Stand Sentence Examples

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  • He can't stand to sit around and do nothing.

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  • It was time to stand on her own two feet.

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  • I still don't know how you can stand that cold wind.

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  • If you don't stand up and demand a change, he'll keep on doing it.

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  • Yes. I just can't stand sitting around.

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  • I cannot stand it here.

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  • She moved away from Darkyn to stand in front of Gabriel, searching his gaze.

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  • The next one that whispers must come out and stand in the middle of the floor.

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  • When they paused on the bank, she could stand the pain no longer.

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  • I thought you might want to stand by.

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  • Stand up there holding Julie's hand.

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  • If you think you'd be happier with Claudette, I won't stand in your way, but I want to make it clear that I don't want you to go.

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  • As the man took her arm to help her stand, his haggard face appeared in yet another vision.

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  • Now stand up slowly.

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  • He helped her up and she tried to stand, but her legs felt like rubber.

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  • I should have moved away, but I couldn't stand to leave the ranch.

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  • They went to what had been a Nook sales stand in the center of the store and was blocked off for him.

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  • She watched him head for the barn and wondered how he could stand being out in the cold all day.

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  • Before she started to drift into an in-between place, she saw Darian stand and look around, awake for the first time in thousands of years.

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  • Lydia Larkin was bent over at the waist, hardly able to stand, clutching her mid-section.

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  • When only a child he liked to stand by the river and see the ships sailing past.

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  • Life did not stand still and it was necessary to live.

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  • I know you would stand beside me - maybe even in front of me with the intent of protecting me.

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  • Actually, it could stand a good washing and a paint job, but surely he didn't expect her to do that.

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  • He moved to stand beside her.

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  • Jackson picked her up by the throat and slammed her against a tree, "I should kill you where you stand, you filthy dog!"

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  • How can you stand her voice?

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  • No part of him wanted to stand on the sidelines, watching her struggle.

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  • Several of the original low brick buildings, built between 1816 and 1820r still stand.

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  • Me ordering a second helping of corn on the cob while dining at the Black Eyed Pea also increases demand for corn, but for doing so, I shouldn't stand trial for murder.

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  • After a few words of greeting, each candidate was directed to stand on either side of the raised platform.

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  • His eyes flashed, and she hurried to stand before him with her neck craned back to meet his gaze, toe-to-toe with the beast.

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  • You think I'd let you stand between me and my fate?

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  • She elbowed Romas away to stand before Kiera.

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  • Dean couldn't stand the suspense.

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  • Jackson managed to stand tall and keep eye contact, although, he was a breath away from begging for their lives.

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  • I can't stand this any-more—come on, let's put our feet in the brook!

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  • It was one thing to stand firm on the issue of casual sex, but this was the man she would be married to in less than two weeks.

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  • She was more than a one-night stand or a rerun.

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  • Except in hard rock, the top width of a cutting, and therefore the amount of material to be excavated, increases rapidly with the depth; hence if a cutting exceeds a certain depth, which varies with the particular circumstances, it may be more economical, instead of forming the sides at the slope at which the material of which they are composed will stand, to make them nearly vertical and support the soil with a retaining wall, or to bore a tunnel.

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  • We should never stand upon ceremony with sincerity.

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  • At midnight, when there was a moon, I sometimes met with hounds in my path prowling about the woods, which would skulk out of my way, as if afraid, and stand silent amid the bushes till I had passed.

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  • What does Africa--what does the West stand for?

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  • And my father cannot stand this.

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  • But not only was it impossible to make out what was happening from where he was standing down below, or from the knoll above on which some of his generals had taken their stand, but even from the fleches themselves--in which by this time there were now Russian and now French soldiers, alternately or together, dead, wounded, alive, frightened, or maddened-- even at those fleches themselves it was impossible to make out what was taking place.

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  • The French were making a stand there behind a wattle fence in a garden thickly overgrown with bushes and were firing at the Cossacks who crowded at the gateway.

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  • They understood that the saddles and Junot's spoon might be of some use, but that cold and hungry soldiers should have to stand and guard equally cold and hungry Russians who froze and lagged behind on the road (in which case the order was to shoot them) was not merely incomprehensible but revolting.

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  • Which means, what happened between you and this Gabriel was more than a one night stand.

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  • She nodded and moved forward to stand beside him, leaning her hips against the railing.

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  • As usual, the next stop filled the train, and she looked with some irritation at a five-year-old who shoved by her legs to stand next to the window beside her.

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  • Whoever it was he was to protect, even his promise to Gabriel wouldn't stand in his way of revenge.

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  • She winced and pulled the towel free then turned on the water as hot as she could stand.

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  • She drank the caramel liquid too fast and was soon too dizzy to stand.

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  • He stood far enough away that she had to stand and walk a step to reach him.

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  • Another boom, another flash of light outside the window, another shudder as the building struggled to stand upright.

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  • She shifted from her seat in the cave to stand at the edge of the cave, furious at him for leaving her in a small

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  • She bent down to pick up a yet unscathed pillow, startled to stand and see Rhyn had changed to his human form.

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  • She could paint anywhere, and her life was otherwise so unfulfilling, Evelyn didn't know how she could stand it.

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  • Any darker color, and she would stand out even more.

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  • On her walks at Lover's Lane near Evelyn's row house, she'd often seen couples entranced by the rhythmic movement of waves stand at a railing, the man's arms wrapped around the woman in front of him, his chin on her head.

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  • The youth showed her how to stand and hold the weapon while the eldest watched with a sharp eye.

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  • Ne'Rin only came for her once during the third day, to bring her to stand by him while he received visitors.

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  • A'Ran retrieved one sword from its stand, flipped it in the air, and caught the blade.

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  • She took in his beautiful body as he crossed to place her sword in the sword stand.

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  • He ceased walking and gripped her by both arms, maneuvering her to stand before him.

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  • When the evening moved into night, nishani appeared too sleepy to stand and took a seat beside D'Ryn.

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  • So's I can stand out of the way while he does what he's going to do anyway, small town hick that I am.

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  • His ego just can't stand the fact that it was Edith who took the hike and not him.

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  • But Ryland couldn't stand the silence.

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  • Couldn't stand the height.

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  • Fred O'Connor is busy making a list and checking it twice as we stand here.

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  • If there's anything I can't stand it's tutti-fruitti coffee.

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  • No trouble guessing where you stand with Miss Mulligan.

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  • He did not offer seats, nor did he stand.

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  • She picked up a piece of sheet music from the stand and could see it required a far greater command of the piano than he was exhibiting.

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  • It was one thing to covertly admire Alex, but quite another to stand here discussing him as though he were high dollar merchandise at a low bid auction... and why was Katie so concerned?

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  • Carmen, I want to marry you in the worst way, but if you think I'm going to be the kind of man to stand back while my woman flirts with another man, you're sadly mistaken.

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  • It was ridiculous to stand here, trying to match wits with such a polished salesman.

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  • She tried to stand, but the pain was excruciating.

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  • Don't let me stand in your way.

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  • Frankly, I don't think either of us can stand up to this kind of pressure.

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  • I couldn't stand to love a child and lose it.

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  • He backed up a few feet and stopped, lowering his head and growling in a way that made the hair on the back of her neck stand on end.

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  • Saddened, she made an effort to stand on her own legs.

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  • These men hate you and everything you stand for.

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  • She couldn't stand, not with her frozen body, and she rolled onto her back, out of the water.

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  • But if we stand here talking, we're not gonna find her.

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  • Go stand by Dan and keep quiet.

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  • Katie watched him stand with effort.

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  • Rhyn sensed there was more to Gabriel's thought, but he wasn't about to stand around talking when Katie was out there somewhere, being stalked by Death.

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  • Kris said.  He strode past Rhyn to stand before Death.

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  • The red would stand out.

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  • Byrne's description was far too common to stand out but no one recalled a man hurriedly leaving the city in the middle of the night, Tuesday-Wednesday.

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  • If you believe in them so much, why don't you stand up for them?

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  • Occasionally he would stand and bark.

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  • Instantly she rolled over and tried to stand.

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  • I don't think I can stand another night.

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  • I don't think I could stand it if the mother changed her mind.

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  • She obliged and he led her across the barn, telling her to stand still for a minute.

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  • We've lost one child already and I don't think I could stand losing Jonathan as well.

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  • She wouldn't stand under that tree and say good-by to the only child she would ever have.

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  • No one would stand in the way of a White God, even an abusive, power-hungry father.

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  • I just … I can't stand it here.

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  • She'd never let fear stand between her and a mission.

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  • Jenn asked, startled as the Oracle pushed her aside to stand before Xander.

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  • Neither her son nor her brother will stand by him.

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  • Honestly, Carmen, if you don't take a stand, he's going to control you all your life.

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  • Maybe he was simply so average that he didn't stand out – except for his height.

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  • In any case, I wouldn't want to stand in the way of romance.

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  • It won't hurt if you'd stand still.

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  • If she was ever going to stand up for herself, it had to start right now.

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  • When he finally found a print, it made the hair on the back of his neck stand up – dogs.

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  • She rose and opened the window, but a breeze didn't stand a chance with the forest surrounding the cabin.

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  • How could he stand the cold?

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  • Seriously, I don't know how you stand the heat.

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  • Out there in the woods lay a multitude of plants she wanted to see, and no slithering reptile was going to stand in her way.

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  • Sometime you're going to have to learn to stand up for what you want instead of letting your father take care of everything for you.

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  • The next time we stand here, you will have marched through his streets with my army at your back and claimed his life.

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  • The sudden release of the pressure built up over a lifetime made her too weak to stand.

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  • Nothing can stand between Xander and victory.

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  • Nothing will stand between Xander and turning the worlds into this level of destruction.

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  • It made the hair on her forearms stand up.

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  • I can't stand all the right angles in here, by the way.

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  • How can you stand that?

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  • The photographer coached Xander how to stand.

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  • It filled the apartment and made the hair on her arms stand on end.

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  • I can't stand physical fighting, she ordered.

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  • The counter was stacked with books, and there was a single chair behind the stand for him to sit and sign.

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  • Rendered breathless, Jessi wasn't certain she'd be able to stand on her own, if he walked away too fast.

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  • Jessi braced herself against the counter, not certain she was able to stand on her own.

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  • You just decided to sit on the beach and watch the man you can't stand.

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  • What if he wouldn't exchange his precious necklace for a one-night stand?

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  • I'm not a one-night stand kind of girl.

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  • Jessi's phone vibrated from its place on the stand beside the chair.

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  • Was she really a one night stand and science experiment he enjoyed toying with, like she told Damian?

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  • Jessi wasn't going to stand on the sideline when it came to her cousin.

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  • But, further, every attempt to think clearly what those relations are, what we really mean, if we talk of a fixed order of events, forces upon us the necessity of thinking also that the different things which stand in relations or the different phases which follow each other cannot be merely externally strung together or moved about by some indefinable external power, in the form of some predestination or inexorable fate.

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  • The things themselves which exist and their changing phases must stand in some internal connexion; they themselves must be active or passive, capable of doing or suffering.

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  • The liquid is precipitated by alcohol, and the washed and dried precipitate is then dissolved in water and allowed to stand, when the salt separates in dark-coloured crystals.

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  • In Inishmore there stand, on a cliff 220 ft.

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  • The slogan of the team is, "Stand fast. No matter what!"

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  • The directors were determined "to stand forth as diwan, and take upon themselves by their own servants the entire management of the revenues."

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  • His pecuniary bargains with Shuja-ud-Dowlah, the nawab wazir of Oudh, stand on a different basis.

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  • At the extreme north-eastern end of the lake, on an islet which, when the water is low, becomes part of the mainland, stand the imposing ruins of Kilchurn Castle.

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  • Two miles north-west of Callander is the Pass of Leny, "the gate of the Highlands," and farther in the same direction is Loch Lubnaig, on the shores of which stand the ruins of St Bride's chapel.

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  • Three names stand out in this 1 Ouvres, ix.

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  • Certain features - the high physical courage, the impulsive energy, the fervid imagination - stand out clear; beyond that disagreement begins.

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  • It is divided between some twenty firms. The premises of Bass's brewery extend over Soo acres, while Allsopp's stand next; upwards of 5000 hands are employed in all, and many miles of railways owned by the firms cross the streets in all directions on the level, and connect with the lines of the railway companies.

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  • His bouts of pleasure gradually weakened his constitution; a severe colic, which seized him on the march of the army against Hamadan, was checked by remedies so violent that Avicenna could scarcely stand.

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  • The principles are the same as those applied to low-pressure work, but all fittings and appliances must, of course, be made to stand the higher strain to which they are subjected.

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  • The result is very satisfactory and will stand heavy water pressure.

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  • In one sense tt may be said to stand to theological literature in Scotland in something of the same position as that occupied by the Canon Mirificus with respect to the scientific literature, for it is the first published original work relating to theological interpretation, and is quite without a predecessor in its own field.

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  • It used to be customary among Presbyterians to stand during public prayer, and to remain seated during the acts of praise, but this peculiarity is no longer maintained.

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  • Each candidate must make, at least five days before the elections, a declaration setting forth in what constituency he intends to stand.

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  • He may only stand for one, and all votes given for him in any other than that specified in the declaration are void.

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  • A series of fresh depositions were sent in against her, and in June 1679 it was decided that she must stand her trial; but she was protected by the king, who in this instance showed unusual chivalry and earned her gratitude.

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  • Especially striking are the huge pillars, of which a number still stand erect.

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  • Fairbairn, " Plato's arguments for immortality, isolated, modernized, may be feeble, even valueless, but allowed to stand where and as he himself puts them, they have an altogether different worth.

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  • Their summits stand out gaunt and lonely in an unbroken solitude.

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  • The birds of Australia in their number and variety of species may be deemed some compensation for its poverty of mammals; yet it will not stand comparison in this respect with regions of Africa and South America in the same latitudes.

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  • Thus, among some tribes of Western Australia the penalty for abducting another's wife was to stand with leg extended while each male of the tribe stuck his spear into it.

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  • Thus he came at length to stand on the verge of the Indian Ocean; " gazing upon it," a writer has said, " with as much delight as Balboa, when he crossed the Isthmus of Darien from the Atlantic to the Pacific."

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  • The country is covered with limestone in many parts, and large isolated bluffs of this formation stand up in the plains both on the eastern and the western slopes.

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  • His command of the art is such that his plays read like original works, and it may be at least said that some of his characters stand out so vividly from his canvas that they have ever since served as representatives of certain types of humanity, e.g.

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  • The walls still stand at many of the angles with a height of from 40 to 50 ft., and indicate an original elevation of several storeys, perhaps six or seven.

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  • Good building materials are obtained from many of the rocks of the country, among which the Raialo limestone (a fine-grained crystalline marble) and the Jaisalmer limestone stand pre-eminent.

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  • The ship is then stopped, and the cable gradually hove up towards the surface; but in deep water, unless it has been caught near a loose end, the cable will break on the grapnel before it reaches the surface, as the catenary strain on the bight will be greater than it will stand.

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  • A secondary industry is the raising of goats, which are able to stand neglect and a scanty food supply.

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  • Throughout the region north of the Apennines no plants will thrive which cannot stand occasional severe frosts in winter, so that not only oranges and lemons but even the olive tree cannot be grown, except in specially favoured situations.

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  • The quality, too, owing to bad weather at the time of vintage, was not good; Italian wine, indeed, never is sufficiently good to compete with the best wines of other countries, especially France (thotigh there is more opening for Italian wines of the Bordeaux and,Burgundy type); nor will many kinds of it stand keeping, partly owing to their natural qualities and partly to the insufficient care devoted to their preparation.

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  • Let us stand upon realities - upon facts!

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  • Of course the cosmological argument is rarely or never left to stand quite alone.

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  • Hickson considers that the families Milleporidae and Stylasteridae should stand quite apart from one another and should not be united in one order.

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  • He will eliminate foreign accretions, that the gospel of Christ may stand forth in its native purity, and that Christ Himself may in all things have the pre-eminence.

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  • It is, however, fair to state that his system was not built entirely upon these muscular variations, but rather upon a more laborious combination of anatomical characters, which were so selected that they presumably could not stand in direct correlation with each other, notably the oil-gland, caeca, carotids, nasal bones and above all, the muscles of the thigh.

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  • A notable method of borrowing power from another magic-wielding agency is simply to breathe its name in connexion with the spell that stands in need of reinforcement; as the name suggests its owner, so it comes to stand for his real presence.

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  • A day's journey beyond this, on the Syrian side, stand the remains of ancient Sura, a frontier fortress of the Romans against the Parthians; 20 m.

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  • Between Salahiya and Deir, on an old canal, known in Arabic times as Said, leaving the Euphrates a little below Deir and rejoining it above Salahiya, stand the almost more picturesque ruins of the once important Arabic fortress of Rahba.

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  • The castle and barracks, occupied by an Austrian garrison, stand on a cliff commanding a fine view of the city.

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  • Several of these features stand out very clearly in Norman history.

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  • The two ambones in the cathedral of Salerno, which are different in design, are magnificent in effect and are enriched with sculpture as well as with mosaic. In the gospel ambo in the cathedral of Ravello (1272), and also in that of the convent of the Trinita della Cava near Salerno, the spiral columns inlaid with mosaic stand on the backs of lions.

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  • Two very small families of aquatic beetles seem to stand at the base of the series, the Amphizoidae, whose larvae are broad and well armoured with FIG.

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  • A Runic sculptured stone, believed to be of the 8th century, and the old town cross stand in High Street, but the great cattle fair, for which Crieff was once famous, was removed to Falkirk in 1770.

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  • Further, while the genius of Aquinas was constructive, that of Duns Scotus was destructive; Aquinas was a philosopher, Duns a critic. The latter has been said to stand to the former in the relation of Kant to Leibnitz.

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  • Out of these have grown large factories, employing as many as 10,000 to 12,000 men each; but when harvest comes round, these men leave the factories and repair to their fields, and meantime the factories stand still for two or three months.

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  • Sometimes, as on the Central London railway, the acceleration of gravity is also utilized; the different stations stand, as it were, on the top of a hill, so that outgoing trains are aided at the start by having a slope to run down, while incoming ones are checked by the rising gradient they encounter.

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  • We stand on safer ground when we come to Elijah's bold intervention on behalf of righteousness when he declared in the name of Yahweh the divine judgment on Ahab and his house for the judicial murder of Naboth.

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  • The outer faces of the walls are strengthened by square buttresses built out at intervals of 60 yds., and on the summits of these stand the guard-houses for the troops on duty.

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  • In the eastern and western portions of this city are situated the residences of the highest dignitaries of the empire; while beyond its confines on the south stand the offices of the six of f icial boards which direct the affairs of the eighteen provinces.

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  • There the tablets of "the soul of the most holy ancestral teacher, Confucius," and of his ten principal disciples stand as objects of worship for their countless followers.

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  • In the south-eastern portion of the Tatar city used to stand the observatory, which was built by order of Kublai Khan in 1296.

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  • At the election of 1904 an amendment was adopted which provides that whenever 10% of the voters of the state, as shown by the votes of the last preceding election, express a wish that any law or resolution of the legislature shall be submitted to the people, the Act or Resolve shall be voted on at the next election of the state or county officers, and if a majority of the voters approve the measure it shall stand; otherwise, it shall become void.

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  • The sarcophagus of Galla Placidia has, like the two others that stand here, been despoiled of its contents.

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  • Thirteen churches, including the Troitskiy (Trinity) and Uspenskiy cathedrals, a bell-tower, a theological academy, various buildings for monks and pilgrims, and a hospital stand within the precincts, which are two-thirds of a mile in circuit.

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  • The chemical symbols stand for quantities measured in grammes, and heat-evolution is reckoned as positive, heat-absorption as negative.

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  • Not far away stand the ruins of the old castle of Dunphail.

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  • The epic of Gudrun is not unworthy to stand beside the greater Nibelungenlied, and it has been aptly compared with it as the Odyssey to the Iliad.

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  • It is the work of rebuilding and reorganization, of social and of religious reforms, which we encounter in the last pages of biblical history, and in the records of Ezra and Nehemiah we stand in Jerusalem in the very centre of epoch-making events.

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  • So Herod was summoned to stand his trial.

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  • The delights of love are made to stand for the raptures of union with the divine, the tavern symbolizes an oratory, and intoxication is the bewilderment of sense before the surpassing vision.

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  • Structurally, the folds of this region are of ancient date; but the area is crossed by a series of depressions formed by faults, and the intervening strips, which have not been depressed to the same extent, now stand up as mountain ranges.

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  • It amounts to this, that Asiatics stand on a higher level than the natives of Africa or America, but do not possess the special material civilization of western Europe.

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  • In the centre of the town stand the Place de la Republique, a spacious square overlooked by the hotel de ville, the museum, and the old cathedral of St Trophime, the finest Romanesque church in Provence.

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  • Armillary spheres occur in many old sculptures, paintings and engravings; and from these sources we know that they were made for suspension, for resting on the ground or on a table, for holding by a short handle, or either for holding or for resting on a stand.

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  • England's commercial relations with Charles V.'s subjects in the Netherlands put war with the emperor almost out of the question; and cool observers thought that England's obvious policy was to stand by while the two rivals enfeebled each other, and then make her own profit out of their weakness.

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  • Being greatly outnumbered, Howe had to stand on the defensive, but he baffled the French admiral at Sandy Hook, and defeated his attempt to take Newport in Rhode Island by a fine combination of caution and calculated daring.

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  • Five years later, however, fearing lest his brother might stand in the way of his heir, the infant prince Stephen, Coloman imprisoned Almos and his son Bela in a monastery and had them blinded.

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  • It is merely a hasty compilation intended to stand side by side with the Getica.2 2.

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  • If attacked, however, in a competent manner, they would not stand; and afterwards, in conflict with the British, whole masses of them behaved in a dastardly manner.

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  • German stamps were introduced from Berlin; the occupied towns were garrisoned by the Landwehr; and requisitions on a large scale were demanded, and paid for in cheques which, at the close of the war, were to be honoured by whichever side should stand in the unpleasant position of the conquered.

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  • Hardwick Hall is a very perfect example of Elizabethan building; ruins of the old Tudor hall stand near by.

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  • Where the trees are trained as pyramids or columns they may stand 8 or 10 ft.

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  • If you intend to preserve seed, then the second crop must be let stand till it come to a full and dead ripeness, and you shall have at the least five bushels per acre.

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  • Be this as it may, enthusiastic as he was for a new logic that might give certainty to moral and social conclusions, Mill was no less resolute that the new logic should stand in no antagonism to the old.

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  • In 1865 he agreed to stand as parliamentary candidate for Westminster, on conditions strictly in accordance with his principles.

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  • They stand or fall by the strength of the evidence for or against them.

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  • The large cones stand erect on the branches, are cylindrical in shape, and have long bracts, the curved points of which project beyond the scales.

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  • In the more southern parts of the island it often reaches a height of 90 ft., and specimens exist considerably above that size; but the young shoots are apt to be injured in severe winters, and the tree on light soils is also hurt by long droughts, so that it usually presents a ragged appearance; though, in the distance, the lofty top and horizontal boughs sometimes stand out in most picturesque relief above the rounded summits of the neighbouring trees.

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  • It ought properly to stand as first book at the beginning.

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  • Facing the castle, on the western side of the pill, stand the considerable remains of Monkton Priory, a Benediction house founded by Earl William Marshal as a cell to the abbey of Seez or Sayes in Normandy, but under Henry VI.

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  • Only by degrees did the events of the 19th of Brumaire stand out in their real significance; for the new consuls, installed at the Luxemburg palace, and somewhat later at the Tuileries, took care that the new constitution, which they along with the two commissions were now secretly drawing up, should not be promulgated until Paris and France had settled down to the ordinary life of pleasure and toil.

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  • Napoleon began to suspect his father-in-law, and still more the Austrian chancellor, Metternich; but instead of humouring them, he resolved to stand firm.

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  • He created Adam and Eve, but was unable to make them stand upright, whereupon Hibil, Shithil and Anosh were sent by the First Life to infuse into their forms spirit from Mana rabba himself.

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  • It is true that Cuchulinn seems to stand in a special relation to the Tuatha De Danann leader, the god Lug, but in primitive societies there is always a tendency to ascribe a divine parentage to men who stand out pre-eminently in prowess beyond their fellows.

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  • Consequently the modern order Aptera comprises only a very small proportion of Linnaeus's " Aptera " - the spring-tails and bristle-tails, wingless Hexapoda that stand evidently at a lower grade of development than the bulk of the class.

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  • The Hemiptera, with their piercing mandibles and first maxillae and with their second maxillae fused to form a jointed beak, stand far apart from them.

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  • The Neuroptera, with their similar foreand hind-wings and their campodeiform larvae, seem to stand nearest to the presumed isopteroid ancestry, but the imago and larva are often specialized.

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  • Like Gloger, Sundevall in his ideal system separated the true passerines from all other birds, calling them Volucres; but he took a step further, for he assigned to them the highest rank, wherein nearly every recent authority agrees with him; out of them, however, he chose the thrushes and warblers to stand first as his ideal " Centrum " - a selection which, though in the opinion of the present writer erroneous, is still largely followed.

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  • Between pure being and substances stand the ideas or forms, which subsist, though they are not substances.

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  • The highlands of Daghestan were for many years the stronghold of the Circassians in their struggle against Russia, especially under the leadership of Shamyl, whose last stand was made on the steep mountain fastness of Gunib, 74 m.

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  • In the centre of this gallery stand the four colossal bronze horses which belonged to some Graeco-Roman triumphal quadriga, and were brought to Venice by the Doge Enrico Dandolo after the fall of Constantinople in 1204; they were carried off by Napoleon to Paris in 1797, and restored by Francis of Austria in 1815.

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  • By the side of the sea in the piazzetta, on to which the west facade of the ducal palace faces, stand two ancient columns of Egyptian granite, one red and the other grey.

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  • The whole design was modified in 1688 so as to represent a triumphal arch in honour of Morosini Peloponnesiaco, who brought from Athens to Venice the four lions in Pentelic marble which now stand before the gate.

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  • How these works stand related to one another can only be determined by internal evidence.

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  • The beautiful Public Garden and the finest residential quarter of the city - the Back Bay, so called from that inner harbour from whose waters it was reclaimed (1856-1886) - stand on what was once the narrowest, but to-day is the widest and fairest portion of the original site.

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  • Thus a tenant for years, or even from year to year only, may stand in his turn as landlord to another tenant.

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  • At one time, indeed, he found Lavoisier's views so specious that he was much inclined to accept them, but he overcame this wavering, and so late as 1800 he wrote to the Rev. Theophilus Lindsey (1723-1808), "I have well considered all that my opponents have advanced and feel perfectly confident of the ground I stand upon....

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  • Thus if a person holds futures for 10,000 bales which stood at 5.20 on the last settlement day and now stand at 5.30, and in the course of the previous week has sold 5000 bales of " futures " at 5.1 o, he receives 10,000 X - i ce o d.

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  • Of the miracles of Jesus, Bushnell says, " The character of Jesus is ever shining with and through them, in clear self-evidence leaving them never to stand as raw wonders only of might, but covering them with glory as tokens of a heavenly love, and acts that only suit the proportions of His personal greatness and majesty " (Nature and the Supernatural, p. 364).

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  • The flowers, which are borne in the leaf-axils at the ends of the stem, are very handsome, the six, generally narrow, petals are bent back and stand erect, and are a rich orange yellow or red in colour; the six stamens project more or less horizontally from the place of insertion of the petals.

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  • During those fifteen years the kingdom of Jerusalem was agitated by a struggle between the native barons, championing the principle that sovereignty resided in the collective baronage, and taking their stand on the assizes, and Frederick II., claiming sovereignty for himself, and opposing to the assizes the feudal law of Sicily.

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  • They will frequently refuse to work for a wage when they most stand in need of cash, and yet at the invitation of one who is their friend they will toil unremittingly without any thought of reward.

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  • With these feelings he consented in May 1824 to stand for the vicepresidency on the Crawford ticket.

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  • Here were the altar of Athena Areia and two stones, the Mhos "Tf3pewws, on which the accuser, and the XLOo 'AvatSetas, on which the accused, took their stand.

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  • With regard to the buildings on the east end of the Acropolis, where the present museums stand, no certainty exists; among the many statues here were those of Xanthippus, the father of Pericles, and of Anacreon.

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  • Servilius Caepio 1 declared that the treasury could not stand the strain, and Saturninus's own colleagues interposed their veto.

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  • By reduction, the double linkages become saturated, and compounds result which stand in much about the same relation to the original nucleus as hexamethylene does to benzene.

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  • Sometimes it is necessary to allow the solution to stand for a considerable time either in the warm or cold or in the light or dark; to work with cold solutions and then boil; or to use boiling solutions of both the substance and reagent.

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  • Wagner's earlier works have too long been treated as if they represented the pure and healthy childhood of his later ideal; as if Lohengrin stood to Parsifal as Haydn, Mozart and early Beethoven stand to Beethoven's last quartets.

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  • But the more serious difficulties which to many minds still stand in the way of the acceptance of the epistle have come from the developed phase of Pauline theology which it shows, and from the general background and atmosphere of the underlying system of thought, in which the absence of the well-known earlier controversies is remarkable, while some things suggest the thought of John and a later age.

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  • At the entrance to the mountain Mashu, scorpion-men stand guard, from one of whom he receives advice as to how to pass through the Mashu district.

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  • Alloa Park, the seat of the earl of Mar and Kellie, is in the immediate vicinity, and in its grounds stand the ruins of Alloa Tower, an ancient structure 89 ft.

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  • Ch is always to be sounded as in church, g is always hard; y always represents a consonant; whilst kh and gh stand for gutturals.

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  • Larger globes are usually on a stand the top of which supports an artificial horizon.

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  • This arrangement was adopted, not for the purpose of fraudulently selling bad material under cover of the better exterior, but in order that the outside of the roll should be composed of that which would best stand wear and tear.

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  • The ruins of the castle built in 1600 by Patrick Stewart, earl of Orkney, stand at the east end of the bay and are in good preservation.

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  • This to a certain extent is doubtless true, as in the case of the chapel of Santa Priscilla, where the altar or stone coffin of a martyr remains, with a small platform behind it for the priest or bishop to stand upon.

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  • The greater part of the tombs stand on either side of the galleries in square recesses (like the table-tombs of the Roman catacombs), and are rudely fashioned to imitate sarcophagi.

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  • In some instances arm-chairs, carved out of the living rock, stand between the doors of the chambers, and the walls above are decorated with the semblance of suspended shields.

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  • Sargent estimated in 1884 that the stand of short-leaf and long-leaf pines aggregated respectively 21,625 and 26,558 million feet.

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  • Marching always ready to fight wherever his enemy might stand or move to meet him, his mind was relieved from all the hesitations which necessarily arise in men less confident in the security of their designs.

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  • The low surrounding hills are richly wooded, and a number of country seats stand upon them.

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  • These beds, as well as the Cretaceous series, from which they are as yet only imperfectly distinguished, are associated with sheets of basalt, which penetrate them in great dikes, and in some places, owing to the wearing away of the softer sedimentary rocks, stand out in long walls running across the beds.

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  • This iron is considered by several of the first authorities"on the subject to be of meteoric origin,' but no evidence hitherto given seems to prove decisively that it cannot be telluric. That the nodules found were lying on gneissic rock, with no basaltic rocks in the neighbourhood, does not prove that the iron may not originate from basalt, for the nodules may have been transported by the glaciers, like other erratic blocks, and will stand erosion much longer than the basalt, which may long ago have disappeared.

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  • The scanty remains of Blantyre Priory, founded towards the close of the 13th century, stand on the left bank of the Clyde, almost opposite the beautiful ruins of Bothwell Castle.

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  • Further, the ocean and the atmosphere stand in equilibrium with each other; if there is excess of carbonic acid anywhere in the sea it is absorbed by the atmosphere and vice versa, and so also with the oxygen.

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  • Here Ney was directed to make a firm stand; but, ascertaining that the Portuguese were at Coimbra and the bridge there broken, and fearing to be cut off also from Murcella, he burnt Condeixa, and marched to Cazal Nova.

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  • If an aqueous solution of methyl acetate be allowed to stand, a slow decomposition goes on.

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  • Behind the citadel, and along its glacis on the southern side, are the gardens of Kalemegdan, commanding a famous view across the river; behind Kalemegdan comes Belgrade itself, a city of white houses, among which a few great public buildings, like the high school, national bank, national theatre and the so-called New Palace, stand forth prominently.

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  • The admirals, therefore, decided to stand into the bay and anchor among the Egyptian and Turkish ships.

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  • It is then coagulated by the addition of an acid liquid, acetic acid or lime juice being generally employed, and the mixture allowed to stand.

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  • This is then poured into the hollowed-out trunk of a tree, where it is allowed to stand covered with palm leaves for about a fortnight.

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  • Under certain conditions, as when latex is allowed to stand or is centrifugalized, a cream is obtained consisting of the liquid globules, which may be washed free from proteid without change, but, either by mechanical agitation or by the addition of acid or other chemical agent, the liquid gradually solidifies to a mass of solid caoutchouc. The phenomenon therefore resembles the change known to the chemist as polymerization, by which through molecular aggregation a liquid may pass into a solid without change in its empirical composition.

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  • When this volatile liquid hydrocarbon (isoprene) is allowed ro stand for some time in a closed bottle, it gradually passes into a substance having the principal properties of natural caoutchouc. The same change of isoprene into caoutchouc may also be effected by the action of certain chemical agents.

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  • The flowers are arranged in racemes without bracts; during the life of the flower its stalk continues to grow so that the open flowers of an inflorescence stand on a level (that is, are corymbose).

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  • Obviously, the reference to the Chaldaeans as a divine instrument could not then stand in its present place, and it is accordingly regarded as a misplaced earlier prophecy.

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  • They stand north of the modern mansion, but, with the exception of a beautiful pointed arch portal, are of small importance.

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  • The grand stand was erected in 17 77, but there are several additional stands.

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  • Races have long been held at Doncaster, and there was a stand on the course before the year 1615.

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  • In 1904 although not actively a candidate for the Democratic nomination (which eventually went to Judge Parker), he was to the very last considered a possible nominee; and he strenuously opposed in the convention the repudiation by the conservative element of the stand taken in the two previous campaigns.

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  • Thus, at the time of the Gracchi, these equites-publicani formed a close financial corporation of about 30,000 members, holding an intermediate position between the nobility and the lower classes, keenly alive to their own interests, and ready to stand by one another when attacked.

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  • The Pantopoda stand in the same relation to Limulus and Scorpio that Cyamus holds to the thoracostracous Crustacea.

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  • The Epectinate Arachnids do not stand so close to the aquatic ancestors of the Embolobranchia as do the Pectiniferous scorpions.

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  • At the same time we are not justified in supposing that the scorpions stand in any way as an intermediate grade between any of the existing Epectinata and the Delobranchia.

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  • As regards the Philistines, it is impossible to lay much weight on the statement of Chronicles, unsupported as it is by the older history, and in Joel the Philistines plainly stand in one category with the Phoenicians, as slave dealers, not as armed foes.

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  • To Neolithic man, still perhaps represented by some of the more light-coloured and more regularfeatured Polynesian groups, may therefore not unreasonably be attributed these astonishing remains, which assume so many different forms according to the nature of the locality, but seem generally so out of proportion with the present restricted areas on which they stand.

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  • In Ponape the remains are of a somewhat similar character, but on a much larger scale, and with this difference, that while those of Lele all stand on the land, those of Ponape are built in the water.

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  • This solution is allowed to stand for some time (in order that any calcium sulphate and basic ferric sulphate may separate), and is then evaporated until ferrous sulphate crystallizes on cooling; it is then drawn off and evaporated until it attains a specific gravity of 1.40.

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  • It is now allowed to stand for some time, decanted from any sediment, and finally mixed with the calculated quantity of potassium sulphate (or if ammonium alum is required, with ammonium sulphate), well agitated, and the alum is thrown down as a finely-divided precipitate of alum meal.

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  • In the preparation of alum from clays or from bauxite, the material is gently calcined, then mixed with sulphuric acid and heated gradually to boiling; it is allowed to stand for some time, the clear solution drawn off and mixed with acid potassium sulphate and allowed to crystallize.

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  • It was one of the chief towns of the kingdom of Trebizond and of the Seljuks, one of whose sultans, Kaikobad I., enriched it with fine buildings and restored the castle, which was thus enabled to stand a seven months' siege by Timur.

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  • The cliff is cut away all round these immense sepulchres so that they stand free.

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  • On the lawn near the cathedral stand two of the earliest larches grown in Great Britain, having been introduced from Tirol by the 2nd duke in 1738.

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  • The immense mud ramparts still stand.

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  • Two names stand apart from the others of the century - Raimon Lull (1234-1315) and Roger Bacon (1214-1294).

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  • The inevitable consequence of this rupture was the Teutonizing of the western branch of the great Slav family, which, no longer able to stand alone, and cut off from both Rome and Constantinople, was forced, in self-defence, to take Christianity, and civilization along with it, from Germany.

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  • Meanwhile the new Austrian empire had failed to stand the test of international complications.

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  • The next three literary periods stand in special relationship to one another, and are sometimes regarded as the same.

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  • Let i denote a definite region of space; and let a, b, &c., stand for definite parts of i.

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  • A period of mathematical stagnation then appears to have possessed the Indian mind for an interval of several centuries, for the works of the next author of any moment stand but little in advance of Brahmagupta.

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  • At the Vatican Council of 1870 episcopacy made its last stand against papalism, and was vanquished.

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  • This instance does not stand the test of criticism.

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  • Stories of tailless kittens, puppies and calves, born from parents one of whom had been thus injured, are abundant, but they have hitherto entirely failed to stand before examination.

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  • In the application to sound, where we know what we are dealing with, the matter is simple enough in principle, although mathematical difficulties would often stand in the way of the calculations we might wish to make.

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  • Since the dimensions of T are supposed to be very small in com d parison with X, the factor dy (--) is sensibly constant; so that, if Z stand for the mean value of Z over the volume T, we may write TZ y d e T ?

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  • At the same time it is clear that the two collections do not stand on quite the same footing.

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  • When the solution in the strong acid is allowed to stand, some nitric acid is first evolved, and as the temperature rises this is followed by a general decomposition of the substance, though not necessarily an explosive one.

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  • In 397 Syracuse had to stand a siege from the Carthaginians under Himilco, who took up his quarters at the Olympieum, but his troops in the marshes below suffered from pestilence, and a masterly combined attack by land and sea by Dionysius ended in his utter defeat.

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  • If further selection be made from the large body of miscellaneous poems, the comic poem on the physician Andro Kennedy may stand out as one of the best contributions to medieval Goliardic literature; The Two Mariit Wemen and the Wedo, as one of the richest and most effective pastiches in the older alliterative style, then used by the Scottish Chaucerians for burlesque purposes; Done is a battell on the Dragon Blak, for religious feeling expressed in melodious verse; and the well-known Lament for the Makaris.

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  • Two eminent names stand in the first rank as leaders of the two earliest schools of medicine which arose in Alexandria, Herophilus and Erasistratus.

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  • At this junction stand the Royal Exchange, the Mansion House (the official residence of the Lord Mayor of London) and the Bank of England, from which this important point in the communications of London is commonly known as " Bank."

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  • The Royal Courts of Justice or Law Courts stand adjacent to the Inns of Court, facing the Strand at the point where a memorial marks the site of Old Temple Bar (1672), at the entrance to the City, removed in 1878 and later re-erected at Theobald's Park, near Cheshunt, Hertfordshire.

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  • In some places where the Roman wall is not to be seen there still exist pieces of the old wall that stand upon Roman foundations.

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  • Besides those who came on business there were gallants dressed in fashionable finery, so that it was worth the tailor's while to stand behind a pillar and fill his table-books with notes.

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  • Previous deputies had addressed the king on their bended knees, whereas the representatives of the Catholics had been permitted to stand.

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  • Amyraut consented to be orator only if the assembly authorized him to stand.

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  • When the mineral does not stand well in the pillar it will be necessary to erect a line of timbers with lagging so as to sheathe the under-side of the pillar and prevent level '/?//?

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  • This plan has the advantage of requiring little or no timbering when the mineral is strong enough to stand well in the pillars and when the hanging wall is good.

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  • This method has the advantage of permitting the ore to be sent to the surface as fast as it is mined instead of being left for some months in the stopes for the men to stand upon.

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  • A and B are pear-shaped glass vessels connected by a long narrow india-rubber tube, which must be sufficiently strong in the body (or strengthened by a linen coating) to stand an outward pressure of 1 to 2 atmospheres.

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  • Shrines and temples line the river banks, and some stand even in the river.

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  • Early in his ministry he was "brought to a stand" while lecturing on the "Shorter Catechism" by the question "How doth Christ execute the office of a king ?"

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  • As usually happens when a new class of antiquities is announced, it was soon found that the " Hamathite " inscriptions did not stand alone.

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  • Beginning in the bosom of prophecy, and steadily differentiating itself from it in its successive developments, it never came to stand in absolute contrast to it.

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  • The best of these is the town hall, otherwise known as the basilica, one of the finest works of the Renaissance period, of which Palladio himself said that it might stand comparison with any similar work of antiquity.

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  • Again, in direct-fired furnaces there are commonly seven or eight rows of retorts, one above another, so that to serve the upper rows the workman must stand upon a table, where he is exposed to the full heat of the furnace and requires a helper to wait upon him.

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  • A bath, even of very impure zinc, is allowed to stand at about the temperature of the melting-point of the metal for forty-eight or more hours, whereupon the more easily oxidizable impurities can be largely removed in the dross at the top, the heavier metals such as lead and iron settling towards the bottom.

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  • Hauran southward forms the main watershed of the peninsula is covered in places by deep beds of lava, which from their hardness have preserved the underlying sandstones from degradation, and now stand up consider ably above the general level.

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  • Over both sandstone and granite great sheets of lava have been poured, and these, protecting the softer beds beneath from further denudation, now stand up as the high plateaus and hills called harra.

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  • Deraiya was razed to the ground and the principal towns of Nejd were compelled to admit Egyptian garrisons; but though the Arabs saw themselves powerless to stand before disciplined troops, the Egyptians, on the other hand, had to confess that without useless sacrifices they could not retain their hold on the interior.

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  • Beside a lighted golden candlestick of seven branches stand two olive trees - Zerubbabel and Joshua, the two anointed ones - specially watched over by Him whose seven eyes run through the whole earth.

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  • Stand fast, then, ye that work righteousness and be not of doubtful mind..

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  • This was done in 1612 by Christoph Scheiner, who fully described his method of solar observation in the Rosa Ursina (1630), demonstrating very clearly and practically the advantages and disadvantages of using the camera, without a lens, with a single convex lens, and with a telescopic combination of convex object-glass and concave enlarging lens, the last arrangement being mounted with an adjustable screen or tablet on an equatorial stand.

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  • Foremost among these stand the Schack Gallery, bequeathed by the founder, Count Adolph von Schack, to the emperor William II.

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  • The tradition that the utterance of the name in the daily benedictions ceased with the death of Simeon the Just, two centuries or more before the Christian era, perhaps arose from a misunderstanding of Menalioth, 109b; in any case it cannot stand against the testimony of older and more authoritative texts.

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