Surpassing sentence example

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  • Considering the accuracy of these measures (an accuracy far surpassing that of any other contemporary observations), it is somewhat surprising that this form of micrometer was never systematically used in any sustained or important astronomical researches, although a number of instruments of the kind were made by Dollond.
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  • Warp soil is of surpassing fertility.
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  • The cottage is situated on the Spey river amidst scenery of surpassing loveliness.
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  • But he had held his own as a general, and as a diplomatist he had shown surpassing skill.
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  • Heaven is where God will show us kindness out of the surpassing riches of His grace forever.
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  • The voices grew in harmonious triumphant strength, and Petya listened to their surpassing beauty in awe and joy.
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  • The delights of love are made to stand for the raptures of union with the divine, the tavern symbolizes an oratory, and intoxication is the bewilderment of sense before the surpassing vision.
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  • His clawhammer banjo is quickly surpassing mine too, the scamp... Hope you had a good New Year do.
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  • It is considered by many fans to be the band's magnum opus, surpassing even The Wall (1979 ).
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  • I cannot imagine any youth orchestra in the world surpassing this.
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  • On the 3rd of March 1848, as soon as the news of the revolution in Paris had arrived, in a speech of surpassing power he demanded parliamentary government for Hungary and constitutional government for the rest of Austria.
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  • It is situated on the Spey amidst scenery of surpassing loveliness.
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  • The woodcuts illustrating this work are generally of surpassing excellence, and it takes rank in the category of artistic publications.
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  • The differentiation of the females leads to a complex social life, the nesting habits of ants and the various industries that they pursue being of surpassing interest (see ANT).
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  • One and all skilful to a surpassing degree - weavers, embroiderers, potters, painters, engravers, carvers, sculptors and jewellers, - they were wearied by drudgery and overpowered by a never-absent, weird and grotesque theology.
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  • His commanding stature, the symmetry of his form, the dark and melancholy beauty of his countenance, rather rendered piquant than impaired by an obliquity of vision, produced an imposing impression even before his deep and powerful voice had given utterance to its melodious thunders; and harsh and superficial half-truths enunciated with surpassing ease and grace of gesture, and not only with an air of absolute conviction but with the authority of a prophetic messenger, in tones whose magical fascination was inspired by an earnestness beyond all imitation of art, acquired a plausibility and importance which, at least while the orator spoke, made his audience entirely forgetful of their preconceived objections against them.
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  • Nothing compares to the surpassing greatness of knowing Christ Jesus our Lord.
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  • Within a year she had transformed the show from a failing platform to the most popular morning talk show in Chicago, surpassing even Donahue.
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  • At the present time greater interest attaches to the group than was formerly the case, by reason of several new additions from China, some of these surpassing in their quaint markings the earlier-known members of the race.
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  • In flower beauty, however, surpassing all other white flowering kinds.
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  • The root-stock runs rather freely, but it is to its habit that this Bamboo owes its surpassing loveliness.
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  • His Model T was the best selling car in the world, but other automobile manufacturers began surpassing Ford, producing cars with more features and in a variety of colors and styles.
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  • Even cell phone games have come a long way, far surpassing our early experiences with Snake on Nokia's phones.
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  • Once the film was released, it broke several box office records, surpassing Cameron's other blockbuster Titanic.
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  • Identifying AS in toddlers can be very difficult because affected children may reach milestones, often surpassing developmental expectations.
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  • It is one of the longest running musicals in the history of Broadway, surpassing the runs of such famous musicals as The Sound of Music, Damn Yankees and The King and I.
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  • Medieval Arthurian tales visit the topic of Sir Lanval, a knight who falls in love with a spectacular fairy of surpassing beauty with the stipulation that their love must be kept a secret.
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  • Deductions and credits both reduce tax liability, but a taxpayer is entitled to a refund for any deductions surpassing a zero tax liability, not for any credits surpassing a zero tax liability.
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  • Perhaps, however, the name may only signify a large terrestrial biting apterous insect, surpassing the ant in size and predatory habits.
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  • The cultivation of pineapples, in sub-tropical Florida, is proving successful, the product far surpassing that of California, the only other state in the Union in which pineapples are grown.
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  • The value of farm property in the southern counties, which have been developed very recently, shows a steady increase, that of Hillsboro county surpassing the other counties of the state.
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  • There was always that love of overcoming difficulty inherent in a chivalrous nature; and this also accounts for that desire of surpassing every one else that marked his early days.
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  • He was the first of the Arabs to treat medicine in a comprehensive and encyclopaedic, manner, surpassing probably in voluminousness Galen himself, though but a small proportion of his works are extant.
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  • Important deposits of mineral phosphates are now worked on a large scale in the United States, the annual yield far surpassing that of any other part of the world.
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  • The Unaka Ranges (including the Black and Smoky Mountains) have eighteen peaks higher than 5000 ft., and eight surpassing 6000 ft.
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  • While these views were current in France, exaggerating and surpassing the thought of Cuvier, they were strongly opposed in Germany by such authors as Ernst Friedrich von Schlotheim (1764-1832) and Heinrich Georg Bronn (1800-1862); and the latter demonstrated that certain species actually pass from one formation to another.
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  • Thirdly as regards doctrines, the surpassing interest of these early writings is that they show the pupil partly agreeing, partly disagreeing, with his master.
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  • He was a humanist before the Renaissance, surpassing all other representatives of the school of Chartres in his knowledge of the Latin classics, as in the purity of his style, which was evidently moulded on that of Cicero.
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  • In importance next to visual observation, and in the opinion of some, surpassing it, is the photographic method.
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  • In 1855 he was appointed as lieut.-colonel the course of the struggle, and his surpassing ability was never to the 2nd Cavalry, commanded by Colonel Sidney Johnston, more conspicuously shown than in the last hopeless stages of with whom he served against the Indians of the Texas border.
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  • These atoms, differing only in size, figure and weight, are perpetually moving with equal velocities, but at a rate far surpassing our conceptions; as they move, they are for ever giving rise to new worlds; and these worlds are perpetually tending towards dissolution, and towards a fresh series of creations.
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  • The plainness and directness, both of thought and of expression, which characterize Homer were doubtless qualities of his age; but the author of the Iliad (like Voltaire, to whom Arnold happily compares him) must have possessed the national gift in a surpassing degree.
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  • The town rapidly increased from this period in wealth and commercial rank, far surpassing in this respect the rival city of Limerick.
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  • Her success surpassing his expectations, his hopes took a higher flight, and through Lebel, valet de chambre of Louis XV., and the duc de Richelieu, he succeeded in installing her as mistress of the king.
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  • Other, but closely allied species, occur on the Atlantic coasts of North America, all surpassing the European species in importance as food-fishes and economic value, viz., the American shad (Clupea sapidissima), the gaspereau or ale-wife (C. mattowocca or vernalis), and the menhaden (C. menhaden).
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  • It became the head of the Genoese establishments in Gazaria, the see of a bishop, and the chief port on the northern shore of the Black Sea, far surpassing the Venetian Tana.
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  • In art he was an inheritor and perfecter, born in a day of great and many-sided endeavours on which he put the crown, surpassing both predecessors and contemporaries.
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  • He very rapidly acquired a large practice, and after taking silk in 1842 he gained a reputation for forensic oratory surpassing that of all his contemporaries, and rivalling that of his most famous predecessors of the 18th century.
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  • This spider belongs to the family Lycosidae, and has numerous allies, equalling or surpassing it in size, in various parts of the world, the genus Lycosa being almost cosmopolitan in distribution.
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  • In the trades of bookselling and publishing Leipzig occupies a unique position, not only taking the first place in Germany, but even surpassing London and Paris in the number and total value of its sales.
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  • The Palaeozoic Calamarieae, though so far surpassing recent Equisetaceae, both in stature and complexity of organization, clearly belonged to the same class of Vascular Cryptogams. There is no satisfactory evidence for attributing Phanerogamic e bn FIG.
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  • It is to the value and variety of his matter, to his critical insight, breadth of view and wide research, and not least to the surpassing importance and interest of the period with which he deals, that Polybius owes his place among the writers of history.
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  • The note of this once wild Indian pheasant is certainly the most remarkable of any bird's, and if they could be naturalized without being domesticated, it would soon become the most famous sound in our woods, surpassing the clangor of the goose and the hooting of the owl; and then imagine the cackling of the hens to fill the pauses when their lords' clarions rested!
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