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  • It is uncertain at what period the use of the pastoral staff was introduced; but the evidence tends to show that it was about the 5th century, in Gaul or Spain.
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  • There can be no doubt that Eabani, who symbolizes primeval man, was a figure originally entirely independent of Gilgamesh, but his story was incorporated into the epic by that natural process to be observed in the national epics of other peoples, which tends to connect the favourite hero with all kinds of tales that for one reason or the other become embedded in the popular mind.
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  • Friends have always held that the attempt to enforce truthspeaking by means of an oath, in courts of law and elsewhere, tends to create a double standard of truth.
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  • But it tends to minimize the importance of the distinction of that which is prior to individual experience and that which results therefrom.
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  • In aqueous solution the free acid acts as an oxidizing agent, bleaching indigo and liberating iodine from potassium iodide, or it may act as a reducing agent since it readily tends to pass into nitric acid: consequently it discharges the colour of acid solutions of permanganates and chromates.
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  • - In 1895 the population, which tends to increase slowly, with a preponderance of males over females, numbered 1,568,092.
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  • Under French rule, which has modified the old usages in many respects, local government of the Annamese type tends to supplant this feudal system.
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  • Protestants have condemned these formulae as so much magic, and in this modern science tends to agree with them; but to orthodox Protestants at least Catholics have a perfect right to reply that, in taking this line, they are but repeating the accusation brought by the Pharisees against Christ, viz.
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  • In batteries which use acids as the electrolyte, a film of hydrogen tends to be deposited on the copper or platinum electrode; but, to obtain a constant electromotive force, several means were soon devised of preventing the formation of the film.
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  • But when zinc dissolves, the zinc ions carry their electric charges with them, and the liquid tends to become positively electrified.
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  • This phenomenon he explained as a "repulsion from radiation," and he expressed his discovery in the statement that in a vessel exhausted of air a body tends to move away from another body hotter than itself.
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  • In small doses it therefore tends to relieve pain, if this be present.
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  • Since H, generally tends to oppose the external force, thus making H less than H o, it may be called the demagnetizing force.
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  • - In a non-uniform field every volume-element of the body tends to move towards regions of greater or less force according as the substance is paramagnetic or diamagnetic, and the behaviour of the whole mass will be determined chiefly by the tendency of its constituent elements.
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  • The presence of ordinary impurities usually tends to diminish the permeability, though, as will appear later, the addition of small quantities of certain other substances is sometimes advantageous.
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  • Weber's theory, the molecules of a ferromagnetic metal are small permanent magnets, the axes of which under ordinary conditions are turned indifferently in every direction, so that no magnetic polarity is exhibited by the metal as a whole; a magnetic force acting upon the metal tends to turn the axes of the little magnets in one direction, and thus the entire piece acquires the properties of a magnet.
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  • The limits within which the reason may be used have been laid down differently in different churches and periods of thought: on the whole, modern Christianity, especially in the Protestant churches, tends to allow to reason a wide field, reserving, however, as the sphere of faith the ultimate (supernatural) truths of theology.
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  • The doctrine of indifference as it appears in later writers certainly tends, as Prantl points out, towards Nominalism, inasmuch as it gives up the substantiality of the universals.
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  • Many regions suffer permanently from deficient rainfall; in others, owing to the absence of irrigation works, the water supply is lost, while the burning of the grass at the end of summer, a practice adopted by many farmers, tends to impoverish the soil and render it arid.
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  • Every living organism, animal and vegetable, tends to maintain a normal state of health; it is when the natural laws of health are violated that the liability to disease begins to assert itself.
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  • The reason of this is apparently that the negative pressure of the pleural, and partly of the peritoneal, cavity tends to aspirate a liquid relatively thicker, so to speak, than that effused where no such extraneous mechanism is at work (James).
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  • This rocky barrier acts as a regulator for the water received from Albert Edward Nyanza and, by checking the erosion of the river bed, tends to maintain the level of the lake.
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  • The climbing of ladders from deep mines not only lessens the efficiency of the men by reason of fatigue, but often tends to increase the mortality from diseases of the heart.
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  • On raising the piston, the valve F remains closed and a vacuum tends to be created in the cylinder, but the pressure of the atmosphere forces the liquid up the tube D and it raises the valve E and passes into the cylinder.
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  • The air inside is compressed in consequence and during an upstroke of the piston this air tends to regain its original volume and so expels the water, thus bringing about a continuous supply.
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  • A high silica-content tends towards both hardness and chemical stability, and this can be further increased by the addition of small proportions of boric acid; in larger quantities, however, the latter constituent produces the opposite effect.
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  • In the latter sense, modern usage tends to supersede "officinal" by "official."
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  • Liquids, again, can be poured from one open vessel into another, and can be kept in an uncovered vessel, but a gas tends to diffuse itself indefinitely and must be preserved in a closed reservoir.
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  • An elongated body like a ship has c 2 -c 1 positive, and the couple N tends to disturb the axial movement and makes it unstable, so that a steamer requires to be steered by constant attention at the helm.
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  • It naturally falls into two divisions, the northern being more or less mountainous, while the southern is flat and marshy; the near approach of the two rivers to one another, at a spot where the undulating plateau of the north sinks suddenly into the Babylonian alluvium, tends to separate them still more completely.
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  • And as the personal element disappears in the conception of the prophetic calling, so it tends to disappear in the prophetic view of history, and the future comes to be conceived not as the organic result of the present under the divine guidance, but as mechanically determined from the beginning in the counsels of God, and arranged under artificial categories of time.
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  • It tends to improve the tilth and the capillarity of the soil by binding sands together somewhat and by opening up clays.
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  • When used on light dry land it tends to make the land drier, since it destroys the humus which so largely assists in keeping water in the soil.
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  • Liming tends to produce earlier crops and destroys the fungus which causes finger-and-toe or club-root among turnips and cabbages.
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  • It tends to destroy insects and weeds, and gets rid of acidity of the soil.
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  • Arthur himself, who tends however to become completely overshadowed by his knights, who make his court the starting-point of their adventures.
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  • It must be remembered that short-sight tends to increase during the early, especially the school, years of life, and that hygienic treatment, good light, good type, and avoidance of stooping are important for its prevention.
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  • It is not very frequently found in Japan, perhaps because, under favorable social conditions, it tends to pass into the Manchu-Korean type.
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  • It also tends to lessen the sensibility of the stomach and so may relieve gastric pain.
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  • Electricity tends to flow from places of high to places of low potential, water to flow down hill, and heat to move from places of high to places of low temperature.
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  • For since electricity tends to move between points or conductors at different potentials, if the electricity is at rest on them the potential must be everywhere the same.
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  • In the case of imperfect gases, all the available experimental evidence shows that the specific volume tends towards its ideal value, V =Re/p, in the limit, when the pressure is indefinitely reduced and the molecules are widely separated so as to eliminate the effects of their mutual actions.
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  • The entropy tends to a maximum, and the state is one of stable equilibrium when the value of the entropy is the maximum value consistent with the conditions of the problem.
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  • The superstitious associations of crystal-gazing, as of hypnotism, appear to bar the way to official scientific investigation, and the fluctuating proficiency of the seers, who cannot command success, or determine the causes and conditions of success and failure, tends in the same direction.
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  • Aloes also tends to increase the menstrual flow and therefore belongs to the group of emmenagogues.
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  • All the evidence tends to show that it was the time or manner of the act rather than the act itself which aroused his temporary displeasure.
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  • His investigation tends to show that in the course of tradition cosmological myths are transformed into eschatological dogmas.
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  • This has a slotted end, engaged by a pin P fixed to the framing, and it will be seen that its action is to slacken the band if the load tends to rise and to tighten it in the contrary case.
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  • The process of equalization of temperature is now seen to be a special form of the process of motion towards the normal state: the general laws which have been stated above in connexion with the normal state are seen to include as special cases the following laws: Matter originally at non-uniform temperature tends to assume a uniform temperature; while Matter at uniform temperature will remain at uniform temperature.
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  • Carbon dioxide is invariably present, as was inferred by Dr David Macbride (1726-1778) of Dublin in 1764, but in a proportion which is not absolutely constant; it tends to increase at night, and during dry winds and fogs, and it is greater in towns than in the country and on land than on the sea.
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  • A very ancient British breed is the black Pembroke; and when this breed tends to albinism, the ears and muzzle, and more rarely the fetlocks, remain completely black, or very dark grey, although the colour elsewhere is whitish, more or less flecked and blotched with pale grey.
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  • The colour, too, of these antelopes tends in many cases to purple, with white markings.
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  • "No prophet am I; no prophet's son am I; a shepherd am I, and one who tends sycomore-figs.
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  • And whilst the Synoptist speeches and actions stand in loose and natural relation to each other, the Johannine deeds so closely illustrate the sayings that each set everywhere supplements the other: the history itself here tends to become one long allegory.
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  • Consequently a wave front such as b 1 tends to turn upwards, as shown in the successive positions b 2, 3 and 4.
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  • Since the velocity increases as we go upwards the front tends to swing round and travel downwards, as shown in the successive positions a I, 2, 3 and 4, in fig.
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  • Then the front tends to swing round and travel upwards as shown in the successive positions b I, 2, 3, and 4, in fig.
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  • When the velocity of the jet is gradually increased there is a certain range of velocity for which the jet is unstable, so that any deviation from the straight rush-out tends to increase as the jet moves up. If then the jet is just on the point of instability, and is subjected as its base to alternations of motion, the sinuosities impressed on the jet become larger and larger as it flows out, and the flame is as it were folded on itself.
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  • Thus if a pendulum always receives a slight impulse in the direction of motion just about the lowest point, this is equivalent to an increase of the restoring force if received before passage through the lowest point, and to a decrease if received after that passage, and in either case it tends to maintain the swing.
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  • But partly owing to the delay in making contact through the carriage down of air on the contact piece, and partly owing to the delay in establishing full current through selfinduction, the attracting force does not rise at once to its full value in the outgoing journey, whereas in the return journey the mercury tends to follow up the contact piece, and the full current continues up to the instant of break.
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  • There will be more kinetic energy formed in the return journey and the vibration tends to grow.
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  • But if the heat is given at the instant of greatest rarefaction, the increase of pressure lessens the difference from the undisturbed pressure, and lessens the potential energy, so that during the return less kinetic energy is formed and the vibration tends to die away.
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  • This is a universal trait of primitive Christian writings; so that to speak of primitive Christian "literature" at all is hardly accurate, and tends to an artificial handling of their contents.
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  • The laws of thermodynamics, including the fundamental principle that a physical property, called temperature, can be defined, which tends towards uniformity, are thus relations between the properties of types of material bodies that can exist permanently in presence of each other; why they so maintain themselves remains unknown, but the fact gives the point d'appui.
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  • Hence the king starting as a magician tends gradually to exchange the practice of magic for the functions of prayer and sacrifice."
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  • In passing from a slate to a grit the direction of the cleavage changes so that it tends to be more nearly perpendicular to the bedding planes.
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  • The intense heat generated tends to liberate many impurities which are carried away in the slag.
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  • So far then, Midrash tends to include moralizing history, whether we call it narrative or romance, attached to names and events, and it is obviously exemplified whenever there are unmistakable signs of untrustworthy amplification and of some explicit religious or ethical aim colouring the narrative.
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  • The Tempisque enters the Pacific at the head of the Gulf of Nicoya, and tends to silt up that already shallow inlet (5-10 fathoms) with its alluvial deposits.
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  • Stockfarming, a relatively undeveloped industry, tends to become more important, owing to the assistance which the state renders by the importation of horses, cattle, sheep and swine, from Europe and the United States, in order to improve the native breeds.
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  • It has the important property that it tends to infinity with x, but more slowly than any power of x, i.e.
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  • As y tends towards co, exp y tends towards co more rapidly than any power of y.
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  • Thus all recent discovery tends to carry the centres of origin and of dispersal of all animal types farther and farther back in geological time.
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  • With the rise of species, deities and the cult of individual animals, the path towards anthropomorphization and polytheism is opened and the respect paid to animals tends to lose its strict animistic character.
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  • When a difference of potential is made between the terminals, a current passes through the movable coil, which then tends to place itself with its plane more at right angles to the lines of force of the field.
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  • Ancestor-worship has its parallels in Christian cults of the dead and of the saints; it must be remembered, however, that a saint is not as a rule an ancestor, and that his cult is not based upon family feeling and love of kinsmen, nor tends to stimulate and encourage the same.
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  • The cultivation of bananas tends to increase, though more slowly than in other Central American countries.
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  • The growth of the meanders tends to give the river continually increasing length; but this tendency is counteracted by the sudden occurrence of cut-offs from time to time, so that a fairly constant length is maintained.
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  • Nevertheless the state is (as will be explained later) a slightly declining factor in the public life of the nation, because public interest tends more and more to centre in the Federal or national government.
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  • In the other provinces the latter race tends to confine itself to the cities.
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  • The philosophy of Plato is dialogue trying to become science; that of Aristotle science retaining traces of dialectic. Secondly as regards subjectmatter, even in his early writings Aristotle tends to widen the scope of philosophic inquiry, so as not only to embrace metaphysics and politics, but also to encourage rhetoric and poetics, which Plato tended to discourage or limit.
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  • It is still the language of the Channel Islands, though there too it tends more and more to give way before the advance of English.
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  • In his first philosophical treatise, Philosophie als Denken der Welt gemdss dem Princip des kleinsten Kraftmaasses, Prolegomena zu einer Kritik der reinen Erfahrung (1876), he based his views on the principle of least action, contending that, as in Nature the force which produces a change is the least that can be, so in mind belief tends in the easiest direction.
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  • The school undoubtedly tends towards realism.
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  • Virtue tends always to happiness, and in the end must produce it in its perfect form.
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  • Naturally a trade tends to find out the most direct means of distribution, and Manchester merchants are now generally in direct connexion with native dealers in India.
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  • The ordinary surface energy of a two-phase system tends to diminish the area of contact, and thus to help the growth of the larger aggregates required for coagulation.
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  • The great objection to pantheism is that, though ostensibly it magnifies the Creator and gets rid of the difficult dualism of Creator and Creation, it tends practically to deny his existence in any practical intelligible sense.
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  • So far as is known the sternum of all the Snipes, except the Jack-Snipe, departs from the normal Limicoline formation, a fact which tends to justify the removal of that species to a separate genus, Limnocryptes.
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  • It is true that as much might be inferred from Persons the testimony of the romance writers; historical empowered evidence, however, tends to limit the proposition, and to confer the sounder conclusion appears to be, as Sir Harris Knighthood.
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  • One can understand its adoption during, or soon after, the reign of Cyrus, whose policy was so favourable to the Jews, and it might easily have become as popular among them as Christmas tends to become among modern Jews.
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  • In cooler structures it becomes necessary in the dull season of the year to prevent the slopping of water over the plants or on the floor, as this tends to cause " damping off," - the stems assuming a state of mildewy decay, which not infrequently, if it once attacks a plant, will destroy it piece by piece.
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  • These two classes of properties tend to exclude each other, for, as a general rule, whatever tends to make iron and steel hard and strong tends to make it correspondingly brittle, and hence liable to break treacherously, especially under shock.
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  • There are some very evident disadvantages of excessive height; for instance, that the weight of an excessively high column of solid coke, ore and limestone tends to crush the coke and jam the charge in the lower and narrowing part of the furnace, and that the frictional resistance of a long column calls for a greater consumption of power for driving the blast up through it.
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  • - The combined fluxing and abrading action of the descending charge tends to wear away the lining of the furnace where it is hottest, which of course is near its lower end, thus changing its shape materially, lessening its efficiency, and in particular increasing its consumption of fuel.
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  • Later on the cooling of the inner layers becomes more rapid than that of the outer ones, and on this account their contraction tends to become .greater than that of the outer ones.
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  • - The solidification of an ingot of steel takes place gradually from without inwards, and each layer in solidifying tends to expel into the still molten interior the impurities which it contains, especially the carbon, phosphorus, and sulphur, which by this process are in part concentrated or segregated in the last-freezing part of the ingot.
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  • 2 It is significant that all phonetic and grammatical work in Sumerian tends to confirm nearly every one of Haupt's views.
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  • As carbon tends to hold the atom attached to it, one may presume that this property expresses itself in a predominant way where the other element is carbon also, and so the linkage represented by -C-C-is one of the most difficult to loosen.
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  • For what reason this volume may differ from case to case lies close at hand; in connexion with the notion of negative and positive atoms, like chlorine and hydrogen, experience tends to show that the former, as well as the latter, have a mutual repulsive power, but the former acts on the latter in the opposite sense; the necessary consequence is that, when those negative and positive groups are distributed in the molecule, its volume will be smaller than if the negative elements are heaped together.
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  • For example, sulphur is stable in the rhombic form till 95.4°, from then upwards it tends to change over into the prismatic form.
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  • Immigration is on a small scale (1024 in 1908), but tends to increase; it is encouraged by the government, which seeks to divert to Paraguay some portion of the Italian labour immigrant into Brazil and Argentina.
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  • Diamond possesses a brilliant " adamantine " lustre, but this tends to be greasy on the surface of the natural stones and gives FIG.
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  • Where the line of elevated land runs east and west, as in Asia, the desert belt tends to be displaced into higher latitudes, and where the line runs north and south, as in Africa, America and Australia, the desert zone is cut through on the windward side of the elevation and the arid conditions intensified on the lee side.
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  • More commonly the term is applied to the doctrine that the universe as a whole has been planned on a definite design, or at least that it tends towards some end.
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  • Similarly if A is hotter than B, or if there is a gradient of temperature between adjacent layers, the diffusion of molecules from A to B tends to equalize the temperatures, or to conduct heat through the gas at a rate proportional to the temperature gradient, and depending also on the rate of interchange of molecules in the same way as the viscosity effect.
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  • But the evidence tends to show that at first at least they had no wish for this honor, and would have preferred their ruler to devote himself entirely to his own people.
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  • The farming population in the older parts of the province tends to decline in numbers, owing to emigration, partly to the towns, but especially to the newer lands of Manitoba and the west.
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  • His original verse tends chiefly to show that with all his sarcastic and cynical wit his genius had also its tender, serious and sentimental side.
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  • On the right is the palace of Charles V., a cold-looking but majestic Renaissance building, out of harmony with its surroundings, which it tends somewhat to dwarf by its superior size.
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  • All the new evidence tends to show that the struggle was being decided rather against than for the Brahmins.
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  • Benzoic acid is also excreted by the bronchi and tends to disinfect and stimulate the bronchial mucous membrane.
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  • Be this as it may, the identification of a North American type of camel from the Tertiary strata of eastern Europe forms another connecting link between the extinct faunas of the northern half of the Old World and North America, and thus tends to show that the claim of America to be the exclusive birthplace of many Old World types may have to be reconsidered.
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  • Good schools are numerous, and the return of emigrants and their children who have been educated in the United States, tends to raise the standard of civilization.
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  • 4 The result as a whole tends to show that the " canonical " history belongs to the last literary vicissitudes, and that similar influences (which have not affected every book in the same manner) have been at work throughout.
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  • In A pis the workers differ structurally from the queen, who neither builds cells, gathers food, nor tends brood, and is therefore without the special organs adapted FIG.
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  • As this amount seems to be markedly less than that which would be expected from the cause in question, it is probable that some other cause tends to accelerate the earth's rotation and so to shorten the day.
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  • The Arab, transported to a soil which does not always suit him, so far from thriving, tends to disappear, whereas the Berber becomes more and more aggressive, and yearly increases in numbers.
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  • This is an old distinction, which now tends to become obsolete; but broadly speaking a larger measure of discretion is allowed in the nonregulation provinces, and the district officer may be a military officer, while in the regulation provinces he must be a member of the Indian civil service.
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  • The driving circle is also much too small, so that a very slight mechanical freedom of the screw in the teeth involves a large angular freedom of the telescope in right ascension, while its position at the lower end of a too weak polar axis tends to create instability from torsion of that axis.
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  • In the first place, it tends to take up an intermediate position between the extremes of Kant and Hegel.
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  • No distinction is more vital in the logic of inference in general and of scientific inference in particular; and yet none has been so little understood, because, though analysis is the more usual order of discovery, synthesis is that of instruction, and therefore, by becoming more familiar, tends to replace and obscure the previous analysis.
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  • Since Mill's time, however, the logic of induction tends to revert towards syllogisms more like that of Aristotle.
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  • The maturity of its philosophic outlook tends to give it a place relatively advanced in the Platonic canon.
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  • If alleged Psycho- P g Logy.ic a priori constituents of knowledge - such rubrics as substance, property, relation - come to be explained psychologically, the formal logic that has perforce to ignore all that belongs to psychology is confined within too narrow a range to be able to maintain its place as an independent discipline, and tends to be merged in psychology.
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  • In Lotze's pure logic it is the Herbartian element that tends to be disconcerting.
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  • When the medical attendant declares the case hopeless a priest advances to the bed of the dying man, repeats sundry texts of the Zend-Avesta, the substance of which tends to afford him consolation, and breathes a prayer for the forgiveness of his sins.
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  • The number of Europeans and their pure-blooded descendants is about 1200, and tends to increase.
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  • In English, moreover, the vowel sounds tend to become diphthongs, so that the symbol for the simple sound tends to become the symbol for that combination which we call a diphthong.
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  • On the other hand, when o1 is great q tends to the value Qfo~a, the same as if the potential energy were ignored.
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  • Stepped and helical teeth have the desired effect of increasing the smoothness of motion, but they require more difficult and expensive workmanship than common teeth; and helical teeth are, besides, open to the objection that they exert a laterally oblique pressure, which tends to increase resistance, and unduly strain the machinery.
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  • A belt tends to move towards that part of a pulley whose radius is greatest; pulleys for belts, therefore, are slightly swelled in the middle, in order that the belt may remain on the pulley, unless forcibly shifted.
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  • To obviate the unsteadiness of motion which this tends to cause, the shafts are provided with a second set of cranks at right angles to the first, connected by means of a similar coupling-rod, so that one set of cranks pass their dead points at the instant when the other set are farthest from theirs.
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  • A couple is said to be right or left handed with reference to the observer, according to the direction in which it tends to turn the body, and is a driving couple or a resisting couple according as its tendency is with or against that of the actual rotation.
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  • Let Ti be the tension of the free part of the band at that side towards which it tends to draw the pulley, or from which the pulley tends to draw it; 1, the tension of the free part at the other side; T the tension of the band at any intermediate point of its arc of contact with the pulley; 0 the ratio of the length of that arc to the radius of the pulley; do the ratio of an indefinitely small element of that arc to the radius; F=TiT2 the total friction between the band and the pulley; dF the elementary portion of that friction due to the elementary arc do; f the coefficient of friction between the materials of the band and pulley.
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  • The use of that dialect (instead of Aeolic) by the Boeotian poet Hesiod, in a kind of poetry which was not of the Homeric type, tends to the conclusion that the literary ascendancy of the epic dialect was anterior to the Iliad and Odyssey, and independent of the influence exercised by these poems.
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  • Herbert Spencer, again, before the decline in question set in, put forward the hypothesis that "the ability to maintain individual life and the ability to multiply vary inversely"; in other words, the strain upon the nervous system involved in the struggle for life under the conditions of modern civilization, by reacting on the reproductive powers, tends towards comparative sterility.
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  • Then, again, the possibility of legitimization by subsequent marriage tends to raise the rate.
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  • Thus, all other considerations being set aside, mortality tends to vary inversely with the proportion of the population at the healthy period 5 to 25.
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  • A birthrate continuously in excess of the death-rate tends to lower the latter through the supply it affords of people annually reaching the more healthy ages.
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  • Much of the characteristic flavour of Madeira is due to this practice, which hastens the mellowing of the wine and also tends to check secondary fermentation inasmuch as it is, in effect, a mild kind of pasteurization.
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  • Modern inquiry, however, tends towards the conclusion that it was under the stress of the Peloponnesian War that this impost was intro duced (428 B.C.).
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  • If, however, this activity originates at certain centres, it tends to spread therefrom in all directions.
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  • On the whole, however, savage society tends to regard it as something acquired, the product of acts and abstinences having a traditional character for imparting magicoreligious virtue.
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  • However, as the students of mob-psychology have shown, every crowd tends to have its meneur, its mob-leader, the man who sets the cheering or starts the running-away.
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  • Indeed, as the history of the higher religions shows, religion tends in the end to break away from secular government with its aristocratic traditions, and to revert to the more democratic spirit of the primitive age, having by now obtained a clearer consciousness of its purpose, yet nevertheless clinging to the inveterate forms of human ritual as still adequate to symbolize the consecration of life - the quickening of the will to face life earnestly.
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  • 3 As the social order acquires more definiteness and stability, the control of life by the gods tends to become more clearly moralized.
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  • And this is fulfilled when he obeys the commands of law and the true order; when he tends his cattle and fields, in contrast with the lawless and predatory nomad (Dahae); when he wars on all harmful and evil creatures, and on the devilworshippers; when he keeps free from pollution the pure creations of Ahuramazdauire foremost, but also earth and water; and, above all, when he practises the Good and True in thought, word and work.
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  • The psalms have already been dealt with, but it may be noted again how the multiplication of saints' festivals, with practically the same special psalms, tends in practice to constant repetition of about one-third of the Psalter, and correspondingly rare recital of the remaining two-thirds, whereas the Proprium de Tempore, could it be adhered to, would provide equal opportunities for every psalm.
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  • For on the one hand knowledge of the fact that nitrite of amyl lessens blood pressure has led to the successful employment of other nitrites and bodies having a similar action, and on the other the knowledge that increased blood pressure tends to cause anginal pain leads to the prohibition of any strain, any food, any exposure to cold, and also of any medicines which would unduly raise the blood pressure.
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  • The thyroid gland, which is situated in front of the neck, yields a secretion which passes into the blood and there tends to maintain a state of moderate dilatation in the blood-vessels and of oxidization in the tissues, so that the circulation remains good and the body-heat and muscular activity remain well maintained.
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  • They pass more readily through mucous membranes, but almost every one of these is provided not only with a coating of mucus, which obstructs their passage, but with some reflex mechanism which tends to remove them.
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  • The irritation of the conjunctiva caused by dust leads to winking of the eyelids, lachrymation and rubbing, which tend to remove it; but after the dust has been removed violent rubbing tends rather to keep up the irritation; and sometimes, if the particle of dust remains under the eyelid and is sharp and angular, the process of rubbing may cause it to injure the conjunctiva much more than if it were left alone.
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  • In the same way itching is often caused by the presence of insects or other irritants upon the skin, and it tends reflexly to cause rubbing, which is useful by removing the irritant.
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  • But when the irritation is situated in the skin itself, as in eczema, the scratching tends to increase inflammation, and makes the irritation worse.
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  • In the same way, the reflex act of coughing is useful in removing either foreign bodies or excessive secretion from the air passages; but when the mucous membrane of the respiratory tract is irritated and inflamed, it produces a feeling of tickling and a desire to cough sometimes very violently; yet the coughing simply tends to exhaust the patient, because there is really little or nothing to bring up. The same is the case in inflammation of the lung substance itself.
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  • Amongst those are to be classed small doses of aconite and colchicum; the former especially tends to lessen the process of inflammation generally, when it is not too severe.
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  • Irritation of sensory nerves tends to cause contraction of the vessels, and to raise the blood pressure, and where pain is ffi, present opium or morphine is the most efficient sedative.
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  • When this continues for a length of time it tends by itself to cause deterioration of the blood-vessels and leads to death either by cerebral apoplexy or by cardiac failure.
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  • In health most of the nitrogenous waste in the body is eliminated as urea, but in gout uric acid is either formed in too great quantity or too little is eliminated, so that it tends to be deposited as urate of soda in the joints and other tissues.
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  • Rest in bed should be insisted upon for a longer time than appears actually required, because acute rheumatism tends to bring on cardiac changes, and is more likely to do this when the heart is excited than when the patient is kept at rest.
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  • The daily use of potash, and especially nitrate of potash, tends to reduce the tension and increase the patient's safety, but if pushed too far may sometimes render him very weak and depressed.
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  • In very bad cases of heart disease, where the patient is unable to go about, the best plan of treatment usually is to make him stay absolutely quiet in bed and have massage, which aids the circulation, tends to remove waste, and increases the appetite.
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  • This discovery, which gained him the Copley medal of the Royal Society in 1825, was followed by another, that a rotating plate of copper tends to communicate its motion to a magnetic needle suspended over it ("magnetism of rotation").
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  • Finally, that principle in man which reflects upon actions and the springs of actions, unmistakably sets the stamp of its approbation upon conduct that tends towards the general good.
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  • A cold north-west wind, with frosty nights and sunny days in alternation, tends to incite the flow, which is more abundant during the day than the night.
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  • It thus tends to the maintenance of peace and order on the southern frontier to a degree that does not exist in the north.
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  • This film, however, tends to contract on itself, and the loose strip of metal BB will, if it is let go, be drawn up towards AA, provided it is sufficiently light and smooth.
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  • If, however, it were negative, the displacement of the liquids which tends to enlarge the surface of contact would be aided by the molecular forces, so that the liquids, if not kept separate by gravity, would at length become thoroughly mixed.
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  • If the denser body be solid we can often demonstrate this; for the liquid tends to spread itself over the surface of the solid, so as to increase the area of the surface of contact, even although in so doing it is obliged to increase the free surface in opposition to the surface-tension.
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  • According to theory, there would be no well-defined lower limit; on the other side, the external vibration cannot be efficient if it tends to produce divisions whose length is less than the circumference of the jet.
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  • Extremely local contacts of the liquids, while opposed by capillary tension which tends to keep the surfaces flat, are thus favoured by the electrical forces, which moreover at the small distances in question act with exaggerated power.
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  • This is chiefly to be regarded as an adaptation to surroundings, though the fact that the less virulent members of the bacterial species will be liable to be killed off also plays a part.;,Conversely, the virulence tends to diminish on cultivation on artificial media outside the body, especially in circumstances little favourable to growth.
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  • The prominence thus given to the moral aspects of the history tends to obscure in some degree the true relations and real importance of the events narrated, but it does so in Livy to a far less extent than in some other writers.
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  • The silver in this case is obtained as a yellowish grey heavy powder, which is easily washed by decantation; but it' tends to retain unreduced chloride, which can be removed only by fusion with carbonate of soda.
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  • On the other hand, every deliberate action based on an avowedly altruistic principle necessarily has a reference to the agent; if it is right that A should do a certain action for the benefit of B, then it tends to the moral self-realization of A that he should do it.
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  • - Squilla mantis bases tends to show that the primitive (Stomatopoda), showing the type of appendage was more complex last four thoracic (leg-bearthan the simple biramous limb, and ing) somites free from the some authorities have regarded the carapace.
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  • The fact that in certain rare cases among insects a leg may apparently be replaced by a wing tends to show that under exceptional conditions similar forms may be assumed by non-homologous parts.
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  • These creatures, however varied in form and structure, all fly according to one and the same principle; and this is a significant fact, as it tends to show that the air must be attacked in a particular way to ensure flight.
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  • A bird when flying is a body in motion; but a body in motion tends to fall not vertically downwards, but downwards and forwards.
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  • It is not possible to determine with exactitude the precise function discharged by each part of the wing, but experiment tends to show that the tip of the wing elevates, the posterior margin propels, and the root sustains.
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  • The weight of opinion now tends to deny that any part of this much-discussed document save the last sentence bears the marks of an infallible utterance.
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  • It has frequently tended, however, and still tends, to be used as specially convertible with the narrower term "metaphysics."
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  • The truth is that the habit of thinking exclusively from the standpoint of the theory of knowledge tends to beget an undue subjectivity of temper.
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  • If of large amount and very numerous, they hamper trade, as all taxation tends to do, but that is no reason for condemning them specially when the choice lies between them and other forms of taxation.
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  • The conclusion that with good taxes long established the burden of taxation tends to become equal over the whole community was certainly not ill founded in the circumstances of former times, and may be accepted as true even in the present day.
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  • A rain-cloud raised vertically upwards expands, cools and tends to precipitate; but in the actual passage of rain-clouds over the surface of the earth other influences are at work.
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  • The spirit of association; however, tends more and more to prevail over its opponent, extending from the family to the city, from the city to the nation, and from the nation to the federation.
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  • This self-guiding property may be explained by the tendency which a flat band has, when running upon a conical pulley in a direction normal to its axis, to describe a spiral path as it wraps on to the surface because of the lateral stiffness of the material; the advancing side therefore tends to rise towards the highest part of the cone.
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  • If two cones are placed back to back the belt tends to rise to the ridge and stay there.
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  • The European operations in China consequent on the "Boxer" rising showed how distance from European criticism tends to loosen that restraint.
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  • Thyng, who has carefully reviewed all the other theories, the balance of evidence tends to show that the quadrate has been taken up into the inner ear, where it is represented among the auditory ossicles by the incus.
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  • In all the groups which are at present arboreal, the palaeontological evidence goes to show that their ancestors were likewise so; while since, in the case of modern terrestrial forms, the structure of the wrist and ankle joints tends to approximate to the arboreal type, as we recede in time, the available evidence, so far as it goes, is in favour of Dr Matthew's contention.
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  • If the first method be adopted, the trouble which presents itself is that the tar contains a high percentage of pitch, which tends rapidly to choke and clog up all the pipes.
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  • This "passivity" may be brought about by immersion in other solutions, especially by those containing such oxidizing anions as NO' 3, C10' 3, less strongly by the anions SO" 4, CN', CNS', C2H30'2, OH', while Cl', Br' practically inhibit passivity; H' is the only cation which has any effect, and this tends to exclude passivity.
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  • The ommataeum, as already stated, tends to segregate into retinulae which correspond potentially each to an ommatidium of the compound eye.
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  • The usage of the term "Lake District," however, tends to limit the name of Furness in common thought to the district south of the Lakes, where several of the place-names are suffixed with that of the district, as Barrow-inFurness, Dalton-in-Furness, Broughton-in-Furness.
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  • The drug is excreted partly by the bronchi - which it tends to disinfect - and partly in the urine, which it causes to smell of violets.
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  • We may notice, in the first place, that the conception of morality as a code which, if not in itself arbitrary, is yet to be accepted by men with unquestioning submission, tends naturally to bring into prominence the virtue of obedience to authority; just as the philosophic view of goodness as the realization of reason gives a special value to self-determination and independence (as we see more clearly in the post-Aristotelian schools where ethics is distinctly separated from politics).
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  • " An action," he says, " is materially good when in fact it tends to the interest of the system, so far as we can judge of its tendency, or to the good of some part consistent with that of the system, whatever were the affections of the agent.
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  • He shows elaborately how the pleasures and pains of " imagination, ambition, self-interest, sympathy, theopathy, and the moral sense " are developed out of the elementary pleasures and pains of sensation; by the coalescence into really complex but apparently single ideas of the " miniatures " or faint feelings which the repetition of sensations contemporaneously or in immediate succession tends to produce in cohering groups.
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  • Progress is illusory; there is no satisfactory goal to which moral development inevitably tends; religion in which some take refuge when distressed by the inexplicable contradictions of moral conduct itself " contains and rests upon an element of make believe " (p. 489).
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  • The difference between the positive and negative figures seems to depend on the presence of the air; for the difference tends to disappear when the experiment is conducted in vacuo.
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  • One characteristic of astronomy which tends to make its progress slow and continuous arises out of the general fact that, except in the case of motions to or from us, which can be determined by a single observation with the spectroscope, the motion of a heavenly body can be determined only by comparing its position at two different epochs.
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  • When the latter is between its primary and the sun, the attraction of the latter tends to draw the satellite away from the primary.
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  • When the satellite is in the opposite direction from the sun, the same action tends to draw the primary away from the satellite.
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  • When the satellite is in quadrature the convergence of the lines of attraction toward the centre of the sun tends to bring the two bodies together.
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  • The development of higher education, without a corresponding advance of technical education, has created an intellectual class, comprising many men of letters, and several painters, musicians and sculptors, though none of great eminence; it also tends to produce many aspirants to official or professional careers, who find employment difficult to obtain.
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  • The All-Father belief is most potent among the lowest races, and always tends to become obsolete under the competition of serviceable ancestral spirits, or gods made in the image of such spirits, who can be bribed by sacrifices or induced by prayers to help man in his various needs.
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  • The wide heated plains of the Sahara, and in a lesser degree the corresponding zone of the Kalahari in the south, have an exceedingly scanty rainfall, the winds which blow over them from the ocean losing part of their moisture as they pass over the outer highlands, and becoming constantly drier owing to the heating effects of the burning soil of the interior; while the scarcity of mountain ranges in the more central parts likewise tends to prevent condensation.
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  • His system is in the main a codification of Aristotle modified by fundamental views of Neo-Platonist origin, and it tends to be a compromise with theology.
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  • The water so formed tends to escape, thus relieving the pressure for an instant, refreezing and returning to the original temperature.
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  • More important is the law according to which a presentation freed from inhibition and rising anew into consciousness tends to raise the other presentations with which it is combined.
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  • It is assumed that a flow of heat Q, due to conduction, tends to carry with it a proportional electric current C = aQ.
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  • Latin ua tends to become a (car, q u a r e).
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  • The horse becomes low in condition and moves about quietly, and the frost tends to brace up the limbs.
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  • The number of legs tends to be variable whenever it exceeds 19 praegenital pairs; when the number is less than that it is usually, though not always, constant.
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  • Mill's principle, though sound in the abstract, has, except in a few cases, little practical value in determining the admissibility of hypotheses, and in practice any rule which tends to discourage hypothesis is in general undesirable.
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  • On the other hand, a study of the plant-life of past ages tends to the conviction that too much stress may be laid on the imperfection of the geological record as a factor in the interpretation of palaeontological data.
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  • The introduction into practical use of many medicines, such as paraldehyde, phenazone and strophanthus, has followed the study of their actions on animals, and this tends to be more and more the case.
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  • Hence all natural research tends towards the form of a system of ends, and in its highest development would be a physico-theology.
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  • "He tends to destroy the natural balance of everything when he's free," Death said with some annoyance.
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  • She tends to be abrupt with people who interfere.
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  • The resistance is acquired in childhood or early adult life, and tends to decline in later life.
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  • Feeding soft, textured foods tends to reduce mechanical abrasion especially in the buccal surface of the caudal cheek teeth.
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  • Sycamore and gray alder are a nuisance because they seed prolifically, while the gray alder also tends to produce suckers.
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  • She also tends to curve to the right and has patchy alopecia.
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  • The preparation may occasionally cause pruritus ani; dividing the dose tends to reduce this complication.
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  • They notice that he tends to just blurt out whatever comes into his head.
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  • In practice child brokering tends to happen regardless of official policies.
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  • Meat with large diameter collagen fibers tends to be tougher than meat with thinner collagen fibers tends to be tougher than meat with thinner collagen fibers.
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  • The balance of evidence from the study tends to support a need for a greater commonality between the coding schemes used in different systems.
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  • The voluntary and community sector tends to work with the community sector tends to work with the community at the grass roots.
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  • Greater ionizing radiation from the Sun during those times also tends to produce more nuclei in the atmosphere for cloud condensation.
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  • It is probably also counterproductive in economic terms, in that it tends to produce a less capable workforce.
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  • We find the flywheel is too heavy for SX and Li type crankshafts as the taper is thin and tends to shear or spin.
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  • If a child has had croup before, it tends to recur when they have a cold.
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  • Both develop in cells that produce thyroid hormones, but papillary cancer tends to grow slowly and is usually curable.
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  • The rare stag beetle is reliant upon standing deadwood, this tends to rot from the inside to the outside.
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  • In addition, his work is more idiosyncratic than MEZ's, whose content, once decoded, tends not to be especially esoteric.
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  • Not having enough money also tends to make anyone depressed.
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  • These conclusions are relatively independent of the fragmentation scheme, but the color dipole model tends to give a better description of the data.
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  • Duodenal switch is a modification of the biliopancreatic diversion, which tends to achieve less postoperative diarrhea.
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  • This tends to a definiteness which may seem dogmatic, but this is not intentional.
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  • What tends to make me pessimistic is the ignorance of the people I rub elbows with on a day to day basis.
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  • An ideal feminine smile tends to have more definite round embrasures.
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  • But as soon as one artistic vision has dominance, the role of the large group as an improvising ensemble tends to become blurred.
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  • But posing the issue in such a general way also tends to obscure crucial differences between historical eugenics and modern genetics.
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  • The tenor of the letters, I feel, tends toward right-wing extremism.
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  • Meat with large diameter collagen fibers tends to be tougher than meat with thinner collagen fibers.
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  • It is hesitant, easily frightened, timid, tends to avoid certain persons or things.
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  • The Naivasha race tends to show pale tipped feathers on their heads which this gives them a somewhat frosty effect.
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  • A gull, soaring over the deserted funfair wintry sun CRITICAL REFLECTION The last image tends to dominate emotionally, doesn't it?
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  • It also tends to be either too fast thus slightly garbled or too slow especially for expert users.
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  • There's a broken-hearted woman tends the grave of Mad Carew.
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  • Social decay in Scotland tends instead to be concentrated in the white, mono-cultural, predominantly working-class ghettos of the peripheral housing estates.
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  • The tracing shows that the arched hypocotyl tends at this early [page 14] age to circumnutate irregularly.
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  • On the whole, Matthew tends to blacken Judas even more than Mark already did: Judas becomes a greedy, insolent hypocrite 46.
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  • Perhaps tends to be a little impetuous, but experience will cure this.
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  • During the dry winter months when it is cold outside and warm inside, wood tends to shrink.
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  • During hot damp summers when it is warm outside and cooler inside, wood tends to expand.
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  • Where you have isomers, the more branched the chain, the lower the boiling point tends to be.
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  • Worship in meetings flows freely, and praise tends to be rather jubilant!
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  • This is an area of cone karst, the type of limestone topography that tends to contain deep caves.
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  • For example:- Slouching for prolonged periods (see picture above) tends to encourage a round shouldered posture (exaggerated thoracic kyphosis ).
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  • It is advisable to wear rubber gloves as the liquid is extremely malodorous and tends to linger!
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  • It tends to go down rather unfavorably with my 11 month old Neapolitan mastiff!
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  • The concept of gatekeeping tends to be related to rather mechanistic models of communication processes.
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  • In my opinion it tends to lean more toward supercross than motocross, but it's still mega fun to ride... .
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  • The grazer tends to get quickly re-infected with the dominant standard meme for the given territory.
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  • The traffic tends to come from seedy places like domain names that have lapsed in payment or commonly misspelled domain entries.
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  • Disruptions in adult readers ' eye movements indicate that the visual system tends to catch the slightest misspelling.
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  • The cosmic mudra tends to turn your attention inward.
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  • Nerium oleander, so familiar to holidaymakers, was still flowering strongly as it tends to for nine months of the year.
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  • On the other hand I've felt that live it tends to drag, possibly because I'm anticipating the brass band oompah part.
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  • But the value of information to democracy tends to get overblown.
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  • The Vatican tends to resist such overtures, on the basis that a subsequent explanation in medical terms could destroy all notion of miracles.
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  • Water tends to move along the easiest route available which, in the brain, is along the major nerve pathways.
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  • Also, one tends to perceive an IM conversation as ephemeral and email as relatively permanent (thus the CYA email tradition ).
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  • In contrast to the alkaline phosphatase, the GGT tends not to be elevated in diseases of bone, placenta, or intestine.
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  • It tends to argue the pros and cons of schemes that have for long been agreed to be desirable - LRT.
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  • Prostate cancer prostate cancer Prostate cancer tends to grow slowly and does not spread for many years or even decades.
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  • The graph tends toward a maximum amount possible when all the solid reactant is used up and the graph becomes horizontal.
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  • Attempting to probe too deeply into Deuteronomic redaction is complex and tends to raise more problems that it solves.
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  • Silicon, with lower resistivity, also tends to operate at lower frequencies, in the ' Slow wave ' mode.
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  • Unlike morphea, linear scleroderma tends to involve layers of tissue below the skin.
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  • Society tends to emphasize success, materialism, consumerism, is becoming thoroughly secular.
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  • But feeling without will or thought is impotent and tends to degenerate into mere self-indulgence.
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  • The impact of german shellfire in the action here tends to be understated, in my view.
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  • A burst of pure oxygen is very relaxing - which tends to make you a little sleepy.
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  • Phenol tends to burn in air with an extremely smoky flame - full of carbon particles.
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  • Don't apply cream between your toes, tho, as it tends to make the skin there soggy.
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  • For unknown reasons hemifacial spasm tends to affect the left side of the face more often than the right.
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  • The presence of carbon dioxide tends to raise the lower limit since it has a higher specific heat than nitrogen.
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  • At high speed, the rushing air tends to create a partial vacuum inside the tube.
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  • However, to avoid writer starvation, the Solaris threads package tends to favor writers over readers.
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  • The smaller first fall, tends to have a nasty stopper.
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  • Bone marrow suppression: This only tends to occur with higher doses.
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  • Sadly, too much of anything, no matter how unique, tends to get a little tiresome.
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  • It tends to be more marked with sudden and sustained traction compared to slow, gentle, progressive traction.
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  • Latent heat is released in clouds, at higher levels, and tends to warm the middle troposphere.
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  • The many benefits of volunteering often go unsung - the good you do for others tends to eclipse the good it does for you.
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  • The plasma urate level normally tends to be higher in men than women.
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  • The sand tends to accumulate in mounds as it becomes colonized by vegetation, and a successional sequence of different plant communities is found.
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  • Tourism tends to be upmarket here too so pack a fat wallet if you plan to eat or drink here.
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  • The damage of Saturn's illnesses tends toward a progressive wasting of tissue.
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  • Even where they do, meat tends to be consumed by people who are relatively wealthy and already well-fed.
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  • In an inefficient organization, everybody tends to throw wet blankets everywhere.
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  • But its population (about 60,000 in 1850) tends to decrease.
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  • On mountain summits q tends to be large, i.e.
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  • In the former he developed a valuable method for the investigation of aerial waves within pipes, based on the fact that a finely divided powder - lycopodium, for example - when dusted over the interior of a tube in which is established a vibrating column of air, tends to collect in heaps at the nodes, the distance between which can thus be ascertained.
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  • One by one they refuse to render any reasonable account of themselves; each seems a mere chance, and the whole tends to elude us like a mirage which some malignant power creates for our illusion.
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  • The ratio of voters to qualified electors tends to increase; it is highest in Campania, Basilicata and in the south generally; the lowest percentages are given by Einilia and Liguria.
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  • It is quite conceivable that every species tends to produce varieties of a limited number and kind, and that the effect of natural selection is to favour the development of some of these, while it opposes the development of others along their predetermined lines of modification.
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  • It is plain that we have moved far from the connotation and denotation of the word species at the time when Darwin began to discuss the origin of species, and that the movement, on the one hand, tends to simplify the problem philosophically, and, on the other, to make it difficult for the amateur theorist.
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  • For the more "advanced" Churches, Lenten practice tends to conform to that of the pre-Reformation Church.
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  • (See Hilgenfeld p. 205, note 337.) The most recent opinion tends to decide against the Philosophumena; for, in its composition, Hippolytus appears to have used as his principal source the compendium of a Gnostic author who has introduced into most of the systems treated by him, in addition to the employment of older sources, his own opinions or those of his sect.
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  • 199,371 In the United States railway mileage now tends to increase at the rate of slightly over 5000 miles a year, which is about 2 ° o on the present main line mileage.
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  • As the vehicle sweeps round the curve the centre of gravity tends to be thrown outwards,.
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  • About iroo the conical mitre begins to give place to a round one; a band of embroidery is next set over the top from back to front, which tends to bulge up the soft material on either side; and these bulges develop into points or horns.
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  • Clothing, moreover - and this is true also of the present day - almost always tends to accentuate rather than to conceal the difference between the sexes.
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  • The gland evidently excretes, or at any rate gets rid of, a certain waste product of a proteid nature, which otherwise tends to accumulate in the tissues and to excite certain nervous and tissue phenomena.
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  • Here we enter upon one of the most interesting chapters of disorders and modes of disorder of this and of other systems. It has come out more and more clearly of late years that poisons do not betray even an approximately indifferent affinity for all tissues, which indeed a little reflection would tell us to be a priori improbable, but that each tends to fix itself to this cell group or to that, picking out parts for which they severally have affinities.
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  • The salts of bismuth are feebly antiseptic. Taken internally the subnitrate, coming into contact with water, tends to decompose, gradually liberating nitric acid, one of the most powerful antiseptics.
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  • Aquickvariation, or a periodic variation of the magnitude of the force or torque transmitted through the springs, tends to set up oscillations, and this tendency increases FIG.
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  • The method which Fichte first adopted for stating these axioms is not calculated to throw full light upon them, and tends to exaggerate the apparent airiness and unsubstantiality of his deduction.
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  • Thus, subject to a probability of error which is infinitesimal in the limit, we may state as general laws that A system starting from an abnormal state tends to assume the normal state; while A system starting from the normal state will remain in the normal state.
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  • In the domain of religion, Ultramontanism tends to foster popular superstitions and to emphasize outward forms as the essence of religious life, for it can only maintain its dominion so long as the common people remain at a low spiritual level.
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  • The axis of an elongated shot would move parallel to itself only if fired in a vacuum; but in air the couple due to a sidelong motion tends to place the axis at right angles to the tangent of the trajectory, and acting on a rotating body causes the axis to precess about the tangent.
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  • We may infer therefore that as early as 1594 Napier had communicated to some one, probably John Craig, his hope of being able to effect a simplification in the processes of arithmetic. Everything tends to show that the invention of logarithms 2 See Mark Napier's Memoirs of John Napier of Merchiston (1834), p. 362.
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  • In illustration of this tendency, he pointed out that mind tends to assimilate a new impression to a previous content, and by generalization to bring as many impressions under as few general conceptions as possible, and succeeds so far as it generalizes from pure experience of the given.
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  • Spencer widens the empirical theory of the origin of knowledge by his brilliant hypothesis of inherited organized tendencies, which has influenced all later psychology and epistemology, and tends to a kind of compromise between Hume and Kant.
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  • As the temperature sinks still farther, pro-eutectoid cementite (see § 22) forms progressively in the austenite both primary and eutectic, and this pro-eutectoid cementite as it comes into existence tends to assemble in the form of a network enveloping the kernels or grains of the austenite from which it springs.
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  • For example, sulphur is stable in the rhombic form till 95.4°, from then upwards it tends to change over into the prismatic form.
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  • "population has a tendency to increase faster than food," a sentence in which both are treated as if they were spontaneous growths, and which, on account of the ambiguity of the word "tendency," is admittedly consistent with the fact asserted by Senior, that food tends to increase faster than population.
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  • In 1837 with one other representative from°Sangamon county, named Dan Stone, he protested against a series of resolutions, adopted by the Illinois General Assembly, expressing disapproval of the formation of abolition societies and asserting, among other things, that "the right of property in slaves is sacred to the slave holding states under the Federal Constitution"; and Lincoln and Stone put out a paper in which they expressed their belief "that the institution of slavery is founded on both injustice and bad policy, but that the promulgation of abolition doctrines tends rather to increase than abate its evils," "that the Congress of the United States has no power under the Constitution to interfere with the institution of slavery in the different states," "that the Congress of the United States has the power, under the Constitution, to abolish slavery in the District of Columbia, but that the power ought not to be exercised unless at the request of the people of the District."
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  • When the frame of this arrangement is rapidly displaced through a small horizontal range to the right and left of the direction in which the rod points, the weight b by its inertia tends to remain at rest, and the motion of the frame, which is that of the earth, is magnified in the ration op to bp. This apparatus, of which there are many types, was first introduced into seismometry by Professor Ewing.
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  • A curious effect of parasitism, well illustrated in crabs, though not confined to them, has been expounded by Professor Giard, namely, that it tends to obliterate the secondary sexual characters.
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  • Leidenfrost (De aquae communis nonnullis qualitatibus tractatus, Duisburg) showed that a soap-bubble tends to contract, so that if the tube with which it was blown is left open the bubble will diminish in size and will expel through the tube the air which it contains.
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  • It is incorrect to say the wing strikes vertically downwards, for, as already explained, the body of a flying bird is a body in motion; but as a body in motion tends to fall downwards and forwards, the wing must strike downwards and forwards in order effectually to prevent its fall.
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  • This being established, the main aim of Shaftesbury's argument is to prove that the same balance of private and social affections, which tends naturally to public good, is also conducive to the happiness of the individual in whom it exists.
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  • In other cases his statement of utilitarian considerations is fragmentary and unmethodical, and tends to degenerate into loose exhortation on rather trite topics.
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  • Streptococcus tends to manifest itself with skin erosions and pustular lesions.
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  • Sadly, the cost of paper, unlike RAM chips, tends to always be rising rather than falling.
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  • The rear part of the body tends to be squared off, rather more rectangular in cross-section.
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  • The University tends to only reimburse expenditure which is also eligible for tax exemption.
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  • Snapshot replication tends to be used with smallish data sets that are relatively static.
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  • It tends to over rev in top gear which would limit its top speed.
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  • This is also the very group which tends to glorify and romanticize violence.
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  • Emin tends not to rouse such negative passions elsewhere in Europe or in the United States.
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  • In general, the larger the sample size N, the smaller sampling error tends to be.
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  • The impact of German shellfire in the action here tends to be understated, in my view.
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  • It tends to be friendly and can be very showy in the ring as it is not shy with strangers.
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  • It is a far cry from your average tinned skipjack tuna which tends to have a dry texture and bland taste.
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  • Round about the hour of ten, the French prison official tends to slacken up a bit.
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  • Dot matrix or inkjet printers are not really good enough and the ink from an inkjet tends to smudge fairly easily.
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  • A family pack of soap powder or biscuits tends to cost less per kg than smaller packs.
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  • Do n't apply cream between your toes, tho, as it tends to make the skin there soggy.
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  • Trouble is, with October away an ' the last leaves splattered on the ground, the warm weather tends to vanish.
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  • A neat band of color shows up better than a rough splodge of paint, which tends to camouflage with the surroundings.
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  • Finally, the pain associated with lung problems tends to create a stabbing sensation whenever you cough or take a deep breath.
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  • Quaternary structure tends to be stabilized mainly by weak interactions between residues exposed on surfaces polypeptides within a complex.
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  • The angle subtended at the atom center tends toward linearity for proton and tetrahedrality for the oxygen transfer.
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  • The fact that his mom likes to talk, and tends to answer for him, magnifies his taciturn nature.
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  • This, combined with the tedium of the work, tends to encourage a high turnover of staff.
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  • Tends to forget all advice given once things go wrong.
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  • For a start I wish they would both drive in the crosses rather than float them in which tends to favor the keeper.
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  • In many places it tends to be the most thundery month.
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  • The problem is that the global information culture tends to destroy these dualisms, tends to erase the possibility of a transcendental realm.
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  • Although they never get as speedy and ferocious as the ones you guys have to deal with, continued rainfall tends to trigger landslides.
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  • Warning: the procedure described above tends to trivialize the installation of the Apache web server.
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  • Text design tends to be treated as a separate specialism for which typography skills and qualifications are a prerequisite.
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  • Society tends to take an uncharitable view of these vulnerable youngsters.
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  • Farmed venison tends to be tender; wild venison is often tough.
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  • Also, the end-point of F 1 tends to be lower before a voiced stop than before a voiceless stop.
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  • The damage of Saturn 's illnesses tends toward a progressive wasting of tissue.
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  • Moscow is not Russia, and the sight of well-fed people there tends to hide the real Russia.
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  • Size matters when it comes to network effects and there tends to be only one winner in that type of category.
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  • If your baby tends to spit up, bring an extra top for yourself too.
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  • Breastmilk tends to keep infants satiated for a smaller period of time, so a baby may wake every two or three hours for his next feeding.
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  • Infant feeding tends to be a controversial area even among the experts.
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  • Mom often tends to forget about herself.
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  • The traditional bed tends to be the most affordable option when choosing a transitional bed.
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  • This roast tends to be more popular in the Eastern United States.
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  • Casual dinnerware tends to be more colorful, while fine dinnerware has a more formal design and is often white or a light shade.
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  • Casual dinnerware tends to be less expensive, but there is a lot of price variation within that category.
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  • Riesling is a light white, while Chardonnay tends to be heavier and Sauvignon Blanc falls somewhere in between.
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  • In addition, the catalytic element needed to fire it up tends to degrade over time and will need to be replaced.
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  • This site tends to have great deals, too.
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  • It's great for areas that will be used by individuals in wheelchairs because it's dense and flat, but not so great for those with kids or pets because it tends to snag.
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  • Pyrex tends to be thicker and distribute heat more evenly, something that's just as important in baking as anywhere else.
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  • Bahamas (DM0500): This one tends to be the least expensive model and features tropical colors and a compass-shaped light.
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  • A semi-automatic holds more bullets and fires easily but tends to jam more often than the revolver, which is simpler in nature, holds fewer bullets, and does not jam (as long as it is in good shape).
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  • Retail stores that almost everyone has heard of and that everyone tends to think of when they hear the words "hand tools" aren't always the least expensive.
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  • Bolt action: This one tends to be reliable, doesn't break often because of very few moving parts, easy to maintain, and can have more than one cartridge loaded at one time.
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  • Plastic tends to scratch easily, but in the long run, physically damage like cracks and dents are less likely.
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  • One big benefit is that metal roofing tends to reflect heat from the sun very well, keeping the upper levels of a house of building cooler.
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  • It is recommended for ocean fishing, where the water tends to be blue.
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  • Duck tends to be very fatty, but if you take the skin off, you have very tasty dark meat, and it sautés quickly.
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  • Her brother is twice her size, and he tends to bite her at the base of her ears, upper neck/chest, and most commonly on the back of her neck between her shoulder blades.
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  • The kitchen is usually a good room to use, as it tends to be centrally located in the house.
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  • If you have a shy cat that tends to be reclusive, you will need to do more preparation to ease the transition of sharing life with a new baby.
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  • This breed also tends to be heavier in the body and has shorter legs.
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  • Cat urine tends to seep into the plastic material most boxes are made of.
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  • Unfortunately, cardiomyopathy tends to occur without any warning.
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  • A red apple Martini tends to be sweet and mellow, just like the fruit that inspires the cocktail.
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  • The contemporary definition tends toward a broader definition that includes any type of mixed drink that is mixed with a nonalcoholic mixer and contains more than one type of spirit.
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  • If your delivered mail tends to sit for several hours before you can get it, think about changing some of your accounts to automatic payment plans you can manage online.
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  • I guess it would be very easy to understand how the influence of Greek values tends to diminish with every generation in America.
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  • Foam - A little stiff but tends to hold its shape.
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  • Foam is inexpensive and tends to last a long time.
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  • Formica furniture tends to crack and chip when exposed to the elements.
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  • Baker prides itself on making furniture of the utmost quality with the best materials and as a result it tends to be somewhat expensive.
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  • Such as, when the cloud blocks the sun, wind tends to pick up.
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  • Green building tends to be expensive, although it doesn't have to be.
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  • While the standard modern diet tends to be rich in sodium, many people do not take in enough potassium to create a balance.
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  • If your oven tends to heat quickly, you may need to remove it earlier.
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  • A person who tends to get panic attacks in crowds, for example, may avoid concerts, movies, and even church or school functions to keep well away from crowds.
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  • This information is rather selective and tends to leave out the fact that the Mapuche are also known to eat little meat and that their diet also includes other wild fruit as well as cultivated crops like potatoes and pumpkins.
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  • My house tends towards French country decor.
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  • Ethan Allen in particular tends to feature a great deal of Victorian inspired furniture, and you can turn to antique sales to find original pieces.
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  • In terms of colors and materials, ancient Egyptian inspired design tends to be very bold and colorful, with gold, marble, ivory and many varieties of wood being the common material bases.
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  • Oil also tends to yellow or fade faster than latex.
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  • This is often particularly a problem with living room furniture, which tends to be oversized.
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  • Minimalist decor also tends to emphasize high design pieces, which can easily exceed five figures for a single piece.
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