Sweeping sentence example

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  • We.re sweeping the castle now.
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  • She retrieved the broom from the corner and started sweeping up the glass.
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  • Elisabeth and Jackson were sweeping up the glass when she asked, "Will it take long for him to curb his strength?"
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  • She drew nearer, eyes sweeping over the medical equipment in the room.
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  • How to clean your grout, begins with the basic sweeping and vacuuming of the area to remove dirt and debris.
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  • Darian deflected it and dropped his hip, sweeping her legs out from under her.
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  • The boughs and their side-branches, as they increase in length, have a tendency to droop, the lower tier, even in large trees, often sweeping the ground - a habit that, with the jagged sprays, and broad, shadowy, wave-like foliage-masses, gives a peculiarly graceful and picturesque aspect to the Norway spruce.
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  • Nash, "he carried a sweeping hypothesis into the examination of the New Testament."
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  • The tradition is to clean houses by sweeping away any back luck that may have accumulated during the past year.
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  • The Caledon also, sweeping southward, unites with the Orange beyond the frontiers of Basutoland.
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  • But the lakes show a wonderful variety of character, from open expanse and steep rock-bound shores to picturesque island-groups and soft wooded banks; while the mountains have always a remarkable dignity, less from the profile of their summits than from the bold sweeping lines of their flanks, unbroken by vegetation, and often culminating.
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  • He was the boldest and most original of Japanese landscape artists, leaving powerful and poetic records of the scenery of his own land as well as that of China, and trusting more to the sure and sweeping stroke of the brush than to color.
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  • Spencer tries to express in a sweeping general formula the belief in progress which pervaded his age, and to erect it into the supreme law of the universe as a whole.
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  • The French artillery had already evaded the coming blow, and had changed position, "right back," to cover the flank of the rest of the army, and the Prussian and Saxon artillery trotting forward conformed to this new front, their shells sweeping the ground for 2000 yds.
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  • But even in his most sweeping reforms he never lost sight of the idiosyncrasies of the people.
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  • Beyond them a road branches to the right, sweeping round in a broad curve to the space in front of the temple of Apollo.
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  • Never had King Christian seemed so powerful as on his return to Denmark on the 5th of September 1521, and with the confidence of strength he at once proceeded recklessly to inaugurate the most sweeping reforms. Soon after his return he issued his great Landelove, or Code of Laws.
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  • The singer failed to appear in court and was sentenced to community service, which he fulfilled by sweeping streets.
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  • He was sentenced to community service, which included sweeping up the streets of New York City.
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  • However, romance never looks quite as sweeping on-screen when the female lead matches or exceeds the height of her co-lead.
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  • The cruise caters to those with a true sense of adventure, as it traverses more than 2,000 miles of sweeping history, natural beauty, and diverse cultural heritage.
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  • Using a back and forth, sweeping motion you can mist a typical yard in about 15 minutes.
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  • Those chimney sweeping logs that are supposed to remove the buildup in your chimney don't really work and can never take the place of having a chimney professionally swept.
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  • Available in either chambray or a medium stonewash color is a denim skirt made in a full sweeping, flared style.
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  • It doesn't matter whether you get married in a sweeping ball gown or a cotton shift - the outcome is the same.
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  • From plush jackets to sweeping capes and zippered hoodies to versatile vests, women's plus size fleece outerwear is fashionable, functional and flattering.
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  • Depending on what current trends dictate, you may find knee-length dresses are the "It" item for the season, or sweeping ball gowns might be the flavor of the day.
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  • You'll find a wide variety of dresses in just about every color and style you can imagine, from short dresses to long, sweeping gowns that will make a girl feel like a princess.
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  • You don't want to sit at a summer garden wedding in a sweeping, floor-length dress; go for something shorter and you'll be much more comfortable and fit in with the season.
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  • If you're tall, long, sweeping maxi-style dresses that sweep the floor are simply stunning on you.
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  • Again, it's not right to make a sweeping assumption that everyone in this particular demographic shares the same concerns.
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  • Sweeping views of the nearby desert and mountains surround the resort with relaxing vistas and are one reason why the Arizona Grand received a four diamond rating from AAA.
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  • Instead, an alien species known as the Chimera have invaded our planet, easily taking over nation after nation, sweeping eastward from their initial landing point in Russia.
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  • There is a badly animated host and sweeping camera angles of a badly pixelated movie studio.
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  • This winery has a great view and sweeping architecture.
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  • Design elements include geometric shapes, sweeping curves, and the use of intense color.
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  • The beating cilia sweeping the mucus along the respiratory tract helps to clear the respiratory tract of any debris or of any organisms that may be present.
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  • They may also include dramatic sweeping movements with the arms, in combination with an arched back.
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  • Get rid of old items - Cleaning your bedroom goes beyond sweeping, dusting, mopping and vacuuming.
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  • Wearing hair down with a gentle flip can be very sophisticated, while sweeping straightened hair into a bun or French twist is quite elegant.
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  • Long layers and sweeping bangs accentuate her face and flatter her features.
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  • If you've got a pixie cut, you can create an elaborate goddess look by sweeping the hair off the face in a molded silhouette.
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  • If you have long hair, consider adding a few chin sweeping layers into your cut and a few crown layers to add lift and height to your style, which will in turn create a slimmer vertical line.
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  • Whether you wear pixie straight locks or opt for long and chic, a straightening iron will help you create a smooth and shiny head of hair with plenty of sweeping movement.
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  • Long hair is also a breeze to style; what could be easier than sweeping it up into a ponytail or bun when in a hurry?
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  • The radio dramas were usually aired in 15 minute segments each day and provided ideal "background noise" for housewives to clean house to whether they were sweeping, washing, cooking or mending.
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  • If you've decided on a larger sweeping tattoo design, you'll need to find the right place for it.
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  • The sweeping arch reflects the European practice of using large archways at the entrance of train stations.
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  • Box 801; Ouray, CO 81427;(970) 325-0565;(800) 315-0565 - This Victorian Inn, set in scenic Ouray, often called the "Switzerland of America," features sweeping views of the nearby mountains.
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  • It also features an electronic tuning fork movement with 15 jewels and a sweeping second hand.
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  • Put the children to work on minor tasks such as emptying dishwashers, setting the table and sweeping through the house for trash and other detritus - this will save you time and teach them organization.
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  • Plan a regular cleaning schedule or add sweeping and vacuuming the floor to a house cleaning chore list so dirt and dust do not build up.
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  • You'll need to follow up your shoveling efforts by sweeping for a thorough cleaning.
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  • By the time you reach the floors, you will have added dust and debris from other area cleaning, so always work by sweeping or vacuuming before mopping, scrubbing or shampooing.
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  • Loosen up leaves, dirt and other nature debris from your deck, sweeping it into the yard or into a garbage bin.
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  • Consistent sweeping and hosing to remove dirt and leaves is a must, especially if your deck is located in a shady area.
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  • Hold this position for a second, then twist back to the side plank, sweeping your right arm back up toward the ceiling.
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  • White, long-sleeved with sweetly feminine details, these gowns can evoke eras past and add a quiet glamour to sweeping around the house and going to sleep.
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  • Many of the vintage gowns were designed with gently fitted bodices, defined waists and full, sweeping skirts.
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  • Gone are the sweeping, orchestral landscapes, but firmly in place are some pretty darn fine horns.
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  • The classic Cylon Battlestar Galactica helmet is a favorite among many fans with its sweeping red electronic eye.
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  • Be sure to apply the base color in long, even strokes, beginning near the cuticle and sweeping up toward the end of the nail.
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  • Apply your moisturizer by dabbing it first on the pads of your clean fingers and sweeping upwards over your face and neck.
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  • However, what the cyber attackers didn't count on was the flexibility and the sweeping power of the Internet and its ability to disseminate information quickly and efficiently.
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  • With the development of web 2.0 applications and social networking sweeping the web, having a forum for users is essential.
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  • Gods, but he could smell her sweet scent!  Her large eyes seemed to see right through him.  He feared reaching out, in case she slid through his fingers like smoke.  He'd lost her in life; he wasn't going to risk losing her in his dreams.  He could imagine closing the distance between them, sweeping her up into his arms, and making love to her on the beach.
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  • Over against these sweeping assumptions and deductions, the Roman Catholic Church had to build up its own statement of the basis of belief.
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  • In the lower, under the energetic direction of two burgomasters, De Brouckere and Anspach, not less sweeping changes were effected.
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  • The stream poured itself over the level and fertile country to the southwards, sweeping whole villages before it, and converting the plain into one vast lake.
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  • The floods caused by the Husur were frequent and destructive, on one occasion sweeping away the palace terrace at Nineveh and exposing the tombs of the kings, on another isolating Khorsabad.
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  • The till plains, although sweeping in broad swells of slowly changing altitude, are often level to the eye, and the view across them stretches to the horizon, unless interrupted by groves of trees along the watercourses, or by belts of low morainic hills.
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  • As a result, the isotherms of July are strongly convex poleward as they cross the United States, the isotherm of 70 Sweeping up to the northern boundary in the north-west, and the heat equator leaping to the overheated deserts of the south-west, where the July mean is over 90.
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  • In eastern Canada Ungava and Labrador are very chill and inhospitable, owing largely to the iceberg-laden current sweeping down the coast from Davis Strait, bringing fogs and long snowy winters and a temperature for the year much below the freezing-point.
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  • He was almost the only one among them whom Dundonald, with whom he served in a successful attack on an Egyptian war-ship near Alexandria, exempts from the sweeping charges of cowardice he brings against the Greeks.
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  • At length the sweeping changes introduced by Alexander II.
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  • A non-partisan commission, appointed by Secretary John Sherman, recommended sweeping changes.
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  • This section of the sea washes on the south the base of the Elburz range in Persia, sweeping round from the mouth of the Kura, a little north of the Bay of Kizil-agach, to Astarabad at an average distance of 40 m.
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  • P PP Chamber from being overwhelmed at any critical moment by an influx of crown nominees appointed ad hoc. The general election which took place amid considerable enthusiasm on the 14th of May resulted in a sweeping victory for the Social Democrats whose number rose from II to 87; in a less complete triumph for the Christian Socialists who increased from 27 to 67; and in the success of the extremer over the conservative elements in all races.
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  • The worship of the other gods was officially recognized until his fifth year, but then a sweeping reform was initiated by which apparently the new cult alone was permitted.
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  • They are very bulky, and with the exception of a few, particularly the 116th and 118th, which introduce the most sweeping and laudable reforms into the law of intestate succession, are much more interesting, as supplying materials for the history of the time, social, economical and ecclesiastical, than in respect of any purely legal merits.
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  • The Revolution, according to him, meant the sweeping away of effete beliefs and institutions, but implied also the necessity of a reconstructive process.
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  • In the Old Red Sandstone they are particularly prominent where River- that formation has lain in the pathway of the streams. sweeping down from the Highlands.
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  • The sweeping conquests the of Assyria were " as critical for religious as for civil history."
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  • The North Sea coast (western) and Skagerrack coast (north-western) consist mainly of a sweeping line of dunes with wide lagoons behind them.
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  • Bracton fits his definition of villenage into the Romanesque scheme of Azo's Summa of the Institutes, and the judges of the royal courts made sweeping inferences from this general position.
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  • On the north coast the winter is cold, and the winds, sweeping across the Black Sea from the steppes of Russia, are accompanied by torrents of rain and heavy falls of snow.
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  • Regarding the evidence on which these sweeping results are founded, opinions will vary.
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  • It need hardly be said that such an a priori conviction is not a sufficient basis on which to found a sweeping condemnation of Bacon's integrity as an administrator of justice.
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  • The way had been prepared in 1860 by a sweeping measure of municipal reform; and, in January 1863, the government brought in a reform bill by the terms of which the Riksdag was henceforth to consist of two Constitu- chambers, the Upper House being a sort of aristo- Reform, cratic senate, while the members of the Lower 1866.
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  • Sweeping past the historic rock of Trichinopoly, it breaks at the island of Seringam into two channels, which enclose between them the delta of Tanjore, the garden of southern India.
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  • But the opposite view, that not a single word in the book can lay claim to the authorship of Zoroaster, also appears on closer study too sweeping.
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  • These triumphs of the Dutch section of South Africans were followed in the general electioai in Cape Colony early in 1908 by a sweeping victory of the Bond, helped by the suffrages of re-enfranchised rebels.
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  • Thus the upper parts of the Zhob valley are comparatively open and fertile, with flourishing villages, and a cultivation which has been greatly developed under British rule, and are bounded by long, sweeping, gentle spurs clothed with wild olive woods containing trees of immense size.
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  • To the south-west are the long sweeping valleys of Rakshan and Panjgur, which, curving northwards, likewise discharge their drainage into the Mashkel.
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  • He behaved constantly like a wary and cautious trimmer, avoiding all extreme measures, shaking off compromising allies like the Ultramontanes and the Regionalists, elbowing out of the cabinet General Polavieja when he asked for too large credits for the army, taking charge of the ministry of marine to carry out reforms that no admiral would have ventured to make for fear of his own comrades, and at last dispensing with the services of the ablest man in the cabinet, the finance minister, Seor Villaverde, when the sweeping reforms and measures of taxation which he introduced raised a troublesome agitation among the taxpayers of all classes.
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  • The drastic measures taken by the government against the National Union of Taxpayers, and against the newspapers which assisted it in advocating resistance to taxation until sweeping and proper retrenchment had been effected in the national expenditure, checked this campaign in favor of reform and retrenchment for a while.
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  • Count Romanones, desiring to educate the electors, had been busy establishing schools; but the sweeping victory of the Liberals at the polls2 was probably far more due to the fact that this was the first election held under Seor Mauras Local Administration Act, and that the ignorant electors, indignant at being forced to vote under penalty of a fine, where they did not spoil their ballot papers, voted against the Conservatives as the authors of their grievance.
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  • The fourth section includes the valleys formed by the Rakshan and Mashkel, which, sweeping downwards from the Kalat highlands and the Persian border east and west, unite to break through the intervening chain of hills northward to form the Mashkel swamps, and define the northern limits of Makran.
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  • But it has not justified the application of this conclusion to all the instances in which some critics have relied upon it, or the sweeping inferences and reconstructions which have sometimes been based upon it.
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  • In France from 1599 to 1789, more than 70 of such companies came into existence, but after 1770, when the great Compagnie des Indes orientales went into liquidation, they were almost abandoned, and finally perished in the general sweeping away of privileges which followed on the outbreak, of the Revolution.
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  • The snow was typical; light and fluffy and a mere six inches required no more effort than a sweeping motion to blow it away.
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  • Taran waited uneasily on the sweeping stairs of the ancient hold in the center of Tiyan.
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  • It occupies an elevated site, with sweeping drive, manicured lawns and provides a spectacular backcloth for this special day.
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  • The area has a natural charm and beauty, and the sweeping bays along the coastline provide the basis for a scenic relaxing break.
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  • The terrace is the perfect place to sip a cold beer while enjoying the sweeping views.
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  • The roads were great, smooth, dry and with wide sweeping bends and lovely picturesque villages with breathtaking views.
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  • Behind his bird's tail, the great billow of dust was sweeping down upon the Fortress of the World's Edge.
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  • Before long the hunter was caught in a bitter blizzard, the wind sweeping across the bare tussocks blasting the snow horizontally before it.
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  • It was now an orange-red color, like a round blob of hot metal sweeping through the night sky.
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  • A witch's broom can also be used for sweeping the floor to expose a trapdoor.
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  • That one you love with the sweeping, open bends, the curving cambers and the blind brows.
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  • And the better I knew them, the harder it was to make a sweeping condemnation.
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  • These days, hardly a week goes by without another health scare sweeping the continent.
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  • Sudoku is the addictive Japanese number puzzle craze that is sweeping the UK.
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  • Oulton is a wide circuit, with long sweeping curves, a rare mixture of gradients and some picturesque scenery.
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  • Long sweeping driveway giving access to the detached double garage.
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  • Tax reform is sweeping eastern Europe and is the subject of intense discussion among our competitors such as the USA and Germany.
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  • Hamas made sweeping gains in these elections last year which prepared the way for its election victory last week.
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  • The Citadel was home to Egypt's rulers for 700 years; an imposing medieval fortress offering sweeping views of the city.
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  • This, I pointed out, was just a sweeping generalization.
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  • There's quite a lot of broken glass which needs sweeping up also.
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  • Have you caught up with the new craze that is sweeping the globe?
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  • The sweeping lines of the light wood frame, combined with the contrasting upholstered leather headboard, create a dramatic effect.
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  • Colorful and aromatic medicinal herbs are planted in curvaceous beds with sweeping, fluid shapes.
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  • But while some of us chuckle at the hint of truth therein, such a sweeping rebuttal is woefully inaccurate.
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  • The main carriage drive was designed to pass through the existing woods, then reveal the house across the sweeping lawns.
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  • A sweeping driveway with beautifully manicured grounds leads to the entrance.
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  • Sudoku is the craze that's sweeping the nation.
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  • Sweeping the area with a pair of binoculars brings all manner of objects into view, rich star clusters and some faint nebulosity.
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  • It circled round, and then came sweeping overhead with its strong wings outspread ' (p. 125 ).
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  • The last decade has seen a profusion of stylish streetcars sweeping into view.
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  • This gradual but sweeping decline in international factual programming on the main TV channels must be arrested.
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  • The Lynton House Hotel is a quality hotel, only 50 meters from the pier & sweeping promenade.
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  • The keyboards on this track are fabulous - a hypnotic sweeping melody reminiscent of fairgrounds.
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  • There is little or no possibility of a second evangelical revival sweeping the country.
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  • It is common to see pupils wielding large scythes or sweeping brushes around the campus.
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  • The boys from St Cecilia's had much more success with their robot soccer player sweeping all aside in their half of the draw.
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  • There was me standing on a rotten wooden platform 20 ft above a concrete floor sweeping up bird crap and really stinking wet grain.
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  • He means " fiction " which is too sweeping.
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  • Ways of using ICT with the child are not made clear; instead, a rather sweeping statement is left for us to interpret.
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  • There were changes too - although not quite so sweeping - among the professional staff.
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  • Salmon believes viewers will also benefit from the overdue realism now sweeping sports TV.
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  • Developing a tort of group defamation which applied to races and religions would be a very sweeping extension of present English law.
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  • There; try again, " said Ujarak, pointing to a flock of birds which came sweeping toward them.
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  • My experience is limited in all areas, and some generalizations may seem sweeping, or even presumptuous.
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  • It is very worn and may also need sweeping.
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  • Over to the right, the M74 can be seen sweeping over the moor.
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  • I must be very careful not to make sweeping, inaccurate generalizations.
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  • In 869 A.D., a merciless epidemic went sweeping through Kyoto.
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  • A new craze sweeping the UK market is for beaded cake toppers.
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  • It's an area of sweeping sands backed by green farmland, fertile vales and forests.
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  • More priority can be given to street sweeping and tackling vandalism and crime.
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  • On ther same day some 40 people died through sectarian violence, now sweeping Iraq on a daily basis.
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  • The weather was balmy, the location idyllic; a narrow ribbon of road with sheer drops on either side, revealing sweeping vistas.
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  • The stretch Fuji has provided the ideal format for capturing the wonderful sweeping vistas of the Scottish Isles.
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  • But the restored governments in their terror of revolution would not realize that the late rgime had wafted a breath of new life over the country and left ineffaceable traces in the way of improved laws, efficient administration, good roads and the sweeping away of old abuses; while the new-born idea of Italian unity, strengthened by a national pride revived on many a stricken field from Madrid to Moscow, was a force to be reckoned with.
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  • In the United States the years from 1870 to 1875 witnessed sweeping and generally ill-considered legislation (" Granger " Acts) concerning railway charges throughout the Mississippi valley; while the years from 1884 to 1887 were marked by more conservative, and for that reason more enforceable, acts, which culminated in the Interstate Commerce Act, prohibiting personal discrimination and gradually restricting discrimination between places, and providing for a National Commission of very considerable power - not to speak of the pooling clause, which was extraneous to the general purpose of the act, and has tended to defeat rather than strengthen its operation.
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  • But in the 7th century they were defeated by Heraclius, and shortly afterwards were annihilated before the first impetus of the Mahommedan conquest, which established Islam in Persia and the neighbouring lands, sweeping away old civilizations and boundaries.
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  • The current set up by the grip of the wind sweeping over the surface is deflected by the earth's rotation about 45° to the right of the direction of the wind in the northern hemisphere and to the left in the southern.
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  • He defeated the strange bill which sought to exclude lawyers from parliament; and to the sweeping and ill-considered changes in the court of chancery proposed by Cromwell and the council he offered an unbending and honourable resistance, being dismissed in consequence, together with his colleague Widdrington, on the 6th of June 1655 from his commissionership of the Great Seal (see Lenthall, William).
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  • The first Th is the Jurassic Belt, sweeping along the border of the eas Triassic plain from the south coast at the mouth of the div sion.
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  • Full virus protection on each PC and Server, for sweeping, scanning, disinfecting and quarantining viruses.
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  • King Amanullah 's sweeping, fast-paced reforms cost him his job to religious reactionaries in 1928.
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  • The water, sweeping onward with resistless power, shot him like an arrow to the brink.
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  • The boys from St Cecilia 's had much more success with their robot soccer player sweeping all aside in their half of the draw.
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  • Rumors of war were sweeping the country in the spring.
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  • The Rhineland, with its sweeping vineyards, quaint half-timbered houses and imposing castles, is steeped in legend and history.
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  • Su Doku The PC version of the puzzle craze sweeping the nation.
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  • Wycombe District Council Litter We are responsible for the sweeping of streets and the removal of litter in the Wycombe district.
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  • Most jurisdictions have special privacy codes that are not as sweeping in scope.
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  • A sweeping staircase takes you to the first floor on which the public areas are located.
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  • The old road from Alencon down to Le Mans through the sweeping bends under the trees is much more fun.
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  • There; try again, said Ujarak, pointing to a flock of birds which came sweeping toward them.
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  • It 's an area of sweeping sands backed by green farmland, fertile vales and forests.
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  • In a sweeping summary, he said the Protocol would " not improve our ability to verify compliance ".
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  • Avoid these, as you don't want to be sweeping up or stepping on broken glass!
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  • If you are short in stature, do not wear knee length skirts; rather go for longer drapes that fall in sweeping folds.
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  • Sweeping lines and exciting shapes brings your eye to the entire tie, not one little part of it.
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  • Undoubtedly, you spend more time than you'd like sweeping up after your cat.
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  • This style is perfect for a large room to show off the sectional's sweeping design.
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  • A retro revival is sweeping the nation, with 1940s and 1950s nostalgic home themes leading to the adoption of retro architecture, furnishings, and even retro lawn furniture.
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  • Pros and cons of solar energy have prevented this free energy source from sweeping the world as many predicted back in the mid- to late 1970s.
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  • Be sure to take the necessary precautions, including sweeping up any paint chips that may drop.
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  • The house boasts traditional gables, turrets, bay windows, and sweeping porches.
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  • Going green is an eco-trend that is sweeping the nation and the world.
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  • Always pat the loose shadow on rather than sweeping it across the lids (you can blend it once it's all in place).
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  • Shake the can thoroughly and spray approximately fifteen inches from the skin in a light sweeping motion.
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  • Long, sweeping lashes and neutral shadows help achieve a simple, but beautiful look.
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  • For drama, make the line at the outer corner a little thicker than the one at the inner corner, and extend it a little beyond the lash line, sweeping slightly upward.
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  • If you have a steady hand, you can create a bold line by sweeping liquid liner across the top of your lash line and swooping it at the end.
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  • Apply the nude eye shadow on the eyelid and into the crease, sweeping the shadow slightly out at the outermost corner of the eye towards the brow.
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  • The massage strokes are long and are done in a sweeping or gliding motion mixed with kneading strokes.
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  • However that said, it doesn't mean that you need to take bold, strong, sweeping action.
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  • Tiaras work well with a range of styles, from long, loosely flowing curls to a contemporary sweeping updo.
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  • You could choose to add a few violet or indigo delphiniums to your bouquet if your dress has a deep violet panel sweeping down the back, for example.
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  • Darian anticipated her first kick and snatched it, sweeping her off her feet again and falling with her this time to keep her from escaping.
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  • Held between the thumb and fingers of the right hand, they are used as tongs to take up portions of the food, which is brought to table cut up into small and convenient pieces, or as means for sweeping the rice and small particles of food into the mouth from the bowl.
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  • If the world exists purely to be known, and if every other working of reason comes into consideration qua incomplete knowledge, Hegel is right with his sweeping intellectualism.
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  • In the year 91, which brought with it the imminent prospect of sweeping political change, with the enfranchisement of the Italian peoples, Sulla returned to Rome, and it was generally felt that he was the man to lead the conservative and aristocratic party.
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  • The critical investigation of these records is the indispensable prelude to all serious biblical study, and hasty or sweeping deductions from monumental or archaeological evidence, or versions compiled promiscuously from materials of distinct origin, are alike hazardous.
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  • Her chief amusement during her leisure hours was sweeping the heavens with a small Newtonian telescope.
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  • The vigour and tactical skill of Bonaparte contributed very largely to the success of the troops of the Convention over the Parisian malcontents on the famous day of 1 3 Vendemiaire (October 5th, 1795), when the defenders of the Convention, sweeping the quays and streets near the Tuilleries by artillery and musketry, soon paralysed the movement at its headquarters, the church of St Roch.
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  • The sweeping character of his victory was due less to his own personal strength or to the weakness of Cox than to the national reaction against the Democratic party and the popular feeling against President Wilson.
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  • Ordinarily shallow, the rivers after heavy rain fill with great rapidity, sweeping away everything in their path.
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  • In more sweeping measures, however, the pope refused to support him, until in 1170 Henry infringed the rights of Canterbury by causing Archbishop Roger of York to crown the young king.
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  • Here, too, the sand is raised into ever-changing hills by the force of the wind sweeping over it.
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  • In both alike the scirocco, bringing rain from the south-west, is a prevalent wind, as well as the bora, the fearful north-north-easter of Illyria, which, sweeping down the lateral valleys of the Dinaric Alps, overwhelms everything in its path.
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  • Abd-ul-Aziz is said to have yielded the more readily as being desirous of bringing about a similar alteration in the succession in Turkey, in favour of his own eldest son, Prince Yussuf Izz-ed-din; public opinion was, however, opposed to so sweeping a change, and the succession to the throne in Turkey still goes to the eldest surviving member of the house of Osman.
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  • Once more Wellington turned his right, by a sweeping movement through Rocamunde and Puente Arenas near the source of the Ebro, when he retreated behind the Zadorra near the town of Vitoria.
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  • The church had exercised a preponderating influence in all matters relating to education and the social life of the people, and it was felt that no sweeping reforms could be secured until its domination had been broken.
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  • In Germany Torstensson was sweeping the imperialist forces before him through Silesia and Moravia.
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  • Its mountains are insufficient in elevation and extent to attract their full share of the monsoon rains, which fall so abundantly on the Abyssinian highlands on the other side of the Red Sea; for this reason Arabia has neither lakes nor forests to control the water-supply and prevent its too rapid dissipation, and the rivers are mere torrent beds sweeping down occasionally in heavy floods, but otherwise dry.
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  • At the general election of 1910, however, his party was returned with a sweeping majority, and he was Prime llinister for three years, during which period he tackled the question of imperial defence, adopted Lord Kitchener's report of 1909, passed a measure establishing universal military training, and invited Adml.
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  • The absence of rain here is ascribed to the action of the lofty uplands of the Andes on the trade-wind, and to the influence of the cold Humboldt current sweeping northward along the west coast of the continent.
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  • Sweeping theories of the movement of society, and broad characterizations of particular periods of history seem to have no attraction for him.
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  • The current set up by the grip of the wind sweeping over the surface is deflected by the earth's rotation about 45° to the right of the direction of the wind in the northern hemisphere and to the left in the southern.
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  • But in that year again a rumour came out of the East that a great Christian conqueror was taking the hated Moslems in reverse and sweeping away their power.
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  • There is a theory that no sweeping revolution in dogma took place, but that only a few medieval beliefs were modified or rejected owing to the practical abuses to which they had given rise.
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  • The sable and roan antelopes are distinguished from Oryx by the stout and thickly ringed horns rising vertically from a ridge over the eyes at an obtuse angle to the plane of the lower part of the face, and then sweeping backwards in a bold curve.
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  • Its central core of Lower Carboniferous rock is broadly displayed towards the north, while southward it contracts; on either side lie the younger rocks, the coal-fields, the Permian strata and the Triassic formations, the last-named, while sweeping round the southern extremity of the Carboniferous axis of the uplift from its eastern and western flanks, spread out in a large sheet over the midland counties.
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  • The Don, after curving east through the government of Ryazan, flows generally south through the governments of Tambov, Orel, Voronezh and the Don Cossacks territory, describing in the lastnamed a sweeping loop to the east, in the course of which it approaches within 48 m.
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  • Turning northward to the east of Waterford round Carnsore Point, the lagoon-like harbour of Wexford is passed, and then a sweeping, almost unbroken, line continues to Dublin Bay.
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  • The elections in April resulted in a sweeping Conservative victorythe government secured a majority in the lower house of 88 over all other groups combined.
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  • On her way home at an early hour when she met no one but bricklayers going to work or men sweeping the street, and everybody within the houses was still asleep, Natasha experienced a feeling new to her, a sense of the possibility of correcting her faults, the possibility of a new, clean life, and of happiness.
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  • While it can be important to learn from case studies, it is equally important not to make sweeping judgements regarding homeschooling as a whole simply by watching a few families.
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  • Many of the suites offer sweeping views of Nob Hill, Union Square, and the Bay beyond.
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  • The top of the dress was sheer, with a few well-placed appliqués to cover necessary parts, while the bottom of the dress was sweeping and richly colored.
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  • Step back from your go-to wardrobe and start expanding your style, and you'll be surprised at how easy it is to accent your wardrobe from head to toe with a sweeping, romantic jacket and a dress.
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  • The company's marketing literature asserts that the appliance can "cleans hard floors up to 120 percent faster when compared to more traditional methods that include sweeping and mopping".
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  • While sweeping always seems to leave behind small particles that end up being pushed around by the mop, that wasn't the case with the Shark 2-in-1 model floor cleaner.
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  • For a waltz, for instance, a woman might wear a sweeping ball gown that flows to the floor, while the same woman would wear a short skirt covered with sequins to dance a Latin dance.
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  • You will need some sturdy craft wire and organza or tulle to create sweeping fairy wings.
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  • For a touch of intrigue, Brighton offers the Viola straw handbag with a sweeping open scroll keynote design in croco.
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  • With its long, sweeping length and loose fit, it's a very forgiving style that many women have come to love.
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  • As with shoveling, sweeping can also be difficult and messy.
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  • Finish by sweeping or vacuuming the floor area normally hidden by the refrigerator.
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  • This gel allows the fiber to move through your intestines slowly, sweeping away excess intestinal bulk as it goes.
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  • Once consumed, these supplements form large undigested masses that move through the colon, virtually sweeping everything down.
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  • The Cardio Boot Camp phenomenon is sweeping the health club world, and Cardio Boot Camp exercises are increasingly popular even for those unwilling to pay for a full-blown course.
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  • Even daily tasks, such as sweeping, gardening or picking up a grandchild, can count as a form of exercise.
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  • After Star Wars, movie directors turned to using large, sweeping, symphonic theme songs that made a strong statement.
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  • From the actors themselves to the sweeping landscapes of Hogwarts, what is seen by the eyes will drop jaws.
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  • Women wear sweeping draperies, fantasy figures such as gnomes and angels abound, and there appears to be a story behind every painting.
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  • These words were used in conjunction with sweeping instrumental pieces.
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  • Owing to the rough seas sweeping over the Fastnet, the conditions are such that any ordinary submarine cable would be broken by the wearing action of the waves at the rock boundary in a very short time.
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  • Nicotera, minister of the interior, began his administration of home affairs by a sweeping change in the personnel of the prefects, sub-prefects and public prosecutors, but found himself obliged to incur the wrath of his supporters by prohibiting Radical meetings likely to endanger public order, and by enunciating administrative principles which would have befitted an inveterate Conservative.
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  • On the one hand, a sweeping invasion of all the tribes of Israel moved by a common zeal may, like the conquests of Islam, have produced permanent results.
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  • The existence of " a certain amount of positive evidence in favour of miracles " forbids the sweeping statement that miracles are " contrary to experience."
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  • She paused at the top of the sweeping stairwell to look around her.
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  • She stepped away from his warmth in the cold room, gaze sweeping over his broad shoulders and whiplike frame.
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  • He threw off the covers, gaze sweeping the room.
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  • They moreover enjoyed an even more marked superiority in respect to artillery, and this the Ottoman commander-in-chief hastened to turn to account; the heavier guns which had been sweeping the Anzac and Suvla areas for months past were promptly transferred to the high ground overlooking the extremity of the peninsula or to positions on the Asiatic side of the Straits from which the extremity of the peninsula could be effectively taken in flank.
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  • He scooped her up and placed her on the bed, his gaze sweeping over her tiny, shapely frame.
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  • Restarting it, she rested her elbow on the counter and leaned her chin on her hand, her dark blonde curls sweeping forward.
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  • Suddenly strong warm hands were on her waist, sweeping her into gentle arms.
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  • They climbed a set of wide, sweeping stone stairs that led up to the building, past towering columns, and into an airy chamber without a ceiling.
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  • It was against them that was broken his invincible will, sweeping away in the defeat the work of Panama, his own fortune, his fame and almost an atom of his honour.
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  • The boy seemed attentive in spite of his muteness so Dean resumed sweeping up needles with his hand and continued to chatter.
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  • How handsome the great sweeping curves in the edge of the ice, answering somewhat to those of the shore, but more regular!
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  • He couldn't sense the Other and paused at the foot of the sweeping, grand staircase leading to the second floor.
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