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  • Thanks, but I did all this by myself until you came along.

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  • "No, thanks," Sofia said.

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  • "Thanks," he said, giving Rachel a little hug.

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  • Thanks for the information.

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  • Thanks for sharing it with us.

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  • (Thanks, Mom & Dad!

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  • Thanks, but I can take care of myself.

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  • Thanks, I really appreciate you listening to my tale.

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  • "There's one less bad guy, Howie," I said, "Thanks to you."

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  • Thanks, but I'd rather go alone.

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  • "Kiss me here," and he touched his cheek: "Thanks, thanks!"

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  • Thanks to the insurance, there aren't any.

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  • Thanks to the delay caused by this crossing of the wolf's path, the old dog with its felted hair hanging from its thigh was within five paces of it.

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  • Then I lost a grandson and thanks to a miracle, he was returned to me, unharmed.

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  • After a moment of thanks, they all began their meal.

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  • Not hardly, but thanks anyway.

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  • It seemed to him that it was only today, thanks to that burnt-cork mustache, that he had fully learned to know her.

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  • Natasha's looks, as everyone told her, had improved in the country, and that evening thanks to her agitation she was particularly pretty.

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  • Thanks to the burgeoning of technology and social media, public opinion is the most powerful political force in the world today.

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  • From this short interview with Pfuel, Prince Andrew, thanks to his Austerlitz experiences, was able to form a clear conception of the man.

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  • Thanks. It's been a bit rough lately for both of us.

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  • "Thanks for revealing your strategy," she said in an acid tone.

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  • Boris was thus the first to learn the news that the French army had crossed the Niemen and, thanks to this, was able to show certain important personages that much that was concealed from others was usually known to him, and by this means he rose higher in their estimation.

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  • I thought of leaving a note of thanks to the Psychic Tipster, so kindly confiding to me, albeit vicariously through dear departed Brenda, his or her limitations.

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  • But despite this, thanks to his regiment, Prince Andrew had something to think about entirely apart from general questions.

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  • Thanks, thanks, old fellow....

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  • Thanks, I know we can count on you, Katie, but I think she'll be more comfortable staying at our house.

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  • "Well thanks," he said, and went into a coughing fit.

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  • Thanks, now why don't you get dressed and we'll go out to dinner and a movie or something.

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  • "Thanks," I said, handing him the bill.

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  • "Thanks, boss," Rainy said.

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  • Again, as at the church in Khamovniki, a wave of general curiosity bore all the prisoners forward onto the road, and Pierre, thanks to his stature, saw over the heads of the others what so attracted their curiosity.

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  • Thanks for last night.

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  • Where I've lived for the last two years, thanks to him.

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  • I know what you're up to and thanks for the concern, but I'm fine now.

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  • "Thanks," she said breathlessly, and stepped away from the horse.

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  • Thanks. I appreciate your understanding.

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  • "Thanks," she said, "For everything."

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  • Thanks. It's nice to be alive.

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  • Thanks to Alex, that chore had been turned into a simple twist of a knob.

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  • "No, thanks," I protested, as I sat on the sofa.

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  • Thanks to Natasha's directions the work now went on expeditiously, unnecessary things were left, and the most valuable packed as compactly as possible.

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  • "They say that the rivals are reconciled, thanks to the angina..." and the word angina was repeated with great satisfaction.

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  • And at once, without leaving the church, thanks were rendered to the Creator for His help and for the victory.

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  • Neither he nor she said a word about what "Natasha nursing him" might mean, but thanks to this letter Nicholas suddenly became almost as intimate with the princess as if they were relations.

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  • Thanks to her activity and energy, which infected her fellow travelers, they approached Yaroslavl by the end of the second week.

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  • Thanks to Denisov the conversation at table soon became general and lively, and she did not talk to her husband.

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  • Thanks. Since your radio isn't on, I'm guessing you're off duty.

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  • "Thanks, Sean," she replied with a wave.

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  • "Thanks, Moira," she said and opened the door.

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  • Thanks. Call me Sofia.

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  • Thanks for talking to me.

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  • "Thanks, Moira," she said and opened the door.

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  • Thanks for the help, guys, but I agreed to take care of my team and the cooking when I signed on.

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  • Thanks. I'm so sorry this happened.

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  • Thanks to Jenner, Nelmes, Blossom, and Phipps (which sounds like a rather odd law firm), today we have the word "vaccine."

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  • Thanks for your time.

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  • And thanks for the chocolates, too.

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  • Before Dean could answer, Paul added, "Thanks for the beer," and was gone.

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  • Thanks for the offer, anyway.

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  • I guess I should say thanks.

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  • We dropped Howie off at his hotel as he gushed his thanks.

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  • She's okay and says thanks.

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  • "Thanks for running it down," Dean answered.

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  • "Thanks," they said in unison as Dean was winched upward.

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  • "On that note, let's have some supper," Dean said, noting his Fat Tire six pack was now filled with empties, thanks to two drinks for each of the threesome.

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  • Thanks for the compliment.

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  • Here. This is a little something by way of thanks.

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  • I only have twenty-six years' worth of memories, thanks to Darkyn.

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  • "Thanks," he said with a snort.

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  • Thanks for reminding me.

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  • Great count, Lori, and thanks.

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  • Thanks for the rescue.

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  • Thanks to him, my parents fought and I had an unattractive name.

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  • "Thanks," he said drily.

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  • He braced himself to tell her thanks for the night and farewell.

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  • "Thanks," he said and stood.

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  • "Thanks," he said and tucked the compass away.

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  • "Thanks. Today was a good day," she said firmly.

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  • Thanks. Let me know how tomorrow goes with Andre's mind tricks.

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  • No, but thanks for asking.

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  • "Thanks," she said, smiling.

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  • "No, thanks," she managed.

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  • Thanks. I'll bring this back.

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  • "I feel like shit, no thanks to you," she said, sitting on the bed.

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  • Thanks for rescuing me again.

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  • Who spent the last million years in Hell, thanks to Kris.

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  • Thanks for your faith, brother!

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  • Thanks for the talk.

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  • Thanks. You spending the weekend with your…friends?

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  • "Yes, thanks," she said and stretched for the pen and paper she kept in the nightstand drawer next to the bed.

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  • "Thanks," she said and left, feeling as if the timing couldn.t be worse for her sister to show up.

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  • "Thanks, Kiera," Evelyn said.

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  • "Thanks," Kiera said, doubting her outgoing friend would sit in a corner like she planned on doing.

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  • Thanks for being 'a bit misleading.'

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  • No other guests were due to arrive for a few days and with the housework up to date, thanks to the temporary help of Janet, the Deans decided to try out the fresh snow on the cross country trails on Red Mountain.

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  • This didn't faze Martha in the least as she alighted from the jeep, with a wave and a thanks.

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  • She hopped out of the car with a quick thanks ran into Bird Song ahead of him.

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  • "No, thanks," Dean answered.

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  • And thanks, she said sweetly as she bent over and kissed him.

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  • Thanks for sticking your neck out.

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  • "Thanks anyway, whatever the reason," Dean answered.

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  • "Thanks, Jake," he said.

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  • "Thanks for covering for me," Dean muttered as he poured himself a cup of coffee.

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  • Thanks for telling me.

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  • "Thanks for doing all the chores," Dean mumbled.

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  • "Thanks," Dean said, patting her on the shoulder.

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  • Now, thanks to an early February thaw, it was warm enough to haul out the front porch rockers and pretend it was summer in the warmth of the mid-afternoon sun.

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  • I'm not quite sure what to do with that information, but thanks, I guess.

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  • There stood a tall bleached blonde who, Jackson guessed to be in her mid-forties, but she appeared younger thanks to cosmetic surgery and Pilates.

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  • Thanks. Oh, and thanks for the pot-roast.

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  • Sarah silently gave thanks that Connor had left.

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  • No thanks, but could you do me a huge favor?

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  • Thanks, you're a doll.

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  • Thanks, will you help me bring them down?

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  • No thanks, but you go ahead if you'd like.

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  • No thanks, I don't feel like eating.

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  • Thanks, that sounds delicious.

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  • No thanks, we're going out for breakfast, just having coffee here.

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  • No thanks, just coffee.

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  • He rolled his eyes and drawled like a schoolboy, Thanks Mom.

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  • Thanks, things going well up there?

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  • You're the best, thanks.

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  • Thanks for the drink.

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  • Thanks, but I've been doing this for a long time now.

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  • Thanks for your help, but around here we're waging a constant war against nature.

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  • Thanks for giving me some warning.

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  • Thanks to him, there was nothing in the barn that couldn't wait.

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  • Thanks a lot for training him to hunt my chickens.

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  • Thanks for coming up.

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  • Thanks for looking after the girls.

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  • "Thanks," she said, and dropped to the hay beside him.

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  • She closed her eyes and said a prayer of thanks before she answered him.

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  • "Thanks, Mrs. Watson," she said.

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  • Thanks. I'll check in later.

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  • "Thanks," she murmured, uncertain what to think about the small touches.

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  • "Gee, thanks," Brady said dryly.

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  • "Very well, thanks," Kelli said with a warm smile.

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  • Thanks again to your docs for showing us how to use them.

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  • "Thanks, Charlie," Brady said.

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  • "Yes, thanks," Kelli said.

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  • "Thanks," she replied then touched her net.

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  • "Thanks," Kris said, managing a smile.

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  • "Thanks," Kris said again.  His response was enough to satisfy Kiki, who left the tent.

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  • "Thanks for … dropping by," Gabe grunted with his dark humor.

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  • The man muttered a "No, thanks," released his support and continued on his way to the beach across the road.

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  • He was in fairly good shape, thanks mostly to weekend biking more than any innate athletic ability.

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  • "Thanks, Joe," Mayer said, excusing Chernak, who looked disappointed as he reluctantly left.

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  • "Thanks," the boy answered.

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  • "Thanks for your kind thoughts," he said, sarcastically.

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  • Jonathan Winston accepted the thanks of the officers with his usual grace and digni­ty.

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  • According to the Sentinel, Parkside had won the divisional baseball title, thanks heavily to Randy, so she should be home from State College.

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  • And, hey, thanks for being so understanding.

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  • Thanks. And you're right.

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  • Thanks for all the faith you have in me.

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  • Thanks for confirming my suspicions.

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  • Thanks for the tip.

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  • Thanks for the lunch.

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  • After a brief moment of thanks, she looked up to find Alex watching her.

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  • "Thanks," she said in a tone dripping with sarcasm.

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  • "Oh," Gerald said, "by the way, thanks for that financial advice.

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  • Thanks. How bad am I hurt?

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  • He closed his eyes and said a prayer of thanks.

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  • "Thanks. I've grown out of cookies," he said.

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  • "Thanks, Darian," she said.

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  • Thanks, but there's nothing you can do.

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  • He lowered his head to give thanks for the food and everyone followed his example.

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  • Thanks again for everything.

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  • I have my house and thanks to you it's in good condition.

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  • Thanks for your help.

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  • Thanks. She said she'd be in to pay you tonight.

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  • Thanks for the offer, but I think I'll go to bed early tonight.

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  • "Gee, thanks," she said sarcastically.

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  • Well, thanks for the ride... and the swim was refreshing.

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  • Thanks to pain medication, Clarissa was resting as comfortably as could be expected.

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  • Anyway, thanks for the offer to talk.

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  • On the 30th of November 1411 Chicheley, with two other bishops and three earls and the -4 prince of Wales, knelt to the king to receive public thanks for their administration.

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  • The loss of his patrimony, however, thanks no doubt to his mother's providence, did not prevent Propertius from receiving a superior education.

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  • He obtains a magic glass cage, yoked with eight griffins, flies through the clouds, and, thanks to enchanters who know the language of birds, gets information as to their manners and customs, and ultimately receives their submission.

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  • About 292, thanks to his friend Theophrastus, he was able to return to Attica, and took up his abode in the country with a former associate, Proxenus.

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  • 18 Paul contrasts the being filled with the Spirit with the foolishness of intoxication with wine, and remarks that those filled with the Spirit speak to themselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs and give thanks always for all things.

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  • Damme, although long neglected, preserves some remains of its former prosperity, thanks to its remoteness from the area of international strife in the Low Countries.

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  • Agreeably surprised by this attitude on the part of France, Visconti-Venosta lost no time in conveying officially the thanks of Italy to the French government.

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  • The Greeks were persuaded, thanks to St Bonaventura, to consent to a union with Rome for the time being, and Rudolph of Habsburg renounced at the council all imperial rights in the States of the Church.

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  • In return for these services Bismarck helped Russia to recover a portion of what she had lost by the Crimean War, for it was thanks to his connivance and diplomatic support that she was able in 1871 to denounce with impunity the clauses of the treaty of Paris which limited Russian armament in the Black Sea.

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  • Thanksgiving, blessing and offering were co-ordinate terms. Hence the Talmudic rule, "A man shall not taste anything before blessing it" (Tosephta Berachoth, c. 4), and hence St Paul's words, "He that eateth, eateth unto the Lord, for he giveth God thanks" (Rom.

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  • of which directs how the sisters after the synaxis of the ninth hour (3 P.M.) are to dine: "When you sit down at a table and come to break bread, seal it thrice with the sign of the cross and thus give thanks: ` We thank thee, our Father, for thy holy resurrection; for through Jesus thy servant thou hast shewn it unto us.

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  • Fill our hearts with joy and gladness, that ever having of all things a sufficiency, we may superabound in all good works, in Christ Jesus our Lord, &c.'" The writer then enjoins that, "if two or three other virgins are present, they also shall give thanks over the bread set out, and join in the prayers.

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  • The Spaniards were entrenched, with their heavy artillery distributed along the front, but, thanks to Navarro, they had a more mobile artillery in the shape of 200 arguebuses d croc mounted in groups upon carts, after the German fashion, and this was held ready to move wherever its services might be needed.

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  • He presented to the Ashmolean museum, Oxford, a variety of fossils and antiquities, which he had described in his works, and received the thanks of the university and the degree of LL.D.

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  • The next historical notice is dated in the second year of Darius (520) when two prophets, Haggai and Zechariah, came forward to kindle the Judaeans to new efforts, and in spite of opposition the work went steadily onwards, thanks to the favour of Darius, until the Temple was completed four years later (Ezra v.

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  • - In close relation to the German progress in Mendelssohn's age, events had been progressing in France, where the Revolution did much to improve the Jewish condition, thanks largely to the influence of Mirabeau.

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  • - is consistent with his generous treatment of his late adversary in his outlaw life, and with this agrees his embassy of thanks to the men of Jabesh-Gilead for their chivalrous rescue of the bodies of the fallen heroes (2 Sam.

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  • Hitherto weight has been laid on the practical side of Mirabeau's political genius; his ideas with regard to the Revolution after the 5th and 6th of October must now be examined, and this can be done at length, thanks to the publication of Mirabeau's correspondence with the Comte de la Marck, a study of which is indispensable for any correct knowledge of the history of the Revolution between 1789 and 1791.

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  • For the history of institutions which, thanks largely to the writings of Sir Henry Maine, has become a new and interesting branch of science, Bentham cared nothing.

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  • On hearing of the death of the poet Dakiki, he conceived the ambitious design of himself carrying out the work which the latter had only just commenced; and, although he had not then any introduction to the court, he contrived, thanks to one of his friends, Mahommed Lashkari, to procure a copy of the Dihkan Danishwer's collection, and at the age of thirty-six commenced his great undertaking.

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  • His compatriots had already freed themselves from the yoke of Genoa, thanks to Pasquale Paoli; but in 1764 that republic appealed to Louis XV.

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  • Thanks to the exertions of Saliceti, one of the two deputies sent by the tiers etat of Corsica to the National Assembly of France, that body, on the 30th of November 1789, declared the island to be an integral part of the kingdom with right to participate in all the reforms then being decreed.

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  • Thanks to the friendly intervention of the marechal du camp, baron Duteil, Bonaparte once more gained leave of absence for three months and reached Corsica in September 1791.

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  • Thanks to the blind complaisance of its democrats and the timid subserviency of its once haughty oligarchs, he became master of its fleet and arsenal (16th of May 1797).

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  • Thanks to French intrigues, the Knights of Malta offered the tamest defence of their capital.

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  • The Jacobin Club was closed, thanks to the ability of Fouche, the new minister of Police; but the hopes of Sieyes were dashed by the death of General Joubert, commander of the Army of Italy, at the disastrous battle of Novi (15th of August).

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  • Thanks to the exploration of Cnossus, we now know that Aegean civilization had its roots in a primitive Neolithic period, of uncertain but very long duration, represented by a stratum which (on that site in particular) is in places nearly 20 ft.

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  • Thanks to Mr Sclater, the Ray Society was induced to publish, in 1867, an excellent translation by Mr Dallas of Nitzsch's Pterylography, and thereby, however tardily, justice was at length rendered by British ornithologists to one of their greatest foreign brethren.'

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  • With the destruction of the mainland cities by repeated barbarian invasions, and thanks to the gradual development of Venice as a centre of coasting trade in the northern Adriatic, the aspect of the city changed.

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

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  • The history of Venice during the next two hundred years is marked externally by the growth of the city, thanks to an ever-expanding trade, both down the Adriatic, which brought the republic into collision with the Dalmatian pirates and led to their final conquest, in 1000, by the doge Pietro Orseolo II., and also on the mainland, where Venice gradually acquired trading rights, partly by imperial diploma, partly by the establishment and the supply of markets on the mainland rivers, the Sile and the Brenta.

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  • During the same period we also note the development of certain families, thanks to the accumulation of wealth by trade, and here we get the beginnings of that commercial aristocracy whose evolution was the dominant factor in the constitutional history of the republic.

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  • Constantinople fell (1204), thanks chiefly to the ability of the Venetians under Dandolo.

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  • But a Mahommedan reaction came, thanks in large measure to the zeal of Timur; and central Asia was lost to Christianity.

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  • The ages were not dark in which Christianity could gather itself together in a common cause, and carry the flag of its faith to the grave of its Redeemer; nor can we but give thanks for their memory, even if for us religion is of the spirit, and Jerusalem in the heart of every man who believes in Christ.

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  • Thanks to a skilful use of forged documents, the primate carried the council's verdict upon every point.

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  • he was named a member of the executive Directory, thanks to the influence of Barras, who counted on using him as a passive instrument.

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  • For this important service Duquesne received a letter of thanks from Louis XIV., together with the title of marquis and the estate of Bouchet.

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  • In April 1859 he received the thanks of both Houses of Parliament for his great services during the mutiny.

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  • These four groups, however, were of unequal importance, and thanks to this arrangement the English, although weakest in point of numbers, were able to exercise the same influence in the council as if they had formed a fourth of the voters.

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  • Thanks to the Austrian precautions it took four days to collect the necessary material to span the main branch of the river, here some 2000 yds.

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  • Thanks to his having compelled his allies to fight his battles for him, he had not as yet drawn very heavily on the fighting resources of France, the actual percentage of men taken by the conscriptions during the years since 1806 being actually lower than that in force in continental armies of to-day.

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  • (2) The Procharisteria at the end of winter, at which thanks were offered for the germination of the seed.

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  • He was chosen to draft the resolution of thanks voted by the legislature to General Andrew Jackson after the battle of New Orleans.

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  • Calhoun, bitterly hostile to the last, objected to the usual vote of thanks to the retiring vice-president, but withdrew his objection.

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  • In the jury courts, the equites, thanks to Julius Caesar, already formed two-thirds of the judices; Augustus, by excluding the senators altogether, virtually gave them the sole control of the tribunals.

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  • The writer also desires to express his thanks to Messrs.

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  • Thanks to all these architectural treasures, the narrow Sienese streets with their many windings and steep ascents are full of picturesque charm, and, together with the collections of excellent paintings, foster the local pride of the inhabitants and preserve their taste and feeling for art.

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  • consciousness of the differences involved and the issues at stake; and, thanks to the heretical conclusion disclosed by Roscellinus, Realism became established for several centuries as the orthodox philosophical creed.

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  • In the following year, thanks to the generalship and heroism of Miklos Zrinyi the younger (q.v.), Kuprili was still less successful.

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  • Small up to the beginning of the 19th century, Holywell has increasingly prospered, thanks to lime quarries, lead, copper and zinc mines, smelting works, a shot manufactory, copper, brass, iron and zinc works; brewing, tanning and mineral water, flannel and cement works.

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  • Madame de Lamotte had told the cardinal that Marie Antoinette would make him a sign to indicate her thanks, and Rohan believed that she did make him a sign.

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  • But it is certain that the cardinal, convinced that he was acting for the queen, had engaged the jewellers to thank her; that Boehmer and Bassenge, before the sale, in order to be doubly sure, had sent word to the queen of the negotiations in her name; that Marie Antoinette had allowed the bargain to be concluded, and that after she had received a letter of thanks from Boehmer, she had burned it.

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  • Thanks to the efforts of Trumbic and the Slovene experts in Paris, Marburg (Maribor), a town with a German majority but surrounded by a purely Slovene district, was assigned to Yugoslavia: but under the Treaty of St.

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  • Thanks to Fresnel and his followers, this department of optics is now precisely the one in which the theory has gained its greatest triumphs.

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  • So keenly were the Midlothian speeches appreciated by the Boers that the Boer committee wrote a letter of thanks to Gladstone, and expressed the hope that should a change in the government of Great Britain occur, " the injustice done to the Transvaal might find redress."

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  • In 1363, thanks to the support of the king of Navarre, he was given the bishopric of Calahorra in the kingdom of Aragon, which he administered until his death in 1373.

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  • Whereas at 2.30 absolute destruction seemed the only possible fate of the defeated army, by 6 p.m., thanks to the devoted heroism of the artillery and the initiative of a few junior commanders of cavalry, it had escaped from the enclosing horns of the Prussian attack.

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  • Gainesville was settled about 1851, was incorporated in 1873, and was chartered as a city in 1879; it was named in honour of General Edmund Pendleton Gaines (1777-1849), who served with distinction in the War of 1812, becoming a brigadier-general in March 1814 and receiving the brevet of major-general and the thanks of Congress for his defence of Fort Erie in August 1814.

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  • of the outlet of the Straits ready for any move of the Allies in that quarter; but, thanks to a system of jetties erected on either shore at the upper end of the Narrows, and to improved communications, troops could be shifted from side to side of the waterway very rapidly.

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  • The final night was provisionally fixed as that of the 18th - 19th, and thanks to favourable weather and to the efficiency of the arrangements, the very critical operation was carried out with triumphant success, just as had been laid down by programme ten days before.

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  • He afterwards received the thanks of parliament and of the East India Company for his gallant bearing on that important day, and a pension was offered to him by the Company, which he declined, apparently from the hope, of receiving the order of the Bath from the government.

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  • He again obtained the thanks of parliament for his gallant services, and was made a K.B.

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  • Thanks to this system of irrigation the cultivation of the soil was highly advanced in Babylonia.

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  • 1 - The later chronology of Assyria has long been fixed, thanks to the lists of limmi, or archons, who gave their names in succession to their years of office.

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  • In spite of their efforts and subsequent attempts made by Tyrwhitt Drake and Richard Burton, when consul at Damascus, proper copies could not be obtained; and it was not till the end of 1872 that, thanks to W.

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  • On the occasion of the peace of Nystad, which terminated the 21 years' war between Russia and Sweden, Bestuzhev designed and struck a commemorative medal with a panegyrical Latin inscription, which so delighted Peter (then at Derbent) that he sent a letter of thanks written with his own hand and his portrait set in brilliants.

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  • At the present day, thanks to the careful study of many years, the improvements of cultivation, the careful selection of seed and suitable manuring, especially with nitrate of soda, the average beet worked up contains 7% of fibre and 93% of juice, and yields in Germany 12.79% and in France 11.6% of its weight in sugar.

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  • Besides, as Pfleiderer points out, the hypothesis is shipwrecked on the difficulty of imagining that "each of the epistles had but one essential part: the first, in particular, lacking an expression of thanks for the gift from the Philippians, which must nevertheless, according to ii.

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  • For one hundred years, thanks to the favours and 1 From this word Trapani derives its name.

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  • Two articles in the Westminster Review, one on the Italian question, which procured him the special thanks of Cavour, the other on Essays and Reviews, which had the probably undesigned effect of stimulating the attack on the book, attracted especial notice.

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  • The formal oration of thanks for this nomination, described by Pliny himself as his gratiarum actio (iii.

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  • The key to the mysteries of Egyptian history had indeed been found, thanks to the recent efforts of Thomas Young and Champollion, but the deciphering of inscriptions had not yet progressed far enough to give more than a vague inkling of what was to follow.

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  • In point of fact this problem had been partially solved in the early days of the zgth century, thanks to the sagacious guesses of the German philologist Grotefend.

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  • Thanks to their efforts, the new science of Assyriology came into being, and before long the message of the Assyrian books had ceased to be an enigma.

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  • And now, thanks to the efforts of a large company of workers, notably Dr Arthur Evans and his associates in Cretan exploration, we are coming to speak with some confidence not merely of a Mycenaean but of a pre-Mycenaean Age.

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  • The crossing of the narrow defile over the canal between Inchy and Moeuvres was carried out according to programme, thanks in large measure to the intensity of the barrage covering the operation.

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  • In December 1814 he appeared before Bogota with a force of 2000 men, and obliged the recalcitrant leaders to capitulate, - a service for which he received the thanks of congress.

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  • On the 29th the speaker received the thanks of the reassembled parliament.

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  • On the 6th of February Monk visited the House of Commons, when Lenthall pronounced a speech of thanks.

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  • For this success he received the thanks of parliament, and was created a baronet (November 1755).

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  • Thanks to his father's excellent advice, he gave up writing doggerel verse (much of which had been printed by his brother and sold on the streets) and turned to prose composition.

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  • The French word, except in such phrases as Dieu merci, sans merci, is principally used in the sense of "thanks," and is seen in the old English expression "gramercy," i.e.

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  • grant merci, great, many thanks, which Johnson took for "grant me mercy."

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  • Thanks to the efforts of Daunou and others his name was removed from the list of emigres, and he set sail for Europe in November 1795.

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  • The practical statesmanship contained in these papers raised Talleyrand in public estimation; and, thanks to the efforts above named, he gained the post of foreign minister, entering on his duties in July 1797.

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  • Thanks mainly to the support of the tsar and of England these schemes were foiled; and France emerged from her disasters with frontiers which were practically those of 1792.

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  • Then turning his attention to the count of Blois, he proceeded to establish a fortress at Langeais, a few miles from Tours, from which, thanks to the intervention of the king Hugh Capet, Odo failed to oust him.

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  • 2 In this earlier period (before 1900), thanks to the 1 However, every office-holder was, and every subject might be, required to take (though this was not a condition of the franchise) the oaths enjoined by parliament in the first year of the reign of William and Mary as a substitute for the oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy; and the same still applies to the signing of the Declaration.

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  • Algonquin-Iroquois Canada, thanks to the Geological Survey and the Department of Education in Ontario, has revealed old Indian camps, mounds and earthworks along the northern drainage of Lakes Erie and Ontario, and pottery in a curved line from Montreal to Lake of the Woods.

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  • We praise thee, we bless thee, we worship thee, we glorify thee, we give thanks to thee for thy great glory.

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  • The prophets are not to be confined to these forms, but may "give thanks as much as they will."

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  • Thanks to the moral support and material resources which it found in the ecclesiastical lords of central and northern France, and to the growing popular desire for the suppression of feuds, royalty was able to support its pretension to the general government of the kingdom.

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  • Thus, thanks to Zieten's fine delaying action, Blucher by nightfall on June 15 had secured most of the ground requisite for his pre-arranged concentration; for one corps was in position, and two others were at hand.

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  • Wellington, owing to his original dispositions and the slowness of his concentration, had only retained a grip on Quatre Bras thanks to the boldness of his subordinates on the spot.

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  • The services, too, of the educated public are often voluntarily placed at the disposal of the local authorities for the census night, with' no desire for remuneration beyond out-of-pocket expenses, and the addition, perhaps, of a personal letter of thanks from the chief official of the district.

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  • This was largely true for the time as regards England, thanks to the rigour of Archbishop Whitgift, aided by the new act which left deniers of the queen's power in ecclesiastical matters no option but to leave the realm.

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  • He was involved in the royalist movement of the 13th Vendemiaire, and condemned to deportation after the 18th Fructidor; but, thanks to powerful influence, he was left " forgotten "in prison till after the 18th Brumaire, when he was set at liberty by Fouche.

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  • Though, thanks to the overlaying porous pumice, the Taupo plateau is not fertile, it has a good rainfall and is drained by unfailing rivers running through deep terraced ravines.

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  • Thanks, however, to the low death-rate, elsewhere referred to, the margin of increase in New Zealand is over 17.

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  • Thanks to the tariff of the United States the balance of trade with North America is heavily against New Zealand.

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  • In the South artificial grassing went on for a time hand in hand with cereal-growing, which by 1876 seemed likely to develop on a considerable scale, thanks to the importation of American agricultural machinery, which the settlers were quick to utilize.

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  • The Russian 35th and 36th regiments (loth European Corps) were caught between two advancing columns, and, thanks to the initiative of one of the column leaders, Okasaki, destroyed.

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  • Manjuyama, thanks to the courage of the army commander and of a single brigadier, was at last carried after nightfall, and the dislodged Russians made two counter-attacks in the dark before they would acknowledge themselves beaten.

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  • Thus the Japanese had won their great victory with inferior forces, thanks " in the first instance to the defeat of General Orlov.

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  • On the 7th, the various columns executed their movement to the Hun-ho with complete success, thanks to good staff work.

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  • Nerva vainly strove to save, even at the risk of his own life, the men who had raised him to power, but the soldiers brutally murdered the unfortunate men, and forced him to propose a vote of thanks for the deed (Dio Cass.

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  • The Italian bourgeoisie of the towns, thanks to the force of attraction exercised by Italy, was all the more conspicuously irredentist, since the country population maintained an attitude of comparative opposition to this movement.

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  • "Your majesty is not perhaps aware that the most unpopular person in the parish is the relieving officer, and if the queen were to constitute herself a relieving officer for all the parishes in the kingdom she would find her money go a very little way, and she would provoke more grumbling than thanks."

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  • Although severely criticised for his conduct of the expedition, he received, in October 1779, the thanks of Congress.

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  • Congress, in a joint resolution, tendered its thanks to Commodore Dewey, and to the officers and men under his command, and authorized "the secretary of the navy to present a sword of honor to Commodore George Dewey, and cause to be struck bronze medals commemorating the battle of Manila Bay, and to distribute such medals to the officers and men of the ships of the Asiatic squadron of the United States."

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  • On the 7th of May he received the thanks of the House of Commons.

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  • Herac.), " upon that exposition and read it, I gave thanks to God that the Church of Rome was rightly and blamelessly making confession, even though they happened'to be against me personally."

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  • Ialdabaoth then announced himself as the Supreme, and when man (created by the six powers) gave thanks for life not to Ialdabaoth but to the First Man, Ialdabaoth created a woman (Eve) to destroy him.

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  • For, thanks to him and to the men he gathered round him (Hildebrand, Humbert and others), their principles were established in Rome, and the pope himself became the leader of ecclesiastical reform.

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  • Thanks to his recognition by the powers, Pope Eugenius IV.

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  • Thanks to the impenetrability of their fastnesses, they preserved their original savagery longer than any of their neighbours, and this savagery was coupled with a valour so tenacious and enterprising as to make them formidable to all who dwelt near them.

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  • Thanks to him, the security of the southern frontier was assured.

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  • We now know more about the Old Latin, and, thanks to Mrs Lewis' discovery, much more about the Old Syriac. The result is that the authorities on which WH relied for their Western text are seen to bear witness to two texts, not to one.

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  • Thanks to the noble simplicity and specifically religious character of his ideas, Marcion was able to found not only schools, but a community, a church of his own, which gave trouble to the Church longer than any other Gnostic sect.

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  • The Kenyahs will not kill it, address to it thanks for assistance, and formally consult it before leaving home on an expedition; it seems, however, to be regarded as the messenger of the supreme god Balli Penyalong.

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  • Many other workers have since studied the subject and, so far as the parasites of fishes are concerned, there can be little doubt, thanks to the researches of E.

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  • advancing by slow marches, on his arrival encamped at Finglas, with upwards of 30,000 men, and the following day proceeded in state to St Patrick's cathedral to return thanks for his victory.

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  • Desperate, as was the state of his finances, thanks to his previous extravagance, he found money to purchase the services of some three-and-twenty soldiers of the praetorian guard.

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  • the sacramental bread and wine, for which thanks were given; and so to the whole celebration.

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  • By way of enforcing this point Paul repeats the tradition he had received direct from the Lord, and already handed on to the Corinthians, of how " the Lord Jesus on the night in which he was betrayed " (not necessarily the night of Passover) " took bread and having given thanks brake it and said, This is my body, which is for your sake; this do in remembrance of me.

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  • 35, having invited the ship's company of 276 persons to partake of food, took bread, gave thanks to God in the presence of all, and brake it and began to eat.

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  • Now with regard to the Thanksgiving, thus give ye thanks.

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  • First concerning the cup: - We give thanks to thee,our Father, for the holy vine 1 of David thy servant, which thou didst make known to us through Jesus thy servant; 2 to thee be the glory for ever.

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  • And concerning the broken bread: - We give thanks to thee, our Father, for the life and knowledge which thou didst make known to us through Jesus thy servant; to thee be the glory for ever.

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  • Then, after being filled, thus give ye thanks: " 2.

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  • We give thanks to thee, holy Father, for thy holy name, which thou hast caused to dwell in our hearts, and for the knowledge and faith and immortality which thou didst make known to us through Jesus Christ thy servant; to thee be the glory for ever.

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  • Thou Almighty Sovereign,didst create all things for thy name's sake, and food and drink thou didst give to men for enjoyment, that they should give thanks unto thee; but to us thou didst of thy grace give spiritual food and drink and life eternal through thy servant.

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  • Before all things, we give thee thanks that thou art mighty; to thee be the glory for ever.

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  • " But allow the prophets to give thanks as much as they will."

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  • r, we learn that the Eucharist was on Sunday: - " Now when ye are assembled together on the Lord's day of the Lord, break bread and give thanks, having first confessed your transgressions, so that your sacrifice may be pure."

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  • The prophets are to give thanks as they like at these " breakings of bread," without being restricted to the prayers here set forth.

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  • And when the president has given thanks, and all the people have so answered, those who are called by us deacons distribute to each of those present, for them to partake of the bread (and wine) 8 and water, for which thanks have been given, and they carry portions away to those who are not present.

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  • For the apostles in the memorials made by them, which are called gospels, have so related it to have been enjoined on them: to wit, that Jesus took bread, gave thanks and said: This do ye in memory of me, this is my body, and the cup likewise he took and gave thanks and said, This is my blood; and he distributed to them alone.

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  • On his return he was appointed commander of all the forces of the Republic, and at the head of an army of 25,000 men routed 60,000 Tatars at Martynow, following up this success with fresh victories, for which he received the thanks of the diet and the palatinate of Sandomeria from the king.

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  • For his conduct at the relief of Dublin he received the thanks of Parliament, and in 1651 he was employed under Blake in the operations for the reduction of Scilly.

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  • Thanks to the great care expended on the preservation of the royal dead, although the mummies of all the other kings have disappeared, a wonderful series of the Theban kings and queens of the New Kingdom from the XVIIth Dynasty to the XXIst Dynasty has come down to us.

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  • The march was one unbroken success, thanks to Wellesley's forethought and sagacity in dealing with the physical conditions and his personal and diplomatic ascendancy among the chieftains of the district.

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  • of England conferred the order of the Garter on Guidubaldo, Castiglione was sent to England with a letter of thanks and with the small picture, now in the Louvre, of "St George and the Dragon," painted by Raphael in 1504, as a present to the English king.

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  • Porter received the thanks of Congress for "opening the Mississippi River" and was promoted rear-admiral.

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  • Terry, and commanding the largest fleet assembled at any one point during the war, took the fort on the 15th of January 1865; for this he again received the thanks of Congress.

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  • The school system is essentially American in its text-books and in its methods, thanks to the foundations laid by American missionaries.

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  • In the "Juno" his gallant rescue of some shipwrecked seamen won him a vote of thanks and a sword of honour from the Jamaica assembly.

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  • In the 19th century the greatest name among Hebraists is that of Gesenius, at Halle, whose shorter grammar (of Biblical Hebrew) first published in 1813, is still the standard work, thanks to the ability with which his pupil E.

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  • They were now able, thanks to their conquests in the Thirty Years' War, to attack Denmark from the south as well as the east; the Dutch alliance promised to secure them at sea, and an attack upon Denmark would prevent her from utilizing the impending peace negotiations to the prejudice of Sweden.

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  • Even the wandering Eskimos, thanks to the Moravians, are mainly Christians.

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  • The prisoners were released, and public thanks were rendered to the prince by the various provincial states for " his great trouble, care and prudence."

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  • Osmond showed that the wonderful changes which thermal treatment andthe presence of certain foreign elements cause were due to allotropy, and from these and like teachings have come a rapid growth of the use of the so-called " alloy steels " in which, thanks to special composition and treatment, the iron exists in one or more of its remarkable allotropic states.

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  • Thanks to the glass-hardness of this face, the projectile is arrested so abruptly that it is shattered, and its energy is delivered piecemeal by its fragments; but as the face is integrally united with the unhardened, ductile and slightly yielding interior and back, the plate, even if it is locally bent backwards somewhat by the blow, neither cracks nor flakes.

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  • Of the two the cupola is very much the more economical of fuel, thanks to the direct transfer of„ heat from the burning coke to the pig iron with which it is in contact.

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  • There is reason to believe that in England a relatively good level was maintained throughout, thanks in great measure to the fact that the kings resolutely refused to allow the introduction of commendation - Wolsey was the first and last commendatory abbot in England.

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  • Then in 1395 he went to take up the government of his duchy; thanks chiefly to his lavish expenditure his administration was not unsuccessful, but the Gascons had from the first objected to government except by the crown, and secured his recall within less than a year.

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  • The deep-sea fishing in the North Sea, thanks to the exertions of the German fishing league (Deulscher Fischereiverein) and to government support, is extremely active.

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  • While Engelbert lived the country was in a fairly peaceable condition, although, thanks to the emperors concessions, the spiritual princes were predominant, and all possible means were taken to check the growth of the towns, whose interests and aspirations were not favorable to this state of affairs.

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  • In 1876 he was made deputy surveyor-general, receiving the thanks of the colony for his services and a grant of s000 acres of land; for a few months at the end of 1878 he acted as commissioner of crown lands and surveyor-general, being given the full appointment in 1883 and retaining it till 1890.

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  • The life of a Perfect was so hard, and, thanks to the inquisitors, so fraught with danger, that most Believers deferred the rite until the death-bed, as in the early centuries many believers deferred baptism.

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  • In October 1907 an agreement was attained, thanks chiefly to the sobering of Hungarian opinion by a severe economic crisis, which brought out with unusual clearness the fact that separation from Austria would involve a 1907.

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  • They are ready for Christ's sake to give up their own lives; for His commandments they securely keep, living holily and righteously, according as the Lord their God hath commanded them, giving thanks to Him at all hours, over all their food and drink, and the rest of their good things."

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  • Thanks to its presence the Armenian protestants are a large and rich community, which suffered less in the massacre of 1895 than the Gregorians.

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  • Thanks to Wincklers discoveries, the cuneiform text of this treaty from Boghaz Keui can now be compared with the hieroglyphic text at Karnak.

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  • Thanks to the intervention of the British government, their lives were spared.

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  • It draws few students from foreign parts, 2 where the local schools are of the poorest kind, except in India (thanks to a British government) and perhaps in Constantinople., Bokhara was once a chief seat of learning, but is now so sunk in narrow fanaticism that its eighty madrasas (medresses) with their 5000 students only turn out a bigoted and foolish clergy (V5.mbery).

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  • The Romans both felt and expressed boundless contempt for the hybrid Antiochenes; but their emperors favoured the city from the first, seeing in it a more suitable capital for the eastern part of the empire than Alexandria could ever be, thanks to the isolated position of Egypt.

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  • The legislature, thanks to the efforts of Joseph Carrington Cabell, a close personal friend of Jefferson, adopted the plan in 1818 and 1819, and seven independent schools - ancient languages, modern languages, mathematics, natural philosophy, moral philosophy, chemistry and medicine - were opened to students in March 1825; a school of law was opened in 1826.

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  • They nevertheless maintain throughout their widespread territory a certain national solidarity, thanks to common speech, traditions and usages.

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  • He was, however, recognized as king, thanks to the devotion of his mother Fredegond and the protection of his uncle Gontran, king of Burgundy.

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  • The Union gunboats, which had passed up the river toward Shreveport at high water, were caught in its decline above the falls at Alexandria, but they were saved by a splendid piece of engineering (a dam at the falls), constructed by Lieutenant-Colonel Joseph Bailey (1827-1867), who for this service received the thanks of Congress and the brevet of brigadier-general of volunteers.

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  • Nothing did more to bring the two peoples together than religion, after the Reformation, yet, by an unhappy turn of affairs, and mainly thanks to one man, John Knox, few causes were more potent than religious differences in delaying that complete union which nature herself seemed to desire.

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  • He allies himself with Cymric Strathclyde, and by constant raids, and thanks to English weakness caused by Danish invasions, he extends his power over English Lothian.

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  • The year of his death was, par excellence, " The Killing Time," thanks to Renwick and his associates and the Rye House plotters.

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  • Says Murray, " there was not the least ground for encouragement," but, thanks to Balhaldie, Louis XV.

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  • Thanks to a manuscript copy of the play in its earliest form - discovered as recently as 1887 - we are now able to distinguish how much of this tragedy was the immediate product of the Sturm and Drang, and to understand the intentions with which the young poet began his masterpiece.

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  • A long time afterwards it appeared, thanks to his collaborator, Claude Bernard Rousseau, under the title of Histoire et recherches des antiquites de la ville de Paris (1724), but remodelled, with the addition of long and dull dissertations which were not by Sauval.

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  • In the battle of Adasa, which soon followed, Nicanor was defeated and his forces annihilated, thanks to the Jews who came out from all the villages of Judaea (1 Macc. vii.

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  • Thanks to the enthusiasm of H.

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  • His conduct being attacked, he declined renomination for the governorship, but was unanimously returned by Albemarle as a delegate to the state legislature; and on the day previously set for legislative inquiry on a resolution offered by an impulsive critic, he received, by unanimous vote of the house, a declaration of thanks and confidence.

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  • Thanks to the energy of Omar, they were successful in appropriating to themselves the succession to the Prophet.

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  • Thanks to these and similar measures, the Moslem armies were able to advance boldly into Asia Minor.

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  • The attack failed completely, thanks to the heroic defence of the Forli Bde., and the admirable work of the Italian field guns.

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  • This service was considered by the government as worthy of special acknowledgment; the naval and military commanders, officers, seamen and soldiers received the thanks of both Houses of Parliament, and Admiral Gambier was rewarded with a peerage.

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  • From about 1860, the seceders to Rome were able, thanks to French consular protection, to seize the majority of the Jacobite churches in Turkey; and this injustice has contributed much to the present degradation and impoverishment of the Jacobites.

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  • Moreover, thanks to Laynez, it accomplished this task without running the obvious danger of tying itself hand and foot to the past.

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  • Germany and Spain might let themselves be bitted and bridled if they chose, but for centuries France had prided herself that, thanks to her Gallican liberties, she stood on a different footing towards Rome.

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  • Yet - thanks to its organization, its press, and the elaborate network of alliances spun by Windhorst - the Ultramontane Centre still remains a powerful force in German politics.

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  • On the frontiers, thanks chiefly to Corbulo's energy and skill, no disaster occurred serious enough to shake the general confidence, and even the murder of Britannicus seems to have been accepted as a necessary measure of selfdefence.

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  • For his services he received the thanks of the House of Burgesses.

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  • Finland, however, did not enter Russia as a conquered province, but, thanks to the bravery of her people after they had been abandoned by an incompetent monarch and treacherous generals, and not less to the wisdom and generosity of the emperor Alexander I.

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  • Thanks to the reverent charity of the laymen, they do not live much worse than Benedictine monks.

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  • Thanks to the combined efforts of a great number of scholars, the classification of the hagiographic texts has in recent years made notable progress.

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  • Her lyric poetry, thanks to her temperament, and possibly to her musical training, was her highest literary form: she published Passion Flowers (anonymously, 1854), Words for the Hour (1856), Later Lyrics (1866), and From Sunset Ridge: Poems Old and New (1898); her most popular poem is The Battle Hymn of the Republic, written to the old folk-tune associated with the song of "John Brown's Body," when Mrs Howe was at the front in 1861, and published (Feb.

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  • He escaped, thanks probably to the complicity of Danton, returned to France after the 9th of Thermidor of the year II., left it in exile again after the republican coup d'etat of the 18th of Fructidor of the year V., and died at Appenzell in Switzerland in 1798.

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  • But in neither form is it free from later interpolation; and its untrustworthiness is shown by its conflicting with data 1 I is now generally recognized, thanks to Volquardsen and others, that Ephorus is the principal authority followed by Diodorus, except in the chapters relating to Sicilian history.

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  • For these favours, conferred upon him by his patron with no stinted hand, his thanks were expressed in a most remarkable manner; he published a letter defending the cardinal from the charge of ingratitude which was often brought against him, by enumerating the benefits that he and his family had received from him (April 1655).

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  • In 1854 Richard Wagner sent him a copy of the Ring of the Nibelung, with some words of thanks for a theory of music which had fallen in with his own conceptions.

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  • For his conduct on this occasion he received a gold medal and the thanks of parliament.

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  • For this, the most distinguished service of his life, he received the thanks of the Jamaica assembly, with a sword of the value of a thousand guineas, the thanks of the English parliament, and the freedom of the city of London.

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  • 383), known as the Roman, is still used at St Peter's in Rome, but the "Gallican," thanks especially to St Gregory of Tours, who introduced it into Gaul in the 6th century, has ousted it everywhere else.

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  • For this service he received the thanks of the empress, the ribbon of St Andrew and 50,000 roubles.

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  • His most important extant works are: in prose, Gratiarum Actio, an address of thanks to Gratian for his elevation to the consulship; Periochae, summaries of the books of the Iliad and Odyssey; and one or two epistolae; in verse, Epigrammata, including several free translations from the Greek Anthology; Ephemeris, the occupations of a day; Parentalia and Commemoratio Professorum Burdigalensium, on deceased relatives and literary friends; Epitaphia, chiefly on the Trojan heroes; Caesares, memorial verses on the Roman emperors from Julius Caesar to Elagabalus; Ordo Nobilium Urbium, short poems on famous cities; Ludus Septem Sapientum, speeches delivered by the Seven Sages of Greece; Idyllia, of which the best-known are the Mosella, a descriptive poem on the Moselle, and the infamous Cento Nuptialis.

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  • But thanks in some measure to the intestine troubles in Elam, the Babylonian army and its allies were defeated and driven into Babylon, Sippara, Borsippa and Cutha.

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  • Congress thrice passed votes of thanks and ordered the presentation of commemorative gold medals.

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  • Thanks, however, to the efforts of automobile engineers, great improvements were now being effected in the petrol engine, and, although the certainty and trustworthiness of its action still left something to be desired, it provided the designers of flying machines with what they had long been looking for - a motor FIG.

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  • From an early age he had studied theology and produced numerous compilations, the most important being the Critica Sacra, containing Observations on all the Radices of the Hebrew Words of the Old and the Greek of the New Testament (1639-1644; new ed., with supplement, 1662), for which the author received the thanks of the Westminster Assembly, to whom it was dedicated.

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  • dismantled by Henri IV., but thanks to its walls, the town resisted in 1707 an attack made by the duke of Savoy.

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  • From the Congress of the United States he received a gold medal and a vote of thanks, and he received many other honours both at home and abroad.

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  • Another inscription, not so ancient, found at Axum, states that Aizanas, king of the Axumites, the Homerites, &c., conquered the nation of the Bogos, and returned thanks to his father, the god Mars, for his victory.

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  • 'The native armies of Bombay and Madras remained loyal, and the former in particular - thanks to Lord Elphinstone - furnished valuable reinforcements.

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  • under his protection, and, thanks to his assistance against the intrigues of the great lords, the latter was able to maintain his position in Austrasia.

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  • He was a member in turn of the universities of Oxford and Paris, and finally settled in Lombardy, where, thanks to the favour of Gian Galeazzo Visconti, he became bishop, first of Piacenza, then of Vincenza, then of Novara, and afterwards archbishop of Milan.

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  • The Convention voted him the thanks of the country, and thenceforward his rise was rapid.

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  • Although this manuscript contained only the first book, yet such was the confidence the Society placed in the author that an order was given " that a letter of thanks be written to Mr Newton; and that the printing of his book be referred to the consideration of the council; and that in the meantime the book be put into the hands of Mr Halley, to make a report thereof to the council."

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  • Oscil., a copy being presented to me, in my letter of thanks to him I gave those rules in the end thereof a particular commendation for their usefulness in Philosophy, and added out of my aforesaid paper an instance of their usefulness, in comparing the forces of the moon from the earth, and earth from the sun; in determining a problem about the moon's phase, and putting a limit to the sun's parallax, which shews that I had then my eye upon comparing the forces of the planets arising from their circular motion, and understood it; so that a while after, when Mr Hooke propounded the problem solemnly, in the end of his attempt to prove the motion of the earth, if I had not known the duplicate proportion before, I could not but have found it now.

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  • In 1809, in command of the naval force on shore, he contributed greatly to the reduction of Martinique, and signed the capitulation by which that island was handed over to the English; for his services on this occasion he received the thanks of the House of Commons.

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  • But with the establishment of prairie commerce to Santa Fe (New Mexico), the waves of emigration to the Mormon land and to California, the growth of traffic to Salt Lake, and the explorations for a transcontinental railway, Kansas became well known, and was taken out of that mythical " Great American Desert," in which, thanks especially to Pike and to Washington Irving, it had been supposed to lie.

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  • When the king recovered, he went to St Pauls to return thanks on the 23rd of April 1789.

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  • Burke's first decisive step against Hastings was a motion for papers in the spring of 1786; the thanks of the House of Commons to the managers of the impeachment were voted in the summer of 1794.

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  • was extravagantly delighted; Stanislaus of Poland sent Burke words of thanks and high glorification and a gold medal.

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  • With the connivance of Cassius Herod had Malichus assassinated; but the country was in a state of anarchy, thanks to the extortions of Cassius and the encroachments of neighbouring powers.

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  • The father died five days after his son in 4 B.C. He had done much for the Jews, thanks to the favour he had won and kept in spite of all from the successive heads of the Roman state; he had observed the Law publicly - in fact, as the traditional epigram of Augustus says, "it was better to be Herod's swine than a son of Herod."

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  • of England attended service in Berwick church (March 27, 1603) "to return thanks for his peaceful entry into his new dominions."

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  • He was received with more than princely pomp, and all but succeeded in his design, thanks to his extraordinary adroitness and the command of an almost unlimited bribing-fund.

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  • In the end, thanks to an unusually powerful memory and determined energy, he acquired a knowledge of seven or eight tongues besides his own, including ancient and modern Greek.

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  • His authority was at first merely nominal; the highest administrative offices were occupied by the regicides, who received the unanimous thanks of the skupshtina for the assassination of King Alexander and Queen Draga.

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  • In recognition of his services, Congress voted him and his troops the thanks of the nation and presented him with two cannon taken from the English.

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  • Though the population is diminished and the cities ruinous, the country is still remarkable for fertility, thanks to the copiousness of its water-supply draining from the Lebanon mountains.

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  • For this volume he received the thanks of parliament, and the second and third volumes appeared in 1681 and 1715.

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  • At Orthes he won further distinction by his pursuit of the enemy; he was made K.C.B., and received the thanks of parliament.

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  • The brigadier was particularly mentioned in Wellington's despatches, and received the thanks of parliament as well as the Maria Theresa and other much-prized foreign orders.

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  • Thanks to the political and religious unity which a common worship of the emperor and of Rome gave them, thanks to administrative centralization tempered by a certain amount of municipal autonomy, Gaul prospered throughout three centuries.

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  • Thanks to him and his disciples in the middle of the 4th century and the beginning of the 5th many of the towns possessed well-established churches; but the C,~h.

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  • In order to avenge her sister, Brunhilda incited Sigebert to begin a war which terminated in 575 with the assassination of Sigebert by Fredegond at the very moment when, thanks to the help of the Germans, he had gained the victory, and with the imprisonment of Brunhilda at Rouen.

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  • The ecclesiastical party also abandoned Brunhilda because of her persecution of their saints, after which Clotaire, having now got the upper hand, thanks to the defection of the Austrasian nobles, of Arnulf, bishop of Metz, with his brother Pippin, and of Warnachaire, mayor of the palace, made a terrible end of Brurihilda in 613.

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  • He did subdue Aquitaine completely, thanks to his brother Charibert, with whom he had avoided dividing the kingdom, and he tried to restore his own demesne, which had been despoiled by the granting of benefices or by the pious frauds of the Church.

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  • The Merovingian kings, mere war-chiefs before the advent of Clovis, had after the conquest of Gaul become absolute hereditary causes of nionarchs, thanks to the disappearance of the popular the failof assemblies and to the perpetual state of warfare.

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  • Thanks to Charlemagne, and through the restoration of order and of the schools, a common civilization was prepared for the varied elements of the Empire.

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  • Thanks to Hughs support and to the good offices of Otto and his brother Bruno, archbishop of Cologne and duke of Lorraine, Lothair was chosen king and crowned at Reims. Hugh exacted, as payment for his disinterestedness and fidelity, a renewal of his sovereignty over Burgundy with that of Aquitaine as well; he was in fact the viceroy of the kingdom, and others imitated him by demanding indemnities, privileges and confirmation of rights, as was customary at the beginning of a reign.

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  • For nine years (956965) Bruno, archbishop of Cologne, was regent of France, and thanks to him there was a kind of entente cordiale between the Carolingians and the Robertinians and Otto.

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  • On the (1137 other hand, thanks to his marriage with Eleanor 1180).

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  • Thanks to the ecclesiastical sanction of his royalty, Philip had successfully braved the pope for twenty years, in the matter of Ingeborg and again in that of the German schism, when he had supported Philip of Swabia against Otto of Brunswick, the popes candidate.

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  • he began the fatal era of great international wars by his unlucky crusade against the king of Aragon, who, thanks to the massacre of the Sicilian Vespers, substituted his own predominance in Sicily for that of Charles of Anjou.

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  • And this money, so necessary for the prosecution of the war with England, which had been interrupted for a year, thanks to the popes intervention, was lavished by him upon his favorite, Charles of La Cerda.

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  • country; although Charles V., durement subtil et sage, succeeded in getting rid of them, thanks to du Guesclin, one of their chiefs, who led them to any place where fighting was going onto Brittany, Alsace, Spain.

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  • Thanks to the prudent constable du Guesclin, sitting quietly at home he reconquered bit by bit what his predecessors had lost upon the battlefield, helm on head and sword in hand; and when he died in 1380, after the decease of both Edward III.

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  • But thanks to the permanent tax of the taille during this time of truce Charles VII.

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  • Brfttany This was soon seen after his death in the reaction which menaced his work and those who had served him; but thanks to himself and to his true successor, his eldest daughter Anne, married to the sire de Beaujeu, a younger member of the house of Bourbon, the set-back was only partial.

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  • Thanks to their action, feudalism was attacked in its landed interest in the person of the constable de Bourbon; feudalism in its financial aspect by the execution of superintendent Semblancay and the special privileges of towns and provinces by administrative centralization.

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  • Thanks to Tavannes, the duke of Anjou gained easy victories at Jarnac over the prince of Cond, who was killed, and at Moncontour over Coligny, who was wounded (March October 1569); but these successes were rendered fruitless by the jealousy of Charles IX.

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  • Thanks to this he was on the point of seizing Paris, Assassins- when in his turn he was assassinated on the 1st of Henry III.

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  • to invest her with the regency, thanks to Villeroy and contrary to the last will of Henry IV.

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  • A decided success was, however, achieved between 163S and 1640, thanks to Bernard of Saxe-Weimar and afterwards to Gubriant, and to the parallel action of the Swedish generals, Banr, Wrangel and Torstensson.

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  • Richelieu obtained Alsace, Breisach and the forest-towns on the Rhine; while in the north, thanks to the Dutch and owing to the conquest of Artois, marshals de la Meilleraye, de Chtillon and de Brz forced the barrier, of the Netherlands.

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  • But thanks to Mazarin, who completed his work, France gathered in the harvest sown by Richelieu.

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  • Thanks to him, the duke of Enghien (Louis de Bourbon, afterwards prince of Cond), appointed commander-in-chief at the age of twentytwo, caused the downfall of the renowned Spanish infantry at Rocroi; and he discovered Turenne, whose prudence tempered Conds overbold ideas.

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  • the sole pivot of public life, as he had already become the source of religious authority, thanks to the Jesuits and to Bossuet.

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  • were unsuccessful, thanks to the Huguenot Schomberg, Jean Bart and Duguay Trouin ruined AngloDutch maritime commerce.

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  • endeavoured to postpone this event, and was well supported; he revived the courage of the Turks and provided them with arms, thanks to the comte de Bonneval (q.v.), one of those adventurers of high renown whose influence in Europe during the first half of the eighteenth century is one of the most piquant features of that period.

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  • Many of its members were sons of the bourgeoisie, men who having been educated at college, thanks to some charitablt, agency, in the pride of learning, and raised above their original station, were ready for anything but had achieved nothing They bad plenty of talent at c0mmand, were full of classical tirades against tyranny, and, though sensitive enough in their private life, were bloodthirsty butchers in their public relations.

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  • But thanks to the past influence of the Girondin party, who had caused the war, and of the regicides of the Mountain, this peace not only ratified the conquest of Belgium, the left bank of the Rhine and Santo Domingo, but paved the way for fresh conquests; for the old spirit of domination and persistent hostility to Austria attracted the destinies of the Revolution definitely towards war.

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  • After the i3th Vendmiaire the royalists too, deceived in their hopes, were expecting to return gradually to the councils, thanks to the high property qualification for the franchise.

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  • Order was maintained in France, even the against royalist west being pacified, thanks to Hoche, who the finished his victorious campaign of 1796 against royalists.

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  • As was said of him soon after his death: "His lips were the seat of wisdom, and thanks to him the Law, which he examined and interpreted, has come to life again."

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  • Brittany, which was dependent on the province of Tours, had just for a time recovered its independence, thanks to its duke Nominoe: The struggle between the two nationalities, the Celt and the Frank, found a reflexion in the sphere of religion.

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  • He had always shown great enthusiasm for a military career, and so distinguished himself in the campaigns in which he took part that on one occasion he received a public vote of thanks.

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  • For this exploit, he received the thanks of parliament.

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  • In 1758 he was appointed admiral of the blue and commander-in-chief of the expedition to Cape Breton, when, in conjunction with General Amherst, he took the fortress of Louisburg, and the island of Cape Breton - services for which he again received the thanks of the House of Commons.

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  • In March 1814 the Allies entered Paris, and thanks to Talleyrand's negotiations the restoration of the Bourbons was effected, Louis XVIII.

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  • Henry of Ceva had taken refuge in Sicily at the time of Pope Boniface VIII.'s persecution of the Spirituals, and thanks to the good offices of Frederick of Sicily, a little colony of Franciscans who rejected all property had soon established itself in the island.

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  • The anatomical structure of all parts of the plant is now known, in various Calamarieae, thanks more especially to the work of Williamson in England and of Renault in France.

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  • I), "is so poor-spirited or indolent as not to wish to know by what means, and thanks to what sort of constitution, the Romans subdued the world in something less than fifty-three years?"

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  • Thanks to his popularity with the army, Nicephorus was crowned emperor by the side of Romanus's infant sons, and in spite of the patriarch's opposition married their mother Theophano.

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  • Thanks to Alex, that chore had been turned into a simple twist of a knob.

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  • She helped Destiny into her chair and smiled thanks to Alex as he held hers.

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  • Not hardly, but thanks anyway.

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  • Thanks, I know we can count on you, Katie, but I think she'll be more comfortable staying at our house.

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  • "Well thanks," he said, and went into a coughing fit.

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  • Thanks for last night.

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  • Thanks to the insurance, there aren't any.

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  • "Thanks," Lisa said as she pulled the bedspread over the pillow.

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  • After a moment of thanks, they all began their meal.

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  • Thanks, now why don't you get dressed and we'll go out to dinner and a movie or something.

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  • "Thanks for revealing your strategy," she said in an acid tone.

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  • Thanks, but I'd rather go alone.

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  • Thanks. Since your radio isn't on, I'm guessing you're off duty.

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  • It's all there, and thanks for the business.

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  • Thanks for the offer, anyway.

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  • "Thanks," he said, giving Rachel a little hug.

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  • Thanks for the information.

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  • Thanks, but I can take care of myself.

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  • Thanks. Those things give me the creeps.

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  • Thanks for the help, guys, but I agreed to take care of my team and the cooking when I signed on.

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  • Thanks, but I did all this by myself until you came along.

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  • Thanks for the warning.

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  • I guess I should say thanks.

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  • Where I've lived for the last two years, thanks to him.

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  • Thanks for your time.

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  • I know what you're up to and thanks for the concern, but I'm fine now.

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  • And thanks for the chocolates, too.

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  • "Thanks," she said breathlessly, and stepped away from the horse.

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  • "Thanks," he said but he didn't bite on my invitation.

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  • Thanks for sharing it with us.

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  • Thanks. I really appreciate you people listening to my tale.

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  • Thanks. I appreciate your understanding.

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  • "Thanks," she said, "For everything."

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  • We dropped Howie off at his hotel as he gushed his thanks.

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  • "There's one less bad guy, Howie," I said, "Thanks to you."

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  • Then I lost a grandson and thanks to a miracle, he was returned to me, unharmed.

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  • If my mother knew, she'd drop to her knees and say a million Hail Mary's in thanks!

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  • I thought of leaving a note of thanks to the Psychic Tipster, so kindly confiding to me, albeit vicariously through dear departed Brenda, his or her limitations.

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  • She in return, expressed her thanks for, as she said, being appointed the resident authority on the Psychic Tipster.

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  • "No, thanks," I protested, as I sat on the sofa.

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  • Thanks to my wife's calm and nurturing manner the balance of the morning passed peacefully.

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  • Thanks. It's nice to be alive.

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  • Please convey my thanks to him.

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  • "Thanks," I said, handing him the bill.

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  • The psychic tipster is no longer in action, one way or another thanks to my cunning triumph!

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  • Thanks. It's been a bit rough lately for both of us.

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  • "Thanks, Jenn," Bianca said.

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  • "Thanks. It's important," Sofi said.

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  • "Yeah, thanks," she replied.

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