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  • These steps lead to the Land of the Gargoyles.

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  • Cynthia leaned over as they drew near one and tried to pet it, but the cow moved away a few steps and began grazing again.

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  • It was like walking in water and I almost lost my balance but after a few steps, I could control my motion pretty well.

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  • She reluctantly relinquished the kitten and watched him retrace his steps to the barn.

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  • We drive home from a bar, like we all have done, only someone steps off a curb and we're ruined for life.

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  • He called Lydia's name but it was several minutes before he heard steps, and more time before the door was opened.

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  • She took three steps away from her cave.

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  • With quick steps he went joyfully up to Pierre.

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  • Quick steps crossed the porch.

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  • He took a few steps and then paused, glancing back at her.

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  • When we reached the steps, I turned to him.

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  • For computations, we developed processes that required us to perform many intermediate, error-prone steps to achieve an answer.

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  • She climbed the hill with dragging steps.

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  • It crossed her mind that he might trip on the mossy rocks, but he crossed the creek with sure steps.

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  • She backed up a few steps.

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  • As soon as the mother entered the house, he pocketed the phone, scaled the fence at a low corner, crossed to the surprised boy in a few steps, and placed a rag over his face.

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  • He surprised me in a later conversation by mentioning he was taking steps to remedy the problem.

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  • Quinn was the first to vocalize what dominated all our minds like a walk up the gallows steps.

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  • We've taken steps for my home not to look like a fortress, but believe me, it is.

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  • The trio was out of camera range a few steps later.

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  • Howie stood on the hospital steps.

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  • Jonny turned and walked away, disappearing after a few steps.

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

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  • He smiled to himself as he climbed the steps, wondering what Jake's reaction would be to a search for ancient bones.

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  • Cynthia, trailing a few steps behind, bumped into him as they stopped and stared at the gaping opening.

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  • The darkness immediately engulfed them and they paused a dozen baby steps into the tunnel to allow their eyes to become accustomed to the blackness.

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  • To Dean, the tunnel was even more claustrophobic as he hunched forward, taking baby steps like a second grade schoolyard game.

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  • Neither wanted to retrace their steps to investigate.

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  • While they had made no effort to be quiet, they now moved forward with caution, pausing every few steps to listen.

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  • They moved more quickly, retracing their steps toward the entrance.

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  • They retraced their steps until they reached another fork in the tunnel.

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  • "I suppose this means it's inappropriate to fill Fred in on what happened at the Lucky Pup," Cynthia mused as they climbed the steps to Bird Song.

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  • Brandon Westlake heard him as he climbed the steps and joined them.

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  • Before she could answer, Joseph Dawkins came up the steps with Fred O'Connor close at his heels.

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  • They huffed their way, with Jennifer laughingly stopping to catch her breath every few steps.

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  • He thought she'd walk away, but instead, she cautiously lifted the rope, turned further away from the precipice and took baby steps backwards toward him.

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  • He stumbled the last few steps onto the road and into a glare of lights and buzz of activity.

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  • She limped a few steps forward.

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  • Dean took a deep breath and crept a few tentative steps into the darkness.

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  • "You may want to take steps to prevent her winning," she suggested.

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  • Wynn entered and stopped a few steps into the room, not expecting what was before him.

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  • He used to frown at her when she acted outside the Immortal Laws, unable to appreciate that a deity charged with managing a domain often had to take steps outside the rules to protect one's underworld.

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  • He released her, and she gave another curtsy then took a few steps back.

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  • One flip of the switch and she retraced her steps, quietly slipping under the covers to snuggle close to Alex again.

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  • Alex grabbed Carmen's waist and pulled her back a few steps.

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  • They stayed in the barn for a while, watching as the foal took its first steps, and finally found the milk supply.

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  • She only made it a few steps away from him when she felt a tug on her back belt loop.

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  • Down the steps and around to the car, and then she made the mistake of glancing up at him.

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  • A few steps down the hall the other way assured him Destiny was still asleep.

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  • Sand challenged her first couple of steps.

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  • "Only because I take steps to make certain it stays that way," he said.

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  • I'm taking steps to remedy those issues.

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  • I went several steps farther.

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  • She sat on the river bank across from a series of wide, large steps leading up a hill to the park where the Arch stood, framed against a black sky.

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  • The woman motioned them to follow, her quick steps echoing across the cobblestones.

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  • "What did Gabriel want?" he asked before she'd gone more than a few steps.

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  • She picked her way through the first few steps, startled when he launched himself at a tree, clawed his way up, and bypassed the muddy section by leaping to the next tree.

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  • He looked at the jaguar again and took another two tiny steps, as if testing her resolve to ground him.

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  • She closed her eyes as she stepped into and through the wall and opened them after two steps.

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  • Behind the tent and its low, shallow steps was a small group of blond warriors surrounding a fifth man with darker skin and hair.

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  • Kiera took two steps back, shuddering in disgust and fear.

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  • Kiera approached the door in two quick steps, waved her bracelet in front of one then the second access pad, and pushed the door to hurry it.

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  • A'Ran trailed several steps, watching the way her hips sashayed as she walked.

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  • She took a few steps back and then whirled to run.

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  • She took a few steps back and flinched at the first silent contact of his sword with another's.

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  • He'd dreaded his first steps on his planet, fearing it, too, would've lost faith in him.

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  • You should consider taking steps to assure your husband understands that you've left him for good and want no further contact with him.

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  • Edith at first looked shocked, but almost at once, her face melted to a resigned look—a condemned maiden mounting the guillotine steps, Joan of Arc as the match ignited her pyre.

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  • Cop two remained a dozen steps behind them as if to let the pair know they'd better do as they were told.

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  • The woman, a few steps from girlhood, was attractive in a cute, but no-nonsense way.

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  • "Welcome to Bird Song," he said as they climbed the steps.

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  • If he'd thought for a minute she was suicidal, he'd have taken some steps to protect her from herself.

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  • That she give birth to the baby and march up to the parsonage steps?

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  • He felt like they were moving one step forward, two steps backward.

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  • Retracing his steps to the office, he retrieved the picture.

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  • Carmen took a few extra steps to catch up with Katie's stride.

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  • Taking mincing steps so that the water wouldn't slosh out of the buckets, she worked her way toward the barn door.

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  • He tucked the chicken under his arm and hesitantly joined her at the porch steps.

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  • "Like another world," he responded with a sigh as he followed her up the steps.

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  • Muffled steps hurried down the hall toward her door and Katie pounded on the door.

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  • Snow had drifted across the steps and onto the porch.

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  • She carefully felt her way down the steps and pushed a trail across the yard to the barn.

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  • "That's silly," she said, hesitantly following his steps.

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  • Carmen screamed again and Tessa danced a few steps away, calling to her kid.

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  • Lifting the kid into her arms again, she hopped and limped a few steps, rested and moved again.

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  • She limped a few more steps.

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  • The wild dog ran a few steps toward the trees and then stopped, his head low as he watched her.

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  • Then he led her out patio doors through a small courtyard, down steps and a concrete walkway to a tidy barn.

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  • Jack, the shepherd mix, nudged her, and she trotted down the stairs and up the steps to her elderly neighbor's condo.

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  • She retraced his steps since he entered, seeking anything she might have missed.

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  • He stripped the bandage and showed her the steps again.

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  • Instead of retreating into the forest—the way they'd come—he walked behind a boulder and started up a set of long, shallow steps leading up the mountain.

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  • His shove almost drove her to her knees again.  She steadied herself and looked up in time to see him disappear into the jungle.  Fear made her heart pound.  The strange path he'd been following appeared ahead of her, revealing itself only a few steps at a time.  She started at a walk and quickened to a jog, making sure the path wouldn't close and trip her.  The path kept up with her, and she ran.

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  • Katie turned away and snatched Toby's hand.  They approached the demons tentatively, waiting for the quiet creatures to attack rather than move.  As if under a trance, the demons moved away in synchronized steps.

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  • He retraced his steps a few paces to assure he was on the soft dry sand above the high-tide line, carefully placed his towel down, sat on it and removed his shoes and socks.

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  • As Dean climbed the steep steps, Bobby Witherspoon from the District Attorney's office caught up with him.

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  • But his play was as sharp as usual as he handled a hard ground ball to his left, cleanly gunning the runner out by three steps.

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  • Before leaving, Hunter showed Dean the beach across the road where it was presumed Jeffrey Byrne took his last steps on land.

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  • She pivoted and entered the room, taking baby steps and leaving him to close the door behind her.

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  • He jumped out of the car and dashed up the steps to the house.

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  • He stumbled as he climbed the steps to the pulpit and grasped the podium like a life preserver.

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  • Dean added, "Maybe you're just hoping someone will fall down the front steps of the church and break their neck so you can be Johnny-on-the-spot."

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  • Grabbing his wobbly, stumbling partner, the man made a dash for the curb, nearly knocking down Fred O'Connor, who was only steps from the bar.

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  • These guys are still two steps and a leap ahead of us.

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  • As he turned toward the house, Mrs. Reynolds was preparing to go up the steps.

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  • Alex laughed softly, assisting her up the steps with one hand on her plump elbow.

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  • Locking the door, she snapped the shirt back up and walked down the porch steps.

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  • After a few steps, she ran the rest of the way to the porch.

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  • He followed her down the porch steps and across the yard.

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  • He took the steps two at a time and strode to his truck without acknowledging Alex.

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  • She bounced down the steps to the living room as Alex came through the door.

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  • Alex followed her with brisk steps.

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  • Quick steps came down the hallway behind a bobbing flashlight.

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  • Alex replaced the receiver and retraced his steps to the lobby.

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  • Quick steps, and then he was down the concrete stairs.

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  • He was starting the car as she ran across the porch and down the steps.

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  • The rabbit tired of her inquisition and hopped away a few steps.

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  • The foal snorted and danced back a few steps.

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  • She barely made it to the porch steps when the third pain hit.

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  • She took a few more steps and made it to the door.

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  • Vaguely, she heard someone on the porch and recognized the quick steps.

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  • Josh staggered and lunged up the steps.

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  • Unstable as he was, it didn't take much to send Josh down the porch steps.

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  • He lifted her into his arms and took a few steps before setting her down again.

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  • Retracing her steps to the house, she found Alex and Jonathan preparing breakfast.

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  • Her steps went faster.

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  • Darian walked through the fortress, retracing their steps from earlier, until they reached the foyer.

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  • Jenn took a few steps away, looking around.

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  • Eyes on the ground, she retraced their steps until she found the circle she'd drawn.

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  • She retraced her steps until she reached the tall walls outside of the orchard.

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  • The loss of the magic from the immortal world made her feel slow and heavy as she took her first few steps.

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  • Jenn took several steps towards him, Darian shifted, reminded of another temptress, one that had succeeded not only in mating with him but betraying him.

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  • She made it only a few steps before the shaking earth brought her to her knees.

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  • Suddenly, the boy's gaze sharpened, and he pushed past him, stopping after a few steps.

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  • The resemblance between father and son was enough to make her stop two steps into the clearing.

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  • Four steps in, the stone bottom dropped out from under him, and he all but dropped her into the depths of the Springs.

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  • As he drew her into the circle of his arms, she followed his steps, wrapping her arms around his neck.

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  • Aaron took quick steps, the way Alex did, and Rob had a tireless power walk.

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  • She parked her gray Thunderbird behind Denton's bright red sports car and climbed the steps to the porch.

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  • A back door opened off the kitchen and she descended the rock slab steps to the yard.

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  • As she climbed the porch steps she noticed something lying in front of the door.

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  • Then, never taking her gaze off the snake, she backed down the steps.

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  • Taking a deep breath, she lowered the groceries to the steps and retained her grip on the broom.

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  • Brandishing the broom, she raced down the porch steps, screaming at the dog.

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  • He gently coaxed the whip from her hand and took a few steps away from her.

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  • As she ascended the porch steps, she noticed two books lying in the rocker.

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  • She showered and dressed in warmer clothes, locked the house door, and descended the steps to the car.

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  • As she climbed the porch steps, a chopping sound drifted from the back yard.

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  • Taking a few steps back she gripped the ax half way down on the handle and slammed it down against the block of wood with a dull whack.

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  • Keaton's steps faded toward the front door and then hesitated before turning back to the kitchen.

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  • He guided her up the steps that led to an apartment over a garage.

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  • Then someone else can fumble on the steps.

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  • Taking a few running steps toward the living room, she turned and flipped it at him.

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  • But the clipped steps on the porch denied it.

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  • She trotted down the steps behind him.

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  • He held it out, and she took a few steps back.

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  • She hurried the last few steps to him and flung her arms around him.

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  • A few steps down the second wall, the stone turned to wood.

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  • After four steps, she felt them and grimaced, a rough edge piercing one finger.

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  • Hugging herself, she sensed the magic in the air and moved back a few steps, not wanting to be caught up in the purple crossfire.

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  • The Original Other didn't release her, instead pulling her back a few steps.

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  • The pope or his legate, however, took no steps to remove abuses or otherwise reform the Scandinavian churches.

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  • The first steps toward this change had been taken, however, by the Republicans in 1870.

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  • He was unpopular, however, owing to his conservative views, and was assassinated on the 15th of November, as he was alighting at the steps of the House of Assembly.

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  • The streets of Valletta, paved with stone, run along and across the ridge, and end on each side towards the water in steep flights of steps.

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  • Beyond the introduction of the spider line it is unnecessary to mention the various steps by which the Gascoigne micrometer assumed the modern forms now in use, or to describe in detail the suggestions of Hooke, 4 Wren, Smeaton, Cassini, Bradley, Maskelyne, Herschel, Arago, Pearson, Bessel, Struve, Dawes, &c., or the successive productions of the great artists Ramsden, Troughton, Fraunhofer, Ertel, Simms, Cooke, Grubb, Clarke and Repsold.

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  • Both these methods, differing from that now employed, are interesting as preliminary steps towards the method of fluxions and the differential calculus.

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  • He took the first steps towards the canonization of Queen Margaret of Scotland, and sent missionaries under Portuguese auspices to the Congo.

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  • 8 a steps and a wooden staircase give access to the monastery.

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  • His violence gave Pellegrini the opportunity of taking active steps to preserve the peace.

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  • One of the first steps of President Roca, after his accession to office, was to arrange a meeting with the president of Chile at the Straits of Magellan.

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  • The steps by which the practice of resting from labour on the Lord's day instead of on the Sabbath was established in Christendom and received civil as well as ecclesiastical sanction are dealt with under Sunday; it is enough to observe here that this practice is naturally and even necessarily connected with the religious observance of the Lord's day as a day of worship and religious gladness, and is in full accordance with the principles laid down by Jesus in His criticism of the Sabbath of the Scribes.

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  • Federation at no time actually dropped out of sight, but it was not until thirtyfive years later that any practical steps were taken towards its accomplishment.

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  • This conference adopted an address to the queen expressing its loyalty and attachment, and submitting certain resolutions which affirmed the desirability of an early union, under the crown, of the Australasian colonies, on principles just to all, and provided that the remoter Australasian colonies should be entitled to admission upon terms to be afterwards agreed upon, and that steps should be taken for the appointment of delegates to a national Australasian convention, to consider and report upon an adequate scheme for a federal convention.

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  • Sculptured slabs form balustrades to the steps leading up to the temple, and its exterior is ornamented with figures in stucco, the outer faces of the four pillars in front having life-size figures of women with children in their arms. The small Temple of Beau Relief stands on a narrow ledge of rock against the steep slope of the mountain.

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  • Before the accession of Charles, the only son of Philip, two steps had been taken of great importance in the direction of unification.

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  • They often end in a cul-de-sac. The principal street is the rue de la Kasbah, which leads up to the citadel by 497 steps.

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  • The principal entrance, reached by a flight of 23 steps, is ornamented with a portico supported by four black-veined marble columns.

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  • Large steps were made towards the union of the two kingdoms by the representation of Scotland in the parliament at Westminster; free trade between the two countries was established, the administration of justice greatly improved, vassalage and heritable jurisdictions abolished, and security and good order maintained by the council of nine appointed by the Protector.

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  • - The editio princeps, based mainly on a transcript of D, was printed at Venice, 1472: the first scientific text, based on B, C and D, was that of Camerarius, completed 1552, in whose steps followed Lambinus (with a commentary which is still useful), 1576; Taubmann, 1605-1621; Pareus (a meritorious edition), 1619 and 1623; Guyet, edited by Marolles, 1658; Gronovius (the "Vulgate"), 1664-1684; then, after the lapse of more than a century, came the editions of Bothe, 1809-1811; Naudet, 1830; and Weise, 1837-1848.

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  • One day he gave a banquet to his friends, and after it they sallied forth with torches, singing through the streets, Francis being crowned with garlands as the king of the revellers; after a time they missed him, and on retracing their steps they found him in a trance or reverie, a permanently altered man.

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  • The several steps whereby the members of the grand council succeeded in eliminating the people from a share in the government, and reducing the doge to the position of their ornamental representative, cannot here be described.

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  • During the march Albertones native division mistook the road, and found itself obliged to delay in the Arimondi column by retracing its steps.

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  • The progress of the archbishop's opinion towards that middle Protestantism, if it may be so called, which he did so much to impress on the formularies of the Church of England, was gradual, as a brief enumeration of the successive steps in that progress will show.

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  • He had not taken steps to publish this, but by some unknown channel a copy reached the council, and it could not be ignored.

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  • In the doctrines of the Neoplatonists, of whom Plotinus is the most important, we have the worldprocess represented after the example of Plato as a series of descending steps, each being less perfect than its predecessors, since it is further removed from the first cause.'

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  • He here observes that " all quite down from us the descent is by easy steps, and a continued series of things, that in each remove differ very little from one another."

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  • Evolution, or development, is, in fact, at present employed in biology as a general name for the history of the steps by which any living being has acquired the morphological and the physiological characters which distinguish it.

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  • Instead of regarding living things as capable of arrangement in one series like the steps of a ladder, the results of modern investigation compel us to dispose them as if they were the twigs and branches of a tree.

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  • He was attacked by assassins on the steps of St Peter's and badly wounded; attendants carried him to a cardinal's house, and, fearing poison, he was nursed only by his wife and Sancha, his sister-in-law.

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  • Steps lead from this temple to an enclosed flight of stairs, which in the cold season descend to the water, but in the rains are covered almost to the top. This is the ghat where some 600 helpless people were slain, in spite of a promise of safe-conduct from the Nana.

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  • The steps which lead from the appearance of formaldehyde to that of the first well-defined carbohydrate are again matters of speculation.

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  • So far only is it possible to speak with certainty, but it is permissible to take a few steps into the twilight of dawning knowledge and indicate the chief subdivisions which are likely to be established in the great crust-hollow and the great crust-heap. The boundary between these should obviously be the mean surface of the sphere.

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  • He wrote too some excellent tales of adventure, notably The Thirty-Nine Steps (1915) and Greenmantle (1916).

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  • There was a flight of steps ascending to these doors, and beyond were two smaller doors encrusted with jewels - the rubies were particularly fine.

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  • The levels are connected by flights of steps, and are composed of a labyrinth of chambers and passages, whose length aggregates over 65 m.

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  • In 1890 he tells us how a grievous error had been committed in one of the first steps, and pathetically adds, "My spirit in the work was broken, and I have never heartily proceeded with it since."

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  • The plan of the Propylaea consists of a large square hall, from which five steps lead up to a wall pierced by five gateways of graduated sizes, the central one giving passage to a road suitable for beasts or possibly for vehicles.

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  • The Propylaea were approached in Greek times by a zig-zag path, terraced along the rock; this was superseded in Roman times by a broad flight of steps.

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  • The normal ambo, when the church contained only one, had three stages or degrees, one above the other, and it was usually mounted by a flight of steps at each end.

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  • In the Russian Orthodox Church the term "ambo" is used of the semicircular steps leading to the platform in front of the iconostasis, but in cathedrals the bishop has an ambo in the centre of the church.

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  • The bulk of the Black Sea fleet .and a few other battleships were, however, still left, and since 1904 steps have been taken to build new ships, both battleships and powerful cruisers.

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  • It is proposed to trace briefly the steps by which this result was obtained.

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  • The above-named acts enable the Board of Trade to take all the necessary steps to ensure that the safety of passenger trains is sufficiently guarded.

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  • While ascending or descending steps at stations .

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  • The cars are entered by steps at each end, and are provided with lavatories and a supply of iced water.

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  • Under the heading of Abiogenesis is discussed the series of steps by which the modern acceptance of biogenesis and rejection of abiogenesis has been brought about.

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  • It propagated and spread with extraordinary rapidity, so that by Dominic's death in 1221, only five or six years after the first practical steps towards the execution of the idea, there were over 500 friars and 60 friaries, divided into 8 provinces embracing the whole of western Europe.

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  • It is to Holland and to the 17th century that we must turn for the first real steps towards Jewish emancipation.

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  • A fine paved corridor running east from this gives access to a line of the later magazines, and through a columnar hall to the central court beyond, while to the left of this a broad and stately flight of steps leads up to a kind of entrance hall on an upper terrace.

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  • In 1894 the Porte, at the instance of the powers, nominated a Christian, Karatheodory Pasha, to the governorship, and the Christians, mollified by the concession, agreed to take part in the assembly which soon afterwards was convoked; no steps, however, were taken to remedy the financial situation, which became the immediate cause of the disorders that followed.

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  • The first steps were taken in that direction just after the close of the proprietary period in 1729, but the work was not completed until 1815.1 The first permanent English colony in North Carolina was established at Albemarle on the Chowan river about 1660 by people from Virginia.

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  • Cornelia P. Spencer, First Steps in North Carolina History (6th ed., Raleigh, 1893), is a brief elementary book written for use in the public schools.

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  • Laymen also belonged to it, like Hermann of Fritzlar and Rulman Merswin, the rich banker of Strassburg (author of a mystical work, Buck der neon Felsen, on the nine rocks or upwards steps of contemplation).

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  • There are two small towns, Capri (450 ft.) and Anacapri (980 ft.), which until the construction of a carriage road in 1874 were connected only by a flight of 784 steps (the substructures of which at least are ancient).

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  • Mark Bell crossed the continent in 1887 and illustrated its ancient trade routes, following the steps of Archibald Colquhoun, who wandered from Peking to Talifu in 1881.

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  • Below it are covered promenades, and from it steps descend to the lower town, the oldest part of which (the so-called Marina), sloping gradually towards the sea, is probably the nucleus of the Roman municipium, while the quarter of Stampace lies to the west, and beyond it again the suburb of Sant' Avendrace.

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  • gradualis, of or belonging to steps or degrees; gradus, step), advancing or taking place by degrees or step by step; hence used of a slow progress or a gentle declivity or slope, opposed to steep or precipitous.

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  • This antiphon received the name either because it was sung on the steps of the altar or while the deacon was mounting the steps of the ambo for the reading or singing of the Gospel.

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  • From 1784 to 1795 improvements advanced with steady steps.

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  • Antiochus next, following in the steps of Alexander, crossed into the Kabul valley, received the homage of the Indian king Sophagasenus and returned west by way of Seistan and Kerman (206/5).(206/5).

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  • No sane person would suppose that the minutes of a modern legislative body explain the steps by which legislation has been passed, or the issues really involved.

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  • Firdousi directed his steps to Mazandaran, and took refuge with Kabus, prince of Jorjan, who at first received him with great favour, and promised him his continued protection and patronage; learning, however, the circumstances under which he had left Ghazni, he feared the resentment of so powerful a sovereign as Mahmud, who he knew already coveted his kingdom, and dismissed the poet with a magnificent present.

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  • Three steps of this modification may be FIG.

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  • Beneath the fine banqueting hall, a flight of steps descends into "the Wogan," a vast subterranean chamber giving access to the harbour.

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  • Concurrently with these undertakings, he steadily prepared to strengthen his position in the political life of France; and it will be well to notice the steps by which he ensured the defeat of the royalists in France and the propping up of the directorial system in the coup d'etat of Fructidor 1797.

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  • Having rivalled the exploits of Caesar, he now longed to follow in the steps of Alexander the Great.

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  • In order to understand the utter inability of the old republican party to withstand these changes, it is needful to retrace our steps and consider the skilful use made by Bonaparte of plots and disturbances as they occurred.

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  • In 1836 he was elected to the Georgia House of Representatives after a campaign in which he was vigorously opposed because he had attacked the doctrine of nullification, and because he had opposed all extra-legal steps against the abolitionists.

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  • He even details the rules to be observed for the lending and care of the books, and he had already taken the preliminary steps for the foundation.

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  • This order can be traced with certainty back to the early Jurassic epoch, while the Permian fossil Eugereon, and the living order - specially modified in many respects - of the Thysanoptera indicate steps by which the aberrant suctorial and piercing mouth of the Hemiptera may have been developed from the biting mouth of primitive Isopteroids, by the elongation of some parts and the suppression of others.

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  • He retraced his steps to Strassburg and Basel; and, at the end of 1526, obtained a preacher's post at Aigle, then a dependency of Bern.

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  • 27) are steps which, though indicated by Merrem, are here for the first time clearly laid down; and the separation of the gulls from the petrels (No.

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  • Brandt now retained very nearly the same arrangement as his predecessor; but, notwithstanding that he could trust to the firmer foundation of internal framework, he took at least two retrograde steps.

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  • The canals were crossed by wooden bridges without steps, and in the case of the wide Grand Canal the bridge at Rialto was carried on boats.

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  • The church is without aisles, and has a semicircular roof, and the choir is raised twelve steps above the floor of the nave.

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  • This noble pile, with a large and handsome dome, a secondary cupola over the altar, and a striking portal and flight of steps, occupies one of the most conspicuous sites in Venice on the point of land that separates the mouth of the Guidecca from the Grand Canal.

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

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  • This ideal is before the cotton grower in all parts of the world, but practical steps are not always taken to realize it.

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  • In Uganda the association took no steps, but activity in cottongrowing is not unknown, and some good cotton is being produced.

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  • Germany and France, and in a less degree Belgium, Portugal and Italy, have taken some steps.

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  • that Stilicho was plotting with Alaric and with Germans in Gaul and taking other treasonable steps in order to make his own son Eucherius emperor.

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  • The position became more difficult, when the legate took steps against John of Beirut without any authorization from the high court.

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  • One of the first steps was to move the Book Room and the meeting place of the executive committee from Bemersley to London.

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  • The various approaches to the citadel on the northern side - the rock-cut flight of steps north-east of the Erechtheum, the stairs leading to the well Clepsydra, and the intermediate passage supposed to have furnished access to the Persians - are all to be attributed to the primitive epoch.

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  • high, approached on either side by a flight of steps leading to the top; this block, which Curtius supposes to have been the primitive altar of Zeus "T ' w ros, may be safely identified with the orators' bema, 6 X Wos Ev 7-?7 IIUKvL (Aristoph.

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  • They consist of chambers of various sizes, some of which were evidently human habitations, together with cisterns, channels, seats, steps, terraces and quadrangular tombs, all cut in the rock.

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  • Close to it are a series of steps hewn in the rock which connect with those discovered in 1886 within the Acropolis wall.

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  • resting on a stylobate of three steps; its length is 27 ft., its breadth 182 ft., and its total height, from the apex of the pediment to the bottom of the steps, 23 ft.

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  • With the exception of the foundations and two lower steps of the stylobate, it was entirely of Pentelic marble, and possessed 104 Corinthian columns, 56 ft.

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