Towards sentence example

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  • They moved towards the three.

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  • Some of them ran towards the east, some towards the west, and some towards the south.

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  • Darian darted towards the house.

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  • The sense grew stronger as she led them down the hall past a waiting room and nurse's station towards the quiet hallway lined by patients' rooms, each housing four to five patients.

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  • Darian moved sluggishly towards the shivering woman.

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  • He nodded his head towards the garage door.

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  • Jule looked again towards the garage, growing concerned he hadn't heard a car or garage door motor yet.

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  • There are fourteen-ish bodies towards the back of the church.

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  • Is it not possible to take a step further towards recognizing and organizing the rights of man?

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  • He fished his keys out of her pocket and hurried her towards the parking lot.

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  • Jenn met his gaze, and he looked again towards the fire.

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  • She squinted towards the blazing buildings to see a dark figure half-trotting, half-limping towards them.

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  • When she moved woodenly towards her bedroom, he disappeared.

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  • She hugged herself and hurried towards the door to the pub.

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  • Startled, she watched him dart towards Dusty.

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  • Amused, Damian looked at Darian and tossed his head towards the door.

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  • Already she began to see quite plainly the little elves in their tall pointed hats, dancing down the dusky alleys, and peeping from between the bushes, and they seemed to come nearer and nearer; and she stretched her hands up towards the tree in which the doll sat and they laughed, and pointed their fingers at her.

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  • A form loitering against one wall straightened as he started towards the stairs.

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  • Shivering, she pulled out her phone to call her father as she made her way towards the street.

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  • Towards evening he told his men to ride home by the main road while he went by another way that was somewhat longer.

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  • She followed him with her eyes as he retreated towards the kitchen.

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  • Might do you good to get out of sight, he said, nodding towards the windows.

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  • Jonny looked towards the door to the kitchen suddenly, and his gaze darkened.

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  • With a noisy sigh, he slinked out the back door of the kitchen towards the barracks.

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  • She drove the winding roads from her father's manor through County Clare and south towards the Cliffs of Moher to Doolin, one of her favorite day trips.

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  • He started towards her.

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  • Green-eyes stepped between Bianca and Purple-eyes, and Purple-eyes backed towards the window again.

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  • The dark mist slid to the floor and crept towards them.

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  • She channeled her energy towards it, feeding it.

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  • He pushed her away and moved towards the bed.

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  • He said nothing as they exited and drove north, towards the highway.

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  • Though his body didn't speak of it, she directed her power towards it as well.

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  • Bianca jogged after the two, who raced towards a small crowd at the opened gate of the compound.

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  • Bianca moved away from Talon towards the violent waves and then sat with her back to a wave as high as her waist.

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  • Hesitating only a moment more, Yully moved towards him and knelt.

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  • She hesitated at the head of the stairs, tormented by the knowledge her father was incapable of mercy towards his daughter, let alone a stranger.

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  • They stared for a long moment then Talon shoved her towards the water.

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  • They stared towards a hallway too dark for her to see into.

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  • In another flash of lightning, she saw a form dart from the hallway, around the stunned crowd, towards her.

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  • Sean caught his eye and tossed his head towards the restrooms.

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  • Gabriel glanced towards the fortress.

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  • Demons flew towards him.

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  • She chanted the words as they walked towards the horizon.

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  • Her glance towards the mountain mansion told him things were not going well.

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  • Jenn turned and walked towards the fortress again.

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  • Jenn held her ground when the Black God marched towards her.

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  • Burton-upon-Trent (Burhton) is first mentioned towards the close of the 9th century, when St Modwen, an Irish virgin, is said to have established a convent on the Isle of Andressey opposite Burton.

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  • The yield of tin in Victoria is very small, and until lately no fields of importance have been discovered; but towards the latter end of 1890 extensive deposits were reported to exist in the Gippsland district - at Omeo and Tarwin.

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  • Suddenly, towards evening, a band of robbers swooped down upon them.

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  • Since his back was to the danger, he was unaware when the man gunned the engine and started to drive towards him.

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  • Her heart quickening, she started towards the entrance of the church.

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  • Dusty smiled faintly as Toni walked towards the back of the church, whistling.

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  • Those around him moved away, and those on a path towards his side of the hall changed their minds and turned around.

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  • They looked towards her as the bell over the door rang.

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  • Bianca focused on it and channeled her healing energy towards the dark pain.

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  • His gaze turned towards the hallway.

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  • His eyes found Bianca, who stood shivering in the rain, staring towards the fire, as if waiting for Jonny to reappear.

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  • The vamp in front of Jonny launched towards her.

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  • Yully closed her eyes and reached out towards her father.

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  • You already know the Immortal mating is what made you feel that way towards Gabriel.

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  • He looked away, towards the window, hands on his hips.

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  • One minute, Dr. Wynn was headed back towards Deidre's exam room.

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  • Gabe lifted his chin towards Rhyn in a silent request.

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  • His feelings towards Sarah resembled those toward his older sister, Emily, whom he idolized as a caregiver, teacher, and confident.

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  • Lana's smile remained as she crossed the helipad towards the barracks.

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  • He broke away before she reached him, instead striding towards her.

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  • While the night's events were still a bit hazy, her memory was clear enough to feel gratitude towards the man crouched beside her.

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  • The heavy metal box grated towards her.

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  • Mike gazed towards the Mississippi.

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  • She stepped from the final building and watched men and women carry cauldrons towards the bonfire area.

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  • They walked towards the beach that had formed his prison for three days in the real world.

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  • Damian inched towards it, planting his hands on the ground.

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  • She crossed the road and walked into the pine forest, towards the small town.

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  • He rose and moved towards the kitchen.

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  • Jenn nodded and strode towards the stairwell.

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  • Darian started towards the stairwell then stopped, not wanting to disturb Jenn after their long night.

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  • Pain radiated through her, but she pushed herself towards the door.

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  • In 1889 an important step towards federation was taken by Sir Henry Parkes.

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  • He took in her features again then looked down the hall, where several people moved towards them.

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  • In general they are characterized by a firm adherence to the fundamental articles of Catholic orthodoxy, tempered by a tolerant attitude towards those not of "the household of the faith."

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  • Towards the en._ cf October 20,000 shearers were called out, and many other trades, principally concerned with the handling or shipping of wool, joined the ranks of the strikers, with the result that the maritime and pastoral industries throughout the whole of Australia were most injuriously disturbed.

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  • The great bird was high in the air and flying towards the far-off mountains with all his money.

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  • He looked down and saw the arrow pointed towards one of the symbols.

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  • Gabe turned towards Rhyn, in sore need of a pep talk as only his best friend could provide.

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  • Too much relied upon him for him to continue barreling towards disaster.

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  • She inched towards the edge of the building.

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  • The woman in brown glared at him but stalked towards the kitchen.

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  • She walked towards the brightest of the glowing doorways and hesitated, unable to see through it.

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  • She didn't wait for him but flipped off her sandals and jogged down the beach, towards the abandoned lot nearby.

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  • She forced herself to breathe deeply and continued towards the distant road.

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  • She crossed her arms and walked towards him, stopping close enough for him to reach her, if he wanted to.

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  • Deidre went obediently with her towards the fortress, numb and nauseous.

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  • Whatever step towards him she seemed to take this day, she'd leapt back about twenty.

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  • No longer able to register the world around her, she walked numbly towards the first trail she saw.

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  • Breaking through the surface, Gabriel gasped in a few breaths before swimming towards the shore with powerful strokes.

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  • He tipped his head towards the man he'd brought with him.

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  • Gabriel rubbed the back of his head and paced towards the windows.

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  • The experimental surgeries I performed the first six months were not geared towards curing you at all.

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  • You feel the same way towards me that I do towards you.

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  • He strode towards a dark wall of the in-between place.

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  • Near full-blown panic again, Deidre was midway through her second step towards the door when the creature snatched her.

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  • Toby began to panic and pull, and the jaguar lowered itself farther to the ground, planting its back legs and jerking the boy towards the forest.

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  • The scent of real food wafted towards her.

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  • She walked towards her quarters, uncertain why his departure bothered her.

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  • Unwilling to see her death, she closed her eyes, never imagining she'd ever be hurtling towards some distant planet in an escape pod booby-trapped to kill her!

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  • Elisabeth started towards her.

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  • She then turned and sauntered towards Victor, not a hint of fear in her carriage "Hello, Victor" His greeting was returned with a hiss, "Elisabeth!"

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  • She padded towards her desk, where the Undersecretary of Domestic Security's electronic records were maintained within a secured, portable vault the size of her hand.

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  • The shuttle disappeared behind buildings as it headed towards one of the seven helipads on the compound.

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  • He could only steer them towards the Underground Railroad, the secretive systems of bunkers and tunnels running beneath major cities that were developed by the PMF during the ten-year war.

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  • He strode towards the entrance behind several others exiting the building.

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  • Heat rolled over him as he was flung towards the weed-infested parking lot.

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  • Dan rallied his team and broke towards the east, where the first flares had appeared.

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  • The enigmatic Tim's request for a favor was readily granted after three generations of both their families working together towards the PMF's goals of national unity.

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  • Brady snatched his computer fast enough to surprise the fed in blue and strode towards the gates.

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  • He held out his arm towards a closed door leading to another corridor.

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  • Lana glanced towards the door and sat at a small table nearby.

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  • She watched General Greene stride towards the command hub.

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  • She turned away and started towards the barracks.

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  • He put pressure on his injured leg with a grimace but gestured towards the unconscious soldier hanging between two others.

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  • They turned to see the tall five-star general stride towards them, right arm still at his side while his other swung.

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  • Dan glanced towards her.

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  • The general's stride quickened as he exited the medical facilities towards the direction both women had gone.

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  • Lana shifted, and Arnie bolted towards the cliff.

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  • Lana jumped over him and squeezed between two boulders, all but flinging herself towards the object.

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  • Brady placed her on it and gripped the handle, walking towards the road.

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  • She stood at the bottom of the hill leading towards the command center.

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  • Lana turned and smiled as the security specialist drove towards her in a cart.

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  • They headed towards the top of the mountain.

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  • Lana's heart skipped a beat, and she pulled out the tracker Elise gave her, starting through the forest towards the stream.

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  • He stepped towards her, and she inched away.

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  • She pushed herself away from him as he took another step towards her, a newfound horror creeping through her.

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  • She could survive on the ample amounts of supplies the emerops facilities contained if she moved from facility to facility towards the west.

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  • Finally, it caught, and she kicked her feet as it pulled her towards the surface.

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  • With one last look at the river, she turned away and climbed the bank clumsily before heading towards the road leading from the bridge to her home.

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  • Attack on feds fleeing towards Sky Bridge.

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  • The occupant of the large chair in the corner of the living room launched towards her in a flurry of brown and black fur.

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  • She touched the pocket as she moved towards the door.

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  • She started towards the forest hedging the road adjacent to the condo community.

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  • A military transport rolled from the main road leading out of the forest a few hundred meters away towards the town.

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  • Groups of people milled and moved towards the fields surrounding the town, guided by moonlight and the light of handheld lanterns.

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  • Two of which lead towards known emerops facilities about two to three days out.

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  • We know she was headed west, towards Colorado.

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  • Brady started around the crater towards the southern route.

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  • Lana looked towards Mike.

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  • He motioned the PMF members behind him towards the city.

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  • Brady pulled off his mask, trotting towards her.

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  • The helo flew west, towards the border with Idaho.

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  • Dan bypassed the mansion and led him towards the lake, where two forms stood on a large dock.

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  • He pulled up the hood and strode into the forest, towards the castle.  Beneath the hood, he took in the numbers of demons present.  There weren't as many as he expected but far more than he could fight without his magic.

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  • His anger growing at the petite woman who'd taken Andre, Katie and Gabe from him, Rhyn stalked towards the door.

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  • Follow this path until you reach a stream.  Follow the stream towards the smaller moon.  I'll catch up with you.  Whatever you do, don't leave the stream.

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  • The water looked … black in the moonlight.  She took a step back and looked up towards the moons.  As Gabriel indicated, one moon was lower than the other.

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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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  • The specter pointed back towards the lake.  Katie slowed and watched Gabriel continue onward.  She'd liked Andre above any of the Council members, but his insistence that she go in the direction opposite of which she was headed puzzled her.

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  • Rhyn squinted towards the sound of his brother's voice, struggling to balance the sensations within him.

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  • The crack grew fast, flying down the trail towards Gabriel.  The sound of the earth tearing grew louder.  The trees on either side of her expanded, quickly doubling and then quadrupling in size.  Afraid of being crushed between them, Katie darted off the trail towards Andre, who ran ahead of her.

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  • The two trees whose girth had been small enough for her wrap her arms around had expanded in width and height, reaching towards the gray sky of the underworld.  Katie craned her neck, unable to see the tops of the trees.  Their trunks had grown outward from the trail until they were as wide as a football field.  Their massive roots ruptured the ground that had been the trail, creating a ravine she could see even from their safe distance.

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  • Katie looked over her shoulder again towards the massive trees.  She didn't know what happened with Gabriel, but she hoped he was safe, wherever he was.

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  • He motioned dismissively towards the cell block.

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  • His walk turned to a trot and then a run.  Rhyn ran after him, feeling alive as they raced through the enchanted forest towards a fate he wasn't entirely certain how to handle yet.

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  • Toby asked as they walked towards a glowing portal.

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  • Katie angled herself towards the voice once again.  The woman was close.  She continued and then stopped suddenly, nearly tripping over the small form in her path.

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  • She sat heavily, inching towards the other woman for warmth.

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  • The Ully-demon launched towards him.  The tree snatched Toby and lifted him to safety, and Toby dangled far enough over Ully's head that the demon couldn't reach him.  As he watched, the Ully-demon transformed into its natural form, a creature of wings, talons, and teeth longer than Toby's fingers.

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  • He flew through the air, drawing the attention of nearby demons in midflight.  He saw them shift directions and dart towards him just before he dipped beneath the jungle canopy again.

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  • Even the thunder of the underworld sounded weird.  Katie glanced towards the sky, silently cursing the rain.  She made her way over a fallen log and waited for Deidre before continuing.

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  • Kris and Kiki both looked towards the sky when the thunder began.  They'd both given their jackets to Hannah, whose step was growing slower the farther they went into the jungle.  Kiki muttered but didn't openly bitch, probably knowing Kris had no patience for anyone insulting his mate.

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  • Kris addressed Kiki with a worried look towards Hannah.

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  • She didn't look convinced.  Kris moved away her, his anxiety and concern growing.  They'd come there to rescue one human and might just lose two.  He paced and gazed up the tree, unable to see Kiki.  He heard Hannah stir and glanced towards her.  She rose from her seat.

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  • Kris looked up in time to see Kiki crash through the canopy and plummet towards the ground.  Kris gasped and sprung forward.  A streak of black crossed his vision as a flying demon snatched Kiki out of the air.

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  • Suddenly, Hannah stopped.  Kris barreled towards her.  He glimpsed movement before he burst into the small clearing.  It wasn't until he leapt over the final hurdle – a massive fallen tree – did he see what stopped her.  One moment she stood with her back to him.  The next, she was on the ground, Rhyn's dagger dripping with blood.

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  • Deidre screamed, and Katie twisted in midair.  The woman was tumbling towards the treetops.  Branches snatched at her and missed, and Deidre fell through the canopy to the jungle below.

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  • Suddenly, Deidre's vague story of lost love and Gabe's bitterness towards her clicked.

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  • He tugged her towards the portal.  "Everyone has to deal with Death on their own.  Please, pleeeeeeease come with me, Mama!  We have to take you to the Sanctuary.  You're still not alive or dead yet.  We have to make you alive."

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  • Death lowered the hand displaying the end of the world scenario.  The images of Gabe fighting demons switched to those of Katie on the beach under the moonlight.  Rhyn's breath caught at the sight of her.  She appeared exhausted, tattered, and drenched from the underworld rain.  She'd never looked as beautiful as she did, even if she looked as if she'd just left the underworld.  Toby was with her, pulling her from the beach towards the Sanctuary.

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  • And get rid of the demons.  And with that, she strode past them both, towards the door.

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  • He hefted Kiki once again.  Hannah sniffled and crawled to her feet.  Rhyn hurried towards the Sanctuary, concerned for Kiki but even more anxious about making sure Katie was alive and well.

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  • Everything was a struggle, and life in general wasn't heading towards her goal.

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  • He reached out and gently took her arm, pulling her towards him.

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  • Darian glanced towards his closest friend.

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  • Darian started towards the palace, intending to take her to bed with him once more before he started his official duties.

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  • One of the Guardians stepped towards him.

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  • Jenn's gaze went towards the main room of the dwelling.

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  • She hurried to her feet and continued, heart racing as she ran through the city towards her home.

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  • He didn't go the way they did but cut through an alley towards the center of the city.

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  • Dustin shouted, darting through the obelisks towards her.

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  • Damian struggled to lift the woman at his feet then carried her towards a tree.

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  • She went, walking towards the tree without knowing what to expect.

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  • Jenn started forward then paused with a glance towards the closed bedroom door.

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  • The Other glowed purple-black in the night, and more lightning streaked towards Darian.

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  • She'd pulled on her boots and snatched her backpack before she was half awake, running towards the door.

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  • All looked towards the door when she entered, and she smiled.

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  • The small town had only dirt roads, and his glanced lingered towards a farmers market under the awnings in the center, a couple of blocks away.

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  • Jenn trotted through the orchard towards the city, energized by the plentiful magic in the world around her.

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  • Her gaze flickered towards the other end of the orchard, where the White God's palace had been.

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  • Satisfied he could find it, Darian started towards the door.

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  • You've been acting strange towards me for days now.

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  • Jenn took several steps towards him, Darian shifted, reminded of another temptress, one that had succeeded not only in mating with him but betraying him.

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  • She pulled on her shirt and jacket, turning towards her locker without opening it.

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  • He shook his head to clear it and walked away, towards the front door.

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  • Redheaded Yully and tiny Bianca raced down the hallway towards the foyer, chasing the vamp Charles.

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  • Darian started towards the palace.

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  • He roused himself and trotted down the hill, towards the obelisk.

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  • He trotted back towards the orchard, pensive.

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  • She got dressed and looked at the time, her heart pounding harder and harder as she moved towards the door.

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  • Her gaze assessed their location for a safe path towards the ocean.

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  • Jenn trotted forward, towards the huge block of marble.

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  • She started forward again, towards more debris.

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  • Jenn gazed towards the wall, mentally determining her chances at taking on six guardsmen and getting them all over the wall before more came or worse—before Others showed up.

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  • His rhythm disrupted, he glanced towards the boulder where he'd hidden Yully and Charles, making sure they weren't in danger.

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  • Jonny cried, moving towards them.

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  • He felt Jenn's pain the moment he stepped towards Claire.

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  • I've come to peace with some things and am working towards peace on others.

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  • He started away from her towards the obelisk.

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  • Darian stepped towards Claire.

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  • She trotted away from him up the beach towards the marble obelisk that rose out of the orchard.

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  • She took a step towards it.

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  • Jenn glanced towards her.

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  • The Other raised a hand, and Jenn dived to the ground as lightning ripped through the air towards her.

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  • Purple lightning sizzled and a guardsman's sword arced towards her simultaneously.

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  • Jenn ducked at the sight of purple lightning, stunned when he caught it midair and flung it back towards the Other.

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  • She looked towards their destination then back at the pillar of magic, which had grown thicker and had begun eating away at the earth around it.

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  • Instinct took over, urging her towards the gateway.

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  • White fire spewed from the ground upward, towards the sky.

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  • He glanced towards the Watcher to find the space empty.

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  • The woman clenched his arm and slid towards the ground until she held only his wrist.

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  • Swords flashing, they sprinted towards her and the center of the city only to be brought down by a flurry of arrows a dozen feet before her.

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  • Vara pulled her body towards him until she cleared the cell then lifted her.

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  • Sirian straightened his clothing and looked around, towards the mountains in the north and Dierdirien's stronghold.

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  • She and her friends fell away as he moved into the crowd, towards the blonde.

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  • Xander knew the effect he had on women; they tended to be compelled towards him then melted when he touched them.

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  • Xander picked up on one of the Guardians from the local station moving towards the alley.

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  • The Guardian sighed and turned, starting the long walk towards LA.

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  • He started up the beach towards his condo.

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  • Laurie looked towards the bed.

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  • Jessi turned towards the door, ready to leave him in the hallway so she could lock herself and Ashley in the room.

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  • He forced his attention away and walked slowly down the hallway, towards the room where the girl had been – and where Jonny had appeared twice this morning.

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  • She was like a walking rectangle with a bird face, and she got outright hostile towards the beautiful women she escorted out of his home every morning.

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  • Yet Xander felt nothing negative towards her.

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  • Darian strode away towards the large jungle gym, out of hearing distance but close enough to watch and react.

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  • He tilted his head towards one cabinet in response.

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  • He turned away towards the stairs leading down to the main floor, and she sneaked a glance to see if he still wore the necklace.

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  • Startled by his interest, she looked towards the stairs.

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  • She wrung the water out of his shirt and walked down the hallway towards the laundry room.

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  • He grabbed it as he strode towards the door and saw Jessi had anticipated him.

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  • She all but fled up the stairs to the kitchen, heading towards the iPad.

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  • She looked towards the porch and jumped.

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  • Jessi glanced towards his bedroom, not about to knock on his door to see if he was ready.

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  • With another glance towards the porch, Jessi started down the hallway.

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  • Toni looked her over in irritation as Jessi walked towards Laurencio.

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  • She tried to look towards Gerry and silently beg him to help her.

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  • Laurencio rushed towards it, snatching it from his assistant and cradling it to check for sand.

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  • Jessi started towards Brandon's to tell him to pack or hide.

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  • They turned in unison towards the speaker.

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  • He led them towards the massive red barn at the center of the buildings.

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  • She breezed past him towards the entrance.

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  • He lifted his chin towards the beach.

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  • Jessi watched her cousin walk away then break into a run as she crossed the street and headed towards the bookstore.

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  • Their leader eyed a family of five walking across the aisle towards their car.

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  • She strode towards the car.

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  • Images of him sliding it south, towards the part of her that ached, filled her mind.

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  • He was headed towards the stairs.

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  • At her silence, he glanced towards her.

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  • He took a step towards her.

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  • She glanced towards the blocky sign as they passed it.

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  • She strode towards the mall, hating the reminder.

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  • She glanced towards him.

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  • Jenn struck off towards the barn.

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  • She led them through the mall towards the entrance, while her cousins talked.

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  • The cousins hesitated, but Xander tossed his head towards the restaurant.

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  • She found herself leaning towards Xander, if the choice was between him and Gerry.

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  • She swatted him away, striding towards the car.

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  • Xander felt her grow tenser as they were waved down the long driveway, towards the oceanfront building.

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  • He gazed towards his nonexistent condo and crossed his arms, leaning back against the car.

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  • He looked towards the sound and raised his eyebrows.

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  • He moved away, towards an open door leading into the building.

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  • Men her size hurled strange purple lightening towards Darian.

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  • The vampire moved towards her.

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  • Xander walked with her towards the barn.

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  • Jonny left her in front of the windows and strode towards one hallway.

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  • Jonny whirled, starting towards Ashley, when the teen girl winked out of existence in a flash of purple light.

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  • Unable to determine what his emotions towards her were, he needed to experience what he did whenever he was inside her.

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  • The Other released the teen, who darted away from him, towards Jessi.

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  • She moved towards the Other.

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  • Lightening arced from the Original Other towards the necklace.

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  • The Original Other motioned to the men around him, pointing towards Xander with a silent command.

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  • Purple lightening sizzled past her towards Xander.

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  • Before she registered lightening coming towards them, he had blocked it.

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  • The magic trickled, and he glanced towards the female form in an outcropping of boulders nearby.

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  • It was strong enough to wipe out anything negative he might feel towards her.

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  • Xander lifted her easily into his arms and carried her towards the bedroom.

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  • Theveste was founded towards the close of the 1st century A.D.

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  • The view peculiar to him is reached in the end as the crowning conception towards which all separate channels of thought have tended, and in the light of which the life of man in nature and mind, in the individual and in society, had been surveyed.

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  • He was no follower of their ideas, indeed often opposed to them; but he derived from Bacon an increasing stimulus towards the investigation of certain great problems of history and philosophy, while Grotius proved valuable in his study of philosophic jurisprudence.

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  • But Vico maintained that the one was continually progressing towards the other, positive law showing an increasing tendency to draw nearer to natural and rational law.

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  • Tables towards the wider, more general and more humane jus gentium.

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  • It has been justly observed by many that this continuous cyclical movement entirely excludes the progress of humanity towards a better future.

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  • But Oswio and his son Ecgfrith greatly extended their territories towards the north and north-west, making themselves masters of the kingdoms of Strathclyde and Dalriada, as well as of a large part of the Pictish kingdom.

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  • In 1894 and 1895, Fischer, in a remarkable series of papers on the influence of molecular structure upon the action of the enzyme, showed that various species of yeast behave very differently towards solutions of sugars.

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  • In this respect the plasma behaves in a similar manner towards the sugars as does the living yeast cell.

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  • She found the maestro towards the end of 1837 dispirited by a temporary eclipse of popularity and in the first stage of his fatal malady, and carried him off to winter with her in the south.

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  • He obtained 150,000 ducats towards the expenses of the expedition from Henry VIII.

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  • The pope had repeatedly used the rich northern benefices to reward members of the Roman curia, and towards the close of the year 1516 he sent the grasping and impolitic Arcimboldi as papal nuncio to Denmark to collect money for St Peter's.

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  • The more important of the suburbs lie towards the east, where the promontory joins the main plateau, of which it forms the north-western extremity.

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  • At the temperate stations the maximum occurs near mid-winter; in the Arctic it seems deferred towards spring.

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  • He was back in Scotland towards the end of June.

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  • These ordinary ridge beds furnish a good supply towards the end of summer, and in autumn.

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  • For a winter supply the beds should be made towards the end of August, and the end of October.

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  • He was essentially a student, with strong leanings towards archaeology and ecclesiology.

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  • The state rejected decisively the overtures made by Virginia in 1866, looking towards a reunion of the commonwealths.

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  • From these streets others strike at right angles down to the harbour, while others again lead obliquely up towards the Belt, beyond which are extensive suburbs.

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  • The streets of Valletta, paved with stone, run along and across the ridge, and end on each side towards the water in steep flights of steps.

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  • The knights strengthened Valletta and its harbour by bastions, curtain-walls, lines and forts, towards the sea, towards the land and on every available point, taking advantage in every particular of the natural rock and of the marvellous advantages of situation, rendering it then almost impregnable.

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  • He signed a blank treaty of peace with the Mahrattas, who were still in arms, reversed the action of the Madras government towards the nizam, and concentrated all the resources of Bengal against Hyder Ali.

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  • She survived her husband, who cherished towards her to the last the sentiments of a lover.

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  • The cylinder contains towards n a sliding rod, and towards 0 a compressed spiral spring.

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  • He had a share in an attempt made towards union with the Greek Church.

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  • A tendency is growing up towards the extension of technical and commercial education in place of the exclusively classical instruction hitherto imparted.

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  • They are distributed over the whole island, but are perhaps most frequent towards the centre and in the Nurra.

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  • Whatever the obligations of the state towards the ecclesiastical society may be in pure theory, in practice they become more precise and stable when they assume the nature of a bilateral convention by which the state engages itself with regard to a third party.

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  • But with these reservations it must unhesitatingly be said that concordats are bilateral or synallagmatic contracts, from which results an equal mutual obligation for the two parties, who enter into a juridical engagement towards each other.

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  • The numerous concordats concluded towards the middle of the 19th century with several of the South American republics either have not come into force or have been denounced and replaced by a more or less pacific modus vivendi.

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  • A large variety of materials have been used in their manufacture by different peoples at different times - painted linen and shavings of stained horn by the Egyptians, gold and silver by the Romans, rice-paper by the Chinese, silkworm cocoons in Italy, the plumage of highly coloured birds in South America, wax, small tinted shells, &c. At the beginning of the 8th century the French, who originally learnt the art from the Italians, made great advances in the accuracy of their reproductions, and towards the end of that century the Paris manufacturers enjoyed a world-wide reputation.

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  • The great difference is in the attitude towards the Lord's Supper, the Reformed or Calvinistic Churches repudiating not only transubstantiation but also the Lutheran consubstantiation.

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  • Towards the end of the 12th century the town was in the hands of the Servian prince Stephen Nemanya, who there received hospitably the German emperor Frederic Barbarossa and his Crusaders.

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  • Towards the end of the r8th century Mannheim attained great celebrity in the literary world as the place where Schiller's early plays were performed for the first time.

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  • When, towards the end of his student-days in Berlin, he was acting as clinical assistant in the eye department of the Berlin Hospital, he noticed that in keratitis and corneal wounds healing took place without the appearance of plastic exudation.

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  • The blue eyes -and the white coat of the kitten indicate that the Siamese breed is a semi-albino, which when adult tends towards melanism, such a combination of characters being apparently unknown in any other animal.

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  • Some - for instance, Otto, the mayor of the palace of Austrasia towards 640 - were devoted to the Crown.

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  • His policy was steadily directed towards maintaining the peace of Utrecht, and this made him the main opponent of the schemes of Cardinal Alberoni for the aggrandizement of Spain.

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  • Towards the end of the year Descartes was on his way to Italy.

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  • Both these methods, differing from that now employed, are interesting as preliminary steps towards the method of fluxions and the differential calculus.

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  • In that gland the mystery of creation is concentrated; thought meets extension and directs it; extension moves towards thought and is perceived.

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  • Excavations on the site of Ostia were only begun towards the close of the 18th century, and no systematic work was done until 1854, when under Pius IX.

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  • Nothing could now retard the natural advance of the young Russian state towards the east and the south-east.

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  • Towards the end of his life Ivan was partially consoled for his failure in the west by the unexpected acquisition of the kingdom of Siberia in the east, which was first subdued by the Cossack hetman Ermak or Yermak in 1581.

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  • His dying boast, that "no Athenian had put on mourning through his doing," perhaps refers to his forbearance towards his political rivals, whom he refused to ruin by prosecution.

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  • In his attitude towards the members of the Delian League Pericles likewise maintained a purely Athenian point of view.

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  • The influence of Aspasia on Athenian thought, though denounced unsparingly by most critics, may indeed have been beneficial, inasmuch as it tended towards the emancipation of the Attic woman from the over-strict tutelage in which she was kept.

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  • He took the first steps towards the canonization of Queen Margaret of Scotland, and sent missionaries under Portuguese auspices to the Congo.

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  • But the earlier clubs did nothing towards organizing the game.

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  • His "Love" is His will as directed towards the realization of His purpose in the kingdom.

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  • A little south of Samarra are found remains of the Median Wall, which stretched south-west towards the Euphrates near Sahlawych, marking the edge of the Babylonian alluvial plain.

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