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torn

torn Sentence Examples

  • Your dress is torn and you're bleeding.

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  • You were lucky and there was no torn tissue or fractures.

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  • You were lucky and there was no torn tissue or fractures.

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  • Torn, she closed the door on him once again.

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  • It was dead, its throat torn viciously.

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  • They have torn my body.

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  • They looked as if they'd been torn apart by some monster she couldn't imagine.

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  • He clenched his jaw, torn between his heart and his duty.

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  • "A million all but one!" replied a waggish soldier in a torn coat, with a wink, and passed on followed by another, an old man.

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  • I was torn between hanging up and telling the truth.

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  • His shoes were covered with mud; he had torn his coat on the thorny tree.

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  • Brady stared at the door to his bedroom, torn between relief and regret.

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  • Scarcely had I torn it off before another, a bigger one, began biting me.

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  • He wore a woman's loose gown of frieze, blue trousers, and large torn Hessian boots.

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  • Now he remembered Denisov with his changed expression, his submission, and the whole hospital, with arms and legs torn off and its dirt and disease.

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  • He'd torn his wrist for her to feed.

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  • "I'll arrange it," and she rushed forward so that the maids who were tacking up her skirt could not move fast enough and a piece of gauze was torn off.

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  • At times, as if to allow them a respite, a quarter of an hour passed during which the cannon balls and shells all flew overhead, but sometimes several men were torn from the regiment in a minute and the slain were continually being dragged away and the wounded carried off.

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  • She hesitated, torn between screaming for Dustin and staying where she was.

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  • Her trousers were black with mud front and back, her pant leg torn, and her left knee bloody.

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  • The top half, which might have identified the date and the store was missing as if the slip had been torn in two.

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  • Terrible anguish struck her heart, she felt a dreadful ache as if something was being torn inside her and she were dying.

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  • Pretty torn up, but stable.

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  • Damian wrapped his arm around her and held her close for a moment, torn between thoughts of her naked and thoughts of his brother's death.

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  • She turned and hurried up the stairs as Donnie stood by the table, torn between curiosity and following his mother.

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  • Unfortunately, someone had torn out the page.

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  • I mean, you're in Hell maybe even being torn to pieces every day and you're being kind to me.

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  • Torn, she agonized over how much longer she would live before she, too, fell into madness.

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  • Pierre, girt with a rope round his waist and wearing shoes Karataev had made for him from some leather a French soldier had torn off a tea chest and brought to have his boots mended with, went up to the sick man and squatted down beside him.

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  • She was torn between anger and pity for Gabriel's mate right now.

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  • As she approached the barn, it was obvious that the door had been torn off its hinges.

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  • Brutus is torn up real bad.

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  • She tugged the torn sleeve up on her shoulder and stared after him numbly.

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  • They drove him to his feet, and he ran, his body torn apart from within.

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  • One was snatched out before my eyes... and there were women who had their things snatched off and their earrings torn out... he flushed and grew confused.

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  • A torn look crossed her features before she whirled and disappeared into the dark garage.

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  • One ear was torn half off and his fur was bloody around the collar.

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  • She shook her head and clenched her hands together, torn between fury and sorrow.

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  • She turned to see him motion her towards the jungle surrounding the lake.  His clothing was torn, and blood stained his skin.  He appeared to have been running; his boots were covered in mud that had splashed to his thighs, and his face was flushed.

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  • He carefully detailed the information on the torn sales receipt but made no comment.

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  • A drape had been torn from the dining room and the cord used to tie Fred.

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  • She shook her head and clenched her hands together, torn between fury and sorrow.

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  • She turned to see him motion her towards the jungle surrounding the lake.  His clothing was torn, and blood stained his skin.  He appeared to have been running; his boots were covered in mud that had splashed to his thighs, and his face was flushed.

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  • A drape had been torn from the dining room and the cord used to tie Fred.

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  • "You brute, you murderer!" screamed a thin, pale woman who, with a baby in her arms and her kerchief torn from her head, burst through the door at that moment and down the steps into the yard.

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  • Riding past the pond where there used always to be dozens of women chattering as they rinsed their linen or beat it with wooden beetles, Prince Andrew noticed that there was not a soul about and that the little washing wharf, torn from its place and half submerged, was floating on its side in the middle of the pond.

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  • Petya's death had torn from her half her life.

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  • "Don't you come near me," she said, horrified when the words were torn by a sob.

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  • He was torn between wanting to confront Ne'Rin and demand he make his sister an honorable woman and laughing out loud to know that he had chosen a nishani capable of healing his planet, his people.

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  • For Lori and Josh, they were like building blocks being torn down.

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  • She wasn't about to get her throat torn out before she found some way to get out of here.

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  • Their bodies were torn to shreds where they'd appeared from Traveling.

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  • He was pretty torn up about that, but mostly he was sick with worry about you.

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  • She wasn't about to get her throat torn out before she found some way to get out of here.

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  • He was pretty torn up about that, but mostly he was sick with worry about you.

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  • So butchers rake the tongues of bison out of the prairie grass, regardless of the torn and drooping plant.

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  • It's like your soul is being torn in two.

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  • Dean never mentioned this bit of detective work to anyone, but he could guess who had torn the page from the Parkside Library edition.

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  • He felt torn between wanting to shake her and scream, 'Tell me!' and wanting to take her in his arms to comfort her.

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  • This is all you'll give me? she asked, torn between fury and sorrow at the impossible challenge.

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  • Not hesitating to hand over the compass, she appeared torn at taking the final step of betrayal.

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  • Not hesitating to hand over the compass, she appeared torn at taking the final step of betrayal.

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  • She grimaced as she reread the text, torn between amusement and disappointment.

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  • Dusty was bloodied and drenched, his clothing torn from his battle with Talon.

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  • If they kept on lashing at each other like this, their relationship would be torn to shreds.

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  • His uniform was torn, and blood turned the gray color brown.

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  • The distinction left her feeling torn.

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  • Deidre sucked in a breath, torn.

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  • Darkyn strode out, and Jade watched him, torn.

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  • Bianca helped Sofi to the couch then turned to her brother, torn.

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  • He looked around, torn.

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  • As he leaned down to kiss the infant, her heart felt as if it were being torn from her body.

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  • She nodded, too torn to trust herself to talk.

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  • He was torn again between frustration and the kind of interest that came from trying to capture a ghost.

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  • He didn't understand why, when she was so torn about what to do.

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  • Jessi breathed in his scent, wanting to feel the safety of his arms once more but torn by her situation.

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  • Baluzius, Vitae Paparum Avenionensium, torn.

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  • The name "flock" is given to a material formed of wool or cotton refuse, or of shreds of old woollen or cotton rags, torn by a machine known as a "devil."

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  • Bolivia, Paraguay and Uruguay rose in armed revolt, and finally established themselves as separate republics, whilst the city of Buenos Aires itself was torn with faction and the scene of many a sanguinary fight.

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  • Having left the tree-line far behind him, nothing is visible to the traveller for miles around but barren peaks and torn crags in indescribable confusion.

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  • If the porta hepatis was torn it prognosticated a plundering of the enemy's land.

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  • If he appropriated or sold the implements, impoverished or sublet the cattle, he was heavily fined and in default of payment might be condemned to be torn to pieces by the cattle on the field.

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  • If the adopted child discovered his true parents and wanted to return to them, his eye or tongue was torn out.

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  • Let us join right hands and unite sword to sword" (Hardouin, Conc. torn.

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  • Pieces of amber torn from the sea-floor are cast up by the waves, and collected at ebb-tide.

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  • Other accounts of his death are: that he killed himself from grief at the failure of his journey to Hades; that he was struck with lightning by Zeus for having revealed the mysteries of the gods to men; or he was torn to pieces by the Maenads for having abandoned the cult of Dionysus for that of Apollo.

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  • The story is repeated of Dionysus; he is torn in pieces, and his head is carried down to Lesbos.

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  • Orpheus, in the manner of his death, was considered to personate the god Dionysus, and was thus the representative of the god torn to pieces every year, a ceremony enacted by the Bacchae in the earliest times with a human victim, afterwards with a bull to represent the bull-formed god.

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  • If a piece of bark and cortex are torn off, the occlusion takes longer, because the tissues have to creep over the exposed area of wood; and the same is true of a transverse cut severing the branch, as may be seen in any properly pruned tree.

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  • Milne-Edwards, Recherches anatomiques et paliontologiques pour servir a l'histoire des oiseaux fossiles de la France (Paris, 1867-1868), torn.

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  • Having convoked his boyars he reproached them collectively with robbing the treasury and committing acts of injustice, and he caused one of them, a Prince Shuiski who happened to be in power at the moment, to be seized by his huntsmen and torn in pieces by a pack of hounds, as a warning to others.

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  • Although the theology of Origen exerted a considerable influence as a whole in the two following centuries, it certainly lost nothing by the circumstance that several important propositions were capable of being torn from their original setting and placed in new connexions.

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  • The House of Habsburg now ceded Salzburg and the Inn-Viertel to Napoleon (for his ally, the king of Bavaria); a great portion of the spoils which Austria had torn from Poland in 1795 went to the grand duchy of Warsaw, or Russia; and the cession of her provinces Carinthia, Carniola and Istria to the French empire cut her off from all access to the sea.

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  • He had to be torn from his seat ere he was removed to prison, and as he sat next to Danton in the tumbrel which conveyed them to the guillotine, the calmness of the great leader failed to impress him.

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  • Its whereabouts is thus, to a great extent, concealed both from enemies searching for spiders and from insects suitable for food; and its open meshwork of strong threads makes it much less liable to be beaten down by rain or torn to shreds by winds than if it were a flat sheet of closely woven silk.

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  • The Crusade had failed - failed because a leaderless army, torn by political dissensions and fighting on a foreign soil, could not succeed against forces united by religious zeal under the banner of a leader like Saladin.

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  • They had torn men loose from the ancestral custom of home to walk in new ways and see new things and hear new thoughts; and some broadening of view, some lessening in the intensity of the old one-sidedness, was the inevitable result.

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  • A very curious fresco, found in the cemetery of Calixtus, preserved by the engravings of the earlier investigators (Bottari, torn.

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  • The defenders were dispirited and torn by sedition and dissensions, and the emperor could rely on little more than 8000 fighting men, while the assailants, 200,000 strong, were animated by the wildest fanatical zeal.

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  • Hahn, in Dechambre's Dictionnaire encyclope'dique des sciences me'dicales, 3rd series, torn.

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  • This title was first given in the 16th century to a writing which is referred to as The Book of James (7) (31(Aos 'IaKtf30v) by Origen (torn.

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  • The interruption of maritime intercourse, the stagnation of industry and trade, the rise in the price of the necessaries of life, the impossibility of adequately providing for the families of those - call them reservists, " landwehr," or what you will - who are torn away from their daily toil to serve in the tented field, - these are considerations that may well make us pause before we abandon a peaceful solution and appeal to brute force.

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  • From 1527 to 1545 the city was torn by faction fights and violent revolts against the noveschi, and was the scene of frequent bloodshed, while the quarrelsomeness and bad government of the Sienese gave great dissatisfaction in Tuscany.

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  • Next day, as he was crossing the bridge of Buda, Lamberg was dragged from his carriage by a frantic mob and torn to pieces.

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  • libri XV., torn.

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  • C. Maclaurin, Legendre and d'Alembert had furnished partial solutions of the problem, confining their 1 Annales de chimie et de physique (1816), torn.

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  • The account of Christ's flesh is torn out of the Key, but it is affirmed that it was at the baptism that "he put on that primal raiment of light which Adam lost in the garden."

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  • Statues of Blanco, which had been erected in various places in the city of Caracas, were broken by the mob, and wherever a portrait of the dictator was found it was torn to pieces.

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  • Meanwhile the Seleucid kingdom was torn by internal dissensions, fostered by Roman intrigues.

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  • After the Second Burmese War no record was ever made in the Yazawin that Pegu had been torn away from Burma by the British.

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  • But Florence was torn by factions - the Ottimati the signory was abolished, Alessandro created gonfaloniere for life, and his lordship made hereditary in his family by imperial patent.

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  • When uniformly damped, the leaves are separately opened out and smoothed, the midrib, if not already removed, is torn out, except when " bird'seye " cut is to be made, in which mixture the midrib gives the peculiar " bird's-eye " appearance.

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  • On the old clearings of another village Mr Bates himself, although he did not see a gorilla, saw the fresh tracks of these great apes and the torn stems and discarded fruit rinds of the "mejoms," as well as the broken stalks of the latter, which had been used for beds.

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  • The Romans could offer but little resistance, as they were torn by internal dissensions, and pressed by the Avars and Slays.

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  • His chief adviser was Hatto I., archbishop of Mainz; and during his reign the kingdom was ravaged by Hungarians and torn with internal strife.

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  • " Any other chancellor of the exchequer would be torn in bits by him."

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  • 4to; Ars Conjectandi, opus posthumum: accedunt tractatus de Seriebus Infinitis, et epistola (Gallice scripta) de Ludo Pilae Reticularis (Basiliae, 1713), I torn.

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  • Juvenal, in his seventeenth satire, takes as his text a religious riot between the Tentyrites and the neighbouring Ombites, in the course of which an unlucky Ombite was torn to pieces and devoured by the opposite party.

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  • The government was torn between the necessity for preserving order and the no less pressing necessity (for the moment) of conciliating the Parisian populace; with the result that it succeeded in doing neither one nor the other.

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  • On his way he was repeatedly mobbed and had many narrow escapes from being torn to pieces.

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  • Aulard in La Revolution francaise, torn.

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  • Scarcely ten years passed and the whole of Palestine and Syria was again torn with intrigues.

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  • Calmly he readjusted his line and strengthened the torn centre.

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  • All the lands torn from John Frederick were not, however, assigned to Maurice; he was forced to acknowledge the superiority of Bohemia over the Vogtland and the Silesian duchy of Sagan.

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  • His flesh is said to have been torn with woolcombers' irons before he was beheaded, and this seems to be the only reason why he has always been regarded as the patron saint of woolcombers.

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  • In the statement of his policy made to the Chamber on March 21 he declared this to be " to recover the provinces torn from us in the past, to obtain the reparations and guarantees due to France, and to prepare a durable peace based on respect for the rights and liberty of peoples."

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  • It is printed on the back of the last page of the table itself, and so cannot have been torn out from the copies that are without it.

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  • It was not merely for conquest and tribute that the fierce Mexicans ravaged the neighbourlands, but they had a stronger motive than either in the desire to obtain multitudes of prisoners whose hearts were to be torn out by the sacrificing priests to propitiate a pantheon of gods who well personified their bloodthirsty worshippers.

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  • Larger fragments of the Ixtlilxochitl copy were published in the Anales del museo national de Mexico, torn.

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  • In the next month the god Xipe-totec, already mentioned, had his festival called the " flaying of men " from the human victims being flayed, after their hearts were torn out, for young men to dress in their skins and perform dances and sham fights.

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  • For the great festival of Tezcatlipoca, the handsomest and noblest of the captives of the year had been chosen as the incarnate representative of the god, and paraded the streets for public adoration dressed in an embroidered mantle with feathers and garlands on his head and a retinue like a king; for the last month they married him to four girls representing four goddesses; on the last day wives and pages escorted him to the little temple of Tlacochcalco, where he mounted the stairs, breaking an earthenware flute against each step; this was a symbolic farewell to the joys of the world, for as he reached the top he was seized by the priests, his heart torn out and held up to the sun, his head spitted on the tzompantli, and his body eaten as sacred food, the people drawing from his fate the moral lesson that riches and pleasure may turn into poverty and sorrow.

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  • The finest of the captives was thrown down and fire kindled on his breast by the wooden drill of the priest; then the victim's heart was torn out, and his body flung on the pile kindled with the new flame.

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  • Some notion of the defence made against Bruce's invasion may be gained from the fact that the churches were torn down to supply stones for the building of the city walls.

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  • The hair and ears are excessively long, the latter so much so that they are sometimes clipped to prevent their being torn by stones or thorny shrubs.

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  • From 1776 to 1780 two depots for military stores and a workshop for the Continental army were maintained, and the leaden statue of George III., erected in Bowling Green, New York City, in 1770, and torn down by citizens on the 9th of July 1776, was cut up and taken to Litchfield, where, in the house (still standing) of Oliver Wolcott it was melted into bullets for the American army by Wolcott's daughter and sister.

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  • - EXpOSed as it is in the upper part of the abdomen, and being somewhat friable, the human liver is often torn or ruptured by blows or kicks, and, the large blood-vessels being thus laid open, fatal haemorrhage 2.

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  • If, on opening the abdomen to find out what serious effects some severe injury has caused, the gall-bladder be found torn, the rent may be sewn up, or, if thought better, the gall-bladder may be removed.

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  • A text may become illegible through damp or constant thumbing; portions of it may be torn away; if it is in book form, leaves or whole quires may be detached and either lost or misplaced.

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  • The country was in a state of confusion under the weak rule of the amir Yusef, a mere puppet in the hands of a faction, and was torn by tribal dissensions among the Arabs and by race conflicts between the Arabs and Berbers.

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  • He saw his mother's beloved mentor, and his own best friend, Artamon Matvyeev, torn, bruised and bleeding, from his retaining grasp and hacked to pieces.

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  • They did not change their clothes or their shoes till they were torn in pieces or worn completely away.

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  • p. 199; Barbazan, Fabliaux, torn.

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  • Torn by civil wars, their harassed and the rulers sought papal recognition at a cost which more experienced governments would have refused.

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  • Torn from Austria by the clerical revolution of 1790, after many vicissitudes it was united in 1815 with Holland and placed under the rule of the Protestant William I., king of the United Netherlands.

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  • In autumn the withered weeds are torn up by the wind and driven immense distances.

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  • The fuze was lighted and the crew of six were pushing off in their little motor skiff when the propellor was torn off by fouling the submarine, and they had to take to the oars.

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  • Gradens., in Ughelli, Italia sacra, torn.

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  • script., torn.

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  • The country was no sooner relieved from the pressure of external war than it was torn by internal discords.

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  • The courage and resourcefulness of their youthful leader inspired the people to make heroic sacrifices for their independ- of the ence, but unfortunately such was the revulsion of feeling against the grand pensionary, that he himself and his brother Cornelius were torn in pieces by an infuriated mob at the Hague (loth of August).

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  • But tranquillity is clearly imp ssib'e in the Bessemer converter, in which the metal can be kept hot only by being torn into a spray by the blast.

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  • brittle at a red heat, so that it is very liable to be torn by the aeolotachic contraction in cooling from the molten state; and it has no good effects to offset these.

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  • Torn by dissensions the Teutonic Order was unsuccessful in checking the encroachments of the Poles, and in 1466 the land which it had won in the north-east of Germany passed under the suzerainty of Poland, care being taken to root out all traces of German influence therein.

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  • The budget was torn to pieces in the committee selected to report on it; the Liberal members, after a vain protest, seceded; and the Conservative majority had a free hand to amend it in accordance with their views.

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  • In that country was a large party which, under the name of the " Irredentists," demanded that those Italian-speaking districts, South Tirol, Istria and the t rea Trieste, which were under Austrian rule, should be joined to Italy; there were public meetings and riots in Italy; the Austrian flag was torn down from the consulate in Venice and the embassy at Rome insulted.

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  • When the Frank took the imperial crown of the west, Sicily still kept its allegiance to the Augustus who reigned at Constantinople, and was only torn away piecemeal from the empire by the next race of conquerors.

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  • Rota, torn.

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  • During his minority the land was torn in pieces by turbulent nobles, revolted Saracens, German captains seeking settlements, the maritime cities of Italy, and professed French deliverers.

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  • This is a totally different thing from mere hunting for inscriptions, statues or other portable objects which will present a greater or less value in themselves even when torn from their context.

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  • ,of which only shreds have reached us related how Seth had torn the eye of Horus from him, though not before he himself had suffered a still more serious mutilation; and by some rnea1~s, we know not how, the restoration of the eye was instrumental in bringing about, the vindication of Osiris.

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  • 19); (d) prohibition against eating torn flesh (xxii.

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  • From this time until his death his mind was torn between his anxiety to realize his dream of a confederation of Europe and his traditional mission as leader of the Orthodox crusade against the Turks.

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  • The open work was filled up with whitewash, the painting and gilding effaced, the furniture soiled, torn or removed.

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  • But this empire was torn by internal dissensions and continual usurpations.

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  • A treaty was signed with the Scottish estates; but it was torn up a few months later under the influence of Beaton and the queen-dowager Mary of Guise, and Hertford was sent in 1544 to punish this breach of promise by sacking Edinburgh.

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  • The last page of the story is torn away, just at the point when it has been declared that He is alive again and about to show Himself to His disciples.

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  • Torn by mutual jealousy and intrigue, and forming little confederations among 1 For fuller treatment of the data see R.

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  • A piece of wrought iron, or mild steel or copper, if torn asunder shows long lustrous fibres, resembling a bundle of threads in appearance.

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  • Crabbe was torn to pieces - presumably by the familiar spirits of the Monk - and the fragments were scattered over the water.

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  • The country was torn by civil war and brigandage, and the French continued to press, their claims; and although Louis XII.

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  • That Cicero kept copies of his letters, or of many of them, we know from a passage in which, when addressing a friend who had inadvertently torn up a letter from him, he says that there is nothing to grieve about; he has himself a copy at home and can replace the loss (Fam.

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  • He returned to a wretched kingdom, torn with civil war.

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  • They took the form of a piece of paper about an inch broad and five to eight inches long, on which was written the sum, the date of payment and the name of the payer and payee, with their seals; the paper was then torn down its length, and one half given to each party.

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  • Socrates has related how she was torn from her chariot, dragged to the Caesareum (then a Christian church), stripped naked, done to death with oyster-shells (iwTpawls aveacw, perhaps "cut her throat") and finally burnt piecemeal.

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  • First the " rocker," then the " torn," the " flume," and the hydraulic stream were the tools of the miner.

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  • Mahmud, on the other hand, was torn between hatred of the pasha and hatred of the Christian powers which had forced him to make concessions to the Greeks.

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  • The country was still torn by civil and religious dissensions; and Cameron excited the indignation of the more strenuous adherents of his own party.

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  • In this process the anode solution had to be kept separate from the cathode solution, and the membrane which had in consequence to be used, was liable to become torn, and so to cause trouble by permitting the two solutions to mix.

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  • During the schism of Anacletus (1131-1137) the town of Brescia was torn by the struggles between the partisans of Pope Innocent II.

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  • Abagha was a peaceful ruler and endeavoured by wise administration to give order and prosperity to a country torn asunder by a long period of intestine war and the Mongol invasion.

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  • The extracts are often scrappy and torn out of their context.

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  • In return for the transfer by the pope of the Frank crown from the decayed line of Clovis to his own, Pippin crossed the Alps, defeated Aistulf and gave to the pope the lands which Aistulf had torn from the empire, Ravenna and the Pentapolis (754-756).

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  • 1512), tyrant of Siena, spent the greater part of his youth in exile, on account of the civil strife by which his native town of Siena was torn; but on the triumph of the party of the Noveschi (those who supported the Council of Nine) in 1487 he was able to return home.

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  • Being discovered he was torn to pieces by Agave and others, who mistook him for some wild beast.

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  • Some identify Pentheus with Dionysus himself in his character as the god of the vine, torn to pieces by the violence of winter.

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  • According to the legend he was torn to pieces by his own mares (Virgil, Georgics, iii.

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  • Mumford, who had torn down a United States flag placed by Farragut on the United States mint; and for this execution he was denounced (Dec. 1862) by President Davis as "a felon deserving capital punishment," who if captured should be reserved for execution.

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  • (23) Menelek's kingdom was meanwhile torn in twain by serious dissensions, which had been instigated by his concubine Bafana.

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  • This phase of his character was developed by the Orphic poets, he having here the name of Zagreus (" torn in pieces "), and being no longer the Theban god, but a son of Zeus and Persephone.

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  • Athanasius has no terms for the definition of the Persons in the one " Divine " (ro OEiov), which are in their substance one; and yet he is certain that this "Divine" is not a mere abstraction, but something truly personal: " They are One," so he wrote later in his Discourses against the Arians, " not as though the unity were torn into two parts, which outside the unity would be nothing, nor as though the unity bore two, names, so that one and the same is at one time Father and then his own Son, as the heretic Sabellius imagined.

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  • Lexington was the home of Henry Clay from 1797 until his death in 1852, and in his memory a monument has been erected, consisting of a magnesian-limestone column (about 120 ft.) in the Corinthian style and surmounted by a statue of Clay, the head of which was torn off in 1902 by a thunderbolt.

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  • I am stripped of all my honours; I am torn up by the roots and lie prostrate on the earth..

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  • Amid many sufferings, however, and frequent attacks of sickness, he manfully pursued his course; nor was it till his frail body, torn by many and painful diseases - fever, asthma, stone, and gout, the fruits for the most part of his sedentary habits and unceasing activity - had, as it were, fallen to pieces around him, that his indomitable spirit relinquished the conflict.

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  • He is there said to have caused a certain Sunilda or Sanielh to be torn asunder by wild horses on account of her husband's traitorous conduct.

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  • The dog, like Osiris, Dionysus, Purusha and other gods, was torn to pieces by giants; the fragments became many of the things in the world (Bancroft i.

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  • He attempted, not without success, to give a scientific account of eclipses, meteors, rainbows and the sun, which he described as a mass of blazing metal, larger than the Peloponnesus; the heavenly bodies were masses of stone torn from the earth and ignited by rapid rotation.

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  • 2 Similarly Epiphanius in a letter to John, bishop of Jerusalem, tells how in a church at Anablatha near Bethel he had found a curtain painted with the image "of Christ or of some other saint," which he had torn down and ordered to be used for the burial of a pauper.

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  • religieuses, torn.

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  • He was torn in pieces with red-hot pincers - the torture lasting an entire day - while Margherita was burned at a slow fire.

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  • who was discovered in a remote chamber donning a disguise, during four hours dragged him about the town, until wounded, mutilated, almost torn to pieces, he received his death-blow.

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  • was inimical to the interests of Brandenburg, which was ravaged by the Poles, torn by the strife of contending clerical factions, and alternately neglected and oppressed by the margrave.

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  • Its general outline is extremely irregular, and has been compared to that of a starfish with the rays torn off from one side, corresponding to the west side of the island.

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  • Meanwhile, Rimini was torn by the feuds of Guelf and Ghibelline.

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  • It troubled him to see her torn between obedient daughter and subservient wife.

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  • "Don't you come near me," she said, horrified when the words were torn by a sob.

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  • He smiled down at her wryly, his gaze taking in her torn and dirty clothes.

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  • I was torn between hanging up and telling the truth.

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  • It looks like there's remnants of a torn off bumper sticker on the back fender and a dent on the rear right side.

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  • The brooding blond bodyguard-Guardian driving the Yukon looked at him in the rearview mirror, torn.

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  • Darian was gazing at her in earnest, torn.

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  • She grimaced as she reread the text, torn between amusement and disappointment.

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  • Talon's strikes had torn Jonny's chest and abdomen open.

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  • He clenched his jaw, torn between his heart and his duty.

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  • Dusty was bloodied and drenched, his clothing torn from his battle with Talon.

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  • The Grey God has torn the fabric between the mortal and immortal realms.

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  • Torn, she closed the door on him once again.

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  • A torn look crossed her features before she whirled and disappeared into the dark garage.

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  • They looked as if they'd been torn apart by some monster she couldn't imagine.

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  • Damian wrapped his arm around her and held her close for a moment, torn between thoughts of her naked and thoughts of his brother's death.

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  • She hesitated, torn between screaming for Dustin and staying where she was.

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  • The distinction left her feeling torn.

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  • This is all you'll give me? she asked, torn between fury and sorrow at the impossible challenge.

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  • Deidre sucked in a breath, torn.

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  • She was torn between anger and pity for Gabriel's mate right now.

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  • I mean, you're in Hell maybe even being torn to pieces every day and you're being kind to me.

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  • He'd torn his wrist for her to feed.

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  • The Deans and Fred were torn between discussing Fitzgerald's blockbuster announcement and this conversation, which was becoming more interesting by the minute.

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  • Her trousers were black with mud front and back, her pant leg torn, and her left knee bloody.

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  • Dean passed a timeworn farmhouse now sitting empty on land far more valuable to a developer than its intended use, its torn curtains shimmering in the paint-peeled window frame—an Andrew Wyeth painting.

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  • Past-Death was visibly torn, her eyes changing colors faster and faster as she thought.

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  • It's like your soul is being torn in two.

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  • Carmen was torn between gratitude that Lori gave Destiny to them and disappointment that Lori could abandon her child so totally.

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  • As she approached the barn, it was obvious that the door had been torn off its hinges.

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  • Lankha was a lifesaver, but she didn't intend to spend the rest of her years being torn apart by some sadistic vampire with a hard on.

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  • She heard the kid scream and hunched her shoulders, nearly vomiting at the sounds of his body being torn apart.

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  • Darkyn strode out, and Jade watched him, torn.

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  • Helga appeared aghast, then torn.

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  • He was torn between wanting to confront Ne'Rin and demand he make his sister an honorable woman and laughing out loud to know that he had chosen a nishani capable of healing his planet, his people.

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  • She turned and hurried up the stairs as Donnie stood by the table, torn between curiosity and following his mother.

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  • She was dressed for spring in only a light sweater and glared at Dean as if he were a street mugger before surrendering her torn and ancient luggage.

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  • He felt torn between wanting to shake her and scream, 'Tell me!' and wanting to take her in his arms to comfort her.

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  • The barn door was wide open, the latch torn loose - probably by the wind.

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  • If they kept on lashing at each other like this, their relationship would be torn to shreds.

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  • One ear was torn half off and his fur was bloody around the collar.

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  • It was dead, its throat torn viciously.

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  • Brutus is torn up real bad.

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  • Brady stared at the door to his bedroom, torn between relief and regret.

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  • His uniform was torn, and blood turned the gray color brown.

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  • Pretty torn up, but stable.

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  • The branches flung upwards, snatching the legs and wings of the demons.  Toby heard a demon shriek as its wings were torn from its body.  The tree lowered Toby to the ground.  He looked up once more, turned and ran through the jungle, leaving the trees to fight off the demons.

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  • Rhyn watched, torn between defending his brother as he'd done before and letting Kris go.  Even in Hell, Rhyn comforted himself with the knowledge that he'd protected his brothers.

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  • Unfortunately, someone had torn out the page.

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  • Dean never mentioned this bit of detective work to anyone, but he could guess who had torn the page from the Parkside Library edition.

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  • The top half, which might have identified the date and the store was missing as if the slip had been torn in two.

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  • He carefully detailed the information on the torn sales receipt but made no comment.

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  • Your dress is torn and you're bleeding.

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  • For Lori and Josh, they were like building blocks being torn down.

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  • She tugged the torn sleeve up on her shoulder and stared after him numbly.

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  • She changed her blouse and threw the torn garment on the bed.

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  • Their bodies were torn to shreds where they'd appeared from Traveling.

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  • Bianca helped Sofi to the couch then turned to her brother, torn.

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  • Her death, then, would have to come before her madness, before Tiyan was torn in two.

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  • Torn, she agonized over how much longer she would live before she, too, fell into madness.

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  • He looked around, torn.

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  • They drove him to his feet, and he ran, his body torn apart from within.

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  • As he leaned down to kiss the infant, her heart felt as if it were being torn from her body.

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  • She nodded, too torn to trust herself to talk.

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  • He was torn again between frustration and the kind of interest that came from trying to capture a ghost.

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  • He didn't understand why, when she was so torn about what to do.

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  • Jessi breathed in his scent, wanting to feel the safety of his arms once more but torn by her situation.

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  • atrocitynds of families in Bosnia have been torn apart by the war atrocities.

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  • Or add some fresh torn basil leaves for some extra flavor.

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  • Sometimes the annulus of the disk is completely torn and nuclear material escapes into the spinal canal.

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  • Australian researchers have already repaired torn cartilage on the knees of 10 sheep with this natural glue, which frogs use to trap insects.

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  • chronicles the tragic, torn lives of a poor black family in 1940s Ohio.

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  • Learn about Afghanistan and Vietnam, the war torn territories you'll be invading to smuggle contraband and make a quick buck.

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  • He was also poet on the biggest humanitarian convoy traveling to war torn Croatia in 1993.

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  • Some of these necrotic lesions became torn and partially detached or with a shothole effect.

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  • Germany, isolated, still torn by internal dissensions, could never risk an attack.

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  • fluttering a wing in a puddle, are torn to pieces alive by the dogs.

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  • A few long wisps of white hair, like shreds of a torn spider web, clinging to the domed, blue-veined forehead.

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  • By summer I have cleared a small glade of land, torn out every stubborn stump, dug up every clinging root.

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  • A torn hamstring will keep Woodgate out for a month.

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  • The note is short and written on a torn piece of paper suggesting haste and little or no planning.

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  • Fish are played on barbed hooks and either released after the hook is torn out or clubbed to death.

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  • Logged Torn ACL, stable, medial meniscus tear of posterior horn.

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  • impaled in the mouth and torn from the water.

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  • These aspects are closely interlinked, they can't be torn apart.

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  • Over by the telephone boxes, shivering slightly in their torn jeans, the rent boys were gathering.

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  • The torn labrum may also cause persistent pain when the arm is used in a raised up position.

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  • Arthroscopic surgery for removal of loose bodies and of a torn glenoid labrum would be the current recommended procedure rather than open surgery.

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  • lacerated thigh of a grenadier, whose flesh had been torn off by a hand-grenade.

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  • The ozone layer has been torn apart & the polar ice caps are melting.

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  • Muscle cells can become leaky, or most extremely, completely torn open.

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  • None has seemed more torn by the duel with Tybalt, nor so desperate in his final leave-taking of life.

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  • Instead the torn ligament must be replaced by a graft.

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  • A broken little toe here, a torn tendon there, a twisted ligament.

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  • loafe tiny portions of bread were torn from sliced loaves bought at the Co-op.

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  • The surviving manuscripts of Frankenstein comprise leaves torn from two sets of notebooks in which Mary Shelley wrote the novel.

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  • The bible of 1727 is a little torn and wants mending.

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  • Surgery to repair or remove the torn meniscus may be appropriate for some people.

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  • Logged Torn ACL, stable, medial meniscus tear of posterior horn.

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  • monte with a torn corner finish.

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  • necessitateho is 5 years old had his left arm torn off, necessitating amputation at the shoulder.

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  • orgiastic rituals where people or animals would be torn to pieces by frenzied supplicants.

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  • ozone layer has been torn apart & the polar ice caps are melting.

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  • But for a time the whole Church was torn by the question of the rival popes.

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  • radar reflector easily torn by a 4 year old.

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  • There is Filippo, the arrogant man, mired, weeping, torn until he even rends himself!

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  • reprise the role of Z, played by Rip Torn.

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  • But she is fatally torn between the dull virtue of middle-class respectability and the evil attractions of the beckoning city lights.

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  • Treatment of Patella sleeve fracture Surgical repair, usually the medial and lateral retinaculum are also found to be torn.

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  • If you have a torn rotator cuff tendon it may need surgery, tho not always.

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  • Edges of DJ somewhat ruffled, torn at tail of spine.

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  • His clothes were soiled and torn and he had no sandals upon his feet or hat upon his head.

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  • sleeveless T-shirts, football shirts, torn denim or dirty work wear permitted.

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  • strife torn countries, beginning a new life in a safer, more hospitable environment.

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  • A century ago, a number of the region's great nations were not free nations, or were torn by civil strife.

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  • subdural haematomas can develop suddenly from a head injury that causes a large amount of blood to escape rapidly from a torn vein.

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  • Torn by civil war, the Seljuk sultanate disintegrates as its provinces and cities become independent under local dynasties.

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  • Little Miss Muffet sat on a tuffet, her clothes all tattered and torn.

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  • tearparently I may have torn a knee ligament (we're still waiting for the results from my MRI ).

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  • temporal arteritis or vitreous detachment with torn retina?

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  • A broken little toe here, a torn tendon there, a twisted ligament.

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  • A broken little toe here, a torn tendon there, a twisted ligament.

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  • torn meniscus may be appropriate for some people.

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  • torn ligament must be replaced by a graft.

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  • torn hamstring will keep Woodgate out for a month.

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  • torn ACL used to be is visible in these sections.

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  • torn cartilage is a common knee injury in sport.

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  • torn tendon there, a twisted ligament.

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  • Sometimes the annulus of the disk is completely torn and nuclear material escapes into the spinal canal.

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  • feeling torn, like you're never good enough, never had enough sleep, never have time to yourself.

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  • Blunkett is torn apart by the media hounds ' DO hounds ever feel a twinge of sympathy for the fox?

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  • The hood liner was removed as was the front valence and mud flaps - these would get torn off pretty quickly anyway.

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  • Muscle and skin were badly torn, and blood was pouring out of a gaping wound.

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  • It was on Cithaeron that Actaeon was changed into a stag, that Pentheus was torn to pieces by the Bacchantes whose orgies he had been watching, and that the infant Oedipus was exposed.

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  • Baluzius, Vitae Paparum Avenionensium, torn.

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  • The name "flock" is given to a material formed of wool or cotton refuse, or of shreds of old woollen or cotton rags, torn by a machine known as a "devil."

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  • Bolivia, Paraguay and Uruguay rose in armed revolt, and finally established themselves as separate republics, whilst the city of Buenos Aires itself was torn with faction and the scene of many a sanguinary fight.

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  • Having left the tree-line far behind him, nothing is visible to the traveller for miles around but barren peaks and torn crags in indescribable confusion.

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  • If the porta hepatis was torn it prognosticated a plundering of the enemy's land.

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  • If he appropriated or sold the implements, impoverished or sublet the cattle, he was heavily fined and in default of payment might be condemned to be torn to pieces by the cattle on the field.

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  • If the adopted child discovered his true parents and wanted to return to them, his eye or tongue was torn out.

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  • Let us join right hands and unite sword to sword" (Hardouin, Conc. torn.

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  • Pieces of amber torn from the sea-floor are cast up by the waves, and collected at ebb-tide.

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  • Reinach sees in him the fox roaming " in the darkness," to the Thracians a personification of the wine-god, torn in pieces by the Bassarae (fox-maidens).

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  • Other accounts of his death are: that he killed himself from grief at the failure of his journey to Hades; that he was struck with lightning by Zeus for having revealed the mysteries of the gods to men; or he was torn to pieces by the Maenads for having abandoned the cult of Dionysus for that of Apollo.

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  • Osiris, like Orpheus, is torn in pieces, and his head floats down every year from Egypt to Byblus; the body of Attis, the Phrygian counterpart of Adonis, like that of Orpheus, does not suffer decay.

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  • The story is repeated of Dionysus; he is torn in pieces, and his head is carried down to Lesbos.

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  • Orpheus, in the manner of his death, was considered to personate the god Dionysus, and was thus the representative of the god torn to pieces every year, a ceremony enacted by the Bacchae in the earliest times with a human victim, afterwards with a bull to represent the bull-formed god.

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  • If a piece of bark and cortex are torn off, the occlusion takes longer, because the tissues have to creep over the exposed area of wood; and the same is true of a transverse cut severing the branch, as may be seen in any properly pruned tree.

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  • Milne-Edwards, Recherches anatomiques et paliontologiques pour servir a l'histoire des oiseaux fossiles de la France (Paris, 1867-1868), torn.

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  • Having convoked his boyars he reproached them collectively with robbing the treasury and committing acts of injustice, and he caused one of them, a Prince Shuiski who happened to be in power at the moment, to be seized by his huntsmen and torn in pieces by a pack of hounds, as a warning to others.

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  • The head of the animal or man may be cut off (and custom often requires that a single blow shall suffice), its spine broken or its heart torn out; it may be stoned, beaten to death or shot, torn in pieces, drowned or buried, burned to death or hung, thrown down a precipice, strangled or squeezed to death.

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  • - Though it was continually torn by civil dissensions, the island maintained its independence of the various Macedonian monarchs by whom it was surrounded; but having incurred the enmity of Rome, first by an alliance with the great Mithradates, and afterwards by taking active part with their neighbours,the pirates of Cilicia, the Cretans were at length attacked by the Roman arms, and, after a resistance protracted for more than three years, were finally subdued by Q.

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  • Although the theology of Origen exerted a considerable influence as a whole in the two following centuries, it certainly lost nothing by the circumstance that several important propositions were capable of being torn from their original setting and placed in new connexions.

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  • The House of Habsburg now ceded Salzburg and the Inn-Viertel to Napoleon (for his ally, the king of Bavaria); a great portion of the spoils which Austria had torn from Poland in 1795 went to the grand duchy of Warsaw, or Russia; and the cession of her provinces Carinthia, Carniola and Istria to the French empire cut her off from all access to the sea.

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  • He had to be torn from his seat ere he was removed to prison, and as he sat next to Danton in the tumbrel which conveyed them to the guillotine, the calmness of the great leader failed to impress him.

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  • It is well known that the earlier editions of this work, especially if they be upon large paper, command extravagant prices; but in reality the copies on smaller paper are now the rarer, for the stock of them has been consumed in nurseries and schoolrooms, where they have been torn up or worn out with incessant use.

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  • Its whereabouts is thus, to a great extent, concealed both from enemies searching for spiders and from insects suitable for food; and its open meshwork of strong threads makes it much less liable to be beaten down by rain or torn to shreds by winds than if it were a flat sheet of closely woven silk.

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  • Meanwhile newly-conquered England had its own problems to solve; and Germany, torn by civil war, and not naturally quick to kindle, could only deride the "delirium" of the crusader.'

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  • The Crusade had failed - failed because a leaderless army, torn by political dissensions and fighting on a foreign soil, could not succeed against forces united by religious zeal under the banner of a leader like Saladin.

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  • They had torn men loose from the ancestral custom of home to walk in new ways and see new things and hear new thoughts; and some broadening of view, some lessening in the intensity of the old one-sidedness, was the inevitable result.

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  • A very curious fresco, found in the cemetery of Calixtus, preserved by the engravings of the earlier investigators (Bottari, torn.

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  • The defenders were dispirited and torn by sedition and dissensions, and the emperor could rely on little more than 8000 fighting men, while the assailants, 200,000 strong, were animated by the wildest fanatical zeal.

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  • And some forty of these propositions represent, more or less accurately, certain sentences or ideas of Loisy, when torn from their context and their reasons.

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  • Hahn, in Dechambre's Dictionnaire encyclope'dique des sciences me'dicales, 3rd series, torn.

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  • This title was first given in the 16th century to a writing which is referred to as The Book of James (7) (31(Aos 'IaKtf30v) by Origen (torn.

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  • The interruption of maritime intercourse, the stagnation of industry and trade, the rise in the price of the necessaries of life, the impossibility of adequately providing for the families of those - call them reservists, " landwehr," or what you will - who are torn away from their daily toil to serve in the tented field, - these are considerations that may well make us pause before we abandon a peaceful solution and appeal to brute force.

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  • From 1527 to 1545 the city was torn by faction fights and violent revolts against the noveschi, and was the scene of frequent bloodshed, while the quarrelsomeness and bad government of the Sienese gave great dissatisfaction in Tuscany.

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  • Next day, as he was crossing the bridge of Buda, Lamberg was dragged from his carriage by a frantic mob and torn to pieces.

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  • libri XV., torn.

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  • C. Maclaurin, Legendre and d'Alembert had furnished partial solutions of the problem, confining their 1 Annales de chimie et de physique (1816), torn.

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  • The account of Christ's flesh is torn out of the Key, but it is affirmed that it was at the baptism that "he put on that primal raiment of light which Adam lost in the garden."

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  • Statues of Blanco, which had been erected in various places in the city of Caracas, were broken by the mob, and wherever a portrait of the dictator was found it was torn to pieces.

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  • Meanwhile the Seleucid kingdom was torn by internal dissensions, fostered by Roman intrigues.

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  • The younger Dionysius came back and from his island fortress again oppressed the citizens; the plight of the city, torn by faction and conflicts and plundered by foreign troops, was so utterly wretched that all Greek life seemed on the verge of extinction (Plato, Epist.

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  • After the Second Burmese War no record was ever made in the Yazawin that Pegu had been torn away from Burma by the British.

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  • The duke was forced to set Adimari and his other prisoners free, and several of his men-at-arms were killed by the populace; three of his chief henchmen, whom he was obliged to surrender, were literally torn to pieces, and finally on the 1st of August he had to resign his lordship. He departed from Florence under a strong guard a few days later, and the Fourteen cancelled all his enactments.

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  • But Florence was torn by factions - the Ottimati the signory was abolished, Alessandro created gonfaloniere for life, and his lordship made hereditary in his family by imperial patent.

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  • When uniformly damped, the leaves are separately opened out and smoothed, the midrib, if not already removed, is torn out, except when " bird'seye " cut is to be made, in which mixture the midrib gives the peculiar " bird's-eye " appearance.

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  • On the old clearings of another village Mr Bates himself, although he did not see a gorilla, saw the fresh tracks of these great apes and the torn stems and discarded fruit rinds of the "mejoms," as well as the broken stalks of the latter, which had been used for beds.

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  • The Romans could offer but little resistance, as they were torn by internal dissensions, and pressed by the Avars and Slays.

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  • His chief adviser was Hatto I., archbishop of Mainz; and during his reign the kingdom was ravaged by Hungarians and torn with internal strife.

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  • " Any other chancellor of the exchequer would be torn in bits by him."

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  • 4to; Ars Conjectandi, opus posthumum: accedunt tractatus de Seriebus Infinitis, et epistola (Gallice scripta) de Ludo Pilae Reticularis (Basiliae, 1713), I torn.

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  • Juvenal, in his seventeenth satire, takes as his text a religious riot between the Tentyrites and the neighbouring Ombites, in the course of which an unlucky Ombite was torn to pieces and devoured by the opposite party.

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  • The government was torn between the necessity for preserving order and the no less pressing necessity (for the moment) of conciliating the Parisian populace; with the result that it succeeded in doing neither one nor the other.

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  • On his way he was repeatedly mobbed and had many narrow escapes from being torn to pieces.

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  • Aulard in La Revolution francaise, torn.

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  • Scarcely ten years passed and the whole of Palestine and Syria was again torn with intrigues.

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  • Calmly he readjusted his line and strengthened the torn centre.

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  • All the lands torn from John Frederick were not, however, assigned to Maurice; he was forced to acknowledge the superiority of Bohemia over the Vogtland and the Silesian duchy of Sagan.

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  • His flesh is said to have been torn with woolcombers' irons before he was beheaded, and this seems to be the only reason why he has always been regarded as the patron saint of woolcombers.

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  • In the statement of his policy made to the Chamber on March 21 he declared this to be " to recover the provinces torn from us in the past, to obtain the reparations and guarantees due to France, and to prepare a durable peace based on respect for the rights and liberty of peoples."

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  • It is printed on the back of the last page of the table itself, and so cannot have been torn out from the copies that are without it.

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  • It was not merely for conquest and tribute that the fierce Mexicans ravaged the neighbourlands, but they had a stronger motive than either in the desire to obtain multitudes of prisoners whose hearts were to be torn out by the sacrificing priests to propitiate a pantheon of gods who well personified their bloodthirsty worshippers.

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  • Larger fragments of the Ixtlilxochitl copy were published in the Anales del museo national de Mexico, torn.

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  • In the next month the god Xipe-totec, already mentioned, had his festival called the " flaying of men " from the human victims being flayed, after their hearts were torn out, for young men to dress in their skins and perform dances and sham fights.

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  • For the great festival of Tezcatlipoca, the handsomest and noblest of the captives of the year had been chosen as the incarnate representative of the god, and paraded the streets for public adoration dressed in an embroidered mantle with feathers and garlands on his head and a retinue like a king; for the last month they married him to four girls representing four goddesses; on the last day wives and pages escorted him to the little temple of Tlacochcalco, where he mounted the stairs, breaking an earthenware flute against each step; this was a symbolic farewell to the joys of the world, for as he reached the top he was seized by the priests, his heart torn out and held up to the sun, his head spitted on the tzompantli, and his body eaten as sacred food, the people drawing from his fate the moral lesson that riches and pleasure may turn into poverty and sorrow.

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  • The finest of the captives was thrown down and fire kindled on his breast by the wooden drill of the priest; then the victim's heart was torn out, and his body flung on the pile kindled with the new flame.

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  • Some notion of the defence made against Bruce's invasion may be gained from the fact that the churches were torn down to supply stones for the building of the city walls.

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  • The hair and ears are excessively long, the latter so much so that they are sometimes clipped to prevent their being torn by stones or thorny shrubs.

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  • From 1776 to 1780 two depots for military stores and a workshop for the Continental army were maintained, and the leaden statue of George III., erected in Bowling Green, New York City, in 1770, and torn down by citizens on the 9th of July 1776, was cut up and taken to Litchfield, where, in the house (still standing) of Oliver Wolcott it was melted into bullets for the American army by Wolcott's daughter and sister.

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  • when a deacon under Stephen II., though supported by a wealth of learning, has been torn to tatters by more than one critic (G.

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  • - EXpOSed as it is in the upper part of the abdomen, and being somewhat friable, the human liver is often torn or ruptured by blows or kicks, and, the large blood-vessels being thus laid open, fatal haemorrhage 2.

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  • If, on opening the abdomen to find out what serious effects some severe injury has caused, the gall-bladder be found torn, the rent may be sewn up, or, if thought better, the gall-bladder may be removed.

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  • A text may become illegible through damp or constant thumbing; portions of it may be torn away; if it is in book form, leaves or whole quires may be detached and either lost or misplaced.

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  • The Statement Has, However, Been Contested On Good Authority; And It Seems Proved (See Delambre, Astronomie Moderne, Torn.

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  • The country was in a state of confusion under the weak rule of the amir Yusef, a mere puppet in the hands of a faction, and was torn by tribal dissensions among the Arabs and by race conflicts between the Arabs and Berbers.

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  • He saw his mother's beloved mentor, and his own best friend, Artamon Matvyeev, torn, bruised and bleeding, from his retaining grasp and hacked to pieces.

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  • They did not change their clothes or their shoes till they were torn in pieces or worn completely away.

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  • p. 199; Barbazan, Fabliaux, torn.

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  • Torn by civil wars, their harassed and the rulers sought papal recognition at a cost which more experienced governments would have refused.

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  • Torn from Austria by the clerical revolution of 1790, after many vicissitudes it was united in 1815 with Holland and placed under the rule of the Protestant William I., king of the United Netherlands.

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  • In autumn the withered weeds are torn up by the wind and driven immense distances.

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  • SCABIES, or Itch, a skin disease due to an animal parasite, the Sarcoptes scabei (see Mite), which burrows under the epidermis at any part of the body, but hardly ever in the face or scalp of adults; it usually begins at the clefts of the fingers, where its presence may be inferred from several scattered pimples, which will probably have been torn at their summits by the scratching of the patient, or have been otherwise converted into vesicles or pustules.

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  • The fuze was lighted and the crew of six were pushing off in their little motor skiff when the propellor was torn off by fouling the submarine, and they had to take to the oars.

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  • Gradens., in Ughelli, Italia sacra, torn.

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  • The country was no sooner relieved from the pressure of external war than it was torn by internal discords.

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  • The courage and resourcefulness of their youthful leader inspired the people to make heroic sacrifices for their independ- of the ence, but unfortunately such was the revulsion of feeling against the grand pensionary, that he himself and his brother Cornelius were torn in pieces by an infuriated mob at the Hague (loth of August).

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  • But tranquillity is clearly imp ssib'e in the Bessemer converter, in which the metal can be kept hot only by being torn into a spray by the blast.

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  • brittle at a red heat, so that it is very liable to be torn by the aeolotachic contraction in cooling from the molten state; and it has no good effects to offset these.

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  • Torn by dissensions the Teutonic Order was unsuccessful in checking the encroachments of the Poles, and in 1466 the land which it had won in the north-east of Germany passed under the suzerainty of Poland, care being taken to root out all traces of German influence therein.

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  • The budget was torn to pieces in the committee selected to report on it; the Liberal members, after a vain protest, seceded; and the Conservative majority had a free hand to amend it in accordance with their views.

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  • In that country was a large party which, under the name of the " Irredentists," demanded that those Italian-speaking districts, South Tirol, Istria and the t rea Trieste, which were under Austrian rule, should be joined to Italy; there were public meetings and riots in Italy; the Austrian flag was torn down from the consulate in Venice and the embassy at Rome insulted.

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  • When the Frank took the imperial crown of the west, Sicily still kept its allegiance to the Augustus who reigned at Constantinople, and was only torn away piecemeal from the empire by the next race of conquerors.

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  • Rota, torn.

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  • During his minority the land was torn in pieces by turbulent nobles, revolted Saracens, German captains seeking settlements, the maritime cities of Italy, and professed French deliverers.

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  • This is a totally different thing from mere hunting for inscriptions, statues or other portable objects which will present a greater or less value in themselves even when torn from their context.

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  • ,of which only shreds have reached us related how Seth had torn the eye of Horus from him, though not before he himself had suffered a still more serious mutilation; and by some rnea1~s, we know not how, the restoration of the eye was instrumental in bringing about, the vindication of Osiris.

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  • 19); (d) prohibition against eating torn flesh (xxii.

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  • From this time until his death his mind was torn between his anxiety to realize his dream of a confederation of Europe and his traditional mission as leader of the Orthodox crusade against the Turks.

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  • The open work was filled up with whitewash, the painting and gilding effaced, the furniture soiled, torn or removed.

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  • But this empire was torn by internal dissensions and continual usurpations.

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  • A treaty was signed with the Scottish estates; but it was torn up a few months later under the influence of Beaton and the queen-dowager Mary of Guise, and Hertford was sent in 1544 to punish this breach of promise by sacking Edinburgh.

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  • The last page of the story is torn away, just at the point when it has been declared that He is alive again and about to show Himself to His disciples.

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  • Torn by mutual jealousy and intrigue, and forming little confederations among 1 For fuller treatment of the data see R.

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  • A piece of wrought iron, or mild steel or copper, if torn asunder shows long lustrous fibres, resembling a bundle of threads in appearance.

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  • Crabbe was torn to pieces - presumably by the familiar spirits of the Monk - and the fragments were scattered over the water.

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  • The country was torn by civil war and brigandage, and the French continued to press, their claims; and although Louis XII.

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  • That Cicero kept copies of his letters, or of many of them, we know from a passage in which, when addressing a friend who had inadvertently torn up a letter from him, he says that there is nothing to grieve about; he has himself a copy at home and can replace the loss (Fam.

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  • He returned to a wretched kingdom, torn with civil war.

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  • They took the form of a piece of paper about an inch broad and five to eight inches long, on which was written the sum, the date of payment and the name of the payer and payee, with their seals; the paper was then torn down its length, and one half given to each party.

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  • Socrates has related how she was torn from her chariot, dragged to the Caesareum (then a Christian church), stripped naked, done to death with oyster-shells (iwTpawls aveacw, perhaps "cut her throat") and finally burnt piecemeal.

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  • First the " rocker," then the " torn," the " flume," and the hydraulic stream were the tools of the miner.

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  • Jack-fruit or durian, the tough spiny hide of which is torn open with their strong fingers, forms the chief food of orang-utans, which also consume the luscious mangustin and other fruits.

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  • Mahmud, on the other hand, was torn between hatred of the pasha and hatred of the Christian powers which had forced him to make concessions to the Greeks.

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  • The country was still torn by civil and religious dissensions; and Cameron excited the indignation of the more strenuous adherents of his own party.

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  • In this process the anode solution had to be kept separate from the cathode solution, and the membrane which had in consequence to be used, was liable to become torn, and so to cause trouble by permitting the two solutions to mix.

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  • During the schism of Anacletus (1131-1137) the town of Brescia was torn by the struggles between the partisans of Pope Innocent II.

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  • Abagha was a peaceful ruler and endeavoured by wise administration to give order and prosperity to a country torn asunder by a long period of intestine war and the Mongol invasion.

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  • The extracts are often scrappy and torn out of their context.

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  • 15, 16 (prohibiting the eating of animals that die a natural death or are torn by beasts) differ formally from the preceding paragraphs, and are to be assigned to P. What remains after the excision of later additions, however, is not entirely uniform, and points to earlier editorial work on the part of the compiler of H.

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  • In return for the transfer by the pope of the Frank crown from the decayed line of Clovis to his own, Pippin crossed the Alps, defeated Aistulf and gave to the pope the lands which Aistulf had torn from the empire, Ravenna and the Pentapolis (754-756).

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  • 1512), tyrant of Siena, spent the greater part of his youth in exile, on account of the civil strife by which his native town of Siena was torn; but on the triumph of the party of the Noveschi (those who supported the Council of Nine) in 1487 he was able to return home.

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  • Being discovered he was torn to pieces by Agave and others, who mistook him for some wild beast.

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  • Some identify Pentheus with Dionysus himself in his character as the god of the vine, torn to pieces by the violence of winter.

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  • According to the legend he was torn to pieces by his own mares (Virgil, Georgics, iii.

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  • Mumford, who had torn down a United States flag placed by Farragut on the United States mint; and for this execution he was denounced (Dec. 1862) by President Davis as "a felon deserving capital punishment," who if captured should be reserved for execution.

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  • (23) Menelek's kingdom was meanwhile torn in twain by serious dissensions, which had been instigated by his concubine Bafana.

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  • In addition to the foliage-leaves several genera also possess scale-leaves of various kinds, represented by budscales in Pinus, Picea, &c., which frequently persist for a time at the base of a young shoot which has pushed its way through the yielding cap of protecting scales, while in some conifers the bud-scales adhere together, and after being torn near the base are carried up by the growing axis as a thin brown cap. The cypresses, araucarias and some other genera have no true bud-scales; in some species, e.g.

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  • This phase of his character was developed by the Orphic poets, he having here the name of Zagreus (" torn in pieces "), and being no longer the Theban god, but a son of Zeus and Persephone.

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  • Athanasius has no terms for the definition of the Persons in the one " Divine " (ro OEiov), which are in their substance one; and yet he is certain that this "Divine" is not a mere abstraction, but something truly personal: " They are One," so he wrote later in his Discourses against the Arians, " not as though the unity were torn into two parts, which outside the unity would be nothing, nor as though the unity bore two, names, so that one and the same is at one time Father and then his own Son, as the heretic Sabellius imagined.

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  • Lexington was the home of Henry Clay from 1797 until his death in 1852, and in his memory a monument has been erected, consisting of a magnesian-limestone column (about 120 ft.) in the Corinthian style and surmounted by a statue of Clay, the head of which was torn off in 1902 by a thunderbolt.

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  • I am stripped of all my honours; I am torn up by the roots and lie prostrate on the earth..

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  • Amid many sufferings, however, and frequent attacks of sickness, he manfully pursued his course; nor was it till his frail body, torn by many and painful diseases - fever, asthma, stone, and gout, the fruits for the most part of his sedentary habits and unceasing activity - had, as it were, fallen to pieces around him, that his indomitable spirit relinquished the conflict.

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  • He is there said to have caused a certain Sunilda or Sanielh to be torn asunder by wild horses on account of her husband's traitorous conduct.

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  • The dog, like Osiris, Dionysus, Purusha and other gods, was torn to pieces by giants; the fragments became many of the things in the world (Bancroft i.

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  • He attempted, not without success, to give a scientific account of eclipses, meteors, rainbows and the sun, which he described as a mass of blazing metal, larger than the Peloponnesus; the heavenly bodies were masses of stone torn from the earth and ignited by rapid rotation.

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  • 2 Similarly Epiphanius in a letter to John, bishop of Jerusalem, tells how in a church at Anablatha near Bethel he had found a curtain painted with the image "of Christ or of some other saint," which he had torn down and ordered to be used for the burial of a pauper.

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  • religieuses, torn.

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  • He was torn in pieces with red-hot pincers - the torture lasting an entire day - while Margherita was burned at a slow fire.

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  • who was discovered in a remote chamber donning a disguise, during four hours dragged him about the town, until wounded, mutilated, almost torn to pieces, he received his death-blow.

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  • was inimical to the interests of Brandenburg, which was ravaged by the Poles, torn by the strife of contending clerical factions, and alternately neglected and oppressed by the margrave.

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  • Its general outline is extremely irregular, and has been compared to that of a starfish with the rays torn off from one side, corresponding to the west side of the island.

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  • Meanwhile, Rimini was torn by the feuds of Guelf and Ghibelline.

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  • A sledgehammer was applied with no dent; hardly paper backed foil radar reflector easily torn by a 4 year old.

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  • There is Filippo, the arrogant man, mired, weeping, torn until he even rends himself !

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  • They reprise the role of Z, played by Rip Torn.

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  • But she is fatally torn between the dull virtue of middle-class respectability and the evil attractions of the beckoning city lights.

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  • Treatment of Patella sleeve fracture Surgical repair, usually the medial and lateral retinaculum are also found to be torn.

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  • If you have a torn rotator cuff tendon it may need surgery, tho not always.

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  • Edges of DJ somewhat ruffled, torn at tail of spine.

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  • His clothes were soiled and torn and he had no sandals upon his feet or hat upon his head.

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  • No vests, sleeveless t-shirts, football shirts, torn denim or dirty work wear permitted.

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  • Many of these mothers are themselves refugees from strife torn countries, beginning a new life in a safer, more hospitable environment.

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  • A century ago, a number of the region 's great nations were not free nations, or were torn by civil strife.

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  • Subdural haematomas can develop suddenly from a head injury that causes a large amount of blood to escape rapidly from a torn vein.

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  • The chaplain suffered, and was torn with pity for that sullen man whose life was almost at an end.

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  • Torn by civil war, the Seljuk sultanate disintegrates as its provinces and cities become independent under local dynasties.

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  • Little Miss Muffet sat on a tuffet, her clothes all tattered and torn.

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  • Apparently I may have torn a knee ligament (we 're still waiting for the results from my MRI).

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