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storm Sentence Examples

  • The storm continued most of the night.

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  • The still air became more charged the closer they got to the center of the storm, the sky darker.

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  • A blowing snow storm delayed our flight north.

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  • Suddenly a storm came up.

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  • The storm moved over them as they ate, rumbling and flashing angrily.

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  • As soon as the sun appeared in a clear strip of sky beneath the clouds, the wind fell, as if it dared not spoil the beauty of the summer morning after the storm; drops still continued to fall, but vertically now, and all was still.

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  • He'd probably storm out and leave her.

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  • I was just ... well, the storm was so violent, and it was so cold.

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  • That storm is monstrous!

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  • Don't know the size of the storm about to hit you, do you.

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  • That storm is monstrous!

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  • In an hour or so the storm would abate and they could leave.

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  • "The snow storm," he responded.

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  • "Blow it up?" she shouted above the storm, careening into him as he maneuvered around a fallen table.

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  • He grabbed the storm door and jerked on it.

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  • The storm passed quickly, but the night remained warm.

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  • A dust storm was probably brewing.

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  • The world outside her was calm, but the storm within her brewed.

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  • The world outside her was calm, but the storm within her brewed.

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  • "That woman could blow this entire enterprise higher than a kite in a wind storm," Quinn said.

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  • The tumultuous storm was beginning to lose some of its fury.

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  • I could see another storm cloud looming on the horizon.

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  • Cody, sprawled in the middle of the street after being hit by a car, blood trickling from his skull into a nearby storm drain.

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  • "Will you tell me why you betrayed him before I kill you?" he asked with calmness at odds with the storm in his breast.

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  • "Will you tell me why you betrayed him before I kill you?" he asked with calmness at odds with the storm in his breast.

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  • Something blocked the storm and sun sources she'd felt, but the others flowed to her freely.

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  • These small waves raised by the evening wind are as remote from storm as the smooth reflecting surface.

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  • She sighed and opened the door, leaving the storm door locked.

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  • The woodman sang of the wild forest; the plowman sang of the fields; the shepherd sang of his sheep; and those who listened forgot about the storm and the cold weather.

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  • It's hard to tell exactly what happened, because the storm covered any tracks.

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  • Through some perfect storm of wars, downturns, and disasters, the once-sunny outlook turned dark.

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  • I think she's ready to foal and it looks like a storm is brewing out there.

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  • "Nothing like a good storm to wake you up," the old man observed as he maneuvered around a tight switchback.

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  • The storm kicked up dust behind them, but they managed to beat it to the corral.

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  • This isn't the first dust storm you've been through, is it?

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  • He understood that for him the storm had blown over, and that Kutuzov would content himself with that hint.

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  • Dad was in a hurry to beat the storm, so she had said nothing as the car backed out of the drive.

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  • Water streamed through the gutters, and those cars out in the storm crawled block-to-block.

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  • Such a storm of feelings, thoughts, and memories suddenly arose within him that he could not fall asleep, nor even remain in one place, but had to jump up and pace the room with rapid steps.

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  • No one else would attempt to catch rays with the clouded sky and massive storm clouds in the distance!

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  • The dust storm might work in their favor, but it would only increase their discomfort.

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  • On the twelfth of July, on the eve of that action, there was a heavy storm of rain and hail.

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  • You're a storm trooper pig!

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  • No one's going to storm in here and arrest you are they?

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  • The storm was so bad and there was no warning light.

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  • No other vehicles were encountered—the storm apparently frightened away the more faint-at-heart tourists.

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  • The storm roared in through the ceiling, hail and water pelting her body while thunder deafened her.

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  • Donning a heavy coat and some rubber boots that she found in the entry closet, she battled the storm to the shed.

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  • She did not want to be there when the storm awoke!

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  • The storm is swallowing up the levies, and we sent folks north.

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  • The storm has blown two of the little ones out of the nest.

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  • I feel more like a ship's sailor in a storm, with shredded sails with someone handing me a needle and thread.

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  • Grabbing a camera, he hopped out into the fury of the storm, "for a few quick lightning shots."

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  • The storm was long since over and there was bright, joyous sunshine on Natasha's face as she gazed tenderly at her husband and child.

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  • Oh, and the tropical storm will become a hurricane late Saturday night.

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  • A snow storm cancelled our return flight Sunday.

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  • She froze at the sight straight out of her vision—the little boy, Cody, spread-eagled in the street near the storm drain.

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  • The storm raged on around them and finally began to abate.

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  • Hey, boss, the storm blew out our explosives work.

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  • The storm beating against the windows had shut down the power; the hall was lit by candles and makeshift torches.

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  • On the third day after the beginning of the storm the snow ceased.

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  • As the days wore on, the drifts gradually shrunk, but before they were wholly gone another storm came, so that I scarcely felt the earth under my feet once all winter.

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  • She turned to go back to the house and realized she wouldn't be able to make it before the storm caught up with her.

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  • Coldness, then the sound of the storm beating the building around him.

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  • The storm ended with the same abruptness it began just as the Deans commenced the trip down the mountain, glued to the water-soaked seats.

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  • "God be thanked," thought the overseer, "the storm has blown over!"

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  • His hearers expected a story of how beside himself and all aflame with excitement, he had flown like a storm at the square, cut his way in, slashed right and left, how his saber had tasted flesh and he had fallen exhausted, and so on.

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  • The storm was beautiful and terrifying in its paralyzed fury.

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  • The change from storm and winter to serene and mild weather, from dark and sluggish hours to bright and elastic ones, is a memorable crisis which all things proclaim.

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  • She started to shut the door, but he had the storm door open and his foot in the door before she could react.

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  • He had steered through many a storm with firm hand and sea-wise eye.

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  • The storm then broke out, and the ministers were banished (1538).

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  • They failed, however, in both attempts; and in the latter, owing to the darkness, and to the occurrence of a violent storm which suddenly swelled the torrents in the ravines, their force was thrown into inextricable confusion, and they were compelled to abandon their camp and make the best of their escape from the country.

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  • But suddenly a storm came on, chromatic scales and diminished sevenths were heard in the orchestra, everyone ran off, again dragging one of their number away, and the curtain dropped.

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  • Somewhere a storm was gathering, but only a small cloud had scattered some raindrops lightly, sprinkling the road and the sappy leaves.

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  • We're running into a little turbulence from the storm.

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  • March came in like a lion with a snow storm.

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  • Hopefully it would offer some kind of shelter from the threatening storm.

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  • We're close enough, and our camp sight will give us a little protection from the coming storm.

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  • Was Cade weathering out the storm?

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  • Her heart was pounding and it wasn't only fear of the storm.

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  • How could it be so cold during an electrical storm?

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  • The storm made the forest pitch dark; therefore, searching was useless until it abated.

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  • Darian, who had willingly hired a sailboat and sailed straight into a tropical storm.

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  • The cool rain felt good against his hot skin, and he stood in the dark walkway between the gym and the house, soothed by the storm.

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  • The frozen sea beneath her feet was the color of tar, the black clouds above paused mid-swirl around a pop of blue sky in the storm's center.

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  • Before long, she was drenched and chilled, her skin crawling from the bridled charged energy of the storm.

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  • He shouted at her, fury on his face, but his words were lost to the storm.

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  • Familiar coldness and silence washed over her before the quiet was replaced by the storm's furious bellow.

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  • Jonny looked healthy and rested, his dark eyes swirling, his clothing dry and neat despite the storm.

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  • An odd ringing sound punctuated the rumbling storm.

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  • He's forever in that stage that precedes a perfect storm.

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  • A storm brewed on the horizon, visible through the window behind Death.

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  • His gaze went to the incoming storm.

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  • He watched explosions wrack his planet until they rose high enough that the toxic dust storm he'd started marred the surface of the planet from view.

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  • "I just hope it isn't the calm before the storm," she added, holding up crossed fingers.

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  • The Deans referred to the episode as the storm before the calm.

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  • No sign of Corday and his army of storm troopers?

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  • Thursday's storm had roared into town with uncommon severity, bringing with it not only more than two feet of fresh snow, but a wind that set the white stuff a-dancing and swirling about the town, like a wild rhumba or some native fertility rite.

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  • A breeze pushed the last of the storm up the valley, moving it south, toward the mountains behind him.

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  • Clouds from the retreating storm looked like a triumphant army, hauling away its ordinance for another engagement—with only white-gray stragglers tagging behind.

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  • I don't want a gang of storm troopers invading my mother-in-law's house at midnight to ask my wife a few simple questions.

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  • Any port in a storm.

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  • Half way to the house she turned to find him slowly following, absorbed in the beauty of the winter storm.

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  • The compound was the eye of a storm.

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  • Toby clutched it and twisted in the branch's grip, until he could see the dark storm clouds moving slowly across the sky.

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  • Maybe the storm will clear up.

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  • Dean began to float back to sleep, half content in the thought that the storm might wash out the steamy, unseasonable humidity.

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  • He and his mother would sit out on their porch in the most frenzied storm, watching the wild and wonder­ful display.

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  • The late night storm had blown Wednesday's hazy whiteness east to New Jersey and the Atlantic beyond, leaving in its place a high pressure system, a sky painted deep blue and patched with just enough puffy clouds for contrast.

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  • Real bikers weren't bothered by a little rain, he tried to tell himself, but the car radio spoke of a storm system moving up from the south, bringing with it high winds and torren­tial rain.

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  • According to the National Weather Service, this is a doozy of a storm.

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  • The police figured you weren't coming, with the storm and all.

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  • It was even less appealing in the dark of the storm.

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  • The sun flooded in through the still-open drapes, announcing that the violent storm of the night before had fled out to sea.

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  • It was going to be a bad storm.

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  • Why couldn't this storm wait a few more weeks?

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  • The thick log walls insulated them from some of the noise, but the storm was fierce.

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  • In that moment the storm was forgotten as she waited breathlessly for his lips to touch hers.

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  • He had braved the storm last night to get her.

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  • The cold front turned into a winter storm that started with freezing rain and ended with snow.

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  • She had been looking forward to their first winter storm, snuggled together.

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  • Katie and Bill had weathered the storm well with their new family.

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  • The storm door squealed a protest as he left the house, and the porch moaned with each step he took away from her.

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  • She lay still, praying that the storm would go around them this time.

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  • We're in the middle of an electrical storm.

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  • Of course he knows, and as soon as I told him there was a storm, he would have insisted on calling me back.

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  • So call him back when the storm is over.

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  • Leaning against the wall, she stared out into the storm.

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  • The storm had passed.

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  • Is the storm over?

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  • The Black God glowed like a storm cloud.

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  • The winter storm made her want to huddle under the covers.

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  • Darian was thigh deep in snow, though the storm had stopped and the half-moon was out and bright.

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  • The storm grew too heavy and she stopped finally, looking around her.

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  • The wind howled as she settled against the far wall to wait out the storm.

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  • "What're you doing out in this storm?" she asked.

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  • Where Damian radiated sunlight and Jonny storm clouds, Darian shifted between the two.

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  • He expected the sight of her to stir the storm within him.

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  • The Black God came into view, trailed by his storm clouds.

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  • The local barbarians told us of its power, how it can heal a man from death and stop a storm from destroying a village.

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  • The morning storm had left a fresh beautiful day and the children were playing in the back yard.

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  • Carmen was telling Katie about the new customers and mentioned that the morning storm had interrupted their plans to scout out a trail.

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  • It looks like a storm is building and I need to get some work done in the garden.

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  • How could she say he was irresponsible when she had left hers out in a storm?

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  • She'd be back before the storm.

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  • She would be back at the house in another 45 minutes, ahead of the storm and with no one the wiser.

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  • Any other time she probably would have let him grab a mouthful to munch on his way down, but the storm was getting closer faster than she anticipated.

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  • I forgot my phone there today and wanted to get it before the storm.

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  • I forgot my phone and a storm was coming up.

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  • She watched, fascinated, as the storm crept closer.

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  • She dashed around, pausing to gape at the storm as she closed each window securely against its fury.

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  • What are you doing out in this storm?

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  • Certainly it's safer here than braving the storm to find shelter.

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  • He was trying to keep her busy so she wouldn't have time to think about the storm.

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  • But the storm has moved on.

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  • Surely the storm must have moved on.

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  • Now that the storm had passed, her taut muscles relaxed and she felt weak.

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  • Oh yes, the storm.

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  • Are you trying to tell me that you came out here because you were afraid of the storm?

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  • A melted candle lay on the counter, a reminder of the storm, but the lights were working.

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  • She explained why she was in Fayetteville and mentioned that Keaton had braved the storm to be with her.

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  • With any luck, she would be out of Arkansas before another storm struck - a storm without Justin to solace her.

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  • It must have blown off in the storm.

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  • Their kiss was like an Arkansas storm - wild, warm and full of electricity.

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  • I shouldn't have left without talking to you, but I'm a number one chicken and I wanted to get out ahead of that storm.

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  • With it, they could weather any storm.

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  • He rose and approached her, followed by the intensity of a storm cloud.

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  • Jessi inched away, sensing the teen's storm cloud energy surge.

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  • On the 13th of October 1307 came the arrest of all the Knights Templar in France, the breaking of a storm conjured up by royal jealousy and greed.

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  • Her husband, though he afterwards deteriorated, seems at that time to have been neither better nor worse than the Berrichon squires around him, and the first years of her married life, during which her son Maurice and her daughter Solange were born, except for lovers' quarrels, were passed in peace and quietness, though signs were not wanting of the coming storm.

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  • To a youth and womanhood of storm and stress had succeeded an old age of serene activity and then of calm decay.

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  • When the storm had blown over he returned to London, and employed his leisure in works which were less political in their tone.

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  • Young, brave and handsome, he won the love and devotion of his people, and guided them through the long years of storm and stress with wisdom and ability.

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  • The last years of his life were troubled by a new period of storm and stress which called for his highest powers of calculation and self-control.

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  • 19 a storm centre of Canadian politics.

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  • halfpenny a box on lucifer matches in 1871 (for which he suggested the epigram ex luce lucelluni, "out of light a little profit") roused a storm of opposition, and had to be dropped.

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  • Charles de Lesseps, a victim offered to the fury of the politicians, tried to divert the storm upon his head and prevent it from reaching his father.

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  • In the presence of the rising storm the duchess was bewildered, seeing clearly the folly of the policy she was obliged to carry out no less than its difficulty.

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  • sought to capture the city, but a storm destroyed a great number of his ships, and his army of some 30,000, chiefly Spaniards, was defeated by the Algerians under their pasha, Hassan.

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  • But the storm overwhelmed him: sober Catholics felt that his vulgar extravagances had prejudiced Catholic doctrine, and Miltitz, who was sent from Rome to deal with the situation, administered to him a severe castigation.

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  • The great storm of the Mutiny of 1857, though dangerous while it lasted, was short.

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  • They left Plymouth on the Toth of June, but owing to a terrific storm it was not till the 25th that they met at the rendezvous.

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  • Having obtained his coronation, Frederick withdrew to Germany, while Milan prepared herself against the storm which threatened.

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  • When it was found that there was to be no direct compensation for Italy a storm of indignation was aroused against Austria, and also against Signor Tittoni.

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  • Then in October the beaten monarch returned to England, no course open to him but to bow before the storm.

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  • Then the storm burst.

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  • Leaving his aunt, Matilda, abbess of Quedlinburg, as regent of Germany, Otto, in February 99 8, led Gregory back to Rome, took the castle of St Angelo by storm and put Crescentius to death.

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  • A sudden storm gave abundance of rain, while hail and thunder confounded their enemies, and enabled the Romans to gain an easy and complete victory.

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  • Taken by storm on New Year's day 1813 by the Russians, Lenkoran was in the same year formally surrendered by Persia to Russia by the treaty of Gulistan, along with the khanate of Talysh, of which it was the capital.

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  • On the seashore fishing naturally became a means of livelihood, and dwellers by the sea, in virtue of the dangers to which they are exposed from storm and unseaworthy craft, are stimulated to a higher degree of foresight, quicker observation, prompter decision and more energetic action in emergencies than those who live inland.

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  • Geological evidence shows that this gap was once bridged by a continuous isthmus which according to the temple records was breached by a violent storm in 1480.

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  • During these interminable struggles of rival princes, Kiev, which had been so long the residence of the grand-prince and of the metropolitan, was repeatedly taken by storm and ruthlessly pillaged, and finally the whole valley of the Dnieper fell a prey to the marauding tribes of the steppe.

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  • Most of the small closed basins, however, contain "playas," or alkali mud flats, that are overflowed when the tributary streams are supplied with storm water.

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  • In 289 Maximian attempted to recover the island, but his fleet was damaged by a storm and he was defeated.

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  • This publication brought to a height the storm which had long been gathering.

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  • According to some, the Lapithae are representatives of the giants of fable, or spirits of the storm; according to others, they are a semi-legendary, semi-historical race, like the Myrmidons and other Thessalian tribes.

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  • Though Jason had fled, it was necessary to storm the city; the drastic measures which Menelaus advised seem to indicate that the poorer classes had been roused to defend the Temple from further sacrilege.

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  • Under cover of a storm, they opened the city-gates to their allies and proceeded to murder Ananus the high priest, and, against the verdict of a formal tribunal, Zacharias the son of Baruch in the midst of the Temple.

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  • But Henry VII.'s accumulations had disappeared; parliament resisted in 1523 the imposition of new taxation; and the attempts to raise forced loans and benevolences in1526-1528created a storm of opposition.

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  • The name of the god signifies the "high one" and he was probably a god of the atmospheric region above the earth - perhaps a storm god like Adad, or like Yahweh among the ancient Hebrews.

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  • This political and material strength enabled the Order to weather the storm by which the Templars were destroyed at the beginning of the 14th century.

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  • Meanwhile Maitland of Lethington had been at the English court, and an English fleet under William Winter was sent to the Forth in January 1560 to waylay Elbeuf's fleet, which was, however, driven back by a storm to Calais.

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  • The decisive conflict, fought on the 20th of August 1794, near the rapids of the Maumee, is called the battle of Fallen Timbers, because the Indians concealed themselves behind the trunks of trees which had been felled by a storm.

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  • As regards the theory, it may be pointed out: (I) that the nature or cosmical miracles - feeding of the five thousand, stilling of the storm, withering of the fig-tree - are as wellattested as the miracles of healing; (2) that many of the diseases, the cure of which is reported, are of a kind with which moral therapeutics could not effect anything; 1 (3) that Christ's own insight regarding the power by which he wrought His works is directly challenged by this explanation, for He never failed to ascribe His power to the Father dwelling in Him.

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  • An opportune storm, however, gave the king an excuse for returning home, as Frederick II.

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  • Sand bars keep filling up the mouths of these channels, necessitating frequent dredging and extension of the breakwaters, work undertaken by the Federal government, which also maintains a most comprehensive and completeystem of aids to navigation, including lighthouses and lightships, fog alarms, gas and other buoys, life-saving, storm signal and weather report stations.

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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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  • The subsequent history of Benares contains two important events, the rebellion of Chait Singh in 1781, occasioned by the demands of Warren Hastings for money and troops to carry on the Mahratta War, and the Mutiny of 1857, when the energy and coolness of the European officials, chiefly of General Neill, carried the district successfully through the storm.

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  • In fact, after the flight of the king and the subsequent suppression of the riots, a warrant was issued for his arrest; and he had barely time to escape to Weimar, where Liszt was at that moment engaged in preparing Tannhauser for performance, before the storm burst upon him with alarming violence.

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  • But the history of mid-19thcentury music is unintelligible until we face the fact that, when the anti-Wagnerian storm was already at its height, Wagner was still fighting for the recognition of music which was most definite just where it realized with ultra-Meyerbeerian brilliance all that Wagner had already begun to detest.

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  • Another stratum is represented by the story of a favourite of the gods known as Ut-Napishtim, who is saved from a destructive storm and flood that destroys 1 The name of the hero, written always ideographically, was for a long time provisionally read Izdubar; but a tablet discovered by T.

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  • By the union of great moral qualities with high, though not the highest, intellectual faculties, he carried the Indian empire safely through the stress of the storm, and, what was perhaps a harder task still, he dealt wisely with the enormous difficulties arising at the close of such a war, established a more liberal policy and a sounder financial system, and left the people more contented than they were before.

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  • She is also designated as Nin-Khar-sag, "Lady of the mountain," which name stands in some relationship to Im-Khar-sag, "storm mountain" - the name of the staged tower or sacred edifice to Bel at Nippur.

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

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  • Being ordered to co-operate with Grant, who was then before Vicksburg, he invested the defences of Port Hudson, Louisiana, in May 1863, and after three attempts to carry the works by storm he began a regular siege.

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  • Next year he took Cornwall by storm.

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  • The storm which shook the external states was favourable to the peace of Judah; the Assyrian power was practically broken, and that of the Chaldeans had scarcely developed into an aggressive form.

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  • be the first objects of attack - might secrete themselves until the storm had blown over.

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  • Inside the bar at its mouth (formed by a storm in 1616) ships of 200 tons can still ascend to Cauto.

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  • against Algiers ended in failure, his fleet being destroyed by a sudden storm (Oct.

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  • In August 1602 Szekesfehervar again fell into the hands of the Turks; in November the siege of Buda by the archduke Matthias, who had taken Pest by storm, was raised by the grand vizier Hassan.

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  • Turkey's severity in repressing the Bulgarian insurrection had raised up in England a storm of public opinion against her, of which the Liberal opposition had taken the fullest advantage; moreover the suspension of payments on the Ottoman debt had dealt Turkey's popularity a blow from which it had never recovered.

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  • After their departure, being driven back to the same place by a storm, they were attacked by the Doliones, who did not recognize them, and in a battle which took place Cyzicus was killed by Jason.

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  • Here they found and took on board the four sons of Phrixus who, after their father's death, had been sent by Aeetes, king of Colchis, to fetch the treasures of Orchomenus, but had been driven by a storm upon the island.

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  • Again, others (Apollonius Rhodius) laid down the course as up the Danube (Ister), from it into the Adriatic by a supposed mouth of that river, and on to Corcyra, where a storm overtook them.

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  • They had sighted the coast of Peloponnesus when a storm overtook them and drove them to the coast of Libya, where they were saved from a quicksand by the local nymphs.

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  • At Anaphe, one of the Sporades, they were saved from a storm by Apollo.

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  • An offensive move into Franconia was under discussion, and for this purpose the Prussian staff had commenced a lateral concentration about Weimar, Jena and Naumburg when the storm burst upon them.

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  • Storm, Studies on the " Vineland " Voyages (Copenhagen, 1889); Extraits des Memoires de la Societe Royale des Antiquaires du Nord (1888); K.

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  • On the voyage homewards his fleet was scattered off Cape Malea by a storm, which drove him to Egypt.

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  • Moncey (7000) had marched towards the city of Valencia, but been repulsed in attempting to storm it (June 28); Bessieres had defeated the Spanish general Joachim Blake at Medina de Rio Seco (June 14, 1808) and Dupont (13,000) had been detached (May 24) from Madrid to reduce Seville and Cadiz in Andalusia.

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  • After an unsuccessful attempt to storm Zatec the crusaders retreated somewhat ingloriously, on hearing that the Hussite troops were approaching.

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  • Roscher suggests that the localization of her birthplace in the extreme west points to the western sea, the home of cloud and storm.

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  • As in the case of Aphrodite and Apollo, Roscher in his Lexikon deduces all the characteristics of Athena from a single conception - that of the goddess of the storm or the thunder-cloud (for a discussion of such attempts see Farnell, Cults, i.

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  • Duguay Trouin departed to Bahia to obtain fresh spoils; but having lost in a storm two of his best ships, with an important part of the money received, he renounced this plan and returned directly to France.

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  • Inland, chiefly in early summer, a hot dry wind, often accompanied by a dust storm, blows from the north.

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  • The Angevins were less successful towards the south, where the first signs were appearing of that storm which ultimately swept away the Hungarian monarchy.

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  • When the Greeks, on their journey home after the fall of Troy, were overtaken by a storm, Calchas is said to have been thrown ashore at Colophon.

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  • According to another story, he foresaw the storm and did not attempt to return by sea.

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  • It was partially rebuilt between 1838 and 1846; the west front was blown down in a storm in 1852.

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  • Bellerophon has been explained as a hero of the storm, of which his conflict with the Chimaera is symbolical.

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  • These eighteen months of storm and stress established his influence in the capital once for all and at the same time knitted him closely to Frederick III., who recognized in Nansen a man after his own heart, and made the great burgomaster his chief instrument in carrying through the anti-aristocratic Revolution of 1660.

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  • Certainly in happier times, when the worst period of storm and stress was over, there would be a desire to enliven the services with music, which would naturally be borrowed from the traditional music of the great national sanctuary.

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  • ft., of which 7,102,000,000 was storm water.

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  • And now let the storm burst."

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  • On the 6th of January the Boers in Natal made a desperate attempt to storm Ladysmith.

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  • 10 The 5th century was a time of storm and conflict in the churches of Mesopotamia and Persia, as in other parts of the Christian world.

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  • Walpole bent before the storm and abandoned the measure; but Chesterfield was summarily dismissed from his stewardship. For the next two years he led the opposition in the Upper House, leaving no stone unturned to effect Walpole's downfall.

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  • 77); without the brim it resembles the crown of the Babylonian Merodach-nadin-akhi, with afeathered top it distinguishes Adad (god of storm, &c.) at Babylonia.

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  • The statesmanlike qualities displayed on this occasion were unavailing to avert the storm of indignation conjured up by Crispi's opponents in connexion with a charge of bigamy not susceptible of legal proof.

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  • The name "mountain house" suggests a lofty structure and was perhaps the designation originally of the staged tower at Nippur, built in imitation of a mountain, with the sacred shrine of the god on the top. The tower, however, also had its special designation of "Im-Khar-sag," the elements of which, signifying "storm" and "mountain," confirm the conclusion drawn from other evidence that En-lil was originally a storm-god having his seat on the top of a mountain.

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  • But Voltaire's restless temper was brewing up for another storm.

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  • Stow, Remarks on London and Westminster (1722); Robert Seymour (John Mottley), Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster (1 734, another edition 1753); William Maitland, History of London (1 739, other editions 1756, 1760, 1769, continued by John Entick 1775); John Entick, A New and Accurate History of London, Westminster, Southwark (1766); The City Remembrancer, Narratives of the Plague 1665, Fire 1666 and Great Storm 1703 (1769); A New and Compleat History and Survey, by a Society of Gentlemen (1770, revised by H.

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  • The construction of a breakwater was undertaken in 1907 by the United States government at Cape Vincent to form a harbour where westbound vessels can shelter from storm before crossing the lake.

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  • Bosman, The Natal Rebellion of 1906 (1907); Rosamond Southey, Storm and Sunshine in South Africa (1910).

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  • His troops were entrenching themselves solidly in face of the invaders both at Helles and at Anzac, so that his antagonists would be obliged to storm lines of earthworks whenever they should attempt to make further progress.

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  • Decazes, indeed, foreseeing the storm, at once placed his resignation in the king's hands.

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  • In the same year he edited Aids to Faith, a volume written in opposition to Essays and Reviews, the progressive sentiments of which had stirred up a great storm in the Church of England.

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  • Darius, in fact, entered Babylon as a conqueror; after the murder of the Magian it had recovered its independence under Nidinta-Bel, who took the name of Nebuchadrezzar III., and reigned from October 521 B.C. to August 520 B.C., when the Persians took it by storm.

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  • Hence we shall not be surprised to find that the two tendencies are fully represented in primitive Christianity, and, still more strange as it may appear, that New Testament apocalyptic found a more ready hearing amid the stress and storm of the 1st century than the prophetic side of Christianity, and that the type of the forerunner on the side of its declared asceticism appealed more readily to primitive Christianity than that of Him who came "eating and drinking," declaring both worlds good and both God's.

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  • In August the Spaniards took Prato by storm and committed hideous atrocities on the inhabitants; Florence was in a panic, a group of the Ottimati, or nobles, forced Soderini to resign and leave the city, and Cardona's new terms were accepted, viz.

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  • In 1731 the navigator Michael Gvosdev was driven by storm from a point north of Cape Dezhnev to within sight of the Alaskan coast, which he followed for two days.

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  • This excited a storm of opposition against him.

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  • Their promulgation aroused a storm among the conquerors.

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  • " He rides through the air, He blows " (Wellhausen), would be a fit name for a god of wind and storm.

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  • According to some he was the god of consuming fire; others saw in him the bright sky, or the heaven; still others recognized in him a storm god, a theory with which the derivation of the name from Heb.

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  • The association of Yahweh with storm and fire is frequent in the Old Testament; the thunder is the voice of Yahweh, the lightning his arrows, the rainbow his bow.

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  • All Italy recognized that Savonarola's voice was arousing a storm that might shake even the power of Rome.

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  • It was now late in the day, and a storm shower gave the authorities a pretext for declaring that heaven was against the ordeal.

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  • 16) through the river Ems to the Northern Ocean, when he was overtaken by the storm described by Tacitus (Ann.

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  • For two days the hostile fleets manoeuvred for positions, and then they were dispersed by a severe storm.

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  • Extremely pertinacious in this respect, the poet went on attempting to storm the theatre, with assault upon assault, all practically failures until the seventh and last, which was unfortunately posthumous.

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  • Two incidents of domestic interest, one happy and the other sad, belong to that period of political storm and stress.

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  • It is particularly unfortunate that September should be the season of greatest typhoon frequency, for the earlier varieties of rice flower in that month and a heavy storm does much damage.

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  • His Shosetsu Shinsui (Essentials of a Novel) was an eloquent plea for realism as contrasted with the artificiality of the characters depicted by Bakin, and his own works illustrative of this theory took the public by storm.

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  • He also wrote in prison many short pamphlets, chiefly controversial, published a curious work on the famous storm of the 26th of November 1703, and started in February 1704 perhaps the most remarkable of all his projects, The Review.

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  • Bohn's "British Classics" includes the novels (except the third part of Robinson Crusoe), The History of the Devil, The Storm, and a few political pamphlets, also the undoubtedly spurious Mother Ross.

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  • The enemy sailed north from Samos and in a battle off Embata (between Erythrae and Chios) defeated Chares, who, without the consent of his colleagues, had ventured to engage them in a storm.

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  • A raid on Delphi attempted by the Persians in 480 B.C. was said to have been frustrated by the god himself, by means of a storm or earthquake which hurled rocks down on the invaders; a similar tale is told of the raid of the Gauls in 279 B.C. But the sacrilege thus escaped at the hands of foreign invaders was inflicted by the Phocian defenders of Delphi during the Sacred War, 356-346 B.C., when many of the precious votive offerings were melted down.

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  • His reception and entertainment of Odysseus, who when cast by a storm on the shore of the island was relieved by the king's daughter, Nausicaa, is described in the Odyssey (vi.-xiii.).

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  • One day, after a violent storm, it was announced that he was dead.

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  • Although numerous reinforcements arrived, he would have found it very difficult to storm the place previous to the inundation of the Nile but for treachery within the citadel; the Greeks who remained there were either made prisoners or put to the sword.

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  • `Amr pursued the Greeks to Alexandria, but finding that it was impossible to take the place by storm, he contented himself with blockading it with the greater part of his army, and reducing the Delta to submission with the rest.

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  • So Augustus Caesar, having lost some ships in a storm, punished Neptune by forbidding his image to be carried in procession at the Circensian games (Sueton.

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  • Arrived at the summit, Bredow sounded "line to the front," but at that moment a storm of French bullets swept down on them, and the men, no longer to be restrained, dashed forward, before the line could be completed, almost due east against long lines of infantry and artillery which they now saw for the first time about 1200 yards in front of them.

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  • Meanwhile, unknown to Alvensleben, a fresh storm was brewing on his left rear.

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  • 305), they made war upon the Olympian gods and endeavoured to pile Pelion upon Ossa in order to storm heaven itself; had they reached the age of manhood, their attempt would have been successful, but Apollo destroyed them before their beards began to grow.

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  • When the storm had discharged itself in the Japanese war, reasonable statesmen on both sides, King Edward, Lord Lansdowne, and the Russian Foreign Minister Isvolsky, changed the course both for Great Britain and for Russia, and thus frustrated the plans of the tertius gaudens.

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  • under cover of darkness; Beaucamp was once more secured, Highland Ridge was carried by storm, and parties pushed forward to Welsh Ridge which was cleared of the enemy by 6 P.M.

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  • In 1563 the long-gathering storm of obloquy burst upon the occasion of the publication of his Thirty Dialogues, in one of which his adversaries maintained that he had justified polygamy under colour of a pretended refutation.

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  • A storm which scattered both fleets delayed their meeting till the 25th of July.

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  • It was two years after he had taken up his work at Rugby that the volume entitled Essays and Reviews gave rise to an extraordinary storm.

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  • Temple refused, so long as the storm lasted, to comply with the request that he would repudiate his associates, and it was only at a much later date (1870) that he saw fit quietly to withdraw his essay.

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  • The appointment, however, raised a fresh storm.

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  • Her voyage to Scotland was interrupted by a violent storm - for the raising of which several Danish and Scottish witches were burned or executed - which drove her on the coast of Norway, whither the impatient James came to meet her, the marriage taking place at Opslo (now Christiania) on the 23rd of November.

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  • In the disastrous battle of Fredericksburg, Hancock's division was on the right among the troops that were ordered to storm Marye's Heights.

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  • But now a storm of persecution was about to break upon the universal church, iii.

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  • In the region of tropical hurricanes the navies, while in the Mediterranean and in the Indian Ocean converging wind system of a circular storm causes a heaping many soundings were made in connexion with submarine up of water capable of devastating the low coral islands of the cables to the East.

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  • After a storm the whole of the water in the North Sea assumes a homothermic condition, i.e.

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  • Xelhua, one of the seven giants rescued from the deluge, built the great pyramid of Cholula in order to storm heaven.

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  • The third storm, however, was the most violent.

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  • Pleasant; Penn College (Friends, 1873) at Oskaloosa; St Joseph's College (Roman Catholic, 1873) at Dubuque; Parsons College (Presbyterian, 1875) at Fairfield; Coe College (Presbyterian, 1881) at Cedar Rapids; Drake University (Disciples of Christ, 1881) at Des Moines; Palmer College (Disciples of Christ, 1889) at Legrand; Buena Vista College (Presbyterian, 1891) at Storm Lake; Charles City College (Methodist Episcopal, 1891) at Charles City; Morningside College (Methodist Episcopal, 1894) at Sioux City; Graceland College (Reorganized Church of Latter Day Saints, 1895) at Lamoni.

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  • In 1743, from the circumstance that an eclipse not visible in Philadelphia because of a storm had been observed in Boston, where the storm although north-easterly did not occur until an hour after the eclipse, he surmised that storms move against the wind along the Atlantic coast.

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  • In navigation he suggested many new contrivances, such as water-tight compartments, floating anchors to lay a ship to in a storm, and dishes that would not upset during a gale; and beginning in 1757 made repeated experiments with oil on stormy waters.

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  • The first rumblings of the revolutionary storm were making themselves heard.

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  • The Lombard cities were either terrified into submission or taken by storm; Roger II.

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  • Amand, whilst Gerard attempted to storm Ligny; on the right Grouchy held Thielemann in play, and in the centre near Fleurus were the Guard and Milhaud in reserve, close to the emperor's headquarters on the mill.

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  • corps; for the left division failed to storm La Haye Sainte, which was most gallantly defended, and Picton's division met the remainder of D'Erlon's corps face to face, engaging them in a murderous infantry duel in which Picton fell.

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  • To this end he sent two battalions of the Old Guard to storm Plancenoit.

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  • A separate report was published on the former subject which proved something of a storm centre.

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  • (In 1901 a violent storm further damaged the temples and forced the gateway out of the perpendicular.) The other ruins include a triumphal arch of Constantine, a still serviceable bridge and a square keep or tower of late date.

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  • At Arginusae (406) he fought as a simple ship's captain, but after the battle was commissioned by the generals to rescue some drowning crews, an order which, with his ill-trained and exhausted troops, in a heavy storm, he was unable to carry out.

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  • In December 1880 the place was attacked by 6000 Russians under General Skobelev, and after a siege of twenty-three days was carried by storm, although the defenders numbered 25,000.

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  • But the right of the 1st Army (12th division) was threatened by the gathering storm of the counterstroke from the side of Yentai Mines, and had it not been that the resolute Okasaki continued the attack on Manjuyama alone, the Japanese offensive would have come to a standstill.

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  • Next morning, when Kuroki, who had conceived the mistaken idea of a general retreat of the Russians on Mukden, was preparing to pursue, the storm broke.

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  • This bridge suffered some injury in a storm, but it is still in good condition and one of the most graceful of bridges.

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  • The Bad Lands of the White river are also noted for their wealth of animal fossils, which have been found in such quantities as to cause geologists to believe that the vertebrates perished there in droves during a severe storm or flood.

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  • In 1466 Charles, in his father's name, laid siege to Dinant, and on the 27th of August carried the place by storm.

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  • His first authentic act is the storm and sacking of Peterborough in 1070, in company with outlaws and Danish invaders.

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  • The essay, however, took the artificial and crotchety society of the day by storm.

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  • In November Jerome sailed in a squadron commanded by Admiral Willaumez, which was to ravage the West Indies; but it was scattered by a storm.

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  • The remaining books relate the exploits of Neoptolemus, Eurypylus and Deiphobus, the deaths of Paris and Oenone, the capture of Troy by means of the wooden horse, the sacrifice of Polyxena at the grave of Achilles, the departure of the Greeks, and their dispersal by the storm.

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  • In September this was taken by storm; Kolokotrones rode in triumph to the citadel over streets carpeted with the dead; and the crowning triumph of the Cross was celebrated by a cold-blooded massacre of 2000 prisoners of all ages and both sexes.

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  • For this, his ship was wrecked in a storm on the coast of Euboea, and he himself was struck by lightning (Virgil, Aen.

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  • Wycliffe's ideas, conveyed to the continent, precipitated the outbreak of the Hussite storm in Bohemia.

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  • In the early morning of the 27th a determined but premature attempt was made to storm the Perches redoubts, which cost the besiegers nearly 500 men.

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  • F.) Slates are widely used for roofing houses and buildings of every description, and for such purposes they are unequalled, the better sorts possessing all the qualities necessary for protection against wind, rain and storm.

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  • They gathered and burst like a storm on their enemies, and, if repulsed, dispersed at the famous order, "Egaillez-vous les gars," to unite again some days later.

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  • Both are brought up among shepherds, carry on war against Fidenae and Veii, double the number of citizens, organize the army, and disappear from earth in a storm.

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  • Adams, its presenter, perhaps the most violent storm in the long course of his defence of the right of petition.

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  • Thus the assailants, carrying the advanced works by storm, rushed upon the main defences on the heels of the broken advanced guard, and a general engagement was brought on which lasted from 3.30 until nine o'clock in the evening.

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  • Pope was at this moment about to take the offensive, when a violent storm swelled the rivers and put an end to all movement.

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  • Corps at last carried the Petersburg lines by storm.

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  • On the 13th, 6000 men were landed, covered by the guns of the fleet, and, after Porter had subjected the works to a terrific bombardment, Fisher was brilliantly carried by storm on the 15th.

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  • But during the night of the 26th of October a violent storm destroyed a great part of his fleet.

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  • It is true that the Riksdag of 1840 meditated compelling him to abdicate, but the storm blew over and his jubilee was celebrated with great enthusiasm in 1843.

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  • Dr. Goldschmidt obtained ignition of a cold mixture by means of a barium-peroxide fuse, which was set off by a storm match.

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  • The prophets of the restoration are only the last waves beating on the shore after the storm which destroyed the old nation, but created in its room a fellowship of spiritual religion, had passed over; they resemble the old prophets in the same imperfect way in which the restored community of Jerusalem resembled a real nation.

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  • Released from his religious obligations, Caesar now (81 B.C.) left Rome for the East and served his first campaign under Minucius Thermus, who was engaged in stamping out the embers of resistance to Roman rule in the province of Asia, and received from him the "civic crown" for saving a fellow-soldier's life at the storm of Mytilene.

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  • Caesar secured the passing of a legislative enactment conferring upon himself the government of Cisalpine Gaul and Illyria for five years, and exacted from the terrorized senate the addition of Transalpine Gaul, where, as he well knew, a storm was brewing which threatened to sweep away Roman civilization beyond the Alps.

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  • The first muttering of the storm which was soon to break was heard in a breve issued in 1741 by Benedict XIV., wherein he denounced the Jesuit offenders as "disobedient, contumacious, captious and reprobate persons," and enacted many stringent regulations for their better government.

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  • A whole literature of criticism and apology made its appearance, and the achievement of so many years of patient labour seemed destined to perish in a storm of resentments.

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  • On the whole, the Revised Version weathered the storm more successfully than might have been expected.

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  • On the 2 2nd of May he attempted to storm the strong British post at Ninety-Six but was repulsed; p O erations in the north were not to cease, but a power cut off the city from relief, and after a brief siege and finally on the 8th of September he fought the last battle of the war in the lower southern states at Eutaw Springs, S.

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  • See Gustav Storm, "Studies on the Vineland Voyages," in the Memoires de la Societe royale des Antiquaires du Nord (Copenhagen, 1888); and Eiriks Saga Raudha (Copenhagen, 1891); A.

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  • After Waterloo he took ship from Toulon, but the ship was driven back by a storm and he narrowly escaped massacre at Marseilles.

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  • The storm of protest of the other religious denominations caused the colonial office to undertake an investigation of the whole question, the result of which was presented in the report of 1828.

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  • When the storm had subsided the Clergy Reserves and university questions remained dormant until 1836, when the attempt to apply the Reserves to the endowment of rectories renewed the trouble and contributed largely to the crisis of 1837.

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  • On the return of Gladstone to power in 1880 Lord Ripon was appointed viceroy of India, the appointment exciting a storm of controversy, the marquess being the first Roman Catholic to hold the viceregal office.

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  • This announcement raised a storm of indignation among the European community in India, and the government were obliged virtually, though not avowedly, to abandon their measure.

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  • Clear as was his guilt, Riel's trial, condemnation and execution on the 16th of November 1885, provoked a violent political storm which at one time threatened to overthrow the Conservative government.

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  • In 1690 it was garrisoned by King James's army; but after the decisive battle of the Boyne it surrendered to the conqueror without a struggle, in consequence of a threat that quarter would not be granted if the town were taken by storm.

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  • Wellington resumed the offensive, and on the 19th of January 1812 Ciudad Rodrigo was taken by storm.

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  • Of all generals Wellington was the last to waste a single trained man, and the sight of the breaches of Badajoz after the storm for a moment unnerved even his iron sternness.

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  • 34) he opened the long series of public lectures wherein he came forward as an oral teacher and preacher, not a little to the alarm of his parents and amidst a storm of controversy.

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  • Shortly afterwards he nearly perished during a storm in an adventurous voyage to the Solovetsky Islands in that Acts minimizes rather than exaggerates this Chronology of Peter's act i vity; the Antiochian tradition probably represents a period of missionary activity with a centre at Antioch; similarly the tradition of work in Asia the White Sea.

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  • Weyler attempted to do this by a policy of inexorable repression, which raised a storm of indignation, and led to a demand from America for his recall.

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  • steamer "Malacca" on July 13th in the Red Sea by the Russian volunteer cruiser "Peterburg" led to a storm of indignation, and the sinking of the "Knight Commander" (July 24th) by the Vladivostok squadron intensified the feeling.

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  • The war which ensued between the pope and the king of France ended in the complete defeat of the papacy, which was reduced to impotence (1303), and though the storm ceased during the nine months' pontificate of Benedict XI., the See of St Peter recovered neither its normal equilibrium Papacy nor its traditional character.

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  • At the moment when Lesseps had secured the signing of a treaty with the Roman Republic permitting peaceful occupation of the city by the French army, he was peremptorily recalled and Oudinot was as unexpectedly ordered to take the city by storm.

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  • In 1657 it was taken by storm by the Swedish general Wrangel, and in 1659, after the fortress had been dismantled, it was occupied by Frederick William of Brandenburg.

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  • According to this, a pilgrim returning from the Holy Land was cast by a storm on a desolate island where dwelt a hermit.

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  • south of Peterhead are the famous Bullers, or Roarers, of Buchan, an enormous rocky cauldron into which the waves pour through a natural arch of granite, with incredible violence, in a storm.

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  • On the 17th of July the crusaders, the aged doge Dandolo at their head, scaled the walls and took the city by storm.

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  • He was driven by a storm on the coast near Dantzig.

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  • Although Schwendener supported this view of the " dual " nature of lichens by very strong evidence and identified the more common lichen-gonidia with known free-living algae, yet the theory was received with a storm of opposition by nearly all lichenologists.

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  • In 1573 another Moldavian prince took the city by storm, and massacred the Turkish garrison.

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  • With the "Thetis" leading they had rounded the lighthouse in a storm of shot and shell.

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  • The zeal of these men seemed to take the world by storm.

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  • Cast ashore on Ithaca by a storm, he plundered the island to get provisions, and was attacked by Odysseus, whom he slew.

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  • In 1679 the storm of persecution drove him to settle on his family estate of Tillemont, between Montreuil and Vincennes.

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  • Montgelas announced to the French ambassador that he had been compelled temporarily to bow before the storm, adding "Bavaria has need of France."

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  • A severe storm effected, however, a complete disaster without any actual engagement taking place.

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  • In 1672 the storm broke: the English without a declaration of war tried, unsuccessThe fully, intercept the Dutch Mediterranean fleet; Fre ch y, p fleet; and the French at the same time set forthin apparently irresistible strength to overcome the despised traders of Holland.

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  • On the living animal the overhair keeps the fur filaments apart, prevents their tendency to felt, and protects them from injury - thus securing to the animal an immunity from cold and storm; while, as a matter of fact, this very overhair, though of an humbler name, is most generally the beauty and pride of the pelt, and marks its chief value with the furrier.

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  • The pelt or skin is requisite to keep out the piercing wind and driving storm, while the fur and overhair ward off the cold; and "furs" are as much a necessity to-day among more northern peoples as they ever were in the days of barbarism.

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  • The Ashanti, who lost over 2000 men, failed, however, to storm the English fort, though the garrison was reduced from twenty-four to eight men.

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  • He desired to invade Africa, which on account of its corn crops was now the key of the position; but his ships were dashed to pieces by a storm in which many of his soldiers perished.

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  • of salt marshes, partly covered with water at highest storm tide.

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  • They in their turn handed the city over to the French, but the imperial forces succeeded in retaking it by storm (1636).

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  • The story as found in these two manuscripts has been pronounced by competent critics, especially Professor Gustav Storm of the university of Christiania, as the best and the most trustworthy record.

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  • But in 1887 Professor Storm announced his conviction that the lands visited by the Norsemen in the early part of the 11th century were Labrador, Newfoundland and Nova Scotia.

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  • At present it does not seem likely that Professor Fernald's argument will seriously affect Professor Storm's contention that Thorfinn's colony was in Nova Scotia.

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  • - The bibliography of this subject is large, but adequate documents, accounts and discussions may be found in the following modern works: Gustav Storm, Studies on the Vineland Voyages (Copenhagen, 1889); Arthur M.

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  • Then the storm broke.

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  • Having been overtaken by a violent storm, to ensure his safety he vowed to sacrifice to Poseidon the first living thing that met him when he landed on his native shore.

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  • His uncompromising measures and unconciliatory manner of enforcing them raised a storm only appeased by his removal on the 5th of February 1870.

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  • The sky was speedily full of clouds and a great rain was falling when Ahab, to escape the storm, set out in his chariot for Jezreel.

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  • But they gave him the slip, and when he advanced to storm their lines he found them deserted.

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  • 12 sqq.); the storm on the Lake of Galilee (Mark vi.

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  • Nothing more was needed to unite together all the emperors foes, including Pope Clement VI., who, like his predecessors, had rejected the advances of Louis; but in 1345, before the gathering storm broke, the emperor took possession of the counties of Holland, Zealand and Friesland, which had been left without a ruler by the death of his brother-in-law, Count William IV.

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  • No kind of effort was made by the Church to prepare for the storm.

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  • Gustavus made an attempt to storm these fortifications, but he failed to make any impression on them; he failed also in inducing Wallenstein to accept battle, and he was forced to abandon Nuremberg and to march to the protection of Saxony.

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  • But the governments of Prussia and Austria were unaffected; and when the storm had died down Metternich was able,with the aid of the federal diet, to resume his task of holding the Revolution in check.

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  • It is only fair to say that no real proof was brought that the Socialists had anything to do with either of these crimes, or that either of the men was really a member of the Socialist party; nevertheless, a storm of indignation rose against them.

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  • And the brewing of the storm in South Africa, where the Boers were preparing to resist British suzerainty, helped to make the nation regret that their fleet was not sufficiently strong to make German sympathies effective.

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  • But a sortie of the garrison of Astrakhan drove back the besiegers; 15,000 Russians, under Knes Serebianov, attacked and scattered the workmen and the Tatar force sent for their protection; and, finally, the Ottoman fleet was destroyed by a storm.

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  • After long parleys the city was attacked by land and sea on the 17th of July (the fleet being commanded by Dandolo) and taken by storm.

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  • A bright aurora visible over a large part of Europe seems always accompanied by a magnetic storm and earth currents, and the largest magnetic storms and the most conspicuous auroral displays have occurred simultaneously.

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  • The years that followed were not wanting in signs of the coming storm.

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  • The fall of Metternich was the signal for the outburst of the storm, not in Austria only, but throughout central Europe.

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  • The army and the prestige of the imperial tradition were, in fact, the two sheet-anchors that enabled the Habsburg monarchy to weather the storm.

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  • Before the first war his home power was all but overthrown; he was besieged in Syracuse itself Jfls war ' 'with in 403; but he lived through the storm, and extended his dominion over Naxos, Catana and Leontini.

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  • Alaric thought of a Sicilian expedition, but a storm hindered him.

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  • One town was taken by storm; another submitted on terms harsher or Saracen more favourable.

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  • The fleet was, as it chanced, delayed by a storm in the Bay of Navarino, and rough fortifications were put up by the sailors on the promontory of Pylos.

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  • to a storm, failed to recover the bodies of those of their crews who were drowned or killed in the action.

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  • Gruppe, we understand the air-goddess as a storm deity; some of the arguments in support of the two other theories will be examined in this article.

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  • From 1832 to 1837 there was a pause in the march of Egyptology, and it seemed as if the young science might be overwhelmed by the storm of doubts and detraction that was poured upon it by the enemies of Champollion.

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  • Amr recrossed the river and joined it, but presently was confronted by a Roman army, which he defeated at the battle of Heliopolis (July 640); this victory was followed by the siege of Babylon, which after some futile attempts at negotiation was taken partly by storm and partly by capitulation.

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  • An attempt was made in the year 645 with a force under Manuel, commander of the Imperial forces, to regain Alexandria for the Byzantine empire; the city was surprised, and held till the summer of 646, when it was again stormed by Amr. In 654 a fleet was equipped by Constans with a view to an invasion, but it was repulsed, and partly destroyed by storm.

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  • The 7th Ilkhan, Ghazan Mahmud, took advantage of the disorder in the Mameluke empire to invade Syria in the latter half of 1299, when his forces inflicted a severe defeat on those of the new sultan, and seized several cities, including the capital Damascus, of which, however, they were unable to storm the citadel; in 1300, when a fresh army was collected in Egypt, the Mongols evacuated Damascus and made no attempt to secure their other conquests.

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  • He arrived on the 7th of August and captured it by storm, the dervishes losing 250 killed and 50 prisoners.

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  • 4 His works were edited by Gustav Storm (Christiania, 1877-1879) the Hexaemeron, a poem on the creation, in six books, which did not appear till 1661.

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  • Pram (1756-1821), author of Staerkodder, a romantic epic, based on Scandinavian legend, and Edvard Storm (1749-1794), were associates and mainly fellowstudents at Copenhagen, where they introduced a style peculiar to themselves, and distinct from that of the true Danes.

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  • But at the end of 870 the storm burst; and the year which followed has been rightly called " Alfred's year of battles."

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  • Here Alfred blockaded them, and a relieving fleet having been scattered by a storm, the Danes had to submit and withdrew to Mercia.

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  • Once more fora time there was a lull; but in the autumn of 892 (893) the final storm burst.

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  • Nor were the new ships a great success, as we hear of them grounding in action and foundering in a storm.

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  • The publication of Doctor Akakia, which brought down upon the president of the Academy a storm of ridicule, finally alienated Frederick; while Voltaire's wrongs culminated in the famous arrest at Frankfort, the most disagreeable elements of which were due to the misunderstanding of an order by a subordinate official.

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  • He died at Sanssouci on the 17th of August 1786; his death being hastened by exposure to a storm of rain, stoically borne, during a military review.

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  • To avoid the storm, and to save, if possible, his brother's interests, Charles instructed him to leave the country.

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  • From 1860 to 1864 academical and clerical circles were agitated by the storm which followed the publication of Essays and Reviews, a volume to which two of his most valued friends, Benjamin Jowett and Frederick Temple, had been contributors.

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  • The ship, however, which conveyed them went down with all hands in a storm (Berth.

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  • When war broke out between China and Japan in 1894, he was appointed commander in-chief of the second Japanese army corps, which, landing on the Liaotung Peninsula, carried Port Arthur by storm, and, subsequently crossing to Shantung, captured the fortress of Wei-hai-wei.

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  • Other pirates appeared in 793 on a different coast, Northumbria, attacked a monastery on Lindisfarne (Holy Island), slaying and capturing the monks; the following year they attacked and burnt Jarrow; after that they were caught in a storm, and all perished by shipwreck or at the hands of the countrymen.

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  • But a knowledge of the composition of water enabled him to storm the last defences of the phlogistonists.

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  • A course of lectures at St George's, Southwark, further moderated the storm.

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  • A sudden storm terrified the disciples, and they roused Him in alarm.

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  • He stilled the storm with a word and rebuked their want of faith.

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  • We have no idea who the disciple may have been who thus seized upon the sadder elements of the teaching of Jesus; but we may well think of him as one of those who were living in Palestine in the dark and threatening years of internecine strife, when the Roman eagles were gathering round their prey, and the first thunder was muttering of the storm which was to leave Jerusalem a heap of stones.

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  • The first bright days of welcome and popularity are soon clouded: the storm begins to lower.

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  • After an absence from Corsica for a period of five years, during which he visited England and the Low Countries, and became acquainted with Erasmus and More, he returned to Nebbio, about 1522, and there remained, with comparatively little intermission, till in 1536, when, while returning from a visit to Genoa, he perished in a storm at sea.

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  • At times of storm the compressed air, as it rushes out, produces a sound as of thunder.

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  • During the storm of the Peasants' War (13th of June 1525) Luther married Catherine von Bora, the daughter of a noble but impoverished family belonging to Meissen.

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  • Among the Hebrews, Yahweh, some of whose features associate him with thunder, lightning and storm, and with the gifts of the earth, has now become the national god, like the Moabite Chemosh or the Ammonite Milcolm.

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  • The siege of Gaza was famous; but in the end the city was taken by storm, and Antiochus, secure at last of the province, which his ancestors had so long coveted, was at peace with Ptolemy, as the Roman embassy directed.

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  • The latter half of the 19th century is mainly occupied with the record of a very remarkable process of colonization and settlement - French and Russian monastic and other establishments, some of them semi-religious and semi-political; German colonies; fanatical American communities; Jewish agricultural settlements - all, so to speak, " nibbling " at the country, and each so intent upon gaining a step on its rivals as to be forgetful of the gathering storm.

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  • But the storm soon passed.

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  • faithfully translated from corrected Texts of the Originals, with various Readings, explanatory Notes and critical Remarks, appeared in 1792, and was the signal for a storm of hostility on the part of both Catholics and Protestants.

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  • This brought upon him a storm of obloquy, under which his health gradually gave way.

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  • Ghazni was reached 21st July; a gate of the city was blown open by the engineers (the match was fired by Lieut., afterwards Sir Henry, Durand), and the place was taken by storm.

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  • Artillery could make little impression upon the massive walls of mud, but at last a breach was effected by mining, and the city was taken by storm, thus losing its general reputation throughout India for impregnability, which had threatened to become a political danger.

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  • The measure aroused a storm of indignation amongst the European community which finally resulted in the bill being shorn of its most objectionable features.

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  • One of Borchgrevink's huts built in 1899 was in good order, the other had been unroofed by a storm but both were serviceable.

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  • In 1836 the French under Marshal Clausel made an unsuccessful attempt to storm the city, which they attacked by night by way of El-Kantara.

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  • Two thousand persons lost their lives in Samar and Leyte during the great storm of 1897.

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  • NIPPUR, one of the most ancient of all the Babylonian cities of which we have any knowledge, the special seat of the worship of the Sumerian god, En-lil, lord of the storm demons.

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  • As he would not yield, they at last took the building by storm and put him to death, an old man of eighty.

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  • But in the northeast, in Khorasan, meanwhile a storm had arisen, against which his resources and his wisdom were alike of no avail.

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  • On May 24 a desperate effort was made to storm the Passo di Buole and Pasubio, but the Sicilia and Taro Bdes., who held the Zugna ridge, and the right wing of the 44th Div.

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  • The last attack in force was on May 30, when repeated efforts were made to storm the Pass, in vain.

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  • But the destruction of the armament by a storm decided the issue against him; his south Italian subjects successfully defied his religious edicts, and the province of Ravenna became detached from the empire.

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  • His speeches breathe the very spirit of the storm, and they were perhaps the greatest single factor in the development of the events of the time.

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  • The equivocal tone of the new speech from the Throne raised a storm of protest in the Chambers and the country.

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  • But soon a storm arises, and, supplication to the gods failing, the sailors cast lots to discover the guilty man who has brought this great trouble.

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  • But where the reason for putting in is to avoid some danger, such as a storm or 1 Per Bowen, L.J., in Svensden v.

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  • The same year in which burst this ecclesiastical storm saw the close of Keble's tenure of the professorship of poetry, and thenceforward he was seen hut rarely in Oxford.

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  • This action of Gerry's brought down upon him from Federalist partisans a storm of abuse and censure, from which he never wholly cleared himself.

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  • His course seemed perfectly prosperous and secure, when a slight storm arising opened his eyes to the frailty of the tenure by which he held his position.

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  • In November 1620, when a new parliament was summoned to meet on January following, he earnestly pressed that the most obnoxious patents, those of alehouses and inns, and the monopoly of gold and silver thread, should be given up, and wrote to Buckingham, whose brothers were interested, advising him to withdraw them from the impending storm.

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  • In concert with the American generals, he planned an attack on Newport, preparatory to which he compelled the British to destroy some war vessels that were in the harbour; but before the concerted attack could take place, he put to sea against the English fleet, under Lord Howe, when owing to a violent storm, which arose suddenly and compelled the two fleets to separate before engaging in battle, many of his vessels were so shattered that he found it necessary to put into Boston for repairs.

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  • The phenomena of day and night, of sunshine and storm, and other aspects of nature, were invoked by different interpreters to explain the conceptions of the gods, their origins and their relations.

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  • In the Rig Veda the gods (even those of storm) are again and again described as "born from the Rita," or born in it, according to it, or of it.

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  • The identification of Erinyes with Sanskrit Saranyu, the swif tspeeding storm cloud, is rejected by modern etymologists; according to M.

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  • Orange fled from the country, but Egmont and Horn, despite his warning, decided to remain and face the storm.

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  • The storm of opposition which it encountered showed that these precautions were not out of place.

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  • The town was full of angry murmurs, and the landlord feared that the mob would storm his house and drag Spinoza out.

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  • Furius Camillus took it by storm in 396, by means, so we are told, of a tunnel leading into the citadel.

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  • In a great storm in 1 545, 40 houses were destroyed, and the place was scourged.by the plague in 1609.

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  • For twenty years a profound peace prevailed throughout the empire, but it was the precursor of a terrible storm destined to destroy the Safawid dynasty and scatter calamity broadcast over Persia.

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  • From the 4th of February to the 25th of March 1771, Gustavus was at Paris, where he carried both the court and the city by storm.

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  • A thawing night is said to promote the flow, and it ceases during a south-west wind and at the approach of a storm; and so sensitive are the trees to aspect and climatic variations that the flow of sap on the south and east side has been noticed to be earlier than on the north and west side of the same tree.

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  • The khan made a vigorous defence; and, after the royal troops had been foiled in their attempts to take the city by storm or surprise, a negotiation was proposed by the king which terminated in a treaty of peace.

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  • The Moorish garrisons of Palmella, Cintra and Almada soon capitulated, and in 1158 Alcacer do Sal, one of the chief centres of Moorish commerce, was taken by storm.

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  • In June 1823 the expedition of General Santa Cruz, prepared with great zeal and activity at Lima, marched in two divisions upon Upper Peru, and in the following months of July and August the whole country between La Paz and Oruro was occupied by his forces; but later, the indecision and want of judgment displayed by Santa Cruz allowed a retreat to be made before a smaller royalist army, and a severe storm converted their retreat into a precipitate flight, only a remnant of the expedition again reaching Lima.

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  • Made optimistic by victory, Savov and his generals determined to storm the Chatalja lines by open force.

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  • On the evening of the 31st of December 1900, one of the outer trilithons (22 on plan), with its lintel, was blown down in the course of a severe storm, this being the first collapse since the 3rd of January 1797, when one of the fine trilithons 58) of the horseshoe fell.

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  • In 1768 a confederation of the Polish nobles (see next article) against the Russians was formed in the town, which was shortly after taken by storm, but did not become finally united to Russia till the partition of 1793.

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  • After a perilous voyage to Thrace, Delos, Crete and Sicily (where his father dies), he is cast up by a storm, sent by Juno, on the African coast.

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  • In 1663 he attracted much notice by the success of his invention of a doublebottomed ship, which twice made the passage between Dublin and Holyhead, but was afterwards lost in a violent storm.

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  • He bore with calmness the storm of reproach from his party associates which followed, and lived to regain the esteem of those who had attacked him.

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  • But the appointment provoked such a storm of popular ill will in the canton that the authorities considered it wise to pension him before he entered upon his duties, although this concession came too late to save the government.

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  • But the storm of persecution which.

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  • She landed in Northumberland in October, and achieved some slight success; but when on the way to seek further help from Scotland the fleet was overwhelmed in a storm, and Margaret herself barely escaped in an open boat to Berwick.

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  • Yet his challenge, not only to the theologian, but also to those "historians whose indolence of thought" or "natural incapacity" prevented them from attempting more than the annalistic record of events, called out a storm of protest from almost every side.

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  • In 1741 the Russian government sent out Vitus Bering, a Dane, and Alexei Chirikov, a Russian, in the ships "Saint Peter" and "Saint Paul" on a voyage of discovery in the Northern Pacific. After the ships were separated by a storm, Chirikov discovered several eastern islands of the Aleutian group, and Bering discovered several of the western islands, finally being wrecked and losing his life on the island of the Commander group that now bears his name.

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  • What the blow exactly was is disputed, but it is certain that Jeremiah saw the gathering storm and anticipated its result, while the statesmen were still wrapped in a false security.

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  • No single act of the Mutiny elicited such a storm of fierce anger among the British, both those who were fighting in India and those who supported them at home; for none was a more terrible vengeance taken, though the Nana himself escaped from his pursuers.

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  • Documents show him, among other things, planning during an absence of several months from the city vast new engineering works for improving the irrigation and water-ways of the Lomellina and adjacent regions of the Lombard plain; ardently studying phenomena of storm and lightning, of river action and of mountain structure; co-operating with his friend, Donato Bramante, the great architect, in fresh designs for the improvement and embellishment of the Castello at Milan; and petitioning the duke to secure him proper payment for a Madonna lately executed with the help of his pupil, Ambrogio de Predis, for the brotherhood of the Conception of St Francis at Milan.

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  • He copied the account of the storm in the second voyage almost literally from Sturmy's Compleat Mariner.

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  • to pray for rain or fine weather, in time of storm, famine, plague, war, or, in quacunque tribulatione, processions of thanksgiving, translation of relics, the dedication of a church or cemetery.

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  • He stated that, should the storm burst, he would keep the colony aloof with regard both to its forces and its people.

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  • The speech provoked a storm of anger in the South, but the North was heartened to find at last a leader whose courage matched his conscience.

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  • This was, however, only a lull in the storm, and the emperor soon began to make preparations for attacking the league of Schmalkalden, and especially John Frederick and Philip of Hesse.

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  • There are no tides, and usually only a slight current towards the outlet, though powerful currents are temporarily produced by the rapid return of waters after a storm, and during the height of a westerly gale there is invariably a reflex current into the west end of the lake.

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  • In 1645 the Swedes took it by storm, and their possession of it was confirmed by the peace of Roskilde in 1658; but the sympathies of the people were with Denmark, and a popular insurrection succeeded in expelling the Swedish forces, the island coming finally into the possession of Denmark in 1660.

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  • Acton's letters led to another storm in the English Roman Catholic world, but once more it was considered prudent by the Vatican to leave him alone.

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  • So much slaughter had gone on during that period of storm and stress that it was long impossible to excavate in any direction without coming on human remains.

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