Throw sentence example

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  • I thought you were going to throw that picture away.

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  • Throw on some chips and make a blaze.

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  • Maybe they knew what kind of bait to throw out.

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  • I didn't bring my hat to throw in the door.

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  • I didn't come here to throw myself at your feet for a place to stay.

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  • Now look out for the ball... we'll throw it back.

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  • Throw away the first three at least.

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  • Glad to throw her father over!

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  • If you throw one more dead animal at my feet, I'm going to beat you over the head with it.

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  • But by the Code, I cannot throw him outside the walls when he is so injured.

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  • She'd have to throw herself at Gabriel's mercy.

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  • Not to be outdone, he already had another one formed and raised his hand to throw it at her.

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  • It wasn't my intent to throw it in your face.

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  • Natasha was still as much in love with her betrothed, found the same comfort in that love, and was still as ready to throw herself into all the pleasures of life as before; but at the end of the fourth month of their separation she began to have fits of depression which she could not master.

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  • But he made an effort not to throw the child down and ran with her to the large house.

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  • They were quietly dropping melted wax into snow and looking at the shadows the wax figures would throw on the wall, when they heard the steps and voices of new arrivals in the vestibule.

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  • He'd throw everything he had after her.

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  • Like him, she didn't know when to throw in the towel.

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  • Oh, my child, then, in your gratitude, throw a few crumbs to the poor little robin redbreast!

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  • It says, " Okay, I'm going to throw a curveball.

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  • When I get my thoughts arranged in good order I do not like to have anything upset them or throw them into confusion.

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  • No one has ever complained yet of being too much loved; and besides, you are free, you could throw it up tomorrow.

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  • The colonel at the head of the regiment was much surprised at the commander-in-chief's order to throw out skirmishers.

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  • I took a deep breath and called After on a throw away phone.

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  • At Clair's soft voice, Sofia wanted to throw up again.

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  • Take the bodies and throw them into the sea, where no one will find them.

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  • Tug, scream, shine the flashlight, throw the pitchfork toward the barn.

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  • He'd had a lot of women throw themselves at him, most of them more interested in the genetically altered body that made him as good in bed as he was in battle.

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  • You throw down now, we'll have us a little talk, and you've got no escape plan.

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  • Maybe he would throw it away, but if he had second thoughts, at least he had her telephone number now.

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  • Delatouche was the first to throw himself at her feet and bid her forget all the hard things he had said of her.

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  • And the algebraists or arithmeticians of the 16th century, such as Luca Pacioli (Lucas de Borgo), Geronimo or Girolamo Cardano (1501-1576), and Niccola Tartaglia (1506-1559), had used geometrical constructions to throw light on the solution of particular equations.

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  • Although both kingdoms suffered, common misfortune did not throw them together.

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  • That state, where Bernadotte had latterly been chosen as crown prince, decided to throw off the yoke of the Continental System and join England and Russia, gaining from the latter power the promise of Norway at the expense of Denmark.

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  • Sargons successors, down to Assur-bani-pal (668626 B.C.), maintained and even augmented their suzerainty, over Media, in spite of repeated attempts to throw off the yoke in conjunction with the Mannaeans, the Saparda, the Cimmerianswho had penetrated into the Armenian mountainsand others.

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  • Ay, it's spring again, WI aa the twists an turns that Mother Nature can throw at's.

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  • Make room for it, that carnal affections may not vomit and throw it up again.

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  • Short Throw Shifter Barely six inches long, this shift handle designed for 5.0 Mustangs is machined from ½ thick aluminum.

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  • If your father gets angry he'll make an ashtray of my shell, and will throw my flesh to the sharks.

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  • Stand about five strides away from a line, can you throw a beanbag to land on the line?

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  • Throw Slob Slabs (funky outdoor beanbags) into the space for informal alfresco seating.

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  • And we'll even throw a few indoor boomerangs - hoping not to break any windows!

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  • Then it is up to a player in the team not leading to throw until his/her team gets a leading boule and so on.

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  • But I do like to praise good service and I am not slow to throw brickbats if the service is poor.

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  • The walkers are big, unwieldy brutes and you do get a feeling for the sheer weight and power these machines throw about.

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  • Don't throw out empty egg cartons, paper or plastic - they make excellent seed trays.

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  • He promised to throw more of our hard earned cash at them.

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  • If you are worried you are building up too much wealth then why not throw caution to the wind and spend it?

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  • The Clear has no engrams which, when restimulated, throw out the correctness of his computations by entering hidden and false data.

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  • Who tonight needs to repent and throw off the sin that so easily entangles and run with perseverance the race marked out for you?

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  • Finally, I throw myself on to the nearest park bench, not bothering about the bird excrement or chewing gum.

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  • A Swansea escape seems so far-fetched, however Hollins is refusing to throw in the towel.

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  • To understand this, you have only to imagine a baseball pitcher trying to throw a fastball with his legs shackled.

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  • Whatever you do, NEVER throw water over a chip pan fire, as it will create a fireball.

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  • Throw in tempting freebies as well and you will have a potent marketing mix.

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  • Take him to the small dry cave where the insignificant crack is, and when the nasty goblin appears, throw Elrond at him.

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  • The only way to destroy a tank is to throw a frag grenade into the gunner's hatch.

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  • These wriggling wonders can throw grenades, fire homing missiles and even build factories to make even more destructive weapons!

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  • Throw in a dodgy businessman with a secret past, and Honeycote is soon a veritable hotbed of passion and intrigue.

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  • He also likes to throw his old sunflower husks at them!

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  • You might expect a writer like Adorno to throw his full weight behind the ruling ideology of his adopted country.

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  • Now and then he'll throw you passages of rhythmic interplay that are just outrageous.

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  • In addition, they are made to open inwards to throw the air upwards.

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  • In Chinese sayings, we intended to first throw out a brick and then to attract a white jade in the field worldwide.

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  • He also won the javelin with a useful 34.09 meters throw.

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  • When she left for the day, he'd throw them out.

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  • The east side of the island has the barrier reef as a back drop and is a mere stone's throw from the island.

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  • If you do decide to throw out the old iron bathtub, don't just chuck it on a skip.

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  • Do not bluster about dead theology or throw Calvin's name around in derision, just read the words themselves in the Bible.

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  • No one wants to recycle or can't throw their rubbish down the rubbish chutes provided.

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  • The venue, a former dairy just a stone's throw from the British Museum, has two floors of galleries of modest size.

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  • A stone's throw away is a fabulous deli for your treats at home.

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  • These liberals also tended to throw doubt on the full divinity of Jesus.

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  • They're going to just throw the dummy out the pram - they're going to get burned out.

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  • But there's still loads of bumpy greenway that can really throw you about.

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  • She had A second a string win when she took the javelin with a lifetime best throw of 17m 41.

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  • A long throw by Mark Ducket bounced invitingly for Wayne Mills and he headed over hapless keeper Barisic.

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  • Go in and get the other keg and throw it to the boxes.

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  • They must not voluntarily take, throw or kick the ball out of reach of the kicker or the kicker's team-mates.

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  • Don't throw out that old lampshade - stripped of its fabric it makes an excellent wire frame for creating an individual lantern cloche.

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  • Just throw the included lanyard around your neck and take a walk.

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  • Just say the word and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down ", have empty rusks for souls.

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  • In terms of historical research, these items are almost worthless; however, they throw light on their authors ' politics.

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  • Throw away all of your cigarettes, matches, lighters, ashtrays, etc. Keep busy on the day you give up.

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  • The force of the throw sent the vamp spinning into three drunken louts walking by.

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  • Ask a player to mix the matchboxes together and throw them up in the air.

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  • Burnham's best first half chance came just before the break following a mix-up over a Lynn throw.

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  • You might want to consider using door mortice bolts for a longer throw.

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  • Throw plunging necklines in with the rest of ' em.

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  • The rest of the day was really nerve-racking, trying not to make to many mistakes and throw the class lead away.

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  • Along with the usual perks, they may also throw in a relocation bonus to help make the transition into working life smoother.

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  • Databases are rather picky creatures; one key letter read wrong by the database creator can throw a huge monkey wrench into your search.

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  • Throw the diabolo over your head, perform a quick half pirouette to face the audience again & catch the diabolo in the cradle.

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  • He managed to get the Throwing & catching sorted pretty quickly so I told him to do a pirouette under the throw.

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  • Only after the Second World War it was possible to throw more light on the fighting that took place in the Dutch polders.

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  • The perfect pooch is found after hundreds of animals throw the Leeds doggy auditions into canine chaos.

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  • Who else makes you want to laugh and cry and throw popcorn at the screen?

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  • Don't put in the fried salt pork; throw it away.

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  • At the door of a cottage I saw a little girl about to throw a mess of cold porridge into a pig trough.

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  • Then I will jump out and throw my arms around its neck and choke it to death.

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  • At first we thought to throw a frog-pond on to it; but concluded to let it burn, it was so far gone and so worthless.

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  • Everyone got up and began watching the movements of our troops below, as plainly visible as if but a stone's throw away, and the movements of the approaching enemy farther off.

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  • Death dealers were immune to disease, poison, and any other thing humans could throw at them.

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  • I understand you don't want to throw everything at me at once, but you need to explain this now.

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  • I wouldn't throw down the gauntlet with him, Gerry said with gravity.

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  • Jessi hesitated a moment longer before finally saying, "Okay, but if I get fed up, I throw up the boundary."

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  • When a mushroom is perfectly ripe and the gills are brown-black in colour, they throw down a thick dusty deposit of fine brown-black or purple-black spores; it is essential to note the colour.

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  • During his reign Poland suffered much humiliation from the attempts of her subject principalities, Prussia and Moldavia, to throw off her yoke.

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  • In Steve's third floor room our drunken antics begin with an attempt to throw the TV out of the window.

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  • Westerners throw much doubt on the historical authenticity of the Bible.

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  • Be sure to take a long enough delay so as not to throw the pilot chute over the tail of the aircraft.

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  • Schroeder has argued that a strike against Baghdad could wreck the international anti-terror coalition and throw the Middle East into turmoil.

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  • Luscious Vanilla - This is a very creamy vanilla scent with a terrific scent throw.

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  • On January 8th, the government is set to throw thousands of asylum seekers into complete destitution.

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  • The safest decision might be to throw an exception should the component not be in one of the year entry states.

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  • I also hope Mojo knows to give away candy, and not throw feces at anyone who comes to his door!

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  • The throw, tho, from the substitute fielder Stephen Peters, who had only just taken the field, missed the stumps.

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  • He is also a solid cover fielder, albeit with possibly the weakest throw in the club!

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  • He'd run around criminals, throw fireballs at them, surround them with wall of flame.

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  • But then he'll veer off at a tangent, or throw in a fart gag and the feeling is lost.

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  • I urged him to throw away his mystics; but he adhered to them with the greater obstinacy.

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  • This worthy man, pleased at being able to throw the odium of a refusal on me, left me perfectly satisfied.

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  • It has a catchy chorus, a gorgeous melody and even manages to throw in an orchestral break without sounding overblown.

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  • But since we has grown up a bit, got mature, we n own up a bit, got mature, we n ow onl y throw them th e bre ads.

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  • If you throw a poor bachelor party, you might as well throw away your friendship.

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  • Throw the frozen or fresh chopped veggies into the last several minutes of boiling pasta.

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  • Why not throw in " Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers "?

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  • The armature of the electromagnet is normally attracted by the effect of the permanent magnet, but it is furnished with two antagonistic springs tending to throw it upwards.

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  • These static and kinetic conditions succeed each other rapidly, and the result is to detach or throw off from the antenna semi-loops of electric force, which move outwards in all directions and are accompanied by expanding circular lines of magnetic force.

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  • This phenomenon is connected with the fact that incandescent bodies, especially in rarefied gases, throw off or emit electrons or gaseous negative ions.

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  • The northern part of Tuscany is indeed occupied to a considerable extent by the underfalls and offshoots of the Apennines, which, besides the slopes and spurs of the main range that constitutes its northern frontier towards the plain of the Po, throw off several outlying ranges or groups.

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  • Though their rule was favorable to the Romans, they were Arians; and religious differences, combined with the pride and jealousies of a nation accustomed to imperial honors, rendered the inhabitants of Italy eager to throw off their yoke.

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  • Material Cause of DifferentiationIt may be inquired, in conclusion, if there are any facts which throw light upon the internal mechanism of differentiation, whether spontaneous or induced; if it is possible to refer it to any material cause.

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  • The investigation of these may raise and solve interesting physiological problems, but throw no light on the facts and genetic relationship which a rational explanation of distribution requires.

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  • C. Geographical Distribution The study of the extinct organisms of any country leads to a proper appreciation of its existing flora and fauna; while, on the other hand, a due consideration of the plants and animals which may predominate within its bounds cannot fail to throw more or less light on the changes it has in the course of ages undergone.

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  • Thus the Zulu says to the ancestral ghost, "Help me or you will feed on nettles"; whilst the still more primitive Australian exclaims to the "dead hand" that he carries about with him as a kind of divining-rod, "Guide me aright, or I throw you to the dogs."

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  • If so, apologetics is literally a science, and it is pedantry to claim the defensive and pretend to throw the onus probandi upon objectors.

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  • The judges were, of course, wholly illiterate, and this tended to throw the ultimate power into the hands of the clerk (pisar) of the court, who was rarely above corruption.

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  • It was a simple matter to manipulate these so as to throw the effective power into the hands of the propertied classes without ostensibly The depriving any one of the vote.'

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  • Whether or not further study of the scripts of these writers confirms this hypothesis, it cannot fail to throw light on the nature of the intelligence involved.

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  • If the impression left upon current thought can be estimated from certain of the utterances of the court-prophet Isaiah and the Judaean countryman Micah, the light which these throw upon internal conditions must also be used to gauge the real extent of the religious changes ascribed to Hezekiah.

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  • The contents of a series of tombs at Mochlos throw an entirely new light on the civilization of the Early Minoan age.

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  • The main problem is whether the account of David's rule has been exaggerated, or whether the attempt has been made to throw back to the time of the first king of all Israel later political conditions.

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  • His appreciations of his contemporaries throw more light on his own prejudices than on their aims and ideas.

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  • Their works frequently contain information given nowhere else, and throw much light on the state of opinion in the age in which they wrote.

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  • Interesting relationships between the Ethiopian and Oriental, the Neotropical and West African, the Patagonian and New Zealand faunas suggest great changes in the distribution of land and water, and throw doubt on the doctrine of the permanence of continental areas and oceanic basins.

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  • The common practice of ordinary collectors, until at least very recently, has been tersely described as being to " shoot a bird, take off its skin, and throw away its characters."

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  • In the moist bottom-lands along the rivers it is the custom to throw the soil up in high beds with the plough, and then to cultivate them deep. This is the more common method of drainage, but it is expensive, as it has to be renewed every few years.

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  • Before a battle they often throw themselves between two armies to bring about peace.

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  • The sand-pump descends by gravitation, and its fall is checked by pressing hack the lever, so as to throw the reel against a post which serves as a brake.

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  • It refused to throw its weight into the scale, and to strengthen the hands of the king against an over-mighty nobility.

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  • Several works were written on the capture of Acre in 1291, especially the Excidium urbis Acconensis, a treatise which emerges to throw light, after many years of darkness, on the last hours of the kingdom.

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  • Ambition and a strong inclination towards a scientific career led him to throw up his business and remove to Berlin, where he entered the university in 1820.

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  • He was thus able to throw himself into the spirit of modern experimental science.

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  • The new essays in this volume were mostly critical, but one of them, in which perhaps his guessing talent is seen at its best, "The Divisions of the Irish Family," is an elaborate discussion of a problem which has long puzzled both Celtic scholars and jurists; and in another, "On the Classificatory System of Relationship," he propounded a new explanation of a series of facts which, he thought, might throw light upon the early history of society, at the same time putting to the test of those facts the theories he had set forth in Primitive Marriage.

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  • All attempts to induce Pippin to throw over his new protege failed, and from this time onward the nominal dependence of Rome and the papacy on emperors at Constantinople ceased.

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  • The councils of 1126, 1127 and 1138 were legatine, that of 1175 provincial; their canons, chiefly re-enactments, throw light on the condition of the clergy at that time.

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  • Only in familiar letters, prolegomena, and prefaces do we find the man Ficino, and learn to know his thoughts and sentiments unclouded by a mist of citations; these minor compositions have therefore a certain permanent value, and will continually be studied for the light they throw upon the learned circle gathered round Lorenzo in the golden age of humanism.

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  • The emperor decided to throw the bulk of his force on Blucher, and, having routed him, turn south on Schwarzenberg and sever his communications with Bohemia.

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  • Napoleon prepared to throw the bulk of his force upon Schwarzenberg and massed his troops south-east of the town, whilst Schwarzenberg marched concentrically against him down the valley of the Elster and Pleisse, the mass of his troops on the right bank of the latter and a strong column under Giulay on the left working round to join Blucher on the north.

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  • The scheme of invasion was based on the Boulogne flotilla, a device inherited from the old French royal government, through the Republic. Its object was to throw a great army ashore on the coast between Dover and Hastings.

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  • These discrepancies however are chiefly of interest in their bearing upon the problem of the Pentateuch, and really throw little light upon the origin of the two feasts connected together under the name of the Passover, to which the present remarks must be mainly confined.

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  • There are, therefore, a number of agencies, all of which operate in shoal waters on the lee side of islands, or in shallow lagoons in such regions as the Bahamas, and the result of all these is to throw down calcium carbonate from solution in sea-water as minute needle-shaped crystals or little balls of aragonite.

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  • Wellington next determined to throw his left across the river Bidassoa to strengthen his own position, and secure the port of Fuenterrabia.

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  • Chemical phenomena throw further light on this question.

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  • It should be pointed out that no measurements on osmotic pressures or freezing points can do more than tell us that an excess of particles is present; such experiments can throw no light on the question whether or not those particles are electrically charged.

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  • Elizabeth's object in this mysterious negotiation seems to have been to reconcile France and Great Britain, in return for which signal service France was to throw all her forces into the German war.

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  • Under the influence of the transient current, the galvanometer needle undergoes a momentary deflection, or " throw," which is proportional to Q, and therefore to 8B, and thus, if we know the deflection produced by the discharge through the galvanometer of a given quantity of electricity, we have the means of determining the value of 8B.

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  • Then if a known change of induction SB a inside the standard coil is found to cause a throw of d scale-divisions, any change of induction SB through the experimental coil will be numerically equal to the corresponding throw D multiplied by snRBa/SNrd.

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  • The galvanometer throw which results from the change of current measures the amount by which the induction is reduced, and thus a second point on the curve is found.

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  • This causes a ballistic throw proportional to the induction through the bar at the moment when the two portions were separated.

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  • The successful issue of the recent revolution of the English colonies in North America had filled the minds of some of the more educated youth of that province; and in imitation, a project to throw off the Portuguese yoke was formed, - a cavalry officer, Silva Xavier, nicknamed Tiradentes (tooth-drawer), being the chief conspirator.

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  • The most dreaded by the natives are called " imamba," of which there are at least eight different kinds; these snakes elevate and throw themselves forward, and have been known to pursue a horseman.

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  • Reference to a geometrical interpretation seems at first sight to throw light on the meaning of a differential coefficient; but closer analysis reveals new difficulties, due to the geometrical interpretation itself.

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  • The skulls dug up in Scythic graves throw no light on the question, some being round and some long.

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  • While some works of patristic writers are still of value for text criticism and for the history of early exegetical tradition, the treatment of the Psalms by ancient and medieval Christian writers is as a whole such as to throw light on the ideas of the commentators and their times rather than on the sense of a text which most of them knew only through translations.

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  • All these documents, like Addai, belong probably to the 2nd half of the 4th century, and are quite unreliable in detail for the historian,' though they may throw some light on the conditions of life at Edessa under Roman government.

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  • One result of this and later persecutions of the same kind has been to enrich Syriac literature with a long series of Acts of Persian Martyrs, which, although in their existing form intermixed with much legendary matter, nevertheless throw valuable light on the history and geography of western Persia under Sasanian rule.

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  • He applied himself to the study of the early French chroniclers, and proposed to publish extracts which would throw light on the first periods of the monarchy.

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  • They all contain albumen and throw down a precipitate with heat and nitric acid.

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  • The addition of some of the liquid squeezed out from a blood-clot, of the squeezed blood-clot itself, or of a little blood-serum, is sufficient to throw down a fibrinous coagulum (Buchanan), evidently by these substances supplying the fibrin-ferment.

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  • Marcellus had recourse to a blockade, but Carthaginian vessels from time to time contrived to throw in supplies.

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  • There is no sign in the Homeric poems of the subordination of medicine to religion which is seen in ancient Egypt and India, nor are priests charged, as they were in those countries, with medical functions - all circumstances which throw grave doubts on the commonly received opinion that medicine derived its origin in all countries from religious observances.

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  • Finally, the surface topography will often throw much light on the underground structure.

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  • In the following year the Peguans vainly endeavoured to throw off the yoke.

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  • After the over throw of Samas - sum - yukin, Kandalanu, the Chineladanos of Ptolemy's canon, had been appointed viceroy.

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  • But the words thus arrived at represent a language on which other known tongues throw little or no light, and their meaning is usually to be guessed only.

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  • Toulmin Smith (1816-1869), and they throw much light on the functions of the gilds.

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  • Whatever power they did secure, whether as potent subsidiary organs of the municipal polity for the regulation of trade, or as the chief or sole medium for the acquisition of citizenship, or as integral parts of the common council, was, generally speaking, the logical sequence of a gradual economic development, and not the outgrowth of a revolutionary movement by which oppressed craftsmen endeavoured to throw off the yoke of an arrogant patrician gild merchant.

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  • He was able to throw off responsibility to any central authority, and to exercise the powers which had been committed to him as an agent of the king, as if they were his own private possession.

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  • A remnant of the nation took refuge in an island of the Caspian (Siahcouye); others retired to the Caucasus; part emigrated to the district of Kasakhi in Georgia, and appear for the last time joining with Georgia in her successful effort to throw off the yoke of the Seljuk Turks (1089).

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  • This was the last effort of the Indians to throw off the Spanish yoke and the rising was by no means general.

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  • The wooded hills to the northward throw out to the south and south-west long spurs, between which are the low valleys of several rivers and brooks.

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  • In the session of 1834 his most important performance was a speech in opposition to Hume's proposal to throw the universities open to Dissenters.

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  • But the subject is now being vigorously studied, and, apart from its importance as a branch of descriptive chemistry, it is throwing light, and promises to throw more, on obscure parts of chemical theory.

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  • Soon after, Edward made a successful effort to throw off his degrading dependence on his mother and her paramour.

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  • The invectives against idolatry of the early Jewish and Christian apologists, of Philo, Minucius Felix, Tertullian, Arnobius, Lactantius and others, are very good reading and throw much light on the question how an ancient pagan conceived of his idols.

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  • Various considerations throw doubt on Mr Moore's theory, especially the almost entire absence of marine fossiliferous beds in the whole of equatorial Africa at a distance from the sea, of any remains of Jurassic faunas which might link the Tanganyika forms with those of undoubted Jurassic age in neighbouring regions.

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  • Observing this, Burgundy resolved to throw forward his right towards Oudenarde to engage and hold the main body of the Allies before their line of battle could be formed.

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  • At the commencement of the following reign his attainder was reversed and his brother Henry restored to the earldom; and Henry being appointed guardian to the young king Edward III., assisted him to throw off the yoke of Mortimer.

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  • As these consist mainly of notes for lectures, couched in uncouth phraseology, they cannot be held to throw much light on Fichte's views.

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  • For students of Latin literature, the chief interest of studying the fragments of Lucilius consists in the light which they throw on the aims and methods of Horace in the composition of his satires, and, though not to the same extent, of his epistles.

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  • But Jansen, as he said, did not mean to be a school-pedant all his life; and there were moments when he dreamed political dreams. He looked forward to a time when Belgium should throw off the Spanish yoke and become an independent Catholic republic on the model of Protestant Holland.

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  • A peculiar literary feud in Germany served, about 1515, to throw into sharp contrast the humanistic party, which had been gradually developing during the previous fifty years, and the conservative, monkish, scholastic group, who found their leader among the Dominicans of the university of Cologne.

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  • And therefore the definition does not proceed from historical scholarship. Nor yet does it throw light upon " dogma," if dogma is to be distinguished - somehow - from doctrine.

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  • Pain exists to throw pleasure into conscious relief.

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  • Their style of warfare, too, caused them to throw away the immense advantages which the broken bush-clad island offered to clever guerrilla partisans.

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  • The inscriptions not only give names of nations corresponding to those in the Bible and in classical authors, but throw a good deal of fresh light on the political history of Yemen.

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  • The inscriptions throw considerable light not only on the Sabaeans but on other South-Arabian nations.

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  • At the same time the coins throw a general light on the relations of ancient Yemen.

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  • The Free Staters were practically bound, under the offensive and defensive alliance, in case hostilities arose with Great Britain, either to denounce the policy to which they had so unwisely been secretly party, or to throw in their lot with the Transvaal.

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  • The end lifts which transfer the weight of the bridge to the piers when the span is closed consist of massive eccentrics having a throw of 4 in.

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  • The circumstances Lord Pal- are of extreme interest for the light they throw on the queen's estimate of her constitutional position and authority.

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  • The close inter-relation which existed in primitive society between magic, priesthood and kingship has been indicated by Frazer in his Early History of the Kingship. His remarks throw some light on the early character of priesthood as well as kingship. " When once a special class of sorcerers has been segregated from the community and entrusted by it with the discharge of duties on which the public safety and welfare are believed to depend, these men gradually rise to wealth and power till their leaders blossom out into sacred kings."

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  • The explosive used should be of such a character as to throw out or detach masses of rock without much splintering, which would destroy the blocks for slate-making.

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  • To one who had been a man of war from his youth up, who had won and lost many fights, the rout of a detachment and the forcible seizure of some debateable frontier lands was an untoward incident; but it was no sufficient reason for calling upon the British, although they had guaranteed his territory's integrity, to vindicate his rights by hostilities which would certainly bring upon him a Russian invasion from the north, and would compel his British allies to throw an army into Afghanistan from the south-east.

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  • The emigres then began to throw in their lot with the Vendeans.

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  • The mention of Israel on the stele of Merenptah, discovered by Petrie in 1896 (" Israel [Ysirael] is desolated; its seed [or] is not "), is too vague and indefinite in its terms to throw any light on the question of the Exodus.

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  • His settlement of the railway dispute in 1906 was universally applauded; and the bills he introduced and passed for reorganizing the port of London, dealing with Merchant Shipping, and enforcing the working in England of patents granted there, and so increasing the employment of British labour, were greeted with satisfaction by the tariff-reformers, who congratulated themselves that a Radical free-trader should thus throw over the policy of laisser faire.

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  • Thus these systems throw an important light on the past, and a true perception of the nature and purpose of Gnosticism is not to be obtained without taking them into consideration.

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  • The explorations made by Dr Lehmann in 1909 in the famous ruins of Teotihuacan, near Mexico city throw new light upon certain chronological problems. Like the excavations made by Dr Max Uhle in Peru, they tend to determine the relative antiquity of the different periods of the ancient civilization.

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  • Thus the architectural remains, though they fail to solve the problem of the culture of the nations round the Gulf of Mexico, throw much light on it when their evidence is added to that of religion and customs. At any rate two things seem probable - first, that the civilizations of Mexico and Central America were pervaded by a common influence in religion, art, and custom; second, that this common element shows traces of the importation of Asiatic ideas into America.

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  • Apart from the historic interest of the site, as the only Greek colony in Egypt in early times, the chief importance of the excavations lies in the rich finds of early pottery and in the inscriptions upon them, which throw light on the early history of the alphabet.

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  • But for this he was too late, and all that could be done was to throw troops into Placentia and hold the line of the Po.

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  • He appeared to a friend and said that he would come again, when the friend must throw a dirk over his shoulder and he would return to this world.

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  • The rider's body must be always clOse to the saddle in leaping, for if he were jerked up, the weight of say only a 10stone man coming down on the horse a couple of seconds after he has negotiated a large fence is sufficient to throw the animal down.

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  • The horse should be taught to obey the leg as well as the hand, and, by a slight pressure of the leg, should throw his haunches round to the left or right as occasion may require.

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  • The careful study of these fluvial formations is likely to throw much light on the history of the deformative movements and changes in topography in the United States during the late stages of geological history.

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  • In Paris, in 1779, the Cour des Aides demanded their suppression, and in March 1788 the parlement of Paris made some exceedingly energetic remonstrances, which are important for the light they throw upon old French public law.

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  • Anticipating the order of chronology slightly, it may be mentioned here that in 1873 Prince Edward Island (q.v.), which had in 1865 decisively rejected proposals of the Quebec conference and had in the following year repeated its rejection of federation by a resolution of the legislature affirming that no terms Canada could offer would be acceptable, now decided to throw in its lot with the Dominion.

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  • Again, in 446, when Euboea endeavoured to throw off the yoke, it was once more reduced by Pericles, and a new body of settlers was planted at Histiaea in the north of the island, after the inhabitants of that town had been expelled.

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  • But Every Fourth Year Is A Leap Year, And The Effect Of The Intercalation Is To Throw The Dominical Letter One Place Farther Back.

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  • It is often described as formed of three lobes two lateral and a median or posterior, but careful sections and recent research throw doubt on the existence of the last.

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  • Hall (Water Resources of Georgia, p. 2), " there are three springs in north-east Georgia within a stone's throw of each other that send out their waters to Savannah, Ga., to Apalachicola, Fla., and to New Orleans, La."

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  • He devoted much attention to philosophical, patristic and historical studies, but it soon became evident that he would throw his strength into New Testament work.

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  • Literary men owed him also much; not only did he throw his famous library open to them, but he pensioned all their leaders, including Descartes, Vincent Voiture (1598-1648), Jean Louis Guez de Balzac (1597-1654) and Pierre Corneille.

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  • He appears at the head of the lists not only in Herodotus and Manetho, but also in the native Turin Papyrus of Kings and the lists of Abydos, while the list of Sakkara begins with the sixth king of the 1st Dynasty, a fact which may throw some doubt on the supposed foundation of Memphis by Menes.

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  • Austria having made peace, Napoleon was at liberty to throw heavy forces into the Peninsula.

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  • The muniment rooms of the monasteries contain a marvellous series of documents, including chrysobulls of various emperors and princes, sigilla of the patriarchs, typica, irades and other documents, the study of which will throw an important light on the political and ecclesiastical history and social life of the 852 East from the middle of the 10th century.

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  • His letters throw light on the constitutional struggle then agitating the English world.

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  • Silks for sewing and embroidery belong to a different class from those intended for weaving, and thread-makers throw their raw silks in a manner peculiar to themselves.

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  • The fibre and nibs have to be cleaned off by means of a gassing machine so constructed that the end of silk (silk yarn) is frictioned to throw off the nibs, and at the same time is run very rapidly through a gas flame a sufficient number of times to burn off the hairy and fibrous matter without injuring the main thread.

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  • The first conspiracy was easily suppressed, and in 974 an attempt on the part of Harold III., king of the Danes, to throw off the German yoke was also successfully resisted; but an expedition against the Bohemians led by the king in person in 975 was a partial failure owing to the outbreak of further trouble in Bavaria.

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  • The villages west of the Plauen ravine and even Lobda were occupied in the early morning by General Metzko with the leading division of Klenau's corps from Freiberg, and upon Metzko Napoleon intended first to throw the weight of his attack, giving to Victor's infantry and the cavalry of Murat, king of Naples, the task of overwhelming the isolated Austrians.

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  • A collision may be able to throw the electrons from one of these positions to another.

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  • The electioneering alliances, which were everywhere in vogue, but particularly in Germany, between the Catholics and popular party and the Social Democrats, throw a lurid light upon the character of a movement that certainly went far beyond the intentions of the pope, but which it was now difficult to undo or to hold in check.

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  • Among works of a more general character that throw light on the history of the papacy during the 12th and 13th centuries, the first place must be given to Walter Norden's Das Papsttum and Byzanz.

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  • On the tangled politics of this period, especially Mesopotamia's relations with the north-west, the Boghaz-Keui documents may be expected to throw a great deal of light.

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  • The results are true whatever theory be in vogue, but the results throw no light on the problem of which theory to choose.

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  • But at least she did not enter into a solemn engagement to defend the Poles who were engaged in reforming their constitution, and then throw them over in order to share in the plunder of their country.

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  • The Hittites were invading Syria; nomads from the desert supported the invasion; and many of the local chiefs were ready to seize the opportunity to throw off the yoke of Egypt.

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  • But its subject-towns availed themselves of the political changes of the period to throw off their allegiance; Marathus from 278 begins to issue a coinage bearing the heads of the Ptolemies, and later on Karne asserted its independence in the same way; but in the end the Aradians recovered their supremacy.

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  • The mountain-finches may be regarded as pointing first to the rock-sparrows (Petronia) and then to the true sparrows (Passer); while the grosbeaks pass into many varied forms and throw out a very well marked form - the bullfinches (Pyrrhula).

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  • When his father's abdication was extorted by a popular riot at Aranjuez in March 1808, he ascended the throne - not to lead his people manfully, but to throw himself into the hands of Napoleon, in the fatuous hope that the emperor would support him.

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  • The Beehive (so called from the shape of its cone), the Grand and the Lone Star throw up columns to a height of Zoo ft.

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  • It showed itself in a desire to throw off the governance of the missionaries, in a criticism of Protestant creeds as not adapted to Japanese needs, and in a slackened growth numerically and intensively.

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  • If the Churches did their foreign work with the same energy which they throw into their home work, the results would be very different.

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  • The throw of this fault may be as much as 2000 metres, and the drop is on its south-east side, i.e.

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  • A higher temperature, especially with deficiency of moisture, will tend to throw a plant into a flowering condition.

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  • The same ends may sometimes be effected by merely working fine soil in amongst the base of the stems, and giving them time to throw out roots before parting them.

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  • The other young shoots produced were pinched off while quite young, to throw all the strength of the tree into those which were to form its basis, and to secure abundant light and air.

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  • It is well, therefore, to burn the tops of the plants in the fall, rather than to plough them under or to throw them on the compost heap.

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  • He was undoubtedly a clear-sighted and able mathematician, who handled admirably the severe geometrical method, and who in his Method of Tangents approximated to the course of reasoning by which Newton was afterwards led to the doctrine of ultimate ratios; but his substantial contributions to the science are of no great importance, and his lectures upon elementary principles do not throw much light on the difficulties surrounding the border-land between mathematics and philosophy.

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  • Every effort was made by the English to prevent the Dutch from joining the league, and in this they were assisted by the stadholder, but at last the States-General, though only by the bare majority of four provinces against three, determined to throw in their lot with the opponents of England.

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  • The very severe frost of that winter gave his troops an easy passage over all the rivers and low-lying = lands; town after town fell before him; he occupied Over= throw of Amsterdam, and crossing the ice with his cavalry the Stad- took the Dutch fleet, as it lay frost-bound at the holderate.

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  • The oxidation of the foreign elements must be very slow, lest the effervescence due to the escape of carbonic oxide from the carbon of the metal throw the charge out of the doors and ports of the furnace, which itself must be shallow in order to hold the flame down close to the charge.

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  • Next comes the deoxidizing and desulphurizing stage, of which the first step is to throw some strongly deoxidizing substance, such as coke or ferro-silicon, upon the molten metal, in order to remove thus the chief part of the oxygen which it has taken up during the oxidation of the phosphorus in the preceding stage.

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  • In the autumn in the Record Office, London; these throw much light on the fought a war of manoeuvre against General Meade.

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  • Without positively asserting much more than he can prove, he gives prominence to all the circumstances which support his case; he glides lightly over those which are unfavourable to it; his own witnesses are applauded and encouraged; the statements which seem to throw discredit on them are controverted; the contradictions into which they fall are explained away; a clear and connected abstract of their evidence is given.

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  • Isolated passages in some of the Aragonese letters included in the collection, however, throw a new light on contemporary estimate of his character, describing him as all-powerful, as "pope and king and emperor in one person."

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  • It appeared, and soon its author was more lauded and decried than any other thinker of his time; but the first effect of its publication was to sever his connexion with the exiled royalist party, and to throw him for protection on the revolutionary Government.

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  • The obvious remedy was to throw a weir across each branch of the river to control the water and force it into canals taken from above it.

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  • David Garrick, who was one of thepupils, used, many years later, to throw the best company of London into convulsions of laughter by mimicking the master and his lady.

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  • They were still heathens, cherishing bitter hatred towards the Franks, whom they regarded as the enemies both of their liberties and of their religion; and their hatred found expression, not only in expeditions into Frankish territory, but in help willingly rendered to every German confederation which wished to throw off the Frankish yoke.

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  • Hence they had done everything they could to prevent the dukes from extending their authority, and as the government was carried on during the reign of Louis the Child mainly by Hatto I., archbishop of Mainz, they had been able to throw considerable obstacles in the way of their rivals.

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  • The negotiations broke downon the refusal of Italy to throw over her ally, and Napoleons proposal of a European congress, to reconsider the whole settlement under the treaties of 1815, proved equally abortive.

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  • The communication of the French emperors original proposals to the South German governments, whose traditional policy had been to depend on France to save them from the ambitions of the German great powers, was enough to throw them into the arms of Prussia.

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  • War was now only a question of time, and the study of Bismarck was to bring it on at the moment most favorable to Germany, and by a method that should throw upon France the appearance of being the aggressor.

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  • The government attached great importance to the clause, but the Centre and the Liberal parties combined to throw it out.

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  • Between 200,000 and 300,000 Austrian troops were massed in Bohemia; and Austria took up the role of mediator, prepared to throw the weight of her support into the scale of whichever side should prove most amenable to her claims. The news of the battle of Vittoria, following on the reluctance of Napoleon to listen to demands involving the overthrow of the whole of his political system in central Europe, decided Austria in favour of the Allies.

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  • For a moment, indeed, Metternich had meditated taking advantage of the popular feeling to throw the weight of Austria into the scale in favour of the Poles, and thus, by re-establishing a Polish kingdom under Austrian influence, to restore the barrier between the two empires which the partition of Poland had destroyed.

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  • The towns and districts left without a ruler by no means designed to throw off the authority of the overlord; they sought the good will of Pope Martin.

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  • He was full of enthusiasm for liberty; the struggle of the Greeks to throw off the Turkish yoke enlisted his warmest sympathy, and at one time he seriously thought of entering the West Point Academy and fitting himself for a soldier's career.

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  • The non-literary Greek remains in papyri and inscriptions which are being found in great abundance throw a flood of light on life in Egypt and the administration of the country from the time of Ptolemy Philadelphus to the Arab conquest.

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  • In it we have(a) the recently discovered inscriptions of the 1st Dynasty, too brief and concise to throw much light on the language of that time; and the great collections of spells and ritual texts found inscribed in the Pyramids of the Vth and VIth Dynasties, which must even then have been of high antiquity, though they contain later additions made in the same style.

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  • Muniqdh and Umgrah of Yemen, which throw light on the leading characters.

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  • Its immediate consequence was to throw open every state appointment to the middle classes; and the middle classes of that period, with very few exceptions, monopolized the intellect and the energy of the nation.

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  • That he was anxious to respect its rights is conclusively proved, but both the circumstances of the time and the character of the king would tend to throw more power into his hands.

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  • But it also goes on to raise the question whether the making of reality for our knowledge does not, in view of the essentially practical nature of knowledge, imply also a real making of reality by us, and so throw light upon the whole genesis of reality.

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  • His idea of studying man as one of the animals, and of collecting facts about savage tribes to throw light on the problems of civilization, bring him into contact with the one, and his intimate knowledge of Greek philosophy with the other.

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  • This may serve not only to explain the chronological difficulties, but also to throw some light on the altogether exceptional character of the miraculous element in Elisha's history.

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  • One of the first towns in the Netherlands to embrace the reformed religion and to throw off the yoke of Spain, it was in 1572 the meeting-place of the deputies who asserted the independence of the United Provinces.

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  • It will throw very useful light upon the intellectual level in the Buddhist community just after the earliest period, and upon literary life in the valley of the Ganges in the 4th or sth century B.C., if we briefly explain what the tractates in this collection contain.

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  • It was not till 1809, however, that the Quitonians made a real attempt to throw off the Spanish yoke; and both on that occasion and in 1812 the royal general succeeded in crushing the insurrection.

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  • The disciples as they journey are to take no provisions, but to throw themselves Sayings of on the bounty of their hearers; they are to heal the sick and to proclaim the nearness of the kingdom of God.

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  • The answer to this charge is partly that such a law seems unattainable, and partly that the idealistic content of the present which philosophy extracts is always an advance upon actual fact, and so does throw a light into the future.

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  • His Jewish friends, first Jason and then Menelaus, had been enlightened enough to throw off their prejudices, and, so far as he could know, they represented the majority of the Jews.

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  • A striking exception to the lack of unity among the tribes is afforded by the account of the defeat of Sisera, and here the old poem represents a combined effort to throw off the yoke of a foreign oppressor, while the later prose version approximates the standpoint of Josh.

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  • Both throw off many branches and are connected by lines east and west between Kolding and Esbjerg, Skanderborg and Skjerne, Langaa and Struer on Limfjord via Viborg.

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  • Only more recently the manufacture of caustic soda by electrolysis has also been established as a permanent and paying industry, but as the greatest secrecy is maintained in everything belonging to this domain, and as neither patent specifications nor the sanguine assertions and anticipations of interested persons throw much real light on the actual facts of the case, nothing certain can be said either in regard to the date at which the profitable manufacture of caustic soda was first carried out by electrolysis, or as to what extent this is the case at the present moment.

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  • The working bees, such as have been mentioned, are victimized by bees of other genera, which throw upon the industrious the task of providing for the young of the idle.

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  • Meanwhile the remote provinces of the empire began to throw off their allegiance to the sultans of Delhi.

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  • The latter, the "books and papers" of the house of Murashu, commercial agents of the government, throw light on the condition of the city and the administration of the country in the Persian period, the 5th century B.C. The former give us a very good idea of the administration of an ancient temple.

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  • Instead of limiting himself to a narration of their political events, he examined their economic relations, their constitutions, their financial systems, and thus was enabled to throw a new light on the development of the old world.

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  • It is in the Topics, 9 again, that we have hints at the devices of an inductive process, which, as dialectical, throw the burden of producing contradictory instances upon the other party to the discussion.

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  • At the conclusion of the ceremony they each throw upon the other some grains of rice, and the most expeditious in performing this feat is considered to have got the start of the other in the future control of the household, and receives the applause of the male or female part of the congregation as the case may be.

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  • He left many notes that throw light upon his aims and methods in composing Leaves of Grass.

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  • Jonah advises the sailors to throw him into the sea.

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  • In this idea he had the support of more than one of his corps commanders, but Cadorna thought, and it is difficult to meet his reasoning, that he could not throw in the forces necessary for such an attack when he was uncertain as to the direction of the forthcoming blow.

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  • The fords could not be used; several existing bridges were carried away, and attempts to throw new bridges were unsuccessful.

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  • Symonds lead one to imagine, suddenly throw off a cowl that has blinded the eyes for a thousand years to the beauty of the world around, and awaken all at once to the mere joy of living.

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  • His remarks on Homer (in the Poetics and elsewhere) show that he had made a careful study of the structure and leading ideas of the poems, but do not throw much light on the text.

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  • Feeling the difficulty of supposing that all the ancient minstrels sang of the " wrath of Achilles " or the " return of Ulysses " (leaving out even the capture of Troy itself), he was led to assume that two poems of no great compass dealing with these two themes became so famous at an early period as to throw other parts of the Trojan story into the background, and were then enlarged by successive generations of rhapsodists.

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  • Whether a more intimate acquaintance with the manners and customs of those rude tribes that have hitherto kept themselves comparatively free from Hindu influences may yet throw some light on this question, remains to be seen.

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  • He at once granted an amnesty to political prisoners, of whom the Roman gaols were full; two years later (March 1848) he issued a constitution to the papal states, and seemed about to throw in his lot with the forces making for Italian independence.

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  • Nuremberg was the first of the imperial towns to throw in its lot with the Reformation, and it embraced Protestantism with its wonted vigour about 1525.

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  • Priestley, and Canton continued the investigation, but it was reserved for the Abbe flatly to throw a clear light on this curious branch of the science (Traite de mineralogie, 1801).

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  • The Arab geographers throw little light on the condition of the Volga during the great migrations of the 3rd century, or subsequently under the invasion of the Huns, the growth of the Khazar empire in the southern steppes and of that of'Bulgaria on the middle Volga.

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  • The two must have behind them a common original, for they throw light upon one another, and the full meaning of a passage is sometimes only to be got from a combination of both.

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  • The laws of Howel Dda throw a flood of interesting light upon the ancient customs and ideas of early medieval Wales, but as their standard of justice is founded on a tribal arid not a territorial system of society, it is easy to understand the antipathy with which the Normans subsequently came to regard this famous code.

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  • From this religious guidance of the people by the well-organized forces of dissent, it was but a step to political ascendancy, and as the various constitutional changes from the Reform Bill onward began to lower the elective franchise, and thus to throw more and more power into the hands of the working classes, that spirit of radicalism, which is peculiarly associated with political dissent, began to assert itself powerfully throughout the country.

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  • This may ultimately throw some light on the disappearance of native forms; for these have at times declined without any assignable cause.

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  • But their most important political act was to throw their lot definitely in with Russia, so as to counterpoise the influence of France.

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  • The works of James Morier, especially his Adventures of Hajji Baba of .Tspahan, throw much light on Persian society in the early years of the 19th century.

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  • The beauty and value of many of the Latin Breviaries were brought to the notice of English churchmen by one of the numbers of the Oxford Tracts for the Times, since which time they have been much more studied, both for their own sake and for the light they throw upon the English Prayer-Book.

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  • Personal ambition, too, a desire to be conspicuous in the great world of affairs, may have helped to throw him into public opposition to Luther.

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  • Rhodes had intended to withdraw from Cape politics and devote his energies for a time entirely to Rhodesia, but the pressure put upon him by a section of the British colonists was so strong that he determined to throw in his lot with them.

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  • Although Butler's work is peculiarly one of those which ought not to be exhibited in outline, for its strength lies in the organic completeness with which the details are wrought into the whole argument, yet a summary of his results will throw more light on the method than any description can.

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  • Repeated but fruitless attempts were made by the Hasmonaeans and their patriotic supporters to throw off the Roman yoke.

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  • According to Arabic lore, based on Jewish legends, at this spot Nimrod sought to throw Abraham into a fiery furnace, from which he was saved by the grace of God.

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  • A number of followers, estimated by Prince at 500, but by his critics at one-fifth of the number, were got together, and it was given out by "Beloved" or "The Lamb" - the names by which the Agapemonites designated their leader - that his disciples must divest themselves of their possessions and throw them into the common stock.

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  • The following statistics collected by Vincent Richards regarding Balasor in Orissa throw some light on the influence of this practice on the health.

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  • Jackals are readily tamed; and domesticated individuals are said, when called by their masters, to wag their tails, crouch and throw themselves on the ground, and otherwise behave in a dog-like fashion.

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  • The Phyllopoda, Ostracoda and Cirripedia (Thyrostraca) are represented in Cambrian or Silurian rocks by forms which seem to have resembled closely those now existing, so that palaeontology can have little light to throw on the mode of origin of these groups.

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  • A few Isopoda are known from Secondary rocks, but their systematic position is doubtful and they throw no light on the evolution of the group. The Amphipoda are not definitely known to occur till Tertiary times.

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