Strikes sentence example

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  • The strikes were enough to cause disarray among the men.
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  • He strikes where men are weak.
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  • I heard a tornado never strikes twice in the same spot.
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  • Some have questioned whether Friedman's thesis is 100 percent true, mentioning NATO air strikes against Yugoslavia as a potential exception.
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  • Maybe, but he strikes me as a more direct type—not someone who'd pull off a stunt like that.
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  • The magic took hold of her, and she danced away from his strikes as if they were in slow motion.
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  • It strikes me the boy could use a friend.
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  • The news that no one had survived the strikes on her condo building made tears rise for a different reason.
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  • There are missile strikes on this side now.
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  • One of the guardsmen was half the size of the other two, and his strikes were almost too fast and low for her to catch.
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  • Darian saw the fury cross Jenn's face, and her next strikes were fast and hard enough they might've given her the upper hand she needed.
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  • Taran cursed the animal again under his breath and blocked two strikes before they broke free of the footmen.
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  • One of the ancient trade routes across the Sahara - that from Tripoli to Kuka in Bornu - strikes the lake at its northwest corner, but this has lost much of its former importance.
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  • During the first six months of 1901 the strikes numbered 600, and involved more than 1,000,000
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  • Tell him I locked down all missile strikes on domestic territory.
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  • The colonies were, however, to have other and bitter experiences of strikes before Labour recognized that of all means for settling industrial Australians in South America.
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  • The act contained stringent provisions forbidding strikes; but in this respect it failed to effect its purpose, several strikes occurring in the years following its enactment, in which there were direct refusals to obey awards.
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  • In Western Australia, too, the act failed to prevent strikes taking place.
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  • The number of industrial strikes has risen from year to year, although, on account of the large number of persons involved in some of them, the rise in the number of strikers has not sUlk always corresponded to the number of strikes, During, es.
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  • The boundary between the counties of Perth and Stirling runs from Glengyle, at the head of the lake, down the centre to a point opposite Stronachlachar from which it strikes to the south-western shore towards Loch Arklet.
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  • The most striking general fact as regards climate in the archipelago is that wherever that part of the south-east monsoon which has passed over Australia strikes, the climate is comparatively dry, and the vegetation is less luxuriant.
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  • Wages have also been the subject of legislation; special commissions have been empowered to regulate the wages in the so-called " home " industries (sweating), and an arbitration board has been appointed to fix the salaries of clerks in the metal industry, thus minimizing the danger of conflicts in respect of wages having to be settled by means of strikes.
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  • So also the angle /3 must be increased by S to obtain the angle at which the shot strikes a horizontal plane - the water, for instance.
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  • Since the Poles were at first unyielding, Ruthenian demonstrations and strikes of students arose, and the Ruthenians were no longer content with the reversion of a few separate professorial chairs, and with parallel courses of lectures.
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  • What strikes us most in his book is his wide and keen observation of social facts, and his perpetual tendency to dwell on these and elicit their significance, instead of drawing conclusions from abstract principles by elaborate chains of reasoning.
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  • Crossing O'Connell bridge, the short Westmoreland Street strikes into a thoroughfare which traverses the entire city parallel with the river, and is known successively (from west to east) as James, Thomas, High, Castle, Dame, College and Great Brunswick streets.
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  • A range called the Sierra de Chama, which, however, changes its name frequently from place to place, strikes eastward towards British Honduras, and is connected by low hills with the Cockscomb Mountains; another similar range, the Sierra de Santa Cruz, continues east to Cape Cocoli between the Polochic and the Sarstoon; and a third, the Sierra de las Minas or, in its eastern portion, Sierra del Mico, stretches between the Polochic and the Motagua.
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  • And in recent years the danger of riots during strikes has, in some states, made it important to have a man of decision and fearlessness in the office which issues orders to the state militia.
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  • No sooner is he overcome with sleep than Judith, seizing his sword, strikes off his head and gives it to her maid; both now leave the camp (as they had previously been accustomed to do, ostensibly for prayer) and return to Bethulia, where the trophy is displayed amid great rejoicings and thanksgivings.
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  • When provoked it erects the body, and, raising the foot to the breast, strikes downwards with considerable force and rapidity, thus using its sharp and powerful claws as weapons of defence..
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  • There have been mining strikes at Scranton (1871), in the Lehigh and Schuylkill regions (1875), at Hazleton (1897), and one in the anthracite fields (1902) which was settled by a board of arbitrators appointed by President Roosevelt; and there were street railway strikes at Chester in 1908 and in Philadelphia in 1910.
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  • From Katmandu, the capital of Nepal, a difficult mountain route runs by Kirong to the No la (16,600 ft.), descending from which pass it strikes the Tsangpo about midway between Lhasa and Lake Manasarowar.
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  • The Shipki road from Simla, which strikes the Sutlej at Totling (where there is a bridge), leads up to Manasarowar, coinciding with the great high-road (Changlam) after passing Totling.
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  • A few seconds after each of these headlong descents a mysterious sound strikes his ear - compared by some to drumming, and by others to the bleating of a sheep or goat,' which sound evidently comes from the bird as it shoots downwards, and then only.
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  • Strikes are very common, seventy-three having occurred in such a year of comparative quiet as 1903; but the causes of disturbance are almost as often political as economic, and the annals of the city include a long list of revolutionary riots and bomb outrages.
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  • He aroused the hostility of labour by his opposition to organization and strikes among postal employees.
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  • A bill was passed by the States-General declaring railway strikes illegal.
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  • This done, the subdeacon strikes the door with the staff of the cross, when it is immediately opened, and the procession enters singing.
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  • From Oje at the head of JOrund a driving-route strikes south to the Nordfjord, and from Merok on Geiranger another strikes inland to Otta, on the railway to Lillehammer and Christiania.
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  • It was not effected till several years had been spent in long parliamentary discussions, by demonstrations on the part of the supporters of franchise revision and by strikes of a political tendency.
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  • The claws are large, strongly compressed, sharp, and exhibit the retractile condition in the highest degree, being drawn backwards and upwards into a sheath by the action of an elastic ligament so long as the foot is in a state of repose, but exerted by muscular action when the animal strikes its prey.
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  • In 1883-1884 there were a number of serious strikes, collisions between the police and the workmen, followed by assassinations; it was a peculiarity of Austrian anarchists that in some cases they united robbery to murder.
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  • Aristides is engaged in a real contest; he strikes hard blows, and gives no quarter.
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  • To take one's watch from the pocket and look at it when from a familiar clock-tower a familiar bell strikes a familiar hour, is an instance of a habitual action initiated by a sense perception outside attentive consciousness.
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  • Tradeunionism flourishes in Denmark, and strikes are of frequent occurrence.
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  • On the other hand, Hume is certainly right in holding that the distinctive character of a percept as compared with an image is in all ordinary cases the force and liveliness with which it strikes the mind - the distinction, therefore, being one of quality, not of degree.
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  • It first strikes eastwards round the head of Loch Laggan and then swings southwards, pursuing a sinuous course till it leaves the Highlands on the east side of Loch Lomond.
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  • It runs from the mouth of Loch Ryan in a sinuous north-easterly direction, keeping near the northern limit of the region till it reaches the basin of the Nith, where it quits the Uplands altogether, descends into the lowlands of Ayrshire, and, after circling round the headwaters of the Nith, strikes south-eastwards across half the breadth of the Uplands, then sweeps north and eastwards between the basins of the Clyde, Tweed and Annan, and then through the moors that surround.
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  • A Board of Arbitration (1895) has authority to make and publish investigations of all facts relating to strikes and lock-outs, to issue subpoenas for the attendance and testifying of witnesses, and "to adjust strikes or lock-outs by mediation or conciliation, without a formal submission to arbitration."
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  • The relations between capital and labour have resulted in serious conditions, the number of strikes from1880-1901having been 2640, and the number of lock-outs 95.
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  • In 1885 the governor found it necessary to use the state militia to suppress riots in Will and Cook counties occasioned by the strikes of quarrymen, and the following year the militia was again called out to suppress riots in St Clair and Cook counties caused by the widespread strike of railway employees.
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  • This wind is much dreaded by native mariners as it strikes nearly all the sheltered anchorages.
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  • Here the Bashgol and Chitral valleys unite and the boundary passes to the water-divide east of the Chitral river, after crossing it by a spur which leaves the insignificant Arnawai valley to the north; along this water-divide it extends to a point nearly opposite the quaint old town of Pashat in the Kunar valley (the Chitral river has become the Kunar in its course southwards), and then stretches away in an uneven and undefined line, dividing certain sections of the Mohmands from each other by hypothetical landmarks, till it strikes the Kabul river near Palosi.
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  • From Nushki it crosses the Helmund desert, touching the crest of a well-defined mountain watershed for a great part of the way, and, leaving Chagai to Baluchistan, it strikes nearly west to the Persian frontier, and joins it on the Koh-i-Malik Siah mountain, south of Seistan.
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  • Although his poetical works are all comprised in one small volume, he strikes every string of the old harp of Iceland.
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  • But the mountain wall is pierced at the corner where it strikes southwards from the Himalayas by an opening through which the Kabul river flows into India.
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  • When disturbed it will attack man, and it is a dangerous antagonist, for it always strikes at the face.
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  • It is not syllogism because it is based on the disjunctive, not on the hypothetical relation, and so extends horizontally where syllogism strikes vertically downward.
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  • But the first thing that strikes one is that it seems unduly complicated.
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  • Within the town the arcades (or Lauben) on either side of the main street, and the numerous elaborately ornamented fountains attract the eye, as well as the two remaining towers that formerly stood on the old walls but are now in the centre of the town; the Zeitglockenthurm (famous for its singular 16th- century clock, with its mechanical contrivances, set in motion when the hour strikes) and the Kdfichthurm.
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  • After 1890 industrial conditions were confused and temporarily set greatly backward by strikes and lockouts in the mines, particularly in 1894, 1896-1897 and 1903-1904, several times threatening civil war and necessitating the establishment of martial law.
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  • There have been occasional strikes accompanied by acts of lawlessness in the industrial and mining districts of Glamorganshire, and also amongst the workmen employed in the quarries of Gwynedd.
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  • The dresses worn by his figures are not clothes, but drapery through which the forms and movements of the body are strongly felt, and their contour shows a grand breadth of line which strikes the eye at once.
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  • And looking back upon that course afterwards, he records with much complacency how his earliest St Andrews sermon built up a whole fabric of aggressive Protestantism upon Puritan theory, so that his startled hearers muttered, "Others sned (snipped) the branches; this man strikes at the root."
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  • After entering the Madras presidency, the Cauvery forms the boundary between the Coimbatore and Salem districts, until it strikes into Trichinopoly district.
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  • As they pass away southwards this gridiron formation strikes with a gentle curve westwards, the narrow enclosed valleys widening out towards the sources of the rivers, where ages of denudation have worn down the folds and filled up the hollows with fruitful soil, until at last they touch the central waterdivide, the key of the whole system, on the Quetta plateau.
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  • It is true also that he shares in the traditional idolatry of Brutus, that he strikes at Augustus in his mention of the "three disciples of Sulla," and that he has no word of recognition for what even Tacitus acknowledges as the beneficent rule of Trajan.
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  • In the case of water the whole of the surface in front of the needle moves with it, while on the other hand the dust floating on alcohol is scarcely disturbed until the needle actually strikes it.
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  • From the middle of the Alexander Range another range (5) called Ala-tau, or Talastau, strikes west by south.
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  • He deletes what strikes him as irrelevant, or tedious, or uninteresting to his readers.
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  • When we attempt to estimate Petrarch's position in the history of modern culture, the first thing which strikes us is that he was even less eminent as an Italian poet than as the founder of Humanism, the inaugurator of the Renaissance in Italy.
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  • The ocean of water buoys or floats the ship, and the ocean of air, or part of it in motion, swells the sails which propel the ship. The moving air, which strikes the sails directly, strikes.
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  • Nature not only distinguishes between active and passive surfaces in flying animals, but she strikes a just balance between them, and utilizes both.
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  • He states that the wing during the down stroke strikes downwards and backwards, whereas in reality it strikes downwards and forwards.
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  • In this case the air in rapid motion strikes the under surface of the kite and forces it up. The string and the hand are to the kite what the weight of the flying creature is to the inclined planes formed by its wings.
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  • Whether, therefore, the air strikes the wings from below, or the wings strike the air from above, the result is the same, - the posterior or flexible margins of the wings yield in an upward direction, and in so doing urge the bird in a horizontal direction."
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  • A passage in Emerson's Diary, written on his homeward voyage, strikes the keynote of his remaining life.
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  • On the north-west this rugged highland region is well defined by the distinctive transverse ridge of Andi, which to the east of Kasbek strikes off from the Caucasus range almost at right angles.
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  • In Legende (1871) and Osta.Fii noctrii (1877) he strikes the patriotic note.
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  • Almost the first thing which strikes a reader is the singular inequality of this poet, and the attempts to explain this inequality, in reference to his own and other theories, leave the fact untouched.
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  • A well sunk in these formations without striking any fissure or water-bearing flint bed, receives water only at a very slow rate; but if, on the other hand, it strikes one or more of the natural water-ways, the quantity of water capable of being drawn from it will be greatly increased.
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  • With the exception of the Red Marls forming the upper part of the Keuper, most of the New Red Sandstone is permeable, and some parts contain, when saturated, even more water than solid chalk; but, just as in the case of the chalk, a well or borehole in the sandstone yields very little water unless it strikes a fissure; hence, in New Red Sandstone, also, it is a common thing to form underground chambers or adits in search of additional fissures, and sometimes to sink many vertical boreholes with the same object in view.
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  • Here English and American thought strikes in sympathetically, offering moral theories of Atonement, though not looking so exclusively towards forgiveness.
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  • A similar branch route strikes off at Turfan and cuts through the Tian-shan ranges at Urumchi.
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  • There it strikes off S.S.E.
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  • From this latter point, again, the Chotkal-tau strikes away to the south-west, screening the valley of Ferghana against the Aralo-Caspian desert.
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  • But the question still remains open whether these variations may not be due wholly to the different phases of illumination by the sunlight as the latter strikes the region from various directions.
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  • Reaching county Antrim, green wooded hills plunge directly into the sea; the deep Belfast Lough strikes some 10 m.
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  • At Galway Bay the mountain barrier is broken, where the great central plain strikes down to the sea as it does on the east coast north of Dublin.
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  • The rocks which form it are often strormgl3 folded, but the folding is of ancient date and strikes obliquely acrosm the massif and has had no influence in determining its outline.
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  • Groener was instrumental in maintaining, in spite of strikes and other difficulties, the cooperation of the German trade unions in securing a steady supply of munitions.
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  • Talon's strikes had torn Jonny's chest and abdomen open.
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  • We may need to make a couple of less-than-discreet strikes at Czerno's strongholds to push him back and give us some time.
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  • They were too deep and knotted to be from the daggers or the whip or the hand strikes of his master and his master's men.
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  • He slammed the door closed, subduing her hysterical strikes with unexpected gentleness until she lay strapped to the cold table, weeping.
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  • Maybe, but he strikes me as a more direct type—not someone who'd pull off a stunt like that.
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  • The screech of incoming missiles was audible long before they hit, but the laser strikes were silent.
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  • The strikes were enough to disarray, if not kill, most of the men.
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  • The petite woman started to run, ignoring the demons that swiped at her with talons large enough to take off her head with one swipe.  She seemed immune to the demons' strikes.  They fell away, as if hitting an invisible shield.  The bizarre display drew more than Katie and Toby's attention.  A ripple went through the demons, and they turned to watch the tiny woman sprinting towards them with flashing blue eyes.
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  • Only when he reached Gabe did he return to his Immortal form.  The death-dealer's clothing was tattered from demon strikes, his body smelling of blood sure to incense the creatures he fought.  Despite this, the assassin's speed and strikes didn't falter.  Each was sure and powerful.  Rhyn maneuvered until his back was to Gabe's, and he reached back to snatch the knife Gabe kept strapped to one thigh.  While Gabe showed no sign of slowing, Rhyn could feel the wound Kris inflicted slowing his movements.  At least Kris hadn't stabbed him with the enforcer dagger, or Rhyn would be dead.
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  • The threat of further terror strikes in the capital has not abated.
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  • Level 4 - Able to play all movements including birls, taorluath, B strikes.
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  • All strikes are allowed in the ring, unlike western boxing, which prohibits all but strikes with gloved fists.
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  • His definition, the one that strikes me the most is he used to say, it's a grand catechesis.
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  • Parents who drive children also face long delays because London roads have been extremely congested during the two previous Tube strikes.
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  • Before Disaster strikes Sarah La Trobe outlines why NGOs should think more about incorporating disaster strikes Sarah La Trobe outlines why NGOs should think more about incorporating disaster risk reduction in development work.
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  • As we have seen with the recent tsunami disaster, when tragedy strikes, its impacts are felt far and wide.
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  • The Green Party is deeply distressed by threats of NATO strikes against fellow Europeans in Kosovo.
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  • Starting in early May 1954, the tensions escalated to strikes.
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  • When sunlight strikes methane molecules they react to form ethane molecules they react to form ethane.
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  • The operator should note the depth at which the needle initially strikes the femur.
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  • The headlong fortune of my rash captivity Strikes not so fierce a wound into my hopes As thy dear loss.
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  • For example, runner's knee is related to the repeated knee flexion as the foot strikes the ground many times during a run.
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  • He covered the assassination of Earl Mountbatten and the Ira hunger strikes.
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  • Detainees have staged mass hunger strikes and physically resisted their deportations.
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  • Health and other problems in detention following the hunger strikes, concern has again been raised about the medical attention received in Centers.
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  • Set against that have been numerous hunger strikes, attempted suicides, suicides and the damage to America's reputation.
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  • That strikes me as so wildly improbable as to be virtually inconceivable.
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  • At the end of the hunger strikes, the IRA dismissed the SDLP as ' imperialist lickspittles ' .
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  • The attacks ended a six-week lull in air strikes, which used to take place almost daily.
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  • By contrast, Swansea's top marksman Stuart Roberts has just three strikes to his name.
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  • As soon as the Mrs mop urge strikes we'll be giving it a try on one of the bikes from the RealClassic Shed.
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  • Japanese air bases not neutralized by our fast carrier strikes are in range of us here.
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  • A government headed by Leon Blum of the Socialist Party took office on 2 June amidst a wave of strikes and factory occupations.
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  • When light strikes a photocathode inside the tube, an electron is emitted, which accelerates toward the first anode in a multiplier unit.
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  • The excuse from NTL is " lightning strikes on head end " which sounds quite plausible.
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  • It strikes us that the signallers missed a trick, and could have used the same playbook as they used up until last Monday.
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  • Faced with an unscrupulous dictator, NATO appears quite powerless with its surgical strikes.
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  • I've worked here for seven years now and what always strikes me is how incredibly resourceful people are.
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  • Then, deep inside the cave, disaster strikes when their route back to the surface is blocked by a rockfall.
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  • The January 1997 mass strikes proved that workers can resist mass sackings.
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  • He sets his sights on writing a successful screenplay, but writer's block strikes.
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  • Workers on the 206 model took part in three strikes ahead of the summer shutdown.
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  • May 1954 Strikes brought the banana industry in the country to a near standstill.
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  • Unofficial strikes have fallen from 95% of all strikes to 40% of all strikes.
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  • The bulk of calls to the Fire Service were caused by lightning strikes setting off fire alarms.
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  • Shown below is a detail of the flow where the curtain (width W) strikes the web at the dynamic contact angle theta.
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  • The Cameroon striker pulls away from Campbell, turns and strikes a left-footed thunderbolt.
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  • All pages are different, but this strikes us as pretty typical of the many we have browsed.
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  • Further one-day strikes are planned on July 11th and 16th, with a second 48-hour walkout planned for July 21st.
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  • The strikes reflected a longstanding wariness of the trade union leadership.
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  • Page 18 1 [Kouga strikes again, missing Inuyasha and hitting the ground.] FX ground wham Inuyasha { dodging } hah!
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  • The boundary line is drawn from a point opposite to the mouth of the Alder, and follows the centre of the longitudinal axis north-eastwards to 56° 50 N., where it strikes eastwards to the shore.
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  • The grand Trunk Pacific railway, the great transcontinental line promoted by the Laurier government, passes through Manitoba north of the Canadian Pacific, coming from the east deflects southward to pass through Winnipeg, and then strikes northward in a direct line of easy gradients to find its way through the Rocky Mountains to its terminus of Prince Rupert on the north coast of British Columbia.
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  • After hearing evidence, which may be given on oath, the special board issues a " determination," fixing the minimum rate of wages to be paid to various classes of workers of both sexes and different ages in the trade covered by the determination, including apprentices; and specifying the number of hours disputes strikes are, on the whole, the most disastrous that it can adopt.
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  • Moreover, while many strikes were quite orderly, the turbulent character of a part of the Italian people and their hatred of authority often converted peaceful demands for better conditions into dangerous riots, in which the dregs of the urban population (known as teppisti or the mala vita) joined.
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  • Later the division took another aspect, the extreme wing being constituted by the sindacalisti, who were opposed to all legislative parliamentary action and favored only direct revolutionary propaganda by means of the sindacati or unions which organized strikes and demonstrations.
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  • This preposterous proposal was of course not even discussed, and the movement caused a strong feeling of reaction against Socialism and of hostility to the government for its weakness; for, however much sympathy there might be with the genuine grievances of the working classes, the September strikes were of a frankly revolutionary character and had been fomented by professional agitators and kept going by the dregs of the people.
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  • It next defines the northern edge of the Shan States, and finally strikes the Mekong river in lat.
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  • Created to become a rival to Gilgamesh, he strikes up a friendship with the hero, and together they proceed to a cedar forest guarded by Khumbaba, whom they kill.
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  • A comparatively small stream strikes the wheel with a pressure equivalent to a great head, say 300 ft., and as the quantity of water and number of jets striking the wheel can be regulated with the greatest ease and nicety, each machine can without danger be quickly brought up to its full speed when purging high-class sugars, or allowed to run slowly when purging low-class sugars, until the heavy, gummy molasses have been expelled; and it can then be brought up to its full speed for finally drying the sugar in the basket, a boon which all practical sugar-makers will appreciate.
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  • Now, a prince or legislative assembly that accepted the doctrine of Luther, that the temporal power had been " ordained by God for the chastisement of the wicked and the protection of the good " and must be permitted to exercise its functions " unhampered throughout the whole Christian body, without respect to persons, whether it strikes popes, bishops, priests, monks, nuns, or whoever else " - such a government could proceed to ratify such modifications of the Christian faith as appealed to it in a particular religious confession; it could order its subject to conform to the innovations, and could expel, persecute or tolerate dissenters, as seemed good to it.
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  • He does not of course contemplate labour as the only factor in production; but it has been supposed that by emphasizing it at the outset he at once strikes the note of difference between himself on the one hand, and both the mercantilists and the physiocrats on the other.
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  • The music, vocal and instrumental, is generally of little compass, and in the minor key; it is therefore plaintive, and strikes a European ear as somewhat monotonous, though often possessing a simple beauty, and the charm of antiquity, for there is little doubt that the favorite airs have been handed down from remote ages.
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  • From this springs the incorrect colloquial sense, something out of the common, an event which especially strikes the attention; hence such phrases as "phenomenal" activity.
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  • In the case of Polybius, for instance, he allows himself great freedom in omitting what strikes him as irrelevant, or tedious, or uninteresting to his Roman readers, a process in which much valuable matter disappears.
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  • It is incorrect to say the wing strikes vertically downwards, for, as already explained, the body of a flying bird is a body in motion; but as a body in motion tends to fall downwards and forwards, the wing must strike downwards and forwards in order effectually to prevent its fall.
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  • At present, there are about one hundred new cases reported per month around the world, infecting about the same number of people as die from lightning strikes.
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  • He faced down the whole republican movement over the hunger strikes.
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  • I 've worked here for seven years now and what always strikes me is how incredibly resourceful people are.
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  • Washington blamed bin Laden and retaliated with missile strikes on his alleged bases in Afghanistan and Sudan.
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  • The player then strikes the ball in such a way that the roqueted ball also moves.
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  • He sets his sights on writing a successful screenplay, but writer 's block strikes.
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  • In August 1980 Walesa led the Gdansk shipyard strike which gave rise to a wave of strikes over much of the country.
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  • An opposing player makes a snide remark of " Chicken " to the goalkeeper who then strikes the opposing player.
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  • The British bases in Cyprus played a crucial staging post role during the 1991 air strikes against Iraq.
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  • City deserted In fresh strikes, Israeli warplanes hit the southern suburbs of the Lebanese capital, Beirut, which are a Hezbollah stronghold.
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  • Then the tornado strikes, and she 's off to Oz.
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  • Only when tragedy strikes does life become intense for a while.
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  • Her friend Mavis introduces her to an up-and-coming designer, but then disaster strikes.
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  • It is the wide-bodied aircraft that record the most strikes, as there are more surfaces on the aircraft to generate the vortices.
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  • The strikes are usually carried out by US warplanes based on aircraft carriers in the Gulf or land bases in the region.
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  • Page 18 1 [Kouga strikes again, missing Inuyasha and hitting the ground.] fx ground wham Inuyasha { dodging } hah !
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  • But a couple of startling strikes from Martin Carruthers and Steve Torpey inside nine first-half minutes wiped the smirks off Swansea faces.
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  • Throughout the first half of the 1990s, Bulgaria was wracked by political instability and strikes.
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  • Cushions provide a consistent rebound to ball strikes.
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  • Now you can play pool on a top-quality table whenever the urge strikes you -- and without leaving the comfort of your home.
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  • Whichever strikes your fancy, measure the space where the table will go from end to end and across.
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  • Fish and seafood buying shouldn't be a task that strikes terror in your heart.
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  • If you do see something in an ad that strikes you, be sure to call ahead so you don't get disappointed.
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  • When light strikes a surface, it becomes polarized.
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  • These blinds block light that strikes them from certain angles, while allowing light from other angles to pass through.
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  • Under California's three strikes law, he was sentenced to 200 years in jail.
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  • When light strikes the cell, a specific portion or "band" of the light wave is absorbed by the material.
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  • Some research just seems too good to be true, and if an article or study strikes you as too good to be true, it probably is.
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  • He had two strikes against him, according to "proper" Little Rock society - first, he was from the North and considered to be a "carpetbagger".
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  • Instead of everyone dropping their bags and coats wherever the mood strikes, they are placed in the mud room - out of the way and where they will be easy to find when they are needed again.
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  • Black is a wonderful neutral that energizes and renews everything around it, and throws are an easy way to change a room as the mood strikes you.
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  • Encore Kitchen and Bath - Encore Kitchen and Bath isn't free, but it is relatively inexpensive and strikes a good balance between autokitchen and Smart Draw.
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  • Do you shop with a list or pick out whatever gift strikes your eye first?
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  • This will make it easier to rearrange your pages as the mood strikes.
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  • Chronological scrapbook organization may also be a problematic choice if you like to work on your photos as the mood strikes.
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  • With printable stickers, however, you can scrapbook whenever creative inspiration strikes.
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  • Try one, or a combination, of the following natural remedies and techniques the next time a tension headache strikes.
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  • This is the stage where recognition that you won't have that paycheck to count on strikes.
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  • That way, you can just grab something as soon as hunger strikes, just as you would with junk food.
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  • Since this strikes at the person's self-esteem, some find it impossible to do.
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  • If you're a baker who likes Star Wars, the question of "How do I make a Star Wars cake?" has likely flickered through your mind during repeated viewings of The Empire Strikes Back.
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  • In addition, the site also carries Return of the Jedi and The Empire Strikes Back shirts for kids that can be paired with jeans or shorts.
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  • Whether it's Manhattan, Fifth Avenue, or Greenwich Village that strikes your fancy, this ultra-cosmopolitan city is a vacation destination like none other.
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  • There's no way to safely leave a window down when your pet can jump out if the mood strikes him, and having him try to crawl into your lap while you're driving is distracting at the least.
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  • If tragedy strikes, the early warning provided by smoke alarms can certainly help save the lives of both staff and pets.
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  • Just the mention of it strikes fear in an owner's heart.
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  • Both tropical plants and houseplants must be moved indoors in the fall before the cold weather strikes your area.
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  • Before shutting up shop when the cold weather strikes, complete your winter check list and come spring you can jump right into the exciting part of vegetable gardening.
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  • Most guitar players use either plastic or nylon guitar picks, and this means most people's guitars produce the same sound when the pick strikes the string.
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  • Not in particular the Corded Cotton Sportcoat; its chic lines are the epitome of classic cool, while the price of $138.00 also strikes the right note.
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  • It's polished and clean cut, available in numerous colors and strikes the right chord no matter what it's worn with.
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  • Superfoods bars are perfect for a meal or snack on the go, so it's a great idea to keep one in your desk drawer or purse for those moments when hunger strikes and you're in need of a nutrient pick me up.
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  • There is sure to be one that strikes your fancy and suits your budget.
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  • Start preparing yourself before an earthquake strikes.
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  • When an earthquake strikes, you need to drop down to the floor or ground, seek cover under something solid, and hold on until the shaking ends.
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  • A gaming system of their own, or a date to play at your home on a regular basis, could have an elderly bowler throwing strikes and spares while enjoying the sounds of the falling pins and the fun of participating in the game.
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  • This disorder usually strikes between the ages of 55-75 and is brought on as the result of a series of small strokes.
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  • Many seniors like to get together with friends for lunch, which can be a weekly or monthly event planned in advance or a spontaneous activity whenever the mood strikes.
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  • The ease of this system allows the wearer to change their look whenever the mood strikes!
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  • Moreover, these frames are also very adept at resisting injuries that may come by way of falling, bending or plain old strikes.
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  • Any available light from the outside world enters the lens and strikes a special device called a photocathode.
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  • Light from the sun, which is normally scattered, strikes a flat, highly-reflective surface like water or a snow-covered hill.
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  • After a few strikes, your melee combat icon in the lower right corner will power up, allowing you to de deliver a slower, yet more powerful and also unblockable strike.
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  • It's easy to pitch strikes in this game, but you can throwing breaking balls and curves.
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  • To get more consistent strikes, try to hit between the head pin and one pin back on the right.
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  • The Empire Strikes Back put you in control of a snow speeder in the Battle of Hoth to destroy AT-AT walkers.
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  • What strikes you first about this delightful chardonnay is its opulence.
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  • Light My Fire Scout Firesteel is good for 3000 spark strikes at any altitude or wet weather.
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  • The extent of the paralysis depends on where the virus strikes and the number of cells that it destroys.
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  • Like vaginal and oral candidiasis, it is an opportunistic disease that strikes when a child's resistance is lowered, often due to another illness.
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  • The average age a first depressive episode occurs is in the mid-20s, although the disorder strikes all age groups indiscriminately, from children to the elderly.
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  • Classic Tay-Sachs disease strikes infants around the age of six months.
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  • The arthritis of RF rarely strikes the fingers, toes, or spine.
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  • Epiglottitis strikes suddenly and progresses quickly.
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  • Roseola strikes suddenly, when a previously well child spikes an impressively high fever.
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  • However, there is one long-term consequence of chickenpox that strikes about 20 percent of the population, particularly people 50 and older.
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  • The condition is two to three times more common than either schizophrenia or manic depression and strikes men and women of every ethnic group, age, and social level.
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  • When trichotillomania strikes the adolescent it is especially important that the behavior be addressed and treated promptly.
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  • When bad hair strikes, know how to adjust your style into a better coif with minimal effort.
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  • Vitamin B12 is sometimes a culprit when hair loss strikes.
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  • Barrettes, bobby pins, fish net stockings, artificial flowers (think black roses) and glitter are just a few basic accessories every emo chic may want to have on hand when the mood strikes for a little hair adornment.
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  • Rest assured you can always purchase the hairpiece later, so if no inspiration strikes, keep looking!
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  • Book salon appointments early to beat the dance rush, and begin searching for an updo style that strikes your fancy.
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  • Although it's one of the smaller N Strikes, it has a thick handle that is not conducive to sitting in a pocket.
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  • Renovere offers short and long coats; the short style works for windy, drizzling days, while the longer length is perfect for protecting most of your legs from the elements when wild weather strikes.
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  • It is also a mobile unit, making it a suitable choice when a stain strikes a carpet or rug, stairs, upholstery, or anywhere else in a business or home.
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  • If the missile strikes its target players hear the sound of the explosion and the corresponding square on the bottom grid of the opponent's side of the board will flash red.
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  • Relief efforts not only take place when a disaster strikes but when conditions need to be improved.
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  • Since New Year's eve strikes only once per year, many people find it necessary to add a bit of dazzle to their night.
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  • Are you looking for a few romantic things that you can say whenever the mood strikes?
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  • Don't just depend on a piece of minty gum to keep your mouth fresh for kissing when the mood strikes.
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  • If you are writing your book on your computer, but sometimes write sections in long hand when the inspiration strikes, make sure you transfer that material to your computer quickly so you don't lose track of your ideas.
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  • The purveyors of classic luxury products at reasonable price points, Nine West strikes gold with this gleaming pebbled leather accessory.
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  • Aquarians are the kings and queens of out of the box thinking (And that is a compliment!), so focus on anything that strikes you as avant garde.
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  • Gems have keen minds, although their propensity to change their opinions and plans whenever the whim strikes them can make them seem a bit unreliable.
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  • An earth sign like Virgo or Capricorn can give him this as long as his lover is willing to let him overflow those earthen banks whenever the call to swim free strikes.
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  • The Capricorn tendencies of sadness and serious thinking might be the first thing that really strikes you as different about this sign, mostly because it seems to come out of nowhere.
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  • Features charts for a variety of approaches such as strikes, rewards for good behavior and even specific behavior charts, such as the "Stop Whining" chart, the "Stay in Your Seat" chart and the "Don't Fight!
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  • The 1968 Festival was disrupted and then cancelled after several days due to nationwide strikes and riots, as well as dissention within the Festival itself.
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  • Imagine if the trailer for The Empire Strikes Back included the voice of Darth Vader saying "Luke...
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  • At the end of the day, when the clock strikes midnight and you're done devouring the movie, there are definite pros and cons to consider.
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  • Unlike other action movies like Kill Bill, Die Hard or even Snakes on a Plane, Spider-Man strikes a chord with fans due to its popularity as a comic.
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  • As though parents don't have enough to worry about, one story particularly strikes fear into the hearts of parents.
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  • Select any charm that strikes your fancy, from a personality-based one to something funny.
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  • The Betty La Fea telenovela has influenced international television and strikes a chord with audiences all over the world.
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  • Nathan strikes back by getting tutoring help from Lucas' best friend, Haley James.
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  • If nothing strikes you as special, perhaps something a bit different is in order.
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  • These strikes, when completed, will form the final design.
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  • Strikes will overlap and can be re-branded.
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  • This is the most common branding technique and can be done in one or more strikes.
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  • It may not be best for very elaborate designs, but since multiple strikes can be used, it offers a bit of leeway with patterns.
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  • Filling a bag with fresh fruit, trail mix, beef jerky, crackers, popcorn, pretzels, gum, and candy can save you money and time by not having to stop every time the urge to nosh strikes.
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  • If you have somewhere you really want to go, you can search by that specific destination, or you could simply roll the dice and see if any great deal strikes your fancy.
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  • Even if you don't see a Tissot that strikes your fancy today, keep an eye out for their new releases.
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  • This disorder strikes after approximately six to eighteen months of typical development.
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  • If you want to keep it as a hobby, selling the odd sweater now and then as the whim strikes, that's perfectly fine, but don't confuse it with a business.
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  • When disaster strikes, your first step is to evaluate the situation and communicate with managers, employees, and shareholders to advise them about what has happened.
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  • The ultimate goal after disaster strikes is to restore normal operations as quickly as possible.
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  • Union officials predict strikes could end the standoff that could result from this problem, but with cheaper labor in other countries, bottom-line prices may have the final word.
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  • Give yourself permission to buy anything that strikes your fancy.
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  • Do you like to duplicate a sample project or do you prefer to work at your own pace and experiment with new techniques as the mood strikes?
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  • Just about everyone has a sweet tooth occasionally, and for some of us it strikes on a daily basis.
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  • Geico offers term insurance coverage through Life Quotes, Inc. This type of protection is an economical way for policyholders to protect their loved ones if tragedy strikes.
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  • A driver runs a red light and strikes a car in the intersection, or is following too close and is involved in a rear-end collision.
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  • Collision coverage pays for the cost of repairs incurred when the bike strikes another vehicle or an object.
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  • However, after she captures Dorothy, she strikes a deal with Glinda to drive the Wizard out of Oz.
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  • The premise of the show is to follow Brooke as she works on her music career and as she strikes out on her own for the first time, away from her overprotective father.
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  • The Empire Strikes Back was the second installment in George Lucas' saga of the Skywalkers, released in 1980.
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  • Star Wars was such a financial success, however, that Lucas knew he could get support for more than one sequel, and The Empire Strikes Back is very much a 'middle movie'.
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  • The Empire Strikes Back begins with the rebels having regrouped on Hoth, a planet covered with ice.
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  • The Empire has been searching for them since the destruction of the Death Star, and very early in the movie, the Empire, well, strikes back, sending ground troops to Hoth to flush out the rebels.
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  • The Empire Strikes Back is unique in the extent to which it does not provide closure to its myriad plot threads.
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  • Widely anticipated, following the cliff-hanger ending of 1980's The Empire Strikes Back, it was both loved and reviled.
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  • Star Wars fans had to wait sixteen years between the release of Episode VI, The Empire Strikes Back, and Episode I, The Phantom Menace.
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  • Humans have never met totally sane puppeteers, since allowing others to know the location of their homeworld strikes them as the ultimate foolhardiness.
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  • Speaking of the soundtrack, Batman Begins leaves behind the fire and brimstone of the past and strikes a much bolder cord.
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  • Disaster strikes; however, when Buttercup receives word that her beloved Wesley has met his demise by the hand of the Dread Pirate Roberts.
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  • Williams won another Academy Award for Best Original Score for his work on the 1977 Star Wars and received nominations for his themes in The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi.
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  • Fans of the original Star Wars watched the saga unfold through the first three sequels, Star Wars (1977), The Empire Strikes Back (1980), and Return of the Jedi (1983).
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  • Aromatic bath salts, in particular, will halt your worries in their tracks and provide you with a haven to escape to whenever the mood strikes.
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  • Learning how to treat heat rash and diminish the effects of this skin condition can come in extremely helpful when discomfort strikes.
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  • There's only a half dozen Lucky Strikes.
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  • If anything, the strikes look like something that would've occurred during the East-West Civil War.
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  • She'd traveled nonstop, sticking to narrow country roads and the forest to avoid both people and zones marked as having any sort of radiation fallout from the nuke strikes.
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  • She waited to feel the walls shake from more strikes but felt nothing.
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  • It took four strikes before the door caved with a crunch.
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  • He touched his net implant but found the network scrambled, indicating the jets were sending out electromagnetic pulses in addition to the missile strikes.
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  • I can't stop the strikes if I can't get through on my net.
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  • Before he opened it, Brady could feel the walls shaking from the missile strikes.
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  • Jim closed the door behind him, and Brady stayed where he was for a long moment, watching the laser strikes.
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  • Damian appeared pensive as he responded to Darian's playful strikes.
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  • Isac was the first to slam an axe into Darian's body, his brutal strikes falling over and over.
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  • His strikes were hard and fast and seemingly from every direction.
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  • He'd taught her to dance in the ring to outmaneuver the seven-foot vamp's hard strikes.
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  • A few close calls made it more of a challenge, as Claire bounced back to avoid Jenn's strategic strikes.
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  • We may now investigate the mathematical expression for the disturbance propagated in any direction from a small particle upon which a beam of light strikes.
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  • New South Wales was the first country which endeavoured to settle its labour grievances through the ballot-box and to send a great party to parliament as the direct representation of Labour, pledged to obtain through legislation what it was unable to obtain by strikes and physical force.
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  • The strikes of the years 1890 and 1892 are just as important on account of their political consequences as from the direct gains or losses involved.
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  • In the rotation of crops there is an amazing diversityshifts of two years, three years, four years, six years, and in many cases whatever order strikes the fancy of the farmer.
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  • The greatest proportion of strikes takes place in northern Italy, especially Lombardy and Piedmont, where manufacturing industries are most developed.
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  • Textile, building and mining industries show the highest percentage of strikes, since they give employment to large numbers of men concentrated in single localities.
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  • Agricultural strikes, though less frequent than those in manufacturing industries, have special importance in Italy.
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  • Since 1901 there have been, more than once, general strikes at Milan and elsewhere, and one in the autumn of 1905 caused great inconvenience throughout the country, and led to no effective result.
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  • They are to be found mainly in the fertile plains of north Italy, where they enjoy considerable success, removing the cause of labor troubles and strikes, and providing for cultivation on a sufficiently large scale.
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  • Com posed mainly of elements drawn from the Left, and dependent for a majority upon the support of the subversive groups of the Extreme Left, the formation of this cabinet gave the signal for a vast working-class movement, during which the Socialist party sought to extend its political influence by means of strikes and the organization of labor leagues among agricultural laborers and artisans.
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  • Whereas in the past the strikes had been purely local and due to local conditions, they now appeared of more general and political character, and the sympathy strike came to be a frequent and undesirable addition to the ordinary economic agitation.
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  • In March 1902 agrarian strikes organized by the leg/fe broke out in the district of Copparo and Polesine (lower valley of the Po), owing to a dispute about the labor contracts, and in Apulia on account of unemployment.
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  • In August there were strikes among the dock laborers of Genoa and the iron workers of Florence; the latter agitation developed into a general strike in that city, which aroused widespread indignation among the orderly part of the population and ended without any definite result.
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  • In the spring of 1908 there were agrarian strikes at Parma; the labor contracts had pressed hardly on the peasantry, who had cause for complaint; but while some improvement had been effected in the new contracts, certain unscrupulous demagogues, of whom Alceste De Ambris, representing the syndacalist wing of the Socialist party, was the chief, organized a widespread agitation.
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  • In October 1904, after the September strikes, the Chamber was dissolved, and at the general elections in November a ministerial majority was returned, while the deputies of the Extreme Left (Socialists, Republicans and Radicals) were reduced from 107 to 94, and a few mild clericals elected.
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  • The municipal elections in several of the larger cities, which had hitherto been regarded as strongholds of socialism, marked an overwhelming triumph for tJic constitutional parties, notably in Milan, Turin and Genoa, for the strikes had wrought as much harm to the working classe1 as to the bourgeoisie.
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  • Petitions continued to flow in to the emperor's cabinet, praying for a national representation, from the zemstvos, from the nobles and from the professional classes, and their moral was enforced by general agitation, by partial strikes, and by outrages which culminated at Moscow in the murder of the Grand-duke Sergius (February 4th, 1 9 05).
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  • He was nominated by his party in 1892 for re-election, but was defeated by Cleveland, this result being due, at least in part, to the labour strikes which occurred during the presidential campaign and arrayed the labour unions against the tariff party.
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  • For fully three-fourths of its length Loch Shiel has a south-westerly direction, but at Eilean Fhianain (Finnan's Island) it strikes towards the west.
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  • Taking a northerly course, it quits the mountains at Immenstadt, and, flowing by Kempten, from which point it is navigable for rafts, forms for some distance the boundary between Bavaria and Wurttemberg, and eventually strikes the Danube (right bank) just above Ulm.
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  • It has passed through a far greater number of editions than any other work on natural history in the whole world, and has become emphatically an English classic - the graceful simplicity of its style, the elevating tone of its spirit, and the sympathetic chords it strikes recommending it to every lover of Nature, while the severely scientific reader can scarcely find an error in any statement it contains, whether of matter of fact or opinion.
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  • When an insect strikes the web the spider loosens his hold of the trap-line, thus enveloping the victim in a tangle of threads which would otherwise not come into contact with it.
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  • Strikes and discontent were rife.
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  • The Rhine-daughters have been teasing the Nibelung Alberich, and are rejoicing in the light of the Rhine-gold which shines at the top of a rock as the sun strikes it through the water.
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  • The left branch is appreciably noticed near Odessa and the north-west corner; the right branch sweeps past the Crimea, strikes the Caucasian shore (where it comes to the surface running across, but not into, the south-east corner of the Black Sea), and finally disperses flowing westwards along the northern coast of Asia Minor between Cape Jason and 1 The early Greek navigators gave it the epithet of axenus, i.e.
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  • This current causes a warmer climate where it strikes.
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  • He continued to play a prominent part in International Socialist politics, striving to arrange concerted action of the working classes to make wars impossible by means of general strikes.
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  • One crosses the Una at Kostajnica, and, after skirting the right bank of that river as far as Novi, strikes eastward to Banjaluka.
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  • The natural harbour, which, with a depth diminishing from 70 to 30 fathoms, strikes in from the northwest so as to cut the island into two fairly equal portions, with an isthmus not more than 14 m.
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  • On the west, Badakshan is bounded by a line which crosses the Turkestan plains southwards from the junction of the Kunduz and Oxus rivers till it touches the eastern waterdivide of the Tashkurghan river (here called the Koh-i-Chungar), and then runs south-east, crossing the Sarkhab affluent of the Khanabad (Kunduz), till it strikes the Hindu Kush.
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  • On the top of the tower is the effigy of a man in iron who strikes the hours with a hammer.
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  • To test the purity of the metal the tin-smelter heats the bars to a certain temperature just below the fusing point, and then strikes them with a hammer or lets them fall on a stone floor from a given height.
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  • It needs some temerity to differ from so great an authority as Dr Guest, but it strikes one as surprising that, having accepted the fact of a bridge made by the Britons, he should deny that these Britons possessed a town or village in the place to which he supposes that Aulus Plautius retired.
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  • The cock is now shut against both communications, the reservoir lifted, the gas contents of A discharged and so on, until, when after an exhaustion mercury is let into A, the metal strikes against the top without interposition of a gas-bell.
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  • As the Hindu Kush strikes westwards, after first rounding the head of an Oxus tributary (the Ab-i-Panja, which Curzon considers to be the true source of the Oxus), it closely overlooks the trough of that glacier-fed stream under its northern spurs, its crest at the nearest point being separated from the river by a distance which cannot much exceed io m.
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  • It stands at the centre of the great S-shaped bend of the Nile, and from it the railway to Wadi Halfa strikes straight across the Nubian desert, a little west of the old caravan route to Korosko.
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  • It is by sheer strength of thought, by the vigorous perspicacity with which he strikes the lines of cleavage of his subject, that he makes his way into the mind of the reader; in the presence of gifts of this power we need not quarrel with an ungainly style.
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  • He was energetic in suppressing violence in connexion with strikes, his general policy being to hold local authorities responsible without recourse to the state militia.
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  • The boundary line corresponded to the both degree of longitude west of Greenwich, which strikes the main ' The exact position has been disputed.
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  • His policy of never interfering in strikes and leaving even violent demonstrations undisturbed at first proved successful, but indiscipline and disorder grew to such a pitch that Zanardelli, already in bad health, resigned, and Giolitti succeeded him as prime minister (November 1903).
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  • Meanwhile the keystone of the regulative system had been laid by the passing of the Industrial Conciliation and Arbitration Act, under which disputes between employers and unions of workers are compulsorily settled by state tribunals; strikes and lock-outs are virtually prohibited in the case of organized work-people, and the conditions of employment in industries may be, and in many cases are, regulated by public boards and courts.
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  • In 1895 began a marked commercial revival, mainly due to the steady conversion of the colony's waste lands into pasture; the development of frozen meat and dairy exports; the continuous increase of the output of coal; the invention of gold-dredging; the revival and improvement of hemp manufacture; the exploiting of the deposits of kauri gum; the reduction in the rates o