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  • He threw her a sharp look over his shoulder.

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  • She threw the towel on the counter.

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  • You're the one who threw the ring at me.

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  • She paused, sucking in a deep breath, and then threw her hands in the air in defeat.

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  • I gave her a spoon, which she threw on the floor.

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  • She threw her arms around his neck and pressed her cheek against him.

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  • After dinner, when the footman handed coffee and from habit began with the princess, the prince suddenly grew furious, threw his stick at Philip, and instantly gave instructions to have him conscripted for the army.

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  • She threw the pillow over her head, drawing the light blanket up against her chin.

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  • She lit with one foot underneath her body, and the momentum of her fall threw her forward - over the ledge.

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  • She threw up again, sick and weak.

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  • He threw open the door and walked away.

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  • She threw her blanket under the wagon.

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  • He threw her on the bed again.

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  • She threw the covers back and then gasped.

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  • I rushed to a rest room and threw up a meal I didn't remember eating.

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  • He threw it upon the floor and began to cry.

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  • "Who will sing us a song?" said the master woodman as he threw a fresh log upon the fire.

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  • At last, however, the sea, as if weary of its new toy, threw me back on the shore, and in another instant I was clasped in my teacher's arms.

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  • You threw me out with nowhere to go after the man who was meant to be my husband was killed.

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  • When she had finished, she threw it on the floor and ran toward the door.

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  • Katie sighed and threw the last potato in the pan.

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  • He threw a saddle on a reddish brown horse and nodded You're right.

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  • The flames threw eerie lights into the sand around the wagons, but nothing moved.

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  • They shouted and threw stones into the cave.

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  • On seeing the Russian general he threw back his head, with its long hair curling to his shoulders, in a majestically royal manner, and looked inquiringly at the French colonel.

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  • The wound opened again and the salt he threw into it drew a sharp response from her.

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  • The countess in turn, without omitting her duties as hostess, threw significant glances from behind the pineapples at her husband whose face and bald head seemed by their redness to contrast more than usual with his gray hair.

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  • But he threw it upon his shoulders and seemed well satisfied.

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  • Bonaparte meanwhile began taking the glove off his small white hand, tore it in doing so, and threw it away.

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  • He cursed me and yanked it out of the base and threw it across the room.

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  • Just then a loud cackling was heard outside; and, when a servant threw open the door with a low bow, a yellow hen strutted in.

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  • He threw himself down in bed and closed his eyes.

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  • Jule threw himself down as she leveled it and fired.

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  • In her room she threw herself on the bed and sobbed herself free of tears.

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  • She threw him a sideways look.

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  • No one threw his shoe into the air conditioner, I assure you.)

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  • Talon all but threw them both into the backseat while he climbed into the driver's seat.

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  • He threw himself down in the seat across from her.

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  • Mary threw her hands in the air.

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  • She threw the covers back and went down the hall to the stairway.

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  • Rostov, who had completely forgotten Denisov, not wishing anyone to forestall him, threw off his fur coat and ran on tiptoe through the large dark ballroom.

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  • In her room, she dropped on the bed and threw her arms out, sinking into its softness.

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  • Saying this he again turned round, dropped his hands, took the bottle and lifted it to his lips, threw back his head, and raised his free hand to balance himself.

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  • Nesvitski with a laugh threw his arms round Prince Andrew, but Bolkonski, turning still paler, pushed him away with an angry look and turned to Zherkov.

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  • "If you need it, take the money," and he threw the purse to him and ran out of the inn.

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  • Shaking himself, he rose, threw back his head, and with resolute steps went past the ladies into the little drawing room.

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  • Pierre took the letter Anatole handed him and, pushing aside a table that stood in his way, threw himself on the sofa.

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  • She threw her leg over the horse and dropped to the ground in a swirl of skirts.

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  • She threw back the covers.

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  • She threw the covers back and dashed to the patio doors, staring outside.

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  • So they threw their sabots, a kind of clog shoe, into the machinery to break it—an act that gave us the word sabotage.

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  • Once, while we were out on the water, the sun went down over the rim of the earth, and threw a soft, rosy light over the White City, making it look more than ever like Dreamland....

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  • Princess Mary threw a shawl over her head and ran to meet the newcomer.

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  • The weather had cleared up, and near the next hut two officers and a cadet were playing svayka, laughing as they threw their missiles which buried themselves in the soft mud.

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  • Pierre too when she had gone almost ran into the anteroom, restraining tears of tenderness and joy that choked him, and without finding the sleeves of his fur cloak threw it on and got into his sleigh.

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  • Rostov threw his cloak over his shoulders, shouted to Lavrushka to follow with the things, and--now slipping in the mud, now splashing right through it--set off with Ilyin in the lessening rain and the darkness that was occasionally rent by distant lightning.

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  • But as soon as he had left the room the old prince, looking uneasily round, threw down his napkin and went himself.

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  • Her large brown eyes took in Lisa with surprise and she threw her son a questioning look.

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  • Yet some fate constantly threw them together.

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  • She finished pealing the potato and threw it into the pan before continuing.

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  • "Now maybe you'll pay attention," he said and threw the shaft of the arrow.

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  • She threw the potato into a pan and eyed Carmen reflectively.

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  • He threw the canteen and it hit Two's cheek.

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  • He threw up his hands in defeat and disappeared upstairs.

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  • Lana shoved herself back, ignoring the pain in her wrist as adrenaline flew threw her.

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  • Out of the windows of the Senate House the soldiers threw chairs into the Square for fuel and kindled fires there.

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  • Pete threw his feet over the wagon seat and dropped to the ground.

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  • The next morning, after Cade left, she threw a roast in the oven and eagerly set to work on the family room.

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  • She darted to the Other and threw her arms around him.

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  • Her memories overshadowed, she threw open the curtains.

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  • And they threw him in.

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  • The count jumped up and, swaying from side to side, spread his arms wide and threw them round the little girl who had run in.

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  • He scattered the burning tobacco, smashed the pipe, and threw it away.

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  • He came out from behind the chairs, clasped his partner's hand firmly, threw back his head, and advanced his foot, waiting for the beat.

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  • Worn out by sleeplessness and anxiety they threw their burden of sorrow on one another and reproached and disputed with each other.

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  • The side horses, pressing against the shafts of the middle horse, sank in the snow, which was dry and glittered like sugar, and threw it up.

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  • She threw this over her head and shoulders and glanced at Nicholas.

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  • "Home!" said Pierre, and despite twenty-two degrees of frost Fahrenheit he threw open the bearskin cloak from his broad chest and inhaled the air with joy.

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  • And going to his bed he threw himself on it without undressing and immediately fell asleep.

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  • "Clear that away!" said the officer, pointing to the beams and the corpses, and the French soldiers, after dispatching the wounded, threw the corpses over the parapet.

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  • Connie threw her hands up in defeat.

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  • So you threw your clothes in a suitcase and ran away.

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  • She threw him an accusing look.

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  • But it jumped quickly forward and threw Gilbert upon the ground.

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  • And now they would have spared him; but he was true to his promise,-- as soon as the song was finished, he threw himself headlong into the sea.

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  • He drank for a long minute then threw his head back, roaring with pleasure.

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  • Evelyn threw her arms around her and hugged her, chuckling.

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  • This threw the lesser princes, already alarmed at the growth of Prussian military power, into the arms of Austria, which thus secured a permanent majority in the diet.

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  • The close connection with the Poles, the principle of federalism which they maintained,the support given to them by the Bavarian patriots, their protest against the revolution from above as represented equally by the annexation of Hanover and the abolition of the papal temporal power, threw them into strong opposition to the prevailing opinion, an opposition which received its expression When Hermann von Mallincrodt (182 I 1874), the most respected of their parliamentary leaders, declared that justice was not present at the birth of the empire.

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  • election which practically terminated the Union, though an agreement was come to that the survivor of the two kings should reign over all three kingdoms. Norway, subsequently, threw in her lot definitively with Denmark.

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  • In later years he threw himself with zeal into politics.

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  • He therefore took counsel merely with his interest as a temporal prince, threw in his lot with France, supported the duke of Nevers in the Mantuan Succession, and, under stress of ' fear of Habsburg supremacy, suffered himself to be drawn into closer relations with the Protestants than beseemed his office, and incurred the reproach of rejoicing in the victories of heretics.

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  • She threw the covers back and gasped as her feet hit the cold floor.

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  • She scrambled from underneath the wagon and hastily threw her blankets under the seat.

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  • She threw the rifle to her shoulder and took aim.

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  • She backed away from him, wiping her mouth as she threw him a poisonous look.

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  • Talon threw himself on his back.

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  • It mingled with the magic of the monument, and she threw it upward, towards the sky.

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  • A second explosion threw him across the room.

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  • His soul was … lost soon after we threw your old body into the deepest chasm in the mortal world.

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  • With a frustrated growl, she threw herself into bed.

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  • The country threw itself into the celebration with unchecked enthusiasm; large sums of money were everywhere subscribed; in every city, town and village something was done both in the way of rejoicing and in the way of establishing some permanent memorial of the event.

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  • The death of the young prince threw a gloom over the country, and caused the royal family to spend the year in such retirement as was possible.

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  • At length he threw up his situation and returned to Paris (1745).

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  • In 1845 appeared his Zur Geschichte and Literatur, in which he threw light on the literary and social history of the Jews.

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  • This took place on the night of the 22nd of April 1826; but a mistaken order threw the ranks of the Greeks into disorder, and the Turks entered the town pell-mell with the retreating crowd.

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  • It applied only to those occupations, mines and factories, in which the use of machinery was common; it threw the whole burden of compensation on to the masters; but, on the other hand, for the first thirteen weeks after an accident the injured workman received compensation from the sick fund, so that the cost only fell on the masters in the more serious cases.

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  • He threw himself with characteristic energy into his new work, visiting, preaching and lecturing in every part of his diocese.

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  • Athamas went mad, and slew one of his sons, Learchus; Ino, to escape the pursuit of her frenzied husband, threw herself into the sea with her other son Melicertes.

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  • He returned to parliament in 1858, and in February seconded the motion which threw out Lord Palmerston's government.

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  • Thereafter Mehemet Ali threw Egypt freely open to Europeans, and a busy traffic in antiquities began, chiefly through the agency of the consuls of different powers.

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  • The man who had wished to stop the affair ran to a corner of the room and threw himself on a sofa with his face to the wall.

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  • Well, then, come here, said she, and went further in among the plants and threw down the doll.

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  • "Wait a bit, here's a letter for you," said the old man suddenly, taking a letter addressed in a woman's hand from a bag hanging above the table, onto which he threw it.

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  • He took out a notebook, hurriedly scribbled something in pencil, tore out the leaf, gave it to Kozlovski, stepped quickly to the window, and threw himself into a chair, gazing at those in the room as if asking, "Why do they look at me?"

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  • He threw the mixture onto the floor and asked for some more water.

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  • When he had read thus far, he crumpled the letter up and threw it away.

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  • "Uncle" himself twisted up the hare, threw it neatly and smartly across his horse's back as if by that gesture he meant to rebuke everybody, and, with an air of not wishing to speak to anyone, mounted his bay and rode off.

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  • Natasha threw off the shawl from her shoulders, ran forward to face "Uncle," and setting her arms akimbo also made a motion with her shoulders and struck an attitude.

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  • Natasha looked round at her, and then, red and trembling, threw a frightened look of inquiry at Anatole and moved toward the door.

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  • I couldn't hold them in, my hands grew numb in the sharp frost so that I threw down the reins--'Catch hold yourself, your excellency!' says I, and I just tumbled on the bottom of the sleigh and sprawled there.

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  • Dolokhov, without answering, took the cloak, threw it over Matrena, and wrapped her up in it.

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  • Suddenly a terrible concussion threw him backwards to the ground.

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  • Hearing the yell the officer turned round, and at the same moment Pierre threw himself on the drunkard.

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  • When he espied Denisov he hastily threw something into the bushes, removed his sodden hat by its floppy brim, and approached his commander.

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  • There was something horrible and bestial in the fleeting glance they threw at the riders and in the malevolent expression with which, after a glance at Kutuzov, the soldier with the sores immediately turned away and went on with what he was doing.

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  • The dancer stopped, pulled off the loose piece of leather, and threw it on the fire.

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  • And do you know, Daddy, the day before yesterday we ran at them and, my word, they didn't let us get near before they just threw down their muskets and went on their knees.

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  • She threw Giddon an exasperated look.

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  • Finally she threw back the covers and rolled out of bed.

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  • She grabbed a handful of clothes from the drawer and threw them into the suitcase.

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  • She threw back the robe and sat up stiffly.

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  • He threw himself down and squeezed his head, furious at his own weakness.

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  • Andrew threw out his hand and received an ugly gash across the knuckles.

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  • The apron did not dry quickly enough to suit me, so I drew nearer and threw it right over the hot ashes.

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  • The embossed books and other apparatus arrived, and I threw myself into the work with renewed confidence.

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  • Then I let her out into the warm sunshine and went up to my room and threw myself on the bed exhausted.

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  • I showed her the napkin and pinned it round her neck, then tore it off and threw it on the floor and shook my head.

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  • Then she threw herself on the floor and began to swim so energetically that some of us thought we should be kicked out of our chairs!

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  • One day, while she was out walking with her mother and Mr. Anagnos, a boy threw a torpedo, which startled Mrs. Keller.

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  • Pierre threw off his cloak and entered the first room, in which were the remains of supper.

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  • Denisov threw both pillows on the floor.

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  • He threw the bottle to the Englishman, who caught it neatly.

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  • "Idiot!" she screamed at her brother and, running to a chair, threw herself on it, sobbing so violently that she could not stop for a long time.

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  • As soon as she saw Pierre, the woman almost threw herself at his feet.

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  • The vamp's blow and magic threw her to the ground.

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  • Encouraged by the comparison, she threw back the covers and swung her feet to the cold hardwood floor.

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  • Ed threw up his head and snorted.

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  • She gripped the reins as Princess threw her head back, snorting and side-stepping.

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  • I threw everything away.

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  • When Carmen continued to stare at her, she threw her hands in the air.

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  • Grabbing the bra and panties, she went to the living room and threw them into the fireplace.

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  • When Carmen didn't respond, she threw her hands in the air and rolled her eyes.

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  • When he didn't give any indication that he heard, she threw the covers back.

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  • Rhyn threw up his hands in surrender.

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  • Gabriel smashed into him, picked him up and threw him.

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  • Gabe threw his head back, breathing hard and sweating.

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  • The beast across the hall roared and threw itself against its prison.

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  • Rhyn refused it and threw himself onto the comfy couch farther away from Hell's flames.

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  • It's the human you threw in the cell across from me, isn't it?

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  • She was normally good at covering emotions she didn't want to display, but he read them all and threw them back in her face.

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  • They reached her room, and she threw down her shower things on the bed, agitated.

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  • Her hand went to her neck, and she threw off the covers, crossing the cold stone floor to the bathroom.

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  • He threw her against the wall, blinded by pain and rage.

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  • She threw another and pulled the final from the fridge.

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  • Confusion and rage blinded him, and he threw himself into the battle, not noticing the nicks and bruises his opponents inflicted upon him.

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  • Hannah.s face glowed, and she threw her arms around him.

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  • Darkyn changed into his demon form and tackled Rhyn, who threw him off.

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  • He threw his head back and roared with fury and pain until his throat was raw.

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  • The dinner party Evelyn threw to celebrate Kiera's first commissioned piece of art had been a success, as was expected.

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  • The bombshell blonde always threw good dinner parties with fun themes; this theme had been Disco Night, complete with lava lamps, disco ball, tacky '70s music that still jammed out the open windows, and costumes for those who chose to wear them.

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  • Someone threw her over his shoulder and she let out a shout that earned her a blow to the head.

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  • Furious, she threw them and turned to find two of the beings kneeling by the grass, touching them.

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  • Just because she threw herself at you hours before she died doesn't make you culpable.

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  • She threw herself at Ryland, practically under Shipton's nose.

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  • Either his words or his soothing voice caused the woman to abandon what little self-control she possessed; she threw her arms around him, sobbing.

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  • She threw the suit back on the bar, and glared at him.

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  • She narrowed her eyes and practically threw a plate at him.

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  • He threw her over his shoulder, ran to his car, tossed her in, and raced home.

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  • She found her purse, fished them out and threw them to him.

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  • Elisabeth threw her head back laughing.

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  • Elisabeth threw her head back laughing as he buried his face in her neck.

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  • Elisabeth threw a pillow at his head as he ducked through the doorway.

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  • Elisabeth threw her arms around him.

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  • Elisabeth met Miriam at the door and threw her arms around her.

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  • Miriam pursed her lips then threw her hands up.

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  • She screamed even louder and threw her arms around his neck.

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  • Sarah threw her arms around her.

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  • Carmen threw her hands in the air.

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  • He threw a stern look at Katie.

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  • She threw the covers back and rolled out of bed, gasping when her bare feet hit the cold floor.

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  • "I slept here last night," he threw over his shoulder.

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  • With deadly accuracy, she threw the ball at him, laughing when it bounced off his leather coat and sprayed a mist of white crystals in his face.

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  • In her room she ran a comb threw her curls and stared back at the violet eyes haunting her from the mirror.

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  • She paused mid-stride and threw a response over her shoulder without looking at him.

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  • I threw the hen into the woods, so the fox will probably get it anyway.

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  • Slowly and deliberately he threw her a kiss.

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  • Carmen threw the sheets back.

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  • She baited the hook and threw it in the pond, watching as tiny waves rippled out from the bobber and gently lapped at the grassy shore.

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  • He threw the chain in the truck bed.

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  • She turned and threw the pitchfork toward the barn.

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  • Dan entered their command tent and threw down a chunk of blackened metal.

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  • He threw himself into one of the beat-up chairs in the tiny comms center.

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  • They threw in a grenade last time.

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  • Brady threw himself down, rolled, and ran, taking cover behind a boulder as the laser missile exploded the ground in front of him.

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  • Katie stood and threw her head back.

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  • After Alex left, Carmen threw the sheets in the dryer, washed dishes and cleaned his kitchen.

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  • Her attention jerked back to the house and she threw both hands over her mouth.

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  • In fluid movements, he shook out a noose, swung it a few times to get momentum and then threw it at the limb.

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  • Backing the truck around, he threw gravel from the rear tires as he took off.

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  • She threw her hands in the air.

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  • The sight of the white dodge ram truck threw her pulse into high gear.

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  • When he emerged from the truck in one piece and with no visible damage, she threw herself into his waiting arms.

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  • Katie threw her hands in the air and rolled her eyes.

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  • He threw the last stone into the water without trying to skip it.

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  • She threw her palms and rolled her eyes.

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  • He dried his hands on a paper towel and threw it in the trash.

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  • She pealed off a couple of leaves of hay and threw them into Ed's stall.

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  • At the barn, Carmen fed and watered Brutus and threw some hay to the cow.

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  • This time she was actually so sick she threw up.

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  • His temper was free and running and she tried to do the same, but he caught her and threw her on the hay.

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  • She threw the egg at him and it landed square in the middle of his forehead.

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  • He threw the towel on the counter.

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  • She threw her cell phone on the bed.

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  • In his hand was a bouquet of wild flowers, which he promptly threw to the side when he saw her on the floor.

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  • Untying the reins, he threw the rope over the saddle horn and mounted in one fluid movement.

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  • Josh darted for Alex and he threw the keys into the hedge row.

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  • She raced across the corral and threw herself into his open arms.

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  • You and Damian threw down the gauntlet.

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  • Pain flew threw him, scrambling his thoughts.

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  • She threw herself into the snow, watching the lightning slice the air where she'd been.

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  • With effort, she forced herself up and threw a dagger in the direction of the Other.

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  • I hate them, but I finally threw my hat in the ring with them to stop Darian and to stop them from slaughtering my people.

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  • Pain flew threw her.

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  • Darian's magic threw him against the wall.

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  • Every once in awhile, he absorbed too much, and the result threw him on his back.

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  • She threw herself down to avoid the second, sent another knife in its direction to distract it, and leapt up, dancing and twisting through the lightning streams.

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  • She picked up a rock and threw it into the center of the gateway.

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  • He threw off the covers, gaze sweeping the room.

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  • Bianca threw her arms around him.

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  • She stepped into the cool night ahead of an occupied Sirian and threw her head back to see the half-moon.

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  • He reached Rissa and threw himself from his horse, keeping a hold of the reins as he smashed blows into one of the three facing her.

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  • She darted to her feet and threw one of her daggers.

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  • After the demon healed his legs, he threw himself from the Western Cliffs.

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  • I threw my cousin's body from the Cliffs into the ocean, and I told my mate a bandit killed our daughter.

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  • Taran threw himself into the fight eagerly and was pleased when Allin joined him at his side.

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  • It reared, tearing the reins from her hands as it threw her.

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  • Taran sighed and threw himself into a chair at one end of the table.

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  • Taran threw himself onto his back in front of the fire, exhausted.

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  • Father threw her in the catacombs.

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  • We threw them in the dungeon.

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  • Katie sighed and threw her hands in the air as she turned away.

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  • Then she threw a leaf of alfalfa hay into her stall.

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  • About time she was thinking Sam might be the one she wanted to hire, Sam threw a kink into the process.

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  • What difference did it make whether there was a snake or Ed got nervous and threw her?

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  • Jose stopped working and threw Carmen a questioning look.

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  • If he had a response, it was lost when she threw the phone.

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  • I fell head over heals with the little goat lady who had the courage to get right up into my face and give me what-for about a hen I threw to the fox.

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  • She blew her nose and threw the tissue in the trash.

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  • He heaved a sigh and threw his hands into the air in defeat.

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  • He threw his head back and laughed.

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  • Mr. O'Hara threw his pen on his desk and scowled at her.

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  • He threw one long leg across the other and glanced around, absently plucking a package of cigarettes from his shirt pocket.

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  • She frantically threw her purse open, searching for a tissue, but a violent sneeze ripped through her lungs so quickly she barely had time to cover her mouth with her hand.

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  • She finished her food and threw the paper plate in the trash.

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  • She woke with a gasp and threw back the covers.

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  • Without taking the time to dress, he threw a towel on the car seat and climbed in.

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  • He threw the towel across his broad shoulders and lowered himself to a bench beside the table.

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  • Finally she threw the knife on the counter.

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  • He hated the man who threw them out.

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  • Why else do you think your father threw you out?

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  • Jessi recognized the wall the teen girl threw up.

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  • Hot fire flew threw her.

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  • She all but threw the last of the pillows into place.

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  • Jessi strode to her waiting car and threw herself into the driver's seat.

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  • If he threw out every woman he slept with, she'd have to save this option for a last resort, in case he fired her the morning after.

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  • "I didn't… how the hell …" She almost threw the iPad.

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  • According to the legend, Athena, who had invented the flute, threw it away in disgust, because it distorted the features.

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  • Emerging from his solitude Rienzi journeyed to Prague, which he reached in July 1350, and threw himself upon the protection of the emperor Charles IV.

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  • But Zeus descended to her in a shower of gold, and she gave birth to Perseus, whereupon Acrisius placed her and her infant in a wooden box and threw them into the sea.

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  • In his extremity Charles trusted himself to Herbert, count of Vermandois, who deceived him, and threw him into confinement at Château-Thierry and afterwards at Peronne.

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  • His father had given him powers to treat, but afterwards threw him over and rejected the terms of accommodation that he had proposed.

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  • What might have happened we cannot tell; but Descartes threw himself on the protection of the French ambassador and the prince of Orange, and the city magistrates, from whom he vainly demanded satisfaction in a dignified letter,2 were snubbed by their superiors.

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  • On his visit to Toulouse in 1665, with a mission from the Cartesian chiefs, his lectures excited boundless interest; ladies threw themselves with zeal and ability into the study of philosophy; and Regis himself .was made the guest of the civic corporation.

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  • As early as 1839 Stanley had joined with Tait, the future archbishop, in advocating certain university reforms. From 1846 onwards Jowett threw himself into this movement, which in 1848 became general amongst the younger and more thoughtful fellows, until it took effect in the commission of 1850 and the act of 1854.

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  • The untiring energy and zeal of Leandro Alem fitted him for being the chief organizer of a movement into which he threw himself heart and soul.

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  • But as the captain of the " Endeavour " ordered out the pinnace and prepared to land, the natives threw off their nonchalance; for on the boat approaching the shore, two men, each armed with a bundle of spears, presented themselves on a projecting rock and made threatening signs to the strangers.

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  • Peacock threw himself with characteristic ardour into the duties of this new position.

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  • At first he threw himself with great energy into the task of building up an adequate system of schools.

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  • The attack on Hispaniola, however, was a disastrous failure, and though a landing at Jamaica and the capture of the capital, Santiago de la Vega, was effected, the expedition was almost annihilated by disease; and Penn and Venables returned to England, when Cromwell threw them into the Tower.

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  • It faded away in the great Church, and probably Celsus was describing Montanist circles (though Origen assumed that they were ordinary believers) when he wrote 3 of the many Christians of no repute who at the least provocation, whether within or without their temples, threw themselves about like inspired persons; while others did the same in cities or among armies in order to collect alms, roaming about cities or camps.

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  • He thus threw in his lot with the Scottish philosophy, and his first dissertations are, in their leading position, adaptations from Reid's Inquiry.

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  • Grant threw the whole weight of his great influence in favour of confederation, and his oratory played an important part in securing the success of the movement.

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  • He subsequently threw in his lot with M.

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  • These changes threw a considerable strain on the finances, but the imminence of the danger caused their acceptance.

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  • allied himself with Liudprand, the Lombard king, threw off allegiance to Byzantium, and established the autonomy of Rome.

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  • In June 1809, during his campaign against Austria, Sir John Stuart with an Anglo-Sicilian force sailed northwards, captured Ischia and threw Murat into great alarm; but on the news of the Austrian defeat at Wagram Stuart sailed back again.

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  • He threw all the influence of the government against Crispi, who was charged with complicity in embezzlements perpetrated by Favilla, managing director of the Bologna branch of the Bank of Naples.

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  • From the first, Brissot threw himself heart and soul into the Revolution.

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  • Erasmus Darwin (Zoonomia, 17 94), though a zealous evolutionist, can hardly be said to have made any real advance on his predecessors; and, notwithstanding the fact that Goethe had the advantage of a wide knowledge of morphological facts, and a true insight into their signification, while he threw all the power of a great poet into the expression of his conceptions, it may be questioned whether he supplied the doctrine of evolution with a firmer scientific basis than it already possessed.

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  • At Rome too he obtained a canonry attached to Cracow cathedral, and on his return to Poland in 1755 threw himself heart and soul into the question of educational reform.

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  • The principle was patented, but the company owning the patent undertook to permit its free use by railway companies which were members of the Master Car Builders' Association, and thus threw open the underlying principle to competition.

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  • He continued to reside at Avignon despite the arguments of envoys and the verses of Petrarch, but threw a sop to the Romans by reducing the Jubilee term from one hundred years to fifty.

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  • In 1859 the mines were worked only for their gold; the ignorant miners threw away the " black stuff " which was really valuable silver ore with an assay value four times as great as that of their ores of gold; and when this was discovered there came a period of unprecedented silver production.

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  • With the approach of the presidential election of 1908, President Roosevelt reiterated his pledge not to accept another nomination, and threw his immense influence in favour of Mr Taft.

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  • Failing in an attempt to arrange terms, and also in obtaining the help which he solicited from France, O'Neill was utterly routed by the O'Donnells at Letterkenny; and seeking safety in flight, he threw himself on the mercy of his enemies, the MacDonnells.

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  • Called to the bar in Paris in 1831, he threw his whole energies into journalism.

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  • When at length Tiglathpileser died, in 7 27, the slumbering revolt became general; Israel refused the usual tribute to its overlord, and definitely threw in its lot with " Egypt."

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  • Psammetichus (Psamtek) I., one of the ablest of Egyptian rulers for many centuries, threw off the Assyrian yoke 1 See G.

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  • When he repented of his attempted resistance and treated with Pompey for peace, his followers threw themselves into Jerusalem, and, when the faction of Hyrcanus resolved to open the gates, into the Temple.

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  • When the campaign of 1915 had disclosed the incredible inefficiency and corruption of the Russian War Office, Guchkov threw his whole energy into the work of refitting the army on the technical side.

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  • Miles made his adventurous journey through Oman, while Theodore Bent threw searchlights backwards into ancient Semitic history by his investigations in the Bahrein Islands in 1888 and in Hadramut in 1894 - 181n northern Asia it is impossible to follow in detail the results of the organized Russian surveys.

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  • The embassy threw out a hint, - their lord was dead and David himself had been anointed king over Judah; but the relation between Jabesh-Gilead and Saul had been a close one, and it was not to be expected that its eyes would be turned upon the king of Judah when Saul's son was installed at the not distant Mahanaim.

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  • He guided it through the controversies as to Robertson Smith's heresies, as to the use of hymns and instrumental music, and as to the Declaratory Act, brought to a successful issue the union of the Free and United Presbyterian Churches, and threw the weight of the united church on the side of freedom of Biblical criticism.

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  • The left wing of the Persians under Tissaphernes avoided a serious conflict with the Greeks; Cyrus in the centre threw himself upon Artaxerxes, but was slain in a desperate struggle.

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  • In 1881 he became master of University College, and threw himself with vigour into university and City life, becoming treasurer of the Radcliffe infirmary, and founder of the first technical school in Oxford, for which he presented a site.

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  • In an article in the Quarterly Review he threw out a suggestion for "an association of our nobility, clergy, gentry and philosophers," which was taken up by others and found speedy realization in the British Association for the Advancement of Name.

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  • It was said that Zeus threw it down from heaven when Ilus was founding the city of Ilium, Odysseus and Diomedes carried it off from the temple of Athena, and thus made the capture of Troy possible.

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  • It is obvious from what he says that his inner life became very different after he threw off his father's authority.

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  • The return of a large part of the armed forces from Italy and Germany, where they had lived on the liberated inhabitants, also threw new burdens on the Republic; and it was clear that French money alone would not suffice to fit out an armada.

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  • He now threw all his energies into the task of marshalling the forces of France and his vassal states for the overthrow of "perfidious Albion."

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  • During the troubles of1848-1849Feuerbach's attack upon orthodoxy made him something of a hero with the revolutionary party; but he never threw himself into the political movement, and indeed had not the qualities of a popular leader.

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  • A slave, having detected her in the act of embracing it and supposing it to be a lover, informed her father, who ordered her to burn the image; whereupon she threw herself with it into the flames.

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  • During his brief administration Vitellius showed indications of a desire to govern wisely, but he was completely under the control of Valens and Caecina, who for their own ends encouraged him in a course of vicious excesses which threw his better qualities into the background.

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  • In the contests which followed there can be no doubt that the Palmyrene princes cherished the idea of an independent empire of their own, though they never threw over their allegiance to the Roman suzerain until the closing act of the drama.

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  • (q.v.) the Persian king; 3 his gifts and letters, however, were contemptuously rejected, and from that time, as it seems, he threw himself warmly into the Roman cause.

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  • By way of reprisals for the Hussite outrages in Prague, the miners of Kuttenberg seized on any Hussites they could find, and burned, beheaded or threw them alive into the shafts of disused mines.

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  • Cotton seed in those days was the object of so much aversion that the planter burned it or threw it into running streams, as was most convenient.

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  • Oldenbarneveldt, supported by the states of Holland, came forward as the champion of provincial sovereignty against that of the states-general; Maurice threw the weight of his sword on the side of the union.

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  • He joined a Methodist class, threw his house open for love-feasts and prayer-meetings, and did a great deal of itinerant evangelization among the cottages of the countryside.

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  • According to another story, she fell to the lot of Odysseus, as a slave, and in despair threw herself into the Hellespont; or, she used such insulting language towards her captors that they put her to death (Dictys Cretensis v.

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  • The constitution of 1787 was then before the public, and Gallatin, with his dislike of strong government still upon him, threw himself into opposition and became one of the founders of the Anti-Federalist, or, as it was afterwards called, the Republican party.

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  • Megalithic town walls were naturally common in that stony land, Palestine, and very typical specimens of them were found in the Palestine Exploration Fund's excavations at Bethshemesh (`Ain Shems) directed by Dr. Duncan Mackenzie, 29 whose work also threw new light on the phenomenon of the appearance in Palestine between the 12th and 10th centuries B.C. of subMycenaean (Greek) pottery, which can only be ascribed to the Philistines, whose historical position as a foreign invading force from the Aegean area (Lycia and Crete-Kaphtor) is now entirely vindicated.

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  • But, on his return, he forgot to hoist the white sail, and his father, supposing that his son had lost his life, threw himself from a high rock on which he was keeping watch into the sea, which was afterwards called the Aegean.

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  • In contrast to the fanatics, after a brief hesitation they threw millennarianism overboard, and along with it all other "opiniones Judaicae."

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  • At her instigation he threw over his faithful and able favourite, a meanness which is said to have caused him well-deserved remorse.

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  • War and reconstruction threw upon them the new burden of the black children.

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  • They were crossing the Euphrates, not far from the castle of Jaber, when the drowning of their leader by accident threw confusion into their ranks.

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  • When the sultan discovered that Martinuzzi, who was all-powerful in Transylvania, had actually arranged to hand over the country to Ferdinand, he threw the Austrian ambassador into prison, and in September 1551 sent an army, 80,000 strong, under Mahommed Sokolli over the Danube.

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  • But the sultan could not bend his pride to suffer foreign intervention in a matter that touched his honour, and the return of Napoleon from Elba threw the Eastern Question into the background.

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  • Meanwhile Bennigsen had prepared for a fresh undertaking, and leaving Lestocq with 20,000 Prussians and Russians to contain Bernadotte, who lay between Braunsberg and Spandau on the Passarge, he moved southwards on the 2nd, and on the 3rd and 4th of June he fell upon Ney, driving him back towards Guttstadt, whilst with the bulk of his force he moved towards Heilsberg, where he threw up an entrenched position.

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  • The allies, however, continued to retreat, but unfortunately Vandamme, with his single corps and unsupported, issued out of the mountains on their flank, threw himself across their line of retreat near Kulm, and was completely overwhelmed by sheer weight of numbers (29th).

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  • Both personal and political reasons threw her into opposition to Bonaparte.

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  • 22, that Aristides after Plataea threw open the archonship to all the citizens, see ARCHON.) He is said by some authorities to have died at Athens, by others on a journey to the Euxine sea.

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  • In this period of anarchy the native princes of Glamorgan had their principal demesne, not at the camp but a mile to the north at Llystalybont, now merely a thatched farmhouse, while some Saxon invaders threw up within the camp a large moated mound on which the Normans about the beginning of the 12th century built the great shellkeep which is practically all that remains of their original castle.

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  • He negotiated with Rufus to obtain the possession of their mother's inheritance, but only incurred thereby the suspicions of the duke, who threw him into prison.

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  • But the king's diplomatic skill enabled him to satisfy the church without surrendering any rights of consequence (1106); and he skilfully threw the blame of his previous conduct upon his counsellor, Robert of Meulan.

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  • oppose them; and when they did, some Congreve rockets (then a novelty) threw them into confusion, so that the right bank was held until, on the morning of the 24th, the flotilla of 1 Commander of a British expedition from the Mediterranean islands.

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  • Most of the inhabitants continued heathens until, according to the legend, Salsa, a Christian maiden, threw the head of their serpent idol into the sea, whereupon the enraged populace stoned her to death.

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  • They threw in their lot (c. 1530) with the pirate Khair-ed-Din, and subsequently received a Turkish garrison.

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  • The people, headed by John Lizka (1376-1424), threw the burgomaster and several town-councillors, who were the instigators of this outrage, from the windows and they were immediately killed by the crowd.

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  • The chiefs of these colonies were invited to place them under the protection of the Portuguese crown, but these at first affecting loyalty to Spain declined the offer, then threw off the mask and declared themselves independent, and the Spanish governor, Elio, was afterwards defeated by Artigas, the leader of the independents.

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  • He threw himself with great energy into the agitation which led to the incorporation of the city, and was elected one of its first aldermen.

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  • Between 1782 and 1790 Tooke gave his support to Pitt, and in the election for Westminster, in 1784, threw all his energies into opposition to Fox.

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  • This desolate region was subsequently peopled by Vlachs, whom the religious persecutions of Louis the Great had driven thither from other parts of his domains, and, between 1350 and 1360, their voivode Bogdan threw off the Hungarian yoke altogether.

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  • On the 4th of September, after weeks of fruitless negotiation, the king-emperor threw down the gauntlet by reinstating Jellachich in all his honours.

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  • The Balkan crisis threw this question into the background during the winter; but, with the settlement of the international questions raised by the annexation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, it once more came to the front.

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  • The lines of the treaty of Westphalia, six years later, were already laid down by Richelieu; and its epochal importance in European history is a measure of the genius who threw the balance of power from Habsburg to Bourbon.

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  • 1910 failed miserably, and after a year of temporizing, he suddenly threw off all pretence at legal forms, dissolved the Diet almost before it had met, and in Dec. 1911 ordered new elections.

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  • In Italy Baron Sonnino's frankly anti-Slav attitude threw the Pact of Rome into the shade: and the Consulta worked hard to prevent Yugoslavia's recognition by the Allies.

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  • Nevertheless he fulfilled all his episcopal duties with diligence, and threw all his heart into the performance of those of a specially spiritual nature, such as his addresses at confirmations and to those on whom he conferred orders.

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  • All hope for the city being now at an end, the Syracusans threw themselves on the mercy of Marcellus; but Achradina and the island still held out for a brief space under the Syracusan mercenaries, till one of their officers, a Spaniard, betrayed the latter position to the enemy, and at the same time Achradina was carried and taken.

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  • In the tropics, as well as in Europe, such methods and such researches threw new light upon the causes and paths of the terrible infections of these climates.

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  • French revolutionary doctrines had become ominously popular, and no one sympathized with them more warmly than Lord Edward Fitzgerald, who, fresh from the gallery of the Convention in Paris, returned to his seat in the Irish parliament and threw himself actively into the work of opposition.

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  • Early in 1877 he was consecrated first bishop of Truro, and threw himself with characteristic vigour into the work of organizing the new diocese.

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  • The excavations at the latter place in 1881 threw great light upon the early history of London.

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  • The streets were hung with rich cloths of silk arras and tapestry; the aldermen and principal men of the city threw out of their windows handsful of gold and silver, to signify their gladness at the king's return; and the conduits ran with wine, both white and red.

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  • Comyn partly explored the northern and western affluents of the Ghazal, and threw some light on the puzzling hydrography and nomenclature of those tributaries.

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  • Soon after the Joyeuse Entrée a serious feud began between the citizens and the patrician class, and eventually the duke threw in his lot with the latter.

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  • The effects of friction and viscosity in diminishing the velocity of running water were noticed in the Principia of Sir Isaac Newton, who threw much light upon several branches of hydromechanics.

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  • After his death, the Assyrians, who were still nominally the vassals of Babylonia, threw off neser L - g n a ll disguise, and Shalmaneser I.

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  • When Filippo Strozzi, and above Second all his wife, threw their influence in the scales against expulsion the Medici, and the magistrates declared for their ex of the pulsion from power, Passerini, Ippolito and Alessandro Medici left Florence (17th of May 1527).

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  • In 1565, like many other English exiles, he made his headquarters at Louvain, and after a visit to the Imperial Diet at Augsburg in 1566, in attendance upon Commendone, who had been largely instrumental in the reconciliation of England with Rome in Mary's reign, he threw himself into the literary controversy between Bishop Jewel (q.v.) and Harding.

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  • There is no exact parallel in England to the conflict between these two classes in Scotland in the 16th century, or to the great continental revolution of the 13th and 14th centuries, by which the crafts threw off the yoke of patrician government and secured more independence in the management of their own affairs and more participation in the civic administration.

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  • His right to exact military, financial and judicial duties for the state he had used to force men to become his dependants, and then he had stood between them and the state, freeing them from burdens which he threw with increased weight upon those who still stood outside his personal protection.

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  • The classical accounts of the invasion of Aelius Gallus in 26 B.C. threw little light on the state of Arabia at the time, still less on its past history.

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  • when Manfred, who by Frederick's will had been charged with the government of the two Sicilies, felt obliged to acknowledge the pope's suzerainty, Innocent threw off the mask, ignored Conradin's claims, and on the 24th of October formally asserted his own claims to Calabria and Sicily.

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  • Aurangzeb then, by a clever stroke of policy, seized the person of his father, and threw him into confinement, in which he was kept for the remaining eight years of his life.

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  • Richard also threw himself into the disputes respecting the crown of Jerusalem, and supported Guy of Lusignan against Conrad of Montferrat with so much heat that he incurred grave, though unfounded, suspicions of complicity when Conrad was assassinated by emissaries of the Old Man of the Mountain.

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  • Comte threw himself into the suit with an energy worthy of Voltaire and won it.

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  • The engagement as tutor did not prove an agreeable one, and he soon threw it up (1771) in favour of an appointment as court preacher and member of the consistory at Biickeburg.

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  • The House of Lords threw out a bill to abolish the purchase of commissions in the army.

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  • But the violence of the Reformers threw him into the arms of the opposite party.

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  • The death of Jani-Beg, however, threw the empire into confusion.

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  • In February 1772 he threw up his place to be free to oppose the Royal Marriage Act, on which the king's heart was set.

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  • Military historians point out that he sometimes sacrificed great advantages to impetuosity; naval experts that he sometimes threw away great opportunities by indifference.

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  • Minos, disgusted at Scylla's treachery, tied her to the rudder of his ship, and afterwards cast her body ashore on the promontory called after her Scyllaeum; or she threw herself into the sea and swam after Minos, constantly pursued by her father, until at last she was changed into a ciris (a bird or a fish).

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  • He strongly advocated the abolition of university tests (1853), and threw himself with great energy into all that affected the social life of the people.

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  • A special envoy, sent by Louis XIV., to make inquiries and demand reparation, was treated with studied insult; and the result was that Mazarin abandoned the Turkish alliance and threw the power of France on to the side of Venice, openly assisting the Venetians in the defence of Crete.

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  • He never held office again, but he was very active in support of the causes which he had at heart, such as tariff reform, and woman suffrage; he was a keen critic of Lord Haldane's army reforms, and threw himself vigorously into the " die-hard " campaign of 1911.

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  • The foundation of the new federal capital Megalopolis threw Tegea somewhat into the shade.

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  • Their fire threw the latter into serious confusion and he had already decided to attack with his nearest division (de Cissey) in the direction of the steeple of Vionville, when his attention was caught by the outbreak of heavy firing in the copses below him, and the entry of fresh Prussian guns into action.

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  • The Syrians computed it from their month Tishrin I.; but the Greeks threw it back to the month Gorpiaeus of the preceding year.

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  • On the outbreak of the great rebellion, Lenthall threw in his lot with the parliament.

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  • Deane was slain by a cannon-shot by the side of his colleague Monk, who threw his cloak over the mangled body.

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  • The collapse of the Borgias threw Central Italy into confusion; and Machiavelli had, in 1505, to visit the Baglioni at Perugia and the Petrucci at Siena.

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  • Nevertheless, during the later years of his father's reign the weakness of the king and the declining health of the Black Prince threw the government very much into his hands.

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  • When the Mongol conquests threw Asia open to Frank travellers in the middle of the 13th century their minds were full of Prester John; they sought in vain for an adequate representative, nor was it in the nature of things that they should not find some representative.

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  • the king was forced to make (April 20) threw her definitely into opposition to the Revolution, and she betrayed to Mercy and Fersen the plans of the French generals (Arneth, p.2S9; Fersen, ii.

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  • He early threw himself into the Socialist movement, and became before long, as organizer and writer, an important personality in it.

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  • In 1901 an extraordinary "gusher" well was drilled near Beaumont, Jefferson county; in the nine days before this well was capped, it threw a stream of oil 160 ft.

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  • After repeated successes of the same sort Benjamin threw off his disguise and contributed regularly to the Courant.

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  • So strong was the feeling against him that on one occasion a would-be assassin threw at him a dynamite shell, which blew off one of his legs.

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  • Its democratic constitution, which seems to have been entirely congenial to the population of small freeholders, and its ambition to gain control over the Alpheus watershed and both the Arcadian high roads to the isthmus, frequently estranged Mantineia from Sparta and threw it into the arms of Argos.

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  • So salvation was to him not a painful progress toward a goal to be reached by the sacraments and by right conduct, but a state in which man found himself so soon as he despaired absolutely of his own efforts, and threw himself on God's assurances.