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  • His multi-colored eyes swept over her.

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  • His blue gaze swept over her.

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  • One hand on her waist, the other holding hers lightly, he gracefully swept her around.

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  • Her jet black hair was swept up gracefully into a plaited crown.

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  • Bordeaux stepped forward, and before she had time to protest, he swept her up and deposited her on the back of the bay.

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  • He stood and swept her into his arms.

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  • He withdrew, and the cold wind swept over her.

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  • Satisfied, the nurse swept up the linens she'd changed and left.

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  • He swept her around.

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  • His eyes swept over her.

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  • This is not me fighting against the tide of history but being swept along with it.

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  • He held her for a moment then swept her up in his arms.

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  • His gaze swept around the room methodically, coming to rest on her.

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  • Her eyes swept over his muscular form, from his shapely shoulders and wide back to the thick thighs outlined by the sweats.

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  • The ocean breeze made her dress move as if it was alive, and her pink hair swept across her features.

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  • Being so swept away, he couldn't be certain if he had been gentle enough.

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  • He swept up the pills and crushed them in his hand, then released the powder into the sink.

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  • He swept his hand to motion her through the doorway, then walked to the desk and the only chair in the room.

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  • Taking her hand in his, he swept her gracefully into dance.

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  • Uneasiness swept over him.

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  • Hannah was beautiful in the model sense, with a slender form and large eyes that grew wider when they swept over him.

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  • A pang of loneliness swept over her.

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  • A chill swept through him as he realized how significant—and isolated—the command center was.

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  • It is a mirror which no stone can crack, whose quicksilver will never wear off, whose gilding Nature continually repairs; no storms, no dust, can dim its surface ever fresh;--a mirror in which all impurity presented to it sinks, swept and dusted by the sun's hazy brush--this the light dust-cloth--which retains no breath that is breathed on it, but sends its own to float as clouds high above its surface, and be reflected in its bosom still.

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  • He was standing close and she was startled by a desire to be swept into his arms again.

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  • A'Ran's gaze swept over her, making her skin tingle with awareness.

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  • There were barriers still, it is true, but barriers that could in time be swept away.

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  • Alarmed voices were heard, and a stir of final preparation swept over all the troops.

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  • Han's gaze swept over her before he retreated outside her door.

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  • "Did you win your battle last night?" she asked as unease swept through her again.

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  • Sofia forced her own smile, noticing how Claire's gaze swept over her as if she were an uninvited insect in her bedroom.

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  • Fear swept through her, and he offered a tight smile.

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  • A hand swept the dark memories from her mind, and she sagged against Darian, feeling the same sense of peace overtake his mind.

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  • The consuming need to drink from him swept through her mind, dulling the rest of the world.

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  • His dark eyes swept over her, lingering at her neck, where her wound had healed with Darkyn's power.

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  • The Ancient Immortal swept by her, his anger palpable.

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  • A breeze swept over the tops of the trees to make them sway but didn't reach the still air of the forest floor.

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  • Her gaze swept hungrily over his body as he strode across the room, away from her.

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  • A'Ran's intense gaze swept over her before turning to the observers.

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  • When I was building, one of these had its nest underneath the house, and before I had laid the second floor, and swept out the shavings, would come out regularly at lunch time and pick up the crumbs at my feet.

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  • The road is not swept for the princess my daughter, but for a minister!

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  • Han was as big as the man before her, and if he feared him … Damian's gaze swept over her.

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  • Damian's gaze swept over her.

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  • The gray-haired man had an olive complexion and sharp blue eyes that swept over all of them.

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  • I am having the avenue swept, your honor.

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  • She'd left them partially open, and the morning air was cold as it swept through her room.

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  • Nausea swept over her.

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  • Her eyes swept over all the gauges on the console.

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  • A sinking feeling of panic swept over them, a temporary paralyzing fear.

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  • His silver gaze swept over her.

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  • Katie's gaze swept over her, and she was grateful to see her sister unharmed.

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  • One counter was still standing next to the refrigerator tucked in a corner, and he swept the broken glass from the top to create a little work space.

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  • Romas caught up to her and swept her into his arms for a quick kiss.

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  • Her critical gaze swept over him with a frown.

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  • A cool breeze swept over the river, and Lana shivered until they neared one of the spits, the one with the least amount of people there.

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  • Cold wind swept through the room.

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  • Each morning, when they were numbed with cold, I swept some of them out, but I did not trouble myself much to get rid of them; I even felt complimented by their regarding my house as a desirable shelter.

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  • Rostov, fearing to be crushed or swept into the attack on the French, galloped along the front as hard as his horse could go, but still was not in time to avoid them.

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  • But Napoleon came and swept him aside, unconscious of his existence, as he might brush a chip from his path, and his Bald Hills and his whole life fell to pieces.

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  • This one clung to him as if he were the only thing preventing her from being swept overboard.

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  • Her gaze swept over them, stopping to rest on Damian.

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  • Uncertain how to explain things, she turned and swept her pink-dyed hair from her back to show him the mating mark.

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  • He grabbed her around the waist and swept her into his arms, holding the basket behind her.

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  • He met her gaze, and her body bloomed with warmth in response to the possessive gaze that swept over her from head to foot before his eyes settled on the demon.

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  • She swept a hand through the air.

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  • She snatched it and swept past him, popping it open as she neared a wall covered in a titanium glass screen.

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  • Whoever kept her from falling swept her off her feet and placed her again on the hospital bed.

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  • Mrs. Watson quietly swept their dirty plates away.

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  • They Transported to the mountainside again, and the cold wind swept past him.

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  • The sky had grown darker again and the wind made queer sobbing sounds as it swept over the valley.

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  • His gaze swept over her in cold admiration as he spoke.

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  • His blue gaze swept over her, lingering on the blood-soaked clothing she wore.

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  • Gabriel's gaze swept around the room again, and he looked out at the blue sky.  He'd never again visit this room or see the mortal world.  This much he knew the moment he chose to help Rhyn and Katie over his promise to Death.

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  • The ocean's cold breeze swept over him, and his thoughts turned from his dead mate to his best friend, Gabriel, who had tried to kill him then disappeared.

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  • "I don't know what this -" Kiki's voice stopped suddenly as blackness swept over Rhyn.

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  • Rhyn stopped and knelt, placing his hands to the ground.  Kris crossed his arms.  A blast of energized air swept over him.  Rhyn sat back.

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  • Dean smiled in spite of himself as Fred swept the kitchen table clear of cups and cat, dropping a bulky folder and spilling its paper contents.

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  • And so, with the radio on, she swept the floor and remembered the first time Alex had held her in his arms as they danced in the barn.

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  • His gaze swept the country and came to rest on her.

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  • His gaze swept the scene again and then he shook his head.

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  • A strange feeling swept over her.

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  • And then a dark cold feeling swept over her.

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  • His magic swept through the orchard.

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  • Darian's gaze swept over his mate's form.

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  • His gaze swept over her body, lingering on her breasts, and she wished she'd stopped by the locker room to pull on a shirt instead of racing to get away from Darian.

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  • Her gaze swept over his frame.

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  • She adjusted her clothing and weapons then swept the backpack up and trotted to the locker room.

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  • She and Dusty had been platonic lovers, sharing a bed and their frustrations, until Bianca swept him away.

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  • All signs of the palace were swept away, replaced by neat lines of apple trees that ran all the way to the beach beyond.

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  • She might as well have been swept into the sea like the palace.

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  • Her hand dropped, and she eyed a credenza that swept close to her head.

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  • She stood where she was as Darian swept past her to the kitchen.

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  • Jenn's gaze swept over Darian.

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  • Her fingers swept over the cuff, and anger swirled through her again.

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  • She rolled onto her back and swept his feet from beneath him, pouncing.

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  • The warm-cool sensations swept past her.

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  • The magic swept through her outward.

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  • He was frozen in disbelief that bordered on horror then suddenly swept her up into his arms.

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  • The heavy scent of fragrant sea swept over him, the chill of the ocean kept out of the city by its thick walls.

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  • Taran's attention swept to the walls behind him, and he felt a pang of yearning and regret.

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  • A cold chill of fear swept through her.

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  • Moonlight glinted off the swords at his hip, and a cold ocean breeze swept up the Western Cliffs, rolled over them, and rustled the branches of the nearby forest.

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  • Darkness swept through the chamber as Memon finished off the demon.

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  • Alex swept her gracefully around the room again while the band played "The Last Waltz."

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  • She stepped back quickly, but before she realized what he was going to do, he swept her into his arms.

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  • His gaze swept over her body.

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  • His eerie red eyes swept over her again before he slid away, out of the kitchen.

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  • He swept something over her eyelids.

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  • She gasped at the intensity that turned her lower belly into a furnace and swept through her, making her achingly aware of his scent, the heat and smoothness of his skin, the size of his body and the hot mouth pressed against her neck.

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  • Xander stood and swept her up into his arms.

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  • He was swept away by the magic of Charles, who guided them to where the Others were.

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  • A gust of cold, night air swept past her, and she hurried out.

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  • And a warm emotion swept through him that he never before experienced.

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  • But Clive was followed by two inefficient successors; and in 1770 occurred the most terrible Indian famine on record, which is credibly estimated to have swept away one-third of the population.

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  • On the arrival of the news that Hyder had descended from the highlands of Mysore, cut to pieces the only British army in the field, and swept the Carnatic up to the gates of Madras, he at once adopted a policy of extraordinary boldness.

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  • The force of the universe is swept up and gathered in God, who communicates motion to the parts of extension, and sustains that motion from moment to moment; and in the same way the force of mind has really been concentrated in God.

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  • Such a reduced and impoverished star is a planet; and the several planets of our solar system are the several vortices which from time to time have been swept up by the central sun-vortex.

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  • between inanimate matter and man are ruthlessly swept away; only one soul, the rational, remains, and that is restricted to man.

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  • In 1886, soon after its establishment, a fire swept the whole town out of existence.

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  • Alexander was not the only claimant to the vacant throne, but, recognized by the army, he soon swept all rivals from his path.

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  • All its charters were annulled, its privileges and those of its gilds swept away, and a heavy fine imposed.

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  • Towards the end of the 11th century, when the tide of Norman invasion swept upwards along the Wye valley, the district became a lordship marcher annexed to that of Brecknock, but was again severed from it on the death of William de Breos, when his daughter Matilda brought it to her husband, Roger Mortimer of Wigmore.

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  • The presence of the Sakai, a people of the Mon-Khmer stock, in the interior of the peninsula has also been considered as one of many proofs that the Malays intruded from the south and approached the 004° D peninsula by means of a sea-route, since had they swept down from the north, being driven thence by the people of a stronger breed, it might be expected that the fringe of country dividing the two contending races would be inhabited by men of the more feeble stock.

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  • Where they consent to any practical custom from practical necessity they also consent because it is artistically right for them, and if it had not been artistically right they would have soon swept it away.

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  • Epidemics of cholera, which occurred during the years of scarcity and famine, also swept away large numbers.

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  • Kant swept away, so far as his influence extended, such " dogmatic metaphysics " and the old-fashioned theism which it constituted or included; but Kant himself introduced, in his own more sceptical yet also more moral type of theistic doctrine, a new trichotomy - God, Freedom, Immortality, the three " postulates " of the practical reason."

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  • The old system was swept away by Peter the Great, who settled ecclesiastical jurisdiction substantially on its present basis.

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  • The first of these is wind: it cannot be doubted that small seeds can be swept up like dust and transported to considerable distances.

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  • Migne, following the example of the editors of bibliothecae patrum who preceded him, swept into his great collection all the Christian writings which fell within his period; but he is careful to state upon his title-page that his patrologies include the ecclesiastical writers as well as the fathers and doctors of the Church.

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  • Reckless of consequences, he swept away the venerated ceremonial formalities which his ancestors had scrupulously observed, openly scoffed at ancient usage, habitually dressed in foreign costume, and generally chose foreign heretics as his boon companions.

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  • Many believed, or affected to believe, in the pretender, and in a short time he gathered around him a large force of Cossacks, peasants, Tatars and Tchuvash, swept over the basin of the lower Volga, executed mercilessly the landed proprietors, seized and pillaged the town of Kazan, and kept the whole country in a state of alarm for more than a year.

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  • The non-Russian frontier provinces (okrainas) had even before been under-represented (one member for every 350,000 inhabitants, as against one for every 250,000 in the central provinces); the members returned by Poland, the Caucasus and Siberia were now reduced from 89 to 39, those from the Central Asian steppes (23) were swept away altogether; the total number of deputies was reduced from 524 to 442.

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  • But now that these external bases of the old religion were to be swept away, a reconstruction of religious ideas became necessary.

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  • The external bases of Israel's religion had been swept away, and in exchange for these Jeremiah had led his countrymen to the more permanent internal grounds of a spiritual renewal.

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  • comes sweeping into it; and thus, while all the muddy deposit of the rivers is swept away, the malaria is at the same time removed, and by this means the city enjoys so good a sanitary reputation that the government has fixed on it as a place for the reception and training of gladiators."

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  • In 40 B.C. Antony was absent in Egypt or Italy; and the Parthians swept down upon Syria with Antigonus in their train.

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  • The country was also visited by a succession of famines and floods, and in 1348 the Black Death swept over Europe like a terrible scourge.

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  • The many historical associations of Southwark, contemporary memorials of which are almost wholly swept away, centre upon the district bordering the river, and formerly known as Bankside.

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  • Berenice's brother, Ptolemy III., who had just succeeded to the Egyptian throne, at once invaded the Seleucid realm and marched victoriously to the Tigris or beyond, receiving the submission of the eastern provinces, whilst his fleets swept the coasts of Asia Minor.

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  • We cannot suppose that there occurred, at or about the commencement of the 19th century, a breach of historical continuity of such a character that institutions, customs, laws and social conventions were suddenly swept away, the bonds of society loosened, and the state and people of England dissolved into an aggregate of competing individuals.

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  • Then one or two tactical blunders were committed; and the tsar, taking courage, enveloped the little band in a vast semicircle bristling with the most modern guns, which fired five times to the Swedes' once, and swept away the guards before they could draw their swords.

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  • The whole of this plain has been formed by the debris swept down from the Alps by the rivers Po, Ticino, Oglio, Adda, Mincio, Adige, Brenta, Piave, Livenza, Tagliamento and Isonzo.

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  • But it is nearly certain that long before Attila and his Huns swept down upon the Venetian plain the little islands of the lagoon already had a population of poor but hardy fisherfolk living in quasi-independence, thanks to their poverty and their inaccessible site.

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  • Popular feeling at Venice ran so high that the state was rashly swept into war with the empire.

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  • The city lies on Massachusetts bay, on what was once a pear-shaped peninsula attached to the mainland by a narrow, marshy neck, often swept by the spray and water.

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  • Montgomery Field, until in 1903 the famous Boston Museum was swept away, as other interesting old places of entertainment (the old Federal Street theatre, the Tremont theatre, &c.) had been, in the course of further building changes.

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  • On the 9th-1 oth of November 1872 a terrible fire swept the business part of the city, destroying hundreds of buildings of brick and granite, and inflicting a loss of some $75,000,000.

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  • The Persians swept victoriously over Asia Minor and North Syria; not however without resistance on the part of Odenathus, who inflicted considerable losses on the bands returning home from the pillage of Antioch.

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  • Thus it was on a kingdom of crusaders who had lost the crusading spirit that a new Crusade swept down; and Saladin's army in 1187 had the spirit and the fire of the Latin crusaders of 1099.

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  • It became involved in a maelstrom of conflicting political motives, by which it was swept to Constantinople.

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  • Since the semitropical and sub-tropical zones are nearer the course of the Gulf Stream, and are swept by the trade winds, their temperatures are more uniform than those of the zones of southern climate; indeed, the extremes of heat (103° F.) and cold (13° F.) are felt in the region of southern climate.

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  • Many of the houses are roofless and untenanted; for, after five centuries of prosperity under Venetian or Hungarian rule, an outbreak of plague in 1456 swept away the majority of the townsfolk, and ruined the survivors.

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  • The Federalists swept all before them, and the members of the opposition either retired from Philadelphia or went over to the government.

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  • A terrible fire swept the central part of the city on the 12th of April 1908.

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  • The oxidation, which is effected by chromic acid and sulphuric acid, is conducted in a flask provided with a funnel and escape tube, and the carbon dioxide formed is swept by a current of dry air, previously freed from carbon dioxide, through a drying tube to a set of potash bulbs and a tube containing soda-lime; if halogens are present, a small wash bottle containing potassium iodide, and a U tube containing glass wool moistened with silver nitrate on one side and strong sulphuric acid on the other, must be inserted between the flask and the drying tube.

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  • 18 metres, occupied Leicester Square until swept away as a nuisance.

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  • This ancient civilization is supposed to have been swept away by Mahommedan conquerors; before that event the people, in the opinion of several travellers, professed a degraded form of Christianity, which they had acquired from their Abyssinian neighbours.

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  • 27), he ascended Mount Atlas to observe the motions of the stars, and was suddenly swept away by a whirlwind.

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  • Of these the most remarkable was Piri Reis, nephew of Kamil Reis, the famous corsair who, under Bayezid II., had swept the Aegean and Mediterranean.

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  • On the i r th of October, when they began their march, the road along the Danube was swept into the river, carrying with it several guns and teams, and hours were consumed in passing the shortest distances.

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  • About noon the 2nd of February Napoleon attacked them, but the weather was terrible, and the ground so heavy that his favourite artillery, the mainstay of his whole system of warfare, was useless and in the drifts of snow which at intervals swept across the field, the columns lost their direction and many were severely handled by the Cossacks.

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  • The original church of St Mary's, at the mouth of the river, was swept away by a tidal wave in 1607: Wordsworth took this as a subject for a sonnet.

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  • French centre near Amotz, where, after hard fighting, it swept away the 18,000 of the second line there opposed to it, cutting Soult's army in two.

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  • The conflict about St Pierre (Lostenia) was one of the most bloody of the war; but for hours Hill maintained his ground, and finally repulsed the French before Wellington, delayed by his pontoon bridge over the Nive having been swept away, arrived to his aid.

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  • When Beresford, who had now rejoined Wellington, had passed over, the bridge was swept away, which left him isolated on the right bank.

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  • The water which bears the oxygen for respiration and the minute organisms upon which the Brachiopod feeds is swept into the mantle cavity by the action of the cilia which cover the arms, and the eggs and excreta pass out into the same cavity.

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  • Christianity swept the whole discussion on to a higher plane.

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  • Very soon, however, these relics of casuistry were swept away by the rising tide of common-sense.

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  • Nevertheless it retained a separate administration for more than two centuries, until the general reforms of the grand-duke Pietro Leopoldo, the French domination, and finally the restoration swept away all differences between the Sienese and Florentine systems of government.

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  • Louis Napoleon was taken into favour as England's faithful ally, and in a whirlwind of popular excitement the nation was swept into the Crimean War.

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  • He at once became very popular with the students, but his political opinions made it impossible for the Saxon government to appoint him to a professorship. He was at that time a strong Liberal; he hoped to see Germany united into a single state with a parliamentary government, and that all the smaller states would be swept away.

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

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  • Supposing a number of some species of arthropod or fish to be swept into a cavern or to be carried from less to greater depths in the sea, those individuals with perfect eyes would follow the glimmer of light and eventually escape to the outer air or the shallower depths, leaving behind those with imperfect eyes to breed in the dark place.

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  • The inhabitants were unable to withstand the attacks of the disciplined Zulu warriors - or Matabele, as they were henceforth called - by whom large areas of central and western Transvaal were swept bare.

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  • This swept the country up to the Swaziland border.

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  • This swept the south-eastern Transvaal as French had done, and with no better effect, for Botha escaped.

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  • First the country east of the line Bloemfontein-Vereeniging was swept four times over, then the method was employed in the Transvaal, east and west, and finally against the Cape rebels.

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  • James remained in a fool's paradise till the last, and only awakened to his danger when William landed at Torbay (November 5, 1688) and swept all before him.

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  • Such a charge as prelude to the advance of a great infantry bayonet attack must have swept the exhausted Prussians down the hill like sheep, but the opportunity passed, and the gunners finding their position untenable, limbered up, not without severe losses, and retired to a second position in rear.

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  • But a pestilence broke out in the autumn of 212, which swept them clean away, and thinned the Roman ranks.

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  • The act of 1899 swept away all these distinctions, and constituted the new borough councils in every case the overseers for every parish within their respective boroughs, except that the town clerk of each borough performs the duties of overseers with respect to the registration of electors.'

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  • At the beginning of the 13th century the remarkable evangelical revival, instituted almost simultaneously by St Dominic and St Francis, swept over Europe.

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  • Chaka next attacked the tribes on his southern border, and by 1820 had made himself master of Natal, which he swept almost clear of inhabitants.

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  • Motion symmetrical about an Axis.-When the motion of a liquid is the same for any plane passing through Ox, and lies in the plane, a function ' can be found analogous to that employed in plane motion, such that the flux across the surface generated by the revolution of any curve AP from A to P is the same, and represented by 2s-4 -11'o); and, as before, if d is the increase in due to a displacement of P to P', then k the component of velocity normal to the surface swept out by PP' is such that 274=2.7ryk.PP'; and taking PP' parallel to Oy and Ox, u= -d/ydy, v=dl,t'/ydx, (I) and 1P is called after the inventor, " Stokes's stream or current function," as it is constant along a stream line (Trans.

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  • Yet within recent years great alterations have been effected; in the newer quarters are several handsome streets and public buildings; in the centre many insanitary dwellings have been swept away, and their place occupied by imposing blocks of shops and business premises, and a magnificent new town-hall, erected in a dominant position.

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  • If the whole of the soil in the British Islands were swept into the sea and the rocks beneath it laid bare the surface of the country would ultimately become covered again with soil produced from the rocks by the weathering processes just described.

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  • First he swept down on the Bani Hanifa in Yemama, who with their rival prophet Mosailama (Mosailima) and 40,000 men were in arms. The battle of Yemama (633) was fierce and decisive.

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  • Mongolian invasions and Mahommedan tyranny have, of course, long since swept away all traces of many of these.

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  • The sea front was swept away, and the level of the land hereabouts was lowered.

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  • White Ogors, possibly the Barsileens of the Volga delta) were swept along in a flood of mixed Tatar peoples which the conquests of the Avars had set in motion.

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  • The Latin element in Africa and the Christian faith almost disappeared in a single generation; 1 the Berbers of the [1 The North African Church was not utterly swept away by the Moslem conquest, though its numbers at that time were very greatly diminished, and thereafter fell gradually to vanishing point, partly by emigration to Europe.

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  • The clouds of steam condensed to copious torrents, which, mingling with the fine ashes, proiced muddy streams that swept far and wide over the plains, aching even to the foot of the Apennines.

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  • For a moment, when the tide of Western civilization swept over Japan, the NO seemed likely to b permanently submerged.

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  • In time, however, and especially during the 12th century, high tides and north-west storms swept away the western banks of the Vlie and submerged great tracts of land.

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

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  • This distance was covered at the fullest extended speed of the horses, and reaching the infantry they swept over them "like hounds over a fence" - in the words of an eyewitness.

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  • Almost as the commands were given, the French suddenly opened an overwhelming long-range fire and their bullets swept like hail through the crowded mass of the German troops.

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  • He was in the act of issuing his orders when a psychological wave swept through the fighting-line, and the men rose and rushed the village at the point of the bayonet.

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  • This was stopped almost entirely by the Prussian artillery fire; but the news of its coming spread through the stragglers in the ravine south of the great road, and a wave of panic again swept through the mass, many thousands bolting right upon the front of their own batteries, thus masking their fire at the most critical moment, and something like a crisis in the battle arose.

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  • This brought the strength of his command up to eight corps, numbering some 220,000 men; an enormous mass to feed in a district swept bare of supplies by the operations of the preceding week, and with only one railway line, terminating at Courcelles, to depend upon.

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  • At the same time the ancient graveyards round the city were swept smooth and levelled; obstructions were demolished, outworks constructed, and the defences generally renovated.

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  • If there were strong currents at the bottom of the ocean the uniform accumulation of the deposit of minute shells of globigerina and radiolarian ooze would be impossible, the rises and ridges would necessarily be swept clear of them, and the fact that this is not the case shows that from whatever cause the waters of the depths are set in motion, that motion must be of the most deliberate and gentlest kind.

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  • In exceptional cases, when a strong deep current does flow over a rise, as in the case of the Wyville Thomson Ridge, the bottom is swept clear of fine sediment.

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  • It was in no small degree due to his stanch and unwavering leadership that the Church was saved from the peril of being overwhelmed by the rising tide of the pagan revival which swept over Asia during the first half of the 2nd century, and it was his unfaltering allegiance to the Apostolic faith that secured the defeat of the many forms of heresy which threatened to destroy the Church from within.

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  • 72) mankind were swept together by winds into the plain afterwards called " Babil," and were scattered again in the same way (see further D.

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  • The first parliament of the reign swept away almost all the species of treasons created during the previous two centuries, the heresy acts, including the Six 1547- Articles, all limitations on printing the Scriptures in 1553.

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  • The right wing, of the French cavalry was swept off the field by Johann von Weert's charge, but the German troopers, intoxicated with success, dispersed to plunder.

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  • Against the squares the horsemen were powerless, and failing to break a single square, they were finally swept off the plateau by fresh allied horsemen.

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  • moved to support Billow; together they regained possession of Plancenoit, and once more the Charleroi road was swept by Prussian round shot.

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  • Some were readmitted into the Catholic Church, and one, Durandus de Osca (1210), attempted to found an order of Pauperes Catholici, which was the forerunner of the order of St Dominic. Many were swept away in the crusade against the Albigenses.

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  • This wave of enthusiasm spread from Northampton, Mass., till it swept New England.

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  • The provincial councils had been swept away in 1876, and their functions divided between the central authority and small powerless local bodies.

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  • The Reformation, the religious wars and the Revolution have swept away nearly all the canons regular, but some of their houses in Austria still exist in their medieval splendour.

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  • The Liberal party was almost swept away, and Sir John, on his return to power, put his policy into effect with a thoroughness that commanded the admiration even of his opponents, who, after long resistance, adopted it on their accession to office in 1896.

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  • - Cut off from the warm, rain-bearing winds of the Indian Ocean by the Drakensberg, the country is swept by the winds from the dry desert regions to the west.

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  • Rinderpest and other epidemic diseases swept over the country in 1895-1896, and during the war of1899-1902the province was practically denuded of live stock.

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  • The Lun-Ho valley Where it cut through the line was closed by entanglements and fougasses, and swept by batteries on each side.

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  • Thirty-six guns swept the ground with shrapnel.

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  • He failed as a political reformer because the merchants and the moneyed classes, whom the Gracchi had tried to conciliate, feared that they would themselves be swept away by a revolution of which the mob and its leaders would be the ultimate controllers.

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  • of the clergy, and swept away scandalous and profitable abuses, but to attack the church or re-mould received theology was far from his thoughts.

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  • At Marston Moor Lucas swept Fairfax's Yorkshire horse before him, but later in the day he was taken prisoner.

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  • But the treaty was swept away with the outbreak of the wars with France, and accordingly the old system was still in force in 1815.

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  • The main features of the tariff history of the United States since the Civil War have been that the internal taxes have been almost entirely swept away, the import duties on purely revenue articles similarly abolished, while those import duties that operated to protect domestic industries have been maintained, and indeed in many cases increased.

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  • Their kingdom was destroyed by an invasion of the Kara-Kitais, another Turkish tribe pressing westwards from the Chinese frontier, who in their turn were swept away in 1219 by Jenghiz Khan.

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  • In less than twenty years after the death of its founder, it collapsed before a combined attack of all Poland's enemies, and simultaneously a terrible pagan reaction swept away the poor remnants of Christianity and civilization.

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  • King John Casimir, betrayed and abandoned by his own subjects, fled .to Silesia, and profiting by the cataclysm which, for the moment, had swept the Polish state out of existence, the Muscovites, unopposed, quickly appropriated nearly everything which was not already occupied by the Swedes.

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  • He was at his best at such a moment, and the rallied Federals under his command swept all before them.

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  • These works swept aside the dry traditional fossil lore which had been accumulating in France and Germany.

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  • He was not, however, destined to compass the downfall of the Sullan regime; the crisis of the Slave War placed the Senate at the mercy of Pompey and Crassus, who in 70 B.C. swept away the safeguards of senatorial ascendancy, restored the initiative in legislation to the tribunes, and replaced the Equestrian order, i.e.

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  • The prestige thus won by the British in the south in 1779 was immensely increased in the following year, when they victoriously swept up through South and North Carolina.

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  • case their power, if it lasted so long, must have been swept away by the Kushan conquest of Northern India.

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  • One smote the threshold with an axe, another with a pestle, the third swept it with a broom - three symbols of culture (for trees were hewn down with the axe, grain pounded with the pestle, and the fruits of the field swept up with the broom) which Silvanus could not endure.

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  • The Tigris may have swept the western wall, though now a wide belt of sand has accumulated between the ruins and its present channel which is perpetually shifting.

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  • The neighbours said that the fairies caused the phenomenon, as the man had swept his chimney with a bough of holly, and the holly is "a gentle tree," dear to the fairies.

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  • Nearly the whole of the abbey buildings, including the magnificent church, were swept away at the close of the 18th century.

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  • Modern influences, one of the most marked of which is the widespread erection of vast blocks of residential flats, have swept away much that was reminiscent of the historical connexions of the "old court suburb."

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  • Headed by Joseph Howe, the advocates of repeal swept the province at the Dominion election.

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  • Old buildings in the heart of the Altstadt have been swept away, and their place occupied by modern business houses and new streets.

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  • and merchants, representing about eighty chambers of commerce of the United Kingdom, should have swept aside all political objections and have boldly trusted to the efficacy of friendly advances as between man and man, appealed to the French people.

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  • During an invasion the Avars swept off the five sons of this warrior into Illyria, but one, his namesake, returned to Italy and restored the ruined fortunes of his house.

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  • New Castile has a still more rigorous climate, for although the mean annual temperature is about S9° Fahr., the summer heat in the valleys is peculiarly oppressive, and the highlands are swept by scorching or icy gales, laden with dust.

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  • Of earlier bridges one, which crossed at High Street, was swept away by the flood of 1621, and another, constructed by General Wade in 1723-1733, was apparently the predecessor of Smeaton's bridge.

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  • There was also the castle of the O'Reillys, but this and all other antiquities of the town were swept away during the violent and continuous feuds to which the country was subjected.

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  • by Aji, a Chauhan, who established the dynasty which continued to rule the country (with many vicissitudes of fortune) while the repeated waves of Mahommedan invasion swept over India, until it eventually became an appanage of the crown of Delhi in 1193.

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  • This covering had been formed, during some twelve centuries, partly by clay swept down from the Cronion, partly by deposit from the overflowings of the Cladeus.

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  • Since then it has shared in most of the revolutionary movements that have swept over Spain, and has frequently been distinguished by the violence of its civic commotions.

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  • But when the Hundred Years' War brought a real national conflict between England and France, when archery became of supreme importance, and a large proportion even of the cavalry were mercenary soldiers, then the exigencies of serious warfare swept away much of that outward display and those class-conventions on which chivalry had always rested.

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  • Among the orders swept away at the French Revolution, restored in part at the Restoration, and finally abolished at the revolution of July 1830 were the following: The Order of St Michael was founded by Louis XI.

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  • guns, which took its place, was almost entirely swept away.

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  • The bridge was swept with bullets, and Comm.

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  • (3) The northern and north-eastern parts of Sumatra are swept by a variety of winds.

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  • the constitution of the worn-out republic of the United Netherlands work smoothly, and in all probability it would have been within a very short time replaced by an hereditary monarchy, had not the cataclysm of the French Revolution swept it away from its path, never to be revived.

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  • These are shallow cylindrical troughs containing muddy water in which the diamonds and other heavy minerals (concentrates) are swept to the rim by revolving toothed arms, while the lighter stuff escapes near the centre of the pan.

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  • The French Revolution swept them out of France and caused the secularization of the great majority in central Europe and Italy.

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  • A great square was formed of the infantry, and a handful of cavalry joined them - the French cavalry, eager to avenge Gournay, had swept away the rest.

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  • The Victoria Bridge is a fine steel structure, which replaced the bridge swept away by floods in February 1893.

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  • In the 11th century the Pala empire, which, according to the Tibetan historian Taranath, extended in the 9th century from the Bay of Bengal to Delhi and Jalandhar (Jullundur) in the north and the Vindhyan range in the south, was partly dismembered by the rise of the "Sena" dynasty in Bengal; and at the close of the 12th century both Palas and Senas were swept away by the Mahommedan conquerors, the city of Behar itself being captured by the Turki free-lance Mahommed-i-Bakhtyar Khilji in 1193, by surprise, with a party of 200 horsemen.

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  • Sherman, commanding the bulk of the Union forces in the Mississippi Valley, swept in a victorious march through the heart of the Confederacy to Savannah on the coast, and thence northward to North Carolina.

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  • He then swept down upon the weaker force, ~ annihilated it, and rapidly advanced against the remaining portion of the army.

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  • On his death (216) and the accession of his grandson Hieronymus, his dynasty was swept away by the last revolution of Greek Syracuse.

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  • Lying high (3500 ft.) and swept by purifying winds, Aintab is a comparatively clean and healthy spot, though not free from ophthalmia and the "Aleppo button," and it has been selected by the American Mission Board as its centre for N.

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  • Their work was mainly of limestone and built in the Delta, and hence it has been entirely swept away.

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  • The power of the Caisse de la Dette, which had virtually controlled the execution of the international agreements concerning the finances, was swept away, together with almost all the other financial fetters binding Egypt.

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  • The 1st Division attacked a few minutes later, and the cavalry swept round the left of the line of entrenchments, cutting down any fugitives who attempted resistance and reaching the enemys camp in rear.

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  • The sirdar sent him rifles and ammunition across the desert from Korti; but before they arrived, Mahmuds army, sent by the khalifa, swept down on Metemma on the 1st of July and massacred Abdalla wad Said and his garrison.

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  • But it would not have terminated advantageously for them at all, had not the powerful and highly efficient Danish fleet effectually prevented the Swedish government from succouring its distressed German provinces, and finally swept the Swedish fleets out of the northern waters.

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  • After the withdrawal of the Romans the country became for centuries the prey of the various peoples who swept across it in their restless migrations.

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  • 457.) When Odysseus (Ulysses) was swept into the sea from the raft on which he had left the home of Calypso, he swam ashore to Scheria, where he fell asleep on the bank of a river.

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  • Bruce now swept the country, but Carlisle he could not take.

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  • But he also fostered a navy, under Sir Andrew Wood, who swept the seas of the English pirates.

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  • These serve to modify the temperatures of the plateau, which is swept by cold winds at all seasons of the year.

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  • The Russian infantry halted for the guns to prepare the way, and the heavy projectiles both swept the crest of the British knoll and destroyed the camp in rear.

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  • Then, when He entered the Temple, He swept away with a fiery zeal the merchants and merchandise which had turned God's House into " a robbers' den."

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  • (q.v.), king of Persia, made an inroad into Syria; joined by the Jews, anxious to revenge their misfortunes, he swept over the country, carrying plunder and destruction wherever he went.

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  • The maharaj rana of Dholpur belongs to the clan of Bamraolia Jats, who are believed to have formed a portion of the IndoScythian wave of invasion which swept over northern India about A.D.

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  • These were swept away when the Reform Bill became law.

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  • They sweep in a broad band of roughly parallel ranges to the south-west, preserving their general direction till they abut on the Great Registan desert to the west of Kandahar, where they terminate in a series of detached and broken anticlinals whose sides are swept by a sea of encroaching sand.

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  • This plateau is swept by the south-west monsoon, but not until it has surmounted the western barrier of the Ghats; and hence the rainfall is, as a rule, light at Poona and places similarly situated under the lee of the range, and but moderate over the more easterly parts of the plateau.

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  • They are swept north by the wind till they strike upon the outer ranges of the Himalayas.

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  • the Kushan dynasty, who conquered the Kabul valley, annihilating what remained there of the Greek dominion, and swept away the petty Indo - Greek and IndoParthian principalities on the Indus.

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  • The Tughlak dynasty lasted for about seventy years, until it was swept away by the invasion of Timur, the fourth Mahommedan conqueror of India, in 1398.

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  • In 1739 Nadir Shah of Persia, the sixth and last of the great Mahommedan conquerors of India, swept like a whirlwind over Hindustan, and sacked the imperial city of Delhi.

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  • Between that date and the arrival of Warren Hastings in 1772 nothing of importance occurred in Bengal beyond the terrible famine of 1770, which is officially reported to have swept away one-third of the inhabitants.

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  • But at the same time none but the Herschels have swept the whole sky for the discovery of faint nebulae; and FIG.

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  • Old laws, customs and immunities were ruthlessly swept away, the people were ground down with taxes, and the highest positions and finest estates conferred on French and Provençal nobles.

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  • Joseph's reforms, swept away many old abuses and reorganized the army; and although he introduced g y ?

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  • Successive Arab dynasties looted it, and many monuments of antiquity suffered (to be finally swept away by "municipal improvements" under the French regime).

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  • The Christianity of Petra, as of north Arabia, was swept away by the Mahommedan conquest in A.D.

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  • Those under small jurisdictions in the boroughs and under the petty corporate bodies continued open to the strongest reprobation, and thus remained until they were swept away by the measure which brought about the reform of the municipal corporations in 1835.

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  • He retook Kairawan, swept the coast as far as Carthage, which he sacked, expelling the Greek garrisons from all the fortified places; he then turned his arms against the Berbers, who, commanded by the Kahina (Diviner), as the Arabs called their queen, beat him so completely that he was compelled to retreat to Barca.

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  • Next day the attack was continued from north and west, and the Italians were swept off the whole line between the Val d'Assa and the Val Galmarara.

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  • All protests against gross misgovernment during many years having proved useless, Oudh was annexed in 1856 and constituted a separate chief commissionership. Then followed the Mutiny, when all signs of British rule were for a time swept away throughout the greater part of the two provinces.

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  • Even then, however, the amount of operative heat is very small in comparison with that which passes through the steam-engine, per cubic foot swept through by the piston, for the change of state which water undergoes in its transformation into steam involves the taking in of much more heat than can be communicated to air in changing its temperature within such a range as is practicable.

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  • in one day, and the town had many of its houses and about half of its wall swept away.

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  • or more in height at its head swept over Johnstown at a speed of about 20 m.

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  • Seven other towns and villages in the valley were also swept away, and the total loss of lives was 2000 or more.

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  • The whole system was swept away by the French in 1798, and though partially revived in 1815, came to an end in 1831, since which time Bern has been in the van of political progress.

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  • This severance, it is true, may be geologically recent, and some geologists see, in the five rapids of the San Juan, remnants of a connecting ridge which the river has swept away.

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  • From 616 to 626 Persian armies swept unimpeded over the land, and Chosroes (Khosrau) II.

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  • held all Asia Minor west of the Euphrates; but in 1402 he was defeated and made prisoner by Timur, who swept through the country to the shores of the Aegean.

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  • Hence equal areas are swept over by the radius vector in equal times.

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  • In an elliptic orbit the area irab is swept over in the time irab 22-a r-~---j~ (10)

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  • Even the clergy were swept away by the current, and meant to be patriots like every one else.

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  • In the autumn the revolutionary fever, which had swept through all Europe earlier in the year, spread to Rome.

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  • Napoleon swept away the checks and balances, and made the will of a single man the one and only sanction of government.

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  • After some time spent in making his army efficient, Corbulo invaded Armenia and swept victoriously through the country.

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  • In philosophy, properly so called, the humanistic scorn for medieval dullness and obscurity swept away theological metaphysics as valueless.

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  • The Rescissory Act of 1661 swept away the legislation of the preceding twenty years, and so disposed of the Presbyterian polity of the church.

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  • Prayers were offered everywhere for his recovery, and the country was swept by a delirium of loyal enthusiasm, which conferred on him the title of Louis le bien aline'.

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  • Mary had wearied of her guiding statesmen, Moray and the more pliant Maitland; the Italian secretary David Rizzio, through whom she had corresponded with the pope, now more and more usurped their place; and a weak fancy for her handsome cousin, Henry Darnley, brought about a sudden marriage in 1565 and swept the opposing Protestant lords into exile.

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  • In most parts of Sweden these deposits were swept away when the ice advanced, but in Slane they often form still, as in northern Germany, very thick beds.

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  • Coquimbo was swept by a tidal wave in 1849, and Concepcion and Talcahuano were similarly destroyed in 1835.

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  • The pressure of despotism was manifest, not so much in that the king and his officials consistently interfered in individual cases, but that they did so on isolated and arbitrary occasions, and then swept aside the privileges of the subject, who was impotent to resist.

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  • the substitution of the "Gallican" for the "Roman" version of the Psalter) the Breviary hitherto used exclusively by the Roman court, and with it gradually swept out of Europe all the earlier partial books (Legendaries, Responsories), &c., and to some extent the local Breviaries, like that of Sarum.

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  • The old town was swept away by a flood in 1823, and the present town stands 4 m.

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  • While the wooden buildings were little damaged by the shocks, the comparative non-inflammability of redwood proved no safeguard and fire swept the affected area irresistibly.

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  • Between December 1849 and June 1851 seven " great " fires, destroying in the aggregate property valued at twenty or twenty-five millions of dollars, swept the business district.

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  • The northern race has ever kept pressing down on the broadskulled, brown-complexioned men of the Alps, and intermixing with them, and at times has swept right over the great mountain chain into the tempting regions of the south, producing such races as the Celto-Ligyes, Celtiberians, Celtillyrians, CeltoThracians and Celto-Scythians.

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  • In its turn the Alpine race has pressed down upon their darker and less warlike kindred of the south, either driven down before the tall sons of the north or swelling the hosts of the latter as they swept down south.

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  • The next great wave of Celts recorded was that which swept down on north Italy shortly before 400 B.C. These invaders broke up in a few years the Etruscan power, and even occupied Rome herself after the disaster on the Allia (390 B.C.).

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  • A disastrous flood, caused by heavy rains and the sudden overflow of the Santa Catarina river on the 28th of August 1909, swept away about one-fourth of the city, drowning1200-1400persons, and destroying about $12,000,000 (Mex.) worth of property.

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  • Everything of value had been swept away, except the merchandise of the Company within the fort, which had been reserved for the nawab.

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  • Besides the sedentary Cirripedia, numbers of the smaller forms, especially among the Entomostraca, subsist on floating particles of organic matter swept within reach of the jaws by the movements of the other limbs.

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  • that, in point of fact, a fish lighter than the water could not hold its own if the water were in the least perturbed, and that a bird lighter than the air would be swept into space by even a moderate 1 According to Dr Crisp, the swallow, martin, snipe and many birds of passage have no air in their bones.

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  • All the complicated speculations about a redactor which follow are swept away by the simple assumption that the text is sound.

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  • Kasongo, a more recent though still larger centre, with perhaps 60,000 inhabitants, has also been swept away, and is now represented by a station of the Free State 9 m.

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  • The dynasty of Chow finally perished two centuries and a quarter after the death of the sage at the hands of the first historic emperor of the nation, - the first of the dynasty of Ts'in, who swept away the foundations of the feudal system.

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  • On the 10th of April 1845 a considerable portion of the city was swept by fire, and in July 1877, during the great railway strike of that year, a large amount of property was destroyed by a mob.

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  • In 1796 Napoleon swept away to Paris, along with the other art treasures of Italy, the whole of the Leonardo MSS.

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  • The French conquest swept away the old condition of things never to reappear; but allegiance to the Orange dynasty survived, and in 1813 became the rallying point of a united Dutch people.

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  • None could be procured; the public passion swept everything before it; the patent was cancelled; Wood was compensated by a pension; Swift was raised to a height of popularity which he retained for the rest of his life; and the only real sufferers were the Irish people, who lost a convenience so badly needed that they might well have afforded to connive at Wood's illicit profits.

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  • On the Parliamentary right, Goring had swept away the Yorkshire horse, and although most of his troopers had followed in disorderly pursuit, Sir Charles Lucas with some squadrons was attacking the exposed right of Leven's infantry.

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  • In 1702, 1718 and 1767, it suffered severely from fires; in 1719 was plundered by the Persians; and in 1830 the cholera swept away a large number of its people.

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  • Its efficiency as an instrument of producing revenue was, however, so great as to lead to its revival in 1842, when Sir Robert Peel inaugurated his great free-trade reform and swept away duties on exports, duties on imported raw material, and other imposts hampering the trade of the country.

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  • A regular current of chlorine mixed with steam is led in at the bottom of a tall tower filled with broken bricks, and there meets a descending stream of hot bittern: bromine is liberated and is swept out of the tower together with some chlorine, by the current of steam, and then condensed in a worm.

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  • Up to this point the prince had ruled wisely; he had founded the universities of Bucharest and Jassy; his reforms had swept away the last vestiges of feudalism and created a class of peasant freeholders.

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  • immediate and unconditional emancipation they swept the state in November 1864.

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  • The Radical Republicans held control until 1870, when they were defeated by a combination of Liberal Republicans and Democrats, 2 and the testoath and the rest of the intolerant legislation of the war period were swept away.

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  • The northern plains of the republic are swept by the north-east trades, and here, too, the mountain barriers exercise a strongly modifying influence.

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  • The era of railway construction soon swept both Fowler and his employers into its service, and one of his first employments was to oppose the route of the Midland railway, chosen by the Stephensons, which left Sheffield on a branch line, and was therefore strongly resented by the inhabitants.

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  • A force of io,000 fighting men, led by Macomo, a brother of the chief who was killed, swept across the frontier, pillaged and burned the homesteads and murdered all who dared to resist.

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  • Unfortunately, she, in common with the rest of South Africa, was subsequently swept into the seething vortex of contemporary politics and controversy.

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  • But the untimely death of Mansfield nipped in the bud the only rational scheme of settlement which seems at any time to have animated this wild community; and Morgan, now elected commander, swept the whole Caribbean, and from his headquarters in Jamaica led triumphant expeditions to Cuba and the mainland.

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  • The roof rested on six pillars; the door was raised above the ground and approached by a stair (probably on account of the floods which often swept the valley); and worshippers left their shoes under the stair before entering.

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  • The soil is very fertile, but since the dam over the Karun at Ahvaz was swept away and the numerous canals which diverted the waters of the river for irrigation became useless, a great part of the province is uncultivated, and most of the crops and produce depend for water on rainfall and wells.

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  • The Normal School itself was swept away, and Cousin shared at the hands of a narrow and illiberal government the fate of Guizot, who was ejected from the chair of history.

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  • ancient social organization of the realm were swept away.

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  • A less capable and unscrupulous king than Rufus might have been swept away, for the rising burst out simultaneously in nearly every corner of the realm.

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  • The Scots swept everything before them, ravaging the north at their will, and capturing Berwick.

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  • In the manor rolls it is not Uncommon to find whole families swept away, so that no heir can be detected to their holdings.

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  • For a moment the quarrel of York and Somerset was suspended, and the last English army that crossed the seas during theHundredYearsWar landed in Guienne, joined the insurgents, and for a time swept all before it.

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  • For the successive attainders of the Lancastrians and the Nevilles had swept away many of the older noble families, and Edwards house of peers consisted for the main part of new men, his own partisans promoted for good service, who had not the grip on the land that their predecessors had possessed.

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  • The rebels swept over five counties unopposed, B~ttrof and were only stopped and beaten in a hard fight on heath.

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  • The only substitute for traditional authority is the clearly expressed expression of the national will, and it is impossible to doubt that if the national will had been expressed it would have swept away Cromwell and all his system.

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  • The whole of the intellectual basis of his foreign policy was swept away when it became evident that the continental war would bring with it an accession of French territor.

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  • According to Brunnow, King William, by using his influence to secure the passage of the Reform Bill, had cast his crown into the gutter; the throne might endure for his lifetime, but the next heir was a young and inexperienced girl, and, even were the princess Victoria ever to mount the thronewhich was unlikely she would be speedily swept off it again by the rising tide of republicanism.

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  • He swept away all the duties on British exports; he repealed the duties on glass, on cotton wool, and still further reduced the duties on foreign and colonial sugar.

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  • one sense, a consequence of the revolutionary wave which had swept over Europe in 1848.

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  • swept away the duty on one great necessary of life soap; he repealed the duties on 123 other articles; he reduced the duties on 133 others, among them that on tea; and he found means for paying for these reforms and for the gradual reduction and ultimate abolition of the income tax, which had become very unpopular, by (I) extending the tax to incomes of ioo a year; (2) an increase of the, spirit duties; and (3) applying the death duties to real property, and to property passing by settle-, ment.

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  • In the course of the discussion on the bill in the House of Commons, the securities on which its authors had relied to enable them to stem the tide of democracy were, chiefly through Gladstones exertions, swept away.

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  • The events of the Abyssinian war, however, were forgotten in the great political revolution which had swept the Conservatives from officeand placed Gladstone in power.

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  • In its three last sessions it was destined to sink into gradual disrepute; and it was ultimately swept away by a wave of popular reaction, as remarkable as that which had borne it into power.

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  • The new minister had been swept into power on a wave of popular favor, but he inherited from his predecessors difficulties Glad- in almost eyery quarter of the world; and his own stones language had perhaps tended to increase them.

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  • He swept away in doing so many of the advantages which the owner of real estate and the life tenant of settled property had previously enjoyed, and drove home a principle which Goschen had tentatively introduced a few years before by increasing the rate of the duty with the amount of the estate.

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  • He had always divined by the instinct of hatred that the French moderates must gradually be swept away by the Jacobins, and now it was all coming true.

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  • swept away more than 140 nunneries, and the Anglican Church was left without sisterhoods for three centuries.

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  • That he remained satisfied with them himself is doubtful, unless for their foresight, their tremendous effect as instruments of punishment, and as they swept him to so much distinction.

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  • Although the policy of Wurttemberg had continued antagonistic to Prussia, the country shared in the national enthusiasm which swept over Germany, and its troops took a creditable part in the battle of Worth and in other operations of the war.

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  • Some tractable members of the Five Hundred were afterwards swept up and served to give these measures the confirmation of their House.

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  • of Sweden for the moment swept the Polish state out of existence; the Muscovites, unopposed, quickly appropriated nearly everything which was not already occupied by the Swedes, and when at last the Poles offered to negotiate, the whole grand-duchy of Lithuania was the least of the demands of Alexius.

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  • In the same way in the year 1362 Oeraefajdkull, the loftiest mountain in Iceland (6424 ft.), swept forty farms, together with their inhabitants and live stock, bodily into the ocean.

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  • A royal court took the place of the Althing courts; the local business of the local things was carried out by the (hreppstjori) bailiff, a subordinate of the sheriff; and the g050r5, things, quarter-courts, trial by jury, &c., were swept away by these innovations.

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  • On the north-east coast many of the villages are tastefully kept, their whole area being clean swept, nicely sanded, and planted with ornamental shrubs, and have in their centre little square palaver places laid with flat stones, each with an erect stone pillar as a back-rest.

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  • He is indeed the Victorian Theocritus; and, as English country life is slowly swept away before the advance of the railway and the telegraph, he will be more and more read for his warm-hearted and fragrant record of rustic love and piety.

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  • Other Greek statesmen, and notably Tricoupis, had worked for a Balkan League but failed, partly, no doubt, owing to adverse circumstances, but partly also because of Greek unpreparedness for war and of the inflexibility of the Greek claims. Venizelos was, it is true, favoured by circumstances - the Balkan races just then had been drawn together in self-defence against the newly fledged tyranny of the Young Turks in Macedonia and Thrace, while the military revolt of 1909 had swept the Greek political stage clear of nearly all the corrupt parties, that hitherto had blocked the wheels of the nation's progress.

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  • In consequence of this abstention of the Venizelist electors, no Venizelist was elected, and the new Chamber consisted almost exclusively of the old politicians, whom the military revolt of 1909 had swept out of politics.

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  • A terrible epidemic of measles in that year swept away 40,000, or about one-third of the Fijians.

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  • A few months later, Olynthus and the thirty-two towns of the confederacy were swept from the earth.

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  • His imitators in Cork were swept away.

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  • Two legal decisions swept away the customs of tanistry and of Irish gavelkind, and the English land system was violently [From Anglo-Norman Invasion] substituted.

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  • There were several exceptions and qualifying clauses, but most of them have been swept away by later acts.

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  • The fiscal jurisdiction of grand juries, which had lasted for more than two centuries and a half, was entirely swept away.

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  • The question as to which theory came first, whether Alcheringaism is a scientific effort that swept away All-Fatherism, or whether All-Fatherism is a religious reaction in despair of science and of the evolutionary doctrine, is settled by each inquirer in accordance with his personal bias.

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  • Then at the beginning of the 5th century, during a furious irruption of Germans fleeing before Huns, the limes was carried away (406407); and for more than a hundred years the torrent of fugitives swept through the Empire, which retreated behind the Alps, there to breathe its last.

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  • In the first of these campaigns lie swept away the remnants of the old Roman-Germanic empire, and out of its shattered fragments created in southern Germany the vassal states of Bavaria, Baden, Wurttemberg, Hesse1805.

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  • 'The rubble mound of the breakwater' was very, tostly'to the railway company, as time after time it was swept away by storms. On it is a central wall of some 38 ft.

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  • The father wa.s manifestly a man of great energy who cowed his unruly nobles by murder, forced the Orospedans to recognize his superiority, swept away the Suevic kingdom which had lingered in the north-west, and checked the raids of the Basques.

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  • As the conquerors swept away the Roman fiscal system, which the Visigoths had retained, and replaced it by a poll tax (which was not levied on old men, women, children, cripples or the very poor) and a land tax, the gain to the downtrodden serfs of the fisc was immense.

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  • In 750 plague, following on drought and famine, swept away thousands of conquered and conquerors alike.

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  • Alphonso swept all through that region, already more than half depopulated, slaying the lingering remnants of the Berbers, and carrying back the surviving Christians to the north.

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  • In 1082 he swept dan Spain.

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  • While a vast armament was being slowly collected for the invasion of England, Drake swept the West Indies, and in 1587 burnt a number of Spanish ships in their own harbour of Cadiz.

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  • The local privileges of these once independent kingdoms, which had with rare exceptions been respected by the Austrian kings, were swept away.

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  • Godoys agents, the ministers, were swept aside by the popular revolt, .and their place was taken by local juntas, or committees, and then by a central junta formed from among them, which ruled despotically in the name of the captive king.

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  • The Alphonsist armies, led by Marshals Campos and Jovellar, swept the Carlist bands from the right hank of the Ebro to the Pyrenees, and took their last strongholds in the eastern provinces, Cantavieja and Seo de Urgel.

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  • A wave of Clericalism and ultra-Catholic influences swept over the land, affecting the middle classes, the universities and learned societies, and making itself very perceptible also among the governing classes and both dynastic parties, Liberals and Conservatives.

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  • The Mandist movement now swept northward and on the 20th of May Berber was captured by the dervishes and Khartum isolated.

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  • As the planet revolves around the centre, each radius vector describes a surface of which the area swept over in a unit of time measures the areal velocity of the planet.

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  • After the Arab and Seljuk invasions, there was a large emigration of Aryan and Semitic Armenians to Constantinople and Cilicia; and all that remained of the aristocracy was swept away by the Mongols and Tatars.

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  • by Alp Arslan, 1071, Armenia formed part of the Seljuk empire until it split up, 1157, into petty states, ruled by Arabs, Kurds and Seljuks, who were in turn swept away by the Mongol invasion, 1235.

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  • Seventy yards of band and bridge were swept away in 1885.

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  • It was at the close of the Wealden period that a second evolutionary wave swept over the vegetation of the world.

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  • A religious revival swept the colony in 1741.

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  • Its primitive houses of timber and plaster were mostly swept away after 1860, when brick or stone came into general use, and good streets were cut among the network of narrow, insanitary lanes.

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  • These fine-grained materials are at first mixed with broken and more or less weathered rock fragments and coarser mineral particles in the soil and subsoil, but by the action of wind and rain they are swept away and deposited in distant situations.

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  • And with that he swept her into his arms and claimed her lips.

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  • The Oracle resisted at first then gave, and Bianca swept it away.

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  • Han was as big as the man before her, and if he feared him … Damian's gaze swept over her.

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  • A doctor emerged soon after, hesitating as his gaze swept over the room full of massive, bristling men, until Linda came forward.

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  • Before Pierre could comply with Dustin's order, Darian shoved him aside and swept her off her feet.

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  • He swept the baby angel into his arms with one quick motion and trotted back into the castle.

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  • Katie.s gaze swept over her, and she was grateful to see her sister unharmed.

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  • A chill swept through him as he realized how significant—and isolated—the command center was.

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  • Her hands shook of their own accord as her gaze swept over them and their advanced weapons.

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  • He found himself on the Caribbean Sanctuary, in the small chamber with the Oracle book.  Sea breeze swept through the small windows of the room, and he took a step towards the lectern on which the open book rested.  The pages displayed had a few words written on them rather than the constantly shifting writing that normally scrawled itself across the pages.  He felt himself compelled towards the book even as his fight-or-flight instinct reared up.

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  • As fast as Kris ran, he couldn't catch her.  He grew more baffled when she seemed to pull ahead of him without any sign of the exhaustion she'd showed when they stopped.  Desperation could motivate, and so could fear for her sister.  He pushed himself harder to catch her.  Thunder boomed overhead.  Forms he assumed were demons swooped above the canopy, casting shadows.  He caught glimpses of fur and wings through leaves and ran until his chest was heaving.  Hannah remained ahead of him, though he realized he was beginning to gain on her.  He had to reach her before the demons did and swept her away, as they had Kiki.

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  • She'd lost weight in the two weeks she'd been assigned to Jonny, and his gaze swept over her lean body.

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  • "Darian, Sofi—" Darian didn't let her finish but swept the Oracle up into his arms, grimacing as he absorbed the lightning magic.

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  • He snatched her again by her belt, then grabbed both flailing wrists and swept her feet from beneath her, falling with her.

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  • With no contempt for danger, the whole situation was changed, the men were encouraged and the line swept forward.

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  • In 1917 the Russian revolution swept away the old order.

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  • abideempty towering stone church, swept clear of all ornament, pure and empty, with nothing abiding there.

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  • SPAR's award-Winning Week Friday 1st October 2004 SPAR have swept the boards and scooped some top awards at 3 separate recent awards events.

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  • For on the night of the 25th October 1960 two tanker barges were swept into it whilst bound for Sharpness in thick fog.

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  • Chimneys using bituminous coal should be swept at least once a year.

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  • blaze swept through her home on Saturday morning.

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  • bleared eyes, sparkling from amidst great rolls of red fat, swept eagerly over the girl's upturned face.

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  • This is because the wartime blitz and postwar redevelopment have swept away many of the buildings to which they were attached.

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  • SPAR's Award-Winning Week Friday 1st October 2004 SPAR have swept the boards and scooped some top awards at 3 separate recent awards events.

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  • In distance is an old tree bough swept down in last years floods.

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  • bracestroll along golden sands swept by bracing sea breezes.

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  • Or stroll along golden sands swept by bracing sea breezes.

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  • cholera epidemic which swept through the town.

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  • Panic had swept from city to city, and a vague dread of some sudden collapse preyed upon the minds of millions.

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