellington, owing to his original dispositions and the slowness of his concentration, had only retained a grip on Quatre Bras thanks to the boldness of his subordinates on the spot.

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  • She thereupon invoked a curse upon her brother, who slew her on the spot.

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  • This consists in selecting a spot of virgin soil, clearing it of forest and jungle by burning, and scraping the surface with the rudest agricultural implements.

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  • No one who has seen the spot will doubt that the Sacro Speco is indeed the cave wherein Benedict spent the three years of opening manhood in solitary prayer, contemplation and austerity.

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  • The north bank of the Orange, from the Kornet Spruit confluence to a point a little east of the spot where the railway from Cape Town to Kimberley crosses the river, forms the southern frontier of the province.

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  • Every attempt to bring up supports to the captured positions failed, and the Russians concentrated on the spot from all quarters.

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  • In 1760 its advantageous situation attracted the adventurous trader, Alexander Henry, the first Englishman known to have visited the spot.

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  • He was arrested on the spot, and when his lodgings were searched a quantity of powder and shot was found, with the rules of a secret society, called" Young England,"whose members were pledged to meet," carrying swords and pistols and wearing crape masks."These discoveries raised the surmise that Oxford was the tool of a widespread Chartist conspiracy - or, as the Irish pretended, of a conspiracy of Orangemen to set the duke of Cumberland on the throne; and while these delusions were fresh, they threw well-disposed persons into a paroxysm of loyalty.

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  • broad at this spot.

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  • A mosque still stands on the spot where `Ali is reputed to have worshipped.

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  • Its height above the sea-level is only 682 ft., so that it is said to be the lowest spot in Switzerland.

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  • He visited many churches and began a practice, which he pursued throughout his life, of making drawings of buildings on the spot and afterwards tracing them over in ink.

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  • A few days afterwards (June 26th or 27th) John of Antioch arrived, and efforts were made by both parties to gain his ear; whether inclined or not to the cause of his former co-presbyter, he was naturally excited by the precipitancy with which Cyril had acted, and at a conciliabulum of forty-three bishops held in his lodgings shortly after his arrival he was induced by Candidian, the friend of Nestorius, to depose the bishops of Alexandria and Ephesus on the spot.

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  • A granite column near the town marks the spot where Ferdinand I., in 1527, swore fidelity to the Bohemian states.

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  • Then, filled with the idea of opening a new route to Uganda, he set out and reached a spot near Victoria Nyanza in safety.

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  • Portable fire altars were carried about and the worship could be celebrated in any spot.

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  • To commemorate her filial affection a temple was dedicated (181 B.C.) by Manius Acilius Glabrio to Pietas in the Forum Holitorium at Rome, on the spot where the young woman had formerly lived.

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  • The church of St Andrew the Apostle occupies the spot where, according to Russian tradition, that apostle stood when as yet Kiev was not, and declared that the hill would become the site of a great city.

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  • After all care has been taken in laying and pointing, in accordance with the rules of theory and practice, absolute certainty of hitting the same spot every time is unattainable, as causes of error exist which cannot be eliminated, such as variations in the air and in the muzzle-velocity, and also in the steadiness of the shot in flight.

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  • Finally the sea had overwhelmed Atlantis, and had thenceforward become unnavigable owing to the shoals which marked the spot.

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  • His forces once more manoeuvred against Lee's inner flank, still found no weak spot, and eventually arrived upon the James.

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  • Hitherto neither leader had offered a weak spot to his opponent, though the constant skirmishing had caused a loss of 9000 men to Sherman and about two-thirds of that number to the Confederates.

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  • It is not unlikely that Roman settlers may have been attracted to the spot by the presence of the warm springs which still rise in the heart of the town, and spread fertility in the surrounding gardens.

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  • The name and the cones are accounted for by a legend which represents that at this spot lived a sheikh who, finding his sister too beautiful to be married to anyone else, determined to espouse her himself.

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  • The system of Marshal Valee had been the defensive: he multiplied the fortified posts in order to draw the enemy to a spot chosen beforehand.

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  • Adjoining the Chartreuse is a small chapel in which are preserved the bones of the Royalists captured by the Republicans in a battle fought near the spot in 1795.

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  • But the land was cursed with barrenness, and the oracle declared that Alcmaeon would never find rest until he reached a spot on which the sun had never shone at the time he slew his mother.

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  • Such a spot he found at the mouth of the river Achelous, where an island had recently been formed by the alluvial deposit; here he settled and, forgetting his wife Arsinoe, married Callirrhoe, the daughter of the river-god.

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  • He was buried, according to his own wish, at Lexington, where a statue and a memorial hall commemorate his connexion with the place; and on the spot where he was mortally wounded stands a plain granite pillar.

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  • JOHN 0' GROAT'S HOUSE, a spot on the north coast of Caithness, Scotland, 14 m.

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  • Meanwhile Thorfinn, with the rest of the venturers, sailed south "for a long time," till they reached a spot they called Hop, at the mouth of a river which flows from a lake into the sea (several estuaries near the southern extremity of Nova Scotia would do equally well here).

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  • Teplitz figures in the history of Wallenstein, and is also interesting as the spot where the monarchs of Austria, Russia and Prussia first signed the triple alliance against Napoleon in 1813.

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  • 3 In 1901, a boulder memorial was erected to the younger Mayhew on the West Tisbury road, between the village of that name and Edgartown, marking the spot where the missionary bade farewell to several hundred Indians.

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  • The upper part of the head and sides of the face are thickly marked with small black spots, and the rest of body is covered with rosettes, formed of rings of black spots, with a black spot in the centre, and ranged lengthwise along the body in five to seven rows on each side.

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  • behind, with a large buff spot near the tip. The nose and upper lip are light rufous brown.

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  • macularius, the " Peetweet," or Spotted Sandpiper, so called from its usual cry, or from the almost circular marks which spot its lower plumage.

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  • A statue of the Virgin stands on a rock projecting above the grotto, the walls of which are covered with crutches atld other votive offerings; the spot, which is resorted to by multitudes of pilgrims from all quarters of the world, is marked by a basilica built above the grotto and consecrated in 1876.

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  • In the following year Cartier sailed up the river as far as the Lachine Rapids, to the spot where Montreal now stands.

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  • Sometimes the abscess declares itself by a bulging at the surface, but if not an incision should be made through the belly-wall over the most tender spot, and a direct examination of the surface of the liver made.

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  • The current of water enters into the sub-pallial space at the spot marked e in fig.

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  • Near this spot, on the 17th of January 1885, a British force marching to the relief of General Gordon at Khartum was attacked by the Mahdists, who were repulsed.

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  • Port Said dates from 1859 and its situation was determined by the desire of the engineers of the Suez Canal to start the canal at the point on the Mediterranean coast of the isthmus of Suez nearest to deep water, and off the spot where Port Said now stands there was found a depth of 26 ft.

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  • This is the most bitterly criticized action in his career, but no one but the man on the spot can judge how it is necessary to handle a crowd; and in addition one of the princes, Abu Bukt, heir-apparent to the throne, had made himself notorious for cutting off the arms and legs of English children and pouring the blood into their mothers' mouths.

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  • softens a spot on a hardened carbon steel or chrome steel safe by simply heating it, so that as soon as it has again cooled he can drill through it and introduce his charge of dynamite.

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  • Even to this day Behar, where there are extensive remains of Buddhist buildings, remains a sacred spot in the eyes of the Chinese and other Buddhist nations.

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  • In the House of Representatives on the 22nd of December 1847 he introduced the "Spot Resolutions," which quoted statements in the president's messages of the 11th of May 1846 and the 7th and 8th of December that Mexican troops had invaded the territory of the United States, and asked the president to tell the precise "spot" of invasion; he made a speech on these resolutions in the House on the 12th of January 1848.

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  • The nest is of large size, built of sticks, lined with soft material and placed on a ledge of rock - a spot being chosen, and often occupied for many years, which is nearly always difficult of access.

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  • The spot was afterwards called the Athamanian plain (Apollodorus i.

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