Tours sentence example

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  • The safari tours were going well.

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  • Eventually she would have to hire someone to help with the tours – assuming they became more frequent.

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  • Do you give tours?

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  • Organized tours provided sag wagons—vehi­cles to haul luggage from one overnight stop to another—but Dean preferred carrying his own gear rather than taking time to sift through a thousand sets of belongings nightly.

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  • That would necessitate raising the cost of the tours for guests.

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  • The money was what she had set aside for the business and the fenced area would become another route for tours.

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  • I thought maybe we could have guided tours and maybe camp out at night.

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  • It is difficult to trace the names of some of the mayors of the palace, the post being of almost no significance in, the time of Gregory of Tours.

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  • The ancient geometry, as we know it, is a wonderful monument of ingenuity - a series of tours de force, in which each problem to all appearance stands alone, and, if solved, is solved by methods and principles peculiar to itself.

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  • The Orleans, running from Paris to Orleans, and thence serving Bordeaux via Tours, Poitiers and Angoulflme, Nantes via Tours and Angers, and Montauban and Toulouse via Vierzon and Limoges.

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  • The first of his tours independently performed, in 1858 and 1859, were around the South Australian lakes, namely, Lake Torrens, Lake Eyre and Lake Gairdner.

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  • Empire, Crmieux, as president of the government delegation at Tours, hastened to offer his congratulations to Italy.

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  • St Jerome's mind was first seriously directed to religion while studying at Trier about 370, and St Martin of Tours came in 385 to plead with the tryant Maximus for the lives of the heretic Priscillian and his followers.

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  • It was largely by his efforts, both in the press and in tours through the country, that the Age of Consent Act was passed in 1891.

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  • Gregory of Tours relates that in 577 "there was a doubt about Easter.

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  • The Arab rule in Spain, which once threatened to overwhelm Europe and was turned back near Tours by Charles Martel, was distinguished by its tolerance and civilization, and lingered on till the 15th century.

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  • In 1754 he was a member of the chambre royale which sat during an exile of the parlement; in 1755 and 1756 he accompanied Gournay, then intendant of commerce, in his tours of inspection in the provinces, and in 1760, while travelling in the east of France and Switzerland, visited Voltaire, who became one of his chief friends and supporters.

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  • His delight in scenery frequently appears in letters written to his friends during his summer and autumn tours.

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  • The pope, looking about for a saviour, cast his eyes on Charles Martel, whose victory at Tours had riveted the attention of the world.

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  • Nominalism was a doctrine of sceptics and suspected heretics, such as Berengar of Tours and Roscellinus.

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  • At the council of Tours (1054) he found a protector in the papal legate, the famous Hildebrand, who, satisfied himself with the fact that Berengar did not deny the real presence of Christ in the sacramental elements, succeeded in persuading the assembly to be content with a general confession from him that the bread and wine, after consecration, were the body and blood of the Lord, without requiring him to define how.

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  • He was kindly dismissed by the pope not long after, with a letter recommending him to the protection of the bishops of Tours and Angers, and another pronouncing anathema on all who should do him any injury or call him a heretic. He returned home, overwhelmed with shame and bowed down with sorrow for having a second time been guilty of a great impiety.

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  • He withdrew, therefore, into solitude, and passed the rest of his life in retirement and prayer on the island of St Come near Tours.

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  • He was therefore naturally invited to defend the doctrine of transubstantiation against the attacks of Berengar of Tours.

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  • He took up the task with the greatest zeal, although Berengar had been his personal friend; he was the protagonist of orthodoxy at the councils of Vercelli (1050), Tours (1054) and Rome (1059).

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  • Later he held a similar position at Tours, and there he attracted the attention of the duc de Choiseul, who invited him to visit him at Chanteloup. Hauterive thus came in contact with the great men who visited the duke, and one of these, the comte de Choiseul-Goiffier, on his appointment as ambassador to Constantinople in 1784 took him with him.

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  • According to Gregory of Tours Chlodio dwelt at a place called Dispargum, which it is impossible to identify.

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  • We do not know if he was the son of Chlodio; Gregory of Tours simply says that he belonged to Chlodio's stock - " de hujus stirpe quidam Merovechum regem fuisse adserunt," - and then only gives the fact at second hand.

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  • They came principally from the provincial intendants, or from the tours des aides, which were animated by a liberal spirit.

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  • Moreover, from the 12th century Beam enjoyed a kind of representative government, with tours plenieres composed of deputies from the three estates.

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  • Mgr Meignan, then bishop of Chalons, afterwards cardinal and archbishop of Tours, ordained him priest in 1879.

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  • In Gregory of Tours this word is still used vaguely, but the sense of it is gradually defined, and finally the name of Austria or Austrasia was given to the easternmost part of the Frankish kingdom.

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  • One of the first of these attacks was made by Berengarius of Tours (999-1088) upon the doctrine of transubstantiation; he denied the possibility of a change of substance in the bread and wine without some corresponding change in the accidents.

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  • The episcopate of the new metropolitan was marked by a vigour and activity that were felt not merely in his own diocese, but as far as Tours, Orleans and Paris.

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  • A false interpretation of Gregory of Tours, apparently dating from 724, represented St Denis as having received his mission from Pope Clement, and as having suffered martyrdom under Domitian (81-96).

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  • The French tours modeles were somewhat similar to the Martello towers; their chief use was to serve as keeps to unrevetted works.

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  • He taught with great regularity for upward of thirty years, the only interruptions being that of 1813-1814 (occasioned by the War of Liberation, during which the university was closed) and those occasioned by two prolonged literary tours, first in 1820 to Paris, London and Oxford with his colleague Johann Karl Thilo (1794-1853) for the examination of rare oriental manuscripts, and in 1835 to England and Holland in connexion with his Phoenician studies.

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  • The bishopric of Dol had been raised to the rank of an archbishopric during the 10th century by Nomenoe, king of Brittany, but this step had been objected to by the archbishops of Tours.

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  • From Campania Paulinus returned to his native place and came into correspondence or personal intimacy with men like Martin of Tours and Ambrose of Milan, and ultimately (about 389) he was formally received into the church by bishop Delphinus of Bordeaux, whence shortly afterwards he withdrew with his wife beyond the Pyrenees.

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  • Gregory of Tours, in the 6th century, comments on the strength and pleasant situation of the place, expressing surprise that it does not rank as a civitas.

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  • The Revue politique et litteraire, successor to the Revue des tours litteraires (1863) and known as the Revue bleue, also appears weekly.

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  • Much of the information in this was derived from personal experience, for Defoe claims to have made many more tours and visits about England than those of which we have record; but the major part must necessarily have been dexterous compilation.

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  • Many bishops approved the act, but Ambrose of Milan and Martin of Tours condemned it.

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  • He was executed in 487, secretly and by the sword, according to Gregory of Tours.

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  • Louis de Bosredon, the captain of her guards, was executed for complicity in her excesses; and Isabella herself was imprisoned at Blois and afterwards at Tours (1417).

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  • Gregory of Tours, and some writers of the 6th and 7th centuries, make the year begin sometimes with the 1st of March, and sometimes with the 1st of January.

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  • After the accession of Henry of Navarre to the throne of France, Vieta filled in 1589 the position of councillor of the parlement at Tours.

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  • While at Tours he discovered the key to a Spanish cipher, consisting of more than 500 characters, and thenceforward all the despatches in that language which fell into the hands of the French could be easily read.

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  • Gregory of Tours gives a list of 206 miracles wrought by him after his death; Sidonius Apollinaris composed a metrical biography of him.

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  • The rest of his inglorious reign was spent by Baldwin in mendicant tours in western Europe.

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  • In eastern Europe the Avars had owned themselves completely under his power in 805; campaigns against the Czechs in 805 and 806 had met with some success, and about the same time the land of the Sorbs was ravaged; while at the western extremity of the continent the Breton nobles had done homage to Charles at Tours in 800.

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  • Under his patronage Alcuin organized the school of the palace, where the royal children were taught in the company of others, and founded a school at Tours which became the model for many other establishments.

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  • Grisegonelle (Greytunic) (c. 960-21st of July 987), who inaugurated a policy of expansion, having as its objects the extension of the boundaries of the ancient countship and the reconquest of those parts of it which had been annexed by the neighbouring states; for, though western Anjou had been recovered from the dukes of Brittany since the beginning of the 10th century, in the east all the district of Saumur had already by that time fallen into the hands of the counts of Blois and Tours.

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

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  • On the death of Odo I., Fulk seized Tours (996); but King Robert the Pious turned against him and took the town again (997).

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  • He then formed part of the Delegation of Tours, but took no part in the completion of the organization of defence.

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  • Cremieux published a Recueil of his political cases (1869), and the Actes de la delegation de Tours et de Bordeaux (2 vols., 1871).

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  • Thus Berengar of Tours (999-1088) upheld the symbolic character of the Eucharist and the superiority of the Bible over tradition.

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  • A follower of his, a monk, Henry, gave the name to another body known as Henricians, who centred in Tours.

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  • After his return to Rome he held (29th April 1050) another Easter synod, which was occupied largely with the controversy about the teachings of Berengarius of Tours; in the same year he presided over provincial synods at Salerno, Siponto and Vercelli, and in September revisited Germany, returning to Rome in time for a third Easter synod, at which the question of the reordination of those who had been ordained by simonists was considered.

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  • Local histories containing more or less ecclesiastical material were written in the 6th and following centuries by Jordanes (History of the Goths), Gregory of Tours (History of the Franks), Isidore of Seville (History of the Goths, Vandals and Suevi), Bede (Ecclesiastical History of England), Paulus Diaconus (History of the Lombards), and others.

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  • By his able policy Odo succeeded in arresting their progress for some years; but a new vali, Abdur Rahman, a member of an extremely fanatical sect, resumed the attack, reached Poitiers, and advanced on Tours, the holy town of Gaul.

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  • Through the invitation of Charles the Great, he became associated with the revival of learning which marks the reign of that monarch, by presiding over the School of the Palace (782-790), and by exercising a healthy influence as abbot of St Martin's at Tours (796-804).

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  • One of the most prominent personages of the century was Gerbert of Aurillac, who, after teaching at Tours and Fleury, became abbot of Bobbio, archbishop of Reims, and ultimately pope under the name of Silvester II.

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  • In 797 Charlemagne commissioned Alcuin to prepare an emended text of the Vulgate; copies of this text were multiplied, not always accurately, in the famous writingschools at Tours.

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  • He paid frequent visits to Europe, Japan and the United States (where his son Rathindranath became a student in the university of California), and carried through several lecturing tours.

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  • He did not travel much abroad, for his father, in his desire to exclude from Holy Russia the subversive ideas current in Western Europe, disapproved foreign tours, and could not consistently encourage in his own family what he tried to prevent among the rest of his subjects.

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  • The father, who made long tours on business, took his wife, child and nurse year after year across England as far as Cumberland and Scotland, visiting towns, cathedrals, castles, colleges, parks, mountains and lakes.

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  • Among later writers much valuable information is given by Ammianus Marcellinus, Jordanes, Procopius, Gregory of Tours, Bede, Paulus Diaconus, Widukind, Thietmar, Adam of Bremen and Saxo Grammaticus, as well as by the early laws and charters.

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  • Paulus used the document called the Origo gentis Langobardorum, the Liber ponticfialis, the lost history of Secundus of Trent, and the lost annals of Benevento; he made a free use of Bede, Gregory of Tours and Isidore of Seville.

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  • Archbishop Hildebert of Tours protested to Honorius II.

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  • Throughout 1879 and 1880 Itagaki's followers evinced no little skill in employing the weapons of local association, public meetings and platform tours, and in November 1881 the first genuine political party was formed in Japan under the name of Jiyu-15, with Itagaki for declared leader.

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  • Smyth's record of this great family shows that, from the middle of the r3th century onwards, the lords were not only statesmen and warriors, but still more distinguished as gentlemen-farmers on a great scale, even selling fruit from the castle gardens, while their ladies would go round on tours of inspection from dairy to dairy.

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  • In summer, coaching tours discharge numbers of visitors daily; the railway station is Bettws (London & NorthWestern railway).

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  • Floovant is obviously connected with the Gesta Dagoberti, and there are traces of the influence of popular songs on the Frankish heroes in Gregory of Tours and other chroniclers.

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  • This advice was rejected from dread of another revolution in Paris, and a delegation to organize resistance in the provinces was despatched to Tours, but when this was seen to be inefficient Gambetta himself (7th October) quitted Paris in a balloon, and upon arriving at Tours took the supreme direction of affairs as minister of the interior and of war.

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  • On Charles's death in 1814 he became the recognized leader of the Calvinistic Methodist Church, and the story of his life is simply a record of marvellously successful preaching tours.

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  • In the dark and disordered centuries which followed there are only a few scanty notices of the Germans, mainly in the works of foreign writers like Gregory of Tours and Jordanes; and then the 8th and 9th centuries, the time of the revival of learning which is associated with the name of Charlemagne, is reached.

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  • The plants gathered on his British tours had already been described in his Catalogus plantarum Angliae (1670), which work is the basis of all later English floras.

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  • In his hands the difficulties of the language disappear; he performs with the utmost ease extraordinary tours de force of style.

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  • He died at Tours on the 7th of October 1896.

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  • In 1444 a truce was concluded with England at Tours, and Charles proceeded to organize a regular army.

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  • The greater portion of this Middle Scots " Chaucerian " literature is courtly in character, in the literary sense, that it continues and echoes the sentiment and method of the verse of the tours d'amour type; and in the personal sense, that it was directly associated with the Scottish court and conditioned by it.

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  • Ep. 78, 3); while in Gaul the grave of St Martin at Tours drew pilgrims from all quarters (Paul.

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  • They studied art, and fostered the study in the long vacations by tours among the English churches and the Continental cathedrals.

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  • No region was more often ravaged than that of the lower Loire, so rich in abbeys - St Martin of Tours, Marmoutiers, St Benedict, &c. But the country ceded to the vikings under Hasting at the Loire mouth was insignificant and not in permanent occupation.

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  • The tradition of his preaching tours in Wales is slenderly supported; they could only have been made during a few months of 1586 or the autumn of 1587.

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  • The caution of Gelasius was not long preserved; Gregory of Tours, for example, asserts that the saint's relics actually existed in the French village of Le Maine, where many miracles were wrought by means of them; and Bede, while still explaining that the Gesta Georgii are reckoned apocryphal, commits himself to the statement that the martyr was beheaded under Dacian, king of Persia, whose wife Alexandra, however, adhered to the Christian faith.

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  • Hegel's letters to his wife, written during his solitary holiday tours to Vienna, the Netherlands and Paris, breathe of kindly and happy affection.

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  • See Revue tours scient.

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  • Chilperic retrieved his position, took from Austrasia Tours and Poitiers and some places in Aquitaine, and fostered discord in the kingdom of the east during the minority of Childebert II.

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  • The wresting of Tours from Austrasia and the seizure of ecclesiastical property provoked the bitter hatred of Gregory of Tours, by whom Chilperic was stigmatized as the Nero and the Herod of his time.

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  • He became a priest at Rouen and canon of St Martin's at Tours, and was made chancellor of France by Louis IX.

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  • At this time Severus came under the powerful influence of St Martin, bishop of Tours, by whom he was led to devote his wealth to the Christian poor, and his own powers to a life of good works and meditation.

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  • St Martin of Tours received 1200 crowns after the capture of Perpignan.

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  • The Moslems regard this failure as one of the great evils that have befallen the human race, and one which retarded the progress of the world for ages,' the other calamity being the defeat in the battle of Tours by Charles Martel.

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  • But in October 732 their march was checked between Tours and Poitiers by Charles Martel and after some days of skirmishing a fierce but indecisive battle was fought.

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  • We find no hint of it in Agathias (who wrote between 566 and 582), in Marius (532-596), or in Gregory of Tours (54 o -594).

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  • The word Neustria does not appear as early as the Historia Francorum of Gregory of Tours, but is found for the first time in Fredegarius.

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  • The great Benedictine abbey of Fulda occupies the place in the ecclesiastical history of Germany which Monte Cassino holds in Italy, St Gall in South Germany, Corvey in Saxony, Tours in France and Iona in Scotland.

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  • He was the chief instigator of the murder of his brother Clodomer's children in 524, and his share of the spoils consisted of the cities of Tours and Poitiers.

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  • The descriptions of the contemporary writers Procopius, Evagrius and Gregory of Tours are quite unmistakable.

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  • It appeared in Gaul in 546, where it is described by Gregory of Tours with the same symptoms as lues inguinaria (from the frequent seat of buboes in the groin).

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  • Gregory of Tours, who died in 594, relates that in the reign of Theodoric of Metz (511 - J34) the Danes invaded the kingdom, and carried off many captives and much plunder to their ships.

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  • Stephen hastened against the rebels, bearing before him the banner of St Martin of Tours, whom he now chose to be his patron saint, and routed the rebels at Veszprem (998), a victory from which the foundation of the Hungarian monarchy must be dated, for Stephen assumed the royal title immediately afterwards.

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  • In summer he sometimes took clerical work, sometimes made tours on foot through various English counties, during which he was composing poems, which afterwards took their place in the Christian Year.

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  • The story, however, is unknown both to Jerome and to Gregory of Tours - and this though the latter gives a somewhat detailed description of the Cologne church dedicated to that Theban legion with which the tradition of the martyred virgins was very early associated.

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  • Cavendish also had a taste for geology, and made several tours in England for the purpose of gratifying it.

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  • The In gloria martyrum and In gloria confessorum of Gregory of Tours are valuable for the sources used in their compilation.

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  • He was descended, it is said, from Vettius Epagathus, who was martyred at Lyons in 177 with St Pothinus; his paternal uncle, Gallus, was bishop of Clermont; his maternal grand-uncle, Nicetius (St Nizier), occupied the see of Lyons; and he was a kinsman of Euphronius, bishop of Tours.

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  • Falling seriously ill, he went to Tours to seek a cure at the tomb of St Martin.

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  • At Tours he lived with Euphronius, and so great was the young man's popularity that, on the death of Euphronius in 573, the people unanimously designated him bishop.

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  • At that time Tours belonged to Austrasia, and King Sigebert hastened to confirm Gregory's election.

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  • He had to contend with Count Leudast, the governor of Tours; despite all the king's threats, he refused to give up Chilperic's son Meroving, who had sought refuge from his father's wrath at the sanctuary of St Martin; and he defended Bishop Pretextatus against Chilperic, by whom he had been condemned for celebrating the marriage of Merovech and Queen Brunhilda.

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  • On the death of Chilperic, Tours remained for two years (584-585) in the hands of Guntram, but when Guntram adopted his nephew Childebert, Sigebert's son, it again became Austrasian.

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  • In the intervals of these journeys he governed Tours with great firmness, repressing disorders and reducing the monks and nuns to obedience.

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  • The seven books of miracles are divided into the De gloria martyrum, the De virtutibus sancti Juliani, four books of Miracula sancti Martini, and the De gloria confessorum, the last dealing mainly with confessors who had dwelt in the cities of Tours and Clermont.

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  • The second book, from 397 to 511, deals with the invasions of the Franks, and is based on the histories of Sulpicius Alexander and Renatus Profuturus Frigeridus, now lost; on the catalogues of the bishops of Clermont and Tours; on some lives of saints, e.g.

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  • He was frequently at court, and he found Tours an excellent place for collecting information.

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  • Moreover, Tours was on the high road between the north and south of France, and was a convenient stage for travellers, the ambassadors going to and from Spain frequently halting there.

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  • He studied in France at Laon and Tours, and travelled, it is said, through Spain, Italy, North Africa and Asia Minor, during a period of seven years.

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  • We are told by Bede that St Ninian dedicated his church to St Martin of Tours, who died between 397 and 400, but Ailred of Rievaulx is our only authority for the statement that St Martin supplied him with masons.

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  • He enjoyed a genuine popularity, and in 1506 the estates of Tours conferred on him the surname of Pere du Peuple.

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  • Tours of inspection, repeated several times a year, brought him into touch with every corner of his diocese.

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  • Sandeman's tours in Baluchistan will be found in vols.

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  • By this means the parlements took part in the administration, except in matters the cognisance of which was attributed to another supreme court as that of taxation was to the tours des aides.

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  • On Clotaire's death in 561 his estates were divided between his sons, Charibert receiving Paris as his capital, together with Rouen, Tours, Poitiers, Limoges, Bordeaux and Toulouse.

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  • Rene took part in the negotiations with the English at Tours in 1444, and peace was consolidated by the marriage of his younger daughter, Margaret, with Henry VI.

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  • The chief authorities for the life of Attila are Priscus, Jordanes, the Historia Miscella, Apollonius Sidonius and Gregory of Tours.

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  • Queen Isabeau was imprisoned at Tours, but escaped to Burgundy.

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  • On the 13th of April 1436, Arthur took Paris from the English; but he was ill seconded by the king, and hampered by the necessity for leading frequent expeditions against the ecorcheurs; it was not till May 1444 that the armistice of Tours gave him leisure to carry out the reorganization of the army which he had long projected.

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  • Conrad Peutinger gathered all sorts of Chronicles in his room in Vienna, and published several, - among them Gregory of Tours.

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  • As illustrative examples of the form of wings alluded to, those of the beetle, bee and fly may be cited - the pinions in those insects acting as helices, or twisted levers, and ' Revue des tours scientifiques de la France et del' Etranger, 1869.

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  • He undertook numerous tours in India, consecrating churches, founding schools and discharging other Christian duties.

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  • At the age of fourteen he spent a year at Tours, from which he returned to Scotland and continued his education at the Edinburgh Academy and university.

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  • During his last years he made several tours of Europe, visited the East, and wrote much for the magazines.

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  • During his Danish life he twice revisited Iceland (last in 1858), and made short tours in Norway and South Germany with friends.

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  • After a successful series of tours, during which he debated publicly with orthodox pundits and with Christian missionaries, he died at Ajmere in 1883.

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  • On lecturing tours she and her husband travelled as far west as Indiana and into Maryland and Virginia.

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  • The remainder of Whitefield's life was spent chiefly in evangelizing tours in Great Britain, Ireland and America.

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  • As to what was going on beyond it, we have but a few casual gleams of light, just enough to make the darkness visible, from writers such as the author of the life of St Germanus, Prosper Tiro, Procopius, and Gregory of Tours.

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  • No WTestern author, since the death of Gregory of Tours, wrote on such a scale, or with such vigour and insight.

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  • If the king or queen could either have had the political genius of Frederick the Great, or could have had the good fortune to find a minister with that genius, and the good sense and good faith to trust and stand by him against mobs of aristocrats and mobs of democrats; if the army had been sound and the states-general had been convoked at Bourges or Tours instead of at Paris, then the type of French monarchy and French society might have been modernized without convulsion.

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  • The so-called Butter Towers (Tours de beurre) of Rouen, 1485-1507, Bourges and other cities, are said to have been built with money raised by sale of dispensations to eat lacticinia on fast days.

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  • As lay abbot of the abbeys of St Martin at Tours and of St Denis he was interested in clerical reform, was fond of participating in religious ceremonies, and had many friends among the clergy.

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  • Charlemagne had just given him the great abbey of St Martin at Tours, and there, far from the disturbed life of the court, he passed his last years.

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  • According to Gregory of Tours, 3000 Franks were baptized with Clovis by Remigius on Christmas Day, 496, after the defeat of the Alamanni.

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  • The first instance of the application of the Theodosian law against heretics had the approval of the synod which met at Treves in the same year, but Ambrose of Milan and Martin of Tours can claim the glory of having in some measure stayed the hand of persecution.

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  • His martyrdom under Septimius Severus is related by Gregory of Tours, but by no earlier writer.

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  • Thenceforward it was in the name of Christ that persecutions took place in an Empire now entirely won over to Christianity, In Gaul the most famous leader of this first merciless, if still perilous crusade, was a soldier-monk, Saint Martin of Tours.

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  • At Tours he received from the distant emperor at Constantinople the diploma and insignia of patricius and Roman consul, which legalized his military conquests by putting him in possession of civil powers.

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  • The bloody tragedies which disfigured the end of his reign bear sad witness to this; they were a fit prelude to that period during the course of which, as Gregory of Tours said, barbarism was let loose.

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  • Gregory of Tours tells us that they were robbers, not protectors of the people, and that justice and the whole administrative apparatus were merely engines of insatiable greed.

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  • When Odo, brought to bay, appealed for help to the Arab troops of Abd-arRahman, who after conquering Spain had crossed the Pyrenees, Charles, like a second Clovis, saved Catholic Christendom in its peril by crushing the Arabs at Tours (732).

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  • Louis XI., supported by the assembly of notables at Tours (1470), had no intention of keeping this last promise, since the duchy of Champagne would have made a bridge between Burgundy and Flandersthe two isolated branches of the house of Burgundy.

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  • In the 6th century St Sergius was honoured in the West (Gregory of Tours, De gloria martyrusn, 96).

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  • Berengar of Tours (11th century) had struggled in that interest, and with Abelard, in the 12th century, the revolt against authority in belief grew loud.

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  • It is precisely this which has suggested the province of Tours.

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  • Hence arose incessant complaints on the part of the dispossessed bishops, of the metropolitan of Tours, and his suffragans, notably those of Angers and Le Mans, which were more exposed than the others to the incursions of the Bretons; and this gave rise to numerous papal letters, and all this throughout a period of thirty years.

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  • In the province of Tours, attempts have been made to define more clearly the centre of the forgeries, and the most recent authorities fix upon Le Mans.

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  • The Shire horse owes its happily-chosen name to Arthur Young's remarks, in the description of his agricultural tours during the closing years of the 18th century, concerning the large Old English Black Horse, " the produce principally of the Shire counties in the heart of England."

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  • This beautiful tract of country until recent years was comparatively little known to the tourist, but a club (Spessart Klub) through the establishment of finger-posts and the issue of maps, has indicated the more interesting tours to be followed.

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  • The persistent decisions of the councils against the heretics at this period - in particular, those of the council of Tours (1163) and of the oecumenical Lateran council (1179) - had scarcely more effect.

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  • Organized tours provided sag wagons—vehi­cles to haul luggage from one overnight stop to another—but Dean preferred carrying his own gear rather than taking time to sift through a thousand sets of belongings nightly.

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  • I'll take you on tours into the areas where we most often see the animals, but they are not kept in cages, so I can't guarantee you will see any specific animal on every tour.

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  • Eventually she would have to hire someone to help with the tours – assuming they became more frequent.

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  • He is equally circumspect on the issue of whether outside promoters will manage these tours.

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  • She learned the local dialects, and was able to accompany her husband on his tours of inspection and watch him dispense justice.

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  • Regent Holidays has a superb team of extremely knowledgeable tours managers who are very enthusiastic about the areas they cover.

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  • Born in a noble family, he became archdeacon of Tours in France, where his father was bishop.

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  • For guests wishing to explore the delights of Bath and the surrounding countryside, the hotel offers bespoke guided tours.

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  • Activities include bird-watching, snorkeling, sailing and walking - one of Explore's most laid-back tours.

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  • Now a working boatyard, regular guided tours will be available from the Spring.

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  • Good walking boots are more the norm rather than rubber boots for most Brazil tours.

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  • Traditional beers are produced at their brewery in Cockermouth, which also offers brewery tours.

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  • All meals entertainment tours each will more recently brutalized.

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  • Later in the month he tours France and Germany, singing Bach cantatas with the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra.

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  • Half the year he tours the country towing the caravan behind his lorry.

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  • Evening / Night Tours of London - £ 150 London Town - our capital city.

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  • We include a Rhine river cruise with all of our tours.

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  • Faith Hill found time to headline huge concert tours including a VH1 divas special.

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  • Once you have drawn up a shortlist of tours then you can request detailed tour dossiers.

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  • There are currently seven working distilleries on the island, several of which offer guided tours and include a free dram!

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  • I'm here on line for your tours (or raids) into contemporary dramaturgy, armed with my keyboard and very curious.

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  • He tours the pit lane asking competitors what they think needs to be done to attract more entrants.

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  • In short, the " Budget Rent-a-Car " company was suing Chissano's company expresso tours over unpaid bills.

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  • The Fitzwilliam Museum creates an interactive floor plan and general tours of its art works and antiquities.

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  • You may even encounter the real ghost who has been seen on several occasions during our tours!

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  • Mike is an established aviation heritage guide and lecturer, and is senior partner of Bomber County Tours.

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  • We can offer similar tours based around Dutch and Belgium Old Masters, or the French impressionists.

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  • Spotlights provide in-depth, multimedia-rich tours through general interest topics.

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  • Viète introduced the first systematic algebraic notation in his book In artem analyticam isagoge published at Tours in 1591.

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  • His solo tours, which usually included tricky rough stuff routes, were the subject of many slide shows, which became legendary.

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  • And wooly Missouri tours each will pearl button factory heritage our guide lucy.

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  • Ian did two guided tours of Brawby, spouting unrehearsed nonsense.

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  • Why not explore the usually off-limits areas of Londonâs theaters with backstage tours, to see what they have to offer?

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  • Punting and cruising make popular summer pastimes, whilst guided walking tours and bus tours are available all the year round.

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  • Backstage Tours A fascinating peek behind the scenes at the Northcott Theater.

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  • Anyone who tours Greater Manchester will see the piles of rubble, to which my hon.

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  • Based in Kyleakin Alasdair Ross offers private guided tours by car of the Isle of Skye and West Highlands.

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  • Founded in 1978 to create innovative and accessible theater featuring puppetry, it tours throughout the UK and abroad.

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  • Tours to suit all levels of ability from a gentle ramble to a Himalayan expedition.

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  • Tours are designed and planned by CTC members, hereinafter referred to as the leader, on behalf of the company.

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  • The variety of activities includes horse-back riding, hiking mountainous paths in the cloud forests, and guided bird-watching tours.

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  • Tours all cruise Paris river seine meals johns river country of america's rarest.

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  • If you are not tempted with our fine single malts then there are tours around our old Scottish castles and ruins.

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  • There are various guided activities, such as snow-shoe tours, dog sleigh rides and nature walks.

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  • It also seems to have an inverted snobbery against chains and big brands, often recommending smaller more interesting accommodation or tours.

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  • The island is still famous for its spices, and tours around a spice plantation can be organized.

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  • Not everyone, however, was taken in by the carefully stage-managed tours.

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  • Below is a quick taster of five new tours from the 25 that we have dreamt up this year.

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  • Campus tours are open to anybody thinking of studying here.

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  • A range of short optional tours are available upon your return to Los Angeles.

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  • Click on any thumbnail for a larger image Self-guided tours or guided tours by arrangement.

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  • The Tower of London have some special late night entrances with private tours with the yeoman warders.

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  • Holidays will be led by an experienced bird watcher from Merlin Bird Tours.

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  • Organist joey de when you see an insistent waterfall Go With Jo Tours & Travels big money never.

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  • Join the growing band of UK Owners and benefit from organized technique weekends, lake and river tours, and racing where available.

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  • Gregory of Tours (c. 539-593) speaks of a company of the same legion which suffered at Cologne.

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  • This periodical, first a monthly and later a weekly, was published successively in Ohio, Tennessee, Maryland, the District of Columbia and Pennsylvania, though it appeared irregularly, and at times, when Lundy was away on lecturing tours, was issued from any office that was accessible to him.

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  • Within two years Meaux, Poitiers, Angers, les ties de Saintonge, Agen, Bourges, Issoudun, Aubigny, Blois, Tours, Lyon, Orleans and Rouen were organized.

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  • He continued for about sixteen years to disseminate his views by writing and teaching, without being directly interfered with by either his civil or ecclesiastical superiors, greatly to the scandal of the multitude and of the zealots, in whose eyes Berengar was 4 ` ille apostolus Satanae," and the academy of Tours the " Babylon nostri temporis."

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  • The proposition Deus non factus est aliquid secundum quod est homo was condemned by a synod of Tours in 1163 and again by the Lateran synod of 1179, but Adoptianism continued all through the middle ages to be a source of theological dispute.

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  • Besides the celebrated school of the Palace, where Alcuin had among his hearers the members of the imperial family and the dignitaries of the empire as well as talented youths of humbler origin, we hear of the episcopal schools of Lyons, Orleans and St Denis, the cloister schools of St Martin of Tours, of Fulda, Corbie, Fontenelle and many others, besides the older monasteries of St Gall and Reichenau.

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  • In 371-372 the people of Tours chose him for their bishop. He did much to extirpate idolatry from his diocese and from France, and to extend the monastic system.

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  • Overwhelmed with remorse, he went to Tours to implore forgiveness at the tomb of St Martin, and died shortly afterwards.

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  • His swimming exploit among the Hetware, allowance being made for poetic exaggeration, fits remarkably well into the circumstances of the story told by Gregory of Tours; and perhaps his contest with Breca may have been an exaggeration of a real incident in his career; and even if it was originally related of some other hero, its attribution to the historical Beowulf may have been occasioned by his renown as a swimmer.

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  • Though of ancient origin, Blois is first distinctly mentioned by Gregory of Tours in the 6th century, and was not of any importance till the 9th century, when it became the seat of a powerful countship (see below).

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  • But in the states of Tours in 1468 he evinced the same mistrust for fiscal control by the people as for the privileges of the nobility.

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  • The hotel runs an extensive program with toboggan rides snowshoe hiking tours, ski races, skittles and much more.

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  • Some talkative birds from to may the weather is tours will feature.

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  • Other designated machines miss harrah 's hotel winery tours can.

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  • Some may even offer virtual tours of the location and surrounding area.

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  • A boat that is used for commercial operations like tours or fishing charters can potentially require faster charging times than boats used for recreation.

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  • Do you want to take leisurely tours in calm water or do you want to battle the rapids for a thrill ride?

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  • If you love shopping with a large group or want to plan a weekend getaway for a holiday shopping trip, the mall offers group tours for 15 people or more.

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  • The next time you're looking to plan a group outing either with family or friends, look into group tours at Pleasant Prairie Outlet Mall.

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  • Through various activities and events throughout the year, the MREA promotes and explains sources of renewable energy and offers tours at the ReNew the Earth Institute to demonstrate various renewable energy sources and how they work.

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  • Visitors are welcome to stroll among the gardens and visit the stables, barn and carriage house on self-guided tours.

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  • Special holiday season events include evening candlelit tours.

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  • Visitors may choose from a variety of tours, including the inside and outside of the house.

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  • Guided tours are available year-round with ticket prices ranging from $10 to $30.

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  • Hornibrook Mansion is open for tours and high teas daily, or of course, for a weekend getaway.

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  • Visitors can choose between frequent guided tours and self-guided audio tours.

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  • Tours are conducted on a regular basis and about 120,000 people visit per year.

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  • Certain tours require reservations, while others do not.

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  • Some tours are offered in June through August as well as occasional night tours.

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  • Special group tours can be arranged for groups larger than 15 people, and private personal tours can also be arranged for a special price.

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  • Smithsonian Education-This is a wonderful site that offers kids interactive, informative art tours, as well as numerous online games and activities.

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  • If you live near a wine-growing region, the local vineyards may offer tours that end with a tasting.

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  • Remember to keep memorabilia from your tours such as ticket stubs and information pamphlets to use on your pages or to get pertinent information about the building.

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  • White House tours must be scheduled weeks in advance so if you were unable to tour the actual building, postcards or photos from outside the fence will have to do.

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  • These towns offer museums, walking and mining tours.

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  • For virtual tours and a downloadable brochure, visit the hotel's website.

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  • Some packages may only include one or two meals, or there may be restrictions on activities, such as choosing certain tours or activities at specified times.

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  • From Hawaiian whale watching and helicopter tours to a romantic European cruise, options abound.

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  • Some regional guides are also available online and include comprehensive venue listing virtual tours of banquet halls and other wedding facilities, and more.

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  • Either way, celebrity house tours are always big.

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  • For fans, it's fun to see the celebrity lifestyle by viewing photos and taking tours of the stars' homes.

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  • Guided Hollywood home tours are big business in Tinseltown, and they offer the best way to catch a glimpse of your favorite stars on their "day off", all the while cruising in air conditioned comfort.

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  • Starline Tours is the oldest and best known in the business (yep, you've seen them in Speed and The Osbournes).

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  • Starline tours run every day, year round, with departures every half hour, on the half hour.

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  • Hollywood Tours gives Starline a run for their money, promising 45 celebrity homes on their two hour tour.

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  • Hollywood Tours takes you one place you can't get with Starline, and that is directly up to the famous Hollywood sign at the top of Mulholland Drive - a great photo op!

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  • Hollywood Tours can also take you to other California hot spots like Universal Studios, Sea World, and Six Flags, as well as Las Vegas tours.

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  • This includes record sales, tours and promotional items.

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  • Finding online virtual tours can be a challenge because most famous folks don't want to let the public see past the front door.

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  • Other campuses are considering allowing Brooke and the crew to take a walk around the grounds but are exploring the option of charging VH1 for the extra staff needed to make the tours happen.

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  • Tours can also be a great way to familiarize yourself with the area, and make note of any locations you'd like to go back to on your own time.

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  • Some tours, however, are taken in a helicopter.

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  • Occasionally, people get to see the stars themselves on these tours.

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  • Or, you can search for virtual celebrity home tours.

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  • The dynamic musical duo earned their millions via record sales, endorsement deals, movies and tours.

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  • Though she has lead a very busy career with comedy tours, television shows and film appearances, 2009 was a stellar year for her, opening up many doors for her future.

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  • Between 1965 and 1977, Joey Heatherton was a regular member of Bob Hope's USO tours, traveling around the world to entertain the troops.

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  • Her fantastic looks and energetic performances made her one of the most in-demand entertainers on these tours, and clips were shown regularly on television.

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  • Live theater productions and tours gave Valentine a much wider range of roles to play, and she found herself relishing the freedom from being typecast.

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  • No new albums or tours were scheduled, and Sade herself faded out of the spotlight.

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  • Considering the demands made on celebrities, who make appearances all over the world for promotions, charity events, and acting roles or concert tours, owning a private jet seems to be a necessity for many.

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  • She's the daughter of a German opera singer and Army official, and traveled extensively through Europe with her mother on her opera tours.

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  • Charlie Sheen news changes on a daily basis with headlines including commentary on his legal battles (professional and personal), tours, Emmy consideration, personal feuds and much, much more.

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  • Some schools even offer virtual tours, allowing you to walk across campus, visit classroom buildings, and see a typical dorm.

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  • As a result, take the time to find the right school for you through campus tours and other opportunities.

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  • Ballroom dance lessons, photography classes, trivia games, ship tours - including an educational guided tour of art collections - wine tastings, and spa seminars are frequently offered.

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  • Historic tours, snorkeling, and diving are popular excursions.

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  • Various historical tours are available, as well as premier golf excursions, a wide range of shopping, and other comprehensive packages.

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  • Different cruise ships offer a variety of unique shore tours in Nassau.

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  • Snorkeling, scuba diving, glass-bottom boat rides, and historical tours are popular choices.

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  • These tours will also return you to the dock, and the cost of transportation is included in the shore excursion price.

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  • A popular part of many packages, these additional tours are the perfect way to see not only the tremendous coast and ports of Alaska, but also to experience the wild beauty of the interior.

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  • Alaska cruise tours often involve visits to different cities, unique natural features, and explorations of Denali National Park.

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  • There are several different types of tours available, depending on the specific cruise line.

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  • Holland America Cruise Line offers the most extensive selection of Alaska options, with more than two dozen tours ranging from eleven to nineteen total days, including the time spent onboard the ship (typically seven days).

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  • Most cruise lines that offer Alaskan voyages also have some variety of cruise tours available, including Carnival and Princess Cruises, though their options are typically shorter than those offered by Holland America.

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  • Tours can be booked either before or after a cruise, and they offer the convenience of limited paperwork, an experienced tour director from the cruise line, and dozens of coordinated sightseeing options.

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  • Naturally, longer tours will have a greater variety of stops, as well as bonus days to more deeply explore popular destinations.

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  • Different tours offer a variety of features, though all of them provide passengers a glimpse of the awesome wildlife and natural beauty of Alaska.

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  • Passengers can choose from a variety of optional excursions throughout the tour, such as whale watching quests, river rafting, guided hikes, helicopter tours, and other sightseeing options.

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  • For details about specific tours, prospective passengers should consult an experienced travel agent or communicate directly with the cruise line.

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  • Alaska cruise tours are not covered in the standard cost of a cruise vacation; instead, they are an additional fee based on the length of the tour and the scheduled attractions.

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  • By adding Alaska cruise tours onto standard seven-day cruise vacations, travelers can explore the state's interior and come face to face with many natural delights, including wolves, caribou, moose, bears, and more.

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  • Guided historic and cultural tours via boat, bike, horse-drawn carriage, or trolley.

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  • The summer and fall months are the busiest for itineraries leaving from the Big Apple, simply because New England and Canadian destinations are among the most popular for fall foliage tours.

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  • Informational activities including galley tours, port lectures, and expert talks.

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  • Let them help choose shore tours for the whole family to enjoy.

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  • These cruise packages not only include a terrific cruise, but also add pre- and post- sailing tours and sightseeing.

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  • Alcoholic drinks, shore tours, spa treatments, and souvenirs are not included and prices can add up quickly, making even the best deal far more expensive than anticipated.

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  • In each of these ports of call, passengers are offered a variety of adventurous tours in keeping with Royal Caribbean's active nature.

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  • Scuba diving, horseback riding, jeep tours, Mayan ruin visits, and beach excursions are common options.

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  • Other shore excursions may include kayaking to an isolated region, Zodiac tours of relatively uncharted coastlines, snorkeling and diving expeditions, photography hikes, or historical tours.

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  • South and Central American tours focusing on ancient Mayan and Inca civilizations.

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  • For example, on a voyage that includes Zodiac tours and water landings, passengers may be asked to bring waterproof wading boots, and rain gear is often recommended for adventure cruises.

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  • Passengers are encouraged to be in good health for their voyage so they can enjoy all the tours and activities without being concerned about physical limitations.

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  • Sky walk tours through platforms and bridges built in the jungle canopy.

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  • Itineraries for small ship cruises typically focus more on the culture of a region than just on specific ports; small ship voyages in France often feature tours of remarkable architecture, history, art, golf, or wine.

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  • Inspiration Cruises and Tours has lined up outstanding Christian artists which patrons have come to expect on a Christian cruise with Gaithers.

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  • Christmas Market Tours offers nearly fifty different Christmas tours to choose from ranging from seven to twelve days.

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  • River Cruise Tours has ten different Christmas market cruise options, from eight to eleven days.

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  • The deluxe river cruise packages include sightseeing, tours, meals, and the wonderful Christmas markets courtesy of the river cruise boat the MS Bolero.

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  • Walking and city tours, musical events, and optional excursions are additions to the Christmas market experiences.

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  • Because a cruise price includes many basic travel necessities, passengers can enjoy their travels for one price rather than arranging for more expensive airfare, different hotels, and different tours throughout their European getaway.

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  • Passengers can choose from elegant lunch and dinner options about StarLite Cruises, as well as other sailings including sightseeing tours, theme cruises, and chartered events for wedding cruises, reunions, and other private parties.

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  • Several companies offer special tours and dinner cruises aboard their ships during Mother's Day weekend.

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  • Sport fishing, golfing, fantastic beaches, off road tours, and water sports are among the most popular activities in Cabo.

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  • Other cruise activities will also be offered, and passengers will be able to take advantage of numerous cruise shore excursions in Nassau, such as snorkeling, cultural tours, party boats, and more.

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  • When you select an adult cruise, look for a ship offering appealing amenities, interesting tours and entertainment suitable to your tastes.

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  • Cruise companies offer a variety of tours, which range in length from one hour to three days.

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  • Storytelling Cruises--Professional storytellers teach passengers about the culture of Native Americans, who used to live along the Mighty Mississippi, and give tours of hallowed Civil War sites located along the historic waterway.

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  • With many unique vessels offering tours from various points along the river, there is an option for Mississippi River cruises for any interested passenger.

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  • Private tours of Alaska's picturesque natural surroundings are plentiful.

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  • Archaeology expeditions, which feature tours of ancient sites once inhabited by Alaska's maritime cultures.

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  • Dream Pleasure Tours is a company that specializes in lifestyle cruises.

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  • Passengers on Carnival's cruise to nowhere have the opportunity to visit the city's many galleries and museums and take historical tours.

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  • These tours take guests to the interior of the continent by bus or train or to the Arctic by plane.

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  • Dozens of cruise companies offer tours of the historic Hudson River.

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  • The guided tours are narrated by ship staff and most include a light meal.

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  • The itinerary also includes tours of the historic cities and towns that dot the river, some of which date back to Dutch and English rule.

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  • Shore excursions might include tours to castles, vineyards, famous cathedrals, markets or chateaux.