Strained sentence example

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  • Jule frowned and strained to sit.
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  • The wagon strained forward.
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  • Lost in the heady sensations, Deidre wriggled and strained beneath him.
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  • A strained silence stretched between them.
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  • The barrier of human feeling, strained to the utmost, that had held the crowd in check suddenly broke.
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  • The last weeks passed in her mother's bedroom had strained Natasha's physical strength.
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  • Kiki strained to breathe.
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  • The mare strained several times over a period of time.
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  • Hopefully, her smile wasn't as strained as it felt.
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  • It was a small strained smile, but it was an actual smile.
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  • Dean said as he strained the spaghetti into a colander.
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  • She strained under the weight of his body, and they staggered to her car.
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  • She strained against the man again.
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  • Two strained against her grip and tensed.
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  • Deidre strained then sighed, letting her head drop back against his shoulder.
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  • While their relationship was strained, his relationship with Jonathan and Destiny had returned to normal.
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  • They both produced strained chuckles.
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  • No doubt the attack yesterday had strained both.
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  • Whips cracked, hoofs slipped, traces broke, and lungs were strained with shouting.
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  • The woman strained to break his grip, but he held her in place.
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  • Her breathing stilled, and she strained against the bindings.
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  • She strained to keep her hold on the guardsman, even as the other one left the cell and snatched a sword to finish her off.
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  • Taran strained to hear his response.
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  • She strained, unable to move but no longer caring if he did kill her.
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  • A feeling of helplessness and panic welled up in him as he strained his eyes against the darkness.
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  • Everything is strained to such a degree that it will certainly break, said Pierre (as those who examine the actions of any government have always said since governments began).
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  • She strained against her own body again, panic floating through her at her helplessness.
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  • Dean said, trying to force a tone of normalcy into his strained voice.
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  • He was in no mood to argue against Claire Quincy's selfish interests in preserving the strained moral reputation of the long-dead ancestor.
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  • He stood atop nearly 11,000 feet of mountain gazing in wonderment at the spec­tacular view below him as he strained to catch his breath.
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  • Dean strained for a glimpse of the yellow jacket he had pur­sued so vigorously but either he had missed the rider or the biker had shed the jacket to the warmth of the valley.
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  • A waitress neared them but beat a quick retreat when she heard their strained tones.
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  • Rissa strained to control her wild desperation.
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  • Thus in the Sandwich Islands the god Oro gave his oracles through a priest who "ceased to act or speak as a voluntary agent, but with his limbs convulsed, his features distorted and terrific, his eyes wild and strained, he would roll on the ground roaming at the mouth, and reveal the will of the god in shrill cries and sounds violent and indistinct, which the attending priests duly interpreted to the people."
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  • The rafters creaked and strained, and the branches of the trees surrounding the house rattled and beat against the windows, as the winds rioted up and down the country.
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  • He went, and tried to hurry, but his legs refused to move and he knew he would not be in time to lock the door though he painfully strained all his powers.
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  • Squatting, the doe strained again and one hoof presented again, only to disappear again after the contraction ended.
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  • But that lasted no more than a few minutes before the doe dropped to the ground and strained with another contraction.
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  • Her face flamed with heat, and she strained against him.
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  • She strained and squirmed again.
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  • Meanwhile relations with Russia continued strained.
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  • The act of 1670 gave to informers a pecuniary interest (they were to have one-third of the fine imposed) in hunting down Nonconformists who broke the law, and this and other statutes were unduly strained to secure convictions.
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  • Directly it does not seem that she was; but she had generously strained the privileges of the embassy to protect some threatened friends, and this was a serious matter.
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  • Although he greatly enjoyed the outdoor business of the engineer's life it strained his physical endurance too much, and in 1871 was reluctantly exchanged for study at the Edinburgh bar, to which he was called in 1875.
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  • Porphyritic crystals often contract less than the surrounding glass, which accordingly becomes strained, and in polarized light may show a weak double refraction in a limited area surrounding the crystal.
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  • In the evening the milk is strained through a wire sieve and transferred to barrels.
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  • It will be observed that the legality of the trial, in so far as the jurors were not properly qualified and the law of treason was shamefully strained, was denied in the act of William & Mary which annulled the attainder.
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  • With Liman von Sanders, the chief of the German military mission, his relations were strained, and the situation was not improved by certain Germans who flattered Enver and intrigued against Liman von Sanders.
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  • At such pressures all but the strongest rocks will be strained beyond their limit of elasticity.
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  • Early in 1879 he excited much horror by executing a number of the members of the Burmese royal family, and relations became much strained.
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  • Although he was at first on good terms with Aristophanes, their relations subsequently became strained, and they accused each other, in most virulent terms, of imitation and plagiarism.
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  • From the first the relations between them were strained.
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  • It abounds with remarks of extraordinary fertility and comprehensiveness; but it is often arbitrary; and its views of the past are strained into in the coherence with the statical views of the preceding volume.
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  • It is strained, deprived of its moisture, and receives an admixture of gamboge, cinnabar, acetous protoxide or some other coloring matter.
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  • Great as were his responsibilities they never strained him beyond his powers.
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  • The underground stems (rhizomes or tubers) are rich in starch; from that of Arum maculatum Portland arrowroot was formerly extensively prepared by pounding with water and then straining; the starch was deposited from the strained liquid.
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  • Kohlrausch called attention to the close analogy between residual charge and the elastic recovery of strained bodies such as twisted wire or glass threads.
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  • When the Tsar Nicholas inaugurated the Peace Conference at the Hague, Count Muraviev extricated his country from a situation of some embarrassment; but when, subsequently, Russian agents in Manchuria and at Peking connived at the agitation which culminated in the Boxer rising of 5900, the relations of the responsible foreign minister with the tsar became strained.
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  • It is also customary to use a stretching pulley to keep the rope strained when the pull of the load diminishes.
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  • In a war which soon followed he was successful; the remonstrances of Carthage with Rome on the behaviour of her ally were answered by the appointment of Scipio as arbitrator; but, as though intentionally on the part of Rome, no definite settlement was arrived at, and thus the relations between Massinissa and the Carthaginians continued strained.
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  • Though he was often on strained terms with Mirabeau, yet his views generally coincided with those of that statesman, who is said on his death-bed (2nd of April 1791) to have communicated to him his opinions on domestic and international affairs, especially advising a close understanding with England.
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  • His fall left the finances of the state disorganized, the pensions fund depleted, diplomatic relations with France strained in consequence of the massacre of Italian workmen at AiguesMortes, and Sicily and the Lunigiana in a state of revolt, which he had proved impotent to suppress.
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  • The back guys are the most heavily strained part of the structure, the stress provided for being 1200 tons.
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  • Any error of this kind will merely affect the form of the frame; if, however, another member be introduced between A and D, then if BC be shortened AD will be strained so as to extend it, and the four other members will be compressed; if G CB is lengthened AD will thereby be compressed, and the four other members extended; if the workman does not make CB and AD of exactly the right length they and all the members will be permanently strained.
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  • Napoleon having by his help triumphed over parliamentary institutions in France, Lucien's suspicion of his brother became a dominant feeling; and the relations between them became strained during the period of the consulate (1799-1804).
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  • The distance of this capital from Paris displeased Caroline; her relations with Napoleon became strained, and she associated herself with the equivocal movements of her husband in 1814-1815.
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  • The attack not only on the national religion, but on the national independence of Scotland, proved to be the point at which the system, already strained, broke and collapsed.
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  • Gertz next attempted to undermine the grand alliance against Sweden by negotiating with Russia, Prussia and Saxony for the purpose of isolating Denmark, or even of turning the arms of the allies against her, a task by no means impossible in view of the strained relations between Denmark and the tsar.
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  • But this method of representation is a very imperfect one; we may easily impose on ourselves and others by strained and ambiguous renderings.
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  • When the relations of Caesar and Pompey became strained, Bibulus supported Pompey (Plutarch, Cato Minor, 41) and joined in proposing his election as sole consul (52 B.C.).
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  • His relations with Canning had, however, become increasingly strained, and when, in consequence of Lord Liverpool's illness, Canning in April 1827 was called to the head of the administration, the duke refused to serve under him.
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  • Some years ago, when for instance the Ohio and Indiana elections were held a few weeks before the general election, each party strained every nerve to carry them, for the sake of prestige and the influence on other states.
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  • Such general statements of the theory of motion as that of Lagrange, while releasing us from the rather narrow and strained view of the subject presented by detailed analysis of motion in terms of force, have also suggested a search for other forms which a statement of elementary principles might equally take as the foundation of a logical scheme.
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  • Standards from which galvanized wire is tightly strained from one end to the other are preferable and very convenient.
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  • It is next strained, then bleached in the sunlight, and stored for exportation.
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  • Friction and disputes had frequently arisen between the Dutch and the English English traders in different parts of the world, and especially in the East Indies, culminating in the so-called Massacre of Amboyna "; and the strained relations between the two nations would, but for the civil discords in England, have probably led to active hostilities during the reign of Charles I.
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  • The outbreak of the Boer War in 1899 led to a strong outburst of sympathy among the Dutch on behalf of their kinsmen in South Africa, and there were times during the war, especially after President Kruger had fled from the Transvaal in a Dutch war vessel and had settled in Holland, when it was a task of some difficulty for the Dutch government to prevent the relations between Great Britain and the Netherlands from becoming strained.
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  • Innocent likewise put an end to the strained relations that had existed between France and the Holy See for nearly fifty years.
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  • Crystals belonging to the cubic system should not be birefringent unless strained; diamond often displays double refraction particularly in the neighbourhood of inclusions, both liquid and solid; this is probably due to strain, and the spontaneous explosion of diamonds has often been observed.
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  • His official work in the latter capacity would alone have strained the energies of an ordinary man.
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  • During Ahab's reign Moab, which had been conquered by his father, remained tributary; Judah, with whose king, Jehoshaphat, he was allied by marriage, was probably his vassal; only with Damascus is he said to have had strained relations.
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  • The emperor attached them to himself by granting to many of them the very liberties which, by a strained interpretation.
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  • The relations between the the king and the princes were now very strained.
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  • Rudolph resented this indignity very greatly, and until his death in January 1612 the relations between the brothers were very strained, but this mainly concerns the history of Hungary and of Bohemia, which were sensibly affected by the fraternal discord.
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  • In Germany the relations between prussia Austria and Prussia were becoming unpleasantly and the strained in the question of the admission of the Habs Austro- burg monarchy to the Zollverein, in that of the elector Italian of Hesse and his parliament, in that of the relation War, of the Elbe duchies to the crown of Denmark.
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  • He strained every nerve to induce his clergy to accept his ruling on the questions of the reservation of the Sacrament and of the ceremonial use of incense in accordance with the archbishop's judgment in the Lincoln case; but when, during his last illness, a prosecutor brought proceedings against the clergy of five recalcitrant churches, the bishop, on the advice of his archdeacons, interposed his veto.
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  • Relations between Spain and the United States became strained, and war seemed imminent; but on the 8th of December the Spanish government agreed to surrender the "Virginius" on the 16th, to deliver the survivors of the crew and passengers to an American war-ship at Santiago, and to salute the American flag at Santiago on the 25th if it should not be proved before that date that the "Virginius" was not entitled to sail under American colours.
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  • The unrest in Macedonia threatened to reopen the Eastern Question in an acute form; with Italy the irredentist attitude of the Zanardelli cabinet led in 1902-1903 to such strained relations that war seemed imminent.
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  • One class of Abolitionists sought to evade the difficulty by strained interpretations of the clauses referred to, while others, admitting that they were immoral, felt themselves obliged, notwithstanding, to support the constitution in order to avoid what they thought would be still greater evils.
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  • In 882 relations between Abmad and Mowaffaq again became strained, and the former conceived the bold plan of getting the caliph Motamid into his power, which, however, was frustrated by Mowaffaqs vigilance; but an open rupture was the result, as Mowaffaq formally deprived Abmad of his lieutenancy, while Abmad equally formally declared that Mowaffaq had forfeited the succession.
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  • The relations between their Ilkhan and the Egyptian sultan continued strained, and the 8th Ilkhan Oeljeitu (1304-1316) addressed letters to Philip the Fair and the English king Edward I.
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  • Meissen was conquered, but he was not equally successful in Thuringia, and his relations with Albert of Austria were becoming more strained.
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  • From this time the relation between the two emperors gradually became more and more strained.
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  • The system of nineteen years' leases had proved distinctly superior to the system of yearly tenancy so general in England, although prejudicially affected by customs and conditions which, for a considerable time, seriously strained the relations between landlord and tenant.
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  • The appointment of a Pole caused some surprise in view of the importance of Austrian relations with Russia (then rather strained)and Germany, but the choice was justified by events.
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  • Their relations continued to be strained, although in the campaigns of 1807 and 1809, in which Bavaria was among the allies of France, Louis won his laurels in the field.
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  • In 1899 relations between the Transvaal and Great Britain had become so strained, by reason of the oppression of the foreign population, that a conference was arranged at Bloemfontein between Sir Alfred (afterwards Lord) Milner, the high commissioner, and President Kruger.
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  • With The Indian government the relations of the Sokotri have occasionally been strained, owing to their -iratical tendencies.
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  • Exceedingly burdensome services were required in the seasons when farming processes are, as it were, at their height - in the seasons of mowing and reaping, when every day is of special value and the working power of the farm hands is strained to the utmost.
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  • Nearly all his arguments, especially where he attempts to interpret Jefferson's writings on the point, notably the Kentucky resolutions, are rather strained and specious, but it does seem that the Virginia resolutions were based on a different idea from Calhoun's doctrine of nullification.
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  • It is easily seen from (6) that if the configuration of a system of particles be altered by homogeneous strain (see ELASTICITY) the new position of the mass-centre will be at that point of the strained figure which corresponds to the original mass-centre.
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  • When he entered the latter body the strained relations between Great Britain and the United States formed the most important question for the deliberation of Congress.
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  • He upheld American rights in Samoa, pursued a vigorous diplomacy with Italy over the lynching of eleven Italians, all except three of them American naturalized citizens, in New Orleans on the 14th of May 1891, held a firm attitude during the strained relations between the United States and Chile (growing largely out of the killing and wounding of American sailors of the U.S. ship "Baltimore" by Chileans in Valparaiso on the 16th of October 1891), and carried on with Great Britain a resolute controversy over the seal fisheries of Bering Sea, - a difference afterwards settled by arbitration.
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  • This intervention caused great irritation amongst the Conservatives and dissentient Liberals, and the political situation on more than one occasion became so strained as to bring the country to the verge of armed revolution.
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  • An unfortunate occurrence soon after the close of the revolution brought strained relations for a short period between the governments of the United States and Chile.
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  • In 1895 relations with the neighbouring republic of Argentina began to become somewhat strained in regard to the interpretation of the treaty concerning the boundary between the two countries.
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  • The relations between President Erthzuriz and congress became rather strained, owing to the former's inclination to retain in office a ministry on which congress had passed a vote of censure; but Errazuriz had been in ill-health for more than a year, and on the 1st of May he resigned, and died in July.
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  • During December 1901 relations were exceedingly strained, and troops were called out on both sides.
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  • The soul of the sage, thought the Cynics, should be strained and braced for judgment and action; his first need is firmness (Ebrovia) and Socratic strength.
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  • His relations with the Bohemian Protestants, therefore, soon became strained.
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  • The resources of the Assyrian empire were strained to their utmost.
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  • Thus his relations with the Netherlands were strained, while with Lubeck and her allies he was openly at war.
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  • He edited his father's incomplete History of the Work of Redemption, wrote in answer to Stephen West, A Dissertation Concerning Liberty and Necessity (1797), which defended his father's work on the Will by a rather strained interpretation, and in answer to Chauncy on universal salvation formulated what is known as the " Edwardean," New England or Governmental theory of the atonement in The Necessity of the Atonement and its Consistency with Free Grace in Forgiveness (1785).
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  • The National Gallery "Virgin of the Rocks" certainly, with help from Ambrogio de Predis; in this the Florentine character of the original is modified by an admixture of Milanese elements, the tendency to harshness and over-elaboration of detail softened, the strained action of the angel's pointing hand altogether dropped, while in many places pupils' work seems recognizable beside that of the master.
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  • This, whether done at Milan or at Florence, is in any case a typically perfect and harmonious example of the master's Milanese manner; while in the other composition with the lamb the action and attitude of the Virgin are somewhat strained, and the original relation between her head and her mother's, lovely both in design and expression, is lost.
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  • Knowing and doing allured him equally, and in art, which consists in doing, his efforts were often paralysed by his strained desire to know.
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  • Though his relations with Pitt began fo be somewhat strained towards the end, he left office on the minister's death on the 21st of January 1806.
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  • It is held by some botanists (Celakovsky) that the seminiferous scale of the Abietineae is homologous with the arillus or second integument of the Taxaceae, but this view is too strained to gain general acceptance.
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  • Relations with Russia had remained Austria- strained ever since the war.
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  • There can be little doubt that the puddle at the right-hand angle j was also strained, but not to the point of rupture, as owing to the rise of the sandstone base there was comparatively little room for settlement on that side.
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  • With the deaths of Pompey's wife Julia (54) and 'of Crassus (J3) the relations between him and Caesar became strained, and soon afterwards he drew closer to what we may call the old conservative party in the senate and aristocracy.
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  • C. Rives in 1831, by which France had bound herself to pay an indemnity of twenty-five millions of francs for French spoliations of American shipping chiefly under the Berlin and Milan decrees, and the United States in turn agreed to pay to France 1,500,000 francs in satisfaction of French claims. Livingston's negotiations were conducted with excellent judgment, but the French Chamber of Deputies refused to make an appropriation to pay the first instalment due under the treaty in 1833, relations between the two governments became strained, and Livingston was finally instructed to close the legation and return to America.
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  • After two or three days the infusion is strained and added to the remainder of the original distillate.
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  • All Europe, whether Liberal or reactionary, was watching the constitutional struggle with strained attention; the principles of monarchy and of constitutional liberty were alike at stake.
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  • When he accepted office the country was on the eve of a great disaster in India; it was engaged in a serious dispute with the United States; and its relations with France were so strained that the two great countries of western Europe seemed unlikely to be able to settle their differences without war.
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  • The Anglo-French alliance had been already strained by the language of the French colonels in 1858 and the Franco-Austrian War of 1859; it never fully recovered from the shock which it received by the evidence, which the annexation of Savoy and Nice gave, of the ambition of the French emperor.
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  • But his high-handed proceeding, though it forced the Lords to reconsider their decision, strained the allegiance of many of his supporters, and still further impaired the popularity of his administration.
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  • Harcourt were too strained to ensure either the harmonious working or the stability of the administration.
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  • His repeated condemnations of the Pragmatic Sanction of Bourges resulted in strained relations with Louis XI.
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  • Stephen's pretensions to authority as "bishop of bishops" were sharply resented, and for some time the relations of the Roman and African Churches were severely strained.
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  • But before the great outburst of scholasticism, ancient literature found a somewhat less inadequate channel in Arabian and partly even in Jewish scholarship. Aristotle was no longer strained through the meshes of Boetius; study of and the new light inspired Roscellinus with heresy.
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  • Even during the period when relations between England and Scotland were strained, the sovereigns of both countries recognized it to be their duty to protect property and regulate the lawlessness of the borders.
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  • He strained his wealth and influence to recruit followers and to make mischief.
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  • The government strained its power to secure the recognition of the decadi as the day of public worship and the non-observance of Sunday.
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  • In no one of these schools was the outward coherence of tradition so much strained by inner changes as it was in Plato's.
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  • About this time the relations between Frederick and his son began to be somewhat strained.
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  • Towards the middle of 1882 the relations between the native government and that of France became much strained, and to settle, if possible, these causes of dispute, two Franco- Hova officers of high rank were sent to France as Malagasy ambassadors, but as they were not authorized to war 1883-850f.
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  • The precipitate is strained off, and the patient can swallow it suspended in water.
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  • Having fought the oligarchy of privilege, the monarchy next tried to rally it to its side, and all the springs of the old rgime were strained to the breaking-point.
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  • In a circuit consisting of a single metal, no current can be produced by variations of temperature, provided that the metal is not thereby strained or altered.
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  • The eye is strained in bringing its focal length to the smallest possible amount, and when this strain is long continued it may cause pain.
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  • Nor would it be a strained inference from much that he said, to believe that he hoped and expected that in the " crisis " he foresaw, when democracy should have caused the ruin of the country, a new government might be formed that should approximate to his own ideals.'
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  • The fat is then drawn off the aqueous (gluey) layer, and strained through sieves or filters.
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  • I am not now dealing with General Gordon's character, which was in many respects noble, or with his military defence of Khartoum, which was heroic, but with the political conduct of his mission, and from this point of view I have no hesitation in saying that General Gordon cannot be considered to have tried to do his duty unless a very strained and mistaken view be taken of what his duty was..
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  • I tried deep breaths to calm myself as the others strained to listen.
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  • Her body strained to heal itself and the Black God, whose touch sucked her healing power fast.
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  • Dean brought Fred and Cynthia up to date on his strained meeting with the new acting sheriff and Fitzgerald's reluctant agreement to check out the skeleton—Martha's bones, as the mine-hidden discovery was now named.
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  • It strained against his direct approach, like beating the crap out of Fitzgerald and getting Fred home where he belonged.
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  • Except … Deidre strained.
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  • As the doe strained, one tiny hoof emerged, and then disappeared as the contraction subsided.
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  • The section of the fence already strained then provides the anchorage for the next section.
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  • Even Good's boundless credulity is strained on occasion, tho.
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  • Supplying their own custom designed lighting diffusers, they have reduced glare and improved the working environment for hundreds of eye strained workers.
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  • Unlike strained fencing, if one section gets damaged, the whole length is not affected.
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  • Family insults may be especially hurtful in the context of children's homes as family relationships were often strained, uncertain and sometimes severed.
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  • An alternative method of erecting chestnut paling is to fasten it to strained wires.
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  • Put a dessertspoon of the cooled strained rhubarb into four glass ramekin dishes.
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  • My work is a novel study into the effects of incorporating antimony into strained silicon.
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  • Relations between the band members were becoming increasingly strained.
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  • He's always learning things of that sort. ' She stopped laughing suddenly and looked at her aunt's rather strained face.
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  • I'd like to offer cheeses and meats on an already strained family budget.
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  • I would be very grateful if you could help as things are getting very strained!
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  • On Friday evening I had a long and somewhat strained conversation with Steve A on the subject of religion.
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  • Home that family feel financially strained colorado nearly years.
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  • However, the relationship between the two nations had become strained in 1996 due to outside pressure from China.
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  • The assimilation of events with substances in this way seems strained, however.
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  • Would have to feel financially strained it is a new jersey chose.
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  • Also, Chris Cornell's voice sounds strained compared to his 90's prime.
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  • Some others have a full USB connector which inevitably gets strained.
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  • It's clear that Margot is still somewhat mentally volatile, and her relationship with Betty remains strained.
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  • Its very triviality shows how strained the relations must have been between the Chief and his assistant.
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  • Fresnel; and in subsequent years he attacked the problem of giving mathematical expression to the conditions holding for a surface separating two crystalline media, and worked out from theory the laws of double refraction in strained crystalline bodies.
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  • Matters became still further strained on account of the outrages committed by the national troops, and such was the bitterness of feeling developed between the two factions, that an appeal to arms became inevitable.
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  • In his gigantic designs it inevitably happens that instrumental resources are strained to their utmost, and there is, perhaps,, hardly anything which the makers and players of instruments can be trained to do which is too remote to be demanded by some extreme dramatic necessity in Wagner's scheme.
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  • Consequently relations between France and Italy became so strained that in 1873 both the French minister to the Quirinal and the Italian minister to the Republic remained for several months absent from their posts.
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  • Their conservatism became increasingly a reactionary fear of democracy; indeed, it is not a strained construction of the times to regard the entire Federalist period from the American point of view as reactionary - a reaction against the doctrines of natural rights, individualism, and states' rights, and the financial looseness of the period of the War of Independence and the succeeding years of the Confederation.
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  • Yet he was too full of dramatic inspiration to remain perpetually victimized by the conscientious affectations of the amateur author; and, where dramatic situations are not only poetical but (as in the first act of Die Walkilre and the Waldweben scene in Siegfried) too elemental for strained language, Wagner is often supremely eloquent simply because he has no occasion to try to write poetry.
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  • Its strained and inharmonious chords are Carinthia, Gorizia, Istria, Croatia, Slavonia, Dalmatia, Ragusa, Bosnia, Montenegro, Herzegovina, Serbia, Bulgaria and Lower Hungary," and " on the great lyre of Europe they must harmonize once more."
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  • After the fall of Acre he inflicted a gross insult upon Leopold of Austria; and his relations with Philip were so strained that the latter seized the first pretext for returning to France, and entered into negotiations with Prince John (see John, king of England) for the partition of Richard's realm.
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  • Her relations with Napoleon were frequently strained; and in 1813-1814 she abetted Murat in his enterprises (see Murat).
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  • So strained had the relations between the English rulers of the Church and the Methodists themselves now grown, that in 1811 the longexpected schism took place, much to the regret of Charles of Bala himself, who had ever been a devoted disciple of Griffith Jones.
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  • The tree swayed and strained.
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  • The state of things on the staff had of late been exceedingly strained.
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  • Every nerve was strained and quivering with excitement, and in every chamber was a round of ammunition waiting.
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  • The rod strained against the surreal backdrop of the space shuttle launch pads.
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  • The NovaKur Special Joint Gel can also help sportsmen and sportswomen to calm and revitalize tired and strained joints.
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  • He 's always learning things of that sort. ' She stopped laughing suddenly and looked at her aunt 's rather strained face.
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  • I 'd like to offer cheeses and meats on an already strained family budget.
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  • Rubbing his hand on the glass, he strained to see what type of creature made such a noise.
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  • Waiting until Sam and Nige crawled to a halt behind me I strained to hear what was beyond.
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  • I strained knee ligaments against my old club, Hinckley United, at the end of January.
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  • The positioning of posts for strained fencing can be altered to suit the ground conditions.
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  • Designs for strained wire fences are shown in chapter 1.
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  • Recent acts of anti-Semitism have further strained relations, he added.
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  • Serve with a little of the strained juices spooned over.
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  • Also, Chris Cornell 's voice sounds strained compared to his 90's prime.
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  • It 's clear that Margot is still somewhat mentally volatile, and her relationship with Betty remains strained.
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  • These should be pureed and strained and are typically referred to as "first foods" by baby food companies.
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  • While Beechnut entered the baby food industry with 13 varieties of strained baby food, today they offer more than 125 food choices.
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  • If the relationship is too strained for the co-parents to have a meeting in the beginning to discuss all of these matters, try to involve a mediator or some other neutral party.
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  • The cost strained my budget and the waste going into the landfill bothered me tremendously.
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  • However, the high monthly membership dues may add financial stress to already strained budgets.
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  • Friendships are basically formed on trust, and if you get caught in a lie, then that trust will probably not be easy to regain and your friendship will be strained.
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  • That way it's less likely that the seeds have been strained out and there is more pulp to consume.
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  • Physical symptoms of an online gaming addiction may include wrist stress injury, strained or dry eyes, headaches, loss of sleep, and muscle aches in legs and back.
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  • It isn't necessary that you purchase every piece available and if your budget is strained, buying the basic bedding set will give a finished look to the new bedroom decorating.
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  • He had a longstanding relationship with fellow singer Camilla Boler, whom he dedicated You're Beautiful to, but the relationship became strained once he found success.
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  • When I look back at the financial hardships, strained relationships, and uphill battles, I think to myself, "How did I get here?"
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  • Ryan's daughter Tatum, did not like the fact that he was in a relationship with Farrah and this disagreement strained their father/daughter relationship to a breaking point.
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  • However, many families' budgets have been strained by today's economy, so saving money is an essential part of purchasing everyone's wardrobes.
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  • Even gentle massage will help with strained, sprained or arthritic joints.
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  • Untreated snoring can significantly disrupt sleep, leading to poor job performance, irritability, depression, anxiety, and strained relationships.
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  • Skip the squinting and strained vision that could be a result of the bright light or difficulty seeing things up close.
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  • Hundreds of visitors are injured at theme and amusement parks each year, from small bumps and bruises to slip and fall accidents, broken bones, strained backs, head injuries, and food poisoning.
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  • The first solid foods may be either commercial baby food or strained foods prepared at home.
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  • Because the vocal cords are located in the larynx just below the area of the epiglottis, the swollen epiglottis makes the patient's voice sound muffled and strained.
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  • Whether the relationship has been strained for sometime or if it's new problems, a breakup is a big deal and you want to make sure you're ready.
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  • TeenagersToday.com states that many girls will date older men because of strained relationships with their fathers.
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  • In 2003, because tensions were strained between Pixar Animation Studios and Walt Disney Pictures, the then-Disney Chairman Michael Eisner had planned to go forward with the movie, but not with Pixar.
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  • Look for seams that appear as if they are being strained by the weight of the foot, and also be on the lookout for areas of the shoe that are starting to wear out.
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  • If you notice that the sides of the shoe are looking older or more strained than the rest of the shoe, then the width may be off.
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  • Although Jason maintains a very strained relationship with his mother, most of the Quartermaine portion of his family has passed away.
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  • His relationship with his step-mother Anjelica was often strained, but he tried to play the nice guy and the happy guy.
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  • Ephram returns to Everwood in season four, but his relationship with Andy continues to be strained.
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  • In 2010, his already strained relationship with daughter Abby led to a legal battle.
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  • Regular and thorough stretching keeps your muscles limber, which in turn reduces the chance of a pulled or strained muscle.
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  • Financial strains begin to take their toll of the young couple and their strained relationship takes a toll on Amber's health.
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  • I strained not to be at odds with my bride.
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  • She strained and bucked against the bindings, her body seizing.
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  • Dizziness washed over him, and he his body strained to Travel.
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  • She strained, but he planted one heavy hand on her chest.
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  • Linda flashed her a strained smile that made her feel welcome for the first time in a week before the pretty brunette gave the blond man, Lon, a hug and kiss.
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  • She strained to move, regretting she couldn't have one small moment of peace.
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  • Her body strained under muscle fatigue as the form became increasingly complex and slower.
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  • When he finally spoke, is voice was strained.
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  • To the situation defined by concordat, however, succeeds another situation, more or less uncertain and more or less strained, in which the two powers legislate separately on mixed matters, sometimes not without provoking conflicts.
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  • Again everything was shrouded in hard, dry perplexity, and again with a strained frown she peered toward the world where he was.
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  • I would be very grateful if you could help as things are getting very strained !
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  • Lighting should be bright enough so eyes aren't strained, but flattering.
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  • Modify the asana by inserting a folded blanket beneath the knees for those with injured or strained knees.
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  • While plain, strained yogurt is very high in protein and fairly low in carbs, yogurt with added fruit and flavors may not be.
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  • This is because, unlike other yogurts, Greek style yogurt is strained three times to remove excess water content.
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  • By stretching a strained muscle you are not only keeping it from atrophying as it heals, you are promoting good blood flow.
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  • The edge comes from the throaty and strained quality that Lady Gaga performs the lyrics with.
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  • Though much of the band's relationships were strained at various points and members of the band fell to mental illness, the band grew into much more than a few university boys playing music.
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  • Items such as bittersweet chocolate, guacamole, strained carrots, spaghetti sauce, marshmallow fluff, ground up saltines, and the like work well for the harmless "ew" factor.
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  • Sadly, it seems Alex was unsure about his final decision, and his reported attempts to stay in touch with Rehn strained the relationship with Marshall to the breaking point.
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  • Pollard's relationship with her mother also became strained, ending with Michele being sent home.
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  • Not only do Farrah's friends abandon her, but the baby's daddy is no longer in the picture and her relationship with her mother becomes strained as well.
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  • Kate's sister, who is now reportedly looking after the children while Kate participates in Dancing With the Stars, has hinted at strained relations between Kate and her parents.
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  • Buffy's relationship with Riley strained her friendships as she became involved and then later hunted by the Initiative.
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  • His smile was strained.
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  • He couldn't have asked for a better housekeeper, but the atmosphere between them had become strained.
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  • He rose above me as I strained to open my other eye.
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  • She strained against him.
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  • Except … Deidre strained.
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  • More than likely their marriage would be strained at times, but he couldn't picture it ever being dull.
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  • They flew south, and she strained against the harness to see if her own condo was still standing.
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  • He couldn't focus and strained against whatever held him in place.
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  • His voice was strained.
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  • His laugh was short and strained.
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  • She strained, mad with anger and fear.
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  • When she finally spoke, her voice was strained.
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  • But the energy and enterprise of Evagoras soon roused the jealousy of the Great King, and relations between them became strained.
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  • The relations were now very strained between the reforming princes and Maximilian, who, unable to raise an army, refused to attend the meetings of the council at Nuremberg, while both parties treated for peace with France.
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  • This lowering tendency towards the low church pitch, and the final adoption of the latter as a general mean pitch throughout the 18th century, was no doubt influenced by the introduction of the violin, which would not bear the high tension to which the lutes and viols had been strained.
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  • Piedmontese finances had been strained to breaking-point to organize an army obviously intended for other than merely defensive purposes.
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  • Like Alexander in the last period of his reign, Nicholas considered himself the supreme guardian of European order, and was ever on the watch to oppose revolution in all its forms. Hence he was generally in strained relations with France, especially in the time of Louis Philippe, who became king not by the grace of God but by the will of the people.
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  • When, however, after President Tyler's accession, the relations between the President and the Whig Party became strained, he retired (September 1841) and was succeeded by Walter Forward (1786-1852).
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  • He had long known Armand Marc, comte de Montmorin, the foreign secretary, and, as matters became more strained from the complications with the princes and counts of the empire, he entered into daily communication with the minister, advised him on every point, and, while dictating his policy, defended it in the Assembly.
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  • His relations to the Directors were most strained.
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  • The soap is melted by heat, the glycerin is stirred in, and the mixture strained and poured into forms, in which it hardens but slowly into a transparent mass.
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  • Conceived in the Hildebrandine spirit, his reforms led by a natural sequence to strained relations between Church and State; the equilibrium which he established was unstable, and depended too much upon his personal influence with the Conqueror.
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  • Baeyer supposes that in the formation of carbon, rings " the valencies become deflected from their positions, and that the tension thus introduced may be deduced from a comparison of this angle with the angles at which the strained valencies would meet.
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  • The Macedonian kingdoms, strained by continual wars, increasingly divided against themselves, falling often under the sway of prodigals and debauchees, were far 12 sign from realizing the Hellenic idea of sound govern- of ment as against the crude barbaric despotisms of the older East.
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  • He knew that it was a lost battle and that the least accident might now--with the fight balanced on such a strained center--destroy him and his army.
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  • Kutuzov's general expression was one of concentrated quiet attention, and his face wore a strained look as if he found it difficult to master the fatigue of his old and feeble body.
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  • There was a pause, then his uncle's familiar, strained voice.
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  • The goat was still on her side, pawing the ground with her forelegs and bleating miserably as she strained in vain.
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  • His voice was strained, but the arms that held her were gentle and warm.
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  • The soldiers handed up the charges, turned, loaded, and did their business with strained smartness.
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