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standing Sentence Examples

  • Yancey was standing in the door watching.

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  • She remained standing and began to pace about the room.

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  • I was standing there!

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  • A hand touched her arm and she turned to find Nick standing there.

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  • Cade was standing in the doorway, coffee mug in hand.

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  • What are you doing standing out there in the snow?

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  • She left him standing there looking after her.

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  • Gerald and Felipa were standing beside the door talking to each other.

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  • Eureka quickly followed him, and soon they were all standing together upon the platform, with eight of the much prized wooden wings beside them.

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  • Two hours later the carts were standing in the courtyard of the Bogucharovo house.

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  • We both looked up to see Molly standing there.

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  • The clock ticked loudly, and Tommy Jones, who was standing up for the fourth time, began to feel very uneasy.

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  • It was Yancey standing outside that shop, and with him were the man from the building and Allen.

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  • Alpatych went up to a large crowd standing before a high barn which was blazing briskly.

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  • The officer, Timokhin, with his red little nose, standing on the dam wiping himself with a towel, felt confused at seeing the prince, but made up his mind to address him nevertheless.

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  • That was when she noticed Old Charlie standing beside the house, the reins dragging the ground.

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  • There was no shadow or footprints even though I seemed to be standing on grass.

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  • He wanted to see me, and I was standing close by, outside the door.

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  • Beside the nurse who was busy collecting equipment, there was a man in a suit standing by the door.

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  • He looked back and saw the innkeeper still standing by the door.

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  • He's coming! shouted a Cossack standing at the gate.

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  • That evening Alex and Dulce were standing in the entrance room.

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  • Standing at the mailbox, it occurred to her that the red flag would be exactly that for Yancey.

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  • Dusty braced himself and turned to face the grandfatherly figure with a smile and emerald eyes standing in the corner.

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  • One morning, while Carmen was cleaning the house, he caught her standing in the living room, confronting the recliner with a questionable amount of courage.

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  • The characters were as tangible as all of us standing in this room.

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  • The old man who had bought the first turkey was standing quite near.

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  • The standing army is only an arm of the standing government.

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  • She repositioned the photo standing up.

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  • The top was clean except for accessories and a few letters standing upright in a sorter.

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  • He was standing close and she was startled by a desire to be swept into his arms again.

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  • She stopped at a light and glanced at a shop to her right where some people were standing around talking.

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  • Still, by refusing to go up there with Brandon, she was standing between him and his parents.

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  • Even standing on it, I was an inch or two from touching the top of the room.

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  • He froze on the bottom step, the hair at the back of his neck standing up.

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  • If he is standing before Brunn...

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  • Betsy is standing on one leg and she's holding a Time magazine, open to page eighteen.

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  • William Gilpin, who is so admirable in all that relates to landscapes, and usually so correct, standing at the head of Loch Fyne, in Scotland, which he describes as "a bay of salt water, sixty or seventy fathoms deep, four miles in breadth," and about fifty miles long, surrounded by mountains, observes, "If we could have seen it immediately after the diluvian crash, or whatever convulsion of nature occasioned it, before the waters gushed in, what a horrid chasm must it have appeared!

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  • Tammy and Sarah were in the kitchen when she returned, and Tammy was standing in a chair ripping the cover off some chocolate chip cookies.

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  • Carmen sat down, but Alex remained standing.

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  • "It's alright," she said, standing.

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  • She sat down because the code of conduct about standing while guarding took second place to comfort.

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  • "Look," I said, still standing.

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  • When he returned he remained standing.

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  • Not with standing this, I resolved not to do all in my power to keep Molly from suffering his abuse.

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  • The hair on the back of his neck had been standing for the past mile he'd walked, only he wasn't entirely certain why.

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  • Despite the pub's standing room only capacity, the table next to her booth was empty.

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  • He turned, not surprised to see the small, grandfatherly man standing deeper in the alley.

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  • It now felt like it had when she was in the alley: as if he were standing beside her.

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  • The vamp standing beside Jonny was as big as any of Damian's Guardians, with eyes that glowed red.

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  • Whatever was in the house, it wasn't human, or the hair on the back of his neck wouldn't be standing on end.

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  • Jule's opponent was standing in her headlights, staring at her, while Jule's body rolled to a stop a few feet away.

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  • The instincts that warned her Jonny wasn't as naïve as he seemed were confirmed when she stepped into the gym and saw Xander standing in the doorway, watching her.

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  • "If he chooses to protect this target from us—" "First," Damian said, standing, "Jule doesn't take orders from you.

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  • It was like standing in front of a bonfire.

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  • The Other no longer smiled and took a step forward, unwilling to move closer to his daughter with the Original Vamp standing between them.

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  • "Damian," Jule said, standing with his mate cradled in his arms.

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  • Damian lifted his head, indicating the three forms standing at the top of the hill.

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  • She could almost see him standing before his mirror practicing the line before going to the bars to pick up chicks.

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  • Her vision cleared, and she looked into the face of the man from her vision, though he was much younger standing before her.

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  • The middle-aged man with bright green eyes standing in his study looked harmless.

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  • "Han, you following me to the bathroom, too?" she challenged, standing.

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  • "You've always had this problem," he said, standing.

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  • Standing in the hall, she couldn't stop the fear that slid through her.

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  • "Wish you had good news for me," he said to the Guardian standing beside him.

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  • Or, I can cancel, and we can live out the—" "No, thanks," she said, standing and all but bolting out of his suite.

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  • "What do you mean not the kind I'd understand?" she persisted, standing.

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  • "Excuse me," Traci said, standing.

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  • Sofia hesitated before standing.

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  • She glanced back over her shoulder to see Darkyn standing where she left him, hands clasped behind his back, watching her with the cold smile that told her there was more going on than she suspected.

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  • The demon lord released her hand, silent, with her standing before him.

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  • He couldn't know that she was about to become the only thing standing between his soul and Darkyn.

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  • Deidre asked, standing in alarm.

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  • This time, there was nothing else standing between her and her destiny.

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  • Dean remained standing as Martha took a seat on the edge of the bed.

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  • I keep looking up, expecting to see her standing there.

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  • Some powers to be thought that seeing as I'm not standing for reelection, they might as well get the office in shape for the new guy.

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  • Dean said as he braked the Jeep, nearly tossing his standing passenger.

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  • Because there's nobody standing in front of this desk screaming at me to do something, that's why.

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  • He turned, shocked to see the woman standing behind—and nearly above—him, a smile on her face.

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  • He changed the subject by pointing out Brandon Westlake standing near the boys, his arm about Billy, as with animated motions he seemed to be giving last-minute instructions.

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  • Cynthia was standing at her bureau for a last minute comb of her hair.

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  • The Deans drove the short distance to the Beaumont to pick up their guest, who was standing outside at the curb waiting for them.

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  • Dean pointed out the peaks that ringed them; Cirque and Teakettle Mountains, and Potosi Peak, all over 13,000 feet, and Mount Sneffles, standing tall beyond the others, stretching 14,150 feet to the sky.

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  • The attorney quickly recovered and half slid, half ran down the slope next to his Jeep where they were standing, covering his shiny black shoes with dust in the process and nearly falling on the seat of his creased shorts.

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  • Dean thought about the pictures, especially the one of Dickinson Faust standing next to his Jeep, with the woman's sweater hanging over the seat.

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  • She grabbed it frantically as he put his hands under her arms and pulled her to a standing position, her face only inches from his.

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  • Now that she was standing before him, he was aware of her height.

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  • Once Dean was standing at the podium and he'd controlled the shake in his knees and hidden the sweat on his palms, he felt he didn't do badly.

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  • It's true Mr. Dean has been under fire—it's fortunate we're standing here today—not sitting.

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  • When the old man tried to engage him in further conversation—this time about Pumpkin Green and the general irresponsibility of today's youth—he excused himself on an important errand and left Westlake standing in the hall.

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  • She'd turned and retreated after unlocking the barred door, leaving it standing open as Dean entered the darkened enclosure.

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  • I wouldn't tell that ninny if his shoes were on fire and he was standing at a leaky gas pump.

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  • She was standing by the door but returned to her seat.

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  • Standing there, a nervous smile on her face, stood Martha Boyd.

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  • Brandon Westlake, the only other guest of long standing, was off on an early morning photo shoot but an unexpected prodigal returned to Bird Song just as the second batch of cinnamon rolls rolled out of the oven.

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  • It was as if standing still would change the news.

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  • They were standing at the first turn which now lighted looked familiar.

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  • Lydia left Cynthia standing by the sink and walked into the parlor with Dean.

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  • Her skin was prickling the way it did when another deity used magic around her, the fair hair on her arms standing on end.

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  • "I've gotta go," he said, standing.

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  • Let me know if you get anything else, he said, standing.

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  • I've gotta go, Gabriel said, standing.

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  • Deidre shifted to see the woman standing below.

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  • Suddenly, he thought that she had never looked as beautiful as she did standing drenched and shivering beside the lake.

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  • Standing before the Dark One, he grew more unsettled.

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  • For a moment he was certain the familiar voice of a woman was a memory, perhaps brought on by standing in Deidre's apartment.

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  • Her sleep was fitful, and he walked to the bed, standing beside it in the dark.

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  • "The soul of a deity or former deity has special standing," Deidre pushed.

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  • Only Andre would manage to sound calm standing before two creatures with enough power to turn him to dust.

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  • I didn't know you were standing there.

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  • Standing at the car digging in her purse for the key, she spied Alex's truck.

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  • He was standing at the edge of the kitchen, a bouquet of wildflowers in one hand and concern etched in that delicious chocolate gaze.

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  • "How touching," a voice said sarcastically and they all glanced up to find Lori standing over them, hands on hips.

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  • He was standing, shoving his shirt into his pants, watching her wistfully.

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  • The issue came to a head one day when he was standing in the living room signing with Jonathan.

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  • Alex grabbed Carmen by the waist and lifted her out, standing her gently on the ground.

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  • You were exquisitely beautiful - standing against that wall looking so innocent – not posed like so many women do who have half as much to show off.

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  • Standing only inches from him, she had the sudden desire to be in his arms.

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  • Standing there gazing up at him, it was obvious that he knew it too.

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  • Standing up, he said, Good shot.

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  • Their history was too personal for her to feel uncomfortable standing near-naked to a man who'd had a crush on her for a while.

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  • "Not the way you think," he answered, standing.

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  • The man standing in the weedy area of the lot was tall and thick, dressed in a trench coat, black clothing and heavy boots.

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  • Dazed, she was surprised to find they were standing in the bedroom of the bungalow.

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  • He'd been standing in the brush.

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  • "Logan?" she whispered, shocked to see the man she'd thought was dead standing in front of her.

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  • The clingy cold of the shadow world disappeared, and she was left standing in the middle of her apartment.

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  • He'd been standing by it when she first saw him.

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  • "I really am tired," she said, standing.

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  • She felt very alone, exposed, standing before him.

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  • Distressed by the idea, she found herself standing before the French doors again, looking at the green haze over the forest.

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  • The brothers were standing beside each other a short distance away.

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  • At the unfamiliar voice, she faced the two men standing outside her kitchen.

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  • The knit dress she wore fell to mid-thigh when she was standing.

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  • Deidre turned to see the blonde woman standing in front of an open wardrobe.

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  • His clothing was thick and heavy this night, as if he expected to be standing outside her window until dawn.

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  • "Same time and place next month," Andre said, standing.

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  • She wiped the glass shards from the ledge and carefully stepped out, standing against the outside wall.

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  • "You're…" Megan trailed off, as if debating what to say while trying to figure out what was standing in front of her.

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  • Rhyn was standing outside the door, and she passed him without a look.

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  • Rhyn will die-dead otherwise, Gabriel whispered then left her standing by a group of boulders.

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  • The sound of fighting erupted behind her, and she stopped before the trail curved out of sight to see Rhyn standing over his first victim, a demon in a jaguar form.

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  • The largest statue was Andre, their eldest brother who had recently become dead-dead, standing over Europe.

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  • Kris was next in size, standing on a mural of North America.

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  • The smallest statue was Rhyn as a child of five or six, standing on Antarctica.

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  • Gabriel put the gems away and looked up to see her slight frame standing beside the sarcophagus.

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  • The lanky form standing between her and the door made her gasp.

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  • She looked up, shocked to see Sasha standing over them, his sharp gaze on the creature preparing itself for a second attack.

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  • I can take this down, she said suddenly, standing.

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  • She snatched the lighter on the mantle and ran to the door, standing close until the alcohol lit and spread.

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  • One counter was still standing next to the refrigerator tucked in a corner, and he swept the broken glass from the top to create a little work space.

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  • She whipped around to see Kris standing in the doorway, holding the door open as if debating whether to enter.

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  • Kris managed at last, standing.

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  • He twisted his head to see Kris standing outside of a portal.

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  • Daniela led them to the men.s wing, where one sweaty, bloodied Immortal was standing outside of Sasha.s room while the other stood guard over Jade, who was hogtied in the middle of the small courtyard around which the men.s wing was situated.

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  • He could look straight into the courtyard of the men.s wing, and the furious Daniela standing in the middle staring at him.

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  • Her make-up was smeared from walking through the Monterey mists, her maid-of-honor dress wrinkled from constant sitting and standing.

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  • She felt silly standing in it with the three warrior strangers around her, waiting for something to happen that never did.

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  • He was shorter than the seven-foot giants around him, standing right at Romas's height.

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  • The giants battled, and she couldn't help feeling awed by the prisoner's abilities as he met the blows of all three foes and remained standing.

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  • His lifemate was tiny, standing a full head shorter than the average woman and a head and shoulders shorter than him.

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  • It wasn't right to leave him standing in the sun all day!

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  • He motioned for her to sit but remained standing.

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  • The grey wall slid away to display an escape pod, large enough for one person standing.

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  • Leyon asked, standing beside her.

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  • He snatched her hand when none of his opponents remained standing and ran with her toward the crevice.

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  • Kiera rose and turned away, wondering how her friend was so clueless while standing in front of her painting of A'Ran.

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  • There was barely room to maneuver, and she found herself standing on her tiptoes to keep track of Evelyn, who had no trouble with the people around her parting the seas for her.

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  • He looked up to see the boy standing above him, holding out a small spiral notebook.

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  • I'm Annie, standing in my parlor, a hundred years ago.

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  • Standing there, silhouetted against the upstairs light, he was once again reminded of his prior night's dream.

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  • There was no luggage standing by to indicate an imminent departure.

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  • But he was standing very close to her.

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  • The small undated photo was quite dark but showed a couple, perhaps in their thirties, standing before a church window.

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  • Edith Shipton had come down the stairs and was standing under the archway.

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  • Dean brushed off a white cloud of flour and greeted a well-dressed, good-looking man in his late forties standing in the hall.

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  • She had reached the hall before she turned and saw the tall man standing in the doorway.

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  • Jerome Shipton was standing behind a tree and Dean caught sight of his maroon jacket just before he stepped out into the sunlight.

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  • The mountains haven't changed and there are a lot of buildings still standing from the last century.

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  • I saw it, with its two round sacks tied tightly and men standing nearby with their hats off.

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  • The other guests, standing nearby, gaped in utter shock.

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  • She was standing at the rail, peering down river, dressed in only a sweater, clutching her arms to her body against the snow and chilling cold.

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  • When Dean rushed into Bird Song, Cynthia was standing in the hall, the phone at her ear.

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  • Edith Shipton was standing by the fireplace, sobbing, Ryland was ready to swing on Fitzgerald, Claire Quincy was protesting something in the corner while Effie just looked bewildered.

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  • He hit a comfortable pace and stayed there as he peddled past the cemetery and the open meadows where a herd of elk grazed near the river to his left, standing at attention near the edge of the tall cottonwoods that lined the bank.

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  • Dean turned at the sound of the shop door opening to see Sheriff Jake Weller standing, hands on hips, staring down at him.

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  • But I glance up and this little shit, who looked to be about twelve, is standing on a rock about fifty feet away, laughing his ass off.

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  • Dean couldn't hear what she said, but the boy gave her a hug and gestured to Martha who had hurried ahead to where Dean remained standing on the porch.

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  • All he knew now was his bare feet were cold, standing on the hard wood floor at the perimeter of the carpet in the death room.

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  • Dean thought about Claire Quincy standing on the top of the stairs, as Edith ascended, naked as the day she was born.

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  • When I came back down the trail, Edith was still standing at the bridge.

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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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  • Jake's not standing for election next August.

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  • Me standing there half naked, Gladys screaming her fool head off, Edith's body hanging in the middle of the room....

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  • "Every time I come up these stairs, I look up to see if a white-dressed figure is standing at the top," he said.

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  • Without standing, the man spoke, pointing a long nailed finger.

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  • They discovered that they had led similar lives, both belonging to families of high standing and wealth.

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  • The women delved into small talk, and as Jackson turned, he noticed Connor standing stone still in the middle of the room, staring at Elisabeth.

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  • Standing partitions broke up areas of the expanse.

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  • This was not a mangy or vicious creature standing before him, but a breathtakingly beautiful, gigantic wolf.

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  • How long have you been standing there?

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  • The doorbell demanded his attention and he answered the door to find a tall young man standing in the hallway.

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  • In the next instant she realized a doe standing away from the herd had attracted his attention.

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  • She was standing in the middle of the dairy, scowling, when he emerged from the barn.

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  • In two long strides he was standing before her, gathering her into his arms and kissing her.

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  • Standing out here imagining the worst wasn't doing any more good than pumping Katie.

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  • Lana asked impatiently, standing.

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  • "I'll walk you out," he said, standing.

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  • I'm the only thing standing between you and whatever hell is chasing you.

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  • "Later. We got something to do first," Elise said, standing.

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  • The PMF was the only party standing while the government tore itself apart.

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  • All the while, the two soldiers before her remained standing or leaning, accustomed to the rocky flight.

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  • They flew south, and she strained against the harness to see if her own condo was still standing.

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  • In fact, standing in her apartment, she had the surreal sense that life hadn't changed, as if she could open the door and go to work like any other day.

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  • Nothing in the town would be standing, because the elite hoarded power and anything that would give them influence.

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  • Just … I think I need some sleep, Lana said, standing abruptly.

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  • "Hello, Lana," Mr. Tim said, standing near the door.

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  • Standing with his brave Angel, he couldn't think of a reason he'd want to leave her side.

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  • Gabriel cursed under his breath.  He had no way of knowing what kind of test a deity like Death could create, but it wasn't likely to be good.  While he had full faith in Rhyn, he also knew better than to trust the petite woman in white standing in his dream.

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  • When his eldest brother died, he'd felt pain and anger, but he'd never felt the crippling ache he did standing on the rocks near the ocean staring at Katie.

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  • You're on your feet right now and the walls are still standing.

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  • She handed the pale woman a food and water cube and popped two of her own.  Standing, she waded into the brush where she'd thrown the knife.  It glinted in the morning light.  Katie swiped it, glad the trees didn't have a taste for metal as well as Immortal sustenance.

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  • Fear made Rhyn's chest seize.  No sooner had Gabe spoken the words than the demons fell away.  Coldness snapped over Rhyn, and his surroundings blurred.  He blinked, uncertain what happened until he found himself standing in a dimly lit chamber.  Kris and Gabe were still beside him, and instead of demons, there was only Death.

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  • His words made Rhyn's throat tighten.  He'd never acted in order to gain his brothers' favor, but Kris's words affected him more than he thought they would.  There was a flash of light and Kris was gone.  Gabe jerked, as if surprised to find himself still standing.

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  • Katie fought to keep the emotions tumbling within her from leaking out, instead reveling in the sight of her mate.  While in the underworld, she'd lost all hope of ever standing next to him again.

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  • The black sand had run out.  He'd missed his window.  Rather, he missed this window.  He looked over at the demon standing before him.  At least one of his super-demons had survived.  This one still wore half a face, that of Death's favorite assassin, Gabriel.

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  • He was standing next to me now.

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  • Dean was left standing there, Cynthia Byrne's picture in hand, a report in another.

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  • He jerked awake to see Fred O'Connor standing at the foot of his bed, in his Sunday go-a-courting clothes, a smirk upon his face.

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  • "What's the standing of this Byrne business?" he finally growled.

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  • She finished the drink she was holding in one gulp and crossed to where he was standing.

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  • Cynthia Byrne was standing at the edge of her driveway when Dean pulled up.

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  • He left the attendant standing there, a quizzical look on his face.

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  • When Dean replaced the phone and glanced up, the tall figure of Jonathan Winston was standing next to his desk, smiling down and, as usual, impeccably dressed.

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  • Ethel was standing by the window, handkerchief in hand, looking like an Indian mourner at her husband's pyre.

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  • The man reached down with one hand and pulled his partner to a standing position and nudged Dean forward all in one motion, burying his gun in the detective's side.

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  • He listened for a few moments with Dean standing by the doorway as the boy's mother talked.

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  • The room, obligatorily draped in fishnet and seashells, was packed to the gun­nels with as many standing as occupying the tightly clustered seats jammed into the smoky room.

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  • Suddenly the room was flooded with light and Dean shaded his eyes as turned to see him standing there.

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  • She ghosted up beside him, standing close enough to catch a whiff of his cologne.

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  • Alex was standing on the porch, leaning on the rail and nursing a cup of coffee.

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  • For a moment Mom's face was as clear as if she were standing there, saying "waste not, want not."

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  • He was standing in front of the mirror in his jeans and an athletic undershirt, shaving with a disposable razor.

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  • She gasped with surprise and looked up to find Josh standing at the gate watching her with a strange expression.

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  • A cold gust of wind asked why she was standing out here alone.

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  • Turning to see what Alex was doing, she found him still standing beside the truck looking bewildered.

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  • Bill was standing around looking uncomfortable, probably not knowing what to do.

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  • A long wobbly form was standing in the fresh hay.

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  • She was standing with her long legs stretched out, sniffing at a rabbit.

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  • Through the bay window she could see Josh standing on the porch.

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  • Alex was standing in the doorway, watching her.

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  • Jenn faced the newcomer, surprised to see a small, grandfatherly man with brilliant green eyes standing near them.

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  • Standing alone in the shower, he realized just how closed he'd come to his own death.

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  • They have a standing order not to touch me, but they can make it look like an accident.

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  • If this place is standing, it's because I allow it to be.

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  • She stopped and stepped back into the hallway, too preoccupied to notice Jonny standing in front of his door.

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  • With his disappointment at the discovery of his immortal home no longer standing, he also felt a sense of peace that had eluded him.

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  • "You know this is for your own good," the Watcher said, leading her towards one of the only standing buildings she saw.

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  • Jenn rolled away, blocking the standing guardsman's shot of her.

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  • Bianca turned at the newcomer's voice and hesitated, staring at the seven-foot vamp standing next to the couch.

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  • "I seem to be the only thing standing between you and an army of angry vamps you can't control," Xander pointed out.

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  • The fire wasn't far behind her, while the clouds had reached the tops of what trees were still standing.

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  • The tree was on fire but still standing.

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  • I found my advisor with his sword drawn standing over my daughter's body.

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  • "Does the food please you, my king?" he asked, standing like an obedient servant beside the madman.

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  • Carmen was standing at the punch bowl greeting people and Alex was behind her talking to someone when Candice stopped at the table.

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  • Carmen glanced up to find a tall blonde standing beside their table.

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  • It was different standing beside what was left of her parents and looking down.

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  • Aaron was saddling a horse for Felipa, his saddled and standing to one side.

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  • Rob and Gerald were standing beside their saddled mounts, looking proud.

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  • Opening her eyes, she saw Alex standing on the ledge below her.

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  • She woke in the hospital, Alex standing beside her, his expression anything but pleased.

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  • Felipa was standing at the sink, watching her.

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  • He and Sam were standing there when Alex blew up at me.

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  • She was standing there when Rob walked in.

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  • And yet … She lifted her face to find him standing over her, watching her with a concerned look on his face.

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  • Do you think it would be any brighter standing in your shadow than my father's?

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  • Standing in the dark, wielding bitter words at each other wouldn't solve anything.

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  • Standing her ground was the only way to maintain control.

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  • He surfaced and noticed she was standing still.

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  • Keaton was standing on the porch, drenched.

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  • The hair on the back of her neck felt like it was standing on end.

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  • You see houses a hundred years old standing in areas where tornadoes occur a number of times a year.

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  • Standing on her tiptoes, she planted a kiss on his cheek.

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  • Of course not, but my job isn't what's standing between us now.

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  • There will be nothing standing when we – Eden listened.

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  • They exited into the hallway, and she closed the door behind her, standing protectively in front of it.

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  • Jessi waited to see if she'd wake up instead of standing in the hallway, being threatened by a kid a little older than Brandon.

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  • Standing before her was a kid who really thought he was one.

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  • I'll be standing by the monkey bars.

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  • Seeing even his books standing rigidly at attention made her uncomfortable.

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  • You're standing in a vampire's house, and you want to know what's on my shirt.

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  • He drew closer once more, pausing on the opposite side of the counter, watching her in a way that left her feeling as if she was standing naked in his living room, armed with a gun.

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  • Or hear her or smell her or sense her, unless she's standing within three feet of me, Xander said in irritation.

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  • He was waiting for her when she got home last night, standing outside her apartment door.

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  • He was standing a few feet from her, outside the kitchen.

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  • She felt like she was at the zoo, standing in front of the cage of a hungry lion.

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  • Standing in the kitchen, she snatched a pen from her purse and hastily scribbled a note.

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  • "'Bout time," Jessi mumbled as she took up standing behind Xander.

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  • Slender, dark-haired Ashley was standing outside, waiting.

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  • Held against his body, she couldn't imagine she had, but she was still standing in the kitchen.

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  • "I'm going to get something to drink," she said, standing.

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  • They weren't standing in the hallway anymore.

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  • "I didn't tell Darian for the same reason you wouldn't tell me about Jessi," she said, standing.

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  • In the end, not much was left standing.

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  • The world wouldn't be standing otherwise.

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  • If she made the wrong choice, there would be nothing standing between him and the will of those who wanted to cause irreparable harm to the human world.

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  • "Checking to see if Xander GPS-tagged you," Jonny said, standing aside.

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  • A peek over her shoulder revealed him standing in the middle of the room, under the light.

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  • Standing in the middle of a dirt road, god-knew-where, stuck between the bristling Black God and Original Other, Jessi couldn't imagine her situation getting worse.

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  • But it wasn't anger he felt standing over Jessi's unmoving form.

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  • "I rescue you from an Other, and you're giving me shit?" he challenged, standing.

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  • When standing among mimosas they so harmonize with their surroundings that they are difficult of detection.

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  • This solution, on standing, deposits octahedra of the composition CoC1 2.6NH 3.

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  • They are violet-red in colour, and on boiling or long standing with dilute acids they pass into the corresponding roseo-salts.

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  • of Belfast on a branch of the Great Northern railway, standing on an eminence.

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  • that it established itself in a set of independent tribunals which remained in standing contrast to the ordinary courts for many hundred years.

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  • Monticello, Jefferson's home, is still standing about 2 m.

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  • The churches are numerous and some are particularly handsome; such as the First church, which overlooks the harbour, and is so named from its standing on the site of the church of the original settlers; St Paul's, Knox church and the Roman Catholic cathedral of St Joseph.

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  • He appeared on the 6th of March before the standing committee of the two Houses to explain his conduct, when he stated that he had come over because he saw danger to the Protestant religion in the king's service, and expressed his willingness to take the Covenant.

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  • The noble buildings, contrasting strangely with the wharves adjacent and opposite to it, make a striking picture, standing on the low river-bank with a background formed by the wooded elevation of Greenwich Park.

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  • In respect cf hospitals and the treatment of the sick his energy and knowledge were of enormous advantage to his country, both in times of peace and of war, and the unrivalled accommodation for medical treatment possessed by Berlin is a standing tribute to his name, which will be perpetuated in one of the largest hospitals of the city.

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  • THE CRYSTAL PALACE, a well-known English resort, standing high up in grounds just outside the southern boundary of the county of London, in the neighbourhood of Sydenham.

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  • The tower is still standing and is remarkable for its increase in size as it rises, which causes it to rock in a strong wind.

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  • LANARK, a royal, municipal and police burgh, and county town of Lanarkshire, Scotland, standing on high ground about half a mile from the right bank of the Clyde, 31 m.

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  • At Pollina, the ancient Apollonia, are the remnants of a Doric temple, of which a single column is still standing.

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  • Practically the minister is regarded as of higher standing.

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  • The active or standing army comprises 18 battalions of infantry, 12 regiments of cavalry, 8 regiments of artillery, and 4 battalions of engineers.

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  • The equipment of the standing army is thoroughly modern, the infantry being provided with Mauser rifles and the artillery with Krupp batteries.

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  • The dispute was of old standing.

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  • The chief local bodies concerned with commerce and industry are the chambres de commerce and the chambres consultatives darts et manufactures, the members of which are elected from their own number by the traders and industrialists of a certain standing.

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  • The judges are elected by employers and workmen of a certain standing.

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  • I In 1894 the rentes then standing at 43/4% were reduced to 33/4%, and in 1902 to 3%.

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  • The municipality has to pay the Cost of building, furnishing and upkeep. At the head of the lyce is the principal (proviseur), an official nominated by the minister, and assisted by a teaching staff of professors and charges de cours or teachers of somewhat lower standing.

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  • Besides the more mechanical sort of work, such as mosaic patterns and architectural decoration, they also produced mosaic pictures and sculpture of very high merit, especially the recumbent effigies, with angels standing at the head and foot,, in the tombs of Ara Coeli, S.

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  • That according to which they were set up at Munich was in the main suggested by Cockerell; in the middle of each pediment was a figure of Athena, set well back, and a fallen warrior at her feet; on each side were standing spearmen, kneeling spearmen and bowmen, all facing towards the centre of the composition; the corners were filled with fallen warriors.

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  • The higher Australian peaks in the south-east look just what they are, the worn and denuded stumps of mountains, standing for untold ages above the sea.

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  • Here, without actually standing on the sea-beach of the northern shore, they met the tidal waters of the sea.

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  • The party therefore determined that they would refuse to support any person standing in the Labour interests who refused to pledge himself to vote on all occasions in such way as the majority of the party might decide to be expedient.

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  • The castle of the Camminghas in the village of Ballum remained standing till 1810, and finally disappeared in 1829 after four centuries.

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  • These rise generally only a few feet above the level of the sea, and are crowned by a single house standing on an artificial mound and protected by a surrounding dike or embankment.

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  • The so-called Great Palace consists of a group of detached buildings, apparently ten in number, standing on two platforms of different elevations.

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  • In 1754, however, their heirs brought about the erection here of Fort Western, the main building of which is still standing at the east end of the bridge, opposite the city hall.

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  • The two first of these three are handsome suspension bridges; the third, an iron structure, replaced a wooden bridge of many arches which was closed in 1881, after standing a little over a century.

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  • No other important event was associated with the castle, of which not a stone is now standing.

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  • The spreading branches have a tendency to assume a tortuous form, owing to the central shoots becoming abortive, and the growth thus being continued laterally, causing a zigzag development, more exaggerated in old trees and those standing in From Kotschy, op. cit.

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  • The characters in his plays are the stock characters of the new comedy of Athens, and they remind us also of the standing figures of the Fabulae atellanae (Maccus, Bucco, Dossennus, &c.).

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  • This repayment sometimes consists of half the estimated value of the standing crops.

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  • The carabinieri or gendarmerie, some 26,500 in number, are part of the standing army; they are recruited from selected volunteers from the army.

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  • In view of the violence of Extremist obstruction, an effort was made to reform the standing orders of the Lower House, but parliamentary feeling ran so high that General Pelloux thought it expedient to appeal to the country.

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  • His office brought him in L20,000 a year,' and he was known to be making large profits by the sale of offices; he maintained his power by corruption and by jealously excluding from office men of high standing and ability.

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  • He was charged with having encroached to himself royal powers by treating matters of peace and war without the knowledge of the council, with having promoted the raising of a standing army on pretence of a war with France, with having obstructed the assembling of parlia ' Memoirs of Great Britain and Ireland, by Sir J.

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  • The old court-house in which Abraham Lincoln often practised is still standing.

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

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  • In " Some Causes of Belief," he tries, standing outside the psychological process, to show how beliefs grow up under every kind of influence except that of genuine evidence.

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  • hydrocaulus, and forms a cup, the hydrangium or hydrotheca (h, t), standing off from the body, into which the hydranth can be retracted for shelter and protection.

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  • The gymnoblastic polyp usually has a distinct perisarc investing the hydrorhiza and the hydrocaulus, sometimes also the hydranth as far as the bases of the tentacles (Bimeria); but in such cases the perisarc forms a closely-fitting investment or cuticule on the hydranth, never a hydrotheca standing off from it, as in the next sub-order.

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  • In the absence of such consent, the bishop may hear the cause with three assessors, of whom one shall be a barrister of seven years' standing and another the dean of the cathedral, or one of the archdeacons, or the chancellor.

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  • Chaptal for a cheap colouring matter, as bright as ultramarine and capable of standing the heat of the porcelain furnace.

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  • There is a small government house, standing in beautiful grounds, adjoining Albert Park, with plantations of oaks and pines.

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  • The direct geographical elements are the arrangement of land and sea (continents and islands standing in sharp contrast) and the vertical relief of the globe, which interposes barriers of a less absolute kind between portions of the same land area or oceanic depression.

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  • The former, standing on the south side of the market square, is a Gothic structure, erected in 1353-1370 on the ruins of Charlemagne's palace.

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  • Certainly the Oriental area, in spite of its considerable size, cannot possibly claim the standing of a primary region.

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  • The tree under which the first explorers encamped here in November 1824 is still standing in an enclosed space.

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  • of Jerusalem, standing on an isolated hill above a flat corn valley.

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  • Still there was a wide difference between the duke of the Normans and the duke of Apulia, between an hereditary prince of a hundred and fifty years' standing and an adventurer who had carved out his duchy for himself.

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  • There is a standing army with a peace strength of about 7000 officers and men.

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  • In addition to this there is compulsory service in the National Guard (a) in the first class, consisting of men between seventeen and thirty years of age, liable for service with the standing army, and numbering some 15,000; (b) in the second class, for departmental service only, except in so far as it may be drawn upon to make up losses in the more active units in time of war, consisting of men from thirty to forty-five years of age, and (c) in the third class, for local garrison duty, consisting of men between forty-five and sixty years old.

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  • This substance, however, on standing becomes brittle.

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  • They form many double salts and give a dark violet coloration with ferric chloride solution, this colour, however, gradually disappearing on standing, sulphur being precipitated.

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  • This salt, on standing, decomposes into barium dithionate, BaS206, and diethyl disulphide, (C2H5)2S2, which points to the presence of the SH group in the molecule.

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  • The solution on the addition of ammoniacal silver nitrate behaves similarly to that of potassium pentathionate, but differs from it in giving an immediate precipitate of sulphur with ammonia, whereas the solution of the pentathionate only gradually becomes turbid on standing.

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  • There is also a standing court of appeal, known as Unity's Elders' Conference, and consisting of the Mission Board and four provincial boards.

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  • With the same idea he built the temple of the Pythian Apollo and began, though he did not finish, the temple of Zeus (the magnificent columns now standing belong to the age of Hadrian).

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  • Besides the Academy of Science, the Moscow Society of Naturalists, the Mineralogical Society, the Geographical Society, with its Caucasian and Siberian branches, the archaeological societies and the scientific societies of the Baltic provinces, all of which are of old and recognized standing, there have lately sprung up a series of new societies in connexion with each university, and their serials are yearly growing in importance, as, too, are those of the Moscow Society of Friends of Natural Science, the Chemico-Physical Society, and various medical, educational and other associations.

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  • An ambitious, energetic sister of Ivan, well known in Russian history as Sophia Alexeyevna,instigated the stryeltsi(strelitz), as the troops Sophia of the unreformed standing army were called, to upset Alexey- the arrangement.

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  • Being struck or run over by a train while standing or walking on the track is the largest single cause of " railway accidents."

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  • 102 2242 vehicles, with other vehicles, &c., standing on adjacent lines 2 19 3.

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  • While passing over, under, or standing on buffers..

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  • Collisions between trains and vehicles standing foul of the line .

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  • Collisions between trains and buffer-stops or vehicles standing against bufferstops: (a) From trains running into stations or sidings at too high a speed.

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  • At stations on double-track railways which have a heavy traffic four tracks are sometimes provided, the two outside ones only having platforms, so that fast trains get a clear road and can pass slow ones that are standing in the station.

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  • A considerable amount of standing room is then available, and those who have to occupy it have been nicknamed " straphangers," from the fact that they steady themselves against the motion of the train by the aid of leather straps fixed from the roof for that purpose.

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  • To remedy these defects vestibules were introduced, to enclose the platform with a housing so arranged as to be continuous when the cars are made up into trains, and fitted with side doors for ingress and egress when the trains are standing.

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  • There are various contrivances by which this may be done by a man standing clear of the cars, but often he must go in between their ends to reach the knuckle.

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  • But this scattered and heterogeneous empire required a large standing army and a strong central government to hold it together.

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  • The British warship "Calliope" (Captain Pearson) was in the harbour, but succeeded in getting up steam and, standing out to sea, escaped destruction.

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  • The academy is one of the foremost secondary schools in the country, and among its alumni have been Daniel Webster, Edward Everett, Lewis Cass (born in Exeter in a house still standing), John Parker Hale, George Bancroft, Jared Sparks, John Gorham Palfrey, Richard Hildreth and Francis Bowen.

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  • During the French and Indian wars it was usually protected by a garrison, and some of the garrison houses are still standing.

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  • Only few remains of it are, now standing; but of the pillars, several are in Paris, one is in the museum at Wiesbaden and another on the Schillerplatz in Mainz.

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  • Napoleon, in making the road over the Simplon, deviated from the straight line in order to leave it standing.

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  • In the chamber he was president of the group of the left centre, standing strongly for the republic but against anti-clericalism.

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  • RAVENNA, a city and archiepiscopal see of Emilia, Italy, capital of the province of Ravenna, standing in a marshy plain 13 ft.

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  • Apollinare in Classe, erected at the same time outside the walls of Classis, and now standing by itself in the lonely marshes, is the largest basilica existing at Ravenna.

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  • The restored church of St Michael, formerly a parish church, but standing on a hill about 2 m.

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  • As Stolypin became more and more violent and reactionary, the Octobrists lost their standing ground, and Guchkov eventually resigned the presidentship of the Duma.

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  • There are, it is true, mountain ranges which are formed of folded beds; but in many cases the direction of the chains is different from that of the folds, so that the ranges must owe their elevation to other causes; and the folds, moreover, are of ancient date, for the most part Archaean or Palaeozoic. The configuration of the region is largely due to faulting, trough-like or tray-like depressions being formed, and the intervening strips, which have not been depressed, standing up as mountain ridges.

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  • are registered, and the quantity is here nowhere less than 75 or 80 in., which is about the average of the eastern part of the delta of the Ganges, Calcutta standing at about 64 in.

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  • The weak parts of this story are the sudden and unexplained departure of the Simons; the subsequent useless cruelty of treating the child like a wild beast and keeping him in a dark room practically out of sight (unless any doubt of his identity was possible), while his sister was in comparative comfort; the cause of death, declared to be of long standing, but in fact developed with such rapidity; the insufficient excuse provided for the child's muteness under Gomin's regime (he had answered Barras) and the irregularities in the formalities in attending the death and the funeral, when a simple identification of the body by Marie Therese would have prevented any question of resuscitated dauphins.

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  • The choice of Jerusalem, standing on neutral ground, may be regarded as a stroke of genius, and there is nothing to show that the king exercised that rigour which was to be the cause of his grandson's undoing.

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  • Arles still possesses many monuments of Roman architecture and art, the most remarkable being the ruins of an amphitheatre (the Arenes), capable of containing 25,000 spectators, which, in the 11th and 12th centuries, was flanked with massive towers, of which three are still standing.

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  • high, standing since 1676 in the Place de la Republique; the ruins of the palace of Constantine, the forum, the thermae and the remains of the Roman ramparts and of aqueducts.

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  • The emir is not allowed to maintain a standing army, and the city of Kano is the headquarters of the British garrison.

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  • The house in which he died is still standing.

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  • It represented the goddess, standing in the stiff archaic style, holding a spear in her right hand, in her left a distaff and spindle or a shield.

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  • The former residence of ChiefJustice John Marshall, built in 1795, is still standing; and the Lee Mansion, which was the war-time residence of General Robert E.

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  • On his return Bruce addressed himself to the siege of Berwick, a standing menace to Scotland.

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  • On the Swiss Alps it is one of the most prevalent and striking of the forest trees, its dark evergreen foliage often standing out in strong contrast to the snowy ridges and glaciers beyond.

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  • She also provoked a dangerous enemy in John Knox by her expressed contempt for a letter which he had written to her, but the first revolt against her authority arose from an attempt to establish a standing army.

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  • The visceral hump forms a low conical dome above the subcircular foot, and standing out all round the base of this dome so as completely to overlap the head and foot, is the circular mantle-skirt.

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  • The standing of the Trichoptera in a position almost ancestral to the Lepidoptera is one of the assured results of recent morphological study, the mobile mandibulate pupa and the imperfectly suctorial maxillae of the Trichoptera reappearing in the lowest families of the Lepidoptera.

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  • Here is Badminton House, the seat of the dukes of Beaufort, standing in a park some io m.

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  • The Indian wild boar (Sus cristatus) is slightly taller than Sus scrota, standing some 30 to 40 in.

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  • The grey column is surmounted by a fine bronze lion of Byzantine style, cast in Venice for Doge Ziani about 1178 (this was carried off to Paris by Napoleon in 1797, and sent back in pieces in 1816; but in 1893 it was put together again); and in 1329 a marble statue of St Theodore, standing upon a crocodile, was placed on the other column.

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  • Pisano's building sheds, nine in a row, with peculiarly shaped roofs, were still standing intact - one of the most interesting medieval monuments of Venice - until recently, but they have been modified past recognition.

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  • If he die in office, resign or be impeached, the officers standing next in succession are the lieutenant-governor, the president of the Senate, and the speaker of the House of Representatives in the order named.

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  • In the last two decades of the 19th century the question of giving to this greater city some general government, fully consolidated or of limited powers, was a standing question of expediency.

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  • The nature of the integument and its hairy clothing in all spiders enables them to be plunged under water and withdrawn perfectly dry, and many species, even as large as the common English house-spider (Tegenaria), are so lightly built that they can run with speed over the surface of standing water, and this faculty has been perfected in genera like Pirata, Dolomedes and Triclaria, which are always found in the vicinity of lakes or on the edges of rivers and streams, readily taking to the water or running down the stems of water plants beneath its surface when pursued.

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  • The cultivation is of very old standing.

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  • Standing in the public green, in the centre of the city, is the original statue (by Launt Thompson) of the "Massachusetts Color Bearer," which has been reproduced on the battlefield of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

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  • Another interesting building is the Gothic chapel of Notre-Dame, with three naves, rebuilt by Louis XI., standing close to a medieval bridge over the Sienne.

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  • The tools may be standing at the bottom - while he is playing with the slack of the cable or they may be swinging all the time several feet from the bottom.

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  • The king's advocate also represented the crown in the ecclesiastical courts, and was its standing adviser in matters of international and foreign law.

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  • The admiralty had, when the courts were thrown open, a standing counsel for the ordinary courts and a solicitor.

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  • He was, doubtless, a man of high standing, but neither a king nor a high-priest, certainly not the apostate priest Alcimus (1 Macc. vii.

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  • Reinach (Revue archeologique, 1903), Tantalus was represented in a picture standing in a lake and clinging to the branches of a tree, which gave rise to the idea that he was endeavouring to pluck its fruit.

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  • Admitting the identification, we may perhaps conclude that the temple was repaired in order to provide a temporary home for the venerated image and other sacred objects; no traces of a restoration exist, but the walls probably remained standing after the Persian conflagration.

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  • The remains of a small Ionic temple which were standing by the I]issus in the time of Stuart have disappeared.

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  • in diameter, with six engaged Corinthian columns and a sculptured frieze, standing on a rectangular base of Peiraic stone.

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  • in height, of which 48 stood in triple rows under the pediments and 56 in double rows at the sides; of these, 16 remained standing in 1852, when one was blown down by a storm.

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  • Among the earlier buildings of this period is the Horologium The Horo- of Andronicus of Cyrrhus (the " Tower of the Winds"), logium of still standing near the eastern end of the Roman Agora.

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  • A portion of its western front, adorned with monolith unfluted Corinthian columns, is still standing - the familiar " Stoa of Hadrian "; another well-preserved portion, with six pilasters, runs parallel to the west side of Aeolus Street.

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  • In 1813 and 1814 it suffered considerably from the French, who then held Hamburg, and who built a bridge between the two towns, which remained standing till 1816.

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  • He was absolutely incorruptible, thus standing, morally as well as intellectually, far above the level of his age.

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  • north of the present city, where ruins of brick and stone buildings, with three lofty stupas still standing, cover an area about half a mile long by a quarter broad.

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  • The larger mosques have two imams: one is called (in Arabia and Egypt) the khatib, and he preaches the sermon on Fridays (the Moslem Sabbath); the other, the ratib, reads the Koran, and recites the five daily prayers, standing close to the mihrab, and leading the congregation, who repeat the prayers with him, and closely follow his postures.

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  • His large estates and high social standing, together with his personal ability, gave Mason great influence among the Virginia planters, and he became identified with many enterprises, such as the organization of the Ohio Company and the founding of Alexandria (1749).

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  • He burned phosphorus in air standing over mercury, and showed that (1) there was a limit to the amount of phosphorus which could be burned in the confined air, (2) that when no more phosphorus could be burned, one-fifth of the air had disappeared, (3) that the weight of the air lost was nearly equal to the difference in the weights of the white solid produced and the phosphorus burned, (4) that the density of the residual air was less than that of ordinary air.

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  • Applying this notion to benzene, let us consider the impacts made by the carbon atom (I) which we will assume to be doubly linked to the carbon atom (2) and singly linked to (6), h standing for the hydrogen atom.

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  • An immediate precipitate indicates barium; a precipitate on standing indicates strontium.

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  • Hantzsch explains the transformation of the colourless acid into red salts, which on standing yield more stable, colourless salts, by the following scheme: N R.0N O H R CA O R'CC NO 2Na 2 O?

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  • Its professed object was to clear Rome of the large number of pauper citizens, who formed a standing menace to peace.

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  • There is something very characteristic in the exclamation he is said to have uttered in his last illness, "An emperor ought to die standing."

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  • The permanent standing committee of the Society is known as the " Meeting for Sufferings " (established in 1675), which took its rise in the days when the persecution of many Friends demanded the Christian care and material help of those who were able to give it.

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  • and Versions attest different texts, a standing generally in opposition to 0, A (= Armenian Version), and S (=Slavonic Version).

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  • Among ancient remains in the vicinity may be mentioned Galgberget, the place of execution, with tall stone pillars still standing; and the remarkable stone labyrinth of Trdjeborg.

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  • Standing on cliffs of considerable elevation, the town has repeatedly suffered from ravages of the sea.

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  • Meanwhile in addition to many legal works of high standing, he had begun the publication of that long series of histories and historical romances which has made his name a household word in Germany.

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  • He is the exact opposite of the miraculous personage of later legend - a mere man, standing always on the solid ground of reality, whose only arms are trust in his God and the protection of his powerful allies.

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  • Among modern churches is the Roman Catholic pro-cathedral, standing near the cathedral.

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  • Fore-feet with four toes, having distinct hoofs: the first toe being absent, the third the longest, the second and fourth nearly equal, and the fifth the shortest and scarcely reaching the ground in the ordinary standing position.

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  • Nasal bones large and stout, co-ossified, and standing out freely above the premaxillae, from which they are separated by a deep and wide fissure; the latter small, generally not meeting in the middle line in front, often rudimentary.

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  • Their monotheism remains Semitic - even in their conception of the cosmogonic and illuminating function of Wisdom they regard God as standing outside the world of physical nature and man, and do not grasp or accept the idea of the identity of the human and the divine; there is thus a sharp distinction between their general theistic position and that of Greek philosophy.

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  • It decomposes slowly on standing, yielding water and nitrous oxide.

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  • The most remarkable consist of long avenues of menhirs or standing stones; but there is also a profusion of other erections, such as dolmens and barrows, throughout the whole district.

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  • A reserve fund was created of which the nucleus was the sum already standing to the credit of the " Reserve fund for increasing the rate of interest " (£TI,113,865), plus £T300,000 at least in cash by the issue of sufficient unified bonds to produce that amount and the sum of £T150,000 to be paid by the government to the public debt at the rate of £T15,000 per annum.

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  • Napoleon, then standing near the Gustavus Adolphus monument on the field of Liitzen, heard the roar of a heavy cannonade to his right rear.

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  • Sometimes, in the months of June, July and August, when the sherki or south wind is blowing, the thermometer at break of day is known to stand at 112° F., while at noon it rises to 1 19° and a little before two o'clock to 122°, standing at sunset at 114°, but this scale of temperature is exceptional.

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  • Reckon seven weeks from the time of putting the sickle to the standing corn.

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  • In general it is laid down (cap. i.) that the priest, in benedictions outside the Mass, shall be vested in surplice and stole, and shall give the blessing standing and bare-headed.

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  • In a fresh solution a-glucose only exists, but on standing it is slowly transformed into -y-glucose, equilibrium being reached when the a and y forms are present in the ratio o 368:0.632 (Tanret, Zeit.

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  • On standing, some latices separate, more or less readily, into an upper layer resembling cream and consisting of the globules, and a lower watery layer.

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  • The globules which furnish the cream gradually pass on standing into solid caoutchouc, a process which is facilitated by rapid stirring, or by the addition of an acid or other chemical agent.

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  • The latex, which is usually coagulated by standing or by heating, is obtained from incisions in the bark of the tree.

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  • The Arabic geographer Bakri gave a description of the chief Roman buildings which were standing in his time (Bakri, Descr.

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  • Nearly all the species of plants which grow on these prairies are common to Europe (paeonics, Hemerocallis, asters, pinks, gentians, violets, Cypripedium, Aquilegia, Delphinium, aconites, irises and so on), but here the plants attain a much greater size; a man standing erect is often hidden by the grasses.

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  • The ducal palace, standing in extensive grounds, contains a collection of historical curiosities and a gallery of pictures, which includes works by Cimabue, Lippi,Rubens,Titian and Van Dyck.

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  • She was represented standing, in a long tunic; on her head was a helmet, ornamented with sphinxes and griffins; on her breast was the aegis, fringed with serpents and the Gorgon's head in centre.

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  • Bangor has been identified by some antiquarians as the site of the mythical city of Norumbega, and it was reported in 1656 that Fort Norombega, built by the French, was standing here; but the authentic history of Bangor begins in 1769 when the first settlers came.

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  • in diameter, standing on the south side of the court.

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  • The inconsistencies between the real and the epic Guillaume are often left standing in the poems. The personages associated with Guillaume in his Spanish wars belong to Provence, and have names common in the south.

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  • His mother, Barbara Watzelrode, belonged to a family of high mercantile and civic standing.

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  • Each of these ruins has been visited by archaeologists who have copied inscriptions, described the temples, triumphal arches, porticos, mausoleums and the other monuments which are still standing, collected statues or other antiquities; and in many cases they have actually excavated.

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  • That is neces sarily a blood-holding structure and is obliterated and fused with soft tissues of the sternal region so that the lamellae cannot be detached and presented as standing out from it.

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  • in length and i in breadth, with a pair of tendinous outgrowths standing out from it at right angles on each side.

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  • The whole series was evidently deposited in shallow water on the summit of a submarine volcano standing in its present isolation, and round which the ocean floor has probably altered but a few hundred feet since the Eocene age.

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  • Malarial fever is not prevalent, and it is interesting to note that there are no swamps or standing waters on the island.

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  • The other physical features of the great day, the darkening of the lights of heaven, are a standing figure of the prophets from Amos v.

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  • In order that international arbitration may do its perfect work, it is not enough to set up a standing tribunal, whether at the Hague or elsewhere, and to equip it with elaborate rules of procedure.

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  • It was once cultivated in Rio Grande do Sul with some success, and it has been grown in Minas Geraes and Sao Paulo, but in no case have the returns been sufficient to give it a permanent standing among the productions of the country.

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  • In historical literature Brazil has produced one writer of high standing - Francisco Adolpho Varnhagen (Visconde de Porto Seguro), whose Historia Geral do Brazil is a standard authority on that subject.

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  • The dispute was of very old standing, and the settlement by arbitration in 1899 of the acute misunderstanding between Great Britain and Venezuela regarding the western boundary of British Guiana, and the reference to arbitration in that same year of the FrancoBrazilian dispute, led to an agreement being made in 1901 between Brazil and Great Britain for the submission of their differences to the arbitration of the king of Italy.

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  • in the British Museum, the present north-west tower of the palace is shown standing apart, and only joined to the abbey by a low cloister.

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  • The light and elegant tower (Torre del Mangla) soaring from one side of the palace was begun in 1338 and finished after 1348, and the chapel standing at its foot, raised at the expense of the Opera del Duomo as a public thank-offering after the plague of 1348, begun in 1352 and completed in 1376.

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  • Standing in the centre of a great coal-bearing basin, Sydney is naturally the seat of numerous manufactures, to the prosperity of which the abundance and cheapness of coal has been highly conducive.

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  • Next in point of date comes the so-called temple of Ceres, a hexastyle peripteros, which may be dated after 540 B.C. The columns are all standing, and the west and part of the east pediment are still in situ; but of the cella, again, nothing is 1 The dating adopted in the present article, which is in absolute contradiction to that given in the previous edition of this work, is that given by R.

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  • This solid form gradually passes, on standing, into the oily variety.

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  • They are unstable compounds which readily split into the red salt and the free acid on standing.

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  • This measure obliged all the great dignitaries, and the principal towns also, according to their means, to maintain a banderium of five hundred horsemen, or a proportional part thereof, and hold it ready, at the first summons, thus supplying the crown with a standing army 76,875 strong.

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